Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
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 : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1277400 (stock #100578)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
Northeastern Thailand, first millennium BCE, Nong Han District. Beautiful in function, composition and especially now beautiful with its incredible glass-like patina. Bronze necklace in octagonal wire with front enhanced with 31 coils wrapped around central wire. Torque measures 7-1/2"D. Custom stand - measuring 7"W x 9-1/4"H.

PROVENANCE: Ex-D. Smith collection, southern California.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1277396 (stock #100586)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$8,995.00
Khmer, Angkor period, Bayon style, 12th century AD. Superb carved sandstone head depicts Vishnu with eyes open and serene brow, slight smile upon his lips. Wearing a tiara with bud on top and incised floral band. Long ears symbolize wisdom and longevity. Head measures 8-1/2"H x 4-1/2"W. Truly a masterpiece of Khmer art! Intact and generally excellent with minor loss to nose and chip to right ear.

PROVENANCE: Ex-private Burns collection, Longmont, CO. Mr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1492 item #1276972 (stock #100363)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
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Scythian, Black Sea to Southern Siberia and Central Asia, ca. 1st to 3rd century CE. Solid 24 karat gold pendant depicting Herakles' club. Shows gorgeous golden hue and refined detailing. This pendant is formed from a gold sheet rolled into a cone. Filigree wire demarcates the three main regions of the composition. On the shaft, filigree loops around single granules form ten design motif. Four granules forming a pyramidal design are attached to the base...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1492 item #1275027 (stock #100427)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
Japan, 18th to 19th century. What a stunning example of Japanese art! They have taken an industrial implement, and turned it into something absolutely lovely! Large porcelain grooved wheel decorated in deep green and gray with floral design, set in an iron bracket. If you love Steam punk, this adds a whole new element! Wheel measures 12" D, iron adds another 3-1/2".

Provenance: Ex-Sarkisian Collection acquired in the 1950's.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1274686 (stock #100351)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$195.00
Thailand, 14th century CE. Pottery covered jar with lid in the form of a native squash, decorated with added black rings and other elements and covered in deep glaze. 4" D. Lid repaired from a few pieces, paint a bit faded, but still attractive.

Provenance: Ex Private Smith collection acquired more than 20 years ago.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1242908 (stock #BD$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $1,995.00
China, Ming Dynasty, ca. 1368 - 1644 CE. Polychrome pottery head with glass pupils,face painted with off-white to tan paint, the eyes white and red with black glass pupils; hair painted blue, the crown a combination of turquoise, white, and yellow. Superb detail of brow, face, and hair. Remains of the original wood mounting pole present in neck. 12"H. Custom stand.

Provenance: Ex-Arte Primitivo, New York City, NY.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1238871 (stock #SOW11884$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2450.00
Chinese, Tang Dynasty, ca. 700 CE, This figurine of a male tomb attendant of the Tang Dynasty shows a characteristically elongated body form donning a traditional long robe - all adorned with a rich, red/brown glaze. During the Tang dynasty sculptural representations of humans and animals were frequently placed in burial chambers to honor the deceased. The naturalistic modeling of this mold-made figure's facial features is quite striking...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1238870 (stock #SOW13622a$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$3995.00
Chinese, Tang Dynasty, ca. 700 CE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1215457 (stock #AGT$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1295.00
China, 18th Century CE. Large dadao (literally "big knife") made of iron and wood. A variety of dao (saber), the dadao was made for close combat and executions. They were based on agricultural knives and featured broad blades, long hilts meant for two-handed use, and a weight-forward balance. This fine example is made of iron and wood, with loop of iron at the end of the hilt, and a smaller ring (presumably for hanging) at the base of the hilt. Measures 34"L in total, with the blade measuring 21...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1202428 (stock #AJC)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1595.00
China, ca. 2nd-1st Millennium BCE.

A beautifully carved jade nephrite bracelet with nice root markings and patterns in the jade. Jade tapers to a thin point around the edges. 4-3/4" outer diameter.

Provenance: Ex-J. Connell Collection, MA
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1202427 (stock #AJC)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1495.00
China, ca. 2nd-1st Millennium BCE.

A carved bracelet of rhinoceros horn with large opening in center for wrist. Bone has developed very fine root and other markings. Small section of unsmoothed bone juts out from top. Very fine and delicate to the touch. 5" diameter. Intact with minor losses to edge.
Provenance: Ex-J. Connell Collection, East Coast USA.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1202412 (stock #AJC2043)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2995.00
Vietnam, Dong Son Culture, ca. 2000 BCE - 200 CE.

A cast bronze ax (Ge) with an impressed character on either side of the nei (base of ax). Circular hole on blade with incised concentric circles surrounding it on either side of the blade. 7"L.

Provenance: Ex-J. Connell Collection. Microscopy report available upon request. Authenticity Guaranteed Contact us if you are interested in having a museum quality stand made for this piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1202204 (stock #ALP)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1595.00
Tibet, ca. 19th Century.

A fine polychrome painted Thangka depicting a central figure with Foo dogs at his feet. A mountain landscape scene surrounds with a dancing figure holding a platter of wood at center bottom of painting. A beautiful floral fabric surrounds with piece, with veil. 39"L x 27"W. Intact, save small pin holes in painting.

Provenance: Ex-Byron Farwell Collection, acquired in the 1940s-50s.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1193359 (stock #ADS)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1495.00
China, Tang Dynasty, 618-907 CE.

A terracotta Earth spirit figure, with white paint slip, and red painted lips. Figure has four hoofed feet and is sitting like a dog. Back has a ridged spine from base of neck to bottom. Repair to neck. 12.6"H. Custom storage box.

Provenance: Ex-D. Smith Collection, CA; Ex- Reminiscence Culture Co. Ltd.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1192158 (stock #AJC)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,995.00
China, Warring States Period, Ca. 475 to 221 BCE, Ordos culture. Cast bronze attachment in the form of a striding feline, incised lines to indicate fur, long tail sitting upon its back, entire attachment covered in gilded gold. 5"L.

Provenance: Ex-J. Connell Collection, ex-Piscopo Collection.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1492 item #1188550 (stock #adS)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$19,950.00
Northeastern India, Pala Period, 11th Century CE. Black stone (schist) carving of Buddha with scenes from his life along sides. Buddha is seated in center on a double lotus, dressed in traditional tight clothing, and in the dhyanasana pose. Elaborate decoration of Buddha, with detail of crown and jewelry. Frieze depicts wild animals under Buddha in relief. 27"H, intact with surface wear, as shown.

Provenance: Ex-D. Smith Collection, Alpine, CA.

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