our current collection

Ancient Greek vases are one of our most important sources for understanding ancient Greek culture, history, everyday life, mythology and iconography. Our core collection consists of a variety of vases, all made for us in Greece, and representing the Minoan period, the geometric and Corinthian styles, the black and red figure techniques and the white ground technique.

All the pieces in this collection are in stock at the moment.


black figure lekythos - Herakles and Atlas

black figure lekythos - Herakles and Atlas

This black-figure lekythos shows a snapshot from Herakles' eleventh labour. He is shown shouldering ..

Code: VO-87

£125.00 Ex Tax: £104.17

black-figure kantharos (small)

black-figure kantharos (small)

Riders on horseback encircle this black-figure kantharos. They are most likely hunting, a common pas..

Code: VO-95

£60.00 Ex Tax: £50.00

black-figure kantharos - Homeric warriors

black-figure kantharos - Homeric warriors

Attributed to the Sokles painter by John Beazley, the original kantharos is now in the Antikensammlu..

Code: VO-88

£100.00 Ex Tax: £83.33

black-figure kylix - Dionysos at sea (large)

black-figure kylix - Dionysos at sea (large)

The original drinking cup (kylix), dating to the mid 6th century BC, is in the Munich Antikensammlun..

Code: VM-38

£150.00 Ex Tax: £125.00

black-figure kylix - Herakles and the Nemean lion

black-figure kylix - Herakles and the Nemean lion

This image is taken from a neck amphora attributed to the black-figure painter, Antimenes. It dates ..

Code: VO-83

£50.00 Ex Tax: £41.67

black-figure kylix: satyr and maenad

black-figure kylix: satyr and maenad

Original black-figure drinking cups like this date to the 6th century BC and would have been used at..

Code: VO-90

£50.00 Ex Tax: £41.67

black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

This image is taken from a vase attributed to the Amasis Painter. The original amphora, dating to ca..

Code: VO-86

£95.00 Ex Tax: £79.17

black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

black-figure lekythos - Athena and Poseidon

This image is taken from a vase attributed to the Amasis Painter. The original amphora, dating to ca..

Code: VO-79

£75.00 Ex Tax: £62.50

black-figure lekythos - Dionysiac satyrs

black-figure lekythos - Dionysiac satyrs

This lekythos features three satyrs in the Classical black-figure style the ancient Greeks developed..

Code: VO-85

£110.00 Ex Tax: £91.67

black-figure lekythos - the birth of Athena

black-figure lekythos - the birth of Athena

This is one of the most famous 'birth' stories in ancient Greek mythology. The goddess Athena was, l..

Code: VO-84

£30.00 Ex Tax: £25.00

black-figure oinochoe - Odysseus and the Cyclops

black-figure oinochoe - Odysseus and the Cyclops

This is a representation of one of the most famous stories in Homer's Odyssey. Odysseus 'polytropos'..

Code: VO-82

£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North wind

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North wind

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

Code: VO-207

£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North Wind

Corinthian alabastron - Boreas, the North Wind

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

Code: VO-217

£85.00 Ex Tax: £70.83

Corinthian alabastron - cockerel and goose

Corinthian alabastron - cockerel and goose

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

Code: VO-208

£35.00 Ex Tax: £29.17

Corinthian alabastron - the owl

Corinthian alabastron - the owl

Corinthian pottery of the 7th and early 6th centuries BC is noted for its rich ochre colouring and i..

Code: VO-203

£65.00 Ex Tax: £54.17

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