Greek, Hellenistic Alexandrian , Marble of Zeus, 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. Ex Jerome Eisenberg, 1970.AM35512. Marble of Zeus; 4 ¼ x 4 inches; elegantly proportioned, Very attractive, large slightly almond shaped eyes looking ahead, straight nose ( is worn off), beard above and below the mouth; ears not present, some yellowing and brown, on black mount; of great rarity; $3000.00 (€2670.00)
Egyptian, Limestone Ushabti, , XIX Dynasty, 1320 - 1200 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AB33403. limestone ushabti; cf. Saleh, Les antiquites egyptiennes de , 612; cf. , Egyptian Art and Antiquities, Summer 1980, 45, , 6 ½", wears bag wig, arms crossed, holding hoe and flail; $1400.00 (€1246.00)
India, Stone 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 of a bodhisattva, 9.5 cm tall, c. 10th century A.D., ex New Jersey collection, ex European dealer (c. 1980); $270.00 (€240.30)
Egyptian, Bast Plaque, Late Period, 1085 - 322 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
The Goddess Bast was very popular in the late dynastic period. Sheshong's seat of power was the city of Babastis, which was also Bast's chief seat of Worship. Bast was a member of the triad of Babastis - , Bast and Nefer-Tem. This plaque was a votive sold at the shrine of Bast to be given to her as a votive.AG33401. Bast plaque; 50 mm, dark grey mold formed from stone paste; of facing with the features of Bast are quite clear; chip on chin, , mounted on a black lucite base; $250.00 (€222.50)
Roman, Small Sandstone Tetrarch Emperor , c. 285 - 337 A.D.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AE36072. Grey sandstone of Roman Emperor during the ; cf. Two Emperors of the Tetarchy, in the Library, 9 cm high and 7 cm, or , short forehead, short hair, expressive large eyes and high relief with double eyelids, portrait exemplifies the militaristic period; worn but worthy of any collection; ; $240.00 (€213.60)
, Black Slate , Hellenic - Roman Period, 1st Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D.
This of may have been used as a cosmetic pallet. AE48734. cf. Petrie, Stone & Metal Vases 972, , some chipping to edge, otherwise , black slate ; four square protruding handles, 3 ½ inches ; ex Malloy, Egyptian Art & Artifacts, Summer 1980, 118; $150.00 (€133.50)
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