This spectacular vanity cabinet features magnificent carvings and the signature shaped cabriole feet. The handsome rounded demilune shape is perfect when space is limited. This impressive cabinet with a matching oval carved frame mirror makes a dramatic statement in any bath or powder room.
French Louis XV-style Kingwood, tulip wood Marquetry and gilt metalmounted veneered Bureau plat (writing table) was introduced at the
beginning of the Rococo period in France. With various drawers, bronze decoration and espagnolettes (figures) to the corners, with leather writing surface. This example was made during 1720s by Charles Cressent who was noted not only as an ebeniste, but also for the quality of his bronze mounts. Cressent’s light handling of the materials can be seen in this piece.
A British colonial cupboard with Fleur-de-Lys carving on the frieze. The floating panels of the doors are carved with a large oval sunburst design, The sunburst or Surajmukhi is a typical motif of the state of Gujarat signifying prosperity, with fitted interior, the base with two short and two long graduated drawers.
The large box of rectangular form, superbly carved in high relief to the top with a large central full-face dragon above a 'flaming pearl', flanked by two further dragons shown in profile, within a dense arrangement of overlapping swirling clouds, the design repeated around the sides of the box with single dragons on the short sides and back sides, all enclosed within key fret borders, mounted with finely cast original gilt-metal handles.
Hand carved box with peacocks, flowers and birds, the side and back also carved with similar design. Peacock is considered to be heavenly Phoenix
on earth. In China, the bird was a symbol of the Ming Dynasty, representing divinity, rank, power, and beauty.
The larger box elaborately carved on the lid and the front with a junk boat sailing on the high seas on the bank of a river set amidst lush trees
and foliage, the scene set within borders of fire-breathing dragons, their sinewy bodies curving around the edges, the sides and back also
carved with related scenes, centered with a ruyi-head clasp.
Two beautiful matching heavy porcelain Chinese fish bowl in excellent condition. Similar pattern on each. Unique design with a red koi on the sides and the bottom with aquatic weeds. The outside is hand painted with raised detail,
beautiful colors and gold throughout. Warrior in battlefield are the centered attraction, these beautiful bowls sit on wooden rimmed 5 leg classic ming dynasty style stand.
This beautiful vintage vase is hand painted with cranes also known as tancho (red mountain) cranes are symbols of love, happiness, martial fidelity and longevity in east Asia. These were widely used in those as wish bowls to attract positivity