Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1940 item #1331193 (stock #AF167)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A superbly carved Hemba fly whisk from the D.R. Congo region, ca. early 20th century. Overall length is 13”, with the hollowed out head designed to hold another object. Lovely patina from extensive usage.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1331189 (stock #DY13)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
A matched pair of Dayak magic fetishes from Borneo. They are 5-3/4” high and are posed seated; the male supporting the head or mask of a monkey on one knee, the female balancing a small animal on her head. Both are nicely detailed and have a well worn patina.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1940 item #1331184 (stock #AF166)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A choice Nyamwezi fly whisk from Tanzania, early 20th century. The overall length of this beautiful example is 32” and it has a nicely sculpted head, inlaid with shell eyes, topping the handle. Would make a stunning exhibit on a tall stand. Rare find in this condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1325572 (stock #AF144)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
An exceedingly creepy Vodun ritual vessel from the Fon peoples of Benin. This rare fetish is 5-1/2” high, 5” in diameter and consists of a conglomerate of numerous carved wood figures and bundles with unknown contents, all bound together with cloth, interwoven cord and ritual material.  These surround an old fluted glass mounted atop. An old ritual object with a deeply disturbing presence.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1323136 (stock #AF135)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A choice Ogboni Society figure from the Yoruba peoples of Nigeria, West Africa, early 20th Century. This finely sculpted bronze figure is 5” high and depicts a kneeling female with hands clasped. She is adorned with a fancy headdress and a necklace with a pendant in the form of a soul disk. Beautifully detailed, nice patina.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1316139 (stock #AF103)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A fine male Ibeji' figure from the Yoruba peoples of Nigeria, West Africa, ca. 1930's – '40's. This beautifully sculpted example is 10” high and is carved from wood, with deep, old, darkened, shiny surface, as well as light encrustation embedded in the carved headdress. In very good condition with fine patina from extensive handling and minor insect damage on the headdress.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1920 item #1216196 (stock #AI31)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An exceptional Amazonian Indian ceramic polychrome olla from Brazil, early 1900’s. This superb example is 8” in diameter, 5-3/4” high and comes from the Asurini tribe, which apparently is no longer a functioning tribal entity. These magnificent jars were used to store liquid foods and are coated with a natural tree resin (post-firing), which preserves the brilliant colors and makes it leak proof. In excellent condition...