• 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.£3800 (click on image for slideshow)

  • Title staff.LUBA

    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 £2500

  • 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

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

    Three mounted copper currencies. Mbole culture, DRC. Mid 19th century. Each with good form and condition and mounted securely on top of each other on a bronze base. Slightly descending in size from bottom to top. Overall height – 45 cm. £1400 (click on image for slide show)

  • 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

  • Fine Lega mask.DRC

    A fine Lega mask. DRC. Heart shaped face with a worn smooth surface. Traces of old natural pigments around the eyes. Original raffia costume attached. Ex-private collection UK. H – 26 cm. £3200 (on a custom made stand)

  • Small stool. Southern Ethiopia border with Northern Kenya

    A unusual small stool with circular base and two supporting uprights bound with leather stips. Woven animal hide strip attached. Southern Omo Valley region,Ethiopia. H – 14 cm.W – 19 cm. Mid 20th century.£340

  • Fine tiny stool. Tirma tribe.Ethiopia and Sudan

    A beautifuly formed small personal stool (would have once had a leather strap attached to carry) Tirma/Chai – Ethiopia and Sudan. This piece was collected in Ethiopia.Has a nice shinny patina. Ex Tekalegn Besepa collection – Addis Ababa. H . 14 cm. £380

  • Headrest/stool. Turkana – Northern Kenya

    A large in size Turkana headrest from Northern Kenya. Decorated with small metal pieces along the top rest. Leather strap between the two supports.Good condition.H – 21 cm. £420

  • Headrest/stool. Bongo, Sudan.

    A fine zoomorphic headrest/stool coming from the Bongo culture, Southern Sudan.Beautifully curved support on four legs.Nice honey colour patina.Mid 20th century. L -  27 cm H – 18 cm. £850

  • 1. Headrest. Swazi – Southern Africa

    A long and elegant Swazi headrest. Southern Africa. In good overall condition. First half 20th century. Ex private collection UK. L – 43 cm. H – 13 cm. £750

  • Headrest. Boni – Somali

    An early example of a Boni headrest without any of the usual decorations. Good form and patina from use and age. Boni. Somalia.H – 15 cm. £320

  • Seated figure.Tanzania

    Impressive seated figure. Kaguru, Tanzania. The male figure seated on a three-legged stool as a symbol of rank and prestige. First half 20th century. H -  64 cm. £2400

  • Female bust. Makonde

    A finely decorated female bust. Makonde. Mozambique/Tanzania. Used as a ritual piece with holes to contain healing medicine on the top of head and back.Mid 20th century. H – 18 cm. £850

  • Mother and child.Makonde,Tanzania/Mozambique

    A impressive mother and child figure. Makonde, Mozambique/Tanzania border. First half 20th century,probably 1930’s. Carved from a heavy wood,the mother crouching and holding a pot on her head with her baby strapped to her back.With typical Makonde facial tattooing and decorated with white and blue paint.H – 50 cm. £2600

  • Early 20th century Ethiopian small chair

    Small in size with three supporting legs.Attractive cut out design on the back support. Good condition with deep lusty patina. H – 70 cm. £850

  • Ethiopian chair

    An unusual Ethiopian high backed chair. Small in size with sections joined together. Beautiful overall patina with attractive decorations to all sides. Gurage culture.Early 20th century. Ex-private collection London.H – 70 cm x 34 cm x 33 cm. £780

  • Fine Congo stool

    A fine Luba/Zela? stool (or related people) DRC. A powerful female figure with arms raised supporting the seat platform. Carved from a dense heavy wood.The figure has scarification markings and aluminium inserted eyes. H – 35 cm. First half 20th century. CBDBHOO. Price – £2800

  • Ceremonial mask. Tanzania

    A fine old ceremonial mask.Doe tribe, coastal region Tanzania. Powerful presence with an unusual parted hairstyle down the center of the mask. Carved from a dense hardwood. H -  36 cm . £3400 .On a custom made stand  (click on image for slideshow)

  • Standing male figure.Tanzania

    Symbolising rank and prestige,this sculpture depicts a male figure standing on top of a stool,a common characteristic in East African sculpture.Ex private collection UK.Collected in the 1990’s.Deep lusty patina.H 60 cm. £1800

  • Finely decorated gourd

    The gourd is beautifully decorated with images of people,plants and geometric designs. It has a fantastic traditional restoration repairing an old crack with the gourd finely stitched together.The stopped indicates that this gourd was also possibly used as a doll and well as a container.Tanzanian. H –  28 cm. Price  -  £480

  • LARGE TITLE STOOL

    A rare type of stool symbolising rank and title. Hehe tribe. Iringa region. Tanzania. Early 20th century. H -40 cm D – 51 cm. £650

  • 19th century palm wine cup

    A very early ceremonial palm wine container.Ngombe.DRC.The handle is decorated with early brass tacks and a mental chain which all appear to be the same period as the cup. 19th century.Ex Belgium collection.£580

  • 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

  • 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

  • 2. Headrest.Kaffa culture – Ethiopia

    Headrest.Kaffa culture.Ethiopia. Early 20th century. H – 16 cm. £280

  • 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