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Set of 3 Hand Carved African Colonial Statues
Located in San Diego, CA
Set of 3 hand carved and painted African colonial statues from the Ivory Coast, circa 1940s. Colonial statues are wooden figurative sculptures which originated during the colonial...
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Mid-20th Century Ivorian Primitive Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • Set of 3 Hand Carved African Colonial Statues
  • Set of 3 Hand Carved African Colonial Statues
  • Set of 3 Hand Carved African Colonial Statues
  • Set of 3 Hand Carved African Colonial Statues
H 13 in. W 2.75 in. D 2.25 in.
African Wood Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An African carved wood sculpture from Guinea, Africa.
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Antique 1880s Guinean Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

  • African Wood Sculpture
  • African Wood Sculpture
  • African Wood Sculpture
  • African Wood Sculpture
H 56 in. W 11.5 in. D 12 in.
1970s African Wood Sculpture Box of Hen and Chick
Located in San Diego, CA
Incredibly beautiful sculptural box made of wood in the form of a hen and chick. This piece has a dual form but the sculptural quality transcends making it an art form. The piece is ...
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Vintage 1970s Liberian French Provincial More Folk Art

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Wood

Large Mid Century African Decorative Wood Figure from Gambia, Made in 1970s
Located in Odense, DK
Nice hand carved African wood sculpture / figure. Made in Gambia, 1970s. Bought from a collector of African art. Great patina and overall good vintage condition. This figure fits ...
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Vintage 1970s Gambian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Midcentury African Hand Carved Wood Sculpture of Maria with Child
By Par Makengo
Located in Antwerp, BE
Midcentury African wood sculpture wonderfully hand carved depiction of the Virgin Mary with Child, with great detailing and beautiful face signed by Par Makengo-B. Congo, 1930s-1950...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Hollywood Regency Religious Items

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Wood

Large Ebony Wood African Sculpture
Located in Brea, CA
Large ebony wood African sculpture.
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Mid-20th Century African Arts and Crafts Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

  • Large Ebony Wood African Sculpture
  • Large Ebony Wood African Sculpture
  • Large Ebony Wood African Sculpture
  • Large Ebony Wood African Sculpture
H 23 in. W 5 in. D 5 in.
Large Wood African Sculpture
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Great African Ebony Sculpture<br /> Totem pole of figures
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20th Century African Sculptures

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Wood

  • Large Wood African Sculpture
  • Large Wood African Sculpture
  • Large Wood African Sculpture
  • Large Wood African Sculpture
H 33 in. W 7 in. D 4 in.
Early 20th Century African Wood Figurative Sculpture
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
African wood figurative sculpture. By unknown artist from Africa, early 20th century. In original condition, with minor wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful p...
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Early 20th Century African Other Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Large 18'' Ebony Wood African Families Tree Sculpture
Located in Brea, CA
Large ebony wood African families tree sculpture. Measure: 18".
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20th Century African Arts and Crafts Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

North African 1970's Bronze Abstract Sculpture on Wood Base
Located in Firenze, IT
Bronze abstract sculpture on wood base, perfect condition and vintage patina, North Africa 1970's circa.
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Vintage 1970s North African Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

Large 50 Years Old Senufo Sculpture Very Decorative
By african people
Located in Madrid, ES
Large 50 years old Senufo sculpture. Very decorative. Nice patina. Measure: High: 130 cm Good condition.
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20th Century Ivorian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

1960s Carved Wood African Teak Female Nude Sculpture
Located in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
1960s hand-carved female nude sculpture in African teak. Measures: H 44cm x W 16cm x D 9cm.
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Mid-20th Century African Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Teak

Bembe Style African Sculpture
Located in Stockholm, SE
The sculpture is depicting a woman with a painted face. The Bembe people lives mostly in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Tanzania. Provenance: Private colle...
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20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • Bembe Style African Sculpture
  • Bembe Style African Sculpture
  • Bembe Style African Sculpture
  • Bembe Style African Sculpture
H 22.45 in. W 6.7 in. D 4.73 in.
African Vintage Wood Carving
Located in Dallas, TX
African vintage wood carving.    
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Antique Early 18th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • African Vintage Wood Carving
  • African Vintage Wood Carving
  • African Vintage Wood Carving
  • African Vintage Wood Carving
H 42 in. W 11 in. D 8 in.
Chester Williams, Black Artist, Abstract Bronze, Wood African American Sculpture
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Chester L. Williams Label on bottom, signed. Title: Promethium Medium: Bronze, Aluminum and wood. Approx. dimensions: 12 X 11 X 4 inches. Chester Lee Williams (1944-1919) was born...
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20th Century Abstract Abstract Sculptures

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Metal, Bronze

Philippe Cognee Carved Painting Expressionist Wood Relief Sculpture African Art
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Roughly hewn and painted, carved wooden sculpture. Hand signed and dated. Provenance Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, (accompanied with copy of original invoice dated 1986.)...
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1980s Neo-Expressionist Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Oil

19th Century Each Senufo Village Held a Massive Wood Carved Bed, Called Gbag
By african people
Located in Madrid, ES
19th century each Senufo village held a massive wood carved bed, called gbag. COTE D'IVOIRE Measures: 215 X 40 X 20 cm Good condition.
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Antique 19th Century Ivorian Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Makonde African Abstract Carved Wood Shetani Sculpture
Located in San Mateo, CA
Carved hardwood Shetani sculpture by a member of the Makonde people of East Africa. These abstract sculptures came out of the influence of European and Western culture beginning in t...
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Vintage 1960s Tanzanian Tribal Abstract Sculptures

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Hardwood

"BaPende Statue - Zaire," Carved Wood Sculpture created in Africa circa 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This statue was carved by an unknown Pende artist from Zaire. It depicts a walking man with a disc-shape on his head and large eyes. 25 3/4" x 7" sculpture The Pende people are an...
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1940s Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Wood Carving of Antelope
Located in Stamford, CT
Polychromatic African wood carving of antelope from the estate of Marie Casindas (1923 - 2017) American photographer.
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Antique 19th Century African Animal Sculptures

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Wood

  • African Wood Carving of Antelope
  • African Wood Carving of Antelope
  • African Wood Carving of Antelope
  • African Wood Carving of Antelope
H 55 in. W 26 in. D 10 in.
Rare African Ceremonial Four-Figure Carved Wood Sculpture
Located in Buffalo, NY
Rare African Ceremonial Four Figure Carved Wood Sculpture.. Not certain of tribe or region,,Piece said to be carried on the head of Tribal Chief to protect the tribe from any unwante...
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Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Fabric, Wood

Vintage African Fertility Pregnant Woman Wood Carved Floor Sculpture
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is an incredible, African fertility woman, wood carved floor sculpture, with an attached acrylic base. In excellent vintage condition. The dimensions of the sc...
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20th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Vintage African Baule Wood Carved Figure Table Sculpture Man
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is a captivating, African Baule ,wood carved figure table sculpture. In excellent condition. Dimensions: 10.75" W x 7.25" D x 28.5" H.  
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20th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Stone Tribute Painted Wood Figurative Table Sculpture Schellenberg
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is an African stone tribute, painted wood figurative table sculpture, by Matthew Schellenberg. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 30" W x 7" D x 29.5" ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

African Hand Carved Wood Head Bust Sculpture
Located in Studio City, CA
Nicely carved. A good eye-catching accent piece. Dimensions: 8.25" high, 5" wide, 7" deep.
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20th Century African Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

African Sculpture, Probably Fang, 20th C
Located in Stockholm, SE
A nicely carved sculpture with patina. Fang style. The Fang tribe mostly lives in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo and Cameroon. These type of sculptures were designed...
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20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • African Sculpture, Probably Fang, 20th C
  • African Sculpture, Probably Fang, 20th C
  • African Sculpture, Probably Fang, 20th C
  • African Sculpture, Probably Fang, 20th C
H 21.66 in. W 7.09 in. D 7.88 in.
Baule Female Carved Wood Figure, African Sculpture Sotheby's Provenance
By Baule Tribe
Located in Sharon, CT
A fine Baule female figure. Provenance: The Alexander S. Honig collection of African Art, May 18, 1993, Lot: 78, Sotheby's New York.
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Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Wood Figure, circa 1900
Located in Cranbrook, Kent
An amazing detailed carved African wood figure circa 1900, the patina is excellent and original and could date from circa 1910, made in three sections, the arms move up and down with...
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Early 20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Hardwood

  • African Wood Figure, circa 1900
  • African Wood Figure, circa 1900
  • African Wood Figure, circa 1900
  • African Wood Figure, circa 1900
H 15 in. W 8 in. D 12 in.
Tribal African Lady Bust Art Sculpture
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Hand carved tribal African Art wooden Zulu bust, very nicely carved black African lady bust with gold embellished jewelry and traditional hair style and gold head dress. Large contem...
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20th Century South African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • Tribal African Lady Bust Art Sculpture
  • Tribal African Lady Bust Art Sculpture
  • Tribal African Lady Bust Art Sculpture
  • Tribal African Lady Bust Art Sculpture
H 30 in. W 16 in. D 24 in.
African Sculpture of a Figure Standing on a Leopard
Located in New York, NY
Wooden African sculpture of a human figure standing on the back of a leopard.  
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20th Century African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Small African Stone Tribute Painted Wood Figurative Table Sculpture Schellenberg
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is an African stone tribute, painted wood figurative table sculpture, by Matthew Schellenberg. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 14.5" W x 7" D x 25.5...
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

Tall African Stone Tribute Painted Wood Figurative Table Sculpture Schellenberg
Located in Keego Harbor, MI
For your consideration is an African stone tribute, painted wood figurative table sculpture, by Matthew Schellenberg. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 21" W x 7" D x 49" H....
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21st Century and Contemporary Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

African Ebony Wood Hand Carved Elephant
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Hand carved wood ebony African elephant. Handcrafted in Africa.
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Early 20th Century African Folk Art Animal Sculptures

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Ebony

Ebony Wood Hand Carved African Elephant
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Hand carved wood ebony African elephant. Handcrafted in Africa. One of the tusk is damaged
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Early 20th Century African Folk Art Animal Sculptures

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Ebony

Tribal African Art Ceremonial Fang Mask Sculpture Carved Wood Cameroon, 1960s
Located in National City, CA
African Art ceremonial fang mask sculpture on pedestal base, Cameroon Africa, circa 1960s Carved woodcut mask on a pedestal wood block base. Dimensions: H 16 in. x W 7 in. x D ...
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Vintage 1960s Cameroonian Folk Art Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Vintage African Tribal Hand Carved Wood Head Bust Sculpture
Located in Wilmington, DE
Offered is a large vintage African tribal head wooden sculpture. This is a unique piece that looks to be made of mahogany. It is hand carved feautring the bust a person's head. See p...
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Early 20th Century African Tribal Busts

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Wood

Kuba African Warthog Divining Figure tribal arts sculpture
Located in Hudson, NY
Warthog Divining Figure. Kuba, DRC. Late 19th century. Carved wood with palm oil patina, 12.5 incehes (l), 3.25 inches (h), 2 5/8 inches (d). Loss evident at tip of right ear and on ...
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Late 19th Century Abstract Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Vintage African Wood Carved Figure
Located in Spring Valley, CA
Beautiful statue depicting an African Woman. Bare chest and exposed belly. Truly a unique piece for your home.
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Late 20th Century Unknown Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

  • Vintage African Wood Carved Figure
  • Vintage African Wood Carved Figure
  • Vintage African Wood Carved Figure
  • Vintage African Wood Carved Figure
H 19.5 in. W 4 in. D 3.5 in.
1970s African Hand Carved Wooden Sculpture of Sitting Man
Located in Malaga, ES
1970s African hand carved wooden sculpture of sitting man.
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Late 20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Italian Sculpture of the African Women
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1960s student wood carved sculpture from the Scuola di Belle Arti in Venice.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Ethnic 1990s African Hand Carved Standing Woman Wooden Figure Sculpture
Located in Malaga, ES
Tribal 1990s African hand carved standing woman wooden figure sculpture, with hair and ethnic tattoos stained black.
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Late 20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Africa Carved Natural Wood Organic Shape Decorative Object on Stand
Located in Brescia, IT
Africa carved natural wood organic shape decorative object, 2018 This contemporary object is made in natural wood and fixed on a black lacquered stand. It is like an abstract scul...
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21st Century and Contemporary African Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

African Tutsi Rwanda Wooden Sculpture Madonna & Baby by Ndatite Ilo
Located in Atlanta, GA
Impressive Africanist wooden statue figurine sculpture by Tutsti tribe artist Ndatite Ilo from Rwanda. Featuring a lovely black woman, sort of Madonna carrying a baby in her arms. Sp...
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20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

"Fertility" African Sculpture by the Lobi People
Located in Pasadena, CA
Carved wood figure by West African Lobi People. "The Lobi People live in a vast geographical area that stretches from Burkina Fasso, to the Ivory Coast and into Ghana. Lobi bateba f...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal Sculptures

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Wood

"Jokwe Maternity, Angola," Carved Wood created in Africa circa 1910
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Jokwe Maternity, Angola" is a wood sculpture from Africa created circa 1910. The figure kneels on the ground holding a baby in her arms. Her eyes are closed and she is wearing a com...
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1910s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

"Toma Mask, Guinea," Carved Wood from Africa created circa 1900
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Toma Mask, Guinea" is a carved wooden mask from Africa and created in c. 1900. The painting has worn away, but around the eyes the painting is easier to see. The mask also has a cro...
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Early 1900s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

"Bambara Queen, Rep. Mali," Wood created in Africa in c. 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Bambara Queen, Rep. Mali" is a carved wood sculpture with abstracted human and animal figures. 20" x 6" x 3" The Bambara are a Mande ethnic group native to West Africa, primarily ...
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1940s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

"Secret Society Mask-Sierra Leone W. Africa," Wood created circa 1930
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Secret Society Mask-Sierra Leone W. Africa," is a wood sculpture of a woman's head. The hair has been sculpted with intricate detail, and metal hair adornments have been added. 14"...
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1930s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Sydney Kumalo Bronze Minimalist African Modernist Sculpture Figural Female Nude
Located in Bal Harbour, FL
Sydney Kumalo. Features a bronze stylized female figural form sculpture fixed to a marble plinth and wood base. Bears signature on base. Measures 9 1/2" x 4 1/4". There is no edit...
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20th Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Ethnic 1990s African Hand Carved Woman Carrying Baby Wooden Figure Sculpture
Located in Malaga, ES
Tribal 1990s African hand carved standing woman carrying baby 2-tone wooden figure sculpture.
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Late 20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Tribal Art Hand Carved Mahogany Wooden Sculpture, Decorative Object
Located in Miami, FL
African tribal art hand carved mahogany wooden sculpture, decorative object. Abstract figure on a wooden base. Measure of the mahogany piece alone is 23.5 inches.
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Mid-20th Century African Tribal Abstract Sculptures

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Wood, Mahogany

African Art, Wood Sculptures of Baule Couple
Located in Pasadena, TX
The Baoulé (or Baule) are an Akan people and one of the largest groups in the ivory coast. The Baoulé are farmers who live in the eastern side of Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The Bao...
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Vintage 1980s Ivorian Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood

African Honey Pot- Ambrosia Maple & Cocobolo Wood, Hand Carved with Lid
Located in Charlotte, NC
Charles Farrar is an internationally celebrated wood artist whose artworks honor the valuable skills and creative abilities that enslaved Africans brought with them to the North and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Iron Wood Man Bust
Located in New York, NY
African iron wood carved bust of a bald man.  
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20th Century African Tribal Busts

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Iron

  • African Iron Wood Man Bust
  • African Iron Wood Man Bust
  • African Iron Wood Man Bust
  • African Iron Wood Man Bust
H 16 in. W 12 in. D 7 in.
African Bronze Sculpture, with Characters Playing a Game
Located in Auribeau sur Siagne, FR
African bronze and wood sculpture, with characters playing a game.
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20th Century Burkinabe Colonial Revival Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

African zoomorphic puppet head sculpture from the Bozo Tribe in Mali.
Located in Cotignac, FR
Early 20th century zoomorphic African puppet head sculpture from the Bozo tribe in Mali. This puppet head would have been used by the Bozo ethnic group during the Sogobo ceremony. ...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

"Dan Mask Ivory Coast," Wood, Hair, & Mud created in African in c. 1940
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Dan Mask Ivory Coast" is a mask sculpted out of wood with hair and mud. Slit eyes and an opened mouth with a heart shaped face. 6" x 9" x 2" Dan sculptors mainly produce masks whi...
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1940s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Found Objects

"Hemba Stool-Monkeys Zaire," Carved Wood created circa 1900-1920 in Africa
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Hemba Stool-Monkeys Zaire" is a carved wood stool created in Africa circa 1900-1920. The base of the stool is domed in the middle a column goes upwards to hold the circular seat. Tw...
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Early 20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

"Female Statue/Baule Ivory Coast," Carved Wood & Hair created in Africa c. 1900
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Female Statue/Baule Ivory Coast" is a carved wood sculpture with hair. It is a small sculpture depicting a female standing. 15" x 5" x 5" The Baule create art in several media, i...
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Early 1900s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Found Objects

AFRICAN SENUFO FIGURE
Located in Three Oaks, MI
This is a wooden sculpture of a man by the African Senufo tribe in Africa.
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Mid-20th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

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African Wood Sculptures For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of African wood sculptures is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of wood, metal and fabric, all African wood sculptures available were constructed with great care. There are 266 antique and vintage African wood sculptures for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 16 modern editions to choose from as well. African wood sculptures have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. African wood sculptures made by Folk Art designers — as well as those associated with Mid-Century Modern — are very popular at 1stDibs. Many African wood sculptures are appealing in their simplicity, but Hiroyuki Nishimura, Egg Designs and Werkstätte Hagenauer Wien produced popular African wood sculptures that are worth a look.

How Much are African Wood Sculptures?

The average selling price for at 1stDibs is $1,500, while they’re typically $150 on the low end and $45,000 highest priced.

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