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Embroidered Chinese Wall Hanging with Shou (寿) & other Deities

China, exported to the Straits Settlements
early 20th century

dimensions of backing material: 120cm x 84cm

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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.

5401

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Large Malay Silver Water Container (Kendi)

Malay People, Riau or Malay Peninsula
circa 1900

height: 27.5cm, width: 25cm, weight: 479g

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private collection, UK.

5304

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Pair of Chinese Embroidered Slippers

Straits Settlements or China
early 20th century

length: 25.3cm

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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.

4735

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Pair of Malay Carved Wooden Clogs

Malay People, Malaysia or Singapore
1800-1850

length: 25cm, width: 9cm, heights: 11.2cm

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5141

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Straits Chinese Gilded Silver Repoussed Belt Buckle

Straits Settlements
late 19th-early 20th century

length: 11cm, width: 8.6cm

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UK art market

3884

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Rare Straits Chinese ‘Red & Gold’ Oil Lamp Stand for Sam Kai Altar

probably Singapore or Malacca
early 20th century

height: 23cm, width: 12cm, depth: 17cm

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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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‘Red & Gold’ Dresser Mirror made for the Southeast Asian Peranakan Chinese Market

Straits Settlements or Sumatra, Indonesia
late 19th century

height: 54 cm, width: 39cm, depth: 23.5cm

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UK art market

1944

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Straits Chinese ‘Brown & Gold’ Ancestral Shrine Cabinet

Straits Chinese community, Straits Settlements (Malacca, Penang, Singapore)
19th century

height: 81cm, width: 70cm, depth: 47cm

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UK art market