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A large Enameled copper (Mina) pot Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 11" x Dia: 14.5" (27.5cm x 36cm)

A large Enameled copper (Mina) pot

 Damascus, Syria. Late 18th / Early 19th Century. H: 11" x Dia: 14.5" (27.5cm x 36cm) 


IS-002-A 19th Century, large brass vessel with very fine engraving in Arabesque design incorporating Khartooshes with Arabic scripts, Damascus, Syria.  Size: W 22" x H 19" x Top 17" (55cm X 47.5cm X 42.5cm).

Islamic engraved brass vessel

A 19th Century, large brass vessel with very fine engraving in Arabesque design incorporating Khartooshes with Arabic scripts, Damascus, Syria.  Size: W 22" x H 19" x Top 17" (55cm X 47.5cm X 42.5cm).


IS-003-Early 19th Century Ottoman or Moorish flint lock rifle decorated with silver, black enamel and ruby glass. C1820s-30s. 60" Long.

Ottoman flint lock rifle

Early 19th Century Ottoman or Moorish flint lock rifle  decorated with silver, black enamel and ruby glass. C1820s-30s. 60" Long.


IS-009-Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with  silver wire inlay,  9" Long.

Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab)

Late 18th / Early 19th Century Wooden shoes (Kibkab) with  silver wire inlay,  9" Long. 


Ottoman Quran Box, A 19th Century Islamic , Ottoman Empire Embroidered box, Metallic silver thread on blue velvet background.,W: 8" x D: 4.5" x H: 3.75"

Ottoman Quran Box

 A 19th Century Islamic , Ottoman Empire Embroidered box, Metallic silver thread on blue velvet background.,W: 8" x D: 4.5" x H: 3.75"


A Persian silver lidded decanter with fine engraving of vine motif Iran C1920s. H: 11.5" x W: 5.5"

Persian Silver Decanter

 A Persian silver lidded decanter with fine engraving of vine motif  Iran C1920s.  H: 11.5" x W: 5.5"


Late 19th Century Coptic Screen, Carved Mahogany, Turned Mahogany (Mashrabiah) and Ivory inlay. Probably Egyptian.

19th Century Coptic Screen

Late 19th Century Coptic Screen, Carved Mahogany, Turned Mahogany (Mashrabiah) and Ivory inlay. Probably Egyptian.


A bronze and silver inlay Betel Nut Box, Moro-Philippine C19th Century, W: 8" H: 4" D: 3.75".

Bronze and silver inlay Betel Nut Box

A bronze and silver inlay Betel Nut Box, Moro-Philippine  C19th Century, W: 8" H: 4" D: 3.75".


Large Enamel on Copper Plate/ Panel /Tile with Quranic verse, Damascus, 20th Century. 20 1/2" X 20 1/2".

Islamic enamel on copper panel

Large Enamel on Copper Plate/ Panel /Tile with Quranic verse, Damascus,  20th Century. 20 1/2" X 20 1/2".


Early 19th Century Islamic Flintlock Rifle C1810-1830, Octagonal "Damascus Steel" barrel tapered and flared, clear "water marks" with engraving and silver & Gold inlay with Islamic Arabesque motif, Walnut stock with engraved brass ornamentations and butt plate.

19th Century Islamic Flintlock Rifle

Early 19th Century  Islamic Flintlock Rifle C1810-1830, Octagonal "Damascus Steel" barrel tapered and flared, clear "water marks" with engraving and silver & Gold inlay with Islamic Arabesque motif, Walnut stock with engraved brass ornamentations and butt plate.
Measurements: L: 64.5"  x W:  8" at the widest (161.25cm X 20cm). 


An Islamic, Ottoman Empire Scribe's Chest with Horn, Tortoiseshell and Mother-Of-Pearl Inlay, Turkey, 18th Century. Of rectangular form on bracketed feet with hinged beveled lid, the lid, front, sides and back are inlaid with horn, mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, the interior lined with red velvet,(probably later), all inlay is perfect and stable, overall in excellent original condition with no sign of any major restoration.

18th Century Ottoman Empire Scribe's Chest

An Islamic, Ottoman Empire Scribe's Chest with Horn, Tortoiseshell and  Mother-Of-Pearl  Inlay, Turkey,  18th Century. Of rectangular form on bracketed feet with hinged beveled lid, the lid,  front,  sides and back are inlaid with  horn, mother-of-pearl and tortoiseshell, the interior lined with red velvet,(probably later), all inlay is perfect and stable, overall in excellent original condition with no sign of any major restoration.
Measurements: W: 18.5" x H: 12" x D: 10.75" ( W: 46.25cm , H: 30cm, D: 26.8cm)


A Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery, probably Morocco, Early 20th Century. Salmon color.

Islamic Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery

A Silk Satin robe with silver thread embroidery, probably Morocco, Early 20th Century. Salmon color.
Measurements on the  last  image.


A bronze Pandan box, India 18th Century comprising of 5 lidded compatments topped with peacocks. Size: Diameter 4" x H 3.75" (10cm X 9cm). Missing one leg and one bird.

18th Century Indian Pandan box

A bronze Pandan box, India 18th Century comprising of 5 lidded compartments topped with peacocks. Size: Diameter 4" x H 3.75" (10cm X 9cm). Missing one leg and one bird.


A 19th Century engraved and silver inlaid brass tray. Damascus, Syria. Dia: 14"

19th Century Syrian silver inlaid tray

A 19th Century engraved and silver inlaid brass tray. Damascus, Syria. Dia: 14"


A Hispano-Moresque Pottery plate, Islamic Motif of a marching bird, Copper luster on natural clay color background. (Spain C1890-1900 ), Diameter: 12.5".

Hispano-Moresque Pottery plate

A Hispano-Moresque Pottery plate, Islamic Motif of a marching bird, Copper luster on natural clay color background. (Spain C1890-1900 ), Diameter: 12.5".


A pair of Persian Qajar Doors, Carved and Polychrome painted with stained (colored) glass panels and mirrored glass inlay. Iran, early-mid 19th Century.

pair of  Persian Qajar Doors

A pair of  Persian Qajar Doors,  Carved and Polychrome painted with stained (colored) glass panels and mirrored glass inlay. Iran, early-mid 19th Century.

Measurements: 15" wide X 71" tall + hinging dowels. (37.5cm X 177.5cm).

Condition: loss to the left side lower part and miner other loss and old repairs in other parts. Provenance.


Judaica, 19th \ 20th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts, 5" X 6"

19th Century Jewish Brass Astrolabe

Judaica, 19th \ 20th Century Persian \ Jewish brass Astrolabe with engraved inscriptions in Hebrew on all parts,  5" X 6".


Late 19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box, Damascus, Syria.  From the period of Sultan Abd Alhamid II "Abdul Hamid II" (1876 - 1909). Brass with silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Arabic scripts in Cartouches on the top and 4 sides with the Quranic verse reading:,",بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ,إِنْ يَنْصُرْكُمُ اللَّهُ فَلا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ وَإِنْ يَخْذُلْكُمْ فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَنْصُرُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ,صدق اللَّهُ العظيم,",and the Star & Crescent on the outside.  The inside is devided into sections or wells, a large one, a smaller one and 2  inkwells, Large Cartouche on the inside of the cover inscribed:,"السلطان الملك عبد الحميد المجيد الثاني", " Alsultan Almalek Abd Alhamid Almajeed Althany" ending with the symbol of the Ottoman Empire (Star & Crescent).,Measurements: W: 12"  x D: 5" x H: 4",(30cm x 12cm x 10cm).,The box is of exceptional quality of craftsmanship, in excellent original condition and gauranteed of the period above.

Late 19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box, Damascus, Syria.  From the period of Sultan Abd Alhamid II "Abdul Hamid II" (1876 - 1909). Brass with silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Arabic scripts in Cartouches on the top and 4 sides with the Quranic verse reading:,",بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ,إِنْ يَنْصُرْكُمُ اللَّهُ فَلا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ وَإِنْ يَخْذُلْكُمْ فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَنْصُرُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ,صدق اللَّهُ العظيم,",and the Star & Crescent on the outside.  The inside is devided into sections or wells, a large one, a smaller one and 2  inkwells, Large Cartouche on the inside of the cover inscribed:,"السلطان الملك عبد الحميد المجيد الثاني", " Alsultan Almalek Abd Alhamid Almajeed Althany" ending with the symbol of the Ottoman Empire (Star & Crescent).,Measurements: W: 12"  x D: 5" x H: 4",(30cm x 12cm x 10cm).,The box is of exceptional quality of craftsmanship, in excellent original condition and gauranteed of the period above.

19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box

Late 19th Century Ottoman Empire Seal \ Scribes \ Inkwell Box, Damascus, Syria.  From the period of Sultan Abd Alhamid II "Abdul Hamid II" (1876 - 1909). Brass with silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Arabic scripts in Cartouches on the top and 4 sides with the Quranic verse reading:
"
إِنْ يَنْصُرْكُمُ اللَّهُ فَلا غَالِبَ لَكُمْ وَإِنْ يَخْذُلْكُمْ فَمَنْ ذَا الَّذِي يَنْصُرُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِهِ
صدق اللَّهُ العظيم
"
and the Star & Crescent on the outside.  The inside is divided into sections or wells, a large one, a smaller one and 2  inkwells, Large Cartouche on the inside of the cover inscribed:
"السلطان الملك عبد الحميد المجيد الثاني"
 " Alsultan Almalek Abd Alhamid Almajeed Althany" ending with the symbol of the Ottoman Empire (Star & Crescent).
Measurements: W: 12"  x D: 5" x H: 4"
(30cm x 12cm x 10cm).
The box is of exceptional quality of craftsmanship, in excellent original condition and guaranteed of the period above.
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

18th \ 19th Century Ottoman Yatagan , steel blade with silver inlay, gilt silver and horn hilt, The Sheath is wood, brass and leather.  Overall length 30" (75cm).

18th \ 19th Century Ottoman Yatagan

18th \ 19th Century Ottoman Yatagan , steel blade with silver inlay, gilt silver and horn hilt, The Sheath is wood, brass and leather.  Overall length 30" (75cm).


19th \ 20th Century Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn. Engraved bronze and tooled steel. In good working order. Overall length: 10.5" (26cm).

Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn

19th \ 20th Century Persian gun powder flask \ powder horn. Engraved bronze and tooled steel. In good working order. Overall length: 10.5" (26cm).


Large Islamic Mamluk Revival hanging Mosque Lamp, Ottoman Empire, Damascus, Syria late 19th Century. Dome shaped upper part with flared top openning, lower part with 8 oil-lamp opennings around a graduated vase shaped bottom ending with a cast finial, all suspended by 3 handmade chains decorated with ornements and brass balls. Superb quality of craftsmanship, all around pierced and finely engraved brass with heavy silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Cartouches with writing in Arabic script.,Mesurements: Lamp H: 28" x Diameter:16" (70cm x 40cm), Total Height with Chains: 49" (122cm). ,Condition: overall excellent condition, Glass oil bulbs are missing, 5 western electrical sockets with electrical wiring were added at some point in the mid 20th Century to the inside for illumination.

19th Century Large Islamic Mamluk Revival hanging Mosque Lamp.

Large Islamic Mamluk Revival hanging Mosque Lamp, Ottoman Empire, Damascus, Syria late 19th Century. Dome shaped upper part with flared top opening, lower part with 8 oil-lamp  openings around a graduated vase shaped bottom ending with a cast finial, all suspended by 3 handmade chains decorated with ornaments and brass balls. Superb quality of craftsmanship, all around pierced and finely engraved brass with heavy silver and copper inlay in Arabesque motif and Cartouches with writing in Arabic script.

Measurements:  Lamp H: 28" x Diameter:16" (70cm x 40cm), Total Height with Chains: 49" (122cm).  

Condition: overall excellent condition, Glass oil bulbs are missing, 5 western electrical sockets with electrical wiring were added at some point in the mid 20th Century to the inside for illumination.


Very rare, 17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box. Teak wood banded and studded with hand forged and finely tooled iron studs all over, the hinges, closure latch, handles an rings are all hand forged and tooled iron. The interior is divided into several compartments  and inlaid with ivory, the inside of the lid is very finely and intricately gilt and polychrome painted in vegetation motif. Size: W: 15" x D: 6" x H: 5.5" (38cm x 15cm x 14cm).

Very rare, 17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box. Teak wood banded and studded with hand forged and finely tooled iron studs all over, the hinges, closure latch, handles an rings are all hand forged and tooled iron. The interior is divided into several compartments  and inlaid with ivory, the inside of the lid is very finely and intricately gilt and polychrome painted in vegetation motif. Size: W: 15" x D: 6" x H: 5.5" (38cm x 15cm x 14cm).

17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box.

Very rare, 17th \18th Century Indo-Persian Calligrapher \ Scribes box. Teak wood banded and studded with hand forged and finely tooled iron studs all over, the hinges, closure latch, handles an rings are all hand forged and tooled iron. The interior is divided with several compartments  and inlaid with ivory, the inside of the lid is very finely and intricately gilt and polychrome painted in vegetation motif.

Size: W: 15" x D: 6" x H: 5.5" (38cm x 15cm x 14cm).


Ahmad Alkarkhi, Iraqi \ American, Acrylic on canvas, 36" x 36", Abstract with Arabic Calligraphy, Signed LL.
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Jean Volang, (Vietnamese / French 1921-2005), "Femme au bouquet" (Woman with bouquet) Oil on canvas, signed LR "Volang" also signed and titled on the back. size: 24" x 29" + original hand made parcel gilt frame.

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Ernest Gyimesi Kasas (Hungarian - American, 1901 - 1994). Venetian scene of the Santa Maria della Salute, Oil on canvas, Signed LR ,
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Ahmad Alkarkhi, Iraqi \ American. "Spring of Maryland" Acrylic on board. 26" x 33". Signed LR.
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Ahmad Alkarkhi, Iraqi \ American, Oil on paper landscape. 12" x 16". Signed LL.
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Charles Levier, (French-American, 1920 - 2004), Oil painting on canvas still life, signed LR "Levier", also titled and signed on the back "Ch Levier", canvas size 36" x 24". + Original Gilt frame.
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Modernist oil on canvas, "The Apprentice", 36" x 36" signed LR "Lawson".
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Nasser Ovissi, 20th Century, Persian American, "Ancient Scroll", Mixed media on paper, Signed LR "Ovissi" C1980s, art size: 26" x 19" in a giltwood shadow box, frame size: 28" x 33"
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Edward Rosenfeld, American (1906-1983). Oil on masonite landscape, signed and dated LR "Edward Rosenfeld 59", scene size: 24" X 30" + Frame.
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Jean Volang, (Vietnamese / French 1921-2005), Port landscape , Oil painting on canvas, 20" X 24" + Original frame. signed LR "Volang".
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Robert Watson (American 1923 - 2004), Oil on canvas 22" x 38" + frame, signed and dated LR "R. Watson 64".
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Theadora Kane (American, 1906-1977). Oil on board, Cairo, "The Pottery Seller", Signed LL "Theadora Kane, Cairo", Size: 15" X 30".
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Khaled Al-Maz (Latakia, Syria. 1938). Acrylic on canvas, signed & dated in Arabic LR, also signed and dated on the back "Khaled Mazz 2006", size: 40" x 40".
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Joseph William Dawley (American 1936 - 2008). Oil on board portrait of an old man, signed LR "Dawley", size 9" x 11" + giltwood frame.
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Mahmoud Daadouch, Syrian (Damascus 1934 - Rome 2008). Oil on canvas Mother & Child, signed LL "M. Daadouch" also inscribed, signed & dated on the back, 1965. Size 14" X 19.5" + gilt frame.
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Edward Rosenfeld, American (1906-1983). Oil on masonite landscape, probably Rockport, signed UL"Edward Rosenfeld", scene size: 9" X 12"
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Raouf Abd el-Megid , Egyptian (1932-1991), Arabic \ Middle Eastern oil painting on canvas, abstract of a mosque and Islamic architecture by Egiptian artist Raouf Abd El-Magid, signed LR "Raouf". 42" x 31" + frame.
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Still Life by Jean Isy De Botton (French American 1895-1978) Watercolor on artist board 20" X 30" + matt & frame, signed & dated LR "Jean De Botton 1942" .
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Stephane H.C. Gourjon (1912 - ?), "La Vallee De La Musinè" (Musine Vally), Oil on canvas, 20" x 28" + frame, signed LR "S.H.C. Gourjon", also signed, titled & dated on the back.
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Jean Isy De Botton (French American 1895-1978), "crépuscule sur Venise" (Venice at dusk), Oil on canvas 15" X 18", signed LL "Jean De Botton" also signed, titled & dated on the back.
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Mario Russo, Italian (1925 - 2000), Oil on wood panel, 23" x 40" (30" x 47" framed), Signed LR "Russo" also signed, inscribed and dated 1955 on the back. Mario Russo, a painter, illustrator and graphic artist, born in Naples in 1925. In 1948 he graduated from the Art Institute of Naples. In 1950 he moved to Rome in the Trastevere neighborhood. In these years he started participating in exhibitions in Italy and abroad. Between 1973 and 1974 he traveled all over Italy. In 1977 he started painting and exhibiting in Canada and in 1984 he made several paintings that relate to the Chinese and Japanese theater. In 1985 he devoted himself to studies and construction of major works inspired by the world of Fellini's films and characters. In 1992 he produced a retrospective at the Palazzo Braschi. He died in Rome on March 7, 2000.
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Jean Volang, Vietnamese / French (1921-2005), Oil on canvas landscape, 21" X 26" signed LR "Volang".
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Jean Volang, Vietnamese / French (1921-2005), Oil on canvas landscape, 21" X 26" signed LR "Volang".
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Edward Rosenfeld (American (1906-1983) Oil on masonite, Landscape , Signed & Dated LL "Edward Rosenfeld 49", art size 18" X 24", in original painted wood frame.
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Mario Russo, (Italian 1925 - 2000), "La Sapienza" Oil on canvas 35" X 35", Signed and dated LR "M. Russo 66" also titled, signed and dated on the back "La Sapienza 66".
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Mario Russo, (Italian 1925 - 2000) Oil on canvas 24" x 20", Signed and dated LR "M. Russo 63" also signed & titled on the back "M. Russo". Mario Russo, a painter, illustrator and graphic artist, born in Naples in 1925. In 1948 he graduated from the Art Institute of Naples. In 1950 he moved to Rome in the Trastevere neighborhood. In these years he started participating in exhibitions in Italy and abroad. Between 1973 and 1974 he traveled all over Italy. In 1977 he started painting and exhibiting in Canada and in 1984 he made several paintings that relate to the Chinese and Japanese theater. In 1985 he devoted himself to studies and construction of major works inspired by the world of Fellini's films and characters. In 1992 he produced a retrospective at the Palazzo Braschi. He died in Rome on March 7, 2000.
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Jean Volang, (Vietnamese / French 1921-2005), Oil on canvas, Signed LR "Volang", Canvas size: 13" x 18"
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Ahmad Alkarkhi, Iraqi \ American, Acrylic on paper landscape in Iraq, 12" x 9".
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Alda Tossani Spinelli (European 1880-1959), Oil on Canvas Still Life of Roses, 31.5" X 23.5" + original frame, Signed LR "Spinelli".
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