A superb cylinder seal carved in an exceptional carnelian stone, depicting a great god seated on a throne, in front of the throne stands two worshippers, behind the throne theere's a clear Cuneiform inscription in a square, a Goat and more cuneiform i ...click for details
A superb cylinder seal carved in an exceptional carnelian stone, depicting a great god seated on a throne, with demi-gods and a goat and a flying animal below. A smaller figure flying in mid-air or is standing on the back of the winged beast. Lots of symbols in the field. ...click for details
AN IMPORTANT VERY ATTRACTIVE CYLINDER SEAL, LIKELY SYRIAN OR BACTRIAN, 2ND. MILLENIUM BC.
A massive seal carved in a wonderful hard black stone in a fine provincial style and most likely Syrian, judging from both style and patina. The seal depicts heads and animals (likely rabbits) divided by space seperators and some grains. ...click for details
A superb celadon jade carving in the shape of a pendant plaque, dating to the Qing Dynasty, late 19th.-early 20th. century.
This plaque is one of better ones we've had of the type, carved in a wonderful clean stone and expert carving. On one side Chinese script-signs and on the side, an old man tending birds and flowers. ...click for details
A RARE CHINESE JADE CARVING OF A CAMEL,
LIKELY MING DYNASTY (1368-1644 AD) OR SLIGHTLY LATER
A attractive jade camel, carved and polished in the finest Ming style in a very good piece of pale celadon jade. The camel is c. 50 mm. and weighs 61 grams, massive impressive piece in hand. ...click for details