All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1267275
An extremely bronze offer bowl for wine offerings, Persian Empire (achaemenid dynasty), dating to the 6th.-4th. century AD.

A very finely made phiale or offer bowl in it's own rights: Tappering walls and a round decoration in the bottom.

The bowl is inscribed just beneath the broad rim with a long series of cuneiform, saying 'Dārayavauš XŠ vazarka' – Darius, the great king...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1267274
EXCEPTIONAL LURISTAN BRONZE ARM-RING, DATING TO EARLY IRONAGE, Iran, 1200-800 BC.

The armring possibly for the biceps, due to it's large diameter and heavy weight. Finely engraved with line decoration.

Size: 104 mm. in diameter and c. 175 grams of solid bronze.

Condition: Superb, very nice patina and a gem for the collector of fine ancient bronze antiquities.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1266546
A nice bronze idol made as an amulet, Syria, 3rd.-2nd. millenium BC.

The amulet measure 52 mm. and shows a fertility god or deity.

Condition: Nice, heavy patina
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1260948
A RARE KUSHAN BRONZE INTAGLIO SEAL OF A SEATED LION, C. 2ND. CENTURY AD.

Exceptionally nice square bronze seal, with a cut lion in great style1

Condition: Choice.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1260862
A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.

One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels.

Condition: Nice and intact. Ex. German Private Collection, sold at Hirsh.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1258461
Minerva Gallery
$350.00
An ancient Persian Luristan sword blade, dating to the Late Near Eastern Bronze Age, approximately 1200 BC...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1254368
A pair of large luristan solid bronze torques. Iran, circa 1000 B.C. Size: 16 cm diamter each. 635 and 725 grams of solid bronze. Provenance: From a private english collection. Price: 2.500 euros.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251583
A VERY RARE PERSIAN BRONZE STAMP SEAL, Achaemenid Empire, c. 600-400 BC.

A fantastic S-shaped bronze seal with a loop on the back and depicting a standing lion.

The seal of Achaemenid manifacture and done in a wonderful vivid Persian style.

Size: 19-20 mm.

Condition: Superb! uncleaned and sharp of fine metal.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251031 (stock #G146)

Authentic ancient Luristan bronze Sword – Dagger, circa 1150 -900 BC. A flanged hilt and blade finely cast in one piece. A very fine example of an elegant form with tapering double-edged blade, a shaped hilt with an elliptical pommel, hollowed on each face for a pair of grip-scales. In the period when the sword was used, the handle would have had a bone or wooden insert, but these would never survive three thousand years of time...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251030 (stock #G145)
Ancient Western Asiatic Bronze Age Short Sword Dagger Blade 2200 – 1550 BC Authentic ancient bronze short sword - dagger blade North - West Asia, Middle Bronze Age, circa 2200 – 1550 B.C.
A double edged triangular blade with flattened medial ridge, the squared base pierced with four rivet holes above a short tang for the attachment of a handle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1251029 (stock #G143)
Authentic ancient North - Western Asiatic circa 2nd - early 1st millennium B.C. solid bronze mace head of spherical form with bulb-shaped terminal and tapered ribbed socket with remains its iron shaft. The head is very solid and is quite heavy for its size...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1250550
Persian - Achaemenid bracelet in silver closed in two lion heads with mouths open. 5'4 cm inside diameter. 3.900 euro.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1247534
Rare Persian Achaemenid Empire silver rhyton finial in shape of a bull. Circa 5th-4th century BC. Size: 10,7 cm L. Some repairs. Provenance: From a private German collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1247108
These two superb bronze plaques are attributed to the Ordos culture, and date circa 5th-3rd century B.C. These two pieces are approximately 4.25 inches long by 2.3 inches high, and have an attractive dark brown/black patina with gold gilt and dark red highlights. There is also some minute root marking seen mostly on the back side of each piece, and there is some dark green mineralization seen in sections of each piece as well...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1245515
Kerman, Iran, 3rd millenium B.C. Cooper alloy figure of zebu bull. With curved horns, pronounced hump. Good quality. Size: 10 cm H. Provenance: Old collection, England. Ref: BL5. Price: 2200 euros.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1244231
A set of an Axe-head and a Spear-head nicely displayed in a wooden frame
Persian period, 1000 BC

Gracefully displayed in a wooden frame which will definitely add a unique touch and addition to any room in any house

Dimensions:
Axe-head: Length: 9.5 cm – Height: 3.5 cm

Spear-head: Length: 15 cm – Width: 5 cm

Good condition

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1240944 (stock #LU171)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A set of Amlash gold mantle ornaments, ca. 6th – 7th century BC. The group consists of a matched pair that is ¾” in diameter and has nice repoussé work, the somewhat flattened one is nicely detailed and is 7/8” in diameter. Displayed in Riker mount.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1239035 (stock #G117)
Very rare authentic well preserved ancient bronze horse bit Persian Achaemenid, circa 550-400 B.C. Composed of two separately cast crescent-shaped Cheek Pieces with knob terminals, large rings for bridle attachment, two pierced holes on each side and mouth piece made with two rods linked by the loops.

This rare object comes from an old Canadian collection of Antiquities and Art...