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    Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Snuff Box with Silver Filigree & Enamel

    Dutch Colonial - Batavia, Dutch East Indies, or China
    18th century

    width: 7.4cm, depth: 5cm, height: 3.1cm, weight: 56g

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    UK art market

    6793

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      Chinese Silver Gilt Butterfly Necklace with Jadeite & other Semi-Precious Stones

      China
      early 20th century

      total length: 45cm, width of pendant: 7.6cm, weight: 62g

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      UK art market

      6796

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        Fine, Chinese Silver-Gilt Bracelet with Large, Semi-Precious Stones

        China
        early 20th century

        internal diameter: 5.9cm, total length: 17.5cm, height: 3.1cm, weight: 49g

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        UK art market

        6618

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          Pair of Chinese Silver Marriage Bracelets

          China
          19th century

          internal diameter: approximately 6.7 x 5.9cm, thickness: 1cm, eight: 79g

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          UK art market

          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

            6408

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              Chinese Eighteen-Bead Rosary-Bracelet of Carved Jade, Pearls, Tourmaline & Gilded Silver in Original Box

              China
              late 19th century or early 20th century (late Qing Dynasty)

              diameter of bracelet component: 8cm, length of rosary: 22.5cm, weight: 55g, diameter of box: 12.5cm, height of box: 4cm

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              UK art market

              6263

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                Pair of Chinese Gilded Silver & Jade Earrings

                China
                late 19th-early 20th century, Late Qing Dynasty

                diameter of silver hoop: 2.7cm, combined weight: 11.1g

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                UK art market

                6243

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                  Rare & Large Pair of Chinese Export Silver Bowls by Wang Hing

                  Maker: Wang Hing, Guangdong (Canton) & Hong Kong, China
                  circa 1890

                  heights: 11cm, diameters: 24.5cm, weights: 1,083g & 1,087g

                  Provenance

                  from an important private collection, UK.

                  5846

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                    Five Chinese Enamelled Hanging Ornaments

                    China
                    circa 1850

                    lengths: 65cm-98cm

                    Provenance

                    UK art market

                    6236

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                      Chinese Export Silver Taza by Wang Hing

                      Maker: Wang Hing, China
                      circa 1875

                      height: 15.6cm, diameter: 13.4cm, weight: 271g

                      Provenance

                      private collection, UK

                      6242

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                        Japanese-style Chinese Export Silver Bowl by Wang Hing

                        Maker: Wang Hing, Guangdong (Canton) & Hong Kong, China
                        1890s

                        diameter: 19.5cm, height: 13cm, weight: 730g

                        Provenance

                        private collection, UK

                        6239

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                          Chinese Export Silver Pierced Centrepiece with Original Hardwood Stand

                          China
                          late 19th century

                          height (with stand): 44.5cm, height (without stand): 38.3cm, circumference of middle dish: 32.5cm, silver weight: 1,124g

                          Provenance

                          private collection, UK

                          6238

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                            Chinese Export Silver Bowl by Luen Wo

                            Maker: Luen Wo, Shanghai, China
                            late 19th century

                            diameter: 26cm, height: 15cm, weight: 1.437kg

                            Provenance

                            private collection, UK

                            6235

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                              Unusual & Fine Chinese Export Silver Bowl by Sunshing

                              Maker: Sunshing, Guangdong (Canton) & Hong Kong, China
                              second half of the 19th century

                              height: 12cm, diameter: 18.5cm, weight: 516g

                              Provenance

                              private collection, UK

                              6234

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                                Chinese Export Silver Cigar Lighter by Wang Hing

                                Maker: Wang Hing, Guangdong (Canton) & Hong Kong, China
                                late 19th century

                                height: 12cm, width: 8cm, weight: 204g

                                Provenance

                                private collection, UK

                                6231

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                                  Chinese Export Silver Bowl by Yok Sang

                                  Maker: Yok Sang, China
                                  circa 1895

                                  diameter: 22cm, height: 11cm, weight: 828g

                                  Provenance

                                  private collection, UK

                                  6230

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                                    Chinese Export Silver Centre Piece by Tuck Chang with original Carved Blackwood Stand

                                    Maker: Tuck Chang, Shanghai, China
                                    circa 1900

                                    height (with stand): 40cm, without stand: 32cm, diameter: 27cm, weight (without wooden stand): 1,428g

                                    Provenance

                                    private collection, UK

                                    6219

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                                      Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

                                      Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly commissioned from China
                                      early to mid-20th century

                                      height: 93cm, width: 95.5cm

                                      Provenance

                                      Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

                                      6221

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                                        Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

                                        Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.
                                        early 20th century

                                        height: 92cm, width: 104cm

                                        Provenance

                                        Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

                                        6114

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                                          Chinese Cloisonne & Gilt Vase Decorated with Taotie Motifs

                                          China
                                          18th-early 19th century

                                          height: 23.3cm, weight: 946g

                                          Provenance

                                          acquired by the previous owner's father at Christie's London in the 1990s

                                          5288

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                                            Chinese Export Silver Calling Card Case by Wang Hing

                                            Guangdong (Canton), or Hong Kong, China
                                            late 19th-early 20th centuries

                                            length: 9.7cm, width: 6.6cm, weight: 92g

                                            Provenance

                                            from the estate of Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                            5126

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                                              Chinese Gilded-Silver Opium Storage Box

                                              China
                                              19th century

                                              height: 9cm, width: 3.6cm, weight: 110g

                                              Provenance

                                              UK art market

                                              5129

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                                                Chinese Mother-of-Pearl Inlaid Wooden Opium Pipe Head Stand with Four Pipe Heads

                                                China
                                                19th century

                                                length of stand: 31.5cm, height with pipes: 11cm

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                                                UK art market

                                                5671

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                                                  Kangxi Chinese Porcelain Flask with Indian (or Similar) Engraved Silver Mounts

                                                  China & India or similar
                                                  Kangxi Dynasty, 17th-18th century

                                                  height: 9.6cm, weight: 66.8g

                                                  Provenance

                                                  private collection, UK

                                                  5315

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                                                    Embroidered Chinese Wall Hanging with Shou (寿) & other Daoist Deities

                                                    China, exported to the Straits Settlements
                                                    19th century

                                                    dimensions of backing material: 120cm x 84cm

                                                    Provenance

                                                    collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                                    5638

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                                                      Rare Chinese Yixing Teapot with Vietnamese Pierced Silver Mounts

                                                      Jiangsu, China & Vietnam
                                                      19th century

                                                      length: 20cm, height: 15cm

                                                      Provenance

                                                      UK art market

                                                      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

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                                                        art market, London.

                                                        4559

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                                                          Pair of Miao Silver Earrings

                                                          Miao People, Guizhou, China
                                                          19th-early 20th century

                                                          length: 12.8cm, width: 7.9cm, combined weight: 173g

                                                          Provenance

                                                          private collection, London

                                                          4036

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                                                            Chinese Silver Filigree & Jade Hinged Bracelet

                                                            China
                                                            circa 1900

                                                            internal diameter: 5.6cm, height: 2.1cm, weight: 46.25g

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                                                            UK art market

                                                            4629

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                                                              Three Ming Dynasty Carved Wooden Daoist Figures with Polychrome

                                                              China
                                                              Reign of Zhengde (1505–1521)

                                                              heights: each approx. 29.5cm

                                                              Provenance

                                                              private collection, London.

                                                              4667

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                                                                Model of a Peacock, Gilded, Enamelled & set with Turquoise & Pearls

                                                                China
                                                                circa 1920

                                                                height: 45cm, total weight: 863g

                                                                Provenance

                                                                UK art market

                                                                4541

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                                                                  Champleve Enamelled & Gilded Bronze Stupa with Jataka Tales

                                                                  China
                                                                  Ming Dynasty, circa 15th century

                                                                  height: 20.2cm, width: 10cm, weight: 1,254g

                                                                  Provenance

                                                                  private collection of Maurice Collis (1889-1973); thereafter by descent.

                                                                  4373

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                                                                    Four Burgaute Lacquered Scholar’s Cups Inlaid with Abalone Nacre & Silver

                                                                    China
                                                                    early 18th century

                                                                    height: 4.8cm, diameter: 10.5cm, typical weight per cup: 75g

                                                                    Provenance

                                                                    UK art market

                                                                    4021

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                                                                      Carved & Polychrome Image of Chu-sheng Niang-niang (the Goddess who Registers Births), Fuzhou Chinese, early 20th century

                                                                      Hokkien, Teochiu & Fuzhou Chinese Communities in Southeast Asia & China
                                                                      early 20th century

                                                                      height: 27cm, width: 14cm

                                                                      Provenance

                                                                      Private Collection, Keith Stevens, UK.

                                                                      4050

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                                                                        Underglaze Blue Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Ceramic Kendi with Ottoman Silver Mounts with Tugra

                                                                        China/Ottoman Turkey
                                                                        circa 16th century

                                                                        height: 16.6cm, diameter: 14cm, weight: 795g

                                                                        Provenance

                                                                        UK art market

                                                                        4054

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                                                                          Silver-Gilt Tibetan-Style Ritual Wine Ewer Cups & Tray

                                                                          China or Overseas Chinese Communities
                                                                          late 19th century

                                                                          height of ewer: 24cm, width of ewer: 15cm, length of tray: 30.2cm, width of tray: 21.5cm, height of cups, 4cm, diameter of cups: 3.7cm, weight: 1,027g

                                                                          Provenance

                                                                          UK art market.

                                                                          3245

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                                                                            Fine Chinese Export Silver Filigree Visiting Card Case & Box by Khechoungming

                                                                            Canton (Guangdong), China
                                                                            circa 1870

                                                                            height: 10.2cm, width: 7.2cm, thickness: 1.1cm, weight: 53g

                                                                            Provenance

                                                                            UK antique market

                                                                            3254

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                                                                              Pair of Qing Chinese Silver Earrings

                                                                              Southern China
                                                                              19th-20th century

                                                                              length: 3.6cm, combined weight: 17g

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              UK art market

                                                                              3255

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                                                                                Pair of Chinese Qing Silver Pendants

                                                                                Southern China
                                                                                19th-20th century

                                                                                length: 4.5cm, combined weight: 9g

                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                UK art market

                                                                                3013

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                                                                                  Chinese Export Silver Cotton Reel Holder

                                                                                  Southern China
                                                                                  18th-19th century

                                                                                  length: 6cm, weight: 38g

                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                  2776

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                                                                                    Chinese Scholar’s Mounted Lingzhi Fungus

                                                                                    China
                                                                                    19th century

                                                                                    height: 14.5cm, width: 14cm

                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                    UK art market

                                                                                    2445

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                                                                                      Sino-Tibetan Cloisonné and Silver Eating Bowl

                                                                                      Chinese made for the Tibet Market
                                                                                      18th-19th century

                                                                                      height: 4.7cm, diameter: 11.5cm

                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                      UK art market

                                                                                      2491

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                                                                                        Liao Dynasty Gilded Silver Dragon Fish-Shaped Earrings

                                                                                        China
                                                                                        Liao Dynasty, 10-12th century

                                                                                        width: 3.5cm, height: 3.5cm combined weight: 11g

                                                                                        Provenance

                                                                                        private collection, UK

                                                                                        2492

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                                                                                          Liao Dynasty Gold Pendant Earrings

                                                                                          China
                                                                                          Liao Dynasty, 10-12th century

                                                                                          height: 5.3cm, combined weight: 9g

                                                                                          Provenance

                                                                                          private collection, UK

                                                                                          2496

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                                                                                            Pair of Fine, Engraved Liao Gilded-Silver Bracelets

                                                                                            China
                                                                                            Liao Dynasty, 10-12th century

                                                                                            diameter at widest point: 6.5cm, combined weight: 66g

                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                            private collection, UK

                                                                                            2600

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                                                                                              Straits Chinese Lacquered & Gilded Ancestral Shrine Cabinet

                                                                                              Southern China for the Straits Chinese Market
                                                                                              circa 1900

                                                                                              height: 43.5cm, width: 34.5cm, thickness: 15cm

                                                                                              Provenance

                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                              20

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                                                                                                Straits Chinese Bamboo Vest

                                                                                                China but also used in the Straits Settlements
                                                                                                19th century

                                                                                                length from arm to arm: 134 cm.

                                                                                                1563

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                                                                                                  Eastern Han Terracotta Funerary Tile (Huaxiangzhuan) of an Elephant and Elephant Tamer

                                                                                                  China
                                                                                                  Eastern Han Dynasty, 25-220 AD

                                                                                                  size: 18cm x 18cm

                                                                                                  Provenance

                                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                                  1813

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                                                                                                    Large, Chinese-Export Carved Mother-of-Pearl Snuff Box Depicting Napoleon’s Tomb, with Silver Mounts

                                                                                                    Canton, China
                                                                                                    circa 1820

                                                                                                    diameter: 9.2cm, thickness: 3cm, weight: 277g

                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                    UK art market

                                                                                                    3628

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                                                                                                      Chased Export Silver Rosewater Sprinkler for the Indian Market

                                                                                                      China
                                                                                                      circa 1900

                                                                                                      height: 29cm, weight: 245g

                                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                                      UK art market