17 janvier 2017

Anthropomorphic Stele, South Arabia, 3rd - 1st century B.C

Anthropomorphic Stele, South Arabia, 3rd - 1st century B.C. Alabaster, 23 x 23 cm. Axel Vervoordt NV at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Provenance: Acquired by the current owner on the London Art Market in 2011;Private collection, Europe, before 1990;Collection Asfar Brothers, Beirut, 1960s - 1970s. Axel Vervoordt NV - Archaeology, Oriental Art, Furniture, Objects of Art. Kanaal, Stokerijstraat 19, 2110 Wijnegem, Belgium

09 juillet 2016

Spectacular 'Lady Jane Franklin' Egyptian mummy mask sold at Bonhams

Lot 230. A large Egyptian wood mummy mask, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, circa 1550-1295 B.C. Sold for £116,500 (€136,668). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A stunning Egyptian wood mummy mask dated 1550-1295 B.C which was once in the collection of the renowned Victorian traveller, Jane, Lady Franklin sold for £116,500 at Bonhams Antiquities Sale in London on 7 July. It had been estimated at £100,000-150,000. In total, the sale made £1,101,825. Lady Franklin (1791-1875) is best known for her exploration of... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2014

Sam Fogg at Master Drawings and Sculpture Week

Saint Matthew with an Angel, Spain,, Catalonia, c. 1450-60, 42.5 x 16.5 x 11.3; alabaster. Sam Fogg. Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week Virgin and Child Enthroned, France, Paris, c. 1380, 66 x 42 x 19 cm; Limestone, traces of polychromy. Sam Fogg. Copyright © Master Drawings and Sculpture Week Sam Fogg. 15D Clifford Street, London W1S 4JZ. Tel: +44 (0)20 7534 2100 - Fax: +44 (0)20 7534 2122 - Email: info@samfogg.com  - Web: www.samfogg.com
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17 mars 2014

Very Rare Relief of a Male Figure with Elaborate Hairdo and Horns, South Arabia, 1st century B.C.-1st century A.D.

Very Rare Relief of a Male Figure with Elaborate Hairdo and Horns, South Arabia, 1st century B.C. - 1st century A.D. Photo courtesy Axel Vervoordt Alabaster. Measurements: 20,70 x 24,20 x 6 cm Provenance: Ancient collection Belgium, acquired in 1940; Ancient collection M. Abdalla Babeker, Sudan, acquired between 1917 and 1930. Axel Vervoordt (stand 424) at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 - http://www.tefaf.com/
21 février 2014

Southern Arabian, 2nd century BC-1st century AD, Figure of a bull

Southern Arabian, 2nd century BC - 1st century AD, Figure of a bull. Photo Sotheby's alabaster; length: 9cm., 3½in. Estimation 2,500 — 3,500 GBP Sotheby's. 1000 Ways of Seeing: The Private Collection of the late Stanley J. Seeger. London | 05 mars 2014, 10:00 AM. www.sothebys.com
23 août 2013

Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery receives gift of 374 rare Southern Arabian artifacts

Head of a woman (known as Miriam), Mid-1st century, Yemen. Alabaster, stucco and lapis lazuli. Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection) S2013.2.44 WASHINGTON, DC.- The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery today announced a gift of 374 ancient Arabian artifacts from the American Foundation for the Study of Man. Dating from the eighth century B.C. to the second century A.D., the objects were unearthed at the ancient city of Tamna in Yemen and provide invaluable insight into the little-known... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2012

De Backker Medieval Art @ BRAFA'12

Calvary. Right wing of a diptych. Ivory. Paris, circa 1350. Photo De Backker Medieval Art H. 14 x W. 8.75 x D. 1 cm Christmas Eve. By a follower of Hugo van der Goes (Ghent circa 1440-1482 Brussels). Circa 1500. Photo De Backker Medieval Art Oil on a wooden panel. 65.5 x 47 cm (without frame) Enthroned Virgin. Alabaster. Southern Netherlands or northern France, mid-late 15th century. Photo De Backker Medieval Art H. 27 x W. 24 x D. 10 cm De Backker Medieval Art. Stand N°24. BRAFA'12 . Du 21 au 29 janvier 2012, à Tour &... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2008

An Egyptian alabaster torpedo vase. Third Intermediate Period, 22nd-23rd Dynasty, circa 9th-8th Century B.C.

An Egyptian alabaster torpedo vase. Third Intermediate Period, 22nd-23rd Dynasty, circa 9th-8th Century B.C. Of pale translucent banded alabaster, polished, with darker bands of amber and grey towards the pointed base, the torpedo shaped body with upward curving sides and a short downward sloping shoulder, extending at each side into the sloping, pierced, lug handles with small spurs beneath, the short circular neck with a flattened rim and interior tooled band, 16½in (42cm) high, tip of base restored, rim chipped, mounted.... [Lire la suite]