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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #464813 (stock #1-0316)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
200.00 Euros
Loom pulley carved in the shape of a chimera surmounting a rectangular open base which originally contained the wheel of the pulley. Wood. South East Asia, Golden Triangle Region Peoples. Height: 10 1/4" (26 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Obvious signs of use and age, very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #710017 (stock #1-0495)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
RESERVED
Cap mask or headdress carved from wood, covered with antelope skin and with a base of woven basketry for attachment to the head of the masquerade. Two antelope horns are affixed to the top of the mask. Remnants of human hair around the top of the piece. Several holes beneath the upper jaw suggest the former existence of wooden pegs to represent teeth. Africa, Nigeria, Ekoi/Ejagham Peoples, early 20th century, probably older...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #790790 (stock #1-0552)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
500.00 Euros
Old oliphant, carved at its top in the shape of a king sitting cross-legged on a round stool and holding a scepter with both hands, surmounting two slaves in relief on each side, its back opening in the shape of a mouthpiece, and ending at its base in a large opening. Ivory, with a fine honey coloured patina. Africa, R.D. Congo, Bakongo Peoples, late 19th/early 20th century. Height: 11 1/4" (28,5 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #936920 (stock #1-0591)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
900.00 Euros
Reliquary figure carved in the shape of a standing female, with typical coiffe, serene face with scarifications on forehead, conical breasts, hands joined at abdomen level. The statue is resting on a large wood lid, on which it is affixed with soil material. The reliquary box itself is missing. Wood, with partly encrusted dark patina. Africa, Gabon, Punu Peoples. Height: 18 3/4" (47 cm)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #963083 (stock #1-0599)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
RESERVED
Small helmet mask in the shape of a human bust resting on a wicker base. Wood, covered with animal skin, human hair. Base made of bamboo slices arranged together and attached to the bust via holes around the bust base. Nice dark brown patina, eyes and teeth coloured with kaolin. Africa, Nigeria, Ekoi Peoples. Height: 8" (20,3 cm). Obvious signs of use and age, tiny insect infestation all around (no blemish and no danger), otherwise very good condition. Ex. old European collection...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #971172 (stock #1-0606)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
450.00 Euros
Beautiful 4-string lute ("saranghi"), the top in the shape of a head holds the four keys, the body itself is made of two parts of heart shape. Wood, with nice dark-brown glossy patina. The lower part is covered with animal skin affixed with tiny wood pegs. Himalaya, 19th century. Height: 22 1/4" (55,6 cm). The lute is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Obvious signs of use and age, otherwise very good condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #971713 (stock #1-0610)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
200.00 Euros
Beautifully carved butter churner guide ("Ghurra' or "neti"), decorated with a relief rope and chevron design. Wood, with fine dark-brown patina. Himalayan Region. Length: 11 1/4" (23,5 cm). The piece is nicely mounted on a custom wood stand. Obvious signs of use and age, otherwise very good condition. NOTE: the "ghurra" was collected in situ in the early 1970s, during my 20 years stay in Asia.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1940 item #996535 (stock #1-0615)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
2500.00 Euros
Face mask, with a cylindrical coiffe presenting a small relief in its middle of what seems to be a head and raised arms surrounded by geometric design, with a protruding forehead, pierced through sunken eyes, long nose in relief, pierced through mouth showing teeth, long chin. Wood, with remnants of polychrome pigments, aged patina. South-East Asia, Laos, early 20th century. Height: 12 1/2" (32 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1047541 (stock #1-0629)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
900.00 Euros
Face mask of unusual shape, with protruding forehead, large elongated eyes, long nose in relief, triangular open mouth showing teeth. Numerous holes around the face were meant to allow the insertion of animal hair to represent moustache and beard. Wood, with dark-brown semi-glossy patina. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 10 1/2" (26,5 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Obvious signs of old age, some teeth missing, otherwise good condition. Ex. old European collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1047543 (stock #1-0630)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Face mask of circular shape, coffee-bean shaped eyes, with a long beak at the lower part. Wood, dark-brown and reddish patina. Africa, Ivory Coast, Dan/Mano Peoples. Height: 12" (30,5 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Erosion and signs of long use, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1107995 (stock #1-0643)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
200.00 Euros
Statue of a protecting deity or ancestor, standing on slightly bent legs, its hands in praying posture, its face expressing agressiveness. Patinated and eroded wood. Nepal, early 20th century. Height: 15" (38 cm). The statue is mounted on a custom metal stand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1108019 (stock #1-0645)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
500.00 Euros
Very old and strangely shaped male standing figure with arms alongside torso. Beautifully patinated wood. Africa, Burkina Faso, Lobi Peoples. Height: 15 7/8" (39,5 cm). Strong erosion suggesting high age, otherwise good condition. Ex. old French collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1115214 (stock #1-0651)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
300.00 Euros
Standing female figurine, with typical coiffe and elongated head, scarifications on face and torso, arms alongside and separated from torso, small breasts, straight legs and big stylized feet. Wood, fine dark-brown semi-glossy patina. Africa, D.R. Congo, Mangbetu Peoples. Height: 11 7/8" (30 cm). The statue is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Old accident on left shoulder (local restoration), erosion, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1125625 (stock #1-0657)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
RESERVED
Superbly decorated very old bear skull, with typically Dayak incised designs all over its upper part. Beautiful partly encrusted patina. Indonesia, Borneo Island, Dayak Peoples. Length: 9" (22,7 cm), height: 3 1/4" (8,2 cm). Lower jaw and and a few teeth missing --- though these factors do not impair the rarity and beauty of the piece --- otherwise very good condition. A very rare ethnographic artifact.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1135645 (stock #1-0676)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
350.00 Euros
Typical "zakpai" mask, with circular eyes, protruding mouth with animal teeth. Red cloth and metal circles around the eyes, and red cloth also on the upper lip. Beard made of rope affixed under the chin. The mask itself is made of wood with a nice partly encrusted patina. Africa, Ivory Coast, Dan Peoples, early 20th century. Height: 9 1/4" (23,7 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Old accident on top (see photo), otherwise good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1195815 (stock #1-0736)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
600.00 Euros
Fine female figure, with typical hairdo, hands on breasts, scarifications on face, breasts and abdomen, bent legs, standing on rounded base. Wood, nice dark-brown patina. Africa, Ivory Coast, Baule Peoples. height: 18" (45 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1198638 (stock #1-0749)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
1900.00 Euros
Very old and nicely carved black mask, of typical conical coiffe and slightly smiling feminine face. Wood, fine patina. Africa, Gabon, Punu Peoples, Tsangui sub-group. Height: 13 1/4" (34 cm). Old accident on left side of coiffe, erosion due to age, otherwise very good condition. Ex. old French collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1950 item #1200449 (stock #1-0753)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
1500.00 Euros
Janus-shaped helmet mask, the two back-to-back faces of a similar expression, surmounted by a semi circular flat coiffe. Wood, with glossy age patina. Africa, Nigeria, Idoma Peoples. Height: 14" (35 cm). Old insect infestations (no danger), small accidents and chips, otherwise very good condition.