About Us

Established in 1924, Balaji’s Antiques and Collectibles is a family owned business located in the oldest part of Bangalore city.

We specialise in South Indian works of art including Ravi Varma lithographs, unique bronze artefacts, Mysore and Tanjore paintings and maps of India. In addition we deal in both colonial and ethnic furniture and international early technology like mechanical gramophones, collectible watches and tin toys.

Our loyal clientele, which is local, national and global, appreciate our ability to source unusual items as well as vintage pieces. This ability meant we were able to supply David Lean with many of the props he needed, from old newspapers to vintage cars, for the film ‘A Passage to India’.

We travel widely in South India and, with thorough research, have managed to acquire rare objects and historically important works of art for museums like Dharmasthala (South Kanara), the Omega Museum (Geneva) as well as for private collectors.