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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1163223 (stock #1825)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Two Roman Pottery Storage Jars found in The Holy Land. Time of King Herod, ca. 50 BCE. Both jars repaired from original pieces & in good condition. Largest jar is buff color & 20" high at $1,500. Smaller jar is a darker terracotta in color & 16" high at $1,200. Israeli Export tag still on both jars from The Archaeological Center of Israel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1250909 (stock #3057)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
A Large Middle Bronze Age II Pottery Jug, ca. 1735 BCE, from the Age of the Patriarchs, Abraham, Isaac, & Jacob. Found in the Holy Land. Intact and in excellent condition. 18" High x 12 1/2" Diameter. Ex: Biblical Artifacts, Jerusalem. Around 1950 BCE, urban life revived in Canaan. For the first time, palaces were built in the largest settlements. These palace-towns controlled nearby villages and vied with one another for power. From Syria to the Egyptian Delta, rulers competed for prestige thou...
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Contemporary item #1014679 (stock #JK03)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,700.00
Jonathan Kis-Lev, Love In Jaffa (Chess Floor,) 2008 - 09, Oil on Canvas, 17.8” x 37.3". Kis-Lev was born in 1985 to Russian Jewish immigrant parents and spent his childhood years in a small village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. As a young boy Kis-Lev began private lessons in watercolors and oils tutored by a Russian painter. As a teenager, Kis-Lev continued his art studies at Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts. At the age of sixteen, Kis-Lev was granted a full scholarship to study visual a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Pre AD 1000 item #1298187 (stock #3109)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$490.00
Egyptian Glass Pendant with 18K Gold Contemporary Setting, Egyptian Glass ca. 1st Century BCE - 1st Century CE, Found in the Holy Land. In excellent condition, 2" x 1 1/2". In Egypt, the first glass we know of, as a component of faience ware, dates from as far back as the Neolithic Badarian culture at the turn of the 5th and 4th millennia BC. Glass is produced from a mixture of silica-sand, lime and soda, colored with the copper ore malachite and fused at a high temperature. In the oldest Egypti...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1153301 (stock #1801)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Egyptian Bronze Votive Statuette of Apis Bull, ca. 6th-4th Century BCE. Small bronze votive statues were made as offerings and as an expression of devotion from the worshipper who hoped for a blessing. The Egyptians believed that Apis, the sacred bull of Memphis, was the incarnation of Ptah, the god of craftsmen. The sun disk in Egyptian culture, as in many other ancient cultures, was considered a representation of divinity. Bull is finely carved with etching of a tasseled covering on his back....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1192203 (stock #1971)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,700.00
Early 20th Century decorative handmade brass and silver box from Damascus to hold Quran, ca. 1900 CE. This city thought to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in the world. 10" x 12" x 8". Muslims believe that the Quran was verbally revealed from God to Muhammad through the angel Gabriel (Jibril), gradually over a period of approximately 23 years, beginning on 22 December 609 CE, when Muhammad was 40, and concluding in 632 CE, the year of his death. Muslim tradition mention several compani...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153345 (stock #1806)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$250.00
Hellenistic Pottery Oil Lamp with Inscription, ca. 330-63 BCE. Found in the Holy Land. Oval shaped body with design around small fill hole. Design possibly depicts a theatrical mask. Small inscription on reverse. 3 1/8" long and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Glass : Pre AD 1000 item #1306170 (stock #3042)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,800.00
Roman Glass Candlestick Unguetarium with stunning patina of silver hue, ca. 2nd - 4th Century. With long slender neck and bulbous base. Intact and in excellent condition. 4 3/4" high x 2 1/2" diameter of base. Acquired in Turkey in late 1950s. Ex: A. Krois collection, Florida. According to Mark Taylor & David Hill of Roman Glassmakers in the UK, although glass as a workable material has been traced to Sumerian sites in Mesopotamia which date from the 23rd century BC, and despite the great skill ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1230575 (stock #3032)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$750.00
19th Century Bronze Waterspout, Fountain, in the Form of a Canine, Dog. Berlin Germany, ca. 1850. Pleasing face with wide eye, pricked ears, and standing on all fours. Spout emerges from mouth. Ex: Berlin Art Market. In very good condition. 5" high x 5" long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1300619 (stock #3137)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$400.00
Maccabean Bronze Coins (1st Century BCE) in Contemporary Sterling Silver Ring Setting. Bronze coins 3/8" diameter. From the Maccabean Revolt to the Hasmonean Dynasty (165-37 BCE) According to Coins Weekley, at the end of the Fifth Syrian War (202-195 BCE) Judah was incorporated into the Seleucid Empire and ruled from Syria. Subsequently, Jewish society was increasingly exposed to Hellenistic influences and ideas, which led to tensions with Orthodox Judaism and subsequently the so-called Maccabea...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1153661 (stock #1816)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,500.00
Colima Pottery Seated Hunchback Dwarf, Protoclassic, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. The dwarf revered by community as a Shaman with magical capabilities. Muscular hunchback with rounded spinal projection, arms extended out from the sides, the face with coffee-bean eyes, lips tightly closed, and spout flaring from his head. Painted in reddish-brown. Height 11 1/2 inches. Professional repair to shoulder but in excellent condition. Ex: Sotheby's New York. In his book, The Maya's Own Words, Thomas Ballantine...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Contemporary item #1221707 (stock #3000)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Jonathan Kis-Lev, Jerusalem of Love and Glory. 2013, oil on canvas, unframed 37 1/2" x 43 1/2". Kis-Lev was born in 1985 to Russian Jewish immigrant parents and spent his childhood years in a small village on the outskirts of Jerusalem. As a young boy Kis-Lev began private lessons in watercolors and oils tutored by a Russian painter. As a teenager, Kis-Lev continued his art studies at Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts. At the age of sixteen, Kis-Lev was granted a full scholarship to study vi...
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 : 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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1103728 (stock #1725)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$12,000.00
Rare Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vessel, Chama, Late Classic Period ca. 600 - 800 CE. Legally excavated in vicinity of the village of Chama, a highland river valley of Guatemala. Chama painted figures are generally rigid, stiff and standing, but this rare vessel has bilaterial scenes of animated dancing Lords clad in elaborate headdresses adorned with plumes, beaded jewelry and textile loincloths. Naturalistic bodies with exaggerated facial features. Ceramic fragments meticulously reassembled by pr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1230568 (stock #3030)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Parthian Bronze Lion-Headed Handle, Ancient Iran ca. 150 BCE - 225 CE. With open mouth, sharp fangs, small eyes with a flattened head, and ribbed handle. On custom stand and in excellent condition. Bronze is 4 3/4" High. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. From about 130 BCE onwards, Parthia suffered numerous incursions by various nomadic tribes, including the Sakas, the Yueh-chi, and the Massagetae. Each time, the Arsacid dynasts responded personally, doing so even when there were more severe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1198270 (stock #2002)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,500.00
A Greek Bronze Bull with long tubular body, splayed legs, long neck, and long tapering horns canted upward, ca. 7th Century BCE, 2 1/4" tall. Ex: Christos G. Bastis collection. Published: Antiquities from the collection of Christos G. Bastis, catalogue of the exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. new York, 1987, no. 87 illus. Intact and in excellent condition. Article from Antiquities.net: Christos Bastis Collection Sells for $9M+. The personal antiquities collection of the late Christos...