AFRICAN ART

AFRICAN ART

African and Tribal Art from West Africa| | Ethnographical and Primitive Art | Becker Antiques offers a selection of Fine Quality Art Objects (Masks and Figures) for sale

We are proud to announce that from this moment a set of Qingbai cup and stand of Chinese Song Dynasty purchased from the Becker Antiques  Gallery is now in The Norton Museum of Art collection. See more ….

A Mumuye standing female figure

A Mumuye standing female figure

A Mumuye standing female figure A Mumuye standing female figure, with a ribbed coiffure and with face and body scarifications, 77.5cm high, on a base. (2) Nigeria Provenance The Fowler Museum, UCLA, c. 1988. * The Mumuyes are a people of Nigeria. They speak the Mumuye...

A Lobi figure

A Lobi figure

A Lobi figure Burkina Faso 59.5cm high, on a base. (2) Provenance: Old private collection, UK * The Lobi belong to an ethnic group that originated in what is today Ghana. Starting around 1770, many Lobi peoples migrated into southern Burkina Faso and later into Côte...

Fine Large Igbo Afikpo Mask

Fine Large Igbo Afikpo Mask

   S O L D Fine Large Igbo Afikpo Mask Fine Large Igbo Afikpo Mask. The mask has been called "Yam's Knife" (Mma Ji). Its bug-like forehead extension represents a machete that was used in field for work and formerly the mask has served also as a weapon. It is said...

Ibo Mwo Mask Nigeria

Ibo Mwo Mask Nigeria

Ibo Mwo Mask Nigeria Height 27 cm. P R O V E N A N C E: Private collection, Paris Ibo Mwo Mask Nigeria, of deeply hollowed form. And pierced around the edge for attachment. The coiffure consisting of black pigment. The face covered with white kaolin. And with...

Good Lega Mask

Good Lega Mask

Good Lega Mask Democratic Republic of Congo High 27 cm. P R O V E N A N C E. Important private French collection, P. C. Lyon Wood, fibre fringe Good Lega Mask, the whitened heart-shaped face with small engraved eyes and mouth. A triangular panel of circlets to each...

BAMANA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS

BAMANA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS

BAMANA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS Chi'wara High 53 cm. BAMANA ANTELOPE HEADDRESS. The antelope on angled legs, a pierced panel of chevrons on its back, curved horns above, surmounted by a seated female figure with outstretched legs, the long face with tall incised coiffure,...

Rare Large Stone Kissi Figure

Rare Large Stone Kissi Figure

  [wpsgallery] Rare Large Stone Kissi Figure P R O V E N A N C E: Important old Dutch private collection Kissi people, Pombo High 29 cm. Sierra Leone and Liberia Rare Large Stone Kissi Figure, this figure is indentified by the Kissi people as Pombo, the stone...

Mama Mask

Mama Mask

S O L D Mama Mask Mama Mask, Of stylised form, with open mouth the carved horns almost form oval, very nice aged reddish patina. Mama tribe, high 50 cm. WOOD, IRON STAND, NIGERIA - The Mamapeople are also known as Kantana. They live north of the Jos plateau and carved...

Anthropomorphic Stool

Anthropomorphic Stool

   Anthropomorphic Stool Anthropomorphic Stool, The stool is made out of one piece of wood and is a superb example of the Tchokwe production of prestige objects, with aged patina,high 24 cm. Tchokwe tribe, Angola or Zaire [learn_more caption=" Complete the...

African Art

African and Tribal Art from West Africa| | Ethnographic and Primitive Art | Becker Antiques offers a selection of Fine Quality Art Objects (Masks and Figures) for sale