• Ceremonial skirt. Cameroon grasslands

    A rare grass fiber ceremonial skirt. Cameroon grasslands. First half 20th century.Grass fiber, bronze bells, cowrie shells and tiny glass beads.Ex Clive Loveless, London. H – 57 cm L – 95 cm (comes mounted) £1650

  • 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

  • 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

  • Kete mask

    A fine Kete mask – Dem. Republic Congo. Mask with powerful expression,fine markings in natural pigments of yellow,white and red.Pointed protruding eyes with metal tips. Ex estate (collection) Penn Kent,London. Ex Lavuun Quackelbeen,Brussels. 1st half 20th century. H – 47 cm. £3800

  • 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. £3800

  • Female fetish figure. Fipa,Tanzania

    Fetish figure. Fipa culture,Lake Tanganyika region,Tanzania.Figure standing upright with legs slightly bent,both arms resting on her stomach. Fetish cavity in the stomach covered with a mirror and loose beads.Another fetish cavity with a broken horn at the top of the head. Decorated with stands of early beads.H – 31 cm. £850

  • Spiral currency. 19TH CENTURY.Cross River Region.Nigeria

    A  fine 19th-century spiral currency.Cross River Region, Nigeria. Ex private collection UK. L -  29 cm . £950

  • Fine Makonde spatula. Mozambique

    A fine spatula surmounted with two finely carved heads. Makonde,Mozambique. First half 20th century. Ex private collection France. H  – 58 cm. Good over all condition. £3600. (click on image for slid show)

  • FINE ZULU SPOON

    A finely carved wooden spoon. Zulu,Southern Africa. Good condition.First half 20th century. Ex private collection UK. H -  35 cm. £280. Comes custom mounted. (click on image for slide show)

  • SMALL MALE FIGURE. TANZANIA

    A fine small standing man fetish figure. Sagara tribe,Tanzania. Upright stance with fetish hole at the top of the head. Beaded eyes,1st half 20th century. H – 15 cm. £550. Comes on custom made mount. (click on image for slide show)

  • CEREMONIAL BRONZE RATTLE – BENIN.NIGERIA

    Bronze ceremonial rattle. Early 20th century.Benin.Nigeria.Ex private Swiss collection.L -  12 cm. £350 (on display stand)

  • Tsonga headrest

    Fine Tsonga headrest, Southern Africa. Ex Terry Pethica collection UK. Early 20th century. £1650

  • Headrest. Jile, Amhara region. Ethiopia

    Ethiopian headrest with smooth well used patina. Jile, Amhara region. Ethiopia. Etched decorations to the central support. H – 14.5 cm. £320

  • Granary Door lock

    Wooden door lock depicting a crocodile (a symbol of protection).Bambara culture – Mali.Full length crocodile figure with fine criss cross decorations.The lock comes with the wooden cross hatch (not shown in the photo) Mid 20th cent.H – 55cm. On display stand. £850

  • Fine Dan mask.IVORY COAST

    A fine Dan mask.Ivory Coast. First half 20th century. Ex private collection Netherlands. H – 21 cm. £ 2600

  • Prestige staff. Wahaha – Tanzania

    Fine prestige staff.Haha tribe,Tanzania.Wood with inlayed white metal eyes.Beautiful smooth patina.Lovely form. H -  68 cm £850 (comes on custom made display stand)

  • Prestige hatchet. Mozambique

    A fine prestige hatchet from Mozambique (probably Makonde).The top of the shaft is decorated with geometric designs with a carved animal to one side.Metal blade.Beautiful patina.Ex private collection UK.First half 20th century.H -  49 cm . £1600  (comes on custom made stand)

  • Beautiful old harp.Senufo – Ivory Coast

    A fine and old stringed instrument,harp.Senufo – Ivory Coast.Ex Swiss collection. Wooden shaft with metal decoration at the top.Gourd base covered with animal hide.At the base where the strings are mounted on the gourd base is a abstract female form.In great condition considering its age.H – 72 cm. £1400

  • Stool. Bamileke – Cameroon

    A fine prestige stool. Bamileke, Cameroon.  Ex private collection UK.Lovely fur face patina.H -  42 cm. £1450 (click on image for slide show)

  • Fine ladle.Ivory Coast

    A fine wooden ladle with beautiful form and patina. Dan or Baule,Ivory Coast. Ex-private collection UK. H -  44 cm (excluding stand) £880 (click on image for slide show)

  • 5. Headrest. Garage culture. Ethiopia

    A nicely decorated and rare Ethiopian headrest coming from the Garage culture.Double tiered base with fine decorations.Traces of fat (white in colour) on the support and underside.H – 17.5 cm. £450

  • Ceremonial cup. Kuba – DRC

    A fine ceremonial palm wine vessel. Kuba, (or related group) DRC. Early 20th century 1920′s – 30′s. Ex private collection Brussels. H – 18 cm. £1100

  • Ceremonial hat ‘botolo’ DRC

    Ceremonial hat ‘botolo’.Ekonda people.DRC.Woven wicker frame decorated with natural pigments with brass disc. First half 20th century.Ex private collection Belgium. H -  37  cm. (excluding display stand) £1200

  • Female figure. Dogon – Mali

    A fine early Dogon figure, Mali. Standing female figure with hands raised above its head. Encrusted patina, ex-private Swiss collection, originally purchased Galerie Numaga, Neuchatel 1967. H 49 cm. £1500

  • Tall slender female figure. Laguru, Tanzania

    A female figure with fine slender proportions. Luguru,Tanzania. Carved with the figure holding her navel. Upright stance with legs slightly crouching. Fetish hole to the back side. H – 52 cm. First half 20th century. £2200

  • Comb. Ashanti – Ghana

    Finely decorated comb. Ashanti, Ghana. Top section decorated with a coat of arms and cross (early colonial influence), central section with detailed traditional Ashante motifs.In good condition.1st half 20th century or before. H – 27 cm. £450

  • Pair of fine copper cuffs. Igbo – Nigeria

    A pair of fine quality copper cuffs. Igbo, Nigeria. 1st half 20th century 1930′s.Ex-private collection UK.H -  25 cm.£1200 pair

  • Terracotta storage container.Tanzania

    An unusual terracotta animal that would have been used by the traditional healer as a ritual container. There is a large opening on top of the body of the pig acting as the container.The whole piece has a crackled surface patina from ritual use. Pare culture. Tanzania. L -  32 cm. £1500

  • Bambara animal mask.Mali.Ex Josef Herman collection

    A fine early animal mask ‘hyena’ with wonderful animal like expression.  Bambara, Mali. Ex-collection of artist Josef Herman, London. In the slideshow photos you can see the mask hanging on the back wall with Herman sitting in the foreground.£4800 (click on image for slideshow)

  • Fetish mask

    Fetish mask. Luba,DRC. Small wooden fetish mask carved round in form like the larger Luba Kifwebe style masks. Adorned with forest snail shells, metal rings, feathers and raffia. Traces of dried ritual substances in the back of the mask. H 22 cm. £950  (click on image for slid show)

  • Title staff

    A usual staff of 2 figures, M & F sitting facing in opposite directions. Each figure has in its forehead a fetish hole,  similar holes in other areas of the staff. Luba or Tabwa? DRC.Spiral form surmounted on a metal stand. Figures bound with wire and glass beads. Ex-private collection UK. H -  66 cm £2900

  • Mother and child. Dogon. Mali

    A fine mother and child figure. Dogon, Mali. The mother kneeling with upright stance holding her baby. Weathered surface whilst still keeping the body and facal features of the sculpture. Ex Seward Kennedy collection, London. H -  40 cm. £3800

  • Pende mask

    Fine Pende mask. DRC. A mask with good expression and with original costume. Ex private collective Netherlands. £2800

  • Headrest. Jimma, Ethiopia

    Fine Jimma headrest. Ethiopia. Elegant form with beautiful patina. Ex-private collection Belgium. £580

  • Group of 3 mounted 19th century copper currencies – DRC

    Three mounted copper currencies.Mbole, DRC. 19th century. Each in good condition mounted securely on top of each other on a bronze base. Slightly descending in size from bottom to top. Overall height – 45cm. £1500

  • Rare flat weave raffia fiber textile. DRC

    A fine and very rare finely woven flat weave raffia fiber textile. Late 19th century.Possible Tetela,DRC.Ex Pierre Loos collection Brussels. 72 cm x 66 cm. £1400

  • 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

  • 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