PARIS.- On June 16 in Paris, Sotheby’s will offer one of the most carefully curated ensembles of African & Oceanic Art to be offered on the market in recent years. The works come from a number of esteemed private collections, including the famous Friede collection, and the sale is divided equally between Oceania and Africa. The objects have been selected based on their quality and rarity, reflecting the talent of the great artists of these two continents.
More and more Sotheby’s is looking to attract the high end of the market and customers willing to pay above the 15,000 €, they discovered people are ready to pay much money for pieces with a perfect provenance and beauty, the last auctin in New York even had half of the pieces selling for way above the hugh estimates . They become more and more selective in the choice of pieces, but it is a joy for the eye, so if in Paris don’t miss the preview of the pieces, even if you can’t afford to buy something.
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