Antique late 19th century beautifully executed with fine detail bronze sculpture of Napoleon Bonaparte, in a standing pose with crossed arms, wearing his uniform of Colonel of Chasseurs Cheval de la Garde Imperial, with the Legion of Honour Order. Mounted on its original round marble pedestal
MEASUREMENTS: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 in). Tall inclusive.
CONDITION: Nice dark brown patina, and good signs of age and usage.
Due to the fact that the market is flooded by reproductions of Napol...
A fine antique 18th century Chinese export FAMILLE ROSE 'MANDARIN PATTERN' Punch Bowl Qing Dynasty Qianlong Period (1736-1795).
The exterior is finely hand painted, enameled and gilt with large and small cartouches depicting ladies and attendants at leisure in a garden surrounded by a cell pattern ground. The center of the interior is painted with a clump of flowers.
CONDITION: The bowl shows an area of restoration, has extensive cracks and a chipped rim of the base and is with repairs of ...
Authentic antique over 100 years old European sword Rapier most likely of the French origin with tapering two –stage steel blade ,the upper portion of flattened – hexagonal section engraved illegibly on the edge of ricasso with brief inscription ,with a short fuller on the respective sides flanked by two full length slender fullers.
Steel hilt comprising cup – guard pierced with a series of slots a pair of straight long quillons swelling towards the notched terminals matching ...
Antique Chinese 18th-19th century Qing dynasty bronze bell decorated with cast and chiseled in low relief a five-clawed Principal Celestial Long
Dragon chasing a flaming pearl (symbolizing the Buddhist notion of enlightenment).
DIMENSIONS: 16 cm ( 6 1/4 in) tall, 11.5 cm ( 4 1/2 in) base diameter.
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Antique late 19th – early 20th century, Oceanic Meddle Sepik, Papua-New Guinea, Iatmul People Lime Container. DETAILS: skillfully carved wooden finial in the form of the standing bird, painted in white, black and red, mounted on the hollowed out bamboo staff with cane bands.
CONDITION: no repairs or restoration, minor loss of paint, small crack and minor chips in finial, as visible in photo, beautiful age patina.
DIMENSIONS: Overall length including the bamboo pole...
Superb quality, early 18th century, Northern Indian Mughal matchlock musket -Toradar. DETAILS: steel side panels with pierced borders, long 118.8 cm (46 ¾ inches) tapered octagonal barrel, seven brass barrel bands, silver ramrod pipe complete with steel ramrod, mahogany full stock and ebonized serpentine housing, stock of typical form with slender butt of pentagonal form ended with horn buttpads, pierced steel leaf form trigger.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length: ...
Outstanding quality antique, 19th century, Islamic, Turkish Ottoman Empire, (Egypt), Cairo -Ware, Mamluk Revival, Silver and copper, inlaid brass, large hanging Mosque lamp,Qandeel.
A body of classical dome form and small conical finial surmounted by an elaborated openwork finial, the central wide band adorned with four large copper, inlaid and pierced, medallions containing a calligraphic Arabic inscription, profusely inlaid in thick silver and interrupted by four elaborated cartouches decora...
Rare Antique, 19th century, Chinese, Qing Dynasty lady informal winter overcoat-robe, “WAITAO”.
A dark blue satin Silk, finely embroidered in colored floss satin silk with butterflies flitting amidst peony, chrysanthemum, and other various flowers. The sleeves finished with cream-colored satin silk bands, embroidered with various figural scenes bordered with multicolored ribbons and light blue satin. The front - opening with four toggles and gilt – metal buttons and trimmed together wit...
Antique 18th-19th century Indonesian - Bali, Betel Nut Cutter made of hand forged steel in the form of a winged lion (/singha bersajap/) with a flaming mane and tail.
LENGTH: 21.5cm (8 .5inches).
CONDITION: In good condition with a lovely old deep patina very aged appearance and sign of usage.
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Brass Sikh Guru Indian Brass Figurine, 19th century
Authentic antique, 19th century, Persian, Islamic brass Divination bowl, also called Magic Bowl or Medicinal bowl of typical rounded form on a low circular foot, and averted rim, the center of the bowl with tapering central boss amongst Arabic calligraphy. The inner surface decorated with radiating, arcading scripts in Arabic, the outer surface decorated with eight roundels engraved to interior with Arabic inscription, the rim is engraved with further script.
Magic bowls were used in Islamic ...
Very decorative and impressive Japanese Bronze Censer bearing dark red-brown patina, comprising of distinctive pedestal base with dragon’s heads, ovoid vessel carved in relief with birds and trees, dragon-form handles and surmounted by a pierced cover with a crane, Meiji Period (1868-1912).
MEASUREMENTS: 30 inches (76 cm) tall.
CONDITION: in good condition except for damage to the base (please see the pictures) with very nice old patina.
Catalog Number: J38
Good quality, antique Japanese cloisonne enamel incense burner (koro) and cover, with gold gilt bronze mounts Attributed to Honda Yosaburo of Kyoto, Meiji period (late 19th century). The cloisonne koro of squat ovoid form, set on four gilt shaped feet, finely worked in very fine wire with multicolor enamels and speckled goldstone, with two opposing panels depicting ho-o bird and butterfly, amongst flowering vines. Pierced, dome-like cover surmounted by a kiku bud finial.
Condition: The Koro...
Antique, 18th - 19th century, Indo-Persian, combat steel Gatka shield Buckler, Dhal, of circular convex form decorated on the center by a chased in low relief, medallion within a human face, enclosed by two circular borders chiseled with animals and set with four star shaped domed bosses, affixed by four rings on the reverse for a rope, (to hold the shield) and lined with cotton fabric.
This type of small shield was used by northern Indian warriors in hand to hand combat during the 17-19th ce...
An authentic antique pre columbian Mayan green stone necklace,
late classic period (500-950 AD), composed of 31 stone beads of tubular, round, flat, and barrel-shaped forms, with a carved mask at the centre as the pendent.
MEASUREMENTS: Length: In a straight single line: 21 inches (53 ½ cm), in twofold: 11 inches (28 cm).
CONDITION: This is a museum quality ancient object in perfect condition.
REFERENCES: In references these types of stones are described as Central Amer...
Antique colonial 18th Century George III bugbear coconut powder flask carved in relief, with two oval medallions. The front medallion encloses a crown, and the back medallion encloses a heart surrounded by stiff leaves, all against hatched grounds. The remaining surfaces are carved with hatched panels and flower-heads. The flask is fitted with a silver nozzle and two brass suspension loops.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: from the top of the nozzle to the bottom of the base: 16.2 cm (12 3/8 in).
Authentic Antique Byzantine bronze pectoral Reliquary Cross, circa 9th-12th century A.D. Composed of two separately-cast halves hinged at the base and pinned to a suspension loop above.
Cast and chiseled in low relief with the Crucifixion on the obverse and the Virgin Orans on the reverse.
DIMENSIONS: Height: 5 cm (2 in). Width: 2 cm (0.787402 in).
CONDITION: In its original condition showing the age and usage. Remarks: Reliquary crosses were bought as mementos of p...
Antique late 19th century Filipino Moro Islamic Barong sword. Details: A broad leaf shaped single edged steel blade with a characteristically elaborated carved wooden hilt with brass ferrule, in its original scabbard made of two differently colored wood, with the exterior inlaid with mother of pearl.
REFERENCES: 1) “A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone 2) “Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago” Albert G. Van Zonne...