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 #1305571
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$295.00
A fine style ancient bronze dagger, Western Asia, ca. 1200-1000 BC.

The dagger with a long narrow blade, and an integral folded handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost.

Size: ca 33 cm.

Condition: Choice, nearly superb, fine dark green patina. Ex. Dæhnfendt Collection, c. 1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1305560
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$285.00
Reduced, was $350
A very large and highly interesting Mesopotamian amulet of a cow, ca. jemdet Nasr 3200-3000 BC.

A very large amulet carved in one piece of shell, where the artist have preserved the outer layer of Mother of pearl. Very nicely done. The amulet is carved in the shape of a cow or bull with folded horns and incised circles on the surface. Two holes drilled for mounting it in antiquity.

Size: ca. 62 mm. long and 48 mm. high. Iridicent on both sides.

Condition: Superb...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305544
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$275.00
Reduced, was $350
FINE GREEK BLACK GLAZED KOTHON, GNATHIAN WARE, 4TH. CENTURY BC.

The vessel very attractive with a fine decoration at the neck.

Height: 10,9 cm.

Condition: Choice. Tiny chip at rim mended, othervise completely intact.

Ex. German Collection of H.S., bought between 1971-1998.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305543
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$295.00
Reduced, was $385
A Greek skyphos with band of spiralling tendrils, Xenon ware, 4th. century BC.

A finely made skyphos.

Size: 14,2 cm wide and 6,9 cm high.

Condition: Choice. Handles reattached and one further hairline, very nice for this type and looks perfect without restoration.

Ex. German Collection of H.S., bought between 1971-1998.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305357
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$150.00
Reduced, was $175
Finely made Roman oil lamp, Roman North Africa, 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

The lamp with a lion in the center, two filling holes and a leaf pattern around. Makers mark on the back

Size: 11,5 cm.

Condition: Superb, some discolouration from ancient use near the sprout.

Ex. South German Collection in the 1990s (Gorny & Mosch).
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$395.00
HEAVY SPANISH BRONZE MORTAR WITH HIGH RELIEF DESIGN, DATING TO THE LATER 16TH. CENTURY.

Beautifully hand cast with a deeply moulded design of classical portraits enface in relief around the body intersected by ribs.

The mortar is ca. 11,5 cm. wide and weighing app. 1,5 kilograms.

Provenance: Large Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287275
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$85.00
A superb barbed spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

Caspian Sea area, Turmenistan bronzeage. Size: 190 mm. long

Condition: Choice, uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285633
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$350.00
A SUPERB BRONZE SHORT SWORD BLADE WITH A SHORT TANG FOR THE HANDLE, WESTERN ASIA, AREA OF TURKMENISTAN/UZBEKISTAN CA. 1200-800 BC.

A late and attractive large tanged bronze sword with a medium size tang and a prominent mid-rib, triangular blade.

Size: 39 cm.

This sword of a main ancient type is in exceptional condition and quality. Very good metal with a wonderful water coloured, dark green patina.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285632
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$295.00
A FINE BRONZE SHORT SWORD BLADE WITH MEDIUM LONG TANG, WESTERN ASIA, 1800-1400 BC.

An extremely fine condition tanged bronze short sword with proniment shoulders and a blade with a diamondshaped crosssection. Commonly termed 'Luristani' by collectors, but from the broader Western Asia area.

Size: 36 cm.

Condition: Superb for type, wonderful smooth dark green patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285624
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$150.00
A superb condition bronze lance, Western Asia, Persian style of turkmenistan / Uzbekistan, later bronzeage dating to the 12th.-8th. century BC.

A fine style lance with a deadly sharp triangular blade and a long tang ending in a knob.

Efficient spear in the later bronzeage.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 224 mm.

Condition: Superb!, exceptional quality spear, pristine with a very sharp blade and smooth water-patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1284202
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$395.00
AN UMAYYAD POTTERY PILGRIM BOTTLE, Iraq, circa 8th century AD.

The flattened disc-shaped flask with simple loop handles and tubular mouth, turquoise glazed.

Size: 9 cm high.

'Condition: Superb for type and extremely rare. A slightly larger bottle sold at Christies SALE 6628 LOT 23 for $3731 at the rates of the day. Our bottle has much more glaze and thus at least as good!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1279964
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$195.00
A finely hammered Bactrian / BMAC bronze bowl dating to the early 2nd. millenium BC.

The bowl is very attractive with it's wide rim and flat base. The rim slight turned.

The bowl was possibly used as a drinking bowl or for smaller meals in antiquity.

Size: 138 mm wide and 37 mm high.

Condition: Superb, very nice green patina, excellent metal for the type.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1279749
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$150.00
A RARE LARGER SILVER STAMP SEAL, TURKEY, 3RD.-2ND. MILLENIUM BC.

Interesting silver seal circular with conical handle and the engravings of an animal, likely a deer, in a double border, on the base.

Size: 27 mm. in diameter, 23 mm. high and massive weighing 27 grams!

Ex. Classical art, J. Rubens, and formerly in a Danish Private Collection for many years.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1279043
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$295.00
INTERESTING CYLINDER SEAL IN STEATITE, BACTRIA-MARGIANA COMPLEX (BMAC) 3RD-2ND. MILL. BC.

A finely preserved seal with nice smooth darker patina on the top depicting seated monkeys.

Size: 35 mm. high.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1278161
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An exceptionally crisp Egyptian bronze figure dating to the 1st. millenium BC

Egyptian bronze figure of the god Osiris in mummified form wearing Atef-crown with Uraeus.

Braided beard curved at the tip, holding the royal regalia crock and flail.

Note the exceptional facial expression and details of the cobra ready to strike - all very crisp! An encrustation on the back.

Size: A larger piece, measuring ca. 14 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1276662
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$195.00
A very rare Ancient Western Asia, likely Bactrian, stamp seal, pyramidal shape light brown stone, dating to 2nd. millenium BC.

A nice seal with an engraving of a lion on the face. Pierced.

Size: 23 mm. high.

Condition: Superb, intact with fine patina.

Provenance: Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1274404
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$295.00
A rare cylinder seal of limestone, Bactria or Margiana, 3rd.-2nd. millemium BC.

The seal finely engraved with two human figures holding spears and a lion on it's hindlegs in the archaic style.

Size: c. 25 mm. high and 14 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, a few microscopic chips, but basically intact and quite sharp.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, a fine Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1266537
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$195.00
An Egypt bronze figure, dating to the Late Period, ca. 1000 - 500 BCE.

A bronze statuette of the god Osiris, wearing the Atef crown and holding a crook and flail.

Size: 67 mm. high.

Condition: Nice, redish brown patina.

Ex. Old Danish private collection, sold at large auctionhouse.