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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1369969
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$850.00
A rare and elaborate silver bowl, Indo Persian or Persian, ca. 17th.-18th. century or earlier.

The piece is not your average late 19th.-Early 20th. century century Indo-Persian silver bowl, but much older and more elaborate with an exceptional patina and fine smooth wear.

The bowl is hammered and chased in more than 85% pure silver and displays figures with Persian hunting bows and with helmets and other armory, among hunting game, and folliage.

An extremely bea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1363739
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$150.00
Interesting mother of pearl amulet or seal with an arab inscription from the Khoran, ca. 16th.-18th. century AD.

A beautiful piece that could have been an inlay from a ring or necklace.

Size: ca. 22mm x 19mm.

Provenance: Part of the inventory of the Coin and antiquities dealer Karl kress, Munich, 1950s.-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362848
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$150.00
A fine silver ancient Islamic belt buckle from the earliest fase in the Islamic domination of the world, 7th.-9th. century AD.

A beautiful and perfectly intact belt buckle completely covered in black patina and in solid silver. Fine ornamentation, likely produced in Persia.

Size: ca. 6 cm. long.

Condition: Superb! A partidularly fine specimen with completely black patina.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1362847
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$135.00
An larger ancient Islamic belt buckle from the earliest fase in the Islamic domination of the world, 7th.-9th. century AD.

A beautiful and perfectly intact belt buckle even with remnants of the guilding. Fine ornamentation, likely produced in Persia.

Size: ca. 7 cm. long and weighing 55 grams.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1362507
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$150.00
An nice larger mirror in bronze, Islamic, Likely Khorassan in Perisa, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The islamic bronze mirrors were typically made in the Chinese style of the Han Period with added islamic elements. This mirror is large and with a recessed face and undecorated back. Small loss to the handle.

Size: 14,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth water-green patina. Old Collection tag on the reverse.

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361280
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$250.00
A beautiful decorated Islamic bronze belt plaque, 10th.-12th. cent.

The belt plque round decorated with and extremely fine infinity symbol, very complicated and attractive. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 47 mm.

Condition: Superb, fine brownish patina, very sharp.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361279
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$195.00
A very rare and interesting large Islamic bronze pendant, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The pendant heart-shaped and decorated with two birds, on the reverse Islamic caligraphy. Likely Persian from Khorasan.

Size: 60 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine brownish patina, some wear from use to the backside.

Ex. Important Danish Private Collection, bought in the Ancient Near East in the 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1361270
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$750.00
An important mirror in silver, Islamic, Likely Khorassan in Perisa, 10th.-12th. century AD.

A small mirror in solid silver, now with a fine greyish patina, decorated on the back with a complicated pattern, likely Astrological, looks a bit like a stellar-system.

Islamic mirrors were mostly made in bronze and imitated in style of the mirrors from Chinese Han Dynasty. A very few, rare mirrors were made in silver, hence the relatively small size, since silver was very expensive i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1360244
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$475.00
A very rare and interesting Islamic pottery tile with medallion and arab Muslim writing inside, pre 15th. century AD.

The tile would looks be of Khorassan and dating ca. 12th. century AD, but is guaranteed to be pre 1500.

Greyish pottery with low relief but sharp imprint. Crescent and sun visible as Islamic symbols and floral and geomethric decorations. In the center a medallion with Cufic or Arab writing.

Size: 8,4 cm. long and 5,4 cm. wide.

Condition: Cho...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1359801
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$995.00
Shallow marble bowl with inscription dating to 621 sana = 621 Hedschra, corrosponding to the 13th. century AD.

Very rare and exceptional piece carved in fine white marple. The inscription very beautiful and stands out in the relief.

Size: 27 cm. in diameter and 4,5 cm. high.

Condition: Superb, fine patina.

Ex. German (Rhine) private Collection from W.D., bought in the later 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1357649
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$650.00
Macehead in bronze, Seljuk Slave warriors of the Samenid Dynasty, likely from Nishapur, ca. 11th Century AD.

Beautiful bronze macehead of simple form with spikes and a shallow domed cap.

Size: Approx 54 mm. high and 50 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, nice brown patina.

Provenance: A Rheinish German Private Collection (W.D.), bought in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356046
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$275.00
A beautiful bowl decorated with symethric elements in green and brown on a cream ground, also on the exterior. Transoxiana / perhaps Samarkand, 10th.-11th. century.

Size: 17,5 cm. X 6 cm. Condition: Choice. In exceptional condition for type, looks unrepaired and with finely crackled glaze over the entire surface.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356045
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$275.00
A beautiful dish decorated floral elements in red, black and green on a white ground. Transoxiana / Samarkand or Nishapur, 10th.-11th. century.

Size: ca. 21-22 cm. wide and 4-5 cm. deep.

Condition: Intact, but with some gluing and possible restoration.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356044
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A beautiful bowl decorated floral elements in red, black and green on a white ground. Transoxiana / Samarkand or Nishapur, 10th.-11th. century.

Size: ca. 16,5 cm. wide and 7 cm. deep.

Condition: In exceptional condition for type, looks unrepaired with wear to the glaze on the rim.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1356041
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$250.00
Rare pottery bowl, dating to the Ghaznavid Dynasty, 11th.- 12th. century AD.

Finely incised and decorated bowl in green and brown.

Pottery decorated with incised designs and splashed colored glazes like this was popular in most areas of the Islamic world. This bowl belongs to a group of ceramics usually described as Bamiyan and found in Afghanistan, there is no archaeological evidence that they were produced there.

Size: 215 mm. wide and 55 mm. deep.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1356040
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$395.00
Rare Islamic pottery dish, Nishapur, Samenid ca. 900-1000 AD.

A choice dish with beige glaze, and a black caligraphic decoration in the center of the bowl, low walls. Attractive in hand.

Size: 20 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice, likely some professional restoration but difficult to spot. Slightly uneven, but it's as made.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1356025
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$2,850.00
Seljuk Slave warriors of the Samenid Dynasty, likely from Nishapur, ca. 11th Century AD.

Of bronze alloy, of tapering fluted form finely engraved with running arabesques along the length of each flute and surmounted by a shallow domed cap, and moulded circular socket engraved with a band of ropework above a row of diamond-shaped florets.

A mace head of this type was described by Niẓām al-Mulk as used by the Turkish slave warriors at the Ṣāmānid cour...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1354402
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$100.00
Islamic pottery bowl, Ancient Near East, ca. 1100-1200 AD.

A choice bowl with beige glaze, with brown caligraphic decoration in the center of the bowl and a line on the rim. Narrow base and low walls. Attractive in hand.

Size: 126 x 56 mm.

Condition: Choice, some restoration typical for these types with mending and some repainting of joint areas.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.