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7118

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    Rare Pair of Bukharan Gold Ear Pendants (Kadjak) set with Pearls & Coloured Stones

    Bukhara, Uzkekistan (Central Asia)
    19th century-early 20th century

    length (including twisted silver wire): 14.6cm, combined weight: 32g

    Provenance

    private collection, Germany.

    7114

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      Enamelled Gold Nine-Gem (Navaratna) Arm Band (Nauratan Bazuband)

      Delhi, India
      circa 1850

      total length: 42.3cm, width: 3.2cm, weight: 32g

      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

            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

                          6585

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                            Colonial Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Lacquered Box with Chased Silver Mounts

                            Dutch East Indies, Batavia/Sumatra, or Vietnam or Ryukyu Islands
                            18th century

                            length: 21.2cm, depth: 11cm, height: 11.2cm, weight: 499g

                            Provenance

                            UK 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)

                                6508

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                                  Large, Rare, Central Asian Gilded Silver Koranic Amulet Case set with Banded Agate, Spinels & Coral

                                  Emirate of Bukhara (today, Uzbekistan)
                                  19th century

                                  length: 107cm, width: 31cm, weight: 3,216g

                                  Provenance

                                  private collection, Greece/UK

                                  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.

                                        5655

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                                          Rare, Early Chinese Images of Jesus & Mary on Silver, after Pierre Goret

                                          China or Chinese artisans in the Philippines
                                          circa 1700

                                          heights: 20.8cm, widths: 16.3cm, combined weight: 371g

                                          Reserved

                                          Provenance

                                          art market, London.

                                          5364

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                                            Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

                                            Java or Sumatra, Indonesia, but possibly 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.

                                            5363

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                                              Javanese Cast Silver Image of Shiva with Bronze Yoni Base

                                              Java, Indonesia
                                              Classical Period, 9th century

                                              height of Shiva: 8.3cm, ensemble height (with stand): 11.6cm, weight of Shiva: 146g

                                              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

                                                5362

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                                                  Srivajaya Cast Bronze Image of Four-Armed Kubera

                                                  Palembang region, Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                  8th-9th century

                                                  height (without stand): 12.2cm, height (with stand): 15cm, weight (without stand): 757g

                                                  Provenance

                                                  private collection, London, UK.

                                                  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)

                                                            1865

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                                                              Fine Ifa Yoruba Divination Bowl

                                                              Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                              circa 1920 or earlier

                                                              height: 19cm, width at widest point: 24cm

                                                              Provenance

                                                              UK art market