Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta)  This traditional, ceremonial hand held ghanta (bell) is topped by the Hindu mythological bull, Nandi, the mount of the god Shiva. The handle is ring and baluster turned on a waisted bell with a wide lip shoulder and ring decoration. 19th century

Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta) This traditional, ceremonial hand held ghanta (bell) is topped by the Hindu mythological bull, Nandi, the mount of the god Shiva. The handle is ring and baluster turned on a waisted bell with a wide lip shoulder and ring decoration. 19th century

Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta)  This traditional, ceremonial hand held bell (ghanta) is topped by a three-prong finial, perhaps referencing Lord Shiva's weapon of a trident. The handle is ring and baluster turned on a waisted bell with a wide lip shoulder and ring decoration. 19th century

Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta)

Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta) This traditional, ceremonial hand held bell (ghanta) is topped by a three-prong finial, perhaps referencing Lord Shiva's weapon of a trident. The handle is ring and baluster turned on a waisted bell with a wide lip shoulder and ring decoration. 19th century

Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta)  This traditional, ceremonial hand held bell (ghanta) is topped by a teardrop finial. The handle is ring turned on a waisted bell with a wide lip shoulder and ring decoration. 19th century

Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta)

Indian Hindu Ritual Bronze Bell (Ghanta) This traditional, ceremonial hand held bell (ghanta) is topped by a teardrop finial. The handle is ring turned on a waisted bell with a wide lip shoulder and ring decoration. 19th century

Portuguese Painted Pine Reliquary Altar Cabinet  This table-top display cabinet was hand fashioned with an arched, bonnet top and well defined moulding around the arched top door opening (note: no glass). It displays the original painted finish with faux-marbling and canted corner side panels and is raised on a bracket base with a cupid's bow apron to the front. 19th century

Portuguese Painted Pine Reliquary Altar Cabinet

Portuguese Painted Pine Reliquary Altar Cabinet This table-top display cabinet was hand fashioned with an arched, bonnet top and well defined moulding around the arched top door opening (note: no glass). It displays the original painted finish with faux-marbling and canted corner side panels and is raised on a bracket base with a cupid's bow apron to the front. 19th century

Nandi, “The Happy One,” is the sacred bull of the Hindu god Shiva.   c. 1200–1250, India

Nandi, “The Happy One,” is the sacred bull of the Hindu god Shiva. c. 1200–1250, India

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Reliquaries  circa 1820

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Reliquaries

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Reliquaries circa 1820

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Altar Candlesticks  19th century

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Baroque Style Silver Mounted Altar Candlesticks

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Altar Candlesticks 19th century

Rare Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Reliquaries  Typical of this form of altar garnitures, this unusually large pair was hand crafted with embossed and chased silver applied to a teakwood base, in rococo designs encompassing scroll, fan and floral motifs. They make a major decorating statement in today's homes. Late 18th/early 19th century

Rare Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Reliquaries

Rare Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Reliquaries Typical of this form of altar garnitures, this unusually large pair was hand crafted with embossed and chased silver applied to a teakwood base, in rococo designs encompassing scroll, fan and floral motifs. They make a major decorating statement in today's homes. Late 18th/early 19th century

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Reliquaries  Condition note: missing some small silver pieces. circa 1840

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Reliquaries

Pair of Indo-Portuguese Silver Mounted Reliquaries Condition note: missing some small silver pieces. circa 1840

Indian Rajasthani Teak Double Doorway and Frame

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