All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426954
A beautiful larger silver bowl, Sassanian Empire, 300-600 AD.

The Sassanid Dynasty, was the the last native Persian Kingdom to rule Ancient Near East before the Islamic conquest.

An attractive hammered silver bowl with multible concenthric lines around the interior.

Size: ca. 17 cm. wide and 4,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Nice. A small hole and a chip to the rim, othervise intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426953
A beautiful larger silver bowl, Sassanian Empire, 300-600 AD.

The Sassanid Dynasty, was the the last native Persian Kingdom to rule Ancient Near East before the Islamic conquest.

An attractive hammered silver bowl, with an scetchy incised animal in the center of the interior and multible concenthric lines around. It looks like a simple bird, but it needs more cleaning to be certain!

Size: ca. 17 cm. wide and 6 cm. tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426950
A beautifully patinated bronze standard base, 'Luristan', Western Asia, 1200-800 BC.

Finely sculptured bronze standard base, made to present bronze sculptures of deities and heroes.

Size: 10,3 cm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426949
A beautifully patinated large bronze standard base, 'Luristan', Western Asia, 1200-800 BC.

Finely sculptured bronze standard base, made to present bronze sculptures of deities and heroes.

Size: 14,2 cm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1426188 (stock #IV549)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A beautiful Gandharan stucco head from the Indus Valley, ca. 4th - 5th Century AD. This superbly detailed sculpture is 2-3/4” high, is masterfully carved from stucco and depicts a young man with beautifully detailed coif. Traces of red pigment typical of the Hadda types are visible in his hair. In exceptional condition. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1425782
Anatolian marble idol with a disk-head on a short neck. The pouch-like body with vestigial arm stumps.
Variant of the Kusura-type, cf. item 522 in: Jürgen Thimme. Kunst der Kykladen. Karlsruhe 1976.
Marble
Anatolian, Early Bronze Age II-III, 3rd Millennium BC
H. 5.5 cm (2.2 in)
Intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1424703
A terrific lot of stones from jevellery etc, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The collection consists of A few ancient Carnelian beads and ringstones, a Lapis bead from Western Asia, a pair of particularly fine and large spindlewhorl and other gems.

Size: Up to 30-31 mm.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1424702
A beautiful set of 4 scarce larger beads and a Byzantine gaming bead.

The beads very nicely made with applied glass in different colours, the gaing piece in green glass, uncleaned with white patina.

Size: Up to 29 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact with some minor chips to a few beads as seen.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1424701
A set of 7 impressive large glass beads, Roman to islamic period, 1st.-8th. century AD.

Carefully selected beads of massive sizes: One Phonician or Roman Spindlewhorl, in black and white colours, one rare Roman Blue glass spindlewhorl shaped piece, a fine black with red applied glass, likely also Roman, several massive glass beads in built glass of different colours, Islamic and a Byzantine gaming piece with concentric rings

Size: 26-28 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1423218
Islamic glass flask with very flat, lentoid body and long neck. White glass partially covered with an iridescent patina.
For a related example in the Petrie Museum database, cf. item no. 22143.
Glass
Islamic, 10th-12th Century AD
H. 4.9 cm (1.9 in)
Swiss private collection Zurich, acquired in the 1990s.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1423197
A Persian Luristan heavy bronze object, likely military, 1st. mill. BC.

It looks like a bronze knuckles or perhaps a caltrop type of devise, we're not certain. Finely patinated and zoomorphic with the point shaped as a beak and with other stylized animal heads applied.

Size: 6,6 cm. wide and 4,1 cm. tall.

Ex. Matthias Steinhausen collection and aquired at Kunsthandlung Aloys Faust, Cologne
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1422984
An attractive battle axe, Luristan type, but likely made further north east in the Caspian Sea area, ca. 2000-1600 BC.

The axe with an outswayed edge and a socket decorated with lines in relief.

Size: 12 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, nice specimen with green patina, good metal, some cleaning marks and minor ancient loss to blade.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1422983
An ancient bronze figure of a goat, Islamic, Persian Empire, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

A symbolic piece, cast in bronze with the typiacal stlized legs.

Size: 4,5 cm. long. Ancient loss or casting defect to one horn othervise completely intact and with a fine green patina.

Ex Matthias Steinhausen, bought in the 1970s at Kunst und Antiquitäten Katebi, Köln.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1422980
A wonderful solid silver Bracelet from the Caucasian area, dating to the 1st. millenium BC.

A heavy silver armring evolving into a huge spiral, very complicated and beautiful silverwork for the period.

Size: ca. 7,1 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1422629
A finely decorated sturdy silver Bracelet, Uratu Or Median, ca. 8th.-6th. cent. BC.

Beautiful bracelet of thick, high purity silver, finely decorated finials.

Size: 65 mm. diameter and 54 mm. inner diameter.

Weight: 48,5 grams!

Condition: Supern, finely toned silver great metal. Wearable.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422208
A large and very rare stamp seal, carved in Rock-Crystal, Early Mesopotamian, Jemdet Nasr or slightly earlier, 4th. millenium BC.

Rock-crystal was seldomly used as a medium for this types of seal, in the early mesopotamian period in the 5th.-4th. millenium BC. The engraving on the base with stylized animals.

Size: 25 mm. long, 20 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice!, signs of much ancient use with wear around the edges of the piercing.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422206
A beautiful and very scarce stamp seal, scaraboid shape, Neo-Babylonian, ca. 8th.-6th. century BC.

The seal superbly polished in a multi-layered banded agate stone. On the base carved with a winged beast.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition: Choice!, signs of much ancient use with wear around the edges of the horisontical piercing.

Ex. Egeskov Private Collection, ex Senatus Consulto, 2003, formerly in a German Private Collection 1970-1989.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422204
Fine seal carved in Quartz-Diorite, engraved with winged animal, likely a Griffin, on the base, Neo-Assyrian, 9th-6th. century BC.

Very attractive stone carved in a pyramidal shape with small piercing at the top. The use of diorite in art was most important among very early Middle Eastern civilizations such as Ancient Egypt, Babylonia, Assyria, and Sumer...