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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1196324 (stock #1993)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$850.00
Three Japanese Ivory Netsuke heads from the Noh Theater, Japan, ca. 1920. Each incised with various characters of the theater and signed on reverse by artist. All in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. Size of each is approximately 1 3/4" high. According to the Fitzwilliam Museum, the netsuke is a form of miniature sculpture originating in 17th-century Japan...
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 : 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 : 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 : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1195846 (stock #1983)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$750.00
Miniature Ivory okimono of Fukurokuju, Japanese god of happiness, wealth, and longevity from the Edo Period, circa 1860s. Pleasing facial features, elongated forehead, long whiskers, and shortened legs. 1 3/4" high. Fukurokuju is one of the Seven Lucky Gods in Japanese mythology. It has been theorized that he is a Japanese assimilation of the Chinese Three Star Gods (Fulushou) embodied in one deity. Most related in appearance to the Chinese star god Shou, he is the God of wisdom and longevity...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1189118 (stock #1943)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Early Qing Dynasty Blue & White porcelain Guan / Wine Jar with Phoenix design is forerunner of the Ginger Jar. Originally used for wine and pickled liquids they had no covers but used wood tops that were waxed closed. Circa 1750 C.E., 6 3/4" high. Crane (he 鹤) The crane is a symbol of longevity because it lives a long life and its white feathers stand for old age. It also represents high status as the crane is regarded as ‘a bird of the first rank’ in the imperial hierarchy...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1256494 (stock #3066)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$35.00
SOLD SEPARATELY FOR $35 EACH: Three Early 20th Century Wooden Moon Cake Molds. Each with unique carved decoration used for small cakes. One at 7 1/2" x 4 3/4". One at 9" x 3 1/2". One at 9 1/2" x 2 1/2". EACH SOLD SEPARATELY FOR $35 each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1189027 (stock #1940)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Yuan Dynasty, China (1279 - 1368 CE) green glazed pottery jar in globular form with tadpole in metamorphosis of a frog encircling apex. Geometric diamond pattern around base of jar. 9" high, Found in Philippines. Intact and in excellent condition.
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1221596 (stock #2096)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,500.00
Ancient double carinated jars with red slip and incised decoration from Central Thailand (Lopburi - Khok Caroen region) ca. 1st Millennium BCE. Both intact and excellent condition, and both with Oxford TL Test. (Left jar #MT100, 15" high, right jar #MT92, 15" high)See: Prehistoric Thai Ceramics, Ban Chiang in Regional Cultural Perspective. Armand J. Labbe, p. 27, White Lotus Co. Ltd., 2002.
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 : 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 : 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 : 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, otherwise in excellent condition. 13 1/4" high on custom stand.