• 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 Gurage 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. £850

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. £490. Comes on custom made mount. (click on image for slide show)

  • 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. £1200

  • 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. Gurage culture. Ethiopia

    A nicely decorated and rare Ethiopian headrest coming from the Gurage 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. £950

  • 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