The Old Bazaar
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #1082161
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$45.00
Here is a very captivating Container. Meticulously handcrafted by Turkoman Tribal Afghan refugee jewelers in Pakistan, it is a perfect container for your medication, snuff, stash, rings, or teabags. This piece measures 2.25" across and 3" long, by 1.5" tall. Made of coin metal, fire gilded, and set with a turquoise stone, with embossed designs. The detail on this piece is amazing!
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1075762
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$95.00
Hand carved ghalamzani small brass samovar 9" tall and 4" in diameter, with a 5.5" spread at the wooden handles. The spigot is missing,but with the carved birds and grape leaves and mellow patina, it is a charming piece. It would be suitable for a lamp conversion or incense burner. It weighs about 1.25 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Champleve : Pre 1900 item #1073215
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$325.00
Lovingly hand crafted, this 19th century enameled pot was made in Syria using a Cuerda Seca style of enameling. Cuerda Seca enameling is done in the following manner: The design is stamped or carved into the surface after which colored glazes are applied. The contours of the designs are detailed with a mixture of beeswax or vegetable fat and manganese oxide. During the firing, the wax or fat burns away producing contours of red or black that also prevent the differently-colored glazes from running into one another. This technique was created during the Seljuk (14th-15th C.) period in Persia, (modern Iran and Iraq) and eventually made it's way via Syria, Turkey, Greece, and Italy to Spain where it is used extensively in tile and pottery making even today. There are some minor enamel losses, but considering the size of the inlays, the age of the pot, it is in surprisingly good condition. There is a little of the original silver wash remaining. Measuring 2.5" (6.5 cm) tall, by 3.25" (8 cm)across, and weighing nearly half a pound (.23kg), this piece is quite solid. This piece is estimated to be 150 years old.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1073189
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$325.00
This is a very simple copper aftaba or pitcher embellished with four medallions, three with a rose theme, and the fourth, under the spout, a small tree. There is dovetailing evident across the belly where the top and bottom were joined. The spout has a slightly sharper bend from being bumped. At some point there was a silver wash applied, which has mostly worn away. This style of carving is more associated with Afghanistan rather than Iran. The pot measures 13.75" tall by 5.25" diameter and 8.5" from handle to spout and weighs a little over 3 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1073090
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$185.00
A delicate sterling silver perfume flask embellished with a foliate motif. The lid is formed as leaves bunched together. Around the neck, bottom and belly are delicate grape vines. Above the belly is a repeat of scallops topped by a gathering of acanthus leaves culminating at the neck. This finely wrought bottle measures 5.25" tall, by 2.75" across, and weighs 3.3 ounces.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1073083
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$175.00
This is a 19th qalamdan or ink and quill holder. The patina on this case is quite rich, I have made no attempt to clean this. It measures 9 1/2" long, and the attached inkpot is approximately 1 1/2" square. A very substantial piece, it weighs nearly a pound! Scribes used to tuck these cases into their belts, and the inkpots kept them from slipping through. It's floral design appears to be Turkish. A unique and historical item for your desk, or collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1073068
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$275.00
A very elaborately carved rectangular brass tray depicting a harem scene. The medallion flowers, also known as "guls" border the scene. This appears to be set in a private outdoor pavillion with trees and arching columns. The quality of the carving is extremely high. This unique piece measures 12.5" by 9.25" and weighs one pound five ounces.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1069701
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$45.00
Blown cobalt blue glass vase caged in silver metal. It has arched doorway shaped cutouts that the glass bulges from. Measuring 6" tall, by 3" across and weighs 10 ounces.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1061759
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$225.00
Meticulously hand carved Indo Persian Samovar. Made of silver coin metal alloy. This particular samovar has some amazingly fine foliate detail featuring flowers and leaves with a serpent handle, and fancy ornamental openwork at the base. There is a central chamber for hot coals, and a separate secondary lid which covers it. It is in very good condition. This appears to be unused and the interior silvering is clean and intact. Measuring 11 " tall, 5" in diameter, and 9" from handle to spout, and weighing a little over 2.25 pounds before packing. This is estimated to be made in Central Asia 40 to 60 years ago.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1061751
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$525.00
This unique flask has elaborate metal chasing depicting scenes from the Rubiayat of Omar Khayyam. Silver plate over copper. This was likely made in the 1950's in the style of Qajar metalwork as a presentation gift for oil or state department executives. Three unique scenes adorn the three sides of this uniquely shaped bottle. The metal tooling of every part is of the highest quality. The cork is in pristine condition, and the top is attached to the bottle with chains. The silverplate is partially rubbed off on part of the bottom, and the stopper. This unique piece weighs a little over 2 pounds, and measures 9.5" tall by 5" across.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1044185
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$425.00
This unique pot has amazing detail and texture to it's carved Persian design. The floral trefoil design across the belly is a typical Persian theme popular during the Qajar (Victorian) period. There is also a floral band near the top, and the bottom is ringed in alternating flower and shield medallions. This amazing 19th century pot is free of dents, but does have a uniformly "bumpy' feeling to it. The opening is slightly off round, which is detected by feel. only. Measuring 8" (20cm) across, by 10.4" (26cm) tall, it weighs over 2 pounds (1 Kilo) before packing.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1910 item #1031343
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$1,750.00
Elaborately carved Syrian lamp made approximately 1910. Three lamp sockets all with individual switches. Measuring 33" tall by 22" across and weighs about 14 pounds. These were popular throughout the Middle East and exported for use in Masonic Temples. Similar lamps are also made in Turkey and Egypt. A lamp like this takes several months for as entire families would work on making these lamps with each member having a specialty or two.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1980 item #1023771
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$700.00
A classic Turkish brass shoeshine box trimmed with walnut and inlaid with mother of pearl accents. It has a complete collection of brass topped blown glass bottles for cleaning products and polishes as well as rose water and and other perfuming agents. It comes complete with compartments and drawers for polishing supplies and money that has been collected. It measures 22" wide by 16" to the tallest bottle by 6" deep, and weighs about 11 pounds before packing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #995871
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$65.00
Unique Moroccan tea warming table or stand from the 1960's. Formed in the classic hexagon shape with keyhole cutouts, and profuse etching. This has been paired with a newer oil lamp to complete it. This can also be used for warming scented oil. This measures 8" tall by 5" across and weighs about a pound.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Pre 1900 item #995870
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$325.00
This unique lamp was originally an oil lamp, whose base is made from a pot that was carved around 1880. The pot is carved in the Mamluk revival style with alternating medallions of spider web and stylized cubes with trefoil detailing in between. It was electrified around 1920, retaining the original chimney holder. It measures 10" tall by 10" across and weighs 3 pounds.
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$450.00
This 19th century brass Mughal oil lamp has 3 fonts embellished with tigers. There are peacocks and foliate designs etched across the belly of the lamp. It unscrews above the fonts for refilling the oil. The chain and hook are hand made. It measures 12.5" high, and 4.5" across the belly, and 6" at it widest spread of fonts, and weighs nearly 3.5 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #963428
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$275.00
19th century Mamluk revival Cairoware inlaid casket or box. It was made for keeping tobacco, and the original cedar wood lining is still intact and clean. This box has five different Islamic Script cartouches with trefoil semi-medallions. There is also a chain panel encircling the lid which features the largest, central medallion. The casket measures 4.5" long, by 2.75" deep and 2.75" tall. and weighs a little under a pound. It has a moderate patina, and the piece is overall in good condition, cosidering it's age. The Mamluk dynasty existed from approximately 1250 to 1500 A.D. The Mamluks were slave soldiers who earned their freedom and became rulers of a dynasty which lasted 250 years. Their rulers were known for patronage of the arts, thus this was the most prolific and influential period for Islamic art. Mamluk metal ware is recognizable by the repeated cartouches and medallions and the chain patterns encircling the pieces. Copper and silver inlay into brass pieces is also commonly found. This particular vase was made in the 19th or early 20th century for trade to wealthy travelers who went "on tour" for extended periods of time, and liked to bring back "historical artifacts" Because of the demand and other influences, there was a revival of many types of Mameluk artifacts during this period of time.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #934426
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$425.00
A very unusual powder flask made from a camel's scrotum and penis sheath. It is stitched together similar to a baseball with what appears to be sinew. There are patterns and textures embossed into the skin, and there appears to be Islamic calligraphy as well. This piece retains all of it's original hardware including the chain, belt clip, and end cap. Ca 1850- 1880 This unique flask measures 13.75" X 4.25" and weighs 9 ounces.