Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #959009 (stock #GD-459)
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$175.00
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #925408 (stock #GD-451)
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$225.00
Lovely green glass unguentarium with a tall slender body with bulbous base, a little iridescence. Circa 2nd century AD. In perfect condition! Measures 3 inches in height. Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924978 (stock #GD-450)
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$1,450.00
Here you find a rate ancient Egyptian Faience amulet of the Crown of Upper Egypt. This example is in perfect condition as shown. In a dark green faience, dates to the New Kingdom. Measures 1.4 inches in length. This is a rare amulet, in great condition and nice size!.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Similar amulet is found in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924962 (stock #GD-449)
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$395.00
Lovely coloured faience amulet of the god Shu. The actual word “Shu” means being dry, withered or parched and was associated with the hot sunlight and the dry air. He is often shown wearing a feather and holding the sun as in this fine example. He was considered the god of the space and light between the earth and the sky and was also believed to hold power over serpents. Shu also held the ladder to the heavens that the deceased would climb in order to reach the other realm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #924541 (stock #GD-447)
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$299.00
Here you find a very large faience papyrus shaped pillar or sceptre which signified stability and endurance. Dates to the Late Period, 664 - 343 BC. It is in a light blue faience and in perfect condition! This amulet of a papyrus scepter also measures 1.75 inches in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923816 (stock #GD-446)
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$1,250.00
Here you find a ring fragment in reddish tone, with cartouche of Ne-fer-ka-re, which translates to "Beautiful is the soul of Re". He was a Nubian Pharaoh therefore this piece dates to 25th Dynasty. Measures 1" in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

Shabaka was the second ruler of the Nubian line (25th dynasty) to rule Egypt...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #923809 (stock #GD-445)
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$895.00
Here you find a green faience cheetah or leopard sitting on a shrine. This would have been found on a mummy wrapping. Dates to the 27th Dynasty. Measure 2.25 inches in lenght. Small section missing as seen in photo.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #923806 (stock #GD-444)
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$1,850.00
Here you find a beautiful ancient calcite hand. Has three holes for pegs (similar to wooden hands affixed to coffins). This would be a man's hand with very good detail on all five fingers. Small chip on tip of thumb. Has some glue on the back as was on a modern mount. Dates to the 1st to 4th century AD. Measure 4.25 inches in lenght.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923800 (stock #GD-442)
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$350.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a narrow neck and flaring rim, high foot and two high arching handles. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering. Greek key decoration encircles the vessel with two horizontal lines on one side and three on the obverse. Has minor calcium deposits. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 2.75 inches in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923797 (stock #GD-441)
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$395.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, two moulded handles and tiny foot. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering body. Nice chevron pattern around the rim and a laurel leaf decoration encircling vessel; obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.75 inches in diameter.

This type of "Greek" ceramic is classified as Xenon ware as was named after a similar kantharos that is found in the Frankfurt Museu...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923796 (stock #GD-440)
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$400.00
Ancient Italian ceramic vessel with cylindrical construction with a flaring rim, low foot and two moulded handles. Foot has a rounded underside. Reddish clay with black gloss, with washed red decoration covering upper part of body between handles, four horizontal lines and chevron pattern. Tongues beneath rim and obverse side identical. Dates to the 4th century BC and measures 3.5 inches in diameter.

This type of "Greek" ceramic is classified as Xenon ware as was named after a similar kanthar...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #923795 (stock #GD-439)
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$795.00
This guttus has a low rounded body with a flat, closed top decorated with the head of Silenus as a central medallion. The medallion is framed by a groved ring sharply defined edges. These black gloss vases with high relief decoration was produced in many places in Southern Italy. The foot is in two degrees separated by a moulded ridge and buff ceramic. A nearly vertical spout is set on the shoulder. It has a slightly flaring profile and an open flanged mouth. On the body is a moulded pattern of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #923793 (stock #GD-438)
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$1,950.00
Ceramic human figures are represented by the Chorrera people with rounded, full volume forms with minimum anatomical details. This figure stands tall, approx 12.5 inches! The broad head has a plain, tight fitting cap, the facial features are simply modeled however seem to be re-constructed. The pierced earlobes are very common on Ecuadoran figures and as in this example has ear spools. It is a genderless figure which is decorated with incised lines on the upper and lower section of the body (per...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #918175 (stock #GD-433)
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Here you find an ancient Egyptian scarab made of red jasper. This little beetle has a crosshatched plinth with defined legs and head. Has suspension hole and the underside engraved with a star type symbol. Dates to circa the Middle Kingdom and measures 17mm in length.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #917134 (stock #GD-430)
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$395.00
An ancient Egyptian miniature faience amulet of a squatting baboon. The god Thoth was particularly associated with scribes. Dates to circa the New Kingdom, Ca. 1550-1070 BC. Top of head missing however much nicer than the picture captures. Measures 25 mm.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authentication: Gayle Gibson, Egyptologist.

For reference see: C. Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt, (Texas, 1994), p. 27.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #915709 (stock #GD-427)
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$1,500.00
Here you find a very rare pendant amulet of fecundity, in blue faience, depicts the sky-goddess (mother goddess) Nut as a sow. Seems to be suckling or swallowing her piglets. Dates to the Third Intermediate Period (1085-760 BC). Measures 1 inch in length. “The sky goddess whose arched body formed the vault of heaven gave birth to the sun each dawn and swallowed him each dusk; conversely, she bore the myriad stars each evening and gobbled them up each dawn. It is not surprising that, as m...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #914780 (stock #GD-425)
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Here you find a spectacular and rare faience statuette of Imhotep. Colour suggests 27th Dynasty. Measures 2.25 inches in height.

Imhotep was the builder of The Step-Pyramid at Sakkara and he was not a king but an artist and scientist. He was also a physician, architect, Pyramid Builder and chief adviser of King Zoser. Imhotep did so much for medicine in Egypt, future generations would have worshiped him as a god of knowledge. Perhaps the father of the arts and sciences. He appears to have...