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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Prehistorical item #1361015 (stock #05)
ARS HISTORICA ARCHAEOLOGY
€1,500.00
A superb Tanagra woman figure whose body is shown naked standing in a senseous pose with the left leg forward. The piece is resented with wooden base. The purpose of Tanagra figurines was the funerary use, especially after incineration will give way to the custom of burial from 5th Century BC. In the tombs of Boeotia, two or three meters deep, draped and naked women figures of terracotta like this one were found. Material: Terracotta...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Prehistorical item #1361014 (stock #04)
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€3,000.00
Outstanding volcanic rock figure of a trophy bearer carrying an axe in one hand and holding a severed shrunken head in the other. Perfect state of preservation. Some earthy adhesions In Costa Rican culture trophy heads were given as prizes in the ballgame, suggesting that this trophy bearer might have been a ballgame victor. Similar example at Yale University Art Gallery. Material : Volcanic stone Dating: 900-1200 A.D. Origin: Atlantic Watershed - Guapiles...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Prehistorical item #1360934 (stock #03)
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€9,000.00
A small roman marble torso of a young man wearing a cloak. The head, the forearms and the lower section of the legs are missing. The figure appears nude, showing his sex with a “contrapposto” pose with the weight of the body falling over the right, leaving the left slightly bent and giving the piece a sense of movement. The only covering he is wearing is a cloak tied over his neck covering his back and partially covering his chest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Prehistorical item #1360933 (stock #02)
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€2,200.00
A outstanding syrian basalt altar with rectangular form and 4 legs. The top recessed to form a shallow basin, one side with two zoomorphic heads ( probably bulls ). Piece with earthy adhessions but intact. Perfect state of preservation. Material : Basalt Dating: ca. 4th Millennium B.C. Origin: Syria Size: 6,80 cm x 16,00 cm x 10,00 cm Provenance: Ex V.S Collection. Madrid ( since 1970´s )
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Prehistorical item #1360932 (stock #01)
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€2,200.00
A large buff-brown molded pottery standing deity. It depicts a male figure standing on an integrated square base, wearing a tunic and a robe that covers his body from his knees to the neck. Heavily encrusted with calcareous deposits following its long immersion in the Mediterranean, but the general form is visible. Material : Terracotta Dating:600 to 500 B.C Origin: Phoenician Size: 37,50 x 11,00 cm Condition: Sea encrustations but excellent state of preservation