All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1174187 (stock #1098)
Large black glazed lekanis with applied decoration in white and umber. The lid has a large knob handle and is decorated on each side with the head of a lady of fashion. Between the two heads are large palmettes. The base is plain black glazed save for an umber band just above the foot. Dates from Apulian Greece, ca. 275-250 BC. Piece shows beautifully with the type of "silvering" that you love to see in these Greek Apulian pieces. Lid is intact, save for two small chips at the bottom edge of the lid. The base has some repair, nicely done. Diameter across the handles is 22.8 cms, or 9.1 inches. Ex. Welsh private collection. (Ferris Collection)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1156491 (stock #1093)
Ancient wine drinking cup, known as a Kylix, manufactured in the Greek colony of Campania in the middle of the 4th century B.C. Beautifully constructed shallow drinking bowl with two delicate handles to the sides, small two ringed foot beneath, stamped in the center with maker's mark of a four-pointed star, each point decorated with an acanthus leaf. Kylix measures 8 3/8" wide across the handles and 1-7/8" high. Choice condition with a beautiful silvery iridescence in the black finish. There is a repair to one of the handles, otherwise the piece is intact. The piece comes with a wonderful radiograph showing the absence of any breaks save for the handle repair which is shown. Ex. German collection by way of Artemis Gallery. A wonderful example.