Category Archives: Anglo-Indian/Ceylonese

19C Anglo Indian Carved Rosewood and Bone inlaid Elephant

19C Anglo Indian Carved Rosewood and Bone inlaid Elephant. Gorgeous little Anglo-Indian Elephant. Rosewood inlaid with bone…….circa 1890…..made in Hoshiarpur, India. IN SUPERB CONDITION…..tusks, trunk etc. INDIAN ELEPHANTS: In general, Asian elephants are smaller than African elephants and have the highest body point on the head. The tip of their trunk has one finger-like process.…

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18C Indo Portugese or Persian Vargueno Mini Cabinet – HIGHLY IMPORTANT PIECE

18C Indo Portugese or Persian Vargueno Mini Cabinet. EXTREMELY RARE, HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND DESIRABLE colonial piece ! It is most likely an Indo-Portugese Vargueno Mini Cabinet……circa 1780…….with strong Persian influences. Vargueno’s are typically Portugese or Spanish. Portugal, through its colonization of parts of Asia in the 17th and 18th Centuries, had a strong influence on…

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19C Anglo Indian Campaign Collapsible Peacock Chair (Part of Set) – IMPORTANT

19C Anglo Indian Campaign Collapsible Peacock Chair. Gorgeous and EXTREMELY RARE 19C Anglo Indian collapsible Peacock Design campaign chair. 19C Anglo Indian Campaign Collapsible Peacock Chair. Extremely fine workmanship throughout………..this would have taken months to complete by the numerous craftsmen that would have been involved in making it. Circa 1880…….teak or rosewood profusely inlaid with…

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19C Anglo Indian Stationery Campaign Chest with secret drawers – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Indian Stationery Campaign Chest with secret drawers. STUNNING AND EXTREMELY RARE 19th Century Anglo-Indian Stationery Campaign Chest/Box. Gorgeous and extremely rare and unique 19th Century piece……made in 1897. EVERYTHING about this Chest oozes QUALITY……from the locks, to the inlay, to the interior and to the marquetry detail !     19C Anglo Indian…

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