Global Art & Artifacts


Gan Bronze.  Snake with Rider.  Serpent. Carving.  Sculpture.  Burkinabe People.  Burkina Faso. Africa.

Click the photo above for a larger version and more pictures

    A lost wax casting and just like others the mold is destroyed every time resulting in a unique and original piece from Burkina Faso.  So this is the only piece like this you will ever see.   The Gan ethnic group believe that the serpent possesses protective… Continue reading

Large Antique Mummy Human Ushabti.  Shabti.  Statue.  Funerary Figure.  Private Collection.  Terracotta.  Egypt

Click the photo above for a larger version and more pictures

    Ushabti funerary figures – like this one – were placed in tombs with other grave goods and were intended  to act as a surrogate of the deceased owner to undertake  menial tasks in the afterlife.  Ushabti is translated to “answerer”.   From a very large… Continue reading

Parang Ilang or Mandau Dayak Sword Weapon, Borneo

Click the photo above for a larger version and more pictures

Detail: The Parang Ilang (or Mandau, meaning double blades) is the traditional weapon for the Dayak people of Borneo. These swords are believed to have supernatural powers and are passed from generation to generation. Associated with the headhunting ceremony, these swords are both a work of art in itself and… Continue reading

NOTE to the Art Collector, Gallery Owner, Dealer or Academic: click here for items unique to your requirements.

Product Categories
Bowls, Boxes, Bells, Gongs, Medicine Holders. Containers not considered vessels
FFurniture / Furnishings
Furniture, Furnishings, Wall Hangings, Screens, Lamps, Display Pieces, Pedestals, Paintings
Masks and Headgear
RReference / Research
Maps, Books and Materials
SStatues & Figures
Statues, Sculptures, Figures, Heads & Busts
VVessels & Vases
Vessels, Urns, Vases, Incense Burners, Censers
Knives, Swords, Letter Openers, Phurbas, Spears, Blowpipes
OOther not categorized
Other and miscellaneous such as Jewelry, Musical Instruments, Games, Garments, Skulls