Sold for €25,200
Auction: Tribal Art, 30th May, 2001
Hessink's African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art department proudly presents a diverse and extraordinary collection of tribal art from various regions. With a focus on Sub-Saharan Africa, Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia, Indonesia, Central, and South America, our auctions showcase a wide array of unique and high-quality works.
Our curated selection includes ceremonial and prestigious pieces that were crafted for the cultural elite, embodying the artistic traditions and spiritual significance of their respective societies. These extraordinary artworks provide a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage and the refined craftsmanship of the indigenous communities.
In addition to ceremonial items, our collection also encompasses utilitarian and specialized artifacts that offer insights into the daily lives and practices of these diverse cultures. From tools and instruments to decorative objects and textiles, these pieces reveal the ingenuity and functionality deeply rooted within the local traditions.
Hessink's African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art department is dedicated to preserving and promoting the cultural legacy of these regions, offering collectors and art enthusiasts an opportunity to acquire remarkable pieces that tell compelling stories of ancient civilizations and their artistic expressions.