New Items for July 2020

Scroll down to see more than 30 new additions to our stock for July.

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Included are items from India, Sri Lanka, Burma, China, Tibet, Mongolia, Malaysia, Thailand, Central Asia, Dutch Colonial, Indo-Portuguese, Indonesia, Nigeria, Morocco & Congo.

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6507

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    Monumental Silver-Inlaid Bidri Flask & Stopper (Surahi)

    Bidar, Deccan, India
    late 18th century

    height: 45cm, weight: width: 22cm, weight: approximately 6kg

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    6504

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      Cendrawasih Bay Ancestor Figure (Korwar)

      Cendrawasih Bay, Western Irian Jaya (New Guinea), Indonesia
      19th century

      height: 25cm, width 10.5cm, depth: 11cm, weight: 420g

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      Estate of the collector Prof. Dr. Christian Eggers (1938-2020), Germany.

      6503

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        Rare, Monumental, Dutch Colonial Batavian Parcel-Gilt Silver Platter or Salver

        Batavia, Dutch East Indies (Modern-day Indonesia)
        circa 1680-1700

        diameter: 46cm, weight: 2,122g

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        6508

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          Large, Rare, Central Asian Gilded Silver Koranic Amulet Case set with Banded Agate, Spinels & Coral

          Emirate of Bukhara (today, Uzbekistan)
          19th century

          length: 107cm, width: 31cm, weight: 3,216g

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          private collection, Greece/UK

          5436

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            Balinese, Early & Finely-Carved Image of Mother Brayut & her Children

            Bali, Indonesia
            1930s

            height: 27.5cm, width: 16.5cm, weight: 1,205g

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            private collection, Italy.

            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)

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

              6493

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                Rare & Early Yoruba Shango Shrine Leather Bag (Laba)

                Yoruba People, Nigeria
                circa 1850

                width: 49.5cm

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

                6384

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                  Superb Mongolian Silver Presentation Sword with Lapis Lazuli, Coral & Turquoise

                  Mongolia or China
                  circa 1870

                  length: 100.5cm, weight: 1,740g

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                  private English collection

                  5995

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                    Unusual Vaisnava (Vishnu) Copper Vessel

                    Karnataka or Andhra Pradesh, India
                    18th century

                    height: 17.5cm, width: 24cm, weight: 984g

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                    UK art market

                    6431

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                      Indian Gilded, Enamelled Silver Lion Dagger Hilt or Staff Handle Inlaid with Rubies

                      Northern India
                      18th century

                      height: 9.8cm, weight: 102g (without stand)

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                      UK art market

                      5923

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                        Thai Gilded & Engraved Bronze Candlestick

                        Thailand, or Nearby
                        19th century

                        height: 26.5cm, width: 20.5cm, weight: 2,233g

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                        UK art market

                        6502

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                          Very Unusual Pair of Copper & Brass Chinese Water Pipes Disguised as Vases

                          China
                          19th century

                          height: 15.5cm, width: 6.5cm, combined weight: 568g

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                          UK art market

                          6509

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                            Large & Spectacular Indian Silver & Turquoise Amulet Necklace with Suspended Indian Coins (Chandan Har)

                            India, probably Rajasthan
                            circa 1940

                            length: 75cm, width of talisman holder: 18cm, weight: 1,928g

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                            5969

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                              Burmese Bronze Rice-Noodle Maker

                              Burma
                              19th century

                              height: 15.4cm, width: 22.5cm, depth: 11.4cm, weight: 2,410g

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                              European art market

                              6455

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                                Indian Pierced Silver Perfume Box

                                Northern India
                                18th century

                                width: 12cm, height: 9.5cm, depth: 9.4cm, weight: 398g

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                                UK art market

                                6293

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

                                  Khampa, Western Tibet
                                  19th century

                                  length (excluding strap): 26cm, weight: 196g

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                                  from the collection of Sir Christopher Ondaatje, UK.

                                  6360

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                                    Rare Indo-Portuguese Colonial Crocodile Tooth Snuff Flask in the form of a Mestiza Woman, with Engraved Silver Mounts

                                    Indo-Portuguese, possibly Goa, India
                                    late 17th century

                                    height: 9cm, weight: 40g

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                                    UK art market

                                    6475

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                                      Moroccan Silver Bracelet with Enamel & Niello (Azbeg)

                                      Berber People, Central Anti-Atlas, Morocco
                                      19th-20th century

                                      width (widest): 9cm, weight: 81g

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                                      6397

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                                        Indian Silver Pierced Crown, probably for a Deity

                                        India
                                        early 20th century

                                        width: 21.5cm, height: 17cm, weight: 159g

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                                        private collection

                                        4883

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                                          Ceremonial Iban Textile Pua

                                          Iban Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
                                          circa 1900

                                          length: 254.5cm, width: 132cm

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                                          UK art market

                                          6478

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                                            Moroccan Pair of Silver Fibulae (Tisernas)

                                            Berber People, Morocco
                                            19th-20th century

                                            length (each): 16.1cm, width (each): 11.1cm, combined weight: 162g

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                                            European art market

                                            6240

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                                              Fine, Malay Sword (Klewang) with Horn Hilt & Silver Mounts

                                              Malay Peninsula or Sumatra, Indonesia
                                              19th century

                                              length: 72.5cm, weight: 854g

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                                              private collection, England.

                                              6487

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                                                Burmese Pierced & Repoussed Silver Bowl, Moulmein-Style

                                                Burma, possibly Moulmein
                                                circa 1890

                                                height: 10.6cm, width: 17cm, weight: 519g

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                                                6500

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                                                  Moroccan Polychrome Terracotta Inkwell

                                                  Fes, Morocco
                                                  mid-20th century

                                                  height: 9.7cm, diameter: 12.2cm, weight: 614g

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                                                  UK art market

                                                  6137

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                                                    Sumatran Minangkabau Cast Brass Money Box

                                                    Minangkabau people, Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                    19th century

                                                    length: 21.4cm, height: 15.5cm, depth: 13cm, weight: 2089g

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                                                    UK art market

                                                    6499

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                                                      Moroccan Terracotta Inkwell

                                                      Fes, Morocco
                                                      mid-20th century

                                                      height: 10.3cm, weight: 291g

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                                                      6454

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                                                        Fine, Sri Lankan Silver Box Decorated with Bherunda Motifs

                                                        Kandy, Sri Lanka
                                                        circa 1890

                                                        length: 21.2cm, width: 10.5cm, height: 8.5cm, weight: 530g

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                                                        UK art market

                                                        4225

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                                                          Congo Cast-Brass Hairpins

                                                          Congo, probably Kuba people.
                                                          19th-20th century

                                                          21cm & 16.8cm

                                                          Provenance

                                                          Private collection, London.

                                                          5393

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                                                            Parsi (Parsee) Cream Sari with Pallav & Embroidered Border (Kor Pallav No Garo)

                                                            Parsi (Parsee) community of Bombay, India.
                                                            early 20th century

                                                            length: 451cm, width: 114cm

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                                                            from the family collection of a Parsi family based in northern England but originally from Bombay, India.

                                                            6469

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                                                              Moroccan Pair of Silver Fibulae (Tisernas)

                                                              Berber People, Morocco
                                                              19th-20th century

                                                              width (each): 10.1cm, length: 19.2cm, combined weight: 173g

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                                                              5943

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                                                                Maharaja’s Enamelled Heavy Gold Bracelet set with Rubies, Diamonds & an Emerald

                                                                India, probably Hyderabad
                                                                circa 1750 or earlier

                                                                overall length: 17.5cm, dimensions of enamelled plaque: 4cm x 3.2cm, total weight: 137g, diameter as worn: approx. 6cm

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                                                                private collection, UK

                                                                5997

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                                                                  Large & Impressive Silver Belt with Carnelians & Coins

                                                                  Jewish-Yemeni silversmiths, Bedouin People, Saudi Arabia or Yemen
                                                                  early to mid-20th century

                                                                  approx. circumference: 70cm, height: 7.4cm, weight: 1,181g

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                                                                  UK art market

                                                                  4683

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                                                                    Large Terracotta Makara & Naga Stair-Head or Roof Tile Finial

                                                                    Thailand
                                                                    Sukhothai Period, 14th-15th century

                                                                    height: 51cm, length: 26cm, width: 14cm

                                                                    Provenance

                                                                    private collection, UK

                                                                    2219

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                                                                      Yoruba Carved Wooden Divination Bowl

                                                                      Yoruba People, Nigeria
                                                                      18th-19th century or earlier

                                                                      height: 14.2cm, diameter: 19cm

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                                                                      private collection, UK.

                                                                      1108

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                                                                        Carved Tsonga Bowl attributed to Muhlati

                                                                        Tsonga, Mozambique
                                                                        late 19th century

                                                                        height: 38cm, width: 18cm

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                                                                        UK art market.

                                                                        2611

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                                                                          South Indian Gold Emerald & Ruby-Set Temple Ear Ornaments

                                                                          South India
                                                                          18th-19th century

                                                                          lengths: 8cm & 8.3cm, combined weight: 53

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                                                                          private collection, UK

                                                                          6090

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                                                                            Burmese Lacquered & Carved Stone Buddha

                                                                            Amarapura, northern Burma
                                                                            18th century

                                                                            height: 51cm, width: 30.5cm, depth: 18cm

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                                                                            from the estate of Sir David Tang, founder of the luxury fashion house Shanghai Tang

                                                                            3870

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                                                                              Pair of Carved Wooden Male & Female Bulul Rice Divinity Figures

                                                                              Ifugao People, Northern Luzon, Philippines
                                                                              19th century

                                                                              heights: 51cm & 49cm

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              private European collection.

                                                                              1554

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                                                                                Batavian Silver Filigree Paan Box

                                                                                Dutch East Indies (Batavia), or possibly India (Goa)
                                                                                17th century

                                                                                length: 12cm, width: 10.5cm, height: 6.1cm, weight: 601g

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                                                                                Provenance

                                                                                Christie's London; a Spanish/Portuguese collection prior to that.

                                                                                5922

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                                                                                  Four Engraved Engraved Silver-Clad Bedstead Charpoy Legs

                                                                                  Northern India
                                                                                  19th century

                                                                                  heights: 32.5cm diameters at base: 13cm

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                                                                                  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

                                                                                    2025

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                                                                                      Superb Three-Piece Indian Silver Tea Set

                                                                                      Kutch or Karachi, India
                                                                                      circa 1900

                                                                                      height of teapot: 16.3cm, width of teapot: 22cm, weight of teapot: 684g, combined weight: 1,613g

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                                                                                      UK art market

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                                                                                        Inscribed Bronze Lamp with Aristocratic Patron Devotee Figures

                                                                                        Nepal
                                                                                        Shah Period, dated Samvat 986 (1830)

                                                                                        length: 35cm, width: 22cm, height: 27cm, weight: 3,652g

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                                                                                        UK art market.

                                                                                        6215

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                                                                                          Pair of Indian Painted Fans Converted to Fire Guards

                                                                                          Nossam, Andhra Pradesh, India
                                                                                          dated 1886

                                                                                          width: 35cm, overall height: 42cm, height of fans: 31.3cm

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                                                                                          private collection, UK

                                                                                          2931

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                                                                                            Colonial Indian Trichinopoly Silver 24-Piece Cutlery Set

                                                                                            Trichinopoly, South India & London
                                                                                            circa 1870

                                                                                            length of knife: 22cm, length of fork: 18cm, typical weight of one fork: 63g, typical weight of one knife: 73g, length of box: 31.5cm, width of box: 26.4cm, thickness of box: 7.7cm

                                                                                            Provenance

                                                                                            private UK collection

                                                                                            3042

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                                                                                              Carved Indian Black Stone Vaishnavite Pediment

                                                                                              Rajasthan or Madhya Pradesh, India
                                                                                              10th-11th century

                                                                                              width: 38cm, height: 14.5cm

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                                                                                              UK art market

                                                                                              6026

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                                                                                                Ottoman Balkans or Armenian Gilded Belt Buckle set with Coral & Turquoise

                                                                                                Ottoman Balkans
                                                                                                18th-19th century

                                                                                                length: 21cm, height: 9cm, weight: 343g

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                                                                                                UK art market

                                                                                                1813

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                                                                                                  Large, Chinese-Export Carved Mother-of-Pearl Snuff Box Depicting Napoleon’s Tomb, with Silver Mounts

                                                                                                  Canton, China
                                                                                                  circa 1820

                                                                                                  diameter: 9.2cm, thickness: 3cm, weight: 277g

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                                                                                                  UK art market

                                                                                                  6334

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                                                                                                    Colonial Philippines’ Carved Wooden Saint’s Head

                                                                                                    Philippines
                                                                                                    18th century

                                                                                                    height without stand: 21cm, height with stand: 25.7cm

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                                                                                                    Provenance

                                                                                                    UK art market