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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1390724
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$295.00
A superb condition Egyptian Predynastic stone axe, c. 4000 - 3000 BC.

A typical Egyptian Pre-Dynastic axe in the triangular shape with a rounded butt / rear end.

Carved and polished in a beautiful black hardstone, with the neck still with signs of the carving tecnique and the lower blade superbly polished.

Size: ca. 75 mm. long.

Condition: Mint state with light deposits / patina, the edge perfectly rounded and sharp.

Provenance: Jytte Soelbe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1388395
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$165.00
A rare handle from a Kris in back ebony, depicting a seated Demon, ca. 17th. century AD or earlier.

Beautiful carving, completely intact and thus rare! Size: 85 mm.

Condition: Superb for type (material and age!)

Ex. Old Swedish collection, bought locally.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1385386
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$495.00
Superb and large broad bronze 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 in bone or wood, now lost. Extremely nice and scarce tanged sword.

Size: ca 47 cm. long and ca. 6 cm. broad (max.)

Condition: Intact, fine metal below a thick uncleaned green patina, basically as found and will improve much when cleaned.

Ex. Dæhn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1385370
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$295.00
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)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1385367
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$425.00
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 sword.

Size: ca 37 cm. long and 5,7 cm. broad (max.)

Condition: Intact, fine metal below a thick uncleaned patina, basically as found and will improve much when proberly cleaned.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre AD 1000 item #1380175
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$250.00
An interesting very early European Knife or dagger sharpener, likely 15th.-17th. century.

The piece with a finely cast bronze handle with a bulls head near the blade and other game on the handle, so likely a piece used in hunting to sharpen a hunting knife or hirschfänger.

Size: 21,5 cm.

Condition: Intact, with some surface corrosion to the blade.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1379457
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A fearsome and highly interesting small spear or large arrow point, ancient near East, 2nd.-1st. millenium BC.

We have never seen such a refined design in our 20+ years of dealing with ancient weapons. It came in a lot from old collection and it was like ''wow''! The point with ca. 2 cm. long with narrow / thin barbs or wings. Reenforced middle section and a medium long tang.

Size: 8 cm.

Condition: Superb! That the wings are intact in nothing short of a miracl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1378915
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$950.00
A large and impressive stone axe, Danish, Neolithic, early 3rd. millenium BC

Interesting axe that was certainly used as an offer axe - so for buriel purposes. The axe very skillfully knapped in silex, now with an awesome patina. Unpolished so that the detailed seams are visible, very nice.

The axe is a transitional type between the thinbutted and thickbutted axes and thus made during the early fase of the Single Grave period, 2800-2400 BC.

Size: 27 cm.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1376785
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$495.00
Classic stone spiked mace head, Peru, Inca Empire, ca 1200-1500 AD.

The head of these military maces were shaped with flanges or knobs to allow greater penetration of plate armor.

Size: ca. 10,4 cm. in diameter, thick and slightly concave to better fit the handle.

Condition: Choice! Very good since most specimens are damaged due to battle.

Ex. German Private Collection, since 1976.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1374420
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$495.00
A very beautyful Danish neolithic dagger, dating to ca. 2000 BC.

A type II dagger with defined handle and lancet shaped blade.

The dagger is made of white flint with the 'parallel-knapping' technique which was mastered to perfection by Danish flintsmiths.

Size is 18 cm - 7,1 inches.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Private collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1374273
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$950.00
A very finely patinated Danish neolithic flint dagger dating to around 2200-1800 BC.

A type III dagger with a thin, lancet shaped blade and a thicker handle with a diamond-shaped crosssection and knapped 'seams' on four sides.

A very close predecessor to the fishtail daggers which became the absolute highlight for neolithic flint smiths in their competition with bronze knifes and axes coming in from Southern Europe.

The dagger has a very beautiful mottled dark...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Prehistorical item #1374229
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$1,250.00
A large & and rare antler axe from the hunter Stoneage, c. 9000-4000 BC.

Antler axes had a central position among the Mesolithic hunters and gatherers.

Seemingly they were very personal objects, and was often put in the grave together with the owner. Many antler axes were worn and had repaired edges and shaftholes, which points at the fact that they must have been used through a long period of time.

They were probably not used for cutting trees, but as a kind...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1371000
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$750.00
Large and rare Chinese Ming Tomb pottery figure of horseman carrying a sword, dating to the Ming Dynasty 1368-1644 AD.

Finely detailed warrior on horseback holding a sword in his hand. Fully equipped with detailed armor in green and yellow sancai glaze. Other details in white, black and red pigment. A high quality figure, dating to the Middle Ming period, ca. 1500-1550 AD.

The figure is part of a group lab tested with the TL test by the Kotalla Lab, guaranteed authentic f...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1360850
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$250.00
A wonderful Archaistic Jade carving of an axe with inscription in Chinese on both sides, carved and finely polished in a greyish stone black patches. Likely Qing Dynasty.

Size: 70 mm. high and 41 mm. wide. Attractive! With some inherited corrosion near the edge, but as made.

Ex. Old Danish Collection of Asian Antiques that we just aquired, collected from ca. 1950 to the 1990s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360772
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$295.00
A wonderful Mace-head of rounded very slight piriform, fine high stone quality and perfect polishing

This Mace head was done in a particular attractive piece of stone, Haematite, which is rarely seen as material for a Macehead! The Haematite is black silverish with terrific blod-red inclusions. Made in greater Mesopotamia, early-mid 3rd. millennium BC. Fine rounded shape and polished to a glass-like degree.

Size:ca. 50 mm. 260 grams.

Condition: Choice, minor signs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344297
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$395.00
SUPERB CONDITION BRONZE DAGGER, WESTERN ASIA 'LURISTAN', 1200-1000 BC.

A good very large and heavy specimen for the type. The handle measure 12 cm. in itself and was made to take inlays of bone or stone, now lost. The blade with a broad central section tappering to sharp edges.

Size: ca. 33 cm.

Condition: Superb, wonderful metal, very sound with a fine dark green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344293
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$175.00
INTERESTING SCARCE LANCE OR SPEAR WITH SOCKET, WESTERN ASIA (LURISTAN) 2ND. MILLENIUM BC

A lance or larger spear with a triangular blade with pronounced central rib and very high shoulders.

Size: 24,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, very good metal, completely intact with fine green patina.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1344292
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$195.00
A lovely large tanged bronze dagger in a superb condition for the type, Western Asia, 2nd. millenium BC.

The dagger with a long tang with hole for the rivet and a strong triangular blade with high shoulders that tapers greatly towards the point, made during the later 2nd. millenium BC.

Size: ca. 29 cm.

Condition: Superb. Fine jade-green patina and nice fresh metal.

Ex. Johan Dæhnfeldt Estate Collection (2013).