Category: Featured Items

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New Arrivals: Pre-Columbian Jade

The exquisite beauty and incredible strength of jade resulted in the belief by numerous Pre-Columbian cultures that this remarkable stone had qualities of both power and magic. Crafted by expert artists, this extraordinary medium was used for the creation of spirited works of art--objects that gave substance to myth and its symbolic language.

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New Arrivals: African and Tribal Art

This week we are featuring a beautiful collection of newly added items to the website from the African and Tribal Arts. Including a magnificent Mangbetu sculptural vessel in the form of conjoined twins. Highly detailed with an elaborate surface texture and elegant form this is a unique piece whose two headed visage only serves to heighten its whimsical mystique.

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New Arrivals: The Classical Collection

This week we are featuring a variety of objects newly added to the website in the Classical Collection. Standout selections include a stunning Blue Glass Sealed Vessel and a beautiful pair of Roman Lion Head Roundels with handles. Last but not lease we are offering a small bronze handle with a delightful representation of Silenus and lovely patina.

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New Arrivals: Ancient Glass

The passage of centuries has graced us with these splendid objects... aglow with iridescence, making it look as if they were carved from a rare gemstone. The elegant purity of their shape appeals to the modern eye as much as it would have pleased the ancient, proving that classical beauty never goes out of fashion.

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Masterpieces of Islamic Metalwork

The Barakat Gallery has recently acquired a brilliant new collection of Islamic bronzes. Featuring everything from elegantly cast ewers and vessels, to exceptionally engraved 10th century sprinklers and vases. Additional standouts include the oil lamp pictured above, a 12th century lamp stand, and a beautiful mortar and pestle set.

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Scarab Pectoral Necklace of Tutankhamun

Created in Cairo in 1969 by the Armenian master jeweler Kevork, this is a completely unique one of a kind necklace made entirely by hand. Inspired by the world renowned tomb finds of King Tutankhamun, this is a modern masterwork conceived and crafted from the design of one of histories most sought after treasures.

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July Feature: Selections in Classical Art

Welcome to our 2nd monthly installment of featured selections. This month we are pleased to offer a wonderful assortment of new and unique items from the Classical collection. Our spotlight this month is on a beautiful second century marble depicting Cupid with a dolphin. At just over 17" inches tall this delightful rendering is not only elegantly carved but attractively sized.

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