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8979. AN EXCESSIVELY RARE CYCLADIC SPOUTED EWER. Early Cycladic II-III, Kastri Group, Keros-Syros Culture, ca. 2400 BC. The highly burnished mirror-surface blackware vessel of spherical form with slant mouth spout, incised 'rope' decoration on the handle. 4 x 7 inches. Intact and choice with light soil adhering. See Goulandris Collection #180-183 for very nearly identical pieces. An excessively rare and museum quality early Cycladic artwork. On custom acrylic base. $17,500 estimate.
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8980. A FINE GREEK CORE GLASS ALABASTRON, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The free standing vessel with combed white and yellow marvered strands in opaque blue glass ground, pale green applied handles. 5.1 inches. Base reattached, otherwise choice intact condition. Very rare. $12,500 estimate.
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8981. IMPORTANT GREEK ALABASTRON CARVED WITH A SCENE FROM THE ILLIAD. Hellenistic, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The alabaster perfume vessel carved in relief with Achilles dragging the body of Hector behind his chariot, ornamental floral registers above and below, traces of sheet gold overlay, remains of an ancient bronze pin embedded in small suspension? holes on the sides, the whole with light reddish iron oxide stains. 1.5 x 4.4 inches. A unique and museum quality example of fine Greek art. $37,500 estimate.
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8982. LIMESTONE STELE OF THE YOUNG DIONYSOS AMONG GRAPEVINES. c. 2nd century BC-AD. A sizable limestone figure of the young god standing nude in a grape arbor with his robes fallen down around his thighs, his ringlets falling over his shoulders. 6.5 x 9 x11 inches. 30 lbs. A fine erotically charged piece even though the face was unfortunately chipped away perhaps by early Christians. Free standing. Rare. $12,500 estimate.
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8983. A GREEK MARBLE VOTIVE STELE. Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The marble slab topped by a triangular cornice with three projecting akroteria engraved with acanthus, a mounting tenon at the bottom, the body inscribed with four lines of Greek characters: ETOUS R(with line over P)KAI IB(lines over the I&B) /DIOGENHS ARTEMI/DWROU QEA ANDHNH/EUCHN. which read "In the year 100 and 12, Diogenes son of Artemidorus offered this to please the Goddess". If the years date from the beginning of the Seleucid era, this would date the erection of the stele to 200 BC. 3 x 12 x 25 inches. 65 lbs. Excellent condition with all letters of inscription clearer than image shows. $12,500 estimate.
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8984. A CHOICE TROY CLASS STONE HAMMER AXE. Middle Bronze Age, ca. 21st-17th century BC. The finely polished socketed stone axe of the same archaeological class as those found by Schlieman at Troy. 6.75 inches. Cf. 'The Gold of Troy' #166-169. The material is a lustrous jade-like blue gray stone, perhaps serpentine. The finest example I've carried. $3750 estimate.
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8985. A VERY RARE LARGE MACEDONIAN TRANSPORT AMPHORA, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. Of globular form with wide neck and heavy rim, a blunt projecting knob at the bottom, this type used for storage and transport of non-liquid goods. 16 x 23 inches. Intact with considerable sea encrustation. Choice intact example. An extremely rare large Macedonian artifact. See 'Chronicles Of The Roman World', Timothy R. Roberts, p. 78 for very similar examples found at the Macedonian capital of Pella. $7500 estimate.
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8986. A VERY RARE LARGE MACEDONIAN TRANSPORT AMPHORA, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. Of globular form with wide neck and heavy rim, a blunt projecting knob at the bottom, this type used for storage and transport of non-liquid goods. 15 x 22 inches. Intact with considerable sea encrustation. Choice intact example. An extremely rare large Macedonian artifact. See 'Chronicles Of The Roman World', Timothy R. Roberts, p. 78 for very similar examples found at the Macedonian capital of Pella. $7500 estimate.
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8987. A SUPERB GREEK BRONZE PALSTAVE AXE, ca. 6th-5th century BC. The heavy bronze axe with two flanged channels to receive the handle. 7.6 inches. Excellent condition with superb blue and green patina. The finest example I've carried. Extremely rare museum quality example of fine Greek toolmaking. $4750 estimate.
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8988. A LARGE GREEK SPEAR POINT, ca. 5th Century BC. Long, finely worked socketed blade with central ridge, two holes for attachment of streamers at the base. Length: 19 inches. Metal composition: Bronze with natural green patina with light soil encrustations. Provenance: Said to have been found near Syracuse in Sicily early this century. Fine Greek weapons and military gear are quite rare in any condition. Here we have a choice example of an exceptionally large spear point with the edges still quite sharp. A spear like this brings vividly to life the epic battles of the heroic Greek age. We can imagine this piece being broken in the midst of battle as it is in two pieces with a clean break in the middle. Excellent and very rare example, the edges still quite sharp. $3750 estimate.
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8990. AN EXCEPTIONAL GREEK BRONZE FIBULA. Hellenistic, c. 2nd century BC. The bow-type fibula with tail extending past the catchplate where it is turned back and wrapped around the body, the head wrapped round itself to form a spring terminating in the pin which rests in the catchplate, the whole with a superb beautiful sea-green patina. 2.85". Choice example. $1250 estimate.
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8991. A FINE GREEK BRONZE BULL, ca. 4th-2nd century BC. The bull with hump and large dewlap standing alert with raised horns, its head slightly turned to the right. 2.5 x 2.6 inches. Losses to rear legs and tip of right horn. Choice Hellenistic style. Very rare this nice. $4750 estimate.
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8992. A FINE GREEK BULL'S HEAD, ca. 4th century BC. The terracotta head with wonderfully modeled features including incised eyes and detailed fur, two mortise holes for horns, the whole covered with white slip. 2.5 inches. An applicae from what must have been a magnificent large Greek krater. $1250 estimate.
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8993. AN IMPORTANT GREEK BRONZE WARRIOR. Archaic, ca. 6th century BC. The spade-bearded warrior wearing helmet with cheek pieces, reinforced over the brow and pointed at back, his tunic reaching down to his thighs, his right arm raised to brandish a weapon, his left down at his side. 2.5 inches. Excellent proportions and detail with sharp features and incised detail in beard and tunic. Museum quality, a wonderful example of early Greek art. See eg. the wonderful 5.6 inch example of similar style and form in Sotheby's Dec. 1999 catalog estimated at $200,000-$300,000! Extremely rare. $37,500 estimate.
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8994. A SUPERB ARCHAIC GREEK PROTOME, ca. 6th century BC. The bust of a goddess done in the finest archaic style with high cheekbones, tightly curled hair under a high polos and with a wonderful archaic smile. 4.5 x 5.6 inches. Repair to base but face intact. A museum quality example of the finest Greek art. Free standing. $9500 estimate.
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8995. A FINE GREEK FIGURE OF A MOUNTED HORSEMAN, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The beardless warrior with slightly raised head possibly Alexander the Great. He sits on his rearing horse holding the reins in one hand and a Macedonian type shield in the other, the whole wonderfully composed and executed. 4.1 x 4.75 inches. Considerable remains of white, black and red pigment. From the collection of an American diplomat stationed in Italy in the early part of this century. On Italian marble base. $6500 estimate.
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8996. AN EROTIC GREEK FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rdľ2nd century BC. The boy God of Love depicted naked playing a lyre, his body turned to provocatively display his hips. 4 inches. Intact. Much original white, blue, pink and black pigment remaining. Extremely rare and erotic figure. Considerably better than photo. $5000 estimate.
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8997. A GREEK EROS RIDING A DOLPHIN, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The boy God of love playing a lyre as the dolphin leaps from the waves. 5.5 x 5.75 inches. Intact with remains of blue, white and red pigment under ancient soil. Root marks on the interior. A very rare and classic scene. $4500 estimate.
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8998. A CHOICE GREEK 'TANAGRA' FIGURE OF EROS, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. The young God of Love depicted naked in an animated pose, his right leg forward and hands outstretched, head turned to the left with a mischevious smile. 5 inches. Repair. Remains of red pigment on the hair and white on the wings. Very rare this nice. A wonderful example of the Hellenistic genius for capturing naturalistic poses portraying the human body in action. $3750 estimate.
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8999. A FINE GREEK FIGURE OF SILENOS, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The satyr depicted with long beard and hairy chest and legs wearing a loincloth and wreath. His left hand reaches back to support the leg of an naked erote he carries on his back, the erote's right arm in turn reaching around and holding onto the satyr's shoulder. 3.25 inches. Wonderful composition and detail, though with losses. Very rare. $2750 estimate.
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9000. A WONDERFUL GREEK FRAGMENTARY APHRODITE, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The goddess naked except for her robes which have slipped below the tops of her thighs, still wearing only a necklace and armlets and bracelets on both arms, her long braids falling over her shoulders. 2.8 x 3.5 inches. Even with losses a quintessential portrayal of feminine beauty. On custom stand. Very rare this fine. $4750 estimate.
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9001. A SUPERB GREEK 'TANAGRA' FIGURE, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The tall slim figure of an winged young maiden, perhaps Eos (Dawn) standing against a rock outcroping, her robes knotted below her belly, her right arm stretched downward, her right raised, likely once holding a victory wreath in her missing left hand. 9 inches. Repaired with a couple of small gaps. Considerable remains of polychrome. An exceptional and rare figure of the finest style. $12,500 estimate.
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9002. A LARGE GREEK BRONZE PITCHER, ca. 2nd-1st century BC. The pitcher of wide ovoid form on everted ring base, with a high conical neck with ridged shoulder opening to a wide rim with turned down edge, the handle with tapered incised handle terminating in a wide crescent ornamented with four curled knobs at the top, a palmette formed applicae at the shoulder. 7 x 8 inches. Broad area of reverse side patched. Still a very rare and presentable example of fine Greek bronzework. $4750 estimate.
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9003. A CHOICE GREEK BRONZE PHIALE OMPHALOS, ca. 5th-4th century BC. The ceremonial offering bowl of shallow form with ridged shoulder and slightly everted rim, the bottom with a lotus pattern with raised omphalos at center. 1.8 x 7 inches. Choice example in excellent condition, the bronze considerably thicker than in most examples. The whole covered with a fine chestnut, green and blue patina. Very rare this nice. $14,500 estimate.
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9004. A CHOICE ITALO-CORINTHIAN TREFOIL OINOCHOE, ca. 6th century BC. The small perfume vessel of domed form with miniature pinched pouring spout and small strap handle, the body decorated with rows of vertical bands, a rosette around the spout, all rendered in black and red on cream reserved areas. 2.3 x 2.75 inches. Choice intact condition. An excessively rare and beautiful type. Museum quality, a little treasure! $4750 estimate.
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9005. A FINE AND VERY LARGE ITALO-CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON, ca. 6th century BC. The piriform perfume vessel with narrow mouth with wide flat rim for spreading scent and small strap handle, the body decorated with 'fish scale' pattern and other ornamentation in red and black with added white dots. 5 x 9 inches. Professional repair with light soil encrustations. A choice and extremely rare example. On acrylic ring stand. $4750 estimate.
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9006. A LARGE AND FINE ITALO-CORINTHIAN ARYBALLOS WITH LIONS, ca. 6th century BC. The perfume vessel of spherical form with wide flat rim and small strap handle, the body decorated with lions confronting, a palmette between, flowers in the fields all rendered in black and red with incised details. 3.8 x 4.25 inches. Tiny side hole otherwise intact. Extremely rare this nice. $4750 estimate.
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9007. A CHOICE CORINTHIAN ALABASTRON, ca. 6th century BC. The terracotta perfume vessel incised and painted in red and black with the large figure of a Siren, its wings wrapping clear around the vessel. 3.8". Repair with light salt deposits but all original with excellent paint. Very rare. $7500 estimate.
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9008. A VERY HIGH QUALITY GREEK RED FIGURE LEKANIS. South Italian, ca. 450-400 BC. The lid with a wave pattern running around the rim, the top decorated with two fine young female heads separated by palmettes, each wearing strings of white pearls, their hair bound with caps with white hairpieces over the brows, the base with fine double handles with side spurs, its side with vertical linear design, the knob of the lid with a black thunderbolt on red ground. 3.5 x 5 inches. The quality such that it is most probably attributable to a known painter. Choice intact condition with very light deposits. Extremely rare this nice. $6500 estimate.
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9009. A GREEK RED FIGURE LEKANIS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The double handled vessel with heads of elegant ladies and palmettes decorating the knobbed lid. 3.8 x 5.8 inches. Some deposits. Intact. $2750 estimate.
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9010. A GREEK RED FIGURE LEKANIS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The double handled vessel with heads of elegant ladies and palmettes decorating the knobbed lid. 3 x 4.75 inches. Some deposits. Intact. $1750 estimate.
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9011. A FINE GREEK MINIATURE RED FIGURE OLPE. Apulia, ca. 4th century BC. The single handled vessel with the head of an aged man flanked by hanging banners, added detailing in white. 2.1 inches in height. Rare this nice. $1750 estimate.
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9012. AN EXCEPTIONAL LARGE GNATHIAN BOWL, ca. 4th century BC. The large hemispheric bowl with short pedestal base and slightly everted and rolled rim, the body with two registers of fine vertical ridges separated by a band of tongue and dart in yellow, another band of floral designs in white and yellow under the rim. 6 x 8.25 inches. Professional repair but all original. Light deposits. An extremely rare and fine type. $5000 estimate.
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9013. A CHOICE GNATHIAN GREEK OINOCHOE. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The black glazed jug of superbly elegant form with wide body and delicate trefoil rim, incised vines with leaves in white on the front. Excellent intact condition and of the most wonderful form. 5 x 7 inches. $4750 estimate.
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9014. AN EXCEPTIONAL GNATHIAN GREEK SKYPHOS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The two handled wine cup of elegant form on pedestal base with the double handles tied in a Herakles knot, the bottom section with fine ridges, the whole with a fine high lead content silvery black glaze, delicate vines around the shoulder in yellow, a white band around the top of the ridges, faint traces of root marks on the glaze. 3.75 x 5 inches. The finest example I've carried. Choice intact condition. Very rare this nice. $4750 estimate.
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9015. AN EXCEPTIONAL GNATHIAN GREEK SKYPHOS. South Italy, ca. 4th century BC. The two handled wine cup of elegant form on pedestal base with the double handles tied in a Herakles knot, the bottom section with fine ridges, the whole with a fine high lead content silvery black glaze, delicate vines around the shoulder and wave pattern around the rim in yellow, a white band around the top of the ridges, faint traces of root marks on the glaze. 3.6 x 4.8 inches. The finest example I've carried. Choice intact condition. Very rare this nice. $4750 estimate.
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9016. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, designs in reddish brown and slate blue. 10.5 x 11.5 inches across handles. Body intact except for one loop handle lost, rim repaired with about 1/3 lost but displays well from the front. Rare. An impressive large piece. $1750 estimate.
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9017. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, designs in reddish brown and slate blue. 9.5 x 10.75 inches across handles. Repaired from large shards with small gaps in bottom and rim. Rare. An impressive large piece. $1750 estimate.
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9018. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, two registers of vines and other designs in slate blue brown. 10.25 x 11 inches across handles. Repaired from large shards. Rare. An impressive large piece. $1750 estimate.
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9019. A BETTER TYPE DAUNIAN FUNNEL KRATER, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The large biconical vessel with especially wide funnel rim, two loop and two vertical tab handles on the shoulders, two registers of vines and other designs in reddish brown. 10.5 x 13 inches across handles. Repaired from large shards. Rare. An impressive large piece. $1750 estimate.
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9020. A CHOICE CAMPANIAN BLACK GLAZED BOWL, ca. 300 BC. The shallow bowl on ring base, the rim ornamented with a band of finely impressed tongue design, the whole with a superb practically flawless mirror glaze except for a reserved red sun-shaped circle and ring under the base, twin suspension holes in the ring of the base. 1.5 x 5.25 inches. Choice intact condition. $2750 estimate.
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9021. A MUSEUM QUALITY CAMPANIAN OLPE, ca. 300 BC. The elegant black glazed mug with dual strap handle attached to the wide rim, the entire body with four bands of elegant protrusions pressed from the interior while the clay was still plastic, the form in imitation of glass vessels of similar design. 3.25 x 3.5 inches. Choice intact condition. Completely uncleaned, the surface still covered with original lime deposits from the ground, traces of fine root marks and roots in the lime especially under the base. A wonderful and extremely rare example. $4750 estimate.
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9022. A FINE CAMPANIAN OLPE, ca. 300 BC. The elegant black glazed mug with single strap handle attached to the wide rim. 3.3 x 3.5 inches. Choice intact condition. A beautiful piece with one of the finest flawless mirror glazes one could imagine. $2750 estimate.
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9023. A FINE CAMPANIAN OLPE, ca. 300 BC. The black glazed mug with fine ribbed body and dual strap handle attached to the wide rim. 3.25 x 3.5 inches. Choice intact condition. A beautiful piece of quiet elegant proportion. $2750 estimate.
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9024. A GREEK BLACK GLAZED BOWL. Campanian, ca. 4th-3rd century BC. The small vessel with glaze with slight iridescense on ring base. 2 x 3 inches. Excellent condition. $450 estimate.
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9025. A RARE AND IMPORTANT STAMPED GREEK PITHOS FRAGMENT, ca. 1st-2nd century AD. The heavy rim shard from a large terracotta storage jar stamped EUKARPIA which translates as 'good seeds' indicating that this was probably a Greek agriculturalist's storage jar for the best grain which would be set aside for the next season's planting. 3.5 x 5.3 inches. An important and interesting artifact of the daily life of the ancient Greeks. $1750 estimate.
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9026. A VERY FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a grape bunch over a two-handled wine cup (kantharos) and Greek inscriptions. 2.75 inches. Likely from an amphora used to transport fine wine. A classic amphora handle stamp. $1750 estimate.
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9027. A VERY FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a finely detailed robed horseman and Greek inscriptions. 3 inches. $2500 estimate.
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9028. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a standing Goddess and Greek inscription NUSIOU. 4.4 inches. $1350 estimate.
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9029. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a double axe, double cornucopia and Greek inscription IERAKOS. 3.75 inches. $1500 estimate.
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9030. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing the caps of the Dioscouri and Greek inscription NIKIA between. 4.4 inches. $450 estimate.
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9031. A FINE TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Eastern Mediterranian, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With circular stamp containing a large duck with head reverted and resting on its, back, traces of non-Greek? inscription. The whole covered with white slip. 3.75 inches. Rare, the only one like this I've seen. $1350 estimate.
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9032. A VERY FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing the radiate head of Helios and Greek inscription. 4 inches. $2750 estimate.
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9033. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With rectangular stamp containing a caduceus, the symbol of Hermes, the God of merchants, and Greek inscription. 3 inches. $1350 estimate.
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9034. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Probably Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With circular stamp with the Rhodian rose and Greek inscription around. 3.75 inches. $1750 estimate.
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9035. A FINE GREEK TRANSPORT AMPHORA HANDLE. Rhodes, ca. 3rd-2nd century BC. With circular stamp with the Rhodian rose and Greek inscription around. 2.4 inches. $1750 estimate.
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9036. A MUSEUM QUALITY HELLENISTIC BRONZE OIL LAMP, ca. 2nd-1st century BC. The large shallow lamp with volute spout and high curving handle terminating in a grotesque head, the head of a bearded male with the comb, wattles and beak-like nose of a rooster. 4 x 5.75 inches. A wonderful example of grotesque humor in late Hellenistic art. Extremely rare. $12,500 estimate.
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9037. A CHOICE HELLENISTIC GREEK OIL LAMP. Probably Sicily, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The thick deep body of globular form with incised ring around the fill hole, a pronounced spout with black glaze. 2.5 x 4 inches. Choice condition. $750 estimate.
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9038. A FINE CAMPANIAN TEANO GUTTOS, ca. 320 BC. The oil lamp filler with narrow spout with conical rim, a ring handle with five ridged design on the shoulder, the body decorated with finely rendered vines in yellow and white, a 'necklace' of impressed annulettes and pendants around the neck, also a small tongue and dot band painted around the neck. 4 x 4.25 inches. Intact choice example. Very rare this nice. $2750 estimate.
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9039. A SUPERB CALENE WARE GUTTOS, ca. 3rd century BC. The black glazed terracotta lamp filler with an exquisite molded facing head of Alexander The Great as the young Heracles wearing the skin of a heavily maned lion on his head, the paws tied beneath his chin. 4.75 x 5.25 inches. Professional repair with a few small patches, the relief head appears complete and original. A superb Hellenistic Greek head of the finest style, the huge flowing mane of the lion especially impressive in the manner in which it frames the strong but sensitive countenance of Alexander. Museum quality. $7500 estimate.
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9040. A FINE AND LARGE CALENE WARE GUTTOS, ca. 3rd century BC. The black glazed terracotta lamp filler with an exceptionally high relief molded facing bust of Athena or a Gorgon wearing a Corinthian helmet, large serpents twining from her hair, numerous fine vertical incised lines ornamenting the shoulder, the whole covered with a high lead content silvery glaze with areas of subdued peacock iridescense. 5.75 x 6.5 inches. Choice intact condition. A superb high relief example of fine style. Museum quality. $5000 estimate.
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9041. A FINE CALENE WARE GUTTOS, ca. 3rd century BC. The black glazed terracotta lamp filler with a very fine molded facing head of a maned lion on the discus in high relief. 3.75 x 4.75 inches. Choice intact condition. A wonderful Greek lion head of the finest style. $4500 estimate.
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9042. A FINE CALENE WARE GUTTOS, ca. 3rd century BC. The black glazed terracotta lamp filler with a molded relief scene of a griffin attacking a doe on the discus, vertical incised ornamentation on the shoulder. 4.75 x 5.75 inches. The handle reattached. A wonderful Classic Greek scene of the finest style and excellent detailing including the feathers in the griffin's wings. $3750 estimate.
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9043. A CALENE WARE GUTTOS, ca. 3rd century BC. The black glazed terracotta lamp filler with a very fine molded facing head of a bearded satyr on the discus. 3.25 x 4.5 inches. Professional repair. A wonderful Classic Greek head of the finest style. $4500 estimate.
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9044. A CALENE WARE GUTTOS, ca. 3rd century BC. The terracotta lamp filler with a very unusual molded scene with a winged serpent legged being with a head between its legs, and apparently holding two smaller winged beings, one by either hand. 2.5 x 4 inches. Intact with minor scrapes. A very rare scene illustrating an uncertain myth and certainly deserving of further study. $1850 estimate.
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9045. A GREEK MARBLE VOTIVE STELE. Eastern Mediterranean, ca. 4th-1st century BC. The marble slab carved with the figure of Hecate, goddess of the night, dressed in long robes standing within her temple entrance flanked by low walls, she stands facing holding flaming torches in each hand. Two lines of faint Greek inscription visible below apparently defaced by early Christians. 3 x 19 x 21 inches. 95 lbs. $12,500 estimate.
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9046. A GREEK MARBLE FUNERARY STELE, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. with Greek inscription E(small T above).S(koppa)(here a gamma with an additional line arcing from the bottom to the right indicating it is a number) .M(small H above)PANHMOU.K/ALEZANDROS B.TOU A/POLLWNIOU AFFIAN/ALEZANDROU THN/MNTERA ARTEMIDW/ROU ALEZANDROU THN/MAMMHN which translates as : In the year 293, month of Panemos, day 20, Alexander II, the son of Apollonios and Affian the son of Alexander [erected this stele] for the mother of Artemidoros and the grandmother of Alexander. 3 x 14.5 x 23 inches. 57 lbs. Beautiful sharp carving and warm honey patina. $17,500 estimate.
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9047. A MUSEUM QUALITY ARCHAIC GODDESS, ca. 6th century BC. The terracotta goddess wearing long robes and high polos, two long braids falling over her breasts, she sits on her throne with hands on her knees and bare feet emerging from undr the hem of her robes. 2.4 x 3.25 x 7 inches. A couple of flakes, otherwise in choice intact condition with marvelous detail especially in the face with its wonderful archaic smile. $12,500 estimate.
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9048. A CORINTHIAN TERRACOTTA GODDESS, ca. 6th century BC. The archaic goddess, probably Demeter or Aphrodite with her dove, seated on a throne holding a dove. 3.25 inches. Intact but for chip to base by foot. A beautiful little piece of excellent style with more detail likely under light ancient soil. Rare. $2500 estimate.
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9049. A GREEK STUCCO PLAQUE, ca. 3rd-1st century BC. The plaque with a facing helmeted head between floral sprays. 3.5 x 4 inches. Complete with excellent detail. $1750 estimate.
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9050. A FINE GREEK ALABASTRON, ca. 6th-4th century BC. The carved alabaster perfume vessel of fine manufacture and graceful form with a horizontal ridge on the bullet-shaped body and a wide rim. 3.6 inches. A wonderful intact example in choice condition. Rare this nice. $5000 estimate.
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9051. A CHOICE GREEK RED FIGURE EPICHYSIS, ca. 4th century BC. The spool shaped vessel with high neck with long spout and high strap handle, the top with the figure of a seated lady holding a jewelry box framed by palmettes, the body encircled with incised vines with white leaves. 4.2 x 5.8 inches. Usual repair to handle, otherwise a choice intact example of excellent style with fine detail in the figure. Ex. old German collection. $5000 estimate.
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9052. A FINE GREEK LARGE BLACK GLAZED OINOCHOE, ca. 4th century BC. Of beautiful form with fine metallic black glaze, a molded actor's mask on the handle above the spout, a molded satyr's head at the bottom of the handle. 15.5 inches. Repair to handle. A choice and rare example. $12,500 estimate.
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9053. A FINE GREEK HYDRIA, ca. 6th-4th century BC. The large three-handled water vessel with black glaze with red bands, an owners mark incised below the third handle, a wave pattern around the neck, darker vertical lines on the shoulder. 10.5 x 11.5 inches. Intact, very rare type. $5000 estimate.
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