Two antique Chinese ceramic biscuit figures of Buddhist Lions (Fu Dogs), incense burners for incense sticks, Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1720). Each seated on a shaped rectangular plinth, the backs set with tall taper holders painted in green ochre and aubergine glazes, with opened mouths and long flowing manes and tails, moveable eyes.
CONDITION: one of the lions has an old repair (horizontal crack across the upper body) and two minor chips...
German Scheibe Alsbach porcelain bust of French Napoleonic Marshal Jean Lannes 1st Duc de Montebello, 1st Sovereign Prince de Sievers (11 April 1769 – 31 May 1809), one of Napoleon Bonaparte's closest marshals and a personal friend of the emperor, he was allowed to call him "tu". Beautifully executed and in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 11.5 cm (4 ½ inches)
19th century Qing Dynasty Chinese Export Famille-Rose huge vase brightly enamelled with two large rectangular panels enclosing an audience scene on the terrace, a dignitary seated at a table attended by aristocracy and two smaller panels with figures, divided by Buddhist lion cub handles painted on two sides with a profusion of flowers, birds and fruits. Condition; chips on the rim and a hairline cracks on the bottom, no repairs or restoration. Height: 18inches (45.7cm)...
Wabembe wooden sculpture of naked man, Congo, Africa.
CONDITION: nice showing its age and usage patina.
MEASUEMENTS: 13 inches tall.
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Antique 17th - 18th century Ceylonese Sinhalese nobleman dagger (piha-kaetta)...
Extremely Rare Antique Pre -Columbian Protoclassic circa 150 B.C.-250 A.D. very finely sculpted Jalisco polychrome ceramic Figure depicting a standing female with large rounded proportions overall. She is standing on large arched feet, her foreshortened arms outstretched, voluminous breasts and broad shoulders adorned with a necklace...
Antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty woman’s robe. A dark blue
satin Silk finely woven in patterned medallions with precious Buddhist
and Taoist emblems and auspicious motifs as two gold fish bordered by
bats and Peony’s. Embroidered in coloured floss satin silk with
phoenix birds and flowers, sleeves with yellow cuffs, panels heavily
embroidered with large Peony’s...
SOLD Large antique Byzantine silver cross Enkolpion circa 12th -15th century A.D. made from two halves secured at the top with a hinge, and a suspension loop above, engraved with The Virgin Orans flanked on the two lateral arms by busts of saints, inscribed in Greek on both sides. The other side engraved with stylized cross, bordered with bands of twisted silver wire and beads...
A very rare Antique 18th century Silver mounted Arab Dagger Jambiya, with a curved double-edged steel blade, formed with a medial ridge, a silver hilt of very finely chiseled fish-scale pattern and foliage, a wooden scabbard covered in purple velvet with large silver mounts, decorated in very fine pierced and chiseled scrolling tendrils, and fitted with belt loops for suspension.
Overall length with the scabbard: 28 cm (11 in).
Condition: The Jambiya is in good condition and shape ...
Antique 16th century German Saxon Hunting sword - waidblatt in excavated condition with a broad heavy fitted short single edge cleaver blade, an iron hilt comprised of an iron guard incised with lines and a broad tang with one remaining natural staghorn grip-scale retained by tree rivets.
MEASUREMENTS:Overall length: 41.5 cm (16 1/4 inches).
CONDITION: The waidblatt is rusty, the staghorn grip-scale is chipped and the other one is missing.
Antique, Qing Dynasty (17th-19th century), white greenish jade pendent pierced and carved in relief in floral motive and leafy branches with a bat on the side. This is a truly superb carving rarely seen on the market. .Dimensions: length: 5cm (2 in), height: 4,5cm (1 ¾ in), width: 2,5cm (1in).
19th century Japanese Imari porcelain plate painted with a rickshaw filled with colorful flowers and signed on the base by the artist.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 27 cm (10 5/8 inches).
CONDITION: the plate is in good condition consisted with age and normal use, no repairs.
Very rare, 18th century, Indian Executioner Sword –Tegha.
DETAILS: massive plain steel tulwar hilt, broad and extremely heavy slightly curved single edged blade of kilij form, four fullers and yelmen, spine section of the blade near the hilt is fluted, the sword is with its original leather covered wooden scabbard. This superbly made sword has one of the best quality Indian blades I've ever seen...
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)...
11th -12th century AD, Islamic, Persian, Seljuk, Turks Period (1071-1243 AD).
Hammered bronze ewer, pouring spout projects upwards from cylindrical neck which serves as filling spout. Flat shoulder sloping slightly downwards to a rounded edge from which the side of the cylindrical body descends to a flat base...
SOLD Antique 17th -18th century Northern Indian Islamic Mughal sword Talwar - Tulwar with an early 17th century European blade. DETAILS: A gold gild copper (Tombak) hilt of typical 17th century Northern Indian Islamic type, with a bellied grip that runs down to form short quillons, with a large saucer – shaped pommel...
Cast bronze Celtic warrior armlet torque decorated with engraved geometrical pattern, Hallstatt culture (about 800 to 475BC).
MEASUREMENTS: The inner circumference including the gap is 8 ½ inches (21 ½ cm) Diagonally:3 ¾ inches (9 ½ cm).
CONDITION: in good condition with a beautiful dark patina.
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Authentic antique 18th-19th century Russian orthodox cross “The Crucifixion “ made of brass with baked enamel. On the top part The Lord of Sabaoth flanked by two angels. A sun and a moon on the ends of a middle bar, text of prayer to The Crucifix along the bottom edge on the bottom edge. The Crucifixion in the centre, in the lower part walls of Jerusalem and the mount Golgotha with the skull of Adam on the bottom end...