Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #988887 (stock #GD-479)
Galleria Delvecchio
$895.00
Ancient Bronze amulet representing the Apis bull, standing in a walking position. On his head are the horns, the solar disc and the uraeus, and there is a suspension loop on the back. Has a nice patina and dates to the Late Period. Measures 1"inch in height. Very nice piece!

While it was alive the Apis bull was regarded as the Ba of Ptah and its sanctuary was near the temple of Ptah in Mennefer...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #988728 (stock #GD-477)
Galleria Delvecchio
$1,400.00
Here you find a very detailed early Roman mould made oil lamp, circa late 1st-early 2nd century AD. On the discus we find a Murmillo Gladiator facing left, a dagger in his right hand, wearing a visored helmet with tall detailed double crest, a greaves on both legs and a belt worn over his loin-cloth. Measures 3.25"inches at longest point. In good condition with some wear, deposits and broken nozzle.

Provenance: German Private Collection...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #988658 (stock #GD-476)
Galleria Delvecchio
$1,900.00
Ancient Roman oil lamp from circa 100 AD. The central scene in tondo of the circular lamp, shows in raised relief an erotic scene. An encounter of a man and women on a bed, women facing forward and on all four limbs. Erotic lamps as this one, with an open depictions of eroticism would have been used to light bed chambers throughout the Roman Empire. This oil lamp is in good condition with deposits, however nozzle now missing. Measures 3" inches in diameter.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #980204 (stock #GD-473)
Galleria Delvecchio
$7,500.00
Beautiful White Ground Lekythos from the Tymbos Group or workshop. This Greek Attic lekythos has a round base, cylindrical body and tapering towards the foot. The tall narrow neck which broadens out into a thick wide rim and a strap handle, shoulder reserved with rays at the base of the neck. The body is decorated with brown figure of a man approaching a funerary stele, painted on a white background...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #963438 (stock #GD-466)
Galleria Delvecchio
$4,950.00
Lovely Greek Gnathia Pelike from circa 330- 320 BC, showing a kalathos with fruits between branches. There is also a necklace pattern in white and yellow painted on the black surface, very typical of Gnathia ware of this period. It has a rounded body whose greatest diameter is towards its base. The narrow neck leads to a wide, flaring lip that is flat on top and convex in profile. The foot is in two degrees with a narrow, flaring upper section and a wide, flat lower section...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #963118 (stock #GD-465)
Galleria Delvecchio
$6,500.00
Here you find a fine marble head of the child horus. Unfortunately the side-lock is no longer present. Horus child is wearing the crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. On the front of the crown we find a uraeus or cobra. Portion of finger on the lips still present. This is one of the finest small marble heads I have seen. Measure 4 inches and is intact as shown. Dates to circa the the later part of the Late Period to early Ptolemaic Period.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex...

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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #954120 (stock #GD-453)
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Here you find a beautiful and rare matched pair of heads of Horus...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #925408 (stock #GD-451)
Galleria Delvecchio
$225.00
Lovely green glass unguentarium with a tall slender body with bulbous base, a little iridescence. Circa 2nd century AD. In perfect condition! Measures 3 inches in height. Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924978 (stock #GD-450)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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.

For reference see: Genes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924962 (stock #GD-449)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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. Being master of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924541 (stock #GD-447)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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.

Both chapters 159 and 160 in the Book of the Dead prescribe the placement of a papyrus...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923816 (stock #GD-446)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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. Scholars have generally agreed that he came to the throne in ab...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923809 (stock #GD-445)
Galleria Delvecchio
$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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #923806 (stock #GD-444)
Galleria Delvecchio
$1,850.00
Here you find a beautiful ancient calcite hand. Has three holes for pegs (similar to wooden hands affixed to coffins). This would be a man's hand with very good detail on all five fingers. Small chip on tip of thumb. Has some glue on the back as was on a modern mount. Dates to the 1st to 4th century AD. Measure 4.25 inches in lenght.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923800 (stock #GD-442)
Galleria Delvecchio
$350.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a narrow neck and flaring rim, high foot and two high arching handles. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering. Greek key decoration encircles the vessel with two horizontal lines on one side and three on the obverse. Has minor calcium deposits. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 2.75 inches in diameter.

This type of "Greek" ceramic is classified as Xenon ware as was named after a similar ka...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923797 (stock #GD-441)
Galleria Delvecchio
$395.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, two moulded handles and tiny foot. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering body. Nice chevron pattern around the rim and a laurel leaf decoration encircling vessel; obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.75 inches in diameter.

This type of "Greek" ceramic is classified as Xenon ware as was named after a similar kantharos that is found in the Frankfurt Museu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923796 (stock #GD-440)
Galleria Delvecchio
$400.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, low foot and two moulded handles. Foot has a rounded underside. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering upper part of body between handles, four horizontal lines and chevron pattern. Tongues beneath rim and obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.5 inches in diameter.

This type of "Greek" ceramic is classified as Xenon ware as was named after a similar kanthar...