Antique Islamic Arab iron prick spur, 18-19th century Ottoman North Africa, entirely formed of hand forged iron with U-shaped heel bands with slotted rectangular terminals formed with a tall rectangular loop in the centre, moulded necks and characteristically long spikes, surface inlaid with silver koftgari interlaced scrolling foliage.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length; 29.3 cm (11 1/2 in).
CONDITION: in very good overall condition
Antique, early 18th century, Turkish Ottoman, Islamic gun powder flask with flattened, oval form, wooden body covered in leather, with an impressed design of a palmette within a border of half-circles, with a conical iron nozzle.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 17.8 cm (7 in). Width: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in).
CONDITION: In its original condition, showing the age and usage, with a dark brown patina.
REFERENCES: A similar Flask is published in the Sotheby’s catalog: The Turkish Sale London, 17 October, 199...
A superb quality antique 18th-19th century, Multan, Punjab, India (now Pakistan), Islamic ceramic large dish of shallow form on a straight foot finely hand painted under crackle glaze in turquoise and cobalt-blue on a white ground the center with two cartouches containing Arabic Thuluth calligraphy on the background decorated with an elegant floral spray, the rim with controlled cobalt blue drips.
1.Comparable Multan dish was sold at Christie's South Kensington ARTS & ...
Antique Indian sword, Talwar/Tulwar, 18th century Islamic Mughal India.
DETAILS: The iron hilt is of characteristic form comprised of a cross-guard formed with a pair of quillons with the terminals in the form of cusped palmettes and long shaped langets with a large saucer – shaped pommel, with an elegant helmet shaped finial, pierced with a hole for suspension of the tassel; the steel hilt is entirely hand chiseled in distinguishing Mughal floral pattern.
Slightly curved, single ...
Antique, 17th- early 18th century, Islamic Mughal Indian all steel dagger, Bichwa Bichuwa, Bichua, Strong re-curved, double-edge steel blade, riveted within brass bolsters on the forte, the looped hilt with a medial ridge flanked by pierced borders with scalloped edge, the bulbous ribbed pommel surmounted by a brass cup in the form of rosette.
Bichwa means ‘The Scorpion Sting’ and its slender sharp re-curving blade perfectly justify Its name.
Antique, 18th- 19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman, silvered (tinned?) copper coffee set, 11 pieces, consists of the tray and ten coffee cup holders, zarfs or vermeil, egg cups.
Tray of rounded form with raised rim, the repousséd and chased ornamentation with a raised central, a central rosette cut with Arabic calligraphic thuluth script, within radiating panels, motif bordered by a floral garland, the rim embossed and pierced with continuous, rococo style, floral interlace and garlands.
Authentic Antique 17th century Turkish Ottoman large chain mail armor Islamic (Zincir Zırh) with a central opening at the front and short sleeves formed of interlocking handmade riveted and butted iron rings
CONDITION: Showing age and usage, rusty, some holes, showing some loss of the rings, all prior stated can be expected of combat armor that is over 300 years old.
The mail is greasy with a deposit of old lubrication
MEASUREMENTS: Since the chain mail is flexible and stretchy, the d...
Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Kütahya Islamic ceramic tile, of square form decorated in yellow, cobalt blue, green, manganese and white, with a branch of a flowering plant on the white torques splashy ground. The back is imprinted with the maker’s mark, possibly an Armenian artist.
DIMENSIONS: 15.3 cm x 15.3 cm (6in x 6in)
CONDITION: In good condition. No cracks or restorations except for minor chips on the corners.
Antique early 19th century Turkish Ottoman Balkan brass cartridge pouch (Palaska) of characteristic form, fitted with elaborate domed hinged lid, and belt loop at the rear. The outer face decorated with typical Ottoman neo-rococo style motifs.
CONDITION: In good condition, showing the age and usage, with light wear.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in). Width: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in).
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A very rare Antique,19th century, Turkish Ottoman, Islamic Holy Quran, page turner of elegant form made of wood and finely inlaid in micro-mosaic, (khatamkari), and bone veneered with white and green stained bone, black ebony and silver triangles formed in geometric designs.
CONDITION: Some portion of loss to the mosaic, some minor age cracks in the wood.
DIMENSIONS: Length: 28.3 cm (11 1/8 in). Width: 3.3 cm (1 3/4 in).
Antique 19th century all steel Turkish Ottoman dagger Khanjar Islamic Jambiya of typical Ottoman form.
A curved double-edged sturdy steel blade, and steel hilt richly damascened with silver koftgari foliage and scrolls.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 27 cm (10 3/4 in).
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage in very good condition considering its age, with minor wear.
Pair of antique, 19th century, Turkish Ottoman, Islamic shoes (mules). The upper face made of leather and covered with purple velvet, finely hand embroidered in traditional ottoman design with coiled silver and gilt thread, and multi- layered, stacked, leather bottom soles. These wearable mules are truly a beautiful example of Turkish Ottoman embroidery art.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length; 25.5 cm (10 in).
CONDITION: In very good wearable condition, the silver and gilt wi...
A superb antique Large,19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman, silver mirror Of lobed circular form, the reverse with silver-repoussé, the center adorned with a large rosette with radiating Teardrop shaped panels with the design of a mosque with minarets interspersed with Ottoman-style flower motifs, bordered with scrolling floriated tendrils.
The exterior and the interior stamped with Tughra of Turkish Ottomans Sultan Abdul Aziz Khan (1861 -1876) and a Sah mark.
CONDITION: In good...
Antique 19th century Islamic Turkish Ottoman unmarked solid silver jewelry box of globular form splendidly decorated in Traditional Ottoman Turkish design in repoussé and finely chiseled throughout with vertical flutes decorated with scrolling tendrils, emanating from an embossed flowerhead vine on the cover.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 7 cm (2 3/4 in). Height: 5 cm (2 in).
Weight: 43 grams = 1.52 ounces.
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age showing the age ...
Authentic antique, 19th century, Persian, Islamic brass Divination bowl, also called Magic Bowl or Medicinal bowl of typical rounded form on a low circular foot, and averted rim, the center of the bowl with tapering central boss amongst Arabic calligraphy. The inner surface decorated with radiating, arcading scripts in Arabic, the outer surface decorated with eight roundels engraved to interior with Arabic inscription, the rim is engraved with further script.
Magic bowls were used in Islamic ...
Antique 18th-19th century Islamic Turkish Ottoman tinned copper ewer ,the bulbous body rising from a short foot to tapering neck, with hinged domed lid terminating in foliate knop, elegant S-shaped handle and curved spout.
Condition: The Ewer is in good condition considering its age.
Height: 33.6 cm (13 1/4 in).
Large Antique, 19th century, Islamic Malay silver bowl with rounded body rising from a flaring foot. Decorated around the body with repoussé and hand chiseled panels within a floral and checkered pattern, the rim adorned with a spiraling band and another of scrolling foliated pattern. The foot engraved with zigzag motive ornament. The magnificent Islamic silversmith art work is made of two separate components, the rounded body is hand hammered from one piece of flat silver sheet, and the ...
Antique medieval Islamic Fatimid 10th-12th century A.D. (288 AH - 494 AH) Egypt- Fatimid Caliphate, cast bronze scent bottle in the form of a parrot with an aperture on the front with finely carved details and a suspension ring on its back.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 5cm (1.97 inches)
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, minor wear to the exposed areas.
REFERENCE: Almost identical similar parrots from the Keir Collection, are published in the book Islamic Metalwork of the Eighth to the Fift...