Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1376499 (stock #BB165)
Ancient East
$2,800
A fine pair of early 20th C. gadur (also written as gador) urns, one of cast brass and one of bronze, each inlaid with silver bands in elaborate geometric designs. Such containers were presented as gifts among wealthy Muslim Moro families on Mindanao Island in the southern Philippines. These vessels were a sign of wealth and a testament to the craftsmen that created them. An extremely labor intensive process is required to craft these vessels, but the result is spectacular...