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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1432555
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$1,950.00
A wonderful large silex axe, Time of the great buriel mounts, Funnelbeaker Culture ca. 3800-3500 BC.

Superb quality, great size with perfect symethri, typical of the large axes of the 'Peasant' age polished to an almost glass-like degree.

Exceptional colour for these - mottled brown patina, these are often grey or white.

Size: 29 cm. in length, scarce and in high demand as a type

Condition: Choice! a minor old chip to the edge. Wonderful warm brown pat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1432554
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$3,450.00
A massive and very impressive silex axe, Time of the great buriel mounts, Funnelbeaker Culture ca. 3800-3500 BC.

Superb quality, very large axe with perfect symethri, typical of the large axes of the 'Peasant' age polished to an almost glass-like degree.

Exceptional colour for these - even brown patina, these are often grey or white.

Size: 34,5 cm. in length, one of the largest axes, we've ever sold, so very rarely seen on the market.

Condition: Choi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1431656
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An unusually massive and long ncient European Chalcolithic Period Copper Axe, Northern Italian or Austrian Alps region, dating to 3500-3300 BC.

We have specialized in ancient weapons and tools for more than 20 years, and so far this is the largest of the early type of Copperage weapons, we've seen with it's 19,5 cm. in length and the 850-900 grams weight!

It's a type of axe that was found with the famous ötzi the Iceman, who lived in the Alps in this period ca. 3300 BC, ju...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1431498
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$850.00
Important collection of 8 stone axes and tools, Egyptian, 4th. millenium BC.

A selection of 8 ancient stone axes in Basalt, Gneist and perhaps Jadeite or Jasper(?), These are in high demand and typical for this period in Egypt, used for everyday work of grinding and chopping, wooden carvings, cosmetics etc.

A gem collection with some beautiful colours!

Sizes: 2,5 to nearly 6 cm. for the largest axes.

Condition: Mostly intact, beautiful polishing ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1431496
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$875.00
Important collection of 11 stone axes and tools, Egyptian, 4th. millenium BC.

A selection of different tools in Basalt, Jasper, Gneist and perhaps Jadeite, mainly small axe shapes for grinding spices and cosmetics. Lot also include a wonderful fully polished fragment of a cosmetic palette.

A gem collection with some beautiful colours!

Sizes: 2,3 - 4,3 cm.

Condition: Mostly intact with a few with smaller nicks.

Ex Collection of Karl Jakob M√...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1430824
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$295.00
Lot conisists of two large celts or axes, a drop-shape piece in grey stone, lightly rough and a triangular axe in green stone, finely polished, 1st. millenium BC.

Sizes: The grey axe 14,5 cm., the green one 12,7 cm.

Condition: Choice, a few minor chips, very nice patinas.

Provenance: From an important German collection of Hermann Hemeick. The collection of 71 stone objects was collected on trips to the Dominican Republic between 1960 and 1984. The exceptional col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1430823
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$295.00
A pair of stunning rare Precolumbian stone tools or carving, Taino Culture, Hispaniola, pre 15th. century AD.

Interesting lot of two grey stone artifacts; one a rectangular stone tool with rounded corners and sides, verysymethric carving in a vulcanic hard stone, possibly a pestle, 10 cm. long and 8 cm. wide and 6,5 cm. thick, so quite massive. The other other an interesting granite looking stone shaped in human form or mummyform, 11,3 cm.

Provenance: From an important Ger...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1430822
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$295.00
A wonderful group of Taino stone axes, dating from the 1st. millenium BC (Pre-Taino).

The finest piece a slender pointy battle axe type in the superbly polished brown stone, is a later type after the 1st. mill. BC, the other two celts, a drop-shape piece in green stone and a triangular axe in grey stone, 1st. millenium BC.

Sizes: up to ca. 12 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, a few minor chips, very nice patinas.

Provenance: From an important German collect...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1430810
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$350.00
A very large ancient stone axe, Taino, Hispaniola, ca. 1st. mill. BC

A very rare axe head, oversized with grows, pre 14th. century, but likely made already in the 1st. mill. by the pre-Taino culture.

Provenance: From an important German collection of Hermann Hemeick. The collection of 71 stone objects was collected on trips to the Dominican Republic between 1960 and 1984. The exceptional collection was documented and published by the collector and sold 2008. Comes with docu...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1429426
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$250.00
A good Danish Neolithic boatshaped shafthole axe, Single grave culture, 3rd. millenium BC.

Fine type, could have been used for both work and battle. The tecnique used to work this axe was not 'knapping' but minute crushing of the surface of the stone using a pointy instrument, very difficult and time consuming work.

Size: Approx 12 cm. long and 6 cm. high, compact type weighing ca. 700 grams.

Condition: Choice, beautiful lines, greyish patina and weathering, comp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1429425
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$275.00
Attractive Danish neolithic dagger, dating to early 2nd mill BC. (ca. 1800 BC). The dagger a type with defined handle in greyish and brown flint.

Fine workmanship to the blade and handle with micro knapping and defines seams.

Size: 145 mm.

Condition: Choice, minor roughness to the point.

Ex Oksholm collection. Important: This item comes with a standard export license issued by Danish Ministry of Culture, when shipped outside Denmark. The license ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1429423
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A large ancient bronze dagger or short sword, Western Asia, ca. 1200-1000 BC.

The dagger with a long relatively broad blade, and an integral folded handle, made to take inlays of bone or wood, now lost.

Size: 39,4 cm.

Condition: Choice! Cleaned with very fresh good metal as seen in the pictures, green, red and purple patina remains.

Ex. Dæhnfeldt Collection, c. 1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1428558
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$450.00
A huge bronze Lance or spear, Ancient Near East, likely Amlash / South Caspian Sea area 1200-800 BC.

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

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

Size: 43-44 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, a few very minor knick to the blade, nice metal under an amazing bronze patina in the col...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428379
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$375.00
A choice tanged bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to 2nd mill BC.

'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age. Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

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

Size is c. 45,5 cm. - 18 inches.

Condition: Choice - some roughness to the edges. The blade has a bend at the point.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428369
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$550.00
A choice and large Western Asian bronze sword dating to c. 2nd mill. BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword with round shoulders and a prominent central midrib. The tang has a bend near the tip.

Size is 51 cm.

Condition: A choice sword with some encrustations. Vry slight edge roughness. Nice green bronze patina. Will improve much if cleaned properly.

Ex. Danish Private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428364
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$595.00
A large & heavy Western Asian tanged bronze short Sword dating to 2000-1000 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

The sword is massive, and heavy in hand. The tang is bend and the blade with rounded, raised shoulders and a flat central midrib. The edges are still sharp, with only slight roughness.

Size is 46,5 cm.

Condition: Superb - very sligh edge roughness and beautiful green and azurite patination.

Ex. Danish private collection. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Prehistorical item #1428362
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$475.00
A superb and X-large tanged bronze lance, Amlash, Ancient Near East, 1200-800 BC. 'Luristan' Turkmenistan / Uzbekistan bronze age.

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

A beautiful lance that would have been highly efficient on combat.

Size: c. 41,5 cm. long.

Condition: Choice. Beautiful green bronze patina. Slight roughness to the edge.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1424174
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$195.00
A beautiful and rare Danish silex (flint) Axe from the Daggertime, a Late Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2200-1800 BC.

The axe likely imitates the large bronzeaxes from Early European bronzeage. Partly polished broadsides with unpolished sides, in family with the daggers of the late period with visible seams. Very attractive and high quality Silex, patinated tones of brown. The fossil inclusions, makes a great display of colours.

Size: 12 cm.

Condition: Choice, nea...