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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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412533
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$695.00
A high quality cylinder seal, Kingdom of the Mitanni, dating to the 15th.-14th. century BC.

This seal dates to the period known as the Mitannian Empire when much of northern Mesopotamia was under the control of people who spoke a language called Hurrian.

Interesting and beautiful carving with 3 of the elongated figures typical for the Mitannian seals, representing gods or worshippers. Very tall and slim design with a space divider as well...
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.
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...
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$685.00
A pair of late Renaissance bronze spoons, England, dating ca. 1620-1640.

Excellent early European spoons, likely once silvered, nor in a brass / bronze colour. A rare set of early kitchenware, very interesting and from a very old Danish collection.

Size: ca. 17,5 cm. each.

Condition: Excellent for type.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340395
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$675.00
Interesting Cylinder seal, North Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 1800-1500 BC.

The seal is rather large, carved in black stone, and engraved with a contest scene with a man with a staff or lance confronting a large horned animal and other animal and symbols all around them.

Size: 27 mm.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1423939
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$675.00
A rare and exceptional Danish Stoneage offer axe in Greenstone, Funnel Beaker Culture, dating to around 3500-3300 BC.

An axe of great size and perfect symethri, equavalent to the large silex offer axes from the period but made in a much more difficult har granit-like stone...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1413901
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$675.00
A Hellenistic silver bowl, Eastern Mediterranean region, 3rd/2nd century BC.

A good size and in a beautifully toned silver with wonderful preserved surfaces. Semicircular with low walls for a libation of drinking bowl.

Concenthric decoration in the center, thick inwards turning rim.

Size: 14 cm. in diameter

Condition: Superb for type, small delamination and light corrosion in patches on the exteriour, othervise perfect, fine metal.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1386965
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$650.00
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 flower in the center.

Size: 13,6 cm. in diameter and 7,4 cm. tall.

Ex. Old German Collection, sold at antiquities auction in 2014...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330905
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$650.00
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Neo Elamite bronze bowl with cuneiform inscription, ca. 1st half of the 1st millennium B.C.

Size: 17 cm and 5,3 cm high

This bowl could be from an area near the Zagros mountains. There is no doubt that the name of the father is Elamite, since it's identical with a name which is already recorded in published documents. The ductus and the -na genitive suffix are typically Neo-Elamite...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412537
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$650.00
A choice and scarce cylinder seal with old provenance, Old Babylonian Kingdom ca. 1900-1800 BC...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385410
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$650.00
A superb and beautiful lot of no less than 5 genuine and 100% guaranteed authentic ancient Cylinder seals, all from Mesopotamia, dating ca. 2400-1800 BC.

In the group an awesome style presentation scene Cylinder (ca. 2100-1900 BC), a worned Akkadian Cylinder in white stone (ca. 2400-2200 BC), a primitive Cylinder, early 2nd. mill. BC and well patinated Cylinder in brown stone with the seated Enki and finally an interesting piece with a lot of action going on, so far un-assigned to cult...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420004
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$650.00
A very rare massive cylinder seal, carved in shell, Mesopotamian, Early Dynastic and likely the later period III, ca. 2650-2350 BC.

The seal depicts a scene with large Reed, basket boat with a seated prominent person and boatsman likely with paddle (these figures olmost obliberated by a thin loss of material), and beneath three fishes are swimming. A tall person, perhaps Enki/Ea is seen steering or pushing the boat.

The scene is likely a representation of an old Mesopotamian...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398126
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$650.00
A very rare and splendid silver Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization, Ca. 2600 to 2100 BC. Middle Bronze Age, Western Central Asia.

Located in present day northern Afghanistan, eastern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan and western Tajikistan, centered on the upper Amu Darya (Oxus River)

Even this large Compartment seals are fairly common on the market in bronze, whereas large silver seal like our seal are extremely rarely encountered!

The seal cross-shaped in hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1398580
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$650.00
A superb and very nicely executed thickbutted Danish Neolithic axe dating c. 3000-2500 BC.

The axe is unpolished with a beautyful amber patina. Collection tag '4' written on one side - also finding place 'Grunderup Klint.'

The thickbutted axes began to replace the the thinbutted types in the last part of the 4th mill. and became the dominant type during the first millenium BC. This specimen is a 'Lindoe'-type - a later development of the thickbutted type.

Size: ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397687
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$650.00
Scarce and beautiful early type of pottery Oil lamp, Roman 1st.-2nd. century AD.

The lamp is of the Loeschcke Typus VIII and displays a scene with Hermes in very high relief. The lamp is stamped with a known scarce makers name: COPPI.RES

Size: 10 cm.

Condition: Choice and completely intact, thus rare!

Provenance: From a Rheinland-Pfalz collection, 1970-1999.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397690
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$650.00
A superb very sharp Oil lamp, Roman, late 1st. century AD.

Roman figural terracotta oil lamp with single handle. The discus is framed by two concentric rings, in the middle is a high profile head of a woman or godess. Maker's mark on the bottom: MNOVIVSI. He was a lamp maker, known as M. Novius Justus, with a workshop situated in North Africa and produced oil lamps from 120 – 180 AD.

Size: 10,4 cm. long.

Condition: Superb for type, completely intact and pres...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397686
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$650.00
A superb very sharp Oil lamp, Roman, 2nd. century AD.

Roman figural terracotta oil lamp with single handle. The discus is framed by two concentric rings, in the middle is a high profile bust of a woman with cloak over one shoulder and naked breast. Maker's mark on the bottom: MNOVIVSI. He was a lamp maker, known as M. Novius Justus, with a workshop situated in North Africa and produced oil lamps from 120 – 180 AD.

Size: 10,8 cm. long.

Condition: Choice for ty...