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Period: 18th Century and Earlier
4 Volumes, Samuel Ireland, Picturesque Views on the River Thames
Located in New York, NY
4 Volumes. Samuel Ireland. Picturesque Views on the River Thames. Bound in full red morocco, all edges gilt, raised bands, ornate gilt on covers and spines. Profusely illustrated wit...
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European Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

17th Century Spanish Religious Sculpture in Carved Silver Gild Wood Saint Michel
Located in Valladolid, ES
One of a kind Spanish religious sculpture. A museum piece !! The artistic imprint shows the typical Castilian traces in the conception and interpretation of the subject. This allows...
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Albanian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Silver Medal, Our Lady of Nieva and Domincan Cross, Spain, 17th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Medal; Our Lady of Snow and Dominican cross. Silver. Spain, 17th century. Heart-shaped devotional medal that presents, on one side, the legend "NS DE NIEVA" (alluding to Our Lady o...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

Dutch Rococo Marquetry Miniature Desk
Located in Essex, MA
With curved lid opening to a fitted interior with three drawers below and bracket feet. Beautifully crafted in a bombe form. Much time and skill went into making this piece. Sometime...
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Dutch Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Walnut

Chippendale Mahogany Childs Chest
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A charming and rarely found 18th century mahogany chippendale period childs chest having superbly figured top over four drawers with replacement pierced plate brass handles raised on...
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English Chippendale Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Mahogany

Medieval Suit of Armor Reproduction with Sword, Medieval Knights Style, Spain
Located in Vulpellac, Girona
Medieval knights style suit of armor reproduction with sword. It features very clean lines of the classic knight styling. It features a wooden stand and an inner support.  
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Spanish Medieval Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron

Antique Map of India during the Height of the Mughal Imperial Expansion, 1713
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'L'Inde de ca le Gange'. Antique map of India, made during the height of the Mughal Imperial expansion. This map originates from 'Nouvel atlas tres-exact et fort c...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

18th Century Italy Virgin Sculpture from a Nativity Scene
Located in Valladolid, ES
It is an outstanding sculture of Neapolitan nativity scene, 18th century, made with great skill. It is made with different materials, wood has been used to carve the face, hands and ...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Metal, Gold

Antique Decorative Map of Java, Indonesia, 1718
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map of Java titled 'Carte de l'Ile de Java: Partie Occidentale, Partie Orientale, Dressee tout Nouvellement (..)'. Decorative large format map map of Java, with an inset ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

18th Century Persian Blunderbuss with Silver Inlay
Located in Middleburg, VA
Mid-18th century Persian blunderbuss with intricate silver inlay. Perfect for collectors of arms or unique pieces of art. Safari themed room, perhaps. Made during the Ottoman Empire,...
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Asian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Rare Map of Kildin Island in Russia Plus Engraving of Seal Hunting, 1614
Located in Langweer, NL
Insula Kilduyn. Orig. copper-engraving after details from J. H. van Linschoten's map taken from his account of the three expeditions undertaken by Willem Barents in 1594, in an attem...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

George III Silver Bosun’s Pipe and Chain on H.M.S. Victory Oak, 1796
Located in Lymington, Hampshire
A George III silver bosun’s pipe and chain on H.M.S. Victory oak, 1796. The pipe or whistle is modelled as a tiller and a rum barrel chased with two hearts pierced by crossed arrows....
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English Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

Antique Chart of The East Coast of Australia by Cook, C.1770
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Chart of Part of the Coast of New South Wales from Cape Tribulation to Endeavour Straits'. Rare and the first printed map concentrating on a section of Australia'...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of Ancient Italy and the Islands Corsica, Sicily and Sardinia
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Italia Antiqua of Oud Italje (..)'. Very decorative map of ancient Italy and the islands Corsica, Sicily and Sardinia after N. Sanson, published by Francois Halma...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Framed Britannia Map Hand Tinted and Colored, Signed Matthaus Seutter, C. 1725
Located in Charleston, SC
Framed and Matted Britannia Map hand tinted and colored with gilt frame. Signed Matthaus Seutter, 1725 Seutter was one of the most important and prolific German map publishers of t...
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German George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Glass, Giltwood, Paper

Stirrup Double Spout Nazca Polychrome Pre-Columbian Vessel
Located in Washington, DC
Wonderful polychrome vessel depicting a human figure possibly a Shaman and various mythical creature on two sides. circa 200-600 CE, Peru.
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Peruvian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Ceramic

Virgin with Child, Devotional Medal or Pendant. Spain, 18th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Medal. Spain, 18th century. Devotional medal made of gilded metal that shows an image of the Virgin Mary, placed on a pedestal and surrounded by a radiant trilobed halo. Towards th...
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Spanish Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Figurine of the Deity Green Tara, Tibet, 18th Century
Located in Chorzów, PL
Figurine of the deity Green Tara, Tibet, 18th century In Tibetan Buddhism, she is a female bodhisattva, the personification of mercy and empathy. Green Tara represents the energet...
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Tibetan Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Brass

18th Century Book Binders Tool from the Print Shop of Isaac Collins
Located in Stamford, CT
Carved book binder's tool from the print shop of Isaac Collins in Trenton, New Jersey, circa 18th century. Collins was the printer and publisher for the first family version of the K...
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American Colonial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Wood

French Louis XVI Carved Giltwood Mercury Barometer
Located in Norwich, GB
Louis XVI carved giltwood and painted mercury wheel barometer. Eight inch circular painted wood register dial with central rosette within the scale calibrated from 27-28-29 and ...
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Giltwood

French 18th Century Bust of Saint Louis
Located in Atlanta, GA
A magnificent 18th century bust of King Louis IX of France, Saint Louis. Wonderfully hand carved from wood with a water gilded finish. Decorated with the fleur-de-lis and the Lamb of...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

'ARCIMBOLDO' Book
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A beautifully produced book by Franco Maria Ricci, one of a limited edition of 3,000 numbered copies, this being 388. 175 pages with tipped in color plates with additional drawings a...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

THE ALBERT COLLECTION, 500 Years Of British And European Silver 'Book'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
A hardback book in cloth covers with dustjacket in very good condition. A unique collection of more than 700 pieces of British and European silver with each object being catalogued a...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of Java by Janssonius, circa 1650
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Insulae Iavae cum parte insularum Borneo Sumatrae, et circumjacentium insularum novissima delineatio'. Beautiful map of Java and parts of Bali, Borneo, Sumatra an...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Oriental Saber
Located in Paris, FR
Oriental Saber, called Pala Ottoman Empire, Late 18th century Handle in horn, silver mounted, Damascus blade, scabbard garnished with black leather. Whole sabre: 42" wide B...
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Turkish Islamic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Antique Map of Mexico by Ortelius, circa 1602
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Hispaniae Novae Sivae Magnae Recens Et Vera Descriptio 1579'. Map of western New Spain, showing the recently-created Spanish settlements, many rivers, and large l...
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Belgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Bronze Mortar, 17th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Mortar in bronze of the 17th century, decorated with ribs in the form of pillared pilasters and, in the planes, cartouches with the representation of Saint Michael the Archangel in r...
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European Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Antique Map of Solothurn 'Switzerland' by M. Merian, circa 1650
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Soloturum'. This map originates from Merian's 'Topographia Helvetiae (..)', published in Frankfurt, circa 1650.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of Chili by W. Blaeu, 1658
Located in Langweer, NL
Very decorative antique map of Chili published by W. Blaeu, 1658. This map depicts Chile from Copiapo southward to the island of Chiloé with ships and sea monsters adorning the sea. ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of Dunkirk 'France' by J. Blaeu, 1649
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Duynkercka'. Published by J. Blaeu, 1649. Dutch text on verso.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of Asia Minor by E. Wells, circa 1718
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Antiquae Asiae Minoris & C. Tabula' by Philippo Talbor. This rare antique map is published by Edward Wells, circa 1718.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Large Antique Oil on Canvas Painting of Saint Joseph W. Lily and the Child Jesus
Located in Lisse, NL
Early religious work of art, presented in the original antique frame. This beautiful and uplifting portrait of Saint Joseph holding hands with the child Jesus is an oil on canvas an...
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European Baroque Revival Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Linen, Wood, Paint, Plaster

Antique Map of the Coast of Africa and the Cape Verde Islands, ca.1680
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map Africa titled 'Isles du Cap Verd Coste et Pays des Negres'. Antique map of the coast of Africa and the Cape Verde islands. Artists and Engravers: Nicholas Sanson ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Very Old Engraving of Casablanca (Anfa), Azemmour (Azamor) and Diu, 1574
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Anfa, Quibusdam Anaffa / Azaamurum / Diu'. Three views on one sheet depicting Casablanca (Anfa), Azemmour (Azamor) and Diu. Anfa is an ancient site which ha...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of France under the Reign of Henry IV by Zannoni, 1765
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map France titled 'Carte de la réunion de la Navarre (..)'. Beautiful old map of France. This map originates from 'Atlas Historique de la France Ancienne et Moderne' by M. Ri...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Georgian 18th Century Mahogany Miniature Tripod Table
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A superb quality 18th century mahogany George II Period miniature table having well figured circular Tilting top over vase turned central stem with Elegant bold tripod legs termin...
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English George II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Mahogany

Large Pair of 18th / 19th Century Italian Silvered Reliquaries
Located in Milford, NH
A fine large pair of Italian silvered metal over wood reliquaries with putti, grape, shell, and scrollwork design. Each have memorial pendant displays with names (The left reads S. I...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal

Late 18th Century French Giltwood Barometer
Located in Essex, MA
Period late 18th century giltwood barometer. Original gilding. Carved overall with globe, and navigation instruments. Foliate and neoclassical motifs. Maker signed.
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Giltwood

Silver and Glass Pendant, 18th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Pendant. glass, silver Century XVIII. A translucent white glass bead has been placed inside a frame of silver in its color made up of two areas worked in fretwork or filigree, a te...
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European Neoclassical Revival Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Silver

Demosthenis Selectae Orationes by Richard Mounteney 1791 7th Edition
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a fabulously rare antiquarian book from 1791, namely, Demosthenis Selectae Orationes by Richard Mounteney 1791 7th Edition. Leather Spine in very good condition. Leathe...
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English Classical Greek Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Leather, Paper

Antique Map of the World by R. de Vaugondy, 1795
Located in Langweer, NL
Attractive world map by Vaugondy but corrected and issued by Lamarche in year 3 of the French Revolution. Decorative cartouches.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of Hungary Incl Surroundings like Croatia, Bosnia, Servia, 1730
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Nieuwe Kaart van t Koninkryk Hongaryen en Zevenbergen na de laatste ontdekkingen'. This map depicts Hungary including surroundings like Croatia, Bosnia, Servi...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

"Child Jesus", Carved and Polychrome Wood, Spanish School, 17th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
"Child Jesus". Carved and polychrome wood. Spanish school, 17th century. The child is presented naked, with a slight contrapposto on the legs and hips that gives some movement to t...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Other

Peace Depicting the Crucifixion in Dark Patina Bronze 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
18th Century. Peace depicting the Crucifixion Dark patina bronze, 21 x 14.5 cm The bronze examined is an ancient peace (in Latin osculum pacis or table pacis), the object of th...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Beautiful Decorative Original Antique Map of South America by J.B. Elwe, '1792'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'L'Amerique Meridionale'. Beautiful old hand-colored map of South America, with Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Mexico Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia, Vene...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

18th Century Pair of Italian Large Reliquary Gilt Silvered Carved Wood
Located in Milan, IT
18th Century monumental pair of gilt and silvered wooden reliquary coming from Central Italy, decorated with deep scrolling pattern carving and dating back to the first half of 18th ...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Giltwood, Pine

Antique Engravings of Japan incl a Map and the Arrival of the Dutch, 1732
Located in Langweer, NL
Original antique print titled 'Succession des Empereurs du Japon avec une Description de Meurtre de l'Empereur Cubo et la Reception des Ambassadeurs Hollandois en ce Pays la'. It sho...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Decorative Antique Map of Pomerania, in Germany and Poland, ca.1730
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Ducatus Pomeraniae'. Decorative map of the area of Pomerania, in present day eastern Germany and Poland. Extending from Stralsund and Rugia in the west to Dan...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

1500-1600 Ctr. Sandstone Fragment Of Lady´s Head
Located in Nordhavn, DK
1500-1600 century or earlier. Sandstone fragment of lady's head from pagoda in Burma.
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Burmese Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Sandstone

18th Century German Salt Glaze Tobacco Jar with Pewter Mounts
Located in Stamford, CT
A fine example of a German Baroque tobacco jar with original pewter lid. The rich ocher salt glaze decorated with raised floral motifs. A handsome addition for the collector of pipes...
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German Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Stoneware

Antique Map of America by Danckerts, circa 1680
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio per I. Danckerts'. Striking map of America. California is shown as an island, Based Upon Sanson's model. The...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Antique Map of the North Pole by V.M. Coronelli, circa 1692
Located in Langweer, NL
Globe gore by Vincenzo Maria Coronelli shows the North Pole with the coasts of Canada, Greenland, Scandinavia and Siberia, and is decorated with pictorial scenes of bear, seal and wh...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

18th Century Spanish Carved Stone Relief with Date and Religious Inscriptions
Located in Malaga, ES
18thy century Spanish carved stone relief with date and religious inscriptions.
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European Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Stone

Antique Map of the Kingdom of Sardinia by Keizer & de Lat, 1788
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 't Koninkryk Sardinien (..)'. Uncommon original antique map of the Kingdom of Sardinia, Italy. This map originates from 'Nieuwe Natuur- Geschied- en Handelkundige ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Paper

Bronze Weight, 18th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Weight of the 18th century. Bronze. Bronze weight, incomplete, with the container glass and two of the smallest, all decorated in cold with incised and patterned motifs, simple edge...
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European Neoclassical Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Bronze

Authentic Greek Sikyon, Peloponnesos Stater Coin Necklace in 22-Karat Gold Bezel
Located in Atlanta, GA
An authentic Greek, Sikyon, Peloponnesos, AR 1/4 stater coin (circa 360-330 BC), set in a custom 22-karat gold bezel with 22-karat gold bail. The obverse or front side of this coin f...
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Greek Classical Greek Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Metal, Gold

Pietre Dure, and the Art of Florentine Inlay 'Book'
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
The art of decorative stone work - known as Pietre Dure, or polychrome hardstone inlay resurfaced in Rome in the sixteenth century with the flowering of the Italian Renaissance. Tabl...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Roman Clay Jar Handle Fragment
Located in Arles, FR
Roman clay fragment, this is the remains of the jar handle. This fragment was found in one of France's oldest ports, Fos-sur-Mer, not far from Arles where there exists very impor...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

Materials

Clay

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