A small West African Nigerian face mask, in blackened wood with pointed chin and carved side locks and cheek scarification, length 24 cm. Provenance: Christie's, Melbourne, Decorative Arts (1033) 17 - 18 September 2002, Lot 52
A carved and painted West African Panu mask, the female mask with a jutting jaw and protruding lips, painted with thick white pigment, mounted on fitted metal stand, Gabon. Provenance: Xanadu gallery, San Francisco 1980/90s, south American Private Collecto
A Lega ivory mask, this Lega mask is known as lukungu lwa tata, which literally means 'Skull of My Father'. on fitted metal stand, Democratic Republic of Congo. Provenance: Xanadu gallery, San Francisco 1980/90s, South American Private Collector, height 15
An Ashanti Chief stool, beautifully carved from hardwood, the central part of the stool with a long necked bird (a clan totem), the deeply incised designs on both sides and top of the stool, Ghana, 38 x 59 cm
A collection of sixteen African flutes, old and used flutes from various tribes. Men used such flutes in rituals to call the names of ancestors and to communicate with one another when hunting, the tones of a well-played flute mimicking the tone of speech.
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