All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1315593 (stock #0268)

We like to offer you a very unique and rare Bakongo statue with 4 faces built as a jar.

It is made of high quality wood around 1900. It is part of the van Norten Tribal Art Collection and has been collected by the founder of the Momoyama Gallery in the 1950ies.

The protrusion in the belly is said to contain magical elements, giving the sculpture its power...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1837 VR item #1315305
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$125.00
SLAVE TRADE BRACELET C.1700s-1800s Bronze, 3 1/4" width. Used for the purchase of slaves in West Africa. Value one slave Shipwreck recovery with expected green encrustation. Malter Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1313758 (stock #1102)
A figure of a soldier or guardian figure finely cast in bronze (using the lost wax method) and made in Benin, Nigeria, during the 19th or early 20th Century. Provenance: from an early to mid 20th Century North West of England collection. Condition: there is a production crack running down his back from the left ear to the top of the left leg and part of the item he is holding in his right hand may be missing. 18cm (7 inches) high. Weight 695 grams) (1lb 8.5 ounces)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1312116 (stock #0257)

A Benin mask of a human face, dating back to the 19th. century. Strongly cast, and modelled in high relief, the face encircled by a beard composed of numerous fine details, the face with full protruding lips, a wide nose and prominent expressive eyes.

Impressing headdress with 7 horns. Fine varied aged patina.

Size: 35 cm height - weight 3,3 kg. Stand not included...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1311867 (stock #0255)

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This exquisite casting head is a fine example of one of the most famous metalworking traditions in world history. The details on this head are stunning, from the splendid facial expression, to the detailed rendering of its formal crown. One can only imagine the true splendor of the old court of Ife.

The present head is an early 20th Century copy modeled after the great Yoruba center at Ife dating originally approximately 1100 -1450 A.D...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1309184 (stock #T71)
Antique 19th century African Horn Trumpet with shiny honey brown patina, cracks through age, and slight traces of abrasion.

MEASUREMENTS: The overall length: 43 cm (17 in).


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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1301372
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$285.00
Antique African Wrist Knife with protective leather sheath. When the sheath is removed from the metal disc, a decorative piece worn on the wrist is turned into a lethal weapon. The Turkana are a pastoralist people of northern Kenya. Knowing no boundaries such knives can also be found in southern Ethiopia. Size 4.5" by 4.5"over 2.25" interior diameter very very sharp. Sorry no stand with this piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1299978
galerie Cecile Kerner
€5,900.00
shango" staffs are held during processions and dances in honour of the thunder god...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1298473 (stock #1085)
A rare carved ivory figure of a man, wearing a (beaded?) belt with traditional leather apron, made in Sub-Saharan (possibly southern) Africa for sale to European traders or colonists during the late 19th or early 20th Century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1297431
galerie Cecile Kerner
€9,500.00
very important ntomo mask ,bamana ,this type of mask belonged to Young boys not yet circumcised The small mouth makes reference to the most important message of that society control of the speech and silence virtues The 8 horns in comb shape srmounting the head are an allusion to the feminine sex .this mask can be situated at the end of 19th century beginning of 20th.Ex andre schoeller ,ex dot beppe berna ,ex private collection belgium
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1837 VR item #1295562 (stock #1-0897)
A very old pair of "edan", each in the shape of a cylindrical stem surmounted by a stylized head with features in relief on the upper part, and terminating on the lower part in a long point. The upper part is made of bronze, with a nice reddish-green patina, and the lower part is made of iron. These edan were worn by a member of the Ogboni secret society, which existed among the Yoruba tribes, in Nigeria, Africa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1291835 (stock #21681)
Extremely rare funerary spool-shaped terracotta vessel created by the Akan people of Ghana, 19th-20th century, with incised simple geometric decoration. A very large example of this rare pottery form (15" in diameter, 7" high) believed to have been created to honor the dead in "places of pots" or asensie.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1290948
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A rare round African Metal Hatchet/Axe with markings and a carved Horn handle. Good condition overall. Size: Length 13 3/4" (35 cm.). For African Art Collectors!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1287789 (stock #T68)
Antique, late 19th century, African Mangbetu or Zande, bow harp, Kundi.

The sound box (Resonator) of the harp is made of wood and covered with snake skin, with one round opening on the anterior surface, and small holes for the strings.

There are no holes in the neck for the tuning pegs since the strings were fastened to the neck by the loops...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1287778 (stock #T67)
African Ceremonial ritual wooden drum (Pinge), Senufo people, African Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire), Korhogo region. Circa 1920-1950.

Entirely carved from one piece of wood, the sculpted figure depicting a bare breasted regal woman, seated on a stool, with upraised arms, an arched back, and a strong neck, gracefully supporting and balancing a drum on her head.

The drum is carved in low relief with symbols representing various animals, including crocodiles...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1287689 (stock #T62)

Original 19th–20th century African Kurumba headdress adoné design in the graceful form of an antelope head with long neck and slender horns, decorated with horizontal stripes, rising from the top of the head, and echoed by the long forward-curved ears...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1287685 (stock #T61)

Authentic antique late 19th – early 20th century African ancestral bronze mask with pierced eyes and mouth, decorated with incised pattern and pierced with a hole on each side and another hole on the forehead for suspension.

The interior hand painted near the edge with the museum or collection accession number.

CONDITION: Showing the age and usage with old dark natural patina inside and out.

DIMENSIONS:  Approximately 20.5 x 11.8 cm (8 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches)...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1287027
Striking antique East African Sculpture-surface shows wear-sculpture has wood hook carved as part of base that was used ritually-no condition problems or repairs-figure wears raffia skirt and there is woven raffia around bottom of base-uncertain as of tribe--good size-30 inches tall