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Small wooden chest / box from Kohistan region in northern Pakistan. Engravings with floral motifs are on the front and on the lid. Made with the interlocking technique typical of the mountain peoples from Kohistan to Pakistani Swat to Afghan Nuristan. Dimensions: 43 x 22 x 32 (H) cm.

Little Chest from Kohistan, Pakistan, late XIX century

Small wooden chest / box from Kohistan region in northern Pakistan. Engravings with floral motifs are on the front and on the lid. Made with the interlocking technique typical of the mountain peoples from Kohistan to Pakistani Swat to Afghan Nuristan. Dimensions: 43 x 22 x 32 (H) cm.

A small handicraft jewel, used to carry and preserve the precious linchpin, a tool extremely useful in everyday life in the past. Size: 5 x 3 x 8 cm.

Laquered wooden carry-linchpin box, Nepal, XX century

A small handicraft jewel, used to carry and preserve the precious linchpin, a tool extremely useful in everyday life in the past. Size: 5 x 3 x 8 cm.

Small table from the Pakistani Punjab, wood inlaid with geometric motifs. Size: 26 x 26 x 16 (H) cm.

Little table, Punjab, Pakistan, late XIX / early XIX cent

Small table from the Pakistani Punjab, wood inlaid with geometric motifs. Size: 26 x 26 x 16 (H) cm.

The particularity of this chair is its inlay on both sides of the backrest. The wisdom of the sheepskin weave completes its extraordinary beauty.  In the villages of the Swat Valley, population, from the Pashtun ethnic group, usually sits on the floor on cushions. Only the very elderly or people of high rank sit a few centimeters higher. Size: 50 x 51 x 85 cm.

Swat Chair, Pakistan, XIX Century

The particularity of this chair is its inlay on both sides of the backrest. The wisdom of the sheepskin weave completes its extraordinary beauty. In the villages of the Swat Valley, population, from the Pashtun ethnic group, usually sits on the floor on cushions. Only the very elderly or people of high rank sit a few centimeters higher. Size: 50 x 51 x 85 cm.

Small table from the Pakistani Punjab, wood inlaid with geometric motifs. Size: 26 x 26 x 16 (H) cm.

Little table, Punjab, Pakistan, late XIX / early XIX cent

Small table from the Pakistani Punjab, wood inlaid with geometric motifs. Size: 26 x 26 x 16 (H) cm.

Only state officers and the most important families had furniture in their homes, especially trunks and cupboards used for storage. This cupboard made of Himalayan conifer, with central double doors, retains the charm of Tibet. The magic of the original polychrome decoration with floral and geometric motifs makes it a masterpiece. The front is divided into eight panels of equal size: the four in the centre are opening doors. Size: 135 x 42 x 108 (H) cm.

Cabinet, Central Tibet, XIX Century

Only state officers and the most important families had furniture in their homes, especially trunks and cupboards used for storage. This cupboard made of Himalayan conifer, with central double doors, retains the charm of Tibet. The magic of the original polychrome decoration with floral and geometric motifs makes it a masterpiece. The front is divided into eight panels of equal size: the four in the centre are opening doors. Size: 135 x 42 x 108 (H) cm.

This cage for small birds recalls the shape of the typical island houses. Size: 76 x 27 x 34 cm.

Cage in polychrome wood and bamboo, island of Java (Indonesia), early XX century

This cage for small birds recalls the shape of the typical island houses. Size: 76 x 27 x 34 cm.

Sisham wooden carved sideboard with drawers and flaps from the Pakistani Punjab, probably intended to contain food and seeds, XIX century. Punjab, the "land of five rivers", between India and Pakistan, has maintained in the centuries its own strong identity and its own language, despite the many dominations, from the Greeks to the British.  Size: 108 x 44 x 75 cm.

Cabinet, Punjab, Sisham Wood, XIX Century

Sisham wooden carved sideboard with drawers and flaps from the Pakistani Punjab, probably intended to contain food and seeds, XIX century. Punjab, the "land of five rivers", between India and Pakistan, has maintained in the centuries its own strong identity and its own language, despite the many dominations, from the Greeks to the British. Size: 108 x 44 x 75 cm.

Cabinet made of mountain cedarwood, decorated with engravings, with a sliding door to access internal space. Origin: Swat Valley, Pakistan. Period: early XX century. The Swat Valley is a mountainous and fertile area in the extreme Northwestern Pakistan, well known for the fine woodworking, especially in furniture. The woods of cedar and walnut are the preferred materials for architectural elements, such as decorations and beams for furniture and tools. Generally, the houses do not have much…

Cabinet, Pakistan, Early XX Century

Cabinet made of mountain cedarwood, decorated with engravings, with a sliding door to access internal space. Origin: Swat Valley, Pakistan. Period: early XX century. The Swat Valley is a mountainous and fertile area in the extreme Northwestern Pakistan, well known for the fine woodworking, especially in furniture. The woods of cedar and walnut are the preferred materials for architectural elements, such as decorations and beams for furniture and tools. Generally, the houses do not have much…

Finely decorated with naturalistic motifs. It needs a light restoration. Size: 20 x 20 x 6 (H) cm.

Laquered wooden box, Japan, first half XX cent

Finely decorated with naturalistic motifs. It needs a light restoration. Size: 20 x 20 x 6 (H) cm.

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