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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1331231 (stock #20141700)
CULTURE: Greek PERIOD: 4th century BC MATERIAL: Terracotta DIMENSIONS: Height 15.4 cm REF: 20141700 PRICE: 1,800 euros PROVENANCE: A private collection, Europe, acquired in the 1980s. CONDITION: The body and the head in a good state of preservation. DESCRIPTION: The woman is modelled naked with a cloak that covers partially her legs and genitals. Her body is upright and slightly inclined forward and to the left...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1331229 (stock #20142190)
CULTURE: Greek, Attica PERIOD: 5th Century BC MATERIAL: Pottery SIZE: Height 11.2 cm REF: 20142190 PRICE: 1,100 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection D.D., London, formed bettween 1975 and 1980. CONDITION: In good condition, intact. DESCRIPTION: A pale pottery lekythos decorated with the black-figure technique. The front of the vessel has a figurative decoration. There are wide flat bands on the base and the mouth and a decoration of parallel lines on the shoulder...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1331228 (stock #2014263)
Cultura: Luristan, western Iran Período: c. 9th - 7th Century BC. Material: Bronze Dimensiones: Length 23.5 cm, Height 9 cm Referencia: 2014263 Precio: 1,300 euros. Procedencia: Private collection H. B., Oxford. Acquired of Iranian descent, acquired in the 1970. Conservación: In a good state of preservation, only a little crack on the body...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1331227 (stock #20141428)
CULTURE: Ancient Egypt PERIOD: Late Period, 664 - 332 BC. MATERIAL: Wood, stucco and pigments. DIMENSIONS: Height 43.5 cm REF: 20141428 PRICE: 5.500 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection, Paris. Acquired to mid in the 1960s. CONDITION: Good state of preservation, without restorations and original painting. DESCRIPTION: The sarcophagus consists of a box and lid to hold and preserve the body of the deceased...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1331226 (stock #20142291)
CULTURE: Roman PERIOD: 1st - 2nd Century AD MATERIAL: Marble DIMENSIONS: Height 32.8 cm. REF: 20142291 PRICE: 14.000 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection R.T., Belgium, acquired in the 1992. After private collection Mr. B. Cooper, England. CONDITION: In a good state of preservation. DESCRIPTION: Torso of Herma in which an individual probably represents a god. Dressed in a lion skin and the head on the shoulders of the figure suggests that represents the god Hercules...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1331160 (stock #20142275)
CULTURE: Corinthian PERIOD: 6th Century BC MATERIAL: Pottery DIMENSIONS: Height 21 cm REF: 20142275 PRICE: 5,500 Euros PROVENANCE: Private collection of Donald R. Rickman, Germany, acquired before 1950. CONDITION: In a good state of preservation. A broken piece on the mouth has been fixed on. Apart from this no other damage apart from superficial wear to the polychrome. DESCRIPTION: A polychrome pottery vessel of the type known as an alabastron...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1331159 (stock #20141861)
CULTURE: Roman PERIOD: 2nd – 3rd Century AD MATERIAL: Ormolu and cornelian DIMENSIONS: 2.9 cm outer and inner diameter of 1.82 cm REF: 20141861 PRICE: 1,200 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection, Mr. Surrey, England. Acquired at the beginning of the 1970s. CONDITION: In a good state of preservation. Intact. Some of the gilding is lost. DESCRIPTION: A gilded bronze ring mounted with an intaglio...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1331158 (stock #20142183)
CULTURE: Greek, Attica PERIOD: 5th Century BC MATERIAL: Pottery SIZE: Height 20.4 cm REF: 20142183 PRICE: 2,500 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection D.D., London, formed between 1975 and 1980. CONDITION: In a good state of preservation with a general loss of the glaze. DESCRIPTION: A classical form Lekythos with a pyriform body sitting on a disk-shaped base with a strap handle, long neck and trumpet-shaped lip with black-figured decoration over a light clay...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1331157 (stock #20141590)
CULTURE: Ancient Egypt PERIOD: Late Period, 664 - 323 BC MATERIAL: Wood, stucco and pigments. DIMENSIONS: Height 17 cm. REF: 20141590 PRICE: 2,200 euros PROVENANCE: Private collection M.D., France, acquired between 1965 - 1970. CONDITION: In good state of preservation. With some faults in the polychromy. DESCRIPTION: Egyptian mask in wood with serene expression painted in earth white color, decorated in black marking the eyes and eyebrows...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1331156 (stock #20141678)
CULTURE: Greek PERIOD: 4th century BC MATERIAL: Terracotta DIMENSIONS: Height 12.8 cm REF: 20141678 PRICE: 2,400 euros PROVENANCE: A private collection, Europe, acquired in the 1980s. CONDITION: In a good state of preservation. Part of the right arm is missing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1331154 (stock #20142284)
CULTURE: Ancient Egypt PERIOD: Early Dynastic Period, c. 3500 - 3000 BC MATERIAL: Diorite Porphyry DIMENSIONS: Diameter 28 cm; Height 14 cm. REF: 20142284 PRICE: Price on Request PROVENANCE: Private collection, Belgium. Acquired in the 1970s. CONDITION: Good state of preservation. DESCRIPTION: The condensed globular body has a perfectly rounded bottom where the vessel stands in an ideal balance on a tiny spot of just a few square millimeters. The undercut rim is slightly convex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1331153 (stock #20142039)
CULTURE: Roman PERIOD: 1st Century AD MATERIAL: Marble DIMENSIONS: Height 20 cm REF: 20142039 PRICE: 15,000 Euros PROVENANCE: Collection of Mad. Th. Saen, Belgium, acquired after 1975. CONDITION: A fragment in a good state of preservation, with superficial wear in some areas. DESCRIPTION: A bust of the goddess Venus of which only the section from the shoulders to the waist remains. Although this is only a fragment of a larger sculpture of undeniable quality, we observe that the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1331114
A Sumerian seal in the shape of a lions head, Jemdet Nasr period, c. 3000-2900 B.C.

The seal made in cream marble with fine red veins.

size: 3,1 x 3,6 cm

The seal amulet in the form of a lion’s head. Drill-hole design on back with grazing animals, one horned, hole pierced through middle laterally. A very beautiful and rather scarce seal in this condition!

Ex. Estonian Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1331085
The sacred Nile perch with a pointed nose, the slender body with a long dorsal fin and a forked tail. The ventral fins connect to an integrally cast sled-shaped base.
Crowned with a modius which is topped by the horned sun-disk and a frontal uraeus. A suspension loop behind. Incised side fins and broad collar around the neck.
The oxyrhynchus fish helped Isis to find the dismembered Osiris in the Nile and became thus the patron of the deceased and the supporter of their revival in ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1331083
Terracotta bust with softly modeled features. The face shows prominent eyebrows, a full nose and fleshy lips. The hair is combed.
Some crazes on the bridge of the nose and on the forehead denote how the clay was pressed into the mold.
Remains of the original red color used to render the male skin.
Terracotta
Etruscan, 4th-3rd century BC
H. 18 cm (7 in)
H. with plinth 20.8 cm (8.2 in)
Broken at the neck with one missing shard out of the shoulder. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1331081
Terracotta head of a veiled woman with well delineated features. Lips and tip of the nose squeezed sideward when the head was taken from the mold.
The hairdo arranged in separate strands ending in drop-shaped curls that cover the ear.
One issue with Etruscan votive offerings was the disposable space in the temples. From time to time votives used to be ritually buried in properly arranged repositories called botroi.
Half-heads were a space saving solution as they could be p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1331026
Terracotta head of a young boy with neatly modeled features. The face shows marked eyelids, a prominent nose and fleshy lips. The chin with a nice dimple. Remains of the original white wash and traces of red pigment used to render the male skin. Moldmade and reworked with the modeling stick as noticeable with the nicely combed hair. The Etruscans knew a great variety of votive terracotta items they used to place in their temples. The present head may have been offered in gratitude for the hea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1331025
Fine almond shaped lamp with linear decoration on the shoulder. The fill and the wick hole are surrounded by a pronounced rim. The channel running to the nozzle is decorated with four dots. Conical handle at rear. The base shows concentric circles and a star at center.
The lamp was taken from two almost new molds as deducible from the neat outcome.
Almond shaped oil lamps originate from the Levant and are a common type during the Umayyad and the Abbasid periods. The early lamps ha...