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From small figurines to wooden headdresses and tribal masks, we have it all. View our large selection of African carvings made by various African tribes. contact | 503-637-396 African Wood Sculptures This page features a wide selection of African wood carvings. Items include: candle holders, figurines, stools, musical instruments, decorative boxes and more Yoruba African figures from Nigeria - Most of the wooden figurative sculptures carved by the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria are 25 to 36 inches high. They may be a single human or animal figure or include several figures as a group. Often symmetrical in design, these intriguing sculptures will add dynamic beauty, balance, and charm to your home decor

About: These whimsical African home decor pieces are individually hand carved wooden Colonial figures, representing an unusual mix of African and European cultures. There are no two men or woman alike, and they stand on their own. They come in a large variety of colors, shapes and sizes, and are more striking in pairs or groups of three or more Carved Ebony African Cat, Vintage Wood Carving Figure of Lioness, African Savannah Decor LastTangoVintage 5 out of 5 stars (710) $ 19.00. Add to Favorites Quick view More colors ART Sculpture Statue UNITY Trinity African Art Sculpture made in Ghana West African, carving, cultural decor,wood sculpture, handmade gift.

African Tribal Figurines - Pg 1. Below is a selection of African carved figures depicting tribal men and women in natural attire with traditional tools and weapons. Some African figures are realistic to the look and way the tribal African lived, other figures are crafted by respected artists and have traditional meaning and form The giraffe is an animal that brings to your mind the savanna-jungle area of Africa. This hand carved wooden figure is sure to add a unique, exotic touch to your home. Small enough to fit on any desk, stand or table. Large enough to be noticed and admired. This is carved from wood from the Jacaranda tree. 11-12 tall and economically priced

Colonial statues are wooden carvings of colon figures, representing either Europeans or Africans in Western attire. We can find them in societies throughout West Africa. Though bearing elements of European design (like clothes or postures), colonial statues are not originally conceived for the market. They were rather conceived for indigenous use African Wood Carvings ; Nail Figures; N ail Figures Fetish objects with hundreds of protruding nails and magically charged decorations. The Yombe Nkisi and Nkonde dog and human figures out of Congo are one of the most peculiar styles in all of African art. View as Grid List. 1 Item . Show per page. Sort By. Set Descending.

Protea African Art & Home Decor 12'' Kenya Masai Figurines A Pair Africa Hand Carved Maasai Wood Sculpture #1805B $39.00 $ 39 . 00 Get it as soon as Wed, Aug African Tribal Figurines - Pg 2. Below is a selection of African carved figures depicting tribal men and women in natural attire with traditional tools and weapons. Some African figures are realistic to the look and way the tribal African lived, other figures are crafted by respected artists and have traditional meaning and form ON SALE 13'' A Pair African Wooden Sculpture Malawi Hand Carved Hard Wood Figurines With Beads Gift Set Home Decor AboutAfrica 5 out of 5 stars (248) $ 15.94. Add to Favorites Previous page Next page Previous page Current page.

Beonueni African Statue Figure Colorfull Dress Standing Lady Sculpture Resin Black Figurines Home Office Decortion Collectible Art Piece (Gold) 4.3 out of 5 stars. 35. $13.99. $13. . 99. Get it as soon as Fri, Jul 2. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon African Culture Statues and Tribal Home Decor Sculptures. Visit our Gallery of African sculptures of vibrantly rich ethnic art, to buy various representations of African culture: from busts and statues illustrating a variety of indigenous people in traditional dress; to masks, urns, figurines and other animal figures 6 photo. Tribal African Wood Sculpture Carving Of Many Elephants In Form Of A Mask. 5 photo. Vintage, Signed African Hand - Carved Granite Sculpture Of Man Holding Grapes. 11 photo. Cameroon: Old And Rare Tribal African Bamun Beads Figure. 4 photo. Antique African Shona, Wood Carved Women With Spider Hair Dark Brown Color. 8 photo Ga Chief, African Wood Sculpture with Cotton Kente. Winfred Korley. The bright cotton kente cloth this man wears is known as akwajan, and may only be worn by the Chief of the Ga people, as well as the Queen Mother. Winfred Korley shares the customs of southern Ghana... read more. (9) $119.99 Clay figurines have been found in this region from around 500 B.C., making them the oldest discovered examples of African sculpture El Anatsui is one of the world's most celebrated contemporary artists, continuing the tradition of African sculpture and African carved wooden figures with great critical and commercial succes

Feb 21, 2019 - Explore Thad Tong's board African wood carvings, followed by 267 people on Pinterest. See more ideas about african wood carvings, african, carving In traditional, tribal Africa, especially in Zaire, these beliefs are manifested in some of the most expressive and magical power figures ever created. This exhibit brings together the relics of many peoples, all used for specific functions, usually to conjure away evil spirits or attempt to control one's destiny African Hand-Carved Wooden Colonial Figures. These African hand-carved wooden Colonial figures from the Ivory Coast, represents an unusual mix of African and European cultures. There are no two men or woman alike and they stand on their own. They also come in a large variety of colors and they are all dressed in colonial clothes.. The men. 7 photo. Baule Mbra Monkey Figure Cote D ' Ivoire Africa 31 Inch Was $490. 6 photo. African Bronze Sankofa Bird Chicken Statue Goldweight Akan Ashanti Lobi Gan Faso. 10 photo. African Fish Mrammuo Sculpture Akan Ashanti Ghana Mali Ashanti Bronze Goldweight. 10 photo. A Huge Weathered Dogon Male Ancestor Sculpture, African Tribal Art African terracotta figures: from the 5th century BC: The longest surviving tradition of African sculpture is figures in terracotta. Cast metal is the only other material to withstand the continent's termites (fatal to the carved wood of most African sculpture)

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  1. Jan 19, 2021 - All of these beautiful African masks and figures are available November 18th, 2017 - Day 2 of our Fall Auction Weekend. For More Info: https://goo.gl/djaa2k. See more ideas about african masks, african, artifacts
  2. This elaborate array of figures (all formerly painted with bright colors) shows the carver's powers of composition and mastery over the massive bulk of wood. Gift of Bob Bronson, 1978.40.14 5. AKUA'BA. FEMALE STATUETTE. Asante, Ghana Wood The akua'ba figure is supposed to induce pregnancy and ensure safe delivery of a beautiful, healthy infant.
  3. There is a wooden African sculpture currently on display (2011) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, for instance, comprising a horse and a rider. But in comparison with the rider, the horse is so small that some people might think it was meant as a caricature, except the artist had no such intention
  4. Decorated Dan Mask 10 - Ivory Coast - African Art. $175.00. $15.00 shipping. or Best Offer. Antique Hand Carved Woodwn Mask With Basket Hair Native ? African? $89.00. $15.00 shipping. or Best Offer
  5. Akua cared for the figure as she would a living baby, even giving it gifts of beads and other trinkets. She was laughed at and teased by fellow villagers, who began to call the wooden figure Akua ba, or Akua's child. Eventually though, Akua conceived a child and gave birth to a beautiful baby girl

Vintage African Hand Carved Wooden Zebra Sculpture Unique Couple Embracing. AU $69.00. or Best Offer. Vintage African Head Sculpture Hand Carved Stone. AU $120.00. AU $25.00 postage FABULOUS VINTAGE HAND CARVED AFRICAN 3 FIGURES SCULPTURE. AU $135.00. AU $15.00 postage. or Best Offer. FABULOUS ANTIQUE HAND CARVED WOODEN AFRICA VESSEL BOWL. Contemporary Wood Sculpture of Couple from Ghana Artisan. $109.99. Banjo Player. Hand Carved African Musician Sculpture in Ebony Wood. $84.99. Abstract Thinking Man. Ghanaian Hand-Carved and Painted Abstract... $67.99. Music Man

African Wood Carvings Luba Female Figure Congo African Art Miniature . Sku: 117140. Special Price $85.00 Regular Price $125.00. Sale. Luba Standing Figure Miniature Congo African Art . Sku: 118685. Special Price $92.00 Regular Price $125.00. Sale. Luba Kneeling Miniature Congo African Art. Original Ebony Wood Sculpture of African Drummer. $84.99 $80.74. Medo Meba. African Sculpture of Mother and Child Hand Carved in Wood. 5.0. (Victoria Agyepomaa) $129.99 $123.49. Colorful Sankofa. Two Wood and Recycled Glass Adinkra Sankofa Bird.. Large Antelope Mask in Blonde Jacaranda Wood. $78.00. These large hand-carved wall masks evoke the spirit of African wildlife in unique light jacaranda wood. Each antelope mask is carved from solid wood in Kenya and includes a sturdy leather hanging strap. Measures 20 tall x 14 long x 5.5 deep African Wooden Manilla / Currency 7″ - Sub-Saharan Africa $ 295.00 $ 147.50 View More; Sale! African Cobra Snake Figure 29″ on Base - Sub-Saharan Africa $ 250.00 $ 125.00 View More; Sale! One-of-a-Kind African Divination Board 22″ - Sub-Saharan Africa $ 275.00 $ 137.50 View More; Sale! Copulating Hippo Figure 18″ Long - Sub.

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African American Figurines Info We carry an extensive collection of high quality, stylish and affordable African American figurines including statuettes by such well known artists as Annie Lee, Thomas Blackshear, Harriet Rosebud, Keith Mallett and more [Carved wooden figures, made by African Americans in Georgia] Contributor Names Bell, Muriel Barrow, photographer Bell, Malcolm, 1913-2001, photographer Created / Published [1939, printed in 1991] Subject Headings. Late 19th Century African Kota-Obamba Reliquary Figure, Wood and Brass. Located in Barcelona, Barcelona. Late 19th century Kota-Obamba Reliquary Figure from Gabón, Africa. In original condition, wear consistent with age and use, preserving a beautiful patina. Central African reliq.. African sculpture is new and unfamiliar to most Americans and yet it is the product of ancient civilizations and many centuries of artistic tradition. Initially the masks and figures may seem strange or even grotesque, but when viewed in terms of their own cultures the sculptures of Africa can be seen to be sophisticated, powerful and dynamic Usually called Pygmy stools because of their small size, these may have been ceremonial rather than functional, or made for children. The figures are similar in style to the small Namji ritual dolls from Cameroon. SENUFO Stools (32), Ivory Coast. Senufo stools, carved from single blocks of wood are wonderfully simple sculptural forms

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Mahogany is also a wood of choice for furniture, masks, sculptures, and figurines. African Ebony Wood Regarded as the most luxurious and unique wood throughout Africa, ebony is named for the black hue that streaks the wood. Most ebony wood is contrasted with shades of bright gold or white alongside the identifying black colour These minkisi are wooden figures representing a human or animal such as a dog (nkisi kozo) carved under the divine authority and in consultation with an nganga or spiritual specialist who activates these figures though chants, prayers and the preparation of sacred substances which are aimed at 'curing' physical, social or spiritual ailments

African Batik Fabric in the background. African Warrior (wood carving). A wood carving of a Kenyan Warrior with an African print in the background. Balinese ancient wooden statue on street in Ubud, island Bali, Indonesia. These figures of the gods protect the house from evil. Spirits. Close up. African statue Description Kneeling female wood figure on base with proper left leg up, and proper right hand on pot, proper left hand on smaller seated figure with crossed arms. Figure is covered in white pigmentation with black hair, painted scarification, facial details, pot and base sides. Figure's eyes are inlaid with mirror glass and the face has open mouth showing teeth Bakongo/Kongo. Nail fetish figures - Boma, Congo 1902. Nkondi or Nkonde nail fetish. (The plural form is minkondi and minkisi) Fetishes were protective figures used by individuals, families, or whole communities to destroy or weaken. evil spirits, prevent or cure illnesses, repel bad deeds, solemnize contracts or oath-taking, and decide Alternate view, Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun), 19th-mid-20th century, Guinea or Mali or Burkina Faso or Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa, Komo or Koma Power Association, Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, cotton, sacrificial materials, 35.2 x 22.1 x 85.6 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)The threatening-looking Kòmò Helmet Mask is worn by the Bamana people of Guinea, Mali, Burkina.

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The condition is good with the normal signs of aging and wear African art is masks and statues or sculpture not arts be it Africa in mask. Tribal sculptures to statue, bronze carvings. Museum collection of statues. Why craft, tribes, tribe rather figures, but ritual objects. Gallery of wood and wooden dolls, ethnic groups and people Buy this African Wooden Couple Figurines Set with Blue Beads ideal for your home & office decor here. Shop now & enjoy swift delivery. Telephone: +234 (0) 90 1804 442 Most African sculpture was historically in wood and other organic materials that have not survived from earlier than at most a few centuries ago; older pottery figures are found from a number of areas.Masks are important elements in the art of many peoples, along with human figures, often highly stylized. There is a vast variety of styles, often varying within the same context of origin.

Central African Style Wooden Figure. Art Ethnographic Arts Decorative Art Sculptures and Carvings. Item Details. Central African style Figure, late 20th century Wood. Condition - scuffs and scratches throughout; cracking to wood; soiling. Dimensions. 7.25 W x 26.25 H x 6.5 D. Item # ITMG875167 Most masks are made of wood, but some may be made of copper or bronze, pottery, fabric or even stone. In addition, a masks surface may be embellished with shells, feathers or horns. Carved Figures. Many African cultures have a history of producing carved figures or sculptures. In some cultures, they are used in religious rituals Bamana notions of ideal beauty and character are evoked in this figure of a mother and child. The figure is part of a corpus of large, relatively naturalistic sculptures whose rounded volumes and variety of gestures depart from the angular forms and stiff postures characteristic of many other types of Bamana sculpture Hand Carved Wooden Animal Toys. Are you ready to be amazed by our huge selection of colorful wooden animals? In this case, welcome to our award-winning section highlighting some of the finest handcrafted wooden animal figurines for your children. Choose from an array of toys made from 100% safe organic materials Standing Male Ibibio Figure with Hands Up and Hat, Sublime Face, Nigeria, Africa. Early Hardwood Pende Dance Mask Early 20th Century DR Congo African Tribal Art. Located in Point Richmond, CA. Finely carved hardwood mask from the Pende people of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Expressive, with finely carved open mouth and filed sharpened teeth

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6 reviews of Motherland African Art Located in the French Market with a inside shop that carries into the outside corners of the shop. They sell soaps, hats, music, jewelry, art, clothing, purses, oils, instruments in regards to African/West Indian culture. Some days they will bargain with you and others days they may not. So do not go there expecting to talk a price down and it happens A group of African carved wood, stone and bronze fertility figures and other articles (14 pieces) height of tallest 1... on Nov 11, 202 In Viyé Diba's work, the piece of painted yellow wood, projecting between the seams of the woven canvas, and the abstract forms that suggest fleeing figures at the top evoke the possibility of liberation—from the literal plane of the canvas, from the strictures of painting and sculpture, or, perhaps, from the history of the city of Dakar. 21 Marvelous African Inspired Interior Design Ideas. This is a trend that is already many years very popular. Vivid colors combined with earth tones are the basis of this style. Details such as animal prints further emphasize the splendor of the black continent. Virtual masks and wooden figures giving to the space mystical note

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African art - African art - Southern Africa: The Makonde, living on either side of the Tanzania-Mozambique border, are the most prolific wood-carvers in the area. Masks are more numerous than figures and may be face masks, worn only over the face, or helmet masks, worn over the entire head. Makonde carvers have also developed a new style of spirit-figure carving in ebony (not a wood that is. Key Points. Most traditional African cultures include beliefs about the spirit world, which is widely represented through both traditional and modern art such as masks, statues, and sculptures. Wooden masks are often used to depict deities or ancestors; in many traditions, they are believed to channel spirits when worn by ceremonial dancers Byers' Choice famous Christmas Caroler figurines! We offer the highest quality, handmade figurines for Christmas or any other occasion

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An example is the wooden figure used by the Pare people of northern Tanzania. Clay sculptures from Southern Africa can be traced as far back as 600 AD. These clay figures have a combination of human and animal characteristics. Another form of African sculpture found in the region were the images carved into rocks This delicate and amazing piece of art will bring an African charm to your home and is sure to be an interesting conversation piece. Click to enlarge images. 12 Hand Carved Wooden Giraffe. 12 Tall with 3 base. wt 1 0 oz. Item # SGIR200. $21.50. 12 Necking Giraffes. 12 Tall with 4 base African American Figurines. As one of the industry's experts in black art, we also carry a wide assortment of stuninng black figurines. Whether you're looking for something whimsical, sassy, or faith-inspiring, you'll have no problem finding a high quality, stylish and affordable African American Figurine to complete your collection

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Moreover, the vast range of subjects in African sculptures make it more fun-filled. Diversified Subjects to Satisfy Everyone's Need. The subjects featured in various forms of traditional and artistic African sculptures varies from human figures to animals and birds to such figures that are a bit hard to understand 15% off on orders greater than $1000 (use discount code 15PERCENTOFF at checkout) Click on the photos for more details and larger images. $790.00. Bassa Fertility Figure. $550.00. Akye Ceremonial Male Figure. $390.00. Bambara Dyonyeni Figure. $280.00 African Carved Wooden Figures, Used Ornaments & Figurines For Sale in Kilmacthomas, Waterford, Ireland for 100.00 euros on Adverts.ie

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African art history shows the earliest wooden sculptures from the 17th C are attributed to the Kuba, central Zaire but the earliest surviving sub-Saharan sculpture is a zoomorphic head found in 1928 in Central Angola. It is dated to the 8th-9th C and survived being buried under the water table African Statuettes, Pottery And Masks. Wooden statuettes and masks are a sacred object in the life of African tribes, and of course, there's no African interior without them. Get a variety of figurines with the wrong proportions, with deliberately elongated legs or hands, masks with feathers and various African pottery to decorate your home Wooden statuettes and masks are a sacred object in the life of African tribes, and of course, there's no African interior without them. Statues of tribal leaders in full regalia, animal figures or warriors can be placed on shelves or tabletops as well as dramatic paintings or photographs on the walls, surrounded by tribal masks and weapons Since the pioneering sale of Helena Rubinstein's collection in 1966 in New York, Sotheby's African and Oceanic Art department has established itself as the true leader in the category, offering the highest quality and rarest examples of African and Oceanic art and repeatedly setting world records, including highest price ever paid for an African sculpture Unusual Things - 826 Custer Avenue, Evanston, IL 847-866-7080 Helping Bring Africa To You Is Our Passion