Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1110945 (stock #GD-491)
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$295
Ancient Egyptian clay mould for making faience eye of Horus. Measuring 1.5 inches in diameter. Uzat Mold, 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 #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 : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1107084 (stock #GD-489)
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AN ATTIC RED FIGURE DRINKING CUP ATTRIBUTED TO THE WORKSHOP OF THE CODRUS PAINTER

CIRCA 430 B.C.

The tondo with a naked male athlete facing right, with arms outstretched, the exterior with black gloss. On the underside of base with dotted circle decoration, repaired from multiple fragments however all original. This kylix is attributed to the workshop of the Codras Painter and may be by his own hand. Measures 8.25 inches in diameter including handles...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1089668 (stock #GD-488)
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$1,995
Here you find a beautiful ancient Etruscan ceramic vase from circa the 6th-5th century B.C. Colour of this piece is dark black-brown with glaze. The oinochoe has a bulbous body tapering to the foot, ribbon handle and tall wide neck with tall cut back, curled pouring spout. Some remaining painted white vine and geometric decoration. Some surface deposits and minor paint loss, otherwise intact. Measures 7-3/4” in height.

Provenance: Remo Farruggio; acquired 1950's. Ex...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1066601 (stock #GD-487)
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$2,250
AN EGYPTIAN WOOD URAEUS AND TWO DOUBLE PLUME HEADDRESSES

LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.

Well carved wood Uraeus with a flaring hood, the end of the curving body bent backward. On top of the cobra, its head crowned by a solar disk. White gesso still present, solar disk re-attached. Measures 5.75" inches in height. Along side the Uraeus we find two double plume headdresses in wood; consists of a solar disc and plumes...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1036370 (stock #GD-485)
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$1,495
Here you find a fearsome Pre-columbian Moche vessel from the Moche III to VI period (200 to 400 AD). This Moche ceramic is the representation of death. Such a powerful object transcends all cultural boundaries and touches a chord deep within the human psyche and reminds us that death and the afterlife is still a mystery to mankind. However, to the Mochica, lovers of life, death was not the end...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1019072 (stock #GD-484)
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$1,795
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 : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1018828 (stock #GD-482)
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$7,500
Ancient Egyptian Ivory Clappers, Old Kingdom ca. 2649–2150 BC

Here you find two Egyptian clappers, they would have been joined at the end opposite the hands (similar to castanets) and were used as a musical instrument. Clappers were often played together with Sistra (stock# GD-407), Harps and Pipes. The curved shape of the clappers shows that they were made from hippopotamus tusks sawn in two down the centre...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #988898 (stock #GD-480)
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$1,250
Two uraei, in frontal view and joined together at the height of their bodies and at the solar disk...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #988887 (stock #GD-479)
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$895
Ancient Bronze amulet representing the Apis bull, standing in a walking position. On his head are the horns, the solar disc and the uraeus, and there is a suspension loop on the back. Has a nice patina and dates to the Late Period. Measures 1"inch in height. Very nice piece!

While it was alive the Apis bull was regarded as the Ba of Ptah and its sanctuary was near the temple of Ptah in Mennefer. The sanctuary was positioned near the bull's embalming house and this is how the bull became a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #988728 (stock #GD-477)
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$1,400
Here you find a very detailed early Roman mould made oil lamp, circa late 1st-early 2nd century AD. On the discus we find a Murmillo Gladiator facing left, a dagger in his right hand, wearing a visored helmet with tall detailed double crest, a greaves on both legs and a belt worn over his loin-cloth. Measures 3.25"inches at longest point. In good condition with some wear, deposits and broken nozzle.

Provenance: German Private Collection.

Reference: See Catalogue of the Lamps in the B...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #988658 (stock #GD-476)
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$1,900
Ancient Roman oil lamp from circa 100 AD. The central scene in tondo of the circular lamp, shows in raised relief an erotic scene. An encounter of a man and women on a bed, women facing forward and on all four limbs. Erotic lamps as this one, with an open depictions of eroticism would have been used to light bed chambers throughout the Roman Empire. This oil lamp is in good condition with deposits, however nozzle now missing. Measures 3" inches in diameter.

Cf. A very close example see Mich...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #980204 (stock #GD-473)
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$7,500
Beautiful White Ground Lekythos from the Tymbos Group or workshop. This Greek Attic lekythos has a round base, cylindrical body and tapering towards the foot. The tall narrow neck which broadens out into a thick wide rim and a strap handle, shoulder reserved with rays at the base of the neck. The body is decorated with brown figure of a man approaching a funerary stele, painted on a white background. White ground lekythoi were made almost solely for the cult of the dead, as their non-permanent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #963438 (stock #GD-466)
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$4,950
Lovely Greek Gnathia Pelike from circa 330- 320 BC, showing a kalathos with fruits between branches. There is also a necklace pattern in white and yellow painted on the black surface, very typical of Gnathia ware of this period. It has a rounded body whose greatest diameter is towards its base. The narrow neck leads to a wide, flaring lip that is flat on top and convex in profile. The foot is in two degrees with a narrow, flaring upper section and a wide, flat lower section. The handles are rou...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #963118 (stock #GD-465)
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$6,500
Here you find a fine marble head of the child horus. Unfortunately the side-lock is no longer present. Horus child is wearing the crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. On the front of the crown we find a uraeus or cobra. Portion of finger on the lips still present. This is one of the finest small marble heads I have seen. Measure 4 inches and is intact as shown. Dates to circa the the later part of the Late Period to early Ptolemaic Period.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #959009 (stock #GD-459)
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$175
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. From circa the Late Period and measures 3/4" length.Looks much better than the photo would indicate.

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #954120 (stock #GD-453)
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Here you find a beautiful and rare matched pair of heads of Horus. In dark green faience and in great condition. They date to approx the 26th Dynasty. This potent talisman would sometimes be worn in life as a sign of devotion to the god, and in death would offer the wearer the chance of eternal renewal each morning with the sun. The presence of the sun disk on top of the hawk’s head reveals that this is no ordinary bird, but the might god Hours himself. Very rare examples. Measure 1" inch in h...