Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1330406 (stock #109789)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$175.00
Southeast Asia, Burma, modern day. This is a lovely piece of jade from Burma that has been carved into a C-shape. It has a grey-green hue and some greener veins. Size: 4-1/4"L x 3-3/4"H x 1/2"W (10.8 cm x 9.5 cm x 1.3 cm).

Condition: Edges of the C-shape are broken.

Provenance: Ex-Historia Antiques, James Caswell, Santa Monica, CA.

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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
SOLD
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 : 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 : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1329930 (stock #109393)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD
Northern Kerala / Southern Coastal Karnataka, Bhuta ciult, less than 500 yrs old. A rare and quite delightful bronze boar. Front and rear feet stand on small metal bases, long snout, cute short ears, chevron ridge down its back, male genital quite prominent. Size: 3.5" L (8.9 cm)

Condition: Near choice

Provenance: Ex-private southern California collection, acquired before 2000.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1329919 (stock #100466)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,795.00
South Western China, Yunnan Province, Warring States Period, ca. 475 to 221 BCE. A stunning bracelet composed of bronze with high tin content and intricate malachite inlays. The perforated discs of malachite are inlayed using a still-preserved organic glue, average between 1-2mm in diameter, and create a scale-like appearance. The jewelry of Dian Ruling class can be identified by this inlaid pattern...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1327896 (stock #111851)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,995.00
Far East, China, Song Dynasty, Longquan, ca. 960 to 1279 CE. A beautiful robin's egg blue celadon glazed stoneware bowl of a round form on a short foot, the inside incised with a singular circle and a faint flower or tear drop pattern, the exterior with double band of more defined tear drop or petal motifs, all covered with a lovely pale blue glaze, made during the Song Dynasty. Despite common perceptions, not all Chinese celadons are green...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1492 item #1327895 (stock #111800)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$395.00
Korea, Koryo Dynasty, ca. 14th century. Lovely decorated celadon to light brown glazed bowl with 5 inlaid off-white palmettes and chevron pattern around rim and 4 more palmettes on the exterior...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1327888 (stock #111657)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,495.00
China, Song (Sung) Dynasty, ca. 960 to 1279 CE. Lovely and guaranteed authentic Qingbai ware white glazed, Blanc de Chine covered bowl. Each half with impressed floral pattern, covered with off-white glaze. Size: 3.25" W x 1.5" H (8.3 cm x 3.8 cm)

Condition: Intact and excellent

Provenance: Ex-Paul and Louise Bernheimer, Cambridge, MA and Laguna Woods, CA, acquired before 1980.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1327887 (stock #111648)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$795.00
China, Sung (Song) Dynasty to Yuan Dynasty , ca. 960 to 1279 CE. Small stoneware bowl upon a flat ringed base. Covered in a blue-grey glaze suffused with a fine network of crackles, thinning to beige at the rim. Size: 2.875" W x 1.25" H (7.3 cm x 3.2 cm)

Condition: Near choice, save minor chipping to base and kiln misfire on one side, as shown.

Provenance: Ex-Paul and Louise Bernheimer, Cambridge, MA and Laguna Woods, CA, acquired before 1980.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1327886 (stock #111469)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$19,500.00
Perhaps the single most important piece of Asian art we have ever had the pleasure of offering! China, Jin to Yuan Dynasty, ca. 12th to 13th century CE. Large Jun-Ware/ Junyao ceramic bowl with scalloped edging decorated with luscious sky blue glaze with added purple splashes to interior and exterior, short brown unglazed foot. Although a form for which we can find no exact comparables, this type of glazed pottery vessel has an extensive history of bringing in excess of $100,000 at the major ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1327818 (stock #110942)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,495.00
Southeast Asia, Burma, modern day Myanmar, ca. late 18th century CE. A front or side teak wood panel from a Buddhist monk's storage trunk, with a complex iconographic program comprised of two standing images of Buddha on either side of a central stupa with trees of life flanking either side of the stupa, lions facing each tree trunk, flags beside the trees, and a pair of attendants carrying a bell beneath each Buddha. The entire composition is framed in a floral motif border - all created via a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1327817 (stock #110925)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,495.00
China, Ming Dynasty, ca. 14th to 15th century CE. A mesmerizing Ming dynasty wooden female Kuan Yin, hand carved from a single piece of wood and adorned with gold leaf and lacquer of red and black hues. The bodhisattva is veiled in flowing full robes, her left arm rests upon an armrest decorated with a beast's face and claw, while her right arm rests upon her upraised knee. Kuan Yin is the Chinese version of Kuan Shih Yin or Avalokiteshvara Bodhisattva, the Buddhist embodiment of supreme compas...
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).

Condition: The piece has wear and patina and some of the gilding has come off, particularly on the...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1327814 (stock #110919)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$3,495.00
Southeast Asia, Thailand, Lopburi / Khmer, ca. late 19th to early 20th century CE. A grand carved terracotta Khmer/Lopburi style votive stele, originally intended for an architectural application, depicting a triad of Buddhas (in accordance with the Trikaya doctrine), the central Buddha sitting atop a double lotus throne bordered by reclining deer, flanked by a Buddha to each side, all resting on a two-tiered foundation adorned with dancers. Each Buddha image sits in half lotus position under K...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1326600 (stock #111644)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$595.00
China, Han Dynasty, ca. 200 BCE to 200 CE. This is a decorated bronze hilt from a short sword with a flame-like shape to the guard, a grip with a bumpy surface that makes it pleasing to hold, and a diamond-shaped pommel. The design and shape of this hilt is particularly unique. Size: 6.6" L x 2.2" W (16.8 cm x 5.6 cm).

Condition: Patina and some encrusted dirt; some corrosion to the guard.

Provenance: Ex-Estate of John Piscopo. Mr. Piscopo was one of the largest collectors of ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1326596 (stock #111426)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$495.00
China, late 19th to early 20th century CE. Rare snuff bottle in the form of a hand holding a snuff bottle. Carved from tan veined stone in great details down to wrinkles at knuckles and fingernails, green jade stopper and bone spoon. Size: 3-3/8" H.

Condition: Very minor chips to fingertips, else quite excellent

Provenance: Estate of Paul & Louise Bernheimer

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