Authentic antique 18th -19th century Islamic Indo Persian nobleman helmet Kulah-Khud. A hemi-spherical skull formed of one hand forged steel plate, with a stout mounted long spike at the top, a pair of plume-holders, a movable guard nasal flanked by two plume holders, retaining its original neck-defence camail of chain mail of rounded links.
The skull is beautifully decorated over its entire surface with floral and creeper designs...
Antique pre Napoleonic French cavalry officer’s sword de Chasseurs a Cheval pattern 1788-1795. Details: A two-bar brass hilt with an Attack guard and a swivelling secondary bar, both bars are pierced and scalloped, retaining its original copper wire bound wooden grip with a rectangular section helmet pommel. A slightly curved single edged blade cut with a broad full-length fuller and a slender fuller along the back-edge...
19th century Russian Cossack's / Caucasian sword Kindjal. DETAILS: slender tapering double-edged blade with a flattened diamond section, an iron hilt with a silver nielloed border, fitted with a pair of horn grip-scales and with chased nielloed gilded silver mounts, in its original leather covered wooden scabbard with large gilded silver mounts chased in low relief with niello arabesque panels decorated en suite with the kindjal mounts. The inner face of the locket is signed in Cyrillic...
SOLD A Rare antique 18th century Rhinohorn - hilted Turkish Ottoman Islamic sword Yatagan-Yataghan. DETAILS: A rare style of hilt formed of two pieces of Rhino horn scales, retained by three iron rivets, and enclosed by silver straps decorated and engraved with designs of scrolling foliage...
Antique early 20th century Indonesian small knife / Dagger Bade-Bade - Sewar from Sumatra. A good quality down curving sturdy steel blade Jagged at the forte, deeply stamped with the makers mark, and a wooden grip with a carved pommel...
A superb quality Antique, Imperial Russian Islamic Caucasian belt Caucasus circa 1900 A.D. composed of a huge solid silver buckle, of curved form with cusped ends, formed of two rectangular panels and a central oval medallion, the hinge concealed on the reverse...
, 19th century, finely hand painted on a wooden panel, Russian Orthodox Icon, The Mother of God of Smolensk "Smolenskaya" (Hodigitria or Patron of the wayfarers).
MEASUREMENTS: 29 cm x 21 cm ( 11 3/8 in x 8 1/4 in).
CONDITION: The icon is in the original good condition with a nice old patina. The border with remains of the iron nails. No repairs or restorations...
Authentic antique Byzantine bronze pectoral Reliquary Cross, circa 9th-12th century A.D. composed of two separately-cast halves hinged at the base and pinned to a suspension loop above.
Finely chiseled in low relief with the Crucifixion on the obverse and the Virgin Orans on the reverse.
DIMENSIONS: Height: 5.3 cm (2 1/8 in). Width: 2.5 cm (1 in).
CONDITION: In its original condition showing the age and usage...
Antique Napoleonic Prussian Cavalry sword model 1811. DETAILS: A plain
iron stirrup hilt with a knuckle bow, shield shaped langets,
downcurved rear quillon swelling at the tip and retaining the original
leather covered wooden grip. A broad slightly curved single edged
blade cut with a wide full-length fuller, in its original steel
scabbard with two suspension rings. The cross guard and scabbard are
stamped with matching markings: 15. T. F. 5. 13...
Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Porcelain vase Kangxi period (1661 -1722 A.D.) Finely potted of characteristic meiping form with a short waisted neck, finely painted in rich cobalt –blue, with seven cranes stork in flight with a bundle of flowers in their beaks amidst cloud scrolls, band of lotus lappets above the foot .The vase is signed on the bottom underglaze with six character marks ‘Ju Shun Mei Yu Tang”
CONDITION: An old vertical crack, a small chip on the rim of the neck...
A pair of 19th century signed Japanese porcelain Imari bowls with covers. Each of rounded form decorated under glaze with blue, iron red enamels, panels of stylized bamboo and leaves on red ground and gilded.
MEASUREMENTS: 5 1/8 inches (13cm) in diameter. Height: 3 ½ inches (9cm).
CONDITION: in good condition except for one hairline crack in the interior of one bowl. No repairs or restoration.
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SOLD A Persian ceramic turquoise glazed Jug decorated with black drops, Iran- Kashan, Seljuk period (13th century AD). Details: globular body, flaring neck and tall pedestal foot, all covered with a turquoise glaze except for the lower part of the body and the foot. Condition: repaired clean breaks, small areas of restoration, nice showing the age and usage patina. Height: 8 1/8 in (20,5 cm). Diameter: 6 ¼ in (16cm).
Circa 1470-1532 AD pre-Columbian Inca ritual offering vessel Conopa in the shape of an Alpaca. Hand carved of a black fine grained stone, then polished with sand and water, with a hole in its back called a "qocha" (lagoon)-the container for offerings during the
ceremony "haywarisqa" (ceremony of offerings) in which Alpaca fat and blood mixed with coca leaves were presented to the gods.
MEASUREMENTS: 11 cm (4 inches) long and 8 cm (3 1/8 inches) tall.
Ancient Egyptian turquoise glazed faience Ushabti with hieroglyph writing, circa 1200-200 BC.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: approximately 9 cm (3 ½ inches).
CONDITION: in good condition, no repairs or restoration with nice showing its age patina.
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Large Antique, ca.18th century, Greek orthodox triptych, Post-Byzantine; Venetian-held territory, most likely Corfu in the Ionian Islands., depicting the most central event in Christianity Nativity of our Lord Christ.
The carved arched central panel, painted in bright colors, and gold on gesso and wood depicting Baby Jesus laying in the cradle in a manger wrapped in swaddling clothes with a Bethlehem star shining from above, flanked by Virgin Mary and St Joseph. The left upper part pai...
Antique Qing Dynasty Rose Mandarin plate, made between the years 1840 and 1880 exclusively for export. The interior densely enameled and gilt with two panels depicting figures wearing characteristic Chinese costumes gathering on a terrace. Two of the segments enameled with flowers and birds.
CONDITION: good condition no chips or cracks, nice age patina.
MEASUEMENTS: 8 1/2 inches (21,5 cm)
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Antique18th century Afsharid Dynasty Persian paper-mache, polychrome lacquer pen-box Qalamdan of superb quality. Details: Top and sides divided into four panels finely hand painted with various flowers on gold polychrome background, the bottom is painted with beautiful continuous scrolling pattern.
CONDITION: In good condition except for some minor chips.
DIMENSIONS: Overall length 23.7 cm (9 3/8 in). High: 4 .8 cm (1 7/8 in)
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Antique early 19th Century French Napoleonic 1st Empire heavy cavalry (Cuirassier's / Dragoons) sword Model AN XI. A straight single edged double fullered massive blade with a spear point engraved on the spine with the inscription “Mfture Imple du Klingenthal octobre 1813”. The ricasso is bearing two small ordnance inspector marks, a "B" in an ellipse small shield with "B" and a star above and also with a "B” not well visible -pitted and worn out. A regulation brass hilt with a three-bar g...