Made of brass and bronze, now deeply patinated.
Made of carved wood with metal inlays for eyes and mouth.
For holding and protecting important documents.
Carved with typically Dayak aso motifs.
An enigmatic type of axe, this one probably from tribal north India.
Mounted on a custom hardwood stand
Very rare subtype of a Khond tribal axe with double points.
Resist-dyed cotton in white and indigo, with three fans mon.
Old 19th century piece with a nice smooth and dark patina.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
With scenes of pine trees and three drawers.
This kind of fine work is typical for Tibetan work of the 15th-16th centuries.
Sawasa is metalware in black and gold made primarily for the Dutch expat community in Asia.
A nice example with unusually fine lacquerwork and a monogram in the lid.
Complete with key, inside divider and four silver containers.
A what? Yes exactly. An extremely rare piece, the only example I am aware of in published collections at least.
In black and gold urushi lacquer, with fine mother-of-pearl inlays with aquatic landscapes on both sides.
A charming Balinese keris holder in the form of Hanuman, the brave monkey king.
Made of pasteboard, finely lacquered with roses and nightengales.
Silk horse mask from the Xianbei ruled dynasty which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 A.D.