All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1464921
An Egypto-Roman figure of Harpocrates on horseback. Represented as a plump child, wearing the sidelock of hair and the double-crown of Egypt on his head and with his forefinger on his lips. Roman Period about A.D. 100. 5 5/8th inches high. From a New Jersey estate.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1464754
Large and well-designed Roman lamp with the planta pedis impressed on the base.
Bailey type G, Deneauve type VG lamp, characterized by bow-shaped lug handles on each side of the body. The concave discus with a central filling hole; the air hole pierced near the nozzle channel.
The outer side with relief decoration towards the nozzle. The flat base marked off by circular grooves...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1464753
Bust of a young male figure with pleasant expression. The face shows large lidded eyes, a prominent nose and sensuous lips. Venus rings on the neck.
The hair is textured with short sickle-shaped curls and topped by a stippled wreath with ribbons that run along the shoulders.
The boy is dressed in a skin tight robe. Belly button indicated.
The wreath suggests a Dionysian context. The figure possibly depicts the youthful Bacchus.
Hard fired ceramic with greyish core...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1464752
Couple of Roman spindle shaped jugs each with wheel ridged body and pointed foot.
The narrow neck with thickened, folded rim. Thick handle from shoulder to rim.
Coarse ceramic with remains of red glaze in places.
Ceramic
Roman, 2nd-4th century AD
H. intact 14 cm (5.5 in)
H. repaired 14.5 cm (5.7 in)
One jug with attached shard to the rim, otherwise intact. The second reconstituted from fragments. Light earthen deposits...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1464728
A very rare and attractive glass flask or vase, decorated with sea animals, Roman Empire, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The flask with fine decorative impressions of sea animals - an octopus and a wonderfully detailed firsh on the surface. The neck is straight and undecorated and with a flat ring as a lip atop. Light blue-green glass.

Size: 11,2 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice for type - a hairline repair where the neck meets the body.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1464418
Rare Roman bronze owl with incised detail perched on a hollow hexagonal base. The fully cast bird with chiseled plumage, eyes and claws.
The multiple stepped base tapers towards the top. Stands on small feet.
The Romans associated owls with Minerva, their goddess of wisdom and prophecy.
Roman, 1st-2nd century AD
H. 5.3 cm (2.1 in)
H. with stand 7.9 cm (3.1 cm)
Intact and fine.
Swiss private collection since 1978...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1464379
Interesting set of three Roman weavings of Clavii and possible from the same Tunica, c. 3rd.-5th. century AD:

The clavi fragments with identical decoration in the shape of vases with border of waves.

Length: From 14,4 cm. for the smallest to 19 cm. for the larger piece.

Ex. Old European Private Collection, aquired in the 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1464033
Small blown glass bowl with steep wall and folded-in rim. Standing on a raised base with small pontil mark. Translucent glass with yellow-gold weathering all over.
Old tag on the wall, presumably from an auction house.
Glass
Roman, 2nd-4th century AD
H. 4.8 cm (1.9 in)
D. 6.4 cm (2.5 in)
Intact and fine. Pitting and iridescent weathering. Slightly askew.
Old US private collection, thence US art market...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1463833
Interesting pottery figure depicting a very fat deity, Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD:

Seated naked with a fat belly, ancient losses to extremeties.

Size: 8 cm. tall.

Ex. Old German collection, aquired before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1463518
A beautiful set of a tall terracotta flask (14,3 cm. tall) and a rilled bowl (12,5 cm. wide), both Roman colony of Northern Africa / Carthage, c. 2nd.-4th. century AD.

Nice pieces and completely intact with patina.

Ex. Old collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1463427
A lovely early Roman style standing Aphrodite / Venus, Roman, 1st - 2nd century A.D.

She is very attractively rendered with remains of the white pigment.

Standing Aphrodite with her cloak wrapped around her hips and leaning on a column. Reassembled from large fragments, missing fragment on the back, lower part missing completely.

Size: 16 cm.

Ex. Private collection, aquired before 1980.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1463392
A nice lot consisting of the lower part of a male silver figure, likely renaissance(?) and a bronze phalera of a youthful head , Roman 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Interesting set of legs in silver from a renaissance figurine (6,8 cm.). Lot also includes a very nice bronze phalera head of a youthful godess (2,8 cm.)

Ex. old private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1463388
A nice lot 16 Celtic and Roman bronzes, 3rd. cent. BC-3rd. cent. AD.

A rare large Roman Iron spatel, fragments of a larger Celtic bracelets or torcs, a nice round intact bronze bowl, three Roman arrowheads, 1 nice celtic arrow head, a piece of a Roman silver bowl, Celtic ring money and other items.

Size: The spatel 16 cm. and the bowl measure 7,2 cm. in diameter.

Ex. German Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1463187
A nice little lot 6 Roman bronzes, incl. a very large brooch, a couple of fibulas and a Bezel from a seal ring with Roma.

Lot also includes a minature bronze vessel-pendant.The large brooch measure 6,3 cm. in diameter.

Ex. Old Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1463171
Here's a nice lot of three ancient Roman pottery items.

Lot consist of a smaller drinking bowl, 9 cm across, a stand (?), 8 cm in height and a loose leg from a larger construction with attachment hole. 6 cm.

Condition: Choice & intact items. Uncleaned. The bowl with a hairline crack.

Ex Private Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1462894
A nice large collection of ancient beads of mostly glass with fine iridescence, but also some faiance and pottery beads.

Many nice beads incl. Roman and Byzantine types, also a few beautiful Turquise faiance beads from Egypt in the Islamic period, set in two larger necklaces.

Ex. Old Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1462890
The discus decorated with a goat standing on its hind legs and a small sleeping dog. The animals rendered with shaggy fur, both on separate, unaligned ground lines.
Mold-made lamp of Loeschcke type 4. The nozzle flanked by volutes terminating in spirals. The raised, flat base with footprint stamp (planta pedis) at center...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1462889
Rare moldmade lamp decorated with two dolphins and a rosette on the rounded shoulder.
Central filling hole. The broad-tipped nozzle ends in small volutes close to the discus ring.
The base with two raised rings. Surface partially covered with a red-brown glaze.
Near to Loeschcke type II.
For an almost identical example, cf. lamp no. 512 (inv. no. 83.AQ.377.553), p. 370 in: Jean Bussière and Birgitta Lindros Wohl. Ancient Lamps in the J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angele...