All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1451786
A lovely larger silver figure of a Hare, Roman Imperial, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Very nice roman style and of high grade silver.

Size: 31-32 mm. weighing 5,69 grams.

Condition: Superb, attractive old greyish toning.

Ex. Austrian Private Collection since the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1451783
A beautiful figurine of a naked Erote, Roman Emperial period, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

He is very well-modelled in nice high quality silver, with some tiny old losses.

Silver votive figures like this was popular among the elite in Rome.

Size: ca. 4 cm. and weighing a hefty 10 grams or the same as three Denarii in the roman period.

Ex. Austrian Private Collection since the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1451767
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$1,250.00
A lovely detailed massive silver figurine of a Male Godess standing with patera (offerbowl), Roman 2nd.-3rd. century AD.

Silver votive figures like this was popular among the elite in Rome. The figure could depict the God bacchus, god of wine.

Height 38mm, massive weighing 16,07g.

Ex. Austrian Private Collection since the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1451645
A wonderful bronze pendant or tool in the shape of an arm with hand, Roman Empire, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Interesting large piece with usage unknown, perhaps a pendant of sorts. Well-modelled hand with a very nice brown and red patina.

Size: c. 65 mm.

Condition: Choice, lovely patina.

Ex German Collection from Hessen, aquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1451586
Interesting lot of 4 ancient weights of different usage, Greek and roman, 3rd. cent. BC-3rd. cent. AD.

Lot includes to fine Greek larger stone weights, with loops at the top weighing 33.57 grams, and possible used for weaving, a pendant shaped lead weight with loop, Roman and finally another Roman weight of bronze shaped as a bird and weighing 33,76 grams.

Condition: Intact with fine patinas, several rare pieces.

Ex. private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1451196
A fine pair of Roman bronze seal rings with engraved bezels, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

A fine pair of wearable rings, one with standing winged Lion, and the other with a springing lion engraved. Fine imprints.

Size: 19-20 mm. in ringsize, both with oval round bezels and high shoulders as typical for these male roman rings.

Condition: Nice, fine green patinas.

Ex. German private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1450070
A pair of very rare and historical interesting pottery oillamps, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

1) Oillamp with it's discus decorated with a rearing panther over a Vase, with a three in the background. Very beautiful scene in good style and high relief, single handle. Part of base missing.
2) Oillamp with a very rare decorations of arms and armor! The decoration includes a Roman Cuirass, Battleaxe, different shields, helmet, shield w. spear etc. Loss of handle and holes in the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1448179
Fine bowl on a low ring base, the floor with two concentric grooves. The inside of the rim with steps along a central ridge. Eight groups of notches on the lip. Thin smoothed slip.
Shape form 71A – Hayes 1101-1102 – fig. 34, pl.55, pp. 227-228 in: John W. Hayes. Roman Pottery and Fine-Ware Imports. The Athenian Agora. Vol. 32. Princeton 2008.
Ceramic
Roman, North Africa, 375-400 AD
D. 15.3 cm (6 in)
H. 4.7 cm (1.9 in)
Intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1448178
Fine red slip ware bowl on a low ring base, the flat floor offset from the steep wall by a groove.
The flat rim with a fine groove around the outer edge. All covered by a thin smoothed slip.
Roman African red slip ware pottery is characterized by an orange color and a shiny surface.
By the third century AD, fine African red slip pottery wares became the most popular type of tableware in the Roman Empire.
Ceramic
Roman, North Africa, 375-400 AD
D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1448177
Bright red bowl covered by a dense, smoothed and highly glossy slip.
Deep bowl with shallow floor, steep wall and simple lip. Standing on a ring base.
Roman African red slip ware pottery is characterized by an orange color and a shiny surface.
By the third century AD, fine African red slip pottery wares became the most popular type of tableware in the Roman Empire.
Ceramic
Roman, North Africa, 375-400 AD
D. 12.1 cm (4.8 in)
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1447826
Undecorated Roman lamp inscribed CCLO.SVC on the base.
The impressed mark refers to C(aius) Clo(dius) Suc(cessus) whose Italic workshop had branches in Africa Proconsularis.
Loeschke type VIII lamp with plain discus set off by grooves. Small filling hole at center, tiny air hole pierced below...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1443927
Free blown light green glass amphoriskos showing a tall cylindrical neck decorated with spiral trails.
Two rod handles applied to the edge of the shoulder.
The flared mouth with inward folded rim. The slightly concave base with a pontil scar.
Glass
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, 3rd-4th century AD
H. 6 cm (2.4 in)
Intact with layers of silvery iridescence.
Swiss private collection Edgar A. Mills, prior to 1956...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1443926
Rare bag-shaped glass vessel with a rod handle arching over the flared rim. The shoulder decorated with spiral trails. The concave base with a pontil scar.
Semi-transparent light green glass with layers of silvery iridescence.
Glass
Roman, Eastern Mediterranean, 3rd-4th century AD
H. 6.6 cm (2.6 in)
Intact and fine. Rare shape.
Swiss private collection Edgar A...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1443876
Translucent, pale green glass with seven vertical ribs along the piriform body.
Small constriction at the join to the cylindrical neck. The flared mouth with inward folded rim. Standing on a rounded base.
The surface with areas of silvery iridescence.
Similar bottles are commonly found in Roman Period funerary contexts and sometimes referred to as lacrimaria – tear containers.
Other denominations like unguentaria (oil container) or balsamaria (balsam container) ref...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1443523 (stock #r37146)
Roman glass with globular body, made with the technique of blown glass in two colors, decorated in its central part by zig-zag band Measurements: 9,5 cm
Conditions: Good condition.
Provenance: Archaeological Center, Israel, 2006
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1443520 (stock #bhm107)
Depicting Eros, with plump features and short wings, the youthful face framed by centrally-parted wavy hair tied at the top in a knot, standing nude except for a long mantle around the shoulders, both arms raised to reach large round fruits hanging from a tree above. This sculpture shows the maintenance of the mythological tradition still in the third and fourth centuries despite the fact that Christianity was already beginning to expand, representing that coexistence of both religions in the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1443517 (stock #hmc014)
The kouros are sculptures of youths, ephebes and nudes depicted from a frontal viewpoint and with one leg forward. The first examples have a more schematic character of the anatomy through geometric conventions and more archaic features corresponding to a primitive artistic style. In this case it is a handle that has been given the shape of a kouros with its arms raised towards the sky, possibly to support a zoomorphic element that has disappeared. It has archaic features with highly developed ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1443498 (stock #chr002)
Depicting the lower body, with an himation tied below her lips, the left knee flexed, remains of the swan held to her body. The story of Leda and the swan comes from Greek mythology. Leda was the wife of Tindarus, king of Sparta. One day while walking along the river Eurotas, after having sex with her husband Tindar, Leda was seduced by Zeus who presented himself in the form of a swan, something he often did to have sex with women. From these relationships, Leda had four children, two from her m...