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1001. An Egyptian faience cippus, depicting Horus standing on two crocodiles and holding snakes, scorpion, a lion and an antelope, with two rows of hieroglyphs below and to the sides, 7.7cm high £500-600

1002. An Egyptian bronze figure of Osiris, 8.6cm high, and two faience Ushabtis, both inscribed, 9.1cm and 9.2cm high, all probably Late Dynastic, 664 - 332 B.C. (3) £100-150

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1003. Two Egyptian pale blue faience Ushabtis, both inscribed, 12.5cm high, 21st 22nd Dynasty, 1080 - 715 B.C. (2) £100-150

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1003

1004. Three Egyptian pale blue faience Ushabtis, 14.1cm, 13.7cm and 11cm high, Late Dynastic, 664 - 332 B.C. (3) £100-150

1005. Three Egyptian blue faience Ushabtis, 9.5cm, 10.2cm and 11.4cm high, Late Dynastic, 664 - 332 B.C. (3) £100-150

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1006. A small group of Eygptian amulets, scarabs and a seal, faience and stone, and an agate dog pendant, 4.3cm high, a glazed janus pendant and a tooth. (13) £100-200 1007. A group of Egyptian amulets and scarabs, including a bronze head of a king, probably Late Dynastic, 664 - 332 B.C. (19) £100-150 1008. An Egyptian bright blue faience Ushabti, holding mattock and hoe, 10cm high and four other Ushabtis of varying colour and form, one fragmentary, 8cm - 10.7cm high, 21st Dynasty - Ptolemaic. (5) £100-150 1009. A Daunian ware askos, painted with geometric decoration in dark umber, 23cm high, 5th - 4th century B.C.

£100-150

1010. Two Egyptian Ushabtis, similarly inscribed, 10.3cm and 11.5cm high, Late Dynastic, 664 - 332 B.C. (2)

£100-150

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1011. Various antiquities and Grand Tour souvenirs, including an Egyptian fragmentary wood mask, 19cm high, two terracotta heads, pottery bowls, Ushabtis and coinage. (22) £100-200

1012. Two Luristan bronze short swords, 55.5cm and 56cm long. (2) £200-300

1011

1014 1013. A Roman pottery coin vessel, of bulbous form with ribbed shoulder and a wavy rim, possibly 3rd century, 15.5cm high. £80-120 Provenace: Ex. German collection.

1014. A Phoenician Janus head coloured glass pendant, 5.8cm high. £200-300

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1015. An Achaemenid style relief fragment, depicting the bust of a bearded man, 19th / 20th century, 26.5cm high, mounted on a slate stand. £2,000-3,000 Provenance: Family collection since the 1980’s.

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1016

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1019

1016. A Colima terracotta standing female figure, with applied beads to shoulders, 17.5cm high.

£150-250

1017. A Vera Cruz pottery standing figure, wearing a feathered headdress, earrings, a pendant necklace and a loin cloth, with black bitumen highlights, 17cm high, with later stand. (2) £100-200 1017A. A Mayan terracotta head fragment, 12cm high.

£150-250

1018. A Nayarit terracotta standing figure, with incised coiffure and a stripe decorated torso and diaper skirt, 19.2cm high.

£100-200

1019. A Nayarit terracotta standing figure, wearing a hat and a pendant necklace, with arms into waist, 20.5cm high.

£200-300

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1020

1023

1024

1020. A Mochica terracotta figure vessel, Peru, the encased standing figure with headdress, earrings and collar, holding an object in hands, the white body with a flared neck, 20cm high. £250-350 1021. A Mayan terracotta cylindrical vase, decorated a pale band above two stylized leaf designs, 23.5cm high.

£300-400

1022. A Kabyle pottery vessel, Algeria, the bulbous body with a flared neck and spouted handle, decorated geometric panels, 26cm high. £80-120 1023. A Nazca terracotta bowl, Peru, the interior decorated three bulbous strands in burnt red, white and black to a light ground and a wide red/brown border, black divider and rim, 18cm diameter. £200-300 1024. A Chancay pottery vessel, Peru, of ovoid form with painted arms and moulded fingers with a rope to an animal, the mask neck with a disc earring and sun disc headdress, painted geometric patterns in brown, the reverse of the neck with handle, 31cm high. £600-800

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1025. A Chinesco terracotta standing figure, possibly Chupicuaro, with incised coiffure and arms to the side with bulbous legs, painted with geometric designs in black with a red/brown and fawn ground, 35.5cm high. £600-800

1026. A pre Columbian terracotta figure vessel, raised on short legs with a long ovoid body decorated geometric designs with short arms and a angled face, 45cm high. £200-300

1025

1026 1027. A Peru terracotta frog effigy vessel, with applied plants and a conical neck, white highlights, 12cm high. £250-350

1027 1028

1028. Four Nayarit seated terracotta figures; three with their arms resting on their knees, two wearing hats, the fourth with incised coiffure and glazed with white highlights, 13cm high. (4) £300-400

1029. A Mayan pottery head fragment, with remains of headdress and wearing large disc earrings, 15.5cm high. £200-300

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1029

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1030. A Mayan pottery standing figure, holding a drum, 15.5cm high, a terracotta seated monkey, 7.6cm high and a pottery mask with pointed headdress, 9cm high. (3) £200-300


1031. A Mayan stucco head, with ribbed headdress, palenque style, 33cm high, on a later marble plinth, 48cm high.

ÂŁ2,000-3,000

Provenance: Ex Collection Max Willborg, 1933-2001.

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1032. A Mayan carved stone plaque, with a mask, 7cm high, an agate seated figure, 3.4cm high, a greenstone mask pendant, 3.7cm high and a greenstone head, with a groove to the top. (4) £300-400

1033. A Peru carved wood mummy mask, with painted band decoration, pierced ears and below the chin, 22.5cm high. £500-600

1032 1033

1034. A Mayan blue jade pendant, relief carved a bust, the sides pierced for suspension, 11.5cm high. £800-1,200

1035. Four carved wooden Buddhas, 29.5cm the highest, a bronze bust, and a collection of pre-Columbian pottery bowls and fragments, a relief carved tile, a bronze Buddha (missing head) and an Indian carved female figure. (23) £200-300

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1036. A Costa Rican greenstone figural pendant, with suspension piercing through side, 6.5cm high, another of tapering pillar form, 6.2cm high, an agate pendant in the form of an animal head, six brass figural amulets, and a bronze stylized animal amulet. (11) £100-150

1037. A group of eight Venezuelan abstract figural pottery rattles, some with painted line decoration, the highest 11cm, and a pottery figural fragment, a Mezcala type carved stone figure, 11cm, and a group of ten Mezcala type carved stone amulets, 4.5cm the highest. (20) £200-300


1038. A Mezcala greenstone standing figure, the base chamfered, 9.5cm high. £300-400

1039. An Olmec greenstone standing figure, 19.5cm high. £800-1,200

1040. A Taino carved stone head, zemi, with recessed eyes and mouth, the back with patterned band, 12cm high. £400-600

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1039

1041. A Mezcala greenstone seated figure, with head looking up, 8.5cm high. £300-400

1042. A Guatemala volcanic stone mushroom head fragment, 13cm high. £200-300 1040 1041

1043. A Jaina mould cast terracotta rattle, in the form of a seated figure with elaborate headdress and collar, holding a staff, late Maya, 20cm high. £200-300

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1044. A pre-Columbian Quimbaya gold figural pendant, modelled as a squatting shaman playing a gourd shape flute, wearing a triple arched headdress decorated a pair of 'spiral of life' motifs and a fan shape necklace, the reverse with a later loop, 4.5cm high. £4,000-5,000

1045 1047 1046 1045. An oval pottery bowl, the interior painted geometric panels with a twin recess base with an applied serpent, 16cm wide.

£50-100

1046. A Mexican terracotta vessel, of bottle form with knoped neck and mask false spout and handle, decorated geometric designs, 26cm high. £150-250 1047. Two pre-Columbian type stirrup vessels, one a seated figure, 19.5cm high, and another with a monkey, 17.5cm high. (2)

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£100-150


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1049

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1048. E Torday and T A Joyce. Notes Ethnographiques sur les Peuples Communement Appeles Bakuba, ainsi qui sur les peuplades apparentees. Les Bushongo, Bruxelles 1910; Notes Ethnographiques...Kasai et du Kwango, Bruxelles 1922. (2) £80-120 1049. Beatrice Laura Goff. Symbols of Prehostic Mesopotamia, 1963; Eva Strommenger. The Art of Mesopotamia, 1964; Tibor Bodrogi. Art of Indonesia, 1972; Bamber Gascgoine. The Great Moghuls, 1971; R. S. Wasing. African Art, 1988; Steven Hooper. Pacific Encounters, 2006; Art of the Ancestors, Nias, Batak, Dayak from the private collections of Mark A Gordon and Pierre Mondolini, 2007. (7) £50-100

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1050. The Oldman Collection of Maori Artefacts, 1938; Simon Kooijman, Tapa in Polynesia, 1972; Tibor Bodrogi, L’Art de L’oceanie, 1961; Buhler, Barrow & Mountford, Oceanie et Australie, 1962; Ozeanische Kunst, Basel Exhibition, 23 Feb - 27 April 1980; Ladislas Segy, Masks of Black Africa, 1976; Roslin Poignant, Ozeanische Mythologie; A C Ambesi, Oceanic Art, 1970; Frank Willett, African Art, 1971; Commonwealths Festival, Treasures from the Commonwealth, 1965; Face Value Art, A study in Maori Portraiture, 1975. (11) £100-150 1051. Tribal Art catalogues - African Art from the Collection of the late Josef Mueller of Solothurn, Switzerland, June 13, 1978, Christie’s; Tribal Art from the Collection of the late Josef Mueller of Solothurn, Switzerland and his heirs, Parts II, March 20, 1979, Christie’s; Tribal Art, April 3, 1979, Christie’s. (3) £20-30 1052. Elsy Leuzinger. The Art of Black Africa, 1972; Peoples of Africa, 1978; G. W. Sannes. African Primitives, 1970; Robert Bleakley. African Masks, 1978; Rene a Bravmann. West African Sculpture, 1970; Peter Garlake. The Kingdoms of Africa, 1978. (6) £60-100

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1052A

1052A. Bonne, M. Carte du Canal de Mosambique, contenant l’Isle de Madagascar avec les Cotes d’Afrique, depuis le Cap de Bonne Esperance, jusqu’a Melinde. Par M. Bonne, Ingenr Hydrographe de la Marine, hand painted engraving, 22.5 x 32.5cm and a German engraving Ausficht von dem Vorgeburge der guten Hoffnung, (View from the Cape of Good Hope,) with fort and Table Mountain, 18.5 x 13.5cm) (2) £50-80 1053. No Lot 1054. A mammoth tooth, 21cm long.

£400-600

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1057

λ 1055. A ivory oliphant, with faint hatching to the open end, 54cm long.

£200-300

λ 1056. An ivory oliphant, with a mottled patination, 38.5cm long.

£300-400

λ 1057. An ivory oliphant, with lozenge shape mouthpiece, with typed label ‘Collection of David Paling Loughborough, Leicestershire’, 49cm long. £200-300 λ 1058. An African ivory bangle, 9cm diameter.

£100-150

λ 1059. An African ivory bangle, 9.5cm diameter.

£100-150

λ 1060. A South African ivory bracelet, with geometric carving and dots, 7.7cm diameter.

1058

£20-30

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1062 1063

1061. A West African carved wart hog tusk, with a continuous spiral band of figures, 36.5cm long.

£300-400

1062. Seven African carved bone figures, 19cm the highest, a carved bone recumbent wolf, 10cm long, and a carved bone figure. (9)

£150-250

λ 1063. A Benin carved ivory tusk, with warriors and animals, 54.5cm long.

£300-400

λ 1064. A Nigerian carved ivory kneeling female offering figure, 13.6cm high.

£300-400

λ 1065. A Congo carved bone standing female figure, with ribbed coiffure and filed teeth, with hands on lower abdomen, finial of hat pin, 11cm high, on stand. £50-80 λ 1066. A Luba ivory pendant, curved and of female form with arms at her side, decorated with circle and dot motifs, pierced for suspension, 11.6cm high. £600-800

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1070

1068

1071

1069

1072

1067. A Yao mask, with piercings around lips and nostrils, 25cm high, on a later stand. (2)

£100-200

1068. A Nyamwezi mask, Tanzania, with scarifications and wire teeth, 32cm high, on a later stand. (2)

£200-300

1069. A Luena mask, Angola, with red pigment and scarifications, 28.5cm high, on a later stand.

£100-150

1070. A Luena mask, Angola, with scarifications and remains of fibre binding, 29.5cm high.

£200-300

1071. A Pende mask, with a woven fibre four point coiffure, with filed teeth, 43cm high.

£100-150

Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1072. A Nyamwezi mask, Tanzania, with rectangular apertures for mouth and eyes, mouth pierced, white pigment, 28cm high. Provenance: Ex Dutch collection.

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£100-200


1073. A Makonde stopper, carved a head with scarifications, 20.5cm high, on a stand. £100-150 Provenance: Ex Dutch collection. 1074. A Guro heddle pulley, with crested scarifications, 19cm high, on an ebonised stand.

coiffure and £600-800

Provenance: Robert Jacobsen. 1075. A Kuba wine cup, with carved geometric decoration, 12.5cm high, a Kuba elliptical bowl with pierced holes to the side, 51cm long and a Kuba dagger with shaped iron blade, wooden handle, with brass cap with geometric decoration, 32.5cm long. (3) £100-150 Provenance: Joseph Everett Dutton (1874 - 1905) Joseph Dutton died at Kasongo, D R Congo in 1905 at the aged of 29, whose work contributed significantly to the understanding of west African trypanosomiasis and African 'tick fever.' 1076. A Nandi woven container, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), with a aluminium cover and leather strap handle, 20cm high and two ebonised wood containers. (3) £20-40 1077. A Kuba divination implement, with a carved head and geometric decoration, 44cm long. £80-120 1074

1073 1078. An African bronze two handled pot, 21.5cm high, a brass pot with inscription to the shoulders, 24cm high, a brass scoop and a brass spoon. (4) £80-120

1076 1075

1077 1078

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1079. A West African mask, with two figural surmounts, 39.5cm high. £100-200

1080. A Yaure mask, 49cm high. £200-300 Provenance: Dr G A C Gordon, 1920-1936. Based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

1081. A Bambara buffalo mask, 68cm long. £100-200

1079

1080

1081

1082. A Punu mask, with twin crested coiffure and remains of pigment decoration, 31cm high, a similar Punu mask with fibre, 30.5cm high and another Punu mask, 31cm high. (3) £100-150 1083. A Punu mask, with twin crested coiffure and scarifications, with white ground face, with a reed border, 33.5cm high and two other masks. (3) £100-150 1084. A Mama mask, with woven fibre mount and grass, 34cm high.

£150-250

1085. Three Senufo masks, 50cm high, the largest and a Baule mask, 47.5cm high. (4)

£80-100

Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1086. A Punu mask, with pigment, 25cm high, a Gere mask, 27cm high and two African masks. (4)

£100-150

Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1087. A Salampuso mask, with pierced filed teeth and applied copper sections, 24cm high and a carved mask, 32.6cm high. (2) £150-200

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1088. An Ashanti stool, with central pierced column and four supports, 44cm high. £200-300

1090. A Somali circular hide shield, with raised boss and line decoration with handle, 59cm diameter. 100-150

1089. An Ashanti stool, with a curved pierced top on an open oval and pierced square stem, 27.5cm high. £200-300

1091. A Tanzanian ceremonial hide shield, with a central raised boss and pigment colouring with wood handle, 40.5cm diameter. £200-300

1093. A Rotse stool, with pierced twin support, 29.2cm high, and an Akamba stool with inlaid bead top, 28.5cm high. (2) £100-150

1092. A Somali circular hide shield, the raised boss with skin cover, with impressed decoration and with handle, 54cm diameter. £150-250

1094. A Nupe stool, with geometric carved top on six legs, 25.5cm high, and a Cameroon stool, carved buffalo heads, 40cm high. (2) £150-250

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1095. A Rotse carved wood box and cover, in the form of a bird, 18.2cm high, 41cm long, a oblong Rotse box and cover, with a lizard handle, 23.6cm long. (2) £150-250

1096. A Tsonga two part food dish, with geometric carved borders, 31.5cm long, a Songye spoon with a figure finial, 30.5cm long, a Zulu milk pail, 36.5cm high, a Zulu mortar, part ebonised, 23.5cm high, a cylindrical drum and a beater. (6) £200-300

1097. A Rotse basket and cover, Zambia, with chevron and snake design, 24cm high, a gourd with basket weave neck and native stitched repair, 21cm high, A Zulu wood oval bowl, with carved decoration and a loop handle on four legs, 23.5cm long and an Ashanti maternity figure, 37.5cm high. (4) £200-300

1098. A Maasai wood gourd with lid, with carved geometric decoration, with leather handle, 25.5cm high, two containers with shell decoration and another with leather cover. (4) £60-100

1099. A collection of Maasai containers, some with stoppers, bead decoration, shells, straps and four Maasai spear tips. (a lot) £100-150

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1100. A rare Zulu platter, with three bowls, the underside with relief decoration, with open handles and lug feet, 63cm long. £100-150 1101. A Mali calabash, the U shaped gourd body decorated leaves, figures, fish, birds, a donkey inscribed ‘Yadiye sagara Mali Bondo AB, 1994B’, with inset mirror panels, with shells and beads and leather strap, 38cm diameter. £100-150 Used as an instrument during wedding ceremonies. 1102. A South African knobkerrie, 53.5cm, three Zulu spoons, a Kenyan spoon with bird finial, another with kneeling female figure, a ladle with carved nut bowl, two clubs, a South African pipe, a bone stick with knot handle and two wood handled knives. (13) £100-200

1102

1103. A tapering wood mortar, with breasts and belly button, 36cm high and an associated pestle with kneeling female figure finial, with beads, 83cm high. (2) £200-300

1104. A Kenyan long milk gourd, with leather and beadwork handle, 84.5cm high, a wood and hide covered container, 26cm high and a Kenyan beadwork necklace with aluminum pendants, 148cm long. (3) £150-250

1105. An African hardwood spoon, with elephant finial, 28.7cm long, a double ended comb, 27cm long, a hardwood shoe horn with head finial, 51.6cm high, and a gourd bowl carved with reptiles, animals and a human head. (4) £80-120

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1107

1108

1106. A Dogon door, carved forty-two bosses, 157.5cm high.

£300-400

1107. A Fang style carved door, with central figure and masks, with handle, 118.5cm high.

£100-150

1108. A Bambara iron staff, with an equestrian pivoting figure and bell, 82cm high, on a later stand. (2)

£600-800

Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1109. A Kwere staff, Tanzania, with female figure terminal, 141cm long, a staff with urn shaped finial and bificated base, 165.5cm long, a staff with incised conical finial and a staff with head terminal, 94cm long. (4) £150-200 1110. A Bambara staff, with animal head finial, 111cm long, an African staff with standing figure terminal, a staff with stylized head terminal, a staff with figures, snake and clenched fist, a staff with figures and snakes and a staff with a standing male figure, 155cm long. (6) £150-200 1111. Twelve South African canes, of differing timbers, ten with knop handles, 104cm the longest. (12) 1109

£100-150

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1112. A Fang style carved grain door, with a central standing figure and two masks, with handle, 62.5cm high. £100-150

1113. A Dogon carved grain door, with figures and lock, 71cm high. £100-150 1112 1113 1114. A Chokwe chair, with carved top rail, figural supports and stretchers with a hide covered seat, 70.5cm high. £250-350

1115. An African West Coast low chair, with shaped top rail, 58.5cm high. £250-350

1115 1114

1116. A Chokwe chair, carved with figural finials, a mask and other figures and crocodiles with a hide covered seat. 79.5cm high. £400-500

1117. A West African onepiece chair, with carved head finial, chevron incised back and on three legs, 82.5cm high. £200-300

1117

1116 1118. A Chokwe carved chair, the standing figure with brass studded coiffure supporting the seat, with two standing female supports, 75cm high. £300-400

1119. A Chokwe chair, with seated figure back, sheet brass and studs to the seat, with four standing female supports, 67.5cm high. £200-300

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1120. A Bambara antelope headdress, carved decoration and a standing female figure surmount, with shells and beads, 47cm high and another Bambara antelope headdress, 37.5cm high. (2) £400-600 1121. Three Luba combs, each with a kneeling figure with arms in difference positions, the combs carved buffalo and elephant heads and a spider, 20cm high. (3) £100-150 1122. A Luba comb, 22cm high, two combs and a spoon. (4) £50-100 1123. A Hemba standing male figure, with cross back coiffure, 43.5cm high and two other standing male figures. (3) £100-150 1124. Three Cameroon Pygmy figures, male, female and child, with fibre bindings, 36cm the highest. (3) £150-200 1120 1125. A Luba standing male figure, playing a thumb piano, 66.5cm high, two seated figures, one on a mask and a standing male figure. (4) £100-150 1126. A Fang mask, with applied fibre and shells, 25cm high, a Dan mask with cloth and shell mount, 35cm high, a Fang mask, 45.2cm high and another mask, 38cm high. (4) £200-300 1127. A Baule mask, with scarifications and domed coiffure, 27.5cm high, and five other Baule masks, two with bird crestings. (6) £150-200 1121 1122

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1128. A Baule catapult, with a head finial above two masks, 17.5cm high. £100-150

1129. A Lobi divination wand, carved four female figures with a coiled snake above, 35cm high, on a stand. £150-200

1130. A pair of Nigerian carved figure groups, kneeling and holding breasts, 57cm high. (2) £150-200

1131. A Baule drum beater, with an entwined handle, horned mask and finely carved crescent with remains of fibre, 29.5cm high. £100-200

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1132. A pair of Yoruba staffs, of male and female kneeling figures with stylized axe crestings, with pierced handles, 34 and 34.5cm high. (2) £150-250

1133. A Tanzanian wood staff, carved a standing female figure with metal eyes, on a shaft with wire and chains, 37.5cm high. £150-200

1134. Two Yoruba tappers, kneeling female figures supporting their breasts, the bases with clappers, 30.2cm high. (2) £120-150

1135. A Yoruba staff, with a standing male figure holding tools, with a pierced axe cresting, with beads, 45cm high. £200-250

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1138 1137

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1136. Two Igbo spirit masks, 50cm high. (2)

£200-300

1137. A Fang mask, with pierced crest and remains of pigment, 52cm high, with stand.

£200-300

1138. A Nigerian buffalo mask, with a baton in its beak, 35cm high, with stand.

£300-400

1139. A Yoruba wood and painted mask, Nigeria, the cresting with a bird, snake and two monkeys, 49cm high and a Yoruba wood mask, with a conical cresting and open quatrefoil coiffure, 34cm high. (2) £150-200 1140. A Yoruba Gelede mask, Nigeria, polychrome decorated with a ring headdress, 22.5cm high.

£100-200

1141. A Punu mask, with elaborate coiffure, scarifications, with white and red pigment, 33cm high.

£200-300

1142. A Mende helmet mask, Sierra Leone, with finned coiffure to a geometric carved ground with three crescents, 37cm high. £200-300 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice

1143. An Igbo mask, with a central crested coiffure and carved decoration, with pigment, 48.5cm high. £150-200 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1143

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1144. A Congo power figure, with nails, fibre and cloth, with glass eyes and abdomen, 69.5cm high. £250-300 1145. A Dogon large seated male figure, with a cutting implement in his right hand, on a reptile decorated stool, 91cm high. £300-500 1146. A Cameroon seated figure, with applied beads and shells, 89cm. £100-150 1147. A Fang seated female figure, with applied brass sheet, 56cm high, with stand. £300-400 1148. A Baga shoulder mask, with crested coiffure, scarifications, one support missing, 124.5cm high. £400-500 1149. A Dogon standing female figure, with crested coiffure, pierced ears and inset metal ring eyes, 59cm high. £200-300 1150. A Fang standing male figure, with sheet brass to the face, 46cm high. £200-300

1144 1145

1147 1146

1148

1150 1149

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1151

1152

1153

1156

1155 1154

1151. An Inuit carved stone walrus, the underside with Eskimo art sticker, inscribed 40672 and signed and with initials G.W.R, 14cm high. £200-300 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California.

1152. An Inuit carved stone group, of a seal devouring a bird, the underside with inscribed symbols, 16.5cm long. £150-200 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California.

1153. An Inuit carved stone walrus by Komaluk, the underside inscribed symbols and ‘E91684’, 5 mile camp, Inukjuak, 24cm long, an Inuit stone seal, with Eskimo Art sticker, inscribed ‘DANIEL, 112801,’ 23cm and an Inuit stone seal head, 6.5cm high. (3) £150-200 The walrus with a certificate from La Federation des Cooperatives du Nouveau-Quebec stating the artist is Komaluk, son of Adam Nellie, brother of Daniel Nulukie.

1154. Ayek (Inuit). Evil spirit mask, carved bone mounted on stone, inscribed Ayek ‘74’, 12.5cm high. £150-200 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1155. An Inuit carved bone polar bear, with painted mouth and eyes, 9.2cm long. £100-150 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1156. An Inuit carved bone walrus, with inset eyes and flippers with incised and inked whiskers, the underside with remains of printed label and faint inscription and ‘Point Barrow’, 7.5cm long. £100-150 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1157. An Inuit carved bone sleigh group, with seated figure, seal and 8 running dogs, 41.2cm long. £100-200 1158. An Inuit carved bone sleigh group, with a seated figure with an articulated left arm, being lead by a four dog team, 5cm high. £300-400

1157

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1159. An Inuit carved stone mother and child group, the underside inscribed ‘E91135’ and symbols, 17.5cm high. £500-600 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1160. An Inuit carved greenstone basking seal, signed, 22.5cm long, an Inuit carved greenstone polar bear, inscribed ‘Gift of the Hudson Bay Company (Company HQ) 8 May 1963, Montreal,’ 14cm high. (2) £50-100

1160

1159

1161. A carved hardstone frog, the back pierced for suspension, 10.5cm long. £80-120 1162. An Inuit carved greenstone fisherman, the underside faintly inscribed, 17.5cm high, an Inuit carved greenstone kneeling figure, the base inscribed, 16.5cm high, an Inuit carved stone figure and seal, 10cm long and an Inuit carved stone fish, the underside inscirbed ‘Josie B Papialok C75, 140382’, 14.5cm long, Inuit Women Artists edited by Odette Leroux, Marion E Jackson and Minnie Aodla Freeman, 1996 and Inuit Art in the 1970s, 1979. (6) £100-150

1161

1162 part

1163. An Inuit Caribou mask, with fur, 17.5cm high. £100-150 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1164. A Canadian small circular basket and cover, decorated birds, figures in a canoe and animals, Metlakatla, 7cm high. £150-200 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1163 1165. A Hopi Kachina doll, polychrome decorated with a corn body, 33.5cm high, a Hopi doll of bent form, a Hopi doll in blue, black, orange and red and a carved figure. (4) £30-40

1164

1166. A stained wood model canoe, 65.5cm long, two miniature snow shoes, one with red tassels, 14.6cm and 14cm long, a South African wood pipe, 14.5cm long, a carved coconut shell, with bear mask and flowers in a vase, 13cm long. (5) £60-100

1166

1165

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1167. A North American Bowie knife, with steel blade, with carved eagle head bone handle, 33.5cm long. £200-300

1168. A bone handled knife, the steel blade stamped ‘UNIVERSAL LF & C’, the handle with inset shield, stamped ‘APR 3 1893’, 29.5cm long, within a leather scabbard bead decoration and inscribed ‘W F CODY WILD WEST’, with collection label. £200-300 Buffalo Bills Wild West Show performed at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair

1168

1169. An inuit whalebone handle knife, carved as a seal, the English steel blade stamped V crown R, H(arri)son Bros & H(ow)s(on) (Mak)ers to Her Majesty and R & W.K Bristol, 32.5cm long, with remains of leather scabbard. £400-600 1170. An Inuit bone knife sheath, with geometric incised decoration and a scene of reindeer near a tent with figure, with leather sleeve, 32cm long. £150-200 1171. A North West Coast whalebone totem pole, carved an eagle on a mask, 11cm high.

£150-200

1172. An Inuit carved bone seal, lying on it’s back with front flippers to it’s mouth, inlaid metal dots and baleen eyes, 12cm long. £300-400 1173. An Inuit carved bone whale, 15.5cm long.

£200-300

1167

1170

1171

1172

1169

1173

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1175

1174 1174. A Kwakiutl carved wooden bowl, North Coast, in the form of a seal, 34.5cm long.

£600-800

1175. A powder horn, with wood stopper and leather strap, faintly decorated buildings, ships and initials, 23cm long. £100-150 1176. Two similar Iroquois beadwork cushions, birds and floral decorated, 22 and 21cm wide, two other beadwork cushions and a Iroquois beadwork tea cosy, 36cm wide. (5) £150-200 1177. A pair of Native American leather and bead moccasins, 26cm long and a bead panel with geometric designs, 15 x 19.7cm. (3) £200-300 1178. A North Eastern Native American maple canoe paddle, the handle with grip and incised ‘Y’, 203cm long. £800-1,200

1176

1177

1178

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1179. A North American Indian beadwork bag, of unusual shape, with an open arched centre, decorated trailing foliage, 39.5cm wide. £300-400

1180. A Native American floral beadwork pouch, 15cm high. £250-300

1181. A Native American beadwork purse, with metal tassels and boss decorated a five-pointed star and with a yellow heart bead, 15cm high, a leather and beadwork knife scabbard, 21.5cm long, and a beadwork belt with buttons, 71cm long. (3) £250-300

λ 1182. A North American Indian beadwork bag, with mainly clear glass flowers and a steel frame with chain, 16.5cm wide, a U shaped bag, a beadwork bag with zip and a white ground beadwork bag with French faux tortoiseshell mount. (4) £200-300

1183. A collection of North American Indian beadwork, to include a Glengarry type hat, three leather backed belts, a bookmark and four panels, necklaces, a woven circular mat and a face fan. (15) £200-300

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1184. A North American Indian bark and quill oval box and cover, with a geometric pattern top, 13.6cm long, a woven footed circular basket and cover, 8.5cm wide, a bark, quill and fibre open square box, 12cm square, a bark model of a canoe, 29cm long, a pair of child’s leather boots and a wood, cloth and bead doll. (7) £150-200

1185. A North West Coast carved pine polychrome decorated totem pole, with an eagle above two figures, 30cm high, and two carved wood and painted totem poles. (3) £150-200


1186 1187

1188

1189

1191 1190 1186. Two Tutsi woven grass baskets, with conical covers, the larger with two bands of geometric decoration, 18.5 and 21.5cm high. (4) £100-150 1187. Three Tutsi woven grass presentation trays, with spiral designs, 11.9cm (2) and 13.2cm diameter. (3) 1188. An open basket, with angled bands decoration, 12cm high. 1189. An open basket, decorated stylized standing figures, 47.5cm diameter.

£60-100 £50-80 £150-250

1190. A native American basket, with a band of stylised figures and a leather rim, the underside with remains of a leather disc, 15.5cm high. £100-150 1191. An African oval basket, decorated geometric designs and animals, base and lid missing, 55cm long.

£80-120

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1194 1192 1193

1195

1192. A Lobi standing female figure, with out stretched arms, 31cm high, with stand. (2) £120-150 1193. A Mahongwe reliquary figure, with copper wire and sheet decoration, 54cm high, with stand. £200-300 1194. A Punu mask, with lobed coiffure, 34cm high, a Punu mask with horned cresting, 30.5cm high, a small Punu mask with lobed coiffure, 21cm high, all with pigment. (3) £150-200

1196 1197

1195. A Luba carved bowl and cover, with seated male and female supports, 35.5cm high. £100-200 1196. A Moba Tchitcheri standing figure, 113cm high, on a stand. £400-500 1197. A Luba standing maternity figure, with child and bowl, 54.5cm high. £150-250 1198. A West African standing male figure, with a single cresting and a shaped abdomen bowl, with inventory number ‘RC 1614,’ 54.5cm high, on a base. (2) £200-300 1199. A Benin style bronze warrior figure, with elaborte headdress and with sword, 35cm high, and a standing brass offering figure, 11.5cm high. (2) £100-150

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1199


1202

1201

1200

1204

1203

1205

1200. A Luba monkey mask, with incised line decoration, 38.5cm high. £300-400

1201. A Nigerian carved mask, with filed teeth and polychrome decoration, 24.5cm high. £150-250

1202. A Songe Kifwebe mask, 42.5cm high.

£80-120

1203. A Chokwe mask, with ribbed coiffure, scarifications and filed teeth, 21cm high. £150-250

1204. A Kuba mask, with painted geometric decoration and a woven band of shells and beads, 27.6cm high. £200-300

1205. A Fang mask, with scarification, 35cm high.

£150-250

1206. A Hemba mask, with open mouth, 25.5cm high.

£150-200

1207

1207. A Dan mask, with applied cowrie shells, seeds and bells, 27cm high. £150-200 1206

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1209 1210

1208

1212 1211

1213

1208. Seven East African headrests, including a block example, 16.5cm high, two with tapering cylindrical bases, a branch example. (7) £150-200 1209. An Ethiopian headrest, with pierced and incised decoration, 20.5cm high and a similar Ethiopian headrest with pierced hole to one side, 20cm high. (2) £150-200 1210. An Ethiopian headrest, 18.5cm high, with attached knife and metal and leather cylindrical container. £80-120 1211. Four East African headrests, and three wood containers with iron handles, the highest 32cm high. (7) £100-150 1212. An African circular stool, on three legs, 21cm high and three wood staffs with carved geometric decoration, 91 and 74cm long. (4) £150-200 1213. A Lobi back stool, on three legs, 55cm high.

£150-200

1214. A Ngombe backrest, D R Congo, the curved and pierced top with geometric line decoration, the column with native repairs, 71.5cm wide. £150-200 1215. An Ashanti stool, 32.5cm high.

1214

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1215

£150-250


1216

1217

1216. An Ashanti stool, with pierced central column support, 34.5cm, a Nigerian square stool with incised decoration, 43cm, and an Igbo circular stool. (3) £200-300 1217. An Ashanti stool, with a supporting leopard, 35.5cm high and an Ashanti stool with central pierced column, native repairs, 33.5cm high. (2) £100-150 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1218. A Kenyan chair, with a splat back, the circular seat with incised decoration, 82cm high. £100-150 1219. A folding one-piece stool, with carved geometric decoration, with arm and serrated iron blade, 58.5cm long. £80-120 1220. A Boni headrest, with carved geometric decoration, the top with later incised initials, 17.1cm high. £400-500

1218

1221. A West African stool, with a cylindrical stem and angled handle, 25.5cm high, and a Lozi stool on pierced twin supports with an angled handle, 22cm high. (2) £150-250

1219

1221 1220

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1222. A Bambara standing female figure, with nail eyes and incised decoration, 32.6cm high, a Bambara standing female figure with earrings and nose ring and a third Bambara figure, losses. (3) £150-200

1222 1223. A Hemba carved wood male standing figure, with a mottled cap and beard, 20.6cm high and a Hemba standing female figure, 23.5cm high. (2) £150-200

1224. A Dogon seated female figure, ebonised, with pierced ears, 59cm high. £200-300 1223

1224

1225. A Nigerian carved equestrian offering figure, 36cm high, a carved figure with part ebonised coiffure and beard, 35cm high, a Tanzanian carved standing male figure, 51.5cm high and another standing figure with filled eyes, 37.2cm high. (4) £300-400

1226. A Senufo seated female figure, 49.5cm high, a Bambara seated female figure, 46.8cm high, a Senufo mask, 37cm high and a standing figure, 44cm high. (4) £40-60 1225

Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice

1227. A Mossi plank mask, with geometric decoration, with black, red and white pigment, 200cm high. £300-400

1226

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1227


1228. A Lega mask, 29cm high, with stand. £150-250 1229. A pair of Jarli hardwood doors, India, with carved decoration and metal bosses, 156cm high, 44.5cm wide. (2) £200-300 1230. A Bobo mask, with beak surmount and geometric carved decoration with remains of pigment, 93cm high. £200-300 1231. A Bwa plank mask, with carved geometric decoration and a beak, in white, black and red, 93cm high. £200-300

1228

1232. A Bambara mask, with a comb back and standing male figure surmount, with shell, seed and mirrors, 64cm high. £150-200 1229

1230

1232 1231

1233. A Bwa butterfly mask, with geometric carved decoration, 114.5cm wide.

£200-300

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1234. A Yoruba standing Ibeji figure, by Akinyode, with the remains of blue pigment to coiffure, the underside with carved concentric lozenge, 24.2cm high. £400-500

1235. A Yoruba standing female Ibeji figure, the back of coiffure pierced, with cowrie shell jacket and beads, 25.6cm high. £300-400

1234

λ 1236. An African knife, with a leaf shape blade and ivory handle, 30cm long and an African knife with faceted and ribbed ivory handle, with leather scabbard, 32.5cm long. (2) £100-150

1235

λ 1237. A Congo ceremonial throwing axe, with shaped blade pierced three holes, with an ivory handle relief carved ‘CLÉMENT’, 35cm long, with later stand. £300-400

1237 1236 1238. Two Luba staffs, 75cm and 66cm long, another with a hand, 47cm long and four African staffs, 105cm longest. (7) £100-150

40

1239. A large knobkerrie, with spherical head, the handle pierced, 64.5cm long, a dark patinated knobkerrie, 38cm long, a root club with notches to the handle and four other clubs. (7) £120-150

1240. A South African club, with a stepped oval head, 70cm long, a knobkerrie with wire bands and four clubs with faceted heads. (6) £100-200


1241

1242

1243

1241. A pair of Yoruba Ibeji twin figures, male and female, with ricketts blue pigment and with beads, 32cm and 33.2cm high. (2)

£150-250

1242. A Yoruba female Ibeji figure, with a ribbed conical coiffure with blue pigment, with beads, 26cm high, and a Yoruba female Ibeji figure with blue coiffure and beads, 24.2cm high. (2) £300-400 1243. A Yoruba female Ibeji figure, with ribbed chevron coiffure, the underside signed with a concentric square, 24.5cm high, and a Yoruba male Ibeji figure by the same carver, 25cm high. (2) £300-400 1244. Two Yoruba male and female Ibeji figures, with beads and aluminum band, 25.5 and 26cm high. (2)

£300-400

1245. A pair of Yoruba Ibeji figures, male and female, the male with shell waistband, the underside signed with a lozenge, 28cm high. (2) £40-60 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1246. A pair of Yoruba male and female Ibeji figures, with beads, 22.5cm high. (2)

1244

1245

1247. Four Aborigine clubs, two with edged spherical heads, the longest with a hatched grip, 82.5cm long, two similar African clubs and a knobkerrie. (7) £150-200

1248. Six knobkerries; four with spherical heads, one off centre and one of domed form, the longest 68cm. (6) £150-200

£150-200

1246 249. A Zulu knobkerrie, with large spherical head, 62cm long, a knobkerrie with brass and telephone wire bands, 75.5cm long, an ebonised staff with a spherical head and incised zigzag band and a ribbed collar, 92cm long and four other clubs. (7) £150-250

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1250

1251

1250. An African hide container, with painted geometric decoration and tassels, 150cm long. £50-100 1251. A Moroccan leather bag, with inset mirror panels, with tassels, and strap handle, 54cm long, a leather bag with fold-over flap, cut edge and geometric patterns, 48cm wide, a leather bag with geometric patterns and tassels 118cm long and a Tureag carved wood tent post, 75.5cm long. (4) £200-300 1252. A Senufo carved vessel and cover, 70cm high.

£300-400

1253. A North African leather and brass camel saddle, with engraved decoration including figures, flags, stars and birds, the front with an applied robed figure, 71cm high. £80-100 1253

Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1254. A North African leather bound powder horn, 49.5cm long. £50-80 1255. Two Zimbabwe wooden gold-panning bowls, 46.5cm and 45cm long. £60-100

1252

1256. A camel bladder gourd, 35cm high.

£20-40

1257. Two Milindi fish traps, Kenya, 37cm long. (2)

£40-60

1254

1257

1256 1255

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1258. A West African mortar, of tapering form with disc supports, 26cm high with pestle tied on. £100-150

λ 1259. An African ivory power horn, with knopped finial and silver coloured metal applied band, with cover, 20.5cm long, and a barrel shaped snuff bottle and cover, 9.5cm high, and a Cameroon clay pipe bowl. (3) £150-200 1260. A Yoruba divination bowl, with pierced lugs, 14cm high. £50-100 1261. A Somali brass boss, with a faceted nipple and incised decoration, with piercings, 14cm diameter, with stand and a Nigerian iron staff with incised decoration, 33cm high, with stand. (4) £150-200 1262. A bronze anklet, 11.5cm diameter, on stand, an iron hoe currency, 12.5cm high, a spoon, 19cm long, a bronze tripod pot with mask decoration, 10cm high, an implement and two bangles. (8) £120-150 1263. A collection of African metal bangles, mainly brass. (A lot) £300-400

1259

1258

1264. Two brass bangles, 8cm and 9cm wide, a brass currency bangle, 15cm wide and a slave anklet with decorated cast bells, 22cm wide, and twelve Sierra Leone iron Kissi pennies. (16) £100-150

1261

1260

1262

1264 part

1263 part

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1265. An Oromo hippopotamus skin shield, with a handle and native repairs, 76.5cm diameter. £500-800 1266. A Tutsi curved shield, with central raised boss, geometric decoration, with handle, 67.5cm long. £200-300

1265

1266 1267. Two miniature carved and decorated Tutsi shields, with central bosses and curved handles, 33.5cm and 24.5cm high. (2) £400-500 Provenance: Collected by Father Klynder (Catholic Missionary, 1947). 1268. A Meru small dance shield, Kenya, curved with medial ridge and pigment decoration, with handle, 37cm long. £150-200

1267

1268

1269. A Congo ceremonial knife, the shaped and pierced iron blade incised an animal and line decoration, with a silvered wire handle, 62cm high, on a later stand. (2) £80-120 1270. A Congolese axe, with a flared blade, pierced with an inlaid copper cross roundel, 43.5cm long, and a Congolese axe with sheet copper handle and an open blade, decorated masks, 35.5cm. (2) £150-250 1271. A Cameroon knife, the blade with a concave end, carved wood handle with heads, 54cm long and a velum covered scabbard with beads and a mask, an eastern Jambiya with wood handle, 34cm long and a short knife with wood handle, 27.5cm long. (4) £100-150

1270

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1269 1271


1272. A Congo staff, with a spear terminal on shaped wood shaft with carved diced decoration to an ebonised cup shape finial with applied metal plaques, 149.5cm long and a wood bow with shallow line decoration, 135.5cm long. (2) £150-250

1272

1273. Two Kuba knives, with metal inlaid wooden handles and differing shaped iron blades, 36.5 and 37.5cm long. (2) £80-120 1274. A Gabon knife, with shaped iron blade, with incised decoration, with wood handle, 61.5cm long, and a similar smaller knife, 46cm long. (2) £150-200 1275. An African large knife, the steel blade with a ‘CH’ monogram, with horn handle and crocodile skin scabbard, 61cm long, another long knife with leather scabbard, a wooden handled axe with incised line decoration, 59cm long and six African knives. (10) £50-100

1273

1274

1276. A spear, with hide and bead decoration, 100cm long, a similar knobkerrie and a knoped shaft cane, 91.5cm long. (3) £80-120 1277. A South African axe, with a crescent shape blade, 75cm long, a spear with carved, inlaid and applied wire handle, 140.5cm long, and two knives with leather scabbards, 75.5cm and 99cm long. (4) £200-300

1276

1278. A South African knobkerrie, with brass studs and bands of beads initialled ‘HH,’ 59cm long, two wooden handled adze, a South African brass wire bound knife and scabbard, a carved staff with lion, ‘c’ scrolls, fish and crocodile and an Indonesian mandau with carved horn handle.(6) £200-300 1275

1277

1278

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1280

1279 1281

1279. Thomas Ona. A carved group of a European couple with dog, both figures with detachable hats, white pigment highlights, 26cm high. £400-600 1280. A Nigerian Colon carved standing figure, wearing a hat with tassel, 51.5cm high. £150-200 1281. A Senufo carved equestrian figure, mounted wearing a conical shape hat, with black and red stainings, 35cm high. £300-400 1282. A Colon carved figure, of a standing soldier, Zanzibar, 74cm high, on a wooden base. £300-400 1283. A Baule Colon standing figure, Ivory Coast, wearing a hat and coat with hands infront of abdomen, 37.7cm high. £150-200 1284. A Baule Colon military standing figure, Ivory Coast, 34.5cm high, on a later stand. £50-80

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1282

1283

1284


1285. A Bakongo Colon figure seated on a dog, wearing a cap with plain coiffure and distinct sideburns and elliptical eyes with open mouth, wearing a high collared jacket with buttons on his left side and back, 19th century, 17cm high, in an ebony base. £3,000-4,000 Provenance: Ex Charles Derby Collection.

1285

1286. A Sukuma mask, Tanzania, with scarifications and teeth and nostril piercings, 30.5cm high, on a later stand. (2) £100-200

1287. A Nbaka mask, with applied ears and teeth, with ebonised and white pigment, 28.5cm high. £300-400

1287 1286

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1288. A Iraqw leather and beadwork skirt, Tanzanian, 82cm long. £100-150

1289. A millefiore glass bead and stone bead necklace, a pair of plastic disc necklaces and two amber-coloured bead necklaces (untested). (5) £100-200

1290. Two Maasai beadwork and leather belt flaps, 14cm high, on stand. (4) £50-80

1291. A Zulu bead necklace, formed around a rifle shell, the shell 7cm long. £20-30

1292. A collection of South African and other beadwork. (A lot) £300-400 1291 1292

1293. A Pende carved mask pendant, with shell and bead necklace, the pendant 11cm long. £40-60

1294. A collection of African beadwork, a seed necklace and four brass bangles. £60-100

1293

1294

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1295. Two Dinka / Lotuko brass pendants, orphan currency, with embossed bead decoration, 17 and 22.5cm high, both on stands. (4) £300-400

1296. A Cameroon beadwork gourd wine vessel, with bulbous body and slender neck, on a foot with geometric designs, with a stopper with open handle, 65cm high. £300-400

1295 1296

1297. Seventeen Kenyan snuff bottles, with coloured beads. (17) £200-300

1298. Eleven Ashanti brass figural gold weights, in differing poses, 7.6cm the highest, a gold weight in the form of a bird and three Ashanti geometric weights, a PreColumbian style vessel of female form, 19cm high and a pottery ewer, 19.5cm high. (17) £40-50 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice

1299. Ten Ashanti painted metal figures, in differing poses, 8.5cm the highest, and a Ashanti brass stylized leopard with an animal in it’s mouth, 13cm long. (11) £150-200

1300. Seven Ghana brass gold dust boxes, with covers, embossed and chased decoration, 12ch the highest. (7) £80-120

1301. Three African clay bead necklaces, with incised and punched decoration, a shell and glass bead waistband, and four silver coloured metal crescent shaped earrings. (8) £50-100

λ 1302. An African ivory staff, with ball head and spiral knoped stem, 42cm long, an ivory bangle and two ivory bead necklaces. (4) £60-100

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1303 1304

1305

1303. An Ashanti brass group, of a warrior mounted on a camel, 11.6cm high and an Ashanti brass figure standing playing a drum, on a wood base, 11.7cm high. (2) £120-150

1304. An Ashanti brass gold weight, of a standing figure smoking a pipe with a keg of gunpowder on his head, 6.5cm high. £80-120

1305. An Ashanti brass gold weight, mother and child on a stool, 4.7cm high, on a perspex base. £150-200 Provenace: Gimpal Fils Ltd, London, ‘Magic in Art’ Dec 1967 - Jan 1968, no. 165. 1306

1307

1306. An Ashanti brass gold dust pot, of ovoid form on three legs with open handles and prunts, the lid with a crocodile on a lily pad, 18cm high. £100-150

1307. Two Ashanti brass figures, one holding a flag on a later marble base, 22.7cm high. £100-150

1308. An Ashanti brass group, of a chief being carried in a procession of sixteen figures, 13.5cm high. £500-600 1309 1308

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1309. Six Nigerian bronze currency armlets, 6cm wide. (6)

manillas, £100-150


1310

1311

1312

1314

1310. A Tuareg silver coloured metal bracelet, with flattened sections having engraved decoration, 9.5cm wide. £80-120 1311. A brass elliptical shape pouring dish, with a ram’s head handle and with a zoomorphic spout, with tail curling around foot, 19.8cm long. £100-150 1312. A small cast bronze crucifix pendant, the reverse with the Virgin Mary with six stars around her head, with loop, 3cm high, with a later gold mount. A label states - ‘From Benin City: only 5 of these were found. My Aunt Edith has one. C.H. 1896.’ £100-200 Provenance: Cuthbert Eric Harrison and thence by decent. Cuthbert Harrison was a district officer in Brass in 1894 and the only white official who saw the Brass-Akassa massacre and the subsequent proceeding through from beginning to end. 1313. An Ashanti bronze leopard, 7.7cm long, an Ashanti seated figure smoking a long pipe, 12cm high, a bronze pendant of a stylized animal, 9.2cm long and an equestrian group, 14.5cm high. (4) £150-200 1313

1314. A Chinese Hill Tribe silver coloured metal graduated bar necklace, the eleven bars with punched dot decoration and with faceted conical ends, with chain, 31.5cm wide. £300-400

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1315

1316

1315. Ali Lamu (contemporary). Africa, stitched fish vertebrae on sail cloth, signed and with aluminium disc, 125 x 117cm. £100-150

1316. A Fante flag, with two animated figures by a tree, the top corner with a Union Jack, alternate panelled border with tassel edge, 102 x 146cm, and another flag depicting three figures with weapons and an ensign to top left corner, navy ground, 147 x 115cm, both holed. (2) £100-150

1317. An Agbada wild silk coat, Nigeria, the beige striped ground with geometric embroidered designs, 125cm high. £300-400

1318. An Igbo costume, with carved mask and a red velvet suit, with applied geometric designs, 216cm high. £250-350

1317

1318 1319. A Mbuti Pygmy bark cloth, decorated abstract designs, 82 x 62cm. £40-60

1320. Four Kuba cloths, each with cut pile embroidery of geometric designs, one brown cream and black, with fringes, 56 x 62cm. (4) £150-250

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1321. Five Kente cloths, including one decorated with heart shaped motifs and animals in yellows, pinks and greens, 168cm x 301cm, the remaining cloths decorated with traditional stripes. (5) £300-400

1322. A Kente cloth, with alternate panels made up of twenty-four strips, 273 x 187cm. £300-400

1323. Four Kuba cloths, each with cut pile embroidery of geometric designs, one with purple and brown, with fringed edge, 66 x 47.5cm. (4) £150-250

1324. A Mali long cloth, with eight square geometric design panels, 65 x 464cm long. £100-150

1325. Four Kuba cloths, each with cut pile embroidery of geometric designs, one with rose of rectangls and squares, 51 x 51cm. (4) £80-120

1326. A Kuba cloth, with cut out geometric designs, 46 x 48cm, framed and glazed. £50-60

1327. Six Congo Raffia cloths, rectangular and formed in sections, 90 x 210cm approx, five smaller mats and another cloth with differing fibres. (12) £80-120 Provenance: Ex Baptist Missionary Society.

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1328. A Makonde body mask, Tanzania, with ochre pigment, 47.5cm high. £100-200 1329. A Nigerian mask, with filed teeth and raised scarifications, with brown and black pigment, 23cm high. £200-300 Provenance: Mildred Beckstrand, California. 1330. A Yagoro mask, with single pierced cresting and faint geometric lines to face, the inside with Islamic text, 44.5cm high. £300-400 1331. Kuba helmet mask, with diced coiffure and conical eyes, with piercings, 41cm high. £200-300 1332. Three Kamba figures, Kenya, two with applied aluminium and hair, 33cm the highest and an Askari standing figure with rifle. (3) £300-400 1333. A Kamba seated female figure, with metal inset eyes, 20cm high. £80-120 1334. A Kaguru standing female figure, Tanzania, with red cord, 32cm high. £100-150

1328

1329 1330

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1334


1335. A Kanga throne, with aluminum mounts, raised on four legs to a circular seat inlaid geometric brass work and an applied central star motif, the front inscribed ‘Governor 12.1926.U.1927 mabeke. wamabua’, the arms and back with rectangular piercings, with a shaped top and a tablet applied brass and copper lozenges, the back with similar lozenges, 102cm high. £2,000-3,000 The Governor of Kenya from 1925 to 1930 was Edward William Macleay Grigg, 1st Baron Altrincham, KCMG, KCVO, DSO, MC, PC

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1337

1338

1339

1336. A Dogon carved mask, 47cm high.

£150-200

1337. A Songye kifwebe mask, with fibre beard, the mask 34cm high. £200-300 1338. A Papua New Guinea standing figure, with fibre skirt and adornments, shell eyes and rust coloured finish, 79cm high. £200-300 1339. A West African mask, with two lizards in applied copper wire, with fibre beard, 39cm high. £150-200 1340. A Cameroon standing male figure, with beard, 39cm high. £150-200 1341. A Luba standing female figure, 49.5cm high.

£150-200

1342. A Kenyan headrest, 18cm high, a carved antelope head, two masks and an Indonesian male ancestor figure. (5) £100-150 1343. An Ashanti Akuba doll, 37cm high, a Mossi doll, 17.6cm high, a Namja doll, 31cm high, on stand and two standing figures. (5) £80-120

1340

1341

1342

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1344

‡ 1344. Graham Dean (b.1951). ‘Line Up,’ 1985, watercolour, 70 x 179cm. £600-800

‡ 1345. Germaine Chalhoub, French 1910 1996, Buste de Soudanaise, terracotta, signed ‘G Ch’ 40.5cm high, on an ebonised wood plinth. (2) £200-300 Provenance: Peter Floud C.B.E., keeper of the Circulation Department at the Victoria & Albert Museum and thence by descent.

‡ 1346. Alvin Marriott (1904-1992). A nude male figure, wood, signed and dated ‘45, 38cm high. £600-800 1346

1345

1347. An Ashanti Akuba doll, with wire, the base inscribed ‘GH/A/59’, 38cm high. £100-150

1348. Cecil King Wungi, Papua New Guinea, Yembmer, a coloured engraving, 47 x 37cm. £50-60

1349. A carved wood bowl, with a pair of hands and a bust, 34cm high. £100-150

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1353

1350. A Senufo carved standing female figure, with necklace and waistband, 135cm high. £200-300 1351. An East African offering figure, standing with clothes and shell bands, in a rectangular base with masks and a wooden torso with two clay bowls and hoe currency, 55cm high. £200-300 1352. A Senufo standing female figure, 107cm high.

£200-300

1353. A Bwa mask, of bovine form, 41.5cm high.

£200-300

1354. A Senufo mask, 49cm high.

£60-80

1355. A Baule mask, with fine coiffure and scarifications, 25.7cm high.

£150-200

1356. A Nigerian bronze bowl, with a head lift on an open support, 28.5cm high. £150-200 1352

1350

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1355 1356


1357

1358

1359 1357. A Yoruba standing male Ibeji figure, 34cm high, a Cameroon clay pipe, 37cm high, a carved head with real hair, 24cm high and a pair of carved standing figures, 27.5cm high. (5) £100-150 1358. A Turkish copper water sprinkler, with a hinged cover and pierced base, 20.5cm wide, a pierced pottery lamp with cover, and two pairs of pottery figures. (4) £20-40 1359. Nine Ashanti gold weights, of geometric form, three others of a figure, a cockerel and a crocodile, an oblong box and cover, a spoon and a triple figural group around a mortar, 14cm high. (15) £50-100 1360. Two wood and bamboo eliptical containers, 12cm wide, a Maori flax purse with strap handle, four coloured purses, a bamboo grater, a gourd with metal rim, a pottery figure and a carved wood bell. (11) £50-80 1361. A carved Luba pipe, with seated figure and copper mouthpiece, with a carved bone bowl, 33.8cm long. £100-150

1360

1362. An East African standing figure, 22.2cm high, and a carved monkey figure, 19cm high. (2) £100-150 1363. A Luba calabash, with kneeling female, and two heads, 36cm high, with stand. (2) £150-200

1361

1362

1363

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1364

1366 1365

1364. A Mexican mask, with crown and teeth, 35cm high and a similar smaller mask with beard and moustache, 38cm high. (2)

£200-300

1365. A Mexican spirit mask, with horns, bells and tassels, with a fish in it’s mouth, with bone teeth, 41cm high.

£200-300

1366. A Mexican mask, painted with a flesh ground and a moustache, 25.5cm high, a Mexican composite mask with thick eyebrows, 23.5cm high and a wooden mask with angled mouth, 24.5cm high. (3) £150-250 1367. A mask, with pierced eyes, 28cm high and an ebonised mask with protruding lips, 23cm high. (2)

£150-200

1368. A Santhal carved wood panel, with a figure with animals and a crab, 19 x 79cm and a Santhal box carved erotic scenes with animals and humans, 36.5cm wide. (2) £200-300 1369. Three Indian carved masks, one with a crown headdress, 40cm high. (3)

£200-300

1370. Three Kond sculptures; a standing horse, previously with rider, 18cm high, a two-head bird, 11cm high and another bird, 13.5cm high, all on later stands. (3) £150-200 1371. Three carved wood figures, with articulated arms, with cloth, two with legs and one on a reel, the third just torso, possibly Indian, on stands, the highest 20cm. (3) £200-300

1368

1367

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1374

1372

1373

1372. A large Indian mask, with lappet headdress and painted decoration, 42cm high, on a later stand. £400-500 1373. A Tiebtan gilt copper death mask, with scratched eyebrows and moustache, 22.2cm high. £100-200 1374. An Iban pierced brass open casket, Borneo, on pierced bracket feet, containing nine brass lidded containers for betel nut and lime, 25.5cm long. (10) £400-600 1375. A Batak popuk container, Indonesian, the horn with a kneeling ancestor figure, the wooden stopper with five ancestors on a beast, 46cm long, on a stand. £300-400 1376. An Indonesian musical instrument, with aluminum bands, the top with a group of eight stylized figures, 79.5cm long. £100-150 1377. A Dayak baby carrier, carved with ancestor figures with bone and beads, with woven straps, 43cm high. £250-350

1375

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1378

1378. An Batak pupuk container, Indonesian, the horn carved an ancestor figure to a wooden stopper carved an ancestor riding a beast, 49.5cm long, on a stand. £300-400

1379. A Dyak tattoo set, with four tools having carved finials, within a rectangular box, with sliding cover, 45cm long. £100-200

1380. An Indonesian boar mask, 29cm high, with stand. (2) £300-400 1383 1381. A Nias standing male figure, with pointed cresting and wearing a necklace, 37cm high. £100-150

1382. A pair of Philippines standing figures, male and female, 54.5cm high. (2) £150-200

1382 1381

1383. An Iban witch doctor's brass bell, Borneo, 15cm high. £100-150

1384. An Indonesian carved horn spoon, with a seated figure handle with bone eyes, 28cm high, an Indonesian carved horn betel nut cutter of curved form with two figures and a blade, 30.6cm long, and a horn spoon, the terminal with three masks, 19cm long. (3) £100-150

1385. A Timor horn spoon, the handle carved as a standing figure, 21cm long, with stand. £300-400

1384

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1386 1386. A Lampung ceremonial embroidered ship cloth, Sumatra, 60 x 291cm. £600-800 1387. An Indonesian staff, the knoped wooden shaft with a carved one seated figure, 49.5cm long. £150-200 1388. A hardwood blowpipe, with soft metal overlaid mouthpiece, possibly central South American, 173cm long. £100-150 1389. An Indonesian barbed spear, 174cm long and an Indonesian spear, 133.5cm long. (2) £100-150

1391

1390. A staff, with a carved knoped finial, with applied prunts, with spear like terminal, 96cm long and a staff with stylized fish, carved scrolls and scales, 85.5cm long. (2) £150-250 1388

1389

1387

1391. An antique South American handwoven printed cloth, decorated with geometric bands with figures and animals, central seam, mounted on a cotton backing, 183 x 144cm and two Indonesian antique woven cloths, mounted on a single linen backing, both holed and repaired. (2) £80-120

1392

1392. Five Indonesian hand puppets, Wayang golek, approx. 64cm high. (5) £200-300 1393. Two rattan and bamboo square trays, 64cm and 61cm wide. (2) £80-120

1393

1394. A Luzon basket, with a band of bead decoration, with strap handle, 17cm high and an oval basket and cover with similar decoration, 8cm wide. (2) £200-300

1390 1394

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1396 1395. A Makonde ceremonial feather headdress, with fibre frame and beadwork band, 76.5cm diameter. £100-200 1395 1396. A Baule mask, with horns, coiffure and scarifications, 44.5cm high. £100-150 1397. A Dan mask, Ivory Coast, with fabric, aluminium, shells and fibre, 29cm long. £80-120 1398. A Mossi whistle, Burkina Faso, wood and fibre bound, 16.5cm high, on a later stand. (2) £300-400 Provenance: Gallery Khenghavars, Paris. 1399. A We mask, with painted decoration, fibre and aluminum teeth, 31cm high. £150-250 1397

1400. A Kuyu head, with pierced coiffure, with face scarifcations and pierced teeth, with three bands around the neck, the base with inventory number RC564, 43cm high. £400-600 Provenance: Mr Prouse, Wormington Hall. 1398

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1401. An Angola Ovimbundu ritual dance staff, carved a head with cresting, with a square section shaft, with ebonised diamond decoration, 112.5cm long. £800-1,200 Provenance: Ex Collection of the Curzon family. The estate of 3rd Viscount Scarsdale, Kedleiston Hall, Derbyshire. The contents of the attics sold at auction by order of the National Trust March 2002. 1402. A Nigerian carved staff, the finial a standing officer, 98cm long.

£100-150

1403. A Zulu staff, carved a naked standing female with her right hand covering her crotch, with a brass base tip, 84.6cm long. £3,000-5,000

1403

1401

1402

1403 detail

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1404. Two South African carved standing figures, the female with a conical coiffure and punched bead necklace, 39cm high, the male with short beard, punched bead necklace, holding a shield in left hand and wearing a loin cloth, 37.5cm high. (2) £3,000-5,000

1405. A Tsonga carved wood group, of two warriors with shields and differing headdresses on an open tripod base, 46.5cm high. £200-300

1406. A Dan wood maternity figure, Ivory Coast, with crested coiffure, body scarifications, beads and a baby on her back, 49.5cm high. £200-300

1407. An African carved standing male figure, 19.6cm high, on an ebonised stand. £200-300 Provenance: Robert Jacobsen.

1404

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1407 1405

1406


1408. A Salampasu mask, with woven ball coiffure, the face with sectional sheet copper with fibrous stand beard with ball terminal, 51cm. £600-800

1409. A Kwere standing female figure, Tanzania, with yellow bead necklace, 22.2cm high. £100-150

1410. A Bembe wood fetish figure, D.R.Congo, standing with a filled head containing a bone, with a beard and hands on large abdomen, on a later stand, 20.6cm high. £150-200

1411. A Yoruba carved kneeling female figure, with right hand on right breast, on a ribbed knoped base, formerly a staff finial, 15cm high, on a stand. £40-50

1412. A Guro heddle pulley, with mask and horn cresting, various inventory numbers, 23cm high. £100-150 1408

1409 1410

1411

1412

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1413. Two East African brass currency bangles, with geometric decoration, 16 and 16.5cm wide, on stands. (4) £200-300 1414. A Nigerian brass ewer, the double figure support to a bulbous body with band of seated figures and a male and female stopper, 75.5cm high. £150-200 1415. A brass Nigerian vessel and cover, with seated animal supports to a tapering body applied numerous figures, the cover with seated animal finial, 93cm high. £200-300 1416. A Cameroon standing mask, 88cm high. £100-150 1417. A boat shaped Mancala board, 57.5cm long and a standing female figure, 47.5cm high. (2) £100-150

1413

1418. A Koran board, both side inscribed calligaphy, 69.5cm high. £40-60 1419. A Makonde body mask, with applied scarifications, bead waistband, 52cm high. £150-200

1415 1416

1414

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1419 1418


1420. An Ekoi Janus head crest, vellum covered with painted eyes and teeth, with detachable horns and woven fibre base, 67.5cm high. £80-120

1421. A Fang mask, 116cm long. £80-120

1422. A Kota reliquary, with sheet brass and wire, 36.5cm. £200-300

1423. A Cameroon pipe, the brass bowl with figure and elephant heads, the part bone stem with elephant heads, 51.5cm high. £100-200 1422

1424. A Cameroon carved wood cover, with buffalo heads and figures, 30cm high. £150-200

1420

1425. A Dogon mask, with bird cresting, a shell and beads, 49cm high. £150-200

1426. A Dogon mask, with a pierced central cresting, thin nose and carved beard, with a bifurcated handle, 42cm high, on stand. £600-800 1421 1427. A Luba Songye mask, with line decoration, 41cm high. £100-150

1428. A West African mask, with two bird’s head crestings, the open mouth with filed teeth, 44.5cm high. £100-150

1423

1424

1425

1427 1426

1428

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1429. A Kuba carved wood drum, with a velum skin and wooden pegs to carved geometric bands on a swollen body and tapering foot, 63.6cm high. £300-400

1430. A Rwanda stringed instrument, the back pierced crosses, 126cm long. £80-120

1431. A Tanzanian musical instrument, with a carved figure terminal, with a cutout lobed ended body, 77.5cm long. £80-120

1429 1432

1432. A cylindrical wood milk pot, with ribbed bands and two pierced holes to the rim, 39cm high, a wood mortar, 23cm high. (2) £120-150

1433. A Tibetan milk pot, wood with metal bands, with stylised handle, 25.5cm high and a ladle, 41cm long. (2) £300-400

1434. Six Southal bamboo pipes (India), four with metal mounts with applied animals and two plain, 93cm the longest. (6) £100-150 1433

1430

1434

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1435. A wood drum, with reptile skin and a side handle with chevron decoration, 43cm high. £80-120

1436. A Kuba drum, D. R. Congo, with a hide skin above a geometric carved band with relief carved mask, on a waisted foot, 112.5cm high. £3,000-4,000 Provenance: Ratton Hourde, Paris, 2006.

1437. A Kaguru Tanzanian musical instrument, with a carved head finial, previously with strings, the side with line decoration, 114cm long. £80-120

1435

1438. An unusual seed gourd, decorated a face and stylized bird and inscribed 1904, 20cm high, on a later stand. £180-220

1439. A Kuba drum, the hemispherical wooden body with velum, and wooden shaft with string and cloth, 48cm diameter. £100-200 1436

1440. A Kwere drum, Tanzania, with reptile skin and a carved handle with female bust and beads, 60cm long. £50-100

1438

1437 1439

1440

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1443 1442 1441 1441. A carved Maasai warrior, with bead headband and necklace, 81cm high. £50-100 1442. A Mumuye standing figure, 73cm high.

£80-150

1443. A Senufo standing female figure, 30cm high.

£80-120

1444. A Senufo seated maternity figure, 53cm high.

£100-150

1445. A Dogon wood female figure, Mali, standing with arms by her side and angled forward, with horizontal cuts to her torso, 39cm high. £150-200 1446. A West African seated female figure, with pierced cresting and filed teeth, with face and body scarifications, with light pigment finish, 80cm high. £200-300 1447. A Nigerian standing figure, the remains of hair, painted a cross to the left temple with fibre necklace and bead waistband, 78cm high. £150-250 1448. A Baule standing figure, with pointed beard and scarifications, 53.5cm high. £200-300 1445

1444

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1447


1451

1452

1449

1450

1453 1454

1449. A West African staff, with a female figure and open handle, 81.5cm long. £80-120 1450. A Bambara antelope headdress, with applied metal and remains of cloth, 116cm high, on a stand. £300-400 1451. A Baule standing female figure, with fine coiffure and scarifications, with hands resting on abdomen, 55cm high. £300-400 1452. A Bambara mask, with comb back and short beard, incised decoration with the remains of red, black and white pigment, 60.5cm high. £250-350 1453. A Ligbi mask, with horns, ridged coiffure, scarifications and a beard, 43cm high, with stand. £400-500 1454. A Bambara mask, with open mouth, 80cm high.

£80-120

1455. A Mumuye standing figure, Nigeria, with carved decoration, 47.5cm high, on stand. £120-160 1456. A Congo nail fetish figure, 31cm high.

£60-100 1455

1456

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1457

1458 1459

1457. A Sierra Leone carved stone nomoli, of a squatting figure with pierced crown, 17.5cm high, a carved stone mask, 13.2cm high, a carved stone head with pierced crown, 14cm high and a carved stone bust finial with plaited coiffure, 14.6cm high. (4) £100-150 1458. A Sierra Leone carved stone nomoli figure, 22cm high and another kneeling with bowl, 12.5cm high. (2)

£100-150

1459. A carved stone maternity figure, the underside inscribed ‘AMUK’, 31cm high.

£100-150

1460. A collection of Tribal artefacts, including a New Ireland head, two woven hats, a heddle pulley, a Papua New Guinea crocodile carving, a bone armband, a bone ear hoop, a beadwork waistband, a woven hanging. (A lot) £300-400 1461. A Gelde mask, with short horns, 18cm high, a hand mask with stylized bird cresting, 40cm high and a figural slit drum, a low stool and a standing figure. (5) £100-200 1462. Six Mossi dolls, 36.5cm the highest. (6)

£80-120

1463. Two Dogon iron lamps, with figural surmounts, one with four bowls the other with three, with scrapers, 84cm and 75cm high. (2) £200-300 1464. A Nigerian carved seated figure, with a wide brimmed hat holding a gun, 68cm high, a Dogon carved standing figure, 105cm high, an an Indonesian seated figure, 49cm.(3) £200-300

1461

1460

1463

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1465

1467

1466

1465. A Southern African carved walking stick, with turtle, fish, alligator and ostrich, 94cm long, an ebonised baton, a Zulu club with a flattened head, a palmwood walking stick and a adze handle with zoomorphic decoration. (5) £100-150

1468

1466. A knobkerrie, with an offset finial, with mask having inset bead eyes, 57cm long, and a smaller knobkerrie, 48cm long. (2) £60-100 1467. A Zulu knobkerrie, with plaited wire bands, 54cm long.

£150-250

1468. A Benin Jekri paddle, pierced and painted, 155cm long.

£80-120

1469. A South African knobkerrie, with wire band, 62cm long, two arrows, with differing blades, 63cm the longest, in a waisted wood quiver with leather mounts, 65cm long. (4) £100-150 1470. Two African spears, with differing wood shafts, 206.5cm the longest and a spear with a bamboo shaft, 214.5cm long. (3) £100-150 Provenance: Dr G A C Gordon, 1920-1936. Based in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 1471. Three South African knobkerries, the longest 69cm. (3)

£150-200

1472. A Zulu hardwood knobkerrie, with four bands of plaited wire, the handle pierced, 71cm long. £150-250 1473. A South African knobkerrie, 63.5cm long.

£100-150

1474. An African spear, with worn incised decoration, the terminal with a flattened blade, 175cm long. £100-150 1470 1471 1472

1469

1473 1474

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1475. A Topoke shield, D. R. Congo, rectangular angled form with woven rattan and two metal plaques to one corner, the reverse with cut reed and rattan covered, with handle and painted finish, 98cm high. £800-1,000 Exhibited: Luc Lefebvre; Ames de Formes, Formes de Lames, Lille 2009, No. 69. 1476. A Zaire shield, woven reed with wood supports and carved handles, 141.5cm high. £100-150 1477. A Ngbandi spear, D R Congo, in two parts, with a metal coiled shaft with central carved swollen section and the head with an arrow head blade, barbs and spiral twist, 156.6cm long, and a Zulu staff with a wirework band, 106cm long. (3) £200-300

1475

1478. A Benin jekri paddle, pierced and later painted, 149.5cm long. £80-120

1477 1476 1478 479. A Kalinga shield with raised crescent shaped rib, with fibre bands, 93cm, an oblong wood and fibre shield, and a woven shield with hide covered central boss. (3) £100-200 480.

A Zulu hide water gourd, with cover, 49cm high and a Zulu hide shield. (2)

481.

An Ethopian hippopotaumus hide shield, with handle, 75cm diameter.

£40-50 £400-500

1480

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1482 1483

1482. A West African bush cow mask, with inventory number 3974, 48cm high and a goat mask, with blue and white pigment, 28cm high. (2) £120-150 1483. A Trobriand Islands kava bowl, with lug handles, 52cm long. £200-300 1484. A Songye Kifwebe mask, with woven fibre back, 38cm high. £200-300 1485. A Kota reliquary figure, with brass and copper sheet decoration, 52cm high, with stand. £300-400 1486. A Congo carved wood fetish figure, with a raised abdomen inset glass standing on another figure, 31cm high. £150-200 1487. An Ashanti carved standing female figure, with beads, 41cm high. £150-250 1488. A West Coast carved wood mask, with a cameleon surmount, encrusted patination to a leather lined interior, 33cm high. £120-150 1489. A Punu mask, with crested coiffure, scarifications to forehead and ears, 30cm high, on a later stand. £200-300

1484

1485

1488 1486

1487

1489

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1493 1490. A Bambara antelope headdress, with pierced and incised decoration, 138cm high. £300-400 1491. A Mossi plank mask, with standing male figure finial, with black, red and white pigment, 126cm high. £300-400 1492. A Teke miniature bronze standing figure, wearing a hat, with hands on side of abdomen, 11.7cm high, on a stand. £700-900

1492

1493. A Luluwa standing female figure, 19cm high, on a wood base. £300-400 1494. A Chokwe Chikunza fibre mask, with filed teeth, pigmented fibres, 158cm high. £200-300

1490

1495. A Congo standing power figure, with sheet metal to the face, with graduated cresting and applied horn, with bead and carved pendant necklace, with pelt apron, 122 high. £300-400 1496. A Congo standing male figure, with carved coiffure and inset eyes, 32cm high. £80-120

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1494

1495


1498

1499 1497

1497. A Senufo carved wood and ebonised seated female figure, 37.5cm high and a carved wood standing figure, losses, 44.5cm high. (2) £100-150

1498. A Lulua mask, 37.5cm high, and a mask with panelled coiffure, 13.5cm high. (2) £100-200

1500

1499. A pottery model of a hut, the interior with five figures, the exterior with a grieving figure, 34cm high and two pottery vessels. (3) £400-500

1500. Two African brass trays, decorated with animals, 50cm max, a headrest, a pottery head, a batik cloth of geometric designs and a carved bust of Ghandi. (6 £50-80

1501. A West African carved elephant bone femur, of a kneeling figure, 34cm high, and a carved bone maternity figure, 23cm high. (2) £100-150

1501 1502. A Dan wood spoon, Ivory Coast, with a standing male figure with body scarifications and a band of geometric carving bordering the bowl, 48cm high. £200-300

1502

1503. An Ashanti comb, with geometric carving, 17.6cm high and two other figural combs. (3) £100-200

1504. A Boni headrest, with geometric carved panels, the top with squares and a knife, 17.5cm high. £80-120 1503

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1506

1505

1508

1509

1510

1505. A Mbunda mask, with furrowed brow and square aperture mouth, red pigment, 36cm high, on stand.

£300-400

1506. A Chokwe pig mask, with relief carved eyes and ears, with a red ground, 46.5cm high, with stand.

£150-250

Provenance: Ex English collection. 1507. A Dan mask, with beak, 27cm high.

£300-400

1508. A Hemba bark costume, with wood mask and applied hair, 87cm high.

£400-500

1509. A Nok pottery seated figure, Nigeria, 40.5cm high, on a later stepped base.

£400-600

1510. A Katsina pottery head fragment, Nigeria, with a curved beard, 25cm high, on a later stand. (2)

£400-600

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1511. A Mbugu seated mother and child, Tanzania, on a three legged stool, the mother’s head with aperture, 62cm high, on a later stand. (2) £150-250 1512. Two Baule male and female standing figures, Ivory Coast, both with left hand on right shoulder, 53cm and 51.6cm high. (2) £250-350 1513. A Nigerian fetish figure, kneeling with hands across abdomen, 22cm high, on a stand and a similar figure with piercings to head, 23cm high, on a stand. (2) £300-400 1514. A Songye fetish figure, D.R.Congo, the mouth issuing two horns, with large abdomen, on later stand, 31.5cm high. £150-200 1515. A Zulu staff, with stylized head finial and part entwined shaft, 109cm long. £100-200

1511 1512

1516. An Indian spear, with a fullered swollen tip, with incised script, later handle, 190cm long and leather covered scabbard. £100-150 1517. A Benin bronze Oba, 44cm high.

£150-200

1518. An Ashanti Akuba doll, the reverse of the head with carved geometric decoration, with beads, 33cm high. £700-1,000 Provenance: Ex Danish collection in 1960s. 1519. A Zulu knobkerrie, 78cm high and a Zulu staff, 95.5cm high. (2) 100-150

1513

1515

1516

1514

1518

1517

1519

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1520. An Ovimbundu staff, carved two female heads with swept back hair, face scarifications, fine nose, eyes and lips, the shafts with breasts, with part ebonised stainings, 56.5cm high. £600-800

1521. A Kuba helmet mask, with a diced finish to face and ears, applied metal beads, cloth and shells, 26.5cm high. £600-800

1522. A Kusu female fetish figure, the head with wood and fibre, the base with coiled fibre, 13.5cm high, on a hardwood stand. £900-1,100

1521

1523. A Bembe standing figure, with ribbed crescent cresting, holding a knife and staff, with abdomen scarifications, ebonised stainings, 16cm high, on a stand. £700-900 Provenance: Ex Lamair Gallery. Ex J Sloet.

1524. A Zulu knobkerrie, with two bands of incised decoration, 69.5cm long. £100-150 1520

1523

1522

1524 1525

1526

1525. A South African knobkerrie, with wire bands, 76cm long, and a South African cane part spiraled, 90cm long. (2) £120-150

1526. A Baule carved and ebonised staff, with pierced decoration, 91cm long and an East African two wood staff with head terminal, with shell and metal inlaid dots, 94.6cm long. (2) £120-150

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1527

1527. A Chokwe Chihongo mask, with scarifications, filed teeth and horizontal platform beard, part ebonised with a luffa covered coiffure, 23.5cm high, on a later stand. (2) £2,000-3,000 Provenance: Ex collection Max Alpert, Berkeley, California. 1528. A Baule standing female figure, with ribbed coiffure, 40cm high. £1,000-1,500 1529. A Teke standing male ancestor figure, with crested coiffure and beard, with rectangular aperture to abdomen, 27.5cm high, on metal stand. £200-300 Provenance: Ex late Mr Snoek, Commander Public Forces in Belgium Congo, collected 1950’s.

1528

1529

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1530. A Luba half figure, D R Congo, female with a twin part coiffure with central chevron and a circular aperture and a finely carved face, hands placed on the sides of the abdomen with scarifications, with two pierced holes to the base, 18.5cm high, on stand. £4,500-5,500 Provenance: Ex Herbert Hillig Ex James Willis Gallery, San Francisco

1530

1531

1531. An Abron standing male figure, Ivory Coast, with crescent coiffure, with scarifications around mouth and raised scarifications to neck, 39.2cm high, on ebonised stand. £500-600

1532. A Baule standing female figure, with ribbed coiffure, scarifications and hands on abdomen, 39.5cm high, on an ebonised base. £200-300 1532

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1534 top

1533

1534

1535

1536

1535A

1533. A Fiji / Solomon Islands Ula, with an eight lobed head of rectangular form, with domed terminal, the shaft with a spiral dot line, 44cm long. £500-600 1534. A Fiji Ula, with an eight lobed head, the domed top inset bone star, with incised line decoration, with a zigzag incised handle, 42.5cm long. £550-650 1535. A Fiji Ula, with a ball shape head, inset a tooth, with a zigzag incised handle, 41.5cm long.

£550-650

1535A. A Fiji Ula, with root ball head, and a zig zag incised handle, 39.5cm long.

£300-400

1536. A Somoan club, with notched decoration to the blade and finned ferrule, 69.5cm long.

£150-200

1537. An Samoan club, with filled notched decoration and a tapering handle with finned feral, 67.5cm long.

£100-150

1538. A Samoan club, of tapering form with one side carved points, the other with a hooked point, incised and lime decorated, 81cm long. £300-400 1538A. A Papua New Guinea plain lime spatula, 32cm long, a carved mortar, a carved pestle with mask handle, a carved coconut shell container, a stone bladed knife, a figural carved rest, a bound feather fly whisk, a brass scoop, and a carved doll. (9) £300-400 1538B. A Solomon Islands staff, the square knot handle inlaid mother of pearl, 93.5cm long, two Massim carved canes, 89 and 94cm long, a Massim staff with stylized figures, 100cm, and a club with carved fish, 103.5cm long. (5) £150-200

1538A 1537

1538 1538B

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1539. A Papua New Guinea standing figure, red and white pigment, 72cm high. £200-300 1540. A Papua New Guinea standing ancestor figure, 44cm high, a Trobriand lime spatula, 27cm high and a Maori carved handle with abalone eyes, 26cm high. (3) £50-100 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1541. A Papua New Guinea standing figure, black, white and red pigment, 105cm high. £200-300 1542. A Papua New Guinea standing ancestor figure, with shell eyes, scarifications and fibre, 69cm high, on a stand. (2) £400-500 1543. A Papua New Guinea Sepik wall mask, with cowrie shell decoration, 58.5cm high and a Papua New Guinea wall mask with shell and feather decoration, 34cm high. (2) £100-150 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1544. Two Papua New Guinea standing female figures, with shell eyes and grass skirts, 55.5 and 38cm high. £100-200

1540 1539

Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1545. A Papua New Guinea standing male figure, with inset shells and feathers to the forehead, shell eyes, 110cm high. £300-400 1546. A Papua New Guinea Sepik mask, with shell, horn, feather and hair, 60cm high. £100-150

1542

1541

1546

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1544

1545


1547. A Sepik River ancestor mask, 20.7cm high.

£1,200-1,500

Provenance: Ex Danish Collection, 1950’s.

1548. A Papua New Guinea dance mask, Murik Lakes, with a hooked nose and beaded beard and carved decoration, 44.2cm high, with stand. (2) £500-700 Provenance: Private collection Antwerp, Belgium.

1549. A Papua New Guinea carved hook, Houn Golf Region, with standing figure and suspension ring, 31.8cm high. £250-350

1550. A Papua New Guinea carved betel nut mortar, ‘Dap Dap’, with four crouching ancestor figures, 15cm high. £800-1,000 Provenance: Private collection Germany.

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1551

1552

1553

1551. A Somoan club, with curved blade and ‘pointed teeth’, 58.5cm long, a Tongan club of rhomboid form with raised bands, 85cm long, an Aboriginal woomera, 67cm long and a Polynesian long wood barbed spear with incised decoration around the barbs, 299.5cm long. (4) £300-400 1552. A Samoan club, with finned blade and a hook, with incised and filled bands, 59cm long, an ebonised staff with channelled spear shape terminal with ochre and white pigment, 59cm long, a Fiji Ula, 36.6cm long, three clubs and a spear. (7) £100-200 1553. Seven clubs, and a Maori design paddle club, 53.5cm long. (8)

£80-120

1554. Two Oceanic paddle clubs, with incised line decoration, 154cm long. (2)

£60-100

1554

1555. A Cook Islands adze handle, with allover carved decoration, 95cm long, a Samoan club with diced head, 106cm long and a Papua New Guinea staff, 99cm long. (3) £100-150 1556. A small collection of Oceanic spears, barbed and plain, two bows and three African spears. (A lot)

£50-80

Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1557. An Aboriginal double pointed barbed spear, 281cm long, and a spear thrower, 257cm long. (2)

£100-150

1558. Nine various wood bows, mainly African, a crossbow, a woven quiver, an Oceanic paddle, 185cm long, and a barbed spear with woven fibre handle, 175cm long. (13) £300-400 1557 1556 1555 1558

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1561 part 1560

λ 1559. Four Papua New Guinea Yipwon, 41cm the highest and a Sepik mask, turtle shell with clay, shell and fibre, 24cm high. (5) £80-100 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice 1560. Solomon Islands; a modern bowl, with shell inlay, 28cm diameter, salad servers, canoe and paddle, fish ornament, dish, and two canoe prows. (9) £50-100 1561. Four Solomon Islands two handled rattan trays, 53cm largest across handles and a basket and cover. (6)

£50-100

1562. An Asmat standing figure, holding a mask, on a later base, 75.5cm high. £150-200 1563. A Papua New Guinea Sepik wall mask, with inset shell eyes and a bird terminal, with typed label to verso, 53.5cm high. £120-150 1564. A Papua New Guinea eliptical bow, with carved handles (one pierced for suspension), 45cm long, a Trobriand Islands sword club, 69.5cm, a stone bladed adze and an Oceanic bamboo container. (4) £200-300 1565. A Papua New Guinea feast bowl, modelled as a canoe, with a carved prow and a mask to the stern, with carved sides, 193cm long. £400-500

1564 1563

1562

1565

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1566

1566A 1569

1567 1570

1571 1568 1566. A Papua New Guinea standing ancestor figure, 14.5cm high, a Papua New Guinea knife handle, a spatula and a pestle, a shell ornament and a shell necklace. (5) £300-400 1566A. A Tonga hardwood club, of rhomboid form with allover zigzag and geometric carving, 67.5cm long. £400-600 1567. A Fiji Gata waka, club, the curved form with a spur and medial ridge tip, the handle with bulbous terminal, 97cm long. £800-1,200 1568. A Solomon Islands club, with a pointed conical terminal, the shaft with curved with curved and flattened tip, 100cm long. £400-600 1569. A Papua New Guinea paddle club, the leaf shape blade with tip, carved ridge to the base of blade with scroll decoration, the terminal with carved and pierced stylized bird, 172.5cm long. £350-450 1570. An Oceanic bamboo spear, with bone tip, the shaft with geometric line and leaf decoration, 155cm long. £100-150 1571. Two South Seas barbed spears, 302.5cm long and 279cm long. (2) £150-200 1572. An eastern bamboo and horse hair brush, 137cm long. £100-150

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1573. A Papua New Guinea Janus hook, with a head above a beaked mask, pigment decoration, with fibre suspension, 50cm long, with stand. £450-650 Provenance: Ex. Leo Fortess collection, Hawaii. 1574. A Sepik River carved standing ancestor figure, 23.2cm high. £800-1,200 1575. An Easter Island carved wood walking stick, with two masks having inset eyes, with brass end tip, 93.2cm long. £100-200 1576. A Papua New Guinea wall mask, with painted decoration, 58cm high. £100-150 1577. A Trobriand Islands sword club, with incised and filled scroll decoration, the tip pierced, 63cm long. £150-200 1578. An Asmat seated figure, Papua New Guinea, with white and ochre pigment, 45cm high, an Asmat male figure, 44cm high. (2) £150-200 1579. A Tami Islands feast bowl, with relief carved decoration, 58cm long. £50-100 1574 1575 1573

1578

1577

1576

1579

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1580 detail 1581

1580

1580. An Austral Islands carved wood paddle, with allover geometric decoration, the finial with a circle of carved dancing girls, losses, 117cm high. £400-600 1581. An Austral Islands carved wood paddle, with allover geometric decoration, the finial with a circle of carved dancing girls, losses, 117cm high. £400-600 1582. An Oceanic implement, of curved form, wood with bound shark teeth, 48.5cm long.

£50-100

1583. A Fiji shell anklet, with incised decoration to the outer edge, faintly inscribed, 10.2cm diameter, with stand, two Soloman Islands shell scrappers, 9.7 and 7.2cm long, an Oceanic tusk ornament with woven fibre mount, 18.5cm wide, a tusk, a shell bead panel, 15cm wide and a shell band, 7cm wide. (8) £150-250 1584. A Papua New Guinea wild pig tusk and cowrie shell necklace, 15.6cm wide, four wild boar tooth necklaces, three with shells, two tusk arm bands, a shell pendant, a pair of coconut shell breast covers, a woven fibre belt and two Cassowary bird feather spine earrings. (13) £200-300

1582

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1586 1585

1588 1587

Lot 585 – 596 were collected by Robert A Lever whilst working as a government scientist specialising in coral reefs in 2nd quarter of 20th century λ 1585. A Solomon Islands turtleshell nose ornament, with incised and filled chevron bands, 5.5cm high.

£80-120

Provenance: Robert A Lever 1586. A Solomon Islands shell nose ornament, ‘shoal-of-fish’ design with bird’s heads, 6cm wide, with stand. (2)

£80-120

Provenance: Robert A Lever 1587. Two Solomon Islands shell crescent shape pendants, one with bird head terminal, one missing, 17.5cm wide, the other plain example, 16cm wide, on stands. (4) £150-250 Provenance: Robert A Lever 1588. A Solomon Islands shell circular ornament, with faint scroll and circular incisions, 6.5cm wide, a Solomon Islands shell necklace with collection label dated 9.8.45, a shell with fibre cord and two shell circular ornaments, a tusk nose ornament, six circular shell ornaments and three shell ear plugs. (13) £100-150 Provenance: Robert A Lever

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1589 1591

1590

1589. Five Solomon Islands fibre armbands, 11.6cm wide, with collector’s label inscribed ‘Bougainville Jan 1936’. (5) £80-120 Provenance: Robert A Lever 1590. A Solomon Islands comb, with fine woven fibre, 17.2cm high, with stand. (2) £80-120 Provenance: Robert A Lever 1591. Seven Solomon Islands fibre armbands, 11.5cm wide and a finely woven fibre ear ornament, 26cm long and three bamboo dart containers. (11 £50-100 Provenance: Robert A Lever 1592. A Solomon Islands basalt scraper, with collection label dated 1935, 18.5cm long, on stand. (2) £100-150

1593 1592

Provenance: Robert A Lever 1593. Three Solomon Islands basalt scrapers, inscribed ‘Ugi’, 12.5cm long, ‘Savo’, 6.6cm long and ‘Kaukau’, 7.6cm long. (3) £80-120 Provenance: Robert A Lever 1594. Two Solomon Islands bamboo lime containers, with incised panel decoration, 16.3 and 20cm high. (2) £60-100 Provenance: Robert A Lever 1594

1595. A Solomon Islands coral scraper, inscribed ‘Si Kaiana Atoll 23.3.36 Solomon Islands’, 12.5cm high, with stand. (2) £80-120 1595

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1596 1597

1598

1599

1600

1601 part

1596. A Santa Cruz woven basket, with geometric bands and strap handle, the basket 15cm high, with two gourds. (3)

£100-150

Provenance: Robert A Lever 1597. A Tonga tapa cloth, with twenty-four alternate panels, with geometric designs, 149 x 166cm.

£150-250

Provenance: Ex Pitt Rivers. 1598. A Tongan tapa cloth, decorated squares with the Tongan coat of arms and other symbols, 182 x 109 cm.

£80-120

1599. A Tonga tapa cloth, with geometric panel designs, 220 x 176cm, a Fiji tapa cloth, geometric designs in black and red, 52 x 304cm and a Fiji tapa cloth with stars, 47 x 102cm. (3) £150-250 1600. A Fiji tapa cloth, laid on board, 87 x 123cm.

£40-60

1601. A Tongan tapa cloth, decorated wreathed crowns, birds and stars, 194 x 409cm, and two smaller tapa cloths decorated plants, 29 x 180cm. (3) £50-80

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1602. A Kuba split cane woven panel, of stylized geometric designs, 129.5 x 61cm, framed and glazed. £250-350 1603. A Kuba split cane woven panel, depicting a geometrically stylized four legged animal, 120 x 61cm, framed and glazed. £250-350

1603 1602 1604. A Solomon Islands mace, with a faceted handle inlaid shell, with a globular and spike finial, 39.7cm long. £200-300

1605. A Fiji tabua, sperm whale tooth, inscribed ‘AMONI Nawgalerna VIRIA,’ the reverse with ‘T.B,’ and with old label, pierced with sinnet fibre necklace, 15.6cm long. £600-800

1606. An Admiralty Islands ceremonial ladle, with a coconut bowl and carved wood handle, with trade beads, 38cm long. £350-550 Provenance: Husken collection Hamburg.

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1605

1606


1608

1607

1607. Three Oceanic greenstone adze blades, 24.2cm and 19.5cm. (3) £200-300

1610. A Truk Islands coral pounder, Micronesian, 14.6cm high. £200-300

1608. A Truk Islands coral pounder, Micronesian, 17.2cm high. £400-500

1611. Four Polynesian stone blades; one basalt of sawfish rostrum shape, 18.5cm high, another of slender spatulate form, 28.2cm high, a greenstone example, 24cm high and a small greenstone blade, 9.5cm high. (4) £300-400

1609. A Polynesian basalt Janus tiki, the figures back to back with large round eyes and with arms on abdomen, possibly Marquesas Islands, 11cm high. £800-1000 Provenance: Charles Ratton, Paris 1955 Ex collection Count Phillipe D’Arschot. Brussels.

1609

1611 1610

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1615

1612

1613

1614

1617 1612. A Papua New Guinea wall mask, with an ancestor mask and bird head, with inset cowrie shell eyes, 69.2cm high. £150-250 1613. A Trobiand Islands sword club, with incised scroll decoration to the flattened end and with an oval handle, 70.5cm long. £500-600 1614. An Oceanic tapa beater, two sides with grooves, 27.5cm high. £100-150 1615. A Massim lime spatula, Papua New Guinea, the handle carved a seated figure, 35.6cm long. £900-1,200 Provenance: From the estate of Margaret Mavel, whose Mother took it to America from Australia when she emigrated aged 100. 1616. A Trobriand Islands carved stand, with a figural support, 21.5cm high. £60-100 1617. Three Papua New Guinea bamboo dart containers, with fibre banding, with various darts, 26cm the highest. £50-100 1618. A Papua New Guinea ancestral totem, clay, shell and feathers with mask, on a bamboo pole, 127cm high. £200-300 Provenance: Estate of Sean Rice

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1619. A pair of Micronesian carved standing figures, 94cm high. (2) £400-500


1620

1621

1622 1625 detail

1620. A Fiji Ula, with ball shaped head and a carved notched grip, the top of the shaft with a series of dots, dark patination, the terminal with depression, 39.5cm long. £550-650 1621. A Fiji Ula, with a lobed head and domed finial, with a carved zig-zag handle, 42cm high. £500-600 1622. A Fiji Ula, with a lobed head and domed terminal, the handle with bands of zig zags and notches, 40cm long. £300-400

1623

1623. A Fiji kava bowl, with four legs and a pierced grip, 16.5cm high.

1624

£500-800

Provenance: Given to the present vendor’s mother circa 1945 by the then Chief of Fiji. 1624. A pair of Yap Island male and female figures, the female with a band to her hair and wearing a stepped skirt, 39.5cm high, the male with tied back hair, with beard and moustache, cloth waistband and with decorated legs, 47.4cm high. (2) £400-600 1625. A Tongan carved club of unusual form, rhomboid shaped handle and spatulate blade, inlaid bone with all over geometric incised decoration, 139cm long. £4,000-6,000

1625

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1627 1626 1626. An Aboriginal bark painting, of an abstract animal, the reverse inscribed MUTITJPUY, 34 x 17cm. £100-150 1627. An Aboriginal bark painting, a fish, with fibre and branch ends, the reverse with feint inscription ‘OEN...’, 37 x 55cm. £150-200 1628. An Aboriginal bark painting by Bob Bilinyarra, The Diver Birds, the reverse with printed and hand written label ‘Artist. Bob Bilinyarra, Tribe. Wulaki. Gurryeurru, the diver birds - Bob calls them ‘my father’, 72 x 24cm. £300-400

1628 1629. Three Aboriginal drone pipes, one with oka, black and white decoration, 125cm long, another with incised line decoration, 127cm long and the third plain, 133.5cm long. (3) £600-1,000 1630. A Tiwi carved female figure, with red ochre and yellow pigment ground decorated dots and stripes, 98cm high. £300-400 1631. An Aboriginal boomerang, the reverse of one end with incised lines, 88.2cm long and an Aboriginal woomera, 79.6cm long. (2) £150-200

1629

1632. An Aboriginal spear, with a flattened and pointed barbed blade and three incised bands to the top of the shaft, 299.5cm long and an Aboriginal long stick, one end with resin, 249cm long. (2) £100-200 The long spear would have used for hunting large game.

1631

1632

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1634

1635

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1636

1633. An Aboriginal boomerang, with incised line decoration, an emu, kangaroo and foliage, 46cm wide.

1637 £50-80

1634. An Aboriginal boomerang, with incised elliptical motifs in three bands, traces of red ochre, 81cm wide.

£150-250

1635. An Aboriginal boomerang, of swollen form, 72.2cm long.

£150-250

1636. An Aboriginal boomerang, with line decoration to the ends, 74.6cm long and a South African wood spatula, part ebonised, 48.7cm long. (2) £50-100 1636A. An Aboriginal boomerang, one side with fluted lines with traces of ochre pigment, 67.2cm long.

£150-200

1637. An Aboriginal club, with biconical head, 59.5cm long, two Aboriginal parrying shields, 69cm and 74cm long, boomerang and a woomera. (5) £300-400 1638 1639 1638. An Aboriginal club, with pointed terminals, one pierced, 71cm long.

£80-120

1639. A Maori carved whakapapa, geneology stick, with masks, scrolls and notches with inlaid shell eyes, 88cm long. £200-300 1640. A Maori patu, carved mask finial with abalone eyes, 36cm high.

£100-200

1641. A Marquesas Islands carved wood standing figure, 33cm high, and a carved wood bust possibly Maori, 26.5cm high. (2) £60-80

1640

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1643

1642. A Maori greenstone patu, the handle carved a tiki with pierced suspension hole, remains of old label, 37cm long.

£600-800

1643. A Maori greenstone Hei tiki pendant, with red wax eyes, with suspension hole, 11.5cm high, with stand.

£1,000-1,500

Provenance: Purchased in the early 70’s from Bortignon’s Antiques, Sydney. Private collection Sydney. 1644. A Maori taiaha, quarter staff, with Janus head terminal, with line and notched decoration, inset abalone eyes, 161.2cm long.

£600-800

1645. A Maori taiaha, quarter staff, with Janus head and tongue terminal, carved scrolls and notches, with abalone inset eyes, the tapering shaft with two bands of lines and notches, 185cm long. £800-1,200

1646

1647 1646. A Maori carved mouthpiece, Tuki, of cylindrical form with two masks having shell inset eyes, 9cm high. £400-500

1644

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1647. A Maori gable mask, with notched and line carved decoration, with open mouth and protruding tongue, the reverse with a C shape bracket, with black and red finish, 32.5cm high. £200-300


1648. A Maori carved house post figure, with tattoos to the face and a hei-tiki suspended around the neck, 89.5cm high. £5,000-7,000 Provenance: Acquired at auction in the 1930’s probably in or near Manchester. Thence by family decent

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Arts & Crafts Wednesday 18th June 2014

A rare Martin Brothers stoneware double bird sculpture, dated 1904. Estimate ÂŁ15,000-20,000

ENQUIRIES Michael Jeffery Tel: +44 (0)1722 424505 michaeljeffery@woolleyandwallis.co.uk


Tribal Art February 2015 To include The Philip J.C. Dark Collection

ENQUIRIES Will Hobbs Tel: +44 (0)1722 339752 willhobbs@woolleyandwallis.co.uk

Nausung masks, Kilenge, 57cm and 48cm high, Sepik mask, Papua New Guinea, 53cm high.


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CONDITION REPORTS The relevant department will be pleased to give condition reports on any lot, where practical. All weights and measures given in the catalogue should be regarded as approximate. The colours printed in the catalogue are not necessarily true. SALE RESULTS These will be posted on our website shortly after the sale. BUYER’S PREMIUM Each lot is subject to a Buyer’s Premium of 22% + VAT on the first £500,000 of the hammer price and 12% + VAT thereafter.


PAYMENT AND CLEARANCE Payment is due immediately after the auction in pounds sterling. If you are a first time buyer we will need your name, address and bank details and will require funds to be cleared before purchases can be released. The following methods of payment may be made: Bankers draft, cashiers cheque, personal cheque, travellers cheques, debit and credit cards and cash up to a sterling equivalent of €15,000. We are no longer able to accept card payments of over £1,000 where the card-holder is not present. Wire transfers should be sent to: Lloyds TSB, Blue Boar Row, Salisbury SP1 1DB. Account no. 00957707 Sort code 30-97-41 IBAN no. GB20LOYD30974100957707 BIC code LOYDGB21063 Credit cards: Visa or Mastercard for which there is a 2% surcharge + VAT Debit cards: Delta, Switch, Connect Where practical, payment can be made and purchases collected during the auction. Please note that furniture and clock lots will normally remain in our salerooms for three working days following each sale, after which they will be removed to our store and arrangements for collection must be made in advance with the office. Storage charges will be levied on all lots in the furniture and works of art and clock sales not collected within 30 calendar days of the sale. This will include a handling fee of £20 (+ VAT) per consignment and a storage charge of £2 (+ VAT) per lot per day. No goods will be allowed to be collected until these charges have been paid. VAT Lots marked with an asterisk (*) are subject to VAT on the hammer price. Lots marked with an omega (Ω) have been temporarily imported from outside the EU and are subject to VAT at 5% on the hammer price and the buyer’s premium. In online catalogues, the Sales Tax % column indicates the rate of VAT on hammer price. CITES REGULATIONS Please note that lots marked λ may be subject to CITES Regulations when exported. The CITES Regulations may be found at www.defra.gov.uk/ahvla-en/imports-exports/cites/

ARTIST’S RESALE RIGHT / DROIT DE SUITE Droit de Suite is a royalty payable to a qualifying artist or the artist’s heirs each time a work is resold during the artist’s lifetime and up to a period of 70 years after the artist’s death. Royalties are calculated on a sliding percentage scale based on the hammer price excluding the buyer’s premium. The royalty does not apply to lots selling below the sterling equivalent of €1,000 and the maximum royalty payable on any single lot is the sterling equivalent of €12,500. Droit de Suite, which is not subject to VAT, will be added to the buyer’s purchase price and then passed on to the relevant collecting agency. Please enquire for the accepted exchange rate on the day of the sale. Royalties for Droit de Suite are as follows: 4% Up to €50,000 3% €50,000.01 - 200,000 1% €200,000.01 - 350,000 0.5% €350,000.01 - 500,000 0.25% In excess of €500,000 Up to a maximum levy of €12,500 Lots marked with a ‡ symbol are potentially subject to the levy. PACKING AND SHIPPING Woolley & Wallis do not offer a packing and despatch service but the following are carriers in our area. Alban Shipping

01582 493 099 info@albanshipping.co.uk www.albanshipping.co.uk

APS

0800 118 5868 sales@apservices.info 07736 544 362 www.apservices.info

Mailboxes

01264 360 333 info@mbeandover.co.uk www.mbe.co.uk/andover

Pack & Send

0845 465 0564 sales@packsend.co.uk www.packsend.co.uk

Please note that we cannot be held responsible for any damage or loss to items once they are in the hands of a carrier.

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SOCIETY OF FINE ART AUCTIONEERS AND VALUERS and the ROYAL INSTITUTION OF CHARTERED SURVEYORS CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION FOR BUYERS 1. Introduction. The following informative notes are intended to assist Buyers, particularly those inexperienced or new to our salerooms. All sales are conducted on our printed Conditions of Sale which are readily available for inspection and normally accompany catalogues. Our staff will be happy to help you if there is anything you do not fully understand. 2. Agency. As auctioneers we usually contract as agents for the seller whose identity, for reasons of confidentiality, is not normally disclosed. Accordingly if you buy your primary contract is with the seller. 3. Estimates. Estimates are designed to help buyers gauge what sort of sum might be involved for the purchase of a particular lot. The lower estimate may represent the reserve price and certainly will not be below it. Estimates do not include the Buyer’s Premium or VAT (where chargeable). Estimates are prepared some time before the sale and may be altered by announcement before the sale. They are in no sense definitive. 4. The purchase price. The Buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 22% on the first £500,000 and 12% thereafter + VAT at the appropriate rate. 5. VAT. (*) indicates that VAT at the current standard rate is payable by the purchaser on the hammer price as well as being an element in the buyer’s premium. This imposition of VAT is likely to be because the seller is registered for VAT within the European Union and is not operating the Dealers Margin Scheme or because VAT is due at 20% on importation into the UK. The double symbol (**) indicates that the lot has been imported from outside the European Union and the present position is that these lots are liable to a reduced rate of VAT (5%) on the gross lot price (i.e. both the hammer price and the buyer’s premium). Lots which appear without either of the above symbols indicate that no VAT is payable on the hammer price. This is because such lots are sold using the Auctioneers’ Margin Scheme and it should be noted that the VAT included within the Premium is not recoverable as input tax.

12. Collection and storage. Please note what the Conditions of Sale state about collection and storage. It is important that goods are paid for and collected promptly. Any delay may involve the buyer in paying storage charges.

TERMS OF CONSIGNMENT FOR SELLERS 1. Interpretation. In these Terms the words ‘you’, ‘yours’, etc. refer to the Seller and if the consignment of goods to us is made by an agent we assume that the Seller has authorised the consignment and that the consignor has the Seller’s authority to contract. Similarly the words ‘we’, ‘us’, etc. refer to the Auctioneers. 2. Commission is charged to sellers at the following rates: 15% + VAT on each lot sold for up to £999, 10% + VAT on each lot realising £1,000 and above. 3. Removal costs. Items for sale must be consigned to the sale room by any stated deadline and at your expense. We may be able to assist you with this process but any liability incurred to a carrier for haulage charges is solely your responsibility. 4. Loss and damage waiver. We are not regulated by the FSA for the provision of insurance to clients. However, we for our own protection assume liability for property consigned to us at lower pre-sale estimate. To justify accepting liability, we make a charge of 1.5% of the hammer price plus VAT or, if unsold, our mid estimate of the hammer price. If the owner of goods consigned instructs us in writing not to take such action, they then remain at owner’s risk unless and until the property in them passes to the Buyer or they are collected by or on behalf of the owner, and clause 4 is inapplicable. 5. Illustrations. The cost of any illustrations is borne by you. If we consider that the lot should be illustrated your permission will usually be asked first. The copyright in respect of such illustrations shall be the property of us, the auctioneers, as is the text of the catalogue.

6. We are, primarily, agents for the seller. We are dependent on information provided by the seller and whilst we may inspect lots and act reasonably in taking a general view about them we are normally unable to carry out a detailed or any examination of lots in order to ascertain their condition in the way in which it would be wise for a buyer to do. Intending buyers have ample opportunity for inspection of goods and, therefore, accept responsibility for inspecting and investigating lots in which they may be interested. Please note carefully the exclusion of liability for the condition of lots contained in the Conditions of Sale. Neither the seller nor we, as the auctioneers, accept any responsibility for their condition. In particular, mechanical objects of any age are not guaranteed to be in working order. However, in so far as we have examined the goods and make a representation about their condition, we shall be liable for any defect which that examination ought to have revealed to the auctioneer but which would not have been revealed to the buyer had the buyer examined the goods. Additionally, in specified circumstances lots misdescribed because they are ‘deliberate forgeries’ may be returned and repayment made. There is a 3 week time limit. (The expression ‘deliberate forgery’ is defined in our Conditions of Sale).

6. Minimum bids and our discretion. Goods may be offered subject to a reserve agreed between us before the sale in accordance with clause 7.

7. Electrical goods. These are sold as ‘antiques’ only and if bought for use must be checked over for compliance with safety regulations by a qualified electrician first.

8. Electrical items. These are subject to detailed statutory safety controls. Where such items are accepted for sale you accept responsibility for the cost of testing by external contractors. Goods not certified as safe by an electrician (unless antiques) will not be accepted for sale. They must be removed at your expense on your being notified. We reserve the right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense.

8. Export of goods. Buyers intending to export goods should ascertain (a) whether an export licence is required for the goods to leave the U.K. and (b) whether there is any specific prohibition on importing the goods in question into the destination country because, e.g. they may contain prohibited materials such as ivory. Charges may be applicable for export licences. Ask us if you need help. The denial of any permit or licence shall not justify cancellation or rescission of the sale contract or any delay in payment. 9. Bidding. Bidders will be required to register before the sale commences and lots will be invoiced to the name and address on the registration form. Some form of identification will be required if you are unknown to us. Please enquire in advance about our arrangements for telephone bidding. 10. Commission bidding. Commission bids may be left with the auctioneers indicating the maximum amount to be bid excluding buyers’ premium. They will be executed as cheaply as possible having regard to the reserve (if any) and competing bids. If two buyers submit identical commission bids the auctioneers may prefer the first bid received. Please enquire in advance about our arrangements for the leaving of commission bids by telephone or fax. 11. Methods of Payment. As a general rule any cheques tendered will need to be cleared before removal of the goods is permitted. Please discuss with our Office in advance of the sale if other methods of payment are envisaged (except cash).

7. We may sell lots below the reserve provided we account to you for the same sale proceeds as you would have received had the reserve been the hammer price. If you specifically give us ‘discretion’ we may accept a bid of up to 10% below the formal reserve. . Reserves. (a) You are entitled to place prior to the auction a reserve on any lot consigned, being the minimum hammer price at which that lot may be sold. Reserves must be reasonable and we may decline to offer goods which in our opinion would be subject to an unreasonably high reserve (in which case goods carry the storage and insurance charges stipulated in these Terms of Consignment). (b) A reserve once set cannot be changed except with our consent. (c) Where a reserve has been placed only we may bid on your behalf and only up to the reserve (if any) and you may in no circumstances bid personally.

9. Soft furnishings. The sale of soft furnishings is strictly regulated by statute law in the interests of fire safety. Goods found to infringe safety regulations will not be offered and must be removed at your expense. We reserve the right to dispose of unsafe goods as refuse, at your expense. The rights of disposal referred to in clause 8 and 9 are subject to the provisions of The Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977, Schedule 1, a copy of which is available for inspection on request. 10. Descriptions. Please assist us with accurate information as to the provenance etc. of goods where this is relevant. There is strict liability for the accuracy of descriptions under modern consumer legislation and in some circumstances responsibility lies with sellers if inaccuracies occur. We will assume that you have approved the catalogue description of your lots unless informed to the contrary. Where we are obliged to return the price to the buyer when the lot is a deliberate forgery under Condition 15 of the Conditions of Sale and we have accounted to you for the proceeds of sale you agree to reimburse us the sale proceeds. The liability to reimburse the sale proceeds shall not arise where you are acting reasonably and honestly and are unaware of the forgery but we are or ought to have been aware of it.


11. Unsold and withdrawn items. If an item is unsold it may with your consent be re-offered at a future sale. Where in our opinion an item is unsaleable you must collect such items from the saleroom promptly on being so informed. Otherwise, storage charges may be incurred. We reserve the right to charge for storage in these circumstances at a reasonable daily rate. 12. Withdrawn and bought in items. These are liable to incur a charge of up to 10% plus VAT of the reserve or low estimate on being bought in or withdrawn after being catalogued. 13. Conditions of Sale. You agree that all goods will be sold on our Conditions of Sale. In particular you undertake that you have the right to sell the goods either as owner or agent for the owner. You undertake to compensate us and any buyer or third party for all losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of this undertaking. 14. Authority to deduct commission and expenses and retain premium and interest. (a) You authorise us to deduct commission at the stated rate and all expenses incurred for your account from the hammer price and consent to our right to retain beneficially the premium paid by the buyer in accordance with our Conditions of Sale and any interest earned on the sale proceeds until the date of settlement. (b) You authorise us in our discretion to negotiate a sale by private treaty not later than the close of business on the day of the sale in the case of lots unsold at auction, in which case the same charges will be payable as if such lots had been sold at auction and so far as appropriate these terms apply. 15. Warehousing. We disclaim all liability for goods delivered to our saleroom without sufficient sale instructions and reserve the right to make minimum warehousing charge of £2 per lot per day. Unsold lots are subject to the same charges if you do not remove them within a reasonable time of notification. If not removed within three weeks we reserve the right to sell them and defray charges from any net proceeds of sale or at your expense to consign them to the local authority for disposal. 16. Settlement. Subject to our normal trading conditions, payment will be made by BACS or cheque four weeks after the sale unless the buyer has not paid for the goods. In this case no settlement will then be made but we will take your instructions in the light of our Conditions of Sale. You authorise any sums owed by you to us on other transactions to be deducted from the sale proceeds. You must note the liability to reimburse the proceeds of sale to us as under the circumstances provided for in Condition 10 above. You should therefore bear this potential liability in mind before parting with the proceeds of sale until the expiry of 28 days from the date of sale.

CONDITIONS OF SALE Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd carries on business with bidders, buyers and all those present in the auction room prior to or in connection with a sale on the following General Conditions and on such other terms, conditions and notices as may be referred to herein. 1. DEFINITIONS In these Conditions: (a) ‘auctioneer’ means Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd or its authorised auctioneer, as appropriate; (b) ‘deliberate forgery’ means an imitation made with the intention of deceiving as to authorship, origin, date, age, period, culture or source but which is unequivocally described in the catalogue as being the work of a particular creator and which at the date of the sale had a value materially less than it would have had if it had been in accordance with the description; (c) ‘hammer price’ means the level of bidding reached (at or above any reserve) when the auctioneer brings down the hammer; (d) ‘terms of consignment’ means the stipulated terms and rates of commission on which Woolley & Wallis Salisbury Salerooms Ltd accepts instructions from sellers or their agents; (e) ‘total amount due’ means the hammer price in respect of the lot sold together with any premium, Value Added Tax chargeable and any additional charges payable by a defaulting buyer under these Conditions; (f) ‘sale proceeds’ means the net amount due to the seller, being the hammer price of the lot sold less commission at the stated rate, Value Added Tax chargeable and any other amounts due to us by the seller in whatever capacity and however arising. (g) ‘‘You’, ‘Your’, etc. refer to the buyer as identified in Condition 2. (h) The singular includes the plural and vice versa as appropriate.

2. BIDDING PROCEDURES AND THE BUYER (a) Bidders are required to register their particulars before bidding and to satisfy any security arrangements before entering the auction room to view or bid; (b) the maker of the highest bid accepted by the auctioneer conducting the sale shall be the buyer at the hammer price and any dispute about a bid shall be settled at the auctioneer’s absolute discretion by reoffering the Lot during the course of the auction or otherwise. The auctioneer shall act reasonably in exercising this discretion. (c) Bidders shall be deemed to act as principals. (d) Our right to bid on behalf of the seller is expressly reserved up to the amount of any reserve and the right to refuse any bid is also reserved. 3. INCREMENTS Bidding increments shall be at the auctioneer’s sole discretion. 4. THE PURCHASE PRICE The Buyer shall pay the hammer price together with a premium thereon of 22% on the first £500,000 and 12% thereafter + VAT at the appropriate rate. 5. VALUE ADDED TAX Value Added Tax on the hammer price is imposed by law on all items affixed with an asterisk or double asterisk. Value Added Tax is charged at the appropriate rate prevailing by law at the date of sale and is payable by buyers of relevant lots. (Please refer to ‘Information for Buyers’ for a brief explanation of the VAT position). 6. PAYMENT (a) Immediately a lot is sold you will: (i) give to us, if requested, proof of identity, and (ii) pay to us the total amount due in pounds sterling (b) Any payments by you to us may be applied by us towards any sums owing from you to us on any account whatever without regard to any directions of you or your agent, whether express or implied. 7. TITLE AND COLLECTION OF PURCHASES (a) The ownership of any lots purchased shall not pass to you until you have made payment in full to us of the total amount due (b) You shall at your own risk and expense take away any lots that you have purchased and paid for not later than 3 working days following the day of the auction or upon the clearance of any cheque used for payment after which you shall be responsible for any removal, storage and insurance charges. (c) No purchase can be claimed or removed until it has been paid for. 8. REMEDIES FOR NON-PAYMENT OR FAILURE TO COLLECT PURCHASES (a) If any Lot is not paid for in full and taken away in accordance with these Conditions or if there is any other breach of these Conditions, we, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf, shall at our absolute discretion and without prejudice to any other rights we may have, be entitled to exercise one or more of the following rights and remedies: (i) to proceed against you for damages for breach of contract; (ii) to rescind the sale of that lot and/or any other lots sold by us to you; (iii) to resell the lot (by auction or private treaty) in which case you shall be responsible for any resulting deficiency in the total amount due (after crediting any part payment and adding any resale costs). Any surplus so arising shall belong to the seller; (iv) to remove, store and insure the lot at your expense and, in the case of storage, either at our premises or elsewhere; (v) to charge interest at a rate not exceeding 1.5% per month on the total amount due to the extent it remains unpaid for more than 3 working days after the sale; (vi) to retain that or any other lot sold to you until you pay the total amount due; (vii) to reject or ignore bids from you or your agent at future auctions or to impose conditions before any such bids shall be accepted; (viii) to apply any proceeds of sale of other Lots due or in future becoming due to you towards the settlement of the total amount due and to exercise a lien (that is a right to retain possession of any of your property in our possession for any purpose until the debt due is satisfied. (b) We shall, as agent for the seller and on our own behalf pursue these rights and remedies only so far as is reasonable to make appropriate recovery in respect of breach of these conditions 9. THIRD PARTY LIABILITY All members of the public on our premises are there at their own risk and must note the lay-out of the accommodation and security arrangements. Accordingly neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall incur liability for death or personal injury (except as required by law by reason of our negligence) or similarly for the safety of the property of persons visiting prior to or at a sale.


10. COMMISSION BIDS Whilst prospective buyers are strongly advised to attend the auction and are always responsible for any decision to bid for a particular lot and shall be assumed to have carefully inspected and satisfied themselves as to its condition, we will if so instructed clearly and in writing execute bids on their behalf. Neither the auctioneer nor our employees or agents shall be responsible for any failure to do so save where such failure is unreasonable. Where two or more commission bids at the same level are recorded we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to prefer the first bid so made. 11. WARRANTY OF TITLE AND AVAILABILITY The seller warrants to the auctioneer and you that the seller is the true owner of the property consigned or is properly authorised by the true owner to consign it for sale and is able to transfer good and marketable title to the property free from any third party claims. 12. AGENCY The auctioneer normally acts as agent only and disclaims any responsibility for default by sellers or buyers. 13. TERMS OF SALE The seller acknowledges that lots are sold subject to the stipulations of these Conditions in their entirety and on the Terms of Consignment as notified to the consignor at the time of the entry of the lot. 14. DESCRIPTIONS AND CONDITION (a) Whilst we seek to describe lots accurately, it may be impractical for us to carry out exhaustive due diligence on each lot. Prospective buyers are given ample opportunities to view and inspect before any sale and they (and any independent experts on their behalf) must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any description applied to a lot. Prospective buyers also bid on the understanding that, inevitably, representations or statements by us as to authorship, genuineness, origin, date, age, provenance, condition or estimated selling price involve matters of opinion. We undertake that any such opinion shall be honestly and reasonably held and accept liability for opinions given negligently or fraudulently. Subject to the foregoing neither we the auctioneer nor our employees or agents nor the seller accept liability for the correctness of such opinions and all conditions and warranties, whether relating to description, condition or quality of lots, express, implied or statutory, are hereby excluded. This Condition is subject to the next following Condition concerning deliberate forgeries and applies save as provided for in paragraph 6 ‘information to buyers’. (b) Private treaty sales made under these Conditions are deemed to be sales by auction for purposes of consumer legislation. 15. FORGERIES Notwithstanding the preceding Condition, any lot which proves to be a deliberate forgery (as defined) may be returned to us by you within 21 days of the auction provided it is in the same condition as when bought, and is accompanied by particulars identifying it from the relevant catalogue description and a written statement of defects. If we are satisfied from the evidence presented that the lot is a deliberate forgery we shall refund the money paid by you for the lot including any buyer’s premium provided that (1) if the catalogue description reflected the accepted view of scholars and experts as at the date of sale or (2) you personally are not able to transfer a good and marketable title to us, you shall have no rights under this condition. The right of return provided by this Condition is additional to any right or remedy provided by law or by these Conditions of Sale.

PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, ENGRAVINGS AND PRINTS In accordance with long standing practice in Fine Art Sale Rooms certain terms used in descriptions in the Catalogue have the meanings ascribed to them in the glossary below. Glossary Any statement as to authorship, attribution, origin, date, age, provenance and condition is a statement of opinion and is not to be taken as a statement of fact. The Company reserves the right, in forming their opinion, to consult and rely upon any expect or authority considered by them to be reliable. (a) Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by the artist. (When the artist’s forename(s) is not known, a series of asterisks, followed by the surname of the artist, whether preceded by an initial or not, indicates that in our opinion the work is by the artist named. (b) Attributed to Edward Lear: In our opinion probably a work by the artist but less certainly as to authorship is expressed than in the preceding category. (c) Studio of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by an unknown hand in the studio of the artist which may be or may not have been executed under the artist’s direction. (d) Circle of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by an as yet unidentified but distinct hand, closely associated with the named artist but not necessarily his pupil. (e) Style of ...; Follower of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work by a painter working in the artist’s style, contemporary or nearly contemporary, but not necessarily his pupil. (f) Manner of Edward Lear: In our opinion a work in the style of the artist and of a later date. (g) After Edward Lear: In our opinion a copy of a known work of the artist. (h) The term signed and/or dated and/or inscribed means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription are from the hand of the artist. (i) The term bears a signature and/or date and/or inscription means that in our opinion the signature and/or date and/or inscription have been added by another hand. (j) Dimensions are given height before width. (k) Pictures are framed unless otherwise stated.

BOOK AUCTIONS If, on collation, any named item in this catalogue proves defective in text or illustration, the lot may be returned within 14 days of the sale with the defects stated in writing. This proviso shall not apply to defects stated in the catalogue or announced at the time of sale; nor to the absence of blanks, half titles, tissue guards or advertisements, damage in respect of bindings, stains, spotting, marginal tears or other defects not affecting completeness of text or illustration; nor to drawings, autographs, letters or manuscripts, signed photographs, music, atlases, maps or periodicals; nor to books not identified by title; nor to books sold not subject to return.

GENERAL 16. We shall have the right at our discretion, to refuse admission to our premises or attendance at our auctions by any person. 17. (a) Any right to compensation for losses liabilities and expenses incurred in respect of and as a result of any breach of these Conditions and any exclusions provided by them shall be available to the seller and/or the auctioneer as appropriate. (b) Such rights and exclusions shall extend to and be deemed to be for the benefit of employees and agents of the seller and/or the auctioneer who may themselves enforce them. 18. Any notice to any buyer, seller, bidder or viewer may be given by first class mail or Swiftmail in which case it shall be deemed to have been received by the addressee 48 hours after posting. 19. Special terms may be used in catalogue descriptions of particular classes of items in which case the descriptions must be interpreted in accordance with any glossary appearing in the catalogue. 20. Any indulgence extended to bidders buyers or sellers by us notwithstanding the strict terms of these Conditions or of the Terms of Consignment shall affect the position at the relevant time only and in respect of that particular concession only; in all other respects these Conditions shall be construed as having full force and effect.

ARTIST’S RESALE RIGHT / DROIT DE SUITE

21. English law applies to the interpretation of these Conditions.

Lots marked with a ‡ symbol are potentially subject to the levy.

Droit de Suite is a royalty payable to a qualifying artist or the artist’s heirs each time a work is resold during the artist’s lifetime and up to a period of 70 years after the artist’s death. Royalties are calculated on a sliding percentage scale based on the hammer price excluding the buyer’s premium. The royalty does not apply to lots selling below the sterling equivalent of €1,000 and the maximum royalty payable on any single lot is the sterling equivalent of €12,500. Droit de Suite, which is not subject to VAT, will be added to the buyer’s purchase price and then passed on to the relevant collecting agency by the auctioneer. Please enquire for the accepted exchange rate on the day of the sale. Royalties for Droit de Suite are as follows: 4% Up to €50,000 3% €50,000.01 - 200,000 1% €200,000.01 - 350,000 0.5% €350,000.01 - 500,000 0.25% In excess of €500,000 Up to a maximum levy of €12,500


Valuations PROBATE VALUATIONS We offer a speedy and professional service for executors and trustees and provide bound valuations for probate and duplicate copies when required. Since security is often a consideration, we can usually arrange for a house to be cleared and sent for auction, our Valuations Department ensures that executors are informed of which sales are involved and the results thereof.

Valuations are a core part of our business and are usually carried out by a senior specialist or directors. Accuracy, speed and above all confidentiality are paramount. INSURANCE VALUATIONS Written valuations for insurance can vary from a single item to a large estate. Before starting we discuss the various options available so that the valuation is specifically tailored to individual client’s needs.

We also carry out valuations for Family Division, Capital Gains Tax, and Private Treaty Sales.

For valuations of an entire house contents an itemised bound valuation is produced and can be accompanied by photographs when required. In addition to providing an inventory, written valuations can prevent painful arguments with a loss adjuster in the event of a claim.

Contact Christine Johnson 01722 424509 FREE AUCTION VALUATIONS Free verbal valuations of items for sale are available at our Castle Street salerooms. Please telephone the relevant specialist or call our office on 01722 424500.

Woolley & Wallis valuations are accepted by all leading insurance companies.

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Due to the one-way system of Salisbury please follow the red route when driving from Salt Lane to Castle Street.

Due to the one-way system of Salisbury, please follow the red route when driving from Salt Lane to Castle Street.


WOO L LE Y & WA L LI S Absentee Bid Form

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Tribal Art

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Price Excluding buyer’s premium & VAT

Thursday 19th June 2014 Please bid, on my behalf, for the undermentioned lots up to the prices shown which do not include the buyer’s premium or any V.A.T. payable on lots. These bids are to be executed as cheaply as is permitted by other bids, and/or reserves if any, and subject to the Conditions of Sale printed in the Catalogue. Please note we cannot guarantee that bids received after 4pm on the day prior to the auction will be executed. Billing Name (please print)

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Salisbury Salerooms, 51-61 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP1 3SU • Tel: 01722 424500 Fax: 01722 424508

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AUCTION CALENDAR FURNITURE & WORKS OF ART 8th July 7th October Mark Richards +44 (0) 1722 411854 • markrichards@woolleyandwallis.co.uk SILVER 22nd & 23rd July 16th October – A private collection of 15th-17th century medals 21st & 22nd October Rupert Slingsby +44 (0) 1722 424501 • rupertslingsby@woolleyandwallis.co.uk Lucy Chalmers +44 (0) 1722 424594 • lucychalmers@woolleyandwallis.co.uk JEWELLERY 24th July 23rd October Jonathan Edwards +44 (0) 1722 424504 • jonathanedwards@woolleyandwallis.co.uk Marielle Whiting +44 (0) 1722 424595 • mariellewhiting@woolleyandwallis.co.uk CLOCKS, WATCHES & SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS 30th July 29th October Richard Price +44 (0) 7741 242421 • richardprice@woolleyandwallis.co.uk ENGLISH & EUROPEAN CERAMICS & GLASS 9th September – Fine Porcelain & Pottery 25th November – English & European Ceramics & Glass Clare Durham +44 (0) 1722 424507 • claredurham@woolleyandwallis.co.uk 20TH CENTURY DESIGN 10th September – 20th Century Design 3rd December – British Art Pottery Michael Jeffery +44 (0) 1722 424505 • michaeljeffery@woolleyandwallis.co.uk PAINTINGS 24th September – Oils, Watercolours, Prints & Miniatures 10th December – Part 1: Fine Old Masters & 19th Century Part 2: 20th Century & Contemporary Victor Fauvelle +44 (0) 1722 424503 • victorfauvelle@woolleyandwallis.co.uk Jo Butler +44 (0) 1722 424592 • jobutler@woolleyandwallis.co.uk ASIAN ART 12th & 13th November John Axford +44 (0) 1722 424506 • johnaxford@woolleyandwallis.co.uk Sophie Lister +44 (0) 1722 424591 • sophielister@woolleyandwallis.co.uk


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