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Items tagged with 20TH CENTURY

Arunchal Pradesh Folk Figure

Arunchal Pradesh Folk Figure

Wood festival figure, India, 20½" x 15" x 4"

Balinese Prosperity Figures

Balinese Prosperity Figures

Pair of Balinese prosperity figures holding lotus buds,robes made from Chinese coins, Bali, Indonesia, circa 1950's

Balinese Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

Balinese Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

"Wayang Kulit" shadow puppet, Kumbokorno, a character from the Ramayana, from water buffalo hide w/natural dyes, Bali, Indonesia, M. - L. 20th Century, 42" tall x 22" wide

Binabuy Pig Figure

Binabuy Pig Figure

Binabuy (companion to Bulul) pig figure, Philippines

Bontoc Pine

Bontoc Pine "Duyo" Food Bowl

Bontoc pine "duyo" food bowl, Banaue Luzon Cordillera, Philippines

Buddhist Temple Altar Panel

Buddhist Temple Altar Panel

Buddhist temple altar panel, Hanoi, Vietnam. Early 20th century. 44" x 17¼" x 1"

Buddhist Temple Elephant

Buddhist Temple Elephant

Buddhist temple elephant, Thailand, M. 20th Century, 46" tall x 22" x 45" long

Buddhist Temple Silver Ceremonial Bowl

Buddhist Temple Silver Ceremonial Bowl

Buddhist temple ceremonial bowl, 95% pure silver, 92 troy ounce, Thailand, E.20th C., 15" dia. x 8½" tall.

Burmese Temple Corbel

Burmese Temple Corbel

Painted teak temple corbel, Burma, 20th C., 56" tall x 21" wide x 2" thick.

Candomblé Afro-Brazil Voodoo Figures

Candomblé Afro-Brazil Voodoo Figures

Pair male & female iron figures. Candomblé Jefe Afro-Brazil religious cult from the Vodous Kingdom of Dahomey, Salvadore, Bahia, Brazil, late 20th century. 36" tall.

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The Richard Gervais Collection is home based in San Francisco, California and is a long standing reliable resource for unique collectibles and art, available to the public and the wholesale trade community of interior designers, decorators, landscape architects, gardeners and collectors. The collection consists of a myriad of country, ethnic, primitive and folk art, antiquities, artifacts and decorative home accessories and furniture from many international ports of call.

Richard Gervais is the hands on owner and founder and travels extensively through Asia concentrating his travels to the countries of Bali, Brazil, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macau, the Philippines, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam in constant search of unique, interesting and the unusual in antiquities, art and artifacts. His collection is featured in several leading design showrooms on both coasts.

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Jonathan E. French Ph.D. - San Francisco

Richard Gervais, proprietor of the Richard Gervais Collection located in San Francisco, is a dealer in ethnic and folk art from S.E. Asia, whom I have known for many years. I have found Richard to be a most generous, even gracious fellow who not only makes the world’s artistic bounty both available and affordable, but who spends most of his waking hours pursuing these items with an admirable degree of reverence for the old traditions from which they spring. As a forensic psychologist and old Philippine hand myself, I sometimes cast a jaundiced eye upon the doings of certain dealers who are blinded by money or ego, often both. Richard does not fit into this category by any means. I have likewise had the pleasure of encountering him on the road in Southeast Asia, where he certainly knows how to enjoy himself as he goes about his business. And even though the number of bona fide tribal artifacts is fading away in many parts of the world, one can always find among Richard’s extensive inventory that special item, be it decorative or ethnographic, that will warm the cockles of someone’s heart. It is a pleasure to engage with him, be it for business or for pleasure. He is, need I add, a gentleman and a scholar and a peach of a guy.

Jonathan E. French, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist

 

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