Egyptian Classical  Antiquities and Ancient Art by Galleria Delvecchio
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #923806 (stock #GD-444)
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$1850.00
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...
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...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #923793 (stock #GD-438)
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$1950.00
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...
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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$1500.00
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...
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...

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 Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #914064 (stock #GD-423)
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$1995.00
A nice "dummy" or "false" limestone canopic jar! Shows nice workmanship even though the tradition of using Canopic jars for the organs started to cease by this period as the organs were being wrapped and placed back into the body. Sometimes these "dummy" Canopic jars were placed in a Canopic box and other times they were placed within holes in the floor. This example is intact said for missing section to one side as seen in the photo. Made of a single piece of limestone, the top is contiguous wi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #912972 (stock #GD-421)
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EGYPTIAN SARCOPHAGUS SECTION WITH ANUBIS

THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI, CIRCA 990-940 B.C.

Here you find a nice section of an ancient egyptian sarcophagus. Has a nice band of heiroglyphs in the middle. Two seated jackal's representing the Anubis the god of the Underworld. In very good condition and displays well. Wood section measures 12" inches wide by 7.5" inches in height. Piece shown on the History Channel.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy J...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #912289 (stock #GD-420)
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$2790.00
Here you find a dark green glazed ushabti of Padihor with a lappet-wig, a nicely modelled face with a beard and parallel hands in relief. The front is inscribed with incised hieroglyphs and the back, a blank pillar. Was broken above the foot and reattached. Tiny piece of faience missing on the top of the head. Measure 5 3/4 inches in height. Circa 30th Dynasty.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #908689 (stock #GD-414)
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$2850.00
Syro-Palestinian bronze goddess wrapped in a snake. Standing with her arms around here waist and one holding on to the snake. Figure standing straight with breasts showing and wearing a conical crown. Has a nice patina and 100% intact. Measures 3.5 inches in height.

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Late 2nd Millennium BC

For similar figures see the "Syro-Palestinian" Group, Negbi, Canaanite Gods in Metal.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #908259 (stock #GD-412)
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$295.00
Nice little ancient Greek pottery miniature trefoil oinochoe from the Greek colony of Apulia in Southern Italy. This style of pottery is known as Xenon and is characterized by the orange and reddish pigment on a blackware base. This piece measure 3 inches in height and is intact said for some mineral deposits. Dates to circa 375-350 B.C.

Provenance: Private German collection.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #907345 (stock #GD-410)
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN SEATED BRONZE OSIRIS FIGURE

LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.

An exquisite seated Osiris, depicted mummiform, the fisted hands emerging from beneath his vestment and crossing his chest, holding a crook and a flail, wearing a plaited false beard curved out at its tip, the plumed atef crown fronted by a uraeus and surmounted by a solar disk with a carnelian inlay, the eyes inlaid, preserving the white stone sclerae, tenons below the feet and seated for inser...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #907271 (stock #GD-409)
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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE FUNERARY STELE

ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.

Sculpted in sunk relief with the deceased reclining on a funeral bed within an aedicula with a triangle pediment, the figure wearing a tunic and mantle, his face turned frontal, holding a two-handled cup in his right hand and a bolt of cloth in his left. Comes with a custom made stand! Measures 13 inches (33cm) high.

Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946)

Exhibited at Christies Auct...