Finely carved pendant depicts a standing idol figure with crossed arms wearing a tall elaborate ceremonial headdress. Naturally, it has been restrung on metal wire and clasp.
DIMENSIONS: Approximate length in a straight line: 49.8cm (19 5/8 in).
Height of the pendant: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in)...
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...
DETAILS: A box-like construction of low-grade silver alloy with the wooden core carved with the Baptism and the Four Evangelists on one side and the Crucifixion and apostles on the other. This cross would have been placed on the altar and used by priests for blessing the faithful.
REFERENCES: 1) Very similar crosses are published in the book...
Antique Pre –Columbian Maya, ca.100-900 A.D. ceramic spindle whorl or bead decorated around with incised pattern...
REFERENSES: Very similar wooden sculptures of the Virgin Mary are published in the Books:
DETAILS: A wooden hilt set with hair tufts, a pommel carved with traditional aso and tuba motifs, the grip bound with rattan and accented with two finely braided bands, ended with an old resin ring.
A hand forged slightly curved blade with a visible watered pattern, bevel on the external face, and convex on the inner side.
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition consi...
DETAILS: A box-like construction of plated brass, with a wooden core carving of the Baptism and Evangelists on one side and the Crucifixion on the other. This cross would have been placed on the altar and used by priests for blessing the faithful. (Ukrainian Cossack state) by Volodymyr Nedyak Pages: 859, 860, 861, 892, 89...
DIAMETER: 3 cm (1.1811 in)
CONDITION: A large chip on one side otherwise in good condition showing its age and usage, with glossy patina...
CONDITION: Showing its age and usage patina, one minor horizontal crack and chip in one ear. No repairs or restorations.
MEASUREMENTS: Length 13,4cm (5 1/4 in)...
This dagger is better quality than average Moroccan koummyas, with an extremely fine quality steel blade hardly ever see...
DETAILS: curved single edged steel blade chiselled in low relief on both sides with Hindu deities and wiled animals, pistol shape steel hilt with engraved floral motif.
MEASUREMENTS: the entire length of the sword measured in a straight line is 70,5 cm (27 ¾).
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A very fine 19th - 20th century Chinese inside–painted crystal glass snuff bottle of unusual beveled shape, finely painted with a continuous scene, depicting figures and houses.
CONDITION: A nick on the rim of the neck, absence of spoon.
DIMENSIONS: Height including stopper: 8.2 cm (3 1/4 in).
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The face with crisply carved features, her soft lips set in a gentle smile, enhanced with vermilion pigment, the eyes half-closed in contemplation, below the black polychrome gracefully arched brows, flanked by the long ears, her hair arranged in an elaborate high chignon, forming a tight scroll carefully carved in parallel grooves, and...
Measurements: 24 cm (9 1/2 in) in diameter.
Condition: in good condition, no chips no cracks or repairs.
ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE AUTHENTIC ANTIQUES AND NOT REPRODUCTIONS
ALL OUR ARTIFACTS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY