Outstanding quality antique, 19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman Empire, (Egypt), Cairo -Ware, Mamluk Revival, Silver and copper, inlaid brass, large hanging Mosque lamp,Qandeel.
A body of classical dome form and small conical finial surmounted by an elaborated openwork finial, the central wide band adorned with four large copper, inlaid and pierced, medallions containing a calligraphic Arabic inscription, profusely inlaid in thick silver and interrupted by four elaborated cartouches decora...
A rare antique, Thai mother-of-pearl inlaid black lac footed cup, or pedestal bowl, Thailand, 18th or early 19th century. The cup of rounded polygonal form with thin sides rising from a decagonal splaying foot, the exterior extremely finely inlaid with various typically Thai designs and motifs in mother-of-pearl against a black lac ground. The interior is decorated with a plain cinnabar-red lacquer.
This type of footed cup usually was used to hold offering on a home Buddhist altar.
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 v...
Porcelain figure of Napoleon Bonaparte with sword, wearing his famous hat and favorite uniform of Colonel of Chasseurs Cheval de la Garde Imperial, and the Legion of Honour Order with a large imperial eagle flanking his left side. A plinth decorated with the Gold letter “N” initial monogram, with laurels and martial trophies on the sides.
CONDITION: In excellent condition, no chips, cracks, or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in) Tall inclusive.
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A large authentic antique, 19th century, Qing Dynasty, Chinese porcelain Famille-Rose vase. A baluster body with a trumpet neck and a slightly scalloped rim, applied with moulded handles in the form of the temple foo dog. The body brightly enamelled with two large opposing rectangular central panels enclosing an audience scene on the terrace, a dignitary seated at a table attended by aristocracy, and two smaller panels with Mandarins figures, all reserved against turquoise-ground. The sides deco...
Antique Chinese 19th century Qing Dynasty Famille Rose crackle glazed porcelain vase. The baluster body with a trumpet neck applied with moulded handles, brightly enameled with maidens in courtyard settings birds, butterfly and flowers, all reserved against dense floral scrolls on a gold gild ground decorated with figural scenes within iron oxide borders.
The base inscribed with the four - character mark.
CONDITION: The vase is in good condition, considering its age of more ...
This is artistically hand painted antique Qing Dynasty Rose Mandarin plate, made between the years 1840 and 1880 exclusively for export. The interior densely enameled and gilt with two panels depicting figures wearing characteristic Chinese costumes gathering on a terrace. Two of the segments enameled with flowers and birds.
This is a real Chinese porcelain of the 19th century, and not the modern reproductions.
MEASUEMENTS: approximately 9 inches in diameter.
Antique early 19th century Turkish Ottoman Balkan brass cartridge pouch (Palaska) of characteristic form, fitted with elaborate domed hinged lid, and belt loop at the rear. The outer face decorated with typical Ottoman neo-rococo style motifs.
CONDITION: In good condition, showing the age and usage, with light wear.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in). Width: 10.4 cm (4 1/8 in).
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Antique MesoAmerican Pre-Columbian Large Stone Celt axe of massive expanding form with sharp cutting edge, made of Black hardstone, Post-Classic (900-1521 CE).
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: 16cm (6 1/4 in). Width in the widest point: 6 cm (1 3/4 in).
High Quality Bohemian cut glass goblet in blue with painted floral decoration. There is a star figure cut into the bottom. No chips. No cracks. No repairs. Height: 7 1/8 inches. Width at top: 3 1/8 inches.
Good quality, antique Japanese cloisonne enamel incense burner (koro) and cover, with gold gilt bronze mounts Attributed to Honda Yosaburo of Kyoto, Meiji period (late 19th century). The cloisonne koro of squat ovoid form, set on four gilt shaped feet, finely worked in very fine wire with multicolor enamels and speckled goldstone, with two opposing panels depicting ho-o bird and butterfly, amongst flowering vines. Pierced, dome-like cover surmounted by a kiku bud finial.
Condition: The Koro...
Antique early 20th century Indonesian small knife / Dagger Bade-Bade - Sewar from Sumatra. A sturdy down curving steel blade, a carved wooden grip, with a carved pommel. A carved dark grained wooden grip and scabbard with metal bands.
CONDITION: In good condition with age patina and signs of usage.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard: 19.8 cm (7 3/4 in).
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Antique 19th century Tibetan solid silver Apron clasp (buckle) made of hand hammered solid silver of rectangular convex form, decorated with finely hand chased, embossed and pierced dragon’s s amidst foliage pattern.
CONDITION: The silver buckle is in very good condition.
Length 12.5 cm (4.92 inches).
WEIGHT: 107 grams (3.77 ounces)
A magnificent museum quality authentic antique ,ancient Chinese marble Buddhist stele (sculpture), Sui Dynasty (581-618 AD) centering a standing Buddha in long robe, with his hair drawn up into the usnisa, on a lotus base supported by two animals resting on the rectangular plinth base, flanked by four Bodhisattvas also wearing robes and standing on lotus flowers under a flaming mandorla.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 50.8 cm (20 inches). Width: 29.3 cm (11 1/2 inches. Weight approximately: 14 lb.
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 16th-18th century India Hindu miniature bronze figure of Sri-Lakshmi standing in sensual tribhanga atop a round base over a square plinth, her right arm extended and her left raised with a lotus blossom, clad in a long dhoti incised with foliate patterns secured with an elaborate pendant belt, further adorned with jewelry and a breast band, her hair piled into a high chignon.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in).
CONDITION: showing its age and usage, the figu...
Antique, 17th - 19th century, Tibetan Multiplated Helmet of Thirty Lames.
The skull of domed construction, formed of thirty overlapping elongated, hand forged, thick iron lames tapering towards a tall apex. Each lame secured by three iron rivets encircling the median of the skull, and its outer face, each lame formed with a full-length narrow medial ridge.
The apex of the skull capped by a slightly convex iron disc and fitted with a tall tubular iron plume-holder, formed in two stages with com...
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). Width: 15cm (6 in).
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