An Akan ancestral head from the Twifo region of Ghana is among the lots offered at Christies in Paris. It is tagged at €60,000 to €80,000 ($70,200–$93,600).
Collected at Abomey, in what is now the Republic of Benin, this famed bust of a Fon priestess will be offered by Christie’s in Paris on June 27. It carries an estimate of €500,000 to €800,000 ($585,800–$935,700).
This Fon Botchio female power figure from the Republic of Benin, once owned by the sculptor Arman, is on offer at Christie’s in Paris. It carries an estimate of €150,000 to €250,000 ($175,500–$292,400).
A rare-to-market Mbembe statue from Nigeria is among the lots going under gavel at Christies. It carries an estimate-on-request of €2 million to €3 million ($2.3–$3.5 million).
A Yombe Nkisi Nkondi or power figure from the Republic of Congo heads to the block in Paris with an estimate of €600,000 to €1 million ($701,800–$1.17 million).