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  • Miniature Songye Kifwebe Mask

    Lot: 1096
    Sold for: $563$450

    Miniature Songye Kifwebe Mask, diminutive, hollowed-out, tapering form with a small square protruding mouth beneath an angular protruding nose, the whole decorated with linear striations filled with more ...

  • Songye Plaque Mask

    Lot: 1097
    Sold for: $938$750

    Songye Plaque Mask, a small high crested mask on a panel, the sides curving inward and edges decorated with incised zigzag lines, a lug at the top for suspension, (back with worm damage), mounted on more ...

  • Songye Plaque Mask

    Lot: 1098
    Sold for: $750$600

    Songye Plaque Mask, small mask on a flat wood plank, hollowed out at the back, the surface covered in kaolin, ht. 16 1/4, wd. 7 1/4 in. Provenance: Private collection, New York; Marc L. Felix, more ...

  • Kusu Female Figure

    Lot: 1099
    Sold for: $8,125$6,500

    Kusu Female Figure, Congo, the waist wrapped in cloth, with pointed abdomen and breasts, hands at side, the elongated neck strung with five rows of trade beads, the angular face with a slit mouth more ...

  • Kusu Gourd Torso

    Lot: 1100
    Sold for: $500$400

    Kusu Gourd Torso, female figure with hands on abdomen, long narrow arms and elongated torso, the angular face with slit mouth below a broad nose, and coffee bean eyes, the flat head with a filled more ...

  • Kuba Wooden Tukula Box

    Lot: 1101
    Sold for: $200$160

    Kuba Wooden Tukula Box, highly decorated on lid, bottom, and rounded sides in multiple sections of geometric motifs, with iron hook attached, lg. 12 in. Provenance: Eliot Elisofon collection, more ...

  • Kuba Carved Tukula Box

    Lot: 1102
    Sold for: $175$140

    Kuba Carved Tukula Box, double hollowed-out narrow rectangles with rounded ends, decorated on the lid, sides, and bottom in multiple sections of geometric motifs, lid handles decorated with tacks, more ...

  • Kuba Palm Wine Cup

    Lot: 1103
    Sold for: $2,125$1,700

    Kuba Palm Wine Cup, hollowed form, the flaring neck with crosshatched design, the diminutive mouth inset with a brass tack, beneath a broad nose and coffee bean eyes, wearing a close-cropped more ...

  • Kuba Palm Wine Cup

    Lot: 1104
    Unsold  

    Kuba Palm Wine Cup, fully decorated cup with two bands of incised geometric patterns of interlocking lines below the rim and above the base, in between carved with numerous animal heads with zigzag more ...

  • Kuba Palm Wine Cup

    Lot: 1105
    Sold for: $438$350

    Kuba Palm Wine Cup, standing on a base with four legs, the cup is decorated with interlocking relief-carved bands on a cross-hatched ground, the handle in the form of a man, dark patina, ht. 7 in. more ...

  • Fine Large Songye Axe

    Lot: 1106
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    Fine Large Songye Axe, the long thin cylindrical shaft encased in copper sheets, with a large blade cast in openwork form with three linear segments, one with an abstract face on either side, fine more ...

  • Congo Execution Sword

    Lot: 1107
    Sold for: $438$350

    Congo Execution Sword, Ngombe, forged iron sword decorated with incised linear designs on both sides of the blade, metal-wrapped handle ends in triple brass-tacked wood hilt, with metal stand, ht. more ...

  • Three Congo Knives

    Lot: 1108
    Sold for: $438$350

    Three Congo Knives, Kuba, each with forged iron blade and wood handle, with inventory label on the reverse, each with metal stand, ht. 17 1/2, 16, and 15 in. more ...

  • Small African Wood Stool

    Lot: 1109
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    Small African Wood Stool, Zambia, carved from one piece of wood, with four legs connecting underneath, each leg with incised linear pattern for decoration, smooth dark patina, (age crack), ht. 5 more ...

  • African Wood Stool

    Lot: 1110
    Sold for: $250$200

    African Wood Stool, possibly Chokwe, fashioned from one piece of wood, with five short heavy legs supporting a thick platform, smooth dark patina, ht. 6 1/2, dia. 11 in. more ...

  • Chokwe Mask, Mwana Pwo

    Lot: 1111
    Sold for: $438$350

    Chokwe Mask, Mwana Pwo, hollowed-out form, pierced around the rim, with netting still present at the back, with open square cut mouth, slit coffee bean eyes with a long narrow nose, scarification more ...

  • Wood Chokwe Comb

    Lot: 1112
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    Wood Chokwe Comb, the central square panel decorated on both sides with finely incised lines, surmounted by two standing birds facing each other, (one tine partially broken), ht. 7 1/2 in. more ...

  • Chokwe Staff Finial

    Lot: 1113
    Sold for: $2,500$2,000

    Chokwe Staff Finial, a head sitting atop a shaft, the face with coffee bean eyes and slit mouth, the coiffure incised with fine geometric lines and brass tacks, traces of oil on surface, ht. 6 1/2 more ...

  • Ethiopian Hide Shield

    Lot: 1114
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    Ethiopian Hide Shield, southern central Ethiopia, buffalo hide decorated with incised lines and embossed with parallel lines and protrusions, the rim serrated, dia. 31 1/2 in. more ...

  • Three Long-stemmed Wood Pipes

    Lot: 1115
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    Three Long-stemmed Wood Pipes, Zulu, South Africa, one with wire-wrapped stem and lead inlay on the bowl, one with lead cuff on stem and metal around the rim of the bowl, the third with metal bowl more ...

  • Zulu Dance Staff

    Lot: 1116
    Sold for: $938$750

    Zulu Dance Staff, Northern Nguni, South Africa, late 19th century, made from hardwood with three rounded and scooped appendages, smooth, dark patina, lg. 30 3/4 in. more ...

  • South African Beaded Panel

    Lot: 1117
    Sold for: $344$275

    South African Beaded Panel, Ndebele, early 20th century, backed on a canvas fabric, with abstract multicolored designs on a white ground, framed, beaded panel size 16 x 18 in. more ...

  • Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

    Lot: 1118
    Sold for: $750$600

    Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, with thick soles and soft hide uppers, the blue beaded ground decorated with colored abstract designs and each with a thunderbird design, mostly in metal beads, more ...

  • Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

    Lot: 1119
    Sold for: $750$600

    Two Pairs of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1900, both with rawhide soles, soft hide sides, long tongues and multicolored beaded geometric designs, mostly in blue, green, red, and white, lg. 10 more ...

  • Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

    Lot: 1120
    Sold for: $531$425

    Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, late 19th century, with thick rawhide soles, soft hide sides, beaded double tongues and multicolored beaded geometric designs, mostly in red, blue, and green on more ...

  • Pair of Women's Beaded Hide Moccasins

    Lot: 1121
    Sold for: $1,875$1,500

    Pair of Women's Beaded Hide Moccasins, Cheyenne, fourth quarter 19th century, with rawhide soles, soft sides trimmed with cloth, long beaded bifurcated tongues with tin cones, and multicolored more ...

  • Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

    Lot: 1122
    Sold for: $1,125$900

    Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, Sioux, fourth quarter 19th century, with rawhide soles, soft sides, long beaded bifurcated tongues with tin cones, and multicolored beaded designs on a white more ...

  • Pair of Woman's Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

    Lot: 1123
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    Pair of Woman's Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, Arapaho, fourth quarter 19th century, with rawhide soles, soft hide sides and decorated with multicolored beaded designs on a white ground, lg. 9 in. more ...

  • Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins

    Lot: 1124
    Sold for: $1,375$1,100

    Pair of Plains Beaded Hide Moccasins, Arapaho, fourth quarter 19th century, with rawhide soles, soft hide sides and tongues, with traditional Arapaho multicolored beaded designs on a white ground, more ...

  • Pair of Plains Beaded Hide High-top Moccasins

    Lot: 1125
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    Pair of Plains Beaded Hide High-top Moccasins, fourth quarter 19th century, with rawhide soles, high soft sides, long beaded tongues with tin cones, and multicolored beaded designs in blues and reds more ...