Egyptian, Roman and Greek Antiquities by Explorer Ancient Art



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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #968877
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$15,000.00
Large Roman marble relief depicting two nude erotes, with small pot bellies and exposed genitalia, and wearing long, flowing robes. 2nd/3rd Century A.D. 13.5 inches high X 15.25 inches wide. Mounted. From a French Private Collection, acquired in Paris during 1960s-1970s. Erotes are a group of winged gods in Classical mythology. They are associated with love and sexual desire, and form part of Aphrodite's retinue...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1165926
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$8500.00
Corinthian column krater depicting a grazing goat with long curved horns and delineated beard, the reverse depicts an owl in the center between two birds with outstretched wings and a tongue decoration above, and a long necked goose or swan depicted underneath each handle. 6th Century B.C. 9 7/8 inches high. Ancient losses as shown. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153756
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$7900.00
The god of forests and woodlands, he is shown as a muscular nude figure wearing an animal skin, draped diagonally around his upper body. His left hand cradling a bunch of fruits in the animal skin, his missing right arm probably held his characteristic pruning knife. 1st/2nd Century. 8 inches high. Mounted. Ex. California private collection. Acquired in Rome, 1967...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153763
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$3800.00
Tyche was originally a Greek goddess of chance but she was converted to a goddess of prosperity with cities under her protection. She is the daughter of Hermes and Aphrodite, and is the Roman equivalent of Fortuna. Depicted seated, with serene facial expression, wearing a long drapery garment and hair pulled back in a rear bun. Repaired at the neck and some ancient loss down her right arm. Ca. 2nd/3rd century A.D. 8 3/8 inches high. Ex. Froelich collection, NY., 1980s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #952231
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$3200.00
A fine Roman terracotta Aphrodite/Venus, standing nude in a sensuous pose on an integral base, pulling a voluminous cape around her back, with a dolphin depicted on her right side. Single line of inscription on the back of the base. 1st Century AD. 12 1/4 inches high. Repaired...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1232038
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$2900.00
A large, hollow molded, attractive female head, with prominent facial details, mouth open, possibly representing an illness with swollen glands underneath the face, face framed by the tightly curled hair, parted in the middle. Overall light surface encrustation. 4th/3rd Century B.C. 8 1/2 inches high. Minor chips on base, otherwise intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1170610
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$2800.00
With thick, wavy locks framing his face, and a full beard and moustache, his head surmounted by a modius. 1st Century B.C./1st Century A.D. 3 1/2 inches high. Intact. Mounted. From a California collection. Serapis was a composite of several Egyptian and Hellenistic deities. He was created by Ptolemy I in an attempt to form a bridge between the Greek and Egyptian population under his rule....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1014928
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$2750.00
A group of four cycladic marble leg fragments. 1800-2000 B.C. Range from 1 1/2 inches for smallest to 2 inches high for largest. Mounted. From a New Jersey collection. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1116518
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$2500.00
Her oval face with full rounded chin, smiling mouth, strong nose and finely incised almond-shaped eyes, her wavy hair surmounted by a high diadem and a suspension hole on the crown. Late 6th Century B.C. 5 inches high. Intact. From a NYC estate. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1015126
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$2500.00
Fine bronze jug with high handle, flat round base, wide body and round mouth. 3rd/4th Century B.C. 5 1/2 inches high. Intact. From a NYC private collection. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1101944
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$2500.00
A fine Roman bronze arm, bent at the elbow, with well-definewd fingers and fingernails. 2nd/3rd Century A.D. 5 3/4 inches from elbow to tip of fingers, 3 1/4 inches from above the elbow. From an old New Jersey collection. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #836594
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$2500.00
The sensuous goddess, with her weight resting on her left leg, her right leg bent at the knee, her left hand with defined fingers covering her pubic area, her right hand covering her left breast, exposed buttocks on back and her hair falling on her shoulders. 2nd/3rd Century. 3 inches high. Mounted. Ex. NYC collection....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1041527
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$2450.00
Roman bronze applique of the young Dionysus, the god of wine. With elaborate coiffure including grape clusters, his eyes inlaid with black and white glass. 2nd/3rd Century A.D. 1 3/4 inches wide X 1 3/4 inches wide. Mounted. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #995402
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$2250.00
Ancient bronze figure of the fertility god, presenting fruit arranged over leaves hanging at sides of arms, with his distinctively large erect penis extending from beneath. He wears a long cloak and pants of probably goat skin, his stern bearded face, with hair held in a bun at back. 1st/2nd cent. A.D. 2-7/8 inches high. Intact. Mounted. From a NYC collection. The Greek protector of gardens and domestic animals and fruits. He is a son of Dionysus and Aphrodite, and a strong phallic fertility...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #988974
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$2,250.00
Finely cast bronze handle, depicting an eagle, with well-defined feathers, perched on top of an openwork pedestal with concentric ring designs on the pedestal. Brownish-green surface patina. Intact. 3 5/16” high. 1st/3rd Century A.D. Mounted. Private NYC collection, acquired in 1990 on the NYC art market....