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A very interesting pair of Medieval-Gothic style fire starters, ca. 14th.-15th. century Europe.

These are most likely firestarters, the have small loops in the end to carry them for example in a key-ring or belt.

Size: 9,5 cm. and 7,9 cm.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$395.00
An early medieval style Iron Padlock, European, likely Flanders / Dutch, ca. 16th. century.

Cast and wrought lock. Very beautiful with a large arched moveable part of Gothic style and a lock with four reenforcement rings of iron. Keyhole at one end. The lock was cobber braized or plated in the renaissance manor and much cobber can still be spotted in parts of the surface (see pictures).

Size: A large and heavy lock, 13,5 cm. long and around 10-11 cm. high.

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$195.00
A very nice lot of two rare keys, ca. 12th.-16th. century.

The lot consists of a very rare small Iron key with a Tulip-shaped bow, likely dating Medieval pre 1500s and perhaps much older!

Size:6,2 cm.

The other key, a Renaissance period type, likely dating to the 15th.-16th. century, though the bid looks more like 14th. century. The key is copper-brazed / plated with cuprite many highlights when you take a closer look.

Size: 8,7 cm.

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$150.00
Interesting bronze spoon with a decorated handle, likely dating to the Byzantine - Early Medieval period, 10th.-14th. century AD.

The spoon very finely decorated and in bronze, the shape not typical for Roman spoons, patina clearly ancient.

Size: 17,5 cm.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1367820
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$150.00
A late Roman bronze spoon with figural shaft, dating to the late Roman period, ca. 3rd.-6th. century AD.

Interesting piece with a small figure on the handle - that would be a figure with a headdress in one angle and a figure with his arms over the head in another angle.

Size: 10,8 cm.

Condition: Choice, interestingly the flaws from the casting proces never was filed off, so it might be a buriel piece or a piece find in the remains of an ancient workshop.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1367818
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A superb Byzantine bronze spoon, 6th.-10th. century AD.

An interesting and very attractive bronze spoon, dating to the Byzantine - early medieval period.

The Spoon with a large and a smaller spoon, possible for medical use(?). Finely decorated handle and a large spoon. Smaller spoon as finial.

Size: 12,7 cm.

Condition: Superb! Wonderful chestnut brown patina.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$195.00
A rare large and massive Gate Key, European Early Renaissance, 14th.-15th. century.

The key in massive forged Iron, a thick folded iron handle with a round bow, substantial square cut out bit.

Size: 15,5 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, minor loss to the stem, othervise relatively good metal and strong for the type.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$195.00
A rare and massive European Gate key, Late Medieval, ca. 14th.-15th. century.

A very heavy key with kidney-shaped bow and a very thick stem and bit. Remnants of copper plating on the surface.

Size: 21,3 cm. long and 8,3 cm. wide over the bow! Weight: ca. 300-350 grams.

Condition: Basically intact with very heavy patina and corrosion and loss of metal to the bit.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$250.00
A very large late Medieval or early Renaissance gate key, ca. 15th. century AD.

Massive forged key for a thick Gate, or enforced heavy door. The key with a very slightly oval hammered bow and a rather primitive bit, long folded and hammered stem.

Attractive and impressive antique Key!

Size: 19,4 cm. heavy!

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$250.00
Large iron door key, Late Medieval 14th.-15th. century AD.

The key with a slightly oval bow and a long stem tapering against the rectagular bit with several grooves or slots. A cast key

Size: 17,3 cm. - A large key for the early date

Condition: Escarvated and in exceptional condition, good metal.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$150.00
Lovely iron door key, Late Medieval 14th.-15th. century AD.

The key with an almost round bow and a long stem tapering against the rectagular bit with several grooves or slots.

Size: 12,8 cm.

Condition: Escarvated and in fine condition, good metal for the type.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$150.00
A smaller Iron chest or door key, European Medieval period, ca. 14th.-15th. century AD.

Interesting key with a Kidney-shaped bow and beautiful designed bit.

Size: 7,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, sound metal for this early excarvated type, nice iron patina.
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$295.00
A very rare large and massive Gate Key, Eurpean Early Renaissance, ca. 15th. century or earlier.

The in massive forged Iron, a thick handle with a marked collar before the broad kidney-shaped bow, the size of a small hand. Large square cut out bit.

Size: 17,1 cm. long, the bow nearly 7 cm. wide and the key with a max thickness of nearly 2 cm.

Condition: Choice, minor loss to the tip, othervise good metal and strong for the type.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1700 item #1367614
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$175.00
Rare very early Pewter spoon with a fig-shaped bowl, ca. 15th.-16th. century AD.

A fine medieval/renaissance pewter spoon, hexagonal handle and a fig-shaped bowl with a makers mark of a sun symbol with a central S.

A rare piece for sale.

Size: 14,6 cm.

Condition: Choice for the very early period, not an earthfind, good metal with a strongly patinated backside

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1700 item #1367491
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$250.00
An incredible detailed and elaborate pewter spoon, once silvered, Probably Dutch, ca. 1620-1650.

The spoon well decorated on the handle with a deep drop-shaped bowl, Early Baroque style finial with angels.

Size: 17,5 cm.

Condition: Fine, some cleaning scratches, patinated, fresh metal, not excarvated.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$275.00
A beautiful Latten bronze spoon w Pine finial, England, 16th. cent.

The spoon very elegant with an oval bowl and the pine finial. Interestingly a clear makers mark of three spoons or keys in the upper side of the bowl. Made in Latten - an alloy of bronze.

Size: 15,6 cm.

Condition: Choice, remnants of old silvering on the bowl and mark from contemporary repiar during use on the handle.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pewter : Pre 1700 item #1367486
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$495.00
An extremely rare and highly interesting pewter spoon from an important collection, Probably England, 15th. century

The spoon with a flat handle horned or crowned bust as finial and a wide round bowl.

One of the finest and rarest pewter spoons we've ever seen!. With makers mark on the back in form of three hearts.

Size: 16,5 cm.

Condition: Choice for type, greyish patina, smooth wear.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection
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$195.00
Large iron door key, Late Medieval 13th.-15th. century AD.

The key with a completely round bow and a long stem tapering against the rectagular bit with several grooves or slots.

Size: 15,2 cm.

Condition: Escarvated and in exceptional condition, good metal.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection