Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1372807
Senatus Consulto
$1,850.00
A very rare and historically important bronze mirror Islamic, Likely Khorassan, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The mirror is highly interesting since the reflection side is divided in 9 symethric compartements and covered with 100s of engraved signs (perhaps numbers) and we belive it's a of a sort of a astrological, matemathic calender. The back decorated with a complicated and quite beautiful floral pattern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1369969
Senatus Consulto
$850.00
A rare and elaborate silver bowl, Indopersian ca. 17th.-18th. century or earlier.

The piece is not your average late 19th.-Early 20th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1366081
Senatus Consulto
$850.00
A wonderful matching set of three Mace Heads of the rare claw-shaped type, Bactria, 2nd. millenium BC.

Bactrian bronze egg-shaped mace-heads with spiked sleeves or prongs, Late 2nd Millennium BC. The top of the weapons with narrow edge, the sleeves with small internal tangs for mounting them to a shaft.

Size: Max 6,2 cm. wide and 7,1 cm. high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1365675
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A nice small Chinese solid silver jug or creamer, dating to the late Qing Dynasty, ca. 1890-1920 AD.

The piece very attractive with sharp Chinese silver stamps in the bottom.

The jug is 130 mm high and max 65 mm wide.



Ex Danish private collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362848
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A fine silver ancient Islamic belt buckle from the earliest fase in the Islamic domination of the world, 7th.-9th. century AD.

A beautiful and perfectly intact belt buckle completely covered in black patina and in solid silver. Fine ornamentation.

Size: ca. 6 cm. long.

Condition: Superb! A partidularly fine specimen with completely black patina.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362847
Senatus Consulto
$135.00
An larger ancient Islamic belt buckle from the earliest fase in the Islamic domination of the world, 7th.-9th. century AD.

A beautiful and perfectly intact belt buckle even with remnants of the guilding. Fine ornamentation, likely produced in Persia.

Size: ca. 7 cm. long and weighing 55 grams.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362610
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
A nice bronze cheek bar for a horse, Luristani, ca. 1200-800 BC.

The piece large with beautiful patina. Diameter of the bar is ca. 9,7 cm. and height including the attachment ring is ca. 7 cm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1362507
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
An nice larger mirror in bronze, Islamic, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The islamic bronze mirrors were typically made in the Chinese style of the Han Period with added islamic elements. This mirror is large and with a recessed face and undecorated back. Small loss to the handle.

Size: 14,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth water-green patina. Old Collection tag on the reverse.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362499
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A very attractive and quite rare specimen of an ancient Bow-mans / Archers thumb ring in silver, 1st. millenium BC.

These rings are normally only found in bronze and we bought this a bronze ring, but while inspecting closer we discovered that it's in silver and just heavily patinated!

Size: A large thumb-ring measuring around 26 mm. in inner height, slightly less wide.

Condition: Choice! Heavy black patina that could be cleaned to the beautiful pure silver...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361483
Senatus Consulto
$550.00
A MARVELOUS BRONZE DISH OR FLAT BOWL, ACHAEMENID / GREEK, 600-400 BC.

The Omphallos bowls were popular in the whole greek-persian work in the mid 1st. millenium BC.

This particular specimen is very though: A completely flat base, like the base of a dish and comparatively high straight walls and a fine Omphallos knob in the center sorrounded by four circles.

Size: 142 mm. in diameter and 28 mm. high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361280
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A beautiful decorated Islamic bronze belt plaque, 10th.-12th. cent.

The belt plque round decorated with and extremely fine infinity symbol, very complicated and attractive. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 47 mm.

Condition: Superb, fine brownish patina, very sharp.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361279
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A very rare and interesting large Islamic bronze pendant, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The pendant heart-shaped and decorated with two birds, on the reverse Islamic caligraphy. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 60 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine brownish patina, some wear from use to the backside.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361273
Senatus Consulto
$995.00
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A stunning, very rare bracelet inscribed with four lines of finely engraved cuneiform, Western Asia ca. 6th.-5th. century AD.

Very interesting piece where the Cuneiform is very clear: da-a-ra-va-u-š / va-z-ra-ka / xšāyaƟiya - 'Darius the great king', King of the great Empire stretching from Northern Africa to Eastern Europe c. 550–486 BC

Very broad (ca. 60 mm) in each and and narrowing towards the mid-section (ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361270
Senatus Consulto
$750.00
An important mirror in silver, Islamic, Likely Khorassan, 10th.-12th. century AD.

A small mirror in solid silver, now with a fine greyish patina, decorated on the back with a complicated pattern, likely Astrological, looks a bit like a stellar-system.

Islamic mirrors were mostly made in bronze and imitated in style of the mirrors from Chinese Han Dynasty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1361265
Senatus Consulto
$2,500.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1360788
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
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
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
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
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
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.