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Greek and Roman Art: Mycenae to Byzantium

Jean-David Cahn AG Live Webcast Auction 14 Sep 2020 18:00 CEST (17:00 BST)

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Basel

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  • Switzerland

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Cypro-Archaic II ca. 600-480 B.C.. Terracotta. H. 10.8 cm. W. max. 5.2 cm Hand-modelled, cylindrical body flaring slightly towards the base. Hi...

Egypt, Old Kingdom, 1st-4th Dynasty ca. 3000-2500 B.C.. Calcite alabaster. H. 34.2 cm. W. max. (rim) 13.5 cm Tall, thick-walled, cylindrical ve...

Mycenaean 16th-13th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 3.6 cm. W. max. (with handle) 9.9 cm A shallow cup with burnished surface, broad everted rim, and eleg...

Mycenaean, LH IIIB 1300-1190 B.C.. Clay. H. 15.4 cm. W. (with handles) 16.3 cm A refined Mycenaean shape with close parallels in both terracott...

Greek, Boeotian Late Geometric; ca. late 8th century B.C.. Clay. H. 34.5 Ovoid body with tall neck and trefoil mouth. Buff fabric decorated wit...

Greek, Attic Late Geometric, 2nd half 8th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 8 cm A one-handled cup with globular lower body and subtly flaring, high walls. ...

Etruscan 6th - 5th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. (with handles) 14 cm; H. (at rim) 9.5 cm; Diam. 16.5 cm. A broad-rimmed chalice with swooping upright h...

Etruscan 2nd half of 6th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 37.5 cm (with handle); 27 cm. (excluding handle) A monumental chalice-shaped vessel in “bucchero p...

Etruscan 7th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 22.2 cm Squat body with strap handles from rim to shoulder. Incised decoration on both sides, consisiting of ...

Italic ca. 7th-6th cent. B.C.. Bronze. a) L. 20.8 cm. W max. 4.4 cm. b) L. 17.3 cm. W. max. 3.4 cm a) Lanceolate blade. Narrow central rib tape...

Northeastern Ural and Western Siberia 5th-10th cent. A.D.. Bronze with high percentage of tin, iron. L. 17.2 cm. W. max. 3.2 cm. D. max. 1.1 cm ...

Levant 6th cent. B.C.. Bronze. H. 19.6 cm. W. 17 cm Levantine-influenced Greek helmet. High crown with semicircular sides, an arch above each o...

Greek late 6th cent. B.C.. Bronze. H. 2.8 cm. W. max. 1.5 cm The eating ape sits upright on a small, semi-oval plinth. His face is framed by a ...

Italic late 6th-1st half 5th cent. B.C.. Bronze. H. 19 cm. W. max. 23.6 cm. D. max. 26.7 cm Compact bronze helmet whose closed crown rises up to...

Greek, Attic ca. 500 B.C.. Clay. H. 37 cm. On the obverse, a draped and bearded Dionysos is flanked by two dancing maenads. He bears flourishing...

Greek, Boeotian Second half of the 5th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 7.5 cm; Diam. (excluding handles): 13.6 cm. Cup on a low foot. Band of reserve feat...

Greek, Attic ca. 530 B.C.. Clay. H. 13 cm; Diam. 22.3 (excluding handles) A mythological scene juxtaposed with an athletic one: On the obverse ...

Greek, Attic ca. 550 B.C.. Clay. H. 25.6 cm. A small amphora with a panel of reserve on either side. A departure scene is shown on each, with a...

Greek, Attic ca. 530-520 B.C.. Clay. H. 9.5 cm; Diam. 14.2 cm (without handles) In the reserved zone between the handles, repeated on each side...

Lot 20

LOT WITHDRAWN

LOT WITHDRAWN Greek, Attic ca. 520-510 B.C.. Clay. H. 31 cm On the obverse of this medium-sized column-krater, within a rectangular pict...

Etruscan ca. 525-500 B.C.. Clay. H. (including handle): 26.6 cm. A panel of reserve dominates the cup's exterior. At its center a male dancer pr...

Greek, Attic ca. 490-480 B.C.. Clay. H. 28.5 cm An athletic contest unfolds: at centre stage is a bearded male, dressed in a musician's distinc...

Alexandrian 2nd-1st cent. B.C.. Bronze. H. 4.4 cm. Dm. base ca. 2.5 cm Statuette of a small, balding, old man with turgid face standing on a lo...

Greek or Western Greek 4th-2nd cent. B.C.. Terracotta. H. 11.6 cm Statuette of a young woman standing in a relaxed pose. She wears a long chito...

Late Hellenistic-Roman Egypt, Alexandrian 2nd-1st cent. B.C.. Red brown clay. H. 14.5 cm. W. max. 8.9 cm Grotesque representation of a striding ...

Apulian mid-4th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 28.2 cm A thick-walled bell-krater on a robust foot. On the obverse, a seated maenad to the left holding a ...

Rhodian 2nd half of the 6th cent. B.C.. Clay. L. 15.7 cm Formed of buff clay, this askos (flask) is in the shape of a siren - a mythological hy...

South Daunian, Subgeometric IIA-B 5th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 21.5 cm Squat body on flat base, two short handles and animal protomes. Pendant circ...

Subgeometric-Daunian II 550-400 B.C.. Clay. H. 14.2 cm, Diam. 14.7 cm A shallow, open kyathos decorated with stripes around the edge. Strap hand...

Daunian, Subgeometric late 5th-1st half 4th cent. B.C.. Clay. H. 16.2 cm Broad body on slightly concave base, strap handle, trefoil mouth. Hori...

Roman 2nd cent. A.D.. Bronze (solid cast). H. 11 cm. W. 5 cm The man represented in heroic nudity can be identified as Jupiter as he holds an ea...

Roman 1st cent. A.D.. Bronze. W. 35 cm (with handle). H. 5.7 cm A shallow pan-shaped dish with fluted, columnar handle affixed with a pointed le...

Roman 1st-2nd cent. A.D.. Bronze, silver. W. 8.9 cm. H. 5.2 cm A graceful figure of Nike, kneeling full front, with slender wings outspread, gr...

Roman 1st-2nd cent. A.D.. Bronze. L. 21 cm. W. 10.8 cm. H. max. 13.7 cm This impressive fragment is formed like an independent, multi-armed lam...

Roman 1st-2nd cent. A.D.. Bronze. H. 8.7 cm. L. 5.5 cm The barbarian sits cross-legged on a rock with his hands bound behind his back. Not only...

Late Hellenistic-Roman 2nd cent. B.C.-2nd cent. A.D.. Bronze. L. 6.7 cm. H. 3.5 cm Potbellied figure with grotesque facial features and erect ph...

Roman 2nd-3rd cent. A.D.. Bronze. W. max. 11.7 cm. H. max. 15.7 cm This right cheek piece comes from a Roman cavalry helmet of the type Guisbor...

Roman 1st-2nd cent. A.D.. Bronze, gilding. H. 6.6 cm. W. 3.6 cm High quality bronze fitting in the form of bust, likely representing a deity, w...

Alexandrian 1st cent B.C-1st half of 1st cent. A.D.. Dark brown clay. H. 19.5 cm. W. 18 cm The slave seated with retracted legs on a small base...

Roman Egypt 2nd-3rd cent. A.D.. Terracotta. H. 7.8 cm. W. 6.7 cm Prominent arched brows over heavily lidded eyes with drilled pupils and incise...

Egypt, Late Period and Roman ca. 5th cent. B.C.-2nd cent. A.D.. Glass, carnelian and faience. L. 56.8 cm. L. (with modern fastener) 58.5 cm Var...

Lot 42

A Gold Ring

Roman 1st-3rd cent. A.D.. Gold. Dm. (interior) 2 cm Hoop made of sheet gold ending in a gold wire onto which four small beads are threaded. The ...

Roman 1st-2nd cent. A.D.. Clay. L. (with handle) 12.5 cm. Dm. 9.5 cm. H. (includ. handle) 4.9 cm Clay lamp with short, rounded nozzle and ring-s...

Coptic 5th-6th cent. A.D.. Limestone. H. 14 cm. L. 38.5 cm. D. max. 4.2 cm Severely stylized lion leaping to left between acanthus plants. The ...

Egypt, Coptic 5th-7th cent. A.D.. Bronze. H. 14.2 cm. W. 9.1 cm Statuette of a man. The hands with spread-out fingers are raised, probably in a...

Roman 1st-2nd cent. A.D.. Marble. H. 33.4 cm. W. 26.2 cm. D. 16.8 cm Small seated statue of a woman clad in a sleeved chiton and cloak, who than...

Greek 4th cent. B.C.. Marble. H. 15.7 cm. L. 12.3 cm An upright crest with triangular protrusions crowns the griffin's slightly asymmetrical hea...

Roman late 2nd cent. B.C.-1st cent. A.D.. Marble. H. max. 32.2 cm. W. max. 23.5 cm. D. max. 14 cm Fragment sculpted in low relief with a youth c...

Roman 2nd cent. A.D.. Marble. H. 21 cm. W. max. 14.7 cm Large, almond-shaped eyes under upper lids extending almost as far as the temples domin...

Roman early 2nd cent. A.D.. Marble, fine-grained. H. 11.3 cm. W. 8.3 cm. D. 9.7 cm His long, curly hair is braided over the forehead and top of...

Roman, Antonine mid-2nd cent. A.D.. Marble. H. 28.8 cm. L. 92 cm. D. 26.5-28 cm A lively procession of Bacchic Cupids, in low relief, unfolds ac...

Roman 2nd cent. A.D.. Dolomitic marble (Thasos). H. 19 cm. W. 11.6 cm. D. 7.5 cm Muscular male torso to right in three-quarter profile, probabl...

Roman 2nd cent. A.D.. Marble. L. 58.4 cm. H. 32.2 cm. D. 14.3 cm The relief fragment shows the almost completely nude body of a female figure, v...

Roman 2nd half of 2nd cent. A.D.. Marble. H. 25.5 cm. W. 16 cm. D. 10.7 cm Portrait of Euripides (ca. 480-406 B.C.), the celebrated tragedian to...

Roman 1st half of 3rd cent. A.D.. Marble. L. 208 cm. D. 61 cm. H. 39.2-41.2 cm A rectangular panel depicting the three graces adorns the centre ...

Roman 2nd quarter 3rd cent. A.D.. Marble. H. 21 cm. W. 31.8 cm Probably a fragment of a fallen hunter from a sarcophagus depicting a lion-hunt. ...

Roman 3rd cent. A.D.. Marble. H. 14 cm. W. 13.3 cm Figure reclining to right with nude upper body and raised left arm holding a lagobolon (a hun...

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