All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356045
A beautiful dish decorated floral elements in red, black and green on a white ground. Transoxiana / Samarkand or Nishapur, 10th.-11th. century.

Size: ca. 21-22 cm. wide and 4-5 cm. deep.

Condition: Intact, but with some gluing and possible restoration.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356044
A beautiful bowl decorated floral elements in red, black and green on a white ground. Transoxiana / Samarkand or Nishapur, 10th.-11th. century.

Size: ca. 16,5 cm. wide and 7 cm. deep.

Condition: In exceptional condition for type, looks unrepaired with wear to the glaze on the rim.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356041
Rare pottery bowl, dating to the Ghaznavid Dynasty, 11th.- 12th. century AD.

Finely incised and decorated bowl in green and brown.

Pottery decorated with incised designs and splashed colored glazes like this was popular in most areas of the Islamic world. This bowl belongs to a group of ceramics usually described as Bamiyan and found in Afghanistan, there is no archaeological evidence that they were produced there.

Size: 215 mm. wide and 55 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1356040
Rare Islamic pottery dish, Nishapur, Samenid ca. 900-1000 AD.

A choice dish with beige glaze, and a black caligraphic decoration in the center of the bowl, low walls. Attractive in hand.

Size: 20 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice, likely some professional restoration but difficult to spot. Slightly uneven, but it's as made.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1356039 (stock #20173121)
CULTURE: Ancient Egypt PERIOD: 26th Dynasty, 664 – 525 BC MATERIAL: Bronze DIMENSIONS: Height 21.4 cm (23.5 with tag) REF: 20173121 PRICE: 7,000 euros PROVENANCE: From a private collection, Holland. Acquired in the 1970s. CONDITION: Good state of preservation, only the figure has lost part of the feathers of the crown. Without restorations. DESCRIPTION: A solid bronze statue of one of the principal deities of the Egyptian pantheon, the god Osiris...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356038 (stock #20173227)
CULTURE: Greek, Magna Graecia PERIOD: 4th Century BC MATERIAL: Pottery DIMENSIONS: Diameter 29 cm; height 5 cm REF: 20173227 PRICE: 3,600 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection of M. G., Madrid, Spain. Acquired as an inheritance from the grandmother, Concepción de Martí Garcés, grand-daughter of José de Martí Cardeñas, collector and painter. The latter was Curator of Fine Arts in the Universal Exhibition of 1888 in Barcelona. CONDITION: Intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1356037 (stock #20173129)
CULTURE: Ancient Egypt PERIOD: Late Period, 664 - 323 BC MATERIAL: Bronze DIMENSIONS: Height 19 cm REF: 20173129 PRICE: 3,500 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection Mr. Saen, Belgium. PUBLICATIONS: EXHIBITIONS: CONDITION: In a good state of preservation, without any restoration. Some traces of the original gold coating can be observed. DESCRIPTION: A solid bronze appliqué representing a cobra...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1356036 (stock #20141765)
CULTURE: Ancient Egypt PERIOD: Late Period, 26th -30th Dynasty, 646 – 343 BC MATERIAL: Faience SIZE: Height 13.2 cm REF: 20141765 PRICE: 950 euros PROVENANCE: From a private collection, Asia. CONDITION: Good state of preservation, without restorations. DESCRIPTION: This ushabti figurine is depicted as a worker holding two hoes for work in the fields of Osiris in the afterlife. He is wearing a tripartite wig which falls down between the shoulders...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356034 (stock #20143048)
CULTURE: Ancient Egypt PERIOD: Fayum, recent Neolithic, 3,900 - 2,600 BC MATERIAL: Flint DIMENSIONS: Length 11 cm REF: 20143048 PRECIO: 900 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection of Robert Testart (1925 - 2013), Normandy, France. Former vice-president of "Amis du Musée d'Evreux". Before in the ancient collection “Lalanne”. CONDITION: Good state of preservation, intact. DESCRIPTION: A single piece flint knife, worked on both sides...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1356033 (stock #20143021)
CULTURE: Etruso-Corinthian PERIOD: 6th Century BC MATERIAL: Pottery DIMENSIONS: Height 33.5 cm REF: 20143021 PRICE: 5,000 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection of B. L., Paris, France. Acquired in the art market before 1990. CONDITION: In a good state of preservation. A breakage to the handle has been professionally restored. DESCRIPTION: A Greek vase decorated over the entire exterior surface and base. The interior has been painted in black...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356030
An exceptional Arkkadian (Mesopotamian) stone Mace Head, dating 2400-2100 BC.

A rare Mace, carved and polished in a fine almost black Serpentinite stone, a stone widely used for seals in the period. The Mace of Piriform, but in this case finely fluted for extra impact power.

Size: ca. 60 mm. high and 55 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356028
A rare Mace head in superbly polished Greenstone, Greater mesopotamia, 3rd. millenium BC.

The Mace head is very attractive, polished in a type green hardstone, slightly elongated form, like a hammer and deadly in hand-to-hand battle.

Size: ca. 70 mm. long and 43 mm. high, weight: 217 grams.

Condition: Superb.

Provenance: From an old German Private Collection of Mace Heads (W.D.), bought in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356026
A mace typical for the Nagada II Period of 3600 - 3250 B.C. in Upper Egypt, with an inverted pear-shaped (piriform) design continuing in use throughout the Naqada III Period (3250-3100 BC). Similar mace heads were also used in Mesopotamia around 2450-1900 BC.

Size: 58 mm. wide and ca. 53 mm. high. Compact and heavy.

Condition: Choice, some uncleaned earthern encrustations, but completely intact and attractive.

Provenance: From an old German Private Collection (W.D....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1356025
Senatus Consulto
$2,850.00
Seljuk Slave warriors of the Samenid Dynasty, likely from Nishapur, ca. 11th Century AD.

Of bronze alloy, of tapering fluted form finely engraved with running arabesques along the length of each flute and surmounted by a shallow domed cap, and moulded circular socket engraved with a band of ropework above a row of diamond-shaped florets.

A mace head of this type was described by Niẓām al-Mulk as used by the Turkish slave warriors at the Ṣāmānid cour...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1356016
An Egyptian alabaster head from a shabti. With finely carved facial details, with remains of long lappets and with remains of a hoe on his left shoulder. 18th/19th Dynasty, 1550-1213 B.C. 1 3/4 inches high. With losses as shown. From an old NYC collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1356004
Senatus Consulto
$1,650.00
A beautiful and large Pre-Achaemenid Silver Phiale (offerbowl), decorated in Repousse, Ancient Near East, Early-mid 1st. millenium BC.

A spectacular piece in hand with a paticularly fine ancient patina, uncleaned!

Size: 16,6 cm. in diameter, 47 mm. high ca. 206 grams of silver!

Condition: Intact, with a few short closed cracks and a few edge chips Ex. Old German Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356003
An Egyptian Predynastic Diorite mace head, Naqada II, c. 3500 - 3200 BC, of ovoid form with flat bottom and a finely polished small rim-line at the top, holed at center for mounting to a handle.

Size: 60 mm. wide and ca. 50 mm. high. Condition: Intact, scratches, smaller closed cracks and some chips to the rim, likely from ancient use.

Ex. Old German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1355937
JFF - Ancient Art
EUR 1799.00
Extremely rare shabti for Iset-en-Khebit

Iset-en-Khebit was the daughter of the Kushite king Shabaka of the 25th Dynasty. Iset-en-Khebit tomb was excavated by Mace during excavations at Abydos in 1899 - 1900. Her burial contained four broken alabaster canonic jars, and 370 shabtis, of which only 37 were inscribed like this one! The ratio of one inscribed shabti to ten uninscribed shabtis suggests the former could perhaps be “overseer“ figures. The usual “overseer“ type wearing ...