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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1192014 (stock #1967)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$900.00
SOLD SEPARATELY: Two Chalcolithic Pottery Vessels, ca. 4400 - 3300 BCE. Found in the Holy Land. One a reddish pottery amphora at 4" high and one buff pottery flanged vessel at 3 3/4" high. Both intact and in excellent condition. The discovery of the metal in the Chalcolithic Age resulted in the development of trade between the local or remote civilizations, and they established a well network of trading centers where they had exchanged commodities...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1182300 (stock #1855)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Egyptian Votive Sarcophagus lid, ca. 330 - 63 BCE Ptolemaic Period. Probably a devotional item. Terracotta figure with arms crossed on chest. Wearing tripartite headcloth, curly wig and divine beard. 5 1/2" high, in excellent condition and on custom stand. Ex: Arieh Klein collection, Jerusalem.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1026645 (stock #1658)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Iron Age II, Kingdom of Judah, Bronze Dagger, Israel 8th - 6th Century BCE. Bronze dagger is 1 3/4" high x 11" long x 1/8" deep with contemporary lucite handle and in custom olive wood case. Ex: Arieh Klein collection, Jerusalem. According to the Penn Museum, in Iron Age II, nation-states arose in the southern Levant. Territory and nationality joined family and town as sources of identity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153661 (stock #1816)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,500.00
Colima Pottery Seated Hunchback Dwarf, Protoclassic, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. The dwarf revered by community as a Shaman with magical capabilities. Muscular hunchback with rounded spinal projection, arms extended out from the sides, the face with coffee-bean eyes, lips tightly closed, and spout flaring from his head. Painted in reddish-brown. Height 11 1/2 inches. Professional repair to shoulder but in excellent condition. Ex: Sotheby's New York...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153343 (stock #1804)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$250.00
Hellenistic Pottery Oil Lamp, ca. 2nd Century CE. Lovely design. The body of the lamp is divided into quarters by linear patterns from the fill hole to the shoulder. Within each section are floral designs. Design extending from fill hole to nozzle. 3 7/8" in length and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1126385 (stock #1750)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,200.00
Qing Dynasty Elmwood Altar Table from the Shanxi Province China, ca. 1821 - 1850. Handcarved with intricate woodwork table is 32" high x 57 1/2" long x 13 1/2" wide. Some wear due to age and use but in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1002405 (stock #1646)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,500.00
Maya Polychrome Tripod Cylinder, ca. 600 - 900 CE, from Ulua Valley Honduras. Standing on short feet. Wide center band with zoomorphic creatures in profile. Upper and lower bands with geometric elements, figures and heads in profile. 8" H x 6 3/4" D. Intact and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1182721 (stock #1869)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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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 : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1199431 (stock #2022)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Qing Dynasty Carved Boxwood Root Stand, Scholar's Object, China ca. 1890. Hand carved with Woodland animals surrounding the root. 11 1/4" high x 14 3/8 wide x 6 1/2" deep. In excellent condition. Ex: Tong Ying & Company, New York. For example see Christie's New York, Sale #2391, Lot 887 for Realized Price of $10,000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1174687 (stock #1830)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Qing Dynasty Porcelain Vase, Famille Rose, China, ca. 1880. Qianlong seal style mark, Qianlong Period (1736 - 1795.) Vessel of blue and white with small mouth, tapering neck and bulbous bottom. Decoration of Immortal riding a water buffalo and on reverse side a standing Immortal. 7 1/4" high and in excellent condition. Property of a Diplomat, Washington D.C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1154603 (stock #1822)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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19th Century Pucara Pottery Bull, Peru ca. 1820 - 1850. Inhabitants of Pucara have produced these pottery bulls for more than 2500 years. Ritual object crafted by hand without molds. Only two mechanical objects are used: a hollow tube is used to mark the eyes and a small mold serves to shape the decorative roses. Authentic Andean Folk Art and in the form of a ritual flask for drinking chicha. The cattle blood was drunk by the head priest during the cattle branding ceremony...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1199269 (stock #2016)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Hellenistic Terracotta Brazier fragment of a Head of a Bearded Man found in the Holy Land. Protruding beard and short hair, heavy lidded eyes under arching brows with missing nose. Fragment in good condition. Circa 4th - 2nd B.C.E. 3 3/4" high. On Custom lucite stand. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. A brazier is a container for fire, generally taking the form of an upright standing or hanging metal bowl or box...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1245964 (stock #3053)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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First Revolt Against Rome Bronze Coin 66 - 73 CE. Obverse: Chalice with Pearls on rim with Hebrew inscription "Redemption of Zion." Reverse: Lulav between two ethrogs with Hebrew inscription "Year Four."
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1198268 (stock #2001)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$11,500.00
Roman Bronze of Mythical Hercules (Heracles) The muscular bearded hero depicted nude, standing with right leg relaxed and bent at the knee. His right hand holding gnarled club while lion skin draped over his left forearm. An attribute in his fisted left hand. Circa 1st - 3rd Century. Bronze 3" high and height on custom lucite stand is 5 1/2". In excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1174685 (stock #1829)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,600.00
18 th / 19th Century Qing Dynasty Porcelain Vase, China, ca. 1790 - 1820. Green in color with wide mouth, tapering neck, and conical base. Chenghua four character mark in style of Ming Dynasty Period (1465 - 87.) 9" high with professional repair to neck, but otherwise in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1149320 (stock #1764)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Rare Late Bronze Age Storage Amphora. ca. 16th century BCE. Jug is repaired from several original pieces and in good condition. Conical in form and tapering to base. With an incised Canaanite letter (Aynu) which means eye. Jug has nice encrustation and is 17 1/2 " high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pre AD 1000 item #1266200 (stock #3068)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$7,500.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1209629 (stock #2081)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,700.00
Large Indus Valley Civilization Pottery Jug, circa 3rd Millennium BCE, from ancient India, Pakistan region. Neck of jug with zoomorphic animal with small eyes and ears. With geometric patterns encircling body and neck in colors of red, brown and buff. 9" high and intact with some earthen encrustation and a small chips on bottom convex bottom from age, but in very good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The earliest traces of civilization in the Indian subcontinent are to be found i...