The hunting whistle was used for sending messages using locally agreed signals, similar to the use of drums elsewhere. Though limited in tone, coded signals could convey numerous types of messages to the fields, the forest, another village, the...View product
Taxidermy, peculiar objects, curiosities and a healthy dose of bonkers.
This is a Lime Pot, used for holding slaked lime powder as an ingredient in a betel nut concoction to get the user buzzing. Betel nut is the seed of the fruit of the areca palm. It is also known...View product
Some finds tick the mad inventor box. Can I get this projector working? Can I turn it into a lamp for my studio? Where are the slides? This lamp/projector is made by the Tokyo Electric Company, somewhere around the 1930s...View product
An absolutely stunning collection of original ephemera from the Golden Age of San Francisco. The book contains flyers from events, cards and photos that show a life well lived by a socialite. An absolute delight for the ephemera collector or...View product
A beautiful armband from the Igbo people in Africa. I grabbed an interesting titbit from wiki which reads as follows: Igbo art is known for various types of masquerade, masks and outfits symbolising people, animals, or abstract conceptions. Bronze castings...View product
In worn/used condition but would look great ironed out and professionally framed.View product