Author Archives: Nevan O Shaughnessy

Vishnu Buff Sandstone Central India

PRESENTING a STUNNING piece of Indian Antiquity from the 12th Century, namely, a Vishnu Buff Sandstone Central India. From Central India. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s New York Auction on 24th March 2004. Sale Number 7975, Lot No. 34. Sotheby’s operate a twice yearly…

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2nd Century Red Sandstone Fragment of a Woman

PRESENTING a STUNNING LITTLE piece of Southeast Asian Antiquity, namely, a Double-sided 2nd Century Red Sandstone Fragment of a Woman. From India, Uttar Pradesh, Mathura. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Christie’s New York Auction on 31st March 2005. Sale Number 1492, Lot No. 43. Christie’s…

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Babu Xavier Watercolor on Paper Bird & Woman

Babu Xavier Watercolor on Paper Bird & Woman PRESENTING a GLORIOUS Contemporary piece of Art by a recognized Indian Master – Babu Xavier Watercolor on Paper Bird & Woman . This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s New York Auction on 18th September 2008. Sale No:…

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Paresh Maity Watercolor on Board – Encounter I

PRESENTING a GLORIOUS Contemporary piece of Art by a recognized Indian Master – Paresh Maity Watercolor on Board – Encounter I. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s New York Auction on 18th September 2008. Lot No. 30. Sotheby’s operate a twice yearly auction of Southeast…

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19C Reverse Glass Painting of Shiva, Parvati and Ganesh from the Pal Collection

PRESENTING a STUNNING and HIGHLY DESIRABLE and IMPORTANT 19C Reverse Glass Painting of Shiva, Parvati and Ganesh from the Pal Collection. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Christie’s New York Auction on 20th March 2008. Sale Number 2112, Lot No. 290. Christie’s operate a twice yearly…

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Empire Style Canterbury Side Table

PRESENTING A BEAUTIFUL Empire Style Canterbury Side Table. Made of flame mahogany, ebony and gilt and brass banding. The table has a frieze gallaried top edged in Grecian themed pierced brass molding. It has four supporting columns on each corner with ebony topped pillars and gilt accents. The mid-section of the table is again an…

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19C Large Civil War Era Bronze and Tin Pitcher

PRESENTING a FABULOUS historic treasure of times past, namely, a 19C Large Civil War Era Bronze and Tin Pitcher. From circa 1850, this is an American frontier piece. It appears to be made of bronzed tin with brass and copper elements. Legitimate evidence of age with historic repairs/patches. Holds 2 gallons of liquid. Was most…

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Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1st Edition

PRESENTING a GLORIOUSLY RARE BOOK …. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs Grosset 1st Edition. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [c. 1914 (1929)]. 8vo. [6], 392 pp. Frontisp. silhouette by Fred J. Arting printed on glossy stock. Red cloth, black lettering front cover & spine (minor bumping to corners), w/ d.j. wraparound cover…

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Tarzan and the Lion Man by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1st Edition

PRESENTING a GLORIOUSLY RARE BOOK …. Tarzan and the Lion Man by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1st Edition. An attractive first edition/first printing, gray decorated cloth with black lettering a red “Janus” illustration in Near Fine condition with light soiling, little chipping mainly along spine ends. Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc. Publishers, Tarzana, CA, 1934. Hardcover. First…

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Pair of Matching Side Tables or Nightstands with Gilt Accents

PRESENTING A LOVELY Pair of Matching Side Tables or Nightstands with Gilt Accents. British circa 1920. Originally, these mahogany tables would have been ‘music cabinets’…..designed for holding records. Made of mahogany, they have a gorgeous geometric diamond shaped veneer on all sides. The bevelled and egg and dart edges have been gilted in 24kt gold,…

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