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9119

Pair of Dayak Solid Brass Pendant Ear Pendants

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia & Indonesia
early 20th century

length: 6.6cm, width: 3cm, combined weight: 266g

Provenance

private Dutch collection

9006

Straits Chinese Beaded Wedding Slippers

Straits or Peranakan Chinese, Straits Settlements, probably Malacca, Malaysia/Singapore
circa 1880

length: 25cm, width: approximately 8cm, combined weight: 108g

Provenance

UK art market

8899

Unusual Malaysian Straits Silver Presentation Scroll Holder

Malacca, Straits Settlements, Malaya (now Malaysia)
early 20th century

length: 39cm, diameter: 7.2cm, combined weight: 469g

Provenance

UK art market

5767

Dayak Carved Wooden Tiger Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (with stand): 14.3cm, width: 5cm, weight (without stand): 100g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

5770

Dayak Carved Wooden Humanoid Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (with stand): 9.8cm, width: 5cm, weight (without stand): 32g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

5766

Dayak Carved Wooden Demon Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (with stand): 12.5cm, width: 5cm, weight (without stand): 61g

Provenance

Private collection, UK

8597

Borneo Brass Kettle

Borneo - Brunei or Malaysia
19th century

height: 21.5cm, length: 28.3cm, width: 13.7cm, weight: 2,120g

Provenance

UK art market

7207

Fine, Dayak Brass Helmet Ornament

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia/Indonesia
19th century

width: 10.6cm, height: approximately 17.5cm, weight: 93g

Provenance

UK art market

6579

Straits Chinese Red & Gold Floor Candle Stand

Straits Chinese or Peranakan people, Straits Settlements, Malaysia & Singapore
19th century

height: 111cm

Provenance

UK art market

6580

Straits Chinese Red & Gold Floor Candle Stand

Straits Chinese or Peranakan people, Straits Settlements, Malaysia & Singapore
19th century

height (including spike): 114.5cm

Provenance

UK art market

6240

Fine, Malay Sword (Klewang) with Horn Hilt & Silver Mounts

Malay Peninsula or Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 72.5cm, weight: 854g

Provenance

private collection, England.

5768

Dayak Wooden Hornbill Bird Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height without stand: 8.3cm, height with stand: 9.3cm

Provenance

Private collection, UK

6322

Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Stemmed Vase for Drinking Water

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 16cm, diameter: 20cm, weight: 860g

Provenance

private collection, southern England.

6320

Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Spouted Drinking Water Vessel (Kibuk)

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 21.5cm, length: 19cm, weight: 1,031g

Provenance

private collection, southern England.

5937

Pair of Dayak Solid Brass Pendant Ear Ornaments

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
early 20th century

lengths: 7.3cm, combined weights: 396g

Provenance

private collection, UK

5769

Dayak Carved Wooden Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (without stand): 10.8cm

Provenance

Private collection, UK

5590

Borneo Cast Bronze Zoomorphic Ritual Kettle

Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo)
18th-19th century

length: 45cm height: 37.5cm, depth: 28cm

Provenance

UK art market

5319

Finely Embroidered Straits Chinese Silk Wedding Valance

Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
circa 1900

wdith: 175cm, length (including tassel hangings): 103cm

Provenance

Acquired by a former colonial British Resident Advisor to Kelantan in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

5322

Straits Chinese Groom’s Double-Sided, Finely Embroidered Blue Wedding Sash

Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
late 19th or early 20th century

length: 197cm, width: 6.5cm

Provenance

Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

5810

Glass Beaded Wedding Slippers (Kasut Manek)

Straits Chinese Community, Singapore, Malacca or Penang
circa 1920

length: 25cm

Provenance

UK art market

4922

Malay Kris Panjang with Chased Silver Mounts & Pierced Hilt

Malay Peninsula
18th-19th century

length: 42.5cm,weight: 443g

Provenance

UK art market

5315

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.

3588

Small Malay Sewar Dagger with Hippopotamus Tooth Mounts

Malay People, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 19cm, weight: 49cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

3792

Malay Sewar Dagger with Fine Silver Mounts

Malay People, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 36cm, weight: 326g

Provenance

UK art market

3933

Dayak Man’s Ear Ornament (Sabau) of Carved Hornbill Casque (Beak)

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
19th-early 20th century

height: 4.6cm, length: 10cm, width: 4.2cm, weight: 26.36g

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

3944

Pair of Borneo Man’s Solid Brass Spiral Ear Ornaments

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo
19th century

diameter: 2cm, combined weight: 72g

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

641

Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 6.7cm, chain length: 21.5cm, total weight: 128g

803

Large Zoomorphic Borneo Bronze Kettle (Cerek)

Borneo - Sarawak (Malaysia) or Brunei
19th century

height: 30cm, length: 39cm

Provenance

Acquired from the UK antiques market (southern England) and most probably has been in the UK since the colonial period.

639

Engraved Silver Betel Box

Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 8cm, combined weight: 148g

Provenance

private collection, London

4519

Silver Lidded Lotus-Pattern Bowl

Singapore or Riau
circa 1920

height: 16.3cm, diameter: 21.4cm, weight: 506g

Provenance

UK art market

3945

Pair of Man’s Solid Brass Spiral Ear Ornaments

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo
19th century

diameter: 2.6cm, combined weight: 90g

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

3839

Ceremonial Borneo Iban Pua Textile

Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
circa 1930

length: 230cm, width: 93cm

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

3841

Iban Ceremonial Pua Textile

Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo
circa 1940

length: 209cm, width: 119cm

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

3829

Ceremonial Borneo Iban Pua Textile

Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
circa 1940

length: 198cm, width: 131cm

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.

3835

Ceremonial Borneo Iban Pua Textile

Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
circa 1935

length (including fringes): 235cm, width: 98cm

Provenance

Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Borneo-related textiles and other ethnographica.