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Nubian Silver Pendant

Nubian People, Sudan & Southern Egypt, probably the Siwa Oasis
early 20th century

length: 30cm, width: 17cm, weight: 258g

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UK art market

4476

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Early, Ashanti Gold Weight Modelled on a Bifurcated Knife

Ashanti People, Ghana
17th century

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

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Provenance

private collection, London.

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

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Estate of the London collector, Seward Kennedy, London

6103

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Rare Pair of Ibibio Nigerian Carved Wooden Masks

Ibibio People, southern Nigeria
early 20th century

heights: 28cm & 26cm

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UK art market

4517

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Ovimbundu Carved Wooden Sceptre

Ovimbundu People, Angola
19th century

height: 54cm

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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)

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UK art market

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

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UK art market

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

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private collection, UK

1873

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Akan Cast Brass Peanut Ring, Ghana

Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

height: 5cm, weight: 16g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1874

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Akan Cast Brass ‘Seed Pod Cluster’ Ring with Traces of Gilding

Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

width: 4cm, weight: 13g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1885

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Akan Cast Brass ‘African Cobra’ Ring, Ghana

Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast
19th century

length of bezel: 2.7cm, weight: 16g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1867

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Cast Bronze Dogoni Spiral Ring, West Africa

Dogon People, Mali
18th-19th century

diameter of bezel: 3.5cm: weight: 24g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1869

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Dogon Cast Brass Fertility Ring

Dogon People, Mali
19th century

height: 4.3cm, weight: 15g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1882

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Akan Cast Brass ‘Sword Hilt’ Ring

Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

height: 4.5cm, weight: 22g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1879

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Ashanti Cast Brass “Double Crocodile” Ring, Ghana

Ashanti, Ghana
18th-19th century

diameter of bezel: 4.7cm, weight: 35g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1871

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Cast Brass Trophy Head Ring with Traces of Gold

Baule, Mali
18th-19th century

length of bezel: 3.5cm, weight: 17g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1880

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Cast Brass ‘Chief’s Stool’ Ring with Traces of Gilding

Akan People, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

height: 4cm, weight: 40g

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Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

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

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UK art market

5366

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Ethiopian Set of Four Engraved High-Grade Silver Drinking Vessels & Stand

Ethiopia
19th century

width of table platform: 14.3cm, height with cups: 9.1cm, combined weight: 409g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

4872

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Collection of 145 Ethiopian Silver Crosses (Yangat Masqal)

Ethiopia
19th-early 20th century

approximate total combined weight: 2.2kg

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private collection, UK.

4092

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Two Ghanaian Cast Brass Gold Weights Shaped as Boats & Paddlers

Ashanti or Asante People, Ghana
19th century

lengths: 13cm, widths: 4cm, weights: 216g & 230g

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UK art market

5710

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Dutch Colonial Surinamese Escaped African Slave (Maroons or Bushinengues) Wooden Stool

Maroon or Bushinengue People, Suriname, South America
19th-early 20th century

length: 40cm, height: 29cm, width: 23cm

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private collection, London.

5657

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Ashanti Gold Dust Container (Kuduo)

Ashanti (Asante) People, Ghana
19th century

height: 17.5cm, diameter: 8cm, weight: 884g

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UK art market

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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UK art market

4196

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Three Solid Copper Mossi African Hairpins

Mossi People, Burkina Faso
19th century

7.5-9cm

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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

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UK art market

4824

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Woven Rattan Congo Comb

Teke People, Congo
19th century

height: 16.2cm, width: 5.7cm

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Provenance

old, private UK collection.

5496

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Senufo Carved Wooden Face Mask (Kpelie)

Senufo People, Ivory Coast
circa 1920

length: 39cm, width: 16cm

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Provenance

private collection, London; acquired in Europe in the 1970s.

5486

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Fine Pende Chief’s Hippopotamus Tooth Amulet Pendant (Gikhokho)

Pende People, Congo
early 19th century

length: 6cm, width: 4cm

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Provenance

private collection, London; and acquired by the previous owner in London in the 1960s.

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.

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Provenance

private collection, UK

4268

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Woman’s Wooden Lip Plate

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

width: 13.5cm, length: 9.4cm, thickness: 1.6cm

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Provenance

private London collection.

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

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private collection, UK

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

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Provenance

private collection, London.

3104

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Pair of Yoruba Bronze Ogboni Staves

Yoruba People, Nigeria
early 19th century

heights: 22cm, combined wight: 881g

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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.

944

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Yoruba Gelede Dance Headdress

Yoruba People, Nigeria
circa 1940

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

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Provenance

UK art market, formerly in an Oxford collection.

846

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Bamana Wooden Door Lock (Konbalabala)

Bamana people, Mali
circa 1920

height: 45.5cm, width: 37cm

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Provenance

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

4574

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Carved Horn Miniature Divination Image of Eshu (Ikin Ifa)

Yoruba People, Nigeria
19th century

height: 7.6cm

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Provenance

private London collection

4473

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Rare Cast Brass Necklace

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

length: approx. 75cm, weight: 1,704g

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Provenance

UK art market

4516

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Carved Wooden Prestige Sceptre

Ovimbundu People, Angola
19th century

length: 55cm

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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

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Provenance

private London collection.

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

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Provenance

UK art market

4283

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Pair of Silver Woman’s Hair Rings

Morocco, pre-Sahara Region
19th century

length: 7cm, width: 3.3cm, combined weight: 110g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

4284

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Pair of Silver Woman’s Hair Rings

Ant-Atlas Region, Morocco
19th century

length: 7cm, width: 2.8cm, combined weight: 136g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

4313

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Eshu Dance Wrist Pendant

Yoruba People, Southern Egbado, Nigeria
19th century

height: 10.2cm

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private collection, London.

4314

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Eshu Dance Wrist Pendant

Yoruba People, Southern Egbado, Nigeria
19th century

height: 8cm

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private collection, London.

4315

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Eshu Dance Wrist Pendant

Yoruba People, Southern Egbado, Nigeria
19th century

height: 12.5cm

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Provenance

private collection, London.

4077

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Shield with Gilded Metal Mounts (Tafa Gassa)

Ethiopia
19th century

diameter: 47cm, height (approx.): 20cm

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Provenance

UK art market

4089

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Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Silver Mounts

Sri Lanka
18th-19th century

height: 5.3cm, diameter: 4.3cm

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Provenance

private collection, London.

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

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Provenance

UK art market

4222

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Cast Bronze Hairpin of a Horse & Rider

Dogon People, Mali
19th century

length: 19.5cm

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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

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Provenance

UK art market, private collection, Germany

4033

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Ashanti Cast Brass Gold Weight

Ashanti or Asante People, Ghana
18th-19th century

height: 7.3cm, width: 8cm, depth: 6cm, weight: 284g

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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

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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

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Provenance

UK art market

3890

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Yoruba Janus-Headed Shango Dancing Wand

Yoruba People, Nigeria
19th century

length: 31.5cm

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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

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Provenance

UK art market

3895

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Ashanti Carved Wooden Fertility Doll (Akuaba)

Ashanti/Asante People, Ghana
19th century

height: 27.3cm, width: 11.5cm

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Provenance

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

3578

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Moroccan Ceramic Tureen (Jobbana) with Polychrome Enamel

Fes, Morocco
19th century

height: 28.8cm, diameter: 20.8cm

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Provenance

UK art market

3579

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Moroccan Ceramic Tureen (Jobbana) with Polychrome Enamel

Fes, Morocco
19th century

height: 28.5cm, diameter: 21cm

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Provenance

UK art market

3663

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Rare, Mughal Indian Gilded Chased & Engraved Silver Opium Poppy Pod-Shaped Chilam Cover

Rajasthan or Mughal, India
18th century

diameter: 8cm, height: 6.4cm, dimensions of marble stand: 14cm x 11cm x 2cm

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UK art market

3733

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Ovimbundu Female Head Privilege Sceptre

Ovimbundu People, Angola
circa 1930

length: 56cm

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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

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Provenance

UK art market

3498

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Nigerian Yoruba Ibeji Twin Figure (Ere Ibeji)

Yagba Tribe, Egbe Region, Nigeria
late 19th century

height: 25.5cm

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Provenance

UK art market

3507

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Cast Copper Bwa Do Cult Anklet

Bwa people, Burkino Faso
19th century

length: 20cm. width: 9.7cm, height with stand: 8cm

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Provenance

UK art market

3539

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Yoruba Carved Wooden Figure of Queen Victoria

Yoruba, Nigeria
late 19th century

height: 32.5cm

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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

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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

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Provenance

UK art market

3001

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Baule Bronze Currency Anklet

Baule People, Ivory Coast
19th century-early 20th century

height: 26cm (without stand); 37cm (with stand); width: 25cm, depth: 14.4cm

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Provenance

UK art market

3091

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Rare Pair of Ijebu-Yoruba Bronze Ceremonial Anklets

Nigeria
18th century

diameter: 19cm

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Provenance

private collection, Isle of Wight, UK.

3105

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Songye Androgynous Power Figure

Songye People, Congo
first half of the 20th century

height: 48.5cm

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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. It is not known when or how Dr Sharratt acquired this figure but during his fifty years of collecting, he tended to acquire from within the UK only from 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

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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.

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

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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.

3109

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Pair of Yoruba Eshu Dance Wands

Yoruba People, Egba/Egbado Tribe, Abeokuta, Nigeria
circa 1920

height: (female) approximately 36cm, (male) 34cm; width: (both) approximately 7cm

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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private collection, UK

2420

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Yoruba Egungun Headdress Carved by Baba Mola of Kesi

Yoruba People, Nigeria
before 1939

height: 49cm, length: 40cm, width: 27cm

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Collected by the Australian artist Donald Friend in Nigeria when he lived there in 1938 and 1939.

2421

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Yoruba Maternity Figural Offering Bowl

Yoruba People, Nigeria
before 1938-39

height: 64cm

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Provenance

Collected by the artist Donald Friend in Nigeria, 1938

2118

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Ethiopian Carved Wooden Chair

Ethiopia
late 19th century

height: 68cm, width: 36cm, depth: 42cm

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an old English collection since the early 1900s.

2204

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Yoruba Ibeji Figure (Ere Ibeji)

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

height: 29cm

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UK art market.

2218

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Rare Yoruba Carved Wooden Processional Staff

Yoruba People, Nigeria
19th-20th century

length/height: 108cm

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

2219

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Yoruba Carved Wooden Divination Bowl

Yoruba People, Nigeria
18th-19th century or earlier

height: 14.2cm, diameter: 19cm

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private collection, UK.

2226

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Rare, Matched Pair of Yoruba Male & Female Eshu Dance Wands

Yoruba People, Nigeria
19th century

heights: 36cm & 37cm

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UK art market

1865

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Fine Ifa Yoruba Divination Bowl

Yoruba People, Nigeria
circa 1920 or earlier

height: 19cm, width at widest point: 24cm

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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

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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

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Provenance

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

1915

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Yoruba Wooden Divination Board (Opon Ifa)

Yoruba People, Nigeria
19th century

dimensions: 27cm x 23cm x 2cm

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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

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UK art market

1481

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Brass Bird-shaped Pipe

Cameroon
early 20th century

length: 48cm

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1226

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Large Engraved Brass Bowl & Cover

(Islamic) Nupe People, Nigeria
19th century

height: 25cm, diameter: 26cm, weight: 1,116g

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UK art market

1019

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Zulu Knobkierrie Club

Zulu People, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
19th century

length: 63cm

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UK art market

1108

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Carved Tsonga Bowl attributed to Muhlati

Tsonga, Mozambique
late 19th century

height: 38cm, width: 18cm

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Provenance

UK art market.