Indian Collectibles


StoneHouse Artifacts collectables includes the unusual and the common place from Indian culture. We carry a large selection of rare spice scales (Dhari scales) from Kerala, ornate lassi cups from the Punjab, antique ceramic ink bottles, Hindu religious Mandir’s and teak korbels, to an old Kerala dug-out canoe.

 Ink Bottles/British Colonial

Dark glazed ceramic bottles used to transport ink from England to the Indian sub-continent.  British Colonial item.

Size:

9″ (H)  x 4″ (dia.)

Year:

19th C.

Price:

$70.00

Lassi Cups

Etched brass and nickel plating, these old cups are from the Punjab. Made around the 1950’s. Heavy, sturdy, and unique. Great for use as vases or pen holders . Not to be used for drinking.

Sizes:

6-3/4″ (H)   x  3-3/2″ (dia.)

Year:

20th C.

Price:

$58.00

 Ink Bottles/British Colonial

Assorted Cream colored glazed ceramic bottles used to transport ink from England to the Indian sub-continent. British Colonial.

 Sizes:

Varied

Year:

19th C.

Price:

$70.00

 Burmese Tiles

Four Terra Cotta tiles from Burma.  Green and gold glaze.  Leaf and flower motif, cutwork design.

Size:

9-3/8″ (W)   x  12-1/4″ (H)   x   1-1/8″ (D)

Weight:

19 lbs. 12 oz.

Year:

Vintage

Price:

$85.00 each, 4 available

Bismar /Dhari Scales

Old Spice scales from the back waters of Kerala, India. Used by the spice buyers as they traveled the interior for weighing burlap sacs of Ginger and Black Pepper. Hang your finest textile collections from these exquisite historical pieces. This type of weighted scale is called Bismar, also known as Dhari scales in India. They are of an ancient design. Ours are rosewood with bronze weighted ends and hangers. Very old.

Please inquire about sizes. 10 available.

Sizes:

41″ – 43″ (L) x 3/4″ (dia.) tapering to 1-1/8″ (dia.) with 1-3/4″ – 2-1/4″ (dia.) Bronze weight at ends

Weights:

2-1/2 to 3 lbs.

Price:

$240.00 each

Coconut Scraper

Antique Culinary Tool – Coconut Scraper from South India. Hand carved hard wood with a serrated metal piece for scraping the inside of a coconut. Has an inscription on the front. Wear is consistent with age.

Size:

12″ (L)   x   5″ (W)  x   4″ (H)

Weight:

1 lb.  2 oz.

Year:

Early 20th C.

Price:

$70.00

Korbels/Pair

Architectural corbels from the top of an antique pillar. Hand carved. Display on your mantle or table. Have back hooks for hanging on the wall.

Size:

10-5/8″ (L)   x  4-3/4″ (W)   x  6″ (H)

Weight:

11 lbs. 10 oz.

Year:

Early 19th C.

Price:

$175.00 each

Spice Trays

Wooden spice trays from Kerala.  Hand carved tray that holds spices in the kitchen, may be used for votives.  Dark wood.

Size:

Approx  5-1/2 “(W)   x   8″ (L)   x   1-3/8” (H)

Weight:

1 lb. 8 oz.

Year:

Vintage

Price:

$48.00 each

Lotus Incense Burners

Newly made brass Lotus style incense burners. Twisting the bud opens/closes the ‘flower’. We have two different sizes.

Sizes:

5″ (dia.)  x  4-1/4″ (H)
4″ (dia.)  x  3-1/2″ (H)

Year:

New

Price:

$28 Larger size
$24 Smaller size

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