African Artifacts

Baule figure – Ivory Coast

18 1/4″ x 7″ x 7″ – $500


13″ x 3″ x 2 1/2″ – $350 each

Baule figures from Ivory Coast represent a person’s dream world spouse. Problems faced in the daytime world would be discussed &resolved with the help of these spiritual mates, usually given a special place in the hose where food & offerings would be given. (13″x3″x2 1/2″ – $350 each). Rare Ewe kente cloth from Ghana ($400).

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(L) Large old Bambara heddle from Mali (12 1/2″ x 4 1/4″ x 3 1/2″ – $250). Two Baule heddle pulleys from Ivory Coast (middle 5 1/2″ x 3″ x 1 1/2″- $150). (R 8″ x 3 1/2″ x 2″ – $190). Block resist dyed indigo Dogon cotton from Mali ($150).

10 1/2″ x 3″ x 2″ – $200 each

Rare old Attie figures from Ivory Coast. Block resist dyed indigo Dogon weaving from Mali ($150).


Baule Figure – Ivory Coast

18 1/2″ x 6″ x 6 1/2″ – $800

SOLD!


Ethiopian Headrests


(L)12″ x 2″ x 2″ – $90 (R)13 1/4″ x 2 1/2″ x 2 1/2″ – $290

(L) Moba Ancestor Statue (R) Baule Dreamworld Spouse, Ivory Coast

12″ x 3″ x 3 1/2″ – $700

Rare Anyi Dreamworld Spouse


Group of four Baule Colons , Ivory Coast

11 1/2″ – 14″ tall – $175 each

Baule Dream World Spouses, Ivory Coast

(L) 17″ x 5 1/2″ x 6″; (R) 16″ x 5 1/2″ x 6″ – $900/pair
side view

Mami Wata – Bozo Puppet, Mali

36″ x 7″ x 6″ – $500

After long hours of working to finish harvesting fields, villagers come together to celebrate. Puppets are brought out, and competitions are held to find the best performers. Tribal history, customs, and morals are taught through the puppets.


Horse Head Puppet, Mali

14 1/2″ x 15″ x 7″ – $625

Fighter atop Antelope Puppet Head, Mali

33″ x 19″ x 32″ – $400

Found the missing ear!


Bozo Puppet from Mali

26″ x 6″ x 5″ – $195

Antique Bronze Mask, Benin

11″ x 7″ x 4″ – $700

(top) 14 1/2″ d. – $160; (bottom) 17″ x 8″ – $180

(top) Masai collar worn by married women. The colors & patterns represent clan affiliations, Kenya. (bottom) Kirdi cache sexe, N. Cameroon