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6579

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    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

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      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

      6218

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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.

        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.

          6220

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            Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

            Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly produced in Java, Indonesia
            circa 1900

            height: 97cm, width: 89cm

            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.

              5316

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                Finely Embroidered Straits Chinese Silk Wedding Valance

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

                width: 95cm, length; 58cm

                Provenance

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

                5322

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                  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.

                  5319

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

                    5810

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                      Glass Beaded Wedding Slippers (Kasut Manek)

                      Straits Chinese Community, Singapore, Malacca or Penang
                      circa 1920

                      length: 25cm

                      Provenance

                      UK art market

                      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.

                        4416

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                          Kendi with Green-Glazed Chinese Earthenware & Engraved Brass Mounts

                          Java, Indonesia
                          19th century

                          height: 21cm, width 24cm

                          Provenance

                          private collection, UK.

                          2681

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                            Inscribed Peranakan Chinese Silver Ritual Ewer

                            Peranakan Chinese Community, Java, Indonesia
                            circa 1920

                            height: 12cm, weight: 151g

                            Provenance

                            private collection, London, 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

                              1944

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                                Straits Chinese ‘Brown & Gold’ Ancestral Shrine Cabinet

                                Straits Chinese community, Straits Settlements (Malacca, Penang, Singapore)
                                19th century

                                height: 81cm, width: 70cm, depth: 47cm

                                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.