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Lots related to NIGERIA%20Masque%20Yoruba for sale at auction

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BOOKS - FRENCH ILLUSTRATED WORKS (4). RABELAIS,

Lot 1039: BOOKS - FRENCH ILLUSTRATED WORKS (4). RABELAIS,

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD400 - AUD550

Description: BOOKS - FRENCH ILLUSTRATED WORKS (4). RABELAIS, Oeuvres de Francois Rabelais, contenant la vie de Gargantua et celle de Pantagruel. ...Notice Historique ...par P.L.Jacob ...illustrations par Gustave Dore, Paris, J.Bry Ain�, 1854, Frontis. & 15 wood-engraved plates, num. wood-eng. illus. throughout text, (2),339,(1)pp., original colour- & gold-printed wrappers bound in, sm. 4to., near-contemporary 1/2 red morocco & marbled boards, elaborately gilt spine.Top 5 cm. of back board sun-faded; [PHYSIOLOGIE series - four titles bound together] Authors are 'Un Vilain Masque', Albert Cler, Maurice Alhoy, Frederic Soulie, 1. Physiologie de l'Opera, du Carnaval, du Cancan, et de la Cachuca. Dessins de Henri Emy. 1842. 2. Physiologie du Musicien. Vignettes de Daumier, Gavarni, [&c.] 3. Physiologie du Voyageur. Vignettes de Daumier et Janet-Lange. 4. Physiologie de Bas-Bleu. Vignettes de Jules Vernier, Paris, Raymond-Bocquet, Aubert et Cie. All but the first undated, but c.1840's, Numerous wood-engraved illustrations throughout, 128,128,128,112pp., 16mo (13x9cms), publisher's 1/2 calf and cloth, spine titled in gilt, rubbed and marked. The first title has a leaf with a corner torn off affecting text, otherwise very good internally; PETIT DE LA CROIX, Cardonne, Caylus, Ajpot, Les Mille et Un Jours. Contes Persans, Turcs et Chinois. Traduit par [&c.] ...augmentes de nouveaux contes traduits de l'Arabe par M. Sainte-Croix Ajpot. Edition Illustree, Paris, Pourrat Freres, 1844. First edition thus, Very numerous wood-engraved illustrations and vignettes through text, mostly after Jules Collignon, 434pp., some occasional marginal spotting, tall 4to.,recent binding in 1/2 navy morocco and marbled boards, spine gilt with raised bands. The original pictorial wrappers, printed in blue and gold (as are the half-title and title page), are bound in. A nice copy; Illustrated by Gavarni, Bertall, Etc. Texts by BALZAC, - SAND, George - STAHL, P.J. - NERVAL, Gerard de - GAUTIER, Theophile et al., Le Diable a Paris. [Volume 1]. Paris et les Parisiens. Moeurs et coutumes, caractures et portraits des habitants de Paris, tableau complet de leur vie privee publique, politique, artistique [&c.]... Precede d'une Histoire de Paris par Theophile Lavallee, Paris, J.Hetzel, 1845. First edition, Some hundreds of wood-engraved illustrations, vignettes, head- and tailpieces, including Gavarni's wonderful series 'Les Gens de Paris', xxxii,380pp., edges gilt, 4to.(270x180mm.), publisher's elaborate cloth pictorial binding in red, blue, pink, green and gold (bound by Lenegre - signed at base of spine). A trace of rubbing at tips and spine ends but still fresh and unchipped. A very good copy, clean internally, but missing the rare plan of Paris as in the majority of copies.

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BOOKS on AFRICA (3). ELLIS, A.B., The Land of

Lot 1053: BOOKS on AFRICA (3). ELLIS, A.B., The Land of

by Davidson Auctions

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM AEST

Annandale , Australia

Estimated Price: AUD375 - AUD500

Description: BOOKS on AFRICA (3). ELLIS, A.B., The Land of Fetish, London, Chapman and Hall, 1883. First edition. viii,316pp., blank endpapers foxed, marbled endpapers and edges, 8vo., contemporary 1/2 morocco and cloth boards, spine gilt with raised bands. Gilt crest of a parliamentary library on front board and at spine base. No internal markings. An excellent copy. Very scarce; CRUICKSHANK, Brodie, Eighteen Years on the Gold Coast of Africa. Including an account of the Native Tribes, and their intercourse with Europeans, London, Hurst and Blackett, 1853. Two volumes. First edition. viii,345,(3),vi,335,(1)pp., 8vo., contemporary 1/2 calf and marbled boards, spines with raised bands gilt and contrasting title label, spines somewhat rubbed, now stabilised with conservation leather dressing. Old ownership stamp of a parliamentary library on title pages and a couple in text. No external markings; ORR, Captain C.W.J., The Making of Northern Nigeria, London, Macmillan, 1911, 4 maps (2 coloured, 3 folding), (10),306,(2)pp., pages unopened, 8vo., publisher's cloth with some minor flecking. Nice copy.

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2.54ct Pink Nigeria Sapphire

Lot 2258: 2.54ct Pink Nigeria Sapphire

by Western Asset Reserve

August 4, 2014

Henderson, NV, USA

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Description: Nice piece, Well colored & cut; with customary treatment

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A 20th Century carved wooden Yoruba rider and

Lot 728: A 20th Century carved wooden Yoruba rider and

by Canterbury Auction Galleries

August 6, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Canterbury, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £150 - £200

Description: A 20th Century carved wooden Yoruba rider and horse equestrian figure, 34.5ins high (probably from North-East Yoruba) (some original pigment - extensive termite damage and loss)

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A Jacobite ring and fragment of Prince Charles Edward Stewart tartan

Lot 213: A Jacobite ring and fragment of Prince Charles Edward Stewart tartan

by Lyon & Turnbull

August 13, 2014, 1:00 PM GMT

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £2,000 - £3,000

Description: A Jacobite ring and fragment of Prince Charles Edward Stewart tartan the gold ring of traditional form with simple shank and closed back setting engraved with indistinct initials, set with a rectangular facetted citrine; together with a small fragment of tartan pinned to an envelope and a two page (four sided) hand written letter detailing provenance and family descent of the ring and tartan, dated 1927

Condition Report: accompanying letter transcription; Envelope: postmarked 'DULNAIN BRIDGE GRANTOWN ON SPEY' '2pm 25 NOV (19)27' Mrs. Croine 4 Blackford Road. Edinburgh Letter: Page one, side one; November The Broomland 1927 Dulnain Bridge Strathspey My Dear Niece Jessie, I was delighted to receive your charming letter with such an account of your doings. Truly your and your dear Husband had a magnificent tour in the 'Grand Highlands' & we were all glad that he had made such a good recovery from his serious illness. The Photos! you so thoughtfully sent us are all very lovely & the one with you in the group is very, very delightful (?)and I wish you to accept very warm thanks for sending them to us and with the different dates too! gives us a light on the way the dear little Emily is advancing. We hoped to have gone to Edin(burgh) ?? now but we have had such a severe snow storm that we have been quite house bound & after our preparation & packing we must postpone our going feeling "that East, West, Hames Best!" My Husband has caught a bad Page one, side two; chill & has to remain in bed with it now think that going to 'Rooms' will no longer be convenient for us so we think of taking a small furnished house if one could be got in the meantime, we shall not think of leaving home - we were all very interested to know that you were going to join your husband and the arrangements for your dear little daughter. I hope you will be strong enough dear Jessie for all you will have to go through in leaving your little girl but I know Grannie will be faithful in her Charge and you are doing the right thing I believe. The tropics (and Malaria) are much better understood now medically and having got rid of the mosquitoes and the two unclear words , the climate is much better out in these places than it used to be. We shall follow you, dear Jessie with Prayers for your safety and our kindest thoughts Page two, side one; for you & your Husband that you may enjoy such other society and when the time comes as come it will when you return may you find your ones all very well and happy. A lady, a neighbour (wife of a clergyman) called one day lately & told me a lot about West Africa and also knew the Cameroons. She has many friends out in Nigeria & they all tell of the change for the better in the climate. She asked me what post in the service your Husband as she knew I had a lot of Friends in "Victoria" but I did not know so could not tell her. You asked about the origin of the Prince Charlie ring and tartan! The ring was given to my Mother by a Miss MacPherson whose brother was a Col.(onel) in the Army and retired to MacCoul near to Laggan. Your father will remember a "Miss Annie" (of long departed memory!) and the tartan is a portion of a Plaid Page two, side two; a Lady had as heirloom in her family. A lady I knew in England long years ago. When she knew my "Jacobite" feelings that was the result. No wonder he won the hearts of the Scots! Being brought up in the Vatican with all the grand manners of the Cardinals & Bishops there! There never was any one like him! I am so glad you prize these old tokens of a loved one of a last Cause! The song of his time lives in many lands still. Now dear Jessie as it is still a great effort for me to write I shall finish we again many thanks for your letter and these precious photos. Hoping you are well and with to you all from all of us I am Ever your loving Aunt Kate Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Paire de beaux pistolets à coffre, à silex de Marine. Canons ronds à balles forcées, à bourrelets aux bouches, poinçonnés sous les tonnerres. Coffres gravés de rinceaux, signés « Joyner London ». Pontets en fer gravé. Pommeaux au masque grimaçant en

Lot 4: Paire de beaux pistolets à coffre, à silex de Marine. Canons ronds à balles forcées, à bourrelets aux bouches, poinçonnés sous les tonnerres. Coffres gravés de rinceaux, signés « Joyner London ». Pontets en fer gravé. Pommeaux au masque grimaçant en

by Besch Cannes Auction

August 17, 2014, 2:00 AM CET

Cannes, France

Estimated Price: €1,500 - €1,800

Description: Paire de beaux pistolets à coffre, à silex de Marine. Canons ronds à balles forcées, à bourrelets aux bouches, poinçonnés sous les tonnerres. Coffres gravés de rinceaux, signés « Joyner London ». Pontets en fer gravé. Pommeaux au masque grimaçant en argent ciselé. Crosses en noyer entièrement décorée de fils d'argent incrusté. B.E. Vers 1780-1800. Voir reproduction

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Pistolet d'arçon à silex. Canon rond à méplat au tonnerre, ciselé à la moitié, orné de deux masques grimaçants, d'un cavalier et d'une suite de feuillages . Platine et chien col de cygne à corps ronds. Garnitures en fer découpé. Pommeau à longues

Lot 26: Pistolet d'arçon à silex. Canon rond à méplat au tonnerre, ciselé à la moitié, orné de deux masques grimaçants, d'un cavalier et d'une suite de feuillages . Platine et chien col de cygne à corps ronds. Garnitures en fer découpé. Pommeau à longues

by Besch Cannes Auction

August 17, 2014, 2:00 AM CET

Cannes, France

Estimated Price: €1,400 - €1,600

Description: Pistolet d'arçon à silex. Canon rond à méplat au tonnerre, ciselé à la moitié, orné de deux masques grimaçants, d'un cavalier et d'une suite de feuillages . Platine et chien col de cygne à corps ronds. Garnitures en fer découpé. Pommeau à longues oreilles. Monture en noyer sculpté. Baguette en bois. A.B.E. Vers 1720-1730 (enture au fut). Voir reproduction

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Fort fusil de chasse à silex, un coup. Canon rond à pans au tonnere, à point de mire décoré à l'or d'une toile d'araignée, gravé, poinçonné et enrichi à l'or au tonnerre de chutes de fleurs, de volutes, de foudres sur fond rayonnant et de la

Lot 40: Fort fusil de chasse à silex, un coup. Canon rond à pans au tonnere, à point de mire décoré à l'or d'une toile d'araignée, gravé, poinçonné et enrichi à l'or au tonnerre de chutes de fleurs, de volutes, de foudres sur fond rayonnant et de la

by Besch Cannes Auction

August 17, 2014, 2:00 AM CET

Cannes, France

Estimated Price: €3,200 - €3,500

Description: Fort fusil de chasse à silex, un coup. Canon rond à pans au tonnere, à point de mire décoré à l'or d'une toile d'araignée, gravé, poinçonné et enrichi à l'or au tonnerre de chutes de fleurs, de volutes, de foudres sur fond rayonnant et de la signature « ARMAND RUE DU ROULE A PARIS » (piqûres) Platine signée « Kivietniewski ( ?) Varsiawie » et chien à corps plat , gravés de drapeaux et feuillages, bassinet à deux volutes pare etincelles . Lumière rehaussé d'or. Ressort de batterie à roulette. Entrée de baguette à décor de masque d'Hermès en demi ronde bosse, gravée de poissons et passants bordés de frises parlées, en argent découpé. Contre platine en argent découpé à décor de dogues. Pontet à décor en demi ronde bosse de masque d'Hermès et de palmettes, en argent découpé et gravé d'urne fumante et de serpents. Plaque de couche en suite avec retour en demi ronde bosse (manque une vis). Crosse à joue et fût en noyer choisi, en partie quadrillé, sculpté de feuillages et d'une tête de dragons. Baguette en fanon à embout en laiton (cassée et en partie manquante). Poinçons de titre Coq 1, 950 et de moyenne garantie de Paris (1798-1809) A.B.E. (Accident mécanique). Epoque Consulat- Premier Empire. Armand. Arquebusier à Paris (1780-1840). Vu sur un très beau fusil de chasse canons d'Henry Dombret. 268 puis 19 rue du Roule. Voir reproduction

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African Axe and Dagger

Lot 138: African Axe and Dagger

by Helm Auction, Inc

September 27, 2014, 1:15 PM PST

El Cajon, CA, USA

Estimated Price: $40 - $120

Description: African Axe and Dagger, 20th century. Made of iron and wood. Axe measures 6" x 18" and dagger measures 11" x 1.5". From Nigeria. These are lethal weapons from Africa. Engraving on axe handle. Light beadwork on dagger sheathe. From the private collection of Reed. Condition: These are not toys, nicks and scratches, some light rust, see images. Shipping: $16.

Condition Report: These are not toys, nicks and scratches, some light rust, see images.

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Lot 113: J P CLARK: THE OZIDI SAGA COLLECTED AND TRANSLATED

by Keys Fine Art Auctioneers

July 31, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Aylsham, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £30 - £40

Description: J P CLARK: THE OZIDI SAGA COLLECTED AND TRANSLATED FROM THE IJO OF OKABOU OJOBOLO, Ibadan Nigeria, 1977, 1st edn, sigd and inscr, orig cl, d/w

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Lot 87: Painted Yoruba carved head surmounted with snake

by Barbers

August 2, 2014, 10:00 AM GMT

Woking, United Kingdom

Estimated Price: £75 - £100

Description: Painted Yoruba carved head surmounted with snake and hare

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