Global Art & Artifacts

1800s

Magnificent Carved Hindu Architectural Corbel.  Fragment.  Temple.  Tamil Nadu, India

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    An antique – at least – carved architectural temple fragment.   It is populated by Hindu deities . . .  many hard for me to identify.  I am reasonably sure that Vishnu is in the center shown with multiple arms.  The raised arm is a… Continue reading

Antique Malaccan Cane. Walking Stick.  Elegant and Stately.  Malacca. Malay Peninsula

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    Bone ball surrounded by a silver metal band.  Shaft is most likely Malaysian bamboo.  Definitely strong and stable.   Acquired it from an elderly “walking stick” collector in Portsmouth England.  He had acquired it in Malacca and was insistent that it was from the 1800s.… Continue reading

Elegant & Antique Wooden Gothic-flavored Bowl.  Hardwood & Brass.  Family Shield.  France.

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    Certainly a design classic with brass handles and rim.  Perhaps a fruit bowl or container to hold the family jewels.  Obviously from a wealthy family who had this handmade with their family crest.   Look at the details and condition.  Quite spectacular.   Dated… Continue reading

19th Century Bronze Warrior, Asia

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Superb details in an older bronze.  Perfect condition.  Spear fits in right hand.  Secured from an LA collector who claims the age is from the early 1800s.  Perhaps Japanese.  This is a museum quality piece. For the Serious Collector.
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