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9369

Rare Swahili Coast Silver & Gold Pendant & Necklace

Lamu, (Kenya), Swahili Coast, East Africa
19th century

width of pendant: 13cm, weight: 145g

Provenance

UK art market

8911

Ottoman Syrian Silver & Coral Cuff Bracelet

Ottoman Syria or Anatolia, Turkey
19th century

length: 7.8cm, diameter: approximately 7cm, weight: 192g

Provenance

UK art market

8993

Pair of Turkoman High-Grade Silver Bracelets

Turkoman people, Northern Afghanistan
19th century

length: 7.8cm, internal diameter (widest): approximately 6.5cm, combined weight: 236g

Provenance

UK art market

9320

Gujurat-Omani-Zanzibar Part-Gilt Silver Necklace & Talismanic Pendant

Western India, Zanzibar or Oman
circa 1900

width of pendant: 11.6cm, length of chain: 97cm, overall weight: 419g

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

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

9326

Yemen Silver Necklace

Jewish community, Hadramaut region, Yemen
early 20th century

circumference: approximately 72cm, length of central pendant bead: 6.4cm, weight: 279g

Provenance

private collection, UK

9333

Fine, Persian Carved Wooden Box

Abadeh, Qajar Iran (Persia)
1850-1890

height: 11.7cm, width: 16.8cm, depth: 25.4cm, weight: 2,265g

Provenance

UK art market

9271

Rare, Unusually Large Silver Yemeni Wedding Chest Ornament Necklace

Zabid, Southern Tihama, western coastal plain, Yemen
early 20th century

length of pendant (from loop to the lowest bell): approximately 25.5cm, circumference of necklace component: approximately 54cm, overall weight: 493g

Provenance

private collection, UK; acquired in Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

9343

Exceptional Saudi Arabian Embroidered & Beaded Dress (Thobe)

Bani Malik tribal group, Hijaz region, southern Saudi Arabia
mid-20th century

length: 130cm, weight: 1,319g

Reserved

Provenance

private UK collection, collected in Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

9344

Superb Saudi Arabian Embroidered & Beaded Dress (Thobe)

Bani Malik tribal group, Hijaz region, southern Saudi Arabia
mid-20th century

length: 136cm, weight: 1,472g

Reserved

Provenance

private UK collection, collected in Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

9345

Saudi Arabian Embroidered & Beaded Dress (Thobe)

Bani Malik tribal group, Hijaz region, southern Saudi Arabia
mid-20th century

length: 124cm, weight: 1,421g

Reserved

Provenance

private UK collection, collected in Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

9346

Saudi Arabian Beaded & Embroidered Dress (Thobe)

Bani Malik tribal group, Hijaz region, southern Saudi Arabia
mid-20th century

length: 120cm, weight: 849g

Reserved

Provenance

private UK collection, collected in Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

9347

Saudi Arabian Beaded & Tasselled Head Covering (Qarqoosh)

Bani Malik Tribe or Bal Harith Tribe, Hijaz region, southern Saudi Arabia
early 20th century

width (without tassels): approximately 63cm, length (without tassels): approximately 132cm, weight: 493g

Reserved

Provenance

private UK collection, collected in Saudi Arabia in the 1970s

9268

Bedouin Silver Rattle Anklet with Bells (Halhal)

Bedouin people, Abha, 'Asir Region, Southern Saudi Arabia
19th-early 20th century

inner diameter: approximately 7.1cm, weight: 232g

Provenance

private collection, UK. Collected in the 1970s from Saudi Arabia.

9069

Palestinian Head Ornament with Spanish Silver Real Coins

Palestine
18th-19th century

length (of pendant with its elements): 14.1cm, circumference (of chain): 85cm, weight: 313g

Provenance

UK art market

8770

Rare Palestinian Silver Chin-Chain (Iznaq)

Palestine
circa 1890

length (of the chain, when extended): 48cm, width (of pendant): 3.7cm, weight: 115g

Provenance

private collection, UK

9099

Very Fine Yemen Gilded Silver & Coral Necklace

Yemen, probably Mahwit
early 20th century

circumference: 54cm, weight: 258g

Provenance

UK art market

8939

Pair of Omani Silver Anklets

Sur, Oman
early 20th century

inner diameter: widest at 6cm, weight: 479g

Provenance

private collection, UK

5267

Zanzibar-Oman Ear Ornaments with ‘Venetian Ducat’ Tokens

Sur, Oman or Zanzibar
19th-early 20th century

length: approximately 8cm, combined weight: 37g

Provenance

UK art market

8737

Zanzibar-Omani Hide Shield with Brass Mounts

Southern Oman/Zanzibar
19th century

diameter: 24.8cm, height: 14cm, weight: 1,066g

Provenance

UK art market

8480

Anatolian Woven Saddle Bag

Turkey, probably the Yoruk people, Taurus Mountains, Anatolia
early 20th century

length: approximately 100.5cm, width: approximately 51.5cm

Provenance

private collection, London, UK

8751

Hittite Silver Model of a Long-Horned Bull

Hittite people, (likely) Anatolia, Central Turkey
1750-1200 BC

height: 8.5cm, length: 8.5cm, width: 3.5cm, weight: 136g

Provenance

UK art market

4028

Pair of Omani Silver Ear Ornaments

Bedouin People, Oman
19th-early 20th century

length: approximately 12.6cm, width: approximately 4.2cm, combined weight: 106g

Provenance

private collection, UK.

8519

Yemeni Necklace of Large, Genuine, Antique Amber Beads & Silver Beads

San'a, Yemen
late 19th-early 20th century

circumference: approximately 58cm, width (of amber beads): approximately 3cm, weight: 242g

Provenance

UK art market

7054

Qajar Bird Hunting Whistle & Carved Ebony Gem-Set Case

Persia (Iran)
19th century

length: 14.8cm, weight: 71g

Provenance

Oliver Hoare, London; Christie's, London, Indian and Islamic Works of Art, 20 Apr 2007.

7055

Qajar Bird Hunting Whistle & Carved Wooden Gem-Set Case

Persia (Iran)
19th century

length: 16.5cm, weight: 58g

Provenance

Oliver Hoare, London; Christie's, London, Indian and Islamic Works of Art, 20 Apr 2007.

7112

Persian Silvered Fretwork Banqueting Sherbet Spoon

Persia/Iran
circa 1800

length: 27.2cm, width: 4.7cm, weight: 70g

Provenance

UK art market

7057

Late Mamluk Calligraphic Carved Wooden Panel

Egypt or Yemen
early 16th century

width: 51.9cm, height: 23.4cm, depth: 2.8cm, weight: 1,821g

Provenance

formerly in the Oliver Hoare collection, London.

5427

Omani Silver Hirz Necklace

Oman
circa 1900

circumference: 64.5cm, width of amulet: 7cm, weight: 312g

Provenance

UK art market

6685

Yemeni Silver Amulet Hirz Pendant

Yemen
early 20th century

length: 19.7cm, weight: 396g

Provenance

UK art market

5552

Yemeni Silver and Coral Bead Necklace

Yemen
early 20th century

circumference: approx. 45cm, weight: 125g

Provenance

UK art market

6331

Northern Yemen Silver Bracelet (Musammat)

Al-Dhahiyy region, Northern Yemen
early 20th century

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

Provenance

UK art market

5007

Large Yemeni Silver Pendant (Barq or Lauh)

Bedouin People, Yemen
early 20th century

entire length with chain : 37cm, length of main plate: 17cm, width: 13.5cm, weight: 200g

Provenance

UK art market

4005

Omani Man’s Silver ‘Bullet’ Kohl Container

Bedouin People, Oman
early 20th century

overall length: 67cm, length of kohl box: 9.3cm, weight: 89g

Provenance

UK art market

3975

Omani Man’s Silver ‘Bullet’ Thorn Tweezer Box & Tweezers

Bedouin People, Oman
early 20th century

overall length: 50cm, length of tweezers & box: 10cm, weight: 77g

Provenance

UK art market

6173

Persian Inscribed Wooden Comb

Persia/Iran
early 20th century & possibly earlier

length: 14cm, height: 8.4cm, thickness at the top: 1.1cm, weight: 89g

Provenance

UK art market

5997

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

Provenance

UK art market

3413

Yemeni Silver Amulet Box (Hirz) & Chain

Bedouin People, possibly Rayma Region, Yemen
early 20th century

overall length of chain: 70cm (35cm when worn), width of box & attachments: 11cm, weight: 490g

Provenance

UK art market

4730

Yemeni Silver Bead & Coral Necklace with Amulet Box (Hirz)

Yemen
early 20th century

total length: 62cm, weight: 155g

Provenance

UK art market

5247

Omani Silver Amulet Box (Hirz) & Necklace with Applied Gold Plaques

Nizwa, Oman
circa 1900

length of necklace as worn: 37cm, length of box: 10cm, height of box: 6.7cm, thickness: 0.9cm, weight: 170g

Provenance

UK art market

4932

Kurdish Silver Buckle

Kurdish People, Northern Iraq
early 20th century

length: 31cm, height: 12cm, weight: 381g

Provenance

UK art market

3966

Large Necklace of Silver Beads & Genuine Antique Amber Beads with Amulet Box (Hirz)

San'a, Yemen
early 20th century

total length (circumference as worn): 96cm, total weight: 381g, each amber bead is around 2.5cm square

Provenance

UK art market

5242

North Indian or Persian Cast & Inscribed Bronze Hawking Drum

Persia or Northern India
17th-18th century

diameter: 17.5cm, height: 12cm

Provenance

UK art market

4202

Silver Yemeni Ring

Yemen
late 19th century

height: 4.7cm, weight: 17.2g, ring size: UK: O, US: 8

Provenance

private collection, London.

4930

Ottoman Gilded Buckle inset with Carved Coral Cabochons

Ottoman Turkey, Greece or Balkans
18th-19th century

length: 20cm, width of buckle (without dangles), 7cm, weight: 216g

Provenance

UK art market

5107

Yemen Cast Silver Bracelet

Tihama Region, likely Hudayda (al Dhahiyy), Yemen
18th-19th century

external diameter: 10cm, inside diameter: 6.4cm, weight: 145g

Provenance

UK art market

4666

Rare Ottoman Cypriot Silver-Gilt Belt Buckle with Polychrome Enamel & Filigree

Ottoman Cyprus, probably local Armenian Community
18th century

length across: 16.2cm, height: 6.5cm, weight: 90g

Provenance

private collection, UK

4672

Parcel Gilded Silver Buckle

Balkans
18th-19th century

length: 21.5cm, width: 7.2cm, height: weight: 302g

Provenance

UK art market

4752

Woman’s Mother-of-Pearl & Bone Inlaid Wooden Stilted Clogs (Qabqab)

Ottoman Turkey
19th century

heights (without upper straps): 15.2cm, overall heights: 19.5cm, length: 23.2cm

Provenance

UK art market

4136

Silver Necklace with Three Attached Silver Amulet Boxes with Coral Beads

Hadhramaut Region, Yemen
19th century

length of main box: 12.4cm, circumference of necklace: 79cm, weight: 240g

Provenance

UK art market

945

Repoussed Gilded Silver Hammam Bowl

Algeria
19th century

height: 16.5cm, diameter: 12.9cm, weight: 170g

Provenance

UK art market

918

Ottoman Silver Khanjar with Watered Steel Blade

Ottoman Turkey
18th century

length: 55cm, weight: 622g

Provenance

UK art market

580

Fine Silver Amulet Box with Filigree

Yemen
late 19th-early 20th century

length: 16 cm; diameter of box: 4.5 cm, weight: 175g

4627

Islamic Wooden Panel Carved with Buraq & Deer

Persia/Iran
19th century

length: 73.4cm, width: 18.2cm

Provenance

UK art market