Various Tribal Artists
Arnold Wentholt is a museologist and art historian by profession and began his career as an auction house specialist in 1987. In 1994 he joined Christie’s Amsterdam as specialist Indonesian tribal and material culture. Since 1998 he is an independant consultant and valuer for several auction houses, private collectors and museums. He submitted several articles in magazines dealing with tribal art and edited books on museum and private collections in the field of African, Indonesian and Melanesian art. His latest publication is Nusantara; Highlights from Museum Nusantara Delft (2014). Currently he is working on a book based on a private collection of West African copper jewellery.