Category Archives: Antiquities

3rd Century Red Sandstone Elephant

PRESENTING a STUNNING piece of Indian Antiquity from circa the 3rd Century, namely, a 3rd Century Red Sandstone Elephant . From Central India. The piece was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s or Christies of New York Auction pre-2004. Sotheby’s and Christies operate a twice yearly auction of Southeast Asian Art & Antiquities…

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Vintage Indian Door Tapestry

PRESENTING A LOVELY Vintage Indian Door Tapestry. Early 20th Century, circa 1920. Probably from Central India. Made of Cotton and hand stitched or embroidered with various native Indian images of cattle, tigers, elephants, birds. Also features Hindu Deities of Ganesh, Shiva, Vishnu, etc. Indian script and floral motifs. Dancing ladies. Swastika symbols for ‘good fortune’.…

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Vintage Indian Tapestry of a Mughal Emperor

Vintage Indian Tapestry of a Mughal Emperor PRESENTING A BEAUTIFUL Vintage Indian Tapestry of a Mughal Emperor . We are of the opinion that this is from the early 20th Century, circa 1920. Made of Cotton and hand-painted with an image of a Mughal Emperor on horseback. He is followed by a servant on horseback…

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Tang Dynasty Style Ceramic House

PRESENTING A FABULOUS Tang Dynasty Style Ceramic House. Most likely a Chinese Government sanctioned reproduction of a 10th Century tomb piece. 20th Century. The house is in the style of a Tang Dynasty House from circa 900 AD. It is in the style of a house recovered from the tomb of a wealthy Chinese person…

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Vintage Indian Tapestry of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal

PRESENTING A BEAUTIFUL and ICONIC Vintage Indian Tapestry of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. We are of the opinion that this is from the early 20th Century, circa 1920. Made of Cotton and hand-painted with an image of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal , with the former prsenting the Taj Mahal to his lover Mumtaz…

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Antique Indian Shiva Cotton Tapestry

PRESENTING A GLORIOUS Antique Indian Shiva Cotton Tapestry. We are of the opinion that this is from the late 19th Century, circa 1880. Made of Cotton and hand-painted with an image of Shiva, heavily bejeweled with her third eye and an elaborate headress that curls and ends in what appear to be lotus flowers and…

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15C Gilt-Copper Garuda Repousse Plaque

PRESENTING A GORGEOUS 15C Gilt-Copper Garuda Repousse Plaque. From circa 1450 this is a stunning piece of Indian antiquity. From Central India. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s New York Auction some time between 2000 and 2008. You can see from the photos where the…

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11C Red Sandstone Pot Bellied Vishnu Carving

PRESENTING A STUNNING 11C Red Sandstone Pot Bellied Vishnu Carving. From Central India. This piece has impeccable Provenance ! It was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s New York Auction some time between 2000 and 2008. You can see from the photos where the Sotheby’s circular label would once have been on the…

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5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess

PRESENTING a STUNNING piece of Indian Antiquity from circa the 5th Century, namely, a 5th Century Indian Headless Bust Stone Carving of a Princess . From Central India. The piece was purchased by a Private Dallas Collector at Sotheby’s or Christies of New York Auction pre-2004. Sale Number 7281, Lot No. 465. Sotheby’s and Christies…

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19C Thai Bronze Buddha Head on Stand

PRESENTING a STUNNING 19C Thai Bronze Buddha Head on Stand. From circa 1860-80 and from South Eastern Asia, most likely Thailand. This is a hollow cast bronze head of Buddha, in the classic South East Asian design and style. Evidence of genuine aging and oxidation, as one would expect. There is a hole in the…

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