Global Art & Artifacts

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Old Canister with 2 Compartments and Lid, Java / Lombok Area, Indonesia

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Detail:  This is really a unique and cool canister made from metal.  It has a larger lower compartment with a lid that has another smaller compartment (with lid).  Very unique and ornate from a geographic area that is known more for carved bamboo canisters.  Circa early-… Continue reading

Bronze / Brass Dragon Canister, Asia

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Detail:  Quite old and heavy brass or bronze canister with phoenix and dragon motif.  Heavy wooden top.  Might have been used as a humidor for tobacco or medicines.
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