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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412095
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$150.00
Ancient Near East, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BC. A massive really elaborate bronze cloak pin, cast via the lost wax (cire perdue) process with poppy flower shaped terminal.

Used to fasten clothes, in this case due to the unusually heavy fabric and decoration, likely leather for presentation use - perhaps for a very thick cape or leather armor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412094
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Ancient Near East, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BC. A large elaborate bronze cloak pin, cast via the lost wax (cire perdue) process with poppy flower shaped terminal.

Used to fasten clothes, in this case due to the unusually heavy fabric and decoration, likely leather for presentation use - perhaps for a very thick cape or leather armor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412093
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$395.00
Interesting and rare type of broad bronze short-sword, Late bronzeage-ironage, Ancient Near East, 1st. millenium BC.

High quality blade of bronze, deeply ridged in a complicated pattern and with a short tang for the handle, now lost.

Size: ca 33,5 cm. long and up to 7 cm. broad! (max.)

Condition: Intact, nice metal, though with some corrosion and uncleaned encrustations. Small ding to the edge. Fine vivid green patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1412092
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$450.00
A broad short-sword, Late bronzeage-ironage, Ancient Near East, ca. 800-600 BC.

Interesting broad bronze short sword, Late bronzeage-ironage, Ancient Near East, 1st. millenium BC.

High quality blade of bronze, deeply ridged in a complicated pattern and with a short tang for the handle, now lost. Extremely nice and scarce tanged short-sword.

Size: ca 35 cm. long but as much as 7,3 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1411407
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Ancient Near East, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BC. A massive really elaborate bronze cloak pin, cast via the lost wax (cire perdue) process with poppy flower shaped terminal...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1410172
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$275.00
A fine larger bronze Dagger, greater Persia, 'Luristan', later 2nd. millenium BC.

A long slender type of dagger with a pointy blade for stabbing and thus military use. The dagger hilt made to take inlays and the original lost inlays, was replaced by a pair of perfectly carved and smoothly polished green stone inlays, of a very hard stone, perhaps Jade or Jadeite.

Size: 38-39 cm. in length, so almost a short sword lenght in antiquity.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1407759
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$595.00
Finely made bronze sprinkler flask or water dropper, Khorasan, 10th.- 11th. century under the Seljuks.

A cast bronze vessel with a round-shouldered cylindrical body, a very thin conical neck, and a wide, round mouth with a concave depression studded with thirteen small holes for dispensing water. Rose water is used in many religious ceremonies in the Muslim world, and is sprinkled in dug graves to make them ready to receive bodies...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1406002
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$950.00
A very interesting and rare larger bronze temple Elephant Bell, Indonesia, Central Java, Kadiri Period 929-1222 AD century AD.

The shape is quite peculiar for this Bell, could be architectorial, made to look like a roof of a temple - it has the almost exact shape of a 16th. cent. Italian cabasset helmet. A large and very attractive bell with a large loop at the top.



Size: ca. 15,5 cm. wide and 13,5 cm. tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1405656
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$325.00
A rare ancient seal, Levante, ca. 10th.-8th. century BC.

The seal is very attractive made with a big looped handle and square seal-plate engraved with a horned animal. Beautiful style of the engraving.

Size: 19 mm. x 19 mm.

Condition: Superb! With fine patina and very sharp.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards.

Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.
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...
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. Dæhnfeldt Col...
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 bronze food vessel, for the storage of foods or liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

The largest vessel, we've ever handled from Late Antiquity and as such very unusual for it's preservation. 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.

Height: H 39,5 cm, Diameter 38 cm. cm., weig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1403312
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$950.00
A massive and rare excarvated bronze vessel, likely for the storage of liquids, Byzantine, 6th.-9th. century AD.

Horisontically ribbed body and carinated vertically ribbed shoulder with funnel mouth.

Made in solid metal in a fine vase-like shape, with holes for attaching it to chains. A utility vessel, used for containing foods or liquids.

Size: 34-35 cm. wide and around 35,5 cm. tall, weight 4,2 kilograms - a HUGE piece for this early vessel!

Condit...
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
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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. Finely painted facial details.

The head is attachable as often seen on the largest figures from this period.

The figure holds a plate in her arms.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1402687
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$495.00
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.