Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380410
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$150.00
A larger fertility Amulet, Ancient Near East, likely Levantine, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

A nice midelled and polished Phallic stone amulet in a brown stone, engraved with cross ridge on the bottom and side.

size: 4,2 cm. tall and rather massive.

Condition: Choice.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1380409
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$95.00
A silver Roman protection amulet in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, 1st.-2nd. century AD. Note that the bird is fitted with a goldwire knot, so that it can be used as a hanger in a necklace or such.

Size: 25 mm. - large for the type!

Condition: Beautiful for type, very nice clean metal and fine toning.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1380294
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$195.00
Interesting bronze mirror which is either Chinese or Tibetan, dating to the later Ming-Qing Dynasty, 16th.-18th. century.

The mirror attractice, slightly concave, cast with letters on the handle and engraved on the back with writing and a buddhist figure. With fine green and brown patina. Size: 8,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1380293
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$1,250.00
A remarkable and attractive Chinese bronze tripod censor, with fine provenance, Late Ming - Early Qing Dynasty, ca. 17th.-18th. century AD.

The censor on three stout legs with the body finely decorated with Zoomorphic elements and other symethric decorations. Comes with a later wooden base and openwork lid, likely made in the later 19th. century.

Size: 16,5 cm., weight: ca. 600-700 grams, all including stand and lid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1380265
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$1,250.00
A rare and guaranteed authentic Chinese bronze hand-gun or hand-cannon, Yuan- Early Ming Dynasty, 14th. century AD!.

A good larger example of one of the absolutely earliest bronze cannons ever made on the planet. The Chinese were the first to introduce this weapon in warfare on a larger scale. These guns were fired on larger hand-held poles against attacking armies. Often these are inscribed with the name of the ruling emperor or Dynasty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1380263
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$1,375.00
A very important and possible unique Tumi in solid silver, Peru, Moche Culture early-mid 1st. millenium BC.

This Tumi was bought as a bronze Tumi and part of an old Danish Estate collection of Moche copper and bronze objects.

When we got it certainly looked like bronze or copper, completely covered as it were with a thick green patina covering the entire surface and all details. We could make out the eagle with spread wings on top and began a tiresome works of cleaning it...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1380176
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$125.00
A nice pair of fibulas, Roman 1st.-5th. century AD. A large crossbow fibula and a smaller Dolphin-shaped fibula, both with intact pins, the smaller in beautiful condition.

Size: 7 cm. and 3,5 cm.

Ex. Collection of Dr. G.S., Nürnberg, 1958 - 2003. Part of older collection of Hans Piehler (1874 - 1961)
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre AD 1000 item #1380175
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$250.00
An interesting very early European Knife or dagger sharpener, likely 15th.-17th. century.

The piece with a finely cast bronze handle with a bulls head near the blade and other game on the handle, so likely a piece used in hunting to sharpen a hunting knife or hirschfänger.

Size: 21,5 cm.

Condition: Intact, with some surface corrosion to the blade.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1380173
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$185.00
A Roman bronze 'Phalera' Disc Mount, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Cast in relief with the head of Medusa with stylized features, smiling mouth, large eyes, her hair radiating from her face. On the back an iron nail to secure it.

A larger Roman portrait piece, very nice and solid.

Dimensions: 50 mm. wide (diameter) and ca. 25 mm. high.

Condition: Choice and intact with uncleaned patina.

Ex. Collection of Dr. G.S., Nürnberg, 1958 - 2003...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1380171
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$185.00
A very nice Olmec Jadeite amulet pendant of seated female, 1st. mill. BC.

The amulet done in a stylized manor, very beautiful and can be worn today too. Carved in a fine veined and patinated jadeite.

Size: 3,5 cm. tall and 2,8 cm. wide, chunky piece.

Ex. Collection of Dr. G.S., Nürnberg, 1958 - 2003. Part of older collection of Hans Piehler (1874 - 1961)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1380002
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$1,950.00
An exceptional quality complete ancient sandstone Frieze, likely Indonesian or Cambodian, ca. 800-1200 AD.

The Frieze bought in indonesia in the 1950s and from a Dutch Estate.

The Frieze with figures carved in the round, it depict Buddha seated inside a triangular construction on a Throne, all held by 5 small figures. On either side two other buddhas seated on higher thrones. The Frieze is resting on a fine dark wood base costum built for the Frieze...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1379992
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$575.00
A pottery figure of a man or a monk staring up into the sky. He is smiling - perhaps gazing at the stars.

He is sitting on the ground, leaning on one hand with a fan in the other.

The glaze is blueish grey and a mix of green and yellow. Very nice ancient pottery figure, heavy - 1,9 kg.

Size: c. 16 cm in height.

Condition: Superb for type and age.

Ex Danish Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1379990
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$475.00
A large brown glazed lidded pottery / stoneware jar, Khmer culture, 12th-14th cent. (Angkor period, Cambodia or Northeast Thailand).

The jar with a bulbuos body and carved decorative patterns on the exterior. Stoneware with iron glaze. The lid appears original.

Very large jar measuring 31 cm in height and c. 20 cm across.

Condition: Superb for age and type.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1379989
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$445.00
Chinese / Thai blue and white pottery kendi with a bulbous body, tall, narrow neck and a mammary spout. Decorated with floral motif in cobolt blue glaze on a white underglaze.

The kendi is a well-known form in the Southeast Asian repertoire of vessels, and it has played a significant role in the rituals and daily life of the region since ancient times...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1700 item #1379827
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$185.00
A German or Danish bronze skillet, very early, likely made before 1600!

A fine quality North-European bronze Skillet, dating to 16th.-17th. century AD.

A finely made vessel for heating something over fire. The vessel shaped as a tripod with a socket for a handle of wood.

Size: 22 cm. wide and ca. 15 cm. high.

Provenance: Old Estate of Antique dealer Wagna Rasmussen, Tønder in Denmark.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1700 item #1379825
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$295.00
From an old Estate, we recently purchased one of the earliest Cauldrons, we've handled, North European, likely Germany, ca. 16th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1379820
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$75.00
Nice Antique terracotta Buddhist amulet/tablet from Burma or Thailand with detailed Buddhist figures in relief.

Size: 5,5 cm. wide and 5,3 cm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Horn : Pre 1900 item #1379819
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Stunning, late 19th century, Chinese turtle shell decorative box with a carved motif on both top and base of the box.

Nice piece with a detailed and beautiful engraving of a village, with what looks like a boat with people on waves below.

Diameter: 8 cm.

Condition: Choice, a chip to the inside rim, not visible whan closed. Othervise intact.

Ex. Danish Private collection