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Style: Tribal
Mid-20th Century Ceremonial Comb, Luba People, Zaire, D. R. Congo
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Ceremonial comb, Luba People, Zaire, D. R. Congo Made of palm leaf midribs, this large, graphic comb has a pinched waist and is held together with finely wrapped wire. Presented o...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wire

Songye Female Wood Figure with horn and brass hair ex Sothebys
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Carved wood standing female figure with projecting stomach, attached horn on top of head, and hair in form of small hand shaped copper pieces. Old glass beads around arm and neck. It...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Tutsi Beaded Prestige Staffs
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A group of six beaded wood Tutsi and Hutu ceremonial objects, the green striped one second from right is a knife, the others were used as staffs by elite members of the Tutsi and Hu...
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Early 20th Century Rwandan Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cotton, Glass, Beads, Wood

Early to Mid-20th Century Bamboo Rooster Effigy, Terai, Nepal
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early to mid-20th century bamboo rooster effigy, Terai, Nepal. A charming rooster made from the root of a bamboo from the Rai people of Terai, Nepal. He stands 8" high and his form ...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Bamboo

Small Carved Wood 'Luba' Statue, Congo
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
Hand-Carved Wood 'Luba' Fertility Statue. Democratic Republic of the Congo, circa 1970.
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1970s Congolese Vintage Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Prestige and Tradition: The Mounted Ashetu Hat of the Bamum and Bamileke People
Located in New York, NY
Adorned with spiked braids, this prestigious custom mounted Ashetu hat embodies the cultural significance of the Bamum and Bamileke people of Cameroon, Central Africa, who revered th...
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20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Metal

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...
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Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Ashanti Bronze Ceremonial Staff Top Hoe with 3 Turtles, Ghana
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Ashanti cast bronze ceremonial staff top in the shape of a hoe with 3 cast turtles, from Ghana. It is in good condition with a deep patina and polish from traditional use, appropria...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Neolithic Stone Bracelets from Mali
Located in Chicago, IL
These exquisite Neolithic bracelets from Mali are a captivating testament to ancient craftsmanship and ingenuity. Carved from limestone with natural crystalline veins coursing throug...
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15th Century and Earlier Malian Antique Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Stone

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...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

African Iron Spear-Form Currency Mounted On A Custom Steel Base
Located in Stamford, CT
Wonderful spear form currency with spiral loops below the spear head festooned with three 'bells' on each side. An appealing design executed by a master craftsman. Beautifully mounte...
Category

20th Century Congolese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Iron

West African Bambara Sculpture
Located in Long Island City, NY
West African Bambara Sculpture depicting a Female Figure. Bambara sculpture is primarily devoted to female figures. One important category is 'Nyeleni', small-scaled depictions of y...
Category

20th Century Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Dan Janus Double Face Protective Kinde Charm, Ivory Coast, West Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Dan Janus double faced protective Kinde charm, from the Dan people of Ivory Coast, West Africa. Used as a charm for protection, with two different faces to show the duality of the w...
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Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Classic Danced Deep Red-Black Baule mask, Ivory Coast, Africa, mid 20th century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Classic danced deep red-black Baule mask, with raised three part finely incised hair, small facial scarifications on the forehead. From Ivory Coast, Africa, mid 20th century It is ...
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Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Dramatic Tribal Pierced African Panel
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A very Decorative Carved and Pierced African Tribal Panel depicting a Female Ancestor. The powerful Female Figure supports a multitude of Stylized Carved Animals carved in three Band...
Category

20th Century African Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Seated Female Figure on Stool Holding a Sword Ewe Ghana, West Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Seated female figure on classic Akan stool holding a sword. From the Ewe people of Ghana, West Africa. Created as three separate pieces that fit together for display, figure, stool ...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Bambara puppet figurine, African tribal art, circa 1950
Located in LYON, FR
TRIBAL ART Large traditional puppet figurine with articulated arms. Polychrome hardwood resting on its steel base. A favorite for this old puppet figurin...
Category

1950s Malian Vintage Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Ebony

Pair of Mounted Copper Ankle Bracelets, Currency Pieces, Mbole People, Congo
Located in Stamford, CT
Pair of large copper ankle bracelets, used as currency, Mbole People, Democratic Republic of Congo. Mounted on custom steel bases. Slightly different in size, these bracelets are obj...
Category

20th Century Congolese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Copper

Antique Berber Ceramic vessels, Kabylie, Algeria
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Two Large Kabylie Ceramic Dishes Kabylie Berber People Algeria Late 19th to early 20th century Hand molded ceramic, painted designs Diameter: 17" and 17.75" Depth: 2 3/4...
Category

Early 20th Century Algerian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Ceramic

Pair West African Incised Iron and Copper Axe Form Currency Pieces Custom Mounts
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A pair of West African incised iron and copper wire axe form currency pieces. On custom mounts. In the form of a ritual axe, which in many parts of Africa was carried over the shoul...
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Mid-20th Century North African Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Pair of African Iron Bandaka Hoe Currency, Mounted on Custom Steel Bases
Located in Stamford, CT
2 African iron Bandaka hoe currency, Mabila and Chamba Peoples, Nigeria and Cameroon. The iron, hammered into the form of a hoe, was used as currency. Mounted they are wonderful pie...
Category

20th Century Nigerian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Small Dancing Lobi Figure With Arms Out, Cubist Face Ghana West Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Small dancing Lobi figure with arms out, and cubist face from Ghana, West Africa. ex James Willis, San Francisco, CA. Damage to proper right hand, fingers absent. Heavy encrusted p...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

A TRIBAL Ritual VOTIVE BOARD SCULPTURE Upper SEPIK, Papua New Guinea, 1950
Located in PARIS, FR
An old and authentic votive board representing the spirit of water, Shamanic, Primitive Arts, Tribal Art, Brutalist, Shabby-Chic, in carved wood and painted with patina due to use, c...
Category

1950s Papua New Guinean Vintage Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Strong Standing Female figure with Braided Hair Ewe Ghana, West Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Strong standing female figure with wonderful black braided hair style. From the Ewe people of Ghana, West Africa. Powerful muscular body and wide open eyed expression. Nice patina...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

A TRIBAL Ritual SCULPTURE MASK TUNIC Middle SEPIK, Papua New Guinea, 1950
Located in PARIS, FR
An exceptional, old and authentic, adornment or tunic or mask -full!- of Oceanian ceremony, with a double or split figure, on its very beautiful contemporary base in raw steel, Shama...
Category

1950s Papua New Guinean Vintage Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Metal

Tribal iron currency sculpture
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A fine example of a early 20th century iron currency from the Afo tribe in Nigeria. Also called a hoe currency the abstract shape refers to the blade of a hoe as to symbolise the con...
Category

Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Wooden Ethiopian Headrest
Located in Chicago, IL
So as not to muss their intricate hairstyles, tribal leaders would rest their heads on these petite wooden stands. The combination of conic base and concave rest gives these function...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

19th Cenury Burmese Seated Mandalay Buddha in gilded Wood and Lacquer, ca. 1890
Located in Berlin, DE
Crafted around 1890, the 19th-century Burmese Seated Mandalay Buddha stands as an exquisite embodiment of spiritual devotion and artistic finesse. Carved from gilded wood and adorned...
Category

1890s Burmese Antique Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Giltwood, Lacquer

Carved-Stone 'Hear No Evil' Sculpture
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
Tribal Carved-Stone ‘Hear No Evil’ Sculpture. Republic of Congo, circa late 19th Century.
Category

Late 19th Century Congolese Antique Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Stone

Large Abstract Polychrome Nafana "Bedu" Mask, Burkina Faso, Africa Wood Pigments
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Nafana "Bedu" mask, from Southern Burkina Faso/Ivory Coast. Wood with natural earth pigments. Note the double faces, one with tubular eyes and mouth for the dancer and the larger a...
Category

Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Late 19th c. French Hand Carved Wooden Monk c.1900
Located in San Francisco, CA
ABOUT A large late 19th c. painted, hand carved wooden French Monk with brown robe and rope belt holding a crucifix from the turn of the century. Shown with life size hand model. ...
Category

Early 19th Century French Antique Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Paint

Early Classic Wood Ashanti Stool Circle Supporting Top, Ghana Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A well-loved traditional stool or seat from the Akan people of Ghana. The supports for Akan stools take many forms, they can be purely geometric or architectural with simple posts a...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Dayak "Mother and Child" Ironwood Sculpture, Early 20th Century
Located in New York, NY
A hand-carved effigy of mother and child from the Dayak tribe in Borneo, mounted on a black metal stand. Ancestral figures were important in Dayak culture as a means of spiritual p...
Category

1910s Indonesian Vintage Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Hardwood

Pair of 20th Century Mbole Currency Pieces on Custom Mounts
Located in Chicago, IL
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural of the Mbole people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo with this exquisite pair of 20th-century Mbole copper currency cuffs. Mounted on cus...
Category

20th Century Congolese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Copper

Old Well Used Wood Ashanti Stool Hollow Cylinder Supporting Top Metal Repairs
Located in Point Richmond, CA
The stool was loved by its owner, repaired in several places with decorated metal straps. It has an openwork, tiered lattice central post and four support posts. It has the older sty...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

A Pair of Copper Currencies: “Katanga Crosses”
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A Pair of Copper Currencies: “Katanga Crosses” Central African Copper Belt (DR Congo, Zambia or Zimbabwe) Cast copper, archaeological patina Size each:...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Congolese Antique Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Copper

Old Classic Wood Ashanti Fante Stool with Supporting Leopard Mid-20th century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Created in the early to mid-20th century, by an anonymous artist of the Akan people of Ghana, probably Ashanti (Asante) or Fanti (Fante). What separates this stool from the standard ...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Benin King Oba and Queen, Pair of Hand Carved Seated Ebony Figures West African
Located in Rothley, Leicestershire
Charming Benin King Oba and his Queen. Terrific pair of Benin hand carved ebony hardwood figures. Intricate detailing on each of these super West African carvings Circa Mid 20th c...
Category

Late 20th Century Beninese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Ebony

French Modern Glazed Terracotta Face Mask Sculpture
Located in Houston, TX
French Modern Glazed Terracotta Face Mask Sculpture This 20th Century French Modern tribal style glazed terra cotta face mask sculpture is well exe...
Category

20th Century French Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

Princess Yenenga Of Ouagadougou On Horseback - Cast Bronze West African Figure
Located in Rothley, Leicestershire
Princess Yenenga, founder of the Mossi Empire, from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, bronze West African sculpture from the late 20th century This is a contemporary piece, not historical ...
Category

Late 20th Century Beninese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Bagadó
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Pavarandó
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Juajuta
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Manglé
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Tardor
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Uaba
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Haímana
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Andrianna Shamaris Rare Ancient Wood Torso
Located in New York, NY
Impressive century year old wood with incredible patina and character is set on a minimalist black steel base. This beautiful single piece of wood has been hand carved whilst respect...
Category

Early 1900s Antique Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Metal, Steel

Benin African Art Tribal Bronze Relief Sculpture Plaque
Located in Chesterfield, NJ
Striking and detailed bronze relief sculpture from Benin, now known as Nigeria, in Africa. This piece was modeled after ancient Benin bronzes, but is from the 20th Century. The intri...
Category

20th Century Beninese Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

African Woman Bust Hand-Carved Ebony Wooden Sculpture
Located in Plainview, NY
An African woman bust sculpture, meticulously hand-carved from the lustrous depths of ebony wood. This masterful creation pays homage to the rich heritage of African craftsmanship. The sculpture delicately unveils the intricate details of African women's accessories, each element a story etched in wood. Her elegance extends to the ornate adornments that frame her face—an ensemble of a triangle-shaped rhinestone and oversized earrings . A multi-layered necklace graces her neck, cascading down in layers that echo the timeless traditions of African jewelry...
Category

20th Century African Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Ebony

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Malanga
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Filao
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Yala
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
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2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Sirope
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
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2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

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Cane

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Pargo
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
Category

2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Shamanic Mask from the Rainforest Uera Chake
Located in VALENCIA, ES
Extraordinary as works of art and decoration, this mask come from the Shamanic beliefs and rituals of the Central American tribes. The Indigenous people divide the world in two, a vi...
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2010s Panamanian Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Cane

Decorative Hand-Carved African Sculpture of Kneeling Tribal Man Dark Wood
Located in Draper, UT
Hand-Carved African Sculpture of Kneeling Male made of Dark Wood. Hand-carved in Kenya. This carving is gorgeously detailed with a smooth sculpted face, hair tied back and ears ador...
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Mid-20th Century Kenyan Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Monumental 19th Century Benin Oba Warrior Bronze Sculpture! Africa
Located in Peoria, AZ
MAGNIFICENT! BENIN OBA 19TH CENTURY BRONZE WARRIOR SCULPTURE SUPERB EXAMPLE OF OBA METALWORK! DIMENSIONS: APPROXIMATELY 13" TALL CIRCA 1860-1900 Offered is a rare 19t...
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Late 19th Century Beninese Antique Tribal Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Tribal sculptures for sale on 1stDibs.

Find a broad range of unique Tribal sculptures for sale on 1stDibs. Many of these items were first offered in the 21st Century and Contemporary, but contemporary artisans have continued to produce works inspired by this style. If you’re looking to add vintage sculptures created in this style to your space, the works available on 1stDibs include decorative objects, folk art, asian art and furniture and other home furnishings, frequently crafted with wood, metal and other materials. If you’re shopping for used Tribal sculptures made in a specific country, there are Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Asia pieces for sale on 1stDibs. While there are many designers and brands associated with original sculptures, popular names associated with this style include Andrianna Shamaris, Hiroyuki Nishimura, Zougei, and Benin People. It’s true that these talented designers have at times inspired knockoffs, but our experienced specialists have partnered with only top vetted sellers to offer authentic pieces that come with a buyer protection guarantee. Prices for sculptures differ depending upon multiple factors, including designer, materials, construction methods, condition and provenance. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $149 and tops out at $274,500 while the average work can sell for $1,697.

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