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Ibibio Face Mask

Ibibio Face Mask

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1146
Sold for:
$308$250

Ibibio Face Mask, oval form, red-painted face, black raised coiffure, grooved and painted scarification on the cheeks and forehead, pierced around the edge for attachments, ht. 7 3/4 in. (19.6 More ...

Vili Power Object, Nkisi

Vili Power Object, Nkisi

Auction:
3270T
Auction:
Sale #3270T - Jul 10, 2019
Lot:
1154
Sold for:
$369$300

Vili Power Object, Nkisi, the skull inset in an ornate case composed of woven and interlocking rattan, with a mudpack over the surface around the skull, lg. 7 in. More ...

Table-top Craps Game

Table-top Craps Game

Auction:
3258T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 29, 2019
Lot:
1122
Sold for:
$148$120

Table-top Craps Game, mid-20th century, the blue-painted and red-outlined betting area under glass, centering a reserve where two dice sit on a ridged surface which moves to roll the dice when the More ...

Group of 19th and 20th Century Postcards Mostly Depicting African Americans.     Estimate $150-250

Group of 19th and 20th Century Postcards Mostly Depicting African Americans. Estimate $150-250

Auction:
3237T
Auction:
Discovery - Apr 18, 2019
Lot:
1196
Sold for:
$148$120

Group of 19th and 20th Century Postcards Mostly Depicting African Americans. More ...

Carved and Painted Wood Shield-form Carnival Sign with a Mask of a Clown

Carved and Painted Wood Shield-form Carnival Sign with a Mask of a Clown

Auction:
3220M
Auction:
Discovery - Mar 14, 2019
Lot:
216
Sold for:
$246$200

Carved and Painted Wood Shield-form Carnival Sign with a Mask of a Clown, ht. 29, wd. 21 in. More ...

African Ngbaka Mask

African Ngbaka Mask

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1484
Sold for:
$185$150

African Ngbaka Mask, hollowed-out form with pierced open mouth and metal teeth, long elongated nose and pierced eyes, kaolin and black pigments, ht. 10 1/4 in. More ...

South African Woven Lidded Basket

South African Woven Lidded Basket

Auction:
3190T
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 12, 2018
Lot:
1490
Sold for:
$197$160

South African Woven Lidded Basket, Zulu, early 20th century, woven rattan with dark patina, ht. 22 in. More ...

Kuba Cloth

Kuba Cloth

Auction:
3185B
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Dec 01, 2018
Lot:
128
Sold for:
$123$100

Kuba Cloth, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century, raffia appliqué, natural dyes, 147 x 31 in. More ...

Two African Metal Bracelets

Two African Metal Bracelets

Auction:
3183T
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 28, 2018
Lot:
1033
Sold for:
$62$50

Two African Metal Bracelets, one with pin closure, one comprised of seven metal bangles joined with fibers, wd. 3 1/4, 1 1/2 in., respectively. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. More ...

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Auction:
3176B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 18, 2018
Lot:
22
Unsold
 

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Matthew Thorne as owner of sixty-six shares in the More ...

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust

Auction:
3167B
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Nov 03, 2018
Lot:
45
Sold for:
$738$600

Carved and Painted Walking Stick with an African American Bust, 19th century, the finely carved knop of burl painted in black, white, and red, affixed to a heavy spiral-carved shaft, lg. 38 1/2 More ...

Set of Eighteen Lynn Chase "African Portraits" Porcelain Plates

Set of Eighteen Lynn Chase "African Portraits" Porcelain Plates

Auction:
3154T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
1137
Sold for:
$123$100

Set of Eighteen Lynn Chase "African Portraits" Porcelain Plates, dia. 9 1/4 in. More ...

Hermes "Etriers" Silk Scarf and Framed Gucci Silk Scarf

Hermes "Etriers" Silk Scarf and Framed Gucci Silk Scarf

Auction:
3157T
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 17, 2018
Lot:
2661
Sold for:
$209$170

Hermes "Etriers" Silk Scarf and Framed Gucci Silk Scarf, (imperfections). More ...

Six West African Manillas

Six West African Manillas

Auction:
3132T
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2018
Lot:
1158
Sold for:
$123$100

Six West African Manillas, Abi, 19th century, or earlier, brass, used as currency, wd. 2 1/4 each. More ...

Carved and Painted Bird on a Swing

Carved and Painted Bird on a Swing

Auction:
3121M
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 12, 2018
Lot:
422
Sold for:
$800$650

Carved and Painted Bird on a Swing, late 19th/early 20th century, the yellow and white bird with black crest perched on a white-painted swing, with custom stand, ht. 6 in. The Arthur & Sybil Kern More ...

Woven Cotton Runner

Woven Cotton Runner

Auction:
3120T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 06, 2018
Lot:
1517
Sold for:
$308$250

Woven Cotton Runner, 19th century, striped pattern in blues, red, black, green, and light browns, approx. 3 ft. x 8 ft. More ...

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)      The Problem We All Live With

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) The Problem We All Live With

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1291
Sold for:
$738$600

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) The Problem We All Live With. Signed "Norman Rockwell" in pencil l.r., numbered "A.P. IX/XXXV" in pencil l.l. Color collotype on paper, image size 23 1/2 x More ...

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978)      Two Artist-proof Color Prints: Letter Sweater

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) Two Artist-proof Color Prints: Letter Sweater

Auction:
3114T
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2018
Lot:
1299
Sold for:
$369$300

Norman Rockwell (American, 1894-1978) Two Artist-proof Color Prints: Letter Sweater and Gaiety Dance Team. Both signed "Norman Rockwell" l.r., numbered "A.P. XI/XXXV" and "A.P. XVII/XXXV," More ...

South African Woven Lidded Basket

South African Woven Lidded Basket

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1206
Unsold
 

South African Woven Lidded Basket, Zulu, early 20th century, woven rattan with dark patina, ht. 22 in. More ...

South African Snuff Container

South African Snuff Container

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1207
Sold for:
$123$100

South African Snuff Container, Zulu, c. 1900, wood with inlaid brass rings, dark patina, ht. 4 1/4 in. More ...

South African Coiled Basketry Lidded Storage Jar

South African Coiled Basketry Lidded Storage Jar

Auction:
3113T
Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - Jul 02, 2018
Lot:
1277
Sold for:
$677$550

South African Coiled Basketry Lidded Storage Jar, Zulu, first quarter 20th century, with geometric diamond pattern, ht. 11 in. More ...

Judy Kensley McKie Studio Furniture Antelope Sofa

Judy Kensley McKie Studio Furniture Antelope Sofa

Auction:
3112B
Auction:
20th Century Design - Jun 21, 2018
Lot:
170
Sold for:
$33,210$27,000

Judy Kensley McKie Studio Furniture Antelope Sofa Massachusetts, 1978 Low back with figural antelope integrated into the frame and legs with horns extending to the rear to form the arms, green More ...

Two African Metal Bracelets

Two African Metal Bracelets

Auction:
3104T
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
3094
Unsold
 

Two African Metal Bracelets, one with pin closure, one comprised of seven metal bangles joined with fibers, wd. 3 1/4, 1 1/2 in., respectively. Provenance: Arnold Crane collection, Chicago. More ...

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892.

Auction:
3103T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2018
Lot:
1030
Unsold
 

Harlem Associated Heirs Title Company Certificate, 1892. Engraved certificate printed in brown and black with inset map, fulfilled by hand, naming Matthew Thorne as owner of sixty-six shares in the More ...

Senufo-style Carved Wood Face Mask

Senufo-style Carved Wood Face Mask

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1501
Sold for:
$98$80

Senufo-style Carved Wood Face Mask, with broad collar and horns, ht. 17 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Makonde-style Carved Wood Rhythm Drum

Makonde-style Carved Wood Rhythm Drum

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1518
Sold for:
$277$225

Makonde-style Carved Wood Rhythm Drum, ht. 52 1/2 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Makonde-style Carved Wood Mask

Makonde-style Carved Wood Mask

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1537
Sold for:
$277$225

Makonde-style Carved Wood Mask, Tanzania, ht. 14 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Three African Tobacco Pipes

Three African Tobacco Pipes

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1606
Sold for:
$135$110

Three African Tobacco Pipes, one bronze Bangua-style, one bronze Senufo-style, and a Congo-style wood pipe, ht. to 17 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Tanzanian Makonde Carved Wood Neck Rest

Tanzanian Makonde Carved Wood Neck Rest

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1628
Sold for:
$49$40

Tanzanian Makonde Carved Wood Neck Rest, with two heads and glass bead eyes, wd. 12 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...

Dogon-style Bronze Horse and Rider, a Dogon-style Bronze Equestrian, and a West African Bronze Monkey

Dogon-style Bronze Horse and Rider, a Dogon-style Bronze Equestrian, and a West African Bronze Monkey

Auction:
3101T
Auction:
Discovery - May 17, 2018
Lot:
1671
Sold for:
$62$50

Dogon-style Bronze Horse and Rider, a Dogon-style Bronze Equestrian, and a West African Bronze Monkey, ht. 9, 2 1/16, and 1 in. The property of Gordon B. Lankton More ...