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Post Modern Spiral Lucite Cane or Walking Stick
Located in San Diego, CA
Post modern spiral lucite cane or walking stick, circa 1980s. The total length of the cane is 32.5" and it has 1" diameter. Cane is in very good vintage condition. Note: the cane is ...
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Late 20th Century American Post-Modern Antiquities

Materials

Lucite

Kuba People, DRC, Leather Whip with Turned Handle
Located in Leuven , BE
Beautifully hand-crafted leather whip with turned handle.
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20th Century Congolese Antiquities

Materials

Glass

Beaded Ceremonial Trophy Head
Located in Leuven , BE
Wood, cloth, glass trade beads. 15 cm high. Worn by chiefs and other notables on ceremonial occasions, these beaded heads were highly symbolic power accoutrements and probably repres...
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20th Century Cameroonian Antiquities

Materials

Glass

Phoenician Stone Scarab, Early 1st Mill BC
Located in Pully, CH
Inscribed Scarab. Phoenician, early 1st mill. BC (8th – 7th century BC). Stone. The scarab, with its elliptical base, is drilled longitudinally with a perforation which allowed the f...
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15th Century and Earlier Lebanese Folk Art Antique Antiquities

Materials

Stone

Large French Hand Hammered Copper Pitcher 23"H
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Very nice early 20th century French hand hammered copper pitcher with hammed scrolled iron handle. Great condition, bright and classy. Period: Early 20th century Origin: France ...
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Early 20th Century French Antiquities

Materials

Copper

Chippewa Quilled Birch Bark Basket
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Chippewa quilled birch bark box with natural quills, star design on lid. Birch bark, quills and sweetgrass. Period: circa 1900 Origin: Chippewa/Minnesota Size: 4" x 2 3/4" H.  
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Early 20th Century American Native American Antiquities

Materials

Other

Antique Franz Bergman Austrian Vienna Bronze Cold Paint Cat and Dog Bar Scene
Located in San Diego, CA
Very tough to find Vienna bronze sculpture by Franz Bergman. The sculpture is of cats and dogs sitting at a table. The dogs are playing musical instruments and the cars are drinking ...
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Early 20th Century Austrian Antiquities

Materials

Bronze

Unusually Large Antique Industrial Copper Pot / Mlonumental Vessel
Located in Stamford, CT
Unusually large antique copper Industrial pot / vessel. The exact end use of this piece is a mystery. Probably used to pour seeds or other small solid items. Great shape. Natural unt...
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1880s American Industrial Antique Antiquities

Materials

Copper

18th Century Italian Rococo Mecca Hand Carved Tassels 'Group of 5'
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian hand carved mecca tassels. The tassels originally came from an Italian church in Tuscany and were used during feast days. These tassels were commonly used to ado...
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18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Antiquities

Materials

Metal, Silver Leaf

Santa Cruz People, Solomon Islands, Teveau Feather Currency
Located in Leuven , BE
Feather money was used on the Santa Cruz archipelago, a remote group forming part of the Solomon Islands for a very long time. The feather money consisted of a 9-meter strip of plant...
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20th Century Solomon Islands Antiquities

Materials

Organic Material

Two 19th Century, Carved and Painted Religious Figures, "The Two Thieves"
Located in Van Nuys, CA
Two carved wooden figures on wooden crosses, from the Crucifixion of Christ story. They represent "the good and the bad thieves" who were to the right and left of Christ in the New T...
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Late 19th Century Mexican Spanish Colonial Antique Antiquities

Materials

Wood

Pre-Columbian Chimu Multicolor Banner with Geometric Designs
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Beautiful and Impressive Fragment of a Multicolor Banner with Ocher, Red and Purple with Geometric Designs with Birds and Mythic Creatures in Horizontal Bands. This piece is accomp...
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15th Century and Earlier Pre-Columbian Antique Antiquities

Woman's Footwear with Bandaged Feet, China, circa 1900
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Woman's shoe with bandaged feet, in embroidered satin. The custom of bandaged feet is said to have appeared in China in the 10th century during the Tang dynasty, when the emperor as...
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1890s Chinese Chinoiserie Antique Antiquities

Materials

Satin

First Edition Pedro Friedeberg Book by IDA Rodríguez Prampolini, 1973
Located in San Diego, CA
Pedro Friedeberg first edition vintage book by IDA Rodriguez Prampolini. Published by Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1973. x.
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1970s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage Antiquities

Materials

Paper

Antique McClelland Barclay Great Dane Dog Figural Bronze Figure Sculpture
Located in San Diego, CA
Antique hollow cast metal with a bronze finish Great Dane figurine/sculpture made by McClelland Barclay, circa 1920s-1930s. Signed on the back bottom edge. Great patina and color. Ha...
Category

Early 20th Century American Antiquities

Materials

Metal

Early Carta Blanca Beer Sign. Mexico, 1940’s.
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare Carta Blanca beer porcelain metal sign. Mexico, ca. 1940’s.
Category

1940s Mexican Mid-Century Modern Vintage Antiquities

Materials

Sheet Metal

Roman Bronze Fragment with Eros, 1st Century AD-2nd Century AD
Located in Pully, CH
Bronze fragmentary base with reliefs Roman, 1st - 2nd century AD D: 3.1 cm. Hexagonal in shape, with scenes in relief representing, on the outside freeze, cranes, bushes and amphoras...
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15th Century and Earlier Italian Folk Art Antique Antiquities

Materials

Bronze

Pre-Urartu Painted Pottery Vase Linear Red and Black, Early 2nd Mill. BC
Located in Pully, CH
Anatolian ( Pre-Urartu ), early 2nd mill. BC. Terracotta. Jar with an almost spherical body on a circular base. The décor, painted in red-brown and black colours on the light backgro...
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15th Century and Earlier Turkish Folk Art Antique Antiquities

Materials

Pottery

Old Japanese Basket Made of Bamboo and Japanese Paper / Meiji Era Farming Tools
Located in Sammushi, JP
I think it was a basket made in the Meiji era. It is woven from bamboo and then Japanese paper is pasted on it. It's very light. I think it was probably a tool used in the silk mo...
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Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Antiquities

Materials

Bamboo

19th Century French Pair of Framed Antique Velvet Bouquets
Located in Houston, TX
This is a very unique find of ours in France. These beautiful framed pair of intricate velvet bouquets would be a beautiful conversation piece in any room.
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19th Century French Antique Antiquities

Materials

Velvet

Elegant Sarinda or Short-Necked Lute, Bengal Region of Northeastern India, 18th
Located in Leuven , BE
The monoxyl instrument was carved from a solid block of teak or mulberry wood. It has a large open resonance box and a second chamber at the bottom. This lower part was usually cover...
Category

18th Century Indian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Organic Material, Wood

Early 19th Century Needle Work Sampler by Ann Gould
Located in Van Nuys, CA
A young girl's hand-done sampler, of silk thread on linen ground. It is decorated in floral, meandering borders surrounding an open background, with various floating bird and animal ...
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1780s English George III Antique Antiquities

Materials

Linen, Silk

Gold Leaf-Shaped Islamic Pendant 11th-14th Century AD, Provenance
Located in Pully, CH
Leaf-shaped pendant  Islamic art , 11th-14th century. after AD Gold L: 4.4cm The pendant was cut in the form of drops from a small hammered gold leaf; the upper part, the thinner, i...
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15th Century and Earlier Lebanese Islamic Antique Antiquities

Materials

Gold

Early 20th Century Folk Art Gentleman’s Walking Cane
Located in London, GB
An unusual and highly characteristic example of an early 20th century English gentleman’s walking cane, brass tip, ebonized shaft and a Folk Art characteristic comical man head at th...
Category

1920s British Folk Art Vintage Antiquities

Materials

Wood

Striped Inca Pre-Columbian Textile, Peru, circa 1400-1532 AD, Ex Ferdinand Anton
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Earth tones adorn this striped pattern pre-Columbian textile. It is a wonder to behold antiquities such as a pre-Columbian textiles, an authentic piece of art that has been preser...
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Pre-Columbian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Textile

19th Century Carved Oak English Regency Plaque
Located in London, GB
19th century carved oak English plaque. We are proud to offer a highly decorative English regency hand carved oak panel. Depicting a ornate vase overflowing with flowers and foliag...
Category

1850s British Regency Antique Antiquities

Materials

Oak

Sterling Silver and Coral Rattle Whistle
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
English sterling silver and coral rattle/whistle decorated with repousse flowers. A piece of coral mounted at one end. (missing one bell). Silver baby rattles are known in England si...
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1870s English Antique Antiquities

Materials

Sterling Silver

Hermes Riding Crop
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Vintage Hermes riding crop with deer antler handle. The shaft is covered in a beautifully braided leather and finished at the bottom with twine. The stag antler is fastened at the to...
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1960s English Vintage Antiquities

Materials

Silver

Japanese Antique Farm Tools / Old Tools / Wall-Mounted Decorative Objects
Located in Sammushi, JP
We have an aesthetic sense peculiar to Japanese people. And we introduce the unique items that only we can do, the route of purchasing in Japan, the experience value so far, and the...
Category

19th Century Japanese Edo Antique Antiquities

Materials

Beech

Mouthblown Glass Dome with 5 Fine Beaded Flutes, Grassland People, Cameroon
Located in Leuven , BE
Five ceremonial beaded flutes or whistles from the Cameroon grasslands. They come in various geometric forms, taking on the shape of a hollowed, stylized figure that combines human a...
Category

20th Century Cameroonian Antiquities

Materials

Organic Material

Chinese Painted Bamboo Walking Stick, c. 1850
Located in Chicago, IL
This 19th-century walking stick from northern China is comprised of a length of thin bamboo that has been steamed and bent into a hook shape. The bamboo segments are painted in alter...
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Mid-19th Century Chinese Folk Art Antique Antiquities

Materials

Bamboo

19th Century English Decalcomania Globe
Located in London, GB
19th century English Decalcomania globe A wonderful example of a late 19th century hand crafted Decalcomania glass globe stood on an ebonised wooden Stand. This rare English exam...
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19th Century British Victorian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Blown Glass

Greek Important Hellenistic Wine Phiale with Gold Divine Symbol Rosette
Located in Pully, CH
A fantastic phiale formed by a single hammered silver sheet; a smooth surface with a slightly flanged, corseted neck, a flared, unpronounced rim and a shallow interior, circa 400-300...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antique Antiquities

Materials

Gold, Silver

Ceramic Copal Vessel From Teotihuacan, Mexico, Circa 8th Century
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Ceramic, black clay copal vessel from Teotihuacan, Mexico, Circa 8th century.
Category

15th Century and Earlier Mexican Pre-Columbian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Ceramic

Midcentury Lucite Bathroom Set, Towel Bar, Toilet Paper Holder
Located in San Diego, CA
A very cool Mid-Century Modern Lucite bathroom set including three towel bars and a toilet paper holder, circa 1970s. The set is in very good vintage condition and measures: Paper to...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Antiquities

Materials

Lucite

Belgian Leather Ball Weight
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Whimsical leather ball weight from Beligium. Marked 2 KG. Saddle leather ball with strap for lifting. Good vintage condition. Wear to leather. Cool object for a home gym or office.
Category

1950s Belgian Vintage Antiquities

Materials

Leather

Genuine 1880s Albany Slip Glazed Anna Pottery Stoneware Pig Flask
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Albany slip glazed Anna pottery stoneware pig flask by Wallace and Cornwall Kirkpatrick, Anna. Anatomically correct prone pig. In sized inscriptions "Fine Old Burmann Inn" and alongs...
Category

1880s American Antique Antiquities

Materials

Pottery

19th Century Hand Written Persian Book
Located in London, GB
19th century oil on board of a Blacksmith Of rectangular form, the papier Mache and ebonised cover is finely painted, covered in flowers and a circular motif to the central section...
Category

1850s Unknown Folk Art Antique Antiquities

Materials

Paper

Late 1800s Antique, Handcrafted and Stable Solid Oak & Great Patina Joint Stool
Located in Lisse, NL
Solid oak joint stool, great shape and beautiful color. This handcrafted joint stool seat is both rustic and stylish. It is an absolute joy to watch and to sit on. It is as stabile ...
Category

1890s European Renaissance Revival Antique Antiquities

Materials

Oak

Antique Oil on Canvas People Painting, Gilded Coeval Frame, Late 1800, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Ancient oil painting on canvas, depicting a typical scene of the time, with people reading and commenting, a peasant territory with a scene of everyday life, it still has an original...
Category

Late 19th Century Italian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Canvas

Pre-Columbian Shaman Warrior with Trophy Head Paracas, Peru, circa 800-200 BC
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Magnificent Pre-Columbian Paracas textile fragment depicting a shaman warrior with a trophy head on his right hand. Framed and professionally sewn onto a beige linen cloth. Camelid f...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Pre-Columbian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Alpaca

Pre-Columbian Chancay Painted Textile - Brown Fishes and Dots On Vertical Bands
Located in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon
Chancay Painted Textile with Brown Fishes and Dots On Vertical Bands. Even though the piece is incomplete, the powerful design resembles an abstract modern painting by Henry Matisse....
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15th Century and Earlier Peruvian Pre-Columbian Antique Antiquities

Chippewa Quilled Birch Bark Basket
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Chippewa circular quilled birch bark box with fully quilled lid with three dimensional yellow star. Birch bark, quills and sweet grass. Period: Mid-20th century Origin: Chippewa/...
Category

Mid-20th Century American Native American Antiquities

Materials

Other

Antique Pre Columbian Clay Pottery Miniature Pitcher Vessel Earthenware Prim
Located in Dayton, OH
Antique primitive earthenware pottery miniature pitcher with handle on one side.  
Category

15th Century and Earlier Primitive Antique Antiquities

Materials

Earthenware

Pair of 18th Century Italian Rococo Gold Leaf Hand Carved Tassels
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
Pair of 18th century Italian hand carved gold leaf tassels. They are two of the same shape of tassel but in two different sizes - one big (8.5 inches tall) and the other smaller (6.5...
Category

18th Century Italian Rococo Antique Antiquities

Materials

Gold Leaf, Metal

Antique Walnut Kneeler Pray-God Cabinet, 17th Century, Italy
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Antique walnut kneeler, pray to god, hand-carved with period tiles, has a front door and can act as a container cabinet, very old, completely hand-built in the 17th century, from Pie...
Category

17th Century Italian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Walnut

Antique Walking Stick with Horn Handle Adorned with Elephant Scrimshaw
Located in San Diego, CA
Fabulous antique walking stick with horn handle decorated with elephant scrimshaw, circa 1900. The handle is a curved horn with a pack of elephants in scrimshaw. Very well done. The ...
Category

Early 20th Century American Antiquities

Materials

Horn, Hardwood

Prehispanic Ceramic Turtle Vessel from Mexico, Date Unknown
Located in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato
Prehispanic ceramic turtle vessel with red paint, Located outside the village of Santiago, Nayarit, Mexico, date unknown.
Category

15th Century and Earlier Mexican Pre-Columbian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Ceramic

Group of 4 Ancient Roman Bronze Bracelets
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A group of ancient Roman bronze bracelets. One with a twist design. One with planished tips. From the private collection of Lawrence Majewski, who was a former conservator at t...
Category

15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Roman Antique Antiquities

Materials

Bronze

African Folk Art Wooden Bucket, 1900s
Located in Stockholm, SE
Rare and beautiful African bucket made out of solid wood. In good vintage condition with some signs from age and use.
Category

Early 1900s Burkinabe Folk Art Antique Antiquities

Materials

Wood

Child Dressing Mannequin, France
Located in Antwerp, BE
Original child figure mannequin on a wooden fully adjustable stand in a very good original condition, France, 19th century. Beautiful children's model mannequin used by tailors and i...
Category

1890s French Victorian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Wood

Folk Art Walking Stick, Russia, 1830
Located in Milan, IT
Folk Art walking stick: one piece of tall carved painted fruitwood, red burgundy color, depicting flowers and peonies, Russia, circa 1830.
Category

1820s Russian Antique Antiquities

Materials

Fruitwood

19th Century Pie Safe with 10 Punched Tin Panels
Located in Columbia, SC
Very old, but still sturdy, pie safe. More tin panels than is usually found. Made of various light colored woods. Never painted. Ten beautiful punched tin panels. One drawer. L...
Category

Late 19th Century American Country Antique Antiquities

Materials

Wood

19th Century Native Pomo Hanging Gift Basket
Located in Coeur d'Alene, ID
Very nice Pomo hanging gift basket with three rod construction. Fully feathered, embellished with shell discs and abalone drops. This is a beautiful feathered "night" basket. The des...
Category

Late 19th Century American Native American Antique Antiquities

Materials

Other

Traditional Bamileke 7 Layer Chevron Trade Bead Necklace
Located in Leuven , BE
A multi-part process makes chevrons beads. They start with the making of the cane, then another colour glass is added, and then this is usually put into a 12 point star mould. This p...
Category

20th Century Cameroonian Antiquities

Materials

Glass

Japanese Blacksmith Tongs and Woodcarver Brace Drill, Early 20th Century
Located in Miami, FL
REDUCED FROM $225....Antique Japanese Tools, a Blacksmith Tong Pincer and Woodcarver Brace Drill, both early 20th century. Most likely late Meiji Period. The tong or pincer is sculpt...
Category

Early 20th Century Japanese Japonisme Antiquities

Materials

Iron

Antique 19th C. French Pétanque Game Balls Collection of 8
Located in Stamford, CT
A collection of 8 antique late 19th century French Petanque balls resting on lucite bases. These balls are all steel and wood with steel nail heads. Petanque is very similar to Bocce...
Category

1890s French Industrial Antique Antiquities

Materials

Steel

Wabi Sabi Rustic XL Bowl
Located in Antwerp, BE
Wabi Sabi rustic XL bowl, Japanese design, Decorative bowl, Wabi Sabi This wood bowl perfectly embodies the enduring Japanese concept of 'wabi-sabi'. Made from an ancient piece of w...
Category

1920s European Rustic Vintage Antiquities

Materials

Wood