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Blackamoor is a genre of figurines or small sculptures which depict exotic, non-European races. This genre of figurines was popular in Europe during the early Modern period following the late Middle Ages and most often portrayed African males. The African figure is typically depicted with a turban or similar head covering, dressed in lavish jewels, and often holding a tray or container of some sort. They are usually carved from ebony or painted black in the case of porcelain, which creates a striking contrast with their gold embellishments.

The popularity of blackamoors can be attributed to mid-17th century wealthy European families who admired the stature and fighting ability of North African warriors. Princes and wealthy Italian families enlisted these warriors... Read more

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Continental Polychromed Plaster Blackamoor

May 20, 2018, 11:00 AM CST
New Orleans, LA, USA

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Bergman Vienna Bronze Blackamoor C. 1900

May 20, 2018, 11:00 AM PST
Pasadena, CA, USA

$500 (starting bid)

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A Blackamoor figure

May 22, 2018, 12:00 PM PST
Monrovia, CA, USA

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19th century large painted and carved Blackamoor

June 2, 2018, 12:00 PM EST
East Moriches, NY, USA

$400 (starting bid)

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