Sicilian gnathia ware pyxis and lid, attribuited to the Vine Group, 300 B.C.   The body decorated in added white and yellow with a vine with two bunches of grapes and four lobed leaves, with spiral tendrils between, a band of dots below the rim, the high knobbed lid with berried ivy wreath, with band of dots below, 16.5 cm high. Private collection

Sicilian gnathia ware pyxis and lid, attribuited to the Vine Group, 300 B.C. The body decorated in added white and yellow with a vine with two bunches of grapes and four lobed leaves, with spiral tendrils between, a band of dots below the rim, the high knobbed lid with berried ivy wreath, with band of dots below, 16.5 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian footed alabastron, 330-300 B.C.   The body with a female bust emerging from a blossom, a band of key encircling below, scrolling on the shoulders, with two residual lugs on the shoulders, 18.7 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian footed alabastron, 330-300 B.C. The body with a female bust emerging from a blossom, a band of key encircling below, scrolling on the shoulders, with two residual lugs on the shoulders, 18.7 cm high. Private collection

Greek Gnathian skyphos, 4th century B.C. Black ware, decorated with added painted decorations of grape vines and an altar, 22-5 cm high. Private collection

Greek Gnathian skyphos, 4th century B.C. Black ware, decorated with added painted decorations of grape vines and an altar, 22-5 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian baby feeder flask,  4th Century A.D. In the form of a pig, with details added in white and ochre, with short legs, curly tail and hirsute back, 7.5 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian baby feeder flask, 4th Century A.D. In the form of a pig, with details added in white and ochre, with short legs, curly tail and hirsute back, 7.5 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian chous, late 4th - early 3rd century B.C With ribbed corpus and lion-head at the handle, on the neck a painted bird with wreath under an ivy gazebo, 22.6 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian chous, late 4th - early 3rd century B.C With ribbed corpus and lion-head at the handle, on the neck a painted bird with wreath under an ivy gazebo, 22.6 cm high. Private collection

Gnatian situla, attributed to the Laurel Spray Group, 320-310 B.C.  The body decorated in white, red and yellow with stylized grape and tendril below tongue and bead bands, with mold-made masks applied to the shoulders below the arching handle, one side with Herakles with curling locks, curving mustache and full beard, the limbs knotted below his chin, the other side with a lion head spout, a strainer on the interior, 29.8 cm high including handle. Private collection

Gnatian situla, attributed to the Laurel Spray Group, 320-310 B.C. The body decorated in white, red and yellow with stylized grape and tendril below tongue and bead bands, with mold-made masks applied to the shoulders below the arching handle, one side with Herakles with curling locks, curving mustache and full beard, the limbs knotted below his chin, the other side with a lion head spout, a strainer on the interior, 29.8 cm high including handle. Private collection

Gnathian kantharos, 330-300 B.C.   The body with two zones of ribbing, the zones on the obverse divided by a band of ovolo, the upper zone in three sections separated by rectangular panels each enclosing a pair of doves, the rim centered by a profile female head flanked by birds and scrolling tendrils, the edge of the foot with a band of dots, the twin vertical handles each with a Herakles knot, 20.4 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian kantharos, 330-300 B.C. The body with two zones of ribbing, the zones on the obverse divided by a band of ovolo, the upper zone in three sections separated by rectangular panels each enclosing a pair of doves, the rim centered by a profile female head flanked by birds and scrolling tendrils, the edge of the foot with a band of dots, the twin vertical handles each with a Herakles knot, 20.4 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian bell krater, 340-320 B.C.  The obverse with a cock in profile to the left, standing on a dotted groundline, the feathers, crown and wattle in added yellow, with two rosettes in the field, framed on either side by spiraling tendrils, a band of dotted egg-pattern above; the reverse with two sprays of ivy descending at an angle from either side; the lug handles molded in the form of lion heads, 26 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian bell krater, 340-320 B.C. The obverse with a cock in profile to the left, standing on a dotted groundline, the feathers, crown and wattle in added yellow, with two rosettes in the field, framed on either side by spiraling tendrils, a band of dotted egg-pattern above; the reverse with two sprays of ivy descending at an angle from either side; the lug handles molded in the form of lion heads, 26 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian oinochoe, attributed to the Volcani Painter, late 4th century B.C. With foot in two degrees, ribbed body, overhanging rim, and ribbed handle with each attachment plate molded in the form of a maenad head with long flowing hair, the shoulder decorated with two erotes attending a cock-fight, a wreath of ivy around the neck, the details in added yellow and White, 33 cm high. Private collection

Gnathian oinochoe, attributed to the Volcani Painter, late 4th century B.C. With foot in two degrees, ribbed body, overhanging rim, and ribbed handle with each attachment plate molded in the form of a maenad head with long flowing hair, the shoulder decorated with two erotes attending a cock-fight, a wreath of ivy around the neck, the details in added yellow and White, 33 cm high. Private collection

Gnatian thymiaterion, late 4th - early 3rd century B.C. With painted decor, vine, tendril, egg pattern and band of waves, 24.4 cm high. Private collection

Gnatian thymiaterion, late 4th - early 3rd century B.C. With painted decor, vine, tendril, egg pattern and band of waves, 24.4 cm high. Private collection


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Ancient Roman Glass Baby Feeder                   I wonder if mothers concerned about BPA and similar chemicals will revive this idea? The spherical shape means the spout could be angled for easy feeding. Clever.

ARTEMIS GALLERY Roman Glass Baby Feeder

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Roman pottery baby's feeding bottle, decorated with apotropaic dramatic mask. Findspot: Pozzuoli (Naples), Strada Campana. length 17 cm = 7 inches.

Roman pottery baby's feeding bottle, decorated with apotropaic dramatic mask. Findspot: Pozzuoli (Naples), Strada Campana. length 17 cm = 7 inches.

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File:0542 - Guttus romano (sec. III-IV) - Museo archeologico di Milano - Foto Giovanni Dall'Orto, 13 Mar 2012.jpg

Baby-feeder of black-glazed pottery like a boat-like guttus w/ Greek inscription:"Drink, don't drop"-4th c.BC - Magna Graecia

Baby-feeder of black-glazed pottery like a boat-like guttus w/ Greek inscription:"Drink, don't drop"-4th c.BC - Magna Graecia

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ANCIENT ROMAN POTTERY BABY FEEDING SPOUTED CUP : Lot 13

Greek baby feeder, 5th century B.C. Athenian black ware feeder with tapered spout and single horizontal handle, the top of the vessel concaved and pierced with many holes for straining, body tapering to a widely flared foot with indented base, 5.7 cm high. Private collection

Greek baby feeder, 5th century B.C. Athenian black ware feeder with tapered spout and single horizontal handle, the top of the vessel concaved and pierced with many holes for straining, body tapering to a widely flared foot with indented base, 5.7 cm high. Private collection

Pottery: black-figured askos (a baby-feeder?).  In the form of a mouse. Design black on drab ground, coarsely painted. Spout and mouth on the back; short hind-feet and forepaws indicated; ears and pupils of eyes black.  On either side of the back is painted a Hippocamp facing towards the head; on the forehead is an ivy-leaf.

Pottery: black-figured askos (a baby-feeder?). In the form of a mouse. Design black on drab ground, coarsely painted. Spout and mouth on the back; short hind-feet and forepaws indicated; ears and pupils of eyes black. On either side of the back is painted a Hippocamp facing towards the head; on the forehead is an ivy-leaf.

Roman glass baby feeder, 1st century A.D. 8.3 cm high. Private collection

Roman glass baby feeder, 1st century A.D. 8.3 cm high. Private collection

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