Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402747
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$395.00
An atractive and large tanged bronze dagger from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A very nice triangular blade with high shoulders and two rivet holes for fastening of the handle. Very nice green patina and central midrib.

Size is c. 37 cm. - 14,5 inches.

Condition: Nearly superb. Intact with slight roughness to the edge.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1402690
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$575.00
A high quality very large pottery figure of a female attendant or official, dating to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The figure is placed on a high hexagonal plint with a lotus throne and wears a fine two-colour blue and turquoise glazed robe. The unglazed areas have pigmented colors in red, black and white. Finely painted facial details.

The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period.

The figure holds a plate in her arms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402687
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$495.00
A choice tanged bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A very nice blade blade with shiny dark green patina. Round shoulders and a prominent central midrib.

Size is c. 45 cm. - 17,7 inches.

Condition: Choice - some roughness to the edges and a crack near one shoulder.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402584
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$595.00
An interesting and very rare tanged bronze sword with elaborate handle, Ancient Near East dating to later 2nd. mill BC.

The sword a South Caspian Sea type, commonly labelled 'Luristani' by collectors and dealers.

The sword with a superb openwork guard and an intact lower part of handle and a short tang to take a handle of bone or wood. The prominent midrib tapers to the cutting edges, sharp point.

The sword measure 42,5 cm in length...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402582
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$595.00
A rare Ancient Near East Bronze short sword or large dagger dating to 1st-2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Fine style weapon with square shoulders and a flat central midrib. As a rare feature, on this short sword the lower part of the hilt is intact, which is seldom seen on this type of bronze age weapon.

Size is 42,7 cm - 16,8 inches.

Condition: A very nice ancient bronze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402578
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$650.00
A large and heavy (625 gram) bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to later 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A superb and heavy blade with beautyful light and shiny dark green patina. Raised shoulders and a broad central midrib. A rivet for fastening of the handle remains.

Size is 51,3 cm - 20,2 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1401130
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$445.00
A rare Bactrian bronze short swort or dagger w. massive handle, dating to late 3rd or early 2nd mill. BC.

Very interesting type with an unusually thick handle and a very broad leaf-shaped blade.

The dagger is partly uncleaned and covered in the finest azurite blue and green patina imaginable!

Size: 34,6 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1398805
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$295.00
Western Turkey, Anatolia, Yortan culture, ca 2500 BC.

Early beaked pottery jug with almost-perfectly rounded base, beaked spout and rounded looping handle. Three small raised nodes on the sides.

Size: 17,5 cm. high - rare this large!

Yortan is a prehistoric burial site in the valley of Bakir Çai (Kaikos) in western Turkey. It was found and excavated by a French engineer, Paul Gaudin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1398129
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$375.00
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High quality and massive stamp seal, Parthian-Early Sassanian, 1st.-4th. century AD.

The seal carved and polished in a particularly fine Blue Agate, a rare stone in this fine colour. Hemispheric form, horisontically drilled, the motif a winged and human headed Bull reclining on a structure with what looks like writing above(?).

Size: 26 mm. in diameter and 15,83 grams.

Condition: Superb, exceptional with fine ancient wear. Old German Collection, since 1986.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398126
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$650.00
A very rare and splendid silver Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization, Ca. 2600 to 2100 BC. Middle Bronze Age, Western Central Asia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1397860
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$1,450.00
A massive and important Cylinder seal in brown stone, perhaps Jaspis, Middle Assyrian period, Elamite style, ca. 14th. century BC.

The seal exceptional in quality, made in a style typical for the Elamites and with the peculiar drilling in the top only. The original bronze ring still inserted in the top, the bottom engraved with an animal.

The seal itself with the Tree of life and a Pazuzu bird symbol above...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1397618
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$185.00
A rare Islamic iron oil lamp from Nishapur in Western Asia, dating to around 10th-12th cent AD!

A massive and heavy oil lamp with a very large nozzle, giving room for a sizeable wick. Originally the lamp had rings in the center that made it possible to attach it to a chain or mount it on a wall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1394922
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$1,550.00
HIGHLY IMPORTANT MASSIVE SEAL RING, MIDDLE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE, CA. 14TH.-11TH. CENTURY BC.

Very impressive huge seal ring in solid silver, made in the Middle-Assyrian period, 14th.-11th. century BC.

A penannular silver hoop with butted ends and engraved with two Ibexes on either side of the Tree of Life, above them them three sun symbols and decorated at the finials with leaf-shaped patterns.

The ring was likely intended either not to wear or to wear as a thumb-r...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1392126
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An exceptional quality large Almandine Lion pendant set in an authentic Almandine necklace, 1st. millenium BC.

The amulet / pendant is surely from the Achaemenid Empire, approx 8th.-6th. century BC.

Secured with a later collar of gold granulation, within a restrung necklace of garnet beads with spherical carnelian ends; modern clasp. The lion finely carved and polished and the Almandine beads polished in natural forms.

Ex Timeline auctions and Ex James Chesterma...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1391842
Senatus Consulto
$685.00
Very rare inscribed clay / pottery figurine of Astarte / Ishtar, likely Old Assyrian, ca. 1800 BC.

A fine and completely undamaged figurine, Ishtar wearing a large headdress or brown and braided hair, perhaps also with outlined wings.

As the most interesting and surprising she is inscribed with a long and clear inscription on the back in Cuneiform, so far untranslated.

Size: 78 mm. tall.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 197...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390216
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$1,250.00
Zoomorphic Terracotta Rhyton, shaped as a Ram, Indus Valley, dating approx 2300-1900 BC.

Finely sculptured animal, glazed in red and black. A very rare type of vessel, seldomly seen on the market and demanding high prices.

Size: 16 x 17 cm.

Condition: Superb for type.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970s-1980s.

Comes with Certificate of authenticity
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390212
Senatus Consulto
$1,250.00
Zoomorphic Terracotta Rhyton, shaped as a Ram, Indus Valley, dating approx 2300-1900 BC.

Finely sculptured animal, the upperpart glazed in cream and black stripes. A very rare type of vessel, seldomly seen on the market and demanding high prices.

Size: 21cm x 12cm x 10cm.

Condition: Superb for type.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1388198
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
A nice collection of ancient Beads, as a smaller necklace, Ancient Near East, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

It consists of a few larger Carnelian and agate beads, barrel-shaped and round, and also a larger group of smaller tubular beads.

Size: 23 cm. in double and 47 in a single row.

Condition: Choice, a perfect selection.

Ex old German Collection, beginning of the 1990s.