Auction 12.12.2000

Christie's
Amsterdam

Datum der Auktion: 12.12.2000

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A BAMBARA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS

A BAMBARA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS Sogoni koun-chi wara Carved as a stylised mule supporting an antelope on which is seated a female figure, the animal's body carved as three chevrons, two tall curved horns to the rear, crusty black patina 47cm. high

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 6.000 NLG - 8.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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a bambara antelope headdress

a bambara antelope headdress Chi wara Of stylised form, with tall ears and curved horns, the face with small mouth at the top and pierced through the nose for attachments, hatched ornament to face and horns, on pierced circular base, black patina 36.5cm. high

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BAMBARA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS

A BAMBARA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS Sogoni koun-chi wara Carved as a stylised anteater supporting a roan antelope and with zigzag embellishment, extensive notched ornament, attached to woven fibre cap, dark glossy patina 44.5cm. high

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 6.000 NLG - 8.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BAMBARA FEMALE FIGURE

A BAMBARA FEMALE FIGURE Of tall slender form, standing with the hands at the groin, the narrow face with median crested coiffure, on domed base, dark glossy patina 46.5cm. high

Los #: 126

Schätzpreis: 1.500 NLG - 2.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BAMBARA FEMALE FIGURE

A BAMBARA FEMALE FIGURE Standing with the hands on the hips, conical breasts, median crested coiffure, engraved ornament about the body, on waisted circular base with notched border, a cavity in the back of the coiffure, black oily patina 22cm. high

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 1.500 NLG - 2.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BAULE GONG BEATER

A BAULE GONG BEATER The handle carved as a standing female figure with the arms carved in relief, incised coiffure, the crescent beater with carved geometric ornament and attached cloth panel, dark glossy patina 24.5cm. high

Los #: 90

Schätzpreis: 3.000 NLG - 5.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A Baule knife, a flywhisk and a Senufo implement

A Baule knife, a flywhisk and a Senufo implement The knife with bearded mask carved in high relief on the rectangular hilt, iron blade and hide sheath with leather tassels; the whisk with flared finial above three carved masks in shallow relief, hair whisk; the Senufo implement with female figure

Los #: 107

Schätzpreis: 1.500 NLG - 2.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BAULE MALE FIGURE

A BAULE MALE FIGURE Standing with the arms carved in relief and the hands on the abdomen, the coiffure with notched hairline and triangular lobe at the front, a V-shaped ridge on the forehead, carved armbands on the upper arms, a strap carved over one shoulder, concentric squares carved on the

Los #: 98

Schätzpreis: 1.000 NLG - 1.500 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BAULE MALE FIGURE

A BAULE MALE FIGURE Standing with one hand held the the beard, the other before the abdomen, the latter with native repair to wrist, plaited fibre beard, incised coiffure, keloids in relief to chest, back and neck, dark glossy patina 15cm. high

Los #: 97

Schätzpreis: 3.000 NLG - 4.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BAULE PAIR OF FIGURES

A BAULE PAIR OF FIGURES Male and female, each with cloth loin cloth and white beads about the neck and waist, scarified necks, the male with incised lateral crest to the coiffure, the female with incised median crest, black patinas 19cm. and 20.5cm. high (2

Los #: 91

Schätzpreis: 6.000 NLG - 8.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BEMBE FEMALE FIGURE

A BEMBE FEMALE FIGURE Standing with the legs flexed, the right arm on the right knee, the left held behind the back with the left hand gripping the right upper arm, tall scorched crested coiffure, the eyes with white porcelain inlay, pale glossy patina 14cm. high

Los #: 199

Schätzpreis: 3.000 NLG - 5.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BEMBE MALE FIGURE

A BEMBE MALE FIGURE Standing holding a staff in the right hand and a bottle in the left, the coiffure with incised plait falling down the nape of the neck, carved ornaments in the ear lobes, scarification about the abdomen, the lower body and legs wrapped in cloth secured with twisted fibre, dark

Los #: 200

Schätzpreis: 3.000 NLG - 5.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BEMBE SMALL MALE FIGURE

A BEMBE SMALL MALE FIGURE Standing holding a knife in one hand and a bottle in the other, carved beard, the eyes with inset white porcelain, scarification on the abdomen, red cloth about the legs and waist, scorched embellishments, anal cavity, dark patina 10cm. high

Los #: 197

Schätzpreis: 1.000 NLG - 1.500 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A BENIN HEAD

A BENIN HEAD Uhumwelao , for the ancestral altars With carved coral headdress and choker, feather to one side, some applied brass strips, extensive erosion 49cm. high

Los #: 153

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A CAMEROON 'ROYAL' BELL

A CAMEROON 'ROYAL' BELL The finial carved as two figures carrying a leopard on a litter, a twisted serpent to each side, flared iron bell, dark patina with scorched embellishments 53cm. high

Los #: 163

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A CHAMBA FIGURE

A CHAMBA FIGURE The arms in relief to the sides, pierced at the elbows, inverted conical headgear, large red and blue beads about the neck, dark patina 14cm. high

Los #: 115

Schätzpreis: 1.500 NLG - 2.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A CHOKWE FIGURE

A CHOKWE FIGURE Standing with the hands on the thighs, the face with large lenticular eyes and mouth, on oval base, dark patina with white and ochre pigments 37cm. high

Los #: 327

Schätzpreis: 600 NLG - 800 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A CHOKWE HEAD AND A PANEL FROM A CHAIR

A CHOKWE HEAD AND A PANEL FROM A CHAIR The small head with prominent lenticular eyes and oval mouth carved in relief, the coiffure in three cross-hatched ridges, black patina; the panel with incised geometric ornament, a mask with curved headdress carved in high relief at the centre, black patina

Los #: 328

Schätzpreis: 1.500 NLG - 2.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A CHOKWE HEADREST

A CHOKWE HEADREST The support carved as two standing female figures, their hands raised to hold the ends of the waisted top, a smaller figure to each side, each with hands raised to the headdress, the border to the top and base each with double band of incised zigzags, dark oily patina 11.5cm. high

Los #: 334

Schätzpreis: 8.000 NLG - 12.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A CHOKWE WHISTLE

A CHOKWE WHISTLE The head finial with tall cikunza headdress, the ovoid body with flared mouthpiece and two projecting stops, dark patina 9cm. high

Los #: 320

Schätzpreis: 1.500 NLG - 2.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A CONGO WHISTLE AND A KUBA CARRYING HOOK

A CONGO WHISTLE AND A KUBA CARRYING HOOK The whistle with bulbous head and stop to one side, the angled base bound with rattan; the hook with carved head, the long carved coiffure forming a prong, dark glossy patina 16.5cm. and 11cm. long (2

Los #: 222

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A DAN FEMALE FIGURE

A DAN FEMALE FIGURE Standing with the arms carved free of the body, the face with four inset metal teeth, whitened about the slit eyes, the coiffure in two median ridges with attached fibre plaits, incised scarification to upper chest, abdomen and back, dark patina 49cm. high

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 15.000 NLG - 20.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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a dan mask

a dan mask The large pierced circular mouth with carved teeth, pierced eyes below reddened overhanging brow, vertical ridge to forehead, black patina 26.5cm. high

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 1.500 NLG - 2.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A DAN MASK

A DAN MASK Traces of red cloth about the pierced circular eyes, the projecting triangular mouth with red cloth to the upper lip and red paint to the lower, six inset quill teeth, black patina 24cm. high

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 5.000 NLG - 8.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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a dan mask

a dan mask With metal borders to the pierced slit eyes, perforated brows above, the pierced open mouth with holes for insertion of teeth in the upper lip, two iron hooks to the top of the forehead, pierced about the border, dark glossy patina 23.5cm. high

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A DAN PASSPORT MASK

A DAN PASSPORT MASK White metal ovals about the pierced eyes, prominent pierced mouth, a band of red cloth across the upper face, dark encrusted patina 11.3cm. long

Los #: 117

Schätzpreis: 800 NLG - 1.200 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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a dan small mask

a dan small mask With pierced eyes and mouth, incised brows, a band of blue and white cloth forming a beard, pierced about the border, glossy black patina 16.5cm. high

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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a dan small mask

a dan small mask Pierced slits to the whitened eyes, the lozenge-shaped mouth with four inset white metal teeth, raised vertical ridge to forehead, double hatched band to hairline 16.5cm. high

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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A DENGESE COMB

A DENGESE COMB The long head finial with features in relief and typical coiffure in a point to each side, a panel of carved ornament above the eight tines 19cm. high

Los #: 311

Schätzpreis: 2.000 NLG - 3.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000

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a dogon small torso

a dogon small torso The monumental figure with prominent pectorals or breasts and shoulder blades, the short arms held to the sides, dark crusty patina 13cm. high

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 3.000 NLG - 4.000 NLG

Datum: 12.12.2000