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Antique Kharal Opium Bowl, Rajahstan, India

Antique Kharal Opium Bowl, Rajahstan, India
Antique Indian 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
This is a rare and interesting Kharal from Rajasthan India, a bowl made for preparing a beverage of opium and milk This piece dates from late 19th to early 20th century, its been made ...
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 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 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 ...
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-Early 20th Century Tribal Currency Blade...
Unknown
Antique Congolese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Iron
Offered by Zena Kruzick Late 19th-early 20th century tribal currency blade, Ngombe People, D.R. Congo. A graceful ribbed currency blade from the Ngombe with an encrusted patina and ...
French Bronze Sculpture "Crouching Native American Indian" E. Drouot

By Edouard Drouot
French Bronze Sculpture "Crouching Native American...
Edouard Drouot
Antique French Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Bronze, Marble
A very fine French, 19th century Patinated bronze group of a Crouching Native American Indian on the lookout, in a dark brown patina and raised on a veined green marble base, by Edouard...
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...
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 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...
19th Century Prestige Tribal Knife with Shell-Cove...
Antique Ivorian Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Metal, Leather, 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 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...
Late 19th Century Tribal Dogon Door Lock

Late 19th Century Tribal Dogon Door Lock
Unknown
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...
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...
Two Antique McKenney & Hall Prints

By McKenney & Hall
Two Antique McKenney & Hall Prints
McKenney & Hall
Antique Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Two original 19th century hand-colored lithographs. After original paintings by Charles Bird King. From the History of the Indian Tribes of North America with Biographical Sketches and ...
Exceptional Antique Qashqai Bag

Exceptional Antique Qashqai Bag
Antique Persian 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool, Goat Hair
A superb example of Southwest Persian tribal weaving, this bag is one of the best of its kind we have ever handled. It appears to have been made by a very skilled weaver, on order, for ...
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.
Antique Native American Beaded Bag Sioux, 19th Century

By Sioux Indian Art
Antique Native American Beaded Bag Sioux, 19th Cen...
Sioux Indian Art
Antique American Native American 19th Century Tribal Art
Hide, Beads
A charming pictorial bag created from leather with glass trade beads and fringed with native-tanned hide. Two horses adorn the front of the bag with geometric elements on the back. The ...
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 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 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 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 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 ...
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...
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 ...
Early 19th Century Nigerian Nupe Water Vessel
Early 19th Century Nigerian Nupe Water Vessel
Antique Nigerian 19th Century Tribal Art
Ceramic
The Nupe people of Nigeria were touted as some of the finest ceramicists in Africa and even everyday objects like this water vessel received detailed attention. The form and glaze of th...
Expressive Papua New Guinea Stopper, Ex John Friede Collection
Expressive Papua New Guinea Stopper, Ex John Fried...
Antique Papua New Guinean 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A very old and beautifully encrusted stopper. This intriguing and expressive Middle Sepik area stopper comes from the John Friede Collection. Featuring a stylized anthropomorphic face o...
Late 19th Century Vanuatu Canoe Prow, "Naho"

Late 19th Century Vanuatu Canoe Prow, "Naho"
Antique Vanuatuan 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A beautifully worn carved "Naho", featuring a stylized bird, adze marks, some encrustation and dark patina expected with wear and age of the piece Carved wooden canoe prows of this typ...
Rare and Large 19th Century Aboriginal Churinga, Australia
Rare and Large 19th Century Aboriginal Churinga, A...
Antique Australian 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A Clan Churinga, stone carved, beautiful patina on both sides from rubbing during Aboriginal ceremonies. Deep vertical and linear carved design, done with a possum tooth or kangaroo cla...
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
Hide, Beads
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...
19th Century Aboriginal Churinga, Australia

19th Century Aboriginal Churinga, Australia
Antique Australian 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
A lovely old large Clan Churinga, fine soft patina on both sides from rubbing during Aboriginal ceremonies. Deep vertical and linear carved design, done with a possum tooth or kangaroo ...
Elegant 19th Century Fijian Yaqona Bowl, Ex East Coast USA Private
Elegant 19th Century Fijian Yaqona Bowl, Ex East C...
Antique Fijian 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Fiji Yaqona bowl D 39cm, H 16.5 cm. Definite signs of use, adze carved, deep red brown patina. Used in ceremonies to make Yaqona, Yaqona - made from the roots of the pepper plant, Pipe...
Banks Island Pudding Knife, Ex Nicolai Michoutouchkine, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Banks Island Pudding Knife, Ex Nicolai Michoutouch...
Antique Vanuatuan 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Banks Island pudding knife, measure: length 39.5cm, beautiful smooth red brown patina, signs on use and encustation: Collected by Captain Guenet in the early 1950s on the French adminis...
Very Large and Heavy Rare New Georgia Currency Ex Belgian Private Collection
Very Large and Heavy Rare New Georgia Currency Ex ...
Antique Solomon Islands 19th Century Tribal Art
Solomon island currency ring diameter 22.5cm, width 6.5cm. Very good condition, definitive smoothed ridge in the middle. A very large currency ring used to acquire commodities and ritu...
Nuo Gong and Nuo Mu Ancestor Sculptures Guizhou Pr...
Unknown
Antique Chinese Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood, Paint
Nuo Gong and Nuo Mu Ancestor sculptures from Guizhou Province, China, 19th century or earlier. Offered by Bruce Hughes. Nuo Gong and Nuo Mu are the Father and the Mother of the Nuo Ce...
Antique Beshir Turkmen Rug

Antique Beshir Turkmen Rug
Antique Turkmen Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Wool
A highly collectible antique rug, attributed to the Ersari Turkmen tribes in Central Asia, in a more ornate style often referred to as "Beshir." A very good example in a rare small size...
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 ...
Large Tribal Art Basketry Gable Mask from Papua Ne...
Antique 19th Century Tribal Art
A monumental mask from the gable of a middle Sepik ceremonial building, composed of woven rattan cane, red, white and black natural pigments, sago leaf fibre and carved wood. In the ...
19th Century African Zulu War Club "Knobkerrie" Ki...
Antique South African 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
19th century Zulu war club known as a Knobkerrie made from the wood of a root ball or wad and carried by Zulu warriors in South Africa. Made from the hard wood of a root ball of a tree ...
Rare Dayak Headhunter Human Trophee Skull ‘Ndaokus...
Antique Indonesian Primitive 19th Century Tribal Art
Bone
Dayak, early 20th century Borneo, Indonesia. An impressive human skull without lower jaw, with incised ornamental and floral decorations, minor damages and missing parts (teeth). In for...
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...
Primitive Nautical Wood Sculptures

Primitive Nautical Wood Sculptures
Antique Indian Primitive 19th Century Tribal Art
Wood
Set of three tall early rustic painted ships rudder transformed into artistic sculptures. Measure: Grey D 16.50, D 2.50", H 58" Brown D 17", D 2", H 68".
Striking Dayak Human Trophee Skull ‘Ndaokus’ from ...
Antique Indonesian Primitive 19th Century Tribal Art
Bone
An impressive human skull without lower jaw, polished, with incised ornamental and floral decorations, minor damages and missing parts (teeth). In former times the Dayak people of Borne...
Set of Three Moroccan Tribal Gun Powder Flasks

By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Set of Three Moroccan Tribal Gun Powder Flasks
Berber Tribes of Morocco
Antique Moroccan Tribal 19th Century Tribal Art
Brass, Wood
Set of three Moroccan tribal gun powder flasks. 19th century studded gunpowder flasks in three different finely engraved designs. Collector set of gunpowder flasks in large carved woode...
Antique Aydin Kilim

Antique Aydin Kilim
Antique Turkish Kilim 19th Century Tribal Art
Tapestry, Wool
A very handsome example of Anatolian tribal weaving traditions, attributed to the Aydinli nomads of Western Turkey. Woven in two symmetrical halves, a typical technique for nomadic weav...
19th Century African Wood Head Rest with Mother-of-Pearl Inlay

19th Century African Wood Head Rest with Mother-of...
Antique Central African 19th Century Tribal Art
19th century pair of distinctive ebonized wood head rests ('carved pillows') with mother-of-pearl inlay design, with classical nicely shaped turned pedestal, lovely aged patina and det...
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.
19th Century Indonesian Batek Tribal Shield

19th Century Indonesian Batek Tribal Shield
Unknown
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...
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...
Unknown
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...