• 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Beaded skirt

    A  rare beaded skirt from the Iraqw culture – Tanzania.Early part 20th cent.Made from animal hide and decorated in an abstract design with small glass beads. Made during the young girl’s initiation ‘Marmo’ and worn during their coming out and rebirth ceremony….the girls entrance into womanhood. Length  - 1.2m approx. £2800

  • Finely decorated palm wine cup

    A finely decorated early royal palm wine cup.Kuba kingdom,DRC. Early 20th century with typically fine overlapping crisis cross decorations.Lovely patina and in good condition.£580

  • 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. £950

  • 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

  • Prestige stool.Tanzania

    Prestige stool.Rare form.Hehe Tanzania.Early 20th century.H 34cm D 49cm. £620

  • 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.Ivory. Early 20th century. H -  20.5 cm. £900

  • Early Makonde female figure Mozambique

    A fine early female figure.Mozambique. A woman with one hand balancing a pot on her head.The female figure has fine facial scarification’s,typical to the Makonde & a wonderful worn surface patina.Carved from a dense brown wood & decorated in parts (base) with red paint. Early 20th century. H 80 cm. £1600

  • Fine Yoruba mask

    A fine and unusual Yoruba mask.Nigeria. The mask with large nose and protruding eyes.Great expression with typical Yoruba scarification’s either side of the cheeks. Decorated with early red pigments.Well used mask, first half 20th century.H – 24 cm. BCGCDOO. £2800

  • meat platter

    A fine large Zulu meat platter.Good form,age and patina.Length – 88cm. £1100. Comes with wall mount.

  • Fine FEMALE FIGURE

    An early female figure.Kaguru – Tanzania. The figure standing with the classical pose.A finely sculptured maternity figure with deep worn patina.Small fetish hole on top of the head and with white glass beaded eyes. The arms are enlarged to give the figure more presence and power. Early 20th century. H –  42 cm. CBCAHOO. £1900

  • Mask in the form of a Pangolin

    The Egbukere was a major cultural masked celebration.The dancers wore a huge variety of head dresses,from fish to mammal to human….The pangolin ‘akwerekwa’ would appear from the forest in the late afternoon imitating the actions of the blacksmith who he represents in the animal world. Ex private coll. France. £4500

  • Figurative stopper.Tanzania

    A fine figurative stopper to a gourd container. Zigua culture Tanzania. H – 21.5 cm. £650

  • Antelope gold weight.Akan

    A fine 19th century Akan gold weight in the form of a antelope.L – 55 mm H – 29 mm. Ex private coll. Germany.£220

  • Mother and child fragment

    A fine and early fragmented piece of a mother with a child on her back. Possibly of Lobi origin Burkina Faso.Ex Belgium private collection.H – 12 cm. Medium density wood with smooth black patina. Traces of burnt areas.Early 20th century. £750

  • Reclining child’s chair. Ivory Coast

    A fine early small reclining chair. Ivory Coast. Lovely worn patina.Early 20th century. Ex Seward Kennedy collection UK. H – 34 cm L – 40 cm. £490

  • Amulet. Senufo

    A finely cast early amulet/pendant. Senufo. Ivory Coast. Male and female figures joined together.19th to early 20th century. H – 50 mm. £450

  • HEADREST/STOOL.SUDAN

    A nicely formed stool or headrest formed from a branch of a tree. Toposa. Southern Sudan. Three supporting legs with beautiful patina. L – 55 cm. £380

  • 19th century high backed chair.

    A large and unusual late 19th century Ethiopian high backed throne. Coming from the Jimma region. Carved from a heavy brown wood, supported by three curved legs with a rare cutout cross design on the backrest. Nice patina and in good condition. H – 101 cm. W – 57 cm. £1900.

  • Small zoomorphic stool

    A nicely balanced Lobi stool. Burkina Faso. Early 20th century. L – 42 cm. H – 22.5 cm. £450

  • CEREMONIAL DANCE STOOL

    A rare type of ceremonial dance stool. Mende. Sierra Leone. Beautiful patina with fine markings on the staff and decorations on the top and underside of the seat.Early 20th century. H- 51 cm. £450

  • Small elder’s Stool

    An small elders stool with a finely decorated twisted wire top. Kamba people, Kenya. With three supporting legs in good overall condition.Early 20th century. Diameter 27 cm H 16 cm.£420

  • Large throne Late 19th century

    A rare form of Ethiopian high backed chair with four curved supporting legs and large in form.Carved from a very dense heavy dark wood. Lovely patina, comfortable to sit in. H – 93 cm. Seat diameter -59 cm. Late 19th century.£2900