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African Wood and Metal Ceremonial Sword

African Wood and Metal Ceremonial Sword

Auction:
2376
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 23, 2007
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$470$400

African Wood and Metal Ceremonial Sword, Ashanti, the elaborately carved wood handle with gold leaf overlay, the curved blade with perforated and incised decoration, lg. 28 in. More ...

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2346
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 13, 2007
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$470$400

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, the male and female forms with weathered patina, ht. 10 in. More ...

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2346
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 13, 2007
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$499$425

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, the stylized male and female forms with high coiffures, scarification marks and metal eyes, the bodies with encrusted patinas, ht. to 11 in. More ...

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2346
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 13, 2007
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$646$550

Pair of African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, the male and female forms with scarification marks and stylized coiffures, (some wood loss), ht. to 11 in. More ...

African Carved Two-Headed Figure

African Carved Two-Headed Figure

Auction:
2346
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 13, 2007
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$705$600

African Carved Two-Headed Figure, Upper Volta, Lobi, a rare standing hermaphrodite form with two heads, dark patina, ht. 15 1/2 in. More ...

German and Austrian Standard Decks

German and Austrian Standard Decks

Auction:
2300
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2005
Lot:
534
Sold for:
$823$700

German and Austrian Standard Decks, group of ten assorted sets: first, I.E. Backofen, 1930 copy? of 1813 hand colored illustrations, trappola set, maker's mark on the two of acorns and date on two More ...

Four African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Four African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2237
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 22, 2004
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$176$150

Four African Carved Wood Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, three males and one female, all with different stylizations, (wood loss, cracks), ht. to 10 More ...

African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls

African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls

Auction:
2237
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 22, 2004
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

African Carved Wood Twin Female Ibeji Dolls, Yoruba, with highly stylized coiffures, trade bead jewelry, cowrie shell swags hanging from the hands, and indigo dyed tunics, (patina of use), ht. 11 More ...

African Carved Wood Divination Bowl

African Carved Wood Divination Bowl

Auction:
2237
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 22, 2004
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$118$100

African Carved Wood Divination Bowl, Yoruba, the kneeling female figure on a round base with upturned head and arms supporting a shallow round bowl, (one arm and part of the bowl restored, crack), More ...

African Carved Wood Doll

African Carved Wood Doll

Auction:
2209
Auction:
Sale #2209 - Sep 20, 2003
Lot:
134
Sold for:
$382$325

African Carved Wood Doll, Ashanti, the tapering cylindrical torso with outstretched arms, the large disc-shaped head with stylized relief-carved features, blackened patina, ht. 13 More ...

Two African Carved Wood Figures

Two African Carved Wood Figures

Auction:
2209
Auction:
Sale #2209 - Sep 20, 2003
Lot:
142
Sold for:
$705$600

Two African Carved Wood Figures, Yoruba, carved by Thomas Ona, depicting European missionaries, both holding their hands in front, traces of pigment, (wood loss), ht. to 10 1/4 More ...

Group of Advertising Animal Paper Dolls

Group of Advertising Animal Paper Dolls

Auction:
2196
Auction:
Sale #2196 - Apr 12, 2003
Lot:
256
Sold for:
$353$300

Group of Advertising Animal Paper Dolls, including uncut Old Reliable Coffee chimp, two Magic Yeast animals, eight McLoughlin Coffee animals, ram, fox, monkey, donkey, ewe, (some duplicates and in More ...

African Forged Metal Divination Staff

African Forged Metal Divination Staff

Auction:
2132
Auction:
Sale #2132 - Jan 11, 2003
Lot:
81
Sold for:
$294$250

African Forged Metal Divination Staff, Yoruba, the pointed staff supporting a circular device with protruding perched birds, the staff top with a larger single bird, (loss, corroded surface), ht. 26 More ...

African Carved Wood Stool

African Carved Wood Stool

Auction:
2132
Auction:
Sale #2132 - Jan 11, 2003
Lot:
83
Sold for:
$147$125

African Carved Wood Stool, Ashanti, the curved rectangular seat supported by four legs and a central pierced rectangular column, incised geometric details, (minor wood loss, patina from use), lg. 22 More ...

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

Auction:
2142
Auction:
Sale #2142 - May 11, 2002
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$264$225

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll, Yoruba, the male figure with face and body scarifications, pronounced facial features, blue-stained coiffure, and trade bead attachments, dark patina, ht. 10 More ...

Two African Carved Wood Dolls

Two African Carved Wood Dolls

Auction:
2142
Auction:
Sale #2142 - May 11, 2002
Lot:
20
Sold for:
$235$200

Two African Carved Wood Dolls, Ashanti, both with large disk-shaped heads, extended arms, and protruding navels, one with cylindrical legless torso, ht. to 10 1/2 More ...

Four African Carved Wood Items

Four African Carved Wood Items

Auction:
2074
Auction:
Sale #2074 - Sep 15, 2001
Lot:
33
Sold for:
$173$150

Four African Carved Wood Items, Yoruba, a Janus faced scepter with geometric devices on the handle, a crouching monkey, and two small eshu figures with cloth and shell decoration, lg. of scepter 21 More ...