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Bronze Ladle, Etruscan, 6th Century BC
Mossi, Karanga Mask, Burkina Faso, 1. H. 20th CenturyKuba, ‘Ngady Amwaash’ Mask, D. R. Congo
Berlin, Germany
DoneApr 20, 2016 3:00 PM UTC

Art from Ancient Cultures & Tribes

This auction provides fascinating insights into tribal art of various cultures through treasures such as a fascinating bronze ladle, which was crafted in the 6th century BC by the Etruscan people. The focus of the auction is on African art of excellent provenance, alongside impressive craftsmanship, which successfully combines culture, history and tradition. These are presented by the example of a Karanga mask of the Mossi people in Burkina Faso or a wooden Congolese figure. Further highlights are a prayer rug from the Northern Caucasus and a Kazak carpet with cartridges from the 19th century.