Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342548
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$800.00
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
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$575.00
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
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$450.00
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 #1342539
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$595.00
Extremely rare dagger or short sword of with a human head, Central Asia, Bactria, early 2nd. millenium BC.

Very rare type with a broad leaf-shaped blade and a long handle, evolving into a fishtail-shape pommel with a human face as decoration.

The dagger is uncleaned with nice green patina under earthern encrustations.

Interesting archaic style face with broad lips and nose and pair of bulbing eyes. decorative lines on the tang...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1342536
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$295.00
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A wonderful lot of a small axe-head, Neolithic Hongshan culture (circa 4700 BC to 2900 BC) and a finely polished dagger-axe or Ge, possible ancient, but could also have been made as an archaistic creation.

Both made in green Nephrite Jade, the axe with heavy calcification and the Dagger-axe in a lovely transperant mottled green and brown Jade.

Size: The Dagger-axe measure 134 mm., the axe 57 mm.

Ex. Tony Lee Collection (axe) and Danish Private Collection (Dagger-axe)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342535
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$375.00
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
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$385.00
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
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$475.00
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
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$550.00
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
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$450.00
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. The top of the handle is a short flat tang that would have held a top-piece made of bone or wood.

Size: 33,5 cm., would have been perhaps 38-40 cm. with the original handle preserved.

Condition: Choice!, green patina. An attractive piece, ready for display.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342528
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$495.00
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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1342527
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$595.00
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: 35,5 cm. long and a weight of approx. 725 grams!

Condition: Intact and choice with a slight bend to the point likely ritually and done in antiquity.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1342461
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$1,250.00
A superb cylinder seal carved in Lapis Lazuli, Mesopotamian, Early Dynastic period, 2600-2500 BC.

The seal is of very high quality, featuring a very good contest scene in which a Hero is figthing two horned animals while another hero is figthing one horned animal. Very detailed. Interestingly, there's a cobber wire stock inside the seal since antiquity and it has developed much corrosion and patina.

Provenance: Egeskov Collection; Ex. Victoria Lindstrom Antiques in Stockholm;...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1342460
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An important cylinder seal in fine Lapis Lazuli, Mesopotamia, Akkadian rule, 2300-2200 BC.

Fine quality engraving of a contest scene with heros, bull-men and animals. A large scorpio used as spacefiller.

Size: 20 mm.

Condition: Superb, intact, sharp and with fine patina.

Ex. The Erik Kjersgaard Collection, published in the book ''The Cylinder Seal As An Object D'art'', p. 48.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1342356
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Interesting Chinese Jade GE from a famous collection of really old Jade carvings..

A fine archaistic Jade weapon, called a GE, a combination of a spear and a dagger or sword. A puzzling piece that looks very old and perhaps archaic. Done in a fine Spinach green jade stone, carved and perfectly polished and balanced. Small decoration on the tang. The blade very delicately made.

Size: Ca. 28 cm. long and very thin!

Condition: Choice and completely intact, surfaces...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1342313
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$250.00
An early, possible Pre-Dynastic Jade bead of a very large size, Song or Earlier, before 1200 AD.

A very interesting large bead from the Tony Lee collection. The bead of simple tubular form, drilled and finely polished in a mottled and perhaps calcified celadon jade type.

The bead is very attractive and surely finished in hand with ancient tools, thus slightly asymethric with fine patina.

Size: 9 cm.! Weight: 69 grams.

Condition: Choice and intact.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1342311
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$395.00
A small lot of four Jade bottles in different shapes, dating from ca. 1900 and later period.

Two bottles are narrow and earlier, carved in pale celadon, and the other two are carved in greyish-white jade and are more round.

Some very nice bottles with beautiful patina, sold as one collection!

Size: 5-6 cm. high and with round bottle being 55 mm. wide. Combined weight ca. 300 grams.

Ex. Harald Bonde and another Danish Private Collection, bought many years ago...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1342220
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$295.00
A superb Jade carving pendant of a one-horned lion on a cash coin, likely Qing Dynasty or slightly later.

An artfully carved lion figure the finest transperant white Jade Nephrite with red markings. The lion is guarding a a cash coin, like the famous money-toad. A finely carved and polished jade, glossy and nice sharp details.

Size: 60 mm. Weight: 50.26 grams.

Ex. Danish Private Collection, bought as antique in the 1980s-1990s.