A Neolithic pottery jar, painted in Burnished red wash & purple, Gansu-Yangshao Culture, 3,000-1,500 BC, the geometric pattern extending down the bulbous body, a short neck with a curving lip, balanced on a narrow base with two applied loop handles, he
A large Neolithic pottery jar with applied loop handles, Gansu-Yangshao Culture, 3,000-1,500 BC, painted with soft thin & thick concentric circles to the body & a shark fin shape on the neck, in red & purple mineral pigment, the bulbous body balanced on a
An Attic red-figure fish plate, circa Fourth century B.C.. depicting a sea bream, a mottled fish, and a slim striped fish, (losses to the rim), 18.8 cm diameter Provenance: acquired from the Amati collection in the mid-1970s
An Iranian bronze dish, circa Thirteenth century A.D., the central tondo incised with a winged sphinx, (minor losses to rim), 17 cm diameter Provenance: ex Graham Geddes collection; ex private collection 1996
An Iranian globular jar, circa Thirteenth century A.D., with incised lily blossoms and floral clover motifs around the lip, above a floral pattern on the body and a petal frieze around the foot, (minor pitting and wear, some losses to the rim), 7 cm high a
An Anatolian terracotta vessel, Hittite period 1750-1100 B.C.. anthropomorphic with rounded base, 7.7 cm high Provenance: ex Graham Geddes collection; Sotheby& London, 13 May 1980, Lot 241; ex Mrs. N.E. Elliot-Smith collection
A pre Columbian pottery Blackware vessel, 300 B.C-300 A.D, West Mexico the bulbous almond shaped body with relief decoration to each end depicting a mask within a radiating halo with single spout above, with a modern timber stand 24 cm highProvenance: bill
A pre Columbian anthropomorphic pottery vessel, 300 B.C - 300 A.D, Northern Peru spherical, with relief decoration depicting an anthropomorphic figure with radiating chevrons, beneath a single spout, painted black, 22 cm highProvenance: bill Grafen collect
A pre Columbian Moche stirrup vessel,,500-700 A.D, Northern Peru the bulbous body with relief decoration depicting an anthropomorphic figure fighting a crab, with a single loop handle and a single spout, 22.5 cm highProvenance: bill Grafen collection, 1970
A pre Columbian Cayman anthropomorphic earthenware figural vessel, 100-200 A. D, Peru modelled as a man with the head of an alligator, beneath a looped handled and a single spout, 22 cm wideProvenance: bill Grafen collection, 1970s.
A pre Columbian pottery stirrup vessel, 300-400 A.D, Peru modelled as a figure seated cross legged, with his hands behind his back, beneath a single loop handle and a spout, 19 cm high Provenance: bill Grafen collection, 1970s.
A small Syrian jar, 2nd Millennium B.C single handle on pad base, (chip and repair to rim),9 cm high. Provenance: purchased from the Antiquities & Ethnographica Society, with certificate of authenticity
Rare pre Incan mask, a rare example of a carved wooden mask with raised facial features a slotted base for attachment to a wall. Weathered dry patina. Pre-Inca 400-900 AD. Tiahuanaco Ruins, Bolivia, south America. Length 38 cm. Width 16 cm
A Mayan painted earthenware vessel, Honduras, 600-900 A.D., the neck above the globular body, with applied details, modelled as a fantastic creature (with descriptive card from Kramer Arte Primitivo, Buenos Aires). Height 16 cm
A fine Luristan hollow-cast bronze master of animals figure. Western Iran, early 1st millennium BC, 12 cm high. Provenance: The Collection of the late William Bowmore OBE, Mossgreen MA101 lot 733, 24/11/08
A pre-Columbian NARIðO Culture painted earthenware vessel. 800-1500. Circular, the flared rim and short neck above the squat body with a sharp chine to the waist, painted with geometric designs in earth pigments over incised outlines. Height 17.5 cm.
A pre-Columbian Sauce Culture (Bolivia) painted earthenware handled vessel 0-300A.D., in the stylized form of a man with moulded and painted decoration, a loop handle to the back (with receipt from Kramer Arte Primitivo, Buenos Aires). Height 14.5 cm
A pre-Columbian COCL? (Panama) painted earthenware rattle bowl, 800-1500 A.D., the circular bowl on three feet, decorated all over in red and black earth pigments, the interior with a stylized figure of a man (with receipt from Kramer, Buenos Aires). Heigh
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