16-05-2014: African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art, including Property from the Krugier and Lasansky Collections, Sotheby’s, New York

Sotheby’s will offer our annual New York various owners auction of African, Oceanic, and Pre-Columbian Art on May 16.  The sale will be led by a selection of important works from the private collection of the legendary modern art dealer Jan Krugier, celebrating the influence of African and Oceanic sculpture on modern European artists, and including three famous sculptures formerly in the private collection of Pablo Picasso.  Further highlights will include an important Chokwe bird mask formerly in the collection of Carlo Monzino and selections of Oceanic and Pre-Columbian art.