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Date of the auction: 04.12.2019

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TWO WESTERN ASIATIC ROCK CRYSTAL AND GOLD AMULETS

TWO WESTERN ASIATIC ROCK CRYSTAL AND GOLD AMULETS CIRCA 2ND CENTURY B.C.-2ND CENTURY A.D. 1 ½ in. (4 cm.) long max. Provenance U.S. private collection, North Carolina, acquired prior to 1992; thence by descent. Property of a North Carolina Private Collector ; Christie’s, New York, 3 June 2009, lots

Lot #: 491

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS GRIFFIN INLAY

AN EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS GRIFFIN INLAY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 323-30 B.C. ¾ in. (1.9 cm.) high Provenance Achille Groppi (1890-1949) collection, Switzerland, acquired 1920s-1940s; and thence by descent. The Groppi Collection , Christie's, London, 26 April 2012, lot 105

Lot #: 408

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BROWN STEATITE BABOON

AN EGYPTIAN BROWN STEATITE BABOON NEW KINGDOM, 19TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 1292-1185 B.C. 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) high Provenance Giovanni Datteri collection, Cairo. Jean P. Lambros Athenes & Giovanni Dattari; Hôtel Drouot, Cairo, 17-19 June 1912, no. 304, plate 30. M. H. Sevadigan collection, Paris. M. H

Lot #: 407

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A ROMAN ROCK CRYSTAL FISH VESSEL

A ROMAN ROCK CRYSTAL FISH VESSEL CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) long Provenance Giorgio Sangiorgi (1886-1965), Rome, acquired and brought to Switzerland, late 1930s; thence by descent. Antiquities, Christie's, New York, 8 June 2001, lot 271

Lot #: 490

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FUNERARY BARQUE

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FUNERARY BARQUE MIDDLE KINGDOM, CIRCA 2046-1794 B.C. 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) high; 21 5/8 in. (55 cm.) long Provenance Léon Rodrigues-Ely (1924-1973), Marseille, France. Archéologie - Art Islamique ; Christie's Paris, 6 May 2015, lot 68. Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Lot #: 401

Estimate: £25,000 - £35,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRIGHT BLUE FAIENCE SHABTI FOR TAYUHERET

AN EGYPTIAN BRIGHT BLUE FAIENCE SHABTI FOR TAYUHERET THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST DYNASTY, CIRCA 1069-945 B.C. 4 1/8 in. (10.4 cm.) high Provenance Collection of the Italian-Russian Egyptologist Prince Boris de Rachewiltz (1926-1997). Private collection, France; acquired from the above in 1963

Lot #: 404

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED STEATITE ENTHRONED BASTET

AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED STEATITE ENTHRONED BASTET THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 22ND DYNASTY, 945-735 B.C. 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.) high Provenance with Spink & Son, London. with Masao Sera, Osaka. Japanese private collection; acquired from the above in 1961 and thence by descent. The Property of a Japanese

Lot #: 405

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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TWO EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS DAIMON HEAD INLAYS

TWO EGYPTIAN MOSAIC GLASS DAIMON HEAD INLAYS PTOLEMAIC PERIOD-ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C. each: 1 ¼ in. (3 cm.) high Provenance Achille Groppi (1890-1949) collection, Switzerland, acquired 1920s-1940s; and thence by descent. Per-Neb Collection Part II, Ancient Egyptian Glass Inlays

Lot #: 409

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HORUS SHRINE

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HORUS SHRINE LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 664-332 B.C. 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) long Provenance Acquired in Egypt, 1928; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 410

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE BASTET

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE BASTET LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 664-332 B.C. 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high Provenance Acquired in Egypt, 1928; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 411

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A CYCLADIC MARBLE SCHEMATIC IDOL AND PALETTE

A CYCLADIC MARBLE SCHEMATIC IDOL AND PALETTE EARLY CYCLADIC I-III, CIRCA 3200-2000 B.C. Idol: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) long Palette: 4 3/8 in. (10.9 cm.) long Provenance Dr Arthur von Arx collection, Solothurn. Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 414

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A CYCLADIC MARBLE BEAKER

A CYCLADIC MARBLE BEAKER EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2700 B.C. 8 5/8 in. (21.8 cm.) high Provenance Antiquities, Sotheby's, New York, 28 November 1990, lot 92. Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; acquired from the above and thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 419

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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TWO CYCLADIC MARBLE LEG FRAGMENTS

TWO CYCLADIC MARBLE LEG FRAGMENTS LATE SPEDOS VARIETY, EARLY CYCLADIC II, CIRCA 2500-2400 B.C. 5 7/8 in. (14.8 cm.) high max. Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 422

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A CYCLADIC MARBLE BOWL

A CYCLADIC MARBLE BOWL EARLY CYCLADIC II, CIRCA 2700-2300 B.C. 8 in. (20.5 cm.) diam. Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 424

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A MYCENEAN POTTERY SQUAT ALABASTRON

A MYCENEAN POTTERY SQUAT ALABASTRON LATE HELLADIC III, CIRCA 14TH-13TH CENTURY B.C. 3 ½ in. (9 cm.) high Provenance Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland, acquired prior to 1967; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 428

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A GREEK POTTERY TANKARD

A GREEK POTTERY TANKARD LATE GEOMETRIC PERIOD, CIRCA 750-725 B.C. 6 3/8 in. (16.2 cm.) high incl. handle Provenance Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland, acquired prior to 1967; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 429

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A GREEK POTTERY PYXIS

A GREEK POTTERY PYXIS LATE GEOMETRIC PERIOD, CIRCA MID-8TH CENTURY B.C. 7 ¼ in. (18.5 cm.) diam. Provenance Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 430

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED NECK-AMPHORA

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED NECK-AMPHORA ATTRIBUTED TO THE LIGHT-MAKE CLASS, CIRCA 500 B.C. 6 ¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high Provenance Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 432

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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TWO ATTIC LEKYTHOI

TWO ATTIC LEKYTHOI CIRCA 6TH CENTURY B.C. Tallest: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm.) high Provenance White-ground: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland, Sonderliste C, December 1957, no. 29, Abb. pl. 14. Black-figured: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Switzerland, December, 1953, no. 21, pl. 6. Both: Dr. Harald

Lot #: 435

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LIP-CUP

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED LIP-CUP ATTRIBUTED TO THE TLESON PAINTER, CIRCA 540 B.C. 7 ¾ in. (19.7 cm.) diam. excl. handles Provenance Swiss antique fair, Bern, 1965 (according to 1967 publication). Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland, acquired prior to 1967; thence by descent to present

Lot #: 437

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED LEKYTHOS

AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED LEKYTHOS CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high Provenance Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland, acquired prior to 1962; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 439

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED OLPE

AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED OLPE RELATED TO THE ROCHESTER GROUP, CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C. 8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high Provenance Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland, acquired 19th July 1960; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 442

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE PROTOME

A GREEK TERRACOTTA FEMALE PROTOME CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA MID-5TH CENTURY B.C. 11 in. (28 cm.) high Provenance Dr. Harald Schmid (1901-1970), Biel, Switzerland, acquired prior to 1967; thence by descent to present owner

Lot #: 443

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA CIRCA 550-500 B.C. 16 in. (41 cm.) high Provenance Antiquities, Sotheby's, London, 21st May 1992, lot 231. with Atelier Amphora, Lugano, acquired at the above sale

Lot #: 453

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND CUP

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED BAND CUP CIRCA 550-500 B.C. 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) diam. excl. handles Provenance with Atelier Amphora, Lugano, prior to 1985

Lot #: 454

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURED AMPHORA ATTRIBUTED TO THE LIGHT-MAKE CLASS, CIRCA 500-480 B.C. 5 ¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high Provenance with Atelier Amphora, Lugano, 1996

Lot #: 456

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC POTTERY JANIFORM KANTHAROS

AN ATTIC POTTERY JANIFORM KANTHAROS ATTRIBUTED TO THE SABOUROFF CLASS, CIRCA 470 B.C. 6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) high Provenance with Galerie Saint Honoré, Cannes. French private collection, acquired from the above in 1998

Lot #: 457

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED BELL KRATER

AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED BELL KRATER ATTRIBUTED TO THE RETORTED PAINTER, CIRCA 380 B.C. 15 ¾ in. (40 cm.) high Provenance with Atelier Amphora, Lugano. Antiquities , Christie's, London, 8 June 1988, lot 252. Antiquities , Christie's, London, 12 December 1989, lot 215

Lot #: 458

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER

AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED BELL-KRATER CIRCA 350-330 B.C. 16 ½ in. (42 cm.) high Provenance with Atelier Amphora, Lugano, prior to 1985

Lot #: 460

Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED LEKYTHOS

AN ATTIC RED-FIGURED LEKYTHOS CIRCA LATE 5TH CENTURY B.C. 9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high Provenance with Pierre-Eric Becker, Cannes. French private collection, acquired from the above in 1997

Lot #: 461

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019