Available in Person at the Museum Shop

Country & Eastern stock an exciting array of artefacts and items from South East Asia, while most of our catalogue is available to purchase online through our shop, there are objects which due to either size or variations are only available for purchase in person at our shop located at The South Asia Collection in Norwich

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Gifts

Country & Eastern offers a wide range of gift items, some of which are shown here. Our Gallery in Norwich is where we stock many unusual, decorative and useful items.

Some of the ranges within Gifts include:

  • Decorated boxes, plates and trays
  • Napkin rings, coasters and small knobs
  • Hand painted – papier mache, wood and metal items
  • Candlesticks, hooks and hangers
  • Metal or wooden figures, birds and animals
  • Cards and paper items
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Deities and Statues

Country & Eastern stock a very wide range of cast and lost wax Indian and Nepalese deities and other figures. Included are the following deities:

  • Buddha
  • Shiva
  • Ganesh
  • Lakshmi
  • Vishnu
  • Radha and Krishna
  • Nataraja
  • Hanuman
  • Nandi
country & eastern embroideries

Embroideries

Country & Eastern offers a wide selection of, primarily, old embroideries including:

  • Uzbek embroideries on silk or cotton
  • Gujarat embroidered Torans
  • Chaklas embroidered and beaded
  • Chanduras and doorward hangings
  • Saris and Dupattas
  • Rabiri shawls
  • Orissa
country & eastern metal work

Copper & Brass

Country & Eastern have been buying copper and brass from Bazaars throughout Pakistan and India for over 40 years, and offer a wide range of old and new copper and brass items:

  • Rice bowls
  • Engraved plates and trays
  • Engraved Lassi mugs
  • Ladles and spoons
  • Singing bowls
country & eastern furniture available in the shop

Furniture

Country & Eastern stock a limited range of distressed and painted furniture together with antique wooden and brass and iron bound chests.

Everyday Objects

Country & Eastern stock a wide range of everyday objects from South Asia including:

  • Spice boxes
  • Chapatti rolling pins are and boards
  • Temple ash containers
  • Board games
  • Tobacco boxes
  • Wooden bowls – all sizes
  • Mortars
  • Antique locks
  • Grain seeders
  • Burmese lacquer bowls
  • Medicine boxes

Printing Blocks

A major part of Country & Eastern’s stock comprises of wood block hand printed items from most of India’s textile printing centres. Country & Eastern collect old printing blocks including very fine blocks used in printing for embroidered Kashmiri shawls and clothing.

Prices range from £1.95 up to £25 – 35

Jewellery

Country & Eastern offers two ranges of silver jewellery. One range features semi precious stones and the other plain silver.

We also sell a range of costume jewellery.

Mirrors

We stock a large selection of mirrors

Paintings

Country & Eastern sell a range of framed and unframed pictures by artists from South Asia. They focus in on traditional works of art including:

  • Warli paintings
  • Bhil paintings
  • Gond paintings
  • Pithora paintings
  • Miniature paintings
  • Santal paintings
  • Khovar and Sohrai paintings from Jharkhand