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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 ….

Extremly Rare Lobala Ngiri Mabo Shield

Extremly Rare Lobala Ngiri Mabo Shield Extremly Rare Lobala Ngiri Mabo Shield. According to Benitez-Jahannot (ibid.), "Writing for the Musée Royale de l'Afrique Centrale in Tervuren, Herman Burssens notes that societies in the Ubangi region...

Fine Baule Maternity Figure

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...

Baule Pair Asie Usu

Baule Pair Asie Usu Wood; H.: 38 cm; 36,5 cm. A Fine Baule Pair of Asie Usu Baule Pair Asie Usu, when a pair of figures are carved together, they cannot possibly represent spirit-spouses (which are always single pieces). They are inevitably spirits of nature. There...

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...

Fine Kulango Mask

Fine Kulango Mask Northwest Ivory Coast Wood | Height 42 cm. P R O V E N A N C E: Old Belgium collection Fine Kulango Mask, a Kulango tribe mask stylistically influenced by the Ligbi, a neighbouring tribe of the Kulango people in the north-eastern area of the Ivory...

Bamana Antelope Headdress

Bamana Antelope Headdress CHI WARA Wood, metal Long 62 cm. Bamana Antelope Headdress, female, with long snout, curled spiralling horns joined at the tips, elongated pierced ears, nails attached head to body, the last incised with zigzags and dots, flexed legs and...

Fine Chamba Mask

Fine Chamba Mask Wood Hieght 50 cm P R O V E N A N C E: Zemanek-Münster Würzburg Private European Collection Acquired from above by the present owner Fine Chamba Mask, of overall curvilinear form with antlers arching up high and forward above the domed head, the mouth...

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...

FINE LUBA FLUTE

FINE LUBA FLUTE High 58 cm. Iron stand Wood, Luba people Democratic Republic of Congo FINE LUBA FLUTE, a flute with female figure finial, the female carved kneeling with hands placed below the small high breasts, the body with scarification including a "star",...

Fine Baule Female Figure

    [wpsgallery] Fine Baule Female Figure P R O V E N A N C E: Old Dutch collection Baule, Ivory Coast High 41 cm. Fine Baule Female Figure, standing on a circular base with elongated feet beneath muscular legs and rounded buttocks, with narrow shoulders and elongated...

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...

Nkanu Figure

  [wpsgallery] Nkanu Figure Extremely Rare Nkanu Figure - drummer Lower Zaire region / Bandundu, Zaire P R O V E N A N C E: Jean Delmas, Aix en Provence, South France Nkanu Figure - drummer, extremely rare with distinctly oval head, the upper face is enclose within a...

Teke Magic Figure

  [wpsgallery] Teke Magic Figure Teke people, Republic of Congo, Mayama region Wood, metal buttons, accumulative materials High 51 cm., wooden stand   P R O V E N A N C E: Jean Delmas, Aix en Provence, South France   Teke Magic Figure, the face with diagonal incised...

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 slits to...

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 and 53...

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 contact...

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