Antiquities

Christie's
7 October 2010, London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 07.10.2010

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AN EGYPTIAN BLACK-TOPPED POTTERY JAR

AN EGYPTIAN BLACK-TOPPED POTTERY JAR
NAQADA I, CIRCA 4000-3600 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BLACK-TOPPED POTTERY JAR NAQADA I, CIRCA 4000-3600 B.C. Of ovoid form, the body tapered to small flattened base, with rounded rim 9¾ in. (25 cm.) high

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY 'NET' JAR

AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY 'NET' JAR
NAQADA III, CIRCA 3250-3100 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY 'NET' JAR NAQADA III, CIRCA 3250-3100 B.C. Of cylindrical form with rounded rim and painted brown criss-cross bands imitating a net, a horizontal band of tooled arches below the rim 9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY JAR

AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY JAR
NAQUADA III, CIRCA 3250-3100 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN POTTERY JAR NAQUADA III, CIRCA 3250-3100 B.C. Of cylindrical form, the surface with highly polished cream slip, the horizontal band beneath rim incised diagonally to resemble cord 9¾ in. (24.9 cm.) high

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAR

AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAR
EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY I, CIRCA 3000-2750 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JAR EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY I, CIRCA 3000-2750 B.C. The cylindrical body with everted rim 8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) high

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN FLINT KNIFE BLADE

AN EGYPTIAN FLINT KNIFE BLADE
PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN FLINT KNIFE BLADE PREDYNASTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 4TH MILLENNIUM B.C. The curving blade smoothly polished on one side, with sharp cutting edge, mounted 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) long

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN DIORITE JAR

AN EGYPTIAN DIORITE JAR
EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY II-III, CIRCA 2750-2600 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN DIORITE JAR EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD, DYNASTY II-III, CIRCA 2750-2600 B.C. Of squat conical form, the broad shoulders tapering to the flat base, with circular mouth 4¾ in. (12 cm.) diam

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN DARK BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION VESSEL STAND

AN EGYPTIAN DARK BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION VESSEL STAND
MIDDLE KINGDOM, DYNASTY XI-XIII, CIRCA 2025-1700 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN DARK BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION VESSEL STAND MIDDLE KINGDOM, DYNASTY XI-XIII, CIRCA 2025-1700 B.C. Of cylindrical form with broad flat rim and flaring foot 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED LIMESTONE RELIEF

AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED LIMESTONE RELIEF
OLD KINGDOM, EARLY DYNASTY VI, CIRCA 2323-2291 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED LIMESTONE RELIEF OLD KINGDOM, EARLY DYNASTY VI, CIRCA 2323-2291 B.C. Carved in shallow raised relief with two offering bearers walking to the left, each wearing wig and short kilt, one

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £6,000 - £9,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED POTTERY JAR

AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED POTTERY JAR
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1550-1069 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED POTTERY JAR NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, CIRCA 1550-1069 B.C. With ovoid body, tall flaring neck, in cream slip, decorated with red and dark brown with horizontal bands around the shoulder and lower

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN SILVER SISTRUM

AN EGYPTIAN SILVER SISTRUM
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXII, CIRCA 945-715 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN SILVER SISTRUM THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXII, CIRCA 945-715 B.C. In the form of the janiform head of the goddess Hathor, wearing wig and broad collar, her face with finely contoured eyebrows

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £30,000 - £50,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOOD SARCOPHAGUS INNER COVER

AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOOD SARCOPHAGUS INNER COVER
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, CIRCA 1292-1069 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN GESSO-PAINTED WOOD SARCOPHAGUS INNER COVER NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, CIRCA 1292-1069 B.C. Finely carved in low relief, wearing blue-painted tripartite wig, ochre painted face with

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £80,000 - £120,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN COBALT BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION FINGER RING

AN EGYPTIAN COBALT BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION FINGER RING
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, REIGN OF AMENHOTEP III, CIRCA 1391-1353
AN EGYPTIAN COBALT BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION FINGER RING NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII, REIGN OF AMENHOTEP III, CIRCA 1391-1353 The oval bezel impressed with a cartouche containing

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FROG

AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FROG
NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1550-1069 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION FROG NEW KINGDOM, CIRCA 1550-1069 B.C. Naturalistically modelled, with head raised and mouth slightly open, on integral circular base, with suspension hole 1 in. (2.5 cm.) long

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT LION

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT LION
PERSIAN PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVII, CIRCA 525-404 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF A RECUMBENT LION PERSIAN PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVII, CIRCA 525-404 B.C. Perhaps a box lid, the finely carved recumbent feline with tail curled around right haunch, head turned sharply

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £12,000 - £18,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN PALE GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION NEW YEAR'S FLASK ...

AN EGYPTIAN PALE GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION NEW YEAR'S FLASK
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD-SAITE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXVI, CIRCA 1069-525 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN PALE GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION NEW YEAR'S FLASK THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD-SAITE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI-XXVI, CIRCA 1069-525 B.C. Of lentoid shape, with

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE THOTH

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE THOTH
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 304-30 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE THOTH PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 304-30 B.C. In the form of a baboon seated on his haunches on an integral plinth, the forepaws on his knees, the tail drawn around the body to his right, the genitalia exposed, with incised

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION OPENWORK PLAQUE

AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION OPENWORK PLAQUE
LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 664-332 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED COMPOSITION OPENWORK PLAQUE LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 664-332 B.C. With the falcon-headed god Khonsu wearing full and crescent moon headdress and uraeus, holding Maat -feather and ankh

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTI FOR HOR-(EN)-KHE...

AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTI FOR HOR-(EN)-KHEBIT, SON OF TAKHUTI
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, CIRCA 664-525 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTI FOR HOR-(EN)-KHEBIT, SON OF TAKHUTI LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, CIRCA 664-525 B.C. The standing figure with crossed arms holding

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HARPOCRATES

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HARPOCRATES
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HARPOCRATES LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-3RD CENTURY B.C. The seated nude god on integral inscribed plinth, with right arm bent and forefinger raised to his lips, left arm lowered to

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS

AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE OSIRIS LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C. Seated, his hands crossing his chest, holding crook and flail, the details incised, the plumed atef -crown with frontal uraeus, his plaited false beard

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF A CAT

AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF A CAT
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HEAD OF A CAT LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C. Modelled with high cheekbones, with small rounded eyes either side the broad nose, nostrils recessed, mouth with incised whiskers

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £6,000 - £8,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SCULPTOR'S MODEL OF A LEFT FOOT

AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SCULPTOR'S MODEL OF A LEFT FOOT
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SCULPTOR'S MODEL OF A LEFT FOOT LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, CIRCA 664-30 B.C. Naturalistically modelled, with long, slender toes, with incised gridlines on the underside of

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,500

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STATUE OF A PRIEST OR YOUTH

AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STATUE OF A PRIEST OR YOUTH
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D.
AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE STATUE OF A PRIEST OR YOUTH ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-3RD CENTURY A.D. Stylistically carved with a shaven head, large almond-shaped eyes, arched brows and mouth with a slight smile, wearing

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £12,000 - £15,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED JAR

AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED JAR
ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D.
AN EGYPTIAN TURQUOISE GLAZED JAR ROMAN PERIOD, CIRCA 1ST-2ND CENTURY A.D. With spherical body, disc foot, short cylindrical neck and flattened rim, decorated in moulded relief with a main frieze of three ibex and prowling lion

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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TWO LARGE EGYPTIAN GLASS NILOTIC BIRD HEAD INLAYS

TWO LARGE EGYPTIAN GLASS NILOTIC BIRD HEAD INLAYS
CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C.
TWO LARGE EGYPTIAN GLASS NILOTIC BIRD HEAD INLAYS CIRCA 3RD-1ST CENTURY B.C. Opaque white on a dark blue translucent matrix, finely detailed, opaque red and yellow eyes with translucent blue pupils, opaque yellow and

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £50,000 - £70,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C. With opaque white ovoid body, cylindrical neck with everted rim, applied aubergine marvered threads wound spirally and

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C. The dark blue ovoid body with cylindrical neck and everted rim, applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE

A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS OINOCHOE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C. The dark blue ovoid body with trefoil lip, splayed foot and arched handle, applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, CIRCA 6TH-5TH CENTURY B.C. The dark blue ovoid body with everted rim and knob base, applied opaque yellow and turquoise marvered threads wound spirally

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £2,000 - £4,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010

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A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS

A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS
HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 1ST CENTURY B.C.
A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORISKOS HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 2ND-EARLY 1ST CENTURY B.C. With dark blue body, tall neck and everted rim, wound with opaque white trails tooled into a feather pattern

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 7 Oct 2010