An ornate tubular skirt, worn by wealthy women in Lampung, Sumatra. Striped cotton fabric decorated with couched metal-wrapped thread work and sequins in different gold shades. One edging on the back enhanced by a ribbon. Condition: good, few thin areas, some loose and missing threads and sequins, partial age related wear and stains. Dimension: 114 cm x 120 cm.
Burmese silver ceremonial or monk's begging bowl. The exterior is decorated in repousse with a wide band of five mythological scenes with one figure and an elephant between foliage. Apparently unmarked. Condition: fine. Dimension: 13.8 cm diameter, 9.8 cm high, weight: 352 g.
One Cardboard with four pasted vintage photographs from Indonesia. Two takings depicting a coffee plantation and a street, made by Woodbury and Page (blind stamp). Two albumen prints with views of Semarang. Condition: albumen prints faded and one with a loss. Cardboard browned. Dimension: cardboard: 40.2 cm x 29.9 cm, photos approx.: 18 cm x 23 cm.
Two large unmounted vintage photographs dating from around 1910 in Burma (British India), taken by a Burmese photographer (one with superimposed inscription: Ma Tok Mandalay). Showing young lavishly costumed dancers on an outdoor stage, one taking with two elephants. Condition: one print with two small tears, both little creased. Dimension: 21.2 cm x 28.7 cm.
Four unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's in Burma (British India). Three showing historical buildings in Mandalay and one with two Burmese boats. Condition: some fading, one print with a small tear, wavy. Dimension: approx.: 18 cm x 26 cm.
Three unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's in Burma (British India). Two depicting Sikh troops, the third British soldiers on horseback. Condition: faded, one with a 6.5 cm long tear and a surface loss, one with a small tear, wavy. Dimension: approx.: 18 cm x 26 cm.
Three unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's in Burma, British Raj. Depicting group photographs of British officers with Burmese and Indians. Condition: some fading, one with a small tear, wavy. Dimension: approx.: 18 cm x 25 cm.
Two unmounted vintage albumen photographs dating from the 1880's. One depicting a mansion probably in Mandalay, the second a group of young Burmese monks. Condition: faded and wavy, one with a small stain. Dimension: 19.6 cm x 26.4 cm, 19.9 cm x 25.9 cm.