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A Large Enameled Silver Box From Rajasthan India

Catalogue: New Century: Mixed Media: Pre 2000   item# 1031665

A Large Enameled Silver Box From Rajasthan India
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$ 595 

From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a large enameled silver box from Jaipur, Rajasthan (India), featuring a very attractively painted elephant in regal attire executed in royal blue against an irridescent turquoise background, with floral motifs in green, blue, and champagne color around the borders and on the sides, all executed upon high grade silver. This particular box is a larger example of another similar piece we offer, item # 937150. ...click for details


A Vibrant Hand-Made Kilim Rug, Uzbek / Caucasus

Catalogue: New Century: Textiles: Pre 2000   item# 1029997

A Vibrant Hand-Made Kilim Rug, Uzbek / Caucasus
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$ 1,995 

From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), a large, fine, and wonderfully vibrant hand-made kilim from Uzbekistan or the Caucasus Region, with bird and geometric motifs executed in a rich multicolor palette of indigo, red, blue, mint green, brown, cream, and purple against a burnt orange ground. A very elegant, intricate, and sophisticated example. This piece can be used either as a standard floor rug, or hung vertically on a wall as a dramatic art statement. ...click for details


A Hand-Made Wool Prayer Rug, Persia or Caucasus

Catalogue: New Century: Folk Art: Pre 1990   item# 1029798

A Hand-Made Wool Prayer Rug, Persia or Caucasus
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$ 295 

From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), an interesting hand-made wool prayer rug, probably Persian but it could possibly come from the Caucasus region as well. The rug features a main central medallion in rust colored ground, two minaret motifs towards the top, and geometrical motifs on the borders. The workmanship seems to be a combination of natural mineral pigments and synthetic dyes.

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An Afghani Hand-Made Rug with American Military Motifs

Catalogue: New Century: Folk Art: Contemporary   item# 1029365

An Afghani Hand-Made Rug with American Military Motifs
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$ 750 

From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), a very interesting Afghani hand-made tribal rug decorated with American military helicopter and B-52 bomber motifs. This piece was acquired about 16 months after the American military campaign in Afghanistan was launched in response to the 911 attacks, and in a fascinating example of art imitating life, the villager who crafted this rug chose to fashion it in this manner, reflecting the military aircraft he/she no doubt saw in the sky day after d ...click for details


A Good Hand-Carved Peruvian Softwood Mirror from Cuzco

Catalogue: New Century: Folk Art: Pre 2000   item# 1029352

A Good Hand-Carved Peruvian Softwood Mirror from Cuzco
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$ 145 

From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), a charming hand-carved mirror frame from Cuzco Peru, sister city of the famed Macchu Piccu ruins. The wood used here is an indigenous Andean softwood that has been very skillfully carved in Spanish Baroque style, not uncommon since Peru was colonized by the Spanish in the 1500's and Spanish architectural influence still pervades their culture and crafts. The mirrored glass was installed later in the States. A lovely and unique gift item. ...click for details


A Large Carved Marble Caparisoned Elephant (India)

Catalogue: New Century: Lapidary: Pre 2000   item# 961599

A Large Carved Marble Caparisoned Elephant (India)
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$ 250 

From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a large carved marble caparisoned elephant from Southern India. Naturalistically carved from a cream / off-white colored marble, this makes for a good decorator's item for those looking to add an Indian flair.

Size and Condition: 12 inches tall, 10 inches long, and 4 inches deep. A very heavy and substantial piece of marble at approximately 20 pounds.


A Thai Nephrite Jade Elephant Group Carving

Catalogue: New Century: Lapidary: Pre 2000   item# 961419

A Thai Nephrite Jade Elephant Group Carving
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$ 475 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a good contemporary nephrite jade carving of a mother elephant with her infant. Sourced directly from the Chiang Mai region of Thailand in the early 1990's, the jade is a very deep emerald green color, somewhat darker than the website photos which seem to have lightened the jade color due to the flash. A small but charming piece with an endearing subject matter, nicely carved with good weight and heft, and overall an attractive genuine example of Northern ...click for details


A Good Handwoven Table Runner from Laos, late 1980's

Catalogue: New Century: Textiles: Pre 1990   item# 961417

A Good Handwoven Table Runner from Laos, late 1980's
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$ 200 

From our Southeast Asia Collection, a lovely handmade silk on cotton vintage table runner from Laos, using tan colored silk woven into geometric designs with magenta and blue/green colored accents. The runner is shown only half size as we have folded it to fit within the confines of our display boards, but it is actually quite long and very well-suited for long dinner tables or sideboards. It can also be displayed either framed or unframed as a wall hanging. Acquired in the late 1980's, we c ...click for details


A Beautiful Original Oil Painting From Inle Lake Burma

Catalogue: New Century: Paintings: Pre 2000   item# 957433

A Beautiful Original Oil Painting From Inle Lake Burma
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From our Southeast Asia Collection, an original and signed oil painting from Inle Lake, Burma. The piece depicts two men boating along a marsh with a wonderful view of some communal structures fronting a stunning mountainside. For those who have been fortunate to travel to the Inle Lake area, this certainly brings back memories. And for those who have never been, this painting makes you want to go.

Executed in a ...click for details


A Very Pretty Enameled Silver Box from Rajasthan

Catalogue: New Century: Mixed Media: Pre 2000   item# 953706

A Very Pretty Enameled Silver Box from Rajasthan
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From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a truly delightful little enameled silver box from Jaipur, Rajasthan (India), with scrolling leaves and geometric designs in turquoise, royal blue, ruby red, and brownish gold, all executed upon high grade silver.

There is a plethora of arts and crafts throughout the Rajasthan region, but the different cities there tend to have a few art forms in particular that they each ex ...click for details

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