All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1322250
A finely made smaller bronze jar or wine cup, dating to the Achaemenid Dynasty of Western Asia, 7th.-4th. BC.

A beautifully patinated jar in vase shaoe, with nice concenthric lines.

Size: 85 mm. wide and 75 mm. high.

Condition: Choice for type with fine patina and encrustations. Completely intact and of sound metal.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1322232
A wonderful larger bronze dagger in pristine condition for type, Bactrian cultures, late 3rd.-early 2nd. millenium BC

Interesting leaf-shaped dagger in rather heavy bronze casting for the often thin type. Small tang. The central area slightly thicker in order to make a stronger blade

Size: 22,8 cm. long and 5,3 cm. wide over the base of blade.

Exceptional preservation with the attractive Azurite and light green patina - a gem!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1322023
interesting silver bulls head amulet, Hittite Empire, 2nd. millenium BC.

Finely made amulet in heavily patinated silver, shaped as a bulls head and with a loop on top. Wearable today and very attractive.

Ex. J. Rubins (Ancient Art)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1320783
Rare large and heavy silver seal ring with a lion engraved, Achaemenid Empire c. 550–330 BC.

As the first known world empire, the Achaemenid Empire stretched over most of the whole known world at it's height in antiquity - from the middle east to parts of Greece. Interesting ring, very attractive with the strong Achaemenid style lion and the archaic design of the ring itself.

Size: 21-22 mm.

Condition: Intact and wearable, though with an old repair to the ring...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1320352
Dating: Mid-19th Century Provenance: Ottoman Empire, Turkey Circular, convex, iron shield provided with four studs with star-shaped base; the surface decorated with silver floral and geometrical motifs. At the inside four suspension rings, two of them with leather handle. Dimensions: Diameter 34.5 cm. No condition issues.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1319568
Bronze pendant with two addorsed animal heads sharing one body and four legs. The highly stylized and unidentifiable animal cast with prominent eyes and a suspension loop at center.
For a similar pendant, cf. lo no. 363, pp. 270-271 in: Oscar White Muscarella. Bronze and Iron. Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York 1988.
Bronze
Luristan, Western Iran, 8th/7th century BC
L. 3.4 cm (1.3 in)
H. 2.3 cm (0.9 in)
Intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1318453
Sheet silver in the shape of a bearded man wearing a cloak rendered with diagonal folds.
Carefully embossed head with soft classical features, heavy moustache and beard and curled hair surrounded by a row of dots.
Pierced nipples, holes for fixation.
Silver
Eastern Mediterranean, 5th/4th Century BC
H. 9.3 cm (3.66 in)
Appealing item with missing extremities...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1317360
NEAR-EASTERN PERSIAN BRONZE MACE-HEAD
Lurestan, Late 2nd/Early 1st Millennium B.C.

A charming Lurestan mace-head with octagonal shaft and faceted knobs around the swollen head, flanked by grooved bands.

Measurements:
Length: 15 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Condition: Perfect condition with natural patina

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1311493
Late Bronze Age Thai bracelet with the characteristic bands-and-knobs decoration.
Ban Chiang, Thailand, Middle Period, 1000-300 BC
D. 5 cm (2 in)
D. 4,5 cm (1.75 in)
Smaller item intact, second ring broken and reglued (small chip missing)
Schuler Auktionen Zurich, December 2003 sale, lot no. 7973

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1307624
A very beautiful and rare bronze mace head, Western Asian, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC

A rare Luristan bronze mace head. The upper body with a segmented swelling, bordered by bands, interesting large discus at each end, makes it a very rare type.

Size: ca. 129 mm. high and massive.

Condition: Superb, with excellent brown and green patina - a gem!

Provenance: Old Danish private Collection (Hans Henningsen), bought in the 1980s in London.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1307623
A very beautiful bronze mace head, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC

A typical larger Luristan bronze mace head, but in exceptionally detailed and fine execution and condition, the upper body with a segmented swelling, bordered by grooved bands.

Size: ca. 162 mm. high.

Condition: Choice!, with fine chestnut and green patina!. A few lighter areas from cleaning and some earthern encrustations...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1306991
A very beautiful bronze mace head, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC

A typical larger Luristan bronze mace head, but in exceptionally detailed and fine execution and condition, the upper body with a segmented swelling, bordered by grooved bands.

Size: ca. 162 mm. high.

Condition: Choice!, with fine chestnut and green patina! - a gem. Interesting ancient flaw at one side...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1306892
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A very rare and spectacular Mesopotamian / Elamite bronze mace head, late 3rd.-early 2nd. millenium BC

With prominent vertical rows of spikes, divided in two panels, with dividing cord-like bands and the image of three snakes on the upperpart of the mace.

Size: 178 mm. long

Condition: Choice!, with a casting flaw at one side and a few chips to a couple of spikes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1305572
A very large ancient bronze dagger, Western Asia, ca. 1200-1000 BC.

The dagger very long with a narrow blade, and an integral handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost.

Size: ca. 38-39 cm. so the size of an ancient short sword!

Condition: Choice, slight wavy blade, fine dark green patina.

Ex. Dæhnfendt Collection, c. 1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1305571
A fine style ancient bronze dagger, Western Asia, ca. 1200-1000 BC.

The dagger with a long narrow blade, and an integral folded handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost.

Size: ca 33 cm.

Condition: Choice, nearly superb, fine dark green patina. Ex. Dæhnfendt Collection, c. 1990.
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 #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.