Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342047
Ostracon Ancient Art
$280.00
Whitish Etrusco-Corinthian aryballos decorated with fine stripes and bands, some of them interconnected with diagonal lines.
Tiny strokes on the outside of the discoid rim. Tongue pattern on the shoulder. A stripped handle from shoulder to rim. The base with a small cavity below.
Ceramic
Etruscan, 600-550 BC
H. 10.3 cm (4.05 in)
Missing shard on the disk rim restored. Otherwise intact and of good condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342046
Ostracon Ancient Art
$380.00
Etrusco-Corinthian aryballos decorated with red-brown bands and lines. Two bands below the shoulder interconnected with diagonal lines.
Small strokes on the outer part of the broad discoid rim. Tongue pattern on the shoulder. A strap handle from shoulder to rim with brown stripes. The base with a small cavity below.
Ceramic
Etruscan, 600-550 BC
H. 10.1 cm (4 in)
Small chip out of the disk rim restored; outside rim and upper end of the strap handle chipped...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342045
Ostracon Ancient Art
$340.00
The red-figure lid with two female heads between palmettes and stylized volutes.
The ‘Ladies of Fashion’ are nearly identical and wear ornate saccoi leaving a bun projecting at rear, a spiked stephane, earrings and necklaces.
The lid’s knob with radiating strokes on top. The black-glazed dish has an inset flange to receive the lid and is set on a high hollow foot. Nice example of the type.
Ceramic
Apulian, ca. 330 BC
D. 9.5 cm (3.75 in)
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341961
Ostracon Ancient Art
$720.00
Gnathia ware skyphos decorated with a profusion of stylized vine-branches (Oxford vine) which enclose a tiny alabastron and a wreath at center. Above several bands within incised lines.
The back side with a row of white tongues, incised lines and dotted triangles. A dot-rosette and hooks at center, flanked by two hanging leaf-sprays.
Graceful shape with steep wall and horizontal handles attached just below the rim. Standing on a low ring base.
For the decoration scheme cf...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1341960
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Roman imperial bronze mirror can with raised rim and concentric lines on the outside. The specular inside with tears of lead and a blackened silver surface.
Bronze
Roman, 1st/2nd century AD
D. 11.5 cm (4.5 in)
Nice spotted patina. Reflective side was initially silvered and is now corroded black.
Brian Page Antiquities, Brighton (England), December 2009.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341959
Ostracon Ancient Art
$180.00
Greek vase for multiple offerings composed of three globular vessels with short flared rim. The group is standing on stepped feet. A central loop handle at the join of the vases.
Black-glazed pottery related to Xenon ware.
Ceramic
Greek, South Italian, ca. 350 BC
H. 5.6 cm (2.2 in)
W. 8 cm (3.1 in)
Loop handle missing and restored. Black glaze slightly worn in places. Soil deposits.
Swiss private collection, by descent...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1341745
Ostracon Ancient Art
$750.00
Bronze figurine of Bacchus, the Roman version of the Greek Dionysus, rendered in an accomplished contrapposto.
The bearded god is clad in a toga, which is wrapped around his left upper arm and covers his back and his legs.
Bacchus is recognizable by the bunch of grapes, which he holds in his left hand. This attribute points to him as the patron of vine harvest, religious ecstasy and theater.
Bronze
Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD
H. 7 cm (2.8 in)
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1341744
Ostracon Ancient Art
$50.00
Formerly in the ancient art gallery Antikenkabinett Bernd Gackstätter, the item was originally catalogued as a mace head, an assumption which is presumably wrong.
The abrasion on the outer sides of the central hole may have been caused by a rope which was driven through. Much like as on loom weights or weights for fishing nets.
Brown-coated, coarse terracotta
Mediterranean area, of undetermined age, although old.
D. 8.4 cm (3.3 in)
Intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1341679
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Large bronze neck piece of triangular form with slightly raised rectangular collars off-setting the tapering hooked terminals.
The front embellished with carefully incised and stamped ornament. A large wheel enclosing a rosette at center, the zones between the six petals stippled...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1341678
Ostracon Ancient Art
$4,200.00
Faience shabti inscribed with six lines of horizontal text starting just below the crossed arms.
The spell reads: ‘The Governor of Upper Egypt, Anhh-Hor, he speaks, oh, this shabti’ and is followed by version VII-A of the shabti spell.
The inscription shows an exceptional orthography and archaic vocabulary reminiscent of the renaissance of ancient Egyptian culture at the beginning of the 26th Dynasty.
Ankh-Hor was a high rank official under Psammetichus II and Apries and...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341355
Ostracon Ancient Art
$12,600.00
Large Attic pelike of the Kerch style decorated with an Arimasp on horseback fighting off two griffins. The Amazon is riding a prancing horse, turns back and raises her sword-wielding arm above the head.
The woman wears a Phrygian cap and is clad in an oriental costume with trousers. Her defeated companion lays on the ground. The griffins with reserved wings.
Three draped youths on the reverse, the leftmost holding a staff. Their cursory style is reminiscent of the Group G(riffin)....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341354
Ostracon Ancient Art
$8,600.00
Decorated in black-figure with Athena Promachos confronted to a couple of giants, one of them defeated and falling backwards. Behind her another fully armoured warrior. The scene depicts a gigantomachy, the war fought between the gods of Olympus and the rebelling giants.
Athena wears a high-crested Attic helmet, the aegis and a long chiton. She yields a spear, her shield is emblazoned with a tripod.
The cuirassed hoplites are similarly armed and wear chitoniskoi. Their shield devic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341353
Ostracon Ancient Art
$680.00
Large Greek Apulian oinochoe of spindle-shaped body with tubular neck and substantial trefoil rim. A slightly raised twofold handle arching from rim to shoulder.
Almost entirely covered with black glaze, lower body and underside of the flared foot reserved.
The red line running around the shoulder reminds of Attic pottery tradition.
Ceramic
Greek South Italian, early 4th century BC
H. 23.4 cm (9.2 in)
D. belly 15.3 cm (6 in)
Intact except for a t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1338274
Ostracon Ancient Art
$220.00
Hayes type I/II B lamp with a rosette in the discus bearing the filling hole at center.
The narrow shoulder frame with targets alternating with dots.
Unpierced handle with single trail, base raised.
For a closely related lamp cf. Q 1733 in: D. M. Bailey. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. Vol. 3, Roman Provincial Lamps. London 1988.
Ceramic
Roman North Africa, Tunesia, 4th century AD
L. 11.3 cm (4.4 in)
W. 7.3 cm (2.9 in)
Intac...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1338273
Ostracon Ancient Art
$120.00
The discus with two columns with gable and arch, topped by tendrils (?). The filling hole at center, below a triangular feature probably representing grapes. A row of ovules over wavy tendrils on the raised shoulder.
Round body and projecting nozzle with raised edge to the wick hole. A twofold band handle at rear, base undefined.
For closely related lamps cf. Q 3309-3310 in: D. M. Bailey. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. Vol. 3, Roman Provincial Lamps. London 1988. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1338272
Ostracon Ancient Art
$150.00
Roman volute lamp with a narrow flat shoulder showing wine leaves and grapes in relief. The plane concave discus with a filling hole and a smaller air hole.
The rounded nozzle flanked by volutes. Ring handle placed at rear.
Defined circular base with impressed planta pedis mark.
Ceramic
Roman, 2nd/3rd Century AD
L. 9.6 cm (3.8 in)
W. 6.8 cm (2.7 in)
Intact, fine condition. Mold made and light as a feather. Light tan clay with worn red slip.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1338271
Ostracon Ancient Art
$140.00
Molded Roman lamp decorated at center with a wreath of foliate branches bearing rounded fruit. Sideward volutes along the nozzle.
Form Loeschke type IV, shouder form IIIa.
For similar shape and decoration, cf. no. Q1510, p. 159 and pl. 2 in: D. M. Bailey. A Catalogue of the Lamps in the British Museum. III. Roman Provincial Lamps. London 1988.
Ceramic
Roman, 1st/2nd century AD
L. 9 cm (3.5 in)
W. 6. 3 cm (2.5 in)
Intact, and thin walled. Light tan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1338270
Ostracon Ancient Art
$140.00
Roman lamp with a rare depiction of Diana driving a chariot pulled by deer. The goddess is wearing a garment that is flowing in the wind. She is holding a bow. The central disk surrounded by a band of ovules.
The lamp belongs to a well-known group showing gods chasing on chariots.
Ceramic
L. 10 cm (3.9 in)
Roman, 2nd century AD
Intact. Surface encrusted in places.
Swiss private collection, since the 1960s/70s.

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