22 août 2018

Charles Ede, Stand 76 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Idol of Spedos type, Cycladic, circa 2700-2600 BC. Marble, 4 x 2 cm (1.6 x 0.8 in.). Image courtesy Charles Ede / Stand 76 Provenance: Arthur L. Jacobs (d.1979), New York; Acquired from Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens, circa 1967, thence by descent circa 1985. Bust of a priest of Khonsu-Pa-Ir-Sekher, Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, Circa 4th century BC. Gabbro. Height 14.6 cm (5.7 in.). Image courtesy Charles Ede / Stand 76. This priest is wearing a smooth bag wig revealing his large ears. He shows sharply... [Lire la suite]

26 mai 2014

London Art Week: A must for collectors and curators

  Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Study (tronie) of an Old Man, c. 1615-1618. Oil on panel, 48 x 37.5 cm. The Weiss Gallery. LONDON -  London Art Week (LAW), launched last year, is the platform that unites Master Drawings and Sculpture Week and Master Paintings Week. This collaboration, which proved so successful in 2013 resulting in major sales, brings together some fifty specialist dealers across the fine art disciplines and three major London auction houses. London Art Week illustrates the... [Lire la suite]
14 mai 2014

Christie's announces spring sale of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s presents the spring sale of Antiquities on June 5th. Comprised of 131 lots, the sale will offer a breadth of superb works of art from the cultures of ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and the Near East. With estimates ranging from $2,000 to $400,000, this sale includes a wide selection of objects, from glass, bronze and pottery to marble portrait busts and bronze armor, offering both new and seasoned collectors the opportunity to enhance their collections at every level. The sale is expected to realize in excess... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2010

Christie's to Present Important Auctions of Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry in December

A Roman Marble Torso of a God or an Athlete, Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D. Estimate: $300,000 - 500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will offer two sales of ancient art that will take place on December 9- Antiquities Including Property from the Collection of Max Palevsky and Ancient Jewelry. The sales will feature over 300 lots that range from Predynastic Egypt through to the Byzantine period, including a highly important Cycladic marble reclining female figure. Highlights comprise an... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2010

Phoenix Ancient Art S.A. @ XXVe Biennale des Antiquaires. Grand Palais

Statue équestre d’Alexandre le Grand. Art hellénistique, IIIe - IIe s. av. J.-C. Bronze. H 49 cm © Phoenix Ancien Art Cette magnifique sculpture en bronze d'Alexandre le Grand, qui représente le jeune souverain dans toute sa puissance et sa grandeur, est un chef-d'oeuvre extrêmement rare, voire unique, de la période hellénistique. A l'origine, le personnage chevauchait sa monture - le célèbre Bucéphale - les cuisses serrées le long du dos de l'animal, les jambes écartées et ramenées en arrière. Le bras droit levé est plié avec... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2010

Sotheby’s Sale of Antiquities Totals $17.5 Million

A Marble Torso of an Emperor, Roman Imperial, Julio-Claudian, 1st half of the 1st Century A.D. photo Sotheby’s 11 June 2010, New York, NY – In a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s this afternoon, a Marble Torso of an Emperor (probably Augustus, Tiberius or Claudius), Roman Imperial, Julio Claudian, 1st Half of the 1st Century A.D., surpassed all expectations, selling for a remarkable $7,362,500, more than six times the high estimate of $1.2 million*. At least seven bidders in the room and on numerous telephones pursued the stunning... [Lire la suite]
11 décembre 2008

Sotheby’s Sale of Antiquities Exceeding Expectations yesterday

New York, NY – Yesterday, before a standing-room-only crowd, Sotheby’s sale of Antiquities totalled $8,899,377, exceeding the high estimate of $6.9 million.Richard M. Keresey and Florent Heintz, experts in charge of the sale said, “We were very gratified with the results of today’s sale. Rare objects of great quality and with good provenance sold extremely well, as well in fact as they did in our June sale. The overall total of $8.9 million was nearly identical.” The top ten. An Egyptian Greywacke Figure of a... [Lire la suite]