Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
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$150.00
An early Iron Key of very nice Renaissance style, Central European, ca. 15th. century. Likely a door-key

The key with a long hexagonal stem, large slightly oval bow, and a flag-shaped bit.

Size: 12,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, fine patina and good metal for age!

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1337835
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
Nice intact Egyptian amulet of a striding Thoeris (The hippotamus god), dating to the late period, c. 700-300 BC.

The amulet very attractive in a green faiance with nice details. Mounted to a plexi base, description card included in the pictures.

Size: 28 mm. high (36m. incl. the costum base)

Condition: Superb, unrestored with finely preserved glaze, thus rare.

Provenance: Private German Collection (ES), bought 1972 from the Collection of Prof...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422047
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$150.00
Interesting red stone, possible Jasper, Scaraboid stamp seal, Levantine, Phoenician, ca. 800-500 BC.

A beautiful Scarab seal, made after Egyptian inspiration, Egyptian art was heavily imitated by the Phoenicians of the Levante and elsewhere in the mid 1st. millenium BC.

In the case the scarab is resting on a stepped podium and Pseudo-Hieroglyphs engraved on the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1369168
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$150.00
A nice lot of three Early Byzantine bronze weights, dating to the early Byzantine period, later 1st. millenium BC.

The weights are all inscribed with letters and nicely patinated. The weights are: 79,1 grams (large!), 45 grams and 16,16 grams.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1429579
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$150.00
Interesting large pendant in the shape of a Dove with tail and a loop a head, ca. 6th.-10th. century AD.

Interesting object that we had to clean from completely black hard hoard patina. The pendant measure 48 mm. and this sizeable, still retaining much patina and can be cleaned with good result. The pendant decorated with a floral or Zoomorphic design.

Ex. Antiquitäten Katebi, Köln, Kunsthandlung Aloys Faust, 1980s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1222499
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An attractive ancient Late Roman-Christian oil lamp, dating to the 4th - 5th Century A.D. Type originating from the Holy land.

The lamp is decorated with an impressed design with animal fights in relief. Looks like a fight between a lion and a bull, a typical match up for animal fights...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375933
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$150.00
A scarce and well executed larger Sassanian stamp seal, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal carved in a fine red carnelian and with a good rendering of a reclining Bull.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Verry nice, some overall wear and minor chips.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1400573
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$150.00
A scarce larger Intaglio in Lapis Lazuli, Roman Dating to 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

Nice roman style and patina, with a bust / head.

Size: 15 mm. max.

Old German Collection.

Condition: Superb.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1430809
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A nice lot of finely patinated antiquites, all Byzantine!

Bronze ring with superb green enamel patina and engraved with a Chi Ro symbol, ca. 8th. century.

A fine larger ring with black patina and a cross or flower on the bezel, c. 10th.-12th. century.

A superb little casket key, very nice and rare object - sold as one lot, ca. 10th.-12th. century or earlier!

Ex. German Private Collections
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1422208
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$150.00
A large and very rare stamp seal, carved in Rock-Crystal, Early Mesopotamian, Jemdet Nasr or slightly earlier, 4th. millenium BC.

Rock-crystal was seldomly used as a medium for this types of seal, in the early mesopotamian period in the 5th.-4th. millenium BC. The engraving on the base with stylized animals.

Size: 25 mm. long, 20 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice!, signs of much ancient use with wear around the edges of the piercing.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257550
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Egypt, 2nd Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

Choice steatite scaraboid. Base engraved with elaborate cruciform (cross) design.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Superb, very light wear and very clear design

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413845
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A choice stamp seal in Carnelian, with a Lion engraved on it's face, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Fine elipsoid seal in a particularly attractive banded carnelien with a nice engraving of a Lion on it's face.

Size: c. 19 mm. wide.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting. Formerly in British private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1392139
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A beautiful and most sought after Udjat Eye Amulet in fine Diorite, ca. 1st. millenium BC.

The material is very attractive and the pendant completely intact. Size: 22 mm.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970-1980 from much older collection of a Danish Engineer in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1194630
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A low relief and affordable Mesopotamian cylinder seal, dating to the Old Babylonian period, 1900-1800 BC.

The seal is carved in an attractive black stone with a presentation scene, a worshipper is leading a minor deity towards the seated great god (Enki/Ea), crescent above. Behind the seated god a couple of animals.

Size: 19 mm.

Condition: Fine, some wear and beautyful smooth patina
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A very nice Iron Chest Key, Probably Northern Europe, early late 16th.-early 17th. century.

Almost round bow, strong, thick collar and a rather massive key.

Size: 12 cm.

Condition: Choice, fine patina.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305357
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$150.00
Reduced, was $175
Finely made Roman oil lamp, Roman North Africa, 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

The lamp with a lion in the center, two filling holes and a leaf pattern around. Makers mark on the back

Size: 11,5 cm.

Condition: Superb, some discolouration from ancient use near the sprout.

Ex. South German Collection in the 1990s (Gorny & Mosch).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1222737
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$150.00
A good South Italian or Etruscan pottery dish, dating to the 4th. century BC.

Unusual dish with a series of many circles inside the dish in light brown as well as on the rim. The back also painted in brown circles. A very attractive and large dish!

Size: 183 mm. wide and 45 mm. high.

Condition: Choice! Uncleaned find state, with very minor dent to the rim. The dish will benefit much from gentle cleaning which will bring out vivid colours!

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420291
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$150.00
A fine smaller cylinder seal in hard blackstone, engraved with depiction of a herd of different animals, Early Syro-mesopotamian style, 3rd. millenium BC.

Size: 15 mm x 10 mm.

Condition: Choice some wear but intact.

Ex. Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, aquired between 1959 and 1977.