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 #1417818
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
An absolutely stunning massive bronze Adze, Amlash / Marlik, 2nd. millenium BC.

This Adze as it's called, is made as a combination of a horisontical and a vertical blade, with a short socket below decorated with relief lines. The type is typical for the area up to the South Caspian Sea and was made presumably for warfare in the 2nd. millenium BC.

The is is quite massive and precisely made for the type...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1417816
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
Beautiful pottery dish with torquise glaze, black markings and a finely carved and decorated pattern, Seljug period, 11th.-12th. century, likely Kashan.

The Dish in an almost untouched state with fine silvery irridescence on the surface. Very beautiful colours.

Size: 17,4 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice and intact, a few places of missing glaze and usual markings from the making, but a very nice dish.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1417813
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
Beautiful pottery dish with torquise glaze, black markings and a finely carved and decorated pattern, Seljug period, 11th.-12th. century, likely Kashan.

The Dish in an almost untouched state with fine silvery irridescence on the surface. Very beautiful colours.

Size: 17,5 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice and intact, some flaking of glaze, especially on the reverse and the usual markings from the making.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1417811
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
A superb and rare bronze sword with a fine thick cast hilt with a crescent shaped pommel, South Caspian Sea Area, ca. 1000-800 BC.

A very elaborate sword with a fine pointy blade with a strongly pronounced central midrib. The hilt massive casting decorated with concenthric lines in relief and ending in a large crescent at the top of the blade.

Terrific quality sword perfectly as made in antiquity.

Length: ca. 42 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1417546
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
An exceptional stone seal in a rare and especially attractive speckled stone, Achaemenid Empire, early period around 7th.-6th. century BC.

The seal of pyramidal shape pierced for suspension in the top. Engraved with a cute lion with tail up and head turned back.

Size: 17-18 mm.

Condition: Superb, so attractive and smooth in hand.

Ex. Egeskov fine Arts, Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1417540
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A fine lot of 7 stamp seals from the Sassanian Empire, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The lot consists of an almost intact and very fine faceted seal with king vs lion, and 6 other seals with some chips, some very large seals as well.

Ex. Egeskov private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1417539
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A very rare and interesting Sassanian seal carving, done in a Phoenician or greco-Persian seal stone, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal depicting a man with tree and star, of a scaraboid shape and in a wonderful rare speckled yellowish and black stone - very attractive!

Size: 25 mm. in lenght and massive.

Ex. Egeskov collection, formerly Hirsch auctions in Germany and private German collection, 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1416744
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
ncient Near East, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BC. A massive really elaborate bronze cloak pin, cast via the lost wax (cire perdue) process with poppy flower shaped 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1416742
Senatus Consulto
$145.00
A beautiful seal carved in a dark serpentine. Finely polished oval base engraved with a Ram or stagg and a three in front.

Size: 12 mm. X 11,5 mm.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards. Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1416741
Senatus Consulto
$125.00
A nice very early Anatolian or North Mesopotamian stamp seal, ca. 4th. millenium BC.

The seal doomed and with loop or handle, engraved with an antilope or stagg on the face.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards. Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1416561
Senatus Consulto
$750.00
A wonderful solid silver Bracelet from the Caucasian area, dating to the 1st. millenium BC.

A heavy silver armring evolving into a huge spiral, very complicated and beautiful silverwork for the period.

Size: ca. 8 cm. tall and 3 cm. thick at the max...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415680
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
Marple stone stamp seal, Syrian / Levantine, late 2nd. mill. BC.

The seal of a pyramidal form, pierced through in the top and engraved on the face with the image of a Stagg or antilope with large horns within a frame.

Size: ca. 14 mm. tall

Condition: Choice and intact.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards. Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415679
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A fine stamp seal of the Hemispheric form preferred in the Neo-Babylonian/-Assyrian period, 9th.-7th. century BC.

The seal of a very attractive mottled hardstone in red and cream orange colours. The seal engraved with standing Griffin.

Size: ca. 19 mm. high and a diameter of the base of ca. 17-18 mm.

Condition: Choice and intact with wear and patina.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415678
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
Rare red stone stamp seal, Syrian / Levantine, 1200-700 BC.

The seal of a sort of high gable form, pierced through in the top and engraved on the face with the image of a Goat or Ram, naturalistic so datable to the later period in the region.

Size: ca. 10,5 x 10 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards. Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415677
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A beautiful and rare stone stamp seal, carved in black serpentine with a high handle, Western Anatolia, Hittite period or slightly later, 2nd. millenium BC.-early 1st. millenium BC

Triangular seal plate, engraved with a small 4-legged animal reclining on another 4-legged animal with horns, finely made knob handle with piercing and engravings on the top!

Diameter: 18 x 18 mm. height 10,5 mm.

Condition: Superb. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415676
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A very rare and interesting stamp seal of quality bone or tusk, Greek period of the Levante, ca. 4th. century BC.

A beautifully carved and polished smaller stamp seal of semi-globular shape and wthe engraving of a stagg on it's face. The medium fully polished and now attractively patinated and the relief is deep.

Size: 12 x 10 mm.

Condition: Complete and intact, very rare for an ancient bone artifact. With the typical natural hairline cracks

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415623
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
Interesting and very rare stamp seal of Scaraboid form, Phoenician, ca. 8th.-6th. century AD.

The seal is engraved with what we interpret as a stylized Turtle on the top and a Griffin on the face.

Size: 18 x 15,5 mm.

Condition: Choice, small chip to corner of base.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos along with a hard wax impression.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415621
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A rare stamp seal in black serpentine stone, carved with a mythical monster, Neolithic ca. 4th.-3rd. millenium BC.

An attractive larger stamp seal carved and fine polished in a rare bottom or oval gable form with holes for attaching it in the upperside. The seal flat and engraved with a winged mythical monster with a scorpios tail and forpart of a horse and a sun or star in the left field! Very nice and interesting representation...