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Contemporary Abstract Expression Chair in Kiaat Wood and Oiled Finish with Nylon
Contemporary Abstract Expression Chair in Kiaat...
Bonga Jwambi
21st Century and Contemporary South African Benches
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish, and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Contemporary Character Coffee Table in Kiaat Oiled Wood with Tapered Legs
Contemporary Character Coffee Table in Kiaat Oi...
Bonga Jwambi
21st Century and Contemporary South African Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Octagon shape top, with Tapered legs and a natural linseed oil smooth finish.
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Armchair in Oiled Finish with Nylon
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Armchair in Oiled Finis...
Bonga Jwambi
21st Century and Contemporary South African Futurist Armchairs
Wood
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish, and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Contemporary Color Blocking Stool in Kiaat Wood with Oiled Finish and Nylon
Contemporary Color Blocking Stool in Kiaat Wood...
Bonga Jwambi
21st Century and Contemporary South African Stools
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Coffee Table in Oiled Finish with Steel Base
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Coffee Table in Oiled F...
Bonga Jwambi
21st Century and Contemporary South African Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Kiaat wood and steel. Kiaat table top: tree trunk cut to 55mm thickness. Single leg of turned Kiaat, oiled with pure linseed oil, and additional coated steel supports.
Contemporary A-Shape Color Bench in Kiaat Wood with Nylon
Contemporary A-Shape Color Bench in Kiaat Wood ...
Bonga Jwambi
21st Century and Contemporary South African Benches
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish, and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Contemporary Trapezium Shape Kiaat Bench with Nylon
Contemporary Trapezium Shape Kiaat Bench with N...
Bonga Jwambi
21st Century and Contemporary South African Benches
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Vintage African Yoruba Long Artisanal Bell Pull with Heavy Beading
Vintage African Yoruba Long Artisanal Bell Pull...
Vintage 1970s Nigerian Rustic Tapestries
Shell, Textile, Beads
Vintage African long artisanal bell pull or sash with heavy beading The artisanal fiber art design depicts masks and rhinos with a center flower. Tri-dimensional wall hanging in gre...
African Kuba Embroidered Raffia Textile, Early 20th Century
African Kuba Embroidered Raffia Textile, Early ...
Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Pillows and Throws
Raffia
It is in rather good condition, except some ware and some slight yellowness due to use and age.
Early 20th Century African Wooden Grain Bowl from Mali
Early 20th Century African Wooden Grain Bowl fr...
20th Century Malian Decorative Bowls
Wood
20th century wooden African grain bowl from Mali.
Antique African Mud Cloth Indigo Lumbar Pillow
Antique African Mud Cloth Indigo Lumbar Pillow
Vintage 1950s Malian Pillows and Throws
Linen, Down
Custom made our of beautiful indigo colored mud cloth pillow has handstitched design, exposing the underside. This antique aged pillow has creamy homespun linen backing, and zipper c...
Antique African Mud-Cloth Pillow with Original Seam Details
Antique African Mud-Cloth Pillow with Original ...
Early 20th Century Malian Pillows and Throws
Linen
Antique faded blue indigo stripe African mud-cloth pillows with original seam details. Pillow cover size: 24 x 24 approximate finished size. Please note the insert is not included i...
Real Coconut from Praslin on Bronze Base
21st Century and Contemporary Seychellois Natural Specimens
Bronze
Real coconut from Praslin, Seychelles. On bronze base. Rare piece.
Antique African Walnut Pillow Stand and Stool C...
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Footstools
These were dual purpose as stool by day and pillow by night (the pillow cushion strapped thru the openings on top). Nice color and patina .No missing parts , tail, trunk and tusks ...
Antique Indigo Stripe African Mud-cloth Pillow ...
Vintage 1950s Malian Pillows and Throws
Linen, Hemp
Antique faded blue indigo stripe African mud-cloth pillows with original fringe details. Pillow cover size: 22 x 22 approximate finished size. Please note the insert is not inclu...
African Akan Ashanti Tribal Stool
Akan Ashanti
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Mid-Century Modern Tribal Art
Wood
A great example of a mid to late 20th century African Ashanti stool. Carved from one piece of wood, showing geometric incisions typical to the Ashanti stools. Solid wood blackened. T...
African Tribal Art Impressive Large Old Mossi A...
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Art
Wood
African Tribal Art impressive large old Mossi antelope mask This is splendid very impressive Mossi antelope mask from Burkina Faso, a very large mask with cubist style facial feat...
African Ashanti Stool
Early 20th Century Ghanaian Stools
Wood
Elaborate hand carved wood Ashanti stool. Made in Ghana, circa early 20th century.
19th Century Carved Ostrich Egg, South Africa
Antique 1870s South African Tribal Collectibles and Curiosities
Ostrich Eggshell
Ostrich eggs adorned with incised images are an ancient form of art in Africa's southern reaches, though few examples display the particular character and content found here. This ex...
Early 20th Century Zulu Knobkerrie Sculpture, S...
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Knobkerries were ubiquitously carried by Southern African men as weapons, dance staffs and symbols of status. While typically designed as somewhat utilitarian objects, they were ofte...
Tribal Lozi Bowl
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Early 20th Century Zambian Tribal Tribal Art
A beautifully carved lidded bowl with a decorative handle in the form of a swimming duck. This vessel is graced with a lovely, developed patina that displays deep, dark browns alongs...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
A large and graphically stunning asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery, and the Eur...
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Bassa Ma...
Antique Late 19th Century Liberian Tribal Masks
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,...
20th Century Tribal Giryama Statue, Kenya
Mid-20th Century Kenyan Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
A highly abstract wooden post from Kenya. The Giryama people of the Kenyan coast are known for their long standing tradition of carved wooden mortuary posts. The grave posts, call...
Late 19th or Early 20th Century Tribal Yao Bead...
Antique Late 19th Century Malawian Tribal 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 hori...
Early 20th Century Tribal Kuba or Binji Pipe, D...
Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Collectibles and Curiosities
Wood
A beautiful interplay of raised planes and clustered incisions structures this impressive cephalomorphic Congolese pipe. Flowing line work textures the head, which joins with the bri...
Late 19th Century Tribal Suku Helmet Mask
Antique Late 19th Century Congolese Tribal 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 ...
20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Decorative Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning Fante asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery and th...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Decorative Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery and the Euro...
19th Century Prestige Tribal Knife with Shell-C...
Antique 19th Century Ivorian Tribal Arms, Armor and Weapons
Metal
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 m...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Quilts and Blankets
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning Asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery and the Euro...
20th Century Kamba Tribal Colonial Carving, Kenya
20th Century Kenyan Folk Art Tribal Art
Wood
An early colonial carving from Kenya. There is a rich tradition of carving colonial figures for sale to European colonists throughout Africa. Many of these master carvers carved f...
Early 20th Century Tribal Gurage Neck Rest, Eth...
20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Stools
An exceptional Gurage neckrest with metal inlay and original carrying strap. The beautiful neckrest has a smooth patina from decades of use and is adorned with patterns of metal i...
Late 19th Century Tribal Dogon Door Lock
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Antique Late 19th Century Malian Tribal 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 st...
19th Century Nigerian Tribal Gong
20th Century Nigerian Tribal Musical Instruments
Bronze
An old Nigerian iron gong with spiral finial. Although the gong is a type of percussion instrument used on a daily basis, a gong of this size had value beyond its material usefuln...
Late 19th Century Tribal Sotho Prestige Vessel,...
Antique Late 19th Century Lesothian Tribal 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 displa...
Late 19th Century Tribal Zulu Knobkerrie
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Antique Late 19th Century South African Tribal 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 grea...
19th Century Tribal Dogon Heddle Pulley
Antique 19th Century Malian Tribal 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 ...
Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana, circa 1960
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Decorative Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning Asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery and the Euro...
Early 20th Century Zulu Carving of a Bull, Sout...
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Toys
Wood
A large 19th-early 20th century North Nguni carving of a bull. The ancestors of Nguni cattle were brought by the Xhosa, Zulu and Swazi people, during their migration to Southern ...
Late 19th Century Tribal Baule Figure
Antique Late 19th Century Ivorian Tribal 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 th...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning Asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery, and the Eur...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
Mid-20th Century Ghanaian More Folk Art
Fabric
A large and graphically stunning asafo flag. Fante flags represent the merger of two cultural traditions, the Akan tradition of combining proverbs with visual imagery, and the Eur...
Late 19th Century Tribal Boa Sickle
Antique Late 19th Century Congolese Tribal 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 bl...
Early 20th Century Tribal Hehe Stool, Tanzania
20th Century Tanzanian Tribal Stools
Wood
A graphic Hehe stool with three ridged legs and old patina of use. The Hehe people lived in isolation on a highland in southwestern Tanzania, northeast of Lake Nyasa. With the exc...
Rare 19th Century Zulu Wars Wirework Prestige S...
Antique 1870s South African Tribal 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 deco...
Early 20th Century Tribal Zulu Beaded Panel Nec...
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
A gorgeous Zulu beaded panel necklace showing excellent preservation. A Classic South African palette has been used to great effect here, particularly in the rich serenity of the viv...
20th Century Toussian Vessel
Mid-20th Century Burkinabe Tribal Pottery
Terracotta
Originated from the city of Banfora, in south western Burkina Faso.
Late 19th Century Pair of Tribal Zulu Combs
Antique Late 19th Century South African Tribal 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 oft...
20th Century Tribal Zulu Ceramic Pot, South Africa
20th Century South African Tribal Ceramics
Clay
An exceptional Zulu beer vessel. This is the finest example we have ever owned. The pot has a satisfying form, is very large and has beautiful incised patterning. Zulu pot making ...
Early 20th Century Tribal Dan Mask
Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Tribal Art
A Dan mask of unusual construction and amazing aesthetic power. Aged metal fitted around the eyes and the rough, earthen treatment around the jagged mouth contrast dramatically with ...
20th Century Igala Vessel
Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Pottery
Terracotta
Beautiful old Nigerian water pot.
20th Century Tribal Tuareg Tent Poles
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20th Century Nigerien Tribal Tribal Art
Among the Tuareg, tent poles are used to build the tent, hold up the tent wall mats and to hang leather bags and clothing. This particular kind of tent pole (ehel) is used to secure ...
20th Century Tribal Ndebele Fertility Doll
20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Ndebele beaded fertility dolls are given to young girls when they attend initiation school. The doll is cared for and cherished until the woman's first pregnancy. According to custom...

Sculptural Bowl

By Ronel Jordaan
Sculptural Bowl
Ronel Jordaan
2010s South African Decorative Baskets
Felt
Sculptural bowl in dark grey and silver metallic felt. Designed and made by Ronel Jordaan, South Africa, 2016.

Sculptural Bowl

By Ronel Jordaan
Sculptural Bowl
Ronel Jordaan
2010s South African Decorative Bowls
Felt
Sculptural bowl in orange and gold metallic felt. Designed and made by Ronel Jordaan, South Africa, 2016.

Sculptural Bowl

By Ronel Jordaan
Sculptural Bowl
Ronel Jordaan
2010s South African Decorative Bowls
Felt
Sculptural bowl in metallic felt. Designed and made by Ronel Jordaan, South Africa, 2014.
Sculptural Bowl in Metallic Felt
Ronel Jordaan
2010s South African Decorative Bowls
Felt
Sculptural bowl in metallic felt. Designed and made by Ronel Jordaan, South Africa, 2014.
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