Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1323586
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$150.00
A terracotta Polychrome pottery jar, Indus valley, likely Mehrgarh 3300-1700 BC.

A well-crafted vessel with superbly preserved decoration and a small footring.

Size: 82mm. wide and 52mm. high.

Condition: Choice, unrestored and as found with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322320
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$995.00
Very large and exceptionally rare pottery dish, Nishapur or Transoxiana, 9th.-10th. century AD.

A beautiful dish with elements in black and red on a white ground. With particularly artful style caligraphy and fine geomethric decoration.

The caligraphy stylized and normally proverbs of good wishes to the owner or perhaps parts of the Koran.

Diameter: 27 cm.

These dishes are all rare and in high demand and this is perhaps one of the finest we've ever handled...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322319
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$950.00
Large and rare pottery dish, Nishapur or Transoxiana, 9th.-10th. century AD.

Extremely beautiful dish in the strong black on white style with particularly artful caligraphy!.

The caligraphy stylized and normally proverbs of good wishes to the owner or perhaps parts of the Koran.

Diameter: 25,4 cm.

These dishes are rare and in high demand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322318
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$850.00
Rare pottery dish, Nishapur or Trasoxiana, 9th.-10th. century AD.

Extremely beautiful dish in the strong black on white style with particularly artful caligraphy!.

The caligraphy stylized and normally proverbs of good wishes to the owner or perhaps parts of the Koran.

Diameter: 21 cm.

These dishes are rare and in high demand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1322253
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FINE POTTERY BOWL WITH GREEN AND BROWN INCISED DECORATIONS, WESTERN-CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH-11TH. CENTURY AD.

This rare bowl originates from the eastern part of the ancient Samanida Empire, around the Bamiyan region. It bears an incised ‘Sgraffiato’ geometric and floral pattern with a yellow, brown and green glaze on a cream base. A complicated and beautiful bowl!

Size: ca. 165 mm. wide and 75 mm. deep...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322251
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$235.00
FINE POTTERY BOWL, WESTERN-CENTRAL ASIA, SAMANID DYNASTY, c. 10TH. CENTURY AD.

A fine bowl decorated with a stylized caligraphy in brown and red on a cream ground - Very attractive!

Size: ca 167 mm. wide and 73 mm. deep.

Condition: Choice, a few cracks restored and with much original glace, an honest bowl with original surfaces for the type.

Ex. Copenhagen Dealers collection, aquired over a period 20 years.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1322250
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$295.00
A finely made smaller bronze jar or wine cup, dating to the Achaemenid Dynasty of Western Asia, 7th.-4th. BC.

A beautifully patinated jar in vase shaoe, with nice concenthric lines.

Size: 85 mm. wide and 75 mm. high.

Condition: Choice for type with fine patina and encrustations. Completely intact and of sound metal.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1322232
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$195.00
A wonderful larger bronze dagger in pristine condition for type, Bactrian cultures, late 3rd.-early 2nd. millenium BC

Interesting leaf-shaped dagger in rather heavy bronze casting for the often thin type. Small tang. The central area slightly thicker in order to make a stronger blade

Size: 22,8 cm. long and 5,3 cm. wide over the base of blade.

Exceptional preservation with the attractive Azurite and light green patina - a gem!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322231
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$150.00
A nice terracotta pottery jar, Indus valley, likely Mehrgarh 3300-1700 BC.

A well-crafted vessel with geomethric decoration.

Size: 12 cm. wide and 7,5 cm. high.

Condition: Choice and unrestored as found with fine patina. Some wear to the decoration and very minor dents as should be expected for the type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322230
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$225.00
A large terracotta Polychrome pottery jar, Indus valley, likely Mehrgarh 3300-1700 BC.

A well-crafted vessel with superbly preserved geomethric decoration.

Size: 13 cm. wide and 8,6 cm. high.

Condition: Superbly preserved, unrestored and as found with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322229
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$185.00
A terracotta Polychrome pottery jar, Indus valley, likely Mehrgarh 3300-1700 BC.

A well-crafted vessel with superbly preserved decoration and a small footring.

Size: 11,5 cm. wide and 8 cm. high.

Condition: Choice, thin stress hairline at the rim, unrestored and as found with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322228
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$1,350.00
A huge piece for type and culture. Ancient Near East, Amlash or neighboring cultures, 1300-1100 BC.

A massive and finely sculptured vessel with decoration on the globular body around the neck. Small looped handle at one side of the sprout. Shiny black-brown glazed ware. Incised with dot decoration and lines. Very impressive in hand and with darker colour than in the pictures.

Size: 28 cm. high, very wide and massive.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322227
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$850.00
A huge piece for type and culture. Ancient Near East, Amlash or neighboring cultures, 1300-1100 BC.
A massive and finely sculptured vessel with decoration on the globular body around the neck. Small looped handle at one side of the sprout. Shiny black-brown glazed ware. Incised with dot decoration and lines.

Size: 23 cm. high, very wide and massive.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection, in Denmark 40-50 years...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322226
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$950.00
A huge piece for type and culture. Ancient Near East, Amlash or neighboring cultures, 1300-1100 BC.

Finely sculptured to look like a large bird with the beak as the sprout of the vessel.

Size: When we bought it we did not realize from the pictures how massive it is. Around 33 cm. wide and ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1322182
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$650.00
Sumerian pouring vessel from stone - very similar to these vessels which have been found from the Royal Tombs of Ur. An extreme rarity with the man-headed bull in high relief reclining on the side of the vessel.

Condition: Choice - a chip missing, but the main and most important part with figure in high relief is well preserved.

The lamassu is a celestial being from Mesopotamian mythology bearing a human head, bull's body, sometimes with the horns and the ears of a bull, an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1322179
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$350.00
Bactria, c.2000 – 1500 BC.

Perhaps the finest of a small group of chlorite jars we've obtained recently. With a small foot and ornately decorated in high relief below the rim on the entire surface with typical Bactrian style ornaments. Note the small hole where a sprout in another materian was once mounted.

Size: 73 mm. wide and 33 mm. high.

Condition: Intact with glossy surfaces and much eye appeal. Minor ding to the body.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322049
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
LARGE POTTERY BOWL WITH GREEN GLACE, WESTERN-CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH-11TH. CENTURY AD.

A very high bowl, almost cone shaped and particularly large for the type. Eastern part of the ancient Samanid Empire, around the Bamiyan region.

Size: ca 23 cm. wide and 12 cm. high!.

Condition: Choice for type with much original glaze, hairline cracks restored and almost invisible. Terrific pearl (Iridescent) shine to the glace, that you will sometimes find on genuine ancient pott...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1322023
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$150.00
interesting silver bulls head amulet, Hittite Empire, 2nd. millenium BC.

Finely made amulet in heavily patinated silver, shaped as a bulls head and with a loop on top. Wearable today and very attractive.

Ex. J. Rubins (Ancient Art)