• Hide shield

    Small nicely formed personal shield from Northen Kenya. Buffalo hide with wooden support at the back. Height  -  72 cm (including height of stick) £750

  • High back chair.Ethiopia

    A fine high back Ethiopian chair. Lovely form and balance. Carved from one piece.Early 20th century.Ex Jonathan Lowen collection,UK. H- 94 cm D- 40 cm £1550

  • Ceremonial knife

    Fine ceremonial knife. Kifwebe style. Songye DRC. Circa 1930′s. Ex-private Belgium collection. H- 40 cm.£1800

  • HIDE SHIELD

    Early bell-shaped hide shield ‘glagwa’ coming from the Northern province of Cameroon.Animal hide with embossed lines and decorations.Highlighted with natural earth pigments of red.Early part 20th century with a leather handle at the rear.Ref. page 46 ‘Shields African, Southeast…..’  Ex-private coll. Height  -   Price  - £750

  • HEADREST C

    A fine headrest/personal hand shield. Dinka, Southern Sudan.Wood with four inserted legs. Old aluminium decorations with woven cotton army shoulder strap.The underside of the headrest has a hand grip enabling the headrest to act as a small shield like weapon. L – 40 cm. £950

  • Cutting board

    A fine early Garage cutting board.Circa early 20th century, from central Ethiopia with good form and age.Abstract animal features, the pointed edges representing cow udders with four ‘legs’ two top and top bottom.Carved from one piece of heavy wood. Height  -  55cm.Price  - £580

  • Brass amulet

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

  • Congo mask

    A fine Kuba/Lele mask (or sub group) DRC. Decorated with aluminium covering eyes and mouth. With original costume of raffia and animal hair. Ex Belgium private collection .H – 35 cm. Price on request

  • Small bronze figure. Djenne Mali

    A fine miniature bronze figure. Djenne period. Mali. Sitting with arms rested on her knees.Deep encrusted patina. Ex Seward Kennedy collection UK. H – 35mm. £480. Comes with a custom-made wooden display stand.

  • Miniature standing figure

    A fine miniature standing bronze figure. Djenne period. Mali. Standing upright with arms holding its protruding stomach.Deep encrusted patina. Ex Seward Kennedy collection UK. H – 41 mm. £470. Comes with a custom-made wooden display stand.

  • Fine early gold weight

    Gold weight of a bird. 18th – 19th century. Akan, Ghana. Ex-private collection London. £180

  • Figurative gold weight. 19th century

    A finely cast Akan gold weight of a man standing with his legs crossed, a flute in his mouth and a scorpion at his feet. 19th century. H – 44 mm. Ex-private German collection. £250

  • Figurative gold weight 19th century

    A fine bronze gold weight of a standing male figure from Ghana. Ex Seward Kennedy collection UK. 19th century, H 55 MM £350

  • 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

  • Fetish mask

     A early fetish mask – Luba ,DRC. Small wooden fetish mask adorned with forest snail shells, metal rings, feathers and raffia.H 22 cm. £850

  • Headrest I

    Sidama. Ethiopia. Late 19th century. Beautiful patina. Dense wood.H – 15 cm L – 21 cm. £340

  • Headrest K

    Gurage. Ethiopia. Carved from one solid block with curved neck support. The neckrest tappers in nicely to the base,what is more unusual with this neckrest is the depth of the band or ring at the lower section. 19th century.  H – 17 cm. £250

  • Headrest L

    Afar. Ethiopia. Rare form of Afar headrest appearing animal in form. Carved with four splayed supporting legs (rare with Afar headrests) with fine crisscross decorations. Length -  21.5 cm. First half 20th century.£270

  • Dancing figure

    A fine Sukuma figure with movable arms & feet. Held around the mid-rift & used in traditional dance ceremonies to celebrate the end of year harvest when dances from each village would gather to compete for the prize of the best dancing troupe.Ex-private coll. Netherlands.Early-mid 20th century. H – 59cm. £2600

  • Kete mask

    A fine Kuba Kete mask – DRC. The mask has a powerful expression with fine markings in natural pigments. Ex private collection London and Brussels. Price on request.

  • Palm wine cup. Kuba DRC

    A finely executed 19th century Kuba palm wine cup. DRC. H – 13 cm. Ex Belgium collection. £480

  • Bronze charm pendent. Ivory Coast/Burkina Faso

    L – 13 cm £550

  • ibegi figure

    An early Ibegi figure with an encrusted surface.The encrustation covers the whole body of the figure.There are traces of blue pigment around the ears and back of the head. There are typical Yoruba facial markings with metal eyes.The figure came from a private collection in the UK. H –  24cm. £750  

  • Stool/headrest.Southern Ethiopia

    L – 27 cm £420

  • Ashanti stool.Ghana

    Fine Ashanti stool. Early 20th century.Ghana. Ex private collection UK. L – 53 cm H – 33 cm. £850

  • Stool.Ashanti Ghana Early 20th century

    Fine Ashanti stool. Ghana. Early 20th century. Dark patina. Ex private collection UK. L -54 cm H – 36 cm. £750

  • Mother and child figure

    A fine early mother and child figure. Kaguru – Tanzania.The mother sitting on a stool holding her baby on her lap.Carved in a dense brown hardwood.First half 20th century.Height  -  47  cm. £2200

  • Lwena female figure

    Standing figure with the arms clasped behind the shoulders. Brass tacks decorate the face with markings on the cheeks. A good early piece with an oiling surface patina, coming from the Lwena – Angola/ Zambia. Ex Belgium collection. H -  23cm. £950

  • Fine Chewa mask. Malawi

    A fine early dance mask. Chewa – Malawi.A mask with great expression .Carved from a light wood.Extensive signs of use.Early 20th century.£2400

  • Body mask

    Body mask –  Makonde. Light wood and coloured with natural pigments. Etched and dotted design resembling tattooing on the stomach with fine pointed breasts . A well used mask used during the dance to celebrate the girls initiation into woman hood.1950′s or before. Height  - 49cm. £3400

  • Makonde mask

    A fine Makonde ‘mapiko’ mask.Collected in the early 1960′s in Mozambique by an expat working there and then kept in a private collection in the UK.Light wood decorated with yellow pigments with striking facial scarifications. £1800    

  • Mask.Southern Sudan

    A rare Southern Sudanese mask. Dinka or Bongo,with influences coming from the Zande {Sudan/DRC border region}.Field collected in the 1990′s.Carved from a hard wood.Early 20th century. H –  28 cm. £1800

  • Old Makonde mask

    A very expressive and early Makonde mask.The mask has a large lip plate and well worn surface.Original straps to fasten the mask are still attached.A piece of animal hide is attached to the head of the mask.Early part 20th century.Ex private collection UK. £1900

  • Chokwe mask

    A fine and rare  Chokwe mask.Light wood decorated with yellow pigments with unusual facial markings. The headdress is made from bark fibre decorated with natural pigments. Ex Afrika Museum collection Berg en Dal,Netherlands.(1960) with original museum documentation. H – 24 cm. £5800

  • Luvale mask

    A fine Luvale mask. Zambia and Angola border region. Large female mask collected in the 1960′s ex-private collection, UK. Fine features with its original head costume. £2400

  • Head crest mask

    ‘Egungun’ masks are the spiritual embodiment of the Yoruba ancestors.The mask ,placed on top of the head, has very fine features,fine coiffure, rounded face with typical Yoruba facial markings.Early 20th century Ex private coll. UK. £1800

  • Beaded ceremonial skirt

    A fine beaded ceremonial skirt. Iraqw culture. Tanzania. Early glass beads sown onto strips of animal hide. H – 1500 cm.Comes mounted on a backing board. £3500

  • BEADED SKIRT

    A fine and early beaded ceremonial skirt. Iraqw culture. Tanzania. Early glass bead on thin strips of animal hide. Early 20th century.Comes mounted on a display board.  £1800

  • Beaded skirt

    A  rare beaded skirt from the Iraqw culture – Tanzania.Early part 20th cent.Made from animal hide and decorated in an abstract design with small glass beads.Made during the young girl’s initiation ‘Marmo’ and worn during their coming out and rebirth ceremony….the girls entrance into womanhood.Length  - 1.2m approx. £2800

  • Fine large Zulu Pot

    Fine and large Zulu pot with woven lid.Striking zig-zag decoration with good shape and condition.Mid 20th century.Price £1200