Three bar brass hilt, wire bound shark's skin covered grip and straight single edged blade with spear point and twin fullers. In a steel scabbard. Some pitting to the scabbard and blade, otherwise in good condition and a good example of swords carried by Prussian Cuirassiers. The entire length in the scabbard;42 1/4 inches (107 cm).
Antique 18th century Turkish Ottoman military belt. Details: The unusual front of the Ottoman belt is beautifully enriched with large oval Genuine Carnelians (Precious Stones) in raised gild silver settings mounted on a gild brass panel attached to a base made of three sown together heavy layers of leather...
Authentic antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty, very well hand carved from a 100% natural, untreated and undyed, jadeite sculpture, depicting a standing figure of a maiden, (possibly GUANYIN).
She is standing on a rocky pedestal, next to a large peony flower, wearing a long robe tied with a sash, with her hair dressed in an elaborate topknot and looped trailing tresses...
Antique Chinese late Qing Dynasty woman’s informal satin silk robe, finely embroidered in satin silk stitch with six roundels displaying vases with branches of various flowers and butterflies, amidst branches, peonies, magnolias, and goldfish, all picked out in bright shades of red, blue, pink, brown, and orange, reserved on a cream - white ground, and edged by black silk...
Antique, circa 1910, hand blown, Art Nouveau multifaceted glass vase attributed to Moser with hand painted enamel flowers decoration, slightly raised above the surface of the glass. On the base worn out remaining signature of the artist. Condition: in very good condition, no cracks, chips, or repairs. Measurements: 9 7/8 inches (25 cm) tall. References: “Miller’s International Antiques Price Guide 2003”, page 312.
Antique 18-19th century, Indian Hindu amulet in the form of small figurine of standing deity.
CONDITION: The talisman on the exposed areas is worn out and shiny from centuries of touching by worshippers.
MEASUEMENTS: Height: 6, 8cm (2 5/8 in).
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19th century Indo Persian dagger Pesh-Kabz with a white bone grip and T section steel blade designed for forcing an opening in chain mail. In a leather covered wooden scabbard with steel mounts. Overall length: 16 inches (40.7cm)
Antique Chinese cast bronze circular mirror decorated with astronomical pattern and round central knob, made during the period time of the Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)
REFERENSES: a similar mirror is published in the books;
1. “Masterpieces of Chinese Bronze Mirrors in the National Palace Museum” published by the National Palace Museum Taipei, Taiwan.
2. “Later Chinese Bronzes” by Rose Kerr.
3. “Ancient Chinese bronzes” by William Watson.
Japanese Imari bowl decorated in a typical Imari pattern. The inside of the bowl is decorated with flowers in a blue vase and imaginative floral patterns around the sides. There are no chips, cracks, or repairs. Height: 3 ¾ inches. Diameter of bowl at the top: 8 ¼ inches.
Antique Tribal Amber necklace composed of 43 hand cut and polished irregular flattened oval beads in shades of butterscotch and honey with its original hand braided fabric ornament is original. .
Never before in the history of our business have we ever acquired such a rear and unusual object, until now, furthermore I can say that I have not seen anything like this in my entire life...
Fine Chinese Blue & White Porcelain Charger. Dates to the 17th Century; Qing Dynasty, Kangxi period ( 1662-1722). No cracks. No repairs except for a few miniature in size chips on the rim. 11 ¼ inches in diameter.
Antique 18th -19th century Turkish Ottoman or Turcoman Islamic Warrior belt made of stiff broad double sown together layers of hide, beautifully enriched at the front with three rows of large oval Genuine Carnelians (Precious Stones) in raised beaded gild silver settings, mounted on a brass panel. The back ornamented with pierced brass plaques attached with large round-headed brass rivets...
Dyak headhunter’s sword with steel blade and hilt made of wood with decorations. The blade is of hand forged steel (see photo for lines in the blade). The Malay name for such a sword is “parang ihlang”. Measured in a straight line, the entire length of the sword out of the scabbard is 23 Inches. The length of the blade is 18 Inches.
SOLD 18th – 19th century Indian silver figure of the horse made from numerous silver elements; legs, horn, tail, body and base
are made separately then soldered together; the figure is hollow.
In Hindu Mythology horse is the vehicle of Kendeh Rao an avatar of Shiva.
Dimensions: Height.5cm (2in) length.5,3cm (2 1/8 in)...
Ancient Chinese Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) ceramic vase with a slender neck and avoid body covered overall in a green iridescent glaze.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 34.4cm (13 ½ inches). Width: 22cm (8 ¾ inches).
CONDITION: chips around the base and at the mouth of the vase as can be seen in the pictures, otherwise in good condition considering its age, no repairs or restorations, beautiful old showing the age patina...
Antique 18th -19th century Silver mounted Caucasian - Russian sword
Shashka. DETAILS: An 18th century slightly curved single – edged
sturdy blade, most likely of Polish origin, cut on each face with
elaborate fullering comprising broad and narrow fullers of differing
lengths, engraved and gilt with a scrollwork panel, a standing horned
deer, a Crescent Moon with face and stars...
Antique Chinese 16th -18th century Large Copper Bowl in Islamic Style
Antique, Chinese 16th -18th century, large copper basin bowl of squat spherical form rising to the everted rim, the shoulders flanked by two applied zoomorphic mask handles with rings, (absence of one ring)...
Rare Antique 17th century massive combat Mongol -Tatar wicker shield (Kalkan). A circular convex body formed of a spiral construction of rattan – bound wicker, and fitted with a large central iron boss of convex form, and reinforced with elaborate iron fittings. The inner face set with three iron rings for suspension...