TRIBAL AFRICAN ART

Private Collection of Ilya & Yuri Raskin

  A once in a life time chance to acquire a comprehensive private collection
Expertly selected over 30+ years
by the prominent Tribal Art Collector and dealer
Yuri Raskin (1927 - 2008) and his son Prof. Ilya Raskin

Expertly selected for their aesthetic value, collection pieces represent the plethora of artistic styles of tribal artists as well as a wide range of ritual objects. The collection includes:

          Art from numerous African tribes

          Over 450 masks, sculptures, and objects of prestige such as staffs, shields, thrones, drums, chests, etc. 

          Many items featured at our museum site (www.zyama.com) since 1998

          Pieces that have inspired researchers, collectors and tribal art buffs and have been described in articles, books and exhibited at private and public shows.

The museum-quality depth of material presented in this collection will delight, move and inspire. While individual items resonate with the viewer at the deepest level, when viewed together the 450 pieces of the Raskin Collection leaves the lasting effect of a strong spiritual and artistic ensemble.

Serious inquiries for individual or multiple items: yurira@aol.com or by phone at 609-575-2634  

In alphabetical order by Tribe

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Adouma-Cameroon
101 Items
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baga.nimba.large.nimba1.jpg (19525 bytes) cameroonstool.jpg (30129 bytes) attye01.JPG (43785 bytes) bwa.plank.mask.jpg (17874 bytes)

Dan-Kwele
148 Items
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fang.mask1.jpg (15085 bytes) hemba 01-02.JPG (52452 bytes) baule.mask3.jpg (15727 bytes)

Lega-Punu
129 Items

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mambila.sculpture.jpg (16183 bytes) lega07.jpg (156915 bytes) bambara.tjiwara1.jpg (10578 bytes)

Salampasu-Zande
78 Items

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unknown.stuff.jpg (7592 bytes) kongo08.jpg (243863 bytes) sanufo.chair1.jpg (18096 bytes) unknown.antelope.panel.jpg (16881 bytes)

 

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