23 février 2019

A bronze dagger, ge, Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC

Lot 353. A bronze dagger, ge, Shang dynasty, 12th-11th century BC; 12 in. (30.4 cm.) long. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realized USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008 The hilt cast as a stylized bird in profile, with clawed foot, upturned tail, hooked beak and crest ending in an animal head, the blade with median ridge extending the entire length, with greenish-grey patina and patches of malachite, cuprite and azurite encrustation. Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs.... [Lire la suite]

18 décembre 2018

Bronze dagger, Vietnam, Dong-Son-Culture, 206 B.C. - 221 A.D.

Lot 559. Bronze dagger, Vietnam, Dong-Son-Culture, 206 B.C. - 221 A.D. L 30cm. Estimate €640 - €800. Unsold. Courtesy Gorny & Mosch GmbH.  with lanceolate blade and graved decoration on the handle. Partially green patina, tiny fragments of the handle missing.  Provenance: Collection H.N., Franken, since 1994. Cf. VAN HOA DONG SON O VIETNAM. The Dong Son Culture in Vietnam (1994) p. 462, no.4. Gorny & Mosch GmbH. Ancien Art, Munich, December 18, 2018, 10:00 AM
18 décembre 2018

Bronze dagger, Vietnam, Dong-Son-Culture, 206 B.C. - 221 A.D.

Lot 558. Bronze dagger, Vietnam, Dong-Son-Culture, 206 B.C. - 221 A.D. L 28,5cm. Estimate €640 - €800. Unsold. Courtesy Gorny & Mosch GmbH.  with lancelote blade and onion-shaped, hollow handle ending with two rows of slit openings. Green patina, tiny fragments of the handle missing.  Provenance: Collection H.N., Franken, since 1994. Cf. VAN HOA DONG SON O VIETNAM. The Dong Son Culture in Vietnam (1994) p. 461, no.2. Gorny & Mosch GmbH. Ancien Art, Munich, December 18,... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2018

Bronze dagger, Vietnam, Dong-Son-Culture, 206 B.C. - 221 A.D.

Lot 557. Bronze dagger, Vietnam, Dong-Son-Culture, 206 B.C. - 221 A.D. L 28cm. Estimate €640 - €800. Unsold. Courtesy Gorny & Mosch GmbH.  with curved blade and graved decoration in form of double volutes on the both sides of the blade. Green patina, tiny fragments of the blade missing.  Provenance: Collection H.N., Franken, since 1994. Cf. VAN HOA DONG SON O VIETNAM. The Dong Son Culture in Vietnam (1994) p. 462, no.3. Gorny & Mosch GmbH. Ancien Art, Munich, December... [Lire la suite]
06 juin 2018

A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900

Lot 134. A silver mounted and mother of pearl decorated dagger, Vietnam, circa 1900; length 48.5 cm.. Estimate 600 € / 850 €. Courtesy Czerny's Straight, double-edged blade; the grip covered with silver foil finely decorated with a dragon in high relief on both sides; wooden scabbard finely decorated with mother-of-pearl inlays portraying a pen, scrolls, a mandolin, a shell and floral decorations, silver mounts embossed with floral motifs.  Militaria, Armes Antiques & Armures du Monde... [Lire la suite]
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20 avril 2018

The second Antique Arms Fair set to open in London

Ottoman shield of gilt-Copper (tombak). Early 17th century. Image provided by Peter Finer Ltd.  LONDON.- The inaugural Antique Arms Fair at Olympia London of September 2017, a showcase for fine antique arms, armour and militaria from an array of UK based and international specialist dealers, received very positive feedback from dealers and collectors alike regarding the high standard of the fair, excellent sales, and good attendance. The organisers hope to emulate and build on this positive start in their next... [Lire la suite]

28 février 2018

Walter Arader at Asia Week New York, 15-34 march 2018

Seated Four Armed Mahakala, Dali Kingdom, Yunnan, Circa 1150. Gilt and Lacquered Bronze, 25 cm (9.8 in). © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) Dagger, Tibet or Bhutan, 18-19th century. Steel, silver, gold, turquoise, wood and leather. 43.5 cm / 17.1 in. © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) ​Maitreya, Tibet, 15th Century. 8.5 in (21.6 cm). Gilt Copper Alloy. © Walter Arader Himalayan Art (New York, NY) Walter Arader. Exhibiting... [Lire la suite]
27 février 2017

Samina Inc. at Asia Week New York, 9-18 march 2017

Jewelled Jade Cup, Mughal or Deccan, India, 18th Century. Height: 5.9 cm. Top width: 3.6 cm © Samina Inc.  Carved Ruby Pendant, Probably Gujrat, Western India, 18th century. Gold, Silver, Ruby, Diamond and Pearl © Samina Inc.  Dagger (Katar), Deccan, probably Hyderabad or Bijapur, India, 16th Century. Steel, copper alloy and gold with blade of watered steel © Samina Inc.   Jade Bowl, Mughal or Deccan, India, 18th Century. Carved from... [Lire la suite]
19 décembre 2016

Dagger, 17th to 18th century, Indian, Deccan, possibly Hyderabad

 Dagger, 17th to 18th century, Indian, Deccan, possibly Hyderabad. Steel, nephrite, silver, gold. H. 13 13/16 in. (35.1 cm); H. of blade 9 in. (22.9 cm); W. 2 13/16 in. (7.1 cm); Wt. 13.1 oz. (371.4 g). Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 36.25.667 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Daggers with curled “pistol-grip” pommels became popular in the court of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb (r. 1658–1707) around 1660 and regularly appeared in the portraits of Mughal and Deccani... [Lire la suite]
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16 avril 2016

A Mughal gem-set ivory horse head-hilted dagger, India, 17th century

Lot 136. A Mughal gem-set ivory horse head-hilted dagger, India, 17th century. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 GBP (50,684 - 76,026 EUR) . Photo Sotheby's the carved ivory hilt of horse-head form with flowing mane to one side, eyes and bridle set in the kundan technique with rubies, a row of turquoise stones set down the mane, finely carved floral design to base, the gently curved double-edged watered-steel blade with faint central ridge, gold-overlaid inscriptions at forte; 44.5cm.  ... [Lire la suite]