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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1432121
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$495.00
A wonderful Collection of 4 amulets in shape of the manu fica made of bronze and red and dark green jasper, attractively mounted on a lucite display stand, Roman, 1st - 3rd century A.D.

The fig sign is a mildly obscene gesture used at least since the Roman Age in Italy and Southern Europe and parts of the Mediterranean region, including in Turkish culture, and has also been adopted by Slavic cultures. The gesture uses a thumb wedged in between two fingers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432056
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$850.00
A truely amazing Roman Terra Sigilate dish, Sigillata Africana, Carthage, ca. 1st.-2nd. centery AD.

The deep dish engraved over the entire center with an awesome swirling pattern, likely made through stamping or roling a cylindrical stamp. Very attractive and scarce in this fine execution.

Size: 16,9 cm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice! Completely intact with fine patina, a few tiny nicks to the upper rim, mentioned only to be fully correct...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1432055
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$450.00
A truely massive and impressive pottery Jug, Roman, 2nd. half of the 4rd. century AD.

An elegant jug in white-beige clay with wide neck, broad lip and bulbous corpus. Scarce piece in an intact condition.

Size: Nearly 30 cm. high and as the pictures indicate, very broad and solidly constructed.

Condition: Superb!, finely patinated.

Reff. Type Niederbieber 96.

Ex. Coll. N.R., Oberbayern, bought in Münchner Kunsthandel in the 1970s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1431997
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$250.00
A wonderful terracotta oil lamp with four-leaved clover for good luck, Roman, Julio Claudian period, 1st. century AD.

Artful style, flat discus shape.

Size: 10,2 cm.

Condition: Choice, almost invisible hairline repair at the spout, othervise perfect.

Ex Steen Stroemberg Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1431654
Senatus Consulto
$950.00
A wonderful and very rare sturdy Gold ring with iron key, Roman, 3rd - 4th century A.D.

The ring of the compressed type with shoulders, the bezel is a small key of iron on a gold socket that would have unlocked a chest in the Roman period and would have belonged to a high ranking individual, perhaps a knight or senatorial class citizen. Old collection ink number inside.

Ringsize: 48...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1431485
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$375.00
A rare and intact massive bronze fibula of spectacles design, Southern Europe, likely Italy, late bronzeage, ca. 9th.-8th. century BC.

Attractive large fibula with long pin intact at the back.

Size: ca. 10 cm. long.

Condition: Choice and completely intact with ancient patina untouched.

Ex Coll. Dr. Günter Wiedner, from ca. 1980s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1431474
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$395.00
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A wonderful bronze figure of Hercules, Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

he is depicted as a nude youth, with animal at his right feet and leaning on something, perhaps a club, hence the Herculian attribution. Peculiar crown or headdress. Nice facial details and details of his muscular legs and torso. A few losses and choice green-brown patina.

Unattractive base so figure should be remounted!

Size: 9,4 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1431399
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$995.00
A high quality massive solid silver fibula, dating to the late Roman Period, 4th.-5th. century AD.

Bulb-headed silver fibula of the attractive cross-bow design, made with punched decoration. The size is very impressive and a wonderful intact silver fibula with a beautiful brownish patina.

Size: 7,5 cm. long and weighing in at nearly 150 grams, which is quite unusual for the type.

Ex Sotheby's London, Auction 10...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1429577
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$295.00
Wonderful heavy male silver finger ring, Roman, later 2nd. cent. AD.

The thick bezel with an artistic female portrait of a striking likeness to portraits of the younger Faustina and Crispina, later ca. 170-180 AD.

Size: The bezel 22 mm. long, the ring size diameter ca. 23-24 mm. 13,5 grams, so a massive ring!

Condition: The bezel broken off the ring but ring and bezel othervise intact so it can easily be glued or wielded. Fine silver alloy with ancient patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1429560
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$250.00
A rare silver large pendant, shaped as a scarab, Egypt, Ptolemaic-Roman periods, 3rd. century BC-1st. century AD.

The piece very attractive and shaped as drop-shaped stylized scarab, with details of head and body outlined. Small loop for hanging it at the top. The pendant still very wearable!

Size: 4 cm. long and rather heavy, thus valuable in Greco-Roman period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1429432
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$125.00
A nice pair of silver rings, one a small bracelet with tristed wire 63 mm. wide, the other a bracelet made for a very small child or made as a large hanger, 39 mm. Roman, 1st.-3rd. century AD. The larger piece can be opened in one end and is cleaned in toned silver, the smaller one with hoard patina and stuck, but will clean nicely, see detailed pictures.

Ex. German private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1428833
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$95.00
Superb late Greek/Roman protection amulet (attached) in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, Dacian, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

Size: 22 mm - c. 0,85 inch. - c. 5 grams.

Condition: Choice with slightly rough metal.

Ex. Private collection of Vienna since 1985.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1428832
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$95.00
Superb late Greek/Roman protection amulet (attached) in the shape of a bird with geomethric decorations, Dacian, 1st.-2nd. century AD.

Size: 24 mm - c. 0,9 inch. - 4-5 grams.

Condition: Choice with slightly rough metal.

Ex. Private collection of Vienna since 1985.



All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre 1492 item #1424695
Senatus Consulto
$375.00
A very beautiful and rare Islamic blue glass vase or bottle, Levantine, 9th.-14th. cent. AD.

The bottle in bright blue glass with a bulge on the neck and a pointed oval body.

Size: 9,9 cm.

Condition: Beautiful and basically intact, the bottom with a few minor chips.

Ex. Gallery Alte Römer in Hamburg and formerly Collection Prof. Dr. Ritschel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1424424
Senatus Consulto
$165.00
Nice set of Roman Jevellery stones in glass and Carnelian, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

A beautiful high relief portrait, perhaps of Apollo(?) in blue and red, a fine youthful portrait in a dark brownish and a bright red Carnelian intaglio with a bearded male portrait, all mounted in plexi holders.

Size: 14 mm., 10 mm. and 8 mm.

Condition: Intact.

Ex. German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1423190
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$95.00
A nice little bronze head of a deity, perhaps Diana, Rman 1s.-2nd. century AD.

Permanently mounted on a Lucite base with a fine dark patina. Her headdress mid-late 2nd. century style of Lucilla and Faustina Junior.

Size: 5 cm. inc. base, head 2 cm. tall.

Ex. Matthias Steinhausen collection and aquired at Kunsthandlung Aloys Faust, Cologne.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1422972
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$95.00
A very nice engraved seal ring, 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The ring with with stylized symbol, Diana (?)

Size: 21 mm (ring-diameter inside)

Condition: Choice! Wonderful warm olive green and brown patina.

Ex Matthias Steinhausen, bought in the 1970s at Kunst und Antiquitäten Katebi, Köln.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1422201
Senatus Consulto
$175.00
Interesting stamp seal engraved with Roman numerals and letters on the rim, likely made re-using an old Phoenician seal, 1st cent. BC - 1st. cent. AD.

Engraved on the oval face on both sides with stylized figures.

Size: 20 mm.

Condition: Fine wear and patina and intact. Very nice.

Egeskov Fine Arts, private collection, ca. 1990, London Antiquities market.