All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1227664
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Striking West African carved wood polychrome Baule Dance mask-ca 1900-has drying cracks and surface wear-piece is complete-16 inch diameter-13 inches high--unique piece from old collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1199566
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
A FINE CAMEROON AFRICAN CARVED WOOD TRIBAL ART DANCE MASK. Probably Bafute. Carved with elongated drooping bulbous cheek bones, protruding eyes, open mouth and carved teeth with white kaolin. The flattened back of head with carved concentric rings. Displayed Height 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wear to mask-no repairs or condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1199561
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
SENUFO AFRICAN CARVED WOOD TRIBAL ART HELMET HEADDRESS. With curved continuous horns above a standing bird figure flanked by male and female forms, the lower rim pierced for raffia. Height 10.5 inches (26.5 cm).Shows wear-complete-no repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1184512
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Rare antique Fang tribal helmet mask-tropical wood-ca 1900-has four masks carved in bas relief facing in different directions-each with slight differences-wear to surface-minor losses at bottom edge-authentic-used in dance rituals-14 inches high-10 inch diameter-piece is stable-untouched
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1091477
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Pair of outstanding carved tropical wood helmet masks-polychrome and decorated on top with bent nails and feathers-12 inches long-8 inches wide and deep-masks have woven rattan and hand loomed textile to form cap for helmet-these are soiled and worn-thin, hairline shrinkage cracks on both masks-masks are sold as is, directly from native African trader--most certainly used in dance rituals-1930s or older-sold as pair-unusual masks-probably male and female
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1091430
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Rare pair of carved tropical wood African Ibo helmet masks-have hand woven textile caps and woven rattan to hold masks on head-wear to surfaces and soiling and holes to textiles-these were certainly worn in dance rituals-13 inches long-8 inches wide and deep-ca 1930 or earlier-sold as received from native trader-pieces are striking and sold as pair
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1090859
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1150.00
Rare collection of three carved wood Ibo figures--a king and two of his queens-all hold their version of scepters-all three are mounted on the inside side of window of the king's hut-piece shows wear but is stable to hang-has interesting color, but is dirty-easily cleaned-sold as is directly from native African trader--23.5 inches by 23.5 inches-seldom found-unique-museum candidate
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1090854
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1150.00
Rare collection of three carved wood Ibo figures--a king and two of his queens-all hold their version of scepters-all three are mounted on the inside side of window of the king's hut-piece shows wear but is stable to hang-has interesting color, but is dirty-easily cleaned-sold as is directly from native African trader--23 inches by 24 inches-seldom found-unique-museum candidate-1920s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1090495
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
African carved tropical hardwood Fang dance mask-mask is unusual not only in format as it appears as an abstract newborn or pregnant woman but also as it appears to have been worn on the arm or shoulder-cavity appears too narrow for a helmet mask- it has eyelets for attachment-piece is 1930s made from one piece of bas relief carved wood-small chip on one foot-mask is filthy from dirt-easily cleaned-sold as found directly from native African trader-21 inches by 7 inches--6.5 inches deep-sculpture is free standing-one of a kind
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1055873
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1350.00
very rare hardwood African table or bench-Angolan Chokwe tribe-pre colonial-highly figural-with carving all over- caryatid legs -top is wood with tack design- sturdy -you could dance on it !--19.5 inches wide-3i.5 inches long-19 inches high -to the top of corner heads 22 inches--pieces normally found in German and Swiss collections with museum exhibitions and scholarship-provenance on request- minor surface nicks-piece was used as furniture by tribe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1055281
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
African hardwood stool-Luba tribe-seat supported by caryatids-two male and two females-figures separated by braided fiber dangling palm nuts-so seat rattles when moved-has geometric patters carved into seat-drying cracks-15.25 high-11.5 diameter-sturdy-wear to surface-provenance on request
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1054363
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Early 20thc Colonial African Yoruba helmet mask-mounted,but easily removed-from special collection provenance furnished on request-mask represents colonial native constabulary-hat is French kepi-well carved with much character-surface wear and shrinkage cracks- left ear has minor damage-figure has tribal scars-helmet was used in dances and shows wear.unmounted 7 inches high-10 inches deep-7 inches wide-mounted 11 inches high -rare sculpture-museum quality-early 20thc
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1052822
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Carved Stone African monkey-stone is multi colored and polished-12 inches high-6 inches deep-marked on bottom-uncertain whether this indicates country of origin or artist-no condition problems-came from African collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1000791
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$485.00
African carved tropical hardwood fetish figure-early 20thc-nails driven into sculpture and bounded with knotted cotton strips-note mask centered in belly of figure-no condition problems.13 inches by 6 inches-striking piece
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #854306
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,600.00
Scarce West African carved hardwood colonial horseman--symbol of European colonialism in Africa--a white man in pith helmet, mounted on a horse and with a gun-doubt these are made now.--this one is ca 1900-good size-22 inches high-17 inches wide-5 inches deep-no condition problems-wear is normal for the period-no repairs-piece is complete -surface dirt-fascinating piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #788847
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2780.00
Rare large pair of African carved tropical hardwood dance masks-surface untouched-some purple blue polychrome--probably male and female-note difference of five pips on one and six on the other each 46 inches high-20 inches wide and 5 inches deep-from private collector-Nigerian tribe, but misplaced tribe name-46 inches high-20 inches wide and 5 inches deep-about 75 years old-minor wear-no condition problems-stable, heavy and dramatic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #613360
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
This carved African sculpture is from the Congo-Sogye tribe-it was collected by French Colonialist before WWII and is an estate piece--animal horn, probably goat, embedded in skull of sculpture-piece shows wear on noise where it was ritually rubbed-no condition problems-21 inches high--nice authentic item