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4559

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Pair of Miao Silver Earrings

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

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

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private collection, London

4562

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Pair of Miao Silver Spiral Earrings

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

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

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private collection, London.

4560

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Miao Double Spiral Silver Cloak Counterweight

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

width: 22.2cm, height: 11.3cm, weight: 200g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

5304

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Pair of Chinese Embroidered Slippers

Straits Settlements or China
early 20th century

length: 25.3cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963).

4036

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Chinese Silver Filigree & Jade Hinged Bracelet

China
circa 1900

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

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UK art market

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Chinese Gilded Silver Filigree Bracelet with Hand-Painted Ivory Panels

China
circa 1900

internal diameter: 5.7cm, height: 2.8cm, weight: 66.56g

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UK art market

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Chinese Gilded Silver Filigree Bracelet with Coral & Enamel

China
circa 1900

internal diameter: 5.5cm, height: 2cm, weight: 52.63g

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UK art market

5128

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Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Wooden Opium Pipe Head Stand with Six Pipe Bowls

China
19th century

length: 27.3cm, height (with pipes): 17.5cm, depth: 10.6cm

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private collection, UK.

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

China
19th century

length: 38cm, total weight: 17.82g

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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.

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Chinese Lacquered, Carved Wooden Image Possibly of Pi Lu Zhe Nafo (Vairocana)

Malaya or China
circa 1900

height: 28cm, width: 13cm, depth: 12.2cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

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Model of a Peacock, Gilded, Enamelled & set with Turquoise & Pearls

China
circa 1920

height: 45cm, total weight: 863g

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UK art market

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Three Ming Dynasty Carved Wooden Daoist Figures with Polychrome

China
Reign of Zhengde (1505–1521)

heights: each approx. 29.5cm

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Provenance

private collection, London.

4541

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Champleve Enamelled & Gilded Bronze Stupa with Jataka Tales

China
Ming Dynasty, circa 15th century

height: 20.2cm, width: 10cm, weight: 1,254g

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Provenance

private collection of Maurice Collis (1889-1973); thereafter by descent.

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Four Burgaute Lacquered Scholar’s Cups Inlaid with Abalone Nacre & Silver

China
early 18th century

height: 4.8cm, diameter: 10.5cm, typical weight per cup: 75g

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Provenance

UK art market

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Carved & Polychrome Image of Chu-sheng Niang-niang (the Goddess who Registers Births), Fuzhou Chinese, early 20th century

Hokkien, Teochiu & Fuzhou Chinese Communities in Southeast Asia & China
early 20th century

height: 27cm, width: 14cm

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Provenance

Private Collection, Keith Stevens, UK.

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Silver-Gilt Tibetan-Style Ritual Wine Ewer Cups & Tray

China or Overseas Chinese Communities
late 19th century

height of ewer: 24cm, width of ewer: 15cm, length of tray: 30.2cm, width of tray: 21.5cm, height of cups, 4cm, diameter of cups: 3.7cm, weight: 1,027g

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Provenance

UK art market.

4050

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Underglaze Blue Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Ceramic Kendi with Ottoman Silver Mounts with Tugra

China/Ottoman Turkey
circa 16th century

height: 16.6cm, diameter: 14cm, weight: 795g

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UK art market

3852

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Kangxi (康熙) Blue & White Hookah Base with Chased Silver Mounts

China for the Islamic Indian or Persian Market
late 17th-early 18th century

height: 22.5cm, diameter: 15.5cm, weight: 1,458g

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UK art market

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Chinese Silver Filigree Chinese Vinaigrette Locket

China
18th century

length: 3.4cm, width: 2.5cm, thickness: 1.2cm, weight: 32g

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UK art market

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Chinese Gilded Silver Filigree Flower Posy Holder made for the European Market

China
circa 1850

length: 16.5cm, weight: 33g

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UK art market

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Ornate Straits Chinese Ancestral Shrine Cabinet

Straits Chinese or Southern China
19th century

height: 87 cm; length: 72 cm; depth: 45 cm

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UK art market

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Fine Chinese Export Silver Filigree Visiting Card Case & Box by Khechoungming

Canton (Guangdong), China
circa 1870

height: 10.2cm, width: 7.2cm, thickness: 1.1cm, weight: 53g

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Provenance

UK antique market

3255

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Pair of Chinese Qing Silver Pendants

Southern China
19th-20th century

length: 4.5cm, combined weight: 9g

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UK art market

3254

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Pair of Qing Chinese Silver Earrings

Southern China
19th-20th century

length: 3.6cm, combined weight: 17g

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UK art market

3153

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Early Dutch Colonial Huanghuali Writing Box with Engraved Paktong Mounts

Southern China
circa 1640

width: 39.2cm, depth: 28.4cm, height: 9.5cm

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Provenance

UK private collection

3013

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Chinese Export Silver Cotton Reel Holder

Southern China
18th-19th century

length: 6cm, weight: 38g

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Provenance

UK art market

2788

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Chinese Belt Buckle with Wu Zhu coins

China
17th-18th century

length: 9.6cm

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Provenance

UK art market

2785

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Large Chinese Export Tortoiseshell Peineta Comb for a Mantilla; made for Spanish Market

Canton, China
first half of the 19th century

height: 18cm, width: 17cm (across) or 21cm (around)

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Provenance

private English collection - the comb was part of a collection built up over a long lifetime by an elderly collector in Worcestershire, England.

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Chinese Scholar’s Mounted Lingzhi Fungus

China
19th century

height: 14.5cm, width: 14cm

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UK art market

2751

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Rare Christian Chinese or Vietnamese Printed & Hand-Painted Épinal-Style Scroll

China or Vietnam
19th century

length: 125cm, width: 70cm

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UK art market

2600

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Straits Chinese Lacquered & Gilded Ancestral Shrine Cabinet

Southern China for the Straits Chinese Market
circa 1900

height: 43.5cm, width: 34.5cm, thickness: 15cm

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UK art market

2496

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Pair of Fine, Engraved Liao Gilded-Silver Bracelets

China
Liao Dynasty, 10-12th century

diameter at widest point: 6.5cm, combined weight: 66g

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Provenance

private collection, UK

2493

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Liao Dynasty Gold Earrings

China
Liao Dynasty, 10-12th century

height: 3.2cm, width: 2.2cm: combined weight: 6g

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private collection, UK

2492

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Liao Dynasty Gold Pendant Earrings

China
Liao Dynasty, 10-12th century

height: 5.3cm, combined weight: 9g

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Provenance

private collection, UK

2491

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Liao Dynasty Gilded Silver Dragon Fish-Shaped Earrings

China
Liao Dynasty, 10-12th century

width: 3.5cm, height: 3.5cm combined weight: 11g

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Provenance

private collection, UK

2445

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Sino-Tibetan Cloisonné and Silver Eating Bowl

Chinese made for the Tibet Market
18th-19th century

height: 4.7cm, diameter: 11.5cm

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Provenance

UK art market

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Straits Chinese Bamboo Vest

China but also used in the Straits Settlements
19th century

length from arm to arm: 134 cm.

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Large, Chinese-Export Carved Mother-of-Pearl Snuff Box Depicting Napoleon’s Tomb, with Silver Mounts

Canton, China
circa 1820

diameter: 9.2cm, thickness: 3cm, weight: 277g

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UK art market

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Eastern Han Terracotta Funerary Tile (Huaxiangzhuan) of an Elephant and Elephant Tamer

China
Eastern Han Dynasty, 25-220 AD

size: 18cm x 18cm

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UK art market

1382

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Silver & Agate Cigarette Holder

Eastern Tibet / Western Sichuan or Yunnan Province, China
late 19th century

length: 18.5cm

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UK art market

1156

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Chased Silver Rosewater Sprinkler for the Indian Market

China
circa 1900

height: 29cm, weight: 245g

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Provenance

UK art market