Date: 540 -530 B.C.
Provenance: Ex. Sybille Kroeber Collection, Berlin, c. 1964.
Measurements: 4 7/8 in. high (12.5 cms.), 8 7/8 9n. diam. (22.6 cms).
Attic Black-Figure Band Cup in the Manner of the Runners Painter. On either side, a rider on a white horse is flanked by two nude runners and two draped males.
The name runners painter was proposed by Dr. Herman Brijder in his article "Attic Black Figure Cups in Amster ...click for details
Date: 1st Century B.C.
Condition: Intact, mounted on a custom base stand.
Provenance: Ex. New York private collection; European private collection.
Measurements: 12 1/2 inches high (31.75 cms.).
This exceptional portrait of a Romanis carved fully in the round. The face with strong fetaures. The cheekbones and Adam's apple are prominent. Three horizontal furrows line the forehead. The eyes are wide with defined lids and brows. The mouth wit ...click for details
Date: 3rd - 2nd Century BC )Late Period).
Condition: Intact, lower part broken off.
Provenance: Ex. Swiss Private collection, 1980, European Private collection, 1983.
Measurements: 32 3/8 x 14 1/2 inches (82 x 36.8 cms).
An Egyptian painted wood sarcophagus lid. Wraing a striated wig and a large pectoral painted with white, blue, and red. Accompanied by an expertise from Dr. Manfred Weber, Cologne University, Germany.
Date: 945 - 715 BC (Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 24th - 22nd).
Condition: Intact, very lower part broken off, with some restoration on wig and face.
Provenance: Swiss Private collection, 1980, European Private collection, 1983.
Measurements: 47" x 12.4" (119.4 x 31.5 cms).
A Romano Egyptian painted wood sarcophagus lid. Wearing a wig with a black scarab above the forehead and a broad pectoral over the chest. Below is a vertical ...click for details
Date: 2000 B.C. (Middle Kingdom).
Provenance: Ex. Early private collection, 1960's.
Measurements: 20 1/8 x 11 15/16 (51 x 30.2 cms).
Preserving a panel of a wood sarcophagus containing twin "eye" motifs, surrounded by two horizontal rows of hieroglyphic inscriptions, and three vertical rows of hieroglyphic inscriptions to the right. The decoration painted in turquoise, white, and black over yellow.
In an Egy ...click for details
Date: 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
Condition: Intact, very good.
Provenance: Ex private collection from the 1960's.
Measurements: 2 inches high (5 cms), 4 3/4 inches in diameter (12 cms).
Of rounded form and a footed base. All ancient silver cups are quite rare, and gold cups are extremely rare.
Cf: no. 161, p. 115, L'or des Thraces.
Date: 1196 -712 BC, Dynasty XX-XXIV (LATE NEW KINGDOM - THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD).
Material: Painted wood.
Provenance: Ex. Private collection from the 1970's.
Measurements: 6 1/2 inches high (16.5 cm.).
Preserving the face, the skin painted off white and details with black, red and blue, with traces of the feathers of the headdress, suggesting the owner was a woman.
Cf: Lot 247, Christie's New York Antiquities auction, 9 Decembe ...click for details
Date: Late 3rd Millennium B.C.
Material: Chlorite stone.
Provenance: Ex: Early private collection.
Condition: Intact, excellent for the body. The head seems to be a recent addition to the original now missing head.
Measurements: 2 inches high for the body only (5 cms), 2.75 inches high with the head (7 cms).
In the form of a seated figure with lap extended forward, and a V-shaped neckline, the body is decorated with dotted motifs in the front. An extre ...click for details
Culture: Near Eastern.
Date: 3500 - 3000 B.C.
Condition: Intact, superb.
Provenance: Ex: American private collection.
Measurements: 2.9 inches high (7.4 cms).
A very rare variety especially in such state of preservation.
Cf: Lot 665, Christie's New York Antiquities auction, 7 December 2000.
Date: 2040 - 1640 BC (Middle Kingdom).
Material: Ring in gold, scarab in amethyst.
Condition: Intact, very good.
Provenance: Ex: Early American private collection.
Measurements:19 mms for scarab, 1 inch wide for ring (25 mms).
Weight: 6.9 grams.
The gold hoop round in section and tapering in each end, decorated with dotted motifs in sections. The scarab in amethyst inscribed with a jackal deity aside and a bird at the bottom with a turned head. The ...click for details