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6387

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Chin Woman’s Woven Silk Tube Skirt (Hni Tial)

Hakha Chin People, Chin State, Western Burma (Myanmar)
circa 1950

118cm x 69cm

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6366

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Carved Philippines Barong Sword with Silver Mounts & Inlaid with Mother-of-Pearl

Sulu Islands, Southern Philippines
early 20th century

length: 64cm, weight: 957g

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private collection, UK

6386

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Burmese Royal Silk Achiek Cloth Sutra Cover

Burma (Myanmar)
19th century

70cm x 78cm

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6388

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Magnificent, Pierced, Chased, Miniature Silver Thai Manuscript (Dharma) Cabinet

Thailand
circa 1920

height: 32cm, width: 20.5cm, depth: 14cm, weight: 1,729g

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private collection

6377

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Rare Straits Chinese Table Screen with fine Nonya Beadwork & Embroidered Panels

Straits Chinese Community, Malay Straits Settlements, probably Penang
circa 1910

length (unfolded): 95cm, height: 71.7cm

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private collection, UK

6376

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Straits Chinese Silk Embroidered Panel

Commissioned for the Straits Chinese Market; Southern China or Straits Settlements
late 19th century

length: 112cm, height: 54cm

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UK art market

6441

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Burmese Gilt & Mirrored Glass Lacquered Betel Box (Kun It)

Burma
19th century

height: 11.4cm, diameter: 13.2cm

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Provenance

private collection, England.

6426

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Unusual Straits Chinese (Baba-Nonya) Embroidered & Couched Wedding Slippers

Straits Chinese (Baba-Nonya) communities, Straits Settlements, Malaysia or Singapore
early 20th century

lengths: 23cm

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UK art market

6380

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Burmese Pair of Silver Male & Female Kinnara Dancers

Burma
circa 1890

heights: 17cm, combined weights: 579g

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UK art market

6398

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Javanese Chased Silver Spittoon

Java, Indonesia, probably Peranakan
circa 1920

height: 10.3cm, diameter: 10.4cm, weight: 198g

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private collection, UK; acquired by the previous owner's family in Indonesia in the first half of the 20th century.

4668

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Dayak Mandau or Parang Ilang Sword

Iban Dayak People, Saribas Region, Borneo, Sarawak, Malaysia
late 19th century

length: 65cm, weight: 536g

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UK art market

3720

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Cambodian Cast Bronze Temple Ritual Rice Ladle

Cambodia
Angkor Period (12th-13th century) & possibly later

length: 30.5cm, weight: 316g

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UK art market

5284

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Konyak Naga Trade Bead Necklace

Konyak Naga People, North-West India & Western Burma
early 20th century

length as worn: 35cm, approx. circumference: 70cm, weight: 168g

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UK art market

5768

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Dayak Wooden Hornbill Bird Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height without stand: 8.3cm, height with stand: 9.3cm

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Private collection, UK

6132

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Ceremonial Dayak Beaded Hat with Pig Tusks

Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
20th century

length: 29cm, width: 23cm, height: 9.5cm

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UK art market

6229

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Magnificent Batak Cast Brass, Iron & Stone Fire Starter Set (Loting)

Batak People, Lake Toba Region, North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 51cm, weight: 1,066g

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Provenance

private collection, UK.

6324

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Fine, Sumatran Minangkabau-Acehnese Cast Brass Shield or Buckler (Peurise)

Minangkabau People for the Aceh Market, Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

diameter: 26.5cm

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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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UK art market

6286

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Chased & Repoussed Burmese Silver Bowl (Thabeik)

Burma (Myanmar)
circa 1880

diameter: 15cm, height: 9.4cm, weight: 343g

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UK art market

6365

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Shan Folding Manuscript with Gilded, Lacquered Covers (Pap Top)

Shan people, Eastern Burma
19th-early 20th century

length: 40cm, height (when folded): 6cm, width: 17.5cm

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UK art market

6322

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Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Stemmed Vase for Drinking Water

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 16cm, diameter: 20cm, weight: 860g

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Provenance

private collection, southern England.

6320

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Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Spouted Drinking Water Vessel (Kibuk)

Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 21.5cm, length: 19cm, weight: 1,031g

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private collection, southern England.

5937

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Pair of Dayak Solid Brass Pendant Ear Ornaments

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
early 20th century

lengths: 7.3cm, combined weights: 396g

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Provenance

private collection, UK

5890

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Dayak Etched & Carved Bamboo Container

Iban (Dayak) People, Borneo, Sarawak, Malaysia
19th-early 20th century

length: 32.3cm, diameter: 4.2cm

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Provenance

formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, author of 'Betel Cutters. from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection' (Thames & Hudson, 1992); acquired from Christie's South Kensington in 2010; in the collection of Trevor Barton prior to that.

6249

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Naga Brass Warrior’s Neck Torque

Naga People, Eastern India/Western Burma
18th-19th century

width: 16.5cm, weight: 135g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

6001

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North Indian Velvet Jacket with Fine Zardozi Embroidery

Northern India, possibly Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
19th century

width across arms: 78cm, length: 40cm

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Provenance

private collection, UK.

6118

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Burmese Repoussed & Engraved Silver Octagonal Dish

Burma
circa 1910

diameter: 18cm, weight: 290g

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UK art market

6247

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Naga Chank Shell Bead Necklace

Naga People, Eastern India/Western Burma
19th century

length: 60cm, weight: 216g

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Provenance

private collection, London

5458

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South Sumatran Malay Gold Woven Silk Tunic (Baju Kurung)

Malay People, South Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

width across arms: 141.3cm, length: 93.5cm, width at base: 72cm

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Provenance

Dutch Antique Market

6218

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Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly commissioned from China
early to mid-20th century

height: 93cm, width: 95.5cm

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Provenance

Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

6219

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Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly commissioned from China
early to mid-20th century

height: 93cm, width: 95.5cm

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Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

6220

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Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

Straits Chinese or Peranakan, possibly produced in Java, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 97cm, width: 89cm

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Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

6221

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Peranakan or Straits Chinese Altar Front Cloth (Tok Wi)

Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.
early 20th century

height: 92cm, width: 104cm

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Private collection, UK; originally acquired in Singapore.

5215

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Large & Fine, Painted Wooden Marionette Puppet (Yok-Thei) of the Character of Ravana (Yawana)

Burma
19th century

height (not including strings): 82cm, width: 25cm

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Provenance

from the puppet collection of the late John Blundall (1937-2014) of Glasgow, Scotland.

2703

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Shan Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

Shan States, Eastern Burma
circa 1880

height: 17.3cm, diameter: 19.2cm

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Provenance

UK art market

3948

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Burmese Lacquered Betel Box

Burma
circa late 19th century

height: 21.5cm, diameter: 23cm

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UK art market

5286

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Two Burmese Amber Cylinder Ear Plugs

Kachin People, Burma
19th-early 20th century

approx. lengths: 4.4cm, diameter: 1.6cm, combined weight: 27.05g

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Provenance

private collection, London.

5759

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Dayak Beaded Loin Cloth or Cache Sexe

Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
early 20th century

27cm x 16.5cm

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UK art market

5412

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Three Shan Burmese Silver Mounted Knives (Dha Hmyaung)

Shan People, Eastern States
19th century

lengths: 22cm, 19.8cm, 17.7cm

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UK art market

6184

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Fine, Carved Hippopotamus Tooth & Horn Tumbok Lada Dagger

North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 34cm, weight: 475g

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Provenance

private English collection; private Japanese collection.

6127

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Large, Cambodian Silver Hen-Shaped Betel Lime Box

Cambodia
circa 1920

length: 19.5cm, height: 20cm, weight: 611g

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Provenance

UK art market

4871

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Rare Javanese Majapahit-Style Damascene Iron Double Putut Kris Blade with Maker’s Thumb Prints (Pichit)

Java, Indonesia
12th-15th century

length: 28.4cm, width at widest point: 7.2cm, weight: 150g

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Provenance

private collection, UK

6058

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Densely-Decorated Burmese Silver Bowl

Burma
19th century

diameter: 16cm, height: 9.8cm, weight: 466g

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UK art market

5700

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Dutch Colonial Silver Filigree Box & Cover

Dutch Colonial Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
17th-18th century

length: 21.2cm, depth: 14cm, height: 7.4cm, weight: 1,108g

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UK art market

5806

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Life-Sized Mandalay Gilded & Lacquered Wooden Standing Buddha

Mandalay, Northern Burma
19th century

height (without stand): 149.5cm, height (with stand): 169cm, width: 65cm, depth: 25cm

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UK art market

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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Provenance

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

5312

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Pair of Yellow Satin Malay Wedding Bed Bolster Covers each with a Pair Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
circa 1920

length of each bolster when filled: 100cm, diameter of each tekat panel: 15cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

6050

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Malaysian Silver & Gold Bowl Presented to Prime Minister Harold Wilson

Malaysia, probably Kelantan
1960s-early 1970s

diameter: 25.5cm, height: 13cm, weight: 493g

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Provenance

Presented to Prime Minister Harold Wilson of the United Kingdom; from the estate of Lady Wilson, the former Prime Minister's wife.

6037

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Framed Burmese Embroidered Buddha’s Foot Print

Burma
late 19th or early 20th century

55cm x 75cm (unframed; 68cm x 88cm (framed)

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Provenance

UK art market

5769

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Dayak Carved Wooden Stopper

Dayak People, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

height (without stand): 10.8cm

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Provenance

Private collection, UK

2699

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Burmese Gilded Shwezawa-work Lacquered Betel Box (Kun-it)

Burma (Myanmar), probably Pagan (Bagan)
circa 1960s

height: 22.4cm, diameter: 23cm

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Provenance

private collection, UK

4507

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Thai Gilded, Carved Wooden Reliquary

Thailand
19th century or early 20th century

height: 52cm

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Provenance

private collection, UK.

5590

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Borneo Cast Bronze Zoomorphic Ritual Kettle

Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo)
18th-19th century

length: 45cm height: 37.5cm, depth: 28cm

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Provenance

UK art market

5982

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Balinese Gilt, Silver & Carved Ivory Kris

Bali, Indonesia
early 20th century

full length: 67cm, weight: 907g

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Provenance

UK art market

6022

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Lombok Carved Horn Parrot Hilt

Lombok, Eastern Indonesia
19th century

height: 16.3cm, weight: 222g

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Provenance

private collection, England.

5749

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Pair of Dayak Brass Humanoid Ear Pendants

Kenyah/Kayan Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
early 20th century

lengths: 9cm, combined weight: 108g

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Provenance

UK art market

5816

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Dayak Etched Bamboo Container

Iban (Dayak) People, Borneo, Sarawak, probably the Skrang River region, Malaysia
19th-early 20th century

length: 34cm, diameter: 5.5cm

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Provenance

formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, author of 'Betel Cutters. from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection' (Thames & Hudson, 1992); acquired from Christie's South Kensington in 2010; in the collection of Trevor Barton prior to that.

5992

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Burmese Bronze Noodle Maker

Burma
19th century

height: 16.6cm, width: 27cm, weight: 2,907g

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Provenance

UK art market

5962

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Rare Dayak Brass Hornbill Bird-Shaped Betel Box with Inlaid Eyes

Dayak People, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
19th century

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Provenance

formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, author of 'Betel Cutters. from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection' (Thames & Hudson, 1992).

6014

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Small Chased & Repoussed Burmese Silver Bowl

Burma
late 19th century

height: 8cm, diameter: 8.3cm, weight: 140g

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Provenance

private collection, England

5152

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Burmese Promotional Watercolour of Mandalay’s Pointing Buddha, for the Rangoon Medical Hall

Burma
early 20th century or earlier

65cm x 50cm (without frame)

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Provenance

UK art market

5316

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Finely Embroidered Straits Chinese Silk Wedding Valance

Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
circa 1900

width: 95cm, length; 58cm

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Provenance

Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

5322

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Straits Chinese Groom’s Double-Sided, Finely Embroidered Blue Wedding Sash

Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
late 19th or early 20th century

length: 197cm, width: 6.5cm

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Provenance

Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

5319

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Finely Embroidered Straits Chinese Silk Wedding Valance

Straits Chinese, Straits Settlements (Singapore, Penang, Malacca)
circa 1900

wdith: 175cm, length (including tassel hangings): 103cm

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Provenance

Acquired by a colonial administrator in the early 20th century, and has been in England since.

5885

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Two Timorese Beaded Lime Containers

Atoni or Dawan people of West Timor, Indonesia
early 20th century

lengths (without tassels): 10.5cm

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Provenance

formerly in the collection of Henry Brownrigg, author of a book on the betel cutters in the Samuel Eilenberg Collection

5889

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Karo Batak Etched Bamboo Lime Container (Tagan)

Karo Batak People, North Sumatra, Indonesia
circa 1900

height: 20.5cm, diameter: 7.6cm

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Provenance

formerly in the collection of Henry Browrigg, author of a book on the betel cutters in the Samuel Eilenberg Collection

5905

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Straits Chinese Gilded & Lacquered Carved Wooden Offering Stand & Box & Pewter Tray (Chanab)

Used by the Straits Chinese (Babas/Nonyas) of the Straits Settlements of Penang, Malacca & Singapore & also the Peranakan Chinese of Indonesia. Possibly made in Southern China for this export market.
circa 1900

height: 40cm, length: 35.6cm, width: 11.8cm

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UK art market

5708

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Malay Earthenware Water Flask with Silver Mounts (Labu Ayer)

Malay People, Perak, Malay Peninsula
late 19th or early 20th century

height: 30cm, diameter: 18cm, weight: 1,056g

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UK art market

5728

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Naga Man’s Cane Hat

Kalyo-Kengyu Naga People, Eastern India/Western Burma, circa 1910
circa 1910

height: 25.5cm, diameter at widest point: 20cm

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private collection, UK; reputedly obtained by a family member just after WWI during skirmishes with the Naga tribesmen in Bangladesh and Burma.

5810

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Glass Beaded Wedding Slippers (Kasut Manek)

Straits Chinese Community, Singapore, Malacca or Penang
circa 1920

length: 25cm

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UK art market

5739

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Burmese Finely-Cast Bronze Temple Bell & Bracket

Burma
circa 1850

height: 38cm, diameter at base: 19cm

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UK art market

2717

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Early Malay Kris Perkaka with Ivory Hilt

Northern Malay Peninsula
16th century & later

length: 46cm, weight: 272g

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private collection, UK

4819

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Fine Karo Batak Piso Andar Andar Sword with Gold Suasa & Silver Mounts

West Karo Batak People, North Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 55.5cm, weight: 396g

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Provenance

private collection, UK.

2718

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Early Madurese Kris with Marine Tusk Hilt & Gold Mendak

Madura, Indonesia
17th century & later

length: 46cm, weight: 277g

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UK art market

4818

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Sulawesi Badek with Engraved Silver Mounts

Sulawesi, Indonesia
early 20th century

length: 28.5cm, weight: 290g

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private collection, UK.

3244

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Silver-Mounted Sewar Dagger, Sumatra, Indonesia, 19th century

Malay people, Sumatra, Indonesia
19th century

length: 33cm, weight: 178g

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UK art market

4922

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Malay Kris Panjang with Chased Silver Mounts & Pierced Hilt

Malay Peninsula
18th-19th century

length: 42.5cm,weight: 443g

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UK art market

5365

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Fine Malay Kris with Carved Hilt & Inscribed Silver Mounted Scabbard

Malay Peninsula
19th century

length: 45cm, weight: 336g

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Provenance

UK art market

3909

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Ifugao Carved Wooden Ritual Bowl with Handle (Duyu)

Ifugao People, Northern Luzon, Philippines
19th century

length: 31cm, width: 20.5cm, height: 8cm

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Provenance

private European collection.

5489

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Rare Arakan Burmese Lacquer Chest

Rakhine (Arakan) State, Western Burma
circa 1870

length: 42cm, width: 24cm, height: 28cm

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Provenance

UK art market

5493

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Rare Set of Javanese Merchant’s Double Doors with Javanese Inscription

Java, Indonesia
late 19th century

heights: 183cm, widths: 74cm & 76cm (incl. shared moulding)

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Provenance

London art market

5703

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Four Burmese Carved Wooden Standing Disciple-Monks

Burma
late 19th-early 20th century

heights: ranging from 93cm (102cm with stand) to 125cm (134cm with stand); depth of each stand: 24cm, widths: 27cm

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private collection, UK. Possibly brought back to the UK around 1920.

5009

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Burmese Lacquered Food Offering Vessel (Ok-Kwet)

Burma
early to mid-20th century

height: 35cm, diameter: 36cm

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Provenance

UK art market

5517

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Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
19th century

approx. length of embroidered section of each: 21.3cm, height: 14.8cm

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Provenance

private collection, UK.

5352

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Two Malay Cotton Woven Textiles (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

both about 226cm x 102cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5359

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Malay Gold Thread & Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

198cm x 102cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5347

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Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun) Sarong

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

87cm x 114cm (if not folded: 87cm x 228cm)

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collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5350

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Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

228cm x 107cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5357

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Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

114cm x 101cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5358

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Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

198cm x 112cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5351

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Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

186cm x 105cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

4689

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Three Thai Terracotta Votive Plaques

Ayutthaya, Thailand
16th-18th century

heights: 8.5cm, widths: 5.4cm-5.7cm

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Provenance

private collection, London.

5356

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Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

186cm x 104cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5355

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Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
early 20th century

81cm x 186cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5449

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Multiple-Strand Red Glass Bead Naga Necklace

Naga People, India/Burma
circa 1900

total length (circumference as worn): 75cm

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Provenance

UK art market; most likely, the necklace has been in the UK since the colonial era.

5348

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Malay Jacket (Baju Melayu) of Striped Kain Tenum

Malay People, Malay Peninsula, probably Johor, Malaysia
circa 1900

width from arm to arm: 155cm, length: 71cm

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Provenance

collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

5533

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Dutch Colonial Silver Betel Box

Dutch East Indies, probably Batavia
18th century

length: 17.7cm, height: 7.1cm, depth: 12.3cm, weight: 975g

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Provenance

UK art market

5563

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Burmese Pierced & Chased Silver Betel Box & Stand

Burma
circa 1870

height: 24.5cm, diameter: 24.5cm, weight: 884g

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Provenance

UK art market

4864

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Bontoc Clam Shell Bead & Glass Bead Necklace

Bontoc People, Northern Luzon, Philippines
19th-20th century

weight: 169g

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Provenance

private collection, UK.

4823

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Fine, West Java Woven Betel Container

Singaparna region, West Java, Indonesia
late 19th century-early 20th century

height: 13.5cm, diameter: 12cm

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Provenance

private collection, UK.