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  • Chair. Baule. Ivory Coast

    Lovely chieftains chair with simple pleasing form. Honey blown patina.Baule.Ivory Coast. 1st half 20th century. £780. H – 62 cm W – 46 cm

  • Stool. Igbo. Nigeria

    Stool. Igbo.Nigeria. With four curved supports and a zig-zag central column. H -  27 cm D – 26 cm. 1st half 20th century. Good condition.£550

  • Large headrest. Dinka. SOUTHERN SUDAN

    A large Dinka headrest with nice form and patina. Southern Sudan. L – 45 cm. Ex Jonathan Lowen collection.London.Good condition. £1400

  • Small shield. Cameroon

    Small hide shield. Northern Cameroon. Made from animal hide and nicely decorated with natural pigments of red and black. Handle at the back. 52 cm x 32 cm. £780. Click on image for slide show.

  • Bark cloth beater. North Easter DRC

    Barkcloth beater. Pygmy people?. North Eastern DRC. An early tool used for beating barkcloth.The handle is made from a piece of wood split at one end with the head made from either Hippo tooth or Ivory. The tool has wonderful bird-like features. Late 19th to early 20th cent. H  – 40 cm. £1250  

  • Madonna. Makonde

    Fine early Madonna figure. Makonde. Tanzania. The figure has a stern but serine expression characterized by it bending or leaning slightly to one side. Carved from a dense wood with a very worn surface patina from touching and handling. H – 80 cm. £5600. Click on image for slide show.

  • Body mask. Makonde

    Fine body mask. Makonde. Tanzania. Wooden mask decorated with red and covered with scarifications, some highlighted in beeswax. Ex private collection Brussels. H – 50 cm. £3600.

  • Deangle mask.Dan. Ivory Coast

    Fine ‘deangle’ mask. Dan people.Ivory Coast. Carved in a dense wood with typically fine facial features, fine nose, parted lips with white metal teeth. Collected 1968 and well used before this time. Ex-private collection Germany, Hermann Sommerhage. H – 26 cm. £3800. Click on image for slide show.

  • Animal mask. Tanzania

    Animal mask depicting a hunting dog. Makua culture. Tanzania/Mozambique. Ex Walter Hekster collection, Amsterdam. Walter Hekster was a famous musician and composer who had a keen interest in tribal art from Tanzania and the surrounding region. Published. Yale GVR no: 0077943 L – 20 cm.£1850.

  • Pair of flutes. Bameleke

    Two fine wooden flutes. Bameleke people.Cameroon. Coming from two different private European collections but possibly from the same hand. Wonderful interplay of two abstract human figures. First half 20th century. H – 30 cm. £2800 pair. Click on image for slide show

  • Aboriginal shield Western Desert

    A finely incised Western Desert Aboriginal shield. 1st half 20th century.Ex private collection Brussels. H – 82 cm. £2800. Click on image for slide show.

  • Fine Sukuma mask. Tanzania

    A fine Sukuma mask with powerful expression. Tanzania. Carved from a brown dense wood and decorated with red pigment. Prominent chin with square angular month.Long nose with unusual ‘double’ eyes. Good age,1950’s or there abouts. H – 33 cm. Custom mounted. £3400

  • Iron currency.19th century. Nigeria

    A  fine 19th-century Iron currency ‘Manilla’ in spiral coiled form. Igbo people. Nigeria. Ex private collection UK. L -  29 cm . £950. Custom mounted. Click on image for slide show.

  • Stool/backrest. Ngombe.DRC

    A fine stool/backrest. Ngombe people. DRC. Curved form with fine etched decorations. First-quarter 20th century. H – 40 cm. (excluding the stand) £850. Click on image for slide show

  • East African thumb piano ‘kalimba’

    A fine early Tanzanian thumb piano ‘kalimba’.Wooden base with metal keys. This style of thumb piano is one of the earliest forms made of the box based form found in Tanzania throughout the 20th century. H – 31 cm (excluding mount) £480

  • FINE STRINGED INSTRUMENT.TANZANIA

    A fine stringed instrument. Kwere culture.Tanzania. Surmounted with a beautifully carved mother and child figure with worn smooth patina. Lower chamber cover with animal hide and finely decorated with geometric designs typical to the Kwere culture. H – 83 cm. (as on stand H – 95 cm) £1600

  • Musical instrument.Tanzania

    A fine string instrument.Tanzania. Carved from a flat piece wood, decorated with abstract designs on the front. Surmounted with seated male and female figures. Strings are made from wire. First half 20th century. The instrument is functional and playable. Ex European collection. H – 53 cm. £875. Click on image for slide show

  • MUSICAL INSTRUMENT – KWERE. TANZANIA

    Finely carved musical instrument.Curved shaft surmounted with a beautifully carved crouching female figure. Encrusted patina. Kwere culture.Tanzania.H – 48 cm (excluding display stand) £1200

  • Rare flat weave raffia fibre textile. DRC

    A rare finely woven flat weave raffia fibre textile. Late 19th century.Possible Tetela or related group (but not Kuba). DRC. Ex private collection Brussels. Only around 12 known examples of this type of raffia textile exist in private collections. Mounted.46 cm x 50 cm. £1100

  • Woven storage basket.Tanzania

    This type of traditional basket is used to store grain and other dry foods. Made from strips of woven flat fiber in two sections held in shape by a central bark binding and decorated with an abstract designs.Mid 20th century. Haha tribe – Southern Tanzania.  Diameter 40 cm. Height  – 31 cm.Price  –  £570

  • Set of woven storage baskets. Yaka. DRC

    A set of 4 woven wicker dry storage baskets. Yaka culture. DRC. First half 20th century. Ex private collection Belgium.Heights (tallest) – 37 cm. (small) 13 cm and 11 cm. £480 group. (good condition)

  • Presentation trays. Agakoko. Tutsi

    Presentation trays. ‘Agakoko’. Tutsi people. Rwanda. Made from fine strands of grass in attractive zig zag and interlocking diamond designs. Kept by Tutsi families as a symbol of wealth. 1st half 20th century.Ex private collection Belgium. Sold separately.L to R – 12 cm.10 cm.16 cm. £350 each. – LEFT SOLD -Click on image for slide…

  • Flat weave raffia textile. DRC

    A fine and rare finely woven flat weave raffia fibre textile. Late 19th century.Possible Tetela. DRC. Ex Pierre Loos collection Brussels. Mounted.41 cm x 60 cm. £950

  • Wooden staff. Fipa culture. Tanzania

    Hunters staff. Fipa culture, western Tanzania. Carved from a forked branch of a tree with smooth shiny patina and metal eyes. Would have been carried across the shoulders by the owner. H – 90 cm. £850. Click on image for slide show.

  • Dogon figure (nommo) .Mali

    Fine Dogon ‘nommo’ figure. Mali. Weather surface and missing due to erosion and age the bottom section below the torso. 19th century (or before). Ex private collection Germany. H -  41 cm (including the base) £3400.Click on image for slide show

  • Small ritual stool. Zaramo. Tanzania

    Miniature ritual stool.Zaramo. Tanzania. Small figurative stool carved from one piece with encrusted patina. Such stools were used as a platform to hold a calabash with healing medicines inside which would be placed in the cavity in the center of the seat. Ex private collection UK.£1800.H – 31 cm. 1st half 20th cent.

  • Female figure. Senufo. Ivory Coast

    A fine  old Senufo female figure.Ivory Coast.The seated figure with upright posture slightly leaning forward with her arms resting on her thighs. Eroded surface around the head and neck where it has been exposed to weathering over time.Ex Adam Prout UK . H – 62 cm (including base) £3500.

  • Female figure. Hemba. DRC

    Female figure. Hemba. DRC. Ex Pen Kent collection.London. Pen Kent was the ex governor of the Bank of England in the late 80’s early 90’s.He had a keen interest in African Tribal Art and collected most of his pieces via auctions in London up till late 1990’s.H – 37 cm  £3200

  • Ancestral figure. Igbo. Nigeria

    A fine and early ancestral shine figure. Igbo culture. Nigeria. Ex private collection Turin,Italy. First half 20th century. Wood with natural pigments.H – 95 cm . £6500. Click on image for slide show.

  • Sukuma guardian figure. Tanzania

    Male guardian figure.Sukuma culture. Tanzania. The male figure painted red and eroded in places with a powerful expression. Inserted aluminum eyes and metal teeth. This figure would have been placed under a protective shelter acting as a guardian figure.1st half 20th century. H – 90 cm. £4500

  • Mother and child figure.TANZANIA

    A fine early mother and child figure. Kaguru – Tanzania.The mother sitting on a stool holding her baby on her lap.Carved in a dense brown hardwood.First half 20th century.Height  –  47  cm. £2200

  • Pair of small Baule figures.Ivory Coast

    A pair of small male and female figures. Baule.Ivory Coast. Early 20th century. Ex Pen Kent collection London. Collected in New York at Camp Gallery 1975.Wood with thick encrusted patina.Stands of white glass beads. H – 14 cm. £1200 pair

  • Fine Makonde spatula. Mozambique

    A fine spatula surmounted with two finely carved heads. Makonde, Mozambique. First half 20th century. Ex private collection France. H  – 58 cm. Good overall condition. £2800. (click on image for slide show)

  • Mother and child. Dogon. Mali

    A fine mother and child figure. Dogon, Mali. The mother kneeling with upright stance holding her baby. Weathered surface whilst still keeping the body and facal features of the sculpture. Ex Seward Kennedy collection, London. H -  40 cm. £3800

  • Female figure. Kaguru. Tanzania

    Maternity figure. Kaguru culture. Tanzania. The female figure with both hands resting on her stomach. Dense wood with worn patina,shiny in parts where handled. Glass beaded eyes. H – 34 cm (excluding base)  £1800

  • Mother and child fragment.Lobi.

    An early fragment of a mother with a child on her back. Possibly of Lobi people, Burkina Faso.Ex Belgium private collection.H – 12 cm. Medium density wood with smooth black patina. Traces of burnt areas.Early 20th century. £580. Click on image for slide show.

  • Ceremonial figure. SUKUMA. Tanzania

    A fine Sukuma marionette figure. Held in the mid-rift & used in traditional dance ceremonies to celebrate the end of year harvest when dances from each village would gather to compete for the prize of the best dancing troupe. Ex-private collection. The Netherlands.Early-mid 20th century. H – 59cm. £2400

  • Yoruba mother and child figure

    A mother with twins figure.Yoruba, Nigeria. The mother kneeling holding an offering bowl with one child on her back the other by her side. Ex German collection. H -  25 cm £1650