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 #1285632
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$295.00
A FINE BRONZE SHORT SWORD BLADE WITH MEDIUM LONG TANG, WESTERN ASIA, 1800-1400 BC.

An extremely fine condition tanged bronze short sword with proniment shoulders and a blade with a diamondshaped crosssection. Commonly termed 'Luristani' by collectors, but from the broader Western Asia area.

Size: 36 cm.

Condition: Superb for type, wonderful smooth dark green patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285624
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$150.00
A superb condition bronze lance, Western Asia, Persian style of turkmenistan / Uzbekistan, later bronzeage dating to the 12th.-8th. century BC.

A fine style lance with a deadly sharp triangular blade and a long tang ending in a knob.

Efficient spear in the later bronzeage.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 224 mm.

Condition: Superb!, exceptional quality spear, pristine with a very sharp blade and smooth water-patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1284202
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$395.00
AN UMAYYAD POTTERY PILGRIM BOTTLE, Iraq, circa 8th century AD.

The flattened disc-shaped flask with simple loop handles and tubular mouth, turquoise glazed.

Size: 9 cm high.

'Condition: Superb for type and extremely rare. A slightly larger bottle sold at Christies SALE 6628 LOT 23 for $3731 at the rates of the day. Our bottle has much more glaze and thus at least as good!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1279964
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$195.00
A finely hammered Bactrian / BMAC bronze bowl dating to the early 2nd. millenium BC.

The bowl is very attractive with it's wide rim and flat base. The rim slight turned.

The bowl was possibly used as a drinking bowl or for smaller meals in antiquity.

Size: 138 mm wide and 37 mm high.

Condition: Superb, very nice green patina, excellent metal for the type.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1279749
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$150.00
A RARE LARGER SILVER STAMP SEAL, TURKEY, 3RD.-2ND. MILLENIUM BC.

Interesting silver seal circular with conical handle and the engravings of an animal, likely a deer, in a double border, on the base.

Size: 27 mm. in diameter, 23 mm. high and massive weighing 27 grams!

Ex. Classical art, J. Rubens, and formerly in a Danish Private Collection for many years.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1279043
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$295.00
INTERESTING CYLINDER SEAL IN STEATITE, BACTRIA-MARGIANA COMPLEX (BMAC) 3RD-2ND. MILL. BC.

A finely preserved seal with nice smooth darker patina on the top depicting seated monkeys.

Size: 35 mm. high.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1276662
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$195.00
A very rare Ancient Western Asia, likely Bactrian, stamp seal, pyramidal shape light brown stone, dating to 2nd. millenium BC.

A nice seal with an engraving of a lion on the face. Pierced.

Size: 23 mm. high.

Condition: Superb, intact with fine patina.

Provenance: Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1274404
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$295.00
A rare cylinder seal of limestone, Bactria or Margiana, 3rd.-2nd. millemium BC.

The seal finely engraved with two human figures holding spears and a lion on it's hindlegs in the archaic style.

Size: c. 25 mm. high and 14 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, a few microscopic chips, but basically intact and quite sharp.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, a fine Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1260862
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$150.00
A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.

One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels.

Condition: Nice and intact. Ex. German Private Collection, sold at Hirsh.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251583
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$150.00
A VERY RARE PERSIAN BRONZE STAMP SEAL, Achaemenid Empire, c. 600-400 BC.

A fantastic S-shaped bronze seal with a loop on the back and depicting a standing lion.

The seal of Achaemenid manifacture and done in a wonderful vivid Persian style.

Size: 19-20 mm.

Condition: Superb! uncleaned and sharp of fine metal.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1240732
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$395.00
A very rare carinated pottery bowl, ancient near east, dating to 800-400 AD.

The bowl is very finely crafted after model in metal bowls of the period. With some fine decorations in brown on the side.

Size: 164 mm. wide and 80 mm. high.

Condition: Superb, completely intact with nicely preserved pigment and uncleaned interior.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1224974
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A huge and spectacular Greeco-Persian Rock-crystal stamp seal, dating 6th.-4th. cent. AD.

The seal expertly carved in one large piece of transperant crystal. The motif a stag captured just as it's being pierced by a long arrow - exceptional rendering in high relief!

Size: 22 in diameter and massive!Weight 13,87 grams.

Condition: Superb!

Ex. Hirsch Auctions, ex French Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223552
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$75.00
Bactrian bronze seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting crude design of an animal.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223550
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$85.00
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.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1223541
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$250.00
A rare bone carving of a standing man with long beard and fine dress, Sumerian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The carving very sensitively done with fine archaic style details.Old collectors number on the reverse.

Size: 45-46 mm. high.

Condition: Choice and basically intact. Some corrosion on the back and contact-marks. Ex European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223519
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$85.00
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!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1223512
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$450.00
An excellent very large brown-gream stone seal in the form of a reclining cow, dating to the Late Uruk-Jemdet Nasr period of Mesopotamia, 3300-2900 BC

The seal is engraved in drill-technique on the base. The cow is very sensitively modelled, looking back towards his tail. Pierced.

Size: 41 mm. long and massive! Weight c. 36-37 grams.

Ex. European Private Collection, Hirsch sale 2013.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1222066
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$160.00
A very interesting stone stamp seal, so far unidentified, 2nd. mill. BC.

A large and impressive stone seal, most possibly Western Asiatic, perhaps indo-Iranian inscribed with some unidentified script. A high handle with an X on top

Size 30 mm. wide.

Condition: Superb!, very nicely preserved with some patination.

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.