Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
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 #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 #1202471 (stock #GD-539)
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$450.00
Small lentoid bead with baboon

Measurement: 1.1 x .8 x 2.5 cm

Material/colour: cream-coloured glazed steatite.

Technique: carved stone; pierced longitudinally.

Condition: crackling of glaze on top; small chip from edge near paddle.

Date: Twenty-sixth Dynasty

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

Identification and Interpretation: Image of ape rowing celestial barque with Re above...

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...

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...

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 #1214257 (stock #GD-546)
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$450.00
Ancient Egyptian Cowroid bead with ‘ankh' symbol

Measurement: 1.6 x 1.1 x .4 cm

Material/colour: grey-cream steatite with traces of blue glaze.

Technique: stone carving, incised with interior detail; pierced lengthwise. The inscription is encircled by a single line.

Condition: chips at both ends where cowroid was pierced, also chipped on inscribed surface.

Date: Eighteenth to Twenty-fifth Dynasty c...

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 #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 #917134 (stock #GD-430)
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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 #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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1197172 (stock #GD-532)
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$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...

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 #959009 (stock #GD-459)
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$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...
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 #1200752 (stock #GD-536)
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$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 #1207677 (stock #GD-544)
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$395.00
Scaraboid inscribed with glyphs

Measurement: 1.6 x 1.1 x 1.55 cm

Material/colour: black ceramic

Technique: The back, head and clypeus have minimal detail. The longitudinal piercing has worn through into the back on top and bottom suggested extended contact with an abrasive stringing material.

Condition: The unorthodox shape of the scaraboid may have resulted from faulty firing. Abraded at the edge, a deep chip divides the back into 1/3 and 2/3. The glyphs are ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1207674 (stock #GD-543)
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$675.00
Scarab with the god, Bes

Measurement: 1.71.1 x .5

Material/colour: cream-coloured glazed steatite.

Technique: glazed, drilled for suspension

Condition: some damage to the edges, particularly visible on the bottom. Large chip missing from upper left of Bes image.

Date: New Kingdom, probably Ramesside

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

Identification and Interpretation: Scarab has a tin...