All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287279
A scarce spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, finely decorated with a heering pattern, 2nd. millenium BC.

Size: 150 mm. long

Condition: Choice, uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287278
A scarce leaf-shaped spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, finely decorated with a heering pattern, 2nd. millenium BC.

Size: 120 mm. long

Condition: Superb, semi-uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287277
A scarce spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, finely decorated with a heering pattern, 2nd. millenium BC.

Size: 150 mm. long

Condition: Choice, uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287276
A superb spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

Caspian Sea area, Turmenistan bronzeage. Size: 154 mm. long

Condition: Choice, uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287275
A superb barbed spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

Caspian Sea area, Turmenistan bronzeage. Size: 190 mm. long

Condition: Choice, uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287274
A superb barbed spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

Caspian Sea area, Turmenistan bronzeage. Size: 156 mm. long

Condition: Choice, uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1287273
A scarce spear head for a javelin or throwing spear, finely decorated with a heering pattern, 2nd. millenium BC.

Size: 156 mm. long

Condition: Choice, uncleaned with fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1286980 (stock #3090)
A Byzantine Bronze Censer with Cross Motif, 6th - 7th Century CE. The circular bowl with three attachment loops on the rim, suspended from three chains with central cross pendants bearing a geometric design and attachment hook above. In custom lucite case. Bronze Censer is 21" long with bowl 4" diameter. In excellent condition with beautiful patina. Ex: Arieh Klein Ltd, Jerusalem. Byzantium was the ancient Greek city on the site that later became Constantinople (modern Istanbul)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285635
HIGHLY INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT BRONZE SPEAR OR LANCE, WESTERN ASIA, 1ST. MILLENIUM BC.

A very attractive massive bronze lance, interesting since it has a socket in combination with a long and tang and the twisted knob that would have projected out of the side of the pole. The lance extremely broad and heavy and the blade being c. 2 cm. thick around the base.

Size: 285 mm.

Condition: Choice with a few minor wear and tear, fine red and green bronze patina. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285633
A SUPERB BRONZE SHORT SWORD BLADE WITH A SHORT TANG FOR THE HANDLE, WESTERN ASIA, AREA OF TURKMENISTAN/UZBEKISTAN CA. 1200-800 BC.

A late and attractive large tanged bronze sword with a medium size tang and a prominent mid-rib, triangular blade.

Size: 39 cm.

This sword of a main ancient type is in exceptional condition and quality. Very good metal with a wonderful water coloured, dark green patina.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285632
A FINE BRONZE SHORT SWORD BLADE WITH MEDIUM LONG TANG, WESTERN ASIA, 1800-1400 BC.

An extremely fine condition tanged bronze short sword with proniment shoulders and a blade with a diamondshaped crosssection. Commonly termed 'Luristani' by collectors, but from the broader Western Asia area.

Size: 36 cm.

Condition: Superb for type, wonderful smooth dark green patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285630
SCARCE MASSIVE BRONZE SHORT SWORD, LIKELY TURKMENISTAN / UZBEKISTAN DATING TO 1200-800 BC.

The sword attractive with a heavy blade, rather broad and with a strongly pronounced central midrib. The handle recessed to take inlays of bone or wood, with the handle ending in a crescent shape.

Size: c. 42-43 cm. long 40 mm. broad.

Condition: Nice, a rough redish green patina, very heavy casting and sound metal, some roughness to the edge of the blade.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285626
SUPERB QUALITY 'LURISTAN' BRONZE SHORT SWORD, WESTERN ASIA, LIKELY TURMENISTAN, DATING TO 1200-800 BC.

The sword with a beautiful complete blade, rather broad and leaf-shaped and with a strongly pronounced central midrib. The handle recessed to take inlays of bone or wood. Unsual style, likely from the ancient area of Uzbekistan/Turmenistan.

Size: c. 42 cm. long and the blade 42 mm. broad.

This short sword is in an unusually fine condition and quality...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285624
A superb condition bronze lance, Western Asia, Persian style of turkmenistan / Uzbekistan, later bronzeage dating to the 12th.-8th. century BC.

A fine style lance with a deadly sharp triangular blade and a long tang ending in a knob.

Efficient spear in the later bronzeage.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 224 mm.

Condition: Superb!, exceptional quality spear, pristine with a very sharp blade and smooth water-patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1285623
A superb condition bronze lance, 'Luristan' style, but of a type made in the area of present day Uzbekistan or Turkmenistan, later bronzeage dating to the 12th.-8th. century BC.

A fine style lance with many details and a great patina. Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 27 cm.

Condition: Superb. Scarce in this condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1284059
A FINE BRONZE DAGGER BLADE WITH RIVETS FOR THE HANDLE, Ancient Near East, likely Assyria ca. 1000 BC.

A late and attractive large tanged bronze dagger with rivets and a prominent mid-rib, triangular blade.

Size: 29,5 cm.

Condition: Choice for type.

Ex. Danish private Collection of ancient arms and armor
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1284056
High quality bronze adze, Western Asia, ca. 2nd. millenium BC.

A beautiful axe or adze as this weapon is called. Finely cast with a short socket and a pair of powerful axe blades.

Size: 13 cm. long and 400-450 grams heavy
Condition: Superb!

Ex. Danish Collection of Ancient Arms and Armor
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1284051
A large and rare bronze lance, Western Asian turkmenistan/Uzbekistan area, later bronzeage dating to the 2nd.-1st...