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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1026639 (stock #1657)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
16th Century Burmese Pottery Spice jar, Gulf of Martaban region. Glazed in brown color and bulbous in shape. 9" high and in very good condition. Professional repair to mouth, chip to mouth as seen in images. According to Southeast Asia Ceramic Society, sometimes spelled "martavan", these refer to large brown glazed jars used generally for storage purposes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1050410 (stock #1673)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Roman Bronze Hydria Handle, ca. 1st - 2nd Century CE, 5 1/4" long on custom stand. Shipwreck artifact found off coast of Caesarea. Encrustation due to undersea, but in very good condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1182283 (stock #1853)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$7,000.00
Magnificent Roman Marble Head of a Goddess or Young Woman, 1st Century BCE- 1st Century CE. Petite, idealized features with curls framing face. Back of head lobbed and not in the round. Marble is 3 1/2" high and mounted on custom stand. In excellent condition. Ex: Private London collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1800 item #1198537 (stock #2009)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,000.00
Monumental Early Qing dynasty Cizhou Stoneware Ovid Storage Jar (circa 1750 C.E.) Characterized by dark brown pigment on coarse buff body covered by glaze. Decorations painted throughout glaze. 23" and in good condition. The term 'Cizhou ware' refers to a type of sturdy stoneware produced at many kilns throughout the northern Chinese provinces of Hebei, Henan and Shaanxi. These wares were produced during the Northern Song (960-1127), Jin (1127-1279) and Yuan (1279-1368) dynasties...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1300954 (stock #3138)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$800.00
Persian Glazed Ceramic Bowl on Custom Stand. Nishapur, 10th Century CE. Repaired from original pieces with some overpaint. Bowl is 3 ¾” high x 6 ½” diameter. Displayed on custom stand height is 8 ½”. The era of Islamic pottery started around 622. From 633, Muslim armies moved rapidly towards Persia, Byzantium, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Egypt and later Andalusia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1209640 (stock #2083)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Petite Indus Valley Civilization Pottery Bird Faced Goddess Astarte (goddess of fertility, sexuality, and war) circa 3rd Millennium BCE. With large hollow eyes, pointed nose and slender arms and legs. Wearing headdress and ceremonial collar. 4 1/2" high not including custom lucite stand. Intact and in excellent condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Tel Aviv. The earliest traces of civilization in the Indian subcontinent are to be found in places along, or close, to the Indus river...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1129940 (stock #1755)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,500.00
Pair of Roman Bronze Protomes of a Lion, ca. 2nd Century. Each with forequarters of a leaping lion. With bared teeth and protruding tongue. Thick, shaggy mane and feathering under forelegs. Iron tenon remaining in the socket. One Lion missing a left leg, otherwise in excellent condition. Lion's are 3" high x 4" long x 2" wide. On custom stands dimensions are 5 3/4" high x 4 1/2 long x 2 1/4" wide. Ex: Sotheby's New York and Private European collection.
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1153301 (stock #1801)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,100.00
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 : Pre 1900 item #1102841 (stock #1719)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,500.00
19th Century Wooden statue of St. Dominic, Spain, ca. 1850 for export to Philippines. Polychrome figure wearing vestments of a Monk. Some loss of pigment due to age and wear and missing left hand. Otherwise in very good condition. 21" high. St. Dominic founder of the Dominican Order and is the patron Saint of Astronomy.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1117471 (stock #1742)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,300.00
Qing Dynasty White Porcelain Elephant Candle Holder. China, ca. 1880. The beast standing on all fours with head slightly lowered. Trunk curled under and heavy skinfold well carved. Saddled area is where candle is placed and with parade adornments on head and flank. 10" high and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1199423 (stock #2020)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,000.00
Cast Iron Articulated Lion Head from England, Circa 1850 C.E. with remains of pigment and wonderful patina. Curly mane and long fangs. Hinged at the jars for action and on custom stand. Mask is 13" high. In excellent condition.Ex: Windsor Antiques, New York
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1223627 (stock #3006)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Cypriot, Cypro-Archaic I Trefoil Zoomorphic Oinochoe, ca. 750 - 600 BCE. Small wine jug with ring around neck and circular eyes painted on either side of trefoil mouth. Intact and in excellent condition. 4 3/4" high. According to the Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History, a stele found at Kition reports the submission of the Cypriot kings to Assyria in 709 B.C. Under Assyrian domination, the kingdoms of Cyprus flourished and Cypriot kings enjoyed some independence as long as they regularly paid trib...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Pre 1900 item #1191299 (stock #1960)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,000.00
Qing Dynasty Shanxi Red & Gilt Lacquered Elmwood Cabinet, China, Shanxi Province ca. 1880. With decoration of Peonies in vases. In excellent condition. 33 2/3" x 22 3/4" by 14 1/2".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1239980 (stock #3047)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$16,500.00
Rare Etruscan Bronze Head of a Lion Protome, or perhaps from a cauldron. Late 6th Century BCE. Ex: Donati Lugano collection, 1982. Exhibited Lugano, Banca della Svizzera Italiana (BSI) Testimonianze d'arte etrusca in collezioni private ticinesi,1986. Published: P. and S. Donati, Testimonianze d'arte etrusca in collezioni private ticinesi, Lugano, 1986, p. 31, no. 7.2.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1207354 (stock #2068)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
Two Qing dynasty Wooden Stands with Marble Tops and bottom tier for extra storage. Both unique and intricately carved with lotus motif. China circa 1890. 32" high. In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1223624 (stock #3005)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,800.00
Iron Age II Pottery Goblet / Chalice, Northern Kingdom of Israel, 8th Century BCE, time of King Omri, father of King Ahab who married Jezebel. On flared foot with splendid traces of pigment remaining on vessel. Small chip & fissures on rim, but intact and otherwise in excellent condition. 6" high x 4 1/4" diameter. Of all Omri's deeds after he became king of Israel, only one item is mentioned in the Bible, which concerns his founding of the city of Samaria. Omri left Tirzah, which had been the r...
All Items : New Century : Jewelry : Pendants : Contemporary item #1300507 (stock #3125)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$550.00
Handmade Contemporary Pomegranate Gold Filled Necklace and Garnet representing Pomegranate seeds. 1 1/8" high x 7/8" diameter, and in excellent condition. Pomegranates were known in Ancient Israel as the fruits which the scouts brought to Moses to demonstrate the fertility of the "Promised Land". It is traditional to consume pomegranates on Rosh Hashana because, with its numerous seeds, it symbolizes fruitfulness. Also, it is said to have 613 seeds, which corresponds with the 613 mitzvot or comm...