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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8530

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    Unusual Colonial Parcel-Gilt Silver Filigree Box

    India or the Dutch East Indies
    circa 1720

    width: 10.7cm, depth: 10.3cm, height: 5.8cm, weight: 372g

    Provenance

    UK art market

    8442

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      Tanjore Rosewater Sprinkler overlaid with Silver & Brass

      Tanjore (Thanjavur), South India
      late 19th century

      height: 27.2cm, width: 9.4cm, weight: 502g

      Provenance

      UK art market

      7169

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        Ovimbundu Colonial Portuguese Female Head Privilege Sceptre or Staff

        Ovimbundu People, Angola
        19th century

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

        Provenance

        private collection, UK

        7168

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          Ovimbundu Carved Wooden Privilege or Ritual Staff

          Ovimbundu People, Angola
          19th century

          length: 91cm, weight: 855g

          Provenance

          private collection, UK.

          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.

                    6605

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                      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

                      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.

                        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

                          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

                            7083

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                              Ethiopian Brass & Pierced Hand Cross (Yaegg Masqal)

                              Ethiopia
                              19th century

                              height: 24.5cm, width: 9.1cm, weight: 160g

                              Provenance

                              private collection, Scotland.

                              5217

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                                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

                                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

                                    7025

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                                      Sri Lankan Colonial Coromandel Wood Box

                                      Sri Lanka
                                      early 19th century

                                      width: 23cm, depth: 14cm, height: 9.2cm, weight: 814g

                                      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

                                        Provenance

                                        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

                                                        6113

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                                                          Colonial Vizagapatam Ivory-Inlaid Portable Writing Box

                                                          Vizagapatam, India
                                                          1720-30

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

                                                          Provenance

                                                          private collection, London.

                                                          848

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                                                            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.

                                                            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

                                                                            5076

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                                                                              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

                                                                              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

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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)

                                                                                          4618

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                                                                                            Colonial Calamander Wood Document Box with Fine Silver Mounts

                                                                                            Sri Lanka
                                                                                            18th century

                                                                                            length: 24.5cm, height: 11cm, depth: 18cm

                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                            UK art market

                                                                                            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

                                                                                                              2869

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                                                                                                                Colonial Sri Lankan Carved Ebony Box

                                                                                                                Galle, Sri Lanka
                                                                                                                circa 1830

                                                                                                                length: 28cm, depth: 20.5cm, height: 13.5cm

                                                                                                                Provenance

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

                                                                                                                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

                                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                                  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

                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                    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

                                                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                                                                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

                                                                                                                                    Peru
                                                                                                                                    late 17th century

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

                                                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                                                    UK art market.

                                                                                                                                    3007

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                                                                                                                                      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.