Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre AD 1000 item #1345591
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$95.00
CHOICE LARGE ANTIQUE HEAVY BRACELET CURRENCY, WESTAFRICA, LIKELY NIGER, 17TH.-18TH. CENTURY.

A large specimen weighing around 800 grams, so it represented MUCH wealth in trade in Western Africa. Unusually fine workmanship and and expertly decorated as well.

Size: 100 mm in diameter - ca. 800 grams.

Condition: Superb! With fine clear engravings and a wonderful rich brown patina that testify the great age of the piece.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1345588
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$195.00
MASSIVE ANTIQUE HEAVY BRACELET CURRENCY, WESTAFRICA, LIKELY NIGER, 17TH.-18TH. CENTURY.
A very large specimen weighing around 950 grams, so it represented enormous wealth in trade in Western Africa. Unusually fine workmanship and and expertly decorated as well.

Size: 106 mm in diameter - 950 grams. Very thick.

Condition: Superb! With fine clear engravings and a wonderful rich brown patina that testify the great age of the piece.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1345585
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$195.00
MASSIVE ANTIQUE HEAVY BRACELET CURRENCY, WESTAFRICA, LIKELY NIGER OR CONGO?, 17TH.-18TH. CENTURY.

A huge specimen weighing around 1000 grams (1 kilogram!), so it represented enormous wealth in trade in Western Africa. Unusually fine workmanship, and made to be opened as seen in the pictures.

Size: 93 mm in diameter - ca. 1 kilogram.

Condition: Superb! With a wonderful rich brown patina that testify the great age of the piece.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1345581
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$195.00
MASSIVE ANTIQUE HEAVY BRACELET CURRENCY, WESTAFRICA, LIKELY NIGER, 17TH.-18TH. CENTURY.

A very large specimen weighing around 850 grams, so it represented enormous wealth in trade in Western Africa. Unusually fine workmanship and and expertly decorated as well.

Size: 108 mm in diameter - 950 grams.

Condition: Superb! With fine clear engravings and a wonderful rich brown patina that testify the great age of the piece.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1345579
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EXCEPTIONALLY ANTIQUE HEAVY BRACELET CURRENCY, WESTAFRICA, LIKELY NIGER, 17TH.-18TH. CENTURY.

A very large specimen weighing around 950 grams, so it represented enormous wealth in trade in Western Africa. Unusually fine workmanship and and expertly decorated as well.

Size: 103 mm in diameter - 950 grams.

Condition: Superb! With fine clear engravings and a wonderful rich brown patina that testify the great age of the piece.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1331821
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$775.00
A puzzling stone carving that SC bought in large estate with antiquities.

The stone ┬┤carving is a fragment of a larger structure and with the carving of a beautiful african head and a couple of lizzards. The style and fine patina, does indicate an ancient date of manifacture. Likely Western Africa.

You are welcome to enlighten us, if you have some knowledge about this piece of art.

Size: 47 mm. long and 40 mm wide, heavy made of a hard black stone.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1326008
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$695.00
A male Yoruba twin figure from The Sunde African Collection. Very old and likely 19th. century, Nigeria, Yoruba culture.

The figure well-endowed, with unturned hair, jevellery and very rich and fine patina - a gem.

Size: 27-28 cm.

Condition: Choice.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1326007
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$1,150.00
African ibeji twin carved wooden figures, Yoruba people, Nigeria. Both with striated upswept coiffures and beaded embellishments. These are a pair with the same tatoos on their bellies, male and female.

Superb rich patina. The Yoruba figures on the market are normally never old. Here we have a set of twins, very old, likely from the 19th. century.

Size: 27,6 and 30 cm.

Ex. Collection of Mr. Sunde.
Probably the work of a master carver of the Abeokuta region.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1325814
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$850.00
Antique wooden mask or headdress, Nigeria, Yoruba tribe, 18th.-19th. century or earlier.

This mask is huge topped with a bird, that carries a snake on it's back.

This mask is very old, guaranteed pre 1900, but we believe it's rather 18th. century or early 19th. century.

Condition: Intact, but some cracks repaired, that can be spotted from the inside. The wood is dried out due to it's high age.

Ex. Sunde Collection and formerly in other Danish Collections.