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  • Ceremonial Short Sword, Mopamba

    Lot: 1234
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    Ceremonial Short Sword, Mopamba, Ngombe/Poto, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the wide iron blade with a double crescent-shaped cutout toward the copper wrapped shoulder, engraved on both sides, ...

  • Ceremonial Short Sword, Mopamba

    Lot: 1235
    Sold for: $213$170

    Ceremonial Short Sword, Mopamba, Ngombe/Poto, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the wide iron blade with a double crescent-shaped cutout toward the rattan-wrapped shoulder, engraved on both sides, ...

  • Congo Short Sword

    Lot: 1236
    Sold for: $125$100

    Congo Short Sword, Yakoma/Ngbandi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, the iron blade with peckwork and a hole toward the top, two inventory numbers on sides, the handle wrapped in copper wire, lg. 14 ...

  • Kuba Knife

    Lot: 1237
    Sold for: $125$100

    Kuba Knife, Democratic Republic of the Congo, forged iron blade, with incised linear accents, the wood handle decorated with finely woven wire designs, lg. 14 in. Provenance: Norman Hurst ...

  • Wood Ituri Face Mask

    Lot: 1238
    Sold for: $188$150

    Wood Ituri Face Mask, Mbuti/Ndaka, Democratic Republic of the Congo, hollowed out mask, with open mouth with teeth, cut-out rectangular eyes, face painted dark brown, with linear pattern, with ...

  • Songye Fetish Figure

    Lot: 1239
    Sold for: $1,000$800

    Songye Fetish Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo, with hands to the rounded abdomen which is indented and decorated with brass tacks, a horn protrudes from the crown, and another from the eye, ...

  • Two Bronze Currency Anklets

    Lot: 1243
    Sold for: $238$190

    Two Bronze Currency Anklets, Mongo/Ekonda, Democratic Republic of Congo, the larger with three raised thin ridges, the smaller also with three ridges, with the letter "B" below one rim, wd. 9 1/2 ...

  • Seven Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels

    Lot: 1247
    Sold for: $281$225

    Seven Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels, Shoowa, Kasai River, Democratic Republic of the Congo, decorated with geometric designs embroidered on a raffia panel, 21 3/4 x 19 1/2, 23 x 19 1/2, 21 x 19, 22 ...

  • Five Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels

    Lot: 1248
    Sold for: $125$100

    Five Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels, Shoowa, Kasai River, Democratic Republic of the Congo, each with geometric designs embroidered on a raffia panel, 25 x 22, 20 1/2 x 23 3/4, 19 x 21, 14 1/2 x 20, ...

  • Four Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels

    Lot: 1249
    Sold for: $313$250

    Four Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels, Shoowa, Kasai River, Democratic Republic of the Congo, each with geometric designs embroidered on a raffia panel, 23 x 24, 23 x 20 1/2, 24 x 21 1/2, and 20 x 19 in. ...

  • Six Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels

    Lot: 1250
    Sold for: $406$325

    Six Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels, Shoowa, Kasai River, Democratic Republic of the Congo, with geometric designs embroidered on a raffia panel, 22 1/4 x 21 1/2, 20 1/2 x 19 1/4, 21 1/2 x 18 1/2, 19 ...

  • Long Kuba Raffia Cloth

    Lot: 1251
    Sold for: $200$160

    Long Kuba Raffia Cloth, Ngeende Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century, patchwork and applique raffia fiber, divided into seven panels, lg. 176 x 34 in. ...

  • Long Kuba Raffia Cloth

    Lot: 1252
    Sold for: $213$170

    Long Kuba Raffia Cloth, Ngeende Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century, patchwork and applique raffia fiber, (holes and stains), lg. 253 x 34 in. ...

  • Six African Art Books

    Lot: 1515
    Sold for: $63$50

    Six African Art Books, including Spirits Embodied: Art of the Congo. ...

  • Burton, Richard F. (1821-1890) Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

    Lot: 1183
    Sold for: $1,375$1,100

    Burton, Richard F. (1821-1890) Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle, 1876. Two octavo volumes with marbled and red half leather ...

  • Kuba Man's Applique Dance Skirt

    Lot: 118
    Sold for: $500$400

    Kuba Man's Applique Dance Skirt, Ngeende Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century, patchwork and applique raffia-fiber, 78 1/2 x 22 1/2 in. Provenance: Indianapolis Museum of Art at ...

  • Long Woman's Tie-dyed Dance Skirt

    Lot: 119
    Sold for: $238$190

    Long Woman's Tie-dyed Dance Skirt, Ngenge, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century, raffia panels clamp-resist dyed, with repeated geometric pattern, against a brown ground, 134 x 22 in. ...

  • Two Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels

    Lot: 120
    Sold for: $281$225

    Two Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels, Shoowa, Kasai river, Democratic Republic of the Congo, each with geometric designs embroidered on a raffia panel, 20 1/2 x 22 1/2 and 23 1/2 x 13 in. Provenance: ...

  • Two Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels

    Lot: 121
    Sold for: $469$375

    Two Kuba Cut-pile Raffia Panels, Shoowa, Kasai River, Democratic Republic of the Congo, each with geometric designs embroidered on a raffia panel, 27 x 26 and 20 3/8 x 23 1/2 in. Provenance: ...

  • Kuba Woman's Applique Dance Skirt

    Lot: 122
    Sold for: $500$400

    Kuba Woman's Applique Dance Skirt, Ngeende or Ngongo Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century, patchwork and applique raffia fiber, lg. 169 1/2, wd. 31 in. Provenance: Indianapolis ...

  • Twenty African Wood Stools

    Lot: 1316
    Sold for: $938$750

    Twenty African Wood Stools, from various tribal groups including from the Congo, sizes vary. ...

  • Long Blade Sabre Knife

    Lot: 1324
    Sold for: $63$50

    Long Blade Sabre Knife, Gbaya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, used as a symbol of prestige rather than as a fighting weapon, with wood handle, (minor loss to handle), lg. 23 1/2 in. ...

  • Three Pendants and a Shell Cameo Pendant/Brooch

    Lot: 1003
    Sold for: $563$450

    Three Pendants and a Shell Cameo Pendant/Brooch, one pendant depicting a 1973 Greek 5 Drachmai coin, with a Pegasus on one side and a phoenix rising from the ashes on the reverse; one depicting a ...

  • Twenty African Wood Stools

    Lot: 1189
    Sold for: $500$400

    Twenty African Wood Stools, from various tribal groups including the Congo, sizes vary. ...

  • Kusu Power Figure

    Lot: 135
    Sold for: $1,375$1,100

    Kusu Power Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo, female figure with hands at sides, long narrow cutout arms and elongated torso, the angular face with slit mouth, a flat nose, and coffee bean ...

  • Ngbaka Figure

    Lot: 136
    Sold for: $2,500$2,000

    Ngbaka Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo, standing on large square feet, with thin arms in high relief at front, the ovoid head with bead eyes, square ears, and grooved mouth, below a notched ...

  • Long Blade Sabre Knife

    Lot: 137
    Sold for: $150$120

    Long Blade Sabre Knife, possibly Gbaya, Democratic Republic of the Congo, used as a symbol of prestige rather than as a fighting weapon, decorated in places with cross-hatch incising, with ...

  • Pende Shoulder Mask

    Lot: 138
    Unsold  

    Pende Shoulder Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo, with triangle decoration on the long beard, the broad face with raised closed mouth, pinched nose, downcast eyes below rounded brow, small ears ...

  • Yaka Mask

    Lot: 139
    Sold for: $531$425

    Yaka Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo, handheld mask with cutout eyes in the heart-shaped abstract face, pigmented with kaolin, and pierced around the rim for attachments, with metal stand, ...

  • Thumb Piano, Kasanji

    Lot: 140
    Sold for: $125$100

    Thumb Piano, Kasanji, Luba, Congo, early 20th century, wood and metal, mounted on a metal stand, ht. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Eric Robertson Gallery, New York City. ...