All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1443236
A vey attractive Byzantine bronze ring with redish patina and engraved with a cross monogram as a seal, ca. 6th.-9th. century. AD.

Size: 18-19 mm.

Condition: Choice smooth patina wearable.

Ex. Collection of a German Goldsmith, 1960-1995.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1443235
Fine bronze seal ring with an eagle with spread wings, likely a legionary ring, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

An almost black patinated ring and finely engraved with a dramatic eagle.

Size: ca. 18-19 mm (inner diameter). Very wearable and sound.

Ex. Collection of a German Goldsmith, 1960-1995.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1442285
An interesting large and heavy applique, likely from furniture in bronze, with 4 masks protruding, early Roman style ca. 1st.-2nd. century AD.

With two lion masks at the top and further down a pair of theatre masks also known in abbundance from the oil lamps. These four masks are graduately getting smaller with the first lion mask the largest.

Size: 11,3 cm. Weight: 113 grams.

Condition: Choice! Very nice brown patina.

Ex. German private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1442076
A finely preserved pestle carved finger - hand-carved from fine white marble, Roman, 1st-3rd. cent AD.

The bent thumb pestle has a handle with stylized lines in the skin because of the bent position and a narrow tip with a carved nail bed. Round base, smooth from use.

A stunning and very detailed example of a well-known roman type.

Size: 5 cm. tall and ca. 4,5 cm. wide...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1442074
A lovely sculptured pottery head of a Roman lady with elaborate hairstyle, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The head of a young woman with a slight smile and with head twisted slightly to the left.

Size: 47 mm. tall.

Provenance: German private collection from the 1960s to ca. 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1441909
Senatus Consulto
$1,950.00
An large and exceptional bronze oil lamp with handle in shape of a leaf and pyramid-shaped, pierced lid. Byzantine, 5th - 6th century A.D.

The lamp is finely engraved and well built. A substantial and very elegant bronze lap with beautifully patinated surfaces. Interestingly, an openwork lid was chosen for it in antiquity, perhaps since it became to hot with a closed tight lid, due to the large size and construction.

Size: c. 16,5 cm. long and 6,4 cm. tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1441743
A scarce pottery of a female Deity, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The head with impressive large hair, a hairnet at the back and young facial features, needs some more research.

Size: ca. 4 cm.

Ex. Collection of a German Goldsmith, 1960-1995.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1440583
Wonderful large pottery head, perhaps a theatre head, Roman Egypt, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The human head with grotesque features.

Size: 87 mm. x 85 mm.

Condition: Very fine, missing one ear othervise completely intact and choice! Nice old brownish patina.

Ex. German Private Collection, 1925-1979.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1440580
Very Large terracotta spindle bottle – perfume flask.

Well-formed with narrow neck and folded mouth. Nice example of this popular and very traditional shape.

Size: 19,3 cm. tall and 28 mm. wide.

Condition: Very nice for the type, minimal hairline at the neck area and a minor chip to the footring. Light deposits.

Ex. Prof. Dr. Ritschel, bought in the 1960s in the German art trade, later in the inventory of Galerie Alte Römer, in Hamburg.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1440186
Shallow bowl redware fragment showing a fierce lion with the head turned towards the viewer.
The finely modeled lion was taken from a separate mold and applied to the bowl. The procedure was characteristic of Roman North African ceramic workshops.
The motif may belong to the realm of Roman hunt scenes or relate to Christians thrown to the beasts like St. Thecla or Daniel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1440139
A fine lot of Roman bronze antiquities, dating 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Collection comprice of four nice bronze keys or clasps for locks with animal finials, (sizes max 7 cm.), a large Lunar pendant with loop (size ca. 4,5 cm. x 4 cm.), a large clasp for a lock with openwork design (8,8 cm. length) and a finely patinated fibula.

All in all 7 fine items.

Condition: Choice!

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1439993
A very nice large double bronze belthook, Roman 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The S-shaped hook is ingrated with a loop and a strap, all in nice sturdi bronze. With stylized lion head terminals.

Size: 8,1 cm.

Condition: Choice, fine patina.

Ex. German Private Collection, 1925-1979.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1439978
Interesting lead portrait bust of a young Roman aristocrat, 1st. century AD.

The style of the bust is Julio-Claudian, and the portrait resamples portraits of Augustus and Caligula, perhaps Germanicus. Interesting and usage unknown.

Size: ca. 4 cm.

Condition: Choice and intact, fine greyish lead patina!

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1439939
An ancient plate square in form, bronze with silverplating, Late Roman, ca. 4th. century AD.

Highly interesting square bronze plate with portraits of emperors and empresses from the Constantine period, 4th. century AD. Purpose unknown, but perhaps a sort of weight. The portraits are with a round coin-like border and with floral engravings in between.

Uncleaned with much adhired patina and would be much better if professionally cleaned.

Size: ca. 5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1439779
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$1,950.00
A superb and large Roman Necklace of spherical gold, amethyst, garnet and emerald beads of different sizes, some amethyst beads also biconical, in the centre a triangular banded agate set in gold.

Roman, 1st - 3rd century A.D.

Modern stringing on gold wire, gold beads modern, intact. Wearable and strong with modern closure.

Lots of fine gold and ancient gems!

Lenght: 49,5 cm.

Ex. Switzerland Private Collection, 1992.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1439310
A beautiful gold earring with a three-layered agate. Roman, 2nd - 3rd century AD.

Very attractive and in a fine condition, with nice patina.

Size: Diameter c. 1,3cm, weight 0,73gr.

Ex Collection Chierroni, Paris, since 1980s and sold at auction Germany.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1435889
Amber colored glass jug with flared rim folded over on the sides and tooled into a trefoil shape.
The cylindrical neck widening towards the bulbous body with round bottom.
The rod handle applied as a pad to the edge of shoulder, drawn up and slightly outwards, then turned down and in, and trailed onto back of rim.
Translucent amber glass, handle slightly darker.
Glass, blown
Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD
H. 10 cm
Intact and fine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1435697
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$145.00
Roman or Holy land terracotta oil lamp. Somewhat large terracotta lamp with impressed designs front and back. A simple household piece with signs of use. No restoration . Size L 4" by 2.5"