Frequently Ask Questions

Q. What does Natesan's deal in?

Natesan's has two broad divisions. One that manufactures exclusive indian handicrafts and the other that deals in the finest Indian Antiquities.

Q. Which medium are the handicrafts made in?

The Company works on wood, bronze, brass, stone and paper.

Q. Do you ship?

Yes, we ship the handicrafts that we manufacture across the globe. We have a professional team that packs, crates, insures and ships via sea and air. We have been doing this for the last eight decades.

Q. Do you also send through courier?

Yes, we enjoy preferred rates for door to door courier shipments.

Q. Is the antiquities division permitted to deal in antiquities?

Yes, the Company holds an Antique Dealer's license issued by the Government of India.

Q. Is it legal to own an antique?

Yes, it is absolutely legal to own an antique. One only needs to comply with rules and regulations specified under the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act.

Q. Does the Company also purchase antiquities?

Yes, the Company also purchases bona fide antiquities.

Q. What kind of antiques does the Company handle?

The Company deals exclusively in Indian Art. That includes stone sculptures, bronzes, wood carvings, miniature paintings, pichwais, textiles, tribal art, terracottas, etc. It also deals in old architectural objects like pillars, ceilings, doors, vessels, lamps, etc.

Q. What is the position that the Company enjoys in the field of antiques
in India?

To the best of our knowledge the Company is the market leader. It is the most active dealer of ancient Indian Art in the organized sector in India.

Q. What is the procedure involved in the purchase of an antique?

The Company deals in registered antiques. These are objects are registered and certified with the Department of Archaeology. When you purchase an object, the ownership is transferred to your name just like shares, bonds etc. The buyer is then the owner of the piece and he needs to retain it within the country as per the law.

 

natesan's Antiqarts (Mumbai) P. Ltd.

Nagree Building,
54, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road,
Mumbai - 400 001, India

E-mail: mumbai@natesansantiqarts.com

Tel: +91 22 22852700
Fax: +91 22 22852121

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