African Decorative Art

Moroccan Silvered Copper Charger with Incised Decoration, Large Scale
Moroccan Silvered Copper Charger with Incised D...
Antique Late 19th Century Moroccan Moorish Decorative Art
Copper
A large-scale 19th century charger with intricate incised Moorish inspired decoration throughout. With deeply scalloped hand-hammered edge , floral arabesques spiralling from the cen...
Pair of Harnesses, Syrian Wig Holder of the End of the 19th Century
Pair of Harnesses, Syrian Wig Holder of the End...
Antique 19th Century African Islamic Decorative Art
Wood
Pair of wall saddles, Syrian wig holder from the late 19th century. Measures: H 79cm, W 29cm, W 20cm.
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
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...
Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana, circa 1960
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...
Mid-20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
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...
 Orientalist Oil Painting

Orientalist Oil Painting

By Frank Crawford Penfold
Orientalist Oil Painting
Frank Crawford Penfold
Antique 19th Century Algerian Paintings
Giltwood, Oil
Large fine antique orientalist oil painting depicting a family and their inquisitive monkey. By American artist Frank C. Penfold. Oil on canvas. "Algiers" Dated 1887. Carve...
Vintage African Antelope Gazelle Mounted Taxidermy
Vintage African Antelope Gazelle Mounted Taxidermy
Vintage 1960s African Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Horn, Animal Skin
1960s vintage taxidermy of a Thomson's Gazelle. It is distinguished by the dark side stripe that runs from the shoulder to the flank and the white patch on the rump. The Thomson is a...
20th Century Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana
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...
Moroccan Moorish Brass Tray Wall Hanging
Moroccan Moorish Brass Tray Wall Hanging
Moroccan Artist
Early 20th Century Moroccan Moorish Decorative Art
Brass
Fabulous Moroccan Moorish hand-hammered brass tray, intricate multi dimension artwork, very fine Anglo Raj brass repousse designs. Handcrafted wall hanging decorative brass tray with...
Early 20th Century Berber Woman’s Veil, Atlas M...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Tunisian Tribal Tribal Art
Wool
Offered by JOHN RUDDY Woman’s tie-dyed wool veil, Berber culture, Atlas Mountains, Tunisia, early 20th Century
Hammered Copper Wall Relief Sculpture Panel wit...
Mid-20th Century Congolese Mid-Century Modern Wall-mounted Sculptures
Copper, Wood
Hugh, lighted wall relief or object with African pots. This unique object is made by an Congolese artist and is in very good condition. Measures: Width 121 cm. Height 51 cm.   
Copper Panel Artwork by Pemba
Pemba
20th Century Congolese Romantic Decorative Art
Metal
Copper panel artwork by Pemba.
Bruce Onobrakpeya Metal Foil Relief "Desert Spi...
Bruce Onobrakpeya
Vintage 1980s Nigerian Brutalist Decorative Art
Metal
This rare framed Brutalist metal foil relief by Bruce Onobrakpeya, 1988 is signed front and back and features a dramatic tall abstract 3 dimensional figure in golds, black and red. L...
Embossed Hide Shield from Somalia
Mid-20th Century Somali Decorative Art
Leather
An intricately embossed hide shield from Somalia, circa 1960. This piece looks wonderful on a wall or shelf. Great conversation piece. M215.
Vintage Woven Seagrass Ethnic Round African Fla...
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Vintage 1980s African Tribal Decorative Baskets
Seagrass
Vintage woven seagrass ethnic round African flat baskets Set of six (6) artisanal handwoven baskets with tribal designs and patterns all around. Range in size from 9.5 inches - 10 ...
Early 20th Century African Warrior Shield
Vintage 1940s Congolese Decorative Art
Early 20th century African warrior shield.
Moroccan Camel Bone Plate, Decorative Only
Early 2000s Moroccan Decorative Art
Ceramic
Handmade in Marrakech, Morocco. White color with a great geometric design. An amazing addition to your Mediterranean de´COR, including Mediterranean and contemporary. As with many Mo...
Early 20th Century African Warrior Shield
Vintage 1940s Congolese Decorative Art
Early 20th century African warrior shield.
Batman Original Egyptian Film Poster, 1989
20th Century Egyptian Posters
Paper
Fantastic Egyptian film poster for Tim Burton’s movie Batman. This vintage film poster is sized 27 3/4 x 39 1/2 inches. In folded condition as issued (will be set rolled as store...
Egyptian Revival Copper and Silver Charger with...
Antique Late 19th Century Egyptian Egyptian Revival Decorative Art
Fantastic large-scale copper charger with silver inlaid decoration depicting finely detailed hieroglyphics. This would make a great tabletop, serving tray or wonderful wall decoratio...
Early 20th Century Malian Dogon Ladder
Early 20th Century Malian Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
The Dogon people of Mali lived a vertical life. With homes set into cliff faces and orchards to harvest, tree ladders were integral tools of daily life. A pattern of well-worn steps ...
"Mr. Man" African Hand-Painted Barbershop Sign
Late 20th Century African Decorative Art
Wood
Swinging from trees or mounted to buildings, barbershop signs are fascinating examples of pop and Folk Art in Africa. Each sign takes on the unique personality of its owner, expressi...
"America Man" Hand-Painted African Barbershop Sign
Late 20th Century African Decorative Art
Wood
Swinging from trees or mounted to buildings, barbershop signs are fascinating examples of pop and folk art in Africa. Each sign takes on the unique personality of its owner, expressi...
African Wooden Granary Door with Carved Motifs
20th Century African Primitive Doors and Gates
Wood
Decorative African carved large granary door featuring figures holding various tools carved in the traditional manner by tribal artisans. At one end the door can be mounted using two...
Late 19th Century Moroccan Window Frame
Antique Late 19th Century Moroccan Windows
Iron
Great Moroccan window frame with wrought iron bars. Beautiful traces of old green colour. Morocco, circa 1880-1900 Weathered.
Late 19th Century Moroccan Window Frame
Antique Late 19th Century Moroccan Windows
Iron
Great Moroccan window frame with wrought iron bars. Beautiful traces of old green colour. Morocco, circa 1880-1900 Weathered.
Very Fine and Large Orientalist Oil on Canvas T...
Gordon B. Coutts
Early 20th Century Moroccan Other Paintings
Canvas
Gordon B. Coutts (Scottish/American, 1868-1937) A very fine and large orientalist oil on canvas titled "Ashura Rituals, Tangier" (Arabic: عاشوراء‎ ʻĀshūrā’ - Urdu: عاشورا‎ - Persi...
Large 19th Century Grand Tour Inlaid Plaque Tra...
Antique 19th Century Egyptian Egyptian Revival Decorative Art
Bone, Mother-of-Pearl, Wood
Magnificent 19th century grand tour Egyptian revival inlaid plaque, charger or tray. Profusely inlaid with mother-of-pearl and bone in finely detailed polychromed hieroglyphics. It...
Tulu Shaggy Rug Portrait
Vintage 1960s Moroccan Art Deco Contemporary Art
Tulu shaggy rug portrait Vintage vibrant color Turkish Tulu shaggy rug with abstract design Made from local angora type goats' wool hand-knotted on a woollen Kilim. Tulus are hand...
Tulu Shaggy Rug Portrait
Vintage 1960s Moroccan Contemporary Art
Tulu Shaggy rug portrait Vintage vibrant color Turkish Tulu Shaggy rug with abstract design Made from local Angora type goats` wool hand-knotted on a woollen Kilim. Tulus are hand...
Mid-20th Century Beer Pot Cover ‘Imbengi’ Zulu ...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Natural Fiber, Beads
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th century beer pot cover (Imbengi) Zulu People, South Africa These beaded covers were used over the mouth of a traditional ceramic beet pot, Ukhamb...
Mid-Century Modern African Tapestry
Betty Cilliers-Barnard, Marguerite Stephens
20th Century South African Mid-Century Modern Tapestries
Tapestry, Wool
Powerful tapestry designed by Betty Cilliers-Barnard (1914-2010) and handwoven by Marquerite Stephens in Johannesburg, South Africa. Entitled "African Multiplication" and woven in 19...
Vintage Moroccan Wood Mirror
20th Century Moroccan Wall Mirrors
Ceramic, Wood
Beautiful Moroccan mirror made of olive tree wood, with decoratively handmade and painted ceramic Persian tile embedded in each corner. One of a kind mirror.
Tribal Mid-20th Century Zulu Women's Red Cotton...
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Mid-20th Century South African Tribal Tribal Art
Cotton
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th century Tribal Zulu women's woven red cotton hat, Isicholo, from South Africa. The unusual spiral weave on this cotton Isicholo makes this a beau...
Early 20th Century Senufo Home Door
Early 20th Century Ivorian Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
Notches in one plank of this traditional door speak to the hinge points that held it in place throughout its long life as the entryway of a Senufo home. The vertical planks alternate...
Op Art Handwoven Geometric Woolen Tapestry, cir...
Victor Vasarely
20th Century South African Mid-Century Modern Tapestries
Wool
Op Art typically gives the viewer the impression of movement with vibrating patterns that swell or warp. Reversible pattern and sharp color contrast cause line interference that caus...
Hand-Painted and Handcrafted Moroccan Ceramic B...
Moroccan Artist
Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moorish Decorative Art
Ceramic
Hand-painted and handcrafted Moroccan ceramic fruit bowl or wall decoration with Fez polychrome design. Hand-painted with natural minerals by artisans from Fez Morocco. Handmade gr...
African Hammered Copper Wall Art Relief by Manz...
Mid-20th Century Congolese Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Copper, Wood
Large African hammered copper wall art relief by Manzomba, 1984. Congo. Measures: Width 200 cm. Height 92 cm.
Huge and Elegant Decorative Ceremonial Harvest ...
2010s Beninese Primitive Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood
Traditional carving to celebrate the harvest. Strong contemporary design this is a very decorative item if necessary will dominate a large wall, it is a strong piece.
Vintage Brown and White African Large Artisanal...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s Equatorial Guinean Tribal Wall-mounted Sculptures
Cowhide, Wood
Vintage brown and white African large artisanal cowhide warrior shield. Handcrafted hard oval shape leather shield with handle in the back and polished wooden rod. The intricate cut ...
Mid-20th Century Tribal Baknough Woman's Head C...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Tunisian Tribal Decorative Art
Wool
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th century tribal baknough (woman's head covering), Chott Oulad Amar, Tunisia. This is an unusual baknough from a very small area on the Tunisian coast...
Highly Impressive Sporting Trophy of Gemsbok Ho...
Pratt & Sons
Antique Late 19th Century South African Victorian Taxidermy
Horn
Mounted on a shield-shaped hardwood plaque, the reverse bearing its original paper label for the highly regarded Victorian taxidermist firm of Pratt & Sons of Brighton, England. The ...
Sporting Trophy of Blesbok Horns, South Africa,...
Mid-20th Century South African Taxidermy
Horn
Mounted on an oval hardwood plaque, the horns measuring 22” in length from skullcap to tip. Mounted on an oval hardwood plaque. The horns measuring 22” in length from tip to skullcap...
Moroccan Round Hammered Brass Tea Tray
Unknown
Early 20th Century Moroccan Islamic Platters and Serveware
Brass
Middle Eastern, Moorish style polished heavy solid hammered brass tea tray. Finely hand-carved, with beautiful designs. The underside has a hanging hook, so the piece could be displa...
Large Brass Hammered Moroccan Tray Wall Sculptu...
Vintage 1950s Moroccan Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Brass
Very large Moroccan hand-hammered brass tray with an animal motif all around. Can be used as a tabletop or hung on the wall.
Vintage African Antelope Gazelle Mounted Taxidermy
Vintage 1960s African Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art
Midcentury taxidermy of a Thomson's Gazelle. Distinguished by the dark side shoulder stripe and the white patch on the rump. The Thomson is a dark fawn color on the topside and white...
Moroccan Handmade Cement Tile with Traditional ...
Moroccan Artist
20th Century Moroccan Moorish Flooring
Cement
Moroccan handcrafted and hand-painted cement tile with traditional Fez Design. These are authentic Moroccan encaustic tiles hand made by artisans in Fez Morocco. This is the traditio...
Antique & Serene Arab Market / Bedouin Painting...
Leo Eland
Early 20th Century Moroccan Islamic Paintings
Glass, Wood, Paint
Wonderful street scene in early 20th century Morocco. If you are looking for Arab and/or Bedouin culture related antiques then you could not wish for a more original and authentic w...
African Painting from Congo 1950s
Mid-20th Century Congolese Tribal Paintings
Wood, Oil
African painting,dancing people from Congo. Measures: Width 148 cm. Height 67 cm.    
Mid-20th Century Tribal Beaded Cache-Sex Modest...
Unknown
Early 20th Century Cameroonian Tribal Tribal Art
Shell, Beads
Offered by Zena Kruzick Mid-20th century tribal beaded cache-sex modesty apron (Pikuran), Mandara Mountains, Cameroon These colorful cache-sex were worn for celebrations, rituals an...
Vintage Handcrafted Moroccan Metal Round Tray
Moroccan Artist
Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moorish Decorative Art
Metal
Vintage Moroccan large metal round tray in silver color, hammered with Moorish geometric designs. Great to use indoor or outdoor as a coffee table or on an ottoman. Could be use as...
Pair of Large Moroccan Ceramic Plates for Fez
Moroccan Artist
20th Century Moroccan Moorish Decorative Bowls
Ceramic
Handcrafted large pair of Moroccan blue and white decorative ceramic plates from Fez. Polychrome Bleu de Fez, very nice designs handmade by artist in Fez geometrical and floral desi...
Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana 20th Century, Framed
Fante People
Vintage 1950s Ghanaian Folk Art Tribal Art
Cotton
Fante Asafo flag, Ghana 20th century, created by the Fante People of the West African country of Ghana.
Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana, 20th Century
Fante People
Vintage 1950s Ghanaian Folk Art More Folk Art
Fabric
Fante Asafo flag, Ghana, 20th century, created by the fante people of the West African country of Ghana.
Fante Asafo Flag, Ghana 20th Century, Framed
Fante People
Vintage 1950s Ghanaian Folk Art More Folk Art
Cotton
Fante Asafo flag, Ghana 20th century, created by the Fante People of the Western African country of Ghana.
African Eland Taxidermy Shoulder Mount
20th Century South African Taxidermy
Impressive East African eland taxidermy shoulder mount. Upright, forward mount. Great coloring and taxidermy in excellent condition. This can be seen at our 2420 Broadway location on...
Zulu Headrest, South Africa
Antique 19th Century South African Decorative Art
Wood
An old and elegant late 19th century Zulu headrest. Headrests were used by men and women to protect the elaborate hair styles when sleeping. They were also seen as vehicles to commun...
Moroccan Brocade Caftan Maxi Dress 1970 Kaftan ...
Moroccan Artist
20th Century Moroccan Moorish More Folk Art
Brocade
Moroccan exotic metallic brocade caftan gown, circa 1970s. The luxurious kaftan is designed with brilliant gold metallic fabric. The front of the elegant caftan gown is embellished w...
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