Antique late 19th century South East Asian Burmese sword Dha- Dah. Details: A single edged slightly curved hand forged steel blade ornamented with silver inlaid elaborate writing and figures dressed in eastern costumes. A large silver plated brass hilt embossed with flowers and foliage enclosed swollen pommel. A silver plated brass scabbard with loops finely decorated with repousse and hand chiseled scrolling floral motifs in suite with the hilt with its original carrying cord...
SOLD Antique 18th century Islamic Indian Mughal enamelled gold gilded copper vase of baluster form rising to a tall trumpet- shaped neck supported on a short foot ,decorated with blue green, white, red and cobalt blue enamel with panels enclosing design of flowering trees on floral sprays.
Dimensions: Height: 12,7cm (5in) Diameter: 9, 5cm 3 ¾ in.
Condition: Overall good with showing usage and age patina...
Antique late 19th century Filipino Moro Islamic Barong sword. Details: A broad leaf shaped single edged steel blade with a characteristically elaborated carved wooden hilt with brass ferrule, in its original scabbard made of two differently colored wood, with the exterior inlaid with mother of pearl.
REFERENCES: 1) “A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone 2) “Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago” Albert G...
Large, circa 1800, Qing Dynasty Chinese blue glazed monochrome Vase. Very often in the 20th century holes were drilled in the base of antique Chinese vases to put through an electrical cord to convert an old vases into lamps. Height: 15inches.
Scabbard and the hilt are made of solid and heavy niellooed silver with Arabic calligraphy and floral pattern. Grip applied with raised settings of shaped corals and glass. Well done blade of characteristic Bichaq form with fullers is engraved with Arabic inscription. The dagger with the scabbard is 12 ½ inches long. The scabbard weights 70 grams (approximately 2 ½ ounces).
Antique 17th-18th century Indian ritual bronze figure of Hindu monkey god Hanuman standing on domed square base with his hands folded in adoration, wearing a dhoti, garland and sash billowing down the sides, his tail turned upward to form an arched nimbus.
Height: 8cm (3 1/8 in).
Hanuman, the mighty ape that aided Lord Rama in his expedition against evil forces, is one of the most popular idols in the Hindu pantheon...
Antique Pre-Columbian Mayan circa 200 AD to 600 A.D. reddish terracotta small head wearing a headband.
CONDITION: showing its age and usage with patina with earthen deposits. Chipped.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 3.1 cm (1 1/4in).
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Antique, Qing Dynasty (17th-19th century), pale celadon jade well carved figure of a boy. Height: 5cm (2inches).
Authentic antique 18th century Russian orthodox bronze center panel of folded icon “Virgin the Joy of All That Mourn”. In the centre The Virgin with a warder in her right hand and the groups of people on her sides...
Authentic antique 19th century Russian icon of the Christ Pantocrator. The icon is finely hand painted on a wood panel and overlaid with a gold plated brass oklad, repoussé and hand engraved.
MEASUREMENTS: 31.5 cm x 27 cm (12 3/8 in x 10 5/8 in).
CONDITION: the icon is in its original good condition and it has a nice old patina, except for some cracks in a wooden panel. No repairs or restorations...
Cast bronze Celtic ritual sickle with a beautiful dark green patina.
The Roman author Pliny the Elder described the Celtic ritual gathering
of mistletoe which was found growing on an oak tree. A Druid, dressed
in white, cut the mistletoe using a sickle and allowed it to fall on
to a white piece of cloth. This ritual took place on the 6th night
after the new moon. From this account, we see that the Druids held
some importance to the color white, and used a sickle...
An early Islamic slip-painted ceramic bowl, Iran, Nishapur, 10th century A.D. Details: earthenware, wheel-thrown, decoration in manganese-brown on cream ground with star-shaped interlace at the rim and figure of standing bird in the centre. Condition: repaired clean breaks, small areas of restoration, nice age patina. Diameter: 7 ¼ inches (18 ½ cm). Height: 2 ¾ in (7 cm).
19th century Russian Cossack's / Caucasian sword Kindjal. DETAILS: slender tapering double-edged blade with a flattened diamond section, an iron hilt with a silver nielloed border, fitted with a pair of horn grip-scales and with chased nielloed gilded silver mounts, in its original leather covered wooden scabbard with large gilded silver mounts chased in low relief with niello arabesque panels decorated en suite with the kindjal mounts. The inner face of the locket is signed in Cyrillic...
An exquisite original Wood Sculpture depicting a mother with a child in her arms executed by French Canadian Quebecois sculptor Andre-M.Bourgault from Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Québec Canada .
Signed and dated lower right: Andre-M.Bourgault .87.
HEIGHT: 28cm (15 in)
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Dated to 4th century BC.
Total length: 19 1/4 inches.
In very good condition.
18th century American Revolutionary War scissor-type Candle Snuffer would extinguish a flame without lingering smoke and help to trim the wick.
DETAILS: beautifully hand forge and finished in an artistic manner.
CONDITION: overall in fine condition.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length in a straight line is 95 cm (37 ½ inches)...
Authentic 19th century antique Russian brass and enamel three-folded icon “Deesis”.
The Savior the Almighty blessing with his right hand, holding a Book of Gospel in his left hand. The Virgin with an open scroll in the left fold. St John the Baptist holding a chalice with the Child and a scroll in the right fold. The Calvary cross on the reverse of the left fold.
MEASUREMENTS: 19.5cm x 7.5cm (7 5/8 in x 3 in)
CONDITION: good condition with nice old patina...
Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD) cast bronze large circular mirror with slightly inverted rim and plain round central knob, decorated with four Chinese characters along with fourteen Taoist motifs.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 24cm (9 ½ in)...