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    Large, Spanish Colonial Silver-Clad Chest from the Viceroyalty of Peru

    Viceroyalty of Peru
    circa 1760-1800

    Length: 85cm, height: 58.5cm, depth: 41cm

    Provenance

    previously with Bonhams London, and acquired from the US before that

    8727

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      Lucknow Niello & Enamelled Perfume Flask

      Lucknow, India
      circa 1780

      length: 8.5cm, width: approximately 3.5cm, weight: 28g

      Provenance

      UK art market

      8888

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        Superb Tibetan Silver Image of Tsong Khapa

        Tibet
        18th century

        height: 13.7cm, width: 9.8cm, depth: 7cm, weight: 606g

        Provenance

        private collection, England.

        8885

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          Tibetan Silver, Gold & Turquoise Woman’s Belt Ornament (Ghanjen or Gyenzen)

          Lhasa, Tibet
          18th-19th century

          width: 40.1cm, length: 21.8cm, weight: 234g

          Provenance

          private collection, UK

          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

            8763

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              Exceptional Pair of Algerian Large & Heavy, Solid Gold Earrings (Mecherfa)

              Chaoui people, Aures Mountains, Southern Algeria
              19th century-early 20th century

              length (including chains): approximately 14cm, combined weight: 63g

              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

                7331

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                  Impressive Pair of Nepalese Hanging Incense Burners

                  Nepal & Tibet
                  19th century

                  height of incence burners (without the chains): 38cm, width (between handles): 27cm, combined weight: 4,947g

                  Provenance

                  UK art market

                  7119

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                    Pair of Mounted, Large, Gilded Silver Lucknow Fish Elements

                    India, probably Lucknow
                    18th-19th century

                    width (individually): approximately 45cm, height: approximately 28.5cm; display stand's width: 48cm, depth: 20cm, height: 44cm

                    Provenance

                    UK art market

                    7017

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                      Pair of Large South Indian Chettiar Gold, Diamond & Ruby Ear Studs (Thodu)

                      Chettiar Community, Tamil Nadu, South India
                      19th century

                      width: approximately 2.6cm, depth: 2.7cm, combined weight: 19g, combined weight of diamonds: 0.88 carats

                      Provenance

                      Chettiar family - private collection, South England

                      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

                        6773

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                          Exceptional, Early Tanimbar Ancestor Figure

                          Tanimbar, Southeast Moluccas, Eastern Indonesia
                          18th century

                          height: 16.4cm, width: 5.4cm, depth: 4.5cm

                          Provenance

                          Private Collection, Northern England; acquired by the previous owners from an antiques fair, York, England, circa 1980

                          6775

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                            Pair of Large, Indian, Princely, Parcel-Gilded & Enamelled Garuda Figures

                            Rajasthan, India
                            circa 1800

                            heights (without stands): 23.8cm, width: 12.4cm, height (with stands): 32.5cm, combined weight: 2,475g

                            Provenance

                            German private collection, bought by the father of the previous owner in Germany in 1971 at the sale of a Rajasthan Maharaja's possessions

                            6697

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                              Magnificent & Large Sri Lankan Cobra Demon (Maha Raksa) Dance Mask

                              Sinhala people, Coastal Sri Lanka
                              19th century

                              height: approximately 79cm (without stand), width: 62cm

                              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.

                                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

                                  4115

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                                    Exceptional Collection of 18 Aztec Black-Clay, Tubular, Ear Plugs or Spools

                                    Aztec Civilisation, Capilco, Mexico
                                    14th-15th century

                                    diameter: 2.1cm (smallest), 3.1cm (biggest)

                                    Provenance

                                    UK art market, prior to that Madrid, Spain from before 1974

                                    6521

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                                      Andaman Islands Man’s Dance Regalia

                                      Andaman Islands, possibly from the Jarawa Tribe, South Andaman
                                      circa 1900

                                      indicative length of headdress (band & tassels): 49cm

                                      Provenance

                                      private collection, London. UK; previously, Charles Wilfred Hext (b.1880-1919)

                                      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

                                        6184

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                                          Fine, Carved Hippopotamus Tooth & Horn Tumbok Lada Dagger

                                          North Sumatra, Indonesia
                                          19th century

                                          length: 34cm, weight: 475g

                                          Provenance

                                          private English collection; private Japanese collection.

                                          5364

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                                            Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

                                            Java or Sumatra, Indonesia, but most probably imported from northern India
                                            Classical Period, 8th century

                                            height (without stand): 21.9cm, width: 17.1cm, depth: 11.8cm, weight: 2,576g

                                            Provenance

                                            Private Collection, London, UK.

                                            4666

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                                              Silver-Gilt Belt Buckle with Polychrome Enamel & Filigree

                                              Ottoman Turkey or regions, probably Armenian Community
                                              18th century

                                              length across: 16.2cm, height: 6.5cm, weight: 90g

                                              Provenance

                                              private collection, UK

                                              4462

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                                                Nine Copper ‘X’ Currency Crosses

                                                Luba & Yeke People, Katanga Province, Congo
                                                19th century

                                                typical diameter of a cross: 22.5cm Note: Each of these has a custom-made stand - each can be sold separately, or as part of a group.

                                                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.

                                                  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)

                                                    2218

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                                                      Rare Yoruba Carved Wooden Processional Staff

                                                      Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                      19th-early 20th century

                                                      length: 108cm

                                                      Provenance

                                                      private collection, London; and previously, a private European collection.