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ArtAncient specialises in fine works of ancient art, with a particular focus on beautiful, decorative and well provenanced pieces. From dazzling, opalescent fossils, powerfully sculpted Greek body armour and sensuously carved Roman marbles to the most incredible examples of large meteorites. Founded by the director in 2008 after more than 10 years experience in the business, we have grown to become prominent dealers, having exhibited at major art fairs and sold to important museums and collectors. ArtAncient are committee members of the ADA and members of IADAA, LAPAD...Read More

ArtAncient

1stdibs Dealer Since 2014

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LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers

International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations

The British Antique Dealers' Association

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Featured Pieces

Exceptional Gandharan Stucco Buddha - 4th Century AD
Exceptional Gandharan Stucco Buddha - 4th Centu...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Asian Busts
A magnificent, over lifesize Gandharan sculpture of Buddha, dating to the 4th Century AD. Gandharan stucco sculpture rarely comes more beautiful than this sensuously modelled artw...
Ancient Greek over Life-Size Hellenistic Marble Head of an Athlete, 300 BC
Ancient Greek over Life-Size Hellenistic Marble...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Classical Greek Busts
Marble
A Hellenistic over life-size marble head of an athlete, circa 300 BC. Turned slightly to his left, the idealized oval face with deep set almond-shaped eyes, framed by a sweeping, ...
Dazzling Opalescent Gem Ammonite Fossil
Dazzling Opalescent Gem Ammonite Fossil
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Canadian Natural Specimens
An example of one of the most spectacular fossils in the world. A large and fantastically vibrant ammonite, Placenticeras costatum, from the famous Bearpaw formation. Dating to the l...
Sculptural Sikhote Alin Meteorite
Sculptural Sikhote Alin Meteorite
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Russian Natural Specimens
A huge, sculptural octahedrite Meteorite dating to the formation of the solar system, some 4.55 billion years ago. A fragment from the largest witnessed Meteorite shower since the da...
Extremely Rare Giant Lily Pad Fossil
Extremely Rare Giant Lily Pad Fossil
Antique 15th Century and Earlier American Decorative Art
An extremely rare giant fossilized lily pad from the Green River Formation, dating to the Eocene, approximately 50 million years before present. Miraculously preserved as a large,...
Ancient Silver King Croesus Coin, 550 BC
Ancient Silver King Croesus Coin, 550 BC
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Classical Greek Antiquities
Silver
The first silver coin. Issued by the famously wealthy King Croesus of Lydia, circa 550 BC. The front of the coin with a leaping, open-jawed lion, attacking a large bull. The r...
Ancient Egyptian Pre Dynastic Cosmetic Fish Palette, 3500 BC
Ancient Egyptian Pre Dynastic Cosmetic Fish Pal...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Wall-mounted Sculptures
An Egyptian Pre Dynastic cosmetic palette, in the form of a fish. Dating to the Naqada II period, circa 3500 - 3100 BC. Carved from green schist, depicting a stylized bulti fish ...
Ancient Greek Satyr and Nymph Silver Coin from Siris, 500 BC
Ancient Greek Satyr and Nymph Silver Coin from ...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Antiquities
Silver
Archaic silver stater from Siris, Macedonia, circa 500 BC. The front of the coin with a nude ithyphallic satyr, seizing the arm of a fleeing nymph. The reverse with an incuse p...
Ancient Cypriot Archaic Amphora, 700 BC
Ancient Cypriot Archaic Amphora, 700 BC
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Urns
Pottery
Cypriot Amphora, dating to the Cypro-Archaic period, circa 700-600 BC. With splayed foot and wide voluminous body, rounded shoulders, cylindrical neck and two double strap handles...
Ancient Greek Silver Dolphin Drachm Coin from Zankle, 500 BC
Ancient Greek Silver Dolphin Drachm Coin from Z...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Sicilian Classical Greek Antiquities
Silver
Silver drachm from Zankle, Sicily, circa 520-500 BC. The front of the coin with a leaping dolphin, swimming into the scythe shaped harbour of Zankle. The inscription reading: D...
Ancient Greek Silver Archaic Tetradrachm Coin from Akanthos, 470 BC
Ancient Greek Silver Archaic Tetradrachm Coin f...
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Greek Classical Greek Animal Sculptures
Silver
Archaic silver tetradrachm from the city of Akanthos, on the Chalcidian peninsula, circa 470 BC. The front of the coin with a lion leaping onto a large bull, sinking its teeth and...
Ancient Egyptian Predynastic Pottery Jar, 3600 BC
Ancient Egyptian Predynastic Pottery Jar, 3600 BC
Antique 15th Century and Earlier Egyptian Egyptian Vases
Pottery
An Egyptian Predynastic pottery jar, dating to the Naqada II period, circa 3600-3200 BC. A tall, ovoid vessel with flat base, the mouth with a thick, collared rim. Covered with a ...

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