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  • Vintage

    African Bamileke Coffee Table

    $795
    Width: 30"
    Height: 21.5"
    Depth: 28"

    A one-of-a-kind vintage find from Africa, this hand-carved stool came from Cameroon, where the Bamileke constructed it from tropical hardwood. Traditionally, the king of Cameroon would sit on this stool during public ceremonies. Now, the piece has been repurposed into an eclectic coffee table, featu ...

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Wood Horned Tribal Mask

    $655
    Width: 9"
    Height: 36"
    Depth: 8.75"

    Vintage design style when applied to furniture and home décor means the piece has the depth and soul of a previous era, having been produced from 1940 through the 1990s, lending unique interest when mixed with other periods. With painted red geometric details and an exaggerated horn, this tribal ma ...

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Wood Shell Embellished Tribal Mask

    $655
    Width: 8.5"
    Height: 15"
    Depth: 6.25"

    Vintage design style when applied to furniture and home décor means the piece has the depth and soul of a previous era, having been produced from 1940 through the 1990s, lending unique interest when mixed with other periods. Sheathed in a stamped metal, this exquisite tribal mask offers a sturdy an ...

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  • Vintage

    African Painted Wood Tribal Mask

    $425
    Width: 8"
    Height: 12.5"
    Depth: 4"

    Vintage design style when applied to furniture and home décor means the piece has the depth and soul of a previous era, having been produced from 1940 through the 1990s, lending unique interest when mixed with other periods. Featuring a carved design, this exquisite wood tribal mask offers a sturdy ...

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Wood Tassel Embellished Tribal Mask

    $655
    Width: 4"
    Height: 12"
    Depth: 3"

    Vintage design style when applied to furniture and home decor means the piece has the depth and soul of a previous era, having been produced from 1940 up through the 1990s, lending unique interest when mixed with other periods. Featuring a carved design, this exquisite wood tribal mask offers a stu ...

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Wood Rope Embellished Tribal Mask

    $655
    Width: 10"
    Height: 16"
    Depth: 3.5"

    Vintage design style when applied to furniture and home decor means the piece has the depth and soul of a previous era, having been produced from 1940 up through the 1990s, lending unique interest when mixed with other periods. Featuring a carved design, this exquisite wood tribal mask offers a stu ...

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Wood Bed

    RETAIL $3,600

    $1,800

    Width: 61"
    Height: 15.5"
    Depth: 18"

    This African bed, carved from a single block of hardwood, is a wonderfully simple, elegant form, with four massive legs that taper downward. It is a rustic piece with a beautiful patina from every day use. Most likely, it once had a headrest or pillow at one end. Beds like this one are relatively fl ...

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    Vintage African Carved Wood Bed Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $3,600

    $1,800

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  • Vintage

    African Wood Headrest

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $600

    $325

    Width: 15"
    Height: 7"
    Depth: 11"

    This unfinished wooden headrest from Africa is hand-carved from a single piece of wood and features a rich patina from years of everyday tribal use. The top has a gentle crescent shape, distinguishing it as a headrest and not a stool. There is a tripod base with 3 straight, long and widely angled le ...

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    Vintage African Wood Headrest Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $600

    $325

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  • Vintage

    Petite African Wood Headrest

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $650

    $325

    Width: 10"
    Height: 6"
    Depth: 5"

    This unfinished wooden headrest from Africa is hand-carved from a single piece of wood and features a rich patina from years of everyday tribal use. The top has a gentle crescent shape, distinguishing it as a headrest and not a stool. There is a tripod base with 3 straight legs.

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    Vintage Petite African Wood Headrest Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $650

    $325

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  • Vintage

    Conical African Wood Headrest

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $600

    $325

    Width: 7"
    Height: 7"
    Depth: 5"

    This unfinished wooden headrest from Africa, possibly Ethiopia, is hand-carved from a single piece of wood and features a rich patina from years of everyday tribal use. The top has a gentle crescent shape, distinguishing it as a headrest and not a stool. The conical base has a subtle striping patter ...

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    Vintage Conical African Wood Headrest Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $600

    $325

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Figural Wood Stool

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $2,800

    $1,425

    Width: 11.75"
    Height: 25"
    Depth: 12.5"

    This unfinished wooden stool from Africa is hand-carved from a single piece of wood and features a rich patina from years of everyday tribal use. The round seat has a gentle curve for comfort. The tripod base has a cross-stretcher for support. Distinguishing it is the figure standing on the seat whe ...

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    Vintage African Carved Figural Wood Stool Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $2,800

    $1,425

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Wood Stools

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $1,800

    $925

    Height: 9"

    This set of 3 unfinished wooden stools from Africa are hand-carved from a single piece of wood and feature a rich patina from years of everyday tribal use. The round seat has a gentle curve for comfort. The 3 short legs on each stool each have a similar notching detail, but also distinct differences ...

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    Vintage African Carved Wood Stools Set

    Vintage

    RETAIL $1,800

    $925

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  • Antique

    Bronze African Armbands

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $6,000

    $3,025

    Width: 10"
    Height: 5.5"
    Depth: 6"

    Each of these 3 antique bronze armbands features a ribbed design and a rich patina from age and every day wear. Bronze armbands were given to slaves as rewards for special services or devotion. This collection was created using the lost wax technique.

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    Antique Bronze African Arm Bands Set

    Antique

    RETAIL $6,000

    $3,025

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  • Antique

    African Bronze Musical Shakers

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $1,100

    $555

    Width: 6.5"
    Height: 1.5"
    Depth: 6.5"

    These antique African musical instruments, hand-held shakers in bronze, are sold as a set of 2. Music is integral to African cultures, including singing and dancing, playing instruments, masking and dramatization. These shakers would have been among many used in rituals, celebrations, and storytelli ...

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    Antique African Bronze Musical Shakers Set

    Antique

    RETAIL $1,100

    $555

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Wood Mask

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $600

    $355

    Width: 10.75"
    Height: 13.25"
    Depth: 6"
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    Vintage African Carved Wood Mask Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $600

    $355

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  • Vintage

    African Wood Tribal Figure

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $1,800

    $925

    Width: 9"
    Height: 28"
    Depth: 7"

    Hand-carved with metal geometric design application, this wooden African tribal figure is a standing male with anklets on shortened legs, bent shortened arms, and exaggerated hair or headdress and musculature.

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    Vintage African Wood Tribal Figure Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $1,800

    $925

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  • Antique

    Bronze African Arm Rings

    Curated by Twentieth

    RETAIL $1,000

    $525

    Width: 5"
    Height: 2.5"
    Depth: 4.5"

    This set of 4 bronze African cuffs, 2 bracelets and 2 anklets, could be primitive currency pieces. Currency bracelets & anklets served as indications of wealth and were used to pay for dowries and buy or trade for livestock and goods. The ribbed cuffs have an antique patina from tribal use.

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    Antique Bronze African Arm Rings Set

    Antique

    RETAIL $1,000

    $525

  • James Duncan

    African Bench Bamilike

    RETAIL $2,860

    $1,430

    Width: 63"
    Height: 11.5"
    Depth: 18"

    James and Miriam Duncan have been working in the design field for the last fifteen years and have developed hundreds of expertly crafted furnishings sold around the world. Eclectic and versatile, this African Bench Bamilike doubles as a coffee table. Hand-carved from solid wood, natural cracks in th ...

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    James Duncan African Bench Bamilike Front

    James Duncan

    RETAIL $2,860

    $1,430

  • Eclectic

    African Adorned Crackle Glaze Vase

    $355
    Height: 7.25"

    Eclectic design derives ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources. This clay pot features incisions of animal designs in an ivory crackle glaze that should appeal to any art enthusiast. Ideal for an end table or coffee table for maximum exposure, this African art piece will ...

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  • Vintage

    African Carved Hardwood Chair

    Curated by J.F. Chen

    RETAIL $2,500

    $2,185

    Width: 18"
    Height: 33.5"
    Depth: 18"

    Vintage design style when applied to furniture and home decor means the piece has the depth and soul of a previous era, having been produced from 1940 up through the 1990s, lending unique interest when mixed with other periods. Sitting on a tripod base, this lovely hardwood chair provides a relaxin ...

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    Vintage African Carved Hardwood Chair Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $2,500

    $2,185

  • Antique

    African Currency Copper Sculptures

    RETAIL $5,900

    $4,720

    Width: 9.5"
    Height: 18.5"
    Depth: 6.5"

    Featuring a display of African currency mounted on a customized metal stand, these home accessories provide an interesting and unique art aesthetic to any surface. A collectible piece from bygone days, featuring the finest craftsmanship, materials, and design elements of its given era. Sold as a s ...

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    Antique African Currency Copper Sculptures Set

    Antique

    RETAIL $5,900

    $4,720

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  • Vintage

    North African Polished Brass and Copper Trunk

    Curated by Jeremie Adkins

    RETAIL $495

    $425

    Width: 26.5"
    Height: 16.75"
    Depth: 16.5"

    From Harkens, a North African bazaar, this vintage trunk emanates a timeless beauty. Boasting contemporary geometric designs throughout, it is replete with brass handles and a stained wood-lined interior.

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    Vintage North African Polished Brass and Copper Trunk Front

    Vintage

    RETAIL $495

    $425

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  • Tucker Robbins

    Ethiopian Hand Carved Chair

    Curated by Tucker Robbins

    RETAIL $2,700

    $1,440

    Width: 16.25"
    Height: 34.75"
    Depth: 16.5"

    For the past 25 years, Tucker Robbins’ passion has been bringing the spirit and craft from traditional artisans to contemporary life. Imbued with the incredible African design, this hand-carved chair was crafted in Ethiopia using traditional methods. Its cosmopolitan look would best suit an eclect ...

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    Tucker Robbins Ethiopian Hand Carved Chair Front View

    Tucker Robbins

    RETAIL $2,700

    $1,440

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  • Jiun Ho

    Serengeti Side Table

    RETAIL $6,590

    $5,250

    Width: 26"
    Height: 24"
    Depth: 26"

    Jiun Ho Inc. is a lifestyle and design studio, specializing in luxury furniture offerings, that started over 15 years ago by the award-winning and renowned interior and product designer Jiun Ho. With a hand-cast bronze base, this side table provides a sturdy and stable security that will provide a ...

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    Jiun Ho Serengeti Side Table Front View

    Jiun Ho

    RETAIL $6,590

    $5,250

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