Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1387105
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
A bearded holy man, holding both hands together as in a prayer and on his left elbow and behind him, rests a head of a large Dragon or beast. Guaranteed at least 1500 years old, we believe, it's from ancient near east, ca. 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

Size: ca. 5 by 5 cm.

Please don't hesitate to send us your comments on this interesting piece.

Condition: Superb for material, beautiful dark patina and some surface corrosion in spots.

Ex. Dr. P. G...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1387104
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
Head of a Godess or Nymph, Greece, Southern Italy, Hellenistic period ca. 3rd.-2dn. century AD.

Very good style and a beautiful expression.

Size: 46 mm.

Condition: Choice and intact!

Ex Hôtel Drouot, Paris, formerly in an old French Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1387103
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
Head of a Godess or Nymph, Greece, Southern Italy, Hellenistic period ca. 3rd.-2dn. century AD.

Very good style and a beautiful expression.

Size: 52 mm.

Condition: Intact but reattached from two halfs.

Ex Hôtel Drouot, Paris, formerly in an old French Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1387101
Senatus Consulto
$650.00
An exceptional and rare collection of layered Agate beads, stringed as a Necklace, Greco-persian period, Western Asia, 500-200 BC.

The necklace strung with a large number of beautiful agate beads, each very precious and with a larger central hanger. Very colourful and wearable.

Length: ca. 48-49 cm. in a single row, 24 cm. in a double row.

Condition: Choice, only one bead with a chip, othervise a perfect selection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1387057
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
Greece, Hellenistic Period, ca. 2nd. century BC.

A utilitarian, buff vessel with a wide, well-defined shoulder, a round, slightly flared foot, a conical neck, a thick mouth, and a ribbed strap handle. The lagynos is an ancient form designed to hold oil (in smaller form) or, as this one, wine. This is a beautiful example of a rare form.

Height: 17,2 cm. and 18,6 cm. wide.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Private Collection, 1955-1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1387056
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
A fine Pre-columbian pottery Seal or Sella, Middle America, 1st. millenium AD.

A stamp seal with a finely detailed depiction of a standing figure with Crocodile head and a fish in each hand. The back with protruding handle.

Size: 4,5 cm. high and 4,8 cm. wide.

Ex. Dr. P. G. Giacometti, 1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386968
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
Wonderful sharp example of a Megarian bowl dating from the Hellenistic Period during which much of the Aegean and Western Asia were under the influence of Alexander the Great.

The bowl in terracotta made in an elegant thin-walled style and ornately decorated with floral decoration. A flower in the center.

Size: 11,9 cm. in diameter and ca. 7,4 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, minor mm. chip at the edge, othervice perfect!

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386965
Senatus Consulto
$650.00
Outstanding example of a Megarian bowl dating from the Hellenistic Period during which much of the Aegean and Western Asia were under the influence of Alexander the Great.

The bowl in red terracotta made in an elegant thin-walled style and ornately decorated with a pattern of symethric floral decoration in high relief, mold made. A flower in the center.

Size: 13,6 cm. in diameter and 7,4 cm. tall.

Ex. Old German Collection, sold at antiquities auction in 2014...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1386959
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
Interesting bronze figure or Stand, in the shape of a Lions Paw and leg, Roman, dating to the 3rd. century AD.

The details of the bronze of sculptural quality.

Size: 11 cm. tall and massive.

Condition: Choice, fine green patina, a few minor flaws, othervise intact.

Ex. Canadian Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1386958
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A beautiful larger Roman figural bronze of two Fishes, dating to the 3rd. century AD.

This bronze was once a Casket Handle on a larger Casket possible of wood. The bronze measure 15 cm. in lenght and depict two confronting fishes, eating at a rounded middle section.

Condition: Superb, fine green patina and completely intact!

Ex. Canadian Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1386957
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
A beautiful and massive Roman figural bronze of two Fishes, dating to the 3rd. century AD.

This bronze was once a Casket Handle on a larger Casket possible of wood. The bronze measure 18 cm. in lenght and is finely made with many fine details of the two coinfronting fishes, attached mouth to mouth.

Condition: Superb, fine green patina and completely intact!

Ex. Canadian Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1386956
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
A beautiful and impressive Roman figural bronze of Medusa and two Fishes, dating to the 3rd. century AD.

This bronze was once a Casket Handle on a larger Casket possible of wood. The bronze measure 13,5 cm. in lenght and is finely made with many details of the two coinfronting fishes and the Medusa head in the middle.

Condition: Superb, fine green patina and completely intact!

Ex. Canadian Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386880
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
Superb Greek Boeotian black figure cup with palmettes. Late 6th century B.C.

Impressive and rare piece in a pristine condition! Finely decorated Cup in Siluette technique.

Height: ca. 10,1 cm.

Condition: Superb! Fantastic condition for type.

Old German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1386879
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
Interesting and very old carving, likely for wearing as decoration, Himalayan or Indian (?), c. 19th. century (could be older).

The carving depicts a dancing Deity, which looks like from Hindu world, or perhaps Himalayan. The deity is centerpiece and flanked by two decorated panels seperated with carved beads. We bought this extremely fine piece as part of a vast collection of only antiquities. The piece has a fine genuine patina in almost orange of the back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386871
Senatus Consulto
$525.00
An Etruscan design of genucilia (what Romans called patera), often seen in Etruscan and Roman paintings used for offerings to the gods, dating 4th. century BC.

This type of plate had great fortune in Etruria in the 4th Century B.C. that produced them in large quantities and exported them throughout the Mediterranean basin. The name derives from a plate inscribed with the name P. GENUCILIA, preserved in the Museum of Providence. Fine portrait of a lady in the center.

Size: 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386861
Senatus Consulto
$595.00
Pointed aryballos decorated with fine symethric brown slip decoration, Protocorinthian aryballos. 675-625 B.C.

Awesome condition vessel with fine proportions and great warm decoration.

Size: 10,5 cm.

Ex. (Several) German Collections, since the 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1386856
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A fine Head of Buddha, Gandhara 3rd–5th century AD.

A fine style head of a Bodhisattva, Pakistan (ancient region of Gandhara), made in grey Schist.

The piece one a part of a fine larger statue. Rare addition to a collection of Classical antiquities.

Size: ca. 6 cm. high.

Condition: Fine, some light wear to high points, exceptional details and a fine expression.

Ex. Dr. P. G. Giacometti, 1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386854
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
A GNATHIAN WARE BLACK GLAZED SKYPHOS, 4TH CENTURY B.C.

Unusually large and well-composed Skyphos, 20,8 cm. wide over the handles and ca 11 cm. high

The vessel of tapering circular form flanked by two handles, raised on a short rounded foot.

Condition: Choice! Perfectly intact and in this size, thus scarce.

Ex. Archaeologist Prof. Rudolf Paulsen, Múnich (died 1985).