Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340536
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$1,200.00
Very large Medieval Islamic cast bronze oil lamp, Khorasan Seljuk/Seljuq Turks Period 11th.-12th Century A.D.

The largest we've ever handled or seen of this type! Very attractive and interesting medieval Islamic lamp.

Height: 20 cm. The lamp is around 20 cm. wide as well. a massive piece and heavy.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340395
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$675.00
Interesting Cylinder seal, North Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 1800-1500 BC.

The seal is rather large, carved in black stone, and engraved with a contest scene with a man with a staff or lance confronting a large horned animal and other animal and symbols all around them.

Size: 27 mm.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340394
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$350.00
A superbly engraved Carnelian Scaraboid seal, Greek or Achaemenid Empire and dating 6th.-4th. century BC.

The seal round and engraved with an achaic design of a horned bull.

Carved in a fine patinated Carnelian stone.

Size: 14 mm. in diameter.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340393
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$95.00
A nice 14 mm. wide stamp seal, Mesopotamia, Halaf/Ubaid Period, 5000-3500 BC.

The seal pierced for suspension and finely engraved with a symethric pattern in black serpentinite.

The typical geomethric design of the period and superb condition in a fine stone.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340377
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$185.00
Sassanian Carnelian seal with worshipper standing in front of the alter of Ahura Mazda, 3th.-5th. century AD.

Nice for the type, also engraved on the back and with excellent patina.

Size: ca. 17 mm.

Provenance: From the collection of Dr. M., Rheinland, 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1340105
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$295.00
A rare and exceptional islamic pottery bowl, Western Asia, 11th-12th cent AD.

The body of the bowl has a rounded shape. On the exterior there are two carved lines close to the rim of the vessel. The interior is beautyfully decorated with a floral design with very strong colors.

Size: ca. 173 mm. wide and ca. 80 mm. high

Condition: Choice!, excellent with much original glaze, some light restoration and in a good condition for type. Minor chip to the rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1340104
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$250.00
A very interesting islamic pottery bowl, Western Asia, likely Nishapur ca. 1100-1200 AD.

The bowl is decorated with what appears to be birds. Perhaps a mythical scene?.

The bowl measure ca. 19 cm. wide and 8 cm. high

Condition: Choice, some light restoration of a few breaks, but with largely intact original glaze with some wear in places.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1340101
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$275.00
A round and massive pottery bowl, Western Asia, dating to 1100-1200, The bowl measure 23 cm. wide and nearly 9 cm. high

Attractive interior decoreation in patterns green-blue and brown glaze on a white ground.

Condition: Choice! Some very light restoration, if any at all. Chips to the glaze, attractive bowl in good condition for it's type. Finely crackled glaze with gloss.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1340099
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$250.00
A very attractive and original pottery bowl, Western Asia, dating to the Islamic period, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The bowl measure ca. 184 x 68 mm. cm with steep and straight walls.

The interior is decorated with a symmetrical design in white green and red colors.

Condition: Choice! Perhaps some very light restoration of the rim. Some losses to the glaze

A bowl in a much better than average condition with an attractive decoration and fine colours.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1340096
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$175.00
A beautyful Bamiyan splashed sgraffiato dish, c. 1100-1200 AD.

The dish has a thick green & white glaze, the inside surface incised with simple ornamentations.

Condition: Choice! The dish is intact and with the original, completely un-restored, glaze. Boobles and flaws are from the making and there's a few minor ancient dents.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1338593
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$275.00
Rare Greco-Persian bronze lance with intact iron rivet. The fact that the rivet is iron and the design would place this bronze lance rather late in the 1st. millenium BC, likely around 800-600 BC

The lance is very attractive with fine dark green patina.

Size: ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1338587
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$450.00
Superb large Ancient Western Asia bronze lance w Azurite patina

A huge bronze lance, Western Asia, Turmenistan/Uzbekistan, later bronzeage dating to the 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

A fine style weapon, very impressive size and great patina. Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 41 cm.

Condition: Superb Fine azurite patina and excellent metal.

Provenance: Johan Dæhnfeldt collection of ancient weapons, ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1338368
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An Achaemenid or Greco-Persian bronze bowl, Western Asia, ca. 6th century B.C.

An exceptionally well-made cast bronze phial, low-temperature, forming almost brass or bell metal. finely decorated with inverted rim and rounded base and omphallos. Made for wine-offerings to the gods.

Inscribed with some cuneiform letters, undecifered. The inscription possibly a later addition, we're not certain.

Size: 140 mm. wide and 58 mm. high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1338365
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$895.00
RARE & INTERESTING BRONZE AXE, ANCIENT NEAR EAST OR WESTERN ASIA, NEO-ELAMITE TYPE, 2ND.-1ST. MILLENIUM BC.

A puzzling piece, obviously authentic with a fine brown and green patina. The axe is decorated with a zoomorphic pattern of intertwinned animals, perhaps snakes, and just below the blade an ancient inscription in an undecifered scriptform...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335792
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$225.00
A RARE AND LOVELY CHLORITE STONE JAR, BACTRIA, CA. 2000.1500 BC

The jar very attractive with a sprout, finely carved and polished with a small footring and a pinched rim. Also note the raised section around the sprout.

Size: 93 mm. over the sprout.

Condition: Choice, the sprout slightly chipped as seen in the pictures, othervise intact. Some uncleaned dirt in the interiour of the jar.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335708
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1335207
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$225.00
A rare & choice islamic pottery dish dating to 11th-12th cent AD.

The dish measure 146 x 30 mm and has a beautiful torquise / blue glase.

The bowl is in choice condition - intact but with some restoration and a few dents to the glaze.

A carved pattern of floral petals on the side of the interior.