Our catalogue > Tribal Art – Africa

African tribal art is among the most faked of all arts. The vast majority of what is on the market has little historical value or merit for the serious collector. The pieces shown here, all of which are for sale, have been carefully selected for their artistic merit, their patina and their provenance.

Each piece has been sourced from within the UK, often from old, colonial-era collections. We do not buy from Africa or from those with recent connections to Africa. This is very important.

For this reason, we tend to have many Yoruba pieces because the UK colonised Nigeria and so the UK today is an excellent place to source genuine, old Yoruba art.

Items sold by us are represented in important public collections, including the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, & the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris.

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6890

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    Ashanti Carved Wooden Comb (Duafe)

    Akan-Ashanti People, Ghana
    late 19th century-early 20th century

    length: 34.1cm, width: 11.9cm, depth: 1.2cm, weight: 227g

    Provenance

    private collection, London.

    7169

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      Ovimbundu Colonial Portuguese Female Head Privilege Sceptre or Staff

      Ovimbundu People, Angola
      19th century

      length: 82.5cmm, width: 8.5cm, weight: 941g

      Provenance

      private collection, UK

      6911

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        Wobe or We (Ngere) Wooden Face Mask

        Wobe or We (Ngere) People, Ivory Coast
        early 20th century

        height: approximately 27.5cm, width: 20.5cm, depth: 18.5cm, weight: 1,700g

        Provenance

        private estate collection, UK.

        4230

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          Carved Steatite Female Nomoli Figure

          Sierra Leone
          15th century or earlier

          height: 21cm, width: 8.5cm, weight: 1,645g

          Provenance

          Estate Collection of Seward Kennedy, London, UK.

          6811

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            Unusual Ashanti Carved Wooden Articulated Comb (Duafe)

            Akan-Ashanti People, Ghana
            late 19th century-early 20th century

            height: 34.7cm, width: 12cm, weight: 192g

            Provenance

            private collection, London.

            6524

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              Mongo Woman’s Woven Buttock Shield (Bakonga)

              Mongo People, Congo
              early 20th century

              length: approximately 88cm, width: 8.3cm, weight: 157g

              Provenance

              private collection, London, UK.

              7180

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                Unusual Zulu Wirework Gourd Dance Rattle

                Zulu People, Southern Africa
                early 20th century

                width of gourd: 8cm, length (including handle): 29cm, weight: 60g

                Provenance

                UK art market

                7132

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                  Mauritanian Bead Necklace (Tesbih)

                  Mauritania & southern Morocco
                  early 20th century

                  circumference: 102cm, weight: 169g

                  Provenance

                  private collection, Germany

                  6799

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                    Pair of Nigerian Cast & Engraved Bronze Bangles

                    Lower Niger River, Nigeria
                    early 20th century

                    external diameter (widest): 9.9 to 10.1cm, internal diameter: 5.4 to 5.9cm, combined weight: 1,330g

                    Provenance

                    UK art market

                    5688

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                      Tuareg Wooden Storage Post (Bela)

                      Tuareg People, Mali, Niger or Algeria
                      early 20th century

                      height (including stand): 148cm, width: 51.5cm

                      Provenance

                      private collection, UK.

                      6960

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                        Fine Pair of Oyo Yoruba Ibeji Twins

                        Yoruba People, Oyo, Igbuke Region, Nigeria
                        late 19th century-early 20th century

                        height: approximately 27.1cm, combined weight: 563g

                        Provenance

                        UK art market

                        6635

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                          Fine Tsonga Headrest

                          Tsonga People, South Africa & Zimbabwe
                          19th-early 20th century

                          height: 10.8cm, width: 18.5cm, weight: 229g

                          Provenance

                          UK art market

                          6642

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                            Superb Nigerian Ibibio Carved Wooden Mask

                            Ibibio People, Cross River & adjacent regions, Nigeria
                            19th-early 20th century

                            height: 31cm, width: 29cm, depth: 19cm, weight: 1,104g

                            Provenance

                            UK art market

                            6650

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                              Sudan Bongo Carved Wooden Stool or Headrest

                              Bongo People, South Sudan
                              19th-early 20th century

                              width: 23.2cm, height: 11.6cm, depth:12.1cm, weight: 535g

                              Provenance

                              UK art market

                              6523

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                                Mongo Woman’s Beaded & Woven Buttock Shield (Bakonga)

                                Mongo People, Congo
                                early 20th century

                                length: approximately 98cm, width of pompom: 12cm, weight: 292g

                                Provenance

                                private collection, London, UK.

                                6492

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                                  Very Rare & Early Yoruba Shango Priest’s Costume with Leather & Mirrors

                                  Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                  circa 1850

                                  length: 96.5cm, width: 54.5cm (approximately)

                                  Provenance

                                  found in the attic of a house in northern England where it is believed to have been stored undisturbed since at least the 1930s.

                                  6493

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                                    Rare & Early Yoruba Shango Shrine Leather Bag (Laba)

                                    Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                    circa 1850

                                    width: 49.5cm

                                    Provenance

                                    found in the attic of a house in northern England where it is believed to have been stored undisturbed since at least the 1930s.

                                    6490

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                                      Fang Gilded Bronze Torque

                                      Fang People, Gabon/Cameroon
                                      circa 19th century

                                      diameter: at widest point: 19cm, thickness: 3.8cm, weight: 2,217g

                                      Provenance

                                      private collection, London.

                                      6103

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                                        Rare Pair of Ibibio Nigerian Carved Wooden Masks

                                        Ibibio People, southern Nigeria
                                        early 20th century

                                        heights: 28cm & 26cm

                                        Provenance

                                        UK art market

                                        5848

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                                          Rare Toma Mask with Articulated Jaw (Landai)

                                          Toma People, Liberia & Guinea
                                          19th-early 20th century

                                          height: 43cm, width: 15.4cm, depth: 14cm

                                          Provenance

                                          private collection, Scotland

                                          6436

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                                            Fine, Nigerian Yoruba Gelede Dance Headdress

                                            Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                            circa 1920

                                            height: 46cm, length: 27cm, width: 31cm, weight: 1,765g

                                            Provenance

                                            formerly in the collection of the late Dr James Bynon, lecturer in Berber studies, School of Oriental & African Studies, University College London.

                                            4806

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                                              Unusual Yoruba Ibeji Figure (Ere Ibeji)

                                              Yagba Tribe, Egbe Region, Nigeria
                                              late 19th century

                                              height: 23.5cm; weight: 398g

                                              Provenance

                                              Volta Place Gallery, Washington DC; Pendarell (Pen) Kent Collection.

                                              5722

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                                                Zulu Wooden Ear Plugs with Bakelite Tile Decoration

                                                Zulu People, South Africa
                                                circa 1940

                                                diameter (each): 6.5cm, combined weight: 61g

                                                Provenance

                                                private collection, UK.

                                                4326

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                                                  Carved Wooden Dog Fetish Figure (Koso)

                                                  Vili People, Republic of Congo
                                                  early 20th century

                                                  length: 24cm; width: 7cm and height: 8cm

                                                  Provenance

                                                  Estate of the London collector, Seward Kennedy, London

                                                  4474

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                                                    Yoruba Cast Brass Opele Oracle Chain

                                                    Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                    19th century

                                                    circumference: approx.: 96cm, weight: 178g

                                                    Provenance

                                                    UK art market

                                                    4517

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                                                      Ovimbundu Carved Wooden Sceptre

                                                      Ovimbundu People, Angola
                                                      19th century

                                                      height: 54cm

                                                      Provenance

                                                      UK art market

                                                      4476

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                                                        Early, Ashanti Gold Weight Modelled on a Bifurcated Knife (Afenata)

                                                        Ashanti People, Ghana
                                                        17th century

                                                        length: 12.3cm, width: 8.2cm, weight: 107g

                                                        Provenance

                                                        private collection, London.

                                                        5724

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                                                          Zulu Wooden Ear Plugs with Bakelite Tile Decoration

                                                          Zulu People, South Africa
                                                          circa 1940

                                                          diameters: 5.5cm, thickness: 0.8cm

                                                          Provenance

                                                          private collection, UK

                                                          5742

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                                                            Pair of Gurunsi Bronze Bracelets

                                                            Gurunsi (Grunshi) People, northern Ghana & southern Burkina Faso
                                                            18th-19th century

                                                            width: 9.5cm, height: 9.3cm, combined weight: 684g

                                                            Provenance

                                                            UK art market

                                                            4624

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                                                              Cast Brass Senufo Ring

                                                              Senufo People, Ivory Coast
                                                              19th or early 20th century

                                                              weight: 19.6g, ring size: 10.75 (US), V/V (UK)

                                                              Provenance

                                                              UK art market

                                                              4462

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                                                                Nine Copper ‘X’ Currency Crosses

                                                                Luba & Yeke People, Katanga Province, Congo
                                                                19th century

                                                                typical diameter of a cross: 22.5cm Note: Each of these has a custom-made stand - each can be sold separately, or as part of a group.

                                                                Provenance

                                                                private collection, UK

                                                                4516

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                                                                  Carved Wooden Prestige Sceptre

                                                                  Ovimbundu People, Angola
                                                                  19th century

                                                                  length: 55cm

                                                                  Provenance

                                                                  UK art market

                                                                  5940

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                                                                    Exceptional Pair of Igbo Man’s Cast Brass Wrist Guards or Cuff Bracelets

                                                                    Igbo People, South-central and South-eastern Nigeria
                                                                    probably 19th century

                                                                    heights: 17cm, diameters: 10.7cm, combined weights: 1,150g

                                                                    Provenance

                                                                    UK art market

                                                                    4267

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                                                                      Woman’s Wooden Lip Plate

                                                                      Kichepo People, Sudan, & Surma People, Sudan/Ethiopia
                                                                      19th-early 20th century

                                                                      width: 13.3cm, length: 9.6cm, thickness: 1.6cm

                                                                      Provenance

                                                                      private London collection.

                                                                      4225

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                                                                        Congo Cast-Brass Hairpins

                                                                        Congo, probably Kuba people.
                                                                        19th-20th century

                                                                        21cm & 16.8cm

                                                                        Provenance

                                                                        Private collection, London.

                                                                        4824

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                                                                          Woven Rattan Congo Comb

                                                                          Teke People, Congo
                                                                          19th century

                                                                          height: 16.2cm, width: 5.7cm

                                                                          Provenance

                                                                          old, private UK collection.

                                                                          3890

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                                                                            Yoruba Janus-Headed Shango Dancing Wand

                                                                            Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                            19th century

                                                                            length: 31.5cm

                                                                            Provenance

                                                                            UK art market

                                                                            3091

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                                                                              Rare Pair of Ijebu-Yoruba Bronze Ceremonial Anklets

                                                                              Nigeria
                                                                              18th century

                                                                              diameter: 19cm

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              private collection, Isle of Wight, UK.

                                                                              4574

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                                                                                Carved Horn Miniature Divination Image of Eshu (Ikin Ifa)

                                                                                Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                19th century

                                                                                height: 7.6cm

                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                private London collection

                                                                                3104

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                                                                                  Pair of Yoruba Bronze Ogboni Staves

                                                                                  Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                  early 19th century

                                                                                  heights: 22cm, combined wight: 881g

                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                  acquired from the estate of Dr Peter Sharratt (d. 2014). Sharratt was a linguist and lecturer in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh who published on Renaissance French sculpture. In his private life, he was an avid collector of tribal art, building up his collection over fifty years. During that time, he bought from UK dealers, collectors and auction houses.

                                                                                  3115

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                                                                                    Fine, Carved Wooden Baule Catapult

                                                                                    Baule People, Ivory Coast
                                                                                    probably 19th century

                                                                                    height (not including stand): 16cm, width: 6.5cm

                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                    acquired from the estate of Dr Peter Sharratt (d. 2014). Sharratt was a linguist and lecturer in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh who published on Renaissance French sculpture. In his private life, he was an avid collector of tribal art, building up his collection over fifty years. During that time, he bought from UK dealers, collectors and auction houses.

                                                                                    3107

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                                                                                      Yoruba Eshu Dance Wand

                                                                                      Yoruba People, Egba Tribe, Abeokuta, Nigeria
                                                                                      late 19th century

                                                                                      height: approximately 25cm, width: approximately 6cm

                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                      acquired from the estate of Dr Peter Sharratt (d. 2014). Sharratt was a linguist and lecturer in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh who published on Renaissance French sculpture. In his private life, he was an avid collector of tribal art, building up his collection over fifty years. During that time, he bought from UK dealers, collectors and auction houses.

                                                                                      3895

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                                                                                        Ashanti Carved Wooden Fertility Doll (Akuaba)

                                                                                        Ashanti/Asante People, Ghana
                                                                                        19th century

                                                                                        height: 27.3cm, width: 11.5cm

                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                        UK art market; the base with an old label for 'Ratton, Paris'.

                                                                                        3108

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                                                                                          Yoruba Shango Oshe Dance Wand

                                                                                          Yoruba People, Egbado Tribe, Igan Okoto, Nigeria
                                                                                          circa 1900

                                                                                          length: approximately 25cm, width: approximately 6cm

                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                          acquired from the estate of Dr Peter Sharratt (d. 2014). Sharratt was a linguist and lecturer in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures at the University of Edinburgh who published on Renaissance French sculpture. In his private life, he was an avid collector of tribal art, building up his collection over fifty years. During that time, he bought from UK dealers, collectors and auction houses.

                                                                                          3119

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                                                                                            Pair of Yoruba Ceremonial Ogboni Staffs

                                                                                            Yoruba People, Ogboni Society, Nigeria
                                                                                            early to mid-20th century

                                                                                            height: approximately (female) 44cm, (male) 45cm

                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                            3894

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                                                                                              Nigerian Carved & Painted Wooden Figurative Comb

                                                                                              Nigeria
                                                                                              late 19th-early 20th century

                                                                                              length: 23cm, width: 8cm

                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                              2938

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                                                                                                Local Ashanti King’s Asipim Chair

                                                                                                Ashanti (Asante) People, Ghana
                                                                                                late 19th century

                                                                                                height: 72cm, depth: 44cm, width: 40cm

                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                private collection, UK

                                                                                                4121

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                                                                                                  Carved Wooden Axe Handle or Sceptre Shaped as an Antelope

                                                                                                  Tsonga or Zulu, South Africa or Zambia/Zaire
                                                                                                  19th century

                                                                                                  length: 52.5cm

                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                                  2863

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                                                                                                    Fine Yoruba Male Ibeji Figure (Ere Ibeji)

                                                                                                    Oyo-Yoruba People, Oyo Region, Nigeria
                                                                                                    late 19th century

                                                                                                    height: 32cm, diameter of the base: approximately 8cm

                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                    UK art market

                                                                                                    2218

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                                                                                                      Rare Yoruba Carved Wooden Processional Staff

                                                                                                      Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                      19th-20th century

                                                                                                      length/height: 108cm

                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                      private collection, London; and previously, a private European collection.

                                                                                                      3733

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                                                                                                        Ovimbundu Female Head Privilege Sceptre

                                                                                                        Ovimbundu People, Angola
                                                                                                        circa 1930

                                                                                                        length: 56cm

                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                                        2032

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                                                                                                          Yoruba Carved Wooden Maternity Figure & Bowl, possibly by the carver Agbonbiofe

                                                                                                          Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                          circa 1920

                                                                                                          height: 45cm, depth: 27cm

                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                          UK art market

                                                                                                          4222

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                                                                                                            Cast Bronze Hairpin of a Horse & Rider

                                                                                                            Dogon People, Mali
                                                                                                            19th century

                                                                                                            length: 19.5cm

                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                                            4046

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                                                                                                              Rare Cast Brass Necklace

                                                                                                              Vere People, North-Eastern Nigeria & Cameroon
                                                                                                              19th century

                                                                                                              length: 69cm, weight: 1,303g

                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                                              4279

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                                                                                                                Chief’s Bronze ‘Tiered’ Anklet with Bells

                                                                                                                Gio or Dan & Wee People, Liberia & Cote d’Ivoire
                                                                                                                19th century

                                                                                                                outside diameter: 11.5cm, inside diameter: 7.5cm x 8.5cm, height: 4.3cm, weight: 517g

                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                UK art market

                                                                                                                4313

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                                                                                                                  Eshu Dance Wrist Pendant

                                                                                                                  Yoruba People, Southern Egbado, Nigeria
                                                                                                                  19th century

                                                                                                                  height: 10.2cm

                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                  private collection, London.

                                                                                                                  4314

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                                                                                                                    Eshu Dance Wrist Pendant

                                                                                                                    Yoruba People, Southern Egbado, Nigeria
                                                                                                                    19th century

                                                                                                                    height: 8cm

                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                    private collection, London.

                                                                                                                    3498

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                                                                                                                      Nigerian Yoruba Ibeji Twin Figure (Ere Ibeji)

                                                                                                                      Yagba Tribe, Egbe Region, Nigeria
                                                                                                                      late 19th century

                                                                                                                      height: 25.5cm

                                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                                      UK art market

                                                                                                                      3497

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                                                                                                                        Superb Pair of Ibeji Figures (Ere Ibeji)

                                                                                                                        Yoruba People, Oyo Tribe, Shaki Region, Nigeria
                                                                                                                        late 19th century

                                                                                                                        heights: 24.4cm

                                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                                                        2850

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                                                                                                                          Cast Brass Pendant & Brass Bead Necklace

                                                                                                                          Asante/Ashanti, Ghana, West Africa
                                                                                                                          early 20th century

                                                                                                                          length of pendant: 12.5cm, length of chain: 66cm, weight: 193g

                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                          UK art market

                                                                                                                          4047

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                                                                                                                            Woman’s Brass & Beaded Headdress & Ear Ornament Set

                                                                                                                            Kikuyu People, Kenya
                                                                                                                            early 20th century

                                                                                                                            diameter of each spiral : 8.8cm; length of headdress: 38cm, total weight: 325g

                                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                                                            3416

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                                                                                                                              Fine Zulu (or similar) Knobkerrie Dance Club

                                                                                                                              Zulu People or similar, Southern Africa
                                                                                                                              19th century

                                                                                                                              length: 43.5cm

                                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                                                              2421

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                                                                                                                                Yoruba Maternity Figural Offering Bowl

                                                                                                                                Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                                                before 1938-39

                                                                                                                                height: 64cm

                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                Collected by the artist Donald Friend in Nigeria, 1938

                                                                                                                                1108

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                                                                                                                                  Carved Tsonga Bowl attributed to Muhlati

                                                                                                                                  Tsonga, Mozambique
                                                                                                                                  late 19th century

                                                                                                                                  height: 38cm, width: 18cm

                                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                                  UK art market.

                                                                                                                                  1897

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                                                                                                                                    Kuba Carved Wooden ‘Basket’ Camwood Powder Bowl & Cover

                                                                                                                                    Kuba People, Congo
                                                                                                                                    19th century

                                                                                                                                    height: 5.5cm, diameter: 17cm

                                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                                    UK art market

                                                                                                                                    1898

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                                                                                                                                      Carved Wooden Camwood Powder Box

                                                                                                                                      Kuba People, Congo
                                                                                                                                      19th century

                                                                                                                                      length: 23.8cm, height: 6.6cm, width: 9.4cm

                                                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                                                      Obtained by the previous owner at Sotheby's London, 'Tribal Art', December 3, 1984.

                                                                                                                                      846

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                                                                                                                                        Bamana Wooden Door Lock (Konbalabala)

                                                                                                                                        Bamana people, Mali
                                                                                                                                        circa 1920

                                                                                                                                        height: 45.5cm, width: 37cm

                                                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                                                        From a private UK collection. Acquired from Christie’s, 'Tribal Art', June 24, 1996, London, lot 67.

                                                                                                                                        944

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                                                                                                                                          Yoruba Gelede Dance Headdress

                                                                                                                                          Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                                                          circa 1940

                                                                                                                                          height: 34cm, length: 22cm, width: 27cm

                                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                                          UK art market, formerly in an Oxford collection.

                                                                                                                                          1915

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                                                                                                                                            Yoruba Wooden Divination Board (Opon Ifa)

                                                                                                                                            Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                                                            19th century

                                                                                                                                            dimensions: 27cm x 23cm x 2cm

                                                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                                                                            1481

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                                                                                                                                              Brass Bird-shaped Pipe

                                                                                                                                              Cameroon
                                                                                                                                              early 20th century

                                                                                                                                              length: 48cm

                                                                                                                                              2204

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                                                                                                                                                Yoruba Ibeji Figure (Ere Ibeji)

                                                                                                                                                Yoruba People, Oyo Sub-group, Erin Region, Nigeria
                                                                                                                                                circa 1920

                                                                                                                                                height: 29cm

                                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                                UK art market.

                                                                                                                                                3000

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                                                                                                                                                  Congo Chief’s Axe-Knife

                                                                                                                                                  Nsapo & Wongo Peoples, Congo
                                                                                                                                                  19th-early 20th century

                                                                                                                                                  length: 39cm, width: 22.5cm

                                                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                                                                                  3994

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                                                                                                                                                    Nigerian Carved Wooden Maternity Figure, Lidded Bowl, possibly by the carver Agbonbiofe

                                                                                                                                                    Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                                                                    early 20th century

                                                                                                                                                    height: 48.5cm, depth: 22.5cm, width: 33.5cm

                                                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                                                    UK art market, private collection, Germany

                                                                                                                                                    3664

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                                                                                                                                                      Pair of Engraved Silver Bracelets

                                                                                                                                                      Nubian People, North-East Africa
                                                                                                                                                      19th-early 20th century

                                                                                                                                                      external diameter: 8.6cm, internal diameter: 6.2cm, thickness: 1.2cm, combined weight: 119g

                                                                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                                                                      private collection, London.

                                                                                                                                                      4274

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                                                                                                                                                        Woman’s Iron Pubic Cover (Cache Sexe)

                                                                                                                                                        Kirdi and Matakam People, North Cameroon
                                                                                                                                                        19th-early 20th century

                                                                                                                                                        length: 37.5cm

                                                                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                                                                        private collection, UK

                                                                                                                                                        5561

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                                                                                                                                                          Circular Yoruba Divination Board (Opon Ifa)

                                                                                                                                                          Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                                                                          19th century

                                                                                                                                                          width: 35.5cm; length: 34cm and thickness: 2cm

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                                                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                                                          UK art market

                                                                                                                                                          4196

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                                                                                                                                                            Three Solid Copper Mossi African Hairpins

                                                                                                                                                            Mossi People, Burkina Faso
                                                                                                                                                            19th century

                                                                                                                                                            7.5-9cm

                                                                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                                                                            Private collection, London.

                                                                                                                                                            5560

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                                                                                                                                                              Rectangular Yoruba Divination Board (Opon Ifa)

                                                                                                                                                              Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                                                                              19th-early 20th century

                                                                                                                                                              width: 40cm; length: 27cm and thickness: 2cm

                                                                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                                                                                              6991

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                                                                                                                                                                Maasai Bone Pendant & Braided Leather Necklace

                                                                                                                                                                Maasai People,  Kenya & northern Tanzania
                                                                                                                                                                early 20th century

                                                                                                                                                                length of pendant: 7.7cm, circumference: approximately 35cm, weight: 45g

                                                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                                                UK art market