Sale of the 3rd part of the Dery family estate.
The first part was offered for sale in October 2019, the second one in February 2020, all the objects offered have been purchased and most of these are now part of the greatest Italian, Spanish and French collections. The outcome of the sales were worthy of the enthusiasm created around this beautiful collection.
The collection of Mr. Edouard Dery is composed of stunning objects, sometimes with a very interesting provenance, like Merton D. Simpson or the famous merchant H. Kellim Brown, established in the United States and in Belgium.
Mr. Édouard Dery was an antiquarian in Sablon during the 1970s, for about 18 years. The son of Mr. Dery, who is proudly posing on the picture next to the objects of his father's collection, will provide a handwritten document which will be given to the buyer.
As you can see on the attached pictures, there is a beautiful book which was published, it is one of the volumes of a retrospective of the Dery collection printed in 2019.
This book was published in a limited edition by Mr. Dery's son who wanted to collect all his father's works before they were offered for sale.
There are still a few copies of the book available which may be purchased as an extra but there will not be enough for everyone in my opinion.
Some items of this private collection Catawiki sale are visible in the book. Other visible items were sold and others have never been offered for sale.
Some pages of the book are not visible on the attached pictures.
Size: 63 x 27 cm.
Material: Cire perdue (lost wax) technique.
This bronze figurine is among the most beautiful objects of the Benin Kingdom, historically known for its great wealth and longevity. The Bini Edo actually have a prominent place in African bronzes thanks to their figurines of dignitaries, their heads, plates, leopards, etc... The characters is standing and is holding regalia in the hands.
The entire object is magnificently carved, presenting many details, in the perfect continuity of the pieces created since the early days of the kingdom.
This dignitary figurine is also very well preserved.
This is a solid and heavy object, I will adapt the packaging in order to protect the item as best.
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- Alto dignitário de bronze
- Bini Edo Reino do Benim
- 1.ª metade do século XX
- Vintage - foi utilizado - com sinais óbvios de desgaste
- Vendido com suporte
- 63×27×0 cm