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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385110
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$95.00
Interesting Sassanian ring seal (Intaglio) in black stone, 2nd.-6th. century AD.

A finely carved Oval intaglio, inspired by Romans and Greeks, but with a distinctively Persian / Sassanian design with the Ibex or Ram with an ornament below and a star above.

Size: 15 mm. long.

Condition: Superb.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1385066
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$95.00
Highly interesting and rare bronze stamp seal, Sassanian, 3th.-4th. century AD.

An early and very rare Sassanian stamp seal in bronze, engraved with the image of a winged Horse, the greek Pegasus.

Interesting material since bronze was very rarely used for seals during the Sassanian Empire.

Size: ca. 16 mm.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1384834
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$100.00
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A fine pair of Sassanian Stamp Seals in orange Carnelian and a greyish Agate, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Fine domed seal and a prism shaped seal, both carved with fine representations of animals.

Size: 16 mm and 11 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice! Nice patina.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1384355
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A beautiful Intaglio, Sassanian, featuring a sharp and detailed portrait of a King, earlier style, 3th.-4th. century AD.

Bearded male bust with kolah facing right. Long hair in four strands. Earrings with one bead. A very well-defined armored bust of a Prince or King of the Sassanian Empire. The intaglio is carved in a fine and undamaged Amethyst, thus making the piece even rarer.

Size: 1,3 x 1,2 cm

Ex. Baltic Collection, formerly in an Australian Private Colle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376444
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$135.00
A scarce and well executed Sassanian stamp seal, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal carved in a fine light yellowish carnelian and with a good rendering of a Bull.

Size: 14-15 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, nearly superb

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1375933
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$150.00
A scarce and well executed larger Sassanian stamp seal, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal carved in a fine red carnelian and with a good rendering of a reclining Bull.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Verry nice, some overall wear and minor chips.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1372909
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$150.00
A wonderful and large stamp seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

Very scarce seal for this size, carved in ROckcrystal and it depicts a fine bird walking.

Size: 25 mm wide and 22 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, minor chip and wear from use.

Ex. Dr. M. M., from Westfalen, Germany, bought 1970.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : Ancient : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1371591
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$550.00
Trajan. AD 98-117. Sestertius (36 mm, 22.79 grams). Rome mint. Struck AD 116-117. Interesting and rare sestertius celebrating the Conquests in Parthia.

IMP CAES NER TRAIANO OPTIMO AVG GER DAC PARTHICO P M TR P COS VI P P, laureate and draped bust right / ARMENIA ET MESOPOTAMIA IN POTESTATEM P R REDACTAE, Trajan standing facing, head right, holding parazonium and spear; at feet to left and right, seated figures of Armenia, Euphrates, and Tigris.

RIC II 642; Banti 29.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1366748
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$750.00
A very rare and interesting collection of 4 ancient seals, ca. 3rd.-9th. century AD.

The centerpiece a massive square seal carved in cream stone, depicting a Roman type of horseman in full military attire with lance pointng to the ground: Below the horse a woman is laying on the ground, slightly behind the horseman another standing soldier, holding on to the lance; A winged Deity (angel?) in the top left corner. Byzantine/early medieval, likely Eastern Europe, 6th.-9th. century AD Come...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1362613
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$195.00
A fine Sassanian glass bottle, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

An intact green glass bottle very attractive and quite scarce. The bottle with a tapering neck.

Size: 76 mm. high.

Condition: Superb with fine silver irridescence!

Ex. Ib Olsen Collection, bought in the Near East in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360947
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$125.00
A good style Carnelian intaglio, Early Sassanian period, 3rd.-4th. century AD.

Image of two rams, hard imprint included in the sale. Size: ca. 15 mm.

Condition: Choice small chip to the rim.

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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360919
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$165.00
A wonderful really large stamp seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The seal depicts a Hero or a Demon in the Zoroastrian Pantheon. Carved and polished in a light orange Carnelian.

Size: 27 mm wide and 20 mm. high.

Condition: Choice, minor wear from use.

Ex. Dr. M. M., from Westfalen, Germany, bought 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1358585
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$165.00
A very rare and unusual Stamp seal in solid silver, Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal in fine pure silver now toned grey, pierced with a large hole and engraved with animal.

Size: 15 mm. wide.

Ex. German Collection of Dr. M. M., Westfalen, since 1970-72.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1356292
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$250.00
A large and superbly executed stamp seal with winged beast, Sassanian ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD.

This seal is unsually well-engraved for the type and large, done in a very attractive milky white agate stone.

Size: 22-23 mm wide. The weight is 12 grams.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346490
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$150.00
An interesting ring carved in one piece of carnelian, Sassian 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The ring with the engraved image of a bird. Beautiful and meant to have been carried in a string, not to wear.

Size: 26 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, patina and some light wear to the inner edge. A very sharp intaglio.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, Old Danish Collection
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1970 item #1325741
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$275.00
Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum Stamp Seals II: The Sassanian Dynasty Hardcover – 1969. by A. D. H. BIVAR (Author).

The British Museum, London, 1969. Hardcover. Navy cloth/boards with gilt lettering. 145 pp. plus 45 plates. All illus. in bw. The study of the Sassanian seals with untraced items, arrangement and indexing, chronology, inscriptions and paleography, shapes and purposes, subjects, and literary evidence for the seals. Includes a list of subjects...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1224680
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$150.00
A rare and unusual bronze stamp seal, Sassanian Empire, 3rd.-5th. cent. AD.

Sassanian bronze seals are well-known in litterature and in museum collections, but are scarcely encountered in the market in this nice execution and condition!

Fine round stamp seal with handle, engraved with an animal motif. Deep relief and very attractive.

Old hard impression included.

Size: 14 mm. in height and about 11 mm in diameter.

Condition: Superb!, brown patina....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1224602
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$195.00
A high quality large stamp seal, Sassanian dating to the 3rd.-5th. cent. AD

The seal is artfully carved with the image of a bull with large horns, crescent above. A fantastic seal!

Size: c. 25 mm.

Condition: Intact, once glued, wonderful ancient surfaces. Ex. Hirsch 2013, Ex European Collection

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