Our catalogue > Indian (Hindu, Parsi, Christian) Antiques

Antique objects from the Hindu, Jain, Christian & Parsi (Parsee or Zoroastrian) communities of India are on this page. Each item is for sale.

We also have separate pages for Indian Bronzes, Mughal Indian antiques, Colonial Indian Silver, and Mughal Silver. Additional Indian textiles are to be found in our Textiles section.

Each of our pieces here has been sourced from within the UK, typically from old, private collections, and Indian items from us are now to be found in museums around the world.

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7124

Superb Vizagapatam Ebony Box overlaid with Tortoiseshell & Etched Ivory Veneer with Silver Mounts

Vizagapatam, India
circa 1750

height: 8.8cm, width: 27.9cm, depth: 19cm, weight: 1,650g

Provenance

private collection, England.

9302

Naga Necklace with Dark-Blue Trade Beads

Naga People, Western Burma & North-eastern India
early 20th century

circumference: approximately 66cm, weight: 287g

Provenance

private collection, US

9314

Indian Silver Gajredar Bracelet

Rajasthan, India
19th–early 20th century

internal diameter: approximately 4.5cm, thickness: 2.2cm, weight: 341g

Provenance

private collection, US

8966

Indian Wearable Silver & Amber Bead Necklace

India
19th century

circumference: 70cm, width of main bead: approximately 2.8cm, weight: 47g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

9316

Indian Cast Silver ‘Rope’ Anklet or Bracelet

Gujarat, India
early 20th century

internal diameter: approximately 5.5cm, thickness: 4.8cm, weight: 300g

Provenance

private collection, US

9320

Gujurat-Omani-Zanzibar Part-Gilt Silver Necklace & Talismanic Pendant

Western India, Zanzibar or Oman
circa 1900

width of pendant: 11.6cm, length of chain: 97cm, overall weight: 419g

Provenance

UK art market

9191

Fine, Madras Silver Makara Bracelet

Madras, South India
circa 1870

internal diameter (widest): 5.7cm, weight: 64g

Provenance

UK art market

6775

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

9294

Exceptionally Rare Naga Headhunter’s Necklace with Five-Heads & Buffalo

Naga People, Burma/India
early 20th century

circumference: approximately 65.5cm, length of brass pendant: 16.7cm, weight: 205g

Provenance

private collection, US

9277

Massive Indian Silver Flask (Surahi)

Rajasthan, India
late 19th century

height: approximately 48cm, width: approximately 28cm, weight: 2,980g

Provenance

UK art market

9300

Rare Naga Necklace with Turquoise-coloured Trade Beads

Naga People, Burma/India
early 20th century

circumference: approximately 83cm, weight: 328g

Provenance

private collection, US

9303

Naga Warrior’s Tiger Hunting Necklace

Naga People, Burma/India
early 20th century or earlier

circumference: approximately 73cm, width of pendant: 11cm, length of boar teeth: approximately 9.1cm, weight: 207g

Provenance

private collection, US

8990

Unusually Ample & Long Indian Glass Trade Bead & Brass Bead Necklace

Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

circumference: 128cm, weight: 820g

Provenance

private collection, UK

8965

Rare, Inscribed, Shaivite 22-Spout Water Vessel or Lota

South India
18th-19th century

height: approximately 27.5cm, width: approximately 33cm, weight: 2,503g

Provenance

private collection, England.

8465

Large Indian Poona Silver Bowl

Poona, India
circa 1880

width: approximately 26cm, height: 15.5cm, weight: 1,310g

Provenance

UK art market

8972

Indo-Portuguese Bezoar Stone with Silver Mounts & Chain

India, probably Goa, & possibly Ottoman Turkey
circa 1700

overall length: 10.1cm, width of stone: 2.9cm, weight: 11g

Provenance

UK art market

9073

Indian Bone Female Attendant Deity

Karnataka, India
17th century

height (including stand): 15.3cm, width: 4cm, weight: 139g

Provenance

art market/private collection, UK

8920

Indian Cast Brass Finials to Decorate the Horns of a Bullock

Central or Southern India
18th-19th century

height: 10.6cm, width: 3.7cm, combined weight: 314g

Provenance

UK art market; private UK collection.

9010

Northern Indian Pair of Silver Anklets or Bracelets

Northern India, probably the Punjab
early 19th century

internal width: approximately 9cm, width: 11.5cm, depth: 9cm, combined weight: 226g

Provenance

UK art market

8745

Indian Khandoba’s or Aiyanar’s Horse in Silver

South India
17th-18th century

height: 13.2cm, length: 10.8cm, width: 4cm, weight: 148g

Provenance

UK art market

8773

Rajasthan Woman’s Silver Torque (Hansuli)

Rajasthan, India
19th-20th century

width: 17.6cm, depth: 1.2cm, display height (including stand): 19.8cm, weight: 303g

Provenance

private collection, UK

8660

Pair of Large South Indian Temple Priest’s Rattle Anklets (Kal Chilampu)

Irinjalakuda, Kerala, South India
18th-19th century

length: 17.3cm, width: 17.2cm, combined weight: 1,222g

Provenance

UK art market

4949

Punjabi Pair of Silver Anklets (Jhanhjar)

Punjab, India/Pakistan
early 20th century

exterior diameter: 12.2cm, interior diameter: 9cm, combined weight: 377g

Provenance

Sotheby's New York; Collection of (the late) Paul Walter; probably acquired by him in London.

8587

Pair of Indian Silver Toe Ring Sets (Bichhua or Phulri)

India, probably Gujarat or Rajasthan
early 20th century

width of semi-circle plate: approximately 6.1cm, combined weight: 278g

Provenance

UK art market

8661

Large South Indian Temple Priest’s Anklet (Kal Chilampu)

Irinjalakuda, Kerala, South India
18th-19th century

width: approximately 24cm, length: 22.8cm, depth: 11.2cm, weight: 3,579g

Provenance

UK art market

8724

Pair of Assam Gold & Ruby Lotus Ear Plugs (Thuria)

Assam, North Eastern India
19th-early 20th century

length: approximately 3.2cm, width: 2.4cm, combined weight: 16g

Provenance

UK art market

7195

Assam Brass Waist Ornaments (Benyop)

Adi-Minyong people, Assam & Arunchal Pradesh, India
18th-19th century

length (of the largest piece): 11cm, width: 9.1cm, combined weight: 598g

Provenance

UK art market

8513

Pair of Indian Bronze Anklets

Andhra Pradesh, North India
19th century

length: approximately 14.4cm, width: approximately 10.1cm, combined weight: 884g

Provenance

UK art market

8689

Indian White Marble Votive Offering Shaped as a Foot

India
19th century

height: 18.4cm, length: 19.9cm, width: 8.7cm, weight: 3,608g

Provenance

UK art market

7198

Indo-Portuguese Parcel-Gilt Silver Bezoar Stone Box

West India, probably Gujarat or Goa
circa 1700

height: 6cm, diameter: 4.5cm, weight: 45g

5364

Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

Java or Sumatra, Indonesia, but most probably 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.

7209

Indian Painting of Jayaji Rao Sindhia, Maharaja of Gwalior

India, probably Delhi
circa 1870

8.5 x 5.4cm, with border: 15.3 x 12.8cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.

7213

Indian Painting of a Royal Courtesan

India, probably Delhi
circa 1850

4 x 6.8cm, with border: 10 x 12.8cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

5876

Indian Ruby-set Gold Marriage Tali Pendant

Tamil Nadu, South India
early 20th century

length: 2.6cm, width: 1.3cm, weight: 4.33g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

6988

Flexible Indian Silver Chain Necklace (Kamardani) with a Torus Rock Crystal Pendant

Karnataka, India
19th century-early 20th century

length of chain: 47.2cm, length of pendant: 7.7cm, outer diameter of crystal: approximately 4.9cm, weight: 118g

Provenance

UK art market

5544

Indian Banjara Silver Torque

Lambadi or Banjara and Sugali People, Andhra Pradesh, India
early 20th century

diameter: 17.4cm x 17.1cm, weight: 371g

Provenance

private European collection

6905

North Indian Silver Rosewater Sprinkler

Northern India
19th century

height: 31.1cm, width: 8.8cm, depth: 7cm, weight: 249g

Provenance

UK art market

6930

Pair of Indian Silver & Gold Woman’s Ear Ornaments (Akota)

Saurashtra Peninsula, Gujarat, India
early 20th century

width (individually): 5.2cm, height: 6.2cm, depth: 3.1cm, combined weight: 83g

Provenance

private European collection

7005

Early Indian Terracotta Mother Goddess

Mathura District, Uttar Pradesh, Northern India
200-300BC

height: 18.2cm, width: 8.6cm, weight: 420g

Provenance

UK art market

6683

Gujarat Silver Amulet Pendant (Madalio)

Kutch area, Gujarat, India
early 20th century

height: 13.2cm, width: 9.9cm, weight: 107g

Provenance

private European collection

6781

Naga Brass Pendant

Konyak Naga People, Burma/India
circa 1900

height: 16cm, width: 6.3cm, weight: 90g

Provenance

private European collection

6779

Naga Blue Glass Bead & Brass Necklace

Konyak Naga People, Burma/India
circa 1900

length of pendant: 14.5cm, width: 6.2cm, circumference: approximately 72cm

Provenance

private European collection

6783

Pair of Naga Brass Bracelets

Naga People, North-Eastern India
19th century

internal diameter: approximately 6.8cm, combined weight: 549g

Provenance

private European collection

6889

Pair of Indian Silver Sun-Burst Ear Plugs

India, probably Gujarat
19th century-early 20th century

diameter: approximately 4.6cm, depth: 2cm, diameter of the cylindrical plug at the back: approximately 2.1cm, combined weight: 34g

Provenance

UK art market

6846

Parsi Ritual Silver Ses or Sace Cone (Soparo)

Northern India
dated 1933

diameter: 17.3cm, height: 34.5cm, weight: 787g

Provenance

UK art market

6680

Pair of Sri Lankan or South Indian Yali Door Plates

Sri Lanka or South India
circa 18th century

length (each): 16.5cm, width: 13.7cm, combined weight: 1,041g

Provenance

UK art market

6400

Indian Silver Pierced Crown, possibly for a Deity (Mukut)

India
early 20th century

width: 24.5cm, height: 18.2cm, weight: 164g

Provenance

private collection

6552

Rajasthani Pair of Silver ‘Sun-Burst’ Bracelets (Kada or Bangri Gokru

Rajasthan, India
early 20th century

external diameter: 11cm, internal diameter: 7.3cm, thickness: 0.8cm, combined weight: 189g

Provenance

private collection, Netherlands

5504

Indian Gold Ring set with White Sapphires, Garnets & Rubies

India
18th century & later

weight: 13.35g, ring size: M (UK), 6.25 (US)

Provenance

UK art market

6343

Hindu Pilgrim’s Silver Shrinathji Amulet Pendant Necklace (Chhedi ka Jantar)

Rajasthan, India
19th century

dimension of amulet: 5cm x 5.5cm, weight: 51g

Provenance

UK art market

6346

Hindu Pilgrim’s Silver Ganesh Amulet Pendant (Chhedi ka Jantar)

Rajasthan, India
19th century

dimensions (excluding the spherical dangles): 6.5cm x 6.7cm, weight: 94g

Provenance

UK art market

6341

Fine, Hindu Pilgrim’s Silver Krishna & Radha Amulet Pendant Necklace (Chhedi ka Jantar)

Rajasthan, India
19th century

total length of necklace: 60cm, dimensions of amulet: 4.5cm x 6cm, overall weight: 187g

Provenance

UK art market

6521

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)

6455

Indian Pierced Silver Perfume Box

Northern India
18th century

width: 12cm, height: 9.5cm, depth: 9.4cm, weight: 398g

Provenance

UK art market

6397

Indian Silver Pierced Crown, probably for a Deity

India
early 20th century

width: 21.5cm, height: 17cm, weight: 159g

Provenance

private collection

5656

Rare Gujarati Silk Trade Shawl with Rare Tax Stamps

Gujarat, Western India
late 18th century

152.5cm x 151cm

Provenance

UK art market

5393

Parsi (Parsee) Cream Sari with Pallav & Embroidered Border (Kor Pallav No Garo)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
early 20th century

length: 451cm, width: 114cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

6344

Hindu Pilgrim’s Silver Amulet Pendant (Chhedi ka Jantar)

Rajasthan, India
19th century

dimension of amulet: 6.3cm x 7cm, weight: 77g

Provenance

UK art market

6113

Colonial Vizagapatam Ivory-Inlaid Portable Writing Box

Vizagapatam, India
1720-30

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

Provenance

private collection, London.

1647

Fine, South Indian Silver Bracelet

South India or Sri Lanka
19th century

external width: 9.8cm, internal width at widest point: 6.8cm, weight: 156g

Provenance

UK art market

6247

Naga Chank Shell Bead Necklace

Naga People, Eastern India/Western Burma
19th century

length: 60cm, weight: 216g

Provenance

private collection, London

6249

Naga Warrior’s Brass Neck Torque

Naga People, Eastern India/Western Burma
18th-19th century

width: 16.5cm, weight: 135g

Provenance

private collection, London.

6389

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

6332

Chased Indian Silver Ritual Temple Hand Fan

India, probably Rajasthan
late 19th century

length of handle: 37.8cm, width: 17.8cm, weight: 469g

Provenance

UK art market

5378

Parsi (Parsee) Pantaloons (Ijar)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
early 20th century

width: 55cm, length: 70cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

5383

Parsi (Parsee) Red Sari Embroidered Border (Kor Ni Sari)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
early 20th century

length: approximately 518cm, width: 115cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

5382

Parsi (Parsee) Blue Sari with Embroidered Border (Kor Ni Sari)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India
early 20th century

length: approximately 449cm, width: 112cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

6352

Fine, Chased Indian Silver Ritual Temple Hand Fan

India, probably Rajasthan
late 19th century

length: 35cm, width: 16cm, weight: 386g

Provenance

UK art market

6333

Indian Silver Wire Torque (Hansli)

Rajasthan or Gujarat, India
19th century

diameter: 19cm x 17cm, weight: 396g

Provenance

UK art market

6362

Large, Rajastani Silver Bracelet

Rajasthan or Sindh, India
19th-early 20th century

internal diameter: 4.7cm, external diameter: 9.4cm, thickness; 4.9cm, weight: 322g

Provenance

UK art market

4982

Pair of Indian Silver Head/Temple Ornaments

Himachal Pradesh, India, or possibly Hazara, Afghanistan
circa 1900

lengths: 26cm, widths: 5.5cm, combined weight: 202g

Provenance

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

5528

Three Indian Brass Kohl Containers

India
19th century

lengths: 7.5cm-14.6cm

Provenance

UK art market

6066

Indian Silver Coin Necklace

India
early 20th century (coins dated 1878 and 1915)

length: 50cm, weight: 85g

Provenance

UK art market

6102

Unusual South Indian Inscribed Bronze Ewer

South India, probably Andhra Pradesh
17th-18th century

height: 34.3cm, width: 25cm, depth: 14.5cm, weight: 2,623g

Provenance

UK art market

5614

Unusual Cast & Engraved Bronze Horse Head, probably of the Deity Aiyanar

South India
18th-19th century

width: 32cm, height: 24.6cm, depth: 11cm

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

6017

Fine, Indian Chased Silver Waist Belt (Oddiyanam)

Andhra Pradesh or Tamil Nadu, India
19th century

diameter when closed: 18.3cm, circumference: 61cm, weight: 324g

Provenance

UK art market

6018

Rajasthani Silver Bracelet

Rajasthan, India
19th-early 20th century

external diameter: 8.5cm, internal diameter: 5cm, thickness: 1.3cm, weight: 119g

Provenance

UK art market

1872

Indian Cast Brass Toe Ring

India, probably Uttar Pradesh
18th century

height: 4.2cm, length: 4cm, weight: 38.6g

Provenance

Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

5849

Indian Carved Wooden Lintel Panel

India
circa 17th century

length: 92cm, width: 19cm

Provenance

UK art market

4989

South Indian Silver Chauka-form Lingam Pendant

Karnataka, South India
19th century

width: 13cm , height: 9.8cm, thickness: 3.6cm, weight: 348g

Provenance

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

5603

Rajasthani Silver Cuff Bracelet

Rajasthan, India
19th century

length: 8.6cm, diameter: 6.3cm-7.5cm, weight; 95g

Provenance

UK art market

4941

Indian Embroidered & Mirrored Cotton Upper Garment (Choli), with a 19th century Label Card

Northern India
19th century

width from arm to arm: 77cm, length: 37cm

Provenance

old private collection, UK.

5619

Pair of Fine, South Indian Silver Bracelets

Lakshadweep Islands, South India
19th century

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

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4844

Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
19th century

height: 64cm, width: 57cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

5850

Indian Silver Toe Ring Set (Bichhua or Phulri)

India, probably Gujarat or Rajasthan
early 20th century

length: 15cm (approx.), weight: 96g

Provenance

UK art market

5872

Unusual Indian Silver Bracelet (Gajre)

India, probably Rajasthan or Gujarat
19th century

internal diameter: 4.6cm, height: 3cm, weight: 107g

Provenance

private collection, England

3128

Three Indian Mounted Bronze Palanquin Pole-Ends

India
17th-18th century

lengths (without stands): 10.5cm, 13cm, 26cm; height of largest (with stand): 15.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

3042

Carved Indian Black Stone Vaishnavite Pediment

Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, India
10th-11th century

width: 38cm, height: 14.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

5626

Ruby-set Gold Marriage Tali Pendant

Tamil Nadu, South India
early 20th century

length: 2.7g, weight: 4.5g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

4980

Pair of Part-Gilded Silver Earrings (Dodi Bali)

Thar Desert Region, Bikaner, India
early 20th century

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

Provenance

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

5275

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

Gujarat, India
early 20th century

diameter: 3.1cm, combined weight: 19.17g

Provenance

UK art market

4842

Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
19th century

width: 51cm, height: 42cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

5280

Pair of Fine, Northern Indian Silver Bangles

Northern Rajasthan, India
circa 1900

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

Provenance

UK art market

4965

Indian Pierced Silver Bracelet

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

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

Provenance

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

5376

Unusual Parsi Embroidered Silk Purse

Gujarat, Northern India
mid-20th century

length: 21.7cm, height: 15cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

4841

Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
19th century

height: 66cm, width: 64cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

5377

Fine Parsi Embroidered Vest (Jhabla)

Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
19th century

height: 57cm, width: 55.5cm

Provenance

from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

2610

South Indian Gold Ruby-Set Temple Ear Ornaments

South India
18th-19th century

length: 10cm, maximum width: 3.4cm, combined weight: 87g

Provenance

private collection. UK.

4860

Indian Yellow Venetian Glass & Brass Bead Necklace

Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

length: 84cm, weight: 280g

Provenance

UK private collection

4041

Indian Silver & Gilded Silver Braided Belt (Kamarpatti)

Maharashtra or Andhra Pradesh, India
19th century

length: 81cm, height of bezel: 6cm, weight: 332g

Provenance

UK art market

4698

Bronze Spouted Lota

Kerala, South India
17th century

height: 12.3cm, width: 17cm, weight: 1,269g

Provenance

private collection, UK

3007

Carved Colonial Bone Infant Jesus

India, probably Goa
18th century

length: 8cm height: 3.5cm

Provenance

UK art market; most probably the item has been in the UK since colonial times.

4233

Indian Inscribed Hanging Cast Brass Lamp

Kerala, India
19th-early 20th century

diameter of pan: 17.5cm, height: 18.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

4913

Silver Panelled Belt (Araipatti)

Tamil Nadu, South India
19th century

approx. length: 72cm, width: 6cm, weight: 552g

Provenance

UK art market.

4962

Silver Bangle

Madhya Pradesh, India
early 20th century

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

Provenance

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

4259

Naga Bead & Bone Necklace or Girdle

Naga People, India/Burma
19th century

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

Provenance

private collection, London.

3552

Fine Indian Embroidered Phulkari Textile

Western Punjab, India
circa 1900

length: 237cm, width: 116cm

Provenance

UK art market

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.

4056

Embroidered Akho Gara Sari

Parsee (Parsi) Surat region, India
late 19th century

length: 530cm, width: 120cm

Provenance

UK art market

4761

Flexible Silver Armlet (Bazuband)

Rajasthan, India
19th-early 20th century

length of silver band: 17cm, width: 4.2cm, weight: 112g

Provenance

UK art market

5625

Indian Gold Marriage Pendant Tali

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

length: 3.5cm, weight: 5.7g

Provenance

private collection, UK

4261

Cast Brass Male Fertility Ring

Muria People, Bastar, Madhya Pradesh, India
18th-19th century

overall approximate widest diameter: 5cm, weight: 52g

Provenance

private London collection

1478

Fertility Pendant Carved with Yakshini Figures

India
Sunga (Shunga) Period, 200-100BC

length: 5.6cm, weight: 7g

Provenance

from a private European collection since around 1970.

4795

Flexible, Pierced, Silver Armlet (Bazuband)

Rajasthan, India
19th-early 20th century

length of silver band: 16cm, width: 7.5cm, weight: 256g

Provenance

private UK collection.

2870

Indian Brass Lamp Oil Container

South India
18th-19th century

18th-19th century

Provenance

UK art market

4265

Cast Brass Male Fertility Ring

Muria People, Bastar, Madhya Pradesh, India
18th-19th century

overall approximate widest diameter: 6cm, weight: 46g

Provenance

private London collection

4368

Three Brass Jewellery Moulds

India
circa 19th century

widest point of largest mould: 8cm; weights of each: 120g, 95g & 142g

Provenance

private collection, London

1714

Rare Colonial Indian Carved Croquet Mallet with Chased Silver Mounts

Bombay, India
19th century

length: 86cm, width of head: 14.8cm

Provenance

UK art market

226

Four Jamnagar ‘Gulab’ Betel Cutters Made in India for the Indonesian Market

Jamnagar, India, but collected in Java, Indonesia.
19th-20th century

length: each is approximately 15 cm

Provenance

private collection, London; acquired in the 1980s in Indonesia.

4331

Himalayan Carved Wooden Mask

Himalayan India - Northern Bengal or Himchal Pradesh
18th-19th century

height: 22cm, width: 13.6cm

Provenance

UK art market

5135

Four Parsi Zoroastrian Ritual Objects in High-Grade Silver

Parsi (Parsee) People, Bombay, India
19th century

height of sprinkler: 24cm, diameter of incense tray: 7.2cm, combined weight of silver: 258g

Provenance

from a Parsi family, originally from Bombay, and now based in northern England.

5137

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

Bombay, India
19th century

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

Provenance

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

5153

Indian Silver Belt Plaque

India, probably Udaipur (Mewar)
19th century

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

4992

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

Himachal Pradesh, India
circa 1900

length: 27cm, weight: 128g

Provenance

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

4956

Two Inscribed Indian Silver Bracelets

Gujarat, India
circa 1900

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

Provenance

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

5539

Indian Parcel-Gilded Silver Perfume Comb

India
19th century

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

Provenance

UK art market

5538

Indian Parcel-Gilded Silver Perfume Comb

India, probably Mysore, Karnataka
19th century

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

Provenance

private collection, UK; Christie's South Kensington, April, 2004.

5637

Indian Flexible Silver Bracelet (Chuadanti Pahunchian)

Uttar Pradesh, India
circa 1900

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

Provenance

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

4238

Indian Cast Brass Cooking Ladle (Kai Uruli)

India
18th-19th century

length: 35.7cm, diameter of pan: 10.6cm, height: 5cm, weight: 628g

Provenance

UK art market

4958

Indian Flexible Silver Bracelet (Chuadanti Pahunchian)

Uttar Pradesh, India
circa 1900

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

Provenance

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

4702

Unusual Indian Ganga-Jumna Lota

Tanjore, South India
17th century

height: 12.4cm, diameter: 15cm

Provenance

private collection, UK.