Rob Temple is based in Gent, Belgium and trades primarily in African tribal art. His collection is carefully curated, angular wood sculptures with a highly modernist feel sit next to pieces with intricately decorative surfaces. 





Baule Goli Glin Mask

Ivory Coast

63cms long approx

Carved in the form of a stylised bushcow with a striking red, black and white painted decoration. Some reglued repair to top of horn (right hand side as you look at it).




18/19th C Ashanti Bronze Gold Weights



Various figures including birds, antelope, lions with prey and beetles cast from nature.

Priced individually or as a group.

Tsonga prestige staff

South Africa / Mozambique

The shaft carved with three twisting snakes spiralling up the shaft of the staff and terminating in two figures in conversation. Carved from a single piece of wood.

140cms long.


Barrdgadubu bark painting

Aboriginal, Australia

Fine large bark painting of a "Wada freshwater fish" signed to the reverse.



19th C Shallow Wooden Bowl



Fine wooden food bowl in the abstract form of a turtle.

60cms long


Bamun Bronze Bird Form Pipe



10cms long

Wonderful charachter in the form of a large billed bird. Ex. Belgian collection.


Ashanti Lion & Gilt Porcupine



17 & 18cms long

Finely patinated painted lion & gilt wood porcupine (many spines missing), probably a linguist staff top. Ex. German collection.

£250 & £200

Edo / Early Meiji Period Drumstick?


Japan, 19th Century

36cms long

Richly patinated wood drumstick with monkey surmount, the monkey with inlaid bone and metal eyes.


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