01 juillet 2017

'China and Egypt. Cradles of the World' at Museumsinsel Berlin, Neues Museum

China and Egypt. Weighing the world, exhibition artwork, consisting of: Wine vessel in the form of an owl, © Shanghai Museum, China, statuette of the wacky god Anubis, © SMB, Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection / Sandra Steiß, Dui Food Vessel, © Shanghai Museum, China, Figure of the servant, © Shanghai Museum, China, heart scarab, © SMB, Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection / Sandra Steiss BERLIN - For the first time the exhibition at the Neues Museum (New Museum) on the Museumsinsel Berlin (Museum Island Berlin)... [Lire la suite]

30 juin 2017

David Aaron at Masterpiece London 2017

A Monumental Stag, Bronze, Russia, 8th century B.C., H: 47 cm W: 21 cm. David Aaron, Stand B 22 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Openwork Lion Incense Burner, Bronze, Seljuk, Iran, 12th - 13th century A.D., H: 36 cm W: 37 cm. David Aaron, Stand B 22 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD David Aaron. 22 Berkeley Square, London, W1J 6EH, United Kingdom - E-mail info@davidaaron.com - Website http://www.davidaaron.com
30 juin 2017

David Ghezelbash at Masterpiece London 2017

  Statue depicting a nude young man, probably Apollon. White marble. Roman, 2nd century A.D. H.: 72,3 cm. David Ghezelbash, Stand D 20 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Oscillum depicting a theatre mask, on one side and a head of satyre on the other. White Marble. Roman, 1st-2nd century. H.: 19 cm. David Ghezelbash, Stand D 20 © 2017 MASTERPIECE LONDON LTD Zoomorphic vase depicting a frog, probably the Goddess Heket. Mottled limestone and gold (handles). Egypt, Predynastic Period, end of Nagada... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2017

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Italian officials announce agreement to return first century B.C. sculpture to Italy

Statue of Zeus Enthroned, artist unknown, Greek, about 100 B.C. Marble, 74 × 46 × 45.6 cm (29 1/8 × 18 1/8 × 17 15/16 in.). LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the voluntary return of a marble statuette representing the god Zeus which dates to about 100 B.C. The Museum acquired the sculpture in 1992. The Museum made its decision to return the Statue of Zeus Enthroned, a 29-inch high marble statuette, following thorough consideration of information provided by Italian officials, including a... [Lire la suite]
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17 mai 2017

Ancient Marbles: Classical Sculpture and Works of Art at Sotheby’s London, 12 June 2016

Four Roman Marble figures of women, circa 2nd Century A.D. (from left to right, est. £250,000-350,000, £150,000-250,000, £100,000-150,000, £150,000-250,000) sold separately. Photo: Sotheby's.  London - An auction dedicated exclusively to the classical world, Ancient Marbles will take place on 12 June at Sotheby’s London – offering ancient sculpture and works of art from the Greek, Roman and Etruscan periods. Since the Renaissance, collecting ancient classical marble sculpture has been considered synonymous with good taste and... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2017

Janus head, Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD

Lot 1002. Janus head, Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD. Estimate: CHF 3 800 / 5 800 (€ 3 520 / 5 370). Sold for CHF 3 800. Photo Koller White marble. Depicting the two faces of Heracles. Chips. Head with iron eyelet on top. Mounted on an iron rod with base. H 16.5 cm. Provenance: - formerly part of the Fay Sawani Collection, New York. Acquired in the 1960s.- Auction Bonhams London, 1 May 2013 (Lot No. 130).- from a private collection, Switzerland.   Koller. Furniture, Sculptures,... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2017

Large vase with handles, so-called "Grabkratere", Apulia, 4th century BC

Lot 1003. Large vase with handles, so-called "Grabkratere", Apulia, 4th century BC. Estimate: CHF 20 000 / 30 000 (€ 18 520 / 27 780). Sold for CHF 18 000. Photo Koller Painted clay. Restorations on the base and the handles. H 69 cm. Provenance: - formerly part of the Saumur Collection, France. The Gallery possesses the "Certificat d'exportation pour un bien culturel" as well as the export and import documents.The 2016 CIRAM thermoluminescence test confirms the age indicated for the vase... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2017

Small bowl, Early Dynastic Period, 1st-2nd Dynasty, Egypt, 3000-2700 BC

Lot 1005. Small bowl, Early Dynastic Period, 1st-2nd Dynasty, Egypt, 3000-2700 BC. Estimate: CHF 1 000 / 1 500 (€ 930 / 1 390). Sold for CHF 1 300. Photo Koller Diorite. Some chips. H 7.5 cm. W 10.5 cm. Provenance: - Collection U., Switzerland. According to the heirs, this object was acquired in the 1950/60s. There is no invoice.Ref.: B.G. Aston, Ancient Egyptian Stone Vessels. Materials and Forms, Heidelberg 1994; p. 130 (Ill. 106). Koller. Furniture, Sculptures, Porcelain &... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2017

Relief fragment of a wall decoration from a burial chamber, Early Dynastic Period XIX, probably Memphitic, Egypt, ca. 1300 BC

Lot 1004. Relief fragment of a wall decoration from a burial chamber, Early Dynastic Period XIX, probably Memphitic, Egypt, ca. 1300 BC. Estimate: CHF 20 000 / 30 000 (€ 18 520 / 27 780). Sold for CHF 18 000. Photo Koller Limestone, consisting of several fragments. Mounted on a wooden plate. H 38.7 cm. W 43.2 cm. Provenance: - formerly part of the Ernest Brummer Collection.- Auction Koller/Spink & Son, 17 October 1979 (Lot No. 514).- from a private collection, Switzerland.- from a private collection,... [Lire la suite]
02 mai 2017

Canopic jar, Egypt, Late Period, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 BC

Lot 1001. Canopic jar, Egypt, Late Period, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 BC. Estimate CHF 6 000 / 10 000 (€ 5 560 / 9 260). Lot sold CHF 6 000. Photo Koller Alabaster. Old inscription mentioning the monkey-headed Hapi, Son of Horus. H 31.5 cm. Provenance: - formerly part of a private collection, Southern Baden.- Auction Gorny & Mosch, 19 June 2013 (Lot No. 35).- from a private collection, Switzerland. Koller. Furniture, Sculptures, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday 30 March 2017, 10.00 AM
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