A rare very large and massive Chinese pottery figure of an official or attendant, Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.
The figure stand on a small square plint and clad in a dark blue-glazed robe and a coloured tunic, with a red belt and on his head a high red hat. In his hands a dish in torquise glaze. ...click for details
A PAINTED POTTERY FIGURE OF A SOLDIER
SUI DYNASTY, 581–618 AD.
Standing on a narrow platform, his right arm raised and both hands pierced and held in a fist, so he has possibly held a weapon or a flag of wood, now lost. Good expression and style for type. ...click for details
An exceptional deep and large Greek bronze bowl, Hellenistic period 4th.-3rd. cent. BC.
The ceremonial offering bowl of shallow form with ridged shoulder and slightly everted rim, the bottom with a floral pattern with raised omphalos at center. Very high relief and perhaps the finest Omphallos bowl we've ever handled! ...click for details
A rare Islamic iron spear, dating to the medieval period, Seljuk to early Mamluk, c. 13th.-15th. century AD.
A rare and still typical Islamic weapon, very deadly and used in the holy wars. The slender tapering head of triangular cross-section with re-enforced tip for piercing armor, with narrow neck and a folded socket, two small holes ...click for details