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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. Danish Private Collect...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1408390
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$750.00
A superb and large thinbutted Danish neolithic axe dating to Time of the Great Burial Mounts, c. 3500-3000 BC.

A skilfully knapped axe, made with defined seams on the edges. Well proportioned design.

The thinbutted axes were introduced along with the transition from hunting and gathering to agriculture. The axes were used to clear the woods and prepare the ground for crops. This particular axe though, would perhaps have been used for offerings, because of it's size, but cou...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1407162
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$895.00
Here’s a really large Neolithic greenstone Axe from the early Funnel Beaker Culture, dating to around 4000-3500 BC.

A massive axe in hand, weighing 3,1 kg. on the kitchenweight.

The axe is made out of greenstone that was polished into the four-sidet shape. 10-12 cm from the edge, the axe ‘hollows’, indicating the place where the axe was fastened to the shaft.

A large and impressive axe measuring: 29,5 x 10 x 5 cm / 11,6 3,9 x 2 inches. The size indicates that t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1407133
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$795.00
A beautiful Danish neolithic axe, thinbutted type, dating to late 3000-2500 BC.

The axe is made out of beautiful white flint with smooth, polished surfaces on the broad sides. The narrow sides are left unpolished.

A very beautiful axe in hand with an edge nearly exactly as it was some 5000 years ago, when a skilled flintsmith shaped and polished it.

Thinbutted axes were developed for clearing forest and make room for fields to grow crops in the early days of agricu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1405759
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An important and very large thickbutted Danish neolithic axe in Museum Quality, dating to later part of the 4th mill BC.

This axe is a very rare specimen because of its immense size: 32 x 8,5 x 4,3 cm - and weighing 2,5 kg. on the kitchenweight.

Thickbutted axes began to occur in around 3000 BC. in Danish neolithic culture.

They replaced the thinbutted axes, that had been the preferred axe-shape since the transition from hunters and gatherers to agriculture...
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.

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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 : 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 : 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.

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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1401084
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$275.00
The dense green and black speckled votive axe is crafted as a celt form, probably in diorite, with a human-like head and outlined grooved areas delineating the waist, and legs.

This type of idol and axe combined are usually called an axe-god and highly valued among collectors for the artful and archaic style.

Size: 7,7 cm. long and 4,2 cm. wide.

Provenance: Old Niedersachsen (German) collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1401076
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$350.00
An outstanding chisel, dating to Singlegrave time, c. 2800-2400 B.C.

The chisel measure 157 mm. and is nicely balanced with a slighty curving shape. The chisel is polished approx halfway up on each side leaving the rest unpolished with visible knapping details. It's patinated in a marvelous reddish-brown colour.

A very attractive chisels of a good size and scarce with this fine patina.

Condition: Choice, sharp bit.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1400446
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A scarce pointed neck type of axe in fine blackstone, 4th millenium BC.

The axe is exceptional for the type, symethric and polished on all sides. Done is a beautiful completely black stone.

Size: 17 cm.

Condition: Choice, mininal chip.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with a COA. This item also 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...