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A GREEK ROCK CRYSTAL JAR WITH A GOLD AND GLASS LID HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

A GREEK ROCK CRYSTAL JAR WITH A GOLD AND GLASS LID HELLENISTIC PERIOD, CIRCA 2ND-1ST CENTURY B.C.

Fatimid Flask Reliquary,Culture: Mount: European, Flask: Fatimid (Egypt)  Date: Mount: 14th century, Flask: 11th–14th century

Fatimid Flask Reliquary,Culture: Mount: European, Flask: Fatimid (Egypt) Date: Mount: century, Flask: century

Roman cameo cup, Farnese Cup Tazza Farnese, 2nd century B.C. Cameo cup of hellenistic Egypt in four layered sardonyx agate, it is a phiale libation plate, the internal decoration is an elaborate allegory of Ptolemaic Egypt's prosperity, Serapis-Isis-Harpocrates or alternatively, the Eleusinian triad Hades/Pluto-Demeter-Triptolemos, on the exterior Gorgonian mask glares threateningly at the enemies of the state, 20 cm diameter. Museo Archeologico Nazionale Napoli

The Farnese Cup (Tazza Farnese) is a BCE cameo cup of Hellenistic Egypt in four-layered sardonyx agate, carved on both sides. It is 20 cm wide.

Two handled amphora, cut from rock crystal. Early Roman Imperial, ca. 50 A.D. Early Roman Imperial, ca. 50 A.D.

eclecticacollecta: “Two handled amphora, cut from rock crystal. Early Roman Imperial, ca. Early Roman Imperial, ca. (via Two handled amphora, cut from rock crystal.

A ROMAN ROCK CRYSTAL AMPHORISKOS CIRCA 1ST CENTURY B.C.-1ST CENTURY A.D.

A Roman Rock Crystal Amphora Circa century Century A.

A Hellenistic Marble Head of a Ptolemaic Queen, Circa Mid 3rd/Mid 2nd Century B.C.

A Hellenistic Marble Head of a Ptolemaic Queen, Circa Mid Century…

The "Henry chalice"  - Tradition holds that it was a consecration gift to the Alte Kapelle from Henry II, the last Holy Roman Emperor from the Ottonian dynasty, who died in 1024 and was later canonised.

The "Henry chalice" (rock crystal, silver-gilt, precious stones; crystal: Fatimid, around mount: probably German, twelfth century

<b>Rock Crystal Gem Set Figure, Retailed by Cartier</b><br />rock crystal carving of a standing Guanyin bearing a fruit-filled basket and with gold adornment set with ruby, sapphire, and emerald cabochons, supported on a swag and tassel decorated plinth raised on cast and applied paw feet. Accompanied by likely original presentation silk-lined Cartier retailer's box.<br />10 in.<br /><br /><br /><br />Estate of a Lady, Washington, D.C.<br />With break having an early repair; minor chip to…

Rock Crystal Gem Set Figure, Retailed by Cartier : Lot 0344

Figurine of a Child. The big head, large ears, and short neck of this unusual figurine are characteristic of Hittite art.  Anatolian 1500-1200 BC.  Rock crystal.

(Rock crystal) - Figurine of a Child - The big head, large ears, and short neck of this unusual figurine are characteristic of Hittite art.

Cosmetic jar, gold filigree, sapphire and rock crystals, Byzantium, 6th century

Byzantine jeweled cosmetic jar with gold filigree, sapphire, and rock crystal, century CE. Courtesy of the Cleveland Museum of Art. The detailed scroll work, the carving!

Greek, Caryatid mirror with Aphrodite, Erotes, and siren, c.460 BC

ancientpeoples: “ Caryatid Mirror with Aphrodite Greece, ca. 460 BC (Classical) Bronze “A graceful female figure serves as a “caryatid,” or human support, for a mirror. The figure’s pose, demure.

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