Indian Ocean

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The vast country of India and its magnificent diversity in cultures have amazed many in history and present. From the crowded centuries-old cities on the banks of mother Ganga, the Ganges river, to the lush rainforests and great harbour cities like Visakhapatnam. India has brought the world Hinduism and Buddhism, along with its many artistic outings in the form of sculpture, painting and everything that comes with it. Furniture and artefacts from the Coromandel Coast were and are still highly sought after and are possibly the most elaborate wood carved objects in the world, next to these from Sri Lanka. The latter country, like India, has a long history of influences from other countries and continents like Europe. This resulted in the absolute pinnacle of beauty in style, which we present here.

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A large pen-engraved bone inlaid ebony document box

India, Masulipatnam, 1st half 18th century

 

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Afghan mother-of-pearl inlaid flintlock guns or jezails
Afghanistan or North India, circa 1820-1840

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Fine pair of Indian silver filigree rosewater sprinklers
Early 18th century

 

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A fine Indo-Portuguese inlaid teak wood figure of Nagini
India, Goa, 17th century

A fine ‘Vizagapatam’ pen-engraved bone inlaid rosewood writing box

A pair of Sri Lankan Rococo coromandel wood side chairs

 

An important bone inlaid ebony

Anglo- Indian side chair
Coromandel Coast, 1650-1680

 

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A black coral, silver and gold Sinhalese piha-kaetta
 

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A fine ebony Dutch-colonial document

box with brass mounts

 

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An Indian pigmented fabric pichvaï painting

 

Woldemar Friedrich (1846-1910)
‘The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Lanka’ (1887-1888)

(sold)

An Indian miniature depicting a European couple in a love scene

 

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An exquisite Dutch-colonial satinwood, sono keeling, macassar ebony, teak and bone-inlaid miniature bureau-cabinet

(sold)

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An extremely rare Dutch-colonial ebony cradle
Coromandel Coast, or Batavia (Jakarta), late 17th/early 18th century

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A black Leopard skin prayer-math by Van Ingen & Van Ingen, Mysore
Early 20th century

(sold)

A Dutch-colonial Indian carved ebony box with silver mounts

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An anonymous British watercolour showing the grave of American missionary Ann Hasseltine Judson (1789-1826) at Kyaikkhami, Southeast Myanmar (Burma)

Pair of Sri Lankan East-Indian walnut, or mãrã, high-back side chairs

 

A rare ebony and ivory-inlaid Indo-Portuguese Contador with European subject decoration
India, Goa, late 17th century

 

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A fine Dutch-colonial Indian pen-engraved bone-inlaid ebony document box with silver mounts