03 juillet 2017
A ceremonial bronze dirk of the 'Plougrescant-Ommerschans' type, Middle Bronze Age, circa 1500-1350 B.C.
Lot 144. A ceremonial bronze dirk of the 'Plougrescant-Ommerschans' type, Middle Bronze Age, circa 1500-1350 B.C.; 26 ¾ in. (68.3 cm). high. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 101,840 - USD 152,760). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Provenance: Found between 1894-1900 in a heath field between Witharen and Ommerschans, the Netherlands.Dutch private collection; thence by descent to present owner. Exhibited: A cast has been exhibited at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden, Netherlands, since... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2016
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]
28 mai 2015
Hermann Historica reports excellent results in its sale from all fields of history and military history
MUNICH.- All specialist areas represented by Hermann Historica – antiquities, arms and armour, works of art, hunting antiques, orders and collectibles from all fields of history and military history – reported excellent results, with some lots fetching many multiples of their estimated price. A total of approximately 6,000 collectors' items came under the hammer at the Spring Auction from 28 April to 12 May 2015. Antiquities The demand for well preserved early bronze helmets has remained unabated for... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2012
Armlet. Gold. Weight: 611.37 g. L. of trumpet-shaped elements: 11.36 cm; 11.5 cm. Found in the Charente Maritime, France. Middle Bronze Age, 1500-1250 B.C.