Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
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$165.00
A nice lot of 7 antiques, medieval to renaissance metal items.

Lot includes a nice condition rat-tail spoon, 16th. century, keys and some charming renaissance hings or clasps from furniture or doors and a hook.

The spoon measure 17,3 cm. in length.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection, Denmark.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1457365
Senatus Consulto
$100.00
A nice lot of 23 antiquities, neolithic, Roman and later.

Included is a nice pottery hand, well decorated bronze nails, polished gemstones, Roman bone rings, German neolithic silex points and blades, pottery fragments, some with finding place written.

Ex Old German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1457284
Senatus Consulto
$145.00
A fine decorated bronze beaker, late Roman or Byzantine, ca. 5th.-8th. century AD.

The beaker with a high foot and conical shape as typical for late Roman and early medieval types; it's decorated with concenthric lines in the upperpart and slots that looks like key-holes on the lower part.

Size: 4,5 cm.

Condition: Intact, with attractive green patina.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1457282
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
A pair of interesting pottery jars; one in terracotta, interesting shape, Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD; The other a rare early medieval type with yellow glaze, Germany, ca. 11th.-12th. century AD.

Diameter: 7 cm. and 6,5 cm.

Ex Collection of Matthias Steinhausen, 1970s-1980s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1457114
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
A lovely thick gilt belt strap with busts of Kings and/or Christ holding sceptre on each side, 8th.-12th. century AD.

A rare and beautiful piece, richly gilded and much remaining in the details.

Weight: 12,84 grams in very pure silver, so a valuable piece in the period.

Size: 34 mm. long.

Ex. German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1456640
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
A fine group of ancient pottery oil lamps, Later Roman to Byzantine periods, ca. 3rd.-6th. century AD.

Group consists of a 86 mm. long Roman lamp, 2nd.-3rd. cent. AD, a small round terracotta type, quite rare, 70 mm. long, likely Early Roman (?) and a larger Holyland type, Palestine ca. 6th. century AD. with ribbed corpus (damage to mouth), 95 mm.

A nice lot for one price!

Ex. Private collection, since 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1456386
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
An attractive preserved and conserved intact iron axe from the medieval times, ca. 12th.-14th. cent. AD.

An axe with a square blade with a double bart, dated on old label from the 12th. century, we think it could be a bit later than that but not later than 14th. century.

Thus a rare early German axe, difficult to find in intact buriel condition from this period!

Ex. Danish Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1456175
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A lovely set of large silver bell hangers, ca. 7th.-10th. century AD.

Made from high grade toned silver, with the largest beads being 38 mm. tall incl. the loop. These are set ondernly closed suspension rings and such bells would have been worn by women so that they could make a nice rich silver sound when you moved around.

Condition: Choice and intact, with fine greish silver patina.

Combined weight: 47,28 grams.

Provenance: Dr. Eberhard Schenk, col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1456116
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A set of 6 fine whetstones for sharpening metal swords and knifes, Danish ca. 700-900 AD.

Different types, incl. one with a hole for carrying it in a string in the belt. All made in a stone type perfect for sharpening.

Sizes: Up to 12 cm. and smaller.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1455479
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A large fragment of a Roman-Byzantine textile tabula insertion, Coptic workshops of Egypt, ca. 5th.-7th. century AD.

A finely preserved square tabula from a Tunic; With a mermaid and animal in the center and with waves as borders. All in a fine red-purple colour.

Size: 20 cm x 19 cm.

Condition: Choice for type, gently sewn on to thick paper.

Ex. Private Austrian Collection, started 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455478
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
An attractive set of three matching medallions from Tunics, Byzantine c. 5th.-6th. cent. AD.

Fine medallions in purple and red in the style of the 5th.-6th. century early Byzantine period.

Height: 19 cm., 18 cm. and 16,2 cm.

Condition: Super for type, very sound textiles.

Ex. Private Austrian Collection, started 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455476
Senatus Consulto
$185.00
This tapestry star-shaped medallion is decorated with geometric motifs using the flying shuttle. The geomethric style can be dated to the early Byzantine period, ca. 6th. century AD.

Size: 15 cm. x 13 cm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex. Private Austrian Collection, started 1966.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455473
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
A very rare linen shawl or furnishing fabric with a tapestry house- or temple-shaped decoration using the flying shuttle. Geomethric decorations inside and flowers at the roof. A very large and impressive piece! The geomethric style with purple colour can be dated to the early Byzantine period, 4th.-6th. century AD:

Unusually large and exceptional piece, quite rare and attractive.

Size: 28 cm. tall and 23,5 cm. wide, gently sewn on paper.

Condition: Very fine con...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455472
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
Fragment of a linen shawl or furnishing fabric. The tapestry oval /drop-shaped medallion is decorated with geometric motifs using the flying shuttle. The geomethric style with purple colour can be dated to the early Byzantine period, 4th.-6th. century AD:

Unusually large and exceptional piece, quite rare and attractive.

Size: 27 cm. tall and 20 cm. wide, gently sewn on paper.

Condition: Choice intact condition with minor tear.

Ex. Private Austrian Coll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455433
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
Beautiful textile fragment of a Tunic, Byzantine period, 6th.-9th. cent. AD.

The textile decorated with images of 6 long-tailed felines, with mottled fur in two bands of 3, following one another in octagons, with border of waves. All in red / purple.

Size: 28 cm. long and 19 cm. wide. Impressive large size textile, easy to display. Gently sewn to paper.

Condition: Choice intact condition with minor tear.

Comparisons: For the style of the lions see Riet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455432
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
Amazing and very rare Byzantine Iconographic type of textile weaving, Coptic Egypt workshops, ca. 6th.-8th. century AD.

The fine textile depicts four bearded men facing with Halos or crowns waiving with left hand inside a temple structure. Above a row of felines with fur and claws. The men depicted are likely holy Christian men. See also lot #1455431 for another fragment from the same tunic.

Size: 22,5 cm. tall and 13 cm. wide.

Condition: Very fine for type, s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455431
Senatus Consulto
$650.00
Amazing and very rare Byzantine Iconographic type of textile weaving, Coptic Egypt workshops, ca. 6th.-8th. century AD.

The fine textile depicts three bearded men facing with Halos or crowns waiving with left hand inside a temple structure. Above a row of felines with fur and claws. Floral border to the right. The men depicted are likely holy Christian men.

Size: 17 cm. tall and 14 cm. wide.

Condition: Very fine for type, some wear and tear and fading.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1455421
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
Substantial and perfect condition late Roman / Byzantine period textile with decorative wollen bands, Coptic workshops of Egypt, ca. 5th.-7th. century AD.

One of the finest condition Byzantine period textiles. The textile decorated with three rows of Mermaids, holding something in their hands, perhaps vessels?. Great symethric weaving around and the scene with borders of interlacing flowers.

Size: 27 cm. long and 0 cm. wide. Very impressive

A very high quality we...