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Fon Legba Phallus Sculpture
Fon Legba Phallus Sculpture
Antique Early 19th Century Beninese Tribal Art
Steel
Intended to ensure fertility and bountiful harvests, this carved-wood phallus is called a legba and was among many buried outside dwellings and in the fields of the Fon people of Wes...
Contemporary Character Coffee Table in Kiaat Oiled Wood with Tapered Legs
Contemporary Character Coffee Table in Kiaat Oi...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Octagon shape top, with Tapered legs and a natural linseed oil smooth finish.
Contemporary Abstract Expression Chair in Kiaat Wood and Oiled Finish with Nylon
Contemporary Abstract Expression Chair in Kiaat...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Benches
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish, and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Late 19th Century Sculptural African Ladder
Late 19th Century Sculptural African Ladder
Antique Early 1900s Zimbabwean Ladders
Wood
A large antique carved wood rustic ladder from Africa having one side with protruding toe holds to allow climbing.  
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Coffee Table in Oiled Finish with Steel Base
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Coffee Table in Oiled F...
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 Color Blocking Stool in Kiaat Wood with Oiled Finish and Nylon
Contemporary Color Blocking Stool in Kiaat Wood...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Stools
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Brutalist Pendant in Solid Copper, circa 1960s, Sourced in South Africa
Brutalist Pendant in Solid Copper, circa 1960s,...
Mid-20th Century South African Brutalist Chandeliers and Pendants
Copper
Brutalist chandelier in solid copper from the mid-20th century. The chandelier weighs 8,6kg. The item has a naturally aged patina with the signature aqua-colored oxidization of coppe...
Antique African Hand-Carved Gurange Bench Chair
Antique African Hand-Carved Gurange Bench Chair
Vintage 1910s Ethiopian Primitive Benches
Teak
A rare Gurange small sized chair or bench with a rustic African feel and wonderful sculptural silouette. 3 x 4 inch iron base/stand From the illustrious collection of Tim Hunt & Tam...
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Armchair in Oiled Finish with Nylon
Contemporary Kiaat Wood Armchair in Oiled Finis...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Futurist Armchairs
Wood
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish, and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Contemporary Trapezium Shape Kiaat Bench with N...
21st Century and Contemporary South African Benches
Kiaat wood linseed oiled finish and nylon rope comfortable sitting base.
Male Full Mount Taxidermy Burchell's Plains Zeb...
2010s South African Taxidermy
Zebra Hide
A wonderful example of a male taxidermy full mount South African Burchell's (Plains) Zebra: Equus Quagga, on ebonized stand.     
Pair of Faux Resin Elephant Tusks on Ebonized B...
2010s South African Taxidermy
Resin
Fantastic pair of large faux resin elephant tusks on shaped ebonized bases. Wonderful realistic quality. Priced per pair (two pairs available) Base dimensions: 39cm x 39cm x 49cm...
African Bameleke Carved Wood Table or Stool
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Side Tables
Wood
Handmade wood table from Cameroon is dark stained wood with round table top and carved lattice/grid pattern. Can be used as a side table or stool. Other similar pieces with variation...
20th Century Pair of Oil on Boards by Percy Wor...
Early 20th Century South African Dutch Colonial Paintings
Giltwood, Paint
A pair of lovely little oil on boards by desirable South African artist, Percy Wort (Born 1900). Early-20th Century, circa 1930, both signed on the front. Featuring scenes from Be...
MidCentury Bronze Medicine Man from Benin, Purp...
Vintage 1950s Beninese Tribal Table Lamps
Bronze, Foil
A very fine Mid-Century cast bronze from Benin arranged with a specially designed lamp construction and socle. The oval lampshade is hand-painted in green-brown color with Fine ove...
Art Deco Desk Clock in Clear Crystal by Waterford
Late 20th Century South African Art Deco Table Clocks and Desk Clocks
Crystal
Classic deco desk clock in clear crystal by Waterford, 1999-2002. Desk clock has faceted sides and Roman numeral markers at clock centre.
Koranic Tablets Set of Three Sculpture from Eth...
Late 20th Century Ethiopian Figurative Sculptures
Sculpture set of three Koranic tablets in solid light wood from Ethiopia, mid-20th century. Measures: Large: L 27.5 x D 2 x H 92.7 cm. Base: 13 x 19 cm, unit price: 1750,00€ Mediu...
African Sculpture, Burkina Faso, Boy Coming of ...
Late 20th Century Burkinabe Primitive Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
Lovely detailed carving marking "Boy coming of age" celebration custom-made metal stand or wall hanging equipped.
Macasar Ebony Cup in Hand-Carved Solid Ebony Wood
21st Century and Contemporary Malagasy Decorative Bowls
Ebony
Cup Macassar ebony all handcrafted, hand-carved in solid ebony wood. Varnished ebony wood.  
African Colonial Figure with Red Jacket
Mid-20th Century Ivorian Figurative Sculptures
Paint, Wood
The hats, clothes, and exaggerated features mark this Baule figure as a colonial satire. At the height of European colonization, many African crafstpeople made figures that called ou...
African Colonial Figure with Yellow Jacket
Mid-20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art
Paint, Wood
The hats, clothes, and exaggerated features mark this Baule figure as a colonial satire. At the height of European colonization, many African craftspeople made figures that called ou...
Fang Style Ancestor Figure, Gabon
Late 20th Century Gabonese Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Referred to as Byeri, this figure is a symbolic evocation of the ancestor, as well as a source of magical protection to the Fang people.
Mfumte Messenger, Cameroon
Mid-20th Century Central African Figurative Sculptures
Wood
Called Ngimfe by local residents, this figure was said to personify the messenger for an oracle named Sanko; messenger of good news of good luck. Was in the possession of Duke Unive...
Monumental Baga Snake Sculpture, Guinea, Africa
Mid-20th Century Guinean Animal Sculptures
Wood
Beautifully carved and hand-painted. A great example of Baga Art.
African Stone Table Sculpture on Mahogany Wood ...
Late 20th Century Zimbabwean Figurative Sculptures
Stone
For your consideration is a breathtaking, stone sculpture of three heads, on a wooden base pedestal, signed by Zimbabwean sculptor Joe Mutasa. In excellent condition. The dimensions ...
Hardwood Chokwe Bench, Angola, 19th Century
Antique Late 19th Century Angolan Tribal 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 figu...
Malachite Vase
2010s Congolese Vases
Malachite
Malachite vase with inlaid Lapis Lazul flower. The center of the vase is bronze and un-polished malachite to give more texture. The vase was carved and made in 2018, but the stone is...
Exceptional Rock Crystal Dish with Bronze Base,...
2010s Malagasy Centerpieces
Rock Crystal
Exceptional rock crystal dish with bronze base, Madagascar, 2016.
Very Large Hand-Carved Malachite Lion from the ...
21st Century and Contemporary Congolese Grand Tour Animal Sculptures
Malachite
Very large carved Malachite African lion. This piece was hand-carved in the Congo out of one solid piece of malachite.
Bird Bowl, Ceramic Sculpture by Ardmore from So...
Qiniso Mungwe, Siyabonga Mabaso
21st Century and Contemporary South African Folk Art Animal Sculptures
Ceramic
Bird bowl, ceramic sculpture by Ardmore from South Africa. Sculpted by Qiniso Mungwe, painted by Siyabonga Mabaso 25" x 17" x 7" H. Ardmore ceramic art was established by Fée Halste...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
Early 20th Century Tribal Karamojong Wooden Nec...
Early 20th Century Ugandan Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
An elegant headrest with chain-link carrying strap from Uganda. Headrests are used by the nomadic tribes in the Karamoja Savannah and come in various forms. They range from the si...
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...
Early 20th Century Tribal Ethiopian Wooden Neck...
20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Tribal Art
Wood
Early 20th century Ethiopian tribal head rest from the Omo valley area. This neckrest is of a good size and height and has a satisfying patina. Headrest sometimes doubled as stool...
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...
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
Unknown
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...
19th Century Sotho Vessel, South Africa
Early 20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Ceramic
An extremely rare 19th century ceramic vessel, South Africa. Ceramic vessels from South Africa dating to the late 19th century are extremely rare. We are pleased to be able to off...
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...
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 ...
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 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 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...
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...
Large-Scale Vintage African Beaded Head Sculpture
Mid-20th Century Cameroonian Sculptures
Clay, Beads
Intricately carved and beaded African head sculpture. Glass beads over clay base. Very striking and unusual.
Ndop Textile, Cameroon
Vintage 1970s Cameroonian Tribal Tapestries
Cotton
Ndop handwoven textile in cotton dyed indigo pigments using the resist, dye technique. This textile was used for kingship and funerals. Made in Bamileke, Bamum, Bamenda, Cameroon, ci...
Group of Four Campaign Style Zebra Hide Folding...
20th Century South African Campaign Stools
Dashing group of four of Mid-Century portable zebra stools or benches with folding tripod ebonized bases tipped with brass. One stool has a brown leather lining, note picture. Sold a...
African Tribal Art Fine Old Yoruba Shango Staff
Early 20th Century Ivorian Tribal Art
Wood
A fine old Yoruba Shango staff, Very finely carved with excellent aged patina, Adorned with numerous beads some of which are ancient trade beads Yoruba Nigeria Period: late 19th ...
Zebra Rug Hide
21st Century and Contemporary South African Campaign More Carpets
Zebra Hide
Decorative zebra hide backed with wool felt and trimmed around the edges with a leather trim.
19th Century Antique Battle Shield Elephant Ski...
Antique 19th Century Ethiopian Arms, Armor and Weapons
Animal Skin
19th century antique battle shield elephant skin Ethiopia. Very rare Impressive battle shield probably Ethiopia. Made of elephant skin 19th century. (V-159).
Early 20th Century Engraved African Lidded Food...
Early 20th Century Malian Decorative Boxes
Wood
Early 20th century African lidded food storage box Engraved with Primitive designs Dimensions: Box: 8 in. H with a 10-10.25 in. diameter on the top and a 12-13 in. diameter ...
Early 20th Century African, Burkina Faso Lobi V...
Lobi People
Early 20th Century Burkinabe Jars
Clay
Early 20th Century African, Burkina Faso Lobi Vessel with Lid. The Lobi are an African Tribe of people who originated in Ghana and migrated to southern Burkina Faso. The language spo...
Early 20th Century Woven Straw/Mud Honey Basket
Early 20th Century Malian Decorative Baskets
Straw, Clay
Early 20th Century Woven Straw/Mud Honey Basket Dimensions: 16.75 in. H x 12.5-12.75 in. Diam. Neck is 3.5 in. H with a 2.75 in. Diam
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