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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Prehistorical item #1460195
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Central Asia, Bactria (Bactria Margiana / BMAC), ca. 2nd-1st mill. BC.

A very nice white stone goblet or high-stemmed cup - the stright side bassin is resting on a conical base.

Size is 62 x 105 mm (c. 2,5 x 4 inches).

Condition: A very nice stone goblet with expected and typical restoration and chips.

Ex German Private collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1456419
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$225.00
A delicate female sculpture of terracotta, capturing a goddess of fertility, Indus, Harappa Fase, 2500-1900 BC.

Abstract form with delineated legs, curved arms, voluptuous breasts situated beneath an incised pectoral collar, and broad shoulders. Highly stylized face with impressed circular eyes, prominent nose, slender lips, and tall forehead topped with a neatly arranged coiffure.

Condition: Choice for the fragile and always repaired type, this figure is nicely repaired se...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1452384
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$149.00
An interesting set of Western-Central Asian / Bactrian bronzes from 2nd. millenium BC.

A drinking bowl with low rim and cup with a somewhat higher vessel. The cup is quite massive and heavy.

Large vessel with high walls - for food or water storage. A small omphalos in the interior.

Sizes: 9 x 3 & 8 x 4,5 cm / 3,5 x 1,2 & 3 x 1,8 inches.

Condition: Choice, uncleaned bowls. The cup with a hairline crack. Very nice patinas.

Ex Danish Private...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1447463
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$295.00
A wonderful collection of 30 quartz beads, Greco-Bactrian Empire, ca. 2nd. cent. BC-1st. AD.

Interesting and rare selection of beads from Bactria, Balkh Area, made during the Greco-Bactrian Empire and with remnants of later dying in Cobalt and torquise during the Islamic Dynasties, 9th.-10th. century AD.

These types of beads are expertly carved in the very hard Quartz material, with rating of 7+ on the hardness scale for semi-precious stones with panels/faceted. These beads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1447461
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$100.00
Lot of 6 handpicked superb larger quartz beads, Greco-Bactrian Empire, ca. 2nd. cent. BC-1st. AD.

Interesting beads from Bactria, Balkh Area, made during the Greco-Bactrian Empire and with remnants of later dying in Cobalt and torquise during the Islamic Dynasties, 9th.-10th. century AD.

These types of beads are expertly carved in the very hard Quartz material, with rating of 7+ on the hardness scale for semi-precious stones with panels/faceted. These beads were once classi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1447459
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$195.00
A wonderful small collection of 10 handpicked superb larger quartz beads, Greco-Bactrian Empire, ca. 2nd. cent. BC-1st. AD.

Interesting and rare selection of 10 beads from Bactria, Balkh Area, made during the Greco-Bactrian Empire and with remnants of later dying in Cobalt and torquise during the Islamic Dynasties, 9th.-10th. century AD.

These types of beads are expertly carved in the very hard Quartz material, with rating of 7+ on the hardness scale for semi-precious sto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1436123
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$1,650.00
An exceptional rare and splendid ancient Chlorite stone jar Inter-cultural style of Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar carved in a green-black chlorite stone with thick walls and a pronounced base decorated with two confronting Scorpio-men on each side, Southern Kermanh intercultural style of Bactria, Persia and Mesopotamia. Wonderful vivid style of carving! Attractive and symethic with the creatures carved with a bold and artistic hand. The scorpio was a creature associated...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1435392
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$225.00
Lot of 4 delicate female sculptures of terracotta, capturing a goddess of fertility, Indus, Harappa Fase, 2500-1900 BC.

Abstract form with delineated legs, curved arms, voluptuous breasts situated beneath an incised pectoral collar, and broad shoulders. Highly stylized face with impressed circular eyes, prominent nose, slender lips, and tall forehead topped with a neatly arranged coiffure.

Condition: Larger and better fragments of heads and torsos, one is repaired.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430642
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$1,200.00
A rare and splendid ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar carved in a green-black chlorite stone with thick walls and a rounded base decorated with two confronting Parrots on each side, Southern Kermanh intercultural style of Bactria, Persia and Mesopotamia. Wonderful vivid style of carving! Attractive and symethic with the birds carved with a bold and artistic hand.

Size: 86 mm. wide and ca. 52 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, some ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430233
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$685.00
An superb ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar of perfect symethric proportions, carved in a green-black chlorite stone with concave walls and a fantastic detailed decoration over the entire surface.

Size: 9,3 cm. D.

Condition: Superb, still retaing the delicate light greyish patina.

Ex. Old collection, collected in the 1970s-80s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430226
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$350.00
A wonderful patinated Chlorite bottle, Intercultural style of Tepe Yahya / Bactrian, 3rd. millenium BC. [ca. 2500 BC).

Beautiful bottle with fine pyramidal / architectorial decoration and lines on the neck and shoulders. Carved in green-black Chlorite with an exquisite ancient greyish patina.

Size: 55 mm.

Condition: Superb. Interestingly there's a lumb of bronze encrustation near the rim from buriel with bronze objects.

Ex Old Private Collection, co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430165
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$325.00
A wonderful patinated Chlorite bottle, Intercultural style of Tepe Yahya / Bactrian, 3rd. millenium BC. [ca. 2500 BC).

Beautiful bottle with a fine dot decoration and lines on the neck and shoulders. Carved in fine green black Chlorite with a fine ancient greyish patina.

Size: 56 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex Old Private Collection, collected in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430164
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$375.00
A rare and very early representation of a Deity, Ancient Near East, 3rd. millenium BC.

The deity likely god from Mesopotamia or Susa, but made in the Southern region and of the mixed intercultural style of Kermanh / Bactria.

The half figure fragmentary with a beak-like nose, large eyes and a small 'sailors' hat, with lumbs of cobber on the body likely representing clothings.

Size: 7 cm.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429573
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$1,495.00
An awesome ancient Chlorite stone Chalice Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The beaker carved in a massive chlorite stone with thick walls and high stemmed foot. The vessel is decorated with 12 Scorpios in two bands of 6 with tails and claws almost touching. Scorpios and snakes are often seen on Southern Kerman and Bactrian stone carvings in the 3rd. millenium, with stylistical elements from both Bactrian and Mesopotamian civilizations, and influenced from the peculiar elamite art ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412892
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$395.00
A huge Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization or Bactria-Margiana Complex, Ca. 2600 to 2100 BC. Middle Bronze Age, Western Central Asia.

Located in present day northern Afghanistan, eastern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan and western Tajikistan, centered on the upper Amu Darya (Oxus River)

A really massive and decorative bronze or white bronze (high silver content) stamp seal, of the earlier floral types, done in openwork; with a larger loop on the back.

Diamet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411772
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$295.00
A fine pair of different and nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery jars, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

One of the jars is of a vase form with a small round base and a flaring rim, the other of a typical Indus form with conical walls, both with painted motifs of fishes and geomethric forms.

Size: 1,3 cm. high and 10 cm. wide for the conical form, and ca. 11,5 cm. tall for the vase.

Condition: Choice lot! Intact with fine decoration. Mi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411769
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$250.00
A fine matching pair of nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery jars, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The jars of a vase form small round base, painted zoomorphic motif of a lions and multible fishes.

Size: 12-13 cm. tall each.

Condition: Nice lot, the fish jar is completely intact, the lion jar has a repaired crack, some typical wear to the decoration.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411768
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$275.00
A nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery vase, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The beautiful vase-form decorated with fish swimming and geomethric decoration.

Size: ca 15 cm. tall and 8-9 cm. wide - a substantial piece from Indus Valley

Condition: Choice for age and type. Intact with a few smaller chips to the rim.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1410174
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A rare and attractive pottery bowl, Pre-Columbian Peru, Ica-Chincha Culture of the Ica Valley, Peru, ca. 1000-1476 AD (Comtemporary with Chancay and Inca Empire).

The Ica-Chincha culture refers to art that reigned in the Ica, Chincha and two other south Peruvian river valleys in the years 1000-1476 A.D. There is no full certainty as to the social structure of the culture, but apparently there was no strong central government, like the period of the Nasca culture on the south coast of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Prehistorical item #1409522
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$295.00
A nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery beaker or cup, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The vessel with high walls on a narrow base, painted zoomorphic motif of a cow and some geometrical patterns.

Size is 9,5 x 10 cm.

Condition: Choice for age and type. Intact with a few smaller chips.

Ex. Danish Private collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Prehistorical item #1409501
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$295.00
A nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery beaker or cup, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The vessel with high walls on a narrow base, painted zoomorphic motif of a fish and some geometrical patterns.

Size is 9,5 x 9,5 cm.

Condition: Choice for age and type. Intact with a few smaller chips.

Ex. Danish Private collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398126
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$650.00
A very rare and splendid silver Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization, Ca. 2600 to 2100 BC. Middle Bronze Age, Western Central Asia.

Located in present day northern Afghanistan, eastern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan and western Tajikistan, centered on the upper Amu Darya (Oxus River)

Even this large Compartment seals are fairly common on the market in bronze, whereas large silver seal like our seal are extremely rarely encountered!

The seal cross-shaped in hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1366081
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$850.00
A wonderful matching set of three Mace Heads of the rare claw-shaped type, Bactria, 2nd. millenium BC.

Bactrian bronze egg-shaped mace-heads with spiked sleeves or prongs, Late 2nd Millennium BC. The top of the weapons with narrow edge, the sleeves with small internal tangs for mounting them to a shaft.

Size: Max 6,2 cm. wide and 7,1 cm. high. Choice condition for type, one cleaned, museum style, with a beautiful thin brown patina, the others with green patina and with rem...
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 #1312446
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$450.00
Reduced, was $500
Rare and interesting pottery pilgrimsflask, Bactria/Indus, 2nd.-1st. mill BC.

This flask is massive and with the frontal side carved and painted. Beautiful and rare example of an early 'pilgrims' flask.

Size: Nearly 30 cm. high and 25 cm. wide. Very thick too.

Condition: Choice and intact.

Provenance: German auction house (Old English Collection)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223552
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$75.00
Bactrian bronze seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting crude design of an animal.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223550
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$85.00
Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223519
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$85.00
Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Size: c. 20 mm. tall.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.