Private African Art Collection of Ilya and 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.
In alphabetical order by Tribe:
Serious inquiries for individual or multiple items: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 609-575-2634
A book about private collections was just published in Russia with a chapter on the Raskin collection.