• 19th century gold weight. Akan

    Finely cast 19th century gold weight depicting a ceremonial wand. Akan. Ghana. Bronze. L – 6.5 cm. £180. Click on image for slide show.

  • 19TH CENTURY GOLD WEIGHT. AKAN.GHANA

    A finely cast gold weight of two interlocking bundles with rope handles.Cast from one piece.Bronze. 19th century or before. Akan. L – 8.5 cm. £320. Click on image for slide show.

  • 19th century gold weight of a antelope

    A finely cast 18th – 19th century gold weight of a fabled antelope of elongated horns. Ex private collection UK. L – 5 cm. £220. Click on image for slide show.

  • 18th-19th century gold weight of a crab claw

    A rare cast from life 18th-19th century bronze gold weight of a crab claw. Akan. Ghana. L  – 3 cm. £220.Click on image for slide show.

  • 19TH CENTURY GOLD WEIGHT. AKAN. GHANA

    A finely cast gold weight of a ceremonial wand. Twisted handle with face with spiral horns.Bronze cast. 19th century or before. L – 9 cm. £250. Click on image for slide show.

  • Gold weight of a man carrying a chest.Akan

    Finely cast 18th-19th century gold weight of a man with walking stick and carrying a chest on his head.Akan.Ghana.Ex private collection UK. H – 5.5 cm. £450.Click on image for slide show.

  • 18th-19th century gold weight. Akan

    Finely cast gold weight of a cat fish. Akan. Ghana. Bronze cast. Ex private collection UK. 5.5 cm x 4.5 cm. 18th-19th century. £350. Click on image for slide show.

  • ‘OKIFA’ FIGURE – MBOLE

    Fine ‘Okifa’ figure. Mbole people. DRC. Ex Jo De Buck, Brussels and private collection Germany.H – 30 cm. Price on request. 4DEOO

  • PRESTIGE KNIFE – BAULE. IVORY COAST

    Fine prestige knife. Baule culture.Ivory Coast.The knife has a forged iron blade with wooden handle that is  beautifully decorated with old brass tacks. The animal hide sheath has three ‘spondylus’ shells attached,naturally red in colour. Ex private European collection.H – 26 cm.£950. (with display stand)

  • DOOR LOCK – BAMBARA.MALI

    Fine figurative door lock.Encrusted patina with fine decorations. Bambara culture. Mali. Ex private collection UK.H – 27 cm. £850

  • Animal mask. Makua -Tanzania

    Animal mask with great expression.Makua, Tanzania. Light wood with worn surface decorated with red paint, black in parts. H -  20 cm  (mask only) £1400 (on custom made display stand)

  • MUSICAL INSTRUMENT – KWERE. TANZANIA

    Finely carved musical instrument.Curved shaft surmounted with a beautifully carved crouching female figure. Encrusted patina. Kwere culture.Tanzania.H – 48 cm (excluding display stand) £1450

  • Headrest. Boni – Somalia

    A very finely decorated Boni headrest.Somalia.Decorated with fine designs on both supporting arms,bottom and top.As far as form and quality of decorations goes,this is nearly as good as you can find on this type of headrest. H – 19 cm. £650 (click for slide show)

  • 18TH -19TH CENTURY CEREMONIAL HAND CROSS – ETHIOPIA

    Fine ceremonial steel hand cross. 18th-19th century. Ex private collection UK. H – 25 cm. £650 (on display stand)

  • CEREMONIAL KNIFE – KUBA.DRC

    Kuba prestige knife,nice form and balance with copper blade (rarer to find),wooden handle with beautiful patina.H – 38 cm. £320 (on display stand)

  • MASK – MAKONDE

    Early dance mask. Makonde. Tanzania/Mozambique. Wooden mask,originally decorated with red pigments with wax facial markings. Nice worn back. Ex private collection UK. First half 20th century. H – 31 cm. £1400

  • Mask. Makonde. Tanzania/Mozambique

    Makonde mask. Border region Mozambique and Tanzania. Female mask with a large striking lip adornment and decorated with natural pigments of red,black and white.1st half 20th century. H – 27 cm. £1500. Click on image for slide show.

  • Tsonga headrest.Southern Africa

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

  • BRONZE BELL – BENIN.NIGERIA

    Fine bronze bell.Benin. Late 19th/early 20th century. Cast with rattle inside the bell body.Nice patina.D -  8 cm. £380 (on display stand)

  • BRONZE PENDANT – BURKINA FASO

    Fine rare form of bronze pendant. Burkina Faso. Nice worn patina.Early 20th century. Diameter – 9 cm. Ex private European collection. £450 (on display stand)

  • FINE BRONZE PENDANT – IVORY COAST

    Bronze pendant. Ivory Coast. L – 10 cm. Crescent form depicting a snake catching a frog.Nice worn patina.Early 20th century. Ex European collection. £450 (on display stand)

  • FINE TWISTED IRON BRACELET – BURKINA FASO

    Fine twisted iron bracelet. Bwa. Burkina Faso. Twisted form with stylised buffalo head and horns.Encrusted patina.19th century.Diameter – 11.5 cm . £480

  • FINE BRONZE CHARM – LOBI

    Fine bronze charm. Lobi. Burkina Faso.Late 19th century. In the form of a snake and worn as a protective charm attached to the lower leg .Ex Swiss private collection.H – 19 cm. £480 (on display stand)

  • 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

  • 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

  • Large prestige stool.Bamelike, Cameroon

    A large and impressive prestige stool.Bamelike, Cameroon. A group of six buffalo’s 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

  • TORTOISE SHELL HAND SHIELD.SOUTHERN SUDAN

    Hand shield.Tortoise shell,wood and metal.Dinka culture.Southern Sudan.Ex private collection UK. H- 51 cm. £1250 (on custom made stand)

  • DINKA HEADREST

    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. £850

  • UPPER ARM BAND.TANZANIA

    A finely decorated upper arm band.Tanzanian coastal region.Wood with leather binding. L 14 cm. £680

  • Double food bowl.Zambia

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

  • Headrest. Uganda

    Headrest. Karamajong culture.Northern Uganda. Fienly decorated on both supports bound together with leather strap also acting as the handle. Ex private collection UK. H – 16 cm. £340  (click on image for slide show)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Small ceremonial hand shield.Meru culture – Kenya

    Fine ceremonial dance shield.Meru culture – Kenya.Wood (one piece) and decorated with natural pigments of red and white. Good signs of use with nice worn patina on the handle.Mid 20th century or before.On custom made stand. H – 33 cm £780.

  • Headrest. Uganda

    Headrest. Karamajong culture.Northern Uganda.Fienly decorated on both supports bound together with leather strap also acting as the handle.Early restoration with aluminium at the top of one support. Ex private collection UK. H – 18 cm. £340  (click on image for slide show)

  • Kuba cup

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

  • 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

  • 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 collection. The Netherlands.Early-mid 20th century. H – 59cm. £2600