Christie’s Art d’Afrique, d’Océanie et d’Amérique du Nord

Paris, France

June 29, 2020 - June 29, 2020 Auction June 29, 2020 June 29, 2020 Europe/London Christie’s Art d’Afrique, d’Océanie et d’Amérique du Nord 9 Avenue Matignon: Paris, France

Event Details

Highlights from this season’s curated Arts of Africa, Oceania and North America sale in Paris include works of art from the Collection of James and Marilynn Alsdorf featuring African masterpieces, such as a newly discovered Akan terracotta head and North American art. The Oceanic section of our April 8th sale is highlighted by a gope board and agipa hook both collected by Thomas Schultze-Westrum in Papua New Guinea. The African art section includes works from an Important European Private Collection, including a major Urhobo statue from Nigeria, a museum-quality Igbo couple and beautiful masks from the Fang, Chokwe and Punu. From a Belgian collection, an important Songye kifwebe masks will be offered at auction, as well as a rare Songye power figure with a turned head.


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