Category Archives: Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese

19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Mosaic Writing Slope

19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Mosaic Writing Slope. LOVELY 19th Century……circa 1870……Anglo-Indian writing slope ! The box is made from sandalwood…….it is covered with highly carved reliefs of sandalwood with animals and foliage scenes. It is edged with faux ivory and ebony stringing and banded with sadeli mosaic from Bombay. It opens to reveal the…

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Early 19C Anglo Indian Sarchophagus Sewing Box – VERY RARE

Early 19C Anglo Indian Sarchophagus Sewing Box.   The box is in a classic sarchophagus shape……reminiscent of an Egyptian/Summarian Coffin. The box is flanked on either side by scroll shaped ends……with a raised lid. The box is completely covered in Sadeli Mosaic. It is edged in faux ivory and ebony stringing. SADELI MOSAIC: “Anglo Indian…

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20C Anglo Indian Teak and Faux Ivory Cigarette Dispenser

20C Anglo Indian Teak and Faux Ivory Cigarette Dispenser. Another RARE and HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE Anglo-Indian piece !! From circa 1920. The dispenser is made of teak and is beautifully inlaid using faux ivory, bone and mother of pearl. The box sits on a plinth with polka dot faux ivory inserts all around to decorate. The…

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20C Anglo Indian Teak and Faux Ivory Cigar Box

20C Anglo Indian Teak and Faux Ivory Cigar Box. ONE for the STOGIE LOVERS !! A really cute little early 20th Century Anglo-Indian teak and faux ivory cigar box. It is quite RARE….believe it or not !! Made circa 1920. The lid/top is inlaid with faux ivory with foliage and an elephant as the central…

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19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Glove Box

19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Glove Box. Lovely little Anglo-Indian glove box from circa 1890. Made in Bombay area from sandalwood. The raised panels are highly carved depicting animals and foliage and are edged in famous Sadeli Mosaic. Sadeli mosaic is the name given to the use by craftsmen from Bombay of a micro-mosaic…

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19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Glove Box

19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Glove Box Lovely little Anglo-Indian glove box from circa 1890. Made in Bombay area from sandalwood. The raised panels are highly carved depicting animals and foliage and are edged in famous Sadeli Mosaic. Sadeli mosaic is the name given to the use by craftsmen from Bombay of…

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19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Mosaic Book Cover – RARE

19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Mosaic Book Cover…………………………………..This is a VERY RARE piece of Anglo-Indian history !! From circa 1890……it is a highly carved sandalwood cover with raised reliefs….. bordered with Sadeli Mosaic from Bombay…..and edged in faux ivory and ebony stringing. The fact that this is an Book Cover for holding and keeping you…

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19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Mosaic Photo Album – RARE

19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Mosaic Photo Album………………………This is a VERY RARE piece of Anglo-Indian history !! From circa 1890……it is a highly carved sandalwood cover with raised reliefs….. bordered with Sadeli Mosaic from Bombay…..and edged in faux ivory and ebony stringing. The fact that this is an Album for holding and displaying early photographs…

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19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box

19C Anglo Indian Highly Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box. LOVELY 19th Century……circa 1880…..Anglo-Indian Box from the “Time of the Raj”. The box is made of sandalwood with highly carved reliefs on all sides depicting various animals and foliage. The box is edged in faux ivory and ebony stringing and bordered with gorgeous Sadeli Mosiaic…

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19C Anglo Indian Sadeli Mosaic and Tumbleblock Pattern Glove Box

19C Anglo Indian Sadeli Mosaic and Tumbleblock Pattern Glove Box. VERY NICE 19th Century Anglo-Indian glove box from circa 1870. Made from sandalwood but heavily inlaid with Bombay Sadeli mosaic and tumbleblock geometric patterns all over. Under the lid there is a sadeli mosaic medallion. The box is edged in bone/faux ivory. Some minor damage…

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