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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1004378 (stock #1653)
Magnificent Luristan Bronze Sword, ca. 900 - 800 BCE. Found in the Holy Land, beautiful patina due to age, intact and in excellent condition. Bronze is 14 1/2" long x 1 1/2" wide. On custom stand dimensions are 9 1/4" high x 14 1/2" wide x 2" deep. Typical categories of canonical Luristan bronze artifacts in­clude cast animal finials, standards with masters of animals, horse cheekpieces, and harness attachments in the form of naturalistic or fantastic creatures, figured and disc pins, whetstone...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1900 item #1386721 (stock #5A144A)
English Georgian Mahogany and inlaid Marquetry work with satinwood and Scalloped gallery top Tray on very elegant custom made Mahogany carved Bamboo style stand with cross stretcher, 19th century, 21" high, 25" x 17 1/2" wide, resting on top of the flat top custom made stand. The entire tray top is inlaid Marquetry design of sprigs of floral and leaves, and center with oval shape Medallion Marquetry work. The Marquetry tray with original brass handles on both side can be removed and use as a s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1492 item #985904 (stock #lot714)
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Done by top-quality marble stone, a great Buddha’s head was well carved.
A typical piece of the early to mid-Tang periods, the marble head was well carved by the hands of the excellent craftsman.
The religious piece was well depicted in details: on top, the spiral ushnisa and the features of the face –the full cheek, almond eyelids and well-defined lips, all were meticulously rendered by affluent and sleek carving skills.

Due to natural cause or some...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1372695
Graceful bronze Uma figure. In fair condition. Cambodia, 13th. century. Height 12.5 cm. With stand 15.5 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344489 (stock #SK990)
Galerie Hafner
$1,800.00
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A beautiful bronze standard finial of the "Master of Animals" type. A tube in anthropomorphic form, worked on both sides identically, showing a human with a long nose and jutting ears, grasping the necks of two animals. Western Iran, Luristan culture, c. 9th-7th century B.C. Provenance: Private Collection, Switzerland. Condition: fine, with nice patina. Dimension: height: 15.2 cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1199423 (stock #2020)
Victorian Cast Iron Articulated Lion Head from England, Circa 1850 C.E. with remains of pigment and wonderful patina. Curly mane and long fangs. Hinged at the jars for articulation and on custom stand. Mask is 13" high. In excellent condition.Ex: Windsor Antiques, New York. According to Maya Muratov of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, articulation can be traced back to the ancient Greeks. Among the numerous types of Greek terracotta figurines, one group stands out. These are figurines with jointe...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1960 item #1389776 (stock #AF226)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A huge Bwoom Helmet mask from the Bushoong Kuba people of the D.R. Congo. According to legend, Bwoom was sent to Earth by his father (the great God Woot), to establish the Kuba kingdom. This enormous example is 17” high, 12” wide and is masterfully carved. The face is decorated with inlaid beads and has a finely polished patina. An impressive example with great presence. Comes with custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1375772
Priceless Past
$2,995.00
This is a copper alloy sword from the Warring States period in ancient China. This particular piece is in excellent condition with no signs of repair or restoration. It has a beautiful patina indicative of a high-tin content. This piece is being offered as part of a group of artifacts from the same time and location. On of those objects is a medium-sized bronze bowl with Tao-tieh handles and the other is an unusual, large, bronze ear cup. All items have been thoroughly examined and are guarantee...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1004374 (stock #1652)
Set of Five Roman Bronze Medical Instruments, ca 37 BCE - 324 CE. Found in the Holy Land, each with beautiful patina due to age. All intact and in excellent condition. Largest is 7" with shortest at 5 3/4". On custom lucite stand. Medicine in ancient Rome combined various techniques using different tools, methodology, and ingredients. Roman medicine was highly influenced by Greek medicine. Greek physicians including Dioscorides and Galen practiced medicine and recorded their discoveries in the R...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1950 item #1388549 (stock #HP/Ma787)
Himalaya Primitive
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Minimal design, black shiny patina on the face whereas back side shows a black encrusted patina with white deposits. Hard wood , H 26 cm wide 18 cm. Obvious signs of age at least from mid to eraly 20th A custom iron stand can be offered More information on request Please double click on pictures to get the highest enlargements
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1960 item #1388144 (stock #HP/GH783)
Himalaya Primitive
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A very rare anthropomorphic chain model ghurra showing a seated ancestor which seems to be in meditation position, (note a local repair at the arm which has been re-fixed). Superb encrusted hard patina. The carving is monoxyl (no joins) and shows various mythic animals , elephant, deer, cow n dog and peacock. Total height is 33 cm, and 6 x 6 cm. The ancestor is 9 cm its face is 3 cm Presented on a custom iron stand More information on request Please double click on pictures to get the hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1837 VR item #646667 (stock #1-0408)
Unusual mask with flat top, small forehead, relief pierced through eyes, protruding nose, open mouth showing pierced through teeth, short rounded chin. Wood, dark patina. Remnants of thin superimposed layers of polychrome pigments. Himalayan Region, early 19th century, probably earlier. Height: 10 1/4" (26 cm). The mask is nicely mounted on a custom metal stand which enhances its strange beauty. Old accident at base of chin, some erosion and flaking, otherwise very good condition. Note: this pie...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1413810 (stock #EH50009)
L'Asie Exotique
$1,200.00
Antique Chinese burl wood snuff bottle with a large three legged toad on the front in high relief, overall oval shape with oval foot rim and countersunk flat base, adequately hollowed, small round neck, jade stopper, stained and carved organic material spoon, custom wood support stand and fitted storage box. Excellent condition. Bottle: 2-3/4 in. high x 1-7/8 in. wide x 1-1/4 in. deep. Bottle and stand 3-1/2 in. high x 2 in. wide x 1-1/2 in. deep. 1.4 oz. (41g.)19th century. Provenance: Con...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1387515 (stock #E823)
Antique 18th Century Polish Saxon Swiss Guards Sword of Augustus the Strong King Of Poland Very Rare Authentic Antique, 18th century, circa 1730 A.D. Polish – Saxon Gala sword of the Hundred Life Swiss Guards of Augustus II the Strong, king of Poland, and electors of Saxony. An extremely rare antique, as only 120 of these swords were made and very few survived to the present date, they are primarily in museums. A slightly curved sturdy blade, cut on each face with full-length, slender fulle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1369884 (stock #2901/2411)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
$4,250.00
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A Chinese jade libation cup of pale green hue with a flash of russet, carved in the shape of a peach and standing on a five petal support. The outside has scrolling foliage and the handle is formed as a flower spray with a flat reticulated top surface. An excellent example of 16/17 century lapidary art and in excellent condition. It comes with its own custom made wooden stand. size: 10 cm long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1837 VR item #1361532 (stock #2889/2831)
Nirvana Oriental Antiques
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A Chinese jade vase, carved in the form of a tall thin finger citron. The stone is of very pale hue close to the colour of the pictures, the body is thinly rendered and the exterior well detailed. It comes with its own custom made wood stand. Age: 18/19 C. size: 10 cm high. condition: very good, no breaks , no restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #625103 (stock #m1034)
This banneret weather vane, found in upstate New York, is constructed of sheet and wrought iron, and has an incredible presence and visual impact. Featuring a flag with a central cut-out, scrollwork on either side of the flag, and an ornate three dimensional flower blossom at the end, it exemplifies the whimsy that one looks for in great items of folk art. The vane has a wonderful weathered and rough brown surface, and is in overall excellent condition. It is 37 inches long, 15 inches tall ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1086296 (stock #571326)
Magnificent and rare AVA 3-Seasons Bronze Buddha subduing Mara with serene and calm expression, downcast eyes. Has an exceptional aura and superb red/gold patina. Good condition, size: H. 78 cm x W. 47 cm. x D. 36 cm.