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Ang Sculpture, 20th C
Located in Stockholm, SE
A nicely carved sculpture with patina. Fang style. The Fang tribe mostly lives in Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo and Cameroon. These type of sculptures were designed...
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20th Century African Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Bembe Style African Sculpture
Located in Stockholm, SE
The sculpture is depicting a woman with a painted face. The Bembe people lives mostly in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Tanzania. Provenance: Private colle...
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20th Century African Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Wooden Sculpture, Hemba Style, 20th C
Located in Stockholm, SE
A nicely carved sculpture of a woman, Hemba style. The Hemba people mostly live in the North of Zambia. Provenance: Private collection. This sculpture was bought in Copenhagen in th...
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20th Century African Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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) ...
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20th Century Malian Folk Art Carved Tribal Art

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Steel

Pair of Massim Canoe Splash Boards from Papua, New Guinea
Located in Atlanta, GA
A pair of decoratively carved wood splash boards from the southeastern region of Papua, New Guinea, presented on custom stands. This pair of vintage tribal boards have been carved fr...
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Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Carved Tribal Art

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Iron

Rare New Guinea Maprik Painted Mask on Palm Frond, Geometric Design
Located in Point Richmond, CA
A very rare mask with faded but still bright yellow, black and red paint on a triangular shaped or carved palm frond, from the Maprik peoples of Papua New Guinea, mid 20th century. F...
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Mid-20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Organic Material

Nepal or Tibet Ghurra Churn Handle with Carved Woven Knot, Old Worn Patina
Located in Point Richmond, CA
An old carved wood Nepal, North India or other Himalayan culture butter churn handle called a ghurra. Created in the early 20th century. The handle with finely carved knots rising to...
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Early 20th Century Nepalese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Nepal or Tibet Ghurra Churn Handle with Carved Woven Knot, Old Worn Dark Patina
Located in Point Richmond, CA
An old carved wood Nepal, North India or other Himalayan culture butter churn handle called a ghurra. Created in the early 20th century. The handle with finely carved knots rising to...
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Early 20th Century Nepalese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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 Beninese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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 South African Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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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 Liberian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Dayak People, Borneo, Small Ceremonial Figure with Crusted Patina
Located in Leuven , BE
Beautiful ceremonial figure with crusted patina from Mozambique.
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Early 20th Century Mozambican Carved Tribal Art

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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 Malian Primitive Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Hand Carved Wooden Marapachi Doll from Tamil Nadu, Mid-20th Century, Metal Stand
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Wood Marapachi doll from Tamil Nadu, mid-20th century, hand-carved of a dense dark wood, mounted on a metal stand. In the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu parents present their d...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Hardwood

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 Carved Tribal Art

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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.
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Early 20th Century Congolese Carved Tribal Art

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Bone, Bone

Tribal House Pillar, Tharu of Nepal Mid-20th Century, Metal Base
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Tribal house pillar, Tharu of Nepal mid-20th century, 75 inches tall. Metal base This old post was used as a structural support in a Tharu house. It is decorated with a number of si...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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...
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20th Century Congolese Carved Tribal Art

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Wood, Wood

Carved Wood Hook Figure Papua New Guinea
Located in Atlanta, GA
The elaborated carved wood figure with hooks was widely used by indigenous people to suspend items and foods in their huts across Papua New Guinea, mostly along the Sepik River. The ...
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20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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,...
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Early 20th Century Ivorian Carved Tribal Art

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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.
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20th Century Nigerian Carved Tribal Art

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Wood, Wood

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 Tanzanian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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...
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Early 1900s Zambian Antique Carved Tribal Art

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Wood, Wood

Rare Pair of Very Old Yoruba Ibeji Figures
Located in Leuven , BE
Rare pair of very old Yoruba Ibeji figures.
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20th Century Nigerian Carved Tribal Art

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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 Congolese Carved Tribal Art

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Wood, Wood

Lega People, Drc, Set of 3 Ceremonial Hammers Made of Ivory
Located in Leuven , BE
Set of three rare ceremonial hammers.
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20th Century Congolese Carved Tribal Art

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Ivory, Ivory

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 Ivorian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Old worn Philippine Spoon with Monkey Maternity Mother Figure with Baby on Back
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Worn and polished Philippine "pakko" or spoon with standing monkey faced female figure with baby on back, mid-20th century. Made of sagat hardwood on custom metal stand. Ex old South...
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Mid-20th Century Philippine Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Mid-20th Century Hand-Carved Tribal Wood Wall Panel from Nias Island, Indonesia
Located in Atlanta, GA
An early to mid-20th century carved wood wall panel from Nias Island in the Indonesian archipelago. This tribal wall panel from Nias Island (an island located off the western coast o...
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Mid-20th Century Indonesian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Metal

Early 20th Century Indian Carved Wood & Wrought Iron Storage Chest Box
Located in New York, NY
Hand-carved wooden Indian tribal storage chest box with hand-wrought iron hinges and straps, and handle. Early 20th century, Northern India.
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Early 20th Century Indian Anglo-Indian Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

19th Century Carved Indian Carnival God Figure, Polychrome Paint on Stand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Interesting 19th century carved figure with polychrome decoration. Unique coloration and dance position with arm raised. Considerable losses consistent with age, but flaking seems ...
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19th Century Indian Primitive Antique Carved Tribal Art

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Wood, Paint

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 Ghanaian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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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 Malian Tribal Antique Carved Tribal Art

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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 Congolese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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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 Tanzanian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Vintage Wood Carved Mythical Animal Makara, Thailand, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage wood carved mythical animal. Makara. Thailand, Mid-20th Century. 30" Long. Coconut Grater? This whimsical carving of a Makara comes from northern Thailand, and was probably ...
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Mid-20th Century Thai Folk Art Carved Tribal Art

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Teak, Paint

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 Tanzanian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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 Nigerian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Mid-19th Century Iroquois Bird Effigy Ladle
Located in Santa Fe, NM
Bird Effigy Ladle. Region/Tribe: Northeastern Woodlands/Iroquois, circa mid-19th century. Material: Maple. Dimension: L. 7 3/4” x W. 5”. Condition: Excellent, deep ric...
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Mid-19th Century American Native American Antique Carved Tribal Art

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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 Congolese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

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 Congolese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Vintage Wood Bowl on Stand from Sulawesi, Indonesia, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage wooden bowl on stand from Sulawesi, Indonesia, mid-20th century. This wooden bowl from the mountains of Sulawesi was fashioned by hand from local hardwood. The shape and dee...
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Mid-20th Century Indonesian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Hardwood

Rare Kukukuku Pineapple Stone War Club, Papua New Guinea, Eastern Highlands
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
This rare war club is from the remote Morobe Province within the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, showing a hand carved stone head having two rows of segmented protrusions - on...
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Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Stone

Rare Papua New Guinea Ceremonial Axe, Southern Highlands, Mount Hagen Region
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A rare Papua New Guinea ceremonial axe from the Mount Hagen region in the Southern Highlands, showing a hand shaped and hand polished grey-green stone having a finely sculpted edge, ...
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Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Stone

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 Congolese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Early 20th Century Papua New Guinea Fighting Pick, Lowland Rainforest
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
This early 20th century fighting implement originates from the Lowland rainforest of the Asmat Regency, Brazza River district of Southern Papua New Guinea. Showing a hardwood stake b...
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20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Reed, Wood

Pre-Contact New Guinea Large Ground Stone Disc Mace Head Neolithic Modern Form
Located in Point Richmond, CA
An early pre-contact ground stone disc mace head from New Guinea, with circular hole for attaching to a handle, simple raised shape around hole on one side, early 20th century or ear...
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Early 20th Century Papua New Guinean Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Stone

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...
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Early 20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Carved 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...
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Early 20th Century Liberian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Hand Hewn Wooden Bowl with Handle from Sulawesi, Indonesia, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage hand hewn wooden bowl with handle from Sulawesi, Indonesia, mid-20th century. This wooden bowl from the mountains of Sulawesi was fashioned by hand from a single piece of wo...
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Mid-20th Century Indonesian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Hardwood

Superb and Rare 19th Century Baule Chair from the Ivory Coast
Located in Sharon, CT
Important and rare with beautiful heads as finials, fully formed with 'deco' touches and finely carved surface patterns. Beautiful untouched rich patina. For similar examples see Sot...
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Late 19th Century Ivorian Tribal Antique Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Yoruba Tribal Offering Bowl with Horse and Rider, Nigeria
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Yoruba tribal offering bowl with horse and rider, Nigeria, 10 1/2 inches tall. Offering bowl from the Yoruba with a male figure riding a horse, holding onto the reins in one hand,...
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Baule Kple Kple Tribal Mask, Ivory Coast, Africa, Early 20th Century, Provenance
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Baule Kple kple tribal mask, ivory coast, Africa, early 20th century, provenance Striking Baule dance mask, with original bite stick, round face with open mouth with teeth, projec...
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Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Shaman Drum, Carved Wooden Handle, Nepal Himalaya, Mid-20th Century, on Stand
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage Shaman drum with carved wooden handle. Nepal Himalaya, mid-20th century. Mounted on a metal base. Typical of the drums used by shamans in the Himalayan regions of central an...
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Mid-20th Century Nepalese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Hide, Wood

Fine Kuba Kete Face Mask Striking Square Eyes, Mouth Congo, Africa Custom Stand
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Fine and well carved wood Kuba Kete face mask with striking open square eyes and mouth, incised scarification mark on forehead, interesting backwards facing ears. From Democratic Rep...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

African Tribal Yoruba, Nigeria Rider Figure Offering Bowl, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early Yoruba offering bowl in the from of a male figure riding on horse back surrounded by four small attendants, finely carved with nice patina from native use. Probably had sword i...
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Early 20th Century Nigerian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wool

Zaire Chokwe Tribal Female Bust with Scarifications and Finely Carved Hair
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early Chokwe finely carved wood bust, of a young woman with elaborate scarifications and Classic Chokwe hair style. Probably carved as a bust, sculptor's exhibition piece, early 20th...
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood

Standing Akan Ghana Tribal Female Figure, Early 20th Century Africa, Black Hair
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Akan, Ghana, shrine figure, a standing female figure with black hair and details, remains of white pigment, with arms out holding a bottle, includes custom metal base. Measure: 15 1/...
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Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Carved Tribal Art

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Wood