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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).            
Fine Antique Nepal Himalaya Tribal Carved House Post
Fine Antique Nepal Himalaya Tribal Carved House Po...
Antique Nepalese 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Himalayan west Nepal tribal house post figure A very old hard wood post the front with standing primitive figure surmounted by a carved finial, the back with carved tantric symbols Si...
African Tribal Fine Rare Zulu Knobkerrie Staff
African Tribal Fine Rare Zulu Knobkerrie Staff
Antique South African 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
African tribal fine rare Zulu Staff knobkerrie  A fine hard wood wire wound staff with dual colored disc head Period 19th century. Condition: Fine Measures: Length 79 cm.
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...
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 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 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...
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...
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 ...
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 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...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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...
Tuko-See-Mathla, a Seminole Chief, Hand-Colored Li...
Antique 19th Century Tribal Art
This is a hand-colored lithograph from Thomas McKenney and James Hall's 1836 definitive study of Native American's entitled -- History of the Indian Tribes of North America. "One of the...
19th Century Indonesian Batek Tribal Shield

19th Century Indonesian Batek Tribal Shield
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Antique Indonesian 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
19th century Indonesian Batek tribal wall hanging.
Antique Rugs, Runner Rugs, Persian Rugs, Shirvan Carpet Runners
Antique Rugs, Runner Rugs, Persian Rugs, Shirvan C...
Antique Caucasian Other 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool, Organic Material
These beautiful antique Shirvan rugs and runners have been woven in the mountainous region of Caucasus and dates from the second half of the 19th century. The floral rug displays an all...
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...
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 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...
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...
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-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, ...
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...
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...
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 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 ...
Early Anatolian Kilim Fragment

Early Anatolian Kilim Fragment
Antique Turkish Kilim 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool
A stunning early Kilim from Central Anatolia distinguished by a rare apricot background, by a spectacular array of early colors including aubergine and by a bottom compartment decorated...
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...
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...
Late 19th Century Stencil-Dyed Indigo Futon Cover,...
Unknown
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...
Antique Turkish Kilim Rugs

Antique Turkish Kilim Rugs
Antique Turkish Kilim 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool
This Turkish Kilim rug is from the area which is called Aydin. Aydin's location near the Mediterranean ensures its importance as a center for trade. Unfortunately, Aydin today is an agr...
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...
Bissau-Guinean Baga Serpent Headdress
Bissau-Guinean Baga Serpent Headdress
Antique Guinea-Bissauan 19th Century Tribal Art
Steel, Wood, Paint
With sinuous curves and reptilian form, this large wooden carving represents the Baga Snake, or Bansonyi, a protective spirit that presides over male initiation rites of the Baga people...
Pair of Pre-Colonial Cameroonian Double Bell Curre...
Antique Cameroonian 19th Century Tribal Art
Metal, Leather, Wood
Like many pieces of traditional African metalwork, this pair of sculptural double bells served multiple purposes for the tribe. They were ceremonial instruments, status symbols, and tra...
Mid-19th Century Wood and Metal Camel Seat Used by...
Unknown
Antique Indian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Copper
Finely crafted with teak wood, copper alloy and iron this was used to ride camels in the Dhar desert in India. This seat will be placed over a thick mattress on the camel back and two ...
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu Knobkerrie

Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu Knobkerrie
Unknown
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...
Antique Turkish Kilim Rug

Antique Turkish Kilim Rug
Antique Turkish Kilim 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool
Konya is located in the heart of Turkey, workshop Kilims of Konya are mostly known for their distinctive geometric designs.
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...
Rare Late 19th Century Tribal Forged Iron Hook Cur...
Unknown
Antique Cameroonian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Iron
Offered by Zena Kruzick Rare late 19th century Tribal forged iron Hook Currency, Cameroon/ NE Nigeria, upper Banue River area A graceful forged iron currency piece shaped like a que...
19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Copper Snake Cur...
Unknown
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...
Naga TOTEM, North-East India, 19th Century

Naga TOTEM, North-East India, 19th Century
Antique Southeast Asian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Coming from the area of influence of the Naga people, this monolithic piece is a marvelous example of their cultural views. A conglomeration of tribes native to the northeastern part of...
Naga TOTEM, North-East India, 19th Century

Naga TOTEM, North-East India, 19th Century
Antique Indian 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Coming from the area of influence of the Naga people, this stunning piece is an extraordinary example of their cultural views. The Nagas are a conglomeration of different tribes native ...
Naga Warrior Ceremonial Shield, 18th-19th Century
Naga Warrior Ceremonial Shield, 18th-19th Century
Antique Southeast Asian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Animal Skin
Proceeding from the cultural area of influence of the Naga people, this stunning piece is made of animal skin and decorated with horse hair. It holds a wooden grip on its rear and has w...
Fine Oceanic War Club Polynesian Samoa

Fine Oceanic War Club Polynesian Samoa
Antique Samoan 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A fine quality late 19th century Samoan war club The lozenge shaped head finely carved with geometric patterns and highlighted with lime Excellent condition with no cracks, Period: L...
Antique Native American Boy's Outfit 'Shirt and Leggings', Apache, circa 1880
Antique Native American Boy's Outfit 'Shirt and Le...
Apache Indian Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Hide
A shirt and leggings created for a boy (youth) composed of native tanned hide with fringe and yellow ochre pigment. Overall dimensions of all pieces as displayed measure 60 x 46 x 2 ...
Antique Native American Beaded Leather Pouch
Antique Native American Beaded Leather Pouch
Antique American Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Leather
Very graphic, late 19th century, native American beaded leather pouch. Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches. The Van Kirke & Helen Nelson Collection.     
Superb Antique Nepalese Temple Mask of Hanuman the Monkey God
Superb Antique Nepalese Temple Mask of Hanuman the...
Antique Nepalese 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Nepalese temple festival mask of Hanuman the Monkey God A superb very old large temple/festival mask of Hanuman the monkey god The smiling monkey god with large teeth and glass eyes ...
Fine Antique Nepal Himalaya Tribal Tharu  Figure
Fine Antique Nepal Himalaya Tribal Tharu Figure
Antique Nepalese 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A old ancestor figure from the Tharu people of Southern Nepal. The standing guardian figure, the face with serene enigmatic expression, the hands held in front in Namaste salutation. ...
Papua New Guinea XIX Tribal Art Pigment Anchor with Hand-Carved Figure Heads
Papua New Guinea XIX Tribal Art Pigment Anchor wit...
Antique Papua New Guinean 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood, Paint
Papua New Guinea late 19th century tribal art hand-carved wood pigment anchor with figure head on both sides.
Antique Native American Beaded Moccasins, Sioux, circa 1900

By Sioux Indian Art
Antique Native American Beaded Moccasins, Sioux, c...
Sioux Indian Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Beads, Hide
American Indian moccasins, expertly beaded by a member of the Sioux (Plains) tribe. The dark blue elements on the vamps symbolize Buffalo Tracks and the triangular motifs represent teep...
Rare Tuareg Nomadic Boots

Rare Tuareg Nomadic Boots
Antique Nigerien Folk Art 19th Century Tribal Art
Leather
Tuareg nomadic people leather boots.
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 ...
Brazilian Balangandas

Brazilian Balangandas
Antique Brazilian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Metal, Wood
Silver plated balanganda ornaments from Brazil. Two are made in Brazilian wood. Some are highly polished and others have some patina and no shine. Set of 12. Silver balanganda, Brazil, ...
19th Century Benin Bronze Sculpture of a Warrior

19th Century Benin Bronze Sculpture of a Warrior
Antique Beninese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Formica, Bronze
Impressive 19th century bronze sculpture of a warrior in full regalia. finely patterned dress and breastplate of coils and bells with neckband. The arched headers conforming. The warri...
Antique Native American Painted Parfleche Box, Sioux, circa 1880

By Sioux Indian Art
Antique Native American Painted Parfleche Box, Sio...
Sioux Indian Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Hide
An antique Sioux (Plains Indian) parfleche container in a box form. Constructed of rawhide and painted with natural pigments (vegetal paints) in abstract geometric designs. A Nomadic tr...
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 ...