Global Art & Artifacts

gold leaf

BOOKS:  The British Museum:  Egyptian Antiquities.  Leather Bound.  Volumes 1 & 2.  Reprinted from 1840 original edition

Click the photo above for a larger version and more pictures

    Beautifully bound in leather with gold leaf on cover and spine.  These two volumes were reprinted from the original nearly-lost books due to degradation.  These reference books examine the holdings of the British Museum before Britain colonized Egypt in 1882.   Fascinating!  A stunning and… Continue reading

Large Balinese Garuda with Vishnu Riding.  Hindu.  Temple Art.  Wood.  Ubud.  Bali.  Indonesia

Click the photo above for a larger version and more pictures

  Truly Stunning!   By now you know the significance of this Hindu deity riding between the Garuda (protector) wings.  If not, ask me.  I have books on the symbolism         .   Carved in the 1940s -1950s in the town of Ubud in the… Continue reading

Wall Panel Double Headed Naga, Java, Indonesia

Click the photo above for a larger version and more pictures

Detail: In Hinduism, the Nagas (snake) are an ancient race of snake-humans that brought fertility. In Java, these are wealthy underworld deities in a more dragon form. The two dragons have eight deities on their back and were thought to be creators of time itself. This wall art panel dates… Continue reading

NOTE to the Art Collector, Gallery Owner, Dealer or Academic: click here for items unique to your requirements.

Product Categories
Bowls, Boxes, Bells, Gongs, Medicine Holders. Containers not considered vessels
FFurniture / Furnishings
Furniture, Furnishings, Wall Hangings, Screens, Lamps, Display Pieces, Pedestals, Paintings
Masks and Headgear
RReference / Research
Maps, Books and Materials
SStatues & Figures
Statues, Sculptures, Figures, Heads & Busts
VVessels & Vases
Vessels, Urns, Vases, Incense Burners, Censers
Knives, Swords, Letter Openers, Phurbas, Spears, Blowpipes
OOther not categorized
Other and miscellaneous such as Jewelry, Musical Instruments, Games, Garments, Skulls