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Burma, Altar with 108 Lohans, bronze/gilt/wood, c. 19th c.

Burmese altar piece with 108 bronze Buddha figures (item detailed views)

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Twante ceramics. Burma

Twante ceramics. Burma

Japan, Helmet Ornament, gilt/iron, c. 19th c.

Japan, Helmet Ornament, gilt/iron, c.

27. Polyhedral dial by Nicolaus Kratzer, London, c.1525  Type: instrument Inv. No. 54054 Source: MHS  The dial is unsigned but was made for Cardinal Wolsey (bearing his arms, the arms of York Minster and two representations of a cardinal’s hat), almost certainly by Nicholaus Kratzer. He was lecturing at Corpus Christi College, Oxford in the 1520s, under Wolsey’s patronage, on elementary astronomy, the construction of the astrolabe and Ptolemy’s geography.

Polyhedral sundial made for Cardinal Wolsey (bearing his arms, the arms of York Minster and two representations of a cardinal’s hat), almost certainly by Nicolaus Kratzer although the dial is unsigned.

Ethiopian, b&w; image of the Gondar Era.

Ethiopian, b&w; image of the Gondar Era.

The Bustan of Sa’di, completed in 1257, combines moral advice with illustrative anecdotes. The manuscript to which this painting belongs was likely copied in Herat, but it was illustrated for an Uzbek patron several years later, probably in Bukhara in the 1530s

The Bustan of Sa’di, completed in combines moral advice with illustrative anecdotes. The manuscript to which this painting belongs was likely copied in Herat, but it was illustrated for an Uzbek patron several years later, probably in Bukhara in the

Panel, Stained glass, England, 15th century

Panel

Composite panel of clear, coloured and flashed glass with painted details in brown/black pigment and silver stain.

Proue de pirogue (brise-lame), aire Massim, îles Trobriand ou d'Entrecasteaux, Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée | lot | Sotheby's

Proue de pirogue (brise-lame), aire Massim, îles Trobriand ou d'Entrecasteaux, Papouasie Nouvelle-Guinée | lot | Sotheby's

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