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  • Beaded Yoruba Crown

    Lot: 124
    Estimate: $300 - $500

    Beaded Yoruba Crown, Nigeria, 20th century, four-sided fully beaded headdress on natural fiber and cloth, with custom metal stand, ht. 7 1/2, wd. 6 in. Provenance: Douglas Dawson Gallery, ...

  • Yoruba Bronze Equestrian Fragment

    Lot: 125
    Estimate: $300 - $500

    Yoruba Bronze Equestrian Fragment, Nigeria, Benin, the head, long neck, and two front legs of a horse, with harness and decoration, restored from two fragments, mounted on wood base, ht. 6, lg. 6 ...

  • Igbo Warrior Figure

    Lot: 127
    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000

    Igbo Warrior Figure, Ikenga, Nigeria, seated on a stool, holding sword in right hand, and human head in left, with swollen, elongated neck, and twisted horned headdress, with dry, encrusted surface, ...

  • Ibo Maiden Spirit Mask

    Lot: 128
    Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

    Ibo Maiden Spirit Mask, Nigeria, helmet form, the delicately carved face with open, pursed lips exposing teeth, beneath a narrow, pointed nose, framed by oval eyes slit through, beneath raised ...

  • Chamba Figure

    Lot: 130
    Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000

    Chamba Figure, Nigeria, rising from a cylindrical base, the figure with elongated arms, narrow torso and abstracted head with simply defined features, on wood base, ht. 28 in. Provenance: ...

  • Urhobo Mask

    Lot: 131
    Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000

    Urhobo Mask, Nigeria, the elongated face with open mouth, elongated nose, semi-closed pierced eyes, high forehead, with two horns at crown, pierced along the edges for attachments, dry, encrusted ...

  • Montol Female Figure

    Lot: 132
    Estimate: $600 - $800

    Montol Female Figure, Benue River region, Nigeria, standing on heavy feet, with squat legs apart, the elongated and protruding abdomen with scarification marks, the thick neck below large head with ...

  • Standing Mumuye Figure

    Lot: 133
    Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

    Standing Mumuye Figure, Nigeria, thick angular legs below an elongated torso with two protruding belly buttons, long cutout arms at sides with long-fingered hands, with sloping shoulders below the ...

  • Large African Pottery Vessel

    Lot: 1227
    Sold for: $63$50

    Large African Pottery Vessel, Nigeria, thick walled vessel with two carrying lugs and various figures in relief around the sides, ht. 13 1/4 in. ...

  • Terra-cotta Nok Figure

    Lot: 1229
    Unsold  

    Terra-cotta Nok Figure, northern Nigeria, seated figure of a man, (losses), ht. 19 in. Provenance: The Stebbins family collection, Massachusetts; purchased from a private dealer in 1992. ...

  • Ekoi Diadem

    Lot: 1230
    Sold for: $156$125

    Ekoi Diadem, Nigeria, hide wrapped around a rattan oval, with three sets of protrusions, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 10 in. Provenance: Norman Hurst Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Two Yoruba Beaded Belts

    Lot: 1117A
    Unsold  

    Two Yoruba Beaded Belts, Nigeria, 20th century. ...

  • Igala Terra-cotta Pair

    Lot: 178
    Unsold  

    Igala Terra-cotta Pair, Benue, Nigeria, male and female sitting atop a circular base, the female with left arm on the male's shoulder, ht. 11 1/4 in. Provenance: Dimondstein Tribal Arts, Los ...

  • An Ekoi Headdress

    Lot: 179
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    An Ekoi Headdress, Nigeria, the circular fiber platform supporting a seated figure with articulated limbs and oversized head with open mouth inset with metal teeth, raised scarification on the head, ...

  • Cary 3-inch "Royal Geographical Society" Portable Refractor Telescope

    Lot: 399
    Sold for: $2,214$1,800

    Cary 3-inch "Royal Geographical Society" Portable Refractor Telescope, London, no. 12, the two-piece main tube engraved "Royal Geographical Society No 12/Cary London," finder scope, rack-and-pinion ...

  • Kneeling Bronze Female Figure

    Lot: 116
    Unsold  

    Kneeling Bronze Female Figure, Nigeria, possibly a finial figure from a staff, ht. 9 in. Provenance: Private collection, New York City. ...

  • Pair of Ibeji Figures,

    Lot: 1146
    Sold for: $308$250

    Pair of Ibeji Figures, Yoruba, Nigeria, male and female, with black pigmented coiffures, each ht. 9 1/4 in. ...

  • Ogoni Puppet

    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 ...

  • Mumuye Figure,

    Lot: 1164
    Unsold  

    Mumuye Figure, Nigeria, thick angular legs below an elongated torso with protruding belly button, cut out arms at sides with long fingers, with sloping shoulders below the long neck and simply ...

  • Large Ibo-style Carved Mask

    Lot: 1515
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Large Ibo-style Carved Mask, Nigeria, ht. 22 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton ...

  • Ebo-style Carved Wood Female Figure

    Lot: 1574
    Sold for: $111$90

    Ebo-style Carved Wood Female Figure, Nigeria, ht. 34 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton ...

  • Nupe-style Carved Wood Post

    Lot: 1643
    Sold for: $86$70

    Nupe-style Carved Wood Post, Nigeria, ht. 36 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton ...

  • Carved Wood Seated Female Figure

    Lot: 1665
    Sold for: $37$30

    Carved Wood Seated Female Figure, Nigeria, ht. 11 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton ...

  • Ibibio Mask,

    Lot: 58
    Sold for: $492$400

    Ibibio Mask, Nigeria, early 20th century, hollowed-out form, holes around edge for attachments, mouth open bearing tongue and teeth, turned-up nose, cut-out eyes, and small ears, raised ...

  • Male Terra-cotta Figure

    Lot: 61
    Sold for: $431$350

    Male Terra-cotta Figure, Yoruba, Nigeria, 19th century, with hands resting on abdomen, below exaggerated pectorals, the large head displays the typical Yoruba features, bulging eyes, flat nose and ...

  • Benin Mixed-metal Model of a Boat

    Lot: 1152
    Unsold  

    Benin Mixed-metal Model of a Boat, Nigeria, probably depicting the exile of Ovonramwen Nogbaisi, the last Oba (king) of the Kingdom of Benin, and his two wives surrounded by British soldiers, 11 1/4 ...

  • Ibibio Puppet

    Lot: 1156
    Unsold  

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

  • Yoruba Gong Set Currency

    Lot: 1187
    Unsold  

    Yoruba Gong Set Currency, Nigeria, in a shadow box frame. ...

  • Cary 3-inch "Royal Geographical Society" Portable Refractor Telescope

    Lot: 424
    Sold for: $5,228$4,250

    Cary 3-inch "Royal Geographical Society" Portable Refractor Telescope, London, no. 12, the two-piece main tube engraved "Royal Geographical Society No 12/Cary London," finders scope, rack-and-pinion ...