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Items tagged with INDIA

Arunchal Pradesh Folk Figure

Arunchal Pradesh Folk Figure

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

Brass Bird Cage

Brass Bird Cage

Brass birdcage on wheels with hanger loop, Lucknow, India, L. 19th Century, 18" x 24" x 34" tall

Buddha in Lotus Position

Buddha in Lotus Position

Carved teak panel depicting Buddha in five mudras, Orissa, India. 69" x 19" x 2"

Carved Ganesha Figure

Carved Ganesha Figure

Carved "Ganesha" figure, Hindu deity and "Remover of Obstacles", w/polychome paint, 84" x 25" x 9", India, L. 20th C.

Carved Teakwood Camel Shaped Storage Box

Carved Teakwood Camel Shaped Storage Box

Carved teakwood camel shaped storage box, Rajasthan, India

Carved Temple Guardian

Carved Temple Guardian

Polychrome painted wood temple guardian figure, India

Carved Tiger Figure

Carved Tiger Figure

Teak carving of stylized tiger, India

Gangalaya Vessel India

Gangalaya Vessel India

Incised brass Gangalaya vessel, India

Hand Carved

Hand Carved "Nandi" Bull

Hand-carved "Nandi" bill, (Lord Shiva's mount), India

Hindu God Krishna Panel

Hindu God Krishna Panel

Krishna life segments vignettes painted door, India

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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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