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The Galerie Alain Bovis specializes in the ancient arts from Africa, the Himalayas, Indonesia and Oceania. While the primitive arts interest more and more collectors and art lovers, Alain Bovis pursues his quest for rare objects and major works. Thematic exhibitions are frequently organized in his gallery located on rue des Beaux-Arts, in Paris.

Contact

9 rue des Beaux-Arts, 75006 Paris
Phone: +33 (0)1 56 24 09 25
galerie.alainbovis@wanadoo.fr

Kusu figure

Democratic Republic of Congo

Late 19th - early 20th century
Wood
Height: 58 cm

Price on request

© Mathieu Ferrier

Senufo heddle pulley

Ivory Coast

Late 19th - early 20th century
Wood
Height: 17 cm

Price: 4 500 euros

© Mathieu Ferrier

Phagli mask

Kullu District, Himachal Pradesh, Inde

Early 20th century
Wood, hair, metal
Height: 31 cm

EXHIBITION / PUBLICATION
Bovis, Aesthetics, Paris, 2015

Price: 7 500 euros

© Mathieu Ferrier

Igbo agbogho mmwo mask

Nigeria

Early 20th century
Wood and pigments
Height: 68 cm

PROVENANCE
Mrs. Takiwaki collection, Paris, acquired on March 22, 1980

PUBLICATION
Loudmer, Arts Primitifs, Paris, 22 mars 1980, lot 235

Price: 9 000 euros

© Mathieu Ferrier

Magar mask

Central Western Region of Nepal

Late 19th - early 20th century
Wood, vegetable resin,
hairs, traces of polychromy
Height: 23.5 cm

PUBLICATION
Bovis, L’art tribal de l’Himalaya
dans les collections privées, 2018, n°61

Price: 15 000 euros

© Vincent Luc – Agence Phar

Contact

9 rue des Beaux-Arts, 75006 Paris
Phone: +33 (0)1 56 24 09 25
galerie.alainbovis@wanadoo.fr