Exceptional, 17th -18th century, Northern Indian, Mughal sword Talwar/Tulwar...
Antique Pre-Columbian Maya late classic, ca. 550-950 A.D. terracotta female figure fragment. Depicting an upper-class Mayan lady wearing an elaborate tall head-dress and adorned with large necklace and ear spools.
CONDITION: Showing its age with patina and earthen deposits. Chipped.
HEIGHT: 10 cm...
Antique 19th century Turkish Ottoman dagger Bichaq. DETAILS: A sturdy slightly curved single – edged steel blade with fuller, with a low grade silver alloy hilt, extended over the forte, with an eared pommel. In its original wooden scabbard encased in brass, engraved in scrolling foliage. The Bichaq dagger was very popular not only in Turkey and Greece, but also in many Balkan states and Armenia...
Antique Presentation Kukri of the 2/7th Duke of Edinburgh's Own Gurkha
Rifles in a solid silver mounted scabbard. Details: A wooden scabbard
of unusual structure with one small companion knife covered in red
fabric with a silver locket engraved with presentation dedication. The
inscription reads: “PRESENTED BY GURKHA OFFICERS. 2/7 TH GURKHA
RIFLES” adorned below a large repousee and chased silver heraldic
shield ornamented with scrolling highland thistles and a red jewel on
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...
Authentic antique, 19th century, finely hand painted on a wooden panel, Russian Orthodox Icon of The Christ Pantocrator.
MEASUREMENTS: 17.5 cm x 12.5 cm (6 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in).
CONDITION: The icon is in the original good condition with a nice old patina. The border with remains of the iron nails, which previously held on oklad in which the icon was originally encased. Some flakes and scratches in the paint. No repairs or restorations...
19th century, circa 1840 British percussion rifle signed on the lock plate “A. Wilson”. The octagonal part of the barrel is inscribed “London”. All steel furniture, finely engraved in floral motifs.
CONDITION: Beautiful walnut stock has some old cracks near the barrel wedge; lock of the rifle is in working condition.
CONDITION: Overall length: 48 inches (122cm)...
Islamic Arabian Sword from Morocco. The blade is European and has a marking in points. The grip is made of horn. A similar sword is listed in the book describing arms in the civil museum of Bologna “L’Armeria del Museo Cevico Medievale di Bologna. The book dates the sword to the 17th century. Length: 34 ¾ inches. Length of blade: 28 ¾ inches.
“England and Wales from the best Authorities" published as the act by Brightly & Kinnersley Bungay, February 10th, 1807. In upper corner references to the Counties. Copper engraved map with contemporary outline hand color.
Engraved by J. Barlow.
CONDITION: Good condition.
MEASUREMENTS: Size 10 ¼ x 8 1/8 inches
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Six Antique 19th century Napoleonic Medals contained in a quarter-cut oak frame.
1) Obverse by Andrieu: depicting the busts of Napoleon in a neo classic manner portraying Napoleon as the Roman Emperor signed under Napoleon's shoulder ‘ANDRIEU’. Reverse: On a bridge, the Emperor on horseback faces his saluting troops. Above, a victory with a laurel wreath and a palm frond; below to the left, the personified river pours water from an urn labeled LECH...
Russian Cossacks sword Shasqua dated at forte 1903, together with sundry military and arsenal stamps. The brass mounted spiral wooden grip is struck with arsenal marking. The slightly curved fullered blade is pitted. The entire length of the sword is 39 ½ inches in a straight line. Length of the blade is 34¼ inches.
Islamic African dagger of the Tuareg tribe from the Sahara desert, 19th century. Very long, double edge blade, the hilt is covered by woven leather and ends with a flat iron pommel. Throat of tooled leather scabbard is missing. Overall length with the scabbard: 27 ¼ inches (89.2 cm).
References: “Armes Blanches de Islam” page 26.
Bronze village scene with three figures. The piece shows great humor and craftsmanship.
Dates to the 19th century.
Size of base: 5 ¼ x 3 ½ inches. Height: 2 inches
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Folk Art duck decoy, hand carved from wood with black round stopper for eye. The bird is painted black with white highlights and grey bill. Tail fins are carved in wood.
CONDITION: signs of wear on the base, missing leather strap for pulling the decoy in the water.
MEASUREMENTS: Total length: 13 inches.
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SOLD Authentic antique outstanding Jewish Etrog container of classical oval form, Russia, circa 1900...
SOLD Antique 17th century Indian Bronze figure of Four Armed Hindu God Vishnu standing on domed square base, his two upper arms holding the chakra and conch with his right hand raised in abhaya mudra wearing a long dhoti secured with a sash adorned with necklace, armbands and armlets, the head surmounted by a conical topknot...
SOLD Antique 19th century French brass box...
Antique Pre-Columbian Moche Blackware ceramic, circa 200 AD to 600 AD, double-chambered figural whistling vessel.
Vessel depicts seated man holding his hands on his lap, wearing a long tunic and hat connected by a bridge handle to a cylindrical spout.
The man's body is connected by a second bridge to a fruit of a rounded body decorated overall with tufts. Whistles when filled or air is blown into the spout.
CONDITION: A spot near the bridge with horizontal crack, ...