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 #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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428467
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$395.00
A stunning well preserved Egyptian scarab seal in steatite, finely engraved with interesting hieroglyphs, New Kingdom, likely Rameside period.

The scarab itself naturalistic modelled with fine tiny details carved with precision!

The seal adorned with fine hieroglyphs of a Godess seated holding the Ankh symbol on top of a crescent, sundisc above and a Horus falcon.

Size: ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428379
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$375.00
A choice tanged bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age. Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A very nice profiled blade blade with shiny dark green patina. Round shoulders and a prominent central midrib.

Size is c. 45,5 cm. - 18 inches.

Condition: Choice - some roughness to the edges. The blade has a bend at the point.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428369
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$550.00
A choice and large Western Asian bronze sword dating to c. 2nd mill. BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword with round shoulders and a prominent central midrib. The tang has a bend near the tip.

Size is 51 cm.

Condition: A choice sword with some encrustations. Vry slight edge roughness. Nice green bronze patina. Will improve much if cleaned properly.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428364
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$595.00
A large & heavy Western Asian tanged bronze short Sword dating to 2000-1000 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword is massive, and heavy in hand. The tang is bend and the blade with rounded, raised shoulders and a flat central midrib. The edges are still sharp, with only slight roughness.

Size is 46,5 cm.

Condition: Superb - very sligh edge roughness and beautiful green and azurite patination.

Ex. Danish private collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428362
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$475.00
A superb and X-large tanged bronze lance, Amlash, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

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

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat.

Size: c. 41,5 cm. long.

Condition: Choice. Beautiful green bronze patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1428343
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$695.00
An important and heavy islamic brass bowl of archaic phiale form, Safavid Empire, ca. 17th.-18th. century AD.

The large bowl profusely decorated with floral design and lotus petals. A heavy brass bowl, weighing ca. 750 grams. Fine early bowl in a white bronze alloy.

Size: 18 cm. in diamater and 6,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice! Wonderful natural wear and patina, still with the hand engraved decoration finely preserved.

Ex Swedish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1427927
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$2,950.00
An extremely rare and important representation of a half male - half female deity, Nepal, Mediecal period, 15th.-16th. century AD.

The figure lavishly decorated in gilt bronze with detailed hand engraving; It's a figure that is split down the middle in a female side with breast and headdress and a male side. In the bottom a cobber seal that looks original to the figure, stamped with Vajra...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1427926
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$5,750.00
Museum quality standing Hindu Female Deity, most likely Durga, Cambodia, last quarter of the 7th century–early 8th century.

A very rare Pre Angkor stone figure of Durga of the fine early style.

The figure was carved in a hard grey-black stone, much harder and more attractive than sandstone that was used extensively in this period as well...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1427915
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$2,850.00
A rare and beautiful female stone head from the earliest Buddhist period in Java, Indonesia, ca. 8th. century AD.

The head with unusually refined and serene features, inspired by both Hindu and Buddist art of the period.

Size: 26 cm high, 13,5 wide and 17 cm in depth. 35 cm incl. stand. Weight: 4 kg...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1427897
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$13,500.00
An important double figure showing Ganesha as a front and a demon at the back, massive size and in superb condition for the type, Inonesia, Java, 10th.-11th. century AD.

Carved in a fine grey Andesite, a very hard vulcanic stone...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1427577
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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 green and yellow sancai glaze with lions on the shoulders and chest. He is holding a spear in left hand. 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 AD 1000 item #1427271
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$1,450.00
A terrific early Hindu stone carving of two Hindu Mythical deities seated, in the fine Prambanan style, Indonesia, Java, 9th. century AD.

A massive semi-square relief temple carving with a very high relief depiction of a part of a Hindu myth from the Yogyakarta region of Java.

Prambanan or Rara Jonggrang is a 9th-century Hindu temple compound in Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, dedicated to the Trimūrti, the expression of God as the Creator (Brahma), the Prese...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1427155
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$10,500.00
A matching pair of massive pottery horses with riders, Chinese, Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907).

This matching pair from the same tomb comes with a TL test from Ralf Kotallas lab, dating them to ca. 800 AD - so 1200 years old.

The set consists of a two similar horses brown coloured with details in red and white, lovely long dressed manes and large sadles, with a female and male rider. The female rider with her right hand thrown back and seated in a relaxed pose. The male rider,...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1426962
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$175.00
Interesting lot of early types of European iron Key, ca. 17th.-19th. century.

From left to right:
- Rare early chest key ca. 17th. century with antenna bow made for a strongbox chest, 11,5 cm. heavy / massive key

- Strongbox key, ca. 18th. century, 9,8 cm-

- Mid 19th. century door key, 8 cm.

- Early large door key, ca. 16th.-17th. century, traces of cobbering, 10,4 cm

- Double key, function unknown, Early industrial period, early-mid 19th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426954
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A beautiful larger silver bowl, Sassanian Empire, 300-600 AD.

The Sassanid Dynasty, was the the last native Persian Kingdom to rule Ancient Near East before the Islamic conquest.

An attractive hammered silver bowl with multible concenthric lines around the interior.

Size: ca. 17 cm. wide and 4,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Nice. A small hole and a chip to the rim, othervise intact. Partly cleaned with some remaining cuprite encrustations that can be removed. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426953
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A beautiful larger silver bowl, Sassanian Empire, 300-600 AD.

The Sassanid Dynasty, was the the last native Persian Kingdom to rule Ancient Near East before the Islamic conquest.

An attractive hammered silver bowl, with an scetchy incised animal in the center of the interior and multible concenthric lines around. It looks like a simple bird, but it needs more cleaning to be certain!

Size: ca. 17 cm. wide and 6 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice! A small plug...