Category Archives: Objects D’Art

Objects of Particular Beauty and Quality

Japanese Meiji Period Solid Silver Basket

Japanese Meiji Period Solid Silver Basket. Presenting an extremely rare piece of Japanese Meiji Period Solid Silver Basket EXQUISITE, EXCEPTIONAL, RARE & IMPORTANT !!! This is definitely a Meiji Period piece due to the fact that it is marked with the sterling silver mark “jungin”. The Meiji period was from 1868 to 1912 and in…

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19C Indo Persian Pill Box featuring a Polo Game

19C Indo Persian Pill Box featuring a Polo Game. LOVELY early 19th Century example of an Indo-Persian Gilt Metal & Hand-painted MOP Pill Box featuring a Polo Game. From circa 1820. Probably made in North India, but heavily Persian influenced. The Box is made of a gilt metal, probably silver, engraved and chased on the sides. The…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box. STUNNING mid-19th Century example of a Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Ring Box of real quality. From circa 1870. Made in Vizagapatam, India……the box is made of sandalwood but completely covered in the most beautiful blonde t/shell and faux ivory fretwork or frieze work. It sits on 4 carved faux…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Bone Ring Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Bone Ring Box. STUNNING early 19th Century example of an Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell & Bone Ring Box of exceptional quality. From circa 1820. Made in Vizagapatam, India……the box is made of sandalwood but completely covered in t/shell and faux ivory fretwork or frieze work. It sits on…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box – QUALITY

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box. STUNNING early 19th Century example of a Vizagapatam box. 19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Miniature Shell and Faux Ivory Ring Box. From circa 1820 – 40. Made in Vizagapatam, India……the box is made of sandalwood but completely covered in t/shell and faux ivory fretwork or…

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18C Indo Persian Mosaic Pen Box

18C Indo Persian Mosaic Pen Box. GORGEOUS late 18th Century Indo-Persian geometric mosaic pen holder box. From circa 1780. The mosaic is similar to the more Indian Sadeli Mosaic but has a much more Persian influence. Geometric patterns made of a combination of gold, faux ivory, stained wood and stained faux ivory, the result is…

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18C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Faux Ivory and Sandalwood Box -MUSEUM QUALITY

18C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Faux Ivory and Sandalwood Box. PRESENTING an EXCEPTIONAL, RARE and MUSEUM QUALITY piece consisting of an 18C Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Faux Ivory & Sandalwood Box. This one is truly one of the BEST we have ever seen !!! From the late 18th Century…..circa 1795…..made in Colonial India….Town of Vizagapatam. Made of sandalwood …..the…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell and Bone Box. STUNNING little 19th Century Anglo-Indian Vizagapatam Blonde Shell & Bone Box.   Made in Vizagapatam, India circa 1870. The central motif or hand-painted cartouche on the fretwork lid is of a sacred elephant. Edged and banded in bone. Sits on four hand carved lions paw feet.…

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19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sandalwood and Bone Casket Box

19C Anglo Indian Vizagapatam Sandalwood and Bone Casket Box. GORGEOUS 19th Century Anglo-Indian sandalwood and bone/faux ivory box from circa 1880. Made in Vizagapatam, India. Nice small and neat proportions. Beautiful fret work on lid. Hand-painted using ‘lac’ ink. Still retains its original purple velvet lining. Sits on 4 carved lions paw feet. SUPERB CONDITION…

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20C Indo Persian Mosaic Wall Mirror

20C Indo Persian Mosaic Wall Mirror. LOVELY 20th Century Indo-Persian mosaic Wall mirror…….from circa 1980. 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 on top…

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