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 #1431996
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
Rare and beautiful Grey schist Buddha statue seated in Dhayana mudra (posture), Ancient kingdom of Gandhara (Pakistan), ca. 3rd. century AD.

A particularly early representation of Buddha seated in a temple on a two-stepped throne.

Size: H. 28,5 cm / w. 14 cm.

Condition: Choice! Very attractive with a nice ancient patina. Fragment reattached at the top, othervise intact and very sound.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1431994
Senatus Consulto
$1,450.00
A beautiful scist relief with Dionysos und Tyche standing inside a temple, ca. 1st. century AD.

A fine piece carved in the finest Greco-Roman style for this period, in northwestern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan, socalled Gandhara art, during which the area was dominated by the Kushan Empire.

Size: H 22,8cm, B 15,5cm.

Condition: Choice, fragment on the back, reattached, weathering with finely preserved details of the two figures.

Ex Coll. Dr. P.G...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1431496
Senatus Consulto
$875.00
Important collection of 11 stone axes and tools, Egyptian, 4th. millenium BC.

A selection of different tools in Basalt, Jasper, Gneist and perhaps Jadeite, mainly small axe shapes for grinding spices and cosmetics. Lot also include a wonderful fully polished fragment of a cosmetic palette.

A gem collection with some beautiful colours!

Sizes: 2,3 - 4,3 cm.

Condition: Mostly intact with a few with smaller nicks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430642
Senatus Consulto
$1,200.00
A rare and splendid ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar carved in a green-black chlorite stone with thick walls and a rounded base decorated with two confronting Parrots on each side, Southern Kermanh intercultural style of Bactria, Persia and Mesopotamia. Wonderful vivid style of carving! Attractive and symethic with the birds carved with a bold and artistic hand.

Size: 86 mm. wide and ca. 52 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430639
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
An ancient large stone oil lamp, carved in greenstone, Early Islamic / Byzantine, dating to the 9th.-11th. century AD.

A rather massive piece that has seen much use, in the typical design of the period.

Size: 15,5 cm. long and weighing 650 grams.

Condition: Intact with chips and wear to the rim. Beautiful ancient almost black patina.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430292
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
An wonderful ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar carved in a green-black chlorite stone with thick walls decorated with two confronting bulls and a reclining Lion, Southern Kermanh intercultural style of Bactria, Persia and Mesopotamia. Wonderful vivid style of carving! Attractive and symethic with the beast carved with a bold and artistic hand.

Size: 63 mm. wide and ca. 44 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430291
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
An awesome ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar carved in a green-black chlorite stone with thick walls decorated with 4 mythical beast, perhaps lions with detailed manes and claws, likely Jiroft intercultural style of Bactria, Persia and Mesopotamia. Wonderful vivid style of carving! Attractive and symethic.

Size: 52 mm. wide and ca. 30 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice and intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430259
Senatus Consulto
$595.00
An ancient Chlorite stone jar of a splendid style, Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

A large and impressive stone jar of the typical Bactrian form with with concave walls. The jar of perfect symethric proportions, carved in a green-black chlorite stone and a fantastic detailed knobbed decoration over the entire surface. The knobbed decoration in 4 registers, seperated with concenthric lines.

Size: Approx 10 cm. in diameter and 6 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430233
Senatus Consulto
$685.00
An superb ancient Chlorite stone jar Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The jar of perfect symethric proportions, carved in a green-black chlorite stone with concave walls and a fantastic detailed decoration over the entire surface.

Size: 9,3 cm. D.

Condition: Superb, still retaing the delicate light greyish patina.

Ex. Old collection, collected in the 1970s-80s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430226
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A wonderful patinated Chlorite bottle, Intercultural style of Tepe Yahya / Bactrian, 3rd. millenium BC. [ca. 2500 BC).

Beautiful bottle with fine pyramidal / architectorial decoration and lines on the neck and shoulders. Carved in green-black Chlorite with an exquisite ancient greyish patina.

Size: 55 mm.

Condition: Superb. Interestingly there's a lumb of bronze encrustation near the rim from buriel with bronze objects...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430165
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
A wonderful patinated Chlorite bottle, Intercultural style of Tepe Yahya / Bactrian, 3rd. millenium BC. [ca. 2500 BC).

Beautiful bottle with a fine dot decoration and lines on the neck and shoulders. Carved in fine green black Chlorite with a fine ancient greyish patina.

Size: 56 mm.

Condition: Superb.

Ex Old Private Collection, collected in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429573
Senatus Consulto
$1,495.00
An awesome ancient Chlorite stone Chalice Persia / Bactria, 3rd. millenium BC.

The beaker carved in a massive chlorite stone with thick walls and high stemmed foot. The vessel is decorated with 12 Scorpios in two bands of 6 with tails and claws almost touching. Scorpios and snakes are often seen on Southern Kerman and Bactrian stone carvings in the 3rd. millenium, with stylistical elements from both Bactrian and Mesopotamian civilizations, and influenced from the peculiar elamite art ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429424
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
Fine quality agate stamp seal with horned animal superb condition, nicely patinated, combined with a very rare representation of double Scorpios in a carnelian stone seal, chip, both Sassanian and dating 3rd.-5th. cent. BC.

Size: 10-12 mm. in diameter.

Ex. Egeskov Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429395
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A rare limestone pendant amulet with three turtle heads protruding, ca. 3rd. mill. BC.

A largely intact and massive amulet with a central drilled section with three heads of turtles symethrically protruding. Carved and finely polished in a greyish white stone, likely limestone.

Size: ca. 38 mm. (max), almost symethric.

Condition: Choice a few minor chips, exceptional glossy patina.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428499
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BANKET SCENE, EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 2900-2350 BC.

Scarce seal in hard black stone with guys drinking beer from straws, an interesting depiction, typical for the Early Dynastic period.

Size: 15 mm.

Condition: Choice and intact, evenly worn impression.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428496
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A rare and interesting early Mesopotamian cylinder seal, from the Sumerian period, 4th. millenium BC.

The seal is carved in a fine red carnelian, which was unusually hard and colourful choice of stone for this early period!

It depicts two horses carved in a fine archaic style.

Size: 17-18 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428473
Senatus Consulto
$600.00
An important cylinder seal with a contest scene in marvelous hard glossy white stone, Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic II/III period, ca. 2650-2350 BC.

Terrific carving of an animal fight between bulls and other animals! Very high quality style.

Size: 25 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth wear.

Ex. Egeskov collection; Pekka Erelt Collection, bought many years ago from reputable London dealer, comes with COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1424703
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
A terrific lot of stones from jevellery etc, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The collection consists of A few ancient Carnelian beads and ringstones, a Lapis bead from Western Asia, a pair of particularly fine and large spindlewhorl and other gems.

Size: Up to 30-31 mm.

Ex. German Private Collection