ABOVE: Bakongo Fetish, DR Congo
Wood, metal, glass, fiber
H: 9 inches (23 cm) Pace Inv# 54-4910
Provenance: Possibly purchased from William Oldman, 1913
Ex collection Mrs. William A. Creeth, Highcliffe on Sea, Hampshire, England, until 1971
Sotheby’s London, July 13, 1971, lot 255
Ex collection Ralph Nash, London, purchased at above sale
Ex J.J. Klejman, New York Ex Pace Primitive, New York
Ex private collection New York, purchased from above in 1978
Published: R. Lehuard, Art Bakongo, Les Centres de Style, Arnouville, 1989, Vol. 2, p. 529, no. J 12-2-1
Photo Jeanette May
Offered by Pace African and Oceanic Art during Winter Bruneaf 2021
The Winter Bruneaf fair will take place in the Sablon neighbourhood of Brussels from January 27 to 31, 2021.
19 galleries will take part to the event, although the 7 non-Belgian participants will only be able to be "virtually" present through the catalogue and the website of the fair.
Galerie Didier Claes has announced a special thematic show on the occasion, focused on the ibeji twin figures from the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
List of participants :
ABOVE: Kota Mahongwe reliquary figure, Ogouué-Ivindo area, Gabon
Provenance: Simone de Monbrison (1922 - 2015), Paris
James and Marilynn Alsdorf, Chicago (1970)
Photo : Claude Germain
Offered by Montagut Gallery during Winter Bruneaf 2021