Abandoned Transformation

Screen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.07.33 AMSituated on the edge of a traditional Goan village, jeweler Nishu Karimjee’s 100 year old bungalow seems edge, from the outside, to be typical of the homes in this area. But as soon as you step inside, it’s exceptional individually is reveled. An enchanting mix of colonial style Art Deco furniture and industrial accents, it’s both tranquil and  fascinating. This kind of beautifully balanced interior often evolves over a lifetime, but in fact Nishu has only lived in the house for 2 years.

Screen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.09.26 AMScreen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.09.06 AMScreen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.08.50 AM“I buy things because I like them, I might not know where they’re going to go, but they always seem to fit in somewhere.”


Italy circa 1840 painted torch than can be converted into a floor lamp (AZ167), England circa 1840 pair of cane lounge chairs with scrolled arms (AX74)

Screen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.08.35 AM“The colonial feel brings together India, Africa and France. It’s a mixture of everywhere i have come from.”Screen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.08.08 AM


England circa 1860 painted collectors cabinet chest with brass pulls and plinth base (AX10) England circa 1900 upholstered chair in oak (AY81)

Screen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.07.17 AMAW248AV124England circa 1930 pair of elegant Palladian arched window frame mirrors painted in black (AV124), France circa 1900 set of 6 elegant dining chairs with black leather seats and saber legs (AW248)Screen Shot 2013-06-13 at 9.06.54 AM AK101TT5W

England circa 1840  bronze hexagonal lantern (AK101), Italy circa 1790 lantern with metal vines at the top and base enclosing old glass (TT5W)AS21France circa 1840 gilt and faux grain painted mirror (AS21)

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