Provenance: Private American collection
Provenance: Ex. Harmer Rooke Gallery, NYC., 1970s-80s.
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...
Provenance: Molner collection; acquired 1960s.
IRON AGE CIRCA 1000 B.C.
Here you find a lovely ancient vase from Cyprus. The vessel has a globular body with flat bottom and a tall slender neck with flared rim. Geometric style target type decoration and stylized leafy branch at the center of the vase. Has surface deposits and encrustation. Vessels such as this one were imported into throughout Mediterranean and Middle East from Cyprus in ancient times because of its strong commercial influence...
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Measurement: 2.2 x 1.6 x 1 cm
Material/colour: faience / brown.
Technique: moulded and glazed ceramic.
Condition: worn with minor damage to the scarabs...
Measurement: 1.1 x.9 x.4 cm
Material/colour: creamy white steatite, no traces of glazing.
Technique: stone carving; pierced lengthwise; double line between wing-covers.
Condition: slight wear on back...
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...
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Measurement: 1.4 x 1 x .5 cm
Material/colour: glazed steatite, remains of blue glaze visible on back
Technique: precise and elegant stone carving; glazed; pierced lengthwise.
Condition: Only a small patch of original glaze remains; details of the carving are clear and undamaged.
Date: Middle Kingdom
Provenance: Golden Chariot; original collection of Gustav Jecquier, reportedly from Sakkara.