African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities

Lyon & Turnbull
Edinburgh

Datum der Auktion: 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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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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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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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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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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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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KARAMAJONG HEADGEAR UGANDA, 20TH CENTURY painted clay over a wicker framework, adorned with feathers, mounted and framed 77x51.5cm (including frame

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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BAMUN BOWL CAMEROON, 19TH CENTURY carved wood, standing on a circular base, the hollowed bowl with lightly ribbed decoration suspended and held in place by two arching handles 33cm across

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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TAPA CLOTH OCEANIA, 20TH CENTURY tapa cloth, mounted and framed 165x67cm (including frame

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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PAIR OF KHOND SNAKES ORISSA, INDIA, 19TH CENTURY cast bronze, produced using the lost wax method, both resembling cobras with raised hoods, the long necks rising from ring bases, with lattice decoration across the surface (2) 33cm tall

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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INDIAN BOAR MASK, BHUTA INDIA, 19TH CENTURY cast bronze, raised on a bespoke mount 28cm tall

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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BHUTANESE QUIVER & ARROWS BHUTAN, EARLY 20TH CENTURY woven rattan fibre with a hinged cover and with leather bound strap, containing two metal tipped and fletched arrows 80cm long

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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PAIR OF MIAO DRINKING HORNS CHINA, 19TH CENTURY carved horn and pigment, slender curving form, both decorated variously with geometric patterns, flora and fauna, raised on bespoke mounts (2) longest 38cm

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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LOMBOK HANDLE INDONESIA, 19TH - EARLY 20TH CENTURY carved horn, in the form of a nude figure, shown hunched over and with an elaborate bunched coiffure, raised on a bespoke mount 9.5cm tall

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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MBALA HAT DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, LATE 19TH - EARLY 20TH CENTURY raffia, knotted and pile technique 26.5cm long

Los #: 51

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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CAMEROON GRASSLANDS HEADDRESS CAMEROON, 20TH CENTURY woven grass fibre, raised on a bespoke mount 34cm diameter

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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IBO BELL NIGERIA, EARLY 20TH CENTURY cast bronze, with a loop handle and decorated with weave and plait textures, raised on a bespoke mount 17.5cm tall

Los #: 60

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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MAKONDE INITIATION FIGURE MOZAMBIQUE carved wood, shown standing, with one hand raised to the midriff holding a pipe and the other clutching the genitals, the mouth slightly agape 63cm high

Los #: 69

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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FINE CHOKWE MASK, PWO ANGOLA carved wood, of hollowed oval form, the broad mouth held slightly agape, the coffee bean eyes framed by an arching brow, incised scarification on the cheek and forehead, incised around the edge for the attachment of a fibre headdress, red ochre patina, mounted 21.5cm

Los #: 70

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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CHOKWE MASK, PWO ANGOLA carved wood, the softly curving chin below fractionally parted lips, a medial ridge leading to arching brows framing the coffee bean eyes, decorated with both raised and incised scarification, deep red pigmented patina, mounted 20.5cm high

Los #: 71

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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SHONA AXE SOUTHERN AFRICA, 19TH CENTURY wood with an iron blade, alternating strips of hide and copper binding 71cm long

Los #: 76

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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TSONGA AXE SOUTHERN AFRICA, 19TH CENTURY carved wood and iron, handle surmounted by a ribbed head with a double pointed blade 83cm long

Los #: 77

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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ROTSE / BAROTSE PRESTIGE SPOON EARLY 20TH CENTURY, ZAMBIA carved wood, the handle in the form of a standing rhino with squat legs and curled tail, leading down to a panel decorated with geometric patterns and a shallow bowl 40.5cm long

Los #: 82

Schätzpreis: 1.000 £ - 2.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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CHOKWE SCEPTRE ANGOLA, 19TH - EARLY 20TH CENTURY carved wood, the long handle decorated with incised decoration and surmounted by an ancestoral face, bearded and wearing an elaborate coiffure 47cm long

Los #: 83

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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CHOKWE CLUB ANGOLA carved wood and brass studs, the flaring head with multiple metal inserts, the shaft split by a series of metal tack bands, incised decoration of vertical lines 85cm long

Los #: 86

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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KUBA-BUSHOONG HELMET MASK, BWOOM DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO wood, copper, beads, fabric, seedpods and cowrie shells, with a bulging forehead, prominent nose and sunken cheeks, a continuous line of white and blue beads runs across the face covering the eyes, the jawline framed with a row of cowrie

Los #: 88

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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LEGA MASK, IDIMU DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood and plant fibre, with slit eyes, long nose and an open mouth, the upper half coloured with kaolin, a beard of plant fibres hanging below 27.5cm tall

Los #: 89

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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VILI ZOOMORPHIC FIGURE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO carved wood and inset nails, carved in the form of a two-headed animal, one at each end, the whole body covered with inset iron nails, shown with mouths agape, jagged teeth and protruding tongues 68.5cm long

Los #: 90

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.000 £

Datum: 01.05.2019

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PAIR OF KUBA BASKETS DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, 20TH CENTURY woven vegetal fibres, the lids with a central section of square form, the corners of which are raised (2) diameter 29cm

Los #: 92

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 01.05.2019