Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1253841
Ostracon Ancient Art
$650.00
Head of a Bodhissatva slightly turned to the side. The face shows delicately modeled heavy lidded eyes, a prominent nose and a sensitive mouth. Pierced elongated earlobes with earrings.
The Bodhissatva wears an ornate headdress, constructed of ribbons and jewels, which may indicate that this is a representation of Shakyamuni prior to his enlightenment.
Remains of brown-ochre incarnate with details in red color.
Stucco
Gandhara, 3rd/4th Century AD
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1235211
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1400.00
Tall oil bottle with an offset lower end enhanced with black dots to appear like the cupule of an acorn.
The belly decorated with the head of a lady wearing a white fillet. To her sides dot rosettes and filling ornaments flanked by leaves. A large palmette beneath the handle.
The tall neck and the shoulder area decorated with fluting. Tall rimmed mouth and strap handle. The shape originates from Athens and was produced during the late 5th century BC...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1206986
Ostracon Ancient Art
$340.00
The diademed goddess seats on a block-shaped throne and wears a heavy cloak drawn over her head. Her hands rest on her knees; the feet are placed together.
For an almost identical piece cf. lot no. 37 in: P. C. Bol. Bildwerke aus Terrakotta aus mykenischer bis römischer Zeit. Melsungen 1986.
Terracotta
Boeotian, 5th century BC
H. 8.7 cm (3.4 in)
Fine condition. Minor spalling on the surface. Encrusted with sinter deposits...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1187737
Ostracon Ancient Art
$680.00
Free standing female figure with flattish body, outstretched arms and concave base. The elongated face shows distinctive facial features with a pointed nose and a prominent chin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1055271
Ostracon Ancient Art
$850.00
Experienced representation of a vigorous hand-modeled bull. The triangular forehead with a vertical groove, the ears barely set off from the short horns, the tail skillfully set around the croup. Terracotta. Etruscan or Italic Terracotta Bull, 5th/4th century BC. L. 15.7 cm (6.2 in). One leg missing, otherwise intact with slightly abraded surface. Organic soil deposits in places. Nice example. Swiss private collection (data will be provided to the buyer)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #830520
Ostracon Ancient Art
$880.00
Naked dwarf squatting on a rectangular plinth and holding his hands in front of the belly. The head with big almond-shaped eyes, thick nose and nice archaic smile. The hair on the back with horizontal steps. This kind of paunchy dwarf figurine is thought to be inspired by the dwarf god Paitakos, the Egyptian patron of children. For a Rhodian example cf. S. Mollard-Besques, Catalogue Raisonné des Figurines et Reliefs en Terre-Cuite (1954) 38 fig. B221. Terracotta. East-Greek, 530-520 BC. H...