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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1800 item #1434183
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$2,750.00
A very pretty provenanced collection of ca. 135 US midwest silex spears and arrows, all native Indian items and likely ancient most of them.

The collection was bought together, ca. 1920s by L. P. Wulff of Tennesee. with his stamped envelopes included and ink and pencil inventory numbers plus a lot of old individual tags that would have to be matched again.

The Collection consists of a great mixture of types of smaller to larger spears and arrows, in finely patinated silex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1431485
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A rare and intact massive bronze fibula of spectacles design, Southern Europe, likely Italy, late bronzeage, ca. 9th.-8th. century BC.

Attractive large fibula with long pin intact at the back.

Size: ca. 10 cm. long.

Condition: Choice and completely intact with ancient patina untouched.

Ex Coll. Dr. G√ľnter Wiedner, from ca. 1980s.
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 : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1429427
Senatus Consulto
$150.00
A selection 5 old and ancient native American silex arrowpoints.

These are difficult to date but surely very old and likely ancient. Native Types with fine patinas.

Sizes from 2,8 to 4 cm.

Ex. Okholm Collection



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1429426
Senatus Consulto
$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 #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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1424170
Senatus Consulto
$275.00
A larger thickbutted Danish Neolithic axe dating c. 3000-2500 BC.

The axe is finely polished on the broad sides leaving the small sides unpolished. Beautiful smooth and glossy grey silex. Well executed.

The thickbutted axes began to replace the thin butted types in the last part of the 4th mill. and became the dominant during the third millenium BC.

This specimen is a 'Lindoe'-type - a later development of the thickbutted type.

Size: 16,8 cm. long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1424168
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$495.00
Highly attractive 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 very attractive. One end blunt to function as a hammer.

Size: 11,5 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, minor roughness to the edges.

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 - e...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1424167
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
A nice small type of Danish 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 finely polished. One end blunt to function as a hammer. Very elegant axe.

Size: 9,5 cm. long.

Condition: Perfect condition, some fine patina.

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with a standard export license, when shipped outside Denmark. The license wil...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1424166
Senatus Consulto
$325.00
A large 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: 19 cm. long and 6 cm. high, weighing ca. 1,2 kilograms.

Condition: Choice, beautiful lines, some corrosion.

Ex. Danish Private Coll...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1424165
Senatus Consulto
$195.00
Interesting and typical large specimen of broadbladed silex axes, imitating the celts of the early European bronzeage, made in South East Denmark, during Late Neolithic period, ca. 1800 BC.

The axe unpolished and with visible seams, typical grey-brown Danien silex of Lolland/Falster region and beautiful patina from 4000 years of buriel. Outswayed blade that looks the blade of a bronze celts.

Size: 16 cm.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.

*Important: Thi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1423940
Senatus Consulto
$425.00
A rare, seldomly offered type of close combat bacehead, Danish Neolithic Singlegrave period, ca. 2800-2400 BC.

A fine macehead carved and polished in an attractive red granite stone. The mace of the oval type with a central ridge for mounting it to the pole.

Size: 8,3 cm. long.

Condition: Superb for type!

Ex. Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1423197
Senatus Consulto
$95.00
A Persian Luristan heavy bronze object, likely military, 1st. mill. BC.

It looks like a bronze knuckles or perhaps a caltrop type of devise, we're not certain. Finely patinated and zoomorphic with the point shaped as a beak and with other stylized animal heads applied.

Size: 6,6 cm. wide and 4,1 cm. tall.

Ex. Matthias Steinhausen collection and aquired at Kunsthandlung Aloys Faust, Cologne
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1422465
Senatus Consulto
$250.00
An superb Silex Axe from the early Daggertime, Late Danish Neolithic period, ca. 2400-2200 BC.

- The thin-butted axe, superbly polished on all sides to an almost glass-like degree, with a razor sharp edge or bit. High quality Silex, patinated in a deep greyish brown colour.

Size: 12,3 cm.

Condition: Superb, near pristine condition.

Very scarce in this condition and colour

Ex. Danish Collection, comes with COA.

This item comes with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1422461
Senatus Consulto
$295.00
A nice larger thinbutted Danish neolithic axe dating to Time of the Great Burial Mounts, c. 3500-3000 BC.

A unpolished axe, made with defined seams on the edges. Well proportioned design and attractive.

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 ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1416741
Senatus Consulto
$125.00
A nice very early Anatolian or North Mesopotamian stamp seal, ca. 4th. millenium BC.

The seal doomed and with loop or handle, engraved with an antilope or stagg on the face.

Condition: Choice.

Ex. German Collection (Berlin), collected from the 1980s and onwards. Comes with collectors own notes and photos mounted on filt with a hard wax impression.