The Old Bazaar
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 : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #548404
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$35.00
This is one of a series of 10 Art Prints inspired by the Rubiayat of Omar Khayyam produced in the 1960's. Featured languages for prose are French, Arabic and Persian. The border is done in Moghul miniature painting style. Measures 12" by 18" unframed.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #548414
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$35.00
This is one of a series of 10 Art Prints inspired by the Rubiayat of Omar Khayyam produced in the 1960's. Featured languages for prose are French, Arabic and Persian, Italian, German, and English. The border is done in Moghul miniature painting style. Measures 18" by 12" unframed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1960 item #549994
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$325.00
Antique Qajar Dynasty early 20th century Islamic, Persian ceramic vase painted in blues, green, yellow, pink, brown and grey on a white background and decorated with two birds, possibly Phoenixes. The remaining background is filled in with a classic Qajar floral design. Good condition with slight crazing and glaze irregularities at the bottom. A little roughness in the glaze at the top rim. Approximately 12 inches high and 9 inches in diameter. Weight is 4.5 pounds.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1960 item #1134699
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$375.00
Moroccan brass Koran box ca. 1960's, it has applied silver metal and bezel set stones which appear to be coral, lapis, and camel bone. There is a stylized circle design on the back. The same series of numbers is repeated on the curved lid. The brass and applied metal features profuse foliate etching. It has a braided strap, which may or may not be original. This unique box measure 4" across, 6" with the belt mount, by 6" tall, and is 1 a little over" thick and weighs 1.25 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1132094
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$650.00
Carved brass tray made in the early 20th century. This unique tray has a central medallion featuring Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, palm trees, flowers, and camels. Surrounding this is a ring of Hebrew lettering encircled by a foliate design. This has a pie crust edge. This particular tray was made in the early 20th century for trade to wealthy travelers who went "on tour" for extended periods of time, and liked to bring back "historical artifacts". With the discovery of King Tut's tomb, there was an increased demand for ancient Egyptian themed items. Because many of these travelers also traversed the Holy Land, Judaic themes of the Exodus as related in the Bible were particularly sought after. I believe that the letters are an acronym for a prayer as has been a Jewish tradition for Eons of time. This tray measures 23" across by 1.5" deep and weighs a little over 4 pounds.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #398445
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$95.00
This This Moroccan Jambiya (Koumiya) features a graceful curving line, with intricate embossing, Measuring 15" long and weighing a little under a pound, the handle and sheath are encased with with embossed silver metal. The blade appears to be carbon steel, and isn't particularly sharp. There are a pair of rings for attaching it to a belt. I suspect this may be a Moroccan ceremonial or display piece from the 1960's.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1950 item #1286623
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$195.00
Intricately carved in Persia (Iran) approximately 1950. Revival piece reminiscent of Qajar era. It measures 19" to the top of the burner, and 6" in diameter and weighs 3 pounds before packing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #677023
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$275.00
Meticulously hand carved Kashmir sugar pot. Heavily patinated, This particular pot has some amazingly fine foliate detail featuring delicately carved snakes, with a serpent handle. It is in very good condition. Measuring 5" tall, and 5" across, and weighs 19 ounces before packing, this is far more solid and substantial than usual for Kashmir copper work from this period, This is estimated to be made in Kashmir 100 to 150 years ago.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1105303
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$195.00
Simple Moroccan powder flask embellished with Silver Dirham coins from the turn of the 20th century. Features an etched applied silver piece, copper trim and hammered handles. The spout has an angle to it from the time of manufacture. Interesting touch mark on the back. It measures 8" long by 5.75" across and 2" deep and weighs 10 ounces
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1095141
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$475.00
This graceful pair of Mamluk Revival Islamic vases have two different Islamic calligraphy cartouches with simple foliate medallions in between. There are also chain details encircling the vase near the top and bottom, as well as semi medallions ringing the bottom. They are the same size, obviously from the same maker, but like many Islamic hand crafted items, are not an exact match. The vases measure 12" tall and 4.5" across and weigh 16 ounces each. These were made in the 1960's for the tourist trade.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1096977
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$750.00
This 19th century enameled tray was made in Damascus or Aleppo Syria using a Cuerda Seca style enameling which 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 age of the tray, it is in quite good shape with minor losses on one edge as shown. This Charming piece measures 12" across and weighs 3 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1130986
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$325.00
Carved brass ablutions bowl with elaborate carved grill strainer with finial. The rim has geometric form flowers alternating with lozenge shapes, and tiny diamond repeats along the outer rim and inner rim. It measures 4.5" tall, by 8.5" across, the opening is 4" across, and weighs a lttle under two pounds. This would normally be paired with a hand washing pitcher.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1095133
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$175.00
Moroccan brass camel bone bellows with inset camel bone on wood, with copper and embossed white brass trim. The leather is in good condition, and the bellows work efficiently despite their petite size. Measuring 12.5" long by X 4.5" wide and weighing about 3 pounds, these will make a unique statement at your fireplace or hearth.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1135034
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$135.00
Syrian brass pierced lamp made about 1890. The onion dome top features four pierced cartouches alternating with pierced foliate semi medallions. Two of the cartouches feature Islamic script, and the other two feature a spider web pattern. It is topped with a carved finial. This shape is popular throughout the Middle East and North Africa. it originally had a glass tube containing a wax candle held by a fitting that fit into the bottom. The three holes near the bottom edge are from the original chain that was used for hanging it, and for opening the lamp to light it or change the candle. This unique piece measures 6.75" tall by 4.25" across and weighs a little under a half pound.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1199084
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$675.00
Appealing oversized Persian Boteh or Paisley candle stick. The silver colored plating is largely worn away, highlighting the paisley (Boteh) repeat patterns on each segment of the lamp. It measures 13" tall, the base tray is 11" across and the candle cup holds a 4" diameter pillar candle, and weighs a substantial 3.75 pounds. This is a fairly large scale piece which would accent a fireplace, entry or dining table as a statement piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Pre 1930 item #801017
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$425.00
A smaller scale Moroccan shoeshine box intended for use as a personal valet for maintaining one's clothing and shoes. Various bottles for cleaning products as well as rose water and and other perfuming agents. It measures 12" long, by 11.5" tall, by 5" deep, and weighs about 8 pounds before packing. Although one would usually associate this style of shoeshine box with Turkey, the enameling is consistent in color and texture to Moroccan enamel, and I have seen similar full sized shoeshine boxes in use in Morocco in the past.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #1121626
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$225.00
I'm offering this pair of Turkoman Lapis Cuff Bracelets. They are made of silver plated gillet with a lacy etched design highlighted with fire gilding, and set with genuine Lapis. This pair is made by Afghan refugees living in Peshawar, Pakistan. Being two tiers, They are very wearable, and can be worn by a medium boned person. The inside measurement is 2 3/8" (6 cm) by 1 3/16" (3 cm) with a 1 3/8" (3.5 cm) opening. Great with your tribal looks, jeans, or basic black.