Miscellaneous Antiques
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5 3/8" height. Sculpted in the full round as a holy man with brow band and radial halo. The top and each side with a connecting loop. Hollow back to minimize weight. Well detailed and charming serene countenance.... (read more)
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2600-1900 BC. 7 1/4" diameter with large flared rim and large double grips. Red slip decoration on reddish buff. The bottom and lip with broad bands. Foliate flourish above, each side. Broken and professionally restored as are the majority of larger examp... (read more)
$130.00
7 5/8" height plus the forged iron hook. Carved as a female bust with conical serrated coiffeur. The face with large eyes and serene countenance as found on ibiji figures. Well used with surface encrustation.... (read more)
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$75.00
3/4" square with concentric geometric designs. Three corners with nubs projecting and the fourth pierced for suspension. Good patina.... (read more)
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$40.00
Two. One of serrated cubical form, 3/8", and one pierced square with notched edges. 19th century with good patina. Two.... (read more)
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$110.00
Late 19th century. A ceremonial war trumpet as a tusk with no embouchure and cabled wrap forming a handle. The mouth with six human jaws delineated with long teeth. A representation of the original which would have served at the royal court.... (read more)
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$70.00
Late 19th century. 2 1/4" length. A war trumpet with medial bands and expanded embouchure. The mouth with three pairs of human jaws. Excellent.... (read more)
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$75.00
Late 19th century. War trumpet 2 3/4" length with raised nubs to the body. The mouth with three elongated stylized human jaws. Finely detailed.... (read more)
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$80.00
Late 19th century. 2 1/4" length. A war trumpet with raised nubs , the mouth mounted with three human "jaws", one with lead filler to adjust to the standard weight. Excellent.... (read more)
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$85.00
Late 19th century. 3" length in the form of a war trumpet (Oliphant) with wrapped medial and mouth piece. The bell end encased with nine jaws of vanquished foes. The full size original after which it is modeled would have been an ivory tusk with the actua... (read more)
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$90.00
6 3/4" diameter. Probably Nishaapur (present day Iraq). Heavy terra cotta with slightly flared foot and broad rim. Face glazed and the back unglazed as typical. The well decorated with leaf splay. Small blemishes from stacking during firing. Small chips t... (read more)
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$415.00
5th-8th century AD. 3 1/8" height. Heavy construction of oval form with the suspension loops merely indicated in relief but not pierced. The front with bust representation of the crucified Christ with ribs delineated. A cross above his head. Reverse with ... (read more)
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Tepe Giyan, excavated 1926-30. 3 1/2" diameter of slightly taller proportions. The body with thin reddish slip outside. Brown slip decoration of annular bands, hatching and graceful fin shapes. These last also decorate a jar in the Smithsonian (S1998.21) ... (read more)
$485.00
Tepe Giyan, C.2000 B.C., 3 7/8" diameter Brown slip decorated terra cotta. Annular rings to the shoulder and lip with characteristic addorsed angled hatching. Very Rare. Ex. Phillips, London, 1985.... (read more)
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$475.00
From Tepe Giyan, the burial mound in northwest Persia near Nahavand excavated 1926-30. This vessel purchased at Phillips, London in 1985. 3 5/8" diameter of characteristic form with angled shoulder and concave profile neck. Brown slip decorated terra cott... (read more)
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$675.00
Early 19th century, the period of rampant cannibalism, when human flesh was considered a staple and rival bands regularly raided each other to provide flesh for the table. As a result of cannibalism, those bands were so insular that, according to Clunie, ... (read more)
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$265.00
Brass, oval, just over 2" length. Overlapping top and base. The body of riveted construction while the top and bottom are brazed. The top to box fit exceptionally tight to assure no loss of its precious contents.... (read more)
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$285.00
Brass, oval, 2 1/2" length. Embossed in relief with curvilinear geometry. The base with angular and vertical bands. Fine deep patina and undamaged. This was the "wallet" of a slaver trader.... (read more)
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$335.00
Cast bronze from the same artisans as the gold weights. 1 3/4" x 1 1/4" x 1". The top decorated in alternate hatched and spiral motif panels. The spiral is rare for these where symmetry was the rule. Plain lower, Fine patina. The top to box fit excellent ... (read more)
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2" height. A man stands with his hands to his head in shock and horror as his detached genitalia lays between his feet. You can provide your own proverb for this one. Well detailed with medium patina. Unique in our experience.... (read more)
$65.00
19th century. 1 1/4" height. Modeled as a tension drum which is held under the left ram and the tone varied by pressing against the body. Very dark patina.... (read more)
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19th century. An owl with peanut shaped body, bulging eyes and hooked beak. 1 3/4" height. Early with very dark patina.... (read more)
$75.00
19th century. A proverb. A hornbill perches with spread wings on a twisted cord spanning a curved war trumpet which is supported in the crotch of a tree. 2 1/4". Dark patina and particularly finely detailed.... (read more)
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$55.00
Late 19th-early 20th century. Addorsed pairs of birds mount a small sapling. Proverbial subject. Well detailed with medium patina. 1 1/2" height.... (read more)
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$95.00
19th century. 1 5/8" height. Two men standing with their hands joined. One with the other arm to his chest and the other with the free hand to his mouth. Demonstrating a proverb as was commonly the subject of these figural weights. Particularly early exam... (read more)
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$85.00
Late 19th century. 1 1/2" weight modeled as a throne (Kwedom chair of the Wenchihene), interestingly with neo Gothic form back, clearly of British colonial influence. Well detailed and excellent. A near identical example is in the collection of the Hunter... (read more)
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Iron with finely modeled up turned female figures as found on ships figure heads forming the quillons. Addorsed conical shaped grip. 6 1/4" blade, lacking the tip. About 1 3/4" missing and could be reconstructed and welded. The forte decorated with foliag... (read more)
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Early-mid 19th century. Pistol form, bronze with finger nub. Inset walnut grips. The front with and opening for a blade tipped slide, secured with a thumb screw. Slide lacking. Well used with good patina. The slide was extended to the width of the strap r... (read more)
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Late 19th century. The Grand Daddy of them all! 1 3/4" width, depicting an executioner with his hand on the victim's head, cutting the neck with a sword of the classic Ashanti sword of state form. The victim laying on his side with ankles bound, and hands... (read more)
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19th century. 2 1/2" height. A proverb, a man stands before a fruit laden tree, dislodging a fruit with a stick. Early example delicately detailed with fine patina.... (read more)
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