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 : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #855699
Pair of African drums-cowskin tops stretched over wood frame-legs even covered with hide-you can beat them if you fancy the sound of the jungle or use them as small tables-pieces are sturdy-each are 14 inches high-one diameter is 12 inches-the other 13 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1199128 (stock #HP/AF489)
Himalaya Primitive
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Super Fine Baoule figure , from 19 to early 20 th the right arm is lacking , the left one is broken, feet are also wounded. H 39 cm Ex French Collection (JN) collected in situ around 1950 by JN
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1191962
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$300.00
Old Ethiopian scroll painted and written on animal skin. Approx 200 x 9.5cm, in 2 part leather container. Evidence of damage on right side throughout. Undeciphered. Date estimated to be early 20th century or earlier.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #24109 (stock #1571pr)
African, Senofu stool, circa 1920. 11" x 8.25" x 7". Very heavy dense wood. Ex-private collection. Quality piece-sturdy actually used as furniture in huts
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 1900 item #24107 (stock #1570pr)
Youruba burial piece, 200 years old. 18.75", iron base attached. Old heavy piece. Ex-private collection. $895.
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1079359
Pair of African carved ivory figures depicting a family with the woman carrying a jar on her head and holding it with the left hand and with the right hand carrying another vessel. The man holding a cane by left hand and his child by his right side. The man figure has a height if 11 inches and woman is 10.25 inches tall standing on a .75 inch wooden base. Both item bear very nice dark patina, in good condition with losses to woman's necklace and left earring.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1153782
Carved upright carved shaped like cricket bats and lashed onto crossed elements at either end serve as legs on this rack, which could be placed on the camel to load him up even more. Then, at safari's destination, the rig was placed in the tent, a top placed on top, to become a service table. Very practical! (For everyone but the poor camel...) Madagascar, circa 1900. Ex coll.: James Willis Tribal Art, San Francisco, CA. Top approximmately 37 inches by 67 inches, 35-1/2 high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1194605 (stock #009-DSCF1170)
Late 19th-early 20th century. Impressive workmanship and a great old patina. 15 1/2" x 6" , 6 1/2 " across fins. 4 lbs. 10 oz
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #788847
Rare large pair of African carved tropical hardwood dance masks-surface untouched-some purple blue polychrome--probably male and female-note difference of five pips on one and six on the other each 46 inches high-20 inches wide and 5 inches deep-from private collector-Nigerian tribe, but misplaced tribe name-46 inches high-20 inches wide and 5 inches deep-about 75 years old-minor wear-no condition problems-stable, heavy and dramatic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1127680 (stock #8073)
African 5 string bowed harp, probably from Zaire or Congo. Pegs and strings are missing. The spoon shaped hollowed wood sound box is covered with skin and the arm is a carved female figure with a topknot coiffure. Middle 20th century. Excellent condition, beautiful patina. The instrument is 30" long end to end, and 5" wide. It stands 30" high on a custom museum stand. Shipping extra. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut add 6.35% state sales tax...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1287713 (stock #T63)
Authentic antique 17th-19th century African Benin Bronze ancestral altar Bell from Nigeria, Cast in the form of a truncated, four-sided pyramid of  rectangular  shape, with sides sloping inward to the flat top with two pierced holes for suspension of the clapper.

The bell is surmounted with two strap-like handles...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1155173 (stock #Ch1464)
An old Ethiopian hide shield, impressed with a ribbed design. Diameter: 57 cm.

Good condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1109840 (stock #K267741)
The Konda of central D.R.Congo made ornate and eccentrically shaped sword blades for non-combative use. They were indications of their owner's social rank, created simply for prestigious qualities. This excellent example is made from copper and has a wooden handle with iron strapping to further accentuate its pinched form. Late 19th century. Very fine condition with aged patina. Provenance: Old Dutch collection since the 1950's
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1199566
A FINE CAMEROON AFRICAN CARVED WOOD TRIBAL ART DANCE MASK. Probably Bafute. Carved with elongated drooping bulbous cheek bones, protruding eyes, open mouth and carved teeth with white kaolin. The flattened back of head with carved concentric rings. Displayed Height 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wear to mask-no repairs or condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1054363
Early 20thc Colonial African Yoruba helmet mask-mounted,but easily removed-from special collection provenance furnished on request-mask represents colonial native constabulary-hat is French kepi-well carved with much character-surface wear and shrinkage cracks- left ear has minor damage-figure has tribal scars-helmet was used in dances and shows wear.unmounted 7 inches high-10 inches deep-7 inches wide-mounted 11 inches high -rare sculpture-museum quality-early 20thc