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Collection Vérité and Art d’Afrique
et d’Océanie Highlights Exhibition

Paris, 13-17 September 2017

To coincide with the Parcours des Mondes fair and the Biennale des Antiquaires, Christie's is pleased to invite you to our exhibition of major African & Oceanic Art highlights, featuring the last pearls of the collection of Pierre and Claude Vérité and our important main sale of African and Oceanic Art to be sold in Paris over two days – the 21st and 22nd of November.


Exhibition highlights

  • The Vérité War God Figure

    Ku-ka'ili-moku (the god Ku, the island snatcher)
    Hawaii
    Estimate
    Estimate on request

  • A Kota-Ndassa figure (mbulu ngulu)

    Gabon
    Collection Vérité
    Estimate
    € 80,000-120,000

  • A Kota-Ndassa figure (mbulu ngulu)

    Gabon
    Collection Vérité
    Estimate
    € 200,000-300,000

  • The Vérité Kanak mask

    New Caledonia (dagak)
    Collection Vérité
    Estimate
    € 60,000-80,000

  • The Walden-Loeb-Vérité Uli figure

    New Ireland (ëvorok-moánu)
    Collection Vérité
    Estimate
    € 200,000-300,000

  • A Kuyu figure

    Collected by Aristide Courtois
    Congo-Brazzaville
    Collection Vérité
    Estimate
    € 80,000-120,000

  • The Kerchache Hemba

    Democratic Republic of Congo
    Art d’Afrique et d’Océanie
    Estimate
    € 200,000-300,000

  • An Ancestor Statue, Uli figure

    NEW IRELAND
    Art d’Afrique et d’Océanie
    Estimate
    € 180,000–220,000


Exhibition information

  • Location

    9 Avenue Matignon
    75008 Paris

  • Viewing

    13 September 2pm–6pm
    14-16 September 10am–6pm
    17 September 2pm–6pm

  • Contact

    Chloé Beauvais
    +33 (0) 1 40 76 84 48