Wednesday, September 1, 2010

September Arrivals at Maiwa East

A container has just arrived from India - we've unpacked it and started to polish the wood ...


Handmade rakes from the rakemakers of Bagru, Rajasthan. Ordinarily these rakes are available only once a year at a special market festival. We saw them in the market and loved them so much that we brought some back. Made from carved wood, bound at the neck with a special handmade hide fitting.
Price each 29.95

The second item is an old teak sideboard. The beauty of the wood on this item provides an elegant compliment to any room.
Price 999.00




The third item is perfect find. Another old piece, this one is a flawless chest of drawers. Ten drawers with iron hardware. Classic lines finish the teak wood on this piece.
Price 649.00


The fourth item is an old teak vanity. Finished in the style of a writing desk this piece has four small drawers and a hinged box at the centre. Two larger drawers are found underneath with a mirror top and centre. This item is well suited for a hallway, bathroom or bedroom.
Price 649.00




Another eclectic item, this old hat stand features two mirrors, six coat hooks, standing space for umbrellas or walking sticks, and a drawer for keys, gloves or scarves. An addition that will make leaving or returning to the house a pleasure.
Price 499.00

The sixth item is and old cabinet, both tall and narrow. It has been finished to emphasize the beautiful patina on the distressed surface. The unusual shape of this cabinet works well for a corner, pantry, or niche area.
Price 599.00

We receive containers on a regular basis holding old furniture, carved doors & thresholds, teak cabinets, coffee tables, book cases, engraved water urns, ironwork chairs and tables, furniture handpainted by the renowned Abhi Shakar and Jetu Singh, and many other items both large and small.

All hardwoods are old or reclaimed.

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