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Created on: 10 January 2017

Boss in bronze gilt and blue colour studs, Ireland, 7th-9th c, 1 boss diameter 4,8 cm, height 0,5 cm with powerful ornate swirling motifs typical of Insular art

Created on: 10 January 2017

Boss in bronze with gilding gone, Ireland ca 750-850, 1 boss diameter 6 cm, height 2 cm, with quality Insular cruciform knotwork decoration with the Celtic Cross finials

Created on: 10 January 2017
Boss in bronze gilt, Ireland, 850-900, 1 circular boss diameter 5,8 cm, with flange decorated with angular four strand interlace
Created on: 06 October 2014

MS palimpsest on vellum, Medina, 644-656 (text 1) and 632-650 (text 2) 1 f 37x28 cm, single column (34x26 cm) 24 + 20 lines in Ti'm (or Hijazi) script.

Created on: 30 September 2014

 MS in Indus Valley language on white steatite, Mohenjo-Daro, Indus Civilization, ca. 2500-1800 BC

Created on: 20 June 2014
MS in Hebrew and Latin (gloss) on vellum, Germany, late 14th or 15th c., 28 lines in Hebrew cursive script and glosses in "Angelic script".
Created on: 11 June 2013

MS in Cheyenne on paper, Miles City, Montana, 1897-1898, Little Whirlwind's autograph name glyph, 31 fullpage drawings in full colours by Little Whirlwind of tipis, hunting of wild boar, black panther and deer, horseriding, peace talks and courting.

Created on: 11 June 2013

MS in Cheyenne on paper, Fort Marion, Oklahoma, 1891-1900, 60 ff. (-80), 31x19 cm, single column, (22x15 cm), 21 lines in Cheyenne cursive script (text 1), 35 name glyphs, 37 fine fullpage pen drawings by Bullman.

Created on: 11 June 2013

MS in Cheyenne and English on paper, Dodge City, Kansas, 1878-1879, in English cursive script by L.M. Hyatt, 80 drawings by Cheyenne chief Hagetta.

Created on: 11 June 2013

MS in Apache language on skin, Southern Plains, U.S.A., 19th c., 1 shield, diam. 50 cm, decorated with a central celestial medallion, crescent moon, pine tree below, zigzag elements, circular motifs, 2 yellow foot-formed tabs attached to the top.

Created on: 11 June 2013

MS in Ojibwa on birch bark, Western Great Lakes, U.S.A., mid 19th c., 1 roll flattened out, 11x43 cm, single column, (8x30-34 cm), 2+2 lines, 20+17 pictographs and name glyphs.

Created on: 11 June 2013

MS in Iroquois or Shawnee on birchbark, Ohio/New York State, 19th c., 1 partial roll, 5x16 cm, single column, (5x16 cm), 2+2 lines, 9+14 pictographs and name glyphs. Context: An Objibwa mide roll, see MS 4535.