• 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. £580

  • 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)

  • Small stool. Southern Ethiopia border with Northern Kenya

    A unusual small stool with circular base and two supporting uprights bound with leather stips. Woven animal hide strip attached. Southern Omo Valley region,Ethiopia. H – 14 cm.W – 19 cm. Mid 20th century.£340

  • Headrest. Ethiopia

    Finely decorated headrest. Hadiya – Southern/central Ethiopia. Early 20th century. Good condition and form. H – 19 cm. £270

  • 3. Headrest. Zulu – Southern Africa

    Early Zulu headrest in typical block form, decorations on either support. Nice surface patina. First half 20th century.Ex private collection Germany. H – 12 cm. L – 43 cm. £480

  • Fine tiny stool. Tirma tribe.Ethiopia and Sudan

    A beautiful formed small personal stool (would have once had a leather strap attached to carry) Tirma/Chai – Ethiopia and Sudan. This piece was collected in Ethiopia.Has a beautiful shinny patina. Ex Tekalegn Besepa collection – Addis Ababa. H . 14 cm. £380

  • Headrest/stool. Turkana – Northern Kenya

    A large in size Turkana headrest from Northern Kenya. Decorated with small metal pieces along the top rest. Leather strap between the two supports.Good condition.H – 21 cm. £420

  • 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

  • 1. Headrest. Swazi – Southern Africa

    A long and elegant Swazi headrest. Southern Africa. In good overall condition. First half 20th century. Ex private collection UK. L – 43 cm. H – 13 cm. £750

  • Headrest. Boni – Somali

    An early example of a Boni headrest without any of the usual decorations. Good form and patina from use and age. Boni. Somalia.H – 15 cm. £320

  • 2. Tsonga headrest.Southern Africa

    Tsonga headrest with one central support decorated with geometric designs on both sides,similar to that on the lugs of either end of the curved support.Ex private collection UK. First half 20th century. H  – 15 cm. £580

  • Double food bowl.Zambia

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Akan gold weight

    Fine Akan gold weight of a man cutting a palm tree. 19th century. H – 4 cm. Ex-private collection Germany. £280  (click on image for slideshow)

  • Akan gold weight

    Fine Akan gold weight of a bird on a perch. 19th century.Ex private collection UK. 32 mm x 20 mm. £190 (comes on a wooden custom made display base)

  • Standing male figure.Tanzania

    Symbolising rank and prestige,this sculpture depicts a male figure standing on top of a stool,a common characteristic in East African sculpture.Ex private collection UK.Collected in the 1990’s.Deep lusty patina.H 60 cm. £1800

  • Finely decorated gourd

    The gourd is beautifully decorated with images of people,plants and geometric designs. It has a fantastic traditional restoration repairing an old crack with the gourd finely stitched together.The stopped indicates that this gourd was also possibly used as a doll and well as a container.Tanzanian. H –  28 cm. Price  -  £480

  • Stool. Kamba Kenya

    Early Kamba stool from Kenya with four supporting legs, old traditional sheet metal restoration to the seat. Early part 20th century. H – 29 cm D – 30 cm. £420

  • Stool. Lozi Zambia

    A small nicely formed stool with two V-shaped supports.Lozi culture,Zambia.Carved in a heavy wood with deep lusty patina. H – 20 cm   D – 19.5 cm. £420

  • 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

  • 19th century palm wine cup

    A very early ceremonial palm wine container.Ngombe.DRC.The handle is decorated with early brass tacks and a mental chain which all appear to be the same period as the cup. 19th century.Ex Belgium collection.£580

  • Kifwebe mask

    Fine Kifwebe mask. Luba/Songye.DRC. Ex private collection Penn Kent. London. H- 42 cm. BTGEHOO. £5800