ABORIGINAL, OCEANIC & TRIBAL ART | TUESDAY 9 JUNE
DATE: Tuesday 9 June @6pm
LOCATION: Live Online Virtual Auction – 124 James Street, Leichhardt
Theodore Bruce is pleased to offer a diverse selection of fine Australian, Oceanic and Asian tribal art in our forthcoming June 9 sale.
Sourced from a range of vendors, including the Andrew Korda and Susan Pearson Collection, this auction features many significant and rare artworks including Lot 9204, a late nineteenth century Vayola Massim War Shield, Trobriand Islands; Lot 9206, an early House Post Fragment, Lake Sentani, West Papua and Lot 9205, a Pair of early to mid-twentieth century ceremonial Masks, Mortlock Island, PNG. There is also a particularly fine selection of New Guinea highlands shields for sale.
Tribal Art from a range of areas is offered in this auction, including from the Baliem Valley and Lake Sentani in West Papua; the Sepik River, highlands regions and Trobriand Islands in Papua New Guinea; Arnhem Land and Bathurst Island in Australia; North Sumatra, West Timor and Borneo in Indonesia, as well as examples from other Pacific Islands, Asia and Africa. Lots include: fighting shields; ancestral masks and figures; traditional jewellery; ritual pottery, and Aboriginal sculpture.
Due to virus restrictions viewing is by appointment only between 10 am and 4pm on Friday June 5; Tuesday June 9. Please call us on 02 8212 4100 to arrange an appointment. The auction will commence live online at 6pm, Monday June 9.
Please note that there is an Invaluable $10,000 Bidding limit. If you wish to increase your Bidding Limit, please contact us.