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Date of the auction: 19.11.2019

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Lot #: 76

Estimate: £0

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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Lot #: 110

Estimate: £0

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 BONHAM'S CATALOGUES Including Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 28 November 2017; two copies of Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 6 July 2017; three copies of Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 21 April 2005; Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 20 October 2005; Bonham's, London, Antiquities, 14 July

Lot #: 182

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF CHRISTIE'S CATALOGUES Including Christie's, New York, Ancient Glass formerly in the G. Sangiorgi Collection, 3 June 1999; Christie's, New York, Ars Amatoria; The Haddad Family Collection of Ancient Erotic and Amuletic Art, 17 December 1998; three copies of Christie's, London, Fine

Lot #: 183

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN AFTER THE ANTIQUE MARBLE IDOL In the style of an Anatolian Kusura idol, with a hemispherical body, elongated neck and a disc head, 8.8cm high. Provenance: Gottfried & Helga Hertel collection, Cologne, acquired prior to 1995

Lot #: 195

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A BONE AND GOLD ORNAMENT Probably not ancient, the bone with an incised animal and foliage, the gold elements with hammered patterns, with a fine chain attached at each end, 8cm long. Provenance: Ex Bonham's, anonymous sale, 1994; Gottfried & Helga Hertel collection, Cologne, acquired prior to 1995

Lot #: 197

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GROUP OF ROCK CRYSTAL AND CARNELIAN BEADS Restrung, formed of faceted rock crystal and carnelian beads, interspersed with elongated carnelian beads with a hexagonal cross-section, 30cm long approx. Provenance: Gottfried &Helga Hertel collection, Cologne, acquired prior to 1995

Lot #: 198

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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TWO PRE-COLUMBIAN TERRACOTTA HEADS Including a head with finely moulded facial features and the remains of a nekclace, 4.5cm high; and a head of a noble, wearing a tight-fitting headdress and large circular earrings, 5.2cm high, (2) Provenance: Property from a US estate

Lot #: 218

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A PRE-COLUMBIAN STONE FIGURE Carved in mottled greenstone, the stylised figure is seated crossed-legged, holding a shallow vessel in front of the chest, with a stylised face, wearing circular earrings, 7.1cm high. Provenance: Property from a US estate

Lot #: 227

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A GLASS HEAD, MEXICO Depicting the head of a noble, wearing large, lozenge-shaped earrings and a headdress, with linear eyes and mouth, 6.7cm high. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 231

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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THREE BRONZE DOGON FIGURES, MALI Three stylised figures of musicians, with elongated limbs and large head, each holding a different instrument, 8.4 - 8.6cm high, (3) Provenance: Property from a US estate

Lot #: 254

Estimate: £80 - £120

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 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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A NEAR EASTERN GAMING PIECE Circa 1st Millennium B.C. Of cylindrical form flaring towards the base, surmounted by a faceted head with three faces, with recessed drilled eyes, 3.7cm high. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 79

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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A TERRACOTTA HEAD OF AN IDOL Circa 3rd - 2nd Millennium B.C. or later Depicted with highly stylised facial features and glass inlaid eyes, 3cm high. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 81

Estimate: £80 - £120

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 '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 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 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 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 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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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 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 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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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 ANHYDRITE UDJAT EYE Circa 1st Millennium B.C. Of typical form, pierced through the length for suspension, 3.4cm long. Provenance: French private collection

Lot #: 58

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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AN EYE BEAD NECKLACE Formed of opaque blue and white eye beads, interspersed with opaque white spherical beads, 50.5cm long (approx.) Provenance: Private UK collection, acquired in the 1970s - 1980s

Lot #: 90

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 19 Nov 2019