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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Roman : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1153350 (stock #1809)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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SOLD AS A GROUP: Six Roman Pottery Oil Lamps, ca. 2nd-4th Century CE. Found in the Holy Land, in various shapes and sizes. All intact and in good condition. Ex: Archaeological Center, Old Jaffa. The earliest known lamps were adapted from ordinary, plain pottery bowls filled with oil; the wick was simply placed in the oil and lit. Later on, a pinched rim was devised in order to ensure a steady, controlled supply of oil to the wick. In time, this pinched rim developed into a real spout...
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Contemporary item #1087062 (stock #1699)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$750.00
Jonathan Kis-Lev, Naharia - A View from the Water Tower South West, 2010, Oil on paper, 9" x 13". 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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Byzantine : Pre AD 1000 item #1153355 (stock #1810)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$250.00
Byzantine Pottery Oil Lamp, ca. 360-640 CE. Splendid coiled body with elongated spout and slender neck with loop handle. Intact and in excellent condition. 2" in height.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1940 item #1049267 (stock #1668)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$7,500.00
Monumental Chinese Decorative Blue and White Ceramic Foo Dogs, China, ca. 1940. Very heavy in weight for outdoor or indoor use. Male holds brocade ball under foot while Female has foot on Cub. In excellent condition. 31" high x 12" wide x 16" long. Ex: Angela Lamm collection, New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1206466 (stock #2061)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$2,500.00
Early Bronze Age Spouted Juglet with Basket Handle, cirac 3100 - 2900 BCE. Found in Israel. Intact and in excellent condition. 5" high. 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 ends curving; or, occasionally, caves...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1223627 (stock #3006)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,500.00
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...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1900 item #1189008 (stock #1938)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$14,500.00
American Renaissance Style Marquetry Side Cabinet, attributed to Pottier and Stymus, New York, circa 1870. Rosewood, burled ash, maple, eastern white pine, other woods, gilt and bronze. Concave-sided case centering a wood inlaid urn, arabesques, griffins and shields and other classical motifs throughout. In excellent condition. 58" x 61" x 19". Ex. Property from the Strong Museum, Rochester, NY.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1240289 (stock #3051)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$6,500.00
Colima Pottery Standing Musician, Protoclassic, Mexico, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. Stocky female deeply bent legs and playing drum with an antler. Face in trance like expression. Lips parted and eyes closed. Wearing a loincloth with flaps at back. Closely shorn coiffure with ears projecting at side. Painted overall in reddish brown, with spout at back of head. 12 1/2" high and in excellent condition. Ex: Sotheby's New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Greek : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1183827 (stock #1899)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$900.00
Campanian Teano Ware Kernos with four cups used to hold multiple offerings. Flaring rims set on deep, ridged circular base, Simple decoration of incised lines around bowls and wall of base, rows of dots above and below lips, circa 290 B.C.E., 4" high, pigment faded from aging but in excellent condition. The kernos was used primarily in the cults of Demeter and Kore, and of Cybele and Attis.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1196324 (stock #1993)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$850.00
Three Japanese Ivory Netsuke heads from the Noh Theater, Japan, ca. 1920. Each incised with various characters of the theater and signed on reverse by artist. All in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. Size of each is approximately 1 3/4" high. According to the Fitzwilliam Museum, the netsuke is a form of miniature sculpture originating in 17th-century Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1920 item #1202554 (stock #2047)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,000.00
Mexican Wooden "Day of the Dead" Mask, Guerrero Mexico, Early 20th Century, 15 1/2" high. Human form of male with curly hair and beard. Large eyes, sharp nose, white teeth and mouth pursed in expression of fright. 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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1192206 (stock #1972)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$5,300.00
Olmec Pottery Figure, possible ballplayer, wearing a loincloth. Mexico, ca. 1200 - 900 BCE. standing figure in meditative posture with arms held loosely at side. Well-rounded legs curving into slightly arched feet, head tilted downward, wearing loincloth, headband, hat, and earrings. Intact and in excellent condition. On custom stand. Figure 5" high. Ex: The Lands Beyond, New York.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1251343 (stock #3059)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Sold as a Pair: Sanders & Mackenzie, Birmingham makers mark reg. 1830 (S&M) Striking pair of sterling silver goblets classically inspired with hand engraving decoration below mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1199431 (stock #2022)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Qing Dynasty Carved Boxwood Root Stand, Scholar's Object, China ca. 1890. Hand carved with Woodland animals surrounding the root. 11 1/4" high x 14 3/8 wide x 6 1/2" deep. In excellent condition. Ex: Tong Ying & Company, New York. For example see Christie's New York, Sale #2391, Lot 887 for Realized Price of $10,000.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1190344 (stock #1956)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$1,200.00
16th - 17th Century Persian Illuminated Poem / Manuscript Page illumination of Sultan and his servant. Persian script (Farsi) on front and can also be seen on reverse side through glass. In excellent condition. 15 1/2" x 11 3/4". The Poem refers to the strong emotions of losing a friend. Illuminated manuscripts in Persia did not really develop as an art until the end of the thirteenth, beginning of the fourteenth centuries known as the Timurd period. When the book culture did begin in Central As...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #996110 (stock #1642)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$14,000.00
Monumental Yoruba - Nigeria Gelede Wooden Body Mask of Iya Nla (Great Powerful Mother) Early 20th Century 54 H x 21" wide. Arms are available. Kept inside the Gelede Shrine, not danced but carried on a platform during Gelede, an annual festival honoring “our mothers” (awon iya wa), not so much for their motherhood, but as female elders. It takes place in the dry season (March-May) among the Yoruba people of south-west Nigeria and neighboring southeast Benin. Artifact in excellent condition.
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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1183832 (stock #1900)
Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
$3,000.00
Exceptionally carved with crisply delineated facial features and pursed lips. Large almond shaped eyes, curled strands of incised hair rising to conical topknot. 8" including custom stand. Circa 2nd - 3rd Century C.E., $4,000, in excellent condition.