Authentic antique 18th century Russian brass and enamel four-folded panels of 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 is The Crucifixion surrounded by St. Martha, Mother of God, Saints John and Longin Centurion. On the right fold The Presentation of Christ to the Temple; Baptism; Transfiguration; Entrance to Jerusalem, on the top New Testament Trinity God Father an...
An exquisite, large, antique, Japanese cloisonné-enamel and embossed-foil (ginbari) Akasuke (Pigeon Blood) footed bowl with Lid with silvered mounts. The body covered with red ginbari with bamboo pattern, lid decorated in fine details with pink and white roses and green leaves on a translucent deep red ginbari ground with bamboo pattern.
Stamped on the base with maker’s mark.
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age. Enamel in very good condition no cracks, chips, free of r...
Late 19th century charcoal drawing of the head of an Arab stallion by Montgomery signed and dated 1896. This remarkable quality portrait of the horse is executed very realistically; the horse looks alive. It is a true work of art. In untouched condition including original matting and gold gilded oak frame.
MEASUREMENTS: The size of the picture with the frame is 29 3/8 inches (74 ½ cm) by 23 3/8 inches (59.4cm).
CONDITION: In good condition (no holes or ripped paper) considering its ...
Authentic antique, superb quality American Masonic Knights Templar York Rites Masonic Lodge sword. An elaborate hilt with a silver plated helmet pommel, surmounted by a perched dragon, a highly decorated cross-guard adorned on the center with an Ancient Cross in Crown in red and blue enamel, with the original antique scrimshaw cold white handle, engraved with the
Cypher, and a Knights Templar Cross on the reverse side.
A straight double edged blade etched at the forte with the sword maker...
Antique mesoamerican Pre-Columbian large stone Celt axe of massive expanding form with sharp cutting edge, made of pale Olivine Gneiss hardstone, Maya Post-Classic (900-1521 AD).
This is a typical work axe, so is not as finely polished as the Maya ceremonial celts.
CONDITION: Showing its age and usage, some minor chips to the cutting edge, otherwise in good condition.
DIMENSIONS: Length: 17cm (6 5/8 in). Width in the widest point: 6 cm (1 3/4 in)...
Ancient Scythians bronze fibula in the shape of a deer 6th-4th century BC
DETAILS: Openwork bronze depicting a seated deer with slender body, large head and antlers, and pronounced musculature; the legs folded beneath the body; the head regardant, resting on the hind quarters; the facial features stylised, with a large, round eye; the reverse with it’s the original clasp for attachment.
REFERENCES: 1) The Golden Deer of Eurasia Scythian and Sarmatian Treasures from th...
An adorable antique 19th century Chinese small teapot, beautifully decorated with scrolls and flowers.
MEASUREMENTS: approximately 8.6 cm tall ( 3 1/2 in ).
CONDITION: nice age patina, chip to the footring.
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Pre-Columbian, Mayan, Early Classic, circa 250-450 AD large terracotta bowl on flaring foot. The polychrome exterior is painted in grey, cream, dark and pale orange with geometric design.
CONDITION: repaired crack on the side, nice showing the age and usage patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 23.5cm (9 ½ inches ). Height: 9.5cm (3 ¾
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Antique, 16th-17th century, Islamic, Persian, or Ottoman, flanged war mace with a hand forged, pear -shaped solid iron head formed of fifteen sturdy flanges, with an integral socket of cylindrical section with wooden haft.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage with a dark patina, the socket with old repair by brass, the wooden haft with cracks.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 53.5 cm (21.06 inches). Height of the iron head including socket: 11 cm (4.33 inches).
WEIGHT: 1/2 kg (1.10 p...
Antique Painting Polish Saxon Officer Portrait, 18th century
Antique early 18th century portrait of a high rank officer of the Polish – Saxon army from the period of Augustus II, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony. In the time of his reign, and also later in the reign of his son Augustus III, also elected King of Poland, there was a personal union between Saxony and Poland 1697-1763.
DETAILS: An Authentic Antique 18th century large oil on Canvas portrait representing a high rank of...
Rare Authentic Antique mid-18th century, Brass Equinoctial Pocket Sundial, Compass by Andreas Vogler, Augsburg, Germany. A compass with brass dial and blued steel needle mounted on the centre of the brass octagonal horizontal plate finely engraved with scrolled ornamentation. Circular base-plate signed, on reverse “And Vogl” for Andreas Vogler of Augsburg, and engraved with latitudes of several cities Eleva Poli = Elevatio Poliarum (latitude of cities)
Augsburg Paris 48, Cracau (Kracow) 50....
A superb, large and genuine ancient Chinese Prehistoric two-handled vase / amphora from the Neolithic Period Yangshao culture was made over 4,000 years ago dating to approximately 3000 -2000 BC. Well potted in a compressed globular form set with a pair of small loop handles tapering to the waisted neck rising to an averted rim, resting on a flat circular foot. Painted around the shoulder in its original black pigment with a very rare fishing net pattern which is characteristic for the early Neol...
Antique late Qing Dynasty Chinese Export Famille Rose porcelain tea caddy and cover of hexagonal form and a cylindrical neck, with six feet at the corners. The front is painted with two ladies in a garden landscape, the back inscribed with a poem. The bottom is stamped with a red seal mark.
CONDITION: Slightly worn out showing the age and usage, small chips on the rim of the neck and the edges of the body, which can be expected from an over 100 year old household porcelain. There are no...
Antique medieval Islamic Fatimid 10th-12th century A.D. (288 AH - 494 AH) Egypt- Fatimid Caliphate, cast bronze scent bottle in the form of a parrot with an aperture on the front with finely carved details and a suspension ring on its back.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 5cm (1.97 inches)
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, minor wear to the exposed areas.
REFERENCE: Almost identical similar parrots from the Keir Collection, are published in the book Islamic Metalwork of the Eighth to the Fift...
Authentic ancient Cypriot bichrome ceramic Wine Jug, Cypro-Archaic I, CYPRUS: 750-600 B.C. Has a spherical body with ring base, flaring neck with pinched spout, surmounted by an arching double-row handle, a white slip coated surface.
Decorated with black concentric circles around the shoulder, and painted in black and brown, multiple encircling bands below.
CONDITION: Handle broken and glued in several places, part of the handle is missing, otherwise intact and in fine con...
Folk Art Duck Decoy hand carved from wood with yellow eye created from a thumb tack. The bird is painted black with white highlights and a grey bill. It has a leather strap on the base used for pulling the decoy in the water.
CONDITION: signs of wear on leather and on the base of the decoy. The yellow thumb tack is probably a later replacement.
MEASUREMENTS: Total length: 16 inches
Catalog Number: PR15
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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...
Authentic, Ancient Chinese bronze sword "Jian" Warring States Period (475 B.C. -221 B.C.), long tapering double edged blade with a median ridge, has beveled edges, rhombus thin cross-guard, slightly tapered tubular hilt.
CONDITION: The bronze has a silver-grey patina and extensive malachite green encrustation, grip cracked and repaired by inserted wood and secured by epoxy for the metal, blade broken and repaired by inserted metal pins and secured by epoxy for the metal, lacking a pommel