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.
baboon master maternity figure ,zulu staff final ,late 19th century,ex john Hewitt collection(UK) ex Merton Simpson ,ex private coll NY ,ex Jacaranda gallery ex private coll belgium .This maternity was once on the top of a staff .the figure wears the classical pointed cooiffure ;it has been worn to a deep Brown hue and darkened further with the addition of pokerwork detailing the skirt and hair ,14inches
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
Hand carved Anye / Cote d'Ivoire Statue of Mother and Children. Akan Group, wood, kaolin, Late 19th - early 20th Century, 19" high. Ex: A. Steinman collection, Palm Beach, FL. In very good condition. The Anye people are a subgroup of the Akan, originally from Ghana, who fled from the Ashanti subgroup to their current location in present day Ivory Coast between the 16th and 18th centuries...
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...
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...
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...
Huge and chunky tribal Berber ritualistic headgear earrings in chunky lustrous and thick coral branches, copal, assorted trade beads and turquoise.
An old Ethiopian hide shield, impressed with a ribbed design. Diameter: 57 cm.