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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1432172
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$375.00
A very bronze amulet of an Ithyphalic god, Zagros Mountains, Luristan, dating c. 2nd. millenium BC.

Likely a god of fertility, with beak nose, elongated head and large circular eyes, a small cap perched on top of his head, the nude figure with phallus, shown standing with legs widespread, his hands clasped together on his stomach and two ring dots stamped on the body, attachment loop on the back.

One of the finest and most detailed of this figure, we've seen and a rare repr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1432121
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$495.00
A wonderful Collection of 4 amulets in shape of the manu fica made of bronze and red and dark green jasper, attractively mounted on a lucite display stand, Roman, 1st - 3rd century A.D.

The fig sign is a mildly obscene gesture used at least since the Roman Age in Italy and Southern Europe and parts of the Mediterranean region, including in Turkish culture, and has also been adopted by Slavic cultures. The gesture uses a thumb wedged in between two fingers. This gesture is most commonl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1431836
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$9,500.00
A truely museum quality massive Pseudo-seal, likely a religious presentation piece, late 19th- early 20th. century.

This seal is set with an enormous 'Scolars Rock' Carnelian stone in natural state, just lightly polished with make it smooth and glossy.

The stone is embedded in s thick silver folliage setting, shaped as a traditional seal, but far too large for this use. The silver is finely decorated with various animals and floral designs. The bottom with some interesting ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1920 item #1431834
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A truely museum quality massive Pseudo-seal, likely a religious presentation piece, late 19th- early 20th. century.

This seal is set with an enormous 'Scolars Rock' Torquise stone in natural state, polished with make it smooth and glossy.

The stone is embedded in s thick silver folliage setting, shaped as a traditional seal, but far too large for this use. The silver is finely decorated with various animals and floral designs. The bottom equally ornate! The seal set with m...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1431502
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$450.00
A very rare Babylonian clay tablet with the impression of a cylinder seal with a supplicant scene with figures, a seated god and perhaps animals, Babylonian, 2nd. millenium BC

Possibly a “visiting card”. Interestingly, there's an upper and lower line with decorations as well, made after seal was rolled.

Size: 5,5 cm. long and 4 cm. wide, ca. 1,5 cm. thick.

Condition: Intact impression,stress crack from the making and corner with chip.

German Pri...
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A very large antique prestige silver seal with mounted gems, Sino-Tibetan, late 19th.- early 20th. century.

A massive seal with some high quality silver work and mounted with a large torquise rock hand-picked for it's beauty in it's natural state.

Surely an item commissioned by a wealthy individual.

Size: 15 cm. tall, weight ca. 410 grams.

Ex Coll. Dr. Günter Wiedner, from ca. 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430471
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A nice necklace of primarily Spondylus fossilized beads in purple, yellow and white colours and a large center piece, lunar shape, Greco Roman period of Egypt, 2nd. century BC-1st. century AD.

Lot also consists of a selection of beads and amulets, a double faiance seal with cross, a fine amulet of a seated lion, an interesting bird amulet in gladd or stone etc.., all from the Jurgen K Lammers Collection, dating 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

Sizes varies, necklace is large, 42 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1429560
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$250.00
A rare silver large pendant, shaped as a scarab, Egypt, Ptolemaic-Roman periods, 3rd. century BC-1st. century AD.

The piece very attractive and shaped as drop-shaped stylized scarab, with details of head and body outlined. Small loop for hanging it at the top. The pendant still very wearable!

Size: 4 cm. long and rather heavy, thus valuable in Greco-Roman period.

Condition: Superb for type, nicely cleaned from hard hoard patina, retaining silver surfaces wit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429424
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$165.00
Fine quality agate stamp seal with horned animal superb condition, nicely patinated, combined with a very rare representation of double Scorpios in a carnelian stone seal, chip, both Sassanian and dating 3rd.-5th. cent. BC.

Size: 10-12 mm. in diameter.

Ex. Egeskov Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429395
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$250.00
A rare limestone pendant amulet with three turtle heads protruding, ca. 3rd. mill. BC.

A largely intact and massive amulet with a central drilled section with three heads of turtles symethrically protruding. Carved and finely polished in a greyish white stone, likely limestone.

Size: ca. 38 mm. (max), almost symethric.

Condition: Choice a few minor chips, exceptional glossy patina.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1428833
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$95.00
Superb late Greek/Roman protection amulet (attached) in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, Dacian, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

Size: 22 mm - c. 0,85 inch. - c. 5 grams.

Condition: Choice with slightly rough metal.

Ex. Private collection of Vienna since 1985.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1428832
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$95.00
Superb late Greek/Roman protection amulet (attached) in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, Dacian, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

Size: 24 mm - c. 0,9 inch. - 4-5 grams.

Condition: Choice with slightly rough metal.

Ex. Private collection of Vienna since 1985.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428499
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$165.00
MESOPOTAMIAN CYLINDER SEAL WITH BANKET SCENE, EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, 2900-2350 BC.

Scarce seal in hard black stone with guys drinking beer from straws, an interesting depiction, typical for the Early Dynastic period.

Size: 15 mm.

Condition: Choice and intact, evenly worn impression.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428496
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$350.00
A rare and interesting early Mesopotamian cylinder seal, from the Sumerian period, 4th. millenium BC.

The seal is carved in a fine red carnelian, which was unusually hard and colourful choice of stone for this early period!

It depicts two horses carved in a fine archaic style.

Size: 17-18 mm.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428473
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$600.00
An important cylinder seal with a contest scene in marvelous hard glossy white stone, Mesopotamia, Early Dynastic II/III period, ca. 2650-2350 BC.

Terrific carving of an animal fight between bulls and other animals! Very high quality style.

Size: 25 mm.

Condition: Choice, fine smooth wear.

Ex. Egeskov collection; Pekka Erelt Collection, bought many years ago from reputable London dealer, comes with COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1428467
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A stunning well preserved Egyptian scarab seal in steatite, finely engraved with interesting hieroglyphs, New Kingdom, likely Rameside period.

The scarab itself naturalistic modelled with fine tiny details carved with precision!

The seal adorned with fine hieroglyphs of a Godess seated holding the Ankh symbol on top of a crescent, sundisc above and a Horus falcon.

Size: ca. 18 mm.

Condition: Superb! Wonderful warm brown and redish patina and completely...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1424719
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$95.00
Ancient Egyptian Thot Amulet made in light Blue Faience, dating 600 - 300 B.C.

Attractive amulet in a delightful colour faiance, nice patina.

Size: 27-28 mm. Condition: Choice, completely intact.

Ex. German Private Collection
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