Saint Barbara Skoda Sculpture

Or best offer Saint Barbara was an early Christian martyr worshiped by mainly Catholics who face danger of sudden and violent death at work.  She is the patron saint of artillery and explosives professions, armorers and gunsmiths, military engineers, miners and tunnelers.  This statue of Saint Barbara features the main items associated with her story: the three windowed tower, a cannon and a branch. This statue of Saint Barbara is one of two known to be made as a special commissioned work for the Czech Skoda company.  Skoda started in 1859 as an arms manufacturing company, later a producer of bicycles, motorcycles, cars and trucks.  During World War 2 and Nazi Germany's occupation of Czechoslovakia, the Skoda factory was under control of Reichswerke Hermann Göring and served as producers of artillery parts, aircraft, firearms and ammunition components.  This statue is thought to be presented to the Nazi officers who controlled the company in 1942.  The statue is said to be made of artillery grade metal. The small plaque at the base reads: Skodawerke Pilsen, Kreigsjahr 1942. It is in excellent condition. Specifications: Height (with base): 51 cm Width (total): 16.5 cm Width of base: 14 cm Weight: 13.1 Kg

Authentic Moro Kris Sword

An authentic Moro Kris short sword from the Southern Philippines.  The Moro Kris is a rugged fighting blade that was mostly used in the Mindanao area of the Philippines.  The hilt, scabbard and blade are decorated with copper or brass decorations and the blade features a serpent or dragon like design.   The Moro people or actually Bangsamoro people, refers to the 13 Islamized ethnolinguistic groups of Mindanao, Sulu, and Palawan regoins.  The Moro fought against the Spanish invaders in the early 1500's using these short swords but the design of the blade itself is actually from pre Islamic influence era.  The wavy blade symbolizes the Naga; a mythical serpentine dragon that was worshipped in the animistic days of Malay history.

A Set Of Authentic Bedouin Shabariya Daggers

An authentic set of Bedouin shabariya daggers, one short and the other long, from Israel or possibly Jordan.  These shabariya daggers are all handmade with materials that the bedouin nomads could find around them from scrap metals or purchase/trade as they have done for centuries in the deserts of the Middle East.  These Arab Muslim Bedouin nomad dagger knives were used as everyday tools from slaughtering lambs to self defense and religious ceremonies.

Double Headed Wooden Horse On Wheels

Or best offer A folk art double headed wooden horse on wheels that twists and reveals two compartments in the horse's base. A beautiful piece of hand carved wood made most likely in India for a child in the early 20th century. One of the horse heads is a bit cracked and the piece shows its overall age of a hundred year old item. Dimensions: Height: 45 cm (17.71 inches) Width: 64 cm (25.20 inches) Shoulder width with wheels: 26 cm (10.23 inches)

Java Island Kris With Mythical Creature Hilt

A Kris or Keris dagger native to the island of Java in Indonesia with a beautifully wood carved mythical creature on the hilt and a exquisite wooden scabbard.  This Java island kris dagger with mythical creature hilt is from the 19th century and is in very good condition. Dimensions: With scabbard: 53.5 cm (21 inches) Without scabbard: 47 cm (18.5 inches)

Kukri Knife With Silver Decorated Scabbard

A late 19th century kothimora gurkha kukri knife with a beautiful silver decorated leather scabbard.  The blade is also decorated nicely and the handle is chipped on one side.  This antique kukri knife is in overall very good condition. Dimensions: With scabbard: 46 cm (18.11 inches) Without scabbard: 44 cm (17.32 inches)

Nautical Brass Table Lamp

Industrial lighting at its best!  A beautiful nautical brass table lamp made of a ship's search light.  This industrial style light can be a great addition for an office desk or a nice piece for interior decoration. Dimensions: Height: 33 cm (13 inches) Width: 25 cm (9.84 inches) Base width: 12 cm (4.72 inches)

Moroccan Jambiya Koummya Dagger

A Moroccan Jambiya dagger named Koummya made of yellowish chrome silver probably from the late 19th century to the early 20th century.  Beautiful Arab North African decorations and a beautiful tempered blade in this Moroccan Koummya Jambiya dagger. Dimensions: With scabbard: 43 cm (16.92 inches) Without scabbard: 36.5 cm (14.37 inches)