United States, Eastern Seaboard, ca. 1760 to 1780. Imposing iron pike/spontoon. Large folded shaft, tapered blade with added bronze decorative attachment where blade insets into sleeve. Rare! Size: 16" L. Excellent.
Roman Empire, ca. 236 to 237 CE. Minted in Rome, under the SC (approval of the Senate). Gorgeously toned and well struck sestertius of the emperor Maximinus. Obverse: MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I right. Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTI, S C in exergue, Salus seated left, feeding out of patera serpent rising from altar to left. RIC (Roman Imperican Coinage) 85. Size: 27mm. 20.4 grams. Very Fine to Extremely Fine. ...click for details
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Chimu culture, ca. 900 to 1100 CE. A beautiful necklace comprised of cylindrical shaped shell beads in hues of purple and mauve (many hand carved and some with modern cuts) alternating with disk-shaped lustrous shell beads in varying shades of cream. The pendant is a bronze bell with fantastic blue-green patina. The bell not only jingles but is also adorned with a sinuous serpent wriggling beneath the suspension hole. Size: 31"L (79 cm). Intact with working ...click for details
c. 3rd Century CE
Made in typical crossbow form with knobbed terminals on cross bar. Intricate metalwork on the foot of the brooch and traces of gold inlay present.
In good condition with natural patina present.
10 x 6 cm (3.94 x 2.36 inches) ...click for details
c. Early 3rd Century CE
Made in typical crossbow form with knobbed terminals on crossbar and pin still attached.
In excellent condition with natural patina present.
7.5 x 6 cm (2.95 x 2.36 inches) ...click for details
The subject matter of Putti assisting to direct the looker is undeniably charming On this dressing mirror, finely cast with its original beveled mirror, Ca 1940. Dimensions; Measurements as follows, 16 inches in height and 8.5 inches in width and 6 inches in depth. Condition Report; Slight rubbing to the gold from handling otherwise no condition issues noted.
A bronze statue of an elder luohan with serene facial feature, standing on a lotus base and cast in one piece. Showing the worshipping Kasyapa who was one of the principal disciples of Buddha Shakyamuni. Condition: base with a square notch, few tiny casting flaws. Dimension: 18.8 cm high, weight: 680 g.
Striking bronze bust of the man from La Mancha Don Quixote--base, helmet and moustache are polished bronze contrasted by patinated bronze head and neck-25 inches tall-signed by MONYO who is Prince Simon Mihailescu-Nasturel- American/ Romanian- born in 1926-minor scratches-overall excellent condition -no repairs-weight about 35 pounds-charming piece-fyi--helmet is supposed to be an inverted piss pot
FINELY ENGRAVED AND GILT FIGURE OF A BUDDHIST DEITY, SINO-TIBETAN 19TH. CENTURY.
A bearded figure seated on a Throne or base draped with lionskin. The figure with a high bun, the beard and hair with blue pigment. The details finely chased or carved, firegilded in the old manor. the base sealed with a old original seal, never opened and re ...click for details
Chinese qing dynasty bronze censer,Mark at the base. 18cm wide, 12cm mouth rim diameter, 6,5cm high. censer has small repair at the body (please see on the picture). no dent or crack. 1475 gram weight.