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Items tagged with VIETNAM

Bronze Food Platter

Bronze Food Platter

Bronze food platter with three stylized animal head feet, Vietnam

Buddhist Temple Altar Panel

Buddhist Temple Altar Panel

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

Buddhist Temple Devotee

Buddhist Temple Devotee

Carved wooden Buddhist temple devotee, with polychrome paint, Vietnam, L. 20th Century, 21" tall x 12" wide x 10.5" deep

Carved Wooden Kite Flute

Carved Wooden Kite Flute

Carved wooden "kite flute" which attaches to the kite frame and whistles when aloft, wood w/black and gold lacquer. 18½" x 4½", Vietnam, 19th C.

Ceramic Garden Stool

Ceramic Garden Stool

Ceramic garden stool, green glazed, Vietnam, L. 19th C. 12½" x 20"

Decorative Ceramic Storage Jar

Decorative Ceramic Storage Jar

Decorative ceramic storage jar with dragon motif design, Vietnam

Dong Son Bronze Cooking Vessel

Dong Son Bronze Cooking Vessel

Bronze cooking vessel with handles & horizontal line decoration, Dong son period, 11" dia. x 11" tall. Vietnam, 500 BC - 300 AD

Elephant Garden Stool

Elephant Garden Stool

Ceramic garden stool, elephant figure, 20" d x 11 w x 21" tall. Vietnam, early 20th century.

Excavated Bronze Cooking Vessel

Excavated Bronze Cooking Vessel

Excavated bronze cooking vessel, Dong son period, Vietnam

French Christian Santo

French Christian Santo

French Christian santo figure, Vietnam, E. 20th Century,

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about_collection

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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.

client-testimonial

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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