An absolutely gorgeous and superior unheated, untreated sapphire from the famed gem mines of Mogok weighing an absolutely immense 14.14ct. Gorgeous shade of medium blue with possibly the feintest touch of green, absolutely stunning! and certificated as such, absolutely beautiful! The stone is, inevitably, moderately included though we will call the stone Eye clean table up, to all but the most eagle eyed...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1404223
a lots Ancient Islamic gold coins . Ghaznavid
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1404222
Lot of 70 various silver Mughal rupees, 17th-18th century, Mughal Empire, India -
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1404039
A soft cover book written by Lois Wasserspring and published in 2000 by Chronicle Books, San Francisco. In fine condition, the book highlights several artists. 131pp. Like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Documents : Pre 1960 item #1403733 (stock #09537)
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$220.00


OCCUPIED-JAPAN SCRAPBOOK OF NEWSPAPER MOVIE ADS AND TICKETS

Scrapbook for the newspaper movie ads of both of Japanese and foreign and its tickets under the occupation of the General Headquarters (GHQ), Showa 28 (1953), Japan. approx. 30 x 22.5cm (11.81 x 8.85in). 52pp...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1403675 (stock #08089)
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$280.00


ASHOROGAWA STONE, BLACK HEMISPHERICAL SUISEKI

Naturally sculpted hemispherical stone with such supple ridgeline as a type of art of Japanese ‘Suiseki’ from the river in Ashoro district in Hokkaido prefecture, called ‘Ashorogawa-seki’ (Ashorogawa stone / *Ashorogawa = ‘River going along down’ in the Ainu language as its origin). Mystic black abstraction created by only nature with completely no processing by human hands, even the bottom part as well...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1403674 (stock #09536)
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$150.00


TOKYO MEDICAL UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF COLOR PERCEPTION TEST CHART

With 12 pieces of three-dimensional punching plates. Showa 43 (1968), Japan. approx. 184 x 178mm (7.24 x 7.00in)...
A fine green specimen of Malachite. Malachite is a green copper mineral. It has a natural deep, shimmery green color and a magnificent form. Malachite, with its beautiful, rich green color, leaves no doubt of its importance as a jewel. Its opaque strength and power demands respect, mesmerizing the viewer. Yet the movement, flow and energy in its lines, circles and designs soothe and welcome. It was one of the first ores used to produce copper metal.

Dimensions: 8" X 7.5" X 2.5"
A sparkly rainbow Silicon Carbide specimen. Rainbow Carborundum is a crystal, with black spiked crystals, gorgeous rainbow-like luster, iridescent colors of green, blues, purple, pink, yellow, etc. The brown to black color results from iron impurities. Carborundum is known to be a master healer and a type of semi conductor.

Dimensions: 10.5" X 7.5" X10.5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1970 item #1403099 (stock #09530)
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$280.00


CIGARETTE PAPER COLLECTION

Japanese cigarette paper collector's handmade scrapbook with internationally various kind of cigarettes of Taiwan, Korea, West Germany, Bulgaria, France or so, besides various Japanese cigarettes including Okinawan under U.S...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Portraits : Pre 1960 item #1403095 (stock #09529)
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$200.00


JAPANESE MATRIMONY PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM

Photographic record of a very ordinary rural Japanese woman who was a farmer and married to a man (in other words, to become husband's family member forever) in the middle era of Showa period (1958). Dressed in traditional weddding costume called 'Tsunokakushi', taken the "last" commemorative photograph with her family, moved to shirine by car, then parade following the Shinto priest, and visited her old home (for the first ti...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1402691
Ancient Roman Bronze Nummus of Valentinian II (383 - 392 A.D.) DN VALENTENIANUS PF AUG. Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right. SALVS REI PVBLICAE Victory walking left holding trophy on shoulder and dragging captive behind her. Chi-Rho in left field. 0.85 g; 12 mm; VF.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1402689
Roman Empire AE (Bronze) As of Hadrian issued 125 - 128 AD at the Rome Mint. COS III S C - Salus Standing Right feeding serpent. VF. 9.50 gm; 25 mm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1402181 (stock #05162)
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$350.00


NATURE WORSHIP, STONE

The one form of Japanese folk religion intended for natural object. Sharp stone like an implement in the wooden box.

Box: approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401944 (stock #5087)
Three tiny Mon, Thaton Kingdom, coins circa 835CE. Good condtion. D: 7mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1401943 (stock #5086)
Circa 4th to 5th century Mon silver coin (full unit) with obv: conch (sankha) and rev: Srivatsa D: 25mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1990 item #1401868 (stock #2019-37)
A delightful handmade woven wicker wine bottle holder. A charming addition to any picnic! Measures 13” tall x 3 3/4” wide. Needs a good cleaning before you add the wine, or just use it as a flower holder. Price includes shipping and insurance! Please enjoy the additional photos.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1990 item #1401866 (stock #2019-36)
A charming handmade wicker double wine bottle holder with carrying handle! Amazingly made for display or picnic. Due to its age, it needs a good cleaning or just use it to hold your favorite flowers! Certainly an eye catcher for any entertaining! Size is 15 1/4” tall x with both bottles 7 1/2” wide. Price includes shipping and insurance! Please take a look at all the photos!
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1401835
A selection of Late Roman - Byzantine Bronze Coins from the Ihnasiyah Hoard, Egypt, recovered by Charles Trick Currelly in 1906 and subsequently deaccessioned from the collections of the Royal Ontaria Museum in Toronto, Canada. Emperors Constantine I (Augustus, 306 - 312 A.D.) and Constans (Augustus, 337 - 350 A.D.) represented. Mints: Antioch, Cyzicus, Nicomedia and Rome reresented. Price is for One coin. Please inquire for specific details and more images.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1401513 (stock #2308)
Galleria Verges
$100.00
This is a Book titled HITLER ~ The Path to Power by Charles Bracelen Flood, published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, First Edition, 1989. It is a hardcover book with 686 pages. The book has black and white pictures. This was an ex-public library book.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1900 item #1401225 (stock #09509)
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$750.00


SAMPLE BOOK OF JAPANESE SWEET

Late Edo period, 19th century, Japan
approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Exonumia : Pre 1920 item #1401219 (stock #1401)
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$180.00


JAPANESE MATCHBOX LABELS FOR EXPORT TO CHINA

Large size. Same 12 pieces. Meiji period (1868-1912). Some aged deterioration as is. approx. 9 x 11cm (3.54 x 4.33in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1920 item #1401114 (stock #1400)
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$180.00


TWO LARGE-SIZED PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE GARDEN

Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High-quality landscape photographs taken by a certain professional. Niigata Prefecture as its provenance. Albumenized paper pasted on cardboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1930 item #1401052 (stock #149)
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$180.00


TWO GROUP PHOTOGRAPHS OF JAPANESE STUDENT ATHLETES

Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century
approx. 35 x 43cm (13.77 x 16.92in)

High school or college students. Baseball club and unidentified club (rugby? or bicycle racing?). Albumenized paper pasted on cardboard...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1990 item #1400742
A soft cover with jacket published by Galerie Enrico Navarra circa 1989 and written in French. Chagall's paintings, sculptures, temperas and works on paper are featured.A biography summarizes his life and work. The cover has a slight crease at the top corner. 92pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1400293
Four hundred lots are noted in this auction catalog along with a final tally sheet.Furniture, clocks rugs, etc.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1400292
Auction catalog featuring silver from the property of Louis Viner (Chicago),and from the estates of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and Louis de B. Moore. 375 lots with estimate and final tally sheet. Some B&W photos.The auction was held at Sotheby Parke Bernet (NY) on October 2, 1975.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1930 item #1400143 (stock #WN199)
Galerie Hafner
$380.00
shipping included
The "Wares of the Ming Dynasty" by R.L. Hobson, 1923, limited first edition of 1'500 copies, this is no. 808. And by the same author "Cent Planches en Couleurs D'Art Chinois" first French edition printed in 1928 of "One Hundred Plates in Colour of Chinese Art", this book is undated. Condition: both volumes with missing dust jackets and a bit loose bindings, used. Dimension: 29 cm x 23 cm, weight: 3.5 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1920 item #1400128 (stock #05154)
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$250.00


THOUSAND CHARACTER CLASSIC

Manuscript of 'Thousand Character Classic' ('Senjimon' in Japan, 'Gianziwen' in Pinyin) as the long verse contained exactly one thousand characters used as a primer for teaching Chinese characters to children. Meiji-Taisho period, early 20th century, Japan. Some bendings of paper. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1399753 (stock #3336)
Sotheby's Hong Kong Lost Treasures Catalog Box Set 2007. Used but in very good condition...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1980 item #1399709 (stock #WN197)
Galerie Hafner
$420.00
shipping included
A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Chinese Jades and Other Hardstones", written by Pierre F. Schneeberger. Hardback with 22 color, 105 b.& w. photo plates, 26 illustrations. Brown cloth with dustjacket, printed 1976 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 19. Condition: clean, dust jacket with little wear and yellowing. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 2.8 cm, 2 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1399591 (stock #147)
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$200.00


LIFE SAVING LEAFLET

During the Battle of Okinawa, this leaflet written in English and Japanese is the one of them dropped by the U.S. armed forces in July 12, 1945. Quite a rare remains as is. Some aged deterioration as seen. approx. 12.5 x 20.5cm (4.92 x 8.07in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1399532 (stock #WN196)
Galerie Hafner
$500.00
shipping included
A beautiful limited reference book containing the collection of the Baur Museum in Geneva, Switzerland of "Japanese Sword Fittings and Associated Metalwork", written by Basil William Robinson (former in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London). Hardback with 444 pages, 752 illustrations (several in color), section with signatures. Cloth with dustjacket, printed 1980 in a limited numbered edition of 1600, this is No. 52. Condition: fine. Dimension: c. 28.8 cm x 24 cm x 5.1 cm, 3 kg.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Postcards : Pre 1940 item #1399528 (stock #146)
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$180.00


PICTURE POSTCARDS OF SUMO WRESTLERS

17 portraits of sumo wrestlers with 'kesho-mawashi' (ornamental apron), including 'yokozuna' (the highest rank of grand champion), and a gelatin silver print. Early Showa period, 20th century, Japan. approx. 14 x 9cm (5.51 x 3.54in) each


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$595.00
Jean Puiforcat French sterling silver Vermeil ash tray or ? with monogram, size 3.75 d . weight 97g