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Tear bottle Tear bottle

Tear bottle of glass, from Malta

Clay / sample Clay / sample

Sample of porcelain clay, from a collection of raw and manufactured products acquired at the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, London in 1851: China, Jingdezhen

Sample / clay Sample / clay

Sample of porcelain clay, from a collection of raw and manufactured products acquired at the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, London, 1851: China, Jingdezhen

Figure Figure

Male figure (Loro Blonyo), half of a bridal couple also including a female figure, carved and painted wood wearing a silk ikat wrap skirt (sarong): Asia, South East Asia, Indonesia, Java, probably 18th century

Bridal figure, female Bridal figure, female

Female figure (Loro Blonyo), half of a bridal couple also including a male figure, carved and painted wood wearing a silk ikat sarong: Asia, South East Asia, Indonesia, Java, probably 18th century

Jewellery box Jewellery box

Jewellery box or ziynet sandigi from a bridal set, of plywood, crimson velvet and sheet silver, decorated with designs worked in embossed, stamped and gilded silver: Turkey, Istanbul, by Manuk Gulludere, 1991

Bath clog Bath clog

One of a pair of bath clogs or nalin from a bridal set, of plywood, leather and sheet silver, silver worked with designs in relief in embossed stamped and gilded techniques: Turkey, Istanbul, by Manuk Gulludere, 1991

Bath clog Bath clog

One of a pair of bath clogs or nalin from a bridal set, of plywood, leather and sheet silver, silver worked with designs in relief in embossed stamped and gilded techniques: Turkey, Istanbul, by Manuk Gulludere, 1991

Comb Comb

Comb or tarak from a bridal set, of white bone with silver band applied over central spine, silver worked in relief in embossed and stamped techniques with repeated small rosettes between overlapping foliage scrolls: Turkey, Istanbul, by Manuk Gulludere, 1991

Hair clip Hair clip

Hairclip or sac tokasi from a bridal set, of silver scalloped at sides, decorated in stamped and embossed relief and gilding with a circular rosette within symmetrical bands of foliage: Turkey, Istanbul, by Manuk Gulludere, 1991

Barkcloth Barkcloth

Length of barkcloth decorated with abstract line drawings in natural pigments: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Efe Mbuti people, 20th century

Barkcloth Barkcloth

Length of barkcloth decorated with abstract line drawings in natural pigments: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Efe Mbuti people, 20th century

Box Box

Box, to contain wedding gifts, one of a set of two boxes, gilded and lacquered wood: Indonesia, Sumatra, South Sumatra Province, Palembang, late 19th century

Box lid Box lid

Box lid, for a wedding box containing gifts for the couple, circular, gilded and lacquered wood: Indonesia, Sumatra, South Sumatra Province, Palembang, late 19th century

Mustard pot Mustard pot

Globular mustard pot of porcelain with bracket handle, painted with eight petal-panels of alternating lotus and peony stems: China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, from the Vung Tau Cargo, c. 1690

Mustard pot cover Mustard pot cover

Domed cover with lion knop for a globular mustard pot of porcelain, decorated in underglaze blue: China, Qing dynasty, Kangxi reign, from the Vung Tau Cargo, c. 1690

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