28 avril 2012

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

A Roman carnelian intaglio. Circa 1st Century A.D. Photo Bonhams The oval gem engraved with a profile portrait head of Athena wearing a crested helmet and aegis with snakes, bordered by a ΚΡΑΤΙΝΗ inscription, set in a stepped hollow gold ring, possibly ancient, finger size 'Z', the intaglio 19mm long. Estimate: £2,500 - 3,500, US$ 4,000 - 5,500, € 3,000 - 4,200 - Unsold Provenance:: UK private collection, acquired in London in the 1990s. Bonhams. Antiquities, 25 Apr 2012. London, New Bond... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2011

Three Images of Alexander the Great in Sculpture and Jewellery @ Bonhams Antiquities Sale

A Roman marble head of Alexander the Great. Antonine, circa A.D. 138-161 Bonhams yesterday sale of Antiquities on April 13thincludes three powerful images of Alexander the Great - a 2000-year-old ring bearing his image and two stunning sculpted heads from the same era. Madeleine Perridge, Head of Antiquities at Bonhams comments: "Alexander has been seen as the greatest general and ruler in history. After his death he was treated as a demi-god, his image was everywhere and his legendary exploits a powerful part of Greek and Roman... [Lire la suite]

25 février 2011

Three Images of Alexander the Great in Sculpture and Jewelery in Bonhams Antiques Sales

A Roman marble head of Alexander Helios Circa 1st Century B.C.-A.D. Estimate: £7,000-9,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Bonhams next sale of Antiquities on April 13th includes three powerful images of Alexander the Great - a 2000-year-old ring bearing his image and two stunning sculpted heads from the same era. Madeleine Perridge, Head of Antiquities at Bonhams comments: “Alexander has been seen as the greatest general and ruler in history. After his death he was treated as a demi-god, his image was everywhere and his legendary... [Lire la suite]


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