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African, Oceanic and Southeast Asian Art Formerly from The Collection of John B. Elliott

We are pleased to offer the Collection of John B. Elliott on Friday, September 20 at 11am. This Collection of Ethnographic art and objects is part of a larger collection formed by the notable American collector, John B. Elliott of New York, who donated many significant objects to The Metropolitan Museum and Princeton University. Highlights include an unusual Songe Wood Bellows a Cameroon Grassfields Beaded Elephant Headdress and a West African Brass-Studded Leather Powder Flask. Also included are a Maliian Archeological Bronze Bell and Bracelet, a group of Indonesian Woven Baskets, a Sepik River Woven Crocodile, and an Indian Cowrie Shell Warrior Mohnei Body Cloth.


All bidding for this sale must be arranged prior to 5pm on September, 19.

We accept phone bids, absentee bids and live online bidding for this sale.

PLEASE NOTE:  As our phone lines are limited, we can only accommodate telephone bidders willing to bid at least within the estimate.  If your maximum bid is below that amount, please leave an absentee bid or register to bid online on one of the online platforms. 

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For inquiries regarding the items in this sale please contact us at 518.751.1000 or

Time & Location

Friday, September 20 at 11am

Catalogue Online

Monday, September 9

Gallery Preview

Thursday, September 12 – Friday, September 20

Gallery Hours

Monday – Thursday: 10am-5pm
Saturday: 11am-5pm
Sunday: 12-5pm

*Saturday, September 21 we are open for pick up from 10am – 2pm

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