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Eight Ancient-style Objects

Auction:
2740B
Lot:
654
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 19, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Eight Ancient-style Objects, seven earthenware: a votive plaque of the goddess Astarte, ht. 5 1/4, Tell Halaf-style mother goddess figure, ht. 3 1/4, Egyptian-style faience amulet of Isis and Horus, ht. 2 1/4, seated figure with object in hands, ht. 4 3/4, bust of a figure with conical head, ht. 4 1/4, flask with flat sides impressed with geometric decoration and Star of David, ht. 12, and dolphin with remnants of pink glaze, lg. 6 3/4; and dagger with encrusted metal blade, modern wood handle, and stone pommel, lg. 18 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Faience amulet with small reglued breaks to base. Star of David flask with rim chip. All with wear and small chips.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Isis, conical head , ht, encrusted metal blade

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