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 : 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 : 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...
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...
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 : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1337528
Ostracon Ancient Art
$850.00
Apulian red-figured epichysis with a female head between volutes. The woman wears a diademed sakkos with a bun at rear.
The reel-shaped body with a tall angled handle showing two human headed rotelles at the join to the beak. Glazed tongues at the base of the neck, radiating strokes on the upper lip. On the body, a white laurel wreath along an incised line.
For a closely related item, cf. Gorny & Mosch Auktionen Munich, June 2016 sale, lot no. 204.
See also: Edinburgh, Nati...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1337050
Ostracon Ancient Art
$890.00
Banded skyphos decorated on each side with birds in silhouette technique. Both framed by palmettes resting on volutes.
An ivy leaf in the field, further leaves below the handles.
Steep wall, the inset lip slightly flared on top, torus foot, sideward handles.
The underside with a dot surrounded by off-centered circles in dilute glaze. The number 1042 written with pencil.
Ceramic
Greek Boeotian, around 500 BC
H. 6.2 cm (2.4 in)
D. 8.7 cm (3.4 in)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1332900
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,150.00
Bag-shaped jug with a flared rim and a high strap handle with horn-like projections on top.
Decorated with dark brown bands around the body. The front view with frames of spotted triangles and lozenges. Pairs of concentric circles around the lower belly.
Modelled by hand without a potter’s wheel. Very thin walled, meticulously applied decoration. The shape is primarily known from the northern Daunian area.
For a similar jug, cf. Beazley Archive no. 9033443 – CVA Mannh...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1332898
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,650.00
Richly decorated Saint-Valentin sessile kantharos with lozenge and laurel wreath panels.
The inside of the reserved diamonds with a dilute glaze design, the black diamonds with applied white filling. The lower section enhanced with a wreath of laurel leafs and berries in added white.
Tongue pattern along the rim and below the laurel wreath. The bottom of the foot with concentric circles in black glaze.
Group IV in the classification of Howard and Johnson, pp. 193-194. Accord...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1331024
Ostracon Ancient Art
$895.00
Boeotian kantharos with elegant high-arched handles. The tall upper wall flares towards the rim and shows a sharp flange close to the foot. The spreading ring foot with rounded outer face. Covered with a nice matt black glaze, the bottom reserved.
For a related vase, cf. item no. 24 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
The kantharos is the symbol of Dionysos, the Greek god of vine and vegetation, whose c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330808
Ostracon Ancient Art
$820.00
Rare Caeretan olla with fairly high belly and marked shoulder. The broad neck inset with a ridge at center and curving out at rim. Standing on a small flat base.
The shape is South Etruscan, similar items have been found at Cerveteri (Caere) – cf. item 18, p. 190f and no. 7, p. 258 in: Maria Bugli. Gli Etruschi e Cerveteri. Milan 1980.
Ceramic, Impasto
Etruscan, 7th century BC
H. 13.7 cm (5.4 in)
D. 15.8 cm (6.2 in)
Smooth reddish-brown impasto. Intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330807
Ostracon Ancient Art
$380.00
Tall Apulian net lekythos of spindly form with gloss-coated mouth. The neck is decorated with tongues, black bands frame the body which is covered with a net pattern of fine black lines.
For a related example, cf. item no. 272 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
Ceramic
Greek Apulian, around 300 BC
H. 12.7 cm (5 in)
Part of the foot professionally restored, chipping underneath the h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329305
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,000.00
Low bodied Attic jug with horizontal flanges at the belly and the base. The beaked spout flanked by two applied knobs rendered as rotelles. The high-swung strap handle from neck to shoulder.
The cushion shaped top with five delicate palmette stamps linked by very fine incised arcs.
The reserved incurving area between the flanges and the broad flat base show the distinct orange-red color of Attic clay.
For a related Atticizing epichysis from Northern Apulia cf. item no. 73 in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329303
Ostracon Ancient Art
$680.00
Black-glazed kylix of shallow curved bowl with a broad inset lip, slightly concave on the outside. The cup is standing on a characteristic thick spreading ring foot.
Dense black glaze, concentric circles and thin red wash on the reserved bottom.
For the discussion of the type as a whole cf. pp. 101-102 in: B. Sparkes, L. Talcott. The Athenian Agora. Vol. 12. Princeton 1970.
Ceramic
Athens, Inset Lip Class, 480-470 BC
D. 16.6 cm (6.5 in), W. over handles 22.8 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1329302
Ostracon Ancient Art
$480.00
Unusual dish decorated with four swans to left and rows of faded strokes for filling ornament.
The baseline and the rim with lines in applied red color. The inside of the dish is glazed black.
The Swan Group is formed by painters of miniature vessels usually decorated with swans.
As common with the group the swans are rendered cursorily in silhouette technique.
For similar examples cf. items no. 1275, 1281, 1287 and 1427 in: M. B. Moore and M. Z. Pease Philippides. Th...