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    Welcome. If you would like more images or details on any of the pieces listed here please don’t hesitate to get in touch via email or phone. art@tribalgatheringlondon.com  T – + 44 7939 166148.Thanks Bryan Reeves    

  • HEADREST/STOOL.SUDAN

    A nicely formed stool or headrest formed from a branch of a tree. Toposa. Southern Sudan. Three supporting legs with beautiful patina. L – 55 cm. £380

  • RECENT ADDITIONS

  • Fine Ashanti stool

    A fine Ashanti stool,Ghana. Good form with lovely patina. Good condition.First half 20th century.Large in size. H – 48 cm L – 53 cm. £780

  • Fine Igbo stool

    A fine Igbo stool Nigeria with complex interlocking design. In good overall condition.Early part 20th century.Ex private collection UK. H – 29 cm. D – 32 cm. £1200

  • Koran stand. East African coast possibly Zanzibar

    A rare form of Koran stand coming from the East African coast. Unusual to have the flat carved top as a separate piece. First half 20th century. H – 48 cm L – 27 cm.Ex private collection UK. £450

  • HEADREST. ETHIOPIA

    A fine Oromo headrest.Bale region.Ethiopia. 17 X 16 cm. £380

  • Headrest/stool.

    A beautifully formed headrest/stool with attached snuff container.Hamar people.Southern Ethiopia.21 X 19 cm  £450

  • FURNITURE: STOOLS,CEREMONIAL CHAIRS ETC – SEE BELOW

  • Elephant Stool

    This elephant stool was given to the previous owner by her father who was the lead doctor in Southern Sudan. He was given the stool as a gift for services rendered by a Dinka chief in the early 1940′s. Carved in a very heavy dense wood with worn patina. H – 63 cm. £950

  • A fine low wooden tribal chair

    A fine low wooden tribal chair with metal decorations coming from the Guro people in the Ivory Coast.Ex-private coll.UK. H – 52 cm.Early 20th century. £950

  • Small Stool

    An early 20th-century Igbo stool. Small in size with fine cut out proportions, comprising of three circular bands, top, bottom and middle supported by rows of small triangular shaped cut out upright supports. Good signs of early wear and use.H- 29 cm. £420

  • Chief’s stool

    A fine and rare type of Ashanti stool, Ghana. Pre 1940′s.Unusually decorated on both sides with four snakes that would have acted as a form of protection to the sitting chief. Ex-private collection UK.Length – 48cm. Price  - £850

  • Bent wood chair

    A beautifully formed Gurage, Ethiopian chair made from three pieces of bent wood acting as the back, seat and leg supports. The seat is made from strips of woven animal hide, strong and comfortable. Late 19th to early 20th century. SOLD

  • High backed chair

    Medium sized Ethiopian chair with three curved supporting legs. Late 19th century. Good form and condition with nice patina. H 83 cm. Diameter –  47 cm. £850

  • Intricately carved stool

    An early Bamileke stool from the Cameroon.Ex old English collection.Typically circular in form with rows of intricately carved bat heads. Height  -  40 cm. Early 20th century.Diameter 28 cm. £650.

  • Fine circular stool

    A beautiful and simply formed Congolese stool with nicely balance circular top and bottom. Good condition with striation decorations coming from the base and up the support.Probably Mangbetu in origin, north eastern  DRC. Early 20th-century.H- 32cm. Diameter 40 cm. £550

  • 19th century high backed chair.

    A large and unusual late 19th century Ethiopian high backed throne. Coming from the Jimma region. Carved from a heavy brown wood, supported by three curved legs with a rare cutout cross design on the backrest. Nice patina and in good condition. H – 101 cm. W – 57 cm. £1900.

  • Prestige stool

    A fine early prestige stool. Duala, Cameroon. Early 20th century. Ex-private collection UK. Length – 52 cm. £950

  • A fine and unusually long stool

    A fine and unusually long Lobi stool. Burkina Faso. Beautiful form and patina. Early 20th century. L – 71 cm  H – 38 cm  £750

  • 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

  • Small zoomorphic stool

    A nicely balanced Lobi stool. Burkina Faso. Early 20th century. L – 42 cm. H – 22.5 cm. £450

  • LARGE TITLE STOOL

    A rare type of stool symbolising rank and title. Hehe tribe. Iringa region. Tanzania. Early 20th century. H -40 cm D – 51 cm. £650

  • CEREMONIAL DANCE STOOL

    A rare type of ceremonial dance stool. Mende. Sierra Leone. Beautiful patina with fine markings on the staff and decorations on the top and underside of the seat.Early 20th century. H- 51 cm. £450

  • Stool with zoomorphic form

    An unusual and early Ethiopian stool made from a natural tree branch and formed with four supporting legs. Well worn patina and wonderful zoomorphic presence. Length – 65 cm. £650

  • Beaded stool

    Kamba, Kenya. A stool with four supporting legs, flat top decorated with small glass beads in the attractive design. First half 20th century. H – 39 cm. W – 35 cm. £450

  • Early 20th century stool

    A fine early 20th-century Lobi stool with good form and age. Four powerful supporting legs with central phallic form. Burkina Faso. Early 20th century. L -71 cm H – 38 cm. Price  -  £550

  • Coffee table

    An early 20th-century Ethiopian coffee table decorated with green, yellow and red colours.Traditionally used as a table to serve and present coffee.First half 20th century.Carved from one piece.Ethiopia.H – 37 cm W – 43 cm £580

  • Lozi stool

    A fine small in size Lozi stool. Zambia. Elegant simple form with a deep dark patina all over. Early 20th century. Ex UK collection. H – 19  cm. D – 20 cm.DEDDEO.    Price on request

  • Elder’s Stool

    An early elders stool with a finely decorated twisted wire top. Kamba people, Kenya. With three supporting legs in good overall condition.Early 20th century. Diameter 27 cm H 16 cm.£420

  • Rare double tiered ceremonial stool

    A rare early double tiered ceremonial stool. Ashanti, Ghana. Early 20th century.Ex Jonathan Lowen collection, London. H -61 cm L – 65 cm W 37 cm. £850

  • Large throne Late 19th century

    A rare form of Ethiopian high backed chair with four curved supporting legs and large in form.Carved from a very dense heavy dark wood. Lovely patina, comfortable to sit in. H – 93 cm. Seat diameter -59 cm. Late 19th century.£2900

  • Old high backed chair

    Old Ethiopian chair with a wonderful surface patina with organic form. Medium in size  - H 62cm x 45 cm. Mid to late 19th century. Three supporting legs with slightly curved supporting back support with deep surface patination. Price  -  £750

  • Four legged chair

    A small nicely shaped Ethiopian chair with four supporting legs.The chair has four curved supporting legs which is rarer to find with Ethiopian chairs.It has a deep lusty patina from long age and regular use.19th century.Height  -  75 cm Diameter  - 25 cm.Price  -  £680

  • 19th century chair/stool

    A low chair carved from one piece from a hard brown wood.The chair has deep waves on the surface of the seat as a result of extensive use over the years.Three supporting legs with upright stilts to the base of the seat. Medium in size. Diameter  - 45 cm. £690

  • Unusual wood and leather chair

    An early 20th century low wood & leather sitting chair.The back support is formed from a bent piece of wood that gives this piece such a wonderful form. It has been decorated with lines of red paint which add to its individuality.The seat is made from woven strips of leather.H – 58cm £ 750

  • BRONZES – AS BELOW

  • Gold weight 19th century

    An unusual Akan gold weight from Ghana in abstract form.Ex-private collection UK. 19th century.L 115 mm W 42 mm £180

  • Gold weight 17th century

    A fine 17th-century gold weight in geometric form. Akan, Ghana.Ex-private collection London.W- 25 mm £140

  • Brass amulet

    A finely cast brass amulet. Senufo. Ivory Coast. First half 20th century. Ex-private collection Netherlands. H- 4 cm. Custom mounted. £450