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 #1358585
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$185.00
A very rare and unusual Stamp seal in solid silver, Sassanian, 3rd.-6th. century AD.

The seal in fine pure silver now toned grey, pierced with a large hole and engraved with animal.

Size: 15 mm. wide.

Ex. German Collection of Dr. M. M., Westfalen, since 1970-72.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1357736
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$650.00
A VERY RARE SUMERIAN / BABYLONIAN, TRIPARTITE BRONZE STAMP SEAL, 3RD. MILLENIUM BC.

The seal three detailed imprints - a monster with three bird heads, an oxe or bull, and two eagles with wings spread.

Size: 24 mm. in massive bronze weighing 20,14 grams.

Condition: Superb, wonderful red patina and preserved details.

A very rare and important seal.

Ex. German private Collection (W.D.) Rhine, 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1357649
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$650.00
Macehead in bronze, Seljuk Slave warriors of the Samenid Dynasty, likely from Nishapur, ca. 11th Century AD.

Beautiful bronze macehead of simple form with spikes and a shallow domed cap.

Size: Approx 54 mm. high and 50 mm. wide.

Condition: Choice, nice brown patina.

Provenance: A Rheinish German Private Collection (W.D.), bought in the 1970s-1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1356025
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$2,850.00
Seljuk Slave warriors of the Samenid Dynasty, likely from Nishapur, ca. 11th Century AD.

Of bronze alloy, of tapering fluted form finely engraved with running arabesques along the length of each flute and surmounted by a shallow domed cap, and moulded circular socket engraved with a band of ropework above a row of diamond-shaped florets...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1356004
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$1,650.00
A beautiful and large Pre-Achaemenid Silver Phiale (offerbowl), decorated in Repousse, Ancient Near East, Early-mid 1st. millenium BC.

A spectacular piece in hand with a paticularly fine ancient patina, uncleaned!

Size: 16,6 cm. in diameter, 47 mm. high ca. 206 grams of silver!

Condition: Intact, with a few short closed cracks and a few edge chips Ex. Old German Collection, comes with COA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1353891
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$395.00
A large ancient bronze dagger or short sword, Black Sea area, ca. 1200-1000 BC.

The weapon very long with an integral handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost. Crescent before the hilt which is typical for the Black Sea Area.

Size: ca. 37 cm. so the size of an ancient short sword.

Condition: Choice, slight flaking of edges, fine dark enamel green patina.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, c. 1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1353112
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A rare and beautiful bronze bowl of Achaemenid Empire, dating to the 5th.-4th. century BC.

A fine and very sound bronze bowl, which is the last of three bronze bowls, from an Estonian Private Collection, formerly in a French collection.

Important phiale or offer bowl, for making drink offers of wire to the gods. The type is typical for the greek-Persian world just prior to Alexanders conquest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1350134
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$95.00
Islamic bronze seal ring, from the Seljuk Period, dating ca. 11th.-13th. century AD.

Beautifully crafted, profusely decorated all over, with a sharp cross-shaped seal.

Ringsize: ca. 19 mm. - weighing 16 grams!

Condition: Superb and fully wearable, terrific patina.

Ex. Large German Special Collection of seal rings.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1346603
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$95.00
An exceptional condition Bactrian bronze compartmentalized seal, Late 3rd - Early 2nd Millennium BC.

Simple design on the round base, tall handle. Beautyful brown patina - attractive!. Interesting design in compartements.

Size: c. 20 mm. tall.

Condition: Superb! Exceptional brown patina and fine metal for the type!

Provenance: Anders Egeskov Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344297
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$395.00
SUPERB CONDITION BRONZE DAGGER, WESTERN ASIA 'LURISTAN', 1200-1000 BC.

A good very large and heavy specimen for the type. The handle measure 12 cm. in itself and was made to take inlays of bone or stone, now lost. The blade with a broad central section tappering to sharp edges.

Size: ca. 33 cm.

Condition: Superb, wonderful metal, very sound with a fine dark green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344293
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$175.00
INTERESTING SCARCE LANCE OR SPEAR WITH SOCKET, WESTERN ASIA (LURISTAN) 2ND. MILLENIUM BC

A lance or larger spear with a triangular blade with pronounced central rib and very high shoulders.

Size: 24,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, very good metal, completely intact with fine green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344292
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$195.00
A lovely large tanged bronze dagger in a superb condition for the type, Western Asia, 2nd. millenium BC.

The dagger with a long tang with hole for the rivet and a strong triangular blade with high shoulders that tapers greatly towards the point, made during the later 2nd. millenium BC.

Size: ca. 29 cm.

Condition: Superb. Fine jade-green patina and nice fresh metal.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344291
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$295.00
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 massive size and with great patina. Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 34,2 cm.

Condition: Superb specimen with excellent green patina and fine metal...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344290
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$295.00
AN ATTRACTIVE BRONZE SHORT SWORDE WITH A SHORT TANG FOR MOUNTING IT TO THE HANDLE, WESTERN ASIA, AREA OF TURKMENISTAN/UZBEKISTAN CA. 1200-800 BC.

A late and attractive tanged bronze sword with a medium size tang and a prominent mid-rib, triangular blade. Interestingly, the blade was made with thick point for piercing armor. A rare feature in antiquity but typical for medieval daggers and swords, to prevent the weapon from breaking on impact.

Size: 34-35 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344288
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$225.00
SUPERB SMALL BRONZE DAGGER WITH HANDLE, WESTERN ASIA 'LURISTAN', 1200-1000 BC.

A superb specimen for the type. The handle was made to take inlays of bone or stone, now lost. The blade with a thick central section tappering to sharp edges. Interestingly, a very specimen possible made for as a side dagger in antiquity.

Size: ca. 22,8 cm.

Condition: Superb, nice metal and excellent green patina, a real gem.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344177
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A FINE LARGE TANGED BRONZE SWORD, LATE BRONZEAGE-IRONAGE, 800-600 BC.

Impressive larger, tanged broze sword with a broad and elaborately made blade. The blade with a very high central midrib and on each side of the rib three bloodlines that is divided into two lines towards the medium sized tang.

Exceptionally fresh metal for the type, very attractive with brown mahogany and green patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1342542
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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. Very nice chestnut brown patina, superb fresh metal for the type with some uncleaned green spots, sm...