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Early Islamic Terracotta Incantation Juglet, Aramaic Inscription
Near East : Islamic Pre AD 1000: item #1394343
3321


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$2,400 

Early Islamic Terracotta Incantation Juglet, Ewer, with Aramaic Inscription, ca 7th - 10th Century CE. Professionally repaired but otherwise in very good condition. 5 1/4" x 3 3/4" x 4". Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. Cf. Metropolitan Museum Accession number 48.101.4, on view at the Met, gallery 453. An incantation vessel, also known as a demon bowl, devil-trap bowl, or magic bowl, is a form of early protective magic found in what is now Iraq and Iran. Produced in the Middle East during... Click for details

Islamic Bronze Furniture Attachment, Forepart of a Lion
Near East : Islamic Pre 1800: item #1392429
3313


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$350 

Islamic Bronze Furniture Attachment, Forepart of a Lion, 18th Century. Intact and in excellent condition. 2" x 1 1/2" x 1 1/2". Throughout the centuries, the lion has generally been acknowledged as a symbol of power in numerous cultures. It exercises magic and talismanic functions as a sign of the zodiac. The lion as the king of the beasts has long fascinated and challenged man. It plays a large part in the decorative arts and mythologies of many cultures and Islam is no exception.

Near Eastern Islamic Seljuk Bronze Buckle, Body of a Lion,
Near East : Islamic Pre AD 1000: item #1392427
3312


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$900 

Near Eastern Islamic Seljuk Bronze Buckle, Body of a Lion, Central Asia Minor, ca. 1200 - 1300 CE. In excellent condition. 1 1/8" x 2" x 1/*', on custom stand 2 3/4" high. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. The Seljuk Empire or Great Seljuq Empire was a medieval Turko-Persian Sunni Muslim empire, originating from the Qiniq branch of Oghuz Turks. The Seljuk Empire controlled a vast area stretching from the Hindu Kush to western Anatolia and the Levant, and from Central Asia to the Persian Gulf.

Near Eastern Islamic Seljuk Bronze Head of a Lion
Near East : Islamic Pre 1492: item #1392426
3311


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$1,500 

Near Eastern Islamic Seljuk Bronze Head of a Lion, Central Asia Minor, ca. 1200 - 1300 CE. Large hollow eyes, pricked ears, long whiskers. In excellent condition. 1 7/8" x 1" x 1 1/4", on custom stand 3 1/4" high. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. The Seljuk Empire or Great Seljuq Empire was a medieval Turko-Persian Sunni Muslim empire, originating from the Qiniq branch of Oghuz Turks. The Seljuk Empire controlled a vast area stretching from the Hindu Kush to western Anatolia and the Levant,... Click for details

Islamic Stone Body of a Lion
Near East : Islamic Pre 1492: item #1392417
3310


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Islamic Stone Body of a Lion, ca. 12th - 13th Century, 2 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 3", on custom stand 3 1/2" high. Loss to legs and tail as seen in images. Pleasing, intricately carved face with whiskers. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Throughout the centuries, the lion has generally been acknowledged as a symbol of power in numerous cultures. It exercises magic and talismanic functions as a sign of the zodiac. The lion as the king of the beasts has long fascinated and challenged man. It plays a... Click for details

Islamic Bronze Head of a Lion
Near East : Islamic Pre 1492: item #1392414
3309


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$1,200 

Islamic Bronze Head of a Lion, ca. 12th - 13th Century, 2 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 3/4", on custom stand 3 3/4" high. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Throughout the centuries, the lion has generally been acknowledged as a symbol of power in numerous cultures. It exercises magic and talismanic functions as a sign of the zodiac. The lion as the king of the beasts has long fascinated and challenged man. It plays a large part in the decorative arts and mythologies of many cultures and Islam is no... Click for details

Near East, Islamic, Stone Head of a Lion
Near East : Islamic Pre 1492: item #1391519
3296


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$1,200 

Near East, Islamic, Stone Head of a Lion, ca. 1100 - 1200 CE. Pleasing face with protruding tongue. 2 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3", on custom stand 3 1/2" high. In excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. According to Syrian Cultural Tourism, the lion has long been a symbol of Islamic Healdry. The Aleppo citadel has a twin lion on either side of the door. Lions were long venerated in the Near East and were used by various rulers as symbols of Royal authority, much as they were in Europe.

Near East, Islamic, Stone Foreparts of a Leaping Lion
Near East : Islamic Pre 1492: item #1391517
3295


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$1,200 

Near East, Islamic, Stone Foreparts of a Leaping Lion, ca. 1100 - 1200 CE. Pleasing face with protruding tongue. In action as if attacking prey. 4 1/4" x 3 1/2" x 2 1/2", on custom stand 4" high. In excellent condition. Back is lopped, fragment as seen in images. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. According to Syrian Cultural Tourism, the lion has long been a symbol of Islamic Healdry. The Aleppo citadel has a twin lion on either side of the door. Lions were long venerated in the Near East and... Click for details

Islamic Bronze Stylized Head of a Lion
Near East : Islamic Pre 1492: item #1391465
3294


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$1,200 

Islamic Bronze Stylized Head of a Lion, Medieval, or Middle Ages, 1100 - 1200 CE. 1" x 1 1/2" x 2 1/2". On custom lucite stand height is 2 1/2". In excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Throughout the centuries, the lion has generally been acknowledged as a symbol of power in numerous cultures. It exercises magic and talismanic functions as a sign of the zodiac. The lion as the king of the beasts has long fascinated and challenged man. It plays a large part in the decorative... Click for details

Islamic Bronze Bracelet of Two Lion Heads
Near East : Islamic Pre 1492: item #1390969
3289


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$1,200 

Islamic Bronze Bracelet of Two Lion Heads, 12th - 13th Century, Iran. 3 1/4" diameter, and 6" on custom stand. Some loss due to age and use. Otherwise in excellent condition. Ex: S. Beiner collection, Florida. Medieval Islamic metalwork offers a complete contrast to its European equivalent, which is dominated by modelled figures and brightly coloured decoration in enamel, some pieces entirely in precious metals. In contrast surviving Islamic metalwork consists of practical objects mostly in... Click for details

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