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African Carved Wooden Figures

African Wood Carving of Antelope
Polychromatic African wood carving of antelope from the estate of Marie Casindas (1923 - 2017) American photographer.
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Antique 19th Century African Animal Sculptures

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Wood

African Wood Carving of Antelope
H 55 in. W 26 in. D 10 in.
African Tribal Chiwara Wood Bambara Headdress
Tribal West African Bambara headdress in carved wood. The piece depicts an antelope with offspring, referred to as "Chiwara," for a mythical antelope. The body with incised decoratio...
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Mid-20th Century African Tribal Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Carved African Baule Style Female Figure Sculpture
A 20th century Baule style carved female figure with baby on back. She is enrobed with red, orange and black beads at her neck and waist. Beautifully carved hair and all over body ri...
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Vintage 1970s Ivorian Primitives

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Wood

Antique Statue, Sculpture of African Elephant Wood with Detail Overlay
By Unknown
Artisanal antique statue - Sculpture of African elephant wood with detail overlay  The ears on this sculpture indicate an African Elephant however the detailed overlay suggests As...
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Vintage 1950s Gabonese Anglo-Indian Animal Sculptures

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Palmwood

David Krynauw, "Jeppestown Play Bench", Wenge and Riempie Sculptural Seat
This Jeppestown bench is made from Wenge, a dark hardwood indigenous to South Africa, strung with leather "riempies" (Afrikaans for 'thongs') that were traditionally used to make sea...
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21st Century and Contemporary South African Benches

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Leather, Wenge

Hand Carved African Hippopotamus Wooden Sculpture
Vintage hand carved wooden teak African hippopotamus sculpture. Very nice handmade, hand carved on one piece of wood. The piece is carved from a single piece of solid teak it is in...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Folk Art Animal Sculptures

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Teak

Mende Helmut Mask
By Unknown
An early 20th century example. The masks of the Sande society were used exclusively in masquerade performances by the women of the tribe. The Mende tribe is located in Sierra Leone.
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Early 20th Century African Mounted Objects

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Wood

Mende Helmut Mask
H 21.00 in. W 7.50 in. D 7.50 in.
20th Century African Heart Shaped Wooden Bellows
Carved, heart-shaped bellows with two functioning leather 'lungs' that push air through two openings at the narrow end. This fire-stoking tool makes for a beautiful and unusual decor...
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20th Century Malian Abstract Sculptures

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Wood, Leather

Baga a-Bamp Bird Headdress with Canoe
This graceful sculpture of a long-necked bird is a headdress known as "a-Bamp," worn during ritual masquerades of Baga adolescents in Guinea. With strong themes of defiance, these ma...
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Mid-20th Century Guinean Tribal Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Baga a-Bamp Bird Headdress with Canoe
H 43.25 in. W 11.75 in. D 18 in.
Mounted Coco de Mer from the Seychelles
By Unknown
Coco de mer mounted on metal black base. Commonly known as the sea coconut, or double coconut, it is the monotypic genus of the palm family. Measures: Height 14.4” "Lodoicea, common...
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Early 20th Century Seychellois Tribal Natural Specimens

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Coconut

Mounted Coco de Mer from the Seychelles
H 14.4 in. W 12 in. D 6 in.
Ethiopian African Handmade Curved Wood Headrest
For your consideration is an African headrest, handmade in Ethiopia. In excellent condition. The dimensions are 6" W x 5.5" D x 6" H.   
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20th Century Ethiopian Abstract Sculptures

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Wood

20th Century Kamba Tribal Colonial Carving, Kenya
An early colonial carving from Kenya. There is a rich tradition of carving colonial figures for sale to European colonists throughout Africa. Many of these master carvers carved f...
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20th Century Kenyan Folk Art Tribal Art

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Wood

Late 19th Century Tribal Yoruba Shango Figure, Nigeria
The Yoruba religious world recognizes a pantheon of deities called orisha, whose identities and attributes are embodied in ritual objects. Priests and adherents of the widespread cul...
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Antique Late 19th Century Nigerian Tribal Tribal Art

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Wood

Early 20th Century Zulu Carving of a Bull, South Africa
A large 19th-early 20th century North Nguni carving of a bull. The ancestors of Nguni cattle were brought by the Xhosa, Zulu and Swazi people, during their migration to Southern ...
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Early 20th Century South African Tribal Toys

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Wood

African Wood Female Bust Figurative Sculpture
A very beautiful, detailed, African wood female bust figurative sculpture piece, circa 20th century, Africa. Sculpture is a rich deep brown hue, hand carved and polished from one pie...
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20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Wood Female Bust Figurative Sculpture
H 9.38 in. W 6.25 in. D 3.25 in.
Very Large Fossil Wood Sphere
Very rare fossil wood carved like a sphere, very large: diameter cm 23.5 - inches 9.25, weight kg 20 - stones 3.14-pounds 44. It is silicified fossil wood with variegated colors rang...
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Vintage 1970s Malagasy Natural Specimens

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Wood

Very Large Fossil Wood Sphere
H 9.26 in. Dm 9.26 in.
Fang Style Shield
A Fang style wood shield on custom stand.
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Late 20th Century Gabonese Organic Modern Mounted Objects

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Wood

Fang Style Shield
H 22 in. W 14 in. D 3 in.
Vintage African Tribal Hand Carved Wood Head Bust Sculpture
By Unknown
Offered is a large vintage African tribal head wooden sculpture. This is a unique piece that looks to be made of mahogany. It is hand carved feautring the bust a person's head. See p...
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Early 20th Century African Tribal Busts

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Wood

African Vintage Wood Carving
African vintage wood carving.    
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Antique Early 18th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

African Vintage Wood Carving
H 42 in. W 11 in. D 8 in.
Mounted Nigerian Igbo Painted Mask on Custom Stand
About A carved wooden Igbo tribal painted mask from Nigeria mounted on a custom steel base. Creator: Igbo tribe, Nigeria. Date of manufacture: Unknown. Materials and techniqu...
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20th Century Nigerian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Steel

1970s African Hand Carved Wooden Sculpture of Sitting Man
1970s African hand carved wooden sculpture of sitting man.
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Late 20th Century African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Carved African Igbo Standing Figure Mounted on Custom Steel Stand
About A carved wooden figure from the Igbo Tribe of Nigeria mounted on a custom steel base. Creator: Igbo Tribe, Nigeria, Africa. Date of manufacture: Unknown. Materials and ...
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20th Century Nigerian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Steel

Carved African Igbo Standing Figure
About: A carved wooden figure from the Igbo Tribe of Nigeria holding two objects. Creator: Igbo Tribe, Nigeria, Africa. Date of manufacture: Unknown. Materials and techniques...
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20th Century Nigerian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Carved African Igbo Standing Figure
H 42 in. W 9 in. D 6 in.
Unique Africain Wall Mounted Wooden Tribal Sculpture / Object, Golden Frame
Wooden sculptured doors from an African cupboard fixed on a white colored wooden plate, golden framed. The object displays typical African hand carved symbols in congenial patina.
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Vintage 1950s Malian Tribal Mounted Objects

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Wood

Wooden Bust Carving of an Oba of Benin, Edo People, Nigeria, circa 1950s
By People from Benin
Carved wooden bust depicting an Oba of Benin, Edo People, Nigeria, circa 1940s The numbers are the inventory numbers from Pennsylvania State University and Lehigh University. Exhib...
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Busts

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Wood

Benin Carving of a Woman with Basket on the Head, Edo People, circa 1950s
By People from Benin
Wooden Benin carving depicting a woman with a basket on her head, Edo People, Nigeria, circa 1940s. The number is the inventory number from Lehigh University. Exhibited: The Lehigh...
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Mid-20th Century Nigerian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Pair of Large Carved Moba Tchitchiri Sculptural Figures, Togo, circa 1930
Striking in form, of light highly textured wood, two highly stylized anthropomorphic figures carved by the Moba people in Togo, West Africa. These forms most probably we owned by a f...
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Vintage 1930s Togolese Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Midcentury African Hand Carved Wood Sculpture of Maria with Child
Midcentury African wood sculpture wonderfully hand carved depiction of the Virgin Mary with Child, with great detailing and beautiful face. Dimensions: Height 21.25" / width 5.25" (...
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Mid-20th Century African Religious Items

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Wood

Mid-20th Century Carved Dogon Toguna Post from Mali on Custom Stand
An early to mid-20th century Toguna support post from the Dogon Tribe of Mali, on custom metal Stand. This West African hand carved wooden bean was originally used for supporting the...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Mounted Objects

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Iron

Mid-20th Century Toguna Female Anthropomo Post from Mali
An early to mid-20th century Toguna support post from the Dogon Tribe of Mali, on custom metal stand. This West African hand carved wooden bean was originally used for supporting the...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Figurative Sculptures

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Iron

Mid-20th Century Dogon Tribe Toguna Post from Mali on Custom Iron Stand
An early to mid-20th century Toguna support post from the Dogon Tribe of Mali, on custom metal stand. This West African hand carved wooden bean was originally used for supporting the...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Mounted Objects

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Iron

Hand Carved Wooden African Hippopotamus Sculpture
Naturalistic hand carved African wooden sculpture of a hippopotamus. The piece is carved from a single piece of wood. It is in good condition and looks great in any space.
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20th Century African Folk Art Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Carved African Chokwe Tribe Angolan Figure
About A carved wooden figure from the Chokwe Tribe in Anglo. This female figure is wrapped in white beads with white chalk on the front and back. Creator Chokwe Tribe, Angola,...
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20th Century Angolan Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Beads

Custom Mounted African Chokwe Tribe Angolan Figure
About A large terracotta beaded bust from the Balun tribe of Cameroon mounted on a custom steel base. Creator: Bamun Tribe, Cameroon. Date of manufacture: Unknown. Materials ...
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20th Century Angolan Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Steel

Vintage African Tribal Mask
Vintage African tribal mask from the ivory coast now mounted on museum stand. Provenance available.
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Mid-20th Century Ivorian Animal Sculptures

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Steel

Vintage African Tribal Mask
H 32 in. W 19 in. D 10.5 in.
Decorative African Folk Art Midcentury Tribal Wooden Sculpture
Exceptional African hand carved wood sculpture with graphic elements, circa 1960s. It was made by a master carver from a single piece of wood and was made for decorative and ceremoni...
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Vintage 1960s Ghanaian Mounted Objects

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Steel

Elegant Standing African Female Tribal Wood Carving
Beautiful hand carving African wood sculpture with graphic elements Made by master carver from single piece of wood. Illustrating the legends and tradition of west Africa.
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Vintage 1960s African Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Tall Dogan Tribe Hand Carved Wood Toguna Post, Mid-20th Century
An early to mid-20th century Toguna support post from the Dogon Tribe of Mali, on custom metal stand. This West African hand-carved wooden bean was originally used for supporting the...
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Mid-20th Century Malian Architectural Elements

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Iron

Carved Wood African Tribal Fetish Figures
Wonderful patina and age. Stylized and intricate detailed carving. Wear and splits to both carved figures. Structurally sound, circa early 20th century.  
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Early 20th Century African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Carved Wood African Tribal Fetish Figures
H 7.38 in. W 2.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Africa Early 20th Century Wood Mask from the Dogon Tribe of Mali
This wood mask from the Dogon tribe of Mali was worn during the dances performed to encourage abundant crops. The raw surface of wood can be put in contrast with a modern or classic...
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Early 20th Century Malian Tribal Tribal Art

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Wood

Beautiful Egyptian New Kingdom Shabti for Iweferbaku, 1550 BC
A beautiful ancient Egyptian shabti - the only surviving example known for Iweferbaku, dating to the 18th Dynasty, 1550-1295 BC. Carved in wood, with finely modelled facial features....
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Mounted Objects

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Wood

Traditional Primitive Tribal Art Bakota Reliquary Figure from Gabon, Africa
Traditional Bakota reliquary Guardian figure from the Kota People (Mahongwe Tribe), Gabon Africa probably dates from the early 20th century or is possibly older. It is difficult to a...
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Early 20th Century Gabonese Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Copper, Wire

Wonderful Lobi Headrest
A wonderful late 19th-early 20th century Lobi headrest carved of one piece of wood with a fantastic well-worn patina.
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Antique Late 19th Century Burkinabe Tribal Tribal Art

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Wood

Wonderful Lobi Headrest
H 6.5 in. W 15.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Dogon Ladder, Dark Wood on Stand
This classically made Dogon ladder is cut from a dark wood and mounted on a sturdy metal stand. The 'Y' top is necessary so that the climber may safely lean the ladder against a tree...
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Early 20th Century Malian Tribal Art

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Wood

Dogon Ladder, Dark Wood on Stand
H 93 in. W 19 in. D 14 in.
Artful African Tribal Mask of a Ram Wall Sculpture
A striking wall sculpture from Africa that's a tribal mask of a stylized ram having smooth face with slanted eye holes and curly horns. A carved wood bird rests atop the head looking...
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Vintage 1950s Botswanan Tribal Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Luba Figurative Stool
This stool by the Luba people of Zaire beautifully illustrates their storied craft. A single tree trunk was carved down to a column, then carefully taken in further until the form of...
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Mid-20th Century Congolese Primitive Stools

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Wood

Luba Figurative Stool
H 14.5 in. W 9.5 in. D 8.5 in.
African Bronze Sculpture Signed A. Lambote Congolese School
By A. Lambote
African Modernist bronze sculpture presenting a Mother with a child. Signed A. Lambote. Congolese school. Wooden socle.
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20th Century Congolese Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Dogon Ladder
By Dogon Tribe Mali
A 19th century Dogon ladder carved from a single piece of wood with beautifully worn treads and mounted on a custom base. Ladders like this were used to climb in and out of homes and...
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Antique 19th Century Malian Tribal Mounted Objects

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Wood

19th Century Dogon Ladder
H 63 in. W 16.5 in. D 12 in.
Ashanti Maternal Fertility Figure
On offer is an Ashanti female fertility figure from Ghana, West Africa, circa Mid-20th century. Carved from a single block of wood, the statue depicts a female with typical coiffure ...
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Mid-20th Century Ghanaian Tribal Figurative Sculptures

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Glass, Wood

Ashanti Maternal Fertility Figure
H 22 in. W 6 in. D 6 in.
19th Century Moroccan Rustic Door On Stand
A Moroccan smaller-sized carved wood door from the late 19th century on custom stand. This antique door from Morocco has a wonderfully rustic appearance, with hand-carved accents and...
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Antique 19th Century Moroccan Rustic Doors and Gates

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Metal

19th Century Moroccan Rustic Door On Stand
H 53 in. W 24.5 in. D 10 in.
Vintage Congolese Fertility Icon
Vintage congolese fertility icon.
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20th Century African Organic Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Steel

Vintage Congolese Fertility Icon
H 60 in. W 10 in. D 13 in.
"Khamb (Thunder Cabinet)" Sculpture in Hardwood by Babacar Niang, 2014
By Babacar Niang
Sculptural "Khamb (Thunder Cabinet)" carved African hardwood shelf. Designed and made by Babacar Niang, Senegal, 2014.  
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Early 2000s Senegalese Modern Cabinets

Materials

Wood

Contemporary Ebony Makonde African Wood Carving
A beautiful contemporary collector piece of Makonde ebony Tree of Life art carving with unbelievable detailed wood carving.
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Vintage 1950s Tanzanian Primitive Figurative Sculptures

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Ebony

Midcentury African Hand Carved Wood Sculpture of Maria with Child
Midcentury African wood sculpture wonderfully hand carved depiction of the Virgin Mary with Child, with great detailing and beautiful face. Dimensions: Height 21.25" / width 5.25" (...
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Mid-20th Century African Religious Items

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Wood

Large Antique African Hardwood Cape Buffalo Sculpture, circa 1900
This magnificent hand carved, African Cape Buffalo recently came out of a villa in Ville Franche Sur Mer, France. It would have originally been carved in Africa in the late 1800's, t...
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Antique Early 1900s African Animal Sculptures

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Hardwood

Set of 3 Hand Carved African Colonial Statues
Set of 3 hand carved and painted African colonial statues from the Ivory Coast, circa 1940s. Colonial statues are wooden figurative sculptures which originated during the colonial...
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Mid-20th Century Ivorian Primitive Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Set of 3 Hand Carved African Colonial Statues
H 13 in. W 2.75 in. D 2.25 in.
Set of Two African Sculptures
This set of carved African figures of a man and woman will make a definite statement with their elongated forms and simplicity.
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20th Century Congolese Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Set of Two African Sculptures
H 60 in. W 4.50 in. D 5 in.
Monkey Sculpture Early 20th Century African Hand Carved Wood One of a Kind
African monkey statue hand carved sculpture unique one of a kind Solid wood Early 20th century possibly older Charming, impressive and very decorative Large and heavy Very good antiq...
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Early 20th Century African Tribal Animal Sculptures

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Wood

Zulu Wooden Tribal Contemporary Sculpture of Black African Bust
By Zulu's
Hand carved tribal wooden Zulu African head, very nicely carved with gold embellished jewelry and traditional hair style and gold head dress. Large contemporary bust sculpture 30" H ...
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20th Century South African Tribal Figurative Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Set of 9 Ethiopian Pilgrim Walking Sticks
Ethiopian pilgrim staffs, each showing a well worn patina and mounted on a custom black steel base. Painted hardwood, each mounted on a custom black steel base, excellent antique con...
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20th Century Ethiopian Tribal Mounted Objects

Materials

Wood

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