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Tribal Collections: Select, Day 1 of 2

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    Lot 1001

    Senufo Peoples, large bird, ex-Parke-Bernet

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    $4,000 - $6,000
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1002

    Lobi Peoples, (4) large snake currencies

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    $500 - $700
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    Lot 1003

    African carved helmet mask, ex-museum

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    $300 - $500
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    Lot 1004

    Tim Freccia, large scale C-print, c. 2008

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    $800 - $1,200
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1005

    Mbole Peoples, (2) large bronze currency cuffs

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    $300 - $500
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    Lot 1006

    Tim Freccia, large scale C-print, c. 2014

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    $800 - $1,200
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    Lot 1007

    Idoma Peoples, (9) Akika currencies

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    $600 - $800
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    Lot 1008

    Yoruba Opon Ifa divination board, ex-museum

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    $200 - $300
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    Lot 1009

    Nok Culture, fine terracotta figure

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    $500 - $700
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    Lot 1010

    Peter Beard, framed photograph, stamped

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    $1,000 - $1,500
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    Lot 1011

    Dogon Peoples, oil lamp, ex-Wunderman Coll.

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    $400 - $600
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    Lot 1012

    Dan Peoples, large double spoon, ex-museum

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    $200 - $300
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    Lot 1013

    Gan Peoples, (4) large bronze pendants

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    $500 - $700
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    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1014

    Peter Beard, photograph, stamped

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    $1,000 - $1,500
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 1015

    Hemba Peoples, carved monkey mask, ex-museum

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    $200 - $300
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    Lot 1016

    Kusu Peoples, (6) Boloko currencies

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    $500 - $700
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    Lot 1017

    Senufo Peoples, (4) small wood stools

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    $400 - $600
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    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1018

    Peter Beard, framed photograph, inscribed

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    $700 - $1,000
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1019

    Mumuye Peolpes, (8) Tajere currencies

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    $500 - $700
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1020

    Chokwe Peoples, Mwana Pwo female mask, ex-museum

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    $300 - $500
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1021

    Igbo Peoples, ceramic water jar

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    $500 - $700
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    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1022

    Peter Beard, photograph

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    $700 - $1,000
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1023

    (4) old African carved wood figures, ex-museum

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    Lot 1024

    Yoruba Peoples, large torque currency, exhibited

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    $400 - $600
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1025

    Senufo Peoples, large female figure, ex-museum

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    $500 - $700
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    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 1026

    Peter Beard, photograph, stamped

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    $3,000 - $5,000
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    Lot 1027

    Mossi Peoples, (5) wood whistles

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    $500 - $700
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1028

    Bambara Peoples, wooden Ci-wara headdress

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    $800 - $1,200
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    Lot 1029

    Fang Culture, (7) Hoe currencies, exhibited

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    $500 - $700
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    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1030

    Peter Beard, framed photograph

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    $700 - $1,000
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1031

    Mumuye Peoples, female figure, ex-museum

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    $500 - $700
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    Lot 1032

    Cameroon Region, (5) throwing knife currencies

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    $500 - $700
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    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1033

    Djenne Culture, (2) beautiful terracotta vessels

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    $800 - $1,200
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    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1034

    Peter Beard, photograph, inscribed

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    $700 - $1,000
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1035

    Dan Peoples, tribal mask, ex-museum

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    $400 - $600
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    Lot 1036

    Bangala Peoples, (3) iron currencies, exhibited

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    $500 - $700
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    Lot 1037

    Bozo/Somono large terracotta storage vessel

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    $500 - $700
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    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 1038

    Peter Beard, framed photograph

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    $700 - $1,000
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 1039

    Ife Culture style bronze bust

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    $200 - $300
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 1040

    (5) African implements, Heddle pulleys, ex-museum

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    $200 - $300
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    $400 - $600
    Lot 1041

    Teke Peoples, ceremonial mask, ex-museum

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    $400 - $600
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1042

    Phil Borges, framed photograph, signed

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    $500 - $700
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1043

    Gan/Lobi Peoples, (6) bronze pendants

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    $500 - $700
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    $600 - $800
    Lot 1044

    Baule Peoples, large Gbekre monkey, ex-museum

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    $600 - $800
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    $500 - $700
    Lot 1045

    Embole Peoples, (3) large currencies, exhibited

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    $500 - $700
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    Lot 1046

    Carol Beckwith, Maasai Portraits, signed

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    $400 - $600
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    $200 - $300
    Lot 1047

    African fertility figural pipe bowl, ex-museum

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    $200 - $300
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    $300 - $500
    Lot 1048

    Mumuye Peoples, (2) Tajere currencies, exhibited

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    $300 - $500

Auction Description

Tribal Collections: Select, Day 1 of 2 by Millea Bros. Ltd.
Our Day 1, Select session features a curated selection of objects of distinguished provenance including  works  deaccessioned from the Newark Museum. Highlights include heddle pulleys from the Collection of Helena Rubenstien, important 19th c. African masks from the Collection of Michel Anstett, Oceanic Art including large fernwood figures and an important antique Aboriginal Chief’s hat, museum-exhibited currencies and ancient African pottery from the Estate of Dr. Philip Gould,  a group of early 20th c. Native American weavings, and contemporary African documentary photography by Peter Beard, Tim Freccia, Phil Borges and others. Read more
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The property listed in this auction catalog will be offered by Millea Bros. Ltd. (Millea Bros.) as owner or as agent for their consignor(s) subject to the following terms and conditions. Any of the following conditions of sale may be amended, waived, or modified in the sole discretion of Millea Bros. Ltd. By placing a bid, whether present in the saleroom or by any other means, the buyer (bidder, purchaser) agrees to be bound by the following conditions of sale: 1) All property is sold in "as is" condition and all sales are final. Neither Millea Bros. nor their consignor(s) makes any representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to the property or the correctness of the catalogue or other description of the authenticity of authorship, physical condition, size, age, quality, rarity, importance, provenance, exhibitions, literature or historical relevance of the property or otherwise. Original provenance documentation depicted in the item listings may be replaced with copies at the auctioneer's discretion. This documentation is provided as a courtesy to the bidder. 2) The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the buyer. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid and shall advance the bid at his/her sole discretion. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer has absolute discretion to determine the successful buyer or to re-sell the disputed lot. If a dispute arises after the sale, Millea Bros.' record of the successful buyer and final sale price shall be conclusive. Millea Bros. reserves the right to withdraw, combine or divide any lot at any time before bidding commences. 3) The auctioneer has sole and exclusive discretion, and authority to regulate the following bidding increments: $0 - $100 ................$10 $101 - $500 ..............$25 $501 - $1,000 ............$50 $1,001 - $2,000 .........$100 $2,001 - $5,000 ........$250 $5,001 - $10,000 .......$500 $10,001 - $50,000 .....$1,000 $50,001 - $100,000 ....$2,500 $100,001 - $150,000 ...$5,000 $150,001 - and up ....$10,000 4) Some lots offered for sale may be subject to a reserve, which is a confidential minimum price below which a lot will not be sold. Under no circumstance will a reserve exceed the low estimate of the lot being offered. Consignors are prohibited from bidding on their own property, however, the auctioneer may implement reserves by bidding on behalf of the consignor. If bids on a lot fail to reach the reserve, the lot will be "passed" or "bought-in". 5) Absentee, telephone, and Internet bidding is offered as a convenience to our customers and, while we will make every effort to carry out your instructions, Millea Bros. cannot be held responsible for errors and omissions resulting in failure to execute your absentee and/or telephone bids. 6) Users of third-party internet bidding services shall indemnify and hold Millea Bros. and its consignors harmless against any claim arising out of or resulting from the use of such Internet Bidding Services, including all losses, damages, liabilities, and all fees, including reasonable attorney's fees, costs, and expenses incurred in connection with any claim. 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Under no circumstances will Millea Bros.' liabilities to a purchaser exceed the purchase price actually paid. 8) The purchase price of each lot shall be the amount of the successful bid plus a twenty five percent (25%) buyer's premium. Unless exempt by law, all purchases, including buyer's premium, are subject to all state and local taxes applicable at the time of payment. 9) All payments are due immediately upon receipt of invoice. Payments will be accepted by cash, bank transfer, or check. Non-US purchasers must make payment using a US-dollar denominated check. Credit card payments are also accepted, for an additional fee, but only under the following conditions: 1) the invoice is less than $2,000; 2) the credit card is swiped and an original signed receipt can be obtained at the time of the transaction or payment is made directly via our online invoice. 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Buyers are welcome to use a pack/ship professional of their choice or to collect their purchases in person at our Montville storage facility by appointment within (5) business days following the auction event. All purchases not removed from the storage facility within that timeframe will be released to a third party storage and shipping company, Mosaic Enterprises (formerly DAKS) in Easton, Pennsylvania, and moved to their warehouse facility without further notice to the buyer. From that point forward, the buyer will coordinate all shipping, delivery and pickup arrangements with Mosaic directly. Mosaic will store merchandise free of charge for a period of up to (10) business days. After that period a one-time $25 handling fee will be assessed and a daily storage charge of $5 per lot/day will commence regardless of lot size or value. You may, of course, use any shipper you wish and no fees will be assessed providing your purchases are retrieved from Mosaic within (10) business days. 11) If any applicable conditions contained herein are not complied with by the purchaser, Millea Bros. may, in addition to other remedies available by law; (a) hold the purchaser liable for the total purchase price; (b) retain any payment made by the purchaser, and/or (c) cancel the sale and resell the property without reserve and the original purchaser will be liable for any deficiency and added cost. NOTE REGARDING ANIMAL MATERIALS Certain property contained in this catalog may be constructed from, or may incorporate animal materials, and may require a license, permit or certificate for exportation or resale. It is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to obtain appropriate licenses. The sale of a lot will not be canceled if a purchaser cannot obtain the appropriate license, permit or certificate. 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