Category Archives: Asian

All things Asian,….Chinese, Japanese, Burmese, Indian etc

Selection of Chinese Snuff Bottles

Selection of Chinese Snuff Bottles. Several inside-out hand-painted glass bottles, one Jade & Silver, 3 porcelain bottles and one cinnabar bottle. 19th and 20th Century. Sold separately……see individual listings using the search engine on the right -> SNUFF BOTTLES: Snuff bottles were used by the Chinese, Mongolians during the Qing Dynasty to contain powdered tobacco. Smoking…

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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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19C Chinese or Tibetan Monks Travel Chest – RARE

19C Chinese or Tibetan Monks Travel Chest. BEAUTIFUL Large Chinese or Tibetan Travel Chest or Trunk. Fantastic hand-painted exterior showing 3 seated Tibetan Buddhist Monks. Highly decorated panels featuring Urns and Floral designs all around the front panel. Floral painting on the side panels. Original handles and front lock. Interior recently lined with green baize…

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Vintage Circular Indian Kashmir Silk Hall Rug

Vintage Circular Indian Kashmir Silk Hall Rug. Very nice circular vintage hall rug made in Northern India…..Kashmir……. in the early 20th Century. Very difficult to find circular rugs of this type. Perfect for Hallways or Atriums. Green, Brown, Black and White accents. KASHMIR RUGS: A Kashmir rug is a hand-knotted oriental rug from Kashmir. Kashmir…

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Large Vintage Red and Gold Persian Tabriz Area Rug

Large Vintage Red and Gold Persian Tabriz Area Rug. GORGEOUS Vintage Persian Tabriz area rug……for a large area or bedroom. Early 20th Century……in impeccable condition !! Red, gold and crème with hints of blue. REALLY LUXURIOUS RUG IN IMMACULATE CONDITION !!! TABRIZ RUGS: “A Tabriz rug/carpet is a type in the general category of Azerbaijan…

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Vintage Indian Kashmir Silk Floor Rug

Vintage Indian Kashmir Silk Floor Rug. Really nice rectangular, medium sized vintage floor rug. Made of pure silk in Northern India…..Kashmir …….. in the style of Persian Rugs but made of luxurious silk. Highly sought after ! Full of brown, green and white hues. Early 20th Century…….in impeccable condition. KASHMIR RUGS: A Kashmir rug is…

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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 Middle Eastern Mosaic Trinket Box

20C Middle Eastern Mosaic Trinket Box. Nice and simple Middle Eastern/North African Trinket Box…….either from Syria or Morocco. Circa 1960……probably a vacation souvenir. Inlaid with mother of pearl. Original red velvet lined interior. MOSAIC: Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials. It…

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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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