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Place of Origin: Nigerian
Yoruba House Post - Ex-Christie's
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
A European functionary, a cane in his right hand, carries a ledger in his left, he wears a visored CAP, collar and tie. He is moustached and has a cigar in his jacket pocket. Probab...
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Oversized Brass and Wood Ceremonial Wall Folk Art Sculpture/Mask
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
9-351, oversized wood sculpture with brass and copper overlay. Hanging loop on back.  
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1920s Vintage Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass

1960's Tribal Figurative Male Terracotta Sculpture
Located in Firenze, IT
1960's African terracotta tribal male figurative sculpture, perfect condition with vintage patina.
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1960s Tribal Vintage Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

Pair of Mambila Polychrome Seated Figures
Located in Chicago, IL
Attributed to an artist of the Mambila people of Nigeria and Cameroon, this earthenware figure depicts a seated woman holding a mask to her face. Possibly depicting a clan's ancestor...
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20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic

Nok Terracotta Standing Dignitary Figure, TL Tested, Nigeria Africa 500-100 BC
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Nok Terracotta Standing Dignitary Figure in Royal Pose. I-II Century AD. Certificate of Authenticity with TL Test and Passport from Europe. Museum Piece. The Nok culture of northern...
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15th Century and Earlier Primitive Antique Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

African Bronzed Resin Sculpture of a Standing Woman
Located in London, GB
A beautifully crafted sculpture of a standing woman in bronzed resin.
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Early 2000s Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

African Bronzed Resin Sculpture
Located in London, GB
A beautifully crafted sculpture of a standing woman made from bronzed resin material.  
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Early 2000s Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Benin ‘Nigeria’ Bronze Figural Offering Depicting Leopards and Tribesmen
By People from Benin
Located in Miami, FL
Mid-20th century Benin (Nigeria) bronze figural offering depicting leopards and tribesmen Offered for sale is a modern-day Benin (Nigeria) bronze figural offering depicting leo...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Benin Bronze Bell Sculpture Depicting an Oba
By People from Benin
Located in Palm Desert, CA
An exquisite Benin bronze sculpture in shape of a bell depicting an Oba. Oba translates to "ruler" in the Yoruba and Bini languages of contemporary West Africa. The Kingdom of Benin ...
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20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Yoruba Painted Veranda Post
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand carved with a figurative design, this TOTEM-like wooden post was crafted by an artisan of the Yoruba peoples of Nigeria. Resembling the tall houseposts used to support the roof ...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Yoruba Egungun Headdress Mask
By Yoruba People
Located in Chicago, IL
Attributed to the Yoruba people of western Nigeria, this wooden headdress was worn during a masquerade known as egungun. A widespread Yoruba ritual, egungun performances honor a comm...
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Early 20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

African Tribal Yoruba, Nigeria Rider Figure Offering Bowl, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early Yoruba offering bowl in the from of a male figure riding on horse back surrounded by four small attendants, finely carved with nice patina from native use. Probably had sword i...
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Early 20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wool

Yoruba People, Nigeria, Carved Twin Figure "Ibeji"
Located in Leuven , BE
A finely carved big Yoruba Male Ibeji figure with tall headdress, expressive eyes, original bead belt and heavy wear and polish from native use. Areas of encrusted cam wood powder be...
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Early 20th Century Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Beads, Wood

Yoruba Four Headed Egungun Headdress
By Yoruba People
Located in Chicago, IL
This wooden headdress was created by the Yoruba People of western Nigeria, and was worn during a masquerade known as egungun. A widespread Yoruba ritual, egungun performances honor a...
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

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 Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

African Helmet Mask 'Gelede' from Yoruba Nigeria
Located in San Francisco, CA
Blacked wood helmet mask (Gelede), large human head surmounted by a dog eating a snake which curves around the head. No perforation for attachment to costume from Yoruba, Nigeria. Pu...
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20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Yoruba Male Twin Figure, Ere Ibeji, Nigeria, African Tribal Art Tall Hair Style
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A finely carved male twin figure, ere Ibeji, Yoruba People, Nigeria, created in the early 20th century. With a tall plaited coiffure, expressive eyes, and extensive wear and polish f...
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Early 20th Century Tribal Nigerian Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

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