A 19th century Jewish brass memorial bowl of compressed globular form decorated with three medallions with Hebrew inscriptions, pyramids, the sphinx, and human figures; the motifs from the period of slavery in Egypt. Diameter: 23, 5 cm (9 1/4 in.). Height: 12,7 cm (5 in).
Antique 18th century Italian (Kingdom of Sardinia-Piedmont) Naval
Sword – Cutlass Model 1751. Details: A solid brass stirrup hilt. A
wide slightly curved single edged blade cut with a broad full-length
fuller engraved on the outer side with the motto “VIVE LE ROY DE
SARDAIGNE”. The inner face is engraved with the coat of arms of the
ruling dynasty of the Kingdom of Sardinia the House of Savoy, the
black eagle with outstretched wings and a crown above the head...
Outstanding 18th century Falcion Sword made in America. The grip is made of ivory , carved expertly with an animal head. There is a chip at the end of the handle but in good condition, except for one small crack (see picture). The blade is slightly pitted. Crossguard made of iron with a hammered leaf pattern. The crossguard was cleaned up unproperly at some time. The back of the blade at the tip is wider. There is one big fuller on each side. The piece has a beautiful patina...
Authentic antique 18th-19th century two panels Russian folded brass icon “The Twelve Principal Feast”. Left fold depict the Annunciation, the Nativity, the Nativity of the Virgin, the presentation of the Virgin to the Temple. On the top the God Father and the Son sitting on the throne, and the sphere with cross between them, above the Holy Spirit in the image of a dove with symbols of the evangelists below...
SOLD A rare antique 17th century Turkish Ottoman matchlock musket. The musket has an octagonal Damascus steel barrel struck and inlaid in silver with the makers mark, and a figured Circassian walnut stock extensively chipped and cracked...
SOLD Authentic antique 16th century armor lame formed of hand forged steel plate decorated with t incised double lines and retaining their original decorative rosette headed rivets.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 20 cm (7 7/8 in). Height: 6.3 cm (2 ½ in).
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19th century French officer’s sword Epee - Military Regulation Pattern 1857.
DETAILS: bronze hilt with shell folding guard bearing roman armour, horn grip, straight double edged blade with twin fullers and spear point, engraved on the ricasso with the maker name and inspector proof marks.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length; 97,5 cm (38 3/8 in).
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Antique British 1912 pattern cavalry officer’s sword with nickel plated and chased with scrolling foliage large steel basket hilt, wire bound leather grip. Straight single edged blade with spear point and fuller etched on the both sides with royal Arms and the cypher GRV amongst the acanthus scrolls. Forte etched with Star of David. Nickel plated steel scabbard square end, detachable mouthpiece with two suspension rings...
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...
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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19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty sgraffiato blue- ground porcelain bowl decorated with seven enameled round medallions. The bowl is signed in cobalt blue under the glaze. Diameter; 17½cm (6 7/8inches) Condition; there are no chips, cracks or repairs.
SOLD Antique 17th century circa 1650, Indian Mughal horseman’s sword Firangi. The name Firangi is derived from Frank (Western Foreigner), and was given to these swords in the 17 Century by Indians, as the blades for these swords were imported European blades, which were highly valued...
Antique 19th century, extremely large circular war shield Gatschena from Abyssinia – Ethiopia. DETAILS: this highly convex shield is made of very thick hide probably from hippopotamus hide with beautifully tooled face in geometrical design and sturdy half round hide handle in the back.
MEASUREMENTS: 59.7 cm( 23½ inches) in diameter.
REFERENCES: “Islamic and Native Weapons of Colonial Africa 1800-1960” by Anthony C. Tirri, page 87...
Authentic ancient Egyptian third intermediate period, 21st Dynasty circa 1069-945 BC blue glazed faience Ushabti – Shabti.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 10 cm (3 7/8 in).
CONDITION: in original condition showing its age...
Antique pre Napoleonic French cavalry officer’s sword de Chasseurs a Cheval pattern 1788-1795...
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
3. “Ancient Chinese bronzes” by Will...
A very rare 19th century Central Asian Islamic dagger Kard from Bukhara, 19th Century. Details: single-edge Damascus steel blade wootz, walrus ivory grips, leather scabbard with large solid silver fittings and beautifully decorated in niello enamel foliage pattern, with its original leather suspension and purse. References: a similar dagger is in the famous Henri Moser collection of Islamic arms and armour in Charllotenfels, Switzerland. An authentic Bukhara arms are extremely rare and even rare...
SOLD Antique 19th century (1831-96) Qajar Dynasty Persian Islamic ceramic bottle –flask of globular body with tall slender neck, flaring trumpet mouth on short spreading foot.
Painted under glaze in blue, turquoise, cream, brown and ochre enamels on white background with seated figures of a lady and a gentleman in Persian costumes holding flask and the goblets in palace garden.
The flask neck is decorated with vertical blue stripes and foliates ban...