a nice Thai silver foil over wood Buddha image, depicting a seated Buddha with his hands in the Dhyana mudra (seal of meditation), seated cross legged on top of an elaborate tiered lotus triangular throne. Excellent condition.
from mid 20th century
a nice tumbok lada ,sumatra ,indonesia .wooden sheath covered with chiselled silver ,handle in silver and horn.
the silver leaf is damaged at the back side of the sheath a part is missing otherwise ,good condition .29cm
tumbok lada makes reference to the instrument which grounds the pepper (lada)cfRef biblio : "Traditional weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago", Albert G. Van Zonneveld, p. 149, ill. 628