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Bowls, Boxes, Bells, Gongs, Medicine Holders. Containers not considered vessels

Ifugao Tribe Mombaki Shaman Magical Basket. Container. Hipag Figure. Cordillera Region. Philippines.

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    Ifugao is a landlocked province of the Philippines. Ifugao – derived from ipugo which means earth people – is also the name of the people who inhabit this region.   Untouched by the influences of Spanish colonialism, the Ifugao people and culture value kinship, family ties, religious… Continue reading

Heavy Brass Tripod Bowl / Cup / Censer. Handles. China.

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    Deeply engraved. Styled. Seal mark on bottom. Stand not included.  

Antique Nesting Cups. Brass. 5 Pieces. China

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    Extraordinary 5-piece brass nesting cups . Early 1900s. Dragons around the edge of the base cup. Stamped on the base. Nice patina.   Dragon surrounds rim of base cup.   Use? Not sure of the original intention but the top cup was used… Continue reading

Spinach Jade Rice Bowl. Xinjiang Region. China

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    Crafted in the mid-1900s. Acquired in 2000 from an avid collector of jade who was located in New York City.  

Brass / Bronze Bell. Deep Engravings of Spiritual Entities. Tibet.

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    Purchased this bell a number of years ago from a traveler who secured it in Tibet in the 1950s. He claimed that it was made in the 1930s.   Copper clapper. Stand not included.   Extraordinary patina and nice ring!  

Rare Ornate Brass Elephant Bell. India

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    Perhaps this is a bell for some other purpose but it has the profile of a very ornate elephant bell….. although a bit smaller than seen before.   It is possibly a rendition and made smaller for decorative reasons.   Regardless, this is a rare bell and possibly… Continue reading

Rosewood Hand Carved Brush Pot. Openwork. Pen/Pencil/Calligraphy Caddy. China

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    A relatively recent work with excellent handicraft. Hexagon shaped. Wonderfully detailed carvings. Gorgeous color. For your calligraphy tools, pens, pencils, et al.   What a wonderful gift for someone’s desktop . . . or for your own.  

Miniature Cloisonné Enamel Teapots. Lid. China.

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    Adorable cloisonné and enamel work on a metal teapot base. Flowers – in various colors – decorate these cute collectibles.   Background colors: red, yellow, light blue, dark blue and white   Buy one, a couple or all five. Glass stand not included.    

Metal Brass Container. Stamped Symbol.

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    This bowl is obviously old but I do not have any additional information on it.   Perhaps you have been looking for this for many years?   Need something UNIQUE for your keys and/or loose change? BINGO!

Medium Large Wooden Chest / Box. Hand-Hammered Copper Insets.

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  I have kept some of my more precious pieces in this chest. But, now I need to consolidate….. to larger trunks!   Used but lovely chest. VERY sturdy. Wood frame with hammered copper insets on top and front. Handles on side and a simple latch… Continue reading
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