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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1200321 (stock #2031)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Rare Colima Standing Warrior Pottery Vessel with shoulder spout, Mexico, Protoclassic, circa 100 BCE - 250 CE. Wearing elaborate fan headdress and costume. Figure holds rattle in left hand and playing flute with right. Eyes lowered in a trance and ears pierced for ornaments. Painted overall in tan and black. Intact and in excellent condition. 16" high. The name Colima comes from the Nahuatl word 'collimaitl', with 'colli' meaning 'ancestors or gods' and 'maitl' meaning 'the domain of...'...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1276230 (stock #3077)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Chinese Carves Ivory Zodiac Animal Group, China, Early - Mid 20th Century. Rooster rides astride a dragon while various Zodiac animals cling to back. Signed by the artist, and in excellent condition. Fitted teakwood base. 5 1/2" H x 6 3/4" L x 4" W. The Sh¨¥ngxi¨¤o, literally "birth likeness", is also known in English as the Chinese zodiac. Zodiac derives from the similar concept in western astrology and means "circle of animals"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1212296 (stock #2088)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
Majestic Greed Bronze Hydria Handle with the Head of a Lion, ca.5th Century BCE. Heavy bronze with roaring lion, bared fangs, protruding tongue. Beautifully incised mane and outstretched arms to form the attachment to hydria. On custom stand and in excellent condition. 5" high x 6" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1117441 (stock #1731)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,900.00
Palais Royal Opaline French Blue Glass Double Inkwell, ca. 1840, Napoleon III era. Arabesque in form with gilt bronze setting. 4 1/2" H x 6" 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 : Holy Land : Pre AD 1000 item #1298291 (stock #3114)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$585.00
Roman Glass Broach with 14K Gold Contemporary Setting, Roman Glass ca. 2nd – 4th Century, Found in the Holy Land. In excellent condition, 1" x 2 1/4”...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1183839 (stock #1901)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,000.00
Mathura Red Sandstone Head of a Man, India, Kushan Period, ca. 1st - 3rd Century. Very finely modeled with ovoid face and gently rounded chin. Sharpened nose and pursed lips. 4" high x 4" wide x 4" deep. On stand height is 7". In excellent condition. Artifact is lobed / flat on back of head. Mathura has an ancient history. According to the Archeological Survey of India plaque at the Mathura Museum, the city is mentioned in the oldest Indian epic, the Ramayana...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1276271 (stock #3081)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Pueblo, Cochiti Pottery Figure of a Male with Hair Bun, New Mexico, ca. 1890. Some wear and chips to feet due to age as seen in images. Otherwise in very good condition. 7" high x 4 3/4" wide x 2 1/2" deep. According to Bruce Shackelford of Antiques Roadshow, "these figures were made strictly to sell to the tourist...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1350738 (stock #3175)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Syro Hittite Terracotta Chariot and Charioteer with four stylized bulls, ca 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. Stylized figure with disc shaped eyes standing within a tall domed chariot. Incised decoration on chariot. 4" x 2 1/2" x 4 1/4". Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd., Jerusalem. Professional repair with some restoration...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1184303 (stock #1903)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,500.00
Spectacular framed and mounted Egyptian Sarcophagus Cartonnage / Wooden Mummiform Mask. Remnants of cartonnage fabric wrap and gesso. Original polychrome visible for a large portion of mask. Some wear due to age. Mask 11" x 8" mounted in custom shadow box with dimensions of 23" x 19" x 4". ca. Late Dynastic Period,4th Century B.C.E.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1256497 (stock #3067)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$350.00
Early 19th Century French Tortoise Shell Snuff Box, ca. early 1800s. Small repair from original piece as seen on side of lid in photo. 1 1/4" high x 2" long x 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1106046 (stock #1728)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$17,500.00
Monumental Canosan Pottery Figural Vase, Apulia Italy, ca. 3rd Century BCE. Intact an in excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1152958 (stock #1789)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
Roman Bronze Zebu Bull on Footed Base, ca. 2nd-4th Century CE. Small votive statuette in the Classical style. Pointed horns. Strong humped back and standing on all fours. Pleasing smile and lightly incised eyes. 2 1/8" in height and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pre AD 1000 item #1202414 (stock #2045)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
A Roman Carved Bone Fragment Furniture Attachment of female doing daily chores, circa 63 BCE - 330 CE, 1 7/8" high on custom wooden base (4 1/2" x 3 1/4") In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1182434 (stock #1860)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Tepe Sialk Bridge Spouted Pottery Jar from circa 1st millennium B.C.E., Central Iran. Rounded body and a short concave neck with an attached loop handle and a smaller handle at the back. The birdlike spout as well as the body is painted in brown and black with a variety of patterns including checkerboard and hatched and wavy lines. The decoration is vivid, and with the exception of a repair to the spout, this rare Persian piece is in very good condition. 10 1/8 inches high . Tepe Sialk is a larg...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1053986 (stock #1677)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,000.00
Sinu Pottery Effigy Vessel, Colombia 500 - 1000 CE. Globular form with motif of four women with bare breasts and registers of glyph like scrawls. Flared lip and footed base. Intact and in excellent condition. 10 1/2" high x 11" diameter. Ex: Milford Nemer collection, MI. According to the book Across the Pacific: From Ancient Asia to Precolombian America, By Christian Lemoy, ceramic and gold working relationships probably existed between the Sinu cultural and those of Panama and Costa Rica. The c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1208525 (stock #2073)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,400.00
Roman Terracotta Male Head with Triangular Hat from a Frieze segment, circa 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Bulbous eyes with pouting lips and large nose. Head approximately 5 1/2" high. Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: Hoffman collection, Berlin
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1266200 (stock #3068)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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A Silver Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great, Mint of Amphipolis (modern Amfípolis, northern Greece), 336-323 BCE. Obverse: Head of Alexander The Great as Hercules, or Herakles, wearing a lion skin. Reverse: Zeus enthroned, facing left, holding a scepter in one hand and an eagle in the other. The word AMPHIPOLIS is imprinted behind Zeus. Coin encased in modern 18K Gold and attached to multiple strings of modern seed pearls. According to the British Museum, the kings of Macedon began to issue co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1354145 (stock #3209)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
Monumental 18th Century St Clement's Faience Lion, France, dated 1764 (see image) 26" x 19" x 10 1/2" Majestic Lion holding Burgonet Helmet, Coat of Arms lies on ground at his feet. Some crazing due to age and wear, stabilized crack on base (see image) Otherwise in excellent condition for 18th Century Faience. La Faïencerie de Lunéville - Saint-Clément is the heir of the prestigious earthenware of Lorraine since the 18th century: the Lunéville and the Saint-Clément . The manufacture of Lun...