All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335769
A completely intact flaked danish neolithic axe, dating to 3rd-2nd mill BC. The axe has a convex, perfectly shaped cutting, edge and straight parallel sides which taper to a squared off butt end.

The axed measure 135 mm. Each face of the object has been worked with flaking - a very skillfull job!

The flaked sides taper evenly towards the butt end.

The axe has a beautyful mottled greyish white and beige patina and is in nearly superb condition.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1335768 (stock #BNJsmKangDis)
A lovely Chinese porcelain Kangshi Period polychrome dish. The edges are "flueted" in 4 places and the interior base features a garden scene with flowers, rocks, and a fence. In excellent condition, no chips, no cracks, no hairlines. Measures 5.25 inches diameter by 1.25" high. Dates circa 1790
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335767
A very attractive neolithis chisel dating to 2400-2000 BC.

The chisel was knapped by an expert flintsmith with fine, symmetric curves on the broadside.

It is unpolished and fairly large measuring 166 mm. The patina is black and and quite glossy - an attractive piece in hand.

Condition: Choice!, some roughness to the edge, othervise superb.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335766
A very rare danish neolithic flint miniature dagger. Probably a broken spear which was recut to a small dagger with fishtail shape.

Excellent napping in distinct fishtail shape. Delicious whitish grey patina.The dagger measure 106 mm in length.

Some roughness to the edge but otherwise in superb condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335765
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$1495.00
A rare large lancet dagger with parallel knapping, Danish, Late neolithic period (Daggertime), ca. 2200 BC.

A high quality large and impressive lancet shaped dagger. The dagger is extremely well made with fine tiny details from the knapping (chipping) of the silex. The dagger is parallel knapped and the details of this splendid work is clearly visible in the pictures. Size: c. 210 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1335764
Rare set of two Laotian bronze weights, dating late 18th.-early 19th. century AD.

The weights are cast the Goat and cat from the Chinese Solar Zodiac and with their low weights, very rare and highly collectable. 8,5 and 7,7 grams. Weights are equivalent to the 1/2-1 Tical weights of Burma.

Ex. Old German Collection.

Condition: Choice, with smooth brown patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1335738
This rare group dates from the early Tang Dynasty. It's made of grey pottery and it has traces of painting ( see the back of the cart ). The ox is very well proprtioned and was made with an eye for detail: notice the ring in the nose and the tail curved around its body. The cart consists of three parts; the weels come off. The three pieces have been mounted on a professional stand. Dimensions: the ox : height 18 cm, length 24 cm, the cart: height 31 cm, length 23 cm, width 17 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1335733
Part of a ceremonial dancing apron. Dimensions: 15 x 4 cm. Good condition with extensive age wear and a glossy patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1335730
The sides with openwork carving depicting lotus flowers. The top is wlightly curved. Dimensions: 21.5 x 10,5 x 6,5 cm. Good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1335721 (stock #CN-1637)
Tang Dynasty Blue Glazed Jug. 618-907 AD. A rare, large, single-handled jug in a rich, blue lead glaze with lighter, somewhat pearly areas of oxidation, which leaves exposed the white-slipped base. Raised on a foot ring. Solid, unrestored condition. 7 3/4" x 6 1/4" diameter. 5 lb. 8 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1335716 (stock ##89)
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Qianlong Imperial Snuff Bottle Christies Sotheby's Bloch Collection Record Rare Buddha
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1335715
A very choice pottery vessel from the Ban Chiang culture in ancient Thailand, Udon Province, ca. 500-300 BC. It has very intricate, geometric designs typical of Ban Chiang pieces.

Size: Roughly 24-25 cm in height

Condition: Superb for type! - basically unrestored and unbroken. Small polished patch on the rim, which was possibly an attempt to remove a discolouration, since it does not look like a repair. Original surfaces overall!

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1335714 (stock ##36)
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Qianlong Kangxi Vase Christies Longevity Bonhams Sotheby's Flambé Mark of Qianlong
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1335713 (stock ##36)
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Qianlong Kangxi Vase Christies Longevity Bonhams Sotheby's Flambé Mark of Qianlong
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1335712 (stock #IN-612)
Bidri Ware Vase. Karnataka, India, 19th- early 20th century. Sand cast alloy of copper and zinc, inlaid with pure silver wire. The alloy is oxidized through the application of a mineral paste until as dark as iron, with which it is often mistaken. This craft originated in Bidar, in the Deccan, and flourished under the 15th century Bahmani Sultanate, of which Bidar was the capital. Gaining wider appreciation under the Mughals, its manufacture spread to Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1335710
A BAN CHIANG RED PAINTED POTTERY JAR Thailand (3600 BC – 200 AD).

This large and impressive jar is in a superb condition for the type with an excellent artful pattern on the globular body, high foot and neck. Likely from the later fase, ca. 500 BC

Size: ca. 26 cm. high and 22 cm. wide.

Condition: Superb for type, unrestored and completely intact with perfectly preserved decoration.

Ex. German Collection, aquired before 1980
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335708
Sumerian quartz cylinder seal with banquet scene, Early Dynastic III, ca 2500-2300 B.C.

Size: 19 mm.

Depicted two facing seated female (rare occurrence!) figures w birdheads before the temple, both wearing long skirt and raising a cup.

Ex. P. Erelt Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335706
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$1,400.00
Neo-Babylonian or Neo-Assyrian cylinder seal, dating ca. 800-700 BC.

A spectacular cylinder seal, relatively large and perfect condition and wonderful style.

In lapis lazuli, burnt or petrified on the surface.

Size: 30x15mm.

Accompanied with a note of prof. Lambert: ''The main items shown on this seal are two gods. On the right is a standing god in a nimbus. he wears no head-gear, but a long robe open at the front, from which one leg projects...