Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1424166
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A large Danish Neolithic boatshaped shafthole axe, Single grave culture, 3rd. millenium BC.

Fine type, could have been used for both work and battle. The tecnique used to work this axe was not 'knapping' but minute crushing of the surface of the stone using a pointy instrument, very difficult and time consuming work.

Size: 19 cm. long and 6 cm. high, weighing ca. 1,2 kilograms.

Condition: Choice, beautiful lines, some corrosion.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1420120
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Here's a rare type of ancient Bactrian battle axe, dating to 2nd mill BC.

The axe with outswaying edge. A massive ax in hand. The shaft hole is 2,4 cm - about an inch -in diameter. The socket 5,7 cm in height - 2,3 inches.

12,5 cm in length and the edge is 6 cm (5x2,5 inches).

Socket is finely decorated with geometric lines.

A choice ancient axe mostly uncleaned with encrustations and nice green and red patina. Will improve if cleaned properly...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre 1700 item #1402559
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$295.00
A pair of hinese pottery tomb figures of well-situated Masters attendants dating to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The figures wear different types of clothes and have different attributes, a shovel and a Ming Hat. The colours are beautyful cobolt blue and tourqoise.

Pigmented colours in red, white ad black.

Size: 22-23 cm in height. Very decorative smaller figures of a rare type.

Condition: Choice, intact and in very good condition for the type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1415000
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$295.00
An islamic iron vase with rich silver inlaid decoration in the islamic style, Indo-Persian rivival piece, but very old and early, ca. 18th.-19th. century AD.

Beautiful vase still useful today, with fine archaic inscription from the Coran in inlaid silver / koftgari.

Size: 21 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb for type, preserved inlays and a particularly deep iridicent patina, that testifies to the greater age of this fine antique!

Ex Old Estate Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413359
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$295.00
A high quality bronze spear head Ancient Near East, Turkmenistan / Caspian Sea area bronze age, dating to c. 1400-800 BC.

Prolonged, leafshaped blade with raised central midrib. A shank seperates the long tang form the blade. (c. half the length) with a bend at the top, for better fastening to the wooden shaft.

Size: c. 29 cm - 11,5 inches.

Condition: Nearly superb. Beautiful green bronze patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1331825
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A tall vase shaped ointment jar, Egyptian, Late Period / Ptolemaic period, dating to the later 1st. millenium BC.

The jar is of a slightly compressed form, please see the picture of the side of the vessel.

Height: 112 mm.

Ex. Old Danish Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398160
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An unusual and very attractive Egyptian Scarab, New Kingdom or later, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC

A large high quality scarab; extrafine carving of the beattle with an interesting engraved pattern on it's back. Unusual set of Hieroglyphs on the bottom.

Size: ca. 25 mm. long.

Condition: Choice, small depression on the bottom, othervise intact. Greyish steatite with a fine patina.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390355
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A rare and high quality Scaraboid Fish amulet with Hieroglyphs on the base, dating to the New Kingdom, 16th.-11th. century BC.

Very accomplished scaraboid, carved from steatite; both sides bear an incised decoration; the upper convex side depicts the representation of a tilapia fish, the flat underside with some exceptional sharp and well-carved hieroglyphs, untranslated, but looks to be a Royal name...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378130
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Interesting and very beautiful Kohl vessel, Persian, likely Khorassan, Seljuk Period, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The vessel finely decorated with engravings, standing on three legs with Goat head applications.

Size: 8 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, finely patinated.

Ex. North German Private Collection from the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420290
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$295.00
A Syro-Levantine blackstone seal with three figures in procession, Old Assyrian provincial style, early-mid 2nd. mill. BC.

A wonderful quality seal, very details and with particularly fine style for this type.

Size: 18-19 mm.

Condition: Choice!. Beautiful redish dessert patina.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390354
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A superb and very large Egyptian amulet of Thot, likely 1st. millenium BC.

The amulet in the form of the Ibis head or beak of Thot, finely polished with splendid detail in a very hard black stone. Slightly curving and with a raised upper section of the beak as two indicate the natural shape - very finely made!

Size: ca. 68 mm.

Condition: Superb, finely polished with a nice ancient patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1394130
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Rare ancient Roman glass flask, with a lovely purple patina, Circa A.D. 100-300.

Very impressive measuring a stunning 18 cm. in height and made with two sections, body and neck.

Condition: Superb, very sound glass for the type and with a particularly fine light purple and silver iridescence!

Provenance: Emil Månsson, 1896-1977 collection, A Swedish collector of numismatics and antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1337618
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$295.00
Choice Egyptian Jasper amulet from the Haeberlin inventory, dating ca. 700-300 BC.

The amulet in superb condition and great colour, mounted to a plexi base, marked ES731 in the ES collection, description card included in the pictures.

Size: 26 mm. high (34 mm. incl. the costum base)

Provenance: Private German Collection (ES), bought between 1962 from the Collection of Prof. Haeberlin, from an older collection, and brought back from Egypt in the 19th. century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405589
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Rare Achaemenid seal in the scaraboid shape, carved in yellow stone, inspired from Egypt (Persian Empire of ancient Near East, covering most ancient near east), 6th.-5th. century BC.

A very elegant large scaraboid for the type, on the seal depicting a finely incised Lion in the Achaemenid style...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1377694
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$295.00
A rare cylinder seal with the carving of a procession of 4 figures, Syrian, (2nd. Syrian group of cylinders), dating to the mid 2nd. millenium BC.

The seal very attractive with a fine provincial carving, the figures have tools or weapons in hand and there's a variety of other elements carved in the fields.

Size: 23 mm. tall and ca. 9 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, some smooth wear.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1328221
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$295.00
Interesting larger Islamic bowl, likely from Smarkand, dating to the 11th.-12th. century AD.

The bowl with cream glaze and decoration in red and black.

Size: 205 mm. wide and 85 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, intact with fine antique glossy surfaces.

Ex. Preben Christiansen Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1359941
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Rare ancient Roman glass flask, with a lovely patina, Circa A.D. 100-300.

Extremely impressive measuring a stunning 17,8 cm. in height!.

Condition: Nice. Round crack-line, othervise intact with a particularly fine silverish iridescence!

Provenance: From a German, Bavarian private Collection of A.L.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411772
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A fine pair of different and nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery jars, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

One of the jars is of a vase form with a small round base and a flaring rim, the other of a typical Indus form with conical walls, both with painted motifs of fishes and geomethric forms.

Size: 1,3 cm. high and 10 cm. wide for the conical form, and ca. 11,5 cm. tall for the vase.

Condition: Choice lot! Intact with fine decoration. Mi...