Ostracon Ancient Art, fine antiquities
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1492361
Ostracon Ancient Art
$680.00
Vase of outstanding provenance, acquired in 1962, well before the UNESCO World Heritage Convention of 1972.
Black glazed sieve guttus with a raised molding around the perforated sieve at centre. Pairwise cannelures on the cushion-shaped body. The ring handle placed at right angles to the straight spout. Ring foot reserved underneath.
For a related example, cf. inv. no. Cp 3333 in the Louvre Museum database.
Ceramic
Greek Sicilian, 4th-3rd century BC
D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1492002
Ostracon Ancient Art
$8,500.00
Fine zoomorphic askos in the shape of a crouching cow.
The barrel-shaped body decorated with owls facing each other with their wings raised, the other side features a large (tuna?) fish. The owls rendered in silhouette technique, the fish with reserved eye and teeth.
The animal crouches on short straight forelegs, the hind legs are folded up under the body
Ceramic
Greek Sicilian, Selinunte Group, 450-425 BC
L. 13.3 cm (5.2 in)
H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1492001
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,450.00
Pagenstecher lekythos showing a goose with high swung neck, massive body with distinct wing tips, and detailed feet.
The beak once rendered with white color, faint discoloration of the eye. Above the bird a dot rosette...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1492000
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2,850.00
Large vase decorated with red-figure scenes. A chiton clad woman with a small box stands in front of a naked youth holding a taenia; the youth’s cloak is wrapped around his arm.
Volutes and flowers in the field, a discus placed between the heads.
Cloaked youths with strigilis and a walking stick on the reverse.
The side handles with a central ridge, the areas below show heavy palmettes with lateral volutes and bellflower blossoms...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490835
Ostracon Ancient Art
$6,500.00
Attic red-figure cup with a nude athlete standing between a stele and an altar.
The right arm is outstretched towards the altar in front of him, with the left hand he holds a strigil close to his body.
The young man wears a purple fillet with a vertical spike at the front. The eye is depicted in profile. The hair over the forehead with a row of dangling dots...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1490834
Ostracon Ancient Art
$2,650.00
Fine Western Greek head fragment with calm expression and appealing Early Classical facial features. The face shows a prominent nose, full lips and a heavy chin. The beautifully arched brows span over indistinct eyes that were originally painted. The hairline above the forehead with heavy curls.
The Severe Style marks the transition from Late Archaic to Early Classical art. It is defined by the simplicity or severity of forms, visible in both facial features and treatment of the clothes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490832
Ostracon Ancient Art
$280.00
Black glazed drinking cup with steep wall, slightly everted rim and single horizontal handle. Standing on a low ring foot. Covered with fine quality black gloss inside and out.
Common Apulian type. For a similar example, cf. item no. 101, p. 61 in: John W. Hayes. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1984.
Ceramic
Apulian, around 350 BC
Size: H. 5.2 cm (2 in)
D. 9.5 cm (3.7 in)
W...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490831
Ostracon Ancient Art
$320.00
Greek Campanian Black-glazed Dishes, 350-300 BC Black-glazed dishes of shallow form with thick wall and slightly flared base. One with a small offset between the rounded lip and the foot...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1490830
Ostracon Ancient Art
$280.00
Black glazed dishes with rounded wall and slightly incurved rim. One standing on a conical foot, the other on disk feet. Two dishes with brilliant black glaze.
Ceramic
Campanian, late 4th century BC
D. 6.9 cm (2.7 in) to 8.7 cm (3.4 in)
H. 3.3 cm (1.3 in) to 5.2 cm (2 in)
Intact. Black glaze with minor surface wear, one dish with peeled off glaze.
Ex Swiss private collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1489869
Ostracon Ancient Art
$1,850.00
Rare seated figure with writing tablets folded open on the lap. The writing right hand rests on the tablet, which is held with the other. The small face with a prominent nose, the eyes and the mouth indistinct and originally painted. Curls frame the forehead and braids fall along the neck.
The figure wears a skin-tight tunic that might have been originally painted. The edge of a cloak covers the lower chest. Broken below the writing tablet at the level of the knees.
For the limesto...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489868
Ostracon Ancient Art
$400.00
Elegant black-glazed pelike of globular body, incurving neck and flared rim. Band handles to the sides. Standing on an evert foot.
Covered with a dull glaze, area around the foot reserved.
For a smaller example with similar glaze, cf. inv. no. 66.072 in the RISD Museum database.
Ceramic
Apulian, late 4th Century BC
H. 14.4 cm (5.7 in)
Intact and fine. Minor surface wear, soil deposits in places.
Swiss private collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489867
Ostracon Ancient Art
$360.00
Native Apulian jug of rounded body, trefoil shaped mouth and strap handle.
Top of the mouth and of the handle dipped into red-brown glaze. Four small bands around the belly. Standing on a flat base.
Ceramic
Apulian, Messapian, 450-400 BC
H. to rim 15.8 cm (6.2 in)
Intact and fine. Soil deposits.
Swiss private collection, acquired in September 2010.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489866
Ostracon Ancient Art
$320.00
Native Apulian jug of globular body with everted rim and strap handle.
Red-brown glaze on the inside of the rim, several bands around the belly, short strokes on the outside of the handle. Standing on a flat disk base.
Ceramic
Apulian, Messapian, 450-400 BC
H. to rim 10.3 cm (4.1 in)
H. to handle 11.8 cm (4.6 in)
Intact and fine. Some surface wear, lime deposits in places.
Swiss private collection, acquired in June 2008.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489865
Ostracon Ancient Art
$180.00
Native Apulian jug of globular body, everted rim and strap handles.
Plain ceramic, standing on a flat disk base.
Ceramic
Apulian, 3rd century BC
H. 12.3 cm (4.8 in)
Intact and fine. Soil deposits in places.
Swiss private collection, acquired in September 2010.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489864
Ostracon Ancient Art
$140.00
Native Apulian single-handled jug of globular body, tapering neck and everted rim.
Remains of a brown glaze, standing on a flat base.
Ceramic
Apulian, 3rd century BC
12.5 cm (4.9 in)
Handle restored, glaze worn. Soil deposits in places.
Swiss private collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489546
Ostracon Ancient Art
$850.00
Daunian krater with bulbous body, short funnel-shaped mouth and slightly upturned handles.
The shoulder area with bluish-black bands and hanging angles underneath.
Ceramic
Daunian, Subgeometric II, 550-400 BC
H. 16.3 cm (6.4 in)
W. over handles 29 cm (11.4 in)
Small shard out of the mouth restored, otherwise intact and fine. Excellent condition with well-preserved colors.
Swiss private collection, acquired March 2006

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489264
Ostracon Ancient Art
$460.00
Fine quality bowl with five half open lotus flowers impressed on the inside floor.
Bowl of rounded profile curving up sharply to a slightly incurved rim. Standing on a low rounded foot with beveled molding.
For similar stamps, cf. Beazley Archive database, vase no. 9006433.

Ceramic
Greek Campanian, 3rd century BC
D. 17 cm (6.7 in)
H. 6.6 cm (2.6 in)
Intact apart from minor abrasion. Black lustrous gloss, partially turned red on the outside....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1489263
Ostracon Ancient Art
$520.00
Very large black-glazed cup with single handle. Covered with fine quality black gloss inside and out. The deep bowl with an almost flat, inward sloping rim. Standing on a low ring foot. Underside reserved.
For a similar cup close in size, cf. item no. 6211a 1 in: Morel 330-300 BC
Ceramic
Greek Campanian, 350-300 BC
D. 15.5 cm (6.1 in)
W. over handle 19 cm (7.5 in)
H. 5.9 cm (2.3 in)
Intact and fine, superb black gloss.
Swiss private collec...