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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, 2010, p.67, no. 12. Exhibited: Museum fur Kunst und Technik, Baden-Baden, 2010. Provenance: Acquired at...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,572 - US$3,858

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$192 - US$257

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £80 - £120
ca. US$102 - US$154

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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

Price: £150 - £200
ca. US$192 - US$257

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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. Provenance: Collection of Renée Withofs (1919-1997) Brussels, acquired in the middle of the last...

Price: £4,000 - £6,000
ca. US$5,145 - US$7,717

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 collection of a lady, Rome, acquired prior to 2004...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,286 - US$1,929

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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. Provenance: Ex Phillips 11 April 2001, lot 46; Private collection of a lady, Rome...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$3,858 - US$6,431

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £3,000 - £5,000
ca. US$3,858 - US$6,431

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$385 - US$514

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 incised facial features, the mouth in an enigmatic smile, 39cm high. Published:R. Wace, Pharaoh's...

Price: £8,000 - £12,000
ca. US$10,290 - US$15,435

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 hieroglyphs, 50cm high. Provenance: Private collection, Zurich, 1952 (Coninx Museum); with Forge...

Price: £50,000 - £80,000
ca. US$64,313 - US$102,901

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 headdress with a frontal uraeus, 23cm high. Provenance: Private collection France; Private collection...

Price: £2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,572 - US$3,858

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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, wearing a pleated kilt, incised with linear detail, a tripartite wig and a headdress with a frontal...

Price: £700 - £1,000
ca. US$900 - US$1,286

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 high. Provenance: With Rupert Wace Ancient Art; Private collection of a lady, Rome, acquired prior...

Price: £700 - £900
ca. US$900 - US$1,157

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$257 - US$385

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 collection of a lady, Rome...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$257 - US$385

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$771 - US$1,029

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$257 - US$385

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 collection of a lady, Rome...

Price: £500 - £700
ca. US$643 - US$900

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 Melas 1995; Private collection of a lady, Rome, acquired prior to 1996...

Price: £700 - £900
ca. US$900 - US$1,157

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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) Provenance: Property from the collection of Arthur and Marjorie Silver; Ex Sotheby's 12 December 1991, lot...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$385 - US$643

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$257 - US$385

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 high. Provenance: French private collection, acquired prior to 1980...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$385 - US$514

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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...

Price: £300 - £400
ca. US$385 - US$514

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 above her lap and her left hand raised up, pierced for holding her sistrum, now missing, 17.5cm high...

Price: £600 - £800
ca. US$771 - US$1,029

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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, (15.7cm high inc. base) Published: Charles Ede, Small Sculpture from Ancient Egypt XX, no.17...

Price: £400 - £600
ca. US$514 - US$771

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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: Gustave Mustaki, Alexandria, Egypt; exported from Egypt to the UK under licence c.1950; Elsa...

Price: £100 - £200
ca. US$128 - US$257

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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 Collection Germany; Ex Bonhams 8 November 2001, lot 207; Private collection of a lady, Rome...

Price: £200 - £300
ca. US$257 - US$385

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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; Private collection of a lady, Rome...

Price: £300 - £500
ca. US$385 - US$643

Date: 19 Nov 2019

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; Private collection of a lady, Rome...

Price: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,286 - US$1,929

Date: 19 Nov 2019