Vintage original and signed painting of englich jockey, Sir Gordon Richards 1904-1986. Often acclaimed as the worlds greatest jockey and the only one given knighthood. Acrylic/oil on canvas. Signed by artist, Christie. Framed in an oak frame. Dates to about 1960's or 70's. Lovely detail, some minor surface wear. Measures 31" tall by 27" wide. A nice quality piece at a wonderful value. Purchased in England about 10 years ago...
This beautiful Greek Icon came from a Greek store in San Francisco that was going out of business after many decades. It is still in the protective bag they had it in so it has never been exposed. It is a silvered metal front, the images of Mary and the child are on printed paper. It is on a composition wood back that is about 3/4" thick. It is 5 3/4" wide, 7 1/2" tall. An elegant piece.
This lovely icon came from old stock in a Greek shop that was going out of business in San Francisco. It is still in a store package and has never been exposed. It is about 7 1/" tall, on a composition wood back3/4" thick. The front is silvered metal, the face images are on printed paper. It is the Annunciation.Back label gives origin and a date of 1964. Not positive that this is the year of production, it is at least 35 years old.
Hand knotted yoruk rug with two bands of decoration bordered by rust and black bands. c1920. It measures 104 cm by 85 cm.
Hand knoted persian rug made of wool. Dark blue against a pale rose ground makes this an eye catching piece. The central medallion is bordered with a pale green. The border has floral scrolling band between bands with parallelograms in blue, green, and rose pink. Staines
and wear in central area. It measures 7'7" by 5'7"
Beautiful Persian hand knotted rug with dark blue and rose coloration with vibrant orange highlights, early 20th century. It measures 10'4" by 4'9".
A well crafted and ornate Wahabi Sword from Saudi Arabia. This is made with a coin silver alloy. The quality of the workmanship is excellent, the surface has a foliate embossing with beaded trim pieces. Also some filigree floret appliques,and extremely fine granulation. The sword fits nicely into the scabbard. This would look great with a little buffing from a polishing cloth. The sword is 28" long and 3.25" at it's widest point...
Hand knotted kashkaie rug made of wool. It has a beautiful design of bands with large medallions interspersed with bands of small rectalinear medallions (c1950) It measures 6'2" by 8'7".
Vintage Kazak style hand knotted wool rug with central red hexagonal medallion on a blue ground with a cream colored border c1950. It measures 6'8" by 8'7".
Kazak hand knotted rug made of wool from the middle east. Beautiful central medallion with blue, red and green design on a pale yellow/cream colored ground. The border has unusual medallion shaped design in red with blue, blue with yellow, and light pink with green. It measures 8' by 10'8".
Hand knotted Kazak rug with blue, red and yellow hues throughout. The border is an ornate interlacing pattern. It measures 97" by 69".
Afshar Persian rug with simple diagonal bands in pink, blue, and, white, from Iran, hand knotted wool. Age early 20th. century. It measures 60" by 81".
Persian Afshar hand knotted wool rug. The Afshar were a preeminent nomad tribe who crafted high quality rugs. The three stepped medallions in the center is one of their typical designs. The center ground is a dark blue spotted with flowers surrounding the three cream colored medallions that are stepped in red, Age early 20th century. It measures 82" by 58"
Uzbek/kazak hand knotted wool rug. The center is dominated by a light yellow medallion edged with red. The exterior band has a rectalinear pattern in blues, greens, reds and yellows bordered by two narrow bands filled with flowers. Dates from mid 20th century. It measures 42" by 53".
Vintage kazak rug, circa 1980. The rug is beautifully hand- knotted with reds and accented with blues and creams. The border has a geometrical floral band with red flowers, blue diamond shapes on cream ground. The center has a red ground with blue and cream colored designs. last quarter 20th century. It measures 73" by 54".