Exceptional 19th century wooden plane with brass fittings signed and stamped in several places. Signed: 1) “Buck / 242 / Tottenham Ct. Rd.”, 2) “S.H.R.” 3) “Barnsley” and “I. Sorby”.
CONDITION: in very good condition, no repairs or restorations, nice showing its age and usage patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 8 ¾ inches...
Authentic ancient Luristan bronze Sword – Dagger, circa 1150 -900 BC. A flanged hilt and blade finely cast in one piece. A very fine example of an elegant form with tapering double-edged blade, a shaped hilt with an elliptical pommel, hollowed on each face for a pair of grip-scales. In the period when the sword was used, the handle would have had a bone or wooden insert, but these would never survive three thousand years of time...
SOLD Antique 18th century circa 1750 Polish Nobleman Hunting Sword with a hilt of characteristic Karabela form retained by three elaborate gilt brass rivets, and enclosed by gold gilded fluted brass straps, fitted with a shaped brass collar at the base, steel cross-guard including a pair of vertically - recurved quillons with scalloped terminals, quillon block decorated on each side with chased in low relief hound on a gilt punched ground.
A broad slightly curved single - edged blade, d...
SOLD Antique late 16th century European knight stirrup formed from a hand forged iron plate, reinforced at the front and the sides and the bottom of the wooden base with iron straps mounted in a heavy iron band with a suspension -loop, the interior is fitted with leather lining. Such armored stirrups supported and gave the stability for the horsemen in amour and also well protected the feet in battle...
SOLD Antique, 19th century, Jerusalem School, Mother-of-Pearl, Orthodox Christian Icon of convex oval form finely carved in low relief with a central oval medallion depicting the Baptism of Jesus, in Jordan river, by John the Baptist, as recorded in the Biblical Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.
Also depicting the winged angel, to the left, the Holy Spirit descending on him as a dove...
Antique late 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty Family Rose porcelain vase with globular body decorated with floral sprays in polychrome enamels.
CONDITION: in good condition; no chips, cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 10cm (4in)
ALL OUR ARTIFACTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFICATION OF AUTHENTICITY
WE SHIP INTERNATIONALLY
Antique 19th century Imperial Russian Cossack's / Caucasian sword Kindjal. DETAILS: A double-edged steel blade tapering to a sharp point, cut with slender fullers decorated with a panel inlaid in gold koftgari, most likely the sword smith mark, fitted with a pair of horn grip-scales, and with beautifully hand chased in low relief solid Silver mounts in nielloed patterns of foliage...
19th century, circa 1840 British percussion rifle signed on the lock plate “A. Wilson”. The octagonal part of the barrel is inscribed “London”. All steel furniture, finely engraved in floral motifs.
CONDITION: Beautiful walnut stock has some old cracks near the barrel wedge; lock of the rifle is in working condition.
CONDITION: Overall length: 48 inches (122cm)...
SOLD A very unusual antique 18th century Russian orthodox icon. Hand painted on a wooden panel depicting the appearance of the Virgin, and the Apostles Peter and John, to St. Sergius of Radonezh, and his cell-attendant Micah.
The icon is applied with two very rare gold gilt copper square Icons, finely embossed and chased, most likely from the 16th-17th century, or older...
Antique Chinese cast bronze circular mirror decorated with dragon band pattern, made during the period time of the Song Dynasty in Han dynasty style.
MEASUREMENTS: 3 ¼ inches (8,3 cm).
CONDITION: in good condition with dark patina.
1. “Masterpieces of Chinese Bronze Mirrors in the National Palace Museum” published by the National Palace Museum Taipei, Taiwan
2. “Later Chinese Bronzes” by Rose Kerr
SOLD Antique 19th Century Tibetan bowl for serving yak-buttered tea with tsampa (barley), the body is made of wood and mounted in silver decorated in repousse, with precious Buddhist symbols.
MEASUEMENTS: 12 cm (4 3/4 in) in diameter.
CONDITION: Slightly worn showing the age and usage.
ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE AUTHENTIC ANTIQUES, AND NOT REPRODUCTIONS.
ALL OUR ARTIFACTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.
WE SHIP INTERNATIONALLY
French naval and land artillery sword probably used by the French Army in America. In the book “Battle Weapons of the American Revolution” by George C.Neumann, publish in 1998 by Scurlock Publishing Co. Inc is a very similar sword, page 314 plate 33.SS. Double-edged blade is 18 ¾ (47 ½ cm) long and 2 inches (5.1 cm) wide. The sword has no markings. Overall length in the scabbard: 27½ inches (70cm). The brass mounted and leather covered wooden scabbard has remaining worm holes.
Antique late 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty semi-formal Robe for a Manchu woman. A black satin Silk embroidered in metallic threads with six roundels with Phoenix and Long Dragons amid clouds chasing a flaming pearl (symbolizing the Buddhist notion of enlightenment). The lower part of the robe is heavily embroidered with sea-wave diagonal bands and rounded billows represent a sea-wave with water rocks on the centre symbolizing the earth mountain. Lined in blue silk...
SOLD Pair of antique Japanese formal dress shoulder epaulets, heavy gold and silver bullion, decorated on the center with a silver rising sun, design badges, leather and fabric backings, and hinged polished steel attachment clips...
Mayan axe-celt, middle/late Preclassic, 900-100 B.C.
of flaring form, in deep greenish black stone, tapering into sharpened edge. 3 3inches long and 1 1/2 in. wide.
Athentic ancient European Bronze Age / Hallstatt I, circa 1200-800 BC Celtic bronze socketed axe celt of trapezoid form with flared cutting edge decorated on both sides with a molded ridged bands and vertical ribs pattern with a hole throughout for hafting.
MEASUREMENTS: Max Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in). Width: 4.5 cm (1 1/86 in)
CONDITION: in good condition considering its age with nice green patina.
ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE AUTHENTIC ANTIQUES AND NO...
SOLD Authentic antique Imperial Russian Silver Jewish Torah Pointer made with finely hand chiselled details, 19th century. Fully stamped with “84” zolotniks standard and maker’s initials in Cyrillic alphabet “AI” Aleksiev Ivan Alekseyevich. This fantastic Yad is composed of several elements. The handle is in the shape of the eagle’s head and decorated with two stars of David.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 30 cm (11 ¾ inches). Weight: 114 grams.
CONDITION: in good condition with nic...
Authentic antique 18th century American Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Spontoon. DETAILS: a double edged hand forged steel blade rectangular in cross section with a pointing tang to be mount in the carrying pole.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 20 ½ inches (52 cm). Length of blade: 16 7/8 inches (42.7cm).
REFERENSES: “Swords & Blades of the American Revolution” by George C. Neumann and “American Polearms 1526-1865” by Rodney Hilton Brown.
All our artifacts are accom...