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 #1363737
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
A larger early square stamp seal in brown Serpentine, Mesopotamia or Northern Syria, Early 3rd. millenium BC.

An attractive seal drilled to be mounted to a string and engraved with astylized figure.

Size: 27 mm. x 24 mm.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1363735
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
A scarce Scaraboid in the shape of a Fish in water, Steatite, Mid-late 2nd. millenium BC.

A fine seal with the base engraved with a pattern of circles. Very finely engraved Fish.

Size: 21 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Very old Swedish private Collection, bought at Victoria Lindströms Antik shop in Stockhold in the 1950s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362848
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A fine silver ancient Islamic belt buckle from the earliest fase in the Islamic domination of the world, 7th.-9th. century AD.

A beautiful and perfectly intact belt buckle completely covered in black patina and in solid silver. Fine ornamentation.

Size: ca. 6 cm. long.

Condition: Superb! A partidularly fine specimen with completely black patina.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362847
Senatus Consulto
$135.00
An larger ancient Islamic belt buckle from the earliest fase in the Islamic domination of the world, 7th.-9th. century AD.

A beautiful and perfectly intact belt buckle even with remnants of the guilding. Fine ornamentation, likely produced in Persia.

Size: ca. 7 cm. long and weighing 55 grams.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1362613
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A fine Sassanian glass bottle, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

An intact green glass bottle very attractive and quite scarce. The bottle with a tapering neck.

Size: 76 mm. high.

Condition: Superb with fine silver irridescence!

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the Near East in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1362507
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
An nice larger mirror in bronze, Islamic, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The islamic bronze mirrors were typically made in the Chinese style of the Han Period with added islamic elements. This mirror is large and with a recessed face and undecorated back. Small loss to the handle.

Size: 14,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth water-green patina. Old Collection tag on the reverse.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362499
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A very attractive and quite rare specimen of an ancient Bow-mans / Archers thumb ring in silver, 1st. millenium BC.

These rings are normally only found in bronze and we bought this a bronze ring, but while inspecting closer we discovered that it's in silver and just heavily patinated!

Size: A large thumb-ring measuring around 26 mm. in inner height, slightly less wide.

Condition: Choice! Heavy black patina that could be cleaned to the beautiful pure silver...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1362498
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A rare Jug with insized geomethric patterns, Amlash grey ware, 1200-1000 AD.

A beautiful vase, Burnt on a high degree and finely decorated.

Size: 14,6 cm.

Condition: Choice, small rim chip, othervise intact.

Ex. Provenance: Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1362497
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A rare vase with insized geomethric patterns, Amlash Blackware, 1200-1000 AD.

A beautiful blackware vase, hard burning and finely decorated.

Size: 14 cm.

Condition: Choice, small piercing in the body and a few small rim chips, othervise intact. An old collection tag still on the body.

Ex. Provenance: Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1361484
Senatus Consulto
$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361280
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A beautiful decorated Islamic bronze belt plaque, 10th.-12th. cent.

The belt plque round decorated with and extremely fine infinity symbol, very complicated and attractive. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 47 mm.

Condition: Superb, fine brownish patina, very sharp.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361279
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A very rare and interesting large Islamic bronze pendant, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The pendant heart-shaped and decorated with two birds, on the reverse Islamic caligraphy. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 60 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine brownish patina, some wear from use to the backside.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360953
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
A wonderful stamp seal in cream-coloured stone, Neo-Assyrian, 900-700 BC.

A pyramidal stamp seal, engraved with the image of a mythical animal on the base.

Size: ca. 15 mm wide and 16 mm. high.

Condition: Superb.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360948
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
Wonderful intact Serpentine stamp seal, dating to the pre-dynastic Period, 4th/3th. millenium BC.

the seal cone-shaped with an engraved Scorpio on the base and a loop through the middle.

Size: ca. 22 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360947
Senatus Consulto
$125.00
A good style Carnelian intaglio, Early Sassanian period, 3rd.-4th. century AD.

Image of two rams, hard imprint included in the sale. Size: ca. 15 mm.

Condition: Choice small chip to the rim.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360919
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
A wonderful really large stamp seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal depicts a Hero or a Demon in the Zoroastrian Pantheon. Carved and polished in a light orange Carnelian.

Size: 27 mm wide and 20 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, minor wear from use.

Ex. Dr. M. M., from Westfalen, Germany, bought 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360788
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A superb larger bronze dress-pin for the type, Luristan, dating 2nd. millenium BC.

The pin gradually thickens to a rounded finial. The upperpart of the pin is superbly decorated very tiny details in relief and very beautiful.

Size: 223 mm.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional green patina and superb metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360787
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A wonderful and massive bronze dress-pin for the type, Luristan, dating 2nd. millenium BC.

The pin conical - it gradually thickens to a massive rounded finial.

Size: 290 mm. and ca. 127 grams, so a huge specimen, very rarely seen.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional green patina and superb metal.