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