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Large 19th Century Lacquerware Alms Box.  Buddhist.  3-Piece.  Designs. Elephants.  Mandalay. Northern Myanmar.  Burma.

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    From Mandalay – the city and royal capital of northern Burma.   Elephants, elephants, elephants . . .  all around and on the bottom.  Elephants are most revered among most animals by Buddhists throughout Southeast Asia . . .and they appear all over this box along… Continue reading

Purple 8″ Frosted 99.9% Quartz Crystal Singing Bowl  “B” Chakra.  Crown or 7th Chakra.  Nepal

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  This crystal bowl is tuned to the key B, the frequency the flows through the Crown or 7th Chakra, seen in light as brilliant white and/or purple.   The crown chakra is the life-force energy center located at the top of the head, the thousand petal (or… Continue reading

Rare Sapphire Infused and Pure Quartz Crystal Singing Bowl.  10″   F Chakra.  Heart.

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    This stunning bowl is 99.9% pure crystal with an integration of sapphire crystals along the outside of the bowl.  Love, warmth, compassion and joy are located in the center of the chest at the heart level.  You will feel the vibrations there as it is tuned… Continue reading

Vintage Rich Yellow Cloisonne Enamel Bowl / Jar. Lid. Peony. With Stand. China.

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    Cloisonne, cloisonné, cloisonné . . .  how simply gorgeous.  The detail – with copper wire forming the partitions – is just stunning.  And don’t get me started on the enamel work!   This piece is from the early 1950s and is in perfect condition. … Continue reading

Very old Porcelain Ming-Dynasty Blue / White Double Dragons Crackled Porcelain Incense Burner / Bowl.  China

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    This burner appears to be very old, judging by the nature of the cracks, depth of color, and residue at the bottom of the inside.   Acquired from a wealthy family’s estate in Nanyang in Henan Province.  Wonderful ambiance.  Stand not included

Crystal Singing Bowl.  8” diameter.  Chakra C.  Root.  Meditation. Healing. Tibet/China

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  Singing bowls have been used since 560 B.C. to invoke a deep state of relaxation, meditation and spiritual well-being.   Here is a 99.9% pure quartz crystal singing bowl with a Chakra C.  The official name of this chakra, muladhara, comes from the words Mula, which means root… Continue reading

Old Shrine Vessel.  LP Thad Alms / Offering Bowl.  With lid. Ayutthaya.  Thailand

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    This is an old authentic shrine alms bowl used to celebrate Luang Phor Tuad (aka LP Thaud), a legionary high priest of Buddhism.  His story starts from the Kingdom of Ayutthaya period (circa 1580 A.D.) and he lived during the reign of King Maha Dhammaraja.  LP… Continue reading

Crystal Singing Bowl.  10” diameter.  Chakra C.  Root.  Meditation. Healing. Tibet/China

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    Singing bowls have been used since 560 B.C. to invoke a deep state of relaxation, meditation and spiritual well-being.   Here is a 99.9 pure quartz crystal singing bowl with a Chakra C.  The official name of this chakra, muladhara, comes from the words Mula, which means… Continue reading

Elegant & Antique Wooden Gothic-flavored Bowl.  Hardwood & Brass.  Family Shield.  France.

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    Certainly a design classic with brass handles and rim.  Perhaps a fruit bowl or container to hold the family jewels.  Obviously from a wealthy family who had this handmade with their family crest.   Look at the details and condition.  Quite spectacular.   Dated… Continue reading

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

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