• Baule ITEM #: 55043 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.
  • 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.
  • Ogoni ITEM #: 3591 ETHNICITY: Ogoni ORIGIN: Eastern Niger Delta OGONI ELU MASK: The Ogoni Eli mask was used to narrate tales of lore with its iconic hinged jaw that rattles with motion.
  • Nyamwezi ITEM #: 55046 ETHNICITY: Nyamwezi ORIGIN: Tanzania NYAMWEZI ZITHER: This Nyamwezi zither, or 5-string harp, comes from the largest ethnic groups in north-central Tanzania.
  • Mumuye ITEM #: 2801 ETHNICITY: Mumuye ORIGIN: Nigeria MUMUYE LAGALAGANA RATTLE: This Makonde harp, or 5-string zither, comes from Tanzania.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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..
  • 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..
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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