Bini mask

Beautiful rare and old Bini mask Nigeria (Edo State) Wood, paint, pigment, encrusted patina 5 ( see the image gallery down this page ) Size : 27cm x 14cm Weight 320 grams Probable age: End XIXth – Early 20th Century Provenance: Dr. Gordon K. Mackenzie ( 1913-1992 ), Washington D. C., USA. A geologist and  paleontologist who collected African and Pre-columbian  Art. Some of his objects where exhibited in the Washington Museum in 1972. Ex David Malik Gallery, London, UK Price: 2,200€ Buy It Now: Mask of the Bini or Ibibio people The Article below was found at Yahoo answers : What is a Bini mask The Bini people of Nigeria of the great Kingdom of Benin are located around Click Here to Continue Reading …

TRUST, museums, “touching lines” and other stories.

TRUST, museums, “touching lines” and other stories.   Dear $email,   I have a lot of interesting articles and assorted news for you. My catawiki auction will end this Sunday, so make sure you stop by and check it out for some great pieces. Two weeks on Sunday (9 October) I will be exhibiting at “Art Fair Mechelen”, so please come by and say hello, if you happen to be in Belgium. I will present some objects that are seriously “touching lines” (UNCERTAIN what  “TOUCHING LINES” MEAN, but it’s the slogan of Art Fair Mechelen, so just come discover it yourself ) David Norden “Art Fair Mechelen” Touching Lines. Onder den Toren 12, 2800 Mechelen, België Sunday, October 9 at Click Here to Continue Reading …

Mbembe Janus mask

Mbembe Janus mask Published: Tribal Art magazine nr. 78 ( winter 2015) page. 40 Scroll Down for More Images Exhibited: since this mask was originally covered with skin, it was exhibited in Netherland at “De Huid als Communicatiemiddel” (“Skin as a means of communication”) from 12 sept.2015 >16 may 2016, “Nederlands Leder en Schoenen Museum”(“Skin as means of communication”) an exhibition in Waalwijk (Netherland). Provenances : Lucien van de Velde, Antwerp, Belgium Jean-Pierre Jernander, Brussels, Belgium Alex Arthur, Brussels, Belgium Mort Golub, USA (artist) Jan Kusters, Netherland Janus headed helmet mask from the Mbembe Akparabong tribe , Nigeria H: 42 cm. Wood, painted in black, white and red, cylindrical blackened corpus, carved with nearly identical faces, whitened with kaolin and Click Here to Continue Reading …

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Since summer is coming to an end I’m getting ready to ramp things up and start working with additional clients one-on-one. If you have an African Art collection with objects dating to before 1940 and you wish to sell, or if you are building a collection and have funding in place, let’s talk about how I can help you grow or reduce your collection. At this moment I am still looking for metal and wood Ofos from Nigeria, wooden fans from Nigeria (wooden only – not the metal ones), and important Luba material (pre-1930) for an American museum that is preparing an exhibition. Reply to this email, and let’s chat. Talk soon, David P.S.:Some recent acquisitions images below. —- If Click Here to Continue Reading …