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Carved wood chair - GHANA - Ca 1900
Carved wood chair - GHANA - Ca 1900
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Wood
Carved wood chair - GHANA - ETHNIE ASHANTI - Ca 1900. # E5423
Antique Bandirma Prayer Rug
Antique Bandirma Prayer Rug
Early 20th Century Turkish Turkish Rugs
Wool
Wonderful antique Turkish Bandirma rug with classic prayer design. Very good condition, minor area of lower pile. All 4 sides in very good original condition without any restoration....
Beni Ourain Vintage Rug in "Manhattan Design"
Beni Ourain Vintage Rug in "Manhattan Design"
Late 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs
Wool
Never seen one of a kind tribal vintage Beni Ourain rug. Very unusual design, reminds on a view from a skyscraper into New York. Extraordinary piece, very good condition.
Carved Statue, Head Hunter Ifugao Tribal Warrior
Carved Statue, Head Hunter Ifugao Tribal Warrior
Early 20th Century Philippine Tribal Art
This unique standing statue of Ifugao warrior stands tall and proud. Originally purchased in an antique shop in Luzon, Philippines in the 1950s. This tall statue is one solid piece o...
Pair of Large Skookum Dolls
Pair of Large Skookum Dolls
H.H. Tammen Company
20th Century American Native American Tribal Art
Fabric, Felt, Plastic
Large pair of male and female skookum dolls of braided hair, plastic faces, and wooden legs with fabric and felt clothes attributed to H.H. Tammen Co.
Large Embossed Nigerian Currency Trade Bracelet On Stand
Large Embossed Nigerian Currency Trade Bracelet...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art
Nickel
Circa 1900 heavy Nigerian trade currency cuff style bracelet made of embossed nickel on custom made iron stand.
African Colonial Folk Art Figures
African Colonial Folk Art Figures
Antique 19th Century Mozambican Folk Art Sculptures
Wood
This pair of seated male figures, carved of light-hued wood and treated with pokerwork details, depicts two colonial administrators. With the advent of colonization, African carver...
Australian aboriginal ironwood Bima Figure Carving Tiwi Island
Australian aboriginal ironwood Bima Figure Carv...
Myra Ann Tipiloura
20th Century Australian Tribal Tribal Art
Collected in Tiwi Island off the coast of Northern Australia, this Bima Figure Carving was carved and painted by Myra Ann Tipiloura out of Iron wood. It was painted in the clan patte...
Australian Aboriginal Yawkyawk Fiber Sculpture
Australian Aboriginal Yawkyawk Fiber Sculpture
Allison Guwanjguwanj
Vintage 1970s Australian Tribal Tribal Art
Fiber art by contemporary aboriginal artist Allison Guwanjguwanj. It depicts a dreamtime creature called "Yawkyawk" which is the ancestor of the clan. It is a mermaid-like creature ...
Hopi "Birds" Vase
Hopi "Birds" Vase
Vintage 1930s American Native American Tribal Art
Ceramic
Native American (Hopi) vase, probably First Mesa. The vase, having burnished buff color ground and decorated with two stylized birds with traditional banding at neck. From the co...
A Vintage Moroccan Berber Rug
A Vintage Moroccan Berber Rug
Vintage 1970s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs
Wool
Vintage Berber rug from the Taznakht tribe in south eastern Morocco. Rare piece with beautiful color combination
Antique tribal rug
Antique tribal rug
Early 20th Century Persian Tribal Persian Rugs
Wool
Antique collectors rug with typical tribal motives. Handknotted by women of the Quashgai tribe in the Zagros highland mountains in southern persia. Very good condition and natural ve...
Vintage moroccan carpet
Vintage 1960s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs
Wool
Very beautiful vintage moroccan tribal carpet. Handknotted by tribal women in the moroccan mountains. Joyfull colors and design.
Canoe Prow in the Style of Papua New Guinea
20th Century Papua New Guinean Other Tribal Art
Wood
This wooden carving with pigment decoration is a quality example of the type carved from a used canoe in the style of Papua New Guinea . The prow is in the form of a stylized crocod...
Nepalese Carved Rock Crystal Goddess Swetavarahi
Antique 19th Century Nepalese Tibetan Sculptures
Brass, Rock Crystal
The four Vahari are Newari (or Nepalese) boar-faced goddesses that protect Temples in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. This rare, rock-crystal sculpture surrounded with generous amount...
Indigo Dyed Yoruba (Nigeria) Woman's Weave Cloth
Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Quilts and Blankets
Early 20th Century indigo dyed Yoruba (Nigeria) woman's weave cloth.
A collection of Dagari Spirit Figures From Bur...
Vintage 1930s Burkinabe Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
This impressive collection of four carved wood figures are from the land locked African country of Burkina Faso. This nation bordered by 6 other countries including Mali is home to ...
Yoruba (Nigeria) Early 20th Century Cloth
Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Quilts and Blankets
Cotton, Silk
Fine early 20th Century hand spun indigo cotton and Trans-Sahara silk cloth.
Large African polychrome wood Bobo Mask on stand
Vintage 1960s Burkinabe Tribal Tribal Art
Wood, Pigment
A large wood mask on custom iron stand with a dramatic presence. The bobo mask is from Burkina Faso used in ceremonical dance. The mask is finely carved and decorated with polychrome...
Chibinda Ilunga Figure Chokwe Angola African Tr...
Vintage 1950s Angolan Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
The Figure represents the hero Chibinda Ilunga, royal ancestor of the Chokwe people. According to legend, llunga, the son of a great Luba chief, wooed Lweji, a Lunda chieftainess. He...

Pukumoni Pole Australian Aboriginal Art

By John Patrick Kelantumama
Pukumoni Pole Australian Aboriginal Art
John Patrick Kelantumama
20th Century Australian Folk Art Tribal Art
Pukumoni Pole is a clan totem pole from Tiwi Island off the northern Australian coast. It is made of the dense iron wood and decorated with clan specific symbols using ochre pigment....
Australian Aboriginal Yawkyawk Fiber Sculpture
Allison Guwanjguwanj
21st Century and Contemporary Australian Tribal Tribal Art
Fiber art by contemporary aboriginal artist Allison Guwanjguwanj. It depicts a dreamtime creature called "Yawkyawk" which is the ancestor of the clan. It is a mermaid-like creature ...
Pre-Columbian Gold Dignitary Figure
Pre-Columbian
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Colombian Pre-Columbian Tribal Art
This pendant was most likely meant to represent a sort of portrait of the bearer, an important chieftain or "cacique." The depicted male figure wears a crown or headdress, necklace, ...
Pre-Columbian Gold Avian Pendant
Unknown
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Colombian Pre-Columbian More Folk Art
This gorgeously detailed pendant comes from the pre-Columbian Tairona culture. The pendant probably represents a Harpy Eagle (the largest on the American continent), and the triple h...
Nigeria Epa Helmit mask Africa tribal art
Vintage 1950s Tribal Tribal Art
An Epa Helmet Mask, Nigeria, Africa. Fully carved mother and child; painted red and black with touches of white; Provenence: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis; The Eiteljorg Mu...
Blanket Lizard Kurruporani pole Australian Abor...
Wally Kerinauia
21st Century and Contemporary Australian Tribal Tribal Art
Blanket Lizard Kurruporani was a male ancestor figure in Dreamtime for the Tiwi clan. The statue was carved from dense local ironwood and decorated with clan specific pattern and coc...
Ironwood Woman Ancestor statue Australian Abori...
Tess Tipungwuti
21st Century and Contemporary Australian Tribal Sculptures
Tiwi Woman Figure From Tiwi Island off the Northern coast of Australia. The statue was carved from the dense iron wood and decorated with clan specific patterns and coconut fibers. ...
Large Tribal 1970's Gilt Bronze Pendant
Vintage 1970s American Collectible Jewelry
Ormolu
Large Tribal 1970's Gilt Bronze Pendant
20th Century Jaguar Mask
20th Century Mexican Tribal Tribal Art
Leather, Gesso, Fabric, Wood, Paint
Wood and leather "helmet" type mask used in the crop fertility ceremonies in Guerrero, MÉXICO. This ceremony has ancient connections to rain, fighting and sacrifice. Th...
A Carved Maori Treasure Box
Early 20th Century New Zealand Tribal Tribal Art
Wood, Abalone
A powerfully carved Maori Revival feather or treasure box. The body of the box carved with a ferocious seated tiki at each end, bodies covered in tattoos, and tongues out. The eye...
Antique Hand Carved Wooden Bookends
Vintage 1930s Tribal Art
Wood
Antique hand carved bookends.
Two Eskimo Inuit Carvings of Women Wearing Amau...
20th Century Canadian Native American Objects
Stone
2 signed Eskimo Inuit carvings of 2 women wearing amauti - a specialized jacket for carrying babies. They are signed by YOUTIE SUDLOO (1946-) The taller man is approx 6 inches tall ...
Pre-columbian Xalitla Figures Figures 1200-900 B.C
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Tribal Art
Clay
We have a collection of exceptional early Precolumbian Xalitla figures form Guerrero, Mexico circa 1200-900 B.C. Over 80 figures in all.
African Ashanti Kente Cloth
20th Century African Tribal Art
African Ashanti Kente Cloth, hand loomed textile, ceremonial regalia worn by the tribe early to mid 20th Century
Oceanic Triple Mask Canoe Prow Shield
20th Century Papua New Guinean Masks
Wood, Shell, Paint
Large triple mask probably from the Upper Sepik River, Papau New Guinea, Oceania. Carved heavy single wood plank. The mask is adorned with shell eyes, fiber and polychrome paint. ...
Korhogo Cloth from Ivory Coast of Africa
Korhogo Tribe
Antique 19th Century Tribal Art
This is a hand spun, hand woven and hand painted cotton cloth for which an entire village takes part in its creation. Women of the Korhoga Tribe spin the cotton, while the men weave ...
Large Shiva Lingam , " Linghum " with stand, de...
Shiva Lingam
20th Century Indian Tribal Art
Stone
Monumental and very decorative stone, symbolizing many spiritual forms. Measures are for the stone only.
Ethnographic Assemblage
Antique 19th Century Sculptures
Wood
Two distinct 19th century objects make up this simple "assemblage": a Zulu weapon called a knobkierrie, and an old Japanese cutting block. Each component is blessed with a beautiful ...
19th Century Tin Wedding Head Dress on Custom S...
Antique 19th Century Chinese Tribal Art
Tin
19th c. Chinese wedding headdress in nickel and tin with circular applied decorations and dangling tassels. Custom iron stand.
Pair of African Tribal Spears
Antique 19th Century African Folk Art Sculptures
Iron
Pair of 2 spears or lances: African Kuba spear and possibly BaranaPiercing spear.
Pair of Asian Temple goddess.
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Thai Sculptures
Pair of Asian Temple goddess. Items dimensions: 47.13", 6.38", 6.25" 41.13", 7.13", 7.13"
Antique Ceremonial Beaded Apron Textile from So...
Antique 19th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Hide, Beads
Ceremonial hide Apron called Mapoto with white and colored beads, circa late 19th C from South Africa. Mapoto iis worn by the women in Ndebele tribe at their wedding night. Made of g...
African Bed
Unknown
20th Century African Tribal Art
Wood
This bed is slightly concave in the middle where a body would rest.
Birthing Chair from Lega, Zaire
20th Century African Tribal Art
Wood
This chair was a birthing or "star gazing" chair. It is made from a single piece of wood.
Ancient Wooden Puppet Articulated Head
Antique 18th Century and Earlier Unknown Primitives
This is a very early and delicate wooden puppet head. It could be Chinese but that's just a guess. I'll say it's late 1700's but could be a lot earlier. The mouth is a 2nd piece and...
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