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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Weapons : Pre 1900 item #1455762
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$350.00
Large procession or presentation axe with iron blade and cobber sheet handle, D. R. Congo, Songe, 19th. century AD.

The blade in openwork design, each side decorated with anthropomorphic faces, shaft covered with copper sheet, min. dam., traces of corrosion; the blade of the axe is supported by five struts. Each of these struts is temporarily placed in fire for welding. Before this happens, faces are embossed on the struts. Nose, mouth and eyes are carefully chiseled. Before the ends ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1453420
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$885.00
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A highly attractive edged Battleaxe, 2800-2400 BC

The battleaxe superbly polished to perfect symethri from a very attractive piece of fine-grained hardstone. An finely edged version of the hammer-butt form known from central Europe and elsewhere. This axe comes from an old Austrian collection, and we assume that it's from the Germany area, so from the Bell-beaker cultures, a subgroup of the Corded ware. The execution is equal to the finest scandinavian finds from the battleaxe culture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1453417
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$1,400.00
A highly attractive boat-shaped battle axe, 2800-2400 BC

The battleaxe superbly polished to perfect symethri from a very attractive piece of fine-grained hardstone, perhaps a sort of porphyry stone with nice lighter inclusions. It's in a nice combination of the boat-form especially known from Denmark and the hammer-butt form known from central Europe and elsewhere. This axe comes from an old Austrian collection, and we assume that it's from the Austrian/German area, so from the subgro...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452652
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$475.00
A very nice ancient bronzeage paalstaff, Swedish, Skåne area ca. later bronzeage 1500-1200 BC.

A long bronze age axe, made for battle use and with fine execution of the socket/tang and the narrow blade.

Size: 142 mm. long and weighing ca. 136 grams.

Condition: Choice, intact with green patina and fine metal.

Ex. Swedish private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452648
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$475.00
A stunning, attractive macehead of a nice large size, in fine redish granite, 3rd. millenium BC.

The artifact is polished to a perfectly symethric compressed oval form with a deep groove in the center. These were made by the singlegrave culture and was a weapon like the battle axes from this fase and as attractive and perfect.

Size: 95 mm. long, 80 mm. wide and 57 mm. thick.

Condition: Superb, with fine patina and undamaged.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452645
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$450.00
A scarce Danish neolithic Daggeraxe from the Funnelbeaker culture dating to 3500-3000 BC.

The daggeraxes were mounted on shafts just like axes, and there is a general understanding that their use was connected to rituals and ceremonies as well as used as weapons. But compared to daggers and axes, the daggeraxes were only made in very limited numbers and are thus rare today.

A particularly large and attractive daggeraxe. It has been skillfully knapped and partly polished an...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452598
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$695.00
Interesting and beautiful fragment (half) of a battle axe, helbard type, 2800-2400 BC.

The axe carved in a unique stone with multible fossils included, a rarity as such.

Size: 8,4 cm. long and 6 cm. wide over the broad bit.

Ex. Danish Collection

Important: This item comes with a standard export license issued by Danish Ministry of Culture, when shipped outside Denmark. The license can only be issued after sale, and may take some time.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452589
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$495.00
An attractive and truely massive neolithic period shafthole axe, Danish battleaxe culture, mid 3rd. millenium BC.

Finely carved and polished with sharp lines and almost a boat-like design. Carved in hard and dense greystone.

Size: 21,5 cm. long and 9,5 cm. wide. Very heavy weighing around 2,25 kilograms

Condition: Choice, sharp lines and with some corrosion to the rear at one side.

Ex. Old Private Collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1452532
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$175.00
A beautiful pair of Thinbladed Danish Neolithic Axes dating to 3rd mill BC.

One is a, 'thickbutted' type with polished sides. The other of the 'thinbutted' type and is not polished. The 'thinbladed' types of axes, developed in the later 3rd mill. where the flintsmiths began to make more specialised, smaller tools.

Sizes: 11 & 14 cm - 4,3 & 5,5 inches.

Condition: Choice axes with exceptional amber marsh patina. Smaller chips to the edge on both axes.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452528
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$395.00
A very large and stunning bone harpoon, Danish Mesolithic period, Maglemosian culture ca. 8000-6000 BC.

A well carved harpoon in excellent state of preservation, carved from a rib bone, with 7 barbes. Finely patinated and petrified.

Size: 15,2 cm. long.

Reff. Clark, type 11. (1936).

Ex. Danish Private collection.

Important: This item comes with a standard export license issued by Danish Ministry of Culture, when shipped outside Denmark. The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1452388
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$175.00
A beautiful pair of Thinbladed Danish Neolithic Axes dating to 3rd mill BC.

The 'thinbladed' types of axes, developed in the later 3rd mill. where the flintsmiths began to make more specialised, smaller tools. Both are unpolished with nice glossy patinas.

One is an adze with a slightly hollow edge - the other axe with calky white patina on one side. Mottled beige and white on the other side.

Sizes: 12 & 13,8 cm - 4,7 &5,5 inches.

Condition: Choice ax...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452374
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$395.00
An attractive neolithic period shafthole axe, Swedish battleaxe culture, 3rd. millenium BC.

Beautiful form with sharp line and rounded butt and carved in hard black basalt!

Size: 18 cm. long.

Condition: Very fine, with patina, crushed area to the rear at one side.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452371
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$425.00
An attractive neolithic period Battleaxe, Swedish battleaxe culture, 3rd. millenium BC.

Typical form with hammer neck and carved in a beautiful hard basalt!

Size: 12,1 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, wth fine weathering and patina, area of corrosion to the butt and one side.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1454443
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A very nicely preserved battleaxe with hammer butt, Mid-Western Europe, likely German, 300-1000 AD.

The axe finely decorated with hammer butt and a square hole for mounting it to the shaft. The blade bend downwards to enhance it's power when wielded, likely from a horse back.

Size: 15 cm. long, slender type.

Condition: Choice! Finely preserved for the age, with scattered spots of corrosion but good metal.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1453425
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A nice massive hammer-butt battle axe, 2800-2400 BC

The battleaxe superbly polished to perfect symethri from a very attractive piece of fine-grained grey hardstone, a scarce high quality stone for this type of axe. This axe comes from an old Austrian collection, and we assume that it's from the Austrian/German area, so from the subgroups to the corded ware culture, Baden and Bell-beaker cultures. The execution is equal to the finest north-European finds from the battleaxe culture. The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1452643
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A lovely red-brown colour silex axe, dating to the late neolithic singlegrave-Daggertime period, ca. mid-late 2nd. millenium BC

The axe is very attractive with a flat/thin blade, highly polished in the front part and with visible 'seams' along the edges.

Size: 18,5 cm. long and 6,5 cm. wide.

Condition: Near mint! A small ancient chip in one corner of the bit othervise razor sharp. Deep red-brown patina.

Old Danish Private Collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1452534
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A nice lot of four Danish Neolithic Axes dating to 4th-3rd mill BC.

The lot consist of a unpolished axe from late Mesolithic / Early Neolithic period, and three thinbladed axes dating to c. mid 3rd mill BC. All three with polished sides.The 'thinbladed' types of axes, developed in the later 3rd mill. where the flintsmiths began to make more specialised, smaller tools.

Sizes up to c. 11 cm - 4,3 inches.

Condition: A nearly superb lot of axes with just a few chip...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1452370
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A lovely mottled orange-black granite stone battle axe, Native American, likely central Illinois, Paleo-Indian people, ca. 5000-3000 Years old.

An interesting type of axe, very finely made for the type with a squarish blade and a grove. Attractive symethric lines and sharp bit. An unusually attractive stone used - an orange speckled granite.

This axe comes from a Swedish collection and was previously described as Swedish but after research and help from a dedicated costume...