Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities
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 #1269044
Ostracon Ancient Art
$4,200.00
Seated bronze cat with arched back and noble posture of the head. The tail curled around to the right forepaw.
The head with engraved mouth and large eyes, the erect ears with incised details. The front of the forepaws striated.
The animal is wearing a necklace with a rudimentary Eye of Horus pendant.
Cats were the embodiment of Bastet, goddess of Bubastis and patroness of joy and women.
Bronze
Egypt, 26th-30th Dynasty, 664-332 BC
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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
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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 #1197810
Ostracon Ancient Art
$3400.00
Pristine Egyptian mirror with almost round disk. The tang stepped at the joint to the disk, the spur with one gouged side.
The average thickness of 5 mm gives the piece a weight of 662 g.
For a closely related mirror cf. no. 778 in: J. Vandier d’Abbadie. Catalogue des objets de toilette égyptiens au Musée du Louvre. Paris 1972.
Bronze
Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550-1069 BC
D. 14.2 (5.6 in), H. 18.5 cm (7.3 in)
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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. The sacred bull carries the solar disk with uraeus between the horns and shows an incised triangle on the brow.
On the back the usual saddle cloth framed by open-winged scarabs. The heavy neck with an incised broad collar.
Apis was worshipped as a manifestation of the Memphite creator god Ptah.
Bronze
Egyptian, Late Period, 712-30 BC
L. 5.5 cm (2.1 in)
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #929074
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1350.00
Full cast Osiris wearing the white crown with uraeus and flanking plumes over goat horns...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #918112
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1450.00
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. 4.3 cm (1.7 in), H. with plinth 5.4 cm (2.1 ...