SOLD--Antique 18th century Indian Madu (Maru, Singuata) pry and thrusting Buckler / shield. The shield consists of a pair of antelope horns (Chinkara) mounted parallel, with the points outwards on the back of the small circular convex form steel buckler cover with brass pierced and chiseled with perching birds among flowers on the floral and creeper ground with four star bosses at the centre...
An authentic antique Museum Quality 17th century Spanish Baroque Bronze and Ebony
. A gild bronze Corpus Christi mounted on a black ebony cross
with terminals with gilded brass mounts. The head is inclined to the
left and cast with long, curly hair, and an emaciated torso draped
with flowing perizonium about the waist. The cross rests on a turned
base weighted with a lead plate at the bottom for stability.
30.5 cm (12 in)...
SOLD Antique 18th century silver overlaid copper Islamic Indian Mughal - Huqqa pipe base of typical form, the bell-shape body with slightly flaring base decorated with finely engraved Arabic calligraphy, the upper and lower areas of which are framed by arabesque ornamentation.
The motifs are highly stylized, in accordance with Islamic tradition that prefers abstract or calligraphic floral themes to animal or human representations...
Elegant Ancient Roman blue glass beads necklace with beautiful large eye bead pendent, 2nd-3rd century AD.
CONDITION:, the necklace was restrung and is in good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 23 inches (58,5 cm).
All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certification of Authenticity
A rare antique 17th century circa 1640 English Royalist Harquebusier’s Cavalry Lobstertail helmet from the English Civil War period 1642-1651...
Antique Chinese Liao Dynasty (907-1125 AD) proto-porcelain celadon tripod censer potted of globular form supported on three cabriole legs and set at each side with a mask flanked by a pair of square tab handles rising above a lion-mask, the pierced top surmounted by crested lizard.
CONDITION: there are no cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12.7cm (5 in)...
SOLD Original Antique Imperial Russian Military Shashka sword Model 1881, from the period time of Emperor Nicholas II, trooper's issue. Details: A slightly curved single edged steel blade, with a wide full-length fuller edge stamped, on one side of the forte by the Zlatoust Arms Factory dated 1891, the other side is stamped with the inspector marks...
Authentic antique Chinese Yuan Dynasty (1227-1368) silvered plain bronze circular mirror with flat central knob. Mirror is decorated with four Chinese characters along with fourteen Taoist motifs.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter 15 cm (5 7/8 in).
CONDITION: in good condition with lovely green patina.
REFERENCES: a similar mirror is published in the books.
1. Later Chinese Bronzes by Rose Kerr,
Pair of Chinese 19th century jade bowls carved from semi-transparent spinach green nephrite and raised on a cut ring foot. Diameter; approximately 3 inches (7 ½ cm).
Antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty, blue and white porcelain calligrapher's brush holder / inkwell of triangular form, with blue and white floral decoration.
MEASUREMENTS: Width: 7cm (2 3/4 in)...
Meiji period, Japanese Kutani porcelain teapot and the sugar bowl with covers, finely hand painted in gold, red, black and green with beautiful various images of butterflies in foliate scrolls. Booth Pieces hand signed on the bottom by the artist in Japanese characters.
MEASUREMENTS: Height of the tea pot: 20,5cm (8in) Width: handle to spout: 21cm (8 ½ in) Height of sugar bowl: 14,5 cm (8in) Width: handle to handle 16cm (6 ¼ in)...
SOLD Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Jade pendant extremely fine carved and pierced with animal’s heads and scrolls.
CONDITION: In good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 7 cm (2 3/4 in)
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Rare, antique, 19th century, Central Asian Islamic Turkoman Tekke horse jewellery, silver-mounted leather, horse trapping Neckband. The upper surface decorated and constructed of 6 rows of small continuous interlocking silver plaques riveted to the leather, enclosed by silver bars at the ends...
Authentic ancient Chinese, Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.), silvery bronze mirror of square form decorated in floral sprays pattern, set with a central knob for a silk cord suspension.
The reverse of the mirror is with traces of a fabric pattern impression on the silvered background, in which the mirror was wrapped over one thousand year ago. (Please see the close up picture).
DIMENSIONS: 14.3 cm x 13.8 cm (5 5/8 in x 5 3/8 in)...
Authentic Ancient Luristan bronze Sword circa 1200 -1000 BC. A flanged hilt and blade finely cast in one piece. A very fine example of an authentic Ancient Luristan bronze dagger, of elegant form, from the Bronze Age circa 1200 -1000 BC. A tapering double-edged blade, a shaped hilt with an elliptical pommel, hollowed on each face for a pair of grip-scales...
Japanese Imari bowl decorated in a typical Imari pattern. The inside of the bowl is decorated with flowers in a blue vase and imaginative floral patterns around the sides. There are no chips, cracks, or repairs. Height: 3 ¾ inches. Diameter of bowl at the top: 8 ¼ inches.
A charming antique Russian wooden tobacco box painted in the traditional Russian art manner with 17century Moscow scenes of beautiful old architecture and the people of Moscow as Boyars with wives, merchants, monks and the members of the Tsar infantry guard Streltsi. The surface of the box was carved in low relief so that the paintings were on a raised surface. The base of the box is signed in the Cyrillic alphabet.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter of top: 11.7 cm (4 5/8 in). Height: 8,2cm (3 1/4 i...
Antique early 18th century Small - Sword Rapier. A brass hilt comprised of a double shell–guard, a knuckle-guard, a wooden grip with an ovoid pommel, retaining its original woven wire rings. A tapering steel blade cut with a short fuller stamped on both sides”MINI”.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 90 cm (30 1/2 in).
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition considering its age with minor wear, except for a broken back arm of the guard, please see the pictures.