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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378278
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A large and highly attractive silver ring, Islamic or Byzantine period, 8th.-10th. AD.

The ring finely crafted with many details, florel engravings and cross engraved in the high set bezel. High grade silver thus wearable today!

Weight: 12,67 grams.

Ring size: c. 20-21 mm. (inner diameter).

Condition: Superb, very nice sharp ring. Ex. Old German Collection / Hirsch 316, 2016
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378130
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$295.00
Interesting and very beautiful Kohl vessel, Persian, likely Khorassan, Seljuk Period, ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The vessel finely decorated with engravings, standing on three legs with Goat head applications.

Size: 8 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, finely patinated.

Ex. North German Private Collection from the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1378129
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A fine heavy gilt silver ring, Islamic ca. 10th.-12th. century AD.

The ring with a high dome bezel engraved and finely gilt on the bezel and shoulders. Attractive and fully wearable. Very good metal and pure silver for the type.

Ring-size: ca. 21 mm.

Weight: 13,2 grams

Ex. Old German Collection / Hirsch 316, 2016
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1375813
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$350.00
A superb large bronze figure, Ancient Near East, Islamic period, ca. 10th. century.

The bronze figure with two foreparts of Felines, perhaps Lions, finely patinated bronze, Seljugs of Khorassan.

Size: ca 8 cm. long, 4,6 cm. high. Weight: 91,55 grams.

Ex. North German Private Collection from the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1375812
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$395.00
A highly interesting Zoomorhic silver figure, Ancient Near East, likely Islamic, 8th.-10th. century, but could be earlier!

The figure with two foreparts of Quadruped, looks like a horse and an antilope, and two engraved animals on the hunched back (center of the figure). With two very study thickening legs Looks like it was made some alloy of silver, finely patinated.

The figure could have been made during the Early Seljugs of Khorassan. Illusive piece, extremely rare. ...
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$475.00
A Spanish-Islamic bronze mortar, 16th. century or slightly earlier.

This is a very large and thus unusual specimen of a type made up to the 17th. century or so.

The globular body of the mortar with a row of raised prunts below bands, raised round base and lip flattened and turned inwards.

A very attractive mortar with a wonderful brown collection patina!

Size: ca. 12,5 cm. wide and c. 9,5 cm. high. Weight: ca. 1,1-1,2 kilograms grams.

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$475.00
A Spanish-Islamic bronze mortar, 14th.-15th. Century. This is a particularly early, rare specimen of a type made up to the 17th. century or so.

The globular body of the mortar with a row of raised prunts below bands of incised lines, turned over rim or lip.

A very attractive mortar with a fine old collection patina!

Size: ca. 10 cm. wide and c. 9 cm. high. Weight: 950 grams.

Provenance: Thorkild Krarup Lange Collection, Retired Pharmacist in Copenhag...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1373489
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$125.00
A nice lot of two ancient bronze rings, Byzantine or Islamic, 700-1000 AD.

One with a central star on the bezel, the other with unidentified pattern - both very sharp! The rings with shoulder and exceptional dark green patinas.

Ring-sizes: ca. 20 mm.

Condition: Superb for types - beautiful rings and fully wearable.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1372807
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$1,850.00
A very rare and historically important bronze mirror Islamic, Likely Khorassan, 10th.-12th. century AD.

The mirror is highly interesting since the reflection side is divided in 9 symethric compartements and covered with 100s of engraved signs (perhaps numbers) and we belive it's a of a sort of a astrological, matemathic calender. The back decorated with a complicated and quite beautiful floral pattern. This is the first mirror we've seen or heard of with this calendar on the front! ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1372712
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$125.00
A scarce larger intaglio seal made for a ring, Islamic, Umayyad Period, ca. 7th. century AD.

A stunning intaglio made of a very nice banded Agate stone with a simple message.

Size: 19-20 mm. (length) The Umayyad Caliphate was the second of the four major caliphates established after the death of Muhammad. The caliphate was ruled by the Umayyad dynasty, hailing from Mecca. An Umayyad clan member had previously come to power as the third Rashidun Caliph, Uthman ibn Affan (r. ...
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, Indopersian 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 hunting bows and with helmets and other armory, among hunting game, and folliage.

An extremely beautiful bowl and subst...
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.

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, 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, 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 in antiquit...
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...