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Hello Dear Member i'm happy to join your community and hope that you will appreciate my collection. feel free to contact me if you have a special item you...
Feb 28, 2012
Need help with vetting this figure
I have an interest in African art and someone who claims to be a dealer in African art wants to sell me this figure: ...
Feb 27, 2012
Excuse me, something went wrong. Dear group, A short while ago I bought two relatively new Cuba cups on a auction. They are 13"/ 33 cm in hight and marked...
Feb 20, 2012
bronze sculputre African or not?
I recently travelled to India and bought a bronze sculpture from a man from Tibet. Bought it because I simply fell in love with it. The seller was quite...
Feb 20, 2012
need help by identification of masks
hello, I will send some pictures of two masks. I will appreciate of somebody can help me to help to identificate these masks. I suppose they are of Nigeria....
Feb 18, 2012
I, John Ewere own a Art gallery in Nigeria and Lome, i am currently in search of art collectors, exhibitors from America and Asian interested in Contemporary...
Feb 17, 2012
Help with identification - please
Please help identifying this mask from DR Congo. http://groups.
Feb 16, 2012
A Couple More Masks from Burkina Faso
The remaining few masks I picked up for myself in Burkina Faso have finally been photographed and uploaded - nothing more than an exercise in sharing as I have...
Feb 14, 2012
Help on identification.
it most definatly is over 50 years old, ive just uploaded a brighter picture that someone has manage to sort out for me using my previous one, unsure if this...
Feb 13, 2012
Old Bambara Mask
I'm hoping that members of the group will be able to provide more information on an old Bambara Mask that we acquired from the Malkin Collection about 10 years...
Feb 12, 2012
I have this african figure, I am persuming its male figure: http://groups.
Feb 11, 2012
Recent Acquisitions - To Share
I have recently come back from a few weeks in Burkina Faso (what a great country) and of course brought back a few masks with me - some older and some new. For...
Feb 1, 2012
Collection from Congo - Help with identification
Hi, I recently acquired a mask in Congo (DRC). It was identified as a rare Kuba warrior mask and it came from a village near Mweka in Kasai-Occidental. So far...
Jan 29, 2012
Songye Ceremonial Mask - Looking for a value
Hello group, I am in the process of a donation and I need to put a value on a Songye Mask. It as been authentified by expert and it as typical résine in the...
Jan 29, 2012
Is this a Bobo mask?
I recently purchased this mask, which was once in the collection of Simon Ottenberg; he is an emeritus professor of Anthropology at the University of...
Jan 29, 2012
Has anyone seen anything like this before?
Hello all, I am writing this time to request help in identifying a piece that I collected some years ago. It came from the collection of a Lega dealer who...
Jan 27, 2012
Fante Figure? or something else?
Hi Group! Was able to purchase a few pieces the other day and wanted to ask about this figure. I beleive it is Fante , but was wanting the opinion and input of...
Jan 26, 2012
Can somebody help me to indentify this sculpture?
Hello African art lovers, Can somebody help me to indentify this sculpture? It looks very old to me, has cracks and traces of woodworm and all kind of small...
Jan 24, 2012
Fw: Invitation to Art Book Launch Jan. 26th.
An excellent new book about Nigerian Arts ! (also published in french : "Refaire l'Histoire"
;, Ed. Five Continents). ... From: Olufemi A. Akinsanya...
Jan 23, 2012
I would like to know if the smaller Lega masks/maskettes (lukwakongo)
should typically have a flat back. Is there a convention for these masks with regard to...
Jan 21, 2012
Mask bought south of Luanda in 2005
I purchased this mask in the open air art market south of Luanda in 2005: http://groups.
/pic/list I bought...
Jan 17, 2012
Have a collection of over a 1000 objects started in the 20
New user, Hello to all, I am handling a collection of about a 1000 africain objets mainly from the République démocratique du Congo - RDC (Kongo). Of this...
Jan 15, 2012
Is this an authenthic Nkisi?
Hello all, Im a new into African art. I have the opportunity to buy the following Nkisi, which I found very attractive. Could someone help me to see if it...
Jan 14, 2012
I need a bit of help, please.
A little background first! I work at a Zoo and am the assistant buyer for the gift shop. We carry an unusally large amount of African art, the smaller things...
Jan 14, 2012
Dear All I have recently been charged with the task of writing up some objects in an old collection. Attributions are sometimes questionable. I shall do my...
Jan 13, 2012
A Nok sculpture recently uncovered
I thought this may interest you all. Enjoy the read! http://io9.com/
the-mudÂ ~Brooke I...
Jan 9, 2012
Guro Zamble, Zaule, Je…..or just tourist art?
I've just come back from a trip part exploring / part collecting in Burkina Faso and there were a couple of masks acquired intrigued me so I thought others...
Jan 5, 2012
Pende pumbu mask
Hello, I am looking for a pende pumbu helmet mask. Many thanks for your help....
Jan 4, 2012
Circle-Dot motif in Lega carving.
The Circle-Dot design (symbol 26:8) used in Lega decoration can also be found in Luba, Pende and Songe pieces, as well as Ashante weights (where it seems to be...
Jan 4, 2012
Hi, I bought 12 years ago a statue in Kenya, near Mt. Kenya at a "souvenir shop". It lied in the dim background among some dusty objects in the dark. I have...
Dec 27, 2011
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