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Date of the auction: 19.11.2019

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A HEAVY BYZANTINE BRONZE EAGLE A vessel attachment, naturalistically cast the eagle stands with wings open, the large talons, individual feathers and eyes incised with details, the hooked beak forms the suspension loop through which a ring and chain are suspended, 13.5cm long inc. chain. Published

Lot #: 125

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GALLO-ROMAN BRONZE STATUETTE OF A LAR Circa 2nd - 4th Century A.D. The figure stands with left arm raised and the right by the side, holding a patera, wearing heavy drapery, indicated by a ridged surface, and a conical headdress, with schematic facial features and a tall coiffure in front of the

Lot #: 126

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A LARGE TWISTED BRONZE TORC Circa 1st Millennium B.C. The large, slender torc is tightly twisted, the bronze folded back on itself to form small interlocking terminals, 26cm diameter. Provenance: Ex. private UK collection

Lot #: 127

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF ANCIENT TERRACOTTA PIECES Circa 3rd Century B.C. - 3rd Century A.D. Including a Greek fragment of a head wearing a polos headdess, 8cm high; a figure of a woman wearing heavy drapery, the head now detached from the body 14.5cm high; a Roman Factory lamp, 8.5cm long; a black glazed bowl

Lot #: 128

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A BRONZE AGE PALSTAVE Circa 1200 - 1000 B.C. With a curved cutting edge, side loop now missing, 14cm long. Provenance: Ex collection of R. Holdsworth Williams, Hampshire, discovered in 1932. This lot is accompanied by original 1932 letters pertaining to the piece

Lot #: 129

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN BRONZE BUCKET HANDLE Circa 1st Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D. Composed of a rectangular sectioned shaft with square section terminals, with incised geometric design, and integral suspension loops, one decorative terminal in the form of a head of a horned animal survives, with defined

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A COPPER ALLOY BRONZE AGE PALSTAVE Circa 1200 - 1000 B.C. With a curved cutting edge, with an old collection label which reads 'Ex / Davy / Collection / from co / Antrim', 18.4cm long. Provenance: From Day collection, Co. Antrim; collection of K. John Hewett (1919-94), Kent; Private collection

Lot #: 131

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A HELLENISTIC TWISTED SILVER TORC Circa 3rd - 1st Century B.C. Twisted to form spiralled shallow raised ribs, with the silver folded back on itself to form small looped terminals, 13.2cm diameter. Provenance: Property from the Grimm Collection; French private collection

Lot #: 132

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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THREE NEOLITHIC STONE POLISHED AXES Including an example with butt missing and two smaller, paler stone axe heads, circa 2000 B.C.; and two other fragments, (5) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s

Lot #: 133

Estimate: £250 - £450

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF FLINT IMPLEMENTS Including three pointed arrow heads; two leaf-shaped spear heads, probably Native American; a stone axe head, possibly European, with curved cutting edge; and four flaked flints from Co. Antrim, 4.3- 10.7cm long, (10) Provenance: Private collection, London, 1970s-2018

Lot #: 134

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN GLASS FRAGMENT OF A GORGON Circa 1st Century A.D. Formed of opaque white glass, possibly a depiction of Medusa, with part of one eye and waves of hair surviving, 11.4cm long. Provenance: English private collection, acquired in Italy in the late 19th Century

Lot #: 135

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GREEN GLASS VESSEL Possibly, circa 2nd - 3rd Century A.D. The shallow straight-sided bowl, with an inward-curving mouth and slightly raised rim, 11.5cm diameter. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 136

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS Circa 2nd - 4th Century A.D. Including a pale green glass candlestick unguentarium, with a bell-shaped body, with a slender cylindrical neck, and a flat disc rim, 16cm high; a pale green glass beaker with a cylindrical body, flaring slightly to the rim, with a swollen base

Lot #: 137

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JUG Circa 2nd - 3rd Century A.D. The cylindrical body decorated with two wheel-cut bands, alternating with two incised bands,with a slightly concave base, the sloping rounded shoulder surmounted by a short tubular neck, the mouth with a raised flange beneath the rim, and a ridged

Lot #: 138

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JUG Circa 2nd - 3rd Century A.D. With a cylindrical body and a slightly concave base, the broad, rounded shoulder surmounted by a short tubular neck, with an everted mouth and a collar the rim, and a ridged strap handle, 25.6cm high. Provenance: Acquired in Asia Minor, prior to

Lot #: 139

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS FLASK Circa 2nd - 3rd Century A.D. With a globular body and a long cylindrical neck, the upper part decorated with an applied band of green glass, 21.2cm high. Provenance: Acquired in Asia Minor, prior to 1914 by Paul Steiner (1871 - 1943); form an English private collection

Lot #: 140

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A ROMAN GREEN GLASS FLASK Circa 2nd - 3rd Century A.D. The piriform vessel, with a broad bulbous body, tapering to a slender neck, with a slightly everted rim, 20.4cm high. Provenance: Acquired in Asia Minor, prior to 1914 by Paul Steiner (1871 - 1943); form an English private collection, 1948

Lot #: 141

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF ANTIQUITIES CATALOGUES Including Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 29 April 2009; Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 28 April 2010; two copies of Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 6 October 2010; Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 5 October 2011; two copies of Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 25 April

Lot #: 142

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF SOTHEBY'S CATALOGUES Including Sotheby's, London, Greek Vases from the Hirschmann Collection, 9 December 1993; two copies of Sotheby's, London, Antiquities, 10 July 1990; Sotheby's, London, Antiquities: Thetis Foundation and Other Owners, 23 May 1991; Sotheby's, London, Antiquities, 13

Lot #: 143

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 15th Century Including a fragment with green glazed swirling patterns on a cream ground; a fragment with a green glazed lattice pattern; and other fragments with glazed and sgraffito designs, (17) Provenance: Property from the collection of

Lot #: 144

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 12th Century A.D. Including large fragments with pale green glaze in swirling patterns on cream ground, and fragments with sgraffito designs, (16) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s, London

Lot #: 145

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 15th Century A.D. Including a base of a bowl, decorated with a sgraffito rosette; a base of a bowl decorated with brown glazed concentric circles; and several other fragments with sgraffito designs, (11) Provenance: Property from the

Lot #: 146

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 12th Century A.D. All fragments decorated with sgraffito patterns and typical coloured glaze, including a fragment with the centre of a rosette surviving and another fragment with a cross within a circle, (12) Provenance: Property from the

Lot #: 147

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 12th Century A.D. All decorated with various sgraffito patterns and brightly coloured yellow, green and ochre glaze, (17) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s, London

Lot #: 148

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 12th Century A.D. Decorated with ochre, green and yellow glaze on a cream ground, each fragment with elements of sgraffito designs, (18) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s, London

Lot #: 149

Estimate: £250 - £450

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 12th Century All decorated with ochre, yellow and green glaze on a cream ground, with sgraffito designs, including the base of a bowl with a cruciform design on the inside, (15) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew

Lot #: 150

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF BYZANTINE GLAZED POTTERY FRAGMENTS Circa 9th - 14th Century A.D. Including fragments with sgraffito designs, and glazed spiral designs, in ochre, green and yellow slip, (12) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s, London

Lot #: 151

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A LARGE GROUP OF CYPRIOT POTTERY FRAGMENTS Bronze Age - Byzantine Period A large number of assorted pottery and stone fragments, (Qty) Provenance: Property from the collection of James Alfred Brew, acquired 1970s - 1980s, London

Lot #: 152

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A MEDIEVAL BRONZE ENAMEL BELT BUCKLE With four attachment loops at one end, the buckle is decorated with enameled foliate designs in white, blue and ochre, surrounded by an enameled dashed border, 8cm long. Provenance: Property from the collection of Theo Sarmas

Lot #: 153

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF MEDIEVAL BRONZE BUCKLES Including a buckle, with foliate designs and traces of blue and yellow enamel; a rectangular buckle decorated with a central motif of a shield with a cross and traces of gilding; a shield-shaped buckle with and elaborate attachment fixing, and traces of gilding

Lot #: 154

Estimate: £250 - £450

Date: 19 Nov 2019