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  • 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. £490

  • 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

  • Dogon mask

    A fine Dogon mask.Ex Hans Schlegel collection London.Sothebys London 1967. First half 20th century. H – 66 cm. £3500

  • 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. £550

  • 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.

  • Rare form of horn cup – Ethiopia

    A rare horn cup – Ethiopia. Early 20th century.One piece. Curved horn cups like this are rare to find. The bottom half of the horn which is solid has been carved away to form a thinner section. H- 24 cm. Comes on a display stand. £650

  • 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. £570

  • 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

  • Headrest. Dinka

    A nicely formed Dinka headrest. Southern Sudan. With two heads with upturned ‘horns’ on either end, splayed supporting legs with woven leather strap.Lovely form and patina and in good condition. Mid 20th century. £1200  

  • 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

  • Thumb piano. Tanzania

    A beautifully patinated thumb piano from the WaGogo tribe,Tanzania. H -  36 cm    W – 28 cm. £590

  • 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

  • Mother and child.Makonde

    A impressive mother and child figure. Makonde, Mozambique/Tanzania. First half 20th century. Carved from a heavy wood the mother crouching and holding a pot on her head with her baby strapped to her back. Mother with typical Makonde facial tattooing and decorated with white and blue.H – 50 cm. £2800

  • Early 20th century Ethiopian small chair

    Small in size with three supporting legs.Attractive cut out design on the back support. Good condition with deep lusty patina. H – 70 cm. £850

  • Pende mask. DRC

    A fine ‘Giphogo’ helmet mask.Eastern Pende. Kasai region DRC. Ex Peter Alder collection. London. Publisher Duncan Clark ‘African Hats and Jewellery’ P -100. £2800

  • Ethiopian chair

    An unusual Ethiopian high backed chair. Small in size with sections joined together. Beautiful overall patina with attractive decorations to all sides. Gurage culture.Early 20th century. Ex-private collection London.H – 70 cm x 34 cm x 33 cm. £780

  • Parrying shield.Dinka

    A fine early parrying shield.Dinka – Southern Sudan. Nice form with ridge running the length of the shield.Ex private collection Kenya. L – 120 cm. £1200

  • Two large zoomorphic village stools.

    Two fine and rare large village stools in amazing zoomorphic forms.Both Omo Valley,Ethiopia. First half 20th century. Left -  Ex Jonathan Lowen collection,London.  Right – SOLD. Left Length – 70 cm Height  – 35 cm. £850

  • Early 20th century chair.Ethiopia

    A beautifully decorated and well patinated chair with one arm support. Gurage culture.Ethiopia.Early 20th century.Comfortable and strong. H – 59 cm. £650

  • Fine Congo stool

    A fine Luba/Zela? stool (or related people) DRC. A powerful female figure with arms raised supporting the seat platform. Carved from a dense heavy wood.The figure has scarification markings and aluminium inserted eyes. H – 35 cm. First half 20th century. CBDBHOO. Price – £2800

  • Headrest. Rendille.Kenya

    A fine Rendille headrest, Kenya. Beautifully formed with deep patina colour. L -  24 cm H – 16 cm. £340

  • Mende mask

    A fine Mende ‘Sowei’ mask. Sierra Leone. Serene expression with fine cross hatch hair style decoration. First half 20th century. H –  45 cm. £2800

  • Reclining chair

    A fine two piece reclining backrest/chair. 19th century. Ethiopia. Consisting of two pieces of wood, the backrest slotting into the base.The chair has a wonderful patina all over and elegant form. Length –  105 cm Height – 84 cm Wide – 50 cm. £1800

  • Tiny wicker dance shield.DRC

    A fine and rare tiny ceremonial dance shield. Tight wicker weave with wicker handle.BaShi – Eastern region of DRC and border with Rwanda.Shields like these are normally carried and danced with by women during ceremony.Early 20th century. H – 20.5 cm £ 480