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a brong,abron doll,ghana

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1950   item# 1226348

a brong,abron doll,ghana
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


600€ 

a sweet abron doll with nice expression,beautiful scarifications at the back ,from an English collection


a rare north cameroon bone doll

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1960   item# 1163166

a rare north cameroon bone doll
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


550€ 

a rare north cameroon doll (kirdi?)made of bone leather ,body made of a ball of cotton thread ,beads amulets with leather and bones , metal bellon a chain,legs circled with blue glass beads sawn on leather . a nice curious doll


bango shield ,congo,before 1920

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 880589 (stock# 17)

bango shield ,congo,before 1920
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


500€ 

this shield is either bango,hanga,bati,binja mbundja following ML felix in his weapon book "beauté fatale"1993p 182 ill 295 he dates these shields before 1920 they are made of wood(see the nice handle,)rattan and wowen fiber their fragile material and the adge makes them difficult to find in perfect condition here most of the wowen binding around is missing but it does not affect the beautiful wavy shape of the shield could be carefully restored(the one in felix book is surround by ...click for details


a bamana lock

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1920   item# 1156497

a bamana lock
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


500€ 

This door lock represents a protective spirit of the family (guardian spirit), probably a lizard or a crocodile (called bama). The vertical part forms the body of the animal. It symbolizes the protective spirit of the family (the guardian spirit) which protects from robbers. The crocodile is also the totemic animal of the kore secret society, the guardian of faro's waters, and symbolizes fertility, wealth and good fortune. This mythical crocodile was the first to stow away the ark of creatio ...click for details


a lime crusher handle ,bone,indonesia

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Pre 1930   item# 1226340

a lime crusher handle ,bone,indonesia
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


450€ 

a beautiful lime crusher handle ,indonesia, representing an bird surrounded by a snake bone nice shiny patina


an ivory kriss handle ,java

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Southeast Asian: Pre 1930   item# 1226330

an ivory kriss handle ,java
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


450€ 

a very fine indonesian ivory kris handle figuring a demon finely chiselled (notice the very fine hair,nice honey patina


a bamana lock

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940   item# 1156480

a bamana lock
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


450€ 

This door lock represents a male character.Many locks represent the bonnetworn by the priest of the society of the komo during the ceremony of the "bambada" or "crocodile mouth" This animal which belongs to the mythology of the Bambara is closely associated with the initiation of the komo society and its powers against witchcraft and the evil spirit. The face and the hat ,the traditional bambada, are represented in a very abstract way: triangular, slightly concave face, i ...click for details


a bamana lock

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940   item# 1156474

a bamana lock
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


450€ 

This door lock represents a male character. Many locksrepresent the bonnet worn by the priest of the society of the komo during the ceremony of the "bambada" or "crocodile mouth" This animal which belongs to the mythology of the Bambara is closely associated with the initiation of the komo society and its powers against witchcraft and the these evilspirits Its triangular, slightly concave face, represents the nose in its central part. The whole upper part also symb ...click for details


a bamana lock

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940   item# 1156549

a bamana lock
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


450€ 

this lock presents a figure with two horns :the horns of part and of a human head that can represent either the wings of butterfly, mythical animal that God has transformed into one of the lighter and futile creatures as punishment for his contention, either two jaws of crocodile, or tentacles of snail, harmless animal associated with the society of initiation of the kore who teaches men that they will suffer many reincarnations # the kore insiders are the object of symbolic dead, which as the t ...click for details


a bamana lock

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940   item# 1156550

a bamana lock
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


450€ 

This door lock depicts a female figure with long-eared forms symbolizing the protective spirit komo who hears every sound.generally the horns of part and of a human head can represent either the wings of butterfly, mythical animal that God has transformed into one of the lighter and futile creatures as punishment for his contention, either two jaws of crocodile, or tentacles of snail, harmless animal associated with the society of initiation of the kore who teaches men that they will suffer man ...click for details

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