Arion Tribal Arts
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1400545 (stock #L34)
Arion Tribal Arts
$125.00
Lobi Bateba Phuwe. Wood, height 5 5/8". Excellent condition with a glossy, well handled patina.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1400544 (stock #L31)
Arion Tribal Arts
$225.00
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1400543 (stock #L42)
Arion Tribal Arts
$150.00
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1400542 (stock #L27)
Arion Tribal Arts
$160.00
Lobi Bateba Phuwe. Wood, string and beads, height 7 1/8". Excellent condition with dark, glossy patina. Ex. Dimondstein Tribal Arts, Los Angeles.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1400541 (stock #L39)
Arion Tribal Arts
$110.00
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1950 item #1400539 (stock #L37)
Arion Tribal Arts
$225.00
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1399566 (stock #G45)
Arion Tribal Arts
$325.00
A small, well handled Mexican or Guatemalan wooden maskette. Excellent condition with a lovely, glossy patina. Height 5". Ex. Dave Deroche, San Francisco.
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Sculptural : Pre 1930 item #1399565 (stock #H47)
Arion Tribal Arts
$225.00
Lovely Kina shell bridal currency from the New Guinea Highlands. Kina shell, woven raffia, cowrie shells and bone beads. Dimensions are 7" wide by 5 1/4" high. Some damage to the raffia neckband (note that it has been reattached with string). The Kina shell is totally intact. Ex. John and Marcia Friede, Rye, NY. Ex. Marc Assayag, Montreal.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1399117 (stock #S64)
Arion Tribal Arts
SOLD
Mumuye figure, Nigeria. Wood, height 22". Excellent condition, very minor insect damage to back of coiffure. Lovely, well handled and darkened patina. Some carved scarification to the chest and detailed carving in the hair. Ex. Lempertz Auction House, Brussels. Ex. Dimondstein Tribal Arts, Los Angeles.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1399115 (stock #F63)
Arion Tribal Arts
SOLD
Montol figure, Nigeria. Wood, height 19 3/4". Excellent condition, glossy, darkened patina. Slight restoration to one hand. Figures such as this, which lack the usual accumulated patina seen on the men's Komtin, or healing, society figures, were most often hung in the yam houses as guardians.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1930 item #1399113 (stock #CH31)
Arion Tribal Arts
On Hold
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1940 item #1399112 (stock #CH12)
Arion Tribal Arts
$750.00
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1950 item #1398990 (stock #C23)
Arion Tribal Arts
$425.00
Fon fetish, Benin/Togo. Wood, metal, cowrie shell, cord, organic materials with sacrificial patina. Excellent condition, height 7 3/8". Ex. Jasmine Albiston/Owen Hargreaves, London.
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1960 item #1398989 (stock #J25)
Arion Tribal Arts
$350.00
Fon fetish, Benin/Togo. Wood, cord, organic materials and metal with sacrificial patina. Height 7". Excellent condition. Ex. Jasmine Albiston/Owen Hargreaves.
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1960 item #1398988 (stock #J45)
Arion Tribal Arts
$325.00
Ewe fetish, Ghana/Togo. Wood, twine, cloth, sacrificial patina, height 6 1/4". Excellent condition. Ex. Jasmine Albiston/Owen Hargreaves, London.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1398987 (stock #S73)
Arion Tribal Arts
$350.00
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.
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Sculptural : Pre 1940 item #1398986 (stock #G646)
Arion Tribal Arts
SOLD
Beautiful, flat-coiled Abelam yam mask. Wood, reed and pigments, height 19". Excellent condition with great, darkened patina and many layers of accumulate native pigments. Field collected by Michael Hamson.
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Sculptural : Pre 1950 item #1398985 (stock #F94)
Arion Tribal Arts
$325.00
Fon personal fetish, Benin. Wood, sacrificial patina, metal, cord, corn cobs, cowrie shell,padlocks and various organic materials, height 7". Overall excellent condition. Ex. Jasmine Albiston/Owen Hargreaves, London.