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Igbo-Afikpo Mask mma ji

Igbo-Afikpo Mask mma ji

S O L D Igbo-Afikpo Mask mma ji Igbo-Afikpo Mask mma ji. “Yam root knife” (Mma ji) called mask, the bow-like forehead extension represents a machete that was used in field work and used to be a weapon. Mask, "mma ji" Igbo-Afikpo, Nigeria With base Wood, raphia. H 34.5...

Mountains Hook Mask Bahinemo

Mountains Hook Mask Bahinemo

S O L D Mountains Hook Mask Bahinemo Mountains Hook Mask Bahinemo, Hunstein Mountains hook mask, Bahinemo Papua New Guinea Height  107 cm. Hunstein Mountains,  Hook-Mask (Garra or Gra) Provenance: - Jean Roudillon, Paris. - Swiss private collection, Neuchâtel.   With...

Brown-Glazed Pear Shaped Bottle Vase

Brown-Glazed Pear Shaped Bottle Vase

S O L D Brown-Glazed Pear Shaped Bottle Vase Brown-Glazed Pear Shaped Bottle Vase. The pear-shaped body raised on a knife-pared foot rim and surmounted by slender neck rising to a flared  mouth, covered overall with glossy dark brown glaze that thins on the neck and...

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...

A Massive Gilt-Bronze Shakyamuni Buddha

A Massive Gilt-Bronze Shakyamuni Buddha

S O L D A Massive Gilt-Bronze Shakyamuni Buddha A Massive Gilt-Bronze Shakyamuni Buddha. The Buddha is seated in vajrasana on a double-lotus base adorned with bead borders, clad in a sanghati with a floral hem, the folds elegantly draped over the shoulder. Note the...

A Chinese Nanmu Guanyin Ming

A Chinese Nanmu Guanyin Ming

S O L D A Chinese Nanmu Guanyin Ming A Chinese Nanmu Guanyin Ming, wearing long flowing robes, seated with her right foot on top of the left knee, her face with a focused expression and downcast eyes, hands arranged in mudras, the back hollowed, together with a velvet...

A Chinese Cypress Wood Dignitary

A Chinese Cypress Wood Dignitary

S O L D A Chinese Cypress Wood Dignitary A Chinese Cypress Wood Dignitary, seated on an armchair, wearing long robes and an official headdress, the right hand resting on his knee, the left against the chair, Ming Dynasty, China High 31cm. - The Ming dynasty...

Superb Gild Bronze Avalokitesvara

Superb Gild Bronze Avalokitesvara

S O L D Superb Gild Bronze Avalokitesvara Superb Gild Bronze Avalokitesvara, standing in samabhanga on a separate cast lotus base, both principle hands in anjalimudra while the other six radiate around his body of which two are holding the prescribed attributes,...

Large Outstanding Pottery Ox

Large Outstanding Pottery Ox

S O L D Large Outstanding Pottery Ox Large Outstanding Pottery Ox. Well modelled with head raised facing forward. His long tongue reaching into one of the nostrils. The ears projecting below the curved horns. The ox with large circular bosses on the scored harness and...

Extremely Rare Bactrian Camel

Extremely Rare Bactrian Camel

S O L D Extremely Rare Bactrian Camel Extremely Rare Bactrian Camel. Museum quality. Fired in antiquity!!! China, Perfect condition Extremely Rare Large Pottery Crouching Bactrian Camel and Foreign Rider Early Tang Dynasty (618-907) | Original pigment!!! Long 59 cm.,...

Large Impressive Pottery Ox

Large Impressive Pottery Ox

   S O L D Large Impressive Pottery Ox Large Impressive Pottery Ox. Well modelled with head raised facing forward. His long tongue reaching into one of the nostrils. The ears projecting below the curved horns. The ox with large circular bosses on the scored...

Spirit Helmet Mask

Spirit Helmet Mask

  S O L D 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...

Fat Lady Cradling Dog

Fat Lady Cradling Dog

S O L D Fat Lady Cradling Dog Fat Lady Cradling Dog. Museum quality court lady (Fat lady). It is very rare to find any of those Fat ladies seated on a stool, cradling a small dog with hands hidden in sleeves and such large size. Tang Dynasty (618-907), Xián, Shaanxi...

Ming Dynasty Giltwood Guanyin

Ming Dynasty Giltwood Guanyin

S O L D Ming Dynasty Giltwood Guanyin Ming Dynasty Giltwood Guanyin. Showing seated in dhayanasana with hands in dhyanamudra. The deity wearing a loose robe, the plumpish features set in a meditative expression below an elaborative crown. Ming Dynasty, ca. 1500 A.D....

Sino Tibetan Gilt Bronze Dakini

Sino Tibetan Gilt Bronze Dakini

S O L D Sino Tibetan Gilt Bronze Dakini Sino Tibetan Gilt Bronze Dakini. Possibly depicting Sarvabuddha-dakini (Na-ro kha-cho-ma), the female divinity in Dharmapala ornaments steps to her left on two small supine figures while drinking blood from a kapala (skull cup),...

Large Grey Pottery Cocoon Vase

Large Grey Pottery Cocoon Vase

S O L D Large Grey Pottery Cocoon Vase Large Grey Pottery Cocoon Vase. The cocoon-shaped body raised on a splayed food and supporting a short cylindrical neck with flat rim.  Excellent condition. High 30 cm., wide 40 cm. Original polychrome! Qin or Early Western Han...

Large Tang Dynasty Crouching Bactrian Camel

Large Tang Dynasty Crouching Bactrian Camel

Large Tang Dynasty Crouching Bactrian Camel S O L D Large Tang Dynasty Crouching Bactrian Camel. Modelled with its forelegs folded beneath it and hindlegs extended as if in the process of sitting or standing. Wearing a saddle suspending pounces and objects, its head...

Large Black Lacquered Bronze Figure Guandi

Large Black Lacquered Bronze Figure Guandi

 S O L D Large Black Lacquered Bronze Figure Guandi Large Black Lacquered Bronze Figure Guandi. Seated firmly in European fashion on a throne with his booted feet apart, both hands posted on his upper legs, wearing various garments including armour, single-sleeved...

Fine Baule Maternity Figure

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...

Rare Large Bronze Seven Headed Kannon

Rare Large Bronze Seven Headed Kannon

Rare Large Bronze Seven Headed Kannon Kannon Bodhisattva (Bosatsu) - Goddess of Mercy 18 century, Edo period, Japan Height 70 cm. Rare Large Bronze Seven Headed Kannon. Standing full-length depiction of a female deity holding water jar in the...

Carved Gilded Wood Standing Amida Buddha

Carved Gilded Wood Standing Amida Buddha

Carved Gilded Wood Standing Amida Buddha Japan, Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century High 63 cm., long 26 cm. Carved Gilded Wood Standing Amida Buddha. In gold lacquered wood representing the Buddha standing on a lotus posed on a hexagonal base with several worked...

DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE GUANYIN

DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE GUANYIN

S O L D DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE GUANYIN Height 32,5 cm. Qing Dynasty, China P R O V E N A N C E: Private collection, Amstedam DEHUA BLANC-DE-CHINE GUANYIN. The GuanYin standing on a square stylized rockwork base. The figure dressed in long layered robe, holding a lingzhi...

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...

Impressive Bronze ONI Figure

Impressive Bronze ONI Figure

S O L D Impressive Bronze ONI Figure A Large and Superb Japanese Bronze Figure of a Standing Oni Lifting a Large Burner Meiji period, 19th century, Japan High 77 cm Impressive Bronze ONI Figure. The Oni standing on curly waves amid five Tokugawa crests. Has four toes...

Ming Dynasty Bronze Vase

Ming Dynasty Bronze Vase

S O L D Ming Dynasty Bronze Vase Height 32 cm. Wood stand Ming Dynasty, China Ming Dynasty Bronze Vase, Chinese Ming Dynasty bronze vase; of somewhat flattened baluster form: with two animal head handles pending loose rings; with a band of taotie masks to shoulder and...

Rare Large Stone Kissi Figure

Rare Large Stone Kissi Figure

S O L D 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 sculpture has...

Luba Mask

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...

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...

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