NEW ITEMS FOR OCTOBER 2023

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Included are items from India, Burma, Ladakh, Tibet, Nepal, Indonesia, Burma (Myanmar), Bukhara, Yemen, Ottoman Turkey, Byzantium Mediterranean, Mali, Liberia,

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9349

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

Chamdo, Eastern Tibet
circa 18th century

height: 44.1cm, length (from sprout to handle): approximately 39cm, depth: approximately 8.5cm, weight: 2,676g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9310

Outstanding, Large Ladakh Seven-Strand Turquoise Necklace (Ultik)

Ladakh, Himalayan India
late 19th century and earlier

length between (and including) the two silver terminals: 38cm, weight: 659g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, US

9386

Byzantium Gold Cross

Byzantium Eastern Mediterranean
Byzantium, circa 10th-14th century

length: 4.6cm, width: 2.5cm, weight: 6g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, UK

9383

Indian Silver Model Ship

Northern India
circa 1950

height (without base): 15cm, length: approximately 16cm, depth: approximately 6cm, overal height (including base): 19cm, weight (of silver): 396g

Provenance

UK art market

9286

Superb Indonesian Bugis Gold Bracelet

Bugis People, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
circa 1920

external diameter: 7.7cm, internal diameter: 6.5cm, weight: 112g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, US

9282

Ottoman Woman’s Embossed, Silver-Clad Hammam Clogs (Qabqab)

Ottoman Turkey
19th century

length: 22.8cm, width: 8.3cm, height (including strap): 11.3cm, combined weight: 643g

Provenance

UK art market

9292

Pair of Indian Gilded & Enamelled Bracelets set with Pearls, Rubies & White Sapphires

Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
18th-19th century

external diameter: 8.9cm, internal diameter: 5.8cm, thickness: 1.3cm, combined weight: 314g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, US

9361

Bronze Image of Shiva as Nataraja, Lord of Dance

South India
circa 15th century

height: 19.4cm, width: 15.5cm, depth: 10cm, weight: 775g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9191

Fine, Madras Silver Makara Bracelet

Madras, South India
circa 1870

internal diameter (widest): 5.7cm, weight: 64g

Provenance

UK art market

9356

Pair of Burmese Gilded Lacquered Monk Disciples, Sariputta & Moggallana

Burma (Myanmar)
19th-early20th century

height: approximately 12cm, combined weight: 2,013g

Provenance

UK art market

9045

South Indian Bronze Image of Bhu Devi

South India
16th century

height: 14.7cm, weight: 619g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

9315

Nepalese Long Silver Necklace (Jantar)

Tamang people, Nepal
19th century

circumference: approximately 84cm, length of pendant: 10.6cm, weight: 537g

Provenance

private collection, US

9370

Tibetan Gilded Figure of Palden Lhamo

Tibet
17th-18th century

height: 11.9cm, length: 9cm, depth: approximately 5.1cm, weight: 396g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

9362

Bukharan Noble’s Turquoise-inlaid & Finely Engraved Ewer

Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Central Asia
late 19th century

height: 37.8cm, length (from sprout to handle): 23.5cm, weight: 1,758g

Provenance

UK art market

9366

Burmese Large, Pierced, Double Lined Silver Bowl with (probably) the Vidhurapandita Jataka

Burma (Myanmar)
circa 1880

height: 16.1cm, internal diameter: 21.4cm, external diameter: approximately 26cm, weight: 1,843g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9285

Yemen Woman’s Indigo-Dyed Cotton Bib or Dress Front with Silver Embellishments

Raymah Governorate, Central Western Yemen
early-mid 20th century

length: 52cm, width: 25cm, weight: 518g

Sold

Provenance

private collection, US

9374

African Dogon Cast Brass Pendant of a Seated, Bound Female Slave

Dogon People, Mali
19th century or earlier

height: 6.7cm, weight: 134g

Provenance

UK art market

9377

Fine & Rare African Senufo Brass Ancestor Pendant

Senufo or Dan People, Ivory Coast or Liberia
circa 1930

width: 13.5cm, height: 6.2cm, weight: 198g

Provenance

UK art market

9072

Five Rare Silver Zoroastrian Plaques possibly for a Fire Temple

Parsi (Parsee) Community, India, probably Bombay
19th century

length and width (of the largest panel): 7.3cm and 11cm, combined weight: 40g

Sold

Provenance

UK art market

9355

Burmese Gilded Lacquered Buddha

Northern Burma (Myanmar)
circa 1900

height: 35cm, width: 28cm, depth: 19.2cm, weight: 2,890g

Provenance

UK art market

9273

Wahabite Silver Dagger & Scabbard (Khanjar)

Wahhabite People, Hijaz and Asir regions, western Saudi Arabia
19th-20th century

overall length: 41cm, width: 5.7cm, weight: 426g

Provenance

private collction, UK; collected in Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

Selected, Fine Items from Previous Catalogues

1727

Fine Bowenite Casket with Silver Mounts

India
circa 1820

length: 11cm, width: 7.2cm, height: 3.2 cm, weight: 253g

Sold

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

7299

Maluku Gold-Alloy Pectoral or Forehead Ornament

South Maluku, (Moluccas), Eastern Indonesia
19th century

width of mask: 10.8cm, length of seedpod-like elements: approximately 5.2cm, weight: 28g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE; lot 222, 'Gold: Important ancient and ethnic jewellery and works of art in precious metal', Hapsburg, Feldman, Geneva, Switzerland, May 14, 1990.

6442

North Indian or Mughal Silver & Enamel Chess Set

Northern India
19th century

2.2cm-4cm

Provenance

private collection, UK

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.

9199

Tibetan Gilded Bronze Buddha

Tibet
16th-17th century

height: 23cm, width: 17cm, depth: 11cm, weight: 1,850g

Provenance

private collection, UK

803

Large Zoomorphic Borneo Bronze Kettle (Cerek)

Borneo - Sarawak (Malaysia) or Brunei
19th century

height: 30cm, length: 39cm

Provenance

Acquired from the UK antiques market (southern England) and most probably has been in the UK since the colonial period.

9158

Brunei Brass Grain Measure (Gantang)

Brunei
dated 1875-76

diameter: approximately 18.7cm, height: 16.5cm, weight: 2,225g

Provenance

private collection, Channel Islands

5846

Five Chinese Enamelled Hanging Ornaments

China
circa 1850

lengths: 65cm-98cm

Provenance

UK art market

6492

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

Yoruba People, Nigeria
circa 1850

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

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.

8972

Indo-Portuguese Bezoar Stone with Silver Mounts & Chain

India, probably Goa, & possibly Ottoman Turkey
circa 1700

overall length: 10.1cm, width of stone: 2.9cm, weight: 11g

Provenance

UK art market

8512

Nepali Inscribed Ritual Bronze Skull Cup Kapala

Nepal
16th-17th century

length: 21cm, width: 16.3cm, weight: 789g

Provenance

Art market, Belgium

9039

Malay-Thai Gold Bracelet with Diamonds, Rubies & Emeralds (Rantai Tangan)

Malay People, Patani, Southern Thailand
19th century

circumference: 16.8cm, width: 1.2cm, weight: 18g

Sold

Provenance

private collection

7295

Khmer Bronze Votive Mold of Hevajra

Khmer, Cambodia
Bayon period, circa 12th century

length: 18.3cm, width: 9.8cm, weight: 425g

Provenance

Estate Collection of Tom White MBE, who served as a British diplomat in Southeast Asia in the 1960s and 1970s.