HEAVY SPANISH BRONZE MORTAR WITH HIGH RELIEF DESIGN, DATING TO 1550 AD.

Beautifully hand cast with a deeply moulded design of letters in relief around the body intersected by large ribs.

The mortar is ca. 12,2 cm. wide and weighing app. 1 kilograms.

Condition: Superb!, exceptional quality with a fine untouched patination. Provenance: Large Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1301291 (stock #twohorsehead)
This is a great stick that features two horse heads at either end of the handle. The horses have great details and glass eyes. There is also a great detail on the silver collar. This stick measures 34 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4". The handle itself measures 1 1/2" x 5 1/4" x 1 1/4". The collar is 1 1/4" and the ferrule is 2". A great stick!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1301286 (stock #couplestickq)
This stick features a coupled physically engaged at the top of the stick. This stick measures 35 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3/4". The handle itself measures 3" x 2 1/4" x 3/4". The ferrule is 1".
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1900 item #1301283 (stock #walrussoldie)
This stick, Ca. 1880, features a soldier carved out of walrus ivory and inscribed "Qv Co. 5" - possibly referring to this particular soldiers rank. This stick has a wonderful rose gold collar that is marked RFS & Co. The stick also has a great exotic hardwood shaft. This stick measures 32 1/4" x 3/4" x 1 1/2". The ivory handle by itself measures 3 3/4" x 3/4" x 1 1/2". The collar is 1" and the ferrule is 1/2". A very nice stick indeed!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Sewing : Pre 1910 item #1301168
Global Ceramics
$100.00
Antique scissors, small, for embroidery work, and a measuring tool for knitting, a needle gauge. The scissors made of silvered steel marked Solingen, world famous German knife manufacturing town. The needle gauge of barometer/thermometer shape, marked E & S and Stricknadel Lehre (German for knitting needle gauge). Length of scissors "3 ¾ / 9 cm and of gauge "3 ½ / 8,5 cm. Condition: fine.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1920 item #1300885
Very well designed and crafted Alexandre Auguste CARON (1857-1932) bronze seal, depicting a young girl in standing position with the right hand in her pocket and biting left hand finger in a contemplative position. Size; Height of seal is 3 3/4 inches, no condition issues beside age wear.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1910 item #1300646 (stock #474ai)
E & M Perez
$695.00
In red velvet lined rosewood case, this brass microscope is in the style of Benjamin Martin, and dates to the mid nineteenth century. Most of the original pieces are included, and the microscope is in working condition. There is an old solder repair along the side of the rack and pinion, which is visible in the photos. Unsigned, it is likely English. The case is in good condition, with a few light splits in the wood, and both the top cartouche and key escutcheon are mother of pearl...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Medical : Veterinary : Pre AD 1000 item #1299970
Priceless Past
$575.00
This is a bronze or copper alloy horse bridle bit. It dates to the Zhou dynasty (as early as 1100 BCE) of ancient China. This particular piece is a very rare type with extra loops on each end. It measures roughly 20 cm in length and weighs 158 grams. This piece is in excellent condition and would be a great addition to any collection.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1299451 (stock #800slvdogstk)
This is a great walking stick made with 800 silver in the shape of a dogs head. He has wonderful yellow glass eyes and he is in perfect condition! This stick measures 35" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2". The handle itself measures 2 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 1 1/2". The collar is 1/8" and the ferrule is 1". A great stick for any dog lover!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1920 item #1299286 (stock #6parrots)
This is a fantastic walking stick that features 6 small parrots in a row. The parrots are carved from bone and they all have glass eyes. This wonderful stick measures 37" x 4 1/4" x 1 1/2". The handle itself measures 2 1/2" x 4 1/4" x 1 1/2". The ferrule measures 1 1/2" and the collar is 1 1/4". A great stick!
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1910 item #1299125 (stock #3587)
This obelisk shaped desk thermometer stands 172mm high and the stepped plinth base measures 63mm square. It is veneered with tortoiseshell, and the thermometer sits on a graduated bone backing. It has lost a very small area of tortoiseshell from the corner of the plinth, and the thermometer, which still reacts to temperature changes, appears to have lost the top of the tube. C1900.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1298154 (stock #10646)
EARLY SEA CAPTAIN’s LONG GLASS. Especially nice hand-held telescope made by the London maker T. Lorkin, as beautifully engraved in script near the eyepiece, “T. Lorkin, London, Day or Night.” This fine, olde English example has an early form single draw with wooden barrel and brass fittings. The wooden barrel is turned of a single piece of solid mahogany. The all original four lens optics produce a highly magnified, upright image of surprising clarity...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1298082
This Piece is in Excellent Condition! and Fully Functional. The key opens both upper and lower compartments. Cash Drawer features 4 separate coin compartments and three p[paper currency compartments.. Opening of drawers force a clapper strike against a brass bell producing a crisp /sharp mechanical bell tone. Seems designed to be heard throughout a shop or place of business.. Dimensions:
THE VANISHING HEAVENS
$425.00
425.00
This handsome solid brass and walnut pharmacy Pill Machine was used by 19th Century Druggist and designed to increase a pharmacist’s pill production. The instrument consists of two parts. 1. A Slanted Base Plate with two solid brass side rails and a fluted brass strip with markings with graduated markings 2. A Roller with 4 brass wheels and a fluted strip matching the base plate strip. Steps in making a pill: 1...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1298078
A Large Victorian Period Walnut and Brass Table Top Stereoscope Slide Viewer c1870 and a Collection of 41 Assorted Slides. Both the stereoscope and the slide collection are in excellent condition. 
This Victorian Period Table-Top Stereo Viewer, is of French or English origin. In addition to the normal lenses for viewing stereo cards, it 
features a large magnifying glass for viewing cabinet cards...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298045
This is a fine antique middle eastern cigarette box depicting a beautiful woman dancer on a fine textured motif. This rare cigarette case is guaranteed to be % 95 silver with a silver mark on the push bottom. It is indeed a true illustration of a fine craftsmanship. It has no dents or sign of repair, the door closes tight, and the interior strap is present and in good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1920 item #1298043
This fine vintage German Repoussé box depicts a pleasant scene in a village landscape. This box might have been used for cigarettes as well as carrying cards. It has some hairline marks on the reverse. A beautiful spiral pattern is repeated on the reverse with repoussé motives engraved throughout the edges. The cover of the case closes tight. This vintage German box is guaranteed to be silver with an engraving of 800 visible on the reverse...