Jack Nelis Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1466240
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€650.00
Very unusual shape: a square divination tray on a round box. The tray with a border of carved animals. Dimensions: 40 x 40 x 14 cm. Ca. mid 20th century. Ex coll. Ursula Voorhuis (1932 - 2021), The Netherlands. The Yoruba typically turn to a babalawo (diviner) when seeking advice or faced with an illness. An agere Ifa is a object that forms part of the divination ensemble. It, along with an iroke Ifa, opon Ifa, palm nuts and a number of other objects, are used to invoke the god Orunmila...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1940 item #1466157
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
Fine and early drum with a zoömorphic handle and geometric patterns. H. 43 cm. Early 20th century. Ex Frans Faber, Amsterdam. Ex Berry de Bruijn, Breda.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1466155
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€175.00
H. 9 cm. Mid 20th century or a bit older. For a similar spoon see the screenshot of the Van Rijn Archive.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1466152
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Female Bateba figure. H. 59 cm. Excellent offering patina. Ex Ursula Voorhuis (1932-2021), The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1466151
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Yoruba stool with a dog (?) , Nigeria. Ex Ursula Voorhuis (1932-2021). Mid 20th century or older. H. 28 cm, diameter 22 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1466150
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Typically created by apprentices as their first carving, omolangidi (meaning 'child of wood') are Yoruba dolls carved as toys for young girls, who carry them on their backs held in place by a baby wrapper. As well as being toys for children, omolangidi are also carved to represent abiku (meaning 'children born to die', children that die shortly after birth). (Imodara) H. 21 cm. Very well used with a great patina. First half of the 20th century. Ex coll. Ursula Voorhuis (1932-2021), The N...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1466149
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
H. 23 cm. Mid 20th century. Provenance: Private collection Amsterdam, ca 1970-1990’s, Private collection Brussels, 1990’s - ca. 2018, Srdjan Sremac, The Hague. Exhibited: Brussels, Belgium: "Nigeria", Galerie Frank Van Craen, 22 April - 8 May 2010 Guy van Rijn archive: ao-0094460-005
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1466147
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€450.00
Bamana Sukun mask First half 20th century. Parts of the ears and a kind of horn on the forehead are missing. Traces of polichromy. Rare mask with great age! Ex Swiss private collection. H. 40 cm Stand included.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1466146
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€275.00
Yoruba bronze bracelet ‘Agogo Owo’ from Ijebu, Nigeria. Decorated with faces and small pendants. Diameter 9 cm. Excavated piece with a stunning verdegris patina. At least 19th century, but could be much older. Ex coll. Ursula Voorhuis (1932-2021), The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1466144
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€475.00
Kola nut bowl ‘Agere Ifa’, Yoruba, Nigeria. The bowl supported by a kneeling maternity. First half 20th century, great age wear, a few chips and remnants of polichromy. H. 18 cm. Ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1466143
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€375.00
Maternity - Yoruba - Nigeria First half of the 20th century. H. 31 cm. Lavishly adorned with glass beads, including some lovely small chevron beads. The coiffure with medicine bottles in it. Ex Rob Temple, Gent, Belgium.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1462905
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
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Depicting Avalokiteshvara. H. 40 cm (excluding the stand). Ca. 12th/13th century. Provenance: a Dutch expat family, collected in Bangkok in the early 90’s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1462904
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Torso of a deity, possibly Uma. Bayon style, 12th/13th century. H. 29 cm. Provenance: a Dutch expat family, collected in Bangkok in the early 90’s.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1461780
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€575.00
Female Ibeji from Imala, Egbado. Carved by Akere, according to the label on the base. H. 25 cm. Great condition, lovely patina, minor chips to the hair. Ex coll. Ursula Voorhuis (1932-2021), The Netherlands.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1461773
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H.22,5 cm. First half 20th century. Excellent age wear and patina. Ex coll. van der Zee, Leerdam, ex coll. Berry de Bruijn, Breda. From € 850 for € 350
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1461767
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Early Yaka figure with an unusual headdress. H. 30 cm. First half 20th century. Ex Srdjan Sremac, The Hague. Special price! From 750 for 375.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1461765
Jack Nelis Asian and Tribal Art
€850.00
Male and female Ibeji from Iseyin City, Oyo State., adorned with a necklace and bracelets made of glass beads and a belt made of cocunut discs. H. 26,5 cm. First half of the 20th century. Provenance: Dutch private collection, Robert van der Heijden, Amsterdam.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1461760
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H. 30 cm. Mid 20th century. Condition: lovely honey-brown patina with some age cracks. Ex. Patrick Durand, Toulon, France. Female representations are important in the Ashanti culture as the female ancestor or Queen-Mother is the center of familial and community life and the center of political life. Figures like this will receive offerings and gifts while on her shrine.