A finely carved miniature Songye Kifwebe mask from central Africa/congo region.
Deeply carved with irregular holes and original raffia beard.Great color and shape.
wood mask is 7 1/2 inches H 4 1/4 inches W.
A large and expressionistic bronze pipe bowl from the Bamum tribe of Cameroon ,west Africa.
Cast as an elephant head with 3 human figures
hanging off the outside.Thick,resinous,uncleaned patina.Well used.
6 1/2 inches H 5 1/2 inches W.
A very old and interesting wood ceremonial mask of a wrathful deity.One of the finest masks from Nepal I have ever seen.Deep brown/black patina.
19th C. or earlier
9 1/4 inches H. 6 1/2 inches W.
A cast bronze miniature shrine consisting of a multitude of Hindu gods and goddess arranged in a courtyard.Hard to find if not rare.Very well cast.
Slight damage,one missing head.
18th C. or earlier
3 1/4 inches W. 2 1/2 inches H.
A very finely cast bronze figure of an esoteric Buddha with what appears to be a ghanta and a stupa emerging out of lotus stalks on each shoulder.Lovely deep brown patina with some dark green/black encrustation.
7 1/2 inches H. 5 inches W.