Explore African Sculptures, African Furniture and more!

Explore related topics

Africa | Detail from a throne from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Wood, plant fiber and glass beads || Source; http://issuu.com/yahzoo/docs/african_art_-_maurice_delafosse

Africa | Detail from a throne from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Wood, plant fiber and glass beads || Source; http://issuu.com/yahzoo/docs/african_art_-_maurice_delafosse

Africa | Stool from the Bamileke people of the Cameroon Grassfields | Wood, with brown patina | The leopard embodies certain attributes like quickness, survivability and aggressiveness which were transfered to the king. So the leopard became the most important royal symbol, like an “alter ego” of the king.

Africa | Stool from the Bamileke people of the Cameroon Grassfields | Wood, with brown patina | The leopard embodies certain attributes like quickness, survivability and aggressiveness which were transfered to the king. So the leopard became the most important royal symbol, like an “alter ego” of the king.

Prestige Stool. Cameroon, Grassfields Region, Fumban; Bamum peoples, 19th century .

Prestige Stool. Cameroon, Grassfields Region, Fumban; Bamum peoples, 19th century .

Culture: Limba Culture: Baga Culture: Bassa Stool Supported by Four Male and Female Figures Figures  early 20th century Wood, iron, pigment

Culture: Limba Culture: Baga Culture: Bassa Stool Supported by Four Male and Female Figures Figures early 20th century Wood, iron, pigment

Oshugbo society drum (agba oshugbo), Ushi-Ekiti area, Nigeria, Yoruba peoples, Wood, hide, pigment

Oshugbo society drum (agba oshugbo), Ushi-Ekiti area, Nigeria, Yoruba peoples, Wood, hide, pigment

Hemba peoples Ancestor figure Wood H. 77.2 cm - represents a revered and respected male ancestor, the founder of the lineage.  It is of a type of figure called singiti, and includes the elaborate cross-shaped hairstyle that was described by the earliest European visitors to the region, including the Scottish missionary doctor David Livingstone. The calm serene, dignified pose reflects the serene attitude of the elders.

Hemba peoples Ancestor figure Wood H. 77.2 cm - represents a revered and respected male ancestor, the founder of the lineage. It is of a type of figure called singiti, and includes the elaborate cross-shaped hairstyle that was described by the earliest European visitors to the region, including the Scottish missionary doctor David Livingstone. The calm serene, dignified pose reflects the serene attitude of the elders.

Portraits of King Pokam and Queen Yugang, Sovereigns of Batoufam: the Royal Couple in the René and Odette Delenne Collection -  rightfully considered as amongst the most prestigious and striking images in the history of African art. Before 1920.  READ comprehensive note

Portraits of King Pokam and Queen Yugang, Sovereigns of Batoufam: the Royal Couple in the René and Odette Delenne Collection - rightfully considered as amongst the most prestigious and striking images in the history of African art. Before 1920. READ comprehensive note

Africa | Chief's stool from Cameroon | Wood and glass beads

Africa | Chief's stool from Cameroon | Wood and glass beads

benin bronze statues | 4245: Benin style bronze statue : Lot 4245

benin bronze statues | 4245: Benin style bronze statue : Lot 4245

Pinterest
Search