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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1183685 (stock #1895)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$16,000.00
White marble torso of youthful nude Apollo, hair locks down to chest, lean muscular body with prominent genitals and well formed buttocks. Light encrustation but excellent condition. 2nd-3rd Century C.E., 6 1/2" high, on custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1195222 (stock #1981)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2400.00
Found in The Levant, A Pottery Magic or Incantation Bowls designed in the Aramaic language with Hebrew letters that spiral to middle of bowl. Buried upside down under a home the spell set a trap for the succubus Lilith and other evil demon gods. Bowl with Serpent motif (6" diameter.) Circa 3rd Century C.E. In excellent condition. Ex: Biblical Artifacts, Jerusalem. According to Dr Dan Levene, a Reader of Jewish History and Culture at The Department of History and The Parkes Institute for the stud...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1086610 (stock #1694)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Ornate Roman Ceremonial Bronze Incense Shovel adorned with Rams Head, ca. 2nd - 4th Century CE, found in the Holy Land. In excellent condition and fine craftsmanship. 10 3/4" long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1800 item #1117457 (stock #1738)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
SOLD ONLY AS A SET: Qing Dynasty Pottery Musicians, China, Hunan Province, 19th Century, ca. 1880. Each musician has a top knot and varied facial expression and each play a different musical instruments. Hues of green, yellow, orange and pink give this set a unique look. Heavy earthen encrustation due to age but all intact and in excellent condition. 14 1/4" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1004366 (stock #1650)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
SOLD SEPARATELY, $1,500 Each: Three Persian, Elamite Period, Clay Fertility Goddesses, ca. 1500 - 1000 BCE, found in the Holy Land. Mold made but varying in sizes and with elaborate headress and costume. Each fertility goddess holding bare breasts in cupped hands. Sizes vary from 5 1/2" to 6" high. All intact and in excellent condition. Similar figurine was excavated at Susa in 1852 by W.K. Loftus. Examples of these molds found in the British Museum. Elam, Elamite Ḥaltami, Akkadian Elamtu,...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1207351 (stock #2065)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,850.00
Spectacular Chancay lace textile panel, Peru 900 - 1300 CE. Delicate and finely woven while fashioned into lace pattern and temporarily stitched to a blue cloth backing. In excellent condition. Lace measures 34 1/2" x 38". Ex: Jean-Eugene Lions collection, Geneva. The best known of the Chancay artifacts are textiles that consist of embroidery work, paint-decorated fabrics, gauzes and three-dimensional groups of dolls. Among others, shades of yellow and brown, scarlet, white, lavender-blue and ol...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1149718 (stock #1766)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD AS A SET $2,500
SOLD AS SET ONLY: Six Egyptian Coptic Textile Fragments, ca. 4th Century CE. All in excellent condition with varying measurements as seen in photos. Various sizes and conditions as seen in images. All i very good condition. Ex: Christie's South Kensington. Established by Saint Mark the Evangelist. The spread of Christianity encountered opposition in Egypt from Gnosticism and the cult of Serapis. It spread slowly to other parts of Egypt. The need arose to provide the converts with scriptures. Thi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1198541 (stock #2011)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,800.00
Persian Zoomorphic Jug, Iron Age II circa 1000 - 800 BCE. spherical body with flat base and strap handle. Cylindrical spout consisting of zoomorphic creature with large oval eyes. Traces of pigment remain on body. One ear partially broken, but otherwise in excellent condition. 5 3/4" high. Found in the Holy Land. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffe.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1335238 (stock #3057)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$375.00
Qing Dynasty Chinese Red Wooden Box with Foo Dog motif, ca. 1880. 12" high X 17 1/2" wide x 12" deep. Purchased in Hong Kong in the 1980s. Ex: D. Batista collection, Florida.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1270166 (stock #3070)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Mesopotamian Pottery Goddess Handle Fragment from a pottery jug, Ancient Iraq, Middle Bronze Age II, Sumer Mesopotamia, (Ancient Iraq) ca. 1800 - 1600 BCE. Figure with large eyes, sharp nose, full breasts, and dress incised in geometric patterns. 5"H x 4" W x 2" D. and in very good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Ltd. Old Jaffa. For example see Tell Asman And Khafaje, The First Season's Work in Eshnunna, 1930 - 1931, by Henri Frankfort, Thorkild Jacobsen, & Conrad Preusser. The University ...
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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1152977 (stock #1797)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Indus Valley Pottery Zebu Bull, ca. 3000-2000 BCE. Well painted ancient bull from the Afghanistan/Pakistan Indus Valley region. Mounted on custom base, this is a charming representation. The bull prevails as an iconic figure in many cults and religions. 2 1/2" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1256497 (stock #3067)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$350.00
Early 19th Century French Tortoise Shell Snuff Box, ca. early 1800s. Small repair from original piece as seen on side of lid in photo. 1 1/4" high x 2" long x 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1900 item #1196367 (stock #1996)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$850.00
Picturesque America; The Land We Live In. Vol. I,II, Edited by William Cullen Bryant. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1872. Artists engravings include Granville Perkins, Thomas Moran, William Hart, and Harry Fenn just to name a few. Volumes are 13" x 10 1/2" x 2 1/2". Shown is one engraving example. In very good condition. Picturesque America was a two-volume set of books describing and illustrating the scenery of America, published by D. Appleton and Company of New York in 1872 and 1874 and ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1183653 (stock #1890)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Gandharan Stucco Fragment, Head of a Man. With moustach and swirls of wavy hair, incised eyes and pursed lips, visible repairs to neck and cowl, small chips on crown and earthen encrustation due to age, on custom wooden base, in good condition, 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Head 5 3/4" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1117444 (stock #1734)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1154265 (stock #1820)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Apulian Red-Figured Bell Krater from 330-310 BCE. Most likely by the Malibu Painter. Belonging to the Chevron Group. On obverse a draped female, her knee bent looking back toward a mirror in her right hand, in her left hand holding a decorated box. On the reverse a profile head of a Lady of Fashion, with saccos and stephani, down turned lip and straight nose, wearing a necklace and earrings her hair adorned by a headdress. Split palmettes on each side with a meander pattern around the base line ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1195170 (stock #1978)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,500.00
Costa Rica, finely carved, blue-green jade, figure of seated male dignitary, Middle Polychrome Period, ca. 800 - 1200 C.E. Jade is 3 3/4" high x 1 7/8" wide x 1/4" deep. Height on custom stand is 4 3/4" high. Fully carved on both sides and depicted in profile. Wearing a tightly fitted headdress and ear spools with perforation through back of neck for suspension. Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: Allan L. Long collection, New York. According to archaeologist Michael J. Snarskis one of the pr...