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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1207352 (stock #2066)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,850.00
Chancay Textile with Avian Motif of interlocking birds, Peru circa 1300 CE. In excellent condition. Finely woven and terrific example of Peruvian handiwork. In excellent condition. 13 1/4" H X 18" W. The best known of the Chancay artifacts are textiles that consist of embroidery work, paint-decorated fabrics, gauzes and three-dimensional groups of dolls. Among others, shades of yellow and brown, scarlet, white, lavender-blue and olive green were the colors used...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1182721 (stock #1869)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Yuan Dynasty Pottery Amber Glazed Utilitarian Jar, China (1279-13680) Tan and brown splashed glaze falling irregularly to the lower rim to expose the original terracotta. Shoulder decorated with four stylized Foo Dog handles molded in high relief. Sides of mouths open for the insertion of loose ring handles. Short neck with everted rim. Piece is in excellent condition 9" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1117465 (stock #1739)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,700.00
Sold as a Set for $4,700 or separate prices listed: Various Famille Rose Miniature Porcelain Vases and Lidded Jars, China, ca. 1920. With various Chinese calligraphy markings on each vase. #1 Lidded Jar $625, 5 3/4' high, #2 Lidded Jar $650, 5 1/4" high, #3 Vase with Foo Dog handles $675, 6" high, #4 Slender Neck Vase $775, 10" high, #5 Bulbous Vase $675, 7 1/4" high, #6 Vase $650, 5 1/2" high, #7 Lidded Jar $750, 5 3/4" high. All in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1184564 (stock #1913)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,500.00
Chimu Lambayeque Double Bodied Pottery Whistel, Peru, ca 1100 - 1400 CE. Whistle depicting the deity figure seated within the peaks of vegetation, holds pods in each hand. Tunic decorated with rows of similar tubers and wearing a crescentic headdress. Bridge-spout joining an ovoid spouted body and forming a whistle. Painted in reddish brown and tan. Some wear due to age, but in overall great condition. 8 1/8" high. Ex: Fredrick Landmann collection...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153644 (stock #1815)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Nayarit Chinesco Pottery Figure of a Squatting Female (Type D), Mexico, Protoclassic (100 BCE - 250 CE) Wearing elaborate jewelry and painted in cream and orange. In excellent condition, 7" high. (For example see Sotheby's NY, 15 May 2009, African Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art, lot 105, Sold for $6,875.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1182701 (stock #1864)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$8,500.00
Splendid Mixtec pottery rattle, incensario, censer, Mexico ca. 1200 - 1400. Rounded bowl supported on rounded tripod legs, one in the form of an elderly man, the head with pierced eyes jutting forward, wearing a loin cloth, and ear ornaments. Painted in reddish brown and orange with traces of blue and white pigment. A few fissures as seen in photos, otherwise in very good condition. Mexico, 1200-1400 CE. 7 inches high, diameter of bowl 6 1/2". Ex: Sotheby's New York...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1209519 (stock #2079)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$700.00
Dynamic Islamic Pottery "Hand Grenade", circa 6th - 8th Century CE found in the Holy Land. In conical form with incised gripping pattern. Small hole in top for insertion of flammable liquid and wick. 5" high not including custom stand. In excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. Ancient grenades, then known as “Greek Fire”, were invented in the seventh century CE. Contrary to its name, Greek Fire was a weapon from the Byzantine Empire...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Pre AD 1000 item #1152949 (stock #1785)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,200.00
Sumerian Terracotta Foundation Cone, ca. 1900 BCE. The foundation cone was the last piece inserted in the building upon its completion. It was dedicated to a high ranking official or to a God, and was to insure good fortune for the edifice and its surroundings. 6" in height and on custom stand. Small hairline crack, but in otherwise good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1182111 (stock #1850)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Cypriot Bichrome Pottery Bowl, Iron Age, Cypro-Archaic Period ca. 750 - 600 BC. Small attached handles with alternating bands of red and black on cream slip. A band of concentric circles around shoulder. Professional repair to rim with few small chips due to age and wear. Otherwise, in very good condition. 7 inches high. Found in the Holy Land. Cyprus draws influence from many nations...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1117455 (stock #1736)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,100.00
Palais Royal Bronze Young Boy holding a pail and basket with Opaline French Blue Glass container with gilt bronze and marble base, ca. 1840, Napoleon III era. With a pleasing character and an unusual piece. 3 3/4" H x 5 3/4" L. In excellent condition. Property from the collection of Dodie Rosekrans, San Francisco, International hostess, generous supporter of the arts, and fashion trendsetter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1182136 (stock #1851)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,000.00
Cypriot Bichrome Pottery Amphora, Iron Age Cypro-Archaic Period(750-600 B.C.). Handles extending from rim to shoulder, bichrome wear design. The painted decoration is geometric with alternating bands of color and concentric circles on the neck and shoulder. Excellent condition with some wear to paint...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1182283 (stock #1853)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$8,000.00
Magnificent Roman Marble Head of a Goddess or Young Woman, 1st Century BCE- 1st Century CE. Petite, idealized features with curls framing face. Back of head lobbed and not in the round. Marble is 3 1/2" high and mounted on custom stand. In excellent condition. Ex: Private London collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1186910 (stock #1929)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$16,000.00
Monumental Chancay Pottery Vessel of a Hunter and Monkey, Peru, ca. 1100 - 1400 CE. The hunter with pear-shaped body painted in black and cream with patterned tunic. The face marked by tattoos and wearing single pendent earing. Sun Disk ornament for headdress with a small monkey perched on the right shoulder. In excellent condition. 21 1/2" high. Ex: Sotheby's New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1189777 (stock #1945)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$7,500.00
Song Dynasty Limestone Head of a Buddhistic Monk, China (960 - 1279 CE.) Finely detailed thick white limestone facial section of a monk. Sensitive carved male head with wide nose, almond shaped eyes, thin lips, defined eyebrows and elongated ear lobes. Large chip on back of head where lobed off architectural structure, otherwise in excellent condition. 13 1/4" high on custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1205395 (stock #2055)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$9,500.00
Monumental Eastern Roman Empire Mottled Gray Marble Funerary Statue of Cybele, goddess of Nature & Fertility flanked by set of lions. Two line Greek inscription on front base. circa 3rd Century CE. Under the emperor Augustus (63 BCE - 14 CE,) Cybele enjoyed great prominence thanks to her inclusion in Augustan ideology. Augustus restored Cybele's temple, which was located next to his own palace on the Palatine Hill. 21" high on custom stand. In excellent condition and very heavy marble! Ex: Bonha...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1199430 (stock #2021)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Carved Walnut head of a Lion, from England circa 1850. Ready to pounce with fierce gaze elongated fangs and snarling mouth. Deep set eyes and wrinkled nose surrounded by curly mane. Flat on reverse and on custom stand. Head is 10" high. In excellent condition. Ex: Windsor Antiques, New York
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1198270 (stock #2002)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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A Greek Bronze Bull and Hittite solid cast bull with long tubular body, splayed legs, long necks, and long tapering horns canted forward. The Greek Bull (on the left), ca. 7th Century BCE, 2 1/4" tall. Ex: Christos G. Bastis collection. Published: Antiquities from the collection of Christos G. Bastis, catalogue of the exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. new York, 1987, no. 87 illus. The Hittite bull,(on the right), from ancient Syria, circa early 2nd Millennium B.C.E. and stands at 2 3...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1192200 (stock #1970)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,500.00
Rare Pottery Seven Pronged Menorah (Temple) Oil Lamp from the Talmudic Period, ca. 300 - 400 CE. Found in the Holy Land & encased in custom olive wood and lucite box. Lamp is 4 1/2" x 4 1/4". Ex: Arieh Klein, Jerusalem. Rabbinic Jewish Period of Talmud Development (70 - 500 CE.) The Talmud (Menahot 28b) states that it is prohibited to use a seven-lamp menorah outside of the Temple. The Hanukkah menorah therefore has eight main branches, plus the middle ninth lamp set apart as the shamash (servan...