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Hixenbaugh Ancient Art 537A West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Egyptian Limestone Relief An ancient Egyptian limestone sunk relief depicting four male figures pulling a sledge which would have carried a cult image of Osiris, whose name is inscribed in hieroglyphs at the far top right, the male figure in the middle turned towards the god, burning incense, next to him a column of hieroglyphs reads, "making an incense offering," the figure on the far right empties a vessel in front of the missing sledge. Probably from Saqqara. New Kingdom XIXth Dynasty, Ca. 1320-1200 BC. Width: 19 1/2 in. (49.4 cm).

Price $

25,000

Inv #

6515

Formerly in the collection of The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California; acquired by Bruce A. Kamerling from Royal Athena Galleries, New York, June 26, 1994; at auction, Sotheby's, London, 28 -29 October 1993, lot 62; previously in the F.F. Steele collection, London, 1970s.


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Egyptian Limestone Relief of Wahibrenebah An ancient Egyptian large limestone sunk relief panel from the side of the sarcophagus of Wahibrenebah, with fine Hieroglyphic characters in nineteen columns including a number of spells meant to preserve and rejuvenate the mummy in the Afterlife.

Saite Period, XXVIth Dynasty, Ca. 664-525 BC. Length: 49 in. (124.5 cm).

Formerly in a New York private collection, acquired through inheritance from a collection formed prior to 1948.

Price $

125,000

Inv #

6196


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Roman Mosaic of Dionysos An ancient Roman mosaic depicting Dionysos with long locks of hair and a garland of grape clusters and leaves, a nimbus behind, signed by the artist, Erenios of Apamea.

Ca. 3rd - 4th century AD. Height: 32 in. (81.8 cm).

Formerly a Swiss private collection, 1970's.

Price $

150,000

Inv #

6066


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Roman Mosaic: Courtship of Ares and Aphrodite A large ancient Roman mosaic depicting the courtship of Ares and Aphrodite. Ares sits in the center wearing a crested helmet, he has been disarmed of his sword by two erotes that fly above. Aphrodite is to the left holding her scepter. To the right stands Euperpia, the personification of beauty. Ca. 3rd century AD. Dimensions: 86 1/2 x 91 in. (220 x 231 cm).

Formerly in a Lebanese private collection since the 1980's; subsequently in a European private collection.

Price $

700,000

Inv #

6460


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Greek Bronze Corinthian Helmet An ancient Greek bronze helmet of the Corinthian type, with curvilinear eye holes that taper to a point, a wide nose guard, broad cheek pieces that leave a vertical opening for the mouth, and a border that has been drilled with holes to secure an interior lining. Traces of the original crest are evident in the patina. Ca. 600-550 BC. Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.5 cm); weight: 1782 gm. Intact.

Formerly in the collection of Axel Guttmann (no.H258/AG506), Berlin, Germany, acquired in 1991; E. S. collection, Berlin, acquired in 2005.

Price $

300,000

Inv #

6328


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Greek Bronze Corinthian Helmet An ancient Greek bronze helmet of the Corinthian type, with curvilinear eye holes that taper to a point, a wide nose guard, cheek pieces that leave an opening for the mouth, an incised border with a swooping neck guard, and rectangular cut-outs at the shoulders.

Found in the Danube River. Ca. 575-500 BC. Height: 9 1/2 in. (24.5 cm); weight: 780 gm.

Formerly in the collection of Axel Guttmann (no. AG149), Berlin, Germany, 1990's; E. S. collection, Berlin.

Price $

100,000

Inv #

6268


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Roman Marble Portrait of the Comic Playwright Menander An ancient Roman marble portrait of Menander, the famous Athenian comic playwright of ca. 342-290 BC. He has short hair falling over his forehead, a strong angular jaw, and a wry smile.

Ca. late 1st century AD. Height: 9 3/4 in. (25 cm).

Formerly in the Jovy collection, Cologne, 1960's or earlier, reputedly from Ostia.

Price $

85,000

Inv #

6051


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Roman Marble Bucranium Stele An ancient Roman marble stele decorated in relief with a garland suspended between two bucrania, a rose between them, and an architectural pediment above.

Ca. 2nd - 3rd century AD. Height: 15 3/4 in. (40 cm).

Formerly in the P. R. collection, Bad Homburg, Germany, acquired in the 1960s.

Price $

12,500

Inv #

6458


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Toltec Limestone Relief A Pre-Columbian Toltec limestone relief of a glyph with the head of a snarling jaguar in the center. Red and black pigment remain on the surface.

Central America. Ca. 1000-1200 AD. Height: 13 1/2 in. (34 cm). Intact. Formerly in a New York private collection, acquired at Gallery Shona, Tokyo, Japan, prior to 1968.

Price $

37,500

Inv #

6313


537A West 23rd Street New York NY 10011

HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART New York

212.989.9743 / 646.326.0820 www.hixenbaugh.net info@hixenbaugh.net Integritas ~ Aestimatio ~ Peritia

Roman Marble Relief: Nereid and Hippocamp An ancient Roman marble relief fragment depicting a Nereid with drapery around her lower body, riding on the back of a Hippocamp, with the torso of a nude male and the front legs of a horse, an Eros and two dolphins emerging from the waves beneath.

Ca. 255-275 AD. Height: 1 1/4 in. (28.5 cm). Carrara marble.

Formerly the collection of Charlton Heston (1923 - 2008), Los Angeles, California, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. Heston in the late 1950s or early 1960s while filming on location in Rome.

Price $

12,500

Inv #

6508


Mosaic, Reliefs, Helmets and Portrait of Menander  

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