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Date of the auction: 28.05.2019 - 02.06.2019

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Egyptian Cartonnage with Four Sons of Horus

Egyptian Cartonnage with Four Sons of Horus Roman Period, 1st century BC-1st century AD A cartonnage panel depicting the Four Sons of Horus: Duamutef, Imsety, Qebehsenuef and Hapy, each holding a long staff, surrounded by a blue, white and red border; rectangular panels to each side with painted

Lot #: 0001

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Wooden Shabti

Egyptian Wooden Shabti New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC A wooden Ptah-Sokar-Osiris figure with square base, painted detailing to the face, tripartite wig, collar, vertical band of hieroglyphic text on the body and the dorsal pillar; 'Ant Maspero', son of the famous French archaeologist Gaston Maspero

Lot #: 0002

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Ibis Figure

Egyptian Ibis Figure Late Period-Ptolemaic Period, 664-30 BC A recumbent ibis with carved ovoid wooden body with lateral folded wings, applied pigment to the rump; cast bronze legs and head, legs folded under the body with claws spread, attachment pegs to the underside; S-curved neck with ridged

Lot #: 0003

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Polychrome Face Mask

Egyptian Polychrome Face Mask Roman Period, 30 BC-323 AD A female gesso face mask with wavy hair and a fringe of curls, applied black pigment detailing to the eyebrows, eyes and nostrils, red to the lips; palla headcovering to the rear of the head with red and green painted ornament; mounted on a

Lot #: 0004

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Polychrome Wooden Face Mask

Egyptian Polychrome Wooden Face Mask Roman Period, 1st century BC-2nd century AD A wooden face mask with painted detailing to the eyes and brow, headdress with bands of polychrome rosettes, sacred scarab and other floral detailing; mounted on a custom-made stand. 920 grams total, 37cm including

Lot #: 0005

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Turquoise Glass Face Inlay

Egyptian Turquoise Glass Face Inlay Ptolemaic Period, 3rd-1st century BC A turquoise glass inlay of a profile head with raised eyebrow and eye-line, neat facial detailing with curved slot beside the ear; mounted on a custom-made stand. 79 grams total, 40mm (1 1/2"). Very fine condition. Rare

Lot #: 0006

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Seti I Offering Cup

Egyptian Seti I Offering Cup 19th Dynasty, 1282-1226 BC A blue glazed composition offering cup with flared rim and base, cartouche in black bearing the throne name of Seti I (Menmaatra), a vertical column of hieroglyphs to the side. 36 grams, 50mm (2"). Fine condition. Provenance Property of a UK

Lot #: 0007

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,700

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Multi Pataikos Amulet

Egyptian Multi Pataikos Amulet Third Intermediate Period, 1070-664 BC A finely modelled dark green glazed composition amulet of the protective dwarf-god, Pataikos, standing on two crocodiles, eating snakes, suspension loop above; the other side falcon-headed dwarf wearing the sun-disc and lappet

Lot #: 0008

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Turquoise Anubis Amulet

Egyptian Turquoise Anubis Amulet Late Period, 664-332 BC A detailed glazed composition pendant of Anubis, seated on a throne, wearing a lappet wig with sun-disc above, wearing a striated kilt. 2.4 grams, 30mm (1 1/4"). Fine condition. Provenance From a UK collection; formerly in an early 20th

Lot #: 0009

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Winged Scarab Necklace

Egyptian Winged Scarab Necklace Late Period, 664-332 BC A restrung necklace of mainly blue glazed composition annular and tubular beads, interspersed with some black annular and tubular-shaped beads; the pendant a large blue glazed scarab plaque with detailed carapace, striated wing plaque to each

Lot #: 0010

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Large Egyptian Carved Stone Scarab

Large Egyptian Carved Stone Scarab New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC A large carved greenstone scarab with plain carapace and incised legs; blank underside. 125 grams, 63mm (2 1/2"). Fine condition. Provenance From an important North West London collection; acquired in the late 1980s-early 1990s

Lot #: 0011

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Large Egyptian Carved Stone Scarab

Large Egyptian Carved Stone Scarab New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC A large carved greenstone scarab with smoothed carapace and detailed legs; blank underside. 91 grams, 58mm (2 1/4"). Fine condition. Provenance From an important North West London collection; acquired in the late 1980s-early 1990s

Lot #: 0012

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Scarab

Egyptian Lapis Lazuli Scarab Late Period, 664-332 BC A carved lapis lazuli scarab, naturalistically carved with a finely-striated body, detailed clypeus and articulated legs, plain underside. 0.98 grams, 12mm (1/4"). Very fine condition. Provenance From a UK collection; formerly in an early 20th

Lot #: 0013

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Gold Snake Ring

Egyptian Gold Snake Ring Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC A D-section coiled gold hoop with punched scale detailing, broad lozenge-shaped head with lentoid eyes, double-looped tail wound about the shank. 6.73 grams, 22.25mm overall, 18.80mm internal diameter (approximate size British P, USA 7 1/2, Europe

Lot #: 0014

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Gold Cat Amulet

Egyptian Gold Cat Amulet Third Intermediate Period, 1069-702 BC A gold amulet of the goddess Bastet in the form of a seated cat with suspension ring to the back. 1.83 grams, 12.84mm (1/2"). Very fine condition. Provenance Property of a Mayfair lady; formerly in an important London collection formed

Lot #: 0015

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Osiris Wearing Atef Crown

Egyptian Osiris Wearing Atef Crown Late Period, 664-332 BC A well-detailed bronze statue of the god Osiris standing; wearing false beard and plumed Atef crown, arms crossed over chest holding crook and flail; mounted on a custom-made stand. 62.1 grams, 11.8cm including stand (4 3/4"). Very fine

Lot #: 0016

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Bronze Frog Weight

Egyptian Bronze Frog Weight New Kingdom, 1550-1070 BC A bronze figurine of a squatting frog with extended forelegs. 133 grams, 70mm (2 3/4"). Fine condition. [No Reserve] Provenance From the Aldred family private collection; acquired by the vendor's father before 1950. Literature Cf. Andrews, C

Lot #: 0017

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Glass Architectural Inlays and Roman Spindle Whorl Collection

Egyptian Glass Architectural Inlays and Roman Spindle Whorl Collection 1st century BC-1st century AD A mixed group of polychrome glass inlays including seven fragmentary rosette bars and twenty nine bar sections with stripe detailing, twelve spindle whorls of mainly discoid profile; mounted in a

Lot #: 0018

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Egyptian Carnelian Pendant Necklace

Egyptian Carnelian Pendant Necklace New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, 1549-1292 BC A restrung necklace of graduated carnelian tubular beads and spacer beads with interstitial gold spacers, graduated plano-convex piriform pendants; modern clasp. 35 grams, 48cm (19"). Very fine condition. Provenance From a

Lot #: 0019

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Phoenician Gold and Glass Bead String

Phoenician Gold and Glass Bead String 1st millennium BC and later A restrung necklace composed of alternating globular gold beads and glass 'eye' beads, central element of glass comic face bead, gold pendant with three plaited chain dangles below, two with fan-shaped stone beads, one with gold bead

Lot #: 0020

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Phoenician Glass Head Pendant Collection

Phoenician Glass Head Pendant Collection 4th-3rd century BC A group of polychrome glass pendants comprising: a green comic face with yellow lips, blue and white headdress, large eyes, ears adorned with earrings, cobalt blue suspension loop to the rear; a black bull's head with yellow eyebrow and

Lot #: 0021

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,400

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Scythian Gold Decorated Ritual Vessel

Scythian Gold Decorated Ritual Vessel 4th century BC A superb and highly evocative ritual gold vessel of conical shape, hand beaten from a single sheet; the rim chased with a bilinear band above a field of beautifully delineated, overlapping feathers, each with midrib and dot to the apex, the

Lot #: 0022

Estimate: £35,000 - £45,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Scythian Gold Ritual Vessel with Drinking Scenes

Scythian Gold Ritual Vessel with Drinking Scenes 4th century BC A superb gold vessel of a conical shape, beaten from a single sheet with low-relief frieze; side A: an opposed pair of seated noblemen wearing crossover riding coats with pointillé detailing to the skirt and resting on a low stool, each

Lot #: 0023

Estimate: £10,000 - £14,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Greek Gold 'Golden Fleece' Ram-Horn Pair

Greek Gold 'Golden Fleece' Ram-Horn Pair 5th-3rd century BC A matched pair of sheet gold model ram's horns, each curved with narrow end flattened, ribbed body, flared rim to the mouth with applied granule detailing; probably from a representation of the χρυσόμαλλον δέρας or 'golden fleece' from the

Lot #: 0024

Estimate: £5,000 - £7,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Greek Gold Coiled Snake Bracelet

Greek Gold Coiled Snake Bracelet 5th-3rd century BC A substantial gold bracelet formed as a rod in ten coils, finials each formed as a hatched beast-head with pellet eyes and piriform ears. 195 grams, 75mm (3"). Very fine condition. Provenance Property of a European businessman; from his private

Lot #: 0025

Estimate: £20,000 - £30,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Sarmatian Silver-Gilt Belt Mount Group

Sarmatian Silver-Gilt Belt Mount Group 2nd-1st century BC A mixed silver-gilt mount set comprising: a long tongue-shaped bifacial scabbard chape with remains of the blade-tip within; thirteen trapezoidal plaques with foliage and tendrils. 122 grams total, 4-16cm (1 1/2 - 6 1/4"). Fine condition

Lot #: 0026

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Greek Silver Horse Rhyton

Greek Silver Horse Rhyton 4th century BC A silver rhyton comprising a fluted tubular curved body with rolled rim and lotus-flower detailing, and a protome of a galloping horse with head erect, ears pricked and a knop finial to the stiffened mane, forelegs extended; narrow conical spout to the chest

Lot #: 0027

Estimate: £18,000 - £24,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Greek Hellenistic Silver Salver with Sirens

Greek Hellenistic Silver Salver with Sirens 3rd-2nd century BC A long, rectangular shallow tray with incised palmettes to the angles, arcaded band to the inner face of the flanged border, narrow parcel-gilt band to the outer face of upstand; separately cast Sirens with lion-paw foot to each corner

Lot #: 0028

Estimate: £15,000 - £20,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Parthian Gilt Silver Phiale Mesomphalos

Parthian Gilt Silver Phiale Mesomphalos 2nd-1st century BC A parcel-gilt silver phiale mesomphalos with central dome, chamfered rim, rosette within a punched border surrounded by a band of palmettes and lotus flower detailing. 504 grams, 21.3cm (8 1/4"). Very fine condition. Provenance From an old

Lot #: 0029

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019

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Greek Hellenistic Silver Phiale Mesomphalos

Greek Hellenistic Silver Phiale Mesomphalos 4th-1st century BC A small silver phiale mesomphalos with flared rim; body with a series of tight repoussé petals radiating from a central raised boss. 66.24 grams, 11cm (4 3/8"). Extremely fine condition. Provenance Property of a European gentleman

Lot #: 0030

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 28 May 2019 - 2 Jun 2019