Vintage/antique, handmade wood box of collectibles/curios.
This box, found housing some of these curios was bought at an Inuit and Asian art auction.
No provenance given, and age undetermined.
The curios consist of 3 miniature pottery/terracotta plates or bowls, one miniature pottery or terracotta head, miniature pottery/terracotta oil lamp, three stone carvings ('elephant' (8th photo) listed as 'speculative "elephant" temple stone with remnants of red painted decoration'), 2 Chinese soapstone pendants, one vintage/possibly antique Cinnabar brooch (old pin replaced), and one vintage Asian hand painted/etched gourd rattle.
The box shows signs of wear and scratches to the inside lid.
The pottery and stone items show wear, nips, and breakage commensurate with age - one stone carving has a broken foot, repaired neck and chips (see photos).
These are old, and although we have wiped down each with a soft, dry cloth, there may be dust and dirt in crevices.
Box - 26cm (10.23") x 15cm (5.90") x 7cm (2.75")
Miniature pottery plates - 4,3cm (1.69") diameter, 5,2cm (2.05") diameter and 5,4cm (2.12") diameter
Miniature head -4cm (1.57") x 5cm (1.97")
Miniature oil lamp - 4,5cm (1.77") x 3,5cm (1.37")
Stone carvings - 7,5cm (2.95") tall, 7,5cm (2.95") tall, and 5cm (1.97") high
Soapstone pendants - 5,8cm (2.28"), and 5,6cm (2.20") high
Cinnabar brooch - 3,7cm (1.45") x 2,7cm (1.06")
Gourd rattle - 6cm high (2.36")
Selling as a set.
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