Category Archives: Asian

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

Early 20C Indo Persian Mosaic Wall Mirror

Early 20C Indo Persian Mosaic Wall Mirror. LOVELY early 20th Century Indo-Persian mosaic Wall mirror…….from circa 1920. Edged in faux ivory or bone……and completely covered in glorious Indo-Persian mosaic…..similar to Sadeli Mosaic……geometric patterns made of faux ivory, stained faux ivory, stained wood and GOLD flecks. Banded in ebony stringing. The entire frame has been heavily lacquered…

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19C Japanese Cloisonne Enameled Miniature Inro or Charm

19C Japanese Cloisonne Enameled Miniature Inro or Charm. Gorgeous little piece……………19C Japanese Cloisonne Enameled Miniature Inro or Charm !!! Small but ‘packs a punch’ !! This is a little, miniature, Cloisonne enameled Japanese Inro …… that can worn as a charm. It consists of a central vessel or barrel shaped container for holding a keepsake.…

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20C Middle Eastern Treen and Mosaic Pencil Jar

Lovely 20C Middle Eastern Treen and Mosaic Pencil Jar. Mid-20th Century…..Middle Eastern…..probably Persian…..Lignum Vitae Treen pencil jar with mosaic inlay. Inlaid with various stained woods to simulate ivory and stained ivory to create a classic geometric pattern mosaic in the Indo-Persian style. Lignum vitae is a dense and heavy wood…..known for its durability…..often used to…

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19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box

19C Anglo Indian Carved Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box. LOVELY 19th Century Anglo-Indian Carved sandalwood wood and Sadeli Mosaic Box of Hunt Scene box. Made circa 1870 in Bombay, India during the Rule of the British Empire. This box is made of sandalwood but has heavily carved sandalwood raised panels or reliefs on all sides and…

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19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box of Kali

19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Mosaic Box of Kali. LOVELY 19C Anglo-Indian Carved Rosewood & Sadeli Mosaic Box of Kali Hindu Goddess. 19th Century Anglo-Indian Sandalwood box with  heavily carved rosewood panel reliefs on all sides. It is banded in Bombay Sadeli Mosaic and faux ivory. The sadeli mosaic is a famous Bombay area tradition…..it…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Shell and Faux Ivory Work Box – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel Shell and Faux Ivory Work Box. ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 19th Century Anglo-Ceylonese ………………. Coromandel, Shell & Faux Ivory Work Box from Colonial Ceylon. This box was made circa 1870 in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) when it was part of the British Empire….these pieces are often referred to as Anglo-Indian because there was…

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19C Chinese Pair of Cantonese Famille Rose Large Lidded Ginger Jars

19C Chinese Pair of Cantonese Famille Rose Large Lidded Ginger Jars. GORGEOUS 19C Chinese Pair of Cantonese Famille Rose Large Lidded Ginger Jars. Pair of 19th Century – Qing Dynasty – Cantonese, large lidded Ginger Jars in the Famille Rose pattern. Circa 1840……made in Canton. Both heavily enamelled with scenes of ladies and birds and…

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20C Chinese Cantonese Rose Medallion Famille Rose Gilted Floor Vase

ABSOLUTELY STUNNING 20C Chinese Cantonese Rose Medallion Famille Rose Gilted Floor Vase. 20th Century Chinese Floor vase of very large proportions on a stand. Made in Canton…..circa 1920…..Rose Medallion or Famille Rose Pattern with figures, birds, foliage and gilded lizards and gilded rim. Rose Medallion china was made in China during the nineteenth and twentieth…

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Large Art Deco Sculpture of Bronze Lady with Dogs on Marble Base – IMPRESSIVE AND IMPORTANT

Large Art Deco Sculpture of Bronze Lady with Dogs. This is a SERIOUSLY IMPRESSIVE and IMPORTANT piece of Art Deco……………..Large Art Deco Sculpture of Bronze Lady with Borzai Dogs on Marble Base !!!! It is a sculpture of a bronze lady in beautifully flowing period dress with beautifully carved faux ivory head and hands. The…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Expandable and Foldable Book Rack – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Expandable and Foldable Book Rack. Another EXTREMELY RARE piece from our large Anglo-Indian Collection. This is an expandable and foldable book rack from Colonial India circa 1880. Made in Vizagapatam, India from sandalwood…..inlaid with faux ivory……both ends are completely covered in GLORIOUS faux blonde shell and bone or faux ivory frieze…

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