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Dogon Male Figure

Dogon Male Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
142
Unsold
 

Dogon Male Figure, standing on a low round base, short legs and elongated torso and cut-out arms, device on neck would indicate the figure of a prisoner, with a diamond motif on chest and defined More ...

Gurunsi Female Figure

Gurunsi Female Figure

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
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, More ...

Yoruba Gelede Helmet Mask

Yoruba Gelede Helmet Mask

Auction:
3316B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Nov 09, 2019
Lot:
176
Unsold
 

Yoruba Gelede Helmet Mask, hollowed-out hemispherical form pierced on the rim, elongated face with protruding mouth and nose, coffee-bean pierced eyes with heavy lids, high protruding forehead under More ...

Two Katanga Copper Baluba Crosses.     Estimate $100-200

Two Katanga Copper Baluba Crosses. Estimate $100-200

Auction:
3281T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 21, 2019
Lot:
1135
Sold for:
$62$50

Two Katanga Copper Baluba Crosses. More ...

Yoruba-style Carved Wood Divination Figure

Yoruba-style Carved Wood Divination Figure

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1431
Sold for:
$148$120

Yoruba-style Carved Wood Divination Figure, ht. 27 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Yoruba-style Carved Wood Figural Helmet Mask

Yoruba-style Carved Wood Figural Helmet Mask

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1455
Sold for:
$49$40

Yoruba-style Carved Wood Figural Helmet Mask, ht. 45 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Yoruba-style Leather-wrapped Figure

Yoruba-style Leather-wrapped Figure

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1476
Sold for:
$111$90

Yoruba-style Leather-wrapped Figure, ht. 18 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Mende Bundu Helmet Mask

Mende Bundu Helmet Mask

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$615$500

Mende Bundu Helmet Mask, from the Sante society, fat rolls on the neck above a heavily pierced rim support the triangular face with downturned mouth, narrow nose, and crescent cutout eyes, all below More ...

Ogoni Puppet

Ogoni Puppet

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1162
Unsold
 

Ogoni Puppet, Nigeria, figure seated on a platform, holding a knife in one hand and a head in another, the articulated jaw moves up and down using a stick which protrudes from the base of the More ...

Four Bronze and Brass Items

Four Bronze and Brass Items

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1546
Sold for:
$123$100

Four Bronze and Brass Items, two Senufo equestrian figures, a Yoruba bell, and a Fon horse and two riders, ht. 4 1/4, 5, 17, and 7 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Thumb Piano, Kasanji

Thumb Piano, Kasanji

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
56
Unsold
 

Thumb Piano, Kasanji, Luba, Congo, early 20th century, wood and metal, ht. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: Eric Robertson, New York. More ...

Maasai Black Mane Headdress

Maasai Black Mane Headdress

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
82
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Maasai Black Mane Headdress, animal hide, with a black mane outer layer, worn by warriors from the Maasai peoples in Kenya and Tanzania, ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Dogon Shrine Figure,

Dogon Shrine Figure,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
132
Unsold
 

Dogon Shrine Figure, Bandiagara, Mali, classical period, 14th to 19th century, sculptured tree root, with a dry and in parts heavily encrusted patina, ht. 23 in. (59.0 cm). Provenance: Philippe More ...

Three Gurunsi and Bobo Brass Rings from Burkina Faso

Three Gurunsi and Bobo Brass Rings from Burkina Faso

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Gurunsi and Bobo Brass Rings from Burkina Faso, early 20th century, two bird motifs and one abstract, lg. 2 1/2, 2 1/4 x 1 1/4, and lg. 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Maine Durieu, Paris, France. More ...

Mende Bundu Mask

Mende Bundu Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
229
Unsold
 

Mende Bundu Mask, from the Sande society, with fat rolls on the neck supporting the triangular shaped face with grooved mouth, narrow nose and crescent cutout eyes, below an open forehead, and More ...

Mende Bundu Mask

Mende Bundu Mask

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
230
Sold for:
$3,198$2,600

Mende Bundu Mask, from the Sande society, with numerous fat rolls on the neck supporting the triangular shaped face with grooved mouth, narrow nose and crescent cutout eyes, below a ridged forehead, More ...

Ibibio Puppet

Ibibio Puppet

Auction:
3063T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 01, 2018
Lot:
1156
Unsold
 

Ibibio Puppet, Nigeria, male figure with articulated arms, legs, and jaw. Provenance: Purchased in Cape Town, South Africa. More ...

Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff

Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
Lot:
43
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff, in the form of a mother with child on her back, dark brown patina, ht. 16 1/2 in. Provenance: Alfred L. Scheinberg, 1984. More ...

Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff

Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff

Auction:
3043B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 02, 2017
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

Yoruba Carved Wood Shango Staff, with worn surface and dark brown patina, (some insect damage), ht. 17 in. More ...

Yoruba Bronze Shango Scepter

Yoruba Bronze Shango Scepter

Auction:
3024T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 07, 2017
Lot:
2054
Sold for:
$98$80

Yoruba Bronze Shango Scepter, with Janus face and geometric designs, ht. 18 in. Tribal Art More ...

Senufo-style and a Dogon-style Carved Masks

Senufo-style and a Dogon-style Carved Masks

Auction:
3058T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 18, 2017
Lot:
1007
Sold for:
$308$250

Senufo-style and a Dogon-style Carved Masks, ht. to 13 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Songye-style Carved and Feathered Nkisi Power Figure

Songye-style Carved and Feathered Nkisi Power Figure

Auction:
3058T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 18, 2017
Lot:
1248
Sold for:
$148$120

Songye-style Carved and Feathered Nkisi Power Figure, ht. 24 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Nineteen Mostly Wedgwood Creamware Items

Nineteen Mostly Wedgwood Creamware Items

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
1540
Sold for:
$861$700

Nineteen Mostly Wedgwood Creamware Items, England, 18th/19th century, including a pierced bowl, a tea caddy, and small reticulated basket. More ...

Igbo-style and Yoruba-style Metal Staffs

Igbo-style and Yoruba-style Metal Staffs

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2015
Sold for:
$37$30

Igbo-style and Yoruba-style Metal Staffs, ht. to 25 1/2 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Songye-style Carved and Feathered Nkisi Power Figure

Songye-style Carved and Feathered Nkisi Power Figure

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2055
Unsold
 

Songye-style Carved and Feathered Nkisi Power Figure, ht. 24 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Senufo-style and a Dogon-style Carved Masks

Senufo-style and a Dogon-style Carved Masks

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2067
Unsold
 

Senufo-style and a Dogon-style Carved Masks, ht. to 13 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Songye-style Carved Wood Nkisi Power Figure

Songye-style Carved Wood Nkisi Power Figure

Auction:
3016T
Auction:
Discovery - Jun 15, 2017
Lot:
2126
Sold for:
$160$130

Songye-style Carved Wood Nkisi Power Figure, ht. 20 in. From the Collection of Gordon Lankton More ...

Ashanti or Fante Carved Wood Maternity Figure

Ashanti or Fante Carved Wood Maternity Figure

Auction:
2636B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Feb 11, 2013
Lot:
34
Unsold
 

Ashanti or Fante Carved Wood Maternity Figure, the mother astride a leopard who is devouring a prone figure, a kneeling figure holding the feline's tail, (repairs), ht. 13 1/4 in. More ...

African Carved Wood Female Figure

African Carved Wood Female Figure

Auction:
2612M
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 14, 2012
Lot:
45A
Sold for:
$61$50

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Lobi, the standing form with partial encrusted and weathered patina, ht. 9 in. More ...

African Carved Wood Female Figure

African Carved Wood Female Figure

Auction:
2563B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Sep 24, 2011
Lot:
66
Unsold
 

African Carved Wood Female Figure, Lobi, the standing form with partial encrusted and weathered patina, ht. 9 in. More ...