A fine of Qing dynasty silk emboidery blue robe. Gold metal thread. Dragon robes were first made for the Emperor who wore them in a special golden yellow colour. They feature dragons and other symbols of heaven and earth such READ MORE
A fine silvered Indian jug by Grish chunder dutt, Calcutta circa 1890 finely chased with figures, Hindu deities and animals amongst trees, particularly fine and detailed repousse. The chased decoration depicting figures in a landscape is typically from Calcutta, but in READ MORE
My collection is beginning from my hobby. I collected from a small item and my first item was Islamic and Chinese export silver in 2006.
This is very beautiful Gold illuminated Ottoman Quran Circa 1850 Opening double page has fully illuminated rococo-style design and is in as-new condition. The rosettes at the end of verses (ayas) have various sizes and shapes throughout. The very pure READ MORE