19th century Turkish Ottoman Kutahya polychrome pottery bowl decorated with floral motifs in cobalt blue turquoise, red and green. Diameter: 4 3/8 inches (11cm).
Superb 18th century Museum Quality Persian dagger Jambiya from the Qajar Dynasty. DETAILS: A wavy double-edged curved steel blade with medial ridge and kened point, designed for piercing chain mail. A forte decorated on each side with chased in high relief panels in a gold inlaid border depicting a doe attacked by a lion. A waisted steel hilt of typical form chiseled with gold inlaid cartouches each enclosing perching birds among floral sprays...
This bronze medal commemorating the Vienna World Exposition of 1873 was made by Karl Schwenzer (1843-1904) and Josef Tautenhayn (1868-1962). Material: bronze. Dimensions: 71mm x 5 mm. It was awarded to James Hector for his services to the Exposition. The obverse side shows a portrait bust of Emperor Franz Josef I with the text 'FRANZ JOSEF I KAISER VON OESTERREICH KOENIG VON BOEHMEN ETC APOST KOENIG VON UNGARN' (Franz Joseph I Emperor of Austria King of Bohemia etc., Apostolic King of Hungary)...
Superb and large 19th century (Meiji Period) Japanese Censer. DETAILS: cast in sections in bronze, standing on pedestal base in the form of 4 elephant’s trunks, beautifully decorated body with hand chiseled in low relief birds perched on flower stems among floral spray pattern, two handles in the form of phoenix.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 21 ½ inches (54,5 cm). Width: 13 inches (33cm). Weight: 20 pounds...
Antique elaborately decorated in low relief southeast Asian brass bell with clapper, circa 19th century.
CONDITION: Very nice patina showing its age and usage.
MEASUREMENTS: Approximately 4 ¼ inches (10.8 cm) tall.
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Athentic ancient European Bronze Age / Hallstatt I, circa 1200-800 BC Celtic bronze socketed axe celt of trapezoid form with flared cutting edge decorated on both sides with a molded ridged bands and vertical ribs pattern with a hole throughout for hafting.
MEASUREMENTS: Max Length: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in)...
A very well made antique 19th century blue and white Delft Toby jug of a seated gentleman in a tricorn hat, a frock coat, painted with flowers, holding a money bag in his right hand, while another is tucked under his right boot.
CONDITION: In good condition and shape considering its age, with signs of age and usage, no repairs or restoration, the base of the rim is chipped...
Antique, 18th - 19th century, Turkish Ottoman Islamic Sword Yatagan with a characteristic ear shaped hilt. DETAILS: The hilt with horn grips scales mounted in white metal decorated with engraved geometric pattern. The recurved single edged blade struck with the maker's mark. A leather-bound wooden scabbard set with metal mounts.
The total length with the scabbard: 62,5cm (24 1/2in).
The sword is in good condition...
Ancient Celtic Hallstatt Culture ( 800 to 475BC) large bronze belt buckle decorated at the center with three embossed medallions and ribbed design around the edges with two pairs of holes on the left and right sides for attaching the buckle to the belt .
MEASUREMENTS: 7 ¾ inches (19.7cm) x 4 inches (10.2cm).
CONDITION: showing the age blue and dark green patina...
SOLD Antique late 19th century Philippine Muslim Moro - Islamic dagger – Punal. Details: A sturdy double edged flamboyant steel blade chiseled at the base, both sides of the forte, with a scrolling motif, engraved copper oval guard with elaborated copper ferrule, with large central knob, bone lobed pistol grip...
Antique 19th century Sino - Tibetan hand woven woolen on a cotton
foundation Saddle Blanket Rug in the shape of a butterfly with spread
wings weaved with large peonies and bounded with a border woven with
birds perching on wavy flowered branches and trimmed on the edges by
This is a WWII period Katana in Gunto mounts. The Gunto mounts are typical and original. The Tsuka (handle) is 10” long. The Ito (handle wrapping) is very tight and is original, the manuki is as well original, the Same (rayskin) is excellent. The black wooden Saya (scabbard) is 28 ¾” long, with the complete and original hanger. The leather cover is missing. The blade is Ubu (original length) with one punched hole and in good polish...
18th century, Indian Punjabi matchlock musket Toradar with extremely long (50 ¼ inches) tapered round barrel.
DETAILS: the barrel with six brass bands, the slim buttstock of pentagonal form inlaid with ivory, brass and horn buttpads, trigger made of pierced steel, right side fitted with toggle retaining the chained touch hole pick.
CONDITION: very good as configured, the barrel and wood is showing dark patina.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length: 70 inches (178 cm).
A group of 4 gold gild bronze commemorative Napoleonic medals and 1 gold gild bronze plaque custom mounted in a wooden case lined with blue velvet.
From the left to right:
1. Napoleon coronation medal. Medalist: MERLIN F.
OBVERSE: Napoleon borne upon a shield by four warriors. With the inscription; BONTE DE TITUS SAGESSE DE M. AURELE GENIE DE CHARLES M. / AU NOM DE PLUS GRAND DES HEROS FREMIT L'HYDRE BRITANNIQUE / MERLIN F.
REVERSE: a closed laur...
Antique Islamic Ceramic Bowl, 18th century
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 18.5cm (7 1/4 in.) Height 7.6 cm (3in)
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Rare antique 19th century sword Jimpul of the famous Dayak headhunters from Borneo. DETAILS: A handle elaborately carved from a polished deer antler showing age and usage patina with a hand forged (visible welded-pattern) sturdy single edge curved blade widening towards the end, cut on both sides with fullers, the lower part of the blade along the back edge is pierced and engraved with scrollwork. Most of the head hunters Dayak swords seen on the market are Mandau Parang, this rare Dayak sword J...
Ancient Chinese Warring States period time (475-221BC), cast bronze circular mirror decorated with dragons pattern and round central knob.
MEASUREMENTS: 16cm (6 ¼ in) in diameter.
CONDITION: in good condition with beautiful green patina.
REFERENCES: a similar mirror is published in the books.
1. Masterpieces of Chinese Bronze Mirrors in the National Palace Museum Published by the National Palace Museum Taipei, Taiwan,
2. Later Chinese Bronzes by Rose Kerr,...
18th century Indo Persian dagger Pesh-Kabz with celadon green stone grip and T section slightly curved, Damascus steel blade, designed for piercing through the rings of chainmail armor. The wooden scabbard is covered with burgundy color velvet. Overall length: 14 1/4 inches (36cm).