Category Archives: Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Stag Antler Horn Sewing Box – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Stag Antler Horn Sewing Box.   19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Stag Antler Horn Sewing Box. The Box is made of sandalwood but covered in sections of carved Antler Horn and bone. The fitted interior is classic Vizigapatam work……bone/faux ivory compartments hand painted and decorated with lac ink (made from crushed beetles to…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Gentleman’s Casket or Necessaire

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Gentleman’s Casket or Necessaire GORGEOUS AND RARE early 19th Century…..circa 1810……Gentleman’s Jewelry Casket or Necessaire. Made in Vizagapatam, India. Made of Sandalwood with bone/faux ivory and ebony banding. The banding is hand-painted in floral designs using lac ink (made from ground beetles). The Casket/Box opens to reveal a heavily painted bone/faux…

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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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