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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1418113
A bronze Scythe, South Caspian Sea Area, bronzeage 2nd.-1st. mill. BC.

The 2nd. of a pair of very rare scythes that we recently aquired. Interesting large size sicle with a sharp blade, used as a harvesting tool and sometimes as a weapon as well. European bronzeage scythe blades (sicles) are fairly commenly sold on the market whereas sicles from the Near east or western asian bronzeage cultures are very scarce indeed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1417997
A superb condition bronze short sword from the Amlash or Talish-Mugan culture, 1st. millenium BC.

Very attractive sword with a broad blade and a beautiful hilt evolving into a crescent or lunar shape in the low section; crescent shaped pommel.

Size: 39 cm. long, massive sword, heavy for this type!

Condition: Pristine. Exceptional fresh metal for type and age, absolutely gorgeous patina, enhanced by fine cleaning.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1417996
A superb bronze short sword from the Amlash or Talish-Mugan culture, 1st. millenium BC.

A spectacular bronze short sword with a very broad triangular blade and a beautiful hilt evolving into a crescent or lunar shape in the low section; crescent shaped pommel.

The blade of exceptional quality with no less than 5 ridges in a complicated pattern, likely made around 800 BC.

Size: 38 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1417995
A fine bronze sword Talish-Mugan culture, late 2nd.-early 1st. millenium BC.

A spectacular bronze short sword with a broad tringular blade and a massive hilt with remnants of the orinal wooden inlays. Sizable crescent shaped pommel.

Size: 41 cm. long, massive sword with a guard 5,5 cm. wide and very thick.

Condition: Superb! Fine metal, absolutely gorgeous torquise, green and azurite patina.

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1417935 (stock #A1093)
Faganarms Inc.
$175.00
Forged iron 4 1/4” width. 4/4 round nail hole arrangement. The plate-shaped to the face of the horse’s hoof with a central oval hole to prevent impaction and infection. Excellent preservation. These were worn by chariot horses and have been recovered at known battle sites. There is some disagreement about the invention of the horseshoe with a minority opining that it was the druids, however, historians largely agree that it was the Romans. On Plexiglas display easel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417932 (stock #FNS9140)
Faganarms Inc.
$170.00
Size 8 ½. Gilt bronze. Circular section, slightly swelled top tapering to the bottom. The upper half with the Viking twist or roped motif in low relief. Vikings exchanged rings on the pommel of the groom’s sword. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored for modern wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417931 (stock #FNS8985)
Faganarms Inc.
$295.00
Iron, 3 3/4" length with butted seam conical socket, opened at the bottom. Fine tapered head with medial ridge each side. Tiny chips to the socket base, otherwise excellent, professionally conserved.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1417930 (stock #FNS7335)
Faganarms Inc.
$410.00
Roman period, after 30 BC. 3” height, a male in desert hood or elaborate coiffeur, with right arm raised holding a bowl. Evidently an offering ritual. Rich brown glossy patina. Reverse with old India ink identification. Any Egyptian stone figure may be considered rare.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417927 (stock #FNS8531)
Faganarms Inc.
$345.00
Cambridgeshire, England, 9th-11th century AD. Intricately forge in three main pieces plus three piece chain fastener. About 5 ½” width. The outer members of the three piece articulated foot pad curved upward to accommodate a “bundled” or wrapped foot rather than a boot or shoe with rigid sole. Each with double spiked terminals to grip the ice. One chain fastener intact, the other lacking. Only articulated example we have encountered.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1417921 (stock #RB03.11)
A steatite scarab with silver outer rim which is part of a stamp seal frame. The back of the scarab is stained with a stripe where silver from the back of the stamp came into contact with the stone. Two vertical rows of hieroglyphs on either side of a cartouche bearing the name of Sestostris I (Middle Kingdom Pharaoh 1974-1929 BC) 7/8 ” Height This was likely used as a royal seal...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417917 (stock #A1644)
Faganarms Inc.
$215.00
Gilt bronze, size 8 3/4. Rounded face band with large oval bezel. The top impressed with 8 dots within a circle motifs. On earlier rings, those are found in groups of five representing the five wounds of Christ. By this time, they lost their literal meaning and were applied as sacred decoration in the old fashion. Dating to the early period of Islam, when Christians were allowed generally unobstructed access to the Holy Land, and predating the Crusades...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417912 (stock #FNS7050)
Faganarms Inc.
$150.00
Medium, flat faced band, size 9 ¼. 19.1mm inner diameter. Band is 4.3mm wide. Vikings exchanged rings on the pommel of the groom’s sword. Fine patina. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored for modern wear. Gift boxed with certificate of authenticity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417900 (stock #FNS5582)
Faganarms Inc.
$475.00
With no written records of their own, our knowledge of the Celts comes from their encounters with other cultures. The first major event is about 400 BC when the Celts descended from the Alps and drove the Etruscans from the Po River Valley. Thus, the rise of their culture chronologically parallels that of the Roman Empire...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417883 (stock #FNS3508)
Faganarms Inc.
$1,300.00
10 7/8" length. Medially ridged leaf shaped point. Forged seam conical socket with a hole at the base for a securing pin. Finely crafted with the edges of the point continuing as raised veins on the upper half of the socket. Excavated and professionally conserved. Surface textured but exceptional profile.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417880 (stock #FNS7279)
Heavier form. 2 5/8" overall with minor loss to the tip. Fine patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre 1492 item #1417874 (stock #FNS8054)
10th-14th centuries. Iron, 3 1/4" length. Tapered with a square eye for a slender handle. Held in the left hand by the far end of the handle and manipulated over the sculpture while being repeatedly tapped with a hammer in the right hand. One of the tools used to create the great sculptures which adorned the medieval cathedrals and palaces.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417872 (stock #FNS9121)
Faganarms Inc.
$220.00
Just under 1 1/4” height. Fully developed form with cusped top and raised border. The field with curvilinear form heart, as favored by Vikings. A heart within a heart! The heart stood for bravery, fortitude, loyalty, integrity, all attributes of the Viking warrior. It is abundantly referenced in Viking literature. Professionally refurbished with the gold overlay restored for contemporary wear. Gift boxed with a certificate of authenticity.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1417858 (stock #A1478)
Faganarms Inc.
$125.00
Before the Roman invasion of the British Isles, rings of bronze, silver and gold were used as a means of exchange, particularly in Ireland. Most exchanges of goods and property were conducted by barter based on shrewd evaluations in each specific situation. Some, including bride prices, later to be called dowries, needed to be more accurately quantified. These rings fulfilled that need as well as providing a palpable demonstration of value...