Collection of six Japanese antique clay finger puppet masks, 19th century. Untouched original condition. Each mask is hand painted in finely expressive detail. They measure approximately 2.25-2.5 inches high and 2-2.25 inches wide.
Vintage carved figure of a Balinese woman by master carver Fa Pankus, Bali, Indonesia, Akus Kota Gedang Djakarta, 1966. Measures 33 inches tall and hand carved from a single block of wood.
Vintage tribal Punu mask with double lobed coif and pierced eyes. Mid to late 20th century in original condition. Wonderful patina, never waxed. There is a fine line crack on the left side of the face that does not go through. Wear consistent with age. Measures 10 inches high, 6 inches across and 5 inches deep. Carved from a single piece of wood.
Vintage African Tribal Teke Kiduma Congo mask, mid 20th century. Original matte dry hand painted patina. Wear consistent with age. Measures 13 inches in diameter. This mask is a discoid board mask: the wearer of the mask held it between the teeth with a braided ribbon.
Vintage authentic African tribal Songye shield mid 20th century. Original red, white and blue paint. Integral handle on the back, some minor losses, and one old age crack. Measures 14 inches high, 9 inches wide and 3.5 inches deep. Carved from a single piece of wood. Acquired from the Gotham Gallery in NYC, by tribal art dealer Tan Mamadin, PA.