Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1363739
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$150.00
Interesting mother of pearl amulet or seal with an arab inscription from the Khoran, ca. 16th.-18th. century AD.

A beautiful piece that could have been an inlay from a ring or necklace.

Size: ca. 22mm x 19mm.

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 #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 : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1363734
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A rare seal with 4 sides but othervise as a cylinder seal in style, uncertain location in the ancient near east, most likely Syria, 1st. millenium

Interesting seal with a man a woman, a serpent and inscribed on the last side with what looks like greek or Phoenician letters.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition: Choice!, finely preserved, uncleaned.

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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1363462
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A rare Sassanian glass bowl 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The bowl very finely made of this crisp glass. The green glass now patinated in a thick gold irridescence. The bowl with a deep omphalos as this was perhaps intended as a bowl for making wine-offerings.

Size: ca. 7 cm. in diameter and 2,4 cm. high.

Condition: Intact, but with mending of a crack at one side.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the Near East in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1363336
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$150.00
A most charming early Kohl or Perfume bottle in bronze, Islamic, 7th.-10th. century AD. Likely Khorassan in Persia.

Size: 6,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Old German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1362849
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$165.00
A very good original condition pottery bowl with Bulls, Indus Valley, 3rd. millenium BC.

The bowl decorated with redish and black pigments and displays two elongated bulls on the front.

Size: 113 mm. wide and 65 mm. high.

Condition: Nice and 100% original condition, no overpainting. A hairline crack glued and some weathering to the surface.

Ex. Danish Art dealers collection.
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, likely produced in Persia.

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 #1362615
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A fine Sassanian glass bottle, likely Syria or Persia, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

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

Size: ca. 44 mm. high.

Condition: Choice with exceptional and nearly complete silverish irridescence!

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the Near East in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1362614
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A superb Sassanian glass bottle, likely Syria or Persia, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

An intact green glass bottle very attractive and quite scarce. The bottle with straight neck and a large flat mouth.

Size: 87 mm. high.

Condition: Choice with extra fine irridescence and patina!

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the Near East in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1362613
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A fine Sassanian glass bottle, likely Syria or Persia, 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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1362612
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A fine Sassanian glass bottle, likely Syria or Persia, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

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

Size: 72 mm. high.

Condition: Superb with fine irridescence!

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the Near East in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362610
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
A nice bronze cheek bar for a horse, Luristani, ca. 1200-800 BC.

The piece large with beautiful patina. Diameter of the bar is ca. 9,7 cm. and height including the attachment ring is ca. 7 cm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection.
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, Likely Khorassan in Perisa, 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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362417
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
An exceptional and very large Iron ring, Assyrian or Persian, ca. late 2nd.-1st. milenium BC.

A penannular silver hoop with butted ends and engraved with dots all over the surface and decorative lines at the edges.

A very masculine ring, likely made for a bowman. Made in iron, which at the period in the early ironage was the most precious of metals, beside gold.

Ringsize: ca. 22 mm. and fully wearable.

Weight: 30,76 grams.

Condition: Superb...