SAM HANDBURY-MADIN

Sam has been dealing in Tribal Art since leaving university. A third generation of antiques dealer, he has always been surrounded by items with a story to tell. He has been dealing privately, for a number of years, meeting many like-minded dealers, collectors and enthusiasts. Attracted to the aesthetic quality and the tactile nature of Tribal Art he is driven by the journey of discovery. 

CONTACT

 

Email: handburytribalart@gmail.com

Website: www.handburytribalart.com

Instagram: @tribal_art_uk

Exhibits

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Cow Bone Hair Comb/Snuff Spoon 

From: Zulu, South Africa 

Date: Early 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with some wear to the ends of the tines 

Dimensions:  15.5 cm long x 3.8 cm wide

Provenance:  Ex Stanley Watkins Collection 

Price: SOLD

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Carved Reindeer Antler Spoon  

From: Saami, Lapland   

Date: Early 20th Century

Condition: In very good condition with some wear to the edges of the spoon bowl 

Dimensions:  14.5 cm long x 3.7 cm wide

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £250 

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Frigate Bird Clam Shell Wealth Ornament 

From: Solomon Islands 

Date: Late 19th/Early 20th Century

Condition: In good condition but has been broken in the past and repaired 

Dimensions:  7.5 cm high x 6.7 cm diameter 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £500 

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Double Pig Tooth Ornament 

From: Kuku Kuku, Papua New Guinea 

Date: Mid 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with associated wear and tear. One of the fibre bands holding the tooth in place is loose. Some wear to the pig teeth with some chips and cracks

Dimensions:  24 cm high x 18 cm wide 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £350

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Carved Reindeer Antler Knife 

From: Saami, Lapland 

Date: 19th Century

Condition: In good condition with some wear to the blade & sheath 

Dimensions:  24.5 cm long x 3 cm wide 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £350

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Standing Baboon Carving  

From: Zulu, South Africa 

Date: Early/Mid 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with associated wear and tear. Some chips to the ears and snout and crack to the back of the neck 

Dimensions:  23.5 cm high x 11.5 cm wide 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £400

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Snake Skin Songye Axe   

From: Songye, Congo  

Date: 19th Century 

Condition: In good condition with rust to the head. Some studs have been lost and losses to the snake skin on the handle.  

Dimensions: Height 43.5 cm Width 20.5 cm 

Provenance: Private UK Collection 

Price: £500

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Painted Equestrian Figure 

From: Yoruba, Nigeria  

Date: Mid 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with cracks to the side of the head and base  

Dimensions:  45 cm high x 13.5 cm wide

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £750 

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Carved Leopard Stool 

From: Tswana, South Africa  

Date: Early/Mid 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with wear to the top, some cracks to the leopard and some chips to the base 

Dimensions:  29.5 cm high x 19 cm diameter 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £500 

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Carved Crocodile Box & Cover 

 

From: Lozi, Zambia 

Date: Early/Mid 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with loss to the end of the tail and some wear to the base 

Dimensions:  15 cm high x 24.5 cm wide

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £650

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Colonial Askari on Horseback 

From: Kamba, Kenya 

Date: Early/Mid 20th Century 

Condition: In good condition with some wear to the ears of the horse and a couple of cracks in the neck

Dimensions:  19.5 cm high x 14.5 cm wide 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £350

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Decorated Brass Crocodile Container 

From: Edo, Nigeria 

Date: Early/Mid 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with associated wear and tear. A hole has been filled in the belly with solder 

Dimensions:  7.5 cm high x 23 cm wide 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £350

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Textile Leopard Hat 

From: Bamileke, Cameroon 

Date: Mid 20th Century

Condition: In good condition with some wear to the top of the hat. Some stains visible and pulled threads along the lower edge 

Dimensions:  25 cm high x 24 cm wide 

Provenance:  Ex Private UK Collection 

Price: £300

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Papua New Guinea Cassowary Bone Dagger 

From: Sepik, Papua New Guinea 

Date: Early/Mid 20th century 

Condition: In good condition with some wear to the handle and the tip has been broken. Note - the engravings on the surface, which may be unfinished.  

Dimensions: Height 34.5 cm Width  4.5 cm 

Provenance: Private UK Collection 

Price: £300

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