19 mai 2009

Sotheby's New York Sales of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Total $10,582,129

Important Nayarit Seated Couple in the Ixtlán del Rio Polychrome Style from the Protoclassic period, ca. 100 B.C-A.D. 250 (est. $250/350,000) sold for $314,500. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Last Friday, before a crowded saleroom of international clients, Sotheby’s two sales of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian art brought a combined total of $10,582,129. The morning single-owner sale of The Sculptor’s Eye: African and Oceanic Art from the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation surpassed the high estimate to bring... [Lire la suite]