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9282

Ottoman Woman’s Embossed, Silver-Clad Hammam Clogs (Qabqab)

Ottoman Turkey
19th century

length: 22.8cm, width: 8.3cm, height (including strap): 11.3cm, combined weight: 643g

Provenance

UK art market

8770

Rare Palestinian Silver Chin-Chain (Iznaq)

Palestine
circa 1890

length (of the chain, when extended): 48cm, width (of pendant): 3.7cm, weight: 115g

Provenance

private collection, UK

9102

Rare, Mughal Gilt-Decorated Steatite Flask (Surahi)

Northern India
17th-18th Century

height: approximately 31.8cm, diameter: approximately 13.5cm, weight: 1,341g

Provenance

private collection, England.

9092

Rare Tantric Tibetan Ritual Scraping Tool (Rinchen Serdar)

Tibet
circa 18th century

length: 14.3cm, weight: 86g

Provenance

private collection, UK

8972

Indo-Portuguese Bezoar Stone with Silver Mounts & Chain

India, probably Goa, & possibly Ottoman Turkey
circa 1700

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

Provenance

UK art market

8965

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

South India
18th-19th century

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

Provenance

private collection, England.

8845

Indian Brass Shaivite Temple Offering Box

Rajasthan, India
19th century

length: approximately 24.5cm, width: approximately 24cm, depth: 15.5cm, weight: 5,003g

Provenance

private collection, UK

8988

Balinese Finely-Carved Coconut & Stand

Bali, Indonesia
circa 1920-30

width of coconut: approximately 13.5cm, height of coconut: approximately 13cm. weight of coconut: 95g

Provenance

Dutch art market

8671

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

Chinese Carved Mother-of-Pearl Shell

China
19th century

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

Provenance

UK art market

8689

Indian White Marble Votive Offering Shaped as a Foot

India
19th century

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

Provenance

UK art market

7312

Fijian Terracotta Water Vessel (Saqamoli)

Fiji
19th-20th century

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

Provenance

Antiques market, Scotland.

7202

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

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

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

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.

7207

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

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

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

Tibetan Noble’s Fine Bone & Silk Belt

Tibet or Mongolia
19th century

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

Provenance

private collection, Germany.

6838

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

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

Parsi Ritual Silver Ses or Sace Cone (Soparo)

Northern India
dated 1933

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

Provenance

UK art market

6724

Unusual Indian Silver Fish Rosewater Sprinkler

Northern India
19th century

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

Provenance

Collection of Julian Sands, UK/US.

6680

Pair of Sri Lankan or South Indian Yali Door Plates

Sri Lanka or South India
circa 18th century

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

Provenance

UK art market

6412

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

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

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

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

3466

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