• 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’.
  • 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 #: 4021 ETHNICITY: Bamana ORIGIN: Mali BAMANA KORE MASK: Authentic Bamana Kore Mask—an emblem of enlightenment and tradition. Heralding from the highest societies of Bamana initiation, this mask symbolizes the mystic union with divine power enveloped in a cycle of reincarnation.
  • Bassa Mask

    $329.00
    Bassa ITEM #: 55030 ETHNICITY: Bassa ORIGIN: Liberia BASSA MASK: The Geh-naw makes its presence felt in moments of profound community significance—ushering young boys back into the fold after their pivotal initiation into the Poro society, marking festive holidays, and paying tribute to esteemed guests.
  • Dogon ITEM #: 55029 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE KPWAN MASK: Echoing the face of many Baule statuettes, the Baule Kpwan mask is often embellished with jewels and hair styled in a traditional pageboy coiffure.
  • Various ITEM #: 40082 ETHNICITY: Various ORIGIN: West Africa BAMILEKE KUOSI SOCIETY ELEPHANT MASK: These bracelets weren't just accessories; they were treasured forms of currency, precious dowry offerings, and symbols of power and prestige.
  • Dan ITEM #: 40086 ETHNICITY: Dan ORIGIN: Liberia DAN LU ME FIGURE: Discover the captivating world of the Dan lü me, the unique wooden portraits of the Dan people.
  • Dan ITEM #: 55047 ETHNICITY: Dan ORIGIN: Liberia DAN PRESTIGE SPOON: This Dan spoon is not merely a tool but a visual representation of honor and respect towards the woman’s culinary and organizational talents.
  • Dogon ITEM #: 2408 ETHNICITY: Dogon ORIGIN: Mali DOGON NOMMO FIGURE: At the heart of Dogon mythology lies the enigmatic figure of the Nommo—mystical beings who were both male and female, embodying the essence of the universe..
  • 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..
  • Grebo Mask

    $329.00
    Grebo ITEM #: 55025 ETHNICITY: Grebo ORIGIN: Liberia BASSA MASK: Once upon a time, these Grebo Masks played a pivotal role in warfare, acting as emblems of power and courage. Grebo leaders would don these masks to project strength and instill dread in the hearts of adversaries.
  • Hemba ITEM #: 55028 ETHNICITY: Hemba ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo HEMBA MWISI GWA SO'O MASK: This mask is a masterclass in symbolism, its striking features depicting the dual essence of the chimpanzee-human spirit.
  • Lega ITEM #: 5560 ETHNICITY: Lega ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo LEGA IDIMU MASK: A fine old Lega Idimu mask from teh Jean-Pierre Hallet Estate Collection.
  • Lega ITEM #: 40081 ETHNICITY: Lega ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo LEGA LUKWAKONGO MASK: This Lega Lukwakongo mask is part of the one of the five Bwami initiation objects subtypes, (divided up into five sub-types according to material, size, and form) the others are: kayamba, idiom, muminia and lukungu.
  • Luba ITEM #: 55024 ETHNICITY: Luba ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo LUBA KIFWEBE MASK: The very existence of the Luba Kifwebe Mask is a testament to the thriving Luba Kingdom, an empire known for its intricate governance, trade eminence, and spiritual prowess dating back to the 1500s.
  • Bena Lulua Lulua ITEM #: 5553 ETHNICITY: Lulua ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of COngo LULUA FERTILITY FIGURE: The intricate markings that grace the Lulua Maternity Figure are not merely decorative; they unveil a story woven into every curve and line.
  • Bena Lulua Lulua ITEM #: 3567 ETHNICITY: Lulua ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of COngo LULUA FERTILITY FIGURE: The intricate markings that grace the Lulua Maternity Figure are not merely decorative; they unveil a story woven into every curve and line.
  • ITEM #: 55034 ETHNICITY: Mambila ORIGIN: Nigeria, Cameroon SEATED DOGON FEMALE FIGURE: Mambila Tadep figures, more than just carved wood, they are homes for ancestral spirits. These spirits, the guardians of planting and harvest seasons, hold the key to the Mambila's abundant agricultural life.
  • Mumuye ITEM #: 2801 ETHNICITY: Mumuye ORIGIN: Nigeria MUMUYE LAGALAGANA RATTLE: This Makonde harp, or 5-string zither, comes from Tanzania.

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