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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1442550
Senatus Consulto
$125.00
An unusual mottled red hardstone with plenty of inclusions in a large size, with warrior or hero walking, Sassanian, 4th.-6th- cent. AD.

Beautiful and rare stone combined with a very rare depiction.

Size: 20 mm. wide and quite massive.

Condition: Choice, finely polished.

Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1442549
Senatus Consulto
$100.00
A beautiful carnelian stone stamp seal with portrait of a king or noble, Sassanian, 4th.-6th- cent. AD.

Fine sharp stylized portrait of a bearded man with helmet and armor.

Size: 18 mm.

Condition: Superb, finely polished.

Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1442547
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A set of three attractive larger Sasanian seals in carnelian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

Fine sharp carving in beautiful stones of an alter, portrait head, a very fine Sassanian emblem with Pahlevi inscriptions around and standing figure. A nice suite of rare depiction on Sassanian seals!

Size: 20 mm., 17 mm., and 16 mm.

Condition: The alter seal superb, the others very fine with small chips.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1442545
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A set of three attractive Sasanian seals in carnelian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

Fine sharp carving in beautiful stones of a portrait head, a mythical animal and a fine Sassanian emblem. A nice suite of great seals for any serious collection.

Size: 14 mm., 11 mm., and 10 mm.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1442305
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A very interesting set of three Sasanian seals that contains one seal with a rare depiction of a Cross, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

Highly interesting, we have never seen this normally christian depiction of a Cross on a typical shape Sasanian seal.

The other seals with a Sasanian emblem and a flower.

Size: 18 mm., 16 mm., and 13 mm.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1442021
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
A very nice pair of scarce and beautiful Sasanian seals, one with the hand of Anahita, the other with a wonderfully complicated engraving of a palmtree / symbol.

One larger seal in petrified greyish banded agate and the other in carnelian.

Size: 20 mm. and 16 mm. wide.

Ex. Danish private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1441919
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
A better collection of 10 stamp seals polished in nicer stones, Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The collection includes some scarce and beautiful motifs on 10 nicely polished hemispheric seals - the hand of Anahita, flowers, a scorpio, Sasanian emblems etc.

Condition: Choice and intact, finely patinated, all with sharp imprints.

Ex. Danish Private Collecion.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1441918
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A very fine collection of 10 stamp seals polished in nicer stones, Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The collection includes many different motifs on 10 nicely polished hemispheric seals, flowers, a humbed bull, Sasanian emblems etc.

Condition: Choice and intact, finely patinated, all with sharp imprints.

Ex. Danish Private Collecion.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1441536
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
The seal is carved in rock-crystal and is very attractive, Sasanian, ca. 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The base of this hemispheric seal is engraved with a firealter that gives a very high relief impression in wax.

Size: 16 mm. wide.

Condition: Very fine and intact.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1441390
Senatus Consulto
$1,250.00
An absolutely stunning necklace with carnelian, agate and serpentine beads, (Western Asiatic and ancient near east, 2nd millenium B.C.) and adorned with 19 beautiful Sasanian seals, in Carnelian, smokey Calchedon, agate and hemaetite stones.

Finely composed with symethric colours, starting with smaller white / black stone beads and then larger Carnelian beads etc. Also note the two flat square beads, near the center, dating 3rd.-2nd. millenium BC.

The Sasanian seals are al...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1439750
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A beautiful and iconic Sasanian stamp seal with the Master of Animals - Gilgamesh, ca. 4th.-7th. century AD.

Nice Carnelian stone and typical stylized engraving.

Size: 21-22 mm. wide and 18 mm. high.

Condition: Choice with slight wear and nice patina.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1439717
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
Banded Carmelian stamp seal, Sasanian 3rd.-4th. cent. AD

Fine seal with an engraving of a griffin, a mythological beast in antiquity. Nice early style and Pahlevi(?) inscription below the Griffin.

Size: 16-17 mm.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1439716
Senatus Consulto
$225.00
A large and perfectly polished Sassanian stamp seal in an extrafine banded carnelian stone.

It's carved with the image of a Red Deer, stylized, but still precise and classy for the period.

Size: ca. 27 mm. in diameter, weighing 14.37 grams.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1433039
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
A set of two stamp seals with animal and Nisa Emblem, Sassanian, 4th.-6th. century AD

Beautiful Hemaetite stones used.

Size: ca. 14 mm. and 12 mm in diameter.

Condition: Choice, light chips to the emblem seal.

Ex. Austrian private Collection, ca. 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1433032
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A beautiful set of two stamp seals with alter and 4-legged animal running, Sassanian, 4th.-6th. century AD

Exceptional stones used; a mottled agate and Chalchedon in fine colours, transperant.

Size: ca. 24 mm. in diameter and 20 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. Austrian private Collection, ca. 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1433029
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A beautiful agate stone and large size stamp seal with human or a god standing, Sassanian, 4th.-6th- cent. AD.

He is dressed amd holding what looks a like a lightning bolt or it could be a religious object.

Size: 22 mm. wide and 18 mm. high, quite massive.

Condition: Choice, finely polished.

Ex. Austrian private Collection, ca. 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1426953
Senatus Consulto
$350.00
A beautiful larger silver bowl, Sassanian Empire, 300-600 AD.

The Sassanid Dynasty, was the the last native Persian Kingdom to rule Ancient Near East before the Islamic conquest.

An attractive hammered silver bowl, with an scetchy incised animal in the center of the interior and multible concenthric lines around. It looks like a simple bird, but it needs more cleaning to be certain!

Size: ca. 17 cm. wide and 6 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice! A small plug...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1414411
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
A very fine lot of four mostly larger stamp seals in superb stones (Banded carnelian, Calchedony, carnelian and hemaetite), Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The lot includes different motifs on 7 nicely polished elipsoid seals.

Size: ca. 14-20 mm. wide.

Condition: Mostly intact or with minor chips, finely patinated, most with very sharp imprints.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of Sassanian seals, handpicked over 30 years of co...