UNABASHEDLY CRAFT

During SOFA Chicago 2016

November 2 – 12, 2016

Eccentric Currency

Eccentric Currency | Cross River Area | Nigeria | Early 20th Century | H: 15" x 4" | Forged Iron | # 14251

Spirit Ladder

Spirit Ladder | Dogon Culture | Mali | Late 19th Century | H: 18" x 4" x 1.5"  | Carved Wood | # 16549

Bracelet

Bracelet | Burkina Faso | 19th Century | H: 6" x 7" x 2.5" - H: 8" on Metal Stand | Copper Alloy | # 18719

Spike Bracelet

Spike Bracelet | Burkina Faso | 19th Century | H: 7" x 9" x 2" - H: 9" on Metal Stand | Copper Alloy | # 18717

Figurative Staff

Figurative Staff | Dogon Culture | Mali | 19th Century | H: 28" x 3' x 1" | Forged Iron | # 19106

Snake Armlet

Snake Armlet | Lobi Culture | Burkina Faso | 19th Century | H: 5.25" x 5" x 4" - H 7.5" on Metal Stand | Los Wax Copper Alloy | # 18454

Musical Scraper

Musical Scraper | Bamana Culture | Mali | Late 19th Century /  Early 20th Century | H: 21" x 1.75" x 1.75" | Forged Iron | # 18807

Necklace

Necklace | Baule Culture |  Ivory Coast | 20th Century | H: 11" x 14" - H:19" on Metal Display Stand | Cast Brass | # 18262

Milk Container

Milk Container | Tutsi Culture | Rwanda / Burundi | 20th Century | H: 17" x 5.5" | Carved Wood, Metal Native Repairs | # 17262

Milk Pail

Milk Pail | Zulu Culture | South Africa | 20th Century |H: 14.5" x 6" | Carved Wood | # 15421

Horse-Eye Plate (uma no me)

Horse-Eye Plate (uma no me)  | Seto Area, Japan | Late Edo /Early Meiji Period | H: 10.5" x 2" | Glazed Stoneware | # 16901

Bracelet

Bracelet | Burkina Faso | Early 20th Century | H: 9" x 7.5" x 9.5" - on metal stand | Copper Alloy | # 19241

Hat

Hat | Senufo Culture | Burkina Faso | 19th Century | H: 16" x 7'x 14" - on metal stand | Forged Iron | # 19171

Samurai Riding Jacket

Samurai Riding Jacket | Japan | Late Edo / Early Meiji Period | H: 36" x 51" Table top stand | Smoked deer skin with stenciled designs | # 18462

Shield

Shield | Tamberma Culture | Togo | Early 20th Century | 14" x 4" | Woven Wicker | # 14762

Shield

Shield | Tamberna Cultuer | Togo | Early 20th Century | 13" x 4" | Woven Wicker | #8986

Ceremonial Kerchief

Ceremonial Kerchief | Dida Culture | Ivory Coast | 20th Century | 22.5" x 18" Mounted on a stretcher | Tie-Dyed Plaited Raffia | #17254

Ceremonial Kerchief

Ceremonial Kerchief | Dida Culture | Ivory Coast | 20th Century | 22.5' x 18"  Mounted on a stretcher | Tie-Dyed Plaited Raffia | # 17253

Ceremonial Kerchief

Ceremonial Kerchief | Dida Culture | Ivory Coast | 20th Century | 22.5" x 18"  Mounted on a stretcher | Tie- Dyed Plaited Raffia | # 17251

Ceremonial Kerchief

Ceremonial Kerchief | Dida Culture | Ivory Coast | 20th Century | 22.5" x 18" Mounted on a stretcher | Tie- Dyed Plaited Raffia | # 17250

Dance Skirt Panel

Dance Skirt Panel | Kuba Kingdom | Democratic Republic of Congo | 20th Century | 32" x 27" Mounted on a stretcher | Woven applique raffia | # 6500

Tea Ceremony Mat (mosen)

Tea Ceremony Mat (mosen)  | Japan | 19th Century | 57" x 99" Mounted on a stretcher | Resist Indigo - Dyed Felted Wool | # 18760
 

Coronet (orikogbofo)

Coronet orikogbofo) | Yoruba Culture | Nigeria | 20th Century | H: 18"  x 9" x 9" - on stand | Glass beads, cloth | # 19239

Judicator's Cap

Judicator's Cap (detail)  | Yoruba Culture | Nigeria | 20th Century | H: 33" x 8" x 9" | Glass beads, cloth | # 19240

Great Crown (ade)

Great Crown (ade)   detail | Yoruba Culture | Nigeria | Early 20th Century | H: 42" x 10" | Glass beads, cloth | # 18849

Great Crown (ade)

Great Crown (ade)   detail | Yoruba Culture | Nigeria | 20th Century | H: 41" x 10" | Glass beads, cloth, copper alloy | # 18851

Cap

Cap | Yoruba Culture | Nigeria | 20th Century | H: 4" x 7" | Glass beads, cloth | # 18098

Pot Stand / Storage Vessel

Pot Stand / Storage Vessel | Nupe Culture | Nigeria | 20th Century | H: 24" x 13" | Earthenware | # 18084

Bottle

Bottle | Utyo River Area | Dem. Rep. Congo | 20th Century | H: 12" x 9.5" x 8" | Earthenware | # 18984

Bottle

Bottle | Utyo River Area | Dem. Rep. Congo | 20th Century | H: 12.5" x 9" x 7.5" | Earthenware | # 18986

Double Lobbed Bottle

Double Lobbed Bottle | Utyo River Area | Dem. Rep. Congo | 20th Century | H: 6.5" x 7" x 3" | Earthenware

Double Lobbed Vessel

Double Lobbed Vessel | Democratic Republic of Congo | 20th Century | H:7" x 9.5" x 4.5" | Earthenware | # 15667

Storage Vessel

Storage Vessel | Artist: Warren Frederick | Virginia | 1993 | H: 24" x 22" | Stoneware, natural ash glaze | # 17506