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Dear  African Art lovers,

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I hope you are all doing all well and adapting in a new world where social distance is the new normal ..My shop in Antwerp reopened, but this summer I will not be open all the time and only two people can visit at one time. . So if you want to visit me please check in advance if I am here.

It’s unexpected but I just started a new online auction today that is ending Sunday June 28, 2020 around 8 p.m. Belgian time. Remember: When you bid on Catawiki there is only 9 % on the hammer price, and if you can’t attend the end of the auction the auto-bid function is your best friend. .

The packing and shipping cost is 25€ for Europe, and 50€ outside.

Discover the low reserve prices below, click the links for more details and images..

Lots offered by David Norden Buy African Antiques.

A colorful Mukyeem Beaded Mask
H= 45 cm

top of a cultivator staff - Wood - Senufo - West Africa
From a Dutch collection. H= 31 cm
Published in “Living African Art Treasures” by David Norden. ( A catalog will be included in your package) .

Figure - Wood - Bateba Phuwe- Provenance Jan Kusters - Lobi - Burkina Faso

An old standing female Lobi figure with a big head, body position slightly bending forward.
Named Bateba Thilkotina, those figures where kept in shrines to protect the family.

Height 38 cm.

Provenance: – Andreas Artemenko -Jan Kusters Netherland.

A collectors NUMBER on the side of the feet in white paint 1402

Mask – Wood – Chihongo Chilunga- NO RESERVE PRICE – Chokwe – Congo DRC

Mask - Wood - Chihongo Chilunga- NO RESERVE PRICE - Chokwe - Congo DRC

Height 48 cm. wood red pigments. Feathers, raffia

Central Africa | Chihongo mask representing Chilunga the mythological founder from the Chokwe people. Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo

Spoon - Wood - NO LIMIT PRICE - Teke - Congo DRC

A Teke spoon with a complete figure on top.

H= 29cm, 35 cm on the custom made metal stand

Stool - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC
This female anthropomorphic stool ( 25cm high) is from the Luba people
Sickness Mask - Raphia, Wood - Provenance Patrick Dierickx - Pende - West Africa
H= 30 cm.

The mbangu mask is a variation on the representation of a highly regarded hunter who has been stricken with facial paralysis

Collected in the 70’s by Patrick Dierickx, Brussels. Estimated age: 1940-50’s

Plaque - Brass - Provenance Donald Taitt - Benin - Nigeria

A small Benin Plaque XIXth century or older, in the shape of a mud fish or insect coming from Donald Taitt collection a painter who lived in France and collected since the 1970’s.

H= 29 cm. 32cm on the custom made metal stand.

Smoking pipe - Bronze, Snakeskin, Wood - Sénoufo - Côte d'Ivoire

L= 50 cm H= 15 cm on custom makde metal and wood stand

Large, African pipe of wood with bronze animal amulets and wrapped in snakeskin. Complete with bowl.

Knife - Copper, Iron, Wood - Kusu - Congo DRC

A Kusu knife from the rain Forest.

The knifes from the Tetela area exist in several variations they all make a graceful impression.
The ones including the Kusu and Sungu are remarkable.

Provenance: Gaethan Schoonbroodt collection, Verviers..

H= 45 cm

Figure - Wood - Nkisi - Songye - Congo DRC

A Big cubistic Songye figure, bought from a private collection during a Ateaf Fair in Wilrijk near Antwerp.

H= 58 cm

Basket - Leather, Raphia - Toussian - Burkina Faso

A Tussian Wedding basket made of 11 little basket imbricated like a Russian doll.

H= 25 cm,

Nkisi Nkondi Kozo Mbwa Fetish dog with Documentation.

L= 55 cm , H= 30 cm. The wood tail and feet have been re-glued, some metal nails and inserts missing (see pictures) blades, nails in iron, iron blades, red pigments on the face, a mirror charge on top above the head.

Provenance: – Private Collection New Orleans
– Andreas Achmann Munchen (written documentation of the provenance included)

Double Head Lobi - Wood - Dayir - Lobi - Burkina Faso

A double Head Lobi figure

H= 58 cm
One metal chain around the feet.

Collected in the 70’s by a private dutch collector Netherland.
Estimated age: early to mid-XXth

Figure - Wood - Luba - Congo DRC
A female Luba figure H= 40 cm coming from the collection of Frédéric Coppin.
Monkey Mask - Wood - Sakamutu- Provenance Patrick Dierickx - Hemba - Congo DRC

The Saka Mutu mask from Patrick Dierickx collection combines animal (chimpanzee) and human facial features. Saka Mutu means “monkey face” in Kishwahili .

H= 28 cm,

Cup - Wood - Basongolo- Provenance Patric Claes - Lulua-Luntu - Congo DRC

A Palm Wine Cup From Patric Claes collection.

H= 30 cm no stand .

CONDITION: Honey patina wood,

Seated Maternity - Wood - Provenance Woolley and Wallis - Baoulé - Ivory Coast

A Baule seated maternity figure, Ivory Coast, with an infant on her back and another feeding from her right breast, the figure seated on an Akan chair.

H= 75 cm high. Grayish patina.

A Big Baule Seated Maternity Figure

Provenance: Woolley and Wallis, UK 2015

Mask - Wood - Ekpe - Ibibio - Nigeria

 

Packing and transport costs are low and in house only 25€ for Europe and 50€ outside Europe, if you buy more than one lot the transportation costs are only charged once.

 

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Dear  friends,

In a Hurry ? https://www.catawiki.com/u/365835-nordend

I hope you are all doing well in those strange days where the whole world is staying at home and I am paid to keep my shop closed .

My  new online auction is ending tonight Sunday May 10, 2020 around 8 p.m. Belgian time. Remember: When you bid on Catawiki there is only 9 % on the hammer price, and if you can’t attend the end of the auction the auto-bid function is your best friend. .

The packing and shipping cost is 25€ for Europe, and 50€ outside.

Discover the low reserve prices below, click the links for more details and images..

Lots offered by David Norden Buy African Antiques.

Mask - Wood - Faso Karanga - Mossi - Mali

Stool Fragment – Wood – child birth – Chokwe – Angola

Stool Fragment - Wood - child birth - Chokwe - Angola

Reserve Price 380€

2nd half 19th century – Excellent

A fine fragment of a Chokwe Chief’s Throne, Angola representing a birth scene with two male figures in attendance

Height: 13 cm. 21 cm on the custom made wood base ( included in your package). The wood stand is 34 cm large


Figure - Stone - Tumba Ntadi -NO PRICE RESERVE - Bacongo - Congo DRC
NO PRICE RESERVE The Kongo place stone figures called tumba on the graves of powerful people. This chief is shown kneeling and holding a power insigna
H= 16cm . Inscription under the base. ( see images). Gray steatite stone turned black and with remains of Tokula red powder.

Mask - Wood - Lukwakongo - Lega - Congo DRC
1st half 20th century – Good

An Lega Mask from Congo DRC. with a very sensitive expression.

22 cm 27 cm on the metal stand included.

Figurative Mangbetu Vessel mid-XXth with a t-shapped nose

Height 29 cm. Red fired clay. Some restorations at the ears, the back of the coiffure, and cracks on the base ( see pictures)

Reserve price Mangbetu Vessel : €450

Doll - Wood - Akuaba - Ashanti - Côte d'Ivoire
A Baule Colon figure representing a French officer
H= 45 cm
Baule Reserve price= €350

H= 27cm with horn, 31 cm on the custom made wood base.

Estimated Age: around 1900-1930.

Katatora Reserve price : €250

Provenance: A valuable big female Songye fertilty figure.coming from the well known collection of Michel Gaud in Saint Tropez France.
Then in the collection of Jan Kusters, Netherland.H= 59 cm with horn, 65cm on the custom made wood base.

Age: around 1900.



Figure – Seeds, Wood – Decorative Nkishi -NO PRICE RESERVE – Bakongo – Congo DRC

Packing and transport costs are low and in house only 25€ for Europe and 50€ outside Europe, if you buy more than one lot the transportation costs are only charged once.

 

David Norden African Art. Sint Katelijnevest 27. B2000 Antwerpen. Belgium.

Phone: +32 3 227 35 40                                    email: david.norden@telenet.be

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David Norden African Art Antiques

Living African Art Treasures

60X Living African Art Treasures By David Norden

Dear  Friends,

The auction catalogue is ready on LiveAuctioneers :

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/149497_living-african-art-treasures-by-david-norden/

The live auction will take place on September 22nd, 2019 at 08:00 PM BELGIAN TIME or 11:00 AM Pacific Time.

Find below images and links to my 60 very finest pieces; all lots will start at half my low estimates.Click the blue links to read the whole descriptions.

Ibo female figure NigeriaProv: Taitt collection

0001:  Ibo female figure NigeriaProv: Taitt collection

Est. €1,500-€2,500

Female Luba African

0002:  Female Luba African

Est. €900-€1,200

An early Luba figure

Prov: Patric Claes collection

0003:  An early Luba figure Prov: Patric Claes collection

Est. €1,100-€2,000

Baule tribe wood Mudfish

0004:  Baule tribe wood Mudfish

Est. €600-€1,200

Senufo top of a cultivator staff

0005:  Senufo top of a cultivator staff

Est. €700-€1,400

Mumuye Figure

0006:  Mumuye Figure

Est. €1,500-€2,500

A small Mumuye Figure

Prov: Taitt collection

0007:  A small Mumuye Figure Prov: Taitt collection

Est. €1,800-€2,500

A Mumuye Figure Prov:Mark Verstockt collection

0008:  A Mumuye Figure Prov:Mark Verstockt collection

Est. €1,200-€1,800

Urhobo figure- Nigeria Prov: René David collection

0009:  Urhobo figure- Nigeria Prov: René David collection

Est. €800-€1,500

Urhobo EDJO RE AKARE figure Nigeria XIXth century

0010:  Urhobo EDJO RE AKARE figure Nigeria XIXth century

Est. €8,000-€10,000

Dogon maternityProvenance: Bob Germ

0011:  Dogon maternityProvenance: Bob Germ

Est. €500-€1,000

A XIXth century Hemba Kusu figure 

Prov: Kahan Gallery

0012:  A XIXth century Hemba Kusu figure Prov: Kahan Gallery

Est. €8,000-€15,000

Bamana Jo Nyeleni figure

Prov: Jan Kusters collection

0013:  Bamana Jo Nyeleni figure Prov: Jan Kusters collection

Est. €3,000-€5,000

Suku mask with animal on top

0014:  Suku mask with animal on top

Est. €3,000-€5,000

Suku maskProv: Gaëtan Schoonbroodt collection

0015:  Suku maskProv: Gaëtan Schoonbroodt collection

Est. €1,500-€2,500

A Luba Chieftain diviners

0016:  A Luba Chieftain diviners

Est. €1,000-€1,500

Yaka mask

0017:  Yaka mask

Est. €2,000-€3,500

Kuba Bwoom mask

0018:  Kuba Bwoom mask

Est. €1,000-€3,000

Pende Stool 4 heads

Prov: Desaive collection

0019:  Pende Stool 4 heads Prov: Desaive collection

Est. €2,000-€3,000

Small Mangbetu stool for women Prov: Gaëtan

0020:  Small Mangbetu stool for women Prov: Gaëtan

Est. €800-€1,600

Ngombe African Stool

Prov: Alphadjo Zagamor

0021:  Ngombe African Stool Prov: Alphadjo Zagamor

Est. €700-€1,500

Hemba Figure in the style of the master of Buli

0022:  Hemba Figure in the style of the master of Buli

Est. €5,000-€8,000

Songye African Art Figure

0023:  Songye African Art Figure

Est. €2,400-€4,800

Kwele Style Head Gabon 

Prov: Frédéric Coppin

0024:  Kwele Style Head Gabon Prov: Frédéric Coppin

Est. €3,000-€4,000

Lengola-Ituri figure

0025:  Lengola-Ituri figure

Est. €1,000-€2,000

Bamana iron

0026:  Bamana iron

Est. €800-€1,200

A Chamba Figure

0027:  A Chamba Figure

Est. €1,500-€2,500

Chokwe Stool with Seated Figure

Prov: Donald Taitt

0028:  Chokwe Stool with Seated Figure Prov: Donald Taitt

Est. €1,500-€2,000

Baule female

0029:  Baule female

Est. €1,500-€2,000

Two Kafigeledio Senufo

0030:  Two Kafigeledio Senufo

Est. €2,600-€3,500

Bamileke Bull mask

0031:  Bamileke Bull mask

Est. €3,000-€4,000

Marka Ntomo mask

Prov: Philip Budrose collection

0032:  Marka Ntomo mask Prov: Philip Budrose collection

Est. €2,000-€4,000

"aringo ogun Yoruba staff.  Prov: Gaetan Schoonbroodt"

0033:  “aringo ogun Yoruba staff. Prov: Gaetan Schoonbroodt”

Est. €600-€1,200

Old Madagascar peddler figure

0034:  Old Madagascar peddler figure

Est. €1,400-€3,000

Oily Songye BelandeProv: Patric Claes collection

0035:  Oily Songye Belande Prov: Patric Claes collection

Est. €4,000-€6,000

Bamileke Flute Player figure

Prov: Gaetan Schoonbroodt

0036:  Bamileke Flute Player figure Prov: Gaetan Schoonbroodt

Est. €1,500-€2,500

Fon Voodoo figure

0037:  Fon Voodoo figure

Est. €1,000-€1,500

0038:  Southern Tanzania Masasi maskEst. €3,000-€4,000

0039:  Large Songye Hermaphrodite Figure Prov: Van …

Est. €3,000-€4,000

A fine Igala Mask

Prov: René David Collection

0040:  A fine Igala Mask Prov: René David Collection

Est. €3,000-€4,000

Bacongo horse-hair fly whisk

0041:  Bacongo horse-hair fly whisk

Est. €1,000-€2,000

A Sowei Bundu mask from the Sande society

0042:  A Sowei Bundu mask from the Sande society

Est. €1,800-€3,000

Maternity Senufo

0043:  Maternity Senufo

Est. €6,000-€12,000

Fine Guro mask

Prov: Alphadjo Zagamor collection

0044:  Fine Guro mask Prov: Alphadjo Zagamor collection

Est. €2,500-€3,500

Boki MaskProv: Schaedler

0045:  Boki Mask Prov: Schaedler
Est. €4,000-€6,000

Ibo figure- Prov: Berg-en-Dal museum

0046:  Ibo figure- Prov: Berg-en-Dal museum

Est. €2,000-€3,000

Dark Ibo mask with three miniatures on top

0047:  Dark Ibo mask with three miniatures on top

Est. €2,200-€3,500

Dan maternity Bronze by artist Ldamie of Gaple

0048:  Dan maternity Bronze by artist Ldamie of Gaple

Est. €6,000-€8,000

Ashanti goldweight

0049:  Ashanti goldweightEst. €800-€1,500

Ashanti goldweight man holding some wood and two pots

0050:  Ashanti goldweight man holding some wood and two pots

Est. €600-€1,200

Nepal Spring FigureProv: Jan Kusters

0051:  Nepal Spring FigureProv: Jan Kusters

Est. €800-€1,500

0052:  Iatmul over-modelled skull
Est. €2,000-€4,000

Mounted Pende Lizard House PanelProv: Jo De Buck

0053:  Mounted Pende Lizard House Panel Prov: Jo De Buck
Est. €3,000-€5,000

0054:  Abelam House Post Papua New Guinea

Est. €3,500-€5,000

House panel Papua New GuineaProv: Gaetan Schoonbroodt

0055:  House panel Papua New GuineaProv: Gaetan Schoonbroodt

Est. €1,000-€2,000

NOTE: My limit prices for all lots will start at half my low estimates.

Feel free to browse and pinpoint the lots you are most interested in; register for the auction today to place a bid or participate in the live bidding. It is also possible to place autobids on Liveauctioneers.

https://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/149497_living-african-art-treasures-by-david-norden/

Painted Washkuk Hills ceiling

0056:  Painted Washkuk Hills ceiling

Est. €1,000-€2,000

Vanuatu Ambryn Islands Graded Society Fern Figure

0057:  Vanuatu Ambryn Islands Graded Society Fern Figure

Est. €1,500-€3,500

Massim spirit figure

Prov: Gaetan Schoonbroodt

0058:  Massim spirit figure Prov: Gaetan Schoonbroodt

Est. €1,000-€2,000

A Kundu drum –Asmat PNG

Prov: Donald Taitt collection

0059:  A Kundu drum –Asmat PNG Prov: Donald Taitt collection

Est. €1,200-€1,500

0060:  Mompa Mask, Bhutan South Tibet.

Est. €3,000-€6,000

Happy reading, and happy bidding!

David

P.S.: The winners of each auction lot will get the package delivered free of charge worldwide with the printed book included. This is less of an auction catalogue than a deluxe, hardback book, which will look very much at home on a coffee table!

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