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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1454017
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
A wonderful set of three small bronze buddhas for workship and amulets, 18th.-20th. century.

Very nice and well-made figures for the small size. Incl. in the lot in the center and beautiful bronze buddha with redish-brown old patina, 18th.-19th. century (28 grams and 43 mm. tall) and on the left a brass buddha with copper insertion with a letter in the base (38mm and 15,7 grams) and on the right, a seated monk grinning, also with copper insertion with a letter in the base (17,8 grams ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1453430
Senatus Consulto
$1,150.00
A very rare and superb ancient neolithic carving of a Cicada in banded Agate, Hongshan culture, 4700 to 2900 BC.

This fine banded agate pendant comes from an old German Collection of handpicked jade carvings of insects from different periods. This piece is particularly interesting and superb. It's carved in a piece of beautiful banded agate, where the stone has reacted with a high flourite buriel invironment to produce a fantastic array of raised lines on the surface!.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #1453429
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
Interesting pair of Thai Buddhist amulets with an old Buddha representation inside of Buddha seated, both encased in a thick good silver.

This is a part of a collection of extrafine Thai amulets thant we purchased recently. Many are very old and finely encased in silver and gold!

Size: 38 mm. and 42 mm. including case and loop

Fine Condition.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1453089
Senatus Consulto
$450.00
A rare antique square stamp seal with a large figural composition of a small turtle on a large turtle on top of a pile of cash coins, Qing Dynasty 18th./19th. century.

Nicely made seal with fine sharp details of the bronze.

Size: Very large! 93 mm. long, 83 mm. wide and 85 mm. tall. Weight ca. 500 grams.

Condition: Choice and intact. Exceptional old chestnut and redish brown patina. Very attractive.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451813
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A very nice smaller hardstone stamp seal, levante, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

The seal is carved in a special, attractive mottled black stone. The base engraved with a figure, perhaps a seamonster (?), and waves or lines below to elude either the sea or grass.

Size: 1,1 cm.

Condition: Choice!

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451804
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
A wonderful serpentine seal, from the late fase in Mesopotamia, 9th.-7th. century BC.

A stamp seal, that was reused from an earlier Sumerian Duck-weight and carved with a ┬┤floral' pattern.

Size: 19 mm. long and weighing 3 grams.

Condition: Superb quality and with fine impressions!

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451803
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A massive and fine condition prehistoric gable seal, Mesopotamia, ca. 5th.-4th. millenium BC.

Absolutely splendid seal in hard black Serpentine stone, engraved with a long-horned stag. Wonderful quality engraving and the medium among the best of the early period.

With it's approx 33 mm. x 24 mm. seal base, impressive in hand. The pyramidal type of seal 11 mm. high and pierced for suspension.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1451800
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
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A nice male silver ring, Roman c. 2nd. century A.D.

A broad ring with high shoulders With a carnelian gemstone depicting an Ant. Roman Imperial Period, 2nd - 3rd century A.D.

Ring-Size (inner diameter): ca. 19 mm. max, weight ca. 6,2 grams.

Condition: Choice, intact with the gemstone reattached, still wearable.

Ex. Private Collection, incl. copy of the invoice
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451793
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
Interesting seal carved in a hard black stone, likely Serpentine with a handle, 4th.-2nd. millenium BC.

The seal in engraved with what looks like ancient scriptsigns, but it needs further research.

Size: 25 mm.

Condition: Very fine and intact with nice ancient wear overall.

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1451786
Senatus Consulto
$750.00
A lovely larger silver figure of a Hare, Roman Imperial, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Very nice roman style and of high grade silver.

Size: 31-32 mm. weighing 5,69 grams.

Condition: Superb, attractive old greyish toning.

Ex. Austrian Private Collection since the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451769
Senatus Consulto
$475.00
A large and very nicely carved stamp seal in black stone, Anatolia/Levante, 2nd. millenium BC.

Lovely engravings of a horned bull attacked by a Lion on one side and on the other side, an impressive winged Goat, with small bearded human head above.

Interesting and very rare!

Size: 3,4 cm. in diameter and ca. 1 cm. thick.

Condition: Very fine and basically intact with central piercing at a later time and some flaking.

Ex German Collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451768
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
Interesting provincial cylinder seal, Mesopotamian / babylonian period, late 3rd.-2nd. millenium BC:

The seal carved in an attractive dark green stone with three tall figures standing together with arms raised aloft, perhaps celebrating. A tall palm tree on either side.

Size: 2,9 cm.

Condition: Superb for type!

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451585
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A lot of lovely intact small amulets, all Egypt, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

Lot includes a superb small Udjat amulet in diorite, A Hrorus falcon in Lapis and a small unidentified amulet in faiance.

Size: Up to 11 mm. max.

Ex. German private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451472
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
Highly interesting collectors lot of three different types of stamp seals, Anatolia, 3rd.-1st. millenium BC.

The lot includes a scarce 2nd. millenium Hittite type of 4-side stamp with 4 different impressions of humans and plants, a triangular seal with a knob handle and engraved with a floral pattern and lastly, a cone-shaped seal with round base engraved with scriptssigns(?). All carved in black serpentine.

Interesting lot for study.

Condition: Choice, two sea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451471
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A beautiful stone stamp seal, carved in black serpentine with a high handle, Western Anatolia, Hittite period or slightly later, 2nd. millenium BC.-early 1st. millenium BC

Triangular seal plate, engraved with a floral motif, finely made knob handle with piercing.

Diameter: 20 mm. height c. 9-10 mm.

Ex. Collection Dr.Beck, Bonn, collected before 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1451246
Senatus Consulto
$85.00
The seal is carved in rock-crystal and is very attractive, Sasanian, ca. 3rd.-6th. century AD. <
BR> Sasanian seals in Rock-Crystal are generally quite scarcely seen on the market. The base of this hemispheric seal is engraved with a firealter that gives a high relief impression in wax.

Size: 12-13 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 #1451809
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A lovely white stone amulet of a lion / 4-legged animal, Mesopotamia, Jemdet Nast period, ca. 3200-2900 BC.

A nicely carved piece with bulls eyes on the body and pierced vertically.

Size: 1,6 cm. long.

Condition: Choice.

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1451290
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Pre-Columbian, Mexico City region, Aztec or Mixtec, ca. 1300 to 1500 AD.

A lovely pottery stamp seal with extrafine details, rectangular in form, with a projecting handle on the back.

The seal base depicts a well-armored warrior holding a staff and a shield in low-relief and wears ankle wraps, a large necklace, and an ornate headdress. A wonderful example from ancient Mexico!

Size: 5 cm. tall and the rectangular seal base, 5 x 3,7 cm.

Condition: Sup...