GREEK BLACK-GLAZED POTTERY
 

 

767   ATTIC STEMMED CUP
         late VI - second quarter of V century B.C.
Light tan-brown clay, semi-lustrous black gloss, brown streaks in some areas, thin red  wash on reserved areas. Shallow bowl of segmental form, outcurved rim; two П-shaped handles with round cross-section applied horizontally below rim,  lifting up to rim level; stemmed foot with offset and base with thick rounded edge. Body and foot black except for: inside handles, edge and resting area of foot and inside stem. Mended. Lime deposits on inside foot. H. 3.2"(8.1 cm), D. 6.3"(16 cm).
$ 850

 

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765   ATTIC STEMMED CUP ("ACROCUP")
         460-450 B.C.
Light orange-brown clay with deeper red-orange surface wash. Black glaze all over, except for the bottom of bowl, upper and inside of stem and underside of foot. Rounded  shallow bowl, incurved at top; outcurved rim, stemmed trumpet-shape foot with narrow stem and thick rounded edge. Moulding at junction of foot and bowl, thin band in black. Two П-shaped handles with round cross-section
applied horizontally below rim,  lifting up to rim level. Thin band in black on underside of foot. Body mended. Lime deposits on inside foot. 
H. 3.3" (8.4 cm),
D. 5"(12.7 cm).
For similar see: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 93-97. Palmer H. Corinth XIII. Princeton, N.J., pls.45,47,48,51; Hayes. J. W. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1984, cat. 35.
$ 750

 

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764   ATTIC CUP (KYLIX)
         "VICUP" type
         460-450 B.C.
Light yellowish-tan clay, semi-lustrous black gloss, brown streaks in some areas, thin red  wash on reserved areas. Shallow bowl of segmental form; straight steep rim. Stemmed trumpet-shape foot with narrow stem and flat beveled edge, two round-sectioned handles applied horizontally below rim,  lifting up to rim level, forming horizontal bars. Body and foot black except for: edge of foot, resting surface of foot and inside stem. Accurately mended from large pieces. H. 2.9" (7.4 cm), D. 5.4" (13.7 cm).
For close parallels see: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 93, p.265, nos.434-38, fig 5, pl.20; Blegen C.W, Young R.S., Palmer H. Corinth XIII, The North Cemetery. Princeton, 1964, 160, fig. 20.
SOLD

 

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763   ATTIC STEMMED DISH (HANDLELESS KYLIX)
         Late VI century B.C.
Fine light tan clay; semi-lustrous black gloss all over, except for the edge and underside of discoid foot, thin red  wash on reserved areas. Shallow, segmental form body with incised groove below the lip, the lip curves inward and slightly offset on the exterior. Wide circle in black on the underside of foot. One fragment of upper wall is mended, otherwise intact. H. 2.9"(7.4 cm), D. 6.1"(15.5 cm).
For similar see: Boardman J. BSA 53- 54(1958- 59): 179; Talcott L. Hesperia 5(1936): 341; Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, p.138.
$ 600

 

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766   ATTIC  STEMLESS CUP
         late VI - second quarter of V century B.C.
Fine light tan clay; semi-lustrous black gloss. Body and foot black except for: panels behind handles, inner faces of handles; outside and resting area of the foot. Thin red  wash on reserved areas. Deep round form body with flat offset external rim-band; wide convex offset rim-band on inside. Low heavy foot with groove in black. Inner face black, two small concentrical circles at the center of the underside. Two П-shaped handles with round cross-section applied horizontally below rim-band,  lifting up to rim level. Broken in half, mended. H. 3.4" (8.6 cm), D. 6.6"(16.8 cm).
Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, no 573.
$ 1000

 

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313   ATTIC STEMLESS CUP
         475-450 B.C.
Fine light orange-brown clay; semi-lustrous black gloss. Body and foot black except for resting area of the foot and underside. Shallow, segmental form body; wide concave offset rim-band on inside. Low heavy foot, molded, black circle at the center of the underside. Two thick handles with round cross-section applied horizontally, lifting up above rim level. Incised graffito  ΣΙ on the underside. Ancient repairs (3 pair of holes along the seams). Body mended. H. 2.8" (7.1 cm), D. 7.9"(20.1 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, for the type 101-2.
$ 650

 

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768   ATTIC STEMLESS CUP
         475-450 B.C.
Fine light tan clay; semi-lustrous black gloss, fired reddish-brown on one side. Body and foot black except for: panels behind handles, inner faces of handles; outside and bottom of the foot. Thin red  wash on reserved areas. Shallow, segmental form body with concave external rim-band; wide flat offset rim-band on inside. Low heavy foot, inner face black, black circle at the center of the underside's bottom. Two П-shaped handles with round cross-section applied horizontally below rim-band,  lifting up to rim level. Body mended. Lime deposits on inside foot. H. 2" (5.1 cm), D. 6"(15.3 cm).
For close parallels see: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 268, no.470, for the type 101-2; Hayes. J. W. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1984, p.11, cat. 36.
SOLD

 

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762   ATTIC STEMLESS CUP
         early IV century B.C.

Light orange-brown fine clay; semi-lustrous black gloss all over, except for underside. Thin red  wash on reserved area. Rounded  body with outcurved rim, offset rim-band on inside. Scraped line at junction of the body and foot. Molded ring foot. Five concentrical circles of different width in black or diluted black. Two П-shaped handles with horizontal tops and round cross-section applied horizontally below rim-band,  lifting above rim level. On the floor, five stamped palmettes linked by incised segments, clustered around circular band with oval depressions.  Another similar band surrounds the palmettes. Intact. Lime deposits on underside. H. 2.8" (7.1 cm), D. 5.0" (12.7 cm).
$1250

 

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759   ATTIC STEMLESS CUP
         early IV century B.C.

Light orange-brown fine clay; semi-lustrous black gloss all over, except for underside and resting area of the foot. Thin red  wash on reserved area. Rounded  body with offset outcurved rim, offset rim-band on inside. Scraped line at junction of the body and foot. Molded ring foot. Five concentrical circles of different width in black and diluted black. Two П-shaped handles with horizontal tops and round cross-section applied horizontally below rim-band,  lifting above rim level. On the floor, four stamped palmettes clustered around circular center. Incised graffito  ΙΔΙ on inner foot. One handle and small chip on rim are mended, otherwise intact. Lime deposits on underside. H. 2.8" (7.1 cm), D. 4.6" (11.7 cm).
$ 750

 

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760   ATTIC STEMLESS CUP
         first half of IV century B.C.

Light orange-brown fine clay; semi-lustrous black gloss all over, except for groove on outside of foot and resting area of the foot and underside. Thin red  wash on reserved areas. Deep body with outturned rim; wide offset rim-band on inside. Scraped line at junction of the body and foot. Ring foot with offset stem above grooved base, inner face black. Underside, in black: wide band, smaller band and dot in circle. Two high swung handles with oval cross-section and horizontal tops. On the floor, four stamped palmettes, surrounded  by three lines of rouletting. Body mended. H. 2.7" (6.9 cm), D. 4.5" (11.4 cm).
$ 750

 

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780   ATTIC CUP-KANTHAROS
         first half of IV century B.C.
Fine light orange-brown clay; lustrous black to gray gloss all over except resting surface. Low bowl-shaped body, curving in sharply at top; broad cylindrical neck with outturned rim. Narrow foot, with offset stem above a heavy moulded base. Narrow, grooved resting surface, hemispherical cavity underneath, nippled. Two high swung handles with round cross-section and horizontal tops applied below neck. On the floor, four small stamped palmettes, surrounded  by two lines of rouletting. Body mended. H. 3.1" (7.9 cm), D. 3.5" (8.9 cm).
See: Rotroff S.I. The Athenian Agora. Hellenistic Pottery. Athenian and imported wheelmade table ware and related materials.Vol. XXIX, part 1.Princeton, N.J., 1997, p.86., cat.52.
SOLD

 

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776   ATTIC KANTHAROS
         IV century B.C.
Fine orange-brown clay; lustrous black gloss all over except resting surface, red washed. Low bowl-shaped body, curving in sharply at top; broad neck, flaring at top, with overhanging rim. Narrow foot, with slight stem above a heavy moulded base, comprising a lower torus moulding with smaller step above. Narrow sloping resting-surface, hemispherical cavity underneath. Two angular vertical handles with triangular cross-section attached at bottom of bowl connecting to rim level with flat tapering spurs projecting horizontally from rim. On the floor, four small stamped palmettes clustered around center, surrounded  by nine lines of fine rouletting. Body accurately mended. H. 2.9" (7.4 cm).
See: Thompson  H.A. Two centuries of Hellenistic Pottery// Hesperia III. 1934, fig.5, A 28; CVA Fogg Museum pl, XXIV; Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 122. 
$ 800

 

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431   ATTIC SKYPHOS
         530-500 B.C.
Fine, light cream-brown clay; glossy black slip; thin red wash on reserved areas. Steep thin walls, curving at rim, two horizontal handles with round cross-section; low foot with bi-conical profile. Two barely visible lines below handles; bottom  and lower wall above foot reserved, red washed. Band above foot with thin stripes in black. Bottom: thin, dilute slip circle with dot in a circle in the center. Mended. H. 3.8" (9.5 cm).
See: Hayes. J. W. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1984, p.11, cat. 14.
$ 900

 

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777   ATTIC BOLSAL
         420-early IV century B.C.
Light orange-brown clay. Black glaze all over, except for the underside of bottom  with red-orange surface wash. Glaze fired brown in some areas of exterior wall. Shallow rounded body with vertical upper wall. Low wide foot, concave on outside, carinated at lower wall, flat bottom with wide band in black, dilute slip circle with dot in a circle in the center. Two loop handles attached horizontally below the rim.  On the floor, four stamped palmettes clustered around circular groove. Handles mended, otherwise intact. H. 1.7" (4.3 cm), D. 3.8"(9.7 cm).

See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, no. 541,557, pls. 24,53; Hayes. J. W. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1984, cat. 60.
$ 475

 

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761   ATTIC BOLSAL
         420-early IV century B.C.
Light orange-brown clay. Black glaze all over, except for the underside of bottom  with red-orange surface wash. Rounded body with vertical upper wall, incised groove in lower wall. Wide ring-foot with diamond-shape cross-section, flat bottom with wide band in black, dilute slip circle with dot in a circle in the center. Two loop handles attached horizontally below the rim.  On the floor, five stamped palmettes linked by incised segments, clustered around circular groove. Body accurately mended. H. 1.7" (4.3 cm), D. 3.8"(9.7 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, no. 541,557, pls. 24,53; Hayes. J. W. Greek and Italian Black-Gloss Wares and Related Wares in the Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto, 1984, cat. 60.
SOLD

 

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778   ATTIC ONE-HANDLED BOWL
         last quarter of IV century B.C.
Light orange-brown clay with deeper red-orange surface wash. Black glaze all over, except for the bottom of bowl, upper and resting surface of foot, underside of bottom. Shallow rounded body with flattened rim; tall near-cylindrical foot, tapering towards top. Ring handle attached flush to the rim. Bottom: wide band in black, dilute slip circle with dot in a circle in the center. Body mended from three pieces. H. 1.6" (4.1 cm), D. 4.4"(11.2 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 127; Rotroff S.I. The Athenian Agora. Hellenistic Pottery. Athenian and imported wheelmade table ware and related materials.Vol. XXIX, part 1.Princeton, N.J., 1997, p.86.. 
$ 450

 

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311   ATTIC  SMALL BOWL (SALTCELLAR)
         second half of V century B.C.
Light tan-brown fine clay, lustrous black gloss all over. Scraped grooves at junction of the body and foot (interior and exterior). Shallow body with low rounded wall and incurved rim, rounded on top. Low wide ring foot, with convex exterior, flat resting surface; bottom flat with slight knob at center. On the floor concentrical triple grooved stamped band divides two bands of ovolos. Seven stamped palmettes forming a circle, spaced with equal intervals. Intact. H. 0.7" (1.8 cm), D. 2.3" (5.8 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 137-138, 302-3.
$ 450

 

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774   ATTIC SMALL BOWL (SALTCELLAR)
         early V century B.C.
Light orange-brown fine clay, semi-lustrous black gloss all over.  Round body with incurved rim, rounded on top. Bottom flat with slight knob at center. Intact. H. 1.2" (3.0 cm), D. 2.5" (6.4 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, p.136, no.903. 
SOLD

 

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770   ATTIC ECHINUS BOWL
         first quarter to mid IV century B.C.
Light tan-brown fine clay, lustrous black gloss all over except resting surface and junction of the body and foot. Shallow body with low rounded wall and incurved rim, rounded on top. Low wide ring foot, with convex exterior, flat resting surface, and concave inner face; bottom slopes down to slight knob at center. On the floor, six stamped palmettes linked by incised segments, clustered around circular groove and surrounded  by five lines of fine rouletting. Incised graffito    on the bottom (monogram stands for HP, indicating that the bowl was dedicated to Heracles). Intact. H. 1.8" (4.6 cm), D. 5.6" (14.2 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 132, nos. 830-33, 837;
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769   ATTIC ECHINUS BOWL
         first quarter to mid IV century B.C.
Light tan-brown fine clay, lustrous black to gray gloss all over except resting surface and junction of the body and foot. Shallow body with low rounded wall and incurved rim, rounded on top. Low wide ring foot with convex exterior, grooved resting surface and concave inner face; bottom slopes down to slight knob at center. On the floor, nine stamped palmettes linked by incised segments, clustered around circular groove and surrounded  by five lines of fine rouletting. Incised graffito    on the bottom. Intact. H. 1.6" (4.1 cm), D. 5.2" (13.3 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 132, nos. 830-33, 837;
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775   ATTIC ECHINUS BOWL
         first quarter to mid IV century B.C.
Light tan-brown fine clay, lustrous black gloss all over except resting surface. Shallow body with low rounded wall and incurved rim. Low wide ring foot, with convex exterior, flat wide resting surface, bottom slopes down to the knob at center. Two concentrical lines in black for each edge of resting surface. On the floor, four stamped palmettes placed diametrically opposed around center. Incised graffito  ΑΓΑΓ on the
resting surface. Intact. H. 1.2" (3.0 cm), D. 3.5" (8.9 cm).
See: Rotroff S.I. The Athenian Agora. Hellenistic Pottery. Athenian and imported wheelmade table ware and related materials.Vol. XXIX, part 1. Princeton, N.J., 1997, p.165. 
$ 300

 

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312   ATTIC  ECHINUS BOWL
         mid to last quarter of IV century B.C.
Light orange-brown fine clay, lustrous black gloss all over except resting surface (partially) and junction of the body and foot. Shallow body with low rounded wall and incurved rim, rounded on top. Wide ring foot, with convex exterior, grooved resting surface; bottom slopes down, center is scraped. On the floor, four stamped palmettes clustered around center, surrounded  by wide band of rouletting. Intact. H. 1.4" (3.6 cm), D. 4.2" (10.1 cm).
See: Sparkes B.A, Talcott L. The Athenian Agora XII, Black and Plain Pottery of the 6th, 5th, and 4th Centuries B.C. 2 vol., Princeton, N.J., 1970, 131-132.
 $ 300

 

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779   FOOTED BOWL
         II century B.C.
Light warm-grey fine clay, lustrous black gloss on interior and half way on exterior wall. Hemispherical body with incurved rim, rounded on top.  Ring foot with convex exterior, small resting surface, concave interior; bottom slopes down to pointed center. Intact. H. 2.4" (6.1 cm), D. 4.0" (10.2 cm).
See: Rotroff S.I. The Athenian Agora. Hellenistic Pottery. Athenian and imported wheelmade table ware and related materials.Vol. XXIX, part 1.Princeton, N.J., 1997, p.164.
SOLD

 

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771   TWO-HANDLED CUP
         SAMOS
         I century B.C.
Light warm-grey fine clay, matt black gloss all over. Conical body with horizontal projecting rim, grooved at top and ribbed on side. Grooved at junction of rim and body and at lower body. Slightly recessed underside with nipple in center. Two serpent-shape horizontal handles applied at rim level have indented double lines at at each attachment point and apex of curve.  Stamped rosette in the center of the floor. Intact. H. 1.3" (3.3 cm), D. 3.5" (8.8 cm).
SOLD

 

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