Category Archives: Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese

18C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Casket – EXCEPTIONAL AND RARE

18C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Casket. GORGEOUS AND RARE late 18th Century…..circa 1780…..Anglo-Indian lidded casket. Made in Vizagapatam, India……..sandalwood casket with bone/faux ivory edging and banding. The banding is hand decorated with lac ink (indelible ink made from ground beetles) in floral patterns. The lid lifts to reveal and casket for storage of jewelry or valuable…

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19C Anglo Indian Serving Tray of Taj Mahal

19C Anglo Indian Serving Tray of Taj Mahal. Lovely 19th Century Anglo-Indian serving tray made of rosewood with bone inlay depicting the Taj Mahal. Made circa 1880…….probably for campaign purposes for British Army Officers. Made in Hoshiarpur, India……an are renowned for this type of work. 19C Anglo Indian Serving Tray of Taj Mahal. Being sold…

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19C British Colonial Single Tea Caddy

19C British Colonial Single Tea Caddy. Lovely little single Tea Caddy from circa 1830. Made of rosewood with bone overlay and escutcheon. Original lining. Single caddies were more popular than double caddies in the late 18th Century and early 19th Century due to the expensive cost of tea……it was almost as expensive as gold…..hence a…

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18C Anglo Indian Vizigapatam Pocket Watch Display Box

18C Anglo Indian Vizigapatam Pocket Watch Display Box. LOVELY little box of incredible quality. Box made in Vizigapatam, India circa 1780. Made of ebonized sandalwood and bone inlay and edging decorated with lac ink on lions paw feet. Made to display a Ladies Pocket Watch………….beautiful and RARE !! ANGLO-INDIAN BOXES: Anglo Indian boxes were made…

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20C Indian Inlaid Elephant Leg Coffee Table

20C Indian Inlaid Elephant Leg Coffee Table. Really pretty and functional small coffee table from India…..circa 1910. Table made of teak …..inlaid with marquetry and bone. Lady & Gent (Lovers) having a picnic under a tree with flowers surrounding them and house in background. Legs in the form of elephant heads with faux ivory tusks.…

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20C Pair of Indian Brass and Cold painted Rose Vases

20C Pair of Indian Brass and Cold painted Rose Vases. Nice pair of matching Indian Brass and hand-painted rose vases……from circa 1940. The vases are fluted…….larger at the rim and narrowing to a circular base. Both vases are chased with floral design……………. then cold painted with burgundy, pink, red and green paint colors. INDIAN BRASSWARE: Benares…

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19C Oil on Canvas of Raj or Prince with Tiger

19C Oil on Canvas of Raj or Prince with Tiger. Nice 19th Century Oil on Canvas depicting a Raj or Indian Prince relaxing with his Bengali Tiger on his palatial rug holding his ceremonial sword. Artist unknown…….circa 1890. RAJ: Raj (Hindi: राज) in different contexts means “rule”, “king”, “ruler”, “emperor” or “royalty” in the Sanskrit…

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19C Indo Persian Framed Marble Plaque of Wild Boar Hunt

19C Indo Persian Framed Marble Plaque of Wild Boar Hunt. Really nice framed marble plaque. We think the frame is later…..but the plaque is definitely 19th Century. Either Indian or Persian, depicting wild boar hunt scene with dogs and Army Officer and Natives on horseback. From Circa 1870……………..the time of the Raj ! TIME OF…

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19C Anglo Indian Wall Picture Frame – Part of Campaign Set

19C Anglo Indian Wall Picture Frame. Lovely wall picture frame made circa 1880. Made in Horashiarpur, India……………….rosewood inlaid with bone in floral patterns with ebony and bone chevron borders.   ANGLO-INDIAN: The term Anglo-Indians can refer to at least two groups of people: those with mixed Indian and British ancestry, and people of British descent…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Specimen Wood Stationary Tray – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Ceylonese Specimen Wood Stationary Tray. Another stunning 19C Anglo-Ceylonese piece…….see the matching box in this category !!! Made circa 1880 in Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka) of Coromandel wood and specimen woods. Tray made of various compartments with various high quality specimen wood lids…..all edged and banded in chevrons of bone, silver and ebony.…

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