Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Search All Lots

BP BP

Search

Your search has returned 262 results.
Save your search - find out immediately when "African people" is available at auction!

Leftist, Civil Rights, Race Relations, and Communist Pamphlets.

Leftist, Civil Rights, Race Relations, and Communist Pamphlets.

Auction:
3311T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 11, 2019
Lot:
1223
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Leftist, Civil Rights, Race Relations, and Communist Pamphlets. Including: Marx and Engels's Manifesto of the Communist Party, Peking: Foreign Languages Press, 1975; Aptheker's The Negro in the More ...

Two Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Bobo Pendant

Two Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Bobo Pendant

Auction:
3286T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 11, 2019
Lot:
1530
Sold for:
$37$30

Two Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Bobo Pendant, early 20th century, chair and bird goldweights and a water buffalo pendant, bird ht. 1 1/4, chair ht. 2, and pendant lg. 2 in. More ...

Six Bwa Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso

Six Bwa Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1126
Sold for:
$135$110

Six Bwa Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso, 19th century, depicting animals, insects, and fish, ht. 1 to 2 in. More ...

Two Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Bobo Pendant

Two Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Bobo Pendant

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1138
Unsold
 

Two Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Bobo Pendant, early 20th century, chair and bird goldweights and a water buffalo pendant, bird ht. 1 1/4, chair ht. 2, and pendant lg. 2 in. More ...

Baga Nalu Polychrome Mask

Baga Nalu Polychrome Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$923$750

Baga Nalu Polychrome Mask, large face mask of typical elaborate form, with bared mouth, exaggerated nose, surmounted by tall ears and horns, with scrolling openwork projection, with traces of More ...

Tabwa Face Mask

Tabwa Face Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
119
Unsold
 

Tabwa Face Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo, anthropomorphic face mask with cutout mouth and eyes, triangular nose, and protruding ears, incised lines around the eyes and running across the More ...

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby.

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
269
Sold for:
$123$100

The Improved and Illustrated Game of Dr. Busby. Salem: W. and S.B. Ives, 1843. Card game consisting of the original cloth-covered sleeve with printed green labels on front and back and 19 of 20 More ...

Igbo Face Mask

Igbo Face Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1161
Unsold
 

Igbo Face Mask, with a protruding mouth and large nose, small eyes and ears, (most of the white kaolin missing), with black pigment for the hair, many holes around the rim for suspension of fiber, More ...

Two African Carved Wood Stools

Two African Carved Wood Stools

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1622
Sold for:
$86$70

Two African Carved Wood Stools, one Ashanti-style, ht. 11 and 15 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Dogon-style Bronze Horse and Rider, a Dogon-style Bronze Equestrian, and a West African Bronze Monkey

Dogon-style Bronze Horse and Rider, a Dogon-style Bronze Equestrian, and a West African Bronze Monkey

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1671
Sold for:
$62$50

Dogon-style Bronze Horse and Rider, a Dogon-style Bronze Equestrian, and a West African Bronze Monkey, ht. 9, 2 1/16, and 1 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$615$500

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights, bronze bushcow with oxpecker birds on its back, 1 1/2 in.; bronze cast goldweight representing a stylized Sankofa bird with simplified body, triangular raised tail, More ...

Sixteen Geometric Akan Goldweights

Sixteen Geometric Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
99
Unsold
 

Sixteen Geometric Akan Goldweights, small brass square and circular forms with relief designs, ht. 1 1/8 to 1/2 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: Asante More ...

Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights

Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
100
Unsold
 

Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights, small rectangular weights with relief decoration, ht. 1 1/2 to 1/2 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: Asante Goldweights, More ...

Three Akan Goldweights, Three Gold Boxes, and a Lid

Three Akan Goldweights, Three Gold Boxes, and a Lid

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
101
Sold for:
$62$50

Three Akan Goldweights, Three Gold Boxes, and a Lid, one rectangular goldweight with relief and two war horn weights; with a lidded brass gold dust box, two boxes without lids, and a lid in cast More ...

Four Akan Figurative Goldweights

Four Akan Figurative Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$246$200

Four Akan Figurative Goldweights, a standing man, ht. 1 3/4; a man blowing a war horn, ht. 1 5/8; a man touching his stomach, ht. 1; and a drummer seated on a stool, ht. 1 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Three Figurative Brass Akan Goldweights

Three Figurative Brass Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
106
Unsold
 

Three Figurative Brass Akan Goldweights, a man carrying calabashes, ht. 2 1/8; a man holding a sword and smoking, ht. 2 1/4; a farmer with a sword, ht. 2 3/8 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, More ...

Eight Geometric Akan Goldweights and Four Box Lids

Eight Geometric Akan Goldweights and Four Box Lids

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
107
Unsold
 

Eight Geometric Akan Goldweights and Four Box Lids, brass goldweights of varying sizes, the four gold dust box lids of varying sizes. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: More ...

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights, a warrior holding the head of an enemy, ht. 1 1/2; a priest performing the nkabere ritual, 1 1/8 x 1 1/2; and a bearded man placing an object in his mouth, ht. 1 More ...

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
109
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights, a figure of the caretaker of the treasury, the sannahene, ht. 2 7/8; a woman smoking a pipe, ht. 2 1/4; and a man carrying a load, ht. 1 7/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Ten Geometric Akan Goldweights

Ten Geometric Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
111
Unsold
 

Ten Geometric Akan Goldweights, ten brass square and rectangular goldweights with relief design, ht. 1 to 5/8 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: Asante Goldweights, More ...

Akan Goldweight of a Couple Mating

Akan Goldweight of a Couple Mating

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$738$600

Akan Goldweight of a Couple Mating, two cast brass seated figures in an amorous embrace, ht. 1 3/4 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; Sotheby's Parke Bernet, New York, October 10, More ...

Four Figurative Akan Goldweights

Four Figurative Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
114
Unsold
 

Four Figurative Akan Goldweights, an herbalist carrying a shrine, ht. 1 3/4; a warrior carrying guns, ht. 2 1/4; a man carrying a sword, ht. 1 3/8; and a standing figure, ht. 1 3/4 in. More ...

Eleven Akan Goldweights and Pendants

Eleven Akan Goldweights and Pendants

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$246$200

Eleven Akan Goldweights and Pendants, two birds, two snakes, four tortoises, a fish tail, a spider, and a scorpion. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; the large bird from Sotheby's, New More ...

Three Akan Goldweights

Three Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$185$150

Three Akan Goldweights, brass, antelopes with tubular bodies and long horns that touch the tail, ht. 1 to 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; two purchased from J.J. Klejman, More ...

Fine Akan Goldweight

Fine Akan Goldweight

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
117
Sold for:
$369$300

Fine Akan Goldweight, bronze goldweight depicting a Beisa antelope, the body rounded, swells at the ventral section, with pointed head and pricked ears, adorned with long, grooved arching horns that More ...

Three Akan Goldweights

Three Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Akan Goldweights, brass, a small bushcow, a reedbuck, and an antelope with three oxpeckers, the largest measuring 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: More ...

Five Akan Goldweights

Five Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
120
Unsold
 

Five Akan Goldweights, brass, a scorpion, lg. 2 3/8, a fish, lg. 2 5/8, two crocodiles, lg. 3 1/2 and 4, and a mudfish, lg. 2 3/8 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; mudfish from More ...

Fourteen Akan Goldweights

Fourteen Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
121
Unsold
 

Fourteen Akan Goldweights, brass, a knife, six snakes, one with a frog, a ceremonial sword with baboon skull sheath, two fish, a crocodile, a Senufo pendant, and a seed found in southern Ghana. More ...

Twenty Akan Geometric Goldweights

Twenty Akan Geometric Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
122
Unsold
 

Twenty Akan Geometric Goldweights, brass, varying sizes, mostly in bas relief. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: Asante Goldweights, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, More ...

Six Bwa Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso

Six Bwa Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
192
Unsold
 

Six Bwa Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso, 19th century, depicting animals, insects, and fish, ht. 1 to 2 in. More ...