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Ancient Figures and Statues
Roman, Bronze Krater Handle Ornamented with Lions, c. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.

|Metal| |Antiquities|, |Roman,| |Bronze| |Krater| |Handle| |Ornamented| |with| |Lions,| |c.| |1st| |-| |3rd| |Century| |A.D.|NEW
Click here to see the line drawing of Catalogue des bronzes antiques de la Bibliothque National no. 1446, a nearly identical handle in the Bibliothque nationale de France published in 1895.
AM23903. Roman bronze krater handle; cf. BnF Bronzes 1446, Superb, about as made with the addition of an an attractive green patina, c. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.; 12 cm (4 7/8") tall, on the upper part, which would have been attached atop the rim of the vessel: a lion's head faces inward, its back arching above, between two lions lying in opposite directions, on the lower part: acanthus and scrolls between two snakes with heads upward, ex Griffin Gallery of Ancient Art (Boca Raton FL); $2500.00 SALE PRICE $2250.00

Roman, Small Bronze Bull, cf. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.

|Metal| |Antiquities|, |Roman,| |Small| |Bronze| |Bull,| |cf.| |1st| |-| |3rd| |Century| |A.D.|NEW
AB23906. Small Roman bronze bull, cf. BnF Bronzes 1159 (similar form but larger and more detailed), near Choice, nice green patina, missing three hooves, attractively mounted, bull standing, its tail form forming a loop, 36 mm (1 7/16") long, 33 mm (1 5/16") tall, ex Griffin Gallery of Ancient Art (Boca Raton, FL); $450.00 SALE PRICE $405.00

Roman, White Marble Head of a Youth, 2nd - 3rd Century A.D.

|Figures| |&| |Statues|, |Roman,| |White| |Marble| |Head| |of| |a| |Youth,| |2nd| |-| |3rd| |Century| |A.D.|
AC34395. Marble head of youth; unfinished back, perhaps part of a relief, hair drawn back, nose intact; c. 20 cm (8") tall, SOLD

Egyptian, 26th - 30th Dynasty, Wood Boat with Four Oarsmen and Fish Basket, 664 - 342 B.C.

|Egyptian| |Antiquities|, |Egyptian,| |26th| |-| |30th| |Dynasty,| |Wood| |Boat| |with| |Four| |Oarsmen| |and| |Fish| |Basket,| |664| |-| |342| |B.C.|
It was considered important to have at least one boat model in the tomb, often several, and the wealthiest were supplied with fleets. A fishing boat such as this would offer the owner a source of food and the ability to travel in the afterlife, most importantly the dead man would be able to make his pilgrimage to Abydos.
AEA31086. Egyptian funerary boat, 34.5 cm (13.5") long, 17 cm (6/3/4") high, suitable for the finest collection, near Choice, missing bow tip, stern attachment and possibly a sail, one figure missing arms, figures are not attached and arms loosely attached with wood glue (originally pegged and moveable); SOLD

Greek, Magna Grecia, Limestone Relief Frieze of Triton, 4th - 3rd Century B.C.

|Greek| |Antiquities|, |Greek,| |Magna| |Grecia,| |Limestone| |Relief| |Frieze| |of| |Triton,| |4th| |-| |3rd| |Century| |B.C.|
A large, impressive piece! Worthy of the finest collection.

From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
AZ35502. Frieze of Triton; cf. Pierre Berge & Associates, June 2009, 161 (later date, marble sarcophagus with similar Tritons and Nereids, est. $300,000), Choice, 10 X 13 inches; Triton swimming right with male torso, lower portion of a very long fish body and an upturned tail, riding on him is a Nereid in a chiton with her right arm raised holding a long sail above; some wear but very attractive; SOLD

Egyptian Wood Sokar Hawk, Ptolemaic Period, c. 332 - 30 B.C.

|Egyptian| |Antiquities|, |Egyptian| |Wood| |Sokar| |Hawk,| |Ptolemaic| |Period,| |c.| |332| |-| |30| |B.C.|
Sokar was the Memphite god of the dead and patron of the workers who built the necropolis and tomb and ritual objects, and substances used in mummification. During the Late Period, the combined deity Ptah-Sokar-Osiris, was often represented as a wooden mummiform figure with the regalia of kingship, standing on a miniature sarcophagus, facing a small Sokar hawk at his feet. See Ptah-Sokar-Osiris in NumisWiki for a photograph of a complete piece.
AEA30964. Wood sokar hawk; 16 cm (6 1/4") long, 5.7 cm (1 3/4") tall, original gilding and red, black, and blue gesso pigment with some touch-up restoration; hole in the top of the head originally held a crown, now missing; SOLD


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