03 février 2020

New discoveries in Iraq to be presented alongside British Museum objects for the first time in new exhibition

Statue of King Gudea; dolerite; Tello, Iraq; 2130BC © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- A new British Museum touring exhibition Ancient Iraq: new discoveries marks the first time that the Museum will tour new Iraq field research in combination with key objects from the Museum’s collection. Exploring the cultural heritage of Iraq through 80 remarkable objects, the exhibition seeks to highlight the challenges of protecting Iraq’s rich and diverse cultural heritage following decades of conflict.This new... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2020

GALERIE EBERWEIN, Stand 24c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Hippopotamus, Egypt, Middle Kingdom, 2050-1780 BC. Indurated limestone (probably from near Esna), 2.7 x 5.8 cm. © Galerie Eberwein. Provenance: private collection, Germany, acquired between 1954 and 1959 in Egypt. Shabti for Nesy-Khonsu, Supreme Chief of the Harem of Amen, Egypt, third Intermediate period, XXIst Dynasty, 1st Cachette Deir el-Bahari, circa 1069-945 BC. Bright blue faience with black details and inscription. H 17.5 cm. © Galerie Eberwein. Provenance: private collection, Rennes, France, acquired in 1960s. ... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2020

Portrait of Lucius Caesar (?), Italy, Julio-Claudian period, first half of the 1st century AD

Portrait of Lucius Caesar (?), Italy, Julio-Claudian period, first half of the 1st century AD. Marble. H 42 cm. © Grusenmeyer-Woliner. Provenance: Peter Lasillo, probably in 1985 or earlier; Sotheby’s, New York, 14 December 1994, n° 92, ill.; Martin Armstrong, acquired from the above sale; Christie’s, New York, 7 December 2011, n° 173, ill.; Axel Vervoordt, Belgium, acquired from the above sale.   GRUSENMEYER - WOLINER, Stand 123b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020
23 janvier 2020

GÜNTER PUHZE GMBH, Stand 133a at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Portrait head of a priest, Egyptian, Late Period, 30th Dynasty. Hard black stone. H 7.8 cm. © Galerie Günter Puhze GMBH. Provenance: private collection of Dr. H. B., Germany, acquired in 1998 from Galerie Günter Puhze, private collection, The Netherlands; private collection, England. Statuette of Venus, Roman, 2nd century AD. Bronze. H 20 cm. © Galerie Günter Puhze GMBH. Provenance: collection of Louis de Clercq (1836-1901), France. Literature: A. de Ridder, Catalogue Collection de Clercq, Tome III, Les Bronzes, Paris, 1904,... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2020

GALERIE CYBELE, Stand 17d at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Egyptian Kohl vessel in the shape of the god Bes, Ptolemaic period, 332-30 BC. Faience, turquoise-green glaze H 6.2 cm. © Galerie Cybele Provenance: private collection, Paris, 1960. Torso of a youth, Asia Minor, Ionia, Smyrna, Hellenistic period, 3rd century BC. Reddish clay. H 11.5 cm. © Galerie Cybele. Provenance: Lucien Mellerio collection, Paris, 1879-1943. Amphoriskos, Egypt, New Kingdom, 1500 BC. Blue faience. H 10.5 cm. © Galerie Cybele. Provenance: Madeleine Meunier collection (1921-2009), Paris, France, acquired... [Lire la suite]
22 janvier 2020

ARTANCIENT, Stand 71b at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Greek helmet, Corinthian type, archaic period, circa mid 6th century BC. Bronze, H 20.3 cm. © ARTANCIENT. Provenance: from the collection of Axel Guttmann (1944-2001), inventory n° H308. Head of a youth, Italy, Tarentum, circa 4th century BC. Terracotta, H 16.5 cm. © ARTANCIENT. Provenance: collection of Count Henri d'Epinay (1940-2017), Longuenesse, France, acquired early 20th century. Tetradrachm minted in Mende, Macedoin, circa 460-423 BC. Silver, Ø 2.85 cm. © ARTANCIENT. The reverse with a vine, laden with four bunches... [Lire la suite]

21 janvier 2020

Antiquarium, Ltd., Stand 110c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Figure of Venus at her bath, Rome, 1st century BC-1st century AD. Cast bronze, 19.3 x 6.9 cm. © Antiquarium, Ltd. Nude, save her diadem, the beguiling Goddess of Love and Beauty arranges her hair with her left hand while gazing into her outstretched right hand, where she once held a mirror. Venus stands on her original bronze spool-shaped pedestal with remnants of inlaid silver and glass paste decoration. Provenance: private collection, Switzerland, before 1986. Portrait bust of an official or priest, Egypte, Early Late Period,... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2020

DAVID AARON, Stand 32c at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Horse fulcrum, Hellenistic, 2nd-1st century BC. Bronze with silver inlay. H 17 cm. © DAVID AARON Provenance: reputedly part of a private European collection, 1970s; private collection, New York; art market, New York; private collection Alabastron, Achaemenid Empire, Western Asia, 5th century BC. Silver. H 26.1 cm. © DAVID AARON Provenance: private collection; Europe; private collection, acquired from the above circa 1995; sold at: Antiquities, Christie’s 11t December 2003, London, Lot 119; art market, London; acquired... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2020

Pax Romana brings ancient times to life with Feb. 1 auction of antiquities, jewellery, coins & weapons

LONDON.- Pax Romana, a British gallery and auction house known for its expertly vetted antiquities and discerning international clientele, will conduct a Saturday, February 1 no-reserve auction of antiquities, and ancient jewellery, weaponry and coins. The carefully curated selection allows all collectors, whether novice or advanced, to bid on beautiful, authentic ancient objects backed by trusted provenance and scholarship. Each lot will convey to its new owner with a professional Certificate of Authenticity signed by Pax... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2020

A post-Sassanian glass beaker, Iran, 6th-8th century

Lot 4. A post-Sassanian glass beaker, Iran, 6th-8th century; 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) diam. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.  Of deep hemispherical form cut with stepped bands of roundels forming a honeycomb lattice, the surface entirely covered with iridescence and encrustation. Christie's. Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds, London, 5 October 2010
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