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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1196183 (stock #1992)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
T.L Tested. Circa 750 C.E., 21" high this monumental figure of Yang Guifei is the concubine over whom Emperor Xuanzong (712-756 C.E.) lost an empire. She changed the standard of beauty in China and brought rise to the fashion for "Fat Ladies. Traces of pigment remain on face and throughout body. 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 : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1287073 (stock #3091)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Qing Dynasty Turqoise Glazed Ceramic Grouping of Buddhistic Lions, or Foo Dogs, China ca. 1880. A trio of lions in playful positions revealing teeth and tongue. Note this piece has been repaired and has some loss as seen in images. Purchased at Sotheby's South Kensington. In Buddhism lions are symbolic of the bodhisattvas, the "sons of the Buddha" or "Buddha's lions". In buddhist iconography we find the lions in their role of dharma protectors supporting the throne of the Buddha and Bodhisattva...
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 : 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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1126376 (stock #1748)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Magnificent Japanese Carved Ivory Striding Lion on custom Rosewood Base, ca. 1920. 2 1/4" high x 9" long. Fierce expression with bared fangs and protruding tongue. In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1182421 (stock #1857)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,100.00
A rare Han Bronze Votive Censor in the form of a Turtle (206 B.C.-220 C.E.)with original bowls and spoons. This devotional item is reminiscent of a turtle whereas the body forms the firebox and there is an opening at the rear for fuel. Models of censers were usual components of funerary offerings from western Han onward. For similar example see "Monks and Merchants: Silk Road Treasures from Northwest China" 2001. Some wear due to age but in good condition. 7 1/2" high x 11" long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1203169 (stock #2050)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,500.00
Monumental in size and very heavy carved Yuan dynasty Stone Figure of Guan Yin, goddess of mercy and compassion. China, (1279 - 1368 CE) Large size at 35" high. Exquisitely carved sculpture with adorning crown, pleasing facial features, full hips and pleated sampot. In excellent condition. Ex: A. Lamm collection, New York. Guan Yin is the bodhisattva of compassion, revered by Buddhists as the Goddess of Mercy. Her name is short for Guan Shi Yin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1225513 (stock #3023)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,100.00
A Pair of Monumental Thai Gilt Red Lacquered Wood Panels, Bangkok Period, ca. 1875 CE. Each carved with delicate deities, flowers, foliage and with glass inlay. 39" high and in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1224574 (stock #3022)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,200.00
Southern Indian Bodhisattva Wooden Altar Fragment, ca. 13th Century. Relief of Bodhisattva centered in triangular form. Wooden altar mounted on board and encased in lucite frame. Altar is 12" x 8", lucite case 19" x 16". In very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1183669 (stock #1893)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Cast bronze of youthful Buddha seated in lotus position with inset eyes, glass insets around the forehead, a few missing, wearing long drapery. Overall brownish patina & in very good condition. Circa 19th Century, 10 1/4" high. Ex: Marcel Gibrat collection, New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1058475 (stock #1684)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$500.00
Siam Silver Ice Bucket, ca. 1890. With motif of Seated Buddha and a Zoomorphic Dancer encircling and two silver handles adorm bucket. 6" h x 8" diameter. In excellent condition.
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 : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1199431 (stock #2022)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
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 : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre AD 1000 item #1146210 (stock #1763)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Petrified Wood Scholars Rock from China with beautiful contemporary custom wooden stand. 3 3/4" high. Intact and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1150723 (stock #1767)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$35,000.00
Magnificent Tang Dynasty Pottery Bactrian Camel & Foreign Rider worthy of any International Museum. China (618-907 A.D.) T.L. Tested for Authenticity. A monumental artifact that expresses great motion. The camel stands four square on a plinth has head raised and mouth open with his tail swinging. The foreign rider is very detailed with pointed cap and beard with one arm raised. A small amount of the original paint remains on the camel...
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 : 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.