Figurative African Chair late 19th–Early 20th Century “Man and Monkey” F1295A

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Chairs such as this one are more than chairs, they function as status stools, even thrones. They are genius interpretations of European models and thus associate themselves with and appropriate the intruders' power. Superb. Acquired from the Bowers Museum. We have three. Astonishing works of art. In many societies of Central Africa, such as the Chokwe ...

Figurative African Chair late 19th-Early 20th Century “Old Man and Youth” F1295B

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This chair is guarded by the twin heads of a youth and a bearded old man. We are are just learning to read these three amazing acquisitions from the Bowers Museum. All of life and its mysteries are here. PRICE ON REQUEST. In many societies of Central Africa, such as the Chokwe and related peoples like the Songo ...

Figurative African Chair late 19th–Early 20th Century “Two Chieftains” F1295C

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This chair is presided over by these two intense figures distinguished by headdresses that are surely badges of rank. Neither resembles the other in any way. All the figures on all three chairs are completely alive and individualized. So glad to have acquired them from the Bowers Museum. PRICE ON REQUEST. In many societies of Central Africa, ...

Early California Landscape Oil Painting by Ralph Davidson Miller P1174

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This has the shimmer of the vanished California. Every generation of  native Californian will start a conversation about where they live with "You should have seen it when…" Well, this painting shows you what they mean. What their grandparents meant when they described how it was. And there is a stunning little bonus. The other side ...

Lewis Ramsey: Cowboy Pulp Cover Painting P1173

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Striking Cowboy Pulp Cover attributed to artist Lewis Ramsey. Oil on Canvas, image 24 x 25, with frame 30.5 x 31.5.   Lewis A. Ramsey was born in Bridgeport, Illinois in 1875. He was a portraitist and landscapist. He died in southern California in 1941. John Hafen was Ramsey's first art teacher. In 1892, he began study at the ...