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Zemanek-Munster November 24 Catalogue .pdf now available on-line

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  • Lee Rubinstein
    I just took a very pleasing detour through the catalogue of the upcoming November 24 Zemanek auction. In addition to the more frequently considered and
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 6, 2007
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      I just took a very pleasing detour through the catalogue of the upcoming November 24 Zemanek auction.  In addition to the more frequently considered and offered cultures of origin -- Kissi (Sierra Leone); Bassa (Liberia); Baga (Guinea -- an unusual mask!); Bamana (Mali), Dogon (Mali); Lobi (Burkina Faso;, Baule,  Dan, Guro and Senufo (Cote d'Ivoire); Ashante (Ghana); Benin Kingdom/Edo, Ibibio, Igbo/Ibo, Idoma, Mambila, Mumuye, Urhobo and Yoruba (Nigeria);  Bamileke, Bamum, Bangwa, Cross River, more Mambila and Tikar (Cameroon); Fang, Kota, Pun and Tsogho (Gabon); Yombe (Kongo); Kuba, Bembe, Chokwe, Lega, Lele, Luba, [Bena] Lulua, Mangbetu, Pende, Songe/Songye, Teke and Yaka (DRC); and Zulu (South Africa) we also see some interesting examples of sculptural traditions from the Limba (Sierra Leone); Malinke and Marka (Mali); Mossi and Winiama (Burkina Faso); Abron, Grebo, Guere and Tusia (Cote d'Ivoire); Ada and Losso (Togo); Fon (Benin); Bas-Nge, Boki, Eket, Chamba, Goemai, Izzi, Koro, Montol, Ogoni and Tiv (Nigeria); Kaka (Cameroon); Bwende, Warena (Kongo); Basikasingo, Bira, Bwaka, Hungana, Kanyok, Kumu, Kusu/Kasongo, Lokele, Mbala, Mbole, Mumvu, Ngbandi, Shi, Suku, Tabwa,  (DRC); Holo, Luena, Ovimbundu and Mbunda (Angola); Mahafaly  [funerary post...hmmmph] (Madagascar);  Zigua/Zigula (Tanzania);  Lovale (Zambia); Tsonga (South Africa); and Tuareg (North Africa).


      Below is a Koro "nyamfaik," Lot 120 from page 110.


      Lee
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