02 juillet 2016

A Roman yellow-green glass leaf beaker, circa late 1st century A.D.

Lot 242. A Roman yellow-green glass leaf beaker, circa late 1st century A.D. Estimate £50,000 – £80,000 ($66,500 - $106,400). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Mould-blown, the walls decorated with four stylized plants, each plant with three different types of lancelot leaves including plain with a raised edge, plain with a border of short lines, and the smallest with veins branching from a central rib, with two horizontal ribs below the cut-off rim and above the base, a thick concentric circle on the underside of... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2016

A Roman amber glass Harvest beaker, circa 1st century A.D.

Lot 241. A Roman amber glass Harvest beaker, circa 1st century A.D. Estimate £50,000 – £80,000 ($66,500 - $106,400). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The body blown into a two-part mould, decorated with two bands of scrolling ivy leaves and grape clusters, two ribbed bands below, around the middle and above, the separate base plate decorated with a thick concentric circle on the underside; 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high Provenance: Acquired prior to 1998. Exhibited: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Made by... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2016

A Roman pale purple glass Ajax amphoriskos, circa 1st century A.D.

Lot 239. A Roman pale purple glass Ajax amphoriskos, circa 1st century A.D. Estimate £60,000 – £80,000 ($79,800 - $106,400). Poto Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Mould-blown, the oval body decorated with two scenes from the mythological cycle of Ajax, one scene showing the hero aboard a ship, holding a shield and sword, his name in Greek beside him (AIAC), the inscription vertical and retrograde, the ship with a high prow, single mast with rigging descending to the hull, and oars at rest, a helmsman at the stern, fish in... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2016

A Roman carnelian intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st Century B.C.-A.D.

  Lot 86. A Roman carnelian intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st Century B.C.-A.D. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,200 - 1,800). Photo Bonhams. The oval intaglio engraved with a grazing horse in profile, set in a antique gold stud, 18mm width of the stud  Provenance: Property from a Dutch private Collection, The Netherlands, formed in the 1960s-70s.Sotheby's, London, 17 December 1962, lot 145. Bonhams. ANTIQUITIES, 7 Jul 2016, 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
02 juillet 2016

A Roman carnelian intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st Century A.D.

Lot 85. A Roman carnelian intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st Century A.D. Estimate £3,000 - 4,000 (€3,600 - 4,800). Photo Bonhams. The oval gem engraved with a standing figure of a goddess with drapery around her legs, holding a helmet (?) out in her left hand, a pillar behind her, set in a modern gold ring, 15mm length of intaglio; ring size 'O'; 18mm diam of ring hoop  Provenance: Property from a Dutch private Collection, The Netherlands, formed in the 1960s-70s.Sotheby's, London, 11 July 1977, lot... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2016

A Roman banded agate intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.

Lot 84. A Roman banded agate intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. Estimate £1,500 - 2,000 (€1,800 - 2,400). Photo Bonhams. The oval gem engraved with a standing figure of a goddess with drapery around her legs, holding a helmet (?) out in her left hand, a pillar behind her, set in a modern gold ring, 15mm length of intaglio; ring size 'O'; 18mm diam of ring hoop  Provenance: Property from a Dutch private Collection, The Netherlands, formed in the 1960s-70s.Sotheby's, London, 11 July 1977, lot... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2016

A Roman obsidian intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D.

Lot 83. A Roman obsidian intaglio ringstone, Circa 1st-2nd Century A.D. Estimate £1,000 - 1,500 (€1,200 - 1,800). Photo Bonhams. The square-shaped intaglio engraved with the profile head of a bearded warrior wearing a high-crested helmet, re-set in a modern metal ring, 12mm width of intaglio; ring size 'L'  Provenance: Property from a Dutch private Collection, The Netherlands, formed in the 1960s-70s. Bonhams. ANTIQUITIES, 7 Jul 2016, 10:30 BST - LONDON, NEW BOND STREET
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02 juillet 2016

A Roman amethyst intaglio ringstone, Augustan, circa 1st Century B.C-A.D.

Lot 82. A Roman amethyst intaglio ringstone,  Augustan, circa 1st Century B.C-A.D. Estimate £1,200 - 1,400 (€1,400 - 1,700). Photo Bonhams. The oval intaglio engraved with a figure of Athena seated on a cuirass and military trophies, wearing a high crested helmet and holding Nike aloft in her right hand, set in a modern gold ring, 13mm length of intaglio; ring size 'N'; 18mm inside diam of ring hoop  Provenance: Property from a Dutch private Collection, The Netherlands, formed in the 1960s-70s.With... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2016

A Roman gold and glass cameo brooch, Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.

Lot 79. A Roman gold and glass cameo brooch, Circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D. Estimate £3,000 - 4,000 (€3,600 - 4,800). Photo Bonhams. The oval layered blue and amber glass cameo carved with a sleeping dog, set in a gold mount framed by a band of globular and granule applied decoration with beaded wire outer border, the reverse with a hinged pin and a collection number M186 in red paint, 3.2cm wide  Provenance: American private collection, Midwest.Christie's, New York, The Leo Mildenberg Collection of... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2016

A Roman amber glass cup signed by Ennion, circa first half of the 1st century A.D.

Lot 240. A Roman amber glass cup signed by Ennion, circa first half of the 1st century A.D. Estimate £200,000 – £300,000 ($266,000 - $399,000). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Blown in a three-part mould, two vertical sections for the sides and one for the lower body and base, the sides decorated with an animal frieze consisting of four pairs of confronting animals either side of a vertical palmette with out-turned leaves, a bull and a lion, two cockerels, a hare and a dog and two birds, perhaps crows, between two... [Lire la suite]