Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1330457 (stock #110838)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$145.00
France, Paris, ca. 1900. This is a charming and complementary pair of antique binoculars. One, the larger of the two, is made by Chevalier Opticien; the other by Lemaire Fabt. Both have brass, iron, and leather components; both are also still functional...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1330410 (stock #110652)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$345.00
Europe, Italy, ca. 18th to 19th century CE. This is an antique Nativity figure depicting the infant Jesus, hand carved from wood and hand painted. The painted details on the body are impressive, including inlaid glass brown eyes and painted brows. Works of devotional art have become very popular with collectors in recent years and are often featured in prestigious decor publications such as Architectural Digest and Veranda Magazine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1900 item #1330409 (stock #110646)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Latin America, Mexico, Spanish Colonial, ca. 1800 to 1900 CE. A small oil on tin retablo contained within a tin-box frame depicting San Francisco de Paula. Saint Francis is revered as the patron saint of fires, plagues and the blind. As we see here he is almost always depicted as an elderly man wearing the simple robes of his order, holding a rosary and staff, with a sacrificial lamb emerging from a fiery oven and the word "Caritas" (Charity) illuminated from above...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330408 (stock #110634)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$125.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, probably Nayarit, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is a beige pottery bowl with indented sides in the shape of a gourd and a flared rim. A pot like this would probably have been placed into a shaft tomb. Size: 4" H (10 cm).

Condition: Intact but worn. Rim is chipped.

Provenance: Ex-private T. Jones collection, New York, NY

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330407 (stock #110603)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$995.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, probably Jalisco or Nayarit, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is an interesting pottery figure from the West Mexican shaft tomb tradition. It depicts an older man with simple facial features, an erect phallus, and visible spine and ribs. This figure would have been placed alongside the dead. Size: 13" H x 8" W x 7" L (33 cm x 20.3 cm 18 cm).

Condition: Lots of manganese staining and little remaining paint; a small crack under the chin; intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1330406 (stock #109789)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$175.00
Southeast Asia, Burma, modern day. This is a lovely piece of jade from Burma that has been carved into a C-shape. It has a grey-green hue and some greener veins. Size: 4-1/4"L x 3-3/4"H x 1/2"W (10.8 cm x 9.5 cm x 1.3 cm).

Condition: Edges of the C-shape are broken.

Provenance: Ex-Historia Antiques, James Caswell, Santa Monica, CA.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330405 (stock #109430)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$395.00
Vietnam, Dong Son, ca. 100 BCE to 100 CE. This is a group of two cast-molded bronze bells. Both have beautiful blue-green patinas and straight mouths; the latter is a hallmark of the Dong Son style. Both also have delicate, circular handles. The Dong Son (or Dongson, or Ðông Son) culture thrived in northern Vietnam and its burials, rich in bronze goods, demonstrate a high level of wealth relative to neighboring areas...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1330404 (stock #109428)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$350.00
Far East, India, Northern Kerala / Southern Coastal Karnataka, Bhuta culture, less than 500 yrs old. A rare and quite delightful bronze animal, perhaps a tapir or a wild boar, standing on all four legs, with petite rounded ears, a curved tail, a long snout, and delineated genitalia. Lovely green patina! Size: 4-3/4" L x 2-7/8"H.

Condition: Intact with nice patina.

Provenance: Ex-private southern California collection, acquired before 2000.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1900 item #1330403 (stock #109092)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,495.00
Latin America, Mexico, ca. 1875 CE. A free standing, oil on wood retablo of La Alegoria de la Redencion (Allegory of the Redemption ). This superb rendition is painted on sabino, a very desirable wood used for furniture in the Spanish Colonial era. The piece depicts one of the most unique subjects in retablo art. As the name implies, the painting is layered with allegoric and symbolic iconography throughout. Beginning in the lower section, we see a small vignette with Adam and Eve in the Gard...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1330401 (stock #108576)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,150.00
Greece, Geometric Period, ca second half of 8th century BCE. Standing bird in cast bronze with pointed beak, long flat tail, rotund body, two thin legs below and two circular openings on opposing sides and loop bale on top. Lovely deep green and brown patina. Custom stand. Size: 3-1/4" (8.25 cm) L.

Condition: Intact and excellent.

Provenance: Ex-private New York, NY collection acquired in 1985; ex-private Richard Wagner collection, Cape Cod, MA, acquired 1970's.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1330400 (stock #108321)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$5,495.00
Muslim Spain (Al-Andalus), ca. 15th century CE. A lovely vase with twin handles painted in lusterware with a large bird on each face surrounded by floral and leaf-like elements which extend to the base and spout; all in a gorgeous copper and creamy white hues. Size: 9-1/2" (24.1 cm) x 4-3/4"(12.1 cm).

Condition: Intact with a small chip to rim and base. Stable hairline on upper vase section. Some wear and loss to finish.

Provenance: Ex-Sarkisian Gallery, Denver, CO.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330399 (stock #108061)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,350.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 200 BCE to 200 CE. A lively hand-built and modeled terracotta anthropomorphic effigy tripod vessel. The upper shoulder of the vessel is adorned with three human heads whose visages feature coffee bean shaped eyes, prominent noses, and open mouths. The personages are cleverly linked by their elongated arms, formed from clay coils with incised markings, and their hands which are held behind each of the three heads. The legs of this vessel have feet with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1330398 (stock #108015)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$350.00
Roman Empire, Levant, ca. 1st to 3rd centuries CE. Pair of Roman glass vessels. First is a classic candle-stick unguent on wide flat base. 6-1/2" H (16.5 cm). Next is a elongated vial in circular form, thin neck and slightly flared rim. 3-5/8"L (9.2 cm).

Condition: Section of rim missing on one, else excellent.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired at auction or local gallery between 1982 and 1994.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1330397 (stock #107148)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Pre-Columbian, Veracruz, Mexico, ca. 550-950 CE. Terracotta seated figure, legs crossed with hands resting on knees, wearing an applied necklace and large ear spools. Despite its repaired condition, still boasts the minimalist beauty of visual culture from this culture. Size: Measures 5-1/2" H.

Condition: Repaired with losses as shown.

Provenance: Ex-Laguna Niguel, CA private collection, acquired prior to 1985.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1330396 (stock #107141)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Pre-Columbian, Colombia, Magdalena River area, Moskito style, ca. 990-1150 CE. Most burial urns of the lower Magdalena River region in northern Colombia feature figural portraits of male figures sitting on a low bench. More often than not birds embellish the sides of the urn rather than the top of the lid. Hence this lid with a totemic or symbolic bird figure sitting atop the lid with outspread wings and abstract decoration incised on its breast, is a somewhat unusual example. Note the body o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1330395 (stock #107114)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 200 BCE to 350 CE. A Nayarit mourning male pottery figure, San Sebastian Red type, sitting in a crouched position with crossed arms resting on upraised knees, emaciated and nude aside from armbands, headband, and ear ornaments. His long face with downcast visage and open mouth perhaps indicates that he is singing or chanting. Size: 7-1/4" x 5" x 4-3/4".

Condition: Intact with expected surface wear. Overall very good.

Provenance: Ex-priv...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1330394 (stock #107111)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$350.00
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 200 BCE - 200 CE. Jalisco shaft tomb figurine with characteristic elongated head, headdress or headband, prominent aquiline nose, coffee bean eyes, large ears, long and wide torso, short legs and exaggeratedly long, rope-like arms. Definitely male, but perhaps hermaphroditic given small protruding breasts. Sitting with hands placed upon upraised knees. All in bichrome red and cream finish. Measures 5 7/8" H.

Condition: Repaired with some surfa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1330393 (stock #102717)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Ca. 0 to 1000 CE. The perfect executive desk accessory! Seven large pottery spindle whorls made into a child's disc sliding toy. If you never had one as a child, you might want to ask your parents why not! Largest whorl is 2" D, overall length 13-3/4".

Condition: Small chips to whorls, else intact and excellent!

Provenance: Ex-private G. Martin collection, Atlanta, GA.

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