• African Fair Trade Beaded Turtle - Wireworx Glass & Beaded Animal Figure Africa

    Or if you are wanting advice on an Antique you have or are thinking about buying we are happy to appraise it for you. See ruler / bottle / hand for size. Made in Africa Late 20thC.
    AU $1.00
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    AU $11.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 20:58 AEDST5d 16h
  • Landa Mask Toma tribe, Guinea

    Powerful leaders of this secret society have badges of office and certain symbols reserved to them to influence initiates. Large masks were worn horizontally on the head and held by the projecting horns.
    AU $40.00
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    Ending Today at 11:35 AEDST7h 21mLocal pickup
  • Unique Vintage Igala Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used in initiation rituals. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.11
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 19:48 AEDST15h 34mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Kwele Gorilla Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This is a fabulous one of a kind Gorilla Mask from the Kwele Tribe of Gabon. Many Kwele masks have animal features such as horns, tusks or wings. They represent bush spirits, ancestral souls which have gone far away from human society and live in the bodies of wild things.
    AU $132.08
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    Ending Today at 20:03 AEDST15h 49mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Luba Mask, Congo, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask represents the source of all fertility. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of wood, with groove decoration. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.04
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    Ending 27 Jan at 20:02 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Fine Vintage Tsogo Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask embodies the spirit of a young woman. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.10
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    Ending Today at 19:51 AEDST15h 37mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Ligbi Mask, Ivory Coast, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask embodies the ideal of female beauty. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.34
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 19:59 AEDST15h 46mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Fine Vintage Ijo Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used in fertility ceremonies. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.12
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Thursday at 9:26 AEDST2d 5hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Fine Vintage Eket Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.08
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:06 AEDST15h 53mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • STUNNING PAIR ANTIQUE EBONY & BONE HAND CARVED ELEPHANT SCULPTURES

    Beautiful hand carved African elephant sculptures, both made from a dense rosewood. The toenails of the elephant are made of a 'bone'. Antique Hardware & Fittings. Everything unique and eclectic. We're human, and respond well to respect.
    AU $50.00
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  • Wood Mask Wall Hanging African Kenyan Maasai Teak 50s Vintage Set 2 26 x 15 cm

    You are viewing a matching set of 2 hand carved wooden African Tribal Art Masks of Kenyan Maasai Warriors. These wooden masks were carved in the 1960's - 1970's, and were brought as tourist pieces and have sat on a wall ever since.
    AU $133.99
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    Era: 1970s
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    Material: Wood
  • Vintage Salampasu Mask, Congo, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used in initiation rites of male secret societies. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks.
    AU $49.09
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    AU $13.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 20:15 AEDST5d 16hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • African tribal 'grotesque' carvings x 2: 'Shoulder ride' & 'Canoeing'

    These do oddly have a great deal of appeal. They are beautifully carved and fascinating. Lovely dark timber is accentuated by the 'hessian/rope' accessories. Great as shelf pieces and conversation starters.
    AU $16.50
    Material: Wood
    AU $14.55 postage
  • Vintage Pende Mask, Congo, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $59.29
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    Ending 27 Jan at 19:44 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Chokwe Mask, Angola / Congo

    Fine old collectors piece. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $65.12
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:47 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Lega Lukwacongo Mask, Congo, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This is not a mask for dancing but identification for the BWAMI society. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks.
    AU $79.19
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    Ending 27 Jan at 19:46 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Stunning Vintage Vuvi Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask appears in ceremonies to repel evil spirits and keep away harmful influences. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks.
    AU $126.03
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:46 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Tsogo Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask appears in ceremonies to repel evil spirits and keep away harmful influences. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.28
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:46 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Duala Mask, Cameroon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask appears in annual rituals for blessing of the harvest and during drought, to favour water from their water god. These rituals are always close to rivers or lakes.
    AU $126.31
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    Ending 27 Jan at 19:52 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Mama Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This object depicts a buffalo. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.48
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:55 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Stunning Vintage Tikar Mask, Cameroon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used in initiation ceremonies. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.31
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 20:00 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Ibibio Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Such masks are used in initiation rituals and probably represent the spirits of the ancestors. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.20
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 20:08 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Stunning Vintage Idoma Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask appears during initiation. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.09
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 20:15 AEDST5d 16hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Stunning Rare Fine Vintage Dan Mask, Liberia, Africa

    All Dan masks are sacred; they do not represent spirits of the wilderness, they are these spirits. There are a variety of Dan face masks, each of which has a different function. They were sewn onto a piece of cloth and kept in a leather pouch and possibly worn in the small of the back.
    AU $325.24
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    AU $32.75 postage
    Ending Today at 19:59 AEDST15h 46mEra: 1940sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Ligbi Mask, Ivory Coast, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask embodies the ideal of female beauty. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $113.12
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:56 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Tsogo Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Collected in 1960’s. This type of mask appears in ceremonies to repel evil spirits and keep away harmful influences. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.51
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 19:42 AEDST15h 29mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Fang Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood, with cowries and raffia fibres. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.41
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:09 AEDST15h 55mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • VERY NICE TWO ANTIQUE ROSEWOOD & BONE HAND CARVED ELEPHANT SCULPTURES

    Beautiful hand carved African elephant sculptures, both made from a dense rosewood. The toenails of the elephant are made of a 'bone'. Antique Hardware & Fittings. Everything unique and eclectic. Let the good finds roll!
    AU $40.00
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  • Fine Vintage Bjombo Mask, Congo, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used in context of initiation. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.17
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    Ending Today at 20:28 AEDST16h 15mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Ogoni Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used in harvest celebrations. Date of origin: second half 20th. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.13
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:04 AEDST15h 51mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • old antique african tribal carving male

    In exc cond stands at 750 mm high.
    AU $150.00
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    AU $30.00 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:09 AEDST5d 14h
  • Vintage Fang Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask has protecting function. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.21
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:42 AEDST16h 29mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • African Wooden Tribal Masks

    2 x African Tribal Wooden masks in very good condition.
    AU $20.00
    0 bidsEnding Wednesday at 13:28 AEDST1d 9hLocal pickup
  • Vintage Reliquary Head, Fang Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. Height: 34 cm.
    AU $126.16
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 19:59 AEDST15h 45mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • The Nok Culture : Art in Nigeria 2500 Years Ago by Chesi (2006, Hardcover)

    Author Chesi. --BOOK JACKET.Still in Plastic Wrap. Product Identifiers. Detailed item info: STILL IN PLASTIC WRAP. Width 9.5 In. Length 12.5 In. Target Audience. Number Of Pages 160 pages.
    AU $30.00
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    AU $13.40 postage
    Ending Wednesday at 0:12 AEDST19h 59m
  • Outstanding Vintage Tribal Dan Bagle Mask, Ivory Coast, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Dan Bagle Masks were used during initiation ceremonies by male dancers. Adorned with a huge leather headpiece that represents not only a decorative function but also indicates that the spirits blessed the young initiate with wealth.
    AU $175.25
    2 bids
    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Thursday at 10:22 AEDST2d 6hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Stunning Vintage Pende Mask, Congo, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. Back construction from basketwork. Usage traces and drying cracks. Has a few beads and shells missing but does not detract from this beautiful mask. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $175.40
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    AU $42.75 postage
    Ending Today at 19:56 AEDST15h 43mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Zamble Mask, Guro, Ivory Coast, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask appears in a secret society and serves to protect from harmful influences. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks.
    AU $126.10
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:15 AEDST16h 2mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • 1950's Vintage Makonde African Tribal Witch Doctor Ebony Timber Fetish Carving

    Makonde African Ebony Witch Doctor Fetish Carving. Fabulous original piece dating around the 1940's - 1950's.
    AU $175.00
    Era: 1950s
    AU $11.95 postage
    Material: Wood
  • Stunning Vintage Fang Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. These masks are used in rituals of the ancestor cult and in the fight against witches. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks.
    AU $126.20
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:44 AEDST16h 30mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Stunning Vintage Mossi Mask, Burkina Faso, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask serves in an initiation society and represents supernatural beings. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.11
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:04 AEDST15h 51mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Fine Vintage Ogoni Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used in harvest celebrations. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.12
    0 bids
    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:06 AEDST15h 53mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Fine Vintage Tsogo Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask appears in ceremonies to repel evil spirits and keep away harmful influences. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.09
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:15 AEDST16h 1mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Fine Vintage Ibo Mask, Nigeria, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask represents the source of all fertility. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.12
    0 bids
    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:06 AEDST15h 52mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • old antique african tribal carving female

    In exc cond stands at 750 mm high.
    AU $150.00
    0 bids
    AU $30.00 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:12 AEDST5d 14h
  • Stunning Vintage Bobo Mask, Burkina Faso, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask appears in different public feasts to repel evil spirits and keep away harmful influences. Hand carved (adzed) from a single piece of colorful painted wood.
    AU $126.14
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending Today at 20:24 AEDST16h 10mEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • Vintage Tsangui Mask, Gabon, Africa

    Fine old collectors piece. This type of mask is used to entertain the spectators on festive occasions. Usage traces and drying cracks. - STANDS ARE NOT INCLUDED WITH ANY ITEM –.
    AU $126.11
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    AU $16.95 postage
    Ending 27 Jan at 19:53 AEDST5d 15hEra: 1960sMaterial: Wood
  • VINTAGE AFRICAN DRUM STANDING CARVED FIGURE SOLID HARDWOOD DRUMMING MELBOURNE

    Expertly carved from a very dense hardwood timber.
    AU $45.00
    Local pickup
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African Antiques

African antiques are some of the most fascinating specimens of human artistic ability and whose varying design trends make for excellent decor in any modern home. Masks generally predominate African collectables, but pottery and other stoneware have survived through the centuries. While not as ornate as oriental antiques, the birthplace of humanity has a lot of culture to offer and share through its many pieces of interesting art.

Glass African Antiques

African glass antiques are vibrant, colourful articles that combine simple design with ornate beading. Many come in the form of necklaces and other jewellery, mainly of Egyptian origin. As part of the cradle of civilisation, it is one of the pioneers in ornate jewellery, which is evident in their beautiful necklaces made of delicately detailed glass beads. Bracelets made of ancient reed glass are great accessories but are also good for displaying on vanities or framed in shadow boxes. Glass trade beads may look plain, but their historical value is significant because they were used as token money for goods and services. So there’s a good chance that an African merchant used those same beads to buy livestock or even valuable real estate.

Wooden African Antiques

Wooden African antiques are the most common of African ornaments but are impressive nonetheless. Vintage Zulu animal masks have intimidating countenances and seem as though they are infused with primal spirits, while mythical spirit idols in semi-gloss finishes can stand watch over your home. Wood carvings are detailed depictions of African life, beliefs and culture, so hanging one on your living room wall or office can impart personality to a bland area.

Antique African Weapons and Tools

Weapons and tools give you a glimpse of the development of human ingenuity, and antique wooden tools of Africa gets you as close to its roots as possible. An ornamental wooden axe looks good on a mantle while bows, spears and clubs are menacing decor pieces yet interesting conversation starters. Additionally, a long, ornate wooden pipe that has likely been used by a witch doctor can sit nicely on a modern desk. A contrast between the old and the new is a great way to upgrade the look of your office, so choose an antique African tool to achieve that theme you want.

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