• Chief’s stool

    A fine and rare type of Ashanti stool, Ghana. Pre 1940′s.Unusually decorated on both sides with four snakes that would have acted as a form of protection to the sitting chief. Ex-private collection UK.Length – 48cm. Price  - £850

  • Intricately carved stool

    An early Bamileke stool from the Cameroon.Ex old English collection.Typically circular in form with rows of intricately carved bat heads. Height  -  40 cm. Early 20th century.Diameter 28 cm. £650.

  • Fine circular stool

    A beautiful and simply formed Congolese stool with nicely balance circular top and bottom. Good condition with striation decorations coming from the base and up the support.Probably Mangbetu in origin, north eastern  DRC. Early 20th-century.H- 32cm. Diameter 40 cm. £550

  • 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.

  • Prestige stool

    A fine early prestige stool. Duala, Cameroon. Early 20th century. Ex-private collection UK. Length – 52 cm. £950

  • A fine and unusually long stool

    A fine and unusually long Lobi stool. Burkina Faso. Beautiful form and patina. Early 20th century. L – 71 cm  H – 38 cm  £750

  • 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

  • Early 20th century stool

    A fine early 20th-century Lobi stool with good form and age. Four powerful supporting legs with central phallic form. Burkina Faso. Early 20th century. L -71 cm H – 38 cm. Price  -  £550

  • Lozi stool

    A fine small in size Lozi stool. Zambia. Elegant simple form with a deep dark patina all over. Early 20th century. Ex UK collection. H – 19  cm. D – 20 cm.DEDDEO. £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

  • 19th century chair/stool

    A low chair carved from one piece from a hard brown wood.The chair has deep waves on the surface of the seat as a result of extensive use over the years.Three supporting legs with upright stilts to the base of the seat. Medium in size. Diameter  - 45 cm. £690

  • Gold weight 18th -19th century

    A fine early Akan gold weight from Ghana of a coiled snake catching a bird. 18th- 19th century. Ex-private collection London. L – 37 mm. Comes with a custom-made wooden base. £180

  • Bronze tortoise amulet

    Bronze amulet diviner piece. Senufo. Ivory Coast.Flat casting with spiral back design, Raised dot decoration in the centre. Diameter 65 mm. 19th century.Small bronze figurines like this were used by the Senufo diviner during a ritual. Ex Seward Kennedy collection. £220

  • Gold weight of a bird with crest

    A 19th-century Akan gold weight of a crested bird standing on a pyramid base. H – 32 mm. Ex-private collection Germany.£230. Comes with a custom-made wooden base.

  • Bronze female figure. 19th century

    A fine early cast bronze female figure. Delta region, Mali or Burkina Faso.19th century. Ex Seward Kennedy collection.London. H – 61 mm. £450

  • Fine figurative gold weight

    A finely cast Akan gold weight. Ghana. 19th century. Depicting a man holding a staff with a bundle on his head. Ex-private collection UK.Height – 3 cm. £350

  • ANTELOPE GOLD WEIGHT

    A finely cast gold weight of an antelope with extended curved horns.19th century. Akan. Ghana.  Ex-private collection UK. L 35 mm H 25 mm £240

  • Bronze gold weight of a buffalo

    An  18th – 19th-century bronze gold weight of a buffalo. Akan, Ghana. Ex-private collection Germany. L -5 cm. £240

  • Portrait of two bronze processional figures

    Two fine Benin bronze processional figures, one carrying a pig in a basket on its head and other with a wand in its hand. Mounted on a bronze base.Fon, Dahoney. Cica 1900.Ex UK collection. Length 14.5 cm. £390

  • Gold weight of a bird in a trap

    A finely cast Akan gold weight depicting a bird being caught in a trap.Ex Seward Kennedy collection UK. 19th century. L 37 mm £250

  • Miniature divination piece

    A very fine and early miniature divination piece depicting an embraced male and female. Bronze.Burkina Faso. Height –  5cm. 19th century. Private collection UK. £280

  • Dance shield

    A early wooden dance shield decorated with pigments and traces of paint.Meru – Kenya.Carved in a light wood and slightly curved in form. Shields like this would have been used in ceremonial dance similar to other cultures in the Rift Valley region and neighboring regions ie the Kikuyu and  Tutsi in Rwanda.Height- 53cm. £ 750

  • Hide shield

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • cEREMONIAL FIGURE

    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

  • 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