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 #1430642
Senatus Consulto
$1,200.00
A rare and splendid ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar carved in a green-black chlorite stone with thick walls and a rounded base decorated with two confronting Parrots on each side, Southern Kermanh intercultural style of Bactria, Persia and Mesopotamia. Wonderful vivid style of carving! Attractive and symethic with the birds carved with a bold and artistic hand.

Size: 86 mm. wide and ca. 52 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1420393
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
A stunningly beautiful Byzantine silver ring, engraved with an Eagle surrounded by a snake with two heads, 10th - 12th century A.D.

We've sold several of this type with very large ringplate and simple flat hammered loop and we would date it closer to 10th. century than 12th. century.

Awesome style and is fully wearable, fitting many male collectors since the loop is slightly open with a hairline and thus a bit flexible.

Size: ca. 23 x 19 mm. The ringplate 28 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1431996
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
Rare and beautiful Grey schist Buddha statue seated in Dhayana mudra (posture), Ancient kingdom of Gandhara (Pakistan), ca. 3rd. century AD.

A particularly early representation of Buddha seated in a temple on a two-stepped throne.

Size: H. 28,5 cm / w. 14 cm.

Condition: Choice! Very attractive with a nice ancient patina. Fragment reattached at the top, othervise intact and very sound.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1413238
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
A very important and beautiful larger pottery bowl with an extensive arabic inscription, Kashan area, ca. 12th.-13th. century AD.

Absolutely stunning conically shaped pottery bowl with polychrome decoration; Cobalt blue lines and green-yellow decoration on a cream-white ground. Symethrical motif in the center and near the rim a band of Arabic Caligraphy running all around the bowl, possible a recitation of verses of the Quran.

Size: 24,4 cm. wide and 10 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1376580
Senatus Consulto
$1,100.00
Roman Rod formed miniature glass vessels, 3rd.-4th. century AD

Size: ca. 23-29 mm. tall each.

Condition: 6 intact, 3 with minor repairs to the handles.

Provenance: These small vessels comes in a variety of forms and colors, and first appear in the archaeological record around the mid-3rd Century AD. Production seems to have begun in the broader Syria / Palestine area, though examples have been found over a very wide area, including western Europe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1359801
Senatus Consulto
$995.00
Shallow marble bowl with inscription dating to 621 sana = 621 Hedschra, corrosponding to the 13th. century AD.

Very rare and exceptional piece carved in fine white marple. The inscription very beautiful and stands out in the relief.

Size: 27 cm. in diameter and 4,5 cm. high.

Condition: Superb, fine patina.

Ex. German (Rhine) private Collection from W.D., bought in the later 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1431399
Senatus Consulto
$995.00
A high quality massive solid silver fibula, dating to the late Roman Period, 4th.-5th. century AD.

Bulb-headed silver fibula of the attractive cross-bow design, made with punched decoration. The size is very impressive and a wonderful intact silver fibula with a beautiful brownish patina.

Size: 7,5 cm. long and weighing in at nearly 150 grams, which is quite unusual for the type.

Ex Sotheby's London, Auction 10...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1331627
Senatus Consulto
$995.00
Reduced, was $1350
An important Thoeris / Taweret faiance figural amulet in an exceptional style and size, Egyptian Late Period (ca. 712–332 BC) .

An amazing amulet of exceptionally high quality, made of pale blue-green faience. Depicted is the goddess Taweret (Thoeris), a female hippopotamus who was considered to be a protectress of women in childbirth. She is shown in a striding position, her left (hind) leg forward. She is holding her arms to the sides of her pregnant belly...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413691
Senatus Consulto
$975.00
An important banded Agate seal, carved re-using an ancient Mesopotamian bead in the Late Parthian-Early Sassanian period, ca. 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

Exceptional style and very sharp carving of a winged Lion and Pahlevi inscription in front, crescent above. Note that the seal stone is round and not slightly compressed - it's a re-use of a large pre-dynastic bead, Mesopotamian, 3rd. millenium BC...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1419989
Senatus Consulto
$975.00
A beautiful roman bust of youthful Mars wearing a high-crested corinthian helmet and a sword belt. 2nd - 3rd century A.D.

A quite impressive substantial piece that beggens for a nice mounting.

Size: 9 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb. Attractive uncleaned green patina with brownish top-layer.

Ex. German Private Collection, aquired before 1979.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1390218
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
Ancient Egyptian Ivory carving of a small beaker or Jar, likely Late Period, 1st. millenium BC.

The jar very nicely done with thin walls and a small raised base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1406002
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A very interesting and rare larger bronze temple Elephant Bell, Indonesia, Central Java, Kadiri Period 929-1222 AD century AD.

The shape is quite peculiar for this Bell, could be architectorial, made to look like a roof of a temple - it has the almost exact shape of a 16th. cent. Italian cabasset helmet. A large and very attractive bell with a large loop at the top.



Size: ca. 15,5 cm. wide and 13,5 cm. tall.

These large bells are commonly called 'ele...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403312
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A massive and rare excarvated bronze vessel, likely for the storage of liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

Horisontically ribbed body and carinated vertically ribbed shoulder with funnel mouth.

Made in solid metal in a fine vase-like shape, with holes for attaching it to chains. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids.

Size: 34-35 cm. wide and around 35,5 cm. tall, weight 4,2 kilograms - a HUGE piece for this early vessel!

Condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1431654
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A wonderful and very rare sturdy Gold ring with iron key, Roman, 3rd - 4th century A.D.

The ring of the compressed type with shoulders, the bezel is a small key of iron on a gold socket that would have unlocked a chest in the Roman period and would have belonged to a high ranking individual, perhaps a knight or senatorial class citizen. Old collection ink number inside.

Ringsize: 48. Weight: 8,8 grams, so relatively heavy piece.

Condition: Superb, some surface ru...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430292
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
An wonderful ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar carved in a green-black chlorite stone with thick walls decorated with two confronting bulls and a reclining Lion, Southern Kermanh intercultural style of Bactria, Persia and Mesopotamia. Wonderful vivid style of carving! Attractive and symethic with the beast carved with a bold and artistic hand.

Size: 63 mm. wide and ca. 44 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, some ancient chipping of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1407162
Senatus Consulto
$895.00
Here’s a really large Neolithic greenstone Axe from the early Funnel Beaker Culture, dating to around 4000-3500 BC.

A massive axe in hand, weighing 3,1 kg. on the kitchenweight.

The axe is made out of greenstone that was polished into the four-sidet shape. 10-12 cm from the edge, the axe ‘hollows’, indicating the place where the axe was fastened to the shaft.

A large and impressive axe measuring: 29,5 x 10 x 5 cm / 11,6 3,9 x 2 inches. The size indicates that t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1371782
Senatus Consulto
$895.00
An elaborate glass flask, Roman, 2nd.-4th. century AD.

A Flask or Vase of a rare form, in a beautiful aubergine-coloured glass, profusely decorated on the entire body of different geomethric forms. Bulbous body and a tall neck. The vessel also with a colar around the base, round pronounced base.

The entire vessel with fine rainbow irridescence.

Size: ca. 10,8 cm. tall.

A highly interesting and extremely rare flask for which we could not readily find ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1432784
Senatus Consulto
$895.00
An XL Danish neolithic Sicle dating to Daggertime - 2200-2000 BC.

A beautiful antiquity in a scarce size, measuring nearly 17 cm - 6,7 inches.

The sicle is skillfully knapped in a beautiful almost perfect crescent shape. 5-7 mm. in thickness at the max. and very sharp edges.

Condition: Choice. A few ancient chips to the edge. Fantastic amber marsh patina.

Ex. Private collection. Found at Valloe, Zealand.