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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

    Provenance

    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

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              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

                                          Provenance

                                          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

                                                  Provenance

                                                  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

                                                      Provenance

                                                      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.

                                                                    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

                                                                        33

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                                                                          Ornate Straits Chinese Ancestral Shrine Cabinet

                                                                          Straits Chinese or Southern China
                                                                          19th century

                                                                          height: 87 cm; length: 72 cm; depth: 45 cm

                                                                          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

                                                                            3013

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                                                                              Chinese Export Silver Cotton Reel Holder

                                                                              Southern China
                                                                              18th-19th century

                                                                              length: 6cm, weight: 38g

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              UK art market

                                                                              2751

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                                                                                Rare Christian Chinese Hand-Painted Engraving Scroll

                                                                                China or Vietnam
                                                                                18th-19th century

                                                                                length: 125cm, width: 70cm

                                                                                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

                                                                                  2788

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                                                                                    Chinese Belt Buckle with Wu Zhu coins

                                                                                    China
                                                                                    17th-18th century

                                                                                    length: 9.6cm, width: 2.7cm

                                                                                    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