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Philippines, 19th century | Moro Tribesmans Shirt, Kurab-a-Kulang

No reserve

ReservesUK: Greenford Park WarehouseVAT applies to buyers outside the UK

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Philippines, 19th century | Moro Tribesmans Shirt, Kurab-a-Kulang

Philippines, 19th century | Moro Tribesmans Shirt, Kurab-a-Kulang

No reserve

Estimate:

3,000

to
- 5,000 GBP

Lot sold:

3,024

GBP

Philippines

19th century

Moro Tribesmans Shirt, Kurab-a-Kulang


brass, horn, silver

formed of thick brass butted links extending to the upper thigh and the top of the arms, the front and back with rows of horn plaques, a single row of brass plaques towards the base, the main frontal plates enriched with small chased silver plaques, and fitted with a pair of catches for closure, one incomplete, some plaques cracked, small losses, on a wooden stand

42cm. high; 1ft. 4 1/2 in.

In overall good condition with few old marks and scratches consistent with age.

 

Some minor losses to edges or tips of some metal plaques. One loss of a triangle-shaped plaque to the front toward the right handside.

 

The wood plaques with minor craquelure and evidence of an old woodworm activity which no longer appears to be active.

 

The brass and silver with minor signs of tarnishing as visible in the catalogue image.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Brigadier General William Hamden Sage (1859-1922);
By descent to his grandsons; Nathaniel Sage, Jr. and William H. Sage III, until sold;
The John Woodman Higgins Armory Collection (Inv. No. 3521), donated 9th May 1957;
Sold Thomas Del Mar Ltd in association with Sotheby’s 20th March 2013, lot 44.
Brigadier General William Hamden Sage (1859-1922) was born at Centerville, New York, 6th April 1859. He graduated from West Point in 1882; from the Army War College in 1907. He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant, 5th United States Infantry, June 13, 1882 and was promoted through the grades to Colonel, 12th U.S. Infantry, June 13, 1915; temporary Major General, National Guard, August 5, 1917.