Artemis Gallery to present online auction of ancient treasures Oct. 2

This Roman marble torso is from a statuette of a young god, possibly Apollo. It is 6 inches high, dates to the first or second century and has a $6,000-$9,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

This Roman marble torso is from a statuette of a young god, possibly Apollo. It is 6 inches high, dates to the first or second century and has a $6,000-$9,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

BOULDER, Colo. – Artemis Gallery Live.com will conduct its third international live auction on Saturday, Oct. 2. The sale will feature over 400 lots of classical antiquities, ancient and pre-Columbian art from around the world. This one-day, online-only auction event is being run on the LiveAuctioneers.com bidding platform.

“The variety in this sale is amazing and with all of our sales, each piece has been vetted for authenticity. This promises to be our biggest live auction event to date,” said Teresa Dodge, owner and managing director of Artemis Gallery Ancient Art and Artemis Gallery Live. “Because of the large number of quality items we were able to obtain, this time the auction will be separated into two distinct sessions. The first session, beginning at 8 a.m. Pacific Time, features classical antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Italy, Rome, Egypt, the Middle East and the Far East. The second session will start at noon Pacific Time – approximately 1-2 hours after the antiquities portion ends – and features art from the ancient Pre-Columbian Americas.”

Artemis Gallery Live.com sets itself apart from other auction companies by working in collaboration with a select group of premiere antiquities dealers worldwide. This ongoing support and commitment has given Artemis Gallery Live the ability to present collections of ancient items that are second to none. No other auction house, online or traditional, boasts this kind of dealer support, said Dodge. “Our trusted group of quality dealers makes Artemis Gallery Live.com the truly unique and exciting online auction venue it has become, plus unlike so many other online auction sites, ArtemisGalleryLive.com guarantees all objects to be ancient,” she added.

Dealers participating in the Oct. 2 live auction include Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Medusa Ancient Art, Sands of Time Ancient Art, Glenn Howard Egyptian Antiquities, Howard Nowes/Art for Eternity, PBJI Ancient Coins and Antiquities, Alexander Ancient Art, Explorer Ancient Art, Fort Knox Artifacts, Splendors of the World and Riverbend Gallery.

“To ensure complete buyer satisfaction, all items offered for sale are guaranteed ancient/authentic and as described. Bidders can buy with complete confidence knowing that everything we sell is truly ancient,” said Dodge. “Further, all dealers abide by the strictest standards to ensure every item offered for sale in our live auctions complies with all laws of cultural patrimony.”

Bidders may participate online, via phone in real-time or leave absentee bids. For details, contact Dodge directly at 720-936-4282, send her an e-mail at artemisgallerylive@gmail.com. Learn more about Artemis Gallery Live by visiting the company’s Web site: ArtemisGalleryLive.com

 

 

View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.


ADDITIONAL LOTS OF NOTE


Pectorals placed around the neck of mummies were usually decorated with images of funerary gods and regeneration symbols, as is the case on this specimen of glazed faience. This New Kingdom or shortly later piece is about 3 1/2 inches high. It has a $7,000-$8,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

Pectorals placed around the neck of mummies were usually decorated with images of funerary gods and regeneration symbols, as is the case on this specimen of glazed faience. This New Kingdom or shortly later piece is about 3 1/2 inches high. It has a $7,000-$8,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

This bronze statuette is the young god Horus, often known as Harpokrates. The 5 1/4-inch figure has a $12,000-$15,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

This bronze statuette is the young god Horus, often known as Harpokrates. The 5 1/4-inch figure has a $12,000-$15,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

>A horse and rider are flanked by two draped figures and two satyrs on either side of this Attic black-figure skyphos, circa 530 B.C. Excluding the handles, it measures 4 7/8 inches in diameter and is estimated at $6,500-$8,000. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

>A horse and rider are flanked by two draped figures and two satyrs on either side of this Attic black-figure skyphos, circa 530 B.C. Excluding the handles, it measures 4 7/8 inches in diameter and is estimated at $6,500-$8,000. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

At 12 inches tall and 6 inches wide this Moche IV pottery portrait vessel of a king from the north coast of Peru is unusually large. It dates to circa A.D. 400-500 and carries a $10,000-$15,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.

At 12 inches tall and 6 inches wide this Moche IV pottery portrait vessel of a king from the north coast of Peru is unusually large. It dates to circa A.D. 400-500 and carries a $10,000-$15,000 estimate. Image courtesy of Artemis Gallery Live.com.