Global Art & Artifacts

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Vintage Maitland Smith Bronze Pair of Monkeys Carrying a Dish.  Business Card.  Candle.   Statue.  Figure. Casting.  Philippines.

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    A new word for some of us:  Singerie.  Not sure what the Maitland Smith folks had in mind when they created the humorous statue of monkeys, carrying a dish- like-object on two poles . . .  fashionably attired and copying human behavior.   This… Continue reading

Vintage Large Handmade Bronze Maitland Smith Elephant Sculpture Statue. #132  Clock.  Philippines.

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  Quite stunning!  The Maitland Smith company was founded in Hong Kong by a well-known antique dealer.  Besides designing quality 18th century furniture, Maitland Smith also scoured the globe in search of quality antique furnishings to supplement his furniture.  This elephant was cast in the Philippines… Continue reading

Elle Décor Modern Metal & Glass Accent Table

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Detail:  This solid and modern looking table is part of the Elle Décor offering ….. known for elegant home décor.  The scissor legs and top frame are chrome steel.  The top is tempered opaque black glass.  Normally, these types of tables are only offered in our… Continue reading

Stately Chinese Black Leather Lamp with Shade, China

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Detail: This Chinese lamp is made of elm wood and covered in a leather-like material and then painted with a golden floral pattern on the surface. The shade is new and purchased locally by EsotericStuff. It is a rectangular fabric shade with gold sateen inside. A rotary dimmer switch is… Continue reading

Large Framed Gong / Bell, China

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Detail: The gong is quite old. The gong sound is rich, deep, long-lasting and resonant. The stand is carved from wood and the mallet has a wood handle with a fabric covered bulky striker. Pristine condition and ready to strike. Special packaging will be required for shipping. Circa mid- to… Continue reading

Rare Marble Sheet Inlay in Rosewood Stand, China

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Detail:  This is an incredible piece of craftsmanship.  From a wealthy home in Shanghai.  Our agent said that the item had been in the family for over two generations.  Two pieces in a vintage older rosewood.   Notice the curved areas on the esotericstuff.com section… Continue reading
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