All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1459819 (stock #J663)
TimesAncient
£195.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1459818 (stock #J065)
TimesAncient
£160.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1459763 (stock #J596)
TimesAncient
£75.00
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)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1459762 (stock #J208)
TimesAncient
£325.00
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)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1459752
Pair of interesting and rare heavy bronze dishes, perhaps also functioning as weights, Roman 1st.-3rd. century AD.

With lovely brown and green patina and decorated with perfect concenthric circles. The largest weight 166,48 grams and the smaller 139,50 grams!

Size: 66 mm. and 64 mm. in diameter.

Ex Bavarian private collection, Germany between 1974-2015.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1459689 (stock #20)
Jaspers' Antiques
$1,750.00
Origin: Carthago Dimensions: 13,5 x 10 x 7,5 cm Time period: 0 - 300 AD Condition: Several small damages and the handle appears to be reattached. See pictures. Description: Decorated and stamped sigilata. The stamp reads: 'A drink to victory'. A very rare item. Provenance: Ex. private Dutch collection. Collected before the 1970's. Extra information: No export license is required for shipping between countries in the EU...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1459662 (stock #J209)
TimesAncient
£320.00
A large Roman redware oil lamp with a right facing bust of Serapis wearing modius; the perimeter with decorative moulded patterns. The lamp has a pierced handle at the rear and stands on a low ring base.

Northern Africa: Circa 4th-5th AD.

Very Fine condition.
Length 13.1 cms (5.2 ins).
NB Stand not included...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1459658 (stock #J407)
TimesAncient
£245.00
A Romano-Egyptian 'cotton reel' glass unguentarium in thick-cast, mottled, teal-coloured glass. The flask has a wide everted flat rim, with a relatively tall neck, and stands on a flat base.

Circa 1st Century AD

Condition: Very fine condition with areas of light iridescence; minor accretions inside and out.
Height 6.8 cms (2.7 ins)

Similar item: Ancient Glass at the Newark Museum (USA), item 50.1836...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1459523 (stock #J707)
TimesAncient
£150.00
A Roman silver ring with oval, D-section hoop, widening towards the rounded shoulders. The ring has an ellipsoid bezel with inscription in Latin 'VOT’ i.e. 'a gift for'.

Circa 2nd century AD.

Fine condition
Width 22 mms (0.86 ins).
Internal diameter 11.8 x 17.2 mms. Approximate size British G, USA 3 ¼.

Property of a gentleman from Vienna; from his private collection formed since 1970.

Cf...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1457736 (stock #7)
Origin: Europe Dimensions: 9,5 x 7 x 4 cm Time period: 0 - 300 AD Condition: In very good condition Provenance: Ex. private Dutch collection. Collected before the 1980's. Extra information: No export license is required for shipping between countries in the EU. For shipping outside the EU: - Please allow a maximum delay of 8 weeks for the application for the permit. - Take in account possible additional costs for import.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1457364
Interesting lot of 20 antiquites, incl. fragments of marple construction pieces, Celtic La tene ceramics and fragments of Roman pottery, all from an old collection.

Several pieces with finding places indicated in ink or tags.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1457352
Interesting large assortment of 29 smaller antiquites, incl. many Roman metal antiquities.

Highlights are a silver Roman Lunar pendant, (intact and wearable), a couple of Islamic silver fingerrings, an intact Roman bronze twezer, lead bullits, Roman tools, a Viking boat-shaped belt strap, Neolithic and Persian arrowheads, Roman glass and much more!

Ex. Private collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1456918
A nice little lot of a finely made bronze weight(?) and a larger heavy bronze weight (weight 83,09 grams) with loop for a strap, and a charming fibula, all Roman, 1st.-3rd. cent. AD:

Size: around 43 mm. for the fibula and 4,5 cm. for the smaller weight.

Ex. Dr. Eberhard Schen, 1950s-1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1456640
A fine group of ancient pottery oil lamps, Later Roman to Byzantine periods, ca. 3rd.-6th. century AD.

Group consists of a 86 mm. long Roman lamp, 2nd.-3rd. cent. AD, a small round terracotta type, quite rare, 70 mm. long, likely Early Roman (?) and a larger Holyland type, Palestine ca. 6th. century AD. with ribbed corpus (damage to mouth), 95 mm.

A nice lot for one price!

Ex. Private collection, since 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1456624
A nice ancient silver bracelet in a rather pure silver alloy, Roman Imperial type, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Nice ancient jevellery work, the blacelet hammered flat and terminals engraved with details.

Size: 6,3 cm. tall and 6 cm. wide.

Condition: Fine, hairline repair to the ring, othervise intact and with fine patina.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1456543
Large North African red-ware fragment depicting a leaping panther with detailed head and fearsome paws.
Excellent modeling of the musculature and great coat pattern rendered with small circles. On the other end a hound chasing a sheep or goat.
The fragment belongs to the rim of a lanx, a larger and rather rare rectangular platter. The outer edge is decorated with a beaded pattern.
For a panther from a matching mould, cf...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1456415
A nice and fine style roman pottery head, 1st. century AD.

Style of the head much like portraits of a young Nero.

Size: 53 mm. tall.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1456225
An interesting selection of 13 mainly intact Roman bronze items, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The collection consists of several medical tools and pins with knob finials, a scarce Roman Iron citizens ring (intaglio lost), a miniature amphora, a massive suspension ring with torquise patina, a very nice roundel fibula and a nice intact fibula, perhaps pre-roman.

Size: Up to 15,8 cm. in lenght, the roundel fibula measure 4 cm. in diameter.

Ex. German private collection f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1456167
A lot of 4 attractive larger size Roman bronze military fibulas, 1st.-3rd. cent. AD.

The lot includes a very nice Roman bow fibula (53 mm. long), perfectly intact, good metal and ring attached to the pin; a Roundel fibula, (diameter 36 mm.) intact; a large bow fibula with intact pin (70 mm.!), small repair, and a Dolphin-shaped fibula, incl. pin (5,1 cm). repaired.

Nice green patinas.

Ex. German private collection from the 1960s to ca. 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1456162
An amazing Roman bronze belt Buckle with unbroken enamel patina, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

A really attractive shiel-shaped buckle with floral decoration. The patina is fantastic and doesn't come any better. Possible a military related piece.

Size: 53 mm. long and 37 mm wide.

Condition: Superb!

Ex. German private collection from the 1960s to ca. 2000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1455306
Choice red-ware rim fragment featuring a beautifully detailed lion. The feline approaches with a forward-turned front body. The head with delicate detail and a shaggy mane. Shaggy strands on the elbow joint. Excellent modeling of the musculature and great rendering of the panther-like fur pattern depicted with tiny circles. For almost the same lion on an Orpheus bowl, cf. 1981.658 in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. For a discussion of the bowl, cf. pp. 230-231, pl. 32 in: Annewies van den ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1455304
Roman red-ware fragment of a lamp with a partially preserved horse on the discus.
The animal head with flared nostrils, open mouth and bare teeth. The big eye with eyelashes, the ears laid back. Mane and tail hatched.
Trappings around the neck and the croup decorated with tiny dots. On the croup a swastika with dots in the interstices, possibly a brand.
The checkerboard panels on the shoulder frame resemble Ennably A10, the targets with diamonds inside are close to Ennably ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1454088
Roman red-ware lamp decorated on the discus with a rosette. Pierced at center with adjacent filling-hole.
Hayes type I lamp. Grooves on the shoulder, a vestigial rim around the discus and the nozzle channel. Grooved handle at the rear, unpierced. Raised base with double rib extending to the handle. A sprig design under the base.
Antique collector’s label on the side with faded writing reading: Trouvé à Sousse – le x de xxxx. Later nummeration in black ink reading 210.
...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1452803
An interesting large Roman-Late Roman bronze Oil Lamp, ca. 3rd.-5th. century AD:

The lamp round with two arrow-shaped nozzles / spouts and a lid.

Size: Max 11,5 cm. incl. nozzles.

Condition: Fine, fractured at one side and lid repaired. Nice green patina.

Ex. Hirsch Auctions, old private collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1452137
A nice dress- or hairpin of solid silver with gilt finial, Roman, c. 3rd.-4th. century AD

Interesting hemispheric finial with decorative beads in fine silver throughout.

Size: ca. 15 cm. long.

Condition: Choice and intact with some bumps to the finial, fine darkly toned silver.

Ex. Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1451980
A wonderful complete selection of 7 Roman glass jewellery antiquities, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The collection consist of two roman glass bangles, one in lovely dark blue glass and the other in green glass with fine rainbow iridescence. Also, included is a very long twisted glass pin, perhaps a hair or dress pin, eaiter Roman or Sassanian, fine iridescence as well. Also in the collection are three fine roman and Romano-Egyptian glass fingerrings and a very nice blue and green glass int...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1451790
A lovely silver figure of a crouching monkey, Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Very nice roman style and of high grade silver and with gilt.

Size: Weighing 2,58g, 1,6 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb.

Ex. Austrian Private Collection since the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1451789
A beautiful silver bust of a Godess, Roman Imperial, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Very nice roman style and of high grade and partly gilt silver.

Size: 3,62 grams and c. 1,7 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, attractive old greyish toning.

Ex. Austrian Private Collection since the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1451788
A lovely silver figure of a mouse running a single wheel with it's paw, Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Very nice roman style and of high grade silver.

Size: Weighing 4.44 grams and ca. 2.1 cm. long.

Condition: Choice, thick old silver patina.

Ex. Austrian Private Collection since the 1970s.
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
Senatus Consulto
$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. Pockmarked surface with ...
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. 16 cm ...
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. 4.5 cm (1.8 in)
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.
Plain outward-sloping shoulder with arched bowshaped volutes, whose knobs continue down the side of the basin wall.
The nozzle separated from the discus by a straight horizont...
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.

The authenticity of the...
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. Mills, prior to 1956.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guarante...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1443497 (stock #m6070)
Facial features reveal attractive young chubby male face with snub nose; lips slightly parted and mouth agape revealing teeth. Prominent cheekbones lidded almond-shaped eyes under shaggy eyebrows and gnarled furrowed forehead. Luxurious thick curling hair, wearing a wreath of overlapping ivy leaves, the back of the wreath joined together with strap. The Roman Satyr was goat-like from waist down, with a man’s torso and head complete with horns. Measurements: 12 x 6 cm
Conditions: Good co...
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.

Condition: Superb, perfect condition for type.

Provenance: Collectio...
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.

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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. Apart from that the lion may represent Christ or Marcus the evangelist.
Ceramic
Roman, North Afri...
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.