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Silk Road Gallery
A synthesis of strong Mughal influence with the Mewar Rajasthani school of painting, this early 20th century miniature depicts a woman dressed in a filmy costume sitting on a balcony playing a string instrument. The peacock chair suggests a royal courtyard, which overlooks water flanked by white palaces with a green hill beyond. Small flowers and delicate Urdu calligraphy border the top and bottom of the scene. The work is done in natural pigments on an Urdu book page...
Two magnificent and rare end-pieces in the shape of lion-like animal heads. The pieces were held by pegs to the end of the beams in a construction. The heads show fangs and mane and curled horns. In their mouths they hold a rope or cord connected to an object that is no longer there, as if they are pulling or holding up something that was on the beam or on the building. Single piece of wood, decorated with the typical colors of red, white and green and some ochre decorations on the horns...
Original India botanical by the famous Japhur-naturalist artist Neerja featuring a native medicinal plant. The works of this 19th century community of talented Indian painters are desired for their brilliant jewel-like quality and fine detail. This botanical is a wonderful example featuring a hand colored flowering exotic plant with roots, watercolor on parchment, pink, gold,and brown tones with green leaves, artist signed "Neeraj", India. Rich burlwood frame; measuring 19 7/8 x 13 7/8 approx...
Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #16716
Naga Ceremonial Necklace, Double Strand Segmented Carved Ivory Necklace with connecting "Nupti" and Cobalt Glass Beads, Conch Shell Tube Beads, and Carved Bone Separator Bars "Kaylyo-Kengyu Tribe" (Burma-Naga Region-Unadministered) Museum Quality
Burmese Naga, Antique Bone Carved Pectoral, On Necklace Of Long Fine Etched Conch Shell Sections, With Shell Tube And Glass Beads.
NAGA,Phom Tribe, Fine Collar Necklace, Rare Mustard Color Glass Beads, Spaced With Red Whiteharts, Sections Of Turquoise Padre Glass Beads, And A Center Of Blue Cobalt Glass. Each Section Is Bordered By Horn Separators With Ridged Brass Bells On Perimeter, Conch Shell Disc At Center. Conch Shell Sections As Weights At(Shell) Clasp. MUSEUM QUALITY
Naga, Wild Ox "Mithun" Necklace, With Flat Carved And Incised Sections, Large Carved Head At Center. Strand Of Tubular Conch Shell, Cobalt And "Nupti" Bglass Beads, With Connectors Of "Nupti" Glass Beads. Museum Quality