Ancient Pre-Columbian from Nicoya Culture (ca. 1000-1500 AD) polychrome ceramic effigy vessel supported on low pedestal foot with projecting animal head containing a rattle painted around with geometric designs in shades of orange, brown and black on the cream ground.
MEASUREMENTS: Width: 5 1/4 inches (13 1/2 cm). Height: 4 3/8 inches (13 1/2 cm).
CONDITION: in good condition with showing its age and usage patina...
Authentic Inca Ceramic jug with one handle depicting on one side the standing figure of a priest or high ranking personage, and on the other side two birds in a lake. The jug is chipped on the spout, as can be seen in the photographs. Such pieces were produced by the Inca of Peru about A.D. 1500. Height: 6 ½ inches. Width at middle: 4 ½ inches.
Antique Chinese 18th-19th century Qing Dynasty Peking Glass snuff bottle white ground decorated with blue overlaid and carved pair of dragons. Condition: some chips in the glass. Height including stopper: 9 cm (3 ½ in) Width: 6, 5cm (2 5/8 in)
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Pre-Columbian, Mayan, Early Classic, circa 250-450 AD large terracotta bowl on flaring foot. The polychrome exterior is painted in grey, cream, dark and pale orange with geometric design.
CONDITION: repaired crack on the side, nice showing the age and usage patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 23.5cm (9 ½ inches ). Height: 9.5cm (3 ¾
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Antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty woman’s robe. A dark blue
satin Silk finely woven in patterned medallions with precious Buddhist
and Taoist emblems and auspicious motifs as two gold fish bordered by
bats and Peony’s. Embroidered in coloured floss satin silk with
phoenix birds and flowers, sleeves with yellow cuffs, panels heavily
embroidered with large Peony’s...
18th century, Indian shield Dhal.
DETAILS: circular convex form shield of blackish brown rhinoceros hide, upturned rim, four iron bosses damascened with gold, black lacquered reverse side with stuffed velvet cushion, iron rings and attached velvet straps.
MEASUREMENTS: 44,5 cm (17 ½ in) in diameter.
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Ancient Chinese Yuan Dynasty (1271 - 1368 AD) Longquan celadon from Zhejiang province porcelain bowl of deep rounded form supported on a splayed foot and decorated in the interior with a carved floral motif and covered all over with a glossy rich celadon glaze.
CONDITION: The overall condition is still considered to be very good for this about 700 year old ceramic bowl; no repairs or restorations except for one minor hair crack...
Antique late 19th century Chinese Ning hsia rug hand knotted with soft silky wool on a cotton foundation. An Ivory field ground with a peach central medallion mandala - like design surrounded by motifs of stylized creeping plants. Surrounded by a wide border in light blue, blue, navy, white and peach colors with various designs including a Greek key.
CONDITION: The rug in general is in good condition considering its age with full pile, No repairs, no holes or applied patches...
Very rare ancient Western Asiatic bronze hilted short sword – dagger 10th - 7th Century B.C. The bronze hilt with antenna pommel and cylindrical ribbed grip splayed at the base to take the double – edged iron blade with medial fuller grooves.
The ancient swords with iron blades are extremely rare and rarely survive the ages, disintegrating over time and an example like this is very uncommon to find today in the market in original condition...
11th -12th century AD, Islamic, Persian, Seljuk, Turks Period (1071-1243 AD).
Hammered bronze ewer, pouring spout projects upwards from cylindrical neck which serves as filling spout. Flat shoulder sloping slightly downwards to a rounded edge from which the side of the cylindrical body descends to a flat base...
Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Robe Qing Dynasty
Antique 18th century Chinese Qing Dynasty Imperial noblewoman’s Kesi Robe. A dark blue satin Silk embroidered in coloured floss silks with six flower-patterned roundels and two medallions on the chest and on the back with bats and butterflies in a landscape, flower springs. The lower border of diagonal bands and rounded billows represent a sea-wave with water rocks on the centre symbolizing the earth mountain...
19th century, Chinese, Ching dynasty blue and white vase. Skillfully hand painted with details. Nice old patina. The vase is in good condition; no cracks or repairs. 16 ½ inches tall (42 cm).