Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
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 : 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1327816 (stock #110920)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,695.00
Southeast Asia, Thailand, ca. 17th to 18th century CE. A hand carved sandstone relief originally from the Phitsanulok region of Thailand, depicting the portal guardian Yaksa (also spelled Yaksha, Yaksi or Yaksini) holding a sword, wearing a cloth waist wrap, and further adorned with wrist, arm, and neck bands. The detailing on the back side may represent a tree root, for in Hindu mythology, Yakshas are nature spirits who protect the treasures hidden amid the roots of trees and within the earth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1327815 (stock #110921)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,795.00
Thailand, ca. late 19th century. This is a Thai rattanakosin style Buddha in Bhumisparsa mudra, the earth-touching gesture.He is seated atop a seven-tiered throne. The top tier is a lotus, the second tier has five seated monks, and the lower five are surrounded by monks in relief. There are also floral motifs on the bottom tier. Size: 7-1/4" H x 5-1/2" W x 4" L (18.4 cm x 14 cm x 10.2 cm)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1326595 (stock #110922)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$750.00
Southeast Asia, Thailand, ca. 19th century CE. A brilliant cast bronze image of Prince Siddhartha prior to his enlightenment; we know this as we see no ushnisha or rashmi. His hands are positioned in the Bhumisparsa or 'earth witness' mudra, and he is seated in half lotus position atop a three tiered, flame spiked throne with front canopy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1325427 (stock #110908)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$3,495.00
Southeast Asia, Cambodia, ca. 19th century CE. A finely carved sandstone statue of the elephant headed Ganesha, seated in half lotus position with legs crossed under his belly. Ganesha's portly state is the result of his renowned love of sweets; note that he holds a tasty fruit in one hand and what appears to be a broken tusk in the other. He is wearing a half sari sash and is further adorned with an elaborate head ornament; both garments are embellished with wavy,striated details...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1325073 (stock #110415)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$11,995.00
Southeast Asia, Thailand, ca. 16th to 17th century CE. Near monumental in scale, this head of Buddha of the Thai Ayuthia period was expertly carved from gray sandstone. His face displays an expression of the utmost serenity with downcast eyes below gracefully arched eyebrows, a noble nose, and gently smiling lips, clearly a visage that could inspire hours peaceful meditation...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1325001 (stock #110290)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Java, ca. late 19th to early 20th century CE...