Tribal Art Auctions Winter 2015

1. NEW YORK 2014 was an outstanding year for African and Oceanic Art at Sotheby’s, with an
astounding 84.7 million dollars achieved worldwide. An extraordinary series of auctions in New York and Paris affirmed the arrival of this field in its new position as a major collecting area, with
Sotheby’s international team at the helm as the unrivaled market leaders worldwide.  Sotheby’s sold every one of the top ten prices of 2014 and commanded an 87% share of the market versus our nearest competitor.
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2. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Two Northwest Coast raven rattles stood out in Bonhams' $1.4 million Native American Art auction on December 8 in San Francisco. Each flew past their pre-sale estimates (of $20,000-30,000 and $20,000-40,000) to bring $62,500 and $50,000, respectively. Also representing the success of the sale's Eskimo/Northwest Coast category was a Chilkat blanket that achieved $35,000 and a Kingnait/Cape Dorset dancing bear sculpture by Pauta Saila that brought $18,750.
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3. PARIS.- Created at the initiative of tribal art dealers from the district of Beaux-Arts/Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the spring of 2014, Paris Tribal is to be held this year from 9 to 11 April 2015. The first edition was well received by the public and found its place in the landscape of events devoted to tribal art: French, European and American collectors were all present for this new occasion, proving that Paris is recognized as a pivotal centre for this specialty.
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4. SCOTTSDALE, AZ.- Scottsdale Auctions & Appraisals, a gallery specializing in Pre-Columbian, Classical, Egyptian, Tribal & Native American Art announced its
latest online fine art auction - Fine Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art, Classical and Asian Antiquities – featuring more than 400 lots of authentic examples from around the world. Offered on LiveAuctioneers auction bidding format allows bidders to register and then place bids at their own pace right up until each auction’s closing.
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