DESCRIPTION: An attractive antique Chinese stoneware jar with wide body and outward turning rim, hand crafted with a pleasing celadon glaze over a raised border of circular designs. In original firing condition and dating from the early 20th C. Though the origin is Chinese, this crock would lend a nice touch of "country" in a cottage or farmhouse setting. DIMENSIONS: 7.5” high (19 cm) x 8” diameter (20.3 cm).
This is a nice blue glazed faience shabti for Nesy-Khonsu.
The shabti is inscribed for:
The Osiris, Nesy-Khonsu, true of voice
There are some signs (maybe hieratic) under the feet,
which are possibly the mark of the maker. See last picture.
Date: Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, ca. 1080 - 945 B.C.
Size: ca. 11,3 cm; c...
A beautiful ancient white buddhist stones pakistan
Interesting bronze spoon with a decorated handle, likely dating to the Byzantine - Early Medieval period, 10th.-14th. century AD.
The spoon very finely decorated and in bronze, the shape not typical for Roman spoons, patina clearly ancient.
Size: 17,5 cm.
Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
A late Roman bronze spoon with figural shaft, dating to the late Roman period, ca. 3rd.-6th. century AD.
Interesting piece with a small figure on the handle - that would be a figure with a headdress in one angle and a figure with his arms over the head in another angle.
Size: 10,8 cm.
Condition: Choice, interestingly the flaws from the casting proces never was filed off, so it might be a buriel piece or a piece find in the remains of an ancient workshop...
A beautiful and scarce bronze razor, Danish Bronzeage, ca. 1500-900 BC.
The razor with a small loop for attaching it to a belt or bronze ring and a sharp blade.
Size: ca. 8,2 cm.
Condition: Choice, minimal roughness to the edge.
Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection, old collection number in black ink from earlier collection.
A superb Byzantine bronze spoon, 6th.-10th. century AD.
An interesting and very attractive bronze spoon, dating to the Byzantine - early medieval period.
The Spoon with a large and a smaller spoon, possible for medical use(?).
Finely decorated handle and a large spoon. Smaller spoon as finial.
Size: 12,7 cm.
Condition: Superb! Wonderful chestnut brown patina.
Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
A very rare and attractive carved Knife og Stiletto dagger handle, Central European, medieval-renaissance period ca. 14th.-16th. century.
The handle with three carved female figures each holding a staff, a bird and scales. The finial with carved heads with a star carved in the top...
Antique Japanese white and Ruri (lapis lazuli blue) glazed Hirado-ware suiban or basin is decorated with picture of a cock.
Measurements : 8.66” x 8.46” x 3.15” (22 x 21.5 x 8 cm)
It is in good condition.
This captivating bin-kake, or traditional brazier for tea ceremony, is crafted from fine celadon porcelain using methods first perfected in the southern Song Dynasty. The outside is decorated with low-relief Peony flowers which display a vivid sheen, owing mainly to the expert craftsmanship of the Meiji period Imperial Court artist Suwa Sozan who created this wonderful masterpiece...
Antique Chinese yellow ground cloisonné vase with Persian style decoration. Height 8.5". Condition: overall good with a slight dent at the shoulder. The shipping is not included in the listed price.
Antique Japanese tansu from the Nigata area of Japan. Most likely used by a merchant for storage. The 9 drawers are in three rows with the shallowest drawers along the top and gradually getting deeper toward the bottom of the chest. The hardware is all of iron and includes elegant hirute shaped drawer pulls, fan shaped lock plates and corner bracing. The wood is paulownia (kiri) wood.
Edo Period (early 1800's)
Dimensions: 19 1/2" high x 31" wide x 19" deep.
This scarce Moche piece is an owl priest seated on a raised platform, and dates circa 300-500 A.D., Moche III-IV Periods. This powerful piece is approximately 9.4 inches high, and has vibrant dark red and cream colors. This piece depicts a Moche priest in a full owl costume with a mask and wings, a raised crown, and ceremonial bracelets. He is also seen seated on a ceremonial throne that is perched atop a multi-layered platform...
Stunning antique gilded bronze frame in the Empire style. A cornice with foliate detail supported by twist pillars floats in front of the frame. Turned finials are upon the base as well as top corners. A finely cast ribbon and wreath are mounted on the top. France circa 1900. 6" W., 9 1/4" H.; 3 7/8" W., 5 3/8" H. photo
A beatiful set of three very large early Euopean Iron keys for Gates or strong doors, 17th.-18th. century.
The lot consists of:
1. A very large iron key with a heart-shaped bow, long stem and folded reenforced bit, later 17th. century, 19 cm. long.
2. A very large massive key with oval bow, long thick stem and small bit, 18th. century,20 cm. long.
3. A large iron key with oval bow and thin stem folded bit, 18th...
Stunning design! Made by the well-known Birmingham designer James Fenton. Art Nouveau shield-form pendant, with a hammered silver finish, has vibrant purple and blue enamel curving designs at its corners. An enamel oval cabuchon is at thje center. A foliate enamel drop completes the lovely pendant. Hallmarks: James Fenton, Birmingham 1909.
All silver Georgian folding fruit knife. The elaborate example has detailed foliates in relief on both sides. Fully hallmarked on the blade: Joseph Taylor, Birmingham 1822, Sovereigns Head. Blades were made of silver as citric acid in fruit would wear down the steel typically used on other utensils. 3 1/8" L., 5 1/4" L. open
19th century boxwood netsuke of a puppy reclining inside a winnowing basket. Wonderful depiction of its chunky body and mouth open in delight, eyes are double inlaid with light and dark horn, fur is incised and etched with ink, beautiful patina. Signed NOBUMASA on the bottom - for information on the artist see NETSUKE & INRO ARTISTS AND HOW TO READ THEIR SIGNATURES by George Lazarnick, p. 835. Length 1 3/8 inches.