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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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430639
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$95.00
An ancient large stone oil lamp, carved in greenstone, Early Islamic / Byzantine, dating to the 9th.-11th. century AD.

A rather massive piece that has seen much use, in the typical design of the period.

Size: 15,5 cm. long and weighing 650 grams.

Condition: Intact with chips and wear to the rim. Beautiful ancient almost black patina.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1430230
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A beautiful early bronze oil lamp filler of a late Roman cross shape, but Byzantine or Islamic, 7th.-9th. century AD.

The piece with a long thin spout and with floral decorations, forming a cross, from the Byzantine period, but likely early Islamic, hence the peculiar decoration, typical for this period in Islam.

Size: 12,2 cm. long and 8,8 cm. wide.

Condition: Choice, fine patina with some wear to details.

Ex. Private German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1429579
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$150.00
Interesting large pendant in the shape of a Dove with tail and a loop a head, ca. 6th.-10th. century AD.

Interesting object that we had to clean from completely black hard hoard patina. The pendant measure 48 mm. and this sizeable, still retaining much patina and can be cleaned with good result. The pendant decorated with a floral or Zoomorphic design.

Ex. Antiquitäten Katebi, Köln, Kunsthandlung Aloys Faust, 1980s
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Interesting small silver spoon, Byzantine-Medieval period, 10th.-14th. cnetury AD.

With clam-shaped bowl and a decorated finial.

Size: 7 cm.

Condition: Choice, small bent to the stem, beautiful excarvated silver patina.

Ex Matthias Steinhausen, bought in the 1970s at Kunst und Antiquitäten Katebi, Köln.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1420393
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$1,150.00
A stunningly beautiful Byzantine silver ring, engraved with an Eagle surrounded by a snake with two heads, 10th - 12th century A.D.

We've sold several of this type with very large ringplate and simple flat hammered loop and we would date it closer to 10th. century than 12th. century.

Awesome style and is fully wearable, fitting many male collectors since the loop is slightly open with a hairline and thus a bit flexible.

Size: ca. 23 x 19 mm. The ringplate 28 mm....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403315
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$1,250.00
An huge and extremely rare excarvated bronze food vessel, for the storage of foods or liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

The largest vessel, we've ever handled from Late Antiquity and as such very unusual for it's preservation. Made in solid metal with a large round body and a short neck and wide mouth. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids. The vessel finely decorated with hammered patterns on the body.

Height: H 39,5 cm, Diameter 38 cm. cm., weig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403312
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$950.00
A massive and rare excarvated bronze vessel, likely for the storage of liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

Horisontically ribbed body and carinated vertically ribbed shoulder with funnel mouth.

Made in solid metal in a fine vase-like shape, with holes for attaching it to chains. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids.

Size: 34-35 cm. wide and around 35,5 cm. tall, weight 4,2 kilograms - a HUGE piece for this early vessel!

Condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1393045
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$850.00
Fine Early Christian bronze lamp, dating to the late Roman - Early Byzantine period, 4th to 6th Century AD. Solid bronze tapered vessel with protruding spout, raised disc foot and extended cross handle.

Condition: Choice, excellent metal and old redish-brown collection patina. Missing filler hole cover and a few tiny pinholes, otherwise intact.

Size: 12,5 cm. in length and 8,5 cm. tall.

Ex. Utzon Frank collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1381961
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$175.00
Interesting set of three large flower-shaped or bell- shaped pendants, Byzantine, ca. 600-900 AD.

The three pendants attached with smaller ancient rings to a larger ring, also ancient.

Size: ca. 6,5 cm. in length, weighing 22,58 grams!

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1379454
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$695.00
A rare and important silver spoon of exceptional size for type, Late Roman-Early Byzantine, 4th.-6th. century AD.

A wonderful silverspoon, dating to the late Roman period, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The spoon with an oval bowl, a twisted shaft and terminal.

Size: 20,7 cm.

Condition: Choice, nice metal for type, uncleaned. Two small ancient perferations to the bowl, othervise perfectly intact.

Ex. Old German Collection originally bought in Engl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1379202
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$195.00
A pair of nice earrings, one with a green and one with a blue stone, Late Roman-Byzantine, 4th.-6th. century AD.

Size: ca. 3,3 cm. in diameter for each ring.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1379200
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$175.00
A fine silver hair or dress-pin, Byzantine, ca. 7th.-10th. century AD.

Small pin, and made with a loop to be carried in a string or for fastening it. It has a large openwork finial with a petal on top.

Size: 6 cm.

Condition: Choice and intact.

Ex R.T. Private collection, since 1958 in Münich, Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1375740
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$375.00
A jevellery Pendant in Gold, rombic shape with inserted garnet, Byzantine, 6th.-8th. century AD.

The hanger very attactive and could be used in a necklace, with a loop at the top.

Size: 2,3 cm. (0,77 grams)

Ex collection of Ö.S., Nordrhein-Westfalen in Germany, since 1979
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1369168
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$150.00
A nice lot of three Early Byzantine bronze weights, dating to the early Byzantine period, later 1st. millenium BC.

The weights are all inscribed with letters and nicely patinated. The weights are: 79,1 grams (large!), 45 grams and 16,16 grams.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359746
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$175.00
Superb large North African Red-Ware Oil Lamp, ca. 4th-5th Century AD.

A large oil lamp depicting a Sirene or Sea-maiden in the discus and symbols around the discus, knob handle and two filling holes.

Fine condition. Completely intact and free from repairs. With some even wear to all decorations and fine patination and discolouration from ancient use

Size: 13,3 cm. long.

Ex. South German Rheinland Collection since 1985.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1350261
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$95.00
Interesting heavy Roman bronze seal ring, dating to the late Roman Period.

The ring engraved with a figure and a horned animal on a hexagonal bezel, broad thick ring for the period.

Ring-size: 19-20 mm. wide.

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, terrific green patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1350260
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$95.00
A sharply engraved bronze seal ring with nice dark green patina, Early Byzantine, ca. 6th.-8th. century AD.

The ring with a round seal bezel sharply engraved in high relief with Greek letters.

Ring-size: Approx 20 mm.

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, terrific dark green patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.