Global Art & Artifacts


Recent, Large Hand Carved Bud Rosewood and Boxwood Chess Pieces, India

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Detail:  This is a newer complete set – 26 pieces – of hand carved chess pieces.  The king is a tall 5.75”, the queen is 4.75” and a pawn is 2.375”.  The dark pieces are carved from bud rosewood, considered one of the most beautiful woods for… Continue reading

Old Mandarin Ivory Wise Man, China

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Detail:  In this case, the “Mandarin Ivory” is an alabaster composite.  A vintage figurine of a wise bishop-looking man holding a book and scroll.  Pristine condition.  Age unknown but most likely 1950’s.

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