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Greek, Hellenistic Alexandrian Egypt, Marble Head of Zeus, 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. Ex Jerome Eisenberg, 1970.AM35512. Marble head of Zeus; 4 ľ x 4 inches; elegantly proportioned, Very attractive, large slightly almond shaped eyes looking ahead, straight nose (part is worn off), beard above and below the mouth; ears not present, some yellowing and brown, on black wood mount; of great rarity; $1900.00 (Ä1615.00)
India, Stone Head of a Bodhisattva, c. 10th Century A.D.
The bodhisattva, a popular subject in Buddhist art, is someone who, motivated by great compassion, has a spontaneous wish to attain Buddhahood for the benefit of all sentient beings. In early Indian Buddhism, bodhisattva usually referred specifically to the Buddha Shakyamuni in his former lives.AH59767. India, stone head of a bodhisattva, 9.5 cm tall, c. 10th century A.D., ex New Jersey collection, ex European dealer (c. 1980); $200.00 (Ä170.00)
Egyptian Alabastron, Late Period, c. 664 - 343 B.C.
AW31040. Alabastron; height 6.3 cm (2 1/2"), thin walled, translucent, alabastron form, pointed bottom, short tubular neck, rounded flat-topped rim; uneven patina with some encrustation, tiny chip in rim; SOLD