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Date of the auction: 19.11.2019

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AN EGYPTIAN CYLINDRICAL POTTERY VASE Predynastic Period, Circa 3200 - 3000 B.C. With a rounded rim, below which a wavy band is moulded, imitating twisted rope, 23.8cm high. Published: H. Schlogl & M. Winzen, Die Pyramid von Innen die Entdeckung des Altens Agypten im 19. Jahrhendert, Baden-Baden

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN PRE-DYNASTIC FLINT KNIFE Circa 4th Millennium B.C. With a brown flint, leaf-shaped blade, inserted into a cylindrical bone handle, 16.5cm long. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN PRE-DYNASTIC FLINT ARROW HEADS Circa 4th Millennium B.C. Including a pale brown flint tanged arrow head; and three further arrow heads, 2.8 - 7.3cm high, (4) Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN PREDYNASTIC SHELL BEAD NECKLACE Circa 4th Millennium B.C. Restrung, formed of pierced disc shell beads, 82cm long. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER HEADREST Old Kingdom, Circa 2686 - 2181 B.C. Formed of attractive banded alabaster, composed of four elements, standing on a rectangular base, with a fluted column tapering upwards, supporting the rectangular abacus and upward-curving oval pillow, 17.8cm high, 15.5cm diameter

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £4,000 - £6,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE MIRROR New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, Circa 1550 - 1292 B.C. Composed of a bronze disc inserted into a wood handle in the form of a papyrus column, with foliage incised into the capital, 29.3cm high. Provenance: Mele gallery 1977; Mrs Susan McAllister; Sands of Time; Private

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD SHABTI FOR SETI I New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, Circa 1294 - 1279 B.C. Depicted mummiform, with hands crossed at the chest, with carved facial features, the mouth in the typical enigmatic smile, wearing a tripartite wig, the frontal column incised with hieroglyphs, 20.3cm high

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN STONE CARVING New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, Circa 1292 - 1189 B.C. The upper part depicting a finely carved face, wearing a tripartite wig and a broad collar, with incised detail, the lower part in a rounded shape, 13.1cm high. Provenance: Private collection of a lady, Rome

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £3,000 - £5,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER KOHL VESSEL Middle Kingdom, Circa 2050 - 1710 B.C. With rounded shoulders, tapering to a flat foot, surmounted by a separate disc rim and flat disc lid, 4.3cm high. Provenance: Private collection of a lady, Rome, acquired London 1996

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE SEATED BABOON Third Intermediate Period, Circa 1069 - 664 B.C. Depicted in a squatting position on an integral square base, with small forepaws resting on the knees of the bent hind legs, the genitalia prominent between, the long tail curling round to the right leg, with

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £8,000 - £12,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN GRANODIORITE TORSO New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, Circa 1550 - 1292 B.C. Possibly a depiction of the goddess Sekhmet, the life-size torso is carved in mottled stone with round breasts, and a slender waist, the lower part of a striated tripartite wig survives, the dorsal column inscribed with

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £50,000 - £80,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF STRIDING SEKHMET Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. On an integral rectangular base, the lion-headed goddess is depicted with her left leg advanced, her left arm outstretched and her right arm by her side, she wears a tight-fitting tunic, a tripartite wig and a sun disc

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF A FALCON-HEADED GOD 3rd Intermediate Period, 26th Dynasty, Circa 1069 - 525 B.C. Depicting striding, standing on an integral rectangular base, with clearly defined musculature, the left arm held tight to the side, the right arm bent at the elbow grasping a thick cord

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £700 - £1,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF STRIDING ANUBIS Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Depicted with his left leg advanced, and arms held straight at his sides, with clenched fists, his large ears pointed upwards, he wears a pleated kilt and a tripartite wig, standing on an integral rectangular base, 11.1cm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION PATAIKOS AMULET Late Period - Ptolemaic Period, After 600 B.C. The dwarf god depicted with his hands resting on his pot-belly, wearing a tight skull-cap, 3.5cm high. Provenance: Ex Phillips, 10 June 1980, lot 92 (part); Private collection of a lady, Rome

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BABOON AMULET New Kingdom, Circa 1550 - 1069 B.C. Depicted squatting, with a fur-cape and detailed moulded facial features, wearing a horned sun-disc headdress, with inscribed hieroglyphs on the base, 4.2cm high. Provenance: Ex Bonham's, 4 July 1996, lot 503; Private

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN INLAY Circa 1st Millennium B.C. In the form of a male head, possibly a priest, in profile, with a large almond-shaped eye with elongated cosmetic line, a curved nose, and full lips, 2.8cm high. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN INLAY ELEMENT Circa 1st Millennium B.C. Of pale blue glassy faience, in the form of a bust with arms crossing the chest and head turned in profile, the lower body formed into a disc shape, 3.5cm high. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE VESSEL Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. The vessel composed of a squat jar, held by a figure of squatting Bes, depicted with a lion's mane, full lips and prominent ears, on an integral base, 7.2cm high. Provenance: UK private collection, acquired prior to 1993; Private

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE COSMETIC VESSEL New Kingdom, Circa 1550 - 1069 B.C In the form of a baboon seated on its haunches, with incised facial features and paws, the forepaws resting on the sides on the cylindrical vessel, 7.7cm high. Provenance: property from a UK collection prior to 1993; Kyros

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS Late Period, 26th Dynasty, Circa 664 - 525 B.C. Depicted mummiform, his hands emerging from the cloth at his chest, grasping a was-sceptre and an ankh, he wears the tall white crown of Upper Egypt with a frontal uraeus, 12.6cm high, (15cm high inc. base

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF RAM-HEADED AMUN Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Depicted seated, with knees raised to the chest, the god has typical large forward-curving horns, 7.5cm high. Provenance: H. Dijkstra collection, Rotterdam, 1998; Private collection of a lady, Rome

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF ISIS AND HORUS Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Depicted seated, Isis offers her breast to the infant Horus, who wears a uraeus and whose head she supports with her left hand, she wears a horned headdress, with a frontal uraeus, and a typical tripartite wig, 11.1cm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FRAGMENT OF BASTET Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. The upper half of at-headed Bastet is depicted with pierced ears and wearing a tightly-fitting dress with incised vertical stripes, holding a sistrum in her left hand, 5.8cm high. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF SEATED SEKHMET Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. The lion-headed goddess sits on a hollow stepped throne, wearing a tripartite wig, a sun disc headdress with a frontal uraeus, and an ankle-length close-fitting dress, with incised facial features, her right hand resting

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE SERKET-TOPPED STAFF Ptolemaic Period, Circa 332 - 30 B.C. The staff in the form of a papyrus column, flaring at the top, is surmounted by a figure of the goddess Serket in the form of a scorpion with the head and breasts of a woman, wearing a tripartite wig and a crown, 11cm high

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE SISTRUM HANDLE Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. The cylindrical handle is surmounted by a head of Hathor, wearing the typical curved wig and aegis, flanked by two uraei, with an altar decorated with a frieze of uraei atop her head, 14cm high, (16.5cm high inc. base) Provenance

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE PTAH Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Depicted mummiform, wearing a shroud from which his hands emerge, holding a was-sceptre at his chest, wearing a close-fitting cap and false beard, incised facial features and large ears, 8.9cm high. Provenance: Fursten von Hohenzollern

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE FACE FRAGMENT Ptolemaic Period, Circa 322 - 30 B.C. Depicted with an almond-shaped eye and defined brow, full lips and expressive features, wearing the crown of Lower Egypt, just visible, 4.8cm long. Provenance: Ex private collection, Switzerland; with Archea, Amsterdam, 2002

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER BABOON Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Of diminutive proportions, depicted squatting, with the forepaws just visible emerging from below the fur cape, with a long snout and heavy brow, 9.4cm high. Provenance: Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 26 November 1980, lot 174

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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TWO EGYPTIAN FRAGMENTS Ptolemaic Period - Roman Period Including a galzed pottery fragment of the face of Bes, with heavy lidded eyes and furrowed brow, 7.1cm high; and a green glass, with blue and yellow iridescence, fragment of an eye and brow, with some of the original coloured outline remaining

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURES Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Including a figure of sphinx-headed Tutu, wearing a sun-disc headdress with a frontal uraeus, 3cm high; a ram-headed uraeus, the tail formed into a loop, 3.8cm high; and a figure of snake-headed Nehebkau, depicted striding, with a

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURES Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Including an amulet of ithyphallic Min, wearing the crown of upper Egypt, 5.3cm high; a figure of ibis-headed Thoth, depicted striding, wearing a kilt and sun disc, 4.1cm high; and a bronze amulet of falcon-headed Horus, wearing a

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN AMULETS Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Including a schist figure of a squatting baboon, with hands resting on the knees emerging from beneath the fur-cape, wearing a moon disc headdress, 4cm high; a bronze amulet of Bes, wearing a tall feathered headdress, riding a frog, 7.1cm

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE IBIS AMULET Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Depicted with a rounded body, tapering at the tail, with an S-shaped neck, a long curved beak with incised contours, and small circular eyes in raised relief, with a suspension loop for attachment, 3.6cm long. Provenance: French

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE CAT AMULET Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Seated on its haunches, the long tail curls round to the front of the forepaws, the large alert ears point upwards, with a suspension loop on its back, 4cm high. Provenance: Ex Bonham's, 12 December 1995, lot 88; Private collection

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN STEATITE HORUS CIPPUS Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. With a central figure of seated Horus, his feet resting on a crocodile, wearing the sidelock of youth, he is surmounted by a head of Bes, in turn surmounted by a squatting baboon, the underside of the base with lines of pseudo-text

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULET Third Intermediate Period, Circa 1070 - 664 B.C. The rectangular amulet, inscribed on both sides, one depicting several hieroglyphs and the other depicting a procession of deities, 2.9cm high, 2.2cm wide. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN INLAY Circa 1st Millennium B.C. Formed of dark glass paste with applied decoration in yellow and red glass, in the form of a rounded bust, surmounted by a round head, with an applied single stranded collar and a disc in yellow glass, with two small eyes with red pupils, 3.1cm high

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BES AMULET Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Of typical form, in a squatting position, the god wears a tall plumed headdress and an applied blue glass pendant, 3.1cm high. Provenance: Superior Stamp and Coin Co., California, 7 September 1976, lot 10; Private collection

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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TWO EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULETIC CROWNS Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Including a crown of Upper Egypt and a crown of Lower Egypt, both pierced for suspension, 2.6cm & 2.8cm long, (2) Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 41

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF JACKAL-HEADED ANUBIS Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. The jackal-headed god is depicted seated, with fists resting on his lap and feet resting on an integral step, wearing a pleated kilt and a tripartite wig, with a long snout and large, alert ears, 14.1cm high, (16cm

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FRAGMENTARY FIGURE OF AMUN Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Depicted striding, with his left leg advanced, his left arm at his side, holding an ankh in his fist, the right up bent at the elbow, holding a sickle to his chest, wearing a pleated kilt, a broad collar and a false

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION WINGED SCARAB Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Formed of three separate elements, the body and two wings are perforated for attachment and have later been mounted onto a metal frame, the details of the beetle's body and the feathers of the wings incised, 12.5cm total

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN FELDSPAR SEATED PTAH Old Kingdom, Circa 2686 - 2181 B.C. The god is depicted seated on a stepped throne, wearing a close-fitting skull cap and a false beard, holding two attributes, possibly the crook and flail, 5.5cm high. Provenance: Property from the Collection of Kurt Flimm, Germany

Lot #: 45

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE CROCODILE Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. The crocodile resting on a hollow shrine-shaped integral base, possibly a sarcophagus, with a long tail, wearing a headdress, 5cm long. Published: Anawati, Small Sculptures from Egypt XIX no.51. Provenance: Private collection of a lady

Lot #: 46

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE SNAKE AMULET Late Period, 26th Dynasty, Circa 664 - 525 B.C. Possibly a depiction of the god Nehebkau, the slender body terminates in a snake's head, with two arms extended, holding a disc depicting a little egret, 4.3cm high. Provenance: Private collection Rome, acquired on the

Lot #: 47

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE CROCODILE Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Possibly a representation of the god Sobek, with naturalistic detail, the crocodile rests atop an integral shrine-shaped base, with the head slightly upraised, 5cm high. Provenance: Private collection of a lady, Rome

Lot #: 48

Estimate: £150 - £250

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER JUG New Kingdom, Circa 1550 - 1069 B.C. Standing on a small ring foot, the vessel has a spherical body, with a cylindrical neck surmounted by a flat disc rim, and a strap handle, 13cm high. Published: Charles Ede, Catalogue 160, no.42 1995. Provenance: With Harmarkhis gallery

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER VASE Late Period, Circa 664 - 332 B.C. Formed of attractive banded alabaster, the piriform vessel with a flat base, tapers towards the mouth, with a flat rim, 25.4cm high. Provenance: Private collection, Munich; Ex. Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger, Munich, 22 September 2008, lot

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 19 Nov 2019