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Period:20th Century
African Kenyan Tribal Art Hand Carved Sculpture
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Hand carved West African tribal wood carved sculpture of a standing man, Africa tribal Art Decor. Vintage Kenyan tribal sculpture featuring an elongated standing man with a crown an...
Category

Kenyan Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
Located in Leuven , BE
Wood, cloth, glass trade beads. 15 cm high. Worn by chiefs and other notables on ceremonial occasions, these beaded heads were highly symbolic power accoutrements and probably repres...
Category

Cameroonian 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Glass

Rare Pair of Very Old Yoruba Ibeji Figures
Located in Leuven , BE
Rare pair of very old Yoruba Ibeji figures.
Category

Nigerian 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

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...
Category

Liberian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Yam Ancestor Figure TOTEM Pole Papua New Guinea with Provenance
Located in Atlanta, GA
A yam ancestor TOTEM pole from the mid-Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. Carved out of a solid wood by the Abelam people, who cultivated yams as their main crop, the pole featu...
Category

Papua New Guinean Tribal 20th Century 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...
Category

Ivorian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Dan-Toure, Face Mask, Ivory Coast, Late 19th Century
Located in Nice, Cote d' Azur
Dan-Toure, face mask, Sculpted wood, Ivory coast, Dan culture, late 19th-early 20th century. Measures: Height 22 cm, width 14 cm, depth 6 cm. Provenance: Collection Marceau R...
Category

Ivorian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Art of Africa Treasures from the Congo Hardcover Table Book
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Reference book on the art of the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire). 180 mounted color illustrations + numerous b&w illustrations. large heavy book, weight: 8 lbs Art o...
Category

Congolese Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Paper

Vintage Handwoven Silk Shoulder Cloth, Supplementary Weft Laos Late 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage handwoven silk shoulder cloth supplementary weft Laos, late 20th century This Pha Biang or shoulder cloth was handwoven in northeast Laos utilizing a traditional supplementa...
Category

Laotian Tribal Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Silk

Chofa Architectural Thai Temple Roof Finial. Original Color. Mid-20th Century.
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Architectural Element. Chofa roof finial from a Thai Temple, with remnants of original color, mid-20th century. On a metal base. This Chofa comes from an old Thai temple. The Chofa- ...
Category

Thai Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Teak, Paint

Vintage Headhunter Brass and Trade Bead Necklace, Nagaland
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage headhunter brass and trade bead necklace, Nagaland Trade beads with a brass medallion of a hunter's head shaped like a fish as the centerpiece, attributed to the Konyak and ...
Category

Indian Folk Art 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Tin

Carved Wood Tribal Bambara, Mali Africa Granary Door Lock with Crosspiece
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Well-used wood door lock used by the Bambara people, Mali, Africa, with crosspiece. The top is an animal head with horns. Includes original movable bolt or crosspiece. Heavy wear and...
Category

Burkinabe Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Mende Helmet Mask
Located in Kensington, MD
Carved Helmut masks of this type were made by the Sande society of the Mende people of Sierra Leone, Africa for use in masquerades by young women in initiation rites on their passage...
Category

Sierra Leonean Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-20th Century Tribal Woman's Tunic, Karen People, Burma
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th century tribal woman's tunic, Karen People, Burma A nice, graphic example of a woman's blouse from the Karen ethnic group in Burma/Myanmar. The Job's tears seeds (Coix lacr...
Category

Burmese Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Cotton

Mid-20th Century Toguna Female Anthropomo Post from Mali
Located in Atlanta, GA
An early to mid-20th century Toguna support post from the Dogon Tribe of Mali, on custom metal stand. This West African hand carved wooden bean was originally used for supporting the...
Category

Malian 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Toucan Bird Head and Feather Breastplate, Jivaroan People, Ecuador S. American
Located in New York, NY
Toucan head and wing feather breastplate from Ecuador, possibly from the Jivaroan peoples, early to mid-20th century, comprised of painted bark cloth, seeds, toucan wing feathers and...
Category

Ecuadorean Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Leather, Wood, Feathers

Pair of African Tribal Art Parchment Wall Shade Sconces in Safran and Tan Colors
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Pair of African Tribal Art parchment wall shade sconces featuring a large triangle hide form stitched on iron and hand painted surface. These Art pieces could be used as wall lamp s...
Category

Moroccan Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Iron

Bura Spirit Vessel
Located in Chicago, IL
Sometimes called a "Bura bell" due to its shape, this sculptural terracotta form would have been a critical component of burial rituals of the Bura people of Niger. Buried with its f...
Category

Nigerien 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Terracotta

Pair of African Gourds
Located in Austin, TX
A pair of large dried gourds, originally used for containing liquids. The high value the original owners placed on these pieces can be seen in the applied native repairs. Years of us...
Category

African Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Antique Sub-Sahara African Talking Drum
Located in Amsterdam, NL
For all items from this dealer please hit the button VIEW ALL FROM SELLER below on this page Beautiful very rare antique talking drum made by a tribe living in the border region of ...
Category

Guinean Tribal Antique 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Hide, Wood

Indonesian 'Wayang Kulit" Shadow Puppet, Java, Indonesia, Early 20th Century
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This flat shadow puppet was crafted on the island of Java by a puppet artist using buffalo hide and mounted on bamboo sticks. It features movable arms, controlled by outer bamboo rod...
Category

Indonesian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Leather, Wood

Moroccan Tribal Silver Jewelry Choker
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A Moroccan Tribal jewelry vintage chocker inlaid with colorful glass beads in red and green and dangling coins. German silver, but not of the standard of sterling and richly embell...
Category

Pakistani Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

20th Century Stone and Silver Bracelets by Ray Adakai, Navajo Jeweler
Located in Point Richmond, CA
20th century stone and silver bracelets by Ray Adakai, Navajo Jeweler Each of these colorful silver bracelets has a channel set with rectangular cut spiny oyster shell, turquoise ...
Category

American Native American 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Silver

Pair of Horsehair Fly Whisks, Yi of Yunnan, China, Early to Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Pair of horsehair fly whisks. Yi of Yunnan, China, early to mid-20th century. Mounted on metal stands. Incorporating twining and braiding techniques. Dimensions: Left - 18 inches t...
Category

Chinese Tribal Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Other

Life Size Bronze African Woman in the Style of Hagenauer
Located in Palm Springs, CA
A nice large bronze of an partially clad African Woman in the style of Hagenauer. This bronze date to the mid-20th century and is quite likely European. Nice patina and a striking p...
Category

Unknown Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Mid-20th Century Coral and Silver Bracelet by Fred Thompson, Navajo Jeweler
Located in Point Richmond, CA
20th century coral and silver bracelet by Fred Thompson, Navajo Jeweler Five gorgeous cabochons of rich red coral are set in silver bezels, flanked by silver beads and stamped cre...
Category

American Native American 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Coral, Silver

Rattan Basket Dayak Tribe Hand-Woven from Kalimantan, Borneo, Mid 20th Century
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This mid-20th century hand-woven basket originates from the Dayak tribe of Borneo crafted with rattan fibres. These baskets were used to carry leaves, fruit, grain and wood and featu...
Category

Indonesian Other 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Rattan, Wood

Anatolian Ornate Design Handwoven Kilim Rug
Located in New York, NY
Ornate handwoven flat-weave kilim rug with natural pigment dyed wool. The designs woven in to the rug are all symbolic that have been passed done through generations of weavers for h...
Category

Turkish 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage Women's Jacket, Miao of Guizhou, China, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage Women's Jacket. Miao of Da Yun county, south central Guizhou, China, mid-20th century. Worn on festive occasions, this distinctive jacket is decorated with a batik wax-resis...
Category

Chinese Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Cotton

Cast Bronze Tribal Bell Camel Anklet
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Antique cast bronze carved animal camel leg anklet bell Folk Art. Handcrafted cast metal camel bracelet which was used by the Bedouin people to tie to the camel leg. Antique collecti...
Category

Indian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Late 20th Century Women's Headdress from Ethiopia
Located in New York, NY
An Ethiopian women's headpiece, made of old "white-heart" red glass beads, circa 1979. The length of the headpiece is 24 inches. The two lower ends have a 2.5-inch leather core, whi...
Category

Ethiopian Tribal Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Beads

Tall Wooden Tribal Fang Mask of Ngil Brown, Creme and Red Colored Gabon 1970s
Located in Salzburg, AT
Very expressive and modern looking mask (sculptur). The powdery colors and the reduced shape underline the beauty of the object. Fang mask of Ngil In the category of great African...
Category

Gabonese Tribal Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Paint, Wood

Old Igbo "Izzi" Elephant Mask, Nigeria, African Sculpture
By Igbo People
Located in Sharon, CT
Important mask with beautiful a patina over paint and sculpting note, heads on both sides. Acquired from an old private collection.
Category

Nigerian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Kuba People, DRC, Leather Whip with Turned Handle
Located in Leuven , BE
Beautifully hand-crafted leather whip with turned handle.
Category

Congolese 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Glass

Mid-20th Century Globular Vessel, Mangbetu People, D. R. Congo
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th Century Globular Vessel, Mangbetu People, D. R. Congo An unusually large and striking non-figurative vessel from the Mangbetu people, comprised of six lobes joined to a c...
Category

Congolese Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Ceramic

Vintage Tribal Carrying Basket from Ata Pue, Laos, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage Tribal carrying basket from Ata Pue, Laos, mid-20th century, 23.5" tall. This finely woven, beautifully detailed,carrying basket comes from the Ata Pu area of Laos.The prima...
Category

Laotian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan, Wood

Nice Congo/Central Africa Shaman or Medicine Man Rattle, Early 20th Century
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A nice Congo/Central Africa shaman or medicine man rattle, early 20th century, used for warding off evil spirits and healing the sick. The rattle is made of wood with metal wire and ...
Category

Congolese Archaistic 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

Framed Akha Tribe Hand Embroidered Shoulder Bag
Located in Chicago, IL
This hand embroidered shoulder is from the Akha tribe and has been framed for display on a wall. The Akha are an indigenous hill tribe who live in small villages at higher elevations...
Category

Thai 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Hemp

Ikat Textile from Flores Island, Indonesia
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This Ikat textile originates from the Island of Flores, Indonesia. It is hand-woven using naturally dyed yarns via a method passed on through generations. This textile is tubular for...
Category

Indonesian Other 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Yarn

Earthenware Kendi with Raised Design. Lampung Sumatra. Early to Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Earthenware Kendi with Raised Design. Lampung Sumatra. Early to Mid-20th Century. Kendi are pouring and drinking vessels found throughout Southeast Asia since ancient times. They are...
Category

Indonesian Tribal Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Earthenware

Horsetail Flywhisk with Beaded Leopard Finial from Cameroon Grasslands
Located in Leuven , BE
Throughout the many Kingdoms in the Cameroon Grasslands region (Bamileke - Bamum - Tikar) employed a range of Regalia to assert their political, economic and religious power. Present...
Category

Cameroonian 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Glass

Tribal Occiput Ornament from Papua New Guinea
Located in Frankfurt, Hessen, DE
Sturdy ring with red curling, disc-shaped dancing jewelery made of Lygodium stripes, partly perforated and dyed with lime and red and yellow ocher. Very good condition. The jewelry w...
Category

Papua New Guinean Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wicker

Papau New Guinea Sentani Mounted Nephrite Axe, Early 20th Century
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Large and exceptional vintage tribal carved green jade/nephrite axe from Sentani, Papau New Guinea. The Axe is mounted in a custom made bronze base and is not marked. In good conditi...
Category

Papua New Guinean 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Stone

Cross Body Leather African Berber Tribal Moroccan Bag
Located in North Hollywood, CA
vintage ethnic Berber tribal hand tooled and embroidered leather satchel shoulder cross body bag. Handcrafted by the Berber artisans from the Rif Mountains North Morocco Africa. ...
Category

Moroccan Islamic 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Leather

Exotic Decorated Totem, Mid-20th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Exotic Decorated Totem is an original decorative object realized in the mid-20th century. Original hand-colored wood. The work depicts the figure of a stylized totem. Good ...
Category

Unknown 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Child Amulet Lock, Silver Alloy, Yao or Hmong of SW China, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Child amulet lock necklace, silver alloy with repousse work and hanging bells. Yao or Hmong of SW China, early 20th century. Fastened on a chain necklace. Lock shaped amulets were me...
Category

Chinese Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Metal, Silver

Tribal Plank Art
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Unique tribal plank art with metal base. The piece features a 5.5' tall wooden plank with a colored ornate fish design. Great conversation piece for any space.
Category

Unknown Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Metal

Terracotta Bura Spirit Vessel
Located in Chicago, IL
Sometimes called a "Bura bell" due to its shape, this sculptural terra cotta object was part of the Bura tribe's burial ritual. Buried with its flared mouth facing down, this cylindr...
Category

Nigerien Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Terracotta

Early 20th Century Congolese Large Kuba Framed Textile
By Kuba
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a gorgeous piece of West African Tribal Art, namely an early 20th century Congolese large Kuba framed textile. Made in the Congo by the Kuba people (who are famous for ...
Category

Congolese Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Textile

Antique Moroccan Berber Henna-Dyed Woman's Ceremonial Head Scarf
Located in Milan, IT
A very finely woven wool veil of an unusual format, sparsely embellished with touches of embroidery, used as a head cover in the wedding ceremony among the Ait Abdellah Berber people...
Category

Moroccan Tribal Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wool

Large African Mask on Custom Stand
Located in Lambertville, NJ
Very stylish hand carved African mask on a custom stand. The front with very textured surface with painted details, there is some shrinkage and separation at the seams due to age. Th...
Category

African 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Hardwood

Set of 4 Bronze Opium Pipes
Located in Schellebelle, BE
Exceptional Collection of 4 Opium pipes in bronze from Birma, great old patina, monter on a iron stand, different heights, 27 cm high/26 cm high/30 cm high/23 cm high.
Category

Burmese Vintage 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Bronze

Early to Mid-20th Century Tribal Beaded Cache-Sex Modesty Apron, Cameroon
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early to mid-20th century tribal beaded cache-sex modesty apron (Pikuran), Mandara Mountains, Cameroon These colorful cache-sex were worn for celebrations, rituals and rites of pa...
Category

Cameroonian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Beads, Shell

Selection of 6 Authentic Ethnic Cameroon Headdresses and Ceremonial Hats
Located in Leuven , BE
A beautiful Decorative Cameroon headdress with the inside lined with colorful fabric and the outside decorated with porcupine spikes.
Category

Cameroonian 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Organic Material

Papua New Guinea Talipun, Boiken, Sepik River Region
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Papua New Guinea Talipun, Boiken, Sepik River Region Northern Papua New Guinea, 20th Century Used as tribal ceremonial money, woven wicker, polychrome, retaining multiple Cassowa...
Category

Papua New Guinean Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Shell, Paint, Wicker, Feathers

Yaka Tribal Initiation Mask with Raffia, Congo 'DRC', mid 20th Century, Africa
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Yaka young men's initiation mask of carved wood with raffia collar, Congo (Democratic Republic of Congo), mid 20th century. A hand-held mask used by boys coming out of the initiation...
Category

Congolese Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Senufo Arched Baby Bed Stool, c. 1900
Located in Chicago, IL
The combination of stout legs and a gracefully curved seat mark this baby bed as an exciting example of Senufo craftsmanship. In contrast to many of their stools, this baby bed featu...
Category

Ivorian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Yoruba Basket
Located in Chicago, IL
A simple, but chic, early 20th century woven natural fiber basket from the Yoruba People of Nigeria, with leather rim and decorative leather embellishments around the exterior.
Category

Nigerian Tribal 20th Century Tribal Art

Materials

Natural Fiber