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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403921
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$495.00
A superb and large bronze lance or spear, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long tang, massive socket and a broad, leaf-shaped blade with highly profiled midrib.

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat but to large to through like a Javelin.

Size: c. 38,5 cm. long.

Condition: Superb. Beautiful green bronze patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403920
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$475.00
A large bronze Lance or spear, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age. A very impressive and decorative bronze lance with a long tang, and a massive socket. Slim blade with a highly profiled midrib.

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat but to large to through like a Javelin.

Size: c. 40 cm. long.

Condition: Superb. Beautiful green and azurite bronze patina.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403916
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$495.00
AN ATTRACTIVE TANGED BRONZE SHORT, 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. Size: c. 35,5 cm. (c. 14 inches). Condition: Nearly superb! Very good metal with a wonderful, smooth green patina. Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, bought in the 1970s-1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1403911
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$595.00
A rare Bactrian bronze short swort or dagger w. massive handle, dating to late 3rd or early 2nd mill. BC. Very interesting type with an unusually thick handle and a very broad leaf-shaped blade.

The dagger is partly uncleaned and covered in the fine green patina.

Size: 34,6 cm. long (13,6 inches) and weighs c. 750 grams on the kitchenweight!

Condition: Choice & intact. Slight roghness to the edge and small bend in the blade. Very good metal quality...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403315
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$1,250.00
An huge and extremely rare excarvated Cobber or Bronze food vessel, for the storage of foods or liquids, Greater Persia, Late Sassanian-Early Islamic, 6th.-9th. century AD.

The largest vessel, we've ever handled from Late Antiquity in the Ancient Near East. Made in solid metal with a large round body and a short neck and wide mouth. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids. The vessel finely decorated with hammered patterns on the body...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403312
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$950.00
An oustanding and extremely rare Excarvated Cobber or Bronze vessel, likely for the storage or liquids, Greater Persia, Late Sassanian-Early Islamic, 6th.-9th. century AD.

An extremely large and most impressive vessel, from Late Antiquity in the Ancient Near East - highly unusual and decorative in any collection of antiquity. Made in solid metal in a fine vase-like shape, with holes for attaching it to chains...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402747
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$395.00
An atractive and large tanged bronze dagger from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A very nice triangular blade with high shoulders and two rivet holes for fastening of the handle. Very nice green patina and central midrib.

Size is c. 37 cm. - 14,5 inches.

Condition: Nearly superb. Intact with slight roughness to the edge.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1402690
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$575.00
A high quality very large pottery figure of a female attendant or official, dating to Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD.

The figure is placed on a high hexagonal plint with a lotus throne and wears a fine two-colour blue and turquoise glazed robe. The unglazed areas have pigmented colors in red, black and white...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402687
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A choice tanged bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A very nice blade blade with shiny dark green patina. Round shoulders and a prominent central midrib.

Size is c. 45 cm. - 17,7 inches.

Condition: Choice - some roughness to the edges and a crack near one shoulder.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402584
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$595.00
An interesting and very rare tanged bronze sword with elaborate handle, Ancient Near East dating to later 2nd. mill BC.

The sword a South Caspian Sea type, commonly labelled 'Luristani' by collectors and dealers.

The sword with a superb openwork guard and an intact lower part of handle and a short tang to take a handle of bone or wood. The prominent midrib tapers to the cutting edges, sharp point.

The sword measure 42,5 cm in length.

Condition: Cho...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402582
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$595.00
A rare Ancient Near East Bronze short sword or large dagger dating to 1st-2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed Luristani by dealers and collectors.

Fine style weapon with square shoulders and a flat central midrib. As a rare feature, on this short sword the lower part of the hilt is intact, which is seldom seen on this type of bronze age weapon.

Size is 42,7 cm - 16,8 inches.

Condition: A very nice ancient bronze. Blade with a slight bend and some roughness...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402578
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$650.00
A large and heavy (625 gram) bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to later 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A superb and heavy blade with beautyful light and shiny dark green patina. Raised shoulders and a broad central midrib. A rivet for fastening of the handle remains.

Size is 51,3 cm - 20,2 inches. A massive large and beautyful bronze age sword, one of the largest we've ever handled.

Condition: Choice / Ne...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1401130
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$445.00
A rare Bactrian bronze short swort or dagger w. massive handle, dating to late 3rd or early 2nd mill. BC.

Very interesting type with an unusually thick handle and a very broad leaf-shaped blade.

The dagger is partly uncleaned and covered in the finest azurite blue and green patina imaginable!

Size: 34,6 cm. long (13,6 inches) and weighs 745 grams on the kitchenweight!

Condition: Choice with a loss at the point - otherwise nearly as made with slight rog...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1401081
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An extremely rare large Gold Pendant of leafshaped form, showing the God Haldi on his Throne, holding a drinking horn, ca. 10th.-8th. century BC.

The art of Urartu refers to a historical and regional type of art from Urartu (Ararat), the ancient state of Western Asia which existed in the period from the 13th to the 6th centuries BC in the Armenian Highland. The art of Urartu was strongly influenced by nearby Assyria, the most prominent state of that period in the region. It peaked aro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398130
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A interesting bronze plaque, incribed in Old Aramaic, Time of the Achaemenids, Ancient near East, early-Mid 1st. mill. BC.

A finely inscribed bronze plaque, engraved on the other sides with animals and a humanoid figure.

There are inscriptions that evidence the earliest use of the Aramaic language, dating from the 10th century BC. The inscriptions are mostly diplomatic documents between Aramaean city-states. The alphabet of Aramaic seems to be originally based on the Phoeni...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1398126
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$650.00
A very rare and splendid silver Openwork Stamp Seal, Oxus civilization, Ca. 2600 to 2100 BC. Middle Bronze Age, Western Central Asia.

Located in present day northern Afghanistan, eastern Turkmenistan, southern Uzbekistan and western Tajikistan, centered on the upper Amu Darya (Oxus River)

Even this large Compartment seals are fairly common on the market in bronze, whereas large silver seal like our seal are extremely rarely encountered!

The seal cross-shaped in hi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1397618
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$185.00
A rare Islamic iron oil lamp from Nishapur in Western Asia, dating to around 10th-12th cent AD!

A massive and heavy oil lamp with a very large nozzle, giving room for a sizeable wick. Originally the lamp had rings in the center that made it possible to attach it to a chain or mount it on a wall. So probably a lamp for outdoor use or in a large hall. The type is rare today because many items for everyday use were melted and recycled as other items.

Size is 16 cm in length...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1385370
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A RARE AND FINELY MADE TANGED BRONZE SWORD, LATE BRONZEAGE, 1200-800 BC.

Impressive tanged sword, very broad blade! The blade with a central raised line towards the base.

Size: 41 cm. in length and with the blade being a maximum of 7,7 cm. wide near the tang!.

Condition: Very fine, a knick to the edge and another loss of the edge repaired towards the tang. Nice green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013)