30 juin 2019

Pre-Columbian gold pushes American Indian and Tribal Art auction above $1 Million

Lot 70268. A Large and Important Diquis Gold Pendant, c. 700-1400 AD. Height: 4 ¼ inches. Sold for $50,000. Courtesy Heritage Auctions. DALLAS, TX.- A surge in demand for pre-Columbian art made of solid gold lifted Heritage Auctions’ Ethnographic Art: American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Auction to $1,004,553 June 25 in Dallas, Texas. A Large and Important Gold Pendant, from the Central American Diquis culture, more than doubled its high pre-auction estimate when it drew $50,000 to claim... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2019

Christie's Pre-Columbian sale led by a private Swiss collection and a very rare Aztec goddess

  © Christie's Images Ltd 2019 PARIS.- Christie’s Paris will present on 9 April its annual Pre-Columbian auction, led by the most important private Swiss collection of Mezcala art with 90 works and further 50 lots with various owner provenances, ranging in date from 900 B.C. to 1350 A.D., from the cultures of Mezcala, Maya, Colima, Valdivia, Aztec and Veraguas. The auction is valued at a mid-estimate of €1.5 million. Private collections in the field of Pre-Columbian art are rare and to bring these to light and to... [Lire la suite]
04 mai 2017

Exhibition dedicated to rare and curious objects from over 5,000 years of civilisation opens in London

A large limestone panel, South Arabia, 3rd-2nd century BC, 45cm x 74cm. © Oliver Hoare Ltd LONDON.- Oliver Hoare presents Every Object Tells a Story, a public exhibition on view from 4 May to 5 July 2017 at 5 Cromwell Place, London. The exhibition is dedicated to approximately 400 rare and fascinating objects spanning five millennia and representing countless civilisations, each selected on the basis of their backstory and historical interest. Leading highlights and curiosities of the exhibition include a... [Lire la suite]