Lot 149, Yombe Maternity Figure, Phemba, Democratic Republic of Congo
Lot 149, Yombe Maternity Figure, Phemba, Democratic Republic of Congo

African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities come to Lyon & Turnbull Edinburgh

Event News

Title:
Auctions this autumn

Dates:
19 Aug 2020 – 3 Dec 2020
Venue:
Lyon & Turnbull
33 Broughton Place
Edinburgh
EH1 3RR

A sale of African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities on 16th September is one of the highlights of Edinburgh sale room Lyon & Turnbull‘s autumn programme of auctions. The sale features a finely-carved Yombe maternity figure, pictured, an early Guyanan macana club in exceptional condition, and a Punu mask of beautifully soft quality.

Established in 1826, Lyon & Turnbull is Scotland’s oldest auction house and the UK’s largest independent auction house outside London. Full information on the auctions’ locations and the lots to browse are available on Lyon & Turnbull’s website. Upcoming auctions include Jewellery, Watches & Silver 15th September, and African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities 16th September, Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs – Including the Trevor Dawson Magic Collection, 30th September, The Contents of Beal House Yorkshire, 14th – 15th October, Modern Made: Modern & Post-War Art, Design & Studio Ceramics, 23rd October, Decorative Arts: Design since 1860, 28th October, and Scottish Paintings & Sculpture, 3rd December.

Image: Lot 149, Yombe Maternity Figure, Phemba, Democratic Republic of Congo