All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1837 VR item #1126686 (stock #4896)
The History of Virginia

by John Burke

Volumes 1 and 2 (of 4), printed for the author by Dickson & Pescud, Petersburg, Virginia, 1804 and 1805. Re-bound in blue cloth. Minor toning and foxing.

A rare early history of Virginia through 1710.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1900 item #1187805 (stock #8885)
Antique English Sheffield plate tantalus with three stoppered cut crystal decanters. Mid 19th century. (minor wear to plate, minor chips to rims).

Height: 10.5”
Width: 7”

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347966
QAJAR DYNASTY, Fath Ali Shah. 1212-1250 AH. (1797-1834). Gold One Toman (4.60 gm; 23 mm). Khoy mint, dated 1239 AH. Lovely strike and rare. Choice Superb EF and rare. AU with a full luster and rare in this condition.
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$800.00
Fantastic Quartz and Black Tourmaline mineral Specimen , one of the nicest I have seen , weighs 3130 g. Size H 9" W 10" D 5" includes stand.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1328651 (stock #0293)
t a t a m i
$800.00


TSUBOISHI

'Tsuboishi' stone categorized as a rare type of *'suiseki' stone, which is a "jar (tsubo)-like" formed lump of solidified iron, probably from Gifu prefecture or its environs.
Private suiseki (or 'bonseki') collection from a Japanese lecher as its provenance. Looks like owl face or frog? Quite an impressive and zen, anyway. approx...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1950 item #1254008 (stock #C0Aj)
DAG Trading
$800.00
HANDBOOK OF SOUTH AMERICAN INDIANS. Complete set. Seven volumes in great condition. Purchased from Bob fine Rare Books in early 1990s. These reference books contain an absolute wealth of detailed information of all tribes and cultures of the South American continent during the time of their compilation.Dated beginning from 1944. Volume 1, The Marginal Tribes, 624 pages. Volume 2, The Andean Civilizations, 1024 pages.Volume 3, Tropical Forest Tribes, 986 pages...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1900 item #1313276 (stock #4741)
Galerie Hafner
$800.00
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Not complete. A very rare document on Chinese porcelain in French, published by A. Morel in 1881, first edition. Reference book with 227 pages and 30 heliogravures and chromolithographs and more than 120 illustrations in the text. Large quarto pages loose in portfolio, pages uncut. Condition: not complete, the Nos. XXXI and XXXII of the heliogravures and chromolithographs are missing, so are the text pages 113 to 120. Some foxing on pages. Dimension: c. 38 cm x 29 cm.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1492 item #1404891
A fine quality Danish Viking Penny, Hardeknud (Knud III, the Hardy). As “Vice-King,” circa 1026/8-1035.

AR Penny. East Danish standard. Lund mint. Struck circa 1030-1035. + HΛRÐΛCN·V·T RX, serpent curling leftward / magistrates name around open linear convex cross with pellet terminals and pellet center; arches of pellets in quarters. Hauberg 1 var.; Becker, Coinages p. 120 type minted in Lund...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #1302813
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$795.00
MESSAGES AND DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE 1862 printed WASHINGTON, GOVERNMENT printing office 1862 Message of the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES to the TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS at the COMMENCEMENT OF THE THIRD SESSION of THE THIRTY -SEVENTH CONGRESS This book contains copies of all the letters to and from other Governments for the end of 1861-1862 including the opening of Japan to trade as well as the 21 page address Lincoln gave to Congress That included trade , population, revenue as well as the Ci...
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$795.00
Tall and heavy quartz point, clear with a yellow cast and a variety of inclusions one looks like zoisite , a very interesting piece . Size H 7" W 3 1/4" D 2 "
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Documents : Pre 1920 item #1377617 (stock #MB5441)
An Interesting & Rare Collection of 30 Parliamentary and Consular Reports on Japan 1856-1912.

These reports were presented to both houses of Parliament by command of Queen Victoria and form a valuable research tool for the study of relations between Great Britain and Japan in the most momentous episode in Japanese history, the Restoration of the Emperor in 1868, which brought to an end the Shogunate and the Edo Period...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Pre AD 1000 item #888997 (stock #C6830)
AntiqueTica.com
$1,350.00
Very rare Hadrosaur eggs with very good shell coverages found in Xixia Basin, Henan Province, China. It is very difficult to find Hadrosaur eggs in very good conditon like these.

Age: China, Late Cretaceous Period, (71 to 84 million years old)
Measurement: Height 29.5 C.M. / Width 10.3 C.M. (size excluding stand)
Condition: Nice condition overall (some expected degradation due to their age). Please refer to the enlargement photos for more details...

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$785.00
Large quartz specimen with many almost clear points, the bottom has been cut to stand and the back is cut flat and smooth a really fine display piece weight is 21 pounds size W 14.5" H 9 " d 6"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1930 item #1377783 (stock #KLEYKAMPHK)
L'Asie Exotique
$750.00
The Jan Kleykamp Collection: Chinese and Japanese Paintings. Catalogue: Finest Examples from the Famous Collections of Petrucci, Baron von der Heydt and Goloubew. Author: Berthold Laufer Publisher: The Jan Klaykamp Galleries, New York & The Hague, 1925, no. 208. Large Folio looseleaf pages: 44 rag paper pages with left side of pages straight cut and three hole punches, the remaining edges rough, the 22 tipped in images with loose velum covers...
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 : Pre 1492 item #1336720
SASANIAN KINGS. Ardashir I. AD. 223/4-240. Silver Drachm (4.24 gm; 24 mm). Mint C (“Ctesiphon”), phase 3, ca. AD 233/4-238/9. Bust of Ardashir I right, wearing diadem (type G) and close-fitting headdress with korymbos and no earflaps / Fire altar (flames 3) with diadems (type G), pellet to left of altar shaft. SNS type IIIa(4a)/3a(2b), pl...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre 1492 item #1404894
A fine quality Danish Viking Penny, Hardeknud (Knud III, the Hardy). As “Vice-King,” circa 1026/8-1035. Rare variant of a scarce type!

AR Penny. East Danish standard. Lund mint. Struck circa 1030-1035. + HΛRÐΛCN·V·T RX, serpent curling leftward magistrates name around open linear convex cross with pellet terminals and pellet center; arches of pellets in quarters. Hauberg 1 var.; Becker, Coinages p. 120 type minted in Lund. The type displays the iconic Worm on the obverse, li...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1356657
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$700.00
Fantastic set of 3 volumes #1 #2 #3 Autour Du Monde Zincograph photography books on the worlds Customs and costumes. A great set or reference books for anyone working with graphic arts , we used these and created a line of note and post cards. Etsy sellers are selling single pages for 20.00 each countless color images of Buildings scenery primitive peoples posing for studio pictures in traditional costume . leather ends tight spines. Size about 9.5" by 13" cultures include Russia Japan 2 Egypt...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349458
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, S.2250 VAR, (8.40 gm, 22 mm), well struck on a nice full flan, choice extremely fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
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$695.00
Large Quartz Crystal Sphere with Rainbows and many clear areas lights up beautifully, size 5" diameter and weighs 6.8 pounds a great display piece or for a healers practice.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Geological item #1303339
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$695.00
Huge trilobite plate from Morocco . Plate size 12" by 11 1/2" 3" thick or so largest trilobite is L 4.5 " W 3 3/4" and 1 1/2 " high. These may be cast into a large plate , unknown so priced accordingly .
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 : 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 : 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. Some rough spots on the rever...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1900 item #404948 (stock #8760)
Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects by Georgio Vasari

5 Vols. 12mo. Bound in Half green morocco, spines extra gilt, two red morocco labels each spine, with marbled boards, endpapers and edges. Published: London; George Bell, 1878.

Provenance: From the Library of Howard K. Smith.

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1369459 (stock #WN085)
Galerie Hafner
$600.00
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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 : 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.

Condition: Good VF with high relief portrait, no wear but some roughness, dark-green, almost bl...
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$599.00
Gorgeous lemurian quartz crystal 2 tea light votive with large points , a great piece for a healers altar or work space , 13.2 pounds beautiful when candles are burning . Size L 10" W 7" H 6.5"
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$595.00
Massive quarts multi point tea light votive holder for 2 tea lights some points are lemurian quartz . This piece has many major quartz points . This is an ideal designer piece or for crystal healers . A specimen piece weight 14.4 lb L 13" 6" W . The holes for the candles don't show from side views due to the size of the points.
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$595.00
Jean Puiforcat French sterling silver Vermeil ash tray or ? with monogram, size 3.75 d . weight 97g
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347951
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THIN coin, 1825-1925, (12.20 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1373267 (stock #COIN-005)
JJ Oriental
$585.00
Two ancient bronze "coins" shaped like small bowed knives. Both have encrustation on the bronze of varied coloration including that of a a blue-green malachite color from long burial. Period: Shang Dynasty (1600-1028 BC) Sizes: One is 14.5 cm long. The other is 17.7 cm long. Condition: The coins have natural wear and small chips to their rims and encrustation due to age. Nice patina. Would make an interesting addition to any coin collection.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1345012
A delightful natural pearl 3.31ct, tested as natural by GIA under their QA scheme, perfect for a lovely pendant
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1340201
THRACE, Island of Thasos, 2nd-1st centuries BC. Silver Tetradrachm (16.90 gm; 31 mm). Nicely stuck on a nice broad flan. Choice extremely fine and lightly toned.
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 : 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 : Pre 1492 item #1336717
INDIA. VIDARBHA. Jagadeva. 12th Cent. AD. AV Pagoda (3.68 gm; 19 mm). Ruler's name in Nagari, pelleted sopearhead, and 2 sri-type designs. Sharply struck on a nice full flan. Choice UNC and lustrous. CO-007
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1349457
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, BMC XXX VI.15, (8.03 gm, 21 mm), lovely struck on a nice full flan, choice good very fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1900 item #1343815 (stock #SK 986)
Galerie Hafner
$520.00
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Ten vintage albumen photographs, six prints showing Granada (Andalusia) with the Alhambra, two with street scenes in Elche (Alicante), one with the cathedral of Burgos (Castile) and one showing a river scene in Orihuela (Murcia). Made by the French photographer Jean Laurent (1816-1886) in the 1870/80's, mounted on coeval cardboard. Condition: little faded, one photo with a small loss to the corner, cardboard with few stockflecks. Dimension: photo: 33.7 cm x 24.7 cm, cardboard: 48 cm x 38.7 cm. ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1059291 (stock #1211)
Rare original set of Harold Berman's desirable 4 volume, Plus the Index of his masterful work "Bronzes Sculptors & Founders". This is the first edition published by Abage Publishing starting in 1974. Volume 1 is autographed by Harold Berman as shown. No rips or tears with good firm hard cover bindings, dust covers and Mylar cover protectors.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Exonumia : Pre 1910 item #1380259
A solid gold medal awarded to H.A. Milton New Crusaders Football Club 1905-6.The front features a raised heraldic design along with London Football Association Challenge Cup. Created by Vaughton & Sons, it weighs 9.4grams and 1" measures round. Also stamped 15 625 with an anchor(Birmingham) and small "f"(1905), V&S.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1399532 (stock #WN196)
Galerie Hafner
$500.00
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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 : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1960 item #934002 (stock #10582)
Osvald Siren: Chinese Painting: Leading Masters and Principles. Part I; The First Millennium (3 vols.), London: Lund Humphries/New York: Ronald Press, 1956.
Vol.I: Early Chinese Paintings (xi+235pp., colored frontispiece and b/w ills.)
Vol.II: The Sung Period (vi+189pp. and annotated lists 95pp., colored frontispiece and b/w ills.)
Vol.III: Plates (xviii pp., 372 b/w plates).
Bound with red cloth, gilt title to front board and spine. With slip cases. 28.5x23cm.
Books very g...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #627034 (stock #842)
Book by Alistair Duncan, "Tiffany At Auction". This is an absolute must for a Tiffany Studios collector or dealer. It has over 1,000 pictures of Tiffany items and a comprehensive list of model reference numbers in the back index. This book was copyrighted in 1981 and is now out of print. It has it's original dust cover. No rips to the pages and the binding is in excellent condition as well.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1336721
SASANIAN EMPIRE. Hormozd II.  303-309 AD.  AR Drachm (3.879 gm; 26 mm). Bust right, wearing eagle crown with korymbos / Fire altar with ribbon and bust left in flames; flanked by two attendants, the left wearing winged crown with korymbos, the other wearing mural crown. Beautiful iridescent toning. Rare variety with two large dots on reverse on lower part of fire alter. SNS type Ia/3a; Göbl type I/1a var.; Paruck -; Saeedi -; Sunrise 815. Lovely style. Well struck on a nice full broad flan. C...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1940 item #1347956
Offered is a U.S. OREGON TRAIL MEMORIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR, 1938, (12.52 gm, 30mm), in CHOICE UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre AD 1000 item #1340202
THESSALY. Thessalian League. Ca. 2nd-1st centuries BC. Silver Drachm (6.15 gm; 20 mm). Lovely style, well struck from a high relief dies on excellent metal. Choice superb, extremely fine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1920 item #1347952
Offered is a U.S. NORSE AMERICAN CENTENNIAL, SILVER HALF DOLLAR COMMEMORATIVE THICK coin, 1825-1925, (18.30 gm, 30mm), in choice UNC condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Pre 1950 item #1337683
PONTOS, Amisos. Late 5th-4th century BC. AR Siglos (5.71 gm; 19mm). Aphro-, magistrate. Draped bust of Hera left, wearing ornamented stephane / Owl standing facing with spread wings; AΦ-PO across field. SNG BM Black Sea 1059-61; SNG Copenhagen 122. Nicely struck on a compact flan. Reverse a bit off-center. Small die break on obverse at 8. Well struck on excellent metal. Choice Superb EF. Lightly toned.
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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1349456
Corinth, 350-300 BC, Silver Stater, (8.48 gm, 21X19 mm), choice good very fine with a nice tone cabinet toning.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1990 item #1349947 (stock #SHK19861118)
L'Asie Exotique
$480.00
The T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics and Jade Carvings: Part 1 Sotheby’s Hong Kong Tuesday 18th November 1986 The T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics and Jade Carvings: Part 1 Sale Code: TYCHAO Hardcover with dust jacket and price list print out: 194 lots, the majority of the lots are pictured in colour and a few in black and white. Size: 10-7/8” x 8-5/8”. Condition: Used - minor cover wear, a few...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1345008
A very pretty 4.44ct natural black pearl, baroque shape but perfect for a designer pendant, GIA tested under their QA scheme as natural
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1398909 (stock #G204)
A very good quality nice example of prehistoric fossil of fossilized fish Vinctifer comptoni Santana Formation of Ceara, Brazil, South America. From the Early Cretaceous period. AROUND 100 million years old

CONDITION: Beautiful conservation of this fossil fish on nodule. The fossil is authentic and has not been restored.

Please notice that the pictures in the listing are part of the description of the condition of the object.

REFERENCES:

A very similar fossil f...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Medals : Pre 1930 item #1314777
A solid 15k gold medal presented by the Nottingham City Golf Club to the Division I winner, F.G. Adams Sept. 1926... Marked 15 625 with the letter B along with the W.J.D mark for William James Dingley.Weight 7.5grams ~7/8" round
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 : Ancient : Pre AD 1000 item #1340051 (stock #ECC.silkroad)
Venus Galleries
$475.00
The Silk Road is not a single road, but rather a network of routes extending from the Far East to Europe, including such storied cities as Alexandria, Tyre, Samarkand, Herat, and Xanadu. One cannot overstate the impact of the Silk Road on the cultural exchange between East and West. Trade along these routes—essentially a highway between two of the world’s largest empires (China and Rome) running through a third (Persia)—contributed to the cultural development of China, India, Persia, Arabi...
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$465.00
Nice large Quartz Crystal sphere diameter is 6.5" and weighs 12 pounds stand included, natural inclusions.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1940 item #1197953
Rare 1931 Signed Limited Edition Book. Epic Poem on life and times of the early settlers of western Canada by Robert Watson with wood cut illustrations by Walter J. Phillips. Signed by both. Book in fine condition, slipcase shows some wear.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Wine and Related : Pre 1800 item #1237652 (stock #10486)
A Rare Stoneware Wine Flask (called a “Schraubflasche” in German), cylindrical with a pewter screw top, sloped shoulder and white glazed body with applied silvered decoration of a scrolling branch with leaves and berries. Silvered underglazed mark on base.

Probably German, 18th Century (chip to base)

Height: 5.25"
Diameter: 3"