Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
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 : 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. Many of the objects that we know about came from burials...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1330404 (stock #109428)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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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...
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...
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 : 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...
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 : Pre 1700 item #1330389 (stock #102123)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$375.00
Native American, Woodlands era, ca 500 to 1500 CE. Interesting and well used discoidal - supposedly a type of toy used to improve accuracy of spear throwing and archery skills in Indian youth. Deeply cupped on one side and Inscribed "Edge of Canyon Ranch San Juan co Utah. Size: 4-1/4"D.

Condition: Wear to edges.

Provenance: Ex-Cason collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1330387 (stock #101948)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$5,995.00
Roman Empire, 1st to 2nd century CE. A stunning cast figurine of a standing eagle with raised head and meticulous feather detailing to the head, chest and wings. In ancient Rome the eagle had a powerful military association and would oftentimes bronze eagles would be used as a staff finial and would lead armies into war. To quote a piece of historical fiction set in Roman Britain entitled The Eagle of the Ninth (Rosemary Sutcliff, 1954), "Eagle lost, honor lost; honor lost, all lost." Richly sy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1492 item #1330382 (stock #101243)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$595.00
Far East, Vietnam or Thailand, ca. 15th century CE. This is a complementary pair of green celadon wares with linear/leaf-life designs. One is a bowl with a flared, shaped rim; the other is a vase with a narrow neck leading to a flared rim. Both have unpainted feet. Ceramic items like these were made by southeast Asian potters specifically for commercial trade. The chipped rim on the vase gives you a unique chance to see the raw materials used in making these items. Size of vase: 5.6" W x 9.5" H ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330381 (stock #101046)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Mayan Territories, probably Yucatan Peninsula, ca. 550 to 900 CE. Attractive brownware pottery plate with straight sides and now with great root marked surface. Once had 3 short feet. Size: 9-1/4" in diameter.

Condition: Missing feet, else excellent

Provenance: Ex- N. Poolos collection, Adeon Gallery, Chicago, IL before 1970.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1330379 (stock #100570)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Roman Empire, Danubian region, ca. 2nd to 3rd centuries CE. Bronze plaque within a triple rope frame. Female figure wears a diadem with rays over her very long, straight hair, armor and an aegis. Possibly a local deity / goddess combined with Minerva. Size: 3-1/2"H (9 cm).

Condition: Intact and choice.

Provenance: Ex-private German collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330377 (stock #100411)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Near East, Sassanian, ca. 224 to 651 CE. A silvered bronze ladle, with deep hemispherical bowl, long, flat and tapering handle with round finial. Incised circular and linear detail on handle and inside bowl. Size: 17-1/2"L.

Condition: Minor repair to bowl, much of the silver remaining.

Provenance: Ex-private New York City, NY collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330376 (stock #100150)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guanajuato Valley, ca. 300-200 BCE. The breadth of the Chupicuaro ceramic tradition never ceases to amaze us. The indigenous of this culture used a vivid palette and bold patterns that set their ceramics apart. While these artists drew upon the traditions of the Colima, Jalisco, and Nayarit cultures of West Mexico, they experimented with forms and pigments and ultimately created an artform that inspired much of the pottery of the American Southwest. This example possesses ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1329949 (stock #110882)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Mexico, 1850 to 1925 CE. This is a collection of many different .925 silver milagros, comprising small low-relief carved shapes of humans, animals, and buildings. You can enjoy discovering these small treasures! Milagros, also known as ex-voto, dijes, or promesas, are religious folk charms often used as votive offerings to pray for healing. They are usually attached to altars, shrines, or parts of churches -- for example, at San Miguel Mission in Santa Fe, they are nailed to the church bell. The...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1329948 (stock #110849)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$395.00
Latin America, Mexico, ca. 1750 to 1900 CE. These are two iron spurs that are not a matched pair but that complement each other with interesting designs. Both have beautiful tooled artwork on the arms, neck, and straps; the smaller of the two has an applied strip of brass with leaf designs. One has six rowels while the other has roughly 30 in tight formation. One has a remaining leather strap which is worn, suggesting that it was well used.The straps are worn at the buckles, suggesting that thes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1329941 (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. Santos, carved wood painted with gesso, polychrome and in some...