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Bronze Verdigris Benin Bust, Mid-Century
Located in London, GB
Of life size proportion and captivating noble features, with beautiful lost wax casting and ideal verdigris patina.  
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1960s Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Collection of Three Burkina Faso African Currencies on Custom Stands
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...
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Mid-20th Century African 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...
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Early 20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Copper

Late 19th-Early 20th Century Hand-Forged Iron Currency, Southern Chad, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Late 19th-early 20th century iron currency, kurr, Sara-Madjingaye peoples, Southern Chad. These rare currencies have a wonderfully minimalist anthropomorphic form, but were inspir...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Old Solid Copper Hollow Circular Form Mbole Currency DRC Africa Early 20th Cent
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Large copper currency piece from the Mbole people in Democratic Republic of Congo, in a large hollow hand hammered form. These were worn by women at the end of the 19th century as an...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Copper

Antique West African Benin Tribal Yoruba Carved Figural Ceremonial Table Stool
Located in Portland, OR
An unusual African tribal table from Benin, West Africa, Circa 1920. The table base modeled as a male human form providing the support for a table top. The table is from the Yoruba ...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Two Anthropomorpic Pipe Bowls of the Yaka, DCR
Located in Leuven , BE
The Yaka people (also known as the Bayaka) live in the wooded plateau and savanna areas in the southwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo, along the Kwango and Wamba rivers. The o...
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20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Clay

Zulu Tribal Carved Wood Snuff Container, South Africa with Finely Carved Incised
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Zulu Tribal carved wood Snuff Container, South Africa A finely carved snuff container with finely carved incised great geometric designs, a great example of the detailed work the ...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Finely Carved Wood Bassa Helmet Mask, Liberia, Africa Early 20th Century Prov.
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Very finely carved helmet mask from the Bassa people in Liberia. Early 20th century with great crested hairstyle with rows of braids on side of head and welcoming face. On custom woo...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Dayak People, Borneo, Small Ceremonial Figure with Crusted Patina
Located in Leuven , BE
Beautiful ceremonial figure with crusted patina from Mozambique.
Category

Early 20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

Carved African Mali Antelope Headdress
Located in Houston, TX
Carved abstract mythological abstract antelope anteater headdress mounted on wood stand. These motifs symbolize excellence in farming and bountiful harvests. Antelope horns signify g...
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20th Century Primitive African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

African Art Vase
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
African art vase, wood, 20th century. Measures: H: 29 cm, D: 17 cm.
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20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Antique African Moble Ankle Bracelet Currency on Custom Stand
Located in Atlanta, GA
An African Mbole copper bracelet currency from the early 20th century. This antique tribal anklet of copper alloy originates from the Mbole Peoples of the Central Congo. Originally a...
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Early 20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Copper

Benin 'Oba' Bronze Head on Plexiglas Base African Sculpture
By People from Benin
Located in Sharon, CT
Authentic Benin 'Lost Wax Process' bronze cast of an 'Obas' head. Presented on a 3 x 9 x 9" Plexiglas base. Bronze itself 14 3/4" height x 9" width x 8 1/4" depth.
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Mid-20th Century British Colonial African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

North African Moorish Wood and Hammered Brass Decorated Box Coffer
Located in Studio City, CA
A wonderfully and ornately decorated heavy wood Moorish box with fantastic brass overlaid geometric detail. Truly a one of a kind work. Would make for a great addition to any Nort...
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Mid-20th Century Moorish African Tribal Art

Materials

Brass

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

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 African Tribal Art

Materials

Bone, Bone

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 African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood, Wood

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 Vintage African 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,...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African 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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Natural Fiber

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 ...
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1970s Tribal Vintage African 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 African 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 African 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...
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Mid-20th Century African Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

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 Tribal African 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 Antique African 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 African 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’...
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Early 20th Century African 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...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African 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...
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20th Century Tribal African 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, ...
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Late 20th Century Tribal African 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 African Tribal Art

Materials

Ivory, Ivory

Moroccan African Zemmour Ethnic Textile Rug
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
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 Tribal Vintage African Tribal Art

Materials

Wool, Cotton

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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Andrianna Shamaris African Antique Bronze Currency
By Andrianna Shamaris
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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

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 ...
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Mid-20th Century Tribal African 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...
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19th Century Tribal Antique African 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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African 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...
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20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

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 African 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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

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

1970s Vintage African 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...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Early Hardwood Pende Dance Mask Early 20th Century DR Congo African Tribal Art
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Finely carved hardwood mask from the Pende people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Expressive, with finely carved open mouth and filed sharpened teeth. Raised scarification marks...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

African Tribal Art Igbo or Igala Cast Bronze Bell, West Africa, Nigeria
Located in Miami, FL
Traditional Tribal Art cast bronze bell from the Igbo People in West Africa. Made by the lost wax process by the Igbo or Igala metalsmiths. Africa tribal bells were used for a variet...
Category

19th Century Primitive Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Large Classic Songye Kifwebe Mask, Ex Larenmans, Davy Early 20th Century Congo
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A fine and impressive large Classic Songye Kifwebe mask with weathered and eroded surface, finely carved incised design and traces of pigments. From the collection of Woods Davy, (wh...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Old Worn Small Songye Kifwebe Mask with Fine Striations Around Face Cubist Mouth
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Old worn small Songye Kifwebe mask with fine carved striations cascading around face, square cubist mouth and triangular nose. An early 20th century mask from the Democratic Republic...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

African Bronze Figure with Rifle Benin 'Dahomey' Early 20th Century African Art
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Small, old finely cast bronze Fon hunting figure or god figure with horns, blade in mouth and holding a rifle and a goat, Early 20th century, Benin (formerly Dahomey), West Africa. 8...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

African Ngombe Studded Chair
Located in Stamford, CT
Late 19th century African Ngombe studded chair from the area of Gabon & Zaire. Previously property of Merton D. Simpson Gallery.
Category

Late 19th Century Folk Art Antique African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Striking Makonde Animal Helmet Mask, Dog or Hyena, Tanzania, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Striking Makonde animal helmet mask, dog or hyena, Tanzania. Early 20th century with dark patina from traditional tribal use, wear inside from being used. Finely carved features, wit...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Midcentury Masai Shield, Kenya/Tanzania
Located in Schagen, NL
Masai Shield hand painted with pigments on (Cow)hide. This stunning elliptical graphic shield was probably owned by a warrior herder as younger warriors were only permitted to have b...
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art African Tribal Art

Materials

Hide, Wood

20th Century-African, Iron Object Made by the Lobi Tribe of Burkina Faso, Africa
By african people
Located in Sammushi, JP
I think it's a gazelle model. It is beautifully made using a thin iron plate. The lobi tribe makes many animal sculptures. This is thin and flat when viewed from the front, but it...
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20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Very Large Strong Expressive Cubist Dan Mask Early 20th Century Liberia, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A very large old cubist Dan wood mask with strong expressive look, angular cheeks, with powerfully carved mouth. Created early 20th century by the Dan People of Liberia and Cote d'Iv...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Vintage Nupe Cast Bronze Purse Container with Bells and Rings Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage Nupe of Nigeria thinly cast hollow bronze purse or container, probably created by the lost wax process with attached bronze bells and rings. Hollow with fine overlaid designs...
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Early 20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

African Dogon Large Carved Wood Tintam Figure Sculpture
Located in Studio City, CA
Wonderfully carved, heavy and substantial. This monumental Tintam figure with raised arms and hands (widely interpreted as a gesture of prayer and an appeal to the Heavens for rain) ...
Category

20th Century Tribal African Tribal Art

Materials

Steel