Auction 26.04.1995

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Datum der Auktion: 26.04.1995

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CUNEIFORM TEXTS FROM BABYLONIAN TABLETS ETC. IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM...

CUNEIFORM TEXTS FROM BABYLONIAN TABLETS ETC. IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM , London: Part II (1896), Part IV (1898), Part XIII (1910) second imprint [without covers], Part XV (1902), Part XVI (1911), Part XVII (1903), plates (6

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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CUNEIFORM TEXTS FROM BABYLONIAN TABLETS ETC. IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM...

CUNEIFORM TEXTS FROM BABYLONIAN TABLETS ETC. IN THE BRITISH MUSEUM , London: Part II (1896), Part IV (1898), Part XV (1902), Part XVI (1911), Part XVII (1903), plates (5

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A bronze socketed axe head of 'Armorican' type

A bronze socketed axe head of 'Armorican' type the moulded collar around the rectangular socket with extra rib on two faces, the body of elongated trapezoid shape with straight blade, side suspension loop -- 5 1/8in. (13cm.) long, late Bronze Age, early 1st millennium B.C

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 100 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A bronze palstave

A bronze palstave the long shaft with triangular flanges and short gently flaring blade; and another, similar -- 6¼in. (16cm.) high av., probably early 1st millennium B.C. (2

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A European bronze sword

A European bronze sword the tapering blade (tip missing) with central mid-rib, the riveted hilt with oval pommel -- 20in. (51cm.) long, Bronze Age, circa 1000 B.C

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A large Cypriot white slip ware jug

A large Cypriot white slip ware jug the rounded body with dark brown linear and chequered decoration in vertical bands, the wide cylindrical neck with slightly pinched spout, decorated with encircling bands and a single wavy line beneath the rim, the strap handle with chevron design -- 9¼in

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A rare Cypriot black polished ware pottery mouth-cover

A rare Cypriot black polished ware pottery mouth-cover of bowed leaf shape to fit mouth of corpse, exterior face with central groove running into pierced ends for tie-cord, both surfaces decorated with incised zigzag design, repaired -- 4½in. (11.4cm.) long; a black-topped red polished ware

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypro-Mycenaean pottery storage jar

A Cypro-Mycenaean pottery storage jar the cylindrical body with broad shoulder and narrow everted neck, twin handles, the body decorated with brown encircling bands, concentric circles on the base and rays on the shoulder -- 3½in. (9cm.) high; two others similar, one damaged -- 2½in. (6.4cm.) high

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot white slip ware juglet

A Cypriot white slip ware juglet the rounded body with tall neck and everted rim, single loop handle from neck to shoulder, with brown linear decoration consisting of chequered and cross-hatched vertical bands, encircling parallel lines around the neck with wavy line beneath the rim and bands of

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot base ring ware 'wishbone'-handled bowl

A Cypriot base ring ware 'wishbone'-handled bowl the tapered bowl with wide everted rim and short vertical lip -- 8¼in. (21cm.) across; another similar, smaller and repaired -- 7¼in. (8.5cm.) across; a shallow bowl, with rounded base -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) diam. -- all Late Bronze Age, circa 1350-1200

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot base ring ware flask

A Cypriot base ring ware flask the flattened spherical body with traces of white linear design, tall neck with everted rim, and strap handle; another similar -- 5¼in. (13.3cm.) high; a base ring ware 'poppy' flask, the tapered body with flared ring foot, neck with relief band at join of handle

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 180 £ - 220 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot white-painted ware shallow bowl

A Cypriot white-painted ware shallow bowl pierced twice on rim at either side for suspension, the interior and exterior with concentric red and umber bands of varying widths, flat circular base -- 8 3/8in. (21.2cm.) diam, 850-700 B.C. ; a bichrome ware jug, the body decorated with brown and purple

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot white painted ware pottery stemmed chalice

A Cypriot white painted ware pottery stemmed chalice with dark encircling lines around the rim and lower body, over twin loop handles and foot, a central panel on either side between handles with diamond cross motif, foot repaired and restored -- 5¾in. (14.6cm.) high, early 1st millennium B.C

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypro-Mycenaean pottery storage jar

A Cypro-Mycenaean pottery storage jar the piriform body with broad shoulder and ring base, twin loop handles on shoulder, constricted neck with everted rim, black-brown linear decoration consisting of vertical stripes on shoulders with encircling lines beneath and around foot, details worn -- 5¾in

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot white painted ware pottery hydria

A Cypriot white painted ware pottery hydria the spherical body with short neck and rounded rim, twin handles on shoulder and a single vertical handle on neck, the body decorated with two bands of dark concentric circles between encircling lines, wavy line beneath rim, ring foot -- 10 1/8in

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot bichrome ware stemmed pottery bowl

A Cypriot bichrome ware stemmed pottery bowl with twin handles, the bowl with vertical sides and decorated with panel containing central swastika motif, the interior with broad rim band of red and three parallel encircling lines, traces of further decoration, stem with flared foot -- 3 5/8in

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A large Cypriot pottery amphora

A large Cypriot pottery amphora the decoration consisting of groups of bands around the rim, cross-hatched lozenge and triangles between bands on each side of the neck, concentric bands around the shoulder and lower body -- 17¼in. (44cm.) high, 8th-7th Century B.C

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot pottery white painted ware askos

A Cypriot pottery white painted ware askos in the form of a stylized dog, with long neck and large ears, loop handle on centre back, spouted tail, with dark linear decoration, repaired -- 7 5/8in. (19.4cm.) high; a similar askos, in the form of a bull with large curving horns, aperture on chest

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Cypriot pottery bearded male figure

A Cypriot pottery bearded male figure the stylized figure with arms outstretched, wearing tunic with cross-band, details in umber, hair pulled back and with fringe over forehead -- 3¼in. (8.2cm.) high, early 1st millennium B.C. ; a hollow terracotta bulls head with short pointed horns and applied

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A large Roman translucent pale green glass flask

A large Roman translucent pale green glass flask the globular body with convex base and short cylindrical neck, the wide everted rim with inward-folded lip, pontil mark on base -- 7in. (17.8cm.) high, circa 3rd-4th Century A.D

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A large Roman pale green translucent glass bowl

A large Roman pale green translucent glass bowl with high ribbed ring foot, the flaring sides with outward-folded rim, slight encrustation -- 3 7/8in. (9.8cm.) high; and a similar glass flask, the spherical body with slight vertical ribbing, with wide everted neck and collared rim -- 4½in. (11.4cm

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman pale green translucent glass jar

A Roman pale green translucent glass jar the large spherical body on flattened base, the wide mouth with everted, inward-folded rim -- 4¾in. (12cm.) high; and a green glass sprinkler flask, the rounded body moulded with indistinct spiral motif, short neck with wide everted rim, weathered -- 5 5/8in

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman pale turquoise glass bowl

A Roman pale turquoise glass bowl on flaring foot, the deep sides with everted rim -- 2in. (5.1cm.) high; a similar glass squat jar, the spherical body with short neck and everted rim -- 2¾in. (7cm.) high, both circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D. ; and a Kashan turquoise glazed pottery jar, the piriform body

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman pale blue translucent glass beaker

A Roman pale blue translucent glass beaker the short flared body with narrow everted rim -- 2¾in. (7cm.) high; a shallow yellow-green bowl, on ring foot -- 3½in. (9cm.) diam.; a clear glass unguentarium, the tall thin neck with flattened circular body and concave base, small repair -- 6 3/8in

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman pale blue glass jug

A Roman pale blue glass jug with tapered body, the cylindrical neck everted at the rim, applied handle with folded thumb-rest at rim, a similar fold at shoulder, on folded ring foot, encrustation -- 4¼in. (10.8cm.) high; a green flask, the rounded body with applied zigzag trails joined to the

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman pale green glass double balsamarium

A Roman pale green glass double balsamarium the twin tubes wound with spiral threads, with applied aubergine twin handles, folded at rim -- 3¾in. (9.5cm.) high, 4th-5th Century A.D. ; a similar glass flask, with cylindrical neck, the flattened globular body with deep horizontal groove on each side

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 450 £ - 550 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman translucent pale blue glass flask

A Roman translucent pale blue glass flask the body with short neck and inward-folded rim, applied handle with pleated thumb-rest on corner, short cylindrical base -- 4¼in. (10.9cm.) high; a large candlestick unguentarium with tall cylindrical neck, the wide circular body with deep concave base

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A squat glass medical jar

A squat glass medical jar the body with thick pearl iridescence, short neck with deep fold at rim -- 2¾in. (7cm.) high; a similar jar, the squat body with tubular neck, cream iridescence -- 2½in. (6.4cm.) high; another, pale green, with wide mouth and short constricted neck, yellow spotted

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 350 £ - 450 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman cobalt blue glass flask

A Roman cobalt blue glass flask the globular body with short cylindrical neck and everted rim, iridescence -- 2¾in. (7cm.) high, 1st Century A.D. ; a translucent amber glass sprinkler, the piriform body with traces of moulded vertical ribs, an indented base, applied trail beneath the flaring rim

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.04.1995

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A Roman tall mould-blown clear glass jug

A Roman tall mould-blown clear glass jug the piriform body with tapering neck and flared rim, decorated with shallow vertical ribbing, single applied handle, on pad foot, dark purple iridescence -- 6¼in. (15.9cm.) high; a pale amber squat jar, the rounded body with short neck and wide collared rim

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 550 £ - 750 £

Datum: 26.04.1995