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Wooden Carved Statue of Bakongo or Kongo Tribe Maternity Figure
Located in Montreal, QC
Wooden carved statue of Bakongo or Kongo Tribe maternity figure.
Category

1970s Congolese Vintage Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Zela People, DRC, Two Wooden Ancestors Sculptures with Scarifications
Located in Leuven , BE
Exceptional Zela Couple with shiny patina. The sculptures' cap-like hairstyles are typical for the Zela, as is the ritual scarification on their bodies' front and back. Apart fro...
Category

20th Century Congolese Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Brass Repoussé Ashanti African Leopard Stool
Located in Houston, TX
From Ghana, early to mid-20th century. Beautiful hand-hammered and embossed brass-clad over carved wood leopard stool. The leopard in Akan society is associated with the king or c...
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20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Brass

Hmong Storage Basket with Lid and Handle, Guizhou, China, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Hmong storage basket with lid and handle. Guizhou, China. Mid-20th century. This strongly constructed utilitarian basket is hand made of bamboo and is imbued with a fine dark patina...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Bamboo

Sepik River Figure from Tribal Papua New Guinea
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
A carved Sepik River figure from Papua New Guinea, with natural earth pigments cowrie shell decoration and painted details. Possibly from the Iatmul Peoples. The Iatmul tribes pop...
Category

20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Organic Material

Lega People, DRC, Two Ceremonial Bone Hairpins from the Lega People in DRC
Located in Leuven , BE
Lega People, DRC. Two ceremonial bone Hairpins from the Lega people in DRC.
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Art

Materials

Bone, Bone

Tribal House Pillar, Tharu of Nepal Mid-20th Century, Metal Base
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Tribal house pillar, Tharu of Nepal mid-20th century, 75 inches tall. Metal base This old post was used as a structural support in a Tharu house. It is decorated with a number of si...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Carved Wood Hook Figure Papua New Guinea
Located in Atlanta, GA
The elaborated carved wood figure with hooks was widely used by indigenous people to suspend items and foods in their huts across Papua New Guinea, mostly along the Sepik River. The ...
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20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

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,...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Metal, Bronze

Early-20th Century Seed and Beetle Cache-Sexe, Cameroon
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early-20th century seed and beetle cache-sexe, cameroon This unusual cache-sexe is in excellent condition, and when worn makes a lovely and enticing sound. Ref. A World of Belts b...
Category

Early 20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Natural Fiber

Aboriginal Body Painting Terrence Gurruwiwi Elcho Island, Australia
Located in Atlanta, GA
Title: Gumatj Ceremonial chest paint Medium: Acrylic on canvas Size: 32" H x 28.5" W Date created: November 2006 Artist: Terrence Gaypamany Gurruwiwi Language: Glapu Date of bi...
Category

Early 2000s Australian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Canvas

Carved Wood Aboriginal Shield, Western Australia
Located in Atlanta, GA
A tall and narrow parrying shield from the Aboriginal people living in the Western Australia. The piece was carved out of a single block of hard wood that is dense and heavy. Of a cl...
Category

Early 20th Century Australian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Iki Ningyo Face, Meiji Period, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Iki Ningyo Face, Meiji period, Japan A small and highly animated example of iki-ningyo (living doll) face from Japan. This one has inset glass eyes and bits of animal or human hai...
Category

Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Glass, Paint, Wood

Fiber Polychrome Mask Yam Ancestor Papua New Guinea
Located in Atlanta, GA
A well preserved Yam Ancestor mask professionally presented on a museum quality acrylic display stand. The mask was a classic tribal art piece from Abelam people who live in Maprik a...
Category

Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Acrylic, Natural Fiber

Betel Basket with Woven Design, Lampung, Sumatra Late 19th to Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Antique (Sirih) betel nut basket with removable inner tray. Plaited design. From the Lampung area of Sumatra, Late 19th to early 20th century. This rare old basket was used to hold ...
Category

Late 19th Century Indonesian Tribal Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Rattan

Vintage Tribal Carrying Basket from Ata Pue, Laos, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage Tribal carrying basket from Ata Pue, Laos, mid-20th century, 23.5" tall. This finely woven, beautifully detailed,carrying basket comes from the Ata Pu area of Laos.The prima...
Category

Mid-20th Century Laotian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan, Wood

20th Century Bark Cloth Painting, Mbuti 'Efe' People, D.R. Congo
Located in Point Richmond, CA
20th Century bark cloth painting, Mbuti (Efe) people, Ituri Forest, D. R. Congo A painted barkcloth from the Efe people in the Ituri forest of northeastern Democratic Republic of ...
Category

1970s Congolese Tribal Vintage Tribal Art

Materials

Natural Fiber

Senufo People, Ivory Coast, Standing Female Tugubele Divination Figure
Located in Leuven , BE
Dolichocephalic head on top of a strong long neck, sagittal crested headdress symbolizing mythological Birds (hornbills probably), the shoulders broad, the strong arms and legs bent,...
Category

Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Urhobo People, Nigeria, Family Ancestor Statue with Rests of Kaolin
Located in Leuven , BE
Urhubo people, Nigeria. Family Ancestor Statue with rests of Kaolin.
Category

20th Century Nigerian Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Collection of Three Lobi Snake Currencies on Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
A collection of Burkina Faso currency from the mid-20th century. This assortment of three vintage African ritual iron snakes effigies originate from the Lobi tribe of Burkina Faso. T...
Category

Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Single Yua Wenga from Papua New Guinea
Located in Atlanta, GA
A single Yua Wenga currency from the early 20th century on custom iron stand. This antique tribal currency piece from Papua New Guinea has been carved from a giant clam shell, with p...
Category

Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Copper Konga Legband from, Early 20th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
An early 20th century (possibly late 19th century) African Legband (ankle bracelet) of copper alloy, from Mongo Peoples of the Congo. These legbands were both currency and status sym...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Art

Materials

Copper

Antique Native American Beaded Moccasins, Crow 'Plains Indian', circa 1870
By Crow
Located in Denver, CO
A vintage/antique pair of Native American beaded moccasins, created circa 1870 during the Late Classic Period of North American Indian art by a Crow (Plains Indian) artist. Composed ...
Category

19th Century American Native American Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Beads, Glass, Hide

Antique Native American Beaded Hide Dress, Yakima, Plateau Region, circa 1890
Located in Denver, CO
Antique beaded hide dress, Yakima, Plateau Region, Native American Indian, late 19th century, circa 1890. Traditional native-tanned hide dress is beaded across the top (yoke) in dark...
Category

19th Century American Native American Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Hide

Vintage Tribal Rug with Headless Blue Camel on Desert Landscape
Located in Milan, IT
A rare and unusual tribal rug, distinguished by a square format depicting a stylised indigo blue camel set against a golden yellow background, reminiscent of a desert landscape. Rugs...
Category

1930s Turkish Tulu Vintage Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

East African Double Zigua Figure with Large Ears, Early 20th Century, Tanzania
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Zigua people, early double figure prestige or magical staff with large ears, one figure on top of other, early 20th century, Tanzania. A striking dance or prestige staff with hauntin...
Category

Early 20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Large Burmese Bronze Rain Drum Table
Located in Hudson, NY
Burmese bronze Karen rain drum with intricate decoration on the top and around the body of the drum with four piggy-backed frogs on the Tympanum three elephants in relief on the side...
Category

Mid-20th Century Southeast Asian Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Massim Canoe Splash Boards from Papua, New Guinea
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of decoratively carved wood splash boards from the southeastern region of Papua, New Guinea, presented on custom stands. This pair of vintage tribal boards have been carved fr...
Category

Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Mounted Dida Tie-Dyed Ceremonial Kerchief
Located in Chicago, IL
An incredible and rare mid-20th century Dida hand-plated Shibori tie-dyed raffia ceremonial kerchief mounted on a linen stretched board that floats off the wall in the shape of the k...
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Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Raffia

Lovale People, Zambia, Female Mask "Mwana Pwevo"
Located in Leuven , BE
A mask made of hardwood, with an indigenous repair and good usage patina on the outside and the inside... Despite featuring the incised tribal mark of the Chokwe people (so-called ‘C...
Category

Early 1900s Zambian Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Rare Pair of Very Old Yoruba Ibeji Figures
Located in Leuven , BE
Rare pair of very old Yoruba Ibeji figures.
Category

20th Century Nigerian Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Mother and Child Figure "Phemba", Kongo, Drc, Beginning 20th C
Located in Leuven , BE
Her legs crossed, the mother sits on a bit of stool and holds the child on her knees, staring in the distance. She’s wearing a knitted headdress and bracelets, attributes of a Chief’...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Mounted Kuba Shoowa Embroidered Cloth
Located in Chicago, IL
A wonderful mid-20th century Kuba Shoowa flat-weave multi-colored embroidered raffia cloth panel with a fantastic all-over geometric motif. Sometimes multiple panels are stitched tog...
Category

Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Raffia

Mounted Kuba Cloth Panel
Located in Chicago, IL
A striking 20th century Kuba cloth panel with a fantastic all-over interlocking meandering hook pattern woven in black and natural flat-weave and cut pile raffia. Kuba cloths are con...
Category

20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Raffia

Tongue-in-Cheek Mounted Kuba Cloth Panel
Located in Chicago, IL
A provocative late 20th century Kuba cloth panel with a bold zigzag and diamond pattern woven in black and natural cut pile raffia surrounding a tongue-in-cheek inscription reading, ...
Category

Late 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Raffia

Lega People, Drc, Set of 3 Ceremonial Hammers Made of Ivory
Located in Leuven , BE
Set of three rare ceremonial hammers.
Category

20th Century Congolese Tribal Art

Materials

Ivory, Ivory

Moroccan African Zemmour Ethnic Textile Rug
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage Moroccan nomadic African Tuareg rug, wool and cotton embroidered geometrical modernist designs and adorned with sequins, 22 ft Moroccan runner ethnic textile. Rare Moroccan...
Category

1950s Moroccan Tribal Vintage Tribal Art

Materials

Wool, Cotton

Two Ceremonial Weapon from Highlands of Papua New Guinea Provenance
Located in Atlanta, GA
Two Oceanic ceremonial weapons from PNG highlands circa 20th century. It consists of two pieces. The first is an ax with a wood shaft and a flat elongated head wrapped in finely wove...
Category

Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Rattan, Wood

Carved Suspension Hook Figure Papua New Guinea
Located in Atlanta, GA
This well carved and polychrome decorated suspension hook figure was from the Middle Sepik river region in Papua New Guinea, made by PNG Iatmul people and associated groups. The anth...
Category

Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Djimini Cote d'Ivoire Wood Pulley Ex Christies 1996 Sublime Antelope Face Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Finely carved wood weaving heddle pulley from the Djimini people in Cote d'Ivoire, Africa. With a sublime subtle carved face representing a human/ antelope or bush cow. Deep patina a...
Category

Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Old worn Philippine Spoon with Monkey Maternity Mother Figure with Baby on Back
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Worn and polished Philippine "pakko" or spoon with standing monkey faced female figure with baby on back, mid-20th century. Made of sagat hardwood on custom metal stand. Ex old South...
Category

Mid-20th Century Philippine Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Beaded Moccasins, Cheyenne 'Plains Indian', circa 1880s, Buffalo Tracks
Located in Denver, CO
19th century Native American Beaded Moccasins, Cheyenne (Plains Indian), circa 1880s. Native tanned hide with glass trade beads in red, white, yellow and blue. Buffalo Track design i...
Category

1880s American Native American Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Hide

Early 20th Century Hollow Fine Cast Bronze Baule Bracelet Classic Sculpture Form
Located in Point Richmond, CA
An early 20th century hollow cast bronze bracelet from the Baule of Cote d'Ivoire. Beautiful cast geometric design around outside, smooth from wear inside. On custom metal base, 5 in...
Category

Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Mid-20th Century Hand-Carved Tribal Wood Wall Panel from Nias Island, Indonesia
Located in Atlanta, GA
An early to mid-20th century carved wood wall panel from Nias Island in the Indonesian archipelago. This tribal wall panel from Nias Island (an island located off the western coast o...
Category

Mid-20th Century Indonesian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

Early 20th Century Indian Carved Wood & Wrought Iron Storage Chest Box
Located in New York, NY
Hand-carved wooden Indian tribal storage chest box with hand-wrought iron hinges and straps, and handle. Early 20th century, Northern India.
Category

Early 20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

19th Century Carved Indian Carnival God Figure, Polychrome Paint on Stand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Interesting 19th century carved figure with polychrome decoration. Unique coloration and dance position with arm raised. Considerable losses consistent with age, but flaking seems ...
Category

19th Century Indian Primitive Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Paint

Andrianna Shamaris African Antique Bronze Currency
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful antique African art object originally used as currency. Lovely patina on this rare solid piece that could also be put on a stand. This art object was sourced in the spi...
Category

Early 20th Century African Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

Mid 20th Century Peruvian Amazon Shipibo Tribe Earthenware Vessel
Located in San Francisco, CA
Mid 20th century Peruvian Amazon Shipibo Tribe earthenware vessel Remarkable hand made, hand painted, hand fired earthenware food vessel. The lower half of the large conical sh...
Category

Mid-20th Century Peruvian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Earthenware

Tall Elegant Standing Lobi Figure with Expressive Face, Early 20th Century Ghana
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Tall elegant standing Lobi figure with expressive face, simple features, old worn dark patina. Early 20th century Ghana. 14 1/4 inches on custom base. Check all the angles! Old hole ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Tribal African Dogon Hardwood Sculptural Ladder, 19th Century
Located in Stow on the Wold, GB
Magnificent tribal Dogon ladder from Africa. Fabulous sculptural piece carved from one piece of hardwood with wonderful Adze tool marks. Each step has been handcarved from the wood u...
Category

19th Century Malian Tribal Antique Tribal Art

Materials

Hardwood

Geometric Painted Standing Mbole Figure, DRC, Early 20th Century Cubist Form
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Geometric painted red, white and black standing Mbole figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa. Early 20th century cubist form with great zig zag profile. Ex - old private collec...
Category

Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Makonde Modernist Blackwood Sculpture Aardvark Shetani
Located in Rochester, NY
Makonde modernist / surrealistic sculpture of an Aardvark / Antbear. Exceptional finely carved blackwood with original red stained features in overall beautifully aged old surface co...
Category

20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Alajar Pottery Plate with Face in the Manner of Picasso
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A wonderful terracotta plate with tripod legs - painting in the manner of Picasso - stamped and with original tag Could be hung or used only as decorative or for the bar too!
Category

20th Century Mid-Century Modern Tribal Art

Materials

Pottery, Terracotta

Vintage Wood Carved Mythical Animal Makara, Thailand, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage wood carved mythical animal. Makara. Thailand, Mid-20th Century. 30" Long. Coconut Grater? This whimsical carving of a Makara comes from northern Thailand, and was probably ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Thai Folk Art Tribal Art

Materials

Teak, Paint

Vintage Ethiopian Leather Shield on Custom Iron Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
An Ethiopian tribal shield on custom iron stand. This vintage shield, originating from Ethiopia, has an overall convexly rounded-shape, and is made of a rich brown animal hide with w...
Category

20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Art

Materials

Metal, Iron

Powerful Scarified Makonde Portrait Helmet Mask Tanzania, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Powerful Scarified Makonde portrait helmet mask from Tanzania. Early 20th century with heavy dark patina from traditional tribal use, wear inside from being used. Finely carved featu...
Category

Early 20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Polychrome Leather African Massai Tribe Shield
Located in Montreal, QC
Polychrome leather African Massai tribe shield.
Category

1970s Kenyan Vintage Tribal Art

Materials

Leather

Standing Male Ibibio Figure with Hands Up and Hat, Sublime Face, Nigeria, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Standing male Ibibio figure with flat hands up and hat, very detailed sublime face, Nigeria, early 20th century. Wear and patina from tribal use, losses to feet. Body with soft round...
Category

Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art

Materials

Wood