28 mai 2009

La Collection Guimiot et Domitilla de Grunne d'Art Premier @ Sotheby's Paris

Masque, Fang, Gabon. Estimate: 70,000—100,000 EUR. Photo: Sotheby's PARIS.- The success of the sales of African & Oceanic Art in New York on May 15 shows that collectors' interest in rare objects in this field remains strong whatever the price-level. The two auctions – devoted to the Renée & Chaïm Gross Collection and items of varied provenance – totalled $10.5m, and yielded several world record prices. On 17 June 2009 Sotheby’s France will present an exceptional sale of tribal art, featuring the personal collection of... [Lire la suite]