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Ancient Vessels and Tableware

See Toiletries and Grooming for smaller bottles used for perfumes and oils.

Cypriot Bichrome Ware Amphora, Iron Age, c. 1100 - 750 B.C.

|Pottery| |Antiquities|, |Cypriot| |Bichrome| |Ware| |Amphora,| |Iron| |Age,| |c.| |1100| |-| |750| |B.C.|
The referenced amphora in the British Museum, dated Early Iron Age, 1100 - 750 B.C., is very similar to this amphora. The most significant difference is only the concentric circle motifs are on the neck, vice shoulder. The geometric patterns on this amphora are also found on earlier Mycenaean pottery.
AP23892. cf. Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, BR. MUS. II C., pl. 2, 1, choice, complete and intact, scattered mineral deposits, rim warped, 26cm (approx. 10 1/4 inches) tall, c. 1100/900 - 750/500 B.C.; fired terracotta, flat base, ovoid body, broad neck, everted mouth, a pair of stirrup handles, pale buff slip with decoration in dull brown, ladder pattern on flat rim, encircling bands of varying width on neck and body, 4 concentric circle motifs on shoulder, one wavy band encircling body, base and handles brown; ex prominent NY Collector DK; $2500.00 (2375.00)


Canaanite, Cypriot Imitative Lentoid Terracotta Pilgrim Flask, Late Bronze Age - Early Iron Age, c. 1400 - 1100 B.C.

|Holy| |Land| |Antiquities|, |Canaanite,| |Cypriot| |Imitative| |Lentoid| |Terracotta| |Pilgrim| |Flask,| |Late| |Bronze| |Age| |-| |Early| |Iron| |Age,| |c.| |1400| |-| |1100| |B.C.|
This flask came to us identified as a Cypriot flask found in Israel. This form is from Cyprus but most Cypriot specimens are "red lustrous ware." Click here to see a superb Cypriot flask in the British Museum. Our specimen is red-orange clay with a buff or brown slip and clearly cruder than the Cypriot examples. It is imitative of the Cypriot type, almost certainly made locally in Canaan. The referenced Canaanite flask is discussed in Trude Dothan's (1979), Excavations at the cemetery of Deir El-Balah (available online). Deir El-Balah is in the central Gaza Strip. The cemetery's main period of use spans the 13th century B.C., with a possible beginning in the 14th and extension into the 12th. The flask was found in grave 116, cut into the sandstone, and containing an anthropoid coffin and burial gifts that indicate, like other similar burials in the cemetery, the dead was of high position, had an Egyptian cultural affiliation, and must have lived in the area. Dothan notes several similar flasks from other Canaanite excavations, one dated c. 1250 - 1200, and others found in a mixed Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age context.
BK23894. cf. Deir El-Balah (Qedem 10) p. 40, 29; see note 9 for a list of other finds; for Cypriot prototype see BM Online 1899-1229-102, Choice, complete and intact, slip worn, terracotta lentoid pilgrim flask, 19 cm (7 1/2") tall, red-orange clay with a buff-brown slip, asymmetrical lentoid body wheel made in two joined halves, long neck, mouth just slightly flared, single handle from shoulder to neck; ex Griffin Gallery of Ancient Art (Boca Raton FL); $1100.00 (1045.00)


Egyptian Blue Faience Votive Cup with Cartouche of Amenhotep III, c. 1391 - 1350 B.C.

|Egyptian| |Antiquities|, |Egyptian| |Blue| |Faience| |Votive| |Cup| |with| |Cartouche| |of| |Amenhotep| |III,| |c.| |1391| |-| |1350| |B.C.|
Amenhotep III, meaning Amun is Satisfied, was the ninth pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty. According to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June 1391 B.C. to December 1353 B.C., or June 1388 BC to December 1351 or 1350 B.C.
AB30968. height 5.7 cm (2 1/8"), turquoise-glazed faience cylindrical votive cup inscribed with the Cartouche of Amenhotep III, Choice, SOLD


Kingdom of Israel, Pottery Bowl, Iron Age I, 1200 - 800 B.C.

|Holy| |Land| |Antiquities|, |Kingdom| |of| |Israel,| |Pottery| |Bowl,| |Iron| |Age| |I,| |1200| |-| |800| |B.C.|
Time of Samuel and Judges.

From the collection of Alex G. Malloy, former dealer in antiquities for 40 years.

Found in Israel.
AH48135. Pottery bowl; cf. Amiran pl. 60, 1; buff, wheel-made, ovoid body, vertical side rim, pedestal ring base, 2 inches high x 6 inches diameter, Superb, intact, SOLD


Columbia, Guacari Region, Narino, Red Glazed Zoomorphic (Frog) Pot, c. 1000 A.D.

|Pre-Columbian| |Antiquities|, |Columbia,| |Guacari| |Region,| |Narino,| |Red| |Glazed| |Zoomorphic| |(Frog)| |Pot,| |c.| |1000| |A.D.|
 
AE61811. Narino, Zoomorphic Pot, 2.5 inches, burnished red glazed vessel with rim decorated with a molded frog, intact, SOLD







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