Antiquities & Tribal Art

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Date of the auction: 19.11.2019

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A VILLANOVAN IMPASTO-WARE URN Circa 8th Century B.C. The bulbous body decorated on each side with a central conical protrusion, surrounded by raised concentric ring motifs, surmounted by a slightly tapering columnar neck, with a flat circular rim incised with concentric circles, a strap handle joins

Lot #: 93

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A MINOAN BRONZE MALE FIGURE Circa 1600 B.C. The highly schematic figure stands on elongated, conjoined legs, his midriff incised with a band, one arm raised to his head, the other resting on his hip, 6.7cm high. Provenance: From the collection of Nicholas Koutoulakis (1910 - 96) Geneva; Private

Lot #: 94

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A CYPRIOT BRONZE AGE JUGLET Bronze Age, Circa 1900 - 1650 B.C. The spherical body, decorated with incised geometric zig-zag patterns, surmounted by a slightly curved cylindrical neck and the remains of a cutaway-beak spout, 13cm high. Provenance: Private UK collection acquired in 1969

Lot #: 95

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A CYPRIOT BRONZE AGE BURNISHED VESSEL Circa 2300 - 2000 B.C. Of hemispherical form, with two loop upward-angled handles, the upper part of the vessel blackened, 22.7cm diameter, 10.8cm high. Provenance: Private UK collection acquired in 1969

Lot #: 96

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BRONZE AGE CYPRIOT VESSELS Bronze Age - Roman Period, Circa 2000 B.C. - 400 A.D. Including a small black-on-red ware amphora, with a spherical body decorated with bands and concentric circles in black slip, with arched handles, 13cm high; a miniature black-on-red ware jug, with squat

Lot #: 97

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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THREE CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA BOWLS Iron Age - Roman Period, Circa 2000 B.C. - 200 A.D. Including an Iron Age hemispherical bowl, standing on a ring foot, with applied handles, the vessel decorated with encircling bands in black slip on the exterior and interior; a Hellenistic shallow red-ware bowl; and

Lot #: 98

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CYPRIOT HAND AND FEET FRAGMENTS Circa 7th - 4th Century B.C. and later Including a stone fragment depicting an arm, with upward palm and wearing two bangles; and several stone hands and feet, (Qty) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s

Lot #: 99

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CYPRIOT FRAGMENTS Circa 6th - 5th Century B.C. and later Including a stone fragment with a frond of foliage in shallow relief; a pottery fragment with incised spirals; a fragment with traces of red slip; and several other fragments, (14) Provenance: Property from the collection of James

Lot #: 100

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CYPRIOT POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 8th - 6th Century B.C. and later Including a handle from a bichrome vessel, decorated with concentric circles around the neck and a cruciform pattern on the handle in umber slip; a handle from a large red ware amphora; four fragments from bichrome vessels

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF IRON AGE CYPRIOT FRAGMENTS Circa 7th - 6th Century B.C. Including pottery fragments of stylised horses and figures, possibly riders, with typical large pointed noses, many wearing wreaths, and a central section of a standing figure, (Qty) Provenance: Property from the collection of James

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CYPRIOT FIGURAL FRAGMENTS Circa 6th - 5th Century B.C. and later Including a fragment of a female figure, depicting the torso with the arm crossing the body, wearing heavy drapery, with traces of slip surviving; a fragment of the base of a figure with the two small feet emerging from

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF IRON AGE CYPRIOT FIGURAL FRAGMENTS Circa 6th - 5th Century B.C. and later Including a stone fragment of a head, with an almond-shaped eye and coiffure indicated by an incised lattice pattern, with a central diadem; a stone fragment of a female torso, wearing a necklace; two pottery

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GREEK SILVER STATUETTE OF A SPHINX Circa 5th Century B.C. Of diminutive proportions, depicted recumbent, with a leonine body, tall curved wings with incised feathers, a long upward curling tail, prominent breasts, and a woman's head wearing a wig and headdress, 3.4cm long. Provenance: French

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN AFTER THE ANTIQUE BRONZE JUGLET Standing on a pedestal foot, with an ovoid body, surmounted by a slender neck terminating in a griffin head, the open beak forming the mouth of the vessel, with an arched handle. Provenance: Private UK collection

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A NEAR EASTERN GOLD EARRING Circa 6th - 5th Century B.C. Formed of two hollow curved tubes, joined with pins, the outside surface hammered to form a ridged surface, 1.7cm diameter. Provenance: French private collection acquired 1995 - 1998

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £200 - £250

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A PHOENICIAN GOLD PENDANT Circa late 1st Millennium B.C. The disc pendant with a granular border and a raised dome in the centre, surrounded by two bands of smaller raised domes, with an applied gold loop for attachment, 1.8cm diameter. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GREEK FEMALE TERRACOTTA ANTEFIX Circa 4th Century B.C. From the Eastern Mediterranean, the female goddess is portrayed in bust form, with her breasts bared and head turned slightly to the right, her hair drawn back into a high coiffure with individual tresses depicted, with loose waves of hair

Lot #: 109

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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Lot #: 110

Estimate: £0

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A 'GRAND TOUR' TANAGRA FIGURE The figure stands on an integral base, depicted in a dancing position, with one arm raised above her head, the folds of her tightly-wrapped himation, billowing behind her, creating the impression of movement. Provenance: M.H. Bloxam, by whom given to Rugby School Art

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA FEMALE FIGURE Circa 3rd - 1st Century A.D. Depicted wrapped in heavy drapery, her left hand drawing the cloth upwards, her moulded coiffure and facial features just visible, 12.2cm high, (15cm high inc. base) Provenance: Ex Bonham's, 30 April 1996, lot 59; Private collection

Lot #: 112

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GREEK TERRACOTTA HEAD OF SILENUS Circa 4th Century B.C. Depicted in the typical form, with a wavy beard and a moustache, surrounding his small mouth, his broad nose surmounted by his heavily wrinkled, furrowed brow, 8.3cm high (14cm high inc. base) Provenance: Property from the Langlotz

Lot #: 113

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE PELIKE Circa 450 - 400 B.C. Of typical form, the rounded body stands on a ring foot, the neck flares to an everted rim, flanked by the two arched handles, with a palmette depicted below each, the obverse with three nude youths, the central figure resting on a column, the reverse

Lot #: 114

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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THREE MINIATURE ATTIC AND APULIAN VESSELS Circa late 5th - early 4th Century B.C. All of similar form, with bulbous bodies standing on ring feet, with trefoil lips, decorated respectively in red slip with a depiction of a sphinx, a swan and a nude juggling youth, 7.5cm high max. Provenance: Swiss

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £1,000 - £2,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN RED-WARE FRAGMENT WITH A RAM Circa 2nd - 3rd Century A.D. Probably from the rim of a dish, the ram is depicted in shallow relief, striding forward, naturalistically moulded woolly fleece, cloven hooves and backward curving horn, 11.4cm long. Provenance: Property from the collection of Theo

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A RED-WARE FRAGMENT OF AN ACTOR Circa 2nd - 3rd Century A.D. Depicted wearing a comic character's mask, with a typical broad grimace, furrowed brow and wide nose, the hair indicated by shallow striations, pulled back from the face, 4.2cm high. Provenance: Property from the collection of Theo Sarmas

Lot #: 117

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A GRIMACING WOMAN Circa 1st - 2nd Century A.D. Depicted with a long neck and a large head, her mouth extended in a broad rictus, revealing her teeth, with large creased eyes, prominent ears and naturalistically moulded wrinkles, 4.5cm high. Provenance: Acquired, early

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CYPRIOT MARBLE FRAGMENTS Roman Period and later Including a triangular carved fragment, possibly part of a large foliate design; and five further carved fragments, (6) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s, London

Lot #: 119

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN MARBLE TORSO FRAGMENT OF ACHILLES Circa 1st - 2nd Century A.D. The nude fragment depicts his back, wearing a baldrick, his body slightly twisted, the musculature of his back and his buttocks clearly defined, his left arm bent at the elbow with heavy folds of drapery covering his forearm

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN RECTANGULAR BRONZE BELT FITTING Circa 1st - 4th Century A.D. Formed of two parts of curved rectangular hammered bronze, attached in the centre, with ornate decoration, including columns of knops, the larger of which at each terminal may have been for attachment to the belt, and applied

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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TWO ROMAN BRONZE ORNAMENTAL ATTACHMENTS Circa 1st - 4th Century A.D. Of similar form, long square-sections tangs for attachments, surmounted by similar architectural terminals, one larger than the other, each of silvered bronze, with detailed decoration, in the form of scrolling within borders

Lot #: 124

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019