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

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.  

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.    
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