Terracotta, traces of paint. Cm. 10,2 heigh x cm. 5,2 width x cm. 4,8 depth (4.01” x 2.04” x 1.88"). These statuettes are known as of Komaland and dated from the XII th to XVII th century.
Terracotta, traces of paint. Cm. 9,7 heigh x cm. 6,0 width x cm. 7,0 depth (3.81” x 2.36” x 2.75"). These statuettes are known as of Komaland and dated from the XII th to XVII th century.
Second half 20th century. Wood, old glass beads, shells. Without the base, approx. Cm. 12,5 x 4,0 (4.92” x 1.57”). Namji is the people inhabiting an area in the West of the north Cameroon. The Namji tribe is famous for their wooden dolls carved with geometric features and adorned with multi-colored bead necklaces, cowrie [...]
Early to mid 20th century. Approximately cm. 97,5 high x cm. 48,0 width (38.38” x 18.89”). The Dogon are an ethnic group living in the central plateau region of Mali, south of the Niger bend near the city of Bandiagara in the Mopti region. These masks are characterized by a wooden [...]
Mid 20th century. Wood, traces white pigment. Approximately cm. 33,0 high x cm. 19,5 width (16.33” x 5.11”). Weight gr. 876,8 (33.58 oz.). This many "eyed" mask is believed to ward off the evil eye. Picasso owned two Kru masks which have become a part of art history. [...]
Cm. 15,2 high x cm. 10.0 width; gr. 170,0 (6,0 oz.). A Benin ivory plaque of Three Kings in Harmony, Nigeria. A form worn by the Oba (King) during important ceremonies, often sewn or otherwise attached to his robe.
Mid 20th century. Wood. Approximately cm. 83,0 x 30,0 (32.6” x 11.8”). Bambara Maternity Figure is intended to encourage fertility and to celebrate motherhood. The Bambara are a Mandé people living in west Africa, primarily in Mali but also in Guinea, Burkina Faso and Senegal. They are considered to be [...]
Mid 20th century or older. Wood. Approximately cm. 79,0 x 20,0 (31.1” x 7.8”). Bambara Maternity Figure is intended to encourage fertility and to celebrate motherhood. The Bambara (or Bamana) are a Mandé people living in west Africa, primarily in Mali but also in Guinea, Burkina Faso and Senegal. While the [...]