Our catalogue > Selected Finest items

This especially curated page draws on some of the finest & most interesting items that we have in stock right now.

Each piece is of museum quality, and has sound provenance. Most items have been sourced from within the UK, often from old colonial-era collections.

Do sign-up for our monthly catalogues so you can see new additions to our stock as they arrive.

or...

5364

Enquiry about object: 5364

    Your First Name (required)

    Your Last Name (required)

    Your Email (required)

    Your Country (required)

    Your Message

    Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

    Java or Sumatra, Indonesia, but possibly 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.

    7119

    Enquiry about object: 7119

      Your First Name (required)

      Your Last Name (required)

      Your Email (required)

      Your Country (required)

      Your Message

      Pair of Mounted, Large, Gilded Silver Lucknow Fish Elements

      India, probably Lucknow
      18th-19th century

      width (individually): approximately 45cm, height: approximately 28.5cm; display stand's width: 48cm, depth: 20cm, height: 44cm

      Provenance

      UK art market

      7234

      Enquiry about object: 7234

        Your First Name (required)

        Your Last Name (required)

        Your Email (required)

        Your Country (required)

        Your Message

        Outstanding Royal Thai Gilded Bronze Garuda

        Bangkok, Thailand
        mid-19th century

        height: approximately 45cm, width: 43.5cm, height (with stand): 55.5cm

        Provenance

        private collection, UK.

        6911

        Enquiry about object: 6911

          Your First Name (required)

          Your Last Name (required)

          Your Email (required)

          Your Country (required)

          Your Message

          Wobe or We (Ngere) Wooden Face Mask

          Wobe or We (Ngere) People, Ivory Coast
          early 20th century

          height: approximately 27.5cm, width: 20.5cm, depth: 18.5cm, weight: 1,700g

          Provenance

          private estate collection, UK.

          7174

          Enquiry about object: 7174

            Your First Name (required)

            Your Last Name (required)

            Your Email (required)

            Your Country (required)

            Your Message

            Large, Royal Mother-of Pearl Inlaid Lacquer Talum Mook Phai from Bangkok’s Sukhothai Palace

            Bangkok, Thailand
            mid-19th century

            width: 52cm, height: 20cm

            Sold

            Provenance

            UK art market; Sukhothai Palace, Bangkok, Thailand.

            6505

            Enquiry about object: 6505

              Your First Name (required)

              Your Last Name (required)

              Your Email (required)

              Your Country (required)

              Your Message

              Rare Pair of Wooden Supports Carved as Sri Lankan or South Indian Chetties or Ascetics

              South India or Sri Lanka
              circa 18th century

              height of each: 98.7cm

              Provenance

              UK art market

              7118

              Enquiry about object: 7118

                Your First Name (required)

                Your Last Name (required)

                Your Email (required)

                Your Country (required)

                Your Message

                Rare Pair of Bukharan Gold Ear Pendants (Kadjak) set with Pearls & Coloured Stones

                Bukhara, Uzkekistan (Central Asia)
                19th century-early 20th century

                length (including twisted silver wire): 14.6cm, combined weight: 32g

                Provenance

                private collection, Germany.

                7032

                Enquiry about object: 7032

                  Your First Name (required)

                  Your Last Name (required)

                  Your Email (required)

                  Your Country (required)

                  Your Message

                  Parcel-Gilt Copper Shrine of Padmapani Lokeswara Shrine set with Coral

                  Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
                  circa 1850

                  height: 38cm, width: 28.4cm, depth: 14cm

                  Provenance

                  UK art market

                  6727

                  Enquiry about object: 6727

                    Your First Name (required)

                    Your Last Name (required)

                    Your Email (required)

                    Your Country (required)

                    Your Message

                    Massive Indian Silver Presentation Footed Bowl & Stand

                    Madras, India
                    dated 1898

                    height of bowl: 35cm, width (handle to handle): 53cm, depth: approximately 41cm, overall height (with stand): 55cm, weight of bowl: 4,586g

                    Provenance

                    private collection, UK

                    7236

                    Enquiry about object: 7236

                      Your First Name (required)

                      Your Last Name (required)

                      Your Email (required)

                      Your Country (required)

                      Your Message

                      Early Srivijaya Standing Bronze Buddha

                      Srivijaya Empire, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
                      7th-8th century

                      height: 22.5cm, height (with stand): 27.8cm, weight (without stand): 1,155g

                      Provenance

                      private collection, London, UK

                      7017

                      Enquiry about object: 7017

                        Your First Name (required)

                        Your Last Name (required)

                        Your Email (required)

                        Your Country (required)

                        Your Message

                        Pair of Large South Indian Chettiar Gold, Diamond & Ruby Ear Studs (Thodu)

                        Chettiar Community, Tamil Nadu, South India
                        19th century

                        width: approximately 2.6cm, depth: 2.7cm, combined weight: 19g, combined weight of diamonds: 0.88 carats

                        Provenance

                        Chettiar family - private collection, South England

                        7142

                        Enquiry about object: 7142

                          Your First Name (required)

                          Your Last Name (required)

                          Your Email (required)

                          Your Country (required)

                          Your Message

                          Moroccan Superb, Rare Pair of Parcel-Gilded & Enamelled Silver Anklets

                          Berber People, Tclemen, Morocco
                          19th century

                          width: approximately 12cm, depth: approximately 8cm, height: 7.5cm, combined weight: 817g

                          Sold

                          Provenance

                          private collection, UK; acquired from France.

                          7214

                          Enquiry about object: 7214

                            Your First Name (required)

                            Your Last Name (required)

                            Your Email (required)

                            Your Country (required)

                            Your Message

                            Indian Miniature Painting of Krishna & Radha at Holi

                            Rajasthan, India
                            circa 1850

                            21.8 x 16.2cm

                            Sold

                            Provenance

                            UK art market

                            6775

                            Enquiry about object: 6775

                              Your First Name (required)

                              Your Last Name (required)

                              Your Email (required)

                              Your Country (required)

                              Your Message

                              Pair of Large, Indian, Princely, Parcel-Gilded & Enamelled Garuda Figures

                              Rajasthan, India
                              circa 1800

                              heights (without stands): 23.8cm, width: 12.4cm, height (with stands): 32.5cm, combined weight: 2,475g

                              Provenance

                              German private collection, bought by the father of the previous owner in Germany in 1971 at the sale of a Rajasthan Maharaja's possessions

                              6611

                              Enquiry about object: 6611

                                Your First Name (required)

                                Your Last Name (required)

                                Your Email (required)

                                Your Country (required)

                                Your Message

                                Portuguese-Thai Lacquered Box with Braganza Cross Mother-of-Pearl & Glass Inlay

                                Thailand, probably Ayutthaya, & Portugal
                                17th-18th century

                                length: 26.6cm, depth: 14.8cm, height: 13.2cm, weight: 936g

                                Provenance

                                Portuguese art market

                                6773

                                Enquiry about object: 6773

                                  Your First Name (required)

                                  Your Last Name (required)

                                  Your Email (required)

                                  Your Country (required)

                                  Your Message

                                  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

                                  Enquiry about object: 6762

                                    Your First Name (required)

                                    Your Last Name (required)

                                    Your Email (required)

                                    Your Country (required)

                                    Your Message

                                    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

                                    6888

                                    Enquiry about object: 6888

                                      Your First Name (required)

                                      Your Last Name (required)

                                      Your Email (required)

                                      Your Country (required)

                                      Your Message

                                      East Javanese or Madurese Ceremonial Rattan & Wood Ceremonial Rice Basket

                                      East Java or Madura, Indonesia
                                      19th century

                                      diameter: approximately 26cm, height: 22cm, weight: 480g

                                      Provenance

                                      art market, France.

                                      6697

                                      Enquiry about object: 6697

                                        Your First Name (required)

                                        Your Last Name (required)

                                        Your Email (required)

                                        Your Country (required)

                                        Your Message

                                        Magnificent & Large Sri Lankan Cobra Demon (Maha Raksa) Dance Mask

                                        Sinhala people, Coastal Sri Lanka
                                        19th century

                                        height: approximately 79cm (without stand), width: 62cm

                                        Provenance

                                        UK art market

                                        6728

                                        Enquiry about object: 6728

                                          Your First Name (required)

                                          Your Last Name (required)

                                          Your Email (required)

                                          Your Country (required)

                                          Your Message

                                          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

                                          Provenance

                                          private collection, UK; previously sold at Sotheby's London, 1991.

                                          6605

                                          Enquiry about object: 6605

                                            Your First Name (required)

                                            Your Last Name (required)

                                            Your Email (required)

                                            Your Country (required)

                                            Your Message

                                            Pair of Indian Parcel-Gilt Matthew Boulton-Style Silver Filigree Candle Vases

                                            Made in India for the English Market
                                            circa 1770

                                            heights: 21.2cm, combined weight: 1,324g

                                            Provenance

                                            US art market

                                            6610

                                            Enquiry about object: 6610

                                              Your First Name (required)

                                              Your Last Name (required)

                                              Your Email (required)

                                              Your Country (required)

                                              Your Message

                                              Nepalese Gilded Plaque of Avalokiteshvara as Padmapani

                                              Nepal
                                              19th century

                                              (plaque only, without stand) width: 5.5cm, height: 24cm, weight: 495g

                                              Provenance

                                              private collection, UK.

                                              6528

                                              Enquiry about object: 6528

                                                Your First Name (required)

                                                Your Last Name (required)

                                                Your Email (required)

                                                Your Country (required)

                                                Your Message

                                                Exceptional Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Betel Box with Fine Silver Mounts

                                                Dutch Colonial East Indies, probably Batavia (Indonesia today)
                                                18th century

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

                                                Provenance

                                                UK art market

                                                6521

                                                Enquiry about object: 6521

                                                  Your First Name (required)

                                                  Your Last Name (required)

                                                  Your Email (required)

                                                  Your Country (required)

                                                  Your Message

                                                  Andaman Islands Man’s Dance Regalia

                                                  Andaman Islands, possibly from the Jarawa Tribe, South Andaman
                                                  circa 1900

                                                  indicative length of headdress (band & tassels): 49cm

                                                  Provenance

                                                  private collection, London. UK; previously, Charles Wilfred Hext (b.1880-1919)

                                                  4115

                                                  Enquiry about object: 4115

                                                    Your First Name (required)

                                                    Your Last Name (required)

                                                    Your Email (required)

                                                    Your Country (required)

                                                    Your Message

                                                    Exceptional Collection of 18 Aztec Black-Clay, Tubular, Ear Plugs or Spools

                                                    Aztec Civilisation, Capilco, Mexico
                                                    14th-15th century

                                                    diameter: 2.1cm (smallest), 3.1cm (biggest)

                                                    Provenance

                                                    UK art market, prior to that Madrid, Spain from before 1974

                                                    6389

                                                    Enquiry about object: 6389

                                                      Your First Name (required)

                                                      Your Last Name (required)

                                                      Your Email (required)

                                                      Your Country (required)

                                                      Your Message

                                                      Rare, Indo-Portuguese Ceremonial Gilded Silver Filigree Flower Basket

                                                      Indo-Portuguese Goa, India
                                                      second half of the 17th century

                                                      height: 10.2cm, diameter: 6.6cm, weight: 136g

                                                      Provenance

                                                      previously in a private house, Bangkok, Thailand

                                                      6388

                                                      Enquiry about object: 6388

                                                        Your First Name (required)

                                                        Your Last Name (required)

                                                        Your Email (required)

                                                        Your Country (required)

                                                        Your Message

                                                        Magnificent, Pierced, Chased, Miniature Silver Thai Manuscript (Dharma) Cabinet

                                                        Thailand
                                                        circa 1920

                                                        height: 32cm, width: 20.5cm, depth: 14cm, weight: 1,729g

                                                        Provenance

                                                        private collection

                                                        6251

                                                        Enquiry about object: 6251

                                                          Your First Name (required)

                                                          Your Last Name (required)

                                                          Your Email (required)

                                                          Your Country (required)

                                                          Your Message

                                                          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.

                                                          6243

                                                          Enquiry about object: 6243

                                                            Your First Name (required)

                                                            Your Last Name (required)

                                                            Your Email (required)

                                                            Your Country (required)

                                                            Your Message

                                                            Rare & Large Pair of Chinese Export Silver Bowls by Wang Hing

                                                            Maker: Wang Hing, Guangdong (Canton) & Hong Kong, China
                                                            circa 1890

                                                            heights: 11cm, diameters: 24.5cm, weights: 1,083g & 1,087g

                                                            Provenance

                                                            from an important private collection, UK.

                                                            6423

                                                            Enquiry about object: 6423

                                                              Your First Name (required)

                                                              Your Last Name (required)

                                                              Your Email (required)

                                                              Your Country (required)

                                                              Your Message

                                                              Indian Red-Stained Gold Bracelet set with Rubies

                                                              Madras, India
                                                              circa 1850

                                                              external diameter across: 7.4cm, internal diameter: 4.3cm, weight: 41.6g

                                                              Provenance

                                                              UK art market

                                                              6105

                                                              Enquiry about object: 6105

                                                                Your First Name (required)

                                                                Your Last Name (required)

                                                                Your Email (required)

                                                                Your Country (required)

                                                                Your Message

                                                                Chased & Gilded Mughal Pandan Tray inset with Turquoise-Coloured Cabochon Stones

                                                                Northern India
                                                                circa 1750

                                                                length (including handles): 35.4cm, width: 22cm, height: 6cm, weight: 726g

                                                                Reserved

                                                                Provenance

                                                                UK art market

                                                                6508

                                                                Enquiry about object: 6508

                                                                  Your First Name (required)

                                                                  Your Last Name (required)

                                                                  Your Email (required)

                                                                  Your Country (required)

                                                                  Your Message

                                                                  Large, Rare, Central Asian Gilded Silver Koranic Amulet Case set with Banded Agate, Spinels & Coral

                                                                  Emirate of Bukhara (today, Uzbekistan)
                                                                  19th century

                                                                  length: 107cm, width: 31cm, weight: 3,216g

                                                                  Provenance

                                                                  private collection, Greece/UK

                                                                  6585

                                                                  Enquiry about object: 6585

                                                                    Your First Name (required)

                                                                    Your Last Name (required)

                                                                    Your Email (required)

                                                                    Your Country (required)

                                                                    Your Message

                                                                    Colonial Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box with Chased Silver Mounts

                                                                    Dutch East Indies, Batavia/Sumatra, or Vietnam or Ryukyu Islands
                                                                    18th century

                                                                    length: 21.2cm, depth: 11cm, height: 11.2cm, weight: 499g

                                                                    Provenance

                                                                    UK art market

                                                                    6492

                                                                    Enquiry about object: 6492

                                                                      Your First Name (required)

                                                                      Your Last Name (required)

                                                                      Your Email (required)

                                                                      Your Country (required)

                                                                      Your Message

                                                                      Very Rare & Early Yoruba Shango Priest’s Costume with Leather & Mirrors

                                                                      Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                      circa 1850

                                                                      length: 96.5cm, width: 54.5cm (approximately)

                                                                      Provenance

                                                                      found in the attic of a house in northern England where it is believed to have been stored undisturbed since at least the 1930s.

                                                                      6238

                                                                      Enquiry about object: 6238

                                                                        Your First Name (required)

                                                                        Your Last Name (required)

                                                                        Your Email (required)

                                                                        Your Country (required)

                                                                        Your Message

                                                                        Chinese Export Silver Bowl by Luen Wo

                                                                        Maker: Luen Wo, Shanghai, China
                                                                        late 19th century

                                                                        diameter: 26cm, height: 15cm, weight: 1.437kg

                                                                        Provenance

                                                                        private collection, UK

                                                                        6228

                                                                        Enquiry about object: 6228

                                                                          Your First Name (required)

                                                                          Your Last Name (required)

                                                                          Your Email (required)

                                                                          Your Country (required)

                                                                          Your Message

                                                                          Pair of Japanese Export Blue & White Wayang Dishes for the Javanese Market

                                                                          Japan made for the Javanese Market
                                                                          19th century

                                                                          diameters: 24.7cm, heights: 4cm

                                                                          Reserved

                                                                          Provenance

                                                                          private collection, UK.

                                                                          6230

                                                                          Enquiry about object: 6230

                                                                            Your First Name (required)

                                                                            Your Last Name (required)

                                                                            Your Email (required)

                                                                            Your Country (required)

                                                                            Your Message

                                                                            Chinese Export Silver Centre Piece by Tuck Chang with original Carved Blackwood Stand

                                                                            Maker: Tuck Chang, Shanghai, China
                                                                            circa 1900

                                                                            height (with stand): 40cm, without stand: 32cm, diameter: 27cm, weight (without wooden stand): 1,428g

                                                                            Provenance

                                                                            private collection, UK

                                                                            6113

                                                                            Enquiry about object: 6113

                                                                              Your First Name (required)

                                                                              Your Last Name (required)

                                                                              Your Email (required)

                                                                              Your Country (required)

                                                                              Your Message

                                                                              Colonial Vizagapatam Ivory-Inlaid Portable Writing Box

                                                                              Vizagapatam, India
                                                                              1720-30

                                                                              width: 43.6cm, depth: 34cm, height: 11.4cm

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              private collection, London.

                                                                              6184

                                                                              Enquiry about object: 6184

                                                                                Your First Name (required)

                                                                                Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                Your Email (required)

                                                                                Your Country (required)

                                                                                Your Message

                                                                                Fine, Carved Hippopotamus Tooth & Horn Tumbok Lada Dagger

                                                                                North Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                                19th century

                                                                                length: 34cm, weight: 475g

                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                private English collection; private Japanese collection.

                                                                                5943

                                                                                Enquiry about object: 5943

                                                                                  Your First Name (required)

                                                                                  Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                  Your Email (required)

                                                                                  Your Country (required)

                                                                                  Your Message

                                                                                  Maharaja’s Enamelled Heavy Gold Bracelet set with Rubies, Diamonds & an Emerald

                                                                                  India, probably Hyderabad
                                                                                  circa 1750 or earlier

                                                                                  overall length: 17.5cm, dimensions of enamelled plaque: 4cm x 3.2cm, total weight: 137g, diameter as worn: approx. 6cm

                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                  private collection, UK

                                                                                  5840

                                                                                  Enquiry about object: 5840

                                                                                    Your First Name (required)

                                                                                    Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                    Your Email (required)

                                                                                    Your Country (required)

                                                                                    Your Message

                                                                                    Mongolian Polychrome Dancing Citipati Group

                                                                                    Mongolia
                                                                                    19th century

                                                                                    height: 60cm, width: 53cm

                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                    Private collection, England.

                                                                                    5445

                                                                                    Enquiry about object: 5445

                                                                                      Your First Name (required)

                                                                                      Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                      Your Email (required)

                                                                                      Your Country (required)

                                                                                      Your Message

                                                                                      Large, Rare Figurative Khatamkari Chest

                                                                                      Persia/Iran
                                                                                      Zand Dynasty, 18th century

                                                                                      length: 83.3cm, height (without stand): 39.5cm, height (with stand): 59.5cm, depth: 47cm

                                                                                      Reserved

                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                      from an aristocratic Spanish family.

                                                                                      6069

                                                                                      Enquiry about object: 6069

                                                                                        Your First Name (required)

                                                                                        Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                        Your Email (required)

                                                                                        Your Country (required)

                                                                                        Your Message

                                                                                        Pair of Bhuta Cow Figures (Nandigona)

                                                                                        Karnataka, India
                                                                                        19th century

                                                                                        lengths; 21cm, heights: 11.6cm, combined weights: 2,244g

                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                        5655

                                                                                        Enquiry about object: 5655

                                                                                          Your First Name (required)

                                                                                          Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                          Your Email (required)

                                                                                          Your Country (required)

                                                                                          Your Message

                                                                                          Rare, Early Chinese Images of Jesus & Mary on Silver, after Pierre Goret

                                                                                          China or Chinese artisans in the Philippines
                                                                                          circa 1700

                                                                                          heights: 20.8cm, widths: 16.3cm, combined weight: 371g

                                                                                          Reserved

                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                          art market, London.

                                                                                          4872

                                                                                          Enquiry about object: 4872

                                                                                            Your First Name (required)

                                                                                            Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                            Your Email (required)

                                                                                            Your Country (required)

                                                                                            Your Message

                                                                                            Collection of 145 Ethiopian Silver Crosses (Yangat Masqal)

                                                                                            Ethiopia
                                                                                            19th-early 20th century

                                                                                            approximate total combined weight: 2.2kg

                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                            private collection, UK.

                                                                                            5493

                                                                                            Enquiry about object: 5493

                                                                                              Your First Name (required)

                                                                                              Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                              Your Email (required)

                                                                                              Your Country (required)

                                                                                              Your Message

                                                                                              Rare Set of Javanese Merchant’s Double Doors with Javanese Inscription

                                                                                              Java, Indonesia
                                                                                              late 19th century

                                                                                              heights: 183cm, widths: 74cm & 76cm (incl. shared moulding)

                                                                                              Reserved

                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                              London art market

                                                                                              5471

                                                                                              Enquiry about object: 5471

                                                                                                Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                Your Email (required)

                                                                                                Your Country (required)

                                                                                                Your Message

                                                                                                Gilded-Silver Mounted, Double-Sided, 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, width of cross: 4.5cm, thickness of cross: 1.1cm, weight: 97g

                                                                                                Sold

                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                UK art market

                                                                                                5362

                                                                                                Enquiry about object: 5362

                                                                                                  Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                  Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                  Your Email (required)

                                                                                                  Your Country (required)

                                                                                                  Your Message

                                                                                                  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

                                                                                                  Sold

                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                  private collection, London, UK.

                                                                                                  6479

                                                                                                  Enquiry about object: 6479

                                                                                                    Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                    Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                    Your Email (required)

                                                                                                    Your Country (required)

                                                                                                    Your Message

                                                                                                    Large Yemeni Bridal Gilded Silver & Coral Necklace (Lazim)

                                                                                                    Bedouin People, Khawlan Sanaa Region, Yemen
                                                                                                    early 20th century

                                                                                                    total length: 67cm, circumference: 39.3cm, weight: 575g

                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                    European art market

                                                                                                    5217

                                                                                                    Enquiry about object: 5217

                                                                                                      Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                      Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                      Your Email (required)

                                                                                                      Your Country (required)

                                                                                                      Your Message

                                                                                                      Two Mughal Engraved Gilded Silver Boxes inset with Tortoiseshell Panels

                                                                                                      North India
                                                                                                      circa 1740

                                                                                                      length of largest box: 9.5cm, width: 8.8cm, height: 3.3cm, weight: 183g; length of smaller box: 7.5cm, width: 6.7cm, height: 1.8cm, weight: 98g

                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                      Scottish art market

                                                                                                      5363

                                                                                                      Enquiry about object: 5363

                                                                                                        Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                        Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                        Your Email (required)

                                                                                                        Your Country (required)

                                                                                                        Your Message

                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                        5252

                                                                                                        Enquiry about object: 5252

                                                                                                          Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                          Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                          Your Email (required)

                                                                                                          Your Country (required)

                                                                                                          Your Message

                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                          4667

                                                                                                          Enquiry about object: 4667

                                                                                                            Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                            Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                            Your Email (required)

                                                                                                            Your Country (required)

                                                                                                            Your Message

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

                                                                                                            China
                                                                                                            circa 1920

                                                                                                            height: 45cm, total weight: 863g

                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                                            5076

                                                                                                            Enquiry about object: 5076

                                                                                                              Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                              Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                              Your Email (required)

                                                                                                              Your Country (required)

                                                                                                              Your Message

                                                                                                              Indo-Portuguese Parcel-Gilt Pierced Silver Bezoar Stone Box

                                                                                                              West India, probably Gujarat or Goa
                                                                                                              circa 1700

                                                                                                              length: 5cm, diameter: 4.4cm, weight: 48g

                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                              private collection, UK

                                                                                                              4078

                                                                                                              Enquiry about object: 4078

                                                                                                                Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                Your Message

                                                                                                                Rare Agate Box with Chased Silver Mounts

                                                                                                                India, perhaps Goa
                                                                                                                circa 1700

                                                                                                                height: 13.3cm, length: 14cm, depth: 10.1cm, weight: 1,127g

                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                UK art market; European collection.

                                                                                                                4052

                                                                                                                Enquiry about object: 4052

                                                                                                                  Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                  Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                  Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                  Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                  Your Message

                                                                                                                  Unusually Large, Silver Filigree Betel Box

                                                                                                                  Dutch East Indies, or possibly India
                                                                                                                  circa 1700

                                                                                                                  length: 22.3cm, width: 16cm, height: 10cm, weight: 1,675g

                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                  Private London collection (estate)

                                                                                                                  3575

                                                                                                                  Enquiry about object: 3575

                                                                                                                    Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                    Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                    Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                    Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                    Your Message

                                                                                                                    Superb Balinese Palace Door & Frame

                                                                                                                    Bali, Indonesia
                                                                                                                    18th-early 19th century

                                                                                                                    height: 178cm, width: 110cm

                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                    private collection, Ireland.

                                                                                                                    3589

                                                                                                                    Enquiry about object: 3589

                                                                                                                      Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                      Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                      Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                      Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                      Your Message

                                                                                                                      Ottoman Armenian Woman’s Wooden Stilted Clogs (Qabqab) with Engraved Silver Mounts

                                                                                                                      Armenian People, Ottoman Turkey
                                                                                                                      19th century

                                                                                                                      length: 24cm, height: 12.5cm

                                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                                      from the collection of the family of John Lee, Baron Lee of Trafford, Bowdon Old Hall, Cheshire, UK. The family of Lord Lee has occupied Bowdon Old Hall since 1919 and the clogs formed part of the contents of the house. The wife of Baron Lee is of Armenian descent.

                                                                                                                      3026

                                                                                                                      Enquiry about object: 3026

                                                                                                                        Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                        Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                        Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                        Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                        Your Message

                                                                                                                        Rare Indian Lucknow Enamelled Silver & Leather Hookah Base

                                                                                                                        Lucknow, India
                                                                                                                        18th century

                                                                                                                        height: 20.2cm, diameter of base: 14.8cm, weight: 611g

                                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                                                        2218

                                                                                                                        Enquiry about object: 2218

                                                                                                                          Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                          Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                          Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                          Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                          Your Message

                                                                                                                          Rare Yoruba Carved Wooden Processional Staff

                                                                                                                          Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                                                          19th-20th century

                                                                                                                          length/height: 108cm

                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                          private collection, London; and previously, a private European collection.

                                                                                                                          1449

                                                                                                                          Enquiry about object: 1449

                                                                                                                            Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                            Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                            Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                            Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                            Your Message

                                                                                                                            Two Very Rare Parcel-Gilded ‘Cadogan’ Style Copper & Silver Ritual Wine Ewers

                                                                                                                            Nepal
                                                                                                                            18th-19th century

                                                                                                                            height: 12.5cm & 13cm; width: 16cm & 17.5cm; weight: 270g & 284g

                                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                                                            1010

                                                                                                                            Enquiry about object: 1010

                                                                                                                              Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                              Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                              Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                              Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                              Your Message

                                                                                                                              Sri Lankan Tortoiseshell Betel Box with Engraved, Parcel-gilt Silver Mounts

                                                                                                                              Sri Lanka
                                                                                                                              late 18th century

                                                                                                                              length: 16cm, width: 12cm, height: 5.2cm, weight: 305g

                                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                                                              848

                                                                                                                              Enquiry about object: 848

                                                                                                                                Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                                Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                                Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                                Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                                Your Message

                                                                                                                                Rare, Finely Carved Coconut Money Box with Silver Mounts (Alcancia)

                                                                                                                                Spanish Colonial Guatemala
                                                                                                                                18th century

                                                                                                                                height: 18cm, length: 19cm, weight: 437g

                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                European antiques market.

                                                                                                                                2181

                                                                                                                                Enquiry about object: 2181

                                                                                                                                  Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                                  Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                                  Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                                  Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                                  Your Message

                                                                                                                                  Life-sized Sepik Ancestor Figure

                                                                                                                                  Sepik Region, New Guinea
                                                                                                                                  late 19th century

                                                                                                                                  height: 165cm

                                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                                  Francis de Sales McHugh Collection, collected by de Sales McHugh in the first half of the 20th century.

                                                                                                                                  1323

                                                                                                                                  Enquiry about object: 1323

                                                                                                                                    Your First Name (required)

                                                                                                                                    Your Last Name (required)

                                                                                                                                    Your Email (required)

                                                                                                                                    Your Country (required)

                                                                                                                                    Your Message

                                                                                                                                    Massive Tibetan Silver Prayer Wheel (‘Khor)

                                                                                                                                    Tibet
                                                                                                                                    18th-19th century

                                                                                                                                    length: of wheel and handle: 106cm, diameter of wheel: 19cm, thickness of wheel drum: 9cm

                                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                                    formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, London.