An extremely rare museum quality authentic antique Polish Napoleonic Military Hat Rogatywka, most likely a hat of an officer of the Pospolitego Ruszenia Wojewodztwa Sierackiego. The second known example of this particular model of hat is in Museum of the Polish Army (Muzeum Wojska Polskiego) in Warsaw, and is published in the book-catalog of the exhibition, “Napoleon i Polacy” by Macyszyn Jacek, Page 91...
Rare Herend sweets plate dated to 1942, that is during WWII when few pieces were produced. This example is hand painted with exceptional detail. No cracks or repairs. There are small chips on the flowers. Dimensions: 13 x 9 inches.
Spanish Navaja Clasp Knife. The handle is made of horn or bone. The blade is stamped with the maker’s name. The spring is in working order. Length: 11 1/2 inches (open knife). Length of blade: 4 7/8 inches. Width of blade: 1 1/8 inches.
SOLD Very Rare Antique 15th-17th century Turkish Ottoman Armour Arm guard Bazuband, for the right arm, of typical early Turkish form, with twin wrist splints plates...
A rare, authentic antique handwritten on very thick paper Napoleonic
Document dated 1807 of Napoleon’s army in Dalmatia. It documents the
“division Dalmatia” and mentions several Polish officers. The title is
“Administration Generale” for the French Army and gives the names of
Commodore Baralinsky and M. Saukivsky. Listed are the Etat de
A magnificent, rare and large William Moorcroft period flambé red glaze vase and cover with the color being rich and vibrant. The base of the vase carries the full W. Moorcroft painted signature and is dated 1939.
CONDITION: I have discovered that the vase has several cracks visible in the interior so the vase was broken and restored.
MEASUREMENTS: 16 ¾ inches (42cm) tall...
Authentic ancient Chinese, Tang Dynasty (618-907 A.D.), silvery bronze mirror of square form decorated in floral sprays pattern, set with a central knob for a silk cord suspension.
The reverse of the mirror is with traces of a fabric pattern impression on the silvered background, in which the mirror was wrapped over one thousand year ago. (Please see the close up picture).
DIMENSIONS: 14.3 cm x 13.8 cm (5 5/8 in x 5 3/8 in)...
Antique late 19th century Chinese Ning hsia rug hand knotted with soft silky wool on a cotton foundation. An Ivory field ground with a peach central medallion mandala - like design surrounded by motifs of stylized creeping plants. Surrounded by a wide border in light blue, blue, navy, white and peach colors with various designs including a Greek key.
CONDITION: The rug in general is in good condition considering its age with full pile, No repairs, no holes or applied patches...
Rare French Napoleonic relic cavalry officer’s sword AnXI, 1802-3 pattern. Details: well made brass three bar guard, grip made of wood covered by leather. Condition: the sword is a witness of a major battle in view of the fact that is baring scars of a broken guard, holes in the scabbard and blade almost certainly from the cause of close exploding grenades or cannon balls. Not many swords have survived with visible signs of participation in the battlefield...
Byzantine bronze reliquaries cross with a nice green patina, 6th-10th century AD.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: approximately 1 5/8 inches (4.1cm).
CONDITION: in good condition with showing its age patina.
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Ancient Chinese Warring States period time (475-221BC), cast bronze circular mirror decorated with dragons pattern and round central knob.
MEASUREMENTS: 16cm (6 ¼ in) in diameter.
CONDITION: in good condition with beautiful green patina.
REFERENCES: 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,
German souvenir spoon from Düsseldorf made of gilded silver and enamel. Bowl of the spoon is decorated with a beautifully enameled picture of Rheinbrucke and at the top of the handle is an enameled crest of Düsseldorf. The handle is stamped with “800”, the crown above and some another marks. The spoon is in very good condition no chips or repairs. 4 ¾ inches (12 cm) long.
Highly unusual Imari Kerosene Lamp. The tubular base is decorated in typical Imari colors and floral motifs. Condition: no cracks or repairs. Total height with glass: 19 ¾ inches and without glass including wick: 12 ½ inches. Diameter at the base: 4 ¼ inches.
Antique 19th century miniature of Holy Mary with Jesus hand painted on a very thick wood, mounted in a gold gilded hand carved elaborated wooden frame. A few small chips in gold gilded frame. Size of the miniature in the frame 5 1/4 inches by 5 inches.
Central Desert Australian Aboriginal shield in concave form, circa 1900 A.D.
DETAILS: both sides of the shield are covered with deeply incised longitudinal grooves finished with red ochre, the handle is carved deeply into the reverse side, some of the ochre coating at the sharp edges is worn through to the wood, shield has beautiful old patina, no artificial colors or paint.
CONDITION: no cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: 25 ¼ inches (64,2 cm)...
Rare Antique 18th century- circa 1760 German - Prussian hussar sword from the
time of Frederick the Great. DETAILS: A brass stirrup hilt of typical
hussar form with a solid knuckle bow, long quillon with bud-shaped
terminal, a pair of ribbed langets and a ridged back - piece with an
oval shaped cap pommel, retaining its original leather-covered wooden
grip bound with twisted copper wire...
Authentic, prehistoric (the period prior to written records) flint spear head. This Pre-historic spear head was created by early modern man (Homo sapiens) between 10,000 and 6,500 years ago.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 15.2 cm (6 in)
CONDITION: in good condition; no damage, no restoration or repairs...
Antique Indo Persian Islamic dagger (Kard) Persia 17th-18th century Safavid
DETAILS: A sturdy tapering single–edged Damascus steel Wootz
blade with a ladder pattern, with a thickened point designed to break
armour. A large shaped panel on each side of the forte carved with
arabesques around similar panels with gold inlaid Arabic inscriptions.
A ridged spine adorned at the forte by a panel of arabesques and two
cartouches with gold inlaid inscriptions. The hilt is in the