Antique 19th century European mix media oval miniature portrait depicting a young aristocrat boy wearing a fancy costume, mounted in oval brass, on a rectangular black lacquer paper-mâché frame.
Dimensions of the rectangular frame: 12 cm x 10.5 cm (4 3/4 in x 4 1/8 in).
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age of over 100 years, the lacquer frame is worn, the lacquer is slightly chipped...
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)...
The octagonal barrel is stamped with the Liege prove mark.
The lock and the iron fittings are beautifully engraved.
The pistol is 14 inches long.
In very good condition.
We are shipping internationally; no fire arms permit is required.
Exceptional 19th century antique Chinese Qing Dynasty sword Dao (Ox Tail Saber). A hand forged steel blade with two grooves on both sides, mounted in a silvered brass oval shaped guard and pommel, with a wooden handle wrapped in green cord. A wooden scabbard bound in black lacquered sharkskin, mounted with an elaborated locket and chap, large fittings with loops for suspension, with its original cord and belt hook for suspension.
Overall length in the scabbard: 103 cm (40 1/2 inches)...
Antique 19th century Persian Qajar Dynasty Islamic ceramic flask painted in underglaze green blue and red with two birds surrounded by floral sprays decoration.
Condition; chip on the mouth of the neck, otherwise in good condition no cracks, repairs or restorations...
SOLD Late 18th century Georgian solid bronze candlestick of baluster form resting on a square base supported by four small brass feet.
CONDITION: The candlestick is in unclean condition with its original patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Height; 17,8 cm (7 in).
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18th century, Indo Persian sword - Shamshir with curved single edged blade. DETAILS: hilt construction: brown wooden grip scales retained by two copper rivets, steel crossguard of characteristic form with langets, long quillons of square section and knob finials.
CONDITION: some pitting to the blade and the crossguard...
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.
SOLD Rare Antique 17th -18th century Ukrainian Zaporozhian Cossack staghorn Gun Powder - Flask with a bifurcated body engraved with traditional Ukrainian folk designs with an elaborate rosette on the centre surrounded by three stylized tridents - Tryzub adorned by domed brass rivets and fitted in brass engraved in a zigzag pattern with two loops on the side for suspension.
REFERENCES: 1. (Ukrainian Cossack state by Volodymyr Nedyak) Pages: 241, 242, and 243...
Ancient Egyptian Stone Mace made of hard stone, perhaps basalt, circa 2500 BC.
CONDITION: the mace is in good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: 3 ½ inches (9 cm) x 3 3/8 inches (8,5 cm).
All artifacts are accompanied by a Certification of Authenticity
Rare Antique French Napoleonic infantry officer sword - SABRE DE MINEUR,
DIT “PETIT MONTMARCY” (1786 – 1815).
References: "Les Armes
Blamches De La Revolution" by JEAN-Pierre Martin. Page 109. According
to the book “Sabres Francais 1680 – 1814” –by CHRISTIAN BLONDIEAU.
Page 33 and page 40, these types of sabers were used by the French
army from the time of the Revolutionary war to 1815...
Important 18th century Persian dagger Jambiya from the Qajar Dynasty.
DETAILS: Double-edged curved blade with medial ridge and kened point, designed for piercing chain mail, made of superb quality Damascus steel wootz. An upper panel on each side carved with animals in a gold inlaid border. The waisted steel hilt is of typical form chiseled with busts of Persian kings and perching birds among flowers and rococo shells (European influence)...
Rare Antique 18th century (1725-1763) Saxon – Polish State Ceremonial Partisan of an Officer of the Saxon "Hundred Swiss Guards of Augustus II and the III, kings of Poland and, electors of Saxony.
DETAILS: Entirely made of cast steel, (tapped by the fingernails make a very nice sound characteristic of high quality carbonated steel), shaped as a crowned double-headed eagle with waved tapering double-edged blade with its integral tapering octagonal socket.
These types of th...
Antique 19th century Islamic Knife “Rencong” traditional weapon of the Acehnese from the northern Sumatran region of Aceh. A sturdy narrow, incurved, single – edged blade, decorated on both sides in ellipse pattern, with a characteristic bent handle with brass ferrule (metok), in its original wooden scabbard...
19th century Indo Persian dagger Choora of the Afghan Mashud tribe from Khyber. Details: straight and heavy single-edged blade tapering gradually from the hilt to the point with wide rib at the back, the hilt is formed of two pieces of bon riveted to the tang, the dagger is with its original leather covered wooden scabbard. Overall length: 50cm (19 ¾ inches).
Rare antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic dagger Kard.
DETAILS: A hilt of cylindrical form with a base and pommel in turban
form made of five pieces of a very high quality rust-brown tone Jade
with a fine granular texture and inlaid in gold with stylized
palmettes stars and zig-zag band motifs...
Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty pale celadon jade well carved figure of a boy.
HEIGHT: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in).
CONDITION: chip on the right foot; please see a photo, otherwise in good condition with the natural inclusions in the stone.
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Authentic ancient11th Dynasty circa 2134 - 1991 BC Egyptian necklace composed of rich glazed turquoise blue faience tube beads and blue, white, gray and beige faience disc beads.
Adorned with a blue faience amulet depicting the god Shu, kneeling with arms upraised supporting a sun disc.
In Egyptian religion Shu was the first deity to be created by Atum; He was the father of Nut (sky) and Geb (earth) with his sister and wife, Tefnut (moisture)...