Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1452585
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$295.00
A choice Islamic Sgraffito pottery dish, Bamiyan, c. 12th cent AD.

Nice earthenware dish with incised, decorations in the interior. Beige/white underglaze with green and brown decorative colors in decortive designs.

Size: 15 x 3,5 cm.

Condition: Choice & intact. Fine condition for the type with original glaze. An ancient chip the rim covered with glaze.

Provenance: Prominent Danish-French Private Estate collection, (aquired 1970- c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1452584
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A choice Islamic Sgraffito pottery dish, Bamiyan, c. 12th cent AD.

Nice earthenware dish with incised, decorations in the interior. Beige/white underglaze with green and brown decorative colors in splash designs.

Size: 15,7 x 3,8 cm.

Condition: Choice & intact. Fine condition for the type with original glaze. A few chips in the interior and on the rim.

Provenance: Prominent Danish-French Private Estate collection, (aquired 1970- c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1452583
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A choice Islamic Sgraffito pottery dish, Bamiyan, c. 12th cent AD.

Nice earthenware dish with incised, floral decorations in the interior. Beige/white underglaze with green and brown decorative colors.

Size: 15,5 x 4 cm.

Condition: Choice & intact. Fine condition for the type with original glaze. A few chips in the interior and on the rim.

Provenance: Prominent Danish-French Private Estate collection, (aquired 1970- c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1452570
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$125.00
A beautiful specimen of a later Danish Neolithic adze dating to 2500-2000 BC.

Unpolished on all sides with nearly perfect symmetrical shape and a still sharp edge. The adge is hollow, indicating the the axe was mounted sidewards on the shaft.

Skilled craftmanship wtih clear 'seams' on all sides.

Size: 12,3 cm. - c. 5 inches.

Condition: A choice axe with a few minor ancient chips to the rim.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1452558
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$295.00
Interesting set of two small knifes with bone and hord handle and an early pair of scissors. The knifes likely renaissance, ca. 15th.-16th. century and the very beautiful pair of scissors, likely from the 17th.-18th. century, we're not certain here.

Finely carved bone and horn handles on the knifes!

Size: 17,3 cm. and 16 cm. for the knifes and 16 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1452551
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$250.00
A fine style larger pottery head of male god, Greek ca. 3rd.-2nd. century BC.

The head is bearded and wreathed and could be of Zeus.

Size: 10 cm. tall and 8,2 cm. wide.

Condition: choice, though ofcourse fragmentary.

Ex. Private Collection of G. Hauck, Germany, from earlier German Collections from the 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1452549
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$425.00
A fine ritual pottery hollowcast figure of seated female deity on a throne, Archaic period ca. 6th.-5th. century BC. (Magna Graecia).

She is dressed in a gown, and wearing polos, seated on a Throne with her hands resting on her legs.

Size: 13,1 cm.

Condition: Intact and with remnants of the original pigments.

Ex. Private Collection of G. Hauck, Germany, from earlier German Collections from the 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1452545
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$495.00
A fine intact votive pottery figurine of an infant in a cradle, Greek ca. 3rd.-2nd. century BC.

A rare and beautiful ceramic composition of a naked infant boy laying with arms above the head in a cradle / bed. Very interesting piece!

Size: 11,3 cm. long.

Condition: Choice for type, intact with typical wear and patina.

Ex. Private Collection of G. Hauck, Germany, from earlier German Collections from the 19th. century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1452532
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$175.00
A beautiful pair of Thinbladed Danish Neolithic Axes dating to 3rd mill BC.

One is a, 'thickbutted' type with polished sides. The other of the 'thinbutted' type and is not polished. The 'thinbladed' types of axes, developed in the later 3rd mill. where the flintsmiths began to make more specialised, smaller tools.

Sizes: 11 & 14 cm - 4,3 & 5,5 inches.

Condition: Choice axes with exceptional amber marsh patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452528
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$395.00
A very large and stunning bone harpoon, Danish Mesolithic period, Maglemosian culture ca. 8000-6000 BC.

A well carved harpoon in excellent state of preservation, carved from a rib bone, with 7 barbes. Finely patinated and petrified.

Size: 15,2 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1452388
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$175.00
A beautiful pair of Thinbladed Danish Neolithic Axes dating to 3rd mill BC.

The 'thinbladed' types of axes, developed in the later 3rd mill. where the flintsmiths began to make more specialised, smaller tools. Both are unpolished with nice glossy patinas.

One is an adze with a slightly hollow edge - the other axe with calky white patina on one side. Mottled beige and white on the other side.

Sizes: 12 & 13,8 cm - 4,7 &5,5 inches.

Condition: Choice ax...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1452384
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$149.00
An interesting set of Western-Central Asian / Bactrian bronzes from 2nd. millenium BC.

A drinking bowl with low rim and cup with a somewhat higher vessel. The cup is quite massive and heavy.

Large vessel with high walls - for food or water storage. A small omphalos in the interior.

Sizes: 9 x 3 & 8 x 4,5 cm / 3,5 x 1,2 & 3 x 1,8 inches.

Condition: Choice, uncleaned bowls. The cup with a hairline crack. Very nice patinas.

Ex Danish Private...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Prehistorical item #1452375
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$149.00
A very nice Greco-Bactrian Bronze Libation bowl, dating to 1st. millenium BC.

A larger specimen of a bronze phiale, classic form, with omphalos in center.

Size is 17 x 4 cm. / 6,7 x 1,6 inches.

Condition: A nice & intact bronze bowl. Uncleaned with some encrustations and a small perforation at the side.

Ex Private Danish Collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452371
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$425.00
An attractive neolithic period Battleaxe, Swedish battleaxe culture, 3rd. millenium BC.

Typical form with hammer neck and carved in a beautiful hard basalt!

Size: 12,1 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, wth fine weathering and patina, area of corrosion to the butt and one side.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1452367
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$4,250.00
Reduced, was $4950
Impressive Blackstone stele of Surya the Sungod, Pala period, 10th.-11th. cent. AD.

A carving in grey-black stone depicting Surya holding lotuses, riding a chariot drawn by seven horses, each depicting a day of the week and named after the seven meters of Sanskrit prosody, Gayatri, Brihati, Ushnih, Jagati, Trishtubha, Anushtubha and Pankti. His charioteer is Arun, the dawn, brother of Garuda and he has no legs.

He is flanked by the two goddesses of dawn, Usha and Pratyusha ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1452221
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$950.00
An exquisite larger bronze Encolpion, with high quality Engravings, Byzantine 10th.-12th. century.

Stunning style of carving with shows a Saint with Halo and Greek letters above. He is clad in a fine gown. The revers with nicely symethric patterns. The completely intact hinge and loop at the top.

Size: 11 cm. tall and very heavy - 72,90 grams.

Condition: Superb for this type! Intact and still sealed (unopened as it looks like?), fine brown-green patina. The reve...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452374
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An attractive neolithic period shafthole axe, Swedish battleaxe culture, 3rd. millenium BC.

Beautiful form with sharp line and rounded butt and carved in hard black basalt!

Size: 18 cm. long.

Condition: Very fine, with patina, crushed area to the rear at one side.

Ex. Old Private Collection
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A rare and attractive large silver cross pendant, medieval / Crusader period, 12th.-14th. century AD.

The flat design cross engraved on both sides with fine integrated designs, loop at the too.

Size: ca. 7 cm. long.

Condition: Choice and wearable, fine smooth wear, especially at the backside.

Ex Schweiz private collection since the 1970s.