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...
Rare antique 17th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Shield- Buckler. Details: A shield constructed of a solid wooden core, the exterior surface entirely covered by small brass tokens reinforced by iron nails, and a central domed iron boss (umbo). The inner side reinforced by a solid iron plate fitted with suspension loops, retaining the original braided leather handle...
Antique 19th century Chinese Ching Dynasty Hetian Jade vase based on the archaic bronze hu vessel of flattened baluster shape, each side carved in low relief within shaped cartouches with a pair of archaic kui dragons, the waisted necks with stiff leaves flanked by a pair of finely carved elephant-head handles securing loose-ring handles, fitted with a domed cover with a double chrysanthemum bud knop, flanked by a pair of archaic dragon handles.
The elephant-head handles on this vas...
Authentic antique 14th-15th century medieval KNIGHT Rondel dagger excavated in Europe from a river during World War II. Details: A sturdy tapering blade of diamond section for breaking Armor. The hilt is comprised of a circular iron guard, a slender tang, and an oval shaped flat bronze pommel. The dagger is in an original excavated condition, the guard and the pommel are with remains of rivets to fasten a wooden grip...
Extremely Rare Authentic Antique Medieval 10th -12th century European Norman Knight conical Helmet extremely well hand forged, entirely of one piece of thick solid steel with a perfectly smooth exterior surface. This helmet shows the type of construction used on some of the finest products of the most gifted armorers of the period. Most of the helmets of this period were hammered from iron, only the finest ones were made of steel...
A set of three antique 18th century Qing Dynasty Chinese Export Famille Rose Altar Fruits included Buddha's Hand.
MEASUREMENTS: (Citron) 15 cm (5 7/8 in) tall, and 9.5 cm (3 ¾ in) wide Pomegranate 9 cm (3 ½ in) tall by 8cm (3 1/8in) wide and another fruit 10 cm (4in) by 7cm (2 ¾ in).
CONDITION: good; no repairs or restorations except for minor chips.
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Antique Mediterranean Majolica Vase with oriental style pattern, circa 18th-19th century.
CONDITION: in good condition, except for a crack at base of the neck.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 5 ½ inches.
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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...
Antique 18th-19th century Indonesian - Bali, Betel Nut Cutter made of hand forged steel in the form of a winged lion (/singha bersajap/) with a flaming mane and tail.
LENGTH: 21.5cm (8 .5inches).
CONDITION: In good condition with a lovely old deep patina very aged appearance and sign of usage...
Authentic antique Fine Baroque 17th Century Italian School Oil on
Canvas of "Mary Magdalene". The painting depicts the penitent Mary
Magdalene in her grotto with her face rendered with spiritual ecstasy
and long red gold hair, in a sumptuous dress falling from Mary’s arms
as she holds within her hands a skull, and a domed ointment jar which
she used to anoint the feet of Jesus.
CONDITION: Minor paint loss,
some crazing throughout, overall in very good condition...
19th century American percussion pistol with extremely long Damascus twist round barrel with octagonal breech section. The walnut half stock with brass furniture, shell motifs grip cup with trap for percussion caps. Complete with original brass ramrod.
MEASUREMENTS: The pistol is 19 inches (48,2 cm) long in a straight line.
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SOLD Antique 17th-18th century Islamic Composite War Bow Turkish Ottoman or Indo Persian. Of characteristic form with a rounded hand grip, painted on the exterior and interior in black and red, bordered with gold bands, and adorned with painted in gold and green shaped panels...
Antique 19th century Abyssinian sword (SHOTEL) with Rhino horn hilt of characteristic form with broad curved fullered blade stamped on one two sides of the forte with the marker marks , retained at the top by a domed washer. The sword is in its original hand stitched leather scabbard.
CONDITION: The rhino horn hilt with small crack and chipped on the edges. Leather very dray and scabbard shrunk so the blade does not exactly go to the end...
German souvenir spoon from Düsseldorf made of gilded silver and enamel. Bowl of the spoon is decorated with a beautifully enameled picture of Rheinbrucke and at the top of the handle is an enameled crest of Düsseldorf. The handle is stamped with “800”, the crown above and some another marks. The spoon is in very good condition no chips or repairs. 4 ¾ inches (12 cm) long.
Rare Antique 17th century Polish gold gilt brass belt formed of four rectangular and twelve hexagonal panels each made of two silver panels joined by a flower -shaped rosette and decorated in repousse baroque foliage ornament set with the small crescent hanger for the dagger suspension. The hinged buckle is formed of two repousse segments fitted on the back with a hook and loop closure.
REFERENCES: Similar examples of these rare belts described as 17th century Polish belts are in the collecti...
Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD) cast bronze silvered circular mirror, devoid of decoration apart from its large knob and concentric ring and high rim.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 14 cm (5 ½ in).
CONDITION: in good condition with old patina.
1. “Later Chinese Bronzes” by Rose Kerr
2. “Circles of Reflection” The Carter Collection of Chinese Bronze Mirrors
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SOLD Imperial German Prussian Officer’s Sword, Degen Model 1889, with an unusual iron hilt and folding guard with the Prussian eagle, composition grip wrapped in wire with the applied crowned gilt cypher of Kaiser Wilhelm II.
The double fullered, single edge straight steel blade in its japanned steel scabbard with one suspension ring.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in the scabbard: 91.5 cm (36 in), the Overall length without the scabbard: 90.2 cm (35 1/2).
CONDITION: In good ...
Antique, 19th century, Qing Dynasty, pale celadon jade group carving of a monkey clambering on the back of a horse. Dimensions; length: 6, 5cm (2 ½ in), height: 5cm (2in).