• Fine prestige blade. LIA. DRC

    A beautifully formed iron blade with fine decorations. Lia culture. DRC. Early 20th century. Ex private collection Belgium. H – 55 cm (excluding base) £950

  • TORTOISE SHELL HAND SHIELD.SOUTHERN SUDAN

    Fine hand shield.Tortoise shell,wood and metal.Dinka culture.Southern Sudan.First half 20th century.Ex private collection UK. H- 51 cm. £1250 (on custom made stand) Click on image for slide show

  • TOPOKE KNIFE. 19TH CENTURY. CONGO

    A fine 19th prestige blade. Topoke culture.Congo. Iron blade with thick metal handle bound in fine strips of copper and white metal.Blade decorated with fine designs. Found in Kempton Market London. H – 40 cm. £780

  • CEREMONIAL KNIFE – KUBA.DRC

    Kuba prestige knife,nice form and balance with copper blade (rarer to find),wooden handle with beautiful patina.H – 38 cm. £320 (on display stand)

  • 19th century hide shield. Ethiopia

    Hippopotamus hide shield. Oromo. Ethiopia. 19th century. Beautiful finely decorated shield in good condition.Handle at the rear. Ex private family collection Addis Ababa. Diameter 80 cm. £1500

  • Club or staff. Dinka. Southern Sudan

    A beautifully formed Dinka prestige wooden club or staff. Southern Sudan. First half 20th century. Elegantly tapered form,mushroom-shaped head. Lovely golden patina. H – 74 cm. £875. Mounted.

  • Hide shield. Ethiopia

    A fine 19th-century Hippopotamus hide shield. Sidamo, Ethiopia. Decorated with a striking cross design in natural pigments of red. Diameter – 74 cm. £1600

  • Prestige hatchet. Mozambique

    A fine prestige hatchet from Mozambique (probably Makonde).The top of the shaft is decorated with geometric designs with a carved horned animal to one side.Metal blade.Beautiful patina.Ex private collection UK.First half 20th century.H –  49 cm . £1600  (comes on custom made stand)

  • WICKER SHIELD.DRC

    Wicker shield. Ngombe or Mongo. DRC. H –  140 cm. First part 20th century. Ex private collection UK. Good condition,small bits of binding missing on top and bottom as shown in photos.£1100. Click on image for slide show.

  • Prestige blade. Konda. DRC

    A finely decorated 19th-century prestige blade. Konda or related people. DRC. A steel blade with fine subtle decorations on both sides.The wooden handle wrapped with coils of copper wire.H – 32 cm (excluding the display stand) £750. Mounted. Click on image for slide show

  • calabash medicine container.Tanzania

    An old gourd medicine container with carved wooden stopper.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. Laguru tribe – Tanzania.Price  – £650

  • Cutting board. Gurage. Ethiopia

    A fine early cutting board with great form,coming from the Gurage culture.Wonderful abstract animal features, the pointed edges are thought to represent cow udders with legs to the top and bottom.Height  – 55 cm.Price  – £580.Click on image for slide show.

  • Fine palm wine cup. Kuba

    A finely decorated palm wine cup with typical crosshatch decoration.Kuba kingdom, DRC. Early 20th century.Nice patina and in good condition. H – 15 cm. £560. Click on image for slide show

  • 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  –  £380

  • 19th century palm wine cup.Ngombe.DRC

    A very early ceremonial palm wine cup.Ngombe.DRC.The handle is decorated with early brass tacks and a mental chain.Second half 19th century.Ex Belgium collection.£580

  • Ceremonial pipe. Tanzania

    Ceremonial pipe. WaGogo people. Tanzania. Made from a gourd curved beautifully to form a functional pipe. The stem is made from wood with a clay head. H – 39 cm. £580

  • Terracotta storage container.Tanzania

    Rare terracotta animal of a pig that would have been used by a 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 an old crackled patina from extensive ritual use. Pare culture. Tanzania. L –  32 cm. £1500

  • Fine pair of ceremonial potS. Zande. Sudan/DRC

    A pair of rare ceremonial pots. Zande. Southern Sudan/DRC. Male & female made from the same hand. Field collected 1990’s & ex private coll. UK. Shavings have been removed from the ears & neck of the female, possibly then used in healing rituals. 1st half 20th cent. H – 44 cm. 46 cm. £3600 pair.

  • Fine ladle.Ivory Coast

    A fine wooden ladle with beautiful form and patina.Craved from a dense brown wood. Dan or Baule,Ivory Coast. Ex-private collection UK. H –  44 cm £880.Custom mounted.(click on image for slide show)

  • Kuba cup

    Fine anthropomorphic drinking vessel. Kuba, DRC. First half 20th century.Ex private Belgium collection. £850

  • Finely decorated palm wine cup

    A finely decorated early royal palm wine cup.Kuba kingdom,DRC. Early 20th century with typically fine overlapping crisis cross decorations.Lovely patina and in good condition.£580

  • Meat platter.Zulu

    A beautifully decorated Zulu meat platter.Southern Africa.H – 46 cm. £890. Custom mounted. Click on image for the slide show.

  • Double food bowl.Zambia

    A fine double food bowl. Lozi tribe. Zambia.Mid 20th century.  L –  53 cm. £750

  • Coolamon. Aboriginal

    A beautifully decorated incised Aboriginal coolamon. Ex private collection UK. H –  68 cm (including display stand 88 cm). Custom mounted. £1250. Click on image for slide show.

  • Ceremonial cup. Kuba – DRC

    A fine ceremonial palm wine vessel. Kuba, (or related group) DRC. Early 20th century 1920s-30s. Ex private collection London and previous to this Brussels. H – 18 cm. £940

  • Milk pale.Zulu

    Zulu milk pail with attractive V-shaped decoration around its body. Well worn surface with honey brown patina. Early part 20th century. H – 37 cm. £750

  • Large wooden platter.Zulu

    A fine large Zulu meat platter.Good form,age and patina.Length – 88cm. £1100. Comes with custom made wall mount.

  • Ceremonial cup. Kuba

    Fine ceremonial palm wine cup. Kuba people. DRC. The head with fine features and decorated with attractive cross-hatch designs. Craved from a fine-grained brown wood which has developed a lovely patina. H – 15 cm. £680.Click on image for slide show.

  • 18TH -19TH CENTURY CEREMONIAL HAND CROSS – ETHIOPIA

    Fine ceremonial steel hand cross. 18th-19th century. Ex private collection UK. H – 25 cm. £650 (on display stand)

  • 19TH CENTURY ETHIOPIAN ICON

    A pair of wooden covers to a 19th century Ethiopian icon.These beautifully decorated hinged protective covers would have been attached either side of a central wooden panel. Ex private collection UK. Mounted on a backing board 37 cm x 29 cm. £1250