Pre-Columbian Gold Ornament for the lower lip. It is from the Tairona Culture . Authenticity is guaranteed. Length: 1½ inches. Width: 1 5/8 inches.
A very rare early 17th century Italian crab claw dagger.
DETAILS: A tapering double-edged blade with a central fuller on each face stamped respectively with the letters NH INTA NH and struck with a small round maker's mark. The iron hilt is comprised of slender double 'crab claw' quilllons, a large upturned crab shell guard pierced with crescents and circles forming a central Knight cross with engraved radiating lines forming a rising sun...
Islamic Arabian Sword from Morocco. The blade is European and has a marking in points. The grip is made of horn. A similar sword is listed in the book describing arms in the civil museum of Bologna “L’Armeria del Museo Cevico Medievale di Bologna. The book dates the sword to the 17th century. Length: 34 ¾ inches. Length of blade: 28 ¾ inches.
American Iron Key from the period time, 18th century. Exceptional blacksmith’s work; all hand forged and filed.
CONDITION: very good, nice old patina.
MEASUREMENTS: 7 ¼ inches (18,5 cm) long.
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Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman military Sword. A sturdy slightly curved narrow blade, cut on each side with a full-length fuller. A brass pistol shape hilt, and a bulbous pommel, in a characteristic Turkish Ottoman style, with a loop for the tassel. In its original leather-bound wooden scabbard, mounted with a large silver locket, and chape, embossed and engraved with foliage and trophies...
Authentic Ancient Egyptian pale blue-green faience 'Wadj Papyrus scepter 'Amulet.
Late Dynastic Period, Late Period, 26th-30th Dynasty ca. 664-332 B.C. Wadj or papyrus stalk which symbolized life, growth and fertility for the Egyptians, and latterly resurrection.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 1.8 cm (0.708661).
CONDITION: in original condition showing its age...
Antique 18th century George III English sterling Silver gilt Apostle Spoon, by William Collings, London 1774.ovoid bowl with tapering faceted stem, and topped by a figural apostle terminal.
Hallmarks: Marked with maker's mark in a rectangle punch WC for William Collings, London assay office. Lion passant, leopard’s head and date letter what correspond to 1774.
LENGTH: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in)
WEIGHT in, approx: 51 grams. 1.3/4 troy oz...
Bowie knife with spear point double edged blade and oval guard. The German silver "cutlery' style handle decorated with rococo scrolls. Each side of the blade is stamped “I* XL- GEORGE WOSTENHOLMS – CELEBRATED –CUTLERY” in five lines. This Bowie knife is very similar to the knife from the Frank Greenhall collection published in the book “I*XL means I EXCEL” by William R Williamson “A short history of the I8XL Bowie Knife” published by Robert E.P. Cherry pg23. No10...
Authentic original watercolor and ink on paper fantasy painting by the famous German book illustrator, artist Johannes Grüger. This remarkable artwork is signed by the artist and is most likely a prototype illustration for a book, as so this is the only original, there does not exist any other except this one. On the back is written "g/3/46" most likely for the year 1946.
MEASUREMENTS: 59.5 cm x 14.5 cm.(23 3/8 in x 37 in)...
American oil painting with tall ship and sailing boats on the sea sailing in the sunset in a gilded wooden frame with gold leaves. The painting is painted on a canvas on a board.
CONDITION: The painting is in good condition except for a few scratches, there are no restorations, and it requires some small touch ups...
Beautifully executed 18th century Islamic vase made of hand forged copper with cloisonné enamel. Details: with blue, pink and white enamels in floral designs, around the bottom are faces and standing figures, at the top is kufic writing. Condition: in good condition except for some chips in the enamel due to the age of this piece. Similar pieces are in the Museum of the History of Azerbaijan in Baku. Height: 8 ½ inches (22cm) tall.
Antique Chinese Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD) splashed glaze Junyao Bowl. DETAILS: very well potted with rounded sides and slightly inverted rim, supported on a short slightly splayed foot.
MEASUREMENTS: diameter: 9cm (3 ½ in) height 4cm (1 5/8 in)
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SOLD Magnificent 19th - 20th century Japanese art pottery studio Saki - Sake bottle of super quality made of stoneware applied with rich splashed Flambé- Glaze in dark glossy blue dripping down and mixing with the lighter color.
Incised on the base with the artist’s signature, unfortunately we are unable to decipher the signature of the artist of this superb Japanese art work...
Prussian officer’s sword model 1889. Details: gold gilt brass basket hilt with Prussian eagle, wire bound shark skin covered grip carrying the monogram of Kaiser Wilhelm II, straight single edged blade with twin fullers and spear point. The overall length is 93,5 cm (36 ¾ inches).
Antique 16th -17th century post -Byzantine silver orthodox pectoral reliquary cross of very unusual box-like construction , hinged at the base and pinned to a suspension loop above, both faces cast and chased in low relief with crucified figure of Christ...
Rare Antique 18th century Polish Nobleman sword Karabela. DETAILS: A Steel hilt of characteristic Karabela form decorated throughout the grip and the crossguard in silver inlaid scrolling foliate and floral motifs...
SOLD Antique 17th century circa 1650, Indian Mughal horseman’s sword Firangi...
18th century Tibetan silver dagger. The scabbard and hilt are made of horn, mounted in silver and inlaid with turquoises, corals and lapis lazuli. Some stones are missing although easy to replace. The silver pattern is hand chiselled and deeply engraved. The dagger is made of high grade silver. Dimensions: 21 ½ inches long in a straight line; the scabbard collar is 6 ½ inches wide.