20 janvier 2013

Hellenistic, cameo, 4th century BC. Hippolyte with a hunting companion,Phaedra with her nurse

Hellenistic, cameo, 4th century BC. Hippolyte with a hunting companion,Phaedra with her nurse (right). Phaedra entrusts the nurse with a message declaring her love, her stepson Hyppolite refuses her advances. Greek myth and play by Euripides. Cameo, 4,1 x 3 cm. Inv. 25834. Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples, Italy.
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23 décembre 2012

Earrings with Nike, goddess of victory Greek. Mid 4th century BC.

Earrings with Nike, goddess of victory. Greek. Mid 4th century BC. Gold, h 4.8 cm
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23 décembre 2012

Ring: Athena Nikephoros. Greek, Northern Black Sea region, Pantikapeion (?). Late 4th century BC

Ring: Athena Nikephoros. Greek, Northern Black Sea region, Pantikapeion (?). Late 4th century BC. Gold, Ø ring 2.3 cm
04 septembre 2012

An Archaic Bronze Ritual Food Vessel (dui), Warring States Period, 4th century BC

An Archaic Bronze Ritual Food Vessel (dui), Warring States Period, 4th century BC. Photo Sotheby's the rounded body with a short waisted neck rising to a flat everted rim and with a pair of small ring handles to either side, cast in relief with three rows of smooth bosses, all supported on three short cabriole legs, the patina a silvery gray-green with light patches of encrustation, Japanese wood box (2). Width 10 in., 25.5 cm - ESTIMATION 60,000-80,000 USD PROVENANCE: Old... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2012

Ancient Greek gold, 4th century BC

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10 juin 2012

Detail of an embroidered silk gauze ritual garment from a 4th century BC, Zhou era tomb at Mashan, Hubei province, China

Detail of an embroidered silk gauze ritual garment from a 4th century BC, Zhou era tomb at Mashan, Hubei province, China. The flowing, curvilinear design incorporates dragons, phoenixes, and tigers. Rows of even, round chain-stitches are used both for outline and to fill in color.
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09 juin 2012

Thracian Crown (Bulgaria) Mid 4th century BC

Thracian Crown (Bulgaria). Mid 4th century BC
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02 août 2011

"Reflections of the Buddha" @Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts

Head of Buddha Śākyamuni, 4th century. Afghanistan, ancient Gandhāra region, probably Hadda. Stucco with traces of pigment, 18 x 10 1/2 x 9 3/4 in. (45.7 x 26.7 x 24.8 cm) Saint Louis Art Museum, Museum Purchase, 43:1931. ST. LOUIS, MO.- A superb selection of some of the greatest Buddhist sculptures and hanging scrolls held in United States collections, representing several major traditions and sites of production from the late 2nd to the 18th centuries, will be on view to the public in the serene and light-filled Pulitzer... [Lire la suite]
18 août 2009

Important greek marble veiled head of a goddess. 4th Century BC

Important greek marble veiled head of a goddess. 4th Century BC Turned slightly to her left, her oval face with wavy center-parted hair pulled back over the tops of her ears, the gently-arching brows, the lidded eyes deep-set, her small mouth with bow-shaped lips, wearing a veil over the top of her head, falling forward on her left side with deep folds. H. 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) Priice: $95,000 Provenance: Ex Ebrahimoff Family Collection, Switzerland; acquired between 1956-1969.Royal-Athena Galleries 153 East 57th Street,... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2008

A bronze agraphe of a tiger catching a snake. China, Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 4th ct. BC.

A bronze agraphe of a tiger catching a snake. China, Eastern Zhou dynasty, ca. 4th century BC. Length 5,8 cm. Estimation : 800 / 1 200 CHF Vente du Mardi 30 septembre 2008. Art Asiatique. Koller - CH-8031 Zurich. Tel + 41/44/445 63 63


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