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Fine Art, African and Asian Antiques

Tue Nov 30 - 10:00AM


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  • ANTIQUE CHINESE GILT BRONZE BUDDHA

    ANTIQUE CHINESE GILT BRONZE BUDDHA

  • LARGE KOREAN BUDDHIST PAINTING ON SILK

    LARGE KOREAN BUDDHIST PAINTING ON SILK

  • KOREAN GILT BRONZE SEATED FIGURE

    KOREAN GILT BRONZE SEATED FIGURE

  • ANTIQUE YORUBA BEADED AFRICAN CEREMONIAL

    ANTIQUE YORUBA BEADED AFRICAN CEREMONIAL

Lot: 1 - ANTIQUE CHINESE GILT BRONZE BUDDHA

Antique Chinese gilt bronze Buddha statue; overall good condition, some wear and losses to gilt; H 7 1/2" x W 3 1/4" x D 3 1/8" (approx.)

Lot: 2 - LARGE KOREAN BUDDHIST PAINTING ON SILK

Calligraphy to lower right, laid on paper. Condition: Creasing, buckling, numerous areas of loss to silk, other minor losses and flaws. Other areas of paint loss, surface scratching. Provenance: Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 3 - KOREAN GILT BRONZE SEATED FIGURE

Korean gilt bronze seated figure; H 8" x W 3 1/2" x L 4" (approx.) Provenance: Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 4 - ANTIQUE YORUBA BEADED AFRICAN CEREMONIAL TUNIC

Antique Yoruba beaded African tunic with thousands of hand strung beads in geometric designs, includes custom stand; W 29 1/2 " x H 38 3/4" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 5 - PAIR OF IBEJI FIGURES WITH COWRIE SHELL CLOTH COVERING

Pair of carved wood Nigerian Ibeji figures with cowrie shell cloth covering, with certificate of authenticity from the Rodeo Collection of Beverley Hills, CA; H 8 3/4" x W 11 3/4" x D 4" (approx.) Provenance: Private Los Angeles, CA collection, previously the Los Angeles Estate of Billy Wilder, Director

Lot: 6 - AFRICAN DOGON "KANAGA" TRIBAL MASK

Early 20th century large wooden African tribal mask; minor wear; H 40 1/2" x W 21" x D 5 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 7 - KOREAN BROWN GLAZED STONEWARE VASE

Korean brown glazed stoneware vase; H 10 1/4" x D 6 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 8 - LARGE ANTIQUE KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE VASE

Large antique Korean blue and white vase with floral designs; overall good condition, minor wear to base; H 12 1/2" x D 11 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 9 - ANTIQUE KOREAN WHITE DRAGON VASE

Antique Korean white iron colored vase with dragon designs; some chips to bottom rim; H 12 1/4" x D 12 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 10 - KOREAN CELADON GLAZED COVERED TEAPOT

Korean celadon glazed covered teapot; H 6 3/4" x L 8 3/4" x W 5" (approx.) Provenance: Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 11 - ANTIQUE KOREAN IRON GLAZED PORCELAIN BOTTLE VASE

Antique Korean iron glazed bottle vase with gilt mouth; overall good condition, some losses to gilt; H 11 1/2" x D 6 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 12 - ANTIQUE KOREAN BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE

Antique Korean blue and white bottle vase with flowers and concentric circles to body; overall good condition; H 12" x D 6 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 13 - KOREAN GILT COPPER BUDDHIST SCROLL AND CASE

Korean gilt copper Buddhist scroll with calligraphy accompanied with gilt copper container with seated figure of Buddha, calligraphy and cover. Includes Japanese box; gilt copper container H 10" x D 3 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 14 - WOODBLOCK PRINT BY TSUKIOKA YOSHITOSHI (1839-1892)

Late 19th century Japanese woodblock print by Tsukioka Yoshtioshi (1839-1892) of Watanabe Tsuna Cutting Off the Demon's Arm at the Rashomon (Rashomon Watanabe no tsuna oniudekiri nno zu) circa 1887, with signature and seal mark to lower right; overall good condition, minor wear; the print 29 1/4" x 10 1/2", the frame 34 1/2" x 15 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 15 - SINO-TIBETAN PAINTED THANGKA

Sino-Tibetan painted thangka; as-is condition with numerous flaws, losses, cracking; H 51" x W 37" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 16 - SINO-TIBETAN GILT BRONZE MAHAKALA FIGURE

Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze figure of Mahakala, the protector god, riding a horse on an intricately carved base; some wear and tarnishing, some losses to gilt; H 7" x W 4 7/8" x D 2" (approx.)

Lot: 17 - PAIR OF ANTIQUE ORNATE TIBETAN PURSES

Pair of antique ornate Tibetan purses featuring metal with incised designs, leather backing; general wear throughout, leather cracking, one has broken and mended top loop, denting to metal and one with metal section on bottom lost; Largest W 4 1/2" x H 2 1/2" Provenance:Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 18 - TURKOMAN GILT & CARNELIAN MODESTY VEIL

Turkoman gilt and carnelian studded modesty veil with attached bells; some gilt fading, chips to carnelian some diameter 7" Provenance:Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 19 - PAIR OF ANTIQUE TIBETAN FIRE STRIKERS

Pair of antique Tibetan fire strikers made of metal and leather with inlay and incised designs. Both feature metal fire striker on bottom; wear to metal throughout, leather aged and cracking, metal wrapped at points. ; Larger: W 5" x H 2.5" Provenance:Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 20 - FINE ANTIQUE TIBETAN DAGGER

Fine antique Tibetan dagger featuring incised floral designs, wooden handle; scuffing and tarnish throughout, one section of leather strap broken, dent to sheath; L 13 1/4" x W 1 3/4" Provenance:Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 21 - 19 C. TURKOMAN KAMEA POUCH

19th century Turkoman "Kamea Pouch" used to hold the Koran; piece has gold wash and carnelians; leather has loss with age, designs show fading, one side disconnected from pouch; Leather strap L 35" x W 2"; Pouch W 6" x H 4 1/2" Provenance:Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 22 - ANTIQUE CHINESE GOLD SPLASH INCENSE BURNER

Antique Chinese gold splash bronze incense burner with molded dragon handles and mark to base; overall good condition; H 2 3/4" x W 6 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 23 - ANTIQUE CHINESE GUAN CERAMIC CUP AND SAUCER

Antique Chinese Guan type ceramic cup and saucer, with wood box; overall good condition; the saucer D 5 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 24 - ANTIQUE CHINESE LU WEAR CRACKLE GLAZED PLATE

Antique Chinese lu wear crackle glazed tripod dish with wooden box; overall good condition; H 1 1/2" x D 6 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 25 - ANTIQUE CHINESE GUAN WEAR CRACKLE GLAZED DISH

Antique Chinese Guan wear crackle glazed dish; overall good condition; H 1 1/2" x D 3 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 26 - ANTIQUE CHINESE GUAN WEAR CRACKLE GLAZE DISH

Antique Chinese guan wear crackle glazed dish with wooden box; overall good condition; H 1 1/4" x D 4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 27 - ANTIQUE CHINESE LEAF BOWL

Antique Chinese bowl with leaf design to interior, with wooden box; overall good condition; H 1 3/4" x 4 1/8" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 28 - CHINESE MING DYNASTY BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN COVERED BOX

Chinese blue and white Ming dynasty octagonal covered porcelain box with figures and floral designs, possibly Jiajing; overall good condition; H 6 1/4" x D 11 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection; previously the Estate of Peter L. Rosenberg, previously auctioned at Skinner, April 26. 2014 https://www.skinnerinc.com/auctions/2719B/lots/133

Lot: 29 - CHINESE ANTIQUE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN VASE

Chinese antique, possibly Transitional Period blue and white porcelain vase; overall good condition; H 8 3/4" x D 4 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 30 - CHINESE MING DYNASTY BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN VASE

Chinese Ming Dynasty Wanli Period blue and white octagonal faceted porcelain vase with allover floral designs; numerous hairline cracks throughout neck and body; H 12" x D 9" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 31 - ANTIQUE CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN VASE

Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain vase circa 1900 with repeating Sho characters; overall good condition; H 17 1/2" x D 8 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 32 - ANTIQUE LATE QING DYNASTY FAMILLE VERTE ENAMELED PORCELAIN JARIDNIERE

Antique Chinese late Qing Dynasty famille verte enameled porcelain jardiniere; numerous areas of enamel loss throughout body, minor pitting; H 13 3/4" x D 15 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 33 - PAIR OF TONGZHI PERIOD ENAMELED PORCELAIN HAT STANDS

Pair of Tongzhi Period enameled porcelain hat stands, each with wood stand, each drilled with hole to base; overall good condition; H 12 3/4" x D 5" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 34 - ANTIQUE QING DYNASTY RED & WHITE PORCELAIN VASE

Chinese antique Qing dynasty red and white porcelain vase with double concentric circles to base; vase in good condition, missing cover; H 18 1/4" x D 8 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 35 - CHINESE MING DYNASTY BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN CRACKLE GLAZED VASE

Chinese Ming Dynasty blue and white porcelain crackle glazed vase with birds and flowers and molded handles; some firing flaws, minor warping; H 11" x D 9 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 36 - ANTIQUE CHINESE BLUE & WHITE PORCELAIN GARDEN SEAT

Antique 19th century Chinese blue and white porcelain garden seat with dragons and flaming pearls; overall good condition; H 16 1/2" x D 11" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 37 - LOT OF 3 CHINESE BOXES - MING DYNASTY SHERDS

Lot of 3 Chinese boxes including 2 Ming Dynasty pottery sherds set in porcelain and one cloisonne silver box; circular sherd set in silver features floral designs and a 4 character mark; oval silver box sher features a phoenix; includes receipt for sherds from Charlotte Horstmann and Gerald Godfrey Ltd; condition: circular sherd has chip to edge, pitting, glaze flaws; oval sherd has pitting, discoloration; cloisonne box: W 3 3/4" x H 2 3/4"

Lot: 38 - CHINESE MING DYNASTY BLUE & WHITE CRACKLE GLAZED JAR

Chinese Ming dynasty blue and white crackle glazed jar with wood stand; as-is condition; H 9" x D 6 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 39 - ANTIQUE BLUE & WHITE CHINESE PORCELAIN VASE

Antique blue and white Chinese porcelain vase with allover bird and floral designs, with incised marks to shoulder and lower rim; overall good condition; H 10 3/4" x D 3 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 40 - ANTIQUE 18TH CENTURY CHINESE FLAMBE VASE

Antique 18th century Chinese flambe vase with great purple and blue hues; condition: good; H 12" x W 6 1/2" Provenance:Private Palmdale, CA collection

Lot: 41 - FRAMED CHINESE PORCELAIN PLAQUE

Flamed Chinese porcelain plaque in carved wood frame, plaque with seal mark to lower right; plaque in pristine condition, the frame with broken fragment to stand; H 21 1/2" x W 14" x D 10 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Temple City, CA collection

Lot: 42 - LATE QING DYNASTY CARVED SHOSUN STONE PLAQUE MOUNTED AS TABLE SCREEN IN HARDWOOD

Late Qing Dynasty carved Shosun stone plaque mounted as table screen in hardwood, plaque with animals, clouds, lambs, and calligraphy with seal mark in verso; overall good condition; H 7 1/4" x W 7 1/4" x D 3 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 43 - LATE QING BEAKER VASE

Late Qing dynasty, possibly Guangxu, blue and white beaker vase with lotus designs, double concentric ring mark to base; overall good condition; H 8 7/8" x D 3 7/8" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 44 - CHINESE CRACKLE GLAZED PORCELAIN & BRONZE VASE

Chinese crackle glazed porcelain vase with bronze work collar to shoulder and base rim; overall good condition; H 18 1/2" x D 14 1/2" (approx.)

Lot: 45 - CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELED PORCELAIN VASE

Chinese famille rose enameled porcelain vase with allover floral designs and audience scenes; some wear, some losses to glaze, minor firing flaws; H 17 1/2" x 12 1/2" (approx.)

Lot: 46 - LARGE CHINESE CRACKLE GLAZED PORCELAIN CHARGER

Large Chinese crackle glazed porcelain charger; overall good condition, minor wear; H 3 3/4" x D 19 1/2" (approx.)

Lot: 47 - CHINESE FAMILLE ROSE ENAMELED PORCELAIN PLANTER

Chinese famille rose enameled porcelain planter with fitted tray with four-character Qianlong mark to base; overall good condition, planter with single hole drilled to base; H 11 3/4" x D 16 1/4" (approx.)

Lot: 48 - LARGE ORNATE CHINESE BRONZE METAL TRIPOD CENSER

Large and ornate Chinese bronze metal tripod censer with allover designs, hardstone plaques, and blue and red turquoise stones; overall good condition, some tarnishing and wear, some patina; H 26 1/4" x D 18 1/4" (approx.)

Lot: 49 - LARGE BRONZE CHINESE CENSER

Large Chinese bronze censer with intricate designs, hardstone plaques, and red and blue turquoise stones inset allover; some wear, some tarnishing, one corner finial broken but included; H 27 1/2" x 19 1/2" (approx.)

Lot: 50 - ANTIQUE CHINESE BRONZE INCENSE BURNER

Antique Chinese bronze metal incense burner with molded dragons, incised designs and four-character mark to base; overall good condition; H 6" x W 8 1/4" x D 6" (approx.) Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection

Lot: 51 - LARGE CHINESE BRONZE BUDDHA STATUE

Large Chinese finely crafted and intricate bronze Buddha statue with mandorla on lotus-form base; overall good condition, minor wear, mandorla is removable; H 41" x 15" x D 13 1/2" (approx.)

Lot: 52 - CHINESE GILT PORCELAIN MULTI-ARMED DEITY

Large Chinese gilt porcelain multi-armed deity with enamel on lotus-form base; overall good condition, one sacred object broken and repaired; H 33 1/4" x W 14" x D 10 3/4" (approx.)

Lot: 53 - CHINESE BRONZE SEATED BUDDHA

Chinese bronze seated Buddha statue with gilt detail; overall good condition, minor wear, some patina and minor losses to gilt; H 19 3/4" x 13 3/4" x 10 1/2" (approx.)

Lot: 54 - CHINESE CARVED SOAPSTONE SEATED FIGURE

Chinese carved soapstone seated figure, some gilt and polychrome; overall good condition, some losses to gilt; H 4 1/2" x W 4 1/4" x D 2" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 55 - ELABORATE ANTIQUE CHINESE WOOD WASH BASIN STAND

Elaborate antique Chinese wood wash basin stand with gilt, intricately carved figures and mythical creatures and characters; some wear, some splitting to wood; H 65" x W 24 1/4" x D 15 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Private Temple City, CA collection

Lot: 56 - LARGE ANTIQUE CHINESE WOODEN ROBE STAND

Large antique Chinese wooden robe stand with carved locus motif; some wear, some splitting to wood and separating to joints; 72" x 58 1/2" x 20" (approx.) Provenance: Private Temple City, CA collection

Lot: 57 - TWO ANTIQUE CHINESE INK & COLOR ON PAPER PAINTINGS

Two antique Chinese ink and color on paper paintings; as-is, heavy foxes, stains; each W 15 1/2" x H 12" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 58 - HUANG JUNBI (1898 - 1991) LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Huang Junbi (1898 - 1991) framed landscape painting featuring a waterfall scene; includes hues of light blue and red as well as black and white to create this dramatic scene; condition: matting has stain on lower right next to the frame, slight foxing; framed W 50" x H 32"; image W 35" x H 23 1/4" Provenance:Private Palmdale, CA collection

Lot: 59 - CHINESE INK & COLOR ON PAPER PAINTING

Chinese ink and color on paper painting by Jiang Han Din signed with seal mark; overall good condition; painting 11 3/4" x 58 1/2", scroll 18 1/2" x 71 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 60 - ANTIQUE CHINESE INK & COLOR ON SILK PAINTING

Antique Chinese ink and color on silk painting as-is condition, creasing, cracks, losses; painting 19 3/4" x 34 1/2", total size 24 1/2" x 56 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 61 - GROUP OF FOUR INK & COLOR ON PAPER PAINTINGS

Group of four ink and color on paper Chinese paintings, each signed with seal mark; some wear to edges; each L 21" x W 8 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 62 - INK & WASH ON PAPER PAINTING

Ink and wash on paper painting by Fuzuo, signed with seal marks; some wear, large crease to paper; the painting 17" x 34 3/4", the paper 23 1/2" x 47 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 63 - ANTIQUE CHINESE INK & COLOR ON PAPER PAINTING

Antique Chinese ink and color on paper painting; as-is condition, numerous flaws, minor tears, creases, losses to upper left edge of paper; 59 1/4" x 35" (approx.) Provenance:Private San Gabriel, CA collection

Lot: 64 - CHINESE SILK RUG

Chinese silk rug in red and green tones with allover animal designs; overall good condition, minor wear; 80" x 55 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Temple City, CA collection

Lot: 65 - TWO WEST AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN DAN MASKS

Two carved wooden masks in the style of the Dan people of West Africa, each carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition; the larger 8 3/4" x 5 1/4" x 3 3/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 66 - WEST AFRICAN CARVED WOODEN MASK

African wooden mask from the Ivory Coast region, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition; 16 1/4" x 9 3/4" x 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 67 - AFRICAN KOTA MASK

Central African Kota mask composed of wood and gilt metal; some wear, some patina, some minor losses; H 20 1/2" x W 10 1/2" x D 3 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 68 - ELABORATE WEST AFRICAN DAN MASK

Elaborate West African carved wood Dan mask with fabric and cowrie shell details, with custom stand; overall good condition, commensurate wear and ageing; mask 12 1/2" x 9" x 3" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 69 - WEST AFRICAN TRIBAL BEAK MASK

West African tribal beak mask with carved designs, with custom stand; overall good condition, some wear; mask H 13 1/2" x W 5 3/4" x D 8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 70 - WEST AFRICAN YOHURE MASK

West African Yohure mask from the Ivory Coast, carved from a single piece of wood; general good condition, mouth carving possibly lost or broken; 14 1/4" x 6" x 8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 71 - WEST AFRICAN LIGBI MASK

West African painted Ligbi mask with carved designs, with custom stand; some wear, some losses to horns and cracks to wood; H 20 1/4" x D 6 3/4" x W 7 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 72 - WEST AFRICAN CARVED WOOD MASK

Carved wooden mask in the style of the Dan people of West Africa, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition; 8 1/4" x 5 1/8" x 3 1/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 73 - AFRICAN CARVED WOOD DAN MASK

Carved wooden mask in the style of the Dan people of West Africa, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition; 8 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 3 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 74 - WEST AFRICAN WOODEN DAN MASK

Carved wooden mask in the style of the Dan people of West Africa, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition; 8 1/8" x 4 5/8" x 3 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 75 - WEST AFRICAN CARVED WOOD DAN MASK

Carved wooden mask in the style of the Dan people of West Africa, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition; 8 3/4" x 5 1/4" x3" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 76 - WEST AFRICAN SENUFO MASK

West African Senufo mask from the Ivory Coast, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition, some wear; 12" x 6 3/4" x 3 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 77 - CARVED WOOD WEST AFRICAN MASK

Carved wooden tribal mask from the Ivory Coast of West Africa; overall good condition; 10 3/4" x 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 78 - WEST AFRICAN DAN MASK

West African Dan mask with cloth ties, and dried grass and leather accents; overall good condition, some wear and tears to cloth; 9 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 3" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 79 - WEST AFRICAN CARVED WOOD BIRD STYLE MASK

West African carved wood bird style mask with large beak, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition; 14" x 4 3/4" x 5 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 80 - WEST AFRICAN LIGBI MASK

West African tribal Ligbi mask carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition, minor wear to wood; 15" x 5 1/4" x 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 81 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN MASK

Carved wood African mask with intricate designs with some painted details, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition, minor wear; 12" x 6" x 3 3/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 82 - INTRICATE WOOD & METAL AFRICAN MASK

Wood and metal African tribal mask with intricate detail; overall good condition, minor wear, minor losses and splitting to wood; H 20 3/4" x D 7 1/2" x W 6 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 83 - LARGE AFRICAN DOGON ANTELOPE MASK

Early 20th century large African Dogon antelope mask with carved and painted geometric pattern; overall good condition, some losses; H 43" x W 10" x D 9" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 84 - AFRICAN BAULE RAM MASK

African tribal Baule ram mask carved from a single piece of wood with intricate details; some cracks and splitting to the wood, one horn broken; H 11 3/4" x W 11 3/4" x D 9" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 85 - AFRICAN KUBA RAM FIGURE

African carved wood Kuba seated figure with ram head with custom base; overall good condition, minor wear and cracks to wood; including base H 18 1/8" x W 6 5/8" x D 8 5/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 86 - WEST AFRICAN TRIBAL MASK

West African wood and metal tribal Kota mask on wooden base; overall good condition, minor wear and patina; H 18" x W 8" x D 2 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 87 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN FIGURE

Carved wood African musician figure with beaded necklace, early 20th century; some wear, some splitting to wood; H 16 1/4" x W 4 3/4" x D 4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 88 - AFRICAN STATUE OF TWO FIGURES

Carved wood African statue of two figures, carved from a single piece of wood, with shell and bead details and carved designs; overall good condition, minor wear and surface scratches; H 22" x W 10" x D 8" (approx.) Provenance: Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 89 - EARLY 19TH C. ELABORATE CRESTED DOGON MASK

Early 19th C. Elaborate Crested Dogon Mask, with 8 possible fertility figures above the mask, this mask is likely ceremonial for good fortune for children and a happy marriage. Hand carved and painted with blue, white and red paint throughout. The reverse of the mask has twisted rope that resemble hair. Condition: Overall in good condition with wear commensurate with age, some losses to pigment, minor loss to face of mask and edges. Size of mask; 41.5''H x 8.5''W, 48.5'' H on custom stand. Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 90 - CARVED WOODEN AFRICAN MASK

Carved wooden African mask with custom stand; overall good condition; H 13 1/4" x W 6 1/4" x D 5 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 91 - PAIR OF AFRICAN FERTILITY FIGURES

Pair of carved wood African fertility figures with beaded details and rope hair, early 20th century; overall good condition, commensurate wear; the larger H 12 3/4" x W 2 3/4" x D 2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 92 - WEST AFRICAN KWELE MASK

West African carved wooden Kwele mask with custom wood stand; overall good condition, some splitting to wood; H 9 3/4" x W 6 1/2" x D 2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 93 - AFRICAN CARVED WOOD FIGURE

Wooden seated African figure with beaded details and carved designs; overall good condition; H 18" x W 3" x D 4 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 94 - CARVED WOOD WEST AFRICAN DAN MASK

Carved wood West African Dan mask with carved designs; some wear, some cracks to wood; H 8 1/2" x W 6 1/8" x D 2 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 95 - GROUP OF THREE AFRICAN PULLEYS

Group of three African pulley each with custom stand; overall good condition; the largest H 8 1/2" x W 2 3/4" x D 2 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 96 - WEST AFRICAN CARVED WOOD MASK

Carved wood circular mark from the Ivory Coast region of Western Africa; some wear, some chips to wood; 10 1/4" x 8 1/2" x 2 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 97 - WEST AFRICAN CARVED WOOD IBEJI FIGURE

Single West African carved wood Ibeji figure; overall good condition, some wear; H 9 1/2" x 3 1/4" x 3 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 98 - PAIR OF CARVED WOOD IBEJI FIGURES

Pair of carved wood Ibeji figures, of the Yoruba people of West Africa; overall good condition, minor wear; H 11 1/2" x W 3" x 2 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 99 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN MASK

Carved wood African mask with metal accents from the Ivory Coast; overall good condition, some wear and rusting; 11 1/4" x 6" x 5 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 100 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN MASK

Carved wood African mask, likely from West Africa; some wear, some splitting to wood; 9 3/4" x 7 1/2" x 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 101 - PAIR OF GILT BRONZE AFRICAN TRIBAL FIGURES

Pair of gilt bronze African tribal figures including male and seated female figures with children; overall good condition, some wear and losses to gilt; the largest H 6 7/8" x W 2" x D 2 3/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 102 - BENIN BRONZE SCULPTURE

Early 20th century African Benin bronze sculpture with allover animal and figural designs; some wear, some damage to base and cracks to metal; H 21" x D 8 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 103 - PAIR OF WEST AFRICAN FIGURES

Pair of West African carved wood figures with intricate designs and beaded accessories; overall good condition with some splitting to wood; each figure H 16 3/4" x W 6" x D 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 104 - AFRICAN BENIN BRONZE FIGURE

African Benin bronze figure with weapon, late 19th century or early 20th century; overall good condition, some patina; H 9 1/2" x W 4 3/4" x D 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 105 - EARLY 19TH C. AFRICAN DOGON MASK

Early 19th C. African Dogon Mask, Boasts a lively lady on top with multiple piercings with original metalworks dangling, including decorative beads and shells. The woman on top appears to be holding a raddle or other musical instrument. Similar masks have been used during at dama, a collective funerary rite for Dogon men - the ritual’s goal is to ensure the safe passage of the spirits of the deceased to the world of the ancestors; L 19 1/4" x W 9" x H 36 3/4" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 106 - AFRICAN CARVED WOOD TRIBAL ART

Early 20th century carved wood African tribal art with face and various designs, with custom stand; overall good condition, some wear and surface scratches; H 27 3/4" x W 6 1/2" x D 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 107 - AFRICAN FANG WOODEN FIGURE

Seated African Fang carved wooden figure with intricate designs; overall good condition, minor wear; H 18" x W 4" x D 7" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 108 - AFRICAN AKUABA FERTILITY FIGURE

African Akuaba fertility figure, carved from a single piece of wood with rope detail and custom stand; overall good condition, minor wear and surface scratches to wood; H 14" x W 6 1/2" x D 1 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 109 - CENTRAL AFRICAN TRIBAL MASK

Carved wooden tribal mask from Central Africa, early 20th century, with custom metal stand; overall good condition with some splitting to wood; mask H 14 1/4" x W 6" x D 4 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 110 - AFRICAN CARVED WOOD MASK

African mask carved from a single piece of wood with custom metal stand; some wear and splitting to wood; mask H 8 3/4" x D 8 1/4" x W 7 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 111 - DOGON FERTILITY WOOD FIGURE

Carved wood African Dogon fertility figure with intricate designs, crafted from a single piece of wood; overall good condition, minor wear; H 26 1/8" x W 6 1/2" x D 5 7/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 112 - PAIR OF AFRICAN TRIBAL FIGURES

Pair of carved wood African tribal standing figures; overall good condition, minor wear, some splitting to wood; the larger H 12 1/4" x W 2 1/2" x D 2 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 113 - AFRICAN WOODEN DOGON TRIBAL FIGURE

African carved wood Dogon tribal figure with custom base; some wear, some cracks and splitting to wood; H 24" x 7 1/4" x D 5" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 114 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN TRIBAL FIGURE

Carved wood African tribal figure with intricate designs and custom base; overall good condition, minor wear; with base H 10 3/4" x W 2 1/2" x D 2 3/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 115 - AFRICAN BRONZE SEATED FIGURE

African bronze statue of a figure seated beneath an umbrella with an attendant; overall good condition, minor wear; H 4 1/2" x W 2" x D 2 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 116 - WOODEN AFRICAN TRIBAL CARVING

Wooden African standing tribal figure with intricately carved designs; overall good condition, some minor splitting to wood; H 11" x W 2 1/4" x D 2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 117 - CARVED WOOD CENTRAL AFRICAN TRIBAL MASK

Carved wood central African tribal mask with custom metal stand; some wear, some large losses to wood; H 9" x W 5" x D 1 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 118 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN FIGURE

African standing figure of carved wood with bead, shell, leather, fur, and metal details; some wear, some minor cracks and splitting to wood; H 10" x W 2" x D 1 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 119 - AFRICAN WOODEN TRIBAL STAFF TOPPER

Intricately carved wood topper of an African tribal staff depicting kneeling figure, possibly with fertility connotations, with custom stand; overall good condition with minor wear; including stand H 19" x W 3 1/4" x D 3 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 120 - WEST AFRICAN TRIBAL FIGURE

Early 20th century West African tribal figure carved from a single piece of wood with animal skin decorations; overall good condition, minor wear, some cracking and splits to wood; H 14" x W 3 3/4" x D 4 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 121 - AFRICAN BENIN BRONZE CROWN

Early 20th century African Benin bronze crown with figures and intricate detailed designs, with custom stand; overall good condition, minor wear; H 8 1/4" x D 7 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 122 - TWO LARGE BENIN BRONZE HEADS

Two large Benin bronze heads, one with two faces and many bells, the other with one face and intricate neck rings; overall good condition, some chips and losses to metal; the larger H 14" x W 6 1/2" x D 7 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 123 - BENIN BRONZE HEAD

Large early 20th century Benin bronze head with intricate designs; overall good condition, minor wear; H 17 1/2" x W 5 3/4" x D 7" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 124 - BENIN BRONZE HEAD

Antique Benin bronze head statue with intricate designs; some wear, large area of damage to top of statue; H 6 1/4" x W 5 3/4" x D 6 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 125 - AFRICAN BENIN BRONZE HEAD

Early 20th century intricately designed African Benin bronze head with large metal loop; overall good condition, minor wear; H 28" x W 6 3/4" x D 11 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 126 - BENIN BRONZE PLAQUE

Intricate African Benin bronze plaque with figures, animals, and incised designs; overall good condition, some minor areas of damage and wear to bronze; H 18 1/4" x W 16" x D 5" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 127 - BENIN CARVED WOOD MANCALA BOARD

Benin carved wood mancala board, with photocopied certificate of authenticity and sale signed by Chief Osazuwa Ero, the Ero of the Benin Kingdom, circa 8/7/10; overall good condition, minor wear; L 29" x W 8" x H 4 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 128 - AFRICAN TRIBAL MASK

West African tribal mask, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition, minor wear and some cracks to wood; 24 1/2" x 7" x 3 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 129 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN DOGON FIGURE

Early 20th Century African carved wood kneeling Dogon figure, carved from a single piece of wood; some wear, some splitting to wood; H 19 1/2" x W 4 1/2" x D 4 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 130 - AFRICAN WOOD DOGON FERTILITY FIGURE

African carved wood Dogon fertility figure with custom stand; some wear, some splitting to wood, some losses; H 19 3/4" x W 4 1/8" x D 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 131 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN MENDE HELMET

Early 20th century African carved wood Mende helmet with intricate designs and custom stand; overall good condition, some splitting and cracks to wood; not including stand H 9 3/4" x D 9" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 132 - WEST AFRICAN TRIBAL SHIELD

West African carved wood tribal shield, early 20th century, carved from a single piece of wood; overall good condition, minor wear; L 32" x 4 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 133 - 19TH CENTURY ABORIGINAL THROWING STICK

19th century carved wood Australian Aboriginal throwing stick; overall good condition, minor wear; L 22" x W 4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 134 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN FIGURE

African wood carving of a seated figure playing an instrument; overall good condition, minor wear; H 6 1/4" x W 2 5/8" x D 2 5/8" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 135 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN FIGURE

Carved wood African figure with leather and beaded details; some wear, some splitting and cracks to wood; H 14 1/2" x W 3" x D 1 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 136 - CARVED WOOD ABORIGINAL TRIBAL STAFF TOPPER

Carved wood Aboriginal tribal staff topper with hair and painted details, with custom stand; H 20 3/4" x W 3 1/2" x D 2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 137 - WOOD & LEATHER AFRICAN TRIBAL DRUM

wood and leather African tribal drum, early 20th century; overall good condition, minor wear and cracking to leather; 28" x 18 1/2" x 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 138 - WEST AFRICAN WOOD & LEATHER DRUM

Early 20th century West African wood and leather hand drum with intricately carved handle; some wear, some tearing to leather; L 27 1/2" x W 15" x D 5" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 139 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN TRIBAL PLAQUE

Carved wood African circular tribal plaque with figures and foliate designs; overall good condition, minor wear and cracks to wood; 9 3/4" x 7 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 140 - CARVED WOOD WEST AFRICAN FIGURE HEAD

Carved wood West African figure head with custom lucite stand; including stand H 5" x W 1 7/8" x D 1 7/8" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 141 - STANDING AFRICAN TRIBAL FIGURE

Carved African tribal figure with custom wooden base; some splitting to wood and losses; including base H 10 1/4" x W 2 7/8 x D 2 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 142 - PAIR YORUBA HAND CARVED DRUMS

Pair Yoruba hand carved drums beautifully detailed, both with very intricate designs throughout. The taller of the two drums depicts three faces, as well as one female figure holding something above her head. The smaller drum also with three faces depicted and one female figure, this time with her arms just at her sides; both in overall good condition with no loss to the drum skin, minor wear and losses to base; the larger H 15 3/4" x D 7 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 143 - WEST AFRICAN FIGURAL CARVING

West African wooden figural carving; overall good condition, minor wear; H 10 3/4" x W 2 1/2" x D 2 1/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 144 - AFRICAN FIGURAL TRIBAL CARVING

West African figural tribal carving of a female figure with custom stand; overall good condition, minor wear to wood; including stand H 15 1/4" x W 3 1/2" x D 3 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 145 - CARVED WOOD AFRICAN DOGON FIGURE

Carved wood African Dogon figure of a seated woman with child; some wear, some cracks and splitting to wood, small breaks and repairs; H 17 1/4" x W 3 1/2" x D 4 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 146 - AFRICAN YAKA SLIT DRUM

African Yaka slit drum, with rib and wave details to body, expressive face at the top with rope around the neck which would have also been attached to the drumstick which is missing; overall good condition with some scratches and wear; H 14 3/4'' x W 2.5'' (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 147 - PAIR OF AFRICAN SENUFO MUSICAL RATTLES

Pair of African Senufo "Wasamaka" rattles, early 20th century; overall good condition, minor wear and cracking to wood; 13" x 13 1/2" x 5" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 148 - INTRICATE BEADED AFRICAN FIGURE

Intricate hand beaded African figure with cowrie shell designed clothing, holding implements, pouch and water carrier; 12 1/4" x 50 1/2" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 149 - WEST AFRICAN BEADED YORUBA ODUN DECORATIVE FIGURE

West African decorative Yoruba Odun beaded decorative figure with allover beadwork; some wear, some discoloration; H 31" x W 16 1/2" x D 2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 150 - AFRICAN BLADE WITH BEADED SHEATH

African blade with beaded sheath and handle, with decorative bells and hanging beads, on custom stand; overall good condition, minor wear; not including stand L 20" x W 6 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 151 - HAND-MADE AFRICAN BEADED STOOL

Hand-made African Beaded stool with intricate red, white and blue designs hand beaded throughout the entire piece; 14" x 13" x 16" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 152 - AFRICAN HAND BEADED YORUBA CHAIR

African hand beaded Yoruba chair with thousands of beads hand-strung to create this amazing piece. 24 1/2" x 20 3/4" x 45 1/2" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 153 - BRONZE AFRICAN MASK STATUE

Bronze Central African statue of a mask head; overall good condition; H 4 1/4" x W 3 1/2" x D 2 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 154 - WEST AFRICAN BRONZE CURRENCY BRACELET

West African bronze currency bracelet in two connecting pieces, with custom stand; overall good condition, some wear and general patina; D 4 1/2" x W 1 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 155 - AFRICAN BRONZE COVERED VESSEL

Late 19th century or early 20th century African bronze covered vessel with figural designs; some wear, some patina; H 9" x D 5" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 156 - BRONZE AFRICAN ANTELOPE SCULPTURE

Early 20th century African bronze sculpture of a mythical antelope; overall good condition, commensurate wear and patina; H 6 1/2" x L 10 1/2" x W 2 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 157 - WEST AFRICAN METAL SCULPTURE

West African metal sculpture with many small attached tools; overall good condition, some rusting; H 13 x W 3" x D 3" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 158 - AFRICAN HAND CARVED CEREMONIAL WOODEN STAFF

African hand carved ceremonial wooden staff with intricate geometric designs and inlays; H 54 1/4" x W 5" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 159 - EARLY 19TH CENTURY YORUBA ASEN ALTAR

Early 19th Century Yoruba Asen Altar - Asen altars or memorial sculptures were made by Fon artists in the coastal city of Ouidah, and were created with forged and cut-out iron figured, usually riveted to a large iron disk. The central figure refers to the deceased, in this case unknown if male or female the figure is dressed in robes sitting on a chair, holding a cane in one hand and another staff or cane above their head in the other. Surrounded by hanging crosses along the exterior of the disc, as well as other figures such as birds, possibly wheat or another grain, a basket. Each asen bears imagery that refers to a particular ancestor's occupation, religious beliefs and family heritage. The representational choices are analogous to an inscription on a tombstone or a newspaper obituary. Asen are more difficult to interpret however, since the individual details refer to proverbs and personal names, often using puns. The Fon themselves say that the only people who can fully read the symbols of an asen are its maker and the donor who commissioned it. Size on custom stand 47'' H x 11'' W (approx.) Condition; overall thick patina, some losses to crosses around the edge of the disc, missing 2 crosses around edge, wear commensurate with age, else in good condition. Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 160 - FINE EARLY 19TH CENTURY YORUBA OPA OSANYIN

Fine Early 19th Century Yoruba Opa Osanyin, also known as an herbalist's staff. The Yoruba believe that to cure or protect villagers from physical illness caused by spirits and individual forces, diviners (babalawos) enlist the help of Osanyin - the god of divination or Erinle, the god of herbal medicines. This particular staff includes a lizard, birds and flute like shapes with other elaborate twisted metal shapes. Size including custom stand, 26 1/4'' H x 10''W (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 161 - AFRICAN TRIBAL METAL SCEPTER

Early 20th century African tribal metal scepter with sculpted figures and incised designs, with custom stand; overall good condition; H 31" x W 2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 162 - AFRICAN TRIBAL CANE

Early 20th century African tribal cane with metal figural details, with custom stand; overall good condition; H 41 3/4" x W 7" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 163 - WEST AFRICAN TRIBAL BLADE

Early 20th century West African tribal dagger with intricately shaped blade, wooden handle; overall good condition, commensurate rust and patina to blade; L 20" x W 6 1/2" x D 2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 164 - WEST AFRICAN BRONZE BLADE

West African bronze blade, likely ceremonial, with incised designs and molded handle; some wear, some patina and surface scratches; L 18 1/2" x W 2 5/8" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 165 - WEST AFRICAN CEREMONIAL BLADE

West African bronze ceremonial blade with engraved geometric designs; overall good condition, some surface scratches and wear; L 20 1/2" x W 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 166 - WEST AFRICAN BRONZE BLADE

West African bronze blade with serrated edge and wooden handle; overall good condition, minor cracks to wood and surface scratches to blade; L 28" x W 3 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 167 - CARVED AFRICAN DOGON DOOR PANEL

African carved wood Dogon door panel with repeating figure design; overall good condition, minor wear; 15" x 11 1/2" x 1" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 168 - HAND CARVED AFRICAN STOOL

Early 20th century hand carved African stool, possibly from the Ashanti tribe; some wear, some cracking and splitting to wood; H 16 3/4" x L 25 1/4" x W 11" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 169 - AFRICAN TRIBAL CARVED WOOD STOOL

African tribal carved wood stool, possibly from the Ashanti tribe, early 20th century; overall good condition, some cracking and splitting to wood; H 19 1/2" x L 23 1/2" x W 10 1/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 170 - AFRICAN KUBA ANIMAL STOOL

African tribal Kuba wooden carved animal stool, early 20th century; overall good condition, minor wear; L 33 1/2" x H 14 3/4" x W 12 3/4" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 171 - DECORATIVE AFRICAN STOOL

Early 20th century decorative African wooden stool covered with nail heads; overall good condition; H 11 1/2" x L 20 1/8" x W 10 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 172 - EARLY 19TH CENTURY, LUBA STYLE STOOL

Early 19th Century, Luba Style Stool, with 3 figures holding the top of the stool on their heads, 2 male and 1 female figure. With decorative cross hash marks in triangular shape on the bottom. Ribbed edges with an old repair with metal across a small section on top. Size 16.5'' H x 14.5''W (at widest) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 173 - CHOKWE TRIBE CHIEF'S CHAIR / THRONE

Early 19th Century Chokwe Tribe Chief's Chair / Throne, with copper detail, and hand carved figures throughout. Beautifully detailed hand carvings along the base, legs, arms and backrest of the throne, with copper details throughout the arms and seat. Overall in good condition with wear commensurate with age, minor losses to edges. H 40 1/2" x W 25 3/4" x D 21 1/2" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 174 - AFRICAN HAND CARVED CHOKWE STUDDED CHAIR

African hand carved Chokwe studded chair with carved figures, intricate stud work througout; 15 1/2" x 15" x 39 1/2" Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 175 - AFRICAN TANZANIAN TRIBAL CHAIR

Early 20th century African Tanzanian tribal chair with carved figure head with inlayed eyes; overall good condition, H 40 1/2" x D 14" (approx.) Provenance: Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologist, author (150+ books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 176 - PACIFIC NORTH WEST RATTLE

Early 20th century Pacific North West carved wood Inuit rattle with painted features and custom stand; overall good condition, minor chips to wood; H 11 1/2" x W 4 1/2" x D 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Dr. Peter T. Furst (1922-2015) collection thence by decent. Dr. Peter T. Furst was an anthropologies, author (150+books) and teacher as well as the Foreign Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Dr. Furst curated many exhibitions throughout the years.

Lot: 177 - ASHER BROWN DURAND (1796-1886) AMERICAN

Landscape oil painting by Asher Brown Durand (1796-1886) of the Hudson River Valley school, with signature in verso; the painting 40 1/2" x 28 1/2", frame 50 1/2" x 38 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:The Brown Family Collection; by repute from the former collections of Patricia Lanning; Richard Calhoun; and Frederick Stern.

Lot: 178 - LOUIS ICART (1888-1950)

Oil on canvas titled "D'apres Fragonard" by French artist Louis Icart, 1888-1950, with signature and title to lower left of painting; overall good condition, the frame with minor chips and losses; the painting 23 1/2" x 19", the frame 34 1/8" x 29 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Vista, CA collection

Lot: 179 - LOUIS ICART (1888-1950)

Oil on canvas painting by French artist Louis Icart (1888-1950) titled "Paris Concorde" with signature to lower right; overall good condition, minor wear and chips to frame; the painting 14 1/4" x 20 3/4", frame 20 3/4" x 27 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Vista, CA collection

Lot: 180 - LITHOGRAPH AFTER LOUIS ICART (1888-1950) - MASQUERADE

Rare "Masquerade" hand-colored lithograph after French artist Louis Icart (1888-1950) with signature to lower right, with certification label by the Great Dane Collection of Philadelphia, PA, attached in verso; the print 17 1/2" x 13 3/4", 33 1/2" x 29 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Vista, CA collection

Lot: 181 - ETCHING AFTER PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973)

Etching after Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), plate 181 of 347, numbered 7/50, circa 1968, signed by the artist with certification from the Great Dane Collection, Philadelphia, PA, in verso; the etching 5" x 3 1/2", frame 30 1/2" x 26 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Vista, CA collection

Lot: 182 - JOAN MIRO (1893-1983) SPANISH

Large lithograph by Spanish artist Joan Miro, signed to lower right with "HC" to lower left; overall good condition, some buckling to paper; print L 41 3/4" x W 26 1/2", frame L 55 1/4" x W 40 1/2" Provenance:Private Collection, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Lot: 183 - CHUANG CHE (1934-) '72

Chuang Che (American 1934-) Mixed media on canvas; signed and dated 1972; artists son verified authenticity; W 41 1/4" x H 26 1/4" Provenance:Private Pasadena, CA collection purchased from estate sale in Yonkers, New York

Lot: 184 - PAUL GAVARNI (1804-1866) FRENCH

Aquarelle painting by Paul Gavarni, titled "La Leçon de Paysage," circa mid-19th century; overall good condition; painting H 10 1/2" x W 8 1/2", frame H 16 5/8" x 14 5/8" (approx.) Provenance:Private Collection, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Lot: 185 - PHILIP CORLEY (1944-) IRISH-AMERICAN

Winter on Broadway oil on board by Irish-born artist Philip Corley, signed to lower right; overall good condition; the painting 15 3/8" x 11 1/4", frame 21 1/2" x 17 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Collection, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Lot: 186 - JOAN MIRO (1893-1983) SPANISH

Print by Joan Miro, signed to lower right with H.C. to lower left; overall good condition, minor stains and discoloration to surrounding page; print H 22 1/2" x W 18 3/4", frame H 41 1/4" x W 35 1/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Collection, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Lot: 187 - WILLIAM HANNUM (1947-1998) AMERICAN

Landscape oil painting by American artist William Hannum (1947-1998) with signature to lower right; overall good condition; painting 29 7/8" x 24", framed 30 7/8" x 25" (approx.) Provenance:Private Collection, Palos Verdes Estates, California

Lot: 188 - MATHIAS GOERITZ (1915-1990) MEXICAN

Painting with gold and calligraphy by Polish-born Mexican artist Mathias Goeritz circa 1960, signed to lower right, with certification of authentication signed by Dr. Lily Kassner dated July 26, 2017; overall good condition, minor buckling; painting 27 1/4" x 18 1/2", frame 35" x 27 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Garden Grove, CA collection

Lot: 189 - 2.81CT TANZANITE AND DIAMOND WHITE GOLD RING

2.81ct tanzanite and diamond white gold ring featuring tanzanite is set within a tiered diamond bezel, supported by a diamond set ribbed under gallery, and diamond set shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band; trademark is Orianne

Lot: 190 - DIAMOND AND WHITE GOLD RING

Diamond and 18K white gold ring, wedding set includes a solitaire engagement ring and a matching wedding band; total weight 6.41 gm

Lot: 191 - EMERALD AND DIAMOND WHITE GOLD RING

.95ct emerald and diamond 14K white gold ring; weight 6.3 grams

Lot: 192 - 1.62CTW DIAMOND AND WHITE GOLD EARRINGS

1.62ctw diamond and white gold earrings with push backs.

Lot: 193 - 2.6CTW DIAMOND AND WHITE GOLD PENDANT/NECKLACE

2.6ctw diamond and 14K white gold pendant/necklace with a lobster claw clasp; weight 11.40grams

Lot: 194 - BLUE ZIRCON AND DIAMOND PLATINUM RING

Blue zircon and diamond platinum ring crafted and Signed by Luxury Designer "Orrianne"; natural oval cut blue zircon centerstone hi-lighted by 16 genuine diamonds; weight 4.90 grams, finger size 7.00

Lot: 195 - ALEXANDRITE AND DIAMOND PLATINUM RING

Alexandrite and diamond platinum ring featuring 1.09ct alexandrite is set within a tiered diamond bezel, supported by a ribbed under gallery and mirroring diamond set shoulders; graded loose prior to setting in the GIA Laboratory, Report No. 5191231244 attached; weight 6.70 grams

Lot: 196 - 29CTW RUBY AND 3.98CTW DIAMOND YELLOW GOLD NECKLACE

29ctw ruby and 3.98ctw diamond 14 K yellow gold necklace features a hanging ruby and diamond drop, supported by a flexible garland of rubies set within diamond bezels connected by diamond set links, transitioning into 14KT yellow gold stylized links, completed by a concealed clasp with twin safeties; trademark is Orianne; weight 39.59 grams

Lot: 197 - RUBY AND DIAMOND PLATINUM EARRINGS

20 genuine faceted rubies (.55ct) and 68 diamonds platinum earrings; weight 8.1 grams

Lot: 198 - 3.78CTW TANZANITE AND DIAMOND WHITE GOLD EARRINGS

3.78ctw tanzanite and 48 round diamonds 14K white gold earrings; weight 2.9 grams

Lot: 199 - 2.69CT BLACK DIAMOND PLATINUM RING

2.69ct black diamond platinum ring featuring center mounted black diamond and 30 genuine faceted diamonds weighing approximately 0.70 carats; weighs 7.3 grams

Lot: 200 - 1.08CT ORANGE SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND WHITE GOLD RING

1.08ct orange sapphire and diamond 18K white gold ring set within a diamond bezel supported by diamond set shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band; trademark Orianne marking of "18K". weight 3.69 grams

Lot: 201 - DIAMOND AND RUBY 18K WHITE GOLD RING

Diamond and ruby 18K white gold ring; featured diamond is set within an inner ruby set bezel and a diamond set tiered outer bezel; weight of ring 3.20 gm

Lot: 202 - 13.43CTW TANZANITE AND DIAMOND 14K WHITE GOLD BRACELET

13.43ctw tanzanite (18 count) and diamond (4ct) 14K white gold bracelet; bracelet L 7.25", item weight 14.3 grams

Lot: 203 - 4.22CT MORGANITE AND DIAMOND 14K ROSE GOLD RING

4.22ct oval cut morganite beryl gemstone and .75ct diamond 14K rose gold ring; round prilliant cut diamonds accent the ring around and on both sides of the center gemstone; gross weight of 5.5 grams; Dimensions: L 11.93mm x W 9.26 mm

Lot: 204 - RUBY AND DIAMOND PLATINUM EARRINGS

Platinum earrings featuring 16 genuine faceted rubies and 68 diamonds; weight 6.9 grams

Lot: 205 - BLACK TAHITIAN PEARL AND DIAMOND WHITE GOLD EARRINGS

Black tahitian pearl and diamond 14K white gold earrings; weight 10.7 grams

Lot: 206 - TANZANITE AND DIAMOND PLATINUM RING

Tanzanite and diamond platinum ring; weight 4.76 grams

Lot: 207 - EMERALD AND DIAMOND WHITE GOLD RING

Emerald and diamond 18K white gold ring; weight 3.50 grams

Lot: 208 - 3.36CT TANZANITE AND DIAMOND PLATINUM RING

3.36ct tanzanite and 54 faceted diamonds (1.22ct) platinum ring; weighs 7.3 grams

Lot: 209 - 1.69CT BLUE-VIOLET SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND PLATINUM RING

1.69ct GIA certified blue-violet sapphire and round diamonds platinum ring round diamonds; weight 4.7 grams

Lot: 210 - 3.69CTW PINK SAPPHIRE AND DIAMOND 18K WHITE GOLD RING

3.69ctw pink sapphire and diamond 18K white gold ring signed "Orianne"; pink sapphire hi-lighted by 46 natural diamonds; weight 7.60 grams, finger size 7.00

Lot: 211 - 3.92CT AQUAMARINE AND DIAMOND 14K WHITE GOLD RING

3.92ct emrald cut aquamarine and diamond (1.09ctw) 14K white gold ring

Lot: 212 - 5.15CTW DIAMOND WHITE GOLD TENNIS BRACELET

5.15ctw diamond white gold tennis bracelet; seven inch length double row diamond tennis bracelet, completed with a hidden box clasp and twin safeties. Bright polish finish; trademark is "Orianne"; weight 17.80 grams

Lot: 213 - 1.8CTW FANCY YELLOW DIAMOND WHITE GOLD RING

1.8ctw fancy yellow diamond 14KT white gold ring; ring features a floral designed diamond cluster of yellow diamonds set in 22KT layered yellow gold, framed by smaller white diamonds, supported by a ribbed under gallery and diamond set shoulders, completed by a two millimeter wide band; total weight of ring 8.60 gm

Lot: 214 - DIAMOND AND PLATINUM RING

1.04 ct diamond and platinum ring featuring a diamond set within a stylized bezel, supported by an elaborate lattice under gallery and diamond set shoulders, completed by a three millimeter wide band; trademark is Orianne with markings of "PT950"; weight 9.2 grams

Lot: 215 - DIAMOND AND PLATINUM RING

Diamond center stone (.4ct) flanked by 122 round diamonds platinum ring; weight 6.5 grams

Lot: 216 - 2.10CTW DIAMOND AND WHITE GOLD EARRINGS

2.10ctw diamond and 18K white gold earrings; weight 1.50 grams

Lot: 217 - 1.32CT DIAMOND 18KT WHITE GOLD RING

1.32ct diamond 18KT white gold ring; markings of "K18"; weight 4.70 grams

Lot: 218 - DIAMOND AND WHITE GOLD RING

60 genuine faceted diamonds and 14K white gold ring; weight 4.1 grams

Lot: 219 - CHANEL FOOTBALL

Chanel football or rugby ball designed by Karl Lagerfeld circa 2007 with custom lucite display case; overall good condition; ball 11" x 7 1/4", display case H 13 3/4" x W 10 1/2" x D 10 7/8" (approx.) Provenance:Private Los Angeles, CA collection

Lot: 220 - PAIR ANTIQUE FRENCH GILT EWERS

Pair of 19th century decorative French gilt ewers with cherubim and grape designs; overall good condition, some tarnishing and wear; H 20 1/4" x L 10" x W 6 3/4" (approx.) Provenance:Private Beverly Hills, CA collection

Lot: 221 - LOT OF STERLING SILVER OBJECTS

Lot of sterling silver objects from various manufacturers, including Cohr Denmark teapot, International Sterling creamer and sugar bowl, Webster Company bottle opener, fourteen assorted spoons, and hairbrush; some wear, some tarnishing of various degrees; the total weight of non-weighted silver objects 32.645 oz. t; the teapot H 7 7/8" x L 8 1/2" x W 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Collected between 1945-1960 by Carl O. Winberg, former United States Government diplomat, agricultural attache and Foreign Service officer serving across Indonesia, India Burma, Bangladesh and Australia; thence by descent to the present owner.

Lot: 222 - ANTIQUE SILVER RUSSIAN BOTTLE HOLDER

Antique Russian silver double wine bottle holder; of highly ornate motif with rosettes and scrolling foliage design, a tall handle at center; the shaped base set on scroll feet; weighing approx. 746.5 grams; H: 12 1/4" W 9 1/2" x D 4 1/2" (approx.) Provenance:Private Beverly Hills, CA collection

Lot: 223 - STERLING SILVER TANKARD

Sterling silver tankard stamped with crest and inscribed with "San Miguel Silver Tankard 7th January 1984", marked "Wai Kee Sterling;" total weight 10.065 oz. t; H 5" x 3 1/2" x 5" (approx.) Provenance:Private Temple City, CA collection

Lot: 224 - CHINESE CERAMICS IN THE TOPKAPI SARAY MUSEUM THREE VOLUME SET

Three volume set of Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum by Regina Krahl and edited by John Ayers, published by Sotheby's, including Volume I Historical Introductions Yuan and Ming Dynasty Celadon Wares, Volume II Yuan and Ming Dynasty Porcelains, and Volume III Qing Dynasty Porcelains, each with sleeve; overall good condition; the three volume set H 15 1/4" x D 6 3/4" x W 11 3/8" (approx.) Provenance:Private Agoura Hills, CA collection

Lot: 225 - EIGHT BOTTLES OF OPUS ONE RED WINE

Eight bottles of Opus One red wine including three bottles of 1999 Napa Valley, three bottles of 2000 Napa Valley, and two 2001 Napa Valley; 750 ML Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection

Lot: 226 - TWO BOTTLES OF CHATEAU LAFITE ROTSHCHILD

Two bottles of Chateau Lafite Rotshchild including one 1979 red bordeux, and one 1988 red bordeux; 750 ML Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection

Lot: 227 - GROUP OF FOUR VARIOUS BOTTLES OF DOM PERIGNON

Group of four various bottles of Dom Perignon including vintage 2003, vintage 2002, vintage 1990, and vintage 1993 rose, all in original boxes, all 750 ML Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection

Lot: 228 - VERY VERY OLD FITZGERALD 12 YEAR IN BOND GOLD VEIN

Very very old Fitzgerald 12 year old bourbon in gold vein bottle. Barreled in 1951, bottled in 1953 "in bond" (bottled in a bonded warehouse in the USA). 4/5th of a quart, 100 proof. Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection ** Please Note - Local Pick Up Only**

Lot: 229 - GROUP OF FOUR VARIOUS BOTTLES OF DOM PERIGNON

Group of four various bottles of Dom Perignon including vintage 2003, vintage 2002, vintage 1990, and vintage 1993 rose, all in original boxes, all 750 ML Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection

Lot: 230 - OLD BRIDGEPORT RYE WHISKEY 7 YEARS OLD 1917

Single bottle of Old Bridgeport rye whiskey aged 7 years, distilled in 1917 and bottled in 1924 in Hamburger Distillery, South Brownsville, PA. Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection ** Please Note - Local Pick Up Only**

Lot: 231 - FIVE BOTTLES OF BALLANTINE'S SCOTCH WHISKEY

Five bottles of Ballantine's blended scotch whiskey, each 4/5th of a quart, some with original tax labels, circa 1944-1960; as-is condition. Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection ** Please Note - Local Pick Up Only**

Lot: 232 - GRAND VIN DE CHATEAU LATOUR 1986

Grand Vin de Chateau Latour Premier Grand Cru Classe Pauillac 1986; 750 ML Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection

Lot: 233 - HENNESSY PARADIS COGNAC

Single bottle of Hennessy Paradis Cognac, 750 ML; as-is condition Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection **Please Note - Local Pick Up Only**

Lot: 234 - CRISTAL LOUIS RODERER 1985 BRUT

Cristal Louis Roderer 1985 brut, original box and packaging, 750 ML Provenance:Private Sherman Oaks, CA collection

Lot: 235 - 3 DRAWER POSSIBLY KOA WOOD CONSOLE TABLE

Possibly Koa wood console table with leather inlay and three drawers, early 20th century; some wear, one drawer handle in need of repair; H 31 1/2" x W 66" x D 24" (approx.) Provenance: Private Collection, Palos Verdes Estates CA

Lot: 236 - LARGE POSSIBLY KOA WOOD KITCHEN TANSU

Large Japanese, possibly koa wood kitchen tansu featuring sliding doors revealing six drawers, heavy metal fittings, exquisite design details and thick glass top; minor wear; H 53 1/4" x L 51 1/4" x W 21 3/4" (approx.) Provenance: Private Collection, Palos Verdes Estates, California

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