This pleasing piece is a Viking bronze buckle that dates circa 9th-10th century A.D. This intact piece is approximately 3.4 inches in diameter, and is complete save for a small edge chip. This large example has a hand stamped dotted double border, and a raised central boss that has a hole in the center that is approximately .5 inches in diameter. There is a smaller hole, at the side of the central hole, that has a folded pin within that rotates back and forth. This bronze pin is an intact... Click for details
These two fine designed pieces are two matching Viking bronze bracelets that date, circa 9th-10th century A.D. These two Viking culture pieces are approximately 3 inches long, by 2.6 inches in diameter for one bracelet; and the other bracelet is slightly larger and is approximately 3.1 inches long, by 2.8 inches in diameter. Both of these beautiful examples have matching hand stamped intricate pattern design work, and they were made from a single sheet of bronze, hand stamped, then folded into... Click for details
This nice piece is a Viking bronze pendant that dates circa 9th-10th century A.D. This piece is approximately 1.7 inches high, and the round plaque section is approximately 1.2 inches in diameter. This piece was made from two sections, one being the flat round plaque, and the other, is the strap loop that has a single rivet securing it to the main body of the piece. The round plaque has a hammered dotted border, and a hammered Christian Byzantine type cross design that has a round center. ... Click for details
These two scarce bronze pieces are from the Urnfield culture, and date late Bronze Age, circa 13th-10th century B.C. These two matching detailed pieces are each approximately 4 to 3.6 inches in diameter, as they are elliptical in shape. They each have an opening that is approximately 1.22 inches wide, and these were made to fit on the upper or lower arm. Each piece also has an incised "line-and-herringbone" design that is seen running around the entire outer edge of each piece, and runs from... Click for details
Large stone Gandhara female figure dating to the 2nd-3rd century AD. The stone frieze with the Moon Goddess seated in an alcove wearing a crescent moon shaped crown. Very feminine features and pose as the moon is associated with the divine femine. Measures: 5 x 10 inches. A scarce type and in good condition!
This group of Twelve, which is Group 34 of the last pieces in the Dr. Allen Heflin collection (AXH.1402.R3N2, AXH.1403.R1N1, AXH.1403.R1N2, AXH.1404.R1N2, AXH.1404.R1N3, AXH.1404.R2N2, AXH.1404.R3N3, AXH.1404.R4N2, AXH.1424.R1N1, AXH.1442.R3N1, AXH.1443.R2N1 and AXH.1449.R2N3) contains an assortment of items found or collected by Heflin while he lived in or visited different countries throughout the world. In all of the Heflin groups of Twelve that follow, each item or grouping is individually... Click for details