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 #1360953
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$175.00
A wonderful stamp seal in cream-coloured stone, Neo-Assyrian, 900-700 BC.

A pyramidal stamp seal, engraved with the image of a mythical animal on the base.

Size: ca. 15 mm wide and 16 mm. high.

Condition: Superb.

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 #1360947
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$125.00
A good style Carnelian intaglio, Early Sassanian period, 3rd.-4th. century AD.

Image of two rams, hard imprint included in the sale. Size: ca. 15 mm.

Condition: Choice small chip to the rim.

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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360788
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$165.00
A superb larger bronze dress-pin for the type, Luristan, dating 2nd. millenium BC.

The pin gradually thickens to a rounded finial. The upperpart of the pin is superbly decorated very tiny details in relief and very beautiful.

Size: 223 mm.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional green patina and superb metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360787
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$150.00
A wonderful and massive bronze dress-pin for the type, Luristan, dating 2nd. millenium BC.

The pin conical - it gradually thickens to a massive rounded finial.

Size: 290 mm. and ca. 127 grams, so a huge specimen, very rarely seen.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional green patina and superb metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360785
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$150.00
A wonderful and massive bronze dress-pin for the type, Luristan, dating 2nd. millenium BC.

The pin gradually thickens to a massive rounded finial. The upperpart of the pin is decorated with 14 concenthric lines in deep relief.

Size: 256 mm. and ca. 85 grams, so a very large specimen, rarely seen.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional green patina and superb metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360312
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$175.00
A Mesopotamian stamp seal in black Sepentine stone, dating 4th.-3rd. millenium BC.

Interesting pre-dynastic seal with two sides: a Horse and a stately standing figure, that looks a like a god or King. On the sides lines engraved.

Size: 2,5 cm. long and 1,7 cm. wide, so a good size seal.

Ex. South German Private Collection, comes with a COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1360244
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$475.00
A very rare and interesting Islamic pottery tile with medallion and arab Muslim writing inside, pre 15th. century AD.

The tile would looks be of Khorassan and dating ca. 12th. century AD, but is guaranteed to be pre 1500.

Greyish pottery with low relief but sharp imprint. Crescent and sun visible as Islamic symbols and floral and geomethric decorations. In the center a medallion with Cufic or Arab writing.

Size: 8,4 cm. long and 5,4 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360219
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$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
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$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
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$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. So this foundation stone was at the same time a corner stone that would have been visible from two sides of the building. The inscription is in Elamite language, but written using Mesopotamian cuneiform.

The inscription is a standard one that celebrates the king of Elam, in this case likely Untash-Napirisha, from ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1358585
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$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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1356004
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$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
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$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
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$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
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$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
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$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