NEW ITEMS FOR OCTOBER 2022

Scroll down to see almost 30 fine, new additions to our stock for October.

Included are items from India, Tibet, Burma, Ladakh, Thailand, Indonesia, Morocco, Oman & Zanzibar.

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8808

Pair of Indian, Enamelled Gold Earrings set with Large Golconda Diamonds, Pearls & Emeralds

Hyderabad, India
19th century

length: approximately 6.7cm, width: 2.2cm, combined weight: 61g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8820

Moroccan Berber Terracotta Flask (Ghoraf)

Berber People, Central-Northern Morocco, possibly Tsoul
early 20th century

height: 21cm, width: 14.5cm, weight: 1,319g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8809

Gold, Enamelled Bazuband Pendant set Jade, Diamonds, Rubies & Emeralds

Hyderabad, India
circa 1850

length: 8.8cm width: 3cm, weight: 26g

Provenance

UK art market

8826

Pair of Ladakh Parcel-Gilt, Chased and Pierced Silver Candlesticks

probably Leh, Ladakh (Himalayan India) or Western Tibet
early 20th century

height: 30.4cm, width: 10.7cm, combined weight: 1,031g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

7233

Burmese Pair of Gilded, Lacquered Dancing Figures, possibly Nats

Burma
circa 1900

height (of the tallest figure, with stand): 55.4cm, width: 22cm, depth: 13.4cm, combined weight (including stands): 4,908g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8819

Moroccan Berber Terracotta Spouted Vessel

Berber People, Central-Northern Morocco, possibly Tsoul
early 20th century

height: 20.4cm, width: 33.3cm, weight: 2,952g

Provenance

UK art market

8818

Moroccan Berber Terracotta Bowl

Berber People, Central-Northern Morocco, possibly Tsoul
early 20th century

diameter: 32.5cm, height: 11.2cm, weight: 2,285g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8812

Thai Gilded Niello Bowl

Thailand
second half of 19th century

diameter: 14.4cm, height: 7.6cm, weight: 187g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8813

Indian Jaipur School Painting of Exercising Wrestlers

Bikaner, India
circa 1760

width: 19cm, length: 25.2cm

Provenance

UK art market

8811

Ancient Indian Diamond Gold Ring

India
circa 12th century

ring measurement: 7.5 (US), O/P (UK), weight: 6g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8806

Srivijaya Bronze Seated Avalokiteshvara

Srivijaya kingdom - Sumatra, Indonesia & Malay Peninsula, incl. southern Thailand
7th-8th century

height: 18.8cm, width: 8.9cm, depth: 7.6cm, weight: 1,203g

Provenance

private collection, UK

8810

Indian Gold Ruby Ring

India, probably Deccan
18th century

ring measurement: 5 (US), K (UK), weight: 4g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8792

Pair of Zanzibar Silver Anklets

Zanzibar, Swahili Coast, East Africa
19th-early 20th century

width: 12.3cm, internal diameter: approximately 5.7cm, combined weight: 913g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection

8791

Pair of Zanzibar Silver-Clad Paduka-style Shoes

Zanzibar, Swahili Coast, East Africa
18th-19th century

height (including toe knob): 14.8cm, width: 9.8cm, length: 25.8cm, combined weight: 1,346g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection

8777

Brass Crescent Mosque Dome Finial

Probably Northern Africa, possibly Egypt, or Turkey
19th century

height: 49.2cm, width: 18.3cm, depth: 15.7cm, weight: 3,083g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8774

Rajasthan Girl’s Silver Torque (Hansuli)

Rajasthan, India
19th-20th century

width: 12.8cm, depth: 2cm, display height (including stand): 14.2cm, weight: 475g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8671

Superb & Elaborate Akha Woman’s Headdress

Phami-Akha People, Kengtung State, Eastern Burma
mid-20th century & earlier

display height (including stand): approximately 68.5cm

Sold

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection

8773

Rajasthan Woman’s Silver Torque (Hansuli)

Rajasthan, India
19th-20th century

width: 17.6cm, depth: 1.2cm, display height (including stand): 19.8cm, weight: 303g

Provenance

private collection, UK

8685

Balinese Pierced Silver Offering Dish

Bali, Indonesia
circa 1910

length: 32cm, width: 23.2cm, height: 6.8cm, weight: 540g

Provenance

UK art market

8670

Superb & Elaborate Akha Woman’s Headdress

Loimi-Akha People, Kengtung State, Eastern Burma
mid-20th century & earlier

display height (including stand): approximately 64.5cm,

Sold

Provenance

UK art market; UK private collection

8660

Pair of Large South Indian Temple Priest’s Rattle Anklets (Kal Chilampu)

Irinjalakuda, Kerala, South India
18th-19th century

length: 17.3cm, width: 17.2cm, combined weight: 1,222g

Provenance

UK art market

8613

Tibetan Pema Raka Agate Dorje Pendant

Tibet
circa 13th-15th century

length: 4.8cm, width: 1.8cm, weight: 19g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, England

8588

Burmese Silver Bowl with Mahajanaka Jataka Scenes

Burma (Myanmar)
early 20th century

width: approximately 17.5cm, height: 10cm, weight: 608g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

8575

Virabhadra Bronze Devotional Plaque

Karnataka, India
18th century

height: 27cm, width: 18.2cm, weight: 1,159g

Provenance

UK art market

8491

Pair of Indian Ruby & Diamond Gold Crescent Earrings with Pearls

Bikaner or Jaipur, India
circa 1870

length (including loop): approximately 5cm, width: 2.4cm, combined weight: 12g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

7341

Lanna-style Bronze Buddha

northern Thailand
probably 19th century or later

height: 80cm, width: 29.5cm, depth: 24.2cm

Provenance

UK art market

7229

Fine Pichangatti Knife & Scabbard with Silver & Gold Mounts

Coorg People, South India
19th century

length (knife and scabbard): 28cm, width: 4.8cm, length of chain: 55cm, weight: 420g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

4003

Oman Silver Headdress with Ear Ornaments

Bedouin People, Oman
early 20th century

length (when stretched and straightened): 64cm, weight: 226g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

Selected Fine Items from Past Catalogues

6727

Massive Indian Silver Presentation Footed Bowl & Stand

Madras, India
dated 1898

height of bowl: 35cm, width (handle to handle): 53cm, depth: approximately 41cm, overall height (with stand): 55cm, weight of bowl: 4,586g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

8484

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

Sold

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.

6728

Historically Important Colonial Silver Standing Cup Relating to the British Conquest of Java, 1811, Inscribed & Dated

colonial silversmith either in India, probably Calcutta, or Batavia, East Indies.
circa 1810

height: approximately 55cm, width: 38.5cm, depth: 26cm, weight: 5,550g

Provenance

Collection of Julian Sands (UK); previously sold at Sotheby's London, 1991.

6442

North Indian or Mughal Silver & Enamel Chess Set

Northern India
19th century

2.2cm-4cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

5364

Early Javanese Unusually Large Cast Bronze Buddha

Java or Sumatra, Indonesia, but most probably imported from northern India
Classical Period, 8th century

height (without stand): 21.9cm, width: 17.1cm, depth: 11.8cm, weight: 2,576g

Provenance

Private Collection, London, UK.

1595

Rare Solomon Islands Christian Altar Cross Inlaid with Pearl Shell

Solomon Islands
circa 1900

height: 62cm, width: 33cm, depth: 19.5cm

Sold

Provenance

Adam Prout, London.

7119

Pair of Mounted, Large, Gilded Silver Lucknow Fish Elements

India, probably Lucknow
18th-19th century

width (individually): approximately 45cm, height: approximately 28.5cm; display stand's width: 48cm, depth: 20cm, height: 44cm

Provenance

UK art market

6775

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

4052

Unusually Large, Silver Filigree Betel Box

Dutch East Indies, or possibly India
circa 1700

length: 22.3cm, width: 16cm, height: 10cm, weight: 1,675g

Sold

Provenance

Private London collection (estate)

5998

Fine Pair of Champleve Enamel Silver Anklets (Jhanhjar)

Punjab, India/Pakistan
19th century

approximate outer diameter of each: 12.6cm, combined weight: 522g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

1323

Massive Tibetan Silver Prayer Wheel (‘Khor)

Tibet
18th-19th century

length: of wheel and handle: 106cm, diameter of wheel: 19cm, thickness of wheel drum: 9cm

Sold

Provenance

formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, London.

8723

Indian Gold and White Sapphire Necklace

India, probably Uttar Pradesh
late 19th century

circumference: maximum 80cm, length of gold boxes: approximately 3.1cm, weight: 90g

Provenance

UK art market

7267

Fine Tibetan Iron Beer (Chhaang) Flask Overlaid with Silver & Gold

Chamdo, Eastern Tibet
circa 18th century

height: 37cm, width: 34cm, depth: approximately 10cm, weight: 2,422g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

4054

Silver-Gilt Ritual Wine Ewer Cups & Tray

China or Mongolia
late 19th century

height of ewer: 24cm, width of ewer: 15cm, length of tray: 30.2cm, width of tray: 21.5cm, height of cups, 4cm, diameter of cups: 3.7cm, weight: 1,027g

Provenance

UK art market.

6191

Indian Enamelled Gold Peacock Pendant with Diamonds & Pearls

Northern India
circa 1850

width: 3cm, weight: 10.3g

Provenance

private collection, UK.