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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1287018
early carved wood African medicine box-has fitted lid as well bas relief carved feet--shows wear and was certainly used to contain all sorts of magical tribal items-oval shape 9 inches by 7 inches-5.75 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282546
Colonial African Wood sculpture of Mother & Child-early 2Othc-females were painted blue to symbolize passivity-fancy dotted dress with matching blue shoes, with complicated hairdo marks this mother as a lady about town -minor drying crack to base and wear to surface--13 inches tall-
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282535
Rare early 20thc African Colonial carved wood female-17 inches tall-wear to surface- no cracks-striking figure with painted highlights
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1264503 (stock #chessset1)
This is a chess set made of faux ivory from the Belgian Congo. The board itself is also made of faux ivory, it measures 10 1/4" x 10 1/4" x 3/4". The pieces are in very good condition and measure from 1 1/2" x 1/2" x 1/2" on the smallest piece to 2 1/2" x 3/4" x 3/4" on the largest piece. Made around 1920 this great chess set is one of a kind!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1264502 (stock #chessset2)
This is a handmade African chess set made of faux ivory. The board itself is very heavy and measures 13 1/2" x 13 1/2" x 1/2". The pieces are in very good condition and measure from 2" x 3/4" x 3/4" on the smallest piece to 5 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" on the largest piece. Made between 1910-1920 this amazing piece from the Belgian Congo. A very unusual chess set!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1243797
DAY FINE ARTS
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Ethiopian 'magic' scroll, inks/paints on parchment. Undated, estimated to be 19th century or earlier. 180 x 10.5cm. Complete, good condition for age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1235522 (stock #3040)
Stunning Benin / Nigeria Bronze Ceremonial Ladle, Africa Early 20th Century. 17" long. Figure with pleasing facial features on the globular ladle. The handle is a standing figure of a male ancestor with attached ring. In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1233363 (stock #SK 663)
Galerie Hafner
$320.00
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Nine small brass weights originating from the African Gold Coast. The top decorated with different geometric ornaments as spirals, waves, swastika - one in the shape of a pyramid. Used for weighing gold dust which for centuries was the currency of the region. Condition: fine. Dimension: pyramid: 2.7 cm x 2.8 cm x 2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1233362 (stock #SK 662)
Galerie Hafner
$280.00
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Nine small brass weights originating from the African Gold Coast. The top decorated with different geometric ornaments as spirals, waves, swastika etc. Used for weighing gold dust which for centuries was the currency of the region. Largest weight adjusted to standard with lead. Condition: fine. Dimension: largest: 3.2 cm x 3.4 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1213617 (stock #947)
A late 19th or early 20th Century, possibly Ekoi, carved wood stool made in Cameroon, West Africa. Condition: good - minor losses and wear and an age related crack to the top but no repairs or restoration. 42cm (16.25inches) high; 30cm (11.75inches) diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1202790 (stock #1-0760)
Divination tapper of slightly curved shape, nicely carved with geometric designs on its upper part. Ivory, with honey-colored age patina. Africa, Nigeria, Yoruba Peoples, 19th century. Height: 10 1/8" (25,6 cm). Erosion, age cracks (no danger), a few chips, otherwise very good condition.