12 avril 2019

A Greek gold lion head pendant, Classical period, circa 5th-4th century B.C. 

Lot 151. A Greek gold lion head pendant, Classical period, circa 5th-4th century B.C.; ¾ in. (2 cm.) high. Estimate: US$70,000 - US$90,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019. Provenance: Comtesse Martine-Marie-Octavie Pol de Béhague (1870-1939), Paris; thence by descent to Marquis Jean-Louis Hubert de Ganay (1922-2013), France. Antiquites et Objets d'Art: Collection de Martine, Comtesse de Behague, Provenant de la Succession du Marquis de Ganay , Sotheby's, Monaco, 5 December 1987, lot 36. ... [Lire la suite]

05 juillet 2017

A Greek bronze pseudo-Corinthian helmet, Magna Graecia, Classical Period, circa 5th century B.C.

Lot 130. A Greek bronze pseudo-Corinthian helmet, Magna Graecia, Classical Period, circa 5th century B.C., 9 ½ in. (24 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 47,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Swiss private collection, acquired prior to 1966. Note: More decorative rather than protective, the pseudo-Corinthian helmet type developed in South Italy during the 6th-5th century B.C. at the time when its mainland Hellenic cousin, the Corinthian helmet, became extinct in... [Lire la suite]
09 avril 2016

A Greek marble head of a youth, Classical period, circa 4th century B.C.

Lot 4. A Greek marble head of a youth, Classical period, circa 4th century B.C. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Perhaps depicting Apollo, his youthful oval face with a smooth forehead and gently-arching brows merging with the bridge of his nose, the convex eyes slightly asymmetrical, the proper right wider than the left, with heavy upper lids and contoured lower lids, the small mouth with the lips slightly parted, his undulating hair radiating from the crown of his head in a whorl, with... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2010

"Collection Highlights from Europe 1500 - 1800, Ancient Greece and Rome" @ Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

Greece, Classical period (479–323 B.C.E.) Kleophon Painter, “Volute Krater” c. 430 B.C.E. Red-figure terra cotta. 26-3/4 x 19 x 19 inches. Hazel D. Hansen Fund, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, 1970.12 Stanford, California --- Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces the opening on May 5, 2010 of “Collection Highlights from Europe 1500-1800, Ancient Greece and Rome,” which continues indefinitely. The museum’s second-floor gallery devoted to European art is revitalized and now includes artworks from the... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2009

Superb Examples of Roman and Greek Art Highlight Christie's Spring Sale of Antiquities

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie's is pleased to announce the sale of Antiquities on June 3, which will offer nearly 200 lots with a particularly strong selection of Roman marbles, including a handsome marble herm bust of Menander and a massive red marble labrum. Other highlights include fine examples of classical Greek vases, both Athenian and South Italian alongside Egyptian and Near Eastern art. A massive Roman red marble (cotanello antico) labrum, circa 2nd-3rd century A.D. (estimate: $300,000-500,000). Photo: Christie´s Images... [Lire la suite]