Pre-Columbian Art is classified as the visual art of indigenous peoples living in the Caribbean and the Americas before the arrival of European influence (Hence the name, which references Christopher Columbus). Art that was produced in these areas between 1200 BCE and 1500 CE is considered Pre-Columbian.
Mesopotamian, 1200 BC. Stylized terracotta vessel in the shape of a horned animal with small stunted legs, with the pouring spout emerging from its back. Buff with a light earthen patina.
Sadigh Gallery has a vast collection of ancient oil lamps from different cultures around the world. This video is a preview of some of the oil lamps we currently have. It features oil lamps from Ancient Rome, Greece and Syria. Stay tuned for the second part of this video that will feature oil lamps from ancient Byzantine and the Holy Lands. Thank you for watching. www.sadighgallery.com
Miniature terracotta cup with four male nude figures standing in a row with the same hairstyle and left arms outstretched above their heads. Phalluses visible. Very unusual piece. 400 BC (3" x 2 ¾")
Ancient Greek. Miniature terracotta bottle with tapering body, bulging neck and flaring mouth. Black figures with red highlights on a beige background: a bird on one side, florals on the other. Light earthen patina. 400 BC (3")
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