The Old Bazaar
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #473980
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Throughout the Middle East and Central Asia, people gather around braziers of a variety of styles, to keep warm, heat tea or coffee, or cook food. This is a more recent piece, likely 50 to 80 years old, referred to in it's native Turkish as a Mangal. This can be used for entertaining on your deck or patio by simply placing embers from your Barbecue or fireplace into the coal pot. You can then warm tea or coffee in an Ibrik, cook shish-kabob, or use the coals for keeping your nargile (hookah or water-pipe) lit or add a pinch of bakhoor (incense) if you like. You may also prefer to use it as a very elaborate ice bucket. This unique item measure 33" tall and 20" across at the rim. It weighs 40 pounds packed. It has a wonderful mellow patina, this also has a matching carpet guard with wheels that appear to be added at a later time. Back in the 1970's people used to turn the tops into hanging lamps, and the bottoms into planters. As a result, relatively few complete sets can be found.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1970 item #1069699
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Lobed copper vase or goblet delicately painted in enamel work referred to as Mina Kari. It has a symmetrical floral pattern. It stands 7" tall and measures 3.5" across, and weighs about 4oz. There is some minor chipping on the rim, but the goblet is otherwise in good condition.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1970 item #996099
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Moroccan brass Koran box ca. 1960's, it has applied silver metal and bezel set stones which appear to be coral and lapis. There is a series of Arabic numbers on the back, which I believe to be a numerology formula. 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 5.5" across by 6" tall, and is 1.25" thick and weighs 1.5 pounds.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #488442 (stock #CoKsSam1)
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Meticulously hand carved Kashmiri Samovar. Heavily patinated, This particular samovar has some amazingly fine foliate detail featuring flowers and leaves, with a serpent handle, and fancy ornamental openwork above the lid, and at the base. It is in very good condition. Measuring 10 " tall, and 12" from handle to spout, and weighing a little over four pounds this is far more solid and substantial than usual for Kashmir copperwork from this period, This is estimated to be made in Kashmir 100 to 150 years ago.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #547373
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An unusual Mamluk revival vase wit unusual cutouts, and an unusual insert good for adapting as an incense burner or candleholder. This vase has three different cartouches with simple quatrefoil medallions in between. There are also chain details encircleing the vase near the top and bottom. The vase measures 4 3/4" tall and 4" wide, and weighs 6 ounces. The original patina remains intact, and the piece is overall in good condition, cosidering the age of the piece.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #932374
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A very large zinc over copper tray featuring scenes from the Achaemenid period of Persian history. The quqlity of the carving is exceptional. It measures 27.5" across with a piecrust edge 2.5" deep and weighs 9 pounds. A very sturdy tray suitible for use as a tabletop.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1980 item #398456 (stock #Hn=Kn-14)
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I have a very graceful and solid dagger. Measuring 14" long and weighing a pound and a half, the handle and sheath are overlaid with with etched brass. The blade appears to be carbon steel, and iis elaborately etched with a dragon motif. There is slot loop on the back for attaching it to a belt. Carefully hand shaped, polished, and accented with silver and brass inlays.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #474088
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Traditional Ghalamzan (Carved Persian Metalwork) design. The forest animals and flowers design across the belly is a typical Iranian theme popular since the Qajar (Victorian) era. Copper is carved in relief with a scalpel or pen-like tool. This particular vase has some amazingly fine detail, accented in tin. The scenes are formed into medallion repeats around the belly, with rings in foliate, and beaded designs ascending up the neck wth Moghul semi medallion accenting the dovetailed spout. Measuring 10 1/2", and nearly 5 3/4" at it's widest point, The opening is 2" across. Weighing 40 ounces before packing, this piece is unusually heavy. This piece is estimated to be made in Iran 60 to 100 years ago.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #934171
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Inkwell in the form of a recumbent camel. The cold painted polychrome over white casting metal is in near perfect condition, with one small area of loss on the back of the neck. The saddle on the camel is a hinged lid, unfortunately, the hinge is broken, and the glass liner is missing. The price reflects these conditions. Circa 1890, it measures 9.5" long, by 5.5" tall, by 4" wide, and weighs about 2.5 pounds. This style of inkwell was made in two sizes, this is the larger sized model.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #491030
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Late 19th or early 20th century India Bronze Inkwell measures 4.75" by 4", and weighs 35 ounces before packing. The cast body of the inkwell has a vine and clover design, with an upright squirrel lid finial. A massive and impressive piece.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #801911
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Lovingly hand crafted, this 19th century enameled pot was made in Damascus or Aleppo Syria using a Cuerda Seca style of enamelling. There are some minor enamel losses, but considering the size of the inlays, the age of the pot, and the fact that this was made to be used as a planter, it has survived remarkably well. There is a fairly substantial dent on the lower part of the pot with enamel losses, and a couple of smaller knocks with lesser losses. One side shows well for display. Measuring 6" (15 cm) by 6 inches (15 cm), and weighing nearly a pound and a half (.75 K), this piece is quite solid. This piece is estimated to be 100-150 years old.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #471359
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Complete Middle Eastern silver and copper inlaid coffee set. The brass tray measures 12 " across, and is inlaid in silver and copper. There are two cartouches of Islamic script, and the rim has a braided endless knot pattern often seen in Celtic designs as well. The set includes four 2" "Gawa" or coffee cups (Zarfs) with hand spun Egyptian Glass inserts, and the classicly shaped 6" "Ibrik" or coffee server is tin-lined for safe usage. The covered sugar bowl measures 3" tall without the finial. This was made for the tourist trade around the turn of the 20th century.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #801019
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This is a very graceful and beautiful Yemeni dagger. It measures 12" long and weighs 3/4 pound. The handle has two pounded coins affixed, and the surface has a nubbly texture to it . I believe it may be either Giraffe or Rhino horn. The leather sheath is embellished with hand worked silver studs, ending with a silver dangle. This was made approximately 1880-1920 for ceremonial dress use, so the blade is unsharpened and chromed.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1960 item #1093779
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Syrian Brass Tray With elaborate foliate designs throughout. Featured is a central medallion with alternating cartouches of Islamic script and trefoil medallions. The rigid pie crust edge makes it perfect as a tabletop over a folding base, basket, or ottoman. This charming piece measures 22" across by 1.25" deep and weighs a solid 10 pounds.

There is a second, nearly identical tray also listed in case you need a pair.

All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #496704
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Pair of intricate Kashmiri lamps featuring a classic grapevine design on the lobed base, and stylized thistles on the neck. ending with a fluted and flared rim. These are most likely converted from a pair of vases. The intricacy and design themes are consistent with late 19th C. to early 20th. C. Kashmir enamel work. Measuring 15" to the top of the body and 28" to the top of the harp, and 4.5" in diameter. They weigh 3.5 pounds each or 7 pounds total before packing.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1132128
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This pot is carved in the Mamluk revival style with alternating medallions of spider web and stylized cartouches with trefoil detailing in between. Part of the design is carved out, leaving a pierced effect. The rim on top is decorated with a braid pattern. The opening is slightly off round. This unique piece measures 8" across by 4.25" tall, with the opening of 4.25", and weighs a little under a pound.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #574982
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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 deer 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 10" across, resting on three ball feet, and weighing 1 1/4 pounds, this piece is surprisingly heavy. This piece is estimated to be 90-110 years old.
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #550073
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Silvered Copper Ottoman (Turkish) hunting tray has a great deal of detail and textures to it's traditional design. There is a hunter on horseback flanked by two lions. There are houses and trees in the background as well. There is a wide border of Islamic calligraphy surrounding the central medallion. The pie crust rim is 1 1/4" high, and the rigidness of this tray makes it suitable for use as a table. There is a bale soldered onto the back for hanging on the wall. The fabrication of this type of metalwork is a dying art. Measuring 22" across and weighing 9 pounds, this piece is surprisingly heavy. This piece is estimated to be 60-120 years old.