Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1207681 (stock #GD-545)
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Scarab with Hathor-headed sistrum

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.

Identification an...

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...

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...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1204771 (stock #GD-542)
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$650.00
Naturalistic Scarab

Measurement: 1.5 x 1 x .4 cm

Material/colour: grey (possibly originally blue) glazed composition

Technique: ceramic; underside pierced horizontally

Condition: front leg broken off on right side of Clypeus, some wear on back

Date: Twenty-sixth Dynasty

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

Identification and Interpretation: Naturalistic scarab with legs in relief tucked...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1204769 (stock #GD-541)
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Scarab with divine name

Measurement: 2.3 x 1.8 x .85 cm

Material: light brown stone

Technique: carved, pierced lengthwise.

Condition: areas of wear on both top and bottom, with much of Clypeus worn away. There are losses to the lightly etched borderline surrounding the inscription, apparently from wear...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1204757 (stock #GD-540)
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$495.00
Green-glazed cowroid bead with spiral design

Measurement: 1.4 x .8 x .45 cm

Material/colour: steatite with blue-green glaze

Technique: stone carving; ceramic glaze; pierced longitudinally

Condition: glaze slightly discoloured in places, crackled, with chip from bottom edge.

Date: Middle Kingdom – Second Intermediate Period, possibly Third Intermediate Period...

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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1202133 (stock #GD-538)
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$405.00
Blue-glazed Cowroid with Cobra goddess Wadjet

Measurement: 1.4 x 1.1 x.4 cm

Material/colour: glazed steatite with traces of blue glaze at ends.

Technique: carved stone pierced lengthwise; glazed.

Condition: chip from halfway down one long side...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1202132 (stock #GD-537)
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$425.00
Cowroid with Khepri

Measurement: 1.4 x 1 x .5 cm

Material/colour: creamy white steatite

Technique: stone carving; no trace of glaze; pierced lengthwise

Condition: either carving of the glyphs or drilling of the hole for suspension lead to holes opening up in bottom of glyphs.

Date: Second Intermediate Period

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

Identification and Interpretation: Cowroids always h...

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...

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 : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1199559 (stock #GD-534)
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$1,995.00
Ancient Greek terracotta figure from southern Italy. Found in a Daunian tomb, dating to the mid 4th century BC. Sweet little ancient terracotta votive in the form of Eros riding a dolphin; Eros with wind-swept wings flowing behind him as he clutches onto the back of the dolphin. Part of a 209 piece collection of ancient pottery featured in the book, "The Farwell Collection" published in 1953 by Franklin P. Johnson, University of Chicago art historian and archaeologist...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1199555 (stock #GD-533)
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$995.00
Here you find a fine example of ancient Daunian pottery. South Italic origin, dated to circa 350 BC and found by Captain Byron Farwell during the end of WWII in southeastern Italy. Shallow terracotta bowl decorated with geometric and scalloped designs in brown pigment over deep buff base; reverse left reserved. Has two ancient holes in rim that allowed for hanging piece on wall...
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 #1195478 (stock #GD-531)
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$395.00
Seal stamp with coiled cord design

Measurement: 1.3 diameter x .8 cm

Material/colour: white steatite, no evidence of glaze

Technique: stone carving, drilled for suspension; no decoration on obverse.

Condition: a crack has developed but does not threaten the integrity of the piece...

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...

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 : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1191543 (stock #GD-528)
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$695.00
Ancient Roman terracotta lamp with cuttlefish of Loeschcke type IV, 1st - 2nd century A.D. Mouldmade with brown slip. Deep concave disk within circular moulding with cuttlefish positioned transversely. A small fill hole below, rounded handle and nozzle with two volutes. Raised disk base with planta pedis. Measures 4.5 inches in length. Surface slightly worn but intact.

Reference: Vgl. D.M. Bailey, A Catalogue of the lamps in the British Museum III (1988) S. 284 Q 2295, pl. 57, Q 2295.