Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1282368 (stock #100373)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Middle East, Ca 5th to 10th century CE. Gorgeous glass plate mold made with impressed lower section, top left reserved. Custom stand. Surface slightly eroded, but intact and with areas of iridescence. 4.75"W x 0.75"H

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282336 (stock #101766)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,125.00
Pre-Columbian, Peru, North Coast, ca. 700 CE - 1200 CE. Striking Sican/Lambayeque double bottle pottery vessel, front lobe in the form of a sea lion with an expressive visage dramatically peering upward comprised of almond shaped eyes, open toothy mouth, finely incised long facial whiskers, perforated nostrils and ears with a whistle incorporated in the head. Adding to the representation are nicely applied and modeled front and hind flippers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282334 (stock #100293)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,250.00
Pre-Columbian, Peru, Moche IV, ca. 100 CE - 500 CE. Terracotta stirrup vessel depicting a sitting drummer wearing a bird head mask with tear rolling down his cheeks, his tunic is cream-colored with intricate red/brown designs and he’s wearing a red/brown skirt and leg coverings. Spout reattached. Else choice condition. 8"H x 4-1/2"W.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282333 (stock #101668)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$7,500.00
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Moche, ca 400 - 500 CE. Truly monumental in its importance! Terracotta vessel of a male figure, face depicts a lord with portrait-like face seated in a somber trance, holding ceremonial kero and implement perhaps for preparation of hallucinogenic substance used during ritualistic ceremonies. He wears an impressive checkerboard tunic with geometric border and cream colored hat as well as a small sack suspended from his back...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282331 (stock #101492)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Peru, northern coastal region, Moche II, Ca 300 to 400 CE. "Who" says the Moche aren't the finest potters in all of South America? This lovely stirrup vessel depicts a solitary owl perched atop a round base, his talons clearly exposed. Owls were revered as the creature who carried the sun to insure it always rose in the morning. Intact and in excellent condition. 6" H by 3-1/5" W.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282329 (stock #101521)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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China, Song / Sung Dynasty, Ca 960 to 1279 CE. Large and stunning ceramic vase! Covered in typical tan glaze with round base decorated with applied dragns, horsemen and floral elements, central section shows nine monks or followers kneeling, facing outward, each under or partially under a typical Chinese rooftop, with temples interspersed, upper area with large central building covered with 8 roofs, and "widows watch" area at the uppermost area of the center...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1282327 (stock #101717)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$5,500.00
Tibet, Late 18th/ early 19th century. A stunning Tibetan thangka depicting the Lineage Tree of the Gelugpa Sect (Gelugpa Field of Accumulation)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1282324 (stock #101376)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$4,500.00
Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Chavin, ca. 1400 BCE - 400 BCE. A grand pectoral with beads carved from sodalite, one of the primary elements of lapis lazuli mined from the Andes and cherished since antiquity. The piece is comprised of fourteen, large lozenge-shaped beads of rich blue-violet hues and cream-colored veining, resolving in ten cylindrical sodalite beads and a modern clasp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1282323 (stock #101712)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, Peru, Chancay, ca. 9th-12th century. Probably a chest plate for a mummy bundle, this work was carved from a single piece of fine-grained wood. The broad-faced visage carved and painted on the high relief square panel positioned at the center dramatically protrudes from the panel. Its features are considerably naturalistic, stylistically. The painted symbols surrounding the head in contrast are considerably more abstract. All comes together making for an impressive work of artistry...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282321 (stock #101553)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Moche IV, ca 600 CE. Unique and museum worthy stirrup vessel created in the likeness of a Mochica warrior in full armor, kneeling on one leg , holding a shield and maize club. The warrior dons impressive regalia, an elaborate headdress adorned with an image of a jaguar head in relief with an additional face on the reverse side as well. The jaguar symbolized power and might throughout the Pre-Columbian world...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282320 (stock #101401)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,995.00
Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Moche III, ca...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280088 (stock #95163)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$195.00
Mexico, 19th c. Relatively large format rendition of N.S. Refugio de Pecadores - Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners fine painting technique and wonderful color. Nice composition with blue-green background, lovely crowned Virgin and Child framed with a floral halo. In 1719, a Jesuit missionary brought a copy of a painting originally created for an altar formerly at Frascati, Italy, in the style of Guido or Salvator Rosa, to Mexico, the city of Zacatecas to be precise. The painting inspired the locals to...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280087 (stock #95076)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Mexico, 19th c. Poignant retablo with rendering of Mater Dolorosa (as written at the bottom of composition) or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ. She is represented as the mourning mother projecting a grieving attitude, her head covered with a blue veil, her hands clasped, a dagger in her breast - the key, distinguishing attribute of Mater Dolorosa, with Christ's crown of th...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280086 (stock #95077)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$195.00
Mexico, 19th c. Small-format retablo on tin with rendering of Mater Dolorosa or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ. She is represented as the mourning mother projecting a grieving attitude, her head covered with a blue veil, her hands almost clasped, a dagger in her breast - the key, distinguishing attribute of Mater Dolorosa. The scene references Luke 2:35. In this passage, ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1920 item #1280085 (stock #95074)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$195.00
Mexico, 19th c. Beautifully painted large retablo on tin with the traditional depiction of San Francisco, the saint associated with charity. Note the word "Caridad is painted at the top right of the composition. St. Francis, the founder of the Minim Friars, was known for the miracles he performed. The artist depicted him in his dark brown habit, with his head surrounded by a glowing white halo suggestive of his miraculous powers. His visage features naturalistic facial features - ruddy cheeks, v...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280084 (stock #95072)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$245.00
Mexico, 19th c. This rendition of N.S. Refugio de Pecadores - Our Lady, Refuge of Sinners relatively small in format; however, it display exceptionally fine painting technique. While it follows the traditional composition, its green background and red and gold crowns, as well as star lined rather than floral halo set it apart. In 1719, a Jesuit missionary brought a copy of a painting originally created for an altar formerly at Frascati, Italy, in the style of Guido or Salvator Rosa, to Mexico, t...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280083 (stock #95162)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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" Mexico, 19th c. A skillfully painted large antique Mexican tin retablo with rendering of Mater Dolorosa or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ. She is represented as the mourning mother projecting a grieving attitude, her head covered with a blue veil, her hands clasped together and a dagger pointed at her breast - the key, distinguishing attribute of Mater Dolorosa. The s...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Christian : Pre 1900 item #1280081 (stock #95161)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$245.00
" Mexico, 19th c. Spiritually rich and beautifully painted antique Mexican tin retablo with rendering of Mater Dolorosa or N.S. de los Dolores - Sorrowful Mother or Our Lady of Sorrows. This image is one of the most important compositions in which Mary is depicted without Christ. She is represented as the mourning mother projecting a grieving attitude, her head covered with a blue veil, her hands clasped together and a dagger pointed at her breast - the key, distinguishing attribute of Mater D...