Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1800 item #1298017 (stock #107227)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$375.00
United States, Eastern Seaboard, ca. 1760 to 1780. Imposing iron pike/spontoon. Large folded shaft, tapered blade with added bronze decorative attachment where blade insets into sleeve. Rare! Size: 16" L. Excellent.

Provenance: Ex-Private Colorado Springs, CO collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1298015 (stock #107105)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$300.00
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala, ca. 400 to 200 BCE. Fine axe god in gray andesite in typical form with string cut features and nice polished surface. 4-1/2" H. Chip to foot with minor repair, else excellent.

Provenance: Ex-Nick Poolos/ Adeon Gallery, Chicago, IL acquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1298012 (stock #102579)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$300.00
Asian, possibly Burmese or Mongolian, 18th century CE. Near-miniature terracotta plaque depicting nine images of Buddha, perhaps intended to be placed in areas of Buddhist relevance such as alters, temples, caves, or the base of stupas. Mold-made and decorated with dark brown pigment. Stamped on backside with characters. Size: 4-1/8" H x 2-3/4"W x 3/4"D. Surface wear and pigment loss. Loss at bottom, left corner and nicks here and there...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1298005 (stock #102566)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$300.00
Greece, Western Empire, ca. 3rd century BCE. Nice pair of pottery pieces from the Greek culture! First, a small pythos of rounded form, small nipple at base, thin spout and strap handle. Along with a nice spindle flask with long foot and thin flaring neck. Size: 6-3/4" H for spindle. Spindle intact with wear as shown, pythos with single repair to neck and handle.

Provenance: Ex-private Palm Beach, Florida collection, acquired between 1980 and 1990.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1297996 (stock #102506)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$300.00
Pre-Columbian, Guerrero Region, Mexico, Mezcala, ca. 500 - 200 BCE. A pale green andesite, abstract humanoid figure, standing with arms at sides, legs just barely bifurcated, head tipped toward his right. The ancient Mezcala artisans of this region were particularly adept at reducing the human body to simple, eloquent forms via a string cut technique. The result ironically appeals to a modernist taste for minimalism...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297995 (stock #102480)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$375.00
Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Manabi Province, Jama Coaque, ca. 300 BCE - 300 CE. Molded terracotta head with finely delineated features; large eyes, brows, naturalistic nose and mouth, puffy cheeks and neatly coiffed hairdo. Custom, wood-block stand. Head itself measures 1 1/2" long x 1 1/4" wide.

Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Huastec, ca. 250-450 CE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297986 (stock #102465)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$150.00
Pre-Columbian, Veracruz, Mexico, ca. 550-950 CE. Three buff terracotta coast watcher figures. All have nice appliqued ear ornaments, handsome headdresses, incised eyes, and tripod legs. Size: Each measures about 4"H (10.16 cm). Two show repairs.

Provenance: Ex-Adeon Gallery, Chicago, IL, acquired prior to 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297983 (stock #102460)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$300.00
Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Jama Coaque culture, ca. 200 BCE - 200 CE. Hand built and mold-decorated terracotta whistle figurine with four sound holes. Measures 2 1/2" tall.

Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Bahia culture, ca. 300 BCE - 500 CE. A lovely "Venus" figure decorated headband/headdress and pectoral, standing in characteristically erect pose with arms at sides and palms facing outward. Measures 4 1/2" tall. Bit of loss to headdress of Jama figure. Repair to head of Bahian figure...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297977 (stock #102455)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$300.00
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Veracruz, ca. 400-600 CE and Guatemala, Mayan culture, ca. 600 - 900 CE. This first piece is a hand-built terracotta bird whistle with nicely detailed head feathers and black bitumen pigment on body. Measures 2 3/4" tall. The second is a mold-made bird statuette with a sweet, plump belly, most likely Late Classic Mayan. Measures 3" tall. Small chip to beak and lower head feathers of Vera Cruz example. Surface wear and nicks here and there to Mayan example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297974 (stock #102414)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$150.00
Pre-Columbian, Vera Cruz/Veracruz, Mexico, Ca 400 to 600 CE. Somewhat crude pottery head, possibly from an unfinished statue. Facial features all there, but certainly a bit soft and looking like this just came out of the mold. Size: 6-1/2" H. Generally intact and good.

Provenance: Ex-Nick Poolos/ Adeon Gallery, Chicago, IL acquired before 1970.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1297973 (stock #102242)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$150.00
Roman and Islamic periods, ca. 300 CE for Roman example, ca. 1000 CE for Byzantine example. First, miniature glass cup in olive green glass, with rolled rim. Next, cut glass perfume jar with circle inside of diamond shape on each side - areas of wonderful iridescence. Size: Cup measures 3/4" H. Perfume vessel 1-3/4" H. Crack in Roman bowl, losses to rim of Byzantine jar.

Provenance: Ex-Ann Attal collection acquired via descent from Great Uncle.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297968 (stock #101291)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$350.00
Rome, ca. 1st century CE. Terracotta oil lamp depicting two lovers in relief. The scene appears to show to lovers engaging in sexual activities, with one person's head at the waist of the standing central figure. Filling hole between standing figure's legs, burn deposits around light spout. Size: 3-3/4"L. Intact but worn as shown.

Provenance: Ex-Private Maryland Collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1297966 (stock #101119)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$150.00
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guanajuato valley, ca. 300 BCE. First, pottery tripod vessel with rattle legs - rattles now gone - with geometric patterns in red over tan. Other example corseted pottery bowl with red geometric patterns over tan. Size: 6-1/2"L x 3-1/2"H. Tripod with repaired foot, other example intact, wear as shown.

Provenance: Ex-G. Martin collection acquired in the 1980's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1297963 (stock #100554)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$150.00
Pre-Columbian, Peru, Central Coast, ca. 1000 to 1300 CE. Lovely terracotta figure of a standing male arms outstretched with tears flowing from his eyes; added brown pigment over tan base. Sweet example! Size: 7-5/8" H. Intact and near choice, save small chip to one hand.

Provenance: Ex-New Mexico collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1297961 (stock #108599)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$595.00
Thailand, formerly Siam, ca. 1300 to 1500 CE. Heavy solid silver Chiang Mai Chieng money. Stamped on edges with city mint mark, 4 ridges to designate denomination and royal mark indicating the reign or assayer. Known as Lanna Tamlung, and based on weight would be equivalent to 4 Baht. Size: 3.3cm in diameter, 61 grams. Very Fine.

Provenance: Ex-private East Coast collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1297959 (stock #108596)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
Central Europe, Celtic, ca. 330 BCE. Rare "local" variant of one of the more desirable coins of the ancient world. Celtic tribal version of the Macedonian Philip II showing Zeus on the obverse in profile looking right. Reverse shows Philip's horse that won at the Olympic games. Much nicer than most tribal versions minted during this time period! Size: 26mm in diameter; 13.9 grams. Fine to Very Fine.

Provenance: Ex-private East Coast collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1297955 (stock #108597)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Roman Empire, ca. 236 to 237 CE. Minted in Rome, under the SC (approval of the Senate). Gorgeously toned and well struck sestertius of the emperor Maximinus. Obverse: MAXIMINVS PIVS AVG GERM, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximinus I right. Reverse: SALVS AVGVSTI, S C in exergue, Salus seated left, feeding out of patera serpent rising from altar to left...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1900 item #1297947 (stock #108284)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$450.00
Tibet, ca. 19th to early 20th century. Cast brass Buddha adorned with detailed coiffure resolving in pointed ushnisha (three-dimensional oval at the top of the head of the Buddha that symbolizes his attainment of reliance in the spiritual guide) and flowing robes; seated with legs folded and hands exhibiting the meditation mudra, atop a pedestal adorned with a pair of lions framing a central scene of two deities flanked by a trio of worshippers. Perforation through hands for placing flower or o...