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136. Greek South Italy, Apulia, c.330 BC. A calene-ware Pelike with 2 handles and a rim, which suggests it once, had a lid. Intact and attractive. H: 5 ¼”. An old label from Franklin's, Beverly Hills says "ex Chadbourne". A very nice example. $375
137. Greek South Italy, Apulia, c.330 BC. A nice blackware dish with short pedestal base. H: 1.75", D: 7". Some minor edge chipping otherwise in very nice condition. $250

138. Rome, c. AD 150 - 250. A miniature ivory pyxis with bas-relief carvings of Medusa, 2 cornucopia and a standing Cupid holding a spear between cornucopia. The ivory or bone lid has a gold bezel around it and a gold knob handle. H: 1 ½”, D: 1 1/8". See #425 of Malter Auction XXXII. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-1162. Exquisite and rare! $4,000
139. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A pale orange slip “discus” lamp with round body with smooth medallion and single loop handle. L: 4.25". $100

Ancient Jewelry

140. Eastern Mediterranean, Ancient silver earring lot, 7 pieces, Hellenistic through Roman. Two complete pairs and three singles, the largest with 2 glass beads. A good, mixed lot. $250/7
141. Roman, 2 nd – 3 rd Century AD. A pair of children’s rings. The first is a simple gold ring with a round, flat bezel, the second ring is of bronze, probably once gilded, with a small carnelian intaglio depicting an eagle. Both are intact and wearable. $250/2
142. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A pair of gold earrings of simple crescent shape design. Small but wearable. D: 10mm. $125
143. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A pair of gold earrings. Bulbous, crescent shaped and hollow. Wearable. D: 17mm. $250
144. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A pair of gold earrings. Small with circular shield shapes with dangling teardrop ornament. . Wearable. L: 40 mm. $350
145. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A pair of gold earrings. Simple crescent shape with spiraled design. Small but wearable. D: 17mm. $200
146. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A pair of gold earrings. Simple circular design with long and slender dangling extension, which is spiraled in center. Small but wearable. L: 50mm. $300
147. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A pair of gold earrings. Simple circular design triple banded extensions on topside. Small but wearable. L: 16mm. $200

Necklaces & Beads

148. Near Eastern, c. 1000 - 500 BC. An attractive beaded necklace with a nice mix of faience, shell and clay beads. Of mostly small shape and pastel coloring. Nice and wearable. L: 17". Nice and wearable. $325
149. Near Eastern, c. 1000 – 500 BC. An attractive beaded necklace with a nice mix of faience. Beads of varying sizes and shapes. No 2 beads are alike. Beads of different colors and textures as well. Large blue faience pendant with animal in relief on one side. L: 24". $375
150. Near Eastern, c. 1000 – 500 BC. A n attractive beaded necklace of mostly light colored breads. Simple in design but still quite nice and wearable. L: 18". Also a bracelet of mostly Roman glass and stone beads wit some modern elements. Nice and wearable. $325/2
151. Eastern Mediterranean, 3 rd – 1 st Century BC. A strand of mixed core glass beads of various colors and styles. A nice collection from various sources and makes a great strand for the bead collector. A couple are of stone and one or two of faience. At least 4 of the beads are Venetian. Over 70 beads in the lot. $500
152. Eastern Mediterranean, c.3 rd – 2 nd Century BC. A deep blue glass face “bead”, with large eyes and a beard. Intact, but lacking any holes for stringing. Nice translucent color. H: 19mm / ¾”. $350
153. Eastern Mediterranean, c.3 rd – 1 st Century BC. A lot of 8 different beads. Two of them are long frosted blue tubular beads with round ends, L: 36mm & 32mm. Two of them are dark black types, L: 13mm & 17mm. Two are black tubular beads, L: 15mm each. And the last two are odd glass types. A mixed group. $300/8
154. Hellenistic, c. 3 rd -2 nd century BC. A strand of extremely small glass beads. Mostly yellow, blue and green in color. Quite attractive. L: 16". Nice and wearable. $200
155. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A strand of small cobalt blue glass beads. L: 16". Nice and wearable. $200
156. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A strand of Roman through Hellenistic glass and steatite beads with central pendant a spindle whorl. Bead sizes are from 2mm-15mm. L: 16". Nice and wearable. About 24". $250
157. Iran, 5 th – 3 rd Century BC. A long blue glazed faience bead with 3 holes on each side between 3 knobs, separated by hatching. Intact with some minor wear, but a pleasing example. L: 2 1/8”. From the collection of Joel L. Malter. $150
158. Medieval Europe, 11 th- 12 th Century. A beautiful necklace composed of linked segmented spans of looped bronze wire with an open work pendant and 3 dangles of twisted wire terminating in small pellets. Intact and lovely. Deep olive green patina. Also included is a pair of matching earrings with “French” hooks and similar dangling elements. Necklace is 16", earring 2.5". A nice lot. All are wearable. $750/2

Ancient Glass

159. Eastern Mediterranean, c.1 st Century BC – 1 st Century AD. A nice lot of 28 core glass pieces. They were part of tiles, gaming pieces and other larger items. The majority are green with white or yellow streaking and the others have all sorts of vibrant colors. All kinds of sizes are represented and this is a most attractive lot. $400/lot
160. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A lovely translucent glass flask. Bulbous body with slightly ribbed surfaces. Tall and wide neck that flares at opening. H: 6.5". $300
161. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A small and highly iridescent pale green colored glass flask with single and wide strap handle. Bulbous body with tall and flared neck. At base of neck is single horizontal glass trailing. In pristine condition. H: 4.5". $450
162. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A translucent lime green colored “candlestick” shaped flask with spiral ribbing on lower half of tall and tubular shaped neck. Appears to have been re-attached at bottom on neck. H: 6.5". $350
163. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A lot of 2 pieces. Both small of mottled shades of green. Taller of 2 pieces with wide base that tapers upwards to form tubular neck. H: 4". Second piece with round and indented body with tubular neck. H: 3". Both nice. $250/2
164. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A small and milky colored small white flask. Round and squat shaped body with short tubular neck H: 3.25". Quite attractive with a marble-like quality to the glass. $300
165. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A pale yellow bottle with pear-shaped body with indented base, and a narrow neck opening into a widely flared mouth with very slight lip. Intact with some age cracks and internal incrustation. A fine sheen of iridescence covers most of the vessel. H: 4 ¾”. See Edgar, Greco-Egyptian Glass, 1905, pl. VII for similar examples. From the El Fayoum region of Egypt, collected in the 1930’s. $300
166. Roman glass, 2 nd – 3 rd Century AD. A yellow-green sprinkler flask with rounded body decorated with swirled ridges and a flattened base. The neck is cylindrical with internal restriction and a wide, flat mouth. Intact and a handsome example. H: 3 3/8”. >From the collection of Joel L. Malter, ROA-215. $450
167. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A nice greenish glass double balsamarium with single looped handle. Intact and in a remarkable state of preservation, one of the compartments still retains the remnants of the original contents at the bottom. H: 7 ½”. >From the collection of Joel L. Malter, ROA-216. $675
168. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A choice and quite lovely small and pristine vial, of mottled green and brown color, piece with small round body and short tubular neck. On Lucite custom stand. H: 3". $250
169. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A rare and choice miniature amber colored glass flask with white spiral horizontal trailing that begins just below neck and goes down to bottom side of flask.. Rare! H: 2". $300
170. Roman glass, c. AD 100 – 300. A small pale green translucent flask. Bulbous body with short tube shaped neck. H: 3.25". $200
171. Roman glass, c. 2 nd – 4 th Century AD. A small but solid and highly iridescent crucible-like jar. Jar has shallow bowl and wonderful colors throughout. Seldom seen shape by this cataloguer. H: 2", D: 2.25". Interesting small pin-hole at bottom of shallow bowl. Nice condition throughout. $500
172. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A lot of 5 glass bracelets. All in choice condition and free of repair. Largest 2 are in black glass and are 3" in diameter. Small 3 are in blue, black and mottled yellow and gray. Diameters are 1.75", 2" and 2.25". A nice lot. $250/5
173. Byzantine glass, c. 6 th – 9 th Century. A lot of two small glass flasks, both similar in size. One of pale translucent green color with bulbous and bumpy texture on body; short and wide flared neck. H: 2.25". Second piece of dark green color with 5 small, “pinch-like” protrusions at top of bulbous body. Short tubular neck with flat and flared rim. H: 2.5". Two vessels in the lot. $300/2
174. Byzantine, 6 th – 7 th Century AD. An olive-green glass jar with straight sides and shoulders and a narrow neck slightly widening at the mouth. The sides of the vessel are molded and divided into 4 registers by lines, which continue onto the base. Within the registers are circles, crescents and dots. The base also is decorated with dots and lines around the pontil mark. Intact with good color and surfaces. H: 1 7/8”. From the collection of Joel L. Malter, ROA-227. $325

Ancient Bronze

175. Western Iran, Luristan, c. 1000 - 800 BC. A lot of 2 metal bowls. The first is a fine silver bowl with two bands of incised circular designs, 5 ¾” diameter, 3 ½” deep. The second piece is a nicely formed bronze bowl, 3” diameter, 1 ½” deep. Nice patina on both examples. $550
176. Western Iran, Luristan, c. 1200 – 1000 BC. A small and fine bronze casting of an ibex with extremely long horns. Standing on all fours with nice light green patina. H: 1.25". $250
177. Etruscan, c. 7 th – 6 th Century BC. A nice bronze spectacle broach. In perfect condition with nice green patina. L: 3.75". A handsome example. $400
178. Roman, c. AD 100 – 400. A lot of 8 small bronze key for locks. All are ancient with the exception of one piece. All with nice patinas. Sizes from 1.25" to 3". $350/8
179. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A small bronze mirror, probably for votive purposes. Small and slender handle supports larger round and flat mirror. H: 4.5", D: 2.75. Nice color. $250
180. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A lot of 3 nice and small bronze fibulae. One in form of horse, one in form of baboon, showing fine facial detail. The 3 rd of traditional style. All with nice patina. S: all about 1.5" long. $300/3
181. Roman, 1 st century AD. A small and fine bronze fibula in the form of a helmet with large and detailed crest. Pin intact. Choice. L: 1.5". $400
182. Roman, 1 st century AD. A small and fine bronze fibula in the form of a Romulus and Remus suckling she-wolf. Pin intact; nice patina. L: 1.5". $300
183. Roman, c. AD 100 – 300. A shield type fibula with 3 small dangling ornaments on bronze chains. Overall length is 4 1/8". Intact and nice. $250
184. Roman, c. AD 200 - 400. A lot of 5 bronze pieces. Three belt buckles and a knife. Knife repaired, with iron blade and bronze handle. Handle is incised with circular designs, L: 8". Fourth piece is a Medieval bell (with crack). H: 4". Buckles are 1.5" and 2.25" long. $300/5
185. Romano-Byzantine, c. 6th century AD. A small and rare bronze oil lamp without Christian decoration. Lamp with pointed and decorated spout, incised round body and large loop handle. Small cover over medallion portion in need of fixing the hinge. Probably used on end of Jewish menorah. From the collection of Joel L. Malter, ROA-1150. $700
186. Byzantine, c. AD 800 - 1000. A fine hinged bronze cuff bracelet. Beautifully incised with floral motif and crosses on outside. In two halves. Very attractive. D: 2 5/8". $250
187. A lot of 3 bronze bracelets. The first is Hellenistic, c. 3 rd century BC, crescent shaped and decorated with incised lines and hatching. The second is Byzantine/ Medieval, bronze cuff with stylized cross on top. Nice patina. Last piece is Islamic Period (?) a twisted bracelet with flat terminals decorated with incised linear designs. Diameters from 2 3/8" to 2 7/8". 3 items in the lot. $350/3

Ancient Beads

188. Bactrian Seal, c. 2 nd millennium BC. A lot of 2 bronze stamp seals. Larger with a loop handle and incised humped bull. Other with a domed loop and geometric design. Both intact and nice examples. S: 1 5/8" and 1 3/8". $400
189. Syria, 2 nd millennium BC. A lot of 2 black serpentine cylinder seals, both imitating Mesopotamian styles. One seal depicts a figure within a gateway and a wheel before a griffin. Both show wear despite their age. Lengths 22mm & 21mm. $400/2
190. Syria, 2 nd millennium BC. A lot of 2 black serpentine cylinder seals, both imitating Mesopotamian styles, one Middle Assyrian and the other Old Babylonian. Both intact with some wear. Lengths 23mm & 22mm. $400
191. Syria, 9 th – 7 th Century BC. A green steatite cylinder seal with concave base and loop at top decorated with an incised star device. The roll out depicts a schematic scene with a scorpion, antelope, tree and falling star, each formed my circles and lines. Intact, loop reattached, and quite interesting. L: 32mm. $150
192. Syria, 5 th – 10 th Century AD. A lot of 3 black chlorite amulets. The first with a bird-like end with a cross on either side, the second with an Aramaic-looking inscription and the last with crescents and pierced for suspension. Lengths from 24mm to 28mm. A lot of 2 interesting pieces worthy of further study. From the collection of Joel L. Malter. $300/3
193. Near East, a lot of small ancient lead items. Lot includes an Islamic weight and 6 bullae, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic. $125/6
194. Byzantine stamp seal in bronze, c. 6 th – 8 th Century AD. Rectangular in shape with pinch and holed handle on back side. Incised inscription reads ”KEXWYX”. Ex Malter auction. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-1123. Very nice! $350


195. Eastern Roman Empire, c. AD 250 - 300. A lovely rectangular marble funerary stele cut in high and detailed relief. Its depicts two standing togate male figures standing side by side and facing forward, their inside arms are placed across their bellies, outside arm is straight down at side. Well preserved with an attractive rust colored patina throughout. Size is 11 3/8" length; 7 5/8" width; 1 3/8" thickness. On custom Lucite stand. $7,500
ex. Phil Jones Collection

196. Rome, c. 1 st Century AD. A marble head of a satyr, possible as Pan. Stoic facial expression with well defined eyes and wavy hair. Goat horns atop head are evident with some losses to each. Face weathered with loses to ears, chin, beard and upper cheeks. Right eyebrow and nose missing. A most desirable piece as satyr are always highly sought after by collectors! Nicely mounted on custom stand. Ht: 9 ½”. Ex Sotheby’s New York Lot 233 sticker still on stand. $6,000
197. Iran, an interesting lot of 3 beautiful lapis carvings. One is an Achaemenid ram’s head and two are male heads in Sasanian style. Purchased by Joel Malter on August 20, 1973 from Mahboubian Gallery of Ancient Art, 1078 Madison Avenue in New York City. Authenticity of all 3 pieces since original purchase has been disputed. Ram’s head is supposed to be Achaemenid, c. 500 BC. Beautifully carved and highly detailed head appears to have been an applique as is evident by the stopper-like protrusion at the back of ram’s head. Dark blue and white mottled lapis throughout. L: 4", condition is pristine. Second piece is that of a Sasanian king, tentatively dated to c. 500 AD, nicely carved in the round. Bearded king in dark blue lapis wears tall crown with large locks of wavy hair above his shoulders. H: 2.25". Third piece is also of a Sasanian king, similar in style, dating and detail to the previously described piece except of pale blue color and of plaque shape, with flat and smooth back side. Exquisite detail throughout. Original invoice from Mahboubian Gallery provided to buyer. Lot sold “AS IS”. Absolutely no return or refund go to top Near East Antiquities

198. Near Eastern, Chalcolithic, c. late 6 th to early 5 th Millennium BC, Tel Halaf. A small terra cotta figure of a seated human. Simplistic stylization of woman with plump legs, hands resting on bent knees. On stand. H: 2 ½". Important connotations for fertility. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2120. $600
199. Near-Eastern, Chalcolithic, c. late 6 th to early 5 th Millennium BC, Tel Halaf. A lot of two small terra cotta fertility figures. Both of similarly shaped seated women with large breasts, plump legs and triangular flat heads. Also with tear shaped eyes in pale black paint on each side of head and painted with alternating pale black and red stripes on body. H: 2.25" each. Choice with vibrant paint and detail throughout. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2396. $1,500
ex. Phil Jones Collection

200. Near Eastern, c. 2500 BC or earlier, a carved limestone fish with drill hole for use as a pendant. Rotund fish with large eyes and incised band to form its head. L: 3.25". Rare. On stand. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2021. $1,500
201. Near Eastern, Jemdat Nasr, c. 3 rd millennium BC. A stone face bead amulet, top quality, important. Large almond shaped eyes and well defined nose. Stoic expression with incised lines for hair. H: 1". On stand. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-292. $1,000
202. Near Eastern, Babylonia, Ur III, c. 2150 – 2000 BC. Dating from the reign of King Shuilgi. A small cuneiform tablet dealing with the hire of 30 laborers for a day’s work. S: 1.75" x 1.5". Nice condition. $300 203. Near Eastern, Babylonia, c. 1900 BC. A small hematite weight in the form of a duck, ex E. T. Newell Collection. L: 1" or 22 mm. wt=8.69 gm for shekel. Choice! Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-318. $500
204. Near Eastern, Mesopotamia, Tell Bahriyat, c. 1953 – 1935 BC. A clay foundation cone of King Ishme-Dagan of Isin. The test records the building of the city walls after exempting the citizens from paying the taxes of Nippus and renaming the city for himself. H: 5.25". Tip of cone restored. Still a very, very nice example. Ex. Royal Athena Gallery, NY. $750
205. Iran, Amlash, c. 1200 - 1000 BC. A heavy and solid terra cotta altar piece with four legs, central depression with a slightly raised circular centerpiece. The entire piece was carefully speckled with punctured small hole design throughout. Intact and rare. ex Gluck coll. Malter Auction 80, April 7, 2002, lot 63. Ex. Joel L. Malter Collection #2099. H: 4.5". $750
206. Near Eastern, Western Anatolian, Late Chalcolithic, c.2700 - 2400 BC. A white marble head from a Kilia idol with a low, broad crest arch, small ears, and a simple, conical nose. Minor chip on back of head and old museum numbers on base of neck. 1 ½” x 1 ¾”. Mounted on a small stand. An interesting early idol often referred to as a “star gazer” figure, a type, which was quite prolific throughout the later 4 th and early 3 rd millennium BC throughout Anatolia. $500
207. Near Eastern, Anatolian, c. 3 rd Millennium BC. A finely carved dark grey stone idol. Showing similarities with Chalcolitic marble figurines from the area of the Balkans and also with the late varieties of Cycladic idols. Consists of a highly stylized form with a round head, tall neck and spade like body. Nice earthen incrustations and fully intact. On custom stand. H:8.75". $2,000
208. Western Anatolia, Hittite, c. 2000-1700 BC. A bronze bull standing on all fours; Alacahoyuk type, with long horns and partial ring in his snout. L: 3". Thick patina, Ex. Jones Coll. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2395. Choice. $1,000
209. Cyprus, c. 2000 BC. A lovely pale red slip terra cotta cup with “wishbone” handle, void of design. Ex. Belgian private Collection. Ex. Royal Athena Gallery, NY. H: 2.5", D: 5". Choice and scarce! $375
210. Near Eastern, perhaps Parthian, c. 2 nd century BC - 2nd century AD. A terra head fragment of a bearded soldier wearing helmet with multiple incised circular designs throughout. Nose and tip of beard restored. Some black pigments remain. On custom stand. H: 5". $500
211. Near Eastern, c. 1500 - 1000 BC. A lot of two terra cotta decorative plaques. One round with rosette design and traces of red paint still remaining. D: 3.75". Second piece if oblong rectangular shape with decorative motif depicting a feline type creature in between to four legged griffin-like looking creatures. Quite interesting. Repaired but still nice. L: 6", H: 4". $350/2
212. Near-Eastern, 2 nd Millennium BC. A large and dense red and orange slip colored terra cotta ram’s head. Bottom of neck is flat and wide as the base. Spiraled and simplistically incised horns as well as incised face adorn upper section. ex Sotheby. H: 6 ¼”. Some restoration on round base. Ex. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-794. $2,500
213. Near East, c. 5 th - 6 th – Century AD. An incantation or demon bowl. Pale creme slip bowl beautifully painted on the inside in multiple rows of Aramaic script with drawing of standing human-like figure wearing horizontally striped clothing with his hands resting on his hips. Outside of bowl is void of design or detail. Demon bowls is the term given to bowls such as this that were made throughout the Middle East that were created as forms of protective magic and were positioned strategically throughout the house to keep it safe and demon free. H: 2.5", D: 5.5". Choice and desirable. $1,000

Central Asia

214. Bactrian, c. 2 nd millennium BC. A small and finely carved serpentine axe pendant in the form of a bird. Piece has space for shaft handle and curved blade at bottom. Eyes are circular and incised. Fine workmanship. H: 2.5". Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-1826. $950
215. Bactria, 1 st Millennium BC. A black chlorite model of a cattle yard. The animals are lined up side-by-side 3 buildings behind them, the tallest with a peaked wooden roof, another with what appears to be an oven chimney. Intact and well rendered and served as a small tomb item. Some earthen incrustations as found. A very interesting example. 3 5/8” x 2”. From the collection of Joel L. Malter, ROA-265. $900
216. Bactria, Gandhara c. AD 100 – 500. A small and quite rare schist lamp carved in triangular shape, with two circular drilled holes at back. Very nice. L: about 3.5". Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2206. $400

Indus Valley

217. Indus Valley Civilization, c. 2200 BC. A pristine and small mottled alabaster vase. Beautifully proportioned with attractive coloring throughout. H: 5". Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-8888. Choice condition. $1,500
218. Indus Valley, Mehrgarh, c. 3500 - 2500 BC. A miniature terra cotta effigy in the form of 2 humped bulls, side by side. Some linear decoration in dark pigment on back. Intact and interesting. L: 2 ¼”. Malter July 10, 2005, lot 207. Ex. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-263. $325
219. Indus Valley, Mehrgarh, c. 3500 - 2500 BC. A miniature creme slip terra cotta humped bull with long curved horns. Entire bull is adorned with pale gray line painted design. L: 2.75". “T” design on forehead with pug nose. Choice. Ex. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-262. $350
220. Indus Valley Civilization, c. 2500 - 2000 BC. A lot of 2 pieces. A small ceramic painted ceramic bowl. H: 2". Also a Amri-Nal Phase c.3200- 2600 BC., a small ceramic crucible. Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-1232 and 936. H: 1.5", D: 2". $400/2
221. Indus Valley Civilization, c. 2600 - 2000 BC. A small painted terra cotta zebu in creme slip with pale black linear paint highlights throughout. Eyes are circled in black and incised. L: 3.25", H: 2.25". Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2241. Choice condition. $600
222. Indus Valley Civilization, c. 3500 - 2500 BC. A yoke of oxen in creme with traces of black linear design painted throughout. On square base. H: 2.25", L: 3". Some minor loses, still nice! Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2193. $450
223. Indus Valley Civilization, c. 2600 - 2000 BC. A recumbent mountain goat in creme slip with spiraled horns and with a conical and flared vase on his rum. Nice detail throughout. L: 4.25"; H: 2.75". Joel L. Malter Collection, ROA-2192. $500


224. Western Iran, Luristan,