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 #1338368
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$650.00
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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1336233
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Extremely rare cylinder seal, Neo-Babylonian or Neo-Assyrian, ca 900-600 BC.

Made from copper or bronze and huge! (5,5 cm high, 3,6 cm width). Likely unique because only a few metal seals are documented, as they all were melted in antiquity. At the bottom of seal a trace of metal disc is visible (see photo) - that seal was mounted and the metal disc had a small loop (a rod ending). As D...
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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335703
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$1,950.00
Akkadian greyish stone cylinder seal with unique design, dating ca. 2300-2200 BC.

A very attractive seal, massive as most Akkadian seals are. Accompanied by a scholarly note by professor W.G. Lambert: "Cylinder Seal of Grey Stone. 32 x 24mm. In the centre of the scene is a standing god, with long beard, long robe from the waist of decorated cloth and bottom fringe. In each hand he is gripping the horn of a bull: the two identical: long curling beards and manes...
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1335172
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$295.00
A large and rare pottery bowl w. glazed interior dating to 10th-12th cent. AD.

The vessel is quite heavy and in a very sound condition.

The bowl meassure 192 x 82 mm. and is a rather large specimen.

Condition: Choice, original surfaces with limited restoration.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1335171
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$225.00
A rare glazed islamic pottery bowl dating to 10th-12th cent. BC.

The bowl measure 133 x 53 mm and features a beautiful symmetric design in black and brownish red colurs on a white base.

Condition: Choice, original surfaces with limited restoration
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1335068
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$395.00
Highly interesting pottery tile, antique, likely from Qajar period.

The tile is likely from a water fountain in a mosque for the ritual wash, since there's a hole below where a pipe would have been connected to the fauset.

A very interesting and beautiful tile with a long inscription, likely from the Koran.

Size: 20,8 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Superb and completely intact, with finely crackled glaze and patina

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1335067
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$350.00
Interesting pottery tile, antique, likely from Qajar period.

The tile is likely from a water fountain in a mosque for the ritual wash, since there's a hole below where a pipe would have been connected to the fauset.

A very interesting and beautiful tile with a winged and human headed lion wearing a kings crown, standing in a garden, inscribed and possibly dated. Interesting and a motif that is seen on the Seljug period wares.

Size: 23,5 cm. in diameter.

C...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1335066
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$395.00
Interesting pottery tile, antique, likely from Qajar period.

The tile is likely from a water fountain in a mosque for the ritual wash, since there's a hole below where a pipe would have been connected to the fauset.

A very interesting and beautiful tile with a man standing inside a mosque. He is holding his hands up.

Size: ca. 23 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice and intact, with finely crackled glaze and patina, minor abbrasions and stress cracks to the rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335055
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$650.00
A rare large Mesopotamian cylinder seal in shell, dating to the Akkadian period, c. 2200-2100 B.C.

A large seal measuring 19 mm. in diameter and 29 mm. in height.

a contest scene with gods/heros figthing bulls and a lion. Engravings were made in the finest style of Akkadian sealcutters.

Condition: Choice and finely preserved engraving, chipped affecting lower part of the engraving. Nice patina.

Ex. Estonian private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335054
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$350.00
Interesting unidentified white stone stamp seal, Western Asia, late 3rd.-early 2nd. millenium BC.

Most possible Elamite or BMAC.

The seal is rectangular with a diamond cross section and engraved on both sides with a horned bull and a large bird, likely an Eagle, caugth in mid air with wings spread, looks like it's in an attacking mode.

Size: 31 mm. long and 24 mm. broad. Pierced.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Old US collection, sold at Hirsch years ago. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335053
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$450.00
A rare smaller cylinder seal in Lapis Lazuli, dating to the Early Dynastic period, mid 3rd. millenium BC.

A choice early seal with a beautiful engraving of a contest scene.

Size: 15 x 8 mm.

Condition: Choice, smaller chip.

Ex. The Kjersgaard Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335051
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$395.00
Wonderful style Early Mesopotamnian seal, dating Jemdet Nasr / Early Dynastic, ca. 2800-2600 BC.

The seal is carved in black stone with a complicated scene of monsters fighting.

Size: 28 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, with some wear.

Ex. Anders Egeskov collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335047
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A choice cylinder seal, very large, Mesopotamian, Early Dynastic fase III dating 2500-2300 BC.

The seal carved in marble or other hard white stone and engraved with a contest scene in high relief!

Size: 37 mm high and 20-21 mm. thick

Condition: Choice VF, nice smooth wear.

Provenance: Estonian Private Collection, formerly London dealer.