28 février 2018

Mayfair dealers Charles Ede to unveil rare 2nd-3rd century AD Roman ivory relief at TEFAF Maastricht

Carved Ivory Relief, Roman, 2nd-3rd century AD, 9.5 x 15.5cm, from the Giorgio Sangiorgi (1885-1965) Collection. Asking price: €110,000. © Charles Ede  LONDON.- Charles Ede will unveil this rare Roman carved ivory relief dating to the 2nd-3rd century AD as the centrepiece of their TEFAF Maastricht display from March 10-18. “I don’t recall such an ivory piece of this quality and size being on the market for a long while,” says the firm’s managing director Martin Clist. Depicting... [Lire la suite]

03 décembre 2015

A Roman gold bracelet, circa 2nd century AD.

A Roman gold bracelet, circa 2nd century AD. Estimation: USD 2,500 - 3,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The hoop formed of four hollow wires twisted together and tapering to a single wire, crossed over and spiraled around the hoop for adjustment - 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) wide; weight: .94 oz.PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Rotterdam, acquired prior to 1961; thence by descent. Christie's. Ancient Jewelry sale - Online auctions December 1 -10.
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23 mars 2015

A large 'ash-glazed' stoneware jar, China, Eastern Han dynasty, circa 2nd century AD

Lot 777. A large 'ash-glazed' stoneware jar, China, Eastern Han dynasty, circa 2nd century AD; ; 12 ½ in. (31.8 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000. Price Realized $12,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The jar heavily potted with tapering bulbous body stamped with a repeated lattice pattern, and the upper body and rim covered with an olive-green glaze, box Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, acquired in Hong Kong, 1986.  Christie's. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2015

Galerie Hioco, 'Art of India and Nepal and Dong Son Bronzes' at Asia Week New York 2015.

Gandhara head of Buddha in grey schist, Circa 2nd century AD. Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 inches). Galerie Hioco at Asia Week New York 2015.  Jina Tirthankara. India, Rajasthan or Gujarat, 11th century. Sandstone. Height: 39 ⅜ inches (100 cm). Galerie Hioco at Asia Week New York 2015.  Chintamani Lokeshvara. Nepal, Kathmandu Valley, 15th century. Polychrome wood. Height: 26 ½ inches (67 cm). Galerie Hioco at Asia Week New York 2015.    Stele of Vishnu. India,... [Lire la suite]