GUENNOL JADE MASK

GUENNOL JADE MASK

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Maya, Classic Period 300-900 CE
Imperial Green Jade
Height: 2 ½ inches
Provenance: Ex. David Campbell collection, Canada, 1998
Published: Norman Hammond, Ancient Maya Civilization, New Brunswicke, New Jersey, 1982, pp.268-69; Alastair Bradley Martin, The Guennol Collection vol. II, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp.136-37

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MALE FIGURE

MALE FIGURE

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Aztec, 1200 – 1400 AD
Basalt
H: 17-3/8 inches (44 cm)
W: 9-½ inches (24 cm)

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EGYPTIAN BUST OF A PRINCESS

EGYPTIAN BUST OF A PRINCESS

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EGYPTIAN BUST OF A PRINCESS
1381-1343 B.C.
Black granodiorite
Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Width: 9-1/8 inches (23.2 cm)
Depth: 5-3/8 inches (13.7 cm)
Provenance: Ex Collection Sir Jacob Epstein

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MAYA VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE

MAYA VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE

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VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE
Maya 600 – 900 AD
Terracotta, polychrome
6 5/8 x 6 x 6 inches (16.9 x 15.3 x 15.3 cm)
Provenance: Edward H. Merrin Collection, 1968
Acquired by the Cleveland Museum of Art

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TEOTIHUACAN INCENSARIO

TEOTIHUACAN INCENSARIO

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Escuintla, Guatemala
600 – 900 CE
Terracotta
Height: 14.5 inches (37 cm)
Provenance: Private collection, Florida 1960’s

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ANATOLIAN MARBLE IDOL

ANATOLIAN MARBLE IDOL

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Anatolian, ca. 3000 – 2800 BC
Marble
Height: 6 inches (15 cm)
Provenance: Dr. William Rumancik Collection, NY, 1993; New York art market, 2015
Restoration: None

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TORSO OF NARCISSUS

TORSO OF NARCISSUS

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Roman, 2nd century CE
Height: 12 inches (40.5 cm)
Provenance: Ex. Collection McAlpine England prior to 1986; Ariel Hermann collection New York, 1994; with Thomas-Howard Sneyd, 1994-2011
Exhibited: Antikenmuseum, Basel, July 31, 1986 – June 8, 1991
No restoration

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MONUMENTAL PHIALE

MONUMENTAL PHIALE

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Achaemenid, 5th – 6th century BCE
Bronze
Height: 4 inches (10 cm)
Diameter: 16 ½ inches (42 cm)
Provenance: Ex. Private American collection (R. Wagner, 1960s)

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MOSAIC ENCRUSTED MASK OF TLALOC

MOSAIC ENCRUSTED MASK OF TLALOC

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Mixtec, from southern Puebla
1200 – 1521 CE
Wood, stone, shell, pigment
Height: 11 ¼ inches (28.6 cm)
Width: 9 ¼ inches (23.5 cm)
Exhibited: Brooklyn Museum, Jay C. Leff Exhibit (1966 – 1967) {1958/1960?}
Published: Ancient Art of Latin America From the Collection of Jay C. Leff [The Brooklyn Museum] (Nov 22, 1966 – March 5, 1967) No. 429, p. 96, photograph on p. 97
Provenance: Jay C. Leff, Private Spanish collection, Edward H. Merrin Gallery

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JALISCO WRESTLER

JALISCO WRESTLER

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Jalisco, West Mexico
Proto-Classic Period ca. 100 BCE – 100 CE
Terracotta
Height: 13 ¼ inches (33.65 cm)
Width: 9 ½ inches (24.13 cm)
Depth: 13 inches (33 cm)
Provenance: Silvia Mesa Collection, acquired by descent, mid 1960s from her grandfather; Merrin Gallery, Inc. 2015.

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SARCOPHAGUS COVER

SARCOPHAGUS COVER

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Egyptian, Dynasty XXVI-XXX, 664-342 BCE
Wood, traces of pigment and bitumen
Height: 76 inches (193 cm)
Provenance: Dr. Paul Lozé, acquired by him in the eastern Mediterranean circa 1915-1917; French private collection, by descent
Published: Sotheby’s, Antiquities [New York: 12 June 2003] lot 118; Christie’s Antiquities [London: 13 October 2008] lot 103; Sotheby’s, Egyptian, Classical, and Western Asiatic Antiquities [8 December 2011] lot 43.

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COLIMA EMBRACING COUPLE

COLIMA EMBRACING COUPLE

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Colima, Mexico
100 B.C. – AD 190
Burnished Earthenware
Length: 8.6 inches (22 cm)
Width: 4.9 inches (12.5 cm)
Provenance: Ex collection Raul Kampfer 1965; private collection Edward H. Merrin 1965-1985; private collection Sam Merrin 1985.
Published: REDISCOVERED MASTERPIECES OF MESOAMERICA (page 155, fig. 205) (1985)
Exhibited: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas 2005-2015. LAW BUILDING, 205M WIESS GALLERY, CASE 16B

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APIS BULL

APIS BULL

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Egypt, Late Period (664 – 332 BCE)
Wood
Height: 11 inches (28 cm)
Width: 10 inches (25.5 cm)
Depth: 6 inches (15 cm)
Provenance: New York private collection mid to late 1970s; Merrin Gallery, Inc. 2015

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LION MAULING AN ASIATIC CAPTIVE

LION MAULING AN ASIATIC CAPTIVE

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Limestone
Egyptian, Dynasty XXVII – Early Ptolemaic (525-300 BCE)
Height: 1.4 inches (3.5 cm)
Depth: 2.85 inches (7.25 cm)
Provenance: Ex. O.L. collection, Brussels, prior to 1983
Published: Catalogue Harmakhis 25 Years, 2013)
Restoration: None

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CHORRERA PLATE WITH MONKEY

CHORRERA PLATE WITH MONKEY

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Colombia/Ecuador
9th – 4th century BCE
Height: 10.6 inches (26.9 cm)
Width: 11.8 inches (29.9 cm)
Depth: 1 inch (2.5 cm)
Provenance: Daniel Rifkin, purchased in Europe 1970s

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RELIEF OF A BOWING COURTIER

RELIEF OF A BOWING COURTIER

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New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty Amarna Period, ca. 1364 – 1347 BCE
Limestone and polychrome
Height: 8-5/8 inches (22 cm)
Width: 21-7/8 in. (53 cm)
Provenance: Ex. Khawam & Co., 1950s; R.K. Collections, Paris, Franceprior to 1983; European art market, 2014
Published: Hanke, R., Amarna Reliefs aus Hermopolis, 1978
Restoration: Polychrome partially restored

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HACHA WITH PROFILE HEAD AND SPEECH SCROLL

HACHA WITH PROFILE HEAD AND SPEECH SCROLL

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Veracruz, Classic Period, 300 – 900 CE
Volcanic Stone
Height: 25 ½ inches (64.77 cm)
Width: 9 inches (22.86 cm)
Formerly in the Edward and Vivian Merrin Collection
Published: von Winning, Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America, [n.d.] no. 304

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BLUE GREEN FAIENCE USHABTI OF PSMATIK BELOVED OF NEITH

BLUE GREEN FAIENCE USHABTI OF PSMATIK BELOVED OF NEITH

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Late Period, end of 26th – 27th Dyn. C. 520 B.C., reign of Psamtik III
Height: 7.75 inches (19.7 cm)
Published: S. Decker, Uschebti – ägyptische Dienerfiguren einer deutschen Privat-sammlung, Kempen 2005, 98-100. 98-100.
Exhibited and Published: Römisch-Germanisches Museum, Köln, 25.06.-30.09.2007, Kosmos der Zeichen, University of Cologne, ZAKMIRA Band 5, (2007) cf. H.D. Schneider, Shabtis, Part II, Leiden, 1977, p. 179
Provenance: Ex coll. Dr. Heinrich, ex coll. Stefan Decker; ex Harmakhis Gallery, Brussels, from coll. USA before 1960.
Restoration: Repaired at ankles.

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HEAD OF THE FALCON GOD HORUS

HEAD OF THE FALCON GOD HORUS

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Egyptian, Late Period, 26th-30th Dynasty, 650-350 BCE
Bronze with partial gilding
Height: 3-3/8 inches (8.5 cm)
Width: 3-7/8 inches ( 10 cm)
Ex. Collections: Baron Florin Mintici di Tabar; Barzilai-Hollande, Ohain, Belgium, prior to 1983; European art market, 2014
Restoration: None

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COMPOSITE STATUETTE OF A CROUCHING IBIS

COMPOSITE STATUETTE OF A CROUCHING IBIS

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Egyptian, Ptolemaic 3rd – 2nd century BCE
Length: 6.3 inches (16 cm)
Alabaster, bronze, wood, stucco, glass
Provenance: coll. Jacques René Fiechter, Switzerland (1920 – 1950).
Published: Cf. Cat. Basle – 1997, 255-256, no. 169; Cat. Berlin – 1992, 114-116, no. 80.

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