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Miniature tea set Miniature tea set

Miniature tea set consisting of teapot, sugar basin, two cups and a cream jug, made from fish bones by a German prisoner of war while convalescing in the North Hospital Block, Edinburgh Castle, during World War I

Sculpture Sculpture

Kraken Storm, a glass sculpture of blown lead crystal and flat glass with polished and sandblasted decoration, by Ray Flavell, 1993

Bangle Bangle

Bangle of dyed and laminated sycamore veneer and gold leaf: British, by Peter Chatwin and Pamela Martin, 1993

Basket Basket

Wemyss Ware oval basket with loop handle and wavy rim, hand painted with pink roses, by Robert Heron and Son, Fife Pottery, Kirkcaldy, c. 1883 - 1930

Earring Earring

Earring of gold consisting of four hollow penannular hoops, soldered together at their bases : Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, Riqqa, Tomb of Beri, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c.1539 - 1292 BC

Footboard Footboard

Foot-board in painted wood from a cartonnage mummy-case, depicting an Apis bull wearing a heavy menat-necklace, with a shen adorned with a pair of flails below its belly : Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, mid Third Intermediate Period, 22nd Dynasty, c. 940 - 716 BC

Pyramidion Pyramidion

Pyramidion in black basalt with a square base and rounded top, decorated on three sides with scenes in intaglio: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Abydos, 19th - 20th Dynasty

Stela Stela

Stela of wood covered with gesso, round topped and painted showing the Lady of the House Shepset-ireru worshipping Re and Atum: Ancient Egyptian, Upper Egypt, Thebes, 26th Dynasty, Late Period

Earring Earring

Earring of gold consisting of four hollow penannular hoops soldered together at their bases: Ancient Egyptian, Middle Egypt, Riqqa, Tomb of Beri, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, c.1539 - 1292 BC

Figure Figure

Figure in hollow-cast bronze of a seated cat, a votive offering to the goddess Bast: Ancient Egyptian, Lower Egypt, Lower Egypt, Tell Basta, Late or Ptolemaic period, c. 664 - 30 BC

Flower spray Flower spray

Flower spray of brown hair

Figure Figure

Figure of a demon in carved and lacquered wood, with skull on chest, standing holding a bowl from which rises a vapour terminating above his head in a lotus bud enclosing a figure: Japan, by Gyokuzan, 1781

Netsuke Netsuke

Netsuke of carved ivory, a lion-dog (kara-shishi) with forepaws on a circular egg out of which emerges a smaller lion-dog, unsigned: Japan

Netsuke Netsuke

Netsuke of carved ivory, mythical beast (kirin) sitting on its hindquarters and lifting its head, unsigned: Japan

Netsuke Netsuke

Netsuke of carved ivory, Minamoto no Yorimasa with bow and arrow accompanied by an attendant, pursuing the nue beast: Japan

Netsuke Netsuke

Netsuke of carved ivory, three demons being driven out of a house by a shower of beans (oni-yarai): Japan

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