All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1910 item #1302281 (stock #9-238)
Flying Cranes Antiques Ltd.
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A large and major studio pottery vase of ovoid form, its base ornately rendered with textile-patterned lappets in gilt, gosu, iron red and green enamels. On the splendid brown-glazed ground, lush white sakura grow asymmetrically across its surface in delicate clusters. Each petal is outlined in gilt, a wonderful luxurious detail contrasting with the simple form of the vase. Ito Tozan (Imperial Court Artist) signature and carved signature mark on the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1168944 (stock #9816)
A finely carved Songye wood rattle.Ancient patina,hard wood. Songye,central Africa/congo region 19th C. 11 3/4 inches H/
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1034979

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Unique ethnographic Berber tribal culture African Coral and Amber treasure necklace. Time of collection unknown. However, it is evident from the wire repair to the main amber bead that this was an adornment of power, status and was cherished for generations in an African tribal context. Usewear is a satin sheen, making this an extraordinary artifact of importance and beauty combined with beautiful and valuable materials.
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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #996110 (stock #1642)
Monumental Yoruba - Nigeria Gelede Wooden Body Mask of Iya Nla (Great Powerful Mother) Early 20th Century 54 H x 21" wide. Arms are available. Kept inside the Gelede Shrine, not danced but carried on a platform during Gelede, an annual festival honoring “our mothers” (awon iya wa), not so much for their motherhood, but as female elders. It takes place in the dry season (March-May) among the Yoruba people of south-west Nigeria and neighboring southeast Benin. Artifact in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1199561
SENUFO AFRICAN CARVED WOOD TRIBAL ART HELMET HEADDRESS. With curved continuous horns above a standing bird figure flanked by male and female forms, the lower rim pierced for raffia. Height 10.5 inches (26.5 cm).Shows wear-complete-no repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #1298511 (stock #1086)
A rare burnished red earthenware foot rasp, in the form of a stylized crouching crocodile, probably made in Asyut (circa 1850-1920), for use in the Egyptian public bath house. There is a very similar example in the Pitt Rivers Museum (University of Oxford: http://web.prm.ox.ac.uk/bodyarts/index.php/temporary-body-arts/toiletries/50-footcare.html ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1246618 (stock #B130811)
michael cichon tribal arts
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The lesser deities of the Baule pantheon are embodied in zoomorphic or fantastic creatures. Most popular is this simian creature known to the Baule people as 'gbekre' or 'mbotumbo'. Its main role, set-up outside the village limits, is to protect against evil spirits, but it also figures in some agricultural rituals and in divination ceremonies. A small bowl-shaped receptacle is raised by the arms and ritually held in the hands of this deity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1920 item #812304 (stock #Ch1033)
Chilong Antiques
£ 180.00
A Cameroons (Duala) oblong stool carved in openwork with the word KAMERUN and on the reverse with a pair of confronting leopards. Dimensions: 20 ½ in. wide x 12 ¾ in. high x 9 ½ in. deep.

Age cracks. Old repair to back of openwork panel. Early 20th cent.

The stool presumably dates from the period, pre- 1916, when the Cameroons were a German colony.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1194604 (stock #001-DSCF0673)
Wood with brass tacks for eyes. Nice old surface with some wear. Repair at base, which is an old replacement, the original being lost, probably to insect damage. 10" x 4" 7 oz.
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 : Pre 1920 item #577822 (stock #06-KM101)
Ethiopian gourds carved with tradititonal geometric Coptic designs. Used for traditional drinks and spices. Early 20th Century. Fine glossy patina. Photograph is an example only. Please enquire to see photos of pieces in stock.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1067979 (stock #6544)
St.George Gallery
$3,500.00
An ancient and very intense and animate wood figure of a hermaphrodite most likely carved by one of the tribes of Cameroun. Large sexual features and a deep dark patina.Some cracks in wood. 14 Inches H.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1910 item #572687 (stock #ES282)
Antique 19th century, extremely large circular war shield Gatschena from Abyssinia – Ethiopia. DETAILS: this highly convex shield is made of very thick hide probably from hippopotamus hide with beautifully tooled face in geometrical design and sturdy half round hide handle in the back.
MEASUREMENTS: 59.7 cm( 23½ inches) in diameter.
REFERENCES: “Islamic and Native Weapons of Colonial Africa 1800-1960” by Anthony C. Tirri, page 87...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #594864 (stock #MSKS)
A very fine and well patinated African mask from the Yoruba tribe. The mask dates from approximately 1900-1920 and has almost certainly used in tribal dances. It measures 9 1/2" high and is 5 1/4" wide at its widest and 2" thick at the thickest part. Very good condition appropriate its age.

Yoruba masks are worn by a traditional healer to drive evil spirits from the possessed person. The arts of the Yoruba are numerous in form...

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 : 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