Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1276977 (stock #100385)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Middle east, ca 10th to 14th centuries CE. Amazing gold pendant studded with 6 ruby colored glass inserts along with green and clear glass inserts. Hanging from the pendant are a series of 17 coral beads. Breath-taking! Gold tested at 10kt. 1.50"W x 3.75"H (3.81 W x 9.53 H cm) Excellent and wearable but should be looked at by your jeweler. Provenance: Ex-Private East Coast collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1275346 (stock #80012)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
Israel, Ca 800 BCE. Superb stone plate in mottled black and tan breccia, with distinct short foot, carved with concave base, and tiered rim. Extremely rare! 4-1/8" D by 1-1/4" H. Minor chip to rim, staining else intact and quite excellent condition.

Provenance: EX: Daniel Friedenberg, former curator at the Jewish Museum in New York City.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1275345 (stock #80011)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$3,395.00
Luristan, Late Bronze Age, ca. 1000 - 800 BCE. A stunning example of a Bronze Age short sword with an incredible pommel in the form of a bird of prey, having long curved beak, and circular details on head. 11-3/4"L Minor chips to blade, otherwise excellent.

Provenance: Ex-private J. Connell collection originally acquired at auction.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1275343 (stock #80010)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD 595.00
Near East, Northwestern Iran, Ca early 1st millennium BCE. Small, portable and lethal! Blade tapers to a point, grip with encircling flange to accommodate a wood or ivory insert. 10-3/4" L. Partially cleaned, else choice.

Provenance: Ex-J. Connell collection originally acquired from Mikkel Peterson

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1275342 (stock #80009)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,995.00
Turkey, Anatolia, Ca 2000 to 1700 BCE. Nice grouping of 4 stone cylinder seals. Each seemingly showing Cypriotic influence but purely Anatolian in origin. Each with representation of humans and animals with an added glyph here and there. Of the four examples, one is rectangular, one conical, one cylindrical and the final is ovoid. 1-1/4" for largest, 3/4"L for shortest. Small chip here and there, else excellent with nice wear patterns and surface deposits...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1274696 (stock #100352)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
Iran, Ca 12th to 14th century, possibly Kashan region. Very large and fine pottery oil lamp. Footed lamp with large twin holed handle and large decorative flange, long spout and twin lugs on the sides - all covered in iridescent green glaze. 6-1/2" L. Intact & generally excellent Provenance: Ex Private Smith collection acquired more than 20 years ago. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1271710 (stock #BD102314L47)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
Cyprus, ca. 750 BCE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1270703 (stock #GS102314L186)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,995.00
Phoenicia, Eastern Mediterranean, Ca 7th to 6th century BCE. Desirable torpedo-shaped terracotta amphora used in the transport of wine. This unusual variant has a single handle, thinning neck and rolled rim, bottom tapering to short point. 25-1/2"H, Chip to rim else choice. Custom stand. Provenance: Ex-private Scott collection acquired by a diver off Turkey in the 1960's. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1270700 (stock #WD102314159A)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$5,995.00
Anatolia, Turkey, Middle Chalcolithic period, Ca 2nd millennium BCE. An amazingly massive and rare decorated pottery amphora, in the style known as "Troy-Type." Voluptuous base with four loop handles and long graduated neck. The form projects quite an elegant silhouette. Furthermore, the vessel is painted in red geometric patterns, even continuing into the upper inner rim. Troy pottery was more commonly monochrome black or gray-green; fewer examples were decorated with such intricate zigza...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1239247 (stock #BD21414B$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $1,295.00
Eastern Greece, ca. 8th to 6th century BCE. An incredibly rare pine cone figure, mold made with short stem and individual seeds. Several firing holes on body to prevent the piece from exploding during the firing process. The pine cone symbolized wisdom and the highest level of spiritual illumination and were consistently found across most ancient cultures. A nearly identical pine cone can be found in the Carlos Museum of Art at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. 5-1/2"L. Custom stand. Intact with ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1239236 (stock #BD21414A$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $1,295.00
Cyprus, ca. 8th century BCE. An interesting terracotta vessel with long acorn-shaped body, small base, cylindrical neck with subtly flared rim, dual banded handle, and bull head spout. Body is slipped with a rust-red paint, with dark brown/black and white banding. The bull was incredibly significant in Cypriot and Aegean culture in the Bronze and Iron age, standing in the forefront of religious ritual and has been preserved to this day in the myths of King Minos and Cretan labyrinth. 12"H. Crack...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1238858 (stock #ASARK$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$6995.00
Ancient Near East, Amlash Empire, Ca 10th to 8th Century BCE. A large and fine terracotta libation vessel composed of a boot with three straps and ankle bumps. Vessel flares out from narrow foot to a wide rim. Greyware terracotta. 13"H. Custom stand. Liberal mineral deposits, else excellent.

Provenance: Ex-Sarkisian Estate, Denver CO.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1192844
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$995.00
Oxus Civilization Ca. 2600 to 2500 BC. A delicate buff clay effigy figure; she sits with stylized facial features, large full breasts, fine ringlet hairdo and necklaces. For a high status individual. A great expressive fertility goddess. 4-1/4"H + custom mount. Missing one arm and one leg restored. Surface abrasions.

Provenance: Ex-private NYC Collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1192839 (stock #AHOT42)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
From the ancient Near East, Western Persia (Iran) Period 3, 2800 BCE. Bichrome olla shaped terracotta vessel with geometric shapes painted on side and cylinder spout. 7”H, chip to lip and surface wear as shown.

Provenance: Ex-prominent NYC, NY Gallery

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1176521 (stock #HOT$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $950.00
From the ancient Near East, Sassanian Empire, ca. 224-651 AD. Silver dish with curved rim, incised animal in center, possibly Ibex, encircled by crosshatching. Bottom is rounded to a slight point in middle. Appears to be silvered bronze. 6-3/4"D. Some dents and surface wear, other wise good condition.

Provenance: Ex-Prominent New York City, NY Gallery.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1176518 (stock #HOT)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$895.00
Middle East, Ca. 7-9th Century AD. Beauty in compactness! Miniature ancient glass vessel sits on raised glass base, body and handles form traditional Greek amphora shape. Painted blue glass zigzag pattern applied across middle of amphora and is in stark and beautiful contrast to the black glass. Custom museum quality stand. 2-1/2"H x 2" handle-width. Surface wear, else intact/excellent.

Provenance: Ex-Prominent New York City, NY Collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1175273 (stock #ARM)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,795.00
Mesopotamia, Assyria, ca. 700-600 BCE. White chalcedony seal depicting a worshiper standing before a crescent pole in the field a fish, star and rhomb. cf Marcopoli 248. 13/16"L (20.5mm), intact and excellent.

PROVENANCE: Ex-R.Moore collection acquired at auction from Arte Primitivo Gallery.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1492 item #1155922 (stock #AGT)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2795.00
From the ancient Near East, Iron Age I, ca. 1350-1000 B.C. The hollow bronze socket cast in the form of the foreparts of an ibex, front legs tucked beneath the body, antlers spiral backwards to form loopsed horns curved back onto the neck to form a loop. Whetstones are utilitarian objects used used to grind and hone the edges of tools and implements. 5-3/4"L nose to end, old repair to one antler, else excellent.

Provnenance: Ex-private Chicago, IL collection.