TITLE: A red-figured fish-plate
CULTURE: Magna Graecia, Greece
PERIOD: 4th Century BC
DIMENSIONS: Diameter 20.8 cm.
PRICE: 2,800 €
PROVENANCE: Private collection of T. Wagner Miret, Barcelona. Formed between the years 1950 and 1970.
CONDITION: Intact. In good condition. Provided of TL test.
A circular plate with a wide body on a high cylindrical foot flaring to the base, and with an overhanging rim...
TITLE: Pyxis and cover
CULTURE: Magna Graecia, Greece
PERIOD: c. 320 BC
DIMENSIONS: Diameter 16 cm.; height 6.5 cm.
PRICE: 2700 Euros.
PROVENANCE: Private collection P. D.,
CONDITION: Intact. In good condition.
A pyxis decorated with vegetal and figurative motifs. The cover is the most highly decorated part of the container...
A fine, openwork, faience falcon Horus amulet, with intact suspension loop on his back. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. 1 inch long, 1 inch high. Private New Jersey collection, ex. old Arizona estate collection.
Depicted couchant, wearing the horned disc crown and with intact suspension loop on his back. 26th-30th Dynasty, 600-300 B.C. Intact. Ex. old Belgian collection of Maria Segers, 1970s.
c. 5th Century CE
This elegant comb is carved from a single piece of hardwood and includes two sets of comb teeth, one fine and one medium.
In superb condition with only a minor piece missing from outer comb edge.
16.5 x 9.52 cm (6.5 x 3.75 inches)
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The Copts are an ethno-religious group located in North Africa and the Middle East...
c. 2nd-3rd Century CE
This solid cast bronze figure stands with his weight on his left foot. A quiver is slung over his left shoulder and he holds a money bag in his right hand. This figure is most likely a depiction of Mercury (Greek Hermes) and a caduceus would have been held in the, now missing, right hand of the deity.
In very fine condition. Missing right forearm but otherwise intact with natural gray-green patina throughout...
This attractive piece is a silver bowl that is Greco-Thracian, and dates circa 4th-3rd century B.C. This large piece is approximately 9 inches in diameter, by 2.4 inches high. This piece is intact, and is a complete example that has a nice dark gray patina with some spotty dark black deposits. In addition, there is some minute root marking and an attractive multi-colored iridescence that can be seen on various sections of the piece...
Chalcolithic Buff Pottery Flange Juglet, ca. 4400 - 3300 BCE. Found in the Holy Land, 4 1/2" x 6" x 4 1/4". Small chips and earthen encrustation, but in very good condition. In ancient Israel, olives, grapes, pistachio nuts and dates were first domesticated in the Chalcolithic period...
This group of Greco-Roman ceramics date circa 4th century B.C.-1st century A.D. All of these pieces are intact, and have no restoration/repair. This group has: (1) Greek blackware skyphos, approximately 7 inches wide from handle to handle, by 2 inches high, circa 4th century B.C. (1) Greek Apulian dish, approximately 4.2 inches in diameter, by 1.5 inches high, circa 4th century B.C. (2) Greek Apulian blackware lekythos, approximately 3.2 inches high, circa 4th century B.C...
A Roman marble torso of togatus
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
Depicted standing with the right leg slightly advanced, the left arm straight along the body and the left slightly raised to hold the toga draped over the left shoulder, wearing a long sleeved tunic, 110cm high.
English private collection, acquired from Bruce McAlpine, London, in 1978.
Price: 38.500 euros.
TITLE: Handle of a patera
PERIOD: Archaic period, 3rd Century BC.
DIMENSIONS: Height 21.5 cm.
PRICE: 17,500 Euros.
PROVENANCE: Private collection of A.P.P., Europe, 1970.
CONDITION: In good condition. The figure is intact.
An elegant handle from a patera in the form of a human figure. It represents a kouros, the ideal upright male figure in ancient Greece...
A draped youth strides to the left and holds a sprouting tendril. His hidden left hand rests on the hip and creates a radiating sequence of suspended folds.
For a related motif, cf. Vienna, Kunsthistorisches Museum: IV3741, Beazley Archive as vase no. 9031314.
Much preliminary sketch. The delicate inside drawing rendered with a bristle brush or a hair, dipped in thick paint. The ground line with a band of ovolos.
Two bands of strokes on the reserved shoulder. The side of the...
Squat lekythos decorated with a recumbent sphinx with raised forepaw.
Nice rendition of the female head and of the feline body. The front of the raised wings with tiny dots. The tail with a bushy tag.
Published 1936 in: CVA Poland, Collections Diverses, 24, pl. (106) 1.17. Also Beazley-Archiv vase no. 1011919.
Attic, late 5th century BC
H. 9.3 cm (3.7 in)
In ancient times a hole was purposely drilled in front of the sphinx to prevent that the vas...
A large multi-colored painted cartonnage fragment, with a long column of hieroglyphic text which reads "Anubis, in front of the divine booth, giving bread, beer, oxen, fowl and every good and pure thing. Words to be recited by Menesh
Words to be recited by Horus-the-youthful-one? Words to be recited by Anubis, foremost of the divine booth," flanked by a register on the left, consisting of seven deities including the Four Sons of Horus. A central deity depicting a human body with the head of a b...
This attractive piece is a Greek Boeotian blackware kantharos that dates circa 450-425 B.C. This piece is approximately 7.6 inches high, by 7.5 inches wide from handle to handle, and is a large example. This esoteric piece has a nice even lustrous black glaze, with a multi-colored iridescent patina over the glaze, and a high degree of eye appeal. This Greek kantharos is a Classic Period type vessel, as can be seen with the two looped handles and the long stemmed base, and this piece is also c...
This nice piece is a Roman bronze "crossbow type" fibula that dates circa early 4th century A.D. This piece is approximately 3.6 inches long, by 2.25 inches wide, and is in mint to superb condition. This complete and intact piece has a main body that was cast as one piece, and there are three small decorative spheres were later added with pins. The single intact attachment pin was added to the horizontal arm, and engages in the straight section of the vertical section. This thin attachment p...
TITLE: Torso of a dancing satyr
PERIOD: 1st Century BC to 1st Century AD
DIMENSIONS: Height 25 cm
PRICE: 16,500 euros
PROVENANCE: Private collection of Mr. P.R., Belgium, formed in the 1980s.
CONDITION: The fragment is in a good state of preservation.
The piece represents the torso of a satyr. It is slightly inclined to the right giving an idea of movement and dynamism as would be expected of a...
Jackal-headed god of mummification, depicted striding and wearing a pleated kilt. Late Period, 600-30 B.C. Suspension loop on back. 1 1/2 inches high. Chip on left ear, otherwise intact. Private New Jersey collection, ex. old Arizona estate collection. Anubis became associated specifically with the embalming process and funeral rites.