• 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

  • Nyamwezi figure

    Fine early fetish figure. Nyamwezi – Tanzania.The figure has great balance and expression.Ex-private collection Netherlands. H – 39 cm. Price on request.

  • Headrest G

    Oromo culture.Ethiopia. Carved from a heavy wood with deep worn patina. Early 20th century. H -  16  cm. £220

  • Headrest M

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

  • Small stool/headrest

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

  • 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

    A early well balanced Zulu milk pail with two attractive simple upturned V designs around its body. Well worn surface patina from extensive use. Early part 20th century.H – 37 cm. CBDFEO .   £650

  • Dogon necklace

    An early Dogon necklace worn by the Hogon.Mali.Iron chain with green stone pendant.19th century. £350

  • Beaded neck adornment

    A early beaded neck adornment. Pokot. Northern Kenya. Early glass beads with strips of leather supports. Comes mounted on a display board. Diameter 20 cm.£370

  • 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

  • Animal mask

    Animal mask of a goat. Makua – Mtwara region,Tanzania.The Makua, neighbours to the Makonde,are prolific carvers of animal masks of a rich variety of characters.Carved from a balsa wood with animal hair. Large horns and ears.H 50 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

  • Title staff

    Title staff. Gogo people.Tanzania.Staffs like this were carried by elders as a symbol of rank and prestige.Dense wood with lusty patina.First half 20th century.Ex private collection UK.H – 48 cm. £560

  • Spoon

    A fine ivory spoon.Bwani society, Lega. DRC. Early 20th century.Ex private collection Belgium. H – 10 cam. £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.

  • Early house post

    A fine early 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. £900 with custom made mount.

  • 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  

  • African river scene

    Oil on board by Godfrey A Okiki.Born 1940. (Signed lower right) Nigeria. Ex propery of a gentleman,UK. H X W 96 x 96 cm. Price on request

  • 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

  • TRADITIONAL ETHIOPIAN HOUSE POSTS /ROOM SEPERATORS

    House posts were used to partition areas in a traditional dwelling. Gurage culture, Ethiopia. Wood,early 20th century. These types of posts would have been positioned in the ground , they then acted as a form of room/space divider. The forms are thought to represent abstract human figures. H – 205 cm and 170 cm.£950, £750

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