Category Archives: Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Box. STUNNING little 19th Century Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell & Bone Box.   Made in Vizagapatam, India circa 1870. The central motif or hand-painted cartouche on the fretwork lid is of a sacred elephant. Edged and banded in bone. Sits on four hand carved lions paw feet.…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sandalwood and Bone Casket Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sandalwood and Bone Casket Box. GORGEOUS 19th Century Anglo-Indian sandalwood and bone/faux ivory box from circa 1880. Made in Vizagapatam, India. Nice small and neat proportions. Beautiful fret work on lid. Hand-painted using ‘lac’ ink. Still retains its original purple velvet lining. Sits on 4 carved lions paw feet. SUPERB CONDITION…

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20C Indo Persian Mosaic Wall Mirror

20C Indo Persian Mosaic Wall Mirror. LOVELY 20th Century Indo-Persian mosaic Wall mirror…….from circa 1980. Edged in faux ivory or bone……and completely covered in glorious Indo-Persian mosaic…..similar to Sadeli Mosaic……geometric patterns made of faux ivory, stained faux ivory, stained wood and GOLD flecks. Banded in ebony stringing. The entire frame has been heavily lacquered on top…

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19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box

19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box. LOVELY 19th Century Anglo-Indian Carved sandalwood wood and Sadeli Mosaic Box of Hunt Scene box. Made circa 1870 in Bombay, India during the Rule of the British Empire. This box is made of sandalwood but has heavily carved sandalwood raised panels or reliefs on all sides and…

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19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box of Kali

19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box of Kali. LOVELY 19C Anglo-Indian Carved Rosewood & Sadeli Mosaic Box of Kali Hindu Goddess. 19th Century Anglo-Indian Sandalwood box with  heavily carved rosewood panel reliefs on all sides. It is banded in Bombay Sadeli Mosaic and faux ivory. The sadeli mosaic is a famous Bombay area tradition…..it…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Shell and Faux Ivory Work Box – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Shell and Faux Ivory Work Box. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 19th Century Anglo-Ceylonese ………………. Coromandel, Shell & Faux Ivory Work Box from Colonial Ceylon. This box was made circa 1870 in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) when it was part of the British Empire….these pieces are often referred to as Anglo-Indian because there was…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Expandable and Foldable Book Rack – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Expandable and Foldable Book Rack. Another EXTREMELY RARE piece from our large Anglo-Indian Collection. This is an expandable and foldable book rack from Colonial India circa 1880. Made in Vizagapatam, India from sandalwood…..inlaid with faux ivory……both ends are completely covered in GLORIOUS faux blonde shell and bone or faux ivory frieze…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Bone Picture Frame – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Bone Picture Frame………..GORGEOUS and EXTREMELY RARE piece !!! This is a picture frame made in Colonial India circa 1880…..made of sandalwood and completed covered in gorgeous faux blonde tortoiseshell and bone or faux ivory fretwork and frieze panels. Edged and banded in faux ivory and all hand-painted using lac ink…..an…

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Hand Colored Aquatint of Hindu Scene by Captain Grindlay – VERY RARE

Hand Colored Aquatint of Hindu Scene by Captain Grindlay. FANTASTIC AND EXTREMELY RARE Hand Colored Aquatint Preparation for a Suttee or the Immolation of a Hindu Widow by Captain Grindlay. Hand colored aquatint or  engraved etching from Colonial India…..circa 1858. Hand Colored Aquatint of Hindu Scene by Captain Grindlay. Titled: ‘Preparation of a Suttee or…

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19C Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Domed Sandalwood and Faux Ivory Stationery Box

19C Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Domed Sandalwood and Faux Ivory Stationery Box. LOVELY piece of Anglo-Indian history from circa 1860. Made in Vizagapatam, India…….famous for its shell and bone craftsmanship and exquisite pieces ! This casket or domed shaped stationery box is PERFECT for the entry-level collector of Anglo-Indian or just someone who loves the simple beauty…

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