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19th Century Aboriginal Churinga, Australia

19th Century Aboriginal Churinga, Australia
Antique 19th Century Australian Tribal Art
Wood
A lovely old large Clan Churinga, fine soft patina on both sides from rubbing during Aboriginal ceremonies. Deep vertical and linear carved design, done with a possum tooth or kangaroo ...
20th Century Tribal Makonde Helmet Mask

20th Century Tribal Makonde Helmet Mask
20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Tribal Art
The powerful, ruddy hue of this helmet mask first arrests the eye, after which focus is drawn to its smooth and naturalistically rendered portrait. Masks of this type were originally us...
Early 20th Century Drum, Papua New Guinea

Early 20th Century Drum, Papua New Guinea
Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Wood
Beautiful old Kundu Drum, Papua New Guinea L72cm Head Diameter 12cm - Ex Michael Hamson, Ex Italian Coll. Lovely aged hand drum, encrusted surface, signs of wear, cracks.
Antique Plains Beaded Pipe Bag, Arapaho, circa 1870 Classic Period

By Arapaho Indian Art
Antique Plains Beaded Pipe Bag, Arapaho, circa 187...
Arapaho Indian Art
Antique 19th Century American Native American Tribal Art
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An exceptional Plains Indian beadwork Tobacco Bag (Pipe Bag) from the late Classic period (pre or early reservation era). Constructed of native tanned hide and expertly beaded with trad...
Monumental Decorative Carved Wood Trough
20th Century Indonesian Rustic Tribal Art
Wood
Large sculptural wooden trough from Indonesia. Great indoors or outdoors. Would make for a fantastic planter.
Late 19th Century Tribal Boa Sickle

Late 19th Century Tribal Boa Sickle
Antique Late 19th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art
Elegance and painstaking craftsmanship mark this Boa sickle, which stands like an alert snake, poised, rigid yet fluid. The warmth of the handle against the cool steel grey of the blade...
African Drum Table

African Drum Table
Late 20th Century African Tribal Art
Hide, Wood
A 1970s African hand-carved hardwood drum made with stretched hides and twisted leather.
Early 20th Century Aboriginal Wunda Shield, Western Australia
Early 20th Century Aboriginal Wunda Shield, Wester...
Early 20th Century Australian Tribal Art
Wood
Beautiful Aboriginal Wunda shield, Western Australia. Pandal design featuring white clay, red ochre wash.
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Tribal Boomerang, Australia
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Tribal Boomerang, Aus...
Antique Late 19th Century Australian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A lovely, elegantly carved hardwood boomerang. With its pointed arc silhouette, the weapon almost seems to depict an abstract avian form. Subtle striations run the length of the stick, ...
Fijian Yaqona Bowl, Ex East Coast USA Private

Fijian Yaqona Bowl, Ex East Coast USA Private
Antique Late 19th Century Fijian Tribal Art
Wood
Fiji Yaqona bowl D 39cm, H 16.5 cm. Definite signs of use, adze carved, deep red brown patina. Used in ceremonies to make Yaqona, Yaqona - made from the roots of the pepper plant, Pipe...
Late 19th Century Tribal Baule Figure

Late 19th Century Tribal Baule Figure
Antique Late 19th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Divinatory figures among the Baule were used as dwellings of asye usu, or bush spirits, incorporeal consciousness’s from outside the village bounds brought into communication with the d...
Tongan Paki Paddle Club, 18th-19th Century

Tongan Paki Paddle Club, 18th-19th Century
Antique Early 19th Century Tongan Tribal Art
Wood
Tongan Paki, Dance Paddle Early 19th century, possibly 18th century. Wood Measure: L 66cm Ex Blacks Museum, Mt Gambier, South Australia. Used for the dance me’etu’upaki, .This traditio...
Late 19th Century Tribal Ngoni Headrest

Late 19th Century Tribal Ngoni Headrest
Antique Late 19th Century Malawian Tribal Tribal Art
Headrests were one of the most important objects in the daily lives of southern African men. Created as utilitarian items, they were also believed to have a second, more vital role as c...
Nabwikai mask, Vanuatu, Ex Nicolai Michoutouchkine, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Nabwikai mask, Vanuatu, Ex Nicolai Michoutouchkine...
Early 20th Century Vanuatuan Tribal Art
Wood
Ceremonial Mask H 24 cm, W 25 cm (incl. Tusks) Natural polychrome pigments, vegetable clay, wood, tree fern, boar tusk, spiderweb, coconut shell fibre. Native repair to one tusk enterin...
Tribal Hampatong Pantak Ancestor Statues from West...
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Vintage 1960s Indonesian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Hampatong Pantak ancestor statues from West Borneo. Mid-late 20th century. Hand-carved of ironwood. Offered by Bruce Hughes. Hampatong Pantak refer to wooden statues in Western Borneo...
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Wood Theater Mask fro...
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Antique Late 19th Century Nepalese Tribal Tribal Art
Paint, Wood
Offered by Zena Kruzick. Late 19th-early 20th century wood theater mask from Nepal The tone of the emotion conveyed with this very expressive mask, which was used in local theatrical e...
Early 20th Century Tribal Hehe Stool, Tanzania
Early 20th Century Tribal Hehe Stool, Tanzania
20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A graphic Hehe stool with three ridged legs and old patina of use. The Hehe people lived in isolation on a highland in southwestern Tanzania, northeast of Lake Nyasa. With the except...
19th Century Tribal Dogon Heddle Pulley

19th Century Tribal Dogon Heddle Pulley
Antique 19th Century Malian Tribal Tribal Art
Delicate symmetry defines this old, rare heddle pulley, which features twin figures posed back to back across an open space. The slim, caliper like silhouette of the pulley has been sha...
20th Century Collection of Doll like Ancestor Figu...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Wood
20th century eight doll like ancestor figure sculptures Adan culture Ghana Africa Offered By Callie Morgan Oakes A collection of eight hand-carved, wooden figures with natural pigme...
Early 20th Century Tribal Ethiopian Wooden Neck Rest
Early 20th Century Tribal Ethiopian Wooden Neck Re...
20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Early 20th century Ethiopian tribal head rest from the Omo valley area. This neckrest is of a good size and height and has a satisfying patina. Headrest sometimes doubled as stools a...
Dance Head Ornament Representing an Antelope Head,...
Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Primitive Tribal Art
Wood
A beautiful stylized antelope head used as headdress on ceremonial dances. Retains the old painting and patina over the carved wood. Traded by a professor working in Africa in the 1950’...
Kilim Rugs, Traditional Rugs, Colorful Rugs, Carpe...
21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Kilim Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
These kilims have been handmade in the North of Afghanistan by Uzbek and Turkmen tribes by using local wool and cotton. The quality of the flat weave rug is enhanced by the use of organ...
19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Copper Snake Cur...
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Antique Late 19th Century Congolese Other Tribal Art
Copper
Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes 19th or early 20th century copper snake currency sculpture Zaire Africa Ngelima culture, Zaire, hand-forged, copper rod in an anthropomorphic stylized...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana

Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery and the Europea...
Vintage Anatolian Minimalist Angora Wool Flat-Weave Rug, 1930's
Vintage Anatolian Minimalist Angora Wool Flat-Weav...
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Vintage 1930s Turkish Minimalist Tribal Art
Angora
Woven in soft angora wool, flat-weaves such as this one are attributed to the eastern Anatolian village of Siirt, an area populated by Kurdish people. Typically in a small. Squarish for...
Kilim Rugs, Carpet from Afghanistan

Kilim Rugs, Carpet from Afghanistan
21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Kilim Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
These traditional rugs are handwoven by the very skilled weaver in Afghanistan by Uzbek and Turkmen tribes, it reflects the best kilims weaving traditions. These handmade rugs are woven...
Embroidered Antique Uzbek Suzani Lucite Framed
Embroidered Antique Uzbek Suzani Lucite Framed
Artisan
Early 20th Century Uzbek Suzani Tribal Art
Linen, Silk, Lucite
Embroidered Uzbek Suzani framed in lucite box. Beautiful hand-stitched Turkish designs with silk in traditional patterns and vibrant pink, fuschia black and ivory colors. The Suzani fe...
Yaka Tribal Boy's Iniation Mask with Raffia, Congo...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Yaka Tribal Boy's Initiation Mask with Raffia, Congo, (DRC) A hand held mask used by boy's coming out of the initiation ceremonies. A flat mask held by the ha...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana

Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery, and the Europe...
"Grain Sack"

"Grain Sack"
Mid-20th Century Turkish Kilim Tribal Art
Cotton, Wool
A tribal cargo bag from Southeast Turkey, flat-woven with an intricate brocaded panel in the front. Woven exclusively for domestic use, with very little change over generations, these s...
Late 19th Century Tribal Bassa Mask

Late 19th Century Tribal Bassa Mask
Antique Late 19th Century Liberian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Bearing the deeply indented profile so Classic in Bassa masks, this superbly carved piece shows finely executed facial features, prominent cheekbones, and a jutting forehead surmounted ...
Eastern Pende Tribal Ram Mask, Congo, 'DRC'
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Eastern Pende Tribal Ram Mask, Congo, (DRC) Black and white painted ram mask, from the Eastern Pende, with tubular eyes and curved mouth and horns. Measure: ...
Zulu Wooden Tribal Contemporary Sculpture of Black...
20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Hand-carved tribal wooden Zulu African head, very nicely carved with gold embellished jewelry and traditional hair style and gold head dress. Large contemporary bust sculpture 30" H x 2...
Late 19th Century Tribal Sotho Prestige Vessel, Lesotho
Late 19th Century Tribal Sotho Prestige Vessel, Le...
Antique Late 19th Century Lesothian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
This small wooden Sotho prestige vessel boasts a carved geometric design and a beautiful smooth finish. The blackened design was produced by using a hot poker. Perfect for display o...
Vintage Embroidered Central Asian Felt Rug

Vintage Embroidered Central Asian Felt Rug
Unknown
Vintage 1930s Kyrgyzstani Tribal Tribal Art
Felts are among the first woollen structures made by mankind. Some of the earliest we know date from the 5th century B.C. and were found under ground in the frozen kurgans of Siberia. T...
Tribal Yoruba Maternity Figure holding a Bowl, Sig...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Tribal Yoruba maternity figure holding a bowl, Signed J.A. Fakeye, Nigeria A kneeling Female Yoruba figure with tall hairstyle and child in wrap on back reach...
19th Century Prestige Tribal Knife with Shell-Cove...
Antique 19th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art
Leather, Metal, Wood
A stunning 19th century knife with choral-colored shells on the scabbard. Among the many remarkable art traditions for which the Baule people of Cote D'ivoire are known is their manu...
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Yao Beaded ...
Antique Late 19th Century Malawian Tribal Tribal Art
Beads
A lovely beadwork sash in white, green, and blue with delicate tassels at either end. Yao beadcraft commonly features triangular motifs, and this sash is no exception, featuring horizon...
Tribal Lobi Standing Female Figure, Ghana, Africa
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Tribal Lobi standing female figure, Ghana, Africa Standing female figure with offering bowl on top of her head, nice sculpture, early colonial influence shown...
Early 20th Century Tribal Zulu Mat Rack Panel, South Africa
Early 20th Century Tribal Zulu Mat Rack Panel, Sou...
20th Century African Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A carved and mat rack Zulu panel. This wooden panel was inspired from the construction of Zulu mat racks, called Ibhaka or Amabhaxa. It was produced by Tivenyanga Qwabe, one of three...
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Bassa Mask, Liberia
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Bassa Mask,...
Antique Late 19th Century Liberian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A great sense of mass imbues this Bassa mask, imposing with its classically large brow, full cheeks, and heavy, almond-shaped silhouette. As the face sinks forcefully in at the eyes, th...
Tribal 19th Century Wooden Dance Club, Samoa
Tribal 19th Century Wooden Dance Club, Samoa
Antique Mid-19th Century Samoan Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A 19th century Samoan dance paddle or club. This old dance paddle has a fine old patina and geometric form. It is known as an anave. The club has a long lozenge-shaped blade and four...
Tribal Prestige Blade from Congo
Unknown
Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art
Brass, Copper, Iron
Offered by Vicki Shiba Prestige blade, Kikott Mbala/Yanzi/Dzing, D.R. Congo 1900-1920 Forged iron, wood, copper, brass tacks.
Vintage Central Asian Felt Rug, circa 1930

Vintage Central Asian Felt Rug, circa 1930
Unknown
Vintage 1930s Kyrgyzstani Tribal Tribal Art
Wool
Felts are among the first woolen structures made by mankind. Some of the earliest we know date from the 5th century B.C. and were found under ground in the frozen kurgans of Central Asi...
Early 20th Century Zulu Knobkerrie Sculpture, South Africa
Early 20th Century Zulu Knobkerrie Sculpture, Sout...
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Knobkerries were ubiquitously carried by Southern African men as weapons, dance staffs and symbols of status. While typically designed as somewhat utilitarian objects, they were oftenti...
Spirit of the Wolf, Ningeeuga Oshuitoq, Cape Dorset Inuit Art, 1979

By Ningeeuga Oshuitoq
Spirit of the Wolf, Ningeeuga Oshuitoq, Cape Dorse...
Ningeeuga Oshuitoq
Vintage 1970s Canadian Tribal Tribal Art
Paper
This vision of the Canadian artist Ningeeuga Oshuitoq (1918-1980) reflects the strong female spirit of the Inuit woman and her closeness with Nature and the spirit world. This limite...
Africanist Palmwood Pedestal by Charles Combes

By Charles Combes
Africanist Palmwood Pedestal by Charles Combes
Charles Combes
Vintage 1950s French Primitive Tribal Art
Palmwood
Charles Alphonse Combes (1891-1968) An exceptional carved stele in solid palmwood, in the Africanist style of the 1931 Paris Exposition Coloniale. Carved on both sides.
Standing Lobi Tribal Figure, Ghana, Africa
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue 24 inch standing Lobi tribal figure, Ghana, Africa. Tall Lobi figure with strong features, old, very hard wood with deep patina from native use. On custom bas...
20th Century Kamba Tribal Colonial Carving, Kenya
20th Century Kamba Tribal Colonial Carving, Kenya
20th Century Kenyan Folk Art Tribal Art
Wood
An early colonial carving from Kenya. There is a rich tradition of carving colonial figures for sale to European colonists throughout Africa. Many of these master carvers carved figu...
19th Century Hawaiian Bowl

19th Century Hawaiian Bowl
Antique 19th Century American Tribal Art
Wood
Hawaiian carved wooden bowls or calabashes are among the most beautiful in Polynesia. Originally inspired by the natural shapes of coconuts and gourds, calabashes are today prized works...
Yoruba Miniature Tribal Divination Plate, Nigeria
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Yoruba miniature tribal divination plate, Nigeria. Diviners among the Yoruba People of Nigeria use plates on which they cast items and read the results. This ...
Primitive Tribal Felt Rug

Primitive Tribal Felt Rug
Unknown
20th Century Turkish Tribal Tribal Art
Wool
Felts are among the first woolen structures made by mankind, some of the earliest we know were found in the 'kurgans' of Central Asia, decorated by a variety of zoomorphic motifs typica...
Early 20th Century Tribal Kuba or Binji Pipe, D.R. Congo
Early 20th Century Tribal Kuba or Binji Pipe, D.R....
Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A beautiful interplay of raised planes and clustered incisions structures this impressive cephalomorphic Congolese pipe. Flowing line work textures the head, which joins with the bridge...
Strong Geometric Lobi Standing Figure, Ghana, Afri...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Strong geometric Lobi standing figure, Ghana, Africa Finely carved with wonderful small adze marks creating a nice texture, this standing figure has a captiva...
20th Century Tribal Giryama Statue, Kenya
20th Century Tribal Giryama Statue, Kenya
Mid-20th Century Kenyan Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A highly abstract wooden post from Kenya. The Giryama people of the Kenyan coast are known for their long standing tradition of carved wooden mortuary posts. The grave posts, called ...
Tribal Dan Mask, Liberia, Early to Mid-20th Centur...
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Mid-20th Century Liberian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Scott McCue Tribal Dan Mask, Liberia, early to mid-20th century, Africa Old Dan mask with signs of wear and use to front and inside, row of fine holes around edge for att...
20th Century Lozi Vessel, Zambia

20th Century Lozi Vessel, Zambia
Vintage 1930s Zambian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
An extremely fine wood Lozi lidded vessel, Zambia, circa 1930s. At the turn of the 20th century, vessels decorated with zoomorphic or geometric handles became the decorative art form...
20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana

20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning Fante asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery and the E...