Griffin Gallery Antiquities
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1195857 (stock #1984)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Qing Dynasty hand carved elmwood table with two ornately carved drawers. Very heavy and sturdy in construction, dimensions are 32" x 37" x 36". China, Shanxi Province, ca 1880 C.E. In excellent condition. Chop mark for export in drawer.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Coins : Pre AD 1000 item #1245965 (stock #3054)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Shimon Bar Kochba Silver Denarius or Zuz, 132 - 135 CE. Obverse: Paleo - Hebrew inscription. Reverse: Fluted Juglet with Paleo - Hebrew inscription.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1198266 (stock #2000)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$13,500.00
Roman Bronze of muscular Orpheus, chief poet and musician of antiquity, depicted nude and seated in wilderness he charms wild beasts including a turtle, goat, two serpents, salamander, and snail. Circa 1st - 3rd Century C.E. Bronze is 3 3/4" high. Loss to both arms but in excellent condition. Ex: Harmer Rooke Galleries, NY. Orpheus was the son of Calliope and either Oeagrus or Apollo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1189020 (stock #1939)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
Qing Dynasty, Late 19th / Early 20th Century bronze oil lamp in form of elephant with dragon howdah. Incised fierce features on dragon head while elephant in stance for charging. In excellent condition. 7 1/4" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1198275 (stock #2003)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$600.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1192179 (stock #1969)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$15,000.00
Roman Bronze Horse & Rider Oil Lamp, Egypt, 2nd Century BCE. Pear shaped bronze horse head with human figure surmounting horse in erotic fashion. Flared foot with two suspension loops. Wonderfully incised with upturned half-nozzle and raised flange. 3" high x 5" long & in excellent condition. Ex: A. Rosen, New York
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1152971 (stock #1794)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Phoenician Mask of a Lady, ca. 4th Century CE. Hollow with incised hair and hair ornaments. Small shapely nose. Eyes and eyebrows applied with black color. Small hole in top of head indicates that this piece was hung. From the collection of Teddy Kollek, first mayor of unified Jerusalem. Mr. Kollek signed his initials "TK" on interior of artifact. Found in the Holy Land. Intact and in excellent condition. 3 1/2" heighth x 2 1/2" width x 1 1/2" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1234001 (stock #3034)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Roman Bronze Balance Scale, ca. 2nd - 3rd Century CE. Found in the Holy Land, beautiful patina due to age and works with precision. Intact and in excellent condition. Scale is 9" high and placed on custom lucite stand. The oldest evidence for the existence of weighing scales dates to c. 2400-1800 B.C.E. in the Indus River valley (modern-day Pakistan). Before then no banking was performed due to lack of scales...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1102842 (stock #1720)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,950.00
Chinese Wooden, Lacquer Cosmetic Box, China, ca. 1880 - 1900 CE. Square (4 1/2"h x 10 1/4" x 10 1/4" with Dragon motif with red and black lacquer. In excellent condition. Ex: Galerie Arts Et Civilisation, Quimper France.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1179642 (stock #1841)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,500.00
A Magnificent Miniature Egyptian Limestone Head, possibly from an Ushabti wearing a tripartite wig tucked behind ears, thick pouting lips long oval face with pointed chin, New Kingdom Dynasty XVIII, 1550 - 1307 B.C.E. with custom stand. Found in the Holy Land. Height of head 2.5", on custom wooden stand 4 1/2" high. Museum quality and in excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1920 item #1202552 (stock #2046)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$500.00
Two Mexican Wooden "Day of the Dead" Masks from Guerrero Mexico, early 20th Century . One is Zoomorphic with Parrot Head while second is Anthropomorphic with Serpent Chieftan figure as nose. Both approximately 10 1/4" high. Some loss due to age and wear, but in great condition. Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world in other cultures...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1230574 (stock #3031)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Roman Bronze Chariot Fitting of a Griffin, ca. 2nd Century CE. With tapering shaft, arm on either side in form of a duck with stippling for feathers. Monumental griffin emerges as the head with pointed ears, a ridged crest, curved beak, and incised feathers. On Custom stand and in excellent condition. 6" high. Purchased in Europe in the 1920s. Ex: Christie's New York.
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1152969 (stock #1793)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$400.00
Roman Pottery Oil Lamp with Figure for Handle, ca. 4th Century CE. Handle highly sculpted with human head. Sculpture of head continues on back of handle. A trellis of vines surrounding the fill hole. Nozzle slightly blackened from soot. This highly unusual oil lamp is in excellent condition. 4 1/2" in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1233099 (stock #3033)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$450.00
19th Century Paperweight, Grand Tour Memento, probably Italian. In form of bronze Sphinx with marble base, ca. 1840s. base is 6 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 2 3/4" high. In excellent condition. Ex: Christie's New York. The New York Times recently described the Grand Tour in this way: Three hundred years ago, wealthy young Englishmen began taking a post-Oxbridge trek through France and Italy in search of art, culture and the roots of Western civilization...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1910 item #1196343 (stock #1994)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Internal Revenue Stamps for Special Tax for Retail Liquor Dealer assigned to Hotel Lenox, Boston, MA, dated 1905 $75. Trustee Bond for Erie Railroad Co. dated 1941, $50. Stock Certificate for Philadelphia Bourse dated 1895, $50
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1199430 (stock #2021)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Carved Walnut head of a Lion, from England circa 1850. Ready to pounce with fierce gaze elongated fangs and snarling mouth. Deep set eyes and wrinkled nose surrounded by curly mane. Flat on reverse and on custom stand. Head is 10" high. In excellent condition. Ex: Windsor Antiques, New York
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1189006 (stock #1937)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,500.00
Qing Dynasty tapered Noodle Cabinet, circa 1880, with two inner shelves, two inner drawers, and a hidden compartment for bottom. Beautiful finish and in excellent condition. 77.5" high x 38" x 22".