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Auctioneer Quinn's Auction Galleries 703-532-5632
Auction Date Dec 03 Auction
Location
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Falls Church, VA
Time 11:00AM
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Lot: 1 - Nigerian horned mask. 20th century.

A Horned face mask, Nigeria, Jukun, Benue Valley. 20th century. Provenance: From a Private Mid-Western Collection.

Lot: 2 - 2 West African objects. 20th century.

A group of 2 West African objects. ++ Egungun dance costume, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. ++ Standing protective figure with round head, Togo/Burkina Faso, Moba. 20th century. Provenance: From a Private Mid-Western Collection. ++ The Moba are

Lot: 3 - Board & figure from South Pacific. 20th century.

A group of 2 South Pacific objects. ++ Ancestor figure, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River.20th century. ++ Gope Board, Papua New Guinea, Papua Gulf. 20th century. Provenance: From a Private Mid-Western Collection.

Lot: 4 - Maasai hide shield & spear. 20th century.

A hide shield and spear. Kenya, Maasai. 20th century. 36"h x 22 1/2"w x 3"d. Provenance: From a Private Mid-Western Collection. Catalog Notes: "Shields remain one of the Maasai warrior's most important tools. They were used in warfare and hunting as

Lot: 5 - Maasai hide shield & spear. 20th century.

A hide shield & spear. Kenya, Maasai. 20th century. 34"h x 24 1/4"w x 3"d. Provenance: From a Private Mid-Western Collection. Catalog Notes: "Shields remain one of the Maasai warrior's most important tools. They were used in warfare and hunting as

Lot: 6 - Eight Wood clubs on board. 20th century.

A group of eight wooden clubs, Kenya, Maasai. 20th century. Provenance: From a Private Mid-Western Collection.

Lot: 7 - Standing female figure

A standing female figure. Nigeria, Baga. 1st half 20th century. 11"h without base. Provenance: Private New York Collector Catalog Notes: This Baga female figure probably represents a young initiate. Condition: Very good with signs of wear and use

Lot: 8 - Ivory divination tapper

An ivory divination taper. Nigeria, Yoruba. 19th/20th century. 10"h x 1"diam. Provenance: Private New York Collector Catalog Notes: "A tapper is an essential tool in Yoruba divination. It is struck against a diviner’s tray to call Orunmila, the

Lot: 9 - Female "pwo" face mask

A female "pwo" face mask. Chokwe. 20th century. 16"h (including tendrils). Provenance: Private New York Collector Catalog Notes: "Such representations are especially significant given that the Chokwe trace descent through their mothers' lines. Pwo's

Lot: 10 - Face mask with vertical and horizontal black bands

A face mask with vertical and horizontal black bands with holes. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Congo. 20th century. 14"h x 7 1/2"w x 4"d. Provenance: Private New York Collector Catalog Notes: Stylistically this mask seems to come from the

Lot: 11 - Face mask

A face mask. The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega. 20th century. 8 3/4"h x 7"w x 4 1/2"d. Provenance: Private New York Collector Catalog Notes: "In the forests of the Democratic Republic of the Congo art is created primarily for semisecret

Lot: 12 - Face mask with attacked basketry

A face mask with attached basketry. Biombo. 20th century. 13"h x 8 1/2"w x 9"d. Provenance: Private New York Collector Catalog Notes: The Biombo are influenced culturally and politically by the Kuba. They too wear masks at funerals and initiations

Lot: 13 - Knife or staff handle with a head finial

A knife or staff handle with head finial. 20th century. With base: 9 1/4"h x 2 1/4"w x 2 1/2"d. Provenance: Private New York Collector Catalog Notes: The coiffure on this piece seems to suggest a Gabon origin. Condition: Good with a vertical crack

Lot: 14 - A Crucifix fragment.

A Crucifix fragment. ++ A wooden crucifix fragment. 19th century. 8" x 2" x 1 1/4", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Simpson inventory #2371. The style of this crucifix suggests it originates in the

Lot: 15 - An African club and implements.

An African club and implements. ++ A wooden club and three wooden implements, Africa. 20th century. Longest: 29" x 2 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Utilitarian objects began to viewed as art

Lot: 16 - A group of four African implements.

A group of four African implements. ++ A group of four wood and metal implements, Africa. 20th century. Longest: 27 1/2" x 8", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Utilitarian objects began to viewed as art

Lot: 17 - A group of African brass objects.

An Igbo brass bell fragment. ++ Group of two brass African objects. ++ A brass bell fragment, Nigeria, Igbo. 20th century. 9 3/4"h x 5" diam,. ++ A brass anklet, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 20th century. 3" x 4 1/2" dia,. ++ A brass urn with

Lot: 18 - Dan mask and wooden double ladle.

Dan mask and wooden double ladle, ++ A mask with articulating jaw, Liberia, Dan style. 20th century. 21" x 6" x 6 1/2", ++ A double wooden ladle with handle, West Africa. 20th century. 18 1/2"l x 7 1/4"w x 2 1/2"d. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 19 - Group of four African spoons / ladles.

Group of four African spoons / ladles. ++ A spoon with wooden links, South Africa, possibly Tsonga. 1st half 20th century. 24" x 2 1/2" x 3", ++ A wooden scoop. 20th century. 16 1/2" x 3 1/4" x 3", ++ A wooden ladle. 20th century. 7 1/4", ++ A wooden

Lot: 20 - A West Central African bellow.

A wooden bellows, West to Central Africa. 20th century. 30"h x 18"w x 6 1/2"d. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 21 - An African knife.

A knife with an open circular handle in one piece, East/South Africa. 20th century. 11 1/2". With base: 13". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 22 - An iron paddle.

An iron paddle form decorated with iron cones. 20th century. 22 1/4" x 8" With stand: 24 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 23 - Group of three flywhisks and a sword.

Group of three flywisks and a sword. ++ An elephant hair and hide flywhisk with gold leaf embellishment, Ivory Coast/Ghana, Baule/Asante, Akan. 20th century. 14"l. ++ A gold leaf flywhisk with a bird on top, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. 31"l. ++

Lot: 24 - Group of two swords.

Group of two swords. ++ A brass handled sword with a broken blade, Africa. 20th century. 31" x 6". ++ A sword with a crocodile handle and openwork blade in the shape of a cross and lizard, West Africa. 20th century. 34 1/2" x 9". Provenance: The

Lot: 25 - A group of three African objects.

A group of three African objects. ++ A wooden ball headed club with wrapped metal coil at top, Kenya. 20th century. 24 1/2". ++ A spear point and an Ogboni staff, Africa. 20th century. 25". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 26 - A group of two face masks.

A group of two face masks. ++ A face mask, Gabon, Punu style. 20th. 12" x 6 5/8" x 5" With stand: 15"h. ++ A polychrome elephant mask, Nigeria, Igbo. 1st half 20th century. 18" x 7 1/4" x 3 3/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 27 - A group of three wooden figures.

A group of three wooden figures. ++ A wooden Kibisi figure, Mali, Dogon Style. 20th century. With base: 11 3/4" x 1 5/8" x 3". ++ A standing figure, Nigeria, Benue River. 20th century. With base: 21 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 3 1/4. ++ A standing figure,

Lot: 28 - A wooden utilitarian object.

A wooden utilitarian object. 20th century. 7"l x 1/2" w. With stand: 2"h. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 29 - A group of three wooden shields.

A group of three wooden shields. ++ A polychrome handheld shield. 20th century. Shield: 53 1/2"h, with stand 66"h. ++ A wooden polychrome hand held shield. 20th century. Shield: 55"h, with stand: 67"h. ++ An oval wooden shield. 20th century. 15

Lot: 30 - A group of two animals masks.

A group of two animals masks. ++ An animal mask, Mali, Bamana style. 20th century. 33" x 13" x 11". ++ A headdress with three animals, Cameroon, Kom style. 20th century. 25" x 13" x 11 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 31 - Group of three handheld African items.

Group of three handheld African items. ++ A blade with a dark patinated wooden handle, West Africa. 20th century. 15 1/2". ++ A handheld wooden fetish with wire wrapping, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songe. 20th century. 7 1/8"h. ++ A handheld

Lot: 32 - A relief carved stone.

A rectangular shaped stone with carved three animals in profile. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 33 - A wooden chair and tool.

A wooden chair and tool. ++ A rectangular shaped chair with a simple curved back missing one leg. 20th century. 21 1/4"h x 25 3/4"w x 18"d. ++ A wood and iron tool. 20th century. 34"h x 11"w x 8"d. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 34 - A group of three African objects.

A group of three African objects. ++ A conical shaped powder horn with brass tacks, triangular flanges, and brass spout, Morocco. 19th century. 12" x 11" x 6 1/2", ++ A wooden incised ladle with legs, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Dan. 20th century. With

Lot: 35 - An African club and staff.

An African club and staff. ++ A ball-headed wooden club, Kenya, Masaai. 20th century. 27 1/2". ++ A wooden staff with multiple caryatid figures, DRC/Angola, Chokwe complex. Early 20th century. 31 1/2" with base. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 36 - A group of three face masks.

A group of three face masks. ++ A wooden face mask with stylized beard, DRC, Congo style. 20th century. 27" x 8 1/2" x 8". ++ A wooden animal face mask, Nigeria. 20th century. 12" x 4" x 3 1/2". ++ A wooden face mask with banded indentations around

Lot: 37 - A group of two African containers & a neck rest.

A group of two African containers & a neck rest. ++ A wooden three legged neck rest, Kenya, Turkana. Early 20th century. 8 3/4" x 14 3/4" x 6". ++ A basket with wooden seated figure, Nigeria/Republic of Benin, Yoruba/Fon. 20th century. 12" x 9 1/2"

Lot: 38 - A standing wooden figure & a body mask.

A standing wooden figure & a body mask. ++ A standing wooden figure, Mali, Dogon Style. 20th century. with stand: 9" x 1 3/4" x 1 3/4". ++ A wooden female body mask with quadruped, Tanzania, Makonde. 20th century. 13 3/4" x 7 1/2" x 4"; with stand:

Lot: 39 - A group of two dance crests.

A group of two dance crests. ++ A dance crest with two heads, Nigeria, Igbo. 20th century. 11 1/2" x 8" x 5" With base: 14 1/4" x 6 1/2" x 5 1/4". ++ A dance crest with two figures. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton

Lot: 40 - A group of two boxes & two tools.

A group of two boxes & two tools. ++ An wooden oval shaped incised box, DRC, Kuba. 20th century. 12 1/2" x 2 3/4". ++ A lidded wood oval shaped incised box, DRC, Kuba. 20th century. 4" x 12" x 2 1/4". ++ A wooden implement. 20th century. 12"l. ++ A

Lot: 41 - A group of two wooden African objects.

A group of two wooden African objects. ++ A wooden pipe, South Africa, Zulu. 20th century. 15 1/2" x 4 1/2". ++ A wooden ladle, Ivory Coast, Dan. 20th century. 20 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 42 - A standing wooden figure.

A standing wooden figure. 14 1/2" x 4" x 4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 43 - A group of two African figures.

A group of two African figures. ++ Head fragment, Gabon, Fang. 20th century. 7 1/2" x 3" With base: 11" 3 1/4" x 3 3/4". ++ Wooden bust with base, Africa. 20th century. 18 1/2" x 7 1/2 diameter, Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 44 - A group of two African containers

A group of two African containers ++ A wooden milk container, South Africa, Zulu. 20th century. 16 3/4" x 6" diameter. ++ Gourd container, 20th century. 3 3/4" 6 3/4" diameter. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 45 - A group of pipes and utensils

A collection of four pipes and utensils. 201th century. 11", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. At least one of these pipes is Zulu from South Africa.

Lot: 46 - A group of various African ethnographic objects.

A group of various African ethnographic objects. ++ A brass armlet. 20th century. ++ Fourteen assorted objects. 20th century. ++ A brass armlet. 20th century. ++ A fiber hair decoration, Kenya, Maasai. 20th centur,. ++ A conical shaped stone. Not

Lot: 47 - A group of two standing figures.

A group of two standing figures. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 48 - A mask and headdress.

A mask and headdress. ++ A heart shaped face mask, Gabon, Kwele style. 20th century. ++ A Mpiko wood headdress, Tanzania, Makonde style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 49 - A wooden female figure.

A group of two wooden female figure. ++ A wooden female figure, Mali, Bamana style. 20th century. ++ A wooden female figure. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 50 - A wooden figure with head finial.

A wooden post figure with head finial. 20th century. 53 1/2" x 7" x 6". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 51 - A group of two standing figures.

A group of two standing figures. ++ A standing fetish figure, DRC, Songe. 20th century. 14 1/2" x 3 3/4" x 3 3/4". ++ A standing male figure with a head on a stick extending from the top of the head. 20th century. 51" x 10" x 9". Provenance: The

Lot: 52 - A bone & 2 standing female figures.

A bone & 2 standing female figures. ++ A bone figure, DRC, Luba style. 20th century,. ++ A standing female figure, Ivory Coast, Baule style. 20th century. ++ A standing female figure. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 53 - A group of two seated figures.

A group of two seated figure. ++ A seated male figure, Angola, Chokwe complex style. 20th century,. ++ A standing maternity figure, Nigeria, Possibly Tiv. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 54 - A group of four figures.

A group of four figures. ++ A minimal wooden figure with human head, DRC, Luba style. 20th century,. ++ A wooden male figure, Nigeria. 20th century,. ++ A standing maternity figure, DRC, Kuba style. 20th century,. ++ A male and female Caryatid

Lot: 55 - A group of two wooden dolls.

A group of two wooden dolls. ++ A wooden doll, Chad, Bagirmi style. 20th century,. ++ A wooden doll, Chad, Bagirmi. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 56 - A group of two masks.

A group of two masks. ++ A wooden white faced helmet mask, Nigeria, Igbo. 20th century. ++ A face mask, Gabon, Kwele style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 57 - A group of utilitarian objects.

A group of utilitarian objects. ++ A double basket. 20th century,. ++ A wooden cutting board, Ethiopia, Gurage. 20th century. ++ A wooden handle with traces of gold, Ghana/Ivory Coast, Asante/Baule. 20th century. ++ A shell and hide object, Nigeria.

Lot: 58 - A group of four African items.

A group of four African items. ++ A funerary hanging figure, DRC, Mbole style. 20th century. ++ A standing ancestor figure, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. ++ A brass bell with a face, Nigeria, Yoruba. ++ A face mask with horns and a standing

Lot: 59 - A group of three African objects.

A group of three African objects. ++ A horned white faced animal mask, DRC, Lega style. 20th century. ++ A silver armlet with dangling decorations. Early 20th century. ++ A wooden monkey face mask, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. Provenance: The

Lot: 60 - A group of two standing figures & a headdress.

A group of two standing figures & a headdress. ++ A horned headdress, Nigeria, Mama`. 20th century. 16" x 8" x 6", ++ A standing male ancestor figure, Angola, Chokwe style. 20th century. 9 1/2" x 4 1/4" x 3 1/2", ++ A standing female ancestor figure,

Lot: 61 - A group of African textiles. 20th century.

A group of African textiles. 20th century. Various sizes. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 62 - A group of three figures and bowl.

A group of three figures and bowl. ++ An offertory bowl with kneeling figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. ++ A horned fetish. 20th century. ++ A standing female bone figure, DRC, Lega style. 20th century. ++ A standing fetish figure with horn,

Lot: 63 - A group of African objects.

A group of African objects. ++ A wooden female figure, Tanzania, Nyamwezi style. 20th century. ++ A axe with human head, Nigeria, Tiv. 20th century. ++ A sword with wooden handle, Mondjembo. Early 20th century. ++ An axe with semi circular shaped

Lot: 64 - Tusyan & Baule style face masks.

Tusyan & Baule style face masks. ++ A horned flat dance mask, Burkina Faso, Tusyan style. 20th century. ++ A face mask, Ivory Coast, Baule style. 20th century. 19" x 10" x 9", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 65 - Nimba shoulder mask.

Nimba shoulder mask. ++ A Nimba shoulder mask, Guinea, Baga style. 20th century. 46 1/2" x 18" x 24, Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Simpson inventory #9615. Depending on the Baga subgroup, this mask

Lot: 66 - Niongom style seated figure

Niongom style seated figure ++ A seated figure, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. 37" x 12" x 4 1/2", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. See Dogon Statuary, Lerloup, 1995, plate 32 Niongom statue. The

Lot: 67 - Bobo plank mask.

Bobo plank mask. ++ A plank mask, Burkina Faso, Bobo. 20th century. With base: 50 1/2" x 10 1/2" x 12" Mask: 43"h x 10 1/2" x 12", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This Nwenke mask is a type of Molo

Lot: 68 - Group of West African hand looms.

Group of West African hand looms. ++ A wood and fiber handloom, West Africa. 19th/20th century. Approx. 9" x 7 1/4" with out strings. ++ A group of four oval shaped wooden loom shuttles, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. Each with stand: 8 5/8".

Lot: 69 - 3 West African bowls.

3 West African bowls.++Two Baule style bowls. ++ A wooden bowl with a quadruped on the lid, West Africa. 20th century. 15 1/4" x 8" x 6 1/2". ++ A bowl with horizontal band of figures and missing lid, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. 6 1/2" x 7

Lot: 70 - Group of West African door locks.

Group of West African door locks. ++ A door lock fragment in form of a stylized rabbit, Mali, Bamana/Dogon. 20th century. With base: 15 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 3 1/2" Without base: 14 1/2" x 3 5/8"x 2 1/2", ++ A doorlock with incised geometric motifs, Mali,

Lot: 71 - Group of 4 West African objects.

Group of 4 West African objects. ++ A lidded bowl in the form of a bird, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 4 1/2"h x 6 1/2" x 4 1/4", ++ A open round wood bowl with carved knot and geometric forms. 20th century. 3" x 6 1/4" diameter, ++ A stylized

Lot: 72 - Group of two Ogboni Society swords.

Group of two Ogboni Society swords. ++ A sword with brass kneeling male figural handle, Nigeria, Yoruba, Ogboni Society. 20th century. 18" x 4", ++ A sword with brass kneeling figural handle, Nigeria, Yoruba, Ogboni Society. 20th century. 18" x 4",

Lot: 73 - Group of two Igbo bowls.

Group of two Igbo bowls. ++ A lidded wooden bowl, Nigeria, Igbo. Early 20th century. 8"h x 14" dia,. ++ A lidded divination bowl with two male faces, Nigeria, Igbo. 20th century. 11 1/2"h x 23 1/2"dia. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from

Lot: 74 - Group of two African knifes.

Group of two African knifes. ++ A broad blade knife. ++ A sheathed knife with ring and an attached fetish. !st half 20th century. 12" x 6" x 4 1/2", ++ A wooden handle with broad blade knife, West Africa. 20th century. 19" x 5" x 4", Provenance: The

Lot: 75 - A Fon wooden phallus

A Fon wooden phallus ++ A wooden phallus, Republic of Benin, Fon. 20th century. 15" x 6" x 4", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. These wooden fetishes were stuck into the ground as a fertility ceremony

Lot: 76 - A West African ivory bracelet.

A West African ivory bracelet. ++ A carved ivory bracelet with red patina, West Africa. Late 19th to early 20th century. 1 1/2" x 4 5/8" dia. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This unusual bracelet has

Lot: 77 - Three West African brass objects.

Three West African brass objects. ++ A brass bracelet with banded curvilinear and coil forms, West Africa. 20th century. 5 3/8"h x 3 1/2" diam,. ++ A brass warrior holding a shield and a sword, Nigeria, Benin style. 20th century. Object: 6 3/4"h x 5

Lot: 78 - A Dan style caryatid stool.

A Dan style caryatid stool. ++ A stool with three caryatid male and female figures, Ivory Coast, Dan style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This stool does not show much wear or use.

Lot: 79 - Group of three African game boards.

Group of three African game boards. ++ A rectangular mancala game board, West Africa. 20th century. 38 3/4" x 9 1/2" x 5", ++ A wooden mancala game board, West Africa. 20th century. 39 1/4" x 7 3/4" x 4 1/2", ++ A mancala gameboard, West Africa. 20th

Lot: 80 - A group of African items.

A group of African items. ++ A West African lidded bowl. ++ A wooden cylindrical container with metal ring. 20th century. 2 3/4" x 2" x 1 1/2", ++ A lidded wooden bowl with inlaid ivory and metal, West Africa. Early 20th century. 11" x 9" dia.

Lot: 81 - An Igbo masquerade mask.

An Igbo masquerade mask. ++ A mask with articulating jaw, Nigeria, Igbo style. 20th century. 24" x 17" x 11". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is a very late mask probably made for the market

Lot: 82 - Group of three ethnographic objects.

Group of three ethnographic objects. ++ A Boccio fetish, Republic of Benin, Vodoun. 20th century. 11" x 7" x 3 1/2". ++ A cranial fragment. 3 1/2" x 7" x 5". ++ A fetish with horns and cowries, Mali, Possibly Bamana. 20th century. 9" x 15" x 5". ++

Lot: 83 - Group of two face masks.

Group of two face masks. ++ A carved wood face mask, Nigeria, Ibibio. 20th century. 13 1/4" x 11" x 5". ++ A face mask, Nigeria, Igbo style. 20th century. 23 1/2" x 17" x 6". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 84 - A Calabar terracotta neck rest.

A terracotta neck rest with linear design, Nigeria, Calabar. 10th/11th century. 4 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 2 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This expressive headrest is from the Qua/Calabar culture of

Lot: 85 - An Igbo style dance crest.

A dance headdress, Nigerian style, Igbo. 20th century. With base: 12" x 10 1/2" x 14". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This strange head crest probably originates in Nigeria but does not have a great

Lot: 86 - Group of three African brass objects.

Group of three African brass objects. ++ A brass animal pendant, West Africa. 19th/20th century. 3" x 1" With stand: 4 1/8" x 2" x 2". ++ A seated figure on a bowl. 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" diameter. ++ A wooden anklet embellished with metal, West Africa. 1st

Lot: 87 - Group of two West African items.

Group of two West African items. ++ A double headed doll, Ghana, Fante style. 20th century. With base: 15" x 4", ++ A crocodile tourist piece, West Africa. 20th century. 25"l x 9 1/2"w. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 88 - Group of two face masks.

Group of two face masks. ++ A mask, Ivory Coast. 20th century. 21" x 9". ++ A Bundu helmet mask, Sierra leone, Mende. 20th century. 15 1/4"h. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This mask appears to have

Lot: 89 - An Ibibio horned face mask.

++ A horned face mask with articulating jaw, Nigeria, Ibibio. 1st half 20th century. 26" x 16" x 11". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is an aesthetically tough mask that does show some signs of

Lot: 90 - An Igbo face mask.

A face mask, Nigeria, Igbo. 20th century. 9 1/4" x 6 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This mask appears to have been made for sale.

Lot: 91 - An Ibibio face mask.

A polychrome face mask, Nigeria, Ibibio. 20th century. 12" x 8" x 5 1/2" With stand: 16 1/2" x 5 3/4" x 4 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is a very late mask

Lot: 92 - Group of two Dan divination objects.

Group of two Dan divination objects. ++ A janus divination object with red pigment and cowre shells, Ivory Coast, Dan. 1st half 20th century. 7 3/4"h with base. ++ A divination implement in the shape of a male head, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan. 20th

Lot: 93 - A mancala game board.

A rectangular mancala game board with a head carved flat head protruding from one side, Possibly West Africa. 20th century. 29" x 12 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Game Boards are seen all over

Lot: 94 - A mancala game board.

A rectangular mancala game board, West Africa. 20th century. 18" x 9 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Game Boards are seen all over Africa. There is not much to fo on for a firm identification.

Lot: 95 - A group of West African utensils.

A group of two wooden utensils with handles, West Africa. 20th century. 9 5/8" x 6 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Yoruba sculptors carved several of the implements that diviner-priests

Lot: 96 - A Benin style ivory figure.

A standing ivory figure, Nigeria, Benin style. 20th century. 9 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 2 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. I believe the stylistical elements of this piece suggest that it may have been

Lot: 97 - A West African sword.

A sword with D shaped guard, West Africa. 20th century. 38" x 2 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 98 - A Bolo plank mask.

A plank mask, Burkina Faso, Bolo. 20th century. 55 1/2" x 12" x 12". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Bolo masks are used in male initiation ceremonies. The plank is broken on this mask which does not

Lot: 99 - A Baule standing female figure.

A standing female figure with articulating arms, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. 18" x 4" x 4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This rather late figure has some condition issues.

Lot: 100 - A group of three African metal objects.

A group of three African metal objects. ++ A brass Kpelie style mask, Burkina Faso, Senufo style. 20th century. 20 1/2" x 19 1/2" x 18 1/2". ++ A square shaped metal plaque with metal conical embellishments. 20th century. 10"l x 9 1/2"w. ++ An iron

Lot: 101 - Group of three West African metal objects.

Group of three West African metal objects. ++ A brass anklet with banded vertical designs, West Africa. Early 20th century. 1" h x 3 1/4"diam. ++ A standing figure holding an object with bent arms, Nigeria, Possibly Yoruba. 20th century. 11 1/2"h x 3

Lot: 102 - A Gere style face mask.

A horned face mask, Ivory Coast, Gere style. 20th century. 19 1/2" x 16" diameter. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Simpson inventory #5515. Acquired in January 1989. for 3,000 The Simpson archive

Lot: 103 - A Cameroon Grasslands style stool.

A caryatid stool with four figures, Cameroon, Bamileke/Bamendjo style. 20th century. 21" x 9" x 8" With stand: 26 1/2"h. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This stool is well carved but probably has been

Lot: 104 - Group of two head fragments.

Group of two head fragments. ++ A carved wooden rams head shrine, Nigeria, Owo. 20th century. 22" x 12 1/2" x 15". ++ A carved wooden head fragment, Nigeria. 20th century. With base: 12 1/2"h 7" x 7". Head: 5"w x7"d. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 105 - Group of African ethnographic objects.

Group of African ethnographic objects. ++ A heddle pulley with elephant head, tusks and large ears, Ivory Coast, Guro style. 20th century. With base: 11 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3 1/4". ++ An anthropomorphic heddle pulley, Ivory Coast/Burkina Faso, Senufo.

Lot: 106 - A group of two beaded crowns.

A group of two beaded crowns. ++ A beaded crown with a white field and geometric forms accentuated with fringe, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 9"h x 7 1/2"diameter without strands. ++ A conical shaped beaded crown with face motif and fringed bird

Lot: 107 - A group of two beaded crowns.

A group of two beaded crowns. ++ A crown with translucent green beads, beaded elements of various sizes and fringe, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 5 1/2"h. ++ A conical shaped beaded crown with faces and fringed bird finial, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th

Lot: 108 - A group of two African items.

A group of two African items. ++ A gold leaf handle with iron openwork blade, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. 26 1/2"l. ++ A wooden elephant with oval shaped ears, Ivory Coast, Baule. Early 20th century. 5" x 8 " x 4" with base. Provenance: The

Lot: 109 - A group of two West African wooden figures.

A group of two West African wooden figures. ++ A wooden figure with round torso with thin neck and small head, Nigeria. 20th century. 20 1/2" x 11 1/2" With stand: 24". ++ A desiccated wooden bust, Nigeria. 19th/20th century. 17" x 5 3/4" x 4" With

Lot: 110 - A group of three Bundu masks.

A group of three Bundu masks. ++ A Sande Society Bundu mask, Guinea, Mende. 20th century. 13"h. ++ A Sande Society Bundu mask, Guinea, Mende. 20th century. 15 1/2". ++ A Sande Society Bundu mask, Guinea, Mende. 20th century. 16"h. Provenance: The

Lot: 111 - A group of three African objects.

A group of three African objects. ++ A wooden paddle with cylindrical handle. 20th century. 9" x 5". ++ A wooden staff with forked elements. 20th century. 15" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/4". ++ An ivory side blow trumpet. Late 19th / early 20th centry. 14".

Lot: 112 - A group of African wooden objects.

A group of African wooden objects. ++ A wooden fragmentary figure with some loss at both legs, Nigeria, Moba. 20th century. 20"l. ++ Standing figure & Chiwara headdress, Mali, Bamana. 20th century. Standing figure: 25" x 9" x 8" Chiwara: 11 1/2" x 2

Lot: 113 - A group of three masks.

A group of three masks. ++ A striated wooden face mask, Nigeria, Ibibio. 20th century. 10" x 6 1/4". ++ A face mask with white spots, Liberia/Ivory Coast, Dan. 20th century. 9 1/4" x 6". ++ A gourd mask, DRC, Lega. 20th century. 8 1/2" x 7 1/4".

Lot: 114 - Group of two Mossi items.

Group of two Mossi items. ++ A Zazaigo animal dance crest, Burkina Faso, Mossi. 20th century. 17 1/4"h With stand: 19 3/4". ++ A wooden flute, Burkina Faso, Mossi. 20th century. 16 1/2" x 9" x 7" With stand: 20 1/4"h. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 115 - A group of dance masks.

A group of dance masks. ++ A bush cow dance crest, Burkina Faso, Bwa. 20th century. 15 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 7", ++ A bull dance mask, Bissagos Islands, Bigjogo. 20th century. 14" x 14 1/2" x 11". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 116 - A group of three Ibeji figures.

A group of three Ibeji figures. ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta style. 20th century. 9 1/2'. ++ An Ibeji male figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 9 1/4". ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta style. 20th

Lot: 117 - A group of three Ibeji figures.

A group of three Ibeji figures. ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 10". ++ An Ibeji figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 9 3/4". ++ An Ibeji figure, Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta style. 20th century. 8 1/2". Provenance: The

Lot: 118 - A group of three Ibeji figures.

A group of three Ibeji figures. ++ An Ibeji figure, Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta style. 20th century. 8 3/4". ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta style. 20th century. 9 3/4". ++ A standing male figure. 20th century. 10 1/2". Provenance:

Lot: 119 - A group of four Ibeji figures.

A group of four Ibeji figures. ++ An Ibeji figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 9 1/2". ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 11 1/4". ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 11 1/2". ++ An Ibeji male figure,

Lot: 120 - A group of three Ibeji figures.

A group of three Ibeji figures. ++ An Ibeji male figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 10 1/4. ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 9 1/2". ++ An Ibeji female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 8". Provenance: The Inventory

Lot: 121 - A dance mask & a standing figure.

A dance mask & a standing figure. ++ An animal dance mask, Ivory Coast, Baule/Yaure. 20th century. 20" x 6" x 5". ++ A standing figure with large oval shaped vessel mounted on the torso, Nigeria, Koro. 20th century. 22" x 6" x 4 1/2". Provenance: The

Lot: 122 - A group of two West African masks.

A group of two West African masks. ++ A bushcow mask with incised horns, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands style. 20th century. 30 1/2" x 14" x 6 1/2". ++ A hide covered mask with teeth bared, Nigeria, Widekum, Cross River. 20th century. 19" x 7 1/2" x

Lot: 123 - An Ejagham mask.

A hide covered mask with curled horns, Nigeria, Ejagham, Cross River style. 20th century. Aprrox. 24 1/2"x 16". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 124 - A Gelede society mask.

A Gelede society mask, Nigeria, Yoruba. first half 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 125 - A group of five prayer boards.

A group of five Islamic prayer boards, Nigeria. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 126 - A group of prayer boards.

A group of four Islamic prayer boards, Nigeria. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 127 - A staff with a seated female figure.

An agricultural staff with seated female figure, Burkina Faso/Ivory Coast, Senufo. 20th century. 46 3/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "The rural activity of the Senufo people of north Côte

Lot: 128 - A standing male ancestor figure

A standing male ancestor figure, Nigeria, Urhobo, Benue River. Early 20th century. With stand: 64 1/2" x 17"w x 14 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Most large-scale Urhobo statues are associated

Lot: 129 - A lidded chicken form kola nut bowl.

A lidded kola nut bowl with carved figures in the form a chicken, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 9" x 23" x 7". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Traditionally, bowls such as these were used to hold

Lot: 130 - Kanaga face mask. 20th century.

Kanaga face mask with geometric structure. Mali, Dogon. 20th century. 48" x 13". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "One of the most popular types of masks in the Sanga region is the type known as kanaga.

Lot: 131 - A hornbill dance staff.

A hornbill dance staff, Burkina Faso/Ivory Coast, Nuna. 20th century. With base: 46" x 19 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is a fascinating old dance staff that was probably used by a

Lot: 132 - A wooden birthing chair.

A wooden birthing chair. 20th century. 29" x 17 3/4"w x 44"d. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This form was ceratinly used as a functioning birthing chasir..While this has a surface indicating wear,

Lot: 133 - A wooden carved chair.

A carved wooden low chair with head finials on back rail, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan/Baule. 20th century. 29" x 19 1/4"w x 19 1/2"d. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. These highly patinated low chairs were

Lot: 134 - A wooden door with figures

A wooden door with rows of figures, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. 58 1/2" x 27" x 2 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 135 - A group of terracotta vessels & a head fragment.

A group of terracotta vessels & a head fragment ++ A terracotta water container, Mali. 20th century. including fragment 14" x 6 1/2" x. ++ A terracotta head fragment, Mali/Nigeria. Not Determined. 9" x 3" x 3". ++ A terracotta water container, Mali.

Lot: 136 - A group of wooden tools.

A group of wooden tools. ++ A wood pounder with head finial, Nigeria. Early 20th century. 22" x 1 1/4". ++ A wooden ladle. 20th century. 21" x 6 1/2". ++ A wooden conical form with drilled holds on one end. 20th century. 10" 8 1/2". ++ A wooden

Lot: 137 - A group of assorted wooden door locks.

A group of assorted wooden door locks. ++ Assorted wooden door locks, Mali, Bamana. 20th century. 18" x 3 1/2" (largest). Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is a group of matched and unmatched

Lot: 138 - A group of three West African items.

A group of three West African items. ++ A side blown ivory trumpet. Early 20th century. 32 1/2". ++ A wooden staff with serpent. 20th century. 33 1/3". ++ A conical shaped trumpet. 20th century. 17" x 2 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection

Lot: 139 - A wooden face mask

A wooden face mask with horizontal horns, Liberia/Ivory Coast, Dan Gere. 20th century. 14" x 8 1/2" x 7". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This mask shows little wear indicating that kit was made for

Lot: 140 - A group of two West African items

A group of two West African items ++ A carved panel with two swords, Nigeria, Benin. 20th century. 12 1/2" x 16 1/4". ++ A shrine fragment, Nigeria, Yoruba, Owo. 20th century. 10 1/2" x 26 1/4" x 4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 141 - A mask, shrine figure, and kneeling figure.

A mask, shrine figure, and kneeling figure. ++ A wooden mask with horns, Liberia/Ivory Coast, Toma style. 20th century. 24 1/2" x 11 1/2" x 9". ++ A wooden rams head shrine figure, Nigeria, Yoruba, Owo. early 20th century. 14 1/2" x 7 1/2" x 8 1/2".

Lot: 142 - An Akuaba fertility figure

A standing Akuaba fertility figure, Ghana, Asante. Early 20th century. 14 1/4" x 5". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Disk-headed akuaba figures remain one of the most recognizable forms in African

Lot: 143 - A group of four Chiwara headdresses

A group of four Chiwara headdresses ++ A vertical male chiwara headdress, Mali, Bamana style. 20th century. 38" x 14" x 5". ++ A vertical male chiwara headdress, Mali, Bamana style. 20th century. 51" x 16" x 4". ++ A vertical male chiwara headdress,

Lot: 144 - A wooden panel with masks.

A wooden panel with masks, Nigeria, Eket style. 20th century. 26 1/2" x 18 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. The area of the Eket near the Ibibio tribe was not very well known until the 1970's.

Lot: 145 - A headdress and mask.

A headdress and mask. ++ A wooden face mask, Mali, Bamana style. 20th century. 10" x 5 3/4" x 5" With stand: 14". ++ A wooden animal headdress, Guinea, Nalu style. 20th century. 43 1/4" x 10" x 6". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 146 - A group of two stones heads.

A group of two stones heads. ++ A stone head, Zimbabwe, Shona. 20th century. 12" x 6" x 10". ++ A stone head, Zimbabwe, Shona. 20th century. 14" x 5 1/2" x 14". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is

Lot: 147 - Bamana Boli, Mali.

A Boli figure. Mali, Bamana. Approx. 23"h x 27"w x 10 1/2"d. Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Catalog Note: “The basic form of this boli resembles a highly simplified cow. It is composed of a wooden

Lot: 148 - Bamana Boli, Mali.

A Boli figure. Mali, Bamana. 17" x 23" x 8" Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Catalog Note: “The basic form of this boli resembles a highly simplified cow. It is composed of a wooden core over-modeled

Lot: 149 - A Gelede & Ntomo society mask.

A Gelede & Ntomo society mask. ++ A Gelede Society mask, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 11" x 14". ++ A wooden Ntomo society face mask, Mali, Bamana. 20th century. 30" x 8". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 150 - A group of two face masks.

A group of two face masks. ++ A round wooden mask, Burkina Faso, Bwa. 20th century. 10" x 9 1/4" x 4. ++ A face mask, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 12 1.2" x 8 1/2" x 9". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 151 - Gelede society headdress

A Gelede society headdress. Nigeria, Yoruba. First half 20th century. Approx. 12 1/2"h x 13"w x 13"d. Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Catalog Notes: "Masks like this are worn by men in elaborate masquerade

Lot: 152 - A group of two face masks.

A group of two face masks. ++ A wooden face mask. 20th century. 21" x 21" x 8". ++ A face mask with cylindrical shaped pods acting as a beard, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan Gere style. 20th century. 18" x 14 1/2" x 15". Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 153 - A wooden panel with rows of carved figures.

A wooden panel with carved rows of figures, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 68" x 16 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This superbly carved panel depicts elements of daily life and spirituality.

Lot: 154 - A group of two African sculptures

A group of two African sculptures ++ A two headed sculpture with three legs, Mali. 20th century. 23" x 15". ++ A green stone animal. 20th century. 2 1/2" x 5". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. ++ This

Lot: 155 - A group of three beaded crowns.

A group of three beaded crowns. ++ A beaded crown for an oba, Nigeria, Yoruba style. 20th century. 15". ++ A beaded crown for an oba, Nigeria, Yoruba style. 20th century. 15". ++ A beaded crown for an oba, Nigeria, Yoruba style. 20th century. 15".

Lot: 156 - A group of three carved figures.

A group of three carved figures. ++ A seated female figure with hands resting on her thighs, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Baule style. 20th century. 34 1/2" x 11" x 10". ++ A standing gbekre monkey figure, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Baule style. 20th century. 25

Lot: 157 - A group of two West African objects

A group of two West African objects ++ A figure with fetsih material, Republic of Benin, Fon. 20th century. 10 1/2". ++ A lidded bowl in the form of a lion, Republic of Benin, Fon. 20th century. 23" x 16" x 8". Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 158 - A seated terracotta female figure.

A seated female terracotta figure, Mali, Djenne style. Not determined. 17" x 7" x 12". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. No TL information was found in the archives to establish the authenticity of this

Lot: 159 - A Bedu plank mask.

A Bedu plank mask, Ghana/Ivory Coast, Nafana. 20th century. 37" x 11" x 4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Such plank masks are among the largest masks in Africa. The form of the Bedu mask represents

Lot: 160 - A seated maternity figure.

A seated maternity figure. West Africa. 20th century. 37" x 10" x 12". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 161 - A wooden rectangular black with human head finial.

A wooden rectangular block with head finial, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan style. 20th century. 13" x 5" x 2 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 162 - A wooden plank mask.

A wooden plank mask, Burkina Faso/Ivory Coast. 20th century. 55" x 12 1/2" x 10 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is a well carved plank mask made for sale.

Lot: 163 - A group of two wooden doors.

A group of two wooden doors. ++ A wooden door with carved animals, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Senufo style. 20th century. 54 1/2" x 24 1/4".++ A fragmentary wooden door with heads and figures, Ivory Coast, Baule. Early 20th/late 19th century. 45" x 17

Lot: 164 - An African instrument.

A percussion musical instrument with wooden slats, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands. 20th century. 37" x 17" x 6 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. The xylophone is a musical instrument in the

Lot: 165 - A group of two standing figures.

A group of two standing figures. ++ A standing female figure rhythm pounder. ++ A standing female figure rhythm pounder, Ivory Coast/Burkina Faso, Senufo style. 20th century'. 41 1/2" x 7" x 4", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 166 - A female figure & a post.

A female figure & a post. ++ A standing female figure, Mali, Bamana. 20th century. With base: 13" x 5" x 5". ++ A wooden post in the shape of horns, Burkina Faso, Possibly Mossi. 20th century. 40" x 13" x 5 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 167 - A wooden rectangular tool.

A wooden tool. 20th century. 10 3/8" x 10 3/8" x 1 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 168 - A standing female figure & door lock

A standing female figure & door lock ++ A standing female figure. 20th century. 18". ++ A wooden door lock, Burkina Faso, Nuna. Pre 1950. 40 1/4" x 17". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. ++ See Land of

Lot: 169 - A mask and a chair.

A mask and a chair. Asipim chair with brass tacks, Ghana, Asante. 20th century. 33" x 16 1/3" x 15. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. ++ "Asipim chairs are often seen in Asante royal courts leaning

Lot: 170 - A face mask.

A face mask with round eyes, Liberia, Dan. 20th century. 9" x 6" x 2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 171 - A group of two African containers.

A group of two African containers. ++ A wooden lid with craved figures, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 7 1/2"h x 16 1/2" dia. ++ A brass lidded container, Ghana, Asante. 20th century. 6 1/4" x 7 1/2" diam. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection

Lot: 172 - A group of two figures.

A group of two figures. ++ A seated headless ceramic figure. 20th century. ++ A marionette head, Mali, Bamana. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 173 - A group of African objects.

A group of African objects. ++ A wooden equestrian figure. 20th century. 5" x 9" x 3". ++ A brass boat with three figures, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 2 1/4" x 3 3/4" x 2 1/4". ++ An iron animal trap. 20th century. 9" x 13 1/2" x 12". Provenance:

Lot: 174 - A group of two face masks.

A group of two face masks. ++ A wooden face mask, Liberia, Dan Gere. 20th century. 16" x 8 1/2" x 8". ++ A mask with cowrie shells, Liberia, Dan. 20th century. 13" x 8" x 4 1/2", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 175 - A group of African objects.

A group of African objects. ++ A wooden tray with crocodiles, Nigeria, Possibly Yoruba. 20th century. 3 1/2" x 21" x 12 1/2". ++ A wooden sculpture with spider motif, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands. 20th century. 12" x 8" x 7". Provenance: The

Lot: 176 - A small ladder.

A granary or house ladder, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. 55 1/2" x 8" x 8". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 177 - A group of two standing figures.

A group of two standing figures. ++ A standing male ancestor figure, Niheria, Urhobo. 20th century. 56" x 13" x 17". ++ A Colonial wooden figure, Nigeria. 20th century. 70" x 12 1/2" x 8". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 178 - A male ancestor figure.

A standing male ancestor figure, Nigeria, Urhobo style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "The Urhobo have two distinct sculptural traditions of nearly life-size wood figures, one

Lot: 179 - A forked wooden ladder.

A wooden ladder with forked finial, Mali, Dogon. Early 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "The Dogon people of Mali create ladders by carving wedges into tree trunks that fork at the top.

Lot: 180 - A house post and a ladder.

A house post and a ladder. ++ A toguna housepost, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. 46" x 16" x 7", ++ A granary or house ladder, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. 70 1/2" x 15" x 15", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton

Lot: 181 - A group of two Nimba shoulder masks.

A group of two Nimba shoulder masks. ++ A Nimba shoulder mask, Guinea, Baga style. 20th century,. ++ A Nimba shoulder mask, Guinea, Baga style. 20th century,. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 182 - A group of three stone figures & a wooden object.

A group of three stone figures & a wooden object. ++ A stone head of an oba, Nigeria, Benin style. 20th century. ++ A stone Sculpture with figures. Not determined. ++ A stone kneeling figure, Mali, Djenne style. Not determined. ++ A wooden oval

Lot: 183 - A group of three African items.

A group of three African items. ++ A hide garment with metal embellishments. 20th century,. ++ A wooden door with figures, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century,. ++ A painted wooden object with figure smoking a pipe, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century,.

Lot: 184 - A group of 14 metal bracelets.

A group of 14 metal bracelets. ++ Fourteen metal bracelets. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 185 - A group of 28 metal items.

A group of 28 metal items. ++ Twenty-eight utilitarian metal objects. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 186 - A group of utilitarian objects.

A group of utilitarian objects. ++ Twelve utilitarian metal objects. 20th century,. ++ A wooden tray with head finial, DRC, Luba style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 187 - A group of three face maks.

A group of three face masks. ++ A face mask, Mali, Bamana. 20th century. ++ A face mask, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. ++ A face mask with wooden finial, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate

Lot: 188 - A group of African ivory.

A group of African ivory ++ An ivory armlet, Burkina Faso, Gurunsi. Early 20th century. ++ An ivory oliphant with human head. Early 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 189 - A standing ivory figure.

A standing ivory figure. ++ A standing ivory figure, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands. Early 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 190 - A carved ivory armlet.

A carved ivory armlet. ++ A carved ivory bracelet, Nigeria, Benin / Owo. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 191 - A group of utilitarian objects.

A group of utilitarian objects. ++ A kola nut offertory bowl, Nigeria, Yoruba style. 20th century. ++ A cutting board. 20th century. ++ A brass bird with bowl. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 192 - An antelope headdress.

An antelope headdress. ++ An antelope headdress, Ivory Coast, Guro style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 193 - A group of two carved figures.

A group of two carved figures. ++ A seated female figure holding a bowl, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. ++ A equestrian figure with attendants, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 194 - A group four stone / ceramic items.

A group four stone / ceramic items. ++ A stone head fragment. 20th century,. ++ A terracotta lidded vessel. Not Determined. ++ A terracotta funerary head, Ghana, Asante. Early 20th century. ++ A stone head with open mouth. Not Determined. Provenance:

Lot: 195 - A group of four African terracotta objects.

A group of four African terracotta objects. ++ A terracotta figurative sculpture, Nigeria/ Cameroon, Qua/ Calabar. Not Determined. ++ A striated terracotta vessel, Nigeria/Cameroon, Calabar. Not determined,. ++ A terracotta neck rest,

Lot: 196 - A group of three masks / headdress.

A group of three masks / headdress. ++ A helmet mask with figure, Nigeria/Cameroon, Cross River style. 20th century. ++ A face mask, Liberia/Ivory Coast, Dan Gere style,. ++ An avian headdress with cowries and beads, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands.

Lot: 197 - A group of two face masks.

A group of two face masks. ++ A helmet mask, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands style. 20th century. ++ A painted face mask, Nigeria, Ogoni. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 198 - A group of African objects.

A group of African objects. ++ A basket with wooden attachments. 20th century,. ++ An Akuaba head fragment, Ghana, Asante. Early 20th century. ++ A divination board with carved rim, Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 199 - A group of Ethnographic objects.

A group of Ethnographic objects. ++ A wooden tool. 20th century,. ++ A wooden coiled serpent. 20th century. ++ A lidded vessel in the form of a mudfish, Nigeria. 20th century. ++ A metal trumpet with dangling decorations. 20th century. ++ A ivory

Lot: 200 - A group of West African objects.

A group of West African objects. ++ A wooden ladle, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan style. 20th century. ++ A standing male figure, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan style. 20th century,. ++ A bone figure with conical headdress, Nigeria, Yoruba style. 20th century.

Lot: 201 - A group of four African items.

A group of four African items. ++ A stool with central vertical wood element, Ghana, Asante. 20th century,. ++ A wooden cup with handle. 20th cnetury. ++ A wooden bowl with hide strap. 20th century. ++ A spoon with V shaped finial, Ivory

Lot: 202 - A group of utilitarian objects.

A group of utilitarian objects. ++ Nine utilitarian metal objects. 20th century. ++ Five utilitarian metal objects. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 203 - A carved wooden door.

A carved wooden door. ++ A wooden door with rows of figures, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 204 - A group of West African objects.

A group of West African objects. ++ A cylindrical shaped hide covered object which may be a shield. 20th century. ++ Nine miscellaneous ethnographic objects. ++ Terracotta funerary head, Ghana, Asante. 20th century. ++ Terracotta head, Cameroon,

Lot: 205 - A group of 3 African items.

A group of 3 African items. ++ A standing female figure, Ivory Coast, Baule. 20th century. ++ A hide object with seed pods. 20th century. ++ A face mask. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 206 - A group of two figures and gourd container

A group of two figures and gourd container ++ A standing female figure, Nigeria, Ibibio. 20th century. ++ A wooden figure, Mali, Dogon style. 20th century. ++ A gourd container with long neck. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection

Lot: 207 - A terracotta vessels.

A terracotta vessel, Nigeria, Nupe. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 208 - A female figure and a mask.

A female figure and a mask. ++ A seated wooden female figure, Nigeria, Yoruba style. 20th century. ++ A helmet mask with elaborate coiffure with human faces, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection

Lot: 209 - A group of African objects.

A group of African objects. ++ A wooden game board. 20th century. ++ A ladle with head, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan style. 20th century. ++ Ceramic vase. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 210 - Sculpture of 4 figures on horse. 20th century.

A sculpture with four figures riding a horse. Nigeria, Yoruba style. 20th century. 37" x 49" x 12". Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Condition: Objects do not come with stands.

Lot: 211 - Eshu figure with cowries, West Africa. 20th cen.

An Eshu figure with cowries. Nigeria, Yoruba. 20th century. 27" x 9 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 212 - Standing openwork figure. 20th century.

Standing openwork figure Ivory Coast, Attie style. 20th century. 21 3/4" x 4 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 213 - Bongo standing commemorative figure.

A standing commemorative figure. Sudan, Bongo. Late 19th to Early 20th century. 58 1/2"h x 14"w x 8"d. Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Simpson inventory #8720. Acquired January 21, 1999 from Alain Dufour.

Lot: 214 - Group of 2 African bowls.

Group of 2 African bowls. ++ A rectangular box with pyramidal lid and traces of pigment inside, Democratic, Kuba. Late 19th to early 20th century. 3 1/2" x 8" x 7", ++ A pedestal footed bowl. 20th century. 6 1/4" x 7 3/4" diameter. Provenance: The

Lot: 215 - Kuba carved lidded box, 19th century.

A semicircular shaped lidded box with traces of yellow and red pigment inside. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba. 19th century. 2"h x 11"w x 4 1/2"d. Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Catalog Notes: KUBA

Lot: 216 - Lega hat, early 20th century.

A hat with elephant hair, buttons, and shells. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega. early 20th century. 8 1/2"h x 7"diam. Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Catalog Notes:"The Lega live in the rain forests

Lot: 217 - Wooden pipe with mounted human head.

A Wooden pipe with mounted human head. Angola, Chokwe Complex. 20th century. object: 8 1/2"h x 1 7/16"w x 2 1/4"d, with stand: 10"h x 2 3/4"w x 2 3/4"d. Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Condition: Objects do

Lot: 218 - Group of two Poto swords.

Group of two Poto swords. ++ A sheathed sword with animal hide pommel, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Poto. 20th century. 26" x 12" x 4", ++ A sheathed sword with animal hide pommel, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Poto. 20th century. 30" x 12"

Lot: 219 - A Luba style seated figure.

A Luba style seated figure. ++ A seated figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba style. 20th century. 8" x 2 1/2" x 2 1/2", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is most likely a decorative object

Lot: 220 - A Central African wooden torso figure.

A Central African wooden torso figure. ++ A torso figure with cylindrical incised body, DRC/Angola, Chokwe complex. 20th century. 8 1/4" x 2" dia. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 221 - A Pende style figural panel.

A Pende style figural panel. ++ A wooden panel with human figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende style. 20th century. 48 3/4" x 13" x 4, Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "The Pende tribe is

Lot: 222 - A Kuba carved wooden pipe.

A Kuba carved wooden pipe. ++ A carved wooden pipe with wrapped brass wire near the mouthpiece, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba. Early 20th century. 20" x 3 1/2" x 5". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 223 - Group of 4 African objects.

Group of 4 African objects. ++ A staff with incised spherical finial, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 20th century. 22" x 3 1/2" x 3 1/2", ++ A crude wooden staff with iron disk and cones. 20th century. 34" x 6 1/2" dia, ++ A wooden handle sword

Lot: 224 - A Fang style bellow.

A bellows with head finial, Gabon, Fang. 20th century. 31" x 18" x 7 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "...bellows used by Fang blacksmiths for blowing air into the fire incorporated figural

Lot: 225 - Group of Central African clyster tubes.

Group of Central African clyster tubes. ++ A carved wood clyster tube with geometric motifs, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Possible Kuba. Late 19th to early 20th century. 12 1/4". ++ A carved wooden clyster tube in linear motif, Democratic, Kuba.

Lot: 226 - A Luba divination figure.

A divination figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba. 20th century. 11 1/2". With base: 13". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Small divination figures are used ceremonially for amny different

Lot: 227 - A Luba style divination tool.

A divination implement with figural head at top, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba style, Shankadi. 1st half 20th century. 6" x 2" x 2 3/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "The diviner will be

Lot: 228 - A DRC wooden game board.

A wooden mancala game board with head finial, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Possibly Songe or Luba. 20th century. 15 3/4" x 12". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Game Boards are seen all over

Lot: 229 - A Kete style face mask.

A face mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kete. 20th century. 20" x 9" x 11" With Stand: 24 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This mask appears to have been made for sale.

Lot: 230 - A Cameroon headdress.

A beaded horned animal headdress, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands. 20th century. 11" x 23" x 10", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 231 - A group of two Lega hats.

A group of two Lega hats. ++ A Bwami society conical shaped hat with fiber and shells, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega. Early 20th century. 9"h. ++ A round shaped fiber hat with shells and elephant hair, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega.

Lot: 232 - A Congo face mask & helmet mask.

A Congo face mask & helmet mask. ++ A wooden face mask with oval shaped eyes and mouth, Democratic Republic of the Congo style, Congo style. 20th century. 11 3/4" x 8. ++ A wooden helmet mask decorated with double bands of cowries, Democratic

Lot: 233 - A Chihongo mask

A chihongo male mask, Angola, Chokwe. 20th century. 22" x 16" x 12". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "The Chokwe use masquerade to engage with their ancestors, encouraging them to guide, protect, and

Lot: 234 - An initiation face mask.

A wooden initiation face mask, DRC, Yaka. 20th century. 14 1/2" x 7". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Among the Nkanu, the initiation of young men to manhood is called Nzo Longo....Representing a

Lot: 235 - A wooden reliquary head.

A wooden reliquary head, Gabon, Fang. 20th century. With base: 12" x 3 1/4" x 3 1/4. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Style, wear patterns and attached fetish material all suggest that this is a

Lot: 236 - A group of two wooden face masks

A group of two wooden face masks ++ A wooden face mask with horizontal horns, Gabon, Kwele style. 20th century. 16" x 13 1/4" x 3". ++ A wooden face mask with horizontal horns, Angola, Lwena style, Chokwe complex. 20th century. 21" x 9" x 5".

Lot: 237 - A Kifwebe face mask.

A Kifwebe face mask, DRC, Songe. 20th century. 16" x 8" x 8 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Kifwebe masks ere made for the Bwadi Bwa Kifwebe association, a type of policing society that

Lot: 238 - A group of two face masks.

A group of two face masks. ++ A wooden face mask with horizontal horns, DRC, Congo style. 20th century. 11" x 8 1/4" With stand: 17". ++ A wooden face mask with scarification, DRC, Bena Lulua style. 20th century. 15' x 9" x 5 1/2" With stand: 18

Lot: 239 - A group of textiles and a feather headdress

A group of textiles and a feather headdress ++ A natural fiber framed textile, DRC, Kuba. 20th century. 61" x 28". ++ A natural fiber textile, DRC, Kuba. 20th century. 52 1/2" x 25". ++ A feather headdress, DRC, Songe. 20th century. 24" x 27".

Lot: 240 - A group of Congo objects.

A group of Congo objects. ++ A wooden neck rest, DRC, Luba. 20th century. 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" x 2". ++ A female figure stool fragment, DRC, Luba. Early 20th century. 17" x 13" x 9". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 241 - A wooden face mask.

A wooden face mask. 20th century. With stand 13 1/2" x 5" x 4 1/8". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 242 - A group of four stools and bowl.

A group of four stools and bowl. ++ A stool with bent leg supports, DRC, Lega. 20th century. ++ A stool with bent leg supports with faces, DRC. Late 19th to early 20th century. ++ A stool with bent leg supports, DRC, Lega. 20th century,. ++ A stool

Lot: 243 - A group of three masks.

A group of three masks. ++ An oval shaped wood mask, DRC, Lega style. 20th century. ++ A face mask, DRC, Lega style. 20th century. ++ A Kifwebe face mask with striations, DRC, Luba style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from

Lot: 244 - A group of 2 face masks.

A facemask & small wooden facemask. ++ A wooden face mask, Gabon, Punu style. 20th century,. ++ A small wooden face mask, DRC, Lega style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Stylistically

Lot: 245 - A group of two figures.

A group of two figures. ++ A janus standing figure, DRC, Luba style. 20th century,. ++ A kneeling female figure, DRC, Kongo style. 20th century,. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 246 - A group of four masks.

A group of four masks. ++ A oval shaped wooden painted face mask, DRC, Lega style. 20th century,. ++ A white and tan face mask, Gabon Kota style. 20th century,. ++ A cream colored face mask with diagonal slashes, Gabon, Kwele style. 20th century,. ++

Lot: 247 - A group of two masks.

A group of two masks. ++ A Bwoom helmet mask, DRC, Kuba style. 20th century. ++ A Kifwebe face mask, DRC, Songe style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Three royal mask types exist: the

Lot: 248 - A group of two masks and a head.

A group of two masks and a head. ++ A Pwo face mask, Angola, Chokwe style. 20th century. ++ A helmet mask, DRC, Kuba complex style. 20th century. ++ A wooden head reliquary fragment. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 249 - A reliquary guardian figure.

A reliquary guardian figure. ++ A reliquary guardian figure, Gabon, Kota style. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 250 - A torso of a female figure.

A torso of a female figure. ++ A torso female figure, DRC, Yaka / Pende style. 20th century. 36 1/2" x 12" x 8". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is a very elegant, well executed figure.

Lot: 251 - A group of various African objects.

A group of various African objects. ++ A stone head fragment. 20th century. ++ An oval shaped object containing horns. 20th century. ++ A dance crest with face, Gabon, Punu style. 20th century. ++ A broken female figure with fragments. 20th century.

Lot: 252 - A ladle and two figures.

A ladle and two figures. ++ A seated figure with crossed legs, DRC, Yombe. 20th century. ++ A small fetish figure, DRC, Songe. 20th century. ++ A ladle with animal handle. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 253 - Teke wood mask with oval shaped eyes.

A round wood mask with oval shaped eyes outlined in blue pigment Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke. Late 19th to early 20th century. 12 3/4"h x 12 1/2"w. Provenance: Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Simpson

Lot: 254 - Kongo Ivory Divination piece. early 20th century.

An ivory divination piece. Congo, DRC, Kongo. Early 20th century 4 1/2" x 1". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 255 - Group of three East African neckrests.

Group of three East African neck rests. ++ An incised wooden neck rest, Ethiopia, Kambatta/Arussi. 20th century. 7 1/2" x 8 1/4" x 3 1/4", ++ A wooden neck rest with vertical wire handle, Kenya, Turkana. 20th century. 6 1/2" x 11" x 4", ++ A wooden

Lot: 256 - Group of three Ethiopian headrests.

Group of three Ethiopian headrests. ++ A neck rest, Ethiopia, Kambatta/Arussi. 20th century. 6 1/2" x 6" x 2 3/4", ++ A neck rest, Ethiopia, Kaffa. 20th century. 5 3/4" x 5 3/4" x 4 3/4", ++ A neck rest, Ethiopia, Kaffa. 20th century. 7 1/2" x 7" x 5

Lot: 257 - Group of 2 African chairs.

Group of 2 African chairs. ++ A three legged chair with open architectural back, Ethiopia, Jimma. 20th century. 33" x 16" x 17", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 258 - Group of four East African neck rests.

Group of four East African neck rests. ++ A wooden neck rest, Ethiopia. 20th century. 7" x 7 1/2" x 6 1/2". ++ A wooden neck rest with incised linear motif and crescent shaped top, Ethiopia. 20th century. 7 1/4" x 7 3/4" x 2". ++ A wood neck rest

Lot: 259 - A Cameroon mask.

A face mask with beard and fiber coiffure, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands style. 20th century. 18" x 11" x 6". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This mask is typical of what is seen in this region. The

Lot: 260 - A group of Masai objects.

A group of Masai objects. ++ A group of two beaded coiffures, Kenya, Masai. 20th century. Approx. 22"l each. ++ An arm band adorned with wire and beads, Kenya, Masai. 20th century. 10" x 4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 261 - A group of two East African containers.

A group of two East African containers. ++ A lidded rectangular wooden container, East Africa. 20th century. 5" x 6". ++ A gourd container with long spout and fiber harness. 20th century. 27"h. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate

Lot: 262 - A group of two Coptic crosses.

A group of two Coptic crosses. ++ A handheld wooden cross. 20th century. 9 3/4" x 14 3/4". ++ A handheld wooden cross, Ethiopia, Coptic. 20th century. 14"h x 6"w. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. ++

Lot: 263 - A group of handheld Coptic crosses.

A group of handheld Coptic crosses. ++ A handheld metal Coptic cross. 15th century. ++ A group of two handheld wooden crosses, Ethiopia, Coptic. late 19th/early 20th century. Larger: 23 1/2"h x 6"w. ++ A handheld wooden Coptic cross. 20th century. ++

Lot: 264 - A group of handheld Coptic crosses.

A handheld wooden cross, Ethiopia, Coptic. 17th/18th century. 14 1/4"l x 6 1/4"w. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 265 - A group of 2 Coptic crosses.

A group of 2 Coptic crosses. ++ A handheld wooden cross with polychrome embellishment, Ethiopia, Coptic. 19th century. 18"h x 6 1/2"w,. ++ A handheld wooden cross, Ethiopia, Coptic. late 18th/early 19th century. 13"h x 5"w. Provenance: The Inventory

Lot: 266 - A metal handheld Coptic cross.

A handheld metal cross, Ethiopia, Coptic. 18th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 267 - A handheld Coptic cross.

A handheld Coptic Cross. Ethiopia, Coptic. Late 15th / early 16th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 268 - A group of handheld Coptic crosses.

A group of handheld Coptic crosses. ++ A handheld wooden crosses, Ethiopia, Coptic. 19th century,. ++ A handheld wooden Coptic cross. 19th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Simpson inventory

Lot: 269 - A handheld Coptic cross.

A handheld wooden cross, Ethiopia, Coptic. 18th century. 14 1/2"h x 6"w. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 270 - A group of two handheld Coptic crosses.

A group of two handheld Coptic crosses. ++ A handheld wooden cross, Ethiopia, Coptic. late 19th/early 20th century. 15 3/4"l x 5"w x 1"d. ++ A handheld wooden cross, Ethiopia, Coptic. 15th/16th century. 15"h x 5"w. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 271 - A handheld Coptic cross.

A handheld wooden Coptic cross. 17th/18th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 272 - A handheld Coptic cross.

An iron handheld cross with delicate pierce work, Ethiopia. Late 15th / early 16th century. 17"l. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. These iron crosses were held by Coptic priests and were likely inspired

Lot: 273 - A group of 2 Mpiko headdress.

A group of 2 Mpiko headdress. ++ A wooden Mpiko headdress, Tanzania, Makonde. 20th century. 9 1/2" x 10 1/2". ++ A wooden mpiko mask, Tanzania, Makonde. 20th century. 10" x 12". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 274 - A standing male figure.

A standing male figure clasping hands, Cameroon, Cameroon Grasslands. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 275 - Mpiko headdress. 20th century.

A Mpiko headdress. Tanzania, Makonde style. 20th century. 10" x 9" w/ out stand.

Lot: 276 - Group of two South African objects.

Group of two South African objects. ++ A wooden neck rest with flat top and four main supports, South Africa, Zulu. 20th century. 6 1/2" x 24 1/2" x 2 1/2". ++ A bowl with four legs and a handle at each end, South Africa. 20th century. 2 3/4" x 23

Lot: 277 - A wooden staff with circle finial, South Africa.

A Wooden staff with circle finial, South Africa. 20th century. 57", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This unusual very large staff might well come from one of the groups in South Africa

Lot: 278 - Two spoons and a tool.

Two spoons and a tool. ++ A pair of figurative spoons, South Africa, Zulu style. 20th century. 43 1/2". ++ A utilitarian toothed tool. 20th century. 13" x 9". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 279 - Group of three ethnographic axes.

Group of three ethnographic axes. ++ An axe handle, Democratic Republic of the Congo. 20th century. 18 3/4" x 4 1/2" x 3 1/4", ++ An axe with crude stone blade attached with woven plant material, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River. 20th century. 17" x 10"

Lot: 280 - Group of ivory implements.

Group of ivory implements. ++ A carved horn ladle, Northwest Coast. 20th century. 11 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 3, ++ A spoon with horned head handle, Ivory Coast, Possibly Senufo. 20th century. 8 1/2" x 2" x 2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from

Lot: 281 - A group of two stringed musical instruments.

A group of two stringed musical instruments. ++ A large oval-shaped wooden stringed musical instrument. 20th century. 36"h x 12"w. ++ A large oval-shaped wooden stringed musical instrument. 20th century. 34"h x 12"w. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 282 - Group of two carved wooden objects.

Group of two carved wooden objects. ++ A folk art cane with ivory head finial. Late 19th to early 20th century. 36 1/2". With base: 37 1/2". ++ A wooden horse with peg inserts. 20th century. 5 1/2" x 10" x 2" With stand: 7 1/2" x 10 3/4" x 2".

Lot: 283 - Group of two ethnographic objects.

Group of two ethnographic objects. ++ A handheld incised openwork bone object with the image of a bird. 20th century. object: 6 1/4"h x 1 1/8"w x 3/8"d, with stand: 7 3/8"h x 2 7/8"w x 2 7/8"d. ++ A large knife with curved blade and spherical handle

Lot: 284 - A group of three wooden ethnographic objects.

A group of three wooden ethnographic objects. ++ A cylindrical wooden element with curvilinear forms. c. 1900. 1 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/4". ++ A wooden horse, India. 20th century. 9" x 12" x 4 1/2"; with stand 15"h. ++ A wooden crouching figure. 20th

Lot: 285 - A piece of currency and a pipe.

A piece of currency and a pipe. ++ A coiled iron currency, Nigeria, Igbo. Early 20th century. 11 1/2" x 3" dia. ++ . 20th century. 16 1/2" x 6 1/4" x 3". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 286 - 4 legged wooden stool. 20th century.

A four legged wooden stool. 20th century. 10" x 9 1/4" x 18". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 287 - A standing wooden figure

A standing wooden figure, Indonesia. 20th century. With base: 18 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 6 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. Stylistically this appears to be from Indonesia.

Lot: 288 - A group of various African objects

A group of various African objects ++ Polychrome box, India. 20th century. 4" x 9". ++ A ceramic container. 20th century. 12 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 5 1/2". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 289 - A gilded wooden Sutra cover.

A gilded wooden Sutra cover, Himalayan. 1th to 16th century. 10 1/2" x 28 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This is a gilded wooden manuscript cover.

Lot: 290 - A group of Ethnographic objects

A group of Ethnographic objects ++ A group of five assorted African and Pacific Island objects. 20th century. ++ A group of eight various African and Pacific Island objects. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 291 - A group of three wooden figures.

A group of three wooden figures. ++ A wooden Santos figure, Possibly Mexico. 20th century. ++ A standing painted wood figure, Nigeria/Cameroon, Mambila style. 20th century. ++ A standing monkey (gbekre) figure, Ivory Coast, Baule style. 20th century.

Lot: 292 - A group of four containers.

A group of four containers. ++ A lidded container. 20th century,. ++ A lidded painted wooden container, India. 20th century,. ++ A lidded painted wooden container, India. 20th century,. ++ A conical shaped wooden container, Kenya. 20th century.

Lot: 293 - A group of three Ethnographic items.

A group of three Ethnographic items. ++ A bronze alloy vessel. Not determined. ++ A Native American hide shield, USA, Plains style. 20th century. ++ A painted clay head, Egypt, Possibly Coptic. Not determined. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection

Lot: 294 - A metal bowl.

A metal bowl. ++ A metal embellished bowl. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 295 - A group of four Ethnographic objects.

A group of four Ethnographic objects. ++ A wooden scholar's cane. China. 20th century. ++ A wooden scholar's cane. China. 20th century. ++ A wooden cross. 20th century,. ++ A wooden elongated face, USA. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 296 - Group of 5 African objects. 20th century.

A Knife with sheath covered in brass tacks, a basketry utilitarian object, rectangular shaped openwork tray, brass container in the form of a fish and a rock fragment. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton

Lot: 297 - A group of two planks.

A group of two planks. ++ A wooden ribbed plank. 20th century. ++ A wooden ribbed plank. 20th century. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This may have been used for a percussion instrument or for thrashing

Lot: 298 - A group of four African objects.

A group of four African objects. ++ A post with human head finial, Sudan, Possibly Bongo. Early 20th century. ++ A stone pestle. 20th century. ++ An antler, wood and fiber stand. 20th century. ++ A hide sword sheath, DRC. 20th century. Provenance:

Lot: 299 - A Prehistoric style Native American platform pipe.

A platform pipe with a frog, USA, Mississippian style. 20th century. 3" x 3 1/4" x 1 1/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. This piece was made for sale.

Lot: 300 - Two Eskimo style face masks.

Two Eskimo style face masks. ++ A wooden face mask, Alaska, Eskimo style. 20th century. 7 1/4" x 5 1/4". ++ A face mask, Alaska, Yupik style. 20th century. 4" diameter,. Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 301 - Group of two Bidjogo bull heads.

Group of two Bidjogo bull heads. ++ A wooden bull head, Guinea Bissau, Bidjogo, Bissagos Islands. 20th century. 15" x 12 1/2" x 14", ++ A wooden bull head, Guinea Bissau, Bidjogo, Bissagos Islands. 20th century. 15" x 23 2/4" x 14", Provenance: The

Lot: 302 - A Dayak equestrian stopper.

A Dayak equestrian stopper. ++ An equestrian stopper, Borneo, Dayak. 20th century. 5" x 3" x 2", Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson. "Hampatong' is the name given to such ancestor- and guardian figures

Lot: 303 - Group of three Pacific Islands objects.

Group of three Pacific Islands objects. ++ A pig killing club, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), North Ambrym Malekula style. 20th century. 31" x 14" x 3 1/2".++ A group of two cassowary bird femurs, Papua New Guinea. 20th century. Larger: 9" x 2 1/2" x 2

Lot: 304 - A Pacific Islands paddle and club.

A paddle and club. ++ A wooden pig killing club with head, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), North Ambrym Malekula style. 20th century. 31" x 11". ++ A grooved paddle form. 20th century. With stand:44 1/2" x 12" x 3". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection

Lot: 305 - An Oceanic axe handle

A wood and fiber axe handle, Papua New Guinea, Sepik River. 20th century. 38" x 13" with base, Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 306 - A polychrome ancestor figure.

A polychrome ancestor figure, Papua New Guinea, Maprik. 20th century. 32" x 6". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 307 - A bark painting.

A bark painting mounted on board, Australia, Aborigine. 20th century. Piece: 50" x 20". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 308 - Merton D. Simpson Abstract portrait of a man.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Abstract portrait of a man. 1987, Oil on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #785. Signed "M.D. Simpson 87", l.r., inventory number #785 in marker on the reverse. 24 x 20". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 309 - Merton D. Simpson Red Poem.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Red Poem. 1956, Oil on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #594. With gallery label on the reverse. Signed & titled on reverse "Red Poem" "Merton D. Simpson". 25 x 35¼", Frame: 32 3/4 x 41½". Provenance: The

Lot: 310 - Merton D. Simpson Bridge Play.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Bridge Play. 1963, Oil on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #1588. Signed & titled on reverse "Bridge Play" "M.D. Simpson. '63" 20 x 30" Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 311 - Merton D. Simpson Untitled abstract.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Untitled abstract. , Oil on board. Simpson Inv#: #715/1521. With gallery label on the reverse. Unsigned. 23 ½ x 29 3/4". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 312 - Merton D. Simpson Summer Lanscape.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Summer Lanscape. 1963, Oil on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #S42. Signed & titled on reverse "Summer Landscape" "M.D. Simpson. '63" 30 x 40". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 313 - Merton D. Simpson Universal Orchestration VI, seri

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Universal Orchestration VI, series a. 1982, Oil & acrylic on board. Simpson Inv#: #229. With gallery label on the reverse. Signed "M.D.S. 82", l.r. 18 x 24". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the

Lot: 314 - Merton D. Simpson Malcolm X.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Malcolm X. , Oil collage on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #808. Signed on back, "Merton D. Simpson." 24 x 20". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 315 - Merton D. Simpson Venus & Serena Williams.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Venus & Serena Williams. , Oil collage on canvas. Unsigned. 20 x 24". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 316 - Merton D. Simpson Portrait of a woman.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Portrait of a woman. , Oil collage on canvas. Unsigned. 24 x 20". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 317 - Merton D. Simpson "The Queen" Oprah Winfrey.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) "The Queen" Oprah Winfrey. 2000, Oil collage on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #8934. With gallery label on the reverse. Signed & inscribed on reverse, "The Queen" "M.D. Simpson" "Oil collage 16x20 2000". 20 x 16".

Lot: 318 - Merton D. Simpson George Washington Carver.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) George Washington Carver. 1988, Oil collage on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #819. Signed l.r., "M.D.S. 88". On reverse, "G.W. Carver" "M.D.S. 88". 24 x 20". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of

Lot: 319 - Merton D. Simpson Untitled abstract.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Untitled abstract. , Oil on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #563. Signed l.r. "MD Simpson". On reverse "Winter Farmscape, M.D. Sompson, 63, oil". 36 x 40 ¼". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate

Lot: 320 - Merton D. Simpson Winter Farmscape.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Winter Farmscape. 1963, Oil on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #219. Signed l.r. "MD Simpson 63" & "M.D.S. 64". On reverse "Winter Farmscape, M.D. Simpson, 63, oil". 39¼ x 31½", Frame: 46½ x 39"

Lot: 321 - Merton D. Simpson Unknown titled abstract w/ black

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Unknown titled abstract with black , Oil on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #510. Inscription in black paint on the reverse. 50 x 40" Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 322 - Merton D. Simpson Circus Music.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Circus Music. 1993, Oil on canvas. Signed l.r. "MDS. 1993". 40 x 50". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 323 - Merton D. Simpson Polytonics, 4.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Polytonics, 4. 1983, Oil and acrylic on board. Simpson Inv#: #224. Signed l.r. "MDS. 83". 35 x 52". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 324 - Merton D. Simpson Abstract in greens and blues.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Abstract in greens and blues. , Oil on board. Unsigned. 23 x 28". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 325 - Merton D. Simpson Abstract in black. Similar to th

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Abstract in black. Similar to the confrontation series. , Oil on canvas. Signed l.r. "MD Simpson ??". Signed on reverse in pencil, on canvas and stretcher. 25½ x 21 ¼" Provenance: The Inventory and

Lot: 326 - Merton D. Simpson Abstract on blue ground.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Abstract on blue ground. , Oil and acrylic on board. Unsigned. 30 x 40". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 327 - Merton D. Simpson Contemporary Melodies, 2.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Contemporary Melodies, 2. 1983, Oil and acrylic on board. Simpson Inv#: #97. Signed l.r. "MDS. 83". 24 x 36". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 328 - Merton D. Simpson Untitled, from Improvisation ser

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Untitled, from Improvisation series. Paris, 2004, Oil on paper. Simpson Inv#: #9516. Signed on backing board "MDS Paris". 25½ x 20", Frame: 35½ x 29¼". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection

Lot: 329 - Merton D. Simpson Improvisation II (Orange with bl

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Improvisation II (Orange with blue spot) Paris, 2004, Oil on paper. Simpson Inv#: #9616/S930. With gallery label on the reverse. Signed l.r., "MDS Paris 04". 25½ x 20", Frame: 35½ x 29¼".

Lot: 330 - Merton D. Simpson Untitled, from Improvisation ser

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Untitled, from Improvisation series. Feb. 2005, Oil on paper. Simpson Inv#: #9557F. Inscibed l.r., "Feb 04" 25½ x 20", Frame: 35½ x 29¼". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate

Lot: 331 - Merton D. Simpson Improvisation VIII.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Improvisation VIII. Paris, 2004, Oil on paper. Simpson Inv#: #9516H. 25½ x 20", Frame: 35½ x 29¼". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 332 - Merton D. Simpson Pair of untitled works.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Pair of untitled works. , Oil on board. Unsigned. 10 x 14". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 333 - Merton D. Simpson Untitled.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Untitled. Paris, 1963, Watercolor and acrylic on woven paper. Signedl.r., "M.D. Simpson. Paris. 63 10 x 6 3/4", Frame: 11 3/4 x 15 ¼" Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D.

Lot: 334 - Merton D. Simpson Pair of abstract works on wood p

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Pair of abstract works on wood panel, then attached to artist board. Unsigned. 10 x 14", 1 framed Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 335 - Merton D. Simpson Untitled abstract.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Untitled abstract. , Oil on board. Simpson Inv#: #692. Unsigned. 18" x 12". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 336 - Merton D. Simpson Pair of paintings, 1 titled "Sum

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Pair of paintings, 1 titled "Summer Landscape". 1981, Oil on board. Work on left signed & inscribed on the reverse, "To my Lady" "Summer Landscape" "Merton D. Simpson 1981." . Work on right unsigned. 8 x 10",

Lot: 337 - Merton D. Simpson Untitled with 2 faces in profile

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Untitled with 2 faces in profile. , Acrylic on canvas. Simpson Inv#: #1549. Unsigned. 29 ½ x 32". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.

Lot: 338 - Merton D. Simpson Polytonics, 3.

Merton D. Simpson (American, 1928-2013) Polytonics, 3. 1983-84, Oil and acrylic on board. Simpson Inv#: #5656. Signed l.r. "MDS. 83". 35 x 52". Provenance: The Inventory and Collection from the Estate of Merton D. Simpson.




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