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 ….

An Moba Iron Figure

An Moba Iron Figure

An Moba Iron Figure An Moba Iron Figure.   This tall, iron altar figure is the work of the Moba tribe in Togo. Abstract sculptural form. Oxidised patina. In good condition, custom mounted on a wooden stand. Moba, Togo. With base Iron. High  83.5 cm. Provenance: Helmut...

Extremely Rare Mama Headdress

Extremely Rare Mama Headdress

  Extremely Rare Mama Headdress Extremely Rare Mama Headdress. The mask is a carved headdress in the form of highly stylized animal head. Present lot has a human head instead of a animal mouth, which is extremely rare. Only few mask like this one are known. The...

A Hemba Prestige Stool

A Hemba Prestige Stool

A Hemba Prestige Stool A Hemba Prestige Stool, Caryatid seats symbolized the eternal power of kings. The women depicted played a mediating role between the forces of this world and the afterlife as well as between the power of the king, the ancestors and the spirit...

Exceptional Helmet Mask Kwese

Exceptional Helmet Mask Kwese

S O L D Exceptional Helmet Mask Kwese Exceptional Helmet Mask Kwese. Wood, polychrome paint, exuberant grass fibre collar, the actual facial plane proportionally small, coiffure with middle crest. Provenance: very old Dutch private collection, Mr. J. A. W. Vierkens,...

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...

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...

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,...

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