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9534

Sino-Tibetan Conch Shell Trumpet with Gilded Copper Mounts

Sino-Tibetan
18th century - most probably Qianlong period (1736-1795)

length: 22.2cm, width: approximately 13.5cm, weight: 1,129g

Provenance

Derek Wright (1927-2022) collection, Fritham Grange, Hampshire., UK. Acquired by the previous owner from Gerard Hawthorn Ltd Oriental Art, London, June 2004.

9529

Rare Pair of Javanese Three-Dimensional Wooden Puppet Figures

Java, Indonesia
circa 1820

height: (male) 42.8cm, (female) 35.5cm, combined weight: 854g

Provenance

UK art market

9545

Chinese Warring States Gold and Turquoise-Inlaid Bronze Garment Hook

Northern China
Warring States period or Han Dynasty, 3rd or 2nd century BC

height: 8.4cm, width: 1.1cm, weight: 96g (not including display stand)

Provenance

private collection, London, UK; Ben Janssens Oriental Art, London, 2019

9544

Miniature Gold-Inlaid Bronze Tripod Ding Vessel

China
circa 18th century

height: 9.9cm, width: 6.6cm, weight: 290g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

9511

Western Indian Blackstone Head of Vishnu

Western India, probably Rajasthan
circa 12th century

height: 26.5cm, width: 17.2cm (not including display stand)

Provenance

private UK collection since circa 2000; prior to that in a private Anglo-Dutch collection since circa 1990. Most probably has been in the UK or Europe since colonial times.

9510

Early Indian Pink Sandstone Relief of a Male Deity with Female Attendants

Madhya Pradesh, India
Chandella Dynasty, late 11th or 12th century

height: 58cm, width: 42.2cm

Provenance

private UK collection since circa 2000; prior to that in a private Anglo-Dutch collection since circa 1990. Most probably has been in the UK or Europe since colonial times.

9428

Massive South American Silver Incense Burner (Sahumador) in the form of a Llama

Viceroyalty of Peru
late 18th-19th century

height: 55.5cm, length: 39cm, width: 29cm, weight: 3,905g

Provenance

UK art market

9431

Rare Jain Digambara Brass Mandala Shrine of the Navadevata

Karnataka, India
circa 15th century

height: 28.8cm, width: 18.7cm, depth: 6.8cm, weight: 1,752g

Provenance

UK art market

9399

Exceptionally Rare Indian ‘Medicine’ Coconut Goblet with Silver-Gilt Mounts

Western India, perhaps Goa, or Mughal India
16th century

height: approximately 7.2cm, diameter: approximately 7.9cm, weight: 143g

Provenance

private collection, London,. UK; by repute, a Russian collection

9450

Rare, Southeast Asian Chinese Enamelled Filigree Silver Box

Sumatra, probably the Palembang region, Indonesia
18th century

height: 10.5cm, diameter: 7.5cm, weight: 251g

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

9458

Javanese Cast Silver Image of Shiva with Bronze Yoni Base

Central 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. Acquired in the UK around 2001.

9483

Outstanding Early Javanese Gold ‘Surya’ Pendant & Chain

East Java, Indonesia
Majapahit Period, 14th century

circumference: 59cm, width of pendant: 6.2cm, width of chain: 4.5cm, weight: 137g

Provenance

private collection, UK; and previously a private German collection

9476

Exceptional Nepalese Brass Ritual Flask (Thyaka)

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
18th century

height: 32.3cm, weight: 1,994g

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, London, UK; collected in Nepal in the 1970s by the previous owner's father

9495

Pair of Tibet Fire Offering (Homa) Ladles of Iron Overlaid with Gold & Silver

Derge, Tibet
15th-16th century

length: 78.2 and 86.2cm, combined weight: 1,983g

Provenance

UK art market

9455

Rare, Inscribed, Pair of Ottoman Greek or Armenian Gilded-Silver Liturgical Fans (Hexapteryga)

Produced for the Greek Orthodox Community in Ottoman Turkey, probably Armenian silversmithing.
18th century

height: 51cm, width: 26.5cm, combined weight: 1,768g

Provenance

private collection , London, UK; Sotheby's London, 2019.

9505

Akan Carved Wooden Queen Mother Figure

Asante (Ashanti) sub-group of the Akan people, Ghana
early 20th century and possibly earlier

height: 33.1cm, width: 8.5cm, depth: 13.3cm, weight: 635g

Provenance

UK art market

9449

Malay Tortoiseshell Koran Box with Pierced Silver Mounts & Tekat Interior

Malay People, Sumatra, Indonesia
18th-19th century

height: 8.7cm, width: 18cm, depth: 12.5cm, weight: 597g

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

9354

Nine Matched, Descending Bronze Burmese Buddhist Disciple Monk Images

North-eastern Burma (Myanmar)
18th century

height: 12.1cm, 13.4cm, 14cm, 15.1cm, 16.5cm, 18.2cm, 21.6cm, 25.6cm and 30.2cm

Provenance

UK art market

9387

Nepalese Gem-Inlaid Gilded Votive Plaque

Newar People, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
18th century

diameter: 36.8cm, weight: 1,606g

Provenance

UK art market

7124

Superb Vizagapatam Ebony Box overlaid with Tortoiseshell & Etched Ivory Veneer with Silver Mounts

Vizagapatam, India
circa 1750

height: 8.8cm, width: 27.9cm, depth: 19cm, weight: 1,650g

Provenance

private collection, England.

9362

Bukharan Noble’s Turquoise-inlaid & Finely Engraved Ewer

Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Central Asia
late 19th century

height: 37.8cm, length (from sprout to handle): 23.5cm, weight: 1,758g

Provenance

UK art market

9374

African Dogon Cast Brass Pendant of a Seated, Bound Female Slave

Dogon People, Mali
19th century or earlier

height: 6.7cm, weight: 134g

Provenance

UK art market

9303

Naga Warrior’s Tiger Hunting Necklace

Naga People, Burma/India
early 20th century or earlier

circumference: approximately 73cm, width of pendant: 11cm, length of boar teeth: approximately 9.1cm, weight: 207g

Provenance

private collection, US

9311

Spectacular Moroccan Large Amber ‘Treasure’ Necklace (Tifilit)

Berber people, Anti-Atlas, Draa Valley, Morocco
early 20th century

circumference: approximately 102cm, diameter of the largest bead: approximately 4.6cm, weight: 809g

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, US

9038

Rare, Large Pair of Swahili Coast Silver Ear Plugs for Musk Perfume

Swahili Coast, probably Lamu & Pate Islands
19th-early 20th century

diameter: 6cm, thickness: 2.5cm, combined weight (of silver): 68g

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

9190

Ibibio Carved Wooden Soldier Puppet Figure

Ibibio people, coastal Southern Nigeria
circa 1920

height: 55cm

Provenance

UK art market; Christie's Paris, 2006.

9199

Tibetan Gilded Bronze Buddha

Tibet
16th-17th century

height: 23cm, width: 17cm, depth: 11cm, weight: 1,850g

Provenance

private collection, UK

9222

Tibetan Chinese Parcel-Gilt Bronze Amitayus

Tibeto-Chinese
18th century

height: 17.4cm, width: 11.8cm, depth: 8.5cm, weight: 1,317g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

9081

Rare Southeast Asian (Batavian) or Chinese Parcel-Gilt Wine Ewer

Southeast Asia, possibly Batavia, or China
circa 1680-1750

height: 17cm, length (from handle to spout): 15cm, weight: 415g

Provenance

UK art market; Sotheby's New York

9093

Rare Nepalese Bone Statue of Chakrasamvara Sakti in Yab-Yum

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
15th century

height: 14.4cm, width: 6.5cm, weight: 145g

Provenance

private collection, UK

9071

Mughal or Deccan Scribe’s Silver Pen Box (Kalamdan)

Mughal, Northern India or Deccan
18th century

length: 21.2cm, weight: 225g

Provenance

UK art market

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.

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

8727

Lucknow Niello & Enamelled Perfume Flask

Lucknow, India
circa 1780

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

Provenance

UK art market

8888

Superb Tibetan Silver Image of Tsong Khapa

Tibet
18th century

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

Provenance

private collection, England.

7331

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

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

6773

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

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

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

4115

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

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)