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Auction Description for ArtemisGallery LIVE: Antiquities, Pre-Columbian & Ethnographic Art
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From the time the auction catalogue is published online until items are auctioned. >>IMPORTANT UPDATE, June 9: Due to new information received from the head curator at The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art, we have removed lots 227-251 from our June 13 auction.

Antiquities, Pre-Columbian & Ethnographic Art

by ArtemisGallery LIVE


348 lots with images

June 13, 2014

Live Auction

P.O. Box 714

Erie , CO, 80516 USA

Phone: +1 720-502-5289

Email: info@artemisgallerylive.com

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Pre-Historic Dinosaur Eggs (Doublet)

Lot 1: Pre-Historic Dinosaur Eggs (Doublet)

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Description: China, 100-200 million years ago. Dinosaur eggs are rare and new finds of doublets are seldom found. They have been found in approximately 200 sites around the world, the majority in Asia and particularly in China. The first were found in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. They are found in terrestrial, that is non-marine, rocks of the Cretaceous Age. The first real discovery was by a Frenchman in 1859 and the eggs were thought to be those of large birds. With additional scholarship in the early 1900's, these large eggs were discovered to be those of dinosaurs. Paleontologists have been happily studying them ever since. 13" (33 cm) x 6" (15 cm). Provenance: Acquired by the owner in England from an old English collection. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Excellent except for the missing area of shell as shown in the photos

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Massive Mosasaurus Prognathodon Fossilized Skull

Lot 2: Massive Mosasaurus Prognathodon Fossilized Skull

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Description: North Africa, Ca 70-65 million years old. Mosasaurus ("lizard of the Meuse River") is a genus of Prognathodon, carnivorous, aquatic lizards, somewhat resembling flippered crocodiles, with elongated heavy jaws. The genus existed during the Maastrichtian age of the Cretaceous period (Mesozoic era), around 70-65 million years ago in the area of modern Western Europe and North America. The name means "Meuse lizard", as the first specimen was found near the Meuse River (Latin Mosa + Greek sauros lizard). Skull is a complete specimen with dozens of sharp teeth and lower and upper jaws. At center of fossil is a small symmetrical depression indicating it was bitten by another dinosaur. Measuring a huge 41"W x 40"H, weighing a hefty 300 pounds in the museum-grade matrix. Custom floor stand included. Provenance: Ex-VanBuskirk collection, WA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Fragmented and professionally mounted as shown - ready to display!

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Ice Age Pig Jaw w/ Evidence of Prehistoric Stone Point Cuts

Lot 3: Ice Age Pig Jaw w/ Evidence of Prehistoric Stone Point Cuts

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Description: A bone fragment with evidence of cuts by prehistoric stone points or knives on this fossilized jawbone of an Ice Age pig indicates that this animal was handled by a human and possibly formed part of an Ice Age man's dinner. Two teeth are still present. Observe the cuts on the bone to left and right of the one inch mark on the ruler in the first picture. Provenance: From the collection of James Kennedy, renowned collector of fossils in the Treasure Coast of Florida. Kennedy is the finder of the oldest piece of art in the Americas. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Excellent.

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Large Danish Neolithic Axe, Ex-Museum

Lot 4: Large Danish Neolithic Axe, Ex-Museum

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Description: Denmark, Neolithic Period, ca. 3000 BCE. A large and beautiful flint napped stone axe of grey-brown-black coloration. Finely crimped sides with biface rear. A large axe like this was likely used as a grave good, as opposed to everyday life. 8-1/2"L Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA, acquired in 2000. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Choice.

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Neolithic Danish Stone Dagger, Ex-Piscopo

Lot 5: Neolithic Danish Stone Dagger, Ex-Piscopo

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Description: Denmark, Neolithic Period, ca. 3000 BCE. A finely napped stone dagger with long handle and spade-shaped blade. Stone takes dark and light grey coloration, dark on the ends, light in the middle. Old collection number "489" on one side. 6-1/2"L. Provenance: Ex- Connell Collection, MA; Ex-John Piscopo Collection, CA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Excellent.

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Neolithic Flint Dagger, Ex-Piscopo

Lot 6: Neolithic Flint Dagger, Ex-Piscopo

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Description: Denmark, Neolithic Period, ca. 3000 BCE. A small napped flint dagger of a light orange/red color and slender profile. Though millennia old, the dagger still retains some sharpness! 5-3/4"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA; Ex-John Piscopo Collection, CA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Excellent.

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Choice Neolithic Fish Tail Dagger, Ex-Mondel

Lot 7: Choice Neolithic Fish Tail Dagger, Ex-Mondel

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Description: Danish, ca. 2400 BCE. A remarkable flint napped dagger with large fish-tail handle and nearly straight bi-face blade. Of predominantly light grey stone, with hints of dark grey and yellow. 6-3/4"L, tail measures 1-1/2"W. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA; Ex-John Piscopo Collection, CA; Ex-Bernhard Mondel collection. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Choice.

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Huge Indus Valley Pottery Pyxis

Lot 7A: Huge Indus Valley Pottery Pyxis

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Description: Indus Valley, Pakistan, Ca 3000 to 2000 BCE. Among the largest of this type we have ever seen! Pottery pyxis, with amazingly thin walls, obviously wheel thrown making it the earliest wheel thrown pottery in the world. Large round base with slightly concave top and short walled rim. Vessel is decorated in bi-chrome of leaves, crosses and geometric forms. 7-3/4" D x3-5/8" H. Provenance: Ex-Smith collection acquired 15 years ago. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: A few chips as shown, but remarkably intact and all there!

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Large Indus Valley Greyware Bi-Chrome Jar

Lot 7B: Large Indus Valley Greyware Bi-Chrome Jar

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Description: Indus Valley, Pakistan, Ca 3300 to 3000 BCE. Mergarh culture, large pottery jar of rounded form, flaring rim, painted in dark grey geometric patterns over lighter grey base. 5" H by 5" H. Provenance: Ex-Smith collection acquired 15 years ago. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: A small rim chip as shown, but remarkably intact and all there!

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Egyptian Naqada I Black-Topped Jar, Incised Boat

Lot 8: Egyptian Naqada I Black-Topped Jar, Incised Boat

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Description: Egypt, Naqada I Period, 4000-3600 BCE. Terracotta vessel of ovoid shape decorated with the early representation of a boat with a 'feathered' stern. The 'rubbing-sketch' gives a size of 9.3 cm (3.6") for the boat. Black-topped vessels with incisions are rather rare and usually show animals or plants. The depicted boat reminds of the Eastern Desert rock art, where quite a few (more elaborate) ships are portrayed. Boat depictions became widespread with the later D-ware (decorated pottery ware). Height 10-1/4" (26 cm), diameter of rim 6-3/4" (17 cm). Provenance: Ex-private Swiss Collection. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. This lot ships from Switzerland, please contact before auction for shipping estimate.

Condition Report: Unbroken. The surface pitted and spalled by the effects of chlorides which have been carefully removed. Some fixed chips.

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Egyptian Funerary Cone of Djehuty-Mes - Translated, Registered

Lot 9: Egyptian Funerary Cone of Djehuty-Mes - Translated, Registered

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Description: Egypt, New Kingdom, 1570-1070 BCE. Clay funerary cone of the priest Djehuty-Mes. The twofold rectangular impression bears two lines of hieroglyphs reading: (1) The great Wab-priest of Amun, (2) Djehuty-Mes. Funerary cones represent the ends of roof support beams. They were inserted in rows, their inscribed flat ends facing outward, above the entrances of non-royal tombs in Thebes. Front face diameter 2.9" (7.4 cm), length 6.5" (16.5 cm) The cone is registered as fig. no. 271 in: M. Macadam, N. Davies. A Corpus of Inscribed Egyptian Funerary Cones. Oxford 1957. Provenance: Ex-private Collection of Dr. Ulrich Müller, Switzerland, acquired between 1968 and 1978. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. This lot ships from Switzerland, please contact before auction for shipping estimate

Condition Report: Pristine condition of the stamps which are still covered with the original red pigment. The shaft reconstituted from fragments. Point missing.

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Authentic Egyptian Mummy Head - New Kingdom

Lot 10: Authentic Egyptian Mummy Head - New Kingdom

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Description: Before we start, let me state quite unequivocally, in the United States it is not illegal to buy, sell or own Egyptian mummy parts - as long as they were legally imported - as was the case with this extraordinary example. If you live outside the US, please check your local/national laws. Additionally, we make no judgment about the ethics of such ownership. Egypt, New Kingdom - the height of the Egyptian empire! Dynasties 18 to 20, Ca 1570 to 1075 BCE. Extremely well preserved human head of a mummified individual, showing remnants of linen wrapping, tufts of hair, one ear and much facial skin still evident, small faience bead lodged in upper lip, six cervical vertebrae in place. Based on X-rays we have had taken, we believe this individual to be a male, aged 20 to 40, of the elite class, and no obvious signs of bad health. The provenance is almost as fascinating as the head itself. This was given to Dr. A. M. Drennan, Professor of Pathology at the Polish School of Medicine, University of Edinburgh at the close of the facility in 1949. Since it comes with a presentation case, one can only imagine this sitting on the desk of the good doctor. Measuring 8-1/2" L by 7" H, presentation case measures 10-7/8 L by 8-5/8" D by 9-1/8 H. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: In a superb state of preservation, minor losses, but remarkably stable.

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Egyptian New Kingdom Alabaster Ushabti - Translated

Lot 11: Egyptian New Kingdom Alabaster Ushabti - Translated

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Description: Egypt, New Kingdom, ca. 1558-1085 BCE. Mummiform, carved in banded alabaster, arms crossed holding hoes, hieroglyphic inscriptions on front and back within a vertical band. The inscription reads: "May there be illuminated the Osiris Iry-iry, true of voice" (front); "if I should be called at anytime to do work . . ." (back) Bottom section with feet is missing. 7"H. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex-prominent NYC, NY Gallery. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Bottom section with feet missing. Exceptionally rare example.

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Ancient Egyptian Double-Sided Stone Plaque

Lot 12: Ancient Egyptian Double-Sided Stone Plaque

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Description: Egypt, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1479 - 1425 BCE. Cepicting a seated baboon decorated with a cross-hatched pattern on one side and a double cartouche for Tuthmose III on the reverse. 3/4". Provenance: Ex-Belgian collection, acquired before 1980.All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact. Pierced for suspension.

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Egyptian Funerary Cone of Amenhotep - Translated, Registered

Lot 13: Egyptian Funerary Cone of Amenhotep - Translated, Registered

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Description: Reigns of Tuthmose III - Amenhotep II, 1479-1400 BCE. Noted 18th Dynasty Egyptian cone stamped with well-shaped hieroglyphs arranged in a rather unorthodox manner. Four human-shaped hieroglyphs mark the end of names or titles. Macadam renounced to make a translation of the text observing that the sense of the writing was obscure. Zenihiro proposes to read: The musician of Amun (?), Renna; the deputy of the overseer of the seal (?), Amenhotep. The cone may belong to the newly-rediscovered 'lost' tomb C.3 owned by Amenhotep, entitled there as a 'Deputy of the overseer of the seal-bearers' and by his wife Renna, also mentioned on the cone. Front face diameter 3.3" (8.4 cm), length 4.6" (11.8 cm). Registered as no. 374 in Macadam's Corpus. Provenance: Ex-private German collection. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. This lot ships from Switzerland, please contact before auction for shipping estimate

Condition Report: Fine quality and condition with pristine stamp.

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Egyptian Bronze Short Sword Horn Inlay

Lot 14: Egyptian Bronze Short Sword Horn Inlay

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Description: Egypt, 3rd Intermediate Period - Late Dynastic, ca. 1300 - 600 BCE. A bronze short sword with 8-1/4" long blade, having rounded tip, contoured blade at hilt, straight hilt, and long handle with inlaid black horn on both sides. Excellent green patina. 13"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Surface wear as shown, in overall excellent condition with no losses or repairs.

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Egyptian Gold Hathor Amulet

Lot 15: Egyptian Gold Hathor Amulet

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Description: Egypt, 3rd Intermediate Period, ca. 1070 - 712 BCE. A striking gold amulet of the goddess Hathor, the god of joy, motherhood, feminine love, fertility, and the welcome of the departed into the afterlife. She is depicted wearing a crown of horns, holding a sun disk, with Uraeus in front. She is standing with arms at her sides and body in straight posture. Made using the repousse technique, in which the reverse side is hammered in order to form the face. An original shred of textile remains draped above crown. A beautiful and rare piece of Egyptian gold! 2-1/4"H. Custom frame (12-1/2" x 10-3/4"). Provenance: Ex-Private Boulder, CO, Collection; Ex-Alex Malloy Collection, acquired in 1979. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Surface wear and damage as shown.

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Egyptian Sarcophagus Mask - Bronze, Stone Inlays

Lot 16: Egyptian Sarcophagus Mask - Bronze, Stone Inlays

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Description: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1070 - 712 BCE. A kind and sweetly sorrowful wood sarcophagus mask of a man, wearing white and black striped headdress, with bronze eyebrow and eyelid inlays, stone eye inlays, gently smiling mouth with dimpled cheeks, large nose with slight inward curve at base and flared nostrils, and reddish/pink painted face. This mask exudes an air of human alive-ness not often seen in Egyptian art. Masterfully crafted from imported wood layered with gesso and linen. Mounting pegs still remain on rear. 14"H x 12-1/2"W. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex-Ira Statfeld Collection, NY, ex-Recanti Collection, originally sold in the 1950s. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14.

Condition Report: Gesso losses along edges, enhancement of gesso (most noticeable on proper left cheek). Original bronze eyes reattached with a few almost invisible breaks, eyes and pupils appear to be replacements and are painted which leads me to believe they are plaster, not stone.

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Egyptian Brilliant Blue Faience Ushabti

Lot 17: Egyptian Brilliant Blue Faience Ushabti

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Description: Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, Libyan Period, 22nd/23rd Dynasty, 900-664 BCE. Slender blue shabti, with hands holding implements, seed basket suspended over shoulders, wearing a head band and with vertical line of hieroglyphic text. 4-1/4". Provenance: From an old French collection, collected in the early 1980s. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Small imperfection on chin, some discoloration on face, otherwise intact.

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Egyptian Temple Portrait of a Nubian

Lot 18: Egyptian Temple Portrait of a Nubian

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Description: Egypt, ca. 25th Dynasty, ca. 760 - 656 BCE. A finally carved relief fragment of a Nubian standing in profile, with braided black hair, cross-hatched tunic, and brown painted skin. Wide open eyes staring forward, lips slightly open , and head tilted slightly up. Position of the head indicates this is possibly a servant or attendant, perhaps kneeling at the feet of the Pharaoh or a god. Identified by the Denver Art Museum as a Nubian. 5-1/2"H x 4-1/2"W. Provenance: Ex- Eunice Gagnon Collection, acquired while teaching in Egypt in the 1920s, to current owner by descent. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

Condition Report: Surface wear and minor losses as shown, much of original pigment remains.

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Translated Egyptian Shabti of Psamtik Nefer Seshem

Lot 19: Translated Egyptian Shabti of Psamtik Nefer Seshem

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Description: Egypt, Late Kingdom, 26th Dynasty, 660 BCE. Faience shabti (shawabti) in brilliant blue / bright turquoise glaze and deep glyphs, that translate to: "Illuminating of Osiris, the God's Father, Servant of Min, Lord of Sekret, Psamtik Nefer Seshem. 11.3 cm H. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex-Private Toronto, Canada Collection; Ex-Old German Collection, acquired at German Auction. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Firing holes on rear, else choice.

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Egyptian Faience Aegis Pendant, Ex-Royal Athena

Lot 20: Egyptian Faience Aegis Pendant, Ex-Royal Athena

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Description: Egypt, Late Period, ca. 26th - 30th Dynasty. Pale green amulet surmounted by a falcon's head, with Uraeus and sun disk. Incredible detail. 2.55 cm H. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex-Private Toronto, Canada Collection; Ex-Private French Collection; Ex-Royal Athena; Ex-Dr. Robert Bigler, Ruschlikon, Switzerland, acquired before 1940. Art Loss Registry 500049945. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact.

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Egyptian Faience Ram Figure of Harsaphes, Ex-Christie's

Lot 21: Egyptian Faience Ram Figure of Harsaphes, Ex-Christie's

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Description: Egypt, Late Period, ca. 712 - 332 BCE. A composite amulet of a ram, depicting either a ram-headed Sphinx or a mummified ram. Excellent detailing, especially on head. 5.4 cm L. Provenance: Ex-Private Toronto, Canada Collection; Ex- Collection of Ernst and Marthe Kofler Truniger-Lucerne, Switzerland; Ex-Christie's London, Sale 9723, October 29, 2003, Lot 224. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact.

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Published Egyptian Schist Heart Scarab, Ex - Christie's

Lot 22: Published Egyptian Schist Heart Scarab, Ex - Christie's

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Description: Egypt, Late Dynastic, Saite Period, 26th Dynasty, 685 - 525 BCE. Carved stone scarab dating to the New Kingdom during the Saite Period. It was inscribed at a musch later time, like 4th Century CE. The inscription is gnostic in origin and consists of a cartouche with Anubis transporting a funerary bed, with many other astrological and magical signs inscribed within the five registers. 3.7cm L. Provenance: Ex-Private Toronto, Canada Collection; Ex-French Private Collection; Ex-Chrisitie's London, Sale 8355. Exhibited in the Musee D'Archaeologie Mediterraneenne, Marseille, France, 1997. Published in "Egypte Romaine-L'Autre Egypte," Andre Bernard, Dorival, Dubois, Dunand; Catalogue De L'Exposition, 4 Avril - 13 Juillet, 1997, Musee Marseille, p. 246-247, #281. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact and Excellent.

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Egyptian Bronze Sarcophagus Lid w/ Mongoose Atop

Lot 23: Egyptian Bronze Sarcophagus Lid w/ Mongoose Atop

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Description: Egypt, Late Period, 712-332 BCE. Well-defined details, standing in an alert pose on top of a miniature sarcophagus, line of hieroglyphic inscription partially reading "Ichneumon gives life ...." Open rear end of sarcophagus covered with lucite concealing its contents. 2-5/8" long. The ichneumon (mongoose) was revered for its ability to kill snakes and crush crocodile eggs. Together with the shrew-mouse, it was regarded as the animal manifestation of the sun god Horus at Letopolis in the Delta. The ichneumon also became a sacred animal of the lion-headed goddess Wadjet as a result of religious developments of the Late Period. Provenance: From a Dutch collection, acquired before 1982All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact.

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Lifesize Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus - Complete!

Lot 24: Lifesize Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus - Complete!

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Description: Egypt, Late Period, ca. 712 - 332 BCE. Life-sized gesso and painted wood, pharaonic burial sarcophagus with overall black ground having red-brown tone face with black and white details, multicolor striped, tripartite wig and wide, intricate aegis floral collar, with falcon headed terminals. The body painted with funerary subjects including the four Sons of Ra,the Goddess Nut, wedjat-eye above Nut's wings. The ram of Khnum, and figures of Anubis. Large vertical glyph band on front, containing verses from the Book of the Dead, painted in multicolor. Reverse with the sky goddess Nut outstretching her winged arms. 67-1/2"H, complete with upper and lower sections. Crated dimensions are 42"L x 28"W x 20"H, 165 pounds (please inquire about shipping prior to bidding). Concerning the sarcophagus: the only part that needs translation is the panel in front of the legs, containing two columns; the rest are just depictions of individual signs of protection and power, and of gods. There are odd looking signs (indicating that the scribe did not really know what he was copying), and from obvious words signs are either missing or wrong. So the following is not a translation, but rather a paraphrase of what might have been intended. It seems to start with the traditional "Words spoken by the Osiris X"; however, given the strange shape of some signs it could perhaps also be "The honoured one with Osiris"; for either translation several signs are wrong. Then follows the name of the owner, plus the name of his father and mother; the formula is "X, the son of Y, born to the Lady of the House Z". The names of the son and father cause a real problem, because of the strange shape of the third sign. However, I believe it could be "Men" in both cases. If I am right, this is interesting, because the word "men" is not a real name but means "so-and-so". In ancient Egypt funerary objects (papyri, coffins etc.) were often made in advance, long before a buyer was found. Also the texts were applied to the object before it was bought, but on the spots were the name of the future owner should be, the artist would leave an empty space. Once the item was bought, the artist would add the name of the buyer in those empty spots. This can sometimes be detected, when the colour of the paint is different, or when the name is written in a different hand, or when the name of the buyer did not fit in the empty space. Now, most texts were copied from model texts, written on papyrus. To indicate where the name of the future owner should be written on the objects, the model text would sometimes also contain empty spaces. But there are also cases where the model text used another method, namely witing the word "men" instead of the owner. As said, "men" means "so-and-so", it was an indication that the artist who was copying the text should replace the word "men" by the name of the buyer. But sometimes the artist did not realise this, and without thinking copied the word "men" as if it were part of the text. And this is what could have happened on thus sarcophagus as well. So the sarcophagus now reads "the Osiris "So-and-so", the son of "So-and-so", born to the Lady of the House ...", which should have been "the Osiris ... (name of the son), the son of ... (the name of his father), born to the Lady of the House ...". In the second column there is a sign which looks like the sign for "mother" (or the goddess Mut); there is also a combination of signs which might mean "overseer" (quite incertain), and the rest is incomprehensible, mainly because one cannot be certain about which signs are meant. Provenance: Ex-private Paris, France Collection, ex-private Texas Collection; comes with permanent European Passport #062372 (see images). All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Some normal scattered paint losses, otherwise overall excellent condition.

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Egyptian Painted Wood Sarcophagus Mask

Lot 24A: Egyptian Painted Wood Sarcophagus Mask

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Description: Egypt, Late Period, ca. 712 - 332 BCE. A masterfully carved and painted polychrome wood sarcophagus mask, with gold painted face, white eyes, blue eye brows and makeup detail, a large blue headdress with polychrome winged scarab across top, the body of which is a dark blue/black, with red, green and gold colored wings. Carved wood, likely cedar from Lebanon, with oringal wood pegs for mounting on sarcophagus. 12" x 9" x 3.5" (15"H on base). Provenance: Ex-Paul Rosenberg Collection, USA, acquired in 1970. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Loss of paint in some areas, otherwise good condition.

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Large Egyptian Triple Atef / Hemhem Crown

Lot 25: Large Egyptian Triple Atef / Hemhem Crown

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Description: Egypt, Late Period, 712-332 BCE. Bronze crown with ram's horns, plumes, ureai and lotus flowers. Probably from a large bronze Harpocrates. Depictions of the Hemhem (hmhm) are known since the Amarna period but was most often represented under the Ptolemies. It appears to have had connections with the rising sun, i.e. rebirth, as it is at times shown in conjunction with the solar child in the lotus flower. 4-3/8"H. Provenance: Ex-Lauwers Collection, Belgium, acquired in the 1970s.All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Small bronze piece gone in center lotus flower, revealing the inner core. Otherwise intact.

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Egyptian Bronze Osiris w/ Cat, Isis on Reverse

Lot 25A: Egyptian Bronze Osiris w/ Cat, Isis on Reverse

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Description: Egypt, Late Period, Dynasties 26 through 30, Ca 652 to 300 BCE. Bronze amulet depicting the standing Osiris, King of the Living and God of the Dead. He wears the Atef crown with uraeus on front, and holds a crook and flail, agricultural implements that indicate Osiris' very ancient origins. At the feet of Osiris is a small cat, representation of Bastet, goddess's magical associations. In some mythical contexts Bastet is identified as the mother of Anubis, god of embalming and the protector of the corpse, and, in the town of Edfu, she is referred to as "the ba (a soul element) of Isis", wife of Osiris. On the reverse of this large amulet is Isis in low relief, with wings folded to her side. Exceedingly rare to find all three gods/goddesses in one bronze figure! 4" H. For a nearly identical example, save missing Isis on reverse, see Harlan J. Berk, Inv.# aq12812, selling for $5000 Provenance: Ex-Spanish collection acquired at auction in the famous Paris Hotel Drouot. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact and generally excellent, perhaps a wee bit over-cleaned.

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Large Egyptian Wooden Sarcophagus Section

Lot 25B: Large Egyptian Wooden Sarcophagus Section

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Description: Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, Ca Dynasty 26 through 30, 652 to 300 BCE. A large two sided wooden section of a sarcophagus. Exterior decorated with 2 winged Isis, row of Uraeuses and multiple lines of hieroglyphic text. Interior decorated with additonal hieroglyphs, an ankh, an Isis and Royal crown. 30" Long, by 9" H. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex-Paul Rosenberg Collection, USA, acquired in 1970 All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Fragment, but stable and quite showy!

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Large Anatolian Marble Star Gazer

Lot 26: Large Anatolian Marble Star Gazer

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Description: Near East, Modern Day Turkey, Cycladic, Kilia Style, ca. 2500 BCE. A carved marble head of a stargazer. Minimal in form with raised nose eyes and ears. Originally part of a larger statuette. 2"H x 1-1/2"W. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Surface encrustation, but overall excellent.

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Syrio-Hittite Terracotta Duck Rattle

Lot 27: Syrio-Hittite Terracotta Duck Rattle

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Description: Near East, ca. 2nd Millennium BCE. Hollow rattle in the shape of a duck with its head and neck turned around and resting on back. The hand-modeled toy with indicated beak and eyes. The shape reminds of Syrian duck weights. L. 7.9 cm (3.1 in). H. 5.8 cm (2.3 in). For a large duck weight cf: lot no. 145 in: Sotheby's New York, December 1995 sale. Small terracotta figures representing both domestic and wild animals, as well as humans have been unearthed in the western Euphrates area. For a comparable bird figurine cf. lot no. 338 in: L'Eufrate e il Tempo. Exhibition catalogue. Rimini 1993. Terracotta. Syrio-Hittite, 2nd Millennium BC. Provenance: Ex-German art market, from old French collection. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. This lot ships from Switzerland, please contact before auction for shipping estimate

Condition Report: Intact. Tempered light clay with minor surface wear. Vent hole close to the short stemmed foot.

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Bronze Age Cypriot Bowl, Wishbone Handle

Lot 28: Bronze Age Cypriot Bowl, Wishbone Handle

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Description: Cypriot, Late Bronze Age, 1450-1300 BCE. "Milk-bowl" with pointed horizontal handle. Rich decoration in brown paint: Bands with grid-filling radiate from the centre and join the rim that is likewise adorned with a band with grid-filling. Thick and thin lines on the handle. "White Slip Ware". 9cm H, diameter 14.2cm. Provenance: Formerly Herbert A. Cahn, Basle, 1990's. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. This lot ships from Switzerland, please contact before auction for shipping estimate

Condition Report: Painted decor partially abraded about vessel's rim, and the entire body slightly encrusted. Otherwise intact.

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Ancient Luristan Bronze Sword, Spindle Pommel

Lot 29: Ancient Luristan Bronze Sword, Spindle Pommel

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Description: Luristan, Late Bronze Age, ca. 1000 - 800 BCE. An incredible cast bronze sword, with large handle, and large spindle pommel with cross-hatch design in center. Slightly curved hilt with long blade and raised center ridge. 23"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Blade reattached at hilt, otherwise excellent.

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Luristan Bronze Short Sword - Bird Pommel

Lot 30: Luristan Bronze Short Sword - Bird Pommel

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Description: Luristan, Late Bronze Age, ca. 1000 - 800 BCE. A stunning example of a Bronze Age short sword with an incredible pommel in the form of a bird of prey, having long curved beak, and circular details on head. 11-3/4"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Minor chips to blade, otherwise excellent.

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Luristan Bronze Short Sword, Superb Balance Point

Lot 31: Luristan Bronze Short Sword, Superb Balance Point

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Description: Luristan, Late Bronze Age, ca. 1000 - 800 BCE. A cast bronze short sword with spindle pommel, long handle, "pincer" hilt, and long tapered blade with center raised ridge. This sword is an example of the superb craftsmanship of the bronze workers in the highlands of Luristan. This sword is perfectly balanced, with neither side being heavier than the other, and feels like a natural extension of the harm when held. 17-1/2"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Minor damage to side of spindle closest to hand, else excellent.

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BMAC Bronze Axe Head - Asp Tang

Lot 32: BMAC Bronze Axe Head - Asp Tang

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Description: BMAC (Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex), ca 2300 - 1700 BCE. A cast bronze dagger with crescent shaped blade and stylized asp snake tang. Center mounting hole. Likely for votive use. Coloration of patina consistent of bronze with high arsenic content. 4"L x 3-1/2"H. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex- Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Heavy patina, otherwise excellent.

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Late BMAC Bronze Sword, Stunning Patina

Lot 33: Late BMAC Bronze Sword, Stunning Patina

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Description: BMAC (Bactria-Margiana Archaeological Complex), ca. 1000 BCE. A late BMAC cast bronze sword with long blade and thick raised center ridge. Handle with center ring and curved pommel. The beauty of this sword is compounded by the incredibly complex patina, with azurite deposits, deep and light greens, and stunning marbling of the patina in places. 17-3/4"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact.

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European Urnfield Bronze Age Vollgriff Sword

Lot 34: European Urnfield Bronze Age Vollgriff Sword

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Description: Central Europe, Urnfield, Late Bronze Age, 1300 - 1000 BCE. A stunning example of a Bronze Age Volgriff (full grip) sword, with large center raised groove, inverted-Omega hilt, three sectioned handle, and disc pommel with raised center dome. A great balance point indicates the superb craftsmanship of this sword. Incredible green patina. 20-1/2"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA; Ex-Private UK Collection. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Minor loss to side of hilt, patina has been cleaned.

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European Bronze Age Socketed Spear Blade

Lot 35: European Bronze Age Socketed Spear Blade

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Description: Central Europe, ca. 1500-1000 BCE. Bronze spear blade with a stylized central mid-rib. Length: 9 in. (23 cm) + custom stand. Provenance: Formerly in a German private collection. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact

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Early European Bronze Age Winged Axe

Lot 36: Early European Bronze Age Winged Axe

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Description: Europe, Bronze Age, ca. 1400 BCE. An early example of the bronze winged axe, with two side flange/ sockets, and a crescent shaped blade with signs of use. Incredible green patina. 5-1/2"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact with signs of use.

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European Urnfield Bronze Dagger, Ex-Royal Athena

Lot 37: European Urnfield Bronze Dagger, Ex-Royal Athena

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Description: Central Europe, Late Tumulus/ Early Urnfield, ca. 1300 BCE. A bronze dagger from Central Europe's Late Bronze Age. A large flared blade with three central ridges and handle with depressions on either side for wood or bone inlay, having three holes for mounting nails. Superb marbled green patina has formed on piece. 10"L. Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA, acquired from Royal Athena Gallery, NY. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Some damage to sides, else excellent.

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Hallstadt Terracotta Vessel, Incised Pattern

Lot 38: Hallstadt Terracotta Vessel, Incised Pattern

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Description: Late Bronze Age, Central Europe, Hallstatt I, ca. 1300-800 BCE. Pottery vessel with an incised decorative pattern and two lug handles. The buff fabric of the pottery with mica inclusions is indicative of Urnfield vases of the Central European Danube Basin as opposed to those of Gaul or the Po Valley. Height: 5-3/8 in. (16 cm). All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Rim chipped, otherwise intact.

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Superb / Large Hallstadt Bronze Situla

Lot 39: Superb / Large Hallstadt Bronze Situla

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Description: From the Hallstadt area of influence spanned from Western Gaul to central Europe just North of Greece and was composed of Gallic and Celtic tribes, existing contemporary to the Greek Geometric Period, roughly ca. 1000 to 800 BCE.. Composed by hammering flat three pieces of bronze and riveting them together. Two looped handles are attached on either side, gently flared rim, and flat base. Across center of vessel are subtly impressed geometric pattern, framed on the top and bottom by a row of large domed bumps, and another row of small domed bumps. There are two distinct layers of patina, one almost river like patina, which is very smooth with a mix of dark and light greens. The second patina is primarily located around the base and lower levels of the piece. This patina is a much more vibrant green and indicative of being under the ground for an extended amount of time. It is quite possible this piece was found in a river or other body of water, with the base buried in the mud or sediment and the top being exposed to the water. 12-3/4"H x 14"W handle to handle x 6-1/4"D at very base, 12"D at rim. Cf. Christie's June 6, 2013, Lot 660, Est. $150,000 - $250,000. Provenance: Ex-Mathias Komor Collection; Ex-William Froelich, Late 1960's. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: The only repair on it is a stabilization on the bottom, in the interior.

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Exceptional Hallstadt Bronze Coiled Bracelet

Lot 40: Exceptional Hallstadt Bronze Coiled Bracelet

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Description: Northern Greece, ca. 8th century BCE.. A world-class example of the superb bronze workmanship of the Hallstadt culture. Cast in a bronze, a long winding snake bracelet composed of 30 coils, with beautiful green patina. Bronze bracelet has maintained much of original "slinkiness." A piece this large must have certainly belonged to a person of high wealth or royalty. Approximately 7-1/4"H. Provenance: Formerly of a Private United Kingdom Collection, acquired in 1972. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Small area of corrosion on either end, as one would expect, else choice.

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Early European Gold Lunate Pendant

Lot 41: Early European Gold Lunate Pendant

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Description: Europe, ca. 500 BCE. An intricate gold pendant in the form of a crescent moon, with inlaid spiral design and knobbed ridge. Gold mounting loop. A stunning and wearable piece of ancient art! 1"W Provenance: Ex-Connell Collection, MA. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Minor losses as shown.

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Late Geometric Greek Attic Single Handled Mug

Lot 42: Late Geometric Greek Attic Single Handled Mug

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Description: Attic, Late Geometric II, late 8th cent. BCE. Mug on low foot with concave wall and high strap handle. Three friezes separated by bands. Metopes with zig-zags in the top frieze, sigmas in the central one and wolf's teeth in the bottom frieze. A broad band at the bottom of the wall. Stripes on the handle and the interior of the rim. Surface losses on the exterior and interior of the neck. 4"H (10.4cm) x 4"L (10.2cm) x ~3"D (7.5cm) Provenance: Formerly Coll. Alder, Basle. Old inv. no. in pencil "472" on the base. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Exterior surfaces in a few places slightly worn, as well as top and inner surface of mouth.

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Greek Geometric Bronze Pectoral, Dangling Bells

Lot 43: Greek Geometric Bronze Pectoral, Dangling Bells

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Description: Greece, Geometric Period, ca. 800 BCE. A cast bronze openwork pedant with dangling bells. Pendant is composed of a square piece of bronze with triangle-shaped open areas, five rows of incised circles, with stylized wings on either side of the top and a mounting loop in the middle. Below the main square are five circles from which five bells are suspended. Excellent green patina. 5-3/4"H x 4-1/4"W. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex-prominent East Coast USA Collection. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Intact.

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Beautiful Greek Attic Amphoriskos

Lot 44: Beautiful Greek Attic Amphoriskos

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Description: Attic, 2nd quarter 6th cent. BCE. Pointed body on small, conical foot, narrow neck with echinus-shaped mouth. Two small handles. Neck and base of foot reserved. On the shoulder, a reserved band with a fine orange-brown encircling line. Minor restorations on the body. Black paint slightly chipped in places. 3.9"H(9.9cm) x ~2-1/4"D (5.8cm) Provenance: Formerly Coll. S.C., Basle. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Minor restoration to body, with some retouching of glazed surfaces.

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Greek Boeotian Figure of a Siren, Ex-Sotheby's

Lot 45: Greek Boeotian Figure of a Siren, Ex-Sotheby's

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Description: Greece, Boeotia, ca. 550 - 500 BCE. A pottery figure of a Siren, with foot support, fan shaped tail, two outspread wings, triangular neck, flaring polos, and mold made face. Linear and geometric pattern painted on siren in red and black over gesso. 6-5/8"H. Provenance: Ex- Professor Hans Erlenmeyer (1900-1967) and Marie Louise Erlenmeyer, Basel, collected between 1943 and the early 1960s (Sotheby's, London, Antiquities from the Erlenmeyer Collection, July 9th, 1990, no. 35, illus.)Ariadne Galleries, New York, inv. no. 1561 acquired from the above by private collector in the early 1990s, acquired by current owner at Sotheby's, New York, Antiquities, December 12th, 2013. All items in this auction are legal to buy/sell under U.S. statute covering cultural patrimony per United States Code 2600, CHAPTER 14 -- CONVENTION ON CULTURAL PROPERTY, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

Condition Report: Minor chipping and surface wear as shown.

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