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Auction Description for Ancient Resource LLC: Auction 30: Fine Ancient Artifacts

Auction 30: Fine Ancient Artifacts

by Ancient Resource LLC


488 lots | 485 with images

May 4, 2014

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Montrose, CA, 91020 USA

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A lot of 5 antique bronze items

Lot 1: A lot of 5 antique bronze items

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Description: A lot of 5 antique bronze items, c. 19th-early 20th Century. Lot includes two bronze oil lamps done in the ancient Roman style, Ls: 3 3/8 in (8.6cm) and 3 5/8 in (9.2cm); A dynamic bronze figure of a cherub, very well modeled with expressive features and sense of motion. Depicted nude with partial drapery flowing about his body, covering his genitals, H: 4 ? in (12cm). Probably once part of a clock or other decorative piece; a Grand Tour bronze spoon with a female face and little loop at the handle terminal, L: 7 in (18cm); and an African bronze staff depicting a kneeling female with bulging eyes and hands around breasts, H: 7 in (18.4cm).

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4 museum replicas of ancient female heads

Lot 2: 4 museum replicas of ancient female heads

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Description: A lot of 4 composite museum replicas of ancient female heads. The first a small Roman bust of a female with exposed breasts and her hair pulled back into two buns, H: 4 1/3 in (11cm). The bust and base are one piece, not separate. Marked on bottom 'University Museum. Philadelphia'. The second a Greek female head with her head cocked slightly to the left and hair pulled back into a bun, H: 3 3/4 in (9.5cm). Head and base are one piece, not separate. Marked 'University Museum. Philadelphia'. The third is an Indian female head wearing a decorated headdress and a bead on her forhead, H: 3 7/8 in (9.8cm). Marked with a description (now damaged) and a tag reading 'Authentic Copyright Reproduction Made From the Original at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA. By Alva Studios, INC., New York'. Also marked on the piece, '1956 Alva Studios. The fourth is a Roman female head with her hair pulled up, H: 4 2/5 in (11.3 cm). The piece is marked 'Alva Studios' On the underside is a tag mark that fits the dimensions of the Alva Studios tag on the other piece. Alva Museum Replicas History (1948 - 1990): Replicas were designed by Alva Studios, operated by Alfred Wolkenberg. Alfred was born in Vienna in 1911 and immigrated to the US in 1939. In 1948 he founded Alva Studios of Long Island City, NY. He had many artists and designers who were commissioned to produce reproductions of ancient jewelry and sculpture. All the pieces were marked Alva Museum Replicas and sold at museums worldwide. His Egyptian Revival, Greek Revival, Ancient and Oriental jewelry is highly collectable.

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A museum replica of a cycladic head

Lot 3: A museum replica of a cycladic head

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Description: A composite figure of a large pale green museum replica of a cycladic head, H: 10 2/5 in (26.5cm). Marked 'Alva Studios, 1955'. Alva Museum Replicas History (1948 - 1990): Replicas were designed by Alva Studios, operated by Alfred Wolkenberg. Alfred was born in Vienna in 1911 and immigrated to the US in 1939. In 1948 he founded Alva Studios of Long Island City, NY. He had many artists and designers who were commissioned to produce reproductions of ancient jewelry and sculpture. All the pieces were marked Alva Museum Replicas and sold at museums worldwide. His Egyptian Revival, Greek Revival, Ancient and Oriental jewelry is highly collectable.

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Egyptian Coptic textile fragment

Lot 4: Egyptian Coptic textile fragment

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Description: An Egyptian Coptic textile fragment, c. 5th-7th Century AD, depicting a floral motif in brilliant color and detail, L: 4 ¾ in (12cm), W: 1 3/5 in (4cm). Set in a custom wooden frame with a glass window. Ex James Akers, Maryland collection.

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2 terracotta figures of Harpokrates

Lot 5: 2 terracotta figures of Harpokrates

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Description: A lot of 2 terracotta figures of Harpokrates. The first a figure of Harpokrates, Ptolemaic, c. 3rd-1st Century BC, standing nude, finger to mouth and leaning against a large torch, H: 5 3/8 in (13.6 cm). The second a figure of Harpokrates holding onto a tambourine in his lap, Late Period, c. 664-343 BC, H: 5 in (12.6cm). The first: Ex Dr. Gilles collection, Germany, acquired prior to 1970. The second: Ex collection of Melvin Dwork, Shelter Island, NY.

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Egyptian bone kohl jar

Lot 6: Egyptian bone kohl jar

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Description: An Egyptian bone kohl jar, c. 1550-1085, with a wood applicator. Carved line decoration decorates the upper register, and the carved striations rib the body to the bottom, H: 1 7/8 in (4.8cm), Applicator H: 2 1/3 in (6cm). The last section and underside appear to be restored and is marked with three circles forming a triangle. Ex Colosseum Coing Exchange; Collection of James Akers, Maryland

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6 mixed Egyptian and Greek items

Lot 7: 6 mixed Egyptian and Greek items

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Description: A lot of 6 mixed Egyptian and Greek items. Lot includes a Greek terracotta stamnos, c. 4th Century BC, a molded terracotta head from Roman Egypt, c. 1st - 2nd Century AD, a Late Period blue faience ushabti, c. 664 - 30 BC, and two other pieces from Roman Egypt. Largest 2 ½ in (6.3 cm). The stamnos with loss to neck, but as found. Ex Dr. Gilles collection, Germany, acquired prior to 1970.

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A nice Late Corinthian Aryballos

Lot 8: A nice Late Corinthian Aryballos

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Description: A nice Late Corinthian Aryballos, Archaic Greek, c. 575 - 550 BC, featuring a large quatrefoil design of lotus-buds, though a some of the original paint has faded. H: 2 2/3 in (6.8 cm). Cf. MFA, Boston, No. 92.2605 for a similar example.

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Etruscan Bucchero kyathos bowl

Lot 9: Etruscan Bucchero kyathos bowl

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Description: An Etruscan Bucchero kyathos bowl, c. 560-540 BC, with a completely restored handle. Only the bowl remains original. The bowl sits on a flared ring foot. The tall handle with a nipple crest at the top, H: 5 3/4 in (14.6cm). Ex New York City private estate.

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Greek terracotta female face, c. 4th Century BC

Lot 10: Greek terracotta female face, c. 4th Century BC

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Description: A Greek terracotta female face, c. 4th Century BC, with large eyes and broad cheeks, part of the hair framing the face remains. H: 4 1/4 in (10.7 cm). Mounted on a custom marble base. Ex old Hungarian private collection.

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Campanian Teano-ware footed bowl

Lot 11: Campanian Teano-ware footed bowl

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Description: A Campanian Teano-ware footed bowl, Magna Graecia, c. 330-300 BC, black glazed and decorated with impressed designs, H: 1 7/8 in (4.7cm), D: 4 2/3 in (11.9cm). Small concentric circles and tongues are impressed around the shoulder and a radiating design made up of the tongues and concentric circles is impressed in the center of the bowl. Ex Edgar L. Owen; Collection of James Akers, Maryland.

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Campanian black ware bowl with impressed design

Lot 12: Campanian black ware bowl with impressed design

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Description: A pleasing Campanian black ware bowl with impressed design, Magnia Graecia, 4th Century BC, the bowl of good size with near vertical rim and raised ring foot, at the center within a three rows of vertical hatching is an impressed design containing palmettes and a central face of a Gorgon. Dia: 7 in (8.8 cm). Intact and attractive. Ex Detroit private collection.

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Lot of 2 Roman glass vessels

Lot 13: Lot of 2 Roman glass vessels

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Description: A lot of two Roman light blue glass vessels, c. 1st-3rd Century AD. The first very attractive, with a very tall and skinny neck stemming from a hemispherical base, H: 5 2/3 in (14.5cm), and the second with a bit of a shorter neck and more rounded base, with an old collection label fragment still attached, H: 4 in (10.1cm). An attractive pairing. Ex Essex, England private estate.

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Roman terracotta pot-support

Lot 14: Roman terracotta pot-support

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Description: A Roman terracotta pot-support, Ptolemaic Period, late 3rd - mid-1st Century BC, with a mask of Papposilenos, with long striated beard within a rectangular panel, H: 5 1/3 in (13.5 cm), W: 3 7/8 in (9.9cm). At some point during the end of the 3rd Century BC self-contained braziers of terracotta became quite popular and were produced at centers in the eastern Mediterranean countries, continuing in this form until the middle of the 1st Century BC. Ex Alvin Newman estate.

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Roman marble right hand and forearm

Lot 15: Roman marble right hand and forearm

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Description: A carved Roman marble right hand and forearm, likely from a statue of a child, or possibly Eros, c. 1st-2nd Century AD. There are losses to all of the fingers, however, most of the ring finger is intact, L: 4 1/8 in (10.5cm). Abingdon, England Private Collection.

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Roman bronze index finger

Lot 16: Roman bronze index finger

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Description: A Roman bronze index finger from a life-sized statue, c. 1st - 4th Century AD, in naturalistic style and nicely presented on an antique custom base. L: 3 7/8 in (10cm). Ex property from the collection of Joseph Klein (1899-1987), New York City. Mr. Klein sought out and acquired these souvenirs as part of his vast collecting interests. Said to have collected in the manner of an 18th century connoisseur, his overall collection showcased his diverse array of artifacts acquired over a period of 45 years and included the art of ancient China, Egypt, Persia, Greece and Rome.

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Collection of 8 Near Eastern pottery fragments

Lot 17: Collection of 8 Near Eastern pottery fragments

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Description: A collection of 8 Near Eastern terracotta pottery fragments, c. 1st Millennium BC. The largest fragment appears to from a drinking goblet-type vessel, while the others appear to be from smaller cups or bowls. The larger fragments are all broken in a similar fashion, possibly ritualistically. Also included is a cute votive cup. Largest H: 7 in (17.9cm). Ex Maine private estate.

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A lot of 2 Near Eastern terracotta vessels

Lot 18: A lot of 2 Near Eastern terracotta vessels

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Description: A lot of 2 Near Eastern terracotta vessels, c. 1st Millennium BC. The first a squat black vessel with a round body tapering to a rounded foot. A small loss to the body and some chipping, H: 3 1/8 in (8cm). The second an orange footed vessel with round body and slightly flared mouth. Earthen deposits and one side heavily encrusted, H: 4 1/8 in (10.4cm). Ex Jim Stephan collection.

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Mesopotamian crème buff vessels from Isin

Lot 19: Mesopotamian crème buff vessels from Isin

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Description: A lot of 2 Mesopotamian creme buff vessels from Isin, c. 2000-1600 BC. Both vessels are footed with rounded bodies and slightly flared mouths. Both have restoration to the mouth, the larger vessel with a large portion of the mouth restored. Larger H: 7 1/3 in (18.6cm), smaller H: 6 in (16.6cm). Ex private Maryland collection, acquired late 50s-early 60s.

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A Near Eastern limestone wall relief fragment

Lot 20: A Near Eastern limestone wall relief fragment

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Description: A Near Eastern limestone wall relief fragment with some decorative carvings, c. 1st Millenium BC, H: 5 1/3 in (13.5cm), W: 3 7/8 in (10cm). Ex Property from the Estate of Benjamin and Louise Pritz, Cincinnati, Ohio

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A Sabaean fragmented gypsum figure of a woman

Lot 21: A Sabaean fragmented gypsum figure of a woman

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Description: A Sabaean fragmented gypsum figure of a woman seated in a chair, c. 3rd-2nd Century BC, 5 3/4 in (14.7cm). The head, feet, hands, and the feet of the chair are missing, and there is chipping around the body. A unique and very cool piece for a collection. Ex New Orleans private collection, the original owner worked for King Faisal of Saudi Arabia and acquired many art objects as gifts during the 1950's and 1960's while participating in archaeological excavations for the king.

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A South Arabian alabaster head

Lot 22: A South Arabian alabaster head

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Description: A large South Arabian alabaster head, c. 1st Millennium BC, with somewhat faded, but still visible features, carved from a very opaque stone, H: 4 7/8 in (10.2cm). Set on a custom lucite base. Ex West Sussex, England Private Collection.

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A Khmer bronze two-part, footed unguentarium

Lot 23: A Khmer bronze two-part, footed unguentarium

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Description: A Khmer bronze two-part, footed unguentarium, c. 2nd-3rd Century AD, H: 3 2/3 in (9.4cm). The upper half slides onto the lower half as a lid and is decorated with a knob. Losses to the base, but still able to stand. Ex Maryland Private Collection.

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Lot of 2 bronze Buddha heads, Thailand

Lot 24: Lot of 2 bronze Buddha heads, Thailand

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Description: A lot of 2 bronze Buddha heads, Thailand. The first nicely detailed Sukhothai Buddha head, c. 13th-15th Century AD, wearing a three-tiered ushnisha, H: 2 1/5 in (5.6cm). The second an Ayutthaya Buddha head, c. 15th-16th Century AD, H: 2 1/5 in (5.6cm). Ex Estate of Charlotte Vern Olson. Charlotte was from north of Chicago, and she had a vary large collection of 17, 18th and 19th Century antiques and porcelain, often purchasing items in her many travels.

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Mehrgarh terracotta male figure

Lot 25: Mehrgarh terracotta male figure

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Description: A Mehrgarh terracotta male figure, c. 3500-2000 BC. He is wearing a tall headdress, a typical necklace and a shoulder wrap. He is standing upright with arms to the sides. One arm is missing and there have been small repairs to the midsection. H: 3 2/3 in (9.4cm). Ex New York Private Collection.

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An Egyptian basalt axe head

Lot 26: An Egyptian basalt axe head

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Description: An Egyptian basalt axe head, c. 4000 - 3000 BC, with oval profile, the end tapered and rounded and the business end with rounded cutting edge. L: 5 2/3 in (14.4cm). Ex Southern California private collection.

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Egyptian Pre-Dynastic stone axe head

Lot 27: Egyptian Pre-Dynastic stone axe head

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Description: An Egyptian Pre-Dynastic stone axe head, c. 4000 - 3000 BC. It is 3-3/4 in long, 1-5/8 in wide and still has a sharp bit. Made from a speckled blue-grey stone, with a slight indentation on one side and good mineral deposits. Ex Pipes collection.

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A nice Predynastic stone jar

Lot 28: A nice Predynastic stone jar

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Description: A nice Predynastic stone jar, c. 3000 BC, carved from beautiful alabaster with banding and mottling. H: 5 1/8 in (13 cm). Single rim chip, very neat custom metal base. Ex Joseph S. Melchione collection.

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Egyptian carved basalt figure of Osiris

Lot 29: Egyptian carved basalt figure of Osiris

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Description: An Egyptian carved basalt figure of Osiris, 26th Dynasty, c. 664 - 525 BC, standing against a back pillar and mummiform, wearing Atef crown with uraeus and false beard, arms folded across abdomen, hands holding a crook and flail. His facial features are nicely rendered with broad nose, pursed lips, long eye browns and cosmetic lines in relief. H: 5 3/8 in (13.7cm). Intact, a few minor chips to top of crown, mineral encrustation in a few places. Ex Collection of Egyptologist G. Bennett Gibbs.

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Egyptian black serpentine figure of Amun Re

Lot 30: Egyptian black serpentine figure of Amun Re

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Description: An Egyptian black serpentine figure of Amun Re, Late New Kingdom, c. 1200 - 1075 BC, the god of Thebes is depicted seated on a throne, plinth at back with suspension hole behind neck, wearing feathered headdress with solar disk and false beard, his short kilt in decorated with incised lines and he rests his hands on his lap. H: 3 ¾ in (9.5 cm). Intact and a very attractive piece! Ex property of a Bedfordshire, England private collector and lecturer.

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Egyptian granite sculpture of a baboon

Lot 31: Egyptian granite sculpture of a baboon

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Description: An Egyptian pink and black granite sculpture of a baboon, Late New Kingdom-3rd Intermediate, c. 1200 - 760 BC, with nicely carved features and good detail. H: 3 ¾ in (9.5 cm). Intact, light deposits. Ex Philadelphia private collection.

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Egyptian limestone relief associated with cult of Amun

Lot 31A: Egyptian limestone relief associated with cult of Amun

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Description: A stunning Egyptian limestone stele, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasties XXI-XXIII, c. 1080-750 BC, depicting a winged sun disk with pendant cobras appearing above three registers, each depicting a pair of rams sniffing lotus flowers. The ram with curved horns had been associated with the cult of Amun since Dynasty XI and likely carries the same association with this stele, H: 11 3/8 in (29cm), W: 10 in (25.3 cm). A fantastic example of Egyptian cult worship. Ex Ashraf Eldarir Collection, USA, acquired prior to 1948. Ashraf Eldarir's grandfather was a friend of Prince of Egypt Omar Tosson, with whom he shared a passion for archaeology. The collection was formed during the 1930s-1940s, mostly as gifts from Prince Tosson. The collection was moved to the United States in 1948 and remained in the family's possession until the present day.

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A Ptolemaic Egyptian limestone relief

Lot 32: A Ptolemaic Egyptian limestone relief

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Description: An Egyptian limestone relief, Ptolemaic, 4th-3rd Century BC, depicting 2 supplicants facing 2 ducks on a bowl, H: 9 ½ in (24.1cm), W: 7 in (17.8cm). Ex private collection of Jean-Robert Le Shufy, New York, Art Dealer and Publisher who acquired it in the 1960's.

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Old Kingdom Limestone relief

Lot 32A: Old Kingdom Limestone relief

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Description: An Old Kingdom Limestone relief, c. 2649-2150 BC, depicting a procession scene. One figure holds a Lotus flower and stem with both hands held overhead, while a second figure to his right is partly visible. The scene was divided by the one preceding it buy a double vertices line. Some poly chrome paint still visible on the face, H: 7 7/8 in (20.1cm), W: 11 3/5 in (29.5cm). Ex Australian Baxter collection assembled on the 1970's.

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Egyptian dark granite head of a man

Lot 33: Egyptian dark granite head of a man

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Description: An Egyptian dark granite head of a man, Late Period, c. 664 - 332 BC, bald, his features youthful and handsome with rounded cheeks and well-formed nose and eyes. H: 2 ¾ in (7 cm). Intact with light deposits. Ex English private collection.

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Egyptian carved stone ithyphallic dwarf

Lot 34: Egyptian carved stone ithyphallic dwarf

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Description: An Egyptian carved stone ithyphallic dwarf, Ptolemaic, c. 4th - 3rd Century BC, depicted nude with bald head, his backside nicely detailed, his arms and legs straddling his enormous engorged phallus which towers above him. H: 3 7/8 in (9.9cm). Intact, traces of gesso and red pigment. Ex Joel Malter, 1980.

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Egyptian carved granite head from an ushabti

Lot 35: Egyptian carved granite head from an ushabti

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Description: An Egyptian carved granite head from an ushabti, Middle Kingdom,c. 2055-1650 BC, with well-rendered features and excellent surfaces. H: 3 1/3 in (8.5cm). Ex Abingdon, England Private Collection.

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Egyptian stone unguent jar with name of Pharaoh Psamtik II

Lot 35A: Egyptian stone unguent jar with name of Pharaoh Psamtik II

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Description: An Egyptian stone unguent jar with name of Pharaoh Psamtik II, 26th Dynasty, c. 595 - 589 BC, neatly carved with lug handles, the interior hollowed for oils or cosmetics. L: 2 in (5.1 cm). A rare and attractive piece, age crack on body, mineral deposits throughout. Ex Los Angeles private collection.

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A pair of Egyptian stone grinding palettes

Lot 35B: A pair of Egyptian stone grinding palettes

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Description: A pair of Egyptian stone grinding palettes, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, the smaller in speckled green and black serpentine, (2 ¾ in x 2 in, 6.4 x 5 cm), the other in a reddish travertine, (3 ¼ in x 2 ¾ in, 8.3 x 7 cm), both showing wear in the central area from use, then smaller with light chipping, both with mineral deposits. Ex Nomis Antiquities.

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Egyptian bronze seated figure of Ptah

Lot 36: Egyptian bronze seated figure of Ptah

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Description: A handsome Egyptian bronze seated figure of Ptah, 3rd Intermediate Period, c. 1069 - 664 BC. Depicted with the traditional skullcap, circular necklace, staff, and also a tapered beard of Middle Kingdom fashion. There is also some encrusted detailing below the back of the neck. This piece also depicts Ptah with a broad face and fleshy lips, considered some traits of the Kushite rulers of Egypt during the 25th Dynasty. Set on a custom wooden base. H: 6 ¾ in (17.1 cm). Intact with attractive green patination. Mounted on a antique custom wood base. Ex private English Victorian collection.

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Bronze Osiris with silver inlaid eyes

Lot 37: Bronze Osiris with silver inlaid eyes

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Description: A bronze figure of Osiris with silver inlaid eyes, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, depicted mummiform wearing atef crown with uraeus and false beard, arms folded at chest, hands together holding a crook and flail. A lovely example with fine style and a glossy green-brown patina. H: 6 1/8 in (15.5 cm). Intact and attractive. Ex French private collection.

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Egyptian seated bronze figure of Osiris

Lot 38: Egyptian seated bronze figure of Osiris

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Description: An Egyptian seated bronze figure of Osiris, 25th - 26th Dynasty, c. 760 - 525 BC, depicted mummiform, wearing atef crown with uraeus and false beard, hands folded across chest, hands holding a crook and flail. A well-modeled example with great facial detail and naturalistic proportions. H: 5 ½ in (13.9 cm). Losses below the knees and tips of the feathers of the atef crown, antique restoration to lower back and side of neck. Mounted on an antique wood base. Ex East Yorkshire, England private collection.

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Egyptian bronze figure of a standing Osiris

Lot 39: Egyptian bronze figure of a standing Osiris

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Description: A nice Egyptian bronze figure of a standing Osiris, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, mummiform, wearing Atef crown with uraeus and false beard, arms folded across chest, hands holding a crook and flail. H: 6 1/8 in (15.7cm). Intact with minor losses to crown, surface pitting throughout. Mounted on an antique wood base. Ex Collection of Egyptologist G. Bennett Gibbs.

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Egyptian Osiris figure with cat at feet

Lot 40: Egyptian Osiris figure with cat at feet

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Description: An Egyptian bronze Osiris figure with cat at his feet, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, the god is depicted mummiform, wearing tripartite headdress with uraeus and false beard, arms folded across chest, hands holding a crook and flail. At his feet is a small figure of a cat, sharing the same integral base. H: 3 7/8 in (10cm). Intact with a green-brown patina, mounted on an antique base. Ex property of The Honorable Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker of the House Of Representatives and Mrs. Heather Foley.

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A choice Egyptian seated bronze cat

Lot 40A: A choice Egyptian seated bronze cat

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Description: A choice seated bronze cat, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, in classic pose, with ears up and tail swept around the right side of the body. There is a loop on the back for hanging. Intact with slightly faded but nice facial detailing. H: 1 7/8 in (4.9cm). Mounted on an antique wooden base. Ex New York City private collection formed in the 1950's by an executive of a Belgium mining company.

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Egyptian bronze figure of Harpokrates

Lot 41: Egyptian bronze figure of Harpokrates

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Description: An Egyptian bronze figure of Harpokrates, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, depicted nude, striding forward wearing Hem-Hem crown and side lock of youth, right finger to mouth, left arm pendant at his side. H: 4 ½ in (11.7 cm). Repaired at left ankles, minor losses to crown, nice brown patina. Mounted on an antique ebonized wood base reads 'Harpokrates The Morning Sun'. Ex Nickles Collection.

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Egyptian decorative element depicting Horus

Lot 42: Egyptian decorative element depicting Horus

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Description: An Egyptian bronze decorative element depicting Horus as a falcon, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, the god perched atop a column. A very attractive piece which possibly served as a terminal for a cosmetic applicator or similar. H: 2 in (5cm). Intact with removable base. Ex New York City private collection formed in the 1950's by an executive of a Belgium mining company.

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Egyptian bronze shrew mummy box

Lot 43: Egyptian bronze shrew mummy box

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Description: An Egyptian bronze shrew mummy box, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, the animal is nicely modelled and stands on an integral base which is hollow to contain the remains of the mummy, which may well remain inside. L: 2 ½ in (6.4 cm). Well-preserved with a nice green patina. Ex property of a Bedfordshire, England private collector and lecturer.

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Egyptian bronze Ichneumon from a mummy box

Lot 44: Egyptian bronze Ichneumon from a mummy box

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Description: An Egyptian bronze Ichneumon from a mummy box, Late Period, c. 664 - 30 BC, the animal nicely rendered with and attractive patina. L: 1 ½ in (3.8 cm). Ex collection of Egyptologist G. Bennett Gibbs.

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Egyptian bronze applique of the god Bes

Lot 45: Egyptian bronze applique of the god Bes

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Description: An Egyptian bronze applique of the god Bes, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 BC, the head of the god exquisitely detailed and wearing a feathered headdress. H: 1 7/8 in (4.8 cm). Nicely patinated. Ex Los Angeles private collection.

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