Global Art & Artifacts


Vintage Maitland Smith Bronze Pair of Monkeys Carrying a Dish.  Business Card.  Candle.   Singerie. 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 this casting of monkeys, carrying a dish- like-object on two poles.  But it has a history.   Singerie, a visual arts depiction, can be… Continue reading

Large Bronze Basin Vessel, China

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Detail:  Fu style used as a ritual food vessel.  A large basin filled with detail.  Foo dogs / lions form the feet.  Monkeys, rams and other animals line the rim at the top.  Ancient text in and on the bottom of the basin.  This… Continue reading

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