NEW ITEMS FOR APRIL-MAY 2024

Scroll down to see almost 40 new additions to our stock for April-May 2024.

Included are items from India, Indo-Portuguese Goa, Nepal, Tibet, Mongolia, China, Indonesia, Burma (Myanmar), Spanish Colonial South America, Ottoman & Armenian Greece or Turkey, Lebanon & Ghana.

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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

9437

Tibetan Gilded Image of Yama Dharmaraja

Tibet
17th-18th century

height: 9.5cm, width: 7.9cm, weight: 226g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

9420

Nepalese Gilded Copper Lobed Box set with Rubies, Turquoise & other Semi-Precious Stones

Newar People, Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
17th-18th century

height: 8.8cm, width: approximately 18.5cm, depth: approximately 17cm, weight: 694g

Provenance

UK art market

9431

Rare Jain Digambara Brass Mandala Shrine of the Navadevata

Karnataka, India
circa 15th century

height: 28.8cm, width: 18.7cm, depth: 6.8cm, weight: 1,752g

Provenance

UK art market

9483

Outstanding Early Javanese Gold ‘Surya’ Pendant & Chain

East Java, Indonesia
Majapahit Period, 14th century

circumference: 59cm, width of pendant: 6.2cm, width of chain: 4.5cm, weight: 137g

Provenance

private collection, UK; and previously a private German collection

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

8659

Early Javanese Silver & Gold Ring

Central Java, Indonesia
circa 14th century

US ring size: 5.25; UK ring size: K, weight: 9.6g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, a former UK diplomat who served in Southeast Asia in the 1960s & 1970s.

9427

Indian Ganga-Jumna Vishnu & Consorts

Tanjore region, Tamil Nadu, South India
17th-18th century

height: 12.1 to 13.2cm, width: 3.9 to 6.1cm, combined weight: 1,034g

Provenance

UK art market

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

9455

Rare, Inscribed, Pair of Ottoman Greek or Armenian Gilded-Silver Liturgical Fans (Hexapteryga)

Produced for the Greek Orthodox Community in Ottoman Turkey, probably Armenian silversmithing.
18th century

height: 51cm, width: 26.5cm, combined weight: 1,768g

Provenance

private collection , London, UK; Sotheby's London, 2019.

9438

Fine, Tibetan Nine-Pronged Vajra

Tibet
14th century

length: 16.7cm, width: 4.2cm, weight: 271g

Provenance

UK art market

9498

Unusually Large Mongolian Silver Snuff Bottle (Khoorog) with Russet Jade

Mongolia
late 19th century

height: 16.9cm, width: 11.2cm, depth: 7.5cm, weight: 544g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9458

Javanese Cast Silver Image of Shiva with Bronze Yoni Base

Central Java, Indonesia
Classical Period, 9th century

height of Shiva: 8.3cm, ensemble height (with stand): 11.6cm, weight of Shiva: 146g

Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

9495

Pair of Tibet Fire Offering (Homa) Ladles of Iron Overlaid with Gold & Silver

Derge, Tibet
15th-16th century

length: 78.2 and 86.2cm, combined weight: 1,983g

Provenance

UK art market

9463

Nepalese Gilded & Gold Vishnu Pendant set with Semi-Precious Stones

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
18th-19th century

length: 7.3cm, width: 7.5cm, weight: 58g

Provenance

UK art marjet

9453

Rare, Cast Brass Ritual Gajja Singha & Lotus Salagrama Stand for Holding an Ammonite Fossil

Orissa, India
19th century

height: 46.3cm, width: approximately 25cm, diameter of base: 16.7cm, weight: approximately 6kg

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9476

Exceptional Nepalese Brass Ritual Flask (Thyaka)

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
18th century

height: 32.3cm, weight: 1,994g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK; collected in Nepal in the 1970s by the previous owner's father

9450

Rare, Southeast Asian Chinese Enamelled Filigree Silver Box

Sumatra, probably the Palembang region, Indonesia
18th century

height: 10.5cm, diameter: 7.5cm, weight: 251g

Provenance

UK art market

9497

Large Tibetan Parcel-Gilt Ritual Bell (Ghanta) Inlaid with Turquoise

Tibet
18th century

height: 23.8cm, diameter: 11.8cm, weight: 809g

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

9500

Pair of Central Javanese, Courtly Wedding Loro Blonyo Figures

Central Java, Indonesia
19th century

height: 24.4 and 25.7 cm, combined weight: 819g

Provenance

UK art market

9508

Unusual Burmese Parcel-Gilt Silver Jug Signed by Maung Aung Myat

Thayetmyo, Burma
circa 1890

height: 18.2cm, length: 12.6cm, depth: approximately 9cm, weight: 459g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9505

Akan Carved Wooden Queen Mother Figure

Asante (Ashanti) sub-group of the Akan people, Ghana
early 20th century and possibly earlier

height: 33.1cm, width: 8.5cm, depth: 13.3cm, weight: 635g

Provenance

UK art market

9518

Ladakh Twelve-Strand Coral, Turquoise & Silver Bead Necklace (Ultik)

Ladakh, Himalayan India
19th century

circumference: 57cm, length of central band: 6.2cm, weight: 314g

Provenance

UK art market

9506

Akan Carved Wooden King or Chief Figure

Asante (Ashanti) sub-group of the Akan people, Ghana
early 20th century and possibly earlier

height: 30.8cm, width: 7.4cm, depth: 14.2cm, weight: 560g

Provenance

UK art market

9430

Sino-Tibetan Gilt-Bronze Amitayus

Sino-Tibet
18th century

height: 15.9cm, width: 11.5cm, depth: 8.5cm, weight: 1,094g

Provenance

private collection, UK

9425

Rare Chased & Engraved Silver Lebanese Druze or Maronite Woman’s Headdress (Tantur)

Druze & Maronite communities, Chouf region, Lebanon
18th century

length: 38cm, diameter: 6.9cm, weight: 157g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

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

9504

South Indian Bronze Rampant Yali

South India
18th century

height: 12cm, width: 3.5cm, length: approximately 7.2cm, weight: 485g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9469

Early Javanese Seated Bronze Tantric Buddhist Bodhisattva Figure, possibly Wajrasphota

Central or East Java, Indonesia
10th-11th century

height: 9.8cm, width: 6cm, depth: 4.7cm, weight (without stand): 253g; height with stand: 12.1cm

Sold

Provenance

private collection, London, UK. By repute, formerly in a royal collection, Central Java.

9462

Nepalese Gilded & Gold Vishnu Pendant set with Pearls & Semi-Precious Stones

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
18th-19th century

length (including the fringe of gilded disks): 12.5cm, width: approximately 6cm, weight: 46g

Provenance

UK art market

9456

Srivijaya Period Bronze Standing Maitreya

Srivijaya Kingdom, Probably South Sumatra, Indonesia
7th-8th century

height: 21cm, width: 5.8cm, depth: 5.2cm, weight: 789g

Provenance

private collection, London, UK.

9466

Mughal Zinc Cooling Bottle with Silver Mounts & Fabric Covering

Northern India
18th century

height: approximately 28cm, width: approximately 19cm, weight: 1,556g

Provenance

UK art market

9452

South Indian Bronze Pair of Bhu Devi & Sri Devi

South India
16th century

height: 15.8cm for both statues, combined weight: 1,242g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

6489

Deccani Silver Bullet Case & Belt Set

Hyderabad, Central India
18th century

width of silver case: 13cm, length of silver case: 10cm, depth of silver case: 14.8cm, combined weight (including leather): 483g

Provenance

private collection, England.

9264

Colonial Indian Silver Dish Inscribed from Celebrated Colonial Diarist Marianne Postans

Kutch, India
early 19th century

diameter: 20cm, height (including feet): 2.7cm, weight: 399g

Sold

Provenance

Julian Sands collection

9470

South Indian Bronze of Vishnu Giving Parvati Away in Marriage

South India
late 19th century

height: 29.5cm, width: 15.5cm, weight: 2,860g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

Selected, Fine Items from Previous Catalogues

9292

Pair of Indian Gilded & Enamelled Bracelets set with Pearls, Rubies & White Sapphires

Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
18th-19th century

external diameter: 8.9cm, internal diameter: 5.8cm, thickness: 1.3cm, combined weight: 314g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, US

5840

Mongolian Polychrome Dancing Citipati Group

Mongolia
19th century

height: 60cm, width: 53cm

Provenance

Private collection, England.

4666

Rare Ottoman Cypriot Silver-Gilt Belt Buckle with Polychrome Enamel & Filigree

Ottoman Cyprus, probably local Armenian Community
18th century

length across: 16.2cm, height: 6.5cm, weight: 90g

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, UK

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

6143

Carved Mughal Jade with Gold & Turquoise Mounts

Delhi, Northern India
circa 1620 (Jade) & circa 1850 (Mounts)

width: 6.3cm, height: 5.4cm, thickness: 0.3cm, weight: 31.64g

Provenance

UK art market

6341

Fine, Hindu Pilgrim’s Silver Krishna & Radha Amulet Pendant Necklace (Chhedi ka Jantar)

Rajasthan, India
19th century

total length of necklace: 60cm, dimensions of amulet: 4.5cm x 6cm, overall weight: 187g

Provenance

UK art market

6773

Exceptional, Early Tanimbar Ancestor Figure

Tanimbar, Southeast Moluccas, Eastern Indonesia
18th century

height: 16.4cm, width: 5.4cm, depth: 4.5cm

Provenance

Private Collection, Northern England; acquired by the previous owners from an antiques fair, York, England, circa 1980

9158

Brunei Brass Grain Measure (Gantang)

Brunei
dated 1875-76

diameter: approximately 18.7cm, height: 16.5cm, weight: 2,225g

Provenance

private collection, Channel Islands

7165

Coconut Nargila Base & Stand with Engraved Silver Mounts & Coral Beads

Algeria, North Africa
18th-early 19th century

length: approximately 56cm, width: approximately 9cm, weight: 625g

Provenance

From Howth Castle in Ireland, the ancestral home of the St Lawrence family and the Earls of Howth.