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African & Oceanic Art / Kongo Sceptre Handle, Boma Region, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Property from the Martin and Roberta Lerner Collection
Lot 45
Kongo Sceptre Handle, Boma Region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
27 April 2022, 10:00 EDT
New York

US$5,000 - US$7,000

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Kongo Sceptre Handle, Boma Region, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Wood with shiny dark reddish-brown patina
Height 12in (30.5cm)

Provenance
Jean Hessel Collection, ca. 1929-30
Georges F. Keller Collection, Davos/Paris, Switzerland/France (inv. no. 252 written in white on handle)
Paolo Morigi, Magliaso-Lugano
Sotheby's, Paris, 6 June 2005, Lot 170
Martin Lerner Collection, New York, acquired at the above auction

Published
Morigi, Paolo, Raccolta di un amatore d'arte primitiva, Kunstmuseum, Bern, 1980, p. 349, cat. 254

Exhibited
Bern, Switzerland, Kunstmuseum Bern, Kunst aus Africa und Ozeanien. Eine unbekannte Privatsammlung, 22 August – 2 November 1980

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