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Quinn's auction devoted exclusively to personal tribal art collection of gallerist Merton D. Simpson

A 16th-century bronze plaque recovered in 1897 from the charred ruins of the Benin Kingdom?s Royal Palace (Benin City, Nigeria) leads the Oct. 1 auction of the late Merton D. Simpson?s private collection. Quinn?s Auction Galleries in Falls Church, Virginia (metro Washington, D.C.), will conduct the Oct. 1 sale, which includes artworks and rare African relics from the renowned tribal art expert?s personal collection, his Manhattan gallery, and some of his own paintings.
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