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 #1432172
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A very bronze amulet of an Ithyphalic god, Zagros Mountains, Luristan, dating c. 2nd...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1431823
Senatus Consulto
$595.00
A very early and important Islamic antique bronze bowl with central knob and handle, 12th.-15th. century.

The bowl in very solid bronze with fine floral and symethric engravings around the raised central knob, clearly inspired from the achaimenid and greek offer bowls. A wonderful antique from a great old collection.

Size:

Condition: Choice, slight looseness to the handle but it's solidly anchored to the bowl.

Size: 30 cm. from handle to rim...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430608
Senatus Consulto
$550.00
A high quality and very large low bronze bowl, Greco-persian, ca. 5th.-3rd. century BC.

Wonderful style low bronze bowl, possibly a food bowl, with a particularly fine concentric decoration with a round raised pellet in the center and lines in relief around.

A gem bronze antiquity with a marvelous redish, purple and green patina with much uncleaned dirt.

Size: 22,2 cm. wide and 6 cm. tall.

Ex. Old Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430605
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A beautiful and quite rare early bronze or cobber vessel, Kerman, dating to the 3rd. millenium BC.

A aquat vessel, standing on three legs with animal paws, two loops for hanging it or attaching a lid on top.

One of the earliest of these iconic bottles known, likely used for cosmetics in the 3rd. mill. BC. Inside there is still remnants of a now calky substance.

Size: 6,3 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice and intact, small chip to the rim at one side...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430164
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A rare and very early representation of a Deity, Ancient Near East, 3rd. millenium BC.

The deity likely god from Mesopotamia or Susa, but made in the Southern region and of the mixed intercultural style of Kermanh / Bactria.

The half figure fragmentary with a beak-like nose, large eyes and a small 'sailors' hat, with lumbs of cobber on the body likely representing clothings.

Size: 7 cm.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1428558
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
A huge bronze Lance or spear, Ancient Near East, likely Amlash / South Caspian Sea area 1200-800 BC.

A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long tang, and a leaf-shaped blade with a highly profiled midrib.

A beatiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat but to large to through like a Javelin.

Size: 43-44 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428379
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A choice tanged bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age. Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

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

Size is c. 45,5 cm. - 18 inches.

Condition: Choice - some roughness to the edges. The blade has a bend at the point.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428369
Senatus Consulto
$550.00
A choice and large Western Asian bronze sword dating to c. 2nd mill. BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword with round shoulders and a prominent central midrib. The tang has a bend near the tip.

Size is 51 cm.

Condition: A choice sword with some encrustations. Vry slight edge roughness. Nice green bronze patina. Will improve much if cleaned properly.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428364
Senatus Consulto
$595.00
A large & heavy Western Asian tanged bronze short Sword dating to 2000-1000 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword is massive, and heavy in hand. The tang is bend and the blade with rounded, raised shoulders and a flat central midrib. The edges are still sharp, with only slight roughness.

Size is 46,5 cm.

Condition: Superb - very sligh edge roughness and beautiful green and azurite patination.

Ex. Danish private collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428362
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
A superb and X-large tanged bronze lance, Amlash, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long, bent tang, massive socket and a broad, leaf-shaped blade with highly profiled midrib.

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat.

Size: c. 41,5 cm. long.

Condition: Choice. Beautiful green bronze patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1428343
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
An important and heavy islamic brass bowl of archaic phiale form, Safavid Empire, ca. 17th.-18th. century AD.

The large bowl profusely decorated with floral design and lotus petals. A heavy brass bowl, weighing ca. 750 grams. Fine early bowl in a white bronze alloy.

Size: 18 cm. in diamater and 6,5 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice! Wonderful natural wear and patina, still with the hand engraved decoration finely preserved.

Ex Swedish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426953
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A beautiful larger silver bowl, Sassanian Empire, 300-600 AD.

The Sassanid Dynasty, was the the last native Persian Kingdom to rule Ancient Near East before the Islamic conquest.

An attractive hammered silver bowl, with an scetchy incised animal in the center of the interior and multible concenthric lines around. It looks like a simple bird, but it needs more cleaning to be certain!

Size: ca. 17 cm. wide and 6 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426950
Senatus Consulto
$125.00
A beautifully patinated bronze standard base, 'Luristan', Western Asia, 1200-800 BC.

Finely sculptured bronze standard base, made to present bronze sculptures of deities and heroes.

Size: 10,3 cm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426949
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
Reserved
A beautifully patinated large bronze standard base, 'Luristan', Western Asia, 1200-800 BC.

Finely sculptured bronze standard base, made to present bronze sculptures of deities and heroes.

Size: 14,2 cm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1423197
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
A Persian Luristan heavy bronze object, likely military, 1st. mill. BC.

It looks like a bronze knuckles or perhaps a caltrop type of devise, we're not certain. Finely patinated and zoomorphic with the point shaped as a beak and with other stylized animal heads applied.

Size: 6,6 cm. wide and 4,1 cm. tall.

Ex. Matthias Steinhausen collection and aquired at Kunsthandlung Aloys Faust, Cologne
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1422984
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
An attractive battle axe, Luristan type, but likely made further north east in the Caspian Sea area, ca. 2000-1600 BC.

The axe with an outswayed edge and a socket decorated with lines in relief.

Size: 12 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, nice specimen with green patina, good metal, some cleaning marks and minor ancient loss to blade.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1422983
Senatus Consulto
Sold
An ancient bronze figure of a goat, Islamic, Persian Empire, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

A symbolic piece, cast in bronze with the typiacal stlized legs.

Size: 4,5 cm. long. Ancient loss or casting defect to one horn othervise completely intact and with a fine green patina.

Ex Matthias Steinhausen, bought in the 1970s at Kunst und Antiquitäten Katebi, Köln.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1422980
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
A wonderful solid silver Bracelet from the Caucasian area, dating to the 1st. millenium BC.

A heavy silver armring evolving into a huge spiral, very complicated and beautiful silverwork for the period.

Size: ca. 7,1 cm. tall and weight: 84 grams.

Condition: Superb, completely intact with attachment rings intact too, fine uncleaned rough grey patina, easy to remove with manuel cleaning, if so desired.

Provenance: Ex Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, 1948 - ...