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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

    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.

      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

          7236

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            Early Srivijaya Standing Bronze Buddha

            Srivijaya Empire, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
            7th-8th century

            height: 22.5cm, height (with stand): 27.8cm, weight (without stand): 1,155g

            Reserved

            Provenance

            private collection, London, UK

            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

              6727

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                Massive Indian Silver Presentation Footed Bowl & Stand

                Madras, India
                dated 1898

                height of bowl: 35cm, width (handle to handle): 53cm, depth: approximately 41cm, overall height (with stand): 55cm, weight of bowl: 4,586g

                Provenance

                private collection, UK

                6505

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                  Rare Pair of Wooden Supports Carved as Sri Lankan or South Indian Chetties or Ascetics

                  South India or Sri Lanka
                  circa 18th century

                  height of each: 98.7cm

                  Provenance

                  UK art market

                  6491

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                    Exceptional Lucknow Court Embroidered Zari & Silk Shawl or Sash

                    Lucknow, India
                    circa 1800

                    length: 257cm, width: 35.5cm, weight: 250g

                    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

                              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

                                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)

                                    6388

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                                      Magnificent, Pierced, Chased, Miniature Silver Thai Manuscript (Dharma) Cabinet

                                      Thailand
                                      circa 1920

                                      height: 32cm, width: 20.5cm, depth: 14cm, weight: 1,729g

                                      Provenance

                                      private collection

                                      6412

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                                        Victorian-Era Display 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.

                                            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

                                              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

                                                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)