L'Enfant Gallery - Fine Art Paintings, Asian Art, Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Enamelware : Pre 1900 item #1447881 (stock #3003)
L'Enfant Gallery
$375.00
Bird and Flowers Copeland and Spade Plate with hand enameling and painting from 1881, 9 X 9"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1970 item #1447879 (stock #3001)
L'Enfant Gallery
$1,800.00
A pair of 20th century Baccarat Glass Candlesticks from the 20th century with a swirl design. $1,800 for the pair.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Pre 1930 item #1447886 (stock #3007)
L'Enfant Gallery
$2,800.00
8 sets of Baccarat crystal and gold leaf dinnerware, 24 pieces total including Sherbert bowls and finger cleaning bowls with trays. Priced for all 24 pieces.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1940 item #1445357 (stock #1743)
L'Enfant Gallery
$2,400.00
From our African Art Collection: An Akan figuring holding an Ashanti Stool, the figure has distinguishable tribal markings on its cheeks. "The Akan (/ˈækæn/) are a meta-ethnicity living in the countries of present-day Ghana and Ivory Coast...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1445777 (stock #1975)
L'Enfant Gallery
$500.00
From our African Collection: An Ashanti Stool from Ghana, The Golden Stool is a sacred symbol of the Ashanti nation believed to possess the sunsum (soul) of the Ashanti people. According to legend, the Golden Stool -- sika 'dwa in the Akan language of the Ashanti -- descended from heaven in a cloud of white dust and landed in the lap of the first Ashanti king, Osei Tutu, in the late 1600s...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445772 (stock #1974)
L'Enfant Gallery
$12,500.00
From our African Collection: A Baga Figure. 18" w, 48" h. TYPES OF ART Wooden figures, often worn or carried in the form of masks, are used by the initiation societies to educate initiates about the role of the spirits whom they represent. Large wooden serpent figures appear at initiations, and carved anthropomorphic figures are placed on shrines. The ancestors are represented in figures that embody both human and animal characteristics...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445757 (stock #1981)
L'Enfant Gallery
$1,875.00
From our African Collection: 2 Baga Snakes, both are 72" h. The serpent Baga (Baga Snake), Kalimbe, or Bansonyi, refers to a protective spirit manifested in the form of a snake that presides over male initiation ceremonies among the Baga culture in Guinea, West Africa. Typically, during the days preceding the initiation ceremonies, two carved Bansonyies appear in the village and are decorated with streamers and colorful banners...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445760 (stock #1984)
L'Enfant Gallery
$1,250.00
From our African Collection: A Bamana Tribe Chief's Chair from Mali with a Crocodile Motif. 22" w x 52" h. TYPES OF ART The artistic tradition of the Bamana is rich, filled with pottery, sculptures, beautiful bogolanfini cloth, and wrought iron figures fashioned by blacksmiths...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445768 (stock #1977)
L'Enfant Gallery
$1,250.00
From our African Collection: A Large Baule Mask with Horns, circa 1960. 22" Diameter, horns are 18" h. From the Ivory Coast. TYPES OF ART The Baule create art in several media, including wooden sculpture, gold and brass casting similar to their Asante ancestors, and mask and figure carving, which have been greatly influenced by their Senufo and Guro neighbors. HISTORY The Baule belong to the Akan peoples who inhabit Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1940 item #1445724 (stock #1990)
L'Enfant Gallery
$22,500.00
From our African Collection: a Beaded Yoruba Fertility Figure, 12" across base, 40" h. From the 1940s. Yoruba figurative sculptures for shrines dedicated to various deities often depict female devotees accompanied by children and holding bowls for kola nuts or other offerings. The Lid can be taken off to hold spices, herbs, food, nuts and other offerings to the fertility gods.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445682 (stock #1998)
L'Enfant Gallery
$875.00
From our African Collection: An African Benin Bust made in Bronze from the 1960's. 4" at base, 12" h. The kingship of Benin is closely related to Ife. The first king, or Oba, of Benin is traditionally supposed to be a descendant of Oduduwa, the founder of Ife. The most distinctive examples of Benin craftsmanship are the bronze plaques, which adorned the palace walls. As in the artwork of Ife, the craftsmen of Benin produced bronze and copper heads celebrating the power of the Oba...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1940 item #1445729 (stock #1987)
L'Enfant Gallery
$8,750.00
From our African Collection: A Burkino Faso Flying Wing Shield, circa 1940. 24 x 72" Many of the ancient artistic traditions for which Africa is so well known have been preserved in Burkina Faso because so many people continue to honor the ancestral spirits, and the spirits of nature. In great part they honor the spirits through the use of masks and carved figures. The history of Burkina Faso is dominated by its largest ethnic group, the Mossi peoples...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445713 (stock #1995)
L'Enfant Gallery
$875.00
From our African Collection: A Dogon Granary Door from the 1960s. 18 x 24" h. The Dogon are among African cultures that have remained closest to their ancestral traditions.One such tradition is building granaries and houses for grain storage. Doors of these granaries are often adorned with impressive carvings of animals or people which serve as invocations of deities or spirits, or as symbols of status...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445762 (stock #1980)
L'Enfant Gallery
$25,000.00
From our African Collection: Large scale tall figure with scarification, Dogon and Songe, Tanzania. Square Base with support 24 x 24", 72" h.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1445764 (stock #1979)
L'Enfant Gallery
$1,250.00
From our African Collection: An old miniature figure from Dogon Peoples, Tellem. 1" w, 5" h. TYPES OF ART The Dogon are best known for their extensive carving of masks and wooden figurative art...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1445728 (stock #1986)
L'Enfant Gallery
$1,250.00
From our African Collection: a Hand Carved container from the Easter Democratic Republic of the Congo, hand wrought. 8" x 15", 9" h. Congo’s many ethnic groups and regions have developed a mosaic of traditional arts, including painting, sculpture, music, and dance. There has been a tendency to classify sculpture and carving according to the styles of the areas from which they originate
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1930 item #1445681 (stock #1997)
L'Enfant Gallery
$2,500.00
From our Collection: Nigerian Bust from the Kingdo of Ife from the 20th century. 4" w, 19" h. Ife is an ancient Yoruba city in south-western Nigeria. The city is located in present-day Osun State. Ife is about 218 kilometers northeast of Lagos with a population of 509,813...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445717 (stock #1996)
L'Enfant Gallery
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From our African Collection: Colon figures from the Ivory Coast made in the craft of the Baule people. $2,500 for the pair...