Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Artemis Gallery Ancient Antiquities Auction


Polychrome gesso box, Egypt, 26th Dynasty, circa 662 to 525 BCE, with hieroglyphs on each of four panels, $40,000-$60,000
Artemis Gallery unlocks the mysteries of ancient times with an auction of important classical antiquities, plus ancient and ethnographic art.
Greek Illyrian bronze helmet, circa late 6th to 5th century BCE. $20,000-$30,000

22+ karat gold Burmese Buddha that dates to the 12th century. Seated in the Bhumisparsha mudra pose and delineated in fine detail. $20,000-$30,000.

Pre-Columbian ceramic figure of the Veracruz (Mexico) culture is in actuality a life-size ocarina. $40,000-$60,000
Wood mummiform sarcophagus depicting Falcon Bird Horus. Circa 664 to 332 BCE, this incredibly rare piece is cataloged with a $25,000-$35,000 estimate.

A rare 1st century cavalry officer’s bronze parade mask modeled in the likeness of its owner. Estimate is $80,000-$100,000.
Greek Cycladic marble female figure, circa 2500 BCE. Est. $80k-$100k.Enormous Early Byzantine (400 to 600 CE) liturgical table finely carved from a single piece of creamy white marble. $100,000-$300,000Chinese Han Dynasty terracotta horse, circa 206 BCE to 220 CE. Est: $75,000-$150,000Urartu bronze helmet, circa-8th-7th century BCE. Est. $250,000-$350,000

Greek Paestan red-figure bell krater, Magna Graecia, southern Italy, circa 340 to 330 BCE $6,000-$8,000
The carefully curated selection includes museum-quality pieces from Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Etruscan, Near Eastern, Asian, Pre-Columbian and Native-American cultures. Additionally, there are several important Celtic and Viking relics and gold jewelry items.
Viking 18K gold ring with central cabochon garnet and flanking emerald cabochons, circa 9th to 12th centuries CE, $20,000-$25,000

Large Ancient Roman marble head of a man, circa 1st to 3rd century CE $20,000-$30,000