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African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History

Lyon & Turnbull Live Webcast Auction 05 May 2020 11:00 BST
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Edinburgh

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TRIO OF SHI VESSELS UGANDA carved wood, two of typical form with single long handle, the third in the style of a western teapot on a stand, all wi...

PAIR OF WATER CARRIERS SUDAN ostrich shell, leather and basketry, both with basketry base and spout, leather strapping and carrying strap (2) (Dim...

THREE TUTSI BASKETS RWANDA woven grass, miniature baskets with lids evoking an architectural form, all with varying black geometric designs across...

KARAMAJONG NECKREST KENYA carved wood and leather, standing on two splayed feet, with curved pillow, original strap (Dimensions: 20cm tall) Proven...

TUTSI MILK PAIL RWANDA carved wood, of cylindrical form, with a narrowed neck and subtly flaring rim (Dimensions: 47cm tall)

SHILLUK SPEAR AND SHIELD SOUTH SUDAN wood, iron and turtle shell, flapshell turtle shield with fixed spear handle (Dimensions: 171cm tall) Provena...

WARRIORS CAPE AND CROWN ETHIOPIA velvet, lion pelt, white metal and brass, the velvet stiffened with canvas and embroidered with floral motifs, li...

YEI BACK APRON BOTSWANA hide and ostrich shell beads, the apron with separate panels of stitched hide, a central panel of tasseled leather bordere...

MAASAI SHIELD KENYA hide with a wooden frame, leather strap binding and a central rib handle, decorated with white, red and black pigment (Dimensi...

ZULU KNOBKERRY SOUTH AFRICA carved wood, with faceted head and two sections of wire binding along the shaft (Dimensions: 70cm long) Provenance: Pr...

TURKANA PECTORAL KENYA hide and beadwork, of rectangular form with pointed tips, the face split in three sections, with white beadwork surrounding...

TSONGA NECKREST SOUTH AFRICA standing on two linked feet, the support of elaborate geometric design, the pillow with rich patination, etched chevr...

PAIR OF ZULU SNUFF CONTAINERS SOUTH AFRICA gourd and wirework, both with fine copper wire decoration (2) (Dimensions: tallest 7.5cm) Provenance: D...

PAIR OF ANTELOPE STAFFS ZAMBIA, POSSIBLY TSONGA carved wood, the long shafts leading to stylised antelope terminals with blackened horns, muzzles...

KUBA MASK DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, fibre and shell, with applied metal to the lips, eyelids, cheeks and forehead displaying a che...

TRIO OF YAKA RATTLES ANGOLA basketry, with arching handles, the seeds within to create the rattle (3) (Dimensions: tallest 23cm)

SHONA KNIFE ZIMBABWE ivory, wood and metal, the sheath composed on two plates, one in wood the other in ivory, decorated with a checkerboard patte...

BEMBA CEREMONIAL AXE ZAMBIA carved wood and wirework, the shaft with wirework to the base and below the blade, the head carved with an anthropomor...

CHOPI NECKREST MOZAMBIQUE carved wood, standing on a flat oblong base, with detachable interlocking stirrup support, curved pillow above with dual...

GREAT LAKES BOX DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, sitting on a flat base with separate looped lid, decorated with a central incised cross...

TRIO OF MBOLE MATS, IOSA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO dyed basketry, each with individual geometric designs (3) (Dimensions: largest 54 x 34cm)

CHOKWE CHAIR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, the backrest with a single figure, the panels flanking either side with angled squares and...

SONGYE FIGURE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, horn and metal, standing with the hands held into the midriff towards the charge, the fac...

ITURI MASK DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood and pigment, with crescent eyes and small upturned mouth, painted spot decoration, raised on ...

YOMBE MATERNITY FIGURE, PHEMBA DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood and glass, shown seated, with legs crossed and cradling an infant in her a...

KUBA NECKREST DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, standing on a rectangular base, dual pillar supports angled inwards, the pillow decorated ...

KUBA DRUM DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, metal and hide, ornamented with two seperate bands of incised geometric designs and a hand rea...

KUBA STOOL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, standing on a circular base with etched geometric decoration, a central column support flanke...

Y LUBA FEMALE PENDANT DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved ivory, with characteristic banded coiffure and oversized eyes, the hands held up to the...

LUBA DIVINERS HEADDRESS DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO bead, feather and fibre, presented on a bespoke mount (Dimensions: 24cm diameter)

LUENA STAFF ANGOLA carved wood, with a flaring form, the upper section with two parralel ribs beneath a deeply carved band of geometric decoration...

MBOLE CURRENCY DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO cast copper, in the form of an anklet (Dimensions: 20cm diameter)

KUBA SLIT DRUM DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, of typical flaring form, with a narrow aperture at the top and with decorative metal tac...

BAMILEKE FLY WHISK CAMEROON beads and horse hair, with a figural handle executed in blue, black, white and red glass beads embroidered over a woo...

PAIR OF IBEJI NIGERIA carved wood, metal and beads, two female ibeji, both shown standing with the arms held to the sides, metal armlets, one wit...

PAIR OF IBEJI NIGERIA carved wood and beads, the female figures standing on integral bases, with the arms held to the sides and tall incised coiff...

PAIR OF IBEJI NIGERIA carved wood, one male and one female figure, both shown standing with the arms held to the sides, elaborate coiffure, scarif...

YORUBA BOX NIGERIA carved wood, the circular box with separate lid, carved with a frontal human head and a turtle above (Dimensions: 40.5cm diamet...

YORUBA COUPLE NIGERIA cast bronze, the female figure shown seated, holding a nursing baby and with an urn placed at her feet, the male figure also...

WOOD CARRIER WEST AFRICA woven basketry, a pleasing interlocking form with a flat central section designed to be worn on the head (Dimensions: 63c...

YORUBA MANS ROBE, AGBADA NIGERIA silk and hand spun cotton, with a stitched pattern across the left side of the chest (Dimensions: 231 x 119cm) Pr...

IGBO FIGURE NIGERIA carved wood, shown standing, with elaborate coiffure, open mouth and scarification to the chest (Dimensions: 47.5cm tall) Prov...

PAIR OF LOBI FIGURES BURKINA FASO carved wood, one male and one female figure, each of slender, composed form, the male figure with a single righ...

COLLECTION OF HEDDLE PULLEYS CÔTE D'IVOIRE carved wood, consisting of; one Jimini pulley with curved horns and geometric features; a Senufo pulle...

SENUFO MASK, KPELIE COTE D'IVOIRE carved wood, the oval face with pursed mouth, the eyes pierced with slits, two pairs of flanges on each side of...

BAMANA MASK MALI carved wood, with six horn crest and applied aluminium (Dimensions: 59cm tall) Provenance: Private collection, United Kingdom

ANYI MEMORIAL HEAD CÔTE D'IVOIRE fired clay, covered in a coating of black plant extract, with incised eyes, long slender nose, raised scarificati...

KISSI FIGURE GUINEA carved stone, possibly depicting a warrior, the figure is shown holding a shield by the left arm, with the right held into the...

ANYI FIGURE CÔTE D'IVOIRE carved wood and beads, shown standing, with the arms held into the sides, raised coiffure and scarification to the body ...

MOSSI LION BURKINA FASO cast bronze, shown standing, with open maw, upturned ears and coffee-bean eyes, with fine detailing to the mane, long tors...

KAIN LAWON SHAWL PALEMBANG, SUMATRA silk, resistance dye, mounted (Dimensions: 203cm x 87.5cm) Provenance: Private collection, United Kingdom

KAIN LAWON SHAWL PALEMBANG, SUMATRA silk, resistance dye, mounted (Dimensions: 194cm x 89.75cm) Provenance: Private collection, United Kingdom

THREE NAGA TORQUES MYANMAR, EARLY 20TH CENTURY OR EARLIER brass, each with eleven protuberances, with two in the form of human heads immediately t...

SANTHAL DOOR EASTERN INDIA carved wood and iron, with three seperate carved scenes; one of three figures, the second two tigers in conflict, the t...

COLLECTION OF NAGA ITEMS MYANMAR, EARLY 20TH CENTURY wood, iron, dyed animal hair and fibre, the collection consisting of; three spears with leaf ...

MASSIM LIME SPATULA PAPUA NEW GUINEA carved wood, the handle carved as a stylised figure with scrolled detail, above the rounded spatula (Dimensio...

SHELL BODY ORNAMENTS EASTERN HIGHLANDS, PAPUA NEW GUINEA puka shell and fibre, both of eliptical form, with puka shells woven onto a fibre base, t...

VOKEO ISLAND PADDLE PAPUA NEW GUINEA carved wood, ribbed handle, long shaft and leaf shaped blade covered in incised decoration (Dimensions: 132cm...

PAIR OF ADMIRALTY ISLANDS BRACELETS MANUS PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA bark, fibre and beads, the bracelets formed of bark looped and stitched with ...

ADMIRALTY ISLANDS ADZE MANUS PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA obsidian, carved wood and pigment, the obsidian blade secured into the stave with nut resi...

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