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5564

Gold Enamelled Kavach Pendant & Enamelled Gold Bead & Pearl Necklace for a Krishna Devotee

Rajasthan, India
19th century

circumference of necklace: 43cm, overall weight: 27.9g

Provenance

UK art market

3966

Large Silver Bead & Amber Necklace with Amulet Box (Hirz)

San'a, Yemen
early 20th century

total length (circumference as worn): 96cm, total weight: 381g

5503

Indian Flexible Diamond & Enamelled Gold Bracelet (Pahunchiyan or Dasti)

North India
late 19th-20th century

length (or circumference when closed): 16.4cm, width at widest point: 1.8cm, weight: 45.84g

Provenance

UK art market

4071

Maori Greenstone Double-sided Hei-Tiki Pendant

Maori People, New Zealand
early 20th century

height: 5.2cm, width: 3.2cm, weight: 11.9g

Provenance

UK art market

5471

Gilded Silver Mounted Pectoral Reliquary Cross with Carved Steatite (Enkolpia)

Mount Athos, Macedonian Greece
15th century

total length of chain (circumference as worn): 72cm, length of cross (without coin): 7.3cm, thickness of cross: 1.1cm, weight: 97g

Provenance

UK art market

3409

Yemeni Matching Gilded Silver Talismanic Box (Hirz) & Purse

Both signed by the same maker, Yemen
early 20th century

length of talisman: 13cm, width of purse: 7.3cm, combined weight: 207g

Provenance

private collection, UK

5660

Pair of Engraved Solid Silver Libyan Ear Ornaments

Bedouin People, Libya
circa 1880

Provenance

UK art market

5039

Omani Silver Bracelet (Hangeri or Hajala)

Oman, possibly Nizwa
late 19th-early 20th century

length: 10.4cm, internal diameter: 5.5cm, weight: 319g

Provenance

UK art market

4910

Colonial Indian Silver ‘Swami Ware’ Necklace

Madras, Tamil Nadu, South India. Unmarked, but probably by P. Orr & Sons.
19th century

total length (or circumference as worn): 46.5cm, weight: 99g

Provenance

Estate of Oppi Untracht. Untracht (1922-2008), and American who lived in Finland, was one of the world's foremost experts of Indian jewellery, silverware and metal techniques.

4965

Indian Pierced Silver Bracelet

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

length or face: 5.5cm, internal diameter of band: approx. 3cm x 5cm, weight: 100g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London

5449

Multiple-Strand Red Glass Bead Naga Necklace

Naga People, India/Burma
circa 1900

total length (circumference as worn): 75cm

Provenance

UK art market; most likely, the necklace has been in the UK since the colonial era.

5620

South Indian Toda Silver Woman’s Necklace

Toda People, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, South India
19th century

total length (or circumference as worn): 50.5cm, weight: 175g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5619

Pair of Fine, South Indian Silver Bracelets

Lakshadweep Islands, South India
19th century

external diameter: 7.5cm, internal diameter: 6.5cm, combined weight: 58g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5622

Himalayan Indian or Nepalese Talismanic Child’s Necklace (Raksha Ma)

Himalayan India or Nepal
19th century and possibly earlier

length (circumference as worn): 31cm, weight: 30g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5685

South Indian Gold Spherical Pendant set with Rubies & Diamonds

South India, possibly Mysore
18th-19th century

diameter: 2.1cm, weight: 16.95g

Provenance

UK art market

5604

Yemeni or Omani Silver Bracelet

Yemen/Oman Border Area
early 20th century

internal diameter: 6.2cm, length: 8cm, weight: 155g

Provenance

UK art market

5280

Pair of Fine, Northern Indian Silver Bangles

Northern Rajasthan, India
circa 1900

external diameter: 7.4cm, internal diameter: 5.7cm, combined weight: 51g

Provenance

UK art market

5686

Fine, Indian Ramayana Gold Ring

South India, probably Mysore
18th-19th century

weight: 13.49g, length of bezel: 1.5cm, ring size: US - 6; UK - L/M

Provenance

UK art market

5687

Assam Gold & Ruby Ring

Assam, India & possibly Western Burma
late 19th century

length of bezel: 2.3cm, weight: 5.92g, ring size: US - 7.75; UK - P

Provenance

UK art market

5061

Gold Cobra Ear Ornaments Inlaid with Red Stones (Pambadam or Nagapadam)

Tamil Nadu, South India, 19th-early 20th century
19th-early 20th century

length: 4.5cm, combined weight: 42.92g

Provenance

UK art market

5627

Fine, Gold Marriage Pendant

Tamil Nadu, South India
19th century

length: 5.1cm, weight: 5.86g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5613

Rare Kutch Silver Child’s Rattle & Whistle

Kutch, India
circa 1880

length: 10.5cm, weight: 55g

Provenance

UK art market

5568

Sri Lankan Gilded Silver Necklace set with Rubies & other Gems

Sri Lanka
early to mid-20th century

length of pendant: 14cm, overall weight: 61.31

Provenance

UK art market

5246

Pair of Punjabi Engraved Silver Anklets

Punjab, India/Pakistan
19th century

max. exterior width: 13.2cm, combined weight: 332g

Provenance

UK art market

5203

Outstanding Naga Bead & Shell Necklace

Naga People, Eastern India/Western Burma
19th century

length: approx. 90cm

Provenance

UK art market

4991

Woman’s Enamelled Silver Head Ornament with Chiri Tikka

Himachal Pradesh, India
circa 1900

length: 28cm, weight: 178g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4980

Pair of Part-Gilded Silver Earrings (Dodi Bali)

Thar Desert Region, Bikaner, India
early 20th century

width: 7.8cm, diameter of hoop: 4.5cm, combined weight: 76.83g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4864

Bontoc Clam Shell Bead & Glass Bead Necklace

Bontoc People, Northern Luzon, Philippines
19th-20th century

weight: 169g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5272

Pair of Omani Gilded Silver Toe Rings

Oman
19th-early 20th century

width of each: 2.9cm, combined weight: 48g

Provenance

UK art market

5204

Fine Naga Trade Bead, Shell & Bone Necklace or Girdle

Naga People, Eastern India/Western Burma
19th century

length: 75cm, width: 12.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

5275

Pair of Silver Ear Plugs (Bhungri), Gujarat, India, early 20th century

Gujarat, India
early 20th century

diameter: 3.1cm, combined weight: 19.17g

Provenance

UK art market

5647

Indian Diamond, Silver & Gold Ring

India
late 19th-20th century

interior diameter: 1.9cm; size T (UK measurement), 9 5/8 (US): weight: 7.7g

Provenance

UK art market

5150

Indian Gold, Diamond, Pearl & Enamel Earrings

North India
18th-19th century

length of each: 5.8cm, combined weight: 27.52g

Provenance

UK art market

4196

Three Solid Copper Mossi African Hairpins

Mossi People, Burkina Faso
19th century

7.5-9cm

Provenance

Private collection, London.

5637

Indian Flexible Silver Bracelet (Lahsan ke Pahunchian)

India
circa 1900

outer diameter: 7.6cm, internal diameter: 4.5cm, thickness: 1.4cm, weight: 140g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4958

Indian Flexible Silver Bracelet (Lahsan ke Pahunchian)

India
circa 1900

outer diameter: 7.5cm, internal diameter: 4.5cm, thickness: 1.4cm, weight: 117g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

5238

Indian Gold & Silver Arsi Thumb Ring set with a Central Mirror & Diamonds

Northern India
19th century

diameter of bezel: 3cm, weight: 19.55g, Ring size: 10 3/4 (US), V (UK)

Provenance

UK art market

4957

Pair of Pashtun Silver Bracelets

Pashtun People, Northern India/Pakistan
circa 1900

Outside diameter at widest point: 9cm, inside diameter at widest point: 5cm, thickness: 1.6cm, combined weight: 228g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

5537

Indian Parcel-Gilt Silver Comb

Mysore, Karnataka, South India
19th century

length: 7.5cm, height: 5.5cm, weight: 75g

Provenance

UK art market

5538

Indian Parcel-Gilded Silver Perfume Comb

India, probably Mysore, Karnataka
19th century

width: 6.6cm, height: 5cm, weight: 52g

Provenance

UK art market

5539

Indian Parcel-Gilded Silver Perfume Comb

India
19th century

length: 8.2cm, height: 4.2cm, weight: 43g

Provenance

UK art market

5542

Gold Indian Kokke Thathi Pendant

Coorg People, Tamil Nadu, South India
late 19th-early 20th century

length: 4.7cm, weight: 12.8g

Provenance

UK art market

4951

Pair of Indian Silver Anklets

Orissa, India
circa 1900

length: 13cm, width: 9.5cm, combined weight: 258g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4950

Pair of Indian Silver Anklets

Orissa, India
circa 1900

ength: 14cm, width: 9cm, combined weight: 245g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4992

Woman’s Enamelled Silver Shirt Stud Ornament (Ta’wiz-Janzir)

Himachal Pradesh, India
circa 1900

length: 27cm, weight: 128g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4559

Pair of Miao Silver Earrings

Miao People, Guizhou, China
19th-early 20th century

length: 12.8cm, width: 7.9cm, combined weight: 173g

Provenance

private collection, London

4562

Pair of Miao Silver Spiral Earrings

Miao People, Guizhou, China
19th-early 20th century

length: 11cm, width: 5.7cm, combined weight: 65g

Provenance

private collection, London.

5192

Indian Gold & Pearl Nose Ring

India, probably Rajasthan
circa 1900

width: 3.3cm, weight: 5.05g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4969

Pair of Indian Silver Earrings (Balti Bali)

Kashmir & Jammu, Northern India
early 20th century

width: 3.2cm: combined wight: 13.12g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4934

Omani Silver Amulet Box (Hirz) & Necklace with Applied Gold Plaques

Oman
circa 1900

total hanging length: 45cm, approximate length of chain: 60cm, length of amulet box: 9.2cm, weight: 330g

Provenance

UK art market

4954

Pair of Indian Silver Anklets

Rajasthan, India
circa 1900

diameter of each (approx.): 11cm, combined weight: 270g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

4956

Two Inscribed Indian Silver Bracelets

Gujarat, India
circa 1900

width at widest point of larger example: 9.7cm, smaller example: 8.6cm, combined weight: 266g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

3910

Bontoc Wood, Rattan & Pig Tusk Armband (Baningal or Abkil)

Bontoc or Ifugao People, Northern Luzon, Philippines
19th–early 20th century

diameter: 10.2cm, height: 6cm

Provenance

private European collection.

5261

Javanese Necklace of Early Gold Beads

Central Java, Indonesia
Early Classical Period, 8th century

length: 65.3cm weight: 37.7g

Provenance

private collection, London.

5248

Indian Chased Silver Makara Bracelet

Madras, South India
circa 1880

internal diameter at widest point: 5.7cm, weight: 65g

Provenance

UK art market

5487

Fine Pair of Champleve Enamel Silver Anklets (Jhanhjar)

Punjab, India/Pakistan
19th century

approximate outer diameter of each: 12.6cm, combined weight: 522g

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.

5205

Unusually Large, Multiple-Strand Naga Blue Glass Bead Necklace

Naga People, India/Burma
circa 1900

length: 70cm, weight: 724g

Provenance

UK art market; undoubtedly, the necklace has been in the UK since the colonial era.

5181

Pair of Indian Silver Anklets

Gujarat or Rajasthan, India
early 20th century

external diameter at widest point: 11cm, combined weight: 529g

Provenance

UK art market

4925

Mughal Talismanic Nephrite Amulet Pendant Carved with Koranic Verses

North India
circa 17th-18th century

width: 4.2cm, height: 3.3cm, weight: 15.34g

Provenance

private collection, London.

5472

Indian Enamelled Gold Earrings with Emeralds & Pearls

India
19th century

length: 2.7cm, combined wight: 4.98g

Provenance

UK art market

5507

Fine Indian Mughal Gold & Gem-Set White Nephrite Jade Pendant (Haldili)

North India
18th-19th century

length: 4.6cm, height: 3.5cm, weight: 17.47g

Provenance

UK art market

5153

Indian Silver Belt Plaque

India, probably Udaipur (Mewar)
19th century

diameter: 5.8cm, thickness: 0.9cm, weight: 56g

4979

Pair of Indian Silver Flower-Form Ear Plugs

India, probably Delhi
19th century

diameters: 3cm, combined weight: 13.49g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London.

5252

Superb Pair of Silver Spiked Cuff Bracelets (Azbi n’Iquorrain)

Ait Atta Berber People, South-Eastern Morocco
early 20th century

external diameter: 13cm, internal diameter: 6.7cm, thickness: 3.7cm, combined weight: 1,116g

Provenance

UK art market

5062

Indian Gold Earrings (Kathila)

Kerala, South India
late 19th century

length: 4.2cm, combined weight: 16.21g

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

5063

Indian Gold Tubular Earrings (Puchikudu)

Tamil Nadu, India
circa 1900

length: 3.7cm, combined wight: 17.43g

Reserved

Provenance

art market, London.

5084

Algerian Colonial Silver & Coral Hinged Bracelet

Algeria
circa 1920

internal diameter: 5.2cm, external diameter: 8.5c, width: 4.2cm, weight: 126g

Provenance

UK art market

3527

Nepalese Pair of Woman’s Gold Earrings (Chepti Sun)

Nepal
mid-19th century

diameters: 6cm, combined weight: 22.7g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4036

Chinese Silver Filigree & Jade Hinged Bracelet

China
circa 1900

internal diameter: 5.6cm, height: 2.1cm, weight: 46.25g

Provenance

UK art market

5191

Indian Gold & Pearl Nose Ring

India, probably Rajasthan
circa 1900

width: 3.2cm, weight: 3.37g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5073

Indian Woman’s Kibla Compass Shaped as a Gold Mango Pendant

South India
19th century

length: 3.2cm, weight: 8.62g

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

5186

Indian Gold, Turquoise, Ruby & Pearl Nose Ring

India
late 19th century

diameter: 4.2cm, weight: 7g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5221

Chinese Necklace of Rare Gilded Silver Beads Overlaid with Blue Kingfisher Feathers

China
19th century

length: 38cm, total weight: 17.82g

Provenance

From the estate of a descendant of A.S. Haynes. Haynes held a number of positions in the colonial administration of the Straits Settlements from 1901 to 1934, including that of Acting Colonial Secretary (Straits Settlements) and British Resident, Perak, after which he retired back to England.

5185

Indian Gold Gajalakshmi Hair Ornament

Tamil Nadu, South India
19th century

height: 4.8cm width: 4.6cm, thickness: 1.3cm, weight: 20.95g

Provenance

UK private collection

5137

Gold Parsi (Parsee) Portrait Brooch set with Fifty Diamonds, & another Portrait

Bombay, India
19th century

diamond brooch: 3.4cm x 2.8cm, unmounted portrait: 2.8cm x 2.4cm

Provenance

from a Parsi family, originally from Bombay, and now based in northern England. The identities of the men featured in the portraits are unknown however.

5190

Gold & Pearl (Bugdi or Koppu) Ear Studs

Western India
18th-19th century

length: 3.1cm, combined wight: 6.09g

Reserved

Provenance

Private collection, UK.

4202

Silver Yemeni Ring

Yemen
late 19th century

height: 4.7cm, weight: 17.2g, ring size: UK: O, US: 8

Provenance

private collection, London.

4975

Pair Silver Gold Woman’s Ear Ornaments (Akota)

Saurashtra Peninsula, Gujarat, India
early 20th century

heights: 5.4cm, combined weight: 62g

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.

4988

Silver Amulet Box

Karnataka, India
19th century

length: 16.3cm, height: 7.3cm, weight: 120g

Provenance

Collection of the late Paul Walter, New York, probably acquired in London

4994

South Indian Gold Ear Ornament Thandatti

Tamil Nadu, India
19th century

length: 4.3cm, weight: 18.7g

Provenance

Collection of (the late) Paul Walter; probably acquired in London.

4995

South Indian Gold Ear Ornament Thandatti

Tamil Nadu, India
19th century

length: 4.2cm, weight: 15.5g

Provenance

Collection of (the late) Paul Walter; probably acquired in London.

5048

Hand-Rolled Turquoise Bead Necklace

Navajo Pueblo People, South-West United States
19th-early 20th century

length: 42cm ( 25cm for the double strand of turquoise), weight: 41g

Provenance

private collection, UK

5107

Cast Silver Bracelet

Tihama Region, likely Hudayda (al Dhahiyy), Yemen
18th-19th century

external diameter: 10cm, inside diameter: 6.4cm, weight: 145g

Provenance

UK art market

4860

Yellow Venetian Glass & Brass Bead Necklace

Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

length: 84cm, weight: 280g

Provenance

UK private collection

5110

Child’s Heavy Silver Bracelet

Hajjah, Yemen
Early 20th century

width: 9cm, height: 6.5cm, weight: 141g

Provenance

UK art market

4863

Red Venetian Glass & Brass Bead Necklace

Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

length: 80cm, weight: 237g

Provenance

UK private collection

4947

Large, Splendid Silver Anklet (Milna Payal)

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

approximate diameter: 13cm, weight: 467g

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.

4955

Pair of Solid-Cast Silver Lion-Headed Bangles

India, either Rajasthan or Himachal Pradesh
early 20th century

external width across: 8.8cm, combined weight: 652g

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.

4962

Silver Bangle

Madhya Pradesh, India
early 20th century

external diameter: 10.6cm, internal diameter: 6.5cm, weight: 290g

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.

4798

Indian Silver Bead Necklace

Gujarat, India
19th-early 20th century

length: 60cm, weight: 229g

4274

Woman’s Iron Pubic Cover (Cache Sexe)

Kirdi and Matakam People, North Cameroon
19th-early 20th century

length: 37.5cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

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.

4136

Silver Necklace with Three Attached Silver Amulet Boxes with Coral Beads

Hadhramaut Region, Yemen
19th century

length of main box: 12.4cm, circumference of necklace: 79cm, weight: 240g

Provenance

UK art market

4195

Pair of Woman’s Silver & Turquoise Earrings

Central Tibet
19th century

heights: 5cm, diameter of hoops: 3.2cm, combined weight: 59g

Provenance

UK art market

3664

Pair of Engraved Silver Bracelets

Nubian People, North-East Africa
19th-early 20th century

external diameter: 8.6cm, internal diameter: 6.2cm, thickness: 1.2cm, combined weight: 119g

Provenance

private collection, London.

3286

Javanese Strand of Rare Glass Beads & Gold Foil Beads

Mediterranean, India or perhaps Central Java, Indonesia
circa 700-1000AD or earlier

length: 22.6cm, weight: 57g

Provenance

private collection, London

4961

Unusual Double, Solid Silver Tiger Bracelet

Himachal Pradesh, India
early 20th century

width across: 7.5cm, thickness: 4cm, weight: 408g

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of the late Paul Walter; most probably acquired by Walter in London.

580

Fine Silver Amulet Box with Filigree

Yemen
late 19th-early 20th century

length: 16 cm; diameter of box: 4.5 cm, weight: 175g

4996

Gold Earrings (Souri)

Tamil Nadu, India
early 20th century

diameter: 2.3cm, combined wight: 18.04g

Reserved

Provenance

Collection of (the late) Paul Walter, New York. Probably acquired by Walter in the UK.