Indian Hand Carved

Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920


Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920
Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920
Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920
Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920
Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920
Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920

Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920   Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920
About the item: Unusual antique coconut shell religious container/Icon, c1920. Most likely from Sothern India (probably Kerala) it is heavily carved and hand painted with an image of Christ. The shell splits in two, presumably so it could be used as a container. Overall condition is good with only minor surface wear in line with age and use. Please refer to the detailed photographs and feel free to contact me with any questions or if you would like to view the item.

Size: 13cm diameter x 22cm tall. About me: I have been a passionate collector of antiques and collectables for over 30 years. My tastes are diverse and range from fine antique furniture, African , Indian and Asian ethnographic antiques and tribal art, to vintage slot machines - the more unusual and curious the better! I have travelled extensively throughout Africa, Asia, India, North America and much of my collection has been sourced in the Country of origin. After many years of collecting I decided to start to sell and have established'Curious Antiques' which specialises in a range of fine and more unusual antiques.

These include fine furniture, religious items, militaria, amusement machines and one of the Countries best collections of African, Chinese, Eastern and Indian tribal and ethnographic antiques. I value your custom and will do all I can to keep you happy and satisfied. The item "Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920" is in sale since Monday, March 22, 2021.

This item is in the category "Collectables\Religion & Spirituality\Christianity\Icons".1328" and is located in North Walsham.

This item can be shipped worldwide.

  1. Age: 1900-1940
  2. Antique: Yes
  3. Product: Antique Icon
  4. Country/Region of Manufacture: India
  5. Item: Icons
  6. Religion/ Spirituality: Christianity
  7. Religion: Christianity
  8. Material: Coconut Shell
  9. Original/Repro: Original
  10. Type: Coconut Container


Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920   Antique Indian Hand Carved/Painted Religious Coconut Shell Icon/Container, c1920