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 : 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
€ 5900.00
shango" staffs are held during processions and dances in honour of the thunder god...
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 #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
€ 9500.00
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1292587 (stock #TR4006)
Age: Late 19th Century. Origin: Ivory Coast. Description: This seated female figure from the Ivory Coast is beautifully hand-carved from wood. Carrying a small infant on her back, the small bowl in her hand allows people to bring her offerings. In great condition. Dimensions: 20.5″h x 9″l x 8.5″w
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre AD 1000 item #1291908 (stock #1)
Marc Delorme
€450.00
neolithic quartz beads necklace 7000 to 5000 BC from Mauritania Long 10"(22cm) larger disc 1.5"(4cm) ask for shipping quote
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
SwisSiam-Arts-Antiques-Gems
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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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1287932 (stock #T-128222)
michael cichon tribal arts
$1,650.00
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Having lost most of its once clearly defined features, this now fragmented Dogon carving is still recognizable as being that of a standing ancestor. The head has retained its original crested shape though stylized facial features are barely discernible. The surface shows an encrusted, fatty patina with areas of dryness, sacrificial matter, and numerous root-like growths attached. This is a centuries old Malian carving made from a hard and heavy wood, and measuring 14"H (not including the mount)...
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 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 #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