Tribal Art

Timor Ancestor Statue: Old Timorese hard wood statue commemorating a departed loved one. These were kept in the “attic” of a home ... read more
price:  $250.USD
The animal increase rite is an ancient indigenous ritual that has been practiced on the high altiplano of the Bolivian Andes for ... read more
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Detail of one of two indigenous Bolivian dance decorations. Both of these pieces were worn over the shoulder in various ceremonial dances ... read more
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Three slingshots, Maya, North and South Highlands, Guatemala, Early to mid-20th century, 5.5" (14 cm), 7" (17.8 cm) and 6.5" (16.5 cm) ... read more
price:  On request
Woman's hat, Isicholo, Zulu people, South Africa. Cotton, wire, 11" (28 cm) in diameter by 3" (7.6 cm) high, Mid 20th century. The ... read more
price:  On request
Wakan" headdress cod. 0571. Woven cane and traditional pigments. Abelam people. png. Very good condition with strong remaining of pigments and aged ... read more
price:  P.O.R.
Group of Nine Ceramic Votive Plates from the vicinity of Araquipa, Southern Andes, Peru. Ceramic, natural pigment, Circa 14th century. 2.75" (7 ... read more
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Native American cottonwood drum with original beater. 19th Century, Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. An old, well made example with ceremonial paint ... read more
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Baoulé, The baoule masks are known in African art for the smoothness of their features, protruding mouth, half closed eyes. The mask ... read more
Dan mask, Gunye ge, Ivory Coast, high 23 Cm. wide 14 Cm. Provenance, ex collection Heinrich Goertz, autor of several books. Signens ... read more
Lisu Lacquer Box: Superb antique lacquered bamboo woven box from the Lisu ethnic minority, Northern Thailand. This piece is in excellent condtion, ... read more
price:  $200.USD
Bronze Age Burmese Battle Axe Head; approx 3000 years old; acquired in Rangoon last century; 3 3/4"h x
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Antique Native American basketry hat, Modoc or Klamath People, ne California or se Oregon, 19thC, hand woven brown tule with a grey ... read more
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Ibeji, Yoruba sacred twins. Nigeria. Two wooden statues, each 25 cm ca high. Datable 2nd to 3rd q 20th century. Male & ... read more
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Pre-Columbian Cocle Culture (Panama, circa 600-800 ad) pedestal plate or frutero. 10 1/4" high. 9 1/2" across. Please ask ... read more
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Old African wooden bowl, hand carved, Tuareg People, Sahara, ( Berber, Twareg ), used to collect milk, make dough, and other domestic ... read more
price:  $120.00US
Lanna Thai Pangolin Amulet: One of a kind quirky Thai pangolin amulet carved from bone with Khon script signifying this has some ... read more
price:  $100.USD
a pair of Eskimo sunglasses, made of whale bone....circa 1930s. 5.5" long It comes with vintage postcard that came from the same ... read more
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Bone doll, Fali tribe, Cameroon or Chad. Bone, beads, 9.5" (24 cm) high, Early to mid 20th century
price:  SOLD
Beaded lime containers, Timor Island, Indonesia, Seed beads, cork, string 2.75 " (14.6 cm) and 3" (19.6 cm) high. Early to mid 20th century. Sold separately
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In the Congo, masterfully worked metal objects, with their roots in the functional were used as a currency of the realm. This ... read more
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Phallus amulets, Burkina Faso. Iron, wood, bronze 6" (15.2 cm), 9" (23 cm) and 7.25" (18.4 cm) high. Mid 20th century These are either amulets of fertility ... read more
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Ring of double hooks, possibly West Africa. Hand forged iron, 8" (20.2 cm) high, Early to mid 20th century. This might be an unusual type of currency ... read more
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Yellow melon beads, China or Venice. Wound glass, Late 19th century, 26" (66 cm) long as strung, 29 beads. These beads are found in Irian Jaya and ... read more
price:  SOLD
Gong currency, Yoruba people, Nigeria. Hand forged iron, 11" (28 cm) high and 6.75" (17 cm) wide, Early to mid 20th century, Very graceful anthropomorphic gong currency ... read more
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Stone carved Dan/Ivory Coast-Liberia mask. Second half 20t c. Cm 20x12x6,5. Weight 1kg/2pounds ca. Great carving quality. Seems a "runners ... read more
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Fly whisk, Alor Island, Indonesia. Thorn root, horse hair, copper wire, Late 19th to early 20th century, 32" long. Ex. estate collection of Joseph g. Gerena, nyc
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Khmu ensemble of bamboo boxes: Collection of 7 small bamboo containers from the Khmu (Khamu) ethnic minority in Northern Laos. These people are ... read more
price:  $170.USD
Dayak Mask: Good Kayan Orang Ulu gawai rice festival ceremonial mask, circa 40 years old, from Sarawak. i bought this piece in ... read more
price:  $150.USD
Sumbawa, Indonesia Ceremonial Copper Wire Hat, hand plaited fine copper wire woven hat used in ritual ceremonies. 12"H
price:  POR
Emedot Headdress, Karamojong tribe, Uganda/Kenya. Feathers, felted human hair, clay, wire, aluminum rings, 20th century. 8.5" (21.6 cm) high by 7.5" (19 cm) wide by 6.5" ... read more
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Exceedingly rare and well executed Andean ritual objects known as canopas or illas. Probably 18th / 19th Century. Pure ... read more
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Papua New Guinea Cult house engraved wooden panel. Cm 145/56 in ca. Field collected mid 20th century by a Dutch collector in ... read more
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Mandau handle, Kenyah/Kayan people, Borneo, Indonesia. Horn, rattan, wood. Late 19th to early 20th century. 5" (12.7 cm) long
price:  On request
Iban Pottery Mold: Rare and unusual Iban pottery pattern paddle carved from durable Iron Wood, circa 19th century. The pattern on this ... read more
price:  $150.USD
Akha Hilltribe Woman's Hat, either from Thailand or Burma. Woven Bamboo, rattan, seeds, metal beads, glass beads, shells, cotton. 18 inches ... read more
price:  $350
Vintage African mask, Dan People, Liberia, hand carved wood and pigment, wear, dings and chips, especially to raised areas and the rim, ... read more
price:  $120.00US
Cree tobacco pouch 19th cent. good condition from an English collection.
India~ Digaro Mishmi Sword: Rare Mishmi parang or da from the Digaro subgroup Arunachal Pradesh, India. This piece is contemporary and was acquired ... read more
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Timor Carved Buffalo Horn Spoon Classic fine and rare intricately carved heirloom buffalo horn spoon from Timor, Lesser Sunda Islands. This piece dates ... read more
price:  $320.USD
Pre-Columbian Colima reclinatorio vessel, terracotta, Western Mexico, 300ad-300bc, 8" high and 10" tail to spout. In beautiful condition. An abstracted ... read more
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This is a Naga shield by the Konyak subtribe. It's a war dance shiedl. Cm 40x80 cm ca. Datable to the first ... read more
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Necklace, West Sepik, Papua New Guinea. Dog teeth, trade beads, cotton string. 16" (40.5cm) long. Early 20th century
price:  SOLD
Kina Shell Pectoral, Western Highlands, Papua New Guinea. Pearl shell, natural fibers, cowrie shells, natural pigment. 9” high by 8.5” wide, strap is 19.5" long. Early ... read more
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Headdress, Abelam, Papua New Guinea Woven cane, natural pigments 17" (43 cm) high by 17" (43 cm) wide 1930s to 1940s #9526
price:  SOLD
Tapa Cloth Fragment, Western Samoa. 39" (99 cm) high by 54" (137 cm) wide Early 20th century #7368 This portion of a larger tapa cloth was collected ... read more
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Copper currency anklet, Mbole, Southeastern d.r. Congo. Late 19th to early 20th century.Sold separately. #9703 24" (61 cm) in circumference by 4" (10 cm) ... read more
price:  SOLD
India, Himalayas: Fine and rare old rattan “tali” basket with a contracted mouth from the Idu Mishmi ethnic group of Arunachal Pradesh, ... read more
price:  $350.USD
South East Asia: Magnificent all rattan hand woven Rawang “san phi” basket, from the remote Putao area, Northern Burma near the Tibetan ... read more
price:  $400.USD
Two African Ashanti Akuaba fertility Dolls.
Small selection of Pre-Columbian artifacts dated to between 200 a.d. and 1,500 a.d. inquire for descriptions. More available.
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Old Moroccan Touareg leather bag
price:  £100 + shipping
Taoist shaman’s mask from the Yao (Mien) ethnic group from Vietnam. Circa 60 to 90 years of age. Jess Pourett suggests, in ... read more
price:  Sold
Southeast Asia: Fine and rare large conch shell pendant from Central Thailand Bronze Age, Ban Chiang or Lopburi cultures circa 300-500 ce. ... read more
price:  $600.USD
Stargazer shaman lime container, Huari, Peru. Wood, 1.75" (4.5 cm) high. A.D. 700-1000. This lime container depicts a 'stargazer' shaman holding the tools of his trade. Lime ... read more
price:  SOLD
Yua currency shell ring, Maprik area, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. Tridacna shell. 6.5" (16.5 cm) diameter. Late 19th to early 20th century. From the giant ... read more
price:  SOLD
Chief's hat, Pende tribe, d.r. Congo. Fiber, mud, coins, beads, string. 6.5" (16.5 cm) diameter. Early 20th century. These 'seeds' are made of small bundles of fiber ... read more
price:  SOLD
Processional priest's hats, Chimu culture, Peru. Silver. 900-1100 a.d. #9869 11.25" (29.2 cm). #9870 11" (28 cm) high. Ex Fifi White, Berkeley, California. These silver ... read more
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Tuareg wooden calabash or bowls. Collected in West Africa along the border between Mali and Mauritania. Size is cm 24h and 44 ... read more
price:  left one is sold
Bailer shell pectoral, Mendi people, Papua New Guinea. Melo amphora shell, sennit. 8.5" (21.6 cm) high. Late 19th/early 20th century Ex Douglas Dawson Gallery
price:  SOLD
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