1981 - 2186    

AFRICANA, mainly from the collection of Joost Willink (including TRIBAL ART)

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67/2141 Tribal art  Cilindrical box with seated figure on top Fang Gabon 67/2141 Tribal art Cilindrical box with seated figure on top Fang Gabon
67/2141 Tribal art  Cilindrical box with seated figure on top Fang Gabon 67/2141 Tribal art Cilindrical box with seated figure on top Fang Gabon
67/2141 [Tribal art]. Cilindrical box with seated figure on top, Fang, Gabon. Bark, wood and plant fibre ±51xØ20 cm., first half 20th cent.

= Box for bones of an ancestor with a Fang figure on top.

€ (50-70) 50
67/2142 Tribal art  Female figure Bamana Mali 67/2142 Tribal art Female figure Bamana Mali
67/2142 Tribal art  Female figure Bamana Mali 67/2142 Tribal art Female figure Bamana Mali
67/2142 [Tribal art]. Female figure, Bamana, Mali. Carved wooden sculpture, ±54x15x13 cm., first half 20th cent.

= Possibly a so-called "jonyeleni" statue, a wooden female figure used in an ancient ritual of the Bamana or Bambara people from Mali.

€ (100-150) 240
67/2143 Tribal art  Helmet mask representing Bwoom Kuba Congo 67/2143 Tribal art Helmet mask representing Bwoom Kuba Congo
67/2143 Tribal art  Helmet mask representing Bwoom Kuba Congo 67/2143 Tribal art Helmet mask representing Bwoom Kuba Congo
67/2143 Tribal art  Helmet mask representing Bwoom Kuba Congo 67/2143 Tribal art Helmet mask representing Bwoom Kuba Congo
67/2143 [Tribal art]. Helmet mask representing "Bwoom", Kuba, Congo. Wood, cowrie shells, coloured beads, cloth, copper and animal hair, ±33x25x30 cm., first half 20th cent.

= One of the three royal Kuba masks, this mask represents "Bwoom". In Kuba tradition, Bwoom speaks for the common man. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVI.

€ (200-300) 200
67/2144 Tribal art  Horseman Dogon Mali 67/2144 Tribal art Horseman Dogon Mali
67/2144 Tribal art  Horseman Dogon Mali 67/2144 Tribal art Horseman Dogon Mali
67/2144 [Tribal art]. Horseman, Dogon, Mali. Carved wooden sculpture, ±45x7,5x19,5 cm., 20th century.

- The horse is damaged.

€ (80-100) 100
67/2145 Tribal art  Kneeling woman Ngeende/ Denghese Congo 67/2145 Tribal art Kneeling woman Ngeende/ Denghese Congo
67/2145 Tribal art  Kneeling woman Ngeende/ Denghese Congo 67/2145 Tribal art Kneeling woman Ngeende/ Denghese Congo
67/2145 [Tribal art]. Kneeling woman, Ngeende/ Denghese, Congo. Carved wooden sculpture, ±44x7x8 cm., 1st half 20th cent. Crouching woman on a plateau, Western-Songye, Central Congo. Carved wooden sculpture, ±44,5x18,5x11 cm., ornamented w. dried berries, 1st half 20th cent.
€ (70-90) 150
67/2146 Tribal art  Knife with sheath Konda Congo 67/2146 Tribal art Knife with sheath Konda Congo
67/2146 [Tribal art]. Knife with sheath, Konda, Congo. Wood, iron and copper, ±42,5x12,5x6,5 cm., first half 20th cent. Sickle-shaped knife ("Trombash"), Mangbetu, Congo. Wood, iron and copper, ±42x20x4,5 cm., first half 20th cent.

= This sickle-shaped knife was not used as a weapon but as a form of currency and as a symbol of rank among the Mangbetu people.

€ (70-90) 160
67/2147 Tribal art  Mask of a bearded man Dan Liberia 67/2147 Tribal art Mask of a bearded man Dan Liberia
67/2147 Tribal art  Mask of a bearded man Dan Liberia 67/2147 Tribal art Mask of a bearded man Dan Liberia
67/2147 [Tribal art]. Mask of a bearded man, Dan, Liberia. Carved wooden mask, monkey skin and a shoe heel, ±35x15x12,5 cm., first half 20th cent.
€ (50-70) 50
67/2148 Tribal art  Mask of a figure Dan Liberia 67/2148 Tribal art Mask of a figure Dan Liberia
67/2148 Tribal art  Mask of a figure Dan Liberia 67/2148 Tribal art Mask of a figure Dan Liberia
67/2148 [Tribal art]. Mask of a figure, Dan, Liberia. Carved wooden mask w. iron bells and a cloth headband w. cowrie shells, ±33x19,5x12 cm., first half 20th cent.

= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVI.

€ (80-100) 80
67/2149 Tribal art  Mask of a man with a honeycomb headpiece Bangwa/ Babanki Cameroon Grasslands 67/2149 Tribal art Mask of a man with a honeycomb headpiece Bangwa/ Babanki Cameroon Grasslands
67/2149 Tribal art  Mask of a man with a honeycomb headpiece Bangwa/ Babanki Cameroon Grasslands 67/2149 Tribal art Mask of a man with a honeycomb headpiece Bangwa/ Babanki Cameroon Grasslands
67/2149 [Tribal art]. Mask of a man with a honeycomb headpiece, Bangwa/ Babanki, Cameroon Grasslands. Carved wooden helmet mask, ±40x30x28 cm., first half 20th cent.

= These helmet masks depict males of noble lineage and represent power and authority. Rank and other information is conveyed by the noble coiffures, double-lobed knitted caps and ornate crests using various motifs restricted to royalty.

€ (80-100) 80
67/2150 Tribal art  Mask of a man with an 6 horned ornamental headpiece topped with a small male figure Bamana Mali 67/2150 Tribal art Mask of a man with an 6 horned ornamental headpiece topped with a small male figure Bamana Mali
67/2150 Tribal art  Mask of a man with an 6 horned ornamental headpiece topped with a small male figure Bamana Mali 67/2150 Tribal art Mask of a man with an 6 horned ornamental headpiece topped with a small male figure Bamana Mali
67/2150 [Tribal art]. Mask of a man with an 6-horned ornamental headpiece, topped with a small male figure, Bamana, Mali. Carved wooden mask with cowrie shells and coloured beads, ±62x20,5x17 cm., first half 20th cent.

- Mask is dustsoiled and covered in dirt (?).

= Probably a Ntomo horned face mask which was used for ceremonial purposes. The number of horns indicated the sex of the mask, in this case male. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCVI.

€ (100-150) 100
67/2151 Tribal art  Mask of a man with headpiece Eket Nigeria 67/2151 Tribal art Mask of a man with headpiece Eket Nigeria
67/2151 [Tribal art]. Mask of a man with headpiece, Eket, Nigeria. Carved wooden mask, face coloured with white paint, ±28,5x20x12 cm., first half 20th cent. Mask of a man, Chokwe, Angola. Carved wooden mask, face coloured with red and white paint, ±21x16,5x10 xm., first half 20th cent.
€ (80-100) 80
67/2152 Tribal art  Mask of a man Cross River region Nigeria 67/2152 Tribal art Mask of a man Cross River region Nigeria
67/2152 [Tribal art]. Mask of a man, Cross-River region, Nigeria. Carved wooden mask w. 4 human teeth, ±26x20x17 cm., early 20th cent.

- One sm. hole on right side of nose, probably a peeping hole.

€ (50-70) 50
67/2153 Tribal art  Seated female figure holding an egg Baule Ivory Coast 67/2153 Tribal art Seated female figure holding an egg Baule Ivory Coast
67/2153 Tribal art  Seated female figure holding an egg Baule Ivory Coast 67/2153 Tribal art Seated female figure holding an egg Baule Ivory Coast
67/2153 [Tribal art]. Seated female figure holding an egg, Baule, Ivory Coast. Carved wooden statue, ±48x11x13,5 cm., first half 20th cent.

= Probably a Kunin statue, normally a seated female figure with a tri-crested coiffure. The geometric scarification patterns and the serene facial expression incarnate a physical and moral ideal within Baule society.

€ (80-100) 190
67/2154 Tribal art  Spoon with female figure Mangbetu Congo 67/2154 Tribal art Spoon with female figure Mangbetu Congo
67/2154 [Tribal art]. Spoon with female figure, Mangbetu, Congo. Carved wooden sculpture, ±35x11x4,5 cm., first half 20th cent. Xylophone ("Sanza"), Mbundu, Congo. Wood and iron, ±21x11,5x4,5 cm., first half 20th cent. Fly whisk, Congo-people, Congo. Wood, iron nails and tail of a horse(?), ±23x3,5x3,5 cm. (sculpture only), first half 20th cent. Four combs, Leele, Dhengese and Congo-people, Congo. Carved wood, ±27x7,5x4 cm., first half 20th cent. - AND 4 other small sculptures.
€ (100-150) 425
67/2155 Tribal art  Standing male figure Mumuye Nigeria 67/2155 Tribal art Standing male figure Mumuye Nigeria
67/2155 Tribal art  Standing male figure Mumuye Nigeria 67/2155 Tribal art Standing male figure Mumuye Nigeria
67/2155 [Tribal art]. Standing male figure, Mumuye, Nigeria. Carved wooden sculpture and plant fibre, ±70x9,5x10 cm., first half 20th cent.

= Mumuye artists are famous for their wooden statues known as iagalagana. Even though the Mumuye show great respect for their ancestors, their statuary does not depict ancestors, but rather incarnates tutelary spirits. This sculpture was used for divination purposes.

€ (50-70) 100
67/2156 Tribal art  Standing woman Shona/ Zaramo Tanzania 67/2156 Tribal art Standing woman Shona/ Zaramo Tanzania
67/2156 Tribal art  Standing woman Shona/ Zaramo Tanzania 67/2156 Tribal art Standing woman Shona/ Zaramo Tanzania
67/2156 [Tribal art]. Standing woman, Shona/ Zaramo, Tanzania. Carved wooden sculpture w. blue coloured beads, ±57x10x8 cm., first half 20th cent.
€ (50-70) 50
67/2157 Tribal art  Two axes Lunda Angola 67/2157 Tribal art Two axes Lunda Angola
67/2157 Tribal art  Two axes Lunda Angola 67/2157 Tribal art Two axes Lunda Angola
67/2157 [Tribal art]. Two axes, Lunda, Angola. Wood and iron, ±45x22x4 cm. and 42x22,5x2,5 cm., first half 20th cent. Ax with male face, Mbundu, Congo. Carved wood and iron, ±39,5x17,5x3,5 cm., first half 20th cent. Ax, Songye, Congo. Wood, iron and copper, ±29,5x15,5x2 cm., first half 20th cent.
€ (80-100) 110
67/2158 Tribal art  Two combs with male figures Chokwe/ Lunda Angola 67/2158 Tribal art Two combs with male figures Chokwe/ Lunda Angola
67/2158 Tribal art  Two combs with male figures Chokwe/ Lunda Angola 67/2158 Tribal art Two combs with male figures Chokwe/ Lunda Angola
67/2158 [Tribal art]. Two combs with male figures, Chokwe/ Lunda, Angola. Carved wood, ±30x5x5 and 21x6,5x4 cm., first half 20th cent. Xylophone ("Sanza"), Chokwe(?), Angola. Wood, iron and copper nails. ±20x12x3,5 cm., first half 20th cent. - ADDED 3 others, i.a. SLINGSHOT and COMB, Baule, Ivory Coast.
€ (70-90) 90
67/2159 [Tribal arts]. Bassani, E. African art and artfacts in European collections 1400-1800. Engl. transl. M. McLeod. London, British Museum Press, 2000, 1st Engl. ed., XL,328p., num. (photogr.) ills., w. CD-rom in rear-pocket, orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to. Phillips, T. Africa. The art of a continent. Munich/ New York, Prestel, 1995, 613,(3)p., num. (col.) photogr. ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to. Bocola, S. African seats. Ibid., idem, 1995, 200p., num. (col./ photogr.) ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to.) - AND ±25 others, i.a. J. KERKACHE, L'art Africain dans la collection de Baselitz (Paris, 1994, num. photogr. ills., orig. wr., 4to); M. SZALAY, African Art from the Han Coray Collection 1916-1928 (Munich/ New York, 1998, num. (col./ photogr.) ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to); E. BEUMERS and E. HESMERG, Africa meets Africa (Rott., 1996, num. col. photogr. ills., orig. cl. w. photogr. plate mounted on frontcover, 4to.) and C. FALGAYRETTES-LEVEAU, Corps sublimes (Paris, 1994, num. (col.) photogr. ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to).
€ (80-100) 140
67/2160 [Tribal arts]. Cornet, J. Art Royal Kuba. Milan, Edizioni Sipiel, 1982, 343p., num. (col./ photogr.) ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to. - AND 10 others, i.a. M.L. FELIX, C. MEUR and N. BATULUKISI, Art & Kongos. Les Peuples Kongophones et leur sculpture biteki bia bakongo (Brussels, 1995, num. ills., orig. wr., 4to) and J.-L. GROOTAERS, Ubangi. Art et cultures au coeur de l'afrique (Brussels, 2007, num. (col./ photogr.) plates and ills., orig. cl. w. dustwr., 4to).
€ (80-100) 200