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Compendium dial Compendium dial

Pocket compendium dial of gilt-brass, with sundial, compass, nocturnal, latitude list and calendar combined, made by Humphrey Cole, London, England, 1575

Clock Clock

Table clock of gilt brass engraved with coats-of-arms and arabesques on sides, under part of case perforated and supported on four satyrs and central stem, with base resting on four later sea-horses, by Bartholomew Newsum, London, late 16th century

Hydrometer, Sikes Hydrometer, Sikes

Sikes hydrometer, gilded brass, with ten weights (one missing) and thermometer (missing), in fitted plush-lined wooden box, signed and made by Robert Brettell Bate of London, c.1830

Neckpiece Neckpiece

'Inflection V/1, Blue-red I', a two-part neckpiece, one part of gilded brass, the other of blue and red Colorcore: English, London, by David Watkins, 1988

Powder flask Powder flask

Powder flask of gilt brass in the form of a Y, elaborately chased in low relief with hunting scenes, the back engraved with foliate strapwork and with a circular cavity closed with a bright steel hinged lid: German, Augsburg or Nuremberg, late 16th century

Earring, woman's Earring, woman's

Woman's earring of gilt brass set with coarse turquoises, of floral design, one of a pair, personal use: Tibet

Earring, woman's Earring, woman's

Woman's earring of gilt brass set with coarse turquoises, of floral design, one of a pair, personal use: Tibet

Figure / Vajradhara / thunderbolt Figure / Vajradhara / thunderbolt

Figure of Vajradhara the Thunderbolt Bearer, in gilt brass, seated cross-legged on a lotus base and holding a thunderbolt in each of his crossed hands: Tibet, Gyangze, obtained on the 1903 - 1904 Expedition, probably 19th century

Figure / Vajrasattva / thunderbolt Figure / Vajrasattva / thunderbolt

Figure of Vajrasattva the sixth Dyani-Buddha, in gilt brass set with turquoises, seated cross-legged on a lotus base and holding a thunderbolt in each hand: Tibet, Gyangze, obtained on the 1903 - 1904 Expedition, probably 19th century

Container / part Container / part

Lower part of an acorn-shaped container of gilt brass?, part of the Ida Pappenheim Collection: possibly German, 19th century

Container / part Container / part

Upper part of an acorn-shaped container of gilt brass?, part of the Ida Pappenheim Collection: possibly German, 19th century

Scent bottle Scent bottle

Sceptre-shaped scent bottle of gilt brass? tapering towards the point, decorated on body with horizontal ribs and acanthus leaves arranged vertically, part of the Ida Pappenheim Collection: probably English, early 19th century

Scent bottle / part Scent bottle / part

Detachable openwork crown set en cabochon, for a sceptre-shaped scent bottle of gilt brass? decorated with horizontal ribs and acanthus leaves arranged vertically, part of the Ida Pappenheim Collection: probably English, early 19th century

Scent bottle Scent bottle

Scent bottle of gilt brass? with embossed scrollwork decoration on a blackened matted ground, with high domed hinged cover and, attached to the shoulders, a chain with a ring, part of the Ida Pappenheim Collection: possibly French, mid 19th century

Helmet Helmet

Helmet of white metal, heavily ornamented gilt brass, jewels, brocade, cane, fur, coral and feathers, part of the ceremonial costume of a military commander: China, Qing Dynasty, 19th century AD

Candlestick Candlestick

Two-branched candlestick of gilt brass with a plain circular base, baluster stem and openwork above with trefoil and acorn-like finial: possibly Flemish, 18th century?

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