African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities

Lyon & Turnbull
Edinburgh

Datum der Auktion: 01.05.2019

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FIJIAN THROWING CLUB, ULA TAVATAVA 19TH CENTURY, FIJI carved wood, with an incised geometrical design on the handle leading to a ribbed and fluted head, rich patina 41cm long

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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PAIR OF SOLOMON ISLAND PADDLES SOLOMON ISLANDS, 19TH CENTURY carved wood, both with paddle shaped blade, raised central rib and handles tapering to a point tallest 119cm

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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TAPA, SIAPO MAMANU SAMOA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY hand painted pigment on bark cloth, decorated with a leaf and palm frond motif 215cm x 240cm

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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MENDI FIGHTING SHIELD WESTERN HIGHLANDS, PAPUA NEW GUINEA wood and pigment, the rectangular shield with a blue painted background, red and white cross motif and central horizontal band 135cm tall

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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SEPIK BARK PAINTING PAPUA NEW GUINEA, MID 20TH CENTURY sago palm spathe and pigment, shaped with a tapering end to fit into the edge of the ceiling of a men's ceremonial house 124cm long

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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KWOMA BARK PAINTING PAPUA NEW GUINEA, MID 20TH CENTURY sago palm spathe and pigment, of rectangular shape, decorated with a series of ancestoral faces painted in black, yellow and white pigment 116cm tall

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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JOHN PATON'S MISSIONARY BOX ANIWA, VANUATU, 19TH CENTURY coconut with a perforation for the insertion of coins, mounted to a wooden stand with an inscription running along the side reading as follows "This cocoanut [sic] (now a Missionary Box) comes from A...a [Aniwa], New Hebrides, S.W. Pacific

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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PAIR OF TUTSI DANCE SHIELDS RWANDA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY carved wood and pigment, both of curved eliptical form with a central raised boss, incised and pigment decoration and integral handles, presented on bespoke mounts (2) tallest 34 cm

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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TUTSI SHIELD BURUNDI/RWANDA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY woven cane fibre with wooden boss and pegs, the reverse with integral handle 61cm tall

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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ETHIOPIAN SHIELD BOSS ETHIOPIA, 19TH CENTURY hammered and incised copper, with a central projection and incised patterning, presented on a bespoke mount 14cm diameter

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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PAIR OF INGESSANA PRESTIGE KNIVES, MUDER LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SUDAN forged iron, both decorated with various incised patterns including representations of animal tracks, lizard skin, scorpions and a horse and rider (2) longest 84cm

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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INGESSANA THROWING CLUB, LUNY EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SUDAN carved wood, a broad head with an elongated horn rising above clearly evoking the shape of an animal, the head tapers into a long curving handle tapering to a point 68.5cm long

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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KARAMAJONG NECKREST KENYA carved wood and iron, the pillow supported by two splayed legs connected by a metal handle, rich red-black patina 15cm tall

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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MAASAI SHIELD KENYA hide with a wooden frame, leather strap binding and a central rib handle, decorated with red and black pigment 109cm tall

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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LUVALE MASK ZAMBIA carved wood, coffee-bean eyes, slender nose and sensitively rendered lips, mounted 12cm high

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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TSONGA NECKREST SOUTH AFRICA carved wood, of minimalist construction, the single column supporting a curved pillow, fine brown patina 14.5cm tall

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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NORTH NGUNI NECKREST SOUTH AFRICA carved wood and pokerwork, with dual neck supports seperated by a central lidded snuff container, resting on three "wheels" decorated with notched triangular motifs, a long base below 44cm long

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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COLLECTION OF ZULU PIPES 19TH CENTURY, SOUTH AFRICA carved wood and applied metal, three with characteristic long stems, decorated variously with applied copper and pewter, the fourth with a distinctive angled shaft (4) longest 23cm

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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TSONGA LINKED SPOON LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY, SOUTH AFRICA carved wood, the spoon attached to a series of chain links with a handle at the top, the wood in alternating tones of deep brown and black 155cm long

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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ZULU MEAT PLATTER, UGQOKO 19TH CENTURY, SOUTH AFRICA carved wood, sitting on four cylindrical legs, the underside with two panels of ribbed decoration 59cm long

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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HERMIT ISLANDS BOWL BISMARK ARCHIPELAGO, 19TH CENTURY carved wood, the deep circular bowl with incised decoration around the rim, the handles with delicate openwork carving in the form of two figures pulling at each side of the bowl 36cm diameter

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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GURAGE CHAIR ETHIOPIA wanza wood, carved from a single trunk, rising from three splayed legs, round seat with open worked backrest, fine patination 86cm tall

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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KUBA TEXTILE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 19TH CENTURY raffia palm fiber, cut pile embroidery, two seperate panel stiched together, decorated with geometric patterns, framed 145x82cm (including frame

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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DOGON HOUSE POST, TOGU NA MALI carved wood, the forked support above a depiction of a female carved in releif with the arms held to the side, raised on a bespoke mount 157cm tall

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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GOND DOOR MADHYA PRADESH, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY carved wood, of rectangular form, decorated with depictions of various animals including numerous lizards in shallow relief 127cm tall

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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DOGON LOCK MALI carved wood, upturned triangular head above a rectangular body with incised decoration, mounted 27cm tall

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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MAMBILA SHIELD, KOR CAMEROON wood and braided palm fibre, decorated with a geometric pattern of intersecting lines dyed in black 70cm tall

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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SONGYE MASK, KIFWEBE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood, shown with a rectangular mouth protruding beneath the triangular nose leading to a tall crest bisecting the dramatically protruding eyes, decorated with striated bands of red, black and white, raised on a bespoke mount 57cm tall

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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KUBA MASK DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood and pigment, with protruding cylindrical eyes surrounded by incisions for vision, a broad nose above a subtly smiling mouth, painted with white geometric and dotted patterns, raised on a bespoke mount 29cm tall

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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TETELA JANUS MASK DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, EARLY 20TH CENTURY carved wood and pigment, an ochre base with white pigment denoting the dual faces, scarification and abstract decoration framing the features, a crest above, bush repair to the base, raised on a bespoke mount 31cm tall

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019