Cone shaped receptacle, w/ 4 birds perched on lip and large tortoise crawling down. Small hole to suspend piece. Unique piece albeit with verdigris. 7.75" long, 3.5" wide, 2" deep.
Male and female figures, sold as a pair because they go well together. Female 15.5" has small damage on foot. Male 16.5" has termite damage to the very top of the head--no termites now. Female is made of light-colored tropical wood. The male's wood is darker. ex-Private collection, estimated to be more than 70 years old. Fine quality carving. Price for pair $975.
ca 1940. Male and female. Male has damage on one foot. Spectacular colonial African pieces. ex-private collection. Male 15.75" high, female 17" high. This African art will not exist again; colonial period is over. There is a limited amount of pieces from the colonial period--if like it buy it--it is getting scarcer and scarcer
African stool, Senofue. 17.5" x 8" Circa 1950. $400.
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
Youruba burial piece, 200 years old. 18.75", iron base attached. Old heavy piece. Ex-private collection. $895.
Ba Congo figure from Zaire, circa 1925. 9.5" Looks like morning or fertility representation. Ex-private collection. $525.
Kolango figure from Ivory Coast, circa 1920. 10.5" Excellent condition. Ex-private collection. $525.
Senofue male figure, circa 1920. 13" Excellent condition. Ex-private collection. $695.
Kalango tribe figure, circa 1950. 11" Good condition. Ex-private collection. $525.
Mossi Burkino Faso figure from Upper Volta, circa 1935. 21" Good condition. Ex-private collection. $650.
Attige. Ivory Coast. Ca 1960. Well-carved, no condition problems. Ex-private collection. 8.5" and 7" pair These carvings are made from strong wood and have been handled-------- nice patina
Anyi tribe figure from Ivory Coast, circa 1925. 8.5" Crack in head. Ex-private collection. $495.
Stunning antique Ndaaka mask, of oval form painted with white and red spots, the edge with cord holes. The mask measures approximately 28 cm high by 15.5 cm wide. As can be seen in the photographs the border holes are slightly worn from where the mask has been worn, see detail photographs where I have indicated this with arrows. The mask has a chip to the chin and a few stable cracks. This is an old mask and not a modern reproduction, this I guarantee, see my returns policy...
Thin, slightly concave, monumental example with excellent patina from much age and use. From the Afo people of northern Nigeria, West Africa. 26"H x 17"W. In very fine condition and custom mounted on a steel base. Provenance: Peter Pollack, prior to 1975
An Extraordinary Artifact of Cultural Importance Combined with Beautiful and Valuable Materials.
Unique ethnographic artifact of the Berber tribal culture consist of fossilized resin amber, lustrous and thick coral branches, turquoise, trade beads, copal, shell and silver.
Amber has been treasured in North Africa, the Sahara, and the Sahel for centuries due to the protective properties with which it is associated and is considered an important talisman...
Old African wooden mask from Ivory Coast.
Condition: nice old patina, some visible cracks in the wood.
Measurements: 31 inches high.
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A Fine South African headrest in good condition .The inscription along the seat reads " KAFFER HEAD REST P.M.BURG NATAL 1904 J.W.R.de la Poer. R.Garrison .Regt". Zulu/Swazi. Length 44.5cm, Height 19cm