FINE ANCIENT ART, ANTIQUITIES & COINS 2023-01-29 Auction - 491 Price Results - Apollo Art Auctions in United Kingdom
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IMPORTANT MARBLE PORTRAIT OF A SEVERAN LADY, POSSIBLY JULIA DOMNARARE GREEK CORINTHIAN BRONZE HELMETRARE EGYPTIAN CARTONNAGE MASK
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FINE ANCIENT ART, ANTIQUITIES & COINS

Apollo Art Auctions are delighted to present their first sale of 2023 - Fine Ancient Art, Antiquities & Coins. The catalogue encompasses a broad range of well-provenanced and expertly authenticated artifacts from Classical Europe, through Egypt and the Near East, as well as many treasures from India and China. The catalogue is divided into four sections: commencing with Classical and Egyptian Antiquities, followed by Medieval Works of Art, Asian Works of Art and finishing with a great selection of Ancient Coins. Some of the highlights of this sale include Lot 1 Attic Black-Figure Whiteground Lekythos an artefact with royal provenance belonging to the Second Marquess of Northampton. Lot 6 Rare Egyptian Cartonnage Mask and Lot 7 Large Egyptian Limestone Stele King of Upper Egypt Middle Kingdom With Report, beautiful and important Egyptian pieces. Lot 23 Rare Apulian - Lucanian Red-Figure Volute Krater - TL Tested and lot 24 Apulian Greek Red Figure Column Krater - TL Tested a great examples of high-end Greek pottery. Lot 50 Rare Greek Corinthian Bronze Helmet an iconic and desired type of helmet in great quality. Lot 51 Greek Bronze Winged Helmet - ex. Axel Guttmann an extraordinary Greek helmet of rare type and famous provenance. Lot 59 Important Marble Portrait of a Serveran Lady, Possibly Julia Domna, an astonishing Roman sculpture captured by the artist in timelessly beautiful marble. Lot 63 Large Roman Marble Venus, a playful representation of the goddess Venus in large size. Lot 65 A Bronze Statuette of Jupiter Depicting Zeus Brontaios an important Roman bronze figure modelled after a Greek original by the famous sculptor Leochares
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ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE, WHITEGROUND LEKYTHOS: Ca. 490-480 BC. Attributed to the Athena painter. This vase depicts a scene from a centauromachy, showing a hoplite soldier on one knee, thrusting the point of his spear into his opponent's
0001: ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE, WHITEGROUND LEKYTHOSEst. £20,000-£40,000
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ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE YOUTH HEAD - TL TESTED: Ca. 400-200 BC. A terracotta votive of hollow form depicting a young male. His young visage comprises of large almond-shaped eyes, incised pupils, a prominent aquiline nose, full bow -shaped lips,
0003: ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE YOUTH HEAD - TL TESTEDEst. £15,000-£30,000
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A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS, POSSIBLY JUNO: Ca. 100 - 300 AD. Wearing a heavily draped chiton with a knotted belt beneath the breasts and wrapped in a himation falling from her proper left shoulder and across her waist, her right arm
0004: A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A GODDESS, POSSIBLY JUNOEst. £15,000-£30,000
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GREEK CANOSAN TERRACOTTA DANCING WOMAN - EX CHRISTIES: Ca. 200 BC. Perhaps from Centurpipe, Sicily, depicted wearing a chiton, her body twisting spirally to the right, head thrown back and turned sharply to her right. Left leg raised behind her, arms
0005: GREEK CANOSAN TERRACOTTA DANCING WOMAN - EX CHRISTIESEst. £15,000-£30,000
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RARE EGYPTIAN CARTONNAGE MASK: Ptolemaic Period, Ca. 332-30 BC. An ancient Egyptian cartonnage mask of timeless beauty depicting the deceased who is shown wearing a tripartite wig, the lappets of which fall gently behind the ears
0006: RARE EGYPTIAN CARTONNAGE MASKEst. £20,000-£40,000
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LARGE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN GILT WOOD AND BRONZE IBIS: Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, Ca. 664-32 BC. An ancient Egyptian gilt wood and bronze Ibis depicted seated, the body sculpted in wood, covered in gesso and gilt, the closed wings articulated, the
0008: LARGE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN GILT WOOD AND BRONZE IBISEst. £6,000-£12,000
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS VOTIVE FIGURE: Late Dynastic Period, Saite Period. Egyptian, Ca. 664-332 BC. A bronze figure of Osiris standing mummiform with his hands emerging from his cloak, holding the crook and flail, and wearing a broad
0009: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS VOTIVE FIGUREEst. £1,500-£3,000
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LARGE EGYPTIAN MAAHES STATUETTE: Late Period - Ptolemaic Dynasty, c. 663-30 BC. Statuette of the war god Maahes enthroned on a modern stand. His leonine head is adorned with a nemes headdress and a false beard, and his hands are
0010: LARGE EGYPTIAN MAAHES STATUETTEEst. £750-£1,500
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA USHABTI: New Kingdom, 19th - 20th Dynasty, Ca. 1292-1085 BC. A well-moulded terracotta ushabti, wearing the tripartite wig, holding hoe and mattock, basket on the back, details painted in black and red. A
0012: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA USHABTIEst. £750-£1,500
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA USHABTI: New Kingdom, 19th-20th Dynasty, Ca. 1292-1085 BC. A terracotta ushabti figure modelled in stylised mummiform pose with hands crossed over the chest, wearing an illustrious tripartite wig; all details
0013: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA USHABTIEst. £750-£1,500
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LARGE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN CEDAR WOOD FIGURE: Late Period - Ptolemaic Dynasty, c. 663-30 BC. Ancient Egyptian Carved Wood Female Figure late period c.630-300 BC. Size 15 1/4 inches high. Large wood female figure of an Offering Bearer, with
0015: LARGE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN CEDAR WOOD FIGUREEst. £1,500-£3,000
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EGYPTIAN WOOD FEMALE OFFERING BEARER: Late Period - Ptolemaic Dynasty, c. 663-30 BC. A polychromy wooden female figure with a basket on her head and a water vessel in her right hand. She is depicted striding forward, wearing a short wig
0016: EGYPTIAN WOOD FEMALE OFFERING BEAREREst. £1,500-£3,000
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EGYPTIAN CARTONNAGE MUMMY MASK: Roman Period, Ca. 100 AD. Lovely face mask of plaster or stucco over linen; with handsome features painted in yellow and reddish pigments, the eyes and lashes in black pigment. The wig in raised
0017: EGYPTIAN CARTONNAGE MUMMY MASKEst. £750-£1,500
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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WOOD SARCOPHAGUS MUMMY MASK: Late Dynastic Period, Ca. 664-32 BC. A carved sarcophagus mask formed from a finely grained cedar wood. The countenance presents with bulging almond-shaped eyes, a broad nose with flared nostrils,
0018: AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WOOD SARCOPHAGUS MUMMY MASKEst. £750-£1,500
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EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAR: New Kingdom, Ca. 1550-1070 BC. The vessel of piriform shape smoothly tapers to a narrow flat base, standing on an everting foot, with a short cylindrical neck and thick, flat disc rim. Cf. el-Khouli,
0019: EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAREst. £750-£1,500
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RARE EGYPTIAN ALABASTER MACE HEAD: Pre-Dynastic, Ca. 3500-3000 BC. A rare piriform alabaster mace head with a cylindrical drill hole in the centre for attachment to a wooden handle. Maces were extensively used in Egypt and
0021: RARE EGYPTIAN ALABASTER MACE HEADEst. £3,000-£6,000Lot Passed
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PTOLEMAIC GOLD SEAL RING WITH GRYPHON: Ca. 400-300 BC. Hellenistic Period, possibly from Egypt. A beautiful gold finger ring composed of a round hoop and a large bezel engraved with a lion-headed gryphon (griffin) depicted in flying
0021A: PTOLEMAIC GOLD SEAL RING WITH GRYPHONEst. £6,000-£12,000
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HUGE PHOENICIAN GLASS PASTE FACE BEAD: Ca. 400-300 BC. A charming janiform pale blue glass bead with a cylindrical body drilled vertically for suspending. The exterior is decorated with two human faces with applied eye beads and densely
0022: HUGE PHOENICIAN GLASS PASTE FACE BEADEst. £1,500-£3,000
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APULIAN GREEK RED FIGURE COLUMN KRATER - TL TESTED: Ca. 350-300 BC. A large and superb Apulian pottery Column krater with a decorative frame. From right to left, on the A-side a scene of a seated draped woman wearing a stylised chiton fastened below
0024: APULIAN GREEK RED FIGURE COLUMN KRATER - TL TESTEDEst. £20,000-£40,000
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VERY LARGE APULIAN SKYPHOS: Ca. 370-360 BC. A very sizeable and attractive red-figure painted skyphos (wine cup), depicting (on side A) a winged nude Eros in profile, riding a horse adorned by a petite dolphin brand on its
0025: VERY LARGE APULIAN SKYPHOSEst. £10,000-£20,000
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APULIAN RED-FIGURE OINOCHOE: Attributable to the Iliupersis Painter, Ca. 370-350 BC. An attractive blackware oinochoe with a nicely delineated foot, a rotund body, a cylindrical neck that rises to a carefully modeled trefoil
0027: APULIAN RED-FIGURE OINOCHOEEst. £4,000-£8,000
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GREEK APULIAN RED-FIGURE LEKANIS: Ca. 350-300 BC. Beautifully painted, lidded lekanis of typically elegant form, the shallow bowl painted in black, standing on a stemmed foot and with the lid with knopped finial handle. The main
0028: GREEK APULIAN RED-FIGURE LEKANISEst. £1,500-£3,000
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GREEK ATTIC POTTERY STEMMED KYLIX - TL TESTED: Ca. 500-400 BC. A beautiful Attic pottery kylix decorated via the black-figure technique on the exterior walls of both sides, hemispherical body with two lug handles, featuring a central horse and
0029: GREEK ATTIC POTTERY STEMMED KYLIX - TL TESTEDEst. £4,500-£9,000
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LARGE ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN AMPHORA: Near the Bearded Sphinx Painter, Ca. 600 BC. A pottery amphora of a classic form, with a bulbous body upon a raised, round foot, a flared rim at the top and gracefully curved twin handles adjoining
0034: LARGE ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN AMPHORAEst. £7,500-£15,000Lot Passed
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GREEK SOUTH ITALIC POTTERY PATERA: Subgeometric III, Ca. 4th century BC. With a rosette in the tondo enclosed within a band of alternating lines and dots, framed by thick, plain bands, a band of ivy below the rim, light-brown umber
0035: GREEK SOUTH ITALIC POTTERY PATERAEst. £1,500-£3,000
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GREEK CORINTHIAN DECORATED KOTHON: Archaic Period, ca. 6th-5th century BC. A decorated pottery kothon with a smooth burnished, cream-color slipped surface and delicate black and red decorative lines around the rim and interior. A loop
0037: GREEK CORINTHIAN DECORATED KOTHONEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
CYPRIOT BLACK ON RED WARE POTTERY BOWL: Cypro-Archiac, Ca. 750-600 BC. A beautiful thin-walled bowl of slightly elliptical form, with twin handles and ring base. The black-painted decoration on the exterior consists of bands of concentric
0038: CYPRIOT BLACK ON RED WARE POTTERY BOWLEst. £3,000-£5,000Lot Passed
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LARGE CYPRIOT BRONZE AGE TERRACOTTA AMPHORA: Ca. 2300-1650 BC. An attractive red slip ware amphora with a bulbous body, slim cylindrical neck, tubular rim, and two handles joining shoulder to neck. Amphorae such as this were used to hold and
0039: LARGE CYPRIOT BRONZE AGE TERRACOTTA AMPHORAEst. £750-£1,500
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VILLANOVAN POTTERY VESSEL: Ca. 700-600 BC. A one-handled pottery vessel of a wide, globular body on a flat ring foot. The shoulder is broad, with two bands of incised decoration flanking multiple protrusions. Cylindrical neck
0040: VILLANOVAN POTTERY VESSELEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
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PAIR OF LARGE ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO OINOCHOE: Ca. 500 BC. Molded in bucchero "pesante", these oinochoe have an ovoid body, trefoil mouth, two plastic rotelles on the rim, a disc-shaped foot, and a handle stretching from the rim to the shoulder.
0041: PAIR OF LARGE ETRUSCAN BUCCHERO OINOCHOEEst. £3,000-£6,000
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ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD OF A WOMAN: Ca. 400-200 BC. Depicted with her hair arranged in multiple curls, with tresses falling at the sides, a veil drawn up over her head. Item comes with a professional historical report from Ancient
0042: ETRUSCAN TERRACOTTA VOTIVE HEAD OF A WOMANEst. £6,000-£12,000
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HELLENISTIC SILVER PHIALE: Ca. 400-300 BC. A museum-quality bowl hammered from a single sheet of silver with underside low-relief decorated with numerous embossed amphorea designs surrounded by a circumferential band of
0043: HELLENISTIC SILVER PHIALEEst. £3,000-£6,000
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HELLENISTIC GOLD BROOCH WITH AGATE EYE: Ca. 300-100 BC. A finely rendered Greek Hellenistic gold disc-shaped brooch/pendant, hammered from thin gold, with an agate eye to the centre. The obverse is finely decorated with dense filigree
0044: HELLENISTIC GOLD BROOCH WITH AGATE EYEEst. £1,500-£3,000
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ANCIENT GREEK GOLD ARCHITECTURAL RING WITH GARNET: Ca. 200 BC. A stunning gold ring composed of a D-shaped hoop with its arms terminating in architectural form with a hinged mechanism. The raised bezel features a large cell with a garnet cabochon
0046: ANCIENT GREEK GOLD ARCHITECTURAL RING WITH GARNETEst. £3,000-£5,000
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GREEK HELLENISTIC GOLD PENDANT WITH DOLPHINS: Ca. 300 BC. An amphora-shaped pendant comprising a central shaft threaded with a large piriform coral bead secured at the bottom with a large sphere. The looped finial, serving as a suspension ring,
0047: GREEK HELLENISTIC GOLD PENDANT WITH DOLPHINSEst. £750-£1,500
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URARTIAN BRONZE HELMET: Ca. 800-700 BC. A helmet formed of hammered bronze sheet of conical form with two bands of horizontal raised ribs around the bottom edge. The helmet is decorated with repoussé rib to the forward
0049: URARTIAN BRONZE HELMETEst. £7,500-£15,000Lot Passed
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RARE GREEK CORINTHIAN BRONZE HELMET: Ca. 600 BC. A bronze combat helmet of Archaic Corinthian-Type, hammered from a single sheet of bronze with finely contoured almond-shaped eyes that gently taper to a point. Simplistic curvilinear
0050: RARE GREEK CORINTHIAN BRONZE HELMETEst. £60,000-£120,000
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GREEK BRONZE WINGED HELMET - ex. Axel Guttmann: Ca. 400 BC. A bronze helmet forged from a single hammered sheet with a finely central crest in high relief depicting a stylised gorgoneion with intricately made snake heads depicting scales, in
0051: GREEK BRONZE WINGED HELMET - ex. Axel GuttmannEst. £60,000-£120,000
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GREEK CHALCIDIAN BRONZE HELMET: Ca. 500-300 BC. A helmet comprising of hammered tinned bronze. The domed crown with front with medial ridge, with contoured double curve above the brow continuing as an occipital rib around the
0052: GREEK CHALCIDIAN BRONZE HELMETEst. £12,000-£24,000
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GREEK BRONZE CHALCIDIAN HELMET: Ca. 500-300 BC. A superb Chalcidian helmet. The bowl is forged in one piece, featuring high-arched eyebrows with an ear drop-shaped nose guard and a flaring neck-guard. The raised curves demarcating
0053: GREEK BRONZE CHALCIDIAN HELMETEst. £7,500-£15,000
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ROMAN BUGGENUM TYPE BRONZE HELMET: Ca. 100-50 BC. A Buggenum type bronze helmet with a rounded bowl, folded brim, and projection on the top for attaching a plume. This was the most iconic helmet of the Roman army from the 1st century
0054: ROMAN BUGGENUM TYPE BRONZE HELMETEst. £12,000-£24,000Lot Passed
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ANCIENT ROMAN IRON PUGIO DAGGER WITH SCABBARD: Ca. 100 AD. An iron pugio, or squat triangular dagger with a midrib and rivet holes to accept a handle. This dagger comes with its beautiful scabbard complete with tassel-like ornaments, and a round
0057: ANCIENT ROMAN IRON PUGIO DAGGER WITH SCABBARDEst. £3,000-£6,000
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ANCIENT ROMAN IRON GLADIUS SWORD: Ca. 100-200 AD. An iron gladius blade with waisted edges, a triangular tip, and a long tang. The gladius was a key part of Roman military equipment and was used by the empire’s legionaries in
0058: ANCIENT ROMAN IRON GLADIUS SWORDEst. £1,500-£3,000
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LARGE ROMAN MARBLE CUPID WITH INSCRIPTION - 52CM: Ca. 100-200 AD. A large marble cupid statue carved in the round. Cupid is depicted nude and fleshy, standing and motion to the right, with his right foot, turned outwards. The tree stump behind him
0061: LARGE ROMAN MARBLE CUPID WITH INSCRIPTION - 52CMEst. £7,500-£15,000
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ROMAN MARBLE HARPOCRATES PAIR: Ca. 200-300 AD. A pair of beautiful, life-size marble statues of nude children representing Harpocrates, the god of silence and secrecy, each represented elegantly standing on a plinth - one hand
0062: ROMAN MARBLE HARPOCRATES PAIREst. £12,000-£24,000Lot Passed
LARGE ROMAN MARBLE VENUS: Ca. 200-300 AD. A marble torso of goddess Venus (Greek Aphrodite) standing with her weight on her left leg, the right leg slightly bent and advanced. Her slender body is nude and softly modelled.
0063: LARGE ROMAN MARBLE VENUSEst. £12,000-£24,000Lot Passed
SPACE VENUS - CONTEMPORARY - 2022: 2022. The Space Venus is a contemporary adaptation of the Large Roman Marble Venus (Lot. 63), created by Matthew Dorabiala a talented London-based contemporary artist. His practice is heavily
0064: SPACE VENUS - CONTEMPORARY - 2022Est. £750-£1,500Lot Passed
ROMAN BRONZE CERES STATUETTE: Ca. 100-300 AD. A very fine bronze statuette of Ceres (Greek Demeter), the goddess of agriculture and fertility, depicted standing and wearing a long sleeveless Ionic chiton with himation around the
0066: ROMAN BRONZE CERES STATUETTEEst. £15,000-£25,000Lot Passed
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ROMAN BRONZE CHARIOT FITTINGS PAIR WITH MALE BUSTS: Ca. 100-300 AD. A pair of bronze chariot appliqués, each with a bust formed separately and mounted at the centre, each comprising a discoid body with domed inner ring decorated with concentric
0068: ROMAN BRONZE CHARIOT FITTINGS PAIR WITH MALE BUSTSEst. £1,500-£3,000
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RARE ROMAN BRONZE BEAR OIL LAMP: Ca. 200-300 AD. A charming cast-bronze statuette of a bear standing on its two slender back legs and holding a round and shallow container to be filled with oil. The bear’s body is detailed by
0069: RARE ROMAN BRONZE BEAR OIL LAMPEst. £25,000-£35,000Lot Passed
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LARGE ROMAN BRONZE LAMP ON STAND: Ca. 200 AD. A cast bronze decorative tripod stand with an oil lamp. The feet are rounded, abstract forms that suggest the paws of an animal; a heavy, skirt-like form is around the legs. Above that is
0070: LARGE ROMAN BRONZE LAMP ON STANDEst. £7,500-£15,000
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LARGE ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE OLPE: Ca. 400-500 AD. A Late Roman bronze jug rising from a flared short foot. The vessel features an inverted piriform lower body with ribbing features, flaring to a gracefully-shaped neck and ending with
0071: LARGE ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE OLPEEst. £3,000-£6,000Lot Passed
LARGE ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE OLPE: Ca. 300-400 AD. A bronze jug with a flaring step rim, restricted neck, piriform body, and a long figural handle with a plate in the form of a head of a bearded man. Wine drinking was an important
0072: LARGE ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE OLPEEst. £3,000-£6,000Lot Passed
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ROMAN BRONZE FOOT IN A SANDAL OIL LAMP: Ca. 100-200 AD. A beautiful cast-bronze oil lamp in the shape of a right foot wearing a sandal. The lamp has two openings, each finely detailed with foliate designs. The handle of the lamp is in the
0074: ROMAN BRONZE FOOT IN A SANDAL OIL LAMPEst. £7,500-£15,000
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ROMAN REDWARE MORTARIUM WITH RAM SPOUT: Ca. 100-300 AD. A redware mortarium with a flanged rim and a conical shape. It tapers to a flat base. The interior has incised pattern of radiating lines in tondo. The raised bowl edge terminates in
0076: ROMAN REDWARE MORTARIUM WITH RAM SPOUTEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
HUGE ROMAN GLASS PLATE: Ca. 50-300 AD. A stunning glass plate in a greenish-blue fabric with an outward folded rim, hemispherical bowl and applied ring foot. Two dolphin-shaped applied handles are attached to each side of
0077: HUGE ROMAN GLASS PLATEEst. £6,000-£9,000Lot Passed
ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS JUG: Ca. 200-300 AD. An elegant Ancient Roman blown light green glass jug, featuring an elongated pyriform body leading to a long cylindrical neck and a wide flaring rim, with a strap handle, a small
0079: ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS JUGEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
ROMAN GLASS JUG WITH TREFOIL RIM: Ca. 200–300 AD. A blue-green, free-blown glass jug featuring a broad ovoid body with a long cylindrical neck, an applied trail low on the neck and on the underside of the trefoil mouth, on an
0080: ROMAN GLASS JUG WITH TREFOIL RIMEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
ROMAN GLASS JUG: Ca. 300 AD. A beautiful light blue jug with a globular body resting on a low ring foot, a cylindrical neck featuring a deep blue tooling, an outsplayed rim and thickened lip. Accretions inside. For a
0081: ROMAN GLASS JUGEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
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ROMAN GLASS JUG: Ca. 200-300 AD. A one-handled jug in a translucent green palette with a conical body, a tall, tapering cylindrical neck, and strap handle with thumb rest in a darker green colour which joins the
0082: ROMAN GLASS JUGEst. £1,500-£3,000
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ROMAN GLASS JAR WITH HANDLES: Ca. 300 AD. Translucent green; handles in the same color. Outsplayed rim, folded over and in, and smoothed into the side of mouth; broad funnel-shaped neck; narrow shoulder; bulbous body; deep kick
0084: ROMAN GLASS JAR WITH HANDLESEst. £750-£1,500Lot Passed
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ROMAN ROCK CRYSTAL GRYLLOS INTAGLIO IN GOLD RING: Ca. 100-300 AD. A rock crystal intaglio bearing an engraved gryllos motif, comprising a bust of left-facing Minerva wearing a plumed helmet, and two bearded men, one in the nape of her neck, the
0085: ROMAN ROCK CRYSTAL GRYLLOS INTAGLIO IN GOLD RINGEst. £1,500-£3,000
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HEAVY ROMAN GOLD RING WITH BANDED AGATE INTAGLIO: Ca. 100-300 AD. An amazing gold ring comprising a slender hoop with elaborately decorated shoulders and raised bezel with banded agate intaglio depicting the bust of helmeted god Mars above advancing
0088: HEAVY ROMAN GOLD RING WITH BANDED AGATE INTAGLIOEst. £3,000-£5,000
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ROMAN SOL INVICTUS CARNELIAN INTAGLIO IN GOLD RING: Ca. 200 AD. A red gem intaglio bearing an engraved bust of Sol Invictus wearing a radiate crown set in a possibly later gold ring with tapering hoop, and filigree shoulders. Sol Invictus (Latin
0091: ROMAN SOL INVICTUS CARNELIAN INTAGLIO IN GOLD RINGEst. £1,500-£3,000
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ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS WITH GLASS HEADS: Ca. 1-100 AD. A finely rendered pair of gold earrings, each formed from a twisted wire hoop, which tapers towards one end and on the other displays an intricately decorated plinth on which a glass
0093: ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS WITH GLASS HEADSEst. £3,000-£6,000
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LARGE ROMAN GOLD CAMEO PENDANT WITH FAUSTINA JUNIOR: Ca. 2nd century AD. A large sardonyx cameo with a finely carved depiction of a bust of Faustina II set in a gold pendant or brooch setting. She is portrayed in her right profile with delicate face
0094: LARGE ROMAN GOLD CAMEO PENDANT WITH FAUSTINA JUNIOREst. £3,000-£6,000
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA USHABTI: New Kingdom period, Ca. 1292 -1077 BC, 19th - 20th Dynasty, Ramesside Period. A mummiform ushabti formed of painted pottery is wearing a bipartite or duplex wig that is painted black. The upper part
0095: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA USHABTIEst. £150-£300
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI: Late Dynastic Period, Ca. 664-332 BC. A pale turquoise faience Egyptian ushabti modelled with a tripartite wig and false beard. His arms are crossed and holding agricultural tools in his hands. A
0096: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTIEst. £150-£300
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI: Ca. 664-525 BC. An ancient Egyptian funerary statuette with a mummy shaped body and back pillar standing on a small base plate. Modelled details, wearing a tripartite wig with visible ears, attached
0097: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTIEst. £150-£300
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI: Late Dynastic Period, Ca. 664-332 BC. A mummiform figure in the form of an ushabti, moulded in a light-blue, glazed faience, wearing a tripartite wig and divine braided beard. The chest with folded
0098: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTIEst. £150-£300
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AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI: Early Third Intermediate Period, Ca.1070-945 BC. A mummiform ushabti wearing a pain tripartite wig and a divine beard. The front lappets of the wig have horizontal lines on the lower edge. The arms
0099: AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTIEst. £150-£300
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI: Late Dynastic Period, Ca. 664-332 BC. An ancient Egyptian blue faience ushabti. The mummiform figurine wears a tripartite wig, his crossed hands hold hoes. During the Late Period the tomb figures
0100: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTIEst. £150-£300
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EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI: Ptolemaic Period, Ca. 323 BC. An ancient Egyptian faience mummiform ushabti wearing a plain tripartite wig and plaited divine beard. The wig is worn low on the forehead and the ears, which are fairly
0101: EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTIEst. £150-£300
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EARLY EGYPTIAN MARBLE VESSEL: Thinite Period, 1st-2nd Dynasty, Ca. 3100-2700 BC. An early marble vessel in piriform amphora-like shape which widens towards the neck with two central suspension holes for attachment. A rare object
0102: EARLY EGYPTIAN MARBLE VESSELEst. £750-£1,500
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED NECKLACE: Late Period, Ca. 664-332 BC. A long necklace string made of tubular and spherical faience beads arranged in a symmetrical manner. Restrung on a modern thread and suitable for contemporary wear.Size:
0103: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED NECKLACEEst. £300-£600
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EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED NECKLACE WITH SCARAB: Late Period / Ptolemaic, Ca. 712-30 BC. A beautiful restrung necklace with tubular and discoid beads as well as a beautiful scarab. Scarabs were artistic depictions of the Egyptian dung beetle. In
0104: EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED NECKLACE WITH SCARABEst. £150-£300
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EGYPTIAN FAIENCE NECKLACE WITH AMULET: Late Period / Ptolemaic Dynasty, Ca. 664-30 BC. A necklace made of restrung glazed beads with a faience amulet as its pendant. The beads are a range of colours, and a mix of short round beads and
0105: EGYPTIAN FAIENCE NECKLACE WITH AMULETEst. £150-£300
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EGYPTIAN AMULET OF BES: Late Period, Ca. 663-323 BC. Blue glazed faience amulet of the dwarf god Bes. Plumed headdress containing a suspension hole, a gnarling, somewhat-leonine head, and the body of a squatting dwarf.
0106: EGYPTIAN AMULET OF BESEst. £150-£300
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EGYPTIAN BEADED FUNERARY MASK: Late Period, Ca. 663-323 BC. An ancient Egyptian mummy shroud of beadwork from the chest of a mummified person, consisting of a net of dark green barrel and light green tubular beads with a green
0107: EGYPTIAN BEADED FUNERARY MASKEst. £450-£900
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED MUMMY MASK: Late Dynastic / Ptolemaic Egyptian, Ca. 664-343 BC . A beaded mummy mask made of delicate faience beads in green, white, yellow, black, and red. The face is highly stylised with large trapezoidal
0109: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED MUMMY MASKEst. £300-£600
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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED MUMMY MASK: Late Period, Ca. 663-323 BC. An ancient Egyptian face mask formed of faience beads. Composed of turquoise, cream, black and red faience glazed composition beads, with cream for the sclera, and green
0110: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE BEADED MUMMY MASKEst. £300-£600
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GREEK TERRACOTTA PROTOME OF A GODDESS: Ca. 600-500 BC. A terracotta protome depicting a lovely visage of a goddess with well-modeled facial features wearing a decorative headdress. A protome is a type of bust made by pressing a thin layer
0111: GREEK TERRACOTTA PROTOME OF A GODDESSEst. £600-£1,200
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ETRUSCAN VOTIVE POTTERY FOOT: Ca. 700-500 BC. A salmon color pottery votive foot, depicted with simplified toes. Overall scattered mineral deposits and areas of surface encrustation. Possibly once part of a larger sculpture,
0112: ETRUSCAN VOTIVE POTTERY FOOTEst. £300-£600
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HELLENISTIC POTTERY BULL RHYTON FRAGMENT: Ca. 300-1 BC. A substantial ceramic bull's head from a rhyton with naturalistic features; modelled with short horns, ears, frowning face, eyes, snout and fleshy muzzle. A rhyton is a roughly conical
0113: HELLENISTIC POTTERY BULL RHYTON FRAGMENTEst. £300-£600
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GREEK CYCLADIC ALABASTER JAR: Early Cycladic, Ca. 3000-2800 BC. A carved, bulbous jar having a rounded collar rim and four, carved equidistant small, perforated lugs around the shoulder. For similar vessels see The Museum of
0114: GREEK CYCLADIC ALABASTER JAREst. £3,000-£5,000
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ETRUSICAN POTTERY BUCCHERO OINOCHOE: Ca. 700-600 BC. An Etruscan bucchero oinochoe in magnificent form with a bulbous base adorned with a register of incised linear lines, sitting on a short flared foot, with flaring rim, pinched large
0116: ETRUSICAN POTTERY BUCCHERO OINOCHOEEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
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MASSIVE GREEK DAUNIAN POTTERY ASKOS: Ca. 400-300 BC. A ceramic askos of an elegant form, this ancient vessel used to pour small quantities of precious liquids such as oil, possessing a characteristic flattened spout and high strap
0118: MASSIVE GREEK DAUNIAN POTTERY ASKOSEst. £750-£1,500
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GREEK DAUNIAN POTTERY ASKOS: Ca. 400-300 BC. A Daunian askos referred to as a "duck" askos with a globular body with a cylindrical neck, a flaring mouth, and a wide strap handle, decorated with horizontal bands and waves,
0119: GREEK DAUNIAN POTTERY ASKOSEst. £300-£600
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DAUNIAN POTTERY JAR: Ca. Late 6th/early 5th century BC. A beautiful Daunian jar with a rounded body tapering to a cylindrical neck, an everted tubular rim, and a high looped strap 'horned' handle. The body is decorated
0121: DAUNIAN POTTERY JAREst. £300-£600
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ANCIENT GREEK DAUNIAN POTTERY BELL-KRATER: Ca. 400 BC. A finely modelled wheel-thrown bichrome terracotta bell krater of a classic form with a flared rim and twin upraised coil-built handles on a concave raised foot, the body decorated with
0122: ANCIENT GREEK DAUNIAN POTTERY BELL-KRATEREst. £300-£600
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CANAANITE HOLY LANDS POTTERY JUG: Ca. 1900 BC. A pottery jug with a strap handle, and an amphora-shaped body. Fine red bands encircle the body, and below the neck are displayed a geometrical decoration comprising of parallel lines
0123: CANAANITE HOLY LANDS POTTERY JUGEst. £300-£600
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CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA BICHROME BARREL JUG: Cypro-Geometric, Ca. 1050-700 BC. A barrel jug of cream bichrome painted ware, the spherical body with encircling concentric decoration, with cross-hatched lozenge motifs beneath the handle and on
0124: CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA BICHROME BARREL JUGEst. £300-£600
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CYPRIOT POTTERY BARREL FLASK: Cypro-Geometric, Ca. 1050-700 BC. Of white painted ware, the spherical body with pronounced nipples and encircling concentric decoration, with cross-hatched lozenge motifs beneath the handle and on
0125: CYPRIOT POTTERY BARREL FLASKEst. £300-£600
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CYPRIOT POTTERY MILK BOWL WITH HANDLE: Ca. 1300-1150 BC. A pottery vessel known as a milk bowl displays a tan-coloured ground that is embellished with six groups of vertical linear decorations cascading from a similarly patterned band at
0126: CYPRIOT POTTERY MILK BOWL WITH HANDLEEst. £300-£600
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CANAANITE HOLY LANDS POTTERY TREFOIL JUG: Ca. 1900 BC. A fine example of a coil-made, pottery jug with a trefoil spout, a strap handle, and an amphora-shaped body. Fine red bands are around the body, below the neck are displayed a
0127: CANAANITE HOLY LANDS POTTERY TREFOIL JUGEst. £300-£600
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ANCIENT MESSAPIAN POTTERY KALATHOS: Ca. 300 BC. A terracotta Messapian Kalathos, the body decorated in with two bands of red painted wreaths, in between two red painted bands. Very fine condition. Paint is in original condition.
0129: ANCIENT MESSAPIAN POTTERY KALATHOSEst. £300-£600
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DAUNIAN LEBES GAMIKOS: Ca. 4th century BC. A Daunian lebes gamikos - "marriage vase" with an inverted bell-shaped body and its characteristic pair of horizontal strap handles set on either shoulder. The mouth with a raised
0131: DAUNIAN LEBES GAMIKOSEst. £450-£900
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GREEK CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON WITH BIRDS: Ca. 600 BC. A beautiful pottery alabastron with a piriform body with a flat disk rim connected by a small loop with a neck. The exterior is adorned with a depiction of two large birds facing each
0133: GREEK CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON WITH BIRDSEst. £600-£1,200
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GREEK CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS WITH ANIMALS: Ca. 600-500 BC. A pottery aryballos with its characteristic round body, a short neck, and a rimmed mouth with slightly inward sloping sides. A small handle connects the mouth with the shoulder of the
0134: GREEK CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS WITH ANIMALSEst. £450-£900
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GREEK BLACKWARE ARYBALLOS: Ca. 500 BC. A blackware aryballos with its characteristic round body, a short neck, and a rimmed mouth. A small handle connects the mouth with the shoulder of the vessel. The main body is decorated
0135: GREEK BLACKWARE ARYBALLOSEst. £300-£600
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VILLANOVAN BLACKWARE IMPASTO JAR: Ca. 1100-700 BC. A well-formed blackware jar with twin symmetrical handles rising from the shoulder. The Villanovan culture is known mostly for their cremation burials, which were placed into
0136: VILLANOVAN BLACKWARE IMPASTO JAREst. £300-£600
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ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN KYLIX: Attributable to the Group of the Phoenician Palmettes, Ca. 580 - 560 BC. A terracotta kylix with a hemispherical bowl, short pedestal foot, and two equally spaced loop handles. Decorated in a
0137: ETRUSCO-CORINTHIAN KYLIXEst. £450-£900
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GREEK BLACKWARE KYLIX WITH PALMETTES: Ca. 400-300 BC. A stemless terracotta Greek kylix (drinking cup), covered in a rich black gloss. The large, shallow body rests on a low foot that concaves, revealing the natural hue of the clay. Two
0138: GREEK BLACKWARE KYLIX WITH PALMETTESEst. £300-£600
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ATTIC BLACKWARE FOOD PLATE: Ca. 400-300 BC. A black-glazed pottery fishplate, having an integral ring foot, wide lower collar rim, and a central circular depression. Two red-brown bands painted on the upper edge border. With an
0139: ATTIC BLACKWARE FOOD PLATEEst. £750-£1,500
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GREEK CAMPANIAN POTTERY BELL KRATER: Ca. 400-300 BC. A magnificent CAMPANIAN terracotta bell krater, executed in black slip. The vessel presents a pedestal base, bell-shaped body, applied handles, and a broad everted rim.Size: L:223mm /
0141: GREEK CAMPANIAN POTTERY BELL KRATEREst. £600-£1,200Lot Passed
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GREEK BOEOTIAN BLACK GLAZED KANTHAROS: Ca. 400-300 BC. Greek black-glazed kantharos with high attenuated twin handles and a high stemmed foot with a raised ridge. Lovely hints of iridescence to the black glaze throughout. For a similar
0142: GREEK BOEOTIAN BLACK GLAZED KANTHAROSEst. £450-£900
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GREEK GNATHIAN NET DECORATED POTTERY BOTTLE: Ca. 340-325 BC. A rare bottle created in a pottery workshop in the Apulia region of southern Italy where potters were known for introducing additional pigments to the red-figure painting technique.
0143: GREEK GNATHIAN NET DECORATED POTTERY BOTTLEEst. £300-£600
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GREEK GNATHIAN WARE LEKYTHOS: Ca. 400-300 BC. A fine wheel-thrown pottery lekythos with a low ring foot, a tall ovoid body, a discoid rim with a funnel mouth, and an applied arching handle. Lustrous jet-black glaze covers much of
0144: GREEK GNATHIAN WARE LEKYTHOSEst. £600-£1,200Lot Passed
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ANCIENT GREEK GNATHIAN WARE PROCHOUS: Ca. 350-300 BC. A metallic black glazed pottery handled oil bottle having a tapered bulbous body, high angular handle, and pour spout, stylized lion head lugs at the sides of the channel spout.
0147: ANCIENT GREEK GNATHIAN WARE PROCHOUSEst. £450-£900
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ANCIENT GREEK GNATHIAN EPICHYSIS: Apulia, Southern Italy, Ca. 375–300 BC. A Gnathian-ware epichysis decorated with tongues on the neck, dots, zigzags and berried laurel band on the shoulder. The body displays a meander
0148: ANCIENT GREEK GNATHIAN EPICHYSISEst. £750-£1,500
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A GREEK GNATHIAN PROCHOUS WITH LION HEAD TERMINALS: Ca. 400 BC. A delicate, well detailed vessel known as a prochous, formed in a black-glazed, crafted with a tall bulbous body tapering into shaped spout and long handle behind. Elegantly decorated
0149: A GREEK GNATHIAN PROCHOUS WITH LION HEAD TERMINALSEst. £1,000-£2,000
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GREEK GNATHIAN POTTERY PROCHOUS: Ca. 4th century BC. A pouring vessel known as a prochous, wheel-thrown and decorated with a lustrous black glaze. The vessel is defined by its discoid foot, a bulbous teardrop-shaped body, a narrow
0150: GREEK GNATHIAN POTTERY PROCHOUSEst. £300-£600
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ANCIENT GREEK GUTTOS REPRESENTING ZEUS-AMMON: Ca. 3rd century BC. Black glazed terracotta guttos on a small foot with a very wide and short body. On one side of the body, a long and thin spout extends upwards, finishing in an everted rim. On the
0153: ANCIENT GREEK GUTTOS REPRESENTING ZEUS-AMMONEst. £150-£300
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GREEK APULIAN BLACK GLAZED DUCK ASKOS: Ca. 340-325 BC. A pottery askos presenting in the form of a 'duck' with a tiered foot, a bulbous body with a concave top, a petite strap handle, a projecting funnel-form mouth, and a perky tail on
0156: GREEK APULIAN BLACK GLAZED DUCK ASKOSEst. £300-£600
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DAUNIAN BLACK GLAZED DUCK ASKOS: Ca. 340-325 BC. A pottery askos presenting in the form of a 'duck' with a tiered foot, a bulbous body with a concave top, a petite strap handle, a projecting funnel-form mouth, and a perky tail on
0157: DAUNIAN BLACK GLAZED DUCK ASKOSEst. £300-£600
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PALAEO-MYCENAEAN PYXIS: Late Bronze Age, Ca.1300 BC. A pyxis in buff terracotta; twin lug handles on the shoulders for suspension (suspension would help in evaporation of the liquid and aid cooling), a funnelled neck and
0158: PALAEO-MYCENAEAN PYXISEst. £450-£900
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CYPRIOT POTTERY BICHROME JUGLET: Cypro-Geometric Period, Ca. 1050-700 BC. A decorated pottery juglet with painted salmon color wide band and dark brown painted concentric ring elements. Elegant rounded flared lips and an ear type
0159: CYPRIOT POTTERY BICHROME JUGLETEst. £300-£600
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HERODIAN GREEN GLAZED OINOCHOE: Judea, Ca. 37 BC-70 AD. The body of this juglet is piriform and a small ridge is present just below the cylindrical neck. The rim is thick and everted with a single, arching handle attached form the
0160: HERODIAN GREEN GLAZED OINOCHOEEst. £300-£600
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ANCIENT GREEK BRONZE MIRROR WITH HORSE: Ca. 5th-4th century BC. A bronze Graeco-Scythian type mirror featuring a circular face which was originally the reflective surface, a handle shaped like a fluted column and a standing horse to the
0161: ANCIENT GREEK BRONZE MIRROR WITH HORSEEst. £1,500-£3,000
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ROMAN LEAD VOTIVE MIRROR WITH DECORATION: Ca. 100-300 AD. A beautiful lead votive mirror, with a circular disk and rectangular handle with scroll-shaped supports. The obverse is covered with several concentric registers of moulded
0162: ROMAN LEAD VOTIVE MIRROR WITH DECORATIONEst. £150-£300
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ROMAN LEAD VOTIVE MIRROR WITH DECORATION: Ca. 100-300 AD. A lead votive mirror, with a circular disk and a flat, rectangular handle with small lateral supports. The obverse is covered with moulded pelta-shaped decoration, arranged around a
0163: ROMAN LEAD VOTIVE MIRROR WITH DECORATIONEst. £150-£300
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MASSIVE ROMAN BRONZE CHARIOT APOLLO FITTING: Ca. 100-300 AD. A massive cast-bronze fitting coming from a chariot depicting a male figure with youthful features (possibly the god Apollo, the Roman and Greek god of music and dance). He wears
0164: MASSIVE ROMAN BRONZE CHARIOT APOLLO FITTINGEst. £750-£1,500
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ROMAN BRONZE HYDRIA ATTACHMENT OF A SIREN: Ca. 100-300 AD. Large cast bronze hydria attachment depicting the bust of a siren having a fancy hairdo, expressive facial features, wearing a belted chest plate, and surrounded with a multi-leaf
0165: ROMAN BRONZE HYDRIA ATTACHMENT OF A SIRENEst. £450-£900
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MASSIVE ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE LION HEAD DOOR KNOCK: Ca. 200-300 AD. A bronze door knock shaped as a lion head handle cast in high relief within a circular border. The animal's head modelled with a prominent browline and eyes, a ring in its gaping jaw.
0166: MASSIVE ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE LION HEAD DOOR KNOCKEst. £3,000-£6,000
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ROMAN BRONZE LION PROTOME - EX. BONHAM'S: Ca. 1st–2nd century AD. A superbly cast lion protome with the rich full mane of overlapping wavy locks, the lion's mouth open wide, the muzzle naturalistically rendered, the deep-set lidded
0167: ROMAN BRONZE LION PROTOME - EX. BONHAM'SEst. £400-£600
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SUPERB ROMAN BRONZE OLPE - GREAT PATINA: Ca. 100-300 AD. A bronze olpe rising from a ring foot. The vessel features a globular lower body tapering to a gracefully-shaped neck and ending with a flared rim. A small looped handle connects the
0168: SUPERB ROMAN BRONZE OLPE - GREAT PATINAEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
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ROMAN BRONZE EROS HOLDING A PATERA: Ca. 100-300 AD. A bronze figurine of a young Eros, depicted in a standing pose, naked. He is striding forward with his left leg advanced, his right arm stretched holding a patera. His eyes
0170: ROMAN BRONZE EROS HOLDING A PATERAEst. £300-£600
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ROMAN BRONZE VENUS FIGURINE: Ca. 1-200 AD. A cast bronze statuette of goddess Venus standing with her weight on her right leg, the left leg bent at the knee and slightly advanced, leaning into her right hip, her slender torso
0171: ROMAN BRONZE VENUS FIGURINEEst. £300-£600
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ROMAN BRONZE PRIAPUS FIGURE: Ca. 100-300 AD. A free-standing bronze statuette of the god Priapus shown with a long beard, standing with erect phallus and a pile of fruit, symbolizing his influence over fertility and abundance.
0172: ROMAN BRONZE PRIAPUS FIGUREEst. £150-£300
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ROMAN BRONZE LION HEAD PHALLERA: Ca. 100-200 AD. A cast bronze phalera formed as a lion's mask. The animal's head with prominent brow and eyes, an open mouth, and a detailed mane framing the face. This was likely to have been worn
0173: ROMAN BRONZE LION HEAD PHALLERAEst. £150-£300
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ROMAN BRONZE LEGIONARY EAGLE FIGURINE: Ca. 100-200 AD. A cast bronze figurine of an eagle perching on an integral stand. Expertly cleaned and conserved, with a smooth patina. An aquila (eagle) was a prominent symbol used in ancient Rome,
0174: ROMAN BRONZE LEGIONARY EAGLE FIGURINEEst. £300-£600
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ROMAN BRONZE EAGLE FIGURINE: Ca. 100 AD. A realistically modelled bronze eagle figurine, standing on a base, long wings folded, the wingtips crossed, feather detailing to the body and wings. An aquila (eagle) was a prominent
0175: ROMAN BRONZE EAGLE FIGURINEEst. £300-£600
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ROMAN BRONZE PANTHER BROOCH: Ca. 100-200 AD. A beautiful bronze panther brooch with a slender, stretched body with recessed circles to accept enamel inlays. Catchplate to the reverse. In ancient Greek mythology, the panther was
0176: ROMAN BRONZE PANTHER BROOCHEst. £150-£300
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ANCIENT GREEK HOPLITE SOCKETED BRONZE SPEAR: Ca. 800-600 BC. A socketed bronze spearhead comprising a substantial lentoid-section blade with raised midrib, and a long shaft. Hoplites were the citizen-soldiers of Ancient Greece, where each city
0178: ANCIENT GREEK HOPLITE SOCKETED BRONZE SPEAREst. £200-£300
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ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTARIUM: Ca. 100-300 AD. A rare set of five Roman surgical tools composed of a double-ended fork, spoon, spatula, and probes. Each tool with a long, round section shaft, one twisted. Professionally mounted on
0179: ANCIENT ROMAN BRONZE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTARIUMEst. £200-£300
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ROMAN SILVER COCHLEAR SPOON: Ca. 100-300 AD. A solid silver spoon with a wide bowl attached to a long round-section handle finished with a pointed finial for use in extracting snails from their shells. For a similar example, see
0180: ROMAN SILVER COCHLEAR SPOONEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
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ROMAN SILVER BOWL: Ca, 100-300 AD. An outstanding silver bowl with a slightly rounded base, straight rim and a broad, deep body. Bowls of this kind were used for pouring libations to the gods and for drinking on more
0181: ROMAN SILVER BOWLEst. £450-£900
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ROMAN SILVER BOWL: Ca, 100-300 AD. A silver wine bowl with a hemispherical body and smooth walls. Banqueting was a major part of the aristocratic culture in antiquity and required a range of specialised utensils and
0182: ROMAN SILVER BOWLEst. £450-£900
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NORTH AFRICAN TERRA SIGILLATA BOTTLE: Ca. 300-400 AD. A fine redware jug, with a rounded body and applied decoration including a youthful Bacchus drinking from a wine cup, and four palm fronds. The top of the neck is decorated with two
0186: NORTH AFRICAN TERRA SIGILLATA BOTTLEEst. £750-£1,500Lot Passed
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NABATAEAN TERRACOTTA PERFUME BOTTLE: Ca. 100-200 AD. A finelly modelled red terracotta perfume bottle, featuring a long, cylindrical body, tapering into a deep-set mouth and overturned rim. An applied handle stretches from the
0189: NABATAEAN TERRACOTTA PERFUME BOTTLEEst. £400-£600
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RARE ROMAN POTTERY SKYPHOS: Ca. 100 BC - 100 AD. The mold-made body is decorated with a pine-cone or petal-like motif, with a smooth foot, rim, and the ribbed ring handles each with moulded thumb-piece. For a similar glazed
0190: RARE ROMAN POTTERY SKYPHOSEst. £450-£900Lot Passed
ROMAN GALLO POTTERY BOWL: Ca. 100-300 AD. A red pottery bowl in globular form decorated with a moulded barbotine scale pattern, standing on a small pedestal foot. For a similar styles see The Metropolitan Museum of Art
0191: ROMAN GALLO POTTERY BOWLEst. £300-£600Lot Passed
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ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH GLADIATOR: Ca. 100-300 AD. A mould-made terracotta oil lamp with concave discus bearing a relief image of a defeated gladiator facing right. He is depicted in a seated position, he wears a helmet and holds a
0193: ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH GLADIATOREst. £450-£900
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ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP: Ca. 100-200 AD. A figural terracotta oil lamp with a single handle. The discus is framed by two concentric rings, in the middle is a frontal portrait with a high headgear and horns. The maker's mark
0196: ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPEst. £150-£300
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ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH HERON: Ca. 100-200 AD. A mould-made terracotta oil lamp with concave discus bearing a relief image of a standing heron facing left. The shoulder of the lamp is flat, with a deep groove circle framing the
0197: ROMAN TERRACOTTA OIL LAMP WITH HERONEst. £150-£300
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SATYR/PRIAPUS TERRACOTTA LAMP: Ca. 1st-4th century AD. A Roman oil lamp taking the form of a Satyr or, perhaps, the deity Priapus. Mould-made, this lamp presents an intricate and unusual form, with a large grotesque face capturing
0198: SATYR/PRIAPUS TERRACOTTA LAMPEst. £450-£900Lot Passed
ROMAN GLASS PLATE: Ca. 50-200 AD. A beautiful light green, blown glass dish with a rounded lip on a low round foot. Strabo (Geography 16.2.25) tells us that the Romans in the early Imperial period (1st century AD) were
0199: ROMAN GLASS PLATEEst. £750-£1,500Lot Passed
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HUGE ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS BOTTLE: Ca. 100-300 AD. A beautiful bottle formed in translucent green glass, the body globular with a slightly outsplayed vertical rim, with a hollow horizontal flange below, made by folding slender
0200: HUGE ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS BOTTLEEst. £1,500-£3,000
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LARGE ROMAN GLASS FLASK: Ca. 100-200 AD. A large heavy blown glass flask with a globular body, long tubular neck, and flat base, with wheel cut banding over the entire body and neck, with a rolled rim. The straight
0201: LARGE ROMAN GLASS FLASKEst. £750-£1,500Lot Passed
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ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS FLASK: Ca. 200-300 AD. An elaborately modelled glass flask in light green with long everted neck and bulbous shaped body, the neck has a wheel made trailing decoration which has been applied afterwards. For
0202: ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS FLASKEst. £750-£1,500
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AQUAMARINE ROMAN PINCHED GLASS FLASK: Ca. 100–200 AD. A free-blown sprinkler flask of transparent aquamarine glass featuring a cylindrical flaring neck and a funnel-shaped mouth. The globular body is decorated with small, pinched
0203: AQUAMARINE ROMAN PINCHED GLASS FLASKEst. £750-£1,500
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ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS AMPHORISKOS: Ca. 100-300 AD. A rare glass amphora or amphoriskos with flaring rim, tapering neck, flaring shoulder and truncated conical body; two fine strap handles are applied to the rim and the shoulder; much
0204: ANCIENT ROMAN GLASS AMPHORISKOSEst. £300-£600Lot Passed
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ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM: Ca. 1st-3rd century AD. An amphora shaped vessel with an ovoid body with a strand of glass pulled out at the bottom to form a tip and a tall tubular neck. The weathering crust that has formed over
0205: ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUMEst. £300-£600
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ROMAN GLASS ALABASTRON: Ca. 300-400 AD. A beautiful cylindrical, multicolour (black, blue, white, green) alabastron tapering towards the mouth. Alabastra were an ancient form of vessel, used to contain cosmetics, oils and
0206: ROMAN GLASS ALABASTRONEst. £300-£600
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ROMAN GLASS COSMETIC CONTAINER: Ca. 200-400 AD. A fine Ancient Roman cosmetic container blown from pale green glass with nice purple silver iridescence evident. The vessel features a slender piriform body with trailing ribbed
0209: ROMAN GLASS COSMETIC CONTAINEREst. £300-£600Lot Passed
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ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM: Ca. 4th–5th century AD. A glass unguentarium with a piriform body standing on an applied disc base featuring an everted mouth and applied handles that join the shoulder to the rim. The
0210: ROMAN GLASS UNGUENTARIUMEst. £300-£600
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