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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398126
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$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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1393497
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A very interesting and rare stone Macehead of faceted form, in Fossilized Limestone, Ancient Near East, ca. late 3rd.- early 2nd. millenium BC.

The Macehead Octagonal (with eight edges) and vertically drilled for mounting it. In a fine and attractive fossilized stone. With a multitude of Fossils embedded in the surface.

Size: ca. 4,8 cm.

Condition: Nice some chipping to the edges in antiquity, but basically intact.

Ex. Old German Private Collectio...
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
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$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
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$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
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$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
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$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
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$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 #1312600
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A terracotta pottery bassin / very large cup, Indus valley, likely Mehrgarh 3300-1700 BC.

A well-crafted rather heavy bassin with concave sides and a footring. All decorated black on cream with the images of 4-legged animals, perhaps bulls and some stylized letters or symbols.

Size: 14,3 cm. in diameter and 11,3 cm. high.

Condition: CSuperb and intact! - splendid condition for the often repaired type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1312446
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$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
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$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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1279964
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$195.00
A finely hammered Bactrian / BMAC bronze bowl dating to the early 2nd. millenium BC.

The bowl is very attractive with it's wide rim and flat base. The rim slight turned.

The bowl was possibly used as a drinking bowl or for smaller meals in antiquity.

Size: 138 mm wide and 37 mm high.

Condition: Superb, very nice green patina, excellent metal for the type.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1279043
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$295.00
INTERESTING CYLINDER SEAL IN STEATITE, BACTRIA-MARGIANA COMPLEX (BMAC) 3RD-2ND. MILL. BC.

A finely preserved seal with nice smooth darker patina on the top depicting seated monkeys.

Size: 35 mm. high.

Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1276662
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$195.00
A very rare Ancient Western Asia, likely Bactrian, stamp seal, pyramidal shape light brown stone, dating to 2nd. millenium BC.

A nice seal with an engraving of a lion on the face. Pierced.

Size: 23 mm. high.

Condition: Superb, intact with fine patina.

Provenance: Ex. Egeskov Collection and formerly in a Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1274404
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$295.00
A rare cylinder seal of limestone, Bactria or Margiana, 3rd.-2nd. millemium BC.

The seal finely engraved with two human figures holding spears and a lion on it's hindlegs in the archaic style.

Size: c. 25 mm. high and 14 mm. thick.

Condition: Choice, a few microscopic chips, but basically intact and quite sharp.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, a fine Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223552
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$75.00
Bactrian bronze seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC. Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting crude design of an animal.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1223550
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$85.00
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.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina!

Provenance: Johan Dæhlfeldt Estate Collection - 40 years of collecting antiquities.