A LARGE GROUP OF MISCELLANEOUS TERRACOTTA, BRONZE, BONE AND GLASS ANTIQUITIES
2ND MILLENNIUM B.C./1ST MILLENNIUM A.D. AND LATER
Comprising a group of bone items including a Roman pin, the head carved with a seated naked female figure, pin shaft broken, circa 1st-5th Century A.D., 3 in. (7.5 cm.) high; and a cosmetic flask with circular decoration, circa 7th-9th Century A.D., 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; a large group of mainly pottery lamps including a Greek black glazed lamp with long nozzle and body with central conical opening, 5th-4th Century B.C., 3½ in. (9 cm.) long; and two Romano-Egyptian pottery lamps, circa 3rd-4th Century A.D., 4 in. (10 cm.) long max; an Islamic glass conical gaming piece, 9th-14th Century A.D.; an early Islamic miniature pale green glass flask, 9th-10th Century A.D., both 1¼ in. (3 cm.) high; a group of Greek and Roman pottery vessels including two fragmentary Corinthian aryballoi, one decorated with frieze of running hounds, circa 625 B.C., the other with faint traces of quatrefoil motif, circa 600-550 B.C., 2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) high max.; a Cypriot white painted ware dish decorated with concentric bands, circa 950-850 B.C., 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. excl. handles; a Boeotian terracotta standing goddess figure wearing peplos and high polos, late 5th Century B.C., 8¼ in. (21 cm.) high; four Egyptian pottery miniature offering vessels, 2nd-1st millennium B.C., 2 in. (5 cm.) high max.; and a group of other items, various periods(a lot)
Bone antiquities: mainly from a private English collection.Oil lamps, Cypriot dish, three plainware vessels, mirror: formerly in the Walter Potter collection (1835-1918).
Boeotian terracotta figure and fibulae: formerly in a private museum, Bath, acquired in the 19th Century.