STORAGE CLEARANCE SALE
Afer 22 years the gallery in Notting Hill will be moving to a new premises this coming autumn.
To lighten our load we have decided to free up some storage space in anticipation for the big move.
All these old friends below in some cases where collected as far back as the 1990′s and have been in storage mostly ever since.
All now reduced by 50% to 75%
Click on images to enlarge and if anything grads your eye just get in contact.
firstname.lastname@example.org + 44 7939 166148
Note – these pieces will only remain on the site for a limited period
*** This page has just been updated with new findings from the storage ***
Above.1. Ceremonial hat. Lega. DRC. H – 18 cm. (£900) now £450!
Wicker frame decorated with old buttons and clam shells
Above.2 Fine prestige staff. Zulu.Southern Africa.
Ex private collection UK. L – 86 cm. (£450) now £190! – SOLD -
Above.3. Mask. Nyamwezi. Tanzania.Ex Walter Hekster collection Amsterdam.
H – 26 cm. (£1200) now £450! – SOLD-
Above. 3 Amazing and rare royal bed.19th century. Ethiopia. Personally collected in the 1990′s.
Ex Tekalegn Besepa Addis Ababa (£5500) now £1800! L – 214 cm x 130 cm.H – 75 cm
Above.4.Beaded apron. Toposa. Sudan. Old glass beads on animal skin.
Above 5. Hogon’s (priest) necklace. Dogon. Mali.Ex Seward Kennedy coll. UK. L – 50 cm. (£250) now £110
Above.6. Fine Terracotta mask. Makonde. Tanzania. L -28 cm. (£900) now £380! on display stand – SOLD -
Above.7.Old Ivory Ekipa. Namibia. L – 6 cm. (£350) now £180!
Above. 8 A traditional medicine container. Gourd with carved wooden stopper.Tanzania.
Above. 9. Village stool. Ethiopia. One piece with 3 supporting legs. H – 30 cm (£350) now £150! – SOLD -
Above. 10.High backed chair. Ethiopian. Late 19th century, with four curved supporting legs.
Nice patina.Medium size.H – 78 cm (£850) now £425! - SOLD -
11.Above. Stool. Ashante. Ghana.Ex private collection London.With traditional restorations as shown.
L- 57 cm (£750) now £320!
13. Above.A fine ivory chieftains rattle. Toposa. Southern Sudan. L – 9 cm (£350) now £175 !
14.Above. Early hand shield. Toposa. Sudan. H - 37 cm. Ex private coll. UK
(£580) NOW £290!
15. Above. An early coconut opener/stool. Swahili coast,East Africa. Carved from one piece.
Wood with metal end. L – 60 cm (£290) now £110! – SOLD-
16. Above. A unusual large traditional medicine container. One large gourd with smaller gourds attached.Decorated with old glass beads Old metal bell attached.Surmounted with a wooden stopper with a carved bird as protection. H – 38 cm (£850) £425 now !
17.Above.A fine Ethiopian chair with four supporting legs in tapered form.
Well used deep patina.Late 19th century. H – 79 cm (£750) now £450! – SOLD-
18.Above. Unusual Ethiopian headrest. Gurage culture. 19th century.Ex private collection UK. H – 16 cm (£250) now £110! – SOLD-
19. Above. A finely carved early prestige staff/baton. Kaguru culture.Tanzania. Craved snake chasing the frog chasing a lizard up the handle. L – 48 cm(£580) now £260! – SOLD -
20. Above. A early Zulu milk pale. Lovely glossy patina with two raised spiral ridges acting as grips. H – 38 cm. Ex private collection Brussels (£480) now £150! -SOLD -
21. Above. Mask. Makonde. Mozambique. Ex private collection UK. Ring above the lips and decorated each side with x’s representing tattoos. H – 25 cm (£850) £410 ! (with display stand)
22.Above. Ceremonial women’s dance shield. BaShi culture. Eastern DRC. Wicker on wooden frame. H – 47 cm (£550) now £260!. (with display stand)
23.Above. Finely decorated knife. Sami people.Norway/Sweden.
24.Above. Axe/currency. PNG. Stone blade with binding and wooden handle.
Ex private collection UK. (£450) now £120!
25.Above. Fine chieftains hat. Kuba culture.Congo.
Ex Baptist missionary collection (see label attached) (£420) now £190! with display stand
26.Above. Ceremonial figure. Sukuma. Tanzania.
Ex Walter Hekster collection,Amsterdam. Lovely glossy patina from handling. Removable head.
Craved without arms.H – 46 cm (£1200) now £450! – SOLD -
27. Above. A tribal drum. Carved from a light wood with attractive diamond shaped decorations.
Leather skin top ( small holes in one section).Uganda.H – 55 cm (£180) now £90!
Above.28. Old finely decorated combs.Left to right.
Ashante Ghana. L – 19 cm (£180) now £90!
Ahante Ghana.L 28 cm (£280) now £140!
Tanzanian.. L 20 cm. (£380) now £150!
Above.29. Headrest. Tsonga. Southern Africa.
Ex private collection UK. H – 12 cm. (£850) now £420!
Above.30.Headrest/stool in zoomorphic form.
Southern Sudan. L – 31 cm. (£280) now £110
Above .31. Wooden container. Rwanda. Ex private coll. UK. H -30 cm
(£340) now £130! . Local restoration to handle as shown in photo – SOLD -
Above.32. Hogon’s (priests) necklace. Dogon. Mali.Ex Seward Kennedy coll. UK. L – 50 cm. (£250) now £110
Above.33.Finely woven grass fiber basket. Tutsi.Rwanda. H – 23 cm. (£450) now £140! – SOLD -
Above.34.Rare ceremonial head adornment. Makonde. Mozambique.
Feathers fixed to a wicker frame with a strip of glass beads.D- 75 cm. (£750) now £280! (comes mounted on display board)
Above.35. Set of three woven fiber beer storage baskets. Wagogo. Tanzania.First half 20th century.
Heights Left to right. 27 cm + 37 cm + 29 cm. (£280 each) now £250 for the the group of three!
Above.36. Figurative pipe. Dinka. Southern Sudan. Ex private collection UK. Wood with brass pieces.
H – 58 cm (£950) now £320 ! On display stand – SOLD -
Above.37. Animal mask. Gorilla. Luba. DRC. H - 36 cm. (£1200) NOW £420! – SOLD -
Above. 39.Beaded women’s dress. Maasai. Tanzania. L – 130 cm. W – 122 cm. (£460) now £230! – SOLD -
Above. 40. Old large storage basket.Tutsi.Rwanda.First half 20th century. H- 44 cm (£580) now £290!
Damage to the top of the basket as shown in photos
Above. 41. Two Ethiopian house posts decorated with natural pigments.First half 20th century.
Left to right -
135 cm (£750) now £375! Mounted
156 cm (£850) now £395! Mounted
Above.42. Large mother and child ceremonial figure. Sukuma. Tanzania.
First half 20th century. Field collected late 1990′s
H – 144 cm. (£4200) now £850!
Above.43. Chieftans pipe with carved head. Kaguru. Tanzania. L - 18 cm (£580) now £250!
Above.44.Fine Makonde mask. Tanzania. Female mask with lip adornment.
Ex private coll. UK.H – 23 cm (£1400) now £450. With display stand -SOLD -
Above.45. Lovely stone cut wooden bowl. Dense wood. Afar.Ethiopia.
Diameter – 23 cm. (£150) now £75!
Above.46. Fine beaded neck adornment. Pokot. Kenya. Old glass beads with leather strips
Diameter – 36 cm. (£550) now £275! Mounted on display board.
Above.47. Fine wedding stick.Given as a bridal gift.Very finely decorated.On display stand.
H - 92 cm. (£380) now £160! -SOLD -
Above.48. Early learning board. Ethiopia. 23 x 37 cm. (£290) now £130!
Above.49. Old West African ivory bangle. Fine crackled surface from age. (£450) now £150 !
Above.50. Large stool. Ethiopia.With three nicely curved supporting legs.
First half 20th century. H – 42 cm. (£450) now £220! – SOLD -
Above.51. Two early tall metal currencies.19th century.Congo. H – 144 cm + 122 cm.Ex private coll. Scotland.
(£550) now £220! each. On custom made stands.
Above.52. Rare house post. Ethiopian. Late 19th century.Rare form.
Dense wood with fine decorations.(£950) now £450 !. On display stand. – SOLD-
Above.53.Pair of finely decorated wooden paddles.Nigeria.Ex colonial collection UK
H – 152 cm. (£650) now £250 pair! – SOLD-
Above.54. Rare long blow horn.Uganda. Wood covered with animal skin. Field collected 1990′s.
L – 110 cm (£650) now £180!
Above.55. Dance mask. Bete. Ivory Coast. Field collected 1990′s. Ex private collection Abidjan.
(£1500) now £450!
Above.56. Old mortar and pestle.Used for grounding coffee and spices.
Lovely patina and decorations. H – 66 cm. (£280) now £80! – SOLD -
Above.57. Fine water colour sketch of tribesman by Ugandan artist J.P Ludu. 1960′s.
(£475) now £220! Framed .48 cm x 38 cm