Encino, CA, United States
DoneSun, Dec 10, 2006 8:00 PM UTC
Ancient Art from Around the World
The auction begins with a fine selection of ancient stone tools from the Leighton Wilkie Collection and continues into Ancient Egypt with many top quality artifacts offered in bronze, wood, faience and stone. Featured is an exquisite alabaster canopic jar, mummy masks and more! Egyptian amulets, scarabs and beaded necklaces abound. The auction also includes Near Eastern seals, terra cottas and weapons. Also from that area are items made in silver, iron, lead and marble as wlll as attractive and wearable jewelry. A large and comprehensive grouping of many prized pieces of ancient glass from the Joel L. Malter Collection come next in the auction. Greek and Central Asian pottery follow the ancient glass and include many rare and beautiful Persian ceramic tiles. The auction concludes with a large and fine selection of Pre-Columbian Art, many pieces from the Joel L. Malter Collection are included. Many rare and sledom offered cultures are featured in this listing. The auction concludes with a nice selection of Asian and South Easian art as well as a couple of Judaic items.