An antique Indian arch frames a Thai Buddha atop a 19th century Tibetan manuscript chest.

An antique Indian arch frames a Thai Buddha atop a century Tibetan manuscript chest. Great use of a cupboard area no longer needed.

The door was hand-crafted and painted in Morocco. The niches on either side display various pieces of lacquerware from Burma, Afghanistan and India, as well as a Bhutanese jewelry box, Chinese pillow box and various other boxes from Asia.

The door was hand-crafted and painted in Morocco. The niches on either side display various pieces of lacquerware from Burma, Afghanistan and India, as well as a Bhutanese jewelry box, Chinese pillow box and various other boxes from Asia.

Qing Dynasty screens have been repurposed as bathroom doors. A Qing Dynasty rice bucket has become a towel holder, while a 19th century Tibetan dragon carpet decorates the floor.

Qing Dynasty screens have been repurposed as bathroom doors. A Qing Dynasty rice bucket has become a towel holder, while a century Tibetan dragon carpet decorates the floor.

Custom-built boxes display lacquer pieces from Burma and China as well as 19th century Indian water bottles, a Burmese puppet and a Thai Buddha head.

Custom-built boxes display lacquer pieces from Burma and China as well as century Indian water bottles, a Burmese puppet and a Thai Buddha head.

The master bath is decorated with tiles crafted in New Mexico, USA; the mirrors were made from reclaimed wood.

The master bath is decorated with tiles crafted in New Mexico, USA; the mirrors were made from reclaimed wood.

Doors open to reveal a display of tribal jewelry from Asia and the Middle East.

Doors open to reveal a display of tribal jewelry from Asia and the Middle East.

A melange of Turkish and native American carpets lends warmth and color to the living room. The far end of the room features a Tibetan gong and stand and various pieces of Burmese lacquer. Caucasian soumak besiks cover the tables on the right side of the room, bearing a collection of middle eastern teapots and jugs.

A melange of Turkish and native American carpets lends warmth and color to the living room. The far end of the room features a Tibetan gong and stand and various pieces of Burmese lacquer. Caucasian soumak besiks cover the tables on the right side of the room, bearing a collection of middle eastern teapots and jugs.

The centerpiece of the music room is a  Steinway grand piano designed by Karl Lagerfield. Qing Dynasty Chinese and Tibetan robes decorate one wall and a  Burmese lacquer bible is framed on the other. A Qing Dynasty chair from southern China sits next to the piano, atop a modern naturally dyed Indian carpet.

The centerpiece of the music room is a Steinway grand piano designed by Karl Lagerfield. Qing Dynasty Chinese and Tibetan robes decorate one wall and a Burmese lacquer bible is framed on the other. A Qing Dynasty chair from southern China sits next to the piano, atop a modern naturally dyed Indian carpet.

An early 19th century Burmese temple ceiling panel decorates the right wall. The two chairs on the ground floor were handcrafted in Indonesia and the sofa and ottoman were crafted using reclaimed architectural elements from India and covered with Turkmen carpets.

An early 19th century Burmese temple ceiling panel decorates the right wall. The two chairs on the ground floor were handcrafted in Indonesia and the sofa and ottoman were crafted using reclaimed architectural elements from India and covered with Turkmen carpets.

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