All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Special Interest : Pre 1950 item #1388405 (stock #G641)
Offered is a very scarce, quite interesting, California, Folsom State Prison document that includes the Mug Shot and Fingerprints of a 23 year old convict.

The 8" x 8" heavy paper document presents pertinent, highly-detailed, personal data including: name, race, age, date of birth, occupation, county of residence, height, weight, fingerprints, unusual identifying physical marks or scars, and physical description, as well as crime committed and length of sentence...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1388420 (stock #08037)
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$200.00


ABSTRACT SUISEKI

Naturally and dynamically sculpted stone with subtly glistening ore, attached with a wooden stand, as an Art of ‘Suiseki’. Shizuoka prefecture, Japan. Total: approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1388584
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$135.00
Walter Kanitz Wein 1932 Ex Libris Wood block Print. European ex libris print mounted to backing. The back printed Walter Knitz Wein 1932 , well inked no damage. Size W 2.75" h 4.5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Pre 1930 item #1388601
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$65.00
Tammaro De Marinis EX LIBRIS wood block print. Bibliographer and bibliophile, antiquarian in Florence from 1904 to 1924 (Naples, 1878 - Florence, 1969) "Ex libris Librairie Ancienne T. De Marinis & Co., Florence" Size 4" by 2.5" near mint condition
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389018 (stock #TBD00261)
A landscape albumen photograph of Darjeeling India. Titled in script in the negative, “534. Darjeeling. General view with the Snows(?) from Woodland’s Hotel.” Presumably, “the Snows” are the snow-covered peaks of the Himalayas that show more as a line of clouds, but are visible in the distance. The details of the image are sharp at the center, but blur slightly at the edges.

Condition: slight surface dings to the image...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389019 (stock #TBD00262)
Albumen photograph mounted on a card and titled in ink in script under it, “Bheel women grinding Bajri.” The Bhil are a large group of people from west India including Gujarat where pearl millet is called bijri. The photograph shows a group of men and women including a woman seated by a grinding stone posing for the photograph. The image is 7 5/8 x 9 3/8 inches (19.3 x 24 cm) and the card 11 x 14 inches (28 x 35,5 cm).

Condition: the image is in very good condition...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1389020 (stock #TBD00263)
Albumen photograph mounted on a stiff card with the title, “Interior of Carlee Caves” written in ink below the image. The Karla Caves are a group of ancient Indian Buddhist rock-cut caves located in Karli near Lonavala, Maharashtra. The one pictured is the Great Chaitya. It was dedicated in 120 CE. The photographer of this image is unknown...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1960 item #1389218
A rare softcover published in December 1, 1952 by the US Department of Justice Office of Alien Properties.Signed by the researcher along with a dedication note.There are more than 4000 movies listed along with the type of film ( documentary, feature, military etc.) as well as the producer. The paper cover has a small tear at the spine otherwise in fine condition.96pp.
An absolutely magnificent, absolutely top top quality unheated, untreated ruby from the famed gem mines of Mozambique weighing 2.03ct...
Our pics do not fully do justice to this magnificent and rare, one of a kind gemstone from the beautiful isle of Madagascar. Weighing an impressive 4.06ct, this gem perfectly exhibits the precise combination of pink and orange which make up the famed and revered ‘Padparadscha’ colour in sapphire. Our pics are, on our monitor at least, a *tad* less orange than the original, which as advised is a truly perfect combination of the two colours...
A simply exceptional, utterly collectable and utterly unique un-enhanced Emerald from Ethiopia weighing an impressive 2.91ct. To find an emerald of this size without treatment and WITH GIA CERTIFICATE is virtually unheard of - just take a look at the other unoiled emerald listings to see the extraordinary prices being offered. The colour of this wonderful example is a slightly lighter shade of apple green, absolutely gorgeous and simply striking to the eye...
The focal point of this wonderful solid 18k yellow gold ring is the central yellow sapphire - an immense Unheated untreated 18.53ct stunner from Sri Lanka. The colour is an almost pure yellow with a hint of gold, absolutely breathtaking! Incredibly, the gem is not only eye clean to all but the exceptionally eagle eyed but is virtually but not quite loupe clean as well - simply wonderful clarity for such an immense Unheated sapphire...
An absolutely gorgeous unheated, untreated ruby from the famed gem mines of Mozambique weighing 2.02ct...
An extremely pretty and completely untreated/Unheated from Mozambique weighing 1.04ct. The colour is a deep crimson red - in fact it could well be the case that this could qualify as being ‘Pigeon’s Blood’ red due to the deep saturation of colour in the stone - a darker hue but with gorgeous red flashes as evidenced in our pics...
A simply gorgeous and exceptionally rare Prehnite cat's eye from Burma weighing 1.83ct. Lovely sharp star in the middle, gorgeous colour, slight inclusion on the side which we hope is visible in our pic, absolutely collectible
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1389994 (stock #08047)
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$150.00


SUISEKI, KAMUY-KOTAN CHLORITE

Palm-size chlorite with such magnificent quartz as ‘Kamuy kotan seki’ from the canyon called ‘Kamuy-kotan’ (‘Whereabouts of God’ in the Ainu language) in the western part of Asahikawa city in Hokkaido, Japan, as a rare type of Art of Japanese ‘Suiseki’. Unique landscape as the God (‘Kamuy’=’Kami’) with no processing by human hands. Attached with a resin stand formed for such natural stone form of the bottom...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1390025 (stock #3688)
A group of 4 unusual multitools from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, all 4 are in excellent condition with fine ground patinas. Legal surface finds...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1390026 (stock #2428)
A group of 4 Neanderthal multi-tools on flakes from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, all 4 are in excellent condition with fine ground patinas. Legal surface finds. Heights between 2" and 2 3/4". Interesting variety of multi-tool that are comprised of points, various scraper edges, notches, a burin and sharper blade edges. All date to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1390027 (stock #1395)
4 small Neanderthal scrapers on flakes from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, all are in excellent condition with fine ground patinas. Heights between 1 1/2" and 2". Legal surface finds. Nice group of smaller and more delicate scrapers, all on lovely flakes of the famous Fontmaure jasper. The lithic to the right also has a couple of pronounced notches. All date to 80,000- 50,000 BCE.
A simply exceptional, rare and completely untreated/unheated Sapphire probably from Sri Lanka weighing an impressive 3.73ct. The colour is a stunning almost pure hue of medium blue, not too light and not too dark, just as blue sapphire should be and near to as good as blue sapphire gets - extremely lovely indeed. The gem has truly excellent clarity and is virtually eye clean and almost loupe clean as well, with the exception of a couple of tiny feathers and fingerprints and a tiny swathe of ‘s...
A simply exceptional, rare and completely untreated/unheated Sapphire probably from Sri Lanka weighing an impressive 3.49ct. The colour is a stunning almost pure hue of medium blue, not too light and not too dark, just as blue sapphire should be and near to as good as blue sapphire gets - extremely lovely indeed. The gem has truly excellent clarity and is virtually eye clean and almost loupe clean as well, with the exception of a couple of tiny feathers and fingerprints and a tiny swathe of ‘s...
n absolutely gorgeous unheated, untreated ruby from the famed gem mines of Mozambique weighing 1.01ct. Gorgeous shade of vivid red with a typical purplish secondary hue, absolutely beautiful! The stone is, astonishingly, almost but not quite eye clean table up - overall clarity is truly excellent for the genre - unheated ruby from this origin will inevitably have multiple inclusions but this one is exceptionally clean for the gem type indeed. Lustre and brilliance are exceptional and lustre is s...
An absolutely gorgeous unheated, untreated ruby from the famed gem mines of Mozambique weighing 1.02ct. Gorgeous shade of vivid red, the ruby hue which is normally associated with the most vivid lustre, absolutely beautiful! The stone is, astonishingly, almost but not quite eye clean table up - overall clarity is extremely good for the genre - unheated ruby from this origin will inevitably have multiple inclusions but this one is exceptionally clean for the gem type indeed. Lustre and brilliance...
A simply extraordinary and utterly unique matched pair of stunning Unheated, untreated rubies from Mozambique weighing 4.05ct total. The colour - and fully certificated as such - is the famed ‘Pigeon’s Blood’ red of yore, the most sought after and valuable of all ruby colours and, indeed, of all coloured gemstones. Both stones are a very good match colour wise to each other. Shape is also a good match with the stone on the right marginally ‘fatter’. Both stones are eye clean table up a...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1980 item #1390524 (stock #02240K)
Fini, catalog book for Livre d'images of Leonor
The size of Book: 10 3/4" x 14 1/2.
The condition of Book: Excellent. There are few minor Ink spots on upper side of Fini's name.
The lower backside book has little dent on the edge as third photo of book cover show.
This is pre-published information book for 12 pieces Original Lithographs done by Leonor Fini. The photos of art works in this book done in Offset Lithograph. This book does not contain any of Original Lithograph b...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1390574 (stock #4339)
Beautiful circa 600CE Pyu coin with srivatsa (temple) and celestial symbols and rising sun, on reverse 1/2 unit sterling quality silver. This coin has been punctured and at one time had small silver loop soldered to it. These are still in use amongst the hilltribes in the Golden Triangle as jewelry ornaments. D: 1.1cm see last enlargement for reference to the closest one I could find. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1391425 (stock #04168)
Chagall Lithographs VI (1980-1985): The size of Book: 13" L x 9 3/4" W x 1 1/4" Thick, 244 pages, 150 black & white plus color illustrations. Hardcover cloth binding in pictorial dust jacket and acetate. The condition of Book excellent with very little wear on edges. Volume VI: 1980-1985, 226 pages. English. hardcover with over 106 Illustrations. Published in the United States in 1986 by Crown Publisher, Inc. New York. Translated from French by John Ottaway. Mnufactured in Italy. 1st American Ed...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1392080 (stock #3765)
A large, hefty and very sculptural lower Paleolithic chopper. Flint, in excellent condition with a creamy white calcified patina. height 4 3/4", some remains of cortex. Auction Purchase. Very solid chopper with a deeply flaked distal end allowing for a great ergonomic hand placement at the proximal end. Heidelberg Man, dates to approximately 450,000-350,000 BCE. Sculpturally a beautiful lithic.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1392107 (stock #4227)
Lower Paleolithic, probably Heidelberg Man, proto-axe on a pebble. Flint, in excellent condition, height 4 1/8". Legal find from Reculver Cliffs, Kent, UK. A very old, simple hard-hammer percussion proto-axe. The pebble itself is almost entirely intact with the removal of a few flakes to give a chopping edge. In my opinion the missing flake on the right side of the lithic (picture to the left in the image) is later damage. Otherwise intact with a sea-tossed soft patina. Dates to approximat...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1392110 (stock #4341)
A pair of lower to Middle Paleolithic proto-axes from Reculver Cliffs, Kent, UK. Both flint, heights 2 7/8" and 3". Excellent condition, legal surface finds, both with excellent, soft ocean/ground patinas. The axe to the left in the photograph is a straightforward, Clactonian tool with one chopping edge removed from the otherwise intact pebble. The axe to the right is a fully bifacial tool, with flaking on the tip of the distal end indicating that it was probably used as a precision crushing ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1392391 (stock #4384)
Very fine ½ rupee silver coin from Bhutan circa 1790-1820. D: 20mm. Free registered shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1393095 (stock #TBD00267)
An albumen photograph circa 1880 of a man feeding a group of dogs gathered at his feet. In the lower left printed in the negative, Abdullah Freres. 515” and in the lower right, “Les Chiens des rues.” The image is 7 7/8 inches (20 cm) by 10 1/8 inches (25.7 cm). It is presently corner mounted in a large mat 17 inches (43 cm) by 14 inches (35.5 cm). The tones are rich and the contrast good.

Condition: In a raking light three lines that look like partial creases are visible. A few printi...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Tokens : Pre 1700 item #1393792 (stock #4363)
Collection of 5 tin and lead alloy Thai gaming coins, from the Ayutthaya period- circa 1350 to 1767 CE. All in good condition except for one the small one that is a bit corroded. Sizes in enlargements. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Contemporary item #1393848 (stock #HMC)
Objects from several periods came together to create this special crucifix. It is hand made and one of a kind. The wood was found in a New Mexico homestead dating from 1880 - 1900. The knot above Christ forms a natural halo. The Jesus figure is solid brass and dates from the 1930'S. The three "nails" attaching the figure are black onyx with gold bezels. The overall height is 14 1/2" and it is 3 1/4" at the widest point. The back is designed to be hung on the wall. Making this piece was a pleasur...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1393865
Very Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 90 mm (3 1/2").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1394102
An Authentic Pterosaur - flying Dinosaur (Sirrocopteryx Morroccensis) Fossil Tooth (22 mm - 7/8") from the Cretaceous Period (C. 110 - 90 Million Years Old.) Wire-wrapped to make a pendant and supplied with free silvered lobster claw Chain. All Jewellery sold by Ihnasiyah Gallery Contains authentic fossils/antiquities of the Period/Culture described and come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Places : Pre 1900 item #1394422 (stock #TBD00270)
An albumen photograph of Cairo titled on the mat, “CAIRO, FORM THE CITADEL,WITH THE MOSQUE OF SULTAN HASSAN.” Also in smaller type the number648. An excellent print with good tones. 5 7/8 by 8 1/8 inches (15 by20.5cm). The white light cardboard stock is shaded slightly darker for about one inch around the photo. Overall size is 12 inches by 15 inches (30.5 by 38 cm).

Condition; The photo is in excellent condition with minor surface scratches. The mount is soiled, has minor foxing and th...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1394539
Sotheby's auction catalog for December 12,1991. In fine condition, the back cover shows very light wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : African : Pre 1800 item #1394802 (stock #4394)
Very fine Ethiopian “silver dollar” D: 37mm with image of Emperor Menelik II and the Lion of Judah. Get that irie and buy this coin, Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395034 (stock #SP6)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395036 (stock #SP8)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 3/8").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395039 (stock #SP9)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 58 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395040 (stock #SP10)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395041 (stock #SP11)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. Maroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 60 mm (2 1/4").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395045 (stock #SP14)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 45 mm (1 5/8").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1395046 (stock #SP15)
Large Authentic Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus (var. MAroccanus) Dinosaur Tooth from the Kem Kem Basin of Morocco. Crtaceous Period (c. 108 - 94 Million Years). 50 mm (2").
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395239 (stock #1368)
Probably Homo Ergaster ("workman"). Sandstone, length 6 5/8". Excellent condition with a slightly purple streak at the proximal end. Missing one ancient chip. Slightly glossy desert patina. Dates to approx. 1.5 million BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395241 (stock #2058)
A group of five Neolithic tools from the Ertebolle-Ellerbek or Kitchen Midden Culture, Mesolithic Denmark. Flint, all in excellent condition with fine, varied ground patinas. Lengths between 2 1/2" and 3 1/8". Auction purchase. This group includes three multi-tool blades with notches on flakes and two burins. Date to between 5300-3900 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395247 (stock #4781)
A group of five Neolithic or Mesolithic blades from Germany. All are flint, in excellent condition with varying, glossy patinas. Lengths between 2 3/16" and 3 1/4". All legal surface finds from the Schleswig-Holstein state. Second from the right is from Kleiner Ploner See (Little Ploen Lake)- small island near the Koppelsberg Chapel. Small blade on the left is from the eastern peninsula of the Behler See (lake Behl). The remaining three blades are from the south shore of Lanker See (Lanker Lake)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395302 (stock #1248)
A group of four Native American Paleolithic blades on flakes. Legal finds, Suwanee River Basin, northern Florida. Ex. Michael Cottingham collection. Chert, in excellent condition with lovely, organic glossy river patinas. Lengths between 2 3/8" and 2 5/8". Date to approx. 8000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395303 (stock #2070)
A group of four Native American paleolithic stone tools on flakes from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. Chert, in excellent condition, with varying river patinas. Ex. collection Michael Cottingham. Heights between 2" and 2 3/4". The larger white blade is a convergent scraper. The other three are fabulous examples of tool making- each with multiple scrapers, one with a notch, on beautifully executed, wafer thin flakes. Date to approx. 8000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1395424 (stock #5002)
Guangxu Reign, 1893, silver coin from Xinjiang, with Arabic script and Chinese characters. D: 28mm. Free shipping
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1910 item #1395531 (stock #ABI)
This outstanding boldly decorated ink well dates from around the turn-of-the-century, or slightly earlier and was cast in Austria. It measures 11” in length by 9” in width. The original glass insert has a few small “flea bites” but the lid usually stays closed and they aren’t apparent. The distinctive classic Art Nouveau desk piece is elaborately embellished with a pair of clover leafs on each end and one on the lid. The very front of the inkwell has a group of indented ovoid circles...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395537 (stock #2177)
A pair of Paleolithic native American hammerstones from the Suwanee River Basin, northern Florida. Chert, in excellent and intact condition. Matte ground patina. Heights 1 3/4" and 2". Legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. Dating to approx. 8000-5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395538 (stock #1229)
A group of three native American Paleolithic blades on flakes from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. Soft chert in excellent and intact condition, with a dry to matte ground patina. Lengths between 2 1/8" and 2 1/2". Legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. Date to approx. 8000-5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395539 (stock #4721)
A group of six native American Paleolithic stone tools from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. Chert and flint, in excellent condition with patinas varying from matte ground patina to highly glossy river patina. Heights between 2 1/8" and 2 3/4". All legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. These are all flake tools with the exception of the second from the left, which is bifacially knapped. In general these are thick, the edges forming what approximates an abrupt scraper, and ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1395540 (stock #1905)
A group of five smaller native American paleolithic tools on flakes from the Suwanee River basin, northern Florida. All five are flake tools, chert, in excellent condition with dry patinas and traces of organic materials. Heights between 1 3/8" and 1 7/8". Legal finds, ex. Michael Cottingham collection. This is an interesting group of small, finely crafted multi-tools on flakes. All have scraper or blade edges, and some form of burin tip. Date to approx. 8000-5000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Pre 1920 item #1395725 (stock #BWAN)
This visually compelling solid cast bronze pin tray is ovoid in shape and measures 5” in length by 3 1/2” in width. This striking creation was cast sometime between 1900 - 1910 A.D. in France. It is distinctive and sophisticated. The claw of the raptor forms the handle and is attached to the highly detailed bird feather beneath. Even the underside of the tray has fine detailed work. It is unusual and dramatic in it’s creativity of style and will appeal to the collector who appreciates the...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1395777
A softcover catalog featuring 17thC furniture, rugs, etc. There are B+W photos along with a price list that includes the 291 lots. The catalog cover shows slight wear but there is no script. Unpaginated.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre 1960 item #1396466 (stock #2279)
Galleria Verges
$125.00
This is a Northamerican Basalt Stone CELT. It measures about 2 1/4" X 3 1/4" X 1" ( 5.7 cm X 8.3 cm X 2.6 cm ).