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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1381956
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$350.00
A very large and rare Amlash grey ware zoomophic pottery vessel.

A huge piece for type and culture. Ancient Near East, Amlash or neighboring cultures, 1300-1100 BC.

Finely sculptured to look like a large bird with the beak as the sprout of the vessel.

Size: A massive vessel!. Around 33 cm. wide and ca. 23-24 cm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection, in Denmark 40-50 years...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1376198
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$695.00
A rare and interesting inscribed clay tablet, Cuneiform inscription and imprint of a cylinder seal, Neo-Sumerian, ca. 2000 BC.

This Ur III administrative text records in Sumerian cuneiform, it's so far untranslated and was issued at Umma.

The tablet also shows an imprint of figures from a cylinder seal, thus quite scarce.

Size: 44 mm. long and 37 mm. wide.

Condition: Nice and intact, with some old laquer or glace.

Ex. Collection of Dr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1362498
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$195.00
A rare Jug with insized geomethric patterns, Amlash grey ware, 1200-1000 AD.

A beautiful vase, Burnt on a high degree and finely decorated.

Size: 14,6 cm.

Condition: Choice, small rim chip, othervise intact.

Ex. Provenance: Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1362497
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$195.00
A rare vase with insized geomethric patterns, Amlash Blackware, 1200-1000 AD.

A beautiful blackware vase, hard burning and finely decorated.

Size: 14 cm.

Condition: Choice, small piercing in the body and a few small rim chips, othervise intact. An old collection tag still on the body.

Ex. Provenance: Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1361484
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$495.00
An interesting very large Grey-Ware vessel, with three handles, Amlash, ca. 1100-900 AD.

The vessel from the ancient makers of the famous spouted jars in the region (city) of Amlash.

Finely sculptured vessel with three large handles and a full body and narrow base. With small Spout.

Size: 27,5 cm. high and 25 cm. wide...
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 : 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. 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1357984
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: 11 cm. high and 11 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice, the cuneiform is very sharp.

Ex. The Widow of the late Preben de Neergaard, working as a contractor...
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. The Widow of the late Preben de Neergaard, working as a contract...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356046
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$275.00
A beautiful bowl decorated with symethric elements in green and brown on a cream ground, also on the exterior. Transoxiana / perhaps Samarkand, 10th.-11th. century.

Size: 17,5 cm. X 6 cm. Condition: Choice. In exceptional condition for type, looks unrepaired and with finely crackled glaze over the entire surface.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356041
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$250.00
Rare pottery bowl, dating to the Ghaznavid Dynasty, 11th.- 12th. century AD.

Finely incised and decorated bowl in green and brown.

Pottery decorated with incised designs and splashed colored glazes like this was popular in most areas of the Islamic world. This bowl belongs to a group of ceramics usually described as Bamiyan and found in Afghanistan, there is no archaeological evidence that they were produced there.

Size: 215 mm. wide and 55 mm. deep.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1354402
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$100.00
Islamic pottery bowl, Ancient Near East, ca. 1100-1200 AD.

A choice bowl with beige glaze, with brown caligraphic decoration in the center of the bowl and a line on the rim. Narrow base and low walls. Attractive in hand.

Size: 126 x 56 mm.

Condition: Choice, some restoration typical for these types with mending and some repainting of joint areas.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.

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 : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1340099
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$250.00
A very attractive and original pottery bowl, Western Asia, dating to the Islamic period, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The bowl measure ca. 184 x 68 mm. cm with steep and straight walls.

The interior is decorated with a symmetrical design in white green and red colors.

Condition: Choice! Perhaps some very light restoration of the rim. Some losses to the glaze

A bowl in a much better than average condition with an attractive decoration and fine colours.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1340096
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$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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1335207
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
A rare & choice islamic pottery dish dating to 11th-12th cent AD.

The dish measure 146 x 30 mm and has a beautiful torquise / blue glase.

The bowl is in choice condition - intact but with some restoration and a few dents to the glaze.

A carved pattern of floral petals on the side of the interior.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1335172
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A large and rare pottery bowl w. glazed interior dating to 10th-12th cent. AD.

The vessel is quite heavy and in a very sound condition.

The bowl meassure 192 x 82 mm. and is a rather large specimen.

Condition: Choice, original surfaces with limited restoration.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1334780
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
Interesting and very scarce pottery Chalice or goblet for drinking, Bactrian, 2nd. millenium BC.

The Chalice measure some 150 mm. (5,9 inches) in height and is thus very impressive in hand.

The cup is finely decorated with pigments.

Condition: Choice, a minor chip to the footring and some typical wear to colours, othervise perfect.