• Bamileke ITEM #: 55055 ETHNICITY: Bamileke ORIGIN: Cameroon Grasslands BAMILEKE KUOSI SOCIETY ELEPHANT MASK: the Bamileke Elephant Mask, a venerable artifact that embodies the pinnacle of social rank and power from the Cameroon grasslands.
  • Lega ITEM #: 55032 ETHNICITY: Lega ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo LEGA SAKIMATWEMATWE FIGURE: This multiheaded figure known as Sakimatwematwe (Many-Heads), a striking part of the Jean-Pierre Hallet collection.
  • Dan ITEM #: 5609 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..
  • Yaka ITEM #: 55026 ETHNICITY: Yaka ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo YAKA NDEEMA MASK:

    Wonderful old Yaka Ndeema Mask from the Jean-Pierre Hallet Estate Collection.  Masks of this genre were used in the initiation rites of the young boys coming of age.

  • Tikar ITEM #: 3546 ETHNICITY: TIkar ORIGIN: Cameroon TIKAR STOOL: Within the Tikar community, the stool is more than just a piece of furniture. It's a symbol of power and authority, an emblem of leadership. To the untrained eye, a Tikar stool might seem like a simple seat, but each groove, pattern, and curve carry a weight of significance.
  • Yoruba ITEM #: 55037 ETHNICITY: Yoruba ORIGIN: Nigeria YORUBA SHANGO DANCE WAND: A Yoruba Shango wand like this was carried by devotees at the annual festival of Shango and on other ritual occasions. On this fine, the subject is carved as a suppliant female devotee of Shango, the Yoruba thunder deity.
  • 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.
  • Urhobo ITEM #: 2397 ETHNICITY: Urhobo ORIGIN: Nigeria URHOBO HEADDRESS: A superb Urhobo Headdress, dramatic appeal in great condition, ready for your Urhobo Art Collection.
  • 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.
  • Fang ITEM #: 40098 ETHNICITY: Fang ORIGIN: Gabon OKAK STYLE FANG RELIQUARY: This exemplary Fang Reliquary Figure, rooted in the southern soils of Mbini or the Valley of Utamb oni, manifests the masterful craftsmanship of The Okak, also known as Fang Fang.
  • Songye ITEM #: 4095 ETHNICITY: Songye ORIGIN: Democratic Republic of Congo SONGYE KIFWEBE MASK: Embrace the Songye Kifwebe female mask as a centerpiece for the culturally avid collector, or let it stand as a symbol of authority and the transformative power of tradition in your space.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Zigua ITEM #: 55023 ETHNICITY: Zigua ORIGIN: Tanzania ZIGUA INITIATION FIGURE: Capture the spirit of the Zigua people in an exclusive and timeless piece that invites you to explore the rich tapestry of African artistry.
  • Urhobo ITEM #: 4011 ETHNICITY: Urhobo ORIGIN: Nigeria URHOBO HEADDRESS: A superb Urhobo Beaked Mask, dramatic appeal with its signs of age and use, from teh estate collection of anthropologist Jean Pierre Hallet.

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