Category Archives: Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Bone and Shell Work Box

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Bone and Shell Work Box. GORGEOUS late 19th Century work box from circa 1880. The box is made of beautiful Coromandel (Salamander) wood with a flowing edge. The Exterior is elegant simplicity…..relying on the gorgeousness of the coromandel patina and flowing edges….but the action starts when you open the box ! The…

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20C Anglo Indian Historical Document or Scroll Box

20C Anglo Indian Historical Document or Scroll Box. Presenting a HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND EXCEPTIONAL Anglo-Indian document or scroll box from the 1920’s…….1924 to be exact !! Made in Punjab…..in the style of Bombay Sadeli Mosaic.   Sir William Malcolm Hailey:  Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Hailey,_1st_Baron_Hailey The box is constructed of sandalwood but completely encased in the most GORGEOUS mosaic…

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19C Anglo Indian Heavily Carved Padouk and Sadeli Double Caddy

19C Anglo Indian Heavily Carved Padouk and Sadeli Double Caddy. GORGEOUS 19th Century Anglo-Indian double tea caddy…..from circa 1880. The Caddy is made from sandalwood encased in highly carved Padouk wood with deep reliefs and fretwork on the lid. It is edged in faux ivory, ebony and sadeli mosaic. Made in Bombay, India…..noted for its…

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19C Anglo Indian Carved Padouk and Sadeli Stationary Box

19C Anglo Indian Carved Padouk and Sadeli Stationary Box. LOVELY Anglo-Indian carved Padouk wood, faux ivory and sadeli mosaic stationary box. Made in Bombay, India in the 19th Century…..circa 1880. The box is constructed of sandalwood the covered in bone/faux ivory and carved Padouk panels depicting Elephants, Tigers and other animals in deep relief surrounded by…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sunburst Pattern Octagonal Document Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sunburst Pattern Octagonal Document Box. GORGEOUS Anglo-Indian octagonal shaped document box in sunburst pattern. Made in Vizagapatam, India in the 19th Century…..circa 1865. The box is constructed of sandalwood the covered in bone/faux ivory and rosewood in alternating sections in a sunburst pattern. It is then inlaid with what is known as…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sunburst Pattern Rectangular Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sunburst Pattern Rectangular Box. GORGEOUS Anglo-Indian rectangular shaped trinket box in sunburst pattern. Made in Vizagapatam, India in the 19th Century…..circa 1865. The box is constructed of sandalwood the covered in bone/faux ivory and rosewood in alternating sections in a sunburst pattern. It is then inlaid with what is known as sadeli…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Octagonal Sunburst Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Octagonal Sunburst Box. GORGEOUS Anglo-Indian octagonal shaped trinket box in sunburst pattern. Made in Vizagapatam, India in the 19th Century…..circa 1865. The box is constructed of sandalwood the covered in bone/faux ivory and rosewood in alternating sections in a sunburst pattern. It is then inlaid with what is known as sadeli…

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19C Anglo Indian Sikh Regiment Military Watercolor

19C Anglo Indian Sikh Regiment Military Watercolor . BEAUTIFUL AND RARE 19th Century original military watercolor. From Colonial India……. in the time of the Raj……circa 1880. The painting depicts an Indian Regiment during Colonial Indian times. The Sikh Regiment is a 19 battalion strong, infantry regiment of the Indian Army, drawing a bulk of its…

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20C Indian Teak and Brass Inlaid Magazine Rack

20C Indian Teak and Brass Inlaid Magazine Rack. Lovely late 20th Century Indian carved teak Magazine Rack with brass inlay. The top is flat and is heavily carved in floral motifs with a central medallion inlaid with brass in a floral motif. The top is then inlaid with brass stringing on the inside of the…

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20C Anglo Indian Miniature Campaign Chest of Drawers

20C Anglo Indian Miniature Campaign Chest of Drawers. NICE little miniature campaign chest of drawers. Circa 1940……..just before Indian independence……bounded in brass with recessed brass handles…..for easy carriage. Top inlaid with brass stringing………………..each corner is banded with brass to protect it from damage whilst in carriage. The front of each drawer, likewise, has matching brass…

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