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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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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...