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

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Hardwood

African Mali Cast Bronze Figural Helmet on Stand, 20th Century
Located in Miami, FL
African Mali cast bronze figural helmet on stand, 20th century Offered for sale is a mid-20th century African lost wax cast bronze figural helmet on a stand from Mali. Mali, offic...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

18th Century Indian Bronze of the Goddess Durga
Located in Kensington, MD
Durga is a warrior goddess in the Hindu culture, she is the protector of the good depicted here multi-armed with a sword, a trident, the wheel and a jewel in her hands. She is flanke...
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18th Century Indian Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Brass

Wooden Baoule Maternity Figure, Africa
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Interesting maternity figure in a hieratic pose presenting a young adolescent. Beautiful facial expression, showing wisdom and knowledge. She is sitting on a chair. Hard wood with an...
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20th Century Ivorian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Indian Brass Plaque of Shiva as 4-Armed Virabhadra, 18th-19th Century
Located in Kensington, MD
This striking brass plaque depicts Virabhadra, a personification of the god Shiva, created by him to fight in his quarrel with Daksha. Here with 4 arms and hands, Virabhadra holds a ...
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19th Century Indian Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Brass

Baule Female Carved Wood Figure, African Sculpture Sotheby's Provenance
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

Benin Bronze Bell Sculpture Depicting an Oba
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 Nigerian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Wooden Tribal Sculpture / Carving of Ancestral Figures, Timor, Indonesia
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This pair of wooden sculpture of ancestral figures originate from the Island of Timor in Indonesia. They feature tribal engravings and feature a male and female figure. Carved from a...
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20th Century Indonesian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Hardwood

African Bronze, Yoruba Tribe Queen, Benin, West Africa
Located in Munich, DE
Made by the Yoruba Tribe from Benin. Created for the royal palace & for the Oba (Queen), this hand-crafted bronze will add spirit & attract attention wherever it is!.
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Mid-20th Century Beninese Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Modernist Bronze African Sculptures of a Couple, Tribal Art Etruscan Style
By Alberto and Diego Giacometti, Karl Hagenauer
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Modernist bronze African abstract statues, whimsical figures of a couple. Unusual vintage brutalist African bronze sculptures. Hand-hammered cast bronze stylized tribal figures sculp...
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Mid-20th Century African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Indian Midcentury Hand Carved Shiva Trimurti Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Indian hardwood Shiva Trimurti sculpture is intricately hand carved with three sides of the face of Lord Shiva, one of the 3 major Gods of the Hindu culture. He wears an elab...
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20th Century Indian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Hardwood

Willi Huggler Brutalist Style Carved Wood Mask
By Willi Huggler
Located in Bridgeport, CT
Carved grotesque wood mask with pierced eyes, very hooked nose, cigar between very crooked bone teeth. Label on verso reads, “Willi Huggler (Swiss, 1925-2016), Holzschnitzereien, Bri...
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20th Century Swiss Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Bone, Wood

1990s Japanese Hannya Mask Noh Theatre Demon Devil Serpent Dragon Asian Wall Art
Located in Hyattsville, MD
Very old hand carved mask, exact age is unknown, signed. The Hannya mask represents jealous female demon, serpent and sometimes dragon in Noh and Kyogen Japanese traditional theater...
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Early 20th Century Japanese Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Tribal Art, Female Torso, Africa C. 1930
Located in Nordhavn, DK
"Tribal art". Female figure / torso carved in wood. Charming good appearance. Untouched condition, minor damage. Africa ca. 1930.
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Early 20th Century African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

19th Century Bronze Torque Ex Dan Flavin Collection
Located in New York, NY
From Nagaland in India, bronze torque with two face mask pendants, late 19th century. Ex. Collection of artist Dan Flavin. Old patina with natural wear.
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Late 19th Century Indian Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Andrianna Shamaris Antique African Head Rest
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful museum quality, wooden head rest. Stunning patina on this rare piece of art from Sudan. Hand carved from a single block of wood by the Dinka tribe. Circa 1900. This head...
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Early 1900s African Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

Indonesian Majapahit Terracotta Head of a Male, circa 14th Century
Located in Austin, TX
A charming head of a young male, Majapahit Empire, region of Trowulan, Eastern Java, Indonesia, 13th-14th century. The head well sculpted as a smiling, youthful male with buck tee...
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15th Century and Earlier Javanese Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Terracotta

African Kenyan Tribal Art Hand Carved Sculpture
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Hand carved West African tribal wood carved sculpture of a standing man, Africa tribal Art Decor. Vintage Kenyan tribal sculpture featuring an elongated standing man with a crown an...
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20th Century Kenyan Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal

African Tribal Figure
Located in Long Island City, NY
Mounted African tribal figure, used as a door latch in the early 20th century.
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20th Century Ivorian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Decorative Hand-Carved African Set of Wood Statues from Kenya
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Decorative ebony well hand-carved African statues of two women. Handmade in Kenya, Africa Measures: 1 - 14" x 2"5 2 - 10.5" x 2".
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1950s Kenyan Vintage Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Ebony

Early Wood Ashanti Stool with Reclining Figure Supporting Top, Mid 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
The supports for Akan stools take many forms, they can be purely geometric or architectural with simple posts and columns, or, as in this case, figural, with humans or animals suppor...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Brazilian Native Hanging Amulet
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Early 20th century metal hanging amulet from native culture in Brazil. Known as 'Penca de Balangadas' was used in the ancient times as an amulet by the scale population in Brazil. ...
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Early 20th Century Brazilian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Modern Black & White Sculpture of a Knelling Tribal Tattooed African Queen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Modern black & white sculpture of a Knelling tribal Tattooed African Queen Purchased in France, in the 1960s Unsigned A heavy, impressive, substantial three dimensional work. Th...
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20th Century French Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Modern Black & White Sculpture of a Reclining Tribal Tattooed African Queen
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Modern black & white sculpture of a reclining tribal tattooed African Queen Purchased in France, in the 1960s Unsigned A heavy, impressive, substantial three dimensional work. The s...
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20th Century French Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Plaster

Hanging Cowbell Traditional Spanish Artwork, circa 1950
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Hanging traditional Spanish fabric artwork decorated with cowbells. Made in Spain by unknown artist, circa 1950. In original condition, wear consistent with age and use, preser...
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1950s Brazilian Vintage Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Mende Women's Helmet Mask
Located in Chicago, IL
This helmet mask created by the Mende people of Sierra Leone was made for the women of their tribe to wear while dancing. Commissioned by women for their initiation ceremonies, the m...
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Mid-20th Century Sierra Leonean Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

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 Malian Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Hardwood

Andrianna Shamaris African Royalty Studded Stool
Located in New York, NY
Ngombe Congo royal throne, said to be a queens stool or tabouret denoting prestige and high status. From the general area along the Congo river, West Africa. Hand carved from a formi...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Brass, Iron

Pair of Wooden Tribal Sculpture / Carving of Ancestral Figures, Timor, Indonesia
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This pair of wooden sculpture of ancestral figures originate from the Island of Timor in Indonesia. They feature tribal engravings and feature a male and female figure. Carved from a...
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20th Century Indonesian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Hardwood

Bronze Figure of Narasimha, South India, 16th-17th Century
Located in Kensington, MD
The lion-headed deity seated on round base over a stepped platform. Lakshmi seated on his left thigh, his principal hands holding a mace and lotus bud and upper hands holding a chakr...
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Early 17th Century Indian Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Ashanti Mother and Child Maternity Figure Carved by Osei Bonsu, Ghana
By Osei Bonsu
Located in Austin, TX
A fine Ashanti maternity figure by the master carver Osei Bonsu. The mother figure is seated on a simple backless chair. An infant lays calmly in her lap, one arm reaching towards a ...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

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 Nigerian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Abron Drum Attendant Standing Figure with Arms Out, Ghana, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Abron Drum Attendant standing figure with both arms out front. From Ghana, early 20th century. Rich, dark patina to the surface. A wonderful streamlined (really Art Deco in feeling) ...
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Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Selection of Hand Carved African Sculptures circa 1970s or Earlier
Located in Atlanta, GA
Selection of hand carved African sculptures, Africa, circa 1970s or earlier. These were removed from a Manhattan apartment, who's owner traveled frequently to Africa from the 1950s-1...
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1970s Ivorian Vintage Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Wooden Tribal Sculpture / Carving of Ancestral Figure, Sumba Island, Indonesia
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This wooden sculpture of an ancestral figure originates from the Island of Sumba in Indonesia. It features subtle tribal engravings and an elongated arm. Carved from a single block o...
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20th Century Indonesian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Hardwood

Wooden Tribal Sculpture / Carving of Ancestral Figure, Sumba Island, Indonesia
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This wooden sculpture of an ancestral figure originates from the Island of Sumba in Indonesia. It features a wonderful age-related patina and wood texture. Carved from a single block...
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20th Century Indonesian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Hardwood

Giant Partly Painted Senufo Bird Sculpture Cote D'ivoire Early 20th C
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This Giant bird sculpture by the Senufo People of Cote d'ivoire in Africa has its inspiration from the Yellow-Casgued Hornbill. The main composition is dominated by a phallic curved ...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Paint

Early Classic Wood Ashanti Stool with Barrel Supporting Top, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
The supports for Akan stools take many forms, they can be purely geometric or architectural with simple posts and columns, or, as in this case, a barrel supporting the curved seat. ...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Wooden Tribal Sculpture / Carving of Fertility Figure, Sumba Island, Indonesia
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This wooden sculpture of a fertility figure originates from the Island of Sumba in Indonesia. It features subtle tribal engravings, and holds two child figures on each arm. Carved fr...
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20th Century Indonesian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Hardwood

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 Nigerian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Antique African Wooden Head Rest
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful museum quality, wooden head rest. Stunning patina on this rare piece of art from Sudan. Hand carved from a single piece of wood by the Dinka tribe. The leg extends to nine ...
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Early 1900s African Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Reclaimed Wood

Kwere Miniature Figure, "Mwana Hiti", Carved Wood, Kwere People, Tansania, 20th
Located in Basel, BS
A beautiful carved miniature figure, "mwana hiti", from the Kwere people/ culture in Tanzania. The figure stands alone without a base. Carved in wood. Figures called "mwana hiti"...
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Early 20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Bambara Wooden Female Nyeloni Figure
Located in Chicago, IL
With angular curves, refined facial features, and plaited hair, this wooden figure by the Bambara people of Mali is carved to embody ideals of feminine beauty and fertility. To furth...
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20th Century African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Jute, Wood

Andrianna Shamaris Antique African Bronze Ekonda Currency
Located in New York, NY
This beautiful ankle cuff bronze sculpture, is hand forged, very heavy and a great tribal collectible. Typically worn for celebrations and relatively short periods due to the weight,...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Bronze

Pair of French 19th Century Lifesize Cast-Iron Sculpture Torcheres, Val d'Osne
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A superb quality and palatial pair of French 19th century lifesize cast-iron sculptures - torcheres of Native American Indians titled "L’ Indienne" designed by Jules Salmson (French,...
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19th Century French Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Standing Male Dancer, Fante Drum Attendant with Arm Out, Ghana, Early 20th C
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A Fante Drum Attendant standing male figure with flaring skirt and one arm out front. Bright open eye expression. From Ghana, early 20th century. White patina, old cracks and repairs...
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Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Expressive African 'Dan' Mask and Elaborate Headdress, Liberia Late 20th C
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Masks appear among the Dan for both entertainments and as materialized symbols of spirit powers for adjudication and social control. Originally owned by individual families, masks we...
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Late 20th Century Liberian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Shell, Fabric, Wood, Beads, Animal Skin

Ceramic Face Mask Wall Sculpture
Located in Stoughton, MA
A true embodiment of the Artist's style of combining different mediums, this wall sculpture echoes a festive moment in time, Drawing inspiration from the Artist's moroccan roots. Thi...
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2010s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic, Silk, Hemp, Raffia

African Ndebele Tribal Art Hand Carved Bust Sculpture
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Hand carved West African tribal wood carved bust, Africa tribal art decor. Ndebele tribal women bust figures featuring an elongated neck and stretched ears. Very simple carved ethn...
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20th Century Ivorian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Ceramic Face Mask Wall Tapestry
Located in Stoughton, MA
A true embodiment of the Artist's style of combining different mediums, this wall sculpture echoes a festive moment in time, Drawing inspiration from the Artist's moroccan roots. Thi...
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2010s Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Ceramic, Silk, Hemp, Raffia

Male Stone Figure "Nomoli" - Sierra Leone, Kissi, Tribal Art
Located in Bochum, NRW
A Kisii Nomoli carved stone figure, a male with his hands wrapped around his knees, on a base; from the Kissi people of Sierra Leone. Greyish brown patina, snout-like mouth, large n...
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Late 19th Century Sierra Leonean Antique Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Soapstone

Wise Mirror Bikita, Modern Tribal Mask, black base, Brown solid Walnut wood
Located in Milan, Lombardy
A functional mirror for a dressing room, or wooden masks and sculpture for your living or your entrance. The drop-shaped mask Bikita is made of solid beech wood stained Canaletto wal...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Brass

Mid-Century African Tribal Mask in Yellow-Black with Antelope Head Decoration
Located in Salzburg, AT
African mask from Gabon in the middle of the last century. Eccentric appearance due to the carving with an elegant antelope head placed on top. Polychrome painting in mustard yell...
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1960s Gabonese Vintage Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Carved Nkisi N'kondi Power Statue with Inserted Metal Objects and Animal Skin
Located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
This Nkisi N'kondi statue is likely from the Lower Congo, made in the 20th century and not showing signs of ceremonial use. It represents a kneeling male figure his chest and shoulde...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Metal

Yam Ancestor Figure TOTEM Pole Papua New Guinea with Provenance
Located in Atlanta, GA
A yam ancestor TOTEM pole from the mid-Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. Carved out of a solid wood by the Abelam people, who cultivated yams as their main crop, the pole featu...
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Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Baule Male Ndoma Portrait Mask on Mount
Located in Chicago, IL
To relieve stress and uplift their Community, the Baule people of modern-day Côte d'Ivoire engage in a daylong masquerade known as the Mblo. A series of dances that escalate in compl...
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Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Protective Spiritual African Dan Mask Wood Wall Sculpture Tribal Art
Located in National City, CA
African mask Powerful and Sacred African Dan mask wall art sculpture in wood Measures: 15.75 width x 16 tall x 10.25 depth Preowned unrestored original vintage condition. Wood wit...
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Mid-20th Century African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Papua New Guinean Polychromed Carved Figure
Located in New York, NY
Papua New Guinean carved polychromed ancestral figure with fiber and shell detail.    
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20th Century Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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