All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1458163
A beautifully shaped and patinated Danish neolithic, dating to the Single Grave Period 3rd...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1458161
A near superb condition silex axe, dating to the Singlegrave period, 2800-2400 BC.

A partly polished axe with a very attractive patination and in near mint condition with a razorsharp edge.

Size: ca. 15 cm. long.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark. The license will be issued after sale - estimated delivery of the item with official license is 2-4 weeks after the sale.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1458160
A pair of attractively patinated and well-knapped axes, both dating to Daggertime, 2400-1800 BC.

The lot includes the finely knapped Daggertime types that are made as imitations of bronze axes of the period.

Size: 13,5 cm. and 13 cm.

Condition: Minor chipping to the edges othervise as made, exceptional marsh patina on both - brown and amber colours.

This lot comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1458132
A choice silex Axe with a stunning patina, dating to Daggertime, Late Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2400-1800 BC.

A thin-bladed type of axe, imitating the bronze axes that began to appear in Denmark through trade in the later part of the Neolithic period. A highly polished axe with an exceptionally beautiful greyish patina and fossilmarks and ironoxides on the surface...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1458131
An choice Silex Axe from the Daggertime, Late Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2400-1800 BC.

A nice thin-bladed axe, imitating the bronze axes that began to appear in Denmark through trade in the later part of the Neolithic period. A highly polished axe with a beautiful greyish patina and fossilmarks on the surface.

Size: 12 cm.

Condition: Choice, with minimal edge roughness.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1458118
A pair of absolutely stunning quality smaller silex axes, from the Singlegrave period-to early Daggertime, 2800-2000 BC.

Both are expertly polished and long slender types, likley for precision work in wood. One is greyish with nice fossil-remains in the silex surface and likely dating rather late perhaps even Daggertime, the other a scarce type and likely dating earlier, with a marvelous amber-orange patina.

Size: 13,4 cm. and 11,2 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1458094
From the Greek colonies in southern Italy. Attractive pottery wine cup (kantharos) on long foot with sweeping handles, each side painted with Lady of Fashion portrait. 7 inches high. 3rd/4th Century B.C. Scattered mineral and surface deposits. Small rim chip, otherwise intact. Ex. Bonhams.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1457974
Interesting stoneaxe carved and polished from a finegrained red granite, possible for battleuse, 4th.-3rd. mill. BC.

This thinbutted type is quite scarce especially in the red granite and is likely belonging to the earlier neolithic period. Attempted drilling of a mounting holse at the bacvk as is often seen on the type.

Size: 13,4 cm.

Ex. Old Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1457973
A nicely patinated chisel, Danish Neolithic period, Singlegrave culture, mid 3rd. millenium BC.

Interesting broad chisel, a combination of the axe and the chisel and quite scarce. A chisel knapped with nice symethri and sharp edges. The area of the edge is high polished to a glass like effect, the remaining chisel-axe is unpolished

Size: 145 mm. (14,5 cm.)

Condition: Choice! minor chips to the edge.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1457969
A lovely large Neolithic greenstone ritual Axe from the early Funnel Beaker Culture, dating to around mid-late 4th. millenium BC.

A large well-shaped axe in a granite type of stone and made with pick crushing of the surface, before polishing. These are especially known from Zeeland and Falster in Denmark and was likely used for rituals, since they are massive axes.

Finely made four-side shape, well-define and made by a master in the tecnique.

Size: 22,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1457967
Interesting lot of three amulets, two in stone and one in bronze dating from ca. 2000 BC-1000 AD.

The lot consists of a larger Islamic bronze pendant or amulet, 55 mm. long and another serpentine stone amulet with engraved decoration or writing (Hittite?), ca. 1st. millenium BC and a third amulet in stone, grooved and likely a fertility amulet Anatolia or Mesopotamia, 2nd.-1st. mill BC.

Nice lot that calls for more research!

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Prehistorical item #1457949 (stock #160122.4)
Third Intermediate Period, 21th/22th Dynasty.

This ushabti figurine is depicted as a worker holding two hoes for work in the fields of Osiris in the afterlife. He is wearing a tripartite wig which falls down between the shoulders. He has an Osiris-type beard which ends in a tight forward curl. Only the hands, crossed over the chest and holding the already-mentioned agricultural implements, emerge from the mummiform shroud covering the entire body...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1457893
A very nice assortment of Ancient Near Eastern cylinder seals, Mesopotamia, ca. 2200-1800 BC.

The selection consists of three Old Babylonian and Isin Larsa types with a worshipper before the throne of Ea, along with provincial types. They are carved in different types of hardstones

The largest seal measure 28 mm. and the smallest ca. 15 mm.

Condition: Largest intact group with some wear, the larger seal with chips.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Prehistorical item #1457843 (stock #160122)
YourCollection
$130.00
c. 900 BC

Provenance: Old German collection befor 1983.

Condition: look at pictures.

If you are interested, feel free to send me a offer artefacts357@gmx.net

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Prehistorical item #1457772 (stock #301221.1)
YourCollection
$250.00
664 - 525 BC.

The material used for the creation of this ushabti is faience, composed of fine sand cemented with sodium carbonate and sodium bicarbonate extracted from natron. Fired at 950 degrees C, the mixture gives an enamel-like finish with the carbonates forming a vitreous surface. It was a simple procedure and therefore not costly...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1457736 (stock #7)
Origin: Europe Dimensions: 9,5 x 7 x 4 cm Time period: 0 - 300 AD Condition: In very good condition Provenance: Ex. private Dutch collection. Collected before the 1980's. Extra information: No export license is required for shipping between countries in the EU. For shipping outside the EU: - Please allow a maximum delay of 8 weeks for the application for the permit. - Take in account possible additional costs for import.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Prehistorical item #1457731 (stock #3)
Origin: Egypt Dimensions: 13,5 x 4 cm Time period: 664 - 332 BC Condition: Hairline surface crack in base. Small chips from upper rim. Otherwise intact. Description: These bottles were used to store ointments, perfumes, make-up etc. Provenance: Ex. private UK collection. Collected before the 1970's. After that the Gallery of C.M., UK Extra information: No export license is required for shipping between countries in the EU. For shipping outside the EU: - Please allow a maximum de...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Prehistorical item #1457730 (stock #2)
Origin: Egypt Dimensions: 4,5 x 3,5 x 3,5 cm Time period: 1070 - 700 BC Condition: Intact Provenance: Ex. private UK Collection. Collected before the 1980's. After that the Gallery of C.M., UK. Extra information: No export license is required for shipping between countries in the EU. For shipping outside the EU: - Please allow a maximum delay of 8 weeks for the application for the permit. - Take in account possible additional costs for import.