Rare Authentic Antique 17th -18th century huge Turkish Ottoman Islamic flanged Mace, of superb quality, decorated with Gold inlaid koftgari.
DETAILS: A pear -shaped steel head formed of six sturdy flanges with domed central finial, on its original massive wooden haft, covered with crimson velvet, with a long tubular facet steel socket and grip, fitted with a single full-length iron strap between.
This form of the flanged maces, or winged maces, where the head of the mace ...
Rare 18th Century Mughal Shamshir Shikargar very similar to the sword published in the book “A Glossary of The Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” By George Cameron Stone page 552 Figure 710. The very heavy and sharp blade is made of Damascus Steel carved with animals in low relief outlined in gold; Steel hilt with a damascened floral motif; Wooden scabbard covered with fine leather tooled in eastern design. Some parts of the blade are pitted...
Antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty pair of hand-blown Peking Glass Vases of slender baluster form supported on a slightly concave base, and rising to a trumpet neck with a bevel rim with a wood grain pattern of deep reds to blackish-reds.
CONDITION: Very good overall condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs...
Antique Presentation Kukri of the 2/7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha
Rifles in a solid silver mounted scabbard. Details: A wooden scabbard
of unusual structure with one small companion knife covered in red
fabric with a silver locket engraved with presentation dedication. The
inscription reads: “PRESENTED BY GURKHA OFFICERS. 2/7 TH GURKHA
RIFLES” adorned below a large repousee and chased silver heraldic
shield ornamented with scrolling highland thistles and a red jewel on
ON HOLD--18th - 19th century Caucasian Arm Guard Bazu Band made of a sheet of iron and etched with five lobed central cartouches and surmounted with arabesque imitating Arabic inscription. These types of arm guards were made in Russia and Caucasus from the 17th to the 19th century, and were very popular still in the 19th century among Khevsurs Chechens and Georgians...
This large antique Chinese pipe is beautifully hand carved with Fu dog, Chinese guardian lions known as Shishi (Imperial guardian lion). Flowers and waves in polychrome wood with brass ends...
Authentic Antique, 18th - 19th century, large Balinese Indonesian sword, keris – kris, of superb quality with an extremely well made serpentine -shaped blade excellently wrought from pamor iron, displays various layers of metal. The hilt depicts the god 'Bataru Bayu'. He is the god of wealth and well-being (a variation of the Indian wind-god Vayu). The hilt figure is made of brass which has been finely chased, engraved and gold gilt...
Antique Pre-Columbian Moche Blackware ceramic, circa 200 AD to 600 AD, double-chambered figural whistling vessel.
Vessel depicts seated man holding his hands on his lap, wearing a long tunic and hat connected by a bridge handle to a cylindrical spout.
The man's body is connected by a second bridge to a fruit of a rounded body decorated overall with tufts...
SOLD Authentic Antique American Civil War US cavalry sword model 1840 saber called the "wrist breaker”. Details: A hilt with a three bar brass guard, and a leather covered wooden grip bound with roped brass wire, with a brass pommel. An extremely long slightly curved single edged flat back steel blade, with a narrow and wide fuller. The sword is in its original steel scabbard with two suspension rings...
American Iron Key from the period time, 18th century. Exceptional blacksmith’s work; all hand forged and filed.
CONDITION: very good, nice old patina.
MEASUREMENTS: 7 ¼ inches (18,5 cm) long.
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19th century, circa 1840 British percussion rifle signed on the lock plate “A. Wilson”. The octagonal part of the barrel is inscribed “London”. All steel furniture, finely engraved in floral motifs.
CONDITION: Beautiful walnut stock has some old cracks near the barrel wedge; lock of the rifle is in working condition.
CONDITION: Overall length: 48 inches (122cm)...
Folk Art Duck Decoy hand carved from wood with yellow eye created from a thumb tack, 19th century. The bird is painted black with white highlights and a grey bill. It has a leather strap on the base for pulling the decoy in the water.
CONDITION: signs of wear on leather and on the base of the decoy, as well as paint chip on the bill, hole behind the strap. The yellow thumb tack is probably a later replacement.
MEASUREMENTS: Total length: 14 ¾ inches...
SOLD Antique 16th -17th century post - Byzantine silver orthodox pectoral reliquary cross of very unusual box-like construction , hinged at the base and pinned to a suspension loop above, both faces cast and chased in low relief with crucified figure of Christ.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in). Width: 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in).
CONDITION: In its original condition showing the age and usage, slightly worn with minute scratches.
WEIGHT: 34 grams (1 1/4 oz).
Antique Belgium Court sword- Epée, first half of the 19th century. A brass hilt molded with openwork and chased comprised of a grip with fluted mother-of-pearl grip-scales on a cross-guard decorated with sculptured cherub's heads with a down turned shell guard bearing Belgium, coat of arms, the lion of Belgium (LeoBelgicus) with the motto "L" UNION FAIT LA FORCE. A knuckle bow cast and chased with rococo shells and flowers, an elaborate pommel decorated with flowers and scrolls. A straight doub...
SOLD Chinese Neolithic age Period Machang phase of Majiayao culture (ca.2300-2000 BC) double-handled large pot made of buff-red earthenware painted in black and brown pigment.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12 cm (4 ¾ in). Width: 20cm (7 7/8 in).
CONDITION: chips to the rim as one would expect from pottery close to 4000 years old, otherwise in good condition.
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Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) ceramic jar of ovoid body decorated with continuous design representing mythical celestial creatures covered with green glaze.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12.5cm (5 ¾ in). Width: 15.3cm (6 in).
CONDITION: the glaze partly worm out as can be seen in the pictures, otherwise in good condition considering its age, no repairs or restorations, beautiful old showing the age patina.
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Rare Antique 18th century Polish Nobleman sword Karabela. DETAILS: A Steel hilt of characteristic Karabela form decorated throughout the grip and the crossguard in silver inlaid scrolling foliate and floral motifs. A slightly curved single edged Damascus steel blade with yelmen, a forte decorated on each side with silver inlaid ornaments and two panels containing ornaments stylized in Arabic scripts.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 92 cm (36 ¼ inches), length of the blade 77 cm (30 ¼ i...
Antique 14th - 17th century Southeast Asian celadon tripod censer decorated in height relief with wonderful design of lotus panels and flowers buds, applied overall with a thick rich celadon green glaze.
CONDITION: good; no cracks, repairs or restorations.
MEASUEMENTS: 9,5cm (3 ¾ in) in diameter. Height: 6cm (2 3/8 in).
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