28 janvier 2016

Charles Ede Ltd at TEFAF 2016

Head of Tyche-Fortuna, Roman, 1st century BC. Marble, Height 17.5 cm. Charles Ede Ltd at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Provenance: Private collection, Europe, 19th century; Private collection, Switzerland; acquired 1974 Sarcophagus panel, Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 21st-22nd Dynasty, circa 1070-750 BC. Wood and polychromy, 26.6 x 34.5 cm. Charles Ede Ltd at TEFAF 2016 © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Provenance: Private collection, Westchester County, USA;... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2016

Cahn International AG at TEFAF 2016

Lug-handled jar with flamingoes. Egypt, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, ca. 3500-3300 B.C. H. 19.1 cm. Cahn International AG at TEFAF 2016. © TEFAF Maastricht, 2015 Clay, reddish glaze. Conically tapered jar with three pierced lug handles on the shoulder, decorated on both sides with a group of nine stylized flamingoes, marching one behind the other to the right. Arranged concentrically around the moulded rim are four zigzag lines, while a further seven hang down in concentric semicircles on two sides of the... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2016

Amber mask of Dionysus, Roman, 1st Century

Amber mask of Dionysus, Roman, 1st Century
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18 janvier 2016

Roman glass bottle, 1st century AD

Roman glass bottle, 1st century AD, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, France
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04 décembre 2015

A Roman carnelian ring with a portrait of Julia Domina, circa late 2nd-early 3rd century AD.

A Roman carnelian ring with a portrait of Julia Domina, circa late 2nd-early 3rd century AD. Estimation: USD 5,000 - 7,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 he draped bust of the Empress engraved in profile to the left, her wavy hair pulled back over her ears and tied in a double plait at the back of the head, with sensitively rendered facial features including a large eye, a straight nose and pursed lips; mounted as a ring in a modern silver setting - 13⁄16 in. (2 cm.) long; ring size 7PROVENANCE: Dr.... [Lire la suite]
04 décembre 2015

A Roman onyx cameo portrait of Hercules, circa 3rd century AD

A Roman onyx cameo portrait of Hercules, circa 3rd century AD. Estimation: USD 8,000 - 12,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Carved in two layers, white on black, with a bust of the hero in profile to the left, the pelt of the Nemean lion tied at his neck; mounted as a ring in a modern gold setting - ½ in. (1.2 cm.) long; ring size 8 ½PROVENANCE: with Joseph G. Gerena, New York, 1999. Notes: This cameo is identifiable as the mythological hero Hercules due to the presence of the lion skin worn around... [Lire la suite]


04 décembre 2015

A Roman gold and garnet ring, circa 2nd-3rd century AD.

A Roman gold and garnet ring, circa 2nd-3rd century AD. Estimation: USD 2,000 - 3,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 ormed from two hoops, each rounded on the exterior, concave on the interior, expanding to the bezel, with a collar-set cabochon garnet framed by spiral and plain wire filigree, with filigree volutes on the shoulders, the two hoops joined by a spiral filigree wire punctuated by granulation, and centered by a Herakles knot of beaded wire - 5⁄8 in. (1.5 cm.) wide; ring size... [Lire la suite]
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03 décembre 2015

A Roman gold bracelet, circa 2nd century AD.

A Roman gold bracelet, circa 2nd century AD. Estimation: USD 2,500 - 3,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The hoop formed of four hollow wires twisted together and tapering to a single wire, crossed over and spiraled around the hoop for adjustment - 3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) wide; weight: .94 oz.PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Rotterdam, acquired prior to 1961; thence by descent. Christie's. Ancient Jewelry sale - Online auctions December 1 -10.
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03 décembre 2015

A Roman gold and amethyst bead necklace, circa 1st century BC-1st century AD.

A Roman gold and amethyst bead necklace, circa 1st century BC-1st century AD. Estimation: USD 5,000 - 7,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Composed of biconical amethyst beads, graduated in size, the upper section interspersed with spherical gold beads, the lower with barrel-shaped gold beads, centered by a lentoid pendant, its loop bifurcating into volutes, punctuated with granules, a cluster of granules at the base; now arranged with a modern clasp - 16¼ in. (41.3 cm.) longPROVENANCE: with Joseph G. Gerena,... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2015

A pair of Roman gold, sapphire and emerald earrings, circa 2nd-3rd century AD.

A pair of Roman gold, sapphire and emerald earrings, circa 2nd-3rd century AD. Estimation: USD 3,000 - 5,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 Each composed of a striated gold sheet halo, bisected by a plain wire threaded through a sapphire lentoid bead, joined to the plain earwire, a ribbed piriform band below with two loops, each supporting a wire below threaded through an emerald - Each: 15⁄16 in. (3.4 cm.) longPROVENANCE: with Joseph G. Gerena, New York, 1999. Christie's. Ancient Jewelry sale... [Lire la suite]