Antiquities

Christie's
London

Date of the auction: 04.12.2019

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A ROMAN MARBLE EROS UNSTRINGING HIS BOW

A ROMAN MARBLE EROS UNSTRINGING HIS BOW CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. 37 in. (94 cm.) high Provenance Roger Peyrefitte (1907-2000) collection, Paris, France, acquired prior to 1980. French private collection, Paris, gifted from the above in 1996

Lot #: 483

Estimate: £500,000 - £800,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS PONTIA-EUPLOIA

A ROMAN MARBLE VENUS PONTIA-EUPLOIA CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. 35 in. (89 cm.) high Provenance Jean-Claude Roussel (1922-1972), acquired circa 1960 from Maison Carlhian for his property at Chaumont-sur-Tharonne, France; thence by descent. Vente de l'Entier Contenu d'une Propriété de Chasse

Lot #: 484

Estimate: £200,000 - £300,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A ROMAN AQUAMARINE RING STONE WITH A PORTRAIT OF FAUSTINA MINOR

A ROMAN AQUAMARINE RING STONE WITH A PORTRAIT OF FAUSTINA MINOR CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D. 5/8 in. (1.5 cm.) long Provenance Set in a gold ring dating to circa 1800. English private collection, Surrey

Lot #: 492

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED CALYX-KRATER

AN APULIAN RED-FIGURED CALYX-KRATER ATTRIBUTED TO THE BRANCA PAINTER, CIRCA 350 B.C. 21 ½ in. (54.4 cm.) high Provenance Aldo Branca Collection, Ascona, Switzerland, prior to 1969; thence by descent. Antiquities, Bonhams, London, 5 October 2011, lot 282

Lot #: 479

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 4 Dec 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 CARNELIAN AND AGATE BEAD AND AMULETIC NECKLACE

AN EGYPTIAN CARNELIAN AND AGATE BEAD AND AMULETIC NECKLACE THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST-22ND DYNASTY, CIRCA 1069-664 B.C. Largest pendant: 1 ¼ in. (3.2 cm.) high, Length strung together: 17 in. (43 cm.) long Provenance Goddard and Josephine Du Bois collection, USA, acquired in Egypt circa

Lot #: 406

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A MONUMENTAL ROMAN MARBLE DRAPED FEMALE FIGURE

A MONUMENTAL ROMAN MARBLE DRAPED FEMALE FIGURE CIRCA 2ND CENTURY A.D. 86 5/8 in. (220 cm.) high Provenance Ford Motor Company collection, as stated on a 1997 invoice. with Felix & Hijo Antiques, Seville. Spanish private collection, Toledo, acquired from the above in 1997

Lot #: 482

Estimate: £150,000 - £250,000

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 POLYCHROME SANDSTONE RELIEF

AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME SANDSTONE RELIEF PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 332-30 B.C. 33 ½ in. (85 cm.) high Provenance Antiquities ; Christie's, London, 7 July 1970, lot 131. Argentinian art market. Argentinian private collection, acquired from the above in 1971

Lot #: 402

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT

AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST-22ND DYNASTY, CIRCA 1069-730 B.C. 26 x 14 in. (66 x 35.5 cm.) Provenance Prof. Herbert Kühn (1895-1980), Mainz, acquired in the 1920s during his travels in the Mediterranean; thence by descent

Lot #: 403

Estimate: £40,000 - £60,000

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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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD MASK

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD MASK THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 21ST-22ND DYNASTY, CIRCA 1069-664 B.C. 5 7/8 in. (15.1 cm.) high Provenance G. Sangiorgi collection (1886-1965), Rome. Private collection, Monaco, 1970s; thence by descent

Lot #: 412

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE CAT

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE CAT LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C. 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high Provenance with Spink and Son Ltd., London, circa 1940s-1950s (based on archival photograph

Lot #: 413

Estimate: £40,000 - £50,000

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 ABSTRACT SCHEMATIC IDOL

A CYCLADIC MARBLE ABSTRACT SCHEMATIC IDOL APEIRANTHOS TYPE, EARLY CYCLADIC II-III, CIRCA 2700-2000 B.C. 5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 415

Estimate: £10,000 - £15,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA

A CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA EARLY CYCLADIC I-II, CIRCA 3000-2800 B.C. 5 in. (12 cm.) high Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner. Antiquities , Christie's, London, 1 October 2015, lot 77

Lot #: 416

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA

A CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2700 B.C. 5 ½ in. (13.8 cm.) high Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 417

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A LARGE CYCLADIC MARBLE FRAGMENT

A LARGE CYCLADIC MARBLE FRAGMENT EARLY SPEDOS VARIETY, EARLY CYCLADIC II, CIRCA 2600-2500 B.C. 8 3/8 in. (21.4 cm.) high Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 418

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

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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A CYCLADIC MARBLE BOWL

A CYCLADIC MARBLE BOWL EARLY CYCLADIC II, CIRCA 2700-2300 B.C. 8 ¼ in. (21 cm.) diam. Provenance with Gimpel Fils, London, acquired in the 1960s-1970s. Antiquities , Christie's, London, 25 October 2007, lot 84. Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Lot #: 420

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019

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A CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA

A CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2700 B.C. 8 in. (21 cm.) high Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 421

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

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 KANDILA

A CYCLADIC MARBLE KANDILA EARLY CYCLADIC I, CIRCA 3200-2700 B.C. 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) high Provenance Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva; thence by descent to the present owner

Lot #: 423

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 4 Dec 2019