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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413792
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$195.00
Higly interesting depiction of a female divinity, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Most possible a depiction of one of the three female Amesha Spenta in the Zoroastrian religion, and likely Ameretat, protector of plants, crescent above her head.

Fine quality carving on a nice banded carnelian stone.

Size: 20-21 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice, some wear and patina, but completely intact.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413770
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$250.00
A very interesting larger stamp seal in carnelian depicting a standing helmeted soldier, Sassanian Empire, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

Elipsoid seal, engraved with a standing soldier in high relief. A very rare motif in Sassanian stamp seals!

Size: 23 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice, intact with much wear to edges and surfaces, but unchipped and very nice. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413767
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High quality seal stone, carved in a fine dark green Jaspis, Sassanian, ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD

Superbly polished and symethrically pierced and with a carving of a Lion with crescents and other symbols on the seal.

Exceptionally fine engraving and polishing for the period and type.

Size: 15 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413765
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$265.00
A superbly executed seal in an attractive stone, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Elipsoid seal, with an oval face, engraved with a horse in high relief with some superb details of the mane etc inside a finely dotted border.

Attractive even red carnelian stone.

Size: mm. in diameter.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting. Ex Malcolm Hay, London 2003.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413764
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$265.00
An unsually nice stamp seal in a fine silverish black Haematite stone, Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

A rare shape with ridges, and engraved with a large Stag of a particularly fine style for the period and type of seal. Symbols of the Sun and Moon in the field.

Size: 11-12 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Superb, with a sharp and deep impression.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413698
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$325.00
A rare inscribed stamp seal in a carnelian stone, Early Sassanian, 3rd. century AD.

Elipsoid seal, engraved with a Grif of a particularly fine style for the period and type of seal. Pahlevi inscription around the motif.

Size: 16 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice and intact, with crackled surfaces and patina and a fine impression.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413697
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A superbly executed seal in an attractive stone, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Elipsoid seal, engraved with a winged goat in high relief with some superb details!

Normally this goat type is very scetchy - here the carving is much better, interesting and a gem for any collector of these Sassanian period seals.

Size: 15 mm. in diameter.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413696
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A late Parthian-early Sassanian stamp seal with a royal portrait and wings below; an inscription around, Parthian-Sassanian 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Superb quality engraving of a frontal bust (en face) and a fine stone quality.

Size: ca. 18 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice, some chipping to the edges, but central portrait intact and in very high relief.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413695
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A very high quality stamp seal in a blod-red and orange stone with inclusions, Early Sassanian, 3rd. century AD.

A rare Elipsoid seal, engraved with a lion of a particularly fine style for the period and type of seal. Pahlevi inscription.

Size: 15 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice and intact, with crackled surfaces and patina, but a fine impression.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413692
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$450.00
A very high quality stamp seal in Carnelian, with a Scorpio engraved on it's face, 4th.-6th. century AD.

Sassanian seals with Scorpios are in high demand amoing collectors, but they are normally carved somewhat crudely; This seal is very fine engraved and the scorpio is here rendered quite naturalistic in an almost classical style. Add to this the great beauty of the seal itself, a wonderful carnelian stone with dark brown clouds and blodred veins, perfectly polished...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413691
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$975.00
An important banded Agate seal, carved re-using an ancient Mesopotamian bead in the Late Parthian-Early Sassanian period, ca. 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

Exceptional style and very sharp carving of a winged Lion and Pahlevi inscription in front, crescent above. Note that the seal stone is round and not slightly compressed - it's a re-use of a large pre-dynastic bead, Mesopotamian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The seal is massive and extremely attractive for the fine stone quality alone, b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413684
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An important Chalcedony seal, carved with a mountain Goat standing with a Three trunk and a longer Pahlevi inscription all around, the scene, crescent above, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal massive and extremely attractive for the fine stone quality alone, but add to this the very artful and unusually fine style of the engraving and inscription.

Size: 25 mm. massive.

Condition: Superb, extremely crisp engraving.

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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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413681
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
A wonderful and very rare stamp seal of red carnelian, carved with and imperial couple, Sassanian 4th.-6th. century AD.

The seal engraved with the busts of Emperor and Empress facing.

Size: 26 mm. wide, 20 mm. high.

Condition: Very nice, with even wear and minor chips as part of an attractive patina.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting. Ex Senatus Consulto and ex. Danish Pr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413680
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$1,250.00
A very important and highly interesting seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-4th. century AD.

Hemispheric shape, drilled with small hole of the early period. The seal carved in an attractive red Jaspis with the bust of a Prinsess or noble woman of the courth and a Pahlevi inscription.

Size: 17 mm.

Condition: Choice, some fine patina and weathering to the handle with the seal carving perfectly preserved!

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413677
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$875.00
High qaulity seal stone, carved in a fine dark green Jaspis, early Sassanian, ca. 3rd.-4th. century AD

Superbly polished and symethrically pierced and with a carving of a winged horse or a Pegasus on the seal.

Size: 17-18 mm. - large for this type.

Condition: Superb.

Exceptionally fine engraving and polishing for the period and type.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413384
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$350.00
A large Amlash / 'Luristan' tanged Bronze lance head dating to 1200-800 BC.

The lance with a leafshaped blade, a rectangular-sectioned midrib and gently curved shoulders. The tang is bend at the top.

Size: 34,3 cm - 13 inches.

Condition: A choice lancehead with azurite and green patina. Intact with some nicks and roughness to the edge.

Ex. Private Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413383
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
An interesting Canaanite or Mesopotamian tanged bronze dagger dating to 1500-1000 BC.

A flat, cast triangular blade, tapering to the point. 4 rivets remain from the handle that was attached in antiquity.

Sizes: 27,5 cm - 10,8 inches.

Condition: Choice, with smalle nicks and roughness to the edge. Earthern deposits and encrustations. Nice green and red bronze patina.

Ex. Private Collection. Comes with our COA and guaranteed authentic.

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