Global Art & Artifacts

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Erte. Romain De Tirtoff. Oriental Tale. Art Deco. Lithograph. 1987

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  (Titled) Oriental Tale by Tirtoff (1892-1990) depicted a woman wearing voluminous pants and pointed shoes. She is wearing a vibrant headdress rendered in hues of orange and yellow. Her form is outlined in red with a hand holding a paint brush to the lower left corner. A figured… Continue reading

Primitive and Old Brass Dokra / Dhokra Woman / Animal Statue, East India

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Detail: Dokra / Dhokra is a tribal Indian handicraft. Thought to be the oldest form of metal casting (lost wax process). What makes these pieces so popular is a “varied designs” issue and because of its primitive simplicity. Images of ritual deities were popular with these… Continue reading

Cast Bronze Hindu Woman Statue, India / Nepal

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Perhaps a dancer or consort. Cast bronze. Circa mid-1900’s. From a collector in New York state. Subtle designs on the legs and lower torso. A small amount of oxidation is present that can be removed with a cotton cloth and some coconut oil.… Continue reading

Bone Female Statue with Flower Basket, China

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Detail: Carved with painted / ink-stained designs and detail. Note the detail on the flower basket and robe tassel. Circa mid-1900’s. Perfect condition. Sorry, this item has been sold. CONTACT US for other items that have similar characteristics.
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