ANCIENT JEWELLERY AND WEAPONRY 2022-05-15 Auction - 298 Price Results - Apollo Art Auctions in UK
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ROMAN INTAGLIO WITH AMAZON FIGHTING A CENTAUR IN GOLD RINGGREEK TINNED CHALCIDIAN HELMET WITH HIGH RELIEFGREEK GOLD PENDANT WITH GORGON HEAD IN RELIEF - ex. Epstein
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London, UK, United Kingdom
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ANCIENT JEWELLERY AND WEAPONRY

Apollo Galleries and Auctions has the pleasure of presenting to you a new two-day catalogue for May 2022 with a breath-taking assemblage of art from the ancient world. This new catalogue boasts beautiful authentic ancient art and antiquities which has been carefully vetted by an array of specialists including Emma Saber and Laetitia Delaloye both of them with significant experience in Christie's; Russel Scott, who has been the authenticity officer for the Viking Society for over twenty-six years. James Brenchley, a dealer with vast knowledge and experience as a head of Antiquities department in Hanson's auctioneers. The catalogue is divided in two days - Classical and Asian Antiquities (Saturday 14.05) and Ancient Jewellery and Weaponry (15.05) Our May catalogue appeals to all areas of the collective market including superb Greek and Roman pottery, Egyptian masks, Roman glass and lamps. Stunning wearable gold jewellery, weaponry, including rare Chalcidian helmets, Medieval period swords with inlaid handles, Viking axe. The Asian section includes a diverse selection of Gandharan sculptures, and Chinese figures and bronzes in the form of horses and riders, attendants and animals. Apollo Gallery is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with this magnificent assembly of ancient art. We hope that this catalogue will be a fitting testimonial to many truly inspired collections. All shipping will be handled in-house and payments in all major currencies are accepted. Yours sincerely, Dr. Ivan Bonchev
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HELLENISTIC GOLD BROOCH WITH AGATE EYE: Ca. 300-100 BCHellenistic PeriodA finely rendered Greek Hellenistic gold disc-shaped brooch/pendant, hammered from thin gold, with an agate eye to the centre, along the brooch the front six rows of
0142: HELLENISTIC GOLD BROOCH WITH AGATE EYEEst. £4,000-£8,000Lot Passed
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HELLENISTIC GOLD BROOCH WITH AGATE EYE: Ca. 300-100 BCHellenistic PeriodA finely rendered Greek Hellenistic gold disc-shaped brooch/pendant, hammered from thin gold, with an agate eye to the centre, along the brooch thirteen pyramid shaped
0143: HELLENISTIC GOLD BROOCH WITH AGATE EYEEst. £4,000-£8,000
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PAIR OF GREEK HELLENISTIC GOLD EARRINGS: Ca. 400-300 BCA fine matching pair of gold earrings; decorated with granulations and gold cains; two dolphines supporting an amphora shaped body; hooks decorated with floral patterns.Size: Set of 2;
0144: PAIR OF GREEK HELLENISTIC GOLD EARRINGSEst. £10,000-£20,000Lot Passed
PAIR OF GREEK HELLENISTIC GOLD EARRINGS: Ca. 400-300 BCA fine matching pair of gold earrings; decorated with granulations and gold cains. Set of 2Size: L:45mm / W:35mm; 23.6gProvenance: Property of a London Gentleman; formerly in a private
0145: PAIR OF GREEK HELLENISTIC GOLD EARRINGSEst. £8,000-£12,000Lot Passed
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GREEK GOLD FILIGREE EARRINGS: Ca. 323-31 BCHellenistic PeriodA pair of beautiful gold earrings, each comprising an oval-shaped hoop with hooked attachment and a semi-circular filigree design, ornamented with spherical baubles,
0146: GREEK GOLD FILIGREE EARRINGSEst. £3,000-£6,000
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GREEK GOLD AND CARNELIAN FLY PENDANT: Ca. 100 BCHellenistic PeriodA gold pendant in the form of a fly, with the body formed of carnelian and two winged forged with gold. Above two carnelian beads conjoined with a suspension loop and gold
0149: GREEK GOLD AND CARNELIAN FLY PENDANTEst. £1,500-£3,000Lot Passed
BYZANTINE GOLD NECKLACE WITH AMETHYST: Ca. 600 ADComposed of openwork disks centered by filigree Greek crosses and amethyst beads, attached to a hook and loop closure. Necklace possibly later.For similar see Christie's 11 December 2014.
0150: BYZANTINE GOLD NECKLACE WITH AMETHYSTEst. £4,000-£8,000Lot Passed
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ROMAN GOLD CHAIN NECKLACE: Ca. 100-300 ADA sophisticated gold necklace with a loop in loop strand, rope-like in appearance, the chain shows particularly fine workmanship. Due to its fine workmanship, it is believed to be made
0151: ROMAN GOLD CHAIN NECKLACEEst. £4,000-£8,000
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ROMAN GOLD PENDANT WITH FAIENCE: Ca. 400 ADA gold pendant in upside down "V" shape, the rim is decorated with filigree which roles elegantly along the top, the centre has filigree in the shape of three diamonds which central
0152: ROMAN GOLD PENDANT WITH FAIENCEEst. £1,000-£2,000Lot Passed
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EASTERN GREEK GOLD PENDANT: Ca. 400-300 BCA gold pendant in the form of a globe with centre panel band of decoration, inbetween two carnelian beads. The pendant attached with a gold later necklace.Size: L:29.3mm / W:9.8mm;
0153: EASTERN GREEK GOLD PENDANTEst. £400-£800
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BYZANTINE RELIGIOUS GOLD SIGNET RING: Ca. 600-800 ADA Byzantine gold ring featuring a discoid bezel joined to a solid round-section hoop and decorated with a religious inscription in Greek.Following the trends set by the Romans,
0154: BYZANTINE RELIGIOUS GOLD SIGNET RINGEst. £4,000-£8,000Lot Passed
BYZANTINE RELIGIOUS GOLD SIGNET RING: Ca. 600-800 ADA Byzantine gold ring featuring a discoid bezel joined to a solid round-section hoop and decorated with a religious inscription in Greek.Following the trends set by the Romans,
0155: BYZANTINE RELIGIOUS GOLD SIGNET RINGEst. £4,000-£8,000Lot Passed
POST MEDIEVAL GOLD RING WITH DIAMOND: Circa 1800 AD A slender gold ring with teardrop-shaped bezel decorated with a sparking diamond. The band with ribbed decoration and with an inscription. Size: D: 15.8mm / US: 5 1/8 / UK: K; 3.7g
0159: POST MEDIEVAL GOLD RING WITH DIAMONDEst. £4,000-£8,000Lot Passed
SASANIAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RING: Ca. 500-600 ADWith a heavy, plain hoop, flat on the interior, rounded on the exterior, expanding slightly to the angular shoulders, the high oval bezel set with an inscribed amethyst gemstone.For
0160: SASANIAN GOLD AND AMETHYST FINGER RINGEst. £2,000-£3,000Lot Passed
ROMAN EAGLE BANDED AGATE GOLD RING: Ca. 100-200 ADA gold ring with oval banded agate gem depicting an eagle standing on a nest, its wings deployed, eatting a hare. The shoulders of the ring are wide and have decorative scrolls on both
0161: ROMAN EAGLE BANDED AGATE GOLD RINGEst. £4,000-£8,000Lot Passed
ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS WITH GRANULATION: Ca. 100-300 ADA substantial pair of Ancient Roman gold earrings featuring a large convex shaped bead which looks like a vessel, with a beautiful pendant decorated with fine granulation on its rim;
0162: ROMAN GOLD EARRINGS WITH GRANULATIONEst. £2,000-£3,000Lot Passed
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ROMAN CARNELIAN INTAGLIO OF AN EAGLE: Ca. 200 ADAn oval shaped intaglio with an eagle. The bird of prey is positioned above a circular altar, holding a laurel wreath in its beak, and a palm branch with the legs. The animal is facing
0163: ROMAN CARNELIAN INTAGLIO OF AN EAGLEEst. £400-£800
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ROMAN CARNELIAN INTAGLIO DEPICTING A GENIUS: Ca. 100-300 ADAn oval shaped intaglio with a genius presiding spirit that brings good fortune. He is carrying a cornucopia and the hand is outstretched to make an offering.Henig M. & MacGregor A.;
0164: ROMAN CARNELIAN INTAGLIO DEPICTING A GENIUSEst. £250-£350
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ROMAN GOLD RING WITH FORTUNA INTAGLIO: Ca. 200-300 ADA beautiful gold finger of a round hoop with smooth sides tapering to the back. Oval bezel set with a carnelian intaglio engraved with a depiction of a standing figure of goddess
0165: ROMAN GOLD RING WITH FORTUNA INTAGLIOEst. £4,000-£6,000Lot Passed
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