The Old Bazaar
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.
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 : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1102319
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$1,950.00
Syrian pierced Islamic brass Mosque lamp made in the late 19th century. The bulbous top is ringed by five cartouches featuring pastoral animals with bands of similar animals ringing below and above. The cross hatched carved banding at the very top is a classic Mamluk design along with the cartouches. There are two tiers of "windows" with various colored glass framed by elaborately carved Moghul influenced borders, floral on the top tier, and birds on the bottom tier. The "tower" between the two floors features animals and mythical people, but was made upside down for some unknown reason. The bowl shaped bottom has 16 cartouches with mythical people ensconced within. The original font at the bottom, which would have held a candle is missing as is common with these pieces. The frets between the windows are sand casted, then hand finished with screws being made in house. Most finials have chickens, moons, or fancy knobs. Three of the chickens which originally had chains. this situation can be easily restored. While this is not wired for electricity, restoring the chains, and removing the top loop to make the hole accessible would be an easy conversion which would not compromise the integrity of the piece. This impressive piece measures 24" tall to the top of the newer 1.5" loop, by 10" across the widest point, and weighs 9 lbs
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #1122170
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$65.00
I'm offering this delicate Turkoman Fire Gilded Silver Lapis Fertility Necklace. It is made of silver plated gillet with triple dome cluster design highlighted with fire gilding, and set with lapis. This charming necklace is made by Afghan refugees living in Peshawar, Pakistan. It measures a total of 16", but the chain can be shortened easily. Great with your tribal looks or basic black. This would pair nicely with the Turkoman Fire Gilded Bracelets currently listed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1980 item #497554
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$45.00
Lobed copper sweet tray delicately painted in enamel work referred to as Mina Kari. It has a symmetrical floral pattern with three birds in the center. It stands 1" tall and measures 7" across, and weighs about 4oz. There is some minor chipping on the rim, but the plate is otherwise in good condition.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #548406
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, Persian, and Italian. The border is done in Moghul miniature painting style. Measures 18" by 12" unframed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #728686
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
SOLD
Traditional Ottoman copper water jug with kashkul (beggars bowl) shaped top. Early 20th century. Lots of etched detailing and applied work. 15" high by 7" across, and 9" wide weighing 1 1/4 lbs.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1132129
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$125.00
Mid Century copper hookah base. This type of carved and pounded metalwork is referred to as Ghalamzani, and is carved with a scalpel like tool. This piece features a herder with 3 camels and several dogs. the neck and top are decorated with traditional floral designs. This piece measures 10" tall by 5" across, and weighs 3/4 of a pound. The opening on top is 1.75".
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Pre 1910 item #801600
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$325.00
Unusual Lucerna type oil lamp with four lion fonts and brass light shades embossed with the Byzantine double headed eagle. Complete with tools including tweezers, snuffer, tamper, and ash catcher. This measures 20" tall by 6" across, and weighs a pound and a half*.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1135189
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$225.00
Traditional Islamic magic bowl for healing covered with engraved writing. Has boteh shaped designs with prayers within, also a Keyhole doorway, or mirab shaped shaped cartouche. Other prayers are covering every possible surface including the rim. The exterior has no ornamentation. The middle of the bottom of the bowl has a deep indentation, possibly to make it easy to hold. It measures 5.5" diameter by 1.5" tall, and weighs 6 ounces.
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 : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #548409
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$35.00
This is one of a series of 10 Art Prints inspired by the Rubiat 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 18" by 12" unframed.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1970 item #1124115
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$325.00
A very collectible piece made of a native coin metal alloy referred to as gillet. This tribal headdress was made for a young Turkoman bride. The metal components are applied over a base made from an old Afghan woven Kufi hat. Set with cowrie shells, which represents femininity and fertility, this piece features embossed stylized coins and dangle "coins" sewn onto the base. There is sort of a decorated flower spike on top with dangles and bells. A flap of recycled green wool is lined in printed cotton, and embellished with embossed silver pieces and beaded black fringes finish off this piece.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1135172
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$75.00
Elaborately decorated brass tea tin or canister. Carving appears to be of Egyptian origin, it has seven panels of Arabic Calligraphy. The top rim is encircled by seven carved animals. The lid has concentric circles of designs of diagonal bars, braids and diamonds with a crescent moon finial. The hinge is fairly primitive, but is in good working order. Measuring 7" to the top of the finial, and 4.25" in diameter, and weighing just under a pound, this is ready for your tea or incense collection.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Enamelware : Pre 1960 item #1093799
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$275.00
Persian enameled cigarette case featuring the Shah's mosque in Isfahan. The exterior is enameled in the Persian miniature Minakari style, while the interior is enameled white over silver metal. There is a small chip near the upper left hand corner, and wear and shaping consistent with being worn in the pocket. This charming piece measures 4 1/8 inches long by 3 1/2 inches wide and 3/8 inch thick, and weighs 4 ounces.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1134261
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$150.00
Copper and silver tray with a great deal of detail and texture to it's traditional Mamluk design, There are foliate flourishes throughout the plate with a Bismillah in the center. All of this is accented with inlays of silver. Meticulously hand carved, the fabrication of this type of metalwork is a dying art. Measuring 7.75" across, resting on three ball feet, with scalloped edges, and weighing 3/4 of a pound, this piece is surprisingly heavy. This piece is estimated to be 90-110 years old.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1900 item #1134696
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$275.00
A very unusual powder flask made from a sheep's scrotum and penis sheath. It's stitching is similar to a baseball with what appears to be sinew. There are patterns and textures embossed into the skin, and there is Islamic calligraphy along the top edge and both sides of the belly as well. The designs are more apparent with subtle dyeing. This piece retains it's belt clip, and the end cap is missing. There is a slight 2" surface crack and a nick on the neck, and a dent on one side. The other side shows perfectly. Ca 1850- 1880 This unique flask measures 9" X 3.5" and weighs 5 ounces.
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.