Detail of Hand carved fleur for curved bonnet on built in china cabinets for a Boiserie dining room. Drawing & hand carving shown here in raw domestic hard wood. Manufactured & designed by Auffrance.
Indian Antique Bronze Figure of Durga (item #1243533, detailed views)
Goa stones, named for the place where they were manufactured by Jesuits in the late seventeenth century, were manmade versions of bezoars (gallstones from ruminants). Both types were used for their medicinal and talismanic powers
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart A red lacquer tray, Qing dynasty A reverse glass painting, Qing dynasty, Century A large pair of turquoise ground famille rose vases, early Century with Qianlongs sealmark A French late Empire