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 #1373299
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$395.00
A scarce and beautiful ancient bronze short sword, Ancient Near / East-Western Asia, later 2nd. millenium BC.

A flanged hilt dagger inlayed with a finely made stone handle, carved and polished in a beautiful pale green stone, likely Nephrite or other semi-precious stone type. The handle a modern addition but made as the handles were made in the later bronzeage - a great conversation piece. The blade made for stabbing with a long narrow and very pointy blade...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1373298
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$275.00
A large ancient bronze dagger of fine style, Near East-Western Asia, ca. 1200-1000 BC.

The dagger with a long broad blade, and an integral folded handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost.

Size: ca 35,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, nice metal and a fine brown patina with green encrustations.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, c. 1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373253
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$650.00
Interesting glaced and painted pottery horse, Chinese, Ming Dynasty, tomb pottery, 1368-1644 AD.

The horse and rider very finely decorated with glace and pigment all over. The rider holds a sort of musical instrument in his hand decorated in Torquise.

Size: ca. 30 cm in height.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. Old Danish Collection, bought in the 1990s. We haven't had this type before and were lucky to obtain a small Danish Collection recently.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373252
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$650.00
Interesting fully painted pottery horse, Chinese, Ming Dynasty, tomb pottery, 1368-1644 AD.

The horse and rider very finely decorated with pigment all over; nice brown colour to the horse and the rider clad in a black tunic and hat. He hold a sort of vessel or other equipment - an attendant.

Size: ca. 32 cm in height.

Condition: Exceptional with almost the entire surface preserved.

Ex. Old Danish Collection, bought in the 1990s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373250
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$695.00
A large, Museum Quality pottery figure of a female attendant holding a plate with a severed Pigs head in front of her chest. The figure dates to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The figure is placed on a large Lotus throne on top of high hexagonal plint, both in fine Sancai colours - a two-colour green and yellow glazed robe.

She wears a high head dress. Finely hand painted facial details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373248
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$2,850.00
Museum Quality massive pottery Horseman, dating to the Ming Dynasty (1364-1644 AD).

The largest type of Tomb pottery horsemen we've ever handled or seen on the market. A massive warriour on horseback in realistic proportions and of a sculptural quality that is rarely seen from this period. The figure in armor equiped with a fine style helmet, boots, a large curved sword and a spectagular Dragon shield...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373129
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$350.00
A set of three beautiful pottery figures of attendants or officials, dating to the earlier Ming Dynasty, 1400-1500 AD.

The figures stands on plints in fine two-colour blue & Torquised glazed robes. Details in red pigment and the high hat in black pigment. Finely painted facial details.

The figures holds a beautiful chest, an incense burner and a large fan.

Size: The figures measure c. 23-24 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373128
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$350.00
A set of three beautiful pottery figures of attendants or officials, dating to the earlier Ming Dynasty, 1400-1500 AD.

The figures stands on plints in fine two-colour blue & Torquised glazed robes. Details in red pigment and the high hat in black pigment. Finely painted facial details.

The figures holds a vessel, saddlebags and a what we think is a sort of vessel(?).

Size: The figures measure c. 23-24 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1373127
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$350.00
A set of three beautiful pottery figures of attendants or officials, dating to the earlier Ming Dynasty, 1400-1500 AD.

The figures stands on plints in fine two-colour blue & Torquised glazed robes. Details in red pigment and the high hat in black pigment. Finely painted facial details.

The figures holds a towel, saddlebags and a large fan.

Size: The figures measure c. 23-24 cm.

Condition: Superb for type and age, finely preserved glaze and pigment...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1373125
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$495.00
A scarce and beautiful large ancient bronze dagger or short sword, Ancient Near East, later 2nd. millenium BC.

A flanged hilt dagger equiped with a finely made stone handle, carved and polished in a beautiful dark green stone, likely Nephrite or other semi-precious stone type. The handle a modern addition but made as the handle were made in the later bronzeage - a great conversation piece. The blade made for stabbing with a long narrow and very pointy blade...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1372915
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$295.00
A rare Silex / Flint dagger, Danish ca. 1800 BC.

A finely made Danish Neothitic dagger with distinct handle thus scarce to the very latest fase of the Danish Neolithic period.

Size: 164 mm.

Condition: Choice, perhaps some ancient resharpening and with good grey patination.

Ex. Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1372912
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A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the image of the four-winged Pazuzu on either side of alter. Interesting torquise blue faiance.

Size: 23 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact, some wear.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1372911
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A beautyful middle Assyrian cylinder seal, dating c. 1400-1200 BC.

The seal is carved with the image of a couple of Mythical deities. Interesting redish faiance.

Size: 27 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact, some wear.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1372909
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$150.00
A wonderful and large stamp seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Very scarce seal for this size, carved in ROckcrystal and it depicts a fine bird walking.

Size: 25 mm wide and 22 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, minor chip and wear from use.

Ex. Dr. M. M., from Westfalen, Germany, bought 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1372846
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$4,650.00
A fine Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze figure of a lama, modelled seated in rajalilasana, his robes engraves with floral motifs, on engraved base, Qing Dynasty 1644-1911 AD.

A beautiful bronze, finely engraved and with a particularly fine thick gilt.

Size: Near 16 cm. high and weighing ca. 2,5 kilograms, unsealed and with a nice old patina below and inside the base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1372807
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$1,850.00
A very rare and historically important bronze mirror Islamic, Likely Khorassan, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The mirror is highly interesting since the reflection side is divided in 9 symethric compartements and covered with 100s of engraved signs (perhaps numbers) and we belive it's a of a sort of a astrological, matemathic calender. The back decorated with a complicated and quite beautiful floral pattern. This is the first mirror we've seen or heard of with this calendar on the front! ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1372776
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$395.00
A choice ancient Cypriot bichrome ware oinochoe (jug), dating to the Cypro-Geometric period, 950-750 BC.

A fine jug with trefoil lip and strap handle, the globular body decorated with circular lines and eyes on the spout in black on red, the jug on a high stemmed foot.

Size: 14 cm. high.

Condition: Superb, exceptional for this early Cyprus Jug!

Ex. Old Norvegian Collection, brought in Cyprus in the 1950s by the Artist Gösta Hammerlund.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1372775
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$1,850.00
A LARGE CYPRIOT BICHROME WARE JUG Cypro-Archaic Period, circa 750-600 B.C.

The jug with trefoil lip and double strap handle, the globular body decorated with circular lines and multiple concentric circles, on ring foot.

There were two distinct styles of this ceramic ware in Cyprus at this time: the "rectilinear," which features triangles, diamonds, and rectangles, was common in the eastern and southern regions of the island; the "circle" style, shown here, with groups of c...