EUROPEAN BRONZE AGE ART

Treasures From The Beginnings of European Civilization



WEAPONS ORNAMENTS FIGURES VOTIVE POTTERY


WEAPONS AND TOOLS

8931. UNFINISHED TROY TYPE STONE AXE, ca. 3500-1500 BC. The axe with notch where socket is normally found. 3.9 inches. Heinrich Schliemann found similar examples at Troy with only notches such as this has rather than completely drilled socket holes.

$250.



8519. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE POLISHED STONE ‘EGG’. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 1.5 x 2.5 inches.

$350.



8520. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE POLISHED STONE. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. With shallow drill hole. 1.25 x 2 inches.

$150.



ORNAMENTS

6251. A BRONZE AGE INCISED GORGET. North central Europe, c. 1st millennium BC. The jet? crescent-form gorget with deeply incised dot and line pattern. 4.25 x 4.75 x 0.5 inches. Excellent condition with minor cracks and deposits. See a very similarly shaped gorget in ‘Archaeology’, Sept/Oct 2001 p. 16 where it is noted that these are found in southern Sweden, Germany and Poland. Rare.

$2450.



8214. AN EXCEPTIONAL BRONZE AGE BONE HAIR ORNAMENT, c. 2nd millenium BC. With notches and central openwork with hole at top. 3.3". Excellent condition.

$1250.



8215. A BRONZE AGE BONE HAIR ORNAMENT, c. 2nd millenium BC. With notches along the top. 4.8".

$250.



8512. ORNATE EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BRONZE CLOAK PIN. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 5.25 inches.

$150.



BRONZE FIGURES

8216. IBERIAN BRONZE HOUND, c. 8th-7th century BC. A large example of these very rare early Iberian bronze figures representing a large hound in an alert posture. 6". On custom lucite stand. Front paws missing, otherwise in excellent original condition. Very rare. Reverse view.

$2450.



VOTIVE OBJECTS

8213. AN INSCRIBED VOTIVE OFFERING STAND. Europe, Megalithic Period, c. 3rd millennium BC. The stand with four stubby legs (one lost) and incised corners and annular inscribed center. 1.6 x 1.6". Intact. Very rare.

$1250.



POTTERY

8933. RARE EUROPEAN IRON AGE TRIPLE SPOUTED VESSEL. Hungary? ca. 1st millennium BC. The burnished brown ware pot of heavy fabric with three finely symmetric spouts with everted rim, a base of similar form, the sides decorated with chevron and pricked dot designs. 4.5 inches. Very rare. A real gem!

$1250.



8426. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE POT. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 6 x 6.5 inches.

$750.



8430. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE POT. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 4.5 x 5.5 inches.

$650.



8434. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE POT. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 4 x 4.5 inches.

$850.



8443. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE POT. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 3.5 x 4 inches.

$650.



8453. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BEAKER. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 3 x 3.25 inches. Rare type.

$450.



8466. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BOWL. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 1.75 x 3.25 inches.

$350.



8468. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 3.75 x 5 inches.

$450.



8469. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 3 x 4.5 inches.

$450.



8470. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 3.25 x 4.5 inches.

$250.



8472. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.75 x 4 inches.

$2750.



8473. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 3 x 3.75 inches.

$1850.



8475. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.75 x 4.5 inches.

$350.



8483. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.5 x 3.25 inches.

$1450.



8455. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BOWL. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.5 x 7.25 inches.

$450.



8456. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BOWL. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2 x 5.75 inches with crenelated rim.

$450.



8457. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BOWL. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 1.75 x 5 inches.

$250.



8460. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BOWL. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 1.5 x 5 inches.

$350.



8463. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE BOWL. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. Boat shaped. 2.5 x 7 inches.

$450.



8488. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE DIPPER CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.5 x 6.25 inches.

$850.



8489. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE DIPPER CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.25 x 5 inches.

$350.



8491. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE DIPPER CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.5 x 6 inches.

$350.



8492. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE DIPPER CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2 x 5.5 inches.

$350.



8494. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE DIPPER CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2 x 5.75 inches.

$250.



8495. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE DIPPER CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2.75 x 5.5 inches.

$250.



8500. EUROPEAN BRONZE - IRON AGE DIPPER CUP. Central Europe, 3rd-1st millennium BC. 2 x 4.75 inches.

$150.