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 #1285633
Senatus Consulto
$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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285632
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$985.00
On sale, was $1200
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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1260862
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.

One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels.

Condition: Nice and intact. Ex. German Private Collection, sold at Hirsh.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1259538
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
FINE LARGE SCARABOID SEAL WITH THE CARTOUCHE OF THUTMOSE III, NEW KINGDOM, Thutmose III, ruled 1479-1425 BC

Unsually large and well engraved steatite scaraboid with engravings on both sides. Obverse: A pair of two very well-defines crocodiles, Reverse: The cartouche of Thutmose topped by a pair of feathers of Maat. Could be read as 'Thutmose, the bringer of law and justice'.

Size: c. 23 mm. long and 19 mm wide, longitudially pierced.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1259137
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A wonderful original restrung necklace with two cylinder seals and multible beads in faiance, dating to the predynastic period, 4th.-3rd. mill. BC.

The chain consists of round beads and with diamondshaped beads at symethric intervals. In each side a large cylinder seal with lines engraved. The seals are sort of barrel-shaped.

Size: Chain measure c. 100 cm. The seals, 30 mm. and 35 mm.

Ex. Old Danish Private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257563
Senatus Consulto
$85.00
Interesting untranslated hieroglyhic scarab, dating to the 2nd. intermediate period, 1750-1570 BC.

Finely engraved with a variety of symbols.

Size: 11 mm.

Condition: Choice, only very minor chipping.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257552
Senatus Consulto
$100.00
Choice Egyptian scarab, Second Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

Steatite scarab. Stylized animals facing a Djed pillar and a bird.

Size: 17 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact with light corrosion and surface losses.

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257550
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
Egypt, 2nd Intermediate Period, 1786-1567 BC.

Choice steatite scaraboid. Base engraved with elaborate cruciform (cross) design.

Size: 16 mm.

Condition: Superb, very light wear and very clear design

Ex. Gorny and Mosch, Old German collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251583
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A VERY RARE PERSIAN BRONZE STAMP SEAL, Achaemenid Empire, c. 600-400 BC.

A fantastic S-shaped bronze seal with a loop on the back and depicting a standing lion.

The seal of Achaemenid manifacture and done in a wonderful vivid Persian style.

Size: 19-20 mm.

Condition: Superb! uncleaned and sharp of fine metal.