Bowie knife with spear point double edged blade and oval guard. The German silver "cutlery' style handle decorated with rococo scrolls. Each side of the blade is stamped “I* XL- GEORGE WOSTENHOLMS – CELEBRATED –CUTLERY” in five lines. This Bowie knife is very similar to the knife from the Frank Greenhall collection published in the book “I*XL means I EXCEL” by William R Williamson “A short history of the I8XL Bowie Knife” published by Robert E.P. Cherry pg23. No10...
ON HOLD--Antique late 19th century Islamic ceremonial Turkman saddle axe of characteristic form. A crescent shaped blade of white metal (alloy of silver) engraved and gilt on each side with a winged griffin and lions surrounded by a scrolling motif with a short domed central finial and down-curved rear fluke/spike engraved with scrolling vines...
Antique elaborately decorated in low relief southeast Asian brass bell with clapper, circa 19th century.
CONDITION: Very nice patina showing its age and usage.
MEASUREMENTS: Approximately 4 ¼ inches (10.8 cm) tall.
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Ancient Bronze Pin “Kish Type” with the ball head and the tapering round section body. These types of pins were used during the Bronze Age Era for fasting cloaks or other garments, 12th -8th century BC, Luristan (Western Iran).
CONDITION: fine green patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 6 7/8 inches (17,5 cm).
REFERENSES: “Iran in the Ancient East” by Ernest E. Herzfeld, New York, 1988
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Authentic antique 18th century American Indian Spike Tomahawk in untouched condition. American made hand forged flat-type head of a classic colonial design with a narrow blade and large rear fluke/spike mounted in its original hand-carved hardwood haft.
CONDITION: In an overall good condition considering its age except for minor pitting to the blade with a dark smooth age patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in), Length of the head is 21.5 cm (8 1/2 in)...
Antique Medieval Islamic Mameluke monochrome brown glazed ceramic jar with spherical body, short tapering neck resting on low foot-ring all covered by brown glaze with beautiful old iridescent patina except for the lower part of the body and the foot. Syria- Raqqua, 13th century AD (7 century A.H.).
CONDITION: no cracks, no repairs, nice age patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 11.5cm (4 1/2 in). Diameter: 9cm (3 3/4 in).
REFERENCES: 1) “Ceramics from Islamic Lands...
SOLD Antique 18th -19th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic dagger Jambiya. A curved double –edged blade of Damascus steel wootz, formed with a slender central rib on each side with a reinforced point, an ebony hilt of typical form, an ellipse shaped pommel decorated with rosette shaped button of fine filigree bead work of open wire, in its original low-grade Eastern silver alloy scabbard, with a wooden insert embossed in an elaborate design, with two suspension mounts...
14 k solid gold vintage 1940 Royal Albert Chapter Masonic freemasonry Jewels Regalia Medal.
This piece comes with its original ribbon with three bars, and its case. The front reads, “Royal Albert Chapter”. The back is engraved, “Presented To EX-Companion .T.H. Campbell Jan .15 TH 1940 “. The center is stamped 14K with the gold smith mark beside.
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Antique, 18th Century Hungarian Sword. Details: very unusual bronze hilt sculptured in the form of the standing figure of a Turkish Ottoman Sultan, dressed in the long robe and wearing decorated with pearl turban, heavy single edged blade made in Turkish Kilij manner with yelman forte, on one side of the blade engraved a horseman holding a mace and on the other side is an image of a standing warrior carrying the sword with the eagle below and a description...
Islamic Seljuk Turks bronze round tray decorated with repose figures of lions, 12th century.
MEASUREMENTS: diameter 4 ½ inches (11 ½ cm), approximately 2 inches (5cm) tall.
REFERENCES: "Islamic Metalwork of the Eighth to the Fifteenth Century in the Keir Collection" By Geza Fehervari . Plate 22 No.712 & 73 .
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Very Rare antique 18th century silver mounted Islamic sword 'Shashka' from the famous Central Asian Islamic city Bukhara today in Uzbekistan previously in the former Russian Empire - Turkestan. Details: A slightly curved single edged blade made of very fine Damascus steel with a wide and long fuller. The hilt is with a characteristic hooked bifurcated pommel with grips made of beautifully grained hardwood enclosed by silver straps and applied with settings of rounded turquoises...
A very attractive, circa 1900 AD., Islamic Moroccan dagger Nimcha. Details: extremely curved steel blade engraved on both sides with tribal ornamentation, the brass mounted wooden hilt, scabbard inlaid with brass, white metal wires and red colored panels. The overall length in a straight line is 24 inches (61cm).