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A Fine Indian Silver Filigree Peacock, Rajasthan India

Catalogue: New Century: Metalwork: Pre 1990   item# 936876

A Fine Indian Silver Filigree Peacock, Rajasthan India
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$ 650 

From our Indian Subcontinent Collection, a fine and intricately constructed silver filigree peacock adorned with turquoise stones in the tail feathers. Though modest in size, its stature should not belie the amount of work needed to create this wonderful little object, as filigree work is very intricate and time consuming. Sourced directly from Jaipur, the so-called "Pink City" and one of several marvelous cities in Rajasthan India with a rich culture of handicrafts production. ...click for details


A Tibetan Ewer with Repousse Work and Makara Handles

Catalogue: New Century: Metalwork: Pre 2000   item# 936861

A Tibetan Ewer with Repousse Work and Makara Handles
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$ 375 

A contemporary but very attractive Tibetan ewer, crafted of thin, hand-worked sheets of white metal that appear to be some type of nickel/aluminum amalgam, decorated with deep repousse and chasing techniques forming the decorative bands along the shoulder, neck, lid, and upper base of vessel, with well-formed makara shaped spout and handle, all atop a splayed footed base. This is a contemporary piece exactly 15 years old, but a very attractive ethnic handicraft. ...click for details


An Extremely Fine Peruvian Silver Filigree Boat

Catalogue: New Century: Metalwork: Pre 2000   item# 936216

An Extremely Fine Peruvian Silver Filigree Boat
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$1,195 

From our World Handicrafts Collection (ex-Asia), an extremely fine silver filigree boat from Cusco Peru, modeled after a Spanish Armada ship. The filigree here is exceptionally fine and intricate. The amount of painstaking and meticulous work that goes into crafting filigree of this scope and detail is really quite astounding, and rivals much of the best Indian filigree work we have seen. Cusco is a city on the outskirts of the famous Machu Pichu ruins, and has a wonderful culture of magnificen ...click for details

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