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 #1432172
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$375.00
A very bronze amulet of an Ithyphalic god, Zagros Mountains, Luristan, dating c. 2nd...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1432168
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$175.00
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A wonderful untranslated large fragment of a faiance Ushabti, Egyptian, 2nd.-1st mill. BC.

Very impressive Piece of a faiance figure, which would have been very tall in antiquity. Only the lower part preserved here, but with clear and beautiful hieroglyphs, between 2-5 rows of text can be studied.

Size: 11 cm.

Ex Collection of Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, collected between 1950-1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1432121
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$495.00
A wonderful Collection of 4 amulets in shape of the manu fica made of bronze and red and dark green jasper, attractively mounted on a lucite display stand, Roman, 1st - 3rd century A.D.

The fig sign is a mildly obscene gesture used at least since the Roman Age in Italy and Southern Europe and parts of the Mediterranean region, including in Turkish culture, and has also been adopted by Slavic cultures. The gesture uses a thumb wedged in between two fingers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432056
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$850.00
A truely amazing Roman Terra Sigilate dish, Sigillata Africana, Carthage, ca. 1st.-2nd. centery AD.

The deep dish engraved over the entire center with an awesome swirling pattern, likely made through stamping or roling a cylindrical stamp. Very attractive and scarce in this fine execution.

Size: 16,9 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice! Completely intact with fine patina, a few tiny nicks to the upper rim, mentioned only to be fully correct...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432055
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$450.00
A truely massive and impressive pottery Jug, Roman, 2nd. half of the 4rd. century AD.

An elegant jug in white-beige clay with wide neck, broad lip and bulbous corpus. Scarce piece in an intact condition.

Size: Nearly 30 cm. high and as the pictures indicate, very broad and solidly constructed.

Condition: Superb!, finely patinated.

Reff. Type Niederbieber 96.

Ex. Coll. N.R., Oberbayern, bought in Münchner Kunsthandel in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1432006
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$275.00
From the inventory of the large ancient arts and armor dealer Steen Stroemberg, comes this fascinating intact and very large Byzantine pottery oil lamp, dating to 5th.-7th. cent. AD.

It's has a ring handle and made in dark red brown clay finely decorated with christian symbolics and floral decorations. Well used nozzle!

Size: ca. 15,5 cm. long and 9 cm. wide - a massive piece!

Condition: Choice, fine patina from old use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1431998
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$475.00
Oinochoe with trefoil spout with high handle, red painted strips. Etruscan, 6th century B.C. '

A very attractive Jug with great symethic lines in the fine Etruscan style of the period.

Size: ca. 18 cm. high and 13 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice for type! The spout with hairline repair, othervise completely intact with nothing missing and as such quite scarce.

Ex. Coll. N.R., Oberbayern, bought in Münchner Kunsthandel in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1431997
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$250.00
A wonderful terracotta oil lamp with four-leaved clover for good luck, Roman, Julio Claudian period, 1st. century AD.

Artful style, flat discus shape.

Size: 10,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, almost invisible hairline repair at the spout, othervise perfect.

Ex Steen Stroemberg Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1431996
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$1,150.00
Rare and beautiful Grey schist Buddha statue seated in Dhayana mudra (posture), Ancient kingdom of Gandhara (Pakistan), ca. 3rd. century AD.

A particularly early representation of Buddha seated in a temple on a two-stepped throne.

Size: H. 28,5 cm / w. 14 cm.

Condition: Choice! Very attractive with a nice ancient patina. Fragment reattached at the top, othervise intact and very sound.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1431994
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$1,450.00
A beautiful scist relief with Dionysos und Tyche standing inside a temple, ca. 1st. century AD.

A fine piece carved in the finest Greco-Roman style for this period, in northwestern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan, socalled Gandhara art, during which the area was dominated by the Kushan Empire.

Size: H 22,8cm, B 15,5cm.

Condition: Choice, fragment on the back, reattached, weathering with finely preserved details of the two figures.

Ex Coll. Dr. P.G...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1431823
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$595.00
A very early and important Islamic antique bronze bowl with central knob and handle, 12th.-15th. century.

The bowl in very solid bronze with fine floral and symethric engravings around the raised central knob, clearly inspired from the achaimenid and greek offer bowls. A wonderful antique from a great old collection.

Size:

Condition: Choice, slight looseness to the handle but it's solidly anchored to the bowl.

Size: 30 cm. from handle to rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1431724
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Ancient Near East, Northern Syria, Syro-Hittite, ca. 3rd millennium BC.

A hand-built pottery female fertility idol, likely created to represent the goddess Astarte with bird head. Fragmentary but very attractive features and mounted on an attractive stone plint!

Size: 6,3 cm. incl. mount (4,3 cm.)

Ex Collection of Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, collected between 1950-1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1431663
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$165.00
A nice ancient Greek Apulian net Lekythos, dating to approximately 350 B.C.

The bottle with disc base, spherical body, elegant neck and collared rim, a small loop handle arches from the neck to the shoulder of the piece. Decorated with black net pattern.

Pieces such as this were used for storing perfumes and other valuable cosmetics in antiquity.

Height: 7,8 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1431657
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$175.00
A nice fragmentary figure of a Pharao, Egyptian Ptolemaic Period - early Roman Period, 3rd.-1st. century BC.

He is seen with a slight smile and a rather corpulent face, wearing a large wig and headdress.

Height: 7 cm.

Condition: Fragmentary, nice preserved features and surface.

Ex Collection of Karl Jakob Müller, Frankfurt, collected between 1950-1977.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1431656
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An unusually massive and long ncient European Chalcolithic Period Copper Axe, Northern Italian or Austrian Alps region, dating to 3500-3300 BC.

We have specialized in ancient weapons and tools for more than 20 years, and so far this is the largest of the early type of Copperage weapons, we've seen with it's 19,5 cm. in length and the 850-900 grams weight!

It's a type of axe that was found with the famous ötzi the Iceman, who lived in the Alps in this period ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1431654
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$950.00
A wonderful and very rare sturdy Gold ring with iron key, Roman, 3rd - 4th century A.D.

The ring of the compressed type with shoulders, the bezel is a small key of iron on a gold socket that would have unlocked a chest in the Roman period and would have belonged to a high ranking individual, perhaps a knight or senatorial class citizen. Old collection ink number inside.

Ringsize: 48...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1431513
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$4,500.00
Massive faiance figure in the shape of a fish, 19th. dynasty, 1292-1203 BC.

A museum quality sculpture of a Tilapia nilotica fish which is commonly found in the Nile River. This fish was greatly loved by the ancient Egyptians and it was used as a decorative motif on a variety of materials including stone, ceramics and glass...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1431502
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$450.00
A very rare Babylonian clay tablet with the impression of a cylinder seal with a supplicant scene with figures, a seated god and perhaps animals, Babylonian, 2nd. millenium BC

Possibly a “visiting card”. Interestingly, there's an upper and lower line with decorations as well, made after seal was rolled.

Size: 5,5 cm. long and 4 cm...