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a pende ikhoko amulet

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940   item# 1048489

a pende ikhoko amulet
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galerie Cecile Kerner
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a pende bone ikhoko:these are replicas of the mbuya masks worn for healing purpose and protection provenance:doctor felix lauwers who bought it to vandewalle in 1963 who is who in african art says : Vandewalle, Jean Batiste Constant & Agnes [1894 - 27 July 1986] Coll. Antwerp-Belgium. Colonial administrator in Belgian Congo from 1922-1937, he was four years mayor of Elisabethville and later he became administrateur principal of Katanga. Donated many objects to the MRAC in Tervuren, ...click for details


a bamana lock

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940   item# 1151058

a bamana lock
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galerie Cecile Kerner
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This door lock depicts a figure. The face is surrounded with two ears. These are symbolizing the guardian spirit komo, who hears every sound, . . The body is incised with various geometrical patterns symbolizing the fertility. The goitre figuration symbolizes the word. Wooden door locks were used on the doors of dwellings, cookhouses, sanctuaries, and on granary shutters. Each lock is given a name in accordance with its message, person, myth, or any anecdote referred to. Door locks were a priz ...click for details


a bamana lock

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1940   item# 1156469

a bamana lock
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


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.This door lock represents a female figure, face topped by long ears. They symbolize the engineering protector komo, the supernatural powers to hear the slightest noise. The powers of the komo are supposed to protect the witchcraft and the malicious spirits. This lock was fixed on the door of the room reserved for men (ty so) enclosure. The vertical part forms the body of the character, the legs are carved below the chest. The bolt is symbolically the arms nice age patina . from a french col ...click for details


a papua new guinea headdress

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Oceanic: Pre 1970   item# 1232877

a papua new guinea headdress
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


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a wonderful papua new guinea headdress ,from Highlands, made of human hair,paradise bird feathers,parrot feathers(ara) half kina shell in front and bands of nassa shells ,


flyssa ,algeria

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Weapons: Pre 1930   item# 978069 (stock# 156)

flyssa ,algeria
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


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a beautiful flyssa ,nice incised blade ,nice patinated handle 70cm


a wonderful songye mortar

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: African: Pre 1930   item# 1163186

a wonderful songye mortar
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


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a songye tobacco mortar ,collected probably in 1930.has not been very used but has the typical dry patina of its age beautiful composition between legs and arms holding the head .11cm ex colonial coll ex patric HP Claes


a magnificent sioux lakota headress,

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Americas: American Indian: Pre 1970   item# 1165740

a magnificent  sioux  lakota headress,
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


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sioux lakota or cheyenne war bonnet from the sixties(reserve period) Leather cap surrounded by golden eagle feathers used by elements of cotton cavalry (U.S. Cavalery blanket). This type of fabric was used to make clothing of Sioux chief Red Cloud Oglala, as can be seen in several period photographs, including Buffalo Bill during the "Wild West Show", 1885. Underlying each pen, small white fluff, and the tip of horsehair the front supports beading up of multicolored glass beads sewn ...click for details


a khazakh silver ring

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Jewelry: Pre 1940   item# 954599 (stock# 130)

a khazakh silver ring
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galerie Cecile Kerner
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the smallest of the group but very fine granulation work . kazakh always use granulationwork in their jewelry with simple matreial like glass and silver .This gives a wonderfull estheathix result .beware of fakes or late examples with enamel and stones already made in the seventies


a kazakh silver ring

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Jewelry: Pre 1940   item# 954595 (stock# 128)

a kazakh silver ring
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


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a kazakh silver ring ;the kazakh always used the granulation technique with simple material like silver or glass . in this case they used also ribbons of silver passed through an instrument with stamped motives .the result is a wonderfully rich esthetic .beware of the fakes(with stone) or late examples with enamel these genuine rings were already difficult to find in the seventies


a big kazakh silver ring

Catalogue: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Central Asian: Jewelry: Pre 1940   item# 954591 (stock# 127)

a big  kazakh silver ring
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galerie Cecile Kerner
32475830042


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a big kazakh silver ring the kazakhs always use granulation technique with very simple material like silver or glass the result is a beautiful esthetic result this big ring might have been made with a tie element beware of the fakes or late rings with enamel or stones (already made in the seventies

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