A fine Ancient Roman redware jug, with a rounded plain body and long neck. The top of the neck leads to a simple, slightly out-turned rim. Two handles, the outsides of which are also decorated with a palm frond design, have been applied from the middle of the neck to the body. The jug terminates on a small ring foot.
A tall oinochoe in coarse grey-ware with a trefoil shaped lip. A single handle extends from the edge of the rim to the waist of the vessel. A series of shallow parallel grooves around the neck add a further groove around the rim provide the only decoration and the vessel stands on a flat base. A relatively inexpensive example of the type.
A dark bronze model of a cantering horse. The horse is advancing left with its head is held high upon a long neck. A series of grooves at the top of the head and down the neck picks out the horse’s mane; further engraved lines depict the horse’s bridle and tail. This incised decoration is found on either side of the object, which is almost flat though slightly curved.
An Egyptian cosmetic jar made in alabaster, used for storing ointments. The large, cylindrical body features two small lug handles to the sides and a slightly pinched neck. A lid would have originally been part of the jar, keeping any liquids inside fresh to use.
Hereby offered a large vase with seagulls designed by Charles Catteau.This rare and nicely designed vase with a backdrop of seagulls in full flight is executed in glazed white.The vase is in mint condition.A minuscule baking defect the size of a dot needs to be mentioned.Beautiful and rare version that is a must have for the passionate collector of the rich oeuvre of the most important Belgian master ceramist Charles Catteau.Description in the catalogue: Art Deco Ceramics by Marc Pairon.Mould nu
Rozenburg egg dish cup and saucer. Model saucer 239 cup 168. Diameter saucer 13 cm, height cup 5 cm. Year mark 1906. Work order no. 61. Painter's mark Sam Schellink. The saucer has a very small chip and the cup a hair line of 12 mm, see pictures. Art Nouveau & Art Deco---
A pale pink moulded terracotta statuette depicting a boy squatting. The details are quite worn but we can discern that he is naked and squatting on a rectangular base with his right leg drawn up, whilst his left leg is bent around in front of him. His left arm is by his side, the hand resting on the ground, and his right hand rests on his right knee. Mounted on a simple wood stand (height with stand 9.8 cms).
An Egyptian statuette of a shabti in bright blue faience with vivid black coloured hieroglyphics to the front and to the back. The statuette is in form of a mummy, displayed standing upright with both feet together and with hands crossed on the chest while holding a pair of A shaped hoes, tools necessary for agricultural work. This finely modelled shabti wears a tripartite wig, with locks of hair identified by incised lines.
André Delatte, Nancy Great master glass maker Art Deco periodLarge bowl in crystal / glassOn pedestal baseBlue tinted glassart deco decoration with frosted star.Signed Delatte NancyAndré Delatte (born in Chtenois in 1887 and died in 1953 in Toulouse) was a manufacturer, master glassmaker and founder of the Verreries de l'Est SA in 1921, whose workshops made artistic glassware for leading brand A. Delatte Nancy, in the Art nouveau or Art deco style. Size: Diameter: 41.5 cm7 cm highweight: 2832 gI
An Attic black-figure ceramic skyphos featuring a pedestal base, a bulbous body and two handles. A dark-coloured band decoration is visible on the base and on the vessel’s handle. The inside of the cup features a dark brown-red colour and a central circle of a light red colour. Skyphoi were used in Ancient Greece as a two-handled deep wine-cup.
A pale blue glazed composition amulet of the goddess Isis seated on a throne wearing a tripartite wig with throne symbol to the top; infant Horus seated on lap; sides of throne decorated with feather pattern; to the back a supporting pillar, pierced for suspension.
A highly ornate and elaborate Roman Oil lamp featuring a heart-shaped nozzle, wide decorated shoulders and a deep discus. The discus is decorated in relief with the figure of Serapis, on a throne, holding a long spear. The three- headed dog, Cerberus, sits beside him. Three concentric circles surround the discus scene. A large acanthus leaf handle has been placed to the rear. A maker’s mark decorates the flat bottom.
A finely crafted Greek terracotta figurine of a seated young man. The figure is shown bare chested, reclining with the left arm tense to support the body. The right arm rests lightly on the right knee. The youth appears wearing a long drape upon his shoulders.