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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1420120
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
Here's a rare type of ancient Bactrian battle axe, dating to 2nd mill BC.

The axe with outswaying edge. A massive ax in hand. The shaft hole is 2,4 cm - about an inch -in diameter. The socket 5,7 cm in height - 2,3 inches.

12,5 cm in length and the edge is 6 cm (5x2,5 inches).

Socket is finely decorated with geometric lines.

A choice ancient axe mostly uncleaned with encrustations and nice green and red patina. Will improve if cleaned properly.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412892
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
A huge Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization or Bactria-Margiana Complex, 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)

A really massive and decorative bronze or white bronze (high silver content) stamp seal, of the earlier floral types, done in openwork; with a larger loop on the back.

Diamet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412538
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
INTERESTING CYLINDER SEAL IN CREAM STONE, BACTRIA-MARGIANA, 3RD-2ND. MILL. BC.

Very interesting cylinder seal in a nice polished cream stone with the representation of a winged god, his hands up holding a sun symbol (?) in front of a very charming naive carving of an elephant.

Size: 30 mm. high.

Condition: Smooth polishing with a wonderful ancient patina under a glass.

Ex. Egeskov Fine Arts and formerly in an old private collection. Comes with our ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411772
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A fine pair of different and nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery jars, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

One of the jars is of a vase form with a small round base and a flaring rim, the other of a typical Indus form with conical walls, both with painted motifs of fishes and geomethric forms.

Size: 1,3 cm. high and 10 cm. wide for the conical form, and ca. 11,5 cm. tall for the vase.

Condition: Choice lot! Intact with fine decoration. Mi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411769
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A fine matching pair of nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery jars, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The jars of a vase form small round base, painted zoomorphic motif of a lions and multible fishes.

Size: 12-13 cm. tall each.

Condition: Nice lot, the fish jar is completely intact, the lion jar has a repaired crack, some typical wear to the decoration.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1411768
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A nicely decorated Indus Valley pottery vase, dating to c. 3rd mill. BC. Probably Mehrgarh-civilisation.

The beautiful vase-form decorated with fishes swimming and geomethric decoration.

Size: ca 15 cm. tall and 8-9 cm. wide - a substantial piece from Indus Valley

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

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1410174
Senatus Consulto
$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 : Ceramics : Prehistorical item #1409522
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 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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1401130
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
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
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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 : 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)