bronze age weapons

Bronze Age Bronzes

925
BRONZE KNIFE
XXI-XVI c. B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Double-edged wide blade with guard, midrib in the middle and along perimeter on both sides. Flat haft. 5.8" (14.7 cm).

$ 650

See: Gimbutas M. Bronze Age Cultures in Central and Eastern Europe. Paris, London, 1965, p. 227, 156-1.

926
BRONZE KNIFE
XX-XVII c. B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Double-edged, leaf-shaped blade with faintly defined midrib. Narrow haft with rectangular cross section. 5.5" (14 cm).

$ 275

927
BRONZE KNIFE
XX-XV c. B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Double-edged, rhomboidal leaf-shaped blade with faintly defined midrib. Narrow haft with rectangular cross section. 5.2" (13.2 cm).

$ 275

928
BRONZE SPEARHEAD
XVI-XII c. B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Leaf-shaped blade with an oval stop at shaft. Well defined midrib. Long narrow haft with rectangular cross section. 5" (12.7 cm).

$ 450

The term "knife" is tentative. It could be used as spearhead or javelin as well. There is no definite point of view as to its function among scholars.

929
BRONZE KNIFE
END OF III- BEGINNING OF II MIL. B.C.
BALKANS

Cast. Thin, wide, double-edged wide leaf-shaped blade with slight midrib. There are two symmetrical holes for hilt attachment. 5.6" (14.2 cm).

$ 550

930
BRONZE KNIFE,
SECOND HALF OF III- FIRST HALF OF II MIL. B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Double-edged, broad leaf-shaped blade with faintly defined midrib. Narrow haft with rectangular cross section. 6.7" (17.2 cm).

$ 550

The term "knife" is tentative. It could be used as spearhead or javelin as well. There is no definite point of view as to its function among scholars.

943
BRONZE KNIFE,
XX-XV century B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Double-edged, rhomboidal shaped blade. Narrow haft with rectangular cross section. 3.5" (8.9 cm).

$ 250

The term "knife" is tentative. It could be used as spearhead or javelin as well. There is no definite point of view as to its function among scholars.

944
BRONZE SPEARHEAD
END OF II- BEGINING OF I MIL. B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Double-edged leaf-shaped blade. Well defined midrib graduating to a conical socket. Two diametrically opposed holes on upper socket to secure the shaft. 6.2"(15.7 cm)

$ 450

1277
BRONZE CELT
XII-X century B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Hollow-cast. Rectangular form, with oval socket with reinforced rim, two external handle-loops on vertical seams at top. Cutting plane with parabola outline, vertex is in between handles. L. 3.8" (9.7 cm).

$ 575

936
BRONZE CELT
XIV-XII century B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Hollow-cast, hollow in upper half. Body flaring and faceted at cutting edge. Oval socket with beveled reinforced rim; one external handle-loop on the vertical seam. Molded in low relief lines from seams to rim. 4.1" (10.4 cm). Part of the rim is absent (ancient loss).

$ 375

931
BRONZE BRACELET
XI-IX century B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Wide, rectangular plate with pin at one end and symmetrical composition in relief in the center. Longitudinal axis of "cord" with central spiral terminated by pairs of s-shaped spirals. Undecorated portion with other pin is absent (ancient loss). 5"(12.7 cm)

$ 450

354
PAIR OF BRONZE BRACELETS
XII-VIII century B.C.

Forged bronze. Concave, with three faint ribs in wider area and narrowing to the free ends swirled into volutes. 2.4" x 1.1" (6.1 x 2.8 cm).

$ 475

424
MIDDLE BRONZE AGE NECKLACE
Mid 2 Millennium B.C.

Necklace consists of: twelve cylindrical cast beads with alternating sections of wound spirals and serpentine; five double disc beads with concentric circles with granule in centers; twenty four arched beads with two granules at the ends; four arched beads with concentric circles; fourteen semi-globular beads. 19.3" (48.9 cm).
Christie's, NY, Ancient Jewelry, 12/05/2001, lot 22.

$ 3000

935
PAIR OF MIDDLE BRONZE AGE PINS
Mid 2 Millennium B.C.

Cast. Two horn-shaped pins with disk-shaped terminations and pierced from the termination's center to the side of the pin. Decorated in wider area with spirals with raised knobs in the centers, longitudinal row of raised knobs and row of serpentine. One of the pins is broken in the middle and mended. Length of curve 6.3" (16 cm).
Christie's, NY, Ancient Jewelry, 12/05/2001, lot 22.

$ 1000

933
BRONZE DISC-PIN
BEGINNING OF I MILLENNIUM B.C.
SOUTH-EASTERN EUROPE

Cast. Wide flat plate with contour wave-line at junction with pin. Pin is conical in shape, enlarged in place where perpendicular hole is made. 5.8"(14.7 cm)

$ 250

397
BRONZE FIBULA
X-VII century B.C.

Forged bronze. One-piece fibula with hammered flat catch-plate and single coil spring. Decorated with indented lines along the arch. 4.1" x 3" (10.4 x 7.6 cm).

$ 600

415

Bronze celt
XIV-XII century B.C.   SOLD

940

Bronze sickle
XIV-XII century B.C.   SOLD

937

Bronze dagger
XIV-XII c. B.C.   SOLD

268

Bronze age bronze axe
eastern europe
XXI-XVII century B.C.   SOLD