Roman Green glass unguentarium. Circa 2nd-3rd century AD. Intact. Size: 13.5 cm H. Provenance: From the collection of Mr. Octavio Sarda, Barcelona. Purchased from 1968 to 1983. Price: 650 euros.
Egyptian bronze figure of Harpocrates. About 25th-26th dynasty. Very fine piece with electrum and cooper inlays,incised details and text. Size: 11,5 cm H. Unrestored very fine condition. Price: 7000 euros.
A greek terracotta figure of standing woman. 3rd century B.C. 21,8 cm H without stand. Provenance: private european collection. Price: 2.000 euros.
A greek terracotta figure of seated woman. 3rd century B.C. Fragmentary but unrestored. 12,5 cm H without stand. Provenance: private european collection. Price: 1.500 euros.
A greek terracotta figure of a naked aphrodite. 3rd century B.C. Fragmentary but unrestored. 17 cm H without stand. Provenance: private european collection. Price: 1.800 euros.
Guttus of shallow rounded cushion-like body with flattish closed top. The medallion is showing the frontal head of an archaic fashioned lion. From the blurred details can be concluded that the mold was in use during a long time.
Stepped ring foot, a loop handle is set on the shoulder. The spout with rounded rim-molding. Narrow gouged groups of verticals and crossed x-motifs on the body.
For a related guttus in the Louvre Paris (inv. no. N 2169 (ED 807)), cf. fig. 215 and pp...
Etruscan bucchero ware kantharos of canonical shape with twin high-swung strap handles and a pedestal foot. A dented ridge at the join to the straight wall.
This is a kantharos of the standard coastal type known from workshops in the Etruscan cities of Vulci and Cerveteri; Rasmussen’s type 3e.
For similar kantharoi cf. items 240-242 in: Ines Jucker. Italy of the Etruscans. Mainz 1991.
Etruscan, circa 600 BC
H. handle 11.3 cm (4.4 in)
Egyptian funerary cone for Huy from Athribis, also known as Amenhotep, son of Hapu.
The stamp reads: The revered one before Osiris, the king's scribe, Huy of Athribis, justified.
Amenhotep, son of Hapu, was a multifaceted personality, who held a number of important offices under Amenhotep III (1388–1350).
After his death, he was deified and revered for his teachings as a philosopher and for his art of healing well into the Ptolemaic period.
Amenhotep/Huy was the own...
Small bronze statuette representing Priape standing, his chiton up to his waist, revealing his intimate parts.
Roman art, 2nd century A.D.
Height : 1.9 inches (4.8 cm)
Condition: Very good condition.
Sarcophagus fragment of a wooden polychome panel representing Anubis during the sacred rituals described in the Book of the Dead.
Egyptian art, 22nd dynasty.
Height : 8.3 inches (21 cm)
Length : 9.1 inches (23 cm)
Condition: Good condition.
Wear no repaints.
Interesting Sicilian lebes gamikos with two high swung vertical handles decorated with feminin profiles on both sides. Very modern graphism that certainly inspired numerous contemporary artists.
Greek art, Sicily, 4th century B.C.
Height : 7 inches (17.7 cm)
Condition: Very good condition.
Marble fragment of an Hecateion, dedicated to the godess Hecate who was a mysterious divinity linked to magic. She had the power to grant prosperity. Patron deity of magicians, she presided over crossroads in the form of a three-headed monument or three women holding hands with their backs to a central column.
The monuments which have survived are modest in size and may well have been placed in private homes.
Roman art, 2nd century B.C., hellenistic period...
Very unusual small fishplate decorated with three fishes around a central hollow circle painted with black stripes. The details of the scales are rendered in added white. The edge of the plate is decorated with waves-patterned frieze. Three circles enhanced with added white ornate the plate.
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A rare and impressive fishtail dagger, Type V, dating to the later part of the Danish Neolithic period, the socalled Daggertime, c. 1800 BC.
The dagger is done with exceptionally fine miniature knapping in a piece of terrific patinated silex, the colour is red and brown, please look at all the pictures.
Type V daggers are quite rare, this particular dagger has been re-sharpened in antiquity and done in fine quality!...
A rare and impressive unfinished lancet-type dagger, dating to the later part of the Danish Neolithic period, the socalled Daggertime, c. 2200-2000 BC.
The dagger is massive and done with rough knapping in a piece of terrific patinated silex, the colour is red brown, please look at all the pictures.
Size: 24 cm. and rather massive in hand.
Condition: Choice for type.
Ex. Danish Private Collection (ex Bruun Rasmussen auction sales).
Sea encrusted terracotta Greek round bowl. Standing on a round bas. With extensive worm and barnacle encrustations. 3rd Century B.C. 5 inches diameter. 2 inches high. Intact. Ex.
David Liebert, 1980s.
c. Mid 2nd Century- Early 3rd Century A.D.
Originally part of a larger funerary stele, it would have most likely depicted the woman as a bust, with the level of relief decreasing from top to bottom. In this particular example, the woman is depicted with a long, thin face and well delineated features. The lips are slightly pursed and the eyes and nose are both prominent...