Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
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$450.00
A rare bronze mortar, likely Spanish but could French as well, late 16th. century AD.

Interesting design with faces and spacers. Also smaller faces near the rim.

Size: 0,7 cm. wide and 7,2 cm. high, weighing just below 1 kilogram.

Condition: Choice, wonderful brown patina, smaller nicks as seen in the pictures.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361330
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A LARGE AND IMPRESSIVE BRONZE FINIAL, LURISTAN, 2ND.-1ST. MILLENIUM BC.

A solid cone-shaped finial with a loop and on top a rooster. We thought at first it was a Bell, but the three attachment-holes in the corpus, suggests that this was functioning as a finial, perhaps for a horse-drawn vehicle or furniture.

Size: 12,5 cm. high, weighing 231 grams. Condition: Superb, uncleaned and will clean up to a masterpiece in green and brown patina, if anyone would have the patience...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361329
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$225.00
A fine and very rare bronze ring with heads og stags protruding from each side and each with an impressive set of antlers, Luristan late 2nd.-early 1st. millenium BC.

The ring is superbly decorated with tiny details - unusual and beautiful.

Size: 38 mm. high and 40 mm. wide.

Condition: Nice for the elaborate type. Mending of one antler and a minimal ancient chip, othervise intact with fine green patina.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361280
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$250.00
A beautiful decorated Islamic bronze belt plaque, 10th.-12th. cent.

The belt plque round decorated with and extremely fine infinity symbol, very complicated and attractive. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 47 mm.

Condition: Superb, fine brownish patina, very sharp.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361279
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$195.00
A very rare and interesting large Islamic bronze pendant, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The pendant heart-shaped and decorated with two birds, on the reverse Islamic caligraphy. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 60 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine brownish patina, some wear from use to the backside.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1361277
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$1,650.00
An ancient Near East XXL pottery terracotta idol, 3rd.-2nd. mill. BC.

Extremely rare huge Old Elamite or North Syrian version of the more common smaller Syro-Hittite fertility idols.

The piece was bought in the Near East in the 1950s-1960s and is huge, measuring some 28 cm. in height!...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361273
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$1,350.00
A stunning, very rare bracelet inscribed with four lines of finely engraved Old Persian cuneiform, Archaemenid, ca. 6th.-5th. century AD.

Very interesting piece where the Cuneiform is very clear: da-a-ra-va-u-š / va-z-ra-ka / xšāyaƟiya - 'Darius the great king', King of Persia c. 550–486 BC

Very broad (ca. 60 mm) in each and and narrowing towards the mid-section (ca. 30 mm.) Each end is decorated with lines of cuneiform in dotted borders...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361270
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$750.00
An important mirror in silver, Islamic, Likely Khorassan in Perisa, 10th.-12th. century AD.

A small mirror in solid silver, now with a fine greyish patina, decorated on the back with a complicated pattern, likely Astrological, looks a bit like a stellar-system.

Islamic mirrors were mostly made in bronze and imitated in style of the mirrors from Chinese Han Dynasty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361265
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$2,500.00
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MASSIVE SEAL RING, MIDDLE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE, CA. 14TH.-11TH. CENTURY BC.

Very impressive huge seal ring in solid silver, made in the Middle-Assyrian period, 14th.-11th. century BC.

A penannular silver hoop with butted ends and engraved with two Ibexes on either side of the Tree of Life, above them them three sun symbols and decorated at the finials with leaf-shaped patterns...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361264
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$895.00
A large and very impressive tomb pottery military horseman, Chinese, 1368-1644, this horse with complete Thermoluminescence test from lab, testing it as ca. 460 years old.

A rare tomb pottery officer or soldier that we purchased as part of a small group recently. This figure has been TL tested as ca. 460 years old, see our listings at Trocadero for other horsemen not TL tested but guaranteed genuine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361263
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$1,850.00
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. 500 years old, see our listings at Trocadero for other Mandarin Officers not TL tested and thus cheaper but guaranteed genuine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361262
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$1,850.00
A large and very impressive tomb pottery horseman, Chinese, 1368-1644, this horse with complete Thermoluminescence test from lab, testing it as ca. 500 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361261
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$1,550.00
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 1492 item #1361241
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$1,350.00
A large and very impressive tomb pottery horseman, Chinese, 1368-1644, this horse being ca. 500-540 years old.

A rare tomb pottery officer that we purchased as part of a small group recently. Several have been TL tested as ca. 500+ years old, see our other listings at Trocadero.

The pottery horseman a high-ranking soldier equiped with a huge broad sword and body armor in blue and torquise with Mandarin batch on the chest at back. He is riding a large white horse and his b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361227
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$1,350.00
A large and very impressive tomb pottery horseman, Chinese, 1368-1644, this horse being ca. 500-540 years old.

A rare tomb pottery officer that we purchased as part of a small group recently. Several have been TL tested as ca. 500+ years old, see our other listings at Trocadero.

The pottery horseman a high-ranking soldier equiped with a huge broad sword and body armor in blue and torquise with Mandarin batch on the chest an back. He is riding a large white horse and his b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1361226
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$1,350.00
A large and very impressive tomb pottery horseman, Chinese, 1368-1644, this horse being ca. 500-540 years old.

A rare tomb pottery officer that we purchased as part of a small group recently. Several have been TL tested as ca. 500+ years old, see our other listings at Trocadero.

The pottery horseman a high-ranking soldier equiped with a huge broad sword and body armor in blue and torquise with Mandarin batch on the chest an back. He is riding a large white horse and his b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360963
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$95.00
A fine stamp seal with a mythical animal, Sassanian ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD.

This seal is nicely engraved for the type and done in finely calcified stone, likely Agate.

Size: 21-22 mm.

Condition: Choice, wonderful ancient patina.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1360962
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$125.00
An interesting seal stamp (Bullae), Erotic motif, 1st. century AD.

This was used to seal someting in antiquity, could have been a potion to give the costumer more endurance in bed.

Size: 21-22 mm.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s