Roman Bronze Vessel , Ornamented With and a , c. 1st Century A.D.
The was the companion of . The grapevine and its wild barren alter-ego, the toxic ivy , were both sacred to him. This was once attached to vessel used for serving or drinking wine.
AI30971. height 8.0 cm (3"), excellent condition with a nice green , bronze vessel ornamented with a facing young of wearing an ivy in his long flowing hair, skin tied at neck, the curving ends with a ; $675.00 (€600.75)
Roman, Bronze Repousse Plaque with Holding a Bow, Sqaumata Armor Plate(?), c. 1st - 3rd Century B.C.
Likely used in some legionary application; perhaps as a legionary armor plate segment. AA59779. Roman, bronze repousse, 1.75 x 1.75 inches, c. 1st - 3rd century A.D.; sheet bronze hammered from behind in repousse technique to raise the figure of a holding a bow, remains of two rivet holes where it was attached, tear on body, and interesting; from a New Jersey collection; $650.00 (€578.50)
Roman, Bronze , c. 1st - 3rd Century A.D.
A was a plate used by Roman priests to make sacrificial offerings to the Gods. Paterae were thin and most often have been lost to corrosion leaving only the remaining.AL59776. Roman, bronze , c. 1st - 3rd century A.D., 5.6", heavy fluted terminating in a collar from which a ram's with curled horns emerges; from a New Jersey collection; ; $560.00 (€498.40)
Egyptian, Bast Plaque, Late Period, 1085 - 322 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
The Goddess Bast was very popular in the late dynastic period. Sheshong's seat of power was the city of Babastis, which was also Bast's chief seat of Worship. Bast was a member of the triad of Babastis - , Bast and Nefer-Tem. This plaque was a votive sold at the shrine of Bast to be given to her as a votive.AG33401. Bast plaque; 50 mm, dark grey mold formed from stone paste; of facing with the features of Bast are quite clear; chip on chin, , mounted on a black lucite base; $250.00 (€222.50)
Roman, Bronze , 4th - 5th Century A.D.
The exhibits central European influence, perhaps Gaul, Goth or Germanic.AA59778. Roman bronze , 1.7 inches; in the form of a bird with detail on both sides, nice; from an New Jersey collection, $195.00 (€173.55)
Roman, Bronze Bird , c. 3rd - 5th Century A.D.
AS61829. Roman ; cf. 1156 - 1159; 1.25 inches, pin missing; from a New Jersey collection, c. 3rd - 5th century A.D.; $190.00 (€169.10)
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