Curating Asian Art

R.K Moorthy

R.K Moorthy

Curating Indian artifacts for over 40 years, Moorthy has an eye for the unusual & beautiful. The journey has been an interesting & exciting one for him. The years have been spent building up collections of value for many customers turned friends both in India & abroad. His innate ability to identify original indian artifacts, his vast storehouse of knowledge is possibly unparalleled in the business. His team of trained craftspeople have the utmost respect for him.

Moorthy, in the recent past, has been liaising with senior Curators of museums, most recently being the Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide & the Art Gallery of Canberra, Australia. Moorthy is presently the Curator of the Archdiocesan Museum of Christian Art, Mumbai.

SpecialtiesEarly Indian artifacts, Colonial furniture from the late 1600s to early 1900s, antique lighting, jewellery, folk art, antique textiles

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Jacinta Moorthy

Jacinta, has been in the dealing room with Moorthy for close to 3 decades & they make a great team. Her interest lies chiefly in the history of Colonial furniture in the Indian Sub-Continent & has under the eagle eye of Moorthy developed her style & ability to discern the subtler nuances of the business.

Jacinta has a keen sense of aesthetics & is a people person; this interest is what makes her notice what the customers preferences & interests are & is able consequently to offer the right pieces to them.

Specialties: Indian artifacts, Antique jewellery, old maps, Indo-Portuguese furniture