Fine African, Oceanic, Pre-Columbian, and Himalayan Art

by The Cobbs
April 27, 2013 10:00 AM EST Live auction
Peterborough, NH, US | Auction Details

330 Lots

6: A Boiken mask
Est: $900 - $1,200
8: A fine Lower Sepik figure
Est: $7,000 - $9,000
10: A Sepik River drum
Est: $350 - $450
11: A Sepik River drum
Est: $350 - $450
13: A fine Abelam drum
Est: $1,800 - $2,200
14: An Abelam dagger
Est: $300 - $500
16: An Boiken talipun
Est: $500 - $700
25: An upper Sepik shield
Est: $1,200 - $1,500
37: A fine Maori tiki
Est: $10,000 - $12,000
39: A Mezcala figurine
Est: $600 - $900
40: A Mayan skull tenon
Est: $900 - $1,200
41: A Mayan stone head
Est: $7,000 - $9,000
45: A Dogon figurine
Est: $500 - $700
47: A fine Dogon figure
Est: $9,000 - $12,000
51: A superb old Bamana mask
Est: $2,500 - $3,500
54: A Bamana doorlock
Est: $700 - $900
55: A Bamana doorlock
Est: $700 - $900
56: A Bamana doorlock
Est: $700 - $900
58: A fine Bamana mask
Est: $2,500 - $3,500
59: A Bamana mask
Est: $500 - $700
63: A fine Burkinabe pipe
Est: $1,800 - $2,200
65: Two Burkinabe masks
Est: $800 - $1,200
67: A fine Lobi figure
Est: $700 - $900
68: A fine Lobi figure
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
70: A fine Lobi figure
Est: $900 - $1,200
73: A Lobi figure
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
74: Two Moba figures
Est: $900 - $1,200
77: A fine Konboli figure
Est: $900 - $1,200
78: An unusual Baga bust
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
81: A fine Dan/Gio mask
Est: $2,500 - $3,500
82: A powerful old Dan mask
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
84: A Dan mask
Est: $900 - $1,200
87: A Dan horned mask
Est: $600 - $900
89: A Fine Guerze mask
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
91: A fine Angbai mask
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
93: A Guere-Wobe mask
Est: $500 - $700
94: A Kran mask
Est: $500 - $700
95: A bearded Kran mask
Est: $900 - $1,200
96: A Guere-Wobe war mask
Est: $1,800 - $2,200
97: A Guere-Wobe war mask
Est: $1,800 - $2,200
98: A Guere-Wobe war mask
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
99: A fine Bete mask
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
100: A Hunters shirt
Est: $700 - $900
101: A Hunters shirt
Est: $500 - $700
102: A Senufo helmet mask
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
104: A Baule figure
Est: $700 - $900
109: Two Koma terracottas
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
110: An Akan comb
Est: $400 - $600
119: A Fine Fon sword
Est: $600 - $900
120: Two Yoruba bronze items
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
139: A fine Ibibio mask
Est: $900 - $1,200
140: A Nigerian mirror
Est: $400 - $600
142: A fine Igala mask
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
144: An unusual Idoma figure
Est: $1,200 - $1,400
146: An Ijo Dance crest
Est: $3,500 - $4,500
149: Two Nupe posts
Est: $900 - $1,200
150: A rare Igbirra mask
Est: $900 - $1,200
155: A Superb Montol figure
Est: $7,000 - $9,000
156: A fine Mumuye figure
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
160: A fine Bamileke mask
Est: $10,000 - $12,000
162: A superb Bamileke figure
Est: $60,000 - $90,000
164: A Fang Sword
Est: $600 - $800
179: A Yaka initiation mask
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
180: Two Yaka figures
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
181: A Suku initiation mask
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
186: A Pende mask
Est: $600 - $900
187: A fine Pende adze
Est: $700 - $900
189: Two prestige adzes
Est: $900 - $1,200
193: An Eastern Pende figure
Est: $2,800 - $3,500

Payment

Accepted Forms of Payment: COD (cash on delivery), Money Order / Cashiers Check, Personal Check, Wire Transfer

Shipping

The Cobbs Auctioneers, LLC, does not ship any lots sold at our auctions, but in the interest of assisting our customers, upon full payment and buyer's instructions, we will deliver small items to our local UPS/FedEx dealer, so that these items can be packed and shipped at the buyer's expense. Additionally we will provide shipper phone numbers for larger lots for this same process.

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Shipping Information: The Cobbs Auctioneers, LLC, does not ship any lots sold at our auctions, but in the interest of assisting our customers, upon full payment and buyer's instructions, we will deliver small items to our local UPS/FedEx dealer, so that these items can be packed and shipped at the buyer's expense. Additionally we will provide shipper phone numbers for larger lots for this same process.

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Condition Statement: All goods are sold "as is" and "where is" and "with all faults". All sales are final. All items are sold without warranty as to authenticity, date, origin, conditions, etc. If goods prove defective after purchase, the buyer shall assume all costs for repair or servicing. Condition reports are not included. It is the sole responsibility of the prospective bidders to examine lots and decide their level of interest. Neither the auctioneer, nor the consignor, is responsible for the accuracy of any printed or verbal descriptions. All weights and measurements are approximate.