All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1391681 (stock #43B)
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1391679 (stock #338C)
Beautiful ancient Kore, or hyena, mask from the Bamana people of Mali. Wood, height 13 3/4". Some wood loss and abrasion, extensive signs of use. Ex. Dave Deroche, San Francisco. This mask was collected prior to 1964. The Kore was a male initiation society, whose rites of passage insured that an adolescent male member of the Bamana was symbolically killed as a child so he could be reborn as a male adult...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1391678 (stock #745)
Dogon Walu mask, Mali. Wood with traces of native pigments, height 14 1/2". Some minor chips, otherwise in excellent condition. From a French collection. Walu dancers are admired by the Dogon for their beauty and the strength of their performance. The face of the Walu mask is usually a rectangular box, which also mirrors specific elements of Dogon architecture. The costume worn with the antelope mask consists of fiber hood, skirts, armbands, and fiber bandoliers crossed over the chest...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1391677 (stock #88A)
Small Chewa mask resembling a Cheetah. Wood with native pigments, length 7". Excellent condition. Ex. Dave Deroche, San Francisco. The Chewa are a Bantu people, and the largest ethnic group in Malawi. Their first kingdom was established somewhere around 1500. They had very early trade contact with the Portuguese. Primarily an agricultural peoples, they are matrilineal and known for their extensive masquerades and numerous secret societies. Mask comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1391676 (stock #17C)
Beautiful Dogon Walu, or antelope, mask. Wood with several layers of native pigments, height 25". Some chips and insect damage, otherwise fine condition. The Walu dancers are admired by the Dogon for their beauty and the strength of their performance. The face of the Walu mask is usually a rectangular box, which also mirrors specific elements of Dogon architecture. The costume worn with the antelope mask consists of fiber hood, skirts, armbands, and fiber bandoliers crossed over the chest...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1391653 (stock #11039)
Antique Grand Tour Bronze Urn with a figural circular lid, tapering body with mythological relief figures of day and night, mask form handles and and a slate and red marble stepped circular base, Late 19th Century.

Unmarked. - 12 1/4 tall (small chips to base).

All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1391361 (stock #346)
Small Yam mask from PNG, probably Sepik River region. Very old example, in excellent condition. Wood, raffia and traces of indigenous pigments. Height 13 3/4". Ex. Marc Assayag, Montreal. Comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1391358 (stock #223)
Small Yoruba charm. Wood, cowries and leather, height 9" with base. Excellent condition, with fine, blackened patina. Ex. Dimondstein Tribal Arts, Los Angeles. Comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1391357 (stock #719)
Keris handle, or Hulu, from Indonesia. Wood, height 4 1/8". Excellent, unrestored condition with an amazing, almost glass-like patina. Ex. Dave Deroche, San Francisco. Comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1391353 (stock #228)
Zulu war axe, South Africa. Wood, copper and iron, height 32 1/2". Excellent, unrestored condition with fine, glossy patina. Ex. James Stephenson African Art, NY. Comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1391352 (stock #337)
Arion Tribal Arts
$2,750.00
Powerful Ijaw mask from Nigeria. Wood with traces of indigenous pigments, height 23". Ex. Dave Deroche. Missing some minor chips, otherwise fine condition and no restorations. The mask was meant to be worn on the top of the head, thus making the face visible to the spirit world above. Comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1391350 (stock #669)
Baule Heddle Pulley, Cote d'Ivoire. ex. Dave Deroche. Wood, height 5 5/8". Excellent, unrestored condition with fine, glossy patina from much handling and good signs of long use. Represents a Bonu Amuin mask. Comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1391349 (stock #729)
Zande figure, wood, height 11". ex. Dave Deroche. Natural split in back, otherwise excellent, unrestored condition. Fine, semi-glossy patina. The Zande (or Azande, plural) live in the region of southwestern South Sudan, northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, and southeastern Central African Republic. The figure probably dates to 1930s-1940s. Comes mounted on a custom base.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Contemporary item #1390600 (stock #W-FIG11)
Ancient East
$380.00
DESCRIPTION: This pair of Native American Hopi hand carved Kachina (or Katsina) dolls includes “Antelope Kachina” with turquoise shirt and black antlers, signed Raphael Jose Jr. 2004, and “Mr. and Mrs. Kokopelli” signed D MASA, Hopi. The Kokopelli Kachina cleverly comes in two parts, which when separated show the couple as nude figures...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1900 item #1390116 (stock #834)
Standing Fudo-Myo (Skt. Acalanatha) with characteristic attributes of sword and rope held in the right and left hands, respectively, sculpted in relief against a flame-motif mandorla from sandstone. Early-Meiji Era ca. 1875. Excellent condition, with only extremely minor old loss...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389688
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$695.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "Brown Torso " early 1970s figure sculpted in brown clay in a modern style. 1 hole at base for mounting , this piece is signed N4 wonderful figure size almost 2.5" by 1.25" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perforated surfaces and intriguing forms...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389687
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$895.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor " Flat Bird" N4 Alexander Nay brown terracotta carved figure of a bird,mid 1970s incised brown clay with a hole at back for mounting to a base, base not included. The artist initialed this piece" N 4 "in his usual incised way. Size 4.25" by 1.75" high . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389686
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$450.00
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...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1970 item #1389685
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$695.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor " Small Silver standing Nude"early 1970s figure cast sterling silver clad female figure in an 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 brown clay 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. Developing several individua...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389684
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$695.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "Brown clay standing Nude" early 1970s figure sculpted in brown clay in an modern style. 1 hole at base for mounting , this piece is signed n3 we have listed an image included in this listing showing the same figure in cast silver clad that is unsigned for reference only size 3.75" by 1.25" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most f...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1980 item #1389683
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$895.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "Silver standing Nude" early 1970s figure cast sterling silver clad female figure in an modern style. 1 hole at base for mounting , this piece is unsigned but we have listed and an image included in this listing showing the same figure in brown clay that is signed N3 size 3.75" by 1.25" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famo...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389682
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$550.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor " Medium Bird" N4 Alexander Nay brown terracotta carved figure of a bird,mid 1970s incised brown clay with a hole at back for mounting to a base, base not included. The artist initialed this piece" N 4 "in his usual incised way. Size l a bit over 3.5" by 1.5" high there is a slight chip to one edge of its beak as seen in pictures. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several i...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1980 item #1389659
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$795.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "sterling silver Bee Pendant" sterling silver clad? cast pendant or object with 2 top holes for wearing or mounting , This was most likely made as a pendant signed N3 size nearly 3.75" by 2.25" incised bee on a leaf this was also sculpted in brown clay listed in a separate lot image included for reference only. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces . Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his uniq...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389658
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$595.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "Brown Bee Pendant" red brown clay sculpted pendant or object with 2 top holes for wearing or mounting , This was most likely made as a pendant signed N3 size nearly 3.75" by 2.25" incised bee on a leaf this was also cast in sterling silver listed in a separate lot picture included for reference only. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces . Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work i...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389657
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$795.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor "White Horn Pendant" white clay sculpted pendant or object with a row of holes for wearing or mounting , This was most likely made as a pendant unsigned size nearly 4.25" by 75" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces . Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perforated surfaces and intriguing forms. Notable collections of Ney’s sculpture...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389655
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$895.00
Alexander Ney Russian American sculptor " Large White Pendant" white clay sculpted pendant or object for wearing or mounting , This was most likely made as a pendant unsigned size nearly 3.25" by 2.25" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces . Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perforated surfaces and intriguing forms. Notable collections of Ney’s sculptures, paintings a...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389653
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$795.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "White Pendant" white clay sculpted bead object with a top hole for wearing or mounting , This was most likely made as a pendant unsigned size nearly 1.75" by 1.75" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces . Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perforated surfaces and intriguing forms. Notable collections of Ney’s sculptur...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1980 item #1389651
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$895.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "Silver Mask" sterling silver clad mask in an African style 2 holes at sides for wearing or mounting , This was most likely made as a pendant signed N2 size 2.5" by 1.75" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perforated surfaces and intriguing forms....
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389649
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$695.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "Brown Mask" brown clay mask in an African style 4 holes at sides for wearing or mounting , This was most likely made as a pendant signed N2 size 2.5" by 1.5" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perforated surfaces and intriguing forms. Notable co...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Metal : Pre 1980 item #1389648
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$995.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "Silver Object " mid 1970s sterling silver clad ?unsigned. this is the original to a cast silver piece that is identical also unsigned we have included images of the clay piece as well as the silver piece for reference this listing is for the silver piece only , base not included. Size l nearly 3.5" by 2.25" high. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed except for a few pieces like this one. Developing ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389647
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$895.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "object in white" mid 1970s incised white clay with a sterling silver insert plaque unsigned. this is the original to a cast silver piece that is identical also unsigned we have included images of the clay piece as well as the silver piece for reference this listing is for the white clay piece only , base not included. Size l nearly 3.5" by 2.25" high. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed except fo...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389644
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$795.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor " Man in a Suit ". Unique piece sculpted in brown clay of a standing man in a suit with a tie c 1970s. The figure has some black clay in the recessed areas from being used as a model to make multiples. Signed N1 in his usual incised way. Size h 5" by 1.5" . This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389598
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$750.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor" Animal Bead" this seems to be intended to be strung since the hole in the mouth goes all the way through, with the others in the collection in silver this seems like it was a attempt to make jewelry art. The artist initialed this piece "N 1" in his usual incised way. Size l nearly 2.75"" by 1.25" high. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in m...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389597
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$795.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "Russian Egg" clay with a hole under side for mounting to a base, base not included. The artist initialed this piece "N 3" in his usual incised way. Size l nearly 2.75"" by 1.75" high. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perforated surfaces and intri...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389593
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$995.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "Running Tiger" mid 1970s incised brown clay with a holes under side for mounting to a base, base not included. The artist initialed this piece "N 5" in his usual incised way. Size l nearly 5" by 2.5" high. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way. Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta sculpture, involving heavily perfora...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1980 item #1389592
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$795.00
Alexander Ney Russian American contemporary sculptor "Nude Woman", mid 1970s incised brown clay with a hole under her bottom for mounting to a base, base not included. The artist initialed this piece" N 1 "in his usual incised way. Size l 4.2" by .75" deep there is a hole on top of her head. This is from a very rare group of early miniature pieces most all were initialed in this way . Developing several individualistic styles in modern art, he is most famous for his unique work in terra cotta...