Red clay Roman pottery vessel with handle, flanged lip over curved body, worn white design, most likely a wine ewer, display stand.
Provenance Handley Collection Date 300 AD Size without stand H 9.5" x W 4.5" with stand H 11 1/2"
Ghandara Grey Schist Frieze Birth of Buddha
Ghandara grey schist frieze of the birth of the Buddha with five figures.
Provenance: Spinks and Son, London 1960s Handley Collection
8" H x 10" W x 1 3/4" D
Price on Request
Indian Antique Bronze Dancing Ganesha
Antique Indian bronze Ganesha standing on mouse, with nimbus surrounding his figure. Holding axe, golubjub his sweetmeat, on base with sanskrit writing.
Age late 19th century
Size: 5" H x 3" W x 1 1/2" D
Ancient MesoAmerican Stone Hand Axe Head
An ancient MesoAmerican Olmec bluegreen stone hand axe tool mounted on a custom stand. Neolithic stone implement.
Date: 1150-550 BC
Dimensions: 6" X 2.5" including stand, stone is 4" X 2.25"
Ancient Egyptian Faience Amulets of Ankh Cross
A faience (blue green glazed) clay Ankh is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic symbol that was most commonly used in writing and in art to represent the word for "life" and, by extension, as a symbol of life itself. Egyptian faience is a non-clay based ceramic composed of crushed quartz or sand, with small amounts of calcite lime and a mixture of alkalis, displaying surface vitrification due to the soda lime silica glaze often containing copper pigments to create a bright blue-green luster. Mounted... Click for details
Rare Set of Faience Egyptian Scarab Amulets
Rare faience (blue green glazed) clay Egyptian scarab amulets on a custom stand. Scarabs were popular amulets and impression seals in Ancient Egypt. Egyptian faience is a non-clay based ceramic composed of crushed quartz or sand, with small amounts of calcite lime and a mixture of alkalis, displaying surface vitrification due to the soda lime silica glaze often containing copper pigments to create a bright blue-green luster. Each mounted on a single custom antiqued bronze... Click for details
Rare Faience Egyptian Amulets
Five clay faience (blue -green) amulets from Egypt that are mounted on a custom stand. The amulets are a Pharaohs head, a sphinx, a Wedjat eye (Eye of Horus), Djed (pillar) and Priestess. An amulet is an object believed to have certain positive properties that, as the amulet’s main function, can magically be bestowed upon its owner. In ancient Egypt, this magical power was often derived from a combination of several aspects, such as the amulet’s shape, decoration, inscription, color,... Click for details
Antique Persian Belt with Bras Buckle
An Antique Persian belt with a large, brass buckle that is embellished with intricate damascene carvings of flowers and a raised portion of double domes topped with an image of a woman's profile at it's center. The main buckle is framed by to lesser domes. The buckle has a hook hinge in the back and is secured with a chain and pin closure. The belt is of embroidered silk on a leather background with interspersed double stacked brass tubes.
Rare Antique bronze figure of a nude nobleman in walking pose, his pointer finger of his right hand resting up against his chin, with green patina and textured wear. The figure stands on custom base.
Est. Circa: 1000BC
Dimensions: 2" w x 2 3/4" d x 7 1/4" h (figure only) 2 1/2" w x 3 1/2" d x 8 3/4" h (with base)
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Antique Pair of Egyptian Bronze Cats
Egyptian bronze pair of cat figures with overall wear and green patina. Pierced holds through the mouths, heads, necks, and bases suggest they may have once been finials or other component to a large piece. On custom base.
Possibly 12th century
Dimensions: 1" w x 1 1/2" d x 3 3/4" h (each cat), 5 1/4" w x 3 1/4" d x 4 3/4" h (entire stand)