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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1410174
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$295.00
A rare and attractive pottery bowl, Pre-Columbian Peru, Ica-Chincha Culture of the Ica Valley, Peru, ca. 1000-1476 AD (Comtemporary with Chancay and Inca Empire).

The Ica-Chincha culture refers to art that reigned in the Ica, Chincha and two other south Peruvian river valleys in the years 1000-1476 A.D. There is no full certainty as to the social structure of the culture, but apparently there was no strong central government, like the period of the Nasca culture on the south coast of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1410098
Senatus Consulto
$795.00
Reserved
A very rare seal find from Afghanistan showing the unique yet recurring motif of a person kicking and spearing a bison (bull), 3rd. millenium BC

Size: 2,6 x 2,7 cm. almost square with elaborate handle at the back.

This seal is particularly rare for two reasons: a motif different from the usual Indus seals and a translation-analysis by an expert researcher Kalyanaraman in 2008 (most seals on the market are untranslated).

The mleccha reading of the motif is as fol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Prehistorical item #1409522
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$295.00
A nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery beaker or cup, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The vessel with high walls on a narrow base, painted zoomorphic motif of a cow and some geometrical patterns.

Size is 9,5 x 10 cm.

Condition: Choice for age and type. Intact with a few smaller chips.

Ex. Danish Private collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Prehistorical item #1409501
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery beaker or cup, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The vessel with high walls on a narrow base, painted zoomorphic motif of a fish and some geometrical patterns.

Size is 9,5 x 9,5 cm.

Condition: Choice for age and type. Intact with a few smaller chips.

Ex. Danish Private collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1407048
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
Extremely rare pottery bowl, Pre-Columbian Peru, Ica-Chincha Culture of the Ica Valley, Peru, ca. 1000-1476 AD (Comtemporary with Chancay and Inca Empire).

The Ica-Chincha culture refers to art that reigned in the Ica, Chincha and two other south Peruvian river valleys in the years 1000-1476 A.D. There is no full certainty as to the social structure of the culture, but apparently there was no strong central government, like the period of the Nasca culture on the south coast of Peru. T...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1407047
Senatus Consulto
$595.00
A very rare and superb pottery bowl, Pre-Columbian Peru, Ica-Chincha Culture of the Ica Valley, Peru, ca. 1000-1476 AD (Comtemporary with Chancay and Inca Empire).

The Ica-Chincha culture refers to art that reigned in the Ica, Chincha and two other south Peruvian river valleys in the years 1000-1476 A.D. There is no full certainty as to the social structure of the culture, but apparently there was no strong central government, like the period of the Nasca culture on the south coast of P...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403911
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$595.00
A rare Bactrian bronze short swort or dagger w. massive handle, dating to late 3rd or early 2nd mill. BC. Very interesting type with an unusually thick handle and a very broad leaf-shaped blade.

The dagger is partly uncleaned and covered in the fine green patina.

Size: 34,6 cm. long (13,6 inches) and weighs c. 750 grams on the kitchenweight!

Condition: Choice & intact. Slight roghness to the edge and small bend in the blade. Very good metal quality.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1401130
Senatus Consulto
$445.00
A rare Bactrian bronze short swort or dagger w. massive handle, dating to late 3rd or early 2nd mill. BC.

Very interesting type with an unusually thick handle and a very broad leaf-shaped blade.

The dagger is partly uncleaned and covered in the finest azurite blue and green patina imaginable!

Size: 34,6 cm. long (13,6 inches) and weighs 745 grams on the kitchenweight!

Condition: Choice with a loss at the point - otherwise nearly as made with slight rog...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398126
Senatus Consulto
$650.00
A very rare and splendid silver Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization, Ca. 2600 to 2100 BC. Middle Bronze Age, Western Central Asia.

Located in present day northern Afghanistan, eastern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan and western Tajikistan, centered on the upper Amu Darya (Oxus River)

Even this large Compartment seals are fairly common on the market in bronze, whereas large silver seal like our seal are extremely rarely encountered!

The seal cross-shaped in hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390216
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$1,250.00
Zoomorphic Terracotta Rhyton, shaped as a Ram, Indus Valley, dating approx 2300-1900 BC.

Finely sculptured animal, glazed in red and black. A very rare type of vessel, seldomly seen on the market and demanding high prices.

Size: 16 x 17 cm.

Condition: Superb for type.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970s-1980s.

Comes with Certificate of authenticity
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1390212
Senatus Consulto
$1,250.00
Zoomorphic Terracotta Rhyton, shaped as a Ram, Indus Valley, dating approx 2300-1900 BC.

Finely sculptured animal, the upperpart glazed in cream and black stripes. A very rare type of vessel, seldomly seen on the market and demanding high prices.

Size: 21cm x 12cm x 10cm.

Condition: Superb for type.

Provenance: Jytte Soelberg Private Collection, bought in the 1970s-1980s.
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. Choice condition for type, one cleaned, museum style, with a beautiful thin brown patina, the others with green patina and with rem...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1346603
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$95.00
An exceptional condition Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC.

Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Size: c. 20 mm. tall.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina and fine metal for the type!

Provenance: Anders Egeskov Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1335054
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
Interesting unidentified white stone stamp seal, Western Asia, late 3rd.-early 2nd. millenium BC.

Most possible Elamite or BMAC.

The seal is rectangular with a diamond cross section and engraved on both sides with a horned bull and a large bird, likely an Eagle, caugth in mid air with wings spread, looks like it's in an attacking mode.

Size: 31 mm. long and 24 mm. broad. Pierced.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Old US collection, sold at Hirsch years ago. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1334780
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1322231
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A nice terracotta pottery jar, Indus valley, likely Mehrgarh 3300-1700 BC.

A well-crafted vessel with geomethric decoration.

Size: 12 cm. wide and 7,5 cm. high.

Condition: Choice and unrestored as found with fine patina. Some wear to the decoration and very minor dents as should be expected for the type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1312446
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
Reduced, was $500
Rare and interesting pottery pilgrimsflask, Bactria/Indus, 2nd.-1st. mill BC.

This flask is massive and with the frontal side carved and painted. Beautiful and rare example of an early 'pilgrims' flask.

Size: Nearly 30 cm. high and 25 cm. wide. Very thick too.

Condition: Choice and intact.

Provenance: German auction house (Old English Collection)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1307684
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
Reduced, was $250
A rare stone bowl in black chlorite with corseted side and a mid-rim and with a carved double foot-ring.

Very attractive and well made!

Size: 79 mm. wide and 47 mm. high.

Condition: Superb. Exceptional quality with fine surfaces.

Ex. Danish Private Collection