• 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.
  • 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.
  • Yoruba ITEM #: 2534 ETHNICITY: Yoruba ORIGIN: Nigeria YORUBA IBEJI FIGURE Ibeji are carved to represent a deceased child and must be cared for by the mother to appease the soul of that child.
  • Yoruba ITEM #: 20095 ETHNICITY: Yoruba ORIGIN: Nigeria YORUBA IBEJI FIGURE Ibeji are carved to represent a deceased child and must be cared for by the mother to appease the soul of that child.
  • Yoruba ITEM #: 2477 ETHNICITY: Yoruba ORIGIN: Nigeria YORUBA IBEJI FIGURE Ibeji are carved to represent a deceased child and must be cared for by the mother to appease the soul of that child.
  • Yoruba ITEM #: 2510 ETHNICITY: Yoruba ORIGIN: Nigeria YORUBA IBEJI FIGURE Ibeji are carved to represent a deceased child and must be cared for by the mother to appease the soul of that child.
  • Yoruba ITEM #: 55057 ETHNICITY: Yoruba ORIGIN: Nigeria YORUBA BEADED SASH: This beaded sash represents the profound spiritual garments worn by Ifa priestesses during sacred ceremonies.
  • ITEM #: 35003 ETHNICITY: Winiama ORIGIN: Burkina Faso WINIAMA MASK: This exquisite Winiama Mask is not just a mask, but a gateway to a rich cultural history, steeped in tradition and ceremonial honor.
  • Urhobo ITEM #: 2397 ETHNICITY: Urhobo ORIGIN: Nigeria URHOBO HEADDRESS: A superb Urhobo Headdress, dramatic appeal in great condition, ready for your Urhobo Art Collection.
  • 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.
  • Tuareg ITEM #: 55063 ETHNICITY: Tuareg ORIGIN: West Africa COPPER BRACELET - WEST AFRICA: For the Tuareg, jewelry serves multiple functions while remaining aesthetically pleasing. It acts as a form of artistic expression, carries religious and historical significance, and symbolizes wealth.
  • Toma ITEM #: 40099 ETHNICITY: Toma ORIGIN: Guinea TOMA FETILITY FIGURE: The alluring Toma Fertility Figure, revered for its mystical ties to creation and life, this hand-carved wonder was once the sacred centerpiece of fertility rites.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ITEM #: 4510 ETHNICITY: Dogon ORIGIN: Mali SEATED DOGON FEMALE FIGURE: A key figure is the seated Dogon female figure, representing the Primordial Couple, source of authority in their society supported by eight nommos.
     
  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Baule ITEM #: 55042 ETHNICITY: Baule ORIGIN: Cote D'Ivoire BAULE COLONIAL FIGURE: An early, hand-carved and hand-painted colonial, wooden colonial figure in a formal suit and a jaunty pose by the Baule people of Ivory Coast.

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