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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1290908 (stock #3093)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$275.00
Late 19th / Early 20th Century English Carved Crystal Lion on Glass Base, Paperweight, ca. 1900. Recumbent Lion resting on all fours. Long shaggy mane with serene staring eyes, closed mouth, and furrowed brow. Sitting atop glass base with beveled edges and rosette medallion. 4" X 3 3/4" X 2 1/2" and in excellent condition. Crystal lion appears was once glued to glass base but is now separate. Ex: Christie's New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1276259 (stock #3080)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$10,000.00
Costa Rican Basalt Warrior Figure Holding an Ax and Trophy Head. Atlantic Watershed, Central America, ca. 500 - 1000 CE. Professional repair to head and torso area, otherwise in very good condition. 28 1/2" H x 15 1/2" W x 7 1/2" D. A tradition of figure sculpture that glorified militarism and warriors developed in Costa Rica perhaps out of an increased competition for resources among a growing population. Presented in a rigid posture, warrior holds a trophy head in his right hand and a short ax...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Contemporary item #1087053 (stock #1695)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Sunrise Over Jerusalem, 2009 - 2010, Diptych, Oil on canvas. 39" x 114". 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 arts at Pearson Co...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1184326 (stock #1906)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$4,500.00
Domed shaped bridged vessel with polychromed Prolific Deity consuming victim. Female head with long tresses extending from shoulder to body of vessel, claw-like hands encircled with a hem of Pretty Ladies, painted in reddish brown, plum, tan, cream and black. Minor mineral deposits and a few chips on base, otherwise intact. 7" high. Circa 400 - 600 C.E., Ex. Estate of Kate Kemper, London, Switzerland. Curiously, depictions of women are absent in Nasca art until Phase 5 when they suddenly becom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1350796 (stock #3076)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Syro Hittite Terracotta Chariot and Charioteer, ca 2nd - 1st Millennium BCE. 4" x 4" x 6 1/2". Removable stylized figure with disc shaped eyes standing within a open air chariot. Carriage drawn by four stylived horses with curly mane. Incised decoration on chariot. Ex: Archaeological Center, Ltd. Jerusalem. Professional repair and some restoration. The Battle of Kadesh (also Qadesh) took place between the forces of the Egyptian Empire under Ramesses II and the Hittite Empire under Muwatalli II a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1182705 (stock #1866)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,000.00
Rare Chinese Bronze Oil Lamp and hinged cover from the Han Dynasty 206 BCE-220 CE. In the form of a rounded rectangular container with small loop handles for hanging. Painted and decorated in colored pigments with hunting scenes, diamond and scrolling patterns. Paint possibly added later. In very good condition. 2 1/2 inches tall, 4 1/4 inches wide. Ex: Christie's London, South Kensington.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Wood : Pre AD 1000 item #1350681 (stock #3072)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,900.00
Egyptian Double-Sided Hair Styling Comb, New Kingdom 1550 - 712 BCE, Wood with Animal motif of lion and horse. 10" x 3 1/2", on custom stand height is 11". Professional repair, vertical, otherwise in excellent condition. According to the History of World Hair Comb Museum, Joann Fletcher, British Egyptologist and specialist in hair analysis, says that in archaeological researches "Hair is invaluable in the study of general day-to-day living conditions, as well as supplying information on diet and...
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 : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1152957 (stock #1788)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$850.00
Zoomorphic Iron Age III Terracotta Juglet, ca. 800-586 BCE. Zoomorphic vessel. The round eyes of this vessel and the two projections on the head probably represent horns, and therefore classify this animal as a bull. These bull shaped pottery figurines were common in Canaan in the 2nd millennium BCE. The potter did not attempt a realistic depiction of the animal, but rather a schematic one. 3 1/2" in height. Repaired but a wonderful representation of this type of vessel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1178735 (stock #1837)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Guangala Pottery Standing Figure, Ecuador ca. 100 BCE - 300 CE. With flat forehead, deep set eyes, wide nose and expressive mouth. Large pierced ears, feet together standing with hands on chest. Some wear due to age and chips on feet and elbow. Otherwise in excellent condition and on custom stand. 5 1/4" high. Ex: B. Pinsof collection, Florida.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1182092 (stock #1848)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Large Cypriot Terracotta Oinochoe with bichrome decoration. Spherical body and pinched lip. Iron Age, Cypro- Archaic Period, 750 0 600 B.C.E. Original pigment with some surface color fading. Moderate age wear. Professional repair to neck and handle from original piece. Otherwise in very good condition. 15 1/2" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1184880 (stock #1920)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,300.00
North Coast Peru Tunic Tassel, ca. 700 - 1200 CE. Hand woven tassel from a tunic composed of delicate stitching with hues of aqua, red and a cream cotton textile. Length of tassel is 39" while framed is 7 3/4" x 41" in length. Ex: C. Lopez Torres, Miami
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1198275 (stock #2003)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Russian Orthodox oklad icon of Our Lady of Kazan, Mother of God, on board with gesso, tempera, oil, brass gilding, engraving and embossing. A holy icon of the highest stature within the Russian Orthodox Church, representing the Virgin Mary as the protector and patron of the city of Kazan. Copies of the image are also venerated in the Catholic Church. Icon ca 1850. 5 1/4" x 4 1/2". In excellent condition. Purchased in Bulgaria. Our Lady of Kazan, also called Theotokos of Kazan, was a holy icon of...
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 #1306171 (stock #3043)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$450.00
Roman Blue Glass Bottle, ca. 2nd - 4th Century. With long slender neck and bulbous base. Chip on mouth and small fissures, but otherwise in good condition. 4 1/2" high x 1 3/4" 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 in glassmaking ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1311712 (stock #3049)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
SOLD
Majestic Roman Pottery Plaque of a Imperial Eagle, ca. 1st - 2nd Century CE. Mold made and found in the Holy Land. Splendid artistry with crooked neck, open beak, ruffled feathers, and small leg without talons. In excellent condition, 10 1/4" high x 7 1/4" wide. Ex: Anne Christine Kroepelien, Oslo Norway. An aquila, or eagle, was a prominent symbol used in ancient Rome, especially as the standard of a Roman legion. A legionary known as an aquilifer, or eagle-bearer, carried this standard. Each l...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1196176 (stock #1991)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,000.00
Line painted Early Bronze Age I spouted vessel with side flanges. Ovid body with tapering small flat base and raised rounded rim. Circa 3100 - 1850 B.C.E. Found in the Holy Land. 8 3/4" high. Some wear due to age, but in very good condition. Ex: Tarshish Gallery, Israel. The Early Bronze Age I is marked by rural proto-urban (unwalled) cities. The EB I is continuous with the Chalcolithic, especially in the north. Houses are mostly either: apsidal, with a curve at one end; ellipsoidal, with both e...