Islamic, Indian Art & Antiquities

Roseberys
70/76 Knights Hill
SE27 0JD London
Großbritannien und Nordirland
[email protected] · +44 (0)20 87612522 · +44 (0)20 87612524

Datum der Auktion: 26.10.2021

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A Mesopotamian baked clay tablet with an erotic scene in high relief, the figure standing behind his lover, who is bending over drinking beer through a straw from a vessel below, Old Babylonian, circa 2000-1600 B.C., 9.6cm x 7.2cm Provenance: Acquired by Werner Forman from Christie’s, 1st May 1974

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A restrung Western Asiatic necklace composed of agate and carnelian beads with two blue-green cylindrical beads pendant in an openwork gold pendant setting, with gold spacer beads including multiple filigree disc beads, a filigree spherical bead and others with a larger single openwork squat

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Cypriot Iron Age black-on-red ware pottery juglet of barrel form with trefoil lip, the decoration on the body consisting of multiple encircling bands of varying width, a broad band around the base of the neck and rim, with further colour edging the handle, 13cm high; a fragment of a Cypriot Iron

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Neolithic basalt whetstone (blade sharpener), 14.8cm; an iron nail, 26cm and a stone fragment, 11.5cm, with a label saying ‘Neolithic axe head from near Znojmo, CSSR’ (3) Provenance: Private collection formed in the 1970s

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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Three Mesopotamian buff coloured coarse ware pottery vessels, including two dishes, one with straight-sided collar rim, the body tapering to the base, 14.1cm diam., an old ink label on the underside of the base inscribed ‘Ur of the Chaldees’; another with gently sloping sides tapering to a raised

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A grey ware pottery vessel with globular body, wide everted rim, set on an integral pedestal base, the body decorated with a series of horizontal encircling ridges, probably Roman, 13.5cm high and a bag-shaped coarse ware pottery vessel with everted rim, the body with bands of tooled decoration

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A large Anatolian pottery vessel, circa 2nd Millennium B.C., the rounded vessel tapering to the base and neck, with a flaring mouth, the red burnished ground decorated with black painted decoration composed of birds and cross-hatching around the shoulder, bands of zigzag and further birds around the

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 2.000 £ - 3.000 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Parthian gold sheet bracelet with lion head terminals,1st century AD, the gold wrapped penannular bracelet with lion-head terminals, the lions with fierce expression, exposed canines and ears pulled back, ribbed collar behind the neck, 7.5cm. diam. weight 51 grams Provenance: Private collection

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Western Asiatic banded agate bead, circa 2nd millenium B.C., of elliptical form, carved to one side with a bird, 2.8cm. long Provenance: Private family collection acquired in the 1970s and gifted to the present owner in 2004

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Bactrian marble head from a composite figure, circa late 3rd - early 2nd Millenium B.C., 8.6cm. high Provenance: Private family collection formed in the 1970s and gifted to the present owner in 2004

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Bactrian stone ritual object, circa late 3rd-early 2nd Millennium BC, 42cm. long Provenance: Private family collection formed in the 1970s and gifted to the present owner in 2004

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A collection of bronze and iron items, including a macehead, handles, Iron Age and later (18) Provenance: The macehead Sotheby's, May 1993; the handles ex-Horatio and Patsy Melas Collection

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A group of Antiquities and objects after the antique including a Middle Bronze Age Cypriot pot circa 2000-1600BC, a fragmentary ??? pot and figure; a bonze of Victory Provenance: The Cypriot pot ex-Leto Severis collection; the fragmentary pot ex-Donald Simmonds collection; the bronze of Victory

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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An Egyptian bronze uraeus in the strike position with tenon for attachment at the base and loop at the back, traces of gilding remain in one eye, Late Period - Ptolemaic, circa 600 -30 B.C., 12cm high Provenance: Formerly in the private collection of Werner Forman (1915-2010

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 250 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A fragmentary Egyptian blue glazed composition vessel with broad neck expanding to an everted rim, the swollen body narrowing towards the base, New Kingdom, circa 1320-1085 B.C., 14.7cm high Provenance: Formerly in the collection of Werner Forman (1921-2010

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A fragmentary Egyptian blue glazed composition shabti of typical mumiform, holding two hoes, with part of the lappet wig and beard remaining, with six horizontal lines of hieroglyphic text, with a hierolyphic inscribed dorsal column, 7.8cm high and the central body section of another Egyptian blue

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 500 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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An Egyptian turquoise glazed composition shabti with black glazed details, holding two hoes, with a frontal column of hieroglyphic text, inscribed for Djed-Ptah-Iwf-ankh, wearing the seshed fillet and a seed-basket across the back, Third Intermediate Period, 22nd Dynasty, circa 900 B.C., 10cm high

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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An Egyptian gesso painted wood kneeling boatman with black painted wig, red painted body and arms and white painted kilt, Middle Kingdom, circa 1800 B.C., 16.5cm high Provenance: Private collection acquired by the vendors family; accompanied by a note dated ‘Cairo, 5/2/34’ handwritten on the back of

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 800 £ - 1.200 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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An Egyptian faience mummy bead mask with winged scarab and sons of Horus, Late to Ptolemaic period, circa 600-30 B.C., mask 21.2cm. diam. (3) Provenance: Private family collection formed in the 1970s and gifted to the vendor in 2018

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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An Egyptian bright blue faience amulet of Pataikos, Late to Ptolemaic Period, circa 600-30 B.C., the bandy-legged bald dwarf god depicted nude, his fisted hands at his hips, with a pudgy stomach and large head, a suspension loop at the back, 3.2cm. high Provenance: Private family collection formed

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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An Egyptian bronze ring, Ptolemaic period, circa 2nd-1st century BC, the solid hoop flat on the interior, slightly rounded on the exterior, expanding and flaring to the broad oval bezel, engraved with a female portrait bust in profile to the left, her hair pulled back and tied in a chignon, bezel

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 600 £ - 800 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A polychrome glazed composition pylon-shaped pectoral fragment, possibly Egypt New Kingdom, the front in relief depicting Isis in profile wearing the stepped throne crown, the back with two seated deities in sunk relief, each holding an ankh sign, one wearing the Red Crown, the other a headdress of

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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An ancient Egyptian white faience amulet of the Greco-Egyptian goddess Baubo, circa 1st century AD, the female deity portrayed nude in her usual stance, squatting, with legs a part, and her hands indicating her genitals, the reverse flat and unworked, the top pierced longitudinally for suspension

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A large group of ancient, modern and ethnographic beads, including ancient Egyptian faience beads, African glass beads and Roman glass beads (a quantity) Provenance: The bulk from the collection of Donald Simmonds

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A group of 26 Egyptian amuletic pieces, including rings, in faience, stone and bronze, 18th dynasty and later; and an Egyptian faience necklace (26) Provenance: The necklace Ex-Julian Bird collection (1974-2014); a bronze ring Christie's 27 October, 2009, lot 137; the rest ex-Gustave Mustaki

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A group of 45 steatite and hardstone Egyptian scarabs and scarabeoids, New Kingdom and later, including a scarabeoid surmounted by four frogs and a winged funerary scarab (45) Provenance: The winged funerary scarab ex-Julian Bird collection; the scaraboid surmounted by four frogs ex Gustav Mustaki

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A collection of Egyptian antiquities and later items, including an ushabti, a 20th Dynasty amulet of Anubis, and a Roman-Egyptian bronze Harpocrates (14) Provenance: The ushabti from the ex-J.D.R. Fryer Collection UK with an old label "Ament-em Heb"; the amulet ex-Sir Philip Brocklehurst collection

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Hellenistic bronze statue of the Isis Fortuna, 1st Century B.C., the goddess stands with her weight on her right leg, wearing a chiton and himation belted below her breasts and falling in soft folds to the ground, her extended left hand would originally have held a cornucopia and her right would

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Hellenistic terracotta model dove, circa mid 3rd Century B.C., 10cm high; a terracotta ram-headed protome, pierced through the eye with a triple collar in relief, the back missing, circa mid 3rd Century B.C., 4cm and a Late Roman/Early Byzantine oil lamp, circa 4th-7th Century A.D., 8cm long (3

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 26.10.2021

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A Roman pale blue shallow hemispherical glass dish with a band of medial wheel-cut grooves on the interior, circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D., 13.4cm diam, 3.4cm high and a pale blue glass flask with pear-shaped body and folded disc rim, the tall neck pinched-in where it meets the body, circa

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 500 £ - 700 £

Datum: 26.10.2021