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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1004594 (stock #1654)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,400.00
Biblical Bronze Swords from the Holy Land. #1 Canaanite, Middle Bronze Age, Time of the Patriarchs ca. 2150 - 1550 BCE, 16 1/4" L. #2 Late Bronze Age, Time of Moses ca. 1550 - 1200 BCE, 18" L. #3 Iron Age II, Time of King David ca. 930 - 556 BCE, 15 3/4"L. All on custom stand and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1129903 (stock #1751)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,500.00
Syrian Steatite Dual Lion Vessel, ca. 8th - 7th Century BCE. Vessel in conical form with a seated lion on either side. Their open mouths supporting the rim. Each with its tail curved over the right flank. On a thin rectangular integral plinth. In excellent condition. 2" high x 1 1/2" wide x 5" long. Ex: Christie' New York and Private European collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153310 (stock #1802)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Roman Pottery Oil Lamp with Bull Motif, ca. 2nd Century CE. Beautifully crafted mold-made Roman oil lamp. Grape leaves and flowers on shoulders and nozzle. Flat knob handle and double ring base. Central motif is intricately carved standing zebu bull. A truly rare oil lamp. 3 /34" in length and in excellent condition. Found in the Holy Land. Ex: Barcay collection Jerusalem
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre AD 1000 item #1221709 (stock #3001)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$7,700.00
Pair of ancient double carinated jars with red slip and incised decoration from Central Thailand (Lopburi - Khok Caroen region) ca. 1st Millennium BCE. Both intact and both with Oxford TL Test. (Left jar #MT161, 18", right jar #MT146, 18.5")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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1064971 (stock #1692)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,100.00
Chavin Pottery Idol from Tembladera, and ancient burial ground in the Jequetepeque Valley, North Coastal Peru, ca. 800 - 500 BCE. Incised face and limbs, standing erect and holding a staff in each hand. Ceramic vessels made a large percentage of mortuary offerings in ancient Peru. This molded, stylized idol is publised in "Chavin Spirits, Shamans and Hallucinogenics" and also displayed at the National Museum of Denmark. T.L. Test included. 7 1/2" and in excellent 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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1187189 (stock #1930)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Tang Dynasty Pottery Polo Player, China (618 - 907 CE.) Rider of pony bent at the waist to one side and head lowered while seated astride a horse depicted in full gallop. Traces of red, black, and cream pigments. Intact with some encrustation, and in excellent condition. T.L. certificate included. Artifact is 10 3/4" high and 10 3/4" front hoof to back hoof, and 11 1/2" high on custom stand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1184901 (stock #1923)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Twisting Philosophers Stone, Red Lingbi rock, from Shandong Province China. With cavities formed by ancient Chinese river. Appreciated by Chinese connoisseurs for more than a thousand years for contemplation and meditation. On custom stand, 22" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1208503 (stock #2071)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
Two Bamiyan Ceramic Bowls, $1,200 EACH, and One Bamiyan Ceramic Saucer $800, (Ancient Afghanistan circa 12th - 13th Century CE.) All approximately 6" diameter, some wear and small chips due to age but in very good condition. Ex: A. Rosen collection, New York. Many statues of Buddha were carved into the sides of cliffs facing Bamyan city...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1189020 (stock #1939)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
Qing Dynasty, Late 19th / Early 20th Century bronze oil lamp in form of elephant with dragon howdah. Incised fierce features on dragon head while elephant in stance for charging. In excellent condition. 7 1/4" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1276221 (stock #3076)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Japanese Sumida-gawa Round Porcelain / Pottery Bowl, Signed by artist Inoue Ryuosai, Late Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) In excellent condition, 3 1/2" H x 8" L x 6" W. With four figures peering into bowl while another figure rests on the outer lip. This type of Japanese ware is named after the Sumida River (the word "Gawa" means "river"), which flows in the vicinity of the Asakusa pottery district, which is near Tokyo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1182144 (stock #1852)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
Frontal Profile of Anthropoid Wooden Egyptian Ka Funerary Mask, Late Dynastic Period / Ptolemaic Periods, circa 6th-1st Century B.C.E. Modeled after deceased for recognition and placed on sarcophagus to allow the deceased to roam freely in the afterlife. Serene face with soft arching brows and thick upper lids. Straight nose sharply modeled along the bridge and pursed fleshy lips. Tall headdress framing the head. 12" high, In excellent condition with crafted void.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1183459 (stock #1877)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,500.00
Inca Pottery Bridge Vessel, Andean Mountain Range, 1470 - 1540. Orange-brown double-globular vessel, seated groomers attending a llama, black and white spider web decoration on lobes, professional repair to llama & groomers from original pieces, in excellent condition. 8.5" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1189034 (stock #1942)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,100.00
Brilliant Proto Nazca blue and red burial textile panels framed in one shadow box (detail shown.) Southern Coast of Peru (ca. 400 BCE - 01 CE) Frame is 34 1/2" high x 41 1/2" wide. In excellent condition. The Nazca culture (also Nasca) was the archaeological culture that flourished from 400 BCE to 800 CE beside the dry southern coast of Peru in the river valleys of the Rio Grande de Nazca drainage and the Ica Valley (Silverman and Proulx, 2002)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1163219 (stock #1824)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
A MESSAPIAN PAINTED KALATHOS, SECOND HALF OF 4TH CENTURY BCE. Flaring bowl decorated with applied buff painted friezes of laurel wreath around the rim interior, wavy leafy tendrils on the exterior rim, and body friezes of palmettes and leaves on the upper body, palmettes with scrolling tendrils alternating with leaves around the middle and five ivy leaves above the base. 6 7/8" high, intact and in excellent condition. Ex: Christie's South Kensington...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1196162 (stock #1988)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
A stucco stele fragment of the Egyptian deity Bes. With bulbous eyes and grotesque features he holds a knife overhead as he guards against evil spirits and misfortunes. 26th Dynasty (657 - 525 BCE) Vivid remains of pigment and in excellent condition. 8 3/4" high. It was during the Ptolemaic Period that the worship of Bes reached it height in Egypt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1041179 (stock #1661)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$15,000.00
Late 19th / Early 20th Century German Silver Chanukah Lamp. Topped with Crown and fan shaped body with two crowned lions holding Decalogue (Ten Commandments) written in Hebrew. Two Lion oil fonts adorn top while eight lion form oil lamps with flip top heads stand on base behind chain. Pair of recumbent lions flank the oil lamps. 11 1/2" high x 13" long x 5" deep and in excellent condition. Ex: Furman collection, New York
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1235819 (stock #3043)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Yoruba / Nigeria Village Priest's Shango Carved Altar Piece. Carved by Jagun Family Worikshop, Africa, late 19th - Early 20th Century. 20" high and mounted. Collected in Ede, and made of Iroko wood. In excellent condition. The god of thunder and the ancestor of the Yoruba people of Nigeria. He is the son of Yemaja the mother goddess and protector of birth...