Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330809
Ostracon Ancient Art
$860.00
The rim decorated with three lions running to the right and a basket with vine branch and grapes.
Fine bowl on a low ring base, the rounded floor with an incised circle on the bottom, the flat rim with a groove on its outer face.
The detailed relief decoration was taken from separate molds and applied to the rim.
For similar decorative elements and for the discussion of the class cf. nos. 999-1046, pp. 75-75, pp. 221-223 and plates 51-52 in: John W. Hayes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1328985
Ostracon Ancient Art
$890.00
Large bowl with shallow floor, straight wall and flared rim fold at the outside edge. Standing on a short straight ring foot.
Bronze
Late Roman, 4th/6th century AD
D. 23.8 cm (9.4 in)
H. 9.6 cm (3.8 in)
Nice green patina with thick deposits in places. Intact and of pristine condition. Tiny holes on the wall.
Schuler Auktionen Zurich 2009.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1327761
Ostracon Ancient Art
$60.00
Lot of old fingerings:
Bronze ring with Arabic inscription on the bezel. Hoop bent and glued. H. 1.95 cm (0.8 in)
Late Roman bronze ring with the depiction of an eagle on the bezel. The hoop corroded. H. 2.2 cm (0.9 in)
Silver ring with undecorated bezel (some scratches). Hoop broken. H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1318454
Ostracon Ancient Art
$40.00
Bone token of square shape with a central hole and drilled circles on each edge.
Bone
Byzantine, 9th-11th century AD
2.3 cm x 2.2 cm (ca. 0.9 in)
Intact, excellent condition.
Schuler Auktionen Zurich (Switzerland), September 2006 sale.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1313493
Ostracon Ancient Art
$480.00
Bronze disk decorated with concentric lines and a raised edge. The mirror surface slightly bent.
Bronze
Roman, 1st/2nd century AD
D. 13.4 cm (5.3 in)
Nice spotted patina. Surface of the mirror reddish with some scratches; dark line caused by solder/heat (?). Handle missing.
Swiss art market, data to the buyer

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1312452
Ostracon Ancient Art
$180.00
Figural bronze handle in the shape of two stylized dolphins meeting at a central knob. The dolphins show vestigial fins on the sides and swung fin tails of almost floral shape.
The handle was attached to a wooden box. Hammered bronze wires clasp the handle. They were inserted through the wooden board and bent behind...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1311491
Ostracon Ancient Art
$220.00
Decorative case with large knife blade with down-curved spine, a rather straight and very sharp cutting edge and a short straight tang. A small saltire is marked on the blade. L. 16.5 cm (6.5 in). Medieval period onwards.
Below on the left a couple of incised bronze bolsters with remains of the corroded iron blade in between. These were intended to strengthen the blade-handle section. 2.4 cm (0.9 in) and 1.6 cm (0.6 in).
At center the small pommel of a tang blade...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1279448
Ostracon Ancient Art
$60.00
Roman iron key, 2nd/3rd century AD – L. 6.5 cm (2.6 in)
Roman bronze padlock with an incised fish (?) on top, 2/3 century AD – L. 3.2 cm (1.3 in)
Glass inkpot with nice iridescent patina, Roman to Islamic – 4.5 cm (1.8 in)
All fine condition.
German private collection T. B., thence German art market (data to the buyer)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1202022
Ostracon Ancient Art
$480.00
Roman bronze attachment with the winged Eros is holding a phial with both hands to pour out some liquid.
A cloth is wrapped around the god’s belly, the upper end flapping in the wind in front of the wing.
The appliqué was attached to a bronze vessel as discernible from the remains of solder at rear.
Bronze
Roman, 1st/2nd century AD
L...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1199245
Ostracon Ancient Art
$280.00
Large Roman plain dish with shallow floor, slightly offset from the gently raised wall with flat rim. Faint circle at center. Attractive reddish-orange color.
Ceramic
Roman, North Africa, 4th/5th century AD
D. 22 cm (8.7 in)
H. rim 2.5 cm (1 in)
Intact with appealing color and smooth surface. Root marks.
Ex S. T. collection, Chard (England), 1960s.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1188060
Ostracon Ancient Art
$190.00
Carved Roman bone pin with flying bird terminal. The bird may be a swan or a goose judging from the elongated neck.
Delicate carving of the long neck, the raised wings and the vestigial feet. The tail feathers bulged at the join to the pin.
Bone
Roman, 2nd to 4th century AD
H. 9.5 cm (3.7 in)
Intact, fine condition.
German art market (data will be disclosed to the buyer)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1188058
Ostracon Ancient Art
$190.00
Roman bone pin topped by a finely carved winged horse. A suspension hole pierced through the shaft just behind the Pegasus.
Bone
Roman, 1st to 3rd century AD
H. 9.5 cm (3.7 in)
Two legs missing, otherwise fine condition.
German art market (data will be disclosed to the buyer)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1188057
Ostracon Ancient Art
$140.00
Rare Roman hairpin with a flat terminal carved in the shape of a gryllos, a fantastical creature that is part human, part animal. The present example reminds of a bearded man with ram-like horns, converging with an elephant (?)
Grylloi were a popular subject on Roman intaglios.
Bone
Roman, 2nd to 4th century AD
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1163426
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2100.00
Banded yellowish agate with a tall muse holding a lyre. Her slightly bent head is carefully carved with detailed hairdo and chinon. The garment is fixed around her chest and falls in many folds. The belt is indicated with four beads and the lyre enhanced with bands...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1163425
Ostracon Ancient Art
$850.00
Layered orange gem with a gryllos to the right.
The imaginary creature is composed of a striding peacock with a large tail feather, two Janus-like masks and the trunk of an elephant holding a maze.
Close to form no. 7, p. 15 in: Die antiken Gemmen des Kunsthistorischen Museums in Wien. Vol 1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1161581
Ostracon Ancient Art
$680.00
Red garnet bowl with the rare motif of a butterfly flying upon a torch.
The butterfly is related to Eros. Its connection with the torch represents the concept of blind love searching for the light by which it is consumed.
Garnet bowl
Roman, 1st/2nd century AD.
1.06 cm (0.4 in) x 0.39 cm (0.2 in)
Upper side intact with a few scratches, tiny chip out of the reverse.
Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1122579
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2400.00
Head with the attributes of an infant such as a rounded forehead, a fleshy nose and chubby cheeks. Linear cut on the eyebrows, the chin with two drilled holes just below the lower lip.
Grave expression conferred by marked heavy eyelids and pressed lips. One ear completely modeled; the other only cursory because of its closeness to a now lost panel behind.
Behind the child’s right ear a short curl, the typical hairdo of the Severan period. The hair is hold with a fillet which is s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1107474
Ostracon Ancient Art
$320.00
Roman bronze chest handle with a panther head protruding from a central knob. The almost heraldic head is rendered with knob ears, a nicely chiselled mane and arched eyebrows which merge into the nose. The recessed face with chiselled eyes and a slit mouth below.
The preserved outstretched leg to solder the handle on a bronze vessel.
Bronze
Roman, 100-300 AD
Size from head to leg 9.4 cm (3.7 in)
Excellent quality and condition with nicely rendered details. Righ...