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 #1360219
Senatus Consulto
$795.00
A MARVELOUS LARGE AND SHARP MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BANKET SCENE, EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 2900-2350 BC.

The black serpentine seal depicts a seated noble of king in the center, while another figure is at his back pulling out the chair for him to sit. Yet, another figure is offering him foods and drinks. he is likely drinking beer out of a straw. Spearpoints as seperators. Don't mind the cracks in the imprint, the seal is perfect, wax was too sticky...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1359801
Senatus Consulto
$995.00
Shallow marble bowl with inscription dating to 621 sana = 621 Hedschra, corrosponding to the 13th. century AD.

Very rare and exceptional piece carved in fine white marple. The inscription very beautiful and stands out in the relief.

Size: 27 cm. in diameter and 4,5 cm. high.

Condition: Superb, fine patina.

Ex. German (Rhine) private Collection from W.D., bought in the later 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1358654
Senatus Consulto
$7,500.00
Rare Clay Foundation Brick, Elamite, ca 1300 BC.

This brick is rare and intact with 4 lines of Cuneiform going all the way over two sides. The description commemorates the ruler that laid this stone in an ancient Elamite city.

Impressive piece - 40 cm. high, 9,5 cm. thick and 17 cm. wide. Very heavy in hardburnt clay. More than 10 kilograms, perhaps likely 12...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1358585
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
A very rare and unusual Stamp seal in solid silver, Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal in fine pure silver now toned grey, pierced with a large hole and engraved with animal.

Size: 15 mm. wide.

Ex. German Collection of Dr. M. M., Westfalen, since 1970-72.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1357983
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
A highly interesting and quite rare larger fragment of a burned clay brick - likely a foundation brick, Sumerian/Mesopotamian, 3rd. millenium BC.

A beautiful antiquity, so far untranslated and full of Cuneiform letters, which traditionally mentions the local ruler that raised the city or building.

Size: 13,5 cm. high and 10 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice, the cuneiform is very sharp.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1356025
Senatus Consulto
$1,850.00
On sale, was $2850
Seljuk Slave warriors of the Samenid Dynasty, likely from Nishapur, ca. 11th Century AD.

Of bronze alloy, of tapering fluted form finely engraved with running arabesques along the length of each flute and surmounted by a shallow domed cap, and moulded circular socket engraved with a band of ropework above a row of diamond-shaped florets...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1356004
Senatus Consulto
$1,650.00
A beautiful and large Pre-Achaemenid Silver Phiale (offerbowl), decorated in Repousse, Ancient Near East, Early-mid 1st. millenium BC.

A spectacular piece in hand with a paticularly fine ancient patina, uncleaned!

Size: 16,6 cm. in diameter, 47 mm. high ca. 206 grams of silver!

Condition: Intact, with a few short closed cracks and a few edge chips Ex. Old German Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1353291
Senatus Consulto
$200.00
POTTERY BOWL WITH GREEN GLACE, WESTERN-CENTRAL ASIA, 10TH-11TH. CENTURY AD.

A high bowl, almost cone shaped and nice for the type. Eastern part of the ancient Samanid Empire, around the Bamiyan region.

Size: 16,9 x 7,8 cm

Condition: Choice for type with much original glaze, hairline cracks professionally restored. Terrific shine to the glace!

Ex. Copenhagen Dealers collection, aquired over a period 20 years.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1350136
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
Fine ancient Agate Stamp seal, Persian, datin g to the 1st. mill. BC!

The seal finely polished and attractive in an agate stone, engraved with a ram and birds, and pierced for attachment to a string.

Size: ca. 14 mm.

Ex. Egeskov collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1350134
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
Islamic bronze seal ring, from the Seljuk Period, dating ca. 11th.-13th. century AD.

Beautifully crafted, profusely decorated all over, with a sharp cross-shaped seal.

Ringsize: ca. 19 mm. - weighing 16 grams!

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, terrific patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1346603
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
An exceptional condition Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC.

Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Size: c. 20 mm. tall.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina and fine metal for the type!

Provenance: Anders Egeskov Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346563
Senatus Consulto
$550.00
A rare and beautiful large stamp seal in black Jet stone, Indo-Iranian / Bactrian, 1st. mill. BC.

The seal depicts the typical scene from Neo-Assyrian seals where the great king or hero slays the lion. The size and shape of the stone, combined with the wonderful naiive style of the carving, is more typical for the Bactrian region. And interesting seal made in the borderlands between Persian and Bactrian influence.

Size: 38 mm.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346490
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
An interesting ring carved in one piece of carnelian, Sassian 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The ring with the engraved image of a bird. Beautiful and meant to have been carried in a string, not to wear.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, patina and some light wear to the inner edge. A very sharp intaglio.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344297
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
SUPERB CONDITION BRONZE DAGGER, WESTERN ASIA 'LURISTAN', 1200-1000 BC.

A good very large and heavy specimen for the type. The handle measure 12 cm. in itself and was made to take inlays of bone or stone, now lost. The blade with a broad central section tappering to sharp edges.

Size: ca. 33 cm.

Condition: Superb, wonderful metal, very sound with a fine dark green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344293
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
INTERESTING SCARCE LANCE OR SPEAR WITH SOCKET, WESTERN ASIA (LURISTAN) 2ND. MILLENIUM BC

A lance or larger spear with a triangular blade with pronounced central rib and very high shoulders.

Size: 24,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, very good metal, completely intact with fine green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342540
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
A RARE AND FINELY MADE TANGED BRONZE SWORD, LATE BRONZEAGE-IRONAGE, 800-600 BC.

Impressive tanged sword and very broad and elaborately made blade. The blade with a central raised line that is divided into two lines that arches towards the base.

Size: 39-45 cm. in length and with the blade being a maximum of 6,8 cm. wide near the tang!.

Condition: Nearly Superb...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1340395
Senatus Consulto
$675.00
Interesting Cylinder seal, North Mesopotamia or Syria, ca. 1800-1500 BC.

The seal is rather large, carved in black stone, and engraved with a contest scene with a man with a staff or lance confronting a large horned animal and other animal and symbols all around them.

Size: 27 mm.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1340096
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
A beautyful Bamiyan splashed sgraffiato dish, c. 1100-1200 AD.

The dish has a thick green & white glaze, the inside surface incised with simple ornamentations.

Condition: Choice! The dish is intact and with the original, completely un-restored, glaze. Boobles and flaws are from the making and there's a few minor ancient dents.