A fine Old babylonian or Assyrian cylinder seal in black hematite, dating to 2000-1600 BC. Southern mesopotamian type from the socalled Isin-Larsa period.
A deity is handing over an object to another figure, where a 2nd. deity is standing behind. In the fields spacefilling objects, among which is a star, an animal and a bird.
Condition: Superb. Exceptional quality like all seals from the collection!
Ex Swedish private collection - purchased during the 1950s at Viktoria Lindströms Antikhand ...click for details
An artful style and quite large Chinese terracotta tomb figure, dating to the earlier Ming dynasty, c. 14th.-15th. cent. AD
We have handpicked a selection of exceptionally condition glaced and painted figures out of a large Chinese collection. Our figures are of a much better style and detail than most authentic figures on the market. ...click for details