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ANTIQUE CENTRAL ASIAN SILVER BELT BUCKLE (Item No. Other A01

Price: £125 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Mongolia, Tibet, or Central Asia
Age: 50-150 years approx
Total Width: 105mm approx
Total Length: 405mm approx

A wonderfull, finely made Central Asian belt buckle. It's exact origin is not know, it could be from Mongolia or Tibet but is probabaly from Central Asia somehwere, possibly Turkman.

This is almost certainly a woman's buckle and is made in what looks to be pure silver. It is very finely made, with heavy silver chain. In generally good condition but some loss to the chain. It could easily be used by attaching a leather or cloth belt to the bars at the back of each buckle.

A very fine and rare item



PAIR OF ANTIQUE TIBETAN - PROBABLY SILVER - CUPS (Item No. Other A02)

Price: £62 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet
Age: 70-150 years approx
Width: 77mm approx
Height: 60mm approx

Two old Tibetan cups, both well made and in good condition.



LARGE TIBETAN CUP (Item No. Other A03)

Price: £32 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet
Age: 20-50 years approx
Width: 100mm approx
Height: 68mm approx

A Tibetan silver lined copper cup, well made and in good condition.



LARGE, VERY OLD TIBETAN CUP (Item No. Other A04)

Price: £66 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet
Age: 100-400 years approx
Width: 106mm approx
Height: 75mm approx

A very old bronze Tibetan cup, well made and in good condition. A unique and unusual object.



LARGE, VERY OLD TIBETAN CUP (Item No. Other A05)

Price: £66 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Tibet
Age: 100-400 years approx
Width: 106mm approx
Height: 75mm approx

A very old bronze Tibetan cup, well made and in good condition. A unique and unusual object.



LARGE CHINESE BRASS DRAGON BOWL (Item No. Other A06)

Price: £68 (including postage in UK - Worldwide postage at cost)

Origin: China
Age: 20-50 years approx
Width: 304mm approx
Height: 62mm approx

A large shallow brass chinese bowl decorated with dragons and other auspicious symbols. In nice condition.



ANTIQUE CHINESE CLOISONNE BOWL (Item No. Other A07)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: China
Age: 100-150 years approx
Width: 112mm approx
Height: 52mm approx

An old Chinese cloisonne bowl decorated with flowers and traditional patterns on a dark turquoise ground. The bowl is very attractive, but it has seen some life and is not in perfect condition. It would make very nice offering bowl on an altar, or could be used as incense bowl in the Chinese manner - putting some sand into it, in to which an incense stick is pushed.

Despite its damage it is a very attractive bowl, old Chinese cloisonne is always a thing of beauty and is widely collected.


TOBACCO PIPE (Item No. Other A08)

Price: £34 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Mongolia or China
Age: Recently made
Length (when fully extended): 358mm approx

An extendable, decorated metal smoking pipe with bronze bowl and mouthpiece.



CHINESE CHILD'S 'TIGER' PROTECTION HAT (Item No. Other A09)

Price: £35 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: China
Age: 20-40 years approx
Width: 230mm approx
Height: 340mm approx

A used child's hat from China in the form of a tiger. Tiger hats are worn by rural Chinese young children to protect them from the influences of hostile spirits. Sometimes tiger boots are also worn.

The hat is made of fabric and decorated with textile eyes and a tigers nose and teeth. It is lined with another fabric and it has tassles with beads attached which hang from the tiger's ears. It is in good but slightly grubby condition and makes a charming item for display.

A Chinese baby in a similar new hat.



BETAL NUT CUTTER (Item No. Other A10)

Price: £18 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Bali
Age: 30 - 100 years approx
Length: 158mm approx

An cutter for use in the preperation of betal nuts used for chewing. It is in good condition, made of brass with a steel blade. It is decorated with birds and patterns.


CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FOREHEAD MASK (Item No. Other A11)

Price: £46 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Bhutan
Age: 15-25 years approx
Height: 180mm approx
Width: 159mm approx
Depth: 75mm approx

Well carved, beautiful Bhutanese face shaped forehead mask. Forehead masks are not worn on the face but rather - as the name suggests - on the forehead. They generally dont have eye holes but often have a carved open mouth. This face would be a character from a Buddhist folk tale.

Masks like these make wonderful decorative objects to hang on a wall.

The mask is hand carved from a light, hard wood and painted. It is in good condition with no cracks.


CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FOREHEAD MASK (Item No. Other A12)

Price: £46 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Bhutan
Age: 15-25 years approx
Height: 174mm approx
Width: 160mm approx
Depth: 83mm approx

Well carved, beautiful Bhutanese face shaped forehead mask. Forehead masks are not worn on the face but rather - as the name suggests - on the forehead. They generally dont have eye holes but often have a carved open mouth. This face would be a character from a Buddhist folk tale.

Masks like these make wonderful decorative objects to hang on a wall.

The mask is hand carved from a light, hard wood and painted. It is in good condition with no cracks.


CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FOREHEAD MASK (Item No. Other A13)

Price: £46 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Bhutan
Age: 15-25 years approx
Height: 155mm approx
Width: 130mm approx
Depth: 75mm approx

Well carved, beautiful Bhutanese face shaped forehead mask. Forehead masks are not worn on the face but rather - as the name suggests - on the forehead. They generally dont have eye holes but often have a carved open mouth. This face would be a character from a Buddhist folk tale.

Masks like these make wonderful decorative objects to hang on a wall.

The mask is hand carved from a light, hard wood and painted. It is in good condition with no cracks.


CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FOREHEAD MASK (Item No. Other A14)

Price: £46 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Bhutan
Age: 15-25 years approx
Height: 188mm approx
Width: 122mm approx
Depth: 51mm approx

Well carved, beautiful Bhutanese face shaped forehead mask. Forehead masks are not worn on the face but rather - as the name suggests - on the forehead. They generally dont have eye holes but often have a carved open mouth. This face would be a character from a Buddhist folk tale.

Masks like these make wonderful decorative objects to hang on a wall.

The mask is hand carved from a light, hard wood and painted. It is in good condition with no cracks.


CARVED AND PAINTED WOODEN FOREHEAD MASK (Item No. Other A15)

Price: £46 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Bhutan
Age: 15-25 years approx
Height: 156mm approx
Width: 136mm approx
Depth: 75mm approx

Well carved, beautiful Bhutanese face shaped forehead mask. Forehead masks are not worn on the face but rather - as the name suggests - on the forehead. They generally dont have eye holes but often have a carved open mouth. This face would be a character from a Buddhist folk tale.

Masks like these make wonderful decorative objects to hang on a wall.

The mask is hand carved from a light, hard wood and painted. It is in good condition with no cracks.


PAPIER MACHE MAHAKALA MASK (Item No. Other A16)

Price: £24 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Nepal
Age: 15 - 30 years approx
Height: 190mm approx
Width: 160mm approx

Painted papier mache Mahakala mask. The mask has no eye holes, so is more designed for wall display. Is in generally good condition, although there is a little damage inside and around the edges in some places.


PROTECTING SPIRIT MASK (Item No. Other A17)

Price: £22 (including postage worldwide)

Origin: Java
Age: 5 - 15 years approx
Height: 290mm approx
Width: 190mm approx

Well carved face mask from Java. Masks like this are put up to frighten off hostile spirits, although this one has almost certainly been made for tourists..

Would make wonderful decorative objects to hang on a wall.

The mask is hand carved from a light, hard wood and painted. It is in good condition with no cracks.