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Place of Origin: African
Rare Gold Ashanti Royal Bracelet from Jacaranda Tribal
Located in New York, NY
This magnificent gold bracelet was made for Ashanti royalty. The Ashanti Kingdom's wealth was significantly based on gold-mining and trading in gold, as well as agriculture. The ki...
Category

Early 20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Gold

Kholuka Yaka Mask, DR Congo
Located in Paris, FR
Kholuka Yaka Mask, DR Congo. Wood, basketry, textile, raffia. Typical African mask of the Yaka in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Kholuka Yaka Mask was used in th...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Textile, Raffia, Wood

Cubist Ibibio Puppet Head Brass Eyes Nigeria Early 20th Century stern gaze stand
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early Ibibio puppet head with strong stern expression through tightly closed lips, large brass tack eyes. With wood tenon mounted in custom base. Total height on base 11 1/4 inches ...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

African Fulani Currency Bracelet, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
Characterized by its open shape capped with geometric ends, this bracelet is but one form of the many types of body adornments favored the Fulani people of West Africa. The thick des...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Brass

Yoruba Osanyin Staff, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
To cure mental and physical ailments, Yoruba priests and diviners invoke the aid of Osanyin, the god of herbal medicines. Used in divination rituals to cure the afflicted, this iron ...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Steel, Iron

Antique Tutsi Baskets, Rwanda
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A Group of Tutsi Prestige Basketry Rwanda First half, 20th century Grass and other plant fibers, natural dye, coiling technique Measures: Height, left to right: 7 1/4”; 8”; 9 1/...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Natural Fiber

Marroquin Arab 1870 Koummya Dagger With Sheath In Wood Silver And Brass
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in Miami, FL
Marroquin forged steel dagger with sheath. Beautiful koummya dagger with a sheath from the region of Morocco, circa 1870. The blade was created with forged steel, mounted in wood an...
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1870s Islamic Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Silver, Sterling Silver, Brass, Steel

Ashanti Bronze Ceremonial Staff Top Hoe with 3 Turtles, Ghana
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Ashanti cast bronze ceremonial staff top in the shape of a hoe with 3 cast turtles, from Ghana. It is in good condition with a deep patina and polish from traditional use, appropria...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Fine Kuba Cup with Incised Textile Designs, early 20th century Central Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Fine Kuba wood cup with incised textile designs, early 20th century, from Central Africa. The woven cris cross designs that are typical of the Kuba currency...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage African Woven Table Runner or Wall Art in Cream, Red, Black, Brown
Located in Barrington, IL
Simple and beautiful handwoven African table runner or wall hanging art depicting a series of huts and lions. The item can be used as a table runner or hung as a primitive wall art....
Category

Mid-20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

African Mask 'Kanaga' Dogon tribe, Mali C 1950
Located in Paris, FR
Mask 'Kanaga' Dogon tribe, Mali Circa 1950 Provenance: Swedish private collection, from the 1970s. Then inherited within the family One of the most popular types of masks in the Sang...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Tribal Currency, Chamba People, Nigeria
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Forged iron currency, Chamba people, Northeastern Nigeria A piece of traditional currency used for barter or exchange, it measures 15 inches (38 cm) high by 18 inches (45.7 cm) wide...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Magical Barbara Antelope Mask Mirrors Seeds Cowries Mali, Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early carved wood antelope mask, with many horns, applied glass mirrors, cowries and seeds. Old native repair to one horn. It is in good condition wear and erosion from tradition...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Tribal Bronze Purse, Bag, Sculpture, West Africa
Located in Saarbruecken, DE
Tribal Bronze Purse, Bag West Africa early-mid 20th century. leather and shell details.
Category

1950s Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Classic Danced Deep Red-Black Baule mask, Ivory Coast, Africa, mid 20th century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Classic danced deep red-black Baule mask, with raised three part finely incised hair, small facial scarifications on the forehead. From Ivory Coast, Africa, mid 20th century It is ...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

African Hand Crafted Zebra Hide Zulu Shield with Leather Lashing
Located in Los Angeles, CA
An original Zulu Shield made of Zebra Hide and lashed with woven leather. The inside back is made of wood, and handle portion was cured, covered and painted red - there are some con...
Category

20th Century Folk Art African Tribal Art

Materials

Zebra Hide, Wood, Paint

Saddle or Saddle Pad Moroccan Carpet
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
nr. 1095 - I found this nomadic saddle among the various Moroccan carpets I bought from a young traveller, who sold me all his collection many years ago...
Category

Mid-20th Century Archaistic African Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

Dan Janus Double Face Protective Kinde Charm, Ivory Coast, West Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Dan Janus double faced protective Kinde charm, from the Dan people of Ivory Coast, West Africa. Used as a charm for protection, with two different faces to show the duality of the w...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Bronze Head of an Oba, Yoruba People, 1950s
By People from Benin
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A Benin bronze of an Oba. Oba means ruler in the Yoruba language. Wearing a lattice-pattern cap with strands of beads suspended around the head. The neck is bound with a lattice-patt...
Category

1950s Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Antique Prestige Basket, Tanzania
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Prestige open top basket Sukuma People (?) Tanzania Circa 1900 Coiled and woven basketry, natural fibers and dye 8 x 6 1/2 inches (21 x 16.5 cm) Provenance: ex private collection U...
Category

Early 1900s Tribal Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Natural Fiber

Dramatic Tribal Pierced African Panel
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A very Decorative Carved and Pierced African Tribal Panel depicting a Female Ancestor. The powerful Female Figure supports a multitude of Stylized Carved Animals carved in three Band...
Category

20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Wooden Ethiopian Headrest
Located in Chicago, IL
So as not to muss their intricate hairstyles, tribal leaders would rest their heads on these petite wooden stands. The combination of conic base and concave rest gives these function...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Grouping of Ashanti Bronze Figurines, Asante People, Ghana, 1970s
By Akan Ashanti
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Grouping of Akan Ashanti cast bronze figurines. The Ashanti or Asante People from Ghana have a rich tradition of crafting bronze pieces to commemorate important figures from their cu...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Bronze Gold Dust Pot - Kuduo, Asante People, Ghana, 1940s
By Akan Ashanti
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A beautiful bronze vessel, lidded ovoid pot on a circular support, made by the Asante People, Ghana. Nicely cast lid with 7 figures in the form of animals and reptiles are depicted o...
Category

1940s Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Small Ashanti tribal headrest stool
By Akan Ashanti
Located in London, GB
A wonderful small early 20th century Ashanti tribal stool, headrest. Carved from a single piece of wood. Well worn and genuine tribal stool or headrest.
Category

1920s Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Pair West African Incised Iron and Copper Axe Form Currency Pieces Custom Mounts
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A pair of West African incised iron and copper wire axe form currency pieces. On custom mounts. In the form of a ritual axe, which in many parts of Africa was carried over the shoul...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Ashanti tribal stool Ghana
By Akan Ashanti
Located in London, GB
An early to mid 20th century Ashanti tribal stool. An original piece which has been well used and not produced for the tourist industry. Carved from a single piece of wood.
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

African Metal Exchange Object from Congo
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Beautiful Exchange Currency Object in metal from Congo, from around the 1970 ies, originally used as a foot-ankle band, as sign of wealth, later used as a currency object, the metal ...
Category

1970s Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

Seated Female Figure on Stool Holding a Sword Ewe Ghana, West Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Seated female figure on classic Akan stool holding a sword. From the Ewe people of Ghana, West Africa. Created as three separate pieces that fit together for display, figure, stool ...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Small Dancing Lobi Figure With Arms Out, Cubist Face Ghana West Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Small dancing Lobi figure with arms out, and cubist face from Ghana, West Africa. ex James Willis, San Francisco, CA. Damage to proper right hand, fingers absent. Heavy encrusted p...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

African Metal Currency Exchange Object
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Exceptional African Currency Object in Patinated Metal, Congo from around 1970, the metal has a beautiful Green colored patina and shine and has the correct signs and marks of use a...
Category

1970s Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Copper

Strong Standing Female figure with Braided Hair Ewe Ghana, West Africa ex Willis
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Strong standing female figure with wonderful black braided hair style. From the Ewe people of Ghana, West Africa. Powerful muscular body and wide open eyed expression. Nice patina...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ere Ibeji Male Commemorative Figure, Yoruba People, Nigeria, early 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Edan Staffs for Ogboni Society, Yoruba People People, Nigeria, 20th century
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Pair of Bronze & Iron Ogboni Society staffs from the Yoruba People, Nigeria, early 20th century. Among the Yoruba, in southwestern Nigeria, there was and still is the Ogboni secret s...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze, Iron

Nomoli - Carved Stone Figurine, Kissi People, Sierra Leone, 19th Century
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A Nomoli is a carved stone figurine native to Sierra Leone and Liberia. They are usually made of soapstone, limestone, or granite. The carving depicts a man holding his belly with a...
Category

19th Century Tribal Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Stone, Soapstone

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Oshogbo, Yoruba People, Nigeria, 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

1960s Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Abeokuta, Yoruba People Nigeria, 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Opon Igede Ifa - Divination Bowl, Yoruba People, Nigeria, Early 20th Century
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Hand-carved Opon Igede Ifa or divination bowl, Yoruba People, Nigeria, early 20th Century. A Babalawo ("diviner") of the West African Yoruba people uses an Opon Igede Ifa to store th...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Nomoli - Carved Stone Figurine, Kissi People, Sierra Leone, 19th Century
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A Nomoli is a carved stone figurine native to Sierra Leone and Liberia. They are usually made of soapstone, limestone, or granite. The carving depicts a woman in a dress and choker,...
Category

19th Century Tribal Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Stone, Soapstone

Bronze Currency Bangle/Manilla, Oromo People, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, 19th C.
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
19th-century bronze currency bangle / Manilla with a fixed opening. Minimalist, simple design work with engraved geometrical circles and lines. This type of bracelet was used and wor...
Category

Mid-19th Century Tribal Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Ife, Yoruba People Nigeria early 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Abeokuta, Yoruba People Nigeria, 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Dogon abstract primitive head sculpture
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A beautifully patined Dogon head sculpture. Because of its natural wear perhaps even being more abstract and natural. As African art inspired the European modernist movement their ge...
Category

Early 20th Century Primitive African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Bronze Group, Chief with Servants, Asante People, Ghana, 1950s
By Akan Ashanti
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A cast bronze group presenting a tribal chief (king) with his servants. A musician with a drum, a person with a palm leaf, another one holding an umbrella to give shade and two guard...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Ere Ibeji Female Commemorative Figure, Egba, Yoruba People, Nigeria, 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ashanti Bronze Figurine, Asante People, Ghana, 1950s
By Akan Ashanti
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Akan Ashanti cast bronze figurine. The Ashanti or Asante People from Ghana have a rich tradition of crafting bronze pieces to commemorate important figures from their culture or peop...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Ogbomosho, Yoruba People Nigeria 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Female Kifwebe Mask with old collection label, Luba-Songye People, DR Congo
Located in Leuven , BE
Traditionally, Kifwebe masks were created and worn by members of the secret masking society, Bwadi Bwa Kifwebe, of the Luba and the Songye People living in the central part of the Co...
Category

20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Ogbomosho, Yoruba People Nigeria 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Oyo, Yoruba People Nigeria, late 19th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

1890s Tribal Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ere Ibeji Female Commemorative Figure, Yoruba People, Nigeria, early 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Grouping of 5 Manillas, Okpoho, Nigeria, 19th Century
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Manillas are horse-shoe shaped, made of an open circle of bronze, brass, or copper with enlarged finial terminations. They were used as a currency in West African countries from the ...
Category

Mid-19th Century Tribal Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze, Brass, Copper

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Egba, Yoruba People, Nigeria, 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Solid Brass/Nickel Alloy Cuff Bracelet, Nupe People, Nigeria, 20th Century
By Nupe
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Early 20th-century brass or copper alloy with higher nickel content. Bracelet in horseshoe form with fixed opening. Turned design with rectangular shapes and carved swirling patterns...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Brass, Nickel

Ashanti Bronze Figurine, Asante People, Ghana, 1950s
By Akan Ashanti
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Akan Ashanti cast bronze figurine. The Ashanti or Asante People from Ghana have a rich tradition of crafting bronze pieces to commemorate important figures from their culture or peop...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Ibibio Anthropomorphic Standing Male Janus Figure, Nigeria
Located in Leuven , BE
This elaborate Janus statue is a rare example of an Ibibio free-standing figure to recall a well-defined ancestor in what seems a European outfit .The Ibibios lend supernatural power...
Category

20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Ere Ibeji Pair of Commemorative Figures, Abeokuta, Yoruba People Nigeria, 20th C
By Yoruba People
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Yoruba people have one of the highest incidents of twin births in the world. As a result, twin children are regarded as extraordinary, divine beings protected by Sango, the deity of ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Kuduo - Bronze Gold Dust Vessel, Asante People, Ghana, 1940s
By Akan Ashanti
Located in Aramits, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
A beautiful bronze vessel, lidded pot on three legs, made by the Asante People, Ghana. Nicely cast lid with 4 reptiles and a bird. Several faces are depicted on the side of the vesse...
Category

1940s Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

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