24 août 2018

Safani Gallery Inc., Stand 319 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Head of a Goddess, Roman, circa first century AD. Marble. Height 35 cm (13.8 in). Image courtesy Safani Gallery Inc. / Stand 319. Certificate by Thomas Lochmann, from the Antiquities Museum, Basel. Provenance: Paul Sarasin Collection; Mr. Sarasin (1856-1920) was one of the founders of the Museum of Natural History and the National Park, Basel, Switzerland. Etruscan Terracotta Urn and Cover, Etruria, Italy, 6th-4th century BC. Terracotta, 60 x 50 cm (23.5 x 19.5 in). Image courtesy Safani... [Lire la suite]

08 février 2018

Getty Museum acquires Etruscan bronze appliqué of the Sun God Usil

Appliqué depicting the Sun God Usil, Etruscan, 500 - 475 B.C. Italy, Vulci. Bronze. H: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of an early 5th-century B.C. bronze appliqué depicting the Etruscan Sun God Usil. “This bronze appliqué that probably decorated an Etruscan chariot or funeral cart is of exceptional quality, representing the peak period of an artistic milieu in which Greek and Italic aesthetics... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2016

A pair of Etruscan gold ear studs, circa 530-500 B.C.

Lot 116. A pair of Etruscan gold ear studs, circa 530-500 B.C. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016. Each: 1¼ in. (3.3 cm) diameter Provenance: The Boilevin family, France, 19th century; thence by descent to Monsieur Boilevin.The Boilevin Estate; Archéologie, Tajan, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, 5 June 2002, lot 128. Note: Each stud is composed of a sheet disk centered by a rosette. There is a central dome filled with minute granulation, framed by eight spheres each set within a... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2016

Exhibitions take centre stage in the galleries of Mayfair and St. James's from 1 to 8 July

LONDON.- London Art Week, the world’s most important gallery-based celebration of pre-contemporary art, will take place in Mayfair and St. James’s from 1 to 8 July 2016. Bringing together almost 50 leading specialist dealers and three auction houses, this year will present more dedicated exhibitions than ever before, and will also include nine new participants and an exclusive partnership with Art History UK, a cultural tours company specialised in the history of the capital’s art and architecture. Presenting a wide array... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2016

An Etruscan Gold Wreath, circa late 4th/early 3rd Century B.C.

Lot 7. An Etruscan Gold Wreath, circa late 4th-early 3rd Century B.C. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's. composed of a broad band with rounded ends, the central boss flanked on each side by four overlapping rows of laurel leaves, additional leaves above and below, each leaf bisected by three raised lines, the ends of the wreath each embossed with a large palmette. Length 34 cm. 13 3/8 in. Provenance: Münzen und Medaillen, Basel, Kunstwerke der Antike, November 29th, 1958,... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2013

Five Etruscan Miniature Bronze Lions, 5th Century BC

Five Etruscan Miniature Bronze Lions, 5th Century BC. Photo courtesy Auctionata Bronze miniatures, malachite patina. With tangs on the underside. Finely modeled. Incised details. Dimensions: each 3.7 x 1 x 2 cm. Very good condition. Estimation : 2 400 / 3 000 € These five Etruscan lions were cast in bronze in Etruria, today's Italy in the 5thCentury BC. The lying lions are finely modeled with incised detailing. They all have tangs on the underside. The lions are in... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2013

Ancient Etruscan Mirror with Female Figure and Engraved Scene, bronze, 3rd century BC.

Ancient Etruscan Mirror with Female Figure and Engraved Scene, bronze, 3rd century BC.  The handle of this mirror is cast as a female figure with bracelets, armband, and necklace. She holds an object in her right hand, her arm is bent, and her outstretched wings curve around the mirror. There is an engraved scene on the reverse of the mirror, depicting a warrior and a woman standing before a building, with a man and woman at the sides.
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19 février 2013

A scarab with a rider 

A scarab with a rider, Etruscan, 5th cent. B.C. Photo Cahn Auktionen AG L. 1.4 cm. Carnelian. Intaglio in the form of a scarab. On the underside a horse and rider surrounded by a frame enlivened by short dashes. The horseman is nude save for the helmet on his head. He holds a spear in his right hand and the reins in his left hand. The longitudinal drill hole indicates that the scarab was originally worn as a fingerring. Intact.  Provenance: Formerly Coll. Heinz Hoek, 1950's-1960's.
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