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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1488674
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,450.00
Rare terracotta group with a rat and two mice seen side by side gnawing on the bait of a mousetrap.
According to Pedrizet perhaps an ex-voto offered by a person whose house or granary was infested with mice and rats.
Published as item no. 417, p. 151, pl. 120 (center right) in: Paul Perdrizet. Les terres cuites grecques d’Égypte de la collection Fouquet. Paris 1921. (copy of the publication record joined)
For a rat trap, cf. Petrie Archive UC16773.
Terracotta
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488673
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2,000.00
Nike crowns a victorious gladiator. She stands on a sphere and holds a palm frond in her left hand.
The secutor she crowns waves the sword. His opponent sways with his head bowed and a deep wound on the side. His hand drops the sword. He is fatally injured.
Ex Daniel Fouquet (1850-1914) collection, published as item no. 445, p. 157, pl. 90 in: Paul Pedrizet. Les terres cuites grecques d’Égypte de la collection Fouquet. Paris 1921. (copy of the publication record joined)
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488672
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,750.00
Handle-ornament decorated in relief with a shepherd reclining on an acanthus, playing double-pipes. A lyre hangs from the tree which is shading him, on the left a sheep that looks on.
Triangular handle ornament from a mold made pottery lamp. Broneer type XXI (very rare with figural decoration). Light brown clay, covered with a brown slip. Ink inscribed back: 1278, and label underneath 1278.
Published as item no. 356, p. 131, pl. 99 in: Paul Pedrizet. Les terres cuites grecques d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1488671
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,200.00
Terracotta figure of Harpokrates with the attributes of Herakles, lion skin and knobby club, in the crook of his left arm.
Harpokrates is depicted with the sidelock of a child. The head is expertly modeled with wide, heavy-lidded eyes, a broad nose, and fleshy lips.
Harpokrates wears the Egyptian headdress with stripes and the threefold Atef-crown.
The youthful god is shown nude with the right forefinger close to the lips. The wrist with a bracelet.
Harpokrates was th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488529
Ostracon Ancient Art
$280.00
Thin-walled creamware cup with narrow base, rounded body and slightly flared rim. Single strap handle from belly to rim. Bichrome linear decoration inside and out.
For a related example, cf. Beazley Database vase no. 1009801.
Ceramic
Daunian, 4th century BC
H. 8.7 cm (3.4 in)
D. 9.9 cm (3.9 in)
Intact and fine. Small craze fixed.
Swiss private collection, acquired in the German art market in June 2008.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488089
Ostracon Ancient Art
$480.00
Single-handled vase with cushion-shaped body and an inward folding rim to prevent the liquid from spilling out. Standing on a ring foot.
The black glaze turned red on the inside and around the foot. The shape is also known as kothon or plemochoe (on hight foot).
Ceramic
Greek, 5th century BC
D. 13.8 cm (5.4 cm)
W. over handle 16.7 cm (6.6 in)
H. 5.7 cm (2.2 in)
Intact and fine, black glaze worn in places, surface on the inside partially chipped. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488088
Ostracon Ancient Art
$360.00
Single handled kyathos with incurving rounded bowl. The outside of the rim is decorated with red-brown and umber bands. The same colors are used for the hourglass symbol inside the bowl. Standing on a flat base.
For a related example, cf. vase no. 119, p. 34, pl. 41 in: Filli Rossi. Ceramica Geometrica Daunia della Collezione Ceci Macrini. Bari 1979.
Ceramic
Daunian, Sub Geometric II, 550-400 BC
D. 13.7 cm (5.4 in)
H. to handle 9.1 cm (3.6 in)
Fair con...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488087
Ostracon Ancient Art
$360.00
Brown-glazed Apulian plate with gently raised, shallow floor. The low sloping rim with a flat top. Standing on a low ring foot. Faint traces of fingertips around the foot where held when dipped into the glaze medium. Covered with a red-brown glaze.
For a related plate, cf. item no. 107 in: John Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto 1984.
Ceramic
Apulian, 350-300 BC
D. 14.9 cm (5.9 in)
H. to rim 4.2 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488086
Ostracon Ancient Art
$340.00
Well modeled plate of shallow floor and upcurving rim. The bulged outside of the rim with a marked groove below. Standing on a ring foot which shows two pierced holes for suspension.
Faint traces of fingertips around the foot where held when dipped into the glaze medium. Covered with black glaze that turns into a warm red-brown color.
Ceramic
Greek South Italian, 3rd century BC
D. 15.4 cm (6.1 in)
H. to rim 4.1 cm (1.6 in)
Swiss private collection, acqui...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488085
Ostracon Ancient Art
$460.00
Shallow plate nicely decorated with red-orange banding, contrasting well with the pale brown clay.
The center and the edge to the slightly raised rim with neatly incised grooves. Concentric ridges also on the outside face. Standing on a low ring foot.
Ceramic
Daunian, Sub Geometric III, 4th century BC
D. 19.3 cm (7.6 in)
Intact and fine. Fresh preservation of the applied colors with minor wear in places.
Swiss private collection.

The authe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1488084
Ostracon Ancient Art
$380.00
Apulian plate of shallow floor with a low sloping rim with flattened top. Impression from the foot of another dish on the floor. Standing on a low foot with beveled molding.
Faint traces of fingertips around the foot where the plate was held when dipped into the black glaze. Covered with a dense black glaze.
For related examples, cf. nos. 39-41 in: CVA Ostschweiz Ticino, Switzerland 5, pl. 43.39-41. Beazley archive vase no. 1009741.
Ceramic
Apulian, 350-300 BC
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1487962
Ostracon Ancient Art
$550.00
Black-glazed kylix of shallow curved bowl with inset lip, slightly concave on the outside. The cup is standing on a thick spreading ring foot. Dotted circle 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. 15.7 cm (6.2 in)
W. over handles 21.5 cm (8.5 in)
H. to rim 5.2 cm (2 in)
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Etruscan : Pre AD 1000 item #1487961
Ostracon Ancient Art
$480.00
Italo-Geometric vessel with incurving rounded bowl. The thickened rim enhanced with red-brown bands and strokes. Star design on the inside floor.
Ceramic
Italo-Geometric, Etruscan, 7th century BC
D. 12.7 cm (5 in)
H. to rim 5 cm (2 in)
Intact and fine. Minor wear and chipping.
Swiss private collection, acquired in the German art market in February 2010.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1487960
Ostracon Ancient Art
$280.00
Glazed jug of globular body and evert neck. Three raised knobs around the shoulder. Arching strap handle with tiny knobs at the topmost point, standing on a bulged base.
The upper side covered with a black glaze that turns into a red-brown in places.
For the same type, cf. vase no. 126, p. 75 in: J. W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto 1984.
Ceramic
Greek Campanian, 3rd century BC
H. 8.2 cm (3.2 in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1487959
Ostracon Ancient Art
$240.00
Glazed jugs of ovoid body and steep shoulder. Arching strap handle, standing on a flat base.
Covered with a greenish brown glaze. Faint traces of fingertips around the base from dipping the vase into the glaze.
The shape connects to form 5221a1 in: Jean-Paul Morel. Céramique Campanienne: Les Formes. Rome 1981.
Ceramic
Apulian, 400-350 BC
H. to handle 6 cm (2.4 in)
D. belly 6 cm (2.4 in)
Intact and fine. Both with a nice brownish black glaze, one...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1487958
Ostracon Ancient Art
$220.00
Glazed jugs with flared rim lip and low strap handle. The tapering wall slightly offset from the flat base. Both jugs standing on a flat base and covered with a brownish glaze.
Marks of fingers along the belly of one item. The other jug with faint traces of fingertips around the base from dipping it into the glaze.
The shape of the larger jug connects to type 5335, from Ordona, in: Jean-Paul Morel. Céramique Campanienne: Les Formes. Rome 1981.
Ceramic
Apulian, 350-3...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1487765
Ostracon Ancient Art
$450.00
Thin-walled Attic skyphos with steep walls curving in at the rim. The tilted horizontal handles reserved on the inner side. Standing on a torus base, the underside enhanced with a carefully drawn dot and circle motif.
Ceramic
Greek Attic, 450-425 BC
H. 5 cm (2 in)
W. over handles 11.6 cm (4.6 in)
D. 6.9 cm (2.7 in)
Intact and fine. The brilliant black glaze worn in places.
Ex Galeria M. A. Daneu, Palermo, inv. no. Sca426. Sold April 24, 1962 – w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1487764
Ostracon Ancient Art
$680.00
Very large black-glazed skyphos with high swelling body and horizontal horseshoe handles.
The torus ring foot with carefully turned and glazed inside edge. The reserved surface with a crimson wash. Excellent brilliant black glaze.
The quality of the pottery shows the treatment of standard Attic products. J. W. Hayes refers to these as Atticizing wares, cf. pp. 43 in: Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto 1984.
Ceramic