Primary Arts - Tribal Arts

by Goldfield

27 Jun 2021 14:00 CEST (13:00 BST) Live Webcast Auction

Important Information

GOLDFIELD is organizing an exceptional auction on Sunday June 27, 2021.

299 lots from private collections will be put up for sale.

These are quality objects of primitive arts (mainly Africa), selected and authenticated with great care.


lot 48: Very rare 'Si' mask of the Marka-Dafing people (Burkina Faso)
lot 54: Crest helmet 'Tyi wara' - Bamana - Africa Mali
lot 56: Exceptional Dogon ancestor statue - early 20th century or earlier
lot 155: Friction drum - New Ireland - 1st quarter of the 20th century
lot 168: Beautiful and imposing royal Kuba cup
lot 169: Rare Kamba stool perforated with upholstery nails and deep patina of use
lot 171: Rare prestige adze Lele
lot 172: Rare female Luba Songye fetish wearing the kifwebe mask
lot 190: Zande Shield Superb and rare Azande war shield
lot 214: Chef's chair Tchokwe backrest surmounted by a figure from the early 20th century
lot 216: Rare effigy of Queen Tschokwé Iweji

The sale date is Sunday June 27, 2021
The sale of lots will start at 2:00 p.m. (Brussels time)
The place of sale is located Gruuss Strooss 19 L9991 WEISWAMPACH Luxembourg.

The exhibition of the lots will be held:

exhibition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday 18/6, Saturday 18/6 and saturday 26/6

Access to the exhibition is  free.

 Before bidding, in case of doubt, please ask for confirmation of the information that seems essential to you ...

Terms & Conditions


The date of the auction is Sunday june 27 2021
The auction of lots will start at 14:00 a.m. (Brussels time)
The place of auction is located Gruuss Strooss 19 L9991 WEISWAMPACH Luxembourg
The exhibition of the lots will be held:

exhibition from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Friday 18/6, Saturday 18/6 and saturday 26/6

Access to the exhibition is  free.

A. the general conditions of sale applies 
B. Lot will be sold without warranties, "as is". Descriptions and informations (weight, dimensions, materials, conditions report,…) are for informational purposes. (BEFORE THE SALE PLEASE ASK A CONFIRMATION FOR THE INFORMATION THAT YOU SEEM ESSENTIAL)
C. The decisions of the auctioneer are final (the information given is approximate). 
D. Winning auctions will be confirmed to buyers. They will be asked for their choice of shipping and payment. The payment must be done without delay. According to Articles L. 222-4, L. 222-9 and L. 222-10 of the Consumer Code, the buyer / consumer has a right of withdrawal. Goldfield considers, on the one hand, that if the invoice for the lot (s) acquired is not paid within 20 days from the date of the sale, the buyer / consumer is deemed to have made use of of his right of withdrawal, on the other hand, the buyer / consumer has a period of 14 days after receipt of the lot (s) acquired to exercise his right of withdrawal. After shipment or removal of the lot (s), the condition for being entitled to this right of withdrawal is the request, prior to the sale, for confirmation of the informative / descriptive elements that appear essential. The lots are supposed to be collected at our offices in Weiswampach, the delivery of the lot (s) being an optional service, when exercising the right of withdrawal, the delivery costs, as an optional service, will not be not reimbursed. The purchaser will also be responsible for the cost of reshipment and the lot (s) must be received by Goldfield in good condition or at the very least in the condition in which it (s) were received. (have) been shipped by Goldfield.
E. The purchaser will pay in addition to the auction 26% charge (All taxes included). For inhouse auctions, via the website or via a direct buy order.
E.1. A supplement of 4% will be charged if the bids come from an phone order or from platforms partner : LOTISSIMO, DROUOT, SALESROOM, 51BIDLIVE, INVALUABLE and LIVE AUCTIONEERS, i.e. 30%.
F. Additional costs related to the method of payment are defined in the general conditions of sale. Reminder: International transfer: 1% TVAC; Paypal 5%  credit cards: 3.5% TVAC; cash: 0%; Bancontact: 1% VAT 
G. REMOVAL / SHIPPING: The lots must be collected at our office in Steinfort. GOLDFIELD will not be responsible for the shipping of the lots and the shipping is done under the responsibility of the purchaser.
G.1.GOLDFIELD shipping price
• Zone 1: Luxembourg, Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands
• Zone 2: Azores, Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Spain, Estonia, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Madeira, Malta, Isle of Man, Monaco, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Czechia.
• Zone 3: Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canary Islands, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Iceland, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Vatican, Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, United States, UK.
Zone 4: rest of the world
•  Table (packaging and shipping - bruto weight (object and packaging))   
                                ZONE 1         ZONE 2         ZONE 3          ZONE 4
from 0 to 1 Kg        42 EUROS    70 EUROS     102 EUROS    128 EUROS
from 1 to 2Kg         48 EUROS    75 EUROS     122 EUROS    158 EUROS
from 2 to 5 Kg        62 EUROS    85 EUROS     152 EUROS    258 EUROS
from 5 to 10 Kg       80 EUROS    108 EUROS    248 EUROS    515 EUROS
from 10 to 20 Kg    109 EUROS   159 EUROS    298 EUROS    556 EUROS
from 20 to 30 Kg    139 EUROS   229 EUROS    352 EUROS    655 EUROS  

G.2. Beyond 30Kg, the package cannot be shipped. (some lots can be shipped on estimate)

G.3. The lots are supposed to be collected from our office (WEISWAMPACH). Sending parcels is a service offered by GOLDFIELD, this sending is done under the sole responsibility of the buyer. In case of loss, breakage or parcel blocked at the customs, in no case, the responsibility of GOLDFIELD can be engaged, the buyer can therefore never demand a refund. GOLDFIELD will however make every effort to limit the risks being a guarantee of means and not of result.
H. ORDER OF PURCHASE: The auctioneer and the experts will take charge of executing the purchase orders for the amateurs who can not be present at the sale. The orders can be done by letter, Internet or telephone, 2h (maximum) before the beginning of each sale.
I. PAYMENT: cash, certified check, bank transfer, credit cards, in EUROS. 
J. the auction steps are as follows: - 
From € 1 to € 25: by € 1 
From 25 € to 50 €: by 5 €  
From 50 € to 100 €: by 10 € 
From 100 € to 300 €: by 20 €  
From 300 € to 1000 €: by 50 € 
From 1000 € to 5000 €: by 100 € 
From 5000 € to 10 000 €: by 200 € 
From € 10,000 to € 50,000: by € 500 €
From € 50,000 to € 100,000: by 1000 € 
From 100 000 € to 500 000 €: by 5000 €
K. CONTINUATION (RESALE) RIGHT (the percentage will be added to the cost of the sale of 26%) - extract from the grand-ducal regulation of 25 August 2006 relating to the resale right.
Art. 3. The minimum sale price from which the resale right is collected is 3,000 euros, excluding tax.
The resale right is set as follows:
- 4% for the first tranche of 50,000 euros of the sale price, excluding tax;
- 3% for the portion of the sale price, excluding tax, between 50,000.01 and 200,000 euros;
- 1% for the portion of the sale price, excluding tax, between 200,000.01 and 350,000 euros;
- 0.5% for the portion of the sale price, excluding tax, between 350,000.01 and 500,000 euros;
- 0.25% for the portion of the sale price, excluding tax, exceeding 500,000 euros.
However, the total amount of the resale right cannot exceed 12,500 euros.