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All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1117444 (stock #1734)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Palais Royal Opaline French Blue Glass Beehive Box with Gilt Bronze Setting and Marble Base, ca. 1840, Napoleon III era. 6 3/4" H x 2 1/2" Diameter. In excellent condition. Property from the collection of Dodie Rosekrans, San Francisco, International hostess, generous supporter of the arts, and fashion trendsetter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1235817 (stock #3042)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,000.00
Kotoko / Chad Bronze Fighting Cock, Africa, Early 20th Century. In fighting stance with flaring tail, long spurs, and incised feathers. The cocks comb was removed before a fight to lessen physical damage to rooster. 11 1/2" high and in excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1276250 (stock #3078)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,500.00
Monumental Senufo Wooden Sculpture of a Bird, Northern Ivory Coast / Mali, Early to Mid 20th Century. Some professional repair to beak and some wear due to age. Otherwise in excellent condition. 61" H x 18" W x 16" D. Bird figures are among the many art forms associated with Poro, a society of initiated Senufo men...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Enamel : Cloisonne : Pre 1920 item #1153643 (stock #1814)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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A monumental decorative Chinese cloisonne', enamel, brass, Guan Yin riding a Buddhistic Lion, ca. 1920. Spectacular colors decorate the goddess of Mercy and Compassion. The goddess and the dragon separates in to two pieces for storage. Guan Yin holds a clean bottle while riding side saddle. Buddhistic Lion has pleasing smile as does Guan Yin. In very good condition with exception of one small dent on right haunch of lion. 19 1/2" x 17" long.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1334838 (stock #3055)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$120.00
SOLD SEPARATELY: Two Vintage Syrian Brass Repousse Chargers / Plates, Damascus Syria ca. 1970. One with motif of a standing King flanked by two warriors set within a landscape. The other a motif of a seated King with attendants. A Cross encircled underneath the throne of King. 1" high x 8" diameter. Both in excellent condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1276255 (stock #3079)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
Sold as a Pair Only: West African Bronze Couple of a Man and Woman seated on chairs in the shapes of turtles. Mid 20th Century, Upper Volta (Burkina Faso) Both in excellent condition. Male is 15 3/4" H x 5" W x 7"D. Female is 13" H x 5" W x 7" D. The Republic of Upper Volta (French: République de Haute-Volta) was a landlocked west-African country established on December 11, 1958, as a self-governing colony within the French Community...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1930 item #1235649 (stock #3041)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Sold as a PAIR: Chinese Cloisonne Lidded Vases, China, ca. 1930s. With floral motif of peonies and green in color. 9" high and in very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1940 item #1049267 (stock #1668)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$7,500.00
Monumental Chinese Decorative Blue and White Ceramic Foo Dogs, China, ca. 1940. Very heavy in weight for outdoor or indoor use. Male holds brocade ball under foot while Female has foot on Cub. In excellent condition. 31" high x 12" wide x 16" long. Ex: Angela Lamm collection, New York.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1980 item #1336200 (stock #3063)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$195.00
Monumental Vintage Japanese Imari Porcelain Charger / Plate with motif of Rickshaw and Peafowl. In excellent condition and very large at 14" diameter. Imari porcelain is the name for Japanese porcelain wares made in the town of Arita, in the former Hizen Province, northwestern Kyūshū. They were exported to Europe extensively from the port of Imari, Saga, between the second half of the 17th century and the first half of the 18th century...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1960 item #1335308 (stock #3058)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$35.00
In Need of Repair: A vintage Ronson Varaflame lighter made in Woodbridge, NJ in the 1950s. Chromium plated with deco design on both sides. Ronson has a long and illustrious history of producing high quality cigar and cigarette lighters as well as stylish smoking accessories and Art items for home, office and commercial use. The Company was created by Louis V. Aronson, et al, in 1897 and was incorporated in 1898, in Newark, N.J...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1167540 (stock #1828)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Mid 20th Century Chinese Black Lacquer / Gilt Wooden Four Panel Screen, China, ca. 1950. With motif of Imperial Flying Crane and Peonies. 75" high x 65" wide. In very good condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1940 item #1049271 (stock #1669)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,750.00
Pair of Chinese Decorative Multi Colored Figural Ovid Vases, China ca. 1940. Genre scene of village activities on one side and mountain scene on other. Bright and beautiful at 17 1/2" high. In excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1224570 (stock #3021)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,200.00
Paid of Chinese Decorative Porcelain Vases, China, ca. 1940. In baluster form, multiple colors and several genre scenes, an artist painting, a gift bearer, a game scene, and a pond with floating fowl. One vase has small hairline fissure within the neck, but not on outside of vase. Otherwise in excellent condition. Vases 23 3/4" high, & on stand 30".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1152989 (stock #1808)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$350.00
Peruvian Andes Polychrome Ceremonial Dance Masks, Folk Art Mid. 20th Century. These amazingly crafted masks were fashioned after those worn by the indigenous people of Peru living under the Spanish occupation which began in 1531. At a time when the Spanish allowed little room for self expression among native Peruvians, the indigenous people crafted these masks for their dance festivals, subtly mocking their overlords...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #996112 (stock #1643)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,800.00
Early - Mid 20th Century Mende / Sierra Leone Sande Society Wooden figure of a Female, Africa. 36" high. Right foot missing and separation of head due to pitch of tree trunk. Stunning conversational piece and in very good condition for age and use. The female association Sande is the counterpart of the male association of the Poro. Sande is directed by experienced older women and divided in subgroups. All Mende women when they reach puberty begin the initiation process into the Sande society...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1256492 (stock #3065)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Mid 20th Century Japanese Miniature Porcelain Pitcher, made in Occupied Japan, ca. 1952. Intact and in good condition. 2 1/2" high.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1950 item #1203155 (stock #2049)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$750.00
Framed Vintage Decorative Silk Robe Applique of five toed blue Imperial Dragon on yellow background. China, mid 20th Century. Applique size is 12" x 12" and in excellent condition.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Pre 1950 item #1154083 (stock #1819)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Shipibo Pottery Figural Vessels of a Man and a Woman, Peru, ca. 1950 CE. Sold as a pair. Wonderful Shipibo couple. Original Amazonian art...