L'Enfant Gallery - Fine Art Paintings, Asian Art, Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1436540 (stock #069)
L'Enfant Gallery
$600.00
Geisha Standing in Stream, Japanese Woodblock Print, late 19th Century, 18.5" x 13.75
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1437118 (stock #819)
L'Enfant Gallery
$4,500.00
Japanese Silk Embroidery Seascape, Unsigned, 16 x 17"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1437196 (stock #845)
L'Enfant Gallery
$5,500.00
Toulouse LAUTREC poster of Jane Avril, lithograph 32x25”
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1950 item #1433357 (stock #1183)
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Chinese cloisonné duck on its original wooden perch detachable with perch and brass feet, condition is superb bird stands about 10 1/2 inches tall by 4 inches deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1950 item #1433383 (stock #1184)
L'Enfant Gallery
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A fine Chinese Cloisonné Duck with brass feet approximately 15 inches high and 17 inches in length
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445685 (stock #1379)
L'Enfant Gallery
$4,375.00
From our African Collection: A Maasai Woman Wooden Bust, 9" at base & 22" h. The Maasai people originated in South Sudan. Their language, known as Maa, is the southernmost of the Nilotic group, including idioms spoken in Ethiopia and Sudan. They migrated to their current homeland between Southern Kenya and Northern Tanzania during the late 17th and early 18th centuries...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1940 item #1445413 (stock #1732)
L'Enfant Gallery
$3,200.00
From our African Collection: An Yoruba Maternity Cult Figure from Nigeria, circa 1940. Base 12 x 12", 24" high. he Yoruba people (Yoruba: Ìran Yorùbá) are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, mainly the countries of Nigeria, Benin, and Togo. The Yoruba constitute around 30 million people in Africa. The vast majority of the Yoruba population is from Nigeria, where the Yoruba make up 13.9% of the country's population, making them one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #1445344 (stock #1742)
L'Enfant Gallery
$12,500.00
From our African Collection: A Igbo Pipe Smoker Figure from Southeastern Nigeria. Circa 1940. 9" x 30" h. Extremely rare and in great condition.
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 #1445359 (stock #1744)
L'Enfant Gallery
$7,500.00
From our African Collection: Igbo Figure from Nigeria 12" across, 20" h. Funerary Prince's Mask, purchased from Eastern Nigerian Ebo Family Ancestral Collection. The Igbo people are a meta-ethnicity native to the present-day south-central and southeastern Nigeria and also Equatorial Guinea.There has been much speculation about the origins of the Igbo people, as it is unknown how exactly the group came to form.Geographically, the Igbo homeland is divided into two unequal sections by the Niger...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1445292 (stock #1750)
L'Enfant Gallery
$725.00
From our African Collection: A Senufo Fertility Figure from the Ivory Coast. Circa 1960. The Senufo people, also known as Siena, Senefo, Sene, Senoufo, and Syénambélé, are a West African ethnolinguistic group. They consist of diverse subgroups living in a region spanning the northern Ivory Coast, the southeastern Mali and the western Burkina Faso...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445770 (stock #1973)
L'Enfant Gallery
$500.00
From our African Collection: A Mossi Mask from Burkina Faso, 16" h. TYPES OF ART The Mossi make both political art and spiritual art. Figures are used by the ruling class to validate political power, and masks are used by the conquered peoples to control the forces of nature. Each year at the annual celebrations of the royal ancestors, figures of the deceased kings are displayed...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1960 item #1445772 (stock #1974)
L'Enfant Gallery
$9,800.00
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 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 #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 1910 item #1445766 (stock #1978)
L'Enfant Gallery
$9,375.00
From our African Collection: A Nok Terracotta Figure, 18" w, 50" h. The small head is 3 x 4". Nok refers to the culture associated with a one hundred square kilometer area in central Nigeria where thousands of terracotta figures were found. These figures were first encountered in tin mines by Colonel J. Dent Young in 1928 and were classified as Nok by Bernard Fagg in 1943...
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 1960 item #1445762 (stock #1980)
L'Enfant Gallery
$19,000.00
From our African Collection: Large scale tall figure with scarification, Dogon and Songe, Tanzania. Square Base with support 24 x 24", 72" h.