Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1432172
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$375.00
A very bronze amulet of an Ithyphalic god, Zagros Mountains, Luristan, dating c. 2nd...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1432169
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$375.00
A wonderful tall Pre-columbian vessel, Peru, Chimú culture, ca. 900 - 1470 AD.

Black-ware vessel zoomorphic design with head of a Pelican protruding.

Height: 21 cm.

Condition: Choice and completely intact with fine patina.

Old German collection (before 1975).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1432168
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A wonderful untranslated large fragment of a faiance Ushabti, Egyptian, 2nd.-1st mill. BC.

Very impressive Piece of a faiance figure, which would have been very tall in antiquity. Only the lower part preserved here, but with clear and beautiful hieroglyphs, between 2-5 rows of text can be studied.

Size: 11 cm.

Ex Collection of Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, collected between 1950-1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1432132
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$995.00
A rare and wonderful bronze and silver figure of Buddha, Borobudur style, Central JaVa, Indonesia, 8th.-9th. century AD.

A Borobudur style, with a particularly fine serene expression of Buddha, seated on a double Lotus Throne, with globe and large halo behind head. Note that this figure is covered with a very silver plating, so it's not silvered but plated with metal. This can be cleaned, but we only had the time to partial clean head and other parts...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1432131
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$1,950.00
A wonderful style bronze figure of Kuvera with a bronze, seated on high oval base, resting on an lavishly decorated stepped Throne; Indonesia, Java, ca. 9th.-10th. century AD.

The figure unusual and he looks determint and serene at the same time. High headdress and leaning against a large and ornate back with an umbrella at the top. Lower part of the back is cast with feline animals standing a top of elephants...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1432121
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$495.00
A wonderful Collection of 4 amulets in shape of the manu fica made of bronze and red and dark green jasper, attractively mounted on a lucite display stand, Roman, 1st - 3rd century A.D.

The fig sign is a mildly obscene gesture used at least since the Roman Age in Italy and Southern Europe and parts of the Mediterranean region, including in Turkish culture, and has also been adopted by Slavic cultures. The gesture uses a thumb wedged in between two fingers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1432105
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$1,850.00
A fantastic presentation piece of a Hindu figure of Lord Kurma, a Vishnu representation where evolves to half turtle, half god, India ca. 18th.-19th. century.

The piece was made white bronze, inlaid with much silver, cobber and what looks like gold as well. Not gilt but basically applied metals. Wonderful workmanship and some extremely fine accurate details. The expression of Vishnu is serene, underlined by his inlaid silver eyes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432056
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$850.00
A truely amazing Roman Terra Sigilate dish, Sigillata Africana, Carthage, ca. 1st.-2nd. centery AD.

The deep dish engraved over the entire center with an awesome swirling pattern, likely made through stamping or roling a cylindrical stamp. Very attractive and scarce in this fine execution.

Size: 16,9 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice! Completely intact with fine patina, a few tiny nicks to the upper rim, mentioned only to be fully correct...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432055
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$450.00
A truely massive and impressive pottery Jug, Roman, 2nd. half of the 4rd. century AD.

An elegant jug in white-beige clay with wide neck, broad lip and bulbous corpus. Scarce piece in an intact condition.

Size: Nearly 30 cm. high and as the pictures indicate, very broad and solidly constructed.

Condition: Superb!, finely patinated.

Reff. Type Niederbieber 96.

Ex. Coll. N.R., Oberbayern, bought in Münchner Kunsthandel in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432029
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$350.00
A rare representation of an Opussum on a stirrup pottery vessel, Pre-columbian, Vicús Culture 100 BC. - 300 AD.

Very attractive sculpturing in redish clay.

Length: 22 cm.

Condition: Choice for type and culture, a long hairline repaired crack through the vessel, othervise intact in all it's parts. Vicüs vessels are usually always cracked and this an honest piece that could be restored so that this crack is not visible with little effort...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432017
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$245.00
An ancient red ware vase of impressive proporsions, Maya culture, Late classical period, ca. 600-900 AD:

An extra large vase with a round corpus standing on a very high foot and with highly flaring rim.

Size: 24 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, some not visible restauration to rim and foot nicely done.

Ex Westermann collection, from the 1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432009
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$275.00
A wonderful scarce and decorative vessel from the earliest fase of the Moche culture, 200 BC-200 AD.

Attractive modelling and red and cream slip.

Height: ca. 16,5 cm.

Condition: Very nice for type, some cracks restored, nothing missing.

Ex German collection, 1968 - 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432008
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A very rare vessel, Chorrera culture of Equador, possible as early as 200 BC!

The vessel with the handle evolving into a seated man with large earrings rings, perhaps a warrior. In red slip with cream figure.

Height ca. 17 cm.

Condition: Some restauration, nice done and as would be expected for this type and age.

Ex German collection, 1968 - 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432007
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$295.00
An attractive and very epressive headvessel, Peruvian Huari culture, ca. 700-1000 AD

The vessel with the opening spout shaped as a head of a warrior with holes in his ears also functioning as handles. Fine facial expression.

Height: 16,5cm.

Condition: Very fine, some light restauration to the spout.

Ex. German Collection, ca. 1975.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1432006
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$275.00
From the inventory of the large ancient arts and armor dealer Steen Stroemberg, comes this fascinating intact and very large Byzantine pottery oil lamp, dating to 5th.-7th. cent. AD.

It's has a ring handle and made in dark red brown clay finely decorated with christian symbolics and floral decorations. Well used nozzle!

Size: ca. 15,5 cm. long and 9 cm. wide - a massive piece!

Condition: Choice, fine patina from old use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432005
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$450.00
A high quality Pre-columbian black ware vessel, Lambayeque culture, ca. 700-900 AD.

A vessel with a large zoomorphic feline face in the center beneath the spout and tow fierce Jaguars with barred teeths on each side seated. On the handle sits a pair of confronting or kissing birds.

Size: 20-21 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice and intact, with a few superficial tiny chips, othervise superb.

Ex Old collection, brought together in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1431998
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$475.00
Oinochoe with trefoil spout with high handle, red painted strips. Etruscan, 6th century B.C. '

A very attractive Jug with great symethic lines in the fine Etruscan style of the period.

Size: ca. 18 cm. high and 13 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice for type! The spout with hairline repair, othervise completely intact with nothing missing and as such quite scarce.

Ex. Coll. N.R., Oberbayern, bought in Münchner Kunsthandel in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1431997
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$250.00
A wonderful terracotta oil lamp with four-leaved clover for good luck, Roman, Julio Claudian period, 1st. century AD.

Artful style, flat discus shape.

Size: 10,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, almost invisible hairline repair at the spout, othervise perfect.

Ex Steen Stroemberg Collection