A very attractive terracotta figure, depicting a standing pygmae, Roman Emperial, ca. 1st. century AD.
The Pygmae is very detailed depicted semi-nud with enormous phallos.
Size: 9,8 cm. tall.
Concition: Choice and intact! A few light chips to the base, the original pigments finely preserved!
A wonderful large Roman terracotta figure Aphrodite of the Anadyomene type, Roman 1st. cent. AD.
Exquisite roman statuette of Venus Anadyomene represented naked, standing, in contrapposto position, with a slight hip caused by the lifting of the right foot. With her elbows bent, she delicately holds back her hair...
Important large terracotta pottery figure of Aphrodites, Hellenistic period, Southern Italian workshops, 3rd.-2nd. century BC.
The figure is depicted in a wonderfull greek style as nude, posing and holding a garment or gown, so that it cover a part of legs behind. A hollowcast figure standing on a square podium.
Size: 26 cm...
A lovely figure with fine clasic details Roman, ca. 1st. century AD.
Aprodite is depicted sitting on a rock covered with a robe; she is nude and covering her breasts with both hands. Her legs is folded casually and she wears a elegant headdress with diadem.
Size: 18 cm. tall.
Condition: Superb for type, completely intact and unrepaired with remnants of original pigments and patina.
Ex. Old Private Collection, aquired before 1980.
A rare white marple relief showing the Enthroned Zeus, Roman Imperial period, 1st.-2nd. century AD.
An impressive sculptural piece showing the muscular god seated with staff or spear.
Size: 9,5 cm. tall, 8,5 cm. wide and 2,9 cm. deep.
Ex. Wilhelm Bauer private collection, G&M Auctions 2006.
An impressive marble relief with a frontal youthful head of Gorgoneion with long hair and above a lesbian kymation. Eastern mediterranean, 3rd century A.D.
White, finely crystalized marple carved in wonderful details and with a fine patination.
Size: 32cm wide, 21cm tall, 12cm deep.
Old Private Collection, aquired before 1980. Comes with our Certificate of Authenticity and auction provenance.
An elegant blue-green faience offering cup with a fitted lid, conical in form with a flaring foot and shallow inner cavity. The cover fits exactly but is bluer in colour since it would have been made in a separate process.
New Kingdom - Ptolemaic period: Circa 1200-30 BC.
Complete and intact.
Height 3.9 cms (1.5 ins)...
A blue faience amulet of falcon-headed god Horus with combined crowns of Upper and Lower Egypt. Pierced through the back pillar for suspension.
Ptolemaic period: Circa 4th-1st century B.C.
Very Fine condition
Height 3.5 cms (1.4 ins)
Literature: Page 68; Amulets of Ancient Egypt; Carol Andrews.
For a similar item, see The British Museum, item H1030
The terminal of a lamp or cauldron handle, showing the facing head of a god fine Roman bronze applique depicting the head of a god, possibly Apollo. The facial features are of fine style, the pupils deeply recessed and would originally have been inlaid, possibly with silver. finely detailed, with one able to make out even the pupils. The hair is finely coiffured hair framing his face. Hollow backed.
Circa 2nd-3rd century AD.
Very Fine condition...
A Roman flask in green glass. The flask has a wide funnel-shaped rim, and a bulbous body; standing on a flattened base, slightly inverted towards the centre.
Circa 3rd-4th century AD.
Very Fine condition: Complete and intact; a few light deposits inside.
Height 8.5 cms (3.4 ins).
Cf. Item 586; Roman and Pre-Roman Glass in the Royal Ontario Museum; J.W. Hayes...
A substantial Holy Land storage vessel with spherical body and two ledge handles. The vessel has a wide mouth and two ledge handles decorated with a gently crimped appearance to the edges. Standing on a flat base...
A Holy Land storage vessel with spherical body and two ledge handles. The vessel has a wide, slightly out-turned mouth, below which runs a band of corded decoration in relief and below that a further band of prick-dot decoration, a rare combination. Two prominent ledge handles, gently crimped appearance to the edges, are situated at the waist. Standing on a flat base.
A fine example with both the ledge handle and decoration that are iconic representations of this period...
Terracotta head of Harpocrates wearing the double crown of Egypt flanked by lotus buds.
The expertly modeled face shows almond-shaped eyes with sharply defined eyelids, a broad nose, and fleshy lips. The head is bald except for small tufts of hair and the side lock of a child.
Harpokrates, the infant son of Isis and Horus, symbolized both youth and fertility. Harpokrates was revered as the patron deity of childhood.
For a close parallel, cf. item no...
Terracotta fragment of Harpokrates wearing a large stippled wreath topped by the Egyptian double crown.
The hair is arranged in tight curls and frames the face, which has large eyes with sharply defined eyelids, a broad nose and fleshy lips. The right index finger points to his mouth.
The youthful god is dressed in a long tunic, belted at the waist.
Harpokrates, the infant son of Isis and Horus, symbolized both youth and fertility...
A massive greek terracotta figure of a Herm standing on a high base, Greek/South Italy, 4th-3rd century B.C.
The bust depicts a male deity with a high radiating segmented crown, underneath the long curly hair...
A finely cast Roman bronze crossbow fibula (brooch) with typical onion shaped terminals, the bow with decorative hatched engraving to the face and a knurled rib; a foot plate decorated with incised nothched edges. Complete with original pin.
Circa 4th century AD.
Condition: Very Fine: complete and intact with good bronze with even, pale green patination.
Length 7.6 cms (3 ins).
For similar examples of the type see 502-505; Iron-age and Other Brooches; Ric...
A Roman terracotta oil lamp of Bailey type B group IV with volutes and rounded nozzle; discus decorated with a bull running right. The base bears the maker's name L MADIEC an Italic maker with branches in northern Africa active 90-140 AD.
Northern Africa: Circa 4th-5th AD.
NB. Not supplied with stand.
The base cracked and repaired in several places; surface glaze worn, otherwise Very Fine condition.
Length 11 cms (4.3 ins).
Provenance: From the colle...
A good sized darkish green glazed faience composition amulet depicting the god Bes, wearing a feathered crown, standing on a slender rectangular base; with piercing for suspension through the back of the headdress. Modelled on both sides, the reverse showing his lion’s tail.
Ptolemaic Period: Circa 4th-1st century BC.
Condition: Complete, with light accretions.
Height 4.8 cms (1.9 ins).
Provenance: Ex RS. collection, acquired late 1990’s