• Hide shield

    Buffalo hide shield. 19th century. Oromo region. Ethiopia. Diameter – 70 cm. £1500

  • Highlands shield

    Ceremonial war shield. Lai Valley, Southern Highlands. Papua New Guinea. H- 120 cm W – 42 cm. Price on request.

  • Highlands shield

    Ceremonial war shield. Napa Valley, Southern Highlands, Delta region of Chad. Circle design decorated with red pigments. H- 117 cm x 46 cm. £2800

  • Large Western Highlands ceremonial war shield

    Striking ceremonial war shield with sun design coming from the Wahgi Valley, Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. H – 164 cm Wide  -  66 cm. Price on request.£4500


  • 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

  • Presentation tray ‘Agakoko’

    A very fine ‘Agakoko’ presentation tray. Tutsi people, Rwanda. Ex Pierre Loos Brussels. First half 20th century. Diameter – 18.5 cm. £450

  • Woven bark fibre wall panel

    A woven bark traditional wall panel. Mongo – DRC. Circa 1930′s. Ex private German collection.Made from flat strips of bark fiber. Comes mounted on backing board covered with black fabric. 37cm x 52cm. £450

  • Woven bark panel

    A woven traditional wall panel with a simple abstract design. Mongo – DRC. Circa 1930′s. Ex-private German collection.Made from flat strips of bark fibre. Comes mounted on backing board covered with black fabric. 37cm x 52cm. Price  -  £450

  • RARE flat weave mat

    This is a fine early mat, Bakongo culture – DRC.Early 20th cent.Woven from flat strands of cane, rare mats like this would have decorated the royal household. The design dates to an early period & found only in the lower Congo.Ex-private UK coll. Ref plate x1 ‘African Design’ Margret Trowell. 59 x 127cm. £1600  SOLD

  • Finely woven presentation baskets

    Very finely woven presentation baskets ‘Igiseke’. Tutsi people, Rwanda.All early 20th century.Plant fibres and natural dye.The basket in the centre is a rare large size for these types of baskets. Sizes from left to right – 19 cm, 38 cm, 25 cm. Price on request


  • Woman’s head adornment

    A rare type of woman’s head adornment coming from the Lega  - DRC. Decorated with early buttons, animal teeth and fine glass beads.Diameter  -  18 cm. Price  - £750

  • Lega hat

    Fine Lega hat  - DRC. Beautifully decorated with rows of old vegetable ivory buttons and clam shells. Mid 20th century.Height  - 28 cm. £850

  • Kuba hat

    A finely woven fibre hat. Kuba. DRC. Has an old missionary society label attached. Ex-private collection UK. Early 20th century.Custom mounted. £420

  • Ceremonial hat

    A rare ceremonial hat. Yoruba.Nigeria. Late 19th – early 20th century. Cowrie shells and clay base with leather edging. Diameter – 21 cm. £850

  • Chiefs hat ‘botola’

    Ceremonial chiefs hat ‘botola’.Ekonda culture. Dem Republic Congo. Woven fibre frame with nine tiers and large brass disc.Traces of decorative natural pigments of red, white and green. H – 46 cm. £1400

  • Ceremonial hat

    Ceremonial hat. Makonde – Mozambique. Bird feathers attached to a circular woven grass frame.Decorated with a strip of early glass beads, red and white with animal hair attached. This hat would have been worn in ceremonials flat on top of the head as a symbol of importance and prestige. First half 20th century.£650

  • Ceremonial hat

    Ceremonial chieftains hat. Pende – DRC. Mid 20th century. £850.

  • Ceremonial Hat

    Ceremonial hat.Lega – Dem Republic Congo. Hornbill and pods from the Meseza tree fastened onto a wicker frame.Hats of this type represent an old type of headdress called ‘mukuba wa maseza’.They are one of the many types of adornment worn by highest initiates of  ‘kindi’ . H – 25 cm. £850


  • Fine early Mumuye figure

    A fine Mumuye figure coming from the private collection of Jonathan Lowen, London.Wonderful form and surface patina. H – 110 cm. Price on request.

  • Ivory staff handle

    A fine ivory fly wisp or staff handle depicting  Madonna. Late 19th to early 20th century. Dem. Republic Congo. Ex-private collection UK. H – 10 cm. £ 850

  • Old female figure

    A fine tall upright female figure with typical Mende features – elaborate coiffure, long neck and small head.Powerful chest, shoulders and arms.Deep patina. Mende.Sierra Leone. Ex-private collection UK.Height  - 60cm. £1500

  • Ivory female figure

    A fine and rare early 20th-century female figure. Probably Mangbetu, DRC. The figure has been carved with a missing finger on each hand. One hand holding its shoulder and the other its waist. H -  20.5 cm. £900

  • Makonde FIGURE

    A finely carved Makonde figure depicting a traditional hunter holding a gun and calabash strapped to his shoulder.Mozambique. Early 20th century.Ex private collection UK.H – 18 cm. £580


    A powerful standing ceremonial figure. Sukuma, Tanzania.  Wood painted red with aluminium plated eyes and mouth. H – 90 cm. Price on request.

  • Female figure

    An early female Ibegi figure with remains of Reckitt’s blue to the crown shaped coiffure.Deep well-handled patina with scarifications to the chest and breasts. Early 20th century. £ 750

  • Small Pare fetish figure

    A small fetish figure with deep encrusted patina, expressive white beaded eyes and wrapped in strips of leather.On the back is fastened a horn used to hold magical substances.the figure is free standing leaning slightly back on the horn to give balance.H –  16 cm. £750.

  • Ancestral figure

    A fine early ancestral figure. Bena tribe. Iringa Region of south-central Tanzania.An upright male figure standing on a stool. First half 20th century.Field collected in the 1990′s. H – 80 cm. £1850

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • calabash traditional medicine container

    An old gourd medicine container with carved stopper/head.The container is decorated with strands of old red and white glass beads.The head has white glass beaded eyes and fine strands of transparent beads acting as hair. Laguru tribe – Tanzania.Price  - £650

  • 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  

  • Dogon figure

    A fine early, 18th – 19th century, Dogon female figure.Mali. Standing upright with typical Dogon poise.Ex European private collection. H – 32 cm. £1900

  • Pair of figures, Male and female

    A pair of early 20th century Baule figures. Male and female, Ivory Coast. Both with very finely carved features and coiffure. Encrusted patinas due to age. Ex Herbert Riesser NY 1967. Ex Pen Kent collection UK. Height  -  30cm. Price on request.

  • Ceremonial knife

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

  • Luguru figure

    A fine slender female fetish figure. Luguru – Tanzania. H – 52 cm.  £1800

  • Fetish figure

    Fetish figure. Pare.Tanzania.Wood wrapped in layers of cloth with fetish material. Pre 1950′s. H – 25 cm. ADOO. Price on request