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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330905
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$850.00
Neo Elamite bronze bowl with cuneiform inscription, ca. 1st half of the 1st millennium B.C.

Size: 17 cm and 5,3 cm high

This bowl could be from an area near the Zagros mountains. There is no doubt that the name of the father is Elamite, since it's identical with a name which is already recorded in published documents. The ductus and the -na genitive suffix are typically Neo-Elamite...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330831
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$350.00
A superb rare bracelet, Luristan, 800-600 BC

The bracelet made for a man and perhaps a warrior i solid bronze with wolf head terminals.

Size: Max diameter 74 mm. wide.

Condition: Heavy red and green patina and uncleaned.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330745
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$350.00
A superb rare bracelet, Luristan, 800-600 BC

The bracelet made for a man and perhaps a warrior, thick goat head terminals and the bracelet itself decorated with lines and spikes or knobs.

Size: 65 mm. wide. Weight ca. 64 grams

Condition: Heavy red and green patina and uncleaned.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330744
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$495.00
A superb rare bracelet, Luristan, 800-600 BC

The bracelet made for a man and perhaps a warrior, thick goat head terminals and the bracelet itself decorated with lines and spikes or knobs.

Size: 75 cm. wide. Weight ca. 81 grams

Condition: Heavy red and green patina and uncleaned.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330730
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$750.00
IMPORTANT AND VERY RARE BRONZE FIGURE OF ASTARTE, HITTITE EMPIRE OF THE LEVANT, CA. 1600-1200 BC.

A beautiful archaic style figurine with beak like nose, holes for eays possible to take inlays now lost. hands cupped around the breasts and a peculiar hat on the head. Much similar to some of the pottery deities found in great number in the near east.

Size: 68 mm. high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330648
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$595.00
An attractive large dagger, Western Asia, South Caspian area, ca. 1200 NC.

The dagger is of the typical South Caspian Sea type, with the crescent below the handle, and fitted with grips of finely polished Lapis Lazuli.

Size: ca. 33-34 cm.

Condition: Choice with fine green patina, the gips finely made modern additions that looks very nice to the dagger.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330647
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$595.00
WONDERFUL BRONZE SHORT SWORD, LURISTAN / WESTERN ASIA, 1200-800 BC.

The short sword with a long slender blade and a handle fitted with grips of Lapis lazuli.

Size: 37-38 cm.

Condition: Choice with a fine green patina, the gips finely made modern additions that looks very nice to the blade.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330646
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$495.00
WONDERFUL BRONZE DAGGER, LURISTAN / WESTERN ASIA, 1200-800 BC.

The dagger with a long slender blade and a handle fitted with grips of Lapis lazuli.

Size: 33,5 cm.

Condition: Choice with an attractive brown patina, the gips finely made modern additions that looks very nice to the dagger.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1328219
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$195.00
A nice bronze spear or perhaps a jevelin, dating to the 2nd. millenium BC.

The spear has a very pronounced central midrib and a long bended tang. Small knob holds the blade from going into the handle when mounted.

Size: 23-24 cm.

Condition: Choice! Fine metal and good patina, a few scratches from cleaning othervise a superb specimen with no corrosion.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1328218
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$295.00
A larger bronze lance, Western Asia, later bronzeage dating to the 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

A fine style weapon, impressive size and great green patina. Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Size: 33,5 cm.

Condition: Choice! Fine green patina, excellent fresh metal, no corrosion. Small nick to the blade, perhaps from ancient use.

Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1328119
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Superbly made archaic tanged bronze sword, Western Asia, Ironage, ca. 800-600 BC.

The tapering blade modelled with three ribs, which are splitting in a small arch towards the handle. Here's also smaller decoration ribs (see the closeup).

Size: 46,7 cm. long and ca. 6,5 cm. broad at the widest point! A huge blade...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1328113
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$895.00
Beautiful bronze short sword, Western Asia, likely Talish, late 2nd. mill. BC.

The sword was for trusting only. Fitted with grips and a very solid and rather heavy piece for the size. With a peculiar lobbed pommel, a straight double guard and with a pointy triangular blade,

Size: 39,5 cm.

Condition: Very fine. Intact sword with excellent fresh metal for the handle, the blade with surface corrosion and minor chips, but based on a solid metal core...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1328112
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$750.00
A very broad-bladed tanged bronze sword, Western Asia, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

Being 51,5 cm. among the longest tanged bronze sword we've handled. The blade is also very broad and sharp, so the sword was likely made for both slashing and trusting. The shape of the blade resamples early Greek and Persian swords a bit, so it might actually have been made well into the 1st. millenium BC.

It's 6,3 cm. broad at the base. Weight: ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1327870
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$375.00
An interesting tanged bronze dagger in a spectacular condition for the type, Western Asia, 2nd. millenium BC.

The dagger with a tang with holes for two rivets and a superb strong blade, made late in the 2nd. or perhaps in the 1st...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1327869
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$595.00
HIGHLY UNUSUAL LARGE BRONZE LANCE, WESTERN ASIA, LIKELY NORTH PERSIA, MID-LATE 2ND. MILLENIUM BC.

A fantastic lance with apple-green patina and light uncleaned dirt. The lance with a long bend tang to secure it to it's pole. The finely made blade with a very pronounced central midrib, that would have made it strong enough to penetrate even hard armour.

Size: 50 cm! Making it one of the largest lances known from this period.

Condition: Superb, finest metal quality fo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1327868
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$1,250.00
VERY ATTRACTIVE BRONZE SWORD WITH ENAMEL PATINA AND A VERY BROAD BLADE, WESTERN ASIA, CA. 1000-600 BC.

Interesting sword, possibly Luristani, or made further North in the Caspian Sea Region. The sword very unusual with it's broad blade with three broad ribs that tapers towards a sharp point. The handle made to take inlays of bone or stone now lost. Perhaps the single most attractive and finely preserved sword in the Dæhnfeldt Collection.

Size: ca. 43 cm. long and with the bl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1327867
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$595.00
SUPERB CONDITION BRONZE SWORD, WESTERN ASIA 'LURISTAN', 1200-1000 BC.

A good very large and heavy specimen for the type. The handle measure 14,5 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: 42,5 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 #1327866
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$750.00
A rare and interesting large bronze dagger, Wester Asia, Caspian Sea Region, likely Talish, ca. 1000 BC.

A large dagger, almost a short sword, a finely made blade with 4 central ribs, and a handle ending in a crescent shaped sort of guard. We belive that this dagger still have it's original grips of perhaps a soft stone like steatite or a kind of paste. There's small golden shiny flakes in the material.

Size: 37 cm., which is normally the largest size for an ancient dagger....