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Georgian Oak Miniature Childs Chest of Drawers
Located in Bedfordshire, GB
A good quality late 18th century georgian oak Miniature, or childs, chest retaining exceptional Colour and patina throughout having two short And three long drawers raised on eleg...
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English Georgian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Oak

Miniature William and Mary Diminutive Olive Oyster Chest, C.1688-1702
Located in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
From the reign of King William & Queen Mary (1688-1702), England. The finely holly-banded and cross-grain moulded top is beautifully veneered in roundels of hand-cut olive oysters...
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English William and Mary Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Olive

18th Century Hand Carved Polychromed Madonna Statue, French / Italian
Located in Buffalo, NY
18th century hand carved Polychromed Madonna Statue, French or Italian? Stands 31.5 " tall, beautifully carved, age appropriate wear, Wonderful patina, peeling, missing paint.
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Italian Classical Roman Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood, Wood

Seventeenth Century Original Leatherbound Book The Tryal of Thomas Strafford
Located in San Francisco, CA
A fascinating complete transcript of the 17th century trial of Thomas Earl of Strafford for treason against the crown, printed in London for John Wright and Richard Chiswell at the R...
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British Charles II Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Parchment Paper

Antique Map of Madagascar by Mariette 'c.1670'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Isle Dauphine communement nommée par les Europeens Madagascar, et St. Laurens (..)'. Original large-scale antique map of Madagascar, Africa. Published by Pierre M...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Saint Francis Oil on Copper with Important Frame, 17th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Saint Francis receives the Stigmata. Oil on copper; polychromed and giltwood. Follower of Ludovico Cardi (Chigoli; San Miniato, 1559- Rome, 1613). 17th century. Oil on copper with t...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Copper

Antique Map of India and Southeast Asia by Sanson, '1654'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'artie Meridionale de l'Inde en Deux Presqu'Isles, l'une deca et l'autre dela le Gange (..)'. Early map of India and Southeast Asia. The map shows most of modern I...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of Islands in the Mediterranean by Bowen, 'c.1760'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Particular Draughts of some of the chief African Islands (..)'. Eight small maps on one sheet including 'Islands of Malta Goze & Cuming, An Accurate Chart of Cape...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

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...
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Indian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Organic Material, Wood

17th Century Cabinet of Curiosities
Located in New Orleans, LA
Magnificent artistry, exotic materials and a bit of intrigue combine in this Italian Baroque-era cabinet of curiosities. Once a term used to describe entire rooms dedicated to humani...
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Italian Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Lapis Lazuli, Bronze

Antique Map of the Province of Kilan by Olearius '1662'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'A Map of ye Province of Kilan as it lies on ye Caspian Sea'. Rare map of the province of Kilan, near the Caspian Sea. Originates from 'The voyages and travells of...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

18th Century Carved Oak Statue Depicting St. Bartholomew
Located in Dallas, TX
This tall French statue of St. Bartholomew was hand-carved from oak in the 1700’s. This depiction of St. Bartholomew is not often seen in art, except for one of the most well known r...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Oak

Ebony Veneered Captain's Chest or Strong Box 'Coffre Fort', 17th Century
Located in Amsterdam, NL
A strongbox was a type of travelling chest and these types of boxes were more common in England than anywhere else where they were fabricated between 1660 and 1720. The earliest proo...
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Dutch Dutch Colonial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Brass

Lacquer Cabinet, Spa 1770, Chinoise
Located in Bamberg, DE
Spa, around 1770 In the 18th century, the Belgian town of Spa not only flourished as a famous health resort - its numerous mineral water sources were said to have important healing ...
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Belgian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Antique Map with Plans of Cremona, Pavia, Montferrato & Others by Homann, '1734'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Plan von Cremona und denen übrigen Maylaendischen (..)'. Original antique map showing plans of Cremona, Pavia, Casale Montferrato, Fort de Fuentes, Novara, Serava...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Geographical Antique Map of Principality of Monaco
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
ST/609 - Interesting antique color map of Monaco Principality in French language : "Carte qui contient le Principauté de Piémont, le Monferrat et la comté de Nice avec la Rivière de ...
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Italian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of Greece by Seutter or Lotter, 'c.1740'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Graecia pars Septentrionalis'. Original antique map of Greece, uncommon. Signed cum Gratia et Privil. S.R.I. Vicariatus (..)'. Published by Seutter or Lotter, cir...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Authentic Ancient Greek Bee/Deer Coin 'circa 202-150 BC' in 22k Gold Pendant
Located in Atlanta, GA
An authentic ancient Greek silver drachm Bee/Stag coin (circa 202-150 BC), Ephesus or Ephesos, on the Aegean Sea in Ionia; present day Efes, Turkey. This ancient Greek coin has been ...
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Turkish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Gold, Silver

18th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Barometer
Located in Houston, TX
Lovely period French Louis XVI giltwood barometer with beautiful patina. This antique French Louis XVI giltwood barometer will add a touch of elegance to any home.  
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Giltwood

Antique Plan of the City of Szczecin by Merian '1652'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique plan titled 'Abriss der vornehmen fürstlichen Residens Stadt und Vöstungh Stetin'. Original antique plan of the city of Szczecin, often anglicised to Stettin, is the capital ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

16th Century Spanish Iron Cross
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very stunning 16th century hand forged iron cross in its stone base. This wonderful piece is from the Barcelona region. Super patina. A magnificent piece for a mantel, table top or...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Stone, Iron

Regiment Des Dromedaires Camel Saddle
Located in New Orleans, LA
This fascinating piece of military history is a camel saddle created for and used by the Dromedary Regiment (Regiment des Dromedaires) during Napoleon’s Egyptian campaigns between 17...
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French Empire Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver, Brass, Iron

17th Century Pair of Ampoules Silver, Silver Filigree Blown and Engraved Glass
Located in PALERMO, IT
Rare and ancient pair of small pourers / ampoules, in engraved colorless glass, silver and silver filigree, finely engraved with a floral motif.
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Sicilian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Silver

17th Century Pink Alabaster Sculpture "The Deposition of Christ"
Located in PALERMO, IT
Ancient and rare five-figure sculpture in pink Trapani alabaster on a carved wooden base. The sculpture represents the "The deposition of Christ". Collector's item.
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Sicilian Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Alabaster

Hineno Zunari Kabuto Head-Shaped Samurai Helmet with a Shikami 'Demon' Front Orn
Located in Milano, IT
Hineno zunari kabuto Head-shaped samurai helmet with a shikami (demon) front ornament Edo period Kabuto: 17th century Maedate: 19th century This samurai helmet is built with f...
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Japanese Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron

Tessen, Fighting Fan Mid Edo Period '1615 - 1867'
Located in Milano, IT
Iron, paper with pigments and bamboo. Menhari-gata (opening fan), sensu-gata (enlongated shape) Lenght: 31.2 Iron fan with an elegant shape, with eleven bamboo ribs. Customar...
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Japanese Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Iron

Antique Map "Estuary- Mouth of the Thames"
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
ST/426 - Antique French Map of the estuary of the Thames, map dated 1769 - "Mape of the entrance of the Thames. Designed by filing of Navy cards for the service of the king's vessel...
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French Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Small 15th Century Illuminated Vellum Book Page, Handwriting
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Fabulous handwritten and illuminated book page. Beautiful period piece with gorgeous faded colors and typical gothic initials. France, 15th century.
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French Gothic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Parchment Paper

Portuguese 18th Century Carved Wooden Baroque Angel
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful and large naive baroque angel. Unique period piece, Portugal, circa 1750-1800 Weathered. Small losses and old repairs. More pictures on request. Measurement here below ...
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Portuguese Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

17th Century Giltwood Tabernacle from Italy
Located in Dallas, TX
This beautiful giltwood tabernacle or reliquary was made in Italy during the 1600’s. Our tabernacle has a stepped crown molding and an arched top that is typically indicative of Cath...
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Italian Louis XIV Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Giltwood

18th Century French Niche or Shrine Display Cabinet
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Remarkable 18th century French niche or altar shrine display cabinet. Beautifully distressed finish with red and blue lacquer polychrome remnants and gilt. Opening measures 16 by 24 ...
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French Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood, Lacquer

Etruscan Antiquity Terracotta Head with Stand
Located in San Francisco, CA
Etruscan antiquity terracotta head with stand The terracotta measures 9" wide x 7" deep x 12" high A custom made display stand is also included Etruscan culture was influen...
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Italian Classical Greek Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Terracotta

Antique Map of the Turkish Empire by De Wit 'c.1700'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Turcicum Imperium'. Original antique map of the Turkish Empire bounded by the Eastern Mediterranean, Greece, and Italy in the West and Saudi Arabia, the Persian G...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Large Statue of Saint Hand Carved in Wood
Located in Houston, TX
Large statue of saint hand carved in wood during the late 17th century, or early 18th century. Some restoration. Sculpture portrays a saint and originally used in a church or cathedral.
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

Portable Copying Machine by James Watt & Co.
Located in New Orleans, LA
Considered the first step into the world of modern photocopying, the copying machine was among the first widely used devices to successfully produce an exact copy of an original writ...
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English Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Mahogany

Anbtique Map of the Island of Bali by Van Schley '1755'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Isle de Baly - 't Eiland Baly'. Beautiful original antique map of Bali, Indonesia. Depicts the island from the north with Java to the left and Lombok to the right...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of the Arabian Peninsula and Persia by Brion de la Tour '1766'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Perse, Turquie et Asiatique et Arabie'. Original antique map of the Arabian Peninsula and Persia, extending from the Black Sea to the Indian Ocan and from the Red...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of the Arabian Peninsula by Bonne 'c.1780'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Carte de l'Arabie, du Golfe Persique, et de la Mer Rouge (..)'. Original antique map of the Arabian Peninsula, including the horn of Africa and part of Southwest ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of the Arabian Peninsula by Bonne 'c.1780'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Carte de l'Arabie, du Golfe Persique, et de la Mer Rouge (..)'. Original antique map of the Arabian Peninsula, including the horn of Africa and part of Southwest ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of the Arabian Peninsula by Franceschini, '1739'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Conventus et Residentiae'. Rare map of the Arabian Peninsula. This map originates from 'Provinciarum et Conventum Fratrum Discalceatorum Ordinis Virginis Maria de...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of the Middle East by Brion de la Tour '1772'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Carte des Pays et Principaux Lieux (..)'. Original antique map of Middle East, extending to the Red Sea, Egypt, the Eastern Mediterranean, Black Sea, Caspian Sea ...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Antique Map of the Turkish Empire by Tirion 'c.1760'
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique map titled 'Nieuwe Kaart van het Turksche Ryk gelegen in Europa, Asia en Africa'. Original antique map of the Turkish Empire. The map is centered on the Mediterranean Sea but...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Masonic Armorial Coat of Arms, circa 18th Century
Located in London, GB
Masonic armorial coat of arms, circa 18th century. We are proud to offer a rare example of a late 18th century hand carved oak masonic armorial coat of arms. Adze carved reverse t...
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German Folk Art Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Oak

Vol 15 of 'The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure' by Hinton '1754'
Located in Langweer, NL
Vol XV 'The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure' by John Hinton, published 1754. The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure was a periodical published in London in the...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Flemish Embossed Wood Plaque of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This is a heavy large carved wood plaque depicting an embossed scene of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. He is standing victorious and elevated over a U shaped cluster of clouds wit...
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Belgian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

18th Century Spanish St Joachim & Anne with Child Virgin Mary Wooden Sculptures
Located in Malaga, ES
18th century Castilian Spanish wooden painted sculptures of St Joachim and St Anne with their young daughter, the Virgin Mary. Dimensions correspond to the largest sculpture. M...
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood

16th Century Sinhalese-Portuguese Polychrome Ivory Crucifix
Located in Malaga, ES
18th century Sinhalese-Portuguese ivory crucifix, an rare example of colonial art from Sri Lanka. It includes an antique certificate. The piece is inn excellent condition, no dam...
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Portuguese Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Ivory

16th Century Venetian Palace Fireworks Profusely Decorated Bronze Cannon
Located in Malaga, ES
16th century Venetian palace fireworks bronze cannon profusely decorated in high relief. The cannon mouth is a laurel leaf crown and a large lion head. Two sitting lions next to the ...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Bronze

17th Century Spanish Handmade Terracotta Ornamented Baptismal Font
Located in Malaga, ES
17th century Spanish handmade terracotta ornamented baptismal font.
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Spanish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Clay

Dr. J. Campbell, Life Of The British Admirals
Located in New York, NY
4 Volumes Containing A New and Accurate Naval History From The Earliest Period. Illustrated with plates and maps. Rebound in 1/4 tan calf, marbled boards, raised bands, gilt pa...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather

Antique 17th Century Antiphonal Religious Sheet Music Roman Catholic Vellum
Located in Dayton, OH
Framed 17th century Roman Catholic sheet music hand written in Latin on vellum in red and black ink. Measures: Sans frame 18” x 27.625”.   
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Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Parchment Paper

Antique 17th Century Antiphonal Religious Sheet Music Roman Catholic Vellum
Located in Dayton, OH
Framed 17th century Roman Catholic sheet music hand written in Latin on vellum in red and black ink. Measures: Sans frame 18” x 27.625”.
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Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Parchment Paper

Antique 1630 Colored Belgium Map Flandria Gallica Flanders Henricus Hondius
Located in Dayton, OH
"Antique hand colored map of Flanders, Belgium, circa 1630, engraved by Henricus Hondius. “Henricus Hondius II (1597 – 16 August 1651) was a Dutch engraver, cartographer, and publish...
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Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Paper

Entretiens Sur Les Vies Et Sur Les Ouvrages Des Plus Excellens Peintres Anciens
Located in Delft, NL
Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens et modernes Title: Entretiens sur les vies et sur les ouvrages des plus excellens peintres anciens...
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British Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Leather, Paper

Saint Sebastian and Saint Roche, Antonio Vázquez, ca. 1530, Spain
Located in Madrid, ES
"San Sebastián and San Roque". Antonio Vázquez (Valladolid, 1485-1563), around 1530. Oil on panel. Two male figures stand in the foreground, highlighted against a landscape backgr...
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Spanish Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Other

Pre-Columbian Diquis Spotted Animal with Tail
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare Pre-Columbian vessel from the ancient Diquís culture of present-day Costa Rica possesses the features of a bird. The three-pegged jar was a common type of burial vessel, me...
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Colombian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Ceramic

Saint Blaise, Carved, Polychrome and Gilded Wood, Castilian School, 14th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Sculpture "San Blas". Carved, polychrome and gilded wood. Castilian school, 14th century. The figure stands, looking straight ahead with large, expressive eyes, a slight smile on ...
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Spanish Gothic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Other

Small 18th Century Carved Baroque Spanish Baby Christ, Nino, Santo/ Angel
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful small baby Jesus/ Angel with glass eyes and its original color, Spain, circa 1750. Weathered, small losses and old repairs. Measurement with the base.
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Collectibles and Curiosities

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Wood