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Antique? Old? Reclaimed?

Indian Antiques Products Vintage Indian Carvings

Antique? Old? Reclaimed?

Antique? Old? Reclaimed? "If it doesn’t look new we’ll call it an antique”. That could certainly be true of shops and warehouses in India. Odd really because you’re not allowed to take antiques out of the country without a license. But if it’s “antique” it’s seen to be worth more. So what’s going on? It’s certainly the case that if you show interest in something it will be described as antique even though it plainly isn’t. How old are these objects like the Lion Headed Man in our collection? An antique is defined as being over 100 years old. We...

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