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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1203182 (stock #2052)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Three Chinese Neolithic Pottery Jars of various sizes, circa 1st Millennium BCE, 15" jar $1,800, 13" jar $1,500, 11" jar $1,300. All is excellent condition. Ex: A. Lamm collection, New York. Neolithic Period, or New Stone Age, the final stage of cultural evolution or technological development among prehistoric humans...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1179683 (stock #1843)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,000.00
This 15th Century Thai Bronze Buddha, Chiang Rung Province, is seated in sattvasana, his right hand in bhumisparsa mudra (hand gesture), the left in the dhyana mudra and wearing a monastic robe which leaves his shoulder bare. His face has a serene expression, with elongated earlobes. Traces of gilt,some age wear and small repair to base, otherwise excellent condition. 13" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1196479 (stock #1998)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Late Ming, Early Qing Dynasty Bronze Lidded Hu Vase, Archaic Style, China, ca. 16th - 17th Century.With handles issuing from mythical beasts, decorated with a band of taotie masks on a key-fret pattern ground. Above a further bank reserved with panels of taotie masks on a patterned ground. 10 1/2" high and in very good condition. Ex: Christie's South Kensington.
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, lose of one earlobe, minor chips due to age, but otherwise in very good condition. 13 1/4" high on custom stand, limestone head is 8" x 6" x 5 1/2"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1184896 (stock #1922)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Qing dynasty pottery figure of a recumbent Buddhist Lion, 19th Century. Animated expression, glazed streaking mane extending down the beast's back. On carved wooden stand, restorations, but in good condition. 8" x 14" not including hand carved wooden stand. Ex: Charterhouse collection. Charterhouse is one of Britain's oldest and most distinguished public schools founded in 1612 by Thomas Sutton.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1053994 (stock #1680)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
T.L. Tested for Authenticity. Tang dynasty Cold Painted Pottery Horse, China (618 - 907 CE) With pricked ears and open mouth. Standing on base and wearing saddle. Traces of pigment remain with some earthen encrustation due to age. 22 1/2" h x 21" l x 7" w. Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: David Bowden, Greys Mews Antiques, London.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1192368 (stock #1976)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,800.00
Late Qing dynasty Dual Portraits of a Male and Female. On rice paper with silk border. Circa 1900 and each in excellent condition. Each frame is 22 1/2" x 17". The ancestors were almost always depicted nearly live-size in a frontal pose, usually seated in an elaborately carved chair draped in brocade or fur, with a lavish carpet at their feet. Some of the ancestors wore semiformal winter gowns or fur-trimmed robes with elaborate insignia that proclaimed their rank or princely status...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1207354 (stock #2068)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Two Qing dynasty Wooden Stands with Marble Tops and bottom tier for extra storage. Both unique and intricately carved with lotus motif. China circa 1890. 32" high. In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1195205 (stock #1980)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$19,500.00
Monumental Qing Dynasty lidded vessels of alabaster with elongated cylindrical shape. Well polished with patches of russet and cream inclusions and markings. China, ca. 1890. Each at 100 lbs and 20" high. In excellent condition and SOLD AS PAIR ONLY.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre 1492 item #1182719 (stock #1868)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,000.00
Exceptional Javanese volcanic stone head of Hindu God Brahma, the Creator, with four heads facing in the four Cardinal directions, hair rising to a tall domed adorned topknot. Compare with the complete figure of Brahma in P. Pal, Asian Art at the Norton Simon Museum and Christie's Indian and Southeast Asian Art 31 Mar, 2005 lot 106, 14th Century C.E., on rotating custom stand. In excellent condition, h. 13"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1182721 (stock #1869)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
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 : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1221453 (stock #2093)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Monumental and splendidly beuatiful, Chinese Cloisonne Urn with Avian motif. Chinese export ca. 1920 with floral and avian scenes of varying species. Rim of tapered neck with all-seeing eyes. In excellent condition and on custom wooden stand. High on stand is 48" Ex: Private C. Clark collection, New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1195167 (stock #1977)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$950.00
Textile is now framed. Qing dynasty multi-color textile baby carrier. China, Circa 1880. In excellent condition. Frame size 39 1/4" x 27 1/4".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1272029 (stock #3073)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$600.00
Japanese Miniature Bronze Bonsho, Temple Bell, Gong. Japan, ca. 1880. 6 1/2 H x 4 1/4: Diameter. Small repair to bronze as seen in image. The Bonsho is the Buddhist temple bell. It is struck 108 times on New Year's Eve to ring in the New Year and drive out the 108 evil desires that man is heir to. (Joya-no-kane)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1196355 (stock #1995)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$750.00
Edo Period, Circa 1865, Japanese Bronze/Copper Flashed Figural Inkwell of a male sitting on one leg. Straining facial expression as he holds large Japanese bell. Upturned the bell is lidded inkwell with original 19th Century glass to hold ink. In excellent condition. 3" high. On Japanese New Years Eve, right on the stroke of midnight, Buddhist temples around Japan ring the tsura-gane bell 108 times...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1049272 (stock #1670)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Ming Dynasty Sancai Glazed Pottery Court Attendants, China (1368 - 1644 CE) Larger figures that stand 17 1/2 high. With removable heads and holding attributes. Green, brown and cream glaze on bodies while heads are not glazed. Both in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre AD 1000 item #1192361 (stock #1975)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,200.00
Large framed Qing Dynasty Ancestor Painting of a Couple on rice paper with silk border. Circa 1870. One small fissure due to age and use, but otherwise in excellent condition. 71" x 43 1/2" frame size. The ancestors were almost always depicted nearly live-size in a frontal pose, usually seated in an elaborately carved chair draped in brocade or fur, with a lavish carpet at their feet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #1285314 (stock #3088)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,500.00
Late 18th / Early 19th Century Qing Dynasty Blanc de Chine Porcelain Guan Yin riding a Dragon, village of Dehua, Fujian Province China, ca. 1775 - 1825. With closed eyes and delicate curved fingers holding a ruyi (septre.) Wearing a beaded dress with right foot propped on knee. Dragon has pleasing, smilng face, beaded brows, and furry mane and tail. Intact and in excellent condition. 9" high x 6" wide x 4" deep...