Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
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
$3995.00
Chinese, Tang Dynasty, ca. 700 CE. This ceramic oxcart was created during the Tang Dynasty. Sculptors of this period created particularly finely modeled forms as exemplified here. Note how the artist rendered the corporeality and musculature of this animal. Clearly it was critical that the artist create a realistic portrayal of the beast of burden and demonstrate the significance of oxcarts during this period. Oxen were prized by the ancient Chinese...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1215457 (stock #AGT$)
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...
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 : 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 : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1176530 (stock #DS)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2150.00
China, Han Dynasty, ca. 200 BC to 200 AD. Glazed pottery tripod vessel and cover (DING); the compressed globular body, with two upright angular loop handles with impressed geometric decoration, supported on three slightly cabriole legs, the domed cover decorated with a single incised band encircling the low ring knob, the cover, handles and upper section of the vessel covered with a thin mustard-yellow glaze. 8-1/2"W. Intact/excellent, save minor surface wear.

Provenance: Ex- D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1175188 (stock #ARM)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$395.00
China, Sui Dynasty, Ca 7th century CE. Molded pottery figure of a female standing in formal pose, wearing long flowing gown with hands emerging from her layered sleeves, hair in bun atop her head. She is decorated in white slip. 7-1/4" (18.2cm) H, intact and generally excellent with slightly softened features.

Provenance: Ex-Moore collection acquired at Arte Primitivo Gallery.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1170344 (stock #ADS)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1200.00
Qingbai ware, 1250-1350, Song-Yuan dynasties, China. Lidded funerary urn, stoneware with qingbai glaze; short body with curved sides, a very tall neck, with a domed figures and applied cover. It is Roughly potted and decorated with a dragon figure draped around the neck and obscure standing figures below. It has a bird finial and a dragon around its shoulder. In addition it features a sun god figure, along with star gods and cranes, and a band of human figures beneath...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1156443 (stock #ADS)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $1475.00
China, (618-907). Terracotta tomb guardian. Lokapala is a common image in Chinese Buddha sculptures. According to Buddhism's doctrine, Lakapala safeguards the Buddha and its temples. Generally, there are four Lokapalas fashioned in Chinese temples, guarding east, south, west and north. Lokapala statues made during the Tang Dynasty can be classified into three types: a single Lokapala, Lokapala trampling one ghost, and Lokapala trampling two ghosts. This Lakapala statue is a warrior image...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1700 item #1046041 (stock #SOTWNN01)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $695.00
China, Ming Dynasty, ca. 15th century AD. Large pottery open-work window in floral pattern, covered in deep green/teal glaze, now with light touches of iridescence. 13" x 13" x 1-1/2"D, intact/excellent condition. Great architectural accent!

Provenance: Ex-private Los Angeles, CA Collection.

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