New Items for January-February 2020

Showcased here are 20 new additions to our stock for January/February.

Included are items from India, Tibet, Nepal, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia/Malaysia, Egypt, Yemen & Sudan.

All items are for sale.

Click on the links below to see more details and images of each piece. Most entries include video footage to show the relative size of each object too.

HIGH RESOLUTION versions of all images on this website can be accessed by double-clicking each image.

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3014

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Superb Tibetan Copper Teapot with Silver & Gilded Brass Mounts & Turquoise

Tibet or Nepal
before 1880

height: 26.8cm, length: 29cm, weight: 2,057g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

6355

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Sino-Tibetan Fine, Carved Jade Vajra

China or Tibet
Qianlong Period (1735-1796), 18th century

length: 6.8cm, weight: 28g

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private collection, London.

6236

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Chinese Export Silver Taza by Wang Hing

Maker: Wang Hing, China
circa 1875

height: 15.6cm, diameter: 13.4cm, weight: 271g

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Provenance

private collection, UK

5979

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Hindu Pilgrim’s Jagannatha Painting

Puri, Orissa, India
circa 1900, and possibly earlier

height: 39.2cm, width: 46cm

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UK art market

6297

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Christian Silvered Crab Reliquary of St Francis Xavier

Christian Community, South India or Sri Lanka
19th century

width: 18cm, length: 17.5cm, weight: 748g

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Provenance

from the collection of Sir Christopher Ondaatje, UK.

6357

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Sadhu or Hindu Holy Man’s Bronze Trident

Northern India
circa 18th century

length: 35.2cm, width: 13.2cm, weight: 743g

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Provenance

private collection, London

6295

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Tibetan Nomad’s Silver-Mounted Knife & Scabbard inset with Turquoise & Coral

Khampa, Western Tibet
19th century

length: 27.2cm, weight: 208g

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Provenance

from the collection of Sir Christopher Ondaatje, UK.

5977

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Hindu Pilgrim’s Jagannatha Painting

Puri, Orissa, India
circa 1900, and possibly earlier

height: 39cm, width: 45.5cm

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UK art market

6356

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Rare Sanskrit-Inscribed Hindu Holy Man or Sadhu’s Libation Coconut Cup

Northern India
circa 18th century

diameter at widest point: 16.3cm, height: 5.6cm

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Provenance

private collection, London.

6359

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Rashaida-Bedouin Silver Cuff Bracelet

Rashaida People, Egypt
early 20th century

length: 11.6cm, internal diameter: 6.3cm, weight: 209g

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Provenance

UK art market

6331

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Northern Yemen Silver Bracelet (Musammat)

Al-Dhahiyy region, Northern Yemen
early 20th century

internal diameter: 6.2cm, external diameter: 10cm, weight: 316g

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UK art market

6321

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Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Double-Spouted Drinking Water Vessel (Kendi)

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 27.3cm, diameter: 22cm, weight: 1,310g

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Provenance

private collection, southern England.

6320

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Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Spouted Drinking Water Vessel (Kibuk)

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 21.5cm, length: 19cm, weight: 1,031g

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Provenance

private collection, southern England.

6322

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Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Stemmed Vase for Drinking Water

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 16cm, diameter: 20cm, weight: 860g

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Provenance

private collection, southern England.

6344

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Hindu Pilgrim’s Silver Amulet Pendant

India, probably Rajasthan
early 20th century

dimension of amulet: 6.3cm x 7cm, weight: 77g

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Provenance

UK art market

6353

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Tall, Cast-Bronze, Indian Deepalakshmi Lamp

Deccan, India
18th century

height: 67cm, width: 18.5cm, depth: 23cm, weight: approx. 6kg

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private collection, UK

6358

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Four Argobba-Ethiopian High-Grade Silver Bracelets

Argobba People, Ethiopia
circa 1900

internal diameters: 5.0-5.5cm, heights: 3.1cm-5cm, combined weight: 642g

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UK art market

6302

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Kutch Chiselled Steel Punch Dagger or Katar

Kutch, North-West India
18th century

length: 33.7cm, width: 9cm, weight: 300g

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Provenance

from the collection of Sir Christopher Ondaatje, UK.

6161

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Nubian Silver Bracelet with Applied Silver Filigree & Gilded Silver Plaques

Sudan
early 20th century

height: 6cm, diameter: 7cm, weight: 265g

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Provenance

UK art market

Fine, Selected Items still Available from Past Catalogues

4146

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Silver-Encased Dagger (Dha Hmyaung) with Ivory Hilt

Shan people, Burma
18th-19th century

total length: 39.5cm, weight: 348g

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Provenance

UK art market

3570

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Thai Official’s Ivory Seal

Thailand
19th century (dated 1878)

height: 9cm, diameter: 4.9cm

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Provenance

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

5840

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Mongolian Polychrome Dancing Citipati Group

Mongolia
19th century

height: 60cm, width: 53cm

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Provenance

Private collection, England.

1865

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Fine Ifa Yoruba Divination Bowl

Yoruba People, Nigeria
circa 1920 or earlier

height: 19cm, width at widest point: 24cm

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Provenance

UK art market

6069

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Pair of Bhuta Cow Figures (Nandigona)

Karnataka, India
19th century

lengths; 21cm, heights: 11.6cm, combined weights: 2,244g

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UK art market

1985

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Javanese Gold Wound-Wire Ring

Central or East Java, Indonesia
Protoclassic Period, AD200-700 or later

ring size: N (UK), 6.5 (US), weight: 10.89g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

5363

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Javanese Cast Silver Image of Shiva with Bronze Yoni Base

Java, Indonesia
Classical Period, 9th century

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

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Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

1183

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Carved Wooden Cockspur Case with Iron Spur

Lombok, Indonesia
19th-early 20th century

height: 19.8cm, width when closed: 8.4cm

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Provenance

Collection of Henry Brownrigg, London, UK.

5424

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Ritually-Worn Nalanda Cast Bronze Buddha

Nalanda, North-east India
11th-12h century

height: 10.6cm, width: 7.8cm

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Provenance

acquired by the previous owner in London in March 1991.

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

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Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

4824

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Woven Rattan Congo Comb

Teke People, Congo
19th century

height: 16.2cm, width: 5.7cm

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Provenance

old, private UK collection.

5496

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Senufo Carved Wooden Face Mask (Kpelie)

Senufo People, Ivory Coast
circa 1920

length: 39cm, width: 16cm

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Provenance

private collection, London; acquired in Europe in the 1970s.

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

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

5488

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Tibetan Gilded Bronze Mahakala

Tibet
15th century

height: 14cm, width: 10.5cm, weight: 701g

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Provenance

UK art market

5563

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Burmese Pierced & Chased Silver Betel Box & Stand

Burma
circa 1870

height: 24.5cm, diameter: 24.5cm, weight: 884g

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UK art market

4692

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Rare Thai Terracotta Dish decorated with Black Crow Pattern

Kalong, Northern Thailand
14th-15th century

diameter: 19.7cm, height: 3.8cm

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private collection, UK

2909

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Bronze Jain Shrine of a Jina Group

Gujarat, Western India
10th century

height (without stand): 13.8cm, height (with stand): 17cm, width: 12.5cm

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UK art market

4831

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Unusual South Indian Silver Beaker

Madras, India
circa 1870

height: 10.3cm, diameter: 9.5cm, weight: 342g

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Provenance

UK art market