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A selection of Items from Ancient Greece through the times of Alexander The Great and the classical Hellenistic period.

G-102

Greek Bronze Drinking Vessel Handle circa 400 BC. This is a wonderful example of ancient Greek bronze ware. Originally the handle would have been part of a Greek drinking vessel. Made from bronze the bow of the handle shows inscribed patterning, with the base of the handle depicting the face of a man, most likely that of a Greek god. This item was excavated in Northern Greece and is a rare and fine example. 95mm x 35mm.

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G-102

£195.00

Greek Bronze Drinking Vessel Handle circa 400 BC. This is a wonderful example of ancient Greek bronze ware. Originally the handle would have been part of a Greek drinking vessel. Made from bronze the bow of the handle shows inscribed patterning, with the base of the handle depicting the face of a man, most likely that of a Greek god. This item was excavated in Northern Greece and is a rare and fine example. 95mm x 35mm.


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G-108

Greek Pottery Drinking Vessel circa 5th Century BC.
A pottery drinking vessel with wide shallow bowl and two “ribbon” handles. The body is glazed black, apart from a reserved band around the rim, the interior retains a worn apotropaic eye to the centre.
Several chips and areas of surface wear. Size: 4.5 x 14.8 cms including handles
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 

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G-108

£195.00

Greek Pottery Drinking Vessel circa 5th Century BC.
A pottery drinking vessel with wide shallow bowl and two “ribbon” handles. The body is glazed black, apart from a reserved band around the rim, the interior retains a worn apotropaic eye to the centre.
Several chips and areas of surface wear. Size: 4.5 x 14.8 cms including handles
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 


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G-109

Greek black glazed pottery kantharos wine cup circa 5th Century BC
A black glazed pottery kantharos wine cup with a wide body and two ring handles surmounted by horizontal thumb-spurs.
General surface wear and a small hole on the lower body to one side.
Size: 5.2 9.7 cms [including handles].
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 

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G-109

£200.00

Greek black glazed pottery kantharos wine cup circa 5th Century BC
A black glazed pottery kantharos wine cup with a wide body and two ring handles surmounted by horizontal thumb-spurs.
General surface wear and a small hole on the lower body to one side.
Size: 5.2 9.7 cms [including handles].
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 


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G-110

Greek Corinthian pottery lid 6th Century BC Corinth
A pottery lid with a knop finial, painted with concentric bands and lines.
Some surface chips otherwise intact and in very fine condition.
Size: 10.2 x 3.4 cms Price
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 

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G-110

£145.00

Greek Corinthian pottery lid 6th Century BC Corinth
A pottery lid with a knop finial, painted with concentric bands and lines.
Some surface chips otherwise intact and in very fine condition.
Size: 10.2 x 3.4 cms Price
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 


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G-111

Greek pottery head 5th or early 4th Century BC
A head from a pottery figure with moulded features. Fragment as shown. Size: 5.8 x 3.7 cms
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 

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G-111

£135.00

Greek pottery head 5th or early 4th Century BC
A head from a pottery figure with moulded features. Fragment as shown. Size: 5.8 x 3.7 cms
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 


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G-112

Greek painted pottery flask circa 4th Century BC
A buff pottery storage vessel decorated with ochre painted bands around the neck and rim. A few minor chips and surface wear. Size: 9 x 5 cms
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls.

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G-112

£125.00

Greek painted pottery flask circa 4th Century BC
A buff pottery storage vessel decorated with ochre painted bands around the neck and rim. A few minor chips and surface wear. Size: 9 x 5 cms
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls.


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G-113

Greek pottery storage vessel circa 4th Century BC
A buff pottery storage vessel of unusual squat disc shape with a short flaring mouth. Some small chips and general surface wear. Greek 4th century BC. Intact Size: 3.7 x 5.9 cms.
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 

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G-113

£98.00

Greek pottery storage vessel circa 4th Century BC
A buff pottery storage vessel of unusual squat disc shape with a short flaring mouth. Some small chips and general surface wear. Greek 4th century BC. Intact Size: 3.7 x 5.9 cms.
Ex. Collection: Livingston Ludlow Biddle [USA, 1877 – 1959]. Acquired in 1903 while touring the Mediterranean on board Alcedo, at the time the largest private yacht in the world belonging to his uncle George Drexel. Biddle was descended from a wealthy Philadelphia banking family and devoted much of his time to the arts. His son helped create the National Endowment for the Arts [NEA].
The glamorous steam and sailing yacht Alcedo was built in Glasgow Scotland in 1895. She was 300 foot long and required 100 crew to operate. She was enlisted into the US Navy in 1917 and became the first American ship to be sunk by enemy action during World War 1 with the loss of 21 souls. 


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G-114

Greek Corinthian painted pottery aryballos 6th Century BC Corinth
A pottery aryballos vessel with a disc rim and strap handle. The shoulder is decorated with painted rays. Some erosion holes on the lower body with surface wear as seen in the photograph. Size: 7.1 x 6.6 cms. Ex. Private Collection, USA

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G-114

£115.00

Greek Corinthian painted pottery aryballos 6th Century BC Corinth
A pottery aryballos vessel with a disc rim and strap handle. The shoulder is decorated with painted rays. Some erosion holes on the lower body with surface wear as seen in the photograph. Size: 7.1 x 6.6 cms. Ex. Private Collection, USA


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G-115

Greek Corinthian painted pottery aryballos 6th Century BC Corinth
A buff pottery spherical aryballos decorated with a brown painted quatrefoil stylised lotus flower pattern. Intact with general surface wear as seen in the photograph. Size: 7.1 x 6.8 cms
Ex. Private Collection, Angus, Scotland, acquired early 20th Century

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G-115

£175.00

Greek Corinthian painted pottery aryballos 6th Century BC Corinth
A buff pottery spherical aryballos decorated with a brown painted quatrefoil stylised lotus flower pattern. Intact with general surface wear as seen in the photograph. Size: 7.1 x 6.8 cms
Ex. Private Collection, Angus, Scotland, acquired early 20th Century


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G-116

Greek black glazed pottery seafood plate, South Italian colonies, 4th Century BC
A black glazed pottery dish with inward sloping sides and a concave tondo. This type of plate was used specifically for eating fish and shellfish as suggested by the many sea-life depictions found on vessels of a similar shape. Some chips and general light surface wear as seen in the photograph. Size: 3.2 x 18.6 cms
Ex. Private Collection, Belgium, acquired from Tajan Auction House, Paris

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G-116

£265.00

Greek black glazed pottery seafood plate, South Italian colonies, 4th Century BC
A black glazed pottery dish with inward sloping sides and a concave tondo. This type of plate was used specifically for eating fish and shellfish as suggested by the many sea-life depictions found on vessels of a similar shape. Some chips and general light surface wear as seen in the photograph. Size: 3.2 x 18.6 cms
Ex. Private Collection, Belgium, acquired from Tajan Auction House, Paris


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G-117

Greek pottery flask from Cyprus circa 4th or 3rd Century BC
A pottery storage vessel with a tear shaped body and  partially glazed neck decorated with an incised collar. Most likely originally from Cyprus. General surface wear and light erosion on one side. Size: 11.2 x 5.1 cms
Ex. Collection:  Jorgen Jacobsen, Bornholm, Denmark. Acquired while on UN duty with the Danish peace-keeping forces on Cyprus [Dancon X/X1] between October 1968 and October 1969. This item is part of a large collection acquired by Mr Jacobsen from antique shops in Cyprus during his one year stay with the United Nations forces.

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G-117

£115.00

Greek pottery flask from Cyprus circa 4th or 3rd Century BC
A pottery storage vessel with a tear shaped body and  partially glazed neck decorated with an incised collar. Most likely originally from Cyprus. General surface wear and light erosion on one side. Size: 11.2 x 5.1 cms
Ex. Collection:  Jorgen Jacobsen, Bornholm, Denmark. Acquired while on UN duty with the Danish peace-keeping forces on Cyprus [Dancon X/X1] between October 1968 and October 1969. This item is part of a large collection acquired by Mr Jacobsen from antique shops in Cyprus during his one year stay with the United Nations forces.


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G-118

Greek pottery two handled vase circa 4th or 3rd century BC
A buff Messapian two handled vase from the Greek south Italian states. This piece is very well potted with attractive red decoration in concentric lines to the neck, body and base of the pot.  The item is in excellent condition and is complete and intact. A good display piece from an old English collection. Size: 160 x 180 cms including handles. 

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G-118

£250.00

Greek pottery two handled vase circa 4th or 3rd century BC
A buff Messapian two handled vase from the Greek south Italian states. This piece is very well potted with attractive red decoration in concentric lines to the neck, body and base of the pot.  The item is in excellent condition and is complete and intact. A good display piece from an old English collection. Size: 160 x 180 cms including handles. 


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