African Art Collectible Auction
Ending Wednesday, November 30 @ 8:00PM
Auction of African art from a private New York collection to be sold online only by AARauctions. Fine pieces from West and Central Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Gabon, Liberia, Mali/ Niger and Ethiopia incl. gold weights, statues, military flags, masks, pendants, textiles 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.
THE FOLLOWING COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE REFERENCES ARE CITED BY THE AUTHOR(S) NAME AND PUBLICATION DATE IN VARIOUS LOTS:
ROSEN PP, ROSEN MS “MASKS FROM WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA” 2013
SPRING C “AFRICAN TEXTILES” 1989
GILLOW J “AFRICAN TEXTILES” 2003
BACQUART J-B “THE TRIBAL ARTS OF AFRICA” 1998
ADLER P, BARNARD N “AFRICAN MAJESTY” 1992
PHILLIPS T “AFRICA. ART OF A CONTINENT” 1999
ROSEN MS, ROSEN PP “THE COLORFUL SOGO BÒ PUPPETS OF MALI” 2012
ROY CD, WHEELOCK TGB. “LAND OF THE FLYING MASKS” 2007
Preview available Monday-Friday 9am-3pm by appointment only or online 24 hrs.
*NOTE* Shipping is available on all items.