Below is a list of antiques & collectibles that are available at the Antique & Collectible Exchange.


African / Art or the alternate site: African / Art
Arrusi Headrest ( Item # 22148 )
Made in Ethiopia.

Feathered Chief's Hat ( Item # 22149 )
In the Cameroon Grasslands, the chief and notables of his court wore this marvelous feathered hat. Constructed from parrot feathers dyed red and attached to a core of straw strips.
∑ Made in Cameroon

Large Turkana Food Bowl ( Item # 22150 )
This old food bowl is a rare artifact from Kenya. Meat was served in it on special occasions such as dignitary visits. This bowl retains the aroma of animal fat from years ago. It was stored by hanging it from the attached leather strap. ∑ Made in Kenya.

Small Turkana Food Bowl ( Item # 22151 )
This old food bowl is a rare artifact from Kenya. Meat was served in it on special occasions such as dignitary visits. This bowl retains the aroma of animal fat from years ago. It was stored by hanging it from the attached leather strap. ∑ Made in Kenya

Warri Game ( Item # 22152 )
Warri is a popular board game and is played throughout Africa. The basic principle of the game is to deploy the marbles from hole to hole trying to capture those of the opponent.  
 ∑ Made in Ivory Coast

Wooden Tribal Suitcase ( Item # 22153 )
This suitcase was used to store the traditional clothes of the king's successor. This unique African custom is still practiced widely in many villages in Cameroon. The lizard design represents the extension of wisdom.
 
∑ Made in Cameroon from wood

Yaka Slit Drum ( Item # 22154 )
Slit drums, with hollow chambers and long narrow openings that resonate when struck, often take a human or animal form in which the drum becomes the body.

Zulu Basket Lamp ( Item # 19165 )
The base of this lamp is a traditonal Zulu Beer Basket. Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.


· Made in South Africa


African / Figurines or the alternate site: African / Figurines
Baule Male Ancestor ( Item # 22155 )
Made in Ivory Coast. 

Benin Bronze Leopard Pair- small ( Item # 19177 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba. ∑ Made in Nigeria

Kuba Congo Kneeling Man ( Item # 22156 )
Made in Congo. 

Mother & Child Wood Statue ( Item # 22362 )
Carved from wood in South Africa.

Mumuye ( Item # 22346 )
Most Mumuye figures tend to be elongated with ribbon-like arms wrapping around the torso. The heads may display a coiffure in the form of a crest with scarification and nasal septum ornamentation reflecting local custom.  These figures were occasionally used for divination and healing. Other figures served as house guardians were used to greet rainmaker's clients. 

Made in NIgeria

Old Lega Congo ( Item # 22157 )
Very old wood carving from the Congo. 

Senufo Seated Man ( Item # 19167 )
Original tribal piece from the Ivory Coast Senufo tribe. This sculpture is carved from wood and depicts a mother nursing her child.

Sprinting Cheetah ( Item # 22127 )
Made from silver and mounted on a wood base. 

Wood Rhino Satute ( Item # 19168 )
Carved ebony from Kenya.


African / Masks or the alternate site: African / Masks
Baule Mask ( Item # 22128 )
Made in Ivory Coast

Bobo Croc Mask ( Item # 22129 )
One of a kind piece from Burkina Faso.

Bobo Plank Mask ( Item # 22359 )
This Bobo mask represents spirits of nature which influence human life. It is used on festive occasions and market days. The various geometric ornamentation on the plank have symbolic connotations: triangles represent hoof prints, black squares represent old, darkened goat skins sat upon by elders, and the white squares represent the light-colored goat skins sat upon by young, inexperienced initiates.

Made in Burkina Faso

Chockwe Ancestor Mask ( Item # 22130 )
Made in Angola

Chockwe Dance Mask ( Item # 22131 )
This mask is based on 19th & 20th century art work and decorated with brass studs and vegetable fiber. It is seen as symbolizingthe beauty of the Chockwe society.
∑ Made in Angola

Chockwe Mask ( Item # 22132 )
Made in Angola

Guro Mask #1004 ( Item # 22143 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1075 ( Item # 22142 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile.   ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1078 ( Item # 22135 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1126 ( Item # 22140 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile.
∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1127 ( Item # 22144 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1199 ( Item # 22133 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile.   ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1214 ( Item # 22136 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile.
∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1230 ( Item # 22134 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1231 ( Item # 22141 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1233 ( Item # 22138 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1285 ( Item # 22139 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guro Mask #1289 ( Item # 22145 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Guru Mask #1220 ( Item # 22137 )
Guro Masks are crafted from one piece of wood and decorated with oil paints. The oil paint comes from the French who experimented with paint on African Art. They are used during sacrificial gatherings, celebrations, and funerals. The presence of animals on the Guro Masks is highly symbolic. For example, the bird represents time and the snake, wisdom. Guro masks have a distinguished style; a long face with the forehead and bridge of the nose forming a S-shaped profile. ∑ Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Kuba Congo Mask ( Item # 22146 )
Made in Congo from wood. 


African / Miscellaneous or the alternate site: African / Miscellaneous
Antelope Wall Hanging ( Item # 22158 )
These stunning textiles are hand-decorated and painted. They depict the colors of the Savannah landscape and animals local to the region.

Baule Door ( Item # 22358 )
Carved from wood in the Ivory Coast, doors like this one were often used as doors to inner rooms so they do not show the wear of exposure to the elements.

Beaded Chair ( Item # 22088 )
Stunning chair from Nigeria.

Benin Bronze Ceremonial Vessel ( Item # 22121 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba.
∑ Made in Nigeria

Benin Bronze Full Round Bangle ( Item # 22118 )
 Made in Cameroon.

Benin Bronze Half Round Bangle ( Item # 22119 )
Worn by women as defense bangles. ∑ Made in Cameroon.

Benin Bronze Head ( Item # 22120 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba. Many Benin Bronze heads were placed on the altars of kings.
 
∑ Made in Nigeria
 

Benin Bronze Leopard Pair- large ( Item # 22123 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba. ∑ Made in Nigeria

Black Weave Ottoman ( Item # 22083 )
This leather ottoman is a perfect addition to any room.

Cameroon Drum ( Item # 19171 )
An original tribal piece carved from a single piece of wood with a leather top. This drum was used by tribes in Cameroon for a variety of celebrations.

Carved Ostrich Egg ( Item # 22069 )
∑ stand sold separately

Carved Wood Bangle Stand ( Item # 22075 )
Perfect for displaying you favorite painted ostrich egg. ∑ egg sold separately

Carved Wood Table ( Item # 22089 )
This table was skillfully carved from a single piece of wood by a member of the Bamileke society. ∑ Made in Gabon

Ceremonial Vessel ( Item # 22122 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba.
 
∑ Made in Nigeria

Cheetah Cub Pillowcase ( Item # 22078 )
These pillows are made in South Africa and feature a variety of beautiful animal styles. ∑ pillow insert sold separately

Cheetah Family Pillowcase ( Item # 22079 )
These pillows are made in South Africa and feature a variety of beautiful animal styles.

· pillow insert sold separately

Cheetah Pillowcase ( Item # 22077 )
These pillows are made in South Africa and feature a variety of beautiful animal styles. ∑ pillow insert sold separately

Chokwe Queen's chair ( Item # 19169 )
Carved from wood and decorated with copper. Figures are carved as finials and on the base rails the figures are carved to depict the story of life.

Congo Currency ( Item # 22360 )
Iron was extremely valuable in the Congo and for centuries iron designs like this one were used as currency.

Cowrey Shell Basket ( Item # 22356 )
The bottom of this basket was made from spirally wound reeds woven together with straw fibe. Each part was then covered with a piece of leather stretched and gathered seamlessly. Cowry shells decorate the leather exterior. 
Made in Ethiopia 

Dogon String Instrument ( Item # 22347 )
Made in Mali

Ebony Elephant Stand ( Item # 22070 )
Perfect for displaying you favorite painted ostrich egg.
∑ egg sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Americas ( Item # 22039 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.
stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Big 5 on Black ( Item # 22041 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.


· stand sold separately


Eggs by Carlos G. - Big 5 Tan ( Item # 22042 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Double Leopards ( Item # 22043 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.
∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Fra Moura ( Item # 22044 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.


· stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Guinea Fowl ( Item # 22045 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Lady in Egg ( Item # 22046 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.


· stand sold separately


Eggs by Carlos G. - Magellan ( Item # 22048 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.

· stand sold separately


Eggs by Carlos G. - Masks ( Item # 22049 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.


· stand sold separately


Eggs by Carlos G. - Masks Gazelles ( Item # 22050 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Nagapies ( Item # 22051 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S. ∑ stand sold separately
 

Eggs by Carlos G. - Pieter Goos ( Item # 22052 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - South Africa Map ( Item # 22053 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Three Cats ( Item # 22054 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Carlos G. - Venus ( Item # 22055 )
Out of a village in the middle of the Karroo Desert, Carlos Garcez is fast emerging as the premier artist in South Africa for his splendid ostrich egg designs. Only unfertilized eggs are used for decorating. Once cleaned and polished, each egg is hand-painted according to the shades required for the final design. The final design is applied using a meticulous decoupage technique and sealed with several layers of varnish. Each single egg decoration takes more than 10 hours to complete. The fabulous designs of Carlos Garcez are sought after by top boutiques, fine hotels and collectors in South Africa, Europe, and now, the U.S.


· stand sold separately


Eggs by Julie - Big 5 Sunrise ( Item # 22057 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Big 5 Sunrise Buffalo ( Item # 22058 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Elephant Tails ( Item # 22059 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Faces ( Item # 22060 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Golden Zebra ( Item # 22062 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Map of Africa ( Item # 22063 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Nova Africa ( Item # 22064 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Sibling Rivalry ( Item # 22066 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Eggs by Julie - Strawberries ( Item # 22067 )
The backgrounds on these beautiful ostrich eggs are hand painted and complimented by a decoupage design. ∑ stand sold separately

Elephant Stool ( Item # 22084 )
Carved in Zimbabwe from wood.

Ethiopian Headrest ( Item # 22364 )
The Kambatta men sleep on neckrests with a curved platform supported by rectangular legs over an oblong convex base. In many societies throughout Africa, woman also use headrests when they sleep to rest their elaborate coiffures.

Giraffe Pillowcase ( Item # 22080 )
These pillows are made in South Africa and feature a variety of beautiful animal styles. ∑ pillow insert sold separately

Gold Cheetah Stand ( Item # 22071 )
Perfect for displaying you favorite painted ostrich egg. ∑ egg sold separately

Hippo Hide Shield ( Item # 22363 )
Made in Ethiopia from hippo hide.

Karakul Wool Antelope Rug ( Item # 22221 )
Woven on hand looms in Namibia, each design is made from 100% wool.  The wool has been moth-proofed in its procesing. 

Karakul Wool Cheetah Rug ( Item # 22365 )
Woven on hand looms in Namibia, each design is made from 100% wool. The wool has been moth-proofed in its processing.

Karakul Wool Tri-Color Rug ( Item # 22222 )
Woven on hand looms in Namibia, each design is made from 100% wool. The wool has been moth-proofed in its procesing. 

Kente Cloth ( Item # 22220 )
Hand woven with special knitting looms made out of wood.  This is the national cloth of Ghana.  Kings and queens are often decorated with these. 
50% silk & 50% cotton

Kuba Cloth #7040 ( Item # 22217 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7052 ( Item # 22216 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7053 ( Item # 22211 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts.  They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7072 ( Item # 22218 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7133 ( Item # 22215 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7168 ( Item # 22213 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7169 ( Item # 22212 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7187 ( Item # 22219 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Kuba Cloth #7191 ( Item # 22214 )
From the kingdom of Kuba in the Congo, these textiles are used for currency, trading, and as royal gifts. They are collected, admired, and displayed around the world.   

Large Old Makonde Stool ( Item # 22090 )
Used by elders during meetings. ∑ Carved in Tanzania from wood.

Large Warthog Tusk Stand ( Item # 22074 )
Perfect for displaying you favorite painted ostrich egg. ∑ egg sold separately

Large Wedding Basket ( Item # 22355 )
This beautiful multi-colored basket is traditionally presented to a new bride by her mother or mother-in-law. The wedding basket is a prized possession, and can be used for collecting grains and roots, or as a decoration in the bride's home. The baskets are created by taking the roots of the Makenge bush, boiling them until they're soft, and then weaving them into intricate patterns to convey messages of beauty, marriage and family. This process can take up to 2 months and baskets are often passed down within families for 100 years or more.

Large Zulu Basket Lamp ( Item # 22076 )
The base of this lamp is a traditonal Zulu Beer Basket. Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby. ∑ Made in South Africa

Leopard Pillowcase ( Item # 22081 )
These pillows are made in South Africa and feature a variety of beautiful animal styles. ∑ pillow insert sold separately

Leopard Row Wall Hanging ( Item # 22159 )
These stunning textiles are hand-decorated and painted. They depict the colors of the Savannah landscape and animals local to the region.

Mangbetu Harp ( Item # 22361 )
This anthropomorphic harp is considered a prestige object. Music was very important to the Mangbetu people and string instruments like this harp were often used during ceremonies. 

Old Kuba Ceremonial Drum ( Item # 22348 )
Drums are an integral part of most African ceremonies.  This unique drum was made from snake skin, cowry shells, and textiles.

Plain Ostrich Egg ( Item # 22068 )
∑ stand sold separately

Round Zebra Skin Ottoman ( Item # 22352 )
This ottoman was handcrafted with lambskin leather and zebra skin in South Africa.

Royal Court Art #2052 ( Item # 22125 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba.
∑ Made in Nigeria

Royal Court Art #2070 ( Item # 22124 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba.
   ∑ Made in Nigeria

Royal Court Art #2078 ( Item # 22126 )
Many scholars are stunned by the quality and magnificence of Benin Bronze and Brass art. Benin art is best described as a court art or royal art since it was associated with the king, known as the Oba. ∑ Made in Nigeria

Senufo Table ( Item # 22092 )
Made in Cote dí Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

Small Old Makonde Stool ( Item # 22091 )
Used by elders during meetings. ∑ Carved in Tanzania from wood.

Springbok Veld Table ( Item # 22085 )
Made from real animal hide.

Tan Cylindrical Lamp ( Item # 22354 )
Lamp base is crafted from premium cow hide.

Tikar Stool ( Item # 22093 )
This traditional barber stool from the Tikar society of Cameroon is also used by elders during gatherings of traditional ceremonies in local villages. ∑ Carved in Cameroon from wood.

Warthog Tusk Stand with Gold Base ( Item # 22073 )
Perfect for displaying you favorite painted ostrich egg. ∑ egg sold separately

Wedding Basket ( Item # 22349 )
This beautiful multi-colored basket is traditionally presented to a new bride by her mother or mother-in-law. The wedding basket is a prized possession, and can be used for collecting grains and roots, or as a decoration in the bride's home. The baskets are created by taking the roots of the Makenge bush, boiling them until they're soft, and then weaving them into intricate patterns to convey messages of beauty, marriage and family.  This process can take up to 2 months and baskets are often passed down within families for 100 years or more.

Wood Stool ( Item # 22094 )
This beautiful stool was carved from wood in Cameroon.

Yoruba Carved Palace Post ( Item # 22357 )
The carved pillars that support the verandas of royal palaces are attributes of power. In the pilasters of the palace, a series of human figures are placed in twos, one above the other. Sometimes they represent a man and a woman but usually are only male figures. 
Carved in Nigeria

Youruba Beaded Belts ( Item # 22350 )
These belts were handmade in Nigeria where beads and cowry shells are a sign of wealth and status.

Zebra and Leather Ottoman ( Item # 22086 )
Real zebra skin and leather makes the ottoman one of a kind.

Zebra Magazine Rack ( Item # 22087 )
This unique magazine rack was handmade in South Africa by skilled craftsmen. It is made from wood with zebra skin insets.


Zebra Pillowcase ( Item # 22082 )
These pillows are made in South Africa and feature a variety of beautiful animal styles.

· pillow insert sold separately

Zebra Skin Pillow ( Item # 22351 )
This pillow was handcrafted with real leather and zebra skin in South Africa.

Zebra Skin Rug ( Item # 22353 )
Authentic zebra skin with felt backing.

Zulu Basket w/ lid #5215 ( Item # 22104 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5048 ( Item # 22111 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5069 ( Item # 22105 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
 

stand sold separately


Zulu Basket with lid #5077 ( Item # 19178 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5082 ( Item # 22110 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5198 ( Item # 22109 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5201 ( Item # 22108 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5206 ( Item # 22106 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5207 ( Item # 22107 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5211 ( Item # 22103 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately

Zulu Basket with lid #5214 ( Item # 22112 )
Traditional Zulu Baskets are tightly hand-woven, using a coil weave, with materials found in native South Africa . These bulb-shaped containers are ceremoniously used to serve beer. When the beer is poured into the basket, the palm and grass swell to create a water-tight vessel. The woven patterns form symbols which tell stories. For example, a diamond pattern would represent the birth of a new baby.
stand sold separately


African / Pottery or the alternate site: African / Pottery
Large Zulu Clay Pot ( Item # 19179 )
Made in South Africa, the Zulu clay pots were assigned different names depending on their size. Thin coils of clay were pressed together and the joints were filled in. After a first firing, a second took place; this time the pot was covered with vegetable matter and emerged blackened. Three basic kinds of decoration are seen: indented, incised, and in relief through the addition of small lumps of clay called amasumpa.

Small Zulu Clay Pot ( Item # 22024 )
Made in South Africa, The Zulu clay pots were assigned different names depending on their size. Thin coils of clay were pressed together and the joints were filled in. After a first firing, a second took place; this time the pot was covered with vegetable matter and emerged blackened. Three basic kinds of decoration are seen: indented, incised, and in relief through the addition of small lumps of clay called amasumpa.


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