NEW ITEMS FOR DEC-FEB 2023

Scroll down to see almost 20 fine, new additions to our stock for December to February 2023.

Included are items from the Dutch East Indies, Indonesia, India, the Ottoman Empire, Ethiopia, Oman, China & Vietnam.

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8915

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    Dutch Colonial Tortoiseshell & Gold Betel Box

    Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia (present-day Jakarta)
    18th-19th century

    length: 17.2cm, width: 11.2cm, height: 7cm, weight: 440g

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    private collection, UK.

    8805

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      Srivijaya Bronze Buddha Seated in Royal Ease

      Srivijaya Kingdom - South Sumatra & Malay Peninsula
      7th-8th century

      height: 21.4cm, width: 9.3cm, depth: approximately 10.5cm; height with stand: 23.2cm

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      private collection, London, UK.

      8727

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        Lucknow Niello & Enamelled Perfume Flask

        Lucknow, India
        circa 1780

        length: 8.5cm, width: approximately 3.5cm, weight: 28g

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        UK art market

        8721

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          Indian Necklace with Pearls & Rubies

          India
          circa 1880

          circumference: approximately 67cm, width of oval pendant: 2.6cm, weight: 51g

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          UK art market

          8914

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            Queen Juliana’s Dutch Colonial Silver ‘Star Anise’ Filigree Betel or Jewellery Box

            Dutch East Indies
            circa 1760

            length: 16cm, height: 7.5cm, depth: 11.6cm, weight: 758g

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            Private UK Collection; Sotheby's Amsterdam, The Estate of Queen Juliana of The Netherlands

            8916

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              Duke of Portland’s Silver Filigree Box & Cover

              India
              circa 18th century

              length: 10.2cm, width: 10.2cm, thickness: 3.4cm; weight: 222g

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              private collection, England; Duke of Portland, KG, GCVO (Welbeck Abbey).

              8945

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                Bronze & Brass Image of Balakrishna

                South India
                19th century

                height: approximately 15cm, width: 10.5cm, depth: approximately 10.2cm, weight: 1,254g

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                UK art market

                8903

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                  Mughal Silver Hookah Base

                  Deccan or Northern India
                  17th-18th century

                  height: approximately 17.5cm, diameter: approximately 14cm, weight: 1,033g

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                  UK art market

                  8896

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                    Indian Bronze of Ramanujacharya & his Guru Nammalvar

                    South India
                    18th-19th century

                    height: 19cm, width: 14.5cm, depth: 10.5cm, weight: 1,346g

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                    UK art market

                    8912

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                      Ottoman Syrian Silver & Coral Cuff Bracelet

                      Ottoman Syria or Anatolia
                      19th century

                      length: 6.6cm, diameter: approximately 6.1cm, weight: 153g

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                      UK art market

                      8921

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                        Unusual Indian Bronze of Parvati & Ganesh

                        South India
                        17th century

                        height: 11.1cm, width: 8.8cm, depth: 5.1cm, weight: 565g

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                        UK art market

                        8925

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                          Majapahit Javanese Gold Pendant

                          Central Java, Indonesia
                          circa 9th century

                          length: 5.9cm, width: 1.3cm, weight: 11g

                          Provenance

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

                          8935

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                            Ethiopian Amber Bead Necklace

                            Ethiopia
                            19th century

                            circumference: approximately 57cm, weight: 45g

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                            Provenance

                            UK art market

                            8939

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                              Pair of Omani Silver Anklets

                              Sur, Oman
                              early 20th century

                              inner diameter: widest at 6cm, weight: 479g

                              Provenance

                              private collection, UK

                              8943

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                                Miao Silver Ceremonial Hat

                                Miao People, Guizhou, South-East China
                                mid-20th century

                                height: approximately 24.2cm, width: 25.5cm, weight: 395g

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                                French art market

                                8623

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                                  Vietnamese Double-sided Silver & Jade Comb

                                  Southern Vietnam
                                  early 20th century

                                  length: 7.1cm, width: 10.3cm, weight: 43g

                                  Provenance

                                  UK art market

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                                  7325

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                                    Rare, Nepalese Inscribed & Gilded Copper Buddha’s Footprints Buddhapada Portable Mandala Plaque

                                    Nepal
                                    17th-18th century

                                    diameter: approximately 27cm, weight: 669g

                                    Provenance

                                    UK art market

                                    8484

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                                      Outstanding & Rare Javanese Gold, Gilded & Bronze Standing Shiva Mahadeva

                                      Central Java, Indonesia
                                      circa 9th century

                                      height: 16.8cm, width: 5.2cm, depth: 5.4cm, weight: 380g

                                      Provenance

                                      from the estate of the private collector John Bartlett, England, with an old collection label attached indicating that the piece entered the collection in 1967.

                                      6623

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                                        Khmer-style Thai Silver Buddha

                                        North-Eastern Thailand
                                        circa 16th century

                                        height (without stand): 10.2cm, width: 7.4, weight (with stand): 302g

                                        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.

                                          4541

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                                            Champleve Enamelled & Gilded Bronze Stupa with Jataka Tales

                                            China
                                            Ming Dynasty, circa 15th century

                                            height: 20.2cm, width: 10cm, weight: 1,254g

                                            Provenance

                                            private collection of Maurice Collis (1889-1973); thereafter by descent.

                                            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

                                              Provenance

                                              UK art market

                                              3007

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                                                Carved Colonial Bone Infant Jesus

                                                India, probably Goa
                                                18th century

                                                length: 8cm height: 3.5cm

                                                Provenance

                                                UK art market; most probably the item has been in the UK since colonial times.

                                                8485

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                                                  Burmese Silver Model of a Stupa

                                                  Burma
                                                  late 19th century

                                                  height: 32.3cm, width: 18.1cm, weight (with stand): 1,184g, weight of silver: 270g

                                                  Provenance

                                                  UK art market

                                                  5089

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                                                    Rare Indian Coco-de-Mer Ewer

                                                    Northern India
                                                    Circa 17th century

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

                                                    Provenance

                                                    UK art market

                                                    4666

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                                                      Silver-Gilt Belt Buckle with Polychrome Enamel & Filigree

                                                      Ottoman Turkey or regions, probably Armenian Community
                                                      18th century

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

                                                      Provenance

                                                      private collection, UK