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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

    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

      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

            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

                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 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)