Antiquities authenticated and attributed by Alex G. Malloy.
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, $1580.00 (€1185.00)
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; $600.00 (€450.00)
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; $600.00 (€450.00)