A superb quality, Ancient Luristan Bronze Horsebit, circa 10th-7th century B.C. consists of a pair of large cheekpieces (psalia) on either side. Each cheek-piece finely modeled and cast, by a lost-wax process, in the form of a striding horned mouflon on a groundline, with a head and neck of the feline appearing at the back of the mouflon. two rings on the back of each for attachment, a large circular perforation at the center for the thick bit, round in section with coiled ends.
Authentic antique Pre-Columbian Mezcala, late Preclassic ca 300-100 BC pendant carved of speckled green stone in the form of a human head with high forehead drilled at the temples for suspension.
Dimensions: Approximately: 4.8 cm x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 in x 1 1/4 in).
Weight: 49 grams – 1 3/4 oz.
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Antique 17th century German Nürnberg - Nuremberg pewter relief plate
KAISERTELLER circa 1630 of Ferdinand II (9 July 1578 – 15 February
1637). At the centre is a medallion depicting the Holy Roman Emperor
Ferdinand II Habsburg on horseback with a legend: FERDINAND: II.
DG.RO: IM: S: A:
At the rim are eleven numbered oval cartouches bordered by mannerist
strap work and interspersed with grotesque masks, each containing a
mounted equestrian figure of the Emperor from the House of Hapsb...
18th century hand-painted and hand-thrown plate with a Chinese scene of a village on the water with pagodas, bridge which crosses a river, people, trees and a mountain painted in underglaze blue on porcelain.
CONDITION: The condition is good for such an old piece. Small rim chips (as shown in the picture).
MEASUREMENTS: 8 5/8 " in diameter (21.9 cm).
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Authentic ancient Egyptian green turquoise glazed faience composition amulet, depicting the god Bes. The dwarf god wearing a feather plumed crown, standing on a slender rectangular base, with horizontal suspension hole in the headdress.
Late period 26th-30th Dynasty circa 664-332 BC.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in).
CONDITION: in original condition showing its age. No repairs or restorations.
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Authentic rare ancient Chinese, Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), silver – inlaid, thinly cast bronze, circular hand mirror. The front of the mirror is decorated with silver inlaid with three lotus leaf motifs near the outer rim; the inner site has remains of the silver plating.
CONDITION: In good condition considering its age, with beautiful green patina showing its age and usage. The mirror originally had a handle which at some point was broken off. Ancient Chinese Bronze mirrors with...
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 ...
Antique 19th century all steel Turkish Ottoman dagger Khanjar Islamic Jambiya of typical Ottoman form.
A curved double-edged sturdy steel blade, and steel hilt richly damascened with silver koftgari foliage and scrolls.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length: 27 cm (10 3/4 in).
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage in very good condition considering its age, with minor wear.
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: ...
Antique 19th century Russian Cossack's / Caucasian sword Kindjal.
DETAILS: A broad tapering double-edged blade of a classical form with off centered fullers. A hilt fitted with a pair of shaped grip-scales retained by two domed brass fittings.
In its original, unusual wooden scabbard covered with brown leather beautifully tooled with off centered fullers, matching the fullers on the blade, enclosed by a tooled design imitating Damascus steel (flowing water design).
MEASUREMENTS: Overall len...
Authentic antique Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, 800-1520 A.D., Atlantic sculptured figure carved in gray volcanic stone - Basalt, depicting a meditating seated nude male Shaman - Sukia with arms crossed on slender legs and hands cupping the knees.
The top of his head carved with chevron pattern.
This item comes from an old Canadian collection of Pre – Columbian Art from various cultures.
CONDITION: In good condition showing its age and usage, with dark patina. ...
Folk Art Duck Decoy hand carved from wood with yellow eye created from a thumb tack, 19th century. The bird is painted black with white highlights and a grey beak. It has a leather strap on the base for pulling the decoy in the water.
CONDITION: signs of wear on leather and on the base. The yellow thumb tack is probably a later replacement.
MEASUREMENTS: Total length: 16 inches.
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Rare authentic antique, half of the 17th-century, Russian enameled bronze, priming flask for a flintlock or wheel lock gun. The shape and the form of decoration are very distinctive for the 17th century work of the Kremlin armory.
Those types of bronze priming flasks were cast in two pieces then joined together on the edges. This particular piece was excavated in the 19th century, on the former territory of eastern Poland, in broken condition. The broken part has been removed and the ...
Antique Chinese Qing Dynasty Yixing ceramic teapot and cover extremely well made in unusual rare form with lobed body and square handle .The bottom of the teapot and the lid are signed with the seal mark.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 9cm (3 1/1 in), width (handle to spout): 14cm (5 1/2 in)
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Antique 18th-19th century Turkish Ottoman Islamic Kutahya polychrome pottery dish of shallow form underglazed painted in green, blue, brown, orange, scrolling floral motifs.
Diameter: 21 cm (8 1/4 in).
CONDITION: In good condition consistent with age with signs of usage, some minor flakes in the glaze on the rim of the dish. No cracks or repairs. The iron mounts are a later addition.
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Ancient pre-Columbian, ceramic vessel from Veracruz culture, late classic period (550-950 AD).
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13.3cm (5 ¼ inches). Width: 9.5 cm (3 ¾ inches)
CONDITION: in good condition with nice showing age and usage patina.
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Jewish Hanukkah Menorah Porcelain sculpture by Bailey Stern Leslie
A porcelain Art sculpture covered in a rich off – white glaze in the form of A Hanukkah Menorah, by Bailey Stern Leslie, the best known of the five of Toronto’s Canadian Five Potters. A beautifully potted round Hanukkah with nine wick-oil containers, or candle holders in the form of pots, mounted on a border. A center with a sculptured figure of two Eastern European Hasidic Jews, a young boy with a yarmulke on his head, an...
An authentic antique museum quality late 18th century hand painted miniature on an ivory panel and mounted in a gold gilded bronze frame. The miniature is an actual portrait of an aristocrat woman sitting in a rococo style chair wearing a classical dress of the typical late 18th century period time fashion in royal blue and white colors while holding a book. An extremely fine and realistically painted hand, face with beautiful eyes, lips, hair, with a pearl necklace around her neck, and with d...