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...
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 : 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 ).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396783 (stock #1914)
An irregular Neanderthal partial biface chopper with burin. Jasper, in excellent condition with a matte ground patina. Fontmaure, France, legal surface find. Height 3 1/4". While not specifically categorized in current typology, this form of irregular chopper or burin is seen repeatedly in the output of Neanderthal from Fontmaure. Generally they consists of a burin or borer point offset to either side of the distal end, with a scraper edge on one or both sides of the burin...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396784 (stock #3194)
A group of five small Neanderthal multi-tool from Reculver cliffs, Kent, UK. All are flint, in excellent condition, legal finds from the 1970s. heights between 1 3/4" and 2 1/8". Beautiful, glossy sea patina. These smaller silver-to-black flint multi-tools have a nice, gemlike quality from being rolled around in the sea beneath the constantly eroded and collapsing cliffs at Reculver...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Prehistorical item #1396808 (stock #2953)
A group of three Neanderthal burins, all with scraper edges, from Marbach, Germany. Chert, legal surface finds, heights between 2 1/8" and 3". Excellent condition with matte ground patina. The two lithics pictured to the left and center have offset burins with accompanying convergent scraper edges. The lithic to the right has an unusual, semi-corkscrew twist to the scraper. Date to 80,000-50,000 BCE.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1397731
A hard bound printed catalogue with no date, featuring the works of James and Charles Whitehead ( Hanley, Staffordshire)with an introduction by Reginald Hagger. There are 25 pages of text in English, German, Dutch and French, 29 engraved plates of table wares,along with four engraved supplemental plates depicting tea and coffee ware shapes. The cover shows slight smudging and there is a tiny nick otherwise the pages are like new.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1398533 (stock #3331)
CATALOGS SOLD INDIVIDUALLY for $10.00 plus shipping, your choice of current cost of USPS Book Rate or Priority Envelope. Various Antiquities Auction Catalogs dating from 1976 to Present. Christie's New York 1989 - Present, Sotheby's New York 1976 - Present, Arte Primitivo 2001 Present, Bonhams, Bonhams & Brooks, Bonhams & Butterfield, Art of the Ancient Years, Minerva & Art of the Ancient World (various years.) Most catalogs from United States, but a few from London & Paris...
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...

All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399445
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over .75" thick and 2.5" display area on top. 2 tiny flea bites to top edging and one to back . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399446
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over 1.1" thick and 2.25" display area on top. Tiny flea bite to back . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bite.These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Mineral Specimens : Contemporary item #1399447
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$125.00
Octagonal beveled Quartz art base stand . Unique stand with double bevel edge a little over 3.5" diameter over 1" thick and 2.25" display area on top. 1 tiny flea bites to top edging . only quartz base is included in this listing. selling asis with very slight flea bites .These may be smelted quartz crystal with hand cutting.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Fossils : Prehistorical item #1399449 (stock #G209)
Authentic Fossil of European Woolly Mammoth (Mammuthus Primigenius) tooth (molar). Last Ice Age period. PLEISTOCENE: 150,000 - 20,000 years ago

This is a rare example of top-grade specimen with superb large plate structures and roots.

Teeth from the true European (not Siberian) Woolly mammoth deposits rarely survive with roots structures like this and ever found in this condition. There are more mastodon fossils found in Florida than European Woolly Mammoth fossils...

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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 : 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 : 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 : Books : References : Antiques : Contemporary item #1399753 (stock #3336)
Sotheby's Hong Kong Lost Treasures Catalog Box Set 2007. Used but in very good condition. Special auction concerning famous objects and remains forbidden city. Title: Lost Treasures: Yuanmingyuan the Garden of Absolute Clarity Imperial Peking the Last Days 2 Volume set in slipcase by Sotheby's. Hardcover. 2 volumes in Slipcase. In very good condition. little wear and tear on the slipcase, else Very Good. Dimensions slipcase; 11 1/4" 8 3/4" x 1 3/4"...
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Geological : Geological item #1402181 (stock #05162)
t a t a m i
$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...
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"
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"
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 : Geological : Prehistorical item #1404272 (stock #6073)
Neolithic adz/celt circa 5000 to 2000 BCE, from old Danish collection. L: 13cm/5.1in and W: 7.2cm2.9in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Paper : Pre 1950 item #1404413 (stock #Af138)
This old tourist travel booklet describes the many places to visit in Mozambique while it was a colony under Portuguese rule. 46 pages ...size 5.5 x 8.75 inches .... There are about 40 black and white photos including one 22 inch long foldout of the capital city of Lourenco Marques. 3 color photos...lions, zebras, and elephants. This booklet is a treasure chest of information for anyone interested in African History
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Geological item #1404479 (stock #6092)
Lovely two handled pottery jar from the Northern China circa (2200 BCE – 1600 BCE) in near perfect condition with just a couple of minor chips on one handle. H: 12.9cm/5.1in and W: 11.8cm/4.7in.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404712 (stock #05169)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 01

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Geological : Geological item #1404716 (stock #05170)
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$300.00


GLENDONITE 02

Unique formed glendonite as a pseudomorph of calcite (ikaite) from Hokkaido, Japan, called 'Gennoishi' (lit. 'Hammer stone'). approx. H 12cm (4.72in), 17 x 14cm (6.69 x 5.51in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 2000 item #1404752
An oversized softcover published in 1993 by Benedikt Taschen and printed in Germany. Most of the 91 plates are in color. A chronology is listed in the back. The cover shows light wear. 96pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1980 item #1404758
A soft cover catalog which show some wear at the spine. There were 217 lots in the auction including Medieval Works of Art, Renaissance Bronzes, Italian Maiolica, Ivories and Wood Carvings along with Renaissance Jewellery from the collection of the late Arturo Lopez-Wilshaw. No final tally sheet.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Fine Art : Pre 1970 item #1404763
A small illustrated softcover published in 1967 by Walker & Company, New York. The cover shows light wear with faint spotting. 63 pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #1404785
An auction catalog from Sotheby's, New York. The cover shows some wear and smudging on the back and bottom spine, and there is a pencil mark and imprint of a gallery name on the title page. The lots (360) are featured in B+W. Estimates are noted.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Photographs : Pre 1940 item #1405061 (stock #08100)
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$200.00


ONE PHOTO BOOK

Pre-war Showa period, early 20th century, Japan

Someone's old private photo album with 32 pieces of black-and-white photographs of Japanese women in kimono, children, and landscape (such as night views, temple, boats, forest road, station, waterfall, waterside sceneries, etc) taken by unknown skillful photographer with such good sense of composition like a professional, as more like an art photobook by the aesthetic inspiration.

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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1405112 (stock #6136)
Two pieces of Lao Canoe money AKA Thai boat money. Kingdom of Lan Xang circa 18CE made of mostly copper. L: 7.9cm and 5.4cm respectively. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1405114 (stock #6138)
Six bronze rings from China circa pre Han Dynasty 200BCE. These appear to be excavated and were most likely trade items or primitive currency used by a non Chinese ethnic group like the Xiongnu or Ordos. D: 5.8cm to 6.5 cm weighing between 49 grams and 55 grams and seem to have a high copper content.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Manuscripts : Pre 1920 item #1405237 (stock #08102)
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$200.00


NOTEBOOK OF MEDICAL STUDENT

Anonymous handmade notebook of medical student of Tokyo University, Meiji period (1868-1912), Japan. Detailed notes and illustrations taken on lecture by Japanese ink through 41 pages (plus 7 blank pages). approx. 12 x 16.3cm (4.72 x 6.41in)


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All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1970 item #1405700
"Birds in Paradise" is the catalogue printed for the special exhibition of the same name at Van Cleef's L'Ecole, School of Jewelry Arts in 2019. The exhibition focused on jewelry inspired by birds and was drawn from two private collections and Van Cleef's heritage collection. The catalogue is printed entirely in color and features illustrations of about 100 jewels, as well as drawings and other source material for their design. It's completed with a series of scholarly essays. The catalogue was ...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1980 item #1405903
A stated first edition published in 1972. The jacket shows some wear, the book is fine.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : Fiction : Pre 1920 item #1406372
A stated first edition, first impression dated October 12, 1901. The green pictoral cloth cover is stained both on the front and back. There is also a water stain that runs along the upper page edge throughout the book (see title page). The pages are uncut and the book is illustated.Published by Scribner & Sons., NY.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Ephemera : Maps : Pre 1700 item #1407634
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$195.00
Rare antique Map of Alderney c1691 by Robert Morden with watercolor . Small scale map in nice condition framed and matted c19303s. Overall 9.75 by 6.5" map 5.25" by 3"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 2000 item #1407708
Published by the John Carter Brown Library in 1996,this book is one of 1500 copies. Rare manuscripts and books are illustrated. There is a black line along the bottom textblock; the cover is fine. No dustjacket. 147pp.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408057 (stock #6172)
Small coin from Samarkand circa 4th-5th CE, obol. Obv bearded and rev archer. Quirky little coin from a far away time and place. D: 7mm Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408130 (stock #6173)
Macedonia- silver drachm. Nike standing on the prow of a galley and Posidon brandishing a trident..306-328 BCE. D: 14mm
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1408194 (stock #2349)
This is an ART INTERNATIONAL Magazine IX / 1 from 1965. It has 53 pages and it is black and white. It has articles in English, French, Italian, and German. It measures about 9 1/2" X 13 1/2" ( 24.2 cm X 34.4 cm ).
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1408469 (stock #6180)
Large bronze coin from the last Scythian King in Ghadhara, Azes II, 15-12 BCE. There is a Buddhist lion one side and Hindu “Brahma” bull on the other. bD: 24mm. Free shipping Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1408530 (stock #6185)
Good silver Parthian drachma, 147-191 CE with Very legible bust of bearded man wearing a tiara and reverse standing archer. D:17mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1837 VR item #1408883 (stock #6199)
Collection of 10 Nordom I Cambodia 1835-1904 CE billon uniface coins with Hamsa bird. D: 11mm to 13mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1409612 (stock #6210)
Huge Pyu silver coin from Sri Ksetra, circa 6th/7th CE. There is some pitting on “bhadrapitha” side. Will clean up! D: 3.4cm/1.3in, approximately 11 grams. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1800 item #1410349 (stock #6213)
Lovely Nepalese silver “mohar” from the reign of Jaya Vira Mahindra, Malla 1715. D: 24mm. Free shipping.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Asian : Pre 1910 item #1410422 (stock #6216)
Good silver coin from Xinjiang, Kashgar mint, 3 miscal denomination- Guangxu reign 1902. approximately 10 grams, diameter 26mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1410675 (stock #6220)
Silver coin from the reign of Emperor Trajan, 101-102 CE. Obv: Imperial Caeser wearing a laurel wreath, Rev: Mars advancing holding a spear and trophy. D: 17mm. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410806
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

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

Weight: 6.76 grams.

Condition: Good VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Hoard bought at Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410808
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Superb Greek coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

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

Weight: 6.71 grams.

Condition: Nice VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1410809
ISLANDS off CARIA, Rhodos. Rhodes. Circa 305-275 BC. AR Didrachm.

Nice Greek silver coin with a classical portrait of Helios in the best style.

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

Weight: 6.72 grams.

Condition: VF, lightly toned.

Ex. Roma Numismatics 2016