20C Handpainted Persian Plaque in Khatam Mosaic Frame

20C Handpainted Persian Plaque in Khatam Mosaic Frame. Lovely little hand-painted bone plaque in Persian Khatam mosaic frame……Polo scene……circa 1960. “Khātam (Persian: خاتم‎‎) is a Persian version of marquetry, art forms made by decorating the surface of wooden articles with delicate pieces of wood,…

19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds

19C Chinese Hand painted Silk Collage of Exotic Birds. Lovely rare collage of Four Chinese hand-painted silk panels of exotic birds and birds of paradise …….. from circa 1850. THE PANELS: (1) The first panel features two blue tailed birds of paradise on a tree…

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. THE PANELS:…

Persian Handpainted Khatam Mosaic Trinket Box

Persian Handpainted Khatam Mosaic Trinket Box. Lovely little Persian Trinket Box. 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…

19C Anglo Indian Carved Rosewood and Bone inlaid Elephant

19C Anglo Indian Carved Rosewood and Bone inlaid Elephant. [headline style=”16″ font_size=”15″ align=”center” headline_tag=”h2″] 19C Anglo Indian Carved Rosewood and Bone inlaid Elephant [/headline] Gorgeous little Anglo-Indian Elephant. Rosewood inlaid with bone…….circa 1890…..made in Hoshiarpur, India. IN great CONDITION…..tusks, trunk etc. [divider style=”3″] [divider…

18C Indo Portugese or Persian Vargueno Mini Cabinet – HIGHLY IMPORTANT PIECE

18C Indo Portugese or Persian Vargueno Mini Cabinet. EXTREMELY RARE, HIGHLY IMPORTANT AND DESIRABLE colonial piece ! It is most likely an Indo-Portugese Vargueno Mini Cabinet……circa 1780…….with strong Persian influences. Vargueno’s are typically Portugese or Spanish. Portugal, through its colonization of parts of Asia…

Pair of 18C Middle Eastern Damascene Vases

Pair of 18C Middle Eastern Damascene Vases. STUNNING pair of 18th Century Damascene Vases……solid brass inlaid with copper and pure silver. Each vase has matching Arabic inscriptions……on front and back. Made in the area of Damascus, Syria circa 1790……very rare……and highly sought after !!…

19C Anglo Indian Stationery Campaign Chest with secret drawers – EXCEPTIONAL

19C Anglo Indian Stationery Campaign Chest with secret drawers. PRESENTING A STUNNING AND EXTREMELY RARE 19th Century Anglo-Indian Stationery Campaign Chest/Box. Gorgeous and extremely rare and unique 19th Century piece……made in 1897. EVERYTHING about this Chest oozes QUALITY……from the locks, to the inlay, to…