Free Ground Shipping UPS Med

Showing 1–12 of 109 results

  • Ancient Biblical Holy Land Perfume Juglet, Judea (1784B-WSA) $395

    $395.00
    H: 5.75”   Dia: 3.375″ | FREE SHIPPING!

    This pottery Judean juglet was made during the Biblical Period in the Holy Land (Levant) and used to hold perfume or other costly items. Its upper body tapers inward to a narrow neck to limit its pouring rate and conserve its costly contents. Covered with slip to lessen leakage and improve their appearance, these were used throughout the Roman-Empire.

  • Ancient Biblical Holy Land Amphoriskos, Judea (1934VHE) $425

    $425.00
    H: 5.75”  W: 3.375” | FREE SHIPPING!

    An amphora is Greek jar with a single or double handles made in a variety of sizes and copied by all ancient Mediterranean trading nations. This amphoriskos, literally a “small amphora,” has a stunning profile and one handle but is top heavy and cannot stand without support. It dates from the time of the Holy Land during the first Jewish Biblical Period in Judea circa the 8th to 6th century BCE, a ancient time from which few pieces survive intact.

  • Ancient Daunian Earthenware Cup, Magna Graecia, Italy (1789LME) $595

    $595.00
    H: 3”  W: 4.75”  D: 4” | FREE SHIPPING!

    Produced in northern Apulia in the early Daunian period, this cup with a flaring rim has a wide loop ear-shaped handle attached at the bottom, looping above and attached to the top rim. It was covered with a beige slip before being decorated with reddish-brown and light black bands on the body and handle creating a multi color stripe motif on the handle and across the body with geometric forms such as circles, and four triangles with rounded sides typical of Duanian earthenware vessels. There may be repairs to the handle as there is a thick uneven slip applied over the painted body underneath it or the handle might have been attached after the body paint was completed. Otherwise it is in very good condition.

  • Ancient Glazed Ceramic Han Wing Cup, China (1009BOH) $450

    $450.00
    H: 1.5”  W: 5.125”  D: 3.875” | FREE SHIPPING

    This rare Han dynasty green glazed winged cup is a mingqi burial object placed in a tomb to comfort and satisfy the deceased. Winged cups were popular during the Han Dynasty when they were made from molded earthenware covered with a thick green leaded glaze which sometimes , as here, caused a chemical reaction between the lead and the tomb’s humidity resulting in an iridescent silver-green color.  It is in very good condition considering its age and use with considerable silver-green glazed luminous iridescence remaining.

  • Ancient Harpocrates Figurine, Roman Empire, Alexandria (1844BHK) $395

    $395.00
    Ht: 6.5”  W: 2.625”  D: 1.75” | FREE SHIPPING!

    This figure is Harpocrates the Greek god of silence, confidentiality and secrets holding a jar and was made using a bivalve-mould. The iconography hints at a royal and temple cult, as he wears a double crown symbolizing both Upper and Lower Egypt. A royal emblem showing an association with the contemporary king, in Egypt royals with crowns were a manifestation of the Egyptian god Horus. Small white specks are all that remains of the slip and colorful paints covering it. Missing part of his right side when excavated, there are no repairs and it is mounted on a stand. Given its age, the image is in good condition with normal scrapes and cracks found in pieces of this age.

     

  • Ancient Holy Land Biblical Period Perfume Juglet, Judea (1786EOE) $395

    $395.00
    H: 4”   Dia: 2.75″ | FREE SHIPPING!

    This pottery Judean juglet was made during the Biblical Period in the Holy Land and used to hold perfume or other costly items. Its upper body tapers inward to a narrow neck to limit its pouring rate and conserve its contents. Covered with slip to lessen leakage and improve their appearance, these were used throughout the Roman Empire.

  • Ancient Holy Land Biblical Period Pottery Vessel, Judea (1933VHK)

    $395.00
    H: 3.375”  W: 4.25 ”  D: 3.75” | FREE SHIPPING!

    This ancient Judean vessel created during Israel’s Biblical Period was hand shaped using the coil method. It likely held potable liquids, cooking oil or other items.  This is a rather sophisticated piece for Bronze Age vessel made mallennia ago.

  • Ancient Holy Land Biblical Period Wine Jug, Judea (3241BHK) $695

    $695.00
    H: 8.5”  Dia: 5.5” | FREE SHIPPING!

    This Biblical Period earthenware wine jug is rare because of its difficult chances of survival over such a long time period. Made in the Judea Holy Land, it has a tall globular body and a downward sloped shoulder that join together in a distinctive carinated edge running around its top.

  • Ancient Lekanis Dish, Magna Graecia (3247BHK) $575

    $575.00
    H: 3.625”  Dia: 3.5″ | FREE SHIPPING!

    This diminutive but very elegant piece is a lekanis, a lid-covered dish originating in Greece embraced by artisans from Apulia in Magna Graecia in Southern Italy who adapted this form in their Xenon wares in the 6th century BCE. This terracotta lidded bowl is covered with pale matte salmon decorations over a black glazed body, a bowl highlighted with decorative meandering bands. Fathers in ancient times filled these bowls with small items of adornment and gave them to their daughters as a wedding gift, which would be a delightful tradition to uphold today.

  • Ancient Pottery Woman with Child, Roman Empire, Alexandria (1845BHK) $395

    $395.00
    Ht: 6.75”  W: 3”  D: 2” | FREE SHIPPING!

    This Roman Egyptian figurine from Alexandria of a woman holding a young child is a Kourotrophos, a class of god and goddess figures holding infants or children. Referred to as child nurturers, these were revered deities, cult figures and mortals who were also fertility symbols and protectors of the young. Mother and child figures like this are universal and appear known in disparate cultures throughout the world.

     

  • Ancient Ribbed Oinochoe Wine Jug, Roman North Africa (3197B-EKB) $295

    $295.00
    Ht: 6.25”  W: 3.25”  D: 2.75” | FREE SHIPPING!

    This is an excellent example of the daily-use utilitarian earthenware oinochoe created for the masses. . Its body is tapered and ribbed from the everted rim to just above the flat, wide foot making it stable and attractive. It was made using a potters wheel, seen by the circle marks on the bottom and the uniform ribbing.

  • Ancient, Xenon Ceramic Vessel, Magna Graecia, Italy (1368LME) $495

    $495.00
    H: 3.125”  W: 3”  D: 2.875” | FREE SHIPPING!

    This small 4th century BCE Xenon earthenware container has a single strap handle. Its body is decorated with orange painted designs of a continuous geometric meander, a band of tapering vertical lines above and a thin line around the body below it.

End of content

End of content