Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1456193
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$395.00
A choice and X-large tanged bronze sword, Amlash, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

A very impressive and decorative tanged sword with rounded shoulders and a profiled mid-rib.

A beautiful ancient sword!

Size: c. 41 cm. long. - 16 inches.

Condition: Choice. Beautiful green bronze patina. Some roughness to the edge.

Ex. Danish Private collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1456191
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$375.00
A choice and X-large tanged bronze lance, Amlash, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long, bent tang, massive socket and a broad, leaf-shaped blade with highly profiled midrib.

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat.

Size: c. 42 cm. long. - 16 inches.

Condition: Choice. Beautiful green bronze patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1456173
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$160.00
An attractive bronze figure of a Rooster on top of a seal ring, Khorassan (Seljuq), 10th.-12th. century AD.

Very attractive with fine redish and green patina.

Size: 7,1 cm. tall.

Ex. Collection of a Goldsmith in the Rhineland, ca. 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1452694
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$595.00
A lovely Phoenician / Early Greek period terracotta figure of Astarta, ca. 5th. century BC.

She is so fine standing nude with hands out from the hips wearing a headdress, long pony tail at the back. Wonderful details!

Size: 10,2 cm.

Condition: Choice! Originally cast with seperate arms so these deattached when cleaned and was reattached.

Ex. Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1452585
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$295.00
A choice Islamic Sgraffito pottery dish, Bamiyan, c. 12th cent AD.

Nice earthenware dish with incised, decorations in the interior. Beige/white underglaze with green and brown decorative colors in decortive designs.

Size: 15 x 3,5 cm.

Condition: Choice & intact. Fine condition for the type with original glaze. An ancient chip the rim covered with glaze.

Provenance: Prominent Danish-French Private Estate collection, (aquired 1970- c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1452584
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$275.00
A choice Islamic Sgraffito pottery dish, Bamiyan, c. 12th cent AD.

Nice earthenware dish with incised, decorations in the interior. Beige/white underglaze with green and brown decorative colors in splash designs.

Size: 15,7 x 3,8 cm.

Condition: Choice & intact. Fine condition for the type with original glaze. A few chips in the interior and on the rim.

Provenance: Prominent Danish-French Private Estate collection, (aquired 1970- c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1452583
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$275.00
A choice Islamic Sgraffito pottery dish, Bamiyan, c. 12th cent AD.

Nice earthenware dish with incised, floral decorations in the interior. Beige/white underglaze with green and brown decorative colors.

Size: 15,5 x 4 cm.

Condition: Choice & intact. Fine condition for the type with original glaze. A few chips in the interior and on the rim.

Provenance: Prominent Danish-French Private Estate collection, (aquired 1970- c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1452384
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$149.00
An interesting set of Western-Central Asian / Bactrian bronzes from 2nd. millenium BC.

A drinking bowl with low rim and cup with a somewhat higher vessel. The cup is quite massive and heavy.

Large vessel with high walls - for food or water storage. A small omphalos in the interior.

Sizes: 9 x 3 & 8 x 4,5 cm / 3,5 x 1,2 & 3 x 1,8 inches.

Condition: Choice, uncleaned bowls. The cup with a hairline crack. Very nice patinas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451813
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$150.00
A very nice smaller hardstone stamp seal, levante, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

The seal is carved in a special, attractive mottled black stone. The base engraved with a figure, perhaps a seamonster (?), and waves or lines below to elude either the sea or grass.

Size: 1,1 cm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451804
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$250.00
A wonderful serpentine seal, from the late fase in Mesopotamia, 9th.-7th. century BC.

A stamp seal, that was reused from an earlier Sumerian Duck-weight and carved with a ┬┤floral' pattern.

Size: 19 mm. long and weighing 3 grams.

Condition: Superb quality and with fine impressions!

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451803
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$295.00
A massive and fine condition prehistoric gable seal, Mesopotamia, ca. 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

Absolutely splendid seal in hard black Serpentine stone, engraved with a long-horned stag. Wonderful quality engraving and the medium among the best of the early period.

With it's approx 33 mm. x 24 mm. seal base, impressive in hand. The pyramidal type of seal 11 mm. high and pierced for suspension.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451793
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$165.00
Interesting seal carved in a hard black stone, likely Serpentine with a handle, 4th.-2nd. millenium BC.

The seal in engraved with what looks like ancient scriptsigns, but it needs further research.

Size: 25 mm.

Condition: Very fine and intact with nice ancient wear overall.

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451769
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$475.00
A large and very nicely carved stamp seal in black stone, Anatolia/Levante, 2nd. millenium BC.

Lovely engravings of a horned bull attacked by a Lion on one side and on the other side, an impressive winged Goat, with small bearded human head above.

Interesting and very rare!

Size: 3,4 cm. in diameter and ca. 1 cm. thick.

Condition: Very fine and basically intact with central piercing at a later time and some flaking...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451768
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$495.00
Interesting provincial cylinder seal, Mesopotamian / babylonian period, late 3rd.-2nd. millenium BC:

The seal carved in an attractive dark green stone with three tall figures standing together with arms raised aloft, perhaps celebrating. A tall palm tree on either side.

Size: 2,9 cm.

Condition: Superb for type!

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1451651
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$175.00
Ancient Near East, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BC. An elaborate bronze cloak pin, cast via the lost wax (cire perdue) process with a Zoomorphic beast terminal.

Used to fasten clothes, in this case due to the unusually heavy fabric and decoration, likely leather for presentation use - perhaps for a very thick cape or leather armor.

Size: 11,2 cm.

Condition: Superb! Wonderful dark-green patina.

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1452136
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A terracotta figurine with bell-shaped robe, arms folded supporting the breasts, row of impressed circles forming the necklace, pinched facial details with oversized brow and ears.

Size: A large hollowcast figure meassuring 17,3 cm. in height.

Condition: Fine, unrepaired with several smaller losses to left side of head and shoulder, still quite attracive and interesting.

Ex. Danish Private Collection since the 1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1451901
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A finely made Luristan bronze beaker with concave corpus, ca. 1200-800 BC.

Of the well-known and attractive type with sandy patina, from a very old french collection with collection tags in the bottom.

Size: 11 cm. tall.

Condition: Very fine, uncleaned and unrestored. Some cracks as seen in the pictures.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451809
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A lovely white stone amulet of a lion / 4-legged animal, Mesopotamia, Jemdet Nast period, ca. 3200-2900 BC.

A nicely carved piece with bulls eyes on the body and pierced vertically.

Size: 1,6 cm. long.

Condition: Choice.

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.