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African Kalahari Bushmen young girls

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Artifacts: Pre 1980   item# 1244745 (stock# Af135)

African Kalahari Bushmen young girls
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$145 

Made using hid with shell decoration this girls pubic protector would have been worn by a young girl of the African pygmy Kalahari Bushman tribe...an interesting ethnographic artifact and can easily be framed for display


African Muslim prayer beads Mali Timbuktu

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: African: Artifacts: Pre 1837 VR   item# 1182143 (stock# Af134)

African Muslim prayer beads Mali Timbuktu
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Strand of Tuareg seed pod prayer beads from the region of Timbuktu, Mali. A talisman is added on with handmade cord and decorated with elephant hairs (from tail) and a single cowrie shell. The original cord was broken long ago and a few seed pods are missing. The original cord has been left in place and I have added a second strand to keep the strand together.


African Textile Baby carrier waist wrap from Nigeria

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Textiles: Pre 1960   item# 1090870 (stock# Af133)

African Textile Baby carrier waist wrap from Nigeria
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$95 

From Ibaden, Nigeria this traditional Yoruba cloth was woven by the men of the village. It was worn tied around the waist of the woman, and used as a baby carrier. This piece was brought back from Africa in 1961. Hand loomed of cotton fibers, it has a wonderful soft color and texture. It measures 10" wide and 68" long including fringe.


African Textile Baby carrier waist wrap from Nigeria

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Textiles: Pre 1960   item# 1090865 (stock# Af132)

African Textile Baby carrier waist wrap from Nigeria
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$95 

From Ibaden, Nigeria this traditional Yoruba cloth was woven by the men of the village. It was worn tied around the waist of the woman, and used as a baby carrier. This piece was brought back from Africa in 1961. Hand loomed of cotton fibers, it has a wonderful soft color and texture. It measures 10" wide and 68" long including fringe.


Miniature Painting on Bone in original inlay frame

Catalogue: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: India: Pre 1930   item# 947679 (stock# ZMisc146)

Miniature Painting on Bone in original inlay frame
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This miniature oil painting on bone depicts a polo game set in a courtyard surrounded by buildings. The polo players are mounted on horses and wearing turbans. The surrounding mat has an ornate hand painted border and the frame is inlaid with strips of bone. The polo painting is 7 inches x 2 inches. With the frame included the piece measures The entire piece is 9+ inches x 4+ inches.


West African Sudan Manding Dagger with Scabbard

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1950   item# 882082 (stock# Af130)

West African Sudan Manding Dagger with Scabbard
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$125 

The Manding people are indigenous to the Western Sudan region of African. This dagger has nicely worked leather scabbard with belt loop and tassel. The 10 inch dagger has a leather covered pommel and the blade is dulled and rusted with a small bend at the tip.


African Leather Warrior Shield from Ethiopia

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1950   item# 844939 (stock# Af124)

African Leather Warrior Shield from Ethiopia
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$1200 

Very dramatic deeply concave oval shaped African shield from Ethiopia. The animal hide is scraped free of hair and then placed over a shaped board with protrusions which will allow for greater protection in warding off blows. The edge is tightly rolled and there are added tool marks for heightened decoration. The handle is tied and knotted into place at a slight angle to allow for a more comfortable hold.

Shield is 2 ...click for details


antique Indo Persian metal ornate damascene box

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre 1837 VR   item# 817094 (stock# Misc124)

antique Indo Persian metal ornate damascene box
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$475 

This lovely antique Indo Persian box is covered with silver and bronze elaborate damascene work on the top and 4 sides. The box lid is slightly domed and the inside is lined with wood. Made in what was Persia, now Bidar India, this box dates to the early part of the 19th century, and is an fine example of Damascene metal work. In excellent condition, the box is 6.5 inches x 3.5 inches x 2 inches high.

Known in India ...click for details


African Pygmy leather quiver with arrows

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1920   item# 813121 (stock# Af123)

African Pygmy leather quiver with arrows
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$375 

This old set of pygmy quiver and arrows have seen a lot of use. When hunting, the leather quiver would have been worn high on the back. The cap comes off easily and the upper portion of the quiver is bent to allow easy access to the arrows. The metal tips of the 5 arrows are worn and broken with only 1 showing its original shape and barbs. Each arrow has a plant binding around the end with a notch for the bow string. This rare set is a true ethnographic artifact of the African pygmy hunting ...click for details


Afganistan Hollow Silver Ankle bracelet

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre 1900   item# 796914 (stock# Misc139 )

Afganistan Hollow Silver Ankle bracelet
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This hollow silver anklet is from the Nuristani area of Afghanistan. With the loose metal rattle rolling inside the hollow space, a soft noise was created as the wearer moves. This anklet has nice patina and has a few minor dents, which attest to the age and travels of the artifact.


3 African Nigerian Yoruba tribe wood carved hair combs

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Artifacts: Pre 1960   item# 749468 (stock# Af111)

3 African Nigerian Yoruba tribe wood carved hair combs
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Set of 3 $130 

This collection of 3 hand carved wooden hair combs is from the Nigerian Yoruba tribe. They were brought to the US by a (then young) anthropologist who traveled extensively in Africa during the early 1960's and have been retained in his personal collection until recently.

The taller center comb is 8 inches and the shorter combs on the sides are 4.25 inches. I prefer to sell them as a collection.


Baluchi beaded dress bodice with coins

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Textiles: Pre 1920   item# 596534 (stock# Misc102)

Baluchi beaded dress bodice with coins
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$345 

This elaborate woman's dress bodice is from Afghanistan, formerly Baluchistan. The fabric was first elaborately embroidered with an applique of thin strands of braids. Then it was heavily decorated with coins and beads.

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