• AUD $420.00

    Ethiopian Processional Cross

      An intricately cut out brass alloy Coptic Christian Cross. Cut from a sheet of metal, the design first scribed, then holes are drilled and sawn into shape and filed. Fitted to a long conical tube to house a long wooden shaft, allowing it to be held in Ceremony or...
  • AUD $520.00

    Ethiopian Processional Cross

      An intricately cut out brass alloy Coptic Christian Cross. Cut from a sheet of metal, the design first scribed, then holes are drilled and sawn into shape and filed. Fitted to a long conical tube to house a long wooden shaft, allowing it to be held in Ceremony or...
  • SOLD

    Ethiopian, Double sided Stone Ikon.

    Sorry, this Ethiopian Stone Ikon is no longer available. A double sided Stone Coptic Christian Ikon, from Aksum in Ethiopia. Stone with overall carved external decoration, two doors on each face opening to reveal a similarly naieve carved image behind each. (One recessed into an arched niche in the body...
  • AUD $160.00

    Gandharan, Spindle Whorl Ring.

    This old Stone Spindle Whorl from the Swat Valley in what was once Gandhara, dating back to around 400 AD has been hand set into Sterling Silver Ring for us in Indonesia.  (Gandhara you'll remember is the place/kingdom where Buddhism developed its characteristic Hellenistic sculptural style/look before it set off up...
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    Imitation Islamic Glass Bead.

     Sorry, this wicked bead is no longer available. However we may still have a quite similar one onsite.  A matte, opaque, yellow glass imitation of a Roman or Islamic Period Biconal Glass Bead (that's basically 100 AD to  700 AD and  700 AD to 1500 AD)  Whilst very hot this bead has had coloured...
  • AUD $98.00

    Indian "Archer", Engraved Brass, Jewellers Stamp

    This intriguing little “five sided/ rectangular” metal thing, is an “original” Jeweller’s Brass Stamp (ta’wiz thappa) for stamping/embossing the design onto sheet Silver or Gold. You see the end result, in those lovely Figurative (usually Religious) Indian Pendants, these images then mounted onto the pendant/vehicle. All those resultant pieces, are...
  • AUD $110.00

    Indian "Foliage", Engraved Brass Intaglio, Jewellers Stamp

    This intriguing little “five sided/ rectangular” metal thing, is an “original” Jeweller’s Brass Stamp, for stamping/embossing the design onto sheet Silver or Gold. You see the end result, in those lovely Figurative (usually Religious) Indian Pendants, these images then mounted onto the pendant/vehicle. All those resultant pieces, are in effect,...
  • AUD $98.00

    Indian "Foliage", Engraved Jewellers Stamp

    This roundish piece, is an “original” Jeweller’s Brass Stamp (ta’wiz thappa), for stamping/embossing the design onto sheet Silver or Gold. You see the end result, in those lovely Figurative (usually Religious) Indian Pendants, these images then mounted onto the pendant/vehicle. All those resultant pieces, are in effect, mass produced. I...
  • AUD $92.00

    Indian "Seated Figure", Engraved Brass, Intaglio Jewellers Stamp

    This intriguing little “five sided/ rectangular” metal thing, is an “original” Jeweller’s Brass Stamp (ta’wiz thappa), for stamping/embossing the design onto sheet Silver or Gold. You see the end result, in those lovely Figurative (usually Religious) Indian Pendants, these images then mounted onto the pendant/vehicle. All those resultant pieces, are...
  • AUD $130.00

    Indian Lidded, Lacquered, Turned Wooden Box

    An old hand lathe turned, lidded wooden box, with a glowing “pomegranate” lacquer. With wedges of incised lines revealing the ochre and yellow base colour. This is an old piece, not a copy and therefore displays minor nicks and old chips scattered over it’s surface, but mainly on edges. At...
  • AUD $110.00

    Indian Polychrome Turned Wooden Bowl

    Old turned, round wooden bowl, with rich “Art Deco” Yellow and Orange painted surface with bands of Black, which has been inscribed to reveal undercoats. Quite grimy with accumulated age and many tiny knocks, these adding greatly to its appeal as they reveal the undercoats. Very charming, with two small...
  • AUD $110.00

    Indian Tobacco Box

    A round painted, turned, lidded, wooden Tobacco Box. An old yellow, red/orange and black banded box with compass inscribed circle designs. A couple of minor chips and a third of the lid’s knob is off, long ago, all adding to the overall charm of this piece. Quite bright, and bold,...
  • SOLD

    Indian Tobacco Box

    Sorry. This item is no longer available. Round painted, turned, lidded wooden box with floral design incised into black banding. Black bands over rich tans and old yellow stripes. Some old fine cracks and two chips off the lid’s knob, all adding to it’s character… Whilst intact, it has enough...
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    Indian, Brass Lassi Cup.

    Sorry, this cup is no longer available. We may however have some similar ones. This is a medium sized, turned brass Indian Lassi Cup, collected in Pakistan, but probably dating back to well before Independence and Seperation in 1947, so Indian historically. Basically a truncated cone of turned brass with...
  • AUD $70.00

    Indian, Brass Sari Stamp.

    Here’s a simple working tool for applying repeated fine designs of glue to a silk sari.The brass cap is filled with a glue called "roghan" which is mixed with either gold or silver dust. Then when the handle is inserted and the stamp pressed down onto the sari it exudes the design onto the...
  • AUD $70.00

    Indian, Brass Sari Stamp.

    Here’s a simple working tool for applying repeated fine designs of glue to a silk sari. The brass cap is filled with a glue called "roghan" which is mixed with either gold or silver dust. Then, when the handle is inserted and the stamp pressed down onto the sari it exudes the design onto...
  • AUD $70.00

    Indian, Brass Sari Stencil.

    Here’s a simple working tool for applying repeated fine designs of glue to a silk sari. The brass cap is filled with a glue called "roghan" which is mixed with either gold or silver dust. Then when the handle is inserted and the stamp pressed down onto the sari it exudes the design onto...
  • SOLD

    Indian, Horse Betel Cutter.

    Sorry, this  "betel cutter" is no longer available. A cast iron betel cutter from India or Pakistan. For chopping “areca nut” to be mixed with lime and spices, wrapped in a “betel leaf” and chewed for its addictive narcotic effects. Of lightly oxidized iron, gallopping horse       The iron...
  • AUD $98.00

    Indian, Lidded, Lacquered Wooden Box

    An old hand lathe turned wooden lidded box, with a glowing “pomegranate” and dark green lacquer borders. With incised lines revealing the yellow base coat and buff swirling leafy vine and flower motifs. This is an old piece, not a copy and therefore displays minor nicks and old chips scattered...
  • SOLD

    Indian, Peacock Betel Cutter.

    Sorry, this Betel Cutter is no longer available. A most appealingly designed double edged folding woman’s Betel Cutter, from India. The two brass handles are cast to resemble peacocks and protect the small steel blade when closed, but can speedily be flicked inside out to produce a small knife for...