Our catalogue > Indonesia & the Malay World

Here you will find antique objects from the Islamic and Malay worlds of Southeast Asia - the arts of Indonesia, Malaysia, the southern Philippines & southern Thailand. But also, Bali and Borneo.

Textiles from Southeast Asia, including Indonesia, can be found in our Textiles section.

Most items have been sourced from within the UK, often from old colonial-era collections.

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9483

Outstanding Early Javanese Gold ‘Surya’ Pendant & Chain

East Java, Indonesia
Majapahit Period, 14th century

circumference: 59cm, width of pendant: 6.2cm, width of chain: 4.5cm, weight: 137g

Provenance

private collection, UK; and previously a private German collection

9449

Malay Tortoiseshell Koran Box with Pierced Silver Mounts & Tekat Interior

Malay People, Sumatra, Indonesia
18th-19th century

height: 8.7cm, width: 18cm, depth: 12.5cm, weight: 597g

Provenance

UK art market

8659

Early Javanese Silver & Gold Ring

Central Java, Indonesia
circa 14th century

US ring size: 5.25; UK ring size: K, weight: 9.6g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

9458

Javanese Cast Silver Image of Shiva with Bronze Yoni Base

Central Java, Indonesia
Classical Period, 9th century

height of Shiva: 8.3cm, ensemble height (with stand): 11.6cm, weight of Shiva: 146g

Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

9450

Rare, Southeast Asian Chinese Enamelled Filigree Silver Box

Sumatra, probably the Palembang region, Indonesia
18th century

height: 10.5cm, diameter: 7.5cm, weight: 251g

Provenance

UK art market

9500

Pair of Central Javanese, Courtly Wedding Loro Blonyo Figures

Central Java, Indonesia
19th century

height: 24.4 and 25.7 cm, combined weight: 819g

Provenance

UK art market

9469

Early Javanese Seated Bronze Tantric Buddhist Bodhisattva Figure, possibly Wajrasphota

Central or East Java, Indonesia
10th-11th century

height: 9.8cm, width: 6cm, depth: 4.7cm, weight (without stand): 253g; height with stand: 12.1cm

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, London, UK. By repute, formerly in a royal collection, Central Java.

9456

Srivijaya Period Bronze Standing Maitreya

Srivijaya Kingdom, Probably South Sumatra, Indonesia
7th-8th century

height: 21cm, width: 5.8cm, depth: 5.2cm, weight: 789g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

9363

Javanese Islamic Wooden Circumcision Chair

Java, Indonesia
18th-19th century

height: 61.5cm, width: 65cm, depth: 43cm

9457

Javanese Bronze Seated Bodhisattva Manjusri

Central Java, Indonesia
Classical Java Period, 9th-10th century

height: 15.1cm, width: 8cm, depth: 5.6cm, weight: 715g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

9322

Batak Copper-Inlaid Cast Brass Singa Ornament

Batak people, Lake Toba region, North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century or earlier

width: 10cm, length: 7.9cm, weight: 90g

Provenance

UK art market

8652

Early Javanese Gold Lotus-Form Cord Weight or Gold Ear Ornament

Central Java, Indonesia
8th-9th century

length: 2.5cm, width: 2cm, depth: 2cm, weight: 11g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

9158

Brunei Brass Grain Measure (Gantang)

Brunei
dated 1875-76

diameter: approximately 18.7cm, height: 16.5cm, weight: 2,225g

Provenance

private collection, Channel Islands

9081

Rare Southeast Asian (Batavian) or Chinese Parcel-Gilt Wine Ewer

Southeast Asia, possibly Batavia, or China
circa 1680-1750

height: 17cm, length (from handle to spout): 15cm, weight: 415g

Provenance

UK art market; Sotheby's New York

8949

Sumatran Large, Cast Brass Betel Pedestal Bowl (Tcharanos)

Minangkabau People, Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

height: 23.1cm, width: 29.4cm, weight: 2,775g

Provenance

private collection, UK

9119

Pair of Dayak Solid Brass Pendant Ear Pendants

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia & Indonesia
early 20th century

length: 6.6cm, width: 3cm, combined weight: 266g

Provenance

private Dutch collection

8899

Unusual Malaysian Straits Silver Presentation Scroll Holder

Malacca, Straits Settlements, Malaya (now Malaysia)
early 20th century

length: 39cm, diameter: 7.2cm, combined weight: 469g

Provenance

UK art market

8758

Palembang Lotus-Form Lacquered Box (Ponjen)

Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

height: approximately 40cm, width: 37.5cm, weight: 5,092g

Provenance

UK art market

9104

Lampung Woman’s Ceremonial Skirt (Tapis Kaca)

Lampung People, South Sumatra, Indonesia
early 20th century

length: 118cm, width: 63.5cm (which makes it 127cm in total for both side), weight: 636g

Provenance

UK art market

8988

Balinese Finely-Carved Coconut & Stand

Bali, Indonesia
circa 1920-30

width of coconut: approximately 13.5cm, height of coconut: approximately 13cm. weight of coconut: 95g

Provenance

Dutch art market

9286

Superb Indonesian Bugis Gold Bracelet

Bugis People, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
circa 1920

external diameter: 7.7cm, internal diameter: 6.5cm, weight: 112g

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, US

8798

Balinese Wooden Pillar Base (Sendi Tugeh) Carved with Monster Masks

Bali, Indonesia
19th-early 20th century

height: 28cm, width: 33.2cm, depth: 15.5cm, weight: 3,830g

Provenance

UK art market

8907

Balinese Carved Wooden Pillar Base (Sendi Tugeh) Carved with Eye Ball Motifs

Bali, Indonesia
19th-early 20th century

height: 51.5cm, width: 27cm

Provenance

UK art market

8904

Balinese Carved Wooden Pillar Base (Sendi Tugeh)

Bali, Indonesia
early 20th century

height: 51.5cm, width: 28cm

Provenance

UK art market

8806

Srivijaya Bronze Seated Avalokiteshvara

Srivijaya kingdom - Sumatra, Indonesia & Malay Peninsula, incl. southern Thailand
7th-8th century

height: 18.8cm, width: 8.9cm, depth: 7.6cm, weight: 1,203g

Provenance

private collection, UK

7300

Balinese Lacquer Wooden Container

Bali, Indonesia
19th century

height: 29.4cm, width: 17.1cm, weight: 611g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

7328

Sumatran Minangkabau-Acehnese Wooden Shield with Pierced Brass Mounts (Peurise)

West Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

diameter: approximately 31cm, weight: 1,022g

Provenance

Dutch antique market

8864

Cirebon Short Sword with Carved Antler Hilt

North Coast, Java, probably Cirebon, Indonesia
18th-19th century

length (with scabbard): 38.2cm, length of blade: 26.7cm, width: 4.6cm, weight: 405g

Provenance

UK art market

8886

Carved Wooden Portrait of a Young Balinese Man

Bali, Indonesia
circa 1930

height: approximately 25cm, width: 23cm, depth: approximately 16cm, weight: 2,547g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8685

Balinese Pierced Silver Offering Dish

Bali, Indonesia
circa 1910

length: 32cm, width: 23.2cm, height: 6.8cm, weight: 540g

Provenance

UK art market

8694

Balinese Double-Ikat Geringsing Cawat Ding Ding Si Gading Cloth

Tenganan Pegeringsingan, North-East Bali, Indonesia
19th century

folded length: 105cm (full length: 210cm), width: 42.5cm

Provenance

private collection, UK; believed to have been collected in Bali in the 1920s

8692

Rare Balinese Double-Ikat Geringsing Wayang Kebo Cloth

Tenganan Pegeringsingan, North-East Bali, Indonesia
19th century

length: 210cm, width: 51.7cm

Provenance

private collection, UK; believed to have been collected in Bali in the 1920s

7294

Majapahit Terracotta Court Dancer Figure

Majapahit kingdom, East Java
14th-15th century

height: 12.2cm, width: 6.8cm, depth: 7.6cm, weight: 309g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

8608

Dutch Colonial Ebony & Silver Betel Box

Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia)
first half of the 18th century

width: 14.8cm, height: 7cm, depth: 10.5cm, weight: 528g

Provenance

UK art market

5766

Dayak Carved Wooden Demon Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (with stand): 12.5cm, width: 5cm, weight (without stand): 61g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

5767

Dayak Carved Wooden Tiger Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (with stand): 14.3cm, width: 5cm, weight (without stand): 100g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

5770

Dayak Carved Wooden Humanoid Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (with stand): 9.8cm, width: 5cm, weight (without stand): 32g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

8654

East Java Gold Conch Ear Ornament inset with Red Stones

East Java, Indonesia
Late Classic or Majapahit Period, 14th-15th century

length: 2.2cm, width: 1.7cm, weight: 4.72g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

8597

Borneo Brass Kettle

Borneo - Brunei or Malaysia
19th century

height: 21.5cm, length: 28.3cm, width: 13.7cm, weight: 2,120g

Provenance

UK art market

8561

Unusual Sumatran Sword with Carved Wooden Ancestor Hilt

North Sumatra, Indonesia, probably Batak or Nias
18th century & possibly earlier

overall length: 66.5cm, length of wooden hilt: 11cm

Provenance

overall length: 66cm, weight: 457g

8640

Srivijaya Bronze Standing Maitreya

Srivijaya Kingdom, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 7th-8th century

height (including stand): 32.5cm, width: 8.7cm, weight (including stand): 2,682g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

8624

Nias Headhunter’s Torque Necklace (Kalabubu)

South Nias, Indonesia
early 20th century

inner diameter: widest at 23.2cm, widest disk: 4.8cm, weight: 572g

Provenance

UK art market

8637

East Java Gold Ear Pendant

East Java, Indonesia
13th century

width: 2cm, weight: 4g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

8632

Rare, Central Javanese Bronze Hanuman Kris or Mirror Handle Fitting

Central Java, Indonesia
circa 9th century

width: 8.7cm, length: 4.3cm, depth: 1.7cm, weight: 143g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 70s.

8636

Central Javanese Gold Finger Ring

Central Java, Indonesia
circa 9th century

weight: 3.62g, Size: K (UK); 5.25 (US)

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

8564

Early Srivijaya Bronze Standing Buddha with Gupta Influence

Srivijaya kingdom, Sumatra, Indonesia
early Srivijaya period, 7th-8th century

height (including stand): 25cm, width: 8cm, depth: 7cm, weight (including stand): 971g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4245

Dutch Colonial Chased, Oblong Silver Box

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

length: 14.3cm, width: 7.8cm, height: 3.8cm, weight: 228g

Provenance

UK art market

3987

Silver Double Axe Pendant (Taka)

Central Flores, Eastern Indonesia
18th-19th century

height: 6.2cm, width: 7.3cm, weight: 15.4g

Provenance

Dutch antique market; private Dutch collection; acquired previously in the Netherlands

8486

Javanese Bronze Image of Seated Bodhisattva Padmapani

Central Java, Indonesia
9th-10th century

height: 16.7cm, width: 10.4cm, depth: 8.9cm, weight: 1,996g

Provenance

formerly in the collections of Professor Samuel Eilenberg (1980s), Jerry Mitchell & John Bartlett, UK.

7088

Batak Gold & Silver Man’s Pendant Ear Ornament (Duri-Duri)

Batak people, Lake Toba region, north Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 3.8cm, width: 3.1cm, weight: 18g

Provenance

private collection, The Netherlands

7299

Maluku Gold-Alloy Pectoral or Forehead Ornament

South Maluku, (Moluccas), Eastern Indonesia
19th century

width of mask: 10.8cm, length of seedpod-like elements: approximately 5.2cm, weight: 28g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE; lot 222, 'Gold: Important ancient and ethnic jewellery and works of art in precious metal', Hapsburg, Feldman, Geneva, Switzerland, May 14, 1990.

5364

Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

Java or Sumatra, Indonesia, but most probably imported from northern India
Classical Period, 8th century

height (without stand): 21.9cm, width: 17.1cm, depth: 11.8cm, weight: 2,576g

Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

7063

Lombok House-Shaped Storage Box

Sasak People, Lombok, Nusa Tenggara, Eastern Indonesia.
early 20th century

height: 67cm, width: 53.5cm, depth: 43.5cm, weight: 3,165g

Provenance

UK art market

7207

Fine, Dayak Brass Helmet Ornament

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia/Indonesia
19th century

width: 10.6cm, height: approximately 17.5cm, weight: 93g

Provenance

UK art market

6773

Exceptional, Early Tanimbar Ancestor Figure

Tanimbar, Southeast Moluccas, Eastern Indonesia
18th century

height: 16.4cm, width: 5.4cm, depth: 4.5cm

Provenance

Private Collection, Northern England; acquired by the previous owners from an antiques fair, York, England, circa 1980

6762

Pair of Aristocratic Balinese Doors Carved in High Relief with Gilding

Bali, Indonesia
late 19th century

length: 184.4cm, width (of the pair): 71cm

Provenance

UK art market

7058

Batak Funerary Wooden Puppet (Si Gale-gale) Head

Batak People, Lake Toba Region, North Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1930s

height (including stand): 27.5cm, width (of head): 11cm, weight: 748g

Provenance

UK art market

6765

Fine Dutch Colonial Batavian Silver Filigree Box & Cover

Dutch East Indies, Batavia or West Coast of Sumatra
circa 1700

width: 9.8cm, height: approximately 5.9cm, weight: 276g

Provenance

UK art market

6528

Exceptional Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Betel Box with Fine Silver Mounts

Dutch Colonial East Indies, either Malay, Sumatra or Batavia (Indonesia today)
18th-19th century

height: 8.1cm, length: 19cm, depth: 13.3cm

Provenance

UK art market

6728

Historically Important Colonial Silver Standing Cup Relating to the British Conquest of Java, 1811, Inscribed & Dated

colonial silversmith either in India, probably Calcutta, or Batavia, East Indies.
circa 1810

height: approximately 55cm, width: 38.5cm, depth: 26cm, weight: 5,550g

Sold

Provenance

Collection of Julian Sands (UK); previously sold at Sotheby's London, 1991.

6578

Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box & Key

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

width: 14.7cm, depth: 9.9cm, height: 6cm, weight: 586g

Provenance

UK art market

6240

Fine, Malay Sword (Klewang) with Horn Hilt & Silver Mounts

Malay Peninsula or Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 72.5cm, weight: 854g

Provenance

private collection, England.

6366

Carved Philippines Barong Sword with Silver Mounts & Inlaid with Mother-of-Pearl

Sulu Islands, Southern Philippines
early 20th century

length: 64cm, weight: 957g

Provenance

private collection, UK

6734

Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Snuff Box with Silver Filigree & Enamel

Dutch Colonial - Batavia, Dutch East Indies, or China
18th century

width: 7.4cm, depth: 5cm, height: 3.1cm, weight: 56g

Provenance

UK art market

6324

Fine, Sumatran Minangkabau-Acehnese Cast Brass Shield or Buckler (Peurise)

Minangkabau People for the Aceh Market, Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

diameter: 26.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

6137

Sumatran Minangkabau Cast Brass Money Box

Minangkabau people, Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 21.4cm, height: 15.5cm, depth: 13cm, weight: 2089g

Provenance

UK art market

5768

Dayak Wooden Hornbill Bird Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height without stand: 8.3cm, height with stand: 9.3cm

Provenance

Private collection, UK

6251

Exceptional, Rare & Large Dutch East Indies Pandan-Shaped Silver Filigree Toiletry Set, Box, Cover & Tray

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

diameter of tray: 28cm, diameter of box: 19.5cm, height of assembled set: 15.8cm, weight: 2,254g (2.254kg)

Provenance

private collection, London; acquired in London prior to that.

6321

Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Double-Spouted Drinking Water Vessel (Kendi)

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 27.3cm, diameter: 22cm, weight: 1,310g

Provenance

private collection, southern England.

6320

Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Spouted Drinking Water Vessel (Kibuk)

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 21.5cm, length: 19cm, weight: 1,031g

Provenance

private collection, southern England.

6322

Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Stemmed Vase for Drinking Water

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 16cm, diameter: 20cm, weight: 860g

Provenance

private collection, southern England.

5885

Two Timorese Beaded Lime Containers

Atoni or Dawan people of West Timor, Indonesia
early 20th century

lengths (without tassels): 10.5cm

Provenance

formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, author of a book on the betel cutters in the Samuel Eilenberg Collection

4823

Fine, West Java Woven Betel Container

Singaparna region, West Java, Indonesia
late 19th century-early 20th century

height: 13.5cm, diameter: 12cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

3243

Sumatran Silver-Mounted Klewang

South Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 30cm, weight: 158g

Provenance

UK art market

2829

Philippines Silver-Inlaid Brass Wedding Vessel (Gadur)

Moro People, Mindanao, Philippines
early 20th century

height: 55cm

Provenance

private collection, US.

5590

Borneo Cast Bronze Zoomorphic Ritual Kettle

Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo)
18th-19th century

length: 45cm height: 37.5cm, depth: 28cm

Provenance

UK art market

5769

Dayak Carved Wooden Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (without stand): 10.8cm

Provenance

Private collection, UK

3575

Superb Balinese Palace Door & Frame

Bali, Indonesia
18th-early 19th century

height: 178cm, width: 110cm

Provenance

private collection, Ireland.

321

Pair of Cast Brass Flasks made for the Malay Market

Minangkabau People, Sumatra, Indonesia
late 19th century

height: 31.5 cm

Provenance

Dutch antique market

5533

Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

length: 17.7cm, height: 7.1cm, depth: 12.3cm, weight: 975g

Provenance

UK art market

3933

Dayak Man’s Ear Ornament (Sabau) of Carved Hornbill Casque (Beak)

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
19th-early 20th century

height: 4.6cm, length: 10cm, width: 4.2cm, weight: 26.36g

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

3944

Pair of Borneo Man’s Solid Brass Spiral Ear Ornaments

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo
19th century

diameter: 2cm, combined weight: 72g

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

3705

Batak Raja’s Large Brass Tobacco Pipe (Tulpang)

Batak, North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 86cm

Provenance

UK art market

3945

Pair of Man’s Solid Brass Spiral Ear Ornaments

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo
19th century

diameter: 2.6cm, combined weight: 90g

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

4651

Balinese Damascened Short Sword with Carved Hilt

Bali, Indonesia
18th century

length (in scabbard): 57.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

2681

Inscribed Peranakan Chinese Silver Ritual Ewer

Peranakan Chinese Community, Java, Indonesia
circa 1920

height: 12cm, weight: 151g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

1538

Malay Dagger (Tumbok Lada) with Parrot-shaped Horn Hilt

Malay, Malaysia
early 20th century

length: 34cm, weight: 199g

Provenance

UK art market

2161

Polychrome & Wood Javanese Wayang Klitik Puppet of an Arab Merchant

East Java, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 40cm

Provenance

UK art market.

2745

Malay Kris with Fine Blade & Silver Mounts

Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
19th century and earlier

length: 46cm

Provenance

UK art market

3520

Dutch Colonial Silver Filigree Heart-Shaped Box

Dutch East Indies, possibly Batavia or Sumatra
18th century

length: 7cm, width: 5.5cm, height: 2.5cm, weight: 91g

Provenance

UK art market

4043

Chased & Engraved Pendang Lurus Sword

Java, Indonesia
18th-early 19th century

length: 50cm

Provenance

Scottish art market

2598

Sumatran Minangkabau-Acehnese Cast Brass Shield or Buckler (Peurise)

Minangkabau People for the Aceh Market, Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

diameter: 32cm

Provenance

UK art market

2403

Malay Sewar Dagger with Silver Mounts

Sumatra/Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 34.5cm weight: 241g

Provenance

UK art market

2509

Malay Sewar Dagger with Horn & Silver Mounts

Sumatra/Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 32cm, weight: 242g

Provenance

UK art market

328

Brass Water Container (Kendi)

Minangkabau People, Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

height: 32 cm

Provenance

UK art market

2510

Unusual Sewar Dagger with Wood & Silver Mounts

North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 35.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

1840

Patani Kris Tajong with Zoomorphic Carved Wooden Hilt

Kelantan, Malaysia or Patani, Southern Thailand
19th century

length: 47.5cm, weight: 507g

Provenance

private UK collection

3375

Balinese Silver-Mounted Ritual Knife (Suddha-Mala)

Bali, Indonesia
19th-early 20th century

length: 28cm, width of blade at widest point: 3.8cm, weight: 162g

Provenance

UK art market

1716

Dutch Colonial Amboyna Wood & Red Lacquer Betel Box with Silver Mounts

Batavia, Dutch East Indies
late 17th-early 18th century

height: 8.8cm, length: 20cm, depth: 14.5cm, weight: 794g

Provenance

collection of Paul Walter; Spink, London

1111

Batak Raja’s Brass Tobacco Pipe (Tulpang)

Toba Batak, North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 76cm

Provenance

Christie's, The Trevor Barton Collection.

803

Large Zoomorphic Borneo Bronze Kettle (Cerek)

Borneo - Sarawak (Malaysia) or Brunei
19th century

height: 30cm, length: 39cm

Provenance

Acquired from the UK antiques market (southern England) and most probably has been in the UK since the colonial period.

226

Four Jamnagar ‘Gulab’ Betel Cutters Made in India for the Indonesian Market

Jamnagar, India, but collected in Java, Indonesia.
19th-20th century

length: each is approximately 15 cm

Provenance

private collection, London; acquired in the 1980s in Indonesia.

641

Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 6.7cm, chain length: 21.5cm, total weight: 128g

640

Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 6.5cm, total weight: 117g

Provenance

private collection, London.

639

Engraved Silver Betel Box

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 8cm, combined weight: 148g

Provenance

private collection, London

1183

Carved Wooden Cockspur Case with Iron Spur

Lombok, Indonesia
19th-early 20th century

height: 19.8cm, width when closed: 8.4cm

Provenance

Collection of Henry Brownrigg, London, UK.

1159

Borneo Brass Cannon (Lantaka)

Sarawak (Malaysia) or Brunei
18th-19th century

length: 65cm

Provenance

UK art market

2998

Mindanao Silver-Inlaid Brass Betel Box (Lutuan)

Islamic Mindanao, Philippines
early 20th century

length: 20.7cm, height: 10.8cm, depth: 9.6cm, weight: 2,873g

Provenance

UK art market

3588

Small Malay Sewar Dagger with Hippopotamus Tooth Mounts

Malay People, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 19cm, weight: 49cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

3792

Malay Sewar Dagger with Fine Silver Mounts

Malay People, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 36cm, weight: 326g

Provenance

UK art market

3535

Mindanao Philippines Silver-Inlaid Brass Betel Box

Mindanao, Philippines
19th-20th century

length: 25cm, height: 13.3cm, depth: 12.6cm

Provenance

UK art market

4922

Malay Kris Panjang with Chased Silver Mounts & Pierced Hilt

Malay Peninsula
18th-19th century

length: 42.5cm,weight: 443g

Provenance

UK art market

4819

Fine Karo Batak Piso Andar Andar Sword with Gold Suasa & Silver Mounts

West Karo Batak People, North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 55.5cm, weight: 396g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4818

Sulawesi Badek with Engraved Silver Mounts

Sulawesi, Indonesia
early 20th century

length: 28.5cm, weight: 290g

Provenance

private collection, UK.