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  • Lobi Figure

    Lot: 121
    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

    Lobi Figure, Burkina Faso, standing on heavy feet, with long legs, arms held at the side and head turned to the right, encrusted patina, on metal stand, ht. 26 in. Provenance: Private ...

  • Bwa Plank Mask

    Lot: 122
    Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

    Bwa Plank Mask, Burkina Faso, with circular face, with pierced, open mouth, concentric circles for eyes, and a central, arching, beak-like projection from the forehead, beneath a large rectangular ...

  • Four Bronze Bracelets

    Lot: 1523
    Sold for: $88$70

    Four Bronze Bracelets, West Africa, Lobi and Burkina Faso, dia. 4, 3 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. ...

  • An Incurable Collector, these items represent Gordon Lankton's passion for the culture and history of Africa.

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $11,250$9,000

    An Incurable Collector, these items represent Gordon Lankton's passion for the culture and history of Africa. This sale represents the conclusion of the Gordon Lankton Collection of African Art. ...

  • Bwa Hawk Mask

    Lot: 1425
    Sold for: $234$190

    Bwa Hawk Mask, Burkina Faso, the wide headdress with oval central face, with beak and open mouth, the checkerboard pattern symbolizes the separation of light from dark, good from evil, and female ...

  • Mossi Standing Male Figure

    Lot: 162
    Sold for: $984$800

    Mossi Standing Male Figure, Burkina Faso, standing on long legs, with straight arms at sides, flat shoulders below an elongated neck and oval face, scarification marks on the protruding abdomen, ...

  • Mossi Standing Woman

    Lot: 163
    Sold for: $492$400

    Mossi Standing Woman, Burkina Faso, standing with legs apart, the elongated torso and very long arms, outstretched, the long round neck supporting an oval head with long pointed nose and round eyes, ...

  • Bwa Buffalo Mask, Nao

    Lot: 166
    Sold for: $492$400

    Bwa Buffalo Mask, Nao, Burkina Faso, the triangular snout open, the snout top and face carved and pigmented in bold black, red and white pigments, with white pointed ears and crescent horns, pierced ...

  • Two Bronze Lobi Figures

    Lot: 167
    Sold for: $246$200

    Two Bronze Lobi Figures, Burkina Faso, bronze seated figures, each on base, ht. 3 and 2 1/2 in. Provenance: Stella Loebarth, Paris, France. ...

  • Gurunsi Female Figure

    Lot: 169
    Unsold  

    Gurunsi Female Figure, Burkina Faso, standing on long bent legs with swollen abdomen and pendulant breasts, head with open jutting mouth below a long nose, ht. 14 in. Provenance: Amyas Naegele, ...

  • Mossi Wood Whistle

    Lot: 1433
    Sold for: $49$40

    Mossi Wood Whistle, Burkina Faso, with three holes and an additional hole on the end for suspension, smooth, dark patina, with metal base, ht. 5 in. Provenance: Marc Franklin collection. ...

  • Miniature Bronze Dogon Door Lock and Two Metal Objects from Burkina Faso

    Lot: 1108
    Sold for: $62$50

    Miniature Bronze Dogon Door Lock and Two Metal Objects from Burkina Faso, early 20th century, door lock 2 1/2 x 2 1/4, a ring lg. 3 3/4, and the last ht. 4 in. ...

  • Six Bwa Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso

    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. ...

  • Three Brass Rings from Burkina Faso

    Lot: 1127
    Sold for: $197$160

    Three Brass Rings from Burkina Faso, 19th/early 20th century, one in the form of a grasshopper, two lg. 2, one lg. 3 in. ...

  • Four Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso

    Lot: 1128
    Sold for: $160$130

    Four Bronze Rings from Burkina Faso, 19th century, both abstract and figurative, each lg. 2 in. ...

  • Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

    Lot: 1129
    Sold for: $2,214$1,800

    Bobo Ram Helmet Mask, Burkina Faso, hollowed-out form of a ram's head, pierced at edges for fiber suspension, fully painted with multicolored patterns, ht. 12, lg. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: ...

  • Mossi Wood Whistle

    Lot: 1130
    Unsold  

    Mossi Wood Whistle, Burkina Faso, with three holes and an additional hole on the end for suspension, smooth, dark patina, with metal base, ht. 5 in. Provenance: Marc Franklin collection. ...

  • Lobi Bronze Snake and Three Bronze Amulets from Burkina Faso

    Lot: 1133
    Sold for: $86$70

    Lobi Bronze Snake and Three Bronze Amulets from Burkina Faso, early 20th century, snake lg. 5; feeding animal lg. 3 3/4; figure ht. 5; and crocodile lg. 3 3/4 in. ...

  • Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso

    Lot: 1061
    Sold for: $62$50

    Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso, early 20th century, a thin oval plaque probably formerly stitched onto fabric, largest 3 1/2 x 3 3/4, crescent wd. 4 1/4, frog dia. 3, plaque wd. 2 3/4 in. ...

  • Burkina Faso Face Mask

    Lot: 1153
    Sold for: $123$100

    Burkina Faso Face Mask, hollowed out form with pierced eyes, diamond-shaped mouth, and triangular nose, with heavy brow and protruding ears, geometric lines on the face, encrusted dark patina, ht. ...

  • Four Bronze Bracelets

    Lot: 1159
    Unsold  

    Four Bronze Bracelets, West Africa, Lobi and Burkina Faso, dia. 4, 3 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. ...

  • Two Burkina Faso-style Bronze Figures

    Lot: 1450
    Sold for: $615$500

    Two Burkina Faso-style Bronze Figures, ht. 40 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton ...

  • Burkina Faso Face Mask

    Lot: 1474
    Unsold  

    Burkina Faso Face Mask, hollowed out form with pierced eyes, diamond-shaped mouth, and triangular nose, with heavy brow and protruding ears, geometric lines on the face, encrusted dark patina, ht. ...

  • Four Bronze Bracelets

    Lot: 1481
    Unsold  

    Four Bronze Bracelets, West Africa, Lobi and Burkina Faso, dia. 4, 3 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. ...

  • Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso

    Lot: 1482
    Unsold  

    Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso, early 20th century, a thin oval plaque probably formerly stitched onto fabric, largest 3 1/2 x 3 3/4, crescent wd. 4 1/4, frog dia. 3, plaque wd. 2 3/4 in. ...

  • Five Brass Pendants

    Lot: 1097
    Sold for: $62$50

    Five Brass Pendants, West Africa, Lobi and Burkina Faso, iron pendants, lg. 2, 1 1/2, 1 1/2, 1 1/2, and 1 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. ...

  • Five Brass Pendants

    Lot: 1153
    Unsold  

    Five Brass Pendants, West Africa, Lobi and Burkina Faso, iron pendants, lg. 2, 1 1/2, 1 1/2, 1 1/2, and 1 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. ...

  • Four Bronze Bracelets

    Lot: 1154
    Unsold  

    Four Bronze Bracelets, West Africa, Lobi and Burkina Faso, dia. 4, 3 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. ...

  • Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

    Lot: 1173
    Unsold  

    Bobo Ram Helmet Mask, Burkina Faso, hollowed-out form of a ram's head, pierced at edges for fiber suspension, fully painted with multicolored patterns, ht. 12, lg. 11 3/4 in. Provenance: ...

  • Miniature Bronze Dogon Door Lock and Two Metal Objects from Burkina Faso

    Lot: 188
    Unsold  

    Miniature Bronze Dogon Door Lock and Two Metal Objects from Burkina Faso, early 20th century, door lock 2 1/2 x 2 1/4, a ring lg. 3 3/4, and the last ht. 4 in. ...