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8791

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    Pair of Zanzibar Silver-Clad Paduka-style Shoes

    Zanzibar, Swahili Coast, East Africa
    18th-19th century

    height (including toe knob): 14.8cm, width: 9.8cm, length: 25.8cm, combined weight: 1,346g

    Reserved

    Provenance

    UK art market; UK private collection

    8671

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      Superb & Elaborate Akha Woman’s Headdress

      Phami-Akha People, Kengtung State, Eastern Burma
      mid-20th century & earlier

      display height (including stand): approximately 68.5cm

      Provenance

      UK art market; UK private collection

      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

        8689

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          Indian White Marble Votive Offering Shaped as a Foot

          India
          19th century

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

          Provenance

          UK art market

          7312

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            Fijian Terracotta Water Vessel (Saqamoli)

            Fiji
            19th-20th century

            height: 16.5cm, width: 15cm, weight: 875g

            Provenance

            Antiques market, Scotland.

            7202

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              New Hebrides Abalone Shell & Turtleshell Trolling Lure Fish Hook

              New Hebrides (Vanuatu)
              19th century

              length: 7.5cm, width: 1.9cm, weight: 13g

              Provenance

              UK art market; UK private collection.

              7247

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                Fijian Trolling Lure Fish Hook (Bayaloyalo)

                Fiji
                early-to-mid 19th century

                length: approximately 10.2cm, width: 1.4cm, weight: 8g

                Provenance

                UK art market; UK private collection.

                7246

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                  Fijian Carved Wooden Bowl, possibly a Priest’s Dish

                  Fiji
                  19th century & possibly earlier

                  length: 53.2cm, width: 19cm, depth: approximately 8cm, weight: 1,105g

                  Provenance

                  UK art market; private UK collection

                  8526

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                    Solomon Islands Turtleshell & Carved Abalone Shell Trolling Lure Fish Hook

                    Solomon Islands, probably Malaita Island
                    19th century

                    length: 7.9cm, width: 1.4cm, weight: 5g

                    Provenance

                    from the estate collection of a former London museum curator.

                    6911

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                      Wobe or We (Ngere) Wooden Face Mask

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

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

                      Provenance

                      private estate collection, UK.

                      7207

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                        Fine, Dayak Brass Helmet Ornament

                        Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia/Indonesia
                        19th century

                        width: 10.6cm, height: approximately 17.5cm, weight: 93g

                        Provenance

                        UK art market

                        7054

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                          Qajar Bird Hunting Whistle & Carved Ebony Gem-Set Case

                          Persia (Iran)
                          19th century

                          length: 14.8cm, weight: 71g

                          Provenance

                          Oliver Hoare, London; Christie's, London, Indian and Islamic Works of Art, 20 Apr 2007.

                          7055

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                            Qajar Bird Hunting Whistle & Carved Wooden Gem-Set Case

                            Persia (Iran)
                            19th century

                            length: 16.5cm, weight: 58g

                            Provenance

                            Oliver Hoare, London; Christie's, London, Indian and Islamic Works of Art, 20 Apr 2007.

                            7148

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                              Tibetan Noble’s Fine Bone & Silk Belt

                              Tibet
                              19th century

                              length (including buckle): 105cm, width: 4.9cm, weight: 226g

                              Provenance

                              private collection, Germany.

                              6838

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                                Three Rare Tibetan Long Tobacco Pipes

                                Tibet
                                circa 18th century

                                length: 31.9cm, 42.6cm and 50.5cm respectively, combined weight: 810g

                                Provenance

                                Trevor Barton Collection of Pipes, London, UK.

                                7020

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                                  Fijian Tapa Bark Cloth Beater (Ike ni Masi)

                                  Fiji, probably Viti Levu Highlands region
                                  late 18th century

                                  length: 36.4cm, weight: 771g

                                  Provenance

                                  UK art market

                                  6846

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                                    Parsi Ritual Silver Ses or Sace Cone (Soparo)

                                    Northern India
                                    dated 1933

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

                                    Provenance

                                    UK art market

                                    6888

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                                      East Javanese or Madurese Ceremonial Rattan & Wood Ceremonial Rice Basket

                                      East Java or Madura, Indonesia
                                      19th century

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

                                      Provenance

                                      art market, France.

                                      6724

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                                        Unusual Indian Silver Fish Rosewater Sprinkler

                                        Northern India
                                        19th century

                                        length: approximately 23cm, height: 16.7cm, depth: 6.7cm, weight: 492g

                                        Provenance

                                        private collection, UK.

                                        6680

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                                          Pair of Sri Lankan or South Indian Yali Door Plates

                                          Sri Lanka or South India
                                          circa 18th century

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

                                          Provenance

                                          UK art market

                                          6412

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                                            Victorian-Era Display Panel of Ancient Chinese Coins & Tokens

                                            China
                                            19th century

                                            dimensions of frame: 58cm x 37.8cm

                                            Provenance

                                            private collection, UK; the coins are believed to have been collected in China in the 1870s

                                            3933

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                                              Dayak Man’s Ear Ornament (Sabau) of Carved Hornbill Casque (Beak)

                                              Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                                              19th-early 20th century

                                              height: 4.6cm, length: 10cm, width: 4.2cm, weight: 26.36g

                                              Provenance

                                              Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

                                              5135

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                                                Four Parsi Zoroastrian Ritual Objects in High-Grade Silver

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

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

                                                Provenance

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

                                                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

                                                  4267

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                                                    Woman’s Wooden Lip Plate

                                                    Kichepo People, Sudan, & Surma People, Sudan/Ethiopia
                                                    19th-early 20th century

                                                    width: 13.3cm, length: 9.6cm, thickness: 1.6cm

                                                    Provenance

                                                    private London collection.

                                                    3466

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                                                      English Tavern or Publican House Willow Nine-Pin Skittles Set

                                                      West Country, England
                                                      19th century

                                                      heights (approx.) 30cm each, and 40cm for the king pin

                                                      Provenance

                                                      UK 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

                                                        Reserved

                                                        Provenance

                                                        European private collection

                                                        1323

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                                                          Massive Tibetan Silver Prayer Wheel (‘Khor)

                                                          Tibet
                                                          18th-19th century

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

                                                          Provenance

                                                          formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, London.