Lobi "Ti Puo". Lobi culture, Burkina Faso/Cote d'Ivoire. Wood, height 14". Excellent condition, dry patina with traces of handling. Ex. Marc Assayag, Montreal.
Lobi "Bateba Ordinaire", Lobi Culture, Burkina Faso/Cote d'Ivoire. Wood, height 16 1/8". Overall good condition with some surface insect damage to legs. This figure was carved by the "Sculptor of the
Long Necks," identified as "Carver 14" in Katsouros and Herkenhoff "Anonyme Schnitzer der Lobi" ("Anonymous Lobi Carvers), Ethnographica, Germany, 2006.
Lobi couple. Wood, height 13 1/2". Ancient insect damage to the surface in several places, now well patinated with a thick, accumulated sacrificial patina. The iconography of these Lobi couples, joined back to back, comes from a ceremony practiced by the Lobi, Gurunsi, and several neighboring ethnic groups...
Carved wood folk art plaque of a bear catching a salmon. American, late 19th/early 20th century.
Dimensions: 16” x 18”
A fine 8-1/4" tall Canadian Puvirnituq Nunavik (Northern Quebec) native stone sculpture by "Eli" E-91328. Made by Eli Akiru Quissa (1914-84), this carving is dated 1966 and it depicts a hunter with a seal. This item is in very good condition with no chips, cracks, losses, damage or repairs other than some minor surface abrasions and scratches...
DRIFTWOOD LIKE AN ANGEL
Driftwood with such bulging knot as a figure of angel, attached with metal fittings on the backside for display. approx...
Zulu Short club, South Africa. Wood, height 24 1/2". Excellent condition with deep, glossy chocolate patina. Ex. James Stephenson African Art, NYC.
A small female fetish, wood with magical substances to the abdomen, traces of resin on the head which probably at one time held a magical charge, leather skirt and copper leg wrappings. Height 7 5/8". Excellent condition with a dark, glossy patina. Lovely gesture of her hands holding her breasts. Ex. James Stephenson African Art. James Stephenson purchased this piece from a trader in Tanzania who informed him that it was from the Democratic Republic of the Congo...
Igbo mask fragments, Nigeria. Wood and pigments, height 22". Thick accumulated patina of native pigments. The two figures were part of the superstructure of an Igbo mask. Some erosion to the figures themselves. Very heavy accumulation of layers of native pigments.
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor " Brown clay standing Nude"early 1970s figure in a modern style. 1 hole at top for mounting , this piece is unsigned and we have listed an image included in this listing showing the same figure in sterling silver clad that is also unsigned this piece is for reference only size 3.25" by just under 1" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way...
An exquisite original Wood Sculpture depicting a mother with a child in her arms executed by French Canadian Quebecois sculptor Andre-M.Bourgault from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec Canada .
Signed and dated lower right: Andre-M.Bourgault .87.
HEIGHT: 28cm (15 in)
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Himalayan Middle Hills Guardian figure, Nepal. Wood with thick sacrificial patina, height 18 1/2". Some slight insect damage, otherwise excellent condition.
A Lobi Bateba Ordinaire. Wood, height 17 3/4". In excellent condition with a slightly encrusted patina with some glossy high points. Ex, Marc Assayag, Montreal. Comes mounted on a custom base.
A very good bronze figure of a hound by Piere-Jules Mene (1810-1877). The hound stands alert look over his shoulder at the viewer. The rectangular base is well-textured with rocks and branches, typical of Mene's style. The shape of the base suggests that the casting is from Mene's own foundry and dates to the 1840s. The dogs is nicely detailed. The figure is finished in a dark black/brown patina. The front left corner of the base is signed P. J. Mene...
Height: 5.5 cm (2.2 in)
Width: 4.3 cm (1.7 in)
Depth: 0.7 cm (0.3 in)
Weight: 38 g (1.36 oz)
Chinese green jade pendant; well carved dragon to the front face; accompanied by six white jade beads; bordered reverse face; good condition
Width:4.7 cm (1.9 in)
Height: 1.6 cm (0.6 in)
Depth: 2.5 cm (1.0 in)
Weight: 43 g (1.51 oz)
Good Chinese white jade pendant; carved Foo Dog; documentation available; good condition
Sterling Edmund Lanier author and sculptor Bronze figure possibly Japanese General he seems to be carrying a samurai sword , 1960-1970s original hand cast in as made condition . Size h 2" w 1" signed Lanier under back r arm. Lanier was born on December 18, 1927 in New York City . He was trained as an anthropologist and archaeologist, and educated at Harvard, from which he graduated during 1951. He was a lifelong devotee of speculative fiction, as well as a cryptozoology enthusiast...
Sterling Edmund Lanier author and sculptor Bronze General figure either French or German he seems to be wearing an iron cross around his neck , 1960-1970s original hand cast in as made condition . Size h 2" w 1" signed Lanier on the back of the belt. Lanier was born on December 18, 1927 in New York City . He was trained as an anthropologist and archaeologist, and educated at Harvard, from which he graduated during 1951...