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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1433325
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$150.00
A choice example of a late Byzantine-early Medieval/Islamic archers ring, 11th.-13th. cent. AD . Worn on the thumb to protect the skin when the bow string was drawn. Decorated with incised floral decoration.

The ring only semi-cleaned and can be improved greatly! The material is silver or base-silver alloy.

Ring-size: 22 mm. and almost perfectly round like a modern ring, not compressed so easier to wear.

Ex German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1431681
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$595.00
A very large and beautiful quality silver bracelet set with Carnelians and torquise stones, 19th.-20th. century.

The bracelet very broad with embossed decorations of flowers and animals in high relief and with a large central oval torquise stone and more carnelians and torquise in intervals. The bracelet is also finely decorated on the interior. The workmanship is extremely fine for the period.

Size: Male size, 11 cm. broad and 6,3 cm. in inner diameter, weight ca. 230 gra...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1431654
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$950.00
A wonderful and very rare sturdy Gold ring with iron key, Roman, 3rd - 4th century A.D.

The ring of the compressed type with shoulders, the bezel is a small key of iron on a gold socket that would have unlocked a chest in the Roman period and would have belonged to a high ranking individual, perhaps a knight or senatorial class citizen. Old collection ink number inside.

Ringsize: 48. Weight: 8,8 grams, so relatively heavy piece.

Condition: Superb, some surface ru...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1431399
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$995.00
A high quality massive solid silver fibula, dating to the late Roman Period, 4th.-5th. century AD.

Bulb-headed silver fibula of the attractive cross-bow design, made with punched decoration. The size is very impressive and a wonderful intact silver fibula with a beautiful brownish patina.

Size: 7,5 cm. long and weighing in at nearly 150 grams, which is quite unusual for the type.

Ex Sotheby's London, Auction 10. Juli 1990, Lot 198; ex Collection S.W., Chiemgau, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1430809
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$150.00
A nice lot of finely patinated antiquites, all Byzantine!

Bronze ring with superb green enamel patina and engraved with a Chi Ro symbol, ca. 8th. century.

A fine larger ring with black patina and a cross or flower on the bezel, c. 10th.-12th. century.

A superb little casket key, very nice and rare object - sold as one lot, ca. 10th.-12th. century or earlier!

Ex. German Private Collections
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre AD 1000 item #1430606
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A lot of 3 larger elaborate bronze bracelet shaped Slavetrader currency, West Africa, ca. 18th.-19th. century.

Wonderful thick and massive West African Slave trader currency Bracelet, socalled Manillas. Superb casts with fine geomethric decoration. Nice lot Beautiful very old chestnut brown patina!

Weight: ca. 1140 grams total (502/417/217 g, Dm. max 9 cm.)

Old German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1429577
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$295.00
Wonderful heavy male silver finger ring, Roman, later 2nd. cent. AD.

The thick bezel with an artistic female portrait of a striking likeness to portraits of the younger Faustina and Crispina, later ca. 170-180 AD.

Size: The bezel 22 mm. long, the ring size diameter ca. 23-24 mm. 13,5 grams, so a massive ring!

Condition: The bezel broken off the ring but ring and bezel othervise intact so it can easily be glued or wielded. Fine silver alloy with ancient patina. ...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Chinese : Pre 2000 item #1429457
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A wonderful large Buddhist or tanthric Prayer necklace, Sino-Tibetan, 20th. century.

The necklace is massive and made of very large precious or semi-precious stones, all genuine! The necklace consists mainly of large and very beautiful round Torquise-green beads (18), a large unpolished Carnelians, Rubies, and two tear / drop shaped Rockcrystals as hangers etc.

Size: Approx 28-29 cm. long, the largest bead is 2,5 cm. in diameter and the green beads are ca. 20-22 mm. each. I...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1429432
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$125.00
A nice pair of silver rings, one a small bracelet with tristed wire 63 mm. wide, the other a bracelet made for a very small child or made as a large hanger, 39 mm. Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD. The larger piece can be opened in one end and is cleaned in toned silver, the smaller one with hoard patina and stuck, but will clean nicely, see detailed pictures.

Ex. German private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1424703
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$165.00
A terrific lot of stones from jevellery etc, 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The collection consists of A few ancient Carnelian beads and ringstones, a Lapis bead from Western Asia, a pair of particularly fine and large spindlewhorl and other gems.

Size: Up to 30-31 mm.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1424702
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$185.00
A beautiful set of 4 scarce larger beads and a Byzantine gaming bead.

The beads very nicely made with applied glass in different colours, the gaing piece in green glass, uncleaned with white patina.

Size: Up to 29 mm.

Condition: Choice, intact with some minor chips to a few beads as seen.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1424701
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$195.00
A set of 7 impressive large glass beads, Roman to islamic period, 1st.-8th. century AD.

Carefully selected beads of massive sizes: One Phonician or Roman Spindlewhorl, in black and white colours, one rare Roman Blue glass spindlewhorl shaped piece, a fine black with red applied glass, likely also Roman, several massive glass beads in built glass of different colours, Islamic and a Byzantine gaming piece with concentric rings

Size: 26-28 mm. in diameter for the largest and s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1424424
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$165.00
Nice set of Roman Jevellery stones in glass and Carnelian, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

A beautiful high relief portrait, perhaps of Apollo(?) in blue and red, a fine youthful portrait in a dark brownish and a bright red Carnelian intaglio with a bearded male portrait, all mounted in plexi holders.

Size: 14 mm., 10 mm. and 8 mm.

Condition: Intact.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1423194
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$95.00
A beautifully patinated large pendant, Greco-Roman, 200 BC-100 AD.

The pendant round and shaped as shield with a central boss.

Size: 5,5 cm.

Exceptional green patina with defined details.

Ex. Matthias Steinhausen collection and aquired at Kunsthandlung Aloys Faust, Cologne.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1422980
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$495.00
A wonderful solid silver Bracelet from the Caucasian area, dating to the 1st. millenium BC.

A heavy silver armring evolving into a huge spiral, very complicated and beautiful silverwork for the period.

Size: ca. 7,1 cm. tall and weight: 84 grams.

Condition: Superb, completely intact with attachment rings intact too, fine uncleaned rough grey patina, easy to remove with manuel cleaning, if so desired.

Provenance: Ex Shlomo Moussaieff Collection, 1948 - ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1422972
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$95.00
A very nice engraved seal ring, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The ring with with stylized symbol, Diana (?)

Size: 21 mm (ring-diameter inside)

Condition: Choice! Wonderful warm olive green and brown patina.

Ex Matthias Steinhausen, bought in the 1970s at Kunst und Antiquitäten Katebi, Köln.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1422198
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A scarce Greek or Greco-Persian silver bracelet, 6th.-4th. century BC.

The fine bracelet in good silver and with finely made rams head finials. The silver is toned and can be easily cleaned to more bright silver if the buyer wants it.

Size: Inside diameter, 60 mm., and outside diameter, 69 mm.

Weight: 29,3 grams.

Condition: Choice, hairline repair in the middle.

Ex. German private collection, 1925-1979.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1420396
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$495.00
A superb silver ring, Roman 2nd century A.D.

A nice broad silver ring with an orange carnelian goval intaglio with Victoria, crowned by a tropaeum.

Ring-Size(inner diameter): ca. 17 mm.

Condition: Choice, w slightly rough setting and intaglio but intact and wearable. Fine sound silver, lightly toned.

Ex Hirsch Nachf. Auction 325, 2017, Lot 546.