Made from zinc alloy inlaid in silver: a small vase and bowl decorated with Hyderabad poppies and a small blossom shaped dish. The bowl inside with a blossom in relief. Condition: the dish fine, the other items with losses to inlays and rims with tiny dents. Dimension: vase height: 11.8 cm, bowl diameter: 12.8 cm, dish diameter: 10 cm. Weight: 1145 g.
A punch dagger with tapering double edged steel blade, each face decorated with a four-armed deity. Straight handle with double-grip, decorated on the side with flowers. Sheath made of wood with velvet lining. Condition: tip slightly chipped, sheath with losses. Some flash rust. Dimension: 44.6 cm long, 7.4 cm wide.
Lap desk with carved wood panels depicting lions, dogs, elephants and birds among tendrils. Framed by Sadeli micro mosaic, bone and ebony banding. Fitted interior with several compartments made of sandalwood and lined with red velvet or green fabric. Functioning lock with key. Condition: all knobs replaced, missing banding and Sadeli mosaic. Carved panels chipped. Dimension: closed: 32.2 cm wide x 24.2 cm deep, 8.5 cm high, weight: over 2 kg.
A fly whisk (chauri) consisting of long white horse hair and a beautifully carved ivory handle. One end of the handle with a pineapple shaped final and the other side with an inscription in Urdu. Condition: handle with few small age hairlines. Dimension: handle: 15.7 cm long, full length: c. 59.5 cm. CITES documents are obtained if required.
Rectangular photo or picture frame with carved sandalwood top. Decorated with Sadeli micro mosaic in bone, metal and different woods. Condition: missing inlays and glass, one clip lost, ink stains, cracks. Dimension: 22.5 cm x 17 cm, image: 15.9 cm x 10.2 cm.
Rectangular photo or picture frame decorated with Sadeli micro mosaic in bone, metal and different woods. Old glass. Condition: very few missing inlays, one clip lost. Dimension: 22.5 cm x 14.6 cm, image: 15.8 cm x 10.1 cm.
Rectangular photo or picture frame with carved sandalwood top. Decorated with Sadeli micro mosaic in bone, metal and different woods. Old glass. Condition: very few missing inlays, one clip lost. Dimension: 22.5 cm x 14.8 cm, image: 15.8 cm x 10.1 cm.
Two small water vessels for ceremony. Made of bronze with cast decoration. One with standing Hindu deities, the other with stripes in copper. Condition: traces of usage, second vessel slightly dented. Dimension: 9.2 cm and 9.1 cm high, weight: 358 g.
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.