All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342548
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$800.00
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A very attractive and massive bronze short sword, South Caspian Sea area, 1200-800 BC.

The sword very impressive with a pointy blade, very thick in the middle and tappering towards the sharp edges. Interesting handle with large wide pommel, the handle once with inlays of stone or bone, now lost.

Size: 40-41 cm.

Condition: Choice, very nice metal, small repair-line at the handle is no larger detraction from the beauty and value of this sword.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342542
A very high quality dagger, from the Greater Persian area, ca. 1000 BC.

The dagger is a rarer variant of the Ear-pommel daggers and swords, normally assigned to Luristan. This dagger is slightly different in the details and was possible made in the North-Eastern parts of Persia.

The hilt is massive and of solid bronze. The blade is very sound and rather thick.

Size: Nearly 34 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342540
A RARE AND FINELY MADE TANGED BRONZE SWORD, LATE BRONZEAGE-IRONAGE, 800-600 BC.

Impressive tanged sword and very broad and elaborately made blade. The blade with a central raised line that is divided into two lines that arches towards the base.

Size: 39-45 cm. in length and with the blade being a maximum of 6,8 cm. wide near the tang!.

Condition: Nearly Superb...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342535
A late and attractive large tanged bronze sword with a large size tang with holes for the rivet and a leaf-shaped blade prominent mid-rib, leaf-shaped blade.

Size: 42-43 cm.

Condition: Nice metal with a wonderful rough red and green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342534
Superb larger Ancient Western Asia bronze lance w Azurite and green patina

An impressive larger bronze lance, Western Asia, Greater Persian bronzeage dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

A fine style weapon, of a nicer larger size and with great patina. Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 35 cm.

Condition: Superb Fine azurite and green patina and excellent metal...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342533
A huge bronze lance in an exceptional quality, Greater Persia, later bronzeage dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

A fine style weapon, very impressive size and great patina. Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors. Note the attrative V-shape of the base of the tang.

Size: 43 cm.

Condition: A pristine lance, one of the finest condition ancient bronze lances we've ever handled with a uniform sea-green patina.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342531
An extremely rare and exceptional bronze lance, Likely North-Eastern Persia, late 2nd. millenium BC.

A slender type with a very pronounced central midrib and rather long tang, that would have held the blade securely fixed to the wooden pole. The design and size of this lance would have made it a very fearsome and superb weapon in antiquity.

Size: approx. 49 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342530
A rare and interesting bronze short sword, Western Asia, Caspian Sea Region, likely Talish, ca. 1000 BC.

A finely made blade with a thick central rib, and a handle ending in a crescent shaped guard...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342528
Extremely rare dagger or short sword of massive proportions, early 2nd. millenium BC.

Very interesting type with an unusually thick handle and a very broad leaf-shaped blade.

The dagger is uncleaned and covered in the finest azurite blue and green patina imaginable!

Size: 34,8 cm. long and a weight of approx. 750-800 grams!

Condition: Choice with a minor loss to the point, likely ritually and done in antiquity.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340991
A RARE AND FINELY MADE TANGED BRONZE SWORD, LATE BRONZEAGE-IRONAGE, 800-600 BC.

Impressive tanged sword and very broad and elaborately made blade. The blade with very high relief bloodlines that is divided into two lines towards the medium sized tang.

Size: 41 cm. in length and with the blade being a maximum of 7,5 cm. wide near the tang!.

Condition: Choice! rough uncleaned applegreen patina - very attractive. A few very minor losses to the edges.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1340536
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Very large Medieval Islamic cast bronze oil lamp, Khorasan Seljuk/Seljuq Turks Period 11th.-12th Century A.D.

The largest we've ever handled or seen of this type! Very attractive and interesting medieval Islamic lamp.

Height: 20 cm. The lamp is around 20 cm. wide as well. a massive piece and heavy.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1340105
A rare and exceptional islamic pottery bowl, Western Asia, 11th-12th cent AD.

The body of the bowl has a rounded shape. On the exterior there are two carved lines close to the rim of the vessel. The interior is beautyfully decorated with a floral design with very strong colors.

Size: ca. 173 mm. wide and ca. 80 mm. high

Condition: Choice!, excellent with much original glaze, some light restoration and in a good condition for type. Minor chip to the rim.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1338593
Rare Greco-Persian bronze lance with intact iron rivet. The fact that the rivet is iron and the design would place this bronze lance rather late in the 1st. millenium BC, likely around 800-600 BC

The lance is very attractive with fine dark green patina.

Size: ca. 28 cm.

Condition: Choice - minimal chip to one side of the socket and light cleaning in parts, very attractive with intact iron rivet.

Provenance: Johan Dæhnfeldt collection of ancient...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1338587
Superb large Ancient Western Asia bronze lance w Azurite patina

A huge bronze lance, Western Asia, Turmenistan/Uzbekistan, later bronzeage dating to the 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

A fine style weapon, very impressive size and great patina. Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 41 cm.

Condition: Superb Fine azurite patina and excellent metal.

Provenance: Johan Dæhnfeldt collection of ancient weapons, ex. Grethe Pedersen b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1338365
RARE & INTERESTING BRONZE AXE, ANCIENT NEAR EAST OR WESTERN ASIA, NEO-ELAMITE TYPE, 2ND.-1ST. MILLENIUM BC.

A puzzling piece, obviously authentic with a fine brown and green patina. The axe is decorated with a zoomorphic pattern of intertwinned animals, perhaps snakes, and just below the blade an ancient inscription in an undecifered scriptform.

Both the decoration and the inscription are authentic ancient but could ofcourse have been added later than it's manifacture.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1336453
Solid cast bronze lion in alert position with its head slightly raised.
Standing on a square base.
Masterfully executed as a merging of spherical elements – almost cubistic
Bronze
Seljuk Dynasty, Persia, 11th-12th century AD
H. 3.2 cm (1.3 in)
L. 3 cm (1.2 in)
Intact. Excellent condition.
English private collection, acquired before 1995. Thence German art market.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1335068
Highly interesting pottery tile, antique, likely from Qajar period.

The tile is likely from a water fountain in a mosque for the ritual wash, since there's a hole below where a pipe would have been connected to the fauset.

A very interesting and beautiful tile with a long inscription, likely from the Koran.

Size: 20,8 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Superb and completely intact, with finely crackled glaze and patina

Ex. Old Swedish private colle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1334784
The dagger with high shoulders, short tang and the blade with diamond cross-section.

The dagger is very attractive with a very beautyful patina.

Size: 250 mm - 9,8 inches.

Condition: Choice, with fine metal.