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MAORI HEI TIKI GREEN NEPHRITE PENDANT

MAORI HEI TIKI GREEN NEPHRITE PENDANT

( ID: ka1065 )

A RARE MAORI HEI TIKI GREEN NEPHRITE PENDANT NEW ZEALAND, 20TH CENTURY. Size 3 1/4 " Some reference pictures below   ...

Price:$4,500
Rare 19th- early 20th C. Kiribati Micronesian or Palau Coconut Fiber Armor Cuirass and Sharktooth sword

Rare 19th- early 20th C. Kiribati Micronesian or Palau Coconut Fiber Armor Cuirass and Sharktooth sword

( ID: ka761 )

A quite uncommon and rare to find set of Kiribati coconut fibre armor with an original sharktooth sword.  This example likely dates to the early 20th C.  Very nice condition. Dimensions: sword - 33" armor- 16"tall, 11" diam ...

Price:$2,100
JFK President Kennedy and  Lyndon Johnson Masks Election Campaign 1960

JFK President Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson Masks Election Campaign 1960

( ID: ka731 )

Amazing piece of history! Superb detailing and stunning resemblance. Add this to your collection of JFK President Kennedy collection. Two silicon masks. Made from carved silicon or rubberized material, probably around election year of 1960.  The rubberized material easily comes off the plaster bases.Good condition.  Dimensions as seen on pictures. about 1" wide and 3" tall.   ...

Price:$500
19th C. Maori New Zealand War Axe Toki Kakauroa or Turipou Circa 1845-1872 Maori Land Wars

19th C. Maori New Zealand War Axe Toki Kakauroa or Turipou Circa 1845-1872 Maori Land Wars

( ID: ka692 )

A fine and early example of a 19th C. circa 1845-1872 Maori war axe. These were the favored weapons of the feared Maori warriors during the attempted consolidation of the North and South Island by the British during the Maori Land Wars of. These examples were called Toki Kakauroa or turipou and were related other Maori war clubs and axes pouwkenua, tewhatewha, taiaha, and patiti. This example has a fine but aged axe head with the remains of the European or English trade maker name. The finely grained and patinaed haft is made of dark hardwood with some attractive carving at the top o...

Price:$1,800
19th C. Italian Carved Wooden Bust of St. Mark, patron saint of Venice

19th C. Italian Carved Wooden Bust of St. Mark, patron saint of Venice

( ID: ka549 )

A beautifully carved, 1.25-1.5X lifesize head of St. Mark, the patron saint of Venice. This piece is well carved of a solid piece or oak or mahogany and displays some wonderful age, in the cracks seen underneath and the blackened spots where it appears to have survived a fire. A really interesting piece, likely carved in Europe to be set in a church altar or tabernacle. Dates from the 19th C. and is quite heavy. Dimensions are 16" x 8" x 5" and 15lbs....

Price:$900
Super rare late 17th C. Northern Russian Iron and bone mounted strongbox casket sunduq

Super rare late 17th C. Northern Russian Iron and bone mounted strongbox casket sunduq

( ID: ka470 )

NOT FOR SALE A very rare northern Russian, likely Arkhangelsk work, mid to late 17th C. iron and bone mounted strongbox. Very heavy and well made construction, with a fully functioning lock, with another lock plate for a smaller padlock, now missing unfortunately. Very similar in design, the cutouts, to bone mounted Arkhangelsk boxes PLEASE CLICK ON THUMBNAIL TO SEE MORE IMAGES...

Wonderful late 16th c.- early 17th C. Dutch New World Sea Captain's treasure Casket

Wonderful late 16th c.- early 17th C. Dutch New World Sea Captain's treasure Casket

( ID: ka463 )

NOT FOR SALE From my own private collection, this is an extraordinary piece A beautiful late 16th- early 17th geldkassket, or treasure casket, that would have held diamonds, rubies, and other jewels as well as gold. This example can actually be attributed to a European sea captain who traveled to the New World. The decoration of this piece includes a New World Indian in the exact style, with the tobacco leaf headdress, that was depicted on maps from this same time period. But even more interesting is that on the inside of the casket, etched on the lock cover is a Native American female merm...

1851 Crystal Palace Lithograph Book

1851 Crystal Palace Lithograph Book

( ID: oa432 )

A very rare copy of Volume I of the 1851 Crystal Palace Exhibition book of Lithographs. All of the lithogrpahs are present over 60 of them, with some beautiful examples of weapons made by the Spanish Master Eusebio Zuloaga. ...

Price:$1,299
19th C. Native American Wax Head

19th C. Native American Wax Head

( ID: ka434 )

A very rare 19th C. Museum de-accessioned Native American wax head. The sculpting is superb and has a loads of character. It is only slightly deformed by heat over the years but is in otherwise very nice condition with most of the original hair and eyebrows as well as the two original glass eyes. It looks really cool....

Price:$1,999
19th C. Wax Head

19th C. Wax Head

( ID: ka435 )

A fine 19th C. Museum de-accessioned wax head. It is missing the right eye but is in otherwise very nice condition. It would look great with an antique helmet. ...

Price:$1,100