Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #523535 (stock #GD-308)
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$395.00
Beautiful blue/green Ancient Egyptian faience Isis Lactans statue. She is offering her breast in order to nurse her son Horus, wearing a sharp detailed tripartite wig coloured in black faience. From the Third Intermediate Period circa 1000 B.C.

Measures 1 1/4 inches high.

In very good condition, and a much better piece than the picture captivates.

Provenance: Purchased from an English collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #906851 (stock #GD-405)
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$1,950.00
Here you find a very large faience double-sided Eye of Horus. Pierced for suspension. The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection and power and it represents the right eye of the Egyptian falcon god, Horus. As the "udjat" it also represented the sun and was therefore associated with the Sun god Ra. The mirror image or left eye represented the moon and the god Tehuti or Thoth. Dates to circa the Late Period and measures 3.6 inches in width...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #912289 (stock #GD-420)
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$2,790.00
Here you find a dark green glazed ushabti of Padihor with a lappet-wig, a nicely modelled face with a beard and parallel hands in relief. The front is inscribed with incised hieroglyphs and the back, a blank pillar. Was broken above the foot and reattached. Tiny piece of faience missing on the top of the head. Measure 5 3/4 inches in height. Circa 30th Dynasty.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #915709 (stock #GD-427)
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$1,500.00
Here you find a very rare pendant amulet of fecundity, in blue faience, depicts the sky-goddess (mother goddess) Nut as a sow. Seems to be suckling or swallowing her piglets. Dates to the Third Intermediate Period (1085-760 BC). Measures 1 inch in length. “The sky goddess whose arched body formed the vault of heaven gave birth to the sun each dawn and swallowed him each dusk; conversely, she bore the myriad stars each evening and gobbled them up each dawn...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #917134 (stock #GD-430)
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$395.00
An ancient Egyptian miniature faience amulet of a squatting baboon. The god Thoth was particularly associated with scribes. Dates to circa the New Kingdom, Ca. 1550-1070 BC. Top of head missing however much nicer than the picture captures. Measures 25 mm.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

For reference see: C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, (Texas, 1994), p. 27.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923809 (stock #GD-445)
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$895.00
Here you find a green faience cheetah or leopard sitting on a shrine. This would have been found on a mummy wrapping. Dates to the 27th Dynasty. Measure 2.25 inches in lenght. Small section missing as seen in photo.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923816 (stock #GD-446)
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$1,250.00
Here you find a ring fragment in reddish tone, with cartouche of Ne-fer-ka-re, which translates to "Beautiful is the soul of Re". He was a Nubian Pharaoh therefore this piece dates to 25th Dynasty. Measures 1" in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Shabaka was the second ruler of the Nubian line (25th dynasty) to rule Egypt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924541 (stock #GD-447)
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$299.00
Here you find a very large faience papyrus shaped pillar or sceptre which signified stability and endurance. Dates to the Late Period, 664 - 343 BC. It is in a light blue faience and in perfect condition! This amulet of a papyrus scepter also measures 1.75 inches in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924962 (stock #GD-449)
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$395.00
Lovely coloured faience amulet of the god Shu. The actual word “Shu” means being dry, withered or parched and was associated with the hot sunlight and the dry air. He is often shown wearing a feather and holding the sun as in this fine example. He was considered the god of the space and light between the earth and the sky and was also believed to hold power over serpents. Shu also held the ladder to the heavens that the deceased would climb in order to reach the other realm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924978 (stock #GD-450)
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$1,450.00
Here you find a rate ancient Egyptian Faience amulet of the Crown of Upper Egypt. This example is in perfect condition as shown. In a dark green faience, dates to the New Kingdom. Measures 1.4 inches in length. This is a rare amulet, in great condition and nice size!.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Similar amulet is found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #959009 (stock #GD-459)
Galleria Delvecchio
$175.00
The Wedjet; also known as the eye of Horus is a very powerful symbol in Ancient Egypt. It represents the "eye" of the Falcon (Horus) who represents the Sun. This wedjat most likely served as a talisman for protection which could also bring strength and prosperity. Most likely used in the funerary process and often placed on the deceased. From circa the Late Period and measures 3/4" length.Looks much better than the photo would indicate.

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1174019 (stock #GD-515)
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$1,850.00
Large seated dwarf-pataikos with exaggerated phallus. He is naked, with both hands supporting his enlarged penis which is draped around his shoulders. Small piece at the bottom was chipped and reattached. Most of the aquamarine glaze is intact. Condition as shown. Measure 2 inches in height. Dates to the Ptolemaic Period , circa 4th century BC.

Provenance: The estate of Bill Jamieson.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1194667 (stock #GD-530)
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$395.00
Ancient Egyptian Bead - Blue Glazed Measurement: .9 cm in diameter

Material: glazed steatite

Technique: drilled, carved, glazed; pierced for suspension

Condition: glaze has worn off, leaving only traces of blue pigment between the petals.

Date: New Kingdom

Provenance: Golden Chariot; original collection of Gustav Jecquier, reportedly from Sakkara.

Identification and Interpretation: Circular flower-shaped bead with spiral pattern on the back. The bead i...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1195478 (stock #GD-531)
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$395.00
Seal stamp with coiled cord design

Measurement: 1.3 diameter x .8 cm

Material/colour: white steatite, no evidence of glaze

Technique: stone carving, drilled for suspension; no decoration on obverse.

Condition: a crack has developed but does not threaten the integrity of the piece. Two small chips from handle, one from base.

Date: First Intermediate Period

Provenance: Golden Chariot; original collection of Gustav Jecquier, reportedly from Sakkara.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1197172 (stock #GD-532)
Galleria Delvecchio
$395.00
Green faience lentoid bead

Measurement: 1.5 cm x1 x .3

Material/colour: green glazed composition, faience. Technique: ceramic, moulded. Pierced through long axis for stringing.

Condition: glaze worn on back and almost completely absent from design, some chipping on boarders.

Date: Late Middle Kingdom – Second Intermediate Period. The ‘S’ curves are typical of the earlier period, but the central rosette design with opposed water lily shapes at the long ends are...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1200750 (stock #GD-535)
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$395.00
Circular bead with carved flower and scroll pattern

Measurement: 1.1 cm x 1.15 x .5 cm

Material/colour: stone (steatite?) now cream, but blackened back suggests an original glaze, perhaps dark green.

Technique: stone carving with ceramic glaze; pierced for suspension.

Condition: Back is worn and slightly gritty; carved surface is well preserved; line encircling pattern somewhat worn and eccentric.

Date: This pattern originated in the Second Intermediate Period, c...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1200752 (stock #GD-536)
Galleria Delvecchio
$425.00
Rounded Lentoid bead with crossed flower and scroll pattern

Measurement: 1.1 x 1.1 x .5 cm

Material/colour: Glazed steatite. Beige bead with turquoise blue pigment remaining in pattern on reverse.

Technique: stone carving with glaze; pierced for suspension

Condition: Back is worn and chipped, but still shows signs of the original bright blue glaze.

Date: This pattern originated in the Second Intermediate Period, circa 1782 - 1555 bce, but was popular into New...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1202132 (stock #GD-537)
Galleria Delvecchio
$425.00
Cowroid with Khepri

Measurement: 1.4 x 1 x .5 cm

Material/colour: creamy white steatite

Technique: stone carving; no trace of glaze; pierced lengthwise

Condition: either carving of the glyphs or drilling of the hole for suspension lead to holes opening up in bottom of glyphs.

Date: Second Intermediate Period

Provenance: Golden Chariot; Collection of Gustav Jecquier, reportedly from Sakkara.

Identification and Interpretation: Cowroids always h...