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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1183406 (stock #1873)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Rare spouted feminoform Nile Silt Milk Vase, New Kingdom, XVIII Dynasty, Egypt 1550 - 1307 BCE. 12" high with custom stand, intact and in excellent condition. Anthropomorphic milk jug fashioned with facial features and arms cradling breasts-spouts. The finds of Nile-silt vessels such as this one are described in great detail in Collin A...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1181732 (stock #1846)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$12,500.00
19th Century Ottoman Empire Marble Water Spout, Turkey, ca. 1880. In the form of a male with curly hair, beard, and long mustache. Central void in mouth of male for water fountain. One crack has been stabilized as seen in photo, but otherwise in very good condition. Marble is 18 3/4" x 11" x 1 1/2". On custom stand size is 21 1/2" x 12 3/4" x 5 1/2"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1223909 (stock #3018)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$450.00
Pottery Rattle, Hellenistic Period ca. 330 - 63 BCE, found in the Holy Land. Cylindrical shape with flaring ends with pottery ball bearing inside for rattle. 3 1/2" long and in excellent condition. Among the first gifts that a child received were games and small objects that were hung from the neck as amulets. Rattles (shakers), crotala (platages), piggy-banks in the shape of a pig, etc were all included in these first games.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1199417 (stock #2018)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Cypriot Pottery Slab Figurine of a Goddess, circa 3rd Century BCE, found in Holy Land. Elaborate headdress, broad nose,and pouting lips with hair of knobby curls. Professional repair at neck (see image) but otherwise in excellent condition. Figure 5 3/4" high. On custom stand. Ex: M. Migiddon collection, Israel. Cyprus, more specifically the seashore at Paphos, was also one of the birthplaces given in Greek mythology for Aphrodite, who was known as Kýpria...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1920 item #1202552 (stock #2046)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$350.00
Two Mexican Wooden "Day of the Dead" Masks from Guerrero Mexico, early 20th Century . One is Zoomorphic with Parrot Head while second is Anthropomorphic with Serpent Chieftan figure as nose. Both approximately 10 1/4" high. Some loss due to age and wear, but in great condition. Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures...
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 : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1051182 (stock #1674)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,500.00
A Cypriot Pottery Zoomorphic Avian Bichrome Juglet, Late Iron Ave, Cypro-Acrhaic 8th Century BCE. In form of duck or bird with line painting across side and back. On tripod legs with head as spout of juglet. 5 1/4" H x 6 1/4" L x 3 3/4" w. Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center Ltd. Tel Aviv - Jaffe. According to the Semitic Museum of Harvard University, Iron Age Cypriot pottery was...colorful and often elaborately painted with geometric or figural motifs...
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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1300964 (stock #3140)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$800.00
Persian Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Custom Stand. Nishapur, 10th Century CE. Repaired from original pieces with some overpaint. Bowl is 3 1/8” high x 6 3/8” diameter. Displayed on custom stand height is 7 7/8”. The era of Islamic pottery started around 622. From 633, Muslim armies moved rapidly towards Persia, Byzantium, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Egypt and later Andalusia. A distinct Muslim style in pottery was not firmly established until the 9th century in Iraq (formerly Mesopotamia), Syria and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1183459 (stock #1877)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,500.00
Inca Pottery Bridge Vessel, Andean Mountain Range, 1470 - 1540. Orange-brown double-globular vessel, seated groomers attending a llama, black and white spider web decoration on lobes, professional repair to llama & groomers from original pieces, in excellent condition. 8.5" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1223627 (stock #3006)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Cypriot, Cypro-Archaic I Trefoil Zoomorphic Oinochoe, ca. 750 - 600 BCE. Small wine jug with ring around neck and circular eyes painted on either side of trefoil mouth. Intact and in excellent condition. 4 3/4" high. According to the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, a stele found at Kition reports the submission of the Cypriot kings to Assyria in 709 B.C. Under Assyrian domination, the kingdoms of Cyprus flourished and Cypriot kings enjoyed some independence as long as they regularly paid trib...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1199094 (stock #2013)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Hellenistic pottery oil lamp of the Head of Silenus, or Silenos, circa 1st Century BCE to 1st Century CE, found in the Holy Land. Silenus with wide smile and curly beard. Loop handle missing but in very good condition. 3 1/2 in length. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jarra. SEILENOS (or Silenus) was the old rustic god of the dance of the wine-press, his name being derived from the words seiô, "to move to and fro," and lênos, "the wine-trough." He was also the god of drunkenness who rode in the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1187189 (stock #1930)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Tang Dynasty Pottery Polo Player, China (618 - 907 CE.) Rider of pony bent at the waist to one side and head lowered while seated astride a horse depicted in full gallop. Traces of red, black, and cream pigments. Intact with some encrustation, and in excellent condition. T.L. certificate included. Artifact is 10 3/4" high and 10 3/4" front hoof to back hoof, and 11 1/2" high on custom stand. According to Ollis & Oostermeijer in the Netherlands, it is generally regarded that the sport of Polo wa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1196910 (stock #1999)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
19th Century Balinese Composition Necklace, or collar (four sheet gold with copper backing,) Cabochon Rubies and other semi precious stones. In hardwood box and in excellent condition. Dimensions approximately 5" high x 5" wide. Ex: Jonathan Tucker and Antonia Tozer Asian Art, London England. Legong dancers are always girls who have not yet reached puberty. They begin rigorous training at about the age of five. These dancers are regarded highly in the society and usually become wives of royal pe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1202558 (stock #2048)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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From the Age of the Patriarchs. Middle Bronze Age II-B Pottery Transport Amphora with original Ladle calcified into mouth of vessel, circa 1750 - 1550 BCE, Age of the Patriarchs (Abraham, Issac, Jacob) Found in the Holy Land and purchased in Israel in 1980s. Globular in form with funnel-shaped mouth, a horned handle on either side. Intact and heavily encrusted with earthen deposits, in great condition. 21 1/2" high. Many ancient cultures used amphoras, large two-handled ceramic jars, to carry li...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1219407 (stock #2090)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,500.00
Qing Dynasty Elmwood / Rosewood Altar Table with Chinese inlay design, China, ca. 1875. Finely carved with singular drawer in center with Peonies motif. Rectangular in form tapering slightly toward legs. Extremely sturdy and quite heavy in weight. Excellent condition, 35 1/4" x 35 1/2" x 17 1/2". Ex: TK Asian Antiquities, New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153342 (stock #1803)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$250.00
Hellenistic Pottery Oil Lamp with Vine Motif, ca. 332-37 BCE. Decorated with floral designs on nozzle and around shoulder. Common throughout the province of Judea/Coele-Syria and dominant type in the Hellenistic period. Lamp is in excellent condition. 3 1/4" in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1179687 (stock #1844)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,000.00
Pair of 16th Century Nepalese Buddhistic Wooden Temple Lions. Each figure carved in deep relief as temple guardian or supportive elements, with bulbous eyes and a ferocious expression, remains of polychrome. Nepal, Circa 1575. Each 15 1/2" high. In good condition. Ex: Private New York collection