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Ethnographic & African Art

by Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers

Platinum House

52 lots with images

April 12, 2013

Live Auction

2097 London Road,

Suite F

Delaware , OH, 43015 USA

Phone: 740-362-4771

Email: info@garths.com

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LARGE RELIQUARY FIGURE.

Lot 1: LARGE RELIQUARY FIGURE.

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Description: LARGE RELIQUARY FIGURE. Gabon, Africa, 20th century. Bakota Mahongwe funerary figure of carved wood and copper and tin sheets. Placed in or near burials to guard spirits. Good patina. 55"h.

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CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE.

Lot 2: CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE. Cameroon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Standing Fang figure with applied brass decoration, feathers and a beaded belt. Good patina, 18.5"h.

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BRONZE PLAQUE.

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Description: BRONZE PLAQUE. Benin, Africa, 20th century. Figural plaque with three armed warriors in style of wall plaques from the Oba's palace. 20.5"w. 16.5"w.

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CARVED BOWL BEARER.

Lot 4: CARVED BOWL BEARER.

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Description: CARVED BOWL BEARER. Gabon and Zaire, Africa, 20th century, wood. Luba bowl bearer, Mboko female kneeling figure. Insect damage. 12"h.

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HELMET MASK.

Lot 5: HELMET MASK.

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Description: HELMET MASK. Gabon-Zaire, Africa, 20th century, wood. Kuba mask sometimes called a Bushoong Bwoon used in initiations. Original pigment with black stained surface and raffia attachments. 14"h.

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CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Nigeria, Africa, 20th century, soapstone. Kneeling man holding a club. 7.5"h. Ex Joe Sedlon Collection.

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BEADED FIGURE.

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Description: BEADED FIGURE. Cameroon, Africa, 20th century. Bamileke female doll figure. Wooden base covered with burlap and multicolored glass beads, 21"h.

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BEADED FIGURE.

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Description: BEADED FIGURE. Cameroon, Africa, 20th century. Bamileke male doll figure. Wooden base covered with burlap and multicolored glass beads, 20"h.

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CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE. Gabon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Seated Fang figure with scarification marks and original black and white pigment. Cloth loincloth. 21.5"h.

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CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa, 20th century, wood. Songye power figure with brass tacks and fiber belt. Some loss. 26"h.

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BRONZE FIGURINE.

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Description: BRONZE FIGURINE. Benin, Africa, 20th century. Horse and rider, 5"h.

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CARVED ANCESTOR FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED ANCESTOR FIGURE. Gabon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Tsogo figure seated on a stool. Original white pigment. Age splits. 26.5"h.

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CARVED MASK.

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Description: CARVED MASK. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa, 20th century, soft wood. A Songye, Kifwebe society mask with original black and white pigment and applied raffia. Wear, 18"h.

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CARVED DOOR LOCK.

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Description: CARVED DOOR LOCK. Mali, Africa, 20th century, wood. Dogon door lock with incised designs and stylized ancestor figure. 22"h.

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EGUNGUN HEADDRESS.

Lot 15: EGUNGUN HEADDRESS.

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Description: EGUNGUN HEADDRESS. Nigeria, Africa, early 20th century, wood. Yoruba carved ceremonial dance piece in the form of a head with braided hair. Scarification marks and traces of blue pigment. Good patina. Basketry rim. Wear. 14"h.

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CEREMONIAL MASK.

Lot 16: CEREMONIAL MASK.

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Description: CEREMONIAL MASK. Ivory Coast, Africa, 20th century, wood. Yaure mask with crescent finial. Original pigment. 12"h. Used during ceremonies for spirits of the deceased.

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CARVED CEREMONIAL FIGURE.

Lot 17: CARVED CEREMONIAL FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED CEREMONIAL FIGURE. Gabon-Zaire, Africa, 20th century, wood. Lega male statue with white pigment, 26"h. Used as a memory aid for story telling.

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CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Burkina Faso, Africa, early 20th century, wood. Lobi Bateba female figure. Good patina, some loss. 7"h.

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INUIT CARVING.

Lot 19: INUIT CARVING.

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Description: INUIT CARVING. Mid 20th century, white marble. Seated figure holding a fish. Initialed "LIM", 7.5"h.

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INUIT CARVING OF A WOMAN.

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Description: INUIT CARVING OF A WOMAN. Mid 20th century, stone. Hard green stone carving of a woman carrying a baby. Inscribed "Sabid". 8"h.

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CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Burkina Faso, Africa, early 20th century, wood. Lobi Bateba female figure. Age split, eyes possibly reworked. 7"h.

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DIVINATION BOWL.

Lot 22: DIVINATION BOWL.

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Description: DIVINATION BOWL. Gabon-Zaire, Africa, 20th century, wood. Luba-Hemba carved bowl with figural base and ox finial. Age splits. 21"h. Possibly used by the Bambudye secret society.

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CARVED FIGURE.

Lot 23: CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Zaire, Africa, early 20th century, wood. Hemba kneeling female figure with elaborate hair style. Good patina. Age split. 8.5"h.

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BRONZE PLAQUE.

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Description: BRONZE PLAQUE. Benin, Africa, 20th century. Figural plaque with three armed warriors in style of wall plaques from the Oba's palace. 22"h. 17.5"w.

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RITUAL COVERED BOWL.

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Description: RITUAL COVERED BOWL. Mali, Africa, 20th century. Carved Dogon bowl on four raised legs with a kneeling woman on the lid. Worn white pigment. 30"h.

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CARVED MATERNITY FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED MATERNITY FIGURE. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa, 20th century, wood. Luba maternity figure of mother holding her child. 14"h.

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DOG FIGURE.

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Description: DOG FIGURE. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa, late 20th century, wood. Bakongo dog fetish. Two headed dog with inset glass eyes and nails. 22"l.

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CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Ivory Coast, Africa, 20th century, wood. Standing Baule female figure with ornate hair and scarification marks. Repair. 29"h.

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CARVED ANCESTOR FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED ANCESTOR FIGURE. Zaire, Africa, 20th century, wood. Hemba standing female figure. Dark patina, 10"h.

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WOODEN STATUE.

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Description: WOODEN STATUE. Ivory Coast, Africa, 20th century, hardwood. Baule rhythm pounder in the form of a woman with scarification marks. Natural patina. 43"h.

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CARVED MASK.

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Description: CARVED MASK. Gabon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Tsogo mask with original brown and white pigment on each half of the face. 11"h.

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TWO RATTLES AND A PIPE.

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Description: TWO RATTLES AND A PIPE. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa, 20th century, wood. Luba. Two similar rattles with three gourds and carved figural handles, 10", 12"l. and a carved pipe with a female figure on the stem and a hand holding the bowl. Some loss, 12"l.

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CARVED DOLL FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED DOLL FIGURE. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa, 20th century, wood. Kneeling female Luba doll. Termite damage. 11"h.

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COW MASK.

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Description: COW MASK. Cameroon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Large Bamileke bush cow mask with original black and white pigment. Age splits. 28"h.

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RELIQUARY FIGURE.

Lot 35: RELIQUARY FIGURE.

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Description: RELIQUARY FIGURE. Gabon, Africa, 20th century. Mahongwe funerary figure of carved wood and copper and tin sheets. Placed in burials to guard spirits. Good patina. 18"h.

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CARVED FIGURE.

Lot 36: CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Gabon-Zaire, Africa, 20th century, wood. Standing Fang female figure with scarification marks, 22.5"h. not including modern base.

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LIFE SIZE BRONZE FIGURE.

Lot 37: LIFE SIZE BRONZE FIGURE.

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Description: LIFE SIZE BRONZE FIGURE. Cameroon, Africa, 20th century. Impressive Bamum Tikar ancestor figure in the form of a hunter with spear. 74"h.

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MASK.

Lot 38: MASK.

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Description: MASK. Ivory Coast, Africa, 20th century. Carved wooden Dan mask surrounded by straw, padded cloth and cowrie shells. 12"h.

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CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE.

Lot 39: CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE. Gabon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Seated Fang female figure with elaborate hairstyle, 11"h.

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CARVED WARRIOR FIGURE.

Lot 40: CARVED WARRIOR FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED WARRIOR FIGURE. Zaire, Africa, 1st half-20th century, wood. Seated Hemba warrior with a spear and axe. Age split. 14"h.

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ANTHROPOMORPHIC MASK.

Lot 41: ANTHROPOMORPHIC MASK.

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Description: ANTHROPOMORPHIC MASK. Africa, early 20th century, wood. Power figure mask, possibly Baule, in the form of a man's face with horns and cow bell. Covered with strings of beads and burlap. Worn. 22"h. Reputedly used by medicine men, the burlap pouches holding powders.

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CARVED MASK.

Lot 42: CARVED MASK.

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Description: CARVED MASK. Angola, Africa, 20th century, wood. Tchokwe mask with woven fiber covering. Representing a woman's face with scarification marks and filed teeth. Wear and traces of original white pigment, 12"h.

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CARVED CEREMONIAL FIGURE.

Lot 43: CARVED CEREMONIAL FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED CEREMONIAL FIGURE. Gabon or Zaire, Africa, 20th century, wood. Songye male power figure with indentation for powders. Good patina. Some imperfections. 8.5"h.

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BAULE FIGURE.

Lot 44: BAULE FIGURE.

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Description: BAULE FIGURE. Ivory Coast, Africa, 20th century, wood. Standing male figure with scarification marks. Blackened surface. Age splits and repair. 30"h.

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CEREMONIAL POT SOGO.

Lot 45: CEREMONIAL POT SOGO.

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Description: CEREMONIAL POT SOGO. Mali, Africa, early 20th century. Carved Dogon bowl on four raised legs with a finial in the shape of a person' s head. Loss with worn white pigment. 19"h.

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CARVED

Lot 46: CARVED "SPIRIT SPOUSE" FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED "SPIRIT SPOUSE" FIGURE. Ivory Coast, Africa, 20th century, wood. Baule standing female spouse with scarification marks and dark surface. Loss to base. 11.5"h. without added base.

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CARVED CEREMONIAL POT.

Lot 47: CARVED CEREMONIAL POT.

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Description: CARVED CEREMONIAL POT. Cameroon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Bamileke presentation pot with carved ox heads and mask handles. Dark patina, 20"h. 39"l.

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CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE.

Lot 48: CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED GUARDIAN FIGURE. Gabon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Standing Fang female figure with pointed teeth and tack eyes, 12"h.

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CARVED FIGURE.

Lot 49: CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa, 20th century, wood. Songye power figure with a damaged horn. 15"h.

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CARVED FIGURE.

Lot 50: CARVED FIGURE.

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Description: CARVED FIGURE. Cameroon, Africa, 20th century, wood. Nnamdi power figure with applied discs and cowrie shells, 9.5"h.

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