B8772 £32 or offer INC POST. A handcast sculptured slate desk weight in the form of the head of an Alsatian or German Shepherd dog standing approximately 4.75” high to the tip of the dog's ears on a felt covered round integral base. The weight is apparently made out of 500m year old slate by Celtic Castings. (We have no reason to doubt the veracity of the claim). Structurally sound. Weighs almost 470g.
B60114 £45/ono inc UK post. A vintage decorative or ceremonial steel and horn dagger in brass scabbard (possibly a jambiya although it only has a single blade), probably Middle Eastern in origin. The face of the scabbard is decorated in ismic type design and has a loop attached for hanging. The dagger itself is made from curved steel with the handle being fashioned out of horn and brass. For further info/photos, please see http://carterscollectablesuk.co.uk/Ceremonial-brass-and-metal-jambiya
B7310 £32 or offer + postage. Vintage hand decorated oblong papier mache lidded box, prob Kashmiri, approx 6.875in x 4.375” at the base x 3” deep to the top of lid. Painted w animals (deer or antelope?) on a forest background (foreground and sky). Paintwork to top + bottom is designed so that top + bottom match up. Paintwork to bottom part of decoration on lid has smeared slightly. Some crazing + paint loss inside the box. Exact age unknown. This box has come from our own personal…
B11204 £35 inc UK post. Offers welcome. A vintage, probably 1920s, possibly earlier, oriental cloisonne cylindrical box with five toed dragon plus one other against a black ground and blue enamelled interior. For further info/photos, please see http://carterscollectablesuk.co.uk/Cloisonne-5-toed-dragon-box
B11228 £40 inc UK post. Offers welcome. Antique embossed copper shot or powder flask with brass dispenser, and loop at the side for attaching to a chain or other fixing. The dispenser is impressed with name Sykes which we believe to be makers name. There are some minor dinks to the main body of the flask which we have tried to show in the photographs. For further info/photos, please contact us.
B10797 £25 inc UK post. Offers welcome. A vintage trunk shaped gilt tooled leather covered casket with damask type black lining, standing on four metal supports. The casket is structurally sound but there is some wear to the leather covering (see photographs) particularly to the back. The gilt tooling has worn a little in places. The casket measures approximately 8.75in by just over 4.75in at the base. For further info/photos, please contact us
B10429 £28 inc UK post/offers welcome. A vintage or retro metal dish or desk tidy (believed to be aluminium) in the form of a fish standing on four integral feet. There are a few very minor surface scratches and dinks which might be expected as aluminum is a relatively soft metal but the dish is otherwise structurally sound. The dish measures approximately 7.875in across. For further info/photos, please see http://carterscollectablesuk.co.uk/Aluminium-Fish-Dish