Rare antique 17th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Shield- Buckler. Details: A shield constructed of a solid wooden core, the exterior surface entirely covered by small brass tokens reinforced by iron nails, and a central domed iron boss (umbo). The inner side reinforced by a solid iron plate fitted with suspension loops, retaining the original braided leather handle.
DIAMETER: 25 cm (9 7/8 in)
CONDITION: The center iron boss is damaged evidently from combat, otherwise in good con...
Authentic antique, 19th century, finely hand painted on a wooden panel, Russian Orthodox Icon, The Right Handed Mother of God.
MEASUREMENTS: 18 cm x 13 cm (7 in x 5 in).
CONDITION: The icon is in the original good condition with a nice old patina. The border with remains of the iron nails, which previously held on oklad in which the icon was originally encased. One minor surface edge crack on the lower part. No repairs or restorations
The Russian icons of The Right Hand...
A Set of twelve antique 19th century Imperial Russian gold gilt Silver teaspoons Moscow 1869. Marked on the sides of the shafts with the makerâ€™s mark in Cyrillic C DC, predominately with Imperial Russian Moscow assay office marks "84" zolotnics, St George and the Dragon - coat of arms-of the city of Moscow, and the assay master's mark in Cyrillic "BC" Victor Vasilievich Savinsky dates 1869 indicated below. The back of the bowls are splendidly engraved in classic Russian foliate motifs with...
Antique 17th century Indo Persian- helmet Kulah-Khud with a
hemi-spherical skull forged from a single piece of thick steel
decorated with incised vertical panels and surmounted by a spike. The
front is with a sliding nose guard with palmette finials flanked by
two plume holders and remains of the third on the center, originally
there were three feather holders but one is missing, with the original
long neck-defense camail of chain mail of rounded links.
The rim of the helmet is appliquĂ...
Antique American War of 1812, Light Artillery Sabre - Sword. A plain brass stirrup hilt with a knuckle bow, shield shaped langets, downcurved rear quillon swelling at the tip and retaining the original ribbed leather covered grip made without wire.
A broad slightly curved single edged blade cut with a wide full-length fuller, German Import blade deeply stamped on the riccaso, P. KNECHT. In its original brass scabbard with two suspension rings and iron shoe.
Antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty Silk Insignia Rank Badge finely embroidered in petite point work in blue ,black ,green, purple and red with gold and silver metallic treads with appliquĂ©d bird and sun disc among the clouds with birds and other precious Buddhist and Taoist emblems and auspicious motifs. With the sea â€“ waves with fishes and rocks below. Rank badges would have been worn by the aristocrat male member of the court over a ceremonial robe.
CONDITION: in good condit...
Ancient Chinese Neolithic Age Period, Gansu Yangshao culture (3rd-2nd
Millennium BC). A double-handled Amphora made of buff-red earthenware painted in black and brown pigment.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 30.5 cm (12 in). Width: 32 cm (12 5/8 in).
CONDITION: Minor chips to the rim and old repair, which can be expected from an over 4000 year old ceramic, otherwise in good condition.
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Ancient Roman Large Bronze Lion Head Handle Circa 2nd Century AD
Authentic ancient Roman large bronze lion head handle circa 2nd century A.D. Circular in form and cast in high relief, holding a fluted bronze ring within its gaping jaw, teeth bared, the mane rendered in a radiating series of short locks and the face with incised detail.
Pierced with three attachment holes on the perimeter, with remains of the original iron rivets.
DIMENSIONS: High including the ring.19.7 (7...
Authentic antique late 19th â€“ early 20th century African ancestral bronze mask with pierced eyes and mouth, decorated with incised pattern and pierced with a hole on each side and another hole on the forehead for suspension.
The interior hand painted near the edge with the museum or collection accession number.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage with old dark natural patina inside and out.
DIMENSIONS: Â Approximately 20.5 x 11.8 cm (8 1/8 x 4 5/8 inches).
Antique Canadian 19th century silver mounted large scrimshaw walrus tusk. Details: The outer side of the tusk is finely engraved with an unusual Hudsonâ€™s Bay Company coat of arms. It is composed of a shield with a cross (the cross of St. George) and with four beavers, one in each quarter. Above the shield is a crest which depicts a walrus sitting on the Cap of Maintenance. The shield and crest are supported by two elk with a scroll showing the old Latin motto pro pelle cutem: a skin for a skin...
Antique Chinese Famille Rose Hand Painted Enameled Plate Qing Dynasty 19th C
Antique Chinese hand painted with famille rose decoration of flowers enameled plate, 19th century Qing (Ching) Dynasty period. The bottom marked in red seal.
Measurements: 17 cm (6 11/16 in) in diameter.
Condition: in good condition, no cracks chips or repairs.
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Semi Antique, circa 1920's/50's, Chinese, extremely well carved rosewood sculpture of the Foo Dogs â€“Buddhist Guardian Lions â€“ Shishi with the Peking glass eyes.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately: Length: 15.5 cm (6 1/8 in). Height: 10.2 cm (4 in).
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, two minor chips on one ear of the larger lion. Free of repairs or restoration.
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Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty jade pendant of elaborate form, carved and pierced with an archaic lion in the centre, the top surmounted by two mythical animals flanking the suspension hole.
CONDITION: In good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 7.7 cm (3 in).
Due to the fact that the market is flooded by reproductions of Chinese antiques, including Jade, which for inexperienced collectors look the same, we would like to inform our clients that this is a 100% authentic antique...
Outstanding 18th century Indo Persian shield Dhal, Sipar made of very thick steel decorated with 18K gold koftgari flowers, scrolling foliage and scrollwork at the border. At the back original padded red velvet with period time green velvet cushion and two handles mounted to four steel rings. Similar shield is in a â€śCatalogue Arms and Armour exhibition, 1974â€ť, Elliot and Snowden LTD. This shield is a first-rate, museum quality example of Islamic Art. Diameter; 14 Âľ inches.
Authentic antique, late 19th Century, large Bronze sculpture Bust of Napoleon - Signed R. Colombo 1885 â€“ depicting the emperor bearing a stern and determined expression, wearing his familiar military garb and distinguishing bicorne hat. An imperial eagle is perched at the front of the bust clutching a double ended torch, a classic symbol of honor and courage, with the title plaque below below engraved, "NAPOLEON 1-er 1812 par COLOMBO." The Sculpture is signed on Napoleon's right shoulder, "P...
A good 19th century Arabian silver mounted dagger Jambiya. Details: the horn grip with silver bands decorated with bead work, characteristic double edged blade with median ridge, J- shaped scabbard covered on front face by silver plates, decorated overall with bead work in geometric patterns and set with red oval stones. Length with the scabbard: 32cm (12 5/8 inches). Condition: good with showing the age and usage patina.
Antique 18th-19th century Indonesian - Bali, Betel Nut Cutter made of hand forged steel in the form of a winged lion (/singha bersajap/) with a flaming mane and tail.
LENGTH: 21.5cm (8 .5inches).
CONDITION: In good condition with a lovely old deep patina very aged appearance and sign of usage.
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Authentic antique 18th-19th century two panels Russian folded brass icon â€śThe Twelve Principal Feastâ€ť. Left fold depict the Annunciation, the Nativity, the Nativity of the Virgin, the presentation of the Virgin to the Temple. On the top the God Father and the Son sitting on the throne, and the sphere with cross between them, above the Holy Spirit in the image of a dove with symbols of the evangelists below. On the right fold the Presentation of Our Lord, the Epiphany, the Transfiguration, an...