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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1410172
Senatus Consulto
$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
Senatus Consulto
$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 : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1406594
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$750.00
A red-ware ceramic Tripod Ever, Chinese Neolithic Period, Early 3rd. millenium BC.

Splendid intact ceramic, extremely rare due to it's massive size for the type and the fact that this is an ever, not a Jar that is much more common.

The tripod with very thick moulded tappering legs a moulded spout and applied handle at the back.

Very attractive and a 'must' at our very low price for any collector of early Chinese Neolithic pottery!

Size: 20 cm. in diamet...
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 #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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399957
Senatus Consulto
$750.00
A very nice set of two rare bone harpoons or hunting spears, dating to the later Mesolithic or early Neolithic period, ca. 6th. millenium BC.

Both spears have three barbs and both carved out of ribs. Fine glossy dark patina.

Size: 8 cm. for the smallest and 10,5 cm. for the larger.

Ex. Private Collection.

This lot comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark. The license will be issued after sale - estimated delivery of the ite...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399955
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A choice larger polished thickbutted Danish Neolithic axe dating c. 3000-2500 BC.

The axe is polished on both side leaving the smaller edges or sides unpolished. A symethric and beautifully polished axe with a fine ancient greyish patina. The axe has been in several old collection hence the different collection numbers in black and red ink.

The thickbutted axes began to replace the thinbutted types in the last part of the 4th mill. and became the dominant during the firs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399834
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
A nice slender type of boatshaped battle axe, from the late battleaxe period, ca. 2400-2200 BC.

A finely made battle axe with great lines and curves, boat-shaped and highly polished. Very elegant axe.

Size: 15,4 cm. long.

Condition: Choice and completely intact with no chips, rough surfaces.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark. The license will be issued aft...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399602
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
An superb mint condition Silex Axe from the Daggertime, Late Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2400-2000 BC.

A scarce Adze made to be mounted horisotically to the shaft. Very skillful knapping with fine seams on all edges, the bit knapped concave for woodworking purposes. Very attractive and high quality Silex, patinated in the finest red and gream brown colour.

Size: 15,5 cm., one of the best axes, we've seen of this type ever.

Condition: Mint condition, with a su...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399601
Senatus Consulto
$550.00
A very beautiful Thin-butted type of Axe, 3rd. millenium BC of the Danish Neolithic Period, found at Sealand, likely from the early Singlegrave culture, ca. 2800 BC.

A substantial heavy axe for it's size, very well made with attractive seams along all edges, curving broadsides and great symethri overall.

Size: 16,5 cm. long.

Condition: Mint condition, with an exceptional rose or pink patina and a good amber colour on other parts! A Marsh find.

Ex. D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399599
Senatus Consulto
$550.00
A very attractive large Silex Axe from the Time of the Great Buriel Mounts, Early 3rd. millenium BC.

The axe is of the Thin-butted type, unpolished and with fine visible knapping and seams on the edges. Extremely attractive red patina. The fossil inclusions, makes a great display of colours.

Size: ca. 22,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, almost as made with a typical undeveloped butt.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399537
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
An amazing large Silex Axe from the Daggertime, Late Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2200-1800 BC.

The axe imitates the large bronzeaxes from Early European bronzeage. Extremely wide blade and a very small butt. Finely polished broadsides with unpolished sides. Very attractive and high quality Silex, patinated in the finest brown, orange and red. The fossil inclusions, makes a great display of colours.

Size: 19,2 cm., one of the largest axes of this type.

Condit...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399507
Senatus Consulto
$495.00
A superbly excuted and polished battle axe, from the late battleaxe period, ca. 2400-2000 BC.

Very symethric with sharp lines and edges, superbly polishing, with a mounting hole near the butt / rear end.

Size: 15,5 cm. long

Condition: Superb near mint

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark. The license will be issued after sale - estimated delivery of the item ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1399505
Senatus Consulto
$650.00
A nice slender type of boatshaped battle axe, from the late battleaxe period, ca. 2400-2000 BC.

A finely made battle axe with great lines and curves, boat-shaped and highly polished. One end blunt to function as a hammer. Very elegant axe.

Size: 14 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, some corroded patches, minimal edge roughness.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark....