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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1421991
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$5,500.00
Extremely important and museum quality large bronze figure of Agastya, an important teacher or prophet in the Hindu religion, Indonesia, Java, ca. 9th. century AD.

An elaborate bronze figure of highly unusual, large size for the early period. Agastya, is standing with Shiva's trident, as a divine sage of Shaivism. Agastya iconography is common in southeast Asian temples. A bearded impressive man with a high crown standing on a square podium.

The fantastic style and details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1421365
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$1,650.00
A museum quality large bronze figure of the Sage Agastya, an important prophet in the Hindu religion, Indonesia, Central Java, 9th. century AD.

An elaborate bronze figure of a large size for the early period. Bearded and helmeted Agastya is standing with a Kendi or Holy Water Vessel, a rare early depiction.

Size: 21 cm. tall and weighing approx 925 grams.

Condition: Choice for this ancient bronze, completely intact with tang from the original mounting it to a woo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1420673
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$1,850.00
An important and highly interesting Cypriot terracotta chariot Biga, Cypro-Archaic, c. 7th. Century BC.

Pulled by ywo horses, the chariot is driven by a warrior or perhaps Athena with high crested helmet. The figure with his arms on the railing and holding the reins. The Chariot with finely outlined wheels and other details and placed on a rectangular base.

Size: ca. 18 cm. long (plint) and ca. 13 cm. high.

Condition: Superb for type, some honest reattachment o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1420005
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$750.00
A wonderful and unusually large cylinder seal of a slightly translucent green hardstone, Sumerian Early Dynastic period IIIa, ca. 2600 BC.

A quintessential seal for seal collectors of the Sumerian period. It's showing the peculiar image, for this particular period (ED III), of two men seated and sucking up beer from a round vessel with long straws.

The habit of drinking beer together from a large vessel using long stalks went out of fashion after the decline of the Sumerian c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1419634
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$1,850.00
An absolutely stunning qaulity terracotta figure of isis / Aphrodite, Early Roman period, 1st. cent. BC-1st. century AD.

A love godess, also known as 'the naked godess', in a wonderful style with Greek and Egyptian stylistic elements, representing Isis / Aphrodite.

Size: ca. 34 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice for this type! A massive pottery figure, complete with a few breaks finely restored. Normally, this type is always fragmentary, so a 34+ cm. pottery figure i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1419632
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$2,995.00
A large section or panel from a wooden casket, Late period, 1st. millenium BC.

The Panel with a mummyform Osiris figure laying dead on an ornate bed at the top and with the rest of the space occupied with long rows of interesting hieroglyps, likely from the Book of The Dead. Of three sections, tappered together, plastered and painted in fine colours.

Size: 59 cm. tall and 28 cm. wide (max).

Condition: A fine piece with much of the interesting decoration preser...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1415097
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$1,750.00
Dominican republic, Taino culture, ca 1000-1300 AD. , ca. 1000 to 1300 AD. An elaborately carved ritual figure with a terrific ancient patina and provenance to an old German Collection.

The Three Pointer Zemi stone figure are among the very few items from Taino referenced by Spanish chroniclers of the 15th century. The three-pointer is the most unique Taino shape with its characteristic three cardinal points, and it's a fundamental symbol in the Taino religion.

This spec...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1415096
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$2,350.00
Dominican republic, Taino culture, ca 1000-1300 AD. , ca. 1000 to 1300 AD.

An elaborately carved ritual figure with a terrific ancient patina and provenance to an old German Collection.

The Three Pointer Zemi stone figure are among the very few items from Taino referenced by Spanish chroniclers of the 15th century. The three-pointer is the most unique Taino shape with its characteristic three cardinal points, and it's a fundamental symbol in the Taino religion.

T...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414418
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$1,850.00
A very high quality zoomorphic vessel, mottled with the features of a standing fierce cat, Pre-Columbian Peru, Moche culture, ca. 300-500 AD.

A massive vessel with the exceptional features of a cat standing on the hind legs with claws raised, nearly 28 cm tall and massive.

Condition: Choice and intact, only a few minor chips to the edges, thus very rare.

A vessel that combines a very large size for type, with the best style of the period and nice intact condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1414387
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$4,500.00
A rare and splendid standing model of Buddha, with thick gilt, Indonesia, 10th.-11th. century BC.

The lavishly gilt figure is standing in a relaxed pose on a gilt double lotus Throne on a high decorated podium, holding a gold purse. At his feet is two gilt rats. A terrific backplate for the Throne is decorated with zoomorphic figures. Beautiful serene expression with down-cast eyes.

Size: 22,4 cm. tall (back of throne) and weighing almost 1 kilogram.

Condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414064
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$1,800.00
An Majestic free-standing pottery horse, China, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD.

A fine quality Tang horse with the original painted surfaces. The horse with wonderful and realistic dramatic features, it's mane hangs to one side.

The majestic animal is portrayed standing foursquare, head slightly turned. A saddle and saddle blanket are draped elegantly over the back. This horse comes with the original TL-test from Oxford lab (nr. C97q56), performed all the way back in 1997!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414030
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$8,500.00
A massive and superb sancai (three color) glazed pottery model of a Taoist official, among the largest known pottery models, China, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 AD.

The majestic Dignitary is here depicted in court robes in Sancai Technique of yellow and green flaze. He is standing on a large pedestal in an observant position, dressed in traditional sancai glazed robes typical of this epoch. His clasped hands are joined in front beneath his long sleeves.

A fearsome visage to his u...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413691
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$975.00
An important banded Agate seal, carved re-using an ancient Mesopotamian bead in the Late Parthian-Early Sassanian period, ca. 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

Exceptional style and very sharp carving of a winged Lion and Pahlevi inscription in front, crescent above. Note that the seal stone is round and not slightly compressed - it's a re-use of a large pre-dynastic bead, Mesopotamian, 3rd. millenium BC.

The seal is massive and extremely attractive for the fine stone quality alone, b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413682
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$850.00
An absolutely stunning large stamp seal with the engraving of a standing or dancing court lady, wearing a thin veil, Sassanian, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

As with many the Sassanian seals from the Egeskov collection, this seal combines the choice of a superb quality smoky Chalcedon with an unusual engraving in a particularly fine style for the type and period.

Size: 27 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, fine wear and patina.

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413680
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$1,250.00
A very important and highly interesting seal, Sassanian, 3rd.-4th. century AD.

Hemispheric shape, drilled with small hole of the early period. The seal carved in an attractive red Jaspis with the bust of a Prinsess or noble woman of the courth and a Pahlevi inscription.

Size: 17 mm.

Condition: Choice, some fine patina and weathering to the handle with the seal carving perfectly preserved!

Ex. Egeskov Collection, an important and rare collection of S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1413238
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$1,150.00
A very important and beautiful larger pottery bowl with an extensive arabic inscription, Kashan area, ca. 12th.-13th. century AD.

Absolutely stunning conically shaped pottery bowl with polychrome decoration; Cobalt blue lines and green-yellow decoration on a cream-white ground. Symethrical motif in the center and near the rim a band of Arabic Caligraphy running all around the bowl, possible a recitation of verses of the Quran.

Size: 24,4 cm. wide and 10 cm. high.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1412569
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$2,950.00
An unusually artful large stone head of a man with barred teeth, Dominican republic, Taino culture, Early Taino, ca. 1000 to 1300 AD.

The sculptural head highly unusual with very interesting features incl. what looks very much like glasses or a mask over the eyes. Barred teeth and a very broad flat nose. A piece of sculptural art worthy of any collection of Pre-Columbian art as well as other collections of beautiful sculptures.

Size: 13 cm. tall and ca. 12 cm. wide, very co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1411789
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$3,750.00
An unusually artful large stone head of a man looking up to the heavens, Dominican republic, Taino culture, Early Taino, ca. 1000 to 1300 AD.

The sculptural head is unusual with very interesting features with the prolonged back of head, the strongly pronounced eye-sockets and high cheekbones. A piece of sculptural art worthy of any collection of Pre-Columbian art as well as other collections of beautiful sculptures.

Size: 14,5 cm. wide and ca. 12 cm. tall and 12 cm. deep...