Early 20th century coiled grass basket in excellent condition. Wonderful swirl design with diagonally exposed brush ends. measures 5.5" high x 7" wide.
An unopened edition of Masterpieces of Primitive Art / The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. Photographs by Lee Boltin, text by Douglas Newton. Published 1978, 1st edition, 263 pages, dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, frontispiece, color plates, photographs, color photographs, catalog, bibliography. Introduction by Nelson A. Rockefeller. Foreword by Andre Malraux.
Vintage tribal Punu mask with double lobed coif and pierced eyes. Mid to late 20th century in original condition. Wonderful patina, never waxed. There is a fine line crack on the left side of the face that does not go through. Wear consistent with age. Measures 10 inches high, 6 inches across and 5 inches deep. Carved from a single piece of wood.
Vintage African Tribal Teke Kiduma Congo mask, mid 20th century. Original matte dry hand painted patina. Wear consistent with age. Measures 13 inches in diameter. This mask is a discoid board mask: the wearer of the mask held it between the teeth with a braided ribbon.
Vintage authentic African tribal Songye shield mid 20th century. Original red, white and blue paint. Integral handle on the back, some minor losses, and one old age crack. Measures 14 inches high, 9 inches wide and 3.5 inches deep. Carved from a single piece of wood. Acquired from the Gotham Gallery in NYC, by tribal art dealer Tan Mamadin, PA.