A ROMAN ALABASTER CINERARIUM CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. The profiled foot, ovoid body, domed lid and piriform finial each separately sculpted, the body with twin voluted handles rising from leaf shaped handle-plates and merging with the flaring disk rim, the domed lid with two incised bands 19¾ in. (50.2 cm.) high
Jade Configuration of Dragon, Bird, and Snake, 4th cent. BC - 3rd cent. BC Ornament Chinese , 4th-3rd century BC Zhou dynasty, Warring States period, 475-221 BC Creation Place: China
A CHOICE PHOENICIAN 'BIL-BIL', ca. 1200-900 BC. The classic Phoenician vessel with spherical body on everted ring base with high neck with everted rim, a single strap handle looping gracefully from the shoulder to the neck, the body ornamented with curving ridges.