Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
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.

Size: 24 x 18,5 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1415620
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A large and beautiful prehistoric gable seal, Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

A rectangular seal in hard black Serpentine stone, engraved with with a Bull or Stag within frame. Nice quality engraving in a fine medium.

Size: 28 mm. long and 21 mm. wide.

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 : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415315
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A superb quality Islamic bowl, Islamic, ca. 12th century A.D. (494 AH – 597 AH). Central Asia - Bamiyan.

Turquoise glazed, pottery bowl with a hemispheric body rising from a short foot. Undecorated and with a beautiful glossy glaze slightly darker blue towards the center. Nice 'spiders web' of silver iridescence over the interior

Condition: Superb.

Size: approx 11,1 cm. wide and 6,3 cm. high.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415272
Senatus Consulto
$650.00
A finely decorated Islamic pottery bowl, likely from Kashan or further east, approx 10th.-11th. century AD.

The bowl is decorated with a beautiful floral pattern of 6 petals in red and black on a cream ground. In the center perhaps caligraphy in a rectangular frame. Very detailed and attractive.

Size: 22,5 x 9 cm.

Condition: Choice, with some breaks restored but nice for type.

Ex Swedish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415271
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
An important and beautiful larger pottery bowl with an extensive arabic inscription, Kashan area, ca. 12th.-13th. century AD.

Absolutely stunning conically shaped pottery bowl with green-yellow decoration on a cream-white ground. Two standing birds facing each other, surrounded by floral decorations and micro dots; near the rim a band of Arabic Caligraphy running all around the bowl, possible a recitation of verses of the Quran.

Size: 25 cm. wide and 10 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1415270
Senatus Consulto
$1,850.00
A massive pottery dish in the finest style with Cufic Caligraphy, Nishapur or Samarkand, ca. 10th. century AD.

Beautiful dish with cufic caligraphy around central floral petals and symethic decorations in red and black, all on a cream white ground around...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1415000
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
An islamic iron vase with rich silver inlaid decoration in the islamic style, Indo-Persian rivival piece, but very old and early, ca. 18th.-19th. century AD.

Beautiful vase still useful today, with fine archaic inscription from the Coran in inlaid silver / koftgari.

Size: 21 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb for type, preserved inlays and a particularly deep iridicent patina, that testifies to the greater age of this fine antique!

Ex Old Estate Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1414416
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
Fine elipsoid seal in a particularly attractive fully red carnelien stone with a nice engraving of a horned animal on it's face.

Size: c. 20 mm. wide.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting. Formerly in British private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1414415
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A massive stamp seal carved with a winged horse and Pahlevi inscription, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

A high quality inscribed seal of larger size than usual for this type, carved in a very rare form of mottled Jaspis, we've haven't seen quite as splendid before.

Diameter: ca. 24 mm. massive in hand.

Condition: loss to the bottom side and several smaller dings to the handle.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1414412
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A superb emblematic seal, 18 mm. in diameter, in a very beautiful agate or calchedony stone of brown and mottled with white. Carved with a fine magic emblem of the Zoroastrian fate.

Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD

Condition: Superb, truely a gem and larger than usually are.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of collecting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1414411
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
A very fine lot of four mostly larger stamp seals in superb stones (Banded carnelian, Calchedony, carnelian and hemaetite), Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The lot includes different motifs on 7 nicely polished elipsoid seals.

Size: ca. 14-20 mm. wide.

Condition: Mostly intact or with minor chips, finely patinated, most with very sharp imprints.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1414410
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
An interesting bronze dagger of Stiletto design, later 2nd.-early 1st. millenium BC.

A large crescent behind the blade, points to Amlash or at least the greater Caspian Sea area as the location of the making. A finely made narrow weapon for stabing, once with bone or stone inlays in the handle. Very rare type.

Size: 26 cm. long.

Condition: Very fine and intact with deep red and green patina.

Ex. Danish Private CDollection