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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415623
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$295.00
Interesting and very rare stamp seal of Scaraboid form, Phoenician, ca. 8th.-6th. century AD.

The seal is engraved with what we interpret as a stylized Turtle on the top and a Griffin on the face.

Size: 18 x 15,5 mm.

Condition: Choice, small chip to corner of base.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415621
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$375.00
A rare stamp seal in black serpentine stone, carved with a mythical monster, Neolithic ca. 4th.-3rd. millenium BC.

An attractive larger stamp seal carved and fine polished in a rare bottom or oval gable form with holes for attaching it in the upperside. The seal flat and engraved with a winged mythical monster with a scorpios tail and forpart of a horse and a sun or star in the left field! Very nice and interesting representation.

Size: 24 x 18,5 mm.

Conditio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415620
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$375.00
A large and beautiful prehistoric gable seal, Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A rectangular seal in hard black Serpentine stone, engraved with with a Bull or Stag within frame. Nice quality engraving in a fine medium.

Size: 28 mm. long and 21 mm. wide.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1800 item #1415485
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$295.00
A very attractive Danish Mangle board, very finely decorated with deep carvings and dating 1788. Extra fine and very precise carving of a complicated patterns over the entire surface, including initials and dating. A particularly interesting and nice large horse-handle, typical 'Viking' style for the early period.

The mangle board (sometimes called mangling board or smoothing board) is one of the most time-typical and interesting objects of folk art, this old domestic implement was us...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1415484
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$275.00
A Danish Mangle board, nicely painted with largely preserved old colours of black, red and green and the date 1837. Carved with a fine floral motif and initials of the first owner. A nice archaic horse with real horsehair as a tail. Fine well-preserved antique.

The mangle board (sometimes called mangling board or smoothing board) is one of the most time-typical and interesting objects of folk art, this old domestic implement was used to press or smooth laundry after washing.

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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1415483
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$375.00
A superb Scandinavian, likely Danish Mangle board, very finely decorated with deep carvings and date 1846. Extra fine and very precise carving of a complicated symethric pattern over the entire surface. This board was made in the manor of the Islandic boards where the board is slightly curving, to be able to smooth the laundry better.

The mangle board (sometimes called mangling board or smoothing board) is one of the most time-typical and interesting objects of folk art, this old do...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1415330
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HIGH QUALITY LARGE NARINO CAPULI PEDESTAL BOWL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular bowl has the body decorated with a black and red-on-cream resist painted pattern of two lizards.

Size: ca. 20,5 cm. in diameter and ca. 9 cm. high.

Condition: Superb! Flawless with fully painted and preserved surfaces.

Ex. Swedish Private Collection (Est...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1415318
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A very rare and elaborate Tomb pottery figure of Sancai coloured Chicken, Chinese, dating to the Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.

The figure is superbly executed and and finely glaced in orange and green and with good details in black and red pigments. This chicken is the 3rd. we've seen of the chicken type ever.

Ming Dynasty figures of attendants are fairly common and comes in a variety of styles and periods, domestic animals are on the other hand, very scarcely seen. Luckily, w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415315
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$295.00
A superb quality Islamic bowl, Islamic, ca. 12th century A.D. (494 AH – 597 AH). Central Asia - Bamiyan.

Turquoise glazed, pottery bowl with a hemispheric body rising from a short foot. Undecorated and with a beautiful glossy glaze slightly darker blue towards the center. Nice 'spiders web' of silver iridescence over the interior

Condition: Superb.

Size: approx 11,1 cm. wide and 6,3 cm. high.

Ex. Danish Private Collection, from the London Antiquitie...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415272
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$650.00
A finely decorated Islamic pottery bowl, likely from Kashan or further east, approx 10th.-11th. century AD.

The bowl is decorated with a beautiful floral pattern of 6 petals in red and black on a cream ground. In the center perhaps caligraphy in a rectangular frame. Very detailed and attractive.

Size: 22,5 x 9 cm.

Condition: Choice, with some breaks restored but nice for type.

Ex Swedish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415271
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$1,150.00
An important and beautiful larger pottery bowl with an extensive arabic inscription, Kashan area, ca. 12th.-13th. century AD.

Absolutely stunning conically shaped pottery bowl with green-yellow decoration on a cream-white ground. Two standing birds facing each other, surrounded by floral decorations and micro dots; near the rim a band of Arabic Caligraphy running all around the bowl, possible a recitation of verses of the Quran.

Size: 25 cm. wide and 10 cm. high.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415270
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$1,850.00
A massive pottery dish in the finest style with Cufic Caligraphy, Nishapur or Samarkand, ca. 10th. century AD.

Beautiful dish with cufic caligraphy around central floral petals and symethic decorations in red and black, all on a cream white ground around.

Size: 36,5 cm. wide in diameter and 10 cm. high (max). - a really large size for this fine type.

Condition: Choice. A dish with much ancient crackled and glossy glace as seen in the pictures; theres some restor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1415236
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$1,375.00
Dominican republic, Taino culture, ca 1000-1300 AD. , ca. 1000 to 1300 AD.

An interesting and very rare carved ritual figure with a terrific ancient patina and provenance to an old German Collection. The sculpture was made in a white-cream stone, perhaps fossilized coral(?)

The Three Pointer Zemi stone figure are among the very few items from Taino referenced by Spanish chroniclers of the 15th century. The three-pointer is the most unique Taino shape with its characteristi...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1415210
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$695.00
A rare pair of large, high quality Ming Dynasty pottery figures of a warriors or officers. The figures date to 1368-1644.

Both figures with many fine details. High helmets with decorations, dark blue and torqouise harness with lions on the shoulders and chest. One is holding a helberd in his right hand, the other a grenade in each hand. Pigmented colors in red, white, black and torquoise of which much remains.

The heads are attachable as on most larger Ming figures. Massi...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1415209
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$395.00
A large and high quality Ming Dynasty pottery figure of a warrior probably an officer, dating to 1368-1644.

The figure with many fine details. A high helmet with decorations, dark blue and torqouise harness with lions on the shoulders and chest. He is holding a sword in his right hand. Pigmented colors in red, white, black and torquoise of which much remains.

The head is attachable as on most larger ming figures.

He is placed on a hexagonal podium - a very vivid ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1415207
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$295.00
A rare and unusual Tomb pottery figure of a Sheep, Chinese, Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.

The figures are well-proportioned and finely glaced with good details. The glace in white (Wool-colour) and bright green on the horns.

Ming Dynasty figures of attendants are fairly common and comes in a variety of styles and periods, domestic animals are on the other hand, very scarcely seen.

Size: 14 cm. tall and 11,5 cm. long.

Condition: Superb, the glace with fine...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1415206
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$295.00
A rare and unusual Tomb pottery figure of a Sheep, Chinese, Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.

The figures are well-proportioned and finely glaced with good details. The glace in white (Wool-colour) and bright green on the horns.

Ming Dynasty figures of attendants are fairly common and comes in a variety of styles and periods, domestic animals are on the other hand, very scarcely seen.

Size: 14 cm. tall and 11,5 cm. long.

Condition: Superb, the glace with fin...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1415205
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$395.00
A large and high quality Ming Dynasty pottery figure of a warrior probably an officer, dating to 1368-1644.

The figure with many fine details. A high helmet with decorations, harness in green and yellow Sancai colors with lions on the shoulders and chest. He is holding an axe in each hand. Pigmented colors in red, white, black and torquoise of which much remains.

The head is attachable as on most larger ming figures.

He is placed on a hexagonal podium - a very vi...