This is a very rare, antique Japanese sword Wakizashi, was made around the year 1500 A.D. (1450-1550 A.D.) An outstanding, slightly curved blade with carving (horimono) has a nice wave full temper Hammon which extends into the Boshi (point area).
The sword shows all the characteristics of a Mino sword. First of all it is very sharp. This is a well known characteristic of Mino blades. It has a well balanced feel and functional appearance. It looks like a fighting blade...
19th century Qing Dynasty Chinese Oxblood Porcelain Vase with well-potted body covered with rich crimson glaze. In good condition; no chips, cracks or repairs. Height: 9inches (23cm).
Antique Medieval 15th century German heavy polearm GUISARME in excavated condition.
REFERENCES: (1) “Europäische Hieb-Und Stichwaffen” by Heinrich Müller und Hartmut Kölling, page 262. (2) “A glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone. Page 255, figure 314.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 43 cm (17 in)
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American Officer's Sword circa 1800. The grip is made of bone, the cross guard and pommel are made of brass and probably were connected by a brass chain since there are remaining small holes. The massive, well balanced blade is unmarked. The length of the entire sword is 35 ½ inches. The length of the blade is 30 inches and 1 ½ inches wide. The sword is in good condition except for minor rust spots on the blade and cracks in the bone grip.
Miniature of an aristocratic lady on ivory from the 19th century. The miniature is signed, but the name cannot be deciphered. The frame is mahogany with gilded brass circle around picture. The glass cover is curved. Perhaps French. Dimensions: 4 ¾ x 4 ¾ inches.
Made in second half of the 18th century with low grade (Eastern) silver mounting. Silver wire inlays intact. Barrel decorated and inscribed in silver. Double signed lock. Inscribed trigger guard and silver decorated wooden stock. Outstanding hand chiselled signed lock, in good working order, fully functional. Silver inlaid barrel. Length; 20 ½ inches.
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A scarce antique 19th century British Victorian Infantry sergeant’s sword, hilt pattern 1822. Details: A solid brass four bar basket hilt incorporating a crown over the royal cipher VR, with a wire bound sharkskin grip, with a back-strap decorated on the top in rococo ornament and stamped near the quillon with arsenal mark...
Islamic Arabian Sword from Morocco. The blade is European and has a marking in points. The grip is made of horn. A similar sword is listed in the book describing arms in the civil museum of Bologna “L’Armeria del Museo Cevico Medievale di Bologna. The book dates the sword to the 17th century. Length: 34 ¾ inches. Length of blade: 28 ¾ inches.
Antique 19th century Imperial Russian Cossack's / Caucasian sword Kindjal. DETAILS: A double-edged steel blade tapering to a sharp point, cut with slender fullers decorated with a panel inlaid in gold koftgari, most likely the sword smith mark, fitted with a pair of horn grip-scales, and with beautifully hand chased in low relief solid Silver mounts in nielloed patterns of foliage...
Authentic antique 18th century European hussar sword. A plain iron stirrup hilt of typical eastern European hussar form with an almond shaped pommel, long langets, short quillon, and a knuckle bow stamped on the outer face with “ I R 84 “ and on the inner face of the guard “1 A R 10”, most likely a regimental marking. The wooden grip is bound with brass roped wire...
Original antique Russian Cossack's Soviet sword Shashka model 1927. DETAILS: A slightly curved single edged steel blade with a wide and long fuller. A spiral wooden grip mounted in brass struck with arsenal marking 599, the pommel is engraved with Soviet symbols, hammer and sickle, and "CCCP". A wooden scabbard covered in black lacquered canvas mounted with a large brass locket, chape and two mounts with loops for suspension...
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 19th century Islamic chased silver comb, shaped with a crescent top decorated, and inlaid, with gold disk crescent plaques, and a gold band on the top.
The combination of solid silver and gold indicates that the comb undoubtedly was an item of considerable prestige for a high-ranking Muslim woman, and was probably given as a wedding gift.
MEASUREMENTS: Width: 7.6 cm (3 in)...
Authentic ancient 7th-3rd century B.C. Celtic bronze Torc - Torque with coiled ends. Thick rod with circular section, flattened terminal coils. Tight spiral grooves incised on the whole surface, except on the portions adjacent to the coils.
The other related Bronze Torc is in the collection of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford...
Authentic antique American Civil War US Cavalry Sword Model 1840 known as the “wristbreaker”, made by Kirschbaum/ Solingen listed as a dealer exporting swords to Confederate and Union during the Civil War. References; American Swords and Sword Makers by Richard H.Bezdek,
Details: A hilt with a three bar brass guard, brass pommel cap, and wooden grip...
An 18th-19th century Mughal translucent green jade-nephrite circular box and cover with lobed rim. Measurements: 3 ¼ inches (8,3cm) in diameter. Height: 2 ½ inches (6,3cm). Condition: in very good condition with nice showing its age and usage patina.
Authentic Antique 19th century bronze sculpture of Grenadier by Italian born French sculptor Luca Madrassi 1848-1919...
This is an authentic Edo period time Japanese Samurai sword guard Tsuba made of steel with deeply chiseled leaves pattern decorated in silver . When the Tsuba is knocked on by a finger nail it makes a very fine ringing sound which means that it is hand forged steel and not cast iron. The Tsuba is in good condition with a dark brown patina. At the widest section approx. 2 5/8 inches