Modern 2.0
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1289286 (stock #pmpc7)
Modern 2.0
$5,000.00
Offered is a Post-World War II Nimba dance mask from the Baga Tribe located in Northwestern Mali (Guinea) in Africa. The mask which rests on the shoulders of the dancer who is disguised by raffia has large pendulous breasts, a pronounced head and nose and stylized hair. In addition to being worn as a mask at celebrations of births and marriage, the mask has four legs allowing it to stand on its own when not in use...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1289282 (stock #pmpc8)
Modern 2.0
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Offered is a 20th century post WWII (possibly earlier) Bamara ChiWara head dress from the Bambana people of Mali in West Africa. Although it appears such as a statue, when it is used ceremonially an inverted basket is tied to the top of the head and the head dress is attached to the basket. Made of wood and metal, the piece measures 48" (W) x 20" (H) x 8" (D) and in fair vintage condition with several repairs noted. The piece was purchased from a dealer in Taos, New Mexico in the early 1990’s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1159667 (stock #pmpc0003)
Modern 2.0
$1,400.00
Offered is a 20th century post WWII (possibly earlier) Nail Fetish power figure from the Congo, (Formerly known as Zaire) in Africa. Made of wood and metal, the figure is 21" (H) x 12" (W) x 8" (D) and in good vintage condition with one repair to the spear noted. The piece was purchased from a dealer in Taos, New Mexico in the early 1990’s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1159663 (stock #000640)
Modern 2.0
$2,000.00
Offered is a Post-World War II ritual mask from the Bobo people of Mali in West Africa. Made of wood, the hand-held mask has a rooster-like face with an exaggerated headdress and black, red and white polychrome decoration. The piece is 32" (H); 40" with stand and is in good vintage condition showing appropriate signs of age and use and multiple repairs. It was part of the Laurence Rathsack Collection of Tribal Art and sold to benefit Rockford College.