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by Julien
Wed Aug 05, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: What is it? (Object identification)
Topic: Rare statue , DRC ?
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Rare statue , DRC ?

Hi Marc, Unfortunately this is a relatively modern fake or "decorative" piece with no historical value.
by Julien
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: What is it? (Object identification)
Topic: African wood skull headpiece
Replies: 1
Views: 3985

Re: African wood skull headpiece

Hi thecrazymasklady, unfortunately you have a fantasy style decorative "mask" that is also why you couldn't find anything similar! amazing how they make this stuff look old right? If you have seen loads of real pieces (and fakes) it is possible to see the difference between real age and a faked "pat...
by Julien
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: What is it? (Object identification)
Topic: Old African (?) Iron Oil Lamp - Mystery
Replies: 3
Views: 6961

Re: Old African (?) Iron Oil Lamp - Mystery

I think its a tool for making black ash for tattooing, probably from Indonesia
by Julien
Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: African Art
Topic: Entire private collection up for auction
Replies: 3
Views: 7527

Re: Entire private collection up for auction

if you could post pictures, i am sure we can identify them for you!
by Julien
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Books, Films and images!
Topic: [Documentary] Central ethnographic film and documentary topic
Replies: 4
Views: 9439

Re: [Documentary] Central ethnographic film and documentary topic

Rodriquez wrote:
Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:47 am
Can anyone recommend more etno documentaries about the Oceanic nations?
if you can find it, this is one of my favorites

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sky_Above_and_Mud_Beneath
by Julien
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: What is it? (Object identification)
Topic: African Tusk Tool??
Replies: 2
Views: 4854

Re: African Tusk Tool??

It appears to be an Ivory pestle , looks authentic probably west african.
by Julien
Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: African Art
Topic: Entire private collection up for auction
Replies: 3
Views: 7527

Re: Entire private collection up for auction

you could also post the catalog here!
by Julien
Fri May 31, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Links to other useful sites
Topic: The Oceanic Art Society [Oceanic Art and Cultures]
Replies: 0
Views: 9886

The Oceanic Art Society [Oceanic Art and Cultures]

The aim of the Oceanic Art Society is to further the understanding and appreciation of Oceanic art. The focus is on traditional tribal art including contemporary art of the indigenous people of Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia https://www.oceanicartsociety.org.au/ Oceanic art society...
by Julien
Fri May 31, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Himalayan and Indian Art
Topic: [Nepal] Dingla Lady Kalsuali/Kalsvali
Replies: 1
Views: 6935

Re: [Nepal] Dingla Lady Kalsuali/Kalsvali

Perhaps i should have posted it in the art identification topic :)
by Julien
Fri May 31, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Southeast Asian Art
Topic: [Nias] Show us your Adu Zatua!
Replies: 3
Views: 7815

Re: [Nias] Show us your Adu Zatua!

Date
Before 1894

Collection Number
RV-1002-172

Dataprovider
Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen

Rights
CC BY-SA 4.0
niasrij.jpg
by Julien
Fri May 31, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Southeast Asian Art
Topic: [Nias] Show us your Adu Zatua!
Replies: 3
Views: 7815

Re: [Nias] Show us your Adu Zatua!

Date
Before 1909

Collection Number
RV-1691-36

Dataprovider
Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen

Rights
CC BY-SA 4.0
niaswapen1.jpg
by Julien
Fri May 31, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: African Art
Topic: [Yoruba] Thomas Ona Odulate show us yours! [known carver]
Replies: 2
Views: 4416

Re: [Yoruba] Thomas Ona Odulate show us yours! [known carver]

Here is another one from the collection of the Tropenmuseum

Collection number :
3441-7a

COLLECTIE_TROPENMUSEUM_Houten_roeiboot_onderdeel_van_de_miniatuurvoorstelling_van_een_roeiboot_met_een_Europeaan_en_vier_roeiers._TMnr_3441-7a.jpg
by Julien
Fri May 31, 2019 1:29 am
Forum: Show announcements and reviews
Topic: [2019] Parcours Des Mondes [Paris]
Replies: 0
Views: 9658

[2019] Parcours Des Mondes [Paris]

The greatest Tribal art Fair in the world will be held from the 10th till the 15th of September this year (2019).

parcours2019.jpg

https://www.parcours-des-mondes.com/
by Julien
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: What is it? (Object identification)
Topic: Weight weaving loom, or maybe not?
Replies: 1
Views: 4168

Re: Weight weaving loom, or maybe not?

possibly a fishing weight perhaps?