All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1298563 (stock #3124)
Antique Handmade Yemenite Silver Jewish Wedding Jewelry / Necklace, Early 20th Century. In excellent condition, length is 24" and width is 3" at widest point. During a Yemenite Jewish wedding, the bride was bedecked with jewelry and wore a traditional wedding costume, including an elaborate headdress decorated with flowers and rue leaves, which were believed to ward off evil. Gold threads were woven into the fabric of her clothing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1292439 (stock #AR7019)
Shab Antiques Inc.
$2,300.00
Age: 6th Century B.C. Origin: Persian. Description: An ancient beaker or cup made from bronze from the Achaemenid Empire, used for drinking. Dimensions: 2.5″w x 6.5″h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1292429 (stock #AR7032)
Age: 1000 B.C. – 500 B.C.. Origin: Mesopotamia (Turkey). Description: Made from pure bronze, these four bangles are the earliest examples of money in bronze age period from 1000 Bc to 500 BC. The early bronze age civilization made most of their tools from bronze (such as: arrow heads, bowls, ornaments, idols, etc.). With these bangles, trading goods were possible by exchanging these precious objects for other daily life necessities...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1291343
Interesting and attractive early iron battle axe, Islamic, Western Asia or India, dating 17th. century AD.

The axe with a decorated socket and hammerbutt. Not the usual 19th. century presentation piece, but a real compact fighting axe, well weathered that has seen a lot of action!

Size: 126 mm long and 115 mm. across the blade.

Condition: Moderate to heavily pitted with a fine ancient 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 #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 #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 #1284049
AN UNUSUAL LARGE BACTRIAN BRONZE DAGGER, 3RD. MILLENIUM BC.

One of the earliest types of bronze daggers with a cast handle known. This dagger is highly unusual, due to it'e broad blade and handle and massive casting, comparing to other known specimens.

Size: ca. 29 cm. long, and a 53 mm. broad blade at it's widest point.

Condition: Choice and intact, the blade slightly bend and can be straigthened if so desired. Exceptional vivid azurite and green patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1283496
A huge bronze lance, 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: 44-45 cm.

Condition: Choice! Fine patina and only minimal roughness to the edges.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1279964
A finely hammered Bactrian / BMAC bronze bowl dating to the early 2nd. millenium BC.

The bowl is very attractive with it's wide rim and flat base. The rim slight turned.

The bowl was possibly used as a drinking bowl or for smaller meals in antiquity.

Size: 138 mm wide and 37 mm high.

Condition: Superb, very nice green patina, excellent metal for the type.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1279749
A RARE LARGER BRONZE STAMP SEAL, TURKEY, 3RD.-2ND. MILLENIUM BC.

Interesting bronze seal circular with conical handle and the engravings of an animal, likely a deer, in a double border, on the base.

Size: 27 mm. in diameter, 23 mm. high and massive weighing 27 grams!

Ex. Classical art, J. Rubens, and formerly in a Danish Private Collection for many years.