A Qajar, polychrome, painted ceramic vase with inverted pear- shaped body, three receptacles at the shoulder, decorated with floral motifs, Persia, 19th century. Height: 19 cm (7 ½ in.). Diameter: 12 cm (4 ¾ in). Condition; no cracks, or repairs, nice age patina.
19th century Russian brass and enamel three-folded Icon “Deesis”. In the center: The Savior, the Almighty blessing with his right hand and holding a Book of Gospel in his left hand. The Virgin with an open scroll in the left fold. St. John The Baptist holding a chalice with The Child and a scroll in the right fold...
SOLD Antique 18th century Islamic Indian Mughal enamelled gold gilded copper vase of baluster form rising to a tall trumpet- shaped neck supported on a short foot ,decorated with blue green, white, red and cobalt blue enamel with panels enclosing design of flowering trees on floral sprays.
Dimensions: Height: 12,7cm (5in) Diameter: 9, 5cm 3 ¾ in.
Condition: Overall good with showing usage and age patina...
Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman Balkan silver belt for a Yatagan
sword. Details: This exceptional example of an Ottoman belt is made
from 62 individual elements (including the buckle) and is made of
solid coin silver. Each element was cast in a rigid mould, hammered,
and decorated in the characteristic Balkan knobbed design and adorned
in nielloe. The large clasp in the form of a shield is decorated
en-suite with a knobbed design of foliate...
19th century Qing Dynasty fine Jade carving of a bird mounted on wooden base. Height with stand: 7 ¾ inches .
Antique 19th century Qing Dynasty Chinese horseman saddle cover made of a one piece hand woven woollen rug on a cotton foundation. The cover is yellow, peach, white, orange, with three different shades of blue, and is decorated with good luck symbols. The border is with stylized Water Buffalo, scorpions, goats and other animals...
SOLD Antique 19th century Indian miniature portrait depicting Sikh monarch Maharaja Sher Singh (1807 - 1843) ruler of the Sovereign country of Punjab and the Sikh Empire.
He was the son of Maharaja Ranjit Singh and Queen Rani Mehtab Kaur (not to be confused with Maharani Mahtab Devi Sahiba, d/o Maharaja Sansar Chand of Kangra, another wife of Maharaja Ranjit Singh) who was also the mother of Prince Tara Singh (1807-1859)...
SOLDAuthentic ancient Greek -Cypriot red polished ware bowl of hemispherical form with a lightly burnished surface and a single lug handle, black rim and interior.
Cyprus, Early Bronze Age, ca...
SOLD--Antique 19th/20th century set of ten Chinese black ink sticks of varying shapes. The obverse sides are moulded in relief, painted and gilt with figures in long robes, accompany lines of calligraphy. The reverse sides are decorated in exclusive Chinese calligraphy.
DIMENSIONS: The sizes of the sticks vary from 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in) to 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.), and in multitude shapes. Box size is: 25.5 cm x 17.5 cm (10 in x 6 7/8 in)...
SOLD Antique made of pure silver plaque, 19th century, Persia. DETAILS: decorated in repousse and deeply engraved with Sasanian motifs depicting the Investiture of Bahram. Width: 4 5/8 in (11,8 cm). Height: 2 inches (5,2cm).
An abstract axe figure depicting a standing man carved from a green
hard stone from the Mezcala Culture, late preclassic period (300-100
BC). The man is standing with hands hanging down to his sides, a
rounded torso, and pointed short legs...
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...
Authentic antique 18th century Russian orthodox bronze center panel of folded icon “The Virgin of Kazan”. The top part The Vernicle (Holy Face) with the Holy trinity flanked by two angels.
MEASUREMENTS: 10.5cm x 6.7 cm (4 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in)
CONDITION: good condition considering its age, with nice old patina.
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Antique Chinese Liao Dynasty (907-1125 AD) proto-porcelain celadon tripod censer potted of globular form supported on three cabriole legs and set at each side with a mask flanked by a pair of square tab handles rising above a lion-mask, the pierced top surmounted by crested lizard.
CONDITION: there are no cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12.7cm (5 in)...
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...
Antique Indo Persian Islamic dagger Pesh Kabz, North India 19th century. DETAILS: A sturdy slightly curved single – edged steel blade with fuller, an upper ridge hilt applied with mother of pearl faced panels forming a lozenge lattice design, panels of mottled green Jade above and below, the spine covered with brass, attachment loop above, with its leather covered wooden scabbard.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard: 26 cm (10 1/4 in). Overall length witho...
Antique 19th century, Russian Cossack's short sword in the manner of a Caucasian Kindjal. DETAILS: A fullered single edged straight blade decorated in Damascus pattern deeply struck with a Caucasian sword smith’s mark. A hilt fitted with a pair of brass studded horn grip-scales retained by two domed iron rivets. A leather covered wooden scabbard with large mounts engraved in floral motives. The face of the locket and chape are made of low grade eastern silver and the backs are metal.
18th century Islamic circular shield.
DETAILS: well made of thick solid brass with upturned rim, set with four domed bosses and applied crescent at the top.
MEASUREMENTS: 14 ½ (37cm) inches in diameter.
CONDITION: dark spots around the bosses is dirt and oxidized.
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