The decoration was inspired by the miniature Mughal paintings of the 17th and 18th centuries in India. Each scene is hand painted over true silver leaf, accented with areas of gold leaf. There are scenes of courtly life, the hunt, lovers, gardens and exotic animals. Truly one of a kind and custom made, there is no other like it. The chest has no drawer pulls because owner chose to display it as a work of art; however, drawer pulls could easily be added. Measures 30 inches wide, 14 inches deep, and 28.5 inches high. Lovely condition. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Antique Indian set of 3 open twist hand carved wooden candlesticks with brass inlay. The candlesticks measure 6.5, 10, and 12.25 inches tall with 3, 3.5, and 3.75 inches bases. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Antique Indian solid bronze devotional alter figure circa 1800. Measures 4.5 inches high. Original condition. There is an old inventory number on the back. This piece was part of an old Connecticut collection.
Antique Indian solid bronze devotional alter figure circa 1800. Measures 2 inches high. Original condition.
RARE miniature erotic painting on paper, Rajasthan India c1800. Depicting couples engaged in amorous pursuits, their bodies arranged to form the body of a blackbuck antelope. Excellent condition. Script on sides and reverse. The frame measures 14 x 17 inches and the painting measures 7 x 4 inches, the paper itself measures 5.25 x 8.5 inches. The condition of the painting is quite good with one small scratch near the top, the edges of the writing on the back have some paper loss which we show in the pictures provided. This item is on display in our gallery at OLD SAYBROOK ANTIQUES CENTER and can be seen by visiting 756 MIDDLESEX AVE OLD SAYBROOK, CT 06475. Open Daily 10am-4pm www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com