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Two Burkina Faso-style Bronze Figures

Two Burkina Faso-style Bronze Figures

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1450
Sold for:
$615$500

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

Carved Wood Figure of a Woman and Children

Carved Wood Figure of a Woman and Children

Auction:
3199T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 16, 2019
Lot:
1451
Sold for:
$49$40

Carved Wood Figure of a Woman and Children, West Africa, ht. 27 1/2 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Four Bronze Bracelets

Four Bronze Bracelets

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1481
Unsold
 

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

Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso

Four Brass Pendants from Burkina Faso

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
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. 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 ...

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
112
Unsold
 

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo, the hollowed-out helmet form pierced around the rim for attachment of a cloth head covering, the narrow angular face with pointed chin and open mouth, More ...

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
113
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Ibo Maiden Spirit Helmet Mask, Agbogho Mmuo, the hollowed-out helmet form pierced around the rim for attachment of a cloth head covering, the narrow angular face with rounded chin and open mouth, More ...

Five Brass Pendants

Five Brass Pendants

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
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. More ...

Six West African Manillas

Six West African Manillas

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1158
Sold for:
$123$100

Six West African Manillas, Abi, 19th century, or earlier, brass, used as currency, wd. 2 1/4 each. More ...

1791 Sierra Leone Company Penny

1791 Sierra Leone Company Penny

Auction:
3122T
Auction:
Discovery - Aug 22, 2018
Lot:
1162
Sold for:
$246$200

1791 Sierra Leone Company Penny, 18.64 grams. More ...

Five Brass Pendants

Five Brass Pendants

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
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. More ...

Four Bronze Bracelets

Four Bronze Bracelets

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1154
Unsold
 

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

Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

Bobo Ram Helmet Mask

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
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: More ...

Akan-style Ghana Pottery Vessel and Two Mengbetu Figural Pottery Vessels

Akan-style Ghana Pottery Vessel and Two Mengbetu Figural Pottery Vessels

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1535
Sold for:
$148$120

Akan-style Ghana Pottery Vessel and Two Mengbetu Figural Pottery Vessels, ht. 10, 12, and 14 1/2 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Two Bronze Female Masks

Two Bronze Female Masks

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1599
Sold for:
$111$90

Two Bronze Female Masks, West Africa, ht. to 13 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Baule Wood Figure,

Baule Wood Figure,

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
62
Unsold
 

Baule Wood Figure, Ivory Coast, early 20th century, small female figure with aged encrusted patina, ht. 10 in. More ...

Akan Bronze Equestrian Figure

Akan Bronze Equestrian Figure

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
94
Unsold
 

Akan Bronze Equestrian Figure, horse and rider, the horseman holding an axe in his right hand, ht. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. More ...

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
96
Sold for:
$615$500

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights, bronze bushcow with oxpecker birds on its back, 1 1/2 in.; bronze cast goldweight representing a stylized Sankofa bird with simplified body, triangular raised tail, More ...

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Pendant

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Pendant

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
98
Unsold
 

Three Akan Bronze Goldweights and a Pendant, a ceremonial sword with double blade, 3 1/8; the framework of a war shield (Ekyem) with bells, 1 7/8 x 1 3/8; a triangular pendant, 1 5/8 x 1 7/8; and a More ...

Sixteen Geometric Akan Goldweights

Sixteen Geometric Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
99
Unsold
 

Sixteen Geometric Akan Goldweights, small brass square and circular forms with relief designs, ht. 1 1/8 to 1/2 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: Asante More ...

Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights

Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
100
Unsold
 

Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights, small rectangular weights with relief decoration, ht. 1 1/2 to 1/2 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: Asante Goldweights, More ...

Four Akan Figurative Goldweights

Four Akan Figurative Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
103
Sold for:
$246$200

Four Akan Figurative Goldweights, a standing man, ht. 1 3/4; a man blowing a war horn, ht. 1 5/8; a man touching his stomach, ht. 1; and a drummer seated on a stool, ht. 1 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Three Figurative Brass Akan Goldweights

Three Figurative Brass Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
106
Unsold
 

Three Figurative Brass Akan Goldweights, a man carrying calabashes, ht. 2 1/8; a man holding a sword and smoking, ht. 2 1/4; a farmer with a sword, ht. 2 3/8 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, More ...

Eight Geometric Akan Goldweights and Four Box Lids

Eight Geometric Akan Goldweights and Four Box Lids

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
107
Unsold
 

Eight Geometric Akan Goldweights and Four Box Lids, brass goldweights of varying sizes, the four gold dust box lids of varying sizes. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: More ...

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
108
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights, a warrior holding the head of an enemy, ht. 1 1/2; a priest performing the nkabere ritual, 1 1/8 x 1 1/2; and a bearded man placing an object in his mouth, ht. 1 More ...

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
109
Sold for:
$246$200

Three Figurative Akan Goldweights, a figure of the caretaker of the treasury, the sannahene, ht. 2 7/8; a woman smoking a pipe, ht. 2 1/4; and a man carrying a load, ht. 1 7/8 in. Provenance: More ...

Four Figurative Akan Goldweights

Four Figurative Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
114
Unsold
 

Four Figurative Akan Goldweights, an herbalist carrying a shrine, ht. 1 3/4; a warrior carrying guns, ht. 2 1/4; a man carrying a sword, ht. 1 3/8; and a standing figure, ht. 1 3/4 in. More ...

Eleven Akan Goldweights and Pendants

Eleven Akan Goldweights and Pendants

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
115
Sold for:
$246$200

Eleven Akan Goldweights and Pendants, two birds, two snakes, four tortoises, a fish tail, a spider, and a scorpion. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; the large bird from Sotheby's, New More ...

Three Akan Goldweights

Three Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$185$150

Three Akan Goldweights, brass, antelopes with tubular bodies and long horns that touch the tail, ht. 1 to 1 1/2 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; two purchased from J.J. Klejman, More ...

Three Akan Goldweights

Three Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - May 05, 2018
Lot:
118
Sold for:
$123$100

Three Akan Goldweights, brass, a small bushcow, a reedbuck, and an antelope with three oxpeckers, the largest measuring 3 1/4 in. Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey. Exhibitions: More ...