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.
a very fine and old dogon figure with deep patina acquired in 1972 at the Pierre vérité gallery .with a certificate from the gallery .since then in the family 46cm
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...
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...
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...
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...
An antique Yaka slit drum from the Congo region of central Africa.Beautiful butternut patina.Well used with a smooth wood grain.
Mounted on a wood base.Excellent condition.
15 inches H.
Huge and chunky tribal Berber ritualistic headgear earrings in chunky lustrous and thick coral branches, copal, assorted trade beads and turquoise.