AN UNUSUAL LARGE BACTRIAN BRONZE DAGGER, 3RD. MILLENIUM BC.
One of the earliest types of bronze daggers with a cast handle known. This dagger is highly unusual, due to it'e broad blade and handle and massive casting, comparing to other known specimens. ...click for details
IMPORTANT PERFECTLY CARVED AND POLISHED DRAGON BELTHOOK, DATING TO THE QING OR CHIEN DYNASTY, PERIOD CHIEN LUNG, 18TH./19 CENTURY AD.
Beautiful artistic dragon belt hook, guaranteed over 200 years old. The belthook is superb in stone quality, perfectly carved and polished with fine antique surfaces, only seen on the really old jade. ...click for details
AN IMPORTANT AND EXTREMELY RARE CELADON JADE CAT WITH VERY OLD PROVENANCE, GUARANTEED MING DYNASTY 1368-1644 AD.
A fine jade cat in pale celadon jade with fine redish inclusions. This cat is rare and extremely attractive. The style of carving typical for the Ming Dynasty carvers. Done in an artistic naive style, with the typical hand tool ...click for details
AN IMPORTANT COMPLETE TRAVELLERS SET IN BRONZE OF KNIFE NEEDLE AND PAIR OF TWEEZERS, Ancient near East, dating 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.
A wonderful set, complete and still in the original bronze wire loop. A version of the worlds first miniature repair and medical kit, comparable with the Swiss knife or a 3 in 1 tool that we know today. Th ...click for details