New Items for April 2021

We are pleased to present our April catalogue – our first catalogue since last November of entirely new items!

Scroll down to see more than 40 new additions to our stock for April.

Included are items from India, Nepal, Tibet, Indonesia, Colonial Batavia, China, Burma, Central Asia, Alaska, Syria, Egypt, Sri Lanka Ghana and Nigeria.

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    Pair of Large, Indian, Princely, Parcel-Gilded & Enamelled Garuda Figures

    Rajasthan, India
    circa 1800

    heights (without stands): 23.8cm, width: 12.4cm, height (with stands): 32.5cm, combined weight: 2,475g

    Provenance

    German private collection, bought by the father of the previous owner in Germany in 1971 at the sale of a Rajasthan Maharaja's possessions

    6831

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      Tibetan Gilded Dharma Wheel Altar Stand inlaid with Semi-Precious Gems

      Tibet
      18th-19th century

      height: 33.2cm, width: 11.7cm, weight: 1,003g

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      6903

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        Large Ottoman Syrian or Egyptian Pale-Green Glass Mosque Lamp

        Ottoman Syria or Egypt
        19th century

        height: 29.8cm, diameter: 23cm, weight: 2,346g

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        Private collection, southern England

        6773

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          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

          6735

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            Fine Bronze Ganesha as Mahaganapati & Consort (Shakti)

            South India, probably Karnataka
            16th century

            height: 7.5cm, width: 7cm, depth: 4.8cm, weight: 293g

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            UK art market

            6772

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              Very Fine, Early Tanimbar Ancestor Figure

              Tanimbar, Southeast Moluccas, Eastern Indonesia
              18th century

              height: 15cm, width: 5.4cm, depth: 5cm

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

              6797

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                Paduang or Kayan Lahwi (Long-Necked) Woman’s Brass Neck Rings & Anklets

                Paduang or Kayan Lahwi People, Shan States, Eastern Burma
                19th-early 20th century

                height (of the longest neck ring): 13.2cm, width (of the wiodest neck ring): 18.3cm, width (of the arm rings): approximately 9cm, combined weight: 4,437g

                Provenance

                Private collection, UK; collected during colonial times.

                6782

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                  Superb, Multi-Strand Naga Bead Necklace

                  Naga People, India/Burma
                  circa 1920s

                  total length: 74cm, weight: 637g

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                  private European collection

                  6776

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                    Fine Naga Glass & Brass Bead Necklace

                    Ao Tribe, Naga People, Burma/India
                    circa 1900

                    total length: 71cm, weight: 400g

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                    private European collection

                    6762

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                      Pair of Aristocratic Balinese Doors Carved in High Relief with Gilding

                      Bali, Indonesia
                      late 19th century

                      length: 184.4cm, width (of the pair): 71cm

                      Provenance

                      UK art market

                      6704

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                        Exceptional Sri Lankan Colonial Coromandel Wood Box

                        Sri Lanka
                        circa late 18th century

                        width: 34.9cm, height: 13.3cm, depth: 24.7cm, weight: 3,092g

                        Provenance

                        UK art market

                        6888

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                          East Javanese or Madurese Ceremonial Rattan & Wood Ceremonial Rice Basket

                          East Java or Madura, Indonesia
                          19th century

                          diameter: approximately 26cm, height: 22cm, weight: 480g

                          Provenance

                          art market, France.

                          6385

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                            Colonial French Oil Painting of Muhammad Ali Pasha, Ottoman Governor of Egypt & the Sudan, with White Slaves

                            Colonial France or France
                            circa 1820

                            height: 42.2cm, width: 55cm; with frame – height: 48cm, width: 61cm

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                            UK art market

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                              Agra Pietra-Dura Marble Box Presented to the Governor of the Punjab & the United Provinces of India, 1928

                              Agra, India
                              dated 1928

                              width: 27.4cm, height: 10.4cm, depth: 21cm, weight: 4,282g

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                              from the descendants of Lord Harley.

                              6771

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                                Burmese Bell Carried by Two Buddhist Devotees

                                Burma
                                early 20th century

                                height: 41cm, length (of the rod): 52.5cm

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                                UK art market

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

                                  Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
                                  18th-19th century

                                  height: approximately 8cm, width: 5.7cm, weight: 35g

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                                  UK art market

                                  6765

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                                    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

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                                    UK art market

                                    6812

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                                      Rare Pair of Large, Igbo Woman’s Brass Anklets (Ogba)

                                      Igbo People, Nigeria
                                      19th century

                                      diameter: approximately 34.5cm, height: 11.9cm, combined weight: 2,990g (1,498g and 1,492g)

                                      Provenance

                                      private collection, Channel Islands, UK.

                                      6795

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                                        Exceptional Chinese Turquoise, Enamelled & Gilded Silver Filigree Bracelet & Ring

                                        China
                                        early 20th century

                                        open length of bracelet: 17.5cm, internal diameter of bracelet: 5.8cm, height of bracelet: 2.4cm, height of ring: 2.7cm, ring size: N (UK), 6 1/2 (UK) but flexible; combined weight: 59g.

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                                        UK art market

                                        6793

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                                          Chinese Silver Gilt Butterfly Necklace with Jadeite & other Semi-Precious Stones

                                          China
                                          early 20th century

                                          total length: 45cm, width of pendant: 7.6cm, weight: 62g

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                                          UK art market

                                          6794

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                                            Pair of Chinese Pendant Cabochon Turquoise & Gilt Earrings

                                            China
                                            early 20th century

                                            height: 3.6cm, combined weight: 10g

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                                            6796

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                                              Fine, Chinese Silver-Gilt Bracelet with Large, Semi-Precious Stones

                                              China
                                              early 20th century

                                              internal diameter: 5.9cm, total length: 17.5cm, height: 3.1cm, weight: 49g

                                              Provenance

                                              UK art market

                                              6739

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                                                Burmese Bronze Seated Buddha

                                                Burma
                                                18th-early 19th century

                                                height: 31cm, width: 12.5cm, depth: 10cm, weight: 1,421g

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                                                UK art market

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                                                  Inscribed Silver Box Presented by Burma’s First Prime Minister U Nu

                                                  Burma (Myanmar)
                                                  dated 1957

                                                  width: 12.2cm, height: approximately 7.1cm, weight: 166g

                                                  Provenance

                                                  private collection, London.

                                                  6847

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                                                    Pair of Silver-Gilt Colonial Altar Cruets (Vinajeras)

                                                    Spanish or Portuguese Colonial, possibly Mexico
                                                    circa 17th century

                                                    height: 11.2cm, combined weight: 309g

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                                                    UK art market

                                                    6891

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                                                      Nepalese Image of the Black Jambhala (Kubera) Carved in Schist

                                                      Nepal
                                                      circa 18th century

                                                      height: 25.9cm, width: 17cm, depth: 5.8cm, weight: 2,347g

                                                      Provenance

                                                      private English collection

                                                      6940

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                                                        Pair of Uzbek Gold Earrings with Pearls & Semi-Precious Stones

                                                        Uzbek People, Central Asia, including Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan
                                                        early 20th century

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                                                        private European collection

                                                        6811

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                                                          Unusual Ashanti Carved Wooden Articulated Comb (Duafe)

                                                          Akan-Ashanti People, Ghana
                                                          late 19th century-early 20th century

                                                          height: 34.7cm, width: 12cm, weight: 192g

                                                          Provenance

                                                          private collection, London.

                                                          6897

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                                                            Egyptian Silver Fish Fertility Pendant (Samaka)

                                                            Abu el-Numrus, Egypt
                                                            circa 1913

                                                            length: approximately 18cm, width (of the largest fish): 11cm, weight: 100g

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                                                            UK art market

                                                            6898

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                                                              Tibetan Woman’s Pouch or Purse (Baghu) with Silver & Brass Mounts, Lapis Lazuli & Coral

                                                              Tibet
                                                              19th century

                                                              width: 15.8cm, height (without strap): 11cm, weight: 225g

                                                              Provenance

                                                              UK art market

                                                              6900

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                                                                Tibetan Tinder Pouch & Striker (Icag) with Silver Mounts, Coral & Turquoise

                                                                Tibet
                                                                19th century

                                                                width: 13.2cm, height (without strap): 10.4cm, weight: 260g

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                                                                6901

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                                                                  Tibetan Woman’s Pouch or Purse (Baghu) with Gilded Silver Mounts & Turquoise

                                                                  Tibet
                                                                  19th century

                                                                  width: 12.5cm, height (without strap): 11.2cm, weight: 310g

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                                                                  UK art market

                                                                  6902

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                                                                    Tibetan Woman’s Pouch or Purse (Baghu) with Silver & Gilt Mounts, & Coral

                                                                    Tibet
                                                                    19th century

                                                                    width: 12.5cm, height (without strap): 9.5cm, weight: 212g

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                                                                    6909

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                                                                      Indian Bronze of Vishnu Reclining on Ananta (Anantasayana)

                                                                      Tamil Nadu, South India
                                                                      17th century

                                                                      width: 11.6cm, height: 8cm, depth: 5.6cm, weight: 440g

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                                                                      6924

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                                                                        Central Asian Uzbek Head Ornament (Bodom-oy)

                                                                        Khanate of Kiva, Xorazm (Khorezm), Region, Uzbekistan
                                                                        late 19th century-early 20th century

                                                                        length: approximately 17.5cm, width: 10cm, weight: 142g

                                                                        Provenance

                                                                        private European collection

                                                                        6930

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                                                                          Pair of Indian Silver & Gold Woman’s Ear Ornaments (Akota)

                                                                          Saurashtra Peninsula, Gujarat, India
                                                                          early 20th century

                                                                          width (individually): 5.2cm, height: 6.2cm, depth: 3.1cm, combined weight: 83g

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                                                                          private European collection

                                                                          6960

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                                                                            Fine Pair of Oyo Yoruba Ibeji Twins

                                                                            Yoruba People, Oyo, Igbuke Region, Nigeria
                                                                            late 19th century-early 20th century

                                                                            height: approximately 27.1cm, combined weight: 563g

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                                                                            UK art market

                                                                            6803

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                                                                              Rare Sri Lankan Horn & Silver Box

                                                                              Sri Lanka
                                                                              18th-19th century

                                                                              width: 10.2cm, height: 11cm, depth: 5.2cm, weight: 58g

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                                                                              UK art Market

                                                                              6954

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                                                                                Central Asian Silver & Glass Bead Earrings

                                                                                Uzbek People, Central Asia, including Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan & Turkmenistan, or Nuristan, Afghanistan
                                                                                19th or early 20th century

                                                                                height: 6.7cm, combined weight: 14g

                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                private European collection

                                                                                6757

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                                                                                  ‘Red Royal Poinciana Trees, Java’: Oil Painting by Dutch East Indies Colonial Artist Gerard Pieter Adolfs 

                                                                                  Java, Indonesia
                                                                                  1930s

                                                                                  height: 30cm, width: 40cm; with frame – height: 34.5cm, width: 44.3cm

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                                                                                  private collection, UK; originally exhibited in the Dutch Colonial Oranje Hotel, Padang, Sumatra.

                                                                                  6914

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                                                                                    Tlingit Woven Spruce Root Fan

                                                                                    Tlingit People, Southeast Alaska, United States
                                                                                    circa 1900

                                                                                    height: 41.4cm, width: 23.5cm, weight: 63g

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                                                                                    private collection, London.

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                                                                                    1804

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                                                                                      Large Jorai Ironwood Ancestor Figure

                                                                                      Jorai People, Central Highlands, Vietnam
                                                                                      19th century

                                                                                      height: 114cm

                                                                                      Provenance

                                                                                      Benneton Collection, France

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                                                                                        Burmese Lacquered Tray on Stand (Kalat)

                                                                                        Shan States, Burma
                                                                                        circa 1920

                                                                                        diameter: 53cm, height: 24cm

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                                                                                        UK art market

                                                                                        6388

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                                                                                          Magnificent, Pierced, Chased, Miniature Silver Thai Manuscript (Dharma) Cabinet

                                                                                          Thailand
                                                                                          circa 1920

                                                                                          height: 32cm, width: 20.5cm, depth: 14cm, weight: 1,729g

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                                                                                          private collection

                                                                                          6492

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                                                                                            Very Rare & Early Yoruba Shango Priest’s Costume with Leather & Mirrors

                                                                                            Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                                            circa 1850

                                                                                            length: 96.5cm, width: 54.5cm (approximately)

                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                            found in the attic of a house in northern England where it is believed to have been stored undisturbed since at least the 1930s.

                                                                                            3023

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                                                                                              Indian Painted Wooden Portable Shrine for the Jagannathi Trio

                                                                                              Orissa or Rajasthan, India
                                                                                              circa 1920

                                                                                              height: 38.5cm, width with all panels fold away: 19cm; with panels extended: 73cm

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                                                                                              UK art market