Totally Original Merchandise
A small group of Yoruba objects collected by Reverent Edward Thomas Pakenham, Church Missionary Society Superintendent. Stationed in Owo, Oshogbo and Lagos 1909-1921.
An Ere Ibeji Figure. Abeokuta style, Egba region, Yoruba, late 19th C.
A Yoruba cowrie shell ibori or Ile Ori and another miniature example.
A Yoruba Eshu amulet.
A Kuba chiefs ointment or takula pot.
A Yaka slit drum. D.R. Congo.
A superb Dogon figure, carved using the natural form of the branch. Mali.
A Kuba fly whisk handle. D.R. Congo.
A mystery object. Possibly a back scratcher. Early 20th C.
An Abelam Cassowary bone dagger from the Maprik mountains
A Burmese pellet bow with canoe form handle.
An Ifugao ladle and spoon. Phillipines. Ex Seward Kennedy collection.
A Timor horn spoon with figurative handle. Indonesia.
A Baule spoon with barley twist and hooked handle. Ex Seward Kennedy Collection.
A Kimberley point boomerang.
An Western Australian woomera.
A Western Australian woomera.
A Wardaman tribe churinga/sacred board. North Australia.
A Latmul turtle shell and wickerwork armband. Central Sepik, Papua New Guinea.
A Luba comb. D.R. Congo. Early 20th C.
A Yoruba bronze bell with face to front
A Cameroon brass figure. Possibly Bamileke or Bamum.
A Nepalese temple lock. 18th or 19th C. Ex Captain Robert E Donnelley collection
A curious folk art figure walking stick.
A Zulu staff with warrior finial and boot to tip.
A Massim pestle. Trobraind islands. Late 19th-early 20th C.
A Zulu Knobkerrie with old break. 19th C.
A Moro Panabas. Phillipines. Early 20th C.
Four Admiralty islands carved dog teeth with beaded cord. Possibly an ear drop.
Latmul Spear with ancestor figure. Early-mid 20th C
Two Mangbetu oliphants. Congo. Early 20th C.
A Moro harpoon with bamboo shaft. Mindanao, Phillipines.
A Nupe clay pot with geometric design. Nigeria.
A Sotho pipe bowl. South Africa.
Two iron Yoruba Osanyin staffs.
An Indian Model of a Juggernauth in a case. ex Seward Kennedy collection.
A Senufo heddle pulley in the form of a bird. Early-mid 20th C.
A Chokwe seated figure with bowl. Early-mid 20th C.
A silver hinge adapted into a broach. 19th C.
A Baule heddle pulley. Loosely figurative. Early-mid 20th C.
A Timor beaded lime container. Early 20th C.