Hardbound copy of 'A Caro Grammar' by Robbins Burling, 1961 First Edition of 1000. Published by Members of the Faculty of the Schools of Linguistics, Deccan College, Poona, jointly with the Linguistic Society of India, 1961. Printed in India by K. A. Korula at the Wesley Press in Mysore City. Measures 7.25 x 9.75 inches.
Early small lift top travel trunk. Northern India circa 1800. All original. Dovetailed sides, hand wrought hardware and hand carved design on front. Traces of the original polychrome. Measures 25.5 inches wide, 12 inches deep and 12 inches high.
Pair of flute carved padouk wood lamps. India, circa 1900. Hand carved from single blocks of wood. Note the wonderful angled wave detail at the shoulder. Padouk is a very dense and hard wood that requires great skill to carve. Excellent condition with new linen shades, harps and wiring. Each measures 30 inches high to the harps and 18 inches high to the top of the wood base.
Indian Embroideries by John Irwin and Margaret Hall. First edition published in 1973 by S. R. Bastikar for the Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad, India. This is the 2nd in a series of 3 volumes published of the entire collections of the Calico Museum. Mr. Irwin was the Keeper of the Oriental Dept., Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Beautiful plates. Good condition, with original dust cover. Measures 9 x 11.5 inches.