Friday, October 12, 2012

New Online Sale Exhibition at Jacaranda Tribal

Jacaranda Tribal is now presenting a new sale exhibition of exquisite tribal art from Africa, Oceania, and elsewhere. Our fifteen new offerings include a marvelous Bembe female figure collected by Edmond Dartevelle in the 1930s; a large, lustrous Gambier Islands fish hook carved of a single piece of pearl shell; an astonishingly detailed Javanese keris knife; a beautifully designed Ethiopian processional cross dating from the 13th–14th century; wirework prestige objects from Zimbabwe and South Africa; and more. A selection of highlights from the assemblage are below. For detailed information on these beautiful works and many more, please visit

Female figure  -  Bembe, D. R. Congo  -  Early 20th century
Fish hook  -  Gambier Islands  -  Late 19th century
Keris  -  Java  -  Late 19th or early 20th century
Heddle pulley depicting an avian figure  -  Senufo, Côte d'Ivoire  -  Late 19th or early 20th century
Processional cross  -  Ethiopia  -  13th–14th century
Woman's hat  -  Zulu, South Africa  -  Early 20th century
Pair of stools (one featuring a cache box)  -  Nupe, Nigeria  -  Early 20th century
Prestige knife with wirework  -  Shona, Zimbabwe  -  Late 19th or early 20th century

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