• High backed chair.Ethiopia

    A large Ethiopian high backed chair with four curved supporting legs. Dark shiny patina. Beautiful form and in good condition. Large in size  H – 104 cm D – 56 cm Seat height  – 39 cm. £1500

  • 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

  • Woven storage basket

    This type of traditional basket is used to store grain and other dry foods. Made from strips of woven flat fibre in two sections held in shape by a central bark binding and decorated with an abstract designs.Mid 20th century. Haha tribe – Southern Tanzania.  Diameter 40 cm. Height  - 31 cm.Price  -  £570

  • Fetish figure

    Fetish figure. Pare.Tanzania.Wood wrapped in layers of cloth with fetish material. Pre 1950′s. H – 25 cm. £1400

  • Kalacha

    ‘Kalacha’ Konso people.Southern Ethiopia.Worn as a head decoration by a chief or elder of importance.It is a symbol of fertility and power. Aluminium with bone button and leather strap.Early last century. Length  - 17cm long.Price £470

  • 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. £3500

  • 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 B

    An early Dinka headrest, curved in form with a woven leather strap. The structure of the headrest is carved with downturned and upturned ‘lugs’ thought to represent a cow’s udder. The headrest has a deep well-used patina on the surface.Length 46.5 cm. price  - £950 -

  • 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

  • headrest E

    A fine early Dinka headrest with a primal form with three supporting legs and a deep well used patina. Dinka culture,Southern Sudan.Length 47cm. £750.

  • Headrest. Rendille.Kenya

    A fine Rendille headrest, Kenya. Beautifully formed with deep patina colour. L -  24 cm H – 16 cm. £340

  • Stool/headrest. Mursi – Southern Ethiopia

    Mursi H – 18 cm W 23.5 cm £420

  • Stool/headrest. Dinka – Southern Sudan

    Headrest/stool made from a natural tree branch and in animal form. Three supporting legs with ride running down the underside of the support. Dinka tribe.Southern Sudan. H – 19 cm. L – 43 cm. £520

  • Headrest/stool.

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

  • Headrest J

    Ethiopian headrest with elegant form and with fantastic patina.H – 12 cm. £350

  • Headrest M

    Oromo – Ethiopia. 19th century. Made in two pieces with top neckrest support fitting into base. Beautiful patina. £340

  • 4. Headrest.Ethiopia

    Gurgage culture H – 18 cm £260

  • 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 collection. The 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.

  • Bronze charm pendent. Ivory Coast/Burkina Faso

    L – 13 cm £550

  • Ibegi figure – Yoruba

    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 –  24 cm. £750  

  • Stool/headrest.Southern Ethiopia

    Headrest/stool with three supporting legs. Bodi, Ethiopia. Snuff contained attached to the woven leather handle. 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

  • 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 finely pointed breasts. A well-used mask used during the dance to celebrate the girl’s initiation into womanhood.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