Category Archives: Asian

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

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Bone Picture Frame – VERY RARE

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Bone Picture Frame………..GORGEOUS and EXTREMELY RARE piece !!! This is a picture frame made in Colonial India circa 1880…..made of sandalwood and completed covered in gorgeous faux blonde tortoiseshell and bone or faux ivory fretwork and frieze panels. Edged and banded in faux ivory and all hand-painted using lac ink…..an…

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Hand Colored Aquatint of Hindu Scene by Captain Grindlay – VERY RARE

Hand Colored Aquatint of Hindu Scene by Captain Grindlay. FANTASTIC AND EXTREMELY RARE Hand Colored Aquatint Preparation for a Suttee or the Immolation of a Hindu Widow by Captain Grindlay. Hand colored aquatint or  engraved etching from Colonial India…..circa 1858. Hand Colored Aquatint of Hindu Scene by Captain Grindlay. Titled: ‘Preparation of a Suttee or…

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Vintage Nickel Bronze 24 Piece Flatware Set in Box

Vintage Nickel Bronze 24 Piece Flatware Set in Box ……………………….Lovely vintage 1960-70 Nickel Bronze cutlery or flatware set…..6 setting. 24 pieces in total…..6 knives….6 forks……6 desert spoons and 6 teaspoons. In original box covered in red cloth. Rosewood handles. Probably Thai but could be American…..(bought from an American living in Ireland) …………….they come with their original…

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19C Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Domed Sandalwood and Faux Ivory Stationery Box

19C Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Domed Sandalwood and Faux Ivory Stationery Box. LOVELY piece of Anglo-Indian history from circa 1860. Made in Vizagapatam, India…….famous for its shell and bone craftsmanship and exquisite pieces ! This casket or domed shaped stationery box is PERFECT for the entry-level collector of Anglo-Indian or just someone who loves the simple beauty…

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19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Much Traveled Trinket Box

19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Much Traveled Trinket Box………………………….Lovely little 19th Century trinket box from Colonial India……circa 1870. The box is made from sandalwood with raised carved panels on all sides. It is edged in bone or faux ivory and banded with gorgeous Bombay Sadeli mosaic in geometric patterns. This one has a tiger…

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19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Trinket Box

19C Anglo Indian Sandalwood and Sadeli Trinket Box……………………….Lovely little 19th Century trinket box from Colonial India……circa 1870. The box is made from sandalwood with raised carved panels on all sides. It is edged in bone or faux ivory and banded with gorgeous Bombay Sadeli mosaic in geometric patterns. This one has a tiger in foliage…

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19C Anglo Indian Sadeli Mosaic Sewing Box

19c anglo indian sadeli mosaic sewing box………………………….Lovely Anglo-Indian piece from our LARGE Anglo-Indian Collection !! From Bombay, India…..circa 1880…..time of the Raj ! The box is made from sandalwood with raised highly carved panels on all sides. It is edged in bone or faux ivory and banded with Bombay Sadeli mosaic. SADELI MOSAIC: “Anglo Indian…

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19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel and Bone Box

19C Anglo Ceylonese Coromandel and Bone Box. LOVELY 19th Century box from Colonial Ceylon……circa 1870. The box is made of GORGEOUS and EXPENSIVE coromandel wood with ribbed and flowing sides. The interior of the lid is inlaid with bone or faux ivory in a flower star pattern. The central medallion is a hand-painted flower with…

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Chinese Pottery Plant Stand of Sacred Elephant

Chinese Pottery Plant Stand of Sacred Elephant. LOVELY Chinese pottery piece. This is a plant stand in gorgeous cobalt blue and cream and light blue colors. It is in the form of a sacred elephant in all its regalia !! It takes the form of an Elephant dressed in Ceremonial clothing and head-wear. A decorative…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Trinket Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Trinket Box. LOVELY 19th Century Anglo-Indian blonde Tortoiseshell and faux ivory/bone trinket box. Made in Vizagapatam, India in circa 1880. Sandalwood box covered in glorious blonde shell with faux ivory edging and banding. Glorious carved fretwork and frieze panels on all sides. Central Medallion on the lid…

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