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Vintage Brutalist Bronze Nude Sculpture by Dorter Berner, Namibia
By Henry Moore
Located in Miami, FL
Vintage abstract bronze nude sculpture by Dorter Berner Offered for sale is a bronze Brutalist nude sculpture with a verdigris patina by Dörte Berner (B. 1942) who is Namibia's mo...
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Late 20th Century Brutalist African Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Khabia Freckles Terracotta Jar Made of Clay, Handcrafted by the Potter Raja
Located in Marseille, FR
- Handbuilt freckles terracotta jar - made of clay collected from the potter's surroundings. - made in the Moroccan Rif mountains by the potter Raja. Approximate measurements: 8...
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2010s Arts and Crafts African Decorative Objects

Materials

Clay, Earthenware

Decorative Moroccan Moorish Handcrafted Ceramic Bowl Dish from Fez
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted large Moroccan Moorish polychrome decorative ceramic bowl from Fez. Bleu de Fez, very nice designs hand painted by artist in Fez. Antique ceramic handcrafted bowl with...
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Early 20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Mamounia Moorish Glass Lantern
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large Moroccan Mamounia glass lantern with Moorish design. Elegant Impressive intricate pierced metal and glass Moroccan lantern. Large 29 inches tall with clear, blue, green, red an...
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20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

Shades of Dark Green and Brown Prehistoric Single Ammonite Sculpture, Madagascar
Located in New York, NY
Prehistoric single polished ammonite on custom steel stand. From Madagascar Shades of dark green and brown Measures: Stand 7" x 5".
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15th Century and Earlier Antique African Decorative Objects

Materials

Other

Pottery from Morocco, Cream and Black Color, Handcrafted, Contemporary
Located in New York, NY
Pottery from Morocco. Inspired by Swedish midcentury pottery like Stig Lindberg. Designed and made by a local artist in Rabat.
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21st Century and Contemporary Mid-Century Modern African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Pair of Turned Wood Ebony Candlesticks
Located in New York, NY
Pair of turned wood ebony candlesticks. Measure: 10" H.
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21st Century and Contemporary African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

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 Tribal African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Woman's Torso Carved Stone Sculpture by Robert Chimika
By Robert Chimika
Located in Fulton, CA
A hand-sculpted and polished stone sculpture of a woman's torso by South African artist Robert Chimika. Artist signed at base.
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Mid-20th Century African Decorative Objects

Materials

Stone

Contemporary Folk Art Style Wood Mask
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Exceptional hand carved wood mask with graphic elements, made of single piece of wood and was made for decorative purpose. Very intriguing and mysterious face. The mask in mounted o...
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20th Century African Decorative Objects

Materials

Steel

Moroccan Moorish Square Tole and Clear Glass Candle Lantern
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted Moroccan clear glass lantern adorned with open tole metal work Moorish filigree design. Hurricane candle lamp with open metal work design and clear glass. There is a smal...
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Mid-20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

African Carved Wood Bowl
Located in New York, NY
African carved wood bowl Property from esteemed interior designer Juan Montoya. Juan Montoya is one of the most acclaimed and prolific interior designers in the world today. Juan ...
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Early 19th Century Antique African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Real Coconut from Praslin on Base
Located in Paris, FR
Real coconut from Praslin on polished brass base. Exceptional and unique piece. Base: 18 x 13cm.
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21st Century and Contemporary African Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Decorative African Mask, Cameroon, 1950s
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Bold and expressive decorative mask of carved wood from Cameroon, on pedestal base, 1950s. Measure: Height including base: 20 in.
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1950s Tribal Vintage African Decorative Objects

Materials

Hardwood

Moroccan Moorish Ceramic Blue and White Jar from Fez
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Decorative Moroccan glazed ceramic jar with lid from Fez. Moorish style decorative ceramic urn handcrafted and hand painted floral design. Royal blue and ivory color Moorish design. ...
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20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Antique Basket
Located in New York, NY
Antique oval basket with lid. Most likely from Africa. Property from esteemed interior designer Juan Montoya. Juan Montoya is one of the most acclaimed and prolific interior desig...
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19th Century Antique African Decorative Objects

Materials

Straw

1980s Moroccan Hand Painted Orange, White and Blue Vase
Located in Plainview, NY
Featuring cool, serene shades of orange and blue and an exquisite hand painted arabesque design, this sumptuous handcrafted ceramic vase provides a breezy elegance to any living spac...
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1980s Moorish Vintage African Decorative Objects

Materials

Pottery

Moroccan Metal and Clear Glass Candle Lantern
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted Moroccan clear glass lantern in octagonal shape adorned with hand-cut metal Moorish filigree designs. Hurricane candle lamp open metal work design with clear glass. There...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

Antique Silver Enameled Powder Kohl Container Box from Kabylie, Algeria
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Antique Berber Kabyle box container to hold loose powder kohl eye liner. Made of silver wash with filigree enamel in pagoda shape. Enamel and rhinestone made of silver tone metal wit...
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Mid-20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

Jaimal Odedra "Heart," Medium Contemporary Urn, Bronze, Morocco, 2018
By Jaimal Odedra
Located in New York, NY
Signed: Jaimal Odedra Each piece is modeled and cast by hand using a traditional Moroccan sand casting method. "In creating these works, I was interested in exploring and enhan...
Category

2010s African Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Carved African Male Statue, Kenya, circa 1967
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Carved African Male Statue, Kenya, circa 1967. Includes original photograph with owner who traveled to Kenya often. Hand carved ebony. Measures
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1960s Vintage African Decorative Objects

Pair of Yoruba Culture Ibeji 'Nigeria' Statues
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A pair of Yoruba Culture Ibeji (Nigeria) statues, a male and female carved figural statues with exaggerated features. Both figures have elongated blue headresses, frontal loin clothe...
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Late 19th Century Tribal Antique African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Hand-Carved Wooden Sculpture of African Buffalo Bookends
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Hand-carved wooden tribal sculptures of African buffalo bookends. These are hand-carved and therefore not completely identical, Size for each piece is 7 in H x 6 in W x 3.5 in D. Tri...
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20th Century Tribal African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Bura Spirit Vessel
Located in Chicago, IL
Sometimes called a "Bura bell" due to its shape, this sculptural terracotta form would have been a critical component of burial rituals of the Bura people of Niger. Buried with its f...
Category

Early 20th Century African Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Moroccan Decorative Cat Sculpture Handbuilt and Handpainted by Potter Houda
Located in Marseille, FR
- Hand built decorative cat sculpture - made of clay collected from the potter's surroundings. - decorative motifs painted with a goat hair brush made by the potter to apply natura...
Category

2010s Folk Art African Decorative Objects

Materials

Clay, Earthenware

Bold African Sculpture of a Head on Custom Stand
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Amazing African mask hand-carved in wood depicting a woman carrying latticed basket on her head. Displayed on custom stand (included).
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1950s Vintage African Decorative Objects

Pair of Moroccan Ceramic Urns with Arabic Calligraphy Designs
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of Moroccan dark brown ceramic urns with lid from Fez Morocco. Chiseled and hand-carved calligraphy designs ornate the urns in the Ottoman style. Very decorative handmade Mooris...
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20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Horse with the Golden Apple Sculpture in Bronze
By Yann Faisant
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture Horse with the Golden Apple in solid patinated bronze. With bronze apple gold plated with 24 karat and with a gikgo biloba leave. the theme of the Golden Apple witness...
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21st Century and Contemporary African Decorative Objects

Materials

Gold Plate, Bronze

Brown and Tan Graphic Terracotta Round Decorative Plate
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Brown and tan graphic terracotta round decorative plate, Hanging hole in the back. Size: 8.5" D x 2" H.
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1990s Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Blue Boho Glass Votive Candleholder
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Colored Bohemian glass votive candleholder in blue. Nicely handcrafted blue glass with metal handle and cast metal rim and stand. Bohemian Moorish, Victorian style candleholder.
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Late 20th Century Bohemian African Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Pot, Kurumba Storage Vessel, Burkina Faso
Located in New York, NY
Yatenga, Burkina Faso.
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Andrianna Shamaris Antique African Zulu Tribe Wooden Platter
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful patina on this fabulous African Zulu platter hand carved from a single block of wood. Stunning. Mid 20th C. This wooden platter was sourced in the spirit of wabi-sabi, a...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

Modern Cast Brass, Chiseled Timber and Resin Dawa Ice Bucket
By Egg Designs
Located in Bothas Hill, KZN
This modern ice bucket is part of the egg designs Dawa luxury bar collection and is a great addition to any home cocktail bar, or simply as a place to keep a bottle of your favorite ...
Category

2010s Modern African Decorative Objects

Materials

Brass

Mid-20th Century Globular Vessel, Mangbetu People, D. R. Congo
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th Century Globular Vessel, Mangbetu People, D. R. Congo An unusually large and striking non-figurative vessel from the Mangbetu people, comprised of six lobes joined to a c...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Africa Early 20th Century Wooden Mask Dogon Tribe of Mali
Located in Brescia, IT
This wood mask from the Dogon tribe of Mali was worn during the dances performed to encourage abundant crops. The raw surface of wood can be put in contrast with a modern or classic...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Moroccan Decorative Dog Sculpture Handbuilt and Handpainted by Potter Houda
Located in Marseille, FR
- Hand built decorative dog sculpture - made of clay collected from the potter's surroundings. - decorative motifs painted with a goat hair brush made by the potter to apply natura...
Category

2010s Folk Art African Decorative Objects

Materials

Clay, Earthenware

Vintage Yellow Terracotta Moroccan Vase with Tin Metal Details
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Vintage yellow terracotta Moroccan vase with tin metal details Sunflower yellow 20th century Stamped: Made in Morocco Size: 8" x 8".
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Late 20th Century Bohemian African Decorative Objects

Materials

Tin

Two-Headed Egyptian Sphinx Sculpture
Located in Asheville, NC
This two-headed Egyptian sphinx is constructed of solid wood. The wood has been treated to take on a sandy, almost marble, finish. Unlike the Greek sphinx which was a woman, the Egyp...
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20th Century African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Conrad Hicks, Copper Landscape I, Wall Art
By Conrad Hicks
Located in Capetown, ZA
Conrad Hicks is an artist, blacksmith and tool-maker in Cape Town. He specialises in hand forged metal work, using only traditional blacksmithing jointing methods as he believes thes...
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21st Century and Contemporary African Decorative Objects

Materials

Copper

Mouth Blown Glass Dome with 5 Fine Beaded Ceremonial Heads, Grassland People
Located in Leuven , BE
Five beaded ceremonial small trophy heads. They are inspired by the very old and rare Atwonzen beaded skulls created for Bamileke King. They originate from the kingdoms located in th...
Category

1930s Vintage African Decorative Objects

Materials

Beads

Moroccan Moorish Gilt Metal and Glass Candle Lantern
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted small Moroccan gilt metal glass lantern or Moorish pendant. Multi-color molded glass in green, lavender, blue and clear. Hurricane candle lamp handmade in Marrakech, vint...
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20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

African Dogon Ladder
Located in Chicago, IL
A 19th Century Dogon ladder carved from a single piece of wood with beautifully worn treads and mounted on a sturdy metal base. Ladders like this were used to climb in and out of hom...
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19th Century Tribal Antique African Decorative Objects

Materials

Hardwood

Moroccan Moorish Metal and Clear Glass Candle Lantern
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Handcrafted Moroccan metal clear glass lantern or Moorish pendant. Hurricane candle lamp handmade in Marrakech, vintage metal in rust color finish. Nice Moorish shape, could be used ...
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20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Metal

Late 20th Century Bead and Tusk Headdress from Ethiopia
Located in New York, NY
A three-pronged male headdress, made of old "white-heart" red glass beads, leather, raffia and boar's tusks. Used by the Hamer tribe in Ethiopia. Each of the three prongs measures 13...
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1970s Tribal Vintage African Decorative Objects

Materials

Beads, Bone

Handcrafted Large Moorish Ceramic Vases with Handles
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of very decorative large handcrafted Moorish, Spanish style ceramic urns from Fez, Metal adorned handles, bottom and top adorned with embossed metal and red amber stones. Gre...
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20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Moroccan Porcelain and Metal Lidded Jar
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Lofty Moroccan porcelain lidded jar decorated with distinctive mediterranean designs and colors and adorned with jewelry like metal work.
Category

20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Porcelain

Brown and Tan Graphic Terracotta Round Decorative Plate
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Brown and tan graphic terracotta round decorative plate, Hanging hole in the back. Size: 8.5" D x 2" H.
Category

1990s Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Set of Eight Safari Themed Hand Carved Napkin Rings
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Set of eight hand carved safari themed napkin rings including an elephant, lion, zebra, leopard, two giraffes & two gazelles.
Category

20th Century African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Very Tall Bronze Ndebele Sculpture, Original Mid-Century Modern, 1950s
By Woka Lamps
Located in Vienna, AT
This beautiful sculpture by an unknown artist, depicting a Ndebele. Despite of occasionally mistakenly attributed to Carl Hagenauer is it undoubtedly a masterpiece. In earlier times,...
Category

1950s Mid-Century Modern Vintage African Decorative Objects

Materials

Bronze

Two Colored Boho Glass Votive Candleholder Yellow and Red
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Colored Bohemian glass votive candle holder in yellow and red. Nicely handcrafted with cracked glass look and painted glass with metal handle and cast metal rim and stand. Bohemian...
Category

Late 20th Century Bohemian African Decorative Objects

Materials

Glass

Large Moroccan Glazed Ceramic Vase with Arabic Calligraphy Turquoise Writing Fez
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Large Moroccan glazed ceramic vase from Fez. Moorish style ceramic handcrafted and hand painted with Arabic calligraphy writing. This kind of Art Writing looks calligraphic is call...
Category

20th Century Islamic African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

Françoise Blondeau & Aït Lhaj Hassan, Terracotta Vessel, Morocco, 2000
By Blondeau & Hassan
Located in New York, NY
The glazed terracotta pots of Françoise Blondeau and AÏt Lhaj Hassan possess a symmetry and balance that pits their natural, earthy medium against an elegant beauty specific to man-m...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary African Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Sea Candelabra by Jan Ernst
By Jan Ernst de Wet
Located in Geneve, CH
Sea candelabra by Jan Ernst Dimensions: W 15 x D 8 x H 20 cm Materials: Terracotta, stoneware, black clay Glazed to client specification. Other dimensions available, please contact ...
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2010s Modern African Decorative Objects

Materials

Clay, Stoneware, Terracotta

Solid Teak Carved Hippopotamus Sculpture c.1960
Located in London, GB
A particularly nice example of a solid teak carved Hippopotamus sculpture C.1960. In excellent vintage condition commensurate of age.
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Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern African Decorative Objects

Materials

Teak

Mid-Century African Tribal Baoulé Waka Sona Wooden Male Sculpture 1950s
Located in Salzburg, AT
Statue Baoulé Waka Sona Object from an Ex-French African art collection. The African male figure Waka-Sona, " being of wood, " in baoulé, çi-contre, evokes a besieged oussou, b...
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1950s Tribal Vintage African Decorative Objects

Materials

Wood

Brown and Tan Graphic Terracotta Round Decorative Plate
Located in Oakland Park, FL
Brown and tan graphic terracotta round decorative plate, Hanging hole in the back. Size: 8.5" D x 2" H.
Category

1990s Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Terracotta

Glazed Teal Color Moroccan Earthenware Dish Bowl
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Glazed Moroccan Moorish pottery bowl ware. Hispano-Moresque earthenware dish majolica in teal color. Islamic pottery vessel with modern like color and look. Glazed vintage ceramic...
Category

Early 20th Century Moorish African Decorative Objects

Materials

Ceramic

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...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Decorative Objects

Materials

Fabric, Wood

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How Noguchi Elevated Ashtrays to Objets d’Art

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