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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

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

9461

Spanish Colonial Silver Chocolate Pot

Spanish Colonial South America, probably Peru
19th century

height: approximately 18.5cm, width (including handles): approximately 20cm, depth: approximately 15.5cm, weight: 812g

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

Provenance

UK art market

7135

Spanish Colonial Silver Holy Water Stoup or Aspersorium (Acetre)

Spanish Colonial Peru or Mexico
18th century

height (from the ring of the handle to the base): 23.5cm, width: approximately 11cm, weight: 190g

Provenance

UK art market

9364

Colonial Spanish Peruvian Silver Crucifix

Spanish Colonial Peru
circa 1800

length: 16.2cm, width: 11.1cm, weight: 138g

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.

8892

China-Trade Painting of Pagoda Island, Min River, Fuzhou

China
circa 1850

height: 37.4cm, width: 53cm; height (with frame): 41.3cm, width (with frame): 56.8cm

Provenance

UK art market

9263

Colonial Trichinopoly Gilded Silver Snuff Box

Trichinopoly, South India
circa 1870

length: 10.5cm, width: 6.4cm, thickness: 3.3cm, weight: 282g

Provenance

Private collection of Julian Sands.

9190

Ibibio Carved Wooden Soldier Puppet Figure

Ibibio people, coastal Southern Nigeria
circa 1920

height: 55cm

Provenance

UK art market; Christie's Paris, 2006.

9193

Early Spanish Colonial Mexican Chest

Puebla or Campeche, Spanish Colonial Mexico
early 17th century

width: 64cm, depth: 26.5cm, height: 36cm

Provenance

private collection, London

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

8844

Sri Lankan Christian Communion Set with Kandyan Silver

Sri Lanka
circa 1920

height (of case): 19.5cm, width (of case) 25.2cm, depth: 18.3cm, height (of chalice): 11.2cm, diameter (of chalice): 8.8cm, diameter (of paten): 11.4cm, weight (of chalice): 159g, weight (of paten): 66g

Provenance

UK art market

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

8905

Ashanti Chief’s Brass-Covered Asipim Chair

Ashanti (Asante) People, Ghana
19th century

width: 50.2cm, height: 93.4cm, depth (seat only, excluding the inclining back-rest): 47cm

Provenance

UK art market

8938

Dutch Colonial Batavian Silver Filigree Box

Dutch East Indies (Batavia) or India
18th century

height: 3.1cm, width: 7.2cm, depth: 5.3cm, weight: 105g

Provenance

UK art market

8886

Carved Wooden Portrait of a Young Balinese Man

Bali, Indonesia
circa 1930

height: approximately 25cm, width: 23cm, depth: approximately 16cm, weight: 2,547g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8752

Pair of Kutch Indian Silver Cormorant Rosewater Sprinklers

Kutch, India
circa 1890

height: 29.5cm, width 7.8cm, combined weight: 574g

Provenance

UK art market

8611

Fine, Brisé-style Chinese Silver-Gilt Filigree Fan

Guangdong (Canton), China
circa 1830

length of arm: 21cm, width of arm: 2.5cm, width of unfolded fan: 35cm, weight: 185g

Provenance

UK art matrket

8608

Dutch Colonial Ebony & Silver Betel Box

Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Indonesia)
first half of the 18th century

width: 14.8cm, height: 7cm, depth: 10.5cm, weight: 528g

Provenance

UK art market

8739

Chinese Carved Mother-of-Pearl Shell

China
19th century

width: 20.6cm, length: 16cm, weight: 138g

Provenance

UK art market

8639

Colonial Indian Silver Cup by Pittar & Co.

Calcutta, India
1831-1848

height: 11.5cm, width: 8.5cm, depth (including handle): 11.4cm, weight: 265g

Provenance

private collection, England

7198

Indo-Portuguese Parcel-Gilt Silver Bezoar Stone Box

West India, probably Gujarat or Goa
circa 1700

height: 6cm, diameter: 4.5cm, weight: 45g

4230

Carved Steatite Female Nomoli Figure

Sierra Leone
15th century or earlier

height: 21cm, width: 8.5cm, weight: 1,645g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Seward Kennedy, London, UK.

7098

Kangxi Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Indian (or Related) Engraved Silver Mounts

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

height: 9.6cm, width: 3.8cm, weight: 51g

Provenance

UK art market

7115

Silver Filigree Incense Burner (Sahumador) Modelled as a Turkey & set with Coral

Peru, probably Ayucucho
circa 1800

width: 15cm, depth: 14cm, height: 17cm, weight: 576g

Provenance

UK art market

6734

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

Provenance

UK art market

6716

Dutch Colonial Carved Ebony Bible Box

Dutch Colonial Sri Lanka (Ceylon)
18th century

width: 23.2cm, depth: 16.1cm, height: 7.5cm, weight: 780g

Provenance

UK art market

6765

Fine Dutch Colonial Batavian Silver Filigree Box & Cover

Dutch East Indies, Batavia or West Coast of Sumatra
circa 1700

width: 9.8cm, height: approximately 5.9cm, weight: 276g

Provenance

UK art market

6578

Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box & Key

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

width: 14.7cm, depth: 9.9cm, height: 6cm, weight: 586g

Provenance

UK art market

6582

Colonial Indian Silver Marrow Spoon or Scoop by Hamilton & Co.

Calcutta, India
circa 1820

length: 25.5g, weight: 76g

Provenance

UK art market

6528

Exceptional Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell Betel Box with Fine Silver Mounts

Dutch Colonial East Indies, either Malay, Sumatra or Batavia (Indonesia today)
18th-19th century

height: 8.1cm, length: 19cm, depth: 13.3cm

Reserved

Provenance

UK art market

5656

Rare Gujarati Silk Trade Shawl with Rare Tax Stamps

Gujarat, Western India
late 18th century

152.5cm x 151cm

Provenance

UK art market

6389

Rare, Indo-Portuguese Ceremonial Gilded Silver Filigree Flower Basket

Indo-Portuguese Goa, India
second half of the 17th century

height: 10.2cm, diameter: 6.6cm, weight: 136g

Provenance

previously in a private house, Bangkok, Thailand

6113

Colonial Vizagapatam Ivory-Inlaid Portable Writing Box

Vizagapatam, India
1720-30

width: 43.6cm, depth: 34cm, height: 11.4cm

Provenance

private collection, London.

6144

Colonial Spanish Powder Flask (Yesquero)

Colonial Spanish, Argentina
19th century

length: 7cm (not taking into account the curve), weight: 27.59g

Provenance

UK art market

6015

Colonial Indian Silver Mug by Hamilton & Co.

Calcutta, India
circa 1850

height: 12.5cm, diameter of mouth: 8cm, weight: 242g

Provenance

UK art market

5988

Fine, Colonial South American Silver Toothpick Holder

Peru or Bolivia, Colonial South America
18th century

height: 11.8cm, weight: 124g

Provenance

UK art market

5562

Colonial Satinwood Box with Pierced Silver Mounts

Colonial Jamaica
18th century

length: 25cm, depth: 16.1cm, height: 10cm

Provenance

UK art market; the Lawrence Family of Wiltshire, England, and Jamaica.

5671

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

5533

Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

length: 17.7cm, height: 7.1cm, depth: 12.3cm, weight: 975g

Provenance

UK art market

5254

Colonial Indian Silver Mug

India, probably Calcutta
circa 1840

height: 9.2cm, weight: 172g

Provenance

private collection, Channel Islands.

5038

Pair of Colonial Carved Wooden, Iron & Leather Stirrups

Mexico or Chile
18th-19th century

height of wooden section of each stirrup: 25cm, width: 22cm, depth: 15.5cm, length of leather strap: 38cm

Provenance

UK art market

5089

Rare Indian Coco-de-Mer Ewer

India
Circa 17th century

height: 45cm, width: 25cm, thickness: 18cm, weight: 3,070g

Provenance

UK art market

3762

Portrait of Nasir-ud-Din Haidar Shah, the second Nawab of Oudh (r. 1827-37) in Original Brass Frame

Lucknow, India
circa 1840

height of frame: 25cm, width: 20cm, height of image: 15cm

Provenance

UK art market.

4796

Silver Filigree Incense Burner (Sahumador) Modelled as a Turkey

Peru, probably Ayucucho
circa 1820

height: 14.6cm, depth: 15.6cm, weight: 564g

Provenance

UK art market