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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1358654
Senatus Consulto
$7,500.00
Rare Clay Foundation Brick, Elamite, ca 1300 BC.

This brick is rare and intact with 4 lines of Cuneiform going all the way over two sides. The description commemorates the ruler that laid this stone in an ancient Elamite city.

Impressive piece - 40 cm. high, 9,5 cm. thick and 17 cm. wide. Very heavy in hardburnt clay. More than 10 kilograms, perhaps likely 12.

Condition: Superb.

Provenance: Preben De Neergaard, Contractor in Ancient Near East in the 19...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1700 item #1371711
Senatus Consulto
$4,995.00
An amazing matching pair of a male and a female glazed pottery attendants from the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

This type & size is very rare and were made as tomb figures for wealthy and prominent people during the Ming Dynaasty.

The male attendant with greyish-black robe over a cobolt blue and torquoise glazed dress and a round red hat and with black rim. Many nice details. He is standing a tray and a mug or cup in his hands. Around his waist he carries a special b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1383718
Senatus Consulto
$4,995.00
A truely spectacular tomb pottery model of a rich court house or mansion, in the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

We've seen and sold a few Court houses before and they have all consisted of 4 houses and 4 walls. This specimen consists of no less than 6 buildings and 4 pieces of wall.

A beautyful set that consist of: The gate house with a large two-door gate (18,7 cm. wide and 30 cm. high, the premier house at the back (23,5 cm. wide and 34 cm. high), two large houses with 4 doors ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1136086
Senatus Consulto
$4,500.00
An extremely rare greek bell krater, from Mykenos, Crete, dating to the 6th.-5th. Cent. BC.

The krater is huge and heavy with thick walls. Finely decorated in red and black with very elaborate handles. An extremely rare piece and the first Cretan krater of this type we've ever had in stock.

Size: Huge pottery vessel, measuring 33 cm. high and 31 cm. between the handles.

Condition: Choice! Nothing missing, only a couple of large clean breaks clued w hairlines visible...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373248
Senatus Consulto
$2,850.00
Museum Quality massive pottery Horseman, dating to the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644 AD).

The largest type of Tomb pottery horsemen we've ever handled or seen on the market. A massive warriour on horseback in realistic proportions and of a sculptural quality that is rarely seen from this period. The figure in armor equiped with a fine style helmet, boots, a large curved sword and a spectagular Dragon shield. This figure is one out of just 4 of these giant horses in similar style, that we ha...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1378903
Senatus Consulto
$2,300.00
AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY NET JAR PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, LATE NAQADA III, CIRCA 3100-3000 B.C.

The Jar very attractive and of an impressive size. It's decorated with darker line decoration in the form of a net on red terracotta. Waves in relief on the upperpart ca. 5 cm. from the rim.

Size: 22 cm.

Condition: Choice!, small chip to the rim othervise intact and superb for type.

K.T. Luckner, "The Art of Egypt, Part 1," The Toledo Museum of Art Museum News, new s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1240220
Senatus Consulto
$2,195.00
Chinese Export Armorial Soup Plate Bearing a Coat of Arms, possibly for a Portuguese nobel family Earlier Chien Lung, c. 1740-60.

A superb early dish or plate of an impressive size!

Diameter: c. 32 cm.

Condition: Superb for type. No chips, dings or repairs whatsoever, but some imperfections from the making and slight wear to the decoration on the fan.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1395458
Senatus Consulto
$2,100.00
A fantastic set for a small banket, made as Tomb pottery in Sancai colours, Chinese, dating to the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The set consists of a massive table filled with 8 dishes with food, incl. a whole bird, a large Carpe fish, a pile of corn, fruits, loafs etc. (23,5 cm. long and 13,5 cm. wide).

At the table to matching Horseshue chairs, very ornate and beautifully made (18-19 cm. tall).

Two massive and very important female attendants are standing ready...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1369686
Senatus Consulto
$1,950.00
Here's a rare & complete set of 12 Ming Dynasty pottery figures each presenting a Zodiac animal from the Chinese kalender cycle.

The set consists of 6 figures in dark blue and 6 in turqoise blue, all wearing long gowns with sleeves. All figures are male and wear a headdress in the color of his gown. Pigmented colours in red, black and white. All twelve Zodiacs are represented: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, pig.

The Chinese an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1396185
Senatus Consulto
$1,750.00
An extremely rare and interesting figural group of the Dying Buddha, Chinese Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) Tomb pottery, dating to the 15th.-16th. century AD. It's the 2nd. matching set that we have listed at Trocadero - this one in blue colours the other in green and orange.

Here buddha is lying on a very large ornate bed, resting his head on a pillow and has just expired and looks like he is sleeping. Behind him on the bed is three Acolytes tending him in a gender way, while four othe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1396088
Senatus Consulto
$1,495.00
An extremely rare and absolutely stunning massive wall decoration of a Dragon, dating to the Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

It consists of 4 tiles, that when put together, form a fierce looking Dragon glaced in Sancai colours of orange-brown on a green base.

Size: A huge piece with a diameter of ca. 60 cm., very thick tiles in high relief and combined, very heavy.

Condition: Superb, nothing to remark, excellent for type and age.

Ex. Danish Private Col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1398125
Senatus Consulto
$1,495.00
A beautiful and authentic Spring & Autumn Jade carving of a bird, Chinese Warring states period, ca. Spring and Autumn period, ca. 771 to 476 BC

The item is from an old collection and comes with a COA and eternal guarantee for authenticity.

A fine pale or white-celadon Jade carving in the fine style with beautiful simple engravings of feathers on the flat surface.

size: 73 mm x 47 mm.

Condition: Choice and intact, small internal fissure in the stone. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361261
Senatus Consulto
$1,450.00
A large and very impressive tomb pottery horseman, Chinese, 1368-1644, this horse with complete Thermoluminescence test from lab, testing it as ca. 480 years old.

A rare tomb pottery officer that we purchased as part of a small group recently. This figure has been TL tested as ca. 480 years old, see our listings at Trocadero for other Officers not TL tested and thus cheaper but guaranteed genuine.

The pottery horseman a high-ranking soldier equiped with a huge broad sword...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361263
Senatus Consulto
$1,450.00
Reduced, was $1650
A large and very impressive tomb pottery horseman, Chinese, 1368-1644, this horse with complete Thermoluminescence test from lab, testing it as ca. 480 years old.

A rare tomb pottery officer that we purchased as part of a small group recently. This figure has been TL tested as ca. 500 years old, see our listings at Trocadero for other Mandarin Officers not TL tested and thus cheaper but guaranteed genuine.

The pottery horseman a high-ranking soldier equiped with a huge br...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1382849
Senatus Consulto
$1,375.00
Superb style, massive pottery Horseman, dating to the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644 AD).

The horseman are among the 2nd. largest type of Tomb pottery horsemen on the market. A massive figure of a sculptural quality that is rarely seen from this period. The figure in green seated on a large horse bending it's neck, perhaps eating grass. This figure is one out of a very small group of these artful and expressive horsemen in similar style, that we have in stock, see our shop for more.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1383731
Senatus Consulto
$1,375.00
Superb style, massive pottery Horseman, dating to the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644 AD).

This horseman is among the 2nd. largest type of Tomb pottery horsemen we have seen on the market.

A massive figure of a sculptural quality that is rarely seen from this period. The figure dressed in mail or harness in dark blue & torqouis colored glaze with nice openwork details.

He wears hight hat in red and black pigmented colors and the horse is posing like just being brought...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1365546
Senatus Consulto
$1,350.00
A very scarce and beautiful Chinese pottery tomb figure of a female rider / Attendant on horseback holding a Basket, Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

This figure is TL Tested (termoluminiscense) by Ralf Kotalla Laboratory as ca. 540 years old (see picture of the report).

The fine figure glazed and painted with pigment in blue cobolt, torquise, black and red. She has an elaborate high headdress and was made with many finely painted details, high quality. Holding a basket in her h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366346
Senatus Consulto
$1,350.00
A large and important Pre-columbian vessel with Cat form, Peru, Vicús Culture, comporary with early Moche 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The vessel comes with a TL report from Kotalla Lab, (cost about $300).

Vicus culture was an important early culture in Peru about 2,000 years ago, with an archeological site in northern Peru discovered in 1961. They were known for there work in ceramics as they used the native clay and local dyes to produce realistic representation of animals who we...