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Two African Ibo Artifacts, Nigeria, early 20th century. Including an Ibo terracotta maternity figure and an Ibo terracotta mask. Size: 1) 10.5'' x 4.5'' x 4.5'' (27 x 11 x 11 cm); 2) 9'' x 9'' x 9''

$1002 bids

Large African Senufo ceremonial drum. Constructed out of wood, drum features a large breasted figure at base, with carved snakes, turtles, fish and birds around the body of the drum. Animal hide strap

$1252 bids

A Suku helmet Mask: A Carved wooden helmet mask with painted designs accented with kaolin clay pigments. The mask overall has a well worn surface. Suku peoples, DRC/ Congo, Africa. Provenance: The Dr.

Jasper52

5 days Left
$252 bids

Title: 3.90 CTS NATURAL ETHIOPIAN WELO WHITE OPAL CUSHION GOOD LUSTER LOOSE GEMSTONES Carat Weights: 3.9 Size/Dimensions: 11.00 x 11.00 x 6.00 MMReserve: $30.00Shipping:Domestic: Flat-rate of $10.00 t

$4001 bid

African Dogon Mask, Mali, 19th/20th century. Carved wood. On stand. Provenance: Private Collection, NY.Size: 18'' x 4.5'' x 5'' (46 x 11 x 13 cm).

$1001 bid

African Kuba Mask. Known as "Ngaady a Mwaash" the sister and wife of Mukenga, this mask represents all women in the Bushong creation myth. Participating in male initiation ceremonies with Mukenga and

$1001 bid

African Dogon Hogon Figure. Carved wood, on stand. Representing a "Hogon" a wise elderly man or spiritual leader among the people. Dogon peoples, Mali, Africa. Provenance: Ex Private Oregon collection

$1001 bid

Group of (7) African art and culture books, comprised of hardcover volumes, covering topics including contemporary and ancient art, smallest 11.5"h x 9.5"w x 1"d, largest 13"h x 10"w x 1"d.

$1001 bid

African Jani-form stool with male and female supports from the Luba, and a kneeling female devotee Shango Cult staff from the Yoruba of Nigeria. Carved wood. Provenance: A Private Oregon collection. S

$501 bid

Cast metal African Ghana Akuaba, Akwaba, Akuba fertility doll sculpture. Features gilt bead earrings, necklace, and belt. SHIPPINGHill Auction Gallery will offer in-house continental USA shipping for

$1001 bid

African Yoruba Bronze. Featuring a Horned ancestor with leopard motif. Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, Africa. Provenance: A private Oregon collection. Size: 10'' x 8'' x 8'' (25 x 20 x 20 cm).

$1001 bid

African Baule Slit Drum. Carved wood. Unusual open-work Slit Drum with Mask faces, geometric designs and leopard figure. Provenance: A Private Oregon Collection. Size: 32'' x 7.5'' x 8.25'' (81 x 19 x

$1501 bid

African Bangwa Helmet Mask, Cameroon. Carved wood with highly stylized form and weathered surface. Provenance: The Lloyd Guy Collection, Houston, TX. Size: 13.5'' x 11'' x 10.5'' (34 x 28 x 27 cm).

Ruby's Auction

6 days Left
$1201 bid

African Art Dogon Statue from Mali. The dimension is 15 inches high x 5.25 inches wide. The shipping cost for domestic is $45.00 flat rate shipping within the Continental US including handling, packin

Ruby's Auction6 days Left
$1201 bid

Ruby's Auction

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$2501 bid

African Art Bamana Mask is from Mali. The dimension is 20.5 inches high x 7 inches wide. The shipping cost for domestic is $55.00 flat rate shipping within the Continental US, the International forei

Ruby's Auction6 days Left
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African Antique

Throughout the years, the impact of African art on contemporary Western artists has been profound. Collecting antique art from Africa is much more than a hobby. What differentiates African art from western styles is the variety of materials, the tribal patterns and the exquisite craftsmanship. African art tends to be figurative, emphasizing the human form through geometric abstraction. This style applies to art, painting, sculpture, architecture and even fashion. Most of the African artworks are made of wood, bronze, watercolors, oil pastels, rocks, marble, fabric and clay. Many well-known artists have been inspired by the African culture and art, including Pablo Picasso, Giacometti and Matisse. For instance, Picasso created many woodworks, bronze sculptures and ceramic pieces, since he was deeply influenced by the beauty of the African masks. In African culture, people are inspired by nature and their gods and to create beautiful masks to honor their ancestors. In many cases,

 
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