African Art Auction Ending 9/13

Items located in Pleasant Valley, NY.

RARE AFRICAN ART: A CURATED AUCTION FROM THE ROSEN COLLECTION MASKS, WEAPONS, BLACKSMITH’S TOOLS, TEXTILES, ASAFO FLAGS GOLDWEIGHTS, PRE-COIN AFRICAN METAL CURRENCY

Items include a SERPENTINE CEREMONIAL WEAPON; a METAL PARRY SHIELD; a WEDDING BLANKET; a RARE ARON ARABAI FACE MASK; an ASAFO MILITIA FLAG AND SUPI’S WHIP; HEAD CREST MASKS; a BARK CLOTH PRESTIGE DANCE SKIRT; a BUNDU (SOWEI) HELMET MASK; ELU FACE MASKS; a TWISTED TRIPLE COIL KNOTTED CURRENCY BRACELET; a RARE OLD PRESTIGE DANCE SKIRT WITH GINGHAM PATCHES; a FIGURATIVE GOLD WEIGHTS; a CEREMONIAL (ADANUDO) ROBE; and more.

AFRICAN ART COLLECTION OF MARY SUE AND PAUL PETER ROSEN

Mary Sue and Paul Peter Rosen have collected African art for over thirty years, making nine trips to Africa to study the art in its cultural setting. The Rosens have published three African art books, curated more than ten exhibitions from their collection, and have given public lectures about African art and culture. They have donated art from their collection to various institutions including the Newark Museum, Temple University in Philadelphia, the SMA Fathers African Art Museum in Tenafly, New Jersey, and the African American Research Library in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Payment is due by Monday, September 17 at 1PM.

Pickup in Pleasant Valley, NY must be completed by Monday, September 17 at 3PM.


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THE FOLLOWING REFERENCES ARE CITED BY AUTHOR NAME AND PUBLICATION DATE IN VARIOUS LOTS:

MS ROSEN/PP ROSEN MASKS FROM WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA 2013 MS ROSEN/PP ROSEN EMBLEMS OF POWER: ASAFO FLAGS FROM GHANA 2013 (See Lots #7 & 17).

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