• Female Ibegi figure – Yoruba

    An early female Ibegi figure with remains of Reckitt’s blue to the crown shaped coiffure.Deep well-handled patina with scarification’s to the chest and breasts. Early 20th century. £ 850

  • 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

  • Luguru figure

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

  • Ancestral figure

    Fine old ancestral figure. Sagara. Tanzania.Seated female figure with upright posture, weather patina and movable arms.First half 20th century.H – 67 cm £1900

  • FEMALE fetish FIGURE

    Fine female fetish figure. Kusu. DRC. First half 20th century. Ex-private collection UK. H –  27 cm. £ 1600

  • Headrest M

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

  • Headrest O

    Large wing shaped headrest from the Lake Turkana region of 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 aluminium rivets.Good patina & age.L 29 cm H  - 20 cm. Price  -  £420

  • Milk pail.Zulu Southern Africa

    An early well balanced Zulu milk pail with attractive decorations around its body acting as grips for the pot. Well worn surface patina from extensive use. Early part 20th century.H – 37 cm. CBDFEO .   £650

  • Beaded bag

    A attractive beaded bag. Toposa. Sudan. Fine rows of glass beads and cowrie shells sown onto a leather backing. Comes mounted on a display board.£550

  • Beaded apron

    A fine early beaded apron. Toposa tribe, South Sudan.Early glass beads in bands of black,orange,red and yellow sown onto a piece of animal hide. Custom mounted.Price – £550

  • Beaded neck adornment and matching apron

    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

  • Makonde Terracotta mask

    Ceremonial fetish mask in terracotta. Makonde  - Mozambique/ Tanzania.Doubled faced with fine decorations.Used in initiation dance ceremonies where the dancer would carry such a mask and after place it on the ground, it would then become a central part of the ceremony.1950′s.£900

  • Makonde mask

    Helmet style mask. Makonde. Tanzania and Mozambique.  H –  30 cm. £1200

  • Old Sukuma mask

    A very early ceremonial dance mask – Sukuma,Tanzania.Carved from a hard brown wood.The mask has powerful primitive qualities with extensive use. Early 20th century.H – 33 cm. £1850

  • Pende mask

    Fine Pende mask. DRC. A mask with good expression and with original costume. Ex private collective Netherlands. £2800

  • Bamileke mask

    A early 20th century Bamileke mask with great expression. This mask was originally purchased from Christies London in 1974 and then held until recently in a private collection in London. Height – 38 cm. £3700  

  • Luvale/Lwena mask

    Female mask. Luvale/Lwena.Zambia. Good expression with fine facial markings. Ex private collection UK.First half 20th century. H – 22 cm. £1200

  • Ritual knife

    A fine ivory knife with figurative handle. DRC Early 20th century. Ex private collection UK. H – 8 cm. £650

  • Hunters fetish

    A traditional hunters fetish. Mali. Worn with one of the metal rings through the wrist and carried as a fly wisp such pieces were carried as a form of protection from harmful spirits. Metal rings, leather pouches and charms covering fetish material, fly wisp made of animal’s hair. £450. Comes with display stand.

  • House post.19th century Ethiopia

    A fine, rare in form, wooden house post. Gurage  – Ethiopia. 19th century, with phallic symbols at the top. Used as a decorative house post positioned in the entrance inside a traditional Gurage dwelling. Height 1.8 meters.19th century. With custom made a mount. £1100

  • Three forked ‘Oule Sheikh Hussein’ pilgrimage staffs

    Group of three ‘Oule Sheikh Hussein’ pilgrimage staffs.With typical forked form, these staffs were carried during a pilgrimage in the Ethiopian highlands, the forked staff was symbolic to show the carried was on this sacred rite and when needed should be offered hospitality.750 pounds set of three as mounted. – £750

  • Coffee table

    An early 20th-century Ethiopian coffee table decorated with green, yellow and red colours.Traditionally used as a table to serve and present coffee.First half 20th century.Carved from one piece.Ethiopia.H – 37 cm W – 43 cm £580

  • Unusual wood and leather chair

    An early 20th century low wood & leather sitting chair.The back support is formed from a bent piece of wood that gives this piece such a wonderful form. It has been decorated with lines of red paint which add to its individuality.The seat is made from woven strips of leather.H – 58cm £ 750

  • High backed chair

    Medium sized Ethiopian chair with three curved supporting legs. Late 19th century. Good form and condition with nice patina. H 83 cm. Diameter –  47 cm. £850

  • Granary Door lock

    Wooden door lock depicting a crocodile (a symbol of protection).Bambara culture – Mali.Full length crocodile figure with fine criss cross decorations.The lock comes with the wooden cross hatch (not shown in the photo) Mid 20th cent.H – 55cm. On display stand. £850

  • Village scene.Oil on board

    Early oil on board painted in naive style.Signed by artist,possibly of Congo origin due to its style.In original frame of the same period.44 x 54cm.£850  

  • Tall drum

    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

  • igbo Door

    A fine portal door with attractive circular designs. Igbo,Nigeria.Important doors like this were placed at the entrance to meeting compounds belonging to families of higher rank amongst the Igbo culture. Carved in a heavy red wood ‘oji or iroko’.Early 20th century. Ex private collection UK.  46 x 98 cm.  CBGBHOO. £3800

  • London Olympia Fine Art Fair

  • TAL17

  • Seats exhibition 2017

  • Booth at San Francisco Tribal and Texile Art Fair

  • TAL15

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