Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412541
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$595.00
A very rare and massive Assyrian cylinder seal, ca. 9th.-7th. BC.

The seal is carved in a wonderful clean white marble showing a contest scene of a four-winged hero in the centre, facing right, flanked by two mythical winged 4-legged beast, which he grasp by the forelegs.

Wonderful depiction and at the same time a very unusual and superb seal for the Neo-Assyrian period!

Size: 39 mm. tall and 22 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1413159
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$595.00
A substantial and massive silver bowl, Early Roman Empire, ca. 1st. century AD:

An extremely elegant bowl of fine solid silver; of a hemispheric form with turned over hammered rim and concenthric circles all over the entire exteriour surface. Normally this decoration is only seen in the center of this type of bowl, but on this bowl there's around 14-15 large circles engraved all the way to the rim.

Size: 15,5 cm. in diameter, 6,5 cm. tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1405070
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$595.00
An important and rare stamp seal, carved in a cream stone, Mesopotamia, Neo-Assyrian period, 9th.-7th. century BC.

A finely engraved seal showing the Sphinx walking, crescent above.

Size: 20 mm. (tall).

Condition: Superb for type.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
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$585.00
Finely engraved lidded vessel on a high stemmed foot likely for holding incense. We think it's from the 16th. century, and it's guaranteed at least early Baroque, 17th. century.

Size: 19 cm. by 16 cm.

Condition: Intact with some wear and tear and wonderful old patina.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1307624
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$575.00
A very beautiful and rare bronze mace head, Western Asian, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC

A rare Luristan bronze mace head. The upper body with a segmented swelling, bordered by bands, interesting large discus at each end, makes it a very rare type.

Size: ca. 129 mm. high and massive.

Condition: Superb, with excellent brown and green patina - a gem!

Provenance: Old Danish private Collection (Hans Henningsen), bought in the 1980s in London.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413348
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$575.00
A cast bronze sword from Ancient Near East, Amlash, dating to around 14th-10th cent BC. Tapering double-edged, slightly convex blade with flat mid-rib and short tang with hole for a rivet to fasten handle. Size: c. 51 cm - c. 19,5 inches. Condition: Choice. Slight roughness to the blade, beautiful green bronze patina. . Ex. Private Collection. Comes with our COA and guaranteed authentic.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399601
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$550.00
A very beautiful Thin-butted type of Axe, 3rd. millenium BC of the Danish Neolithic Period, found at Sealand, likely from the early Singlegrave culture, ca. 2800 BC.

A substantial heavy axe for it's size, very well made with attractive seams along all edges, curving broadsides and great symethri overall.

Size: 16,5 cm. long.

Condition: Mint condition, with an exceptional rose or pink patina and a good amber colour on other parts! A Marsh find.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1376647
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$550.00
A stunning glass vase with large lip and apple-shaped body, Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The vase or jar in light green glass with mild, attractive irridescence.

Size:ca. 11 cm. tall, 7,8 cm. wide

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Private Collection, comes with auction provenance.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1376639
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$550.00
A fine Roman glass Jug with handle, 1st.-3rd. centuiry AD.

The Jug very attractive and substantial in size, in green glass with applied handle and round folded lip, full body, and a flat slightly concave base.

Size: 11 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, small fragment of the lip clued.

Ex. Old German Private collection, bougth at a Münich Artdealer in 1988-1989.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397692
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$550.00
Scarce and beautiful early type of pottery Oil lamp, Roman 1st. century AD.

The lamp is of the Loeschcke Typus VIII and displays three Theatre masks on the discus. Very high relief! Finely stamped with 'the foot' workshop mark, well known workshop, central Rome, 1st. cent. AD

Size: 9 cm.

Condition: Superb, exceptional and sharp, better than pictures.

Provenance: From a Rheinland-Pfalz collection, 1970-1999.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376448
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$550.00
A superb necklace made of spherical and disc-shaped beads of red cornelian and a central pendant in form of an imitation of a stater from Tarsos, Northern Levante / Northern Mesopotamia, 3rd millenium B.C.

70 ancient Carnelian beads were carefully selected to form this beautiful necklace, all glossy and in a nice array of orange-red colours.

Size: ca. 49,5 cm. in a single row and with the pendant as extra, diameter 33 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402578
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$550.00
A large and heavy (625 gram) bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to later 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A superb and heavy blade with beautyful light and shiny dark green patina. Raised shoulders and a broad central midrib. A rivet for fastening of the handle remains.

Size is 51,3 cm - 20,2 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1423941
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$550.00
A massive Danish Neolithic boatshaped shafthole axe, huge and likely made for ritual purposes, Single grave culture, 3rd. millenium BC.

Interesting type, always in higher demand due to it's extraordinary size and workmanship. 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: 26,5 cm. long and ca. 9 cm. tall, weighing ca. 2,2 kilograms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346563
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$550.00
A rare and beautiful large stamp seal in black Jet stone, Indo-Iranian / Bactrian, 1st. mill. BC.

The seal depicts the typical scene from Neo-Assyrian seals where the great king or hero slays the lion. The size and shape of the stone, combined with the wonderful naiive style of the carving, is more typical for the Bactrian region. And interesting seal made in the borderlands between Persian and Bactrian influence...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397368
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$495.00
A very interesting and quite rare depiction of animal versus Gladiators fight in the Collosseum, late 1st.-early 2nd. century AD.

The fine pottery lamp depicts a scene of Gladiatorial combat on it's discus: A gladiator is spearing a Lion, his comrade is dead beneath him and above him other feline predators!

Size: 11,3 cm. long.

Condition: Choice and intact.

Provenance: Old Danish Private Collection, bought in 1972 at Müntzen und Medallien, Svitzerland...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1316708
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$495.00
Impressive patinated Danish neolithic offeraxe, dating to the Time of the Great Buriel-mounts, c. 3000 BC.

The axe is very broad and quite long, of a transitional type of large flintaxes, made for ritual or buriel purpose in the middle-later Neolithic period, just prior to the Single Grave period.

A thinbutted type with exceptional pinky and grey patina.

Fine symethric work with nice stiching (seams).

Size: c. 220 mm. long and 90 mm. wide at the max.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1361484
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$495.00
An interesting very large Grey-Ware vessel, with three handles, Amlash, ca. 1100-900 AD.

The vessel from the ancient makers of the famous spouted jars in the region (city) of Amlash.

Finely sculptured vessel with three large handles and a full body and narrow base. With small Spout.

Size: 27,5 cm. high and 25 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice! A possible retoring of a small chip to the outer rim, other than that the vessel looks unrestored, very nice condition f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399507
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$495.00
A superbly excuted and polished battle axe, from the late battleaxe period, ca. 2400-2000 BC.

Very symethric with sharp lines and edges, superbly polishing, with a mounting hole near the butt / rear end.

Size: 15,5 cm. long

Condition: Superb near mint

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark. The license will be issued after sale - estimated delivery of the item ...