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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1198537 (stock #2009)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,000.00
Monumental Early Qing dynasty Cizhou Stoneware Ovid Storage Jar (circa 1750 C.E.) Characterized by dark brown pigment on coarse buff body covered by glaze. Decorations painted throughout glaze. 23" and in good condition. The term 'Cizhou ware' refers to a type of sturdy stoneware produced at many kilns throughout the northern Chinese provinces of Hebei, Henan and Shaanxi. These wares were produced during the Northern Song (960-1127), Jin (1127-1279) and Yuan (1279-1368) dynasties...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre AD 1000 item #1209488 (stock #2075)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$10,500.00
Monumental and rare Indus Valley Civilization Painted Pottery Bowl, 3rd Millennium BCE. Hand painted with motif of stylized water buffalo under tree and a frieze of multiple Ibex surrounding rim. Old private collection number beginning with 200 visible on body. Some earthen encrustation, small chip to rim and one stabilized rift but otherwise in very good condition. 8 1/4" high x 8 1/4" diameter. Ex: Barakat Gallery, CA...
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 : 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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1287073 (stock #3091)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
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 : 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 : Pre 1900 item #1225513 (stock #3023)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
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. Repair to top floral finial on right panel, see images. 39" high x 12" wide x 2" deep and in excellent condition. The New Work Encyclopedia states Thai “Rattanakosin art” (or “Bangkok” style) refers to the style of art of the time of the Chakri Dynasty, founded in Bangkok after the collapse of Ayutthaya in 1767...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1183425 (stock #1876)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
SOLD SEPARATELY FOR $3,000: Two Early Ming dynasty Pottery Glazed Equestrian, Horse and Riders, China (1368 - 1644 C.E.) beautiful sancai glazed equestrians with attached heads, various personalities, all in good condition with some age wear. Loss of left foot on red rider, and loss of horses ear on green rider. Both approximately 9 1/2" high. The early Ming dynasty was a period of cultural restoration and expansion...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1276230 (stock #3077)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
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 : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1182704 (stock #1865)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$450.00
Chinese Neolithic Lug handled jar with design on outside rim and shoulders. Remains of intricate black and brown design on inside rim and body of piece. Circa 3500-1500 BCE. Intact with wear due to age and use, in very good condition. 5 inches high and 6 1/2 inches in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1201316 (stock #2036)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$650.00
Tibetan Copper / Brass Gao Prayer Box with Tsa Tsa, memorial Buddha statue dedicated to ill or deceased, circa 1890. Embroidered cover with delicate stitching from early 20th Century. 3 3/4" high.
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 AD 1000 item #1203182 (stock #2052)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
Various, see description for prices
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. It was characterized by stone tools shaped by polishing or grinding, dependence on domesticated plants or animals, settlement in permanent villages, and the appearance of such craf...
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 1492 item #1191856 (stock #1966)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$12,000.00
Song Dynasty Limestone Head of a Bodhisattva, China, ca. 960 - 1279 CE. Softly rounded face carved with delicate, crisply defined facial features framed by neat line of hair drawn into topknot. Urna consists of finely carved image of Buddha. China, 960 - 1279 C.E. Head us 12 1/2" and 18 1/2" high on custom stand. Loss of one earlobe, but otherwise in excellent condition. Bodhisattvas are enlightened beings who have put off entering paradise in order to help others attain enlightenment. There are...
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. Ex: Private Lon...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1221289 (stock #2091)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Qing dynasty Blue / White Porcelain Ginger Jar, China circa 1880. Decorated with flora and climbing vines. Geometric band encircling lidded mouth. Intact with some small chips on lid from use and age. 9" high & 8" Diameter. In very good condition. Ex: Lovell Hall Antiques, Maine.