• Beaded neck adorment and matching apron – Pokot

    A very finely beaded girls neck adornment/collar with matching apron. Pokot tribe of northern Kenya.The apron is finely beaded back and front.It has two strands of beads that would have looped over the shoulders to give it support. Given as a bridal gift as a symbol of wealth. Mid 20th cent.Price  - £850

  • 88.Head adornment/hat – Lega

    Rare type of head adornment coming from the Lega  - DRC. Decorated with early buttons,animal teeth and fine glass beads.Diameter  -  18cm. Price  - £850

  • 93. Lega hat

    Fine Lega hat  - DRC. Beautifully decorated with rows of old vegetable ivory buttons and clam shells. Height  - 28cm. £900

  • 25. Mask – Nyamwezi

    A powerful old Nyamwezi mask from Tanzania. Carved from a semi hard wood with various native restorations of leather patches and wire.Height  - 32cm. ANVAFOO.  Price  - £1600

  • 77. Small shield

    A small curved wooden shield from the Meru  - Kenya.Pleasing shape and decorated with now faded paints of green and blue.Used as a ceremonial dance shield.Height  - 45cm. Price  -  £650 [comes with display stand]

  • 73. Iron shield. East Africa.

    A early 20th century iron shield from the Lake Turkana region.Iron with aluminum strip and handle at the back.Height  -  894cm on metal display stand.Price – £850.

  • 84.Pipe – Zulu

    A long slender pipe -Zulu.Southern Africa,Circa – early part 20th century.Comes presented on custom made stand.In good condition.Price  -  £450.Length 34 cm

  • 69. Meat platter – Zulu

    A unusually formed [ fish shaped ] Zulu meat platter.Good age and patina.Height  - 75cm. Ex early English collection.Price SOLD

  • 42.Zulu Pot

    Fine and large Zulu pot with woven lid.Striking zig zag decoration with good shape and condition.Mid 20th century.Price £950

  • 95.Storage containers

    Two fine milk containers that reflects the importance of milk amongst the Borana – Somalia & Ethiopia. The left -made from a  calabash,cover in animal hide to give protection  & decorated with fine strands of white metal.The right – finely woven white metal strands & fibre.Prices – LR – £650 + £580 H -62cm +…

  • 8.Set of early Zulu beadwork

    A fine set of four mounted pieces of early Zulu bead work.Pre 1930′s.Came from a private collection.Nicely mounted on a stretch frame. Price  -  £650.

  • 10.Beaded skirt – Iraqw

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

  • 47.Beaded neckpiece. Pokot – Kenya

    A beautiful beaded neck piece/adornment. Pokot  - Kenya.Diameter 20cm. 1950′s or before.£375

  • 24.Beaded apron.

    An attractive and early beaded apron from the Toposa -South Eastern region of Sudan.Early glass beads in bands of black,orange,red and yellow sown onto a piece of animal hide. Custom mounted.Price – £550

  • 5.Kalacha. Konso – Ethiopia

    ‘Kalacha’ Konso people.Southern Ethiopia.Worn as a head decoration by a chief or elder of importance.It is a symbol of fertility and power. Aluminium with bone button and leather strap.Early last century. Length  - 17cm long.Price £470

  • 57.Old female figure.Mende – Sierra Leone

    A fine tall upright female figure with typical Mende features – elaborate coiffure,long neck and small head.Powerful chest,shoulders and arms.Deep patina.Ex private collection UK.Height  - 60cm. £2400 – now £1500

  • Headrest. Bale – Ethiopia

    A early and finely decorated Bale style headrest. Bale province, south eastern Ethiopia. This is one or the rarer styles of Ethiopian headrests. It has good form and patina. £380  - SOLD-

  • Headrest. Afar -Ethiopia

    A fine Afar headrest with unusual decorations and central form. Nice form and patina. Height -  16.5 cm. Wide – 12.5 cm. £290

  • Headrest. Ethiopia

    Oromo. Ethiopia. Carved from a heavy wood with deep worn patina. H -  16  cm. £220

  • Headrest

    A fine northern Kenyan headrest with elongated curved support and three supporting legs. Length – 30 cm. £350

  • Headrest – Ethiopia

    Sidama. Ethiopia. Late 19th century. Beautiful patina. Dense wood.H – 15 cm L – 21 cm. £340

  • Headrest. Ethiopia

    Ethiopian headrest with elegant form and with fantastic patina.H – 12 cm. £350

  • Headrest

    Gurage. Ethiopia. Carved from one solid block with curved neck support. The neckrest tappers in nicely to the base,what is more unusual with this neckrest is the depth of the band or ring at the lower section. 19th century.  H – 17 cm. £250

  • Headrest.Afar

    Afar. Ethiopia. Rare form of Afar headrest nearly animal in form. Carved with four splayed supporting legs (rare with Afar headrests) with fine crisscross decorations. Length -  21.5 cm. £270

  • Headrest – Ethiopia

    Oromo – Ethiopia. 19th century. Made in two pieces with top neckrest support fitting into base. Beautiful patina. £340

  • Headrest – Ethiopia

    Afar region. Ethiopia. 19th to early 20th century. H – 15 cm L – 15.5 cm. £250 – SOLD -

  • Small stool/headrest – Kenya

    Northern Kenya border region with Ethiopia. L – 20 cm. H -16.5 cm. Nice patina. £350

  • Headrest. Tellem

    Headrest. Tellem, Mali. H – 18 cm L – 20 cm. £580

  • Headrest. Tellem – Mali

    Tellem headrest. Mali. With three upright supports, encrusted surface patina. Missing piece to base. H – 13 cm L 24 cm. £550

  • 65. Large headrest. Dassanech – Ethiopia

    Large wing shaped headrest from the Lake Turkana region Ethiopia & Kenya. Unusual in form with three curved supporting columns,cup shaped base with leather holding strap.The up turned & arched curved support has a traditional restoration with aluminum rivets.A headrest  large in form with good patina & age.L 29cm H  - 20cm.Price  -  £420

  • 33.Tall drum. Makonde/Mozambique – Tanzania

    A fantastic old ceremonial drum decorated with a striking circle and dot design around its body.Drums of this form are typically found in the border region of Tanzania and Mozambique and are used during tribal dance ceremonies.Still in good condition with no damage to its original skin.Early 20th cent.Height – 135cm. £1200

  • 71.Small Ethiopian chair

    A lovely small early Ethiopian chair with a lot of presence.Turn of last century,carved from one piece with a beautiful worn patina.Height  - 67cm.Price – £680  SOLD

  • 3. Chiefs stool – Ashante

    A fine and rare type of Ashante 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

  • 47.Cutting board – Ethiopia

    A fine early Garage 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

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