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

PROVENANCE: Ex-private East Coast collection

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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.

PROVENANCE: Ex-private Boston, MA collection, Ex-Splendors of the World, Ex-Westermann Collection, Germany, acquired prior to 1980...
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.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Splendors of the World Collection

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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. 300-400 CE. The jaguar symbolized power and might throughout the Pre-Columbian world. Warriors, rulers, hunters, and shamans alike associated themselves with this king of beasts, the largest and most powerful feline in the New World. The principal Moche god wears a headdress adorned with a jaguar head and paws and important mortals donned similar headdresses. A nocturnal animal, the jaguar sleeps in caves and dark places and creeps quietly in the f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1277492 (stock #100574)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
Viet Nam, first millennium BCE. Rare ceremonial cuff in solid bronze sheet, repeating "coil" pattern with each end adorned with 15 small bells - some still with bronze balls loose enough to make a rattling sound. 4-1/2"L x 3-1/2" W at widest point. Intact/excellent, save minor crease from being crushed in earth

PROVENANCE: Ex-D. Smith Collection, Southern California.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #1277406 (stock #100593)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$595.00
India, ca. 18th century CE. Large wood fabric stamp with twin panels of text - one top, one bottom, along with 8 central panels depicting such things as the sun and moon, a tiger, flowers and birds. Over the 250 years since it was carved, it has developed a deep, tactile patina. A lovely and near-choice example! 14-3/8"H.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Sarkisian Gallery, Denver, CO, ex-Denver Art Museum (label on back).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1277405 (stock #100594)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$395.00
Near East, Persia / Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Ca 17th to 18th century CE. Large and very colorful glazed pottery tile in a vibrant floral pattern in green, light blue, deep blue and white. Set into modern frame. Repaired from two pieces. 9-1/2" square.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Sarkisian Gallery, Denver, CO.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1277404 (stock #100588)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,995.00
Pre-Columbian, Guerrero, Mexico, ca. 300 BCE. A large and extremely rare Mezcala (type M22) standing male figure, with string cut appendages and facial features. What sets this one apart is the wonderful coloration of the stone. It was made from a deep burgundy stone with green and gray inclusions. The result is an incredibly beautiful example! 6-3/4"H. Roughness to top of head else choice.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Mark Poolos Collection from descent, Ex-Adeon Gallery acquired prior to 1970...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1277403 (stock #100590)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Roman Empire, probably Syria or Lebanon, ca. 1st to 3rd centuries CE. Ancient glass bottle of bulbous form with thin neck and flaring rim. Vessel has developed a truly lovely light lavender swirling pattern of iridescence. Deep pontil on base. 2-1/4"H. Intact and choice.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Sarkisian Gallery, Denver, CO.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1277402 (stock #100589)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Roman Empire, probably Syria or Lebanon, ca. 1st to 3rd centuries CE. Ancient glass bottle with nearly straight sides, indented neck and flaring rim, covered in a rainbow of colorful iridescence. Just gorgeous! 3-1/4"H. Intact/choice condition.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Sarkisian Gallery, Denver, CO.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1277401 (stock #100570)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$3,995.00
Roman Empire, Danubian region, ca. 2nd to 3rd centuries CE. Bronze plaque within a triple rope frame, she wears a diadem with rays over her very long, straight hair, armor, and an aegis. Possibly a local deity combined with Minerva. 3-1/2"H (9 cm.) Near choice condition.

Provenance: Ex-private German collection, ex-private major NYC dealer. Cf, for a similar plaque in silver see: Form Vollendet, Formschuesseln, Model und Stempel im Römisch-Germanischen Museum Köln, 2001, p. 20 . ...