• Akan ITEM #: 4098 ETHNICITY: Akan ORIGIN: Ghana AKAN COMMEMORATIVE HEAD: A memorial portrait celebrating the legacy of an Akan leader from the vibrant regions of southern Ghana or southeastern Côte d'Ivoire.
  • Baga ITEM #: 55007 ETHNICITY: Baga ORIGIN: Guinea BAGA D'MBA FIGURE: Baga figures, whether male or female, symbolize deities that held both positive and negative influences on the community's life.
  • Kongo ITEM #: 2619 ETHNICITY: BaKongo ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo BAKONGO NKISI FIGURE BaKongo Nkisi serve many purposes, some are used in divination, many are used for healing, while others insure success in hunting, trade or sex.
  • Kongo ITEM #: 2713 ETHNICITY: BaKongo ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo BAKONGO NKISI FIGURE A Fine Kongo Mayombe Maternity Icon (Pfemba)
  • Bambara ITEM #: 4507 ETHNICITY: Bamana, Beledougou Region ORIGIN: Mali BELEDOUGOU REGION BAMANA CHIWARA: The Beledougou Chi Wara, (Bamako and parts of northwestern Mali), is a "horizontal" headdress used in agricultural ceremonies.
  • Bambara ITEM #: 55040 ETHNICITY: Bamana ORIGIN: Mali SEGOU-KOUTIALA REGION BAMANA CHIWARA: This sculpture, steeped in the Chi Wara masquerades’ legacy and still celebrated today in Bamana rural traditions, boasts a lineage from the ‘Master of Antelopes’.
  • ITEM #: 2677 ETHNICITY: Bamana / Bambara ORIGIN: Mali BENIN WARRIOR FIGURE: Bamana Jo Nyeleni Figure.

  • Bambara ITEM #: 55035 ETHNICITY: Bamana ORIGIN: Mali BAMANA JONYELENI FIGURE: The Beledougou Chi Wara, (Bamako and parts of northwestern Mali), is a "horizontal" headdress used in agricultural ceremonies.
  • Bambara ITEM #: 55003 ETHNICITY: Bamana ORIGIN: Mali BAMANA MEREKUN MARIONETTE: The Bamana Merekun Marionette type of puppet was used in shows organized under the auspices of the young villagers Ségou.
  • ITEM #: 4032 ETHNICITY: Bassa ORIGIN: Cameroon, Liberia BASSA FIGURE: The Bassa people are traditionally settled farmers who grow yam, cassava, eddoes and plantain. They are a lineage-linked independent clans who live in villages, each with a chief.
     
  • Baule ITEM #: 4099 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE COLONIAL FIGURE: A wooden colonial figure in a formal suit and a jaunty pose by the Baule people of Ivory Coast
  • Baule ITEM #: 5550 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Ivory Coast BAULE SLINGSHOT HANDLE: The artistry of the Baule carvers is evident in the detail of the carving, and the passion that went into decorating everyday items like this African slingshot handle.
  • Bena Lulua ITEM #: 2680 ETHNICITY: Bena Lulua ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo BENA LULUA FIGURE: A male Bena Lulua figure with a horn-surmounted domed head, a trance-like expression, a columnar neck, arms framing his body, thick, straight legs. The neck is adorned in interlocking low relief cicatrices, with random scarifications on the expansive forehead, face, and abdomen.
  • Bena Lulua ITEM #: 5560 ETHNICITY: Bena Lulua ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo BENA LULUA FIGURE: A Bena Lulua power figure, with a dual finial extension from the head, the hairstyle a departure from characteristic Lulua statuary, standing on two lumpy feet, heavy hips and full rounded buttocks, arms carved in openwork, hands resting on a protruding abdomen.
  • ITEM #: 2716 ETHNICITY: Dogon ORIGIN: Mali DOGON DYOUGOU SEROU FIGURE: This Dogon African art figure represents Dyougou Serou and is shown hiding his face in his hands in shame for his misdeed.
     
  • ITEM #: 4035 ETHNICITY: Dogon ORIGIN: Mali DOGON NDULERI FIGURE: This Dogon Nduleri style nommo figure comes from the western side of the plateau.
     
  • Ewe ITEM #: 5547 ETHNICITY: Ewe ORIGIN: Ghana EWE VENAVI FIGURE: These Ewe Venavi dolls serve multiple purposes, including protection after the loss of a twin, as well as being cherished children's toys.
  • Ewe ITEM #: 3541 ETHNICITY: Ewe ORIGIN: Ghana EWE VENAVI FIGURE: These Venavi dolls, treasured by the women who once owned them, were often kept hidden under mattresses, wrapping fertility's potent hope in quiet slumber..
  • Fante ITEM #: 5567 ETHNICITY: Fante ORIGIN: Ghana FANTE MATERNITY FIGURE A standing Fante female maternity figure carved out of light wood in quintessential Akan/Ashanti/Fante doll style and painted on light color.
  • Hemba ITEM #: 5570 ETHNICITY: Hemba ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo HEMBA SIGITI ANCESTOR FIGURE: Explore the essence of Hemba tradition with the Hemba Singiti Ancestor Figure – an authentic, rare treasure that encapsulates the spiritual connection and artistic finesse of African heritage.

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