All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371886
HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. Bronze As (10,51 grams). Struck 132-135 AD.

Laureate and draped bust right, seen from behind / Hadrian on horseback riding right, holding spear.

Condition: Good VF, some smoothing but with original patina and attractive.

Ex Old Danish Collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371883
Nerva. AD 96-98.

Exceptional portrait bronze As (28mm, 12,82 grams). Rome mint. Struck AD 97.

Laureate head right / Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia.
RIC II 77.

Condition: Choice, near EF, nice uncleaned surfaces and brown patina.

Ex Old Danish Private Cllection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Contemporary item #1371695 (stock #1-1068)
"China's Old Dwellings" by Ronald G. Knapp. Published by Hawaii University. 2000. 362 pages. Numerous illustrations (maps, drawings, reproductions of ancient engravings, photos). Soft cover as pictured is clean showing almost no wear. Binding is solid. Pages are clean. No marks, highlighting, underlining or inscriptions. A comprehensive critical examination of China's folk architectural forms. The work begins by tracing the interest in Chinese vernacular buildings in the 20th century...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1371694
A large coffee table book published in 1997 by the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. This is a stated Second Printing near mint condition There is a tiny tear on the back jacket- the book has a plastic covering. 273 illustrations~ 50 in full color. 246pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371591
Trajan. AD 98-117. Sestertius (36 mm, 22.79 grams). Rome mint. Struck AD 116-117. Interesting and rare sestertius celebrating the Conquests in Parthia.

IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P, laureate and draped bust right / ARMENIA ET MESOPOTAMIA IN POTESTATEM P R REDACTAE, Trajan standing facing, head right, holding parazonium and spear; at feet to left and right, seated figures of Armenia, Euphrates, and Tigris.

RIC II 642; Banti 29...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371587
Outstanding quality Roman bronze As of Agrippa, perhaps one of the best preserved in the world looking at the tecnical grade.

Agrippa. Died 12 BC. Æ As (27 mm, 11.33 grams). Rome mint.

Struck under Gaius (Caligula), AD 37-41. Head left, wearing rostral crown / Neptune standing left, holding small dolphin and trident.

RIC I 58 (Gaius).

Condition: Near Mintstate, not a hint of wear and as crisp as any Agrippa As ever sold...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371581
ANTONINUS PIUS. 138-161 AD. Æ Sestertius (31-32 mm, 22,36 grams).

Struck 147 AD. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P, laureate head right / COS II-II, PAX AVG/S C in two lines across field, Pax standing left, setting fire to pile of arms with torch, and holding cornucopiae.

RIC III 777; BMCRE 1698; Cohen 594.

Condition: Good VF, attractive hard dark green patina.

Ex. Old Danish Collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371580
Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (35-36 mm. 25.35 grams).

Rome mint. Struck circa AD 65.

NERO CLΛVD CΛESΛR ΛVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head right / Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory in extended right hand and resting left on parazonium; three shields behind cuirass, S C flanking; ROMA in exergue.

RIC I 273; WCN 145; BMCRE 173; BN 369-70...
An absolutely beautiful novelty cut bicolor tourmaline specimen from Burma shaped into this gorgeous fan. Absolutely natural, no treatment, cut like this directly from the rough, fully GIA certificated
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1960 item #1369890 (stock ##1013)
A delightful collection of 7 vintage French paperback School Books. Each measures 7" tall x 4 3/4" wide. circa 1960s. Price is firm, but includes shipping and insurance! Currently Reserved!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1930 item #1369886 (stock ##1011)
A charming set of 6 French books in paperback, circa 1930s. Found in a neighborhood brocante in Paris. In used, but very good condition! Just look at those beautiful covers! Price includes shipping and insurance! No discounts. Currently Reserved!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369567 (stock #WN084)
Galerie Hafner
$320.00
shipping included
Early vintage albumen print of the two large bronze Kannons near the Senso-ji Temple in Asakusa, Tokyo, with children. Numbered in Japanese "277". Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, left border of photo with a small loss. Dimension: photo: 21.4 cm x 27.4 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.9 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369459 (stock #WN085)
Galerie Hafner
$600.00
shipping included
Rare and early vintage albumen print of the Shimbashi Railway Station in Tokyo, with festive decoration and banners wearing the imperial seal "kiku-mon". The Tokyo to Yokohama rail line opened on 14th October 1872, with a great ceremony as the emperor took the first official ride, arriving at Shimbashi Station in a Western carriage. Mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: fine, minimally faded, a tiny hole. Dimension: photo: 20.1 cm x 25.9 cm, cardboard: 34.8 cm x 43.8 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1368602
A softcover published in 1989. Essay by Dorothy Norman. The back cover shows light wear.89 B&W photos.
what pdx
$135.00
Loose Colombian Cabochon Emerald 1.82ct with nice clear color.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1367644 (stock #09180)
t a t a m i
$350.00


SUISEKI

'Suiseki' as a Japanese art form inspired from the aesthetic inherent in nature originated from "Chinese scholar's rocks" so-called, with its unique imaginable texture like a scene of "Two tigers running around freely in the deep mountain in the moonlight", attached with a base with wood carving mountains.

Stone: approx. W 19cm (7.48in), D 15cm (5.90in), H 7cm (2.75in) / Base: approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1980 item #1366823 (stock #BK7)
Ancient East
$150.00
DESCRIPTION: Twenty-three rare back issues of “Arts of Asia” magazine, beginning with the March/April 1976 issue and running consecutively through the November/December 1979 issue. These rare issues feature such topics as Chinese tomb pottery, paintings, snuff bottles, porcelains, contemporary art, gardens, cloisonné, textiles and costumes, ivory and wood carvings, and the Imperial Palace...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1950 item #1365821 (stock #9-15-2)
Kettyantique
$650.00
This is beautiful Japanese Kutani kanmon with dragon 11.1/2 in height is in very good condition with no damage. Only original kiln firling line and minor spot otherwise very good display condition She is very beautiful and unusual has singed Kutani to the Bottom. PayPal payment preferred If you have any question please let me know
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1950 item #1365819 (stock #9-15-1)
Kettyantique
$475.00
This is beautiful Japanese laquer bowl 7.1/2 in diameter 5.1/2 in height is in very good condition. Only minor used scratch and wear. Wonderful detail with artists singed . PayPal payment preferred. If you have any question please let me know
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1365613
JAPAN, Mutsuhito. Circa 1860s. Gold 2 Bu (3.04 gm; 12mm x 20mm). Nibu-ban kin. (ND). Meiji 2, 1868-1869. JNDA 09-29 (20A); J.V. C5. Choice EF.
An authentic document signed by Gov. Alfred E Smith (NY) attesting to the fact that as requested by the Governor of Massachusetts he "surrendered" Fred W. Simmons, a fugitive from justice Dated August 17, 1927 . Smith's signature is in the lower right corner - it is also signed by counsel. The paper is folded and curled at the bottom edge; there are also two small puncture marks in the upper right corner.
Here is an original extradition writ that empowers Williaim H.Shields to "take and receive from proper authorities ...Cecil H. Kurth" Dated Oct 23, 1936 with Mayor Curley's Signature below a seal.The back of the document testfies to the transfer. (William is spelled incorrectly on the front page.)
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1364433
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Lovely Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in high relief.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.69 grams.

Condition: Good VF.

Ex. Roma Numismatics
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1364432
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in high relief.

Head of Helios facing slightly right / Rose with bud to right.

Weight: 6.72 grams.

Condition: Near EF.

Ex. Roma Numismatics
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1364208 (stock #SL19860610)
L'Asie Exotique
$145.00
SL19860610 Sotheby’s London Tuesday 10th June 1986 Highly Important Chinese Tang Pottery Metalwork and Sculpture from A European Private Collection Sale Code: TANG Softcover: 39 lots, all lots pictured in colour. Size: 10-5/8” x 8-1/4”. Condition: Used - minor wear, otherwise excellent. Estimated Packaged weight 0.80 lbs
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1364206 (stock #SNY19860925)
SNY19860925 Sotheby’s New York September 25 and 26, 1986 Fine Chinese Decorative Works of Art Sale Code: 5490 NINGBO Softcover with sale results: 573 lots, the majority of lots are pictured in colour or black & white. Size: 10-5/8” x 8-1/4”. Condition: Used - minor cover wear & creases, a few penned hammer notations, otherwise excellent. Estimated Packaged weight 1.50 lbs
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #1364205 (stock #SHK19981103)
Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction catalogue. Monday November 2, 1998 Fine Chinese Ceramics Works of Art, Jade Carvings and Snuff Bottles Sale Code: HK0137 ZI YI Softcover with Price List: 206 pages, 344 lots, all of the lots are pictured in colour. Size: 10-5/8” x 8-1/4”. Condition: Used - minor cover wear, otherwise excellent. Estimated Packaged weight 1.60 lbs
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1364204 (stock #SHK20031026)
L'Asie Exotique
$150.00
Sotheby’s Hong Kong auction catalogue Sunday October 26, 2003 Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Sale Code: HK0197 THIRTY YEARS Hardcover: 266 pages, 159 lots, all of the lots are pictured in full page colour. Size: 10-7/8” x 8-1/2”. Condition: Used - minor cover wear, otherwise excellent. Estimated Packaged weight 3.25 lbs
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Byzantine : Pre 1940 item #1363969 (stock #20170723)
china old pair of zhen qhi b b
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1363883
Published by Filipacchi in 2004, a large coffee table book with full page color photos.The jacket shows very light wear; the book itself is in excellent condition. 215pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre 1900 item #1363512 (stock #20170516)
china jade fish cvcvcv
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1363139
A large hard cover with dust jacket published in 1989 by Harry N. Abrams Inc. Very good condition. 192pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1363138
An oversized hardcover published by the Yale University Art Gallery in celebration of its 175th Anniversary and in conjunction with an exhibition(2007-8). The history of the gallery, donors(including Paul Mellon) and its collection are highlighted.The jacket shows very light wear with a small tear on the front and back otherwise in mint condition. 422pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre 1970 item #1363134 (stock #38)
china old carpet 3 36 x 1.2
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1363088
An oversized soft cover in very good condition( cover shows very light wear and creasing in the back). Published in 1995 by Universe/Rizzoli. More than 40 grand residences built in France over the centuries are featured.Architecture, furniture, paintings, gardens,etc. 288pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1362566
Christie's auction guide( HC/DJ) "Magnificent French Furniture - Formerly from the Collection of Monsieur and Madame Riahi - New York Thursday 2, November 2000" ~ 276pp. ~ 59 fully illustrated photos with provenance. Jacket shows very light wear otherwise like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1362563
A small hard cover reprinted in 1982 by Charles Letts Books Ltd. The jacket is a bit worn with a back tear and there is an old price notation on the front free paper.There are 60 plates- some in color others in b&W. 80pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1362561
A stated first American Edition published by Clarkson N. Potter in 1974. A history of both candles and candlesticks starting from the 11th century. The jacket shows light wear. 117 b&w photos~120pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1990 item #1362531
Written by John Mack and published in 1988 by Harry Abrams, this is a former library hard cover with dust jacket. In good condition, there is an old library "due date" paste down and stamp. One hundred seventy(170) illustrations with 120 colored plates. 207pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1360992
Offered is a Turkey Ottoman Empire. Mahmud I. 1143-1168/1730-1754. AV- Zinjirli Altin (Misr-Cairo), A.H.1143 gold coin - KM 91 Lovely Strike Choice UNC, Uncirculated and Lustrous, 3.47 gr. 18mm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 2000 item #1360448
DAY FINE ARTS
$1,400.00
Large Sri Cakra Yantra Banner, showing interaction of male and female qualities. Hand Painted on cotton. 119 x119 cm. thought to be Indian or Himalayan. Trace of painting on reverse. Undated. Can be viewed in central London an shipped folded worldwide.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1970 item #1360289 (stock #WN040)
Galerie Hafner
$320.00
shipping included
Five rare exhibtion catalogues about Chinese jades. 1. "Archaic Chinese Jades at the University Museum", Philadelphia, 1940, 58 pages with 15 b&w plates. 2. "Selected Examples from the Jade Exhibition" at Stockholm, 1963, 158 pages with 34 b&w plates. 3...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Children : Pre 1900 item #1360046
A First American Edition published in 1894 by the Century Co. The original green blind stamped cloth boards feature a gilt elephant and tiger to the front and rear. The boards show some wear with modest spotting both on the front and back ( please refer to photos). The book is slightly cocked, and the pages are uncut with top edge gilt. There is a spot on the front paste down and also on few pages. The Content page has a small tear. Black and white illustrations. 303pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1930 item #1359891 (stock #WN038)
Galerie Hafner
$330.00
shipping included
Scarce and beautiful work in two volumes on Chinese ceramics in French by J.J. Marquet de Vasselot, former curator of the Louvre Museum in Paris. First Edition bound in brown leather with marbled paper boards and endpapers. Volume 1 "De l'epoque des Han à l'epoque des Ming" with 32 pages plus 40 plates(chromolithographs and heliogravures) and volume 2 "De l'epoque K'ang-Hi à nos jours" containing 30 pages plus 44 plates. Condition: few traces of usage. Dimension: 22.7 cm x 20 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Byzantine : Pre 1930 item #1359435 (stock #346)
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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre 1800 item #1358827 (stock #20170512c)
China old zitan stick and stand
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1357706 (stock #2472)
5 Neanderthal scrapers from Fontmaure, France. Jasper, heights between 2" and 2 1/2". All in excellent condition with beautiful, glossy ground patina. All legal surface finds from an old Dutch collection. Nice, complex group of scrapers, all showing a variety of edges and retouching techniques. Dating from 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1357705 (stock #2170)
Nice group of 8 various tools and micro-tools from Fontmaure, France. All are jasper, in excellent condition with fine ground patina. All are legal surface finds from an older Dutch collection. Heights vary from 1 1/2" to 2". The use of micro-tools is still not clearly determined. Possible uses may have included medical purposes, smaller refined work, or they may have been made for children to use. Dating to approximately 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1356718
what pdx
$38.00
fluorite Purple and Green Candle Holder , holds one tea lite. Size 2.5" by 3" by 4"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1356713
what pdx
$36.00
Fluorite green and purple Tea lite candle Votive . size 3" by 2" single candle holder