Category Archives: Bric a Brac

Unusual Objects … Objects of Curiosity

19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures

19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures. Extremely rare collage of Four Chinese hand-painted silks of Chinese torture techniques……..from circa 1850. Framed in new frame……each panel is matted in a gold matte. 19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures. 19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Chinese Tortures. What is Silk Painting?…

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19C Persian Handpainted Khatam Mosaic Trinket Box

19C Persian Handpainted Khatam Mosaic Trinket Box. Lovely little Persian Trinket Box……..circa 1880. Arabic scene of travelers meeting at the Oasis and sharing a Hookah. Hand-painted on bone…..box has beautiful PersianKhatam inlaid mosaic of brass, bone and colored glass/stone. “Khātam (Persian: خاتم‎‎) is a Persian version of marquetry, art forms made by decorating the surface of…

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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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19C Omani Khanjar Dagger and Scabbard

19C Omani Khanjar Dagger and Scabbard. Beautiful 19C Omani, Indo-Persian inspired, Khanjar Dagger and scabbard from circa 1850. The scabbard is inlaid with sterling silver thread, black thread and copper thread, in the Damascene style. Sterling silver mounts on the dagger and scabbard. The dagger hilt or handle is made of rosewood and overlaid with silver mounts. Most…

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