American Folk Art Half Hull Model of a Sailing Ship in a shadowbox frame, with full sails and rigging and blue painted background. Circa 1900.
11.25" x 30" x 3.5"
This sculpture of an African American man is beautifully sculpted, in a style reminiscent of early 20th century artists who were inspired by the stylized forms of African traditional art.
Good size, it measures 10 1/2" high, and the base is 6 3/4" in diameter, and is a heavy wood, possibly maple or walnut.
There is a very dark finish, some of which has been cleaned off, and in areas where it was handled, there is wear to the finish.
In good condition, some loss to the base around the neck are...
Early Carved Wood Architectural Element in oak , depicting a monk in a choir loft. European, 17th-18th Century
Height: 19 in.
Mid Century Black Lacquered Wooden Bowl with Sterling Silver Base by Richard Hudson
Details: Organic Shape Black Lacquered Wooden Bowl with Sterling Silver Base by Richard Hudson on a wooden base.
Bowl: H 6.75 in. x W 11 inch...
Lobi Bateba Phuwe. Wood, height 5 5/8". Excellent condition with a glossy, well handled patina.
Lobi Bateba Phuwe. Wood, height 7 7/8". Excellent condition with a fine, deep brown, glossy well-handled patina. Ex. Dimondstein Tribal Arts, Los Angeles.
Lobi bateba Phuwe. Wood with glossy, well-handled patina, height 5 1/2". Excellent condition. Unusual form. The figure is intact and not cut down, and the bottom extension looks as if this may have been a stopper of some sort.
Lobi Bateba Phuwe. Wood, string and beads, height 7 1/8". Excellent condition with dark, glossy patina. Ex. Dimondstein Tribal Arts, Los Angeles.
Lobi Bateba Phuwe, or ordinary bateba. Bateba means wooden or carved person. Wood with matte to glossy, well handled patina. Height 5". Ex. Dimondstein Tribal Arts, Los Angeles.
Lobi Ti Puo statue. Wood with encrusted, well handled patina, height 10". Very old erosion, legs are missing. The remaining fragment is in excellent condition.
Single object of driftwood arranged with wooden stand, decorated with 'kamoji' (traditional Japanese hairpiece made of real hair for woman) just putting on the head. approx...
A small, well handled Mexican or Guatemalan wooden maskette. Excellent condition with a lovely, glossy patina. Height 5". Ex. Dave Deroche, San Francisco.
ANONYMOUS WOOD CARVING SUMO WRESTLER
Very solid wood. Sign of "Showa 62" (1987) and artist's name and address at the bottom. A masterpiece of Japanese folk art piece made by an amateur with such impressive carving skill.
Some cracks as is. approx...
Chamba figure, Nigeria. Wood, height 11 1/2". Overall excellent condition, some minor erosion at the feet. Luminous, glossy variegated patina with extensive signs of handling. Ex. Marc Assayag, Montreal.
Chamba figure, Nigeria. Wood, height 14 1/2". Age crack down the back, otherwise intact and solid. Dry patina with high spot gloss and traces of native pigments.
Kaguru Staff top, Tanzania. Wood, height 16". Excellent condition with fine, well handled chocolate brown patina. This is the top section of a longer staff. Field collected by James Stephenson, James Stephenson African Art, NYC.
Himalayan Middle Hills Guardian figure, Nepal. Wood with thick sacrificial patina, height 18 1/2". Some slight insect damage, otherwise excellent condition.
Himalayan Middle Hills Guardian figure, Nepal. Wood with cloth, sacrificial patina and some erosion. Height 17 1/4".