Our catalogue > East-West Trade & Colonial Antiques

Shown here are Spanish, Dutch & other colonial works of art & luxury goods made in Asia and occasionally South America, for local Europeans or for the market in Europe itself, typically in the 17th & 18th centuries. Other trade-related items also are shown. Many items are from the Dutch East Indies, Sri Lanka or India. But colonial silver from South America also is included.

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8611

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    Fine, Brisé-style Chinese Silver-Gilt Filigree Fan

    Guangdong (Canton), China
    circa 1830

    length of arm: 21cm, width of arm: 2.5cm, width of unfolded fan: 35cm, weight: 185g

    Provenance

    UK art matrket

    8886

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      Carved Wooden Portrait of a Young Balinese Man

      Bali, Indonesia
      circa 1930

      height: approximately 25cm, width: 23cm, depth: approximately 16cm, weight: 2,547g

      Provenance

      private collection, UK.

      8698

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        South American Colonial Silver Bowl Chased with Cacao Pods

        Colonial South America
        18th-19th century

        width: 16.8cm, height: 10.8cm, weight: 429g

        Provenance

        UK art market

        4245

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          Dutch Colonial Chased, Oblong Silver Box

          Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
          18th century

          length: 14.3cm, width: 7.8cm, height: 3.8cm, weight: 228g

          Provenance

          UK art market

          6505

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            Rare Pair of Indian Wooden Supports Carved as Colonial Hindu Guardian Figures

            South India, probably Madras
            late 18th century

            height of each: 98.7cm

            Provenance

            UK art market

            6611

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              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

              8608

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                Dutch Colonial Ebony & Silver Betel Box

                Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia)
                first half of the 18th century

                width: 14.8cm, height: 7cm, depth: 10.5cm, weight: 528g

                Provenance

                UK art market

                7115

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                  Silver Filigree Incense Burner (Sahumador) Modelled as a Turkey & set with Coral

                  Peru, probably Ayucucho
                  circa 1800

                  width: 15cm, depth: 14cm, height: 17cm, weight: 576g

                  Provenance

                  UK art market

                  7084

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                    Ethiopian Steel Hand Cross (Yaegg Masqal)

                    Ethiopia
                    19th century

                    length: 25.5cm, width: 8.3cm, weight: 183g

                    Provenance

                    private collection, Scotland.

                    7085

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                      Ethiopian Brass Hand Cross (Yaegg Masqal)

                      Ethiopia
                      19th century

                      length: 21.2cm, width: 10.2cm, weight: 129g

                      Provenance

                      private collection, Scotland.

                      7081

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                        Ethiopian Iron Hand Cross (Yaegg Masqal)

                        Ethiopia
                        circa 17th-18th century

                        length: 27cm, width: 10cm, weight: 162g

                        Provenance

                        private collection, Scotland.

                        8739

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                          Chinese Carved Mother-of-Pearl Shell

                          China
                          19th century

                          width: 20.6cm, length: 16cm, weight: 138g

                          Provenance

                          UK art market

                          7169

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                            Ovimbundu Colonial Portuguese Female Head Privilege Sceptre or Staff

                            Ovimbundu People, Benguela, Angola
                            19th century

                            length: 82.5cmm, width: 8.5cm, weight: 941g

                            Provenance

                            private collection, UK

                            8639

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                              Colonial Indian Silver Cup by Pittar & Co.

                              Calcutta, India
                              1831-1848

                              height: 11.5cm, width: 8.5cm, depth (including handle): 11.4cm, weight: 265g

                              Provenance

                              private collection, England

                              7198

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                                Indo-Portuguese Parcel-Gilt Silver Bezoar Stone Box

                                West India, probably Gujarat or Goa
                                circa 1700

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

                                7098

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                                  Kangxi Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Indian (or Related) Engraved Silver Mounts

                                  China & India or similar
                                  Kangxi Dynasty, 17th-18th century

                                  height: 9.6cm, width: 3.8cm, weight: 51g

                                  Provenance

                                  UK art market

                                  4230

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                                    Carved Steatite Female Nomoli Figure

                                    Sierra Leone
                                    15th century or earlier

                                    height: 21cm, width: 8.5cm, weight: 1,645g

                                    Provenance

                                    Estate Collection of Seward Kennedy, London, UK.

                                    8462

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                                      Mapuche Silver Head Ornament or Necklace (Trarilonco)

                                      Mapuche People, Chile
                                      19th century

                                      length: 55cm, weight: 179g

                                      Provenance

                                      private collection, UK.

                                      7308

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                                        Mapuche Silver Sequil de Tubos Pendants

                                        Mapuche People, Chile
                                        19th century

                                        length: 9.5cm, width: 5.8cm, combined weight: 89g

                                        Provenance

                                        private collection, UK.

                                        4078

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                                          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.

                                          6734

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                                            Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Snuff Box with Silver Filigree & Enamel

                                            Dutch Colonial - Batavia, Dutch East Indies, or China
                                            18th century

                                            width: 7.4cm, depth: 5cm, height: 3.1cm, weight: 56g

                                            Provenance

                                            UK art market

                                            6716

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                                              Dutch Colonial Carved Ebony Bible Box

                                              Dutch Colonial Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
                                              18th century

                                              width: 23.2cm, depth: 16.1cm, height: 7.5cm, weight: 780g

                                              Provenance

                                              UK art market

                                              6765

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                                                Fine Dutch Colonial Batavian Silver Filigree Box & Cover

                                                Dutch East Indies, Batavia or West Coast of Sumatra
                                                circa 1700

                                                width: 9.8cm, height: approximately 5.9cm, weight: 276g

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                                                UK art market

                                                6728

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                                                  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.

                                                  6578

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                                                    Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box & Key

                                                    Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
                                                    18th century

                                                    width: 14.7cm, depth: 9.9cm, height: 6cm, weight: 586g

                                                    Provenance

                                                    UK art market

                                                    6803

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                                                      Rare Sri Lankan Horn & Silver Box

                                                      Sri Lanka
                                                      18th-19th century

                                                      width: 10.2cm, height: 11cm, depth: 5.2cm, weight: 58g

                                                      Provenance

                                                      UK art Market

                                                      6528

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                                                        Exceptional Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Betel Box with Fine Silver Mounts

                                                        Dutch Colonial East Indies, either Malay, Sumatra or Batavia (Indonesia today)
                                                        18th century

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

                                                        Provenance

                                                        UK art market

                                                        6389

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                                                          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

                                                          5656

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                                                            Rare Gujarati Silk Trade Shawl with Rare Tax Stamps

                                                            Gujarat, Western India
                                                            late 18th century

                                                            152.5cm x 151cm

                                                            Provenance

                                                            UK art market

                                                            6251

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                                                              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.

                                                              6139

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                                                                Colonial Silver-Mounted Coconut Cup

                                                                probably Colonial Sri Lanka
                                                                18th century

                                                                height: 12cm, diameter: 11cm weight: 167g

                                                                Provenance

                                                                UK art market

                                                                6217

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                                                                  Indian Gold-Inlaid, Koftgari-work Cross

                                                                  Northern India
                                                                  circa 1865

                                                                  height: 8.4cm, width: 5.6cm, weight: 22g

                                                                  Provenance

                                                                  UK art market

                                                                  6199

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                                                                    Spanish Colonial Silver Stirrup

                                                                    Spanish Colonial Alto Peru
                                                                    18th century

                                                                    height: 18cm, width: 13.3cm, depth: 13.4cm, weight: 732g

                                                                    Provenance

                                                                    London art market, previously acquired in Ghent, Belgium

                                                                    6144

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                                                                      Colonial Spanish Powder Flask (Yesquero)

                                                                      Colonial Spanish, Argentina
                                                                      19th century

                                                                      length: 7cm (not taking into account the curve), weight: 27.59g

                                                                      Provenance

                                                                      UK art market

                                                                      6107

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                                                                        Fine & Large Silver Filigree Tray or Platter

                                                                        probably India
                                                                        18th-early 19th century

                                                                        diameter: 27.5cm, height: 4cm, weight: 573g

                                                                        Provenance

                                                                        UK art market

                                                                        5533

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                                                                          Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box

                                                                          Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
                                                                          18th century

                                                                          length: 17.7cm, height: 7.1cm, depth: 12.3cm, weight: 975g

                                                                          Provenance

                                                                          UK art market

                                                                          5988

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                                                                            Fine, Colonial South American Silver Toothpick Holder

                                                                            Peru or Bolivia, Colonial South America
                                                                            18th century

                                                                            height: 11.8cm, weight: 124g

                                                                            Provenance

                                                                            UK art market

                                                                            5562

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                                                                              Colonial Satinwood Box with Pierced Silver Mounts

                                                                              Colonial Jamaica
                                                                              18th century

                                                                              length: 25cm, depth: 16.1cm, height: 10cm

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              UK art market; the Lawrence Family of Wiltshire, England, and Jamaica.

                                                                              5671

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                                                                                Kangxi Chinese Porcelain Flask with Indian (or Similar) Engraved Silver Mounts

                                                                                China & India or similar
                                                                                Kangxi Dynasty, 17th-18th century

                                                                                height: 9.6cm, weight: 66.8g

                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                private collection, UK

                                                                                4577

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                                                                                  Unusually Large Chased Silver Christian Cross

                                                                                  Sri Lanka
                                                                                  19th-early 20th century

                                                                                  height: 11.8cm, width: 6.6cm, weight: 39g

                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                  3791

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                                                                                    Dutch Colonial Betel Box of Amboyna Wood & Pierced Silver Mounts

                                                                                    Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia)
                                                                                    18th century

                                                                                    height: 9cm, length: 19.5cm, depth: 13.5cm

                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                    private collection, UK.

                                                                                    5038

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                                                                                      Pair of Colonial Carved Wooden, Iron & Leather Stirrups

                                                                                      Mexico or Chile
                                                                                      18th-19th century

                                                                                      height of wooden section of each stirrup: 25cm, width: 22cm, depth: 15.5cm, length of leather strap: 38cm

                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                      UK art market

                                                                                      4796

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                                                                                        Silver Filigree Incense Burner (Sahumador) Modelled as a Turkey

                                                                                        Peru, probably Ayucucho
                                                                                        circa 1820

                                                                                        height: 14.6cm, depth: 15.6cm, weight: 564g

                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                        1671

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                                                                                          Large, Colonial Spanish Twin-Handled Serving Dish

                                                                                          Colonial Spanish South America, probably Argentina
                                                                                          18th century

                                                                                          length: 46cm (with handles extended), width: 25.5cm, height: 5.5cm, weight: 854g

                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                          European private collection

                                                                                          4052

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                                                                                            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)

                                                                                            3785

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                                                                                              Engraved Reliquary Silver Cross

                                                                                              Spain or Portugal
                                                                                              17th century

                                                                                              height: 9.4cm, with: 6.5cm, thickness: 0.7cm, weight: 26g

                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                              1656

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                                                                                                Finely Carved Sri Lankan Eight-Sided Ebony Measure or Staff

                                                                                                Sri Lanka
                                                                                                17th-18th century

                                                                                                length: 41cm, diameter: 2.8cm

                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                UK art market

                                                                                                3616

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                                                                                                  Tortoiseshell Box with Fitted Compartments & Gilded Mounts

                                                                                                  Galle District, Sri Lanka
                                                                                                  circa 1870

                                                                                                  length: 19cm, depth: 14.3cm, height: 7cm, weight: 608g

                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                                  1547

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                                                                                                    Spanish Colonial Silver Mate Cup & Stand

                                                                                                    Argentina
                                                                                                    18th-19th century

                                                                                                    height: 14cm, weight: 290g

                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                    European private collection

                                                                                                    1668

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                                                                                                      Rare Spanish Colonial Silver Copy of a Chinese Pan Iron

                                                                                                      Mexico or elsewhere in Spanish Colonial Central & South America
                                                                                                      circa 18th century

                                                                                                      length: 18.3cm, height: 5.6cm, weight: 371g

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                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                      European private collection

                                                                                                      1679

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                                                                                                        Spanish Colonial Silver Mate Cup & Stand

                                                                                                        Bolivia
                                                                                                        late 18th century

                                                                                                        height: 16cm, weight: 287g

                                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                                        European private collection

                                                                                                        3859

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                                                                                                          Spanish Colonial Silver Candlestick

                                                                                                          Spanish Colonial South America, probably Peru
                                                                                                          17th-18th century

                                                                                                          height: 24cm, diameter: 15.3cm, weight: 618g

                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                          Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician spent much of his professional life practicing in Singapore. He amassed a large collection of Chinese jade, porcelain and ethnographica during that time.

                                                                                                          3229

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                                                                                                            Colonial Batavian Silver & Gilt Betel Box Set

                                                                                                            Batavia, Dutch East Indies
                                                                                                            early 19th century

                                                                                                            length of box: 21.3cm, depth: 13.6cm, height: 7cm, combined weight: 1,159g

                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                                            3520

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                                                                                                              Dutch Colonial Silver Filigree Heart-Shaped Box

                                                                                                              Dutch East Indies, possibly Batavia or Sumatra
                                                                                                              18th century

                                                                                                              length: 7cm, width: 5.5cm, height: 2.5cm, weight: 91g

                                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                                              1712

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                                                                                                                Massive Dutch Colonial Sri Lankan Ebony-Inlaid Teak Document Box

                                                                                                                Dutch Colonial Sri Lanka
                                                                                                                late 17th-18th century

                                                                                                                length: 72cm, depth: 51cm, height: 15.5cm

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                                                                                                                The Lairds of Blair, Blair Castle, Scotland.

                                                                                                                1714

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                                                                                                                  Rare Colonial Indian Carved Croquet Mallet with Chased Silver Mounts

                                                                                                                  Bombay, India
                                                                                                                  19th century

                                                                                                                  length: 86cm, width of head: 14.8cm

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                                                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                                                  3173

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                                                                                                                    Sri Lankan Carved Ebony Box

                                                                                                                    Galle, Sri Lanka
                                                                                                                    circa 1800

                                                                                                                    height: 10.3cm, length: 27.3cm, depth: 19cm

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                                                                                                                    UK art market

                                                                                                                    1843

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                                                                                                                      Colonial Indian Silver Brandy Warmer by Lattey Brothers & Co.

                                                                                                                      Calcutta, India
                                                                                                                      1843-1855

                                                                                                                      length: 19cm, weight: 254g

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                                                                                                                      UK art market

                                                                                                                      1715

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                                                                                                                        Exceptionally Fine Indian Deccan Parcel-Gilt Silver Filigree Pandan

                                                                                                                        Deccan, India
                                                                                                                        18th century

                                                                                                                        height: 5cm, length: 9.6cm, weight: 77g

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                                                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                                                        1108

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                                                                                                                          Carved Tsonga Bowl attributed to Muhlati

                                                                                                                          Tsonga, Mozambique
                                                                                                                          late 19th century

                                                                                                                          height: 38cm, width: 18cm

                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                          UK art market.

                                                                                                                          1716

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                                                                                                                            Dutch Colonial Amboyna Wood & Red Lacquer Betel Box with Silver Mounts

                                                                                                                            Batavia, Dutch East Indies
                                                                                                                            late 17th-early 18th century

                                                                                                                            height: 8.8cm, length: 20cm, depth: 14.5cm, weight: 794g

                                                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                                                            collection of Paul Walter; Spink, London

                                                                                                                            1010

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                                                                                                                              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

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                                                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                                                              1085

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                                                                                                                                Brass Colonial Spanish or Dutch Stirrups

                                                                                                                                Spanish South America or Dutch Suriname
                                                                                                                                17th-19th century

                                                                                                                                both each approximately 27cm in length & 12.5cm in height; weights: 1348g and 1324g

                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                European art market.

                                                                                                                                1101

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                                                                                                                                  Spanish Colonial Tooled Leather & Wood Chest with Iron Fittings (Petaca)

                                                                                                                                  Peru
                                                                                                                                  late 17th century

                                                                                                                                  length: 50cm, width: 39cm, height: 28cm

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                                                                                                                                  UK art market.

                                                                                                                                  3007

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                                                                                                                                    Carved Colonial Bone Infant Jesus

                                                                                                                                    India, probably Goa
                                                                                                                                    18th century

                                                                                                                                    length: 8cm height: 3.5cm

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