All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1910 item #1246488 (stock #TA-051-MD)
While this type of shield is often called Abyssinian, it is also widely used in Ethiopia. The everted rim dipping to a shallow channel and rising to dome is a very efficient design for deflecting spears and arrows. The motif designs of rings, dots and cross hatch in bands bands are typical for this type of shield and are muted with the effects of use and age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1243797
DAY FINE ARTS
$500.00
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 #1240818 (stock #Y037372)
michael cichon tribal arts
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The handle of this important, regal flywhisk shows a lively, young, kneeling female with emphasized breasts and feet, in the manner of a supplicant devotee of the Shango cult or of a woman who is a messenger of the spirits...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1235841 (stock #3044)
Anye / Cote d'Ivoire Statue of Mother and Children. Akan Group, wood late 19th - early 20th Century, 19" high. The Akan are made up of the Ashanti, the Fante, the Aowin, the Anye and a few other small ethnicities. In very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1235819 (stock #3043)
Yoruba / Nigeria Village Priest's Shango Carved Altar Piece. Carved by Jagun Family Worikshop, Africa, late 19th - Early 20th Century. 20" high and mounted. Collected in Ede, and made of Iroko wood. In excellent condition. The god of thunder and the ancestor of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. He is the son of Yemaja the mother goddess and protector of birth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1233363 (stock #SK 663)
Galerie Hafner
$320.00
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
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 1910 item #1231385 (stock #0010)
This is a very rare and interesting wooden table or stool from the Bamum tribe, ca. 1890-1900. The kingdom of Bamum or Bamoum, also known as Bamun or Bamoun or Mum (1394–1884) was a pre-colonial West African state in what is now northwest Cameroon. It was founded by the Mbum, a part-Bantu ethnic group from northeast Cameroon. Its capital was the ancient walled city of Fumban. The table is carved as two men on opposite sides, standing in the base of the table and wach supporting the table top...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1230843
Treasure Castle
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An excellent quality white jade pendant of the type known as “Squirrels and grapes”.Produced widely in the 18C .Condition is perfect.Width: 3cm; Height: 4.8cm ; Depth: 1.5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1230842
Treasure Castle
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An excellent quality white jade pendant of the type known as “Squirrels and grapes”.Produced widely in the 18C .Condition is perfect.Width: 3cm; Height: 4.8cm ; Depth: 1.5cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1229939 (stock #W103221)
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This type of Wongo effigy head cup was used for ritually drinking palm wine. The crisply carved facial features are characteristic of the neighboring Western Pende, but the overall vessel form is typical of yet another neighboring people, the Lele. Early 20th C, from D.R.Congo. Approximately 4.75"H, and in fine condition with small, old losses along the right and left edges of the pedestal foot base. Deep, rich, shiny, dark, aged patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1229580 (stock #1132)
This wonderful antique has stone or iron beads enclosed in three places so it rings as you walk or move almost like a babies rattle. Its 5 ¾ inches at the widest point and 2 ¼ across. This is an authentic piece dating to the 19th century or before. This is one of two African bracelets I bought years ago from an historic Alabama Estate.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1227664
Striking West African carved wood polychrome Baule Dance mask-ca 1900-has drying cracks and surface wear-piece is complete-16 inch diameter-13 inches high--unique piece from old collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1223844 (stock #3013)
Yoruba, Nigeria Africa, wooden Shrine Panel, 19th Century. While the meaning of all of the carvings is not known, many images allude to two Yoruba gods, Eshu & Ogun, though they are never depicted. Eshu & Ogun are gods who cross boundaries. Other carved images also refer to the doors' function. For example, snakes & crocodiles are boundary-crossing creatures that inhabit two worlds: above & below the ground, and wet & dry areas. Panel is 61" x 25" with wear appropriate to age, in good condition...
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. For additional pictures please view #0245 on our recently constructed shop website at 69aliverpool.co.uk.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1209021 (stock #I88392)
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The refined and delicate features of this old mask indicate its association with beauty, safety, clarity, and all things female. Showing great age and use, this mask measures 8"H and is in very good condition, though a now stabilized 'check' in the wood comes down along the forehead. There also are some minor, old losses along the sides, especially the right bottom, incurred while the mask was in use. From Nigeria, late 19th/early 20th C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1209005 (stock #B267712)
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The importation of tobacco from the Americas into Africa occurred in the late 16th century CE. From that time onward, appropriate to the owner's social station, the art of the pipe flourished. In the Grasslands of Cameroon, where this pipe originates, decoration was regulated by strict codes. Only the highest ranking individuals were allowed to possess pipes with anthropomorphic imagery, as found on this exquisite example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1207229 (stock #N21996b)
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The mustachioed male image with classic large, triangular, wide set eyes, high forehead, and tripartite coiffure. This example has maintained its incised details quite well considering the surface has experienced the typical erosion of the burnished surface slip. A coarse sand temper is exposed after 2000 years of weathering. From central Nigeria, 400 BCE to CE 200. This head has been TL tested and comes with the document...