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Greek, Large Terracotta Female Head, 5th Century B.C.
From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AT34361. 4 1/4" terracotta female head protome, Choice, 11 cm (4 1/4") high; red-brown terracotta; high floral tiara and large earrings, bound up curly hair; with base stand shown; lovely style; SOLD
Punic (Carthage or Syro-Palestinian Coast), Glass Caricature Head Pendant, Late 6th - 5th Century B.C.
From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
A recent European auction listed a similar but complete piece with an estimate of 18,000 Euros! SH32405. Head pendant; cf. Corning Pre-Roman 214, Choice, 1.6 cm (5/8"), core-formed, yellow face and ears, white eyes with blue centers, white blob center of forehead, blue beard, blue and white spiral striped hair band, lower beard, back and loop missing; rare; SOLD
Greek, Bronze Votive Bovine Amulet, Geometric, c. 7th - 6th Century B.C.
Geometric bronze animal figures were popular votive offerings from the mid to late 8th century B.C. in a number of Greek sanctuaries, notably at Olympia. Bronze bulls were probably symbolically offered in place of actual animals.AS58663. Geometric bronze bovine amulet; cf. Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Bronzes, Museum of Fine Arts Boston, 1971, p. 19, fig. 18, Choice, 2.2 cm long, 2 cm high; humped bull (zebu?) with long horns; from an American private collection, ex Alex G. Malloy (July 1992); SOLD
Eastern Greco-Roman, Terracotta Plaque of Kissing Couple, c. 1st Century B.C. - 1 Century A.D.
AT31039. height 11 cm (3 7/8"), Nice condition, one-sided, SOLD
Greek, Bronze Krater(?) Handle, Ornamented With Head of Dionysos, c. 400 - 200 B.C.
This handle was probably once attached to a krater, a punch-bowl type vessel used for diluting and serving wine. The earliest kraters were bronze and almost exclusively the volute-type. Very few bronze kraters have survived. Most often only the handles remain.AG40492. Greek bronze krater(?) handle, height 12.7 cm (4 5/8"), ornamented with facing head of Dionysos, SOLD
Greek or Thracian, Gold Pendant, c. 3rd - 1st Century B.C.
SH33681. Gold repousse pendant, 24.8 mm, weight 2.024 g, facing bust, pearl rim and two decorative pearl circles across field, loop flattened; SOLD
Greek, Tegea, Archaic Terracotta Bust of Kore, 6th Century B.C.
From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AT34451. Bust of Kore, 8 cm (3") high, cream terracotta; Kore wearing polos, hair braided down sides, necklace with amulets attached, archaic eyes, Choice - Superb, beautiful style, unmounted; SOLD
Greek, Archaic Terracotta Bust, 5th - 4th Century B.C.
From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AT34431. 8 cm (3") high, Choice to Superb, cream terracotta; hair rolled and touching shoulders, hands at breast, archaic eyes; unmounted; very rare; SOLD
Greek, Campania, South Italy, Blackware Olpe (Juglet), 4th - 3rd Century B.C.
AL59769. Greek, Campania, blackware glaze olpe, c. 4th century B.C., 3 x 4", attractive form, single strap handle, broad flaired mouth, dullish black glaze, small nicks, light deposits; from a New Jersey collection; SOLD
Greek, Apulia, South Italy, Gnathian Ware, Black Glazed Bottle, c. Late 4th Century B.C.
Gnathia ware is named for ancient Gnathia (now Egnazia) in eastern Apulia, where the first vases of this type were found in the mid-19th century. Gnathian ware was produced c. 370 - 270 B.C. This type of grape and vine decoration was most popular c. 320 B.C.AL59774. Greek, South Italy, Gnathian Ware, black glazed bottle, c. Late 4th century B.C., 3.25 x 5", intact, light deposits, lovely grape clusters and vines in pale yellow on black glazed body; from a New Jersey collection; SOLD