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Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Tribal Art London, the UK’s premier collectors’event in the field of ethnographic culture and tribal art where more than 20 international dealers will convene at The Mall Galleries, London, from 4-7 September 2019 with a Preview on Tuesday 3 September. Expect to see original tribal works of art drawn from all corners of the globe.

Prices range from the low hundreds to over £20,000 and the event hosts talks on many subjects relating to indigenous cultures. Tribal Art London attracts dealers, art institutions and private buyers from across the world.

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Bryan Reeves - Ceremonial mask. Mbunda culture.Zambia/Angola. Early 20th century. H- 45 cm. Priced at £8500.

Visitors to Tribal Art London might be surprised to see the youngest-ever exhibitor at the fair, Tom Hurst who, at 18, is showing at his first art fair. Tom has been collecting for many years, with a special interest in Zulu items. As a third-generation dealer, son of Edward Hurst, he has plenty of experience to draw on; he is already helping private buyers put collections together. TAL this year also welcomes African tribal jewellery specialist Cordelia Donohoe and Portobello dealer Ivan Donovan.

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Kezhia Orege - A female Dinka corset from Sudan, mid-20th century, 28cm high x 18cm wide, £2,500.  Stunning rare beaded female necklace/bodice from the Dinka tribe, the intricate complex bead work encapsulates the essence of their stylish, romantic tradition as the beads are worn by young females symbolising their eligibility for marriage. The design, style, colour and materials used are all attributes of wealth, status and age. The bodice is made of different coloured glass beads, fibre and cotton textile.



Other exhibitors include founding organiser Bryan Reeves of Tribal Gathering and Adam Prout, Charles Vernon-Hunt, a specialist in tribal art books, Finette Lemaire (Amsterdam), art of New Guinea, Oceania and Indonesia; Joss Graham, dealer in ethnographic textiles, particularly those of India and Africa, and works of art; Marcuson & Hall (Belgium); Kezhia Orege with tribal adornment; Louis Nierijnck (The Netherlands) with tribal art, textiles & adornment from Africa, the Himalayas & South East Asia; Mark Eglington (New York); Kenn MacKay, with a special focus on American Indian art; Jeremy Sabine (South Africa), specialising in South African artefacts; David Malik focusing on the martial culture of Central and Western Africa; Rob Temple (Belgium) with artefacts from Africa, Asia and Oceania; Emmanuel Amelot (Belgium) with ethnographic and African tribal art; Frans Faber (Netherlands) with fine tribal arts from Indonesia, Oceania and Africa; Marcus Raccanello with Polynesian art; Ian Shaw a specialist in African art; Sam Handbury-Madin, another young, third-generation dealer, and Philip Keith with a particular interest in art from Nigeria, South Africa, New Guinea, Polynesia and China.

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Bryan Reeves - Pair of ancestral figures. Konso culture. Ethiopia. H - 30 cm. Early 20 th century. Ex private collection. UK. Priced at £7500.

 

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Ian Shaw - A fine brass neck ring from the Fang people of Gabon Early 20th century . 13cm in diameter. Priced at £1,400.


Admission to the Fair is £5 including re-entry and a fully-illustrated catalogue with specialist articles; all proceeds are donated to EdUKaid (registered charity number 1102613).  The charity works to improve education for some of the most disadvantaged children in rural Tanzania.  An invitation-only Preview is held 3-9pm Tuesday 3 September; the Fair opens 10.30am daily from Wednesday 4 to Saturday 7 September. Visit Tribal Art London for further information.






News & Fairs Previews

Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Tribal Art London, the UK’s premier collectors’event in the field of ethnographic culture and tribal art where more than 20 international dealers will convene at The Mall Galleries, London, from 4-7 September 2019 with a Preview on Tuesday 3 September. Expect to see original tribal works of art drawn from all corners of the globe.

Prices range from the low hundreds to over £20,000 and the event hosts talks on many subjects relating to indigenous cultures. Tribal Art London attracts dealers, art institutions and private buyers from across the world.

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Bryan Reeves - Ceremonial mask. Mbunda culture.Zambia/Angola. Early 20th century. H- 45 cm. Priced at £8500.

Visitors to Tribal Art London might be surprised to see the youngest-ever exhibitor at the fair, Tom Hurst who, at 18, is showing at his first art fair. Tom has been collecting for many years, with a special interest in Zulu items. As a third-generation dealer, son of Edward Hurst, he has plenty of experience to draw on; he is already helping private buyers put collections together. TAL this year also welcomes African tribal jewellery specialist Cordelia Donohoe and Portobello dealer Ivan Donovan.

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Kezhia Orege - A female Dinka corset from Sudan, mid-20th century, 28cm high x 18cm wide, £2,500.  Stunning rare beaded female necklace/bodice from the Dinka tribe, the intricate complex bead work encapsulates the essence of their stylish, romantic tradition as the beads are worn by young females symbolising their eligibility for marriage. The design, style, colour and materials used are all attributes of wealth, status and age. The bodice is made of different coloured glass beads, fibre and cotton textile.



Other exhibitors include founding organiser Bryan Reeves of Tribal Gathering and Adam Prout, Charles Vernon-Hunt, a specialist in tribal art books, Finette Lemaire (Amsterdam), art of New Guinea, Oceania and Indonesia; Joss Graham, dealer in ethnographic textiles, particularly those of India and Africa, and works of art; Marcuson & Hall (Belgium); Kezhia Orege with tribal adornment; Louis Nierijnck (The Netherlands) with tribal art, textiles & adornment from Africa, the Himalayas & South East Asia; Mark Eglington (New York); Kenn MacKay, with a special focus on American Indian art; Jeremy Sabine (South Africa), specialising in South African artefacts; David Malik focusing on the martial culture of Central and Western Africa; Rob Temple (Belgium) with artefacts from Africa, Asia and Oceania; Emmanuel Amelot (Belgium) with ethnographic and African tribal art; Frans Faber (Netherlands) with fine tribal arts from Indonesia, Oceania and Africa; Marcus Raccanello with Polynesian art; Ian Shaw a specialist in African art; Sam Handbury-Madin, another young, third-generation dealer, and Philip Keith with a particular interest in art from Nigeria, South Africa, New Guinea, Polynesia and China.

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Bryan Reeves - Pair of ancestral figures. Konso culture. Ethiopia. H - 30 cm. Early 20 th century. Ex private collection. UK. Priced at £7500.

 

Antiques News & Fairs - Tribal Art London - 4-7 September 2019

Ian Shaw - A fine brass neck ring from the Fang people of Gabon Early 20th century . 13cm in diameter. Priced at £1,400.


Admission to the Fair is £5 including re-entry and a fully-illustrated catalogue with specialist articles; all proceeds are donated to EdUKaid (registered charity number 1102613).  The charity works to improve education for some of the most disadvantaged children in rural Tanzania.  An invitation-only Preview is held 3-9pm Tuesday 3 September; the Fair opens 10.30am daily from Wednesday 4 to Saturday 7 September. Visit Tribal Art London for further information.