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 : 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 : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1192420 (stock #GD-529)
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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 : 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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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 #391082 (stock #GD-215)
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Rare red-figured Globular Apulian lidded pyxis, portraying Nike. The double winged Nike is adorned with a radiate stephane and ribboned saccos , white beaded necklace and earrings. The lid is set on a tiered foot and is decorated with an olive branch (symbol of victory) thus the association with the goddess Nike. This vessel has vivid colour, with intact white and yellow pigment surrounding much of the lid...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #190457 (stock #GD-134)
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Lovely miniature Apulian Lekythos ca. 350 B.C with ray patterns on the neck, palmette on the side and a red-figured "Lady-of-Fashion" on the base. This Lekythos is in an exceptional state of preservation with only a small hairline stress fracture on the handle. This miniature Lekythos is well proportioned and has been flawlessly constructed. Height: 3 ¼ inches.

Provenance: Purchased from a German Dealer...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #389504 (stock #GD-213)
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Lovely miniature Apulian Lekythos ca. 350 B.C with ray patterns on the neck, palmette on the side and a red-figured dove on the other. This Lekythos is in an exceptional state of preservation and for its size is well proportioned. Old collectors number on base. Height: 3 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #811595 (stock #GD-387)
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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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1242271 (stock #GD-557)
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Here you find a lovely ancient ceramic lekythos from Greece. It has a tall slender body sitting on a pedestal foot, with sharp angled shoulder with painted ray pattern on a thin neck. The rim is flared with a small handle but all intact. The red-figure painted scene is of an athlete holding a strigil for cleaning and in front the athlete is a bench with two aryballi (oil containing vessel). Minor surface flakes and imperfections, mostly on the reverse. Dates to the 5th century BC. Measures 7...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #906813 (stock #GD-402)
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This appears to be an egyptian bronze crown fragment with one large uraeus cobra and one cow horn remaining. There seem to be 10 smaller uraei surrounding the main mount. Measures 4.25 inches in height and dates to the Late Period. May be from a large figure or actual crown.

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946)

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 #753281 (stock #GD-371)
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Large slender Campanian Hydria on a high ogee foot with a wave pattern on rim and tongues on neck. The central panel depicts three women on a 'broken ground line' and a suspended phiale (top left). One draped female, holding a lyre in her right hand while seated upon alter. Two additional female attendants present her with offerings. The woman on the left is holding a situla and pyxis and the women on the right is holding a long laurel branch and mirror. The reverse shows a large palmette, typic...
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. One hole sti...

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 #1113204 (stock #GD-494)
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Here you find a lovely Greek Aryballos with some of the paint worn off, leaving half of the quatrefoil decoration. Nice globular body, short tubular neck, thick discoid rim with flat edge. Buff ware vessel on a light colour clay. Has some root marking and calcification around the rim. The aryballos was an oil container used by ancient Greek athletes, usually left suspended from the wrist. Almost 3 inches in height!

Provenance: Ex. US collection.

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