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Four Congo Fetish Objects

Four Congo Fetish Objects

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1257
Sold for:
$25$20

Four Congo Fetish Objects, four objects wrapped in fiber with dried mud paste and cowrie shells applied, one with animal hair, lg. 17, 15, 6, and 3 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, More ...

Four Congo Fetish Objects

Four Congo Fetish Objects

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1032
Unsold
 

Four Congo Fetish Objects, four objects wrapped in fiber with dried mud paste and cowrie shells applied, one with animal hair, lg. 17, 15, 6, and 3 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, More ...

Four Congo Fetish Objects

Four Congo Fetish Objects

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1177
Unsold
 

Four Congo Fetish Objects, four objects wrapped in fiber with dried mud paste and cowrie shells applied, one with animal hair, lg. 17, 15, 6, and 3 in. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, More ...

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
1747
Sold for:
$37$30

Dan Carved Wood Mask, with painted eyes, cloth drop, and cowrie shell headdress, ht. 10 in. Tribal Art Online More ...

New Guinea Carved and Painted Wood Mask

New Guinea Carved and Painted Wood Mask

Auction:
2967T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 08, 2016
Lot:
1782
Sold for:
$123$100

New Guinea Carved and Painted Wood Mask, c. mid-20th century, with cowrie shell eyes, shows signs of use, ht. 31 1/4 in. Tribal Art Online More ...

African Basketry Headdress with Cowrie Shells

African Basketry Headdress with Cowrie Shells

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1680
Sold for:
$62$50

African Basketry Headdress with Cowrie Shells, the drops covered with red cloth and leather detail, the cap covered with cowrie shell decoration, lg. of cap 35 in. More ...

African Fiber and Trade Bead Headdress

African Fiber and Trade Bead Headdress

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1681
Sold for:
$123$100

African Fiber and Trade Bead Headdress, mounted on a Plexiglas base, lg. 23 in. More ...

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Dan Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
2911T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 09, 2016
Lot:
1682
Unsold
 

Dan Carved Wood Mask, with painted eyes, cloth drop, and cowrie shell headdress, ht. 10 in. Tribal Art Online More ...

Sioux Blue Trade Cloth Girl's Dress

Sioux Blue Trade Cloth Girl's Dress

Auction:
2879B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 06, 2016
Lot:
70
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Sioux Blue Trade Cloth Girl's Dress, c. late 19th century, the yoke and hem decorated with rows of cowrie shells, (insect damage, some shell loss), lg. 36 1/2 in. More ...

Plains Cowrie Shell Girl's Dress

Plains Cowrie Shell Girl's Dress

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
180
Sold for:
$720$600

Plains Cowrie Shell Girl's Dress, c. early 20th century, the upper part of dark trade cloth with rows of cowrie shells and pinned on bracelets (?), the skirt of multicolored striped ribbons with More ...

Six Ethnographic Items

Six Ethnographic Items

Auction:
2612M
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 14, 2012
Lot:
46
Sold for:
$296$250

Six Ethnographic Items, includes African incised gourd jug, North African sword, basket with cowry shell decoration, a New Guinean adz and belt, and two shell decorations, lg. of sword 34 1/2 in. More ...

Central Plains Blue Trade Cloth Child's Dress

Central Plains Blue Trade Cloth Child's Dress

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
317
Sold for:
$504$425

Central Plains Blue Trade Cloth Child's Dress, c. 1900, with ribbon trim and decorated at the yoke with rows of cowry shells and imitation bone elk teeth, lg. 29 in. More ...

Plains Beaded Cloth Horse Collar

Plains Beaded Cloth Horse Collar

Auction:
2506
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 15, 2010
Lot:
375
Sold for:
$533$450

Plains Beaded Cloth Horse Collar, Crow, c. first quarter 20th century, felt over canvas and beaded with classic Crow designs, cowry shell dangles, lg. 34 1/2 in. More ...

Three New Guinea Masks

Three New Guinea Masks

Auction:
2434
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 19, 2008
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$237$200

Three New Guinea Masks, multicolored and decorated with cowry shells, ht. 47 in. More ...

New Guinea Carved Crocodile with Cowry Shell Decorated Eyes

New Guinea Carved Crocodile with Cowry Shell Decorated Eyes

Auction:
2396
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2008
Lot:
255
Sold for:
$178$150

New Guinea Carved Crocodile with Cowry Shell Decorated Eyes, three-dimensional carving, approx. lg. 27 in. More ...

Three African Carved Wooden Masks

Three African Carved Wooden Masks

Auction:
2396
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 13, 2008
Lot:
286
Sold for:
$95$80

Three African Carved Wooden Masks, one with metal bell decorations around the face, slotted eyelids cowry shells, red and white painted mask, and image with braided hair. More ...

Three African Beaded Cloth Items

Three African Beaded Cloth Items

Auction:
2265
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jan 29, 2005
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$764$650

Three African Beaded Cloth Items, Kuba, a triangular attachment with various size and color trade beads and cowrie shells, and two beaded belts, the larger with decorative multicolored beaded knot More ...

African Clay Female Figure

African Clay Female Figure

Auction:
2209
Auction:
Sale #2209 - Sep 20, 2003
Lot:
126
Sold for:
$176$150

African Clay Female Figure, Ghana, c. early 20th century, the solid standing figure with protruding breasts, abdomen, and knees, elongated head with keloids on each cheek, large flat feet (broken More ...

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll

Auction:
2074
Auction:
Sale #2074 - Sep 15, 2001
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$374$325

African Carved Wood Ibeji Doll, Yoruba, the female with central crested coiffure, facial scarifications, stylized ears, and a cowry shell covered cloth cloak, dark patina, ht. 10 More ...

African Cloth and Shell Shirt and Headdress

African Cloth and Shell Shirt and Headdress

Auction:
2074
Auction:
Sale #2074 - Sep 15, 2001
Lot:
66
Sold for:
$575$500

African Cloth and Shell Shirt and Headdress, Bamana, the short-sleeved pull-over shirt profusely decorated with cowry shells, the headdress with hollow wood cap, central pole, and cloth and leather More ...

Yoruba House of the Head

Yoruba House of the Head

Auction:
2074
Auction:
Sale #2074 - Sep 15, 2001
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$259$225

Yoruba House of the Head, the cylindrical form with conical cover, sewn all over with cowry shells, the cover with cloth and leather inlays and a large trade bead finial, ht. 14 More ...