Antique 18th 19th century Sino Tibetan bronze figure of Avalokiteshvara Quan Yin - Kuan Yin seated in dhyanasana on a lotus base. The goddess of compassion and mercy is adorned with crown and necklace.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12.3 cm (4 7/8 in). Dimensions of the base: 7.8 cm x 5.5 cm (3 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in).
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age showing its age and usage, worn out on the exposed areas with old natural dark brown patina.
Antique, 19th century Empire, Regency style Neoclassic three- lights, patinated solid bronze chandelier, in the form of a Roman Oil Lamp. The three candle arms project from a tripartite central piece adorned with leaf garlands and three neoclassic masks, surmounted by a pineapple shaped finial. All suspended by finely bridle hanging chains connected to a solid bronze ring.
DIMENSIONS: Approximate Height, from the base to the chains ring: 85 cm (33 1/2 in). Diameter: 30.2 cm (12 in). Weight:...
Antique late 19th century Filipino Moro Islamic Barong sword. Details: A broad leaf shaped single edged steel blade with a characteristically elaborated carved wooden hilt with brass ferrule, in its original scabbard made of two differently colored wood, with the exterior inlaid with mother of pearl.
REFERENCES: 1) “A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone 2) “Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago” Albert G. Van Zonne...
Exceptional 19th century wooden plane with brass fittings signed and stamped in several places. Signed: 1) “Buck / 242 / Tottenham Ct. Rd.”, 2) “S.H.R.” 3) “Barnsley” and “I. Sorby”.
CONDITION: in very good condition, no repairs or restorations, nice showing its age and usage patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 8 ¾ inches. Width at the widest spot: 9 inches
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Rare Antique, 17th century, Turkish Ottoman, Polish or Hungarian combat mace, “Topuz – Buzdygan ".
DETAILS: A hand forged, compact, bulbous iron head formed with an arrangement of robust flanges, with an integral socket of octagonal section, wooden haft decorated with incised scrolls.
REFERENCES: (1) A very similar Turkish mace is published in the Serbian book, "Weapons in the City Museum Vršac", page 60. (2) A comparable mace is published in the Hungarian book “Historical Exhibition...
Antique 18th century European Plug Bayonet. A straight tapering single-edged steel blade, double-edged toward the point, cut with a long central fuller, and a further slender fuller on each face. A cast brass crossguard with a chased quillon block, comprising of a pair of recurved quillons, turned horn grip with brass ferrule, and a brass washer on the pommel.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard is approximately: 51.5 cm (20 1/4 in).
CONDITION: In good c...
Antique American Indian Beaded Dance Harness
Authentic Antique 19th century American Indian (Canadian Plains Cree from Saskatchewan) dance harness composed of black trade silk fabric with twelve rosettes white red and blue glass beads sown to hide discs enclosed by hanging feather attachments. The central panel of the bandoleer is constructed in a geometrical pattern beaded with emerald green and burgundy glass beads on a thick fabric. The entire sewing was done by hand. These items come fr...
A pair of authentic antique Chinese cinnabar lacquer vases of baluster form, Imperial China: Qing Dynasty (1644–1911).
Each vase finely carved overall through a thick layer of lacquer with scholars and attendants in the garden pavilions with pagodas amongst a mountainous landscape scene with rocks and trees, all against three diaper grounds, reserved on cell-pattern and geometric grounds. The upper part of the body and the flaring neck adorned by scrolling lotus blossoms. The lower part car...
Authentic ancient Egyptian blue faience amulet depicting the Wadjet-Eye, Eye of Horus (UZAT)) Late Dynastic Period, 26th Dynasty (664-525 BC).
Very high-quality art work with fine incised details, notched eyebrow, pupil, rear spiral and ribbed drop.
The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection and power and it represents the right eye of the Egyptian falcon god, Horus. As the "Udjat" it also represented the sun and was therefore associated with the Sun god R...
An authentic antique Chinese ceramic stove model with two cooking pots and wing cup, made of reddish earthenware covered with green glaze, Eastern Han Dynasty period time (25-220 AD).
CONDITION: The stove is in good condition, considering its age (approximately 2000 years old) except for small chips and small piece of one corner chipped off. No repairs or restorations.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 33.5 cm (13 1/8 in) Width: 23.5 cm (9 ¼ in) Height: 15.3 cm (6 in).
Due to the...
Authentic antique 19th century Russian Orthodox brass and enamel icon “The Anastasis (Christ's Descent into Hell.
MEASUREMENTS: 5.6 cm x 5.1 cm (2.2 inches x 2.01 inches)
CONDITION: in good condition considering its age, with nice old patina.
Since the market is flooded by reproductions of the Russian brass Icons, which for inexperienced collectors look the same as the authentic objects, we would like to inform our clients that this is genuine authentic antique Icon, and is ...
19th century skillfully hand painted on glass portrait of a German nobleman hunter in the XVI century Renaissance style costume with sword and spear.
Condition: in very good condition, no repairs or restoration.
Dimension: 12 5/8 inches (32cm) x 8 5/8 inches (22cm).
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Authentic antique, 18th - 19th century, Tibetan belt pouch (coin purse) composed of leather, silver and brass. The front richly decorated with silver and brass, and studded with co turquoises.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length of the front silver frame: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in).
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, Leather is still flexible, showing the age and usage.
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Framed watercolor painting by Latin American artist of a village scene, signed “M. Figueras” (?).
CONDITION: The photo was taken with the glass, so there is some reflection in the photo.
MEASUREMENTS: Size: 14 ¾ x 18 ½ inches frame included.
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Antique 19th century Meiji period Japanese Kutani porcelain incense burner Koro and cover, of compressed cylindrical body, with upright handles, resting on three feet, modeled in the form of stylised elephant heads. The front side decorated with delicately hand painted coloured enamel and gold, with a cartouche depicting the Japanese goddess of mercy, Kannon Bosatsu, amongst clouds flanked by cranes, the rear decorated with a cartouche enclosing birds in a flowering garden. A domed cover ...
An authentic antique, circa 500 - 1500 AD Pre-Columbian Tairona Culture necklace formed of various shapes and sizes shell and Carnelians beads.
Finely carved pendant depicts a standing idol figure with crossed arms wearing a tall elaborate ceremonial headdress. Naturally, it has been restrung on metal wire and clasp.
DIMENSIONS: Approximate length in a straight line: 49.8cm (19 5/8 in).
Height of the pendant: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in).
CONDITION: Very good.
Authentic antique Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, 800-1520 A.D., Atlantic sculptured figure carved in gray volcanic stone - Basalt, depicting a meditating seated nude male Shaman - Sukia with arms crossed on slender legs and hands cupping the knees.
The top of his head carved with chevron pattern.
This item comes from an old Canadian collection of Pre – Columbian Art from various cultures.
CONDITION: In good condition showing its age and usage, with dark patina. ...
Antique late 19th century Chinese Ning hsia rug hand knotted with soft silky wool on a cotton foundation. An Ivory field ground with a peach central medallion mandala - like design surrounded by motifs of stylized creeping plants. Surrounded by a wide border in light blue, blue, navy, white and peach colors with various designs including a Greek key.
CONDITION: The rug in general is in good condition considering its age with full pile, No repairs, no holes or applied patches. Some loss to t...