Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1331085
Ostracon Ancient Art
$860.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1329307
Ostracon Ancient Art
$5,200.00
Pear-shaped disk with straight bottom and separately applied tang.
The incised text starts with the title of the lady who owned the mirror and reads: For the Adoratrice of Hathor, the beautiful and great goddess, Nek.
Bronze
Egyptian, Late Period, ca. 600 BC
W. 14.2 cm (5.6 in)
H. with tang 16.6 cm (6.5 in)
Intact and of very good overall condition with attractive patina on both sides. Displayed on a wooden base.
German collection B...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1285026
Ostracon Ancient Art
$460.00
Nicely bent bronze figure of Harpokrates cradling a large cornucopia in the crook of his left arm. The youthful god is depicted nude and stands by a staff which is slung by a snake.
The curly hair is surmounted by a stippled floral wreath with a small double crown at center.
Harpokrates was the infant son of Isis and Horus and symbolized both youth and fertility. As usual he is depicted with the right forefinger close to the lips...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1279637
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,450.00
Cast bronze statuette of the bull-god Apis striding on a rectangular pedestal.
Animal with heavy dewlap, no sun-disk between the horns. Faint incisions on the back to render the usual winged scarab, a saddlecloth and an open-winged vulture.
The Apis bull was worshipped as a manifestation of the Memphite creation god Ptah. The bull was therefore a kind of servant, who was himself divine.
Bronze
Egypt, Late Period, 712-33 BC
L. 5.5 cm (2.1 in)
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1279636
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,350.00
Full cast Osiris wearing the white crown with uraeus and flanking plumes over goat horns. The head with pleasant features and a false beard.
The mummiform god of the Egyptian underworld is holding the crook and the flail; his fists are positioned horizontally at the same level.
Bronze
Egypt, Late Period, 712-332 BC
H. 12.4 cm (4.9 in)
H. with stand 14.6 cm (5.75 in)
Good quality and condition. Losses on the sides of the crown...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1269045
Ostracon Ancient Art
$4,200.00
Bronze lion-headed Sakhmet wearing a sun disc and uraeus headdress...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1269043
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2,200.00
Bronze cat seated on haunches with two small kittens at her feet, both encircled by the curled tail.
The cat’s ears pierced and adorned with tiny gold earrings. Loop for suspension on the back.
Cats were associated to Bastet, the cat-headed goddess of Bubastis, patroness of women and a goddess of maternity.
For similar cats in the Petrie Museum Oxford cf. items no. UC36440, UC62229 and UC62228.
Bronze
Egyptian, Late Period, 712-30 BC
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1243092
Ostracon Ancient Art
$420.00
Miniature situla decorated with a lotus flower base and linear geometric decoration above.
The bulged rim with double suspension loops on top.
The situla was a ceremonial vessel. It usually contained water which was used during religious and funerary rites.
Bronze
Egyptian, Late Period, 712-30 BC
H. 6.8 cm (2.7 in)
Intact. Overall blue-green surface patina. Fine condition.
Collection of Robert J...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1131512
Ostracon Ancient Art
$3200.00
Hollow cast bronze figure of a baboon squatting on a stepped plinth.
The animal is seated on his haunches with the forepaws on his knees. The tail is drawn around the body to his right, the genitalia are exposed.
The cape-like mass of fur is incised with dotted scales. Skin folds along the forepaws and on the sides.
Crisp facial features with prominent supra-orbital ridges, deep set eyes and a dominant, protruding muzzle. Wearing a small lunar disk headdress...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1127416
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2600.00
Cast bronze statuette of Apis striding on a rectangular base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre 1492 item #1124302
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1650.00
Bronze lion with open roaring mouth, ruff-like mane and a curling line rendering the musculature on the shoulder.
Nice facial details and laid-back ears. A square nozzle at rear.
The style is characteristic of Persian-period depictions of lions from Egypt and allows a dating to the Achaemenid empire.
For a comparable lion-shaped furniture leg carved in wood cf. item 1996,0928.1 in the British Museum.
Bronze
Egyptian, Persian Period, 27th Dynasty, 525BC-404BC ...