The Old Bazaar
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 : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #474077
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$145.00
A simple and charming silvered copper Huqqa base made Ca. 1900- 1920 in Iran (Persia) Measures 12" by 5" and weighs 3 pounds. Featuring primitive alternating cartouches and medallions, with simple flowers encircling above, and half medallions bordering the bottom rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1093781
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$345.00
This copper Ottoman hunting tray features a hunter in the central medallion encircled by mirab (doorway) shaped medallions featuring birds and deer ringed by a foliate border. It measures 21.75" across with a 1.25" deep pie crust edge. it weighs 3.5 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 : 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 : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1970 item #548419
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, English, Czech, Arabic, German, Persian, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Hebrew.The border is done in Moghul miniature painting style. Measures 18" by 12" unframed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #932800
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$450.00
Turn of the 20th century Bedouin copper tray. This was used as a dining table. The woman of the house (or tent) would put a floor-cloth down, then bring the tray laden with salad greens, green onions, flat bread, and bowls and plates of food. The family would eat communally with their hands scooping up the food with bread or lettuce. The wear on the pattern is consistent with frequent scrubbing. Very little of the original tin plating remains as a result. It measures 26.5" X .5", and weighs 10lbs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1093749
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$525.00
19th century Mamluk Revival Cairoware inlaid incense burner in a brazier form. As in a full sized brazier, it consists of a two handled vase shaped base, a two handled coal pot, and a crescent moon topped pierced lid. This piece has two Islamic script cartouches alternating with trefoil semi-medallions. There is also a chain panel encircling the pot mirrored by the same chain pattern on the top surface of the base. The copper and silver inlays are well executed and tight. The brazier/burner measures 9.25" tall by 6" across, and weighs a little over a pound and a half. It has a light patina, and the piece is overall in good condition, considering it's age. The Mamluk dynasty existed from approximately 1250 to 1517 A.D. The Mamluks were slave soldiers who earned their freedom and became rulers of a dynasty which lasted over 250 years. Their rulers were known for patronage of the arts, thus this was the most prolific and influential period for Islamic art. Mamluk metalware 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 burner 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 : 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 : 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 : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1960 item #1093755
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$450.00
Charming pair of 900 Egyptian Silver candlesticks in a simple, understated tapered baluster supporting an urn shaped candle cup, set on a spreading, circular base. These are unweighted, and I would recommend adding weights if using tall tapers. Hallmarks are as shown on the stem and base of each candlestick. I believe that these are from around 1960. They measure a little over 8 inches tall by 3.5 inches across, and weighing 9.2 ounces.

There is a second identical pair available with one tiny dent on the stem of one candlestick available at a $25.00 discount. A jeweler might be able to minimize the dent. You may order one or both pairs using the order button.

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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #398344
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$45.00
This Eastern dagger features a graceful curving line, with intricate embossing featuring a king and the Star of David, on the handle and sheath It Measures 9" (23cm) long and weighs a half pound (.23kg). The blade is smooth brass, and isn't particularly sharp. There are a pair of rings for attaching it to a belt. It also would grace a desk nicely as a paper knife. This would be an excellent dagger to incorporate into a costume for fantasy, SCA or Renaissance Faires
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 : 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 : Regional Art : African : Pre 1970 item #1134702
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$95.00
Throughout the Islamic world, it is a tradition to greet road-weary travelers and guests with a refreshing sprinkle of rosewater or orange blossom water. This charming blue Moroccan glass and embossed white brass bottle was made for this purpose, although I have seen people buy them for use as incense burners. Standing nearly 8 1/2" tall and measuring 2.75 " across, this unique piece is filled with astounding charm. The bottle weighs 1/2 pound before packing.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1980 item #1176581
Jasmine Salon and Bazaar
$195.00
Morocco Brass and Nickle Embossed Powder Flask inlaid with Turquoise, Amber, and Coral. This well crafted compact piece has two rings that attach to a belt. The back is etched with a swirled sunburst design, and the edges are adorned with either beaded or braided metal trim. This was crafted in the 1970's. The stopper has an angled cavity for measuring and pouring the powder into the gun. This unique piece measures 3 inches in diameter, and is 5.25 inches long, and weighs a little over half a pound.
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.