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20th Century Brown African Vessel with Engraved Design
20th Century Brown African Vessel with Engraved De...
Antique Malawian 19th Century Tribal Art
Clay
20th century brown African vessel with engraved designs Dimensions: 7.75 inches height x 7.5 inches diameter. Opening has a 2.5 inches diameter and base has 4.5 inches diameter...
19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Copper Snake Cur...
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Antique Congolese Other 19th Century Tribal Art
Copper
Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes 19th or early 20th century copper snake currency sculpture Zaire Africa Ngelima culture, Zaire, hand-forged, copper rod in an anthropomorphic stylized...
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Bassa Mask, Liberia
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Bassa Mask,...
Antique Liberian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A great sense of mass imbues this Bassa mask, imposing with its classically large brow, full cheeks, and heavy, almond-shaped silhouette. As the face sinks forcefully in at the eyes, th...
19th Century Prestige Tribal Knife with Shell-Cove...
Antique Ivorian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Leather, Metal, Wood
A stunning 19th century knife with choral-colored shells on the scabbard. Among the many remarkable art traditions for which the Baule people of Cote D'ivoire are known is their manu...
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Wood and Lacquer Trib...
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Antique Burmese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood, Lacquer
Offered by Vicki Shiba Late 19th-early 20th century wood and lacquer tribal offering vessel, Burma A designed surface enhances this food offering vessel. It contains two inner trays an...
19th Century Tribal Dogon Heddle Pulley
19th Century Tribal Dogon Heddle Pulley
Antique Malian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Delicate symmetry defines this old, rare heddle pulley, which features twin figures posed back to back across an open space. The slim, caliper like silhouette of the pulley has been sha...
Late 19th Century Tribal Suku Helmet Mask
Late 19th Century Tribal Suku Helmet Mask
Antique Congolese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Dark patination and pigmentation lend an immediate visual appeal to this powerful Suku helmet mask. Its facial features which project a remarkably sensitive, introspective air – are dom...
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Tribal Boomerang, Australia
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Tribal Boomerang, Aus...
Antique Australian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A lovely, elegantly carved hardwood boomerang. With its pointed arc silhouette, the weapon almost seems to depict an abstract avian form. Subtle striations run the length of the stick, ...
Late 19th Century Tribal Sotho Prestige Vessel, Lesotho
Late 19th Century Tribal Sotho Prestige Vessel, Le...
Antique Lesothian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
This small wooden Sotho prestige vessel boasts a carved geometric design and a beautiful smooth finish. The blackened design was produced by using a hot poker. Perfect for display o...
19th Century Hawaiian Bowl
19th Century Hawaiian Bowl
Antique American 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Hawaiian carved wooden bowls or calabashes are among the most beautiful in Polynesia. Originally inspired by the natural shapes of coconuts and gourds, calabashes are today prized works...
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu Milk Pail
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu Milk Pail
Antique South African Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Handsome milk pails such as this example were made by highly skilled Zulu carvers and were commissioned by the heads of homesteads. This beautiful pail contains clear references to the ...
Late 19th Century Tribal Ngoni Headrest
Late 19th Century Tribal Ngoni Headrest
Antique Malawian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Headrests were one of the most important objects in the daily lives of southern African men. Created as utilitarian items, they were also believed to have a second, more vital role as c...
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu or Ndebele Knobkerrie
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu or Ndebele Knobkerri...
Antique South African Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
A South African knobkerrie designed to project power and intimidate enemies. This impressive piece features a shaft intricately decorated with brass and copper wirework and a spherical ...
19th Century Tribal Papua New Guinea Stone Celt 'Currency Axe'
19th Century Tribal Papua New Guinea Stone Celt 'C...
Antique Papua New Guinean Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Veins of taupe run and scatter down the length of the dark green, striated face of this beautiful currency stone. With its subtle color transitions and multitude of organic details, thi...
Late 19th Century Stencil-Dyed Indigo Futon Cover,...
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Antique Japanese Meiji 19th Century Tribal Art
Cotton
Offered by John Ruddy Late 19th century stencil-dyed futon cover, Japan Known as Kumano-zome, this cotton futon cover was dyed with natural indigo. The pattern is composed of very s...
Rare 19th Century Zulu Wars Wirework Prestige Stic...
Antique South African Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Brass, Copper, Wood
An exceptional 19th century Zulu wirework prestige stick. This beautiful and exceedingly rare object would have been owned by a person of very high rank and status. The staff is decorat...
19th Century Tribal Dahomey Fish Figurine
19th Century Tribal Dahomey Fish Figurine
Antique Beninese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Brass
This small piscine figure once served as a finial ornament to a larger work. Close examination reveals a fine range of textural details and patterns that vividly describe the surface. A...
Late 19th Century Tribal Baule Figure
Late 19th Century Tribal Baule Figure
Antique Ivorian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Divinatory figures among the Baule were used as dwellings of asye usu, or bush spirits, incorporeal consciousness’s from outside the village bounds brought into communication with the d...
Late 19th Century Tribal Dogon Door Lock
Late 19th Century Tribal Dogon Door Lock
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Antique Malian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
A fine Dogon door lock surmounted by two seated figures. The angular features of the pair are emphasized by strict rectilinear shapes, echoed at the bottom of the lock's face by a strip...
Antique Persian Qashqai Rug
Antique Persian Qashqai Rug
Antique Persian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool
This is a fabulous antique Persian Qashqai rug. It has an all-over botteh or paisley design on a dark navy blue background. The rug is dated 1880 AD (1297 Islamic calendar). The rug is ...
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu Knobkerrie
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu Knobkerrie
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Antique South African Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Knobkerries were ubiquitously carried by South African men as weapons and symbols of status. While typically designed as utilitarian objects, they were oftentimes crafted with a great a...
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Yao Beaded ...
Antique Malawian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Beads
A lovely beadwork sash in white, green, and blue with delicate tassels at either end. Yao beadcraft commonly features triangular motifs, and this sash is no exception, featuring horizon...
Pair of Large African Rootwood Armchairs, Late 19th-Early 20th Century
Pair of Large African Rootwood Armchairs, Late 19t...
Antique North African Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Each with male and female heads and bodies represented figurally, both holding masks probably originally throne chairs.
Late 19th Century Tribal Boa Sickle
Late 19th Century Tribal Boa Sickle
Antique Congolese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Elegance and painstaking craftsmanship mark this Boa sickle, which stands like an alert snake, poised, rigid yet fluid. The warmth of the handle against the cool steel grey of the blade...
Kilim Rugs, Traditional Rugs from Turkey
Kilim Rugs, Traditional Rugs from Turkey
Antique Turkish Kilim 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool, Organic Material
These are antique rugs from Konya, which is located in the heart of Turkey. These large rugs are in excellent condition. The workshop kilims of Konya are mostly known for their distinct...
19th Century Tribal Dogon Figure
19th Century Tribal Dogon Figure
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Antique Malian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Geometric forms distinguish this old and lovely Dogon figure. Its surface has seen heavy wear and the patina has undergone severe erosion, leaving it rugged and abraded. The facial feat...
African Currency of the AFO People from Nigeria on...
Antique African 19th Century Tribal Art
Beautiful, museum quality display stand of a late 19th century Hoe or Shovel currency. Four available for individual purchase.
Late 19th Century Tribal Bassa Mask
Late 19th Century Tribal Bassa Mask
Antique Liberian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Bearing the deeply indented profile so Classic in Bassa masks, this superbly carved piece shows finely executed facial features, prominent cheekbones, and a jutting forehead surmounted ...
Tribal 19th Century Wooden Dance Club, Samoa
Tribal 19th Century Wooden Dance Club, Samoa
Antique Samoan Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A 19th century Samoan dance paddle or club. This old dance paddle has a fine old patina and geometric form. It is known as an anave. The club has a long lozenge-shaped blade and four...
Late 19th Century Pair of Tribal Zulu Combs
Late 19th Century Pair of Tribal Zulu Combs
Antique South African Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
A fine pair of Zulu combs decorated with crosshatched incisions. Ash would be rubbed into the incisions in order to create these darkened designs. When not used, these combs were often ...
Hardwood Chokwe Bench, Angola, 19th Century
Hardwood Chokwe Bench, Angola, 19th Century
Antique Angolan Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Leather, Wood
A fine and elegant hardwood Chokwe (Angola) bench, carved all-over with geometric patterns, human and animal motifs. The front rain supported with caryatids in the form of male figures...
19th Century Tribal Tongan Dance Paddle
19th Century Tribal Tongan Dance Paddle
Antique Tongan Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
This gorgeous paddle is of a type used in the ancient Tongan group dance me'etu'upaki, which bears resemblance to a kind of war dance. With its highly distinctive shape, the paki displa...
Late 19th Century Silk Ikat Uzbekistan Tribal Weav...
Antique Uzbek Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Silk
Gorgeous handwoven silk Ikat weaving in rich magenta, gold and purple color, circa late 19th-early 20th century, Uzbekistan, Central Asia, on the ancient Silk Route. Hand-sewn original ...
19th Century Large Buffalo Mold from Burma
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Antique Burmese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Metal, Wood
Offered by Vicki Shiba. 19th century large buffalo mold from Burma Wood, metal. Measures: H: 23 in x L: 18.5 in :: 58.4 cm x 47 cm. Wooden buffalo mold for making papier maché́ toy f...
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Tribal Ritual Scepter...
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Antique Ghanaian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Aluminum, Iron, Wood
Offered by Zena Kruzick. Late 19th-Early 20th Century Tribal Ritual Scepter, Ashanti People of Ghana
Pair of Antique Beaded Moccasins, Cheyenne 'Native American', circa 1890
Pair of Antique Beaded Moccasins, Cheyenne 'Native...
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
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A pair of Southern Cheyenne (Plains Indian) Moccasins created circa 1890. Constructed of Native-Tanned hide and partially beaded with glass trade beads with stylized Tepee motifs. The b...
Late 19th Century Dayak Shaman's Box
Antique Indonesian 19th Century Tribal Art
Bamboo, Rattan, Wood
Offered by Vicki Shiba Dayak Shaman's box Iban Dayak, Sarawak, Malaysia Late 19th-early 20th century Wood, bark, rattan, bamboo, braided fiber.
Antique Native American Beaded Leggings, Sioux (Plains Indian), 19th Century
Antique Native American Beaded Leggings, Sioux (Pl...
Sioux Indian Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
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A pair of leggings constructed of native tanned hide decorated with trade beads. Design elements include stylized arrow and tepee/tipi motifs. A Nomadic tribe, the Sioux are associat...
Antique Rugs, Kilim Rugs, Persian Rugs, Qashqai Carpet from Iran
Antique Rugs, Kilim Rugs, Persian Rugs, Qashqai Ca...
Antique Persian Kilim 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool, Organic Material
A sensational antique Qashqai Kilim, which is a tribal rug and a flat-weave rug with excellent saturated natural dyes and great geometric rug pattern. This dark yellow rug has repeating...
Late 19th Century Native American Tribal Beaded Le...
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Leather
Offered by Callie Morgan Oakes. Late 19th century Native American tribal beaded bag. Sioux, Northern Great Plains, USA. A tipi (catch-all) bag In Classic Sioux blue. This type of b...
19th Century, Qajar Drum
19th Century, Qajar Drum
Antique Persian Other 19th Century Tribal Art
Leather
19th century, Qajar Drum Measure: H 48cm D 25cm.
Benin Bronze Memorial Head from The Nelson Rockefeller Collection 1978
Benin Bronze Memorial Head from The Nelson Rockefe...
Antique Beninese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Bronze
Benin Bronze Memorial Head from the Nelson Rockefeller Collection, 1978. The sculpture is stamped on the back. 'The Nelson Rockefeller Collection' was a line of about 100 high quality ...
Antique Native American Beaded Child's Vest, Sioux (Plains), 19th Century
By Sioux Indian Art
Antique Native American Beaded Child's Vest, Sioux...
Sioux Indian Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
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A child's beaded vest constructed of native tanned hide and beaded in blue, white-heart red, white and metallic trade beads. Pictorial design elements include cross or cruciform motifs ...
Collection of Six Fine Decorative Chief's Spears, ...
Antique Congolese 19th Century Tribal Art
Copper, Iron
The three spears with the sections of braided wrought iron and the decorated shaft (Zaga) are late 19th century to early 20th century. These beautifully balanced prestige and currency s...
Antique Engraved Brass Indian Vessel Jardinière
Antique Indian Anglo-Indian 19th Century Tribal Art
Antique Indian engraved brass vessel jardinière. Engraving is finely detailed depicting a Maharaja on a hunt through the forest on outside of entire vessel.
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Black Lacquer Tribal ...
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Antique Burmese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood, Lacquer
Offered by Vicki Shiba Late 19th-early 20th century black lacquer tribal offering vessel, Burma This is an elegant and unusual example of a large black bowl used to carry offerings to ...
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Nuo Theater Mask from...
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Antique Chinese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Offered by Zena Kruzick Late 19th-early 20th century Nuo Theater Mask depicting the Lord of the Earth, Tudi Gong  
Late 19th Century Indigo-Dyed Cotton Patchwork Far...
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Antique Japanese Folk Art 19th Century Tribal Art
Cotton
Offered by JOHN RUDDY Indigo-dyed cotton patchwork farmer’s vest, Japan, from the late 19th Century A superb example of the resourcefulness required of Japanese rural life in the late ...
Antique Rugs, Traditional Rugs, Carpet Runners from Kurdistan
Antique Rugs, Traditional Rugs, Carpet Runners fro...
Antique Persian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Organic Material, Wool
A fantastic, cheerful old tribal rug by the Kurds who inhabit the mountains on the North West of Iran. Authentic weaving traditions of wool rugs continued far longer in this remote regi...
Native American Beaded Head Ring, Kwakwaka'wakw 'Kwakiutl', Late 19th Century
By Native American Art
Native American Beaded Head Ring, Kwakwaka'wakw 'K...
Native American Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Beads
Beaded Head Ring/ Sisiutl Design Kwakwaka'wakw, circa 1890 Trade cloth, glass beads Measurements listed include the custom tabletop display stand. The hat alone measures 4.5 H x 5...
Late 19th-Early 20th Century Lacquered Offering Ve...
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Antique Burmese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood, Lacquer
Offered by Vicki Shiba Late 19th-early 20th century lacquered offering vessel, Hsun-ok, Burma A red lacquered 12-ribbed container with cover designed to carry meals for monks and hi...
19th Century Carved Wood Seated Buddha, Burma (Mya...
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Antique Burmese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood, Paint
Offered by Vicki Shiba, 19th century carved wood seated Buddha, Burma (Myanmar).            
Antique Native American Indian Horse Bridle, Crow, 19th Century
Antique Native American Indian Horse Bridle, Crow,...
Crow
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
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This remarkable vintage horse bridle or headstall is comprised of native tanned hide sinew sewn and beaded with pigment, cotton cloth, yarn, leather and metal. The central rosette an...
Persian Rugs, Antique Senneh Carpet from Iran
Persian Rugs, Antique Senneh Carpet from Iran
Antique Persian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool, Organic Material
Antique Persian Senneh woven rug, circa 1890 in excellent condition. This tribal rug colors are red, navy blue, gold and cream. This floral rug has a double diamond geometric rug design...
Persian Rugs, Antique Senneh Carpet from Iran
Persian Rugs, Antique Senneh Carpet from Iran
Antique Persian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Organic Material, Wool
Antique Persian Senneh woven rug, circa 1890 in excellent condition. This tribal rug colors are red, blue, gold and cream. This floral rug has a double diamond geometric rug design with...
Antique Rugs, Persian Rugs, Carpet from Balochistan
Antique Rugs, Persian Rugs, Carpet from Balochista...
Antique Persian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool, Organic Material
These wool rugs are hand-knotted in Balochistan, South West of Persia. Mehrab Persian rug designs, circa the 1930s. This geometric rug is in mint condition for its age and highly prized...
Antique Native American Beaded Possible Bags, Sioux, 19th Century
By Sioux Indian Art
Antique Native American Beaded Possible Bags, Siou...
Sioux Indian Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Hide
A pair of beaded Possible bags, also referred to as 'Tepee/Tipi' bags. Constructed of native tanned hide, sinew sewn with trade beads. Custom wall mount display stands are included. Pa...
19th Century Cheyenne Plains Indian Beaded Pictorial Moccasins, circa 1890
19th Century Cheyenne Plains Indian Beaded Pictori...
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Beads, Hide
Constructed of native tanned hide, these moccasins were intricately beaded in a pictorial design consisting of star, cross and arrow motifs in glass trade beads. The Cheyenne migrate...