A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.
One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels. ...click for details
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE
WITH LID, MADE IN THE STYLE OF THE HAN DYNASTY, C. 1880-1920 AD
The stone of a celadon tone with patches of russet and brown inclusions areas, carved in the form of a vase supported on a prominent foot, the body encircled by a low-relief band of archaistic motif. The vessel has a full dragon hand ...click for details
A GRAECO-PERSIAN CARNELIAN SCARABOID
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The seal engraved with a crouching Sphinks, in front a military dagger. The seal scarab is carved in a fantastic pink and celadon stone with a blood-red inclusion and some black encrustations. Exceptional and perhaps the most beautiful ancient stone we've handled from thi ...click for details
FINE LARGE SCARABOID SEAL WITH THE CARTOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC
Unsually large and well engraved glazed steatite scaraboid with engravings on both sides. Obverse: Well-defined hieroglyphs, Reverse: Two cartouches of Thutmose topped by a pair of feathers of Maat.
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