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 ….

Spirit Helmet Mask

  Spirit Helmet Mask Spirit Helmet Mask, represents the “spirit of a young girl”. The triple-crested coiffure is a naturalistic representation of hairstyle actually worn by young girl.  (Ikorodo) face mask/helmet crest High 66 cm. | Ibo people, Nigeria Soft wood,...

Fine Baule Maternity Figure

S O L D Fine Baule Maternity Figure From the Kulango area High 35 cm., total 41 cm. Wooden base. Fine Baule Maternity Figure, standing with the child against her abdomen,  the right hand holds its legs and the left supporting its back, with grooved crescent coiffure...

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 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 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,...

Fine Baule Mask

Fine Baule Mask P R O V E N A N C E:  Old Private Collection, France Wood, natural black pigment High 40 cm. Fine Baule Mask, of large proportion, and carved in a hollowed oval form and pierced around the rim for attachments, reddened and grooved beard below narrow...

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...

Luba Mask

  [wpsgallery] Luba Mask Luba people, Shaba, Zaire High 42 cm., wood, pigments Luba Mask, the rectangular whitened face with incised horizontal grooves, tapered rectangular projecting mouth below the nose which joins the median ridge of the coiffure, pierced...

Large Bakongo Ivory Tooters

  [wpsgallery]   Large Bakongo Ivory Tooters Large Bakongo Ivory Tooters, out of the Kongo – from the Bakongo tribe, we acquired two early (over 100 years) ivory tooters, used for communication between tribes. Both have an early reddish dark patina.  High 51...

Mama Mask

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, 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