19th century massive Japanese porcelain Imari Charger, Meiji Period. DETAILS: three fan-shaped panels with flowers amongst rocks, alternating on blue ground with quatrefoil floral motif around central floral roundel, having gilt, red and green highlights signed on the base by the impressed mark under the glaze.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter 46,5 cm (18 ¼ in)
CONDITION: in good condition: no cracks or repairs
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Ancient Persian ceramic turquoise glaze wine cup with two handles, Sassanian period, Susa 224-642 AD.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 7 cm (2 ¾ in.) Diameter: 10.8 cm (4 ¼ in.).
CONDITION: no cracks or repairs, except for chips on the rim.
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SOLD Superb quality, Authentic Antique Indo Persian circular steel Shield (Dhal, Separ), 18th Century Mughal India, fitted with four domed scalloped bosses, the centre applied with elaborately shaped gold gild copper.
The entire outer surface richly inlaid in gold koftgari, on the russet background with four tigers, antelopes, and birds amongst scrolling foliage and flowers designs, enclosed by applied gold gild brass band of creepers riveted to the shield.
The outer rim of ...
Ancient Greek circa 5th century B.C. finely hand made bronze bowl with carinated rim. Some areas of interior and exterior have visible traces of gold gilding.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 14 cm (5 1/2 in). Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in).
CONDITION: The bowl is in reasonably good condition considering its age, except for one corroded area of the bottom rim and the base, as can be seen in the pictures. Nice patina, showing the age and usage. Some areas of interior and exterior have...
Antique 18th century Islamic Persian Powder Flask Horn. A curved oval body with steel mounts, the spout is fitted with a spring cot, and a pair of loops, with its original belt for suspension.
CONDITION: In full working order, some cracks in the horn with old repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Across the overall length from the end of the mouth to the top approximately: 16.5 cm (6.1/2 in).
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Very fine antique, circa 1820 -1840, hand painted and gilded Chinese export rose mandarin octagonal shaped pitcher with thick enamel.
Decorated with panels of figures, exotic birds, butterflies, flowers etc..
Measurements: 12.7 cm (5 inches) in height to the top of the handle.
Condition: very good quality with no cracks or restoration except for two chips on the octagonal edge and one on the handle.
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An exceptional, antique late 19th century Filipino Moro south Philippines, extremely large and heavy Islamic, m sword Barong.
Details: A broad leaf shaped single edged hand forged steel blade with slightly visible lamination patterns with characteristically elaborated carved wooden hilt with long silver ferrule.
REFERENCES: 1) “A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone 2) “Traditional Weapons of the Indon...
A vintage, 20th Century, Inuit, Hand Carved Serpentine Stone (Soapstone) sculpture depicting a Seal, by Canadian Arctic Native Artist Juanasi, signed on the bottom in Inuit alphabet Juanasi.
CONDITION: In good condition, no cracks or restorations.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches). Height: 8.5 cm (3.35 inches).
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Circa 1470-1532 AD pre-Columbian Inca ritual offering vessel Conopa in the shape of an Alpaca. Hand carved of a black fine grained stone, then polished with sand and water, with a hole in its back called a "qocha" (lagoon)-the container for offerings during the
ceremony "haywarisqa" (ceremony of offerings) in which Alpaca fat and blood mixed with coca leaves were presented to the gods.
MEASUREMENTS: 11 cm (4 inches) long and 8 cm (3 1/8 inches) tall.
Antique 19th century Indonesian Javanese sword Pedang Lurus with an older blade. This sword was common in Java, but could also be found in other Indonesian islands. A sturdy slightly down curving partly two–edged Damascus steel Pamor blade, with an outstanding watered pattern. The hilt is made of low-grade Eastern silver alloy, with a short crossguard, embossed in an elaborate design. In its original low-grade Eastern silver alloy scabbard, with a wooden insert, decorated en suite with the h...
African Ceremonial ritual wooden drum (Pinge), Senufo people, African Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire), Korhogo region. Circa 1920-1950.
Entirely carved from one piece of wood, the sculpted figure depicting a bare breasted regal woman, seated on a stool, with upraised arms, an arched back, and a strong neck, gracefully supporting and balancing a drum on her head.
The drum is carved in low relief with symbols representing various animals, including crocodiles. birds, gazelles a...
SOLD Antique 17th century large Hispano-Moresque copper lustre conical ceramic bowl, with deeply sloping sides, with a banded rim decorated on the center with a stylized bird among carnations and scattered flowers, within a border of concentric bands, and scroll-pattern.
CONDITION: Nice patina and good signs of age and usage, some chipping and flaking, no cracks, repairs, or restorations.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 29.3 cm (11 1/2 in). Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in).
Antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty Robe-Coat. A dark navy blue silk, gauzily woven, with numerous round medallions each enclosing a sinuous, five-clawed, horned ascending dragon and a descending phoenix in flight, amidst clouds, contesting a flaming pearl.
The coat is bordered by black Satin silk panels and trimmed with finely woven black silk ribbon.
The pictures are not showing the fine quality of the silk, also we were not able to show the true color of th...
Antique 17th century, Indian - Mughal-, Maratha sword Surai
DETAILS: Long steel blade of European origin with three fullers, straight for the two-third of its length, and then curved for the remainder .A massive steel hilt of characteristic Khanda form including a pair of short langets with shaped terminals extending over the forte, a pair of short quillons, shaped guard extending to form the knuckle – guard the interior with velvet cushion liner.
REFERENCES: “THE INDIAN SWORD” by P.S...
A very rare Museum Quality Authentic Antique Oceanic leaf shaped ceremonial war paddle made of a dark brown hardwood rising from a rounded shaft, and flaring to an elongated tear shaped spatulate blade, each side carved in low relief with a characteristic for this region face of typical elongated form with large sagittate nose, circular eyes, and crescent shaped lips, the finial of the shaft bountifully carved with the head of an Alligator.
The paddle was made by very primitive stone...
Antique 19th century Austro Hungarian presentation sword, model 1837, from the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.
DETAILS: A single edged, curved steel blade with a full-length fuller and clip point, engraved on one side “Erinnerung an 13.14.15 März ü: 15.26.May 1848”
(Memory of the 13.14.15 March and 15.26.May 1848), flanked by martial trophies, banners, cannons, helmet, swords, axe and foliage.
The other side engraved with “Für Freiheit und Recht” (For Freedom and Justice), flanked by...
Rare Antique Pre-Colombian Tairona Culture c. AD 900 – 1550. Burnished earthenware “four” holed effigy ocarina in the form of a deity wearing a long dress and a tall elaborate ceremonial headdress, seated on a Double-headed Serpent Throne. The blowhole is found on the top of the deity’s headdress.
CONDITION: good overall condition except for one minor crack on the back, minor chips, showing the age and usage with traces of earthen deposits, showing the age and usage. There are ...
Ancient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century B.C.
DETAILS: Openwork bronze depicting a seated deer with slender body, the head with large antlers, outstretched neck and pronounced musculature, the legs folded beneath the body, the reverse with it’s original clasp for attachment.
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