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  • Terracotta storage container.Tanzania

    A rare and unusual piece that would have been used by the traditional healer as a ritual container. There is a large opening on top of the ‘pig’ and the body is hollow to form the container.The whole piece has a crackled surface patina created over time from use. Pare culture. Tanzania. L -  32 cm. £1500…

  • Bambara animal mask.Mali.Ex Josef Herman collection

    A fine early animal mask with great expression.  Bambara, Mali. Ex-collection of artist Josef Herman, London. In the slid show photos you can see the mask hanging on the back wall above the artist in his studio. £4800

  • Pende mask

    A fine western Pende mask.Classic features decorated with red and white pigments.Ex Museum collection (deaccession) USA. Numbered on the back. First half 20th century. £3400

  • Fine bronze cuff. Lobi. Burkina Faso

    A beautifully cast bronze cuff coming from the Lobi culture in Burkina Faso. 1st half 20th century, Ex-private collection UK. H -  29.5 cm £1400

  • Yoruba mother and child figure

    A mother with twins figure.Yoruba, Nigeria. The mother kneeling holding an offering bowl with one child on her back the other by her side. Ex German collection. H -  25 cm £1650

  • Title staff

    A usual staff of 2 figures, M & F sitting facing in opposite directions. Each figure has in its forehead a fetish hole,  similar holes in other areas of the staff. Luba or Tabwa? DRC.Spiral form surmounted on a metal stand. Figures bound with wire and glass beads. Ex-private collection UK. H -  66 cm £2900

  • Mother and child. Dogon. Mali

    A fine mother and child figure. Dogon, Mali. The mother kneeling with upright stance holding her baby. Weather surface but still keeping the body and facal features of the sculpture. Ex Seward Kennedy collection, London. H -  40 cm. £4500

  • Small maternity figure. Kwere,Tanzania

    A small nicely carved maternity figure.Kwere, Tanzania. Kneeling female figure nicely balanced leaning slightly forward, hands holding her stomach. Worn patina and decorated with strands of early white glass beads. H -   11 cm. £680 (comes on wooden display base)

  • Pende mask

    Fine Pende mask. DRC. A mask with good expression and with original costume. Ex private collective Netherlands. £2800

  • Fine Mbunda mask. Zambia

    A powerful Mbunda mask with great expression. Border region of Zambia and Angola. 1940′s – 1950′s. D – 46 cm. POR

  • 9Headrest. Jimma, Ethiopia

    Fine Jimma headrest. Ethiopia. Elegant form with beautiful patina. Ex-private collection Belgium. £580

  • Tsonga headrest

    Fine Tsonga headrest, Southern Africa. Ex Terry Pathica collection UK. Early 20th century. £1650

  • Large prestige stool.Bamelike, Cameroon

    A large and impressive prestige stool.Bamelike, Cameroon. A group of six buffalos supporting a flat circular base. Carved from one piece with a deep lusty patina. Early 20th century. Ex private collection UK. H- 40 cm  D – 56 cm. £1600

  • Group of 3 mounted 19th century copper currencies – DRC

    Three mounted copper currencies.Mbole, DRC. 19th century. Each in good condition mounted securely on top of each other on a bronze base. Slightly descending in size from bottom to top. Overall height – 45cm. £1500

  • Chokwe hatchet.Angola

    A fine Chokwe prestige hatchet, Angola. First half 20th century. Ex private collection USA. L – 34 cm. ASBABOO.Price on request

  • Headrest.Karamajong Uganda

    A finely balanced headrest from northern Uganda, Karamajong tribe.  Nice form and good patina.Ex private collection UK.H – 20 cm. £680

  • Early 20th century stool. Duala

    A fine early prestige stool. Duala, Cameroon. Early 20th century. Ex-private collection UK. Length – 50 cm. H – 36 cm £1200

  • Bronze ring. Dogon, Mali

    A fine bronze ring. Dogon culture. Mali. Ex-private collection UK. First half 20th century. H – 6 cm. DIO – SOLD

  • Bronze ring Dogon, Mali

    A fine bronze ring of a horseman. Dogon culture. Mali. Ex-private collection UK. Early 20th century or before. H – 7 cm. £550

  • Fine miniature bronze figure. Lobi

    A fine miniature standing bronze figure.Lobi culture, Burkina Faso.early 20th century.Ex-private collection UK .H -70 mm. £580

  • Miniature bronze figure. Djenne period Mali

    A fine and rare miniature bronze figure. Djenne period.Mali. Standing figure with both arms holding its protruding navel. Encrusted patina. Ex Seward Kennedy collection UK. H – 30mm. £560

  • Miniture bronze figure. Djenne – Mali

    A fine miniature kneeling bronze figure.Djenne period, Mali.A kneeling bronze figure leaning forward with arms resting on its knees.Was probably worn and a pendant or charm.Ex Seward Kennedy collection, London. H 50mm. EEO – SOLD

  • Finely woven grass fiber basket.Tutsi – Rwanda

    A woven grass fibre basket with attractive interlocking triangular designs. Woven completely in natural fibre. First half 20th century.Ex Belgium collection. H – 36 cm. £780

  • Prestige staffs – Tanzania

    Two mounted wooden staffs. Sandawe – Tanzania.One in abstract form and other with a naturalistic head. H – 70 cm & H – 54 cm. £750 pair.

  • Female figure. Suku – DRC

    Female figure. Suku, DRC. First half 20th century. Ex-private collection The Netherlands. Collected in situ in the 1970′s.  – H  52 cm £2800

  • Tall female figure. Tanzania

    A fine early 20th-century female figure.Kaguru culture, Tanzania. The female figure standing with both arms holding its stomach. Standing on one foot with the other one missing. Impressive in its size and sculptural quality. H – 90cm. £1800

  • Small Ethiopian chair. 19th century

    A fine and nicely formed small high backed Ethiopian chair. Beautiful patina with curved back support.Unusual and attractive cut out decoration on the back support.Three supporting legs.Late 19th to early 20th century. H – 69 cm. £780

  • Headrest.Ethiopia

    A very fine Oromo headrest, Ethiopia.Ex Pierre Loos collection Brussels. H -  15.5 cm £450

  • Fine Mumuye figure. Nigeria

    A fine tall Mumuye figure.Nigeria.Ex-private collection Jonathan Lowen, London.Wonderful form and movement with great presence.Fist half 20th century. H – 112 cm. Price on request.

  • Zulu hat

    Hat.Zulu,Southern Africa.Woven hair coloured with natural pigments of red ochre.Mid 20th century. D – 40 cm. £900 (comes on custom made display stand)

  • Headrest/stool. Bongo, Sudan.

    A fine rare headrest/stool coming from the Bongo culture, Southern Sudan.Beautifully curved support on four legs.Nice honey colour patina.A small missing piece to the edge of the seat as seen in the photo, otherwise in good overall condition no restorations or repairs. L -  27 cm H – 18 cm. £950

  • Double food bowl.Zambia

    A fine double food bowl. Lozi tribe. Zambia.Mid 20th century.  L -  53 cm. £750

  • Fine ceremonial knife. Kuba

    A fine Kuba knife ‘Ikula’ DRC. Beautifully formed, the handle with a deep lusty patina with fine white metal inlay decorations.19th century. H – 37 cm SOLD

  • Seated figure.Tanzania

    Impressive seated figure. Kaguru, Tanzania. The male figure seated on a three-legged stool as a symbol of rank and prestige. First half 20th century. H -  64 cm. £2400

  • Stool Uganda and DRC

    Beautifully formed stool from northern Uganda border with DRC.Mangbetu influence in its shape.Early 20th century. Attractive decorations to the lower support. Nice patina.Early 20th century. D – 37 cm H – 26 cm. £680

  • Female bust. Makonde

    A fine female bust. Makonde. Mozambique/Tanzania. Used as a ritual piece with holes to contain medicine on top of head and back.Mid 20th century. H – 18 cm. £850

  • Hand shield.Toposa

    A beautifully formed small hide hand shield. Toposa. Sudan  H – 40 cm. Mid 20th century. Animal hide with wooden support. £650

  • Kuba cup

    Fine anthropomorphic drinking vessel. Kuba, DRC. First half 20th century.Ex private Belgium collection. £900