NEW ITEMS FOR NOVEMBER 2022

Scroll down to see almost 50 fine, new additions to our stock for November.

Included are items from Tibet, China, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Burma, Indonesia, Central Asia, Sri Lanka, Eritrea & Ottoman Turkey.

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8888

Superb Tibetan Silver Image of Tsong Khapa

Tibet
18th century

height: 13.7cm, width: 9.8cm, depth: 7cm, weight: 606g

Provenance

private collection, England.

8880

Imperial Chinese, Tibetan-style, Carved Shell Trumpet

China
18th century - most probably Qianlong Era (1736-1795)

length: 17cm, width: 9.7cm

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8847

Chinese Gilded Bronze Image of Acala

China
18th-19th century

height: 28cm, width: 13.4cm, depth: 8.8cm, weight: 1,930g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, England.

8886

Carved Wooden Portrait of a Young Balinese Man

Bali, Indonesia
circa 1930

height: approximately 25cm, width: 23cm, depth: approximately 16cm, weight: 2,547g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8722

Indian Gold & Diamond Pendant Necklace

India
late 19th century

length (of pendant): 6.4cm, width: 2.5cm, weight (including cord): 32g

Provenance

UK art market

8853

Fine Tibetan Lotus-form Silver & Coral Ga’u Box

Tibet
19th century or earlier

length: 10.8cm, diameter: 9cm, depth: 1.7cm, weight: 130g

Provenance

UK art market

8852

Indian Hindu Priest’s Sandalwood, Ebony & Silvered Puja Box

Mysore, South India
19th century

length: 51cm, width: 41.5cm, depth: 10.7cm

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8881

Mongolian Burlwood Tsampa Box set with Silver & Gems

Mongolia
probably 18th century

width: 12.2cm, height: 8.9cm, weight: 355g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8885

Tibetan Silver, Gold & Turquoise Woman’s Belt Ornament (Ghanjen or Gyenzen)

Lhasa, Tibet
18th-19th century

width: 40.1cm, length: 21.8cm, weight: 234g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8884

Mongolian Silver Necklace with Enamelled Silver, Turquoise & Coral Beads & Grooming Accessories

Mongolia
19th century

circumference: approximately 89cm, width of the central pendant: approximately 11cm, weight: 191g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8871

Burmese Glazed Earthenware Wall Tile Commissioned for the Mingun Pagoda

Upper Burma
late 18th century

length: 22.9cm, width: 23cm, depth: 3.1cm, weight: 2,345g

Provenance

UK art market

7238

Indian Sitar-shaped Parcel-Gilt Silver Paan Box

Rajasthan, India
19th century

length: 44.2cm, width: 13.2cm, depth: approximately 11cm, weight: 908g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8879

Superb Tibetan Human Bone Mala with a Tokcha and Chank Shell Skull Beads

Tibet
circa 18th century

circumference: approximately 52cm, width of bone beads: approximately 2.2cm, weight: 307g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8902

Burmese Mandalay Bronze Buddha

Mandalay, Burma
circa 1840

height: approximately 68cm, width: 54.4cm, depth: 33cm

Provenance

UK art market

8565

Exceptionally Large, Rare Tibetan Silver & Turquoise Hair Bead

Tibet
circa 18th century

length: 9.9cm, width: 6.8cm, depth: 2.1cm, weight: 115g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8864

Cirebon Short Sword with Carved Antler Hilt

North Coast, Java, probably Cirebon, Indonesia
18th-19th century

length (with scabbard): 38.2cm, length of blade: 26.7cm, width: 4.6cm, weight: 405g

Provenance

UK art market

7128

Tibetan Silver Ga’u with Enclosed Early Wooden Image of Padmasambhava

Tibet
15th-16th century & 19th century

length: 8.9cm, width: 7.9cm, depth: 3.3cm, weight: 204g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8855

Tibetan Silver Amulet Case (Ga’u)

Tibet
19th century

length: 11.5cm, width: 8.9cm, 3.5cm, weight: 166g

Provenance

UK art market

8858

Tibetan Turquoise Amulet Box (Ga’u)

Lhasa, Tibet
19th century

width: 9.2cm, length: 9.2cm, depth: 1.6cm, weight: 63g

Provenance

UK art market

8856

Tibetan Round Amulet Box (Ga’u)

Tibet
19th century

length: 8cm, diameter: 7cm, depth: 3.5cm, weight: 87g

Provenance

UK art market

8857

Tibetan Silver & Coral Amulet Box (Ga’u)

Tibet
19th century

width: 7cm, length: 6cm, depth (including coral): 4cm, weight: 104g

Provenance

UK art market

8859

Fine, Tibetan Round Amulet Box (Ga’u)

Eastern Tibet
19th century

width: 7.8cm, diameter: 7cm, depth: 2.6cm, weight: 99g

Provenance

UK art market

8865

Silver & Gilded Pectoral Ornament (Gosa Asyk)

Ersari People, Central Asia
19th century

length: 20.6cm, width: 14.1cm, weight: 316g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8840

Sri Lankan Silver Box Shaped as the King of Kandy’s Crown

Kandy, Sri Lanka
early 20th century

width: 13.5cm, height: 9.7cm, weight: 284g

Sold

Provenance

from the collection of Sir Christopher Ondaatje, UK.

8846

Superb Indian Brass Temple Offering Box formed as Life-Sized Ardhanarishvara’s Head

Rajasthan, India
19th century

length: approximately 24cm, width: approximately 22.5cm, depth: approximately 16cm, weight: 5,006g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8848

Indian Bronze Image of Surya

Northern India
circa 15th century

height: 9.7cm, width: approximately 7cm, depth: 5cm, weight: 488g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8850

Indian Silvered Image of Shiva-Bhairava

India, perhaps Karnataka
18th century

height: 15.6cm, width: 8.7cm, depth: 4.1cm, weight: 424g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8854

Tibetan Silver & Coral Amulet Box (Ga’u)

Tibet
19th century

length: 12cm, diameter: 9.3cm, depth (including coral): 3.2cm, weight: 172g

Provenance

UK art market

7300

Balinese Lacquer Wooden Container

Bali, Indonesia
19th century

height: 29.4cm, width: 17.1cm, weight: 611g

Provenance

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

8860

Important, Early Colonial Indian Gilded-Silver Covered Vase Presented by the Bombay Governor

India, probably Bombay or Kutch
before 1823

height: approximately 29cm, width: approximately 20cm, weight: 1,350g

Sold

Provenance

Scottish Art Market

7328

Sumatran Minangkabau-Acehnese Wooden Shield with Pierced Brass Mounts (Peurise)

West Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

diameter: approximately 31cm, weight: 1,022g

Provenance

Dutch antique market

8415

Fine Horn of Africa Bedja Dagger with Silver Embellishments

Hadendoa People, Bedja region, Eritrea
19th century

length: approximately 33cm, width: 11.3cm, weight: 245g

Provenance

UK art market

8748

Burmese Gilded Silver Bowl

Burma
circa 1910

height: 10.7cm, width: approximately 11.5cm, weight: 371g

Provenance

UK art market

8767

Superb Keralan Silver Amulet Chain

Kerala, South India
19th century

overall length: approximately 83cm, length of individual amulets: 3.6cm, weight: 194g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, England

8882

Exceptionally Fine Tibetan Brass Tsha Tsha Mould of Hayagriva

Tibet
18th century or earlier

length: 12.8cm, width: 9.7cm, depth (including finial): approximately 7.5cm, weight: 914g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, England.

8883

Splendid Tibetan Brass Tsha Tsha Mould, probably Vajrasattva

Tibet
18th century or earlier

length: 9.3cm, width: 7.3cm, depth (including finial): approximately 7.1cm, weight: 462g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, England.

8793

Pair of Lucknow Enamelled Silver Bazuband Boxes

Lucknow, India
18th century

width of individual boxes: approximately 6.1cm, length (including loops): approximately 11.8cm, depth: 2.2cm, combined weight (including cords): 159g

Provenance

UK art market

8822

Cast Brass Ten-Armed Durga slaying Mahishasura

Orissa, India
15th century

height: 11.8cm, width: 7.7cm, depth: approximately 7cm, weight: 519g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8824

Indian Cast Image of Vishnu

South India
17th-18th century

height: 10.6cm, width: 5.6cm, depth: 3.2cm, weight: 251g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8827

Indian Bronze, possibly Saint Andal or Rukhmini

India
circa 15th century

height: 8.2cm, width: 3.7cm, depth: 2.7cm, weight: 105g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8471

Tibetan Woman’s Silver Amulet Case (Ga’u)

Tibet
early 20th century

length: 7.6cm, width: 7.2cm, depth: approximately 2.9cm, weight: 47g

Provenance

UK art market

8781

Tibetan Sword & Scabbard inset with Coral

North-western Tibet
circa 18th century

overall length: 56.7cm, length of blade: 39cm, width of scabbard: 4cm, weight: 630g

Sold

Provenance

Scottish art market

8764

Indian Upper Arm Ornament of Surya

Himalayan India
circa 14th-15th century

length: 9.1cm, width: 9cm, weight: 186g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8797

Tibetan-style Parcel-Gilt Silver Large Wine Bowl

Tibet or China
18th century or earlier

height: approximately 10.5cm, diameter: 14.9cm, weight: 251g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8823

Indian Bronze Durga slaying Mahishasura

South India
18th century

height: 8.8cm, width: approximately 6.8cm, depth: 2.9cm, weight: 256g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8468

Ottoman Parcel-Gilt Silver Double Inkwell

Ottoman Empire, probably Turkey
circa 1820

height: approximately 14cm, width: 15.5cm, depth: 16.7cm, weight: 356g

Provenance

UK art market

Selected Fine Items from Past Catalogues

6505

Rare Pair of Indian Wooden Supports Carved as Colonial Hindu Guardian Figures

South India, probably Madras
late 18th century

height of each: 98.7cm

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

7256

Maori Trolling Lure Fish Hook (Pa Kahawai)

Maori People, New Zealand
18th-19th century

length (without cord): 14.8cm, width: 2cm, weight: 20g

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection.

6492

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

Yoruba People, Nigeria
circa 1850

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

Sold

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.

2829

Philippines Silver-Inlaid Brass Wedding Vessel (Gadur)

Moro People, Mindanao, Philippines
early 20th century

height: 55cm

Reserved

Provenance

private collection, US.

8763

Exceptional Pair of Algerian Large & Heavy, Solid Gold Earrings (Mecherfa)

Chaoui people, Aures Mountains, Southern Algeria
19th century-early 20th century

length (including chains): approximately 14cm, combined weight: 63g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market