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)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #914773 (stock #GD-424)
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Here you find a complete set of 4 sons of Horus from mummy wrappings. This set would have been sewn on the wrapping or threaded on a net of beads, placed on the mummy. Dates to approx the Third Intermediate Period, 1079-800 BC. All with holes for thread, so that they could be sewn onto the bandages of the mummy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #914780 (stock #GD-425)
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Here you find a spectacular and rare faience statuette of Imhotep. Colour suggests 27th Dynasty. Measures 2.25 inches in height.

Imhotep was the builder of The Step-Pyramid at Sakkara and he was not a king but an artist and scientist. He was also a physician, architect, Pyramid Builder and chief adviser of King Zoser. Imhotep did so much for medicine in Egypt, future generations would have worshiped him as a god of knowledge. Perhaps the father of the arts and sciences...

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 #918175 (stock #GD-433)
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Here you find an ancient Egyptian scarab made of red jasper. This little beetle has a crosshatched plinth with defined legs and head. Has suspension hole and the underside engraved with a star type symbol. Dates to circa the Middle Kingdom and measures 17mm 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 #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)
Galleria Delvecchio
$395.00
Lovely coloured faience amulet of the god Shu...
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.

For reference see: Genes...

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. In dark green faience and in great condition. They date to approx the 26th Dynasty. This potent talisman would sometimes be worn in life as a sign of devotion to the god, and in death would offer the wearer the chance of eternal renewal each morning with the sun. The presence of the sun disk on top of the hawk’s head reveals that this is no ordinary bird, but the might god Hours himself. Very rare examples. Measure 1" inch in h...
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 #1110943 (stock #GD-490)
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An Egyptian clay mold for making faience eye of Horus. Measuring 1.5 inches in diameter. Uzat Mould, circa 18th Dynasty.

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

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist: Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1110949 (stock #GD-492)
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Here you find a beautiful green Djed pillar amulet from circa the Late Period 688–332 B.C. This symbol of Osiris god of the underworld was a potent symbol of regeneration and was made to accompany the dead on to its journey. What the form represents is unknown to this day. It could represent a leafless tree, a pole a spine. Eventually the common belief was that it represented the backbone or spine of the god Osiris. In the New Kingdom it decorated the bases of mummy coffins. Measures 1 1/4 in...
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.