All Items : Archives : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1910 item #1362755
This a marvelous silver cigarette case depicting in very fine detail an alluring design by the famous Italian painter, Giovanni Guerzoni (1876-1948) depicting a lovely lady enjoying the motion waves of the sea, while the delightful sunset light touches her skin. This pleasant design is covered by enamel and surrounded by geometrical patterns on the edges. A golden initial engraving of GK is seen on the top left of the back...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1362265 (stock #WN050)
A carved and painted Tibetan wood brush used by Buddhist monks for the destruction ceremony of sand painted Mandalas. Made from carved and painted hardwood with animal hair and a copper loop. Condition: few traces of usage, good patina, small chip. Dimension: total length: 20.8 cm, 11.7 cm wide, 3 cm deep.
All Items : Archives : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1930 item #1362080 (stock #2383A4547)
Original Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Cluster Ring. Centrally set with a square emerald cut strong green natural emerald in a bezel setting with an approximate weight of 1.40ct, further set with 14 old cut diamonds in grain settings with an approximate total weight of 0.35ct. Setting tests for platinum and band tests for 18ct white gold. Currently size Q 1/2 (US=8 1/4) and can be safely sized by our expert jewellers. This ring is unique and once sold cannot be replaced. Excellent condition...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1362076
Offered is a magnificent set of six silver and gilt tea cups (goblets) belonging to the late 19th century (circa 1885-1940), depicting in very fine repoussé the full face and body of a dragon, beautifully designed around each cup. The silver hallmark of ‘WAI KEE 90 SILVER’, is visible on the bottom of each silver cup, in addition of each silver cup being embellished with a gilt interior...
All Items : Archives : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1362075
Offered is a magnificent set of six Hong Kong Export silver and gilt liquor cups and saucers belonging to the late 19th century, depicting in very fine repoussé the full face and body of a dragon, beautifully designed around each cup along with three dragons featured on each saucer. The silver hallmark of ‘WAI KEE 90 SILVER’, is visible on the bottom of each silver cup with the silver hallmark of ’06 LH’ shown on the bottom of each saucer which are exported by Luen Hing...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1362074
Offered is a magnificent, antique, Persian, all hand chased, traditional tea set, proudly made in Shiraz, (a central city in Iran), in the early 1800s, during the Qajar dynasty in Iran. This alluring Persian tea set is made of silver with the purity of 84, in perfect antique shape and condition with original patina, depicting in finest detail various sceneries from Persepolis (the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC), such as offerings to the King...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1950 item #1362073
Offered is a magnificent, 1940s antique, Persian, all hand chased, traditional large tea set, proudly made in Isfahan, a central city in Iran and the capital of Persia under the reign of the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th Century. The city has retained much of its past glory for its Islamic architecture such as bridges, palaces, and mosques...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1950 item #1362072
Offered is a magnificent, 1940s antique, Persian, all hand chased, traditional large tea set, proudly made in Isfahan, a central city in Iran and the capital of Persia under the reign of the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th Century. The city has retained much of its past glory for its Islamic architecture such as bridges, palaces, and mosques...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #1362071
Offered is a magnificent set of six silver and gilt tea cups (goblets) belonging to the late 19th century (circa 1885-1940), depicting in very fine repoussé the full face and body of a dragon, beautifully designed around each cup. The silver hallmark of ‘WAI KEE 90 SILVER’, is visible on the bottom of each silver cup, in addition of each silver cup being embellished with a gilt interior...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1362070
Offered is a magnificent set of six Hong Kong Export silver and gilt liquor cups and saucers belonging to the late 19th century, depicting in very fine repoussé the full face and body of a dragon, beautifully designed around each cup along with three dragons featured on each saucer. The silver hallmark of ‘WAI KEE 90 SILVER’, is visible on the bottom of each silver cup with the silver hallmark of ’06 LH’ shown on the bottom of each saucer which are exported by Luen Hing...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1362069
Offered is a magnificent, antique, Persian, all hand chased, traditional tea set, proudly made in Shiraz, (a central city in Iran), in the early 1800s, during the Qajar dynasty in Iran. This alluring Persian tea set is made of silver with the purity of 84, in perfect antique shape and condition with original patina, depicting in finest detail various sceneries from Persepolis (the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC), such as offerings to the King...
All Items : Archives : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1950 item #1362068
Offered is a magnificent, 1940s antique, Persian, all hand chased, traditional large tea set, proudly made in Isfahan, a central city in Iran and the capital of Persia under the reign of the Safavid Dynasty in the 16th Century. The city has retained much of its past glory for its Islamic architecture such as bridges, palaces, and mosques...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre AD 1000 item #1362060
Offered is a magnificent ancient bronze sword from the province of Lurestan (also written Lorestan), a province situated in the western region of Iran, near the Zagros mountains. This wonderful bronze sword is estimated to age between 2000 to 1000 BC or 2nd millennium BC. It is intact, demonstrates an excellent shape, with an original green and brownish patina...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362059
Offered is a fine antique British/American light dragoon flintlock pistol with the following descriptions: A Good Antique British/American Light Dragoon Pattern Flintlock Pistol c.1770-1780's. Type used during the American Revolution through the War of 1812. 9".67 cal. round steel barrel. Brass furniture. The lock was never marked with any British military or Government markings. Stock is solid with light scratches and dings from years of service. In good working order.
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362058
Offered is a wonderful pair of antique early 18th century flintlock holster pistols converted to percussion with the following descriptions: An antique (pair) of early 18th century (most likely Dutch) flintlock holster pistols, circa. 1720-1740 converted to percussion in the 1840's. 9. 5/8".56 cal. steel octagon to round barrels. Ornate engraved brass furniture includes a fine Dragon side plate and grotesque face mask butt caps...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1900 item #1362057
Offered is a wonderful British military light dragoon flintlock pistol with the following descriptions: A good antique British military Light Dragoon pattern flintlock service pistol, circa. 1800-1810...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362056
Offered is a wonderful Albanian silver stocked Miquelet Flint pistol with original leather holster and the following descriptions: A Good Ottoman Empire (Albania) Silver Stocked 'Miquelet' Flint Pistol, circa. 1780- 1800 with original leather holster. 13.25".58 cal. octagon-to-round steel barrel with some decorative engraving on the top of breech. The stock is of high relief repose' thick silver over a wood core and has a break halfway down the fore-end, otherwise is in good condition w/small...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Militaria : Pre 1800 item #1362054
Offered is a wonderful French Military model 1777 Flintlock pistol, St. Etienne, of the revolutionary war period with the following descriptions: An Antique French Military Model 1777 flintlock pistol, c.1779-1783. Made at the St. Etienne arsenal. Barrel is just shy of 7.5" and .69-70 cal. 13.75" overall length. All steel parts have light to moderate salt and pepper pitting. Original flint. Stock has several inspector's marks and date mark of '1783' (2) old age cracks in grip region w/scr...