Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #905731 (stock #GD-396)
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TWO ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA HEADS

LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.

Two small terracotta heads of Harpokrates, one wearing an Atef crown and the other wearing the "youthful" customary sidelock. Both holding forefingers to their mouths and one holding the club of Herakles.

Harpokrates was the son of Osiris and Isis and was born in the papyrus marshes of Chemmis in the northern Delta...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #906773 (stock #GD-400)
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EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF HARPOKRATES

LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C

Here you find a lovely terracotta figure of the god Harpocrates, wearing the crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. This figure also has his left hand in a pot, like the cornucopia a symbol of abundance. These terracotta clay figures were often placed in temples as votive offerings...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1192420 (stock #GD-529)
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$2,500.00
A lovely ancient Greek globular pyxis with dark bands surrounding the body and lid. A dot motif, in which could possibly represent a floral decoration surrounds the body. Misfiring has caused a portion of the vase to turn reddish orange. Intact with good mineral deposits and root markings inside. Circa 550-525 B.C. Measures 3.5 inches high.

Provenance: Swiss private collection from 1977

For a similar item see: Fitzwilliam Museum, Object Number: GR.13.1952

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1298062 (stock #GD-574)
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$950.00
Lovely Haida horn spoon having a carved handle in totemic form with a long beaked bird head at the top, toothy zoomorphic bear head, in the center, and an eagle head at the bottom. Well carved with curved ladle spoon at base. A very minor tiny flake on the spoon edge, otherwise intact and in excellent condition. Measures 7 3/8” in length. Dates to the 1800's and from an American collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #747580 (stock #GD-365)
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Ancient Egypt alabastron made certainly by a master craftsman. With its perfect teardrop shape, two delicate lug handles, and partially flared rim, this alabastron demonstrates Egyptian mastery of shaping stone! From the Early Dynastic period and in excellent condition save for the damage to the rim. Wonderful colour showing on this piece. Measures 5.8cm in height.

Provenance: D.K. Berlin via German Auction 11.5.1976

Reference: Aston, B...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #894026 (stock #GD-380a)
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$8,500.00
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF

CIRCA LATE PERIOD

Here you find a beautiful limestone relief from the collection of Gustave Jéquier. This lovely limestone relief shows the head of Ibis headed Thoth wearing the lunar crescent on his head. On his left we see Ptah or scribe wearing a skull cap with ureaus. Over the head of Ptah/scribe we see what appears to be a large moon. This pieces measures approx 9.25" inches x 8.75" inches and was split in few sections, however now mended...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1262254 (stock #GD-564)
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ANCIENT APULIAN GNATHIAN-WARE BOTTLE

ATTRIBUTED TO THE ROSE PAINTER

CIRCA 340-320 B.C.

Beautiful bottle from Gnathia attributed to the Rose Painter. Done in the classic Gnathia style with large bands of ivy garlands, dotted ovolo, filled dots and rays. Painted in red,white and yellow highlights.

The central figure shows imagery of a swan, an iconographic identifier of Aphrodite. Measures 6 1/4 inches in height.

Provenance: Ex. Gebhard and Johannes Hager...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #811595 (stock #GD-387)
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$295.00
Elegant little antiquity from Magna Graecia. This Apulian mug dates to approx. ca. 350 B.C. Has a fine black glaze and is in great condition, said for some rubbing on the lip. Perhaps used as a votive or a child's toy. Height 3 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1318825 (stock #GD-579)
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Here you find a large and rare molded Archaic Greek figure of a male figure balancing a dove in his hand at his chest. This terracotta is modeled after larger marble statues such as the korai from the Acroplis and East Greece. The result is this lovely example of a well moulded and pleasing votive that would have adorned the altar of a temple dedicated to the worship of a goddess...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1019072 (stock #GD-484)
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This ancient guttus ceramic has a low rounded body with a flat, closed top decorated in tondo with a nymph riding on a hippocamp (hippocampi or hippocampus). The foot is in two degrees separated by a moulded ridge and buff ceramic. A straight vertical spout is set on the shoulder with a high arching handle. This calene vase is covered with black gloss with some surface growth. The name "Calene ware" is used for black gloss vases with relief decoration, produced in many places in Southern Italy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1231878 (stock #GD-553)
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ANCIENT CAMPANIAN PEDESTALED DISH

Magna Graecia, Southern Italy.

Circa 4th Century B.C.

Here you find a rare ancient pottery plate with a flaring pedestal foot from the Greek colonies of Southern Italy. This dish is painted in the exterior part with decorative elements done in black paint. The interior is adorned with a ‘Lady of fashion’ wearing a saccos, earrings and decorative diadem with white accents. Condition: traces of ancient restoration on few sections...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271852 (stock #GD-568)
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A CAMPANIAN RED FIGURE OINOCHOE

CIRCA 320 B.C.

On the left side of the vase we have a seated woman, clothed in a high grit peplos. In one hand she is holding a cista and the other a thyrsus (staff with pine cone )...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1312412 (stock #GD-578)
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Large two-tone Colima redware dog having a rear tail spout, pointy snout and perked ears. Has incised mouth and eyes, black painted mask over the eyes. Plump belly decorated with a large red circular spot on both sides of the stomach. Scattered mineral deposits and root marks. Has a minor stable hairline on right side of neck, otherwise intact. Overall in excellent condition. An extremely nice example! Dates to circa 100 BC to 250 AD. Measures 14.75 inches x 10 inches high.

Ex. Osun G...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #906768 (stock #GD-399)
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN COPTIC TERRACOTTA OF WOMAN-Gustave Jequier

Nice terracotta figure of a stylized women that is of Coptic origin. As with most Coptic are we find influence from many cultures. This artifact measures 5.95 inches is well preserved with reddish wash.

Originally the term "Copt" referred to the native people who lived in Egypt (opposed to the Arabs or Greeks) who invaded Egypt. The term later became a religious one referring to Christian Egyptians. The Coptic period ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #903228 (stock #GD-393)
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COPTIC TERRACOTTA OF A WOMAN

CIRCA 5TH CENTURY AD

This terracotta is of a stylized women and as with Coptic art we find influence from many cultures. This artifact measures 6 inches and is damaged as shown.

Originally the term "Copt" referred to the native people who lived in Egypt (opposed to the Arabs or Greeks) who invaded Egypt. The term later became a religious one referring to Christian Egyptians. The Coptic period therefore starts at the 1st millennium of the Christian e...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1116322 (stock #GD-495)
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$3,850.00
Here you find a fabulous example of Daunian pottery from Southern Italy. Dates to circa the 4th century BC. This Askos is in the rare form of a duck, with beak acting as spout, decorated in shades of red, black and pink. Just under 8" tall.

Intact with no repairs.

For a similar example see "Askos (flask) in the shape of a bird" at the Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art; New York, NY.

Provenance: Ex. Private Florida collection formed in the 60's, Ex. US art auction. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1186186 (stock #GD-518)
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Daunian bi-chrome pottery kantharos with twin handles and geometric stripes and wavy lines around body with footed base. Delicate form and dates to 4th century BC; Southern Italy. Measures 4-1/8” in height, minor rim chip, as shown.

This collection of over 200 artifacts was uncovered by Captain Farwell near the end of WWII. Several of the pieces were displayed in museums in Italy, as well as Detroit and most have been published in a book written by Captain Farwell.

Provenance: Ex-B...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1242543 (stock #GD-558)
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Here you find a lovely daunian kyathos with high strap handle. Deep rich colour still present on this piece which is a treat to see as most fade due to the nature of the pigment. Nice oxidation and mineral deposits and geometric patterns around the body of the vessel and handle. Some damage as seen in the photo. Dates approx the 4th century BC and measures 6.5 inches in height.