This This Moroccan Jambiya (Koumiya) features a graceful curving line, with intricate embossing, Measuring 15" long and weighing a little under a pound, the handle and sheath are encased with with embossed silver metal. The blade appears to be carbon steel, and isn't particularly sharp. There are a pair of rings for attaching it to a belt. I suspect this may be a Moroccan ceremonial or display piece from the 1960's.
This Eastern dagger features a graceful curving line, with intricate embossing featuring a king and the Star of David, on the handle and sheath It Measures 9" (23cm) long and weighs a half pound (.23kg). The blade is smooth brass, and isn't particularly sharp. There are a pair of rings for attaching it to a belt. It also would grace a desk nicely as a paper knife. This would be an excellent dagger to incorporate into a costume for fantasy, SCA or Renaissance Faires
This is a GREAT PERSIAN PRAYER RUG. This BEAUTIFUL HAND~WOVEN RUG is from QUM and measures 4'7" x 7'. Designed with Woven Flowers and the TREE of LIFE and VASE Motif. This RUG is tightly Woven, All Wool, and in MINT CONDITION circa third 1/4 of the 20th Century. From a Maryland Estate of First~Rate CARPETS & ARTWORK.
Egyptian folding backgammon board Inlaid with mother of pearl, bone, wood, blue and red stone. Checker board outside with squares and roundels. Bordered with squares inlaid with 8 point stars and rectangles inlaid with triangles. The interior features a inlaid backgammon board, excellent condition. Measures 20.75" w X 21.25" l (open) X 3.75"h (closed).
This miniature oil painting on bone depicts a polo game set in a courtyard surrounded by buildings. The polo players are mounted on horses and wearing turbans. The surrounding mat has an ornate hand painted border and the frame is inlaid with strips of bone. The polo painting is 7 inches x 2 inches. With the frame included the piece measures The entire piece is 9+ inches x 4+ inches.
A Qajar style Persian enamel bowl and stand probably made in Iran during the early 20th Century - circa 1900 - 1950. Condition - there are losses to the enamels of both bowl and stand - please examine pictures. Stand - 9.9 inches (15cm) long; 5.5 inches (14cm) wide...
A Qajar style Persian enamel bowl and stand made in Iran during either the late 19th or early 20th Centuries. Condition - good. There is age related wear - enamel losses to the edges - but no dents and no restoration. Stand - 6.2 inches (15.5 cm) diameter...
Fifteen Ottoman horsemen gallop across the 33-inch length of this hunt scene miniature. The unusual panoramic format of the painting, reminiscent of a hand scroll, was achieved by attaching three old manuscript pages together lengthwise. Done on a background of gold leaf, the scene is colorful and lively, with brightly attired horsemen and horses in a field of flowers and trees...
Each square tile is hand decorated in blues, green, mustard yellow, and iron red with a clear over glaze. Each tile is unmarked.
Size: 5 7/8” square
Condition: Very Good, one tile with slight scratches and one tile with slight crazing.
SOLD Antique made of pure silver plaque, 19th century, Persia. DETAILS: decorated in repousse and deeply engraved with Sasanian motifs depicting the Investiture of Bahram. Width: 4 5/8 in (11,8 cm). Height: 2 inches (5,2cm).