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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1428834
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Superb late Greek/Roman protection amulet (attached) in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, Dacian, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

Size: 19 mm - c. 0,8 inch. - 3-4 grams.

Condition: Choice with slightly rough metal.

Ex. Private collection of Vienna since 1985.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1428833
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$95.00
Superb late Greek/Roman protection amulet (attached) in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, Dacian, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

Size: 22 mm - c. 0,85 inch. - c. 5 grams.

Condition: Choice with slightly rough metal.

Ex. Private collection of Vienna since 1985.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1428832
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$95.00
Superb late Greek/Roman protection amulet (attached) in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, Dacian, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

Size: 24 mm - c. 0,9 inch. - 4-5 grams.

Condition: Choice with slightly rough metal.

Ex. Private collection of Vienna since 1985.



All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1428804
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$245.00
A rare type of Chinese pottery figure of a female attendant - a type of qhich we have only seen a few specimens. The figure date to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

She is placed on a high, square plint and holds a box or a shrine in her hand. Her hair is nicely styled and she is clad in a robe, glazed in green and yellow sancai colors.

Pigmented details in black and white colors.

A high quality figure with fine details.

Size: c. 27 cm high. (c...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1428803
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A large and high quality Ming Dynasty pottery figure of a warrior probably an officer, dating to 1368-1644.

The figure with many fine details. A high helmet with decorations, the harness is covered with dark blue and torquoise glaze with lions on the shoulders and chest. He is wearing a bow in his hand. Pigmented colors in red, white, black of which much remains.

The head is attachable as on most larger ming figures...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1428802
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A large and high quality Ming Dynasty pottery figure of a warrior probably an officer, dating to 1368-1644.

The figure with many fine details. A high helmet with decorations, the harness is covered with dark blue and torquoise glaze with lions on the shoulders and chest. He is wearing a spear or a helberd in front of his chest. Pigmented colors in red, white, black of which much remains.

The head is attachable as on most larger ming figures...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1428725
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$4,950.00
A very large and absolutely stunning standing bronze buddha, Thailand, early Ayutthaya period, ca. 15th.-16th. century AD.

This splendid massive bronze sculpture stands 93 cm. when mounted to the costum plint...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1428723
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$3,500.00
An exceptionally rare and important early gilt bronze bell, dating to the Jin Dynasty (Manchurian), 1115–1234 AD. Its name is sometimes written as Kin, Jurchen, Jin or Jinn in English to differentiate it from an earlier Jìn dynasty of China.

Fantastic casting with Guanyin in relief among clouds and other elements on the broadsides, typical knobbed design on the small-sides and the loop shaped as forparts of elephants.

Condition: Choice and intact...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1700 item #1428722
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A splendid pair of original early candlesticks, Venice, early-mid 17th. century.

So rare to encounter the real authentic early decorated candlesticks from Venice, like this pair; Triangular bases and stems decorated with incised motifs. Best quality bronze art in Europe in the period.

Height: 31 cm. max.

Condition: Choice! Small nick to one brass pin, othervise perfectly intact pair.

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A splendid massive bronze inkwell with Bear, Germany, possible Nuremburg, ca. 1600 AD (1580-1610).

Bronze with a beautiful, chocolate brown age patina. The triangular vessel held aloft by three dramatic claw feet, the vessel addorned with images of confronting eagles and on the high garlanded lid sits a bear with raised paws and open jaws.

Height: Aprox 23 cm.

Weight: 1,2-1,3 kilograms.

Condition: Choice and intact.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #1428561
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A massive elaborate bronze bracelet shaped Slavetrader currency, West Africa, cq. 18th.-19th. century.

Superbly made and absolutely outstanding West African Slave trader currency Bracelet, socalled Manilla, but ornate and made to a high standing individual. Superb cast with fine geomethric decoration. An artful piece! Beautiful very old chestnut brown patina!

Weight: 986 grams - a massive piece!

Old German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1428558
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$450.00
A huge bronze Lance or spear, Ancient Near East, likely Amlash / South Caspian Sea area 1200-800 BC.

A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long tang, and a leaf-shaped blade with a highly profiled midrib.

A beatiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat but to large to through like a Javelin.

Size: 43-44 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1428557
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$250.00
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A fine large stoneage silex sicle, Later Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2800-2400 BC.

A large and broad sickle with a stunning 'marsh' patina from 2500 years of buriel in a moist environment, possible an offering.

Size: 12,5 cm. long and 4,5 cm. broad, finely knapped slightly crescentic.

Condition: Choice, minor ancient chips.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1428545
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$2,750.00
A rarely seen set of zodiac figures with animal heads and human bodies. All are dressed in long gowns with long sleeves, their hands folded in front of their chests.

The Zodiacs are: rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog, and pig or boar. These correspond to the twelve earthly branches and are infrequently found in wealthy tombs of the elite and wealthy ancient Ming Chinese.

Pottery zodiac figures were realistic in appearance in the earl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428499
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$165.00
MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BANKET SCENE, EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 2900-2350 BC.

Scarce seal in hard black stone with guys drinking beer from straws, an interesting depiction, typical for the Early Dynastic period.

Size: 15 mm.

Condition: Choice and intact, evenly worn impression.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428497
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Finely polished gem of a stamp seal in Chalcedony stone, Neo-babylonian, 9th.-7th. century BC.

Made during the last fase of the reign of the Babylonians, for the worship of the mighty godess Ishtar.

Size: ca. 19 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Egeskov collection, comes with a COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428496
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$350.00
A rare and interesting early Mesopotamian cylinder seal, from the Sumerian period, 4th. millenium BC.

The seal is carved in a fine red carnelian, which was unusually hard and colourful choice of stone for this early period!

It depicts two horses carved in a fine archaic style.

Size: 17-18 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428473
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$600.00
An important cylinder seal with a contest scene in marvelous hard glossy white stone, Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic II/III period, ca. 2650-2350 BC.

Terrific carving of an animal fight between bulls and other animals! Very high quality style.

Size: 25 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth wear.

Ex. Egeskov collection; Pekka Erelt Collection, bought many years ago from reputable London dealer, comes with COA.