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Pair of Wooden Tribal Statues from West Nepal, Anc...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Pair of wooden tribal statues from West Nepal. Ancestor couple, mid-20th century Offered by Bruce Hughes. This charming couple comes from West Nepal, most probably from the area of th...
Native American Beaded Head Ring, Kwakwaka'wakw 'Kwakiutl', Late 19th Century
Native American Beaded Head Ring, Kwakwaka'wakw 'K...
Native American Art
Antique Late 19th Century American Native American Tribal Art
Beads
Beaded Head Ring/ Sisiutl Design Kwakwaka'wakw, circa 1890 Trade cloth, glass beads Measurements listed include the custom tabletop display stand. The hat alone measures 4.5 H x 5...
Two Handblown Glass Domes with Fine Beaded Regalia...
Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Art
Burlap, Wood, Beads
Two very decorative modern handblown domes containing: Five Ceremonial Flutes or Whistles Beaded flutes from the Cameroon Grassland come in a variety of geometric form, taking on ...
Early 20th Century Sanggori Brass/Copper Head Orna...
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Early 20th Century Indonesian Tribal Tribal Art
Brass, Copper
Offered by Zena Kruzick Early 20th century tribal sanggori brass or copper alloy head ornament, Toraja people, Sulawesi, Indonesia. These sinuous brass and copper alloy head pieces ...
Collection of Ndebele Fertility Dolls
20th Century African Tribal Tribal Art
Beads
A group of six collected Ndebele hand beaded fertility dolls of various sizes and designs. The dolls are made in secret by the maternal grandmother of the bride and ritually presented w...
Mid-20th Century Tribale Double Faced Figurative C...
Mid-20th Century Peruvian Tribal Tribal Art
Ceramic
Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes. Mid-20th century large tribal double faced figurative ceramic pot Shipibo culture Peruvian Amazon. Natural pigments and bold, unique, geometric desig...
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...
Mid-20th Century Tami Islands Papua New Guinea Tri...
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Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art
Kaolin, Wood
Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes mid-20th century Tami Islands Papua new guinea wooden feast bowl Of classic form, each end carved with raised and incised imagery depicting stylized s...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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, ...
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...
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...
Early 20th Century Tribal Karamojong Wooden Neck R...
Early 20th Century Ugandan Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
An elegant headrest with chain-link carrying strap from Uganda. Headrests are used by the nomadic tribes in the Karamoja Savannah and come in various forms. They range from the simpl...
Two Beaded Royal Headdresses, Cameroon Grasslands
Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Art
Burlap, Wood, Beads
The Beaded Royal Headdresses are made of a palm tree fiber structure ,covered with burlap cloth embroidered with European glass beads that cover the entire object, imparting geometric s...
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Lacquered Offering Ve...
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Antique Late 19th Century Burmese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood, Lacquer
Offered by Vicki Shiba Late 19th-early 20th century lacquered offering vessel, Hsun-ok, Burma A red lacquered 12-ribbed container with cover designed to carry meals for monks and hi...
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 Mossi Doll, Burkina Faso
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Tribal Art
Hide
Owned by Mossi girls and women, small figures like these could function both as a toy for a young girl or as an object to promote the fertility of a woman. Crafted of hide, this strikin...
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...
Late 19th Century Indigo-Dyed Cotton Patchwork Far...
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Antique Late 19th Century Japanese Folk Art Tribal Art
Cotton
Offered by JOHN RUDDY Indigo-dyed cotton patchwork farmer’s vest, Japan, from the late 19th Century A superb example of the resourcefulness required of Japanese rural life in the late ...
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...
Fine New Afghan Rugs, Turkman Design Carpet
21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Rustic Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
This is an example of fine Afghan red rug made by highly skilled Turkman handmade rugs weavers in the north of Afghanistan. They have used hand spun wool and 100% organic dyes for the p...
Early 20th Century Woven Mat, Ainu Culture, Japan
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Early 20th Century Japanese Tribal Tribal Art
Cotton, Natural Fiber
Offered by John Ruddy Woven mat, Ainu culture, Hokkaido, northern Japan, 20th century. This woven mat is made of bulrush and dune grass, and would likely have been used as insulatio...
Beaded Double Headed Snake Belt, Cameroon Grasslan...
Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Art
Burlap, Wood, Beads
The double headed snake is the symbol of the Bamum Kingdom. Initialy the King was the only person to wear the belt made of a rafia woven strip covered with cloth and beads. After the ar...
19th Century Tribal Dahomey Fish Figurine
Antique 19th Century Beninese Tribal Tribal Art
Brass
This small piscine figure once served as a finial ornament to a larger work. Close examination reveals a fine range of textural details and patterns that vividly describe the surface. A...
Ottoman Empire ‘18th Century or Earlier’ Pair of T...
Antique 18th Century Turkish Tribal Art
Leather, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood
18th century or earlier, (Ottoman Empire) pair of Turkish bath clogs with mother-of-pearl inlay these are a beautiful decorative object d' art which would work well on a pile of books ...
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...
Fine New Afghan Rugs, Turkman Design Carpet
21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Rustic Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
This is an example of fine Afghan red rug made by highly skilled Turkman handmade rugs weavers in the north of Afghanistan. They have used hand spun wool and 100% organic dyes for the p...
Mid-20th Century Tribal Rice Cutter, Khymer Cultur...
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Mid-20th Century Cambodian Tribal Tribal Art
Aluminum, Horn
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th Century Tribal Rice Cutter, Khymer Culture, Cambodia The gracefully curved part of the ox Horn was used to gather a handful of rice plants and then wit...
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...
19th Century Carved Wood Seated Buddha, Burma (Mya...
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Antique 19th Century Burmese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood, Paint
Offered by Vicki Shiba, 19th century carved wood seated Buddha, Burma (Myanmar).            
20th Century Hima Tribal Lidded Milk Jug, Uganda
Mid-20th Century Ugandan Tribal Art
Wood
A beautiful Hima wood milk jug with finely woven lid. The Hima are said to be the descendants of pastoralists who migrated into the region from the northeast. These wooden containers...
Beaded Ceremonial Dynamic Figure, Cameroon Grassla...
Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Art
Burlap, Wood, Beads
Beaded Figure were either representatives of Royal Ancestors or of Important Lineage Figures. Cameroon Art is one of the few to present figures in a non-static way. This Wooden Dancing ...
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...
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...
Kilim Rugs with Traditional Design, Carpet from Af...
21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Kilim Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
This carpet rug comes from the family of the handmade rugs in the North of Afghanistan by Uzbek and Turkmen tribes. The materials used for the production of this tribal rug are wool and...
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...
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 ...
Wooden Tribal Statue from West Nepal Shaman Figure...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Wooden tribal statue from west Nepal. Shaman figure. Mid-20th century. On a wooden base. Offered by Bruce Hughes. This wooden figure comes from West Nepal, from the area of the Karnal...
Kilim Rugs with Traditional Design, Carpet from Af...
21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Kilim Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
This Kilim is a hand woven rug designed by the very skilled weaver in Afghanistan by Uzbek and Turkmen tribes. These wool rugs reflect the best weaving traditions. The striped rug is wo...
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...
Kilim Rugs with Traditional Design, Carpet from Af...
21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Kilim Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
This flat weave rug has been handmade in the North of Afghanistan by Uzbek and Turkmen tribes by using local wool and cotton. The quality of the woven rug is enhanced by the use of orga...
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...
Large Tribal Seated Igbo Ikenga Figure with Sword,...
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Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art
Offered by Scott McCue Large tribal seated Igbo Ikenga figure with sword, early 20th century, Nigeria Large Ikenga figure from a shrine, seated on classic for four legged stool, hol...
Rare 19th Century Zulu Wars Wirework Prestige Stic...
Antique 1870s South African Tribal Tribal Art
Brass, Copper, Wood
An exceptional 19th century Zulu wirework prestige stick. This beautiful and exceedingly rare object would have been owned by a person of very high rank and status. The staff is decorat...
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...
Yoruba Tribal Gelede Mask with Ears, Nigeria, Earl...
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Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art
Offered by Scott McCue Yoruba tribal Gelede mask with ears, Nigeria, early to mid-20th century. Early Yoruba Gelede mask with nice age, of lightweight wood with traces of black pigm...
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...
Standing Akan Ghana Tribal Female Figure, Early 20...
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Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Tribal Art
Offered by Scott McCue Standing Akan Ghana Tribal Female Figure, early 20th century with black hair Akan shrine figure, a standing female figure with black hair and details, remains...
19th Century Tribal Tongan Dance Paddle
Antique 19th Century Tongan Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
This gorgeous paddle is of a type used in the ancient Tongan group dance me'etu'upaki, which bears resemblance to a kind of war dance. With its highly distinctive shape, the paki displa...
Wooden Tribal Statue from West Nepal, Mid-20th Cen...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Wooden tribal statue from West Nepal, mid-20th century. Mounted on a metal plate. Offered by Bruce Hughes. This wooden figure comes from West Nepal, from the area of the Karnali river...
Late 19th Century Pair of Tribal Zulu Combs
Antique Late 19th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
A fine pair of Zulu combs decorated with crosshatched incisions. Ash would be rubbed into the incisions in order to create these darkened designs. When not used, these combs were often ...
African Tribal Yoruba, Nigeria Rider Figure Offeri...
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Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art
Offered by Scott McCue African tribal Yoruba, Nigeria rider figure offering bowl, early 20th century Early Yoruba offering bowl in the from of a male figure riding on horse back w...
Kilim Rugs, Carpet from Afghanistan
2010s Afghan Kilim Tribal Art
Wool, Cotton, Organic Material
These striped wool rugs derive from Afghanistan. It is entirely hand woven rug with the best wool and cotton. Only organic dyes have been used for the production of this flat-woven rug....
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...
19th Century Tribal Papua New Guinea Stone Celt 'C...
Antique 19th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Tribal Art
Veins of taupe run and scatter down the length of the dark green, striated face of this beautiful currency stone. With its subtle color transitions and multitude of organic details, thi...