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May 26 2014

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Latest Addition: Persian bronze oil lamp with a seated bird on the attached hinged lid, from the Sassanian Period, 700-900 AD.

February 21 2014

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Bronze Vessel
Yuan Dynasty - 1300’s AD

Bronze head-shaped vessel with removable lid and a single snake-shaped handle. The lid, with a seated figure. The single spout is shaped like a stylized bird-like animal with scales, with an animal surmounted on the top of its head.
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Bronze Vessel
Yuan Dynasty - 1300’s AD

Bronze Asian two-piece animal shaped vessel, from the Yuan Dynasty, with two animals on the head and mouth. Its back with a removable lid, the small bird on the lid serving as the handle. The surface of the piece is adorned with raised geometric designs.
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Bronze Animal Statue
Qing Dynasty - 1700’s AD

Hollow bronze statue of a large cat hunting its prey. Its body is highly ornamented with intricate geometric patterns, including four stylized dragons. 

February 13 2014

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Roman Bronze Bowl
1st Century AD

Bronze bowl with the bust of a woman in the center.
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Roman Bronze Oil Lamp
1st Century AD

Bronze oil lamp with simple geometric border, and the ansa with a shell motif.

The surface depicts a couple standing over a water basin. The female is shown pouring water into the basin from an amphora.
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Bronze Oil Lamp
Greece, 18th Century AD

Bronze oil lamp with Leda and the Swan, the head of the swan serving as the ansa.

Leda and the Swan is a story in Greek Mythology. Zeus, disguised as a Swan, in order to escape the watchful eyes of his wife Hera, seduced or in other versions raped the maiden Leda, daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius.

February 06 2014

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Byzantine Oil Lamp
600 AD

Bronze oil lamp, with single spout on a pedestal base, decoratively incised scroll-work on the top. 

January 23 2014

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Luristan bronze ax head, with a bird on the handle. Ancient Iran, 1200-800 BC
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Ancient Greek Bronze ring with a flat oval center piece with an incised floral pattern. 400 BC

January 21 2014

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Asian squared-off bronze container from Yuan Dynasty, 1300s AD. The entire surface with incised geometric designs. The heads of four horned rams on the four corners.

January 14 2014

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Ancient Roman hollow bronze statue of Venus, the goddess of love and beauty, standing half naked on a base. Arms missing.

December 16 2013

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December 02 2013

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Roman, 100 BC

Bronze door knocker of a muse or Goddess with an up-swept hairstyle, the knocker suspending from her ears. 

November 22 2013

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Bronze sword with an incised human face, linear and spiral designs on both sides of the hilt and blade. 400-200 BC

November 20 2013

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3 Bronze arrowheads and 1 angled brooch (pin is missing) with carved linear designs. 700-200 BC
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Bronze sword with an open mouthed dragon head on the handle, with traces of gold gilding. 400-200 BC

October 07 2013

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Lorestan (or Luristan). Bronze garment pin in the shape of a horse and its rider. Ancient Iran, 1200-800 BC
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Lorestan (Ancient Iran). Bronze pendant in the shape of a bull. 1200-800 BC

September 24 2013

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Asian. Hollow bronze Buddha with a shrine seated on a throne with a tilak to the forehead. Traces of gold gilding and green patina. 

Ming Dynasty, 1300s AD

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