A bulbous vessel used by pilgrims for sacred Ganges water. Made of brass or bronze with design of hamsa birds and another mythical beast among flowers. Condition: some traces of usage, later bottom made of sheet. Dimension: 17.1 cm high, weight: 1195 g.
Two small antique spherical water vessels for ceremony. Made of different alloy with engraved decoration. Condition: traces of usage, one vessel slightly dented. Dimension: 7.5 cm and 7.6 cm high, weight: 480 g.
Finely enameled dish with a full-face five-clawed long dragon en face above waves and a stylized rock. The back with scrolling lotus. Gilt rims. Condition: wear to gilt rims. Without wooden stand. Dimension: diameter: 21 cm, 2.2 cm high, weight: 536 g.
A Grand Tour souvenir dating to the late 19th century. Of rectangular shape with raised hinged lid. Made of brass inlaid with silver and copper, decorated with interlacing patterns and scenes from the Ancient Egypt. The interior with wood lining. Condition: few missing inlays. Dimension: 13.6 cm long x 7.9 cm wide x 7.6 cm high, weight: 624 g.
Pretty massive Chinese silver hairbrush holder. Beautifully decorated in repousse with two dragons and a shield-shaped cartouche with monogram. With maker's mark "CW" standing for Cumwo, who worked in the second half of 19th century in Hong kong and a Chinese character mark. Condition: two small dents. Dimension: 25 cm x 7.8 cm, weight: 143 g.
A solifleur silver vase with engraved decoration of butterflies and a bird among flowers. With wooden stand, maybe not Chinese. No silver hallmark. Condition: fine. Dimension: height with stand: 19 cm, silver weight: 78 g.