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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1136086
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$4,500.00
An extremely rare greek bell krater, from Mykenos, Crete, dating to the 6th.-5th. Cent. BC.

The krater is huge and heavy with thick walls. Finely decorated in red and black with very elaborate handles. An extremely rare piece and the first Cretan krater of this type we've ever had in stock.

Size: Huge pottery vessel, measuring 33 cm. high and 31 cm. between the handles.

Condition: Choice! Nothing missing, only a couple of large clean breaks clued w hairlines visible...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1371525
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$1,295.00
Rare large bronze situla double handle with a lion's head mount (the opposite mount is missing), Dating 4-3 c. B.C. / Etruscan in the Hellenistic Greek style. The two handles terminated with stylised beast heads.

Size: 23 cm. in length (max) and ca 18 cm. between each terminal.

Condition: Superb, exceptional green enamel patina, combined with much Azurite.

Note the similar specimen at Museum of Fine Arts Boston, reff. M. Comstock - C. Vermeule, Greek, Etruscan and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1371877
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$1,250.00
A magnificent bronze Slave Collar, Eastern Roman / Byzantine Empire, later 1st. millenium AD.

From and Danish Collection we recently re-purchased this exceptional piece of historical evidens to the Slavery in the Easter Roman Empire in the 1st. millenium AD.

This collar was made for female slaves, who were send shopping groceries and other supplies on the market. It has a hinge that can be opened and closed firmly around the neck with a little tap that fits into the ring....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1371768
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$1,150.00
An elaborate glass flask, Roman, 2nd.-4th. century AD.

A flask or Vase of a very rare form, profusely decorated with a neck color with circles and on the body different geomethric forms, incl. wheel-like forms (?), perhaps also figures (?). Bulbous body and a tall neck. The vessel is standing on tiny knobs of glas, of which two are missing but it stands perfectly.

The entire vessel with fine silver and rainbow irridescence.

Size: 12,3 cm. tall.

A highly i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1376580
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$1,100.00
Roman Rod formed miniature glass vessels, 3rd.-4th. century AD

Size: ca. 23-29 mm. tall each.

Condition: 6 intact, 3 with minor repairs to the handles.

Provenance: These small vessels comes in a variety of forms and colors, and first appear in the archaeological record around the mid-3rd Century AD. Production seems to have begun in the broader Syria / Palestine area, though examples have been found over a very wide area, including western Europe.

The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1371782
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$895.00
An elaborate glass flask, Roman, 2nd.-4th. century AD.

A Flask or Vase of a rare form, in a beautiful aubergine-coloured glass, profusely decorated on the entire body of different geomethric forms. Bulbous body and a tall neck. The vessel also with a colar around the base, round pronounced base.

The entire vessel with fine rainbow irridescence.

Size: ca. 10,8 cm. tall.

A highly interesting and extremely rare flask for which we could not readily find ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397676
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$875.00
Extremely rare early discus shaped type of pottery Oil lamp, Roman late 1st. century AD.

The lamp is of the Loeschcke Type IV and displays a scene with Hercules fighting the Hydra on it's discus. An awesome motif and an important lamp for the historically interested collector or scolar.

Size: 11,5 cm.

Condition: Nice for the rare type, a few cracks restored nicely and intact with nothing missing.

Provenance: From a Rheinland-Pfalz collection, 1970-1...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1397685
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$875.00
Extremely rare early type of pottery Oil lamp, Roman, 1st. century AD.

The lamp is of the Loeschcke Type IV and displays a scene from the the Education of Achilles by Chiron.

An awesome motif and an important lamp for the historically interested collector or scholar.

Size: 10,7 cm.

Condition: Choice for the rare type, look completely intact, but it's uncleaned in places, which could hide a hairline, we're not certain, and it would be a shame to clean...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1336228
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$850.00
A love large Guttus with a high relief head of Gorgoneion, Campania / Apulia in Sothern Italy, 4th.-3th. century BC.

A finely modeled Gorgon or Medusa head in relief occupies the central portion of this guttus.

The head of the Gorgon / Medusa was featured on the aegis (shield) of the goddess Athena and it this case the portrait actually resembles the goddess herself. A long spout, ridged at the top, and a short handle are characteristic of this type of vessel, as is the fine ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1393045
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$850.00
Fine Early Christian bronze lamp, dating to the late Roman - Early Byzantine period, 4th to 6th Century AD. Solid bronze tapered vessel with protruding spout, raised disc foot and extended cross handle.

Condition: Choice, excellent metal and old redish-brown collection patina. Missing filler hole cover and a few tiny pinholes, otherwise intact.

Size: 12,5 cm. in length and 8,5 cm. tall.

Ex. Utzon Frank collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1397806
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$850.00
Wonderful large vase with a ribbed corpus and the neck with trail decoration, Roman 1st.-3rd. century AD.

Very impressive vase in light green glass, rarely seen in the larger size intact.

Size: 17,5 cm.

Condition: Superb, intact with mild patination.

Provenance: A Rheinland-Pfalz private Collection, Germany, aquired 1970-1999.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1239816
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$750.00
An extremely rare and important Etruscan offer bowl (omphalos), made in thick terracotta glazed pottery, 400-300 BC.

This shallow terracotta bowl is molded after bronze vessels and has a dome-like omphalos emerging from its interior. Around the omphalos are deep relief decorations. Very rare in terracotta.

The exterior is finely glazed and the bowl has two holes for hanging, typical for the Etruscan ware.

Size: 205 mm. (diameter) Extremely large and very solid potte...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1393657
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$750.00
Massive Cypriot amphora, dating to the Cypro-Archaic period, circa 700 - 600 BC.

With splayed foot and wide voluminous body, rounded shoulders, cylindrical neck and two double strap handles. Richly decorated with bands of red and black pigment overall and handles with vertical bands.

An impressive and attractive Amphora!

Size: 21 cm. tall and 21 cm. wide, a substantial piece.

Condtition: Choice, repair of a chip with hairline, and minor loss to the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1394127
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$750.00
Beautiful rare early Greek Terracotta jug, Archaic, early 5th century B.C.

A stunning gem of a Jug with Blackfigure decoration of a female in pursuit of - or dancing with - winged male Deity.

The style and execution is very high end! Archaic period and very rare.

Size: ca. 6 cm. high.

Ex. Old Swedish collection, comes with a COA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1397826
Senatus Consulto
$750.00
A rare and larger square Roman glass Jar, ca. 2nd.-4th. cent. AD.

A very attractive square Jar, symethric work in light green glass.

Size: 14,8 cm. tall and rather massive in hand.

Condition: Choice!, intact with a small closed hairline fissure in the bottom, othervise superb.

Provenance: A Rheinland-Pfalz private Collection, Germany, aquired 1970-1999.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1401085
Senatus Consulto
$750.00
Outstanding example of a Megarian bowl dating from the Hellenistic Period during which much of the Aegean and Western Asia were under the influence of Alexander the Great.

The bowl in red terracotta made in an elegant thin-walled style and ornately decorated with a pattern of symethric floral decoration in high relief, mold made. A Theatre Mask in the center is a very fine and scarce feature of this specific bowl.

Size: 11,4 cm. in diameter and ca. 7 cm. tall.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1379454
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$695.00
A rare and important silver spoon of exceptional size for type, Late Roman-Early Byzantine, 4th.-6th. century AD.

A wonderful silverspoon, dating to the late Roman period, 3rd.-5th. century AD.

The spoon with an oval bowl, a twisted shaft and terminal.

Size: 20,7 cm.

Condition: Choice, nice metal for type, uncleaned. Two small ancient perferations to the bowl, othervise perfectly intact.

Ex. Old German Collection originally bought in Engl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1397706
Senatus Consulto
$695.00
A terrific and extremely rare carving of the Dwarf-god Bes, Ptolemaic-Early Roman period, 3rd. century BC-1st. century AD.

Very high quality carving with fine details of the naked Bes with the feather crown.

Size: 8,7 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb for type and medium, intact with a wonderful ancient patina.

Provenance: Old German Collection, 1980s aquisition.