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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1386816
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$250.00
A puzzling ancient carving of high quality, Byzantine to Early Medieval Period, ca. 500-1000 AD.

The finely polished and patinated carving shows a couple - man and woman - en Face, clasping left hand.

The lovely image is perhaps man and wife and could be a representation of an imperial couple. The male figure very detailed with beard and curly hair, the female with a visible right breast.

Fantastic style!

Size: 6 cm. high and 4 cm. wide.

Ex. D...
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$1,395.00
A very rare bronze or Gun-metal European incense Burner, Renaissance, 14th.-15th. century AD.

The burner likely of Spanish origin, and dates back to the late medieval-early renaissance period.

Heavy cast incense burner as typical for the early period (later they became much lighter) with the top in the shape of a gothic Cathedral and with openwork decoration, incl. hearts.

The top and bottom of incense burner secured with chains for hanging it or swinging it in chu...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1700 item #1379825
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$295.00
From an old Estate, we recently purchased one of the earliest Cauldrons, we've handled, North European, likely Germany, ca. 16th. century AD.

The cauldron of the old bronze alloy, used in the period pre 1700s. It has two handles and stands on three short legs. Looks like it has a makers mark on the side and one leg was reenforced in the period. Signs of heavy use and beautiful smooth surfaces with fine brown patina.

Size: 22 cm. wide and ca. 17 cm. high.

Ex. Old ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre 1492 item #1378023
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$295.00
An adorable broad silver ring with engraved cross, Byzantine, / Medieval period, 12th.-14th. century AD.

The ring of fine high grade silver and with engravings on the shoulds and on the bezel, which could have been used as a seal ring.

Size: 21 mm. or US size ca. 11 1/4.

Ex. Old German Collection / Hirsch 316, 2016
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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
Senatus Consulto
$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
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
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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
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$350.00
A huge Gate key of Iron with some bronze/copper, plated or used as inlays - lot's of it actually. Gothic, ca. 14th.-15th. century.

Terrific key with a broad bit with several grooves that forms an M; a very long stem and thick collar.

Size: 22 cm., so this must have been a key for an important building or a city gate in the later medieval period. A highly unusual piece from this period.

Condition: Intact with minor losses, cleaned and preserved earthfind.
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$150.00
Rare large ancient gothic Iron key with a rhomboid bow, 12th.-14th. century

Size: 14 cm.

Condition: Intact but rough, conserved earthfind with find patina, stable metal.

Provenance: Birgit og Bent Wolstrup Collection.
Senatus Consulto
$395.00
HEAVY SPANISH BRONZE MORTAR WITH HIGH RELIEF DESIGN, DATING TO THE LATER 16TH. CENTURY.

Beautifully hand cast with a deeply moulded design of classical portraits enface in relief around the body intersected by ribs.

The mortar is ca. 11,5 cm. wide and weighing app. 1,5 kilograms.

Provenance: Large Danish Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : European Medieval : Pre AD 1000 item #1239774
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$350.00
An extremely rare and attractive silver filigree boat-shaped pendant, Vikings of Gotland, c. 10th.-11th. century AD.

All genuine Viking silver items are rare, so is this elaborate silver pendant, once around the neck of a Viking warrior or a warriors wife.

The pendant is larger measuring c. 26 mm. in length.

A finely crafted pendant with filigree work, shaped as a boat and guilded. Superb quality Viking artwork, found at the now Swedish Island of Gotland and in...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Numismatics : Coins : European : Pre AD 1000 item #1140827
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$350.00
A rare medieval / Viking period silver coin, dating to Vendian or Viking kingdoms of Northern Europe, c. 900-1000 AD. Crude imitation of a Carolingian denar, slightly cup-shaped of fine silver. The coin shows a cross with 4 pellets / a church or another building.

Condition: Good VF or better for type, very nice flan and wondeful old collection tone. A rare coin and unresearched, could be very good!