Arte Antico to present wide range of antiquities June 29

ancient objects

Gold Egyptian Eye of Horus, late period, 1in. x 1in. Estimate: $2,400-$3,500. Arte Antico image

NEW YORK – Arte Antico LLC will present an ancient and ethnographic auction on Saturday, June 29, starting at 3 p.m. Eastern time. The 226-lot auction consists of a broad range of ancient objects, ethnographic pieces and folk art. Bid absentee or live online through LiveAuctioneers.

Highlights include the following:

– A yellow gold Egyptian eye of Horus pendant from a private Brooklyn, N.Y., collection (above).

– A Pre-Columbian Moche, Peru, frog vessel.

ancient objects

Pre-Columbian Moche, Peru, circa A.D. 500, frog vessel, spotted bichrome, 7½in. x 7½in. x 5¼in. Estimate: $800-$1,200. Arte Antico image

– A nearly 5-inch-high Roman glass vessel from a private Brooklyn, N.Y., collection.

ancient objects

A rare Roman glass vessel with three double-loop handles, circa A.D. 400, 4¾in. high. Estimate: $1,200-$1,500. Arte Antico image

– An early 20th century antelope mask with brown ribbed horns, small ears and an expressive face, remains of kaolin.

ancient objects

An early 20th century antelope mask, 20in. high x 7¼in. wide. Estimate: $1,250-$1,400. Arte Antico image

– An early 20th century thangka from a private collection in Connecticut.

ancient objects

Early 20th century thangka, cloth mounted on broad, framed, 22in. x 32in. Estimate: $800-$1,000. Arte Antico image

The auction offers a broad range of items for all types of collectors, from the novice collector up to the established collectors. Many lots have low opening bids and low reserves.