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 #1413239
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A large and thus rare Cuprite bronze or copper dagger, Mesopotamia, Copper Age, early-mid 3rd. millenium BC.

The dagger of the Type 1 design, cut out or hammered sheet with a small tang.

Size: 28,9 cm. long and 5,2 cm. wide over the blade!

Condition: Superb, fine brown and green patina with earthern highlights, uncleaned.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335769
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$250.00
A completely intact flaked danish neolithic axe, dating to 3rd-2nd mill BC. The axe has a convex, perfectly shaped cutting, edge and straight parallel sides which taper to a squared off butt end.

The axed measure 135 mm. Each face of the object has been worked with flaking - a very skillfull job!

The flaked sides taper evenly towards the butt end.

The axe has a beautyful mottled greyish white and beige patina and is in nearly superb condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1337582
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$250.00
A scarce terracotta oillamp with a Raven, dating to the 1st. century AD.

The lamp of the type Loeschcke I B with fine brown pigments. The bird in very high relief. Beautiful early type.

Size: 95 mm.

From a Berlin private collection, bought in 1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411769
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$250.00
A fine matching pair of nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery jars, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The jars of a vase form small round base, painted zoomorphic motif of a lions and multible fishes.

Size: 12-13 cm. tall each.

Condition: Nice lot, the fish jar is completely intact, the lion jar has a repaired crack, some typical wear to the decoration.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376359
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High quality Levantine Pyramidal stamp seal, Neo-Hittite kingdoms, ca. 10th.-8th. century BC.

The seal is carved in a very attractive and unusual semiprecious stone, it looks a bit like Jade / Nephrite and is very hard. Stone glossy, and mottled green with lighter inclusions.

The seal itself engraved with a fine winged Bull, likely Tilla which is a bull-god in the Hurrian and Hittite pantheons, the attendant and mount of the weather god Teshub...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1379791
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$250.00
A fine Coptic Tunic Insertion, Egypt 4th to 6th century AD.

The weaving showing a running rabit. Mounted behind glass in a black frame, so it's ready to display and very attractive.

Size: 12 cm. high and 10,7 cm. wide for the weaving, the frame is 21 cm. x 16 cm.

Ex. Danish Private Collection, comes with provenance.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1390370
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A very rare and quite amazing amulet in dark blue almost black glass, late period, 2nd. part of the 1st. millenium BC.

The amulet shaped as a the Djet pillar in a rather crude execution in this very rarely seen and difficult medium in Egypt.

Size: 62 mm. tall and 2,7 mm. wide

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970-1980 from much older collection of a Danish Engineer, traveling in Egypt in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1412027
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$250.00
A superb quality Islamic bowl, Islamic, 12th century A.D. (494 AH – 597 AH). Central Asia - Bamiyan.

Pearly white glaze with Sgraffito decoration (relief), pottery bowl with flaring body rising from a short foot. The sides decorated with a beautiful Sgraffito pattern of ovals and center and rim decorated with splashes of brown.

Condition: Choice. Almost perfectly intact and with fine grazing and inherent iridescence.

Size: 9 cm. wide and approx 4,2 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1335770
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$250.00
A larger unpolished neolithic axe, dating to 3rd.4th mill. BC

The axe unpolished with a broad blade and some nice carving (knapping) details, incl, finely worked edges.

Size: 172 mm.

Condition: Choice, minor roughness to the edges. Wonderfull vivid mottled brown patina.



Important:
This item comes with a standard export license issued by Danish Ministry of Culture, when shipped outside Denmark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398162
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$250.00
Superb scarab dating to the Second Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

A well-composed piece with symethric spirals all around an ankh or heart.

This scarab is superb for style and execution and at the same time it's finely patinated and preserved.

Size: 19 mm.

Ex. Dr. Lammers, Hamburg, aquired prior to 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390988
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A rare and very interesting Egyptian stone Phallic pendant, likely dating to the Late Period - Roman period, later 1st. millenium BC.

Phallic shape and finely polished in a hard black stone, perhaps Serpentinite. A lock or loop for wearing this a pendant on top.

Size: 39 mm.

Condition: Superb!

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970-1980 from much older collection of a Danish Engineer, travelling in Egypt in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1398556
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$250.00
Scarce and beautiful early type of pottery Oil lamp, Roman 1st. century AD. The lamp is of the Loeschcke Typus VIII and displays a standing Cupid, playing a flute on the discus. Finely stamped with 'the foot' workshop mark, well known workshop, central Rome, 1st. cent. AD

Size: 9 cm.

Condition:Choice, some wear to handle and decoration, but intact.

Provenance: From a Rheinland-Pfalz collection, 1970-1999.
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An late renaissance or baroque period Iron Padlock, European, ca. 16th.-17th. century.

Cast and wrought lock. Very beautiful with an arched moveable part and a keyhole at one end. The lock was cobber braized or plated in the renaissance manor and much cobber can still be spotted in parts of the surface (see pictures).

Size: 13,5 cm. long and around 7 cm. high.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1398629
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Finely shaped vessel, hemispheric body, a short neck and turned-over rim and foot ring.

Condition: Superb, finely preserved sound glass and with a wonderful blue silver and rainbow iridescence.

Size: ca. 7,5 cm. tall.

Ex. German Art Collection, Rheinland-Pfalz, 1970-1999
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1223541
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A rare bone carving of a standing man with long beard and fine dress, Sumerian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The carving very sensitively done with fine archaic style details.Old collectors number on the reverse.

Size: 45-46 mm. high.

Condition: Choice and basically intact. Some corrosion on the back and contact-marks. Ex European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1379797
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A high quality Egyptian textile, Coptic culture under late Roman Empire, 4th.-6th. century AD.

A very accomlished and complicated weaving of this Tunic insertion. Mounted in a collector display case so that's portable and easy to present.

Size: 10,6 cm. high and 9,5 cm. wide for the weaving it self, the frame is 45 cm. x 34 cm.

Ex. Danish Private Collection, comes with provenance.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361280
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$250.00
A beautiful decorated Islamic bronze belt plaque, 10th.-12th. cent.

The belt plque round decorated with and extremely fine infinity symbol, very complicated and attractive. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 47 mm.

Condition: Superb, fine brownish patina, very sharp.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1409159
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$250.00
An choice relief carved pottery bowl, Islamic, Seljuq Period, likely from Kashan or Transoxiana, 11th.-12th. century AD.

A splendid bowl with carved relief elements around the fan. The glaze cream - very vivid and beautiful Islamic bowl.

Size: 161 mm. x 90 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice for type, basically the original surface, a few restored cracks, with only joint-areas retouched. Finely patinated!