A fine pair of intact pottery wine beakers, Roman Empire, 1st.-3rd. century AD.
Both very elegantly made and comes with a lovely patina. One made in the very crisp pottery of the 1st. century AD, likely in Italy, the other possibly somewhat later and with a simplified design
Size: They are approx the same height - 7,5-7,6 cm.
Condition: Both intact.
Ex. Rheinland-Pfalz Private Collection, 1970-1999.
A nice little lot of a finely made serpentine stone spindle whorl and a larger heavy bronze weight (weight 83,65 grams) with loop for a strap, both Roman, 1st.-3rd. cent. AD:
Size: 28 mm. in diameter for the for the stone weight and around 40 mm. for the bronze weight.
Ex. Dr. Eberhard Schen, 1950s-1960s.
Undecorated Roman Loeschke type VIII lamp from North Africa.
The deeply concave discus set off by grooves with a small filling hole at center. The round nozzle separated by a straight horizontal line from the discus. Ring-handle, grooved on top.
Base marked off by a circular groove. Brown clay and slip.
For a related example from El Djem (Tunisia), cf. inv. no. 83.AQ.391.6 in the J. Paul Getty Museum...
Interesting and quite attractive massive lead plaque inscribed with a Roman name in Greek letters, Roman, ca. 2nd.-4th. century AD.
The plaque with a complicated name in Greek abbrivation, starting with M.AUR. which is likely short for Marcus Aurelius and then a surname MEICP NEINT or something like that. For further study and research.
Size: ca. 5 cm x 4,2 cm. heavy weighing 57 grams.
German Private Collection from before 2000.
A truly spectacular example of early Roman glass, being a sea-green bowl of shallow rounded form with a smooth edge and 28 exterior pronounced ribs converging at the bottom. A wheel cut triple band circles the lower flattened section of the bowl.
The diameter at the top rim is 6 1/8", and the height is 1 3/8". The condition of the bowl is superb, with no chips, cracks, or restoration and displaying a wonderful iridescence...
A large 4 sided jar in sea-green glass, having a wide ridged strap handle and folded lip. The base is decorated with a segmented circle in the center of which is another circle. Smaller circles are at each corner of the base. This is NOT a reproduction, but an original period piece.
The jar is in excellent condition, with no cracks, chips, or repairs. It is 9 1/2" tall, and 3 1/4" on each side of the square base.
This classic Etruscan bronze is in excellent condition, measuring just over six inches in length. Each terminus (end) has the face of a bearded Satyr, with flaring, upturned ears. A rare and classic example, dating to circa the 5th-3rd century BC. Custom stand included. Excellent provenance, to be provided to the purchaser.
A wonderfully well-cast bronze depicting a "putto" kneeling, while blowing a horn. A similar example was sold in Bonham's London Antiquities sale October 5, 2011,lot 521 (part lot). The bronze measures just over 1-1/2" in height. Very fine detail, especially given the relatively small size. In excellent, original condition with a warm, chocolaty brown patina.
This is a fantastic ancient roman transparent yellowish green glass beaker.
Conical in form with straight walls, tapering to the slightly concave base, with an
outsplayed cracked-off rim, applied cobalt blue dots encircling below...
Military fibula made of bronze, with a crossbow shape. Fine green patina. Rome, ca. 3rd century. Length: 5.4 cm. Small old accident, otherwise good condition.
Small glass phial, with a bulbous body resting on a circular foot and surmounted by a cylindrical long neck. Slight irisations and soil encrustations. Roman period, ca. 3rd century. Height: 5.5 cm. Very good condition.
POTTERY PERFUME JAR
HOLY LAND, Roman “Herodian” 37 BC – 100 AD
Second temple period
Time of Christ
Globular ribbed body with a shaped neck and handle.
Height: 10.5 cm
Diameter: 7 cm
Height on stand: 15 cm
Condition: Good condition as shown
Found in Bethlehem south of Jerusalem, Holy Land
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BRONZE FIGURE OF A DANCER
Roman period, 100 - 300 AD
Height: 7.5 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Height on stand: 12 cm
Beautiful natural patina as found
Found in Hebron south of Jerusalem, Israel
ROMAN BRONZE WINGED NUDE EROS
ROMAN IMPERIAL, 1ST CENTURY AD
Love’s messenger stands in a relaxed pose with detailed facial features. Finely modeled in a naturalistic way, with childish proportions and chubby features. The figure is in a relaxed posture with the lively movement of the twisted head and body, twin wings with wonderful incised feathers attached to his back. He was probably holding a bow and arrow, now missing...
BRONZE FIGURE OF A STANDING BULL
Roman Imperial, 1st - 2nd Century AD
Height: 4.5 cm
Length: 5.5 cm
Height on stand: 11.5 cm
Condition: Excellent archaeological condition with lovely patina
Found in Jerusalem, Israel
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A BEAUTIFUL POTTERY SET "OIL LAMP AND AN OIL FILLER"
HOLY LAND; ROMAN; HERODIAN, 37 BC – 70 AD
Second temple period
Time of Jesus and King Herod the Great
Antiquities are valuable because of their historical and cultural values and especially because of their provenance in the biblical lands during the biblical period. To own a "biblical" artifact is to possess a genuine, one-of-a-kind, object that puts one in actual physical contact with the world of the Bible...
Superb large North African Red-Ware Oil Lamp, ca. 4th-5th Century AD.
A large oil lamp depicting a Sirene or Sea-maiden in the discus and symbols around the discus, knob handle and two filling holes.
Fine condition. Completely intact and free from repairs. With some even wear to all decorations and fine patination and discolouration from ancient use
Size: 13,3 cm. long.
Ex. South German Rheinland Collection since 1985.
ROMAN PERIOD, 1st - 2nd Cent. AD
This lovely perfume vessel with beautiful patina has survived the centuries with its beauty intact.
The flattened body rising to a firm and graceful cylindrical neck with a rim folded outwards.
One of the earliest types of free blown-glass vessels in an elongated bottle with a short body and a long neck. The content of such bottles could be poured out slowly, in tiny drops, and the small mouth was easily stoppered...