20th Century Tribal Tuareg Tent Poles For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 4 images

20th Century Tribal Tuareg Tent Poles

About

Among the Tuareg, tent poles are used to build the tent, hold up the tent wall mats and to hang leather bags and clothing. This particular kind of tent pole (ehel) is used to secure a wall mat that is placed around the owner's bed. The obvious care and craftsmanship employed in the production of these poles indicate that these are prestige pieces intended to embellish the tent and reflect the status of their owner. This particular pair of poles feature the intricate and exciting openwork carving ehel are renowed for. Positive and negative space offer simultaneous and equally fascinating compositional delights for the eye, conjuring an almost architectural maze of curves, corners, bridges and connections from a single plane of wood.

Details

  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • In the Style Of
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    20th Century
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 50 in. x W 8.5 in. x D 13 in.H 127 cm x W 21.59 cm x D 33.02 cm
  • Seller Location
    New York, NY
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
    LU104803761932
Buyer Protection Guaranteed
Our Promise To You: If you're not happy with the way an item arrived, we'll work with the seller on your behalf to ensure you're satisfied with the resolution. Read more

Delivery, Returns & Payment

  • Delivery
    Rates vary by destination and complexity
    Shipping methods are determined by item size, type, fragility and specific characteristics.
    Shipping costs are calculated based on carrier rates, delivery distance and packing complexity.
  • Return Policy

    This item can be returned within 3 days of delivery.

    View details
  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

No Reviews Yet
Vetted
Recognized
1stdibs seller since 2014
Located in New York, NY
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
Early 20th Century Tribal Zulu Beaded Necklace
Unknown
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
A gorgeous Zulu beaded panel necklace showing excellent preservation. Soft pink and mild green interplay beautifully with black and white in central chevrons lined by red and blue bo...
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, call...
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...
20th Century Tribal Ndebele Fertility Doll
20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Ndebele beaded fertility dolls are given to young girls when they attend initiation school. The doll is cared for and cherished until the woman's first pregnancy. According to custom...
You May Also Like
Old Tuareg Tent Poles like Modern Sculpture
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moorish Tribal Art
Wood
O/5452, old Tuareg tent poles, on iron bases, like modern sculpture.

Mid-20th Century Tuareg Teapot Mauritania Africa

By Artisan
$360 Sale Price
20% Off
Mid-20th Century Tuareg Teapot Mauritania Africa
Artisan
Mid-20th Century Mauritanian Tribal Tribal Art
Brass, Copper, Pewter
Mid-20th century Tuareg teapot Mauritania, Africa. Handcrafted of pewter, copper and brass decorations. The care, attention to detail and goldsmith techniques, used by the Tuareg t...
Mid-20th Century Tribal Tapa Cloth, Fiji
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Fijian Tribal Tribal Art
Natural Fiber
Offered by John Ruddy. Tapa cloth made from mulberry fiber with natural pigments, Fiji, mid-20th century.
Small Mid-20th Century Tribal Wood Stool, China
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Chinese Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by ZENA KRUZICK Small Mid 20th Century Wood Stool, China This small, rustic stool sports a gently curved seat and sturdy legs, mortise and tenon construction.
Early 20th Century Tribal Head Wrap, Northern Laos
Unknown
Early 20th Century Southeast Asian Tribal Tribal Art
Silk, Cotton
Offered by Zena Kruzick Early 20th century tribal head wrap, tai daeng ethnic group, northern laos This head wrap is silk supplementary weft patterned panels stitched to a length...
Mid-20th Century African Tribal Stool
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Mid-Century Modern Tribal Art
Wood
A very interesting African tribal stool. Possibly from the Ashanti tribe featuring an animal as its base carved in a geometric Art Deco style. Some wear and tear, which should be vis...
Tribal Style Clay Bust Sculpture, 20th Century
Mid-20th Century Unknown Tribal Busts
Unusual tribal style/African style artist clay bust from the 20th century. This unique colorful artist sculpture depicts a tribal figure.
Tribal Wooden Bowl, Handhewn, from Mali, Mid-20...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Malian Tribal Decorative Bowls
Wood
Tribal wooden bowl. Handhewn, from Mali, mid-20th century. Offered by Bruce Hughes. This rustic wooden bowl was fashioned by hand using very basic tools. The hand adzed texture of th...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries