Antique Chinese Liao Dynasty (907-1125 AD) proto-porcelain celadon tripod censer potted of globular form supported on three cabriole legs and set at each side with a mask flanked by a pair of square tab handles rising above a lion-mask, the pierced top surmounted by crested lizard.
CONDITION: there are no cracks or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12.7cm (5 in). Width: 15cm (6 in).
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Antique Chinese Liao Dynasty (907-1125 AD) proto-porcelain celadon Yue ware tripod censer potted of globular form supported on three cabriole legs and set at each side with a mask flanked by a pair of square tab handles rising above a lion-mask, the pierced top surmounted by crested lizard.
The characteristic feature:
The censer is Yue ware, celadon proto porcelain; Yue yao was made only from Eastern Han Dynasty in to Song Dynasty Period and not continue to be made leather.
Authentic, antique, 17th century, English Cromwellian, Lobster - tail helmet of the famous Harquebusier parliamentarian Cavalry from the English Civil War period 1642-1651. Details: The scull is made of two pieces joined medially along a low comb, a broad pivoted peak supporting a two - bar face-defense (the central bar missing). The neck guard is riveted to the scull and is made from a single piece of metal embossed to simulate three lines with round headed lining – rivets with remains of...
Antique Pre-Columbian Mayan circa 200 AD to 600 AD reddish terracotta head wearing a headband and adorned with ear spools.
CONDITION: showing its age and usage with patina and earthen deposits. Chipped nose and crack in the headband.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 9 cm (3 1/2 in).
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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 square marble pedestal.
MEASUREMENTS: 25.5 cm (10 in). Tall inclusive.
CONDITION: Nice dark brown patina, and good signs of age and usage.
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Zushi or Japanese traveling shrine made of lacquered wood, Meiji period (1868 - 1912), the interior decorated in gold with carved and nicely painted Buddhist figure inside. The gold gilded copper hinges and fittings are engraved with extreme details.
MEASUREMENTS: Height 8 inches (20 cm).
CONDITION: The gilding appears to be intact except for wear on doors and around hinges, some of the red paint on the outside of the shrine, at the base has peeled.
Catalog Number: J17...
Rare, Antique late 19th century, unusual Islamic dagger of the lords of the desert, known as Tuareg, Telek or Gozma.
Details: Tapered double edged blade, with bone inlaid beveled hardwood grip, fitted with elaborate profiled brass mounts.
In its original, leather covered, metal scabbard with brass chape and locket engraved in geometrical pattern.
CONDITION: Showing signs of usage and wear, leather casing of the metal scabbard chipped.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length of the da...
Authentic Antique Chinese, late Qing Dynasty, hand-blown opaque white Peking Glass- Beijing Glass vase of baluster form with a trumpet neck and scalloped rim. Comes with a black lacquered wood stand
CONDITION: In good condition; there are no cracks chips or repairs.
MEASUREMENTS: 25 cm (9.84 Inches) tall with wooden stand and 21.5 cm (8.46 inches) tall without stand
Diameter: 10 cm (3.94 inches).
WEIGHT; without stand: 363Grams.
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Ancient Sumerian cream stone cylinder seal Jemdet Nasr Uruk period (3200-2900 BC) Early Dynastic Period.
CONDITION: chipped on the side.
MEASUREMENTS: Diameter: 12 mm x 7 mm.
Cylinder Seals: a recessed inscription was carved onto the cylinder, which produced a raised impression when rolled on a clay tablet or envelope, these types of cylinder seals were frequently used to protect vessels, clay envelopes and storeroom door latches from tampering, the also served as a guaran...
This is a fragment of a larger 18th century European religious painting. The painting is very well painted in oil on wood with a gesso layer and depicts the thorn crowned head of Christ.
MEASUREMENTS: 19 cm x11 cm (7 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in).
CONDITION: The wood and the painting have been professionally conserved to protect from further deterioration.
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Antique,17th-18th century, Islamic Turkish Ottoman War-hammer head, made of solid bronze with faceted hammer-face, and faced stem, and a pair of short triangular langets and down-curved faced, beak-shaped rear-fluke. The hammer is decorated with incised geometrical pattern and inscribed on the three sides of the head in Arabic alphabet.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length of the head: 13.5 cm (5.32 inches).
CONDITION: In its original condition showing the age and usage, with a nice dark patin...
Extremely rare antique Islamic Arab sword Kattara. Another similar Kattara sword is in the collection of the Furusiyya Art Foundation, this collection possesses very important Islamic Arms and Armour material, as described in the book-catalogue by the foundation, such important items are not to be found in other collections or museums. The title of this splendid book - catalog is, The Arts of the Muslim Knight – The Furusiyya Art Foundation Collection Concept and direction by Bashir Mohamed Pr...
Antique 18th Century Russian Hussar Sword With 17th century Crimean Tatar Czeczuga Ordynka Blade
Extremely Rare Antique, from the second half of the 18th century, Imperial Russian hussar officers’ sword (period of Empress Catherine II of Russia) with a 17th century Crimean Tatar “Czeczuga”, “Ordynka” sabre blade.
DETAILS: A gold gild brass stirrup hilt of typical Russian hussar form with a solid knuckle bow with a pair of langets, downbend rear quillon, and a fluted back-stra...
Authentic, Ancient Chinese bronze sword "Jian" Warring States Period (475 B.C. -221 B.C.), long tapering double edged blade with a median ridge, has beveled edges, rhombus thin cross-guard, slightly tapered tubular hilt leading to the disc-shaped pommel.
CONDITION: The bronze has a silver-grey patina and extensive malachite green encrustation, grip cracked and repaired by epoxy for the metal.
Overall length: 44.7cm (17.6 inches).
Length of the blade: 35 cm (13.78 inches)...
A splashed glazed Islamic ceramic bowl, Raqqa-Syria 13th century AD. Condition; no cracks or repairs, except for a chip on the rim. Diameter: 6 7/8 inches (17,5 cm). Height: 2 3/8 inches (6 cm).
Antique 18th century George III English sterling Silver gilt Apostle Spoon, by William Collings, London 1774.ovoid bowl with tapering faceted stem, and topped by a figural apostle terminal.
Hallmarks: Marked with maker's mark in a rectangle punch WC for William Collings, London assay office. Lion passant, leopard’s head and date letter what correspond to 1774.
LENGTH: 18.1 cm (7 1/8 in)
WEIGHT in, approx: 51 grams. 1.3/4 troy oz.
CONDITION: In excellent condition co...
Antique Pre columbian ceramic spindle whorl bead Maya 100-900 AD
Antique Pre –Columbian Maya, ca.100-900 A.D. ceramic spindle whorl or bead decorated around with incised pattern.
DIAMETER: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in)
CONDITION: Some chips on the rim, otherwise in good condition showing its age and usage, with dark patina.
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Authentic antique Fine Baroque 17th Century Italian School Oil on
Canvas of "Mary Magdalene". The painting depicts the penitent Mary
Magdalene in her grotto with her face rendered with spiritual ecstasy
and long red gold hair, in a sumptuous dress falling from Mary’s arms
as she holds within her hands a skull, and a domed ointment jar which
she used to anoint the feet of Jesus.
CONDITION: Minor paint loss,
some crazing throughout, overall in very good condition. The painting