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What are carved wood figures in African art?

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What are carved wood figures in African art?
Carved African wood figurines were typically spiritual in nature and were primarily in human form. The wood figurines were carved using ebony, teak, mahogany and iron wood. On 1stDibs, find a collection of authentic African wood figurines from some of the world’s top sellers.
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Bamana Mask on a Custom Wooden Stand
Located in Long Island City, NY
Bamana Mask on a custom ebony wood stand.
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20th Century Malian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Carved Natural Wood Sculpture Organic Shape Decorative Object on Stand
Located in Brescia, IT
African carved natural wood organic shape decorative object. This contemporary object is made in natural wood and fixed on a black lacquered stand. It is like an abstract sculpture. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary African Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

Fine Kuba Cup with Incised Textile Designs, early 20th century Central Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Fine Kuba wood cup with incised textile designs, early 20th century, from Central Africa. The woven cris cross designs that are typical of the Kuba currency cloths is used here to de...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Lelapa Hand Carved and Cast Solid Brass Decorative TOTEM Sculpture Set
By Egg Designs
Located in Bothas Hill, KZN
All our TOTEM sculptures are hand carved in Southern Africa from sustainable alien timber by a group of Zimbabwean artists who set their own prices, thus making them fair trade. We t...
Category

2010s African Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Brass, Steel

Whimsical Set of 6 Hand Carved African Mix Woods Animals Napkin Ring Holders
Located in San Diego, CA
Whimsical Set of 6 Hand Carved African Mix Woods Animals Napkin Ring Holders , circa 1970's walnut , maple etc mahogany.
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20th Century Kenyan Bohemian Animal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Magical Barbara Antelope Mask Mirrors Seeds Cowries Mali, Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early carved wood antelope mask, with many horns, applied glass mirrors, cowries and seeds. Old native repair to one horn. It is in good condition wear and erosion from tradition...
Category

Mid-20th Century Malian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

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