STORAGE CLEARANCE SALE
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 per cent or more
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
*** April 2020 – This page has just been updated with new findings from the storage ***
Above - Very finely decorated wedding staff. Afar.Somalia. H – 80 cm. Was £650. Now £350!
Above - Wooden container. Borana tribe. Somalia. H – 30 cm.Was £350. Now £110
Above. Power figure of a drummer. Worn patina with fetish hole on top of its head. DRC. H – 19 cm.L – 17 cm. Was £480 Now – £150!
Above - Horn snuff container. Horn body with beaded lid.Kenya. H – 8.5 cm. Was £450. Now £225!
Above - Wooden ceremonial hatchet. Luba. DRC. L – 40 cm .Was £850.Now £420
Above – 1. Snuff container. Horn and wood with aluminium studs. Kenya. Ex private collection UK. Was - £290. Now £150!
Above - Head adornment ‘Kalacha’ . Konso people.Ethiopia. Was £650. Now £325!
Above – 2. Finely carved wooden gong beater. Baule, Ivory Coast. Spiral snake handle surmounted with a horn-bill bird holding the cloth covered gong. ‘Gong strikers such as this were used by Baule diviners before a divination ritual to trigger the state of awareness ‘.Ex private Swiss collection. H – 27 cm (excluding stand) Was -£850 .Now £425!
Above – Traditional hunter figure.A finely carved Makonde figure depicting a traditional hunter holding a gun and calabash strapped to his shoulder. Mozambique. Very finely carved,possibly a early tourist piece from first half 20th century.H – 19 cm. £580.Now £300!
Above – 3.A very fine ‘Agakoko’ presentation tray. Tutsi people, Rwanda. Ex Pierre Loos Brussels. First half 20th century. Diameter – 18.5 cm. Was £480.Now £ 290!
Above – 4. Mask. Makua. Southern Tanzania.Wood with traces of red pigments.Back has good signs of use. H – 20 cm.Was £950. Now £425!
Above – A finely carved and early Ivory knife. Luba or related group. DRC. First half 20th century. Ex private collection. UK. H – 19 cm.Was £650. Now £325!
Above – 5. Wooden whistle.Lobi. Burkina Faso. Good form and patina. H – 30 cm. Was £580. Now £280! (with display stand)
Above. Old female fetish figure. Tabwa. DRC. Well worn patina.Powerful stance.Fetish holes in top of head and back.Missing piece to base (as when collected).Field collected 1990′s. H – 24 cm.Was £950.Now £440!
Above. A fine and rare early 20th-century female figure. Probably Mangbetu, DRC. The figure has been carved with a missing finger on each hand. One hand holding its shoulder and the other its waist.Ivory. Early 20th century. H - 20.5 cm. Was -£900. Now – £450!
Above – 7. Wooden comb. Ashante. Ghana. Nice form surmounted with a animal.Good condition and patina. H 21 cm .Was £350.Now £150!
Above – 8. Calabash medicine container with carved stopper. Tanzania. H – 23 cm. Was £580.Now £ 280!
Above – 9. Mask. Makonde. Tanzania. Mid. 20th century. H – 23 cm. Was £850.Now £380 (small missing piece to one ear)
Above – 10. Small fertility doll. Female figure holding her breasts. Kwere. Tanzania. Wood with early glass beads.Was £680. Now £350!
Above – 11.Passport mask.Ivory Coast.Ex private collection Switzerland. H – 19 cm.
Was £950.Now £350! (on custom made stand)
Dance mask probably depicting a European. Makonde. Tanzania. Wood and decorated with natural pigments of white and red. H - 21 cm. £850. Now £400!
Above – 12.Ceremonial hat. Lega. DRC. H – 18 cm. (£850) now £425!
Wicker frame decorated with old buttons and clam shells
Above – 13. Hogon’s (priest) necklace. Dogon. Mali.Early 20th century.Iron chain with 19th century glass beads.Ex Seward Kennedy coll. UK. L – 50 cm. (£250) now £110
Above- 14.Old Ivory Ekipa. Namibia. L – 6 cm. (£350) now £180!
Above – 17. Pair of small fetish figures. Wooden figures covered with tiny old glass beads. Deep entrusted patina.Field collected in the 1990′s. H – 15 cm. Was £850 pair.Now £450 pair! (with display stands)
Above – 18. A rare ivory chieftains rattle. Toposa. Southern Sudan. L – 9 cm (£350) now £175 !
Above – 19. A 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 symbol. H – 38 cm (£850) £350 now !
Above – 20. Fine chieftains hat. Kuba culture.Congo.
Ex Baptist missionary collection (see label attached) (£420) now £150! with display stand
Above.21. Old finely decorated combs.Left to right.
Ashante Ghana. L – 19 cm (£180) now £90!
Ahante Ghana.L 28 cm (£280) now £120!
Tanzanian.. L 20 cm. (£380) now £150! – SOLD -
Ab0ve -23. Miniature figure./charm. Bembe .DRC. H – 12 cm. Ex private collection France. Was – £850. Now £425!
Above- 24. Hogon’s (priests) necklace. Dogon. Mali.Iron chain with stone centre piece.Ex Seward Kennedy coll. UK. L – 50 cm. (£250) now £110
Above – 25.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- 26. Chieftans pipe with carved head. Kaguru. Tanzania. L - 18 cm (£580) now £250! (on display stand)
Above – 28. Small finely carved figure of a man holding a sack and fly wisp. Possibly a small fetish figure. Tanzania. Pre 1950′s. H – 10 cm. Was – £640 Now £320!
Above -29. Mwana Hiti (doll) Tanzania. Deep shiny patina. Well used and handled. H – 13.5 cm. Was £550. Now £ 275!