Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
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$850.00
A wonderful bronze inkwell, Northern Italy, ca. 1490-1540 AD.

A tripod inkwell, typical for the period, hollowed for a glass inlay now lost. Each leg shaped as a winged female deities.

A rare Inkwell with a particularly fine thick patina.

Size: ca. 12 cm. wide and 9,3 cm. tall. Very heavy bronze cast.

Condition: Choice for the type with much smooth wear and uncleaned patina.

Ex. Egeskov Fine arts, ex private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1397806
Senatus Consulto
$850.00
Wonderful large vase with a ribbed corpus and the neck with trail decoration, Roman 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Very impressive vase in light green glass, rarely seen in the larger size intact.

Size: 17,5 cm.

Condition: Superb, intact with mild patination.

Provenance: A Rheinland-Pfalz private Collection, Germany, aquired 1970-1999.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1393045
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$850.00
Fine Early Christian bronze lamp, dating to the late Roman - Early Byzantine period, 4th to 6th Century AD. Solid bronze tapered vessel with protruding spout, raised disc foot and extended cross handle.

Condition: Choice, excellent metal and old redish-brown collection patina. Missing filler hole cover and a few tiny pinholes, otherwise intact.

Size: 12,5 cm. in length and 8,5 cm. tall.

Ex. Utzon Frank collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1342151
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$850.00
A good size and attractive danish neolithic dagger, dating to the latest fase in the Danish Neolithic period, socalled Daggertime / dagger-culture, 2000-1800 BC.

The dagger finely made with a distinct square handle and fine knapping details of the late Type II or Type III.

Size: 19,8 cm

Condition: Choice, a minor chip.

Ex. Danish Private collection, sold at public auction, details will be included in the sale...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413682
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$850.00
An absolutely stunning large stamp seal with the engraving of a standing or dancing court lady, wearing a thin veil, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

As with many the Sassanian seals from the Egeskov collection, this seal combines the choice of a superb quality smoky Chalcedon with an unusual engraving in a particularly fine style for the type and period.

Size: 27 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, fine wear and patina.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1398813
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$795.00
An ancient Early Medieval bronze Neck Torc, Baltic Vikings of the Rus, ca. 10th. century AD.

A torc with a terrific patina and of the beautiful Twisted design leaving the part of the Torc that would have rested on the neck smooth. Terminals as stylized animal heads.

Size: 18,2 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Mint, exceptional bright green patina, untouched.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360219
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$795.00
A MARVELOUS LARGE AND SHARP MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BANKET SCENE, EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 2900-2350 BC.

The black serpentine seal depicts a seated noble of king in the center, while another figure is at his back pulling out the chair for him to sit. Yet, another figure is offering him foods and drinks. he is likely drinking beer out of a straw. Spearpoints as seperators. Don't mind the cracks in the imprint, the seal is perfect, wax was too sticky...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1407133
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$795.00
A beautiful Danish neolithic axe, thinbutted type, dating to late 3000-2500 BC.

The axe is made out of beautiful white flint with smooth, polished surfaces on the broad sides. The narrow sides are left unpolished.

A very beautiful axe in hand with an edge nearly exactly as it was some 5000 years ago, when a skilled flintsmith shaped and polished it...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1416561
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$750.00
A wonderful solid silver Bracelet from the Caucasian area, dating to the 1st. millenium BC.

A heavy silver armring evolving into a huge spiral, very complicated and beautiful silverwork for the period.

Size: ca. 8 cm. tall and 3 cm. thick at the max...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390054
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$750.00
Egyptian Limestone Mace Head, Pre-Dynastic, ca 3500-3200 BC

Of a heavy discoidal form pierced longitudinally for attachment to a wooden shaft, the exterior polished to a smooth finish.

A very rare piece and attractive! Slightly assymethric and with a very fine cream-white colour.

Size: 53 mm. in diameter and ca. 33 mm. high

Condition: Superb, evidence of use and patina, but no chips.

Provenance: Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1426641
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$750.00
A fine quality intact Tanagra figure, Greek period of Southern Italy, 4th.-3rd. century BC.

Standing unright in her gown and with an elaborate headdress.

Size: ca. 18 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice and intact with remnants of pigments and fine patina.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1239816
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$750.00
An extremely rare and important Etruscan offer bowl (omphalos), made in thick terracotta glazed pottery, 400-300 BC.

This shallow terracotta bowl is molded after bronze vessels and has a dome-like omphalos emerging from its interior. Around the omphalos are deep relief decorations. Very rare in terracotta.

The exterior is finely glazed and the bowl has two holes for hanging, typical for the Etruscan ware...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1401085
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$750.00
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 Theatre Mask in the center is a very fine and scarce feature of this specific bowl.

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

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398054
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$750.00
Interesting and extremely rare Egyptian carved hardstone amulet, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

This could classify as a scaraboid, with a stylized engraving on the top, perhaps of an animal, and lots of finely carved hieroglyps on the base. Thses glyphs also includes a Cartouche. We haven't attempted for translate it or to check it out. But it's guaranteed authentic and comes with a COA and a very old provenance. The stone is orange-red and quite hard. A very attractive piece!

Size: ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390085
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$750.00
An Egyptian stone kohl jar, Old Kingdom, Dynasty IV - VI, c. 2625 - 2170 BC

The wide shoulders narrowing to a flat base, the inside drilled with wide opening, intact with some chipping around the edges. Superbly polished exteriour and an extremely beautiful mottled stone!

Size: 58 mm in diameter and 41 mm. tall. Massive piece for the type.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970-1980 from much older collection of a Danish Engineer, tra...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1379454
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$695.00
A rare and important silver spoon of exceptional size for type, Late Roman-Early Byzantine, 4th.-6th. century AD.

A wonderful silverspoon, dating to the late Roman period, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The spoon with an oval bowl, a twisted shaft and terminal.

Size: 20,7 cm.

Condition: Choice, nice metal for type, uncleaned. Two small ancient perferations to the bowl, othervise perfectly intact.

Ex. Old German Collection originally bought in Engl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412532
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$695.00
An important and exceptionally beautiful stamp seal, Achaemenid, ca. 600-400 BC.

Carved and finely polished in a lovely banded agate stone; engraved on the seal with a pair of confronting animals. Spectacular seal that does not come much better than this and of a rare large size. Of scaraboid shape, typical of the stamp seals of the early greco-Persian period.

Size: 34 mm. in length and ca. 23 mm. wide. Massive and very impressive in hand.

Condition: Choice! W...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1397706
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$695.00
A terrific and extremely rare carving of the Dwarf-god Bes, Ptolemaic-Early Roman period, 3rd. century BC-1st. century AD.

Very high quality carving with fine details of the naked Bes with the feather crown.

Size: 8,7 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb for type and medium, intact with a wonderful ancient patina.

Provenance: Old German Collection, 1980s aquisition.