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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1323191 (stock #1-0940)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,500.00
Dance mask,of the "zakpai" type, with typical red textile around the eyes and lips. Wood, fine dark semi-glossy patina. Eyes circled with white metal. Hair arranged in braids made of weaved rope, likewise the long beard. Teeth made of animal claws. Africa, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan ethnic group. Total height: 44 cm. Height of mask: 24 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a metal custom stand. Obvious signs of long use and wear, otherwise very good condition. Provenance: old French collection. NOTE...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1970 item #1321094 (stock #1-0929)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Large and rare mask with deformed features. Wood, with traces of black and white pigments. This type of mask is called "mbangu" and symbolizes the effects of an epilepsy fit. Epilepsy is considered as a manifestation of the spirits. Africa, Gabon, Pende Peoples. Height: 30 cm. The mask,is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Old accidents and insect attacks, local restorations, otherwise good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1970 item #1321093 (stock #1-0928)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€1,200.00
face mask with strong features and a crest shaped coiffe. The strong expression of the mask is accentuated by red, white and black pigments. Nice age patina. Africa, Nigeria, Idoma Peoples. Height: 42 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Old local restoration on lower side of left cheek, a few losses, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1970 item #1321091 (stock #1-0927)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Important mask of the "kiwoyo muyombo" type, of elongated shape, with a protruding forehead and fine features, surmounted by a highly stylized cylindrical coiffe, and a long "beard" decorated in relief with bicolored lozenges and framed by weaved bamboo slices. Fine glossy patina. Africa, Gabon, Pende Peoples. Height: 45 cm. The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand. Small losses, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1318086 (stock #1-0919)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
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Ritual spoon used for Hindu religious ceremonies, lavishly decorated on its top with a tiny statue of Hanuman dancing on the Naga Snake, on its stem with geometric design, and on the spoon itself with two birds facing each other and geometric design. Bronze with fine dark-green patina. India, 19th century. Height: 5 7/8" (15 cm). The spoon is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Hanuman right hand missing, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1315024 (stock #1-0917)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€750.00
Finely cast vajra, or "dorje", with five prongs of which four are coming out of "makara" (water dragons) mouths, and the classic double lotus shaped center. Bronze, nice green patina. Tibet, 18th century.Length: 4 7/16" (11,3 cm). Very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1315007 (stock #1-0913)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Fertility doll, called "akuaba", with its typical cross shape and flat circular head. Wood, with fine glossy patina. Africa, Ghana, Ashanti ethnic group. Height: 10" (26 cm). Old insect infestation at the back lower part (no danger), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1310576 (stock #1-0910)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
Ritual spoon used for Hindu religious ceremonies, of elongated shape, its top decorated with a relief representing Hanuman, the Monkey Hero of the Ramayana epic, with four arms, sitting on a lotus throne and backed by an aureola. The spoon is made of bronze, with a fine patina. The relief, also made of bronze, is affixed to the spoon with two copper rivets. Nepal, early 18th century. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Height (without stand): 11 1/2" (29,2 cm). Obvious signs of age, o...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1960 item #1310477 (stock #1-0908)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€300.00
Tattoo ink container of cylindrical shape decorated with a monkey in relief, in a rather aggressive posture, holding the container with its four paws. Wood, with a fine dark brown patina. The piece is nicely mounted on a custom plexi stand. Height (without stand): 6.5 cm. Old restoration on one of the limbs (almost invisible), otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1837 VR item #1295562 (stock #1-0897)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€450.00
A very old pair of "edan", each in the shape of a cylindrical stem surmounted by a stylized head with features in relief on the upper part, and terminating on the lower part in a long point. The upper part is made of bronze, with a nice reddish-green patina, and the lower part is made of iron. These edan were worn by a member of the Ogboni secret society, which existed among the Yoruba tribes, in Nigeria, Africa. This particular pair dates back to the 19th century, and was part of an old English...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1800 item #1293325 (stock #1-0896)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€350.00
Large bell used for Hindu religion rituals. Its handle is surmounted by two Hindu deities in relief,Hanuman and Garuda, which are backed by the Naga holy snake. The bell itself is decorated with stylized lotus design. Bronze, with fine reddish-green patina. India, 18th century. Height: 9" (23 cm). Handle slightly bent, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1269038 (stock #1-0882)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€800.00
Large Buddhist ritual bell, with a lavish decoration of a "vajra" on its top, four deities faces below, and geometric and stylized lotus decor on its body. Bronze, with beautiful encrusted green and red patina. Traces of gilding. Indonesia, ca. 15th to 16th century. Height: 9 5/8" (24,5 cm). Obvious signs of great age, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1960 item #1261890 (stock #1-0866)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Face mask of oval shape, with typical cubistic features. Wood, dark-brown patina, remnants of kaolin around the eyes. Africa, R.D. Congo (ex. Zaire), Lwalwa Peoples. Height: 11 5/8" (29,7 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Old accident locally restored on top of coiffe, otherwise very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1252650 (stock #1-0857)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€250.00
Mask which was used for the protection of a household against evil spirits. Wood, fine dark brown glossy patina. Nepal, early 19th century. 11 3/16" (28,4 cm). Old accidents (visible on photos), otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1248056 (stock #1-0854)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
SOLD
Unusual nine prong "vajra" with stylized lotus and round knob at the center. Bronze, fine dark-green patina in the recesses. Tibet, early 19th century or earlier. Length: 13 cm. Very good condition. NOTE: the "vajra" or "dorge", is a ritual instrument which was used by Tibetan lamas during tantric Buddhism ceremonies. With its nine prongs, this particular vajra belonged to a high ranking lama.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1241600 (stock #1-0844)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€900.00
Ritual bell, with fine decoration of stylized lotuses on its body. Gilt bronze, with nice reddish green patina. Nepal, 17th century or earlier. Height: 5" (12,7 cm). The bell is nicely mounted on a custom stand. Very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1236015 (stock #1-0840)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€200.00
Ritual dagger ("phurpa") formerly used by a shaman during ceremonies. The phurpa is made of wood, and is decorated in relief from top to bottom with three deities heads surmounted by a point, above geometric designs of chevrons and knots, themselves on top of the three blades decorated with snake design in relief. Nice dark-brown glossy patina. Several textile knots are affixed on the handle to "protect" the shaman's fingers from the magic strength of the phurpa. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 9"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #1236010 (stock #1-0838)
AfricAsia Primitive and Antiques
€180.00
Holy water container used by a hermit ("sadhu"). Copper, with fine relief decor representing Nandi the Hindu Bull, the celestial creature on which Shiva rides. A small chain, attached at the top of the container, allows the bearer to carry it easily. Nepal, 19th century. Height: 4" (10 cm). Very good condition..