Collectibles

Antique and Vintage Ethnic and Tribal Artifacts and Jewelry from the Mid East to China to Africa is found in our Collectibles section. Shop Rita's collection of Mid Eastern and N. African clothing and textiles, as well as treasures from her Antique hunting in Europe, such as antique brooches and fans. Rita had a passion for finding unusual ethnic pieces to add to her collection, even if they weren't beads!


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African Hat Decorated with Shells and Beads, Nigeria or Ghana - COL029African Hat Decorated with Shells and Beads, Nigeria or Ghana - COL029$190.00African Hat with Shells and Beads, Nigeria or Ghana Collectibles Item 029African Mask with Headdress - COL032African Mask with Headdress - COL032$200.00African Mask with Headdress, Old. We're looking to get more information on this unusual item! Collectibles Item 032African Traditional Hat, 1900s - COL030African Traditional Hat, 1900s - COL030$125.00African Traditional Hat, 1900s. Collectibles Item 030African Wood Tools, With Protective Circle-Dot Motif - COL184African Wood Tools, With Protective Circle-Dot Motif - COL184$80.00African wood tools or decorative items, decorated with dot-circle motif. Each 7" long. Price is for all. Formerly Pendant Item 185. Now Collectibles Item 184Antique Burmese or Thai Cotton Wrist Cuff, with Brass Hanging Pendants - COL042Antique Burmese or Thai Cotton Wrist Cuff, with Brass Hanging Pendants - COL042$225.00Burma or Thailand: Plaited cotton cords forming a wrist cuff with three ties; embellished with small brass ball pendants. Probably warrior armor. Collectibles Item 042
Antique Cast Brass Cylindrical Hand Bell, Tribal India - COL143Antique Cast Brass Cylindrical Hand Bell, Tribal India - COL143$35.00Antique Cast Brass Cylindrical hand bell, Tribal India. Nice detailing on the brass. Collectibles Item 143Antique Ethnic Chinese Stone Stamp Cube with Engraving on Each Side - COL125Antique Ethnic Chinese Stone Stamp Cube with Engraving on Each Side - COL125$320.00Chinese green stone chop (stamp) cube with engraved pictograms on all surfaces, ancient or very very old Collectibles Item 125Antique Ink Well, Portugal - COL249Antique Ink Well, Portugal - COL249$35.00Antique Portuguese ink well. Very charming! Purchased in England or Spain. Formerly Antique Item 249, now Collectibles Item 249Antique Leather Card with Painting of Victorian Couple, England - COL137Antique Leather Card with Painting of Victorian Couple, England - COL137$35.00Antique leather card decorated with a painting of a Victorian couple, England. Rita did a lot of antique shopping while living in Oxford for 3 months in the early 1990's. Collectibles Item 137Antique Mask from Ivory Coast - COL186Antique Mask from Ivory Coast - COL186$195.00Antique Mask, Baule, Ivory Coast, 14 inches long Collectibles Item 186
Antique or Vintage Black Silk Textile with Embrodered Flowers and Birds, China - COL059Antique or Vintage Black Silk Textile with Embrodered Flowers and Birds, China - COL059$60.00China. Black silk with embroidered flowers and birds. Probably trimmmed from a robe or dress. Antique, possibly vintage. From Rita's travels to China in the 1980's. A lovely piece. Collectibles Item 059Balkan Niello Enameled Silver and Black Belt, Antique - COL333Balkan Niello Enameled Silver and Black Belt, Antique - COL333$175.00Antique Niello Balkan Silver and Black Enameled belt. 31" long. Might be broken up for pendants. Collectibles Item 333Beaded Bag with Rose decorations, Antique, England - COL230Beaded Bag with Rose decorations, Antique, England - COL230$125.00Beaded Bag with Rose decorations, Antique, England with silver purse frame. Formerly Antique Item 230, Now Collectibles Item 230Brass Statue of Standing Man, Ghana - COL127Brass Statue of Standing Man, Ghana - COL127$150.00Ghana, Brass statue of a standing man Collectibles Item 127Carved Boxwood Statue of Hotei, China - COL130Carved Boxwood Statue of Hotei, China - COL130$225.00Chinese carved boxwood statue of Hotei - god of happiness. Collectibles Item 130
Carved Statue of Immortal, China - COL128Carved Statue of Immortal, China - COL128$250.00Chinese carved wood statue of an immortal. Collectibles Item 128Carved Wood Drummer Statue, Africa - COL113Carved Wood Drummer Statue, Africa - COL113$50.00Africa, Nicely carved wood statue of a drummer, stained dark brown. Collectibles Item 113Carved Wood Head Rest, Ethiopia - COL131Carved Wood Head Rest, Ethiopia - COL131$100.00Ethiopian carved wood head rest, 1900's. Collectibles Item 131Carved Wood Statue of Elephant, W. Africa - COL132Carved Wood Statue of Elephant, W. Africa - COL132$675.00Carved wood statue of a double headed elephant, West Africa. Intended to be hung from a suspension loop. Collectibles Item 132Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Box, Antique, Hong Kong - COL221Chinese Cloisonne Snuff Box, Antique, Hong Kong - COL221$225.00Chinese Cloisonne snuff box, antique, Hong Kong. 2 1/2" tall. Formerly Antique Item 001, Now Collectibles 221
Chinese Embroidered Textile with Cloth Fasteners, Xian - COL199Chinese Embroidered Textile with Cloth Fasteners, Xian - COL199$25.00Textile with cloth fasteners, 9 by 9" Collectibles Item 199Cloisonne Snuff Box, Antique, China - COL222Cloisonne Snuff Box, Antique, China - COL222$225.00Cloisonne snuff box, antique, China. 2" tall. Formerly Antique Item 002, Now Collectibles Item 222Collectibles Item 004Collectibles Item 004$85.00Child's Tiger Hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 005Collectibles Item 005$35.00Child's Tiger Hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 007Collectibles Item 007$25.00Child's Tiger Hat, Xian China
Collectibles Item 008Collectibles Item 008$60.00Child's Tiger Hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 009Collectibles Item 009$60.00Tiger Hat, Xian, ChinaCollectibles Item 010Collectibles Item 010$95.00Children's Tiger Hat, Xian, China, 1930's.Collectibles Item 011Collectibles Item 011$100.00Tiger Hat, Xian, ChinaCollectibles Item 014Collectibles Item 014$50.00Vintage Children's Tiger hat, Xian, China, 1930's.
Collectibles Item 015Collectibles Item 015$75.00Tiger Hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 017Collectibles Item 017$75.00Tiger hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 018Collectibles Item 018$25.00Tiger hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 019Collectibles Item 019$40.00Tiger hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 022Collectibles Item 022$40.00Tiger hat, Xian China
Collectibles Item 023Collectibles Item 023$50.00Tiger hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 024Collectibles Item 024$40.00Tiger Hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 025Collectibles Item 025$25.00Tiger hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 026Collectibles Item 026$50.00Tiger hat, Xian ChinaCollectibles Item 049Collectibles Item 049$150.00Afghan. Hand embroidered hat with coloful geometric design, inspired by carpet and silk fabric patterns, antique.
Collectibles Item 050Collectibles Item 050$150.00Afghan. Hand embroidered hat with geometrical designs from carpets and fabrics. Collectibles Item 200Collectibles Item 200$95.00Child's Birthday hat, Xian, ChinaColorful Woven Afghani Hat - COL053Colorful Woven Afghani Hat - COL053$25.00Colorful Woven Afghani Hat Collectibles Item 053Copper and Brass Lantern with Hebrew Engraving, Israel - COL055Copper and Brass Lantern with Hebrew Engraving, Israel - COL055$165.00Antique Copper lantern fixture of copper and brass elements and chain, with Hebrew engraving around the base, Israel. Collectibles Item 055Embroidered Bag, Xian, China - COL201Embroidered Bag, Xian, China - COL201$45.00Beautifully embroidered shopping bag, Xian China collectibles/collectibles-item-201 Collectibles Item 201
Embroidered Bedouin Purse, Egypt - COL148Embroidered Bedouin Purse, Egypt - COL148$125.00Embroidered Bedouin purse Collectibles Item 148Engraved Antique Brass Cup, India - COL134 Engraved Antique Brass Cup, India - COL134 $50.00Engraved Antique Brass Goblet, India. Designs depict Indian gods. Collectibles Item 134Forged Metal Anklet, with Large Flat Bells, Nigeria - COL041Forged Metal Anklet, with Large Flat Bells, Nigeria - COL041$200.00Antique forged metal anklet with large flat bells, Nigeria. Possibly related to African slave trade. Collectibles Item 041Handmade Antique Chinese Red Silk Child's Tiger Hat, Xian, China - COL006Handmade Antique Chinese Red Silk Child's Tiger Hat, Xian, China - COL006$95.00Handmade Antique Chinese Red Silk Child's Tiger Hat, Xian, China. Chinese babies and children wear these hats from infancy through adolescence, as protection against evil spirits, and to bring good fortune and success. This is a wonderful hat to display or give as a gift. Antique, early 1900's. Acquired in Xian, China in the 1980's. Collectibles Item 006Handmade Antique Chinese Silk Embroidered Child's Tiger Hat, Xian, China - COL016Handmade Antique Chinese Silk Embroidered Child's Tiger Hat, Xian, China - COL016$75.00Handmade Antique Chinese Silk Embroidered Child's Tiger Hat, Xian, China Chinese babies and children wear these hats from infancy through adolescence, as protection against evil spirits, and to bring good fortune and success. This is a wonderful hat to display or give as a gift. Antique, early 1900's. Acquired in Xian, China in the 1980's. Collectibles Item 016
Large Antique African Pipes, Congo, Group of 2 - COL187Large Antique African Pipes, Congo, Group of 2 - COL187$180.00Antique pipes, Kuba, Democratic Republic of Congo Group of 2 Collectibles Item 187Large Brass Wall Candle Holder, Vintage, Mexico - COL065Large Brass Wall Candle Holder, Vintage, Mexico - COL065$45.00Latin America. Large, brass wall-hanging candle holder. Collectibles Item 065Moroccan Berber Silver and Brass Fibula, Antique - COL243Moroccan Berber Silver and Brass Fibula, Antique - COL243$95.00Antique Berber silver and brass fibula. 6" tall. Formerly Antique Item 043, Now Collectibles Item 243Nomadic Afghani Hat - COL056Nomadic Afghani Hat - COL056$100.00Nomadic Afghani Hat. Collectibles Item 056Nomadic Afghani Hat with Metallic Fiber Fabric and Hand Knotted Border - COL052Nomadic Afghani Hat with Metallic Fiber Fabric and Hand Knotted Border - COL052$45.00Nomadic Afghani Hat with Metallic Fiber Fabric and Hand Knotted Border. Collectibles Item 052
Nomadic Afghani Silk Hat - COL054Nomadic Afghani Silk Hat - COL054$100.00Nomadic Afghani Silk Hat - COL054 Collectibles Item 054Sheet Metal Vintage Decorative Mask, Mexico - COL129Sheet Metal Vintage Decorative Mask, Mexico - COL129$65.00Wonderful vintage sheet-metal mask, Mexico. Collectibles Item 129Silent Butler, Brass and Wood, 1800's or early 1900's, England - C039Silent Butler, Brass and Wood, 1800's or early 1900's, England - C039$75.00Antique Brass and wood "Silent Butler", England. 1800's or early 1900's. A find! Collectibles Item 039Silver Coptic Cross, Antique, Egypt - COL242Silver Coptic Cross, Antique, Egypt - COL242$135.00Coin silver Coptic Cross from Egypt, Antique. 9 1/2" tall. Formerly Antique Item 042, now Collectibles 242Silver Door Knocker, Antique, England - COL261Silver Door Knocker, Antique, England - COL261$65.00Charming antique silver door knocker, England. A little less than 3" tall from loop to loop and about 1" wide. Formerly Pendant Item 061, now Collectibles Item 261
Tin Milagro Hamsa Wall Decoration, Mexico - COL220Tin Milagro Hamsa Wall Decoration, Mexico - COL220$6.00Milagro Hamsa Wall Decoration, Mexico. Adorned with hearts and mirror. 5 1/2" tall including bail. 3 styles available. A sweet holiday gift! Collectibles Item 220Traditional Chinese Slippers, Antique, China - COL020Traditional Chinese Slippers, Antique, China - COL020$40.00Traditional Chinese Slippers, Antique, China - COL020Tribal Ugher Hat - COL028Tribal Ugher Hat - COL028$70.00Tribal Ugher Hat. Collectibles Item 028Tribal Yoruba Carved Wood Sceptor, with Bead Ornaments, Antique, West Africa - C047Tribal Yoruba Carved Wood Sceptor, with Bead Ornaments, Antique, West Africa - C047$250.00West Africa, Nigeria - Yoruba. Carved wood sceptor of a man with a long face; with bead ornaments, antique. Collectibles Item 047Turkish Silver Belt Buckle, Antique, Turkey - COL115Turkish Silver Belt Buckle, Antique, Turkey - COL115$135.00Turkish Silver Belt Buckle, Antique, Turkey. Intricate and beautiful silverwork on this buckle. Likely silver quality between coin and sterling. Stamped in back. Buckles measure 2" and 3" long. Formerly Antique Item 115, Now Collectibles Item 115
Vintage Ethnographic Hat, Afghanistan - COL031Vintage Ethnographic Hat, Afghanistan - COL031$80.00Vintage Ethnographic Hat, Afghanistan. Collectibles Item 031Wood carving, AfricaWood carving, Africa$250.00Wood carving, Africa Collectibles Item 220Wooden purse, Antique, China - COL213Wooden purse, Antique, China - COL213$125.00Antique wooden container, China. 3 1/2 inches wide. Formerly Antique Item 013, Now Collectibles Item 213