01-15-2011 01-15-2011
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January 15, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

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  • African Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 198
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    African Carved Wood Mask, Loma, with high domed forehead, pierced slit eyes, pierced triangular mouth, incised brow and beard (?), pierced at the edge for attachments, lg. 15 in. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 199
    Sold for: $474$400

    African Carved Wood Mask, Dan, the hollow oval form with pierced round eyes, pierced lozenge-shaped mouth, and pierced perimeter for attachments, shiny dark brown surface, ht. 9 in. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 200
    Sold for: $3,851$3,250

    African Carved Wood Mask, Bete, the hollow form with highly stylized human and animal features, pierced above the eyes and mouth, dark brown patina, custom stand, ht. 9 1/2 in. Provenance: Julius more ...

  • African Carved-Wood Mask

    Lot: 201
    Sold for: $2,489$2,100

    African Carved-Wood Mask, Kuba, the hollow form has pierced slit eyes, stylized facial features with traces of red, black, and white geometric designs, fiber head covering, and a patina of use, with more ...

  • African Carved Wood Headdress

    Lot: 202
    Unsold  

    African Carved Wood Headdress, Makonde, Mapiko, in the form of a male head with circular hair patch, the pierced mouth with pointed teeth, with labret(?) in the upper lip, dark red-brown color, more ...

  • African Carved Ivory Masquette

    Lot: 203
    Sold for: $1,067$900

    African Carved Ivory Masquette, Lega, the stylized form with pierced eyes and mouth, ring and dot on the forehead, with fiber off the bottom, traces of red pigment, mask ht. 4 3/4 in. more ...

  • Dan Carved Wood Bird Masquette

    Lot: 204
    Sold for: $296$250

    Dan Carved Wood Bird Masquette, the hollow oval form with metal rimmed pierced eyes and animal hair off the lower beak, ht. 6 in. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 205
    Sold for: $1,896$1,600

    African Carved Wood Mask, Ligbi, a Djimini miniature clan mask, the human face with slit crescent eyes, coffee bean mouth, and relief-carved cross-hatch band at brow, the headdress with two gently more ...

  • Ekoi Carved Wood Headdress

    Lot: 206
    Unsold  

    Ekoi Carved Wood Headdress, carved in two pieces, in the form of a human head with horn projections to the sides and elaborate twisted coiffure, black and white pigments, ht. 21 in. more ...

  • Bobo Carved and Painted Wood Antelope Mask

    Lot: 207
    Sold for: $889$750

    Bobo Carved and Painted Wood Antelope Mask, the stylized beak and circular horns with geometric designs, black, red-brown, and white pigments, ht. 19 1/2 in. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 208
    Unsold  

    African Carved Wood Mask, Bassa, the hollow form with pointed chin, raised, round mouth, downturned eyes, and a ridged coiffure, pierced at the edge for attachments, ht. 10 1/2 in. more ...

  • Bassa Bundu Carved Wood Helmet Mask

    Lot: 209
    Unsold  

    Bassa Bundu Carved Wood Helmet Mask, the face with slit downturned eyes, the elaborate crested coiffure with metal attachments, pierced at the base for attachments, ht. 13 in. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 210
    Unsold  

    African Carved Wood Mask, Bassa, the hollow form with pointed chin, pierced circular mouth, pierced, downturned eyes, and a cornrow coiffure, the chin line with cloth edging, dark patina (insect more ...

  • African Carved Wood Helmet Mask

    Lot: 211
    Sold for: $1,422$1,200

    African Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Mende, with fat rolls at the neck, the compressed face has scarification marks and a single sight hole below the chin, the elaborate coiffure terminates in a small more ...

  • Mende Bundu Carved Wood Helmet Mask

    Lot: 212
    Sold for: $2,489$2,100

    Mende Bundu Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Sande Society, with stylized face, elaborate incised coiffure with relief-carved fish above the forehead and small inverted pot at the top, pierced at perimeter more ...

  • Mende Bundu Helmet Mask

    Lot: 213
    Sold for: $1,541$1,300

    Mende Bundu Helmet Mask, Sande Society, with fat rolls at the neck, lozenge-shaped face, and an elaborate ridged and plaited coiffure, with fiber attachments at the bottom, dark brown patina, ht. 16 more ...

  • Mende Bundu Carved Wood Helmet Mask

    Lot: 214
    Sold for: $593$500

    Mende Bundu Carved Wood Helmet Mask, with rolls of fat at neck, pierced slit eyes and elaborate plaited and twisted coiffure, dark patina of use, ht. 17 in. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Statue

    Lot: 215
    Sold for: $2,489$2,100

    African Carved Wood Statue, Baga, sitting on a round pedestal, the stylized head with pointed beak-like chin, elaborate coiffure, and incised geometric detail, lg. 37 1/2 in. more ...

  • African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask

    Lot: 216
    Sold for: $770$650

    African Polychrome Carved Wood Mask, Bobo, a plank-style mask with stylized horns at the back of the head and a small bird on the top, painted overall with bold geometric designs in black, white, more ...

  • African Polychrome Carved Wood Helmet Mask

    Lot: 217
    Sold for: $1,778$1,500

    African Polychrome Carved Wood Helmet Mask, Yoruba, Epa, the hollow form with prominent facial features and a pierced mouth, beneath a woman with a single-crested coiffure and holding a baby, more ...

  • African Carved Wood Shrine Figure

    Lot: 218
    Sold for: $4,444$3,750

    African Carved Wood Shrine Figure, Yoruba, attributed to Agbonbioff, a rare equestrian hermaphrodite figure, holds a spear in one hand and a stylized rooster in the other, the bowl on top of the more ...

  • African Polychrome Pottery Figure

    Lot: 219
    Sold for: $1,778$1,500

    African Polychrome Pottery Figure, Nigeria, Ibo, solid, seated female figure wears ankle and neck rings, with tripartite coiffure, painted red, black, and white, (clay loss). more ...

  • African Carved Wood Female Figure

    Lot: 220
    Sold for: $1,185$1,000

    African Carved Wood Female Figure, Mossi, standing and with long arms and neck, with central chest coiffure and pyro-engraved details, (wood loss), custom stand, ht. 27 1/2 in. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Female Figure

    Lot: 221
    Sold for: $3,081$2,600

    African Carved Wood Female Figure, Punu or Lumbo, with bent knees, hands to the lower abdomen, hollowed navel, the head with glass inset eyes and darkened crested coiffure, reddish-brown patina, ht. more ...

  • African Carved Wood Female Figure

    Lot: 222
    Sold for: $2,963$2,500

    African Carved Wood Female Figure, Bamana, the stylized form with bent knees, large breasts under shelf-like shoulders, the hands clasped together at the front with a small figure attached, the head more ...

  • African Carved Wood Female Figure

    Lot: 223
    Sold for: $5,333$4,500

    African Carved Wood Female Figure, Dogon, on a round base, with bent knees, cylindrical torso, the conical breasts and shoulders carved as one unit, with one hand holding a small vessel at the more ...

  • Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff Fragment

    Lot: 224
    Sold for: $148$125

    Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff Fragment, partial female form with incised detail, traces of blue pigment, ht. 13 1/2 in. more ...

  • African Carved-Wood Female Figure

    Lot: 225
    Sold for: $237$200

    African Carved-Wood Female Figure, Tanzania, the figure standing with one hand on the abdomen, the large head with glass bead eyes, (wood loss), ht. 29 in. more ...

  • Madagascar Carved Wood Ancestor Figure

    Lot: 226
    Unsold  

    Madagascar Carved Wood Ancestor Figure, c. 1900, standing and leaning forward, with weathered patina, ht. 31 in. Provenance: Francois Coppens, Brussels, Belgium. more ...

  • Pair of African Carved-Wood Ibeji Dolls

    Lot: 227
    Sold for: $356$300

    Pair of African Carved-Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, male figures wearing aprons, (wood loss), ht. to 9 in. more ...