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Punic (Carthage or Syro-Palestinian Coast), Glass Caricature Head Pendant, Late 6th - 5th Century B.C.

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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.

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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


Greek, Bronze Krater(?) Handle, Ornamented With Head of Dionysos, c. 400 - 200 B.C.

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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


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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, Archaic Terracotta Bust, 5th - 4th Century B.C.

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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.

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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.

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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


Greek Bronze (Krater) Handle, Ornamented With a Panther Head, c. 400 B.C.

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The Panther was the companion of Bacchus. 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.
AG30977. height 8.0 cm (3"), bronze (krater?) handle with panther head emerging from acanthus; SOLD


Greek, Archaic Rhodian, Female Protome Head, Early 5th Century B.C.

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From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.
AT34406. 7 cm (2 3/4") high; red-cream terracotta; protome head; archaic eyes, wearing stephone, Choice, with stand as shown in zoom photo; SOLD


Greek, Apulia, Southern Italy, Calene Ware Guttos with Zeus or Herakles, c. 350 - 280 B.C.

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From a New Jersey collection. A small honest restoration that could be touched up with a little matching paint if desired.
AE61817. Greek, black glazed lamp filler; cf. ROM Black Glaze Ware 86 - 88; 4.5 inches; black glaze on fine orange clay, c. 350 - 280 B.C.; broad low rounded body, fluted belly, loop handle on shoulder, long near vertical spout with broad flat grooved rim, a facing head of Zeus or Hercules on the discus; chip and small restored area on rim, otherwise intact; SOLD




  




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