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5548

Rare Vietnamese Silver Cup, Lid & Saucer

Vietnam
circa 1850

height of set: 10cm, diameter of saucer: 12.4cm, overall weight: 249g

Provenance

UK art market

5517

Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
19th century

approx. width of the embroidered section of each: 19cm, height: 12.4cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5306

Unusual Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
circa 1920

approx. length of embroidered area of each: 24cm, height: 8cm

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.

5518

Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
19th century

approx. length of embroidered section of each: 21.3cm, height: 14.8cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

5354

Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

182cm x 117cm

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.

5352

Two Malay Cotton Woven Textiles (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

both about 226cm x 102cm

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.

5359

Malay Gold Thread & Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

198cm x 102cm

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.

5347

Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun) Sarong

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

87cm x 114cm (if not folded: 87cm x 228cm)

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.

5350

Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

228cm x 107cm

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.

5357

Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

114cm x 101cm

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.

5358

Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

198cm x 112cm

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.

5351

Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

186cm x 105cm

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.

4689

Three Thai Terracotta Votive Plaques

Ayutthaya, Thailand
16th-18th century

heights: 8.5cm, widths: 5.4cm-5.7cm

Provenance

private collection, London.

5356

Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

186cm x 104cm

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.

5355

Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

81cm x 186cm

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.

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.

5313

Kelantan Royal Coat of Arms Gold Embroidered Tekat Panel

Malay People, Kelantan, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
circa 1920

Textile: 24cm x 24cm; approx. size of embroidered section: 12.5cm x 11.5cm

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.

5348

Malay Jacket (Baju Melayu) of Striped Kain Tenum

Malay People, Malay Peninsula, probably Johor, Malaysia
circa 1900

width from arm to arm: 155cm, length: 71cm

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.

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

1948

Fine Malay Sewar Dagger with Pierced Hippopotamus Tooth & Gold, Silver & Horn Mounts

Sumatra/Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 28cm, weight: 129g

Provenance

private collection, London

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

5563

Burmese Pierced & Chased Silver Betel Box & Stand

Burma
circa 1870

height: 24.5cm, diameter: 24.5cm, weight: 884g

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

4864

Bontoc Clam Shell Bead & Glass Bead Necklace

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

weight: 169g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

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.

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

3588

Small Malay Sewar Dagger with Hippopotamus Ivory 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

5417

Jambupati Buddha Gilded Bronze Seated Ava Buddha

Burma
Late Ava Period, 17th century

height: 47.5cm, width: 25.5cm, depth: 16.5cm

Provenance

UK art market; almost certainly has been in the UK since the colonial era.

5444

Thai or Cambodian Repoussed Silver Bowl

Thailand or Cambodia
19th-early 20th century

diameter: 22.3cm, height: 12.5cm, weight: 596g

Provenance

UK art market

5401

Large Malay Silver Water Container (Kendi)

Malay People, Riau or Malay Peninsula
circa 1900

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

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4679

Tall, Thai Standing Gilded Bronze Buddha

Thailand
Rattanakosin Period, 19th century

height: 64.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

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.

5406

Three Burmese Silver & Ivory Mounts Betel Knives

Shan People, Eastern Burma
19th and early 20th centuries

lengths: 11.8cm, 17.2cm and 23.3cm

Provenance

UK art market

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.

4735

Pair of Malay Carved Wooden Clogs

Malay People, Malaysia or Singapore
1800-1850

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

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.

4572

Batavian Colonial Silver Filigree Tray or Platter

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia; and possibly India
17th-18th century

length: 42.7cm, width: 24.5cm, height: 3.7cm, weight: 957g

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

5361

Rare Javanese Cast Bronze Image of Twelve-Armed Chunda

Java, Indonesia, Classical Period
Classical Period, 9th century

height: 10.4cm, width: 7.2cm, weight: 549g

Provenance

Private collection, London, UK

5364

Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

Java or Sumatra, Indonesia
Classical Period, 8th century

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

Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

5363

Javanese Cast Silver Image of Shiva with Bronze Yoni Base

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.

5362

Srivajaya Cast Bronze Image of Four-Armed Kubera

Palembang region, Sumatra, Indonesia
8th-9th century

height (without stand): 12.2cm, height (with stand): 15cm, weight (without stand): 757g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

4416

Kendi with Green-Glazed Chinese Earthenware & Engraved Brass Mounts

Peranakan Chinese, Java, Indonesia
19th century

height: 21cm, width 24cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4674

Unusual, Fine, Inscribed Burmese Brass Seated Buddha

Shan People, Eastern Burma
18th century

height: 35.2cm, with: 17.2cm, depth: 7.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

5239

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

Malaya or China
circa 1900

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

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.

5166

Chased Silver Betel Set with Engraved Octagonal Pewter Stand

Peranakan Chinese Community, Java, Indonesia
late 19th century

height of stand with set: 20cm, width: 19.2cm, combined weight of silver items: 454g

Provenance

private collection, UK, since the mid-1990s

5141

Straits Chinese Gilded Silver Repoussed Belt Buckle

Straits Settlements
late 19th-early 20th century

length: 11cm, width: 8.6cm

Provenance

UK art market

5056

Gilded Cast Bronze Effigy of a Soldier, Relic from Shweibawgyn Pagoda

Shwebo, Burma
circa 1760

height: 7cm, weight: 142g

Provenance

UK art market

4692

Rare Terracotta Dish decorated with Black Crow Pattern

Kalong, Northern Thailand
14th-15th century

diameter: 19.7cm, height: 3.8cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

4693

Thai Terracotta Ribbed Jar with Brown Glaze

North-Eastern Thailand
14th-15th century

diameter: 20cm, height: 18.3cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

4776

Repoussed Silver Dish

Burma
early 20th century

diameter: 25.5cm, height: 4.2cm, weight: 472g

Provenance

from the estate of Arthur Morris, and thence by descent. Morris (1880-1944) trained as an engineer and spent nineteen years working in Burma for the colonial administration in the Public Works Department. During this time, he developed a strong interest in Burmese arts and crafts, particularly in Burmese lacquer. He was appointed Provincial Art Officer in 1914 for which he organised an annual arts and crafts exhibition of 'native' craftsmen in Rangoon. He was also a member of the Board of Studies in Fine Arts at Rangoon University, and was chairman of the sub-committee which was formed in Rangoon to collect material for the Arts and Crafts Section of the Burma Pavilion at the British Empire Exhibition that was held in Wembley, London, in 1924.

4683

Large Terracotta Makara & Naga Stair-Head or Roof Tile Finial

Thailand
Sukhothai Period, 14th-15th century

height: 51cm, length: 26cm, width: 14cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

4684

Terracotta Makara Roof Tile Finial Fragment

Thailand
Sukhothai Period, 14th-15th century

height: 32cm, length: 18cm, width: width: 15.4cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

4686

Terracotta Makara Roof Tile Finial Fragment

Thailand
Sukhothai Period, 14th-15th century

height: 30.5cm, length: 28cm, width: 17cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

4688

Terracotta Buddha Votive Plaque

Burma
probably Pagan period, 12th century

height: 11.6cm, width: 8.3cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4590

Gilded Cast Bronze Ava-Style Buddha

Shan People, Eastern Burma
17th century

height: 30.8cm, width: 15cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4592

Cast Bronze Seated Buddha

Laos
17th-18th century

height: 30cm, width: 13.7cm, depth: 10.2cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4598

Cast Bronze Seated Buddha

Mandalay, Burma
18th-19th century

height: 58cm, width: 39.5cm, depth: 24cm

Provenance

from a private collection, UK. The previous owner built up a collection of Buddha images mostly from old UK colonial sources, and did so over a long lifetime.

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.

4180

Cast Bronze Zoomorphic Ritual Kettle

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

height (with handle): 37cm, length: 27cm

Provenance

UK art market

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

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.

561

Ikat Selendang Cloth

'Greater Blossom' Clan, Savu, Eastern Indonesia
late 19th century

length: 184cm (not including fringe); width: 90cm

Provenance

UK art market

609

Khmer-Thai Earthenware Storage Jar

North-Eastern Thailand
circa 12th century

height: 25cm; diameter at widest point: 23cm (approx.)

Provenance

UK art market

639

Engraved Silver Betel Box

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 8cm, combined weight: 148g

Provenance

private collection, London

640

Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 6.5cm, total weight: 117g

Provenance

private collection, London.

641

Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

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

4997

Gold Tubular Earrings (Murikkilattam)

South India
early 20th century

diameter: 1.5cm, thickness: 1cm, combined weight: 11.44g

Reserved

Provenance

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

5000

Gold Makara Ring

Khmer/Cambodia
circa 15th century

height of ring: 3cm, external diameter of hoop: 2.4cm, weight: 13.76g, size of ring: M (UK), 6.25 (US)

Provenance

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

4597

Bronze Seated Buddha or Disciple

Thailand
late 18th century

height: 42cm, width: 39cm, depth: 19.5cm

Provenance

private collection, UK. The previous owner built up a collection of Buddha images mostly from old UK colonial sources, and did so over a long lifetime.

4614

Colonial Silver Filigree Lidded Box & Tray

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

length of tray: 11.5cm, length of box: 9.3cm, combined weight: 153g

Provenance

: UK art market

4651

Damascened Sword with Carved Ivory Hilt

Bali, Indonesia
18th century

length (in scabbard): 57.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

4657

Kris with Gilded Silver Hilt

Bali, Indonesia
mid-20th century

total length: 56.5cm, length of hilt: 12.2cm, total weight: 576g

Provenance

UK art market

4575

Two Amber Pointed Cylinder Ear Plugs

Kachin People, Burma
19th-early 20th century

heights: 6.7cm & 7cm, combined weight: 24.05g

Provenance

UK art market

4589

Gilded Bronze Buddha

Burma
circa 14th-15th century or earlier

height: 14.4cm, width: 11.2cm, depth: 6.7cm

Provenance

private collection, UK. Acquired in the UK not less than 40 years ago by the previous owner. The previous owner built up a fine collection of Buddha images mostly from old UK colonial sources, and did so over a long lifetime.

4593

Cast Bronze Seated Buddha

Laos
circa 15th century

height: 37cm, width: 22.5cm, depth: 14cm

Provenance

private collection, UK. The previous owner built up a collection of Buddha images mostly from old UK colonial sources, and did so over a long lifetime.

4399

Carved Shell, Glass & Wood Bead & Fossilised Palmwood (Pumtek) Necklace

Mizo People, Eastern India, or Naga People, Burma/India
circa 1900

length: 80cm, weight: 100g

Provenance

private collection, London.

4450

Large, Lacquered Wooden Buddha

Mandalay, Burma
circa 1850

height: 67.5cm, width: 59cm, depth: 34cm

Provenance

UK art market

4471

Bronze Spiral Ear Ornament or Stone Mason’s Plumb Weight with Lotus Bud Finials

Cambodia
circa 10th-12th century

height: 6cm, weight: 164g

Provenance

private London collection

4499

Necklace of Rare Hollow Reeded Gold Beads

Pyu (present-day Burma)
5th-9th century

length of bead section: 18cm (36cm circumference), weight: 29g

Provenance

UK art market; private collection, London.

4519

Silver Lidded Bowl

Malay People, Riau or Southern Malay Peninsula
circa 1900

height: 16.3cm, diameter: 21.4cm, weight: 506g

Provenance

UK art market

4569

Lacquered & Gilded Kammavaca

Burma
early to mid-19th century

length: 54.8cm, width: 11.9cm - 16 leaves & 2 covers

Provenance

UK art market

4347

Unusually Large Silver-Inlaid Brass Betel Box (Lutuan)

Islamic Mindanao, Philippines
early 20th century

height: 18.3cm, length: 34cm, width: 15cm

Provenance

UK art market

4256

Rare Fossilised Palmwood (Pumtek) Bead Necklace

Pyu Kingdom, Burma, China People, Western Burma & Mizo People, Eastern India
circa 10th century

length: 76cm, weight: 93g

Provenance

private collection, London.

4259

Bead & Bone Necklace or Girdle

Naga People, India/Burma
19th century

length (approx): 67cm, width: 15.5cm, weight: 517g

Provenance

private collection, London.

4260

Naga Bead Necklace

Naga People, India/Burma
19th century-early 20th century

length: 64cm, weight: 508g

Provenance

private collection, London.

4083

Early Ayutthaya/U-Thong Style Gold Buddha

Ayutthaya, Thailand
mid-14th century

height: 17.5cm, width: 6.5cm, weight: 42.75g

Provenance

Acquired in Bangkok prior to World War One by an English traveller, and thence by descent; private UK collection.

4146

Silver-Encased Dagger (Dha Hmyaung) with Ivory Hilt

Shan people, Burma
18th-19th century

total length: 39.5cm, weight: 348g

Provenance

UK art market

4157

Silver-Encased Dagger (Dha Hmyaung) with Ivory Hilt

Shan people, Burma
19th century

length: 41cm, weight: 264g

Provenance

UK art market

4232

Naga Glass Bead Necklace

Naga People, Burma/India
late 1940s

length: 59cm, weight: 182g

Provenance

private collection, London.

4235

Metal Document Holder Encased in Finely Woven Rattan

Burma
early 20th century

length: 45cm, diameter: 5.4cm

Provenance

UK art market

4250

Rare Shwezawa Lacquer Chest

Burma
19th century

height: 19.5cm, length: 43.6cm, depth: 33cm

Provenance

private collection, London; acquired by the previous owner in the UK decades ago, and probably has been in the UK since the colonial era.

4253

Lacquered & Gilded Kammavaca

Burma
19th century

length: 57cm, width: 13.6cm - 16 leaves & 2 covers

Provenance

private collection, London

4254

Rare Lacquered Brass Kammavaca

Burma
early 19th century

length: 47.6cm, width: 8.5cm - 10 leaves & 2 covers

Provenance

private collection, London

3943

Pair of Borneo Man’s Solid Brass Spiral Ear Ornaments

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

diameter: 3.5cm, combined weight: 180g

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 ethnographica mostly from Borneo and Indonesia.

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.

3957

Balinese Repoussed & Chased Silver Offering Bowls

Bali, Indonesia
early 20th century

heights: 4.5cm, diameters: 11.6cm, combined weight: 211g

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 ethnographica mostly from Borneo and Indonesia.

3958

Gem-Set Gilded & Silver Filigree Ear Plug Ornaments

Java, Indonesia
19th century

length: 3cm, diameter: 2.5cm, combined weight: 32g

Provenance

UK art market