Filipino Capiz Shell Windows | John Lander Photography
Windows made of capiz shells were originally chosen because it was cheaper to make windows of capiz than glass during the Spanish Colonial period of the Philippines. They continued to be made, however, thanks to their ability to allow enough light through and their strength in holding up to typhoons.
Historic Bahay-Na-Bato Restored to Spanish Colonial Era Glory
This 658sqm picturesque home in Vigan looks and feels like a classic home from 1872
Gabaldon Sillon Fraile (one of a pair)
The Gabaldon Sillon Fraile (Pair) 2nd Quarter of 19th Century Kamagong & Rattan H:44” x L:35 1/2” x W: 35 1/2” (112 cm x 90 cm x 90 cm) Lot 58 of the Leon Gallery auction in June 2014. See www.leon-gallery.com/ for details. Estimate: P 140,000 Provenance: Nueva Ecija Cabeza Don Mariano Santiago Tinio Don Casimiro Gonzales Tinio (Capitan Berong) Bernarda Diaz-Sta. Romana Tinio de Gabaldon Senen Tinio Gabaldon Isauro Valera Gabaldon Martin Imperial Tinio, Jr. A…
DULANG (Philippine Low Table)
DULANG or Low Table 19th Century FILIPINO Single timber Molave Wood construction. This Dulang or Low Table is a vestigial remnant of the eating / feasting tables used by pre-Hispanic, pre-colonial Filipinos. Dimensions: 47" L X 23" W X 14" H Note: If I remember correctly, I saw this piece in Boni Mercado's shop a long, long time ago before it was placed in a container and shipped overseas!