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Antiquities and Tribal Art

14 September 2016


Sale Calendar

Tuesday 6th September

Asian Art

Tuesday 13th September

Fine Art followed by European Works of Art and Clocks

Wednesday 14th September

Antiquities and Tribal Art

Tuesday 20th September

Jewellery followed by Silver & Objects of Vertu

Wednesday 21st September

Canals

Tuesday 27th September

20th Century and Contemporary Art & Design

Wednesday 28th September

Printed Books and Manuscripts – Special Erotica & Science sale

Tuesday 4th October

Wine and Spirits followed by Rugs

Wednesday 5th October

Canes and Walking Sticks

Tuesday 11th October

Ceramics and Glass

Wednesday 12th October

Printed Books and Manuscripts – The Henry Blofeld Collection

Tuesday 18th October

Designer Handbags and Fashion

Tuesday 25th October

General sale

Tuesday 1st November

Jewellery

Tuesday 8th November

Medals and Militaria followed by Watches

Tuesday 15th November

Asian Art

Tuesday 22nd November

Rugs

Tuesday 29th November

20th Century and Contemporary Art & Design

Wednesday 30th November

Printed Books and Manuscripts

Tuesday 6th December

Silver & Objects of Vertu followed by Antiquities and Tribal Art

Wednesday 7th December

Designer Handbags and Fashion

Tuesday 13th December

Fine Art

Wednesday 14th December

European Works of Art

Tuesday 20th December

Jewellery & Watches followed by Vintage Wine and Spirits

Tuesday sales start at 11am, followed by a general antique auction

every week – Wednesday sales start at 1pm.

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Antiquities and Tribal Art

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Asian Art – Head of Department

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Silver and Objects of Vertu

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Jewellery

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Japanese Art

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Vintage Wine and Spirits

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Paintings and Fine Art

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Medals and Militaria

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Musical Instruments

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20th Century and Contemporary Art and Design

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European Works of Art and Clocks

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European Ceramics

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Designer Handbags and Fashion

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Rugs

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Printed Books and Manuscripts

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Antiquities and Tribal Art

14 September 2016, 1pm

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Saturday 10 September 10am – 2pm

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Antiquities

Lots 1–228


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AN EGYPTIAN ALABASTER SHALLOW BOWL

Early Dynastic, 1st-2nd Dynasty, circa 3100-2700 B.C.

With flattened base and flat-cut rim, 29cm diam

Provenance: Nikos Paschalis (1918-1948) Collection, Greece, Egypt

and the Middle East, thence by descent to the family in Australia.

£700-£900

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AN EGYPTIAN BLACK-TOPPED POTTERY BOWL

Naqada II-III, circa 3200-3000 B.C.

With sloping walls and flat base, the interior decorated with black slip,

22cm diam

Provenance: Nikos Paschalis (1918-1948) Collection, Greece, Egypt

and the Middle East, thence by descent to the family in Australia.

£600-£800

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FIVE EGYPTIAN STONE VESSELS

Middle Kingdom to Late Period, circa 1991-332 B.C.

Including two alabaster kohl jars, a marble ovoid jar, and two alabaster

alabastra, one with small lug handles, 4.2cm-9.2cm high (5)

Provenance: UK private collection, acquired in the 1930s by the

owner’s grandfather, H.G. Ramsell (d.1960), Wolverhampton, thence by

descent.

£500-£700

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AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION COSMETIC VESSEL

Middle Kingdom, circa 2133-1797 B.C.

The tapering drum-shaped body with two small lug handles and wide

disc rim, 7cm high

Provenance: UK private collection, purchased from Brigantia Antiques,

The Red House, York, in 2002.

£100-£150

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AN EGYPTIAN POLYCHROME WOOD FARMING SCENE

Middle Kingdom, circa 2133-1797 B.C.

Showing the male farmer wearing a short kilt, the right arm raised

holding a stick, following a couple of white oxen with black markings

and short horns, tied to a plough, the male figure approx 23cm high, the

oxen and plough approx 32cm long

Provenance: Nikos Paschalis (1918-1948) Collection, Greece, Egypt

and the Middle East, thence by descent to the family in Australia.

£2,000-£3,000

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD RIGHT ARM

Middle Kingdom, circa 2133-1797 B.C.

Slightly bent at the elbow, the finely carved fingers with detailed nails,

remains of red pigment, 27.5cm long

Provenance: Swiss private collection of Mr B. Schneider, Schaffhausen,

acquired in the 1970s.

£300-£400

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FIVE EGYPTIAN WOOD ANIMAL FIGURES

Middle Kingdom to Late Period, circa 2133-332 B.C.

Including two trussed oxen and three birds, 10cm-14cm long (5)

Provenance: English private collection, purchased in Zurich, circa 2000.

Steinberg Collection, acquired on the London art market in the 1960s-

1970s.

£300-£500

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE RELIEF FRAGMENT

New Kingdom, Ramesside Period, 19th Dynasty, circa 1200 B.C.

From a wall or an obelisk, one side carved in low relief with part of a

hieroglyphic inscription including part of a goddess figure and Horus

standing on a serekh; the other side incised with three columns of text,

the first column including ‘ne-hem’, ‘make for or remove’, and the

second column mentioning ‘fear’, approx 10cm wide

Provenance: Hugh Stanley Russell (1924-2000) Collection, Malvern,

acquired between 1950-1970. Exchanged with the current owner circa

1975.

£300-£500

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AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA FUNERARY CONE FOR MERYMOSE

New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1295 B.C.

The circular face impressed with three column of text, for ‘the honoured

one of Osiris, the Viceroy of Kush, Merymose’, with remains of red

pigment, with an old collection label giving the typewritten translation of

the text, 11.5cm high

Provenance: English private collection, Sussex, acquired in the 1990s.

G. B. S. Errington Collection, UK. Accompanied by a copy of a letter

from I. E. S. Edwards, Assistant Keeper at the British Museum

addressed to Mr Errington mentioning this cone and another one, dated

4th January 1950.

£300-£500

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AN EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA ANTHOPOMORPHIC SARCOPHAGUS

LID FRAGMENT

New Kingdom, Ramesside Period, circa 1300-1000 B.C.

Showing part of the striated wig, the left ear and part of the left eye, with

remains of black paint, 34cm long

Provenance: English private collection, acquired on the London art

market in the early 1990s.

£80-£120

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AN EGYPTIAN BRIGHT BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTI

Third Intermediate Period, circa 1069-702 B.C.

With details added in black paint, inscribed for ‘Shed-su-Hori’, 10.5cm

high

Provenance: purchased at Fieldings, Stourbridge, 8 September 2012,

lot 673. H. O’Brien Collection, purchased in Cairo in 1935.

£600-£800

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FOUR EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES

New Kingdom to Late Period, circa 1550-332 B.C.

Including a bright blue glazed composition scarab inscribed with

sunken text for ‘the good god, Lord of the two lands’ mounted as a

pendant with modern metal, New Kingdom, 18mm long; a miniature

green glazed composition shabti, 35mm long; and two miniature bronze

amulets of Osiris, with suspension hoop at the back, Late Period, 4.2cm

long (4)

Provenance: English private collection of Mr Hathaway, acquired whilst

in Egypt in 1935, thence by descent. Accompanied by a handwritten

letter dated 22 March 1935, Cairo, describing another royal scarab and

its impression.

£200-£300

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THREE EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTIS AND A

FRAGMENT

Third Intermediate Period to Late Period, circa 1069-332 B.C.

Including a bright blue example with black details inscribed on the front

for ‘Hor’, 10.2cm high, and a miniature green glazed shabti with black

face, 4.7cm high, both Third Intermediate Period; a fragment with two

columns of text for ‘the King’s scribe Hor-khebi’, 4.5cm high, Late

Period; and a glassy blue glazed composition shabti, 11cm high.

Possibly Not Ancient (4)

Provenance: the shabti for ‘Hor’ and the fragment for ‘Hor-khebi’ are

from the Ernest Seymour Thomas Collection (d. 1936), England,

acquired in the early 20th Century, thence by descent. Bonhams, 30

September 2014, lot 207 (part).

The miniature green shabti: Rudolph and Leonard Forrer Collection,

London, formed between 1930s-1950s, thence by descent. Bonhams,

30 September 2014, lot 254.

The glassy blue shabti: old Swedish Collection.

£300-£500

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AN EGYPTIAN BRIGHT BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION PAPYRUS

SCEPTRE AMULET

Late Period to Ptolemaic, circa 664-32 B.C.

With impressed details and suspension loop at the top, 6cm long

Provenance: UK collection, acquired in the late 1970s.

£200-£300

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TWENTY EGYPTIAN AMULETS

Third Intermediate Period to Late Period, circa 1069-332 B.C.

Including a glassy paste ‘sma’ amulet, a hematite undetailed plummet,

two blue glazed composition djed pillar amulets, a green glazed

composition papyrus sceptre; a feldspar plaque with stylised ‘wadj’ in

relief, a granite and a glazed composition sun disc, a hematite headrest

amulet, two hardstone udjat eyes, a red jasper, feldspar and grey stone

heart amulets, a green glazed composition writing tablet amulet, two

seal amulets, and three others, 12mm-38mm long (20)

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SIX EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION UDJAT EYES

Third Intermediate Period, circa 1069-702 B.C.

All pierced for suspension, with added black details, 1.2cm-3.3cm long

(6)

Provenance: Bernard C. Pickard Collection, England, acquired in the

1970s.

£250-£350

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No Lot

Provenance: Danish private collection of an Egyptologist, formed from

the mid-1970s.

£300-£500

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AN EGYPTIAN LAPIS LAZULI SCARAB

New Kingdom, circa 1550-1070 B.C.

Anatomically carved, with finely striated wing case and feathered legs

beneath, pierced for suspension, 22mm long

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Provenance: Gustave Mustaki Collection, Alexandria, Egypt, formed in

the mid-20th Century.

£200-£300

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AN EGYPTIAN FELDSPAR HEART SCARAB

Third Intermediate Period, circa 1069-702 B.C.

Naturalistically carved, the underside incised with five lines left blank,

4.4cm long

Provenance: Gustave Mustaki Collection, Alexandria, Egypt, formed in

the mid-20th Century.

£300-£500

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FOUR EGYPTIAN SCARABS AND SCARABOIDS

Middle Kingdom - New Kingdom, circa 2133-1070 B.C.

Including two carnelian scarabs, naturalistically carved, one engraved

with an ornate symbol on the underside; a green jasper scaraboid; and

a Ramesside bright blue glazed composition scaraboid, moulded with

the seated lunar baboon on one side and impressed text on the

underside, all pierced for suspension, 13mm-19mm (4)

Provenance: Gustave Mustaki Collection, Alexandria, Egypt, formed in

the mid-20th Century.

Literature: for a similar scaraboid with lunar baboon, cf. C. Andrews,

Amulets of Ancient Egypt, London, 1994, p. 53, fig. 54i.

£350-£450

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AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION PATAIKOS CIPPUS

AMULET

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

The dwarf god depicted holding snakes, with a scarab on its head,

flanked by two goddesses and with a male deity at the back, 3.8cm high

Provenance: Agnes Barclay Collection, formed in the 1920s-1930s.

£300-£400

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TWENTY-ONE EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULETS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Including two triad amulets with Harpokrates flanked by Isis and

Nephthys, two amulets of Isis, two amulets of Nephthys, two for Horus

wearing a sun disc headdress and one wearing the pschent crown, one

example for ibis-headed Thoth, one papyrus sceptre, eight finely

moulded djed pillars, and two other amulets of striding deities, 24mm-

36mm long (21)

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Provenance: Bernard C. Pickard Collection, England, formed in the

1970s.

£2,500-£3,000

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NINETEEN EGYPTIAN AMULETS

Third Intermediate Period to Late Period, circa 1069-332 B.C.

Including a hardstone udjat eye and three glazed composition

examples, a large papyrus sceptre amulet, a white glazed composition

amulet of Isis and Horus, and two Horus falcons with black paint dots, a

green faience amulet with four Bes figures, two amulets of Pataikos, two

of a jackal-headed deity, a couchant hare with long ears, two lions, and

a ram, a squatting baboon, and a triad amulet, 21mm-52mm long (19)

Provenance: Antoni Sikorski Collection, London, formed between the

1950s-1970s. Antoni Sikorski was born in Poland and then joined the

Polish Armed Forces in the West during WWII fighting alongside the

British Army. After the war he settled in London where he formed his

collection.

£250-£350

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION AMULETS AND

SHABTIS

New Kingdom to Late Period, circa 1550-332 B.C.

Including a miniature shabti, a large amulet in the form of a Bes head, a

multiple udjat eye amulet, a square openwork udjat eye with black

details, a miniature openwork udjat eye bead, a square stylised triad

amulet, an Amarna dark blue pendant in the shape of a Hathor head

and a bead necklace, 1.5cm-5.7cm long; together with a small shabti,

Not Ancient (9)

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Provenance: UK private collection, acquired in the 1930s by the

owner’s grandfather, H.G. Ramsell (d.1960), Wolverhampton, thence by

descent.

£200-£300

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THREE ANCIENT HARDSTONE AMULETS

Circa 2nd-1st Millennium B.C.

Including an Egyptian steatite heart amulet, New Kingdom, circa 1550-

1070 B.C., 27mm long; and two Mesopotamian calcite duck weights,

circa early 1st Millennium B.C., 19mm-20mm long (3)

Provenance: Hugh Stanley Russell (1924-2000) Collection, acquired

between 1950s-1970s. Gifted to the current owner in 1972.

£80-£120

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION AND GLASS BEADS

Middle Kingdom to New Kingdom, circa 2133-1070 B.C.

Including spacer mummy beads, tubular beads, disc-shaped beads,

and composite examples, in red, yellow, blue, white and turquoise,

2mm-20mm long (a lot)

Provenance: German private collection, Bavaria, formed prior to 1980.

£150-£250

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AN EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEAD NECKLACE

New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, Amarna Period, circa 1550-1295 B.C.

Composed of bi-conical blue and turquoise beads, interspersed with

disc spacer beads, thirteen poppy seed-pod pendants, six fruit

pendants, four Hathor head pendants, one Bes pendant and another

moulded as a scarab

Provenance: Bernard C. Pickard Collection, England, acquired in the

1970s.

£300-£500

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEADS

Middle Kingdom, circa 2133-1797 B.C.

Barrel-shaped, in different shades of turquoise, green and blue, approx

15mm-20mm long (a lot)

Provenance: French private collection, Mr Haumont, acquired in the

1970s.

£150-£250

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN BRIGHT BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION

BEADS

New Kingdom, circa 1550-1070 B.C.

Of fine tubular shape, approx 15mm-20mm long (a lot)

Provenance: French private collection, Mr Haumont, acquired in the

1970s.

£200-£300

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN MISCELLANEOUS BEADS

Middle Kingdom to Late Period, circa 2133-332 B.C.

Including a quantity of spacer mummy beads in different colours with

some miniature examples, some conjoined and multiple disc beads,

some turquoise examples, and a group of glass and carnelian beads of

different shape, approx 1mm-15mm long (a lot)

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEADS

New Kingdom to Late Period, circa 1550-332 B.C.

Including miniature blue spacer beads, mummy beads in assorted

colours and a group of tubular beads, approx 2mm-20mm long (a lot)

Provenance: French private collection, Mr Haumont, acquired in the

1970s.

£150-£250

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEADS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Including green spacer mummy beads and several blue and turquoise

tubular beads, approx 5mm-20mm long (a lot)

Provenance: French private collection, Mr Haumont, acquired in the

1970s.

£150-£250

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A GROUP OF EGYPTIAN DARK BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION BEADS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Of tubular shape, approx 20mm each (a lot)

Provenance: French private collection, Mr Haumont, acquired in the

1970s.

£150-£250

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A LARGE GROUP OF EGYPTIAN GLAZED COMPOSITION BEADS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Green, yellow, white, red and turquoise beads, including spacer

mummy beads, tubular and composite examples (a lot)

Provenance: German private collection, North Rhine-Westphalia,

formed in the 1970s.

£200-£300

Provenance: German private collection, Bavaria, formed prior to 1980.

£200-£300

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF IHY

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

The god depicted standing nude, wearing the double crown with the

sidelock of youth, the eyes inlaid with silver, striding forward, the right

arm stretched out holding a now-missing sistrum, 16cm high

Provenance: Asian private collection of Mr A.G., acquired in the 1970s.

With Jaume Bagot, Barcelona.

Literature: the god Ihy was the son of Horus and the goddess Hathor,

often associated with the site of Dendera in Upper Egypt. He is

represented holding the sistrum in honour of his mother.

£5,000-£7,000

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HEAD OF OSIRIS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Wearing the Hedjet crown of Upper Egypt decorated with central

uraeus, 8.5cm high

Provenance: Nikos Paschalis (1918-1948) Collection, Greece, Egypt

and the Middle East, thence by descent to the family in Australia.

£600-£800

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THREE EGYPTIAN ARTEFACTS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Including a bronze figure of Osiris, with incised details of the broad

collar and the plumed headdress, 16.5cm high; a small turquoise

glazed composition shabti, 6.2cm high; and a mummy bead necklace,

restrung (3)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr M. Vaughan, London,

formed in the 1970s-1980s.

£800-£1,200

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF ISIS AND HORUS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

The seated goddess wearing a sun disc headdress, holding the

suckling infant Horus on her lap, 9cm high

Provenance: American private collection, Mr J.A., New Jersey, formed

in the last 50 years.

£300-£400

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

The mummiform god holding the crook and flail, wearing the plumed

headdress, on integral base, 19cm high

Provenance: American private collection, Mr J.A., New Jersey, formed

in the last 50 years.

£400-£600

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TWO EGYPTIAN BRONZE DEITIES

Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, circa 664-30 B.C.

A bronze bust of Horus as Emperor, the falcon-headed deity wearing a

tripartite wig, surmounted by a crown, 8.5cm high; and a bronze figure

of Harpokrates, in typical stance, depicted with a sidelock and index

finger extended towards the mouth, 10.8cm high (2)

Provenance: Collection of John Ward F.S.A (1832-1912), Egyptologist

and author of volumes including Pyramids and Progress, Sketches from

Egypt, 1900; Our Sudan. Its Pyramids and Progress, 1905; and The

Sacred Beetle. Thence by descent.

Accompanied by copies of various photographs and a postcard from

1904.

£500-£700

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A SMALL EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Holding the crook and the flail, wearing the plumed headdress, 10.5cm

high

Provenance: purchased at Fieldings, Stourbridge, 8 September 2012,

lot 668. H. O’Brien Collection, purchased in Cairo in 1935.

£80-£120

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF OSIRIS

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Depicted in typical mummiform posture, his hands emerging from a

tightly-wrapped long cloak to hold the crook and flail, with incised detail

of a heart amulet on a string suspended from his hands, 14.9cm high

Provenance: Arthur Gardner Lewis (13 March 1874 - 4 November 1948)

Collection, Hancock, Massachusetts, thence by descent.

£400-£600

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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD SARCOPHAGUS

MASK

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

With added black pupils, cosmetic lines and

eyebrows, 20cm high

Provenance: Bonhams, London, 23 May

2012, lot 308 (part). English private collection,

formed between the 1920s-1970s.

£800-£1,200

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AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE CANOPIC JAR STOPPER

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

Polychrome painted, in the shape of the human-headed Son of Horus,

Imsety, wearing a striated wig, 11cm high

Provenance: Nikos Paschalis (1918-1948) Collection, Greece, Egypt

and the Middle East, thence by descent to the family in Australia.

£700-£900

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A COLLECTION OF COPTIC AND ISLAMIC TEXTILE FRAGMENTS AND

FOUR EGYPTIAN MINIATURE SHABTIS

Circa Late Period to Islamic Period

Including a selection of approximately twenty-six polychrome textile

fragments, some decorated with floral motifs, fish and geometric

patterns, approx 10cm-28cm long; and four miniature shabtis, one of

bright blue glazed composition and the other three in terracotta, 4.5cm-

5.5cm (30)

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Provenance: Tadeusz Dzierzykray-Rogalski (1910-1998) Collection,

formed in Egypt in the 1960s-1970s. Prof Dzierzykray-Rogalski, together

with his wife, the anthropologist Elzbieta Prominska (1941-1998),

devolved their career to the study of ancient human remains and

paleopathology, joining several expeditions to Egypt and Sudan with

UNESCO, the Polish Centre of Mediterranean Archaeology and other

prominent research institutions. Part of his work was published in ‘The

Bishops of Faras: an anthropological-medical study’ in 1985.

£200-£300

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TWO EGYPTIAN ‘NILE SILT WARE’ JARS

Late Period to Ptolemaic, circa 664-32 B.C.

With elongated ovoid body and straight long rim, 28cm-30cm high (2)

Provenance: English private collection, purchased at a Paris auction

circa 1998.

£150-£250

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A COPTIC TERRACOTTA VESSEL

Circa 4th-7th Century A.D.

With squat globular body, decorated with three bands of waves below

the rim in black paint over red slip, 13.5cm high

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Provenance: English private collection, purchased from a Paris auction

house circa 1998.

£100-£200

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THREE COPTIC WOOD KOHL VESSELS

Circa 6th Century A.D.

Including one of spherical shape with flat base, one cylindrical vessel

with slightly flaring base, the lid missing, and another narrow cylindrical

lidded container flaring at both ends, all decorated with grooves, 3.2cm-

4.6cm high (3)

Provenance: English private collection of Surgeon Commander Peter

Grey RN (d.1990), well-known Egyptologist, and his wife Ann Gray née

Churchill.

£350-£450

49

FIVE ROMANO-EGYPTIAN OR COPTIC IRON BRACELETS

Circa 3rd-6th Century A.D.

All decorated with notches, 4.3cm-4.8cm diam (5)

Provenance: purchased from Phillips, London, in the 1980s.

£70-£90

48

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51

The following twenty-six lots (50-75) are from the collection of

Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974).

50

SIX MESOPOTAMIAN HARDSTONE AMULETS

Late Uruk - Jemdet Nasr Period, circa 3000-2900 B.C.

Including one of pink stone in the shape of a striding boar; a small

example of a trussed piglet; a large red stone amulet of a cow; another

pink stone pig; a pendant in the shape of a double fish; and a quartzite

bird amulet, all pierced for suspension, 2.3cm-5.5cm long (6)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

The striding boar, the piglet and the bird: reputedly from the collection of

the archaeologist Ernest J. H. Mackay (1880-1943), Bristol. The striding

boar and the bird inscribed in black ink with ‘Madain Tello’, or Tell al-

Madain.

£1,000-£1,500

51

FOUR MESOPOTAMIAN HARDSTONE CYLINDER SEALS

Circa 3300-1700 B.C.

Including a Jemdet Nasr red stone example, in the drill-hole technique,

with two rows of spouted pots, with two bulls’ heads in the field, 21mm x

21mm; a Babylonian lapis lazuli example showing an enthroned horned

deity facing an adorant, a crescent in the background, inscribed with

three columns of text, 18mm x 9mm; another Babylonian black steatite

cylinder seal carved with a buchranium and a quadruped and a snake

separated by columns of geometric designs, 19mm x 8mm; and a

Syrian haematite seal showing three adorants facing a combined

crescent and sun disc over a papyrus flanked by two ibex heads, 20mm

x 11mm (4)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

The Syrian haematite seal was offered at Christie’s, London, 6 July

1994, lot 160.

£800-£1,200

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53

55

54

52

SIX MESOPOTAMIAN AMULETS

Late Uruk - Jemdet Nasr Period, circa 3300-2900 B.C.

Including an aragonite amulet in the shape of a fish, another example in

the shape of a vulture, and another in the shape of a cockerel, 2.4cm-

7.8cm long; together with three lapis lazuli pendants, one in the form of

a lion and two of bull’s horns, all with round white inlays, some missing,

15mm-19mm long (6)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£400-£600

53

THREE MESOPOTAMIAN HARDSTONE AMULETS

Jemdet Nasr, circa 3300-2900 B.C.

Including a banded calcite vulture, drilled with several holes at the back,

pierced vertically, 3.5cm long; a small white stone couchant calf,

engraved with a star and a cross on the underside, 2.4cm long; and a

steatite couchant deer with round drilled eyes, 4.2cm long (3)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£400-£600

54

FIVE ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN HARDSTONE AMULETS

Circa 3rd-1st Millennium B.C.

Including a Jemdet Nasr chalcedony rodent, and a white quartz

couchant cow, circa 3300-2900 B.C., 22mm-30mm long; a carnelian

frog pendant, a banded agate frog, sitting with the head pointing up,

and a rock crystal bird, 19mm-23mm; and a garnet rhino, Not Ancient

(6)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£400-£600

55

SIX ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN HARDSTONE SEALS

Circa 3rd Millennium B.C. to 5th Century A.D.

Including a Jemdet Nasr red stone seal in the drill-hole technique

showing two human figures and dots in the field, 35mm diam, another in

black stone of rhomboidal shape with a geometric pattern, 39mm long,

a conical example in steatite engraved cross motif, 15mm diam, and a

large rectangular steatite seal decorated with two ibexes, 4.3cm x

3.3cm; a red stone conical stamp seal engraved with two stags têtebêche,

13mm diam; and a Sasanian domed seal engraved with a horse,

21mm diam (6)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£400-£600

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56

A MESOPOTAMIAN BLACK

STEATITE RECUMBENT RAM

Late Uruk - Jemdet Nasr

Period, circa 3300-2900 B.C.

Reclining, with elongated head

and curled horns, the eyes

hollow for now-missing inlays,

9cm long

Provenance: Colonel Norman

Colville, M.C. (1893-1974)

collection; and thence by

descent to the present owner.

£1,500-£2,500

57

57

A MESOPOTAMIAN GYPSUM

FEMALE HEAD

Sumerian, Early Dynastic, circa

2500-2300 B.C.

With over-sized almond-shaped

eyes and serene smile, the finelycarved

hair tied with a fillet into a

chignon at the back, 5.5cm high

Provenance: Colonel Norman

Colville, M.C. (1893-1974)

collection; and thence by

descent to the present owner.

£2,000-£3,000

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60

61

62

58

TWO ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN STONE VESSELS

Circa 2nd-1st Millennium B.C.

Including a black steatite cosmetic vessel, of rectangular shape with

concave interior, decorated with geometric incised motifs on the exterior,

the handle in the shape of a stylised human head, 9cm long; and a

Mesopotamian calcite round tripod dish, the shallow bowl supported by

three stump feet, 8cm diam

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£400-£600

59

No Lot

60

A LURISTAN BRONZE BRACELET

Iran, circa 9th-7th Century B.C.

Finely decorated with incised bands of semi-circles within rectangles,

with zig zag along the borders, the terminals in the shape of an ibex

head with long ears and curved horns, 6.8cm diam

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£300-£500

61

A CAUCASIAN BRONZE OPENWORK BELT BUCKLE

Circa 6th-5th Century B.C.

Depicting a stag with branched antlers, the head twisting back, with a

stylised bird between its legs, framed within a rectangular rope-like

border, with an attachment hoop and hook at the back, 9.3cm long

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

Literature: for a similar example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, cf.

O. W. Muscarella, ‘Bronze and Iron’, New York, 1988, p. 440, pl. 582.

£600-£800

62

THREE MIGRATION PERIOD ARTEFACTS

Circa 5th-7th Century A.D.

Including a Frankish or Hunnic bronze buckle, the plate and the loop

decorated with blue, red and clear glass inlays, 4.5cm long; and two

Ostrogothic gilt silver attachments in the shape of a bird with curved

beak, with a round red glass inlay for the eye and attachment hoops on

the reverse, 2.3cm-2.5cm long (3)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£400-£600

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A EUROPEAN BRONZE SPEAR HEAD

Late Bronze Age, circa 1500-750 B.C.

Finely patinated, with leaf-shaped blade and full-length mid-rib, the

socket finely decorated with incised geometric motifs and lines of dots,

10cm long

63

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£300-£500

64

65

64

TWO CLASSICAL TERRACOTTA VESSELS

Circa 1300-1000 B.C.

Including a Mycenaean chalice, on a high flared foot, with hemispherical

bowl and twin handles, decorated with red slip over the rim and

handles, with parallel stripes over the stem and foot, a band of repeated

double spirals on the body, 16.5cm high; together with a Cypriot early

Geometric handled cup with flaring mouth, decorated with two

chequered triangles and bands on the exterior, chequered squares on

the base of the foot and circles on the interior, 13cm diam (2)

Provenance: Dr Charles Seltman (1886-1957) Collection, UK. The

Mycenaean chalice from Arcolis, Crete. Colonel Norman Colville, M.C.

(1893-1974) collection; and thence by descent to the present owner.

£800-£1,200

65

A GREEK BLACK GLAZED OINOCHOE

South Italian, circa 4th Century B.C.

With elegant broad shoulders and ovoid body, and arching handle

joining the trefoil lip, 12cm high

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£250-£350

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67

68

66

A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA FIGURE OF A WRESTLER

Possibly from Smyrna, circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.

Depicted with grotesque features, bald head and muscular body,

wearing a loincloth, 11cm high

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£300-£500

67

A HELLENISTIC TERRACOTTA HEAD OF A YOUTH

Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.

Finely moulded with handsome features, wearing a laurel wreath over

short curly hair, 6cm long

68

A GROUP OF CLASSICAL TERRACOTTAS

Circa 7th Century B.C. - 3rd Century A.D.

Including a Cypriot bust of a male worshipper, a Greek kore protome

fragment, a Greek Archaic bust of a kore, a Phoenician fertility figure, a

Greek antefix decorated with the head of a satyr, and a small Roman

horse appliqué with saddle and harness, 6cm-11cm high (6)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner. The horse appliqué’ previously

in the A.B. Cook Collection.

£500-£700

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£300-£500

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70

71 72

69

A CELT-IBERIAN BRONZE ANTHROPOMORPHIC FINIAL

Circa 3rd-1st Century B.C.

The slender highly stylised figure with large eyes and smiling face, the

long hair combed backwards, 9cm long

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£500-£700

70

TWO COPTIC BONE ARTEFACTS

Circa 5th-6th Century A.D.

Including a whistle decorated with dot-and-circles, 7cm long, and an

open-work plaque with a row of stylised birds, 4.8cm long; together with

a Roman silver fibula, circa 2nd Century A.D., the catchplate decorated

with incised triangles, the terminal of the bow looped back and formed

into the protome of a horse’s head, 4.5cm long; and a piece of amber

(4)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£300-£500

71

A MINOAN BANDED AGATE SEAL

Late Bronze Age, circa 1450-1200 B.C.

Of lentoid shape, pierced for suspension, engraved with a winged

griffin, 29mm diam

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

Literature: for a similar example in chalcedony engraved with a winged

griffin, found at Avdou Pediados, cf. C. Zervos, L’Art de la Crete

Neolithique et Minoenne, France, 1956, pl.677.

£400-£600

72

AN ETRUSCAN CARNELIAN SCARAB

Circa 4th-3rd Century B.C.

Engraved on the underside with a winged lion, the wing-case damaged,

16mm long; together with a Roman carnelian intaglio of a draped male

figure, 13mm long (2)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£150-£200

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73

TWO PERSIAN SEALS

Qajar, circa 20th Century A.D.

Including an oval carnelian example and a prismatic glass seal with

three faces, both with inscriptions, 17mm-30mm long (2)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£300-£500

74

THREE PRE-COLUMBIAN ARTEFACTS

Including two gold ornaments, possibly Tairona, Columbia, the two

discs formed by a coiled thread, with added suspension hoops at the

back, each 13mm diam; together with a green stone bird amulet,

Mexico, 4cm high (2)

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£200-£300

74

75

A VERACRUZ TERRACOTTA SMILING HEAD, MEXICO

Circa 7th-8th Century A.D.

Hollow-moulded, the broad face with typical smiling open mouth and

almond-shaped eyes, wearing a flat head crest decorated with

modelled geometric ornaments and a pair of round earrings, 15cm high

Provenance: Colonel Norman Colville, M.C. (1893-1974) collection; and

thence by descent to the present owner.

£300-£500

75

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77

79

78

Other Properties

76

A BACTRIAN CHLORITE HANDLED WEIGHT

Circa late 3rd Millennium - early 2nd Millennium B.C.

Of rectangular shape with overarching handle, finely engraved on one

side with two crouching lions, feeding on a calf, with two scorpions

encircled by the lions’ tails; with geometric motifs on the other side,

possibly representing a town, 18cm high

Provenance: UK collection, London, acquired in the late 1980s.

£900-£1,200

77

TWO BACTRIAN CHLORITE CONTAINERS

Circa late 3rd Millennium - early 2nd Millennium B.C.

Both of cylindrical shape, decorated with engraved bands of ‘bricks’, the

largest with a central band of zig zag, 8.5cm and 10cm diam (2)

Provenance: UK collection, London, acquired in the late 1980s.

£350-£450

78

TWO MESOPOTAMIAN CALCITE VESSELS

Circa 3rd Millennium B.C.

Including a bowl with ribs over and below the rim and a single lug

handle, 11cm diam; and a shallow dish, the handle in the shape of a

bird’s head, 8.5cm diam (2)

Provenance: UK collection, London, acquired in the late 1980s.

£250-£350

79

TWO BACTRIAN BANDED CALCITE BOWLS

Circa late 3rd - early 2nd Millennium B.C.

Of conical shape with flat base, 8cm diam (2)

Provenance: UK collection, London, acquired on the German art

market in the 1980s.

£300-£400

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80

81

82

80

A LARGE PERSIAN POTTERY STORAGE VESSEL

Iran, circa 3rd Millennium B.C.

Red burnished, decorated with in black paint with a band of zig zag at

the shoulder and pairs of elongated triangles below, filled with zig zag,

with flat base and slightly everted rim, 39cm high

Provenance: UK collection, purchased on the Paris art market in circa

2000.

£1,500-£2,000

81

A PERSIAN FRAGMENTARY ANTHROPOMORPHIC POTTERY JAR

Iran, circa early 2nd Millennium B.C.

Probably from a tripod vessel, decorated in umber slip with bands of

geometric patterns, the large male protome with stylised features,

wearing a peaked helmet and large upturned pointy boots, the rest of

the vessel reconstructed with modern restoration, 38cm high

Provenance: Christie’s, London, 25 October 2006, lot 30. UK collection

acquired in the 1960s.

£500-£700

82

AN ANATOLIAN ‘MINYAN WARE’ TERRACOTTA JUG

Circa mid-2nd Millennium B.C.

With flat base, globular body, flaring mouth and one handle, 15.5cm

high

Provenance: Bonhams, 1 May 2008, lot 361 (part). West Country

private collection, UK.

£80-£120

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83

84

85

83

A GROUP OF HOLY LAND AND NORTH AFRICAN POTTERY VESSELS

Circa 1st Millennium B.C. - 4th Century A.D.

Including a Bronze Age double-handled vessel with red geometric

decoration, 14cm high; two Roman small transport amphorae with

ribbed conical body, 29cm high; two Roman terra sigillata red slip ware

vessels, 21cm-22cm high; a small cup, two ribbed vessels, four bottles,

an oil lamp and a fragment of a plaque moulded with a horse in relief,

7cm-20cm high (15)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr & Mrs Balfour-Paul, acquired

whilst working in the Middle East between the 1960s and the early

1970s.

£300-£500

86

84

TWO ANCIENT TERRACOTTA VESSELS

Including an Ancient Near Eastern red slip bowl with added wave

decoration below the rim, circa 1st Millennium B.C., 27.5cm diam; and a

Chinese pottery vessel, Neolithic Period, circa 3rd Millennium B.C.,

24cm high; together with a terracotta askos, Not Ancient

Provenance: English private collection, Sussex, acquired in the 1990s.

£150-£200

85

THREE ANCIENT BRONZE ITEMS

Circa 2nd Millennium B.C. - 2nd Century A.D.

Including a Sumerian head, 2.2cm high; a stylised Amlash stag, Iran,

6.5cm long; and a Roman bronze ring with glass oval gem, ring size ‘E’

(3)

Provenance: UK collection, London, acquired in the late 1980s - early

1990s.

£200-£300

86

FOUR ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BRONZE STAMP SEALS

Iran, circa 2nd - early 1st Millennium B.C.

Including two Bactrian examples with ring at the back, one partially

openwork, 3.8cm-4.2cm diam; and two Luristan seals with cross motifs,

4.2cm-5.1cm diam (4)

87

Provenance: English private collection, acquired in London in the

1970s.

£150-£200

87

A HITTITE-STYLE BRONZE ANIMAL FINIAL

8.5cm high

£200-£300

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90

88

91

92

88

TWO ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN AMULETS

Circa 1st Millennium B.C. Including a Levantine shell amulet in the form

of a fish, with stylised eye and fins, the body decorated with drilled holes

for now-missing inlays, 8cm long; and an Ancient Near Eastern

haematite amulet or game-piece, 3.8cm high (2)

Provenance: Hayford Peirce (1885-1946) Collection, Paris and Bangor,

Maine, formed in the 1910s-1930s, thence by descent.

£200-£400

89

A LURISTAN BRONZE MACEHEAD

Iran, circa 10th-8th Century B.C.

Of tubular shape, composed of three panels with bands of chevrons in

relief, 24.5cm long

Provenance: German private collection, Cologne, formed in the 1980s.

£300-£400

90

A LURISTAN BRONZE AXEHEAD

Iran, circa 10th-8th Century B.C.

The ribbed socket decorated with four spikes, the flaring blade with

flanges, 19cm long

Provenance: German private collection, Cologne, formed in the 1980s.

£200-£300

91

A LURISTAN BRONZE SWORD

Iran, circa 10th-7th Century B.C.

With tapering blade, flanged guard and grip with lobed pommel, 35cm

long

Provenance: German private collection, Cologne, formed in the 1980s.

£150-£250

92

A LURISTAN BRONZE SPEARHEAD

Iran, circa 11th-9th Century B.C.

With leaf-shaped blade, raised mid-rib and long tang with curved

terminal, 41cm long

Provenance: English private collection, London, acquired in the 1990s.

£150-£200

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TWO SOUTH ARABIAN CALCITE

FRAGMENTS

Circa 3rd Century B.C. - 2nd Century

A.D.

Including the base for a small stele

inscribed in Qatabanian for the

deceased, 15.5cm long; and the feet

and integral plinth from the statuette

of a dedicant, 9cm long (2)

93

Provenance: English private

collection, Mr C. Wightman, received

as a gift from an RAF colleague

before he retired in 1980. Both were

posted in South Arabia, Aden and the

Middle East in the 1960s.

£200-£300

94

THREE PARTHIAN GREEN GLAZED

POTTERY VESSELS

Iran, circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.

Including a large pilgrim’s flask with

lentoid body and pointed handles,

another pilgrim’s flask with round flat

body and ear handles, and a small

flask with spherical body slightly

pointed at the base, 25cm-10cm high

(3)

94

Provenance: UK private collection,

formed in the 1960s.

£300-£400

95

A FATIMID WOVEN SILK AND LINEN

FRAGMENT (TIRAZ)

Egypt, 11th/12th Century A.D.

Of rectangular form, in mustard

yellow, red and blue with a central

band of roundels containing animals

flanked by bands of pseudo Kufic

and lozenge motifs, 70cm x 17cm

Provenance: Hayford Peirce (1885-

1946) Collection, Paris and Bangor,

Maine, formed in the 1910s-1930s,

thence by descent.

£1,000-£1,500

95

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96

98

99

96

A LARGE EARLY ISLAMIC UNGLAZED SLIP-PAINTED POTTERY

STORAGE JAR, CENTRAL ASIA

Circa 9th-10th Century A.D.

With twin handles with applied bowls with ring handles, decorated in

black slip with intricate geometric motifs over the shoulder, the neck

decorated with encircled peacocks and cross-hatching below the wide

rim, 48cm high

Provenance: German private collection, acquired between 1972 and

1974.

£300-£500

97

AN EARLY ISLAMIC UNGLAZED SLIP-PAINTED POTTERY AMPHORA,

CENTRAL ASIA

Circa 9th-10th Century A.D.

Decorated with intricate floral and abstract motifs and rope designs,

with two applied snakes perching over the handles, their head peeking

inside the flaring mouth of the vessel, the handles and body inlaid with

irregular turquoise glaze fragments, 36cm high

Provenance: German private collection, acquired between 1972 and

1974.

£200-£300

98

AN EARLY ISLAMIC UNGLAZED SLIP-PAINTED POTTERY EWER,

CENTRAL ASIA

Circa 9th-10th Century A.D.

Decorated with an applied rope at the shoulder, three lug handles

around the neck and a stylised snake above the wide rope handle, the

upper half of the spherical body and the neck painted with elaborate

abstract motifs encircling birds, 44.5cm high

Provenance: German private collection, acquired between 1972 and

1974.

£150-£250

99

A GROUP OF EARLY ISLAMIC UNGLAZED POTTERY VESSELS,

CENTRAL ASIA

Circa 9th-12th Century A.D.

Including a storage jar with ribs over the shoulder, decorated with red,

black and white slip, showing three winged demons over the body,

31cm high; a jug in the shape of a cockerel, with a spout at the head

and a strainer for the tail, 31.5cm high; a small jug with a strainer at the

base of the spout, 16cm high; and three red clay vessels, one with the

spout moulded in the shape of a lion, 10cm-12cm high (6)

Provenance: German private collection, acquired between 1972 and

1974.

£150-£250

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101

102

100

A KASHAN LUSTRE POTTERY STAR TILE

Persia, 12th-13th Century

In the shape of an eight-pointed star, decorated with a feline on a floral

background, the border with a band of script, 20.5cm wide; together

with a small Persian juglet decorated with birds, 7cm high (2)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr & Mrs Balfour-Paul, acquired

whilst working in the Middle East between the 1960s and the early

1970s.

£1,000-£1,500

101

A KASHAN MONOCHROME MOULDED POTTERY EWER

Persia, 12th Century

With moulded floral decoration over the shoulder, under a turquoise

glaze, 24cm high

Provenance: Jacques Desenfans Collection. Bonhams, 9 June 2010,

lot 61.

£150-£250

102

A LARGE KASHAN TURQUOISE GLAZED TILE

Persia, 12th Century

Of hexagonal shape, 29cm long

£150-£250

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104

105

106

107

103

A TIMURID CUERDA SECA POTTERY TILE FRAGMENT

Persia, early 14th Century

Of slightly convex shape, decorated in polychrome with floral and foliate

design, 22cm long

£150-£200

104

A BOKHARA COPPER EWER

Central Asia, 18th Century

On flaring foot, the fluted piriform body decorated with repoussé floral

decoration, 29cm high

£80-£120

105

A LARGE GLAZED POTTERY DISH, CENTRAL ASIA

Possibly Bukhara, 18th-19th Century

Decorated with green and black glaze on cream background, with a

plant in the centre and a band of floral motifs around the rim, 33cm

diam

£80-£120

106

TWO MOROCCAN POTTERY DISHES

Late 19th - early 20th Century

The largest decorated with blue glaze on white background, the other

with polychrome decoration, 22.5cm-28cm diam (2)

£150-£200

107

A CHANAKKALE POTTERY DISH

Turkey, 19th Century

Decorated with floral motifs in brown on a cream background, 22.5cm

diam

£150-£200

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109

111

110

108

A MUGHAL TINNED COPPER HUQQA BASE WITH INSCRIPTION

Northern India, 17th Century

The piriform body finely decorated with floral motifs, engraved with two

bands of text for a poem about smoking, ‘The qalyan becomes excellent

in your hand/ The pipe (cane) becomes sugar cane in your mouth/ From

your ruby-red bud-like lips, the little stick (?) of the qalyan/ From your

sweet lips the entire pipe will become sugar cane’, 35cm high

£300-£400

109

A QAJAR BRASS TORCH STAND ELEMENT

Persia, 19th Century

Decorated with horned demons, dog-headed figures and other seated

male and female figures, with floral motifs and birds in the background,

two bands of pseudo-text at the top and the bottom of the scene, 23cm

high; together with an Ottoman or North African steel stirrup, engraved

on the sides with floral and geometric motifs, 18th-19th Century, 19cm

high (2)

£100-£150

110

A QAJAR BRASS-INLAID STEEL BIRD

Persia, 19th Century

With etched and inlaid decoration, with a flower over its chest and two

peacocks on the fan tail, 23.5cm high

£150-£200

111

A LARGE GILT BRASS REPOUSSÉ TRAY, MALAYSIA

Late 19th Century

With scalloped raised rim, the repoussé decoration with chased and

incised details on a ring-matted ground, showing a soldier fighting a lion

in the centre, surrounded by a circle of female dancers on floral ground,

the border with foliage, 49.5cm diam

£300-£400

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112

113

The following thirty-four lots (112-145) are from the estate of the late

Christopher Sheppard, London.

112

AN ANCIENT PALE GREEN STONE SHALLOW DISH

Possibly Egypt or Mesopotamia

Round and shallow, with thick walls, 9cm diam

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London,

acquired pre-1988.

£500-£700

113

THREE HELLENISTIC GLASS BOWLS

Circa 2nd Century B.C.

One in amber glass, of hemispherical shape with slightly indented base,

decorated with two wheel-cut grooves below the rim, 10.2cm diam; the

other in olive green glass, of hemispherical shape with two wheel-cut

grooves below the rim, 12.5cm diam; and another in pale yellow glass,

hemispherical, with old collection label on the base ‘99’, 14cm diam (3)

114

A GREEK CORE-FORMED GLASS AMPHORA

Eastern Mediterranean, circa 2nd-1st Century B.C.

Of dark green glass, decorated with opaque pale blue spiral trail around

the neck and the shoulder, combed into festoons alternating with

opaque red glass over the body, then resuming into a spiral to tip, the

added base knop and the handles in transparent yellow glass, repaired

from fragments, 16.5cm high

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£300-£400

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

The yellow and olive green glass bowls, Bonhams, 1 April 2014, lot 153.

English private collection, acquired in the 1980s.

£400-£600

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115

115

A ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS PATELLA CUP

Circa late 1st Century B.C. - early 1st Century A.D.

With double-convex profile and added ring foot, the composite mosaic

pattern composed of different canes, the majority with an opaque

rosette with yellow core encircled by a red ring and several white petals

within a white circle on a translucent aubergine background, and some

sections of a translucent green rosette on an opaque yellow

background, 10cm diam

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£800-£1,200

116

A LATE HELLENISTIC GOLD-BAND MOSAIC GLASS ALABASTRON

Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.

Composed of amber, green, blue and opaque white bands, with two

bands of clear glass enclosing a gold leaf, forming vertical waves from

the rounded base to the cut-off rim, 13cm high

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

Literature: the neck of this type of alabastra was a separately-mould

and removable element of monochrome glass, which is now missing

from this example. For a complete example in the Metropolitan

Museum, cf. inv. no. 17.194.286a,b.

£800-£1,200

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117

119

118

120

117

A GROUP OF ANCIENT GLASS FRAGMENTS

Circa 2nd Century B.C. - 4th Century A.D.

Including a Roman clear glass fragment of a bottle with flaring neck, the

shoulder with wheel-cut engraving ‘C...EYCTOP....EZ’, circa 4th Century

A.D., 6.5cm high, and a similar other fragment inscribed ‘...PISIDLOI...’,

4.7cm long; a Hellenistic blue glass bowl fragment, with wheel-cut

bands, 2nd Century B.C., 6.5cm high; a highly fragmentary Hellenistic

core-formed glass amphoriskos, circa 2nd-1st Century B.C.; a

Hellenistic blue glass oval cabochon, 35mm long; together with some

fragments of modern engraved glass, a glass cameo, a rock crystal

intaglio of Nike and a rock crystal Egyptian revival figure, Not Ancient (a

lot)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

The wheel-cut engraved fragment, Christie’s, New York, Ancient Glass

formerly in the G. Sangiorgi Collection, 3 June 1999, lot 218 (part).

Sangiorgi, Collezione di Vetri Antichi, no. 146. The blue glass bowl

fragment, Henry Wallis RWS Collection (1830-1916), the Pre-Raphaelite

painter, writer and collector.

£150-£200

118

THREE ROMAN MOSAIC GLASS FACE BEADS

Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.

One of opaque red glass, the central band with alternating faces and

rosettes, another in opaque red glass with busts and multi-coloured

squares, and an example in opaque bright green with faces and multicoloured

boxes, 13mm-15mm diam (3)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£150-£200

119

A LARGE ROMAN GREEN GLASS JUG

Circa 3rd Century A.D.

With added strap handle and ring foot, the neck decorated with a trail

spiral, 25.5cm high

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£150-£250

120

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS JAR

Circa 4th Century A.D.

The body decorated with a row of indentations below the shoulder, with

two applied handles, 13.5cm high

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£100-£200

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121

123

124

121

TWO ROMAN GREEN GLASS DOUBLE BALSAMARIA

Circa 4th-5th Century A.D.

One example with conjoined fluted vials and added green glass overarching

handle with opaque dark red striation, 16.5cm high; another

example with wavy handles applied to the sides, 12cm high; together

with a bronze cosmetic implement, 13cm long (3)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£300-£500

122

THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.

Including a pale blue bottle with squat ribbed body; a green glass

candlestick unguentarium; and a pale yellow glass bottle with thick

walls, 14cm-23cm high (3)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£200-£300

123

THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

Including an aubergine glass bird-shaped feeder, 7cm high; an

aubergine glass bottle and an amber glass flask with piriform body,

11cm-13cm high (3)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£150-£200

124

THREE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.

Including a pale green glass sprinkler, the hemispherical body mouldblown

circles enclosed in hexagons, 11cm high; a green glass

barrel-shaped jug with ribs at the shoulder and above the foot, 16cm

high; and a pale green glass jug with fluted piriform body, 15cm high (3)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£200-£300

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126

127 128

129

125

FIVE ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 3rd-5th Century A.D.

Including a green glass jug with long neck and applied handle; and four

other bottles, one with opalescent iridescence and ground down rim,

8.5cm-15cm high (5)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£150-£250

126

FOUR ROMAN AND LATE ROMAN GREEN GLASS BEAKERS

Black Sea region, circa 1st-7th Century A.D.

Including a carinated beaker with four bands of wheel-cut decoration,

circa 1st Century A.D., 9.5cm high; and three beakers the wide mouth

slightly constricted towards the base, 8cm-9.5cm high (4)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London,

acquired in the 1990s.

£150-£250

127

A SASANIAN GREEN GLASS FACET-CUT BOWL

Iran, circa 6th-7th Century A.D.

The hemispherical bowl with six rows of hexagonal facets, and a row of

circular facets around the base, 9cm diam

128

A COLLECTION OF ROMAN AND ISLAMIC GLASS MINIATURE

VESSELS

Circa 4th-13th Century A.D.

Including a Roman clear glass miniature flask, and ten Islamic miniature

vessels including a green glass octagonal chalice, a bottle, a blue

marbled glass poppy seed flask and a core-formed black and white

square bottle, 2.8cm-3.8cm high; and five Islamic glass bangles, 5cm-

9cm diam (16)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£100-£200

129

FIVE ROMAN AND ISLAMIC GREEN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 4th-10th Century A.D.

Including a sprinkler with vertical applied fins over the body; another

sprinkler, mould-blown with spiral fluting on the body and dark blue

applied handles; a small jar on three stump feet; a miniature bottle with

globular body; and an Islamic bottle with flaring neck and indented

base, 5cm-9cm high (5)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£150-£200

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£300-£500

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131

132

134

130

SEVEN ROMAN AND ISLAMIC GLASS VESSELS

Circa 1st-12th Century A.D.

Including a Roman pale blue flask with spiral trail decoration, 8.5cm

high; two Roman marbled glass flasks, 7.5cm high; a Roman aubergine

glass bottle with dimples on the body, 8cm high; and three Islamic

flasks, one example with moulded body, 5.5cm-7cm high (7)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£150-£200

131

A MISCELLANEOUS GROUP OF ISLAMIC AND LATER GLASS

Including an Islamic moulded glass oil lamp, a flask moulded with lions

on the body, a terracotta flask with insects moulded on the body, and

three other Islamic fragmentary vessels; an Assyrian-style flask with a

band of white, mustard and turquoise petals on the shoulder, Not

Ancient; a Roman-style blue and white marbled glass flask, and a

cinerarium lid, Not Ancient; a core-formed amphoriskos, Not Ancient;

and a Phoenician-style core-formed head pendant, Not Ancient, 6cm-

12cm high (11)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£100-£200

132

A LARGE COLLECTION OF ANCIENT GLASS BEADS

Roman to Islamic Period and later

Including two Roman spherical beads inlaid with small round faces and

red dots, a Phoenician yellow eye bead, a large Roman mosaic glass

bead with multiple rosettes on green ground, and a large selection of

mainly Islamic glass beads (a lot)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£200-£300

133

A MISCELLANEOUS GROUP OF ANCIENT ARTEFACTS

Including various Roman and Islamic glass vessels, some fragmentary,

including a Roman misfired glass jar, three Islamic schist carvings, three

Islamic glass seals, two Chinese glass beads, four Islamic glass beads,

a group of Islamic glass rings, three bead necklaces, a Byzantine

bronze weight engraved with a haloed figure, five flint arrowheads, and

a variety of other items, Not Ancient (a lot)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£100-£200

134

FIVE CHINESE BLUE GLASS ‘ERHTANG’ EAR SPOOLS

Han Dynasty, circa 200 B.C./A.D.

Flaring at both ends with narrow perforation at the centre, 14mm-21mm

high (5)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£100-£200

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135

136

137

138

135

AN EGYPTIAN BANDED ALABASTER ALABASTRON

Late Period, circa 664-332 B.C.

With two small lug handles, the neck and rim missing, 15.5cm high

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£100-£200

136

A SMALL GRANITE EGYPTIAN-STYLE HEAD

Depicting a bald male head, possibly a priest, 9cm high, Not Ancient

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£80-£120

137

TWO URARTIAN BRONZE GOBLETS

Circa 8th-7th Century B.C.

On conical foot, the body decorated with two rows of hollow-cast

spikes, 10.5cm-14.5cm high (2)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£250-£350

138

A LURISTAN BRONZE SPOON

Iran, circa 10th-7th Century A.D.

With elongated and deep bowl, the handle gently curving towards the

zoomorphic terminal, 27cm long

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£80-£120

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139

140

139

A GREEK BRONZE OINOCHOE

Circa 5th-4th Century B.C.

With angular shoulder and round beaded rim, the separately-cast overarching

handle with a terminal in the shape of a palmette, 13.5cm high

141

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£300-£400

140

A GNATHIAN WARE POTTERY OLPE

Circa 4th Century B.C.

With ribbed body, enlivened with red, white and yellow slip, decorated

with a band of ivy around the shoulder and a band of bead-and-reel on

the body, the handle in the form of a Herculean knot, 19cm high

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

Purchased at Bonhams, London, 29 April 2005, lot 342. European

private collection formed from the late 1950s.

£250-£350

141

A SMALL GREEK RED-FIGURE PYXIS

Circa 4th Century B.C.

The body with concave sides and flat base, the interior with remains of

glaze, the lid with raised border with later added decoration of a

Medusa head, the body and lid possibly not belonging, 6.3cm diam

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

Bonhams, London, 10 April 2000, lot 166.

£150-£250

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142

143

144

145

142

A GROUP OF ROMAN AND ROMANO-BRITISH BRONZE FIBULAE

Circa 1st-4th Century A.D.

Including a Hod Hill example, a ‘Tutulus’ type, a large ‘trumpet’ brooch,

a round example with enamel, and other examples, 3cm-10cm long;

together with two Samnite bronze belt hooks with zoomorphic terminal,

circa 4th Century B.C., 11cm long (9)

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

The brooches purchased at Bonhams 29 April 2009, lot 296. Welsh

private collection, acquired between the 1970s-2000s. Richard Hattatt

Collection.

Literature: for two similar examples of Samnite belt hooks in the shape

of cicadas in the Harvard Art Museum, inv. no. 2012.1.107.A-C.

£150-£250

143

A ROMAN SILVER-INLAID BRONZE CROSSBOW FIBULA

Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.

With onion-shaped terminals at the openwork arm and one at the end of

the bow, decorated with niello geometric motifs on a silver band, the

plate with scrolled detail to the edges, 9cm long

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£100-£200

144

A GOLD AND GARNET RING

The oval cabochon set in a high flaring bezel, the hoop with angular

shoulders, 23mm length of gem, ring size ‘S’

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£600-£800

145

A MEDIEVAL BRONZE ENAMELLED HERALDIC MOUNT

Circa 13th-14th Century A.D.

The shield-shaped mount decorated with red enamel forming a cross,

3.3cm long, mounted on a modern ring size ‘T’

Provenance: from the estate of the late Christopher Sheppard, London.

£80-£120

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147

146

148

149

Other Properties

146

TWO PHOENICIAN GLASS PENDANTS

Circa 6th-4th Century B.C.

Including a head pendant, with trailed turban in blue, red, green and

yellow, 18mm long; and an animal head pendant with added opaque

red horns and applied white and black eyes, with suspension hoop,

28mm long (2)

Provenance: Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of the

Glass Circle, acquired in Germany in the early 1990s.

£150-£250

147

A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS SPRINKLER FLASK

Circa 3rd Century A.D.

The piriform body decorated with fine spiral trailing, 12cm high

Provenance: English private collection, London, acquired in New York

in 1986. Bonhams, London, 26 April 2007, lot 264.

£200-£300

148

A ROMAN WHEEL-CUT GREEN GLASS BOTTLE

Eastern Mediterranean, circa 1st Century A.D.

With thick-walled globular body, flat base and long neck with folded rim,

decorated with the wheel-cut technique, with two parallel bands over the

shoulder and a latticed pattern on the body, and five horizontal grooves

of alternating width over the neck, 18.5cm high

Provenance: Hayford Peirce (1885-1946) Collection, Paris and Bangor,

Maine, formed in the 1910s-1930s, thence by descent. Acquired from J.

Brummer, New York, in 1930. Accompanied by a copy of a handwritten

inventory list by Mr Peirce listing the provenance ‘Brum’ and the date of

purchase.

£500-£700

149

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS BOTTLE

Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.

The globular body moulded with fine vertical ribs, 15.5cm high

Provenance: Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of the

Glass Circle, acquired in London in the 1980s-1990s.

£200-£300

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150 151

152

153 154

150

A ROMAN GREEN GLASS UNGUENTARIUM

Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.

With globular body and tall neck, with old label on the base ‘M Dish

show case drawing room’, 16cm high

Provenance: English private collection, purchased from Gerhard Hirsch

Nachfolger, Munich, in the 1990s.

£80-£120

151

A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS FLASK

Circa 3rd-5th Century A.D.

With piriform body and flaring neck, 18cm high

Provenance: Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of the

Glass Circle, acquired in London in the 1980s-1990s.

£100-£150

153

A ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS BOWL

Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.

Of hemispherical shape with slight indentation on the base, 10cm diam

Provenance: English private collection, purchased at Bonhams,

London, 24 June 1998, lot 173.

£150-£200

154

TWO ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS CANDLESTICK UNGUENTARIA

Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

Including a bell unguentarium, 17cm high; and a another with wide

base, 18cm high (2)

Provenance: Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of the

Glass Circle, acquired in London in the 1980s.

£250-£350

152

A ROMAN GLASS DIMPLED BEAKER

Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.

Of almost colourless glass, the long cylindrical body impressed with

three dimples, 12.5cm high

Provenance: Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of the

Glass Circle, acquired in London in the 1980s-1990s.

£150-£200

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155

156

157

158

155

TWO ROMAN CLEAR GLASS VESSELS

Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.

Including a juglet with applied handle and spiral trail decoration, 8cm

high; and a sprinkler of ribbed pomegranate shape, 7.5cm high (2)

Provenance: the juglet purchased at Bonhams, London, 25 November

1998, lot 117. The sprinkler, Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection,

member of the Glass Circle, acquired in London in the 1980s-1990s.

£200-£300

156

TWO ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

Including a pale green glass aryballos with applied twin handles, 7cm

high; and a juglet with trefoil lip and misshapen round body, 9.5cm high

(2)

Provenance: Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of the

Glass Circle, purchased at Phillips, London, 9 December 1996, lot 3 and

lot 8.

£200-£300

157

TWO ROMAN PALE GREEN GLASS DOUBLE BALSAMARIA

Circa 4th Century A.D.

Including an example with loop handle, 14.5cm high; and another with

applied twin handles, 11.5cm high (2)

Provenance: the one with overhead handle, purchased at Phillips,

London, 3 December 1997, lot 261, ex Dr Stresnek Collection. The other

example, purchased at Phillips, London, 27 November 2001, lot 56.

£250-£350

158

TWO ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 3rd-4th Century A.D.

including an amber glass flask, with globular body and funnel mouth,

11.5cm high; and a green glass flask with long vertical pinched ribs on

the body, 7.5cm high (2)

Provenance: Rudolf Birtel Collection, Neunkirchen, well-known German

architect, purchased in 1977. The ribbed flask accompanied by a

certificate of expertise from Galerie Gunter Puhze, Freiburg.

£300-£500

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161

162

159

FOUR ROMAN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.

Including two unguentaria, 12cm-13.3cm high; a jarlet with spherical

body decorated with pincered decoration, 6.5cm high; and a phial with

piriform body, 9.5cm high (4)

163

Provenance: the phial, purchased at Bonhams, London, 24 June 1998,

lot 179. The rest, Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of

the Glass Circle, acquired in London in the 1980s-1990s.

£200-£300

160

SEVEN ROMAN GREEN GLASS VESSELS

Circa 2nd-4th Century A.D.

Including a squat jar with applied dark blue glass handles, and six

unguentaria, 5.5cm-15cm high (7)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr & Mrs Balfour-Paul, acquired

whilst working in the Middle East between the 1960s and the early

1970s.

£150-£250

161

AN ISLAMIC GREEN GLASS JUG

Persia, circa 10th-13th Century

The body mould-blown with a criss-cross pattern, with added trailed

handle, 9.5cm high

Provenance: Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of the

Glass Circle, acquired in London in the 1980s-1990s.

£100-£150

162

AN OTTOMAN BEYKOZ BLUE GLASS BIRD

Turkey, 19th Century

Decorated with polychrome and gilt flowers, 17cm long

£100-£150

163

FIVE POST-MEDIEVAL GLASS APOTHECARY PHIALS

England, circa 17th-18th Century

With cylindrical bodies, 6cm-15cm high (5)

Provenance: the largest found in the river Thames. The others

excavated in Worcester in the 1960s.

£100-£150

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164

A CYPRIOT RED POLISHED WARE JUG

Early Bronze Age, circa 2600-2300 B.C.

With long cut-out spout and impressed decoration, 48cm high

Provenance: German private collection, acquired between 1972 and

1974.

Literature: for a similar jug of the Cypriot Philia Culture now in the

Cyprus Museum in Nicosia, cf. inv. no. 73.214.8.

£700-£900

165

A CYPRIOT LIMESTONE FRAGMENT OF HERAKLES AND THE

NEMEAN LION

Circa 6th Century B.C.

Showing the nude torso of the hero in the act of wrestling the snarling

lion, rearing up on its hind legs, 10cm high

166

Provenance: with Galerie Samarcande, Paris. Acquired on the German

art market in 2000. Bonhams, London, 28 October 2009, lot 355.

£600-£800

166

TWO CYPRIOT TERRACOTTA VESSELS

Circa 1300-400 B.C.

Including a Cypro-Myceanean jar decorated with bands of umber slip,

10cm high; and another Cypro-Classical elongated jug, 17.5cm high (2)

Provenance: English private collection of Mr Brian G. Pearson, acquired

in the 1970s.

£100-£200

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167

169

170

167

AN ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE SKYPHOS

Circa 6th-5th Century B.C.

Decorated on both sides with three draped men in conversation, flanked

by palmettes, 13cm diam excl. handles

Provenance: property of a British nobleman, from a deceased estate

from the West Country.

£400-£600

168

FIVE GREEK TERRACOTTA ITEMS

Circa 6th-5th Century B.C.

Including a miniature Corinthian exaleiptron decorated in crimson and

umber, and a skyphos decorated with birds, now faded, both 8cm diam;

a small draped figurine, 6.5cm high; an Attic black-figure lekythos

decorated with draped figures, and a squat red-figure lekythos with

tongues around the neck and the figure of a lyre player, 13cm high (5)

Provenance: purchased by Elizabeth Cominos, née Papastratos, in

Athens in the late 1940s, then in Paris and London.

£300-£500

169

A GREEK TERRACOTTA PROTOME

Archaic Period, circa 6th-5th Century B.C.

Hollow-backed, with typical archaic features, pierced at the top for

suspension, 10.5cm high

Provenance: English private collection, acquired on the London art

market in the early 1990s.

£80-£120

170

A PAIR OF GREEK BRONZE KANTHAROI

Circa 4th Century B.C.

With flaring mouth on raised foot, the two upturned handles with finely

cast leaf attachment plates, the handles partially restored, 11cm high (2)

Provenance: Horatio and Patsy Melas Collection, Alexandria, Egypt,

acquired before 1967. Thence by descent, moved to Switzerland and

London.

£500-£700

168

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172

173 174

171

A GROUP OF CLASSICAL TERRACOTTA ARTEFACTS

Circa 6th Century B.C. - 5th Century A.D.

Including a Greek black glazed salt-cellar dish, 9.5cm dim; an Apulian

lekanis lid decorated with profile heads, 9.5cm diam; a small Etrusco-

Corinthian alabastron with running hounds, 7.5cm high; a Roman red

slip ware dish with potter’s stamp and applied dogs and rosettes over

the rim, 18.2cm diam; two Roman terracotta heads, 4.5cm-5cm high;

two Roman bottles, one with red slip, 13cm-16cm high; and three

fragments; together with a miniature nestoris, Not Ancient (12)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr M. Vaughan, London,

formed in the 1970s-1980s.

£400-£600

172

TWO GREEK TERRACOTTA VESSELS

Circa 6th-5th Century B.C.

Including and Italo-Corinthian grey terracotta exaleiptron, with infolded

rim and broad ribbon handle, 17.5cm diam excl. handle; and an Attic

lekythos, decorated with rays over the shoulder, 13.5cm high (2)

173

THIRTY ANCIENT TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS AND OTHER VESSELS

Circa 1st-4th Century A.D.

Including Syro-Palestinian oil lamps, two bottles and a small jar, 6cm-

11cm long (29)

Provenance: American private collection, Colorado, acquired by Major

Blinkinsop while serving with the United Nations in the Middle East in the

1960s. Thence by descent.

£200-£300

174

THIRTY ANCIENT TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS AND OTHER VESSELS

Circa 1st-4th Century A.D.

Including Syro-Palestinian oil lamps, and vessel with globular body,

6cm-10cm long (29)

Provenance: American private collection, Colorado, acquired by Major

Blinkinsop while serving with the United Nations in the Middle East in the

1960s. Thence by descent.

£200-£300

Provenance: English private collection, purchased from Gerhard Hirsch

nachfolger, Munich, in the 1990s.

£200-£300

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EIGHT ANCIENT TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS

1st Millennium B.C. to 8th Century A.D.

Including a Bronze Age pinched oil lamp, three Roman oil lamps

decorated with an eagle, a bear and a theatre mask, and four Byzantine

examples, one a miniature lamp, 5cm-11cm long (8)

176

Provenance: English private collection, Mr M. Vaughan, London,

formed in the 1970s-1980s.

£100-£200

176

SIX ROMAN AND BYZANTINE TERRACOTTA OIL LAMPS

Circa 4th-8th Century A.D.

Four examples with molded decoration on the tondo, including one with

a chi-rho cross, a date palm tree, a bunch of grapes, and geometric

motifs, together with two more plain oil lamps, 12cm-15cm long (6)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr M. Vaughan, London,

formed in the 1970s-1980s.

£250-£350

177

A GREEK BLACK GLAZED THISTLE MUG

Apulia, circa 4th Century B.C.

With flaring mouth and loop handle, 10cm high

177

Provenance: English private collection, purchased from Gerhard Hirsch

nachfolger, Munich, in the 1990s.

£200-£300

178

TWO GREEK BLACK GLAZED DISHES

Apulia, circa 4th Century B.C.

Both on raised foot, the larger example with scalloped decoration

around the rim, 11.5cm diam; the other one with ribbed rim and

stamped rosette at the centre of the interior, 8.3cm diam

Provenance: English private collection, purchased from Gerhard Hirsch

nachfolger, Munich, in the 1990s.

£200-£300

179

AN ATTIC RED-FIGURE VESSEL FRAGMENT

Circa 5th-4th Century B.C.

Showing the lower section of legs from three different figures, one pair

partially covered by a tunic, a band of rays emanating from below,

16.5cm long

Provenance: English private collection, acquired on the Paris art market

in the 1980s.

£80-£120

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181

182

180

A GREEK RED-FIGURE BELL KRATER

Apulia, circa 4th Century B.C.

Enlivened with white slip, showing on side (a) a seated nude male figure

holding a spear, facing a draped young woman proffering a patera, and

on side (b) a couple of conversing draped youths, one holding a staff,

both scenes on a ground line of waves, with palmettes below the

handles, a band a laurel below the rim, 29cm high

Provenance: with John A. Badman, The Monarch, Glastonbury, in the

1970s.

£2,000-£3,000

181

A GREEK RED-FIGURE LEKANIS

Apulian, circa 4th Century B.C.

The lid showing two female profile heads separated by palmettes, the

knop at the top decorated with rays, lid and body not belonging, 23.5cm

diam incl. handles

Provenance: English private collection, Sussex, acquired in the 1990s.

£100-£200

182

A GREEK LEKANIS BODY

Circa 4th Century B.C.

Black glazed, with old collection label ‘Bateman Collection P.I. 63’,

20.5cm diam excl. handles

Provenance: UK private collection, acquired in the 1930s by the

owner’s grandfather, H.G. Ramsell (d.1960), Wolverhampton, thence by

descent.

£100-£200

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184

185

183

A ROMAN LIMESTONE MALE PORTRAIT HEAD

Circa 2nd Century A.D.

Possibly from a large relief, the back flat and unworked, depicting a man

with full beard, pronounced cheekbones and curly hair falling over the

forehead, 23cm high

Provenance: John Marriott (1921-2007) Collection, London, formed

prior to 1980. Accompanied by an invoice from Asprey London for

mounting the head on the green calf leather plinth, dated 13 June 1975,

and by a photograph of the head displayed in John Marriott’s house

dated 1 September 1991.

£800-£1,200

184

THREE ROMANO-EGYPTIAN TERRACOTTA FIGURES

Circa 1st Century B.C./A.D.

Including a figure of squatting Harpocrates holding a jar, another bust of

Harpocrates with a crown holding a jar, and a head of Isis-Aphrodite,

7cm-9cm high; together with an After the Antique terracotta theatre

mask, 11.5cm high (4)

Provenance: John Marriott (1921-2007) Collection, London, formed

prior to 1980.

£150-£200

185

A CANOSAN TERRACOTTA PATERA

Circa 4th Century B.C.

The handle in the shape of a nude caryatid, the arms raised to support

the shallow bowl, 40cm long incl. handle

Provenance: Bonhams, 25 November 1998, lot 92 (part)

£200-£300

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187

186

186

A ROMAN RED SLIP WARE DISH

Circa 4th-5th Century A.D.

The tondo decorated a five-pointed star within a series of concentric

circles, 32cm diam

Provenance: English private collection, Cambridgeshire, acquire prior

to 2000.

£200-£300

187

A GROUP OF GREEK TERRACOTTA VESSELS

South Italy, circa 5th-3rd Century B.C.

Including a Gnathian krater, decorated in white slip with a swan, the foot

missing, and a black-glazed dish; a Hellenistic krater and a doublehandled

jar; a Daunian trozella and a fragmentary olla; and a

fragmentary terracotta boar figurine, 7.5cm-27cm high (7)

Provenance: English private family collection, Mr R. E., acquired in the

1970s.

£300-£500

188

A ROMAN BRONZE CHARIOT REIN GUIDE

Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.

In the shape of two panthers, each resting its paw on a roundel

decorated with a male head in relief wearing the Phrygian cap, with

incised details of the panthers’ fur, the large eyes hollow for nowmissing

inlays, 14cm long

Provenance: English private collection, purchased from Artemission,

London, in 2011. Previously on the London art market in 2000.

£2,000-£3,000

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191

190

192

189

A ROMAN BRONZE CHARIOT FITTING

Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

In the shape of a bust of male slave, the rein guide projecting from the

back in the shape of a thumb, 7.5cm high

Provenance: English private collection, London, acquired in the 1990s.

£200-£300

190

A ROMAN TINNED BRONZE MIRROR

Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

Decorated on one side with concentric grooves, body and handle

possibly not belonging, 23cm high

Provenance: English private collection, purchased from Gerhard Hirsch

nachfolger, Munich, in the 1990s.

£250-£350

191

TWELVE ROMAN BRONZE BROOCHES

Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.

Including two disc brooches with millefiori enamel inlay, one in the

shape of a horse, a double-crossbow fibula, and other openwork

examples, 2.2cm-3.6cm long (12)

Provenance: German private collection of Mr V.K., Munich, acquired

prior 2000.

£300-£400

192

A GROUP OF ROMAN AND BYZANTINE BRONZE, LEAD AND IRON

ARTEFACTS

Circa 1st-8th Century A.D.

Including a Romano-British appliqué in the shape of a theatre mask

found near Bath, a cross-bow fibula, a round brooch with blue enamel

decoration, two cylindrical furniture attachments, an iron blade found at

Owmby, Lincolnshire, two Roman lead seals, five other Roman bronze

items; and a Byzantine oil lamps with a square weight, 3cm-15cm long

(15)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr M. Vaughan, London,

formed in the 1970s-1980s.

£200-£300

193

THREE MISCELLANEOUS ANTIQUITIES

Circa 1st Millennium B.C. - 2nd Century A.D.

Including a Celtic bronze torque, of twisted form, the terminals in the

shape of hooves, Central European, circa early 1st Millennium B.C.,

9.2cm wide; a Greek terracotta figurine of a bull, Boeotian, circa 6th

Century B.C., 7.5cm long; and a small Roman marble female head,

circa 1st-2nd Century A.D., 5.3cm high (3)

Provenance: the Celtic torque, Michael Poulson (1947-1997) Collection,

member of the Glass Circle, acquired in Berlin circa 1992-1995. The

other two, English private collection, purchased at Phillips, London,

circa 1990.

£200-£300

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194

A MISCELLANEOUS GROUP OF ANCIENT ARTEFACTS

Circa 1st Millennium B.C. - 5th Century A.D.

Including a bronze Luristan vessel, a Palestinian pinched oil lamp, a

Roman oil lamp moulded with a grotesque face and a Byzantine oil

lamp, 7cm-9.5cm long; together with three Roman coins, three weights,

a ring and a Chinese pottery incense burner (13)

Provenance: English private deceased estate, formed in the 1960s.

£100-£200

195

A GROUP OF ANCIENT COINS

Including a silver Athenian tetradrachm impressed with the city’s owl, a

large number of Roman and Byzantine bronze coins and some later

examples (a lot)

194

Provenance: English private collection, Mr & Mrs Balfour-Paul, acquired

whilst working in the Middle East between the 1960s and the early

1970s.

£100-£200

196

A MISCELLANEOUS GROUP OF ANCIENT ARTEFACTS

Including two Roman bronze fibulae, one decorated with enamel inlays,

circa 2nd Century A.D., 5cm-9.5cm; a small Greek terracotta seated

goddess, circa 4th Century B.C., 8.5cm high; a Chinese glazed pottery

figure, Tang Period, 19.5cm high; two Pre Columbian terracotta heads,

3cm-5.5cm high; a Trilobite fossil, 7.5cm long; and a terracotta oil lamp

and female figure, Not Ancient (9)

195

Provenance: English private collection, acquired on the London market

in the 1990s.

£100-£200

197

FOUR MARBLE FRAGMENTS

Including two architectural fragments, a tight possibly from an Eros, and

another, 6.5cm-13cm long (4)

Provenance: acquired on the London market in the 1980s.

£50-£80

198

A GROUP OF MISCELLANEOUS ANCIENT ARTEFACTS

Including a group of Roman red slip ware terracotta fragments, circa

3rd-4th Century A.D.; a Romano-Egyptian terracotta horse figure, circa

1st Century B.C./A.D., 16cm long; two Egyptian bronze fragments of

Osiris, Late Period, 7.5cm-15cm long; and various other terracotta,

bronze and glass items and fragments, some Not Ancient (a lot)

Provenance: English private collection, London, acquired between the

1980s and early 2000s.

£50-£80

196

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200

202

203

199

A GROUP OF MISCELLANEOUS AUCTION CATALOGUES

Including assorted Bonhams Antiquities catalogues between 2003-

2015; ten various Tribal Art sale catalogues from Bonhams, Sotheby’s

and Christie’s; and various other sale catalogues including Sotheby’s 18

November 1991, The William E. Wiltshire Collection; Sotheby’s 13 May

1994, Photographic Images; Sotheby’s 18 December 1990, Japanese

Prints (58)

£20-£30

200

AN ETRUSCAN AGATE SCARAB

Circa 4th Century B.C.

Naturalistically carved with detailed wing-case, pierced vertically, the

underside engraved with a satyr resting underneath a tree over a mound

of rocks, playing the aulos in front of a herm with horned head, within a

rope-twist border, the carving possibly added later, 18mm long

Provenance: English private family collection, London, acquired in the

1970s.

£300-£500

201

TWO HELLENISTIC GOLD EARRINGS

Circa 3rd-2nd Century B.C.

One example with a hollow-cast terminal in the shape of a bull’s head,

the other with a lion’s head terminal, both decorated on the neck with

filigree, the hoop composed of twisted wire, 2.9cm-4cm long (2)

Provenance: English private collection, acquired at a regional auction

house in the early 2000s.

£300-£500

202

A PAIR OF ROMAN GOLD AND GLASS EARRINGS

Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

The hoop earrings decorated with a pendant of two glass beads and a

hollow gold prismatic bead, 3cm long (2)

Provenance: English private collection, acquired on the London art

market in the 1990s.

£150-£250

203

A PAIR OF PARTHIAN GOLD EARRINGS

Iran, circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

Hollow-cast, boat-shaped with a hinged hoop, decorated with lines of

granulation and clusters of spheres, with modern studs, each approx

2.3cm long (2)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr H. Shaida, acquired in the

1980s, thence by descent.

£400-£600

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206

207

204

A ROMAN GOLD AND CARNELIAN INTAGLIO RING

Circa 2nd Century A.D.

The solid-cast gold hoop set with an oval gem, finely carved with a deer

grazing, with long branched horns, 14mm width of intaglio, ring size ‘S’

Provenance: German private collection of Mr V.K., Munich, acquired

prior 2000.

£2,000-£3,000

205

A GOLD AND CARNELIAN INTAGLIO RING

The hollow-cast hoop set with an oval gem engraved with a female

profile portrait bust, ring size ‘O’, 19mm length of intaglio

Provenance: English private collection, acquired at a regional auction

house in the early 2000s.

£200-£300

206

A ROMAN GOLD, GARNET AND GLASS RING

Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

With a flat hoop and triple bezel with two garnets and a central blue

glass gem, ring size ‘M’

Provenance: German private collection of Mr V.K., Munich, acquired

prior 2000.

£450-£550

207

A COLLECTION OF GLASS AND HARDSTONE BEADS

Including a selection of Roman, Islamic and African trade glass beads;

Mesopotamian and Ancient Near Eastern banded agate beads; small

Sasanian carnelian seal engraved with a winged horse; an Islamic

carnelian seal with script; four necklaces composed of Egyptian

turquoise glazed composition tubular and mummy beads and red coral

beads, and an Egyptian terracotta mould; a large number of Idar-

Oberstein carnelian trade faceted beads (a lot)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr & Mrs Balfour-Paul, acquired

whilst working in the Middle East between the 1960s and the early

1970s.

£200-£300

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208

211

210

The following eight lots (208-215) are from the estate of the late

William Welsh Robson (1944-2012), London, formed through

several surveys with the metal detector around London and Kent in

the late 1970s-2000s.

208

A GROUP OF BRITISH BRONZE ARTEFACTS

Bronze Age, circa 1200-800 B.C.

Including a large pin with melon terminal and perforation at the centre of

the shaft, finely engraved with diagonal lines, 19.5cm long; a dagger

with flanged hilt, 26cm long; two socketed axehead fragments and

another partly melted example, 6cm-9cm long; an arrowhead and the

tip of a sword (7)

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London.

The dagger found around Otford, Kent, in 1975 during the excavations

for the M25 motorway.

The pin and axehead recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme

respectively as LON-6A4DF5 and LON-E59816.

£200-£300

209

A ROMANO-BRITISH BRONZE FIGURINE OF HERMES

Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.

The deity depicted reclining wearing the petasos and holding the

caduceus and the bag of money, 5.2cm long

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London.

Found in Eynsford, Kent, recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme

as LON-B48905.

£150-£250

210

TWO ROMANO-BRITISH BRONZE FIGURINES

Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.

Including a horse with bridles and trappings around the neck, 6.3cm

long; and a handle decorated in the shape of a seated dog wearing a

thick collar, with incised details of the fur, possibly a wax spatula, 7.3cm

long (2)

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London.

The dog found in Eynsford, Kent, recorded with the Portable Antiquities

Scheme as LON-B49F72.

£250-£350

211

A ROMANO-BRITISH BRONZE OINOCHOE

Circa 2nd Century A.D.

The squat body on slightly raised flat foot and flaring mouth, the handle

decorated with raised chevrons and an ivy-shaped terminal, 15.5cm

high

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London.

Found around Otford, Kent, in 1975 during the excavations for the M25

motorway.

£300-£500

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215

214

212

A COLLECTION OF ROMANO-BRITISH MISCELLANEOUS ARTEFACTS

Circa 1st-3rd Century A.D.

Including four bronze vessel feet in the shape of a paw, 4cm-7cm long;

a vessel handle escutcheon decorated with a face, 12cm wide; a patera

handle with ram’s head terminal, 10cm long; a figurine of a panther, a

theatre mask appliqué, a griffin protome, 3.1cm-4.2cm long; an

enamelled disc brooch and five other fibulae; a silver horseshoe

pendant, 2.5cm wide; two lead plumb bobs one in the shape of an

amphora; two terracotta oil lamps and other vessels (a lot)

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London. Several of the finds recorded with the Portable Antiquities

Scheme.

£200-£300

213

A HISPANO-VISIGOTHIC BRONZE BUCKLE PLATE

Circa 600-720 A.D.

Of rectangular shape with a rounded short side, with four projecting

knobs and two lugs for attachment, decorated with incised abstract

motifs composed of two drop-shaped areas and scrolling within, 7cm

long

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London. Found on the outskirts of London and recorded with the

Portable Antiquities Scheme as LON-8577D6.

Exhibited: on loan to the Museum of London in 2006.

Literature: this buckle plate belongs to Ripoll’s type G2, which is very

common in South Spain and Portugal. There is only one other recorded

example of this type ever found in England. Cf. G. Ripoll Lopez,

Toreutica de la Betica, Barcelona, 1998, figs. 16, 22, 63-66, pls. 26-27.

£300-£500

214

A COLLECTION OF BRITISH MEDIEVAL AND LATER ARTEFACTS

Anglo-Saxon Period to Victorian

Including two Medieval lead pilgrim’s ampullae, 4cm-5cm long; two lead

spindle whorls, three cross pendants, and a star from ceiling

decoration; a Medieval bronze double-disc mirror, 4.3cm long; seven

early Medieval and Anglo-Saxon brooches including one enamelled

example, 2.3cm-6.4cm long; an Anglo-Saxon bronze buckle, 5.1cm

long; three mosaic glass beads; two fob seals and other bronze and

terracotta items (a lot)

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London. Several of the finds recorded with the Portable Antiquities

Scheme.

£100-£200

215

A MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION OF COINS, SEALS AND

IMPRESSIONS

Including seven Celtic coins, one silver unit of Eisu, ruler of the Dobunni,

two other silver coins and three bronze Potin coins; a Roman sestertius

from the reign of Claudius, another example issued by Constantius, a

dupondius of Hadrian and three more examples; a silver Anglo-Saxon

coin; a collection of Post-Medieval coins and lead seals, a framed

collection of Jetons from Europe, a framed display of wax seals, and

other weights (a lot)

Provenance: deceased estate of William Welsh Robson (1944-2012),

London.

The Constantius coin accompanied by a letter from the Museum of

London dated 1 November 1979. Several other coins recorded with the

Portable Antiquities Scheme.

£100-£200

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219

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220

Other Properties

216

A GROUP OF ANCIENT AND

ETHNOGRAPHIC FLINT IMPLEMENTS

Including sixteen British and French

implements, Paleolithic to Neolithic Period,

including a white stone oval axe from Cissbury

Rings, 19.5cm long, three tools labelled

‘Cromer foreshore’, an implement inscribed

‘Abbeville’, 16cm long, and other examples,

some inscribed with find-spot; two Ethiopian

stone axes inscribed ‘Melke Simbule’; a Native

American grooved axe, with label ‘Ohio River

Banks’, 11cm long; thirty-two arrowheads from

Labrador in a collector’s case, collected by

W.T. Grenfell, June 1902, 18mm-60mm long; a

Japanese polished axehead fragment

inscribed ‘Hokkaido Japan’, 7cm long; a schist

polished axehead, marked ‘R.8091 1936’,

12cm long; seven flints in envelopes from the

Guildford Museum, 2.8cm-3.2cm long (a lot)

Provenance: English private collection. The

Labrador flints and Japanese axe, Bonhams,

13 October 2006, lot 448 (part), Dr Basil

Woodd Walker Collection, formed before 1929.

The Ethiopian flints, R. Erskine Collection. The

Native American axe and schist polished axe,

purchased from Finch & Co, circa 1990.

£300-£500

217

THREE FLINT TOOLS

Neolithic Period, circa 4th-2nd Millennium B.C.

Including two Central European polished

axeheads, 12.3cm and 17.4cm long; and a

French flint core, caramel-coloured and

worked all over, 22.5cm long (3)

Provenance: the polished axeheads, Michael

Poulson (1947-1997) Collection, member of

the Glass Circle, acquired in Berlin in 1995,

reputedly from a German 19th Century

collection. The flint core, field-walking find, Le

Grand-Pressigny region, circa 1980.

£150-£200

218

A BRITISH BRONZE SOCKETED GOUGE

Late Bronze Age, circa 900-700 B.C.

With curved cutting edge and slightly flaring

socket, 7.8cm long

Provenance: English private collection,

purchased from Dix Noonan Webb in the late

1990s.

£200-£300

219

A BRITISH BRONZE AXE HEAD

Late Bronze Age, circa 1000-700 B.C.

With curved flaring cutting edge, round socket

and loop, 10cm long

Provenance: English private collection,

London, acquired in the 1990s.

£200-£300

220

THREE BRITISH BRONZE WEAPONS

Late Bronze Age, circa 1000-700 B.C.

Including a fine tinned axe head with loop,

molded on each face with three ribs ending in

a round pellet, 10cm long; another example of

square cross-section, 7.5cm long; and a spear

head fragment, 7cm long (3)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr M.

Vaughan, London, formed in the 1970s-1980s.

The fragmentary example with label inscribed

‘Ex McAlpine’.

£200-£300

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223

222

221

A LARGE EUROPEAN BRONZE COMPOSITE SPECTACLE BROOCH

Late Bronze Age, circa 12th-8th Century B.C.

Composed of a central element consisting of a single wire worked into a

long pin, spring, hook and large spiral catch-plate, with four smaller

spirals attached to either side of the bow, 20cm long

Provenance: Nicholas Wright Collection, UK. Purchased from Maurice

Braham in the 1980s.

£4,000-£6,000

223

A EUROPEAN BRONZE TWISTED TORQUE

Late Bronze Age, circa 8th-7th Century B.C.

The twisted body tapering towards the curled terminals, 23.5cm diam

Provenance: Nicholas Wright Collection, UK. Purchased from Maurice

Braham in the 1980s.

£300-£400

222

A EUROPEAN BRONZE ARMLET

Late Bronze Age, circa 8th-7th Century B.C.

Of penannular shape, decorated with incised bands and chevrons,

10cm wide

Provenance: Nicholas Wright Collection, UK. Purchased from Maurice

Braham in the 1980s.

£150-£250

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224

A EUROPEAN BRONZE SPECTACLE ORNAMENT

Bronze Age, circa 15th-11th Century B.C.

Composed of a single wire worked into two spirals,

10.5cm wide

Provenance: Nicholas Wright Collection, UK.

Purchased from Maurice Braham in the 1980s.

£400-£600

225

225

TWO BYZANTINE GLAZED SGRAFFITO BOWLS

Circa 12th-14th Century A.D.

Barnacle encrusted, decorated with incised stylised

sun with rays on pale green ground, 26cm-27cm

diam (2)

Provenance: English private collection, purchased

from Gerhard Hirsch nachfolger, Munich, in the

1990s. Previously old German collection.

£300-£400

226

THIRTEEN LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE

BRONZE BUCKLES

Circa 4th-9th Century A.D.

With loop and tongue, decorated with openwork

crosses and geometric motifs, with hoops on the

underside, 3cm-7cm long (13)

226

Provenance: Silk Collection, London, formed in the

1950s.

£180-£220

227

A BYZANTINE BRONZE TERMINAL

Circa 6th-8th Century A.D. In the shape of a bird,

possibly an eagle, with incised details of the

plumage, 4.5cm long

Provenance: Hayford Peirce (1885-1946)

Collection, Paris and Bangor, Maine, formed in the

1910s-1930s, thence by descent.

£100-£200

227

228

A BYZANTINE BRONZE PROCESSIONAL CROSS

HOLDER

Circa 6th-8th Century A.D.

15cm high

Provenance: Ian Roper Collection, London, circa

1985.

£50-£100

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229

A NURISTAN DRUM, AFGHANISTAN

The body of the drum carved out of one piece of wood, decorated with

two rows of encircled eight-pointed stars, on four legs carved with

triangles along the borders, the goat hide drumhead attached to the

body with wood pegs, 51cm high

Provenance: Pinto Collection, Paris and New York. Sotheby’s, New

York, 14 May 2010, lot 81.

£2,000-£3,000

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231

233

232

230

A NAGA WARRIOR’S SHAWL, INDIA

Dyed in black, with beige stripes along the long sides, embroidered with

cowrie shells forming twenty circles, with rows of small squares of red

dyed fibre, possibly dog hair, fringes on both sides, 108cm x 155cm

Literature: the number of circles are a reference to the number of

banquets the owner has hosted to celebrate a victory.

£100-£150

234

231

FOUR NAGA ARTEFACTS, INDIA

Including a small wood charm in the shape of a human head, 8.5cm

long; a pair of shell ear ornaments with dotted decoration along the

edge, 7cm diam; a bone sceptre with brass terminals, 34cm long; and

an Indian brass lock in the shape of a dog or lion, 11cm long (5)

£80-£120

232

FIVE BRONZE ‘OPIUM’ WEIGHTS, BURMA

Circa late 18th-19th Century

The largest in the shape of a lion with over-arching handle, the others

depicting another lion, two ducks and a hybrid figure half human and

half bird, 2cm-5.5cm high (5)

£80-£120

233

A COLLECTION OF SILVER ETHNOGRAPHIC RINGS

With examples from Ethiopia, India and Afghanistan, ring size between

‘J’ and ‘W’ (21)

£100-£150

234

THREE LAHU HILL TRIBE SILVER NECK RINGS, THAILAND

Solid-cast, two examples with flattened back-turned terminals with

incised decoration, another example with square cross-section and

punched decoration, 13cm-17cm wide (3)

Provenance: English private collection, Mr & Mrs Balfour-Paul, acquired

in the 1970s.

Literature: for a similar example of neck rings with back-turned ends

used as barter items, cf. C.J. Opitz, An Ethnographic Study of Traditional

Money, Ocala, 2000, p.284.

£100-£150

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237

238

236

235

TWO WAYANG GOLEK PUPPETS, INDONESIA

With articulated head and arms connected to rods, with batik fabric

dresses, 43cm-44cm high (2)

Provenance: French private collection, purchased from Galerie

Duperrier, Paris, in the 1960s.

£100-£150

236

SIX NECKLACES AND ORNAMENTS, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Including a pendant of cowrie shells and boar tusks, a teeth necklace, a

boar tusks necklace, and three cowrie shell necklaces, together with an

elephant tooth, approx. 11cm-36cm long (7)

£80-£120

237

A ‘KINA’ SHELL CURRENCY PENDANT, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

The shell pendant attached to a rope necklace, 19.5cm long

£100-£150

238

A ‘KINA’ SHELL CURRENCY PENDANT, HIGHLANDS, PAPUA NEW

GUINEA

The sickle-shaped mother of pearl pendant dyed with red pigment,

attached to woven band, 20.5cm wide

£100-£150

239

TWO SEPIK SHIELDS, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Of narrow oval shape, carved with stylised anthropomorphic faces,

decorated with white, red and blue pigment, a handle carved at the

back, 77cm and 94cm long (2)

Provenance: Lewis Way Collection, England, acquired whilst travelling

in the 1960s, thence by descent. Lewis Way was a psychologist,

member of the Adlerian Society and author of many academic

publications.

£150-£200

240

TWO ‘BLAAL’ ANCESTOR FIGURES, SEPIK REGION, PAPUA NEW

GUINEA

With typical projecting beak-like mouth and pointed headdress, 35cm

and 43cm high (2)

£100-£150

241

A PAINTED BARK CLOTH PANEL, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Decorated with repeated cross motifs, 156.5cm x 84cm

£100-£200

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243

244

245

242

A WOOD ‘ULA’ CLUB, FIJI ISLANDS

The lower section of the handle decorated with incised zig zag motifs,

40cm long

£100-£200

243

TWO ABORIGINAL BOOMERANGS, AUSTRALIA

58cm and 84cm long (2)

£80-£120

244

FOUR POLYNESIAN ARTEFACTS

Including a coconut wood fish hook, Gambier Islands, 6cm long;

together with three combs, the multiple wood points bound in woven

fibres, 11.5cm-12cm long; together with another comb, 12.5cm long (5)

Provenance: Bonhams, 21 January 2009, lot 864 (part). H.D. Collings

Collection.

£200-£300

245

A BRONZE BUST OF HORI NGAKAPA TE WHANAUNGA, NEW

ZEALAND

On a wood plinth with a plaque reading ‘Hori Ngakapa Te Whanaunga.

This warrior chief was one of the leaders in the attack on the British

escort at Martin’s Farm, Great South Road. 17th July 1863. His brave

wife, Hera Puna, accompanied him on the warpath’, 16.5cm high

£100-£200

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247

248

249

246

A MAORI ‘MERE POUNAMU’ GREENSTONE SHORT CLUB, NEW

ZEALAND

With stepped rounded pommel, pierced for suspension, 33cm long

£400-£600

247

A LARGE MAORI ‘WAKAHUIA’ FEATHER BOX, NEW ZEALAND

Of elliptical shape, the lid with central ridge in the shape of two

anthropomorphic figures, decorated on each side with two large heads,

the tongue sticking out, the round eyes inlaid with paua shell, the same

intricate decoration repeated on the body, supported by two feet in the

shape of kneeling figures, 38cm long

£300-£500

248

A MAORI ‘WAKAHUIA’ FEATHER BOX, NEW ZEALAND

The lid decorated with a face with the tongue sticking out at either

side, the rest intricately carved, with round paua shell inlays,

supported by two feet in the shape of janiform heads, 30cm long

£150-£250

249

A MAORI DANCE PADDLE, NEW ZEALAND

The leaf-shaped section carved on one side with a tiki head, the

tongue sticking out and the eyes inlaid with paua shell roundels, the

other side with an incised geometric pattern, the terminal carved with

a suspension hoop and shell inlays, 61cm long

£300-£500

250

THREE MAORI TIKI IDOLS, NEW ZEALAND (3)

£50-£80

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251

251

A SAMI BONE SPOON, SCANDINAVIA

With openwork handle, the bowl decorated with an engraved caribou,

9.5cm long

254

Provenance: Bonhams, 21 January 2009, lot 864 (part). D.W. Collings

Collection, acquired in 1933. Then by descent to H.D. Collings.

£150-£200

252

A PAIR OF CREE SNOW SHOES, CANADA

Composed of bent wood, woven thread and hide strings, 85cm long (2)

£80-£120

253

HENRY NAPARTUK, Inuit (1932 - 1985), ‘Eskimo and Walrus’

24cm x 15.5cm, framed and glazed

£40-£60

254

A LA TOLITA TERRACOTTA OCARINA, ECUADOR

In the shape of a monkey, with large round eyes and wide grin, 8cm

high; together with another Pre-Columbian style terracotta figure and

jade axe (3)

255

Provenance: English private collection, Mr M. Vaughan, London,

formed in the 1970s-1980s.

£80-£120

255

THREE PRE-COLUMBIAN POTTERY FRAGMENTS, MEXICO

Including a plaque showing a priest’s head, wearing a ‘butterfly’

headdress, Teotihuacan, 6.7cm wide; a doll’s head with well-defined

features, Teotihuacan, mounted on a Mexican silver brooch, 3.5cm high;

and a clay head of a cat or chihuahua, 3cm high (3)

256

Provenance: the plaque fragment, John Sandon Collection, received as

gift from Hasso von Winning, expert in Pre-Columbian pottery, circa

1978.

£100-£150

256

A PRE-COLUMBIAN POTTERY ZOOMORPHIC BOWL, COSTA RICA

In the form of a jaguar, with applied snarling head, four paws and tail,

decorated with red slip, circa 6th-10th Century A.D., 10cm long

Provenance: Henry Sandon Collection, England, acquired in the 1960s.

£50-£80

257

A CHANCAY POTTERY FIGURE, PERU

With wide face and tall headdress, the short arms spread open, all

details added in umber paint, 16cm high

Provenance: English private collection, Mr & Mrs Balfour-Paul, acquired

in the 1970s.

£150-£250

257

258

TWO PRE COLUMBIAN STYLE TERRACOTTA FIGURES

A Colima-style seated male figure with a bowl on the shoulder, 25cm

high; and a Jalisco-style figure with high headdress, 29.5cm high (2)

Provenance: French private collection, purchased from Galerie

Duperrier, Paris, in the 1960s.

£50-£80

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260

261

262

263

264

259

A LARGE FANG MASK, GABON

56cm long

£100-£200

260

A DAN PASSPORT MASK, IVORY COAST

14.5cm high

£80-£120

261

A LARGE BAMANA ‘CHI-WARA’ ANTELOPE DANCE

CREST, MALI

63.5cm high

£100-£200

262

A MOSSI ‘WAN-NYAKA’ ANTELOPE MASK, BURKINA

FASO

With long ears, short horns and elongated muzzle,

decorated in red, black and white, 88cm high

£100-£200

263

A DOGON TOGUNA HOUSEPOST, MALI

Decorated with three small figures in relief on one side

and a large male figure on the other, 129cm high

£100-£200

264

A DOGON SEATED FEMALE FIGURE, MALI

28cm high

£150-£250

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266

269

267

268

270

265

A FANG MALE RELIQUARY FIGURE, GABON

54.5cm high

£80-£120

266

TWO AFRICAN ARTEFACTS

Including a Yoruba Ogboni society mask, Nigeria, 21cm high; and a

Senufo female figure, Ivory Coast, 21.5cm high (2)

Provenance: French private collection, purchased from Galerie

Duperrier, Paris, in the 1960s.

£100-£200

267

THREE AFRICAN ARTEFACTS

Including a Fon seated male figure, Benin, 23.5cm high; a Baule ‘blolo

bla’ female spouse figure, Ivory Coast, 24cm high; and a South African

beaded figure of a horse (3)

268

A SAPI-GREBO ‘NOMOLI’ STONE FIGURE, SIERRA LEONE

23.5cm high

Provenance: acquired by the owner in West Africa in the 1970s.

£100-£200

269

A FON IRON MEMORIAL ALTARPIECE, BENIN

The circular base supporting a central seat surrounded with crosses, an

alligator, a large hand holding a thunder and others, 58cm high

£100-£150

270

THREE HIMBA ITEMS, NAMIBIA

Including a beaded necklace, another pendant with metal beads, and

double bone container (3)

£80-£120

Provenance: French private collection, purchased from Galerie

Duperrier, Paris, in the 1960s.

£100-£200

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273

274

272

271

FOUR IRON ‘HOE MONEY’ PIECES, NIGERIA

Each piece approx 98cm x 68cm (4)

Provenance: Phillips, New York, 30 September 2007, The Robert Wilson

Loft Sale, lot 728.

£800-£1,200

272

TWO AFRICAN FIGURES

Including a Yoruba female figure with child, Nigeria, 67cm high; and a

head crest with zoomorphic figure, Cameroon, 71cm high (2)

£100-£200

273

A LARGE YORUBA MALE FIGURE, NIGERIA

102cm high

£100-£200

274

A YORUBA MALE HUNTER FIGURE, NIGERIA

Depicted with a high zoomorphic headdress, 97cm high

£100-£200

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277

278

275

A MANGBETU IRON AND IVORY ‘TRUMBASH’ CEREMONIAL KNIFE,

SUDAN

The sickle-shaped blade set in an ivory handle decorated with grooves

and dot-and-circle motifs, 33cm long

Literature: Trumbash knives were used both as a symbol of rank and as

currency. Copper or brass blades were reserved for the aristocracy and

examples of iron with ivory handle, such as this one, were only for the

most important members of the royal family. For a discussion of

trumbash knives, cf. C.J. Opitz, An Ethnographic Study of Traditional

Money, Ocala, 2000, p.357.

£100-£200

276

A MANGBETU IRON AND WOOD ‘TRUMBASH’ CEREMONIAL

DAGGER, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

The typical sickle-shaped blade set on a wood hilt, the pommel in the

shape of a stylised head, 40cm long

£100-£200

277

THREE MANGBETU IRON AND WOOD ‘TRUMBASH’ CEREMONIAL

DAGGERS, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

With sickle-shaped blade set on wood hilt, one example with the

pommel in the shape of a stylised head, 33cm-38cm long (3)

£100-£200

278

A GROUP OF VARIOUS IRON BLADES, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

CONGO

Including three throwing knives, two swords, two spear heads, and a

sword with curved blade, some decorated with incised geometric

motifs, 43.5cm-69.5cm long; and three iron and wood weapons

including a broad sword with wood scabbard, an axe with the shaft in

the shape of a human head; and a sword sickle, the hilt in the shape of

a male figure with crest headdress, a lizard resting on his belly, 44cm-

65cm long (11)

£100-£150

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281

282 283

279

A SONGYE MALE ‘KEFWEBE’ MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

CONGO

With a raffia collar and woven fibre at the back, 54cm high

£200-£300

280

A SONGYE MALE ‘KEFWEBE’ MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

CONGO

53cm high

£200-£300

282

A HEMBE MONKEY MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

25cm high

£100-£200

283

A KUBA MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

29.5cm high

£100-£200

281

A SONGYE FEMALE ‘KEFWEBE’ MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

CONGO

42cm high

£200-£300

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286 287 288

284

A KUBA ‘MUKIEEM’ HELMET MASK, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

CONGO

46cm high

Provenance: William Peters (1923-2014) Collection, London and Deal,

formed in the 1950s-1980s.

£80-£120

285

TWO FETISH FIGURES, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Including a Songye fetish ‘nkisi, 31.5cm high; and a Kusu male power

half figure ‘kakudji, 34cm high (2)

£80-£120

286

A CHOKWE STAFF FINIAL, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Reduced in length, the finial in the shape of an ancestor figure with

typical elaborate headdress, adorned with glass beads around the neck

and waist, 46cm high

£80-£120

287

A LUBA COMB, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

With eleven teeth, the handle decorated with a seated embracing

couple, the man adorned with a glass bead necklace, remains of black

pigment, 27.5cm high

£100-£150

288

A WOOD FEMALE FIGURE, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Possibly Pende, with scarification marks on face and body, 30cm high

£80-£120

289

A SONGYE FIGURE ON A HORN, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF

CONGO

45.5cm long

£80-£120

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291

293

292

290

THREE WOOD PIPES, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Including a Lulua pipe in the shape of an open hand, and two other

examples decorated with brass, bone and horn elements, 35cm-52cm

long (3)

£80-£120

291

TWO WOOD FIGURES, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Including a Songye janiform figure with two grimacing heads, 30cm

long; and a group representing a woman giving birth to a baby in the

breech position, the midwife pulling the baby’s feet, 20cm long; together

with a pair of toe peg sandals, 26cm long; a small hide drum, a basketry

container, possibly a baby crib, and a wood container (7)

£100-£150

292

TWO MASAI HIDE SHIELDS, KENYA

With traditional painted decoration, 120cm and 134cm high (2)

£150-£250

293

A ZULU MARRIED WOMAN’S HAT, SOUTH AFRICA

The ring-shaped woven plant fibre base covered in red-dyed fabric,

42.5cm diam

£200-£300

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294

297

296

294

THREE AFRICAN MASKS

26cm-59cm high (3)

£100-£150

295

THREE AFRICAN MASKS

31.5cm-44cm high (3)

£100-£150

296

TWO AFRICAN MASKS

Including a Chokwe mask, and another example, Democratic Republic

of Congo, both approx 40cm high (2)

£100-£200

297

FOUR AFRICAN MASKS

Including a Nunuma mask, Burkina Faso, two masks from Cameroon

and another from the Congo, 39cm-51cm high (4)

£200-£300

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Asian Art

Monday 14 November 2016

CONSIGNMENTS INVITED

Deadline: 15 September 2016

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A CHINESE JADE CARVING OF ZHOU TANZI.

Ming Dynasty.

10.5cm H.

Provenance: Bernard Buckman Collection, acquired from Yuan Feng

& Co in 1961.

£6,000 – 8,000


European

Works of Art

& Clocks

13 September 2016

at 2.30pm

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A FINE LOUIS XVI PERIOD GILT

AND PATINATED BRONZE AND

WHITE MARBLE FIGURAL MANTEL

CLOCK 'LOVES TRIUMPH'

£5000-7000


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