The basic fabric is a coarse brown weave embroidered with colored threads in cross stick. One baby carrier with appliqued suns and black cotton lining. Condition: little soiled and faded, traces of usage. Dimension: 55 to 60 cm long x 37 to 38 cm wide.
An exceptional Christian stole produced in China for the export. The main fabric is a yellow silk damask with five-clawed dragon roundels, bordered with a woven trim showing crosses. The ends embroidered with the Christogram "IHS" and accentuated with some Peking knot stitches. Orange silk lining and yellow fringes. Dimension: length with fringes: 230 cm, 22 cm wide. Condition: fine, minimal traces of age.
A bronze statue with gilt lacquer remains, standing on a table shaped base and cast in one piece. Showing the worshipping luohan Ananda who was one of the principal disciples of Buddha Shakyamuni. Condition: base with an old breakage, standing a bit slanting. Dimension: 19.8 cm high, weight: 664 g.
Small bronze altar of four-armed Vishnu, cast in three parts. The deity is standing under an arch with a kirthi-mukha at the apex, the base of figure is figure slotting into the base. Condition: good, arch a bit slanting. Dimension: 16.9 cm high x 9.6 cm wide.
Two slightly molded porcelain cups and saucers with floral decoration painted in underglaze blue. Made in the Kangxi or Yongzheng period for the export. All bases with blossom mark within a double circle. Condition: fine. Dimension: diameter saucers: c. 13 cm, cups: c. 8.2 cm.
Chinese export porcelain covered jar decorated for the Thai market. The outside is painted with thick enamels showing trellis pattern. Condition: few tiny rim frittings and little wear to enamels, cover: knob restuck, rim with a small restoration (pic. 12), internal rim with small chip. Dimension: diameter: 10.4 cm, 11.8 cm high, weight: 340 g.
A tsampa box with slightly domed lid made of turned burl wood, probably rhododendron, decorated with silver sheet mounts, inset with coral and malachite cabochons. Dating to the early 20th century, silver unmarked. Condition: cover: with a short crack, bowl: rim with two small losses and an irregularity in the wood, two small cabochons missing. Dimension: diameter: 17 cm, 10.2 cm high.
Hardwood Christian cross inlaid with lotus, vines and a small cross in finely engraved, iridescent mother of pearl. Condition: good, few inlays lost, some small losses. Dimension: 49.4 cm x 26 cm x 1.9 cm.